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Magnificent Principia: Exploring Isaac Newton's Masterpiece

by Colin Pask

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg has written that "all that has happened since 1687 is a gloss on the Principia." Now you too can appreciate the significance of this stellar work, regarded by many as the greatest...

Backyard Ballistics: Build Potato Cannons, Paper Match Rockets, Cincinnati Fire Kites, Tennis Ball Mortars, and More Dynamite Devices

by William Gurstelle

This bestselling DIY handbook now features new and expanded projects, enabling ordinary folks to construct 16 awesome ballistic devices in their garage or basement workshops using inexpensive household or hardware...

Elasticity in Engineering Mechanics

by Arthur P. Boresi, Kenneth P. Chong & James D. Lee

Elasticity in Engineering Mechanics has been prized by many aspiring and practicing engineers as an easy-to-navigate guide to an area of engineering science that is fundamental to aeronautical, civil, and mechanical...

An Introduction to Computational Fluid Mechanics by Example

by Sedat Biringen & Chuen-Yen Chow

This new book builds on the original classic textbook entitled: An Introduction to Computational Fluid Mechanics by C. Y. Chow which was originally published in 1979. In the decades that have passed since this...

The Theoretical Minimum: What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics

by Leonard Susskind & George Hrabovsky

A world-class physicist and a citizen scientist combine forces to teach Physics 101—the DIY way

The Theoretical Minimum is a book for anyone who has ever regretted not taking physics in college—or who simply...

Mechanical Vibration and Shock Analysis, Specification Development

by Christian Lalanne

Everything engineers need to know about mechanical vibration and one authoritative reference work!

This fully updated and revised 3rd edition addresses the entire field of mechanical vibration and...

Mechanical Vibration and Shock Analysis, Fatigue Damage

by Christian Lalanne

Fatigue damage in a system with one degree of freedom is one of the two criteria applied when comparing the severity of vibratory environments. The same criterion is also used for a specification representing...

Mechanical Vibration and Shock Analysis, Random Vibration

by Christian Lalanne

The vast majority of vibrations encountered in the real environment are random in nature. Such vibrations are intrinsically complicated and this volume describes the process that enables us to simplify the required...

Mechanical Vibration and Shock Analysis, Mechanical Shock

by Christian Lalanne

This volume considers the shock response spectrum, its various definitions, properties and the assumptions involved in its calculation. In developing the practical application of these concepts, the forms of...

Mechanical Vibration and Shock Analysis, Sinusoidal Vibration

by Christian Lalanne

Everything engineers need to know about mechanical vibration and one authoritative reference work!

This fully updated and revised 3rd edition addresses the entire field of mechanical vibration and...

Fundamentals of Strength: Principles, Experiment, and Applications of an Internal State Variable Constitutive Formulation

by Paul S. Follansbee & George T. Gray

Offers data, examples, and applications supporting the use of the mechanical threshold stress (MTS) model

Written by Paul S. Follansbee, an international authority in the field, this book explores the underlying...

Turbulent Multiphase Flows with Heat and Mass Transfer

by Roland Borghi & Fabien Anselmet

Numerous industrial systems or natural environments involve multiphase flows with heat and mass transfer. The authors of this book present the physical modeling of these flows, in a unified way, which can include...

Water on Earth

by Christophe L?cuyer

The presence of water on Earth is discussed in this book using various theories about its origin as a basis. These theories include a massive degassing of the primitive parent bodies that built our planet as...

Fatigue Testing and  Analysis: Theory and Practice

by Jwo Pan, Richard Hathaway & Yung-Li Lee

Fatigue Testing and Analysis: Theory and Practice presents the latest, proven techniques for fatigue data acquisition, data analysis, and test planning and practice. More specifically, it covers the most comprehensive...

Wave Propagation in Fluids: Models and Numerical Techniques

by Vincent Guinot

This book presents the physical principles of wave propagation in fluid mechanics and hydraulics. The mathematical techniques that allow the behavior of the waves to be analyzed are presented, along with existing...

Vibrations and Acoustic Radiation of Thin Structures: Physical Basis, Theoretical Analysis and Numerical Methods

by Paul J. T. Filippi

Sound is produced by vibrations and as such can be dampened or augmented based on materials selection. This title looks at the effects of sound and vibration on thin structures and details how damage may be...

Carbon Based Solids and Materials

by Pierre Delhaes

It is well known that solid carbons can be found in various guises with different forms of bulk phases (graphites, diamonds and carbynes) as well as more molecular forms (fullerenes,nanotubes and graphenes)...

Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineering

by Mathieu Mory

The book aims at providing to master and PhD students the basic knowledge in fluid mechanics for chemical engineers. Applications to mixing and reaction and to mechanical separation processes are addressed.


Mechanics of Unsaturated Geomaterials

by Lyesse Laloui

This book provides a sound basis in the challenging area of the mechanics of unsaturated geomaterials. The objective is to supply the reader with an exhaustive overview starting from the basics and covering...

Statistical Approach to Wall Turbulence

by Sedat Tardu

Wall turbulence is encountered in many technological applications as well as in the atmosphere, and a detailed understanding leading to its management would have considerable beneficial consequences in many...