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Friction, Wear, Lubrication: A Textbook in Tribology, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kenneth C Ludema, Layo Ajayi
October 02, 2018

The second edition of a bestseller, this book introduces tribology in a way that builds students’ knowledge and understanding. It includes expanded information on topics such as surface characterization as well as recent advances in the field. The book provides additional descriptions of common...

Uncertainty Quantification in Laminated Composites: A Meta-model Based Approach

1st Edition

Sudip Dey, Tanmoy Mukhopadhyay, Sondipon Adhikari
October 02, 2018

Over the last few decades, uncertainty quantification in composite materials and structures has gained a lot of attention from the research community as a result of industrial requirements. This book presents computationally efficient uncertainty quantification schemes following meta-model-based...

Thermal Energy Systems: Design and Analysis, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Steven G. Penoncello
October 02, 2018

Thermal Energy Systems: Design and Analysis, Second Edition presents basic concepts for simulation and optimization, and introduces simulation and optimization techniques for system modeling. This text addresses engineering economy, optimization, hydraulic systems, energy systems, and system...

Practical Solutions for Energy Savings: A Guidebook for the Manufacturer

1st Edition

Roger Brown
October 01, 2018

This book will reveal cost reductions and how to slash your energy costs without investing big money. The three pillars of costs reduction will discussed: Assembling your options and analyzing your risk; developing options with your utility; and cutting out obvious waste in your operation. Those...

Finite Element Modeling and Simulation with ANSYS Workbench, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Xiaolin Chen, Yijun Liu
September 28, 2018

Finite Element Modeling and Simulation with ANSYS Workbench 18, Second Edition, combines finite element theory with real-world practice. Providing an introduction to finite element modeling and analysis for those with no prior experience, and written by authors with a combined experience of 30...

An Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018

1st Edition

John Matsson
September 28, 2018

An Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 takes you through the steps of creating the SOLIDWORKS part for the simulation followed by the setup and calculation of the SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation project. The results from calculations are visualized and compared with theoretical solutions and...

Energy Management Handbook

9th Edition

Stephan A. Roosa, Steve Doty, Wayne C. Turner
September 26, 2018

This comprehensive handbook is recognized as the definitive stand-alone energy manager’s desk reference, used by tens of thousands of professionals throughout the energy management industry. This new ninth edition includes new chapters on energy management controls systems, compressed air systems,...

Handbook of Oil and Gas Piping: a Practical and Comprehensive Guide

1st Edition

Murali Sambasivan, Sekar Gopal
September 25, 2018

The objective of this practical oil and gas piping handbook is to facilitate project management teams of oil and gas piping related construction projects to understand the key requirements of the discipline and to equip them with the necessary knowledge and protocol. It provides a comprehensive...

Big Data Analytics in Future Power Systems

1st Edition

Ahmed F. Zobaa, Trevor J. Bihl
September 24, 2018

Power systems are increasingly collecting large amounts of data due to the expansion of the Internet of Things into power grids. In a smart grids scenario, a huge number of intelligent devices will be connected with almost no human intervention characterizing a machine-to-machine scenario, which is...

Multiscale Theory of Composites and Random Media

1st Edition

Xi Frank Xu
September 20, 2018

This is the first book to introduce Green-function-based multiscale theory and the corresponding finite element method, which are readily applicable to composites and random media. The methodology is considered to be the one that most effectively tackles the uncertainty of stress propagation in...

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Charles F. Kutscher, Jana B. Milford, Frank Kreith
September 18, 2018

PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, Third Edition, surveys the range of sustainable energy sources and the tools that engineers, scientists, managers, and policy makers use to analyze energy generation, usage, and future trends. The text provides complete and up-to-date coverage of all...

Advanced Rail Geotechnology - Ballasted Track

1st Edition

Buddhima Indraratna, Wadud Salim, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn
September 18, 2018

Ballast plays a vital role in transmitting and distributing train wheel loads to the underlying sub-ballast and subgrade. Bearing capacity of track, train speed, riding quality and passenger comfort all depend on the stability of ballast through mechanical interlocking of particles. Ballast...