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Differential Equations in Engineering and Mechanics: 2 volume set -- Theory and Applications

1st Edition

Kam Tim Chau
December 21, 2018

These two volumes give comprehensive coverage of the essential differential equations students they are likely to encounter in solving engineering and mechanics problems. They cover a very broad range of theories related to solving differential equations, mathematical preliminaries, ODE (n-th order...

Moving Finite Element Method: Fundamentals and Applications in Chemical Engineering

1st Edition

Maria do Carmo Coimbra, Alirio Egidio Rodrigues, Jaime Duarte Rodrigues, Rui Jorge Mendes Robalo, Rui Manuel Pires Almeida
December 19, 2018

This book focuses on process simulation in chemical engineering with a numerical algorithm based on the moving finite element method (MFEM). It offers new tools and approaches for modeling and simulating time-dependent problems with moving fronts and with moving boundaries described by...

Power System Protection in Smart Grid Environment

1st Edition

Ramesh Bansal
December 18, 2018

With distributed generation interconnection power flow becoming bidirectional, culminating in network problems, smart grids aid in electricity generation, transmission, substations, distribution and consumption to achieve a system that is clean, safe (protected), secure, reliable, efficient, and...

Mechanics of Mechanisms and Machines

1st Edition

Ilie Talpasanu, Alexandru Talpasanu
December 17, 2018

Mechanics of Mechanisms and Machines provides a practical approach to machine statics, kinematics, and dynamics for undergraduate and graduate students and mechanical engineers. The text uses a novel method for computation of mechanism and robot joint positions, velocities, accelerations; and...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges Part B: Electrical Power

1st Edition

Viorel Badescu, George Cristian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
December 17, 2018

Traditionally, power engineering has been a subfield of energy engineering and electrical engineering which deals with the generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electric power and the electrical devices connected to such systems including generators, motors and transformers....

Statistical Physics of Dense Plasmas: Elementary Processes and Phase Transitions

1st Edition

Setsuo Ichimaru
December 17, 2018

This authoritative text offers a complete overview on the statistical mechanics and electrodynamics of physical processes in dense plasma systems. The author emphasizes laboratory-based experiments and astrophysical observations of plasma phenomena, elucidated through the fundamentals. The coverage...

Applications of Differential Equations in Engineering and Mechanics

1st Edition

Kam Tim Chau
December 11, 2018

This second of two comprehensive reference texts on differential equations continues coverage of the essential material students they are likely to encounter in solving engineering and mechanics problems across the field - alongside a preliminary volume on theory. This book covers a very broad...

Nanofluidics: An Introduction

1st Edition

Zhigang Li
December 07, 2018

This book provides an introduction to nanofluidics in a simple manner and can be easily followed by senior undergraduate students, graduate students, and other researchers who have some background in fluid mechanics. The book covers the main topics about the fundamentals of nanofluidics and how it...

Practical Motorsport Engineering

1st Edition

Andrew Livesey
December 06, 2018

This guide and textbook on motorsport engineering is written from a practical point of view. It offers a wide-ranging insight into the nuts and bolts technology of practical car racing from saloons and sports cars to open wheelers. It gives the aspiring race engineer the tools to do the job by...

Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body

1st Edition

Redha Taiar, Christiano Bittencourt Machado, Xavier Chiementin, Mario Bernardo-Filho
November 30, 2018

Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body allows an understanding about the qualities and disadvantages of vibration exposure on the human body with a biomechanical and medical perspective. It offers a comprehensive range of principles, methods, techniques and tools...

Rapid Load Testing on Piles: Interpretation Guidelines

1st Edition

Paul Holscher, Henk Brassinga, Michael Brown, Peter Middendorp, Maarten Profittlich, Frits A. van Tol
November 21, 2018

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...

Fundamentals of Machining Processes: Conventional and Nonconventional Processes, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Hassan El-Hofy
November 21, 2018

Written by an expert with over 40 years of experience in research and teaching machining and related topics, this new edition textbook presents the principles and theories of material removal and applications for conventional, nonconventional and hybrid machining processes. The new edition is ideal...