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Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics: An Introduction to Nuclear Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

1st Edition

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Robert E. Masterson
September 18, 2019

Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulic Systems provides a comprehensive approach to nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics, reflecting the latest technologies, reactor designs, and safety considerations. The text makes extensive use of color images, internet links, computer graphics, and other innovative techniques...

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB Applications

3rd Edition

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Yogesh Jaluria
September 17, 2019

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB® Applications provides systematic and efficient approaches to the design of thermal systems, which are of interest in a wide range of applications. It presents basic concepts and procedures for conceptual design, problem formula...

Liquid-Vapor Phase-Change Phenomena: An Introduction to the Thermophysics of Vaporization and Condensation Processes in Heat Transfer Equipment, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Van P. Carey
February 28, 2020

Since the second edition of Liquid-Vapor Phase-Change Phenomena was written, research has substantially enhanced the understanding of the effects of nanostructured surfaces, effects of microchannel and nanochannel geometries, and effects of extreme wetting on liquid-vapor phase-change processes. To...

Heat Exchangers: Selection, Rating, and Thermal Design, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Sadik Kakaç, Hongtan Liu, Anchasa Pramuanjaroenkij
February 05, 2020

Heat exchangers are essential in a wide range of engineering applications, including power plants, automobiles, airplanes, process and chemical industries, and heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Revised and fully updated with new problem sets, Heat Exchangers: Selection, Rating,...

Spillway Design - Step by Step

1st Edition

Geraldo Magela Pereira
February 04, 2020

Most dam accidents with hydroelectric plants are due to under-dimensioning of the maximum floods of spillway design, causing extravasation and dam breaks (this occurs in 23% of the accidents). This work highlights the relationship between spillway design and potential dam failure and other...

Interfacial Mechanics: Theories and Methods for Contact and Lubrication

1st Edition

Jane Wang, Dong Zhu
December 17, 2019

Understanding the characteristics of material contact and lubrication at tribological interfaces is of great importance to engineering researchers and machine designers. Traditionally, contact and lubrication are separately studied due to technical difficulties, although they often coexist in...

Fluid Power Circuits and Controls: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John S. Cundiff, Michael F. Kocher
December 10, 2019

Fluid Power Circuits and Controls: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition, is designed for a first course in fluid power for undergraduate engineering students. After an introduction to the design and function of components, students apply what they’ve learned and consider how the component...

Convective Heat Transfer in Porous Media

1st Edition

Yasser Mahmoudi, Kamel Hooman, Kambiz Vafai
November 20, 2019

Focusing on heat transfer in porous media, this book covers recent advances in nano and macro’ scales. Apart from introducing heat flux bifurcation and splitting within porous media, it highlights two-phase flow, nanofluids, wicking, and convection in bi-disperse porous media. New methods in...

Shock Waves & Explosions

1st Edition

P.L. Sachdev
October 24, 2019

Understanding the causes and effects of explosions is important to experts in a broad range of disciplines, including the military, industrial and environmental research, aeronautic engineering, and applied mathematics. Offering an introductory review of historic research, Shock Waves and...

Multiphase Particulate Systems in Turbulent Flows: Fluid-Liquid and Solid-Liquid Dispersions

1st Edition

Wioletta Podgórska
October 11, 2019

Multiphase Particulate Systems in Turbulent Flows: Fluid-Liquid and Solid-Liquid Dispersions provides methods necessary to analyze complex particulate systems and related phenomena including physical, chemical and mathematical description of fundamental processes influencing crystal size and shape,...

Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics: An Introduction to Nuclear Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

1st Edition

Robert E. Masterson
September 18, 2019

Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulic Systems provides a comprehensive approach to nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics, reflecting the latest technologies, reactor designs, and safety considerations. The text makes extensive use of color images, internet links, computer graphics, and other innovative techniques...

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB Applications

3rd Edition

Yogesh Jaluria
September 17, 2019

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB® Applications provides systematic and efficient approaches to the design of thermal systems, which are of interest in a wide range of applications. It presents basic concepts and procedures for conceptual design, problem...

An Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2019

1st Edition

John Matsson
September 16, 2019

An Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2019 takes you through the steps of creating the SOLIDWORKS part for the simulation followed by the setup and calculation of the SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation project. The results from calculations are visualized and compared with theoretical solutions and...

Coanda Effect: Flow Phenomenon and Applications

1st Edition

Noor A Ahmed
August 23, 2019

Coanda effect is a complex fluid flow phenomenon enabling the production of vertical take-off/landing aircraft. Other applications range from helicopters to road vehicles, from flow mixing to combustion, from noise reduction to pollution control, from power generation to robot operation, and so...

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