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Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition

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Travis S. Taylor
July 7, 2017

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition, presents the history and basics of rocket science, and examines design, experimentation, testing, and applications. Exploring how rockets work, the book covers the concepts of thrust, momentum, impulse, and the rocket equation, along wi...

Handbook of Induction Heating, Second Edition

Valery Rudnev, Don Loveless, Raymond L. Cook
September 19, 2017

The second edition of the Handbook of Induction Heating reflects the number of substantial advances that have taken place over the last decade in theory, computer modeling, semi-conductor power supplies, and process technology of induction heating and induction heat treating. This edition continues...

Introduction to the Thermodynamics of Materials, Sixth Edition

David R. Gaskell, David E. Laughlin
August 18, 2017

Maintaining the substance that made Introduction to the Thermodynamic of Materials a perennial best seller for decades, this Sixth Edition is updated to reflect the broadening field of materials science and engineering. The new edition is reorganized into three major sections to align the book for...

Heat Transfer Enhancement with Nanofluids

Vincenzo Bianco, Oronzio Manca, Sergio Nardini, Kambiz Vafai
July 26, 2017

  Nanofluids are gaining the attention of scientists and researchers around the world. This new category of heat transfer medium improves the thermal conductivity of fluid by suspending small solid particles within it and offers the possibility of increased heat transfer in a variety of...

Finite Difference Methods in Heat Transfer, Second Edition

M. Necati Özişik, Helcio R. B. Orlande, Marcelo J. Colaço, Renato M. Cotta
July 20, 2017

Finite Difference Methods in Heat Transfer, Second Edition focuses on finite difference methods and their application to the solution of heat transfer problems. Such methods are based on the discretization of governing equations, initial and boundary conditions, which then replace a continuous...

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition

Travis S. Taylor
July 07, 2017

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition, presents the history and basics of rocket science, and examines design, experimentation, testing, and applications. Exploring how rockets work, the book covers the concepts of thrust, momentum, impulse, and the rocket equation, along...

Thermal Physics, Second Edition

C.B.P. Finn
June 29, 2017

Concise yet thorough, accessible, authoritative, and affordable. These are the hallmarks of books in the remarkable Physics and its Applications series. Thermodynamics is an essential part of any physical sciences education, but it is so full of pitfalls and subtleties, that many students fail to...

Energy Conversion, Second Edition

D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith
June 22, 2017

This handbook surveys the range of methods and fuel types used in generating energy for industry, transportation, and heating and cooling of buildings. Solar, wind, biomass, nuclear, geothermal, ocean and fossil fuels are discussed and compared, and the thermodynamics of energy conversion is...

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines, Second Edition

Ahmed F. El-Sayed
June 22, 2017

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines, Second Edition builds upon the success of the book’s first edition, with the addition of three major topic areas: Piston Engines with integrated propeller coverage; Pump Technologies; and Rocket Propulsion. The rocket propulsion section extends the text’...

Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer, Volume 3

W. J. Minkowycz
June 13, 2017

Definitive Treatment of the Numerical Simulation of Bioheat Transfer and Fluid Flow Motivated by the upwelling of current interest in subjects critical to human health, Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer, Volume 3 presents the latest information on bioheat and biofluid flow. Like its predecessors,...

Thermal Measurements and Inverse Techniques

Helcio R.B. Orlande, Olivier Fudym, Denis Maillet, Renato M. Cotta
June 07, 2017

With its uncommon presentation of instructional material regarding mathematical modeling, measurements, and solution of inverse problems, Thermal Measurements and Inverse Techniques is a one-stop reference for those dealing with various aspects of heat transfer. Progress in mathematical modeling...

Analysis of Energy Systems: Management, Planning and Policy

Vincenzo Bianco
May 08, 2017

The analysis of energy systems is of paramount importance in modern societies, since it is fundamental to guarantee a sustainable economic development. It combines technical and economic research with a specific focus on quantitative modelling, in order to optimize the modalities of energy demand...

High Temperature Superconductors And Other Superfluids

A S Alexandrov, Nevill Mott
April 28, 2017

Written by eminent researchers in the field, this text describes the theory of superconductivity and superfluidity starting from liquid helium and a charged Bose-gas. It also discusses the modern bipolaron theory of strongly coupled superconductors, which explains the basic physical properties of...

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