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Atomic Nanoscale Technology in the Nuclear Industry

Taeho Woo
October 12, 2017

Developments at the nanoscale are leading to new possibilities and challenges for nuclear applications in areas ranging from medicine to international commerce to atomic power production/waste treatment. Progress in nanotech is helping the nuclear industry slash the cost of energy production. It...

Biofuels Production and Processing Technology

M.R. Riazi, David Chiaramonti
October 11, 2017

The importance of biofuels in greening the transport sector in the future is unquestionable, given the limited available fossil energy resources, the environmental issues associated to the utilization of fossil fuels, and the increasing attention to security of supply. This comprehensive reference...

Sheet Metal Forming Optimization: Bioinspired Approaches

Ganesh M. Kakandikar, Vilas M. Nandedkar
October 11, 2017

Automotive and aerospace components, utensils, and many other products are manufactured by a forming/drawing process on press machines of very thin sheet metal, 0.8 to 1.2 mm. It is imperative to study the effect of all involved parameters on output of this type of manufacturing process. This book...

The Finite Element Method for Initial Value Problems: Mathematics and Computations

Karan S. Surana, J. N. Reddy
October 11, 2017

Unlike most finite element books that cover time dependent processes (IVPs) in a cursory manner, The Finite Element Method for Initial Value Problems: Mathematics and Computations focuses on the mathematical details as well as applications of space-time coupled and space-time decoupled finite...

Ghosts in the Machine: Rethinking Learning Work and Culture in Air Traffic Control

Christine Owen
October 10, 2017

This book provides a socio-cultural analysis of the ways in which air traffic controllers formally and informally learn about their work and the active role that organisational cultures play in shaping interpretation and meaning. In particular, it describes the significant role that organizational...

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, Second Edition

Jay Cheng
October 10, 2017

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, Second Edition, explains the theories of biological processes, biomass materials and logistics, and conversion technologies for bioenergy products such as biogas, ethanol, butanol, biodiesel, and synthetic gases. The book discusses anaerobic digestion of waste...

Applied Elasticity and Plasticity

Mumtaz Kassir
October 10, 2017

Applied Elasticity and Plasticity is a comprehensive work that introduces graduate students and professionals in civil, mechanical, aeronautical and metallurgical engineering to the basic theories of elasticity, plasticity and their practical applications. Based on experimental data of static...

Plates and Shells: Theory and Analysis, Fourth Edition

Ansel C. Ugural
October 05, 2017

Noted for its practical, accessible approach to senior and graduate-level engineering mechanics, Plates and Shells: Theory and Analysis is a long-time bestselling text on the subjects of elasticity and stress analysis. Many new examples and applications are included to review and support key...

Reliability Engineering for Nuclear and Other High Technology Systems (1985): A practical guide

A.A. Lakner, R.T. Anderson
October 02, 2017

First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company....

Practical Inverse Analysis in Engineering (1997)

David M Trujillo, Henry R Busby
October 02, 2017

Continuing advances in computer technology have made it possible for engineers and scientists to construct increasingly realistic models of physical processes. Practical Inverse Analysis in Engineering addresses an important area of engineering that will become even more significant to engineers...

Vibration Problems in Machines: Diagnosis and Resolution

Arthur W. Lees
September 30, 2017

Vibration Problems in Machines: Diagnosis and Resolution explains how to infer information about the internal operations of rotating machines from external measurements. In doing so, the book examines the vibration signals arising under various fault conditions, such as rotor imbalance,...

Theory of Differential Equations in Engineering and Mechanics

Kam Tim Chau
September 22, 2017

This gives comprehensive coverage of the essential differential equations students they are likely to encounter in solving engineering and mechanics problems across the field -- alongside a more advance volume on applications. This first volume covers a very broad range of theories related to...