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Mechanical Engineering for Sustainable Development: State-of-the-Art Research

1st Edition

C.S.P. Rao, G.Amba Prasad Rao, N. Selvaraj, P.S.C. Bose, V.P. Chandramohan
January 02, 2019

This volume provides valuable insight into diverse topics related to mechanical engineering and presents state-of-the-art work on sustainable development being carried out throughout the world by budding researchers and scientists. Divided into three sections, the volume covers machine design,...

Mechanics of Mechanisms and Machines

1st Edition

Ilie Talpasanu, Alexandru Talpasanu
December 17, 2018

Mechanics of Mechanisms and Machines provides a practical approach to machine statics, kinematics, and dynamics for undergraduate and graduate students and mechanical engineers. The text uses a novel method for computation of mechanism and robot joint positions, velocities, accelerations; 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...

AC Motor Control and Electrical Vehicle Applications

2nd Edition

Kwang Hee Nam
November 05, 2018

AC Motor Control and Electrical Vehicle Applications provides a guide to the control of AC motors with a focus on its application to electric vehicles (EV). It describes the rotating magnetic flux, based on which dynamic equations are derived. The text not only deals with the induction motor, but...

Blake's Design of Mechanical Joints

2nd Edition

Harold Josephs, Ronald L. Huston
October 05, 2018

Blake's Design of Mechanical Joints, Second Edition, is an updated revision of Alexander Blake’s authoritative book on mechanical joint and fastener design. This revision brings Blake’s 1985 volume up-to-date with modern developments in joint design, and recent technological advances in metallic...

Asymmetric Gearing

1st Edition

Alexander L. Kapelevich
September 17, 2018

The history of gears with asymmetric teeth is not sufficiently recorded in modern gear literature, with some gear researchers concluding that asymmetric tooth gears were discovered just several decades ago. This book sheds light upon the origins and state of asymmetric gearing, referencing...

Kinematics and Dynamics of Mechanical Systems, Second Edition: Implementation in MATLAB® and SimMechanics®

2nd Edition

Kevin Russell, Qiong Shen, Rajpal S. Sodhi
September 17, 2018

Kinematics and Dynamics of Mechanical Systems: Implementation in MATLAB® and SimMechanics®, Second Edition combines the fundamentals of mechanism kinematics, synthesis, statics and dynamics with real-world applications, and offers step-by-step instruction on the kinematic, static, and dynamic...

The Repair of Vehicle Bodies, 7th ed

7th Edition

Andrew Livesey
August 28, 2018

The revised and updated seventh edition of this best-selling reference manual on vehicle body repair brings the book up to date for the current body repair trade. It serves as a comprehensive guide covering the vocationally related qualification (VRQ) required by the modern student and apprentice,...

GPS Tracking with Java EE Components: Challenges of Connected Cars

1st Edition

Kristof Beiglböck
August 14, 2018

GPS Tracking with Java EE Components: Challenges of Connected Cars highlights how the self-driving car is actually changing the automotive industry, from programing embedded software to hosting services and data crunching, in real time, with really big data. The book analyzes how the challenges of...

Introduction to Mechanism Design: with Computer Applications

1st Edition

Eric Constans, Karl B. Dyer
August 10, 2018

Introduction to Mechanism Design: with Computer Applications provides an updated approach to undergraduate Mechanism Design and Kinematics courses/modules for engineering students. The use of web-based simulations, solid modeling, and software such as MATLAB and Excel is employed to link the design...

Automation in the Virtual Testing of Mechanical Systems: Theories and Implementation Techniques

1st Edition

Ole Ivar Sivertsen, Bjorn Haugen
July 16, 2018

Automation in the Virtual Testing of Mechanical Systems: Theories and Implementation Techniques provides a practical understanding of Knowledge-Based Engineering (KBE), an approach that is driving automation in engineering. Companies are using the technology to automate engineering tasks, achieving...

Driver Reactions to Automated Vehicles: A Practical Guide for Design and Evaluation

1st Edition

Alexander Eriksson, Neville A. Stanton
July 05, 2018

Driver Reactions to Automated Vehicles focuses on the design and evaluation of the handover to and from driver and the automobile. The authors present evidence from studies in driving simulators and on the open roads to show that handover times are much longer than anticipated by previous research....