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  1. Introduction to Thermodynamics of Mechanical Fatigue

    By Michael M. Khonsari, Mehdi Amiri

    Fatigue is probabilistic in nature and involves a complex spectrum of loading history with variable amplitudes and frequencies. Yet most available fatigue failure prediction methods are empirical and concentrate on very specific types of loading. Taking a different approach, Introduction to...

    Published September 16th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Rail Human Factors around the World

    Impacts on and of People for Successful Rail Operations

    Edited by John R Wilson, Ann Mills, Theresa Clarke, Jane Rajan, Nastaran Dadashi

    The rail human factors/ergonomics community has grown quickly and extensively, and there is much increased recognition of the vital importance of ergonomics/human factors by rail infrastructure owners, rail operating companies, system developers, regulators and national and trans-national...

    Published September 12th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Introduction to AutoCAD 2013

    2D and 3D Design

    By Alf Yarwood

    Master the complexities of the world's bestselling 2D and 3D software with Alf Yarwood's Introduction to AutoCAD 2013. Ideally suited to new users of AutoCAD, this book will be a useful resource for drawing modules in both vocational and introductory undergraduate courses in engineering and...

    Published August 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Theory of Gearing

    Kinematics, Geometry, and Synthesis

    By Stephen P. Radzevich

    The first book of its kind, Theory of Gearing: Kinematics, Geometry, and Synthesis systematically develops a scientific theory of gearing that makes it possible to synthesize novel gears with the desired performance. Written by a leading gearing expert who holds more than 200 patents, it presents a...

    Published July 18th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Advances in Affective and Pleasurable Design

    Edited by Yong Gu Ji

    Series: Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series

    This volume discusses pleasurable design — a part of the traditional usability design and evaluation methodologies. The book emphasizes the importance of designing products and services to maximize user satisfaction. By combining this with traditional usability methods it increases the appeal of...

    Published July 16th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II

    Theory and Design, Second Edition

    Edited by Robert W. Bruce

    Since the publication of the best-selling first edition, the growing price and environmental cost of energy have increased the significance of tribology. Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II: Theory and Design, Second Edition demonstrates how the principles of tribology can address cost...

    Published July 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Lean Design Management

    Edited by Stephen Emmitt

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    The fields of design management and lean construction appear to be developing independently. This volume brings together authors from four continents to argue that lean thinking should be integral to design management in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). The...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Engineering Optimization

    A Modern Approach

    By Ranjan Ganguli

    This book provides a thorough understanding of the concepts of optimization methods from a modern perspective at the conceptual stage of complex technical systems. It focuses on nonlinear optimization with an emphasis on methods such as response surface and genetic algorithms. The text moves the...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Universities Press

  10. Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2012

    Proceedings of the international conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2012, Blackpool, UK, 16-19 April 2012

    Edited by Martin Anderson

    Series: Contemporary Ergonomics

    The broad and developing scope of ergonomics - the application of scientific knowledge to improve people’s interaction with products, systems and environments - has been illustrated for 25 years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. This book presents the proceedings of the...

    Published April 15th 2012 by CRC Press