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Small Wind Turbines for Electricity and Irrigation: Design and Construction

Mario Alejandro Rosato
June 20, 2018

This practical book deals with the technology of small-power wind turbines as opposed to widely diffused industrial wind turbines and wind farms. It covers the most common wind turbine technologies in the small power segment: horizontal axis both for electrical generation and water pumping,...

Engineering Mathematics with Applications to Fire Engineering

Khalid Khan, Tony Lee Graham
June 18, 2018

This book addresses the need to have an engineering mathematics book focused at fire engineering. It includes review of the basic mathematical concepts followed by discussion of important concepts like transposing equations, forming a key part of engineering solutions....

Modeling in Fluid Mechanics: Instabilities and Turbulence

Igor Gaissinski, Vladimir Rovenski
June 18, 2018

This volume is dedicated to modeling in fluid mechanics and is divided into four chapters, which contain a significant number of useful exercises with solutions. The authors provide relatively complete references on relevant topics in the bibliography at the end of each chapter....

Convective Heat and Mass Transfer

S. Mostafa Ghiaasiaan
June 18, 2018

Convective Heat and Mass Transfer, Second Edition, is ideal for the graduate level study of convection heat and mass transfer, with coverage of well-established theory and practice as well as trending topics, such as nanoscale heat transfer and CFD. It is appropriate for both Mechanical and...

Wood Fracture Characterization

Marcelo F. S. F. de Moura, Nuno Dourado
June 15, 2018

Wood Fracture Characterization provides a guide to the application of modern fracture mechanics concepts to wood materials used in structural engineering, which commonly involve discontinuities and irregularities. The authors cover the tests, data reduction schemes and numerical methods devised for...

Productivity Theory for Industrial Engineering

Ryspek Usubamatov
June 06, 2018

The mathematical models of productivity theory allows for the productivity rate of manufacturing machines and systems to be modelled with results that are validated by their actual output. This book presents the analytical approaches and methods to define maximal productivity rate of manufacturing...

Theory of Gearing: Kinematics, Geometry, and Synthesis, Second Edition

Stephen P. Radzevich
June 05, 2018

Written by a leading expert, Theory of Gearing: Kinematics, Geometry, and Synthesis, Second Edition is intended for engineers and researchers in the field of gear design, gear production, gear inspection, and application of gears. It focuses on the scientific theory of gearing, in all its aspects,...

Introduction to Product Design and Development for Engineers

Dr. Ali Jamnia
June 04, 2018

Introduction to Product Design and Development for Engineers provides guidelines and best practices for the design, development, and evaluation of engineered products. Created to serve fourth year undergraduate students in Engineering Design modules with a required project, the text covers the...

Asphaltene Deposition: Fundamentals, Prediction, Prevention, and Remediation

Francisco M. Vargas, Mohammad Tavakkoli
May 25, 2018

As global consumption of fossil fuels such as oil increases, previously abundant sources have become depleted or plagued with obstructions. Asphaltene deposition is one of such obstructions which can significantly decrease the rate of oil production. This book offers concise yet thorough coverage...

Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence

Tapan K. Sengupta
May 11, 2018

Addressing classical material as well as new perspectives, Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence presents a concise, up-to-date treatment of theory and applications of viscous flow instability. It covers materials from classical instability to contemporary research areas including...

Advanced Heat Transfer

Greg F. Naterer
May 08, 2018

Advanced Heat Transfer, Second Edition provides a comprehensive presentation of intermediate and advanced heat transfer, and a unified treatment including both single and multiphase systems. It provides a fresh perspective, with coverage of new emerging fields within heat transfer, such as solar...

Soft Computing in Engineering

Jamshid Ghaboussi
May 04, 2018

Soft computing methods such as neural networks and genetic algorithms draw on the problem solving strategies of the natural world which differ fundamentally from the mathematically-based computing methods normally used in engineering. Human brains are highly effective computers with capabilities...

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