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Books Mechanical + Engineering

2024 | Book

Financial Inclusion, Technology and Virtual Banking

A Theoretical Perspective

This book challenges the notion that technology promotes financial inclusion. Drawing insights from the retail banking industry in Hong Kong, it explores the potential drawbacks of technology adoption. The book combines existing articles …

Author:
Sau Wai Law

2024 | Book

Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Solid Mechanics

Mecsol 2022

This book presents the proceedings of Mecsol 2022. The papers cover multidisciplinary topics, including Fatigue and Failure Analyses; Composite Materials and Structures; Elasticity, Plasticity, Damage and Fracture Mechanics; Viscoelasticity and …

Editors:
Marco Bittencourt, Josue Labaki

2021 | Book

Machine Tools Production Systems 2

Design, Calculation and Metrological Assessment

The first part of this volume provides the user with assistance in the selection and design of important machine and frame components. It also provides help with machine design, calculation and optimization of these components in terms of their …

Authors:
Prof. Dr. Christian Brecher, Manfred Weck

2024 | Book

Technical and Technological Solutions Towards a Sustainable Society and Circular Economy

Resource depletion and ecological risks are more than ever at the heart of societal and economic debates. In the 1970s, the developed countries saw the Fordist growth regime crumble in parallel with the growing awareness of the ecological issue.

Editors:
Jamal Mabrouki, Azrour Mourade

2024 | Book

Soft Tissue Simulants

Soft tissue simulants, essential for automotive and ballistic testing, medical, and surgical training, have traditionally relied on cadavers and animal tissues. However, their biomechanical properties change with time due to dehydration after …

Authors:
Arnab Chanda, Gurpreet Singh

Open Access 2020 | Open Access | Book

Nonparametric Bayesian Learning for Collaborative Robot Multimodal Introspection

This open access book focuses on robot introspection, which has a direct impact on physical human–robot interaction and long-term autonomy, and which can benefit from autonomous anomaly monitoring and diagnosis, as well as anomaly recovery …

Authors:
Dr. Xuefeng Zhou, Dr. Hongmin Wu, Dr. Juan Rojas, Dr. Zhihao Xu, Prof. Shuai Li

2024 | Book

Applying Physical Ergonomics to Modern Ship Design

This book combines and summarizes the myriad rules, regulations, guidance, and guidelines that pertain to the human factor element of vessel design and marine operations. With a focus on physical ergonomics, the book is thoroughly researched and …

Author:
Alexander Arnfinn Olsen

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Hydraulic Fracturing and Rock Mechanics

This open access book is the first to consider the effect of non-uniform fluid pressure in hydraulic fractures. The book covers the key topics in the process of hydraulic fracture nucleation, growth, interaction and fracture network formation.

Authors:
Yu Zhao, Yongfa Zhang, Pengfei He

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Strand Corrosion in Prestressed Concrete Structures

This is an open access book.

This book focuses on the durability problems of existing prestressed concrete (PC) structures caused by strand corrosion, clarifies the mechanical behavior of corroded prestressing strands, corrosion-induced cracking …

Author:
Lei Wang

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Attachment Ventilation Theory

This open access book systematically summarizes the current research progress of attachment ventilation, covering vertical wall attachment, column attachment, and adaptive attachment ventilation. Attachment ventilation is a high-performance …

Author:
Angui Li

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Oxygen-Carrier-Aided Combustion Technology for Solid-Fuel Conversion in Fluidized Bed

This open access book surveys the development of OCAC technology in the last decade for solid fuel conversion in fluidized beds. The scientific concerns, including combustion and emission characteristics, ash-related problems, OC aging, and so on …

Authors:
Lunbo Duan, Lin Li

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Book

Comprehensive Utilization of Magnesium Slag by Pidgeon Process

This open access book introduces the harmless handling/recycling of magnesium slag , the process of magnesium silicothermic reduction (Pidgeon process)which the slag was produced, and . the magnesium resources, layout of the industry of the world.

Authors:
Prof. Lan'er Wu, Prof. Fenglan Han, Dr. Guiqun Liu

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Making Presentation Math Computable

A Context-Sensitive Approach for Translating LaTeX to Computer Algebra Systems

This Open-Access-book addresses the issue of translating mathematical expressions from LaTeX to the syntax of Computer Algebra Systems (CAS). Over the past decades, especially in the domain of Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics …

Author:
André Greiner-Petter

2024 | Book

Industrial Engineering and Applications – Europe

11th International Conference, ICIEA-EU 2024, Nice, France, January 10–12, 2024, Revised Selected Papers

This book constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Applications, ICIEA 2024, held in Nice, France, during January 10-12, 2024.

The 16 full papers and 3 short papers included in …

Editor:
Shey-Huei Sheu

2024 | Book

Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics

A Molecular Perspective

This textbook presents the fundamentals of statistical thermodynamics and electronic structure theory and focuses on introducing the central concepts of thermodynamics and their relation to microscopic theories in a conceptually clear and simple …

Authors:
Marcus Elstner, Qiang Cui, Maja Gruden

2024 | Book

Fluid Mechanics for Mechanical Engineers

This textbook describes the fundamentals of the phenomena of fluid dynamics in the context of engineering instances. It is designed to replace introductory books and notes on the subject for first-level engineering courses as well as higher-level …

Authors:
Alfredo Soldati, Cristian Marchioli

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Digital Twin

Architectures, Networks, and Applications

This open access book offers comprehensive, self-contained knowledge on Digital Twin (DT), which is a very promising technology for achieving digital intelligence in the next-generation wireless communications and computing networks. DT is a key …

Author:
Yan Zhang

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Emerging Battery Technologies to Boost the Clean Energy Transition

Cost, Sustainability, and Performance Analysis

This open access book provides a totally new perspective on the rapidly developing sector of electrochemical energy storage, putting a spotlight on their sustainability under consideration of the latest developments and emerging future …

Editors:
Stefano Passerini, Linda Barelli, Manuel Baumann, Jens Peters, Marcel Weil

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Augmented Reality for Engineering Graphics

This open access book offers a timely snapshot of Augmented Reality (AR) technology, with an emphasis on its application within the mechanical and manufacturing engineering domains, for both educational and industrial purposes. Reporting on the …

Authors:
Vitalii Ivanov, Ivan Pavlenko, Artem Evtuhov, Justyna Trojanowska

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Multifunctional Ceramic Filter Systems for Metal Melt Filtration

Towards Zero-Defect Materials

This open access book covers novel techniques and materials for removing inclusions in metallic melts, resulting in significant improvements to the purity, quality, and materials properties of the cast metal product. It looks at an entirely new …

Editors:
Christos G. Aneziris, Horst Biermann