Engineering - Mechanical

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Basics of Hydraulic Systems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Qin Zhang
March 25, 2019

This textbook surveys hydraulics and fluid power systems technology, with new chapters on system modeling and hydraulic systems controls now included.The text presents topics in a systematic way, following the course of energy transmission in hydraulic power generation, distribution, deployment,...

Design and Construction of Laboratory Gas Pipelines: A Practical Reference for Engineers and Professionals

1st Edition

James Moody
March 13, 2019

This new volume, Design and Construction of Laboratory Gas Pipelines: A Practical Reference for Engineers and Professionals, focuses on design and installation of laboratory gas pipelines. It instructs design engineers, laboratory managers, and installation technicians on how to source the...

Flexible Kalina Cycle Systems

1st Edition

Tangellapalli Srinivas, N. Shankar Ganesh, R. Shankar
March 01, 2019

This volume provides a good understanding of the binary fluid system, highlighting new dimensions of the existing Kalina cycle system, a thermodynamic process for converting thermal energy into usable mechanical power. The book illustrates that providing new flexibility leads to new research...

Logan's Turbomachinery: Flowpath Design and Performance Fundamentals, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Bijay Sultanian
January 11, 2019

Logan's Turbomachinery: Flowpath Design and Performance Fundamentals, Third Edition is the long-awaited revision of this classic textbook, thoroughly updated by Dr. Bijay Sultanian. While the basic concepts remain constant, turbomachinery design has advanced since the Second Edition was published...

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing

2nd Edition

Da-Wen Sun
January 08, 2019

Since many processes in the food industry involve fluid flow and heat and mass transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) provides a powerful early-stage simulation tool for gaining a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the performance of food processing, allowing engineers to test...

Nanofluidics: An Introduction

1st Edition

Zhigang Li
December 07, 2018

This book provides an introduction to nanofluidics in a simple manner and can be easily followed by senior undergraduate students, graduate students, and other researchers who have some background in fluid mechanics. The book covers the main topics about the fundamentals of nanofluidics and how it...

Handbook of Environmental Fluid Dynamics, Volume Two: Systems, Pollution, Modeling, and Measurements

1st Edition

Harindra Joseph Fernando
November 21, 2018

With major implications for applied physics, engineering, and the natural and social sciences, the rapidly growing area of environmental fluid dynamics focuses on the interactions of human activities, environment, and fluid motion. A landmark for the field, the two-volume Handbook of Environmental...

Thermal Energy Systems: Design and Analysis, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Steven G. Penoncello
October 02, 2018

Thermal Energy Systems: Design and Analysis, Second Edition presents basic concepts for simulation and optimization, and introduces simulation and optimization techniques for system modeling. This text addresses engineering economy, optimization, hydraulic systems, energy systems, and system...

Fundamentals of Incompressible Flow

1st Edition

V. Babu
September 18, 2018

This book takes a novel approach to incompressible flow by first elucidating concepts such as viscosity and Reynolds number. The author derives incompressible Navier-Stokes equations and discusses the mathematical nature of their solutions. In this context, he introduces the notion of outer and...

Cardiovascular Mechanics

1st Edition

Michel F. Labrosse
August 22, 2018

The objective of this book is to illustrate in specific detail how cardiovascular mechanics stands as a common pillar supporting such different clinical successes as drugs for high blood pressure, prosthetic heart valves and coronary artery bypass grafting, among others. This information is...

Modeling in Fluid Mechanics: Instabilities and Turbulence

1st Edition

Igor Gaissinski, Vladimir Rovenski
June 18, 2018

This volume is dedicated to modeling in fluid mechanics and is divided into four chapters, which contain a significant number of useful exercises with solutions. The authors provide relatively complete references on relevant topics in the bibliography at the end of each chapter....

Convective Heat and Mass Transfer

2nd Edition

S. Mostafa Ghiaasiaan
June 18, 2018

Convective Heat and Mass Transfer, Second Edition, is ideal for the graduate level study of convection heat and mass transfer, with coverage of well-established theory and practice as well as trending topics, such as nanoscale heat transfer and CFD. It is appropriate for both Mechanical and...