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Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability

Efstathios E. Michaelides
April 30, 2018

Energy and the Environment explains in simple terms what the energy demand is at the present, what the environmental effects of energy use are, and what can be accomplished to alleviate the environmental effects of energy use and ensure adequate energy supply. Though technical in approach, the text...

Tribocatalysis, Tribochemistry, and Tribocorrosion

Czeslaw Kajdas, Ken'ichi Hiratsuka
April 26, 2018

This book focuses on the triboemission of low-energy electrons from the freshly generated surface. These electrons play the most crucial role in the chemical reactions at the tribological interface. New models and TIP (thermodymanics of irreversible processes) describe in detail the behavior of...

Modern Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition

Clement Kleinstreuer
April 25, 2018

Modern Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition provides up-to-date coverage of intermediate and advanced fluids topics. The text emphasizes fundamentals and applications, supported by worked examples and case studies. Scale analysis, non-Newtonian fluid flow, surface coating, convection heat transfer,...

Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook

Xing L. Yan, Ryutaro Hino
April 25, 2018

Written by two leading researchers from the world-renowned Japan Atomic Energy Agency, the Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook is an unrivalled overview of current and future prospects for the effective production of hydrogen via nuclear energy. Combining information from scholarly analyses,...

Bearings: Basic Concepts and Design Applications

Maurice L. Adams
April 23, 2018

Bearings: from Technoloogical Foundations to Practical Design Applications provides a modern study of bearing types, design factors, and industrial examples. The major classes of bearings are described, and design concepts are covered for rolling elements, surfaces, pivots, flexures, and compliance...

Finite Element Computations in Mechanics with R: A Problem-Centered Programming Approach

Khameel Bayo Mustapha
April 20, 2018

Finite Element Computations in Mechanics with R: A Problem-Centred Programming Approach provides introductory coverage of the finite element method (FEM) with the R programming language, emphasizing links between theory and implementation of FEM for problems in engineering mechanics. Useful for...

Friction Based Additive Manufacturing Technologies: Principles for Building in Solid State, Benefits, Limitations, and Applications

Sandeep Rathee, Manu Srivastava, Sachin Maheshwari, T.K. Kundra, Arshad Noor Siddiquee
April 13, 2018

Friction additive manufacturing is a term used for friction based solid state welding processes in conjugation with additive manufacturing, to produce components with superior structural and mechanical properties. This is a novel manufacturing technology of developing high structural performance...

Wind Energy Design

Thomas Corke, Robert Nelson
April 12, 2018

Wind Energy Systems is designed for undergraduate engineering courses, with a focus on multidisciplinary design of a wind energy system. The text covers basic wind power concepts and components - wind characteristics and modeling, rotor aerodynamics, lightweight flexible structures, wind farms,...

Underwater Acoustic Modeling and Simulation, Fifth Edition

Paul C. Etter
April 06, 2018

This newest edition adds new material to all chapters, especially in mathematical propagation models and special applications and inverse techniques. It has updated environmental-acoustic data in companion tables and core summary tables with the latest underwater acoustic propagation, noise,...

Human-in-the-Loop: Probabilistic Modeling of an Aerospace Mission Outcome

Ephraim Suhir
April 05, 2018

Improvements in safety in the air and in space can be achieved through better ergonomics, better work environments, and other efforts of the traditional avionic psychology that directly affect human behaviors and performance. Not limited to just the aerospace field, this book discusses adaptive...

Automation in Textile Machinery: Instrumentation and Control System Design Principles

L. Ashok Kumar, M Senthil kumar
April 04, 2018

Book includes comprehensive analysis of the trends and technologies in automation and control systems used in textile engineering. Each of the chapter explain important components of an integrated control system in various facets of textile manufacturing and its applications....