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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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Fluid Power Circuits and Controls: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition

Fluid Power Circuits and Controls: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

John S. Cundiff, Michael F. Kocher
December 18, 2019

Fluid Power Circuits and Controls: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition, is designed for a first course in fluid power for undergraduate engineering students. After an introduction to the design and function of components, students apply what they’ve learned and consider how the component...

Mechanics of Fatigue

Mechanics of Fatigue

1st Edition

Vladimir V. Bolotin
September 11, 2019

Mechanics of Fatigue addresses the range of topics concerning damage, fatigue, and fracture of engineering materials and structures. The core of this resource builds upon the synthesis of micro- and macro-mechanics of fracture. In micromechanics, both the modeling of mechanical phenomena on the...

Mechanics of Solids and Shells: Theories and Approximations

Mechanics of Solids and Shells: Theories and Approximations

1st Edition

Gerald Wempner, Demosthenes Talaslidis
September 11, 2019

As the theories and methods have evolved over the years, the mechanics of solid bodies has become unduly fragmented. Most books focus on specific aspects, such as the theories of elasticity or plasticity, the theories of shells, or the mechanics of materials. While a narrow focus serves immediate...

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Third Edition

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Charles F. Kutscher, Jana B. Milford, Frank Kreith
September 18, 2018

PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE 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...

Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability

Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability

1st Edition

Efstathios E. Michaelides
April 30, 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...

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook

2nd Edition

D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith
March 26, 2018

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...

CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering

CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering

2nd Edition

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 Conversion

Energy Conversion

2nd 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

1st Edition

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

3rd 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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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....

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