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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,...

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

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition


Travis S. Taylor
July 7, 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 wi...

Fundamentals of Rocket Propulsion


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...

The Music Producer’s Survival Guide: Chaos, Creativity, and Career in Independent and Electronic Music

Brian M. Jackson
March 19, 2018

A music-career book like no other, The Music Producer’s Survival Guide offers a wide-ranging, exploratory, yet refreshing down-to-earth take on living the life of the independent electronic music producer. If you are an intellectually curious musician/producer eager to make your mark in today’s...

Basics of Precision Engineering

Richard Leach, Stuart T. Smith
March 16, 2018

Advances in engineering precision have tracked with technological progress for hundreds of years. Over the last few decades, precision engineering has been the specific focus of research on an international scale. The outcome of this effort has been the establishment of a broad range of engineering...

Intelligent Autonomy of UAVs: Advanced Missions and Future Use

Yasmina Bestaoui Sebbane
March 16, 2018

Intelligent Autonomy of UAVs: Advanced Missions and Future Use provides an approach to the formulation of the fundamental task typical to any mission and provides guidelines of how this task can be solved by different generic robotic problems. As such, this book aims to provide a systems...

Advances in Agricultural Machinery and Technologies

Guangnan Chen
March 15, 2018

The agricultural industry is dealing with enormous challenges across the globe, including the limited availability of arable lands and fresh water, as well as the effect of climate change. Machinery plays a crucial role in agriculture and farming systems, in order to feed the world’s growing...


James Luscombe
March 12, 2018

This book provides an accessible yet thorough introduction to thermodynamics, crafted and class-tested over many years of teaching. Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, this book delivers clear descriptions of how to think about the mathematics and physics involved. The...

Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook: Fabrication, Implementation, and Applications

Sushanta K. Mitra, Suman Chakraborty
March 09, 2018

The Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook: Two-Volume Set comprehensively captures the cross-disciplinary breadth of the fields of micro- and nanofluidics, which encompass the biological sciences, chemistry, physics and engineering applications. To fill the knowledge gap between engineering and...

Nanostructured and Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells

San Ping Jiang, Pei Kang Shen
March 09, 2018

Boasting chapters written by leading international experts, Nanostructured and Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells provides an overview of the progress that has been made so far in the material and catalyst development for fuel cells. The book covers the most recent developments detailing all aspects...

Friction-Induced Vibrations and Self-Organization: Mechanics and Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics of Sliding Contact

Michael Nosonovsky, Vahid Mortazavi
March 09, 2018

Many scientists and engineers do not realize that, under certain conditions, friction can lead to the formation of new structures at the interface, including in situ tribofilms and various patterns. In turn, these structures—usually formed by destabilization of the stationary sliding regime—can...

Hydrogen Safety

Fotis Rigas, Paul Amyotte
March 09, 2018

Hydrogen Safety highlights physiological, physical, and chemical hazards associated with hydrogen production, storage, distribution, and use systems. It also examines potential accident scenarios that could occur with hydrogen use under certain conditions. The number of potential applications for...

Fluid Mechanics for Civil and Environmental Engineers

Ahlam I. Shalaby
March 08, 2018

An ideal textbook for civil and environmental, mechanical, and chemical engineers taking the required Introduction to Fluid Mechanics course, Fluid Mechanics for Civil and Environmental Engineers offers clear guidance and builds a firm real-world foundation using practical examples and problem sets...

Simulation of Fluid Power Systems with Simcenter Amesim

Nicolae Vasiliu, Daniela Vasiliu, Constantin CĂLINOIU, Radu Puhalschi
March 07, 2018

This book illustrates numerical simulation of fluid power systems by LMS Amesim Platform covering hydrostatic transmissions, electro hydraulic servo valves, hydraulic servomechanisms for aerospace engineering, speed governors for power machines, fuel injection systems, and automotive servo systems....

Foundations of Vibroacoustics

Colin Hansen
March 06, 2018

This text provides the foundation material for solving problems in vibroacoustics. These include the prediction of structural vibration levels and sound pressure levels in enclosed spaces resulting from known force or acoustic pressure excitations and the prediction of sound levels radiated by...