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Mechanical Engineering Series

Mechanical Engineering Series
102 Volumes | 1989 - 2020

Description

The Mechanical Engineering Series presents advanced level treatment of topics on the cutting edge of mechanical engineering. Designed for use by students, researchers and practicing engineers, the series presents modern developments in mechanical engineering and its innovative applications in applied mechanics, bioengineering, dynamic systems and control, energy, energy conversion and energy systems, fluid mechanics and fluid machinery, heat and mass transfer, manufacturing science and technology, mechanical design, mechanics of materials, micro- and nano-science technology, thermal physics, tribology, and vibration and acoustics. The series features graduate-level texts, professional books, and research monographs in key engineering science concentrations.

All books of the series Mechanical Engineering Series

2020 | Book

Microscale Flow and Heat Transfer

Mathematical Modelling and Flow Physics

This book covers concepts and the latest developments on microscale flow and heat transfer phenomena involving a gas. The book is organised in two parts: the first part focuses on the fluid flow and heat transfer characteristics of gaseous slip …

2020 | Book

Physical Approach to Engineering Acoustics

This textbook presents the fundamentals of engineering acoustics and examines in depth concepts within the domain that apply to reducing noise, measuring noise, and designing microphones and loudspeakers. The book particularly emphasizes the …

2020 | Book

Thermodynamics: Basic Principles and Engineering Applications

This textbook is for a one semester introductory course in thermodynamics, primarily for use in a mechanical or aerospace engineering program, although it could also be used in an engineering science curriculum. The book contains a section on the …

2020 | Book

A Treatise of Heat and Energy

This textbook explains the meaning of heat and work and the definition of energy and energy systems. It describes the constructive role of entropy growth and makes the case that energy matters, but entropy growth matters more. Readers will learn …

2020 | Book

The Automotive Chassis

Volume 2: System Design

This textbook draws on the authors’ experience gained by teaching courses for engineering students on e.g. vehicle mechanics, vehicle system design, and chassis design; and on their practical experience as engineering designers for vehicle and …

2020 | Book

The Automotive Chassis

Volume 1: Components Design

This textbook draws on the authors’ experience gained by teaching courses for engineering students on e.g. vehicle mechanics, vehicle system design, and chassis design; and on their practical experience as engineering designers for vehicle and …

2020 | Book

Solid-State Welding: Friction and Friction Stir Welding Processes

This book presents critical information on the principles and operation of friction welding, friction stir welding, and friction stir processing enhanced with many robust illustrations. It explains the application of these technologies and the …

2019 | Book

Theory of Vibration

An Introduction

This fully revised and updated third edition covers the physical and mathematical fundamentals of vibration analysis, including single degree of freedom, multi-degree of freedom, and continuous systems. A new chapter on special topics that include …

2019 | Book

Reciprocating Engine Combustion Diagnostics

In-Cylinder Pressure Measurement and Analysis

This book deals with in-cylinder pressure measurement and its post-processing for combustion quality analysis of conventional and advanced reciprocating engines. It offers insight into knocking and combustion stability analysis techniques and …

2019 | Book

Vibration of Discrete and Continuous Systems

This revised, updated textbook adds new focus on computational methods and the importance of vibration theory in computer-aided engineering to fundamental aspects of vibration of discrete and continuous systems covered in the previous two editions …

2018 | Book

The History of Multiphase Science and Computational Fluid Dynamics

A Personal Memoir

This book tells the story of how the science of computational multiphase flow began in an effort to better analyze hypothetical light water power reactor accidents, including the “loss of coolant” accident. Written in the style of a memoir by an …

2018 | Book

Characteristics and Control of Low Temperature Combustion Engines

Employing Gasoline, Ethanol and Methanol

This book deals with novel advanced engine combustion technologies having potential of high fuel conversion efficiency along with ultralow NOx and particulate matter (PM) emissions. It offers insight into advanced combustion modes for efficient utilization of gasoline like fuels.

2018 | Book

Modeling Transport Phenomena in Porous Media with Applications

This book is an ensemble of six major chapters, an introduction, and a closure on modeling transport phenomena in porous media with applications. Two of the six chapters explain the underlying theories, whereas the rest focus on new applications.

2018 | Book

Fracture Mechanics

With an Introduction to Micromechanics

Concerned with the fundamental concepts and methods of fracture mechanics and micromechanics, this textbook primarily focuses on the mechanical description of fracture process. However, material specific aspects are also discussed. The …

2018 | Book

Mass and Energy Balances

Basic Principles for Calculation, Design, and Optimization of Macro/Nano Systems

This textbook introduces students to mass and energy balances and focuses on basic principles for calculation, design, and optimization as they are applied in industrial processes and equipment. While written primarily for undergraduate programs …

2018 | Book

Synthesis and Characterization of Piezotronic Materials for Application in Strain/Stress Sensing

This book explores the new materials and the resultant new field of piezotronics. The growth and alignment of the zinc oxide nanostructures are discussed in detail because of its wide adoption in this field and its significance in optics, health …

2018 | Book

Advanced Noncontact Cutting and Joining Technologies

Micro- and Nano-manufacturing

This book illuminates advanced cutting and joining processes, what they are used for, and the capabilities of these manufacturing techniques, especially in micro- and nano-fabrication. The authors illustrate the use of water jets and lasers that …

2018 | Book

Advanced Materials Processing and Manufacturing

This book focuses on advanced processing of new and emerging materials, and advanced manufacturing systems based on thermal transport and fluid flow. It examines recent areas of considerable growth in new and emerging manufacturing techniques and …

2017 | Book

Computational Transport Phenomena of Fluid-Particle Systems

This book concerns the most up-to-date advances in computational transport phenomena (CTP), an emerging tool for the design of gas-solid processes such as fluidized bed systems. The authors examine recent work in kinetic theory and CTP and …

2016 | Book

Analytical Heat and Fluid Flow in Microchannels and Microsystems

This book focuses on the modeling and analysis of heat and fluid flow in microchannels and micro-systems, compiling a number of analytical and hybrid numerical-analytical solutions for models that account for the relevant micro-scale effects, with th