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Automotive Engineering New!

Alternative Fuels for Transportation Edited by

Arumugam S. Ramadhas

New!

AC Motor Control and Electrical Vehicle Applications

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Faridabad, India

Kwang Hee Nam

Exploring how to counteract the world 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.

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.

Features

• Presents the basics of DC machines and motor control theories

• Discusses the production methods, properties, advantages, and disadvantages of various nonconventional fuels

• Demonstrates synthesis of magnetomotive force (MMF) and defines inter-frame coordinate maps

• Analyzes the suitability of alternative fuels using engine and chassis dynamometers, on-road tests, emission evaluation, and material compatibility

• Details classical theories on induction motors

• Outlines the parameters for selecting an alternative fuel • Explores the challenges for the commercialization of alternative fuels • Describes the types of zero-emission vehicles: battery electric, fuel cell electric, and the latest hybrid • Highlights the next generation of biofuels, including algae biodiesel, biohydrogen, and Fischer–Tropsch diesel Contents Fuels and Trends. Vegetable Oils. Biodiesel. Methanol. Ethanol. Dimethyl Ether. Liquefied Petroleum Gas. Compressed Natural Gas. Hydrogen. Electric Vehicles. Fuel Cells. Hybrid Vehicles. Future Fuels. Catalog no. K11030, September 2010, 463 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1957-9, $89.95 / £57.99

Postech University, South Korea

Features

• Illustrates dynamic modeling, field-oriented control, and advanced techniques for induction motors • Explores the trend toward the use of permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSMs) and related sensorless control techniques— including back EMF and signal injection-based methods • Includes experimental results and solutions to the problems Contents Preliminaries for Motor Control. Rotating Field Theory. Induction Motor Basics. Dynamic Modeling of Induction Motors. Field Oriented Controls of Induction Motors. Permanent Magnet AC Motors . PMSM High Speed Operation. Loss Minimizing Control. Sensorless Control of PMSMs. Pulse Width Modulation and Inverter. Vehicle Dynamics. Hybrid Electric Vehicles. Battery EVs and PHEVs. EV Motor Design Issues Catalog no. K11033, May 2010, 449 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1963-0, $129.95 / £82.00

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

Vladimir Vantsevich Lawrence Technical University, Southfield, Michigan, USA

"… Dr. Vantsevich brings a tremendous contribution to the field of Automotive Transmission and Driveline Engineering, including his innovative methods for optimum driveline synthesis, as well as his experience with the development of various hardware solutions…" —Dr. Mircea Gradu, Director, Transmission and Driveline Engineering Head, Virtual Analysis Tools, Chrysler Group LLC

This book presents analytical and experimental methods and achievements in the design of mechanical and mechatronic driveline systems. These include various 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 author proposes an approach to designing vehicle driveline systems that is 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. Each chapter includes problems. Features • Provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of vehicle driveline technology available • Presents a multi-criteria approach to vehicle operational properties and energy/fuel efficiency optimization • Details analytical and experimental methods for designing limited slip and lockable differentials and their frictional clutches • Covers the analytical techniques for estimating the road conditions needed for mechatronic driveline system design Catalog no. K10894, January 2010, 792 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1727-8, $179.95 / £114.00

Advanced Direct Injection Combustion Engine Technologies and Development Gasoline and Gas Engines, Volume 1 Edited by

Hua Zhao Brunel University, UK and Monash University, Australia

Accounting for increased equipment costs and emissions, as well as ongoing research challenges in improving the technology for commercial applications, this important book reviews the science and technology of different types of DI combustion engines and their fuels. Five main sections provide an overview of the state of the art, covering gasoline DI engines; both light-duty and heavy-duty DI diesel engines; alternative fuels and after treatment devices; and advanced modeling and experimental techniques. Catalog no. N10046, January 2010, 324 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0208-3, $209.95 / £135.00

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Vehicle Noise and Vibration Refinement Edited by

Xu Wang School of Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia

Refinement is one of the main attributes to be addressed when developing new vehicle models and components. This volume reviews principles, methods, advanced experimental and modeling techniques, and palliative treatments necessary in vehicle design, development, and integration to meet noise and vibration standards. Using case studies from the collective experience of specialists working for major automotive companies, this book is an important reference for engineers working to overcome the technological challenges associated with developing quieter, more comfortable cars. Catalog no. N10197, April 2010 ISBN: 978-1-4398-3133-5, $234.95 / £150.00

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Automotive Engineering Latest Edition of a Bestseller!

Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles Fundamentals, Theory, and Design, Second Edition Mehrdad Ehsani and Yimin Gao Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

Ali Emadi Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA

... an outstanding job of updating and improving what was already the world’s leading introductory textbook on the topic. ... The new edition couldn’t have come at a better time. … If hybrid R&D in the United States is moving beyond Michigan, it is due in part to the efforts of the three authors. … This book, and the courses based on it, could transform the design and system integration of vehicles.” —James Gover, IEEE Fellow and Professor of Electrical Engineering, Kettering University, Flint, Michigan, USA, in IEEE Spectrum

New!

Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Contamination and Mitigation Strategies Edited by

Hui Li, Shanna Knights, Zheng Shi, John W. Van Zee, and Jiujun Zhang This volume discusses the impacts of contamination on fuel cell performance and the mitigation strategies to improve performance and durability. It covers the nature, sources, and electrochemistry of contaminants. It also addresses their effects on fuel cell performance and lifetime, and the mechanisms of contamination. It presents methods and tools used for diagnosing various contamination phenomena, along with strategies for mitigating the adverse effects of contamination. Catalog no. K10346, April 2010, 436 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0678-4, $139.95 / £89.00

Catalog no. 53981, January 2010, 557 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5398-2, $129.95 / £82.00

Fuel Cells Modeling, Control, and Applications Bei Gou University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Woon Ki Na Caterpillar, Inc. Peoria, Illinois, USA

Bill Diong Texas Christian University, San Antonio, USA

Filled with simulation examples and test results, this book describes advanced research on modeling and control designs for fuel cells and hybrid energy systems. It discusses novel nonlinear control design for PEM fuel cells, explores dynamic modeling, and compares linear and nonlinear control designs and their effectiveness. The authors present the Simulink® implementation of the dynamic model and nonlinear control of fuel cells and illustrate their integration as distributed generators in utility power system load flow analysis. They also cover applications of fuel cells in vehicles, utility power systems, and hybrid renewable energy systems.

Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Materials Properties and Performance Edited by

David P. Wilkinson, Jiujun Zhang, Rob Hui, Jeffrey Fergus, and Xianguo Li Written by international PEMFC scientists and engineers from top-level organizations, this volume covers the selection and development of materials for improved PEMFC performance. It assesses the current status of PEMFC fuel cell technology, research and development directions, and the scientific and engineering challenges facing the fuel cell community. The book focuses on the major components of the fuel cell unit, along with design and modeling aspects. Catalog no. K10331, January 2010, 460 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0664-7, $139.95 / £89.00

Catalog no. 71610, January 2010, 248 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7161-0, $99.95 / £63.99

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Aerospace Engineering New!

New!

Hybrid Anisotropic Materials for Structural Aviation Parts Yosif Golfman Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA

As a professional in the field of composite research for 40 years, Yosif Golfman wrote this text to provide necessary specialized information on the use of anistropic materials in aerospace design. This book covers nano composites, impregnation processes, and stress/strain analysis in aerospace structural engineering. It features new methods for analysis of interlaminar shear distribution in sandwich/carbon/fiber/epoxy technologies, and it 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. It also considers protection of composite helicopter rotor blades by polymer coating layers.

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 tethering, and the text presents several models, focusing on the simplest but most important system, which consists of two satellites in orbit around the earth. The authors explore equations of motion and methods of analysis associated with the field. Catalog no. K11666, April 2010, 245 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3685-9, $99.95 / £63.99

Features • Presenting valuable case studies involving manufacturers such as Boeing and DuPont • Analyzes strength criteria for anisotropic materials in a range of aviation and aerospace applications • Covers the impregnation process for braider fibers, low-cost hybrid polymers and carbon fibers • Discusses ultrasonic and thermography nondestructive methods for aviation and marine parts

Wavelet Methods for Dynamical Problems With Application to Metallic, Composite, and Nano-Composite Structures S. Gopalakrishnan

• Details the nanocomposite automation process

Indian Institute of Science

Contents

Mira Mitra Indian Institute of Techology, Bombay

Nanocomposite Automation Process Impregnation Process Strength Criteria and Dynamic Stability Interlaminar Shear Stress Analysis Fatigue Strength, Stress, and Vibration Analysis NDE Methods Control Properties Coating Process Protective Aviation Parts Catalog no. K11664, October 2010, 339 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3680-4, $139.95 / £89.00

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 of wavelet transform, the text examines the implementation of wavelet transform for simulating the response of an MDOF system and then discusses the development of a wavelet-based simulation scheme for wave propagation analysis. Catalog no. K10253, March 2010, 298 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0461-2, $149.95 / £95.00

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Aerospace Engineering

Multi-Sensor Data Fusion with MATLAB®

Handbook of Space Engineering, Archaeology, and Heritage Edited by

Jitendra R. Raol

Ann Garrison Darrin

National Aerospace Lab, Bangalore, India

John Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland, USA

Using MATLAB examples wherever possible, this book offers a detailed exploration of the three levels of MSDF: kinematic-level fusion, including the theory of DF, fuzzy logic, 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 for download on the CRC Press website

Beth Laura O'Leary

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Catalog no. K10025, January 2010, 568 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0003-4, $139.95 / £89.00

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, USA

Expanding the discipline of archaeology into the cosmos, this unique volume offers a perspective rarely considered. It discusses the historic trail of material culture that humankind has left behind during space exploration. The authors describe this collection of artifacts as being evidence of our heritage as a species on Earth that is worthy of investigation. Gathering insights from several leading thinkers in the field, they discuss topics that include the cultural landscape of space, spacecraft development and forensics, field techniques, our environmental footprint, and the evaluation of an archaeological record in space. Highly authoritative, this book is an exciting journey into the final frontier. Catalog no. 84313, 2009, 1035 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8431-3, $159.95 / £97.00

Corrosion Control in the Aerospace Industry Edited by

Samuel Benavides

Real Gas Flows with High Velocities

US Coast Guard, USA

Vladimir Lunev

“… written by professionals for professionals…”

Moscow Physical & Technical University, Russia

— Peter C. Gasson CEng, MIMechE, FRAe, in The Aeronautical Journal

Corrosion control in the aerospace industry is an issue that has always been important, but is becoming more so with the aging of the aircraft fleet. Corrosion can lead to aircraft becoming unusable, and in extreme cases, catastrophic failure. The first part of this important book reviews aging aircraft and the cost of corrosion. It goes on to discuss corrosion fundamentals and examine corrosion monitoring, evaluation, and prediction. A final section analyzes methods of corrosion protection and prevention.

Authored by one of Russia’s most respected aerospace researchers, this book covers real gas flows with regard to the physical and gasdynamic effects that accompany high-velocity flight in air or 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 gasdynamics from the overall methodological point of view.

Catalog no. WP7965, 2009, 384 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7965-4, $259.95 / £137.00

Catalog no. K10255, 2009, 751 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0465-0, $159.95 / £97.00

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Aerospace Engineering

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering

Radiation Effects in Semiconductors

Travis S. Taylor

Edited by

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

Krzysztof Iniewski

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. The text begins by discussing the discovery and development of rockets and the basic principles governing rocket science. Then, from economic, philosophical, and strategic standpoints, it explains why the physics of the universe require the use of rockets to perform certain activities, and it provides a unique perspective on the overall process of becoming a rocket scientist, starting with basics.

CMOS Emerging Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia

Written by international experts, this book explains the effects of radiation on semiconductor devices, radiation detectors, and electronics. These 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, $149.95 / £95.00

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

Coming Soon!

• Elucidates the general rules and basic physics behind the design of a rocket engine

Through-the-Wall Radar Imaging

• Discusses the history of rocket science from ancient times to the modern era • Covers aspects of orbital mechanics, rocket propulsion, rocket design, and rocket engineering • Provides end-of-chapter problems as well as many real-world examples, including NASA’s Ares I and V vehicles, Orion spacecraft, and Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter This book explores concepts of thrust, momentum, impulse, and the rocket equation. It also examines the rocket engine, its components, and the physics involved in generating propulsive force. It presents several different types of rocket engines and stresses the importance of considering the unusual, unlikely, and unthinkable when dealing with the complexities of rocketry. Catalog no. 75284, 2009, 314 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7528-1, $89.95 / £54.99

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Edited by

Moeness G. Amin Villanova University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

An examination of through the-wall radar imaging, this text discusses an emerging and important area of research and technology, appealing to both engineers and scientists. It offers theory, analyses, and experimentations and covers key research and development efforts in signal and array processing, EM modeling, antenna design, SAR, Doppler signature estimation, polar difference imaging, and more. This material provides research findings, including real solutions to real problems. It also shows the impact of various types of walls on image resolution and quality and explores the various approaches to remove these effects. Catalog no. K10760, December 2010, c. 602 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1476-5, $149.95 / £95.00

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Aerospace Engineering Coming Soon!

The Control Handbook, Second Edition (Three-Volume Set) Edited by William S. Levine, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Once cited by the AAP as the Best Engineering Handbook, this has long been the definitive resource for engineers working with modern control systems. Augmented from one to three full volumes, the set organizes cutting-edge contributions from more than 200 of the world’s leading experts, covering everything from basic closed-loop systems to multi-agent adaptive systems used to ensure safe operation of automobiles, fighter jets, and spacecraft. Documenting technical advances from the critical multidisciplinary perspective, this updated, timesaving resource contains essential formulae, models, methods, and innovative answers and ideas. It will prove invaluable to engineers, physicists, biologists, mathematicians, researchers, and students who develop or improve products and systems in diverse fields including electronics, aeronautics, and biomedicine and more.

SAVE WHEN YOU BUY THE ENTIRE SET! Catalog no. 73664, December 2010, c. 2096 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-7366-9, $189.95 / £121.00

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Control System Fundamentals, Second Edition An overview of control systems that covers mathematical fundamentals, principles, and basic system approaches, this volume — • Details essential equations, transforms, and complex variables • Includes mathematical and graphical models used for dynamical systems • Explores analysis and design methods and stability testing for continuous-time and nonlinear systems • Covers digital control discrete-time systems, including real-time software for feedback control and programmable controllers Catalog no. 73621, c. 664 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-7362-1, $89.95 / £57.99

Control System Applications, Second Edition With 35 entirely new applications organized by subject area, this volume discusses cutting-edge design and use of control systems, emphasizing variable agents. It details applications associated with: • Automobiles and PEM fuel cells • Aerospace, emphasizing safety mechanisms • Industrial control of machines and processes • Biomedical uses, including robotic surgery and drug discovery/development • Electronics and communication networks • Construction of financial portfolios • Earthquake response control for civil structures Catalog no. 73605, c. 768 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-7360-7, $89.95 / £57.99

Control System Advanced Methods, Second Edition This volume includes design and analysis methods for MIMO linear and LTI systems, Kalman filters and observers, hybrid systems, and nonlinear systems. It covers advanced concepts regarding— • Stability • Stochastic control • Adaptive controls • Control of distributed parameter systems • System identification • Networks and networked controls Catalog no. 73648, c. 760 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-7364-5, $89.95 / £57.99

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Combustion Coming Soon!

New!

Industrial Combustion Testing

Combustion Engineering Second Edition Edited by

Kenneth W. Ragland

Edited by

University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Charles E. Baukal, Jr.

Kenneth M. Bryden

John Zink Co. LLC, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Iowa State University, Ames, USA

Until now, anyone conducting tests in the field of industrial combustion has been forced to spend time searching through journals, magazines, conference proceedings, and other relevant literature to get proven experimental methodologies. Never before has there been a comprehensive one-stop reference that compiles this kind of information. Save time with an application-specific layout that enables you to navigate directly to the topic you are looking for... The first resource of its kind, Industrial Combustion Testing fills that gap, assembling the latest testing techniques, serving the needs of practicing engineers, technicians, researchers, and students alike. This work satisfies a void in the literature on industrial combustion testing and benefits anyone working in the field, including—but not limited to—burner and furnace designers, researchers, end users, government regulators, and funding agencies. This practical compendium: • Demonstrates how to conduct experiments with industrial scale combustion equipment • Includes numerous case studies, pictures, figures, graphs, and tables, and examples of how to apply their data • Presents valuable information on advanced diagnostics, burner and flare testing, and testing in combustors, including a variety of kilns, furnaces, and boilers While academics have access to the information, they generally do not work at the large scales associated with industrial combustion and are therefore often unfamiliar with how techniques are applied in production applications. This book takes that into consideration and is designed to help practitioners in both industry and academia. Catalog no. 8528X, July 2010, 784 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8528-0, $219.95 / £140.00

Introducing fundamental concepts of combustion with an emphasis on their use in design, this new edition provides detailed coverage of major combustion technologies and fuels. Placing a stronger emphasis on pedagogic features, the authors present combustion concepts keeping the focus on engineering issues. Numerous tables featuring practical data and formulas support the design focus, and chapters include worked examples and problems. Mathematical methods are presented with qualitative descriptions of the methods used. Engineering applications are detailed throughout, showing the range of combustion engineering and identifying the latest trends in combustion and fuels. Catalog no. 92502, March 2011, c. 544 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9250-9, $109.95 / £69.99

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Combustion and Incineration Processes Applications in Environmental Engineering, Fourth Edition Walter R. Niessen Niessen Consultants S.P., Andover, Massachusetts, USA

"…well presented … a must … contains a wealth of information … has particular relevance to those dealing with environmental problems." —Environmental Engineering

Covering each aspect of a waste management facility—from contaminant receipt, handling, and storage to stack discharge and dispersion—this reference explores the operation and evaluation of incineration and conversion (gasification) systems for hazardous and non-hazardous gaseous, liquid, biosolid, and solid wastes. It includes an accompanying CD containing spreadsheets and computer applications for practical analysis of waste characteristics and combustion systems. Catalog no. K10282, June 2010, 800 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0503-9, $199.95 / £127.00

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Combustion New Edition of a Bestseller!

Gas Turbine Combustion Alternative Fuels and Emissions, Third Edition Arthur H. Lefebvre Professor Emeritus, Cranfield University, UK

Dilip R. Ballal University of Dayton, Ohio, USA

Reflecting the technological developments that have occurred in the last decade, this latest installment of a bestseller provides an up-to-date 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. It discusses recent emissions regulations, explores how pollutants can be reduced, and includes a new chapter on alternative fuels and emissions.

Fuels and Combustion Third Edition Samir Sarkar Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai

This book provides comprehensive and systematically designed coverage of a subject that is an integral part of undergraduate degree courses in chemical, mechanical, metallurgical, and aeronautical engineering. While emphasizing fundamental principles, this book provides a balanced treatment of energy resources, fuel processing, fundamentals of combustion, and combustion appliances. This third edition has a completely revised introduction, layout, and design, and current statistics were added. Catalog no. N10140, January 2010, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2541-9, $159.95 / £99.00

Catalog no. 86049, April 2010, 557 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8604-1, $149.95 / £95.00

Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification Modeling, Simulation, and Equipment Operations Second Edition Marcio L. de Souza-Santos State University at Campinas, Brazil

Synthesis Gas Combustion Fundamentals and Applications Edited by

Tim Lieuwen and Vigor Yang Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

Richard Yetter Penn State University

This book presents the constructive and operational aspects of equipment used in combustion and gasification of solid fuels such as coal, biomass, solid residues, etc. The author details basic aspects of solid and gas combustion phenomena, which are essential to improvements and optimized design in existing boilers and gasifiers. He also introduces the methods to formulate a mathematical basis for this equipment, demonstrating possible routes, from models to workable computer simulation problems.

There is increasing interest in better understanding the combustion characteristics of coal and bioderived synthesis gases. The field continues to grow in prominence as many major international companies are devoting significant resources to this subject. This volume provides the latest information on advances they have made, with leading combustion authorities offering their perspectives on this key technology, which is at the intersection of various energy and environmental issues. A special chapter is devoted to gasification.

Catalog no. 47493, March 2010, 508 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4749-3, $159.95 / £99.00

Catalog no. 85344, January 2010, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8534-1, $129.95 / £82.00

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

What role will biofuels play to bring energy independence and security, revitalize rural infrastructures, and wean us off of our addiction to oil? This new book provides complete coverage of biofuels, discussing the multidisciplinary study of bioenergy and the potential for replacing fossil fuels in the coming decades. Presenting numerous examples, this text explores key technologies, including biotechnology and genetic reprogramming of microorganisms. The author also examines the future of chemistry from a broader perspective, addressing the economic, social, and environmental issues that are essential to the study of bioenergy as a route to sustainable development. Catalog no. K10607, July 2010, 455 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1207-5, $119.95 / £76.99

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes

New!

Green Nanotechnology Solutions for Sustainability and Energy in the Built Environment Geoffrey B. Smith University of Technology, Broadway, Australia

Claes-Goran S. Granqvist Uppsala University, Sweden

This book explores the role nanotechnology plays in meeting the challenges involved in maximizing energy resources while minimizing environmental impacts. The authors provide an overview of our energy supply and offer novel energy sources, detailing methods to increase energy production and reduce cost. The book addresses the ways in which nanotechnologies can improve structural engineering of energy sources, create novel methods of cooling, and inspire new approaches to water supply and treatment. In addressing these critical issues, the book provides an authoritative resource that provides the foundation for new research and product development. Catalog no. 85328, September 2010, 472 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8532-7, $79.95 / £49.99

Edited by

Coming Soon!

Jay Cheng

Principles of Sustainable Energy

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

"… a major achievement … Recommended." —CHOICE

Frank Kreith Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.

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

Offering an interdisciplinary approach, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the many renewable energy alternatives currently available, including biomass and biofuels, solar thermal conversion, hydrogen cells, and wind-energy conversion. The book presents new material on wind and biomass energies and it provides updated information on solar energy. Each chapter concludes with problem sets that draw from international data to reinforce concepts and applications. In addition, examples and exercises throughout cover latitudes in northern and southern hemispheres and use the most current worldwide solar radiation data.

Catalog no. 9517X, January 2010, 517 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9517-3, $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. K10742, December 2010, c. 880 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1407-9, $119.95 / £76.99

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CleanTech New!

New!

Green Energy

Geothermal Energy

Technology, Economics and Policy Edited by

Renewable Energy and the Environment

U. Aswathanarayana

William E. Glassley

Mahadevan International Centre for Water Resources Management, Hyderabad, India

The Energy Institute, University of California, Davis, USA and Geologisk Institut, Aarhus University, Denmark

T. Harikrishnan K.M. Thayyib Sahini Renewable fuels, such as wind, solar, biomass, tides, and geothermal, are inexhaustible, indigenous, and are often free. They need to be captured efficiently and transformed into electricity, hydrogen, or clean transportation fuels to provide the energy of the future. Addressing some of the most important challenges facing the green era, this volume examines how to approach and apply technology, economics, and policies to bring down the costs involved with renewables. It is suitable for students and professionals in resources, energy, and environmental engineering as well as in economic fields that focus on green energy. Catalog no. K11340, August 2010, 364 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-87628-5, $99.95 / £63.99

With a focus on geothermal energy systems, this book examines the background, theory, power generation, applications, strengths, weaknesses, and practical techniques for implementing geothermal energy projects. The author explains geosciences principles, drilling operations, techniques, types of well pumps, and other equipment. The text focuses on the links between acquisition and consumption and the environment, providing numerous real-world case studies, and delineating practical implementation steps. The book includes figures, graphs, and formulas with problems included in each chapter. Catalog no. 75705, June 2010, 320 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7570-0, $119.95 / £76.99

Solar Energy Renewable Energy and the Environment New!

Wind Turbine Technology

Robert Foster MSC WERC, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA

Majid Ghassemi

A. R. Jha, Ph.D.

New Mexico Tech, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Jha Technical Consulting Service, Cerritos, California, USA

Alma Cota

“The book is well organized and emphasizes both theoretical and practical aspects of wind machines. Mathematical equations are provided for important turbine design parameters. I strongly recommend this book to a broad audience including students, design engineers, research scientists, project managers, environmental scientists, and renewal energy source planners. ... Dr. A. R. Jha, presents a comprehensive guide to wind turbine technology and the technical considerations for designing wind turbines for various applications.” —Shobha Singh, PhD, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories (Retired), and Fellow and Laboratory Director of the Polaroid Corporation (Retired)

Catalog no. K10772, August 2010, 291 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1506-9, $129.95 / £82.00

Drawing on the authors’ extensive research and experience with project implementation around the globe, this book provides detailed knowledge for converting solar radiation into a suitable energy supply. It presents technical fundamentals to give a clear understanding of how solar energy can be captured for later use. The authors examine thermosolar collectors, photovoltaics modules, and other important types of solar receivers as well as cover typical cost-effective applications, including water pumping, residential electrification, lighting, small-scale irrigation, and more. Examples, case studies, and lessons learned from technical failures illustrate how to best implement solar energy projects. Catalog no. 75667, January 2010, 382 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7566-3, $119.95 / £72.99

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CleanTech

Wind Energy Renewable Energy and the Environment

Energy Harvesting Solar, Wind, and Ocean Energy Conversion Systems

Vaughn C. Nelson

Alireza Khaligh and Omer C. Onar

West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, USA

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA

Focusing on a cost-effective option for the generation of electricity, Wind Energy illustrates the need for a shift to renewable energy by discussing energy use and the order of magnitude estimates for the lifetime of fossil fuels. It examines wind characteristics, measurement and siting of individual wind turbines, and wind farms. The author then presents the aerodynamics, operation, control, applications, and types of wind turbines. He describes the design of wind turbines and system performance for single wind turbines, water pumping, and wind farms, exploring political and economic factors of wind energy.

This work describes various energy harvesting technologies, different topologies, and many types of power electronic interfaces for standalone use or grid connection of energy harvesting applications. Providing necessary concepts and theoretical background, the authors develop simulation models to build a practical understanding of system analysis and modeling. The book covers the technical aspects of renewable energy systems and assesses the environmental impact of generating energy from the ocean. It also explores the design of applications, such as a solar-powered satellite energy system and several wave energy generators and converters.

Catalog no. 75683, 2009, 328 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7568-7, $119.95 / £72.99

New!

Efficiency and Sustainability in the Energy and Chemical Industries Scientific Principles and Case Studies, Second Edition Krishnan Sankaranarayanan, Jakob de Swaan Arons, and Hedzer J. van der Kooi

Catalog no. K10773, January 2010, 382 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1508-3, $129.95 / £82.00

Stand-alone and Hybrid Wind Energy Systems Technology, Energy Storage and Applications Edited by

J. K. Kaldellis

Translating fundamental principles into day-to-day engineering concepts, this reference provides the tools to accurately measure process efficiency and sustainability in the power and chemical industries. It helps engineers recognize why losses occur and how they can be reduced utilizing familiar thermodynamic principles. It also compares industry today with an emerging metabolic society in which mass production and consumption are in harmony with nature. The book uses classic thermodynamic principles for clear understanding, analysis, and optimization of workflows, environmental resources, and driving forces in the chemical and power industries.

Wind power generation is fast becoming one of the leading renewable energy sources worldwide, so it is necessary to increase power generation rates and secure power supplies. This book provides a reference on the development of both stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems as well as energy storage systems and overall systems integration with local grids. Chapters cover the design/construction, modeling/simulation, monitoring/control, and optimization of stand-alone and hybrid wind energy technologies, reviewing their current and future development. Further to this, many of the energy storage and distribution systems covered are also applicable to other renewable energy generation technologies.

Catalog no. K10757, May 2010, 393 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1470-3, $149.95 / £95.00

Catalog no. N10031, August 2010, 420 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0143-7, $249.95 / £159.00

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HVAC Latest Edition of a Bestseller!

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

The second edition of a bestseller, this book offers a systematic engineering approach to a wide range of measures and opportunities for saving energy and reducing operating costs in residential and commercial buildings. The author provides general tools and procedures for performing building energy audits, including economic analysis, building energy simulation, and field testing. His focus then turns to various subsystems, exploring the techniques and technologies that can reduce energy use or operating costs. Each chapter includes simplified calculation methods used to evaluate the effectiveness of various efficiency measures.

Heating and Cooling of Buildings Design for Efficiency, Revised Second Edition Jan F. Kreider, Peter S. Curtiss, and Ari Rabl Retaining coverage from the original second edition, this revised text updates its presentation of the technical basis for designing the lighting and mechanical systems of buildings. It offers a full chapter on economic analysis and optimization, new heating and cooling load procedures and databases, simplified procedures for ground coupled heat transfer calculations, and numerous homework problems. An accompanying CD-ROM contains an updated version of the Heating and Cooling of Buildings software program and electronic appendices with more than 1,000 tables in HTML format. Catalog no. K10576, January 2010, 863 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1151-1, $119.95 / £49.99

Features • Describes state-of-the-art energy efficiency techniques, providing chapter-end abstracts and summaries • Takes a systematic approach to energy analysis of building energy performance • Covers fundamental principles and concepts of heat transfer, HVAC, engineering economics, energy simulation, and electrical systems for buildings • Addresses other building considerations, including thermal comfort, indoor air quality, and water management Contents Introduction to Building Energy Audit. Introduction to Economic Analysis. Introduction to Energy Calculations Tools. Building Envelope Audit. Electrical Systems Audit. HVAC Systems Audit. Central Plant Audit. Domestic Hot Water Systems Audit. Advanced Energy Systems. Audit of Building Environment. Energy Management Control Systems. Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques. Energy Savings Verification. Energy Audit Reporting. Appendices. Catalog no. K11410, November 2010, 452 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2871-7, $129.95 / £82.00

Latest Edition of a Bestseller!

Handbook of Energy Audits Eighth Edition Albert Thumann, William J. Younger, and Terry Niehus This popular handbook provides revisions covering ASHRAE Level 1 and 2 energy audits, as well as a new chapter on water conservation. Coverage includes energy assessment, computer software, and other information to guide planning and execution of a thorough and accurate energy audit for any type of facility, including electrical, mechanical, and building systems analysis. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions guide readers through accounting procedures, rate of return, and life cycle cost analysis. Loaded with forms, checklists and handy working aids, provides important tools for anyone responsible for conducting or overseeing a facility energy audit. Catalog no. N10131, January 2010, 470 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2145-9, $125.00 / £82.00

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HVAC

Energy Engineering

New!

New!

Thermal Computations for Electronics

Intelligent Energy Field Manufacturing

Conductive, Radiative, and Convective Air Cooling

Interdisciplinary Process Innovations

Gordon Ellison

GE Global Research Center, Schenectady, New York, USA

Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA

This book covers mathematical calculation, prediction, and application methods for conductive, radiative, and convective heat transfer in electronic equipment. It provides complete mathematical derivations, supplements formulae with design plots, and offers exercise solutions and lecture aids including PDFs and downloadable Mathcad™ worksheets. The author covers topics such as methods for multi-surface radiation exchange, conductive heat transfer in electronics, and finite element theory with a variational calculus method explained for heat conduction. Offering mathematical descriptions of large thermal network problem formulation, he discusses theory of comprehensive thermal spreading resistance, and includes steady-state and time-dependent problems.

Edited by

Wenwu Zhang

An in-depth introduction to Intelligent Energy Field Manufacturing (EFM), this book explores a fresh engineering methodology that not only integrates and but goes beyond methodologies such as Design for Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Concurrent Engineering, self-assembly, biometics, and more. It discusses dynamic M-PIE flows, the generalities of energy fields, logic functional materials and intelligence, the open scheme of intelligent EFM implementation, and the principles of intelligent EFM. The book takes a highly interdisciplinary approach that includes research frontiers such as micro/nano fabrication, high strain rate processes, and laser shock forming, to name just a few. Catalog no. 71017, July 2010, 728 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7101-6, $149.95 / £95.00

Catalog no. K12281, November 2010, 416 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5017-6, $119.95 / £76.99

Boilers for Power and Process

Electricity Pricing

Kumar Rayaprolu

Engineering Principles and Methodologies

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, this book describes the practical aspects of industrial and utility boilers, including contemporary boiler constructional and various firing technologies. Broad in scope, this work will assist power consultants looking to purchase boiler plants, while providing operating engineers with a thorough grounding in the mechanics of various boilers. It will also provide designers with state-of-the art information on the newest construction features and design improvements.

Lawrence J. Vogt, P.E. Mississippi Power, Gulfport, USA

This timely and accessible guide covers how to ensure reliable electric service at a fair and reasonable cost. A "how to do it" guide, it examines the relationship between electricity, customers, and service providers as it relates to pricing. It clarifies valuable mathematical analysis techniques, realistic examples, and unique lessons passed along from those inside the industry, presenting details that are generally not found in contemporary literature. Catalog no. DK2471, January 2010, 696 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-2753-6, $139.95 / £89.00

Catalog no. 75365, 2009, 811 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7536-6, $139.95 / £89.00

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Energy Engineering Energy Management Handbook Seventh Edition Wayne C. Turner Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, USA

Steve Doty Colorado Springs Utilities, Colorado, USA

Revised to cover the latest innovations and trends, the newest edition of this classic work provides detailed coverage of every component of effective energy management. It includes expert information on boilers, steam systems, cogeneration, waste-heat recovery, HVAC systems, control systems, systems maintenance, industrial insulation, indoor air quality, thermal energy storage, and codes and standards. It also covers key administrative issues such as energy auditing, economic analysis, utility rates, natural gas purchasing, energy security, and utility deregulation, as well as ways to measure and verify energy savings. Illustrations, tables, graphs, and other helpful aids are provided throughout. Catalog no. FP8870, January 2010, 950 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8870-0, $249.95 / £151.00

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

Assessing the existing and future possibilities of energy sources and technologies, this book helps develop competence in energy matters on three levels: basic concepts, essential computations, and dynamic modeling. It provides a complete portfolio of various energy technologies to enhance understanding of the present and enable innovative speculation about the energy future. The text contains numerical examples that further conceptual insights and uses dynamic modeling to show how different energy systems fulfill different needs in a timely manner. The accompanying CD-ROM includes VisSim™ examples, and Simulink® examples and a trial version of VisSim are available for download online. Catalog no. 76884, 2009, 320 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7688-2, $109.95 / £49.99

New!

Nuclear Engineering Handbook Edited by

Marine Engineering Marine Diesel Engines

Kenneth D. Kok

Edited by

WSMS Mid-America, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA

Akber Ayub

This broad overview of the field introduces basic nuclear power and nuclear engineering development. After a historical review of nuclear reactors, the book examines current changes in technology and explores future directions. It describes all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle, from mining, milling, and enrichment of uranium and thorium fuel resources, to fuel fabrication, nuclear materials transportation, fuel reprocessing, and waste disposal. The text also presents analytical techniques related to nuclear engineering, addressing safety, heat transfer, shielding, thermo-hydraulics, health physics, and other issues.

Suitable for entry-level marine engineers and senior students in the field, this book covers main propulsion machineries, auxiliaries, and all shipboard systems and equipments that will come under their purview. The chapters progress from working principles to construction and design features to operation and maintenance. A separate chapter covers inherent hazards in a running engine, as well as the built-in safety features and fail-safe devices to combat it. Copious line drawings and composite diagrams illustrate the concepts and intricacies of design, and watch-keeping is covered, since that is truly a test of skill and competence of a sailing engineer.

Catalog no. 53906, 2009, 786 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5390-6, $139.95 / £85.00

Mechanical Engineer, India

Catalog no. AB8787, August 2010, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8787-1, $129.95 / £78.99

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Energy Engineering New!

New!

Commercial Energy Auditing Reference Handbook

Lighting Efficiency Technology & Applications

Second Edition Steve Doty Colorado Springs Utilities, Colorado, 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 multi-stage 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.

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

Eric Woodroof Sales Improvement Consultant, Johnson Controls, Wisconsin, USA

This practical handbook highlights applied lighting technologies capable of providing high energy efficiency performance in commercial, industrial, or institutional buildings. It provides facts on the latest advances in lamp, ballast, luminaire, and controls technologies. The book provides a better understanding of the integration capabilities of lighting to enhance the productivity, comfort, ambience, and overall cost effectiveness. It also discusses current energy legislation and lighting standards, addressing their impact on new lighting and upgrade decisions. Catalog no. FP6110, September 2010, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6110-9, $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. N10308, November 2010, 750 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5197-5, $139.95 / £89.00

New!

New!

Management & Strategies for Energy Professionals Reference Library CD Christopher Russell, John M. Studebaker, Stephen A. Roosa, Arun G. Jhaveri, and John Eggink Including more than a thousand pages of text, graphics, charts, and illustrations, this resource provides an economical training, research, and reference tool for energy managers. Indexed with bookmarks for convenient navigation, this CD-ROM contains the following four complete books in Adobe PDF® format: Managing Energy From The Top Down; Maximizing Energy Savings and Minimizing Costs; Carbon Reduction: Policies, Strategies And Technologies; and Managing Energy Costs: A Behavioral And Non-Technical Approach. Catalog no. N10318, August 2010, 1071 pp. CD-ROM, ISBN: 978-1-4398-5356-6 $349.95 / £223.00

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Advanced Power Plant Materials, Design and Technology Edited by

D. Roddy Sir Joseph Swan Institute, Newcastle University, UK

“…an indispensible reference for those who will be involved in the development of advanced power plants. It covers all of the bases, including operational issues and environmental control.” —Professor Jim Skea, Research Director, UK Energy Research Centre

This book provides a comprehensive reference on the state of the art in gas-fired and coal-fired power plants, their major components, and performance improvement options. It offers a critical review of advanced power plant designs that target both higher efficiency and flexible operation. It also describes major plant components that improve the operation and discusses low-rank coal upgrading and biomass resource utilization. Catalog no. N10145, July 2010, 448 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2727-7, $249.95 / £160.00

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Fluid Dynamics Fluid Machinery

New!

Application, Selection, and Design, Second Edition

Fundamentals of Incompressible Flow

Terry Wright

This book takes a novel approach to incompressible flow by first elucidating concepts such as viscosity and Reynolds number. The author derives incompressible Navier-Stokes equations and discusses the mathematical nature of their solutions. In this context, he introduces the notion of outer and inner singular perturbation solutions and then deals with the inviscid (outer) solutions, also deriving boundary layer (inner) solutions. The book also explores separation of the boundary layer, its consequences, and drag. It also covers parallel and creeping analytical solutions and discusses the nature and importance of turbulent flows in the context of internal and external flows, respectively.

Consultant, Cornelia, Georgia, USA

Philip M. Gerhart University of Evansville, Indiana, USA

Tools to Understand, Analyze, and Design Turbomachinery The second edition of Fluid Machinery: Performance, Analysis, and Design provides a comprehensive introduction to the fluid mechanics of turbomachinery. By focusing on the preliminary design and selection of equipment to meet performance specifications, the authors promote a basic yet thorough understanding of the subject. Topics covered include gas and hydraulic turbines as well as industrial equipment such as pumps and fans, making the text ideal for undergraduate mechanical engineering students. This book presents illustrations, examples, and exercises that emphasize real-world industrial applications of fluid machinery.

V. Babu IIT Madras

Catalog no. K12537, September 2010, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5463-1, $119.95 / £76.99

Presents Extensive Examples and Design Exercises to Illustrate Performance Parameters and Machine Geometry 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 • Provides examples and problems in each chapter Contents Similitude and Scaling. Scaling Laws, Limitations, and Cavitation. Turbomachinery Noise. Selection and Preliminary Design. Energy Transfer and Diffusion in Turbomachines. Velocity Diagrams and Flowpath Layout. Cascade Analysis. QuasiThree-Dimensional Flow. Advanced Topics in Performance and Design. Catalog no. 82949, January 2010, 453 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8294-4, $119.95 / £76.99

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

This popular book is an introduction to the field of fluids. Updated to include advances and relevant examples, it starts with fluid statics and moves on to the control/volume approach of determining flow. Noted for its step-by-step examples, this book helps those new to fluid mechanics make sense of it, with separate problem sections that stress computer usage and design work. Useful as a text for students or a resource for professionals, this book offers an abundance of new material. It is a thorough and comprehensible presentation of fluid mechanics from a practical viewpoint, rather than an encyclopedic and inaccessible one. Catalog no. 85247, January 2010, 738 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8524-2, $119.95 / £76.99

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Fluid Dynamics Numerical Techniques for Direct and LargeEddy Simulations

An Introduction to Gravity Currents and Intrusions

Xi Jiang Brunel University, Uxbridge, England, UK

Marius Ungarish

Choi-Hong Lai

Technion, Dept. of Computer Science, Haifa, Israel

University of Greenwich, London, England, UK

“… recommended to CFD practitioners at the early stage of their academic career… to understand the vast literature in the field and to apply the relevant numerical techniques.” —Zentralblatt MATH

Compared to the traditional modeling of computational fluid dynamics, direct numerical simulation (DNS) and large-eddy simulation (LES) provide a very detailed solution of the flow field by offering enhanced capability in predicting the unsteady features of the flow field. In many cases, DNS can obtain results that are impossible using any other means, and LES can be employed as an advanced tool for practical applications. This book covers basic techniques for DNS and LES that can be applied to practical problems of flow, turbulence, and combustion. Exploring the vast amount of literature in the field, it explains how to apply relevant numerical techniques for practical computational fluid dynamics simulations and implement these methods in fluid dynamics computer programs. Features • Presents numerical methods for compressible and incompressible three-dimensional flows, such as high-order discretization schemes, high-fidelity boundary conditions, and coupling aspects • Gives sample numerical simulation results that exemplify the practical application of the methods • Discusses advanced topics and current challenges, including detached eddy simulation, SGS modeling, and multiscale flow simulations • Includes sample FORTRAN programs in the appendix to illustrate the implementation of finite difference numerical schemes Catalog no. C7578, 2009, 276 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7578-6, $89.95 / £54.99

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"… provides a useful summary of the requisite mathematical tools in the appendices and does not shy away from putting these to purposeful employ. On the other hand, each chapter is largely self-contained; for experienced readers, the monograph can be used as a helpful reference in guiding future research. … Ungarish’s consideration of different geometries, flow regimes, etc. is broad, making his book of potential interest to researchers from disparate fields, including oceanography, atmospheric science, hydraulic engineering, and others." —M.R. Flynn, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2010

Catalog no. C9039, 2009, 512 pp. ISBN: 978-1-58488-903-8, $89.95 / £54.99

Basic Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines Zoeb Hussian, Mohammad Z. Abdullah, and Zanial Alimuddin Universiti Sains, Malaysia

Following a concise overview of fluid mechanics that applies numerous engineering applications and examples, this text presents and analyzes major types of fluid machinery and the major classes of turbines, as well as pump technology. It offers background concepts, as well as practical coverage of modern turbine technologies, fully explaining the advantages of both steam and gas turbines. It provides description, design, and operational information for various turbines, in addition to outlines of types of power plants. Catalog no. 95145, 2009, 234 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9514-2, $99.95 / £63.99

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Thermodynamics New! Coming Soon!

Advanced Thermodynamics Engineering Second Edition Kalyan Annamalai, Ishwar K. Puri, and Milind A. Jog Designed for readers who need to understand and apply the engineering physics of thermodynamic concepts, this volume features physical explanations along with mathematical equations so that the principles can be applied to real-world problems. Employing almost 300 illustrations to enhance clarity, the book first presents the phenomenological approach to a problem and then delves into the details. Using a self-teaching format, the authors eschew esoteric material in favor of concrete examples and applications. The book includes several tables containing thermodynamic properties and other useful information, and additional material is available for download. Catalog no. K10287, December 2010 c. 1143 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-0572-5 $129.95 / £82.00

Heat Conduction Using Green’s Functions Second Edition Kevin D. Cole, James V. Beck, A. Haji-Sheikh, and Bahman Litkouhi This book organizes the solution of heat conduction and diffusion problems and makes them more accessible. This is accomplished using the method of Green’s functions, together with extensive tables and related integrals. The tables of Green’s function were first compiled as a supplement to a first-year graduate course in heat conduction. The book was originally envisioned as a reference volume, but it has since grown into a heat conduction treatise from the perspective of Green’s functions. Catalog no. K10695, July 2010, 663 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1354-6, $159.95 / £84.00

New!

New!

Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer

Thermodynamics and Energetics for Engineers

Fifth Edition

Lucien Borel and Daniel Favrat

John R. Howell, Robert Siegel, and M Piñar Mengüc Providing a comprehensive overview of the radiative behavior and properties of materials, this book describes the physics of radiative transfer, methods for developing analysis, and various mathematical and numerical techniques. Now in its fifth edition, this classic includes four new chapters on Inverse Methods, Electromagnetic Theory, Scattering, and Absorption by Particles, and Near-Field Radiative Transfer. Maintaining the fundamentals of the original, with chapter-end problems and other useful features, this new edition continues its tradition of serving both as a comprehensive textbook for those studying radiative transfer, and a repository of vital literary references for the serious researcher.

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

Carefully designed to teach thermodynamics to engineers, this book focuses on the phenomena of irreversibility and the notion of entropy. It also presents a general theory of exergy, with methods of analyses that enable engineers to master problems of current interest in the field of energy management. The authors illustrate practical aspects of the theory by descibiing specific applications such as combustion chambers, turbines, compressors, heat pumps, fuel cells, refrigeration, and more. Catalog no. N10238, June 2010, 800 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3516-6, $129.95 / £82.00

Catalog no. K10138, September 2010, 987 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0533-6, $129.95 / £82.00

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Thermodynamics

Thermal Management of Electronics

Transport Phenomena in Capillary-Porous Structures and Heat Pipes

Younes Shabany

Henry Smirnov

Flextronics Corporation, Milpitas, California, USA

Promgasapparat, Odessa, Ukraine

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 develop 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 helps readers develop the necessary expertise in thermal management of electronics, solidifying their development as multidisciplinary engineers.

With emphasis on the processes involved, this book explores the latest experimental efforts in two-phase thermal control technology research and development. The author evaluates and compares different theoretical approaches, experimental results, and models, such as semi-empirical models for critical boiling heat fluxes. Coverage includes micro-scale heat and mass transfer, micro-liquid film and vapor bubble formation technologies. The book also examines hydrodynamic boiling and vapor bubble formation mechanisms, coated surface boiling models, and other unique experimental methods that are currently in use or have potential for success.

Catalog no. K10756, January 2010, 523 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1467-3, $119.95 / £76.99

Catalog no. 62034, January 2010, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6203-8, $179.95 / £109.00

New!

Heat Transfer

Conjugate Problems in Convective Heat Transfer

Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer Volume 3 Edited by

W. J. Minkowycz

Abram S. Dorfman

University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

E.M. Sparrow University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Taking into account the thermal interaction between a body and fluid flowing over or through it, the conjugate heat transfer (CHT) problem is a key consideration in both mechanical and aerospace engineering. Assembling select information from hundreds of publications, and presenting more than 100 solutions of non-isothermal and CHT problems, this book reconsiders the approximate solutions of conjugate convective heat transfer problems as addressed in both earlier and more recent works. It discusses theory and modern modeling methods and illustrates these complex mathematical problems by presenting current applications in machinery operation and technological processes.

With contributions from a team of renowned international researchers who cover both fundamentals and applications, this volume provides a definitive treatment of the numerical simulation of bioheat transfer and fluid flow. It covers novel modeling techniques and numerical simulation for solving problems in biomedical engineering. The book presents various forms of the bioheat equation appropriate for several thermal therapies, such as laser irradiation. It also discusses tumor detection and treatment, shows how nanoparticles can be used to improve the efficacy of tumor treatment, and includes a detailed case study describing the thermal ablation of an enlarged prostate.

Catalog no. 8237X, January 2010, 456 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8237-1, $139.95 / £89.00

Catalog no. 95218, 2009, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9521-0, $159.95 / £97.00

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Machine Design New!

DC Servos Application and Design with MATLAB® Stephen M. Tobin

New!

Reverse Engineering Technology of Reinvention

Optical Tools Corporation, Newton Highlands, Massachusetts, USA

Wego Wang

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 benchtested 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.

Written to advance the technology of reinvention and improve the competitiveness of commercial parts in the aftermarket, this volume discusses the proper measuring and analyses required to reproduce or repair an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) part using modern reverse engineering technologies. It also covers the regulations that govern the practice. Offering numerous real-world examples, the book enables readers to determine if a duplicated or repaired part can meet the design functionality of the original. Going beyond industrial manufacturing, the book also looks at the use of reverse engineering in academic research, and legal and forensic analyses.

Features

Catalog no. K10314, September 2010, 357 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0630-2, $139.95 / £89.00

• Assembles fundamental, updated information on DC servo design in one concise volume • Covers how to use the MATLAB® Control System Toolbox specifically for Servo design, making the process faster and more interactive • Presents two complete, bench-tested reference designs that can be duplicated by the reader using readily available parts • Offers detailed coverage on the use of op-amps within control loops • Provides an extensive bibliography of relevant literature Contents DC Servo Systems Defined. Anatomy of a Continuous-time DC Servo. DC Motors in Servo Systems. Feedback Control Systems. Proportional Control of a Second-Order DC Servo. Compensation of a Continuous-time DC Servo. DC Servo Amplifiers and Shaft Encoders. Control of a Position Servo using a PIC Microcontroller. Catalog no. 80032, September 2010, 219 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8003-2, $99.95 / £63.99

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

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Practical Reliability Engineering and Analysis for System Design and Life-Cycle Sustainment William Wessels University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA

Structured in stand-alone sections, designed specifically for practicing engineers, this book addresses specific reliability and maintainability analysis methods for part design, systems integration and life-cycle sustainment. Unlike many books on this subject, it 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. It emphasizes failure that results from wear-out over the useful life of the part. The engineering, rather than mathematical or statistical approach, sets this book a part. Catalog no. 94394, April 2010, 497 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9439-8, $129.95 / £82.00

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Machine Design New!

New!

Machine Elements

Gear Cutting Tools

Life and Design Beer Sheva, Israel

Fundamentals of Design and Computation

David M. Barlam

Stephen P. Radzevich

Boris M. Klebanov

Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel

Frederic E. Nystrom Racine, Wisconsin, USA

Treating the modern machine as a living thing, this book describes the functioning of machine elements and their changing conditions, giving the novice engineer a basic idea about the life of a machine. The authors seek to form a sympathetic attitude toward the machine and ensure its survival through more careful and proper design. The material covers microscopic deformations and displacements in permanent connections and within the bodies of stressed parts. It also addresses elements and units of machines, strength calculations, and the life prediction of machine parts. Catalog no. 9563, 2008, 456 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-9563-5, $139.95 / £90.00

Eaton Corporation, Southfield, Michigan, USA

This book presents the DG/K-based method of surface generation, a novel and practical mathematical method for designing gear cutting tools with optimal parameters. The author, an industry leader for the past 30 years, 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, including those used now and those expected in the future. It also enables the author to develop scientific predictions and optimal designs. In most cases, solutions appear in analytical form and/or graphical form. Catalog no. K11035, February 2010, 786 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1967-8, $179.95 / £114.00

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Introduction to Precision Machine Design and Error Assessment Edited by

The Induction Machines Design Handbook Second Edition Ion Boldea University Politehnica of Timisoara, Romania

Syed A. Nasar

Samir Mekid King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA

While ultra-precision machines are now achieving sub-nanometer accuracy, challenges continue to arise due to their tight specifications. Addressing the challenges involved in the design process, 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. Both a reference for professionals looking to stay abreast of this developing field, as well as a textbook for engineering students, this work reviews design fundamentals, while offering ready access to essential information including current international standards.

Self-contained and updated, this reference on single- and three-phase induction machines in constant and variable speed applications picks up where the first edition left off. It acknowledges notable theoretical and practical developments of the last decade, correcting and/or improving text, formulae, and figures. Broad coverage of induction machines includes applications, principles and topologies, and materials, with numerical examples, analysis of transient behavior waveforms and digital simulations, and sample design cases. The authors address both standard and new subjects of induction machines in a way that will be both practically useful and inspirational for the future endeavors of professionals and students alike.

Catalog no. 7886, 2009, 302 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7886-7, $131.95 / £46.99

Catalog no. 66684, January 2010, 845 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6668-5, $189.95 / £121.00

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Mechanics New!

The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity Second Edition Richard B. Hetnarski

Advanced Differential Quadrature Methods Zhi Zong Dalian University of Technology, China

Naples, Florida, USA

Yingyan Zhang

Józef Ignaczak

National University of Singapore

Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences

This book offers insight into the dynamic changes that have occurred in the field, and it will help readers to quickly master the use of DQ methods to solve complex problems. The book discusses the limitations of direct DQ methods and common strategies to remove these limitations. It presents the formulations of several new DQ methods and applies them to solve problems that are beyond the capabilities of the direct DQ method. The authors include results that represent the latest important developments of DQ methods, and they also provide FORTRAN code that enables readers to quickly acquire hands-on experience with DQ methods.

Through its inclusion of specific applications, this text continues to bridge between the theory of elasticity and the applications of elasticity. Revised and improved, this second edition incorporates additional examples and the latest research results. It presents an exposition of the application of Laplace transforms, the Dirac delta function, and the Heaviside function and offers a presentation of the CLM stress invariance theorem that is widely used to determine the effective moduli of elastic composites. This edition also includes a three-part table of Laplace transforms and a new appendix that explores recent developments in thermoelasticity. Catalog no. K11420, October 2010, 837 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2888-5, $119.95 / £76.99

Catalog no. C8248, 2009, 362 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8248-7, $99.95 / £60.99

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

Configurational Forces Thermomechanics, Physics, Mathematics, and Numerics Gerard A. Maugin Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

Combining introductory and intermediate dynamics subject matter, the latest edition of this popular volume makes a difficult subject understandable. 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 algebrabased mathematics. Examples demonstrate the development of general modeling and analysis approaches for particle and rigid-body motion in planar motion. Recognizing the importance of computer usage and modeling in engineering and in dynamics, multiple MATLAB® computer example problems and tools are presented to help students master the subject.

Presenting the general framework of configurational forces, this book supplies an approach to material forces that can be used to predict the propagation of defects in materials ranging from dislocations and cracks in metals to domain walls in ferromagnets and many industrial components. It discusses a wide range of varied applications, including elasticity, plasticity, fracture, physics, and even biomechanics. Including numerous problems and examples, the author addresses such topics as field theory, canonical thermomechanics of complex continua, generalized continua, Eshelby stress, systems with mass exchange, electromagnetic materials, and numerical applications.

Catalog no. K11527, August 2010, 390 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3125-0, $109.95 / £69.99

Catalog no. K12064, November 2010, 544 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4612-4, $119.95 / £76.99

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Mechanics New!

New!

Smoothed Finite Element Methods

Strength of Materials

G.R. Liu

Developed from the authors’ lectures and years of teaching experience, this book presents the principles behind the methods of solving problems on material behavior when subjected to different types of loads. It elucidates the subject in simple language, lucidly and clearly, to enable students to comprehend the principles involved. Each chapter deals with definitions, analysis of problems involved, derivations and applications. It contains more than 380 worked examples and exercises have also been added at the end of each chapter for practice. S.I units have been adopted throughout.

National University of Singapore

Nguyen Thai Trung Vietnamese National University, Ho Chi Minh City

This book describes various S-FEM models in a way that is systematic, concise, and easy to understand. It presents in detail the underlying principles, theories, techniques for shape functions, means for strain field modification, formulation procedures, and implementation strategies. Many examples are provided to demonstrate the efficiency and accuracy of the S-FEM solutions as compared to FEM. The author also includes practical techniques for computing both upper and lower bounds of solutions using both S-FEM and FEM, as well as a systematic method of obtaining solutions using a discrete model.

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

Catalog no. N10325, September 2010, 768 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5419-8, $169.95 / £108.00

Catalog no. K11070, June 2010, 691 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2027-8, $139.95 / £89.00

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The Finite Element Method in Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics Third Edition J. N. Reddy

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

Considered to be among the very best in the field, this masterwork 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 show realistic examples of FEM in thermal and fluid design analysis.

Noted for its practical, student-friendly approach to graduate-level mechanics, this volume is considered one of the top references—for students or professionals—on the subject of elasticity and stress in construction. The author presents many examples and applications to review and support several foundational concepts. The more advanced concepts in elasticity and stress are analyzed and introduced gradually, accompanied by even more examples and engineering applications in addition to numerous illustrations. Chapter problems are carefully arranged from the basic to the more challenging. The book covers newer computer methods, including FEA and computational/equation-solving software, and in many cases it presents both classical and numerical/computer approaches.

Catalog no. 85980, April 2010, 524 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8598-3, $149.95 / £95.00

Catalog no. K10142, January 2010, 596 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0270-0, $129.95 / £82.00

Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

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

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Mechanics Optimal Reference Shaping for Dynamical Systems Theory and Applications Tarunraj Singh

Theory of Isotropic/ Orthotropic Elasticity An Introductory Primer K. Bhaskar and T.K. Varadan

University at Buffalo, New York, USA

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Focusing on feed-forward control techniques, this book lucidly covers the various algorithms for attenuating residual oscillations that are excited by reference inputs to dynamical systems. It provides a rigorous yet accessible presentation of the theory and numerical techniques used to shape control system inputs for achieving precise control when modeling uncertainties exist. Along with MATLAB® code and a suite of real-world problems, the book includes newer techniques for the design of command-shaped profiles for precise, robust, and rapid point-to-point control of underdamped systems.

This text provides a lucid introduction to the theory of elasticity as applied to isotropic, orthotropic, and laminated structures. Taking an application-oriented approach, the authors clearly emphasize the need for rigorous analysis and illustrate its utility for a variety of problems. The simultaneous treatment of comparable isotropic and orthotropic problems enables readers to easily visualize the changes in structural behavior due to material orthotropy. Suitable as a textbook for graduate students in engineering, the book is also an invaluable self-study aid for practicing engineers.

Catalog no. K10295, January 2010, 416 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0562-6, $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. N10102, January 2010, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1275-4, $129.95 / £78.99

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

With 70 percent new material, this second edition reflects significant advances made in the field since publication of the first edition. It continues to systematically cover the most widely used meshfree methods. It includes much more detail on fundamental concepts and theories, and it discusses error estimation and adaptive analysis using meshfree methods, developments on combined meshfree/FEM models, and comparison studies using meshfree and FEM. It also addresses special properties of meshfree methods, including stability, convergence, accurate, efficiency, and bound property. The latest version of MFree2D© is freely available for download online. Catalog no. 82094, January 2010, 792 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8209-8, $149.95 / £89.00

Latest Edition of a Bestseller!

Continuum Mechanics for Engineers Third Edition G. Thomas Mase 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

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. The authors include material relating to emerging engineering areas such as micro-mechanics and biomechanics. They also provide an increased number of worked examples and end-of-chapter problems. Catalog no. 85387, January 2010, 398 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8538-9, $99.95 / £63.99

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Tribology New!

Modeling and Analytical Methods in Tribology

Integral Approaches to Tribo-Testing in Mechanical Engineering

Ilya I. Kudish

H. Prashad

Kettering University, Flint, Michigan, USA

Consultant for Centre for Tribology Incorporated (CETR), Campbell, California, USA

Michael J. Covitch Unlocking the secrets that govern the physics of lubricated and dry contacts, this book helps tribologists reduce friction and minimize wear in mechanical equipment, extending its operating life. It presents a fresh approach to tribology that links advances in applied mathematics with fundamental problems related to contact elasticity, fracture mechanics, and fluid film lubrication. The book provides a real-world industrial perspective that helps readers attain a practical understanding of the material. The authors incorporate the classical tenets of tribology while providing new mathematical solutions that address various shortcomings in existing theories.

With in-depth coverage of multifaceted problems and their solutions, this book reviews nano/micro studies of different coatings, as well as bioengineering lubricants and additives. It addresses system problems associated with reliability assessment and new testing, and diagnosis approaches in various dimensions. The author also presents original investigations and studies in the area of mechanical engineering and industrial tribology. This is a critical resource for engineers and technologists of heavy industry, as well as students, research engineers and scientists, academicians, and anyone who grapples with the complex problems of the testing of engineering components and tribology for multifaceted research.

Catalog no. C8701, July 2010, 928 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8701-7, $119.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. N10064, January 2010, 275 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0608-1, $129.95 / £78.99

Lubrizol Corporation, Wickliffe, Ohio, USA

Tribology of Interface Layers Hooshang Heshmat Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc., Albany, New York, USA

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. Catalog no. DK2449, May 2010, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-5832-5, $139.95 / £89.00

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Practical Lubrication for Industrial Facilities Second Edition Heinz Bloch Consultant, West Des Moines, Iowa, USA

This edition covers oil analysis, energy conservation aspects of lube oil application and selection, and bearing protector seals. Including information on synthesized hydrocarbons and oil mist lubrication, the book addresses the full scope of industrial lubricants, including general-purpose oils, hydraulic fluids, food-grade and environmentally friendly lubricants, synthetic lubricants, greases, pastes, and waxes as well as tribosystems. The author focuses on lubrication strategies for electric motor bearings, gear lubrication, compressors and gas engines, and steam and gas turbines. Other topics include proper lubricant handling and storage, and effective industrial plant oil analysis practices. Catalog no. FP7151, 2009, 500 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7151-1, $179.95 / £95.00

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Vibrations Rotating Machinery Vibration From Analysis to Troubleshooting, Second Edition Maurice L. Adams, Jr. Machinery Vibration, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Providing a comprehensive foundation in the fundamentals of the field, this book describes computer model building, sources and types of vibration, and machine vibration signal analysis. The author provides comprehensive descriptions of vibration symptoms for rotor unbalance, dynamic instability, rotorstator rubs, misalignment, loose parts, cracked shafts, and rub-induced thermal bows. This book is an essential reference for a broad range of engineering professionals, including those in the design, manufacturing, and aerospace fields. An accompanying software disk contains tools for the analysis of general rotor vibration and rotor balancing, and other ancillary materials, including a solutions manual, are available for those who want to adopt this book for courses in vibration, rotating machinery, and turbomachinery. Catalog no. K10362, January 2010, 476 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0717-0, $159.95 / £99.00

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Modeling and Control of Vibration in Mechanical Systems Chunling Du Data Storage Institute, Singapore

Lihua Xie

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

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

The third edition of this popular book provides a more effective and flexible treatment of modeling, addressing the modeling of mechanical system components, especially different damping models and numerical methods in vibrations. Suitable as a professional reference or as a text for both undergraduate and graduate course in vibrations, this comprehensive volume consists of self-contained chapters that expand coverage of control, data and testing, kinematics and dynamics, and MATLAB®. An accompanying CDROM includes MATLAB examples and applications. Catalog no. 80563, 2009, 992 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8056-8, $129.95 / £44.99

Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems Ramin S. Esfandiari California State University, USA

Bei Lu California State University, Long Beach, USA

This volume demonstrates the use of advanced control theory to address vibration-related problems in mechanical systems. Emphasizing vibration control in high-precision positioning systems such as hard disk drives, this book also covers a wide range of applications within automotive, aerospace, aeronautical, and manufacturing engineering. It introduces various techniques for modeling friction and vibrations in mechanical systems and then demonstrates how to achieve advanced control for vibration rejection and friction compensation. The algorithms used in the book have been implemented on drives for systems developed at the Data Storage Institute.

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.

Catalog no. K10933, April 2010, 336 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1798-8, $129.95 / £78.99

Catalog no. K10418, March 2010, 454 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0845-0, $129.95 / £49.99

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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General New!

What Every Engineer Should Know about MATLAB® and Simulink®

Measurement and Data Analysis for Engineering and Science Second Edition

Adrian B. Biran

Patrick F. Dunn

Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology

University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Using examples from mathematics, mechanical and electrical engineering, and control and signal processing, this book examines the advantages and limitations of both MATLAB® and Simulink. It demonstrates how to visualize the results of calculations in graphical representations and write useful script files and functions. It also covers how to avoid disastrous, computational errors, and how to insert calculations and graphs into technical reports produced by MS Word or LaTeX.

Presenting the fundamental tools of experimentation used by engineers and scientists, this text covers the basics of experimentation, hardware of experiments, and methods of data analysis. With an updated and reorganized presentation, this edition offers many more problems, ancillary material for instructors on a CD-ROM, and a supplementary website with laboratory exercise descriptions, MATLAB® files, and much more.

Catalog no. K10511, July 2010, 451 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1020-0 $69.95 / £44.99

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Compressor Handbook

Catalog no. K11230, January 2010, 504 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2568-6, $89.95 / £57.99

Numerical and Analytical Methods with MATLAB®

Principles and Practice

William Bober, Chi-Tay Tsai, and Oren Masory

Tony Giampaolo

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

MSME, PE

This practical introduction to dynamic and positive displacement compressors explains what is needed to select, operate, and troubleshoot compressors. Complete with case histories, the book demonstrates investigative techniques for identifying and isolating various contributing causes, such as design deficiencies, manufacturing defects, adverse environmental conditions, operating errors, and intentional or unintentional changes of the machinery process that usually precede failure. Catalog no. N10112, July 2010, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1571-7, $124.95 / £82.00

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. Useful for both professionals and students, this book discusses topics not generally covered in similar books, including the finite element method and mechanical controls. Incorporating basic numerical and analytical methods, the text offers helpful ancillary materials, including a solutions manual and sample MATLAB programs (scripts) that provide guidance on completing the projects given at the end of each chapter. Catalog no. 93568, January 2010, c. 472 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9356-8, $99.95 / £60.99

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