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Handbook of Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition


Richard W. Johnson
April 5, 2016

Handbook of Fluid Dynamics offers balanced coverage of the three traditional areas of fluid dynamics—theoretical, computational, and experimental—complete with valuable appendices presenting the mathematics of fluid dynamics, tables of dimensionless numbers, and tables of the properties of gases...

Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Second Edition


Douglas M. Marshall, Richard K. Barnhart, Eric Shappee, Michael Thomas Most
May 24, 2016

Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems surveys the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, from sensors, controls, and automation to regulations, safety procedures, and human factors. It is designed for the student or layperson and thus assumes no prior knowledge of UASs, engin...

Mechanical Design of Machine Components, Second Edition: SI Version


Ansel C. Ugural
June 14, 2016

Analyze and Solve Real-World Machine Design Problems Using SI Units Mechanical Design of Machine Components, Second Edition: SI Version strikes a balance between method and theory, and fills a void in the world of design. Relevant to mechanical and related engineering curricula, the book is useful i...

Biomaterial Mechanics

Heather N. Hayenga, Helim Aranda-Espinoza
May 26, 2017

This book describes the fundamental knowledge of mechanics and its application to biomaterials. An overivew of computer modeling in biomaterials is offered and multiple fields where biomaterials are used are reviewed with particular emphasis to the importance of the mechanical properties of...

Additive Manufacturing Handbook: Product Development for the Defense Industry

Adedeji B. Badiru, Vhance V. Valencia, David Liu
May 24, 2017

Theoretical and practical interests in additive manufacturing (3D printing) are growing rapidly. Engineers and engineering companies now use 3D printing to make prototypes of products before going for full production. In an educational setting faculty, researchers, and students leverage 3D printing...

Fuel Cells: Modeling, Control, and Applications

Bei Gou, Woonki Na, Bill Diong
May 22, 2017

Fuel Cells: Modeling, Control, and Applications describes advanced research results on modeling and control designs for fuel cells and their hybrid energy systems. Filled with simulation examples and test results, it provides detailed discussions on fuel cell modeling, analysis, and nonlinear...

Lightweight and Sustainable Materials for Automotive Applications

Omar Faruk, Jimi Tjong, Mohini Sain
May 18, 2017

Automotive manufacturers are required to decrease CO2 emissions and increase fuel economy while assuring driver comfort and safety. In recent years, there has been rapid development in the application of lightweight and sustainable materials in the automotive industry to help meet these criteria....

Automotive, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering: Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Automotive Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (AEMEE 2016), Hong Kong, China, December 9-11, 2016

Lin Liu
May 18, 2017

The 2016 International Conference on Automotive Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (AEMEE 2016) was held December 9-11, 2016 in Hong Kong, China. AEMEE 2016 was a platform for presenting excellent results and new challenges facing the fields of automotive, mechanical and electrical...

Corrosion Mechanisms in Theory and Practice, Third Edition

Philippe Marcus
May 16, 2017

Updated to include recent results from intensive worldwide research efforts in materials science, surface science, and corrosion science, Corrosion Mechanisms in Theory and Practice, Third Edition explores the latest advances in corrosion and protection mechanisms. It presents a detailed account of...

Mechanical Design

Antonino Risitano
May 16, 2017

Designed as a supplement to the unparalleled and traditional engineering textbooks written by "the maestro" Prof. Giovannozzi, this review of the notes and lessons crucial to Machine Construction courses and Industrial Engineering students allows for the utmost comprehension of the subject matter...

Hospital Airborne Infection Control

Wladyslaw Kowalski
May 16, 2017

Although nosocomial, or hospital-acquired, infections have been well cataloged and are fairly well understood, traditional solutions have failed to completely eliminate the problem. Even the most modern hospitals find themselves stymied by the persistence of these pathogens in hospital wards and...

Electromechanical Control Technology and Transportation: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Electromechanical Control Technology and Transportation (ICECTT 2017), January 14-15, 2017, Zhuhai, China

Xiaoling Jia, Feng Wu
May 11, 2017

The 2017 2nd International Conference on Electromechanical Control Technology and Transportation (ICECTT 2017) was held on January 14–15, 2017 in Zhuhai, China. ICECTT 2017 brought together academics and industrial experts in the field of electromechanical control technology and transportation to a...

Aerospace Project Management Handbook

M. Ann Garrison Darrin, Patrick A. Stadter
May 09, 2017

The Aerospace Project Management Handbook focuses on space systems, exploring intricacies rarely seen in land-based projects. These range from additional compliance requirements from Earned Value Management requirements and regulations (ESA, NASA, FAA), to criticality and risk factors for systems...

Energy Calculations and Problem Solving Sourcebook: A Practical Guide for the Certified Energy Manager Exam

Scott Dunning, Larry S. Katz
May 09, 2017

Based on the Body of Knowledge, this book is designed to serve as a practical guide for energy professionals preparing to take AEE’s Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®) examination. The reference presents an overview of the specific areas of expertise referenced in the current Body of Knowledge in a...

Renewable Energy Devices and Systems with Simulations in MATLAB® and ANSYS®

Frede Blaabjerg, Dan M. Ionel
May 08, 2017

Due to the increasing world population, energy consumption is steadily climbing, and there is a demand to provide solutions for sustainable and renewable energy production, such as wind turbines and photovoltaics. Power electronics are being used to interface renewable sources in order to maximize...