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Impact of Computational Mechanics on Engineering Problems

1st Edition

V. Murti, V.A. Pulmano
January 01, 1993

The seminar upon which this text was based was convened to mark the 60th birthday of Professor S. Valliappan. The papers are divided into two parts: personal notes and technical papers. The technical papers cover such topics as applications of homogenization method in rock mechanics....

Tyre Models for Vehicle Dynamics Analysis

1st Edition

H.B. Pacejka
January 01, 1993

Proceedings of a conference held in Delft, Netherlands, in October 1991. Paper topics include the Magic Formula tire model, road surface correction of tire force and momentum data, vehicle and aircraft landing gear simulation, modeling transient nonlinear tire responses, tire force computation model...

Structural Performance of Pipes 93: Proceedings of the 2nd national conference, Columbus, Ohio, 14-17 March 1993

1st Edition

Shad M. Sargand, G.F. Mitchell, John Owen Hurd
January 01, 1993

With the broadening & expanding application of pipes in infrastructure systems, along with development of new materials & designs, a publication of this provides a forum for integrating different viewpoints on structural performance of pipes. Parallel with increasing use has been research...

Large Plastic Deformations: Fundamental Aspects and Applications to Metal Forming: Proceedings of the international seminar MECAMAT'91, Fontainebleau, France, 7-9 August 1991

1st Edition

C. Teodosiu, J.L. Raphanel, F. Sidoroff
January 01, 1993

This volume covers topics involving large plastic deformation of metallic materials. These proceedings offer an overview of the synergism achieved by combining microstructural characterization and understanding, mechanical modelling and experiments, numerical analysis and computation....

Computational Mechanics from Concepts - Volume 1

1st Edition

January 01, 1993


Numerical Models in Fracture Mechanics of Concrete: Proceedings of the 1st Bolomey workshop, Zurich, 16-17 July 1992

1st Edition

Folker H. Wittmann
January 01, 1993

Comprising the proceedings of a workshop on numerical models in fracture mechanics of concrete, this work covers the frictious crack model, the smeared crack model, continuous fracture models, and probabilistic aspects....

Method of Discrete Vortices

1st Edition

S. M. Belotserkovsky, I.K. Lifanov
December 31, 1992

Method of Discrete Vortices presents a mathematical substantiation and in-depth description of numerical methods for solving singular integral equations with one-dimensional and multiple Cauchy integrals. The book also presents the fundamentals of the theory of singular equations and numerical...

Vector and Tensor Analysis

2nd Edition

Eutiquio C. Young
December 22, 1992

Revised and updated throughout, this book presents the fundamental concepts of vector and tensor analysis with their corresponding physical and geometric applications - emphasizing the development of computational skills and basic procedures, and exploring highly complex and technical topics in...

Mathematical Models of Thermal Conditions in Buildings

1st Edition

Yuri A. Tabunschikov
December 15, 1992

Mathematical Models of Thermal Conditions in Buildings provides a comprehensive discussion of the theory and practice of a mathematical simulation method for studying the thermal behavior of rooms and buildings. The book features fundamental concepts of the theory of thermal behavior, mathematical...

Unified Theory of Reinforced Concrete

1st Edition

Thomas T.C. Hsu
December 10, 1992

Reinforced concrete structures are subjected to a complex variety of stresses and strains. The four basic actions are bending, axial load, shear, and torsion. Presently, there is no single comprehensive theory for reinforced concrete structural behavior that addresses all of these basic actions and...

Two-Dimensional Separated Flows

1st Edition

S. M. Belotserkovsky, V. N. Kotovskii, M. I. Nisht, R. M. Fedorov
November 30, 1992

Two-Dimensional Separated Flows provides a systematic presentation of the theory of separated flow around bodies. The main classes of aerodynamic problems of plane-parallel flow around bodies are described, and the steady aerodynamic, unsteady aerodynamic, and statistical characteristics of a...

What Every Engineer Should Know about Reliability and Risk Analysis

1st Edition

Mohammad Modarres
November 23, 1992

"Examining reliability, availability, and risk analysis and reviewing in probability and statistics essential to understanding reliability methods, this outstanding volume describes day-to-day techniques used by practicing engineers -- discussing important reliability aspects of both components and...