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The Best TEXTBOOKS in

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

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Contents Fluid Dynamics ......................................................3 Energy Engineering ..............................................7 Automotive Engineering ......................................15 Aerospace Engineering ........................................16 Page 3

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Thermodynamics ................................................18 Mechanics ............................................................24 Machine Design ..................................................33 MEMS ..................................................................34 Vibrations ............................................................37 General ................................................................39

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Fluid Dynamics

Essentials of Heat and Fluid Flow in Porous Media Arunn Narasimhan

Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Third Edition Richard H. Pletcher and John C. Tannehill

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Chennai

Iowa State University, Ames, 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.

University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Dale A. Anderson Series in Computational and Physical Processes in Mechanics and Thermal Sciences

Features:

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.

• Covers fluid flow, conduction, convection, and radiation in porous media

Features:

• Provides end-of-chapter problems for all the basic topics

• Presents the information in a two-part format that introduces the fundamentals of heat transfer and fluid mechanics before presenting the diverse real-world applications and a comparison of various computational methods

• Explains volume averaging theory at a beginner’s level

• Provides increased coverage of the Navier-Stokes equations and techniques for solving them

• Discusses both local thermal equilibrium and non-equilibrium concepts in detail • Includes a fresh review of effective thermal conductivity models

• Includes new material on flux vector splitting, unstructured grid methods, and high-resolution methods for practical applications, including high-resolution algorithms

• Takes a historical approach to porous medium fluid flow theory

• Contains new end-of-chapter problems to foment a solid understanding of the material

• Introduces research topics including solidification, two phase flow, variable viscosity flow, lattice Boltzmann formulation, bi-dispersivity and combustion in porous media

Selected Contents:

• Contains an exclusive chapter on porous medium aspects of biological systems

• Includes an appendix of useful convection correlations

Selected Contents: Basic Concepts. Heat Conduction in Porous Media. Fluid Flow through Porous Media. Forced Convection through Porous Medium. Natural Convection through Porous Medium. Porous Medium Aspects of Biological Systems. Radiation Heat Transfer in Porous Medium. Advanced Topics. Suggested Reading. Bibliography. Catalog no. K16520, November 2012, 301 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7108-2, $119.95 / £76.99

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Fundamentals of Finite-Difference Methods: Introduction. Partial Differential Equations. Basics of Finite-Difference Methods. Application of FiniteDifference Methods to Selected Model Equations. Application of Finite-Difference Methods to the Equations of Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer: Governing Equations of Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer. Numerical Methods for Inviscid Flow Equations. Numerical Methods for Boundary-Layer Type Equations. Numerical Methods for the "Parabolized" Navier-Stokes Equations. Numerical Methods for the Navier-Stokes Equations. Grid Generation. Appendices. References. Index. Catalog no. RU0374, August 2012, 774 pp. ISBN: 978-1-59169-037-5, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Fluid Dynamics

Fundamental Mechanics of Fluids Fourth Edition I.G. Currie University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

“There are many graduate-level books in fluid mechanics. Currie’s book is unique in that it covers more topics than usual but the coverage is sufficiently concise to keep the book from becoming a giant one. In doing so, the students are not lost in the details and are kept engaged.” —Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA

“This book is very systematically and clearly presented. ... It is a well-structured book and it provides the fundamental knowledge and materials to be of interest to engineers and researchers.” —Yitung Chen, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA

“The selection and coverage of the topics are very appropriate for a first graduate course in fluid mechanics. The text maintains its tradition as a readable text by an interested reader demanding no elaborate supplements. It also contains an appropriate coverage of mathematical tools in its appendices, so making the text self-contained.” —Jay M. Khodadadi, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, Alabama, USA

Fully updated and expanded to reflect advances in modern mathematics, this fourth edition boasts 40 new homework problems (nearly 150 in total); new appendix material summarizing vectors, tensors, complex variables, and governing equations in common coordinate systems; and a new chapter on similarity solutions, group invariance solutions, separation of variables solutions, and some Fourier series representations. Illustrating basic equations and strategies to analyze fluid dynamics, mechanisms, and behavior, this new edition also contains reworked line drawings, revised problems, and extended end-of-chapter questions for clarification and expansion of key concepts. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

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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Mechanics of Fluids Ninth Edition Revised by

John Ward-Smith Formerly Brunel University, UK

As in previous editions, this ninth edition of Massey’s Mechanics of Fluids introduces the basic principles of fluid mechanics in a detailed and clear manner. This bestselling textbook provides the sound physical understanding of fluid flow that is essential for an honors degree course in civil or mechanical engineering as well as courses in aeronautical and chemical engineering. Focusing on the engineering applications of fluid flow, rather than mathematical techniques, students are gradually introduced to the subject, with the text moving from the simple to the complex, and from the familiar to the unfamiliar. In an all-new chapter, the ninth edition closely examines the modern context of fluid mechanics, where climate change, new forms of energy generation, and fresh water conservation are pressing issues. SI units are used throughout and there are many worked examples. Though the book is essentially self-contained, where appropriate, references are given to more detailed or advanced accounts of particular topics providing a strong basis for further study. For lecturers, an accompanying solutions manual is available. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Preface. Fundamental Concepts. Fluid Statics. The Principles Governing. The Momentum Equation. Physical Similarity and Dimensional Analysis. Laminar Flow Between Solid Boundaries. Flow and Losses in Pipes and Fittings. Boundary Layers, Wakes and other Shear Layers. The flow of an Inviscid Fluid. Flow with a Free Surface. Compressible Flow of Gases. Unsteady Flow. Fluid Machines. Fluid Mechanics in a Changing World. Appendix: Units and Conversion Factors. Appendix: Physical Constants and Properties of Fluids. Appendix: Tables of Gas Flow Functions. Appendix: Algebraic Symbols. Catalog no. Y112274, August 2011, 720 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-60260-0 $62.95 / £41.99

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Fluid Dynamics Biofluid Mechanics Analytical Heat Transfer Je-Chin Han Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

Developed from the author’s 30 years of teaching a graduate-level intermediate heat transfer course, Analytical Heat Transfer explains how to analyze and solve conduction, convection, and radiation heat transfer problems. Suitable for entry-level graduate students, the book fills the gap between basic heat transfer undergraduate courses and advanced heat transfer graduate courses. The author places emphasis on modeling and solving engineering heat transfer problems analytically, rather than simply applying the equations and correlations for engineering problem calculations. He describes many well-known analytical methods and their solutions, such as Bessel functions, separation of variables, similarity method, integral method, and matrix inversion method. He also presents step-by-step mathematical formula derivations, analytical solution procedures, and numerous demonstration examples of heat transfer applications. By providing a strong analytical background, the text enables students to tackle complex engineering heat transfer problems encountered in practice. This analytical knowledge also helps them to read and understand heat transfer-related research papers. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Heat Conduction Equations. 1-D Steady-State Heat Conduction. 2-D Steady-State Heat Conduction. Transient Heat Conduction. Numerical Analysis in Heat Conduction. Heat Convection Equations. External Forced Convection. Internal Forced Convection. Natural Convection. Turbulent Flow Heat Transfer. Fundamental Radiation. View Factor. Radiation Exchange in a Nonparticipating Medium. Radiation Transfer through Gases. Appendix. Index. Catalog no. K12869, July 2011, 326 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6196-7, $125.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

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

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

Stanley E. Rittgers University of Akron, Ohio, USA

Designed for senior undergraduate or first-year graduate students in biomedical engineering, Biofluid Mechanics: The Human Circulation, Second Edition 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 has been extensively revised and updated.

New to the Second Edition: • Improved figures and additional examples • More problems at the end of each chapter • A 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 Drawing on each author’s experience teaching courses on cardiovascular fluid mechanics, the book begins with introductory material on fluid and solid mechanics as well as a review of cardiovascular physiology pertinent to the topics covered in subsequent chapters. The authors then discuss fluid mechanics in the human circulation, primarily applied to blood flow at the arterial level. They also cover vascular implants and measurements in the cardiovascular system.

Features: • Provides a classroom-tested textbook for a first course on fluid mechanics in human circulation, focusing on the heart and major arteries • Reviews fluid and solid mechanics and normal cardiovascular physiology • Explains how to model steady and unsteady flows • Evaluates the design and development of artificial heart valves, stent implants, and vascular grafts • Describes various considerations and approaches involved in the computational modeling of cardiovascular diseases and therapies A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K12006, February 2012, 451 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4516-5, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

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Fluid Dynamics Fluid Machinery Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering

Application, Selection, and Design, Second Edition

Third Edition

Consultant, Cornelia, Georgia, USA

Ronald L. Fournier University of Toledo, Ohio, USA

Exploring fundamental engineering and life science principles to uncover key concepts in biomedical engineering transport phenomena, this volume begins with a review of the basics of thermodynamics. It then examines the physical properties of body fluids and the cell membrane before moving on to topics such as properties of blood, solute transport, pharmacokinetic analysis, extracorporeal devices, tissue engineering, and bioartificial organs. Each chapter ends with problems to help clarify the material. Catalog no. K11304, August 2011, 483 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2670-6, $93.95 / £46.99 Also available as an eBook

Terry Wright Philip M. Gerhart University of Evansville, Indiana, USA

The second edition of Fluid Machinery: Performance, Analysis, and Design provides a comprehensive introduction to the fluid mechanics of turbomachinery. By focusing on the preliminary design and selection of equipment to meet performance specifications, the authors promote a basic yet thorough understanding of the subject. Topics covered include gas and hydraulic turbines as well as industrial equipment such as pumps and fans, making the text ideal for undergraduate mechanical engineering students. The book presents illustrations, examples, and exercises that emphasize real-world industrial applications of fluid machinery. Catalog no. 82949, December 2009, 453 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8294-4, $139.95 / £89.00

Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

Physical Oceanography

Fourth Edition

A Mathematical Introduction with MATLAB®

William S. Janna

Reza Malek-Madani

The University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA

U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, USA

This popular text is written for those taking their first course in fluids. Updated to include advances and relevant examples, it starts with fluid statics and moves on to the control/volume approach of determining flow. Noted for its step-by-step examples, this book helps those new to fluid mechanics make sense of it. Separate problem sections stress computer usage and design work. With an abundance of new material, this is a thorough and comprehensible presentation of fluid mechanics from a practical viewpoint, rather than an encyclopedic and inaccessible one.

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. 85247, November 2009, 738 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8524-2, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. C830X, April 2012, 456 pp. ISBN: 978-1-58488-830-7, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

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Energy Engineering

Introduction to Biomass Energy Conversions

Introduction to Electrical Power and Power Electronics

Sergio Capareda

Mukund R. Patel

Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

Designed primarily for students taking a senior or firstyear graduate bioenergy course, this textbook has a full range of learning features and instructor resources. It examines complete characterization for biomass for both the biochemical and thermochemical conversion processes and discusses individual conversion processes such as biodiesel, bioethanol, and biogas production. The book also covers liquid fuel production from biomass, as well as economics, environmental, and sustainability issues. It includes problems, case studies, and real-world examples using actual data from biomass research.

Features: • Offers comprehensive, student-oriented coverage of biomass characterization and conversions • Provides in-depth discussion of the technical aspects of biofuels production • Includes numerous worked examples and engineering data for design and economic feasibilities • Serves as a hands-on training textbook and manual for engineers and practitioners • Includes lab experiments, a solutions manual, and instructional PowerPoint® slides and electronic figures available with qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Biomass as an Energy Resource: Introduction. Sources of Biomass Available for Energy. Physicochemical Conversion Process: Biodiesel Production. Biochemical Conversion Processes: Biogas Production from Animal Manure. Thermochemical Conversion Processes: Torrefaction. Pyrolysis. Gasification. Biomass Combustion and CoFiring with Coal. Biomass Liquefaction and Conversion into Liquid Fuels. Environmental, Economic and Sustainability Issues: Environment and Air Quality Issues Concerning Biorefineries. Role of Biomass as a Renewable Fuel.

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York, USA

Most traditional power systems textbooks focus on high-voltage transmission. However, the majority of power engineers work in urban factories, buildings, or industries where power comes from utility companies or is self-generated. Introduction to Electrical Power and Power Electronics is the first book of its kind to cover the entire scope of electrical power and power electronics systems in one volume—with a focus on topics that are directly relevant in power engineers’ daily work.

Learn How Electrical Power Is Generated, Distributed, and Utilized Composed of 17 chapters, the book is organized into two parts. The first part introduces aspects of electrical power that most power engineers are involved in during their careers, including the distribution of power to load equipment such as motors via stepdown transformers, cables, circuit breakers, relays, and fuses. For engineers working with standalone power plants, it also tackles generators. The book discusses how to design and operate systems for economic use of power and covers the use of batteries in greater depth than typically found in traditional power system texts.

Understand How Power Electronics Work in Modern Systems The second part delves into power electronics switches, as well as the DC–DC converters, AC–DC–AC converters, and frequency converters used in variable-frequency motor drives. It also discusses quality-ofpower issues in modern power systems with many large power electronics loads. A chapter on power converter cooling presents important interdisciplinary design topics. Catalog no. K15426, December 2012, 528 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5660-7, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K14950, July 2013, c. 496 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1333-4, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Energy Engineering

Energy and Society An Introduction, Second Edition

Renewable Energy A First Course

Harold H. Schobert

Robert Ehrlich

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA

This second edition deals with the development of energy technology from the time of early humans through antiquity, medieval times, and the Industrial Revolution. The author 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 revised 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.

This textbook provides a new treatment of the fundamentals of energy science, technology, and policy implications. It motivates readers with frequent use of real-life examples based on current and future technologies. The book examines alternative and sustainable supply strategies such as wind and solar as well as more conventional sources such as oil, coal, and nuclear energy. It addresses the need for diversity in any nation's energy portfolio and the educational requirements of scientists, engineers, and policymakers today. The book offers extensive "hands-on" exercises, online resources, and other learning tools.

Features:

Features:

• Provides a broad survey of energy that does not require extensive science or math background

• Provides a clear introduction to energy conversion, storage technologies, and policy implications

• Includes up-to-date coverage of all new energy sources • Traces the development and utilization of energy throughout history • Contains boxed sections include biographies and discussions of energy topics • Supplies a complete Glossary of Terms for easily accessing energy terms

Selected Contents: Energy, Work and Power. Human energy. The Energy Balance. Fire. Firewood. Combustion for Home Comfort. Waterwheels. Wind Energy. The Steam Engine. Heat and Thermal Efficiency. An Introduction to Electricity. How Electricity is Generated. Impacts of Electricity on Society. Electricity from Falling Water. Electricity from Steam. Boilers and Heat Transfer. Electricity from Coal. Energy for Transportation. Petroleum and its Products. Gasoline. Cars and Their Impact. Jet Engines and Jet Fuel. Diesel Fuel and Diesel Engines. Atoms and Atomic Energy. Radioactivity, Fission, and Chain Reactions. Nuclear Power Plants. The Nuclear Controversy. Energy and the Environment. Acid Rain. Vehicle Emissions and Emissionless Vehicles. The Greenhouse Effect. Fossil Energy. Renewable Energy from Biomass. Electricity from Wind. Energy from the Sun. Nuclear Fusion.

• Covers a broad range of renewable energy sources, including biofuels and geothermal, wind, wave, tidal, and solar power, as well as traditional energy sources such as fossil fuels and nuclear energy • Discusses energy conservation and transnational energy policy • Contains hands-on lab exercises, illustrative examples, problems, further reading suggestions, and online resources Figure slides available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction. Fossil Fuels. Nuclear Power: Basic Science. Nuclear Power: Technology. Biofuels. Geothermal Energy. Wind Power. Hydropower. Solar Radiation and Earth’s Climate. Solar Thermal. Photovoltaics. Energy Conservation and Efficiency. Energy Storage and Transmission. Climate and Energy: Policy, Politics, and Public Opinion. Appendix. Index. Catalog no. K12820, February 2013 c. 464 pp., Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4398-6115-8, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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

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Energy Engineering

Applied Energy An Introduction Mohammad Omar Abdullah

Fuels, Energy, and the Environment Ghazi A. Karim

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

“... [a] comprehensive treatment of energy, including its production through conventional and alternative energy sources, its different uses in society and its conservation. The book’s organization into short well-focused and well-explained sections, each of which provides a detailed discussion of a particular energy-related topic, enables the reader to get up to speed on an energy-related subject very quickly. The utility of this organization to those readers who will use it as a desk-top reference is high. ... The presentation is very quantitative (though not at an especially high math level) and will have high appeal to civil and environmental engineers and to economists.”

With an emphasis on how fuels and combustion impact economic and environmental interests, Fuels, Energy, and the Environment offers an up-to-date and balanced overview of the whole field of fuel science and technology. Accessible to undergraduate and graduate students as well as practicing engineers, the text focuses on energy supplies, fuel efficiency, and environmental challenges.

—William Menke, Columbia University, New York, USA

“… a much-needed textbook … a logical approach to introducing energy subject matter with ample opportunity for students and professionals alike to practice and hone their knowledge of energy systems and their applications.” —Daniel M. Martinez, Ph.D., University of Southern Maine, Gorham, USA

Using relatively simple language, the book explores the composition and combustion characteristics of a wide range of fuels becoming available worldwide. It examines the dependence on combustion devices for the exploitation of various fuel resources for producing heat and power as well as the need to increase the efficiency of energy production and use. The text also addresses the negative impact on the environment from fuel-consuming devices and activities associated with fuel and energy applications, exploring measures/equipment to control emissions and improve the performance of burners and fuel-consuming appliances. Solutions manual, figure slides, and PowerPoint slides available upon qualifying course adoption

Written in clear, concise language and designed for an introductory applied energy course, Applied Energy: An Introduction discusses energy applications in small-medium enterprises, solar energy, hydro and wind energy, nuclear energy, hybrid energy, and energy sustainability issues. Focusing on renewable energy technologies, energy conversion, and conservation and the energy industry, the author lists the key aspects of applied energy and related studies, taking a question-based approach to the material that is useful for both undergraduate students and postgraduates who want a broad overview of energy conversion.

Selected Contents:

A solutions manual is available with qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K14763, November 2012, 361 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1017-3, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

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Introduction. Fuels in General. Fuels Classification. Fuel-Consuming Energy Systems. Stoichiometry and Thermodynamics. Chemical Kinetics of Fuel Combustion. Exhaust Emissions from the Combustion of Fuels. Combustion and Flames. Fire and Safety in Relation to Fuel Installations and Handling. Petroleum. Refining of Petroleum. Gasoline. Diesel Fuels and Some Other Liquid Fuels. Solid Fuels. Natural Gas and Other Gaseous Fuels. Alternative Fuels. Glossary. References. Index.

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Energy Engineering Electric Energy Energy Systems A New Approach to Engineering Thermodynamics Renaud Gicquel École des Mines, Paris, France

“This is a comprehensive book on energy systems with an almost encyclopedic coverage of the details of the equipment and systems involved in power production, refrigeration, and air-conditioning. The integration of technical content with advanced software allows a range of users from students who are beginning their study to those involved in research on promising cycles. From a teaching perspective, the initial focus on the system level combined with the simulation tool Thermoptim serves to quickly bring students up to speed on applications, and provides motivation for further study. This book promises to be one that engineers will keep on their desks for ready reference and study.” —John W. Mitchell, Kaiser Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

An Introduction, Third Edition Mohamed A. El-Sharkawi University of Washington, Seattle, USA Series: Power Electronics and Applications

Along with the standard topics of power electronics and electromechanical conversion, this third edition of a bestseller covers energy resources, power plants, environmental impacts of power generation, power system operation, renewable energy, and electrical safety. Focusing on issues encountered in everyday practice, the author includes examples based on real systems and data. Now in color, the text offers new and expanded coverage on the failure modes of nuclear power plants, interface and integration issues, stray voltage and impulse shocks, the circuits in wind and solar systems, smart grid technology, and more. Catalog no. K14454, November 2012, 606 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0303-8, $109.95 / £72.99 Also available as an eBook

A fresh, simple, and unorthodox textbook to the complex field of applied thermodynamics and energy systems intended for bachelor- and master-level education. Supported by excellent Thermoptim software and a wealth of support material online, this novel approach is recommended to both students and professionals.

Wind Energy Systems

Features:

Mario Garcia-Sanz

• Addresses today’s energy problems, in particular to study innovative systems with low environmental impact • Contains current information on energy technologies and the software provides a large number of fully modeled examples available for download. • Provides additional material and extended software access to instructors and students

Selected Contents: First Steps in Engineering Thermodynamics. Methodology, Thermodynamics Fundamentals, Thermoptim, Components. Main Conventional Cycles. Innovative Advanced Cycles, including Low Environmental Impact. Technological Design and Off-design Operation. Catalog no. K13708, January 2012, 1088 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-68500-9, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

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Control Engineering Design Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Constantine H. Houpis Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, USA

Presenting the latest developments in the field of advanced robust control engineering design techniques for wind turbines applications, this book introduces a concurrent engineering approach to design efficient and reliable controllers for the most critical problems of multi-megawatt wind energy systems. Exemplifying how to achieve future control challenges in new energy systems, the text also explores concurrent engineering methods, advanced quantitative (QFT) robust control techniques, and switching control strategies for critical real-world applications. Catalog no. K11158, February 2012, 631 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2179-4, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Energy Engineering

Introduction to Renewable Energy Vaughn Nelson West Texas A&M University, Canyon, USA

As the world population grows and places more demand on limited fossil fuels, renewable energy becomes more relevant as part of the solution to the impending energy dilemma. Renewable energy is now included in national policies, with goals for it to be a significant percentage of generated energy within the coming decades. A comprehensive overview, Introduction to Renewable Energy explores how we can use the sun, wind, biomass, geothermal resources, and water to generate more sustainable energy.

Features: • Covers all the major technologies and types of renewable energy • Addresses the economic considerations and life cycle analyses for implementing alternative energy systems • Explains environmental policies, standards, and incentives • Contains appendix material explaining how population growth relates to energy consumption and currently available finite natural resources

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

Kenneth M. Bryden Iowa State University, Ames, USA

Emphasizing the role of fundamental science in the engineering and design of combustion systems, this book 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.

Features: • Provides a strong foundation for design and engineering of combustion systems • Offers a combustion fundamentals-based introduction to engineering sustainable systems • Presents mathematical methods with qualitative descriptions of their use

• Includes end-of-chapter questions

• Covers gaseous, liquid, and solid fuel combustion equally, focusing on biomass fuels

Solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

• Concentrates on combustion science fundamentals reinforced by engineering applications

A comprehensive overview of renewable energy, this textbook covers energy sources, resource assessment, and applications. It includes chapters on solar thermal energy, photovoltaics, concentrating collectors, wind energy, geothermal energy, and biomass energy, as well as water energy through mini hydro, ocean waves, tides, and currents. The text discusses large and small systems for generation of electricity, including village power. It also examines institutional issues such as policies, legislation, regulations, and environmental issues, and considers economic analyses of the different renewable energies. It includes end-of-chapter questions, and a solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

• Details the latest developments in combustion engineering

Catalog no. K11553, April 2011, 408 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3449-7, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

• Integrates alternative and renewable fuel topics throughout the text • Includes numerous tables with practical data and formulae, in addition to worked examples, chapter-end problems, and references Solutions manual and additional teaching resources are available with qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction to Combustion Engineering. Basic Concepts. Combustion of Gaseous and Vaporized Fuels. Combustion of Liquid Fuels. Combustion of Solid Fuels. Appendices. 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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Energy Engineering Principles of Sustainable Energy Frank Kreith University of Colorado, Boulder, USA (retired)

Jan F. Kreider Kreider & Associates, Boulder, Colorado, USA Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

A transition from a fossil fuel-based economy to one that uses renewable energy has become inevitable; this transition will not only be an engineering challenge, but will also be an economic and environmental one. Offering an interdisciplinary, quantitative approach, Principles of Sustainable Energy presents a comprehensive overview of the major renewable energy technologies currently available, including biomass and biofuels, solar thermal conversion, photovoltaics, and wind energy conversion. Written by renowned expert Frank Kreith, the book emphasizes economics as well as energy return on investment analyses for each technology and integrates the need for energy conservation with the overall aspects of building a sustainable energy system with renewable sources. The author covers energy storage in depth, because it is considered one of the most important, and problematic, requirements for building a sustainable renewable energy system. Treatments of the economics of nuclear power and options for transportation systems are also included. The book contains worked-out example problems illustrating engineering analyses from a systems perspective and problem sets to reinforce concepts and applications. Examples and exercises relating to solar energy systems cover latitudes in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres and use current worldwide solar radiation data. But this text is not merely academic: its clearheaded look at the energy picture from the ground up, and the environmental, economic, and sustainability benefits that renewable energy systems can provide, make it a resource for government and industry as well as a text for engineering students. Catalog no. K10742, December 2010, 895 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1407-9, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

Electrical Machines with MATLAB® Second Edition Turan Gönen California State University, Sacramento, USA

Electrical Machines with MATLAB® encapsulates the invaluable insight and experience that eminent instructor Turan Gönen has acquired in almost 40 years of teaching. With simple, versatile content that separates it from other texts on electrical machines, this book is an ideal self-study tool for advanced students in electrical and other areas of engineering. In response to the often inadequate, rushed coverage of fundamentals in most basic circuit analysis books and courses, this resource is intelligently designed, easy to read, and packed with in-depth information on crucial concepts. Catalog no. K13615, November 2011, 653 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7799-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Operation and Control in Power Systems Second Edition P.S.R. Murty Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad, India

Operation and Control in Power Systems is an introductory course text for undergraduate students in electrical and mechanical engineering. In 15 chapters, it deals with the operation and control of power systems, ranging from load flow analysis to economic operation, optimal load flow, unit commitment, load frequency, interconnected systems, voltage and reactive power control, and advanced topics. Various models that are needed in analysis and control are discussed and presented throughout the book. Catalog no. K12981, June 2011 428 pp., Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-66565-0, $125.95 / £79.99

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Energy Engineering Measurement and Detection of Radiation

Photovoltaic Systems Engineering

Third Edition

Third Edition

Nicholas Tsoulfanidis

Roger A. Messenger

University of Nevada, Reno, USA

VB Engineering, Boca Raton, Florida, USA

Sheldon Landsberger The University of Texas, Austin, USA

Continuing in the tradition of its bestselling predecessors, this third edition illustrates the fundamentals of nuclear interactions and radiation detection with a multitude of examples and problems. It offers a clearly written, accessible introduction to nuclear instrumentation concepts. This edition provides a new chapter on the latest applications of radiation detection, including nuclear medicine, dosimetry, health physics, homeland security, and nuclear nonproliferation; updates numerous topics as needed; and incorporates many new references and a completely updated bibliography. Catalog no. 91859, December 2010, 518 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9185-4, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

Jerry Ventre Florida Solar Energy Center, Cocoa, Florida, USA

Thoroughly updated, the third edition of this bestseller presents a comprehensive engineering basis for photovoltaic (PV) system design and presents the what, why, and how associated with electrical, mechanical, economic, and aesthetic aspects of PV system design. Nearly all examples have been updated and are significantly more detailed than prior editions. The chapters have been rearranged to place an earlier focus on design, and the latest technology is reflected in design examples and homework problems. This edition includes additional material on incentives, structural design, and the use of ASCE 7, as well as added emphasis on array layout, wind loading, and shade analysis. Catalog no. K10154, February 2010, 527 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0292-2, $109.95 / £69.99

Introduction to Biofuels

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes

David M. Mousdale

Edited by

Beocarta Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland

Jay Cheng

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

Providing complete coverage of biofuels, this new textbook discusses the multidisciplinary study of bioenergy and the potential for replacing fossil fuels in the coming decades. Presenting numerous examples throughout the text, this book explores key technologies, including biotechnology and genetic reprogramming of microorganisms. The author also examines the future of chemistry from a broad perspective, addressing the economic, social, and environmental issues that are extremely important to any study of bioenergy as a route to sustainable development.

An introduction to fundamental principles and practical applications, this book explains the theories of biological processes, biomass materials and logistics, and conversion technologies for bioenergy products such as biogas, ethanol, butanol, biodiesel, and synthetic gases. It discusses anaerobic digestion of waste materials, bioethanol and biobutanol production from starch and cellulose, and biodiesel production from plant oils. The text also covers pretreatment technologies, enzymatic reactions, fermentation, and microbiological metabolisms and pathways. It explores the engineering principles of biomass gasification and pyrolysis and potential end-products.

Catalog no. K10607, July 2010, 455 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1207-5, $129.95 / £83.00

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Energy Engineering Electric Machines Steady State, Transients, and Design with MATLAB® Ion Boldea and Lucian Tutelea Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania

In an era of energy-versus-environment concerns, of power electronics and DSP embedded control, this book takes into account major recent developments in informatics technologies. It separates power electronics and control of electric machines, as key elements in electric energy conversion and savings, concisely and expertly exploring these devices. This comprehensive, unified treatment includes numerous worked numerical examples and a plethora of MATLAB® digital simulation codes. It covers steady state and transient operation, Finite Element (FE) analysis and optimal design of electric transformers, and permanent magnet DC brush and brushless motors and generators. Catalog no. 55720, November 2009, 797 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5572-6, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

Thermal Computations for Electronics Conductive, Radiative, and Convective Air Cooling Gordon N. Ellison Portland State University, Oregon, USA

This book covers mathematical calculation, prediction, and application methods for conductive, radiative, and convective heat transfer in electronic equipment. It provides complete mathematical derivations, supplements formulae with design plots, and offers exercise solutions and lecture aids including PDFs and downloadable Mathcad worksheets. The author covers topics such as methods for multi-surface radiation exchange, conductive heat transfer in electronics, and finite element theory with a variational calculus method explained for heat conduction. Offering mathematical descriptions of large thermal network problem formulation, he discusses theory of comprehensive thermal spreading resistance, and includes steady-state and time-dependent problems. Catalog no. K12281, November 2010, 416 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5017-6, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

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Heating and Cooling of Buildings Design for Efficiency, Revised Second Edition Jan F. Kreider, Peter S. Curtiss, and Ari Rabl Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

Retaining coverage from the original text while updating the information in electronic form, this revised second edition presents the technical basis for designing the lighting and mechanical systems of buildings. This edition offers a full chapter on economic analysis and optimization, new heating and cooling load procedures and databases, simplified procedures for ground coupled heat transfer calculations, and numerous homework problems. The CD-ROM contains an updated version of the Heating and Cooling of Buildings software program as well as electronic appendices that include over 1,000 tables in HTML format. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K10576, December 2009, 863 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1151-1, $139.95 / £89.00

The Dynamics of Energy Supply, Conversion, and Utilization Horacio Perez-Blanco The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

Assessing the existing and future possibilities of energy sources and technologies, this book helps develop competence in energy matters on three levels: basic concepts, essential computations, and dynamic modeling. It provides a complete portfolio of various energy technologies to enhance understanding of the present and enable innovative speculation about the energy future. The text contains numerical examples that further conceptual insights and uses dynamic modeling to show how different energy systems fulfill different needs in a timely manner. The accompanying CD-ROM includes VisSim™ and Simulink® examples, and a trial version of VisSim is available for download online. Catalog no. 76884, May 2009, 320 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7688-2, $125.95 / £79.99

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

Anyone who has experience with a car, bicycle, motorcycle, or train knows that the dynamic behavior of different types of vehicles and even different vehicles of the same class varies significantly. For example, stability (or instability) is one of the most intriguing and mysterious aspects of vehicle dynamics. Why do some motorcycles sometimes exhibit a wobble of the front wheel when ridden "no hands" or a dangerous weaving motion at high speed? Why does a trailer suddenly begin to oscillate over several traffic lanes just because its load distribution is different from the usual? Other questions also arise: How do humans control an inherently unstable vehicle such as a bicycle and how could a vehicle be designed or modified with an automatic control system to improve its dynamic properties? Using mainly linear vehicle dynamic models as well as discussion of nonlinear limiting effects, Vehicle Dynamics, Stability, and Control, Second Edition answers these questions and more. It illustrates the application of techniques from kinematics, rigid body dynamics, system dynamics, automatic control, stability theory, and aerodynamics to the study of the dynamic behavior of a number of vehicle types. In addition, it presents specialized topics dealing specifically with vehicle dynamics such as the force generation by pneumatic tires, railway wheels, and wings. The idea that vehicles can exhibit dangerous behavior for no obvious reason is in itself fascinating. Particularly obvious in racing situations or in speed record attempts, dynamic problems are also ubiquitous in everyday life and are often the cause of serious accidents. Using relatively simple mathematical models, the book offers a satisfying introduction to the dynamics, stability, and control of vehicles. Catalog no. K15916, January 2013, c. 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. Electronic lecture notes and a full solutions manual are available with qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K11773, September 2011, 361 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3898-3, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Design Fundamentals, Second Edition Iqbal Husain North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

Thoroughly updated, this new edition of a widely praised, bestselling book presents the design fundamentals, component sizing, and systems interactions of alternative vehicles. This edition maintains the comprehensive, systems-level perspective of electric and hybrid vehicles while covering the hybrid architectures and components of the vehicle in much greater detail. It includes new chapters on hybrid vehicle architectures and their control strategies, enhanced sections on mechanical components, and new sections on energy storage components, emission control systems, and much more. The author emphasizes technical details, mathematical relationships, and design guidelines throughout the text. Catalog no. K10593, August 2010, 523 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1175-7, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

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Aerospace Engineering Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering Travis S. Taylor

Aircraft Propulsion Edited by

U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Alabama, USA

V. Babu

Starting at basic levels, this hands-on text presents a unique perspective on the overall process of performing rocket science and becoming a rocket scientist. It discusses the history of rocket science; explains how to build, test, and fly a rocket; and elucidates the general rules and basic physics behind the design of a rocket engine. The author also covers aspects of orbital mechanics, rocket propulsion, rocket design, and rocket engineering. The text provides end-ofchapter problems as well as many real-world examples, including NASA’s Ares I and V vehicles, Orion spacecraft, and Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter.

This book focuses on fundamental concepts in propulsion, the theoretical and practical design aspects of aircraft engines, and thermodynamic aspects and analysis. Its pedagogical format enables readers to learn concepts and problem-solving and analysis techniques and then use worked examples to understand their application to practical situations in propulsion. Some exercises use thrust calculations based exclusively on military and commercial aircraft engines. The book also introduces advanced concepts on ramjets and scramjets to facilitate advanced studies in propulsion. Written for undergraduate and first-year graduate students in mechanical and aerospace engineering, this book is also useful for scientists and engineers.

Features:

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

• Presents a unique perspective on the overall process of performing rocket science and becoming a rocket scientist starting at basic levels

Selected Contents:

• Explains how to build, test, and fly a rocket

Basics of Compressible One Dimensional Flows: Compressibility of Fluids. Compressible and Incompressible Flows. Perfect Gas Equation of State. Calorically Perfect Gas. Governing Equations. Acoustic Wave Propagation Speed...and more

• Elucidates the general rules and basic physics behind the design of a rocket engine • Discusses the history of rocket science from ancient times to the modern era • Covers aspects of orbital mechanics, rocket propulsion, rocket design, and rocket engineering • Provides end-of-chapter problems as well as many real-world examples, including NASA’s Ares I and V vehicles, Orion spacecraft, and Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: What Are Rockets? Why Are Rockets Needed? How Do Rockets Work? How Do Rocket Engines Work? Are All Rockets the Same? How Do We Test Rockets? Are We Thinking Like Rocket Scientists and Engineers? Suggested Reading for Rocket Scientists and Engineers. Index. Catalog no. 75284, February 2009, 314 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7528-1, $99.95 / £64.99

Introduction: Thrust. Modes of thrust generation. Types of aircraft engines.

Basics of Turbomachinery: Euler’s turbomachinery equation. Relationship between the fluid mechanics and thermodynamics of turbomachinery process. Blade design parameters...and more Basics of Combustion Thermodynamics: Enthalpy of formation and sensible enthalpy. Properties of ideal gas mixtures. Combustion stoichiometry. Enthalpy of combustion and calorific value. Adiabatic flame temperature...and more The Turbojet Engine: Operation of a Turbojet Engine. Afterburning Turbojet Engine. The Turbofan Engine: Concept of Bypass Engine. Transonic Fan Stage. Operation of a turbofan engine. Thrust Calculations: Derivation of expression for thrust and TSFC. Thermodynamics of an ideal turbojet engine. Thermodynamics of an ideal turbojet engine with afterburning. Component efficiencies. Calculation of thrust and TSFC for a turbojet engine. Thermodynamics of an ideal turbofan engine. Component efficiency – turbofan engine...and more Ramjet and Scramjet Engine: Supersonic intakes. Ramjet engine. Scramjet engine Catalog no. N10101, June 2009, 212 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1271-6, $146.95 / £94.00

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Aerospace Engineering Classical Feedback Control

Optimal and Robust Control

With MATLAB® and Simulink®, Second Edition

Advanced Topics with MATLAB®

Boris J. Lurie and Paul J. Enright

Luigi Fortuna and Mattia Frasca

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA Series: Automation and Control Engineering

This second edition textbook describes the design and implementation of high-performance feedback controllers for engineering systems. It emphasizes the frequency-domain design and methods based on Bode integrals, loop shaping, and nonlinear dynamic compensation. The authors include many problems and offer practical applications, illustrations, and plots with MATLAB® simulation and design examples. This text contains homework problems accompanied by actual solutions. Examples include case studies and realworld situations.

Features: • Includes problems with selected answers

Edited by

University of Catania, Italy

Assuming only a basic knowledge of automatic control and signals and systems, 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

• Serves as a tutorial on frequency response methods • Uses optical responses (best performance) in the Bode Methods • Shows how Bode methods are used to elicit optimal responses in multivariable systems and pre-filters (loop and input responses) • Offers real examples that demonstrate how to use specific methods to prove optimal performances

Selected Contents: Feedback and Sensitivity. Feedforward, Multiloop and MIMO Systems. Frequency Response Methods. Shaping the Loop Frequency Response. Compensator Design. Analog Controller Implementation. Linear Links and System Simulation. Introduction to Alternative Methods of Controller Design. Adaptive Systems. Provision of Global Stability. Describing Functions. Process Instability. Multiwindow Controllers. Appendices. Catalog no. K12752, October 2011, 564 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6017-5, $125.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence Tapan K. Sengupta Indian Institute of Technology 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, upto-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

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Thermodynamics

Diffusion and Mass Transfer James S. Vrentas and Christine M. Vrentas

The Principles of Thermodynamics N.D. Hari Dass

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

Chennai Mathematical Institute, Siruseri, Tamilnadu, India

A proper understanding of diffusion and mass transfer theory is critical for obtaining correct solutions to many transport problems. Diffusion and Mass Transfer presents a comprehensive summary of the theoretical aspects of diffusion and mass transfer and applies that theory to obtain detailed solutions for a large number of important problems. Particular attention is paid to various aspects of polymer behavior, including polymer diffusion, sorption in polymers, and volumetric behavior of polymer–solvent systems.

The book is about thermodynamics, which is the science of how heat affects bodies. The book starts with the primitive notions of heat and temperature, and systematically develops all the major principles governing this science. It then discusses a number of applications, like osmotic pressure, believed to be behind the way plants and trees pump water, the way solids melt and liquids boil, and more.

The book first covers the five elements necessary to formulate and solve mass transfer problems, that is, conservation laws and field equations, boundary conditions, constitutive equations, parameters in constitutive equations, and mathematical methods that can be used to solve the partial differential equations commonly encountered in mass transfer problems. Jump balances, Green’s function solution methods, and the free-volume theory for the prediction of self-diffusion coefficients for polymer–solvent systems are among the topics covered. The authors then use those elements to analyze a wide variety of mass transfer problems, including bubble dissolution, polymer sorption and desorption, dispersion, impurity migration in plastic containers, and utilization of polymers in drug delivery. The text offers detailed solutions, along with some theoretical aspects, for numerous processes including viscoelastic diffusion, moving boundary problems, diffusion and reaction, membrane transport, wave behavior, sedimentation, drying of polymer films, and chromatography. Presenting diffusion and mass transfer from both engineering and fundamental science perspectives, this book can be used as a text for a graduate-level course as well as a reference text for research in diffusion and mass transfer. The book includes mass transfer effects in polymers, which are very important in many industrial processes. The attention given to the proper setup of numerous problems along with the explanations and use of mathematical solution methods will help readers in properly analyzing mass transfer problems.

It develops, in a way that can be comprehended by a wide audience, subtle notions like entropy with which we can tell whether atoms in a body, which we cannot see at all, are behaving in an orderly or disorderly manner. It is the behavior of this entropy that also explains why we never get younger, only older! Many learning tools like examples, problems to work on, are added to provide a systematic aid to those wishing to master this science. This single book will act as a complete text book to students, complete manual to teachers, and an inclusive source of reference to experts and teachers.

Selected Contents: The Primitives: Heat and Temperature. The First Law of Thermodynamics. In Search of Perfection: Perfect Refrigerators and Perfect Heat Engines. The Carnot Cycle - The Turing Machine of Thermodynamics. The Second Law of Thermodynamics and A Curious Entity Called Entropy. Reversible and Irreversible Processes. Free Expansion of An Ideal Gas: Non-equilibrium Par Excellence. Fundamental Equations: Entropy and Energy Representations. Maxwell Relations and Thermodynamic Potentials. Some Applications. Van derWaal Gas, its phases and the Maxwell Construction. Thermodynamics of Dilute Solutions. Phases and Their Coexistence. Thermodynamics of Magnetic Systems. Approach to Absolute Zero. Entropy Constants. Thermodynamics Everywhere. Catalog no. K14872, May 2013, c. 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1208-5, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics Heat Exchangers Selection, Rating, and Thermal Design, Third Edition Sadik Kakaç, Hongtan Liu. and Anchasa Pramuanjaroenkij Heat exchangers are essential in a wide range of engineering applications, including power plants, automobiles, airplanes, process and chemical industries, and heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Revised and updated with new problem sets and examples, Heat Exchangers: Selection, Rating, and Thermal Design, Third Edition presents a systematic treatment of the various types of heat exchangers, focusing on selection, thermal-hydraulic design, and rating.

Topics discussed include:

Elements of Heat Transfer Ethirajan Rathakrishnan Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Written for chemical, mechanical, and aerospace engineering students taking courses on heat and mass transfer, this textbook presents the basics and proceeds to the required theory and its application aspects. Major topics covered include conduction, convection, radiation, boiling, heat exchangers, and mass transfer and are explained in a detailed, to-thepoint 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.

• Classification of heat exchangers according to different criteria • Basic design methods for sizing and rating of heat exchangers • Single-phase forced convection correlations in channels • Pressure drop and pumping power for heat exchangers and their piping circuit • Design solutions for heat exchangers subject to fouling • Double-pipe heat exchanger design methods • Correlations for the design of two-phase flow heat exchangers • Thermal design methods and processes for shell-and-tube, compact, and gasketed-plate heat exchangers • Thermal design of condensers and evaporators

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This third edition contains two new chapters. Micro/Nano Heat Transfer explores the thermal design fundamentals for microscale heat exchangers and the enhancement heat transfer for applications to heat exchanger design with nanofluids. It also examines single-phase forced convection correlations as well as flow friction factors for microchannel flows for heat transfer and pumping power calculations. Polymer Heat Exchangers introduces an alternative design option for applications hindered by the operating limitations of metallic heat exchangers. The appendices provide the thermophysical properties of various fluids.

Catalog no. K13693, March 2012, 549 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7891-0, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

• Offers detailed descriptions of heat transfer theory and related applications • Includes numerical examples • Provides end-of-chapter problems • Provides additional homework problems A solutions manual and PowerPoint slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Basic Concepts and Definitions. Conduction Heat Transfer. One-dimensional, Steady-State Conduction. Unsteady Heat Conduction. Convection Heat Transfer. Radiation Heat Transfer. Mass Transfer. Boiling and Condensation. 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. Catalog no. K12267, March 2012, 631 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4990-3, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics Nuclear Systems Volume I, Thermal Hydraulic Fundamentals, Second Edition Neil E. Todreas and Mujid S Kazimi Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

Nuclear power is in the midst of a generational change—with new reactor designs, plant subsystems, fuel concepts, and other information that must be explained and explored—and after the 2011 Japan disaster, nuclear reactor technologies are, of course, front and center in the public eye. Written by leading experts from MIT, Nuclear Systems Volume I: Thermal Hydraulic Fundamentals, Second Edition provides an in-depth introduction to nuclear power, with a focus on thermal hydraulic design and analysis of the nuclear core. A close examination of new developments in nuclear systems, this book will help readers—particularly students—to develop the knowledge and design skills required to improve the next generation of nuclear reactors. Includes a CD-ROM with Extensive Tables for Computation

Intended for experts and senior undergraduate/earlystage graduate students, the material addresses:

Introduction to Thermal and Fluid Engineering Allan D. Kraus James R. Welty Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA

Abdul Aziz Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, USA Series: Heat Transfer

Introduction to Thermal and Fluid Engineering combines coverage of basic thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer for a one- or two-term course for a variety of engineering majors. The book covers fundamental concepts, definitions, and models in the context of engineering examples and case studies. It carefully explains the methods used to evaluate changes in equilibrium, mass, energy, and other measurable properties, most notably temperature. It then also discusses techniques used to assess the effects of those changes on large, multi-component systems in areas ranging from mechanical, civil, and environmental engineering to electrical and computer technologies. Includes a motivational student study guide on CD to promote successful evaluation of energy systems

• Thermodynamics

This material helps readers optimize problem solving using practices to determine equilibrium limits and entropy, as well as track energy forms and rates of progress for processes in both closed and open thermodynamic systems. Presenting a variety of system examples, tables, and charts to reinforce understanding, the book includes coverage of:

• Fluid flow

• How automobile and aircraft engines work

• Heat transfer

• Construction of steam power plants and refrigeration systems

• Different types of reactors • Core and plant performance measures • Fission energy generation and deposition • Conservation equations

Imparting a wealth of knowledge, including their longtime experience with the safety aspects of nuclear installations, authors Todreas and Kazimi stress the integration of fluid flow and heat transfer, various reactor types, and energy source distribution. They cover recent nuclear reactor concepts and systems, including Generation III+ and IV reactors, as well as new power cycles. The book features new chapter problems and examples using concept parameters, and a solutions manual is available with qualifying course adoption.

• Gas and vapor power processes and systems • Application of fluid statics, buoyancy, and stability, and the flow of fluids in pipes and machinery • Heat transfer and thermal control of electronic components Catalog no. 88084, September 2011, 972 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8808-3, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics Thermodynamics for Engineers Second Edition Kaufui Vincent Wong University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

This second edition presents a comprehensive treatment of classical engineering thermodynamics to prepare engineering students for professional practice. Accessible and cohesive, the book exposes readers to the "big picture" of thermodynamics, and its streamlined presentation allows glimpses into important concepts and methods rarely offered by texts at this level. This edition includes a new chapter on thermodynamic property relations as well as updated, expanded problem sets. Catalog no. K12033, August 2011, 450 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4559-2, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Thermodynamics and Energy Systems Analysis Volume Two, Solved Problems and Exercises Lucien Borel, Daniel Favrat, Dinh Lan Nguyen, and Magdi Batato This book illustrates the basic concepts of phenomenological thermodynamics and how to move from theory to practice by considering problems in the fields of thermodynamics and energy-systems analysis. Many subjects are handled from an energetics or exergetics angle: calorimeters, evaporators, condensers, flow meters, sub or supersonic nozzles, ejectors, compressors, pumps, turbines, combustion processes, heaters, smoke stacks, cooling towers, motors, turbo-reactors, heat pumps, air conditioning, thermo-electrical generators, energy storage, and more. Catalog no. N10515, February 2012, 500 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9470-5, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Advanced Thermodynamics Engineering Second Edition

Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer

Kalyan Annamalai

Fifth Edition

Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

John R. Howell

Ishwar K. Puri Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA

Milind A. Jog University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Series: Computational Mechanics and Applied Analysis

Designed for readers who need to understand and apply the engineering physics of thermodynamic concepts, this volume features physical explanations along with mathematical equations so that the principles can be applied to real-world problems. Employing almost 300 illustrations to enhance clarity, the book first presents the phenomenological approach to a problem and then delves into the details. It uses a self-teaching format, foregoing esoteric material in favor of concrete examples and applications.

University of Texas, Austin, USA

Robert Siegel Heat Transfer Consultant, Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA

M. Pinar Menguc University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA

Providing a comprehensive overview of the radiative behavior and properties of materials, this book describes the physics of radiative transfer, methods for developing analysis, and various mathematical and numerical techniques. The fifth edition of this classic textbook includes four new chapters on inverse methods, electromagnetic theory, scattering, and absorption by particles, and near-field radiative transfer. Catalog no. K10138, September 2010, 987 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0533-6, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K10287, March 2011, 1142 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0572-5, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics Heat Conduction Using Green’s Functions Second Edition Kevin D. Cole, James V. Beck, A. Haji-Sheikh, and Bahman Litkouhi Series in Computational Methods and Physical Processes in Mechanics and Thermal Sciences

Chronicling the authors’ continued search for new Green’s functions (GFs) and novel ways to apply them to heat conduction, this book organizes the solution of heat conduction and diffusion problems through the use of GFs. This second edition expands the introduction to steady and unsteady GFs; adds new sections on the Dirac-delta function, convergence speed of series solutions, the importance of alternate GF, and intrinsic verification; and includes a discussion of the eigenfunction expansion method. A companion website provides a useful web-searchable collection of GFs. Catalog no. K10695, July 2010, 663 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1354-6, $159.95 / £84.00 Also available as an eBook

Thermodynamics and Energy Systems Analysis From Energy to Exergy Lucien Borel and Daniel Favrat

Heat Transfer Thermal Management of Electronics Younes Shabany Flextronics Corporation, California, USA

This volume begins with coverage of the basic knowledge necessary to understand and solve simple electronic cooling problems, then explores details on heat transfer fundamentals to give the reader a deeper understanding of associated physics. Next, the author describes experimental and numerical techniques and tools used in a typical thermal design process and follows with a chapter on some advanced cooling techniques. With its comprehensive coverage of thermal design, this book helps engineers to develop the necessary expertise in thermal management of electronics, and to move a step closer to being a multidisciplinary engineer. Catalog no. K10756, December 2009, 523 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1467-3, $139.95 / £89.00

Mechanisms of Diffusional Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys H.I. Aaronson Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Faculty of Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne

M. Enomoto

Carefully designed to teach thermodynamics to engineers, this book focuses on the phenomena of irreversibility and the notion of entropy. It also presents a general theory of exergy, with methods of analyses that allow engineers to master problems of current interest in the field of energy management. The authors illustrate practical aspects of the theory by describing specific applications such as combustion chambers, turbines, compressors, heat pumps, fuel cells, refrigeration, and more.

J.K. Lee

Catalog no. N10238, June 2010, 800 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3516-6, $129.95 / £82.00

Ibaraki University, Hitachi city, Japan Michigan Technological University, Houghton, USA

Based on the lecture notes of the renowned Hubert I. Aaronson, this text details the fundamental principles of phase transformations in metals and alloys upon which steel and other metals industries are based. Instead of relying strictly on a pedagogical approach, it documents the evolution of phase transformation concepts, demonstrating how the field continues to meet new challenges. The authors present topics by describing a phenomenon and then following up with a corresponding hypothesis or alternative explanation. Catalog no. 62999, May 2010, 685 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6299-1, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics

Physical Chemistry for Engineering and Applied Sciences

Engineering Heat Transfer Third Edition William S. Janna The University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Frank R. Foulkes

Series: Heat Transfer

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. The enrollment varied from 300 to 800 students per year over the years. The 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.

This updated edition of a perennial bestseller offers a simplified presentation of an abstract topic. An abundance of drawings, graphs, examples, and problems amplify theory and show how derived equations are used to model physical problems. This classic text covers practical applications in a way that de-emphasizes mathematical techniques but preserves physical interpretation of heat transfer fundamentals and modeling of heat transfer phenomena. End-of-chapter problems proceed from short simple confidence builders to difficult ones that help readers develop a rigorous approach to problem solving.

Catalog no. K15157, September 2012, 703 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1846-9, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Statistical Thermodynamics Understanding the Properties of Macroscopic Systems Lukong Cornelius Fai University of Dschang, Cameroon and The Abdus Salam International Centre For Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy

Matthew Wysin Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA

Presenting a look at the modern evolution of statistical thermodynamics, 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. 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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Thermodynamics From Concepts to Applications, Second Edition Arthur Shavit and Chaim Gutfinger Israeli Institute of Technology, Haifa

Most thermodynamics texts on the market present material that is too sophisticated for newcomers to the field. This second edition of Thermodynamics continues to provide an accessible introduction to thermodynamics, which maintains an appropriate rigor to prepare newcomers for subsequent, more advanced topics. The book presents a logical methodology for solving problems in the context of conservation laws and property tables or equations. For those just beginning their studies in the field, Thermodynamics, Second Edition provides the core fundamentals in a rigorous, accurate, and accessible presentation. Catalog no. 73680, December 2008, 642 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7368-3, $146.95 / £94.00

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

This classroom-tested text incorporates the variational formulation of mechanical models based on the principle of virtual work (PVW). All models are presented following the same sequence of steps, including kinematics, strain measurement, rigid body deformation, internal and external work, equilibrium, constitutive equations, and structural design. This presentation allows readers to establish a logical sequence for treating any mechanical problem. The author offers stepby-step explanations of the limitations and strengths of mechanical models and includes many real-world examples. MATLAB® programs are supplied to run the examples.

Features: • Formulates and approximates solid mechanical models starting from simple cases and proceeding to more complex nonlinear problems • Offers an integrated approach of mechanical models, finite element approximation, and applications using MATLAB • Includes many exercises and real-world examples of mechanical models A solutions manual is available upon qualified course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction. Equilibrium of Particles and Rigid Bodies. Bars in Traction and Compression. Shafts with Circular and Noncircular Cross Sections. Beams (Euler-Bernoulli Beam). Beams with Shear Effect (Timoshenko Beam). General Beams. High-Order Shape Functions, Mapping, and Numerical Integration. Plates (Kirchhoff Plate). Plates with Shear Effect (Reissner-Mindlin Plate). Variational Formulation and Approximation of Mechanical Models. Solids. Nonlinear Transient Structural Models. Catalog no. K12742, May 2013, c. 700 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6001-4, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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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

A popular text in its first edition, Mechanics of Solids and Structures serves as a course text for the senior/graduate (fourth or fifth year) courses/modules in the mechanics of solid/advanced strength of materials, offered in aerospace, civil, engineering science, and mechanical engineering departments. Now, Mechanics of Solid and Structure, Second Edition presents the latest developments in computational methods that have revolutionized the field, while retaining all of the basic principles and foundational information needed for mastering advanced engineering mechanics. Key changes to the second edition include full-color illustrations throughout, web-based computational material, and the addition of a new chapter on the energy methods of structural mechanics. Using authoritative, yet accessible language, the authors explain the construction of expressions for both total potential energy and complementary potential energy associated with structures. They explore how the principles of minimal total potential energy and complementary energy provide the means to obtain governing equations of the structure, as well as a means to determine point forces and displacements with ease using Castigliano’s Theorems I and II. The material presented in this chapter also provides a deeper understanding of the finite element method, the most popular method for solving structural mechanics problems. Integrating computer techniques and programs into the body of the text, all chapters offer exercise problems for further understanding. Several appendices provide examples, answers to select problems, and opportunities for investigation into complementary topics. Listings of computer programs discussed are available on the CRC Press website. Catalog no. K12712, June 2012, 705 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5814-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics

Fundamentals of Biomechanics Ronald L. Huston

Mechanics of Machinery

University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Mahmoud A. Mostafa

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 then 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.

Mechanics of Machinery describes the analysis of machines, covering both the graphical and analytical methods for examining the kinematics and dynamics of mechanisms with low and high pairs. This text, developed and updated from a version published in 1973, includes analytical analysis for all topics discussed, allowing for the use of math software for fast, precise analysis. The chapters include the following:

Features: • Reviews human anatomy and basic terminology • Includes an extensive glossary and references in each chapter • Presents illustrations and tables for clarification • Provides end-of-chapter problems and examples to test assimilation

Selected Contents: Introduction. Review of Human Anatomy and Some Basic Terminology. Methods of Analysis I: Review of Vectors, Dyadics, Matrices, and Determinants. Methods of Analysis II: Forces and Force Systems. Methods of Analysis III: Mechanics of Materials. Methods of Analysis IV: Modeling of Biosystems. Tissue Biomechanics. Kinematical Preliminaries: Fundamental Equations. Kinematic Preliminaries: Inertia Force Considerations. Human Body Inertia Properties. Kinematics of Human Body Models. Kinetics of Human Body Models. Dynamics of Human Body Models. Numerical Methods. Simulations and Applications. Catalog no. K14776, April 2013, c. 512 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1037-1, $99.95 / £63.99

University of Alexandria, Egypt

• Introduction of various mechanisms—such as four-revolute-pairs chain, double-slider, and compound mechanisms—and their motions and functions, with analytical analysis of each one • Velocities and accelerations in mechanisms, using graphical and analytical analysis • Analysis of sliding links using a theory developed by the author, which replaces the Coriolis component and is generally easier to apply • Discussion of cams, with an emphasis on factors affecting cam design, such as the pressure angle and the radius of curvature • The geometry and kinematics of a wide range of gears • Force analysis in mechanisms—namely, static force, friction force, and dynamic force analysis • Balancing machines, specifically rotating parts and reciprocating parts, as well as in-place balancing using vibration measurements A reference for both students and professionals in mechanical engineering, this informative text offers a deeper understanding of kinematics and related applications. It also supplies the fundamentals to enable readers to apply procedures to problems they may encounter in the future.

Selected Contents: Mechanisms. Velocities and Accelerations. Cams. Spur Gears. Helical, Worm, and Bevel Gears. Gear Trains. Force Analysis. Balancing. Bibliography. Index. Catalog no. K15535, November 2012, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5946-2, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics Ultrasonic and Electromagnetic NDE for Structure and Material Characterization

Microhydrodynamics and Complex Fluids

Engineering and Biomedical Applications

Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France

Edited by

Tribikram Kundu The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Most books on nondestructive evaluation (NDE) focus either on the theoretical background or on advanced applications. Bridging the gap between the two, Ultrasonic and Electromagnetic NDE for Structure and Material Characterization: Engineering and Biomedical Applications brings together the principles, equations, and applications of ultrasonic and electromagnetic NDE in a single, authoritative resource. This is also one of the first books to incorporate a number of popular NDE methods based on electromagnetic techniques.

Combines Engineering and Biological Material Characterization Techniques in One Book The book begins with the relevant fundamentals of mechanics and electromagnetic theory, derives the basic equations, and then, step by step, covers stateof-the-art topics and applications of ultrasonic and electromagnetic NDE that are at the forefront of research. These include engineering, biological, and clinical applications such as structural health monitoring, acoustic microscopy, the characterization of biological cells, and terahertz imaging.

Covers Numerous Applications of Ultrasonic and Electromagnetic Techniques—from the Traditional to the Advanced Written in plain language by some of the world’s leading experts, the book includes worked-out examples and exercises that make this an outstanding resource for coursework. The coverage of traditional and advanced NDE applications also appeals to practicing engineers and researchers. Solutions manual and figure slides to enhance classroom PowerPoint® presentations available with qualifying course adoption

Dominique BarthèsBiesel A self-contained textbook, Microhydrodynamics and Complex Fluids deals with the main phenomena that occur in slow, inertialess viscous flows often encountered in various industrial, biophysical, and natural processes. It examines a wide range of situations, from flows in thin films, porous media, and narrow channels to flows around suspended particles. Each situation is illustrated with examples that can be solved analytically so that the main physical phenomena are clear. It also discusses a range of numerical modeling techniques. Two chapters deal with the flow of complex fluids, presented first with the formal analysis developed for the mechanics of suspensions and then with the phenomenological tools of non-Newtonian fluid mechanics. All concepts are presented simply, with no need for complex mathematical tools. End-of-chapter exercises and exam problems help you test yourself. Dominique Barthès-Biesel has taught this subject for over 15 years and is well known for her contributions to low Reynolds number hydrodynamics. Building on the basics of continuum mechanics, this book is ideal for graduate students specializing in chemical or mechanical engineering, material science, bioengineering, and physics of condensed matter. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Fundamental Principles. General Properties of Stokes Flows. Two-Dimensional Stokes Flow. Lubrication Flows. Free Surface Films. Motion of a Solid Particle in a Fluid. Flow of Bubbles and Droplets. General Solutions of the Stokes Equations. Introduction to Suspension Mechanics. O(Re) Correction to Some Stokes Solutions. Non-Newtonian Fluids. Appendix A Notations. Appendix B Curvilinear Coordinates. Bibliography. Index. Catalog no. K13875, June 2012, 255 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8196-5, $129.95 / £78.99 Also available as an eBook

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 The Mechanical and Thermodynamical Theory of Plasticity Mehrdad Negahban University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Born out of 15 years of courses and lectures on continuum mechanics, nonlinear mechanics, continuum thermodynamics, viscoelasticity, plasticity, crystal plasticity, and thermodynamic plasticity, The Mechanical and Thermodynamical Theory of Plasticity represents one of the most extensive and in-depth treatises on the mechanical and thermodynamical aspects of plastic and visicoplastic flow. Suitable for student readers and experts alike, it offers a clear and comprehensive presentation of multi-dimensional continuum thermodynamics to both aid in initial understanding and introduce and explore advanced topics. Covering a wide range of foundational subjects and presenting unique insights into the unification of disparate theories and practices, this book offers an extensive number of problems, figures, and examples to help the reader grasp the subject from many levels. Starting from one-dimensional axial motion in bars, the book builds a clear understanding of mechanics and continuum thermodynamics during plastic flow. This approach makes it accessible and applicable for a varied audience, including students and experts from engineering mechanics, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, and materials science. Solutions manual on CD available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Plasticity in the 1-D bar. Vectors and tensors. Describing motion, deformation, and temperature. Elastic, plastic, and thermal deformation. Traction, stress, and heat flux. Balance laws and jump conditions. Infinitesimal plasticity. Solutions for Infinitesimal plasticity. First-gradient thermomechanical materials. Elastic and thermoelastic solids. Finite deformation mechanical theory of plasticity. Thermoplastic solids. Viscoelastic solids. Ratedependent plasticity. Crystal plasticity. Appendices: A Representation of functions. B Representation for fourth-order constants. C Basic equations. Index. Catalog no. 7230, April 2012, 784 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7230-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

The Finite Element Method for Mechanics of Solids with ANSYS Applications Ellis H. Dill Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA Advances in Engineering Series

While the finite element method (FEM) has become the standard technique used to solve static and dynamic problems associated with structures and machines, ANSYS software has developed into the engineer’s software of choice to model and numerically solve those problems. An invaluable tool to help engineers master and optimize analysis, The Finite Element Method for Mechanics of Solids with ANSYS Applications explains the foundations of FEM in detail, enabling engineers to use it properly to analyze stress and interpret the output of a finite element computer program such as ANSYS. Illustrating presented theory with a wealth of practical examples, this book covers topics including: • Essential background on solid mechanics (including small- and large-deformation elasticity, plasticity, and viscoelasticity) and mathematics • Advanced finite element theory and associated fundamentals, with examples • Use of ANSYS to derive solutions for problems that deal with vibration, wave propagation, fracture mechanics, plates and shells, and contact Totally self-contained, this text presents step-by-step instructions on how to use ANSYS Parametric Design Language (APDL) and the ANSYS Workbench to solve problems involving static/dynamic structural analysis (both linear and non-linear) and heat transfer, among other areas. It will quickly become a welcome addition to any engineering library, equally useful to students and experienced engineers alike.

Selected Contents: Finite Element Concepts. Linear Elasticity. Triangular Elements For The Plane Problem. The Four Node Quadrilateral and Other Elements. Plasticity. Viscoelasticity. Dynamic Analysis. Fracture Mechanics. Finite Displacements. Bending of Plates and Shells. Constraints And Contact. Heat Conduction in Elastic Solids. Appendix. Catalog no. K12048, August 2011, 508 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4583-7, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics

Third Edition

Structural Analysis of Polymeric Composite Materials

Ronald F. Gibson

Second Edition

University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Mark E. Tuttle

Series: Dekker Mechanical Engineering

University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Principles of Composite Material Mechanics, Third Edition presents a unique blend of classical and contemporary mechanics of composites technologies. While continuing to cover classical methods, this edition also includes frequent references to current stateof-the-art composites technology and research findings.

Structural Analysis of Polymeric Composite Materials, Second Edition introduces the mechanics of composite materials and structures and combines classical lamination theory with macromechanical failure principles for prediction and optimization of composite structural performance. It addresses topics such as high-strength fibers, manufacturing techniques, commercially available compounds, and the behavior of anisotropic, orthotropic, and transversely isotropic materials and structures subjected to complex loading.

Principles of Composite Material Mechanics

New to the Third Edition • Many new worked-out example problems, homework problems, figures, and references • An appendix on matrix concepts and operations • Coverage of particle composites, nanocomposites, nanoenhancement of conventional fiber composites, and hybrid multiscale composites • Expanded coverage of finite element modeling and test methods Easily accessible to students, this popular bestseller incorporates the most worked-out example problems and exercises of any available textbook on mechanics of composite materials. It offers a rich, comprehensive, and up-to-date foundation for students to begin their work in composite materials science and engineering. Solutions manual and PowerPoint slides available for qualifying instructors

Selected Contents: Introduction. Lamina Stress–Strain Relationships. Effective Moduli of a Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Lamina. Strength of a Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Lamina. Analysis of Lamina Hygrothermal Behavior. Analysis of a Discontinuously Reinforced Lamina. Analysis of Laminates. Analysis of Viscoelastic and Dynamic Behavior. Analysis of Fracture. Mechanical Testing of Composites and Their Constituents. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K12275, September 2011, 683 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5005-3, $115.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

Emphasizing the macromechanical (structural) level over micromechanical issues and analyses, this unique book integrates effects of environment at the outset to establish a coherent and updated knowledge base. In addition, each chapter includes example problems to illustrate the concepts presented.

Simplifying complicated equations, this book helps engineers to: • Calculate the stresses near elliptical holes in multi-angle composite laminates induced by an arbitrary combination of in-plane loads— information new to this edition • Determine the axial stiffness and flexural rigidity of thin-walled composite beams • Understand the effect of external loading, temperature variation, and moisture on composite materials • Predict transverse deflections and buckling response of multi-angle composite laminates • Study failure of multi-angle composite laminates due to monotonic fatigue loadings • Analyze stress and strains induced by the combined effects of stress, temperature, and moisture Updated with new examples, problems, and improved flow, this second edition includes a solutions manual and implementation software upon qualifying course adoption Catalog no. K13483, December 2012, 668 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7512-4, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics Engineering Design with Polymers and Composites Second Edition James C. Gerdeen, PhD, PE and Ronald A.L. Rorrer, PhD, PE University of Colorado, Denver, USA

With new chapters on polymer fusing, rapid prototyping, and piezoelectric polymers, this second edition provides one of the only textbooks on the analysis and design of mechanical components made from polymer materials. It explains how to create polymer materials to meet design specifications. The authors describe modern design concepts for selecting polymers and composites for design applications. They also present computer methods for choosing polymer materials from a database, for optimal design, and for laminated plate design.

Features: • Discusses the material behavior and design techniques for polymers, which are different than those for typical metals • Explores how to save the weight and cost of materials to support a sustainable future with diminishing resources • Describes how to select the best polymer material for various applications • Explains how to save time and money by making polymer prototypes • Illustrates laminate analysis with MATLAB® and Octave • Includes real-world examples and end-of-chapter problems A solutions manual is available with qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction. Mechanical Properties of Polymers. Viscoelastic Behavior of Polymers. Creep and Fatigue Failure. Impact Strength and Fracture Toughness. Selection of Polymers for Design Applications. Design Applications of Some Polymers. Composite Material Mechanics. Composite Laminate Failure. Polymer Processing. Adhesion of Polymers and Composites. Polymer Fusing and Other Assembly Techniques. Tribology of Polymers and Composites. Damping and Isolation with Polymers and Composites. Rapid Prototyping with Polymers. Piezoelectric Polymers. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K12777, December 2011, 420 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6052-6, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

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Parallel Robots Mechanics and Control Hamid Taghirad K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Using a systematic approach and illustrative examples, this book examines dynamic and control for parallel robotics through three methods—Newton-Euler, principle of virtual work, and Lagrange formulations. It also presents a method for formulating dynamics equations into closed form, leading to more tractable dynamics matrices and easier verification. The author presents a concise overview of kinematic, static, and singularity analysis that should be required in any text on parallel robotics. The book also contains numerous case studies to empower readers to implement controllers in challenging situations. Catalog no. K15389, February 2013, c. 543 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5576-1, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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

Suitable for any core physics program, this textbook provides a problem-based approach to accompany advanced courses in continuous media. There are several texts covering basic theory but this book presents the subject through examples and problems with basic theory and background material introduced at the start of each chapter. An invaluable companion text for students in advanced physics and engineering courses, it includes problems from many application areas to enable students to thoroughly grasp what is a heavily mathematical course. Catalog no. K15116, March 2013 c. 260 pp., Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4665-1763-9, $59.95 / £38.99 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics

Classical Mechanics Second Edition Tai L. Chow California State University, West Monte Vista, USA

This book presents a complete account of the classical mechanics of particles and systems for physics students at the advanced undergraduate level. It evolved from a set of lecture notes for a course on the subject taught by the author at California State University, Stanislaus, for many years. It assumes the reader has been exposed to a calculus-based general physics course and a course in calculus. No prior knowledge of differential equations is required. Differential equations and new mathematical methods are developed in the text as the occasion demands. Catalog no. K16463, April 2013, c. 712 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6998-0, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Experimental Techniques in Materials and Mechanics C. Suryanarayana University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Bridging the gap between lecture and lab, this text provides a detailed yet easy-to-follow treatment of various techniques useful for characterizing the structure and mechanical properties of materials. With an emphasis on techniques most commonly used in laboratories, the book enables readers to understand practical aspects of the methods and derive the maximum possible information from the experimental results. Background information and essential concepts are explained in an easy-to-understand way. Along with numerous illustrations and micrographs, each chapter includes worked-out examples, lab experiments, exercises, and references. Catalog no. K11004, June 2011, 468 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1904-3, $125.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

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Physics of Continuous Matter Second Edition, Exotic and Everyday Phenomena in the Macroscopic World B. Lautrup The Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

This text provides an introduction to the basic ideas of continuum physics and their application to a wealth of macroscopic phenomena. It emphasizes the importance of understanding the physical principles behind equations and the conditions underlying approximations. This edition includes three new chapters on elasticity of slender rods, energy, and entropy. It also offers more illustrations, improved physics arguments and mathematical presentations, and expanded problem sets. Ancillary materials can be found on a companion website. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. C7007, March 2011, 696 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7700-1, $83.95 / £38.99 Also available as an eBook

Simulation of Dynamic Systems with MATLAB® and Simulink® Second Edition Harold Klee and Randal Allen University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Employing the widely adopted MATLAB® and Simulink® software packages, this book offers the scientific and engineering communities integrated coverage of continuous simulation and the essential prerequisites in one resource. This text takes the reader through the process of converting a mathematical model of a continuous or discrete system into a simulation model, exploring source code implementation to convey the dynamic behavior of systems. A textbook that is useful as a professional reference, the second edition expands coverage of common nonlinearities and introduces the Kalman filter. Catalog no. K11660, February 2011, 815 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3673-6, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity

Introduction to Composite Materials Design

Second Edition

Second Edition

Richard B. Hetnarski

Ever J. Barbero

Naples, Florida, USA

West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA

Józef Ignaczak Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences

Series: Composite Materials: Design and Analysis

Through its inclusion of specific applications, this text continues to provide a bridge between the theory and applications of elasticity. Revised and enhanced, this second edition is fully updated with additional examples and the latest research results. It presents an exposition of the application of Laplace transforms, the Dirac delta function, and the Heaviside function, and offers a presentation of the CLM stress invariance theorem that is widely used to determine the effective moduli of elastic composites. This edition also includes a three-part table of Laplace transforms and a new appendix that explores recent developments in thermoelasticity.

Completely revised and updated, this second edition of a bestseller contains new chapters on damage mechanics, fabric reinforced composites, and external strengthening for infrastructure. It covers design aspects such as fiber and matrix selection, fabrication processes, prediction of material properties, and structural analysis and design of beams, plates, and shells, including many fully developed examples. Powerful preliminary design tools, such as “carpet plots,” are used in examples throughout the book. Instructional materials (including PowerPoint® slides), special software, and other pedagogical tools are available from a password-protected website maintained by the author.

Catalog no. K11420, October 2010, 837 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2888-5, $129.95 / £83.00

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Dynamics in Engineering Practice

The Finite Element Method in Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics

Tenth Edition Dara W. Childs Texas A&M University, College Station, USA Series: Computational Mechanics and Applied Analysis

Combining introductory and intermediate dynamics subject matter, this popular volume presents an understandable approach to a difficult subject. It covers dynamics essentials, including the development of models for dynamics and vibrations, and their subsequent analysis. It treats dynamics as a continuous evolution of motion using differential equations rather than algebra-based mathematics. Examples demonstrate the development of general modeling and analysis approaches for particle and rigid-body motion in planar motion. Recognizing the importance of computer usage and modeling in engineering and in dynamics, multiple MATLAB® computer example problems and tools are presented to help students master the subject. Catalog no. K11527, August 2010, 390 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3125-0, $119.95 / £77.99 Also available as an eBook

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Third Edition J.N. Reddy and D.K. Gartling Series: Computational Mechanics and Applied Analysis

Considered to be among the very best in the field, this masterwork from renowned experts J. N. Reddy and D. K. Gartling is the latest version of a book that has long been relied upon by practicing engineers, researchers, and graduate students. Noted for its powerful methodology and clear explanations of the subject, this third edition contains considerably more workable exercises and examples associated with problems in heat conduction, incompressible viscous flow, and convection heat transfer. It also uses applied examples to illustrate applications of FEM in thermal and fluid design analysis. Catalog no. 85980, April 2010, 524 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8598-3, $167.95 / £107.00 Also available as an eBook

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Mechanics

Physical Metallurgy Second Edition William F. Hosford University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

This book combines theoretical concepts, real alloy systems, processing procedures, and examples of realworld applications. It reviews properties common to all metals before discussing specific nonferrous alloy systems, iron-carbon alloys, special steels, low carbon sheet steel, and cast irons. The author examines powder metallurgy, corrosion, welding, and magnetic alloys. The book includes appendices on microstructural analysis, stereographic projection, and the Miller–Bravais system for hexagonal crystals. Engaging historical and contemporary examples relate to the applications of concepts in each chapter, and ample references and sample problems are provided throughout. Catalog no. K10701, April 2010, 441 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1360-7, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

Stresses in Beams, Plates, and Shells

Continuum Mechanics for Engineers Third Edition G. Thomas Mase California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, USA

Ronald E. Smelser The William States Lee College of Engineering, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

George E. Mase Green Valley, Arizona Series: Computational Mechanics and Applied Analysis

Now in its third edition, this perennial bestseller provides all the introductory background needed to make effective use of today’s advanced engineering design tools and methods. This edition adds material relating to emerging engineering areas such as micromechanics and biomechanics. It also provides an increased number of worked examples and end-ofchapter problems. Carefully explaining the needed mathematics as it is required and including numerous illustrations and detailed examples, this book provides practicing professionals with an excellent self-study guide that will enhance their skills. Catalog no. 85387, July 2009, 398 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8538-9, $113.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

Third Edition Ansel C. Ugural New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA Series: Computational Mechanics and Applied Analysis

Noted for its practical, student-friendly approach to graduate-level mechanics, this volume is considered one of the top references on the subject of elasticity and stress in construction. The author presents many examples and applications to review and support several foundational concepts. The more advanced concepts in elasticity and stress are analyzed and introduced gradually, accompanied by even more examples and engineering applications, in addition to numerous illustrations. Chapter problems are carefully arranged from the basic to the more challenging. The author covers computer methods, including FEA and computational/equation-solving software, and, in many cases, classical and numerical/computer approaches. Catalog no. K10142, August 2009, 596 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0270-0, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

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Finite Element Simulations Using ANSYS Esam M. Alawadhi Kuwait University, Safat

This volume focuses on the use of ANSYS in solving practical engineering problems. This book provides students and practicing engineers with the fundamental knowledge of numerical simulation using ANSYS. It treats each physical phenomenon independently in a way that enables readers to pick out single subjects or related chapters and study them as a self-contained unit. The last chapter is devoted to multi-physics analyses and problems. Additionally, the book contains a number of complete tutorials on using ANSYS for real, practical problems. Catalog no. K10098, July 2009, 416 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0160-4, $139.95 / £89.00

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Machine Design

Mechatronics Mechanical Design

A Foundation Course Clarence W. de Silva

Antonino Risitano

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

With a focus on the Italian School of machine design as founded by R. Giovannozzi of Turin Polytechnic, this book provides a complete picture of the necessary components of design, along with the necessary instruments for implementation. It also explains the method of the compact modeling analysis of the mechanical problem. The book provides details from simple fundamentals, to explanation of the design of traditional mechanical components. Topics covered include the methodological statement of engineering, properties of engineering materials, and the design of mechanical components and systems. Case studies are included for the different themes.

Designed for students across all of engineering, this text offers the multidisciplinary approach needed to develop a foundation in mechatronics. It covers electrical and mechanical components, sensors and instrumentation, drives and actuators, controls, signal processing, component interfacing, modeling, and design. Practical applications and tools introduced up front are uniformly integrated throughout the book. Cases studies and worked examples that make use of MATLAB®, Simulink®, and LabVIEW® application and case studies are included, as are numerous exercises, most based on real engineering practice.

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Catalog no. 82116, June 2010, 896 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8211-1, $109.95 / £69.99

• Provides a complete picture of the various elements in mechanical component design • Supplies all the necessary instruments for design from the procedural set-up to analyticalmathematical support • Demonstrates shows the method of compact modeling analysis of the mechanical problem • Guides the practical application of the notions presented and provides a complete and detailed case study that covers most of the book’s themes • Organizes the information around the different levels of design experience: from the methodological to the design of elementary components to the design of simple mechanical systems

Selected Contents: Methodological Statement of Engineering Design: Approaches to product design and development. Mechanical design and environmental requirements. Properties of Engineering Materials: Materials for mechanical design. Characterization of metals. Stress conditions. Fatigue of materials. Optimum material selection in mechanical design. Design Of Mechanical Components And Systems: Failure theories. Hertz theory. Lubrification. Shafts and bearings. Splines and keys. Springs. Flexible machine elements. Spur gears. Press and shrink fits. Pressure tubes. Couplings. Clutches. Brakes. Catalog no. K10589, June 2011, 685 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1169-6, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

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Mechatronic Modeling and Simulation Using Bond Graphs Shuvra Das University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan, USA

After introducing the concepts of mechatronic systems, this text delves into the modeling and building of such systems. The author, a leading developer of process models in manufacturing, and automotive engineering and a highly regarded instructor, employs the Bond Graph technique to demonstrate how a variety of disciplines interconnect. He also provides a common terminology. The information is supported with practical examples and several case studies with an emphasis on system thinking. A solutions manual upon qualifying course adoption

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MEMS

Fundamentals of Microfabrication and Nanotechnology Third Edition, Three-Volume Set Marc J. Madou

University of California, Irvine, USA

Now in its third edition, Fundamentals of Microfabrication and Nanotechnology continues to provide the most complete MEMS coverage available. Thoroughly revised and updated the new edition of this perennial bestseller has been expanded to three volumes, reflecting the substantial growth of this field. It includes a wealth of theoretical and practical information on nanotechnology and NEMS and offers background and comprehensive information on materials, processes, and manufacturing options. The first volume offers a rigorous theoretical treatment of micro- and nanosciences, and includes sections on solid-state physics, quantum mechanics, crystallography, and fluidics. The second volume presents a very large set of manufacturing techniques for micro- and nanofabrication and covers different forms of lithography, material removal processes, and additive technologies. The third volume focuses on manufacturing techniques and applications of Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS. Illustrated in color throughout, this seminal work is a cogent instructional text, providing classroom and self-learners with worked-out examples and end-ofchapter problems. The author characterizes and defines major research areas and illustrates them with examples pulled from the most recent literature and from his own work.

Features • Features recent developments in nano- and micromanufacturing techniques, DNA and protein arrays, fluidics, photonics, and actuators • Provides theoretical foundation for understanding the science behind MEMS and NEMS • Explores the latest manufacturing techniques, including rapid prototyping and a wide variety of novel nanomanufacturing approaches • Offers thorough coverage of bioMEMS and bioNEMS • Contains worked-out example problems and end-of-chapter problems • Includes color illustrations integrated throughout the text Catalog no. 3180, July 2011 1992 pp., ISBN: 978-0-8493-3180-0, $259.95 / £166.00

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MEMS

Also available as individual volumes From MEMS to Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS Manufacturing Techniques and Applications Selected Contents: From Traditional Manufacturing To Nanotechnology: Nonlithography-Based (Traditional) and Lithography-Based (Nontraditional) Manufacturing Compared. Nature as an Engineering Guide: Biomimetics. Nanotechnology: Top-Down and Bottom-Up Manufacturing Approaches Compared. Packaging, Assembly, and Self-Assembly. Selected Materials and Processes for MEMS and NEMS. Metrology and MEMS/NEMS Modeling. Scaling Laws, Actuators, And Power And Brains In Miniature Devices: Scaling Laws. Actuators. Power and Brains in Miniature Devices. Miniaturization Application: MEMS and NEMS Applications. Catalog no. 5516X, June 2011, 650 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5516-0, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Solid-State Physics, Fluidics, and Analytical Techniques in Micro- and Nanotechnology Selected Contents: Historical Note: The Ascent of Silicon, MEMS, and NEMS. Crystallography. Quantum Mechanics and the Band Theory of Solids. Silicon Single Crystal Is Still King. Photonics. Fluidics. Electrochemical and Optical Analytical Techniques. Catalog no. 55119, June 2011, 656 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5511-5, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Manufacturing Techniques for Microfabrication and Nanotechnology Selected Contents: Lithography: Photolithography. Next-Generation Lithographies and Lithography Research. Pattern Transfer With Subtractive Techniques: Dry Etching. Wet Chemical Etching and Wet Bulk Micromachining—Pools as Tools. Thermal EnergyBased Removing. Mechanical Energy-Based Removing. Pattern Transfer With Additive Techniques: Physical and Chemical Vapor Deposition—Thin Film Properties and Surface Micromachining. Chemical, Photochemical and Electrochemical Forming Techniques. Thermal Energy-Based Forming Techniques—Thermoforming. Micro-Molding Techniques—LIGA. Catalog no. 55194, June 2011, 670 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5519-1, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

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Introduction to BioMEMS Albert Folch University of Washington, Seattle, USA

This classroom-tested book—in color throughout — covers the whole breadth of this dynamic field, including classical microfabrication, microfluidics, tissue engineering, cell-based and noncell-based devices, and implantable systems. It gives readers a real sense of how the field has grown by providing historical perspectives and covering the state of the art. The text contains problem sets, design challenges, key references, and over 400 color figures, most of which are from the original researchers. Downloadable PowerPoint slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K10966, August 2012, 528 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1839-8, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

BioMEMS Science and Engineering Perspectives Simona Badilescu and Muthukumaran Packirisamy Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Covering often overlooked areas in the field of bioMEMS, this volume spans topics associated with biomolecules and complex biological entities, as well as subjects directly linked to the design, fabrication, and characterization of devices. Unlike other references, this text aids in the fundamental physiochemical understanding of biological processes relevant to the performance of various biosensing devices. Useful for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in engineering programs, the book includes problems in each chapter, in addition to case studies that provide real-life examples. Catalog no. K10877, April 2011, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1699-8, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

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A Mathematical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation Second Edition Richard M. Murray California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA

Zexiang Li Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon

S. Shankara Sastry University of California, Berkeley, USA

A Mathematical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation presents a unified formulation of the kinematics, dynamics, and control of robot manipulators. The authors use an elegant set of mathematical tools that emphasizes the geometry of robot motion and allows a large class of robotic manipulation problems to be analyzed within a unified framework. The foundation of the book is a derivation of robot kinematics using the product of the exponentials formula. The wealth of information, numerous examples, and exercises make this work valuable as both a reference for robotics researchers and a text for students in advanced robotics courses. Catalog no. K12118, September 2013 500 pp., Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4398-4768-8, $69.95 / £44.99 Also available as an eBook

Microrobotics Methods and Applications Yves Bellouard Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

From conception to realization, this book covers all aspects of miniaturized systems that physically interact and manipulate objects at the microscale. Focusing on design-oriented multidisciplinary activities, the author describes how to implement various methods for solving microrobotics problems and designing mechanical systems at the microscale. He discusses actuators and sensing technologies that are applicable to an array of microsystems. With an overview of emerging applications, the book envisions the future of microrobotics and explores its potential contributions to technology. Ancillary materials are available on a CD-ROM. Catalog no. 6195X, November 2009, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6195-6, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

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Vibrations Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems Electroacoustics

Ramin S. Esfandiari and Bei Lu

Mendel Kleiner

California State University, Long Beach, USA

Based on 20 years of teaching, this text covers electric acoustic transducers such as microphones and loudspeakers, with additional material on array, radiation impedance, acoustic center, and modern loudspeaker enclosures. It includes appendices on basic filter theory and electrical circuit theory, and homework problems in each chapter. Students can easily grasp the key scientific and engineering principles necessary to understand the practical design methods. The book also contains information on how the rooms in which these transducers are used influence their acoustical behavior and how the properties of such transducers are assessed.

Using MATLAB® and Simulink® to perform symbolic, graphical, numerical, and simulation tasks, this text provides a thorough understanding of the mathematical modeling and analysis of dynamic systems. With a focus on mechanical, electrical, electronic, electromechanical, fluid, thermal, and control systems, it meticulously covers techniques for modeling dynamic systems and methods of response analysis. The book presents the necessary mathematical background, incorporates several applications of vibrations, includes many examples and exercises, and offers useful formulas and other material in the appendices.

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Introduction. Introduction to Electroacoustic Systems. Sound and Its Properties. Waves in Membranes and Plates. Circuits and Circuit Components. Electromechanical Analogies. Electroacoustical Analogies. Conversion between Analogies. Transducer Operating Principles. Radiation and Impedance. Sound Source and Acoustic Environment. Directivity. Microphone and Sound Field. Microphones. Electrodynamic Loudspeaker Drivers. Baffle and Box. Vented Box Loudspeakers. Transmission Line Loudspeakers. Horns. Gradient Loudspeakers. Drivers Using Flexible Diaphragms. Multi-Way Loudspeakers. Active Loudspeakers. Headphones and Earphones. High Frequency Transducers. Appendices.

• Uses MATLAB and Simulink to determine and simulate system response as well as implement analytical techniques

Catalog no. K11635, February 2013, c. 640 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3618-7, $119.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

• Covers the necessary mathematical background, including complex analysis, differential equations, Laplace transformation, and matrix analysis • Incorporates several applications of vibrations, such as the logarithmic decrement for experimental determination of the damping ratio • Presents systems of units, conversion tables, and useful formulas, such as trigonometric identities and integrals, in the appendices • Includes examples and review exercises A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction to MATLAB and Simulink. Complex Analysis, Differential Equations, and Laplace Transformation. Matrix Analysis. System Model Representation. Mechanical Systems. Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Systems. Fluid and Thermal Systems. System Response. Introduction to Vibrations. Introduction to Feedback Control Systems. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K10418, March 2010, 454 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0845-0, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

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Vibrations Fundamentals of Sound and Vibration Second Edition Edited by

Frank Fahy and David Thompson University of Southampton, UK

This text introduces the physical, mathematical, and technical foundations of the principal elements of noise and vibration in uncomplicated terms. Acoustics, vibration, and signal processing are set out within a single volume at a level suitable for a graduate student or engineer with no formal background in acoustics, along with practical applications. Catalog no. Y105324, May 2013, 560 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-56210-2, $89.95 / £57.99

Engineering Noise Control Theory and Practice, Fourth Edition David A. Bies and Colin H. Hansen University of Adelaide, Australia

The practice of engineering noise control demands a solid understanding of the fundamentals of acoustics, the practical application of current noise control technology, and the underlying theoretical concepts. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides a comprehensive explanation of these key areas clearly, yet without oversimplification. Written by experts in their field, the practical focus echoes advances in the discipline reflected in the book’s material, including updated coverage of sound transmission loss, mufflers, and exhaust stack directivity; a new chapter on practical numerical acoustics; and thorough explanation of the latest instruments for measurements and analysis.

Mechanical Vibration Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Third Edition Haym Benaroya Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

Mark L. Nagurka Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Series: Dekker Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control simply and comprehensively addresses the fundamental principles of vibration theory, emphasizing its application in solving practical engineering problems. The authors focus on strengthening engineers’ command of mathematics as a cornerstone for understanding vibration, control, and the ways in which uncertainties affect analysis. It provides a detailed exploration and explanation of the essential equations involved in modeling vibrating systems and shows readers how to employ MATLAB® as an advanced tool for analyzing specific problems. Forgoing the extensive and in-depth analysis of randomness and control found in more specialized texts, this straightforward, easy-to-follow volume presents the format, content, and depth of description that the authors themselves would have found useful when they first learned the subject. The authors assume that the readers have a basic knowledge of dynamics, mechanics of materials, differential equations, and some knowledge of matrix algebra. Clarifying necessary mathematics, they present formulations and explanations to convey significant details. The material is organized to afford great flexibility regarding course level, content, and usefulness in selfstudy for practicing engineers or as a text for graduate engineering students. This work includes example problems and explanatory figures, biographies of renowned contributors, and access to a website providing supplementary resources. These include an online MATLAB primer featuring original programs that can be used to solve complex problems and test solutions. Catalog no. 80563, June 2009, 992 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8056-8, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. Y100012, June 2009 768 pp., Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-48707-8, $78.95 / £40.99

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General System Dynamics and Control with Bond Graph Modeling

Advanced Engineering Mathematics

Javier Kypuros

Lawrence Turyn

University of Texas, Edinburg, USA

Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, 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 as well as a textbook for system dynamics and controls courses that use bond graphs. It also includes real-world challenges, vodcasts, and animated examples.

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. Ancillary materials are available with qualifying course adoption

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Features:

• Presents a comprehensive, unified, undergraduate treatment of system dynamics from a bond graph perspective

• Provides the necessary linear algebra background

• Includes supplemental animated examples that better illustrate synthesis and analysis procedures • Explores real-world engineering challenges to contextualize the practical use of system dynamics • Uses web-based vodcasts to demonstrate example problems interactively, step by step • Utilizes an approach that leverages strength of knowledge of one area to better understand another

Selected Contents: Dynamic System Modeling: Introduction to System Dynamics. Basic Bond Graph Elements. Bond Graph Synthesis and Equation Derivation. Impedance Bond Graphs. Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation. Analysis and Control: Laplace Transforms. Time Domain Analysis. Frequency Domain Analysis. Classical Control Systems. Modern Control Systems. Catalog no. K15910, March 2013, c. 520 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6075-8, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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• Presents Mathematica applications throughout • Contains core chapters on ODEs, matrix algebra, Fourier series and transforms, numerical methods, and PDEs • Includes optional sections that highlight topics found in engineering research

Selected Contents: Linear Algebraic Equations, Matrices, and Eigenvalues. Scalar ODEs I: Homogeneous Problems. Scalar ODEs II: Nonhomogeneous Problems. Linear Systems of ODEs. Matrix Theory. Geometry, Calculus, and Other Basic Tools. Integral Theorems, Multiple Integrals, and Applications. Numerical Methods I. Series Solutions of ODEs. Fourier Series. PDE Models. Separation of Variables for PDEs. Numerical Methods II. Integral Transform Methods. Optimization. Calculus of Variations: Problems and Methods. Complex Variables I. Complex Variables II. Nonlinear ODEs. Perturbation Methods. Appendices. Catalog no. K11552, July 2013, c. 976 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3447-3, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering Charles A. Gross and Thaddeus A. Roppel Auburn University, Alabama, USA

Real-world engineering problems are rarely, if ever, neatly divided into mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil, and other categories. Engineers from all disciplines eventually encounter computer and electronic controls and instrumentation, which require at least a basic knowledge of electrical and other engineering specialties, as well as associated economics, and environmental, political, and social issues. Co-authored by Charles Gross—one of the most wellknown and respected professors in the field of electric machines and power engineering—and his worldrenowned colleague Thad Roppel, Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering provides an overview of the profession for engineering professionals and students whose specialization lies in areas other than electrical. For instance, civil engineers must contend with commercial electrical service and lighting design issues. Mechanical engineers have to deal with motors in HVAC applications, and chemical engineers are forced to handle problems involving process control. Simple and easy-to-use, yet more than sufficient in rigor and coverage of fundamental concepts, this resource teaches EE fundamentals but omits the typical analytical methods that hold little relevance for the audience. The authors provide many examples to illustrate concepts, as well as homework problems to help readers understand and apply presented material.

Selected Contents: What Is Engineering? Electrical Circuit Concepts. Electrical Energy. Electrical Generation and Transmission. Electrical Loads. Semiconductor Devices. Sensors and Instrumentation. Digital Logic. Robots. Appendices. Catalog no. K11681, February 2012, 481 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3714-6, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Computer Methods for Engineering with MATLAB® Applications Second Edition Yogesh Jaluria Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA Series in Computational and Physical Processes in Mechanics and Thermal Sciences

Now with MATLAB®, this substantially revised and updated edition shows how computational approaches can solve complex mathematical equations, such as simultaneous algebraic equations, ODEs, and PDEs, that typically arise in engineering problems. It explores the applicability, efficiency, and behavior of various numerical methods and explains how to use MATLAB and Fortran to solve numerous engineering examples and problems. This edition incorporates recent advances in computational software and hardware, additional exercises and examples, and new and updated references.

Features: • Shows how computational approaches can solve complex mathematical equations that typically arise in engineering problems • Discusses the solution of different types of mathematical equations, including simultaneous algebraic equations, ODEs, and PDEs • Explores the applicability, efficiency, and behavior of various numerical methods • Explains how to use MATLAB and Fortran to solve numerous engineering examples and problems • Contains exercises at the end of each chapter A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction. Basic Considerations in Computer Methods. A Review of MATLAB Programming. Taylor Series and Numerical Differentiation. Roots of Equations. Numerical Solutions of Simultaneous Algebraic Equations. Numerical Curve Fitting and Interpolation. Numerical Integration. Numerical Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations. Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations. Appendices. References. Index. Catalog no. RT90366, September 2011, 631 pp. ISBN: 978-1-59169-036-8, $125.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

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General Technical Writing A Practical Guide for Engineers and Scientists Phillip A. Laplante The Pennsylvania State University, Malvern, USA Series: What Every Engineer Should Know

Fundamentals of Sensors for Engineering and Science Patrick F. Dunn University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Written by a renowned engineer and widely published technical author, this guide enables readers to write, edit, and publish materials of a technical nature, including books, articles, reports, and electronic media. Complementing the traditional writer’s reference manuals and other books on technical writing, it helps readers understand the practical considerations in writing technical content. Drawing on his own work, the author presents many first-hand examples of writing, editing, and publishing technical materials. These examples illustrate how a publication originated as well as various challenges and solutions.

Written by the author of the popular Measurement and Data Analysis for Engineering and Science, Second Edition, this text takes a specialized practical approach to the basics of sensors and measurement, enabling readers to make informed decisions when choosing sensors for applications. The author emphasizes the underlying physics of each type of sensor and its basic characteristics and illustrates the various uses of sensors via current applications in engineering and science. Human and biomimetic sensors also are reviewed. The text includes examples and chapter problems and provides online links to helpful ancillary materials.

Catalog no. K11106, July 2011, 250 pp., Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4398-2085-8, $41.95 / £26.99 Also available as an eBook

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Measurement and Data Analysis for Engineering and Science Second Edition

Measurement, Data Analysis, and Sensor Fundamentals for Engineering and Science Patrick F. Dunn University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

A combination of two texts authored by Patrick Dunn, this set covers sensor technology as well as basic measurement and data analysis subjects, a combination not covered together in other references. Written for junior-level mechanical and aerospace engineering students, the topic coverage allows for flexible approaches to using the combination book in courses. MATLAB® applications are included in all sections of the combination, and concise, applied coverage of sensor technology is offered. Numerous chapter examples and problems are included, with complete solutions available. Catalog no. K13493, April 2011, 614 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7529-2, $125.95 / £79.99

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Patrick F. Dunn University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Presenting the fundamental tools of experimentation that are currently used by engineers and scientists, this popular text covers basic concepts related to experiments, measurement system components and responses, methods of data analysis, and effective communication of experimental findings. It also offers historical perspectives throughout. Along with updating and reorganizing the presentation, this second edition offers many more problems, ancillary material for instructors on a CD-ROM, and a supplementary website with differential equation derivations, laboratory exercise descriptions, MATLAB® sidebars with Mfiles, and much more. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K11230, January 2010, 504 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2568-6, $99.95 / £62.99 Also available as an eBook

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General Fundamentals of Automatic Process Control Uttam Ray Chaudhuri University of Calcutta, India

Numerical and Analytical Methods with MATLAB®

Utpal Ray Chaudhuri

William Bober, Chi-Tay Tsai, and Oren Masory

Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

Series: Chemical Industries

Series: Computational Mechanics and Applied Analysis

Modern plants require operators and engineers to have thorough knowledge of instrumentation hardware as well as good operating skills. Chemical engineers need to know about the appropriate use of both control hardware and software and must be able to select/write computer programs that interface the hardware and software to run a plant effectively. This book provides an integrated introduction to the hardware and software of automatic control systems. It solves problems from the GATE examination and provides explanations for each solution. Catalog no. K14975, October 2012, 303 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1420-1, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

This classroom-tested text demonstrates how the built-in functions of MATLAB® can be used to solve systems of linear equations, ODEs, roots of transcendental equations, statistical problems, optimization problems, control systems problems, and stress analysis problems. It discusses topics often not covered in similar books, including the finite element method and mechanical controls. Incorporating basic numerical and analytical methods, the text contains many sample MATLAB programs (scripts) that provide guidance on completing the projects given at the end of each chapter. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. 93568, August 2009, 472 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9356-8, $113.95 / £73.99

A First Course in Differential Equations, Modeling, and Simulation Carlos A. Smith and Scott W. Campbell

Modeling and Control of Engineering Systems Clarence W. de Silva

University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Emphasizing a practical approach for engineers and scientists, this text avoids overly theoretical explanations and shows readers how differential equations are derived by applying basic physical principles and experimental observations to engineering systems. This resource also covers classical methods for obtaining the analytical solution of differential equations and Laplace transforms. In addition, the authors discuss how these equations describe mathematical systems and how to use software to solve sets of equations in which analytical solutions cannot be determined. Numerical values are provided in all examples and problems.

This text provides a unified treatment of the modeling of mechanical, electrical, fluid, and thermal systems and then systematically covers conventional, advanced, and intelligent control, instrumentation, experimentation, and design. It takes an integrated approach to modeling multidomain systems that draws from equivalent circuits, Thevenin’s theorem, and linear graphs. It also presents important aspects of laboratory experimentation, including control system instrumentation. The author discusses the use of MATLAB®, Simulink®, LabVIEW™, and the associated toolboxes and includes numerous real-world examples, problems, and exercises.

Catalog no. K12318, May 2011, 345 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5087-9, $93.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. 76868, August 2009, 796 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7686-8, $139.95 / £89.00

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Mechanical Engineering

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The Best TEXTBOOKS in Mechanical Engineering from CRC Press

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