Handbook of Mechanical Engineering Calculations, Second Edition by Tyler G. HicksHandbook of Mechanical Engineering Calculations, Second Edition by Tyler G. Hicks

Handbook of Mechanical Engineering Calculations, Second Edition

byTyler G. Hicks

Hardcover | March 10, 2006

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Solve any mechanical engineering problem quickly and easily

This trusted compendium of calculation methods delivers fast, accurate solutions to the toughest day-to-day mechanical engineering problems. You will find numbered, step-by-step procedures for solving specific problems together with worked-out examples that give numerical results for the calculation.

  • Covers: Power Generation; Plant and Facilities Engineering; Environmental Control; Design Engineering
  • New Edition features methods for automatic and digital control; alternative and renewable energy sources; plastics in engineering design
Tyler G. Hicks, PE, is a consulting engineer who has worked in plant design and operation in a variety of industries, taught at several engineering schools, and lectured in the United States and abroad. He is the author or co-author of over 20 books in engineering and related fields, including McGraw-Hill's Standard Handbook of Enginee...
Title:Handbook of Mechanical Engineering Calculations, Second EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.1 × 6.3 × 2.5 inPublished:March 10, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071458867

ISBN - 13:9780071458863

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Table of Contents

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How to Use This Handbook

Part 1: Power Generation

Section 1: Modern Power-Plant Cycles and Equipment

Section 2: Steam Condensing Systems and Auxiliaries

Section 3: Combustion

Section 4: Steam Generation Equipment and Auxiliaries

Section 5: Feedwater Heating Methods

Section 6: Internal-Combustion Engines

Part 2: Plant and Facilities Engineering

Section 7: Pumps and Pumping Systems

Section 8: Piping and Fluid Flow

Section 9: Air and Gas Compressors and Vacuum Systems

Section 10: Materials Handling

Section 11: Heat Transfer and Heat Exchange

Section 12: Refrigeration

Part 3: Environmental Control

Section 13: Wastewater Treatment and Control

Section 14: Water-Supply and Storm-Water System Design

Section 15: Plumbing and Drainage for Buildings and Other Structures

Section 16: Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning

Section 17: Solar Energy

Section 18: Environmental Control and Energy Conservation

Part 4: Design Engineering

Section 19: Shafts, Flywheels, Pulleys, and Belts for Power Transmission

Section 20: Gear Design and Application

Section 21: Transmissions, Clutches, Roller-Screw Actuators, Couplings, and Speed Control

Section 22: Bearing Design and Selection

Section 23: Spring Selection and Analysis

Section 24: Mechanical and Electrical Brakes

Section 25: Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems Design

Section 26: Metalworking and Nonmetallic Materials Processing