178 books (9 pages) in this category

Finite Elements and Approximation

by O. C. ZIENKIEWICZ

A powerful tool for the approximate solution of differential equations, the finite element is extensively used in industry and research. This book offers students of engineering and physics a comprehensive view of the principles involved, with ...

ISBN: 9780486453019

Binding: Paperback

Finite Elements of Nonlinear Continua

by J. T. ODEN

Geared toward undergraduate and graduate students, this text extends applications of the finite element method from linear problems in elastic structures to a broad class of practical, nonlinear problems in continuum mechanics. It treats both ...

ISBN: 9780486449739

Binding: Paperback

by ANGELO MIELE

This classic text analyses the trajectories of aircraft, missiles, satellites, and spaceships subjected to uniform and central gravitational forces, aerodynamic forces, and thrust. Suitable for students and professionals in aerodynamic ...

ISBN: 9780486801469

Binding: Paperback

Foundations of the Nonlinear Theory of Elasticity

by V.V. NOVOZHILOV

One of a rare set of monographs on the nonlinear theory of elasticity, this book is essential reading for students and academicians alike. In fact, as the Bulletin of the A.M.S. noted, ""Students of mechanics will be grateful to the publishers ...

ISBN: 9780486406848

Binding: Paperback

Functional Analysis and Linear Control Theory

by J. R. LEIGH

Functional analysis provides a concise conceptual framework for linear control theory. This self-contained text, geared toward engineering students, demonstrates the subject's unity. It features a wide range of powerful theorems that illustrate ...

ISBN: 9780486458137

Binding: Paperback

Fundamentals of Chemical Reaction Engineering

by MARK E. DAVIS

Appropriate for a one-semester undergraduate or first-year graduate course, this text introduces the quantitative treatment of chemical reaction engineering. It covers both homogeneous and heterogeneous reacting systems and examines chemical ...

ISBN: 9780486488554

Binding: Paperback

Fundamentals of Dynamics and Analysis of Motion

by MARCELO R. M. CRESPO DA SILVA

Designed for a first-year graduate-level or senior course in dynamics for students in engineering and physics, this text will also be useful for self-study and as a reference book for students working in this area. Prerequisites include previous

ISBN: 9780486797373

Binding: Paperback

Fundamentals of Hydro- and Aeromechanics

by LUDWIG PRANDTL

This well-known standard work is an expansion by O. G. Tietjens of a famous series of lectures delivered by Professor Prandtl at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Flow Research. Based on Prandtl's own work, it combines a considerable amount of ...

ISBN: 9780486603742

Binding: Paperback

Fundamentals of the Theory of Plasticity

by L. M. KACHANOV

Based on the author's series of lectures at the Mechanics-Mathematics Faculty of the University of Leningrad, this text is primarily concerned with the plastic deformation of metals at normal temperatures, as applied to the strength of machines ...

ISBN: 9780486435831

Binding: Paperback

How Wireless Technology is Reshaping Our Lives

by Darrell West

The world is going mobile at an astounding pace. Estimates show 80 percent of global Internet access will take place through mobile devices by 2016. Smartphones, tablets, and handheld devices have reshaped communications, the global economy, and

ISBN: 9780815726258

Binding: Paperback

Goodbye iSlave: A Manifesto for Digital Abolition

by Jack Lichuan Qiu

ISBN: 9780252082122

Binding: Paperback

by MILTON E. HARR

The movement of groundwater is a basic part of soil mechanics. It is an important part of almost every area of civil engineering, agronomy, geology, irrigation, and reclamation. Moreover, the logical structure of its theory appeals to ...

ISBN: 9780486668819

Binding: Paperback

Head-related Transfer Function and Virtual Auditory Display

by Bosun Xie

Discusses and summarizes the basic principles and applications of head-related transfer functions and virtual auditory display. This book details the basic principles and applications of head-related transfer function (HRTF) and virtual auditory

ISBN: 9781604270709

Binding: Hardback

by WAYNE JOHNSON

The history of the helicopter may be traced back to the Chinese flying top (c. 400 B.C.) and to the work of Leonardo da Vinci, who sketched designs for a vertical flight machine utilizing a screw-type propeller. In the late nineteenth century, ...

ISBN: 9780486682303

Binding: Paperback

History and Philosophy of Fluid Mechanics

by G. A. TOKATY

Through the centuries, the intricacies of fluid mechanics - the study of the laws of motion and fluids in motion - have occupied many of history's greatest minds. In this pioneering account, a distinguished aeronautical scientist presents a ...

ISBN: 9780486681030

Binding: Paperback

History of Mechanical Inventions

by ABBOTT PAYSON USHER

""The book is without peer in its field."" - American ScientistIn this completely revised and enlarged edition of a classic work in the history of technology, a noted scholar explores the importance of technological innovation in the cultural ...

ISBN: 9780486255934

Binding: Paperback