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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...

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing 2e

2nd Edition

Da-Wen Sun
November 15, 2018

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...

Alternative Fusion Fuels and Systems

1st Edition

Sergei V. Ryzhkov, Alexei Yu. Chirkov
November 15, 2018

Explores the systems of magnetic confinement of high-temperature plasma with closed and open magnetic field lines which relate to alternative compact devices of controlled thermonuclear fusion. Energy balance schemes of thermonuclear plasmas and main reactor characteristics are presented as the...

Bubbles, Drops, and Particles in Non-Newtonian Fluids

2nd Edition

R.P. Chhabra
November 15, 2018

Bubbles, Drops, and Particles in Non-Newtonian Fluids, Second Edition continues to provide thorough coverage of the scientific foundations and the latest advances in particle motion in non-Newtonian media. The book demonstrates how dynamic behavior of single particles can yield useful information...

Nanofluidics: An Introduction

1st Edition

Zhigang Li
November 14, 2018

This book will cover main topics about the fundamentals and applications of nanofluidics. These would be nanofluidics, how it differs from classic fluid mechanics, as well as describing the methodologies of nanofluidics, including numerical approaches, e.g. molecular dynamics simulation and...

Fundamentals of Machining Processes: Conventional and Nonconventional Processes, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Hassan El-Hofy
November 13, 2018

Written by an expert with over 40 years of experience in research and teaching machining and related topics, this new edition textbook presents the principles and theories of material removal and applications for conventional, nonconventional and hybrid machining processes. The new edition is ideal...

Design of Automatic Machinery

1st Edition

Stephen J. Derby
November 12, 2018

Examining options for the practical design of an automated process, this reference provides a vast amount of knowledge to design a new automatic machine or write specifications for a machine to perform an automated process-focusing on the many existing automation concepts used in recent history and...

AC Motor Control and Electrical Vehicle Applications

2nd Edition

Kwang Hee Nam
November 09, 2018

This book provides a guide to the control of AC motors with a focus on its application to electric vehicles (EV). It describes the rotating magnetic flux, based on which dynamic equations are derived. The text not only deals with the induction motor, but covers the permanent magnet synchronous...

Wind Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment

3rd Edition

Vaughn Nelson, Kenneth Starcher
November 07, 2018

This book explores the wind industry from its inception in the 1970s to today; presents the design, aerodynamics, operation, control, applications, and different types of wind turbines; and provides ample reasons to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy. It also discusses the political and...

Numerical Methods and Methods of Approximation in Science and Engineering

1st Edition

Karan S. Surana
November 02, 2018

Numerical Methods and Methods of Approximation in Science and Engineering prepares students and other readers for advanced studies involving applied numerical and computational analysis. Focused on building a sound theoretical foundation, it uses a clear and simple approach backed by numerous...

The Newman Lectures on Thermodynamics

1st Edition

John S. Newman, Vincent S. Battaglia
October 31, 2018

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...

Biology for Engineers, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Arthur T. Johnson
October 29, 2018

Biology is a critical application area for engineering analysis and design, and students in engineering programs as well as ecologists and environmentalists must be well-versed in the fundamentals of biology as they relate to their field. Biology for Engineers, Second Edition is an introductory...

Lubricant Blending and Quality Assurance

1st Edition

R. David Whitby
October 24, 2018

Many people, including those involved in the manufacturing, marketing and selling of lubricants, believe that blending lubricants is simply a matter of putting one or more base oils and several additives into a tank of some kind and stirring them around to mix them. Blending lubricants that meet...