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Mechanical engineering books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Mechanical engineering category. Presented with a red border are the Mechanical engineering books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering by Raj P. Chhabra CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering

The CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering, Second Edition, is a fully updated version of this respected reference work, with chapters written by leading experts. Its first part covers basic concepts, equations and principles of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics....
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Buckling and Postbuckling of Beams, Plates, and Shells by M. Reza Eslami Buckling and Postbuckling of Beams, Plates, and Shells

This book contains eight chapters treating the stability of all major areas of the flexural theory. It covers the stability of structures under mechanical and thermal loads and all areas of structural, loading and material types.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/11/2017

Piston Engine-Based Power Plants by Paul (Freelance science and technology writer/consultant, UK) Breeze Piston Engine-Based Power Plants
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Piston Engine-Based Power Plants presents Breeze's most up-to-date discussion and clear and concise analysis of this resource, aimed at those working and researching in the area. Various engine types including Diesel and Stirling are discussed, with consideration of economic factors...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/11/2017

Computational Statics Revision Course by Zia Javanbakht, Andreas OEchsner Computational Statics Revision Course
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This revision and work book offers a very specific concept for learning the finite element method applying it to problems from statics of: It skips all the classical derivations and focusses only the essential final results. Based on these `essentials',...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2017

Modal Testing A Practitioner's Guide by Peter Avitabile Modal Testing A Practitioner's Guide

The practical, clear, and concise guide for conducting experimental modal tests Modal Testing: A Practitioner's Guide outlines the basic information necessary to conduct an experimental modal test.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

Advances in Applied Mechanics by Stephane (Computational Mechanics, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg) Bordas Advances in Applied Mechanics
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Advances in Applied Mechanics, Volume 50, draws together recent, significant advances in various topics in applied mechanics. Published since 1948, the book aims to provide authoritative review articles on topics in the mechanical sciences. While the book is ideal for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Hydrostatic, Aerostatic and Hybrid Bearing Design by W. Brian (Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Tribology Research Laboratory (AMTTREL) at Liverpool John Moores Universi Rowe Hydrostatic, Aerostatic and Hybrid Bearing Design

Solve your bearing design problems with step-by-step procedures and hard-won performance data from a leading expert and consultant Compiled for ease of use in practical design scenarios, Hydrostatic, Aerostatic and Hybrid Bearing Design provides the basic principles, design procedures and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Seals and Sealing Handbook by Robert K. (CEng. MIMechE) Flitney Seals and Sealing Handbook

Seals and Sealing Handbook, 6th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of sealing technology, bringing together information on all aspects of this area to enable you to make the right sealing choice. This includes detailed coverage on the seals applicable to static,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Vacuum and Ultravacuum Physics and Technology by Igor Bello Vacuum and Ultravacuum Physics and Technology

Vacuum technology has enormous impact on human life in many aspects and fields, such as metallurgy, material development and production, food and electronic industry, microelectronics, device fabrication, physics, materials science, space science, engineering, chemistry, technology of low temperature, pharmaceutical industry,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

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Mechanical Vibrations in SI Units by Singiresu S. Rao Mechanical Vibrations in SI Units

For courses in vibration engineering. Building Knowledge: Concepts of Vibration in EngineeringRetaining the style of previous editions, this Sixth SI Edition of Mechanical Vibrations effectively presents theory, computational aspects, and applications of vibration, introducing undergraduate engineering students to the subject...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 20/11/2017

Non-Conservative Systems New Static and Dynamic Stability Criteria by Kurt Ingerle Non-Conservative Systems New Static and Dynamic Stability Criteria

Non-Conservative Systems: New Static and Dynamic Stability Criteria summarizes the essential properties of non-conservative elastic systems (static stability and post-critical behavior), and the importance of novel stability criteria for such systems. Beginning with the history of non-conservative systems theory, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/11/2017

Statics and Mechanics of Materials, SI Edition by James M. (Georgia Institute of Technology) Gere, Barry J. (Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering, Stanford University Goodno Statics and Mechanics of Materials, SI Edition
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Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2017

Proceedings of the 12th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimisation by Axel Schumacher Proceedings of the 12th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimisation

The volume includes papers from the WSCMO conference in Braunschweig 2017 presenting research of all aspects of the optimal design of structures as well as multidisciplinary design optimization where the involved disciplines deal with the analysis of solids, fluids or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Advances in Stability, Vibration and Control of Mechanical Structures by Ardeshir Guran Advances in Stability, Vibration and Control of Mechanical Structures

Comprehensive and accessible coverage of recent advances in stability, vibration and control of mechanical structures are here provided in selected contributions by invited experts first presented during the international symposium held in Bulgaria in 2013.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/12/2017

Marine Hydrodynamics by J. N. Newman, John (Professor, University of Oslo) Grue Marine Hydrodynamics
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Marine Hydrodynamics is the foundational ocean hydrodynamics text. The book is solidly based on fundamentals, but it also guides the student to an understanding of their engineering applications through its consideration of realistic configurations. --Provided by publisher.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/12/2017

Spacecraft Dynamics and Control The Embedded Model Control Approach by Enrico (Formerly at the Politecnico di Torino) Canuto, Carlo (Associate Professor, Politecnico di Torino) Novara, Don Carlucci Spacecraft Dynamics and Control The Embedded Model Control Approach
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Spacecraft Dynamics and Control: The Embedded Model Control Approach provides a uniform way of approaching space engineering control problems from the standpoint of model-based control, using state equations as the key dynamic model for simulation, design and implementation. The book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Interval Finite Element Method with MATLAB by Sukanta (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Sciences, University of Joha Nayak Interval Finite Element Method with MATLAB
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Interval Finite Element Method with MATLAB provides a thorough introduction to an effective way of investigating problems involving uncertainty using computational modeling. The well-known and versatile Finite Element Method (FEM) is combined with the concept of interval uncertainties to develop...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Continuum Mechanics Modeling of Material Behavior by Martin H. (Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics Department, University of Rhode Island, USA) Sadd Continuum Mechanics Modeling of Material Behavior
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Continuum Mechanics Modeling of Material Behavior offers a uniquely comprehensive introduction to topics like RVE theory, fabric tensor models, micropolar elasticity, elasticity with voids, nonlocal higher gradient elasticity and damage mechanics. Contemporary continuum mechanics research has been moving into areas...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Fault Diagnosis and Sustainable Control of Wind Turbines Robust Data-Driven and Model-Based Strategies by Silvio (Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara) Simani, Saverio (Visiting Assistant Pro Farsoni Fault Diagnosis and Sustainable Control of Wind Turbines Robust Data-Driven and Model-Based Strategies
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Fault Diagnosis and Sustainable Control of Wind Turbines: Robust Data-Driven and Model-Based Strategies discusses the development of reliable and robust fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant (`sustainable') control schemes by means of data-driven and model-based approaches. These strategies are able to cope...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Energy-saving Principles and Technologies for Induction Motors by Wenzhong Ma, Lianping Bai Energy-saving Principles and Technologies for Induction Motors
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A unique guide to the integration of three-phase induction motors with the emphasis on conserving energy The energy-saving principle and technology for induction motor is a new topic, and there are few books currently available;
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2018

Engineering Analysis with ANSYS Software by Tadeusz Stolarski Engineering Analysis with ANSYS Software

Engineering Analysis with ANSYS Software, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental areas of engineering analysis needed for research or commercial engineering projects. The book introduces the principles of the finite element method, presents an overview of ANSYS technologies,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/01/2018

Computational Fluid Dynamics A Practical Approach by Jiyuan (Tsinghua University, Haidian Qu, Beijing Shi, China<br><br>Royal Melbourne Institute Technology (RMIT) University,  Tu Computational Fluid Dynamics A Practical Approach
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Computational Fluid Dynamics: A Practical Approach, Third Edition, is an introduction to CFD fundamentals and commercial CFD software to solve engineering problems. The book is designed for a wide variety of engineering students new to CFD, and for practicing engineers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2018

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Stress in ASME Pressure Vessels, Boilers, and Nuclear Components by Maan H. Jawad Stress in ASME Pressure Vessels, Boilers, and Nuclear Components

An illustrative guide to the analysis needed to achieve a safe design in ASME Pressure Vessels, Boilers, and Nuclear Components Stress in ASME Pressure Vessels, Boilers, and Nuclear Components offers a revised and updatededition of the text, Design of Plate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Finite Element Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation by Robert (Colorado School of Mines (Emeritus)) King Finite Element Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

King's FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS WITH SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION prepares you for a range of professional applications using an innovative, efficient approach that combines presentation theory with solid mechanics calculations to confirm your configurations. The author demonstrates calculations in PTC Mathcad, providing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Blake's Design of Mechanical Joints by Harold Josephs, Ronald L. Huston Blake's Design of Mechanical Joints
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Blake's Design of Mechanical Joints, Second Edition, is an updated revision of Alexander Blake's authoritative book on mechanical joint and fastener design. This revision brings Blake's 1985 volume up-to-date with modern developments in joint design, and recent technological advances in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Power Harvesting via Smart Materials by Ashok K. Batra, Almuatasim Alomari Power Harvesting via Smart Materials
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Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Print proceedings of the 2017 International Manufacturing Science & Engineering Conference (MSEC2017): Volume 1: Processes by ASME Print proceedings of the 2017 International Manufacturing Science & Engineering Conference (MSEC2017): Volume 1: Processes

A printed collection of 69 full-length, peer-reviewed technical papers. Topics include: Processes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Print proceedings of the 2017 International Manufacturing Science & Engineering Conference (MSEC2017): Volume 2: Additive Manufacturing; Materials by ASME Print proceedings of the 2017 International Manufacturing Science & Engineering Conference (MSEC2017): Volume 2: Additive Manufacturing; Materials

A printed collection of 79 full-length, peer-reviewed technical papers. Topics include: Additive Manufacturing; Materials.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Foundations of Ultra-Precision Mechanism Design by Stuart T. Smith Foundations of Ultra-Precision Mechanism Design

The realm of ultra precision mechanisms, for example in controlling motion to small fractions of a micrometer, is encroaching into many fields of technology. This book aims to provide a bridge for those moving from either an engineering or physics...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Diesel & Internal Combustion Engines Overview, Performance & Applications by Horace G. Norton Diesel & Internal Combustion Engines Overview, Performance & Applications


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Turbochargers & Turbocharging Advancements, Applications & Research by Evangelos G Giakoumis Turbochargers & Turbocharging Advancements, Applications & Research


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Expert Systems for Fatigue Life Predictions by Ji-Ho Song, Chung-Youb Kim, Jun-Hyub Park Expert Systems for Fatigue Life Predictions
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Mechanical Systems Research, Applications & Technology by Seifedine Kadry Mechanical Systems Research, Applications & Technology


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

System Dynamics for Engineering Students Concepts and Applications by Nicolae (Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alaska Anchorage) Lobontiu System Dynamics for Engineering Students Concepts and Applications
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Engineering system dynamics focuses on deriving mathematical models based on simplified physical representations of actual systems, such as mechanical, electrical, fluid, or thermal, and on solving these models for analysis or design purposes. System Dynamics for Engineering Students: Concepts and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Foundations of Mechanical Engineering by A. D. Johnson Foundations of Mechanical Engineering

The traditional approach to teaching mechanical engineering has been to cover either mechanics or thermofluid mechanics. In response to the growing trend toward more general modules, Foundations of Mechanical Engineering provides a unified approach to teaching the basic mechanical engineering...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Introduction to Linear Control Systems by Yazdan (Alma mater: Keio University (Japan), Technical University of Berlin (Germany)) Bavafa-Toosi Introduction to Linear Control Systems
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Introduction to Linear Control Systems is designed as a standard introduction to linear control systems for all those who one way or another deal with control systems. It can be used as a comprehensive up-to-date textbook for a one-semester 3-credit...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

Finite Physical Dimensions Optimal Thermodynamics 1 Fundamentals by Michel (Professor Emeritus, University of Lorraine, France) Feidt Finite Physical Dimensions Optimal Thermodynamics 1 Fundamentals
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Energy and the environment are inextricably linked to the economy. Thermodynamics therefore seems to be a privileged tool in overcoming the constraints associated with optimization. This first volume reports on an original, contemporary approach leading to optimal solutions in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

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