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Fundamentals of Rocket Propulsion

DP Mishra
August 02, 2017

The book follows a unified approach to present the basic principles of rocket propulsion in concise and lucid form. This textbook comprises of ten chapters ranging from brief introduction and elements of rocket propulsion, aerothermodynamics to solid, liquid and hybrid propellant rocket engines...

Electricity and Electronics for Renewable Energy Technology: An Introduction

Ahmad Hemami
August 02, 2017

Electricity and Electronics for Renewable Energy Technology: An Introduction provides a foundational understanding of electricity and the methods and devices specific to electricity from renewable sources. The book begins with a brief explanation of the necessary mathematics and then: Addresses...

Finite Difference Methods in Heat Transfer, Second Edition

M. Necati Özişik, Helcio R. B. Orlande, Marcelo J. Colaço, Renato M. Cotta
July 20, 2017

Finite Difference Methods in Heat Transfer, Second Edition focuses on finite difference methods and their application to the solution of heat transfer problems. Such methods are based on the discretization of governing equations, initial and boundary conditions, which then replace a continuous...

Introduction to Finite Element Analysis for Engineers

Saad A. Ragab, Hassan E. Fayed
July 12, 2017

Finite Element Analysis for Engineers introduces FEA as a technique for solving differential equations, and for application to problems in Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Science & Mechanics. Intended primarily for senior and first-year graduate students,...

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition

Travis S. Taylor
July 07, 2017

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition, presents the history and basics of rocket science, and examines design, experimentation, testing, and applications. Exploring how rockets work, the book covers the concepts of thrust, momentum, impulse, and the rocket equation, along...

Thermal Physics, Second Edition

C.B.P. Finn
June 29, 2017

Concise yet thorough, accessible, authoritative, and affordable. These are the hallmarks of books in the remarkable Physics and its Applications series. Thermodynamics is an essential part of any physical sciences education, but it is so full of pitfalls and subtleties, that many students fail to...

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines, Second Edition

Ahmed F. El-Sayed
June 22, 2017

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines, Second Edition builds upon the success of the book’s first edition, with the addition of three major topic areas: Piston Engines with integrated propeller coverage; Pump Technologies; and Rocket Propulsion. The rocket propulsion section extends the text’...

Advanced Flight Dynamics with Elements of Flight Control

Nandan K. Sinha, N. Ananthkrishnan
June 19, 2017

Advanced Flight Dynamics aim to integrate the subjects of aircraft performance, trim and stability/control in a seamless manner. Advanced Flight Dynamics highlights three key and unique viewpoints. Firstly, it follows the revised and corrected aerodynamic modeling presented previously in recent...

Advanced Classical Mechanics

Bijan Bagchi
April 28, 2017

This book is designed to serve as a textbook for postgraduates, researchers of applied mathematics, theoretical physics and students of engineering who need a good understanding of classical mechanics. In this book emphasis has been placed on the logical ordering of topics and appropriate...

Vibro-Acoustics: Fundamentals and Applications

Dhanesh N. Manik
April 07, 2017

The subject of vibro-acoustics is important for the design of machine elements and structures, to minimize sound generated by them. For better machine designing, it is necessary for machine designers (mechanical engineers) to have a thorough knowledge of vibro-acoustics. Furthermore, since the...

Finn's Thermal Physics, Third Edition

Andrew Rex
April 07, 2017

This fully updated and expanded new edition continues to provide the most readable, concise, and easy-to-follow introduction to thermal physics. While maintaining the style of the original work, the book now covers statistical mechanics and incorporates worked examples systematically throughout the...

Aircraft Performance: An Engineering Approach

Mohammad H. Sadraey
April 06, 2017

Aircraft Performance: An Engineering Approach introduces flight performance analysis techniques that enable readers to determine performance and flight capabilities of aircraft. Flight performance analysis for prop-driven and jet aircraft is explored, supported by examples and illustrations, many...