Engineering Round-up

November 27, 2008

An Introductory Text to Bioengineering

Editors: Shu Chien, Peter C.Y. Chen and Y.C. Fung

Edition: Second

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages: 564

Price: £55.00 and £29.00

ISBN 97898107932 and 7949

Covering bioengineering of several body systems, organs, tissues and cells, this integrates physiology with engineering approaches; novel developments in tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, nanoscience and nanotechnology; knowledge in systems biology and bioinformatics; and socio-economic aspects of bioengineering.

Engineering Heat Transfer

Author: William S. Janna

Edition: Third

Publisher: CRC Press

Pages: 664

Price: £49.99

ISBN 9781420072020

This text is a fundamental introduction to heat transfer, with complex mathematics kept to a minimum. Practical examples, problems and applications are used to build an intuitive understanding of heat transfer concepts.

Coastal Processes: Concepts in Coastal Engineering and their Application to Multifarious Environment

Author: Tomoya Shibayama

Edition: First

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages: 300

Price: £39.00

ISBN 9789812813954

This book provides students with concepts in coastal engineering and their application to coastal processes and disaster prevention works. The first part describes basic concepts of coastal engineering; the second part the author's results of 30 years of scientific research on coastal sediment transport.

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Compressibility of Ultra-Soft Soil

Author Myint Win Bo

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 296

Price £29.00

ISBN 97898171889

Bo describes the compression behaviour of ultra-soft soil upon additional load application. Various types of laboratory compression tests suitable for this type of soil are discussed, such as tests using small- and large-scale consolidometers, hydraulic Rowe cells under different drainage conditions, constant rate of loading and constant rate of strain tests.

Haptics for Teleoperated Surgical Robotic Systems

Author M. Tavakoli

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 296

Price £37.00

ISBN 9789812813152

An important obstacle in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) is the significant degradation of haptic feedback (sensation of touch) to the surgeon during the surgical instrument’s interaction with tissue. This monograph is concerned with devices and methods required for incorporating haptic feedback in master-slave robotic MIS systems.

The Physics and Modelling of Mosfets: Surface-Potential Model HiSim

Author Mitiko Miura-Mattausch, Hans Jürgen Mattausch & Tatsuya Ezaki

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 380

Price £37.00

ISBN 9789812568646

The authors discuss the second generation MOS transistor models that are now in urgent demand and being brought into the initial phase of manufacturing applications. It considers how the models are to include the complete drift-diffusion theory using the surface potential variable in the MOS transistor channel in order to give one characterization equation.

Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology

Author Chue San Yoo

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 484

Price £65.00

ISBN 9789812568239

This textbook aims to cover all the information that an engineer needs to know to start a career in the semiconductor industry. It also provides readers with essential background information for semiconductor research. It is written by a professional who has been working in the field for over two decades and teaching the material to university students for the past 15 years. It includes process knowledge from raw material preparation to the passivation of chips in a modular format.

Symplectic Elasticity

Author Weian Yao, Wanxie Zhong, Chee Wah Lim

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 250

Price £39.00

ISBN 97898178705

This book presents a new approach to elasticity based on the Hamiltonian principle and the symplectic duality system where solutions are derived in a rational manner in the symplectic space. It explains the new solution methodology by discussing plane isotropic elasticity, multiple layered plate, anisotropic elasticity, sectorial plate and thin plate bending problems.

Introduction to Micromechanics and Nanomechanics

Author Shaofan Li, Gang Wang

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 516

Price £49.00 and £29.00

ISBN 9789812814142 and 9812814140

Providing the theoretical foundation to micromechanics and its applications in nanomechanics, nanocomposites, dislocation and thin film theories, and configurational mechanics theory, this book also serves as a research monograph by compiling recent developments in dislocation dynamics, numerical simulations of material failure, and homogenisation theories.

Robust Design for Quality Engineering and Six Sigma

Author Sung H Park, Jiju Antony

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 450

Price £49.00

ISBN 97898178673

Written primarily for engineers and researchers, who use statistical robust design for quality engineering, this is also suitable for statisticians who wish to know about the wide range of applications of experimental design in industry.

Dimensional Analysis and Intelligent Experimentation

Author Andrew C Palmer

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 164

Price £17.00

ISBN 97898108199

This book demonstrates what can be done with dimensional analysis through a series of examples, starting with Pythagoras’ theorem and the simple pendulum, and going on to a number of practical examples. In parallel, the book explains the underlying theory, starting with Vaschy’s elegant treatment, whilst avoiding unnecessary complexity.

Fundamentals of Tribology

Fundamentals of Tribology by R Gohar, H Rahnejat

Author R Gohar, H Rahnejat

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 420

Price £39.00

ISBN 9781848161849

Covering tribology in such a way as to provide simple approximate solutions to practical problems, many of the worked and set examples in the book are made easier by using software such as Math CAD. This book aims to be useful to engineering undergraduates and practicing engineers needing a quick solution to tribological problems.

Nonlinear Waves and Offshore Structures

Author Cheung Hun Kim

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 540

Price £29.39

ISBN 9789810248857

Dealing with analyses of nonlinear problems encountered in the design of offshore structures, as well as those that are of immediate practical interest to ocean engineers and designers, this textbook presents conclusions drawn from recent research pertinent to nonlinear waves and their effects on the responses of offshore structures.

Numerical Simulation of Waves and Fronts in Inhomogeneous Solids

Author Arkadi Berezovski, Jüri Engelbrecht, Gérard A Maugin

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 236

Price £48.00

ISBN 9789812832672

Numerical Simulation of Waves and Fronts in Inhomogeneous Solids shows the advanced methods of numerical simulation of waves and fronts propagation in inhomogeneous solids and introduces related important ideas associated with the application of numerical methods for these problems.

Topological Methods for Set-Valued Nonlinear Analysis

Author Enayet U Tarafdar, Mohammad S R Chowdhury

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 628

Price £68.00

ISBN 97898104672

Providing an overview to nonlinear set-valued analysis by topological methods, the coverage includes fixed point theory, degree theory, the KKM principle, variational inequality theory, and applications to best approximation theory, partial equations and boundary value problems.

The Analysis of Harmonic Maps and Their Heat Flows

Author Fanghua Lin, Changyou Wang

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 280

Price £37.00

ISBN 97898179526

The Analysis of Harmonic Maps and Their Heat Flows provides an introduction to the analysis of harmonic maps and their heat flows. The first part of the book contains many important theorems and the second part of the book contains a systematic coverage of heat flow of harmonic maps.

Oscillation Theory of Partial Differential Equations

Author Norio Yoshida

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 330

Price £37.00

ISBN 9789812835437

This book is designed to provide the reader with aspects of oscillation theory of partial differential equations. The objective of oscillation theory is to acquire as much information as possible about the qualitative properties of solutions of differential equations through the analysis of laws governing the distribution of zeros of solutions.

Mean Field Theories and Dual Variation: A Mathematical Profile Emerged in the Nonlinear Hierarchy

Mean Field Theories and Dual Variation: A Mathematical Profile Emerged in the Nonlinear Hierarchy by Takashi Suzuki

Author Takashi Suzuki

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 290

Price £68.00

ISBN 9789078677093

A mathematical theory is introduced in this book to unify a large class of nonlinear partial differential equation (PDE) models for better understanding and analysis of the physical and biological phenomena they represent. This book shows how and why many different nonlinear problems are inter-connected in terms of the properties of duality and scaling, and the way to analyze them mathematically.

Geometric Mechanics, Part I: Dynamics and Symmetry

Geometric Mechanics, Part I: Dynamics and Symmetry by Darryl D Holm

Author Darryl D Holm

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 376

Price £15.00

ISBN 9781848161962

This textbook introduces the tools and language of modern geometric mechanics to advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in mathematics, physics and engineering. It treats the dynamics of ray optics, resonant oscillators and the elastic spherical pendulum from a unified geometric viewpoint, by formulating their solutions using reduction by Lie group symmetries.

Geometric Mechanics, Part II: Rotating, Translating and Rolling

Author Darryl D. Holm

Edition First

Publisher World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages 312

Price £15.00

ISBN 9781848161566

This textbook introduces the tools and language of modern geometric mechanics to advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in mathematics, physics, and engineering. It treats the dynamics of rotating, spinning and rolling rigid bodies from a geometric viewpoint, by formulating their solutions as coadjoint motions generated by Lie groups.

General Thermodynamics

Author Donald Olander

Edition First

Publisher CRC Press

Pages 408

Price £ 39.99

ISBN 9780849374388

Combining elements from mechanical and chemical engineering, chemistry (including electrochemistry), materials science, and biology to present a thorough treatment of thermodynamics. The first half focuses on classical concepts of thermodynamics, whereas the latter half explores field-specific applications, including a unique chapter on biothermodynamics.

Ergonomics for Beginners: A Quick Reference Guide

Author Jan Dul; Bernard Weerdmeester

Edition Third

Publisher CRC Press

Pages 160

Price £15.99

ISBN 9781420077513

This third edition has been revised to address rapid developments in information and communications technology, offering ergonomics advice on topics such as wireless, remote, and hands-free controls and virtual offices. The authors explain the application of a human-centred approach to the design, testing and evaluation of work systems by considering the interrelated set of physical, cognitive, social, organisational and other relevant human factors.

Introduction to Ergonomics

Author R.S. Bridger

Edition Third

Publisher CRC Press

Pages 808

Price £29.99

ISBN 9780849373060

This book contains more than twenty worked examples of ergonomic problem solving and an Instructors’ Manual with solutions to more than 200 problems. It can be used to learn about ergonomics in a variety of ways, depending on the goals of the reader. It provides a general introduction to the field and study sections that delve deeper into special topics.

Ergonomics Laboratory Exercises

Author Timothy Joseph Gallwey; Leonard W. O'Sullivan

Edition First

Publisher CRC Press

Pages 216

Price £25.99

ISBN 9781420067361

Taking an application-oriented, approach, these exercises encourage students to apply rigorous analyses to collected data, and provide results through formal professional reports. The book contains nearly three dozen exercises covering workplace environment, work analysis, information processing, physiological issues, and systems evaluations. Some are pencil and paper exercises, some are stopwatch studies, some require special laboratory equipment, and others are field exercises.

Manufacturing Facilities: Location, Planning, and Design

Author Dileep R. Sule

Edition Third

Publisher CRC Press

Pages 832

Price £49.99

ISBN 9781420044225

This volume provides the information and analytical tools necessary to move from product designs to production plans and then details all of the planning techniques needed to build a manufacturing facility where safety, efficiency, and profit are interdependent. Divided into two parts, the book’s first section describes all the factors involved in setting up a manufacturing plant whereas the second examines subjective aspects.

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