Autumn /Winter 2011
ENGINEERING & MATERIALS HIGHLIGHTS
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Peter Fortescue, Graham Swinerd, John Stark 978-0-470-75012-4 728 pp. Pub: 12/08/11
Updated edition of this bestselling & well-established introductory guide to the engineering of spacecraft Thoroughly revised and updated, this fourth edition of Spacecraft Systems Engineering provides the reader with comprehensive coverage of all the different areas of engineering required in the design and implementation of spacecraft and space missions. The authors describe the workings of various types of spacecraft systems together with the essential disciplines which ensure that they work reliably and in harmony with each other. With emphasis on recent developments in space activities, all chapters have been rewritten with major revisions to the chapters on launch vehicles, structures, ground stations and mechanisms, and a brand new chapter on Assembly, Integration and Test. • Updated edition of this bestselling and well-established introductory guide to the engineering of spacecraft for students and engineers alike. • Provides balanced and comprehensive coverage of the different and diverse areas of engineering required in the design and implementation of spacecraft and space missions. • Includes major revisions to the chapters on launch vehicles, structures, ground stations and mechanisms, and a new chapter on Assembly, Integration and Test. • Unique in its approach that is rooted in and reflects the new developments in European space technology, which continues to mature at a rapid speed. Readership: students and researchers in aerospace/astronautical engineering; practising engineers including spacecraft component or equipment designers and users of spacecraft in telecommunications and broadcasting.
AERONAUTIC & AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
Spacecraft Systems Engineering 4e
The Magic of Ceramics 2e David W. Richerson 978-0-470-63805-7 320 pp. Pub: 16/03/12
Provides simplified technical explanations to answer the question of how ceramics improve your everyday life, and is written for non-technical readers interested in learning more about the subject, as well as trained material scientists. Most people would be surprised at how ceramics are used, from creating cellular phones, radio, television, and lasers to its role in medicine for cancer treatments and restoring hearing. The Magic of Ceramics introduces the nontechnical reader to the many exciting applications of ceramics, describing how ceramic material functions, while teaching key scientific concepts like atomic structure, colour, and the electromagnetic spectrum. With many illustrations from corporations on the ways in which ceramics make advanced products possible, the second edition also addresses the newest areas in ceramics, such as nanotechnology. • Introduces readers to the many exciting applications of ceramics by using simplified technical explanations. • Written for non-technical readers interested in learning more about the subject, as well as trained material scientists.
• Describes how the ceramic material functions, while teaching key scientific concepts like atomic structure, colour, and the electromagnetic spectrum. • Contains many illustrations showing the ways in which ceramics make advanced products possible. • Includes full colour illustrations throughout. Readership: non-technical readers interested in learning more about the topic, as well as material scientists working in the field; material science professors and students; material science industry professionals.
Mitigating Tin Whisker Risks: Theory and Practice Peng Su, Carol A. Handwerker, Takahiko Kato 978-0-470-90723-8 300 pp. Pub: 02/03/12
Tin whiskers are electrically conductive, crystalline structures of tin that sometimes grow from surfaces where tin (especially electroplated tin) is used as a final finish. This book is the first to focus solely on tin whiskers, doing so in a specific and holistic manner. It discusses the growth mechanisms of tin whiskers and provides the in-depth analyses necessary to guide engineers and researchers in making choices in components, mitigation strategies, and manufacturing processes to limit risk of whisker formation. â€˘ Only book on the market addressing tin whiskers in a specific and holistic manner. â€˘ Discusses the growth mechanisms of tin whiskers. â€˘ Offers effective mitigation strategies to reduce whisker growth risks. Readership: engineers and researchers from a broad background including component manufacturers, system and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs); contract manufacturers; plating chemistry and equipment developers; military and aerospace system and component procurement organizations; engineers and researchers servicing the military and aerospace industries .
This book, the first to focus solely on tin whiskers, discusses the growth mechanisms of tin whiskers and the effective mitigation strategies necessary to reduce whisker growth risks.
An Introduction to Fire Dynamics 3e Dougal Drysdale
978-0-470-31903-1 576 pp. Pub: 26/08/11 This new edition of the leading introduction to the science of fire phenomena is complete with the latest research, data and additional problems. It is unique in its identification of fire science and fire dynamics as well as scientific background necessary for the development of fire safety engineering as a professional discipline. Featuring numerical problems with answers illustrating the quantitative applications of the concepts presented, this book is essential reading for all involved in the field from fire safety engineering students to fire prevention officers. • After 21 years as a bestseller, Dougal Drysdale's classic introduction has been brought up-to-date with the latest data and research in a third edition. • Features numerical problems with answers illustrating the quantitative applications of the concepts presented.
• Includes quantitative experimental data regarding material properties. • Successfully course-tested at Massachusetts' Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the University of Edinburgh, and widely adopted throughout the world. Readership: graduate and some undergraduate courses in fire safety engineering; fire prevention officers; companies involved in fire safety.
Franco Maloberti 978-0-470-74555-7 704 pp. Pub: 11/11/11
Advanced electronics textbook, with pioneering ‘top-down' approach more in line with the needs of students. This book starts with processing functions and signals and their properties, and then analyses the features of many electronic systems. It studies building blocks like transistors and passive components at a functional level, with special attention on their practical limitations and associated realization problems. This study encourages learning at increasing levels of detail while it is covered in both analogue and digital solutions. The validity of the theory described is proved in numerous examples, simulations, exercises, and verification results. • Introductory electronics textbook, with pioneering ‘top-down’ approach more in line with the needs of students. • Starts with processing functions, then describes signals and their properties before analyzing the features of many systems; it explains a global view before going into specifics. • Contains a useful balance of theory, example and verification of results. • Supplies a number of computer examples whose source code are available for download on a supplementary website. Readership: third and fourth year undergraduate students in electronics; lecturers and professors in electronics; postgraduate engineers and those in vocational training; design engineers and application engineers; engineering managers and research engineers
ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Understanding Microelectronics: A Top-Down Approach
Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century Gretar Tryggvason, Diran Apelian 978-0-470-92974-2 340 pp. Pub: 14/10/11
Currently on the verge of a major transformation, engineering education is in flux; every engineer must be innovative, entrepreneurial, collaborative, and able to work globally. Examples of successful programs that prepares students well for a new world order, where technical excellence is necessary but not sufficient, are missing. This book fills that void by describing innovative approaches to several aspects of the engineering curriculum that will inspire and aid engineering departments transition smoothly and rapidly towards new modes of learning and leadership in engineering. Engineering education is currently on the verge of a major transformation. However, while the need has been much discussed and several proposals for change have been put forward, relatively little focus has been put on actual implementation of the proposed changes. This book examines a program that has a long history of experimentation in engineering education. Written by experts on the subject, it describes specific topics with each chapter focusing on a specific innovation that has been carried out and explaining the educational pedagogy the learning benefit, as well as the transferability of the approach. • Describes how to put into practice engineering educational programs that align with changes, such as those proposed in the "NAE Engineer of 2020" reports. • Focuses on outcomes-based/project-centric engineering educational paradigms. • Describes how to implement scalable and sustainable innovations. • Discusses the practicalities of how to implement changes and how to engage the faculty. • Describes recordable and measurable best practices. • Condenses current discussions of engineering education into specific changes and actionable proposals . • Internationally applicable. Readership: practicing engineers; professors of engineering; engineering students in materials, mechanical, electrical, computer, civil, chemical, and biomedical engineering; university administrators responsible for curriculum development.
Patrick P. O'Connor, Andre Kleyner 978-0-470-97981-5 512 pp. Pub: 16/12/11
Fully revised edition of the best-selling book, that presents a good balance of reliability mathematics, engineering methods and practices, providing an up-to-date overview for engineering students and reliability engineers alike The real strength of this book is its delivery of a very good overview of reliability mathematics, engineering methods, and practices. Most other reliability books either focus heavily on reliability mathematics or on the technology and physics of failure. This book provides the basic knowledge needed for engineering students and reliability engineers at the earlier stages of their careers. The fifth edition maintains the same academic and practical level of the material, while bringing it up to date with modern reliability engineering practices as they continue to evolve. The new edition presents the latest reliability software packages; has an expanded section on Weibull distribution, the most commonly used distribution in reliability mathematics; and includes PowerPoint slides and solutions for course tutors held on a companion website. • Maintains the same academic and practical level of the Fourth Edition, whilst bringing the material up-to-date with modern reliability practices as they continue to evolve. • Contains new material on the latest reliability software packages. • Has an expanded section on Weibull distribution, the most commonly used distribution in reliability mathematics. • Includes Power Point slides and solutions for course tutors on a companion website. • THE book on reliability engineering! Readership: experienced reliability engineers; engineers; design and reliability engineers; senior undergraduate students in quality assurance or reliability; graduate students.
INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING/QUALITY CONTROL
Practical Reliability Engineering 5e
Self-Healing Polymers and Polymer Composites Ming Qiu Zhang, Min Zhi Rong
POLYMER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
978-0-470-49712-8 448 pp. Pub: 09/09/11
Integrating the interdisciplinary aspects of design, chemistry, and physical properties of self-healing polymers, this book focuses on an important and emerging field of bioinspired polymer research. The authors provide experienced readers with a comprehensive view of the emerging field, while new researchers can understand the framework for creating new materials or new applications. This book covers the fundamentals, theory, design, fabrication, characterization, and application of self-healing polymers and polymer composites. Innovative routes that correlate materials chemistry to the self-healing functionality are summarized for future industrial use. Throughout the book, the authors emphasize integration of existing techniques and/or novel synthetic approaches for target-oriented materials design and fabrication. With this book, experienced readers will gain a comprehensive view of the emerging field, while new researchers will understand the framework for creating new materials or new applications. • Incorporates fundamentals, theories, design, chemistry, and physical properties of selfhealing polymers. • Includes techniques for characterizing the healing process of polymers and applications of self-healing polymers and polymer composites. • Stresses practical aspects of self-healing technology: self-healing coatings, automotive/building/construction industries, electronics, chemical production, and engineering. • Focuses on engineering aspects and theoretical backgrounds of smart materials. • Illustrates a systematic route for developing techniques and materials to advance the research and applications of self-healing polymers. Readership: scientists, chemists, engineers, researchers, and managers in industry; academic researchers; graduate students on courses in polymer science and engineering, materials science and engineering, chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, biomedical engineering, chemistry, and mechanical engineering.
High Performance Polymers and Engineering Plastics Vikas Mittal
978-1-118-01669-5 452 pp. Pub: 26/08/11
Polymer Science & Technology General
The book describes the recent developments in the synthesis of a large number of high performance materials along with describing their properties and applications. Many of the applications are already commercial, but some are more novel and provide a direction for the industry for the successful commercialization During the last few years, several new families of high performance polymers and engineering plastics have been reported which find enhanced application potential in the more challenging industrial areas like aerospace, defence, energy, electronics, automotives, and special surface coatings. Such polymers provide improved set of properties like higher service-temperatures at extreme conditions and good mechanical strength, dimensional stability, thermal degradation resistance, environmental stability, gas barrier, solvent resistance, and electrical properties. This volume, presents the various categories of high performance polymers including poly (phenylene ether), polysulfones, poly (aryl ether ketone), poly (oxadiazole), poly (imide), poly (ether amide), poly (ether amide imide), poly (naphthalene), liquid crystalline polymers and poly (amide imide). It provides up-to-date synthesis details, properties, characterization, and applications for such systems in order to give readers and users to better select the required material. • Wide range of high performance and engineering plastics covered in the book. • Details on the synthesis and properties of each of the polymer. • Orientation towards the applications. • Chapters from the known experts around the world. Readership: researchers in polymer technology and materials science; engineers; senior undergraduate and graduate students.
POLYMER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Composites: Manufacture, Properties & Applications Brian P. Grady 978-0-470-59641-8 352 pp. Pub: 05/09/11
Because of the importance of polymers in the carbon nanotubes (CNTs) field, this book provides insight into the key properties of composites and their applications. The author covers CNT-polymers from synthesis to applications, presenting basic science and engineering of this dynamic and complex area at an accessible level. It explains chemical, physical, mechanical/rheological, electrical, and conductive properties of CNT-polymer composites. The author communicates a fundamental understanding of what has been done in the CNTs-polymer field and highlights key studies that have had significant impact on this understanding. With a strong coverage based on the primary literature, this book completely describes what is known molecularly and macroscopically, as well as what readers can reasonably infer. The reader obtains a fundamental understanding of CNTs and polymers, as well as the challenges of their composites and the applications that include electromagnetics (shielding and electrodes), flame retardants, and electromechanics (sensors and actuators). • Addresses a timely and dynamic area of great interest to industry and academic research. • Explains chemical, physical, mechanical/rheological, electrical, and conductive properties of carbon nanotube (CNT)-polymer composites. • Presents basic science and engineering of this dynamic and complex area at an accessible level: covers carbon nanotube fundamentals to help polymer scientists understand CNT, and describes polymer physics to help those in the CNT field. • Includes a glossary that defines key terms Readership: polymer scientists and engineers; chemists, physicists, and materials scientists in academia and industry; product developers and engineers; polymer processing consultants; nanotechnology researchers; electrical engineers; mechanical engineers.
Fundamentals of Supply Chain Theory Lawrence V. Snyder, Zuo-Jun Max Shen 978-0-470-52130-4 400 pp. Pub: 05/09/11
Addressing the need for the study of supply chain management to evolve at the same pace as its real-world practice, Fundamentals of Supply Chain Theory presents the methodology and foundations of the topic, and also demonstrates how recent developments build upon classic models. The authors focus on strategic and tactical aspects of supply chain management, covering a broad range of topics from forecasting, inventory management, and facility location to process flexibility, contracting, and auctions. Key mathematical models for optimizing the design, operation, and evaluation of supply chains are presented as well as models currently emerging from the research frontier. Each chapter concludes with a set of problems that challenge readers to understand, interpret, and extend the discussed models and algorithms. In addition, extensive appendices provide guidance on writing proofs and also outline helpful formulas related to probability theory, calculus, and algebra. â€˘ Written by two strong researchers in the field of supply chain management and covers a broad range of topics in facility location, inventory, and supply chain coordination. â€˘ Contains in-depth homework problems following each chapter and provides solutions to homework problems . â€˘ Utilizes the companion freeware package BaseStockSim in many of the homework problems, which is available via the book's related website. Readership: academics and practitioners in applied mathematics, operations research, business/management science, and industrial engineering; and students on graduatelevel courses in supply chain management in engineering and business schools.
This book provides a quantitative approach to supply chain management and covers the fundamental mathematical models for optimizing the design, operation, and management of supply chains.
Power Conversion and Control of Wind Energy Systems Bin Wu, Yongqiang Lang, Navid Zargari, Samir Kouro 978-0-470-59365-3 480 pp. Pub: 05/09/11
Power Conversion & Control of Wind Energy Systems fills a need for comprehensive coverage of existing and state-of-the-art power conversion and control for wind turbine electrical generator systems – an area that is rapidly growing and fundamental to the development of green energy sources.
WIND & SOLAR ENERGY
The book covers a wide range of topics on wind energy conversion and control from an electrical engineering perspective. Wind generators and modelling, power converters and modulation schemes, the operating principle of fixed and variable speed wind turbines, and advanced generator control schemes are examined. To illustrate the key concepts and help the reader tackle real-world issues, the book contains more than 30 case studies and 100 solved problems in addition to simulations and experiments. • Reflects the latest technologies in power conversion and control of wind energy systems. • Presents the most comprehensive analysis on a variety of practical wind energy systems. • Illustrates important concepts with simulations and experiments. • Provides design guidance with tables, charts, and graphs. Readership: practicing engineers; college professors; consultants; graduate students; electrical technicians.
Innovation in Wind Turbine Design Peter Jamieson
978-0-470-69981-2 320 pp. Pub: 26/08/11
Original approach outlining a combination of design aspects of wind turbines with investigations of innovative concepts and their evaluation.
The book is divided into three main sections: Section 1 reviews the evolution of modern wind technology and establishes the basis for evaluating standard and innovative designs. Section 2 reviews the optimization of rotor design, discusses wind energy conversion systems, drive trains, scaling issues and offshore wind turbines, and concludes with an overview of technology trends with a glimpse of possible future technology. Section 3 comprises a global view of the multitude of design options for wind turbine systems, the basis for comparative valuation and evaluation methodology, cost of energy assessment and includes a number of innovative examples. • Draws upon the author's 30 years’ industry experience. • Enables both creative and analytical thinking as well as engineering insight that is invaluable in the early stages of parametric studies. • Includes innovative examples from working experiences for commercial clients. • Includes previously unpublished or little disseminated theory. Readership: professional wind engineers; power engineers; turbine designers; wind energy consultants and researchers working with wind energy; academics and researchers in renewable energy
WIND & SOLAR ENERGY
Innovation in Wind Turbine Design covers the basics of design and the reasons behind design choices, as well as the methodology for evaluating innovative systems and components, always referencing a state of the art system for comparison. Thus the reader is able to understand current technology and the reasoning behind progress to date, before assessing where it can go in the future. It discusses the basics, as well as how to apply existing engineering knowledge to further technology.
Integration of Distributed Generation in the Power System Math H. Bollen, Fainan Hassan 978-0-470-64337-2 524 pp. Pub: 05/09/11
Distributed Generation (DG) reduces the amount of energy lost in transmitting electricity because the electricity is generated very near where it is used. This book introduces systematic and transparent methods for quantifying the impact of DG on the power grid.
WIND & SOLAR ENERGY
It emphasises systematic and transparent calculation methods, allowing for a quantification of the amount of DG that can be integrated at a certain location of the grid or in the grid as a whole. It also provides an overview of the different energy sources, with emphasis on wind power, solar power and combined heat and power in the power grid. • Gives a power-system viewpoint contrary to the energy viewpoint presented in many other books on DG. • Emphasis on systematic and transparent calculation methods allowing a quantification of the amount of DG that can be integrated at a certain location of the grid or in the grid as a whole. • Provides an overview of the different energy sources, with emphasis on wind power, solar power and CHP (Combined Heat & Power). • Provides a general overview of the different methods available to allow more DG to be connected to the grid, ranging from classical methods like building more lines, to advanced methods like power-electronics control, and even future methods like smart grids and micro grids . Readership: stakeholders in DG integration; undergraduate and postgraduate students in the power-engineering and energy fields; utility engineers; and consultants.
Other titles publishing within August 2011 â€“ April 2012 Aeronautic & Aerospace Engineering
Basic Helicopter Aerodynamics/Seddon Lubrication Systems for Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines/Stiharu Morphing Aerospace Vehicles and Structures/Valasek Gas Turbine Propulsion Systems/MacIsaac System Health Management: with Aerospace Applications/Johnson
Vehicle Powertrain Systems: Integration and Optimization/Crolla
Renewable Polymers: Synthesis, Processing, and Technology/Mittal
Glass Ceramic Technology/Holand
Circuits LED Packaging for Lighting Applications: Design, Manufacturing, and Testing/Liu
Earthquake Mechanics of Rubber Bearings for Seismic and Vibration Isolation/Kelly
Developments in Data Storage: Materials Perspective/Piramanayagam
Modeling and Simulation for Packaging Assembly: Manufacture, Reliability and Testing/Liu
General & Introductory Materials Science
Organic Light-Emitting Transistors: Fundamentals and Perspectives of an Emerging Technology/Muccini Plastics and Sustainability/Tolinski
Geometry & Topology
Jet Single-Time Lagrange Geometry and Its Applications/Balan
Human Factors & Risk Assessment
Risk Assessment: Theory, Methods and Applications/Rausand
Industrial Engineering/Quality Control Statistical Analysis of Profile Monitoring/Noorossana
MEMS and Nanoelectronics
Digital Holography for MEMS and Microsystem Metrology/Ă‡ayirci
Direct-Chill Casting of Light Alloys: Science and Technology/Grandfield
Mechanical Engineering â€“ Design IMechE Engineers Databook 4e/Matthews Non-conventional Electrical Machines/El-Hadi
Metals & Alloys
Geotechnical Problem Solving/Lommler
Motors & Drivers
Critical Component Wear in Heavy Duty Engines/Lakshminarayanan
Scattering and Dynamics of Polymers: Seeking Order in Disordered Systems/Han
Handbook of Engineering and Speciality Thermoplastics: Volume 4: Nylons/Thomas
Polymer Science & Technology General Polymers for Electricity and Electronics: Materials, Properties, and Applications/Drobny Micro/Nano Replication: Processes and Applications/Kang Applied Polymer Rheology: Polymeric Fluids with Industrial Applications/Kontopoulou
Polymer Processing Introduction to Polymer Rheology/Shaw
Quality and Reliability
Ultrasonic Inspection Technology Development and Search Unit Design Examples of Practical Applications/Brook Effective FMEAs: Achieving Safe, Reliable, and Economical Products and Processes using Failure Mode and Effects Analysis/Carlson
Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories/Carrera Plates and Shells for Smart Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories for Modelling and Analysis/Carrera
Wind & Solar Energy
Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction/Lynn Assessing the Wind Resource: a practical guide to the most important phase of developing a wind project/Brower
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