Mechanical Engineering: License Review / Edition 7

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This core textbook for the mechanical PE exam features: Over 225 solved examples; Easy-to-use charts, tables, and formulas. Table of Contents: Mechanics of Materials; Thermodynamics; Fluid Mechanics; Heat Transfer; Machine Design; Pump and Hydraulics; Fans, Blowers and Compressors; Fuel and Combustion Products; Steam Power; Internal-Combustion Engines and Cycles; Gas Turbines, Nozzles and High Speed Flow; Refrigeration; Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning; Engineering Economics. @By: Jerry H. Hamelink, PhD, PE and John D. Constance, PE

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781419516511
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2006
  • Series: PE Exam Preparation Ser.
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 350
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     vii
Mechanics of Materials     1
Statics     1
Dynamics     7
Thermodynamics     19
Fluid Mechanics     43
Hydrostatics     43
Hydrodynamics     45
Heat Transfer     59
Conduction     59
Film Concept and Convection     64
Pipe Insulation     68
Fouling Factors     69
Mean Temperature Difference     70
Radiation     73
Machine Design     77
Gears     98
Mechanisms     101
Pumps and Hydraulics     105
Pump Head     107
Pump Performance Curve     107
Change of Performance     109
Pump Selection and System-Head Curve     111
Centrifugal Pumps in Parallel or Series Operation     113
Specific Speed     115
Cavitation     117
NPSH and the Centrifugal Pump     118
Fans, Blowers, and Compressors     125
Fans and Blowers     125
Air and Gas Compressors     130
Fuels and Combustion Products     141
Theoretical Air forCombustion     141
Excess Air     143
Molar Analysis     145
Steam Power     155
Testing of Steam-Generating Units     155
Performance of Boilers     157
Steam Engines     163
Steam Turbines and Cycles     165
The Mercury-Vapor Cycle     174
Internal-Combustion Engines and Cycles     179
Actual Indicator Cards-Otto Cycle     179
Gasoline Engine-Compression Ratio and Fuel Economy     181
Gasoline Engine-Compression Ratio and Exhaust Temperature     181
Work for Otto Cycle     182
The Diesel Cycle     184
Gas Turbines, Nozzles, and High Speed Flow     193
Refrigeration     207
Refrigerants     207
Refrigerating Terms     208
Compression Refrigeration Cycle     210
Displacement of the Vapor-Compression Machine     211
Carnot Cycle for Refrigeration     214
Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning     219
Heating     220
Ventilating     224
Air Conditioning     228
Engineering Economics     247
Suggested Study Reference List      285
Index     289
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