Wiley Engineer's Desk Reference: A Concise Guide for the Professional Engineer / Edition 2

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Overview

This is the second edition of a best-selling guide to every topic that engineers need to apply in their day-to-day jobs. Updated to include new information on composite materials, semiconductors and computer applications, the new edition also covers new materials as well as air pollution as it relates to the material on combustion engineering.

The Reference of Choice for Today's Engineer.

Revised, expanded, updated — and ready to use!

Every engineer should have a copy of the bestselling Wiley Engineer's Desk Reference — the ideal all-in-one resource for practical engineering applications and daily problem solving. Now fully updated to address the latest developments in theory and practice, this brand-new Second Edition balances authoritative coverage of classical engineering topics with new material on state-of-the-art subjects such as composites, lasers, automatic data collection, and more.

No other book on the market covers the broad spectrum of engineering in as concise a fashion. So whether you're looking for a specific piece of data or general background knowledge, this conveniently sized ready reference puts the information you need right at your fingertips. Contents include: * Mathematics * Mechanics and materials * Hydraulics * Structures * Thermodynamics * Electricity and electronics * Process control * Statistics and economics * Energy sources * Engineering practice * The design process * Tables and reference data.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471168270
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/24/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 712
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 9.49 (h) x 1.66 (d)

Meet the Author

SANFORD I. HEISLER is President of Heisler Associates, an engineering and project management consulting firm. He has almost forty years of design, field engineering, and project management experience in the power, mining, industrial, and aerospace fields and is a registered engineer in both Pennsylvania and California. He is an arbitrator for Large Complex Cases for the American Arbitration Association and is a guest lecturer at universities in the United States and abroad. He is the author of several other books, including The Wiley Project Engineer's Desk Reference.
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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Mathematics 1
2 Mechanics/Materials 79
3 Structures 159
4 Fluid Mechanics 217
5 Thermodynamics/Heat Transfer 257
6 Electricity and Electronics 291
7 Controls 413
8 Economics/Statistics 453
9 Energy Sources 483
10 The Design Process 521
11 Engineering Operations 573
12 Tables 595
Index 675
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