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By Alok Sinha
Periodic structures are ubiquitous not only in engineering but also in physical and life sciences. This volume presents fundamental concepts and state-of-the-art techniques in the analysis of mistuned vibration, with useful information for professionals in aerospace and mechanical engineering, physics, nanotechnology, and other disciplines.
By James Taylor
This book tells the full story of the Rover V8 engine, its origins as a General Motors design in the 1950s and its development by Rover and subsequently Land Rover between 1967 and 2004. It focuses on production versions of the engine and includes information supplied by those who worked...
It is a unique look at the railways during the age of steam featuring many of the engines currently at The National Railway Museum in York including the Rocket; the Flying Scotsman; the Evening Star; the Duke of Gloucester and the Mallard.
From the humble garden lawnmower to the ear-splitting electric guitar, James May returns with a typically wacky account of what makes these great machines work, one piece at a time. As well as learning the history of the objects, we get a history of the component parts. James explains what...
This book covers the entire history, life and times of the famous British high-performance engineering company, from its 1958 foundation by Mike Costin and Keith Duckworth, through its often-exciting and always fascinating evolution, to its expansion and worldwide success in both motorsport and high-performance road car production.
Praise for the previous edition: Contains something for everyone involved in lubricant technology Chemistry & Industry This completely revised third edition incorporates the latest data available and reflects the knowledge of one of the largest companies active in the business.
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...
By T. Peel
Originally published in 1935, this detailed and informative textbook consists of a broad and expansive collection of examples which have been taken from papers set for the courses of lectures at the Cambridge Engineering Laboratory and from the A and B papers of the Engineering Tripos.
This monograph provides the fundamentals of dimensional analysis and illustrates the method by numerous examples for a wide spectrum of applications in engineering. The book covers thoroughly the fundamental definitions and the Buckingham theorem, as well as the choice of the system of basic units.
By Norman Burr
This book chronicles the life of Keith Duckworth OBE, the remarkable engineer famous for being co-founder of Cosworth Engineering and creating the most successful F1 engine of all time, the DFV.