Turbomachinery Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer
Reliability-Based Mechanical Design
Shaft Seals for Dynamic Applications
Optical Principles and Technology for Engineers
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing: Applications and Techniques for Use in Design: Manufacturing, and Inspection
Marsbed H. Hablanian
March 31, 1997
Offering a basic understanding of each important topic in vacuum science and technology, this book concentrates on pumping issues, emphasizes the behavior of vacuum pumps and vacuum systems, and explains the relationships between pumps, instrumentation and high-vacuum system performance. The book...
James D. Meadows
March 21, 1997
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing: Workbook and Answerbook offers a host of effective examples that utilize the concepts discussed in the reference/text--covering all facets of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, measurement, inspection, and gauging applicable in any on-the-job situation....
February 04, 1997
This festschrift in honor of Professor Budugur Lakshminarayana's 60th birthday-based on the proceedings of a symposium on Turbomachinery Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer held recently at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park-provides authoritative and conclusive research results as...
Thomas A. Cruse
January 24, 1997
Discussing the modern tools that support designs based on product reliability, this text focuses on the classical techniques of reliability analysis as well as response surface modelling and physics-based reliability prediction methods. It makes use of the available personal computer tools that...
January 02, 1997
This work introduces a wide variety of practical approaches to the synthesis and optimization of shapes for mechanical elements and structures. The simplest methods for achieving the best results without mathematical complexity - especially computer solutions - are emphasized. The authors present...
June 12, 1996
Describes all seal types used in industry for rotating, oscillating and reciprocating shaft applications. The work details the various practices for radial shaft seal selection, testing and installation recommended by the Society of Automotive Engineers, the Rubber Manufacture's Association, the...
April 23, 1996
Discussing the principles of physical and geometrical optics from an engineering point of view, this book explains current optical technology and the applications of optical methods in a wide variety of fields, from astronomy and agriculture to medicine and semiconductors. It offers guidance in the...
November 30, 1995
This introduction offers well-ordered coverage of the major topics related to the mechanical properties of plastics. It provides: clear examples of the data needed for the analysis of plastics behaviour and engineering applications; the background required to understand developments in plastics...
August 03, 1995
This work reviews the current computer-aided technology and manufacturing techniques utilized in the design of structures made of polymer-matrix composite materials. Currently-available microcomputer programs based on laminate theory and well-established principles for the prediciton of properties...
July 19, 1995
Offering a broad-based review of the factors affecting the design, assembly and behaviour of bolted joints and their components in all industries, this work details various assembly options as well as specific failure modes and strategies for their avoidance. This edition features material on: the...
James D. Meadows
May 04, 1995
Explaining the symbology of dimensioning and tolerancing and introducing a step-by-step system for geometric definition, this book provides examples for the application of geometric controls. The author breaks down the language of geometric product definition into a series of steps that consist of...
January 25, 1995
This work describes the technology necessary to optimize the performance of any refractory lining. It provides an overview of the thermomechanical behaviour and wear of refractory lining systems, and details the structural behaviour of several classical refractory geometries, highlighting the...