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The CRC Series in MECHANICAL and AEROSPACE ENGINEERING includes college textbooks, professional reference works, and contributed handbooks, written by leading experts in their fields. The series volumes cover a wide range of subject areas, including thermal-fluid engineering, energy systems, mechanical design, aerospace and aeronautical engineering, applied dynamics, solid mechanics, building systems and HVAC, and nuclear engineering.

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Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability

Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability

Forthcoming

Efstathios E. Michaelides
May 18, 2018

Energy and the Environment explains in simple terms what the energy demand is at the present, what the environmental effects of energy use are, and what can be accomplished to alleviate the environmental effects of energy use and ensure adequate energy supply. Though technical in approach, the text...

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Third Edition

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Third Edition

Forthcoming

Charles Kutscher, Jana Milford, Frank Kreith
February 15, 2018

PRINCIPLES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, Third Edition, surveys the range of sustainable energy sources and the tools that engineers, scientists, managers, and policy makers use to analyze energy generation, usage, and future trends. The text provides complete and up-to-date coverage of all...

CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering, Second Edition

CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering, Second Edition

Frank Kreith, Raj P. Chhabra
December 05, 2017

The CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering, Second Edition, is a fully updated version of this respected reference work, with chapters written by leading experts. Its first part covers basic concepts, equations and principles of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics. Following that is...

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook, Second Edition

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook, Second Edition

D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith
November 01, 2017

For the Movers, Shakers, and Policy Makers in Energy Engineering and Related Industries The latest version of a bestselling reference, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook, Second Edition covers the foremost trends and technologies in energy engineering today. This new edition contains...

Energy Conversion, Second Edition

Energy Conversion, Second Edition

D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith
June 22, 2017

This handbook surveys the range of methods and fuel types used in generating energy for industry, transportation, and heating and cooling of buildings. Solar, wind, biomass, nuclear, geothermal, ocean and fossil fuels are discussed and compared, and the thermodynamics of energy conversion is...

Introduction to Biofuels

Introduction to Biofuels

David M. Mousdale
June 14, 2017

What role will biofuels play in the scientific portfolio that might bring energy independence and security, revitalize rural infrastructures, and wean us off of our addiction to oil? The shifting energy landscape of the 21st century, with its increased demand for renewable energy technology, poses...

Nanotechnology: Understanding Small Systems, Third Edition

Nanotechnology: Understanding Small Systems, Third Edition

Ben Rogers, Jesse Adams, Sumita Pennathur
May 11, 2017

An Accessible, Scientifically Rigorous Presentation That Helps Your Students Learn the Real StuffWinner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book Award 2011"… takes the revolutionary concepts and techniques that have traditionally been fodder for graduate study and makes them accessible for all. …...

Air Distribution in Buildings

Air Distribution in Buildings

Essam E. Khalil
April 13, 2017

Air Distribution in Buildings is a concise and practical guide to air distribution system design and managing air conditioning systems in buildings. Making use of 40 years of experience in the design of air conditioning and ventilations systems, and other electromechanical services, this structured...

Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Improvement for Existing Homes: An Engineering Approach

Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Improvement for Existing Homes: An Engineering Approach

Moncef Krarti
March 29, 2017

Providing a proven set of energy efficiency measures and opportunities for saving energy and reducing operating costs for existing homes, this volume presents general tools and procedures for performing home weatherization such as insulation improvements as well as methods to reduce air leakage....

Large Energy Storage Systems Handbook

Large Energy Storage Systems Handbook

Frank S. Barnes, Jonah G. Levine
March 29, 2017

In the current push to convert to renewable sources of energy, many issues raised years ago on the economics and the difficulties of siting energy storage are once again being raised today. When large amounts of wind, solar, and other renewable energy sources are added to existing electrical grids,...

Energy-Efficient Electrical Systems for Buildings

Energy-Efficient Electrical Systems for Buildings

Moncef Krarti
March 07, 2017

Energy-Efficient Electrical Systems for Buildings offers a systematic and practical analysis and design approaches for electrical distribution and utilization systems in buildings. In addition to meeting the minimal safety requirements set by the National Electrical Code (NEC), the design approach...

Nuclear Engineering Handbook, Second Edition

Nuclear Engineering Handbook, Second Edition

Kenneth D. Kok
October 21, 2016

Building upon the success of the first edition, the Nuclear Engineering Handbook, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of nuclear power engineering. Consisting of chapters written by leading experts, this volume spans a wide range of topics in the areas of nuclear power...

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