Mechanical Engineers

Automotive Sensors

Automotive Sensors
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$131.95
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$119.00
In Stock Date: 
03/01/2009

John Turner
Joe Watson

Sensors are the eyes, ears, and more, of the modern engineered product or system. The modern automobile would not be what it is today without an entire battery of sensors that monitor, and control, everything from engine performance to passenger safety and comfort. This authoritative reference work, part of Momentum Press’s new Comprehensive Sensors Technology series, edited by Dr. Joe Watson, will offer a complete review of all sensors and their associated controls systems typically found in the modern automotive vehicle.

Cryogenic Systems: Advanced Monitoring, Fault Diagnostics, and Predictive Maintenance

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$49.95
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$29.95
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10/23/2017

Pasquale Arpaia, Mario Girone, Vitaliano Inglese, and Marco Pezzetti

In this book, advanced methods and techniques of monitoring, fault diagnostics, and predictive maintenance for cryogenics are illustrated. In Part I on Background, mainstreams in the related research are reviewed. In Part II of Methods, for monitoring helium distribution and consumption in cryogenic systems for particle accelerators, a virtual flowmeter is presented. Then, for fault diagnostics, two methods, for fault detection on a compressor, and for distributed diagnostics based on a micro-genetic algorithm, are described.

High-Repeatability Data Acquisition Systems for Pulsed Power Converters

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$49.95
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$29.95
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10/15/2017

Pasquale Arpaia, Carlo Baccigalupi, Miguel C. Bastos, and Michele Martino

This book addresses several issues related to the metrological characterization of high-performance pulsed power converters. In the introduction a background and state-of-the-art on measurement systems for highperformance power converters are presented. In industrial applications of high performance power converter metrology, specifications are often given in terms of worst-case uncertainty (WCU). For this reason, an analytical model for predicting the WCU of a measurement system is discussed and detailed for instruments affected by Gaussian noise.

Breast Cancer: Medical Treatment, Side Effects, and Complementary Therapies

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08/07/2017

K.V. Ramani, Hemalatha Ramani, B.S. Ajaikumar, and Riri G. Trivedi

A cancer prognosis has the tendency to knock patients and their family off their feet. Nothing can prepare people for the big “C” and it often feels like they are losing control over their own life, where nothing will be the same again.

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Nanocoatings, Volume I: Applications and Stability

Nanocoatings, Volume I: Applications and Stability
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$49.95
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$29.95
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12/02/2016

Kal R. Sharma

Global market sizes for nanocoatings and coatings are expected to be $14.3 billion and $123 billion, respectively, by the year 2019. Coatings can be classified according to their applications or method of preparation or type of property imparted to the product. They can be either solvent based or water based and may be comprised of polymers or inorganic materials. Nanocoatings with thicknesses less than 100 nm can offer superior performance properties compared with conventional coatings.

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Nanocoatings, Volume II: Solvents, Inks, and Properties

Nanocoatings, Volume II: Solvents, Inks, and Properties
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$49.95
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$29.95
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12/02/2016

Kal R. Sharma

Global market sizes for nanocoatings and coatings are expected to be $14.3 billion and $123 billion, respectively, by the year 2019. Coatings can be classified according to their applications or method of preparation or type of property imparted to the product. They can be either solvent based or water based and may be comprised of polymers or inorganic materials. Nanocoatings with thicknesses less than 100 nm can offer superior performance properties compared with conventional coatings.

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Graphical Thermodynamics and Ideal Gas Power Cycles: Ideal Gas Thermodynamics in Brief

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$29.95
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08/07/2017

Mufid Hilal

In this book, an almost new approach to modern thermodynamics has been applied. One or more useful qualitative discussion statements have been extracted from each equation. These and other important statements were numbered and their titles were situated in an index titled “Hilal and Others’ statements, definitions and rules.” This ensures very quick obtaining of the required statements, rules, definitions, equations, and their theoretical base that will ease readers qualitative discussions and calculations.

High Speed Rail Planning, Policy, and Engineering, Volume I: Overview of Development and Engineering Requirements

High Speed Rail Planning, Policy, and Engineering, Volume I
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02/16/2016

Terry L. Koglin

High Speed Rail Planning, Policy and Engineering looks at the question of where a high-speed passenger rail line would be most productive and how it could be profitable. It investigates the political issues confronting high-speed rail funding and location. This first volume looks at recent achievements in high-speed rail, including record high speeds for trains operating with steel wheels on steel rail. It also covers the history of high-speed rail operations, particularly in the United States.

High Speed Rail Planning, Policy, and Engineering, Volume II: Realizing Plans - Obstacles and Solutions

High Speed Rail Planning, Policy, and Engineering, Volume II
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02/16/2016

Terry L. Koglin

This second volume of High Speed Rail Planning, Policy and Engineering examines one particular potential high-speed rail line in the United States, looking at the possibility of operating high-speed freight trains to help increase revenues to finance the system. The evaluation includes a look at fixed property, track and terminals and patronage.

Optimization of Cooling Systems

Optimization of Cooling Systems
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01/18/2016

David Zietlow

Most energy systems are suboptimized. Businesses and consumers are so focused on initial costs that they underestimate the effect of operating the energy system over its life. This suboptimization creates a fantastic opportunity to not only make a wise decision financially but also reduce the environmental impact of energy systems. There are three simple tools, known to all mechanical engineers, that when added to traditional thermodynamics, enable an engineer to find the true optimum of an energy system.

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