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Convective Heat Transfer in Porous Media

1st Edition

Yasser Mahmoudi, Kamel Hooman, Kambiz Vafai
November 20, 2019

Focusing on heat transfer in porous media, this book covers recent advances in nano and macro’ scales. Apart from introducing heat flux bifurcation and splitting within porous media, it highlights two-phase flow, nanofluids, wicking, and convection in bi-disperse porous media. New methods in...

Fossil Free Fuels: Trends in Renewable Energy

1st Edition

Maniruzzaman Bin A. Aziz, KHAIRUL ANUAR KASSIM, WAN AZELEE WAN ABU BAKAR, AMINATON MARTO, Syed Anuar Faua ad Syed Muhammad
November 12, 2019

Many approaches have been undertaken to mitigate global climate change, including the movement away from fossil fuels. Fossil Free Fuels: Trends in Renewable Energy examines several key topics, such as the utilization of biofuels as a sustainable renewable resource, recycling and untapped...

Automated Driving and Driver Assistance Systems

1st Edition

Tom Denton
October 31, 2019

Automated vehicles are set to transform the world. Automated driving vehicles are here already and undergoing serious testing in several countries around the world. This book explains the technologies in language that is easy to understand and accessible to all readers. It covers the subject...

Additive Manufacturing, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Amit Bandyopadhyay, Susmita Bose
October 29, 2019

The field of additive manufacturing is growing dynamically as the interest is persisting from manufacturing sector, including other sectors as well. Conceptually, additive manufacturing is a way to build parts without using any part-specific tooling or dies from the computer-aided design (CAD) file...

Advanced Steel Design of Structures

1st Edition

Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
October 29, 2019

Advanced Steel Design of Structures examines the design principles of steel members under special loads and covers special geometric forms and conditions not typically presented in standard design books. It explains advanced concepts in a simple manner using numerous illustrative examples and...

Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems: Independent Electricity for Community, Business and Home

1st Edition

Sven Ruin, Göran Sidén
October 28, 2019

A revolution is ongoing in the field of small-scale energy solutions, which can enable lower impact on the environment, more robust supply and self-determination. Solar power and other forms of renewable energy sources, which you can implement to generate your own electricity, are growing quickly....

Fundamentals of Natural Gas Processing, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Arthur J. Kidnay, William R. Parrish, Daniel G. McCartney
October 24, 2019

Offering indispensable insight from experts in the field, Fundamentals of Natural Gas Processing, Third Edition provides an introduction to the gas industry and the processes required to convert wellhead gas into valuable natural gas and hydrocarbon liquids products including LNG. The authors...

Material Modeling in Finite Element Analysis

1st Edition

Z. Yang
October 24, 2019

Finite element analysis has been widely applied in mechanical, civil, and biomedical designs. This book aims to provide the readers comprehensive views of various material models with practical examples, which would help readers understand various materials, and build appropriate material models in...

Shock Waves & Explosions

1st Edition

P.L. Sachdev
October 24, 2019

Understanding the causes and effects of explosions is important to experts in a broad range of disciplines, including the military, industrial and environmental research, aeronautic engineering, and applied mathematics. Offering an introductory review of historic research, Shock Waves and...

A Practical Guide to Vehicle Refinishing

1st Edition

Julian Woodstock
October 21, 2019

A guide to refinishing suitable for complete beginners and more advanced technicians. This heavily illustrated guide will help students through their Level 2 and 3 vehicle refinishing qualifications and be useful as a reference and trouble shooter for more advanced technicians. It is set out in...

Practical Plant Failure Analysis: A Guide to Understanding Machinery Deterioration and Improving Equipment Reliability, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Neville W Sachs, P.E.
October 18, 2019

This is a practical guide for those who do the work of maintaining and improving the reliability of mechanical machinery. It is for engineers and skilled trades personnel who want to understand how failures happen and how the physical causes of the great majority can be readily diagnosed in the...

Biomass in Small-Scale Energy Applications: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Mateusz Szubel, Mariusz Filipowicz
October 18, 2019

Biomass in Small-Scale Energy Applications: Theory and Practice presents the current trends in the development of selected biomass-based technologies for distributed energy generation. It describes the methodology, experimental results, and computer simulations with a focus on pilot systems...

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