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Recent Mechanical Engineering Books

Recent Mechanical Engineering Books

2019 | Book

Fracture, Fatigue, Failure and Damage Evolution, Volume 6

Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics

Fracture, Fatigue, Failure and Damage Evolution, Volume 6 of the Proceedings of the 2018 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, the sixth volume of eight from the Conference, brings together contributions to this …


Editors:
Dr. Jay Carroll, Dr. Shuman Xia, Dr. Allison M. Beese, Dr. Ryan B. Berke, Dr. Garrett J. Pataky

2019 | Book

Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018)

Volume III: Musculoskeletal Disorders

This book presents the proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018), held on August 26-30, 2018, in Florence, Italy. By highlighting the latest theories and models, as well as cutting-edge technologies …

Editors:
Dr. Sebastiano Bagnara, Dr. Riccardo Tartaglia, Dr. Sara Albolino, Dr. Thomas Alexander, Dr. Yushi Fujita

2019 | Book

Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018)

Volume IX: Aging, Gender and Work, Anthropometry, Ergonomics for Children and Educational Environments

This book presents the proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018), held on August 26-30, 2018, in Florence, Italy. By highlighting the latest theories and models, as well as cutting-edge technologies …

Editors:
Dr. Sebastiano Bagnara, Dr. Riccardo Tartaglia, Dr. Sara Albolino, Dr. Thomas Alexander, Dr. Yushi Fujita

2019 | Book

Mechanics of Additive and Advanced Manufacturing, Volume 8

Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics

Mechanics of Additive and Advanced Manufacturing, Volume 8 of the Proceedings of the 2018 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, the eighth volume of eight from the Conference, brings together contributions to …

Editors:
Dr. Sharlotte Kramer, Jennifer L. Jordan, Helena Jin, Dr. Jay Carroll, Dr. Alison M. Beese

2019 | Book

The Robot and Us

An 'Antidisciplinary' Perspective on the Scientific and Social Impacts of Robotics

This book offers a clear, yet comprehensive overview of the role of robots in our society. It especially focuses on the interaction between humans and robots, and on the social and political aspects of the integration of robots with humans, in …

Author:
Prof. Maria Chiara Carrozza

2019 | Book

Multiscale Mechanobiology in Tissue Engineering

This book focuses on the mechanobiological principles in tissue engineering with a particular emphasis on the multiscale aspects of the translation of mechanical forces from bioreactors down to the cellular level. The book contributes to a better …

Authors:
Prof. Damien Lacroix, Dr. Marzia Brunelli, Dr. Cécile Perrault, Dr. Adrien Baldit, Dr. Maryam Shariatzadeh, Dr. Ana Campos Marin, Dr. Andre Castro, Sara Barreto

2019 | Book

Spatial Polarization Characteristics of Radar Antenna

Analysis, Measurement and Anti-jamming Application

This book presents novel research ideas and offers insights into radar system design, artificial intelligence and signal processing applications. Further, it proposes a new concept of antenna spatial polarization characteristics (SPC), suggesting …

Authors:
Huanyao Dai, Xuesong Wang, Hong Xie, Shunping Xiao, Jia Luo

2019 | Book

Current Trends in Friction Stir Welding (FSW) and Friction Stir Spot Welding (FSSW)

An Overview and Case Studies

This book provides an overview of friction stir welding and friction stir spot welding with a focus on aluminium to aluminium and aluminium to copper. It also discusses experimental results for friction stir spot welding between aluminium and …

Authors:
Dr. Mukuna Patrick Mubiayi, Prof. Esther Titilayo Akinlabi, Dr. Mamookho Elizabeth Makhatha

2019 | Book

Topics in Modal Analysis & Testing, Volume 9

Proceedings of the 36th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics 2018

Topics in Modal Analysis & Testing, Volume 9: Proceedings of the 36th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2018, the ninth volume of nine from the Conference, brings together contributions to this important area of research …

Editors:
Dr. Michael Mains, Brandon J. Dilworth

2019 | Book

Managing Innovation in Highly Restrictive Environments

Lessons from Latin America and Emerging Markets

This book presents the integration of new tools, the modification of existing tools, and the combination of different tools and approaches to create new technical resources for assisting the innovation process. It describes the efforts deployed …

Editors:
Dr. Guillermo Cortés-Robles, Dr. Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz, Dr. Giner Alor-Hernández

2019 | Book

Strategic Implementation of Continuous Improvement Approach

Improving the Performance of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

This book covers the strategic use of continuous improvement (CI) techniques for manufacturing performance improvement. It focuses primarily on strategies that can be adopted by small and middle-sized enterprises in manufacturing in order to meet …

Authors:
Jagdeep Singh, Harwinder Singh

2019 | Book

Proceedings of the International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics

This book includes a collection of chapters that were presented at the International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics (ICESD), held in Reykjavik, Iceland between 12-14 June 2017. The contributions address a wide …

Editors:
Dr. Rajesh Rupakhety, Simon Olafsson, Bjarni Bessason

2019 | Book

Industry 4.0: Industrial Revolution of the 21st Century

This book addresses a wide range of issues relating to the theoretical substantiation of the necessity of Industry 4.0, the development of the methodological tools for its analysis and evaluation, and practical solutions for effectively managing …

Editors:
Elena G. Popkova, Prof. Dr. Yulia V. Ragulina, Dr. Aleksei V. Bogoviz

2019 | Book

Rotating Machinery and Signal Processing

Proceedings of the First Workshop on Signal Processing Applied to Rotating Machinery Diagnostics, SIGPROMD’2017, April 09-11, 2017, Setif, Algeria

This book provides readers with a timely snapshot of the potential offered by and challenges posed by signal processing methods in the field of machine diagnostics and condition monitoring. It gathers contributions to the first Workshop on Signal …

Editors:
Ahmed Felkaoui, Fakher Chaari, Mohamed Haddar

2019 | Book

Natural Hazards and Risk Research in Russia

This book presents natural hazards and risk--one of the fastest-growing and most relevant fields of pure and applied research within geosciences and environmental engineering—from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It examines principles, concepts …




Editor:
Valentina Svalova

2019 | Book

Social Manufacturing: Fundamentals and Applications

This book introduces social manufacturing, the next generation manufacturing paradigm that covers product life cycle activities that deal with Internet-based organizational and interactive mechanisms under the context of socio-technical systems in …

Author:
Prof. Pingyu Jiang

2019 | Book

Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification, Volume 3

Proceedings of the 36th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics 2018

Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification, Volume 3: Proceedings of the 36th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2018, the third volume of nine from the Conference brings together contributions to this important area of …

Editor:
Dr. Robert Barthorpe

2019 | Book

3D Visual Content Creation, Coding and Delivery

This book covers the different aspects of modern 3D multimedia technologies by addressing several elements of 3D visual communications systems, using diverse content formats, such as stereo video, video-plus-depth and multiview, and coding schemes …


Editors:
Pedro Amado Assunção, Prof. Atanas Gotchev

2019 | Book

Seismic Isolation, Structural Health Monitoring, and Performance Based Seismic Design in Earthquake Engineering

Recent Developments

This book features chapters based on selected presentations from the International Congress on Advanced Earthquake Resistance of Structures, AERS2016, held in Samsun, Turkey, from 24 to 28 October 2016.

It covers the latest advances in three widely …

Editors:
Prof. Azer A. Kasimzade, Prof. Erdal Şafak, Carlos E. Ventura, Farzad Naeim, Yoichi Mukai

2019 | Book

Nanocarbons for Energy Conversion: Supramolecular Approaches

This book focuses on nanocarbons (carbon nanotubes, graphene, nanoporous carbon, and carbon black) and related materials for energy conversion, including fuel cells (predominately proton exchange membrane fuel cells [PEMFC]), Li-ion batteries, and …

Editor:
Prof. Dr. Naotoshi Nakashima