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Using the Engineering Literature Second Edition

Using the Engineering Literature  Second Edition Author Bonnie A. Osif
ISBN-10 9781439850022
Release 2011-08-09
Pages 600
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With the encroachment of the Internet into nearly all aspects of work and life, it seems as though information is everywhere. However, there is information and then there is correct, appropriate, and timely information. While we might love being able to turn to Wikipedia® for encyclopedia-like information or search Google® for the thousands of links on a topic, engineers need the best information, information that is evaluated, up-to-date, and complete. Accurate, vetted information is necessary when building new skyscrapers or developing new prosthetics for returning military veterans While the award-winning first edition of Using the Engineering Literature used a roadmap analogy, we now need a three-dimensional analysis reflecting the complex and dynamic nature of research in the information age. Using the Engineering Literature, Second Edition provides a guide to the wide range of resources available in all fields of engineering. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and features new sections on nanotechnology as well as green engineering. The information age has greatly impacted the way engineers find information. Engineers have an effect, directly and indirectly, on almost all aspects of our lives, and it is vital that they find the right information at the right time to create better products and processes. Comprehensive and up to date, with expert chapter authors, this book fills a gap in the literature, providing critical information in a user-friendly format.



Standard Handbook of Machine Design 2nd Ed Shigley Mischke 1996

Standard Handbook of Machine Design  2nd Ed  Shigley   Mischke  1996 Author The McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN-10
Release 1996-07-26
Pages 1716
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To the late Joseph Edward Shigley Joseph Edward Shigley was awarded bachelor degrees in electrical (1931) and mechanical (1932) engineering by Purdue University, and a master of science in engineering mechanics (1946) by The University of Michigan. His career in engineering education began at Clemson College (1936-1956) and continued at The University of Michigan (1956-1978). Upon retirement, he was named Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering by the Regents in recognition of his outstanding achievement and dedicated service. At the time when Professor Shigley began thinking about his first book on machine design, many designers were unschooled, and textbooks tended to give results with only a brief explanation—they did not offer the reader many tools with which to proceed in other or new directions. Professor Shigley's first book, Machine Design (1956), showed his attention to learning and understanding. That milestone book is currently in its fifth edition. Other books followed, among which are Theory of Machines and Mechanisms (with John J. Uicker, Jr.), Mechanical Engineering Design (with Charles R. Mischke), and Applied Mechanics of Materials. Early in the 1980s, Professor Shigley called Professor Mischke and said, "I've never done a Handbook before; there is no precedent in machine design, and it is time there was one. I propose we do it together. Take a couple of months to consider what ought to be in it, the organization and presentation style. Then we can get together and compare notes." The result was the first edition of the Standard Handbook of Machine Design (1986), which won the Association of American Publishers Award for the best book in engineering and technology published in 1986. Eight Mechanical Designers Workbooks followed. Professor Shigley received recognitions such as the grade of Fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, from which he also received the Mechanisms Committee Award in 1974, the Worcester Reed Warner Medal in 1977, and the Machine Design Award in 1985. I believe he would have given up all the above rather than give up the effect he had as mentor and tutor to students, and in guiding boys toward manhood as a scoutmaster. He indeed made a difference. Charles R. Mischke PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION The introduction of new materials, new processes, and new (or more refined) analytical tools and approaches changes the way in which machines are designed. Complementary to the urge to update and improve, it is useful to look back in order to retain a perspective and appreciate how all this fits into the fabric of machine design methodology. Many of the machine elements we know today were known to the ancients. We have the advantage of improved materials, better manufacturing methods, and finer geometric control, as well as insightful theory and the opportunity to stand on the shoulders of the giants among our predecessors. Assuring the integrity of a contemplated design, its components, and the aggregate machine or mechanism has always been a problem for the engineer. The methods of record include the following: • The Roman method This method, developed in the Macedonia-Roman period, was to replicate a proven, durable design (with some peripheral improvements). Encyclopedic "books" were compiled for the guidance of designers. In strengthlimited designs, the essential thought was, "Don't lean on your element any harder than was done in the durable, extant designs of the past." There are times when contemporary engineers still employ this method. • The factor of safety method (of Philon of Byzantium) In today's terms, one might express this idea as loss-of-function load strength n = : —— = impressed load stress for linear load-stress relations. Alternatively, loss-of-function load Allowable load = n or AA lIlI owabuil e s^t ress = strength n for linear load-stress relations. The factor of safety or design factor was experiential and came to consider uncertainty in load as well as in strength. • The permissible stress method Since the concept of stress was introduced by Cauchy in 1822, some engineers have used the idea of permissible stress with load uncertainty considered, and later with the relevant material strength included, as for example in 0.405, < (aall)bending < 0.605, It is not clear whether the material strength uncertainty is included or not. When the word "allowable" or "permissible" is used among engineers, it is important to clearly define what is, and what is not, included. • Allowable stress by design factor The definition of allowable stress oan is expressed as strength °all = ~^n n


McGraw Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage 2nd Edition

McGraw Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage  2nd Edition Author Mark Lester
ISBN-10 9780071799904
Release 2012-09-11
Pages 367
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Reviews the rules of English grammar, covering such topics as verb forms, subject-verb agreement, punctuation, capitalization, parallelism, who versus whom, and etiquette for digital communication.



WPA Writing Program Administration

WPA  Writing Program Administration Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015067412646
Release 1996
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Using the Agricultural Environmental and Food Literature

Using the Agricultural  Environmental  and Food Literature Author Barbara S. Hutchinson
ISBN-10 9780824743765
Release 2002-07-17
Pages 536
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This text discusses a wide range of print and electronic media to locate hard-to-find documents, navigate poorly indexed subjects and investigate specific research topics and subcategories. It includes a chapter on grey and extension literature covering technical reports and international issues.



Information

Information Author
ISBN-10 UCAL:B3103554
Release 1947
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Handbook of Networked and Embedded Control Systems

Handbook of Networked and Embedded Control Systems Author Dimitrios Hristu-Varsakelis
ISBN-10 0817644040
Release 2007-11-14
Pages 822
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The vast majority of control systems built today are embedded; that is, they rely on built-in, special-purpose digital computers to close their feedback loops. Embedded systems are common in aircraft, factories, chemical processing plants, and even in cars–a single high-end automobile may contain over eighty different computers. The design of embedded controllers and of the intricate, automated communication networks that support them raises many new questions—practical, as well as theoretical—about network protocols, compatibility of operating systems, and ways to maximize the effectiveness of the embedded hardware. This handbook, the first of its kind, provides engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians, and students a broad, comprehensive source of information and technology to address many questions and aspects of embedded and networked control. Separated into six main sections—Fundamentals, Hardware, Software, Theory, Networking, and Applications—this work unifies into a single reference many scattered articles, websites, and specification sheets. Also included are case studies, experiments, and examples that give a multifaceted view of the subject, encompassing computation and communication considerations.



Walford s Guide to Reference Material Science and technology

Walford s Guide to Reference Material  Science and technology Author Albert John Walford
ISBN-10 UOM:39015047531291
Release 1999
Pages 687
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A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: mathematics; astronomy and surveying; physics; chemistry; earth sciences; palaeontology; anthropology; biology; natural history; botany; zoology; patents and interventions; medicine; engineering; transport vehicles; agriculture and livestock; household management; communication; chemical industry; manufactures; industries, trades and crafts; and the building industry.



The Cumulative Book Index

The Cumulative Book Index Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105124517744
Release 1999
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American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015066180434
Release 2006
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El Hi Textbooks and Serials in Print

El Hi Textbooks and Serials in Print Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015054041473
Release 2004
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Epikoin n ste hell nika

Epikoin  n  ste hell  nika Author Kleanthēs Arbanitakēs
ISBN-10 9608464110
Release 2008
Pages 56
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The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography Author Arthur James Wells
ISBN-10 UOM:39015079755198
Release 1968
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El Hi Textbooks Serials in Print 2005

El Hi Textbooks   Serials in Print  2005 Author
ISBN-10 0835246817
Release 2005
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Epikoin n ste Hell nika

Epikoin  n  ste Hell  nika Author Kleanthēs Arvanitakēs
ISBN-10 9607914244
Release 2012
Pages 278
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American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record Author Bowker Editorial Staff
ISBN-10 UOM:39015058392831
Release 1984-04
Pages 1470
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The Central Nervous System

The Central Nervous System Author Per Brodal
ISBN-10 0199701040
Release 2010-03-29
Pages 608
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The Central Nervous System: Structure and Function, Fourth Edition continues the tradition of one of the most respected textbooks in clinical neuroscience by providing medical students the knowledge and understanding of neuroscience as a basis for clinical thinking. While remaining concise and easy to read, the text encourages reflection and critical thinking of established facts and scientific conjecture and will be of interest to medical, graduate, and undergraduate students alike. Prof Per Brodal provides clear descriptions of brain structures and relates them to their functional properties by incorporating data from molecular biology to clinical neurology. The numerous full color line drawings - based on the author's long experience of teaching undergraduate students and new to this edition - make it easier to understand complex structural and functional relationships. Thoroughly revised, this fourth edition goes further in integrating material from all fields of the neurosciences. Now divided into 8 Sections with a total of 34 Chapters, each chapter is introduced by a brief overview of what the student can expect to learn. New material has been incorporated in all chapters while maintaining the scope and coverage that has established The Central Nervous System: Structure and Function as the preeminent neuroscience textbook.