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Resilient Space Systems Design: An Introduction

1st Edition


Ron Burch
September 30, 2019

Presenting a fundamental definition of resilience, the book examines the concept of resilience as it relates to space system design. The book establishes the required definitions, relates its place to existing state-of-the-art systems engineering practices, and explains the process and mathematical ...

Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics: An Introduction to Nuclear Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

1st Edition


Robert E. Masterson
September 18, 2019

Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulic Systems provides a comprehensive approach to nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics, reflecting the latest technologies, reactor designs, and safety considerations. The text makes extensive use of color images, internet links, computer graphics, and other innovative techniques...

Advances in Gear Design and Manufacture

1st Edition


Stephen P. Radzevich
May 16, 2019

Advances in Gear Design and Manufacture deals with gears, gear transmissions, and advanced methods of gear production.The book is focused on discussion of the latest discoveries and accomplishments in gear design and production, with chapters written by international experts in the field. Topics ar...

Processes and Design for Manufacturing, Third Edition

3rd Edition


Sherif D. El Wakil
April 12, 2019

Processes and Design for Manufacturing, Third Edition, examines manufacturing processes from the viewpoint of the product designer, investigating the selection of manufacturing methods in the early phases of design and how this affects the constructional features of a product. The stages from design...

Automotive Innovation: The Science and Engineering behind Cutting-Edge Automotive Technology

1st Edition


Patrick Hossay
July 17, 2019

Automotive Innovation: The Science and Engineering behind Cutting-Edge Automotive Technology provides a survey of innovative automotive technologies in the auto industry. Automobiles are rapidly changing, and this text explores these trends. IC engines, transmissions, and chassis are being improved,...

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB Applications

3rd Edition


Yogesh Jaluria
September 17, 2019

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB® Applications provides systematic and efficient approaches to the design of thermal systems, which are of interest in a wide range of applications. It presents basic concepts and procedures for conceptual design, problem formula...

Engineering Writing by Design: Creating Formal Documents of Lasting Value, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Edward J. Rothwell, Michael J. Cloud
January 16, 2020

Engineering Writing by Design: Creating Formal Document of Lasting Value, Second Edition shows how effective writing can be achieved by thinking like an engineer. Based on the authors’ combined experience as engineering educators, the book presents a novel approach to technical writing, positioning...

Extreme Tribology: Fundamentals and Challenges

1st Edition

Ahmed Abdelbary
January 10, 2020

Tribology is an unfamiliar term for many, but is experienced by all. It is the science of friction, wear and lubrication of contacting surfaces in relative motion. The aim of this book is to introduce the fundamentals of tribology as well as its challenges in extreme operating conditions. The book...

The Newman Lectures on Transport Phenomena

1st Edition

John S. Newman, Vincent S. Battaglia
December 31, 2019

The author is considered one of the great chemical engineers of his time. His reputation derives from his mastery of all phases of the subject matter, his clarity of thought, and his ability to reduce complex problems to their essential core elements. He is a member of the National Academy of...

Wave Propagation Analysis of Smart Nanostructures

1st Edition

Farzad Ebrahimi, Ali Dabbagh
December 20, 2019

Wave Propagation Analysis of Smart Nanostructures presents a mathematical framework for the wave propagation problem of small-scale nanobeams and nanoplates manufactured from various materials, including functionally graded composites, smart piezoelectric materials, smart magneto-electro-elastic...

Interfacial Mechanics: Theories and Methods for Contact and Lubrication

1st Edition

Jane Wang, Dong Zhu
December 17, 2019

Understanding the characteristics of material contact and lubrication at tribological interfaces is of great importance to engineering researchers and machine designers. Traditionally, contact and lubrication are separately studied due to technical difficulties, although they often coexist in...

Mechatronic Systems: Devices, Design, Control, Operation and Monitoring

1st Edition

Clarence W. de Silva
December 17, 2019

Mechatronics has emerged as its own discipline over the past decade, yet no reference has lived up to the demands of being a working guide for designing and implementing the new generation of mechatronic systems. Uniting an international team of leading experts, Mechatronic Systems: Devices, Design...

A Theoretical Introduction to Numerical Analysis

1st Edition

Victor S. Ryaben'kii, Semyon V. Tsynkov
December 17, 2019

A Theoretical Introduction to Numerical Analysis presents the general methodology and principles of numerical analysis, illustrating these concepts using numerical methods from real analysis, linear algebra, and differential equations. The book focuses on how to efficiently represent mathematical...

Gas Turbine Combined Cycle Power Plants

1st Edition

S. Can Gülen
December 16, 2019

This book covers the design, analysis, and optimization of the cleanest, most efficient fossil fuel-fired electric power generation technology at present and in the foreseeable future. The book contains a wealth of first principles-based calculation methods comprising key formulae, charts, rules of...

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

2nd Edition

John S. Cundiff, Michael F. Kocher
December 10, 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...

Polymers and Multicomponent Polymeric Systems: Thermal, Thermo-Mechanical and Dielectric Analysis

1st Edition

Jose James, Pramoda Kumari Pallathadka, Sabu Thomas
December 09, 2019

In recent years, multicomponent polymers have generated much interest due to their excellent properties, unique morphology, and high-end applications. This book focuses on thermal, thermo-mechanical, and dielectric analysis of polymers and multicomponent polymeric systems such as blends,...

Linear and Non-Linear Deformations of Elastic Solids

1st Edition

Arabinda Roy, Rasajit Kumar Bera
December 09, 2019

Linear and Non-Linear Deformations of Elastic Solids aims to compile the advances in the field of linear and non-linear elasticity through discussion of advanced topics. Broadly classified into two parts, it includes crack, contact, scattering and wave propagation in linear elastic solids and...

The Professional Skills Handbook For Engineers And Technical Professionals

1st Edition

Kevin Retz
December 05, 2019

This new handbook covers a wide range of engineering skills generally not taught in today's college-level technical programs. New engineers, though technically sound, need to master these other skills upon entering the professional world. Topics covered include teaming, root cause analysis, Lean...