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Analytics and Optimization for Renewable Energy Integration

1st Edition

Ning Zhang, Chongqing Kang, Ershun Du, Yi Wang
February 18, 2019

The scope of this book covers the modeling and forecast of renewable energy and operation and planning of power system with renewable energy integration.The first part presents mathematical theories of stochastic mathematics; the second presents modeling and analytic techniques for renewable energy...

Contact Dynamics: Method of Differential Specific Forces

1st Edition

Nikolay Goloshchapov
February 13, 2019

This volume describes the application of the method of the differential specific forces (MDSF). By using this new method, the solutions to the problems of a dissipative viscoelastic and elastic-plastic contacts between curvilinear surfaces of two solid bodies can be found. The novelty is that the...

Advanced Fracture Mechanics and Structural Integrity

1st Edition

Ashok Saxena
February 13, 2019

Advanced Fracture Mechanics and Structural Integrity is organized to cover quantitative descriptions of crack growth and fracture phenomena. The mechanics of fracture are explained, emphasizing elastic-plastic and time-dependent fracture mechanics. Applications are presented, using examples from...

Rapid Prototyping and Engineering Applications: A Toolbox for Prototype Development, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Fuewen Frank Liou
February 12, 2019

Since the publication of the first edition, several Additive Manufacturing technologies have been invented, and many new terminologies have been formalized. Each chapter has been brought up-to-date so that this book continues with its coverage of engineering procedures and the application of modern...

Spacecraft Modeling, Attitude Determination, and Control: Quaternion-Based Approach

1st Edition

Yaguang Yang
February 01, 2019

This book discusses all spacecraft attitude control-related topics: spacecraft (including attitude measurements, actuator, and disturbance torques), modeling, spacecraft attitude determination and estimation, and spacecraft attitude controls. Unlike other books addressing these topics, this book...

Power Systems Analysis Illustrated with MATLAB and ETAP

1st Edition

Hemchandra Madhusudan Shertukde
January 29, 2019

Electrical power is harnessed using several energy sources, including coal, hydel, nuclear, solar, and wind. Generated power is needed to be transferred over long distances to support load requirements of customers, viz., residential, industrial, and commercial. This necessitates proper design and...

Introduction to Mechanics

1st Edition

Mahendra K. Verma
January 21, 2019

A modern introduction to Newtonian dynamics and the basics of special relativity, this book discusses standard topics such as Newton’s laws of motion, energy, linear and angular momentum, rigid body dynamics, and oscillations, then goes on to introduce modern topics such as symmetries, phase space,...

Bio-Climatology for Built Environment

1st Edition

Masanori Shukuya
January 18, 2019

Indoor climate is determined by rational lighting, heating, cooling and ventilating systems. For occupants' well-being it should be consistent with how regional outdoor climate works in the flow of radiation via four paths of heat transfer: radiation; convection; conduction; and evaporation. This...

Phenomenological Creep Models of Composites and Nanomaterials: Deterministic and Probabilistic Approach

1st Edition

Leo Razdolsky
January 16, 2019

The use of new engineering materials in the aerospace and space industry is usually governed by the need for enhancing the bearing capacity of structural elements and systems, improving the performance of specific applications, reducing structural weight and improving its cost-effectiveness....

Engineering Systems Optimization

1st Edition

Ossama Abdelkhalik
January 15, 2019

Focuses on system architecture optimization. The numerical algorithms are the core of the book with a brief review for fundamental mathematical concepts. The first two parts include a concise presentation for classical optimization methods. Part three presents details of recent advances in systems...

Logan's Turbomachinery: Flowpath Design and Performance Fundamentals, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Bijay Sultanian
January 11, 2019

Logan's Turbomachinery: Flowpath Design and Performance Fundamentals, Third Edition is the long-awaited revision of this classic textbook, thoroughly updated by Dr. Bijay Sultanian. While the basic concepts remain constant, turbomachinery design has advanced since the Second Edition was published...

Engineering Dynamics and Vibrations

1st Edition

Junbo Jia, Jeom Kee Paik
January 09, 2019

Engineering dynamics and vibrations has become an essential topic for ensuring structural integrity and operational functionality in different engineering areas. However, practical problems regarding dynamics and vibrations are in many cases handled without success despite large expenditures. This...