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Introduction to Finite Element Analysis for Engineers

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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,...

Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks: Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks (IAVSD 2017), 14-18 August 2017, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia

Maksym Spiryagin, Timothy Gordon, Colin Cole, Tim McSweeney
December 11, 2017

The International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks is the leading international gathering of scientists and engineers from academia and industry in the field of ground vehicle dynamics to present and exchange their latest innovations and breakthroughs. Established in Vienna in...

Vehicle Simulation: Perceptual Fidelity in the Design of Virtual Environments

Alfred T. Lee
November 08, 2017

This book covers the problem of fidelity in the design of virtual environments with specific reference to the design of vehicle simulators. The default design goal has been on the physical replication of a given real-world environment and, in the case of vehicles, the specific appearance and...

Transient Control of Gasoline Engines

Tielong Shen, Jiangyan Zhang, Xiaohong Jiao, Mingxin Kang, Junichi Kako, Akira Ohata
November 01, 2017

  Transient Control of Gasoline Engines drives to move progress forward. A stimulating examination of car electronics and digital processing technology, this book chronicles significant advances that have occurred over the past 20 years (including the change from combustion engines to...

Eco-Driving: From Strategies to Interfaces

Rich C. Mcllroy, Neville A. Stanton
October 18, 2017

Eco-driving has the potential to save fuel and reduce emissions without having to make any changes to vehicles or road infrastructure. This book provides an in-depth understanding of the contemporary issues in the human factors aspects of eco-driving strategies and interfaces and the effects on...

Modeling of Dynamic Systems with Engineering Applications

Clarence W. de Silva
October 16, 2017

MODELING OF DYNAMIC SYSTEMS takes a unique, up-to-date approach to systems dynamics and related controls coverage for undergraduate students and practicing engineers. It focuses on the model development of engineering problems rather than response analysis and simulation once a model is available,...

Gear Cutting Tools: Science and Engineering, Second Edition

Stephen P. Radzevich
October 13, 2017

Gear Cutting Tools: Fundamentals of Design and Computation, Second Edition, presents the DG/K-based method of surface generation, a practical mathematical method for designing gear cutting tools with optimal parameters. The text addresss gear cutting tool evolution, and proceeds to scientific...

Optimal and Robust Scheduling for Networked Control Systems

Stefano Longo, Tingli Su, Guido Herrmann, Phil Barber
October 12, 2017

Optimal and Robust Scheduling for Networked Control Systems tackles the problem of integrating system components—controllers, sensors, and actuators—in a networked control system. It is common practice in industry to solve such problems heuristically, because the few theoretical results available...

Biofueled Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines

K.A. Subramanian
September 20, 2017

Biofuels such as ethanol, butanol, and biodiesel have more desirable physico-chemical properties than base petroleum fuels (diesel and gasoline), making them more suitable for use in internal combustion engines. The book begins with a comprehensive review of biofuels and their utilization processes...

Automobile Mechanical and Electrical Systems, Second Edition

Tom Denton
August 25, 2017

The second edition of Automobile Mechanical and Electrical Systems concentrates on core technologies to provide the essential information required to understand how different vehicle systems work. It gives a complete overview of the components and workings of a vehicle from the engine through to...

ITS Sensors and Architectures for Traffic Management and Connected Vehicles

Lawrence A. Klein
August 18, 2017

An intelligent transportation system (ITS) offers considerable opportunities for increasing the safety, efficiency, and predictability of traffic flow and reducing vehicle emissions. Sensors (or detectors) enable the effective gathering of arterial and controlled-access highway information in...

Automobile Automation: Distributed Cognition on the Road

Victoria A. Banks, Neville A. Stanton
August 14, 2017

Increasing levels of driving automation has changed the role of the driver from active operator to passive monitor. However, Systems Design has been plagued by criticism for failing to acknowledge the new role of the driver within the system network. To understand the driver's new role within an...

Connected Vehicle Systems: Communication, Data, and Control

Yunpeng Wang, Daxin Tian, Zhengguo Sheng, Wang Jian
August 09, 2017

Connected vehicles and intelligent vehicles have been identified as key technologies for increasing road safety and transport efficiency. This book presents and discusss the recent advances in theory and practice in connected vehicle systems. It covers emerging research that aims at dealing with...

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