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Dudley's Handbook of Practical Gear Design and Manufacture

Coming Soon!

Second Edition

Design Engineer's Handbook

Stephen P. Radzevich

Keith L. Richards

Eaton Corporation, Southfield, Michigan, USA

“This major work . . . should become the bible of the industry, and its guidelines will serve the engineering body responsible for present and future standards of gearing. ... Recognized nationally and internationally as one of the foremost contributors to the advancement of gear design, Mr. Dudley ... received the E.P. Connell Award, which is the highest honor of the American Gear Manufacturers Association.” —William W. Ingraham, Executive Director, American Gear Manufacturers Association

For more than 30 years, the book Practical Gear Design, later re-titled the Handbook of Practical Gear Design, has been the leading engineering guide and reference on the subject. Now available again in this revised edition, Dudley's Handbook of Practical Gear Design and Manufacture is a detailed, practical guide and reference to gear technology. It covers the design of all types of gears, from those for small mechanisms to large industrial applications. The presentation is designed for easy reference for those involved in practical gear design, manufacture, applications, and problem solving. The text is well-illustrated with clear diagrams and photographs. The many tables provide needed reference data in convenient form. • Offers a comprehensive, illustrated guide and reference • Covers the design of all types of gears in detail • Presents information systematically for easy use and reference • Covers gear materials, manufacturing methods, and troubleshooting • Includes hundreds of photos and schematics that clearly illustrate designs and uses • Contains almost 200 tables with reference data

Gillingham, UK

This handbook covers basic subjects that mechanical engineers will meet in their careers as well as the analysis of important machine elements, including shafts, lugs, and shear pins together with mechanical fasteners such as bolts. Emphasizing the use of hand calculations rather than dedicated software enables engineers and engineering students to understand the reasoning behind a particular approach, so that a solution can be readily obtained in the absence of a computer. The chapters cover the general problems that engineers encounter during their work—similar to the problems the writer had to solve in his early career—and provide detailed solutions to such problems. • Provides a concise, practical guide to machine design topics • Includes commonly used calculations and the reasoning behind them • Shows detailed solutions to problems often encountered by engineers • Reflects the experience of a lifelong mechanical engineer • Provides a useful overview of engineering design basics Selected Contents

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Beams. Torsion of Solid Sections. Design and Analysis of Lugs and Shear Pins. Mechanical Fasteners. Limits and Fits. Thick Cylinders. Compound Cylinders. The Design and Analysis of Helical Compression Springs Manufactured from Round Wire. Introduction to Analytical Stress Analysis and the Use of the Mohr Circle. Introduction to Experimental Stress Analysis. Introduction to Fatigue and Fracture. Introduction to Geared Systems. Introduction to Cams and Followers. Index.

Gear Design Trends. Gear Types and Nomenclature. Gear Tooth Design. Preliminary Design Considerations. Design Formulas. ...

Catalog no. K14163, May 2012, c. 367 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9275-6, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

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Machine Design Mechanical Tolerance Stackup and Analysis

Mechanical Design

Second Edition

Antonino Risitano

Bryan R. Fischer

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.

Advanced Dimensional Management, Sherwood, Oregon, USA

Praise for the First Edition “Written by one of the foremost authorities in the field, this reference presents proven and useful methods for determining whether selected dimensioning and tolerancing schemes will yield functional parts and assemblies. It also tells the most practical procedure to communicate the results.” —Mechanical Engineering

Written by one of the foremost authorities in the field, this newly revised reference presents the necessary background and proven step-by-step procedures for solving both simple and complex tolerance analysis problems. Using the techniques described in this text, design engineers can ensure that parts and assemblies will satisfy their intended functions. In addition, manufacturing, inspection, assembly, and service personnel can use the methods discussed to troubleshoot designs, verify that in-process steps will meet objectives, and find ways to improve performance and reduce costs. This new edition includes many updates and improvements to provide a clearer, easy-to-understand, comprehensive volume. • Provides the background material and detailed techniques to solve simple and complex tolerance analysis problems • Presents the Advanced Dimensional Management approach to tolerance analysis, which yields consistent and clear results • Includes completely revised figures, in addition to new ones, all with improved quality and shading added to drawings of parts and assemblies • Discusses 3D tolerance analysis and examples of 3D analysis software • Describes concepts and techniques found in the revised ASME Y14.5-2009 standard

Catalog no. K10589, June 2011, 685 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1169-6, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as eBook


Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Improvement for Existing Homes An Engineering Approach Moncef Krarti University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

Background. Dimensioning and Tolerancing. Tolerance Format and Decimal Places. Converting Plus/Minus Dimensions and Tolerances into Equal Bilaterally Toleranced Dimensions. ...

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

Catalog no. K10807, April 2011, 508 pp. SBN: 978-1-4398-1572-4, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

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Machine Design Biologically Inspired Robotics Edited by

Yunhui Liu The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dong Sun City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon

This reference contains cutting-edge material, considerably expanded and with additional analysis, from the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics. The 16 chapters cover biologically inspired robot design and control; micro/nano robots for bio-systems and biomedicine; biological measurement and actuation; and applications of robotics technology to biological problems. A state-of-the-art resource for graduate students and researchers in control engineering, robotics, and biomedical engineering, this text helps readers understand the technology and principles in this emerging field. It includes a wealth of illustrations and equations. Catalog no. K12555, December 2011, 340 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5488-4, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as eBook

Parasitic Phenomena in the Dynamics of Industrial Devices

DC Servos Application and Design with MATLAB® Stephen M. Tobin Optical Tools Corporation, Newton Highlands, Massachusetts, USA

Providing a balanced treatment of the theoretical and practical sides of application and design, this book distills knowledge from various branches of applied science—electrical and mechanical engineering, analog electronics, mechanics, control theory, digital electronics, embedded computing, and firmware design— into a cohesive framework. It takes readers on a journey through servo school, enabling them to design real DC servos, using modern, readily accessible parts from two bench-tested reference designs. It provides a comprehensive toolset that designers can use to craft the more complex machines that society will demand in the 21st century. Catalog no. 80032, October 2010, 219 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8003-2, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as eBook

Reverse Engineering

Alberto Borboni and Rodolfo Faglia

Technology of Reinvention

Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy

Wego Wang

Discussing parasitic phenomena rising from the dynamic behavior of real machines, this book describes the potential causes and effects of these behaviors and provides indications that could minimize their influence on the mechanical system in question. Highlighting industrial devices in the manufacturing industry, including industrial indexing devices and industrial robots, it offers case studies, advanced models, design methods, and short examples of applications. The book is of critical importance for any manufacturing enterprise that produces significant amounts of objects through a process with one or more automated phases. Catalog no. K10471, October 2011, 398 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0946-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as eBook

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

“The topic of this book represents an important technological field that has heretofore been ignored by academics, despite being well accepted in industry. I am delighted by its publication.” —Professor Lavernia, Dean of Engineering at UC Davis

Written to advance the technology of reinvention and improve the competitiveness of commercial parts in the aftermarket, this book discusses the proper measuring and analyses required to reproduce or repair an OEM part using modern reverse engineering technologies, as well as regulations that govern the practice. Catalog no. K10314, September 2010, 357 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0630-2, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as eBook

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Machine Design

Clarence W. de Silva

Practical Reliability Engineering and Analysis for System Design and Life-Cycle Sustainment

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

William Wessels

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.

Structured in stand-alone sections and designed for practicing engineers, this book addresses specific reliability and maintainability analysis methods for part design, systems integration, and lifecycle sustainment. Unlike many books on the subject, this one departs from the nearly exclusive use of the exponential probability distribution to characterize failure and demonstrates other probability distributions that more accurately describe the true behavior of failure. Eschewing a more mathematical or statistical approach, it focuses on engineering and emphasizes failure that results from wear-out over the useful life of the part.

Mechatronics A Foundation Course

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Catalog no. 82116, June 2010, 896 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8211-1, $104.95 / £66.99

Piezoelectric Actuators Control Applications of Smart Materials Seung-Bok Choi Inha University, Incheon, South Korea

Catalog no. 94394, April 2010, 497 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9439-8, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as eBook

Introduction to Design Engineering Systematic Creativity and Management W. Ernst Eder

Young-Min Han Ajou Motor College, Chungnam, South Korea

A collation of the authors’ latest research, this book focuses on control applications that use piezoelectric actuators and sensors. They provide practical examples of engineering applications, such as flexible structures, flexible robotic manipulators, fine motion control, hydraulic control, and shunt damping. For each application, the consecutive process is presented, such as actuator design system modeling, analysis, control strategy formulation, experimental setup, and control performance. This information is useful in the design of new machines or devices featuring smart material actuators and sensors integrating with piezoelectric materials. Catalog no. K10943, April 2010, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1808-4, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook


University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA

Professor Emeritus, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario

Stanislav Hosnedl University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic

Designing engineering products requires a range of information, know-how, experience, and engineering analysis. This book presents methods for applying systematic and methodical conceptualization to abstract models of engineering systems. It incorporates new insights and surveys information about design engineering and progressive product development. Of great interest to managers and chief engineering designers, this book also serves the needs of engineering students by providing practical approaches and helping them understand the role of engineering in society. Catalog no. K10883, April 2010, 417 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-55557-9, $94.95 / £59.99 Also available as eBook

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Machine Design

Gear Cutting Tools

Coordinate Measuring Machines and Systems

Fundamentals of Design and Computation

Second Edition

Stephen P. Radzevich

University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA

Eaton Corporation, Southfield, Michigan, USA

This book presents the DG/K-based method of surface generation, a practical mathematical method for designing gear cutting tools with optimal parameters. The author, an industry leader, proposes a scientific classification for all possible kinds of the gear machining meshes before discussing optimal designs of gear cutting tools. This classification makes it possible to consider all possible designs of gear cutting tools, including those currently used in practice and those expected to be used in the future. It also allows the author to develop scientific predictions and optimal designs. Catalog no. K11035, February 2010, 786 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1967-8, $189.95 / £120.00 Also available as eBook

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

Edited by

Robert J. Hocken Paulo H. Pereira Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Illinois, USA

Since John Bosh edited and published the first version of this book in 1995, the world of manufacturing and CMMs and Systems has changed considerably. In addition to two new editors, one from academia and one from a metrology intensive user industry, this second edition has many new authors and a known cadre of experts who have grown with the field since the last version. The well-rounded coverage includes the evolution of measurements and development of standards, the use of CMMs, accessory elements, application software, performance and financial evaluations, and accuracy. Catalog no. DK4043, July 2011, 592 pp. ISBN: 978-1-57444-652-4, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

Human Factors for the Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Mining Equipment Tim John Horberry, Robin Burgess-Limerick, and Lisa J. Steiner

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Written by leading experts from Australia and North America, this book covers the impact of new mining technology on human work performance and safety. Ergonomics experts Horberry, Burgess-Limerick, and Steiner draw on their personal experience to provide recent research, case studies, and examples, making the book accurate, informative, and easy to read. The authors combine their in-the-trenches experience and academic expertise to present a treatment that balances breadth with depth. The book supplies a much-needed overview of the human element in the journey to optimal equipment design of mining equipment.

Catalog no. 73141, March 2009, 504 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7314-0, $129.95 / £82.99 Also available as eBook

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After introducing the concepts of mechatronic systems, this text delves into the modeling and building of such systems. The author, a leading instructor and developer of process models in manufacturing and automotive engineering, employs the Bond Graph technique to impart an understanding that demonstrates how a variety of disciplines interconnect. He supplies a common terminology and language, and the information is supported with practical examples and several case studies with an emphasis on system thinking.

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Mechanics of Solids and Structures

The Mechanical and Thermodynamical Theory of Plasticity

Second Edition Roger T. Fenner Imperial College London, UK

J.N. Reddy

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA

Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

A revision of a popular textbook, this volume emphasizes the development of analysis techniques from basic principles for a broad range of practical problems, including simple structures, pressure vessels, beams, and shafts. The book integrates numerical and computer techniques with programs for carrying out analyses, facilitating design, and solving the problems found at the end of each chapter. It also presents the underlying theory and traditional manual solution methods along with these techniques. This new second edition covers relationships between stress and strain, torsion, statically determinate systems, instability of struts and columns, and compatibility equations. • Provides a modern approach to advanced strength of materials • Balances numerical and classic approaches to mechanics • Presents Finite Element Methods for structural mechanics design analysis • Integrates numerical software modeling and computation Solution manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Spanning every significant facet of the mechanical and thermodynamics theories of plasticity, this book provides a complete and accessible introduction to continuum mechanics and thermodynamics for those with minimal background. Going beyond what is found in a typical text, the author, a highly experienced instructor, covers what is needed to develop and select plasticity models, or use them for solving static and dynamic problems. He also provides professionals with the material to develop advanced models and evaluate leading edge applications. The book covers rate dependent and temperature dependent plasticity, anisotropic plasticity, thermodynamic constraints, and crystal plasticity. • Provides a very complete, integrated, and accessible introduction to continuum mechanics and thermodynamics, and to plasticity, including rate and thermal effects • Presents the material in a simple onedimensional setting that provides a foundation to better understand the full dimensional explanation • Goes beyond equilibrium problems to consider equilibrium, steady-state, and dynamic problems • Includes a number of computer applications and computational tools in a companion CD Solutions manual on CD available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents Introduction. Statically Determinate Systems. Relationships between Stress and Strain. Statically Indeterminate Systems. Bending of Beams: Moments, Forces, and Stresses. Bending of Beams: Deflections. Torsion. Instability and the Buckling of Struts and Columns. Transformations of Stress and Strain. Equilibrium and Compatibility Equations: Beams and Thick-Walled Cylinders. Energy Methods of Structural Mechanics. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K12712, April 2012, c. 703 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5814-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook


Mehrdad Negahban

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. Rate-dependent plasticity. Crystal plasticity. Appendices: A Representation of functions. B Representation for fourth-order constants. C Basic equations. Index. Catalog no. 7230, April 2012, c. 784 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7230-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as eBook

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

Engineering Mechanics and Design Applications presents basic engineering mechanics concepts in the context of the engineering design process. It provides non-mechanical engineers with the knowledge needed to understand the mechanical aspects of a project, making it easier to collaborate in transdisciplinary teams. Combining statics, dynamics, vibrations, and strength of materials in one volume, the book offers a practical reference for engineering design. It begins with an overview of Prevention through Design (PtD), providing a broad understanding of occupational safety and health needs in the design process. It then presents condensed introductions to engineering statics, engineering dynamics, and solid mechanics, as well as failure theories and dynamic loadings. Examples of real-life design analysis and applications demonstrate how transdisciplinary engineering knowledge can be applied in practice. A concise introduction to mechanics and design, the book is suitable for nonengineering students who need to understand the fundamentals of engineering mechanics, as well as for engineering students preparing for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam. Professional engineers, researchers, and scientists in non-mechanical engineering disciplines, particularly those collaboratively working on large-scale engineering projects, will also find this a valuable resource. • Integrates real design applications to present mechanics in a practical way • Limits the use of mathematics to calculus and differential equations, making it accessible to students • Includes numerous examples, problems, and more than 280 illustrations

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

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, 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-bystep 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. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

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Prevention through Design: A Transdisciplinary Process. Static. Dynamics. Solid Mechanics. Failure Theories and Dynamic Loadings. Design Analysis and Applications. Appendices. Index.

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. K12231, August 2011, 343 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4930-9, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. K12048, August 2011, 508 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4583-7, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as eBook

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Mechanics Coming Soon!

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

Analytical Estimates of Structural Behavior Clive L. Dym and Harry E. Williams “I cannot agree more with the driving vision of the authors.” —Mete A. Sozen, Kettelhut Distinguished Professor of Structural Engineering, Purdue University

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Tribikram Kundu Combining ultrasonic and electromagnetic techniques, Ultrasonic and Electromagnetic NDE for Structure and Material Characterization deals with the latest advances in nondestructive evaluation (NDE). It starts with the basics, covers traditional applications, and examines state-of-the-art applications. The book emphasizes electromagnetic radiation, which is the second most popular NDE method after ultrasonic NDE, and includes three chapters on electromagnetic NDE techniques. It also discusses biomedical applications and examples of modem NDE methods in the testing of medical devices. Catalog no. K11655, June 2012, c. 912 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3663-7, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as eBook


Computational Techniques of Rotor Dynamics with the Finite Element Method Arne Vollan and Louis Komzsik This book covers using practical computational techniques for simulating behavior of rotational structures and then using the results to improve fidelity and performance. Applications of rotor dynamics are associated with important energy industry machinery, such as generators and wind turbines, as well as airplane engines and propellers. This book presents techniques that employ the finite element method for modeling and computation of forces associated with the rotational phenomenon. The authors also discuss engineering software used for computational simulation. Catalog no. K12120, March 2012, 296 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4770-1, $139.95 / £89.00



“The authors ... have done an excellent job of demonstrating the value of the classical approach in a modern digital world.” —Bungale S. Taranath, Corporate Consultant, DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Presenting a unified approach to analysis tools, this book provides readers with the knowledge required to know which calculations to perform, how to validate and interpret those calculations, and what the subsequent results mean. Catalog no. K13250, February 2012, 223 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7089-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook


Ultrasonic Nondestructive Testing of Materials Theoretical Foundations Karl-Jörg Langenberg, René Marklein, and Klaus Mayer “... absolutely a must for every scientist who would like to further evaluate theoretically ultrasonic NDT.” —Gerd Dobmann, Fraunhofer-IZFP, Saarbrücken, Germany

This book features a comprehensive discussion of the mathematical foundations of ultrasonic nondestructive testing of materials. The authors include a brief description of the theory of acoustic and electromagnetic fields to underline the similarities and differences with respect to elastodynamics. The book uses a coordinate-free notation system that is easier to understand and navigate than standard index notation. Catalog no. K12611, March 2012, 772 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5588-1, $179.95 / £108.00 Also available as eBook

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Mechanics New!

Engineering Design with Polymers and Composites Second Edition James C. Gerdeen and Ronald A.L. Rorrer 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. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K12777, December 2011, 420 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6052-6, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

New Edition of a Bestseller!

Principles of Composite Material Mechanics

Fracture Nanomechanics Takayuki Kitamura Hiroyuki Hirakata Osaka University, Japan

Takashi Sumigawa and Takahiro Shimada Kyoto University, Japan

Small structures of the micro/nanometer scale, such as electronic/optic devices and MEMS/NEMS have been developed, and the size of their elements now approaches the nano/atomic scale. This book discuses the fracture behavior of nano/atomic elements (nanofilms, nanowires, and so on) and focuses on the initiation and propagation of interface crack and mechanical instability criterion of atomic structures. This covers the fundamentals and the applicability of the top-down (conventional fracture mechanics to nanoscale) and bottom-up (atomic mechanics including ab initio simulation) concepts. New areas, such as multiphysics characteristics of nanoelements, are introduced as well. Catalog no. N10433, September 2011, 350 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4241-83-0, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as eBook

Third Edition

Mechanical Properties of Nanocrystalline Materials

Ronald F. Gibson

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University of Nevada, Reno, USA

“Professor Ron Gibson provides a comprehensive textbook to cover the basic concept of anisotropy and inhomogeneity of composites as well as the state-of-art issues such as dynamic behavior, fracture and testing. Many worked-out examples and homework problems are most useful for readers to understand the basic concepts to be used in practical applications of composites. Such knowledge is essential for advanced composite materials to be further applied to lightweight structures successfully.” —Nobuo Takeda, University of Tokyo, Japan Solutions manual and PowerPoint slides available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K12275, September 2011, 683 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5005-3, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as eBook

James C.M. Li University of Rochester, New York, USA

This book concentrates on both understanding and development of nanocrystalline materials. The original relation that connects grain size and strength, known as the Hall-Petch relation, is studied in the nanometer grain size region. The breakdown of such a relation is a challenge. Why and how to overcome it? Is the dislocation mechanism still operating when the grain size is very small, approaching the amorphous limit? How do we go from the microstructure information to the continuum description of the mechanical properties? Catalog no. N10429, September 2011, 344 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4241-97-7, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as eBook

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Mechanics Manufacturing Technology Materials, Processes, and Equipment Helmi A. Youssef, Hassan A. El-Hofy, and Mahmoud H. Ahmed University of Alexandria, Egypt

This text explores all of the manufacturing processes, materials, and equipment used to convert raw materials into a final product. It presents the most commonly used and recently developed manufacturing methods, along with applications, worked examples, exercises, and review questions. Materials covered include metallics, polymers, ceramics, and glasses. The book discusses heat treatments, smelting of metals, casting, forming, powder metallurgy, joining processes, and surface technology. It also looks at the environmental aspects related to manufacturing and clean factories and describes trends in surface hardening technology. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K10541, August 2011, 947 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1085-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

Nonsmooth Mechanics and Convex Optimization Yoshihiro Kanno University of Tokyo, Japan

This book presents a comprehensive methodology for dealing with nonsmooth behaviors in mechanics, in accordance with contemporary theory and algorithms of optimization. Delving into both theoretical studies and numerical algorithms to provide a new perspective on the subject, it addresses how linear, semidefinite, and second-order cone optimizations are applied to real-world problems in nonsmooth mechanics. It also covers complementarity problems, optimality conditions, Fenchel and Lagrangian dualities, and algorithms in optimization. The author explores many practical applications in structural engineering, including cable networks, membranes, and plasticity. Catalog no. 94238, April 2011, 445 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9423-7, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

Experimental Techniques in Materials and Mechanics

Simulation of Dynamic Systems with MATLAB® and Simulink®

C. Suryanarayana

Second Edition

University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Harold Klee and Randal Allen

“... easy to read and understand for a beginner’s level, including examples and questions for practicing and control.” —Thomas Klassen, Helmut-Schmidt University Hamburg

“... beneficial for undergraduate students in developing their concepts related to the experimental techniques in materials and mechanics.” —Soon-Jik Hong, Kongju National University

Bridging the gap between lecture and lab, this text covers various techniques useful for characterizing the structure and mechanical properties of materials. It enables readers to understand practical aspects of the methods and derive the maximum possible information from the experimental results. Catalog no. K11004, June 2011, 468 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1904-3, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook


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. Solutions manual and PowerPoint slides available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K11660, February 2011, 815 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3673-6, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

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Mechanics Product Design for Manufacture and Assembly Third Edition

The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity

Geoffrey Boothroyd

Second Edition

Boothroyd Dewhurst Inc., Wakefield, Rhode Island, USA

Richard B. Hetnarski

Peter Dewhurst and Winston A. Knight

Józef Ignaczak

Naples, Florida, USA Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA

Praise for Previous Editions “If you are a manufacturer needing to reduce the cost of your products in a highly competitive international market, go out and buy this book. If you are a manufacturing student looking to learn something that will increase your value to potential employers, go out and buy this book. If you are a design engineer who wants to make for a penny, what a fool can make for two then go out and buy this book . . . it is a practical book, it works spectacularly well in the real world.” —Ernie Appleton, in Industrial Robot

Catalog no. 89277, December 2010, 709 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8927-1, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as eBook

“Updated, improved, expanded, revised.... The intent is still to provide coverage of both theory and applications using lots of examples and problems of interest to a wide range of readers. Students preparing PhD theses, grad students needing a text that provides classical as well as recent results, and researchers in continuum mechanics are among the expected audience for this one-volume resource. Coverage includes elastostatics, thermoelastostics, elastodynamics, and thermoelastodynamics; special emphasis is on the latter two areas, given that most texts deal mainly with the first two. ... Hetnarski and Ignaczak both have long experience in the field...” —SciTech Book News Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K11420, October 2010, 837 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2888-5, $125.95 / £80.99

Dynamics in Engineering Practice

Strength of Materials in SI Units

Tenth Edition Dara W. Childs

Third Edition

Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

B.S. Basavarajaiah and P. Mahadevappa National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India

“[The authors] have drawn on their long experience as teachers to present a well-organized text for students of engineering and architecture. Each chapter offers definitions, analysis of problems, derivations, applications, worked problems (380 in all), and exercises. Coverage begins with simple, then compound, stresses and strains, and proceeds through bending moments and shearing forces, bending stresses in beams, deflection of beams, tursion, fixed and continuous beams, columns and struts, thin and thick cylinders, and theories of elastic failure.” —SciTech Book News

Catalog no. N10325, November 2010, 768 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5419-8, $179.95 / £115.00

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. 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. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K11527, August 2010, 390 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3125-0, $115.95 / £73.99 Also available as eBook

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Mechanics Second Edition of a Bestseller!

Introduction to Composite Materials Design

The Finite Element Method in Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics

Second Edition

Third Edition

Ever J. Barbero

J.N. Reddy and D.K. Gartling

West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA

Completely revised and updated, this second edition of a bestseller contains 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. 79158, July 2010, 562 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7915-9, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as eBook

Smoothed Finite Element Methods G.R. Liu National University of Singapore

Nguyen Thoi Trung

Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. 85980, April 2010, 524 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8598-3, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

Meshfree Methods Moving Beyond the Finite Element Method, Second Edition G.R. Liu National University of Singapore

“Liu and Nguyen introduce newly developed S-FEM models that combine FEM and mesh-free techniques, and explain their application to fracture mechanics, plates, piezoelectrics, heat transfer, and acoustics problems. Intended for mechanical and structural engineers, the graduate textbook describes each step in the S-FEM method and analyzes the properties of S-FEM models using smoothing domains based on cells, nodes, edges, and faces. Numerical examples are provided for an interfacial crack, elastic strain on a hollow sphere, plate buckling, an engine pedestal, and acoustic pressure distribution in a car passenger compartment.” —SciTech Book News, February 2011

Catalog no. K11070, June 2010, 691 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2027-8, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as eBook


Considered to be among the very best in the field, this masterwork from renowned experts Reddy and 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.

Praise for the First Edition “This book addresses some of the current important issues, both positive and negative, related to mesh free methods, which should prove beneficial to researchers, engineers, and students who are interested in venturing into this area of research.” —Zentralblatt MATH

This second edition includes enhanced focus on fundamental concepts and theories, more detailed discussion on error estimation and adaptive analysis using meshfree methods, developments on combined meshfree/FEM models, and comparison studies using meshfree and FEM. It also contains a new discussion on special properties of meshfree methods. Catalog no. 82094, October 2009, 792 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8209-8, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

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Mechanics Stresses in Beams, Plates, and Shells Third Edition Ansel C. Ugural New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA

“Ugural's book thoroughly explains how stresses in beam, plate, and shell structures can be predicted and analyzed.” —Mechanical Engineering

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. Catalog no. K10142, August 2009, 596 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0270-0, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

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

This volume focuses on the use of ANSYS in solving practical engineering problems, providing students and practicing engineers with the fundamental knowledge of numerical simulation. 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. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K10098, July 2009, 416 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0160-4, $129.95 / £82.99

Third Edition of a Bestseller!

Continuum Mechanics for Engineers Third Edition G. Thomas Mase, Ronald E. Smelser, and George E. Mase 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 micro-mechanics and biomechanics. It also provides an increased number of worked examples and end-of-chapter 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. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. 85387, July 2009, 398 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8538-9, $107.95 / £69.99 Also available as eBook

Finite Element Analysis G. Lakshmi Narasaiah The Finite Element Method has undergone a major paradigm shift from a detailed mathematical background for writing tailor-made computer programs, to a user-based approach for applying available software to engineering analysis and design scenarios. This textbook begins with a concise overview of fluid mechanics, motivated by numerous engineering applications and examples. It then presents and analyzes major types of fluid machinery and the major classes of turbines. The final chapters cover pump technology. The result is a text that includes background concepts and practical coverage of turbine technologies, with case studies, problems, and examples using ANSYS code. Catalog no. 95102, February 2009, 340 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9510-4, $107.95 / £69.99

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Automotive Engineering

Alternative Fuels for Transportation

Road Vehicle Dynamics Fundamentals and Modeling

Edited by

Georg Rill

Arumugam S. Ramadhas

University of Applied Sciences, Regensburg, Germany

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Faridabad, India

Combining the fundamentals of vehicle dynamics with the basics of computer simulated modeling, Road Vehicle Dynamics: Fundamentals and Modeling draws on lecture notes from undergraduate and graduate courses given by the author, as well as industry seminars and symposiums, to provide practical insight on the subject. Requiring only a first course in dynamics and programming language as a prerequisite, this highly accessible book offers end-of-chapter exercises to reinforce concepts as well as programming examples and results using MATLAB®. The book uses SI units throughout, and begins with an introduction and overview of units and quantities, terminology and definitions, multibody dynamics, and equations of motion. It then discusses the road, highlighting both deterministic and stochastic road models; tire handling including contact calculation, longitudinal and lateral forces, vertical axis torques, and measurement and modeling techniques; and drive train components and concepts such as transmission, clutch, and power source. Later chapters discuss suspension systems, including a dynamic model of rack-and-pinion steering as well as double-wishbone suspension systems; force elements such as springs, anti-roll bars, and hydro-mounts; and vehicle dynamics in vertical, longitudinal, and lateral directions using a simple model approach to examine the effects of nonlinear, dynamic, and active force elements. Highlighting useable knowledge, the book concludes with a three-dimensional vehicle model and typical results of standard driving maneuvers.

Exploring how to counteract the world’s energy insecurity and environmental pollution, this volume covers the production methods, properties, storage, engine tests, system modification, transportation and distribution, economics, safety aspects, applications, and material compatibility of alternative fuels. The esteemed editor highlights the importance of moving toward alternative fuels and the problems and environmental impact of depending on petroleum products. Each self-contained chapter focuses on a particular fuel source, including vegetable oils, biodiesel, methanol, ethanol, dimethyl ether, liquefied petroleum gas, natural gas, hydrogen, electric, fuel cells, and fuel from nonfood crops. Catalog no. K11030, October 2010, 463 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1957-9, $94.95 / £59.99

Driveline Systems of Ground Vehicles Theory and Design Alexandr F. Andreev and Viachaslau I. Kabanau Belarus National Technical University, Minsk, Republic of Belarus

Vladimir V. Vantsevich Lawrence Technical University, Southfield, Michigan, USA

Solutions manual, electronic lecture notes, and MATLAB download files available upon qualifying course adoption

This book presents analytical and experimental methods and achievements in the design of mechanical and mechatronic driveline systems. These include power dividing units, such as symmetric and non-symmetric, open and lockable differentials, various limited slip differentials, and no-spins and viscous clutches. Addressing vehicle dynamics and performance issues, the authors propose an approach to designing vehicle driveline systems based on determining optimum power distributions to the drive wheels. The text also provides logic control algorithms to control vehicle power dividing units and designs of torque/power managing devices.

Catalog no. K11773, September 2011, 361 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3898-3, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. K10894, January 2010, 792 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1727-8, $189.95 / £120.00 Also available as eBook

• Derives vehicle dynamics fundamentals from simple models • Presents case studies with MATLAB to develop modeling skills • Develops vehicle models of increasing complexity as the text progresses • Provides an easy-to-use tire model


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Resistance Welding Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition Hongyan Zhang University of Toledo, Ohio, USA

Jacek Senkara Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Praise for the First Edition “... will almost certainly find its way into the library of anyone who needs or wants to understand the physics behind resistance spot welding. ... [The authors] have also reinforced their methodical explanations with nearly 300 original graphics … For both the student and process user, there is a lot of basic information presented in an easy-to-read fashion … For theoretical studies or laboratory work, there is a bounty of information beyond the excellent compilation of reference materials. ... the authors have certainly done a great service to the resistance welding industry.” —David Beneteau, CenterLine Ltd. Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Catalog no. K12480, December 2011, 456 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5371-9, $159.95 / £99.00


Sliding Mode Control for Synchronous Electric Drives Sergey Ryvkin and Eduardo Palomar Lever

Ergonomics in the Automotive Design Process Vivek D. Bhise University of Michigan Dearborn, USA

This book provides a thorough understanding of ergonomic approach, theories, principles, relevant research data, design guidelines, tools and procedures used in designing and evaluating automotive products such as cars, SUVs, trucks, and vans. It covers ergonomics and the related required knowledge on how to develop a new vehicle from the ground up. The author presents an integrated view of the vehicle design process and specialized ergonomics knowledge and discussions on design considerations, design guidelines, and trade-offs with requirements in other engineering areas (e.g. body structures, body electrical, climate control, driver information electronics). Catalog no. K11963, September 2011, 329 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4210-2, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as eBook

Third Edition of a Bestseller!

Corrosion Mechanisms in Theory and Practice Third Edition Edited by

Philippe Marcus CNRS and Chimie ParisTech, France

Praise for Previous Editions “One of the best new corrosion books I have seen.”

Detailed presentation of theory and application of control systems with sliding mode in electrical motors and power converters. Demonstrates the methodology of control design and algorithms of control and observation. As practically all current semiconductor devices are used in power electronics as power switches, switching comes with myriad attractive, inherent properties. Sliding mode control systems supply high dynamics to systems, invariability of systems to changes of parameters, and exterior loads in combination with simplicity of design.

Updated to include recent results from intensive worldwide research efforts in materials science, surface science, and corrosion science, the third edition of this bestselling book explores advances in corrosion and protection mechanisms.

Catalog no. K13874, November 2011, 208 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-69038-6, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. 94629, August 2011, 941 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9462-6, $259.95 / £165.00 Also available as eBook

—Corrosion Science

“… an indispensable resource.” —Bulletin of Electrochemistry

“... a well-organized and well-written book. … A useful contribution to the current literature.” —Corrosion Reviews

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Automotive Engineering Second Edition of a Bestseller!

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Vehicle Noise and Vibration Refinement

Design Fundamentals, Second Edition

Edited by

Iqbal Husain

Xu Wang

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia

“Dr. Iqbal Husain takes his new edition of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Design Fundamentals to the next level, adding substantial depth to the coverage of vehicle architectures and components while maintaining a comprehensive systems-level approach. The book presents a thorough and well-organized multidisciplinary perspective, excellent for undergraduate and beginning graduate-level courses, and as a resource for practicing engineers.... The technical content, examples, and case studies are laced with the author’s significant hands-on design experience.”

High standards of noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) performance are expected in vehicle design. Therefore, refinement is one of the main attributes to be addressed when developing new vehicle models and components. This book reviews principles, methods, advanced experimental and modeling techniques, and palliative treatments necessary in vehicle design, development, and integration to meet noise and vibration standards. Case studies from the collective experience of specialists working for major automotive companies are included to form an important reference for engineers who seek to overcome the technological challenges faced in developing quieter, more comfortable cars.

—Annette von Jouanne, Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K10593, August 2010, 523 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1175-7, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as eBook

AC Motor Control and Electrical Vehicle Applications

Catalog no. N10197, April 2010 ISBN: 978-1-4398-3133-5, $234.95 / £150.00

Advanced Direct Injection Combustion Engine Technologies and Development

Kwang Hee Nam

Volume 2: Diesel Engines

Postech University, South Korea

Edited by

An essential introduction to AC motor control and its application in electric vehicles, this book explains first principles, presenting information in a concise and logical manner with excellent transitions between theoretical and practical examples of AC motor control. Each chapter focuses on a specific topic and is supplemented by a detailed bibliography of related research in the area. The mathematical theory contained in this book comes from actual research, and each section features detailed diagrams and illustrations, which help readers link presented mathematics to practical results.

Hua Zhao As fuel prices escalate, direct injection (DI) engines continue to gain in popularity, the second volume in Advanced Direct Injection Combustion Engine Technologies and Development investigates diesel DI combustion engines, which despite their commercial success are facing ever more stringent emission legislation worldwide. Three main sections address light-duty diesel engines, heavy-duty diesel engines, and the all-important exhaust emission control strategies, including combustion diagnostics and modeling.

Catalog no. K11033, May 2010, 449 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1963-0, $135.95 / £87.00

Catalog no. N10132, February 2010, 560 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2475-7, $269.95 / £170.00


Brunel University, UK

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Aerospace Engineering New!

Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems Edited by

Richard K. Barnhart, Stephen B. Hottman, Douglas M. Marshall, and Eric Shappee A collection of contributions from top experts, Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems applies the depth of their expertise to identify and survey the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations. Written from a nonengineering civilian operational perspective, the book starts by detailing the history of UASs and then explores current technology and what is expected for the future. Covering all facets of UAS elements and operation—including an examination of safety procedures and human factors—this material gives readers a truly complete and practical understanding of what it takes to safely operate UASs for a variety of missions in the National Airspace System. Topics covered include: • The U.S. aviation regulatory system • Certificate of authorization process • UAS for geospatial data • Automation and autonomy in UAS • Sensors and payloads With helpful end-of-chapter discussion questions, this resource is designed to give beginning university students and other new entrants to the field a comprehensive, easy-to-understand first overview of the field. The book’s broad scope also makes it useful as a foundation for professionals embarking on further study. Selected Contents History. Unmanned Aircraft System Elements. U.S. Aviation Regulatory System. Certificate of Authorization Process. Unmanned Aircraft System Operations. Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Geospatial Data. Automation and Autonomy in Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Safety Assessments. Detect, Sense, and Avoid. Sensors and Payloads. Human Factors in Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The Future of Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Appendix. Index. Catalog no. K11588, October 2011, 233 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3520-3, $69.95 / £44.99 Also available as eBook

Guidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Rafael Yanushevsky Research & Technology Consulting, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Written by an expert with more than 30 years of experience, Guidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles contains new analytical results, taken from the author’s research, which can be used for analysis and design of unmanned aerial vehicles guidance and control systems. This book progresses from a clear elucidation of guidance laws and unmanned aerial vehicle dynamics to the modeling of their guidance and control systems. Special attention is paid to guidance of autonomous UAVs, which differs from traditional missile guidance. The author explains UAV applications, contrasting them to a missile’s limited ability (or inability) to control axial acceleration. The discussion of guidance laws for UAVs presents a generalization of missile guidance laws developed by the author. The computational algorithms behind these laws are tested in three applications—for the surveillance problem, the refueling problem, and for the motion control of a swarm of UAVs. The procedure of choosing and testing the guidance laws is also considered in an example of future generation of airborne interceptors launched from UAVs. • Compares new guidance laws with established ones • Focuses on use of computational algorithms and software in missile and UAV guidance • Includes numerical and MATLAB® examples The author provides an innovative presentation of the theoretical aspects of unmanned aerial vehicles’ guidance that cannot be found in any other book. It presents new ideas that, once crystallized, can be implemented in the new generation of unmanned aerial systems. Selected Contents Basics of Guidance. Control of Lateral Motion. Control of Longitudinal and Lateral Motions. Analysis of Proportional Navigation Guided Systems in Time Domain. Analysis of Proportional Navigation Guided Systems in the Frequency Domain. ... Catalog no. K12322, March 2011, 376 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5095-4, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as eBook

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Aerospace Engineering Coming Soon!

Real-time Simulation Technologies


Systems Engineering and Architecting

Principles, Methodologies, and Applications

Creating Formal Requirements Larry Bellagamba

Edited by

Katalin Popovici and Pieter J. Mosterman A collection of real-time techniques, tools, and applications for various engineering fields, this reference helps readers develop a thorough understanding of the theory and practical aspects of real-time simulation. It introduces cutting-edge industrial and academic simulation tools and examines a variety of distributed and interactive real-time simulation methods. Content is divided into four sections: basic simulation technologies and fundamentals, real-time simulation for system design, parallel and distributed real-time simulation, and tools and applications. This material covers a wide range of diverse application domains, including control, aerospace, automotive, hydraulics, military, and training. Catalog no. K12094, August 2012, c. 664 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4665-0, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook

Northrop Grumman Corp., California, USA

This book provides formal requirements for systems engineering and architecting. It outlines a set of unambiguous instructions that can be executed. The formal requirements are documented using Wolfram Research’s Mathematica®, so the requirements are also tools that people can use to do system engineering and architecting better or faster. Each chapter begins with case studies describing actual instances of practicing systems engineering and architecting from which important lessons are summarized and then addressed in the body of the chapter. Each chapter ends with heuristics to serve as guiding principles for doing systems engineering and architecting. Catalog no. K13831, April 2012, c. 392 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8140-8, $139.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

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Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence Tapan K. Sengupta IIT Kanpur, India

This book covers material ranging from classical hydrodynamic instability to contemporary research areas, including bluff body flow instability and mixed convection flows. It also examines applications in aerospace and other branches of engineering such as fluid mechanics. The author addresses classical material as well as new perspectives and presents comprehensive coverage of receptivity to complement the instability material. This book presents a concise, up-to-date treatment of theory and applications of viscous flow instability, providing both current knowledge and techniques. Catalog no. K13719, April 2012, c. 509 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7944-3, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook


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

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

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Dynamics of Structures

Holographic Interferometry

Third Edition

A Mach–Zehnder Approach

J. Humar Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

This text offers comprehensive coverage of the analytical tools required to determine the dynamic response of structures. It examines a variety of tools, from the traditional to the most current, and includes workable examples and exercises in each chapter. Topics covered include the formulation of the equations of motion using the principles of both vector mechanics and analytical mechanics, free vibration response, determination of frequencies and mode shapes, forced vibration response to harmonic and general forcing functions, numerical integration of the equations of motion, frequency domain analysis, analysis of continuous systems, and wave propagation analysis.

Gregory R. Toker “... covers many techniques and procedures of in-line holographic interferometry. ... emphasizes experimental procedures and solving problems in gas dynamics research and fluid dynamics. The author has considered minor details like influence of mechanical shutter vibrations on the computed phases. ... a good reference book.” —Rajpal Singh Sirohi, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

This book demonstrates how to use standard photographic film for optical recording and reconstruction of Mach–Zehnder holograms and CCD/CMOS cameras for digital recording of Mach–Zehnder holograms/interferograms of transparent objects. Numerous reconstructed and classic interferograms, deflectograms, and Schlierengrams illustrate the material.

Catalog no. K14402, February 2012, 1058 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-62086-4, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

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

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Optimal and Robust Control Advanced Topics with MATLAB® Luigi Fortuna and Mattia Frasca

Systems Engineering for Microscale and Nanoscale Technologies Edited by

University of Catania, Italy

Ann Garrison Darrin and Janet L. Barth

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 readers efficiently acquire new skills.

Micro- and nanoscale technology developments have the potential to revolutionize smart and small systems. To realize the full potential of micro- and nanoscale devices in system building, it is critical to develop systems engineering methodologies that successfully integrate standalone, small-scale technologies that can effectively interface with macrotechnologies. Contributing to the knowledge base on SE principles for micro- and nanotechnology integration, this book offers new approaches to developing smart systems. It provides practical knowledge about the capabilities of micro- and nanotechnologies and how they interface with each other and with macro systems.

Catalog no. K14407, February 2012, 251 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0191-1, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. K11692, December 2011, 592 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3732-0, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

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Control System Problems

Classical Feedback Control

Formulas, Solutions, and Simulation Tools

With MATLAB® and Simulink®, Second Edition

Anastasia Veloni Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, Athens, Greece

Boris J. Lurie and Paul J. Enright

Alex Palamides Otesat-Maritel, Piraeus, Greece

Using a practical approach that includes only necessary theoretical background, this book focuses on applied problems that motivate readers and help them understand the concepts of automatic control. The text covers servomechanisms, hydraulics, thermal control, mechanical systems, and electric circuits. It explains the modeling process, introduces the problem solution, and discusses derived results. Presented solutions are based directly on math formulas, which are provided in extensive tables throughout the text. This enables readers to develop the ability to quickly solve practical problems on control systems. Catalog no. K13119, December 2011, 532 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6850-8, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as eBook

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA

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 real-world situations. Catalog no. K12752, October 2011, 564 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6017-5, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as eBook


Optimal Estimation of Dynamic Systems

Transformer and Inductor Design Handbook

Second Edition

Fourth Edition

John L. Crassidis

Colonel Wm. T. McLyman

State University of New York-Buffalo, USA

K.G. Magnetics Inc., Idyllwild, California, USA

John L. Junkins Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

Praise for the First Edition “A nice feature of this book is that it makes the effort to explain the underlying principles behind the formula for each algorithm; the relationship between different algorithms is equally well addressed. … The text is a good combination of theory and practice. It will be a valuable addition to references for academic researchers and industrial engineers working in the field of estimation. It will also serve as a useful reference for graduate courses in control and estimation.” —AIAA Journal

Catalog no. K11836, October 2011, 749 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3985-0, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook


“Not only would the expert working on a specific design benefit from this handbook, but also the general reader would get a very good working knowledge on transformer design because the book covers fundamentals and magnetic material characteristics in a very clearly written, easy-toread style. … Along with all of the practical design examples, the book is filled with clear and well-annotated illustrations and circuit schematics that provide great insight; the many references make this book a must have for anyone designing transformers or inductors.” —IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine

Catalog no. K11667, April 2011, 667 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3687-3, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as eBook

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Aerospace Engineering Also Available as Individual Volumes Control System Fundamentals, Second Edition Selected Contents

The Control Handbook Second Edition (Three-Volume Set) Edited by

William S. Levine University of Maryland, College Park, USA

At publication, The Control Handbook immediately became the definitive resource that engineers working with modern control systems required. Among its many accolades, that first edition was cited by the AAP as the Best Engineering Handbook of 1996. Now, 15 years later, William Levine has once again compiled the most comprehensive and authoritative resource on control engineering. He has fully reorganized the text to reflect the technical advances achieved since the last edition and has expanded its contents to include the multidisciplinary perspective that is making control engineering a critical component in so many fields. Now expanded from one to three volumes, The Control Handbook, Second Edition brilliantly organizes cutting-edge contributions from more than 200 leading experts representing every corner of the globe. They cover everything from basic closed-loop systems to multi-agent adaptive systems and from the control of electric motors to the control of complex networks. Any practicing engineer, student, or researcher working in fields as diverse as electronics, aeronautics, or biomedicine will find this handbook to be a time-saving resource filled with invaluable formulas, models, methods, and innovative thinking. In fact, any physicist, biologist, mathematician, or researcher in any number of fields developing or improving products and systems will find the answers and ideas they need. As with the first edition, the new edition not only stands as a record of accomplishment in control engineering but provides researchers with the means to make further advances.

Buy the Set and Save! Catalog no. 73664, December 2010, 3526 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7366-9, $319.95 / £204.00 Also available as eBook

Mathematical Foundations. Models for Dynamical Systems. Analysis and Design Methods for Continuous-Time Systems. Digital Control. Analysis and Design Methods for Nonlinear Systems. Catalog no. 73621, December 2010, 786 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7362-1, $94.95 / £59.99 Also available as eBook

Control System Applications, Second Edition Selected Contents Automotive. Aerospace. Industrial. Biological and Medical. Electronics. Networks. Miscellaneous. Catalog no. 73605, December 2010, 942 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7360-7, $94.95 / £59.99 Also available as eBook

Control System Advanced Methods, Second Edition Selected Contents Analysis Methods for MIMO Linear Systems. Kalman Filter and Observers. Design Methods for MIMO LTI Systems. Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems. Adaptive Control. Analysis and Design of Nonlinear Systems. Stability. Design. System Identification. Stochastic Control. Control of Distributed Parameter Systems. Networks and Networked Controls. Catalog no. 73648, December 2010, 1798 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7364-5, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

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Aerospace Engineering

Aircraft Structures G. Lakshmi Narasaiah

Hybrid Anisotropic Materials for Structural Aviation Parts

Jawaharlal Nehru University, Hyderabad, India

Yosif Golfman

This textbook addresses topics associated with aircraft structures, such as engineering mechanics, strength of materials, theory of elasticity, and aerodynamics. With an emphasis on light weight, aircraft structures have incorporated special features such as box beams in wings, ring frames in fuselage, and longitudinal stiffeners. These are designed for bending, shear and torsion loads, and they are also susceptible to buckling, aeroelastic deformation, and fatigue. Providing additional study material, this book offers comprehensive coverage for students of aerospace engineering.

As a professional in the field of composite research for 40 years, Yosif Golfman wrote this text to provide unique information on the use of anistropic materials in aerospace design. It covers nano composites, impregnation processes, and stress/strain analysis in aerospace structural engineering, and features new methods for analysis of interlaminar shear distribution in sandwich/carbon/fiber/epoxy technologies. It also discusses non-destructive methods, control technological parameters, and the influence of technological defects, such as micro-cracks, on the reduction of fatigue strength and durability. The book also considers the protection of composite helicopter rotor blades by polymer coating layers.

Catalog no. K12985, July 2011, 402 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66574-2, $129.95 / £82.00

Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA

Catalog no. K11664, November 2010, 339 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3680-4, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as eBook

Aircraft Interior Comfort and Design Peter Vink Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Klaus Brauer Although recognized as an area in need of improvement, few resources pull together research on aircraft interior comfort and present it in a convenient format. This book reviews research based on a unique study among 10,000 passengers. It includes tips on passenger likes and dislikes as well as an overview of the current scientific demands for passenger seats and comfort. The book provides what every scientist, designer, and manufacturer working in the field of aircrafts or airliners should know about comfort. Catalog no. K12928, March 2011, 134 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6305-3 $59.95 / £38.99 Also available as eBook


Radiation Effects in Semiconductors Edited by

Krzysztof Iniewski CMOS Emerging Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Semiconductor devices and circuits are prone to potential radiation damage problems, which must be understood and combated. Written by international experts, this book explains the effects of radiation on semiconductor devices, radiation detectors, and electronic devices and components. The contributors explore emerging applications, detector technologies, circuit design techniques, new materials, and innovative system approaches. The text focuses on how the technology is being used rather than the mathematical foundations behind it. It covers CMOS radiation-tolerant circuit implementations, CMOS processing causing radiation damage, and radiation detectors, among other topics. Catalog no. K11326, August 2010, 431 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2694-2, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

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Aerospace Engineering Dynamics of Tethered Space Systems A.P. Alpatov, V.V. Beletsky, V.I. Dranovskii, V.S. Khoroshilov, A.V. Pirozhenko, H. Troger, and A.E. Zakrzhevskii This book details one of the most innovative concepts in space flight: tethered space systems. These involve connecting satellites in orbit around Earth using thin cables called tethers. There are a number of interesting applications for this concept, such as energy production from the interaction between the system and the magnetic field of the Earth, momentum transfer for a satellite, microgravity laboratories, and the space elevator. The text presents several models, focusing on the simplest but most important system, which consists of two satellites in orbit around the Earth. Catalog no. K11666, April 2010, 245 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3685-9, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as eBook

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Gas Turbine Combustion Alternative Fuels and Emissions, Third Edition Arthur H. Lefebvre Dilip R. Ballal

Wavelet Methods for Dynamical Problems With Application to Metallic, Composite, and Nano-Composite Structures S. Gopalakrishnan Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Mira Mitra Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Explaining wavelet transform from a mechanical engineering perspective, this book discusses the numerical solution of structural dynamics and wave propagation problems using wavelet transform methods. After an introduction to signal processing aspects, the text examines the implementation of wavelet transform for simulating the response of a dynamical system and then discusses the development of a wavelet-based simulation scheme for wave propagation analysis. The chapters also address wave propagation analysis of carbon nanotubes and the application of wave propagation studies for structural health monitoring, force identification, and control of wave transmission. Catalog no. K10253, March 2010, 298 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0461-2, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

Lunar Settlements Edited by

Haym Benaroya Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

Reflecting developments in gas turbine combustion technology that have occurred in the last decade, this third edition of a bestseller is a design manual and research reference on the design, manufacture, and operation of gas turbine combustors in applications ranging from aeronautical to power generation. Self-contained and only requiring a moderate amount of prior knowledge of physics and chemistry, the book covers aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines used in power generation. This edition discusses emissions regulations, explores how pollutants can be reduced, and includes a new chapter on alternative fuels and emissions.

This volume addresses the many issues that surround the concept of humans returning to the Moon. It covers political and economic aspects, potential medical problems, and lunar resources, such as lunar water from possible polar ice deposits, hydrogen, helium-3, and oxygen from the lunar regolith. The book also discusses using the Moon as a platform for astronomy applications, explores the outpost sites of Shackleton Crater and Malapert Mountain, and shows how greenhouses can make agriculture possible. In addition, former astronaut and U.S. Senator Harrison H. Schmitt discusses how to maintain deep space exploration and settlement.

Catalog no. 86049, April 2010, 557 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8604-1, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as eBook

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Aerospace Engineering

Multi-Sensor Data Fusion with MATLAB®

Real Gas Flows with High Velocities

Jitendra R. Raol

Vladimir Lunev

National Aerospace Lab, and MSRT, Bangalore, India

Moscow Physical & Technical University, Russia

Using MATLAB examples wherever possible, this detailed book explores the three levels of MSDF: kinematic-level fusion, including the theory of DF; fuzzy logic and decision fusion; and pixel- and feature-level image fusion. The authors elucidate DF strategies, algorithms, and performance evaluation mainly for aerospace applications, although the methods can also be applied to systems in other areas, such as biomedicine, military defense, and environmental engineering. The book uses the Kalman filter, fuzzy logic, Bayesian networks, clustering, and more to address tracking and other problems. Select MATLAB programs are available online.

Authored by one of Russia’s most respected aerospace researchers, this book is devoted to real gas flows with regard to physical and gas dynamic effects accompanying high-velocity flight in the air or in other atmospheres. In particular, it discusses the re-entry of bodies into the atmosphere of the earth and other planets. Chapters devoted to these problems are preceded by the presentation of the general theory of supersonic—and to some extent subsonic— flow, which is necessary for the comprehension of high-velocity gas dynamics from the overall methodological point of view.


Catalog no. K10025, December 2009, 568 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0003-4, $149.95 / £96.00 Also available as eBook

Handbook of Space Engineering, Archaeology, and Heritage Edited by

Ann Garrison Darrin John Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland, USA

Beth Laura O'Leary New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, USA

“Never before have I been asked so constantly about a certain book on my desk.” —Manuel Vogel, Contemporary Physics, 52, 2011

“... an interdisciplinary enterprise containing contributions from aerospace engineers, anthropologists, archaeologists, astronomers, historians, physicists, and other specialists. ... takes the insight that there are no temporal or spatial limits on archaeology one step further — we have here a definite lift-off for ‘space archaeology’.” —Mats Burström, Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden, in European Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 14, 2011

Catalog no. 84313, June 2009, 1035 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8431-3, $174.95 / £112.00 Also available as eBook


Catalog no. K10255, June 2009, 751 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0465-0, $174.95 / £112.00 Also available as eBook

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering Travis S. Taylor U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Alabama, USA

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 history; explains how to build, test, and fly a rocket; and elucidates the general rules and basic physics behind rocket engine design. The author also covers aspects of orbital mechanics, rocket propulsion, rocket design, and rocket engineering. The text provides end-of-chapter problems and many real-world examples, including NASA’s Ares I and V vehicles and Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. 75284, February 2009, 314 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7528-1, $96.95 / £61.99

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MEMS Micromechanical Analysis and Multi-Scale Modeling Using the Voronoi Cell Finite Element Method Somnath Ghosh Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

This book presents a comprehensive computational mechanics and materials science–based framework for multi-scale analysis of multi-phase, heterogeneous materials. It focuses on micromechanical analysis of deformation and failure using the Voronoi cell finite element method (VCFEM) developed by the author and his research group for the efficient and accurate modeling of materials with non-uniform heterogeneous microstructures. While the topics covered in the book encompass the macroscopic scale of structural components and the microscopic scale of constituent heterogeneities like inclusions or voids, the general framework may be extended to other scales as well. The book includes numerical examples and a CD with VCFEM source codes. • Introduces the Voronoi Cell Finite Element Method (VCFEM) for MEMS and multi-scale modeling • Describes multi-scale modeling methods for modeling and simulation of heterogeneous materials and structures • Covers applications relevant to automotive and aerospace engineers • Integrates microstructure characterization, micromechanical modeling, and concurrent multi-scale modeling • Includes a CD with VCFEM source codes, input/output files, and user manuals


Nanofabrication Handbook Edited by

Stefano Cabrini and Satoshi Kawata “... a broad topical introduction to nanofabrication methods and applications. It is rich with illustrations and the authors of the individual chapters have made a real effort to introduce readers to the basic concepts in understandable terms while also capturing the current leading edge in their field. The amazing micrographs of prototype structures that are documented throughout the pages offer an inspiring snapshot of the many and varied accomplishments of the researchers working in these technology development and application fields.” —Donald Tennant, Director of Operations, Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility

“An impressive work covering all the important nanofabrication topics and contents … Highly recommended.” —Professor Din Ping Tsai, National Taiwan University

This comprehensive handbook presents a unique collection of new and important approaches to nanofabrication. Contributors from leading research facilities and academic institutions offer hands-on instructions and examples and pave the way for future research. The practical information provided in the book gives readers a foundation to enter the complex world of nanofabrication and helps them to select the proper fabricating technique for their experiments.

Introduction. Image Extraction and Virtual Microstructure Simulation. 2D- and 3D-Mesh Generation by Voronoi Tessellation. Microstructure Characterization and Morphology-Based Domain Partitioning. The Voronoi Cell Finite Element Method (VCFEM) for 2D Elastic Problems. 3D Voronoi Cell Finite ElementMethod for Elastic Problems. 2D Voronoi Cell FEM for Small Deformation ElasticPlastic Problems. Voronoi Cell FEM for Heat Conduction Problems. Extended Voronoi Cell FEM for Multiple Brittle Crack Propagation. ...

• Introduces the central concepts of nanofabrication • Explains how to resolve problems that arise in the experimental phase • Covers a host of techniques, including electron beam lithography, focused ion beam, plasma-assisted pattern transfer, optical lithography, and soft x-ray lithography • Describes new and emerging methods, such as nanoimprint lithography, scanning probe lithography, two-photon lithography, self assembly, plasmonic nanolithography, and deterministic doping • Discusses how nanofabrication processes are used in NEMS, protein/cell analysis, photonics, and electronics

Catalog no. 94378, June 2011, 729 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9437-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as eBook

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MEMS Also Available as Individual Volumes Solid-State Physics, Fluidics, and Analytical Techniques in Micro- and Nanotechnology New Edition of a Bestseller!

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Fundamentals of Microfabrication and Nanotechnology

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.

Third Edition, Three-Volume Set Marc J. Madou University of California, Irvine, USA

“… offers the widest and yet the most detailed coverage of all essential and fundamental aspects of microfabrication and nanotechnology. The author has done an excellent and remarkable job in synthesizing such diverse material under a single umbrella.” —Suman Chakraborty, IIT Kharagpur, India

Thoroughly revised and updated, this perennial bestseller lays the foundation for comprehensive theoretical and practical understanding of MEMS and NEMS. Expanded to three volumes to reflect substantial growth in the field, this edition features recent developments in nano- and micromanufacturing techniques, DNA and protein arrays, fluidics, photonics, and actuators. Illustrated in color throughout, the text includes end-of-chapter problems and worked-out examples, many culled from recent literature and the author’s own work. • 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 Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS • Contains color illustrations, worked-out example problems, and end-of-chapter problems Solutions manual, PowerPoint lecture slides, and electronic figures available upon qualifying course adoption

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Manufacturing Techniques for Microfabrication and Nanotechnology Selected Contents Lithography. Pattern Transfer with Subtractive Techniques. Pattern Transfer with Additive Techniques. Catalog no. 55194, June 2011, 670 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5519-1, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as eBook

From MEMS to Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS Manufacturing Techniques and Applications Selected Contents From Traditional Manufacturing to Nanotechnology. Scaling Laws, Actuators, and Power and Brains in Miniature Devices. Miniaturization Application. Catalog no. 5516X, June 2011, 650 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5516-0, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as eBook

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HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) New!

HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers Fundamentals, Application, and Operation, Second Edition Herbert W. Stanford III Stanford White Associates, Morehead City, North Carolina, USA

HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers: Fundamentals, Application, and Operation, Second Edition explores the major improvements in recent years to many chiller and cooling tower components that have resulted in improved performance and lower operating costs. This new edition looks at how climate change and “green” designs have significantly impacted the selection of refrigerants and the application of chilled water systems. It also discusses the expanded use of digital controls and variable frequency drives as well as the re-introduction of some older technologies, especially ammonia-based absorption cooling. The first half of the book focuses on water chillers and the second half addresses cooling towers. In both sections, the author includes the following material: • Fundamentals—basic information about systems and equipment, including how they and their various components work • Design and Application—equipment sizing, selection, and application; details of piping, control, and water treatment; and special considerations such as noise control, electrical service, fire protection, and energy efficiency • Operations and Maintenance—commissioning and programmed maintenance of components and systems, with guidelines and recommended specifications for procurement This up-to-date book provides HVAC designers, building owners, operating and maintenance staff, architects, and mechanical contractors with definitive and practical guidance on the application, design, purchase, operation, and maintenance of water chillers and cooling towers. It offers helpful information for you to use on a daily basis, including checklists and troubleshooting guidelines. Catalog no. K12873, November 2011, 407 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6202-5, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as eBook

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Boilers A Practical Reference Kumar Rayaprolu Pune, India

A unique guide to all aspects of boiler design and technology, entries cover key foundational concepts and all types of boilers and their design. The book includes entries on all major auxiliary equipment, including air pollution control technologies. Key subject areas include fundamentals, including heat transfer, fluid flow, and metallurgy; engineering, including boiler components, pressure parts, and boiler instrumentation; essential auxiliaries, including mounting and fittings, pumps, and valves; and various types of boilers. The book also covers the latest clean and green technologies. Catalog no. K14375, October 2012, c. 864 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0053-2, $249.95 / £159.95 Also available as eBook

Commercial Energy Auditing Reference Handbook Second Edition Steve Doty Colorado Springs Utilities, USA

Updated and expanded, this edition includes new material on early replacement business justification, lease arrangements and effect on ECM project interest, coordinating upstream/downstream set points, semiconductor fab multistage HVAC air tempering, commissioning, HVAC overlapping heating and cooling, and much more. The author discusses procedures and guidelines for a wide range of business and building types, such as schools, restaurants, medical facilities, laboratories, lodging, religious facilities, and warehouses. He also covers areas of the building energy audit and assessment, including building envelope, lighting, controls, heat recovery, thermal storage, electrical systems, and utilities. Catalog no. N10308, November 2010, 750 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5197-5, $139.95 / £89.00

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Design for Efficiency, Revised Second Edition Jan F. Kreider, Peter S. Curtiss, and Ari Rabl

C. Balaji

The art and the science of building systems design evolve continuously as designers, practitioners, and researchers all endeavor to improve the performance of buildings and the comfort and productivity of their occupants. Retaining coverage from the original second edition while updating the information in electronic form, Heating and Cooling of Buildings: Design for Efficiency, Revised Second Edition presents the technical basis for designing the lighting and mechanical systems of buildings. From materials to computers, the revised second edition explores the latest technologies exerting a profound effect on the design and operation of buildings. Along with numerous homework problems, it offers a full chapter on economic analysis and optimization, new heating and cooling load procedures and databases, and simplified procedures for ground coupled heat transfer calculations. The accompanying CD contains an updated version of the Heating and Cooling of Buildings (HCB) software program as well as electronic appendices that include over 1,000 tables in HTML format that can be searched by major categories, a table list, or an index of topics. Emphasizing design optimization and critical thinking, this book continues to be the ultimate resource for understanding energy use in buildings. It presents straightforward descriptions of the mechanical processes in buildings and explains how building equipment uses energy. Ancillary information is available on the book’s website. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents Introduction. Elements of Heat Transfer for Buildings. Review of Thermodynamic Processes in Buildings. Psychrometrics, Comfort, and Health. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics in Building Systems. Solar Radiation and Windows. Heating and Cooling Loads. Annual Energy Consumption and Special Topics. ... Catalog no. K10576, December 2009, 863 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1151-1, $129.95 / £82.99


Essentials of Thermal System Design and Optimization This text introduces the general principles involved in system design and optimization as applicable to thermal systems, followed by the methods to accomplish them. It features realworld examples and uses a conversational style. The book introduces contemporary techniques such as genetic algorithms, simulated annealing, ANN, and Bayesian inference in the context of optimization of thermal systems. A separate chapter is devoted to inverse problems in thermal systems. Example problems in every chapter clarify the concepts and methods presented and end-ofchapter problems enhance the learning process. Catalog no. K14121, October 2011, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9154-4, $119.95 / £76.99

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

“The material is presented in a practical way, very suitable for engineers and scientists, helping users at all levels to strengthen their grasp of the subject. ... One of its best aspects is the large number of worked examples ... The many problems at the end of each chapter will also make the book attractive for an undergraduate engineering course. ... Those who want to be able to perform their own calculations and make estimates without using a commercially available software package will find this book invaluable. ... This is a book well worth owning.” —John J. Shea, in IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, Jan/Feb 2012

Catalog no. K12281, November 2010, 416 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5017-6, $125.95 / £80.99 Also available as eBook

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HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) Second Edition of a Bestseller!

Energy Audit of Building Systems An Engineering Approach, Second Edition Moncef Krarti University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

Well-trained energy auditors are essential to the success of building energy efficiency programs— and Energy Audit of Building Systems: An Engineering Approach, Second Edition updates a bestselling guide to help them improve their craft. This book outlines a systematic, proven strategy to employ analysis methods to assess the effectiveness of a wide range of technologies and techniques that can save energy and reduce operating costs in residential and commercial buildings. Useful to auditors, managers, and students of energy systems, the material is organized into 17 self-contained chapters, each detailing a specific building subsystem or energy efficiency technology. Rooted in established engineering principles, this volume: • Explores state-of-the-art techniques and technologies to reduce energy consumption in buildings • Lays out innovative energy efficiency technologies and strategies, as well as more established methods, to estimate energy savings from conservation measures • Provides several calculation examples to outline applications of methods To help readers execute and optimize real building energy audits, the author presents several case studies of existing detailed energy audit reports. These include results from field testing, building energy simulation, and retrofit analysis of existing buildings, with recommendations based on sound economic analysis. Examining various subsystems, such as lighting, heating, and cooling systems, it provides an overview of basic engineering methods used to verify and measure actual energy savings attributed to energy efficiency projects. The author presents simplified calculation methods to evaluate their effectiveness and ultimately improve on them. Ideal either as a professional reference or a text for continuing education courses, this book fortifies readers’ understanding of building energy systems, paving the way for future breakthroughs. Catalog no. K11410, November 2010, 454 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2871-7, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as eBook

Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings Edited by

Matthew R. Hall University of Nottingham, UK

A review of advanced materials and sustainable technologies applicable for improving the building environment, this book examines fundamental building physics and occupant comfort, from heat and mass transport, hygrothermal behavior, and ventilation, to thermal comfort and health and safety requirements. It details the development of advanced materials and sustainable technologies and covers modern methods of construction, roofing design and technology, and benchmarking of façades for optimized building thermal performance. The book also covers the use of advanced materials, design, and technologies on a range of existing and new building types. Catalog no. N10167, May 2010, 732 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2970-7, $279.95 / £170.00

Boilers for Power and Process Kumar Rayaprolu Pune, India

Written by an experienced boiler professional, this text is an invaluable reference for practicing engineers. After providing the necessary theoretical framework of topics involved in boiler technology, the book describes the practical aspects of industrial and utility boilers, including contemporary boiler construction and various firing technologies. Broad in scope, this work assists power consultants looking to purchase boiler plants, while providing operating engineers with a thorough grounding in the mechanics of various boilers. It also provides designers with information on construction features and design improvements. Catalog no. 75365, April 2009, 811 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7536-6, $149.95 / £96.00 Also available as eBook

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Tribology Surfactants in Tribology


Micro- and Nanoscale Phenomena in Tribology

Two-Volume Set Edited by

Girma Biresaw USDA, ARS, NCAUR, CPF, Peoria, Illinois, USA

Edited by

Yip-Wah Chung

K.L. Mittal

Northwestern University, Illinois, USA

Hopewell Junction, New York, USA

With numerous examples and figures throughout, this book presents a thorough account of important advancements in tribology that offer insight into micro- and nanoscale phenomena. Written by specialists from computation, materials science, mechanical engineering, surface physics, and chemistry, each chapter provides up-to-date coverage of both basic and advanced topics and includes extensive references for further study. By enabling a better understanding of fundamental micro- and nanoscale interactions, the book helps readers effectively design and fabricate durable tribological components for various engineering and biological systems.

The use of surfactants in tribology is a critical topic for scientists and engineers who are developing new materials and devices, in particular those built at the nanoscale. Edited by wellknown and respected leaders in the field, this two-volume set builds upon the success of the original volume with additional developments. Featuring renowned international contributors, it examines how films, membranes, and self-assembled monologues are relevant to tribological behavior, explores how emulsions and aqueous systems relate to tribological phenomenon, reviews bio-based lubricants, and covers applications in these areas.

Catalog no. K11786, October 2011, 220 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3922-5, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. K11897, June 2011, 960 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4090-0, $460.00 / £293.00 Also available as eBook

Surfactants in Tribology Volume 2

Tribology of Interface Layers Hooshang Heshmat

Edited by

Girma Biresaw USDA, ARS, NCAUR, CPF, Peoria, Illinois, USA

Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc., Albany, New York, USA

K.L. Mittal

Many tribological devices act as viable bearings in contrast to basic hydrodynamic theory. Similarly, powder films possess quasi-hydrodynamic features that enable them to act as conventional fluid film bearings. These phenomena have led to a novel definition of lubricants as intermediate layers, which are detailed in this book. It illustrates that the various lubrication modes, from dry to hydrodynamic to powder lubrication, overlap to such a degree that they exist on a tribological spectrum. Based on experimental and theoretical work, this text shows how the interdependence of powder and hydrodynamic lubrication exemplify this continuum in tribological processes.

This second volume of a renowned series explores all-new topics critical to the future of tribology. Topics discussed include properties of silane, thio, phthalocyanine and phospholipid films, membranes, grafts, and SAMs on gold, silica, and graphite substrates; water/oil emulsions used as oil well-drilling fluids; properties of organized surfactant assemblies and aqueous solutions of alkyl polyglucosides; surfactants as demulsifiers in enhanced crude oil production from old wells; the fundamentals of surface chemistry at tribological interfaces; the role of surface science in magnetic recording tribology; and more.

Catalog no. DK2449, May 2010, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-5832-5, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. K11882, April 2011, 631 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4064-1, $299.95 / £191.00 Also available as eBook


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Structural Acoustics Deterministic and Random Phenomena Joshua E. Greenspon J G Engineering Research Associates, Baltimore, Maryland

Building on classic works in the field, this practical reference provides a solid understanding of sound radiation in air and water. It presents simplified solutions for calculating the response of structures and media to static, dynamic, and random loading. Beginning with the fundamental relations of beams, plates, and shells, the book then develops the analysis for random loading. The author includes methods for solving problems of built-up systems, discusses random structural acoustics, and includes computer programs for acoustical analysis available at Catalog no. K11519, June 2011, 297 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3093-2, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as eBook

Aircraft Noise Assessment, Prediction and Control

Environmental and Architectural Acoustics Z. Maekawa, J.H. Rindel, and P. Lord This serves as a foundation reference for students of architecture and environmental engineering, including those new to the study of acoustics. Problem-solving exercises are provided at the end of each chapter. The authors focus on techniques, methods, and standards and lead into further more specialized material, which makes the book useful for more advanced students and professional engineers. Cross-disciplinary and broad in scope, it covers both outdoor and indoor acoustics. Catalog no. RU47047, December 2010, 376 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-44900-7, $160.00 / £80.00

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Applied Structural and Mechanical Vibrations Theory, Methods and Measuring Instrumentation, Second Edition Vittorio Ferrari University of Brescia, Italy

Oleksandr Zaporozhets and Vadim Tokarev

Paolo L. Gatti

National Aviation University, Ukraine

Praise for Previous Editions

Keith Attenborough University of Hull, UK

Aircraft noise has adverse impacts on passengers, airport staff, and people living near airports. Reducing perceived noise of aircraft involves reduction of noise at the source, along the propagation path, and at the receiver. This book demonstrates how accurate and reliable information about aircraft noise levels can be gained by calculations using appropriate generation and propagation models, and by measurements with effective monitoring systems. It details necessary measurement techniques and explains how to allow for atmospheric conditions and natural and artificial topography. Catalog no. RU45531, May 2011, 432 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-24066-6, $160.00 / £80.00

Consulting Structural Engineer, Italy

“The book is very well written and could be considered as quite different from earlier books on the topic, and can be recommended for graduate research level students as well as practicing engineers.” —Journal of Structural Engineering

“An excellent addition to the literature. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals.” —Choice

“This reviewer recommends this book strongly for use in universities libraries and laboratories involved in vibration measurements.” —Applied Mechanics Reviews

“The book is well written and structured, and is a good reference book.” —The Structural Engineer

Catalog no. Y105977, October 2012, 832 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-56578-3, $165.00 / £100.00

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Vibrations Nonlinear Random Vibration

Rotating Machinery Vibration

Analytical Techniques and Applications, Second Edition

From Analysis to Troubleshooting, Second Edition

Cho W.S. To University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA

Maurice L. Adams, Jr.

This second edition of Nonlinear Random Vibration: Analytical Techniques and Applications expands on the original edition with additional detailed steps in various places in the text. It is a first systematic presentation on the subject. It covers Markovian and non-Markovian solutions of nonlinear stochastic differential equations, exact solutions of Fokker-Planck-Kolmogorov equations, methods of statistical linearization, statistical nonlinearization techniques, methods of stochastic averaging, truncated hierarchy techniques, and an appendix on probability theory. Catalog no. K13815, August 2011, 312 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-89897-3, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as eBook

Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems Ramin S. Esfandiari and Bei Lu California State University, Long Beach, USA

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.

This book provides engineering professions with a thorough grounding in relevant fundamentals. It describes sources and types of vibration and delves into computer modeling and machine vibration signal analysis. The book is accompanied by a disk filled with tools for analyzing general rotor vibration and rotor balancing. Providing detailed descriptions of vibration symptoms for rotor unbalance, dynamic instability, rotor-stator rubs, misalignment, loose parts, cracked shafts, and rub-induced thermal bows, this book is an essential reference for engineering professionals across design and manufacturing. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K10362, December 2009, 476 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0717-0, $174.95 / £112.00 Also available as eBook

Third Edition of a Bestseller!

Mechanical Vibration Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Third Edition Haym Benaroya and Mark L. Nagurka

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The third edition of a bestseller, this book 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.

Catalog no. K10418, March 2010, 454 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0845-0, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. 80563, June 2009, 992 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8056-8, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as eBook


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

Co-authored by Charles Gross—one of the most well-known and respected professors in the field of electric machines and power engineering—and his world-renowned 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. In many cases, courses for non-electrical engineers, or non-EEs, have presented watered-down classical EE material, resulting in unpopular courses that students hate and senior faculty members understandingly avoid teaching. To remedy this situation—and create more well-rounded practitioners—the authors focus on the true EE needs of non-EEs, as determined through their own teaching experience, as well as significant input from non-EE faculty. The book provides several important contemporary interdisciplinary examples to support this approach. The result is a full-color modern narrative that bridges the various EE and non-EE curricula and serves as a truly relevant course that students and faculty can both enjoy. 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 eBook

Computer Methods for Engineering with MATLAB® Applications Second Edition Yogesh Jaluria Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

Substantially revised and updated, Computer Methods for Engineering with MATLAB® Applications, Second Edition presents equations to describe engineering processes and systems. It includes computer methods for solving these equations and discusses the nature and validity of the numerical results for a variety of engineering problems. This edition now uses MATLAB® in its discussions of computer solution. New to the Second Edition • Recent advances in computational software and hardware • A large number of MATLAB commands and programs for solving exercises and to encourage students to develop their own computer programs for specific problems • Additional exercises and examples in all chapters • New and updated references The text follows a systematic approach for obtaining physically realistic, valid, and accurate results through numerical modeling. It employs examples from many engineering areas to explain the elements involved in the numerical solution and make the presentation relevant and interesting. It also incorporates a wealth of solved exercises to supplement the discussion and illustrate the ideas and methods presented. The book shows how a computational approach can provide physical insight and obtain inputs for the analysis and design of practical engineering systems. Solutions manual 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. ... Catalog no. RT90366, September 2011, 631 pp. ISBN: 978-1-59169-036-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as eBook

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General Technical Writing

Power System Analysis

A Practical Guide for Engineers and Scientists

Short-Circuit Load Flow and Harmonics, Second Edition

Phillip A. Laplante The Pennsylvania State University, Malvern, USA

Engineers and scientists of all types are often required to write reports, summaries, manuals, guides, and so forth. While these individuals certainly have had some sort of English or writing course, it is less likely that they have had any instruction in the special requirements of technical writing. Filling this void, Technical Writing: A Practical Guide for Engineers and Scientists enables readers to write, edit, and publish materials of a technical nature, including books, articles, reports, and electronic media. Written by a renowned engineer and widely published technical author, this guide complements 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. • Offers precise, hands-on coverage of technical writing • Complements the traditional writer’s reference manuals and other books on technical writing • Includes a number of personal anecdotes and historical stories that serve as real-world examples of technical writing • Explores the various avenues for publishing your work • Explains how to write for blogs, social networks, and other e-media • Incorporates at least one figure, table, graphic, bullet list, or equation on most pages Selected Contents The Nature of Technical Writing. Technical Writing Basics. The Writing Process. Scientific Writing. Business Communications. Technical Reporting. Using Graphical Elements. Publishing Your Work. Writing for E-Media. Writing with Collaborators. Glossary. Index. Catalog no. K11106, July 2011, 250 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2085-8 $39.95 / £25.99 Also available as eBook


J.C. Das Amec, Inc., Decatur, Georgia, USA

Praise for the Previous Edition “The usefulness of this text comes from showing how to calculate and analyze many aspects of the power system without relying on a computer analysis. … [A] very useful text for an undergraduate or even graduate course in power engineering. … It would also make for a good reference book for practicing power system engineers.” —IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine

Using detailed examples that illustrate how to calculate and analyze various aspects of the power system without relying on computer analysis, this book provides comprehensive coverage of both theory and practice in fundamental areas of power system analysis, including power flow, short-circuit computations, harmonics, machine modeling, equipment rating, reactive power control, and optimization. The second edition reflects new advancements and changes in both national and international standards. Comprehensive yet easy to read, the text also features two new chapters on arc flash hazard analysis and wind power generation, two topics that have taken the industry by storm in recent years. • Explores innovative applications • Supports theory with real-world applications • Includes solved examples, illustrations, and end-of-chapter problems • Discusses applications of ANSI/IEEE and IEC methods • Features new chapters Selected Contents Short-Circuit Currents and Symmetrical Components. Unsymmetrical Fault Calculations. Matrix Methods for Network Solutions. Current Interruption in AC Networks. Application and Ratings of Circuit Breakers and Fuses according to ANSI Standards. Short Circuit of Synchronous and Induction Machines. Short-Circuit Calculations according to ANSI Standards. ... Catalog no. K11101, July 2011, 1092 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2078-0, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as eBook

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

This two-volume set covers sensor technology as well as basic measurement and data analysis subjects. 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. Online resources are also provided, including experiments and lecture notes, and instructor CD, upon qualifying course adoption.

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

Praise for the First Edition “… [This book] has many excellent features that distinguish it from its peers. It is well written with clear learning objectives … Using this text, students can start with no MATLAB or programming background and leave this course with the rudiments in hand. … if the focus of the class is to be on measurements, this book does an excellent job of taking a student from basic physics up to signal processing. … a welcome addition to the possibilities for biomedical measurements classes.” —IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine Ancillary materials available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K13493, April 2011, 614 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7529-2, $119.95 / £76.99

Catalog no. K11230, January 2010, 504 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2568-6, $94.95 / £59.99 Also available as eBook

Fundamentals of Sensors for Engineering and Science

What Every Engineer Should Know about MATLAB® and Simulink®

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

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. The text includes examples, chapter problems, and links to helpful ancillary materials. Solutions manual and website with extensive instructor resources available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K12810, April 2011, 110 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6103-5 $49.95 / £31.99 Also available as eBook

Adrian B. Biran Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Using examples from mathematics, mechanical and electrical engineering, and control and signal processing, this book provides an introduction to MATLAB® and Simulink® and examines the advantages and limitations of both. The author demonstrates how to visualize the results of calculations in various kinds of graphical representations, how to write useful script files and functions for solving specific problems, how to avoid disastrous computational errors, and how to insert calculations and graphs into technical reports produced by either MS Word or LaTeX. Companion software with functions and script files is available online. Catalog no. K10511, July 2010, 451 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1020-0 $72.95 / £45.99

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Numerical and Analytical Methods with MATLAB®

Compressor Handbook Principles and Practice

William Bober, Chi-Tay Tsai, and Oren Masory

Tony Giampaolo

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA


This book discusses different compressors, how they operate, how to control them, and how operating conditions have a significant impact on compressor performance. Topics covered include the influence of pressure, temperature, molecular weight, specific heat ration, compression ration, speed, vane position, and volume bottles. Different methods of throughput control are considered, and the book describes how each of these control methods effects compressor life. Compressor surge is also examined discussed in detail along with the various types of instrumentation (controllers, valves, and pressure and temperature transmitters). Catalog no. N10112, July 2010, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1571-7, $124.95 / £82.00

Lyapunov-Based Control of Robotic Systems Aman Behal, Warren Dixon, Darren M. Dawson, and Bin Xian

Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. 93568, August 2009, 472 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9356-8, $107.95 / £69.99

Modeling and Control of Engineering Systems Clarence W. de Silva

This work describes nonlinear control design solutions for problems that arise from robots required to interact with and manipulate their environments. The authors use Lyapunov’s direct method as an effective tool to design and analyze controllers for robotic systems and include numerous examples that illustrate how this method addresses advanced robotics research problems. After a historical perspective of robotics and a review of standard robot control approaches, the book presents real-time computing and experimental test beds for implementing developed controllers. It also explores sensor-based feedback path planning, navigation, and control. Catalog no. 7025, December 2009, 389 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7025-0, $149.95 / £96.00 Also available as 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.

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. 76868, August 2009, 796 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7686-8, $129.95 / £82.99

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