Language : English
Published : 2007-02-06
Pages : 520
An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Finite Volume Method 2nd Edition
This established, leading textbook, is suitable for courses in CFD. The new edition covers new techniques and methods, as well as considerable expansion of the advanced topics and applications (from one to four chapters). This book presents the fundamentals of computational fluid mechanics for the novice user. It provides a thorough yet user-friendly introduction to the governing equations and boundary conditions of viscous fluid flows, turbulence and its modelling, and the finite volume method of solving flow problems on computers.
For undergraduate Mechanics of Materials courses in Mechanical, Civil, and Aerospace Engineering departments. Containing Hibbeler’s hallmark student-oriented features, this text is in four-color with a photorealistic art program designed to help students visualize difficult concepts. A clear, concise writing style and more examples than any other text further contribute to students’ ability to master the material. This edition can be packaged with MasteringEngineering, an innovative online program created to emulate the instructor’s office-hour environment, guiding students through engineering concepts from Mechanics of Materials with self-paced individualized coaching. Teaching and Learning Experience To provide a better teaching and learning experience, for both instructors and students, this program will provide: * Individualized Coaching: Available with MasteringEngineering, an online program that emulates the instructor’s office-hour environment using self-paced individualized coaching. * Problem Solving: A large variety of problem types from a broad range of engineering disciplines, stress practical, realistic situations encountered in professional practice, varying levels of difficulty, and problems that involve solution by computer. * Visualization: This text is in four-color with a photorealistic art program designed to help students visualize difficult concepts. * Review and Student Support: A thorough end of chapter review provides students with a concise tool for reviewing chapter contents. * Accuracy: The accuracy of the text and problem solutions has been thoroughly checked by four other parties.
Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Dynamics provides conceptually accurate and thorough coverage, and its problem-solving methodology gives students the best opportunity to learn dynamics. This new edition features a significantly refreshed problem set. Key Features Chapter openers with real-life examples and outlines previewing objectives Careful, step-by-step presentation of lessons Sample problems with the solution laid out in a single page, allowing students to easily see important key problem types Solving Problems on Your Own boxes that prepare students for the problem sets Forty percent of the problems updated from the previous edition
A classic in its field, Air Conditioning Principles and Systems continues to fill the need for a text book on air conditioning systems that combines design principles with real-world applications. Readers will gain insight into the design, operation, and troubleshooting of new and existing air conditioning systems. Moreover, this edition has been updated to reflect recent developments and issues in the industry, including the increasing use of the Internet in the field. Key features of this edition: New weather data for outside temperature analysis and system design. Expanded information on environmental problems to help readers stay current on issues and regulations. New information about asbestos, including answers about mitigation of harmful effects. Further exploration on scroll compression and how it works in real-world applications.
About the Author
Edward G. Pita is Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor in the Environmental Control Technology Department at New York City Technical College of the City University of New York. He received a B.S. degree from Purdue University, an M.S. degree from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Maryland, all in mechanical engineering. He is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and is a registered professional engineer. In addition to his career as an educator, Dr. Pita was chief mechanical engineer for a large consulting engineering firm responsible for HVAC projects for the United Nations, the State City of the Vatican, the U.S. Capitol, and many other governmental and private clients. He has also worked in applications and systems engineering for the Carrier Corporation and the Worthington Corporation.
Fully up-to-date coverage of human factors engineering—plus online access to interactive demonstrations and exercises
Engineering accomplishments can be as spectacular as a moon landing or as mundane as an uneventful drive to the local grocery store. Their failures can be as devastating as a plane crash or a massive oil spill. Over the past decade, psychologists and engineers have made great strides in understanding how humans interact with complex engineered systems—human engineering.
Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems provides historical context for the discipline and an overview of some of the real-world settings in which human engineering has been successfully applied, including aviation, medicine, computer science, and ground transportation. It presents findings on the nature and variety of human-engineering environments, human capabilities and limitations, and how these factors influence system performance. Important features include:
- Contents organized around the interaction of the human operator with the larger environment to guide the analysis of real-world situations
- A web-based archive of interactive demonstrations, exercises, and links to additional readings and tools applicable to a range of application domains
- Web content customizable for focus on particular areas of study or research
About the Author
ROGER W. REMINGTON is a professor and Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow in the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland. DEBORAH A. BOEHM-DAVIS is a University Professor in the Department of Psychology and Associate Dean in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University. CHARLES L. FOLK is a professor in the Department of Psychology and Director of the Cognitive Science Program at Villanova University.