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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...

Super- and Hypersonic Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer

1st Edition

G. K. Mikhailov, V. Z. Parton
November 10, 1992

Recent government and commercial efforts to develop orbital and suborbital passenger and transport aircraft have resulted in a burgeoning of new research. The articles in this book, translated from Russian, were contributed by the world's leading authorities on supersonic and hypersonic flows and...

Radiative Heat Transfer in Two-Phase Media

1st Edition

K. S. Adzerikho, E. F. Nogotov, V. P. Trofimov
November 10, 1992

Radiative Heat Transfer in Two-Phase Media is devoted to discussing and further developing the radiative heat transfer theory. It provides thorough coverage of studies of physical processes in emitting two-phase media as applied to combustion chambers of heat power plants. Numerical methods are...

Thermodynamic Properties Of Isomerization Reactions

1st Edition

M. L. Frenkel
October 01, 1992


Engine Oils and Automotive Lubrication

1st Edition

Wilfried J. Bartz
September 15, 1992

Discusses all the major aspects of automotive and engine lubrication - presenting state-of-the-art advances in the field from both research and industrial perspectives. This book should be of interest to mechanical, lubrication and automotive engineers, automotive and machinery designers as well as...

Vector Control of AC Drives

1st Edition

Ion Boldea, Syed A. Nasar
August 26, 1992

Alternating current (AC) induction and synchronous machines are frequently used in variable speed drives with applications ranging from computer peripherals, robotics, and machine tools to railway traction, ship propulsion, and rolling mills. The notable impact of vector control of AC drives on...

Design And Technology Of Heat Pipes For Cooling And Heat Exchange

1st Edition

Cal Silverstein
August 01, 1992

This book describes the characteristics of heat pipes under steady-state and transient operating conditions. It emphasizes the physical aspects of heat pipe behavior and develops design formulas on the basis of mathematical models and empirical observation. The author take a tutorial approach,...

Post-Dryout Heat Transfer

1st Edition

G. F. Hewitt, J. M. Delhaye, N. Zuber
June 04, 1992

The study of post-dryout heat transfer has generated great interest because of its importance in determining maximum clad temperature in nuclear reactor loss-of-coolant accidents (LOCAs). An associated phenomenon, the deterioration of heat transfer in boiling, is significant to other industrial...

Discrete Mathematics: for New Technology

1st Edition

Rowan Garnier
May 01, 1992

In a comprehensive yet easy-to-follow manner, Discrete Mathematics for New Technology follows the progression from the basic mathematical concepts covered by the GCSE in the UK and by high-school algebra in the USA to the more sophisticated mathematical concepts examined in the latter stages of the...

Petroleum Processing Handbook

1st Edition

John J. McKetta Jr
April 30, 1992

A reference that details the pertinent chemical reactions and emphasizes the plant design and operations of petroleum processing procedures. The handbook is divided into four sections: products, refining, manufacturing processes, and treating processes. Wherever possible, shortcut methods of calcula...

Heat Exchangers

1st Edition

Holger Martin
April 01, 1992