Handbook of Mechanical Engineering Calculations, Second Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/10/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Solve any mechanical engineering problem quickly and easilyThis trusted compendium of calculation methods delivers fast, accurate solutions to the toughest day-to-day mechanical engineering problems. You will find numbered, step-by-step procedures for solving specific problems together with worked-out examples that give numerical results for the calculation. Covers: Power Generation; Plant and Facilities Engineering; Environmental Control; Design Engineering New Edition features methods for automatic and digital control; alternative and renewable energy sources; plastics in engineering design

Author Biography

Tyler Hicks is a consulting engineer and the author of numerous engineering titles.

Table of Contents

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How to Use This Handbook

Part 1: Power Generation

Section 1: Modern Power-Plant Cycles and Equipment

Section 2: Steam Condensing Systems and Auxiliaries

Section 3: Combustion

Section 4: Steam Generation Equipment and Auxiliaries

Section 5: Feedwater Heating Methods

Section 6: Internal-Combustion Engines

Part 2: Plant and Facilities Engineering

Section 7: Pumps and Pumping Systems

Section 8: Piping and Fluid Flow

Section 9: Air and Gas Compressors and Vacuum Systems

Section 10: Materials Handling

Section 11: Heat Transfer and Heat Exchange

Section 12: Refrigeration

Part 3: Environmental Control

Section 13: Wastewater Treatment and Control

Section 14: Water-Supply and Storm-Water System Design

Section 15: Plumbing and Drainage for Buildings and Other Structures

Section 16: Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning

Section 17: Solar Energy

Section 18: Environmental Control and Energy Conservation

Part 4: Design Engineering

Section 19: Shafts, Flywheels, Pulleys, and Belts for Power Transmission

Section 20: Gear Design and Application

Section 21: Transmissions, Clutches, Roller-Screw Actuators, Couplings, and Speed Control

Section 22: Bearing Design and Selection

Section 23: Spring Selection and Analysis

Section 24: Mechanical and Electrical Brakes

Section 25: Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems Design

Section 26: Metalworking and Nonmetallic Materials Processing



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