181 books (10 pages) in this category

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

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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

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History of Strength of Materials

by STEPHEN P. TIMOSHENKO

Strength of materials is that branch of engineering concerned with the deformation and disruption of solids when forces other than changes in position or equilibrium are acting upon them. The development of our understanding of the strength of ...

ISBN: 9780486611877

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by Shane Djuric

Howard tractors were built and sold in Australia from 1922 until 1985. They are a part of Australias agricultural heritage. A.C. Howard (known as Cliff) was an Australian inventor and pioneer. He first produced a prototype ...

ISBN: 9780994562739

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by JACOB BEAR

This text explores the laws and equations that govern the flow and storage of groundwater in aquifers. It provides groundwater hydrologists, as well as engineers and planners who deal with the development and management of groundwater resources,

ISBN: 9780486453552

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Imagination and a Pile of Junk

A Droll History of Inventors and Inventions

by Trevor Norton

ISBN: 9781444732580

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by WERNER GOLDSMITH

Scientists and engineers have long been interested in solving problems dealing with impact theory and behavior-an area involving tool design, foundry and machine-shop operations, ordnance and explosions, vehicular accidents, and many other ...

ISBN: 9780486420042

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by ROBERT B. ASH

Developed by Claude Shannon and Norbert Wiener in the late 1940s, information theory, or statistical communication theory, deals with the theoretical underpinnings of a wide range of communication devices: radio, television, radar, computers, ...

ISBN: 9780486665214

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Introduction to Continuum Mechanics for Engineers

by RAY M BOWEN

This self-contained graduate-level text introduces classical continuum models within a modern framework. Its numerous exercises illustrate the governing principles, linearizations, and other approximations that constitute classical continuum ...

ISBN: 9780486474601

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Introduction to Electromagnetic Engineering

by ROGER E. HARRINGTON

This study of electromagnetic theory introduces students to a broad range of quantities and concepts, imparting the necessary vector analysis and associated mathematics and reinforcing its teachings with several elementary field problems. Based ...

ISBN: 9780486432410

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Introduction to Identification

by J. P NORTON

Advanced undergraduates and graduate students of electrical, chemical, mechanical, and environmental engineering will appreciate this text for a course in systems identification. In addition to the theoretical basis for mathematical modeling, it

ISBN: 9780486469355

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Introduction to Space Dynamics

by WILLIAM TYRRELL THOMSON

Although this classic introduction to space-flight engineering was first published not long after Sputnik was launched, the fundamental principles it elucidates are as varied today as then. The problems to which these principles are applied have

ISBN: 9780486651132

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Introduction to Stochastic Control Theory

by KARL J. STROM

This text for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students explores stochastic control theory in terms of analysis, parametric optimization, and optimal stochastic control. Limited to linear systems with quadratic criteria, it covers ...

ISBN: 9780486445311

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Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Finite Elements

by J. T. ODEN

This introduction to the theory of Sobolev spaces and Hilbert space methods in partial differential equations is geared toward readers of modest mathematical backgrounds. It offers coherent, accessible demonstrations of the use of these ...

ISBN: 9780486462998

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Introduction to the Theory of Aeroelasticity

by Y C FUNG

Geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this outstanding text was written by one of the founders of bioengineering and modern biomechanics. It offers unusually thorough coverage of the interaction of aerodynamic forces and ...

ISBN: 9780486469362

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Introduction to Theoretical and Computational Aerodynamics

by JACK MORAN

This concise and highly readable introduction to theoretical and computational aerodynamics integrates both classical and modern developments, focusing on applying methods to actual wing design. Designed for a junior- or senior-level course and ...

ISBN: 9780486428796

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by FRANZ REULEAUX

This classic work explores the kinematics of machinery, chronicling the discovery and application of principles underlying the controlled movements within machines. Franz Reuleaux, the Father of Kinematics, writes with authority and precision ...

ISBN: 9780486611242

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by KUMPATI S. NARENDRA

This self-contained introductory text on the behavior of learning automata focuses on how a sequential decision-maker with a finite number of choices responds in a random environment. Topics include fixed structure automata, variable structure ...

ISBN: 9780486498775

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by LOTFI A ZADEH

The state space approach is widely used in systems ranging from industrial robots to space guidance control. This landmark in the technique's development and applications was written by two pioneers in the field, Lotfi A. Zadeh and Charles A. ...

ISBN: 9780486466637

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