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Engineering

Digital Signal Processing & Applications with the TMS320C6713 and TMS320C6416 DSK - Rulph Chassaing

Author

Rulph Chassaing
Donald Reay

Cover Price : $ 124.95

Imprint : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 0470138663
YOP : 2008
Edition : 2008

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 608
CD : Yes

About the Book :- The first edition of Digital Signal Processing and Applications with the TMS320C6713 and TMS320C6416 DSK is widely accepted as the most extensive text available on the hands-on teaching of Digital Signal Processing (DSP). Now, it has been fully updated in this valuable Second Edition to be compatible with the latest version (3.1) of Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio (CCS) development environment. Maintaining the original's comprehensive, hands-on approach that has made it an instructor's favorite, this new edition also features:- - Added program examples that illustrate DSP concepts in real-time and in the laboratory - Expanded coverage of analog input and output - New material on frame-based processing - A revised chapter on IIR, which includes a number of floating-point example programs that explore IIR filters more comprehensively - More extensive coverage of DSP/BIOS - All programs listed in the text-plus additional applications-which are available on a companion CD-ROM No other book provides such an extensive or comprehensive set of program examples to aid instructors in teaching DSP in a laboratory using audio frequency signals-making this an ideal text for DSP courses at the senior undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It also serves as a valuable resource for researchers, DSP developers, business managers, and technology solution providers who are looking for an overview and examples of DSP algorithms implemented using the TMS320C6713 and TMS320C6416 DSK. Contents :- Preface Preface to the First Edition List of Examples Programs/Files on Accompanying CD 1. DSP Development System 2. Input and Output with the DSK 3. Architecture and Instruction Set of the C6x Processor 4. Finite Impulse Response Filters 5. Infinite Impulse Response Filters 6. Fast Fourier Transform 7. Adaptive Filters 8. Code Optimization 9. DSP/BIOS and RTDX Using MATLAB, Visual C++, Visual Basic, and Lab VIEW 10. DSP Applications and Student Projects Appendix A : TMS320C6x Instruction Set Appendix B : Registers for Circular Addressing and Interrupts Appendix C : Fixed Point Consideration Appendix D : MATLAB and Goldwave Support Tools Appendix E : Fast Hartley Transform Appendix F : Goertzel Algorithm Appendix G : TMS320C6416 DSK Index.

Mechanical Measurements, 2nd ed. - S. P. Venkateshan, 2016

Author

S. P. Venkateshan

Cover Price : Rs 595.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789383656912
YOP : 2016

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 544
CD : No

About the Book Mechanical Measurements is a core subject in the Mechanical Engineering curriculum. The course prepares the undergraduate (may skip some advanced topics and analyses) student for understanding and appreciating the practical aspects of Mechanical Engineering. The book will be very useful for post graduate students if they include all the topics covered in the book. On the whole the aim of the book is to present a sound foundation on the basics of measurement science as applied to measurement of quantities that are important to a mechanical engineer. Measurement involves both an art part pertaining to the skills to be developed for performing “good” measurements and a science part that prepares the engineer to innovate new measurement techniques. The role of the text is to prepare the engineering student to do both. The book contains sixteen chapters and is divided in to five modules. The first module contains Chapters 1 - 3 that deals with measurement errors and statistical analysis of data, regression analysis and design of experiments. The second module comprises of Chapters 4 - 6 that deals with the measurement of very important quantities that are central to thermal measurements viz. temperature, systematic errors in temperature measurements and heat flux. The third module comprises of Chapters 7 – 10 and deals with the measurement of Pressure, Velocity, Volume flow rate and Bulk mean temperature. The fourth module comprises of Chapters 11 – 14 and deals with the measurement of Thermo-physical properties, Radiation properties of surfaces, Gas concentration, Force/Acceleration, torque and power. The fifth module consists of Chapters 15 and 16. This module deals with computer assisted data acquisition - data manipulation and Examples from laboratory practice. Worked examples are presented throughout the book. Exercises for the student are arranged at the end of each module. Useful Tables are provided in Appendix. Glossary, nomenclature and subject index are arranged to help the reader navigate through the book with ease. Contents :- Preface Acknowledge Nomenclature Contents 1. Measurements, Error Analysis and Design of Experiments • Measurements and Errors in measurement • Regression analysis • Design of experiments Exercise I 2. Measurements of Temperature, Heat Flux and Heat Transfer Coefficient • Measurements of Temperature • Systematic error in temperature measurement • Heat flux and heat transfer coefficient Exercise II 3. Measurement of Pressure, Fluid velocity, Volume flow rate, stagnation and Bulk mean temperature • Measurement of Pressure • Measurement of Fluid velocity • Volume flow rate • Stagnation and Bulk mean temperature Excercise III 4. Termo-physical properties, Radiation properties of surface, Gas Concentration, force/Acceleration, torque and power •Measurement of thermo-physical properties • Radiation properties of surfaces • Gas concentration • Force/acceleration, torque and power • Data Manipulation Exercise IV 5. Data Manipulation and Examples from laboratory practice • Data Manipulation • Examples from laboratory practice Excercise V Bibliographic Notes and References Useful Tables Index About the Author The author is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He has been teaching a course in “Measurements in Thermal Engineering” for the past 32 years to B.Tech., M.Tech. students and research scholars pursuing M.S. and PhD degrees. He has developed a web based course and a video lecture series on “Mechanical Measurements” under the NPTEL project of IIT Madras. The first edition of the present book was co-published by Ane Books and CRC Press in 2008. It has been reprinted many times since then. Present book is a revised second edition of the same book. The present book is an enlarged version of the web course and also a modified and augmented version – Second Edition - of the earlier book. Major additions/modifications are in the treatment of errors in measurement, temperature measurement, measurement of thermo-physical properties, data manipulation. Many new worked examples have been introduced in the second edition. As far as possible errors in the earlier book have all been corrected. Paragraphs have been rewritten where clarity was lacking. I acknowledge the help of my students and other readers who have brought to my notice typographical and other errors in the first edition of the book. All the illustrations have been redone to make them more uniform in appearance and to improve the quality. All plots have been redone using QtiPlot to make them more crisp and to display uniform quality even when many curves are present in each plot. The author has earlier published a text book “Heat Transfer” through Ane Books. He has more recently published a text book on “Computational Methods in Engineering” through Ane Books as well as Academic Press, with Prasanna Swaminathan as a co-author.

Advanced Engineering Mathematics Volume - 1 - V. R. Lakshmi Gorty

Author

V. R. Lakshmi Gorty

Cover Price : Rs 180.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 8180522431
YOP : 2009

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 184
CD : No

About the Book :- This book aims to bring the understanding of Applied Mathematics through graphical representations. Written in a simple and lucid language, this book is designed with topics dealing with engineering applications and problem solving methods using simple techniques. The solved examples and exercise problems are framed in a way that enables the students to enhance their understanding of the subject matter from basic to advanced level. Contents :- Preface Acknowledgement 1. Matrix 2. Vector Calculus and Analysis 3. Laplace Transforms 4. Probability Distributions 5. Testing of Hypothesis Appendix References About the Author :- V.R. Lakshmi Gorty is Presently working as faculty in Applied Mathematics at N.M.I.M.S University, Mumbai. She has done her Post graduation from Utkal University and M.Phil from M.K.U. She has twelve years of teaching experience in applied mathematics. She has at her credit around eight papers, in national and international conferences. Her areas of interest are integral transforms, and computer applications like MATLAB, MATHEMATICS and MAPLE.

The Principles of Thermal Sciences and their Application to Engineering - J. C. Jones

Author

J. C. Jones

Cover Price : Rs 595.00

Imprint : Whittles Publishing
ISBN : 1870325184
YOP : 2006

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 160
CD : No

About the Book :- This book approaches thermodynamics and heat transfer in a unifying and integrated way. The early chapters are concerned with the First, Second and Third Laws of Thermodynamics, thermodynamic cycles and other topics in classical thermodynamics. Then follow sections on heat transfer and, finally, a succinct introduction to statistical thermodynamics. This is useful to chemistry students but is also directed at engineering students in order that they understand how the classical approach, which they are traditionally taught, is complemented by the statistical. In addition there are many examples throughout the text and at the end of each chapter, making it ideal for tutorial use of private study. Contents :- The First Law of Thermodynamics and some applications; The Second Law and entropy; Processes involving steam and thermodynamic cycles; Conduction heat transfer; Convection heat transfer; Aspects of radiation heat transfer; Introduction to statistical thermodynamics; Glossary; Units; Appendix and Index.

Physics for Engineers - G.M. Joshi

Author

G.M. Joshi
V.R. Deo
S.N. Patil
V.D. Patil

Cover Price : Rs 125.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 8180522075
YOP : 2008

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 160
CD : No

About the Book :- Physics for Engineers is written purely keeping in mind the syllabus revised for the first year engineering curriculum from the academic year 2007-2008. The syllabus of IInd semester is classified into six different modules that are further divided into eight chapters. All the chapters are covered in terms of theory, application and relevance to the threshold problems. Every chapter has a sound introduction and in-depth concept clarity to the application. Topics on Optics, Lasers, Quantum mechanics and magnetism are dealt in a more scientific way, whereas the chapters on Vacuum and Bio-physics are detailed in light of modern developments. Overall, the style of technical presentation is of very high quality. This book not only acts as the text book but also it is the best resource for the applied physics learner. Contents :- Preface 1. Interference 2. Diffraction 3. Optical Fiber 4. Lasers 5. Quantum Mechanics 6. Magnetism 7. Bio-Physics 8. Vacuum Technology About the Authors :- Dr Girish Joshi A postgraduate from the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwara University, Aurangabad, B.Ed. ranker from the same University did his Ph.D. from the University Institute of Chemical Technology (UICT), formally known as UDCT from the University of Mumbai. He has to his credit two published papers in the International Journals and has delivered many invited talks in the area of dielectrics in the engineering colleges. He has been awarded the degree of Chartered Physicist (Cphy.) as recent progress in the area of dielectrics besides having membership of several professional bodies like IOP and Indian Association of Radiation Protection (IARP), BARC, Mumbai.etc… He also has more then ten years of teaching experience in the area of Engineering Physics. Presently, he is a senior faculty in Engineering Physics at Watumull Institute of Technology, worli, Mumbai. Prof. Vasant Deo A postgraduate from the University of Mumbai, Prof. Vasant Deo is having sixteen years of experience as Health Physicist in the apex research national organization BARC. He has worked in the area of radiation science. He has to his credit seven research papers in several international journals. He has presented two papers in the international symposia. Having long years of teaching experience in the area of Engineering Physics and Electronics Component and Materials, he had been awarded prize for best results in the RAIT, New Mumbai. He has co-authored several books on Applied Physics for degree course University of Mumbai and Pune, and Electronics Component and Materials for diploma. He is having life membership of several professional bodies like ISTE, Indian association of radiation protection (IARP), etc… Prof. Patil Sambhaji A postgraduate from the North Maharashtra University Jalgaon, Prof. Patil Sambhaji completed his B.Ed. from N.C.E.R.T. He has been teaching Engineering Physics in the Terna College of Engg. Nerul, Navi Mumbai for the past 12 years. He is having the membership of ISTE and has attended more then five workshops and conferences. Patil V.D. Holding a master degree in Instrumentation, Mr. V. D. Patil is presently working with the Unitech, Aditya Birla Group, as Instrumentation engineer. He is having keen interest in applied physics, Astrophysics and the Aeronautics, DSP etc...

Rocket Dynamics and Space Flight - C. Sivaram

Author

C. Sivaram

Cover Price : Rs 250.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9788180522048
YOP : 2016

Binding : Paperback
Size : 6.25
Total Pages : 216
CD : No

About the Book :- The book is concerned with the physics of rockets in their various roles, namely space flight to the Moon and other celestial bodies, for satellite launches and for missiles. It covers both conventional rocket technology as well as futuristic propulsion systems such as photon rockets, solar sails and ion rockets. Related issues such as relativistic space flight and the problem of a rocket's re-entry into a planetary atmosphere are given due consideration. The book is accessible to undergraduate and graduate students of the physics and engineering streams. Various solved and unsolved problems are given to aid the reader along. Contents :- Preface 1. Brief historical Introduction 2. Basics of Rocket dynamics 3. Lunar and Near Space Flight 4. Interplanetary Flight 5. Relativistic Space Flights 6. Interstellar Flight 7. Re-entry into a Planetary Atmosphere 8. Missiles 9. Artificial Satellites 10. Rocketry and Spaceflight: a historical Asian perspective, Bibliography. About the Author :- Prof. C. Sivaram is with the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India, specializing in theoretical astrophysics and cosmology. He has made seminal contributions to fundamental interactions in the early universe and high energy astrophysics, among them the origin and acceleration of cosmic rays and gamma rays, neutrino production in quasars, neutron-antineutron oscillations, decay of cosmic string and d-branes, and COBE (Cosmic Background Explorer) constraints on particle properties and theories. He has also made contributions to various topics in astrophysics, including the Solar neutrino problem, pulsar physics, gravitational radiation, theories of galaxy formation and dark matter. He has been an invited speaker in more than 25 international conferences and also a plenary speaker at several NATO Advanced Study Institutes. He is also a winner of a number of awards/testimonials, among them the Martin Foster Gold Medal, and fifteen Honorable Mentions in the scientific essay competitions held by the Gravity Research Foundation.

SOLID MECHANICS FOR ENGINEERS - Liangchi Zhang

Author

Liangchi Zhang

Cover Price : £ 8.99

Imprint : Palgrave / Macmillan
ISBN : 0230574267
YOP : 2007

Binding : Paperback
Size :
Total Pages : 352
CD : No

DESCRIPTION:- Solid Mechanics for Engineers introduces the basics of solid mechanics to engineers from a practical point of view. The aim is to impart understanding from both a physical and a mathematical point of view; physical mechanisms of material properties, the theory of solid mechanics, solution methodology and direct engineering applications are therefore presented as an organic whole. The book introduces the fundamental skills of mechanics modelling, so that students and engineers who have mastered the mathematics know how to apply it to solve real engineering problems. The book also demonstrates the central role of practical modelling and analytical solution in solving problems correctly and efficiently using a numerical method such as the finite element method. The materials in the book have been organised according to an approach in which engineering examples are often discussed before introducing a new concept or a new method of solution. It is expected that this way the reader may understand more directly why the theories are needed and hence become more interested in achieving a more in-depth understanding. CONTENTS:- The Approach to Study Basic Assumptions Stress Displacement and Strain Stress-Strain Relationship Modelling and Solution Applications Stress Function Method Plasticity and Failure An Introduction to the Finite Element Method ABOUT THE AUTHOR:- LIANGCHI ZHANG is Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, University of Sydney.

Principles of Total Quality - Vincent K. Omachonu

Author

Vincent K. Omachonu
Joel E. Ross

Cover Price : Rs 795.00

Imprint : CRC Press
ISBN : 1574443267
YOP : 2008
Edition : 2008

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 512
CD : No

About the Book :- In this era of global competition, the demands of customers are growing, and the quest for quality has never been more urgent. Quality has evolved from a concept into a strategy for long-term viability. The third edition of Principles of Total Quality explains this strategy for both the service and manufacturing sectors. This edition addresses the theme of reliability against the backdrop of increasing litigation in the area of product performance. New chapters also introduce and provide a historical perspective for Six Sigma, and discuss practical applications of the concepts of service excellence within healthcare organizations. The book also expands its analysis of management of process quality, customer focus and satisfaction, organizing for TQM, control charts for variables, and quality function deployment. Principles of Total Quality, Third Edition :- - Captures the essence of Quality strategies for both service and manufacturing sectors - Analyzes the revival of Quality in the U.S., covering the concept of TQM, Quality pioneers, and the relationship between Quality and business performance - Examines the management of Total Quality, incorporating aspects of leadership, human resources, the analysis of information, strategic planning, benchmarking, customer satisfaction, and more - Responds to litigation concerns in the area of product performance with a new chapter focusing on reliability - Introduces the concept of Six Sigma and places it within a historical perspective - Explores criteria for quality programs, such as ISO 9000, ISO 14000, QS-9000, European Union directives, and the Baldrige Award.

Fluid Mechanics - Joseph H. Spurk

Author

Joseph H. Spurk

Cover Price : Rs 550.00

Imprint : Springer
ISBN : 8181283887
YOP : 2008

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 528
CD : No

About the Book :- This successful textbook emphasizes the unified nature of all the disciplines of Fluid Mechanics as they emerge from the general principles of continuum mechanics. The different branches of Fluid Mechanics, always originating from simplifying assumptions, are developed according to the basic rule: from the general to the specific. The first part of the book contains a concise but readable introduction into kinematics and the formulation of the laws of mechanics and thermodynamics. The second part consists of the methodical application of these principles to technology. This book is offered to engineers, physicists and applied mathematicians; it can be used for self study, as well as in conjunction with a lecture course. This second English version is the translation of the very successful seventh German book, significantly expanded by a new chapter about creeping flows. In addition, sections about thin-film flow and flow through porous media are added and thus the book gives a complex introduction to the wide area of fluid mechanics. Contents :- 1 The Concept of the Continuum and Kinematics 2 Fundamental Laws of Continuum Mechanics 3 Constitutive Relations for Fluids 4 Equations of Motion for Particular Fluids 5 Hydrostatics 6 Laminar Unidirectional Flows 7 Fundamentals of Turbulent Flow 8 Hydrodynamic Lubrication 9 Stream Filament Theory 10 Potential Flows 11 Supersonic Flow 12 Boundary Layer Theory A Introduction to Cartesian Tensors B Curvilinear Coordinates C Tables and Diagrams for Compressible Flow D Physical Properties of Air and Water Bibliography Index.

Understanding Materials Science : History, Properties, Applications - Rolf E. Hummel (EX)

Author

Rolf E. Hummel

Cover Price : Rs 895.00

Imprint : Springer
ISBN : 9788181283306
YOP : 2008
Edition : 2008

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 440
CD : No

About the Book :- This introduction to materials science for engineers examines not only the physical and engineering properties of materials, but also their history, uses, development, and some of the implications of resource depletion, materials substitutions, and so forth. Topics covered include: the stone, copper, bronze, and iron ages; physical properties of metals, ceramics, and plastics; electrical and magnetic properties of metals, semiconductors, and insulators; band structure of metals; metallurgy of iron. This new edition includes new developments in the last five years, updated graphs and other dated information and references. Contents :- Preface.- Part I: Mechanical Properties of Materials: The First Materials (Stone Age and Copper-Stone Age). Fundamental Mechanical Properties of Materials. Mechanisms. The Bronze Age. Alloys and Compounds. Atoms in Motion. The Iron Age. Iron and Steel. Degradations of Materials (Corrosion).- Part II: Electronic Properties of Materials: The Age of Electronic Materials. Electronic Properties of Materials. Magnetic Properties of Materials. Optical Properties of Materials. Thermal Properties of Materials.- Part III: Materials and the World: No Ceramics Age? From Natural Fibers to Man-Made Plastics. Gold. Economic and Environmental Considerations. What Does the Future Hold? - Appendices.- Index.

Boundary Layer Theory, 8th ed. - Herrmann Schlichting

Author

Herrmann Schlichting
Klaus Gersten

Cover Price : Rs 1,350.00

Imprint : Springer
ISBN : 9783662559307
YOP : 2017

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 824
CD : No

DESCRIPTION:- A new edition of the almost legendary textbook by Schlichting completely revised by Klaus Gersten is now available. This book presents a comprehensive overview of boundary-layer theory and its application to all areas of fluid mechanics, with emphasis on the flow past bodies (e.g. aircraft aerodynamics). It contains the latest knowledge of the subject based on a thorough review of the literature over the past 15 years. Yet again, it will be an indispensable source of inexhaustible information for students of fluid mechanics and engineers alike. Written for:- Engineers and physicists in fluid mechanics; advanced students Keywords:- - Aerodynamics - Fluid Dynamics - Jpplied Mechanics CONTENTS:- Introduction Part I. Fundamentals of Viscous Flows 1. Some Features of Viscous Flows 2. Fundamentals of Boundary–Layer Theory 3. Field Equations for Flows of Newtonian Fluids 4. General Properties of the Equations of Motion 5. Exact Solutions of the Navier–Stokes Equations Part II. Laminar Boundary Layers 6. Boundary–Layer Equations in Plane Flow; Plate Boundary Layer 7. General Properties and Exact Solutions of the Boundary–Layer Equations for Plane Flows 8. Approximate Methods for Solving the Boundary–Layer Equations for Steady Plane Flows 9. Thermal Boundary Layers Without Coupling of the Velocity Field to the Temperature Field 10. Thermal Boundary Layers with Coupling of the Velocity Field to the Temperature Field 11. Boundary–Layer Control (Suction/Blowing) 12. Axisymmetric and Three–Dimensional Boundary Layers 13. Unsteady Boundary Layers 14. Extensions to the Prandtl Boundary–Layer Theory Part III. Laminar–Turbulent Transition 15. Onset of Turbulence (Stability Theory) Part IV. Turbulent Boundary Layers 16. Fundamentals of Turbulent Flows 17. Internal Flows 18. Turbulent Boundary Layers Without Coupling of the Velocity Field to the Temperature Field 19. Turbulent Boundary Layers with Coupling of the Velocity Field to the Temperature Field 20. Axisymmetric and Three–Dimensional Turbulent Boundary Layers 21. Unsteady Turbulent Boundary Layers 22. Turbulent Free Shear Flows Part V. Numerical Methods in Boundary–Layer Theory 23. Numerical Integration of the Boundary–Layer Equations List of Frequently Used Symbols References Index.

NUMERICAL HEAT TRANSFER AND FLUID FLOW - Suhas V Patankar (Reprint 2017)

Author

Suhas V Patankar

Cover Price : Rs 695.00

Imprint : T & F / Routledge
ISBN : 9781138564695
YOP : 2017

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 212
CD : No

TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION 2. MATHEMATICAL DESCRIPTION OF PHYSICAL PHENOMENA 3. DISCRETIZATION METHODS 4. HEAT CONDUCTION 5. CONVECTION AND DIFFUSION 6. CALCULATION OF THE FLOW FIELD 7. FINISHING TOUCHES 8. SPECIAL TOPICS 9. ILLUSTRATIVE APPLICATIONS Nomenclature References Index

Solid State Engineering Physics,2nd ed. - Prabir K. Basu

Author

Prabir K. Basu
Hrishikesh Dhasmana

Cover Price : Rs 225.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789380156248
YOP : 2009

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 230
CD : No

About the Book :- The development of many advanced technologies has made life easier. To apply the materials in any field we should aware of the internal structure of the materials. Crystal structure deals with the repetitive atomic arrangement and a related fundamental of it is described in Chapter-I. Chapter-II is about Quantum physics, which completely revolutionized the realization or the thought processes related to every phenomenon especially in the atomic scale. As we all now expect the twenty first century as the century of nanomaterials, we should have a complete understanding of quantum physics as a building block. The valence shell electrons of metals are responsible for overall behaviour of metal. Modification in the previous theory have been made by applying quantum mechanics and are discussed in Chapter-III. The understanding of semiconductor materials requires different approach other than metals and is discussed in Chapter-IV. The electrons in solid crystalline materials are under the influence of a periodic electric field produced by regularly placed ions at their lattice sites of the crystal. The popularity of photosensors arises due to their compactness, low cost, simple operational procedures, high sensitivity, high response speed, minimum noise and outstanding reliability besides other advantages. These are discussed in Chapter-V. The control of microstructure for obtaining the desired magnetic properties is today almost as important as the control necessary for achieving their optimum mechanical properties. The magnetic materials make considerable change in magnetic field by magnetization and they are described in Chapter-VI. Superconductors are presently materials of high interest. In Chapter-VII, the zero resistivity along with perfect diamagnetic property of them are discussed in details. Nanotechnology is the interdisciplinary technology of the 21st century and it will clearly decide the fate of our civilization in future. Explosive growth is currently taking place in this field. In Chapter-VIII we have introduced nanotechnology by explaining the basics of it with historical developments. In Chapter-IX different sophisticated tools required for the characterization in and beyond nanoscale, e.g., electron microscopes and spectroscopic instruments are explained with suitable diagrams. Contents :- Preface, 1. Crystal Structure 2. Quantum Physics 3. Free Electron Theory 4. Band Theory 5. Photoconductivity and Photovoltaics 6. Magnetic Materials 7. Superconductivity 8. Introduction to Nanotechnology 9. Preparation and Characterization of Nanoparticles Numericals, Assignment Questions, Index. About the Authors :- After qualifying among the toppers in Physics in NET, 1989, Prabir Kanti Basu received his Ph.D degree from BITS, Pilani, in the field of solid State Optoelectronic devices while working at National Physical laboratory, New Delhi. Thereafter he joined in semiconductor fabrication industry in 1995 and received training at Germany. There he was involved in process optimization of zener diodes, power diodes, switching diodes, power transistors and solar cells. Since 2003 he is teaching at LIMAT, (Presently Lingaya’s University), Faridabad. In between he has also worked as Research Professor at South Korean University on project of advanced solar cell research. He has published several research papers in reputed international journals such as IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Semiconductor Science and Technology, Renewable Energy, Materials Science letters, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, etc., and presented several papers in International Conferences. Besides academics, he is actively involved in working with industry. Since 2006 he is working with Udhaya Energy Photovoltaics, Pvt. Ltd. Coimbatore as visiting consultant. After completing M.Sc with specializations in Electronics and Nuclear Physics Hrishikesh Dhasmana qualified NET and GATE, 1999, in Physics, and received his M.Tech degree from IIT, Bombay in Materials Science and Engineering. He has already published papers in the journal of Frontier in Material Science and Technology, Renewable Energy, etc. After his M.Tech he is actively involved in teaching in various engineering colleges. Since 2004 he is teaching at Lingaya’s, Faridabad. His areas of interest are solid state materials, thin film and semiconductor devices. Currently he is pursuing PhD from IIT Delhi in photovoltaic devices in Center for Energy Studies.

Ceramic Processing and Sintering - Mohamed N. Rahaman

Author

Mohamed N. Rahaman

Cover Price : Rs 5,995.00

Imprint : CRC Press
ISBN : 9781498797832
YOP : 2016

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 875
CD : No

DESCRIPTION Provides a multitude of tables, figures, and end-of-chapter problems Includes clear and intensive discussions on colloidal and sol-gel processing, sintering of ceramics, and kinetic processes in materials Emphasizes the impact of each processing procedure on the properties of the ceramic product Forms a logical development from the start of the fabrication route to the final fabricated microstructure. Summary As the field's premiere source, this reference is extensively revised and expanded to collect hard-to-find applications, equations, derivations, and examples illustrating the latest developments in ceramic processing technology. This book is concerned primarily with the processing of polycrystalline ceramics and focuses on the widespread fabrication of ceramics by the firing of consolidated powders forms. A brief treatment of sol-gel processing is also included. Ceramic Processing and Sintering, Second Edition provides clear and intensive discussions on colloidal and sol-gel processing, sintering of ceramics, and kinetic processes in materials. From powder synthesis and consolidation to sintering and densification behavior, this latest edition emphasizes the impact of each processing procedure on ceramic properties. The second edition also contains new and extended discussions on colloid stability, polymer growth and gelation, additives in ceramic forming, diffusion and defect strucutre, normal and abnormal grain growth, microwave sintering, Rayleigh instability effects, and Ostwald ripening. Illustrating the interconnectedness between the various steps in the overall fabrication route, Ceramic Processing and Sintering, Second Edition approaches the fundamental issues of each process and show how they are applied to the practical fabrication of ceramics. CONTENTS CERAMIC FABRICATION PROCESSES: AN INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW Introduction Ceramic Fabrication Processes Production of Polycrystalline Ceramics from Powders: An Overview A Case Study in Processing: The Fabrication of TiO 2 from Powders SYNTHESIS OF POWDERS Introduction Desirable Powder Characteristics Powder Synthesis Methods Powder Preparation by Mechanical Methods Powder Synthesis by Chemical Methods POWDER CHARACTERIZATION Introduction Physical Characterization Chemical Composition Crystal Structure and Phase Composition Surface Characterization SCIENCE OF COLLOIDAL PROCESSING Introduction Types of Colloids Attractive Surface Forces Stabilization of Colloidal Suspensions Electrostatic Stabilization Steric Stabilization Electrosteric Stabilization Structure of Consolidated Colloids Rheology of Colloidal Suspensions SOL-GEL PROCESSING Introduction Types of Gels Sol-Gel Processing of Aqueous Silicates Metal Alkoxides Sol-Gel Processing of Silicon Alkoxides Sol-Gel Preparation Techniques Applications of Sol-Gel Processing POWDER CONSOLIDATION AND FORMING OF CERAMICS Introduction Packing of Particles Additives and Ceramic Forming Forming of Ceramics Drying of Granular Ceramics Binder Removal Green Microstructures and Their Characterization SINTERING OF CERAMICS: FUNDAMENTALS Introduction Driving Force for Sintering Defects in Crystalline Solids Diffusion in Crystalline Solids Chemical Potential Diffusional Flux Equations Vapor Pressure Over a Curved Surface Diffusion in Ionic Crystals: Ambipolar Diffusion THEORY OF SOLID-STATE AND VISCOUS SINTERING Introduction Mechanisms of Sintering Effects of Grain Boundaries Theoretical Analysis of Sintering Scaling Laws Analytical Models Numerical Simulation of Sintering Phenomenological Sintering Equations Sintering Diagrams Sintering with an Externally Applied Pressure The Stress Intensification Factor The Sintering Stress Measurement of the Sintering Stress and Stress Intensification Factor Alternative Derivation of the Sintering Equations GRAIN GROWTH AND MICROSTRUCTURE CONTROL Introduction General Features of Grain Growth Ostwald Ripening: The LSW Theory Topological and Interfacial Tension Requirements Normal Grain Growth in Dense Solids Abnormal Grain Growth in Dense Solids Mechanisms Controlling the Boundary Mobility Grain Growth and Pore Evaluation in Porous Solids Simultaneous Densification and Grain Growth Fabrication Principles for Ceramics with Controlled Microstructure LIQUID-PHASE SINTERING Introduction Elementary Features of Liquid-Phase Sintering Stages of Liquid-Phase Sintering Thermodynamic and Kinetic Factors Grain Boundary Films The Basic Mechanisms of Liquid-Phase Sintering Hot Pressing with a Liquid Phase Use of Phase Diagrams in Liquid-Phase Sintering Activated Sintering Vitrification SPECIAL TOPICS IN SINTERING Introduction Rayleigh Instability and Microstructural Evolution Inhomogeneities and Their Effects on Sintering Constrained Sintering I: Rigid Inclusions Constrained Sintering II: Adherent Thin Films and Multilayers Thin Films: Grain Growth and Dimensional Stability Solid Solution Additives and the Sintering of Ceramics Sintering with Chemical Reaction: Reaction Sintering Viscous Sintering with Crystallization DENSIFICATION PROCESS VARIABLES AND DENSIFICATION PRACTICE Introduction Conventional Sintering Microwave Sintering Pressure Sintering Appendix A: Physical Constants Appendix B: SI Units-Names and Symbols Appendix C: Conversion of Units and Decimal Fractions and Multiples Appendix D: Ionic Crystal Radii (in units of 10-10 m) Appendix E: Density and Melting Point of Some Elements, Ceramics, and Minerals Appendix F: Aperture Size of U.S. Standard Wire Mesh Sieves (ASTM E 11:87) Index *All chapter contain Concluding Remarks, Problems, and References Reviews "…well-researched…up-to-date, thorough, and extensive…it summarizes in a single text a lot of information which is otherwise only available in several…texts and review articles." - Glass Technology "…useful…and…easy-to-read." - Materials and Manufacture

COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS IN THERMODYNAMICS, INDIAN REPRINT, 2014 - MARC J. ASSAEL (EX)

Author

MARC J. ASSAEL
ANTHONY R.H. GOODWIN
MICHAEL STAMATOUDIS
WILLIAM A. WAKEHAM

Cover Price : £ 5.99

Imprint : CRC Press
ISBN : 9781420086959
YOP : 2014

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 368
CD : No

Have you ever had a question that keeps persisting and for which you cannot find a clear answer? Is the question seemingly so “simple” that the problem is glossed over in most resources, or skipped entirely? CRC Press/Taylor and Francis is pleased to introduce a new serioes of books that address Commonly Asked Questions in …. The major scientific and technical disciplines of today. It is designed as a resource for anyone from students and researchers to practicing professionals in related areas. The books are organized in a user friendly Question & Answer format. The questions presented progress from very broad to more specific, with answers that give clear and concise explanations. Illustrations, diagrams, and tables are incorporated throughout wherever helpful. Thermodynamics is a core discipline associated with applications in and principles underlying almost every scientific discipline pursued today, from nanoscale biochemical engineering to astrophysics. Highlighting chemical thermodynamics in particular, Commonly Asked Questions in Thermodynamics is written in an easy-to-understand style and provides a wealth of fundamental information, simple illustrations, and extensive references for further research and collection of specific data. Designed for scientists and engineers ranging from the undergraduate to the research frontier, this indispensible guide presents clear explanations for topics with wide applicability, and reflection the fact that very often, the most common questions are also the most profound. Contents: Definitions and the 1st Law of Thermodynamics What Is Thermodynamics? What Vocabulary Is Needed to Understand Thermodynamics? What Are Intermolecular Forces and How Do We Know They Exist? What Is Thermodynamic Energy? What Is the 1st Law of Thermodynamics? Questions That Serve as Examples of Work and the 1st Law of Thermodynamics? How Are Thermophysical Properties Measured? What Is the Difference between Uncertainty and Accuracy? What Are Standard Quantities and How Are They Used? What Mathematical Relationships Are Useful in Thermodynamics? What Is Statistical Mechanics? What Is Boltzmann’s Distribution? How Do I Evaluate the Partition Function q? What Can Be Calculated Using the Molecular Partition Function? Can Statistical Mechanics Be Used to Calculate the Properties of Real Fluids? What Are Real, Ideal, and Perfect Gases and Fluids? What Is the Virial Equation and Why Is It Useful? What Is the Principle of Corresponding States? What Is Entropy S? 2nd Law of Thermodynamics What Are the Two 2nd Laws? What Do I Do if There Are Other Independent Variables? What Happens When Th ere Is a Chemical Reaction? What Am I Able to Do Knowing Law 2a? What Am I Able to Do Knowing Law 2b? Is Th ere a 3rd Law? How Is the 2nd Law Connected to the Efficiency of a Heat Engine? What Is Exergy Good For? Phase Equilibria What Is Phase Equilibrium of a Pure Substance? What Is the Condition of Equilibrium between Two Phases of a Mixture of Substances? Do I Have to Use Chemical Potentials? What Is Fugacity? What Are Ideal Liquid Mixtures? What Are Activity Coefficients? How Do I Calculate Vapor + Liquid Equilibrium? Would Practical Examples Help? What Is the Temperature Change of Dilution? What about Liquid + Liquid and Solid + Liquid Equilibria? What Particular Features Do Phase Equilibria Have? What Are Solutions? Reactions, Electrolytes, and Nonequilibrium What Is Chemical Equilibrium? What Are Equilibrium Constants? What Is Irreversible Thermodynamics? What Are Galvanic Cells? What Is Special about Electrolyte Solutions? What Can Be Understood and Predicted for Systems Not at Equilibrium? Why Does a Polished Car in the Rain Have Water Beads? (Interfacial Tension) Power Generation, Refrigeration, and Liquefaction What Is a Cyclic Process and Its Use? What Are the Characteristics of Power Cycles? What Is a Refrigeration Cycle? What Is a Liquefaction Process? Where Do I Find My Numbers? What Kind of Numbers Are We Searching For? Is the Internet a Source to Find Any Number? What Software Package Exist for the Calculation of Thermophysical Properties? How Can I Evaluate Reported Experimental Values? How Do I Calculate Thermodynamic Properties? How Do I Calculate Transport Properties?

Modern Ceramic Engineering: Properties, Processing, and Use in Design, Third Edition - Richerson

Author

David Richerson
David W. Richerson
William Edward Lee

Cover Price : Rs 5,995.00

Imprint : T & F / Routledge
ISBN : 9781498798242
YOP : 2016
Edition : 2016

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 728
CD : No

DESCRIPTION Offers new examples, more than 500 illustrations, a handy glossary, and supplementary references or suggested reading Contains a study guide and updated problems at the end of each chapter to help professors and students focus on key points Incorporates many improvements using classroom-tested examples and methods developed in the authors own "Introduction to Ceramics" course at the University of Utah Addresses relationships of ceramic materials and ceramic matrix composites in comparison to metallic and organic materials Discusses physical, thermal, mechanical, time-dependent, electrical, dielectric, magnetic, and optical properties in terms of atomic bonding, crystal structure, crystal chemistry, and phase equilibrium Summary Ceramic materials have proven increasingly important in industry and in the fields of electronics, communications, optics, transportation, medicine, energy conversion and pollution control, aerospace, construction, and recreation. Professionals in these fields often require an improved understanding of the specific ceramics materials they are using. Modern Ceramic Engineering, Third Edition helps provide this by introducing the interrelationships between the structure, properties, processing, design concepts, and applications of advanced ceramics. This student-friendly textbook effectively links fundamentals and fabrication requirements to a wide range of interesting engineering application examples. A follow-up to our best-selling second edition, the new edition now includes the latest and most important technological advances in the field. The author emphasizes how ceramics differ from metals and organics and encourages the application of this knowledge for optimal materials selection and design. New topics discuss the definition of ceramics, the combinations of properties fulfilled by ceramics, the evolution of ceramics applications, and their importance in modern civilization. A new chapter provides a well-illustrated review of the latest applications using ceramics and discusses the design requirements that the ceramics must satisfy for each application. The book also updates its chapter on ceramic matrix composites and adds a new section on statistical process control to the chapter on quality assurance. Modern Ceramic Engineering, Third Edition offers a complete and authoritative introduction and reference to the definition, history, structure, processing, and design of ceramics for students and engineers using ceramics in a wide array of industries. Instructors We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption. Request an  e-inspection copy Share this Title AddThis Sharing Buttons Related Titles 1 of 6 Ceramic Materials for Electronics, Third Edition CONTENTS Preface Introduction CERAMICS AS ENGINEERING MATERIALS What is a Ceramic? History of Ceramics Applications: Engineering with Ceramics STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES Atomic Bonding and Crystal Structure Crystal Chemistry and Specific Crystal Structures Phase Equilibria and Phase Equilibrium Diagrams Physical and Thermal Behavior Mechanical Behavior and Measurement Time, Temperature, and Environmental Effects on Properties Electrical Behavior Dielectric, Magnetic, and Optical Behavior PROCESSING OF CERAMICS Powder Processing Shape-forming Processes Densification Final Machining Quality Assurance DESIGN WITH CERAMICS Design Considerations Design Approaches Failure Analysis Toughening of Ceramics Appendix A: Glossary Appendix B: Effective Ionic Radii for Cations and Anions Appendix C: Periodic Table Index

Nanotechnology for Microelectronics and Optoelectronics - J.M. Martinez-Duart

Author

J.M. Martinez-Duart
R.J. Martin-Palma
F. Agullo-Rueda

Cover Price : Rs 595.00

Imprint : Elsevier
ISBN : 8131216460
YOP : 2008

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 304
CD : No

About the Book :- Nanotechnology for Microelectronics and Optoelectronics is an invaluable reference guide for students studying Physics and Materials Science, and also for engineering schools specializing in electrical engineering and materials science. The book will also be of interest to scientists and practicing engineers whose field of interest touches upon the fundamental aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Although there are several books dealing with nanotechnology at an advanced level, there are very few especially addressed to final year undergraduate students and beginning PhD students. The Topics covered in this text include :- • Present trends in nanotechnology • Basic properties of quantum nanostructures : heterostructures, quantum wells and superlattices, quantum wires and quantum dots • Transport and optical properties in nanostructures • Behaviour of nanostructures in electric and magnetic fields : quantized conductance, single-electron effects and Coulomb blockade, integral and fractional quantum Hall effects • Ultra-fast transistors including high mobility (MODFET), resonant tunneling and single-electron transistors • Optoelectronic and photonic devices : quantum well and quantum dot lasers, superlattice photodetectors, high-speed optical modulators • The text also includes numerous problems and exercises with hints for solutions About the Authors :- The authors J.M. Martinez-Duart, R.J. Martin-Palma and F. Agullo-Rueda have been working in the field of transport, electrical and optoelectronic properties of nanostructures for the last two decades at several laboratories including IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center and Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research. The authors have published numerous articles in high impact scientific journals, have edited several volumes on nanotechnologies (Elsevier 1999 and 2001) and have tutored international courses on nanotechnologies.

Statistical Signal Processing - T. Chonavel

Author

T. Chonavel

Cover Price : Rs 595.00

Imprint : Springer
ISBN : 8181283795
YOP : 2008

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 352
CD : Yes

About the Book :- Modern information systems must handle huge amounts of data having varied natural or technological origins. Automated processing of these increasing signal loads requires the training of specialists capable of formalising the problems encountered. This book supplies a formalised, concise presentation of the basis of statistical signal processing. Equal emphasis is placed on approaches related to signal modelling and to signal estimation. In order to supply the reader with the desirable theoretical fundamentals and to allow him to make progress in the discipline, the results presented here are carefully justified. The representation of random signals in the Fourier domain and their filtering are considered. These tools enable linear prediction theory and related classical filtering techniques to be addressed in a simple way. The spectrum identification problem is presented as a first step toward spectrum estimation, which is studied in non-parametric and parametric frameworks. The later chapters introduce synthetically further advanced techniques that will enable the reader to solve signal processing problems of a general nature. Rather than supplying an exhaustive description of existing techniques, this book is designed for students, scientists and research engineers interested in statistical signal processing and who need to acquire the necessary grounding to address the specific problems with which they may be faced. It also supplies a well-organized introduction to the literature. The CD-ROM contains MATLAB programs in HTML format and is intended to provide simulation examples (program listings + simulation results) In addition, it also presents some basics of probability. Contents :- 1. Introduction.- 2. Random Processes.- 3. Power Spectrum.- 4. Spectral Representation.- 5. Filtering.- 6. Important Particular Processes.- 7. Non-linear Transforms of Processes.- 8. Linear Prediction.- 9. Particular Filtering Techniques.- 10. Rational Spectral Densities.- 11. Spectral Identification.- 12. Non-parametric Spectral Estimation.- 13. Parametric Spectral Estimation.- 14. Higher-order Statistics.- 15. Bayesian and MCMC Methods.- 16. Adaptive Estimation.- Appendices A-Z.

INTRODUCTION TO FUZZY LOGIC APPLICATIONS - JOHN HARRIS (EX)

Author

JOHN HARRIS

Cover Price : Rs 695.00

Imprint : Springer
ISBN : 9788184896374
YOP : 2010

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 232
CD : No

Fuzzy logic provides a unique method of approximate reasoning in an imperfect world. This text is a bridge to the principles of fuzzy logic through an application-focused approach to selected topics in Engineering and Management. The many examples point to the richer solutions obtained through fuzzy logic and to the possibilities of much wider applications. There are relatively few texts available at present in fuzzy logic applications. The style and content of this text is complementary to those already available. New areas of application are presented in a graded approach in which the underlying concepts are first described. The text is broadly divided into two parts which treat Processes and Materials and also System Applications. The level enables a selection of the text to be made for the substance of a senior undergraduate level course. There is also sufficient volume and quality for the basis of a postgraduate course. A more restricted and judicious selection can provide the material for a professional short course. CONTENTS Preface. -Comments and definitions -Flow processes -Thermal processes -Materials technology -Automatic control -Industrial engineering -Management science -A Guide to Fuzzy Logic -Further reading list Index

Analysis and Application of Analog Electronic Circuits to Biomedical Instrumentation - Robert B Northrop

Author

Robert B Northrop

Cover Price : Rs 2,500.00

Imprint : CRC Press
ISBN : 0849321433
YOP : 2005

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 576
CD : No

About the Book :- Biomedical engineers need a resource that helps them understand the architecture and function of basic analog electronic circuits used for signal conditioning in biomedical instrumentation. Analysis and Application of Analog Electronic Circuits to Biomedical Instrumentation explains the function and design of signal conditioning systems using analog ICs, circuits that enable ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG, tomographic images, biochemical spectrograms, and other crucial medical applications. The text demonstrates how op amps are the keystone of modern analog signal conditioning systems design, and illustrates their use in isolation and instrumentation amplifiers, active filters, and numerous biomedical instrumentation systems and subsystems. It examines the properties of the ideal op amp, and applies this model to the analysis of various circuits. The book also explains basic mathematical tools used to describe noise and its propagation through linear systems, and provides a basic description of the improvement of signal-to-noise ratio by signal averaging and linear filtering. By explaining structure and function of the "building blocks" of biomedical systems, the author illustrates the importance of signal conditioning systems in the devices that gather and monitor patientsí critical medical information. Contents :- Sources and Properties of Biomedical Signals. Models for Semiconductor Devices Used in Analog Electronic Systems. The Differential Amplifier. General Properties of Electronic Single-Loop Feedback Systems. Feedback, Frequency Response and Amplifier Stability. Operational Amplifiers. Analog Active Filters. Instrumentation and Medical Isolation Amplifiers. Noise and the Design of Low-Noise Amplifiers for Biomedical Applications. Digital Interfaces. Modulation and Demodulation of Examples.

Advanced Engineering Physics - Harish Parthasarathy

Author

Harish Parthasarathy

Cover Price : Rs 595.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 8180522512
YOP : 2009

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 710
CD : No

About the Book :- This book is intended partly to serve as a textbook cum reference for the course Engineering Physics taught at the undergraduate level in engineering colleges all over the country. The other purpose of the book is to serve as a reference book for research workers in theoretical physics and signal processing. The chapters of the book cover almost all the major disciplines in theoretical physics with an additional engineering flavour introduced via study projects. These projects will be of use to research workers in analog and digital signal processing who are interested in applying signal processing methods to physical problems. The material of the book is based partly on the theoretical physics volumes of Landau and Lifschitz and partly on the projects guided by the author in the electronics engineering department where he is currently working. The basic methodology employed by the author in this book is to describe the physical model via ordinary or partial differential equations and then show illustrate how digital signal processing techniques based on discretization of derivatives and partial derivatives can be applied to such models. Contents :- 1.Mechanics 2.Fluid Dynamics 3.ElectroMagnetics 4.Relativity 5.Quantum Mechanics 6.Circuit Theory 7.Optics 8.Solid State Physics 9.Digital Signal Processing 10.Probability 11.Statistical Physics Bibliography Index.

Signal Processing : Applications in Physical Models - Harish Parthasarathy

Author

Harish Parthasarathy

Cover Price : Rs 595.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 8180522504
YOP : 2009

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 572
CD : No

About the Book :- This book should be regarded as a natural extension of the course “Signal and Systems” as taught in the undergraduate engineering curriculum in all colleges in the country and abroad. In signals and systems, we are taught how to model systems using linear ordinary differential and differences equations with constant coefficients. This book extends this circle of ideas by introducing systems in physics that are modeled using partial differential equations, and nonlinear differential equations having possibly time varying coefficients and also stochastic differential equations involving nonlinear systems with random inputs. The physical systems that are modeled using nonlinear ordinary differential equations are those arising in classical mechanics, namely the Newtonian laws of motion. The systems involving the use of partial differential equations are those arising in electrodynamics, fluid dynamics quantum mechanics and general relativity. The systems involving the use of stochastic differential equations are primarily mechanical systems perturbed by noise. Numerical techniques developed for the solution of nonlinear ordinary and partial differential equations lead to difference equations. The undergraduate student after attending the course on signals and systems will be in a position to read this book and embar upon research in this wide field. The book can be used even by applied mathematicians who are looking for problems in physics where they can apply the theory of differential equations. Contents :- 1. Physical Systems 2. Signal and System Theory 3. Some tools for Signal theory About the Author :- An IIT Kanpur graduate, Dr. Harish Parthasarathy completed his research at IIT Delhi in the field of Design of Algorithm for Nonlinear Spectral Analysis of Signals. Thereafter the author worked as a post-doctoral visiting fellow at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore. The author started his illustrious teaching career as Assistant Professor at IIT, Bombay where he taught an undergraduate course on Circuits and Systems and a post-graduate course on Adaptive filters. As a visiting faculty at the IIT, Kanpur, he taught a post-graduate course on antenna analysis & synthesis besides tutoring an undergraduate course on linear algebra with adaptive filter applications. Since 2000 Dr. Parthasarathy, Asst. Professor, is teaching undergraduate courses on Circuits and Systems and Electromagnetic theory and a postgraduate course on digital and statistical signal processing at Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), New Delhi.

Datums and Map Projections : For Remote Sensing GIS and Surveying - Dr. J.C. Iliffe

Author

Dr. J.C. Iliffe

Cover Price : Rs 595.00

Imprint : Whittles Publishing
ISBN : 0849308844
YOP : 2006

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 192
CD : No

DESCRIPTION This book is a practical guide for those working with spatially referenced data and the problems that may be associated with datums and map projections. There has been a vast increase in the use of spatial data in recent years due to the development of geographic information systems for handling and manipulating data in digital form and also the development of techniques such as the global positioning system and satellite (or airborne) remote sensing. Increasingly, this is a subject that many non-specialists find they have to deal with and the book makes the issues clear without assuming any prior knowledge. The book focuses on solving the problems encountered when combining data from different sources, and explores short cuts applicable when incomplete information is available. There are many practical examples and extensive case studies and appendices of essential formulae. CONTENTS Introduction Two and three dimensional coordinate systems Height and the geoid Global, regional and local datums The global positioning system Aspects of datum transformations Fundamentals of map projections Cylindrical projections Azimuthal projections Conic projections Other projections Summary of information required Direct transformations Case studies References and Appendices

Engineering Composite Materials (2nd edition) - Bryan Harris

Author

Bryan Harris

Cover Price : Rs 695.00

Imprint : Woodhead
ISBN : 1861250320
YOP : 2006

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 352
CD : No

About the Book :- This book should prove invaluable to undergraduates on materials engineering courses and postgraduates beginning work on composites research projects. All major types of composite are covered and practical applications in aerospace, automotive, bio-engineering, electrical engineering, marine engineering and sport are covered. Contents :- The nature of composite materials Making composite materials Elastic properties of fibre composites The strength of fibre composites Fracture and toughness of composites Fatigue behaviour of fibre composites Environmental effects Problems.

Prandtl's Essentials of Fluid Mechanics - Herbert Oertel

Author

Herbert Oertel

Cover Price : Rs 995.00

Imprint : Springer
ISBN : 8181283864
YOP : 2005
Edition : 2005

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 736
CD : No

DESCRIPTION This book is an update and extension of the classic textbook by Ludwig Prandtl`s Essentials of Fluid Mechanics. It is based on the 10th German edition with additional material included. Chapters on wing aerodynamics, heat transfer, and layered flows have been revised and extended, and there are new chapters on fluid mechanical instabilities and biomedical fluid mechanics. References to the literature have been kept to a minimum, and the extensive historical citations may be found by referring to previous editions. This book is aimed at science and engineering students who wish to attain an overview of the various branches of fluid mechanics. It will also be useful as a reference for researchers working in the field of fluid mechanics. CONTENTS 1.Introduction 2.Properties of Liquids and Gases 3.Kinematics of Fluid flow 4.Dynamics of Fluid Flow 5.Fundamental Equations of Fluid Mechanics 6.Aerodynamics 7.Turbulent Flows 8.Fluid Mechanical Instabilities 9.Convective Heat and Mass Transfer 10.Multiphase Flows 11.Reactive Flows 12.Flows in the Atmosphere and in the Ocean 13.Biofluid Mechanics of Blood Circulation 14.Thermal Turbomachinery Selected Bibliography Index.

Fluid Mechanics : Problems and Solutions - Joseph H Spurk

Author

Joseph H Spurk

Cover Price : Rs 595.00

Imprint : Springer
ISBN : 9783662559338
YOP : 2017

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 620
CD : No

About the Book :- This collection of over 200 detailed worked exercises adds to and complements the textbook "Fluid Mechanics" by the same author, and, at the same time, illustrates the teaching material via examples. The exercises revolve around applying the fundamental concepts of "Fluid Mechanics" to obtain solutions to diverse concrete problems, and, in so doing, the students' skill in the mathematical modelling of practical problems is developed. In addition, 30 challenging questions WITHOUT detailed solutions have been included. While lecturers will find these questions suitable for examinations and tests, students themselves can use them to check their understanding of the subject. Contents :- 1. The Concept of the Continuum and Kinematics 2. Fundamental Laws of Continuum Mechanics 3. Constitutive Equations 4. Equation of Motion for Particular Fluids 5. Hydrostatics 6. Laminar Unidirectional Flows 7. Fundamentals of Turbulent Flow 8. Hydrodynamic Lubrication 9. Stream filament Theory 10. Potential Flow 11. Supersonic Flow 12. Boundary Layer Theory A - Tensor Calculus B - Examination Problems

Engineering Mechanics : Statics and Dynamics - Jivan Khachane

Author

Jivan Khachane
Ruchi Shrivastava

Cover Price : Rs 395.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9788180521089
YOP : 2017

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 400
CD : No

DESCRIPTION Th Engineering mechanics is essentially a part of every program in engineering. This comprehensive book meet the complete requirements of Engineering Mechanics course at the under graduate level. An attempt has been made to present the basic principles of engineering mechanics in a simple and sequential manner to enable the students to acquire a good grasp of the fundamentals. Standard notations are used throughout and important points are stressed. The subject matter has been discussed theoretically as well as mathematically in a systematic way, starting from the basics, keeping in mind the actual difficulties by the students during study. Each chapter contains an adequate numbers of solved examples along with equal numbers of exercises, with answers, to imbue self-confidence in the reader. The structure of this book is framed to serve both the average as well as brilliant students. CONTENTS 1. Statics 2. Support Reactions 3. Analysis of Truss 4. Centre of Gravity and Moment of Inertia 5. Friction 6. Lifting Machines 7. Transmission of Power 8. Kinematics 9. Kinetics 10. Shear Force and Bending Moment ABOUT THE AUTHORS Jivan Kachane got his B.E. (civil) degree from NMU, Jalgaon (MS). He took the M.E. (construction technology and management) degree from RGPV, Bhopal (MP). Presently he is Senior Lecturer in Applied Mechanics Deptt at Pillais Institute of Information Technology, Engineering, Media Center and Research (PIIT), Panvel, New Mumbai. He has published number of technical papers in various national conferences. He has authored Energy, Ecology, Environment and Society. Mrs. Ruchi Shrivastava got her B.E. (civil) degree from M.S.U. Baroda (GJ). She took the M.E. (Geotech. Structure) from M.S.U. Baroda (GJ) in 1998. She has taught Engineering Mechanics to undergraduate students for a number of years.

Composite Materials : Science and Applications : Functional Materials for Modern Technologies - Deborah D. L. Chung (EX)

Author

Deborah D. L. Chung

Cover Price : Rs 895.00

Imprint : Springer
ISBN : 9788181284662
YOP : 2009

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 303
CD : No

Non-structural applications of composites are rapidly increasing in importance due to industry need for modern analysis and improved performance. Scientific concepts governing the design of functional composites and that of structural composites are very different. This refreshingly new way of looking at composite materials covers composites in accordance with their functions. The functional approach demonstrates functions of composites relating to applications in electronic packaging, thermal management, smart structures and other timely technologies that are rarely covered in existing books on the subject. The exploration of composites with polymer, metal, cement, carbon and ceramics matrices distinguishes Composite Materials from previous books, which emphasise polymer-matrix composites. Features: -The functional approach enables a wide scientific scope, filling current industrial needs. -Excellent selection of example problems and solution -Descriptive figures which complement the text -Explanations are presented in a modern tutorial style -Extensive up to date chapter references An essential reference source for materials scientists, composite engineers and mathematicians alike, with a new vibrant yet functional approach, fills a need for both students and practitioners. The Engineering Materials and Processes series focuses on all forms of materials and the processes used to synthesise and formulate them as they relate to the various engineering disciplines. The series deals with a diverse range of materials: ceramics; metals (ferrous and non-ferrous); semiconductors; composites, polymers, biomimetics etc. Each monograph in the series is written by a specialist and demonstrates how enhancements in materials and the processes associated with them can improve performance in the field of engineering in which they are used. CONTENTS 1. Applications of composite materials 2. Science of composite materials 3. Composite materials for thermal applications 4. Composite materials for electrical applications 5. Composite materials for electromagnetic applications 6. Composite materials for thermoelectric applications 7. Composite materials for dielectric applications 8. Composite materials for optical applications 9. Composite materials for magnetic applications 10.Composite materials for electrochemical applications 11.Composite materials for biomedical applications 12.Composite materials for vibration damping 13.Intrinsically smart structural composites Index

Topics in Mathematical Physics - Dr. Harish Parthasarathy

Author

Dr. Harish Parthasarathy

Cover Price : Rs 995.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 8180521842
YOP : 2007

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 768
CD : No

DESCRIPTION There exist several textbooks and research monographs on mathematical physics but this book stands out as it unifies mathematical physics with engineering applications by including topics such as Random Processes in addition to physical interpretations of mathematical models. The development of mathematical tools as well as their application to the solution of physical and engineering problems go hand in hand in this book. The topics covered in this book include Circuit Theory and Nonlinear Systems, Random Processes, Differential Equations, Classical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, Fluid Dynamics, Electrodynamics, relativity general signal theory and group theory. The selection of problems in each section illustrates how the mathematical techniques developed in the sequel under topics like Differential Equations and group theory are applied to problems in theoretical physics and engineering. DSP implementations of equations occurring in theoretical physics has also been given some weightage in this book. In the sections on Random Processes and Signal Theory, Theory of Nonlinear Filtering has been introduced besides including more elementary properties of random variables and random processes and tools like the characteristic function and moment generating function for analyzing random phenomena. " In the section on Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Stochastic Calculus has been introduced. DSP implementations of the Schrodinger wave equation and relativistic wave equations in an electromagnetic field are also discussed. Some other features of this book include a good discussion of the Kerr Metric corresponding to a rotating blackhole, methods for implementing algorithms of quantum computation and quantum information using MATLAB, basic problems of quantum scattering theory and stochastic processes in fluid dynamics. It is hoped that this book will be welcomed by undergraduates who are stepping into postgraduate research as well as by professional researchers in the field of theoretical physics and engineering. CONTENTS 1. Circuit Theory, 2. Classical Mechanics, 3. Electrodynamics, 4. Quantum Mechanics, 5. Differential Equations, 6. Random Process, 7. Relativity, 8. General Signal Theory, 9. Signal and Systems, 10. Fluid Dynamics, 11. Linear Algebra, 12. Group Theory, 13. MATLAB Problems, 14. Partial Differential Equations, 15. Quantum Computation, 16. Experiments for Analog and Digital Communication Laboratory, 17. Miscellaneous problems and remarks on Signal Processing in Physical Models. ABOUT THE AUTHOR An IIT Kanpur graduate, Dr. Harish Parthasarathy completed his research at IIT Delhi in the field of Design of Algorithm for Nonlinear Spectral Analysis of Signals. Thereafter the author worked as a post-doctoral visiting fellow at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore. The author started his illustrious teaching career as Assistant Professor at IIT, Bombay where he taught an undergraduate course on Circuits and Systems and a post-graduate course on Adaptive Filters. As a visiting faculty at the IIT, Kanpur, he taught a post-graduate course on Antenna Analysis & Synthesis besides tutoring an undergraduate course on Linear Algebra with Adaptive Filter applications. Since 2000 Dr. Parthasarathy, Asst. Professor, is teaching undergraduate courses on Circuits and Systems and Electromagnetic Theory and a postgraduate course on Digital and Statistical Signal Processing at Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), New Delhi.

Engineering Geomorphology : Theory and Practice - P. G. Fookes

Author

P. G. Fookes
E. M. Lee
J. S. Griffiths

Cover Price : £ 40.00

Imprint : Whittles Publishing
ISBN : 1904445381
YOP : 2007

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 296
CD : No

DESCRIPTION Geomorphology is the study of the processes that shape the earth’s surface to create landforms. The earth’s surface is not static and landform changes through time can cause significant harm to life, property and the efficient utilization of natural resources. Over the last few decades engineering geomorphology has developed to support a number of distinct areas within civil engineering :- • Evaluation of the near surface ground for design and construction of man-made structures; • Estimation of risks to civil engineering projects from earth surface processes; • Determining the availability of resources for construction, especially aggregates; • Assessment of the effects of civil engineering projects on the environment. Engineering Geomorphology: Theory and Practice provides a compact and comprehensive introduction to the subject. The emphasis is on the nature, scale and consequences of landform change over timescales relevant to civil engineers (engineering time). A central theme is the need to view the site-specific conditions generated by surface processes as the product of changes occurring throughout earth surface systems in response to variations in past and present ambient conditions. The book is divided into five parts : Part I covers the basic geomorphological concepts that underpin efforts to explain the causes, mechanisms and consequences of landform change; Parts 2-4 show how the earth surface systems on hillslopes, rivers and the coast work, and, by doing so, generate hazards, define the ground conditions, and provide resources for engineering projects; and Part 5 presents common techniques that are available to investigate geomorphological situations that might affect engineering works. With a combined experience in excess of 100 years, the authors have been in the vangurard of the development of engineering geomorphology. The book focuses on pragmatic techniques that have proven useful and effective in all forms of engineering investigation. The result is a book of pioneering and fundamental importance for undergraduate, postgraduate and practicing geomorpholgists and geologists, as well as practicing engineers and it is the logical continuation and development of the seminal and successful work a Geomorphology for Engineers. CONTENTS Foreword; Prologue; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I : Landform Change; Part II: Slopes; Part III: Rivers; Part IV: The Coast; Part V: Investigation Techniques; Key References; Index. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Professor Peter Fookes is widely regarded as the ‘father of engineering geomorphology’ and his contribution has been recognized through four visiting professorships and many awards from professional and learned societies. As an international consultant he has worked in more than 90 countries on a huge variety of projects inclusing bridges, dams, tunnels, roads, airports, docks, pipelines and power stations. He has published almost 200 papers and several books and is now a Distinguished Research Associate at Oxford University. Dr. Mark Lee is one of the world’s leading engineering geomorphologists with an international practice, formerly in industry and academe for over 20 years. He has particular experience in terrain evaluation, landslides and coastal cliff recession, and has undertaken pioneering work on geohozard risk assessment. Professor James Griffiths holds a personal chair in Engineering Geology and Geomorphology at the University of Plymouth. The combination of 15 years full time industrial experience followed by a similar period in academe provides him with an invaluable perspective on the emerging discipline of engineering geomorphology.

Advanced Practical Process Control - B. Roffel

Author

B. Roffel
B. H. L. Betlem

Cover Price : Rs 795.00

Imprint : Springer
ISBN : 8181284129
YOP : 2008

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 320
CD : Yes

About the Book :- This text and reference offers an application-oriented approach to process control. It systematically explains process identification, control and optimization, the three key steps needed to solve a multivariable control problem. Theory is discussed as far as it is needed to understand and solve the defined problem, while numerous examples written in MATLAB illustrate the problem-solving approach. A new software package for linear multivariable process identification and control is included with the book on CD-ROM. This package combines unique features of some multivariable control tools, while a detailed description of this software package is included in a separate appendix. Contents :- 1 Introduction to Advanced Process Control Concepts 2 Process Simulation 3 Process Modeling and Identification 4 Identification Examples 5 Linear Multivariable Control 6 Multivariable Optimal Constraint Control Algorithm 7 Internal Model Control 8 Nonlinear Multivariable Control 9 Optimization of Process Operation 10 Optimization Examples 11 Integration of Control and Optimization Appendix I. MCPC software guide Appendix II. Comparison of control strategies for a hollow shaft reactor

Measurement and Instrumentation : Trends and Applications - M. K. Ghosh

Author

M. K. Ghosh
S. Sen
S. Mukhopadhyay

Cover Price : Rs 695.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9788180522567
YOP : 2017

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 688
CD : No

Reprinted in Paperback

About the Book : This book is designed for senior undergraduates as well as postgraduates specializing in Measurement and Instrumentation as a major. It is also targeted towards practicing engineers and researchers seeking exposure of certain advanced techniques of measurement. Apart from few chapters on fundamental topics, included for continuity, the book presents a collection of specialized sensing and signal processing techniques not easily found between two covers. Each chapter of this edited volume presents, in a lucid style, a brief background, the motivations, principles involved and the techniques, finally ending in its application. A beginner, in the specific areas of Measurement and Instrumentation presented here, will find sufficient material to start with. Coverage :- • Sensors: Electrical, Optical, Chemical, Biochemical, Nucleonic, Microwave and MEMS • Signal Conditioning and Processing: Signal Conditioning, Signal Processing, Filtering, Telemetry and Data Communication • Image Based Instrumentation: Biomedical and Remote Sensing • Intelligent Instrumentation: Sensor Fusion and Signal Estimation • Applications: Irrigation, Medical, Robotic, Bioprocess and Two-phase Flow. Chapters of this book have been written by the faculty members and research scholars of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur based on their experience of research and teaching over three decades in the field of Measurement and Instrumentation. Contents :- Preface, Part A : Introduction, Chapter 1: Evolution and Trends in Measurement and Instrumentation, Chapter 2: Instrument Performance Evaluation, Part B : Sensors, Chapter 3: Electrical Sensors, Chapter 4: Optical Sensors, Chapter 5: Chemical Sensors, Chapter 6: Biochemical Sensors, Chapter 7: Nucleonic Sensors, Chapter 8: Microwave Sensors, Chapter 9: Silicon Micromachining, Microsensors and MEMS, Chapter 10: Design of MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers, Part C: Signal Conditioning and Processing, Chapter 11: Signal Conditioning and Processing, Chapter 12: Telemetry and Data Communication, Chapter 13: High Order Filter Design, Part D : Image Based Instrumentation, Chapter 14: Boundary Extraction and Contour Propagation of Heart Image Sequences, Chapter 15: Remote Sensing An Overview, Part E : Intelligent and Virtual Instrumentation, Chapter 16: Sensor Fusion and Estimation in Instrumentation, Chapter 17: On-line Monitoring of Manufacturing Processes: ACase study of Tool Monitoring in Face Milling, Chapter 18: Real Time Power System Frequency Estimation Techniques, Part F : Applications, Chapter 19: Automation in Irrigation, Chapter 20: VLSI in Medical Instrumentation, Chapter 21: Robotic Instrumentation, Chapter 22: Bioprocess Instrumentation, Chapter 23: Measurement of Two-Phase Flow Parameters (Void Fraction and Flow Rate). About the Editors :- M.K. Ghosh, Formerly Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur. S. Sen, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur. S. Mukhopadhyay, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur.

Advanced Fluid Mechanics - W. P. Graebel

Author

W. P. Graebel

Cover Price : Rs 695.00

Imprint : Elsevier
ISBN : 8131220092
YOP : 2009

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 376
CD : No

About the Book :- Advanced Fluid Mechanics covers all major aspects of incompressible advanced fluid mechanics in a single volume. While an introductory course in fluid mechanics is a recommended prerequisite, the text stars from fundamentals to develop the general theory. From this, it proceeds to a study of inviscid flow in two and three dimensions, viscous flow including both viscous and thermal boundary layer theory, flow stability, turbulence, and a succinct introduction to computational fluid dynamics. It offers exceptional pedagogy, for both class-room use and self-instruction, including many worked-out examples, end-of-chapter problems, and actual computer programs that can be used to reinforce theory with real-world applications. Numerical methods are introduced throughout the text where appropriate. The text introduces three-dimensional fluid mechanics to the engineering student, using classical theory accompanied by modern computational methods. Unfamiliar mathematics is explained in the text and in a mathematical appendix. The approach to the individual aspects covered are embedded in the real world, showing the student how the idealizations learned can be put to use for solving complex engineering problems. Contents :- Preface; Chapter 1. Fundamentals; Chapter 2. Inviscid Irrotational Flows; Chapter 3. Irrotational Two-Dimensional Flows; Chapter 4. Surface and Interfacial Waves; Chapter 5. Exact Solutions of the Navier-Strokes Equations; Chapter 6. The Boundary Layer Approximation; Chapter 7. Thermal Effects; Chapter 8. Low Reynolds Number Flows; Chapter 9. Flow Stability; Chapter 10. Turbulent Flows; Chapter 11. Computational Methods – Ordinary Differential Equations; Chapter 12. Multidimensional Computational Methods; Appendix; Index.

Just in Time : Concept and Practices - D.K. Singh

Author

D.K. Singh

Cover Price : Rs 595.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9788180521393
YOP : 2009

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 168
CD : No

About the Book :- The aim of the book is to enrich the knowledge on JIT through extensive reporting of empirical research and practices. JIT is an important tool to improve the operational efficiency of an organization. It ensures total customer satisfaction by providing customized products to a customer at the right time. An essential read for all levels of management, especially in manufacturing units; this book offers a radically different approach, needed to give strategic advantage to a company, through the use of JIT and making it to uniquely stand in the global market. Contents :- Preface 1. Introduction to JIT 2. Quality Management and JIT 3. Manufacturing Environment and JIT 4. Automation and JIT Manufacturing 5. Customer Satisfaction and JIT 6. World-class Manufacturing and JIT 7. Information Technology and JIT 8. Kaizen Principle and JIT 9. Indian Industries and JIT Subject Index. About the Author :- D. K. Singh is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Manufacturing Processes and Automation Engineering at Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, University of Delhi, New Delhi. He has over twenty five national and international publications in various journals and conferences; and has also authored six books. His books are published from Ane Books; CRC Press; USA (Taylor & Francis Group); and Pearson Education.

Theory of Isotropic / Orthotropic Elasticity : An Introductory Primer - Prof. K. Bhaskar

Author

Prof. K. Bhaskar
Prof. T.K. Varadan

Cover Price : Rs 995.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789380156200
YOP : 2015

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 246
CD : No

About the Book :- This book provides a lucid introduction to the theory of elasticity as applied to isotropic, specially orthotropic and laminated structures. With an application-oriented approach, the book clearly emphasises the need for this rigorous analysis and illustrates its utility for a variety of problems. The simultaneous treatment of comparable isotropic and orthotropic problems enables one to easily visualize the changes in structural behaviour due to material orthotropy. Though intended as a textbook for graduate engineering study, this book will be valuable as a self-study aid for practising engineers as well. Contents :- Preface 1. Introduction and Mathematical Framework 2. Plane Problems in Cartesian Coordinates 3. Plane Problems in Polar Coordinates 4. Torsion of Non-circular Sections 5. Some Other Problems of Interest Appendix Index About the Authors :- Prof. K. Bhaskar has been with the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras since 1992. As part of the Structures Group, he teaches courses related to Solid Mechanics and Elasticity. He has published more than forty-five papers, primarily related to theoretical modeling of thick laminated structures, in several national and international journals. Prof. T. K. Varadan was with the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras for about thirty-five years before retiring in 2001. Besides teaching a wide variety of courses related to Structural Mechanics and Design, he has made significant research contributions in the areas of Non-linear Vibrations and Composite Structures, with more than one hundred refereed publications.

Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2nd Edn - R. Murugan, G. Rajalakshmi and N. Sivanandham

Author

R Murugan
G Rajalakshmi
N Sivanandham

Cover Price : Rs 395.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789384726072
YOP : 2016

Binding : Paperback
Size : 6.25
Total Pages : 356
CD : No

About the Book This second edition is intended for an introductory course in basic electrical and electronics. This is written for B. Tech / B.E first year students of all Engineering Colleges. This edition consists of chapters covering the complete topics systematically and exhaustively. At the end of each chapter objectives and unsolved examples have been added to make the book complete in all aspects. This book will be useful for the students to prepare their regular university examinations. This revised edition consists of solved, Anna University question papers. Though the book is written, keeping in mind the requirements of Anna University it meets the requirements of almost all universities. The authors have endeavored to make this book simple and precise to save time. Contents 1. Electrical Circuits And Measurements 2. Electrical Mechanics 3. Semiconductor Devices And Applications 4. Digital Electronics 5. Fundamentals Of Communication Engineering. About the Authors Dr. R.Murugan is currently working as Associate professor in Easwari Engineering college, Chennai. He graduated in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Government college of Engineering,Salem, Madras university Chennai. He secured his M.E high voltage Engineering and Ph.D from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna university Chennai. He is in teaching profession for more than 15 years. He is member IETE. His main area of interest includes high voltage engineering control system and electromagnetic field computation. He has published number of papers in journals, National and international conferences. G. Rajalakshmi obtained her M.TECH from Anna University; she is currently working as Assistant Professor in Sri Krishna College of Engineering, Arakkonam in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. She is a Research Scholar in St Peters University, Avadi, Chennai. She is in teaching profession for more than 12 years. She is a life member ISTE. She has published number of papers in journals, National and international conferences. N. Sivanandham currently working as a Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering from P.B. College of Engineering. He is in teaching profession for more than 9 years. He is a life member ISTE. He has published number of papers in journals, National and international conferences.

Engineering Mathematics: A Project & Problem Based Approach - Harish Parthasarathy

Author

Harish Parthasarathy

Cover Price : Rs 595.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 978938061828X
YOP : 2010

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 986
CD : No

About the book This is book on Engineering Mathematics covers all the standard material as outined in Kreyszig's book and as perceived by the author. In addition, this also contains a stream of examples taken from the physical sciences like classical mechanics, fluid dynamics, electromagnetics, quantum mechanics and the general theory of relativity. It will be of particular use to the undergraduate student who after having studied Kreyszig's book is looking for research problems where these methods can be applied.. Postgraduate students and research workers in engineering and physics will find the book useful as a handy reference. Contents Acknowledgements, Preface, 1 The Derivative and the Integral, 2 Ordinary Differential equations, 3 Solved Examples, 4 Solved examples, 5 Linear algebra and matrix theory, 6 Fourier series and transforms, 7 Partial differential equations, 8 Functions of a complex variable, 9 Laplace transforms, 10 Vector algebra, 11 Vector calculus, 12 Probability theory and statistics, 13 Riemannian geometry and tensor calculus, 14 Selected topics in Group theory with applications, 15 Perturbation theory for differential equations, 16 Calculus of variations, 17 Stochastic filtering theory, 18 Generalized functions, 19 Simulation of analog systems on the digital computer, 20 Basic Circuit and System theory, 21 MATLAB Exercises, 22 Appendix:Reprints of some technical reports from DSP lab at NSIT, 23 Miscellaneous solved and unsolved problems in engineering mathematics, Bibliography, Index. About the author An IIT Kanpur graduate, Dr. Harish Parthasarathy completed his research at IIT Delhi in the field of Design of Algorithm for Nonlinear Spectral Analysis of Signals. Thereafter the author worked as a post-doctoral visiting fellow at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore. The author started his illustrious teaching career as Assistant Professor at IIT, Bombay where he taught an undergraduate course on Circuits and Systems and a post-graduate course on Adaptive filters. As a visiting faculty at the IIT, Kanpur, he taught a post-graduate course on antenna analysis & synthesis besides tutoring an undergraduate course on linear algebra with adaptive filter applications. Since 2000 Dr. Parthasarathy, Asst. Professor, is teaching undergraduate courses on Circuits and Systems and Electromagnetic theory and a postgraduate course on digital and statistical signal processing at Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), New Delhi

Understanding Engineering Humanities, 2nd ed. - B.N. Ghosh

Author

B.N. Ghosh

Cover Price : Rs 195.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9380618722
YOP : 2011

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 271
CD : No

About the Book This book is designed primarily as a textbook for the B.Tech. students of Kerala University. It covers the entire syllabus and makes an attempt to present every topic in a lucid and incisive manner without any rigmarole and humpty-dumptyness. The book should prove immensely useful to the students of Engineering Humanities. Contents Part I: Economics; 1. Conceptualising Economics: Some Stylised Facts, 2. Demand and Supply, 3. Analysis of Production, 4. Cost of Production, 5. National Income Analysis, 6. Money and its Significance, 7. Inflation and Deflation, 8. Keynesian Economics and its Applicability to Underdeveloped Countries, 9. Indian Economy: Selected Topics, 10. Environment and Development, 11. Issues in Environment Management, 12. Population and Resources, 13. Contemporary Global Financial Crisis, Part II: Accountancy; 14. Introduction to Accountancy, Index, Test your Knowledge About the Author Dr. B.N.Ghosh,Ph.D(India), Ph.D(Australia), M.CIM(UK), GFCR(Harvard), is currently Visiting Professor at Leeds College of Management and Technology, Leeds (UK),Formerly, he was the Director of the Institute of Management and Technology at punnapra (Kerala), Govt. of Kerala. He was the Chief Editor of International Journal of Human Development (UK). He has taught in a few universities in India and Malaysia for a long time, and also worked in Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus as a Visiting Professor for many years. He had a stint as a Visiting Professor at Zhejiang Gongshang University, China. He has written extensively in refereed professional journals and attended International Conferences in many countries including UK, Italy, China, North Africa, India and Iran. His research works have been published in India, USA, UK, Canada, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, Bangladesh, Netherlands and Philippines. He has written, edited and co-authored a large number of books published by renowned international publishers of India, Malaysia, UK and USA. He has undertaken short-term consultancies for various organizations including the UNDP and the Govt. of Malaysia. He is the Chief Editor of Journal of Human Development. Prof. Ghosh is the recipient of the emerald award (UK) for academic excellence for the year 2006.

Strength of Materials: Problems and Solutions (9789380618746) - D.K. Singh

Author

D.K. Singh

Cover Price : Rs 325.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789380618746
YOP : 2011

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 456
CD : No

About the Book This book covers all the important topics of Strength of Materials and presents the theory in brief having all the important concepts and formulae to solve the problems. It contains a large number of standard problems and their most appropriate solutions. The book can serve as a tutor at home. Contents 1. Simple Stresses and Strains 2. Analysis of Framed Structures 3. Centroid and Moment of Inertia 4. Principal Stresses 5. Stresses in Beams 6. Strain Energy and Theory of Elastic Failure 7. Shear Forces and Bending Moments in Beams 8. Deflection of Beams 9. Torsion of Circular Members 10. Springs 11. Columns 12. Pressure Vessels Appendix A Appendix B About the Author D.K.Singh is Associate Professor in the Division of Manufacturing Processes and Automation Engineering at Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, University of Delhi, New Delhi. He has over 30 publications in various national and international journals and conferences, and has also authored eight books. His books are published from Ane Books India; CRC Press, USA;(Taylor & Francis Group) and Pearson Education, Singapore.

Ocean Wave Mechanics : Applicatiaons in Marine Structures - V. Sundar

Author

V. Sundar

Cover Price : Rs 1,495.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789385462917
YOP : 2016

Binding : Hardback
Size : 6.25" X 9.50"
Total Pages : 286
CD : No

About the Book This book provides the fundamental understanding of the behaviour of ocean waves. It discusses the physical phenomenon of wave characteristics alongside the mathematical equation description of the same. The information provided in this book further enhances the knowledge of forces prevailing in the seas and greatly aid to efficient design of coastal and marine structures. A number of worked out examples accentuates the understanding of the subject matter. The topic of discussion of waves would be incomplete on failing to acknowledge ocean wave energy conversion which is also included as the part of the book. Contents 1. Introduction 2. Basic Fluid Mechanics 3. Basics of Wave Motion 4. Wave Deformation 5. Finite Amplitude Wave Theories 6. Description and Analysis of Random Waves 7. Wave Loads on Structures 8. Ocean Wave Energy. About theAuthor Prof. Vallam Sundar, joined as a faculty at I IT, Madras in 1981 is presently Professor at the department of Ocean Engineering since 1996. He obtained M.Tech and Ph.D degrees from the same institution. He has been rated as an excellent teacher in IIT Madras. Prof. Sundar has guided 19 Ph.D students and has about 450 publications in conferences and journals to his credit. A few of his publications have won the best paper award at the International conferences. He has participated in over 100 conferences worldwide and has chaired a number technical sessions. He is on the editorial board for 10 International journals. He was invited by several German agencies as a visiting Scientist and Professor from 1992 to 2006. Recognizing his contributions to teaching and research in Coastal Engineering, he was bestowed the prestigious Honorary Doctorate by University of Wuppertal, Germany. He was elected Chairman of its Asia Pacific division in 2006 by The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research, IAHR. One of the most significant contribution of Prof. Sundar, amongst coastal/Ocean engineering related problems, is his solution to the continuous coastal erosion along the North of Chennai harbor. The adoption of groin field not only solved the problem but has also enhanced the formation of beach. Similarly, the coastal protection measures suggested by him and implemented along the west coast of Tamil Nadu have proved to be excellent buffers in reducing the impact of tsunami 2004. He has also been instrumental in the development of fishing harbours along Indian coast.

Plates: Theories and Applications - K. Bhaskar

Author

K. Bhaskar
T.K. Varadan

Cover Price : Rs 495.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789382127024
YOP : 2015

Binding : Paperback
Total Pages : 354
CD : No

About the Book Plates are encountered in several forms-starting from the simple uniform, thin, homogeneous metallic structure to more efficient and durable alternatives involving features such as variable-thickness, lamination, sandwich construction, fiber reinforcement, functional graduation, and moderately- thick to very-thick geometry. Correspondingly, several theoretical models are employed for their analysis and design starting from the classical thin plate theory to alternatives obtained by incorporation of appropriate complicating effects or by using fundamentally different assumptions. This book is an attempt to capture the essentials of this development and to present it such that the reader can obtain a quick understanding and overview of the subject area of plate structures. Contents PART A: CLASSICAL THEORY AND STRAIGHTFORWARD APPLICATIONS 1.Definition of a Thin Plate 2. Classical Plate Theory 3. A Critical Assessment of Classical Plate Theory 4. Analysis of Rectangular Plates 5. Analysis of Circular Plates 6. Free and Forced Vibration 7. Effect of In-plane Forces on Static Flexure, Dynamics and Stability 8. Approximate Solutions, Appendix - Solutions for Problems, PART B: COMPLICATING EFFECTS AND CORRESPONDING THEORIES 9. Anisotropic, Laminated and Functionally- Graded Plates 10. Elasticity Solutions for Plates 11. Shear Deformation Theories 12. Variable Thickness Plates 13. Plate Buckling due to Non-Uniform Compression 14. Non-Linear Flexure and Vibration 15. Post-Buckling Behaviour, Index About the Authors Prof.K.Bhaskar has been with Indian Institute of Technology, Madras since 1992, and is presently the Head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering. As part of the Structures Group, he teaches courses related to Solid Mechanics and Elasticity. He has published about fifty papers, primarily related to theoretical modeling of thick laminated structures, in several national and international journals. Prof.T.K.Varadan was with the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras for more than thirty-five years before retiring in 2001. Besides teaching a wide variety of courses related to Structural Mechanics and Aircraft Design, he has made significant research contributions in the areas of Non-linear Vibration and Composite Structure, with more than one hundred refereed publications in international and national journals. Prof.Bhaskar and Prof. Varadan have coauthored a book earlier: Theory of Isotropic/Orthotropic Elasticity (Ane Books/CRC, 2009)

Logistics Operations and Management - Reza Zanjirani Farahani (EX)

Author

Reza Zanjirani Farahani
Shabnam Rezapour
Laleh Kardar

Cover Price : Rs 2,995.00

Imprint : Elsevier
ISBN : 9789382291114
YOP : 2013

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 486
CD : No

Elsevier Insights provides high quality specialized content across a range of disciplines including life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, engineering, computing and finance. Through fast-track publication, Elsevier Insights offers the reader cutting edge information, available in eBook or print format. Contents PART I: INTRODUCTION 1. Overview Reza Zanjirani Farahani, Shabnam Rezapour, Laleh Kardar 2. Physical Flows Hannan Sadjady PART II: STRATEGIC ISSUES 3. Logistics Strategic Decisions Maryam SteadieSeifi 4. Logistics Philosophies Zahra Rouhollahi 5. Logistics Parties S. A. Seyed-Alagheband 6. Logistics Future Trends Amir Zakery PART III: TACTICL & OPERATIONAL ISSUES 7. Transportation Zohreh Khooban 8. Vehicle Routing Problem Farzaneh Daneshzand 9. Packaging and Material Handling Mahsa Parvini 10. Storage, Warehousing & Inventory management Maryam Abbasi 11. Customer Service Samira Fallah PART IV: SEPCIAL AREAS AND PHILOSOPHIES 12. Logistics System: Information and Communication Technology Shokoofeh Asadi 13. Reverse Logistics Masoomeh Jamshidi 14. Retail Logistics Hamid Afshari and Fatemeh Hajipouran Benam 15. Humanitarian Logistics Planning in Disaster Relief Operations Ehsan Nikbakhsh and Reza Zanjirani Farahani 16. Freight Transportation externalities Fatemeh Ranaiefar and Amelia Regan 17. Robust Optimization of Uncertain Logistics Networks Sara Hosseini and Wout Dullaert 18. Integration in logistics planning and optimization Behnam Fahimnia and Reza Molaei M H Ebrahimi 19. Optimization in Natural Gas Network Planning Maryam Hamedi, Reza Zanjirani Farahani, and Gholamreza Esmaeilian 20. Risk Management in Gas Networks Reza Zanjirani Farahani, Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi and Mohammad Bakhshayeshi Baygi 21. Modeling the Energy Freight Transportation Network Mohsen Rajabi

Antennas and Wave Propagation - Harish Parthasarathy

Author

Harish Parthasarathy

Cover Price : Rs 2,495.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789383656998
YOP : 2016

Binding : Hardback
Size : 9.5
Total Pages : 466
CD : No

About the Book: This book is a basic textbook on antenna theory and wave propagation for third year undergraduate students. It covers all the standard material like derivation of the radiation field pattern produced by electric and magnetic current sources, duality in the Maxwell equations, antenna parameters and the radar equation, infinitesimal dipole, straight wire and circular loop antennas, Yagi-Uda array, pattern multiplication theorem and antenna arrays, propagation of em waves in different kinds of media etc. Apart from this, it also contains specialized research topics like quantum fluctuations in the antenna pattern,gravitational waves based on general relativity ans quantization of the gravitational field. Secondly, a separate section on transmission lines and waveguides has also been included and this material can be used to teach a separate course on transmission lines and waveguides. Finally, a section devoted to dsp tools applied to antennas , transmission lilnes and waveguides has been included to enable the readers to simulate antenna patterns, and voltage and current in a transmission line using MATLAB. Specialized topics include problems like target shape calculation from scattered em waves and analysis of inhomogeneous waveguides using perturbation theory for partial differential equations. About the Author: The author completed his B.Tech in electrical engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1990, and his Ph.D in signal processing from IIT Delhi in 1994 . He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore from 1993 to 1994 where he was involved in galactic simulation . He has worked in IIT Mumbai, IIT Kanpur and NSIT Delhi as an Assistant Professor teaching undergraduate courses on Signals and Systems, adaptive filters and statistical signal processing, electromagnetics and group representation based image processing. Since 2007, he has been a professor at the ECE division at NSIT teaching courses on signal analysis, electromagnetics, antennas and transmission lines and waveguides. His other research interests include quantum computation and quantum gate design. He has published over fifty research papers in international journals and conferences and ten books on a variety of topics related to mathematical physics and signal processing. He has also supervised eight Ph.D students. Contents : Part I: Antennas and wave propagation, basic theory 1: The Maxwell equations in the presence of magnetic charges and magnetic Currents, 2: Antenna parameters, 3: Wire antennas 4: Surface and aperture antennas 5: Antenna arrays 6: Signal processing algorithms for antenna arrays 7: Surface shape estimation from the reflected field pattern 8: The general theory of wave propagation 9: The effect of electromagnetic fields on atoms 10: The effect of gravitational fields on global positioning systems Part II: Transmission lines and waveguides 1: Computing the distributed parameters of a transmission line using the Maxwell theory 2: The basic linear transmission line equations and their frequency domain analysis 3: Time domain analysis of a transmission line 4: Stub matching for transmission lines 5: Quantum mechanical methods for estimating the distributed parameters of a transmission line 6: Coupled Transmission lines 7: Transmission lines with random input 8: Transmission lines with randomly fluctuating distributed parameters 9: Numerical simulation of transmission lines by spatio-temporal discretization 10: Analysis of transmission lines with non-linear and memory effects taken into account 11: The basic theory of rectangular homogeneous waveguides Part III: DSP tools applied to antennas, transmission lines and waveguides 1: Signal Sampling and reconstruction 2: Difference equations, LTI systems in discrete time and the Z-transform 3: Perturbation theoretic analysis of nonlinear systems 4: Random signals through linear and nonlinear systems in discrete time 5: Discrete time linear and nonlinear system identification 6: Linear and nonlinear filter design 7: Adaptive filters

Hardware/Software Co-Design and Optimization for Cyberphysical Integration in Digital Microfluidic Biochips - Yan Luo

Author

Yan Luo
Krishnendu Chakrabarty
Tsung-Yi Ho

Cover Price : Euro 89.99

Imprint : Springer
ISBN : 9783319090054
YOP : 2015

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 210
CD : No

This book describes a comprehensive framework for hardware/software co-design, optimization, and use of robust, low-cost, and cyberphysical digital microfluidic systems. Readers with a background in electronic design automation will find this book to be a valuable reference for leveraging conventional VLSI CAD techniques for emerging technologies, e.g., biochips or bioMEMS. Readers from the circuit/system design community will benefit from methods presented to extend design and testing techniques from microelectronics to mixed-technology microsystems. For readers from the microfluidics domain, this book presents a new design and development strategy for cyberphysical microfluidics-based biochips suitable for large-scale bioassay applications. • Takes a transformative, “cyberphysical” approach towards achieving closed-loop and sensor feedback-driven biochip operation under program control; • Presents a “physically-aware” system reconfiguration technique that uses sensor data at intermediate checkpoints to dynamically reconfigure biochips; • Enables readers to simplify the structure of biochips, while facilitating the “general-purpose” use of digital microfluidic biochips for a wider range of applications. Contents Introduction.- Error-Recovery in Cyberphysical Biochips.- Real-Time Error Recovery Using a Compact Dictionary.- Biochemistry Synthesis under Completion-Time Uncertainties in Fluidic Operations.- Optimization of On-Chip Polymerase Chain Reaction.- Pin-Count Minimization for Application-Independent Chips.- Pro-Limited Cyberphysical Microfluidic Biochip.- Conclusions.

Inorganic Materials Synthesis and Fabrication - John N.Lalena

Author

John N. Lalena
David A. Cleary
Everett E. Carpenter
Nancy F. Dean

Cover Price : Rs 4,495.00

Imprint : Wiley
ISBN : 9788126552870
YOP : 2015

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 312
CD : No

Contents Preface. 1. Crystallographic and Microstructural Considerations. 2. Chemical Energetics and Atomistics of Reactions and Transformations in Solids. 3. Solid - Vapor Reactions. 4. Solid - Liquid Reactions. 5. Solid - Solid Reactions. 6. Nanomaterials Synthesis. 7. Materials Fabrication. Appendix A1: General Mechanical Engineering Terms. Appendix A2: Green Materials Synthesis and Processing. Index.

Physics of Functional Materials - Hasse Fredriksson

Author

Hasse Fredriksson
Ulla Akerlind

Cover Price : Rs 4,495.00

Imprint : Wiley
ISBN : 9788126553600
YOP : 2015

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 488
CD : No

The field of material science encompasses elements of metallurgy, chemistry, physics, engineering and nanoscience. One of the main aims of material science is to understand materials fundamentally so that new materials with tailored properties can be created. thus, education in material science needs to involve the field of traditional material physics. This textbook provides an excellent introduction to the physics of functional materials with solved examples in the text and exercise for students at the end of each chapter as well as answers to all the exercises at the end of the book. Solutions to the exercises can also be downloaded from www.wiley.com . Topics covered are: - Structures of Melts and Solids - Theory of Atoms and Molecules - Theory of Solids - Properties of Gases - Transformation Kinetics. Diffusion in Solids - Mechanical, Thermal and Magnetic Properties of Solids - Transport Properties of Solids. Optical Properties o Solids - Properties of Liquids and Melts. This book is suitable for students of various sciences at the upper undergraduate and postgraduate level. Examples of such sciences are materials science, chemistry, metallurgy and many other scientific and technical fields where a basic knowledge of the foundations of modern physics and/or properties of materials is necessary or desirable as a basis and a background for higher studies. It is also valuable Supplementary Reading for Engineers who work with problems relating to the field of material science and engineers who work with computer analysis of problems in this field. Contents Preface. 1. Structures of Melts and Solids. 1.1 Introduction. 1.2 X-ray Analysis. 1.3 The Hard Sphere Model of Atoms. 1.4 Crystal Structure. 1.5 Crystal Structures of Solid Metals. 1.6 Crystal Defects in Pure Metals. 1.7 Structures of Alloy Melts and Solids. Summary. Exercises. 2. Theory of Atoms and Molecules. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 The Bohr Model of Atomic Structure. 2.3 The Quantum Mechanical Model of Atomic Structure. 2.4 Solution of the Schrödinger Equation for Atoms. 2.5 Quantum Mechanics and Probability. Selection Rules. 2.6 The Quantum Mechanical Model of Molecular Structure. 2.7 Diatomic Molecules. 2.8 Polyatomic Molecules. Summary. Exercises. 3. Theory of Solids. 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Bonds in Molecules and Solids. Some Definitions. 3.3 Bonds in Molecules and Non-Metallic Solids. 3.4 Metallic Bonds. 3.5 Band Theory of Solids. 3.6 Elastic Vibrations in Solids. 3.7 Influence of Lattice Defects on Electronic Structures in Crystals. Summary. Exercises. 4. Properties of Gases. 4.1 Introduction. 4.2 Kinetic Theory of Gases. 4.3 Energy Distribution in Particle Systems. Maxwell-Boltzmann´s Distribution Law. 4.4 Gas Laws. 4.5 Heat Capacity. 4.6 Mean Free Path. 4.7 Viscosity. 4.8 Thermal Conduction. 4.9 Diffusion. 4.10 Molecular Sizes. 4.11 Properties of Gas Mixtures. 4.12 Plasma – The Fourth State of Matter. Summary. Exercises. 5. Transformation Kinetics: Diffusion in Solids. 5.1 Introduction. 5.2 Thermodynamics. 5.3 Transformation Kinetics. 5.4 Reaction Rates. 5.5 Kinetics of Homogeneous Reactions in Gases. 5.6 Diffusion in Solids. Summary. Exercises. 6. Mechanical, Thermal and Magnetic Properties of Solids. 6.1 Introduction. 6.2 Total Energy of Metallic Crystals. 6.3 Elasticity and Compressibility. 6.4 Expansion. 6.5 Heat Capacity. 6.6 Magnetism. Summary. Exercises. 7. Transport Properties of Solids. Optical Properties of Solids. 7.1 Introduction. 7.2 Thermal Conduction. 7.3 Electrical Conduction. 7.4 Metallic Conductors. 7.5 Insulators. 7.6 Semiconductors. 7.7 Optical Properties of Solids. Summary. Exercises. 8 Properties of Liquids and Melts. 8.1 Introduction. 8.2 X-ray Spectra of Liquids and Melts. 8.3 Models of Pure Liquids and Melts. 8.4 Melting Points of Solid Metals. 8.5 Density and Volume. 8.6 Thermal Expansion. 8.7 Heat Capacity. 8.8 Transport Properties of Liquids. 8.9 Diffusion. 8.10 Viscosity. 8.11 Thermal Conduction. 8.12 Electrical Conduction. Summary. Exercises Answers to Exercises. Index.

Measurement and Instrumentation Trends and Applications - M.K.Ghosh

Author

M.K. Ghosh
S. Sen
S. Mukhopadhyay

Cover Price : Rs 795.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9788180520617
YOP : 2008

Binding : Hardback
Total Pages : 688
CD : No

About the Book : This book is designed for senior undergraduates as well as postgraduates specializing in Measurement and Instrumentation as a major. It is also targeted towards practicing engineers and researchers seeking exposure of certain advanced techniques of measurement. Apart from few chapters on fundamental topics, included for continuity, the book presents a collection of specialized sensing and signal processing techniques not easily found between two covers. Each chapter of this edited volume presents, in a lucid style, a brief background, the motivations, principles involved and the techniques, finally ending in its application. A beginner, in the specific areas of Measurement and Instrumentation presented here, will find sufficient material to start with. Coverage :- • Sensors: Electrical, Optical, Chemical, Biochemical, Nucleonic, Microwave and MEMS • Signal Conditioning and Processing: Signal Conditioning, Signal Processing, Filtering, Telemetry and Data Communication • Image Based Instrumentation: Biomedical and Remote Sensing • Intelligent Instrumentation: Sensor Fusion and Signal Estimation • Applications: Irrigation, Medical, Robotic, Bioprocess and Two-phase Flow. Chapters of this book have been written by the faculty members and research scholars of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur based on their experience of research and teaching over three decades in the field of Measurement and Instrumentation. Contents :- Preface, Part A : Introduction, Chapter 1: Evolution and Trends in Measurement and Instrumentation, Chapter 2: Instrument Performance Evaluation, Part B : Sensors, Chapter 3: Electrical Sensors, Chapter 4: Optical Sensors, Chapter 5: Chemical Sensors, Chapter 6: Biochemical Sensors, Chapter 7: Nucleonic Sensors, Chapter 8: Microwave Sensors, Chapter 9: Silicon Micromachining, Microsensors and MEMS, Chapter 10: Design of MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers, Part C: Signal Conditioning and Processing, Chapter 11: Signal Conditioning and Processing, Chapter 12: Telemetry and Data Communication, Chapter 13: High Order Filter Design, Part D : Image Based Instrumentation, Chapter 14: Boundary Extraction and Contour Propagation of Heaage Sequences, Chapter 15: Remote Sensing An Overview, Part E : Intelligent and Virtual Instrumentation, Chapter 16: Sensor Fusion and Estimation in Instrumentation, Chapter 17: On-line Monitoring of Manufacturing Processes: A Case study of Tool Monitoring in Face Milling, Chapter 18: Real Time Power System Frequency Estimation Techniques, Part F : Applications, Chapter 19: Automation in Irrigation, Chapter 20: VLSI in Medical Instrumentation, Chapter 21: Robotic Instrumentation, Chapter 22: Bioprocess Instrumentation, Chapter 23: Measurement of Two-Phase Flow Parameters (Void Fraction and Flow Rate).Index. About the Editors :- M.K. Ghosh, Formerly Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur. S. Sen, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur. S. Mukhopadhyay, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur.

Electromagnetic Theory - T. Jayanthy, C.T. Manikandan and M.Arun

Author

T. Jayanthy
C.T. Manikandan
M. Arun

Cover Price : Rs 475.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789385462795
YOP : 2017

Binding : Paperback
Size : 6.25" X 9.50"
Total Pages : 390
CD : No

About the Book The significance of Electromagnetic Theory is well known in disparate fields of engineering. In this book the fundamentals of electromagnetic are introduced with the key aspects of the Electromagnetic Field. The book uses simple and apparent language to explain the fundamentals of the subject. The text is essentially subdivided into three main subject areas : (1) static electric and magnetic fields in which various laws are expounded. (2) Conductors and magnetic forces which are explained through the mathematical analysis. (3)Time varying fields and Maxwell’s equations are discussed. The book consists the general theory of the electromagnetic field which requisite for the study of the principal applications. The text tries to keep the mathematics simple by typically describing systems with linear, constant coefficient differential and difference equations. The book will be very useful not only to the students but also to the subject teachers. This book inculcates problem solving confidence by the inclusion of solving problems at the end of each unit along with two mark questions and review questions. Solved Model University questions are appended at the end of the book. Contents UNIT 1 Electrostatics I UNIT 2 Electrostatics II UNIT 3 Magnetostatics UNIT 4 Electrodynamic Fields UNIT 5 ElectromagneticWaves Model Question Papers About the Authors Dr.T.Jayanthy received doctorate degree in the field of Microwaves in Sathyabama University in 2007, B.E., and M.E., degree from Madurai Kamaraj University in 1990 and 1993 respectively. She has totally 24 years of teaching experience. She worked as Professor in Electronics and communication department in Sathyabama University. She is currently working as principal in Panimalar Institute of Technology. She is a fellow of IETE, life member of Society of EMC Engineers and life member of Engineering science Association& Member of IEEE; she has published several papers in International/National Journal and Conferences. She has authored various books in the field of Microwave Engineering, optical Engineering and transmission lines and waveguides. Her field of interests are Electromagnetics, Microwaves and Antennas. C.T.Manikandan received his B.E., degree from VRS college of Engineering &Technology affiliated to Anna University & M.E.,degree from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University. He is doing Ph.D., in Sathyabama University. He is currently working as an Associate Professor in the department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Panimalar Institute of Technology. He has got Ten years of experience in Teaching Field. He is a professional member of IEEE & Life Member of ISTE. He has published several papers in National and International journals and conferences. His areas of interests are Power Electronics, Power System & Electromagnetics. M.Arun received his B.E., degree from Jerusalem College of Engineering & M.E., degree in Applied Electronics from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University. At present he is working as Assistant Professor in the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Panimalar Institute of Technology. He has got Eight Years of experience in Teaching Field. He acts as IEEE SB Counselor of Panimalar Institute of Technology. He received best student branch counselor award for the year 2015,2016 from IEEE Madras Section. He is also serving as member of editorial team of IEEE MAS Link. He is one of the executive members of IEEE Communication Society& Young Professionals, Madras Chapter. He has authored and co-authored several papers in International, National conference & Journals. His areas of interests are Signal Processing & Electromagnetism.

Principles of Digital Signal Processing (for Electronics & Communication Engineering) — S Palani

Author

S Palani
D Kalaiyarasi

Cover Price : Rs 495.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789385259807
YOP : 2015
Edition : 2015

Binding : Paperback
Size : 7.25" X 9.5"
Total Pages : 650
CD : No

About the Book : The book presents a clear and comprehensive introduction of Principles of Digital SignalProcessing and covers exclusively the syllabi of undergraduate course in Electronics and Communication Engineering of Anna University in Tamil Nadu. The contents of the book also cover the syllabi of almost all Indian Universities offering the above subject at undergraduate level. To understand various theoretical concepts, variety of numerical examples which include those that ppeared in recent university examinations have been worked out and presented in a graded manner. At the end of every chapter, a large number of short questions with answers in addition to long type questions with answers to numerical problems are given. Contents 1. Representation of Discrete Signals and Systems 2. Discrete and Fast Fourier Transforms (DFT and FFT) 3. Design of IIR Digital Filters 4. Finite Impulse Response (FIR) Filter Design 5. Finite Word Length Effects 6. Multi-rate Digital Signal Processing About the Authors Dr. Sankaran Palani is the Director, Sudharsan Engineering College, Pudukkottai. He obtained B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering in the year 1966 (University of Madras), M.Tech. in Control Systems Engineering from I IT, Kharagpur (1968) and Ph.D. in Control Systems Engineering from University of Madras in 1982. He has wide teaching experience of over four decades which includes his service at NIT Tiruchirappalli as Professor and HOD. He has published more than 100 research papers in reputed national and international journals. Under his guidance many research scholars have been awarded Ph.D. degree and a large number of candidates are pursuing Ph.D. now. D. Kalaiyarasi received B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the University of Madras in 2000 and M.E. degree in Power Electronics and Drives from the Anna University in 2006. She has about 15 years of teaching experience. Presently, she is working as Assistant Professor in ECE department, Panimalar Engineering College, Chennai. Her area of interest includes Digital Signal Processing and Power Electronics.

Textbook of Engineering Geology by R Annadurai & R Nagalakshmi

Author

R Annadurai
R Nagalakshmi

Cover Price : Rs 250.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789385259937
YOP : 2016

Binding : Paperback
Size : 6.25" X 9.50"
Total Pages : 176
CD : No

About the Book This book is intended to introduce the subject of engineering geology to civil engineering students at the undergraduate level for all universities in India. The aim is to present a moderately concise and compact text, written in a simple and lucid manner covering all important topics with well-illustrated diagrams that help understand the complex subject easily. The book comprises of five chapters. The first chapter covers introduction to geology with civil engineering applications, earth structure and weathering process followed by details on minerals and their uses. The third chapter explains the different types of rocks, their origin, uses and importance in construction. Chapter four details the structural geology in construction of folding, faulting, joints and geophysical methods used in construction. The fifth chapter is about suitable site selection for dams, tunnels and road construction. Contents 1.Introduction 2.Mineralogy 3.Petrology 4.Structural Geology 5. Geological Investigation and Engineering Constructions About the Authors Prof. R. Annadurai is currently working as Head of the Department (HOD), Department of Civil Engineering at SRM University, Kattankulathur, Chennai. He has completed his Ph.D from Madras University. He has an experience of more than 40 years of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and has published number of research papers in both national and international journals and contributed articles in several books. Prof. R. Nagalakshmi is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College, Kodambakkam, Chennai. She has completed M.tech, Ph.D from Anna University. She specializes in the areas of Remote Sensing and GIS and has done her Ph.D under sponsored projects from space application center, Ahmadabad, Gujarat. She has published & presented a number of research papers in national and international journals and conferences.

Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Press Tools, 2nd Edn. - K. Venkataraman

Author

K. Venkataraman

Cover Price : Rs 395.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789385462016
YOP : 2016

Binding : Paperback
Size : 6.25" X 9.50"
Total Pages : 244
CD : No

About the Book : This book, Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Press Tools, is aimed at providing the introductory knowledge on the subject to the undergraduate students studying mechanical and manufacturing engineering at most universities. Many of the universities prescribe a syllabus that contains both Design of Jigs and Fixtures, and Design of Press Tools in a single semester course. Keeping the above in mind, this book is designed in two parts. Part-I deals with Jigs and Fixtures and Part-II is earmarked exclusively for the study of Press Tools. Both these subjects are built progressively in successive chapters. A separate appendix, in each part, provides short answer questions with answers, which will help the students in clarifying doubts and strengthen their knowledge base. The explanatory notes and illustrations provided in the book will serve the purpose of awakening the interest of the students and invoking in them the passion for tooling in their study of mechanical, manufacturing, or production engineering. Contents : Foreword, Preface, PART I—JIGS AND FIXTURES 1. Introduction to Jigs and Fixtures 2. Design of Locators 3. Design of Clamps 4. Drilling Jigs 5. Design of Milling Fixtures 6. Other Types of Fixtures, Design Exercises for Jigs and Fixtures, Worked Examples for Jigs and Fixtures, Appendix A: Metal Cutting Tools, Appendix B: Fits and Tolerances, Appendix C: Suggested Questions and Answers, PART II—PRESS TOOLS 1. Introduction to Presses and Auxiliary Equipment 2. Sheet Metal Forming Processes 3. Introduction to Press Tools, 4. Introduction to the Design of Blanking, Piercing, Progressive and Compound Dies, 5. Bending, Drawing and Forming Dies, Design Exercises for Press Tools, Appendix A: Properties of Materials, Appendix B: Drawing Speeds and Lubricants, Appendix C: Press Tools–Suggested Questions and Answers, References , Index About the Author : K. Venkataraman is a Mechanical Engineer by training. He did his graduation from College of Engineering, Guindy (presently Anna University) and post-graduation from Concordia University, Canada. He did his graduate apprenticeship in Durgapur Steel Plant of SAIL in the year 1971–72 and later worked with renowned engineering consultancy organisation, MECON for nearly 30 years. He was associated with steel, oil, defense and general industries. He got separated from MECON in October 2000 under the voluntary retirement scheme and joined as a faculty member in Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai and later on moved into the Mechanical Engineering department of Anna University. From the year 2005, he was a faculty of BITS Pilani, Chennai centre and was involved in the off-campus activities until 2014. His wide experience extends from industry to academia. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers (India) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Fourier Optics and Computational Imaging - Kedar Khare

Author

Kedar Khare

Cover Price : Rs 1,995.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789385462290
YOP : 2016

Binding : Hardback
Size : 6.25" X 9.50"
Total Pages : 312
CD : No

About the Book : This book provides an introduction to Fourier Optics in the light of new developments in the area of Computational Imaging over the last couple of decades. Imaging systems combining Fourier Optics principles and ideas on image reconstruction are increasingly showing superior imaging performance and are being used regularly in scientific research and in day-to-day imaging applications. This book is intended to provide a basic background of the exciting area of Computational Imaging to advanced undergraduate and post-graduate students in Physics, Electrical Engineering, and Mathematics who may wish to work with imaging systems in their future careers. Salient features of the book ► In-depth discussion of mathematical methods such as Fourier analysis, linear systems theory,random processes and optimization based image reconstruction techniques required for understanding the working of computational imaging systems. ► Discussion of topics in Fourier optics, e.g. diffraction phenomena, coherent and incoherent imaging systems, and some aspects of coherence theory. ► Description of several system ideas combining optical hardware design and image reconstruction algorithms for giving the readers a feel for current research trends in Computational Imaging Contents : 1 Introduction 2 Fourier series and transform 3 Sampling Theorem 4 Operational introduction to Fast Fourier Transform 5 Linear systems formalism and introduction to inverse problems in Imaging 6 Constrained optimization methods for image recovery 7 Random processes 8 Geometrical Optics Essentials 9 Wave equation and introduction to diffraction of light 10 The angular spectrum method 11 Fresnel and Fraunhoffer diffraction 12 Coherence of light fields 13 Polarization of light 14 Analysis of optical systems 15 Imaging from information point of view 16 Digital Holography 17 Phase retrieval from intensity measurements 18 Compact multi-lens imaging systems 19 PSF Engineering 20 Structural illumination imaging 21 Image reconstruction from projection data 22 Ghost Imaging 23 Appendix: Suggested Excercises. About the Author : Kedar Khare graduated from the Integrated M.Sc. program in Physics at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur with highest honours in 1999 and went on to complete Ph.D. in Optics from Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, USA in 2004. After spending two more years at University of Rochester as a Research Associate, he worked as a Lead Scientist at General Electric Global Research in Niskayuna, NY, USA for over five years. Since December 2011, he has been a faculty member in the Department of Physics at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.

Production-Inventory System Analysis - Sanjay Sharma

Author

Sanjay Sharma

Cover Price : Rs 1,495.00

Imprint : Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9789385259050
YOP : 2016

Binding : Hardback
Size : 6.25" X 9.50"
Total Pages : 186
CD : No

About the Book : A production-inventory system deals with the procurement of input items and the production of finished items at a desired quality level. This book is focused on the mathematical modeling of such systems considering deterministic situations. In most cases, total relevant cost is minimized after formulating the problem. In addition to a traditional production-inventory system, the discussed models are also useful for the following manufacturing environment: ► MRP ► JIT ► Supply chain An attempt is made to bridge the gap between the existing books on industrial engineering/operations research and the recent advances in this specialized area. Emphasis is on incorporating realistic situations and therefore an exposure to these models will also help in generating different projects at UG/PG level. The book is a reference source for researchers/ practitioners in this area, and P.G. students of engineering and management disciplines including operations research, inventory/production planning, etc. Contents : 1. Introduction 2. Economic Lot Sizing 3. Lot Sizing Relevant to JIT Concept 4. Optimal Policies For Temporary Price Discount and Price Increase 5. MRP Lot Sizing 6. Multi-item Production Environment 7. Flexible Production Rate About the Author : Dr. Sanjay Sharma is Professor at National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai. He is Industrial Engineering/ Operations management educator and researcher. He has an experience of over twenty five years including industrial, managerial, teaching/training, consultancy and research. He has published papers in various journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Computers & Operations Research, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Journal of the Operational Research Society, and Computers and Industrial Engineering among others. He is a reviewer for several international journals and is presently on the editorial board of a few journals including International Journal of Logistics Management (an Emerald Journal).


   

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