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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...

CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering, Second Edition

Frank Kreith, 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...

Sodium Fast Reactors with Closed Fuel Cycle

Baldev Raj, P. Chellapandi, P.R. Vasudeva Rao
November 15, 2017

Sodium Fast Reactors with Closed Fuel Cycle delivers a detailed discussion of an important technology that is being harnessed for commercial energy production in many parts of the world. Presenting the state of the art of sodium-cooled fast reactors with closed fuel cycles, this book: Offers...

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...

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook, Second Edition

D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith
November 01, 2017

For the Movers, Shakers, and Policy Makers in Energy Engineering and Related Industries The latest version of a bestselling reference, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook, Second Edition covers the foremost trends and technologies in energy engineering today. This new edition contains...

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’...

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