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The Dynamics of Energy: Supply, Conversion, and Utilization

1st Edition

Horacio Perez-Blanco
June 14, 2017

As mankind searches for energy alternatives with minimal environmental consequences and acceptable cost, it is necessary to identify valid areas of endeavor that can activate favorable energy sources and technological developments. Toward that end, The Dynamics of Energy: Supply, Conversion, and...

Aero Engine Combustor Casing: Experimental Design and Fatigue Studies

1st Edition

Sashi Kanta Panigrahi, Niranjan Sarangi
June 09, 2017

The book is focused on theoretical and experimental investigation aimed at detecting and selecting proper information related to the fundamental aspect of combustion casing design,performance and life evaluation parameters. A rational approach has been adopted to the analysis domain underlying the...

Essentials of Natural Gas Microturbines

1st Edition

Valentin A. Boicea
April 13, 2017

Addressing a field which, until now, has not been sufficiently investigated, Essentials of Natural Gas Microturbines thoroughly examines several natural gas microturbine technologies suitable not only for distributed generation but also for the automotive industry. An invaluable resource for power...

Gas Turbine Diagnostics: Signal Processing and Fault Isolation

1st Edition

Ranjan Ganguli
April 06, 2017

Widely used for power generation, gas turbine engines are susceptible to faults due to the harsh working environment. Most engine problems are preceded by a sharp change in measurement deviations compared to a baseline engine, but the trend data of these deviations over time are contaminated with...

Atomization and Sprays

2nd Edition

Arthur H. Lefebvre, Vincent G. McDonell
April 04, 2017

The second edition of this long-time bestseller provides a framework for designing and understanding sprays for a wide array of engineering applications. The text contains correlations and design tools that can be easily understood and used in relating the design of atomizers to the resulting spray...

Experimental Combustion: An Introduction

1st Edition

D. P. Mishra
March 30, 2017

Fulfilling the need for a classical approach, Experimental Combustion: An Introduction begins with an overview of the key aspects of combustion—including chemical kinetics, premixed flame, diffusion flame, and liquid droplet combustion—followed by a discussion of the general elements of measurement...

Advances in Industrial Heat Transfer

1st Edition

Alina Adriana Minea
March 29, 2017

Advances in Industrial Heat Transfer presents the basic principles of industrial heat transfer enhancement. Serving as a reference and guide for future research, this book presents a complete approach, from redesigning equipment to the use of nanofluids in industry. Based on the latest methods of...

Steam Generators and Waste Heat Boilers: For Process and Plant Engineers

1st Edition

V. Ganapathy
March 29, 2017

Incorporates Worked-Out Real-World Problems Steam Generators and Waste Heat Boilers: For Process and Plant Engineers focuses on the thermal design and performance aspects of steam generators, HRSGs and fire tube, water tube waste heat boilers including air heaters, and condensing economizers. Over...

Boilers: A Practical Reference

1st Edition

Kumar Rayaprolu
March 29, 2017

Following the publication of the author’s first book, Boilers for Power and Process by CRC Press in 2009, several requests were made for a reference with even quicker access to information. Boilers: A Practical Reference is the result of those requests, providing a user-friendly encyclopedic format...

Principles of Fire Behavior

2nd Edition

James G. Quintiere
August 24, 2016

This text covers the four forms of fire: diffusion flames, smoldering, spontaneous combustion, and premixed flames. Using a quantitative approach, the text introduces the scientific principles of fire behavior, with coverage of heat transfer, ignition, flame spread, fire plumes, and heat flux as a...

Thermal Power Plants: Modeling, Control, and Efficiency Improvement

1st Edition

Xingrang Liu, Ramesh Bansal
July 01, 2016

Thermal Power Plants: Modeling, Control, and Efficiency Improvement explains how to solve highly complex industry problems regarding identification, control, and optimization through integrating conventional technologies, such as modern control technology, computational intelligence-based...

Transient Control of Gasoline Engines

1st Edition

Tielong Shen, Jiangyan Zhang, Xiaohong Jiao, Mingxin Kang, Junichi Kako, Akira Ohata
November 04, 2015

  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...