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Fluid Mechanics for Civil and Environmental Engineers

Ahlam I. Shalaby
March 09, 2018

An ideal textbook for civil and environmental, mechanical, and chemical engineers taking the required Introduction to Fluid Mechanics course, Fluid Mechanics for Civil and Environmental Engineers offers clear guidance and builds a firm real-world foundation using practical examples and problem sets...

Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook: Fabrication, Implementation, and Applications

Sushanta K. Mitra, Suman Chakraborty
March 09, 2018

The Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook: Two-Volume Set comprehensively captures the cross-disciplinary breadth of the fields of micro- and nanofluidics, which encompass the biological sciences, chemistry, physics and engineering applications. To fill the knowledge gap between engineering and...

Simulation of Fluid Power Systems with Simcenter Amesim

Nicolae Vasiliu, Daniela Vasiliu, Constantin CĂLINOIU, Radu Puhalschi
March 07, 2018

This book illustrates numerical simulation of fluid power systems by LMS Amesim Platform covering hydrostatic transmissions, electro hydraulic servo valves, hydraulic servomechanisms for aerospace engineering, speed governors for power machines, fuel injection systems, and automotive servo systems....

Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer: Inexpensive Demonstrations and Laboratory Exercises

William Roy Penney, Edgar C. Clausen
February 12, 2018

This practical book provides instruction on how to conduct several "hands-on" experiments for laboratory demonstration in the teaching of heat transfer and fluid dynamics. It is an ideal resource for chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and engineering technology professors and instructors...

Computational Transport Phenomena for Engineering Analyses

Richard C. Farmer, Ralph W. Pike, Gary C. Cheng, Yen-Sen Chen
January 24, 2018

Although computer technology has dramatically improved the analysis of complex transport phenomena, the methodology has yet to be effectively integrated into engineering curricula. The huge volume of literature associated with the wide variety of transport processes cannot be appreciated or...

Turbomachinery: Concepts, Applications, and Design

V. Dakshina Murty
January 17, 2018

Turbomachinery: Concepts, Applications, and Design is an introductory turbomachinery textbook aimed at seniors and first year graduate students, giving balanced treatment of both the concepts and design aspects of turbomachinery, based on sound analysis and a strong theoretical foundation. The text...

CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering, Second Edition

Raj P. Chhabra
December 05, 2017

The CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering, Second Edition, is a fully updated version of this respected reference work, with chapters written by leading experts. Its first part covers basic concepts, equations and principles of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics. Following that is...

Modeling Shallow Water Flows Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Method

Abdul A. Khan, Wencong Lai
November 22, 2017

  Replacing the Traditional Physical Model Approach Computational models offer promise in improving the modeling of shallow water flows. As new techniques are considered, the process continues to change and evolve. Modeling Shallow Water Flows Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Method examines...

Coolant Flow Instabilities in Power Equipment

Vladimir B. Khabensky, Vladimir Antonovich Gerliga
November 22, 2017

Thermal-hydraulic instability can potentially impair thermal reliability of reactor cores or other power equipment components. Thus it is important to address stability issues in power equipment associated with thermal and nuclear installations, particularly in thermal nuclear power plants,...

Computational Modeling of Pulverized Coal Fired Boilers

Vivek V. Ranade, Devkumar F. Gupta
November 17, 2017

Harness State-of-the-Art Computational Modeling Tools Computational Modeling of Pulverized Coal Fired Boilers successfully establishes the use of computational modeling as an effective means to simulate and enhance boiler performance. This text factors in how computational flow models can provide...

Unitary Analysis, Synthesis, and Classification of Flow Meters

Horia Mihai Moțit
November 10, 2017

This book is the first to present flow measurement as an independent branch of the measurement techniques, according to a new global and unitary approach for the measurement of fluid flow field, starting from finding its unitary fundamental bases. Furthermore, it elaborates the method of unitary...

Handbook of Research for Fluid and Solid Mechanics: Theory, Simulation, and Experiment

Kaveh Hariri Asli, Soltan Ali Ogli Aliyev, Sabu Thomas, Deepu A. Gopakumar
November 01, 2017

This valuable volume provides a broad understanding of the main computational techniques used for processing reclamation of fluid and solid mechanics. The aim of these computational techniques is to reduce and eliminate the risks of mechanical systems failure in hydraulic machines. Using many...