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New and Published Books

  1. Fundamentals of Machine Elements, Third Edition

    SI Version

    By Steven R. Schmid, Bernard J. Hamrock, Bo. O. Jacobson

    New and Improved SI Edition—Uses SI Units Exclusively in the Text Adapting to the changing nature of the engineering profession, this third edition of Fundamentals of Machine Elements aggressively delves into the fundamentals and design of machine elements with an SI version. This latest edition...

    Published July 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering

    By Clare Olsen, Sinead Mac Namara

    Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering focuses on team-building and problem-solving between architects and engineers to prepare you for working together in practice. It provides an overview and foundation for interdisciplinary collaboration so that you can create innovative proposals for...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Design and Simulation of Rail Vehicles

    By Maksym Spiryagin, Colin Cole, Yan Quan Sun, Mitchell McClanachan, Valentyn Spiryagin, Tim McSweeney

    Series: Ground Vehicle Engineering

    Keep Up with Advancements in the Field of Rail Vehicle Design A thorough understanding of the issues that affect dynamic performance, as well as more inventive methods for controlling rail vehicle dynamics, is needed to meet the demands for safer rail vehicles with higher speed and loads. Design...

    Published May 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Mechanical Design of Electric Motors

    By Wei Tong

    Rapid increases in energy consumption and emphasis on environmental protection have posed challenges for the motor industry, as has the design and manufacture of highly efficient, reliable, cost-effective, energy-saving, quiet, precisely controlled, and long-lasting electric motors. Suitable for...

    Published April 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Design for Innovative Technology

    From Disruption to Acceptance

    By Nicholas Henchoz, Yves Mirande

    Despite their often remarkable performance, new and ‘disruptive’ technologies often meet with resistance from the general public. Design – sometimes assumed to play a purely aesthetic role – is central in making revolutionary technology acceptable to society. Mastering design allows technological...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2014

    Proceedings of the international conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2014, Southampton, UK, 7-10 April 2014

    Edited by Sarah Sharples, Steven Shorrock

    Series: Contemporary Ergonomics

    The broad and developing scope of human factors and ergonomics - the application of scientific knowledge to improve people’s interaction with products, systems and environments - has been illustrated for 28 years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. This book presents the...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  7. Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Klaus Töpfer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Which new institutions do we need in order to trigger local- and global sustainable urban development? Are cities the right starting points for implementing sustainability policies? If so, what are the implications for city management? This book reflects the situation of cities in the context of...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Design Engineer's Reference Guide

    Mathematics, Mechanics, and Thermodynamics

    By Keith L. Richards

    Author Keith L. Richards believes that design engineers spend only a small fraction of time actually designing and drawing, and the remainder of their time finding relevant design information for a specific method or problem. He draws on his own experience as a mechanical engineering designer to...

    Published March 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Design Energy Simulation for Architects

    Guide to 3D Graphics

    By Kjell Anderson

    Leading architectural firms are now using in-house design simulation to help make more sustainable design decisions. Taking advantage of these new tools requires understanding of what can be done with simulation, how to do it, and how to interpret the results. This software-agnostic book, which is...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Generation of Surfaces

    Kinematic Geometry of Surface Machining

    By Stephen P. Radzevich

    A commonly used practice in industry is the machining of sculptured part surfaces on a multiaxis numerical control (NC) machine. While this practice is vital, it is also a costly aspect of the surface generation process. After investing more than 40 years of research into the theory of part surface...

    Published February 2nd 2014 by CRC Press