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  1. Air Distribution in Buildings

    By Essam E. Khalil

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    Air Distribution in Buildings is a concise and practical guide to air distribution system design and managing air conditioning systems in buildings. Making use of 40 years of experience in the design of air conditioning and ventilations systems, and other electromechanical services, this structured...

    Published November 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Second Edition

    By Frank Kreith, Susan Krumdieck

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    Completely revised and updated, Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Second Edition presents broad-based coverage of sustainable energy sources and systems. The book is designed as a text for undergraduate seniors and first-year graduate students. It focuses on renewable energy technologies,...

    Published August 18th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Fuel Cells

    Principles, Design, and Analysis

    By Shripad T. Revankar, Pradip Majumdar

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    Fuel Cells: Principles, Design, and Analysis considers the latest advances in fuel cell system development and deployment, and was written with engineering and science students in mind. This book provides readers with the fundamentals of fuel cell operation and design, and incorporates techniques...

    Published April 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Improvement for Existing Homes

    An Engineering Approach

    By Moncef Krarti

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    Providing a proven set of energy efficiency measures and opportunities for saving energy and reducing operating costs for existing homes, this volume presents general tools and procedures for performing home weatherization such as insulation improvements as well as methods to reduce air leakage....

    Published April 24th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Nanotechnology

    Understanding Small Systems

    By Ben Rogers, Jesse Adams, Sumita Pennathur

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    Although nanotechnology is a hot topic, the search for a true introductory textbook usually comes up cold. Students in a first course on nanotechnology come from a wide variety of backgrounds, so the text must not assume understanding of too much background material, nor be too focused on any...

    Published October 24th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Thermodynamics for Engineers

    By Kau-Fui Vincent Wong, Kaufui Vincent Wong

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    Aspiring engineers have long needed a text that prepares them to use thermodynamics in professional practice. Thermodynamics instructors need a concise textbook written for a one-semester undergraduate course-a text that foregoes clutter and unnecessary details but furnishes the essential facts and...

    Published September 1st 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Thermodynamics for Engineers, 2nd Edition

    By Kaufui Vincent Wong

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    Aspiring engineers need a text that prepares them to use thermodynamics in professional practice. Thermodynamics instructors need a concise textbook written for a one-semester undergraduate course—a text that foregoes clutter and unnecessary details but furnishes the essential facts and...

    Published August 4th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Nanotechnology

    Understanding Small Systems, Second Edition

    By Ben Rogers, Jesse Adams, Sumita Pennathur

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    Winner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book Award 2011!Transistors using one electron at a time. Sunscreens made with titanium dioxide particles that look transparent to our eyes but block harmful UV rays. Nanometer-sized specks of gold that change color to red and melt at 750°C instead of 1064°C....

    Published July 4th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. Large Energy Storage Systems Handbook

    Edited by Frank S. Barnes, Jonah G. Levine

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    In the current push to convert to renewable sources of energy, many issues raised years ago on the economics and the difficulties of siting energy storage are once again being raised today. When large amounts of wind, solar, and other renewable energy sources are added to existing electrical grids,...

    Published March 2nd 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Principles of Sustainable Energy

    By Frank Kreith, Susan Krumdieck, Jan F. Kreider

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    A transition from a fossil fuel–based economy to one that uses renewable energy has become inevitable; this transition will not only be an engineering challenge, but will also be an economic and environmental one. Offering an interdisciplinary, quantitative approach, Principles of Sustainable...

    Published December 15th 2010 by CRC Press