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Introduction to Finite Element Analysis for Engineers


Saad A. Ragab, Hassan E. Fayed
July 12, 2017

Finite Element Analysis for Engineers introduces FEA as a technique for solving differential equations, and for application to problems in Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Science & Mechanics. Intended primarily for senior and first-year graduate students,...

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

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering


Travis S. Taylor
July 7, 2017

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition, presents the history and basics of rocket science, and examines design, experimentation, testing, and applications. Exploring how rockets work, the book covers the concepts of thrust, momentum, impulse, and the rocket equation, along wi...

Fundamentals of Rocket Propulsion


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...

Engineering Emergence: A Modeling and Simulation Approach

Larry B. Rainey, Mo Jamshidi
August 08, 2018

This book examines the nature of emergence in context of man-made (i.e. engineered) systems, in general, and system of systems engineering applications, specifically. It investigates emergence to interrogate or explore the domain space from a modeling and simulation perspective to facilitate...

Commercial Space Technologies and Applications: Communication, Remote Sensing, GPS, and Metrological Satellites, Second Edition

Mohammad Razani
August 06, 2018

This new edition introduces and examines the space technologies that are benefiting our everyday life. Space provides a unique environment to carry out scientific research that is otherwise impossible on Earth, including the fields of medicine, pharmaceuticals, metallurgy, physics, engineering, and...

The Science of Small Arms Ballistics

Alvah Buckmore, Jr.
July 03, 2018

The science of small arms ballistics is seriously underdeveloped and underappreciated. This unique and different book is a comprehensive study that fills a legitimate need for a work that covers the engineering and theory of small arms ballistics. The author shares his extensive research on...

Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence

Tapan K. Sengupta
May 11, 2018

Addressing classical material as well as new perspectives, Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence presents a concise, up-to-date treatment of theory and applications of viscous flow instability. It covers materials from classical instability to contemporary research areas including...

Modern Fluid Dynamics

Clement Kleinstreuer
April 25, 2018

Modern Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition provides up-to-date coverage of intermediate and advanced fluids topics. The text emphasizes fundamentals and applications, supported by worked examples and case studies. Scale analysis, non-Newtonian fluid flow, surface coating, convection heat transfer,...

Wind Energy Design

Thomas Corke, Robert Nelson
April 12, 2018

Wind Energy Systems is designed for undergraduate engineering courses, with a focus on multidisciplinary design of a wind energy system. The text covers basic wind power concepts and components - wind characteristics and modeling, rotor aerodynamics, lightweight flexible structures, wind farms,...

Human-in-the-Loop: Probabilistic Modeling of an Aerospace Mission Outcome

Ephraim Suhir
April 05, 2018

Improvements in safety in the air and in space can be achieved through better ergonomics, better work environments, and other efforts of the traditional avionic psychology that directly affect human behaviors and performance. Not limited to just the aerospace field, this book discusses adaptive...

Ballistics: Theory and Design of Guns and Ammunition, Third Edition

Donald E. Carlucci, Sidney S. Jacobson
March 28, 2018

With new chapters, homework problems, case studies, figures, and examples, Ballistics: Theory and Design of Guns and Ammunition, Third Edition encourages superior design and innovative applications in the field of ballistics. It examines the analytical and computational tools for predicting a...

Intelligent Autonomy of UAVs: Advanced Missions and Future Use

Yasmina Bestaoui Sebbane
March 16, 2018

Intelligent Autonomy of UAVs: Advanced Missions and Future Use provides an approach to the formulation of the fundamental task typical to any mission and provides guidelines of how this task can be solved by different generic robotic problems. As such, this book aims to provide a systems...

Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems

Ramin S. Esfandiari, Bei Lu
February 09, 2018

Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems, Third Edition introduces MATLAB®, Simulink®, and Simscape™ and then utilizes them to perform symbolic, graphical, numerical, and simulation tasks. Written for senior level courses/modules, the textbook meticulously covers techniques for modeling a variety...

Turbomachinery: Concepts, Applications, and Design

V. Dakshina Murty
January 17, 2018

Turbomachinery: Concepts, Applications, and Design is an introductory turbomachinery textbook aimed at seniors and first year graduate students, giving balanced treatment of both the concepts and design aspects of turbomachinery, based on sound analysis and a strong theoretical foundation. The text...

Adaptive and Fault-Tolerant Control of Underactuated Nonlinear Systems

Jiangshuai Huang, Yong-Duan Song
December 29, 2017

The purpose of the book is to provide an exposition of recently developed adaptive and fault-tolerant control of underactuated nonlinear systems. Underactuated systems are abundant in real life, ranging from landing vehicles to surface ships and underwater vehicles to spacecrafts. For the tracking...