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  • Non-Circular Journal Bearingsby Amit Chauhan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This brief details non-circular journal bearing configurations. The author describes the mathematical and experimental studies that pertain to non-circular journal bearing profiles and how they can be applied to other types of bearing profiles with some modifications. He also examines non-circular journal bearing classifications, the methodology needed... more...

  • Analysis of Reaction and Transport Processes in Zinc Air Batteriesby Daniel Schröder

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book contains a novel combination of experimentaland model-based investigations, elucidating the complex processes inside zincair batteries. The work presented helps to answer which battery composition andwhich air-composition should be adjusted to maintain stable and efficientcharge/discharge cycling.In detail, electrochemical investigations... more...

  • Parabolic Trough Collector Prototypes for Low-Temperature Process Heatby Gianluca Coccia; Giovanni Di Nicola; Alejandro Hidalgo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book provides a technical overview of low-costparabolic trough collector (PTCs) prototypes for low-temperature heat demand.It begins with a comprehensive but concise summary of the state-of-the-art inPTCs, and presents a detailed mathematical model of such systems. Subsequentchapters describe the construction and materials used in the manufacture... more...

  • Radiative Heat Transfer in Turbulent Combustion Systemsby Michael F Modest; Daniel C. Haworth

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This introduction reviews why combustion and radiation are important, as well as the technical challenges posed by radiation. Emphasis is on interactions among turbulence, chemistry and radiation (turbulence-chemistry-radiation interactions ? TCRI) in Reynolds-averaged and large-eddy simulations. Subsequent chapters cover: chemically reacting turbulent... more...

  • Mechanothermodynamicsby Leonid Sosnovskiy; Sergei Sherbakov

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00

    This monograph addresses the foundations of mechanothermodynamics and analyzes two of its key principles?damage of everything that exists has no conceivable limits, and effective energy (entropy) flows caused by loads of a different nature do not have a cumulative property; they interact dialectically. The authors examine a generalized model of energy... more...

  • Advances in Heat Pipe Technologyby D. A. Reay

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 93.95

    Advances in Heat Pipe Technology covers the proceedings of the Fourth International Heat Pipe Conference, held at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London, United Kingdom on September 7-10, 1981. This conference focuses on the advances in heat pipe and thermosyphon technology. This book is organized into seven parts encompassing 69 chapters. The... more...

  • Quasi-unsteady CHP Operation of Power Plantsby Zbigniew Buryn

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00

    This book analyzes the continuous operation of a power plant with condensing power units in combined heat and power mode (CHP-mode) over a period of one year. Focusing on the operation of one and two power-unit systems with differing heat exchanger configurations, this book uses mathematical modeling of the steam-water cycle of a 370 MW power unit... more...

  • Structural Fire Performance of Contemporary Post-tensioned Concrete Constructionby John Gales; Kathleen Hartin; Luke A. Bisby

    Springer New York 2015; US$ 54.99

    This SpringerBrief equips readers to develop defensible fire safety designs for a range of concrete structures. It identifies current gaps in the research and provides a more complete understanding of the structural and thermal response of contemporary Post-tensioned (PT) concrete structures to fire. The brief includes chapters on contemporary construction... more...

  • Drying and Energy Technologiesby J.M.P.Q. Delgado; Antonio Gilson Barbosa De Lima

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of essential topics related to conventional and advanced drying and energy technologies, especially motivated by increased industry and academic interest. The main topics discussed are: theory and applications of drying, emerging topics in drying technology, innovations and trends in drying, thermo-hydro-chemical-mechanical... more...

  • Heat and Mass Transfer in the Melting of Frostby William F. Mohs; Francis A. Kulacki

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This Brief is aimed at engineers and researchers involved in the refrigeration industry: specifically, those interested in energy utilization and system efficiency. The book presents what the authors believe is the first comprehensive frost melting study involving all aspects of heat and mass transfer. The volume?s description of in-plane and normal... more...