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The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook, Second Edition, Three-Volume Set Edited by

Charles E. Baukal, Jr. John Zink Company, LLC, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA Series: Industrial Combustion

A major update of the bestselling combustion engineering reference, the second edition is now expanded to three standalone volumes. Volume 1 covers fundamental concepts and theory, Volume 2 examines design and operations, and Volume 3 looks at the latest industry applications, from burners and flares to thermal oxidizers and vapor combustors. Each volume contains a wealth of color illustrations and photographs. The definitive guide to industrial combustion, this handbook helps you better meet the challenges of this dynamic field. • Provides up-to-date information on industrial combustion science and engineering • Discusses alternative fuels and new coal combustion processes • Covers diagnostics, testing, and training procedures • Offers practical guidance for equipment design • Details installation and maintenance procedures and troubleshooting techniques • Examines combustion applications that reflect new standards, energy sources, processes, and conservation concerns • Includes more than 1,600 color illustrations and photographs

Selected Contents: Volume 1: Fundamentals Introduction. Refining and Petrochemical Industries. Fuels. Combustion Fundamentals. Solid Fuel Combustion in Suspension. Catalytic Combustion. Heat Transfer. Flare Radiation. Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics. Oil Atomization. Cold Flow Modeling. Thermal Efficiency. CFD-Based Combustion Modeling. Pollutant Emissions. NOx Emissions. Noise. Combustion Training. Index. Volume 2: Design and Operations Safety. Combustion Controls. Blowers for Combustion Systems. Metallurgy. Refractory for Combustion Systems. Burner Design. Combustion Diagnostics. Burner Testing. Flare Testing. Thermal Oxidizer Testing. Burner Installation and Maintenance. Burner/Heater Operations. Burner Troubleshooting. Flare Operations and Troubleshooting. Thermal Oxidizer Installation and Maintenance. Thermal

Oxidizer Operations and Troubleshooting. Appendix A: Units and Conversions. Appendix B: Physical Properties of Materials. Appendix C: Properties of Gasses and Liquids. Appendix D: Properties of Solids. Index. Volume 3: Applications Process Burners. Oil Burners. Burners and Combustion for Industrial and Utility Boilers. Duct Burners. Process Heaters. Air Heaters. Thermal Oxidizer Basics. Thermal Oxidizer Control and Configurations. Selected Pollution Control Equipment. Flares. Flare Ignition Systems. Biogas Flaring. Flare Gas Recovery. Hydrocarbon Vapor Control Technology. Marine and Offshore Applications. Index. Catalog no. K11813, November 2013, 1184 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3961-4, $299.95 / £191.00 Also available as an eBook

The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook, Second Edition, Volume 1 - Fundamentals Catalog no. K11814, December 2012, 651 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3962-1, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook, Second Edition, Volume 2 – Design and Operations Catalog no. K11815, April 2013, 572 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3964-5, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook, Second Edition, Volume 3 – Applications Catalog no. K11816, August 2013, 452 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3966-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Combustion The Coen & Hamworthy Combustion Handbook

OxygenEnhanced Combustion Second Edition

Fundamentals for Power, Marine & Industrial Applications

Edited by

Charles E. Baukal Jr. John Zink Company, LLC, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Edited by

Series: Industrial Combustion

Stephen Londerville

This book provides an up-to-date look at how to enhance combustion with oxygen. This second edition has more than doubled in size, with 19 new chapters and extensive updates. It describes many applications, including power generation, fluidized bed combustion, chemicals and petrochemicals, and diesel engines. The book also covers more fundamentals, such as heat transfer, noise, CFD modeling, burner design, and burner testing. Written by experts in academia and industry, it integrates fundamentals, principles, applications, and equipment design in one volume.

Coen Company Inc., San Mateo, California, USA

Charles E. Baukal Jr. John Zink Company, LLC, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA Series: Industrial Combustion

Sharing the knowledge of top combustion engineers and technologists from the Coen Company and John Zink Hamworthy Combustion, this unique handbook provides practical guidance to help you make decisions about fuels, burners, and combustion chambers for combustion systems. It begins with the necessary combustion engineering fundamentals and then uses a building-block approach to tackle specific computations and applications in industrial, marine, and utility combustion systems. A handy reference and refresher, it is designed for anyone involved in combustion equipment selection, sizing, and emissions control. • Presents detailed coverage of Coen, Hamworthy, and Todd brand burners, which are prevalent in the worldwide market for boiler burners • Builds from combustion engineering fundamentals to offer practical, state-of-the-art solutions to combustion system problems for industrial, marine, and utility applications • Reviews the principles of units, fluids, chemistry, fuels, and heat transfer required to perform calculations and sizing • Covers the combustion of gas, liquid, and solid fuels, including the oxidation and pneumatic conveying of solid fuels • Discusses atomizer theory and practical performance predictions for atomizers • Reflects the latest developments in alternative fuels and emissions control • Includes 390 full-color illustrations, tables, diagrams, and photographs

Selected Contents: Introduction. Engineering Fundamentals. Combustion Fundamentals. Fuels. Oil Atomization. Solid Fuel Combustion in Suspension. Heat Transfer. Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics. CFD-Based Combustion Modeling. Pollutant Emissions. Noise. ... Catalog no. K13399, March 2013, 561 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7333-5, $219.95 / £140.00 Also available as an eBook


Catalog no. K12887, March 2013, 792 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6228-5, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

Combustion Engineering Second Edition Kenneth W. Ragland University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Kenneth M. Bryden Iowa State University, Ames, USA

This new edition provides a uniquely accessible introduction to combustion. Focused on the fundamentals of gaseous, liquid, and solid fuel combustion, including biomass fuels, this text provides the foundation needed for design and engineering of sustainable and efficient combustion systems. With a strong emphasis on pedagogy, the authors include numerous tables featuring practical data and formulas that link combustion fundamentals to engineering practice. Mathematical methods are presented with qualitative descriptions of the methods used and reinforced with an extensive collection of worked examples and problems. Catalog no. 92502, May 2011, 550 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9250-9, $115.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

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Combustion Gas Turbine Handbook Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition Tony Giampaolo MSME, PE

Newly revised, this new fifth edition includes a chapter on waste heat recovery and discusses this technology in detail including a the advantages and barriers to waste heat recovery, environmental restraints, thermodynamics of heat recovery, fluid properties, boiler, condensers, steam turbines, off design behavior, and exhaust catalyst. This book shows how microturbine designs rely heavily on the centrifugal compressor and are, in many aspects, similar to the early flight engines and will illustrate how the approach of the microturbine designer is to minimize cost. Catalog no. N11027, November 2013, 475 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-2888-5, $135.95 / £89.00


Boiler Operator's Handbook Second Edition Edited by

Ken Heselton KEH Energy Engineering, Joppa, Maryland, USA

This book was written specifically for boiler plan operators and supervisors who want to learn how to lower plant operating costs, as well as how to operate plants of all types and sizes more wisely. It is newly revised with guidelines for HRSGs, combined cycle systems, and environmental effects of boiler operation. It also includes a new chapter on refrigeration systems that addresses the environmental effects of inadvertent and intentional discharges of refrigerants. Catalog no. N11119, May 2014, 488 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-5389-4, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

Fundamentals of Premixed Turbulent Combustion


Andrei Lipatnikov

D. P. Mishra

Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

This book provides an overview of the key aspects of combustion—including chemical kinetics, premixed flame, diffusion flame, and liquid droplet combustion— followed by a discussion of the general elements of measurement systems and data acquisition and analysis. Building upon this foundation, the text proceeds to address measurements, instruments, analyses, and diagnostics specific to experimental combustion. It not only describes the construction, working principles, application areas, and limitations of the necessary instruments, but also details the procedure for uncertainty analysis in practical combustion experiments.

Lean burning of premixed gases is considered to be a promising combustion technology for future clean and highly efficient gas turbine engines. This book highlights the phenomenology of premixed turbulent flames. It provides experimental data on the general appearance of premixed turbulent flames, physical mechanisms that could affect flame behavior, and physical and numerical models aimed at predicting the key features of premixed turbulent combustion. An accessible introduction for advanced graduate and postgraduate students, it provides a valuable overview of the field for experienced researchers. Catalog no. K14768, October 2012, 548 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1024-1, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Experimental Combustion An Introduction

Catalog no. K15101, April 2014, 390 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1735-6, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Automotive Engineering New!

Road and OffRoad Vehicle System Dynamics Handbook

Magnetorheological Fluid Technology Applications in Vehicle Systems Seung-Bok Choi

Edited by

Inha University, Incheon, South Korea

Giampiero Mastinu

Young-Min Han

Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Ajou Motor College, Chungnam, South Korea

Manfred Ploechl Technische Universitat, Wien, Germany

Featuring contributions from industry leaders in their respective fields, this volume presents comprehensive, authoritative coverage of all the major issues involved in road vehicle dynamic behavior. It begins with a short history of road and off-road vehicle dynamics followed by thorough, detailed state-of-the-art chapters on modeling, analysis and optimization in vehicle system dynamics, vehicle concepts and aerodynamics, pneumatic tires and contact wheel-road/off-road, modeling vehicle subsystems, vehicle dynamics and active safety, man-vehicle interaction, intelligent vehicle systems, and road accident reconstruction and passive safety. Catalog no. 3322, January 2014, 1708 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3322-4, $249.95 / £159.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K12665, November 2012, 322 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5673-4, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Automotive Accident Reconstruction

Dynamics of Wheel–Soil Systems A Soil Stress and Deformation-Based Approach Jaroslaw A. Pytka Lublin University of Technology, Poland

How do you measure soil stress and deformation under wheel loads? What are the actual values of stresses and deformation in soil or snow under a passing wheel? Answering these and other questions, this book describes methods and devices for soil stress and deformation measurements and presents numerical data from full-scale field experiments. It offers novel ideas and designs of soil and snow pressure sensors as well as an optoelectronic system for soil deformation determination and wheel force transducers. Catalog no. K15037, August 2012, 331 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1527-7, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


This book compiles the authors’ recent work involving the application of magnetorheological (MR) fluids and other smart materials in vehicles, as well as concepts that have previously been scattered in peer-reviewed international journals. It is designed for scientists and engineers looking to create new devices or systems for vehicles featuring controllable MR fluids. The book is also suitable for graduate students who are interested in the dynamic modeling and control methodology of vehicle devices and systems associated with MR fluid technology.

Practices and Principles Donald E. Struble, Ph.D. This book provides the essential background theory, information sources, and practical tips that will enable new reconstructionists to start their careers on solid footing, doing work that will withstand scrutiny by judges, juries, clients, other experts, and opposing parties. For practicing reconstructionists, the book presents techniques for gathering information and interpreting evidence, contains computer-based tools for analyzing crashes, and serves as a reference to be consulted throughout their careers, particularly with regard to the underlying physics. Catalog no. K20381, September 2013, 498 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8837-0, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Automotive Engineering Vehicle Dynamics, Stability, and Control Second Edition Dean Karnopp University of California, Davis, USA Series: Dekker Mechanical Engineering

The second edition of a bestseller, this book applies basic dynamics and control concepts to vehicle dynamics and stability. It covers a wide range of vehicles: autos and two-wheeled vehicles, railroad locomotives and cars, and aerospace vehicles. The author presents and develops mathematical models with numerous worked examples, develops careful explanations to explain and demonstrate the equations of motion, and provides applied engineering design and control methods for practical applications. It also includes bond graph methods that are covered in an appendix. Catalog no. K15916, January 2013, 326 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6085-7, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Road Vehicle Dynamics Fundamentals and Modeling Georg Rill University of Applied Sciences, Regensburg, Germany

Presenting the terminology of automotive engineering, this book introduces the basic mechanics and analytical methods used in vehicle dynamics. The text provides insight into tire force and torque generation and surveys the components of drive train and suspension systems. It also covers the fundamentals of vehicle dynamics and includes a tire model, as well as dynamic models of force elements. Using simple vehicle models, the author provides a deeper understanding of the dynamics of road vehicles. Many MATLAB® examples are used to verify theoretical predictions. Catalog no. K11773, September 2011, 361 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3898-3, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Optimal and Robust Scheduling for Networked Control Systems Stefano Longo, Tingli Su, Guido Herrmann, and Phil Barber Series: Automation and Control Engineering

This book tackles the problem of integrating controllers, sensors, and actuators in a networked control system. It offers a solution to the deterministic scheduling problem that is based on rigorous control theoretical tools. Bridging the gap between control theory and computer science, the book suggests that the consideration of communication constraints at the design stage will significantly improve the control system’s performance. The authors develop ready-to-use engineering tools for large-scale control system integration with a focus on robustness and performance. Catalog no. K16444, March 2013, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6954-6, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Alternative Transportation Fuels Utilisation in Combustion Engines M.K. Gajendra Babu K.A. Subramanian Co-authored by a renowned researcher in energy studies, this book discusses the production, distribution, and applications of alternative fuels with respect to different modes of transportation (land, sea, and aviation). Much of the emphasis is on applications of these fuels in internal combustion engines. The authors provide an in-depth analysis of engine combustion, including injection, spray, combustion, performance, and emissions. The book also highlights greenhouse gases (GHGs), in view of climate change and global warming. Catalog no. K13368, June 2013, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7281-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Aerospace Engineering Guidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles


Flight Dynamics, Simulation, and Control

Rafael Yanushevsky Research & Technology Consulting, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

For Rigid and Flexible Aircraft Ranjan Vepa School of Engineering and Material Science, Queen Mary, University of London, UK

Bringing together diverse topics in flight mechanics, aeroelasticity, and automatic controls, this book addresses the core issues involved in the dynamics, modeling, simulation, and control of fixed-wing aircraft. Covering basic principles applicable to both traditional rigid and modern flexible aircraft, the author explores the design and regulation of flight control systems and flight simulators, presents the latest techniques of modeling and simulation using MATLAB® and Simulink®, and provides case studies demonstrating the application of control laws.

This text contains new analytical results, taken from the author’s research that can be used for analysis and design of unmanned aerial vehicles guidance and control systems. This book progresses from a clear elucidation of guidance laws and unmanned aerial vehicle dynamics to the modeling of their guidance and control systems. The author provides an innovative presentation of the theoretical aspects of unmanned aerial vehicles’ guidance. It presents new ideas that, once crystallized, can be implemented in the new generation of unmanned aerial systems. Catalog no. K12322, March 2011, 376 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5095-4, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K16647, August 2014, 664 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7335-2, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems


Edited by

C. Venkatesan

Richard K. Barnhart, Stephen B. Hottman, Douglas M. Marshall, J.D., and Eric Shappee

This is an introductory book on helicopter dynamics. This book introduces students/engineers to the basic principles of helicopter dynamics. The book focuses on three major topics: rotor blade idealization and blade dynamics in flap, lag and torsion modes; rotor blade aeroelastic stability (coupled flap-lag and coupled flap-torsion); and coupled rotor-fuselage dynamics. It covers hover, forward flight and other maneuver flights. Starting from basic physics of rotating systems, the equations of motion have been derived in vector form.

In recent years, Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) have become a prominent segment of the aviation industry. From its history to future applications, this book explores the landscape of UAS. It discusses commercial and military applications, integration into the national airspace system (NAS), system functions, operational procedures, and safety concerns. It also addresses sensors, controls, automation, and a host of other relevant topics, including current and proposed U.S. and international regulations regarding UAS. This dynamic text is well illustrated and also offers web-based resources.

Fundamentals of Helicopter Dynamics

Catalog no. K16278, August 2014, 344 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6634-7, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K11588, October 2011, 233 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3520-3, $72.95 / £46.99 Also available as an eBook


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Aerospace Engineering Elementary Flight Dynamics with an Introduction to Bifurcation and Continuation Methods Nandan K. Sinha Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

N. Ananthkrishnan

Linear Control System Analysis and Design with MATLAB® Sixth Edition Constantine H. Houpis Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, USA

Stuart N. Sheldon US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Lisle, Illinois, USA

IDEA Research Co. LTD, Pune, India

Series: Automation and Control Engineering

Aimed at junior and senior undergraduate students, this book covers recent developments in airplane flight dynamics and introduces bifurcation and continuation methods as a tool for flight dynamics analysis. Designed to help the student make the transition from classroom calculations to the real world of computational flight dynamics, it presents an updated version of the aerodynamic model with the corrected definition of the rate (dynamic) derivatives. It illustrates recent advances in the theory of flight dynamics.

This book uses numerous in-depth explanations, diagrams, calculations, and tables to provide an intensive overview of modern control theory and control system design. Mathematics are kept to a minimum, and engineering applications are stressed throughout. Completely updated and packed with student-friendly features, the sixth edition presents a range of updated examples using MATLAB®, as well as an appendix listing MATLAB functions for optimizing control system analysis and design. Over 75 percent of the problems presented in the previous edition have been revised or replaced.

Catalog no. K14009, October 2013, 372 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8602-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook


Digital Avionics Handbook Third Edition Edited by

Cary R. Spitzer AvioniCon, Inc., Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Uma Ferrell Thomas Ferrell This text is available in two comprehensive volumes, with one devoted to the essential elements, software, and functions of modern avionics and the other focused on development and implementation. This second edition includes new chapters on the time triggered protocol, communications, vehicle health management systems, development guidelines and certification considerations, and the Genesis platform. The handbook also discusses avionics building blocks and covers key development activities such as system engineering, flight deck automation and design, environmental testing, and certification. Catalog no. K13129, August 2014, 752 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6861-4, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K14516, October 2013, 729 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0426-4, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


Electromagnetic Wave Scattering by Aerial and Ground Radar Objects Edited by

Oleg I. Sukharevsky Kharkov University of Air Forces, Ukraine

This book discusses the development of scattering electrodynamic theory and presents the original calculation methods of the scattering characteristics of aerial and ground radar objects with compound shape and radioabsorbing coating. It describes the detection, tracking, and recognition of aerial targets and includes estimates of the possibility for detection and identification of ground targets. The scattering characteristic calculation results and techniques provided can be used to obtain a priori information in solving problems. Catalog no. K16751, August 2014, 320 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7678-0, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

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Aerospace Engineering Ballistics Theory and Design of Guns and Ammunition, Second Edition Donald E. Carlucci U.S. Army, Picatinny Arsenal, Rockaway Township, New Jersey, USA

Sidney S. Jacobson Retired, Chester, New Jersey, USA

The field of ballistics is divided into three main areas of specialization: interior, exterior, and terminal ballistics. Providing unique coverage of all three areas, this book offers a seamless presentation of the complex phenomena that occur during the launch, flight, and impact of a projectile. It explains the fundamental physics, terminology, theory, engineering aspects, and design techniques for each area in increasing detail and complexity. It examines the analytical and computational tools used to predict a weapon’s behavior in terms of pressure, stress, and velocity. Catalog no. K16037, August 2013, 608 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6437-4, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Advances in Missile Guidance, Control, and Estimation

Shock Wave Dynamics Derivatives and Related Topics George Emanuel University of Texas at Arlington, USA

This text is a useful reference for professionals and students in aerospace and aeronautical engineering as well as in mechanical engineering. It covers general jump conditions, two-dimensional/axisymmetric formulation, derivatives for a two-dimensional/axisymmetric shock with a uniform freestream, and derivative applications. It also covers vorticity and its substantial derivative, shock wave triple-point morphology, derivatives when the upstream flow is nonuniform, and general derivatives formulation. The book also extensively covers shock-generated vorticity and a novel analysis of triple points, both analyses accompanied by a wide-ranging parametric study. Catalog no. K16027, December 2012, 235 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6420-6, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook


High Temperature Materials and Mechanisms

Edited by

S.N. Balakrishnan Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA

Edited by

Yoseph Bar-Cohen

A. Tsourdos and B.A. White

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, USA

Cranfield University, Swindon, UK

Addressing the growing interest in high-temperature technologies, this book covers technology related to energy, space, aerospace, electronics, and other areas. While some applications involve the use of materials at high temperatures, others require materials processed at high temperatures for use at room temperature. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the subject, the chapters bring as broad a perspective to the field as possible. The book addresses the related science and engineering disciplines, including chemistry, material science, electrical and mechanical engineering, metallurgy, and physics.

Series: Automation and Control Engineering, Vol. 47

This book brings together in one volume the latest developments in the three major missile-control components—guidance, control, and estimation—as well as advice for implementation. It also shows how the components contribute to the overall design process. Topics covered include tracking and guidance algorithms, the workings of the missile autopilot, the estimation problem, and nonlinear control techniques. An invaluable resource, it features contributions by internationally renowned experts from government, the defense industry, and academia. Catalog no. 83139, September 2012, 720 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8313-2, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook


Catalog no. K16284, March 2014, 551 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6645-3, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as an eBook

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Aerospace Engineering Tensor Product Model Transformation in Polytopic Model-Based Control Péter Baranyi and Péter Várlaki Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

Yeung Yam Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatkin Series: Automation and Control Engineering

This text describes a novel method in multi-objective control system design with examples drawn from aerospace engineering and a free MATLAB® toolbox for easy implementation. It unites two well-known areas of multi-objective control system design—quasi Linear Parameter Varying (LPV) models and the Linear Matrix Inequality (LMI) method. The book introduces a methodology to automatically generate from any given quasi LPV model a set of invariant, canonical, and convex poly topic representations that are readily executable for LMI-based system control design. Catalog no. K10948, August 2013, 262 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1816-9, $129.95 / £82.99 Also available as an eBook

Information, Communication, and Space Technology Mohammad Razani New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, USA

Assessing the rapid evolution of information and communications technology (ICT) and the implications of this growth on the future of the field, this book emphasizes the need to integrate ICT and space technology into the general university curriculum. It reveals the importance and impact of recent technologies by building from basic definitions and explanations of key concepts and theories toward more concrete and application-oriented examples. It also covers existing and emerging ICT and space technologies, reflecting the most recent developments and achievements in the field. Catalog no. K11936, February 2012, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4163-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Linear Systems Non-Fragile Control and Filtering Guang-Hong Yang Northeastern University, Shenyang, China

Xiang-Gui Guo Wei-Wei Che Wei Guan Designing controllers and filters such that the resulting closed-loop systems are non-fragile or insensitive with respect to the perturbations in the controller or filter coefficients has become an important research topic in many fields of engineering and science. This book systematically presents novel methods for non-fragile control and filtering of linear systems with respect to controller/filter coefficient variations. It provides designs and guidelines that can be used to develop advanced non-fragile control techniques to improve reliability, maintainability, and survivability of complex control systems. Catalog no. K16905, March 2013, 288 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8035-0, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Developing Safety-Critical Software A Practical Guide for Aviation Software and DO-178C Compliance Leanna Rierson Digital Safety Consulting, Wichita, Kansas, USA

As the complexity and criticality of software increase and projects are pressed to develop software faster and more cheaply, it becomes even more important to ensure that software-intensive systems are reliable and safe. This book helps readers develop, manage, and approve safety-critical software more efficiently and effectively. Although the focus is on aviation software and compliance with RTCA/DO-178C and its supplements, the principles also apply to other safetycritical software. The book contains a wealth of best practices, real-world examples, and concrete recommendations. Catalog no. K10705, January 2013, 610 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1368-3, $79.95 / £48.99

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Aerospace Engineering Materials, Preparation, and Characterization in Thermoelectrics Edited by

Thermoelectrics and its Energy Harvesting Two-Volume Set Edited by

David Michael Rowe

This book details the latest techniques for the preparation of thermoelectric materials employed in energy harvesting, together with advances in the thermoelectric characterisation of nanoscale material. It includes updated theoretical considerations which provide an insight into avenues of research most likely to result in further improvements in material performance. It also reviews the use of neutron beams to investigate phonons, whose behavior govern the lattice thermal conductivity, and includes a chapter on patents.

This handbook brings readers up to date with advances in thermoelectrics and thermoelectric generators, as well as the advent of nanotechnology and the explosion of thermoelectric applications in energy harvesting. With practical applications throughout, it focuses on international efforts to reduce carbon emissions by using thermoelectric technology in automobile exhaust heat recovery. It highlights individual efforts by specific countries and agencies such as the use of thermoelectric generators to power the Mars Lander and convert hot water waste from Indian steel mills into useable electricity.

Catalog no. K13464, April 2012, 552 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7470-7, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K11873, April 2012, 1120 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4041-2, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as an eBook

Modules, Systems, and Applications in Thermoelectrics

Optimal and Robust Control

David Michael Rowe

Edited by

David Michael Rowe With contributions from leading experts, this book begins with an overview of thermoelectric nanotechnology, setting the scene for the topics covered in the rest of the volume. It provides a comprehensive review of the progress made in the development of modules and their application in devices. The book highlights dramatic advances in miniaturization and its successful commercialization in energy harvesting. It then covers thermoelectric energy harvesting and contains reviews of the solar, automotive, and medical harvesting of waste heat. Catalog no. K13465, April 2012, 581 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7472-1, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook


Advanced Topics with MATLAB® Edited by

Luigi Fortuna and Mattia Frasca University of Catania, Italy

This self-contained handbook covers advanced topics in automatic control. These include the LQR and H∞ approaches as well as concepts of modeling analysis. The text deals with advanced automatic control techniques, with particular attention to their robustness. The authors explain how the Linear Matrix Inequalities (LMI) technique can be used as a unifying tool for system analysis and controller design. This easy-to-read text presents the essential theoretical background and provides numerous examples and MATLAB® exercises to help the reader efficiently acquire new skills. Catalog no. K14407, February 2012, 251 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0191-1, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Aerospace Engineering Systems Engineering and Architecting Creating Formal Requirements Laurence Bellagamba TASC, California, USA

This book presents a set of formal requirements—explicit, executable instructions— for systems engineering and architecting. Written in Mathematica®, the requirements provide tools to help systems engineers and architects accomplish key tasks better, faster, and cheaper. Chapters open with realworld case studies and illustrate using formal requirements to accomplish four key activities: model system behavior, make decisions, establish natural language requirements, and improve processes. Each chapter ends with heuristics that serve as guiding principles for doing systems engineering and architecting. Catalog no. K13831, March 2012, 422 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8140-8, $139.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Mobile Intelligent Autonomous Systems Edited by

Jitendra R. Raol MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology and National Aerospace Lab, Bangalore, India

Ajith K. Gopal BAE Systems (Land Systems South Africa), Benoni, South Africa

This reference and "recipe book" describes important theoretical concepts, techniques, and applications that can be used to build truly mobile intelligent autonomous systems (MIAS). With the infusion of neural networks, fuzzy logic, and genetic algorithm paradigms for MIAS, it blends modeling, sensors, control, estimation, optimization, signal processing, and heuristic methods in MIAS and robotics, and includes examples and applications throughout. Offering a comprehensive view of important topics, it helps readers understand the subject from a systemtheoretic and practical point of view. Catalog no. K12925, August 2012, 832 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6300-8, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

Engineering Systems Integration Theory, Metrics, and Methods Gary O. Langford The Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California USA and The University of South Australia, Defence and Systems Institute, Adelaide

This book challenges systems managers and systems engineers to consider their decisions in light of systems integration metrics. The book addresses two questions: Is there a way to express the interplay of human actions and the result of system interactions of a product with its environment, and are there methods that combine to improve the integration of systems? The systems integration theory and integration frameworks proposed in the book tie general systems theory with practice. Catalog no. K12435, May 2012, 406 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5288-0, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook


Advanced Nanomaterials for Aerospace Applications Edited by

Carlos R. Cabrera University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras, San Juan, USA

Félix Miranda NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

This book presents the applications of nanomaterials in sensors, life support systems, regenerative fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, robust lightweight materials, nanoelectronics, and electromagnetic shielding. With chapters by experts at the forefront of the field, the book examines recent research, development, and applications of nanomaterials. It features developments based on international collaborations with NASA in various areas of space science and nanotechnology in the last ten years, and can be used as a graduate textbook in the field. Catalog no. N10886, May 2014, 350 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4463-18-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Aerospace Engineering Aerospace Materials Handbook


Defects and Damage in Composite Materials and Structures

Edited by

Sam Zhang Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dongliang Zhao Series: Advances in Materials Science and Engineering

Written for both students and professionals in engineering fields, this reference discusses the development and applications of lightweight materials, particularly superalloys and related composites capable of withstanding aeronautical and aerospace conditions. The book covers the fundamentals, production, and processing of superalloys, aerogels, and materials used in the space environment to protect against fatigue, wear, and corrosion. It also addresses carbon nanotube-reinforced polymer composites, the processing of polymer and metal-matrix composites, and emerging composites for future applications. Catalog no. K13397, November 2012, 781 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7329-8, $199.95 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook

Rikard Benton Heslehurst University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia

Containing a detailed list of defects and damage types, this must-have reference examines defect criticality in composite structures and recommends repair actions to restore structural integrity. Relating defect detection methods to defect type, it reviews NDI processes for finding and identifying defects in composite materials and discusses failure modes and mechanisms of composites due to defects. Merging his experience in composite airframe maintenance and repair with indispensable reports and articles, the author explains how defects and damage in composite materials and structures impact component performance. Catalog no. K16911, April 2014, 214 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8047-3, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook


Experimental Characterization of Advanced Composite Materials Fourth Edition

Composite Materials Design and Applications, Third Edition Daniel Gay

Leif A. Carlsson, Donald F. Adams, and R. Byron Pipes

Laboratoire de Genie Mecanique, Toulouse, France

This practical treatment of the best available methods for determining mechanical properties, thermal expansion coefficients, and fracture and strength data for composite materials presents processing techniques, specimen preparation, analyses of test methods, test procedures, and data reduction schemes; covers specific aspects of lamina testing and laminate responses; and examines composite durability issues. The fourth edition is revised to include major additions in processing of thermoset resins, neat resin tests, sandwich structures, cure analyses, damage tolerance tests, single fiber tests, fiber matrix interface tests, and more. Catalog no. K12187, March 2014, 379 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4858-6, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook



Focusing on the design and applications of structural composite parts, this fully updated third edition is expanded to include new coverage of nano- and biocomposites, as well as the latest manufacturing processes and growing applications in the aerospace, automotive, naval, wind turbine, and sporting goods industries. In addition to providing original methods of analysis for composite beams and thick-laminated composite plates, the book presents a novel design technique for defining layered plates subjected to loading, along with all the numerical information needed for implementation. Catalog no. K19063, August 2014, 632 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8487-7, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Aerospace Engineering Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence Tapan K. Sengupta Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur

This book covers material ranging from classical hydrodynamic instability to contemporary research areas, including bluff body flow instability and mixed convection flows. It also examines applications in aerospace and other branches of engineering such as fluid mechanics. The author addresses classical material as well as new perspectives and presents comprehensive coverage of receptivity to complement the instability material. This book presents a concise, up-to-date treatment of theory and applications of viscous flow instability, providing both current knowledge and techniques. Catalog no. K13719, April 2012, 526 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7944-3, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Real-Time Simulation Technologies Principles, Methodologies, and Applications Edited by

Katalin Popovici and Pieter J. Mosterman MathWorks, Natick, Massachusetts, USA Series: Computational Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Dynamic Systems

Presenting a collection of cutting-edge real-time techniques, tools, and applications for various engineering fields, this reference helps readers develop a thorough understanding of the theory and practical aspects of real-time simulation. It introduces cutting-edge industrial and academic simulation tools and examines a variety of distributed and interactive real-time simulation methods. Content is divided into four sections: basic simulation technologies and fundamentals, realtime simulation for system design, parallel and distributed real-time simulation, and tools and applications. Catalog no. K12094, August 2012, 660 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4665-0, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Holographic Interferometry A Mach–Zehnder Approach Gregory R. Toker

Systems Engineering for Microscale and Nanoscale Technologies

Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

Edited by

This book demonstrates how to use standard photographic film for optical recording and reconstruction of Mach–Zehnder holograms and CCD/CMOS cameras for digital recording of Mach–Zehnder holograms/interferograms of transparent objects. It focuses on Mach–Zehnder classic, holographic reference beam, and shearing interferometry methods and how these can be used to test phase objects in aerospace and laser applications. Numerous reconstructed and classic interferograms, deflectograms, and Schlierengrams illustrate the material.

Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland, USA

Catalog no. K13869, March 2012, 211 pp. SBN: 978-1-4398-8187-3, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

M. Ann Garrison Darrin Janet L. Barth NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

Micro- and nanoscale technology developments have the potential to revolutionize smart and small systems. To realize the full potential of micro- and nanoscale devices in system building, it is critical to develop systems engineering methodologies that successfully integrate standalone, small-scale technologies that can effectively interface with macrotechnologies. This book offers new approaches to developing smart systems. It provides practical knowledge about the capabilities of micro- and nanotechnologies and how they interface with each other and with macro systems. Catalog no. K11692, December 2011, 592 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3732-0, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Fluid Dynamics Introduction to Compressible Fluid Flow Second Edition Patrick H. Oosthuizen Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Third Edition

William E. Carscallen

Richard H. Pletcher and John C. Tannehill

Institute for Aerospace Research, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Iowa State University, Ames, USA

Dale Anderson

Series: Heat Transfer

University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Highlighting aspects of compressible fluid dynamics often missed in undergraduate courses, this text reviews background material and lays the foundation for more advanced and specialized courses such as hypersonic flow and low density flows. With a wealth of updated and expanded material, this second edition includes numerical results obtained using a modern commercial computer fluid dynamics code, focuses on supporting software and practical applications, provides additional numerical and non-numerical problems, replaces BASIC with MATLAB® routines, and offers COMPROP2 software for compressible flow computation.

Series: Series in Computational and Physical Processes in Mechanics and Thermal Sciences

• Develops carefully the basic concepts of compressible flow before moving into applications • Integrates computer methods, using COMPROPS 2 software and MATLAB routines • Includes new problems, covering modern applications of compressible flow • Offers comprehensive coverage written at a suitable level for senior undergraduate and first-year graduate students A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction. The Equations of Steady OneDimensional Compressible Flow. Some Fundamental Aspects of Compressible Flow. One-Dimensional Isentropic Flow. Normal Shock Waves. Oblique Shock Waves. Expansion Waves - Prandtl-Meyer Flow. Variable Area Flows. Adiabatic Flow with Friction. Flow with Heat Transfer. Linearized Analysis of TwoDimensional Compressible Flows. Hypersonic and High-Temperature Flows. High-Temperature Gas Effects. Low-Density Flows. Bibliography. Appendices. Catalog no. K13609, July 2013, 580 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7791-3, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook


This third edition provides basic fundamentals of computational theory and computational methods. The book is divided into two parts. The first part covers material fundamental to the understanding and application of finite-difference and finite-volume methods. The second part illustrates the use of such methods in solving different types of complex problems encountered in fluid mechanics and heat transfer. The book is replete with worked examples and problems provided at the end of each chapter. Catalog no. RU0374, August 2012, 774 pp. ISBN: 978-1-59169-037-5, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Wicking in Porous Materials Traditional and Modern Modeling Approaches Edited by

Reza Masoodi Philadelphia University, Pennsylvania, USA

Krishna M. Pillai University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA

This reference offers information on the current science and recent advances of wicking in porous materials. The book describes various modeling approaches, traditional and modern, but maintains an emphasis on the modern methodologies. A host of internationally recognized scientists and researchers contribute chapters to this book to describe the physics of wicking and the different approaches available for modeling wicking. The authors emphasize experimental validation of theoretical and numerical predictions along with experimental measurement of the necessary parameters. Catalog no. K13444, October 2012, 380 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7432-5, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Fluid Dynamics Coolant Flow Instabilities in Power Equipment


Synthetic Jets Fundamentals and Applications

Vladimir B. Khabensky Vladimir Antonovich Gerliga

Edited by

This book offers an analysis and generalization of various thermal-hydraulic coolant flow instabilities that occur in power equipment components of thermal and nuclear stations and have been reported in the published technical literature. The authors examine numerous examples of instability expression in a range of equipment including boilers, reactors, steam generators, condensers, heat exchangers, turbines, pumps, deaerators, bubblers, and pipelines. In addition to the traditional sections, the book includes material that, until recently, has not been reflected in monographs and education literature.

Rajat Mittal

Catalog no. K16307, December 2012, 388 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6704-7, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Control of FluidContaining Rotating Rigid Bodies Anatoly A. Gurchenkov, Mikhail V. Nosov, and Vladimir I. Tsurkov Department of Complex Systems, Computing Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Series: Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering, Vol. 3

Kamran Mohseni University of Colorado, Boulder, USA The John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

This book focuses on fundamental concepts and applications of synthetic jets, in particular their uses in flow control and thermal management in electronic devices. It provides a detailed and comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms underlying synthetic jet behavior, as well as surveys the state of the art and offer a pathway to future advances in the field. It discusses efforts to improve and accelerate the design and optimization processes involved in the wide breadth of applications from flow control to electronic cooling and propulsion. Catalog no. K13096, August 2014, 392 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6810-2, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook


Modeling Shallow Water Flows Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Method Abdul A. Khan Wencong Lai University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA

This book is devoted to the study of the dynamics of rotating bodies with cavities containing liquid. Two basic classes of motion are analyzed: rotation and libration. A method is presented for obtaining relations between angular velocities perpendicular to main rotation and external force momentums, treated as control. This work is of interest to professionals and researchers at universities and laboratories specializing in problems of control for hybrid systems and aerospace/mechanical engineering, as well as to under-/postgraduates with this specialization.

This book introduces the discontinuous Galerkin (DG) method and its application to shallow water flows. The emphasis is to present the details and modifications required to apply the scheme to real-world flow problems. It allows the readers to understand and develop robust and efficient computer simulation models that can be used to model flow, contaminant transport, and other factors in rivers and coastal environments. The book includes a large set of tests to illustrate the use of the model for a wide range of applications.

Catalog no. K18887, April 2013, 160 pp. ISBN: 978-1-138-00021-6, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K22461, March 2014, 215 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-2601-0, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Fluid Dynamics Mechanics of Fluids

Biofluid Mechanics

Ninth Edition John Ward-Smith (Formerly Brunel University, UK)

This ninth edition of a bestseller updates the introduction to the basic principles of fluid mechanics with great detail and clarity. It also develops a sound physical understanding of fluid flow, focusing on engineering applications rather than mathematical techniques. The text gradually introduces the subject, building on simple, familiar information to convey more complex content. A new chapter examines the modern context of fluid mechanics and associated issues including climate change, new forms of energy generation, and fresh water conservation. Catalog no. Y112273, August 2011, 720 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-60259-4, $199.95 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook

The Human Circulation, Second Edition Krishnan B. Chandran University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA

Stanley E. Rittgers University of Akron, Ohio, USA

Ajit P. Yoganathan Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

This classroom-tested text teaches students how fluid mechanics is applied to the study of the human circulatory system. Reflecting changes in the field since the publication of its predecessor, this second edition includes improved figures, additional examples, and more problems at the end of each chapter. It also presents a new chapter on the computational fluid dynamic analysis of the human circulation, which reflects the rapidly increasing use of computational simulations in research and clinical arenas. Catalog no. K12006, February 2012, 451 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4516-5, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Hydraulic Machines

Mathematical Techniques for Wave Interaction with Flexible Structures

Fundamentals of Hydraulic Power Systems P. Kumar MIT College of Engineering, Pune, India

Trilochan Sahoo

This text on advanced fluid dynamics can be used in various applications in industry, construction, mining, and marine engineering. The subject is part of the graduate-level engineering courses in marine engineering studies worldwide. This book includes those fundamentals of fluid transmission of power necessary at graduate mechanical engineering, civil engineering, mining engineering, and marine engineering courses of any university. This text provides the fundamentals of fluid power transmission, and was written with a focus on graduate-level engineering students. Catalog no. K16622, December 2012, 347 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66193-5, $79.95 / £49.99

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Series: IIT Kharagpur Research Monograph Series

This book presents a contemporary account of research on various mathematical/numerical techniques to deal with the interaction of surface gravity waves with flexible floating/submerged structures, which are available in the scientific literature in a scattered manner. It provides a toolkit to a large section of the scientific community. It emphasizes unique determination of the solution for a class of physical problems associated with Laplace- or Helmholtz-type equations, applications of the theory of ordinary and partial differential equations, Fourier analysis, and more. Catalog no. K14604, October 2012, 242 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0604-6, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


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Fluid Dynamics Microfluidics and Microscale Transport Processes Edited by

Suman Chakraborty Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur Series: IIT Kharagpur Research Monograph Series

With an intense focus on micro- and nanotechnology from a fluidic perspective, this book details the research activities in key directions on both the theoretical and experimental fronts. As part of the IIT Kharagpur Research Monograph series, it discusses topics such as capillary transport in microchannels, fluid friction and heat transfer in microchannels, electrokinetics, and interfacial transport in nanochannels. It also covers nanoparticle transport in colloidal suspensions, bubble generation in microfluidic channels, micro-heat pipe, the lattice Boltzmann method for phase changing flow, and cellular microbiofluidics. Catalog no. K14346, October 2012, 366 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9924-3, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Applied Hydrodynamics An Introduction Hubert Chanson The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

This textbook deals with the topic of applied hydrodynamics. The lecture material is grouped into two complementary sections: ideal fluid flow and real fluid flow. The former considers twoand possibly three-dimensional fluid motions that are not subject to boundary friction effects. The latter considers the flow regions affected by boundary friction and turbulent shear. The lecture material is designed as an intermediate course in fluid dynamics for senior undergraduate and postgraduate students in civil, environmental, hydraulic and mechanical engineering. Catalog no. K21562, August 2013, 448 pp. ISBN: 978-1-138-00093-3, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Physical Oceanography A Mathematical Introduction with MATLAB® Reza Malek-Madani U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, USA

Accessible to advanced undergraduate students, this text demonstrates how to use the basic tenets of multivariate calculus to derive the governing equations of fluid dynamics in a rotating frame. It also explains how to use linear algebra and PDEs to solve basic initial-boundary value problems that have become the hallmark of physical oceanography. The book makes the most of MATLAB®’s matrix algebraic functions, differential equation solvers, and visualization capabilities and includes chapter projects that incorporate MATLAB programming. Catalog no. C830X, April 2012, 456 pp. ISBN: 978-1-58488-830-7, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

Environmental Fluid Mechanics Memorial Volume in honour of Prof. Gerhard H. Jirka Edited by

Wolfgang Rodi Emeritus Professor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Markus Uhlmann Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany Series: IAHR Monographs

This book contains the written versions of invited lectures presented at the Gerhard H. Jirka Memorial Colloquium on Environmental Fluid Mechanics, held June 3-4, 2011, in Karlsruhe, Germany. Professor Jirka was widely known for his outstanding work in environmental fluid mechanics, and 23 eminent world-leading experts in this field contributed to this book in his honor. The contributions cover the following key areas: fluvial hydraulics, shallow flows, jets and stratified flows, gravity currents, mass transfer and small-scale phenomena, and include experimental, theoretical, and numerical studies. Catalog no. K13159, May 2012, 456 pp. Pack - Book and CD, ISBN: 978-0-415-67045-6 $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Fluid Dynamics Handbook of Environmental Fluid Dynamics Two-Volume Set

Essentials of Heat and Fluid Flow in Porous Media

Edited by

Arunn Narasimhan

Harindra Joseph Fernando

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Chennai

University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Knowledge of heat and fluid flow through porous media finds extensive applications in several engineering devices spanning four major divisions: mechanical, civil, chemical, and bioengineering. This textbook fills the knowledge gap between available research monographs in porous media and basic thermo-fluids courses required to understand such monographs. Coverage includes fluid flow, conduction, convection, and radiation in porous media as well as porous medium aspects of biological systems. The book includes end-of-chapter problems and an appendix of useful convection correlations.

With major implications for applied physics, engineering, and the natural and social sciences, the rapidly growing area of environmental fluid dynamics focuses on the interactions of human activities, environment, and fluid motion. This two-volume handbook presents the basic principles, fundamental flow processes, modeling techniques, and measurement methods used in the field, along with critical discussions of environmental sustainability related to engineering aspects. The first volume provides an overview of the fundamentals, and the second volume explores the interactions between engineered structures and natural flows.

Catalog no. K16520, November 2012, 301 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7108-2, $119.95 / £76.99

Catalog no. K15406, December 2012, 1222 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5603-4, $199.95 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook

Large-Eddy Simulation in Hydraulics

Fundamental Mechanics of Fluids

Wolfgang Rodi

Fourth Edition

Emeritus Professor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

George Constantinescu The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA

Thorsten Stoesser Cardiff University, UK Series: IAHR Monographs

An introduction to the large-eddy simulation (LES) method, geared primarily toward hydraulic and environmental engineers, this book covers special features of flows in water bodies and also summarizes the experience gained with LES for calculating such flows. In addition, it can provide a valuable introduction to the subject of LES for researchers and students in all fields of fluids engineering. The applications portion can be useful to researchers interested in the physics of flows governed by the dynamics of coherent structures. Catalog no. K19012, June 2013, 266 pp. ISBN: 978-1-138-00024-7, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook


I.G. Currie University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fully updated and expanded to reflect advances in modern mathematics, this edition boasts 40 new homework problems; new appendix material summarizing vectors, tensors, complex variables; and governing equations in common coordinate systems. In addition, it adds a new chapter on similarity solutions, group invariance solutions, separation of variables solutions, and Fourier series representations. Illustrating basic equations and strategies to analyze fluid dynamics, mechanisms, and behavior, this text also contains reworked line drawings, revised problems, and extended end-of-chapter questions for clarification and expansion of key concepts. Catalog no. K13459, August 2012, 603 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7460-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics Convective Heat Transfer Third Edition Sadik Kakac TOBB University of Economics & Technology, Ankara, Turkey

Yaman Yener Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Anchasa Pramuanjaroenkij Kasetsart University, Sakon Nakhon, Thailand

With clear, concise coverage of the basics of convection, this third edition is written for senior/graduate students, who have taken a basic heat transfer course. Balancing basic concepts with engineering applications, the text is ideal for those wanting to learn more heat transfer for research work and advanced coursework. Convective heat transfer is important in many areas, including biomedical applications and energy technologies. It features complete new chapters on convective heat transfer in microchannels, convective heat transfer with nanofluids, and more coverage of numerical/computer methods.

The Principles of Thermodynamics N.D. Hari Dass Chennai Mathematical Institute, Siruseri, Tamil Nadu, India

This text presents the conceptual and technical developments of the subject without unduly compromising on either the historical or logical perspective. It also covers the tremendous range of scientifically deep and technologically revolutionary applications of thermodynamics. The text explains how thermodynamics evolved from a few basic laws that were amazingly successful and with tremendous range, without even knowing about the atomic structure of matter or the laws governing the behavior of atoms. Catalog no. K14872, October 2013, 352 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1208-5, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

• Presents a balanced view of convection, with classical and numerical coverage • Combines physical reasoning and theoretical analysis • Includes a new chapter on microscale/nanoscale convective heat transfer • Contains numerous worked examples that develop topics in a thorough manner A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Foundations of Heat Transfer. Governing Equations of Convective Heat Transfer. Boundary-Layer Approximations for Laminar Flow. Heat Transfer in Incompressible Laminar External Boundary Layers:. Similarity Solutions. Integral Method. Laminar Forced Convection in Pipes and Ducts. Forced Convection in Turbulent Flow. Unsteady Forced Convection in Ducts. Empirical Correlations for Single-Phase Forced Convection in Ducts. Heat Transfer in Natural Convection. Heat Transfer in High-Speed Flow. Convective Heat Transfer in Microchannels. Enhancement of Convective Heat Transfer with Nanofluids. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K18990, December 2013, 622 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8344-3, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Intermediate Heat Transfer Ahmad Fakheri Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, USA

Intended for use in an advanced undergraduate or first-year graduate course in heat transfer, this book covers conduction, convection, turbulence, radiation, mass transfer, heat exchangers, and micro- and nano-heat transfer. The author assumes no background knowledge and begins with introductory coverage, building to advanced topics, making the material accessible for novice readers. The text emphasizes solving problems using numerical methods with the aid of spreadsheets. The book contains examples in Fluent and Excel and includes a bound-in CD-ROM for all readers. A solutions manual and PowerPoint presentations are available with qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K11021, July 2013, 747 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1936-4, $129.95 / £82.00

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Thermodynamics Heat Pipes and Solid Sorption Transformations Fundamentals and Practical Applications

Selection, Rating, and Thermal Design, Third Edition Sadik Kakaç TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey

Edited by

L.L Vasiliev Sadik Kakaç

Hongtan Liu

TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey

Interest in fuel cells and thermally activated (heat pipe heat exchangers) adsorption systems using natural refrigerants and/or alternatives to HFC-based refrigerants has increased significantly. During the last few decades, research aimed at the development of thermally powered adsorption cooling technologies has also intensified. This book covers state-of-the-art adsorption research and technologies for relevant applications based on the use of efficient heat-transfer devices with the objectives of energy efficiency and sustainability. It explores a range of topics, including the heat pipe thermal control of spacecraft. Catalog no. K16025, May 2013, 536 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6414-5, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Heat Exchanger Design Handbook Second Edition Kuppan Thulukkanam ICF, Indian Railways, India

University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA

Anchasa Pramuanjaroenkij Kasetsart University, Chalermphrakiat Sakon Nakhon Province Campus, Thailand

Revised and updated with new problem sets and examples, this volume presents a systematic treatment of the topic, focusing on selection, thermalhydraulic design, and rating. Topics include classification, design methods, and single-phase forced convection correlations in channels. This third edition includes two new chapters. Micro/Nano Heat Transfer and Polymer Heat Exchangers. Each chapter contains examples illustrating thermal design methods and procedures and relevant nomenclature. End-of-chapter problems enable students to test their assimilation of the material and appendices provide the thermophysical properties of various fluids. Catalog no. K12267, March 2012, 631 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4990-3, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Advances in Industrial Heat Transfer Edited by

Alina Adriana Minea Technical University Gheorghe Asachi Iasi, Romania

Series: Dekker Mechanical Engineering

This comprehensive reference covers all the important aspects of heat exchangers (HEs). It includes over 400 drawings, diagrams, tables, and equations, making it a great resource for mechanical, chemical, and petrochemical engineers; process equipment and pressure vessel designers; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students. This second edition includes updated material throughout, coverage of the latest advances in HE design techniques, expanded and updated coverage of materials selection, and a look at the newest fabrication techniques. Catalog no. K11966, May 2013, 1260 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4212-6, $229.95 / £146.00 Also available as an eBook


Heat Exchangers

Series: Heat Transfer

Written by world-renowned experts in their fields, this book presents the basic principles of industrial heat transfer enhancement. It introduces enhancement techniques and how they work, especially in the industrial environment. The contributors present the information in an interesting manner, using illustrations and definitions to enhance the text. They also include their own theoretical and practical results. Serving as a reference and guide for future research, this book presents a complete approach, from redesigning equipment to the use of nanofluids in industry. Catalog no. K14337, October 2012, 421 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9907-6, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics Essentials of Natural Gas Microturbines Valentin A. Boicea University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

This book examines several natural gas microturbine technologies suitable for distributed generation and the automotive industry. It explains the importance of natural gas microturbines and their use in distributed energy systems; discusses the history, development, design, and operation of gas microturbines; and introduces the evolutionary algorithm for pollutant emissions and fuel consumption minimization. It also analyzes the power electronics for grid connection of the natural gas microturbines; and includes power quality measurements from a real system. Readers learn new techniques to improve equipment exploitation. Catalog no. K20687, December 2013, 250 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-9471-5, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

Gas Turbine Heat Transfer and Cooling Technology Second Edition Je-Chin Han Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

Sandip Dutta GE Energy, Greenville, South Carolina, USA

Srinath Ekkad Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA

This edition focuses on gas turbine heat transfer issues and their associated cooling technologies for aircraft and land-based gas turbines. It provides information on state-of-the-art cooling technologies such as advanced turbine blade film cooling and internal cooling schemes. It also offers updated experimental methods for gas turbine heat transfer and cooling research, and advanced computational models for gas turbine heat transfer and cooling performance predictions. The authors provide suggestions for future research within this technology and include 800 illustrations to help clarify concepts and instruction. Catalog no. K12598, November 2012, 887 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5568-3, $179.95 / £114.00

Gas Turbine Diagnostics Signal Processing and Fault Isolation

Nanoparticle Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Edited by

Ranjan Ganguli

W. J. Minkowycz

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

E M Sparrow

Examining methods in data filtering, trend shift detection, and fault isolation, this book provides a variety of new research tools for use in the condition monitoring of jet engines. Each method is demonstrated through numerical simulations that can be easily done using worksheets such as Excel® or through MATLAB®. The signal processing algorithms presented is useful to engineers, scientists, and researchers working on fault diagnosis of gas turbine engines. The algorithms can also be used for condition and health monitoring problems in general.

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Catalog no. K14444, December 2012, 251 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0272-7, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

J. P. Abraham University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

This work features contributed chapters on heat transfer and fluid flow processes in nanomaterials and nanofluids, an area of increasing importance in engineering. Leading experts explore a wide range of topics, including nanomaterial properties, nanotechnology for biological heat transfer, multiscale nano-simulations, energy conversion, and nanotreatments for cancers, fluid dynamic modeling, nanofiltration, microchannel flow, and natural convection of nanofluids. The book offers a view of the future, making it a valuable resource for experts as well as newcomers to this growing field. Catalog no. K12867, December 2012, 342 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6192-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics New!


Handbook of Hydrogen Energy

Principles of Solar Engineering

Edited by

S.A. Sherif, D. Yogi Goswami, E.K. (Lee) Stefanakos, and Dr. Aldo Steinfeld

Third Edition

Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

This book provides an engineering-based survey of modern solar energy concepts and practical applications. Since publication of the second edition, a number of major developments have taken place, which makes it essential to revise the book completely. Changes in the energy policies in a number of countries in the world have resulted in a rapid growth of solar energy systems deployment. Solar photovoltaic systems have grown over the past decade, and because of the large investments required for these systems, accurate knowledge has become essential.

This text provides the technical know-how for creating a hydrogen-based economy in which hydrogen is the main energy carrier along with electricity. It outlines the benefits and challenges to converting to a hydrogen economy. It details how hydrogen can be produced efficiently, and how to take advantage of it being an abundant and completely renewable fuel. It examines the advantages and challenges in the areas of hydrogen storage and transportation, and explores ways of efficiently converting it into other forms of energy. Catalog no. 54473, June 2014, 1032 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5447-7, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as an eBook


Fuel Cells Principles, Design, and Analysis Shripad T. Revankar Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Pradip Majumdar

University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

Catalog no. K16006, December 2014, 685 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6378-0, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems Second Edition Frank Kreith University of Colorado, Boulder, USA (retired)

Susan Krumdieck

Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, USA Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

This resource combines coverage of the basic principles, analysis, analytical techniques, and design aspects of the fuel cell. It presents fuel cell design at component and system levels, and then elaborates on analysis methods for various phenomena associated with components and systems. With its examples, problems, and simulation activities, it makes an excellent graduate text or reference for researchers, engineers, and others involved in energy development. The text guides the reader from foundations and fundamental principles through analysis methods and fuel cell design. Catalog no. 89684, April 2014, 736 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8968-4, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook


D. Yogi Goswami

Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

Completely revised and updated, this second edition presents broad-based coverage of sustainable energy sources and systems. The book is designed as a text for undergraduate seniors and first-year graduate students. It focuses on renewable energy technologies, but also treats current trends such as the expanding use of natural gas from fracking and development of nuclear power. It covers the economics of sustainable energy, both from a traditional monetary as well as from an energy return on energy invested (EROI) perspective. Catalog no. K15449, August 2013, 790 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5696-6, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics Advanced Energy Systems Second Edition Nikolai V. Khartchenko Institute for Energy Engineering of the Technical University, Berlin, Germany

Vadym M. Kharchenko Kiev, Ukraine Series: Energy Technology Series

This second edition to a popular first provides a comprehensive, fully updated treatment of advanced conventional power generation and cogeneration plants, as well as alternative energy technologies. Organized into two parts: Conventional Power Generation Technology and Renewable and Emerging Clean Energy Systems, the book covers the fundamentals, analysis, design, and practical aspects of advanced energy systems, thus supplying a strong theoretical background for highly efficient energy conversion. It contains examples, chapter problem sets, property data, and references that serve energy engineering students and professionals alike.

Elements of Heat Transfer Ethirajan Rathakrishnan Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur

This textbook presents the basics and proceeds to the required theory and its application aspects. It covers major topics including conduction, convection, radiation, boiling, heat exchangers, and mass transfer and explains them in a detailed manner. Along with coverage of the topics, the author provides appropriate numerical examples to clarify theory and concepts. Exercise problems are presented at the end of each chapter to test the understanding gained within each subject. A solutions manual and PowerPoint slides accompany the text, upon qualification. Catalog no. K13693, March 2012, 549 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7891-0, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K14021, December 2013, 630 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-8658-8, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook


Energy and Society An Introduction, Second Edition Harold H. Schobert The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

This book covers the development of energy technology from the time of early humans through antiquity, medieval times, and the Industrial Revolution. It addresses the development of nuclear energy, energy supply and demand, geopolitics of energy, and the various environmental issues associated with energy use in general. This edition offers simple updates, as well as completely rewritten material, regarding the last decade in areas including global climate change, oil prices, renewable and alternative fuels, and diversion of civil nuclear energy programs into nuclear weapons proliferation.

Physical Chemistry for Engineering and Applied Sciences Frank R. Foulkes This book is the result of more than 30 years of teaching by the author of a one-semester course in physical chemistry to first-year students at the University of Toronto. This book is unique in that it provides the detailed development of the equations, which can be followed relatively easily even with only moderate mathematical skills and backgrounds. The book provides interesting and inspiring examples, as well as many problems and solutions. Catalog no. K15157, September 2012, 703 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1846-9, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K11273, March 2014, 720 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2645-4 $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics Diffusion and Mass Transfer James S. Vrentas and Christine M. Vrentas The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

Presenting diffusion and mass transfer from both engineering and fundamental science perspectives, this book offers a comprehensive summary of the theory and applies that theory to obtain detailed solutions to a wide variety of problems. It covers conservation laws and field equations, boundary conditions, constitutive equations, parameters in constitutive equations, and mathematical solution methods including Green’s functions. The authors pay particular attention to polymer mass transfer, and they also discuss the free-volume theory for prediction of selfdiffusion coefficients. Catalog no. K15048, December 2012, 644 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1568-0, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

J. R. Solana University of Cantabria, Spain

Perturbation theory forms an important basis for predicting the thermodynamic characteristics of real fluids and solids. This book provides a comprehensive review of current perturbation theories for the equilibrium thermodynamic and structural properties of classical systems. Emphasizing practical applications, the book avoids complex theoretical derivations as much as possible. Appropriate for experienced researchers as well as postgraduate students, the text presents a wide-ranging yet detailed view and provides a useful guide to the application of the theories described. Catalog no. K10399, March 2013, 406 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0775-0, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Statistical Thermodynamics

Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Fast Particles in Solids

Understanding the Properties of Macroscopic Systems Lukong Cornelius Fai

Yurii Kashlev Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

This book examines the kinetics and non-equilibrium statistical thermodynamics of fast charged particles moving in crystals in different modes. This line of research is very different from traditional ways of constructing a theory of radiation effects, which gives a purely mechanistic interpretation of particle motion. The theory presented in the book, in addition to the collision, takes into account the thermodynamic forces due to separation of the thermodynamic parameters of the subsystem of particles ("hot" atoms) on the parameters of the thermostat (electrons and lattice). Catalog no. K16884, October 2012, 296 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8009-1, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


Perturbation Theories for the Thermodynamic Properties of Fluids and Solids

University of Dschang, Cameroon and The Abdus Salam International Centre For Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy

Gary Matthew Wysin Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA

This book provides a detailed overview of the statistical principles used to obtain the physical and thermodynamic properties of macroscopic systems. Going further than many advanced textbooks, it includes Bose-Einstein, Fermi-Dirac statistics, and lattice dynamics as well as applications in polaron theory, electronic gas in a magnetic field, thermodynamics of dielectrics, and magnetic materials in a magnetic field. The text also examines statistical thermodynamics using functional integration and Feynman path integrals. In addition, it features physical results and worked problems. Catalog no. K14792, October 2012, 548 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1067-8, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

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Machine Design New!

Mechanical Design of Electric Motors

Fundamentals of Machine Elements Third Edition

Wei Tong

Steven R. Schmid

Danaher Corp., Radford, Virginia, USA

University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Focusing on the mechanical design of modern electric motors, this text presents stateof-the-art design methods and developments. Emphasizing construction, optimization, and applications, it not only covers the fundamentals but also details the design and manufacture of major motor components and subsystems, considers material and bearing selections, reviews various cooling techniques, describes motor testing procedures and performance characteristics, discusses the analysis and calculation of motor power losses, and explores the effects of vibration and acoustic noise.

Bernard J. Hamrock

• Focuses on the mechanical design of modern electric motors • Provides in-depth knowledge of state-of-the-art design methods and developments • Details the design and manufacture of major motor components and subsystems • Reviews various cooling techniques, including forced air, liquid, and phase-change • Addresses motor vibration and acoustic noise issues • Discusses the analysis and calculation of motor power losses • Emphasizes construction, optimization, and applications

Selected Contents: Introduction of Electric Motors. Rotor Design. Shaft Design. Stator Design. Motor Frame Design. Motor Bearing. Motor Power Losses. Motor Cooling. Motor Vibration and Acoustic Noise. Motor Testing. Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis of Electric Motors. Innovative and Advanced Motor Design. Catalog no. 91433, May 2014, 736 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9143-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

Bo. O. Jacobson Lund University, Sweden

This book presents modern machine element theory in a format and with a pedagogy that is favorable to junior (third-year) students taking a machine design course/module. Using a proven combination of quantitative and qualitative information, this text is extremely reader friendly and up to date. The coverage in the book that emphasizes machine elements is more complete than competing books and also goes beyond analysis to develop a deeper understanding in students of the design process. Catalog no. K14118, November 2013, 626 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9132-2, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Pump Characteristics and Applications Third Edition Michael Volk Volk & Associates Inc. Oakland, California, USA Series: Dekker Mechanical Engineering

This book offers a practical introduction to pumps and provides the tools necessary to select, size, operate, and maintain pumps properly. It highlights the interrelatedness of pump engineering, from system and piping design to installation and startup. It provides new case studies designed to show real-world applications. The book's art program has been redone, with most figures now appearing in full color. It is also an excellent text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in departments of mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology, or engineering technology. Catalog no. K15984, October 2013, 516 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6308-7, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

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Machine Design Design Engineer's Case Studies and Examples

Mechanism Design Visual and Programmable Approaches

Keith L. Richards

Kevin Russell

Gillingham, UK, Eur Eng, C.Eng, Msc, M.I.Mech.E. Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA

Qiong Shen Emerson Network Power - ASCO Power Switching & Controls, Florham Park, New Jersey, USA

Raj S. Sodhi New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA

This book guides readers in the design of the most common 2D and 3D mechanical systems. Using the commercial mathematical software package MATLAB® and its mechanical system modeling and simulation module SimMechanics®, this textbook enables readers to readily apply the design approaches presented in this book to design mechanical systems and visualize their results. With this knowledge of both kinematic synthesis theory and computer-based application, readers are well equipped to invent novel mechanical system designs for a wide range of applications. Catalog no. K16470, December 2013, 369 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7017-7, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Design Engineer's Handbook

This book provides a number of worked examples covering basic beam and shaft design together with combined torsion and bending. Chapters on keys and spline strength calculations, methods of attachments, flat plates energy formulae, and gearing are included. There is also a chapter introducing a method of material selection which details how to set up a database covering materials for the student’s personal use. The final chapter includes a variety of conversion and general tables. Catalog no. K20582, November 2013, 175 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4665-9280-3 $69.95 / £44.99 Also available as an eBook


Design Engineer's Reference Guide Mathematics, Mechanics, and Thermodynamics

Keith L. Richards Gillingham, UK, Eur Eng, C.Eng, Msc, M.I.Mech.E. Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London

Keith L. Richards Gillingham, UK, Eur Eng, C.Eng, Msc, M.I.Mech.E. Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London

This handbook covers basic subjects that mechanical engineers will meet in their careers as well as the analysis of important machine elements. Emphasizing the use of hand calculations rather than dedicated software enables engineers and engineering students to understand the reasoning behind a particular approach, so that a solution can be readily obtained in the absence of a computer. The chapters cover the general problems that engineers encounter during their work and provide detailed solutions to such problems.

This book covers subjects in applied mathematics, numerical methods, solid mechanics, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics that mechanical engineers will meet in their careers, and covers the analysis of important machine elements, including shafts, lugs, and shears pins together with mechanical fasteners such as bolts. The calculations can be done using hand calculations rather than using dedicated software. This enables engineers and engineering students to understand the reasoning behind a particular approach so, in the absence of a computer, a solution will be readily obtained.

Catalog no. K14163, October 2012, 384 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9275-6, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K20583, March 2014, 357 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-9285-8, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook


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Machine Design New!

Generation of Surfaces Kinematic Geometry of Surface Machining Stephen P. Radzevich Apex Tool Group, LLC, USA

This book presents approaches for optimal machining of part surfaces on machine tools, especially of sculptured part surfaces on a multi-axis numerical control (NC) machine. The approach is based on fundamental results of the research obtained in two main areas: in differential geometry (DG) of surfaces, and in kinematics (K) of rigid body in three-dimensional Euclidian space E3. Commonly referred to as DG/K-based method of part surface generation, this method is an extremely powerful tool for solving a plurality of problems in mechanical/manufacturing engineering.

Dudley's Handbook of Practical Gear Design and Manufacture Second Edition Stephen P. Radzevich Eaton Corporation, Southfield, Michigan, USA

For more than 30 years, this text has been the leading engineering guide and reference on the subject. Now available again in this revised edition, the book is a detailed, practical guide and reference to gear technology. It covers the design of all types of gears, from those for small mechanisms to large industrial applications. The presentation is designed for easy reference for those involved in practical gear design, manufacture, applications, and problem solving. The text is well illustrated with clear diagrams and photographs.

Catalog no. K22269, February 2014, 738 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-2211-1, $199.95 /£127.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K12940, April 2012, 878 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6601-6, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Direct Gear Design

Theory of Gearing

Alexander L. Kapelevich

Kinematics, Geometry, and Synthesis

AKGears, LLC, Shoreview, Minnesota, USA

This book introduces an innovative gear design approach to maximize gear drive performance in custom gear applications. Developed by the author, the Direct Gear Design® method has been successfully implemented in a wide variety of custom gear transmissions over the past 30 years. The results are maximized gear drive performance, increased transmission load capacity and efficiency, and reduced size and weight. Written by an engineer for engineers, the book explains the method and offers practical advice, making it easy to apply to actual gear design. Catalog no. K13536, March 2013, 324 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7618-3, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Stephen P. Radzevich Johnson Controls Inc., Michigan, USA

This book systematically develops a scientific theory of gearing for engineers and researchers involved in gear design, analysis, and manufacture. The theory is based on a simple postulate: all the design parameters for an optimal gear pair for a particular application can be derived from (a) the rotation vectors of the driving shaft and driven shaft and (b) the torque on the driving shaft. This book offers an analytical solution to the problem of designing gear pairs with the desired performance. Catalog no. K14988, July 2012, 743 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1448-5, $199.95 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook

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Machine Design New!


Fundamentals of Manufacturing Engineering

Design and Simulation of Rail Vehicles Maksym Spiryagin, Colin Cole, Yan Quan Sun, Mitchell McClanachan, Valentyn Spiryagin, and Tim McSweeney Understanding critical rail vehicle design issues and associated dynamic responses is fundamental to guaranteeing safe and cost-effective operations of modern railways. The increasing demands for safer rail vehicles with higher speed and higher loads, requires a better understanding of the factors that affect their dynamic performance. This text covers the advanced simulation techniques that allow such innovations to be examined in detail and optimized before the costly process of introducing them into the operational vehicle environment on a rail network.

Third Edition D.K. Singh Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India

This new edition continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to materials and their properties. It begins by discussing ferrous and non-ferrous materials and their heat treatment and then moves on to discuss non-conventional materials. The book covers the processes of casting and jointing as well as welding. Additional topics include forming operation, cutting tool materials, solid stoke welding, the theory of metal cutting, machining operations, and design considerations in joining processes. It concludes with a new chapter on manufacturing tools and workshop applications.

Catalog no. K16719, May 2014, 337 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7566-0, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K23964, March 2014, 616 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-5443-3, $99.95 / £63.99


Electric Safety

Design of Biomedical Devices and Systems

Practice and Standards

Third Edition

Most power engineers are not familiar with the electric safety practices governing site works or grounding practices of dwellings, hospitals, and factories. This book provides the knowledge and analysis they need to be versed on electric safety and, therefore, effectively transfer the skills to their field workers. It includes several case studies from real events and examples showing that variations in implementing electric safety procedures can create sites with various safety levels.

Available for sale only in North America

Mohamed A. El-Sharkawi University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Paul H. King Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Richard C. Fries ISORel, Inc., Fitchburg, Wisconsin, USA

Arthur T. Johnson University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Intended for a senior design course in biomedical/bioengineering, this book offers a comprehensive approach to the design methodologies of modern medical devices. A substantial revision of a solid text, the third edition contains new coverage on clinical trials, provides additional mathematical modeling tools, includes information on sterilization and bioprocessing, devotes more instruction to integrating medical and biological considerations with engineering, and features updates to all chapters as well as new problems, examples, and case studies throughout.

Catalog no. K16543, November 2013, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7149-5, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Machine Design Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication for Line and Point Contacts Asymptotic and Numerical Approaches Ilya I. Kudish Kettering University, Flint, Michigan, USA

This unique book presents a coherent asymptotic approach to the analysis of elastohydrodynamic lubrication (EHL) problems for heavily loaded line and point contacts. This approach leads to unified asymptotic equations for line and point contacts as well as stable numerical algorithms for the solution of these problems. Suitable for engineering and applied mathematics students, this is also a unique resource for researchers and practitioners who want to fine-tune their solution methods and design better numerical methods to tackle practical EHL problems. Catalog no. K19013, June 2013, 710 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8389-4, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook


Mechanical Design of Machine Components Second Edition Ansel C. Ugural New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA

This second edition maintains the clarity of presentation that made the first edition so popular. The author emphasizes the use of fundamentals to build student understanding of basic mechanics, and prepare them to solve complex machine design problems. In addition, this text includes numerous examples, problems, photos and graphs in each chapter to help the students learn how to apply the material to solve practical design problems. Lecture slides and a complete solutions manual are available to qualified adopting instructors. Catalog no. K14056, December 2014, 1128 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8780-6, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Linear Electric Machines, Drives, and Maglevs Handbook Ion Boldea Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania

This state-of-the-art handbook discusses basic and advanced modeling, steady state, transients, control, design, and testing of linear machines and drives with numerous case studies related to representative applications. Readers get ready-to-use knowledge of the analysis, design, control, testing, and ordering of linear electric machines, drives, and Maglevs to suit best various applications from people movers to industrial transport and linear oscillatory machines (loudspeakers, plunger solenoids, compressor drive, linear generators, or automotive active dampers and electromagnetic valve actuators for ICEs). Catalog no. K12005, February 2013, 660 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4514-1, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Mechanical Tolerance Stackup and Analysis Second Edition Bryan R. Fischer Advanced Dimensional Management, Sherwood, Oregon, USA Series: Dekker Mechanical Engineering

This newly revised reference presents the necessary background and proven step-by-step procedures for solving both simple and complex tolerance analysis problems. Using the techniques described in this text, design engineers can ensure that parts and assemblies will satisfy their intended functions. In addition, manufacturing, inspection, assembly, and service personnel can use the methods discussed to troubleshoot designs, verify in-process steps will meet objectives, and find ways to improve performance and reduce costs. This edition includes many updates and improvements to provide a clearer, easy-to-understand, volume. Catalog no. K10807, April 2011, 508 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1572-4, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics Mechanics of Materials


Clarence W. de Silva University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Series: Computational Mechanics and Applied Analysis

This text is an outgrowth of the author's experience in teaching courses in mechanics of materials, statics, dynamics, modeling, vibration, instrumentation, testing, design, and control. It incorporates analytical methods, modeling approaches, numerical methods, experimental procedures, and design techniques throughout. It demonstrates concepts, approaches, and tools through a large number of examples and case studies. The practical considerations, design issues, engineering techniques, and applications, and the simplified snapshot-style presentation of advanced theory and concepts, make this a useful reference for professionals as well. • Takes a concise approach that focuses on essential topics in mechanics of materials • Emphasizes the modeling, analysis, and design of problems in engineering mechanics • Connects mechanics concepts to applications and the design and evaluation process of engineering systems • Integrates numerical and computer methods thoroughly • Includes ancillary materials for instructors A solutions manual, exam questions and solutions, Power-point presentations, and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Mechanics of Materials. Statics: A Review. Stress. Strain. Measurement of Strain. Mechanical Properties of Materials. Stress–Strain Testing. Material Types and Behavior. Axial Loading. Stress Concentrations. Torsion in Shafts. Bending in Beams. Statically Indeterminate Members. Composite Members. Stress and Strain Transformations. Mohr’s Circle. Three-Dimensional State of Stress. Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels. Thermal Effects. Theories of Failure. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K13581, August 2013, 466 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7736-4, $109.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Finite Element Modeling and Simulation with ANSYS Workbench Xiaolin Chen Washington State University, Vancouver, USA

Yijun Liu University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

This textbook presents a basic introduction to finite element modeling (FEM) and analysis, with no FEM experience required. Covering theoretical foundations and hands-on applications, it discusses the basic concepts in FEM using the simplest mechanics problems as examples and teaches readers how to apply the commercial software ANSYS Workbench in their design and analysis activities. It enables readers to model and analyze components or systems of moderate sizes and sophistications to study the deformations, stresses, heat transfer, dynamic responses, optimum shapes, and failure behaviors. Catalog no. K13420, August 2014, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7384-7, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Practical Robot Design Game Playing Robots Jagannathan Kanniah, M. Fikret Ercan and Carlos A. Acosta Calderon Singapore Polytechnic

This book presents the application of theoretical and practical engineering knowledge in the field of robotic games. Each chapter covers basic theory and key topics, including actuators, sensors, controllers, and artificial intelligence, followed by specific robotic games applications, such as pole balancing robot, wall climbing robot, micro-mouse, and RoboCup rescue robot. The text also discusses the application of AI techniques in robotics and provides case studies, algorithms, and application examples with MATLAB® code. Catalog no. K10517, October 2013, 418 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1033-0, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook


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Mechanics New!

Computational Solid Mechanics Variational Formulation and High Order Approximation Marco L. Bittencourt University of Campinas, Brazil

This classroom-tested text incorporates the variational formulation of mechanical models based on the principle of virtual work (PVW). It presents all models following the same sequence of steps, including kinematics, strain measurement, rigid body deformation, internal and external work, equilibrium, constitutive equations, and structural design. It allows readers to establish a logical sequence for treating any mechanical problem. The author offers step-by-step explanations of the limitations and strengths of mechanical models and includes many real-world examples. It also supplies MATLAB® programs to run the examples. Catalog no. K12742, May 2014, 832 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6001-4, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Modeling and Control of Precision Actuators Tan Kok Kiong and Huang Sunan National University of Singapore

This book offers a concise description of procedures for precision actuator modeling and control. It addresses four main schemes: modeling and control of precise actuators; nonlinear control of precise actuators, including sliding mode control and neural network feedback control; fault detection and fault-tolerant control; and advanced air bearing control. A substantial part of the book addresses application issues in the modeling and control of precise actuators, providing several interesting case studies for more application-oriented readers. Catalog no. K15419, November 2013, 270 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5644-7, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook



Friction and the Hot Rolling of Steel


Vladimir Panjkovic Major Furnace Australia Pty Ltd., Victoria

This text offers a systematic presentation of the evolution of concepts of friction, and its fundamental causes. It introduces key factors influencing friction in engineering systems. Applying these concepts, experimental observations and phenomena in various processes, readers understand the key frictional phenomena in the large-scale, commercial process of hot steel rolling. The usefulness of the book is not limited to hot rolling. It also provides an understanding of frictional phenomena in other important industrial sectors, such as automotive industry, railway transport, metal cutting, and forming. Catalog no. K21483, February 2014, 239 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-0589-3, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Science and Technology of Advanced Operations Viktor P. Astakhov Production Service Management Inc, Michigan, USA Series: Manufacturing Design and Technology

The weakest link in the design of high-efficiency drilling operations is the readiness of cutting tool users/machining operation designer/planners and cutting tool manufacturers plus the lack of relevant research works on the modern hole making operations. This book addresses the most important issues in drilling operations, and is designed to familiarize application specialists with the defined basic concepts, terminology, and essentials of drilling. It delivers an unprecedented depth of scientific and technical explanation for the proper manufacturing and selection of tool material. Catalog no. K19033, April 2014, 888 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8434-1, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics Smart Composites Mechanics and Design Edited by

Rani Elhajjar

Computational Modeling of Polymer Composites A Study of Creep and Environmental Effects

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA

Samit Roy and J.N. Reddy

Valeria La Saponara University of California, Davis, USA

Anastasia Muliana Texas A&M University, College Station, USA Series: Composite Materials

This textbook addresses current progress in the mechanics and design of smart composites and multifunctional structures. It covers the characterization, analyses, and design of various advanced composite material systems. It discusses smart materials related to electrically conductive, magnetostrictive nanocomposites and the design of active fiber composites, or smart structures. It also includes such topics as piezoelectrically actuated bistable composites, wing morphing design using macrofiber composites, and multifunctional layered composite beams, and recent advances regarding sensing and structural health monitoring.

Series: Computational Mechanics and Applied Analysis

This book provides a better understanding of the theories associated with finite element models of elastic and viscoelastic response of polymers and polymer composites. It covers computational modeling and life-prediction of polymers and polymeric composites in aggressive environments. It begins with a review of mathematical preliminaries, equations of anisotropic elasticity, and then presents finite element analysis of viscoelasticity and the diffusion process in polymers and polymeric composites. It provides a reference for engineers and scientists and can be used as a textbook in graduate courses. Catalog no. K20295, September 2013, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8649-9, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K14259, December 2013, 430 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9591-7, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials Using ANSYS®

The Mechanical and Thermodynamical Theory of Plasticity

Second Edition

Mehrdad Negahban

Ever J. Barbero

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA

This book provides a complete and accessible introduction to continuum mechanics and thermodynamics for those with minimal background. Going beyond what is found in a typical text, the author, a highly experienced instructor, covers what is needed to develop and select plasticity models, or use them for solving static and dynamic problems. He also provides professionals with the material to develop advanced models and evaluate leading-edge applications. The book covers rate-dependent and temperature-dependent plasticity, anisotropic plasticity, thermodynamic constraints, and crystal plasticity.

Series: Composite Materials

This finite element analysis book uses ANSYS® to analyze composite materials. Combining theory of advanced mechanics of composites with implementation, the text covers major aspects of advanced analysis, including three-dimensional effects, viscoelasticity, edge effects, elastic instability, damage, and delamination. This second edition of a bestseller has been completely revised to incorporate advances in the state of the art in such areas as modeling of damage in composites. In addition, all 50+ examples have been updated for the newest ANSYS version. Catalog no. K15077, December 2013, 366 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1689-2, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook


Catalog no. 7230, April 2012, 784 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7230-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics Mechanics of Solids and Structures Second Edition Roger T. Fenner Imperial College London, UK

J.N. Reddy Texas A&M University, College Station, USA Series: Computational Mechanics and Applied Analysis

Engineering Mechanics and Design Applications Transdisciplinary Engineering Fundamentals Atila Ertas Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA

This volume emphasizes the development of analysis techniques from basic principles for a broad range of practical problems. The book integrates numerical and computer techniques with programs for carrying out analyses, facilitating design, and solving the problems found at the end of each chapter. It also presents the underlying theory and traditional manual solution methods along with these techniques. This second edition covers relationships between stress and strain, torsion, statically determinate systems, instability of struts and columns, and compatibility equations.

During the last decade, there has been an explosion of complex problems facing engineers, and the technical knowledge required to address these problems continues to evolve rapidly. Ideal as a concise reference for anyone studying to take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam or preparing to work in collaborative engineering projects, this book thoroughly covers the basic knowledge necessary for engineering design. It discusses prevention through design and offers a condensed introduction to the fundamentals of statics, dynamics, vibrations, and strength of materials.

Catalog no. K12712, June 2012, 705 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5814-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K12231, August 2011, 343 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4930-9, $83.95 / £52.99 Also available as an eBook

Microhydrodynamics and Complex Fluids

Introduction to Thermodynamics of Mechanical Fatigue

Dominique Barthès-Biesel Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France

This text takes a rigorous approach to the topic while maintaining a clear, easy-tounderstand style. It deals with the main physical phenomena that occur in slow, inertialess viscous flows commonly encountered in various industrial, biophysical, and natural processes. Suitable for students in chemical or mechanical engineering, bioengineering, and physics, the book discusses a wide variety of topics, including confined flows, complex fluids, and rheology. Each situation is illustrated with examples and multi-part problems that stress analytical solutions and the physical interpretation of the mathematical results. Catalog no. K13875, June 2012, 255 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8196-5, $129.95 / £78.99 Also available as an eBook

Michael M. Khonsari Mehdi Amiri Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

Fatigue is probabilistic in nature and involves a complex spectrum of loading history with variable amplitudes and frequencies. Yet most available fatigue failure prediction methods are empirical and concentrate on very specific types of loading. This book provides a concise description of processes involving mechanical fatigue from the thermodynamics point of view. Drawing on recent research and development, the authors present an introduction to a unified entropic approach to fatigue. They introduce the fundamentals of fatigue processes and explore a range of practical engineering applications. Catalog no. K14850, September 2012, 166 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1179-8, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics Probabilistic Models for Dynamical Systems

Analytical Estimates of Structural Behavior

Second Edition Haym Benaroya

Clive L. Dym and Harry E. Williams

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California, USA

Seon Mi Han

This book examines the integrated use of modeling and estimating in the analysis of structures. It provides readers with the knowledge required to know which calculations to perform, how to validate and interpret those calculations, and what the subsequent results mean. It examines principles and techniques of mathematical modeling, including dimensional analysis, scaling, linearity, and balance and conservation laws. It also reviews basic structural models, and discusses beam theory, the use of intuition, behavior of arches, modeling of tall buildings, and Rayleigh quotients and Castigliano theorems.

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA

Mark Nagurka Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

This book provides a self-contained introduction to probabilistic modeling for dynamic systems, leading to advanced concepts. It introduces engineering students, especially those with an interest in dynamic systems, to randomness in variables, time-dependent functions, and solution methods of the governing equations. Extensive discussions are also provided on applications to vibrating systems, reliability, ocean engineering, and control/mechatronic systems. After completing this book, students will have a much better understanding of current research and be able to participate in advanced design. Catalog no. K12264, May 2013, 764 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4989-7, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Mechanics of Machinery

Advances in HighPerformance Motion Control of Mechatronic Systems Edited by

Takashi Yamaguchi

Mahmoud A. Mostafa University of Alexandria, Egypt

This text distinguishes itself from related books by offering both graphical and analytical methods for mechanism analysis. The author presents a method that he developed to simplify the application of kinematic analysis. He uses analytical and graphical methods for solving problems and includes simulation software as a graphical interface for various mechanisms. Specific topics covered include mechanisms, velocities and accelerations, cams, spur gears, gear trains, force analysis, balancing, and helical, worm, and bevel gears. Catalog no. K15535, November 2012, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5946-2, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook


Catalog no. K13250, February 2012, 223 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7089-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Ricoh Co. Ltd., Japan

Mitsuo Hirata Utsunomiya University, Tochigi, Japan

Chee Khiang Pang National University of Singapore

To keep pace in the competitive consumer electronics industry, companies need to continuously improve servo evaluation and position control of mechatronic systems. This book explores advanced motion control techniques, particularly control systems design for ultra-fast and ultra-precise positioning of mechanical actuators in mechatronic systems. The book describes each method in detail, from theoretical aspects to examples of actual industry applications such as hard disk drives, galvano scanners, and personal mobility robots, and more. It also identifies directions for the next generation of high-performance mechatronics. Catalog no. K15386, July 2013, 337 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5570-9, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics Ultrasonic Nondestructive Testing of Materials Theoretical Foundations Karl-Jörg Langenberg, René Marklein, and Klaus Mayer University of Kassel, Germany

This book features a comprehensive discussion of the mathematical foundations of ultrasonic nondestructive testing of materials. The authors include a brief description of the theory of acoustic and electromagnetic fields to underline the similarities and differences with respect to elastodynamics. They also cover vector, elastic plane, and Rayleigh surface waves as well as ultrasonic beams, inverse scattering, and ultrasonic nondestructive imaging. A coordinate-free notation system is used that is easier to understand and navigate than standard index notation.

Fundamentals of Biomechanics Arne Vollan This textbook provides a comprehensive survey of how the principles of mechanics are applied to human systems and organs. After a review of terminology, a summary of human anatomy, and a presentation of anthropometric data, the text discusses methods for biomechanical analyses including essential mathematics, mechanics, and modeling techniques. It covers tissue biomechanics, kinematics, and dynamics of human body models, and applications such as lifting, walking, swimming, and accident victim simulation. Each chapter contains reference lists for more in-depth study and problems sets with solutions. Catalog no. K14776, April 2013, 470 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1037-1, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K12611, February 2012, 772 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5588-1, $179.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Computational Techniques of Rotor Dynamics with the Finite Element Method Arne Vollan AeroFEM GmbH, Beckenried, Switzerland

Louis Komzsik Siemens, Huntington Beach, California, USA

Applications of rotor dynamics are associated with important energy industry machinery. This book presents techniques that employ the finite element method for modeling and computation of forces associated with the rotational phenomenon. It examines practical computational techniques for simulating behavior of rotational structures and then using the results to improve fidelity and performance. The authors also discuss state-of-the-art engineering software used for computational simulation, including eigenvalue analysis techniques used to ensure numerical accuracy of the simulations. Catalog no. K12120, March 2012, 296 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4770-1, $146.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

Ultrasonic and Electromagnetic NDE for Structure and Material Characterization Engineering and Biomedical Applications Edited by

Tribikram Kundu The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Most books on NDE focus either on the theoretical background or on advanced applications. Bridging the gap, this book brings together the principles, equations, and applications of ultrasonic and electromagnetic NDE in a single, authoritative resource. It begins with the fundamentals of mechanics and electromagnetic theory, derives the basic equations, and then, step by step, covers state-of-the-art topics and applications. These include structural health monitoring, acoustic microscopy, terahertz imaging, and more. This book appeals to students as well as practicing engineers and researchers. Catalog no. K11655, June 2012, 890 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3663-7, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics Physics of Continuous Media Problems and Solutions in Electromagnetism, Fluid Mechanics and MHD, Second Edition Grigory Vekstein

Micro- and Macromechanical Properties of Materials Yichun Zhou, Li Yang, and Yongli Huang Xiangtan University, Hunan, China

University of Manchester, UK

Series: Advances in Materials Science and Engineering

Suitable for any core physics program, this classroom-tested text takes a problems-based approach to teaching continuous media. This revised and expanded edition includes a new chapter on magnetohydrodynamics as well as additional problems and more detailed solutions. Each chapter begins with a summary of the definitions and equations that are necessary to understand and tackle the problems that follow. The text also provides numerous references throughout, including Landau and Lifshitz’s famous course of theoretical physics and original journal publications.

This is an English translation of a Chinese textbook that has been designated a national planned university textbook, the highest award given to scientific textbooks in China. It provides an overview of mechanical properties and fracture mechanics in materials science, mechanics, and physics. It details the macroand micro-mechanical properties of metal structural materials, nonmetal structural materials, and various functional materials. It discusses the macro and micro failure mechanism under different loadings and contains research results on thin film mechanics, smart material mechanics, and more.

Catalog no. K15116, March 2013, 260 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4665-1763-9 $59.95 / £38.99 Also available as an eBook

Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials using Abaqus™ Ever J. Barbero West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA Series: Composite Materials

Developed from the author’s graduate-level course on advanced mechanics of composite materials, this text shows how powerful finite element tools address practical problems in the structural analysis of composites. It takes the theory to a hands-on level by actually solving problems. It explains the concepts involved in the detailed analysis of composites, the mechanics needed to translate those concepts into a mathematical representation of the physical reality, and the solution of the resulting boundary value problems using the commercial finite element analysis software Abaqus™. Catalog no. K15072, April 2013, 444 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1661-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook


Catalog no. K20562, September 2013, 620 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-9243-8, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as an eBook

Classical Mechanics Second Edition Tai L. Chow California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, USA

This book presents a complete account of the classical mechanics of particles and systems for physics students at the advanced undergraduate level. This edition has been updated with two new sections and three new chapters as well as four new appendices. The text assumes readers have been exposed to courses in calculus and calculus-based general physics, while no prior knowledge of differential equations is required. Each chapter contains homework problems of varying degrees of difficulty to enhance understanding of the material in the text. Catalog no. K16463, May 2013, 639 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6998-0, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning) Air Distribution in Buildings Essam E. Khalil University of Cairo, Egypt Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

This book provides comprehensive guidance on the design, calculations, and efficient operation of air distribution in buildings of different sizes and uses. It focuses on large buildings, starting with simple rooms and then moving to more complex configurations. The book analyzes use at various stages during the whole building lifecycle. Air conditioning systems providers have the responsibility to ensure that appropriate engineering governance arrangements are in place, that energy efficiencies have been achieved, and that these factors are examined along with the specific engineering factors. Catalog no. K20683, November 2013, 255 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-9463-0, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Improvement for Existing Homes An Engineering Approach

Boilers A Practical Reference Kumar Rayaprolu Pune, India

A unique encyclopedic guide to all aspects of boiler design and technology, entries address key foundational concepts and cover all types of boilers found in process industries and power plants. The book also addresses all major auxiliary equipment. Key subject areas include fundamentals such as heat transfer, fluid flow, and metallurgy; engineering, including boiler components, pressure parts, and boiler instrumentation; essential auxiliaries, including mounting and fittings, pumps, and valves; and various types of boilers. The book also covers the latest clean and green technologies. Catalog no. K14375, November 2012, 649 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0053-2, $249.95 / £159.95 Also available as an eBook

HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers Fundamentals, Application, and Operation, Second Edition Herbert W. Stanford III

Moncef Krarti

Stanford White Associates, Morehead City, North Carolina, USA

University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

Series: Dekker Mechanical Engineering

Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

This volume presents general tools and procedures for performing home weatherization such as insulation improvements as well as methods to reduce air leakage. The author describes several techniques and technologies that can reduce energy use or operating costs, including methods to retrofit existing homes to be net-zero energy buildings. Each chapter contains simplified calculation methods used to evaluate the effectiveness of various efficiency measures. The final chapter offers a series of case studies including examples of weatherized homes.

This second edition explores the major improvements in recent years to many chiller and cooling tower components that have resulted in improved performance and lower operating costs. It looks at how climate change and "green" designs have significantly impacted the selection of refrigerants and the application of chilled water systems. This edition also discusses the expanded use of digital controls and variable frequency drives as well as the re-introduction of some older technologies. The book includes extensive checklists, design and troubleshooting guidelines, and reference data.

Catalog no. K12345, April 2012, 434 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5128-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K12873, November 2011, 407 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6202-5, $157.95 / £101.00 Also available as an eBook

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HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning) HighPerformance Buildings


A Guide for Owners & Managers Anthony Robinson, MS Catalog no. N10309, November 2013 ISBN: 978-1-4398-5199-9, $119.95 / £76.99

Handbook of Energy Audits Ninth Edition Albert Thumann Association of Energy Engineers, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Terry Niehus

Stan Harbuck and Donna Harbuck Catalog no. N11090, March 2014, 640 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-4462-5, $149.95 / £95.00


Energy Conservation Guidebook Third Edition Stephen W. Fardo, Dale R. Patrick, Ray E. Richardson, and Brian W. Fardo


William J. Younger Consultant

Catalog no. N10644, November 2012, 495 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6162-5, $129.95 / £82.00

Handbook of Energy Engineering

Catalog no. N11128, August 2014, 520 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-5569-0, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Energy Management Reference Library CD

Seventh Edition Albert Thumann Association of Energy Engineers, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

D. Paul Mehta Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, USA

Catalog no. N10643, February 2013, 486 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6161-8, $129.95 / £82.00


Testing and Balancing HVAC Air and Water Systems Fifth Edition Samuel C. Sugarman Private Consultant, Newport Beach, California, USA

Catalog no. N11127, June 2014, 389 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-5567-6, $119.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook


Residential Energy Auditing and Improvement

Fourth Edition Steve Doty, Wayne C. Turner, Barney L. Capehart, William J. Kennedy, Klaus-Dieter E. Pawlik, Albert Thumann, and D. Paul Mehta Catalog no. N10844, April 2013, 2000 pp. CD-ROM, ISBN: 978-1-4665-9702-0, $450.00

Combined Heating, Cooling & Power Handbook Technologies & Applications, Second Edition Neil Petchers NORESCO, Westborough, Massachusetts, USA

Catalog no. N10589, July 2012, 900 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5334-7, $249.95 / £159.00

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Vibrations & Applied Dynamics New!


Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems

Acoustics of Small Rooms

Second Edition Ramin S. Esfandiari and Bei Lu California State University, Long Beach, USA

The goal of this second edition is essentially the same as that of the first edition: to provide the reader with a thorough knowledge of mathematical modeling and analysis of dynamic systems. MATLAB®, Simulink®, and Simscape are introduced at the outset and are utilized throughout the book to perform symbolic, graphical, numerical, and simulation tasks. The textbook, written at junior level, meticulously covers techniques for modeling dynamic systems, methods of response analysis, and in introduction to vibration and control systems. Catalog no. K16666, May 2014, 566 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7493-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


Applied Structural and Mechanical Vibrations Theory and Methods, Second Edition Paolo L. Gatti Consulting Structural Engineer, Italy

Mendel Kleiner Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Jiri Tichy The Pennsylvania State University, USA

The acoustics of small spaces are quite different to those of large spaces. Tackling the specific aspects of physics, sound perception, and applications for small spaces, this book brings together the important themes of small room acoustics. It covers sound propagation—the effects of boundaries, sound absorbers and time conditions, physiology and psychoacoustics, methods and techniques of room and sound field optimization, examples of how these principles apply in real situations, and measurement and modeling techniques. Catalog no. Y104307, April 2014, 491 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-77930-2, $150.00 / £90.00 Also available as an eBook

Active Control of Noise and Vibration Second Edition Colin Hansen, Scott Snyder, Xiaojun Qiu, Laura Brooks, and Danielle Moreau

Completely revised and updated, this second edition of a bestseller focuses on both the mathematical theory and the practical aspects of measuring and analyzing vibrations. It includes new material on response spectra, as well as revised chapters on modal analysis and on probability and statistics, and new material on stochastic processes and random vibrations. This work brings together theory, methodology, and practice for the practising engineer. It also includes many worked examples based on real cases from the author’s experience.

Integrating active control of both sound and vibration, this comprehensive two-volume set combines coverage of fundamental principles with the most recent theoretical and practical developments. The authors explain how to design and implement successful active control systems in practice and detail the pitfalls one must avoid to ensure a reliable and stable system. Extensively revised, updated, and expanded throughout, the second edition reflects the advances that have been made in algorithms, DSP hardware, and applications since the publication of the first edition.

Catalog no. Y105977, February 2014, 668 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-56578-3, $165.00 / £100.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. Y110362, November 2012, 3106 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-59061-7, $499.00 / £299.00 Also available as an eBook

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Vibrations & Applied Dynamics Underwater Acoustic Modeling and Simulation Fourth Edition

Exact Solutions for Strings, Membranes, Beams, and Plates C.Y. Wang

Paul C. Etter

Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA

Ocean Scientist, USA

This fourth edition of a bestseller continues to provide the most authoritative overview of currently available propagation, noise, reverberation, and sonar-performance models. It discusses the fundamental processes involved in simulating the performance of underwater acoustic systems and emphasizes the importance of applying the proper modeling resources to simulate the behavior of sound in virtual ocean environments. Along with new problem sets, this edition addresses recent advances in inverse techniques and marine-mammal protection and includes updated and expanded inventories of available models. Catalog no. K16072, February 2013, 554 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6493-0, $269.95 / £172.00 Also available as an eBook

Oscillations and Waves

C.M. Wang National University of Singapore

This book is a comprehensive survey on multiple exact vibration solutions. It serves as a benchmark for other approximate methods used by industry professionals, researchers, and academics working in structural and mechanical engineering. Specifically, it provides basic governing equations of motion and boundary conditions, as well as exact solutions for the vibration of beams, plates, membranes, and strings. It examines the exact functions for a large range of differential equations, providing a rich source of practical problems when teaching differential equations to engineering science students. Catalog no. K16753, August 2013, 307 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7684-1, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Electroacoustics Mendel Kleiner Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

An Introduction Richard Fitzpatrick University of Texas at Austin, USA

Bridging lower-division physics survey courses with upper-division physics courses, this classroom-tested text develops a unified mathematical theory of oscillations and waves in physical systems. It helps students acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. Emphasizing physics over mathematics, the author includes many examples from discrete mechanical, optical, and quantum mechanical systems; continuous gases, fluids, and elastic solids; electronic circuits; and electromagnetic waves. He also provides complete coverage of advanced topics in waves, such as electromagnetic wave propagation through the ionosphere. Catalog no. K16133, January 2013, 295 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4665-6608-8 $69.95 / £38.99 Also available as an eBook


Structural Vibration

A key part of the modern communication society, electroacoustic devices such as microphones and loudspeakers are used everywhere from cars and mobile phones to homes and sports arenas. This modern, accessible text explains the key scientific and engineering principles behind their design. It also examines the compromises that are necessary when designing transducers for use in the real world. The book covers both traditional audio and ultrasonic transducers and includes up-to-date material on arrays, radiation impedance, loudspeaker enclosure design, and more. Catalog no. K11635, February 2013, 628 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3618-7, $119.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

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General New!

Measurement and Data Analysis for Engineering and Science Third Edition Patrick F. Dunn


Introduction to Finite and Spectral Element Methods using MATLAB Second Edition Constantine Pozrikidis

University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA

Based on instructor feedback, this third edition is a modular work, allowing greater flexibility in adoption. For the first time in such a text, experiments and demonstrations using smart phones and other handheld devices are included, along with more traditional technologies. Coverage of sensors and computer-based techniques for data collection and analysis has increased, as has the number of MATLAB® and Simulink® applications. A solutions manual, PowerPoint®, lecture notes, and a website with labs, computer code, and chapter outlines are available with qualifying course adoption.

Providing a solid understanding of the theoretical foundation and practical implementation of the finite element method and its companion spectral element method, this second edition features two new chapters, expanded appendices, additional reference material, and access to an updated MATLAB® library on the author’s website. Packed with even more discussion questions, problems, examples, and exercises, the text is fully equipped for both self-study and classroom use. A MATLAB primer is included as an appendix, while a solutions manual is available separately with qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K20700, November 2014, 648 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-9496-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K21623, June 2014, 800 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-0915-0, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Introduction to Numerical and Analytical Methods with MATLAB® for Engineers and Scientists


William Bober Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

This textbook teaches students how to write computer programs on the MATLAB® platform and to use many of MATLAB’s built-in functions to solve engineering-type problems. To students, MATLAB’s builtin functions are black boxes. By combining a textbook on MATLAB with basic numerical and analytical analysis, the mystery of what the black boxes contain is somewhat alleviated. Within each chapter there are exercises related to the topics just covered. The text contains many examples from mechanical, civil, aeronautical, and electrical engineering.

Elements of Mechanics P.F. Kelly Ave Maria University, Florida, USA

This lecture note style textbook on mechanics is aimed at undergraduate physics majors and provides a complete introductory course in mechanics based on the lecture course offered at the author’s institution. Ensuring a solid appreciation of the principles of mechanics, it includes the fundamentals and some more advanced topics and teaches though a large number of examples and real-life applications. The book includes a range of problems and will be accompanied by a detailed solution manual. Catalog no. K21512, April 2014, 444 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-0654-8, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K16725, November 2013, 556 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7602-5, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Applied Research in Hydraulics and Heat Flow Kaveh Hariri Asli and Soltan Ali Ogli Aliyev National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan (AMEA), Baku

This book presents the performances of the computational method for system failure prediction by numerical analysis and nonlinear dynamic models. It includes the research of authors on the development of optimal mathematical models, and presents problems by means of theoretical and experimental research. The authors use modern computer technology and mathematical methods for analysis of nonlinear dynamic processes. This book provides a wide coverage of those technologies applicable to both fluid mechanics and heat transfer problems. Catalog no. N11045, May 2014, 386 pp. ISBN: 978-1-926895-82-6, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Hua Li Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Shantanu S. Mulay Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART)

A comprehensive introduction to meshless methods, this book gives complete mathematical formulations for the most important and classical methods, as well as several recently developed by the authors. It also offers a rigorous mathematical treatment of their numerical properties—including consistency, convergence, stability, and adaptivity—to help you choose the method that is best for your needs. The book contains several examples of engineering applications, including the nonlinear fluid-structure analysis of near-bed submarine pipelines and the two-dimensional multiphysics simulation of pHsensitive hydrogels. Catalog no. K15110, February 2013, 447 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1746-2, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Pump User's Handbook Life Extension, Fourth Edition

Charles A. Gross, and Thaddeus A. Roppel

Heinz P. Bloch Consultant, West Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Allan R. Budris Consultant, Geneva, New York, USA

This text explains just how and why the best-of-class pump users are consistently achieving superior run lengths, low maintenance expenditures and unexcelled safety and reliability. Written by practicing engineers whose working career was marked by involvement in pump specification, installation, reliability assessment, component upgrading, maintenance cost reduction, operation, troubleshooting, and all conceivable facets of pumping technology, this text describes in detail how to accomplish best-of-class performance and low life cycle cost. Catalog no. N11017, October 2013, 556 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-2864-9, $179.95 /£114.00


Meshless Methods and Their Numerical Properties

Auburn University, Alabama, USA

Written to provide an overview of the electrical engineering profession to college students and professionals outside the field of electrical engineering, this textbook provides information on the necessary technical competencies required within the field. This book teaches the fundamentals of electrical engineering without including the typical analytical methods that hold little relevance for non-electrical engineers. Many examples explaining concepts and homework problems are included within the chapters to aid with student comprehension and application. A solutions manual is provided as well, upon qualification. Catalog no. K11681, February 2012, 481 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3714-6, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

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General System Dynamics and Control with Bond Graph Modeling Javier Kypuros University of Texas, Edinburg, USA

This textbook treats system dynamics from a bond graph perspective. It guides students from the process of modeling using bond graphs, through dynamic systems analysis in the time and frequency domains, to classical and state-space controller design. Although established texts exist for system dynamics, bond graph modeling, and automatic controls, this book combines the three into a cohesive text optimized for upper-level undergraduates. It serves as a reference for practicing engineers and as a textbook for system dynamics and controls courses that use bond graphs. Catalog no. K15910, April 2013, 519 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6075-8, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Engineering Practice in a Global Context Understanding the Technical and the Social Edited by

Bill Williams Polytechnic Institute of Setubal, Portugal

José Figueiredo IST, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal

James Trevelyan The University of Western Australia, Crawley


Engineering Writing by Design Creating Formal Documents of Lasting Value Edward J. Rothwell Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA

Michael J. Cloud Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan, USA

This book presents a novel approach to technical writing, positioning formal writing tasks as engineering design problems. It describes how to avoid logical fallacies and use physical reasoning to catch mistakes in claims, covers the essentials of technical grammar and style as well as the elements of mathematical exposition, and emphasizes the centrality of the target audience. Complete with illustrative examples, chapter summaries and exercises, quick-reference tables, and recommendations for further reading, the text demonstrates how effective writing can be achieved through engineering-based thinking. Catalog no. K22990, June 2014, 199 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4822-3431-2 $49.95 /£31.99

Technical Documentation and Process Jerry C. Whitaker Advanced Television Systems Committee, Morgan Hill, California, USA

Robert K. Mancini Mancini Enterprises, LLC, Morgan Hill, California, USA

This book aims to both characterize the technical and social aspects of engineering practice and to look at ways that this characterization can be important in the design of engineering courses in higher education. The principal contours of the work include the study of engineering practice and its relation to knowledge, competences and to cross-disciplinary and identity contexts. Empirical data on the practice of engineering professionals are presented from a range of companies in different national contexts, including engineering design companies and engineering innovation leaders.

Written for engineering managers and technologists, this book helps you develop more effective documentation and processes for your projects. It supplies practical guidelines, suggestions, and templates that you can adapt to a wide variety of project types and organizational structures. Drawing on more than 60 years of combined experience in successfully documenting complex engineering projects, the authors discuss documentation strategies, ideas for managing complex processes and improving competitiveness, considerations for disaster planning, how to manage remote meetings, and how standardization can help reduce costs.

Catalog no. K15980, September 2013, 302 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-63696-4, $59.95 / £38.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K12847, October 2012, 195 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6159-2 $52.95 / £33.99 Also available as an eBook

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General Mathematical Concepts for Mechanical Engineering Design Edited by

Edited by

Shaofan Li

Kaveh Hariri Asli National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan (AMEA), Baku

Hossein Sahleh University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Soltan Ali Ogli Aliyev National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan (AMEA), Baku

This book provides a broad understanding of the main computational techniques used for simulation of water distribution networks and water transmission systems. It introduces the theoretical background to a number of techniques and general data analysis techniques. The book also examines the application of techniques in an industrial setting, including current practices and current research, are presented. It provides practical experience of commercially available systems and includes a small-scale water systems related projects. Catalog no. N10996, December 2013, 246 pp. ISBN: 978-1-926895-62-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Using MATLAB® Ramin S. Esfandiari California State University, Long Beach, USA

This book addresses issues and challenges of performance measurement in the maintenance function. It presents a proposal of indicators with a framework that classifies and sorts regarding functional and hierarchical aspects, identifying the contribution of each of three above-mentioned elements. It provides different aspects of traditional literature, for example several frameworks (or natural groupings). It also examines an adaptation of these frameworks and hierarchies for the use of indicators and benchmark values to allow quantification, comparison and emission of recommendations. Catalog no. K19104, June 2013, 550 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4665-8569-0 $119.95 / £76.95 Also available as an eBook


Handbook of Micromechanics and Nanomechanics University of California at Berkeley, USA

Xin-Lin Gao University of Texas at Dallas, USA

This book presents the latest developments and applications of micromechanics and nanomechanics. It particularly focuses on some recent applications and impact areas of micromechanics and nanomechanics that have not been discussed in traditional micromechanics and nanomechanics books on metamaterials, micromechanics of ferroelectric/piezoelectric, electromagnetic materials, micromechanics of interface, size effects and strain gradient theories, computational and experimental nanomechanics, multiscale simulations and theories, soft matter composites, and computational homogenization theory. This book covers analytical, experimental, as well as computational and numerical approaches in depth. Catalog no. N10806, April 2013, 1264 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4411-23-3, $499.00 / £318.00 Also available as an eBook

Advanced Engineering Mathematics Lawrence Turyn Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA

This self-contained, thorough text addresses the mathematical knowledge gaps of advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in engineering. It extends their knowledge of previously studied topics and introduces new topics. The text begins with coverage of linear algebra progressing to calculus of variations. It covers all the core material, including ODEs, matrix algebra, Fourier series and transforms, numerical methods, and PDEs. After studying this book, students will be mathematically prepared for engineering courses at the graduate level. Catalog no. K11552, September 2013, 1455 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3447-3, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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