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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...

Thermal Energy: Sources, Recovery, and Applications

Yatish T. Shah
February 01, 2018

The book details sources of thermal energy, methods of capture, and applications. It describes the basics of thermal energy, including measuring thermal energy, laws of thermodynamics that govern its use and transformation, modes of thermal energy, conventional processes, devices and materials, and...

CRC Handbook of Applied Thermodynamics

David A. Palmer
December 13, 2017

This practical handbook features an overview of the importance of physical properties and thermodynamics; and the use of thermo-dynamics to predict the extent of reaction in proposed new chem-ical combinations. The use of special types of data and pre-diction methods to develop flowsheets for...

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...

Stirling Convertor Regenerators

Mounir B. Ibrahim, Roy C. Tew, Jr.
November 22, 2017

Stirling Convertor Regenerators addresses the latest developments and future possibilities in the science and practical application of Stirling engine regenerators and technology. Written by experts in the vanguard of alternative energy, this invaluable resource presents integral scientific details...

Fundamentals of Premixed Turbulent Combustion

Andrei Lipatnikov
November 22, 2017

Lean burning of premixed gases is considered to be a promising combustion technology for future clean and highly efficient gas turbine combustors. Yet researchers face several challenges in dealing with premixed turbulent combustion, from its nonlinear multiscale nature and the impact of local...

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,...

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 12, 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...

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