Handbook of Energy Engineering Calculations by Tyler G. HicksSOLVE ENERGY PROBLEMS QUICKLY AND ACCURATELY Filled with step-by-step procedures for performing hundreds of calculations, this practical guide helps you solve a variety of applied energy engineering design and operating problems. Handbook of Energy Engineering Calculations features worked-out examples and enables you to obtain accurately results with minimum time and effort. Calculation procedures emphasize greenhouse gas and carbon dioxide emissions control as well as energy conservation and reuse. This is an invaluable, time-saving resource for anyone involved in energy engineering. Comprehensive coverage includes: Energy conversion engineering Steam power generation Gas-turbine power generation Internal-combustion engine energy analysis Nuclear energy engineering Hydroelectric energy power plants Wind power energy design and application Solar power energy application and usage Geothermal energy engineering Ocean energy engineering Heat transfer and energy conservation Fluid transfer engineering Interior climate control energy economics Energy conservation and environmental pollution control
Mechanical Engineer's Handbook by Dan B. Marghitu; J. David Irwin (Contribution by)The Mechanical Engineer's Handbook was developed and written specifically to fill a need for mechanical engineers and mechanical engineering students. With over 1000 pages, 550 illustrations, and 26 tables the Mechanical Engineer's Handbook is comprehensive, compact and durable. The Handbook covers major areas of mechanical engineering with succinct coverage of the definitions, formulas, examples, theory, proofs, and explanations of all principle subject areas. The Handbook is an essential, practical companion for all mechanical engineering students with core coverage of nearly all relevant courses included. Also, anyone preparing for the engineering licensing examinations will find this handbook to be an invaluable aid. Useful analytical techniques provide the student and practicing engineer with powerful tools for mechanical design. This book is designed to be a portable reference with a depth of coverage not found in "pocketbooks" of formulas and definitions and without the verbosity, high price, and excessive size of the huge encyclopedic handbooks. If an engineer needs a quick reference for a wide array of information, yet does not have a full library of textbooks or does not want to spend the extra time and effort necessary to search and carry a six pound handbook, this book is for them. * Covers all major areas of mechanical engineering with succinct coverage of the definitions, formulae, examples, theory, proofs and explanations of all principle subject areas * Boasts over 1000 pages, 550 illustrations, and 26 tables * Is comprehensive, yet affordable, compact, and durable with strong 'flexible' binding * Possesses a true handbook 'feel' in size and design with a full colour cover, thumb index, cross-references and useful printed endpapers
Piping Handbook by Mohinder L. NayyarInstant answers to your toughest questions on pipingcomponents and systems! It's impossible to know all the answers when piping questions are on the table - the field is just too broad. That's why even the most experienced engineers turn to Piping Handbook, edited by Mohinder L. Nayyar, withcontribution from top experts in the field. The Handbook's 43 chapters--14 of them new to this edition--and 9 new appendices provide, in one place, everything you need to work with any type of piping, in any type of piping system: design layout selection of materials fabrication and components operation installation maintenance This world-class reference is packed with a comprehensive array of analytical tools, and illustrated with fully-worked-out examples and case histories. Thoroughly updated, this seventh edition features revised and new information on design practices, materials, practical applicationsand industry codes and standards--plus every calculation you need to do the job.
Rules of Thumb for Mechanical Engineers: a manual of quick, accurate solutions to everyday mechanical engineering problems by J. Edward PopeSave time with this collection of straightforward, common-sense techniques that provide quick, accurate solutions to your engineering problems. Rules of Thumb for Mechanical Engineers assembles hundreds of shortcuts, calculations, practical "how-to" methods, and concise background reviews into one convenient volume. Whether you're concerned with design, selection, or performance, you'll find fast, accurate answers here - all without wading through pages of theory. Experts from all engineering disciplines have packed this book's sixteen chapters with design criteria and practical tips. You'll find easy-to-read descriptions on fluids, heat transfer, thermodynamics, seals, pumps, and compressors, drivers, gears, and bearings, as well as piping and pressure vessels. Also covers tribology, vibrations, materials, stress and fatigue, instrumentation, and engineering economics. * Save time with this collection of straightforward, common-sense techniques that provide quick, accurate solutions to your engineering problems. * Hundreds of shortcuts, calculations and practical "how-to" methods in one convenient volume. * Fast, accurate answers to design, selection, or performance issues.
Shock and Vibration Handbook 6th ed by Paez, Thomas L., 1949- Piersol, Allan G.The classic reference on shock and vibration, fully updated with the latest advances in the field Written by a team of internationally recognized experts, this comprehensive resource provides all the information you need to design, analyze, install, and maintain systems subject to mechanical shock and vibration. The book covers theory, instrumentation, measurement, testing, control methodologies, and practical applications. Harris' Shock and Vibration Handbook, Sixth Edition, has been extensively revised to include innovative techniques and technologies, such as the use of waveform replication, wavelets, and temporal moments. Learn how to successfully apply theory to solve frequently encountered problems. This definitive guide is essential for mechanical, aeronautical, acoustical, civil, electrical, and transportation engineers. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MECHANICAL SHOCK AND VIBRATION, INCLUDING Fundamental theory Instrumentation and measurements Procedures for analyzing and testing systems subject to shock and vibration Ground-motion, fluid-flow, wind-. and sound-induced vibration Methods for controlling shock and vibration Equipment design The effects of shock and vibration on humans
Valve Handbook by Philip L. SkousenComprehensive, up-to-date coverage of valves for the process industry Revised to include details on the latest technologies, Valve Handbook, Third Edition, discusses design, performance, selection, operation, and application. This updated resource features a new chapter on the green technology currently employed by the valve industry, as well as an overview of the major environmental global standards that process plants are expected to meet. The book also contains new information on: Valves used in the wastewater industry Applying emergency shutdown (ESO) valves Recent changes to shutoff classifications Valves specified for the nuclear industry The procurement process for the Nuclear Stamp (N-Stamp) The emergence of wireless technology and its application to current smart technology Characteristics of high-performance hydraulic fluid Valve Handbook, Third Edition, covers: Valve selection criteria Manual valves Check valves Pressure relief valves Control valves Manual operators and actuators Smart valves and positioners Valve and actuator sizing Green valve technology and application Common valve problems Valve purchasing issues
Comprehensive Renewable Energy by Trevor Letcher (Editor-In-Chief)Comprehensive Renewable Energy, Second Edition, Nine Volume Set provides an overview of all renewable energy technologies. The book is written by leading scientists and engineers who have summarized and assessed the most important data, concepts and applications. The field of renewable energy is rapidly changing in light of the accelerating effects of climate change. In addition to extensive updating of the book's first edition, an entirely new section focuses on the environmental and social issues of renewable energy. Given the rapid expansion of publications in this field, the compilation of definitive reviews of this kind is invaluable. This work will be the ideal tool for researchers and students in the fields of material science, energy, engineering and physics, from both industry and academia. Provides a one-stop resource and a contemporary review of current renewable energy research Presents meticulously organized chapters that are split into key topics Written by academics and practitioners from various fields and regions to ensure that the knowledge within is easily understood by, and applicable to, a large audience
Encyclopedia of Energy by Cutler J. Cleveland (Editor-In-Chief)In recent years our usage and understanding of different types of energy has grown at a tremendous rate. The editor-in-chief, Cutler Cleveland, and his international team of associate editors have brought together approximately 400 authors to produce the Encyclopedia of Energy. This highly topical reference draws together all aspects of energy, covering a wealth of areas throughout the natural, social and engineering sciences. The Encyclopedia will provide easily accessible information about all aspects of energy, written by leading international authorities. It will not only be indispensible for academics, researchers, professionals and students, but also for policy makers, energy and environmental consultants, and all those working in business corporations and non-governmental organisations whose activities relate to energy and the environment. Also available online via ScienceDirect - featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit www.info.sciencedirect.com.
Encyclopedia of Vibration by Simon G. Braun (Editor-In-Chief); David J. Ewins (Editor); Singiresu S. Rao (Editor)The Encyclopedia of Vibration is the first resource to cover this field so comprehensively. Approximately 190 articles cover everything from basic vibration theory to ultrasonics, from both fundamental and applied standpoints. Areas covered include vibrations in machines, buildings and other structures, vehicles, ships, and aircraft, as well as human response to vibration. Each article provides a concise and authoritative introduction to a topic. The Encyclopedia includes essential facts, background information, and techniques for modeling, analysis, design, testing, and control of vibration. It is highlighted with numerous illustrations and is structured to provide easy access to required information. Key Features * Covers the entire field of vibration with 168 original articles written by leading international authorities * Presents concise overviews of key topics relating to mechanical, civil, aeronautical, and electrical engineering * Provides easy access to information through extensive cross-referencing, detailed subject index in each volume, and further reading lists in each article * Features hundreds of detailed figures and equations, plus color plate sections in each volume
Heat Exchanger Design Handbook 2008 by G. F. Hewittv. 1. Heat exchanger theory -- v. 2. Fundamentals of heat and mass transfer -- v. 3. Thermal and hydraulic design of heat exchangers -- v. 4. Mechanical design of heat exchangers -- v. 5. Physical properties.
Encyclopedia and handbook of materials, parts, and finishes, Third edition. by Mel M. SchwartzA great deal of progress has been made in the development of materials, their application to structures, and their adaptation to a variety of systems and integrated across a wide range of industrial applications. This encyclopedia serves the rapidly expanding demand for information on technological developments. In addition to providing information for manufacturers and assemblers of materials, components, systems. and structures, it is aimed for use by managers responsible for technology development, research projects, R&D programs, business development and strategic planning in the various industries that are considering using these technologies.