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Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering
by Karl-Heinrich Grote and Erik K. Antonsson (Editors)
ISBN: 9780521792479
2009, 1st edition
Hardcover, 1,580 Pages, 1,822 illustrations, 1,551 in color, with DVD
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Mechanical Engineering is a professional engineering discipline which involves the application of principles of physics, design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. It requires a solid understanding of the key concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics and energy. Mechanical engineers use these principles and others 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 necessary to prepare future engineers for their positions in industry, such as mechatronics and robotics, transportation and logistics, fuel technology, automotive engineering, biomechanics, vibration, optics and others. Accordingly, the Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering devotes its contents to all 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.

Each subject is discussed in detail and supported by numerous figures and tables. DIN standards are retained throughout and ISO equivalents are given where possible. The text offers a concise but detailed and authoritative treatment of the topics with full references.

  • Mechanical engineering for the globally working engineer
  • Includes all mechanical engineering disciplines
  • Features detailed and informative two-color illustrations and tables
  • Written by internationally renowned experts
Key Topics
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Mechanics
  • Materials Science and Tribology
  • Thermodynamics
  • Design of Machine Elements
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Measuring and Quality Control
  • Engineering Design
  • Pressure Vessels and Heat Exchangers
  • Turbomachinery
  • Transportation Systems
  • Construction and Earth Moving Equipment
  • Power Generation
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Enterprise Organization and Operation
  • All mechanical engineering disciplines
  • Over 1700 comprehensive illustrations and tables
  • Exhaustive up-to-date references to approved data
  • Fully searchable DVD for quick access to data
  • A resource for higher-level students
  • Written for every-day use by the globally working engineer

Content Level Professional/practitioner

Keywords Construction Equipment - Design of Machine Elements - Engineering Design - Heavy Equipment - Logistics and Planning - Manufacturing Engineering - Materials Science - Mathematics for Mechanical Engineers - Mechanical Engineering - Power Generation - Transportation Technology - Tribology

Table of Contents
Part A Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering
  Chap. 1 Mathematics for Mechanical Engineers
  Chap. 2 Engineering Mechanics

Part B Applications in Mechanical Engineering
  Chap. 3 Materials Science and Technology
  Chap. 4 Thermodynamics
  Chap. 5 Tribology
  Chap. 6 Design of Machine Elements
  Chap. 7 Manufacturing Engineering
  Chap. 8 Measuring and Quality Control
  Chap. 9 Engineering Design
  Chap. 10 Piston Machines
  Chap. 11 Pressure Vessels and Heat Exchangers
  Chap. 12 Turbomachinery
  Chap. 13 Transportation Systems
  Chap. 14 Construction and Earth Moving Equipment
  Chap. 15 Enterprise Organization and Operation

Part C Complementary Material for Mechanical Engineers
  Chap. 16 Power Generation
  Chap. 17 Electrical Engineering

Appendix Tables and Constants
About the Authors
Subject Index

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