Engineering - Mechanical

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Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication for Line and Point Contacts: Asymptotic and Numerical Approaches

1st Edition

Ilya I. Kudish
March 29, 2017

Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication for Line and Point Contacts: Asymptotic and Numerical Approaches describes a coherent asymptotic approach to the analysis of lubrication problems for heavily loaded line and point contacts. This approach leads to unified asymptotic equations for line and point...

Experimental Aerodynamics

1st Edition

Stefano Discetti, Andrea Ianiro
March 28, 2017

  Experimental Aerodynamics provides an up to date study of this key area of aeronautical engineering. The field has undergone significant evolution with the development of 3D techniques, data processing methods, and the conjugation of simultaneous measurements of multiple quantities. Written...

Power Plant Centrifugal Pumps: Problem Analysis and Troubleshooting

1st Edition

Maurice L. Adams
March 27, 2017

In the critical work of maintaining power plant machinery, operating difficulties with centrifugal pumps will inevitably occur because of the essential requirement for electric power plants to operate at all times throughout the year. The root causes and solutions for pump failure comprise major...

The Finite Element Method: Basic Concepts and Applications with MATLAB, MAPLE, and COMSOL, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Darrell W. Pepper, Juan C. Heinrich
March 23, 2017

This self-explanatory guide introduces the basic fundamentals of the Finite Element Method in a clear manner using comprehensive examples. Beginning with the concept of one-dimensional heat transfer, the first chapters include one-dimensional problems that can be solved by inspection. The book...

Advances in New Heat Transfer Fluids: From Numerical to Experimental Techniques

1st Edition

Alina Adriana Minea
March 21, 2017

Heat transfer enhancement has seen rapid development and widespread use in both conventional and emerging technologies. Improvement of heat transfer fluids requires a balance between experimental and numerical work in nanofluids and new refrigerants. Recognizing the uncertainties in...

Modeling of Magnetic Particle Suspensions for Simulations

1st Edition

Akira Satoh
November 10, 2016

The main objective of the book is to highlight the modeling of magnetic particles with different shapes and magnetic properties, to provide graduate students and young researchers information on the theoretical aspects and actual techniques for the treatment of magnetic particles in particle-based...

Instrumentation, Measurements, and Experiments in Fluids, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Ethirajan Rathakrishnan
November 02, 2016

Instrumentation, Measurements, and Experiments in Fluids, Second Edition is primarily focused on essentials required for experimentation in fluids, explaining basic principles, and addressing the tools and methods needed for advanced experimentation. It also provides insight into the vital topics...

Multiphase Flow Handbook

2nd Edition

Efstathios Michaelides, Clayton T. Crowe, John D. Schwarzkopf
September 01, 2016

The Multiphase Flow Handbook, Second Edition is a thoroughly updated and reorganized revision of the late Clayton Crowe’s work, and provides a detailed look at the basic concepts and the wide range of applications in this important area of thermal/fluids engineering. Revised by the new editors,...

Heat Pumps in Chemical Process Industry

1st Edition

Anton A. Kiss, Carlos A. Infante Ferreira
September 01, 2016

As the chemical process industry is among the most energy demanding sectors, chemical engineers are endeavoring to contribute towards sustainable future. Due to the limitation of fossil fuels, the need for energy independence, as well as the environmental problem of the greenhouse gas effect, there...

Microrheology with Optical Tweezers: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Manlio Tassieri
August 08, 2016

Thanks to the pioneering works of Ashkin and coworkers, optical tweezers (OTs) have become an invaluable tool for myriad studies throughout the natural sciences. Their success relies on the fact that they can be considered as exceptionally sensitive transducers that are able to resolve pN forces...

Convective Flow and Heat Transfer from Wavy Surfaces: Viscous Fluids, Porous Media, and Nanofluids

1st Edition

Aroon Shenoy, Mikhail Sheremet, Ioan Pop
July 18, 2016

Convective Flow and Heat Transfer from Wavy Surfaces: Viscous Fluids, Porous Media, and Nanofluids addresses the wavy irregular surfaces in heat transfer devices. Fluid flow and heat transfer studies from wavy surfaces have received attention, since they add complexity and require special...

Cold Gas Dynamic Spray

1st Edition

Roman Gr. Maev, Volf Leshchynsky
May 03, 2016

Your Guide to Advanced Cold Spray Technology Cold Gas Dynamic Spray centers on cold gas dynamic spray (or cold spray—CS) technology, one of the most versatile thermal spray coating methods in materials engineering, and effectively describes and analyzes the main trends and developments behind the...