Mechanical Engineering

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Akron-Summit County Public Library Catalog

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"This 80+ volume set includes all volumes in each of the 15 sections of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, as well as the Index. The complete set is available in print or CD-ROM and provides you all of ASTM's 12,000+ standards addressing areas such as metals, petroleum, construction, rubber, the environment and more." from publisher's web site

We purchase this set every other year. Search the ASTM web site to find which volumes contain the standard that you want, as well as which version is active.

Science Reference TA401 .A653 (many older editions at storage facility - NE Regional Depository)

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"Every engineer and every library should own a copy of this comprehensive materials dictionary It features 10,000 authoritative entries (arranged from A to Z), covering materials , processes , and concepts related to ferrous and nonferrous metals , plastics , ceramics , composites , and adhesives . Also included are 64 Technical Briefs that provide encyclopedia-type coverage of key material groups." from publisher's web site

Science Reference TA402 .A86 1992

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"To use materials effectively, their composition, physical and mechanical characteristics, and microstructure must be accurately determined. The second edition of this concise encyclopledia covers the wide range of characterization techniques necessary to achieve this. With over 130 articles taken from the award-winning 'Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology', containing revisions and updates not available in the original set, this concise encyclopedia is an ideal quick reference for materials scientists, chemists and engineers." from publisher's web site

Science Reference TA402 .C659 2005

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The Control Handbook, Second Edition brilliantly organizes cutting-edge contributions from more than 200 leading experts representing every corner of the globe. They cover everything from basic closed-loop systems to multi-agent adaptive systems and from the control of electric motors to the control of complex networks. Progressively organized, the three volume set includes:

  • Control System Fundamentals
  • Control System Applications
  • Control System Advanced Methods

Any practicing engineer, student, or researcher working in fields as diverse as electronics, aeronautics, or biomedicine will find this handbook to be a time-saving resource filled with invaluable formulas, models, methods, and innovative thinking. In fact, any physicist, biologist, mathematician, or researcher in any number of fields developing or improving products and systems will find the answers and ideas they need. As with the first edition, the new edition not only stands as a record of accomplishment in control engineering but provides researchers with the means to make further advances. from publisher's web site

Science Reference TJ213 .C642 2011

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  • "Emphasis on applications in thermal design and computer solutions of thermal engineering problems
  • An introduction to the use of the Second Law of Thermodynamics in analysis, optimization, and economics
  • Information on topics of current interest-in a form convenient and accessible to the average engineer
  • Three chapters of background material-enough to review the basic principles needed to understand specific applications
  • Extensive treatment of computational tools and numerical analysis

To be successful in the international marketplace, corporations must have access to the latest developments and most recent experimental data. Traditional handbooks of heat transfer stress fundamental principles, analytical approaches to thermal problems, and elegant solutions to classical problems. The CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering is not a traditional handbook. Engineers in industry need up-to-date, accessible information on the applications of heat and mass transfer-The CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering provides it.

Peer reviewed articles-selected on the basis of their current relevance to the development of new products-provide in-depth treatment of applications in diverse fields, such as:
  • Bioengineering
  • Desalination
  • Electronics
  • Energy conservation
  • Food processing
  • Measurement techniques in fluid flow and heat transfer
You'll find complete, up-to-date information on the latest development in the field, including:
  • Recent advances in thermal sciences
  • Microthermal design
  • Compact heat exchangers
  • Thermal optimization
  • Energy analysis

A unique, one-stop resource for all your thermal engineering questions. From the basics of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat and mass transfer, to comprehensive treatment of current applications, the latest computational tools, to data tables for the properties of gases, liquids, and solids, The CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering has it all!" from publisher's web site

Science TJ260 .C69 2000

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  • "New tabular material for nonferrous alloys and composite materials
  • More than 300 tables covering all important categories of modern engineering materials
  • Outstanding organization, including thumb tabs and a key word indexing system for quick and easy searches
  • Optional selection-by-value presentation, ideal for design applications

The CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook, Third Edition is the most comprehensive source available for data on engineering materials. Organized in an easy-to-follow format based on materials properties, this definitive reference features data verified through major professional societies in the materials field, such as ASM International and the American Ceramic Society. The third edition has been significantly expanded, most notably by the addition of new tabular material for a wide range of nonferrous alloys and various composite materials.

For engineers making, selecting, or evaluating materials, this one, compact volume provides the ideal starting point. It is exceptionally easy to search-the authors have organized it according to materials properties, provided a key word indexing system, and placed many data sets in a convenient Selection Section where materials can be compared by property value, a feature ideal for design applications.

A bestseller since its first edition, the CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook stands alone as a the consummate reference for data on the full spectrum of engineering materials." from publisher's web site

Science Reference TA403.4 .C74 2001

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Identify generic, trade-named, or trademarked materials. Materials include metallics, polymers, ceramics, composites, wood, textiles, adhesives, abrasives, and electronics.

Science Reference TA402 .K43 2004

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"The study of materials is interdisciplinary in nature and requires knowledge of research in many related fields, such as physics, chemistry, engineering and even biomedical science. Scientists and engineers working with materials increasingly need a medium for gathering relevant information from the growing amount of literature available.

The Encyclopedia of Materials : Science and Technology presents around 1,800 articles written by experts in their fields, resulting in a comprehensive coverage of this broad and wide-ranging subject. It is the only encyclopedia available that covers all of materials science and technology, focussing on the following areas:

  • Functional Phenomena
  • Structural Phenomena
  • Fundamental Core Theory
  • Structural Materials
  • Polymers and Materials Chemistry
  • Functional Materials"
from publisher's web site

In Library: Science Reference TA402 .E53 2001

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"Smart materials--materials and structures that can impart information about their environment to an observer or monitoring device--are revolutionizing fields as diverse as engineering, optics, and medical technology. Advances in smart materials are impacting disciplines across the scientific and technological landscape.

Now, practictioners and researchers have an authoritative source to go to for answers about this emerging new area. Encyclopedia of Smart Materials provides A-to-Z coverage of the entire field of intelligent materials. Discussions of theory, fabrication, processing, applications, and uses of these unique materials are presented here in a collection of concise entries from the world's foremost experts in the field--including scientists, educators and engineers.

This encyclopedia is as broad in scope as the technology itself, addressing daily, commercial applications as well as sophisticated units designed to operate in space, underwater, underground, and within the human body. Extensively cross-referenced and generously supplemented with bibliographies and indexes, this book's treatment also broaches the specialized properties and coatings that are required for the use of materials in extreme conditions.

Illustrated with photographs, tables, line drawings, and equations, Encyclopedia of Smart Materials is the premier reference for material scientists, chemists, chemical engineers, process engineers, consultants, patent attorneys and students in these areas. An essential resource on the shelves of laboratories, government facilities, and academic libraries." from publisher's web site

In Library: Science Reference TA418.9.S62 E63 2002

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"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." from publisher's web site

In Library: Science Reference TA355 .E539 2002

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  • "Includes an extensive glossary for every chapter
  • Extensive list of important formulas and theorems related to the field
  • Complete explanations and descriptions of every algorithm
  • Many reference pages to web connections are included throughout the book

The importance of discrete mathematics has increased dramatically within the last few years but until now, it has been difficult-if not impossible-to find a single reference book that effectively covers the subject. To fill that void, The Handbook of Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics presents a comprehensive collection of ready reference material for all of the important areas of discrete mathematics, including those essential to its applications in computer science and engineering. Its topics include:

  • Logic and foundations
  • Counting
  • Number theory
  • Abstract and linear algebra
  • Probability
  • Graph theory
  • Networks and optimization
  • Cryptography and coding
  • Combinatorial designs
The author presents the material in a simple, uniform way, and emphasizes what is useful and practical. For easy reference, he incorporates into the text:
  • Many glossaries of important terms
  • Lists of important theorems and formulas
  • Numerous examples that illustrate terms and concepts
  • Helpful descriptions of algorithms
  • Summary tables
  • Citations of Web pages that supplement the text

If you have ever had to find information from discrete mathematics in your work-or just out of curiosity-you probably had to search through a variety of books to find it. Never again. The Handbook of Discrete Mathematics is now available and has virtually everything you need-everything important to both theory and practice." from publisher's web site

Science Reference QA164 .H36 2000

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"This trusted compendium of calculation methods delivers fast, accurate solutions to the toughest day-to-day mechanical engineering problems. You will find numbered, step-by-step procedures for solving specific problems together with worked-out examples that give numerical results for the calculation.

Covers: Power Generation; Plant and Facilities Engineering; Environmental Control; Design Engineering New Edition features methods for automatic and digital control; alternative and renewable energy sources; plastics in engineering design" from publisher's web site

Science TJ151 .H327 2006

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"The vast majority of control systems built today are embedded; that is, they rely on built-in, special-purpose digital computers to close their feedback loops. Embedded systems are common in aircraft, factories, chemical processing plants, and even in cars—a single high-end automobile may contain over eighty different computers. In such settings, controllers often use shared networks to communicate with each other and with large numbers of sensors and actuators scattered throughout the system. The design of embedded controllers and of the intricate, automated communication networks that support them raises many new questions—practical, as well as theoretical—about network protocols, compatibility of operating systems, and ways to maximize the effectiveness of the embedded hardware.

The Handbook of Networked and Embedded Control Systems, the first of its kind, provides engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians, and students a broad, comprehensive source of information and technology to address many questions and aspects of embedded and networked control. A carefully organized collection of important results, tools, software, and technology, this work unifies into a single reference many scattered articles, websites, and specification sheets—information that might otherwise be difficult to find.

Key topics and features include:
  • Self-contained, sharply-focused articles; readers have easy access to specific answers to questions without having to read hundreds of pages
  • Clear structure and presentation of concepts in intuitive order
  • Separation of material into six main sections—Fundamentals, Hardware, Software, Theory, Networking, and Applications
  • Case studies, experiments, and examples that provide a multifaceted view of the subject, encompassing computation and communication considerations
  • Information about commercially available tools and hardware
  • Comprehensive bibliographies and index

This is an indispensable text for anyone interested in knowing more about embedded and networked control systems. Researchers will appreciate the handbook’s up-to-date results in the theory of embedded control; developers and users will value its information on special-purpose computer hardware and operating systems modifications that support real-time control; students will find the systematic organization and wide coverage useful for learning and reference." from publisher's web site

Science TK7895.E42 H29 2005

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  • the training and education needed
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In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each State, and more." from web site

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Bierce Ref Desk HD8051 .A62 2008/2009
OR JIST version (minor differences)
Science Reference HD8051 .A62 2008/2009

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"With the fast-moving technology related to aerospace engineering, new terms are created and others become redundant almost weekly. The updated SAE Dictionary of Aerospace Engineering dictionary, designed specifically for the aerospace engineer, provides extensive coverage of technical terms related to aerospace technology." from publisher's web site

Science Reference TL509 .S24 1998

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"The completely updated and expanded 2008-2009 Edition provides key biographical facts on the more than 40,000 men and women leading today’s scientific and technological revolution. You’ll find the exclusive “life records,” including personal data, achievements, discoveries, research findings, patents, and career histories of today’s leaders from all areas of pure and applied science and engineering including:

  • Architecture
  • Chemical engineering
  • Computer science
  • Electrical engineering
  • Information science
  • Life sciences
  • Materials engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Physical sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Systems engineering
With almost 20,000 new people listed and approximately 15,000 updated biographies, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering offers the most current biographical information available." from publisher's web site

Science Reference Q141 .W576

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"The Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering is a unique, comprehensive reference work that defines the entire discipline, bringing together the core knowledge from every one of the many specialties encompassed by electrical and electronics engineering. It is the ideal starting point for research projects, whether addressing basic questions in power systems and communications, or learning advanced applications in neural networks and robotics." from publisher's web site

Science Reference TK9 .E53 1999

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