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SOLIDWORKS 2019 Basic Tools

1st Edition

Paul Tran
November 28, 2018

SOLIDWORKS Basic Tools is the first book in a three part series. It introduces new users to the SOLIDWORKS interface, SOLIDWORKS tools and basic modeling techniques. It provides you with a strong understanding of SOLIDWORKS and covers the creation of parts, assemblies and drawings. Every lesson and...

Finite Element Analysis

1st Edition

Lakshmi Narasaiha
November 21, 2018

The finite element method has undergone a major paradigm shift from a detailed mathematical background for writing tailor-made computer programs to a user-based approach for applying available software to engineering analysis and design scenarios. This textbook begins with a concise overview of...

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...

Encyclopedia of Aluminum and Its Alloys, Two-Volume Set (Print)

1st Edition

George E. Totten, Murat Tiryakioglu, Olaf Kessler
November 16, 2018

This encyclopedia, written by authoritative experts under the guidance of an international panel of key researchers from academia, national laboratories, and industry, is a comprehensive reference covering all major aspects of metallurgical science and engineering of aluminum and its alloys. Topics...

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing 2e

2nd Edition

Da-Wen Sun
November 15, 2018

Since many processes in the food industry involve fluid flow and heat and mass transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) provides a powerful early-stage simulation tool for gaining a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the performance of food processing, allowing engineers to test...

Wind Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment

3rd Edition

Vaughn Nelson, Kenneth Starcher
November 12, 2018

The utilization of wind power and other renewable energy sources has been growing at a phenomenal rate. Wind Energy, Third Edition explores the wind industry from its inception in the 1970s to today; presents the design, aerodynamics, operation, control, applications, as well as different types of...

Alternative Fusion Fuels and Systems

1st Edition

Sergei V. Ryzhkov, Alexei Yu. Chirkov
November 12, 2018

Explores the systems of magnetic confinement of high-temperature plasma with closed and open magnetic field lines which relate to alternative compact devices of controlled thermonuclear fusion. Energy balance schemes of thermonuclear plasmas and main reactor characteristics are presented as the...

AC Motor Control and Electrical Vehicle Applications

2nd Edition

Kwang Hee Nam
November 05, 2018

AC Motor Control and Electrical Vehicle Applications provides a guide to the control of AC motors with a focus on its application to electric vehicles (EV). It describes the rotating magnetic flux, based on which dynamic equations are derived. The text not only deals with the induction motor, but...

Numerical Methods and Methods of Approximation in Science and Engineering

1st Edition

Karan S. Surana
November 05, 2018

Numerical Methods and Methods of Approximation in Science and Engineering prepares students and other readers for advanced studies involving applied numerical and computational analysis. Focused on building a sound theoretical foundation, it uses a clear and simple approach backed by numerous...

Biology for Engineers, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Arthur T. Johnson
October 29, 2018

Biology is a critical application area for engineering analysis and design, and students in engineering programs as well as ecologists and environmentalists must be well-versed in the fundamentals of biology as they relate to their field. Biology for Engineers, Second Edition is an introductory...

Lubricant Blending and Quality Assurance

1st Edition

R. David Whitby
October 24, 2018

Many people, including those involved in the manufacturing, marketing and selling of lubricants, believe that blending lubricants is simply a matter of putting one or more base oils and several additives into a tank of some kind and stirring them around to mix them. Blending lubricants that meet...