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Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Second Edition


Douglas M. Marshall, Richard K. Barnhart, Eric Shappee, Michael Thomas Most
May 24, 2016

Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems surveys the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, from sensors, controls, and automation to regulations, safety procedures, and human factors. It is designed for the student or layperson and thus assumes no prior knowledge of UASs, engin...

Mechanical Design of Machine Components, Second Edition: SI Version


Ansel C. Ugural
June 14, 2016

Analyze and Solve Real-World Machine Design Problems Using SI Units Mechanical Design of Machine Components, Second Edition: SI Version strikes a balance between method and theory, and fills a void in the world of design. Relevant to mechanical and related engineering curricula, the book is useful i...

Robust Control Engineering: Practical QFT Solutions

Mario Garcia-Sanz
June 16, 2017

This book thoroughly covers the fundamentals of the QFT robust control, as well as practical control solutions, for unstable, time-delay, non-minimum phase or distributed parameter systems, plants with large model uncertainty, high-performance specifications, nonlinear components, multi-input...

Building Energy Simulation: A Workbook Using DesignBuilder™

Vishal Garg, Jyotirmay Mathur, Surekha Tetali, Aviruch Bhatia
June 12, 2017

This book describes various components and systems of a building and their effect on energy consumption, with the help of an energy simulation tool. The book explains simulation input parameters, along with how to do analysis of the simulation output. With minimal use of mathematical equations, the...

Advanced Classical Mechanics

Bijan Bagchi
April 26, 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...

Experimental Aerodynamics

Stefano Discetti, Andrea Ianiro
March 28, 2017

  Experimental Aerodynamics provides an up to date study of this key area of aeronautical engineering. The field has undergone significant evolution with the development of 3D techniques, data processing methods, and the conjugation of simultaneous measurements of multiple quantities. Written...

The Finite Element Method: Basic Concepts and Applications with MATLAB, MAPLE, and COMSOL, Third Edition

Darrell W. Pepper, Juan C. Heinrich
March 27, 2017

This self-explanatory guide introduces the basic fundamentals of the Finite Element Method in a clear manner using comprehensive examples. Beginning with the concept of one-dimensional heat transfer, the first chapters include one-dimensional problems that can be solved by inspection. The book...

Nuclear Engineering Fundamentals: A Practical Perspective

Robert E. Masterson
March 20, 2017

This textbook provides a thoroughly modern alternative to other introductory Nuclear Engineering textbooks that have not been updated significantly over the last 20 years. Printed in full color, this textbook combines an accessible, student-friendly overview of nuclear physics, nuclear reactor...

Fracture Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, Fourth Edition

Ted L. Anderson
March 20, 2017

Fracture Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, Fourth Edition is the most useful and comprehensive guide to fracture mechanics available. It has been adopted by more than 150 universities worldwide and used by thousands of engineers and researchers. This new edition reflects the latest research...

Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Using MATLAB®, Second Edition

Ramin S. Esfandiari
March 20, 2017

This book provides a pragmatic, methodical and easy-to-follow presentation of numerical methods and their effective implementation using MATLAB, which is introduced at the outset. The author introduces techniques for solving equations of a single variable and systems of equations, followed by curve...

Energy-Efficient Electrical Systems for Buildings

Moncef Krarti
March 07, 2017

Energy-Efficient Electrical Systems for Buildings offers a systematic and practical analysis and design approaches for electrical distribution and utilization systems in buildings. In addition to meeting the minimal safety requirements set by the National Electrical Code (NEC), the design approach...