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Mechanics of Materials, SI Edition (Paperback, 9th edition): Barry J. Goodno, James M. Gere Mechanics of Materials, SI Edition (Paperback, 9th edition)
Barry J. Goodno, James M. Gere
R872 R749 Discovery Miles 7 490 Save R123 (14%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Develop a thorough understanding of the mechanics of materials - an essential area in mechanical, civil, and structural engineering -- with the analytical approach and problem-solving emphasis in the market-leading MECHANICS OF MATERIALS, 9E. This book focuses on the analysis and design of structural members subjected to tension, compression, torsion, bending, and more. Photographs and detailed diagrams demonstrate reactive and internal forces and resulting deformations.

Munson's Fluid Mechanics (Paperback, Global Edition): Philip M. Gerhart, Andrew L Gerhart, John I Hochstein Munson's Fluid Mechanics (Paperback, Global Edition)
Philip M. Gerhart, Andrew L Gerhart, John I Hochstein
R1,192 R1,090 Discovery Miles 10 900 Save R102 (9%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 8e Global Edition offers comprehensive topical coverage, with varied examples and problems, application of visual component of fluid mechanics, and strong focus on effective learning. The text enables the gradual development of confidence in problem solving. Each important concept is introduced in easy-to-understand terms before more complicated examples are discussed.

Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics (Paperback, 8th Edition Student International Version): James L. Meriam, L.G. Kraige, J N... Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics (Paperback, 8th Edition Student International Version)
James L. Meriam, L.G. Kraige, J N Bolton
R1,180 R1,079 Discovery Miles 10 790 Save R101 (9%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Known for its accuracy, clarity, and dependability, Meriam, Kraige, and Bolton s Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics 8th Edition has provided a solid foundation of mechanics principles for more than 60 years. Now in its eighth edition, the text continues to help students develop their problem-solving skills with an extensive variety of engaging problems related to engineering design. In addition to new homework problems, the text includes a number of helpful sample problems. To help students build necessary visualization and problem-solving skills, the text strongly emphasizes drawing free-body diagrams- one of the most important skills needed to solve mechanics problems.

Precision Machining Technology (Hardcover, 2nd edition): Peter Hoffman, Brian Janes Precision Machining Technology (Hardcover, 2nd edition)
Peter Hoffman, Brian Janes
R851 R732 Discovery Miles 7 320 Save R119 (14%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Packed with detailed examples and illustrations, PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY, 2e delivers the ideal introduction to today's machine tool industry, equipping readers with a solid understanding of fundamental and intermediate machining skills. Now fully integrated with MindTap--an online, highly personalized learning resource--it provides learners with the most interactive and engaging experience available. The text is completely aligned with the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level I Standard and fully supports the achievement of NIMS credentials. It also carries NIMS' exclusive endorsement and recommendation for use in NIMS-accredited Machining Programs. More comprehensive than ever, the Second Edition includes new coverage of cutting tools, teamwork, leadership, and more. The text continues to provide an emphasis on safety throughout and offers thorough coverage of such topics as the basics of hand tools, job planning, benchwork, layout operations, drill press, milling and grinding processes, and CNC. A companion Workbook/Shop Manual provides helpful review material to ensure readers have mastered key concepts while guided practice operations and projects on a wide range of machine tools will enhance their NIMS credentialing success. Time-saving instructor resources are available at the Instructor Companion Site for the text. The carefully created resources include: PowerPoint chapter presentations with selected images, an Image Library containing images from the book, an Answer Key for both the Textbook and Workbook, and a NIMS Duties and Standards Correlation Grid. Also available with the text is a link to Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero a flexible, online system that allows you to author, edit, and manage test bank content from multiple Cengage Learning solutions; create multiple test versions in an instant deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom or wherever you want.

Mechanics for Engineering (Paperback, Reprint): Howard Fawkes Mechanics for Engineering (Paperback, Reprint)
Howard Fawkes
R467 R384 Discovery Miles 3 840 Save R83 (18%) In stock

This text introduces all the basic concepts of mechanics - from measurement accuracy, through the concepts of moments and equilibrium, gravity and friction to the application of momentum and impulse.

Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering (Mixed media product, 2009 ed.): Karl-Heinrich Grote, Erik K. Antonsson Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering (Mixed media product, 2009 ed.)
Karl-Heinrich Grote, Erik K. Antonsson
R7,224 R6,402 Discovery Miles 64 020 Save R822 (11%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Encyclopedias describe Mechanical Engineering as a professional engineering discipline that involves the application of principles of physics for analysis, design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. It requires a solid understanding of key concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics and energy. Mechanical engineers use these principles and others for example in the design and analysis of automobiles, aircrafts, heating and cooling systems, industrial equipment and machinery. In addition to these main areas, specialized fields are offered at universities to prepare future engineers for their position in industry, such as: mechatronics and robotics, transportation and logistics, cryogenics, fuel technology, automotive engineering, biomechanics, vibration, optics and others.

Accordingly, the Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering devotes its contents to these areas of interest for the practicing engineer as well as for the student at various levels and educational institutions.

Authors from all over the world have contributed with their expertise and support the globally working engineer in finding a solution for today s mechanical engineering problems.

Mechanical Engineering for Makers (Paperback): Brian Bunnell, Samer Najia Mechanical Engineering for Makers (Paperback)
Brian Bunnell, Samer Najia
R567 R442 Discovery Miles 4 420 Save R125 (22%) Shipped within 18 - 22 working days

This practical, user-friendly reference book of common mechanical engineering concepts is geared toward makers who don't have (or want) an engineering degree but need to know the essentials of basic mechanical elements to successfully accomplish their personal projects. The book provides practical mechanical engineering information (supplemented with the applicable math, science, physics, and engineering theory) without being boring like a typical textbook. Most chapters contain at least one hands-on, fully illustrated, step-by-step project to demonstrate the topic being discussed and requires only common, inexpensive, easily sourced materials and tools. Some projects also provide alternative materials and tools and processes to align with the reader's individual preferences, skills, tools, and materials-at-hand. Linked together via the authors' overarching project -- building a kid-sized tank -- the chapters describe the thinking behind each mechanism and then expands the discussions to similar mechanical concepts in other applications. Written with humor, a bit of irreverence, and entertaining personal insights and first-hand experiences, the book presents complex concepts in an uncomplicated way. Highlights include: Provides mechanical engineering information that includes math, science, physics and engineering theory without being a textbook Contains hands-on projects in each chapter that require common, inexpensive, easily sourced materials and tools All hands-on projects are fully illustrated with step-by-step instructions Some hands-on projects provide alternative materials and tools/processes to align with the reader's individual preferences, skills, tools and materials-at-hand Includes real-world insights from the authors like tips and tricks ("Staying on Track") and fail moments ("Lost Track!") Many chapters contain a section ("Tracking Further") that dives deeper into the chapter subject, for those readers that are interested in more details of the topic Builds on two related Make: projects to link and illustrate all the chapter topics and bring individual concepts together into one system Furnishes an accompanying website that offers further information, illustrations, projects, discussion boards, videos, animations, patterns, drawings, etc. Learn to effectively use professional mechanical engineering principles in your projects, without having to graduate from engineering school!

Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual (Hardcover, 14th ed.): Michael R. Lindeburg Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual (Hardcover, 14th ed.)
Michael R. Lindeburg
R8,057 R5,886 Discovery Miles 58 860 Save R2,171 (27%) Shipped within 18 - 22 working days
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics, SI Edition (Paperback, 4th edition): Andrew Pytel, Jaan Kiusalaas Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics, SI Edition (Paperback, 4th edition)
Andrew Pytel, Jaan Kiusalaas
R808 R689 Discovery Miles 6 890 Save R119 (15%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Gain a solid understanding of Newtonian dynamics and its application to real-world problems with Pytel/Kiusalaas' ENGINEERING MECHANICS: DYNAMICS, 4E. The text focuses on both fundamental principles and important problem-solving techniques. The authors clearly introduce critical concepts using learning features that connect real problems and examples with the fundamentals of engineering mechanics. You learn how to effectively analyze problems before substituting numbers into formulas -- a skill that benefits you tremendously as you encounter real life problems that do not always fit into standard formulas. This book's concise presentation is complemented by a useful Student Study Guide that clarifies concepts and includes guided solutions to a number of additional equilibrium problems.

Mechanotechnics N4 (Paperback, 2nd ed): Joubert Mechanotechnics N4 (Paperback, 2nd ed)
Joubert
R326 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R51 (16%) Shipped within 15 - 20 working days

This title follows a modular competency-based approach and the author's aim is to bridge the difficulties often experienced by learners at this level. This text assists the facilitator and learner to achieve success with its outcomes-based approach. SI units used in this title is listed at the beginning together with an explanation for each. Each unit begins with details of necessary prior-knowledge and learning outcomes. Concepts and terminology are explained. Self-assessment questions are provided to help learners identify areas in which they can improve. There are also assignments at the end of each learning unit that allow learners to practise and improve their skills.

Hydraulic Systems Analysis - An Introduction (Paperback): J D Stringer Hydraulic Systems Analysis - An Introduction (Paperback)
J D Stringer
R1,952 Discovery Miles 19 520 Shipped within 18 - 22 working days
ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS (Paperback): D. P.) Deleted (Mishra ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS (Paperback)
D. P.) Deleted (Mishra
R706 R605 Discovery Miles 6 050 Save R101 (14%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Engineering Thermodynamics is designed for undergraduate and postgraduate engineering students interested in learning fundamental aspects of engineering thermodynamics. The text presents the subject using a precise and logical presentation of basic concepts and principles, which is essential for a better understanding of engineering thermodynamics. It focuses on using simple level mathematics to derive the fundamental equations behind concepts and principles and exposes students to realistic problems to be encountered in general engineering practices.

Combustion - From Basics to Applications (Paperback): Maximilian Lackner, Arpad Palotas, Franz Winter Combustion - From Basics to Applications (Paperback)
Maximilian Lackner, Arpad Palotas, Franz Winter
R1,714 R1,487 Discovery Miles 14 870 Save R227 (13%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Combustion, the process of burning, is defined as a chemical reaction between a combustible reactant (the fuel) and an oxidizing agent (such as air) in order to produce heat and in most cases light while new chemical species (e.g., flue gas components) are formed. This book covers a gap on the market by providing a concise introduction to combustion. Most of the other books currently available are targeted towards the experienced users and contain too many details and/or contain knowledge at a fairly high level. This book provides a brief and clear overview of the combustion basics, suitable for beginners and then focuses on practical aspects, rather than theory, illustrated by a number of industrial applications as examples. The content is aimed to provide a general understanding of the various concepts, techniques and equipment for students at all level as well as practitioners with little or no prior experience in the field. The authors are all international experts in the field of combustion technology and adopt here a clear didactic style with many practical examples to cover the most common solid, liquid and gaseous fuels. The associated environmental impacts are also discussed so that readers can develop an understanding of the major issues and the options available for more sustainable combustion processes. With a foreword by Katharina Kohse-Hoinghaus

Make: Volume 66 (Paperback): Mike Senese Make: Volume 66 (Paperback)
Mike Senese
R199 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R50 (25%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

We're excited to present our "2019 Make: Digital Fabrication Guide"! This year we get our hands on maker-ready waterjet cutters with machines from Wazer and Omax. We also review the latest 3D printers, CNC routers, laser cutters, and vinyl cutters. More than 20 tools tested to help you find the best one for your shop or makerspace. Plus, more than 30 DigiFab projects and lessons: Build a robot companion that reacts to the faces of people around you Make Nixie tube-style display with LEDs and acrylic Create a mini Intaglio printing press and create unique artwork and much more.

Engineering Mechanics - Statics, SI Edition (Paperback, 4th edition): Jaan Kiusalaas, Andrew Pytel Engineering Mechanics - Statics, SI Edition (Paperback, 4th edition)
Jaan Kiusalaas, Andrew Pytel
R802 R684 Discovery Miles 6 840 Save R118 (15%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

ENGINEERING MECHANICS: STATICS, 4E, written by authors Andrew Pytel and Jaan Kiusalaas, provides you with a solid understanding of statics without the overload of extraneous detail. The authors use their extensive teaching experience and first-hand knowledge to deliver a presentation that's ideally suited to your learning skills. This edition clearly introduces critical concepts using learning features that connect real problems and examples with the fundamentals of engineering mechanics. You learn how to effectively analyze problems before substituting numbers into formulas -- a skill that will benefit you tremendously as you encounter real life problems that do not always fit into standard formulas. This book's concise presentation is complemented by a useful Student Study Guide that clarifies concepts and includes guided solutions to a number of additional equilibrium problems.

Statics and Mechanics of Materials, SI Edition (Paperback, New edition): Barry J. Goodno, James M. Gere Statics and Mechanics of Materials, SI Edition (Paperback, New edition)
Barry J. Goodno, James M. Gere
R885 R761 Discovery Miles 7 610 Save R124 (14%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days
Materials Selection in Mechanical Design (Paperback, 5th edition): Michael F. Ashby Materials Selection in Mechanical Design (Paperback, 5th edition)
Michael F. Ashby
R1,514 R1,212 Discovery Miles 12 120 Save R302 (20%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Materials Selection in Mechanical Design, Fifth Edition, winner of a 2018 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty), describes the procedures for material selection in mechanical design in order to ensure that the most suitable materials for a given application are identified from the full range of materials and section shapes available. Extensively revised for this fifth edition, the book is recognized as one of the leading materials selection texts, providing a unique and innovative resource for students, engineers, and product/industrial designers.

Theory of Machines and Mechanisms (Paperback, 5th Revised edition): John Joseph Uicker Theory of Machines and Mechanisms (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)
John Joseph Uicker
R1,499 R1,232 Discovery Miles 12 320 Save R267 (18%) Shipped within 18 - 26 working days

Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, Fifth Edition, is an ideal text for the complete study of displacements, velocities, accelerations, and static and dynamic forces required for the proper design of mechanical linkages, cams, and geared systems. The authors present the background, notation, and nomenclature essential for students to understand the various independent technical approaches that exist in the field of mechanisms, kinematics, and dynamics. The fifth edition features streamlined coverage and substantially revised worked examples. This latest edition also includes a greater number of problems, suitable for in-class discussion or homework, at the end of each chapter. FEATURES * Offers balanced coverage of all topics by both graphic and analytic methods * Covers all major analytic approaches * Provides high-accuracy graphical solutions to exercises, by use of CAD software * Includes the method of kinematic coefficients and also integrates the coverage of linkages, cams, and geared systems * An Ancillary Resource Center (ARC) offers an Instructor's Solutions Manual, solutions to 100 of the problems from the text using MatLab, and PowerPoint lecture slides * A Companion Website includes more than 100 animations of key figures from the text

Automating with SIMATIC S7-1200 - Configuring, Programming and Testing with STEP 7 Basic (Hardcover, 3rd Edition): Hans Berger Automating with SIMATIC S7-1200 - Configuring, Programming and Testing with STEP 7 Basic (Hardcover, 3rd Edition)
Hans Berger
R1,597 R1,340 Discovery Miles 13 400 Save R257 (16%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

This book addresses both beginners and users experienced in working with automation systems. It presents the hardware components of S7-1200 and illustrates their configuration and parametrization, as well as the communication via PROFINET, PROFIBUS, AS-Interface und PtP-connections. A profound introduction into STEP 7 Basic illustrates the basics of programming and troubleshooting.

An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering, SI Edition (Paperback, 4th edition): Jonathan Wickert An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering, SI Edition (Paperback, 4th edition)
Jonathan Wickert
R753 R638 Discovery Miles 6 380 Save R115 (15%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Gain insight into today's ever-emerging field of mechanical engineering as you develop an appreciation for how engineers design the hardware that builds and improves societies around the world. AN INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, 4E is an ideal resource during your first or second year of your mechanical engineering program. It's also a useful tool if you are pursuing a closely related field. The book balances timely treatments of technical problem-solving skills, design, engineering analysis, and modern technology to provide the solid mechanical engineering foundation you need for future success.

Stochastic Dynamics, Filtering and Optimization (Hardcover): Debasish Roy, G. Visweswara Rao Stochastic Dynamics, Filtering and Optimization (Hardcover)
Debasish Roy, G. Visweswara Rao
R1,899 R1,784 Discovery Miles 17 840 Save R115 (6%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Targeted at graduate students, researchers and practitioners in the field of science and engineering, this book gives a self-contained introduction to a measure-theoretic framework in laying out the definitions and basic concepts of random variables and stochastic diffusion processes. It then continues to weave into a framework of several practical tools and applications involving stochastic dynamical systems. These include tools for the numerical integration of such dynamical systems, nonlinear stochastic filtering and generalized Bayesian update theories for solving inverse problems and a new stochastic search technique for treating a broad class of non-convex optimization problems. MATLAB (R) codes for all the applications are uploaded on the companion website.

Practical Acoustic Emission Testing (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Yoshihiro Mizutani Practical Acoustic Emission Testing (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Yoshihiro Mizutani; Edited by The Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection
R2,764 R2,489 Discovery Miles 24 890 Save R275 (10%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

This book is intended for non-destructive testing (NDT) technicians who want to learn practical acoustic emission testing based on level 1 of ISO 9712 (Non-destructive testing - Qualification and certification of personnel) criteria. The essential aspects of ISO/DIS 18436-6 (Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machines - Requirements for training and certification of personnel, Part 6: Acoustic Emission) are explained, and readers can deepen their understanding with the help of practice exercises. This work presents the guiding principles of acoustic emission measurement, signal processing, algorithms for source location, measurement devices, applicability of testing methods, and measurement cases to support not only researchers in this field but also and especially NDT technicians.

Fracture Mechanics - Fundamentals and Applications (Hardcover): Surjya Maiti Fracture Mechanics - Fundamentals and Applications (Hardcover)
Surjya Maiti
R1,286 R1,202 Discovery Miles 12 020 Save R84 (7%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Fracture mechanics studies the development and spreading of cracks in materials. The study uses two techniques including analytical and experimental solid mechanics. The former is used to determine the driving force on a crack and the latter is used to measure material's resistance to fracture. The text begins with a detailed discussion of fundamental concepts including linear elastic fracture mechanics (LEFM), yielding fracture mechanics, mixed mode fracture and computational aspects of linear elastic fracture mechanics. It explains important topics including Griffith theory of brittle crack propagation and its Irwin and Orowan modification, calculation of theoretical cohesive strength of materials through an atomic model and analytical determination of crack tip stress field. This book covers MATLAB programs for calculating fatigue life under variable amplitude cyclic loading. The experimental measurements of fracture toughness parameters KIC, JIC and crack opening displacement (COD) are provided in the last chapter.

Mechanics of Fluids SI Version (Paperback, 4th edition): Bassem Ramadan, Merle C Potter, David C. Wiggert Mechanics of Fluids SI Version (Paperback, 4th edition)
Bassem Ramadan, Merle C Potter, David C. Wiggert
R887 R755 Discovery Miles 7 550 Save R132 (15%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

MECHANICS OF FLUIDS presents fluid mechanics in a manner that helps students gain both an understanding of, and an ability to analyze the important phenomena encountered by practicing engineers. The authors succeed in this through the use of several pedagogical tools that help students visualize the many difficult-to-understand phenomena of fluid mechanics. Explanations are based on basic physical concepts as well as mathematics which are accessible to undergraduate engineering students. This fourth edition includes a Multimedia Fluid Mechanics DVD-ROM which harnesses the interactivity of multimedia to improve the teaching and learning of fluid mechanics by illustrating fundamental phenomena and conveying fascinating fluid flows.

Steel Design (Hardcover, 6th edition): William Segui Steel Design (Hardcover, 6th edition)
William Segui
R864 R736 Discovery Miles 7 360 Save R128 (15%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Learn the fundamentals of structural steel design with STEEL DESIGN's unique emphasis on the design of members and their connections. With this best-selling book, you can learn LRFD (Load and Resistance Factor Design) or ASD (Allowable Stress Design), depending on how your course is taught. You will master the application of fundamental principles for design procedures, as well as for practical design. You will also study the theory behind these procedures, which further strengthens your engineering knowledge. While this market-leading book is ideal for your junior-and senior-level steel design class, later chapters are also useful for graduate courses. The book functions as a valuable ongoing reference tool for success in your career as a practicing engineer.

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