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Abbreviations Dictionary

10th Edition

Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
June 04, 2019

Published in 2001: Abbreviations, nicknames, jargon, and other short forms save time, space, and effort - provided they are understood. Thousands of new and potentially confusing terms become part of the international vocabulary each year, while our communications are relayed to one another with...

Introduction to Unified Strength Theory

1st Edition

Mao-Hong Yu, Shu-Qi Yu
May 29, 2019

Strength theory deals with the yield or failure of materials under complex stress state. It is very important in mechanics of materials, strength of structures, and mechanical and civil engineering. Unified strength theory is a series of yield criteria and failure criteria other than a single...

Advances in Gear Design and Manufacture

1st Edition

Stephen P. Radzevich
May 16, 2019

Advances in Gear Design and Manufacture deals with gears, gear transmissions, and advanced methods of gear production.The book is focused on discussion of the latest discoveries and accomplishments in gear design and production, with chapters written by international experts in the field. Topics...

Carbon Dioxide Reduction through Advanced Conversion and Utilization Technologies

1st Edition

Yun Zheng, Bo Yu, Jianchen Wang, Jiujun Zhang
May 09, 2019

Carbon Dioxide Reduction through Advanced Conversion and Utilization Technologies covers fundamentals, advanced conversion technologies, economic feasibility analysis, and future research directions in the field of CO2 conversion and utilization. This book emphasizes principles of various...

Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation

2nd Edition

Jan L.M. Hensen, Roberto Lamberts
May 08, 2019

When used appropriately, building performance simulation has the potential to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment, to improve indoor quality and productivity, as well as to facilitate future innovation and technological progress in construction. Since publication of...

Engineered Repairs of Composite Structures

1st Edition

Rikard Benton Heslehurst
April 29, 2019

Engineered Repairs of Composite Structures provides a detailed discussion, analysis, and procedures for effective and efficient repair design of advanced composite structures. It discusses the identification of damage types and the effect on structural integrity in composite structures, leading to...

Grid-based Nonlinear Estimation and Its Applications

1st Edition

Bin Jia, Ming Xin
April 29, 2019

Grid-based Nonlinear Estimation and its Applications presents new Bayesian nonlinear estimation techniques developed in the last two decades. Grid-based estimation techniques are based on efficient and precise numerical integration rules to improve performance of the traditional Kalman filtering...

Fundamentals of Biofuel Production Processes

1st Edition

Debabrata Das, Jhansi L. Varanasi
April 29, 2019

Focusing on fundamentals of biofuel production from renewable energy sources and biohydrogen production, this book offers a complete understanding of the bioconversion processes. Each chapter begins with a fundamental explanation for general readers and ends with in-depth scientific details...

Boron-Based Fuel-Rich Propellant: Properties, Combustion, and Technology Aspects

1st Edition

WeiQiang Pang
April 29, 2019

Boron-Based Fuel-Rich Solid Rocket Propellant Technology is a professional book that systematically introduces the latest research progress for boron-based fuel-rich solid propellants. It covers surface modifications, coating and agglomerating techniques, granulation, and characterization of...

Shock Waves in Solid State Physics

1st Edition

G.I. Kanel'
April 23, 2019

Methods and the latest results of experimental studies of the strength properties, polymorphism and metastable states of materials and substances with extremely short durations of shock-wave action are presented. The author provides a comprehensive and theoretical description of specific features...

Analysis and Design of Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Systems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Herbert W. Stanford III, Adam F. Spach
April 19, 2019

Analysis and Design of Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Systems, Second Edition, provides a thorough and modern overview of HVAC for commercial and industrial buildings, emphasizing energy efficiency. This text combines coverage of heating and air conditioning systems design with detailed...

Planetary Gear Trains

1st Edition

Kiril Arnaudov, Dimitar Petkov Karaivanov
April 15, 2019

This book provides comprehensive information for various planetary gear trains, with practical applications and comprehensive references to technical articles. In the text's chapters, readers can find all the information needed for various types of gear trains, with illustrations and examples. The...