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Introduction to Finite Element Analysis for Engineers

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Saad A. Ragab, Hassan E. Fayed
July 12, 2017

Finite Element Analysis for Engineers introduces FEA as a technique for solving differential equations, and for application to problems in Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Science & Mechanics. Intended primarily for senior and first-year graduate students,...

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition

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Haym Benaroya, Mark Nagurka, Seon Han
October 25, 2017

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition addresses the principles and application of vibration theory. Equations for modeling vibrating systems are explained, and MATLAB® is referenced as an analysis tool. The Fourth Edition adds more coverage of damping, new case ...

Non-Conservative Systems: New Static and Dynamic Stability Criteria

Kurt Ingerle
November 15, 2017

Non-Conservative Systems: New Static and Dynamic Stability Criteria summarizes the essential properties of non-conservative elastic systems (static stability and post-critical behavior), and the importance of novel stability criteria for such systems. Beginning with the history of non-conservative...

Applied Strength of Materials, Sixth Edition SI Units Version

Robert L. Mott, Joseph A. Untener
November 03, 2017

APPLIED STRENGTH OF MATERIALS 6/e, SI Units Version provides coverage of basic strength of materials for students in Engineering Technology (4-yr and 2-yr) and uses only SI units. Emphasizing applications, problem solving, design of structural members, mechanical devices and systems, the book has...

Finite Element Analysis

Lakshmi Narasaiha
October 31, 2017

The finite element method has undergone a major paradigm shift from a detailed mathematical background for writing tailor-made computer programs to a user-based approach for applying available software to engineering analysis and design scenarios. This textbook begins with a concise overview of...

Integral Approaches to Tribo-Testing in Mechanical Engineering

Har Prashad
October 31, 2017

With in depth coverage of multifaceted problems and their solutions, this book reviews nano/micro studies of different coatings, bioengineering, lubricants and additives, system problems including reliability assessment and new testing and diagnosis approaches in various dimensions. The book...

Introduction to Mechanics

Mahendra K. Verma
October 31, 2017

A modern introduction to Newtonian dynamics and the basics of special relativity, this book discusses standard topics such as Newton’s laws of motion, energy, linear and angular momentum, rigid body dynamics, and oscillations, then goes on to introduce modern topics such as symmetries, phase space,...

Theory of Isotropic/Orthotropic Elasticity

K. Bhaskar, T.K. Varadan
October 31, 2017

This text provides a complete introduction to the theory of elasticity as applied to isotropic, orthotropic, and laminated structures. Taking an application-oriented approach, the authors clearly emphasize the need for rigorous analysis and illustrate its utility for a variety of problems. The...

Rapid Load Testing on Piles: Interpretation Guidelines

Paul Holscher, Henk Brassinga, Michael Brown, Peter Middendorp, Maarten Profittlich, Frits A. van Tol
October 31, 2017

A Rapid Load Test (RLT), developed to determine the initial stiffness and bearing capacity, is an economical and practical alternative to a Static Load Test (SLT). The broad application of RLT, however, was hampered by uncertainty about the interpretation of the test results. This book offers clear...

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition

Haym Benaroya, Mark Nagurka, Seon Han
October 25, 2017

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition addresses the principles and application of vibration theory. Equations for modeling vibrating systems are explained, and MATLAB® is referenced as an analysis tool. The Fourth Edition adds more coverage of damping, new case...

Smart Composites: Mechanics and Design

Rani Elhajjar, Valeria La Saponara, Anastasia Muliana
October 23, 2017

Smart Composites: Mechanics and Design addresses the current progress in the mechanics and design of smart composites and multifunctional structures. Divided into three parts, it covers characterization of properties, analyses, and design of various advanced composite material systems with an...

Generalized Barycentric Coordinates in Computer Graphics and Computational Mechanics

Kai Hormann, N. Sukumar
October 16, 2017

In Generalized Barycentric Coordinates in Computer Graphics and Computational Mechanics, eminent computer graphics and computational mechanics researchers provide a state-of-the-art overview of generalized barycentric coordinates. Commonly used in cutting-edge applications such as mesh...

Modeling and Control of Precision Actuators

Tan Kok Kiong, Huang Sunan
October 12, 2017

Modeling and Control of Precision Actuators explores new technologies that can ultimately be applied in a myriad of industries. It covers dynamical analysis of precise actuators and strategies of design for various control applications. The book addresses four main schemes: modeling and control of...

Sheet Metal Forming Optimization: Bioinspired Approaches

Ganesh M. Kakandikar, Vilas M. Nandedkar
October 11, 2017

Automotive and aerospace components, utensils, and many other products are manufactured by a forming/drawing process on press machines of very thin sheet metal, 0.8 to 1.2 mm. It is imperative to study the effect of all involved parameters on output of this type of manufacturing process. This book...

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