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Applied Dynamics

Applied Dynamics

Haim Baruh

October 28, 2014

Gain a Greater Understanding of How Key Components Work Using realistic examples from everyday life, including sports (motion of balls in air or during impact) and vehicle motions, Applied Dynamics emphasizes the applications of dynamics in engineering without sacrificing the fundamentals or rigor...

Advanced Electric Drive Vehicles

Advanced Electric Drive Vehicles

Ali Emadi

October 24, 2014

Electrification is an evolving paradigm shift in the transportation industry toward more efficient, higher performance, safer, smarter, and more reliable vehicles. There is in fact a clear trend to move from internal combustion engines (ICEs) to more integrated electrified powertrains. Providing a...

Plasticity: Fundamentals and Applications

Plasticity: Fundamentals and Applications

P.M. Dixit, U.S. Dixit

October 23, 2014

Explores the Principles of Plasticity Most undergraduate programs lack an undergraduate plasticity theory course, and many graduate programs in design and manufacturing lack a course on plasticity—leaving a number of engineering students without adequate information on the subject. Emphasizing...

Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition

Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition

William E. Glassley

October 13, 2014

An In-Depth Introduction to Geothermal Energy Addressing significant changes in the energy markets since the first edition, Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition expounds on the geothermal industry, exploring the expansion, growth, and development of geothermal...

Steam Generators and Waste Heat Boilers: For Process and Plant Engineers

Steam Generators and Waste Heat Boilers: For Process and Plant Engineers

V. Ganapathy

October 10, 2014

Incorporates Worked-Out Real-World Problems Steam Generators and Waste Heat Boilers: For Process and Plant Engineers focuses on the thermal design and performance aspects of steam generators, HRSGs and fire tube, water tube waste heat boilers including air heaters, and condensing economizers. Over...

Computational Solid Mechanics: Variational Formulation and High Order Approximation

Computational Solid Mechanics: Variational Formulation and High Order Approximation

Marco L. Bittencourt

September 19, 2014

Presents a Systematic Approach for Modeling Mechanical Models Using Variational Formulation—Uses Real-World Examples and Applications of Mechanical Models Utilizing material developed in a classroom setting and tested over a 12-year period, Computational Solid Mechanics: Variational Formulation...

Synthetic Jets: Fundamentals and Applications

Synthetic Jets: Fundamentals and Applications

Kamran Mohseni, Rajat Mittal

September 17, 2014

Compiles Information from a Multitude of Sources Synthetic jets have been used in numerous applications, and are part of an emergent field. Accumulating information from hundreds of journal articles and conference papers, Synthetic Jets: Fundamentals and Applications brings together in one book the...

Introduction to Static Analysis Using SolidWorks Simulation

Introduction to Static Analysis Using SolidWorks Simulation

Radostina V. Petrova

September 09, 2014

Uses Finite Element Analysis (FEA) as Implemented in SolidWorks Simulation Outlining a path that readers can follow to ensure a static analysis that is both accurate and sound, Introduction to Static Analysis using SolidWorks Simulation effectively applies one of the most widely used software...

Digital Avionics Handbook, Third Edition

Digital Avionics Handbook, Third Edition

Cary R. Spitzer, Uma Ferrell, Thomas Ferrell

September 03, 2014

A perennial bestseller, the Digital Avionics Handbook offers a comprehensive view of avionics. Complete with case studies of avionics architectures as well as examples of modern systems flying on current military and civil aircraft, this Third Edition includes: Ten brand-new chapters covering new...

Electromagnetic, Mechanical, and Transport Properties of Composite Materials

Electromagnetic, Mechanical, and Transport Properties of Composite Materials

Rajinder Pal

August 27, 2014

In the design, processing, and applications of composite materials, a thorough understanding of the physical properties is required. It is important to be able to predict the variations of these properties with the kind, shape, and concentration of filler materials. The currently available books on...

Analytical Mechanics: Solutions to Problems in Classical Physics

Analytical Mechanics: Solutions to Problems in Classical Physics

Ioan Merches, Daniel Radu

August 26, 2014

Giving students a thorough grounding in basic problems and their solutions, Analytical Mechanics: Solutions to Problems in Classical Physics presents a short theoretical description of the principles and methods of analytical mechanics, followed by solved problems. The authors thoroughly discuss...

Strength of Materials, Second Edition

Strength of Materials, Second Edition

T. S. Venkatesh

August 22, 2014

Ideal for undergraduate students from all branches of engineering, this simple and easy-to-understand text provides comprehensive coverage of the strength of materials, covering stresses and strains, shear force and bending, torsion, deflection, and strain energy as well as closed-coil helical...