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.
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“Principles of Statistics for Engineers and Scientists” offers the same crystal clear presentation of applied statistics as Bill Navidi’s “Statistics for Engineers and Scientists” text, in a manner especially designed for the needs of a one-semester course that is focused on applications. By presenting ideas in the context of real-world data sets and with plentiful examples of computer output, the book is great for motivating students to understand the importance of statistics in their careers and their lives. The text features a unique approach highlighted by an engaging writing style that explains difficult concepts clearly and the use of contemporary real world data sets to help motivate students and show direct connections to industry and research. While focusing on practical applications of statistics, the text makes extensive use of examples to motivate fundamental concepts and to develop intuition.
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William Navidi is Professor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at the Colorado School of Mines. He received the B.A. degree in mathematics from New College, the M.A. in mathematics from Michigan State University, and the Ph.D. in statistics from the University of California at Berkeley. Professor Navidi has authored more than 50 research papers both in statistical theory and in a wide variety of applications including computer networks, epidemiology, molecular biology, chemical engineering, and geophysics.
This in-depth guide provides all of the up-to-date information needed to perform return-to-service-quality aircraft maintenance and pass FAA Certification Aircraft Maintenance and Repair, Seventh Edition is an essential resource for aviation maintenance students and professionals. It also serves as an exam guide for those preparing for the FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification. Featuring coverage of the latest technologies, this book is ideal for airframe and powerplant mechanics, maintenance managers, liaison engineers, and anyone preparing for these professions. A Student Study Guide parallels the text and provides fill-in-the-blank questions that identify key terms, demonstrates applications of mathematical relationships, and validates learning progress by offering multiple-choice questions. Covers modern aircraft developed since the last revision, such as the Boeing 787, Airbus A-380, modern corporate jets, and new light aircraft Discusses new chemicals and precautions related to composite materials Includes current FAA regulations and requirements Features an eight-page color insert Applies to FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification required to perform and approve aircraft maintenance Addresses the newest maintenance and repair tools and techniques developed for aircraft over the past decade
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Michael Kroes is an aviation practitioner and educator and has more than 35 years of experience in the field. He holds or has held several FAA certifications, including an Airframe & Powerplant Certificate, Inspection Authorization, Designated Mechanic Examiner, Designated Engineering Authority, and a Commercial Pilot’s License. Professor Kroes has worked for some of the top aviation companies, including Raytheon and Allied Signal, and spent 25 years as a professor and Department Head at Purdue University. Recognized as a leading expert on FAA technician certification, he authored a comprehensive study funded by the FAA. This study was used to develop new FAA technician certification content and guidelines. Dr. Ronald Sterkenburg is a professor at the Aviation Technology Department at Purdue University. He is a certificated Airframe & Powerplant mechanic (A & P), holds an Inspector Authorization (IA), and performs the duties as a Designated Mechanic Examiner. Dr. Sterkenburg’s main research interests are in advanced composite materials for aerospace vehicles. He has published many articles, book chapters, and books on all types of aviation maintenance topics.
For courses in Machine Design or anyone interested in understanding the theory behind Machine Design. An integrated, case-based approach to Machine Design Machine Design, 5e presents the subject matter in an up-to-date and thorough manner with a strong design emphasis. This book emphasizes failure theory and analysis as well as the synthesis and design aspects of machine elements. The book points out the commonality of the analytical approaches needed to design a wide variety of elements and emphasizes the use of computer-aided engineering as an approach to the design and analysis of these classes of problems.
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Robert L. Norton earned undergraduate degrees in both mechanical engineering and industrial technology at Northeastern University and an MS in engineering design at Tufts University. He is a registered professional engineer in Massachusetts. He has extensive industrial experience in engineering design and manufacturing and many years’ experience teaching mechanical engineering, engineering design, computer science, and related subjects at Northeastern University, Tufts University, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. At Polaroid Corporation for 10 years, he designed cameras, related mechanisms, and high-speed automated machinery. He spent three years at Jet Spray Cooler Inc., designing food-handling machinery and products. For five years he helped develop artificial-heart and noninvasive assisted-circulation (counterpulsation) devices at the Tufts New England Medical Center and Boston City Hospital. Since leaving industry to join academia, he has continued as an independent consultant on engineering projects ranging from disposable medical products to high-speed production machinery. He holds 13 U.S. patents. Norton has been on the faculty of Worcester Polytechnic Institute since 1981 and is currently the Milton P. Higgins II Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Russell P. Searle Distinguished Instructor, Head of the Design Group in that department, and the Director of the Gillette Project Center at WPI. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical engineering with emphasis on design, kinematics, vibrations, and dynamics of machinery. He is the author of numerous technical papers and journal articles covering kinematics, dynamics of machinery, cam design and manufacturing, computers in education, and engineering education and of the texts Design of Machinery, Machine Design: An Integrated Approach and the Cam Design and Manufacturing Handbook. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers. But, since his main interest is in teaching, he is most proud of the fact that, in 2007, he was chosen as U. S. Professor of the Year for the State of Massachusetts by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, who jointly present the only national awards for teaching excellence given in the United States of America.