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Finite Element Modeling and Simulation with ANSYS Workbench, Second Edition

2nd Edition


Xiaolin Chen, Yijun Liu
September 28, 2018

Finite Element Modeling and Simulation with ANSYS Workbench 18, Second Edition, combines finite element theory with real-world practice. Providing an introduction to finite element modeling and analysis for those with no prior experience, and written by authors with a combined experience of 30 years...

Mechanics of Materials: With Applications in Excel

1st Edition


Bichara B. Muvdi, Souhail Elhouar
June 21, 2016

Mechanics of Materials: With Applications in Excel® covers the fundamentals of the mechanics of materials—or strength of materials—in a clear and easily understandable way. Each chapter explains the theory of the underlying principles and the applicable mathematical relations, offering examples...

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition

4th Edition


Haym Benaroya, Mark Nagurka, Seon Han
October 25, 2017

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition addresses the principles and application of vibration theory. Equations for modeling vibrating systems are explained, and MATLAB® is referenced as an analysis tool. The Fourth Edition adds more coverage of damping, new case ...

Fundamentals of Rocket Propulsion

1st Edition


DP Mishra
August 2, 2017

The book follows a unified approach to present the basic principles of rocket propulsion in concise and lucid form. This textbook comprises of ten chapters ranging from brief introduction and elements of rocket propulsion, aerothermodynamics to solid, liquid and hybrid propellant rocket engines with...

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 renewab...

Engineering Dynamics and Vibrations

1st Edition

Junbo Jia, Jeom Kee Paik
December 12, 2018

Engineering dynamics and vibrations has become an essential topic for ensuring structural integrity and operational functionality in different engineering areas. However, practical problems regarding dynamics and vibrations are in many cases handled without success despite large expenditures. This...

Statistical Physics of Dense Plasmas: Elementary Processes and Phase Transitions

1st Edition

Setsuo Ichimaru
December 11, 2018

This authoritative text offers a complete overview on the statistical mechanics and electrodynamics of physical processes in dense plasma systems. The author emphasizes laboratory-based experiments and astrophysical observations of plasma phenomena, elucidated through the fundamentals. The coverage...

Applications of Differential Equations in Engineering and Mechanics

1st Edition

Kam Tim Chau
December 11, 2018

This second of two comprehensive reference texts on differential equations continues coverage of the essential material students they are likely to encounter in solving engineering and mechanics problems across the field - alongside a preliminary volume on theory. This book covers a very broad...

Numerical Methods in Computational Mechanics

1st Edition

Jamshid Ghaboussi, Xiping Steven Wu
December 11, 2018

This book explores the numerical algorithms underpinning modern finite element based computational mechanics software. It covers all the major numerical methods that are used in computational mechanics. It reviews the basic concepts in linear algebra and advanced matrix theory, before covering...

Railway Transportation Systems: Design, Construction and Operation

1st Edition

Christos N. Pyrgidis
December 11, 2018

Incorporates More Than 25 Years of Research and Experience Railway Transportation Systems: Design, Construction and Operation presents a comprehensive overview of railway passenger and freight transport systems, from design through to construction and operation. It covers the range of railway...

Nanofluidics: An Introduction

1st Edition

Zhigang Li
December 07, 2018

This book will cover main topics about the fundamentals and applications of nanofluidics. These would be nanofluidics, how it differs from classic fluid mechanics, as well as describing the methodologies of nanofluidics, including numerical approaches, e.g. molecular dynamics simulation and...

Practical Motorsport Engineering

1st Edition

Andrew Livesey
December 06, 2018

This guide and textbook on motorsport engineering is written from a practical point of view. It offers a wide-ranging insight into the nuts and bolts technology of practical car racing from saloons and sports cars to open wheelers. It gives the aspiring race engineer the tools to do the job by...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges Part B: Electrical Power

1st Edition

Viorel Badescu, George Cristian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
December 06, 2018

Traditionally, power engineering has been a subfield of energy engineering and electrical engineering which deals with the generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electric power and the electrical devices connected to such systems including generators, motors and transformers....

Beginner's Guide to SOLIDWORKS 2019 - Level I

1st Edition

Alejandro Reyes
December 06, 2018

This book is intended to help new users learn the basic concepts of SOLIDWORKS and good solid modeling techniques in an easy to follow guide that includes video instruction. It is a great starting point for those new to SOLIDWORKS or as a teaching aid in classroom training to become familiar with...

Moving Finite Element Method: Fundamentals and Applications in Chemical Engineering

1st Edition

Maria do Carmo Coimbra, Alirio Egidio Rodrigues, Jaime Duarte Rodrigues, Rui Jorge Mendes Robalo, Rui Manuel Pires Almeida
December 05, 2018

This book focuses on process simulation in chemical engineering with a numerical algorithm based on the moving finite element method (MFEM). It offers new tools and approaches for modeling and simulating time-dependent problems with moving fronts and with moving boundaries described by...

Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body

1st Edition

Redha Taiar, Christiano Bittencourt Machado, Xavier Chiementin, Mario Bernardo-Filho
November 30, 2018

Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body allows an understanding about the qualities and disadvantages of vibration exposure on the human body with a biomechanical and medical perspective. It offers a comprehensive range of principles, methods, techniques and tools...

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Basic Tools

1st Edition

Paul Tran
November 28, 2018

SOLIDWORKS Basic Tools is the first book in a three part series. It introduces new users to the SOLIDWORKS interface, SOLIDWORKS tools and basic modeling techniques. It provides you with a strong understanding of SOLIDWORKS and covers the creation of parts, assemblies and drawings. Every lesson and...