Industrial Heating

Author: Yeshvant V. Deshmukh
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420027557
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Industry relies on heating for a wide variety of processes involving a broad range of materials. Each process and material requires heating methods suitable to its properties and the desired outcome. Despite this, the literature lacks a general reference on design techniques for heating, especially for small- and medium-sized applications. Industrial Heating: Principles, Techniques, Materials, Applications, and Design fills this gap, presenting design information for both traditional and modern heating processes and auxiliary techniques. The author leverages more than 40 years of experience into this comprehensive, authoritative guide. The book opens with fundamental topics in steady state and transient heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and aerodynamics, emphasizing analytical concepts over mathematical rigor. A discussion of fuels, their combustion, and combustion devices follows, along with waste incineration and its associated problems. The author then examines techniques related to heating, such as vacuum technology, pyrometry, protective atmosphere, and heat exchangers as well as refractory, ceramic, and metallic materials and their advantages and disadvantages. Useful appendices round out the presentation, supplying information on underlying principles such as pressure and thermal diffusivity. Replete with illustrations, examples, and solved problems, Industrial Heating provides a much-needed treatment of all aspects of heating systems, reflecting the advances in both process and technology over the past half-century.

Principles of Composite Material Mechanics Third Edition

Author: Ronald F. Gibson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439850054
Format: PDF
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Principles of Composite Material Mechanics, Third Edition presents a unique blend of classical and contemporary mechanics of composites technologies. While continuing to cover classical methods, this edition also includes frequent references to current state-of-the-art composites technology and research findings. New to the Third Edition Many new worked-out example problems, homework problems, figures, and references An appendix on matrix concepts and operations Coverage of particle composites, nanocomposites, nanoenhancement of conventional fiber composites, and hybrid multiscale composites Expanded coverage of finite element modeling and test methods Easily accessible to students, this popular bestseller incorporates the most worked-out example problems and exercises of any available textbook on mechanics of composite materials. It offers a rich, comprehensive, and up-to-date foundation for students to begin their work in composite materials science and engineering. A solutions manual and PowerPoint presentations are available for qualifying instructors.

Mechanical Vibration

Author: Haym Benaroya
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420080571
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control simply and comprehensively addresses the fundamental principles of vibration theory, emphasizing its application in solving practical engineering problems. The authors focus on strengthening engineers’ command of mathematics as a cornerstone for understanding vibration, control, and the ways in which uncertainties affect analysis. It provides a detailed exploration and explanation of the essential equations involved in modeling vibrating systems and shows readers how to employ MATLAB® as an advanced tool for analyzing specific problems. Forgoing the extensive and in-depth analysis of randomness and control found in more specialized texts, this straightforward, easy-to-follow volume presents the format, content, and depth of description that the authors themselves would have found useful when they first learned the subject. The authors assume that the readers have a basic knowledge of dynamics, mechanics of materials, differential equations, and some knowledge of matrix algebra. Clarifying necessary mathematics, they present formulations and explanations to convey significant details. The material is organized to afford great flexibility regarding course level, content, and usefulness in self-study for practicing engineers or as a text for graduate engineering students. This work includes example problems and explanatory figures, biographies of renowned contributors, and access to a website providing supplementary resources. These include an online MATLAB primer featuring original programs that can be used to solve complex problems and test solutions.

Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering

Author: Karl-Heinrich Grote
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540491317
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This resource covers all areas of interest for the practicing engineer as well as for the student at various levels and educational institutions. It features the work of authors from all over the world who have contributed their expertise and support the globally working engineer in finding a solution for today‘s mechanical engineering problems. Each subject is discussed in detail and supported by numerous figures and tables.

Industrial and Process Furnaces

Author: Barrie Jenkins
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080558062
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Industrial and Process Furnaces provides a comprehensive reference to all aspects of furnace operation and design, with coverage of key topics that plant and process engineers and operators need to understand, including the combustion process and its control, furnace fuels, efficiency, burner design and selection, aerodynamics, heat release profiles, furnace atmosphere, safety and emissions. * Helps to understand complex heat and mass transfer and combustion problems * Outlines the key elements of furnace theory for optimum design * Shows how to achieve best possible furnace operation * Practical, stepped approach breaks topics down to their constituent parts for clarity and easier solution * Practical examples further assist in the analysis of real-world problems Developed by authors with experience of a wide range of industrial applications, this book is written for chemical and process engineers, mechanical, design and combustion engineers and students. It is ideal for both task-based problem solving and more detailed analysis work. * Up-to-date and comprehensive reference covering not only the principles of best practice operation but also the essential elements of furnace theory and design that are essential for engineers and all practitioners who use or work with furnaces, ovens and combustion based systems * Invaluable coverage of all key process furnace applications; an ideal resource for chemical and process, mechanical, design and combustion engineers and students for both task based problem solving and more detailed analysis work. * Takes a holistic, stepped approach to complex heat and mass transfer and combustion problems, breaking topics down to their constituent parts for easy understanding and solution * Case studies and practical examples further assist in the application of complex analysis to real-world problems * Unlike other books written specifically on combustion or furnace operation, this book covers all aspects of furnace and combustion operation, including the combustion process and its control, furnace fuels, efficiency, burner design and selection, aerodynamics, heat release profiles, furnace atmosphere ad emissions, and brings all these elements together to show how to achieve optimum design and operation. * Practical chapters on fuel handling, furnace control, emissions control and regulations, construction and maintenance practice ensure that this book provides the most comprehensive single reference on Industrial Furnaces available.

Mechanical Engineering and Technology

Author: Tianbiao Zhang
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642273297
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The volume includes a set of selected papers extended and revised from the 2011 International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Technology, held on London, UK, November 24-25, 2011. Mechanical engineering technology is the application of physical principles and current technological developments to the creation of useful machinery and operation design. Technologies such as solid models may be used as the basis for finite element analysis (FEA) and / or computational fluid dynamics (CFD) of the design. Through the application of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), the models may also be used directly by software to create "instructions" for the manufacture of objects represented by the models, through computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining or other automated processes, without the need for intermediate drawings. This volume covers the subject areas of mechanical engineering and technology, and also covers interdisciplinary subject areas of computers, communications, control and automation. We hope that researchers, graduate students and other interested readers benefit scientifically from the book and also find it stimulating in the process.

Handbook of Air Conditioning Heating and Ventilating

Author: Eugene Stamper
Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.
ISBN: 9780831111243
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This comprehensive and acclaimed volume provides a wealth of practical information on the design, installation, and operation of air conditioning, heating, and ventilating systems.

Mechanical Engineer s Reference Book

Author: A. Parrish
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483192229
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Mechanical Engineer’s Reference Book: 11th Edition presents a comprehensive examination of the use of Systéme International d’ Unités (SI) metrication. It discusses the effectiveness of such a system when used in the field of engineering. It addresses the basic concepts involved in thermodynamics and heat transfer. Some of the topics covered in the book are the metallurgy of iron and steel; screw threads and fasteners; hole basis and shaft basis fits; an introduction to geometrical tolerancing; mechanical working of steel; high strength alloy steels; advantages of making components as castings; and basic theories of material properties. The definitions and classifications of refractories are fully covered. An in-depth account of the mechanical properties of non-ferrous materials is provided. Different fabrication techniques are completely presented. A chapter is devoted to description of tubes for water, gas, sanitation, and heating services. Another section focuses on the accountant's measure of productivity. The book can provide useful information to engineers, metallurgists, students, and researchers.

Heat Exchanger Design Handbook Second Edition

Author: Kuppan Thulukkanam
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439842124
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Completely revised and updated to reflect current advances in heat exchanger technology, Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, Second Edition includes enhanced figures and thermal effectiveness charts, tables, new chapter, and additional topics––all while keeping the qualities that made the first edition a centerpiece of information for practicing engineers, research, engineers, academicians, designers, and manufacturers involved in heat exchange between two or more fluids. See What’s New in the Second Edition: Updated information on pressure vessel codes, manufacturer’s association standards A new chapter on heat exchanger installation, operation, and maintenance practices Classification chapter now includes coverage of scrapped surface-, graphite-, coil wound-, microscale-, and printed circuit heat exchangers Thorough revision of fabrication of shell and tube heat exchangers, heat transfer augmentation methods, fouling control concepts and inclusion of recent advances in PHEs New topics like EMbaffle®, Helixchanger®, and Twistedtube® heat exchanger, feedwater heater, steam surface condenser, rotary regenerators for HVAC applications, CAB brazing and cupro-braze radiators Without proper heat exchanger design, efficiency of cooling/heating system of plants and machineries, industrial processes and energy system can be compromised, and energy wasted. This thoroughly revised handbook offers comprehensive coverage of single-phase heat exchangers—selection, thermal design, mechanical design, corrosion and fouling, FIV, material selection and their fabrication issues, fabrication of heat exchangers, operation, and maintenance of heat exchangers —all in one volume.