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Classical Feedback Control with Nonlinear Multi-Loop Systems: With MATLAB® and Simulink®, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Boris J. Lurie, Paul Enright
August 21, 2019

Classical Feedback Control with Nonlinear Multi-Loop Systems describes the design of high-performance feedback control systems, emphasizing the frequency-domain approach widely used in practical engineering. It presents design methods for high-order nonlinear single- and multi-loop controllers with...

Introduction to Renewable Energy Conversions

1st Edition

Sergio C. Capareda
August 21, 2019

Introduction to Renewable Energy Conversions examines all the major renewable energy conversion technologies with the goal of enabling readers to formulate realistic resource assessments. The text provides step-by-step procedures for assessing renewable energy options and then moves to the design...

Computational Modeling of Underground Coal Gasification

1st Edition

Vivek V. Ranade, Sanjay M Mahajani, Ganesh Arunkumar Samdani
August 20, 2019

The book deals with development of comprehensive computational models for simulating underground coal gasification (UCG). It starts with an introduction to the UCG process and process modelling inputs in the form of reaction kinetics, flow patterns, spalling rate, and transport coefficient that are...

Heat and Mass Transfer in Drying of Porous Media

1st Edition

Peng Xu, Agus P. Sasmito, Arun S. Mujumdar
August 05, 2019

Heat and Mass Transfer in Drying of Porous Media offers a comprehensive review of heat and mass transfer phenomena and mechanisms in drying of porous materials. It covers pore-scale and macro-scale models, includes various drying technologies, and discusses the drying dynamics of fibrous porous...

Finite Element Modeling of Textiles in Abaqus™ CAE

1st Edition

Izabela Ciesielska-Wrobel
August 02, 2019

The aim of the book is to provide engineers with a practical guide to Finite Element Modelling (FEM) in Abaqus CAE software. The guide is in the form of step-by-step procedures concerning yarns, woven fabric and knitted fabrics modelling, as well as their contact with skin so that the simulation of...

Control Systems: Classical, Modern, and AI-Based Approaches

1st Edition

Jitendra R. Raol, Ramakalyan Ayyagari
July 24, 2019

Control Systems: Classical, Modern, and AI-Based Approaches provides a broad and comprehensive study of the principles, mathematics, and applications for those studying basic control in mechanical, electrical, aerospace, and other engineering disciplines. The text builds a strong mathematical...

Sturge's Statistical and Thermal Physics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Jeffrey Olafsen
July 19, 2019

The original work by M.D. Sturge has been updated and expanded to include new chapters covering non-equilibrium and biological systems. This second edition re-organizes the material in a more natural manner into four parts that continues to assume no previous knowledge of thermodynamics. The four...

Automotive Innovation: The Science and Engineering behind Cutting-Edge Automotive Technology

1st Edition

Patrick Hossay
July 17, 2019

Automotive Innovation: The Science and Engineering behind Cutting-Edge Automotive Technology provides a survey of innovative automotive technologies in the auto industry. Automobiles are rapidly changing, and this text explores these trends. IC engines, transmissions, and chassis are being improved...

Apollo in Perspective: Spaceflight Then and Now

2nd Edition

Jonathan Allday
July 17, 2019

This special edition of Apollo in Perspective marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing in 1969. Updated and revised throughout, it takes a retrospective look at the Apollo space program and the technology that was used to land a man on the Moon. In addition, there is a new chapter...

Modular Systems for Energy and Fuel Recovery and Conversion

1st Edition

Yatish T. Shah
July 16, 2019

Modular Systems for Energy and Fuel Recovery and Conversion surveys the benefits of the modular approach in the front end of the energy industry. The book also outlines strategies for managing modular approaches for fossil, renewable, and nuclear energy resource recovery and conversion with the...

Fundamentals of Convective Heat Transfer

1st Edition

Gautam Biswas, Amaresh Dalal, Vijay K. Dhir
July 15, 2019

Thermal convection is often encountered by scientists and engineers while designing or analyzing flows involving exchange of energy. Fundamentals of Convective Heat Transfer is a unified text that captures the physical insight into convective heat transfer and thorough, analytical, and...

An Introduction to Virtual Sound Barriers

1st Edition

Xiaojun Qiu
July 15, 2019

A virtual sound barrier is an active noise control system that uses arrays of loudspeakers and microphones to create a useful size of quiet zone and can be used to reduce sound propagation, radiation, or transmission from noise sources or to reduce noise level around people in a noisy environment....

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