Handbook of Mechanical Engineering Calculations, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

Solve Any Mechanical Engineering Problem — Quickly and Accurately!

Get fast, accurate solutions to virtually any day-to-day mechanical engineering problem with the revised Handbook of Mechanical Engineering Calculations, Second Edition. This update of Tyler Hicks' classic work equips you with numbered, step-by-step procedures for solving specific problems, together with worked-out examples that give numerical results for the calculations. The Handbook offers expert solutions to thousands of mechanical engineering problems, all logically organized under four headings: power generation…plant and facilities engineering…environmental control…and design engineering. Ranging from power plant equipment, combustion, compressors, heat exchanges, and refrigeration…to wastewater treatment, HVAC, machine design, and metalworking, this reference will help you obtain on-target results with maximum efficiency. The Second Edition features include:

  • Cutting-edge calculation procedures for design engineering advances in shafts,bearings, springs, and brakes
  • The latest automatic and digital control calculations
  • Numerous worked-out examples in USCS and SI units
  • Helpful numbered steps showing the exact procedure for computing desired results
  • A wealth of information new to the Second Edition on alternative and renewable energy, gas turbine installations, plastics, pumps and piping, refrigerants, plumbing, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, space humidification systems, and much more

Get Step-by-Step Procedures for Solving Problems in:

  • POWER GENERATION
  • PLANT AND FACILITIES ENGINEERING
  • ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
  • DESIGN ENGINEERING
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071458863
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/28/2006
  • Series: Handbook Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1436
  • Sales rank: 570,229
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 2.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Tyler G. Hicks, PE, is a consulting engineer who has worked in plant design and operation in a variety of industries, taught at several engineering schools, and lectured in the United States and abroad. He is the author or co-author of over 20 books in engineering and related fields, including McGraw-Hill's Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations, Fourth Edition, and Standard Handbook for Consulting Engineering, Second Edition.

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Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Modern power-plant cycles and equipment
Sect. 2 Steam condensing systems and auxiliaries
Sect. 3 Combustion
Sect. 4 Steam generation equipment and auxiliaries
Sect. 5 Feedwater heating methods
Sect. 6 Internal-combustion engines
Sect. 7 Pumps and pumping systems
Sect. 8 Piping and fluid flow
Sect. 9 Air and gas compressors and vacuum systems
Sect. 10 Materials handling
Sect. 11 Heat transfer and heat exchange
Sect. 12 Refrigeration
Sect. 13 Wastewater treatment and control
Sect. 14 Water-supply and storm-water system design
Sect. 15 Plumbing and drainage for buildings and other structures
Sect. 16 Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning
Sect. 17 Solar energy
Sect. 18 Environmental control and energy conservation
Sect. 19 Shafts, flywheels, pulleys, and belts for power transmission
Sect. 20 Gear design and application
Sect. 21 Transmissions, clutches, roller-screw actuators, couplings, and speed control
Sect. 22 Bearing design and selection
Sect. 23 Spring selection and analysis
Sect. 24 Mechanical and electrical brakes
Sect. 25 Hydraulic and pneumatic systems design
Sect. 26 Metalworking and nonmetallic materials processing
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