Handbook of Mechanical Engineering Calculations, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Solve any mechanical engineering problem quickly and easily

This 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
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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
  • 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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