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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 6, 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...

Experimental Aerodynamics

Stefano Discetti, Andrea Ianiro
March 28, 2017

  Experimental Aerodynamics provides an up to date study of this key area of aeronautical engineering. The field has undergone significant evolution with the development of 3D techniques, data processing methods, and the conjugation of simultaneous measurements of multiple quantities. Written...

Power Plant Centrifugal Pumps: Problem Analysis and Troubleshooting

Maurice L. Adams
March 27, 2017

In the critical work of maintaining power plant machinery, operating difficulties with centrifugal pumps will inevitably occur because of the essential requirement for electric power plants to operate at all times throughout the year. The root causes and solutions for pump failure comprise major...

Finn's Thermal Physics, Third Edition

Andrew Rex
March 24, 2017

This fully updated and expanded new edition continues to provide the most readable, concise, and easy-to-follow introduction to thermal physics. While maintaining the style of the original work, the book now covers statistical mechanics and incorporates worked examples systematically throughout the...

The Finite Element Method: Basic Concepts and Applications with MATLAB, MAPLE, and COMSOL, Third Edition

Darrell W. Pepper, Juan C. Heinrich
March 23, 2017

This self-explanatory guide introduces the basic fundamentals of the Finite Element Method in a clear manner using comprehensive examples. Beginning with the concept of one-dimensional heat transfer, the first chapters include one-dimensional problems that can be solved by inspection. The book...

Automotive Product Development: A Systems Engineering Implementation

Vivek D. Bhise
March 22, 2017

This book is about how to develop future automotive products by applying the latest methodologies based on a systems engineering approach and by taking into account many issues facing the auto industry such as meeting government safety, emissions and fuel economy regulations, incorporating advances...

Advances in New Heat Transfer Fluids: From Numerical to Experimental Techniques

Alina Adriana Minea
March 21, 2017

Heat transfer enhancement has seen rapid development and widespread use in both conventional and emerging technologies. Improvement of heat transfer fluids requires a balance between experimental and numerical work in nanofluids and new refrigerants. Recognizing the uncertainties in...

Nuclear Engineering Fundamentals: A Practical Perspective

Robert E. Masterson
March 20, 2017

This textbook provides a thoroughly modern alternative to other introductory Nuclear Engineering textbooks that have not been updated significantly over the last 20 years. Printed in full color, this textbook combines an accessible, student-friendly overview of nuclear physics, nuclear reactor...

Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Using MATLAB®, Second Edition

Ramin S. Esfandiari
March 20, 2017

This book provides a pragmatic, methodical and easy-to-follow presentation of numerical methods and their effective implementation using MATLAB, which is introduced at the outset. The author introduces techniques for solving equations of a single variable and systems of equations, followed by curve...

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

Scott Dunning, Larry S. Katz
March 15, 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...

Neutron Diffusion: Concepts and Uncertainty Analysis for Engineers and Scientists

S. Chakraverty, Sukanta Nayak
March 09, 2017

This book is designed for a systematic understanding of nuclear diffusion theory along with fuzzy/interval/stochastic uncertainty. This will serve to be a benchmark book for graduate & postgraduate students, teachers, engineers and researchers throughout the globe. In view of the recent...

Machinery, Materials Science and Engineering Applications: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Machinery, Materials Science and Engineering Applications (MMSE 2016), Wuhan, China, October 26-29 2016

Fei Lei, Qiang Xu, Guangde Zhang
March 08, 2017

This conference proceeding contains papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Machinery, Materials Science and Engineering Applications (MMSE 2016), held 28-30 October, 2016 in Wuhan, China. The conference proceeding contributions cover a large number of topics, both theoretical and...

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...