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An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

by Jonathan Wickert (Author)
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This richly illustrated text reflects the experiences and philosophy of the author as is presented in his introductory course, Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering, currently being taught at Iowa State University. Dr. Wickert introduces students to the vocabulary, skills, applications, and excitement of the mechanical engineering profession. The text balances problem solving skills, communications skills, design engineering analysis, real world applications and practical technology.



Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam, 15th Ed

Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam, 15th Ed

by Michael R. Lindeburg PE (Author)
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Upgrade your review with PPI’s Civil PE prep course and a passing guarantee. This prep course provides expert instruction, a structured syllabus, PPI's #1 selling review materials, and convenient online viewing from the comfort of home or on the go. Visit ppi2pass to learn more and enroll.

Comprehensive Civil PE Exam Coverage

The Civil Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the NCEES Civil PE exam. This book's time-tested organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you quickly get up to speed with common civil engineering concepts. Together, the 90 chapters provide an in-depth review of all of the topics, codes, and standards listed in the NCEES Civil PE specifications. The extensive index contains thousands of entries, with multiple entries included for each topic, so you can find the topics referenced no matter how you search. This book features:over 100 appendices containing essential support materialover 500 clarifying examplesover 550 common civil engineering terms defined in an easy-to-use glossarythousands of equations, figures, and tablesindustry-standard terminology and nomenclatureequal support of U.S. customary and SI unitsAfter you pass your exam, the Civil Engineering Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your civil engineering career.

Exam Topics CoveredCivil Breadth: Project Planning; Means and Methods; Soil Mechanics; Structural Mechanics; Hydraulics and Hydrology; Geometrics; Materials; Site DevelopmentConstruction: Earthwork Construction and Layout; Estimating Quantities and Costs; Construction Operations and Methods; Scheduling; Material Quality Control and Production; Temporary Structures; Health and Safety. For additional Construction Depth coverage, check out the Construction Depth Reference Manual.Geotechnical Site Characterization; Soil Mechanics, Laboratory Testing, and Analysis; Field Materials Testing, Methods, and Safety; Earthquake Engineering and Dynamic Loads; Earth Structures; Groundwater and Seepage; Problematic Soil and Rock Conditions; Earth Retaining Structures; Shallow Foundations; Deep FoundationsStructural: Analysis of Structures; Design and Details of Structures; Codes and Construction. For additional Structural coverage, check out the Structural Engineering Reference Manual.Transportation: Traffic Engineering; Horizontal Design; Vertical Design; Intersection Geometry; Roadside and Cross-Section Design; Signal Design; Traffic Control Design; Geotechnical and Pavement; Drainage; Alternatives Analysis. For additional Transportation Depth coverage, check out the Transportation Depth Reference Manual.Water Resources and Environmental: Analysis and Design; Hydraulics–Closed Conduit; Hydraulics–Open Channel; Hydrology; Groundwater and Wells; Wastewater Collection and Treatment; Water Quality; Drinking Water Distribution and Treatment; Engineering Economic Analysis



Engineering Thermodynamics: An Introductory Textbook

Engineering Thermodynamics: An Introductory Textbook

by J.B. Jones (Author), G.A. Hawkins (Author)

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Designed for junior-level engineering students, this text offers detailed coverage of classical thermodynamics and features extensive use of second law analyses, including availability and irreversibility. Special example problems address matters of analysis, form, and units. Also includes problems that can be solved using computers and uses both English and SI units throughout.



Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals and Applications (Mechanical Engineering)

Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals and Applications (Mechanical Engineering)

by Yunus Cengel (Author), Afshin Ghajar (Author)
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With complete coverage of the basic principles of heat transfer and a broad range of applications in a flexible format, Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals and Applications, by Yunus Cengel and Afshin Ghajar provides the perfect blend of fundamentals and applications. The text provides a highly intuitive and practical understanding of the material by emphasizing the physics and the underlying physical phenomena involved. This text covers the standard topics of heat transfer with an emphasis on physics and real-world every day applications, while de-emphasizing mathematical aspects. This approach is designed to take advantage of students' intuition, making the learning process easier and more engaging.



Foundations of Materials Science and Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

Foundations of Materials Science and Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

by William Smith (Author), Javad Hashemi (Author)
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Smith/Hashemi's Foundations of Materials Science and Engineering, 5/e provides an eminently readable and understandable overview of engineering materials for undergraduate students. This edition offers a fully revised chemistry chapter and a new chapter on biomaterials as well as a new taxonomy for homework problems that will help students and instructors gauge and set goals for student learning. Through concise explanations, numerous worked-out examples, a wealth of illustrations & photos, and a brand new set of online resources, the new edition provides the most student-friendly introduction to the science & engineering of materials. The extensive media package available with the text provides Virtual Labs, tutorials, and animations, as well as image files, case studies, FE Exam review questions, and a solutions manual and lecture PowerPoint files for instructors.



Nuclear Energy, Seventh Edition: An Introduction to the Concepts, Systems, and Applications of Nuclear Processes

Nuclear Energy, Seventh Edition: An Introduction to the Concepts, Systems, and Applications of Nuclear Processes

by Raymond Murray (Author), Keith E. Holbert (Author)
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Nuclear Energy is one of the most popular texts ever published on basic nuclear physics, systems, and applications of nuclear energy. This newest edition continues the tradition of offering a holistic treatment of everything the undergraduate engineering student needs to know in a clear and accessible way. The book presents a comprehensive overview of radioactivity, radiation protection, nuclear reactors, waste disposal, and nuclear medicine. The seventh edition is restructured into three parts: Basic Concepts, Nuclear Power (including new chapters on nuclear power plants and introduction to reactor theory), and Radiation and Its Uses. Part Two in particular has been updated with current developments, including a new section on Reactor Safety and Security (with a discussion of the Fukushima Diiachi accident); updated information on naval and space propulsion; and revised and updated information on radioactive waste storage, transportation, and disposal. Part Three features new content on biological effects of radiation, radiation standards, and radiation detection.Coverage of energy economics integrated into appropriate chaptersMore worked examples and end of chapter exercisesUpdated final chapter on nuclear explosions for current geopolitical developments



Engineering with Excel (4th Edition)

Engineering with Excel (4th Edition)

by Ronald W. Larsen (Author)
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For introductory courses in Engineering and Computing Based on¿Excel 2010, Engineering with Excel, 4e takes a comprehensive look at using Excel in engineering.¿ This book focuses on applications and is intended to serve as both a textbook and a reference for students.



Fundamentals of Graphics Communication (Engineering Graphics)

Fundamentals of Graphics Communication (Engineering Graphics)

by Gary Bertoline (Author), Eric Wiebe (Author), Nathan Hartman (Author), William Ross (Author)
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A thoroughly contemporary approach to teaching essential engineering graphics skills has made Fundamentals of Graphics Communication the leading textbook in introductory engineering graphics courses. The sixth edition continues to integrate design concepts and the use of CAD into its outstanding coverage of the basic visualization and sketching techniques that enable students to create and communicate graphic ideas effectively. As in past editions, the authors have included many examples of how graphics communication pertains to "real-world" engineering design, including current industry practices and breakthroughs. A website provides additional resources such as an image library, animations, and quizzes.



Engineering Mechanics: Statics (12th Edition)

Engineering Mechanics: Statics (12th Edition)

by Russell C. Hibbeler (Author)
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In his substantial revision of Engineering Mechanics, R.C. Hibbeler empowers students to succeed in the whole learning experience.  Hibbeler achieves this by calling on his everyday classroom experience and his knowledge of how students learn inside and outside of lecture.    In addition to over 50% new homework problems, the twelfth edition introduces the new elements of Conceptual Problems , Fundamental Problems and MasteringEngineering , the most technologically advanced online tutorial and homework system. 



Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering (8th Edition) (Prentice Hall International Series in the Physical and Chemical Engineering Sciences)

Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering (8th Edition) (Prentice Hall International Series in the Physical and Chemical Engineering Sciences)

by David M. Himmelblau (Author), James B. Riggs (Author)
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The Number One Guide to Chemical Engineering Principles, Techniques, Calculations, and Applications: Now Even More Current, Efficient, and Practical   Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering, Eighth Edition goes far beyond traditional introductory chemical engineering topics, presenting applications that reflect the full scope of contemporary chemical, petroleum, and environmental engineering. Celebrating its fiftieth Anniversary as the field’s leading practical introduction, it has been extensively updated and reorganized to cover today’s principles and calculations more efficiently, and to present far more coverage of bioengineering, nanoengineering, and green engineering.   Offering a strong foundation of skills and knowledge for successful study and practice, it guides students through formulating and solving material and energy balance problems, as well as describing gases, liquids, and vapors. Throughout, the authors introduce efficient, consistent, student-friendly methods for solving problems, analyzing data, and gaining a conceptual, application-based understanding of modern chemical engineering processes. This edition’s improvements include many new problems, examples, and homework assignments.   Coverage includes Modular chapters designed to support introductory chemical engineering courses of any length
Thorough introductions to unit conversions, basis selection, and process measurements Consistent, sound strategies for solving material and energy balance problems Clear introductions to key concepts ranging from stoichiometry to enthalpy Behavior of gases, liquids, and solids: ideal/real gases, single component two-phase systems, gas-liquid systems, and more Self-assessment questions to help readers identify areas they don’t fully understand
Thought/discussion and homework problems in every chapter
New biotech and bioengineering problems throughout
New examples and homework on nanotechnology, environmental engineering, and green engineering
Extensive tables, charts, and glossaries in each chapte
Many new student projects
Reference appendices presenting atomic weights and numbers, Pitzer Z factors, heats of formation and combustion, and more   Practical, readable, and exceptionally easy to use, Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering, Eighth Edition, is the definitive chemical engineering introduction for students, license candidates, practicing engineers, and scientists.   CD-ROM INCLUDES The latest Polymath trial software for solving linear, nonlinear, and differential equations and regression problems
Point-and-click physical property database containing 700+ compounds Supplemental Problems Workbook containing 100+ solved problems
Descriptions and animations of modern process equipment Chapters on degrees of freedom, process simulation, and unsteady-state material balances
Expert advice for beginners on problem-solving in chemical engineering  



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