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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 years...

Mechanics of Materials: With Applications in Excel

1st Edition


Bichara B. Muvdi, Souhail Elhouar
June 21, 2016

Mechanics of Materials: With Applications in Excel® covers the fundamentals of the mechanics of materials—or strength of materials—in a clear and easily understandable way. Each chapter explains the theory of the underlying principles and the applicable mathematical relations, offering examples...

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition

4th Edition


Haym Benaroya, Mark Nagurka, Seon Han
October 25, 2017

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition addresses the principles and application of vibration theory. Equations for modeling vibrating systems are explained, and MATLAB® is referenced as an analysis tool. The Fourth Edition adds more coverage of damping, new case ...

Fundamentals of Rocket Propulsion

1st Edition


DP Mishra
August 2, 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 with...

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 renewab...

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Basic Tools

1st Edition

Paul Tran
January 17, 2019

SOLIDWORKS Basic Tools is the first book in a three part series. It introduces new users to the SOLIDWORKS interface, SOLIDWORKS tools and basic modeling techniques. It provides you with a strong understanding of SOLIDWORKS and covers the creation of parts, assemblies and drawings. Every lesson and...

Phenomenological Creep Models of Composites and Nanomaterials: Deterministic and Probabilistic Approach

1st Edition

Leo Razdolsky
January 16, 2019

The use of new engineering materials in the aerospace and space industry is usually governed by the need for enhancing the bearing capacity of structural elements and systems, improving the performance of specific applications, reducing structural weight and improving its cost-effectiveness....

Structural Health Monitoring: An Integrated Approach

1st Edition

Aditi Chattopadhyay, Mark Seaver
January 15, 2019

Structural health monitoring (SHM) is a multidisciplinary problem that involves modeling and simulation, damage detection, information management and prognosis. This book is designed to provide readers with a clear idea of all the challenges that need to be tackled before an SHM system can be...

Control of Nuclear Reactors and Power Plants Using MATLAB® and SIMULINK®

1st Edition

James Turso, Robert M. Edwards
January 15, 2019

The nuclear industry renaissance will require a workforce with individuals having diverse engineering backgrounds. Nuclear plant dynamics and control not only require an understanding of nuclear engineering principles but also thorough knowledge of classical and modern control concepts applied to...

The Newman Lectures on Thermodynamics

1st Edition

John S. Newman, Vincent S. Battaglia
January 15, 2019

The author is considered one of the great chemical engineers of his time. His reputation derives from his mastery of all phases of the subject matter, his clarity of thought, and his ability to reduce complex problems to their essential core elements. He is a member of the National Academy of...

Engineering Systems Optimization

1st Edition

Ossama Abdelkhalik
January 15, 2019

Focuses on system architecture optimization. The numerical algorithms are the core of the book with a brief review for fundamental mathematical concepts. The first two parts include a concise presentation for classical optimization methods. Part three presents details of recent advances in systems...

Logan's Turbomachinery: Flowpath Design and Performance Fundamentals, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Bijay Sultanian
January 11, 2019

Logan's Turbomachinery: Flowpath Design and Performance Fundamentals, Third Edition is the long-awaited revision of this classic textbook, thoroughly updated by Dr. Bijay Sultanian. While the basic concepts remain constant, turbomachinery design has advanced since the Second Edition was published...

Numerical Methods in Computational Mechanics

1st Edition

Jamshid Ghaboussi, Xiping Steven Wu
January 10, 2019

This book explores the numerical algorithms underpinning modern finite element based computational mechanics software. It covers all the major numerical methods that are used in computational mechanics. It reviews the basic concepts in linear algebra and advanced matrix theory, before covering...

Engineering Dynamics and Vibrations

1st Edition

Junbo Jia, Jeom Kee Paik
January 09, 2019

Engineering dynamics and vibrations has become an essential topic for ensuring structural integrity and operational functionality in different engineering areas. However, practical problems regarding dynamics and vibrations are in many cases handled without success despite large expenditures. This...

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing 2e

2nd Edition

Da-Wen Sun
January 08, 2019

Since many processes in the food industry involve fluid flow and heat and mass transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) provides a powerful early-stage simulation tool for gaining a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the performance of food processing, allowing engineers to test...

Chemistry of Pyrotechnics: Basic Principles and Theory, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Chris Mocella, John A. Conkling
January 07, 2019

This book provides chemists with technical insight on pyrotechnics and explosives. It emphasizes basic chemical principles and practical, hands-on knowledge in the preparation of energetic materials. It examines the interactions between and adaptations of pyrotechnics to changing technology in...

Advanced Bifunctional Electrochemical Catalysts for Metal-Air Batteries

1st Edition

Yan-Jie Wang, Rusheng Yuan, Anna Ignaszak, David P. Wilkinson, Jiujun Zhang
January 04, 2019

Metal-air batteries (MABs) have attracted attention because of their high specific energy, low cost, and safety features. This book discusses science and technology including material selection, synthesis, characterization, and their applications in MABs. It comprehensively describes various...