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Mechanics of Materials, Enhanced, SI Edition (Paperback, 9th edition): Barry Goodno, James Gere Mechanics of Materials, Enhanced, SI Edition (Paperback, 9th edition)
Barry Goodno, James Gere
R984 R817 Discovery Miles 8 170 Save R167 (17%) In stock

Develop a thorough understanding of the mechanics of materials - an area essential for success in mechanical, civil and structural engineering -- with the analytical approach and problem-solving emphasis found in Goodno/Gere's leading MECHANICS OF MATERIALS, Enhanced, SI, 9th Edition. This book focuses on the analysis and design of structural members subjected to tension, compression, torsion and bending. This ENHANCED EDITION guides you through a proven four-step problem-solving approach for systematically analyzing, dissecting and solving structure design problems and evaluating solutions. Memorable examples, helpful photographs and detailed diagrams and explanations demonstrate reactive and internal forces as well as resulting deformations. You gain the important foundation you need to pursue further study as you practice your skills and prepare for the FE exam.

Mechanics of Materials, SI Edition (Paperback, 9th edition): Barry Goodno, James Gere Mechanics of Materials, SI Edition (Paperback, 9th edition)
Barry Goodno, James Gere
R979 R876 Discovery Miles 8 760 Save R103 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 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.

Strength of materials for technicians (Paperback, 4th ed): Jan Drotsky Strength of materials for technicians (Paperback, 4th ed)
Jan Drotsky
R577 R497 Discovery Miles 4 970 Save R80 (14%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

The definitive South African text on the subject, Strength of Materials for Technicians now in its fourth edition, builds on Jan Drotsky's practiced approach that enables the student to follow the text's reasoning through practical examples. Although the fourth edition retains the fundamental content of previous editions, it includes a number of changes and additions to ensure that the methodology is in line with new trends in teaching and learning, including some of the requirements of the Engineering Professional Body. Strength of Materials for Technicians covers the syllabi for the first and second year courses in Strength of Materials. In each chapter, the author develops the theory logically and comprehensively, states assumptions clearly and emphasises basic concepts and principles. The student is required to memorise only a minimum of formulae.

Hydraulics in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Paperback, 5th New edition): Andrew Chadwick, John Morfett, Martin Borthwick Hydraulics in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Paperback, 5th New edition)
Andrew Chadwick, John Morfett, Martin Borthwick
R550 R507 Discovery Miles 5 070 Save R43 (8%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Now in its fifth edition, Hydraulics in Civil and Environmental Engineering combines thorough coverage of the basic principles of civil engineering hydraulics with wide-ranging treatment of practical, real-world applications.

This classic text is carefully structured into two parts to address principles before moving on to more advanced topics. The first part focuses on fundamentals, including hydrostatics, hydrodynamics, pipe and open channel flow, wave theory, physical modeling, hydrology, and sediment transport. The second part illustrates the engineering applications of these fundamental principles to pipeline system design; hydraulic structures; and river, canal, and coastal engineering including up-to-date environmental implications. A chapter on computational hydraulics demonstrates the application of computational simulation techniques to modern design in a variety of contexts.

What s New in This Edition

  • Substantive revisions of the chapters on hydraulic machines, flood hydrology, and computational modeling
  • New material added to the chapters on hydrostatics, principles of fluid flow, behavior of real fluids, open channel flow, pressure surge in pipelines, wave theory, sediment transport, river engineering, and coastal engineering
  • The latest recommendations on climate change predictions, impacts, and adaptation measures
  • Updated references

Hydraulics in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Fifth Edition is an essential resource for students and practitioners of civil, environmental, and public health engineering and associated disciplines. It is comprehensive, fully illustrated, and contains many worked examples. Spreadsheets and useful links to other web pages are available on an accompanying website, and a solutions manual is available to lecturers.

Introduction to Materials Science,International Edition (Paperback, 1 International Ed): Elliot Douglas Introduction to Materials Science,International Edition (Paperback, 1 International Ed)
Elliot Douglas
R1,594 R1,386 Discovery Miles 13 860 Save R208 (13%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

For the Introductory Materials Science course. This unique textbook is designed to serve as an active learning tool that uses carefully selected information and guided inquiry questions. Guided inquiry helps students reach true understanding of concepts as they develop greater ownership over the material presented. First, background information or data is presented. Then, concept invention questions lead the students to construct their own understanding of the fundamental concepts represented. Finally, application questions provide the students with practice in solving problems using the concepts that they have derived from their own valid conclusions.

Mechanics of Flight (Paperback, 12th edition): A.C. Kermode, R.H. Barnard, D.R. Philpott Mechanics of Flight (Paperback, 12th edition)
A.C. Kermode, R.H. Barnard, D.R. Philpott
R1,532 Discovery Miles 15 320 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Mechanics of Flight is an ideal introduction to the basic principles of flight for students embarking on courses in aerospace engineering, student pilots, apprentices in the industry and anyone who is simply interested in aircraft and space flight. Written in a straightforward and jargon-free style, this popular classic text makes the fascinating topic of aircraft flight engaging and easy to understand. Starting with an overview of the relevant aspects of mechanics, the book goes on to cover topics such as air and airflow, aerofoils, thrust, level flight, gliding, landing, performance, manoeuvres, stability and control. Important aspects of these topics are illustrated by a description of a trial flight in a light aircraft. The book also deals with flight at transonic and supersonic speeds, and finally orbital and space flight.

Solving Problems in Fluid Mechanics - Volume 1 - 3rd Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition): J.F. Douglas, R D Matthews Solving Problems in Fluid Mechanics - Volume 1 - 3rd Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition)
J.F. Douglas, R D Matthews
R1,628 Discovery Miles 16 280 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This first volume of two aims to help prepare students of fluid mechanics for their examinations by presenting a clear explanation of theory and application in the form of solutions to typical examination and assignment type questions. Each chapter comprises start-of-chapter learning objectives, a summary of basic theory, end-of-chapter summaries, a range of worked examples, a selection of problems with answers, and assignments to encourage further practice and consolidate understanding.

Light Metals 2020 (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Alan Tomsett Light Metals 2020 (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Alan Tomsett
R10,004 Discovery Miles 100 040 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The Light Metals symposia at the TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition present the most recent developments, discoveries, and practices in primary aluminum science and technology. The annual Light Metals volume has become the definitive reference in the field of aluminum production and related light metal technologies. The 2020 collection includes papers from the following symposia: * Alumina and Bauxite* Aluminum Alloys, Processing and Characterization* Aluminum Reduction Technology* Cast Shop Technology* Cast Shop Technology: Recycling and Sustainability Joint Session* Electrode Technology for Aluminum Production

Corrosion for Science and Engineering (Paperback, 2nd edition): K R Trethewey, J Chamberlain Corrosion for Science and Engineering (Paperback, 2nd edition)
K R Trethewey, J Chamberlain
R1,722 R1,395 Discovery Miles 13 950 Save R327 (19%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

A valuable introduction to the appreciation of corrosion and the techniques for control.

Elements of X-Ray Diffraction: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition): B.D. Cullity, S.R. Stock Elements of X-Ray Diffraction: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition)
B.D. Cullity, S.R. Stock
R1,562 R1,450 Discovery Miles 14 500 Save R112 (7%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Designed for Junior/Senior undergraduate courses. This revision of a classical text is intended to acquaint the reader, who has no prior knowledge of the subject, with the theory of x-ray diffraction, the experimental methods involved, and the main applications. The text is a collection of principles and methods designed directly for the student and not a reference tool for the advanced reader

Fluid Power with Applications: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 7th edition): Anthony Esposito Fluid Power with Applications: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 7th edition)
Anthony Esposito
R1,652 Discovery Miles 16 520 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

For sophomore- or junior-level courses in Fluid Power, Hydraulics, and Pneumatics in two- or four-year Engineering Technology and Industrial Technology programs. Fluid Power with Applications, Seventh Edition presents broad coverage of fluid power technology in a readable and understandable fashion. An extensive array of industrial applications is provided to motivate and stimulate students' interest in the field. Balancing theory and applications, this text is updated to reflect current technology; it focuses on the design, analysis, operation, and maintenance of fluid power systems.

System Dynamics: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 4th edition): Katsuhiko Ogata System Dynamics: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 4th edition)
Katsuhiko Ogata
R1,750 Discovery Miles 17 500 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

For junior-level courses in System Dynamics, offered in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering departments. This text presents students with the basic theory and practice of system dynamics. It introduces the modeling of dynamic systems and response analysis of these systems, with an introduction to the analysis and design of control systems.

Novel Lanthanum Zirconate-based Thermal Barrier Coatings for Energy Applications (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Xingye Guo, Zhe Lu,... Novel Lanthanum Zirconate-based Thermal Barrier Coatings for Energy Applications (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Xingye Guo, Zhe Lu, Yeon-Gil Jung, Jing. Zhang
R2,922 Discovery Miles 29 220 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book describes the latest developments of lanthanum zirconate based thermal barrier coatings. The physical, thermal, and mechanical properties of lanthanum zirconate powder and coatings are critically evaluated. Processing and characterizations of lanthanum zirconate powder and coatings under various conditions are also examined. Theoretical studies on the powder and coating's properties are presented as well. Finally, future research directions of lanthanum zirconate as the next generation thermal barrier applications are proposed. Discusses fundamental mechanisms, processing, and applications of advanced coating materials; Addresses modeling methods of thermal barrier coatings focusing on surface and interface properties; A review suitable for industrial, academic and government researchers.

Numbers Don't Lie - 71 Things You Need to Know About the World (Paperback): Vaclav Smil Numbers Don't Lie - 71 Things You Need to Know About the World (Paperback)
Vaclav Smil
R240 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R48 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
Theoretical Foundations of Nanoscale Quantum Devices (Hardcover): Malin Premaratne, Govind P. Agrawal Theoretical Foundations of Nanoscale Quantum Devices (Hardcover)
Malin Premaratne, Govind P. Agrawal
R1,381 Discovery Miles 13 810 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Nanooptics which describes the interaction of light with matter at the nanoscale, is a topic of great fundamental interest to physicists and engineers and allows the direct observation of quantum mechanical phenomena in action. This self-contained and extensively referenced text describes the underlying theory behind nanodevices operating in the quantum regime for use both in advanced courses and as a reference for researchers in physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, and materials science. Presenting an extensive theoretical toolset for design and analysis of nanodevices, the authors demonstrate the art of developing approximate quantum models of real nanodevices. The rudimentary mathematical knowledge required to master the material is carefully introduced, with detailed derivations and frequent worked examples allowing readers to gain a thorough understanding of the material. More advanced applications are gradually introduced alongside analytical approximations and simplifying assumptions often used to make such problems tractable while representative of the observed features.

Superalloys 2020 - Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Superalloys (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Sammy Tin, Mark... Superalloys 2020 - Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Superalloys (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Sammy Tin, Mark Hardy, Justin Clews, Jonathan Cormier, Qiang Feng, …
R9,031 Discovery Miles 90 310 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The 14th International Symposium on Superalloys (Superalloys 2020) highlights technologies for lifecycle improvement of superalloys. In addition to the traditional focus areas of alloy development, processing, mechanical behavior, coatings, and environmental effects, this volume includes contributions from academia, supply chain, and product-user members of the superalloy community that highlight technologies that contribute to improving manufacturability, affordability, life prediction, and performance of superalloys.

Water Resources and Hydraulics (Hardcover): Xixi Wang Water Resources and Hydraulics (Hardcover)
Xixi Wang
R1,674 Discovery Miles 16 740 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This exciting new textbook introduces the concepts and tools essential for upper-level undergraduate study in water resources and hydraulics. Tailored specifically to fit the length of a typical one-semester course, it will prove a valuable resource to students in civil engineering, water resources engineering, and environmental engineering. It will also serve as a reference textbook for researchers, practicing water engineers, consultants, and managers. The book facilitates students' understanding of both hydrologic analysis and hydraulic design. Example problems are carefully selected and solved clearly in a step-by-step manner, allowing students to follow along and gain mastery of relevant principles and concepts. These examples are comparable in terms of difficulty level and content with the end-of-chapter student exercises, so students will become well equipped to handle relevant problems on their own. Physical phenomena are visualized in engaging photos, annotated equations, graphical illustrations, flowcharts, videos, and tables.

Bionanotechnology - Concepts and Applications (Paperback): Ljiljana Fruk, Antonina Kerbs Bionanotechnology - Concepts and Applications (Paperback)
Ljiljana Fruk, Antonina Kerbs
R1,181 Discovery Miles 11 810 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Connecting theory with real-life applications, this is the first ever textbook to equip students with a comprehensive knowledge of all the key concepts in bionanotechnology. By bridging the interdisciplinary gap from which bionanotechnology emerged, it provides a systematic introduction to the subject, accessible to students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Topics range from nanomaterial preparation, properties and biofunctionalisation, and analytical methods used in bionanotechnology, to bioinspired and DNA nanotechnology, and applications in biosensing, medicine and tissue engineering. Throughout the book, features such as 'Back to basics' and 'Research report' boxes enable students to build a strong theoretical knowledge and to link this to practical applications and up-to-date research. With over 200 detailed, full-colour illustrations and more than 100 end-of-chapter problems, this is an essential guide to bionanotechnology for any student studying this exciting, fast-developing and interdisciplinary field.

Energy Materials 2017 (CD-ROM, 1st ed. 2017): Xingbo Liu, Zhengdong Liu, Kyle Brinkman, Subodh Das, Sebastien Dryepondt,... Energy Materials 2017 (CD-ROM, 1st ed. 2017)
Xingbo Liu, Zhengdong Liu, Kyle Brinkman, Subodh Das, Sebastien Dryepondt, …
R1,750 Discovery Miles 17 500 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This collection highlights materials research and innovations for a wide breadth of energy systems and technologies. The volume includes papers organized into the following sections:Energy and Environmental Issues in Materials Manufacturing and ProcessingMaterials in Clean PowerMaterials for Coal-Based PowerMaterials for Energy Conversion with Emphasis on SOFCMaterials for Gas TurbinesMaterials for Nuclear EnergyMaterials for Oil and Gas

Springer Handbook of Surface Science (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Mario Rocca, Talat Rahman, Luca Vattuone Springer Handbook of Surface Science (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Mario Rocca, Talat Rahman, Luca Vattuone
R7,864 Discovery Miles 78 640 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This handbook delivers an up-to-date, comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the broad field of surface science, encompassing a range of important materials such metals, semiconductors, insulators, ultrathin films and supported nanoobjects. Over 100 experts from all branches of experiment and theory review in 39 chapters all major aspects of solid-state surfaces, from basic principles to applications, including the latest, ground-breaking research results. Beginning with the fundamental background of kinetics and thermodynamics at surfaces, the handbook leads the reader through the basics of crystallographic structures and electronic properties, to the advanced topics at the forefront of current research. These include but are not limited to novel applications in nanoelectronics, nanomechanical devices, plasmonics, carbon films, catalysis, astrochemistry and biology. The handbook is an ideal reference guide and instructional aid for a wide range of physicists, chemists, materials scientists and engineers active throughout academic and industrial research.

Gas Turbine Parameter Corrections (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Allan J. Volponi Gas Turbine Parameter Corrections (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Allan J. Volponi
R1,888 Discovery Miles 18 880 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The volume provides an exhaustive catalog of common standard day corrections for gas turbine gas path parameters, explores their history, and, most importantly, provides a mathematical framework for the derivation of these important normalization factors. Although use of these corrections is common practice within industry, government, and academia, their genesis, and, in particular, how they can be derived from simple principles, is not general knowledge among many of those who use them on a regular basis. This book elucidates calculation of these important coefficients. Standing as a one-stop source on derivations and a methodology for additional parameter correction refinements, Gas Turbine Parameter Corrections, is ideal as a desk reference for practitioners and researchers, as well as supplemental instruction for university courses on gas turbine performance, control, and DPHM (diagnostics, prognostics and health management).

Supramolecules in Drug Discovery and Drug Delivery - Methods and Protocols (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2021): Thomas Mavromoustakos,... Supramolecules in Drug Discovery and Drug Delivery - Methods and Protocols (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2021)
Thomas Mavromoustakos, Andreas G. Tzakos, Serdar Durdagi
R3,356 Discovery Miles 33 560 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This detailed book aims to provide readers with critical information to accomplish the synthesis of nanosystems for the purpose of supramolecular entities complexing with drugs, targeted drug delivery system characterization, as well as the study of the physical-chemical interactions that govern the stability and properties of these systems. Beginning with a collection of chapters on drug delivery platforms such as cyclodextrins, micelles, liposomes, polymeric, nanotubes, and more, the volume continues with coverage of the study of nanotechnology systems using different biophysical techniques such as DSC, ITC, solid and liquid NMR spectroscopy, and electrochemistry. Written for the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and practical, Supramolecules in Drug Discovery and Drug Delivery: Methods and Protocols serves as an ideal guide for researchers working toward drug delivery mechanisms that can tailor their physical chemical properties and enhance their efficacy, while retaining their structures intact.

Optical Effects in Solids (Hardcover): David B. Tanner Optical Effects in Solids (Hardcover)
David B. Tanner
R1,619 Discovery Miles 16 190 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

An overview of the optical effects in solids, addressing the physics of various materials and their response to electromagnetic radiation. The discussion includes metals, semiconductors, superconductors, and insulators. The book begins by introducing the dielectric function into Maxwell's macroscopic equations and finding their plane-wave solution. The physics governing the dielectric function of various materials is then covered, both classically and using basic quantum mechanics. Advanced topics covered include interacting electrons, the anomalous skin effect, anisotropy, magneto-optics, and inhomogeneous materials. Each subject begins with a connection to the basic physics of the particular solid, after which the measurable optical quantities are derived. It allows the reader to connect measurements (reflectance, optical conductivity and dielectric function) with the underlying physics of solids. Methods of analysing experimental data are addressed, making this an ideal resource for students and researchers interested in solid state physics, optics, and materials science.

Finite Element Method for Solids and Structures - A Concise Approach (Hardcover): Sung W. Lee, Peter W Chung Finite Element Method for Solids and Structures - A Concise Approach (Hardcover)
Sung W. Lee, Peter W Chung
R1,787 Discovery Miles 17 870 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This innovative approach to teaching the finite element method blends theoretical, textbook-based learning with practical application using online and video resources. This hybrid teaching package features computational software such as MATLAB (R), and tutorials presenting software applications such as PTC Creo Parametric, ANSYS APDL, ANSYS Workbench and SolidWorks, complete with detailed annotations and instructions so students can confidently develop hands-on experience. Suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate level classes, students will transition seamlessly between mathematical models and practical commercial software problems, empowering them to advance from basic differential equations to industry-standard modelling and analysis. Complete with over 120 end-of chapter problems and over 200 illustrations, this accessible reference will equip students with the tools they need to succeed in the workplace.

Flow-Induced Vibrations - An Engineering Guide (Paperback): E. Naudascher, D. Rockwell Flow-Induced Vibrations - An Engineering Guide (Paperback)
E. Naudascher, D. Rockwell
R558 R461 Discovery Miles 4 610 Save R97 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This graduate-level text presents a synthesis of research and experience from disparate fields to form guidelines for dealing with vibration phenomena of many different origins. It is particularly geared toward assessing sources of excitation in a flow system, identifying the actual danger spots, and finding appropriate cures. 1994 edition.

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