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Fluid Dynamics ......................................................8 Thermodynamics ................................................10 Machine Design ..................................................13 Mechanics ............................................................14

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MEMS ..................................................................18 Vibrations ............................................................19 General ................................................................20

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

An overall view of the vast spectrum of knowledge needed by practicing rocket scientists and engineers, Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering presents the history and basics of rocket theory, design, experimentation, testing, and applications. It covers an array of fields, from advanced mathematics, chemistry, and physics to logistics, systems engineering, and politics. Beginning with a discussion of the discovery and development of rockets, as well as the basic principles governing rockets and rocket science, this book provides the ideal foundation to guide students through the process of becoming a rocket scientist or engineer, helping them develop a hands-on understanding of the many facets of rocketry.

Features • Presents a unique perspective on the process of performing rocket science and becoming a rocket scientist starting at basic levels • Explains how to build, test, and fly a rocket • Elucidates the general rules and basic physics behind the design of a rocket engine • Covers aspects of orbital mechanics and rocket propulsion, design, and engineering • Provides end-of-chapter problems, as well as many real-world examples, including NASA’s Ares I and V vehicles, Orion spacecraft, and Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter

Contents What Are Rockets? Why Are Rockets Needed? How Do Rockets Work? How Do Rocket Engines Work? Are All Rockets the Same? How Do We Test Rockets? Are We Thinking Like Rocket Scientists and Engineers? Suggested Reading for Rocket Scientists and Engineers. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 75284, 2009, 314 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7528-1, $89.95

Aircraft Propulsion Edited by

V. Babu IIT Madras, India

This book focuses on concepts in propulsion—particularly gas dynamics, turbomachinery and combustion. It also delves into theoretical and practical design aspects of aircraft engines and thermodynamic analysis. A helpful pedagogical format enables students to learn concepts and problem solving and analysis techniques and then use worked examples to understand application to practical situations in propulsion. Some exercises use thrust calculations based exclusively on military and commercial aircraft engines. The author also introduces advanced concepts on ramjets and scramjets to facilitate advanced studies in propulsion. Written for undergraduate and firstyear postgraduate students in mechanical and aerospace engineering, this book is also useful as a fundamental reference for professionals.

Contents (abridged) Thrust Modes of thrust generation Types of aircraft engines Basics of Compressible One-Dimensional Flows Compressibility of Fluids Compressible and Incompressible Flows Perfect Gas Equation of State Calorically Perfect Gas Governing Equations Acoustic Wave Propagation Speed Reference States T-s Diagrams in Compressible Flows Basics of Turbomachinery Euler’s Turbomachinery Equation Relationship Between the Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery Process Blade design parameters Multi stage turbomachines Basics of Combustion Thermodynamics Enthalpy of formation and sensible enthalpy Properties of ideal gas mixtures Combustion stoichiometry Enthalpy of combustion and calorific value Adiabatic flame temperature Fuels and their properties The Turbojet Engine Operation of a Turbojet Engine... Catalog no. N10101, 2009, 212 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1271-6, $129.95

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Automotive New Edition of a Bestseller!

Written by the founder of the

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

University of Akron Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Program!

Design Fundamentals, Second Edition Iqbal Husain, University of Akron, Ohio, USA

“…Husain takes his new edition to the next level, adding substantial depth to the coverage… 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 interested in the latest developments in electric and hybrid vehicles.” —Annette von Jouanne, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University

The author is a recipient of:

Pedagogical Features

• National Science Foundation CAREER Award • IEEE-IAS Outstanding Young Member Award • IEEE Third Millennium Medal, the College of Engineering Outstanding Researcher Award • Society of Automotive Engineers Vincent Bendix Automotive Electronics Engineering Award

• Discusses alternative vehicle control strategies and communications

Thoroughly updated to encompass the significant technological advances since the publication of the first edition, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Design Fundamentals, Second Edition presents the design fundamentals, component sizing, and systems interactions of alternative vehicles. This new edition of a widely praised, bestselling textbook maintains a comprehensive, systems-level perspective of electric and hybrid vehicles while covering the hybrid architectures and components of the vehicle in much greater detail.

New to the Second Edition • The latest on sizing and design guidelines for various hybrid architectures, control strategies for hybrid vehicles, powertrain component cooling systems, and in-vehicle communication methods • Sections on modeling of energy storage components, tire-road force mechanics, compressed airstorage, DC/DC converters, emission control systems, electromechanical brakes, and vehicle fuel economy • Reorganized chapters on power electronics, electric machines, and motor drives sections • Emphasis on the integration of mechanical and electrical components, taking into account the interdisciplinary nature of automotive engineering Authored by a distinguished IEEE fellow with first-hand experience teaching the fundamentals and cutting-edge technologies of nextgeneration automotives, this text shows students how electrical and mechanical engineers must work together to complete an alternative vehicle system. It empowers them to carry on state-ofthe-art research and development in automotive engineering in order to meet today’s requirements for designing clean, efficient, and sustainable vehicles.


• Includes many design examples, worked out problems, and exercises • Offers the option of using MATLAB® to develop models and solve problems • Provides downloadable PowerPoint slides for classroom presentations

Contents Introduction to Alternative Vehicles. Vehicle Mechanics. Alternative Vehicle Architectures. Battery Energy Storage. Alternative Energy Storage. Electric Machines. Power Electronic Converters. Electric Motor Drives. Control of AC Machines. Internal Combustion Engines. Powertrain Components and Brakes. Cooling Systems. Hybrid Vehicle Control Strategy. Vehicle Communications.

Complete contents and more reviews available online Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. K10593, August 2010, 523 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1175-7 $99.95

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Introduction to Biofuels David M. Mousdale Beocarta Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland

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

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes Edited by

Jay Cheng North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

"This volume is a major achievement for its coverage of the production and implementation of biologically based resources, and related principles and technologies. Cheng is an expert in bioprocessing and environmental engineering … Summing Up: Recommended." —CHOICE

Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 9517X, January 2010, 517 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9517-3, $99.95

Features • Provides a broad perspective on biofuels • Offers detailed coverage of biochemical processes • Describes social and economic constraints • Presents numerous examples

Includes Simulation Codes

Electric Machines

Historical Development of Biofuels

Steady State, Transients, and Design with MATLAB®

Chemistry, Biochemistry & Microbiology of Biomass

Ion Boldea and Lucian Nicolae Tutelea

Biotechnology of Bioethanol Production

University Politehnica of Timisoara, Romania


Biochemical Engineering & Bioprocess Management for Fuel Ethanol The Economics of Bioethanol Diversifying the Biofuels Portfolio Options for the Development of Biofuels Biofuels as Products of Integrated Bioprocesses Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. K10607, August 2010, 455 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1207-5, $119.95

In an era of energy-versus-environment concerns and power electronics and DSP embedded control, this book assesses major recent developments in informatics technologies. Concisely exploring electric machines, the authors separate power electronics and control as key elements in electric energy conversion and savings. The comprehensive, unified treatment offers students numerous worked numerical examples and a plethora of MATLAB® digital simulation codes on an accompanying CD-ROM. It covers topics including steady-state and transient operation, Finite Element (FE) analysis, and optimal design of electric transformers, as well as induction and synchronous, permanent magnet DC brush and brushless motors and generators. Catalog no. 55720, January 2010, 797 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5572-6, $129.95

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Energy Photovoltaic Systems Engineering Third Edition

Test Out the Newest Software!

The Dynamics of Energy

VB Engineering, Boca Raton, Florida, USA

Supply, Conversion, and Utilization

Jerry Ventre

Horacio Perez-Blanco

Florida Solar Energy Center, Cocoa, USA

Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Third Edition presents a comprehensive engineering basis for photovoltaic (PV) system design, so engineering students can understand the what, how, and especially the why associated with the electrical, mechanical, economic, and aesthetic aspects of PV system design. Building on the popularity of the first two editions, the esteemed authors explore the significant growth and new ideas in the PV industry. They integrate their experience in system design and installation gained since publication of the last edition.

Presents Energy Issues from the Unique Perspective of Dynamic Systems

Roger A. Messenger

New tools to help students understand the latest technologies and ideas in this rapidly evolving field The book elucidates the design of PV systems so that when engineering judgment is needed, the engineer can make intelligent decisions based on a clear understanding of the parameters involved. This goal differentiates this textbook from the many design and installation manuals that train students how to make design decisions, but not why. The authors explain why a PV design is executed a certain way, and how the design process is actually implemented.

This cutting-edge book presents: • An updated overview of energy production and consumption • Mathematical background for understanding energy supply and demand • A summary of the solar spectrum and how to optimize the capture of the sun’s energy • A modified top-down approach to building an optimized PV system • Analysis of the components used in PV systems • Economic and environmental issues in PV design criteria Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. K10154, February 2010, 527 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0292-2, $99.95


Assessing the existing and future possibilities of energy sources and technologies, this book helps develop competence in energy matters on three levels: basic concepts, essential computations, and dynamic modeling. It details various energy technologies to enhance understanding of the present and enable innovative speculation about the energy future. The text contains numerical examples that further conceptual insights and uses dynamic modeling to show how different energy systems fulfill different needs in a timely manner.

Features • Provides a complete portfolio of various energy technologies • Presents energy resource assessments in common units to enable meaningful comparisons • Includes VisSim™ examples on an accompanying CD-ROM • Offers both Simulink® and ViSim examples as well as a trial version of VisSim available for download from the CRC Press website

Contents The Laws. The Equations for Transient Phenomena. Predicting Peaks: A Difficult Art. Fossil Fuels and Their Technology. Renewable Technology. Après Conversion: Utilization Technology. Chain Efficiencies: From Capture to Utilization. Energy and Its Sequels. Dynamic Modeling. The Future: A Moving Green Target. Solutions manual available with course adoption Professor Perez-Blanco is a member of the Penn State Wind Energy Working Group. Catalog no. 76884, 2009, 320 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7688-2, $109.95

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Heating and Cooling of Buildings

Measurement and Detection of Radiation

Design for Efficiency, Revised Second Edition

Third Edition

Jan F. Kreider

Sheldon Landsberger

Kreider & Associates LLC, Boulder, Colorado, USA

The University of Texas, Austin, USA

Peter S. Curtiss Curtiss Engineering, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, USA

Ari Rabl Ecole des Mines, Paris, France

Focused on improving performance of buildings and the comfort and productivity of their occupants, Heating and Cooling of Buildings: Design for Efficiency, Revised Second Edition presents the technical basis for designing the lighting and mechanical systems of buildings. Providing numerous homework problems, this revised second edition offers a 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-ROM contains an updated version of the Heating and Cooling of Buildings (HCB) software program, as well as electronic appendices that include more than 1,000 tables in HTML format that can be searched by major categories, a table list, or an index of topics. From materials to computers, this edition explores the latest technologies exerting a profound effect on the design and operation of buildings. Emphasizing design optimization and critical thinking, the book continues to be the ultimate resource to help students understand energy use in buildings.

Features • Presents straightforward descriptions of the mechanical processes in buildings • Covers modern heating and cooling technologies, such as solar heating • Explains how building equipment uses energy • Includes a CD-ROM with the HCB software program, graphics, and more than 1,000 tables • Offers ancillary information on the book’s website

Nicholas Tsoulfanidis University of Nevada, Reno, USA

New Edition of a Bestseller! With the miniaturization of equipment, increased speed of electronic components, and more sophisticated software, radiation detection systems are now used more productively in many disciplines, including nuclear nonproliferation, homeland security, and nuclear medicine. Continuing in the tradition of its bestselling predecessors, Measurement and Detection of Radiation, Third Edition illustrates the fundamentals of nuclear interactions and radiation detection with a multitude of examples and problems. It gives students a clearly written, accessible introduction to nuclear instrumentation concepts.

New to the Third Edition • The latest applications of radiation detection and measurement techniques, covering nuclear medicine, dosimetry, health physics, nonproliferation, and homeland security • Updates to all chapters and subtopics within chapters, as needed • Updated references and bibliography • Illustrative examples and new problems • Covers data analysis for counting experiments

An Update of the Standard Textbook for the Field of Radiation Measurement This third edition of a classic textbook continues to serve new students entering the nuclear science and engineering fields. It enables them to select the proper detector, analyze the results of counting experiments, and perform radiation measurements that follow proper health physics procedures. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 91859, October 2010, c. 808 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9185-4, $129.95

Solutions manual available with course adoptions Catalog no. K10576, January 2010, 863 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1151-1, $119.95

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Fluid Dynamics

Latest Edition of a Bestseller!

Introduction to Fluid Mechanics Fourth Edition William S. Janna The University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA

This bestselling work is designed for engineering majors taking their first course in fluids. Updated to include new advances and relevant examples, the text starts with the concepts of fluid statics and moves on to the control/volume approach of determining flow. Noted for its careful explanation of topics and use of step-by- step examples, this text helps those new to fluid mechanics make sense of its concepts and calculations. Applications areas are emphasized, with extensive resources included for design problems involving piping and tubing. Separate problem sections now stress computer usage and design project work.

Features • Provides an understandable introduction to engineering fluid mechanics, with complex mathematics kept to a minimum • Practical examples and applications that students can understand are used to build an intuitive understanding of fluids concepts • Includes tabular information to facilitate thermal/fluid design work

Pedagogical Features • Requires a relatively low math level and offers a student-oriented approach • Strong on practical applications, such as thermal/fluid design • Helps students develop problem-solving skills in a progressive manner with extensive confidence-building, class-tested chapter problem sets that include computer and design categories • Chapter introductions, examples, extensive tables, and key equations

Catalog no. 85247, January 2010, 738 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8524-2, $119.95


Contents (abridged) Fundamental Concepts Definition of a Fluid Dimensions and Units Properties of Fluids Liquids and Gases Continuum Fluid Statics Pressure and Pressure Measurement Hydrostatic Forces on Submerged Plane Surfaces Hydrostatic Forces on Submerged Curved Surfaces Equilibrium of Accelerating Fluids Forces on Submerged Bodies Stability of Submerged and Floating Bodies Basic Equations of Fluid Mechanics Kinematics of Flow Control Volume Approach Continuity Equation Momentum Equation Energy Equation Bernoulli’s Equation Dimensional Analysis and Dynamic Similitude Dimensional Homogeneity and Analysis Dimensionless Ratios Dimensional Analysis by Inspection Similitude Correlation of Experimental Data Flow in Closed Conduits Laminar and Turbulent Flow Effect of Viscosity Pipe Dimensions and Specifications Equation of Motion The Friction Factor and Pipe Roughness Simple Piping Systems Minor Losses Forces Exerted on Fittings by Moving Fluids Pipes in Parallel Pumps and Piping Systems... Solutions manual available with course adoption

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Fluid Dynamics Applied Hydrodynamics An Introduction to Ideal and Real Fluid Flows Hubert Chanson The University of Queensland, School of Engineering, Brisbane, Australia

“[T]he combination of theoretical aspects, perfectly developed, with an applied point of view directly related to engineering and research, is an additional asset which is not found in other books… [T]his book should interest all the students, engineers (beginner or not), researchers and teachers in fluid mechanics whatever their field of predilection. …strongly recommended.” —Dr. Frederic Murzyn, ESTACA (France)

Designed for senior undergraduate and postgraduate students in civil, environmental, hydraulic, and mechanical engineering, this textbook deals with the topic of applied hydrodynamics, with material grouped into two complementary sections: ideal fluid flow and real fluid flow. The first section addresses two- as well as threedimensional fluid motions that are not subject to boundary friction effects. The second section considers the flow regions affected by boundary friction and turbulent shear.

Pedagogical Features • Covers a wide range of applications • Offers insight from an experienced teacher using new and modern techniques and equipment • Includes many worked examples, exercises, and supportive software available • Refers to free supportive softwares (2DFlowPlus and DynaFlow) • Provides notes, applications, remarks, and discussions in each chapter

Contents (abridged) Introduction Fundamental Equations Part I - Irrotational Flow Motion of Ideal Fluid Part II - Real Fluid Flows: Theory and Applications Appendices Catalog no. K10277, 2009, 478 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-49271-3, $159.95

Fluid Machinery Application, Selection, and Design, Second Edition Terry Wright Consultant, Cornelia, Georgia, USA

Philip Gerhart University of Evansville, Indiana, USA

Examine Machine Performance and System Variables Simultaneously Published nearly a decade ago, the first edition of this book quickly became popular with students, professors, and professionals alike because of its comprehensive and comprehensible introduction to fluid mechanics in turbomachinery. Renamed to reflect its wider scope and reorganized content, this second edition provides a more logical flow of information that will enhance understanding. In particular, it presents a consistent notation within and across chapters, updating material when appropriate. Accounting for the astounding growth in the field of computational fluid dynamics since the first edition, this text emphasizes traditional “onedimensional” layout and points the way toward using CFD for turbomachinery design and analysis.

Features • Emphasizes industrial applications of fluid machinery, covering selection and design • Discusses turbomachine noise as a selection criterion • Presents a unified treatment applicable to all types of turbomachines

Presents Extensive Examples and Design Exercises to Illustrate Performance Parameters and Machine Geometry Focusing on preliminary design and selection of equipment to meet performance specifications, the authors cover topics including gas and hydraulic turbines and standard industry equipment, such as compressors, blowers, fans, and pumps. This book promotes a pragmatic approach to turbomachinery application and design, examining difficulties and conflicting requirements. It provides illustrations, exercises, and worked examples from a diverse range of industrial applications to illustrate their common ground and the generality of the basic design approach. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 82949, January 2010, 453 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8294-4, $119.95

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Thermodynamics New Edition of a Classic!

New Edition of a Bestseller!

Heat Conduction Using Green’s Functions

Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer

Second Edition

John R. Howell

Kevin D. Cole, James V. Beck, A. Haji-Sheikh, and Bahman Litkouhi

University of Texas, Austin, USA

Since its publication more than 15 years ago, Heat Conduction Using Green’s Functions has become the consummate heat conduction treatise from the perspective of Green’s functions—and the newly revised Second Edition is poised to take its place. Based on the authors’ own research and classroom experience with the material, this book organizes the solution of heat conduction and diffusion problems through the use of Green’s functions, making these valuable principles more accessible, for students in particular. As in the first edition, this book applies extensive tables of Green’s functions and related integrals, and all chapters have been updated and revised for the second edition.

M. Pinar Menguc

Readers can access the Green’s Function Library website, a searchable collection of GFs based on this book’s appendices The book reflects the authors’ conviction that although Green’s functions were discovered in the nineteenth century, they remain directly relevant to 21st-century engineers and scientists. It chronicles the authors’ continued search for new GFs and novel ways to apply them to heat conduction.

New features of this latest edition: • Expands introduction to Green’s functions, both steady and unsteady • Discusses the eigenfunction expansion method, as well as sections on the convergence speed of series solutions and the importance of alternate GF • Includes a section on intrinsic verification, an important new tool for obtaining correct numerical values from analytical solutions • Presents new examples and figures on rectangular, cylindrical, and spherical geometries • Integrates a new chapter on the subject of steady-periodic heat conduction • Offers new appendices on the Dirac delta function, the Laplace transform, and properties of common materials Catalog no. K10695, July 2010, 663 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1354-6, $159.95


Fifth Edition

Robert Siegel Heat Transfer Consultant, Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA

Providing a comprehensive overview of the radiative behavior and properties of materials, this latest edition of a bestseller describes the physics of radiative transfer, methods for developing analysis, and various mathematical and numerical techniques. This installment of the classic textbook covers new topics such as radiative transfer at the micro- and nanoscales and inverse problems associated with such transfer. Maintaining the fundamentals of the original, this book also addresses blackbody radiation and radiative properties of opaque materials, radiative exchange between enclosures without any radiative medium between the surfaces; and radiative properties of gases and energy exchange.

Features • Reflects innovations in the field, including radiative transfer at the micro- and nanoscales • Includes new problems, worked examples, and extensive reference lists at the end of every chapter • Offers an online link to supplementary material and links to configuration factors for diffuse surfaces

Contents (abridged) Introduction to Radiation Transfer. Definitions of Properties at Interfaces. Radiative Properties of Opaque Materials. Configuration Factors for Diffuse Surface with Uniform Radiosity. Radiation Exchange in Enclosures Composed of Black and/or Diffuse-Gray Surfaces. Radiation Exchange between Nondiffuse Nongray Surfaces. Radiation Combined with Conduction and Convection at Boundaries. Inverse Problems in Radiative Transfer in Transparent Media. Radiative Properties of Participating Media... Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. K10138, September 2010, c. 1012 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0533-6, $129.95

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Thermodynamics From Concepts to Applications, Second Edition

Latest Version of a Perennial Bestseller!

Engineering Heat Transfer

Arthur Shavit and Chaim Gutfinger

Third Edition

Israeli Institute of Technology, Haifa

The University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Although there are numerous thermodynamics texts on the market, most present the material in a way that is too complicated for those new to the field. Distilling core fundamentals in a rigorous yet accessible presentation, this second edition continues to maintain an appropriate level of precision to prepare students for subsequent, more advanced topics. With its logical methodology for solving problems in the context of conservation laws and property tables or equations, this text elucidates the terms around which thermodynamics has historically developed, such as work, heat, temperature, energy, and entropy. Using a pedagogical approach that builds from basic principles to laws and eventually corollaries of the laws, it enables students to think in clear and accurate thermodynamic terms to learn how to solve real engineering problems.

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

William S. Janna

Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 72021, 2009, 680 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7202-0, $129.95

Pedagogical Features • Introduces a problem-solving methodology and uses it consistently in examples • Updates coverage of refrigeration and air conditioning, discussing environmental aspects • Presents extensive illustrations, end-of-chapter exercises, and chapter equation summaries • Includes open-ended problems to encourage creative problem-solving skills

Contents Basic Concepts. Work, Energy and Heat – First law or Thermodynamics. Simple Systems. The Ideal Gas. The Control Volume. Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Entropy. Applications of the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Availability, Exergy and Irreversibility. Power and Refrigeration Cycles. Ideal Gas Mixtures and Humid Air. Thermodynamic Relations. Equations of State and Generalized Charts. Multicomponent Systems. Equilibrium. Ideal Solutions. Non Ideal Solutions. Chemical Reactions. Appendix: Thermodynamics Properties.

Heat Transfer Thermal Management of Electronics Younes Shabany Flextronics Corp., Milpitas, California, USA

This book begins with coverage of the basic knowledge necessary to understand and solve simple electronic cooling problems, then explores more details on heat transfer fundamentals to give students a deeper understanding of associated physics. Next, the author describes experimental and numerical techniques and tools used in a typical thermal design process and ends with a chapter on some advanced cooling techniques. With its comprehensive coverage of thermal design, this book can help students to develop the necessary expertise in thermal management of electronics, and to move a step closer to being a multidisciplinary engineer.

Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 73680, 2009, 642 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7368-3, $131.95

Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. K10756, January 2010, 523 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1467-3, $119.95

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Thermodynamics Revised and Improved!

Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys Third Edition David A. Porter, Kenneth E. Easterling, and Mohamed Sherif A comprehensive overview of phase transformations, this new editon is supplemented by practical case studies involving engineering alloys. It addresses computer-aided calculation of phase diagrams, including recent improvements. It also expands treatment of bainite transformation, nucleation, metallic glasses, steel, and Scheil's Additivity Rule. Adding new case studies and exercises drawn from current applications, the text integrates basic and advanced material in a progressive easy-to-follow style that is ideal for those new to the field. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 62107, 2009, 520 pp., Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4200-6210-6, $69.95


Concise Chemical Thermodynamics Third Edition A.P.H. Peters Hogeschool Zuyd, Heerlen, The Netherlands

Following in the tradition of its predecessors, this third edition again offers students a practical, example-based exploration of a critical topic, maintaining academic rigor while avoiding complicated calculations. It discusses the world’s current energy consumption and the role of renewable energy in the future. It also examines exothermic reactions and uses Mathcad® to calculate a plot of Gibbs energy. In addition, it explains the Lambda sensor and employs FactSage software to calculate and describe the production of silicon in an arc (oven) furnace. This latest edition re-works problems that have proven to be the most difficult for students and adds several new ones to further amplify complex areas. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. K10683, July 2010, 234 pp., Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4398-1332-4, $49.95


Mechanisms of Diffusional Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys H.I. Aaronson, M. Enomoto, and J.K. Lee Based on the lecture notes of the renowned Hubert I. Aaronson, this text details the fundamental principles of phase transformations in metals and alloys upon which steel and other metals industries are based. Instead of relying strictly on a pedagogical approach, it documents the evolution of phase transformation concepts. The authors present topics by describing a phenomenon and then following up with a corresponding hypothesis or alternative explanation. In this way, the book also shows how the field continues to evolve and meet new challenges. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 62999, May 2010, c. 685 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6299-1, $119.95


Introduction to Statistical Physics Second Edition Kerson Huang Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

Written by a world-renowned theoretical physicist, this textbook thoroughly familiarizes advanced undergraduate students with the different aspects of statistical physics. Along with many new exercises, this second edition expands discussion of phase transition in thermodynamics and covers stochastic processes in greater depth. It also reflects current research and emerging technology dealing with Bose–Einstein condensation and explains the Ginsburg–Landau theory of the order parameter in a way that is easy for students to understand. The methodology is illustrated with applications in information theory, the stock market, computer simulations, semiconductors, and more. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. C7902, January 2010, 333 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7902-9, $59.95

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Machine Design


Introduction to Precision Machine Design and Error Assessment

A Foundation Course

Edited by

Clarence W. de Silva

Samir Mekid

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

Unlock a Wealth of Pedagogical Features on the Author’s Website

Now that modern machinery and electromechanical devices are typically being controlled using analog and digital electronics and computers, the technologies of mechanical engineering in such a system can no longer be isolated from those of electronic and computer engineering. Mechatronics: A Foundation Course applies a unified approach to help students meet this challenge. It helps them develop an understanding of the synergistic and concurrent use of mechanics, electronics, computer engineering, and intelligent control systems for everything from modeling and analysis to design, implementation, control, and integration of smart electromechanical products.

Addressing the challenges involved in the design of ultra-precision machines, this text explains how to devise an overall design strategy for precision systems and how to identify errors affecting accuracy. It also defines suitable metrology for inspection and performance evaluation. Also useful as a professional reference, this textbook presents engineering students with international standards, reviews design fundamentals, and demonstrates how modeling is used to anticipate and resolve problems of physical phenomena. Catalog no. 7886, 2009, 302 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7886-7, $131.95

Written by a respected engineer who has worked for NASA, Westinghouse Electric, and IBM, this powerful learning tool: • Presents and develops key concepts and formulas, summarizing them in windows, tables, and lists in a user-friendly format • Includes numerous worked examples, problems, and exercises related to real-life situations and the practice of Mechatronics • Describes and employs MATLAB®, Simulink®, LabVIEW®, and associated toolboxes, providing various illustrative examples for their use • Explores the limitations of available software tools and teaches the reader how to choose proper tools to solve a given problem and then assess and interpret the validity of the results This book explains the fundamentals of integrating different types of components and functions, both mechanical and electrical, to achieve optimal operation that meets a desired set of performance specifications. This integration will benefit performance, efficiency, reliability, cost, and environmental impact. Solutions manual available with course adoption Dr. de Silva is a nationally appointed Canadian Research Chair in Mechatronics and Industrial Automation.

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

After introducing the concepts of mechatronic systems, this text delves into the modeling and building of such systems. The author is a highly regarded instructor and leading developer of process models in manufacturing and automotive engineering. Here he employs the Bond Graph technique to demonstrate how a variety of disciplines interconnect, and he also provides a common terminology. The information is supported with practical examples and several case studies with an emphasis on system thinking. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 73141, 2009, 504 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7314-0, $119.95

Catalog no. 82116, June 2010, 896 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8211-1, $99.95

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Mechanics New!

The Finite Element Method in Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics Third Edition


Dynamics in Engineering Practice Tenth Edition Dara W. Childs Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

J.N. Reddy Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

D.K. Gartling Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Considered to be among the very best in the field, this masterwork written by noted experts J.N. Reddy and David Gartling, is the latest version of a resource that finds its way regularly into the hands of practicing engineers, researchers, and graduate students who appreciate its powerful methodology and clear explanations. The third edition contains more problems and examples than previous versions. Classes of problems covered include heat conduction, incompressible viscous flow, and convection heat transfer. Applied numerical examples are used to show realistic examples of FEM in thermal and fluid design analysis.

Features • Introduces basic theory of FEM as applied to general differential equations of engineering • Provides an up-to-date presentation of basic finite elements in two and three- dimensions used to analyze problems of heat transfer and fluid mechanics problems • Includes detailed formulations of the equations governing conductive and convective heat transfer and flows of viscous incompressible fluids

Contents Equations of Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics The Finite Element Method: An Overview 3D Conduction Heat Transfer. Viscous Incompressible Flows Convective Heat Transfer Non-Newtonian Fluids

Combining introductory and intermediate dynamics’ subject matter, this popular text presents an understandable approach to a difficult subject. Treating dynamics as a continuous evolution of motion using differential equations rather than algebra-based mathematics, it covers dynamics essentials, including the development of models for dynamics and vibrations and their subsequent analysis. Examples demonstrate the development of general modeling and analysis approaches for particle and rigid-body motion in planar motion. Recognizing the importance of computer usage and modeling in engineering and in dynamics, multiple MATLAB® computer example problems and tools are presented to help students master the subject.

Features • Introduces basic material and then provides extended and detailed solutions to multiple example problems • Emphasizes modeling (deriving governing equations of motion) and analysis (developing solutions in the time and frequency domain, eigen analysis, time-transient nonlinear simulations, etc.) • Establishes dynamics as an evolution of continuous motion from the outset • Demonstrates how to derive the equation of motion for one-degree-of-freedom problems using both free-body diagrams and the workenergy equation • Provides alternative modeling and solution approaches for most examples • Includes chapter-end summaries and discussion, as well as many problems with worked examples • Offers a supporting MATLAB® manual

Coupled Problems


Advanced Topics

Introduction and Fundamentals. Planar Kinematics of Particles. Planar Kinetics of Particles. Planar Kinematics of Rigid Bodies. Planar Kinetics of Rigid Bodies.

Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 85980, April 2010, 524 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8598-3, $149.95


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The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity

Introduction to Engineering Mechanics

Second Edition

A Continuum Approach

Richard B. Hetnarski

Jenn Stroud Rossmann Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, USA

Naples, Florida, USA

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

“…strongly recommended for graduate students … especially to students of applied and computational mechanics…” —Journal of Thermal Stresses

This book presents the mathematical theory of elasticity and its applications. It provides classical results on elasticity, as well as new findings obtained in recent years by various researchers, including the authors and their collaborators. The text provides a bridge between mathematical theory and applied elasticity using specific applications illustrated in exercises and problems. It covers the areas of elastostatics, thermoelastostatics, elastodynamics, and thermoelastodynamics with an emphasis on the problems of elastodynamics and thermoelastodynamics. This edition also features an appendix on nonclassical dynamic thermoelasticity, along with expanded name and subject indices.

Features • Presents an in-depth treatment of elasticity • Provides clear exposition of the material with proofs and detailed explanations • Includes numerous exercises in the text and chapter problems

Contents Part I: Historical Note, Theory, Examples, and Problems Creators of the Theory of Elasticity. Mathematical Preliminaries. Fundamentals of Linear Elasticity. Formulation of Problems of Elasticity. Variational Formulation of Elastostatics. Variational Principles of Elastodynamics. Complete Solutions of Elasticity. Formulation of Two-dimensional Problems. Part II: Applications and Problems Solutions to Particular Three-Dimensional Boundary Value Problems of Elastostatics. Solutions to Particular Two-Dimensional Boundary Value Problems of Elastostatics. Solutions to Particular Three-Dimensional Initial-Boundary Value Problems of Elastodynamics. Solutions to Particular TwoDimensional Initial-boundary Value Problems of Elastodynamics. One-Dimensional Solutions of Elastodynamics. Appendices. Catalog no. K11420, October 2010, c. 656 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2888-5, $119.95

Clive L. Dym Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California, USA

"… a welcome addition to the family of resources for undergraduates majoring in mechanical, aerospace, civil, and other allied engineering fields. It offers a unified treatment for solid and fluid mechanics using a continuum mechanics approach. …provides a valuable introduction to engineering mechanics…" – R. Kolar, Naval Postgraduate School, in CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries

The essence of continuum mechanics — the internal response of materials to external loading — is often obscured by the complex mathematics of its formulation. By building gradually from one- to two- and three-dimensional formulations, this book offers students an accessible introduction to the fundamentals of solid and fluid mechanics, covering stress and strain among other key topics. This text presents several real-world case studies, such as the St. Francis Dam, to illustrate the mathematical connections between solid and fluid mechanics, with an emphasis on practical applications of these concepts to mechanical, civil, and electrical engineering structures and design.

Features • Condenses to effectively summarize material usually covered over several semesters • Employs a conversational style that makes it easily accessible to undergraduate students • Covers both continuum mechanics and mathematics • Makes explicit connections among concepts not typically understood until the graduate level

Contents (abridged) Introduction. Strain and Stress in One Dimension. Case Study 1: Collapse of Kansas City Hyatt Regency Walkways. Strain and Stress in Higher Dimensions. Applying Strain and Stress in Higher Dimensions. Case Study 2: Pressure Vessels. Beams. Case Study 3: Physiological Levers and Repairs. Beam Deflections… Catalog no. 62719, 2009, 485 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6271-7, $91.95

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Mechanics Latest Edition of a Bestseller!

Continuum Mechanics for Engineers Third Edition

Finite Element Simulations Using ANSYS

G. Thomas Mase

Esam M. Alawadhi

Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA

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

George E. Mase Green Valley, Arizona, USA

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 new 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 gives students an excellent self-study guide that will strengthen their skills.

FEATURES • Carefully explains mathematical concepts as they are introduced • Includes expanded and reorganized coverage of elasticity • Contains additional examples, exercises, and applications • Incorporates some MATLAB® examples

CONTENTS Continuum Theory Essential Mathematics Stress Principles Kinematics of Deformation and Motion Fundamental Laws and Equations Linear Elasticity Classical Fluids Nonlinear Elasticity Linear Viscoelasticity Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 85387, January 2010, 398 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8538-9, $99.95


Kuwait University, Safat

This volume focuses on the use of ANSYS in solving practical engineering problems. This book provides students and practicing engineers with the fundamental knowledge of numerical simulation using ANSYS. It treats each physical phenomenon independently in a way that enables readers to pick out single subjects or related chapters and study them as a self-contained unit. The last chapter is devoted to multi-physics analyses and problems. Additionally, the book contains a number of complete tutorials on using ANSYS for real, practical problems. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. K10098, January 2010, 416 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0160-4, $119.95

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

Noted for its practical approach to graduate-level mechanics, this volume is considered one of the top textbooks on the subject of elasticity and stress in construction. The author presents many examples and applications to review and support several foundational concepts. Making this book extraordinarily useful to students, the more advanced concepts in elasticity and stress are analyzed and introduced gradually, accompanied by even more examples and engineering applications, in addition to numerous illustrations. Chapter problems are carefully arranged from the basic to the more challenging, and newer computer methods, including FEA and computational/ equation-solving software, are covered. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. K10142, January 2010, 596 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0270-0, $129.95

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Mechanics Applied Mechanics of Solids


Allan F. Bower

Second Edition

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

William F. Hosford

"…an impressive piece of work. It covers an immense amount of material and is well written." —James R. Barber, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Beginning with a description of the physical and mathematical laws that govern deformation in solids, this text goes on to present modern constitutive equations; the nonlinear theory of deformable rods, membranes, plates, and shells; and solutions to important boundary and initial value problems in solid mechanics. It provides a concise introduction to the concepts, analytical techniques, and numerical methods used to analyze deformation, stress, and failure in materials or components. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. K10131, January 2010, 820 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0247-2, $89.95

Physical Metallurgy University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

This book combines theoretical concepts, real alloy systems, processing procedures, and examples of realworld applications. It reviews properties common to all metals before discussing specific nonferrous alloy systems, iron-carbon alloys, special steels and low carbon sheet steel, and cast irons. Concluding chapters treat powder metallurgy, corrosion, welding, and magnetic alloys. There are appendices on microstructural analysis, stereographic projection, and the Miller–Bravais system for hexagonal crystals. Physical Metallurgy uses engaging historical and contemporary examples that relate to the applications of concepts in each chapter, ample references, and sample problems throughout. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. K10701, April 2010, 441 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1360-7, $99.95


Introduction to Composite Materials Design Second Edition Ever J. Barbero West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA

Introduction to Mechanics Mahendra K. Verma Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

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A modern introduction to Newtonian dynamics and the basics of special relativity, this book discusses standard topics, such as Newton’s laws of motion, energy, linear and angular momentum, rigid body dynamics, and oscillations. It also introduces modern topics including symmetries, phase space, nonlinear dynamics, and chaos. The author presents Newton’s equation of motion as a differential equation, bringing out key issues such as phase space and determinism in mechanical systems and helps introduce modern research topics such as chaos theory in a natural way. He highlights key assumptions of Newtonian mechanics and incorporates numerical solutions of many mechanical systems using MATLAB®.

Catalog no. 79158, July 2010, 562 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7915-9, $99.95

Catalog no. N10022, 2009, 356 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0127-7, $69.95

Completely revised and updated, this second edition of a bestseller contains new chapters on short fiber composites, fabric-reinforced composites, and external reinforcement for infrastructure. The text covers design aspects such as fiber and matrix selection, fabrication processes, prediction of material properties, and structural analysis of beams, plates, shells, and other structures. Powerful preliminary design tools, such as "carpet plots," are used in examples throughout the book. Instructional materials— including PowerPoint slides, software, and other pedagogical tools—are available from a passwordprotected website maintained by the author.

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MEMS Micromechatronics Modeling, Analysis, and Design with MATLAB®, Second Edition

Microrobotics Methods and Applications

Victor Giurgiutiu

Yves Bellouard

University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA

Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Sergey Edward Lyshevski

From conception to realization, this book covers all aspects of miniaturized systems that physically interact and manipulate objects at the microscale. Focusing on design-oriented multidisciplinary activities, the author describes how to implement various methods for solving microrobotics problems and designing mechanical systems at the microscale. He discusses actuators and sensing technologies that are applicable to an array of microsystems. With an overview of emerging applications and the current state of the art from research and industry perspectives, the book envisions the future of microrobotics and explores its potential contributions to technology. Ancillary materials are available on a companion website.

Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, USA

Focusing on recent developments in engineering science, enabling hardware, advanced technologies, and software, this volume provides clear, comprehensive coverage of mechatronic and electromechanical systems. It applies cornerstone fundamentals to the design of electromechanical systems, covers emerging software and hardware, introduces rigorous theory, examines the design of high-performance systems, and helps develop problem-solving skills.

New to the Second Edition • Updated and extended worked examples along with the associated MATLAB® codes • Additional problems and exercises • New sections on MATLAB • New case studies The book explores ways to improve and optimize a broad spectrum of electromechanical systems widely used in industrial, transportation, and power systems. It examines the design and analysis of high-performance mechatronic systems, energy systems, efficient energy conversion, power electronics, controls, induced-strain devices, active sensors, microcontrollers, and motion devices. From traditional reading to MEMS and Nano, the text also enables a deep understanding of the multidisciplinary underpinnings of engineering. It can be used for courses in mechatronics, power systems, energy systems, active materials and smart structures, solid-state actuation, structural health monitoring, and applied microcontroller engineering. Victor Giurgiutiu gained his practical experience as program manager for structural mechanics at the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. Sergey Lyshevski is one of the most prolific and respected electrical engineers in the world, and one of the true pioneers in Nano.

Features • Presents a multidisciplinary, design-oriented approach that integrates important concepts of applied physics with engineering • Discusses actuators and sensing technologies that are applicable to a broad array of microsystems • Provides an overview of emerging applications, along with the current status of the field from both research and industrial points of view

Contents PREREQUISITES. Fundamental Concepts of Linear Elasticity. Fundamental Concepts of Kinematics CORE TECHNOLOGY. Applied Physics for Microrobotics. Flexures. Actuators. Sensors IMPLEMENTATION, APPLICATIONS, AND FUTURE PROSPECTS. Implementation: Integration and Fabrication Aspects. State of the Art and Future Directions in Microrobotics Appendix A: Illustration of Student Projects Appendix B: Types of Joints in Mechanism Appendix C: Elementary Flexure Joints: Stiffness Matrix Appendix D: Material Properties Tables Catalog no. 6195X, January 2010, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6195-6, $129.95

Catalog no. 65629, 2009, 948 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6562-6, $119.95


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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, Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems provides a thorough understanding of the mathematical modeling and analysis of dynamic systems. It meticulously covers techniques for modeling dynamic systems, methods of response analysis, and vibration and control systems. After introducing the software and essential mathematical background, the text discusses linearization and different forms of system model representation, such as state-space form and input-output equation. It then explores translational, rotational, mixed mechanical, electrical, electromechanical, pneumatic, liquid-level, and thermal systems. The authors also analyze the time and frequency domains of dynamic systems and describe free and forced vibrations of single and multiple degree-of-freedom systems, vibration suppression, modal analysis, and vibration testing. The final chapter examines aspects of control system analysis, including stability analysis, types of control, root locus analysis, Bode plot, and full-state feedback.


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

Mark L. Nagurka Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

This third and comprehensively revised edition of Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control addresses the fundamental principles of vibration theory, emphasizing its application in solving practical engineering problems. The authors focus on strengthening the engineering student’s command of mathematics as a cornerstone for understanding mechanical vibration and two related fields, namely, control and uncertainties. To this end, the text provides a detailed exploration of the essential equations involved in modeling vibrating systems. It develops formulations and explanations to convey significant information and build the analytical skills that are a prerequisite for the use of advanced language tools such as MATLAB® to analyze specific problems.

Pedagogical Features • Authors take a basic approach to the material with good balance of math and use of computational software (MATLAB) • Unique coverage of uncertainty in vibrations analysis • Strong, integrated coverage of control topics • Enough material included to cover undergraduate and graduate courses

• Uses MATLAB and Simulink to determine and simulate system response as well as implement analytical techniques • Incorporates several applications of vibrations, such as the logarithmic decrement for experimental determination of the damping ratio • Presents systems of units, conversion tables, and useful formulas, such as trigonometric identities and integrals, in the appendices

Straightforward and easy to follow, this volume presents the format, content, and depth of description that the authors themselves would have found useful when they first learned the subject. It assumes a basic knowledge of dynamics, mechanics of materials, differential equations, and some knowledge of matrix algebra.

Rigorously classroom tested, this textbook enables undergraduate students to acquire a solid comprehension of the subject. It provides at least one example of each topic, along with multiple worked-out examples for more complex topics. The text also includes many exercises in each chapter to help students learn firsthand how a combination of ideas can be used to analyze a problem.

The material is organized to afford great flexibility regarding course level, content, and usefulness in self-study for practicing engineers. The book includes a wealth of example problems and explanatory figures, as well as biographies of renowned contributors and access to a MATLAB primer featuring original programs that can be used to solve complex problems and test solutions.

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Catalog no. K10418, March 2010, 454 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0845-0, $129.95

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

Praise for the First Edition "… has many excellent features that distinguish it from its peers. Well written with clear learning objectives stated for each chapter. … 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

Presenting the fundamental tools of experimentation that are currently used by engineers and scientists, this popular text covers basic concepts related to experiments, measurement system components and responses, methods of data analysis, and effective communication of experimental findings. It also offers historical perspectives throughout. Along with updating and reorganizing the presentation, this second edition offers many more problems, slides, and other ancillary material. The book is also supported by a supplementary website with differential equation derivations, laboratory exercise descriptions, MATLAB® sidebars with M-files, and much more.

Features • Covers the basics of experimentation, including types of experiments, units, and reporting • Describes the hardware involved in experiments, such as electronics, measurement system components, system calibration, and system response • Presents methods of data analysis that include probability, statistics, uncertainty analysis, regression and correlation, signal characterization, and signal analysis • Incorporates historical perspectives on instruments and the people behind experimental methods


Solution Techniques for Elementary Partial Differential Equations Second Edition Christian Constanda University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Praise for the First Edition (Winner of the 2002 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award) "… one of the best books on elementary PDEs this reviewer has read so far. Highly recommended." —CHOICE

"… quite simply the best book of its kind that I have seen thus far." —From the Foreword by Peter Schiavone, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

The latest edition of this popular text presents some of the most important and widely used methods for solving PDEs. Along with a new chapter on complex variable methods, it includes new sections on Cauchy–Euler equations, Bessel functions, Legendre polynomials, spherical harmonics, applications of Fourier transformations, and general hyperbolic equations. It lists additional mathematical models based on PDEs and shows how the methods of separation of variables and eigenfunction expansion work for equations other than heat, wave, and Laplace. The author has also added many new worked examples and exercises. Ancillary materials can be made available upon qualifying course adoptions.

Features • Presents all the major methods of PDE solution, including separation of variables, eigenfunction expansion, Fourier and Laplace transformations, Green’s functions, characteristics, and asymptotic expansions • Discusses the solution of elliptic systems of PDEs using complex variable methods • Includes a wealth of worked examples and problems, along with selected solutions • Contains some computational exercises that are worked out using Mathematica® Solutions manual available with course adoption

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General Numerical and Analytical Methods with MATLAB®

Modeling and Control of Engineering Systems

William Bober, Chi-Tay Tsa, and Oren Masory

Clarence W. de Silva

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

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.

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

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Features • Explores the mathematical modeling of engineering problems

Catalog no. 76868, January 2010, 796 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7686-8, $119.95 See page 13 for de Silva’s masterwork on mechatronics

• Includes many sample MATLAB programs • Provides end-of-chapter projects that require students to write programs that might be encountered in industry • Contains color figures that enhance the material on the finite element and CFD output

Solving Applied Mathematical Problems with MATLAB® Dingyu Xue

Contents Numerical Modeling for Engineering. MATLAB Fundamentals. Matrices. Roots of Algebraic and Transcendental Equations. Numerical Integration. Numerical Integration of Ordinary Differential Equations. Simulink. Curve Fitting. Optimization. Partial Differential Equations. Iteration Method. Laplace Transforms. An Introduction to the Finite Element Method. Control Systems. Appendices. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. 93568, January 2010, 472 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9356-8, $99.95

Northeastern University, Shenyang, China

Yangquan Chen Utah State University, Logan, USA

This textbook presents a variety of applied mathematics topics in science and engineering with an emphasis on problem solving techniques using MATLAB®. The authors provide a general overview of the MATLAB language and its graphics abilities before delving into problem solving, making the book useful for readers without prior MATLAB experience. They explain how to generate code suitable for various applications so that readers can apply the techniques to problems not covered in the book. Examples, figures, and MATLAB and Simulink® scripts are provided to enable readers with basic mathematics knowledge to solve various applied math problems in their fields while avoiding unnecessary technical details. Solutions manual available with course adoption Catalog no. C8250, 2009, 448 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8250-0, $81.95

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