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Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering - Concordia University Libraries Recent Acquisitions

Titles in the call number range TJ, TL, TS (Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 60 days.


  • The use of electric batteries for civil aircraft applications / Michael Waller
    TL691.B3

  • 53rd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2017 : held at the AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum 2017 : Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 10-12 July 2017
    TL505

  • AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference 2018 : held at the AIAA SciTech Forum 2018, Kissimmee, Florida, USA 8-12 January 2018
    TL3250

  • AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference 2018 : held at the AIAA SciTech Forum 2018, Kissimee, Florida, USA 8-12 January 2018
    TL671.2

  • AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2018 : held at the AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum 2018 : Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 9-11 July 2018
    TL505

  • Additive manufacturing for designers : a primer / Amy Elliott, Cindy Waters
    TS171.95

  • Design for additive manufacturing : concepts and considerations for the aerospace industry / edited by Dhruv Bhate
    TL545

  • Applied orbit perturbation and maintenance / Chia-Chun "George" Chao and Felix R. Hoots
    TL 1080 C45 2018eb

  • Aerospace materials and applications / edited by Biliyar N. Bhat
    TL 953 A37 2018eb

  • Advances in computational intelligence and autonomy for aerospace systems / edited by John Valasek
    TL 565 A353 2018eb

  • From additive manufacturing to 3d/4d printing 3 : breakthrough innovations: programmable material, 4d printing and bio-printing / Jean-Claude Andre
    TS 171.95 A537 2018

  • Textile finishing : recent developments and future trends / edited by K.L. Mittal and Thomas Bahners
    TS 1510 T498 2017

  • Compact Heat Exchangers (3rd Edition) / Kays W. M
    TJ263

  • SVC - 61st Annual Technical Conference Proceedings May 5-10 2018 Orlando FL USA / McClure Donald J
    TS 695 S63

  • HEAT TRANSFER
    TJ260

  • AIAA SciTech : AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference
    TL3250

  • Asteroid and space debris manipulation : advances from the Stardust Research Network / edited by Massimiliano Vasile, Edmondo Minisci
    TL 1499 A88 2016

  • Rubber recycling : challenges and developments / edited by Jin Kuk Kim and four others
    TS1892

    Rubber is used in a vast number of products, from tyres on vehicles to disposable surgical gloves. Increasingly both manufacturers and legislators are realising that recycling is essential for environmental sustainability and can improve the cost of manufacture. The volume of rubber waste produced globally makes it difficult to manage as accumulated waste rubber, especially in the form of tyres, can pose a significant fire risk. Recycling rubber not only prevents this problem but can produce new materials with desirable properties that virgin rubbers lack.

    This book presents an up-to-date overview of the fundamental and applied aspects of renewability and recyclability of rubber materials, emphasising existing recycling technologies with significant potential for future applications along with a detailed outline of new technology based processing of rubber to reuse and recycle. This book will be of interest to researchers in both academia and industry as well as postgraduate students working in polymer chemistry, materials processing, materials science and engineering.


  • Microfluidics for pharmaceutical applications : from nano/micro systems fabrication to controlled drug delivery / edited by Hélder A. Santos, Dongfei Liu, Hongbo Zhang
    TJ 853.4 M53M53 2019eb

    Microfluidics for Pharmaceutical Applications: From Nano/Micro Systems Fabrication to Controlled Drug Delivery is a concept-orientated reference that features case studies on utilizing microfluidics for drug delivery applications. It is a valuable learning reference on microfluidics for drug delivery applications and assists practitioners developing novel drug delivery platforms using microfluidics. It explores advances in microfluidics for drug delivery applications from different perspectives, covering device fabrication, fluid dynamics, cutting-edge microfluidic technology in the global drug delivery industry, lab-on-chip nano/micro fabrication and drug encapsulation, cell encapsulation and delivery, and cell- drug interaction screening.

    These microfluidic platforms have revolutionized the drug delivery field, but also show great potential for industrial applications.

    Presents detailed coverage on the fabrication of novel drug delivery systems with desired characteristics, such as uniform size, Janus particles, and particular or combined responsiveness Includes a variety of case studies that explain principles Focuses on commercialization, cost, safety, society and educational issues of microfluidic applications, showing how microfluidics is used in the real world

  • Wind energy harvesting : micro- to small-scale turbines / Ravi Anant Kishore, Colin Stewart, Shashank Priya
    TJ 820 K57 2018

    This book provides the fundamental concepts required for the development of an efficient small-scale wind turbine. For centuries, engineers and scientists have used wind turbines of all shapes and sizes to harvest wind energy. Large-scale wind turbines have been successful at producing great amounts of power when deployed in sites with vast, open space, such as in fi elds or in offshore waters. For environments with limited space, such as dense urban environments, small-scale wind turbines are an attractive alternative for taking advantage of the ubiquity of wind. However, many of today's tools for aerodynamic design and analysis were originally developed for large-scale turbines and do not scale down to these smaller devices. Arranged in a systematic and comprehensive manner, complete with supporting examples, Wind Energy Harvesting: Micro- To Small-Scale Turbines is a useful reference for undergraduate and graduate level classes on energy harvesting, sustainable energy, and fl uid dynamics, and an introduction to the field for non-technical readers.


  • Integrated Vehicle Health Management - Systems of Systems Integration
    TL 285 W556 2017eb

  • The electrification of civil aircraft and the evolution of energy storage / [edited] by Michael Waller
    TL 691 B3E44 2018eb

  • Aerodynamics of Turbines and Compressors
    TL573 TJ267

    Volume X of the High Speed Aerodynamics and Jet Propulsion series. Contents include: Theory of Two-Dimensional Flow through Cascades; Three-Dimensional Flow in Turbomachines; Experimental Techniques; Flow in Cascades; The Axial Compressor Stage; The Supersonic Compressor; Aerodynamic Design of Axial Flow Turbines; The Radial Turbine; The Centrifugal Compressor; Intermittent Flow Effects.

    Originally published in 1964.

    The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.


  • Aerodynamics of road vehicles
    TL 245 A4813 2016eb

  • Lithium ion batteries in electric drive vehicles / edited by Ahmad Pesaran
    TL220

  • Welding engineering : an introduction / David H. Phillips
    TS227

    Provides an introduction to all of the important topics in welding engineering. It covers a broad range of subjects and presents each topic in a relatively simple, easy to understand manner, with emphasis on the fundamental engineering principles.

    * Comprehensive coverage of all welding engineering topics

    * Presented in a simple, easy to understand format

    * Emphasises concepts and fundamental principles


  • Aircraft aerodynamic design : geometry and optimization / András Sóbester, Alexander Forrester
    TL671.6

    Optimal aircraft design is impossible without a parametric representation of the geometry of the airframe. We need a mathematical model equipped with a set of controls, or design variables, which generates different candidate airframe shapes in response to changes in the values of these variables. This model's objectives are to be flexible and concise, and capable of yielding a wide range of shapes with a minimum number of design variables. Moreover, the process of converting these variables into aircraft geometries must be robust. Alas, flexibility, conciseness and robustness can seldom be achieved simultaneously.

    Aircraft Aerodynamic Design: Geometry and Optimization addresses this problem by navigating the subtle trade-offs between the competing objectives of geometry parameterization. It beginswith the fundamentals of geometry-centred aircraft design, followed by a review of the building blocks of computational geometries, the curve and surface formulations at the heart of aircraft geometry. The authors then cover a range of legacy formulations in the build-up towards a discussion of the most flexible shape models used in aerodynamic design (with a focus on lift generating surfaces). The book takes a practical approach and includes MATLAB®, Python and Rhinoceros® code, as well as 'real-life' example case studies.

    Key features:nbsp;

    Covers effective geometry parameterization within the context of design optimization Demonstrates how geometry parameterization is an important element of modern aircraft design Includes code and case studies which enable the reader to apply each theoretical concept either as an aid to understanding or as a building block of their own geometry model Accompanied by a website hosting codes

    Aircraft Aerodynamic Design: Geometry and Optimization is a practical guide for researchers and practitioners in the aerospace industry, and a reference for graduate and undergraduate students in aircraft design and multidisciplinary design optimization.


  • Integrated automotive safety handbook / Ulrich Seiffert and Mark Gonter
    TL 242 S43 2014eb

  • Engineers' data book / Clifford Matthews
    TJ 151 M38 2012eb
    A completely revised and expanded fourth edition of this best-selling pocket guide. Engineers' Data Book provides a concise and useful source of up-to-date essential information for the student or practising engineer. Updated, expanded edition Easy to use Handy reference guide Core technical data

  • The Triumph of the Sun in 2000-2020 How Solar Energy Conquered the World
    TJ810

    Dramatic forest fires in California, flooding in Mozambique, unusual heat waves in Europe, hurricanes of strength never seen before--the world's climate is getting out of control. The list of human casualties and damage in billions of euros and dollars is getting longer day by day. Weather experts and climatologists make it clear that global carbon dioxide emissions are accelerating, and as a consequence, the world's climate is becoming unpredictable.

    This book, an updated edition of The Triumph of the Sun: The Energy of the New Century , is not another disaster report. It brings good news. It presents the details of a solar revolution that started with the dawn of the new century. The new solar energy conquered the markets and sidelined the conventional sources. Supplemented with the latest facts and figures, the book features new and updated sections on topics such as climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, carbon allowances and CO2 taxes, auto-consumption, and renewable energy for heat and transport. Energy being at the heart of economic development and everybody's well-being, the new dominance of the renewables, which are the key to combating global change, revolutionized our society as a whole for the better. The author of the book witnessed the progress of this solar revolution and was one of the pioneers in the development of modern solar technologies.


  • Convective Flow Boiling
    TJ260
    This book comprises selected papers from the First International Conference on Convective Flow Boiling. The purpose of the conference is to examine state-of-science and recent developments in technology of flow boiling, i.e., boiling systems which are affected by convective flows.

  • Ultra-Clean Technology Handbook : Volume 1: Ultra-Pure Water
    TS 183 O365 2017
    Evaluating the effectiveness of conventional wet processes for cleaning silicon wafers in semiconductor production, this reference reveals concrete measures to improve ultrapure water quality reviewing the structure and physical characteristics of ultrapure water molecules. The volume is divided int

  • Productivity machines : German appropriations of American technologies from mass production to computer automation / Corinna Schlombs
    TS 73 S35 2019eb

    How productivity culture and technology became emblematic of the American economic system in pre- and postwar Germany.

    The concept of productivity originated in a statistical measure of output per worker or per work-hour, calculated by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. A broader productivity culture emerged in 1920s America, as Henry Ford and others linked methods of mass production and consumption to high wages and low prices. These ideas were studied eagerly by a Germany in search of economic recovery after World War I, and, decades later, the Marshall Plan promoted productivity in its efforts to help post-World War II Europe rebuild. In Productivity Machines , Corinna Schlombs examines the transatlantic history of productivity technology and culture in the two decades before and after World War II. She argues for the interpretive flexibility of productivity: different groups viewed productivity differently at different times. Although it began as an objective measure, productivity came to be emblematic of the American economic system; post-World War II West Germany, however, adapted these ideas to its own political and economic values.

    Schlombs explains that West German unionists cast a doubtful eye on productivity's embrace of plant-level collective bargaining; unions fought for codetermination--the right to participate in corporate decisions. After describing German responses to US productivity, Schlombs offers an in-depth look at labor relations in one American company in Germany--that icon of corporate America, IBM. Finally, Schlombs considers the emergence of computer technology--seen by some as a new symbol of productivity but by others as the means to automate workers out of their jobs.

    me to be emblematic of the American economic system; post-World War II West Germany, however, adapted these ideas to its own political and economic values.

    Schlombs explains that West German unionists cast a doubtful eye on productivity's embrace of plant-level collective bargaining; unions fought for codetermination--the right to participate in corporate decisions. After describing German responses to US productivity, Schlombs offers an in-depth look at labor relations in one American company in Germany--that icon of corporate America, IBM. Finally, Schlombs considers the emergence of computer technology--seen by some as a new symbol of productivity but by others as the means to automate workers out of their jobs.


  • Dear Neil Armstrong Letters to the First Man from All Mankind / edited by James R. Hansen
    TL 789.85 A75A4 2020

    In the years between the historic first moonlanding by Apollo 11 on July 20,1969, and his death at age 82 on August 25, 2012, Neil Armstrong receivedhundreds of thousands of cards and letters from all over the world,congratulating him, praising him, requesting pictures and autographs, andasking him what must have seemed to him to be limitless--and occasionallyintrusive--questions. Of course, all the famous astronauts received fan mail,but the sheer volume Armstrong had to deal with for more than four decadesafter his moon landing was staggering.

    Today, the preponderance of those letters--some 75,000 of them--are preserved in the archives atPurdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Dear Neil Armstrong: Letters to the First Man on the Moon publishesa careful sampling of these letters--roughly 400--reflecting the various kinds ofcorrespondence that Armstrong received along with representative samples of hisreplies. Selected and edited by James R. Hansen, Armstrong's authorizedbiographer and author of the New YorkTimes best seller First Man: The Lifeof Neil A. Armstrong , this collection sheds light on Armstrong's enduring impact and offers an intimate glimpse intothe cultural meanings of human spaceflight. Readers will explore what thethousands of letters to Neil Armstrong meant not only to those who wrote them, butas a snapshot of one of humankind's greatest achievements in the twentiethcentury. They will see how societies and cultures projected their own meaningsonto one of the world's great heroes and iconic figures.


  • Metal and bone drilling - the thermal aspects / Albert J. Shih, Bruce L. Tai, Rui Li
    TJ 1263 S55 2019eb

  • Handbook of energy storage demand, technologies, integration / Michael Sterner, Ingo Stadler, editors
    TJ165

  • Emotional Design in Human-Robot Interaction Theory, Methods and Applications / Hande Ayanoğlu, Emília Duarte, editors
    TJ211.49

  • 9th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue System Technology / Luis Fernando D'Haro, Rafael E. Banchs, Haizhou Li, editors
    TJ 211.49 D53 2018

  • Heat and mass transfer : fundamentals & applications / Yunus A. Çengel, Afshin J. Ghajar ; adapted by Mehmet Kanoğlu
    TJ 260 C382 2015

  • An anxious peace : a Cold War memoir / Hans Mark
    TL 789.85 M32A3 2019

  • For the hog killing, 1979 / photographs by Tanya Amyx Berry ; essay by Wendell Berry ; edited by Ben Aguilar
    TS 1964 K4B47 2019

    "The traditional neighborly work of killing a hog and preparing it as food for humans is either a fine art or a shameful mess. It requires knowledge, experience, skill, good sense, and sympathy ," writes Wendell Berry in the essay portion of this book. In November 1979 as in years before, neighborly families gathered to do one of the ceremonious jobs of farm life: hog killing. Tanya Berry had been given a camera by New Farm magazine to photograph Kentucky farmers at work, and for two days at the farm of Owen and Loyce Flood in Henry County, she captured this culmination of a year's labor raising livestock. Here, in the resulting photographs, published for the first time, the American agrarian tradition is shown at its most harmonious, with strong men and women toiling with shared purpose towards a common wealth.

    Tanya Berry reveals intimate, expressive moments: the teams of young men hoisting animals by physical strength onto a gambrel and wagon for butchering, women grinding meat and mixing sausage and readying hams for preservation, and the solidarity of human beings coming together in reverence for the food they would eat, the lives and bodies which would be taken, and those which would be strengthened.


  • Dynamic systems with time delays : stability and control / Ju H. Park, Tae H. Lee, Yajuan Liu, Jun Chen
    TJ 223 T5P37 2019eb

  • Soft actuators : materials, modeling, applications, and future perspectives / Kinji Asaka, Hidenori Okuzaki, editors
    TJ 223 A25S64 2019eb

  • Advances in production management systems : production management for the factory of the future : IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2019, Austin, TX, USA, September 1-5, 2019 : proceedings. Farhad Ameri, Kathryn E. Stecke, Gregor von Cieminski, Dimitris Kiritsis (eds.)
    TS 155.6 I45 2019eb

  • Advances in production management systems : production management for the factory of the future : IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2019, Austin, TX, USA, September 1-5, 2019 : proceedings. Farhad Ameri, Kathryn E. Stecke, Gregor von Cieminski, Dimitris Kiritsis (eds.)
    TS 155.6 I45 2019eb

  • Industrial applications of holonic and multi-agent systems : 9th International Conference, HoloMAS 2019, Linz, Austria, August 26-29, 2019, Proceedings / Vladimír Mařík, Petr Kadera, George Rzevski, Alois Zoitl, Gabriele Anderst-Kotsis, A Min Tjoa, Ismail Khalil (eds.)
    TS155.63

  • Microfluidics for single-cell analysis / Jin-Ming Lin, editor
    TJ853.4.M53

  • Interactive Collaborative Robotics : 4th International Conference, ICR 2019, Istanbul, Turkey, August 20-25, 2019, Proceedings / Andrey Ronzhin, Gerhard Rigoll, Roman Meshcheryakov (eds.)
    TJ210.3

  • RoboCup 2018 : Robot World Cup XXII / Dirk Holz, Katie Genter, Maarouf Saad, Oskar von Stryk (eds.)
    TJ 210.3 R6153 2018eb

  • Intelligent robotics and applications 12th International Conference, ICIRA 2019, Shenyang, China, August 8-11, 2019, Proceedings. Haibin Yu, Jinguo Liu, Lianqing Liu, Zhaojie Ju, Yuwang Liu, Dalin Zhou (eds.)
    TJ 210.3 I259 2019eb

  • Intelligent robotics and applications : 12th International Conference, ICIRA 2019, Shenyang, China, August 8-11, 2019, Proceedings. Haibin Yu, Jinguo Liu, Lianqing Liu, Zhaojie Ju, Yuwang Liu, Dalin Zhou (eds.)
    TJ 210.3 I259 2019eb

  • Intelligent robotics and applications : 12th International Conference, ICIRA 2019, Shenyang, China, August 8-11, 2019 : proceedings. Haibin Yu, Jinguo Liu, Lianqing Liu, Zhaojie Ju, Yuwang Liu, Dalin Zhou (eds.)
    TJ 210.3 I259 2019eb

  • Intelligent robotics and applications : 12th International Conference, ICIRA 2019, Shenyang, China, August 8-11, 2019 : proceedings. Haibin Yu, Jinguo Liu, Lianqing Liu, Zhaojie Ju, Yuwang Liu, Dalin Zhou (eds.)
    TJ 210.3 I259 2019eb

  • Intelligent robotics and applications : 12th International Conference, ICIRA 2019, Shenyang, China, August 8-11, 2019 : proceedings. Haibin Yu, Jinguo Liu, Lianqing Liu, Zhaojie Ju, Yuwang Liu, Dalin Zhou (eds.)
    TJ 210.3 I259 2019eb

  • Intelligent robotics and applications : 12th International Conference, ICIRA 2019, Shenyang, China, August 8-11, 2019 : proceedings. Haibin Yu, Jinguo Liu, Lianqing Liu, Zhaojie Ju, Yuwang Liu, Dalin Zhou (eds.)
    TJ 210.3 I259 2019eb

  • Sustainable applications of coir and other coconut by-products Narendra Reddy
    TS1747.C6

  • Red meat science and production. Joseph William Holloway, Jianping Wu
    TS1955

  • Red Meat Science and Production. Joseph William Holloway, Jianping Wu
    TS1955

  • The New Frontiers of Space : Economic Implications, Security Issues and Evolving Scenarios / Stefania Paladini
    TL 790 P35 2019

  • Principles of turbomachinery / Seppo A. Korpela, The Ohio State University
    TJ 267 K57 2020

    A newly updated and expanded edition that combines theory and applications of turbomachinery while covering several different types of turbomachinery

    In mechanical engineering, turbomachinery describes machines that transfer energy between a rotor and a fluid, including turbines, compressors, and pumps. Aiming for a unified treatment of the subject matter, with consistent notation and concepts, this new edition of a highly popular book provides all new information on turbomachinery, and includes 50% more exercises than the previous edition. It allows readers to easily move from a study of the most successful textbooks on thermodynamics and fluid dynamics to the subject of turbomachinery. The book also builds concepts systematically as progress is made through each chapter so that the user can progress at their own pace.

    Principles of Turbomachinery, 2nd Edition provides comprehensive coverage of everything readers need to know, including chapters on: thermodynamics, compressible flow, and principles of turbomachinery analysis. The book also looks at steam turbines, axial turbines, axial compressors, centrifugal compressors and pumps, radial inflow turbines, hydraulic turbines, hydraulic transmission of power, and wind turbines. New chapters on droplet laden flows of steam and oblique shocks help make this an incredibly current and well-rounded resource for students and practicing engineers.

    Includes 50% more exercises than the previous edition Uses MATLAB or GNU/OCTAVE for all the examples and exercises for which computer calculations are needed, including those for steam Allows for a smooth transition from the study of thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and heat transfer to the subject of turbomachinery for students and professionals Organizes content so that more difficult material is left to the later sections of each chapter, allowing instructors to customize and tailor their courses for their students

    Principles of Turbomachinery is an excellent book for students and professionals in mechanical, chemical, and aeronautical engineering.


  • HANDBOOK OF SPACE TECHNOLOGY status and projections
    TL789.8.U5
    This book presents current and anticipated quantitative values for a wide range of cirtical figures of merit which characterize technological capabilities in the major discipline areas of space technology. The projections are based on historical data and the considered opinions of knowledgable experts in government and industry who are active contributors in their respective fields.

  • Fuel Processing and Energy Utilization / edited by Sonil Nanda, Prakash Kumar Sarangi and Dai-Viet N. Vo
    TJ 163.2 F7985 2019
    This book provides different aspects on fuel processing and refinery for energy generation. Most updated research findings along with case studies, real scenario examples, and extensive analyses of original research work and literature reviews is included in this book.

  • Lean for the process industries : dealing with complexity / Peter L. King
    TS183

    Compared to its widespread implementation across almost all areas of production, Lean improvement efforts lag within the process industries. While many innovators have successfully applied Lean principles to these industries during the past three decades, most of those pioneering efforts were never recorded to guide the improvement efforts of others.

    Drawing on more than 40 years of application experience at one of the world's largest chemical and materials manufacturers, coupled with 10 years in private practice, Peter King corrects this void by providing the first comprehensive resource written explicitly for change agents within the process industries. Focusing on areas where the improvement needs of the process industry differ from parts assembly manufacturing, Lean for the Process Industries: Dealing with Complexity, Second Edition:

    Covers each of the eight wastes commonly described in Lean literature, looking at how they manifest themselves in process operations.  Explains how to adapt value stream mapping for process operations.  Shows how to identify the root causes of bottlenecks, and how to manage them to optimize flow until they can be eliminated. Provides practical techniques to overcome the barriers which have prevented the application of Cellular Manufacturing to process operations.  Discusses the role of business leadership in a Lean strategy, describing both enabling and counter-productive management behaviors 

    Since the publication of the first edition of this book, Peter King has been busy consulting with food, beverage, gasoline additive, and nutraceutical companies -- these new experiences have broadened his perspectives on certain Lean processes and have given him a richer set of examples to discuss in this new edition.

    While Value Stream Mapping is a very powerful tool to understand flow, bottlenecks, and waste in an operation, the traditional format as presented in many other books does not describe all of the data required to fully understand process flow and its detractors. This new edition highlights the necessary additions with examples of why they are useful.

    Product wheel scheduling achieves production leveling in a far more comprehensive and effective way than traditional heijunka methods. This edition has a more thorough description of the wheel concept and design steps, and more examples from actual applications.


  • Instrument engineers' handbook. Béla G. Lipták, editor-in-chief
    TS 156.8 I56 1995

  • Industrial heat pump-assisted wood drying / Vasile Minea
    TS 837 M526 2018

    This book discusses conventional as well as unconventional wood drying technologies. It covers fundamental thermophysical and energetic aspects and integrates two complex thermodynamic systems, conventional kilns and heat pumps, aimed at improving the energy performance of dryers and the final quality of dried lumber. It discusses advanced components, kiln energy requirements, modeling, and software and emphasizes dryer/heat pump optimum coupling, control, and energy efficiency. Problems are included in most chapters as practical, numerical examples for process and system/components calculation and design. The book presents promising advancements and R&D challenges and future requirements.


  • Small wind turbines for electricity and irrigation : design and construction / Mario Alejandro Rosato
    TJ828
    This practical book deals with the technology of small-power wind turbines as opposed to widely diffused industrial wind turbines and wind farms. It covers the most common wind turbine technologies in the small power segment: horizontal axis both for electrical generation and water pumping, vertical axis of the Darrieus type, and vertical axis of the Savonius type. With each chapter following the same didactic scheme--a theoretical explanation and practical examples showing calculation procedures--it allows anybody with basic technical knowledge to design and build a small wind turbine for any site. A set of simple spreadsheets is available for download, each providing further examples of how to solve specific design problems and allowing the reader to play with changing parameters and see what-if. This simple trial-and-error learning process allows beginners to develop the feeling of the orders of magnitude involved in the design of a small wind power system, its potential advantages on other alternative solutions, and its limitations under some special circumstances.

  • The Physical Separation and Recovery of Metals from Waste. Terry J. Veasey, Robert J. Wilson and Derek M. Squires
    TS214
    This book deals with the physical processes used for the separation of secondary metals from waste sources. The introduction briefly considers the history of the secondary metals industries, defines the terms used in materials recycling and discusses the potential for resource recovery and improved processing. A comprehensive survey is given of the

  • Vacuum : science, technology and applications / Pramod K. Naik
    TJ 940 N35 2018

    Vacuum plays an important role in science and technology. The study of interaction of charged particles, neutrals and radiation with each other and with solid surfaces requires a vacuum environment for reliable investigations. Vacuum has contributed immensely to advancements made in nuclear science, space, metallurgy, electrical/electronic technology, chemical engineering, transportation, robotics and many other fields. This book is intended to assist students, scientists, technicians and engineers to understand the basics of vacuum science and technology for application in their projects. The fundamental theories, concepts, devices, applications, and key inventions are discussed.


  • Advanced heat transfer / Greg F. Naterer
    TJ260

    Advanced Heat Transfer, Second Edition provides a comprehensive presentation of intermediate and advanced heat transfer, and a unified treatment including both single and multiphase systems. It provides a fresh perspective, with coverage of new emerging fields within heat transfer, such as solar energy and cooling of microelectronics. Conductive, radiative and convective modes of heat transfer are presented, as are phase change modes. Using the latest solutions methods, the text is ideal for the range of engineering majors taking a second-level heat transfer course/module, which enables them to succeed in later coursework in energy systems, combustion, and chemical reaction engineering.


  • A First Course in Predictive Control, Second Edition / J.A. Rossiter
    TJ 217.6 R669 2018

    The book presents a significant expansion in depth and breadth of the previous edition. It includes substantially more numerical illustrations and copious supporting MATLAB code that the reader can use to replicate illustrations or build his or her own. The code is deliberately written to be as simple as possible and easy to edit. The book is an excellent starting point for any researcher to gain a solid grounding in MPC concepts and algorithms before moving into application or more advanced research topics. Sample problems for readers are embedded throughout the chapters, and in-text questions are designed for readers to demonstrate an understanding of concepts through numerical simulation.


  • Vacuum Technique / L.N. Rozanov
    TJ 940 R693 2014
    Vacuum technology finds itself in many areas of industry and research. These include materials handling, packaging, gas sampling, filtration, degassing of oils and metals, thin-film coating, electron microscopy, particle acceleration, and impregnation of electrical components. It is vital to design systems that are appropriate to the application, a

  • Entropy Generation Minimization : the Method of Thermodynamic Optimization of Finite-Size Systems and Finite-Time Processes / Adrian Bejan
    TJ265.B47 1996
    This book presents the diverse and rapidly expanding field of Entropy Generation Minimization (EGM), the method of thermodynamic optimization of real devices. The underlying principles of the EGM method - also referred to as "thermodynamic optimization," "thermodynamic design," and "finite time thermodynamics" - are thoroughly discussed, and the me

  • Hybrid Modeling in Process Industries / Edited by Jarka Glassey, Moritz von Stosch
    TS 183 H93 2018eb

    This title introduces the underlying theory and demonstrates practical applications in different process industries using hybrid modeling.

    It reviews hybrid modeling approach applicability in wide range of process industries, recommends how to increase hybrid model performance and throw Insights into cost efficient practices in modeling techniques

    Discusses advance process operation maximizing the benefits of available process knowledge and Includes real-life and practical case studies


  • Texturising : Defects, Causes, Effects, Remedies and Prevention through Quality Management / editors, Purushothama, B
    TS 1449 S64 2017

    Texturising is a very important process in filament yarns to give texture similar to spun natural fibres. This book covers different methods of texturising, normal defects in texturised yarns, their causes, effects, remedies and Prevention through implementation of Quality Management systems. The book is a blend of an academician and an industry personnel with their vast knowledge of the subject in the field, experience of association with the industry.

    The authors have covered all the aspects starting from the origin of the texturising technology of yarn modification, type of machinery, process, process control, testing and quality control, and the Management Information Systems. The authors have covered the most important aspect the problems and remedies in the texturising industry.

    The book is a good guide for the students studying Man Made Fibres/Textiles in which texturising is an important subject.


  • Powder and Bulk Solids Handling Processes : Instrumentation and Control
    TS 180.8 B8I366 2017
    Addressing key issues in the instrumentation of powder handling processes, this up-to-date volumeserves as an excellent source of new ideas for designing on-line instruments, as well as a helpfulguide for understanding and applying measurement principles.Describing physical and chemical principles in clear, simple language, Powder and BulkSolids Handling Processes provides substantial background material that lists related industrialfields and the physical representation of powder properties . . . focuses on instrumentation,reviewing state variables in powder processes . . . discusses the sampling of particles from apowder bed or suspension flow as a basic method for evaluating powder handling processes ... andpresents incisive information on various methods and instruments used for on-line measurement ofpowder flow rate, particle concentration in suspension, level of powder in storage vessels, andmore.Complete with references, equations, illustrations, and tables, this volume is essential reading forchemical, mechanical, systems, ceramic, and civil engineers, instrumentation engineers in powderand bulk solid processes, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in chemical andmechanical engineering.

  • Thermal Energy : Sources, Recovery, and Applications
    TJ 260 S53 2018

    The book details sources of thermal energy, methods of capture, and applications. It describes the basics of thermal energy, including measuring thermal energy, laws of thermodynamics that govern its use and transformation, modes of thermal energy, conventional processes, devices and materials, and the methods by which it is transferred. It covers 8 sources of thermal energy: combustion, fusion (solar) fission (nuclear), geothermal, microwave, plasma, waste heat, and thermal energy storage. In each case, the methods of production and capture and its uses are described in detail. It also discusses novel processes and devices used to improve transfer and transformation processes.


  • Instrumentation for Process Measurement and Control, Third Editon / Norman A. Anderson
    TS 156.8 A534 2017
    The perennially bestselling third edition of Norman A. Anderson's Instrumentation for Process Measurement and Control provides an outstanding and practical reference for both students and practitioners. It introduces the fields of process measurement and feedback control and bridges the gap between basic technology and more sophisticated systems. Keeping mathematics to a minimum, the material meets the needs of the instrumentation engineer or technician who must learn how equipment operates. I t covers pneumatic and electronic control systems, actuators and valves, control loop adjustment, combination control systems, and process computers and simulation

  • Tribocatalysis, Tribochemistry, and Tribocorrosion / Czeslaw Kajdas
    TJ1075
    This book focuses on the triboemission of low-energy electrons from the freshly generated surface. These electrons play the most crucial role in the chemical reactions at the tribological interface. New models and TIP (thermodymanics of irreversible processes) describe in detail the behavior of emitted electrons which lower the activation energy of the chemical reactions. This book also highlights tribocatalysis phenomena as examples of the lowering of the activation energy. A book titled Tribocatalysis has never been published before this.

  • Hydrostatic testing, corrosion, and microbiologically influenced corrosion : a field manual for control and prevention / Reza Javaherdashti, Farzaneh Akvan
    TS 283 J38 2017eb

    Hydrostatic Testing, Corrosion, and Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion: A Field Manual for Control and Prevention teaches industry professionals, managers, and researchers how to combat corrosion failure associated with hydrotesting. It discusses how a test liquid must be selected, how corrosion by bacteria should be controlled, and how to eliminate the risk of leakage. Rather than teaching how hydrotests should be conducted, it helps the reader evaluate the quality of a hydrotest that's already been conducted in terms of oxygen scavenger use, biocide testing, inhibitor addition, and water quality and explains the tasks that top and middle management must ensure are taken with respect to corrosion assessment of hydrotesting. The manual also discusses microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) as the main corrosion mechanism related to post-hydrotesting and offers essential knowledge on combating this corrosion process. In addition to being a manual for top and middle management on how to deal with corrosion, this book also:


  • Instrument and automation engineers' handbook : measurement and safety / Béla G. Lipták, editor-in-chief
    TS 156.8 I56 2017

    The Instrument and Automation Engineers¿ Handbook (IAEH) is the #1 process automation handbook in the world. Volume one of the Fifth Edition, Measurement and Safety , covers safety sensors and the detectors of physical properties.

    Measurement and Safety is an invaluable resource that:

    Describes the detectors used in the measurement of process variables Offers application- and method-specific guidance for choosing the best measurement device Provides tables of detector capabilities and other practical information at a glance Contains detailed descriptions of domestic and overseas products, their features, capabilities, and suppliers, including suppliers¿ web addresses

    Complete with 163 alphabetized chapters and a thorough index for quick access to specific information, Measurement and Safety is a must-have reference for instrument and automation engineers working in the chemical, oil/gas, pharmaceutical, pollution, energy, plastics, paper, wastewater, food, etc. industries.

    About the eBook
    The most important new feature of the IAEH, Fifth Edition is its availability as an eBook. The eBook provides the same content as the print edition, with the addition of thousands of web addresses so that readers can reach suppliers or reference books and articles on the hundreds of topics covered in the handbook. This feature includes a complete bidders' list that allows readers to issue their specifications for competitive bids from any or all potential product suppliers.

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