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Mechanics of engineering. Applied mechanics

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  • Modelling of Mechanical Systemsby Francois Axisa

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 250.00

    This first volume is concerned with discrete systems ? the study of which constitutes the cornerstone of all mechanical systems, linear or non-linear. It covers the formulation of equations of motion and the systematic study of free and forced vibrations. The book goes into detail about subjects such as generalized coordinates and kinematical conditions;... more...

  • Stability and Convergence of Mechanical Systems with Unilateral Constraintsby Remco I. Leine; Nathan van de Wouw

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    Stability of motion is a central theme in the dynamics of mechanical systems. While the stability theory for systems with bilateral constraints is a well-established field, this monograph represents a systematic study of mechanical systems with unilateral constraints, such as unilateral contact, impact and friction. Such unilateral constraints give... more...

  • Optimization and Computational Fluid Dynamicsby Dominique Thevenin; Gabor Janiga

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    The numerical optimization of practical applications is an issue of growing importance in research and industry. It allows both the exploration of non-trivial configurations differing widely from all known solutions and the step-by-step improvement of existing designs. The purpose of this book is to introduce the state of the art concerning this issue,... more...

  • Particle-laden Flowby B.J. Geurts; H. Clercx; Wim S.J. Uijttewaal

    Springer 2007; US$ 239.00

    The dispersion of particles in a flow is of central importance in various geophysical and environmental problems. The spreading of aerosols and soot in the air, the growth and dispersion of plankton blooms in seas and oceans, or the transport of sediment in rivers, estuaries and coastal regions are striking examples. These problems are characterized... more...

  • Engineering Fluid Mechanicsby Hiroshi Yamaguchi

    Springer 2008; US$ 279.00

    This book is intended to serve as a unique and comprehensive textbook for scientists and engineers as well as advanced students in thermo-fluid courses. It provides an intensive monograph essential for understanding dynamics of ideal fluid, Newtonian fluid, non-Newtonian fluid and magnetic fluid. These distinct, yet intertwined subjects are addressed... more...

  • Particle Image Velocimetryby Andreas Schroder; Christian E. Willert

    Springer 2008; US$ 349.00

    Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) is a non-intrusive optical measurement technique which allows capturing several thousand velocity vectors within large flow fields instantaneously. Today, the PIV technique has spread widely and differentiated into many distinct applications, from micro flows over combustion to supersonic flows for both industrial needs... more...

  • Solving Engineering System Dynamics Problems with MATLABby Rao V. Dukkipati

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    Solving Engineering System Dynamics Problems with MATLAB book is designed as an introductory undergraduate course for engineering students of all disciplines. Engineering system dynamics is a multidisciplinary subject and presents a system dynamics methodology based on mathematical fundamentals and stresses physical system modeling. The classical methods... more...

  • Computational Contact Mechanicsby Peter Wriggers; Tod A. Laursen

    Springer 2008; US$ 159.00

    Topics of this book span the range from spatial and temporal discretization techniques for contact and impact problems with small and finite deformations over investigations on the reliability of micromechanical contact models over emerging techniques for rolling contact mechanics to homogenization methods and multi-scale approaches in contact problems.... more...

  • Fundamentals of Fluid-Solid Interactionsby Xiaodong (Sheldon) Wang

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 175.00

    This book focuses on the computational and theoretical approaches to the coupling of fluid mechanics and solids mechanics. In particular, nonlinear dynamical systems are introduced to the handling of complex fluid-solid interaction systems, For the past few decades, many terminologies have been introduced to this field, namely, flow-induced vibration,... more...

  • De buik beter in beeldby Jaap Stoker

    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 10.50