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  • Securityby Philip P. Purpura

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 85.95

    Today, threats to the security of an organization can come from a variety of sources — from outside espionage to disgruntled employees and internet risks to utility failure. Reflecting the diverse and specialized nature of the security industry, Security: An Introduction provides an up-to-date treatment of a topic that has become increasingly complex... more...

  • Heat Pipesby P. Dunn; David Reay

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    It is approximately 10 years since the Third Edition of Heat Pipes was published and the text is now established as the standard work on the subject. This new edition has been extensively updated, with revisions to most chapters. The introduction of new working fluids and extended life test data have been taken into account in chapter 3. A number... more...

  • Technische Thermodynamikby Peter von Böckh; Matthias Stripf

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 30.82

    Das Buch vermittelt die Grundlagen der Technischen Thermodynamik anhand zahlreicher praktischer Beispiele. Es überzeugt durch die klare und strukturierte Darstellung und durch seine didaktische Orientierung an großen amerikanischen Lehrbüchern. Die Studierenden lernen, - technische Prozesse anhand von Idealprozessen zu begreifen und anschließend... more...

  • Modeling of Column Apparatus Processesby Christo Boyadjiev; Maria Doichinova; Boyan Boyadjiev; Petya Popova-Krumova

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 158.99

    This book presents a new approach for the modeling of chemical and interphase mass transfer processes in industrial column apparatuses, using convection-diffusion and average-concentration models. The convection-diffusion type models are used for a qualitative analysis of the processes and to assess the main, small and slight physical effects,... more...

  • Cracking Phenomena in Welds IVby Thomas Böllinghaus; John Lippold; Carl Edward Cross

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 171.22

    This is the fourth volume inthe well-established series of compendiums devoted to the subject of weld hotcracking. It contains the papers presented at the 4th InternationalCracking Workshop held in Berlin in April 2014. In the context of thisworkshop, the term “cracking” refers to hot cracking in the classical andprevious sense, but also to cold cracking,... more...

  • Thermal Engineering Studies with Excel, Mathcad and Internetby Valery Ochkov; Konstantin Orlov; Volodymyr Voloshchuk; Nikolay Rogalev

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 146.76

    This book provides the fundamentals of the application of mathematical methods, modern computational tools (Excel, Mathcad, SMath, etc.), and the Internet to solve the typical problems of heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, energy conservation and energy efficiency. Chapters cover the technology for creating and using databases... more...

  • Non-Circular Journal Bearingsby Amit Chauhan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 61.14

    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$ 91.72

    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$ 55.03

    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$ 69.70

    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...