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High-Vacuum Technology: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

High-Vacuum Technology: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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...

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing: Workbook and Answerbook

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing: Workbook and Answerbook

1st Edition

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....

Turbomachinery Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer

Turbomachinery Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer

1st Edition

Hah
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...

Reliability-Based Mechanical Design

Reliability-Based Mechanical Design

1st Edition

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...

Optimizing the Shape of Mechanical Elements and Structures

Optimizing the Shape of Mechanical Elements and Structures

1st Edition

Shirley Seireg
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...

Shaft Seals for Dynamic Applications

Shaft Seals for Dynamic Applications

1st Edition

Les Horve
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...

Optical Principles and Technology for Engineers

Optical Principles and Technology for Engineers

1st Edition

James Stewart
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...

Introduction to Plastics and Composites: Mechanical Properties and Engineering Applications

Introduction to Plastics and Composites: Mechanical Properties and Engineering Applications

1st Edition

Miller
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...

Computer-Aided Design of Polymer-Matrix Composite Structures

Computer-Aided Design of Polymer-Matrix Composite Structures

1st Edition

Hoa
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...

An Introduction to the Design and Behavior of Bolted Joints, Revised and Expanded

An Introduction to the Design and Behavior of Bolted Joints, Revised and Expanded

3rd Edition

John Bickford
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...

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing: Applications and Techniques for Use in Design: Manufacturing, and Inspection

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing: Applications and Techniques for Use in Design: Manufacturing, and Inspection

1st Edition

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...

Refractory Linings: ThermoMechanical Design and Applications

Refractory Linings: ThermoMechanical Design and Applications

1st Edition

Charles Schacht
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...

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