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2024 | Book

Explorations in the History and Heritage of Machines and Mechanisms

8th International Symposium on History of Machines and Mechanisms (HMM2024)

This book gathers the latest advances in the field of history of science and technology, as presented by leading international researchers at the 8th International Symposium on History of Machines and Mechanisms (HMM), held in Ankara, Turkey on …

Editors:
Marco Ceccarelli, Irem Aslan Seyhan

2024 | Book

Energy Efficiency in Oil Production

This book explores energy efficiency solutions, offering lucid explanations coupled with actionable guidance. It is an indispensable reference for professionals such as designers, analysts, and individuals keen on mastering energy efficiency. It …

Authors:
Marcus Vinicius da Silva Neves, Antonio Felipe Flutt

2024 | Book

Cavity Dynamics and Splashing Mechanism in Droplets

This brief explores the pivotal realm of droplet cavitation, a subject of great significance for enhancing fuel atomization and improving various industrial processes. The authors employ high-speed photography experiments, analyze bubble dynamics …

Authors:
Zhaohao Li, Xiaoyu Wang, Junwei Shen, Yuning Zhang

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Thermodynamics and Equilibria in Earth System Sciences: An Introduction

Thermodynamics is needed to understand many processes on Earth, be they physical, chemical, or biological. Thermodynamics is critical to study the atmosphere (lapse rate, fohn winds, circulation), hydrosphere (latent and sensible heat, pressure …

Author:
Jack J. Middelburg

2024 | Book

NanoCarbon: A Wonder Material for Energy Applications

Volume 2: Fundamentals and Advancement for Energy Storage Applications

This book is part of a 2 volume book series that provides current, state-of-the-art knowledge, fundamentals of electrochemistry, design strategies, and future challenges in carbon-based materials for electrochemical energy production and storage …

Editor:
Ram K. Gupta

2024 | Book

Nanoparticles in Modern Antimicrobial and Antiviral Applications

Nanotechnology-based nanomaterials have revolutionized the field of advanced medical applications by offering new possibilities for treatment and diagnosis. Nano-form materials have become increasingly important in modern healthcare due to their …

Editors:
Varaprasad Kokkarachedu, Rotimi Sadiku

2024 | Book

Organic Micropollutants in Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the origins, occurrences, and remediation strategies for organic micropollutants in the environment. Divided into five parts, the book starts with a perspective on the sources and prevalence of organic …

Editors:
Rahul Bhadouria, Sachchidanand Tripathi, Pardeep Singh, Rishikesh Singh, Harminder Pal Singh

2024 | Book

Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, Volume 4

Select Proceedings of FMFP 2022

This book comprises select peer-reviewed proceedings of the 9th International and 49th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP 2022). This book brings together scientific ideas and engineering solutions put forth by …

Editors:
Krishna Mohan Singh, Sushanta Dutta, Sudhakar Subudhi, Nikhil Kumar Singh

2024 | Book

Mechanics of Composite, Hybrid and Multifunctional Materials, Volume 5

Proceedings of the 2023 Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics

Mechanics of Composite, Hybrid, and Multifunctional Materials, Volume 5 of the Proceedings of the 2023 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, the fifth volume of five from the Conference, brings together …

Editors:
Frank Gardea, Kunal Mishra, Michael Keller

2024 | Book

Making India Disaster Resilient

Challenges and Future Perspectives

Various natural and man-made hazards are nowadays increasingly considered as disasters, particularly by individual and communities are lacking in awareness and where a system as a whole has no adequate management mechanism. Consequently, the world …

Editors:
Vishwa Raj Sharma, Chandrakanta

2024 | Book

Electro- and Magneto-Mechanics of Soft Solids

Constitutive Modelling, Numerical Implementations, and Instabilities

This book examines the electro- and magneto-mechanics of soft composite materials and structures, and focuses on magnetorheological elastomers (MREs) and dielectric elastomer composites (DECs), which are composite materials that comprise …

Editors:
Kostas Danas, Oscar Lopez-Pamies

2024 | Book

Introduction to Digital Navigation

Including Fundamentals of Navigation

This book focuses on Coastal and Ocean Navigation with an emphasis on digital navigation (using ECDIS) and would be useful to both experienced seafarers as an aide memoire, and also to cadets and trainees embarking on their maritime careers.

The …

Author:
Alexander Arnfinn Olsen

2024 | Book

Climate Action Through Eco-Friendly Textiles

This book covers the latest developments in sustainable textiles and how they can help mitigate the fashion industry's environmental impact. It focuses on innovative textile production approaches by prioritizing eco-friendly materials, responsible …

Editors:
Sadhna, Rajesh Kumar, S. Greeshma

2024 | Book

Advances in Computational Mathematics for Industrial System Reliability and Maintainability

This book is a comprehensive exploration of computational mathematics and its impact on enhancing the reliability and maintainability of industrial systems. With its careful blend of theoretical foundations, practical applications, and future …

Author:
Mohammad Yazdi

2024 | Book

Technical Drawing for Product Design

Mastering ISO GPS and ASME GD&T

This book is intended for students, academics, designers, process engineers and CMM operators, and presents the ISO GPS and the ASME GD&T rules and concepts. The Geometric Product Specification (GPS) and Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing …

Author:
Stefano Tornincasa

2024 | Book

Noise and Vibration Mitigation for Rail Transportation Systems

Proceedings of the 14th International Workshop on Railway Noise, 07–09 December 2022, Shanghai, China

This book collects original peer-reviewed papers describing the latest developments in railway noise and vibration from the 14th International Workshop on Railway Noise (IWRN14), held on 7–9 December 2022, in Shanghai, China. It covers a broad …

Editors:
Xiaozhen Sheng, David Thompson, Geert Degrande, Jens C. O. Nielsen, Pierre-Etienne Gautier, Kiyoshi Nagakura, Ard Kuijpers, James Tuman Nelson, David A. Towers, David Anderson, Thorsten Tielkes

2024 | Book

Advances in Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics

Select Proceedings of AHTFD 2022

This book comprises select proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics (AHTFD 22). It covers latest research trends and development in diverse areas like, aerodynamics, complex fluid phenomenon, turbulence …

Editors:
Mohammad Altamush Siddiqui, Nadeem Hasan, Andallib Tariq

2024 | Book

Design for Additive Manufacturing

Although additive manufacturing is a relatively young discipline, the effects that can be achieved with the various additive technologies in terms of efficient product and manufacturing process optimization are of outstanding importance. These …

Authors:
Roland Lachmayer, Tobias Ehlers, René Bastian Lippert

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

BUiD Doctoral Research Conference 2022

Multidisciplinary Studies

This open access book presents selected contributions on a wide range of scientific and technological areas originating from the BUiD Doctoral Research Conference (BDRC 2022). It discusses the following topics: project management, macroeconomic …

Editors:
Khalid Al Marri, Farzana Mir, Solomon David, Aos Aljuboori

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Machine Learning and Its Application to Reacting Flows

ML and Combustion

This open access book introduces and explains machine learning (ML) algorithms and techniques developed for statistical inferences on a complex process or system and their applications to simulations of chemically reacting turbulent flows.

These …

Editors:
Nedunchezhian Swaminathan, Alessandro Parente