189 books (10 pages) in this category

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

Binding: Paperback

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

Binding: Paperback

by LOTFI A ZADEH

Written by two pioneers in the field, this exploration of the state space approach focuses on problems of stability and control, plus connections between this approach and classical techniques. The state space approach is widely used in systems

ISBN: 9780486466637

Binding: Paperback

Logic of Machines and Structures

by PAUL SANDORI

Based on common, everyday phenomena, the principles governing the balance of forces on machines and structures are extremely straightforward. Their expression in mathematical form, however, obscures their clarity. This volume exposes the ...

ISBN: 9780486807003

Binding: Paperback

A Manifesto for the Future of Global Design

by Bruce Mau

ISBN: 9780714844015

Binding: Hardback

Mathematical Foundations of Elasticity

by JERROLD E. MARSDEN

This advanced-level study approaches mathematical foundations of three-dimensional elasticity using modern differential geometry and functional analysis. It is directed to mathematicians, engineers and physicists who wish to see this classical ...

ISBN: 9780486678658

Binding: Paperback

Mathematical Handbook for Scientists and Engineers

by GRANINO A. KORN

Anyone whose work involves mathematics and its methodology - especially engineers and scientists - will appreciate this authoritative handbook, which provides convenient access to information from every area of mathematics. A reliable source of ...

ISBN: 9780486411477

Binding: Paperback

by ARISTOTLE D MICHAL

This volume offers a working knowledge of the fundamentals of matrix and tensor calculus that can be applied to a variety of fields. Relevant to mathematicians, physicists, meteorologists, and electrical engineers, its contents are of particular

ISBN: 9780486462462

Binding: Paperback

by J.H. VON HEFNER-ALTENECK

A renowned 19th-century cultural historian and specialist on the Middle Ages, J. H. Hefner-Alteneck spent much of his life observing the influence of art on many aspects of human life, including weaponry. His illustrations for this handsome ...

ISBN: 9780486437408

Binding: Paperback

by N. E. FROST

Definitive, clearly written, and well-illustrated volume addresses all aspects of the subject, from the historical development of understanding metal fatigue to vital concepts of the cyclic stress that causes a crack to grow. Examines effect of ...

ISBN: 9780486409276

Binding: Paperback

Methods of Analytical Dynamics

by LEONARD MEIROVITCH

A balanced presentation that encompasses both formalism and structure in analytical dynamics, this text also addresses solution methods. Its remarkably broad and comprehensive exploration of the subject employs an approach as natural as it is ...

ISBN: 9780486432397

Binding: Paperback

Methods of Operations Research

by PHILIP M. MORSE

Operations research originated during World War II with the military's need for a scientific method of providing executive departments with a quantitative decision-making basis. This volume - co-written by the father of operations research and ...

ISBN: 9780486432342

Binding: Paperback

Modern Mathematics for the Engineer: First Series

by EDWIN F BECKENBACH

This volume and its successor were conceived to advance the level of mathematical sophistication in the engineering community. The books particularly focus on material relevant to solving the kinds of mathematical problems regularly confronted ...

ISBN: 9780486497464

Binding: Paperback

Modern Mathematics for the Engineer: Second Series

by EDWIN F BECKENBACH

This volume and its predecessor were conceived to advance the level of mathematical sophistication in the engineering community. The books particularly focus on material relevant to solving the kinds of mathematical problems regularly confronted

ISBN: 9780486497471

Binding: Paperback

Multiobjective Decision Making

by VIRA CHANKONG

This first-rate text explores the theory and methodology of systems engineering in evaluating alternative courses of action and associated decision-making policies. It treats criteria as multidimensional, rather than scalar, in the development ...

ISBN: 9780486462899

Binding: Paperback