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The standard reference work in engineering for over fifty years…now updated and revised Eshbach’s Handbook of Engineering Fundamentals Fourth Edition The Fourth Edition of Eshbach’s Handbook of Engineering Fundamentals provides comprehensive coverage of major engineering subdivisions, including electronics, controls, fluids, and more, with special emphasis on mechanical engineering. Chapters have been rewritten and revised to combine solid coverage of engineering fundamentals with up-to-date developments in the field since the publication of the previous edition. The Handbook reflects the computer’s growing role in engineering design, practice, and research:
  • provides new material on electromagnetics, circuit theory, and electronic applications
  • includes new material on computer electronics with orientation toward nonelectrical engineers
  • provides expanded coverage of computers and controls
  • treats the field of aerospace engineering with separate chapters on aeronautics and astronauts
Revisions acknowledge the universal use of the hand-held calculator:
  • omits traditional mathematical tables such as sines, cosines
  • includes up-to-date material on units, standards, and measurements
The book also treats the increased importance of control technology with an expanded chapter on the theory and application of control methodology. Eshbach’s Handbook of Engineering Fundamentals provides engineers and students with a single source guide to engineering fundamentals and cutting edge engineering technology.

Contents: Mathematical and Physical Units, Standards, and Tables; Mathematics; Mechanics of Rigid Bodies; Mechanics of Deformable Bodies; Mechanics Of Incompressible Fluids; Aeronautics; Astronautics; Automatic Control; Computer Science; Engineering Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer; Electromagnetics and Circuits; Electronics; Radiation, Light, and Acoustics; Chemistry; Engineering Economics; Properties of Materials. Index.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471890843
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/4/1990
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 2176
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.65 (h) x 2.54 (d)

Meet the Author

About the editor BYRON D. TAPLEY currently holds the Clare Cockrell Williams Centennial Chair in Engineering and has served as Director of the Center for Space Research since it was established in 1981. He joined the aerospace engineering faculty of the University of Texas at Austin in 1960 and served as the chairman of the combined ASE-EM Department from 1966 through 1977. Dr. Tapley received his PhD in engineering mechanics from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and he is a fellow member of AIAA, AGU, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His research interests include orbit mechanics, nonlinear parameter estimation, and the uses of methods from these areas in satellite applications to geodesy, geodynamics, and oceanography. Dr. Tapley is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas.
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Table of Contents

Mathematical and Physical Units, Standards, and Tables.

Mathematics.

Mechanics of Rigid Bodies.

Mechanics of Deformable Bodies.

Mechanics of Incompressible Fluids.

Aeronautics.

Astronautics.

Automatic Control.

Computer Science.

Engineering Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer.

Electromagnetics and Circuits.

Electronics.

Light, Radiation and Acoustics.

Chemistry.

Engineering Economics.

Properties of Materials.

Index.

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