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Mechanical Engineering EBooks
Introduction To Random Processesby William A. Gardner  McGrawHill , 1990A first course on random processes for graduate engineering and science students, particularly those with an interest in the analysis and design of signals and systems. The book includes detailed coverage of minimummeansquarederror estimation.
Introduction to Signal Processing by Sophocles J. Orfanidis  Prentice Hall , 2009 An applicationsoriented introduction to digital signal processing. The author covers all the basic DSP concepts, such as sampling, DFT/FFT algorithms, etc. The book emphasizes the algorithmic, computational, and programming aspects of DSP.
Kalman Filter by Vedran Kordic  Sciyo.com , 2010 The Kalman filter has been successfully employed in diverse knowledge areas over the last 50 years. The aim of this book is to provide an overview of recent developments in Kalman filter theory and their applications in engineering and science.
Kalman Filter Recent Advances and Applications by Victor M. Moreno, Alberto Pigazo  INTECH , 2009 An overview of recent developments in Kalman filter theory and their applications in engineering and scientific fields. The book covers recent advances in Kalman filtering theory and applications in electrical engineering and other areas.
Mathematics of the Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT): with Audio Applications by Julius O. Smith III  W3K Publishing , 2007 Detailed mathematical derivation of DFT (Discrete Fourier Transform), with elementary applications to audio signal processing. Matlab programming examples are included. Highschool math background is a prerequisite, including some calculus.
Mixedsignal and DSP Design Techniques by Walt Kester  Newnes , 2002 The book explains signal processing hardware. It covers sampled data systems, AtoD and DtoA converters for DSP applications, fast Fourier transforms, digital filters, DSP hardware, interfacing to DSP chips, hardware design techniques.
Modern Signal Processing by Daniel N. Rockmore, Jr, Dennis M. Healy  Cambridge University Press , 2004 The book about the mathematical basis of signal processing and its many areas of application for graduate students. The text emphasizes current challenges, new techniques adapted to new technologies, and recent advances in algorithms and theory.
Optimal Filtering by B.D.O. Anderson, J.B. Moore  PrenticeHall , 1979 This graduatelevel text augments and extends studies of signal processing, particularly in regard to communication systems and digital filtering theory. Topics include filtering, linear systems, and estimation; the discretetime Kalman filter; etc.
Optimum Signal Processing by Sophocles J. Orfanidis , 2007 In this edition the emphasis is on realtime adaptive signal processing, eigenvector methods of spectrum estimation, and parallel processor implementations of optimum filtering and prediction algorithms, and including several new developments.
Physical Audio Signal Processing by Julius O. Smith III  DSPRelated.com , 2007 This book was developed for a course entitled "Signal Processing Methods in Musical Acoustics". The text was created primarily as a research preparation and dissemination vehicle intended for graduate students in computer music and engineering.
Principles of Computerized Tomographic Imaging by Avinash C. Kak, Malcolm Slaney  IEEE Press , 1989 A comprehensive, tutorialstyle introduction to the algorithms for reconstructing crosssectional images from projection data and contains a complete overview of the engineering and signal processing algorithms necessary for tomographic imaging.
R. R. Bahadur's Lectures on the Theory of Estimation by Raghu Raj Bahadur, at al.  IMS , 2002 In this volume the author covered what should be standard topics in a course of parametric estimation: Bayes estimates, unbiased estimation, Fisher information, CramerRao bounds, and the theory of maximum likelihood estimation.
Signal Processing by Sebastian Miron  InTech , 2010 The exponential development of computer power over the last few decades, transformed signal processing in an essential tool for a wide range of domains such as telecommunications. This book provides highlights of the current research in the area.
Stochastic Calculus by Alan Bain , 2008 An informal introduction to Stochastic Calculus, and especially to the Ito integral and some of its applications. The text concentrates on the parts of the course which the author found hard, there is little or no comment on more standard matters.
The Scientist and Engineer's Guide to Digital Signal Processing by Steven W. Smith  California technical Publishing , 1999 Digital Signal Processing is one of the most powerful technologies that will shape science and engineering in the twentyfirst century. The book presents the fundamentals of DSP using examples from common science and engineering problems.
The Theory of Linear Prediction by P. Vaidyanathan  Morgan and Claypool Publishers , 2008 Linear prediction theory has had a profound impact in the field of digital signal processing. This book focuses on the theory of vector linear prediction and line spectral processes. There are several examples and computerbased demonstrations.
Wavelets and Subband Coding by Martin Vetterli, Jelena Kovacevic  Prentice Hall PTR , 1995 A central goal of signal processing is to describe real life signals, be it for computation, compression, or understanding. This book presents a unified view of wavelets and subband coding with a signal processing perspective.
Wireless Communications: Signal Processing Perspectives by H. V. Poor, G. W. Wornell  PrenticeHall, Inc. , 1998 A valuable reference both for signal processing specialists seeking to apply their expertise in the rapidly growing wireless communications field, and for communications specialists eager to exploit signal processing techniques.
Civil Engineering EBooks
Basic Concepts in Turbomachinery by Grant Ingram  BookBoon , 2009 This free textbook is intended to complement existing literature by providing more detail on some of the very basics aspects of how turbomachinery operates. A series of problems are provided at the end of each chapter with numerical answers.
Computer Analysis & Reinforced Concrete Design of Beams by Fady R. S. Rostom  Fadzter Media , 2008 This project deals with the creation of a computer application that analyzes and designs structural beams. The project also aims at emphasizing the importance of computers in the solution of everyday engineering problems.
Concise Hydraulics by Dawei Han  BookBoon , 2008 Introductory textbook on hydraulics written for undergraduate students in civil and environmental engineering, environmental science and geography. The aim of this book is to provide a concise and comprehensive coverage of hydraulics.
Design of Wood Frame Structures for Permanence  AWC , 2006 When properly designed, wood frame structures will resist damage by moisture and living organisms. Recommendations for control of moisture and protection against decay and insect infestations are contained in this document.
Details for Conventional Wood Frame Construction  ICC , 2001 A comprehensive summary of rules and guidelines for the proper construction of wood frame buildings. The book includes information on various types of construction, framing systems, fire and draftstopping, protection against decay, etc.
Earthquake Engineering for Concrete Dams  National Academies , 1990 In this book, current knowledge about the earthquake performance of concrete dams is evaluated, including procedures for investigating the seismic safety. The book informs researchers about stateoftheart earthquake analysis of concrete dams.
Elementary Applied Mechanics by A. W. Thomson, T. Alexander  MacMillan , 1916 The work forms an elementary consecutive treatise on the subject of Internal Stress and Strain. The whole is illustrated by a systematic and graduated set of Examples. At every point graphical methods are combined with the analytical.
Fundamentals of Transportation  Wikibooks , 2009 The book is aimed at undergraduate civil engineering students, though the material may provide a useful review for practitioners and graduate students in transportation. The book is divided into three main parts: planning, operations, and design.
Heavy Timber Construction  AWC , 2004 Heavy timber construction is one of the oldest types of buildings. This publication defines the requirements for heavy timber construction, and provides illustrations of good construction details. Written for architects and builders.
Methods and Techniques in Urban Engineering by A. C. de Pina Filho and A. C. de Pina  Sciyo.com , 2010 Topics covered: urban automation; geographic information systems; urban noise, floods and transports; information technology applied to the cities; tools for urban simulation, social monitoring and control of urban policies; sustainability; etc.
Modern Masonry: Natural Stone and Clay Products  National Academies Press , 1956 The edited papers and discussions of a research correlation conference. From the table of contents: Architectural Design; Technology of Building with Masonry; Research and New Technical Developments; Costs and Maintenance; Building Type Analysis.
Monitoring of Internal Moisture Loads in Residential Buildings by Lois Arena, Pallavi Mantha  PD&R , 2010 This research project has collected 1 full year of indoor temperature and humidity data for a sample of 60 homes across three different climate regions  the hot and humid Southeast (Zone 2), the cold Northeast (Zone 5), and the marine Northwest.
PlankAndBeam Framing for Residential Buildings  American Wood Council , 2003 The book presents technical data that will be helpful to architects, engineers and builders. It covers the principles of design, construction details, and requirements for the plankandbeam method of framing, including span and load tables.
Practical Astronomy by George L. Hosmer  John Wiley and Sons Inc. , 1925 The text is adapted to the needs of civilengineering students. The text deals chiefly with the class of observations which can be made with surveying instruments, the methods applicable to astronomical and geodetic instruments being treated briefly.
Practical Astronomy for Engineers by Frederick Hanley Seares  Stephens , 1909 The main purpose of the volume is an exposition of the principal methods of determining latitude, azimuth, and time. Generally speaking, the limit of precision is that corresponding to the engineer's transit or the sextant.
Project Management for Construction by Chris Hendrickson, Tung Au  Prentice Hall , 1989 This book develops a specific viewpoint in discussing the participants, the processes and the techniques of project management for construction. This viewpoint is that of owners who desire completion of projects in a timely, cost effective fashion.
Roller Coaster Physics by Tony Wayne  VAST , 1998 This text discusses some of the principles involved in the design of a roller coaster. It is intended for the middle or high school teacher, and physics students. Many of the concepts can be applied to topics other than roller coasters.
Science Pertaining To Civil Engineering  International TextBook Company , 1927 The book is written clearly and in the simplest language possible. This volume covers fundamental principles of mechanics, analytic statics, kinematics and kinetics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, and rudiments of analytic geometry.
Seismic Design for Buildings  Dept. of the Army , 1982 This manual provides criteria and guidance for the design of structures to resist the effects of earthquakes. It takes a general approach for the seismic design of buildings. Primary emphasis is given to the equivalent static force design procedure.
Tensor Analysis by Edward Nelson  Princeton Univ Pr , 1974 The lecture notes for the first part of a oneterm course on differential geometry given at Princeton in the spring of 1967. They are an expository account of the formal algebraic aspects of tensor analysis using both modern and classical notations.
The Mechanical Properties of Wood by Samuel J. Record , 1914 This book was written primarily for students of forestry to whom a knowledge of the technical properties of wood is essential. The mechanics involved is reduced to the simplest terms and without reference to higher mathematics.
Tongue and Groove Roof Decking  AWC , 2003 Timber tongue and groove decking is a specialty lumber product that can be used for many applications to provide an allwood appearance. This document contains all that's needed to design and construct tongue and groove wood roof decking.
Urban Transportation Networks by Yosef Sheffi  Prentice Hall , 1985 This book describes how the flow pattern throughout an urban network can be determined by modeling two mechanisms  travel decisions and congestion. The analysis here looks at transportation level of service (or travel disutility) and flows.
Industrial Engineering EBooks
Adaptive Control by Kwanho You  INTECH , 2009 This book discusses the issues of adaptive control application to model generation, adaptive estimation, output regulation and feedback, electrical drives, optical communication, neural estimator, simulation and implementation.
Automated Manufacturing Systems with PLCs by Hugh Jack , 2008 The book designed for students with some knowledge of technology, including limited electricity, who wish to learn the discipline of practical control system design on commonly used hardware. The techniques described are portable to other PLCs.
Fuel Cell Handbook by U.S. Department of Energy  University Press of the Pacific , 2000 Fuel cells are an important technology for a potentially wide variety of applications in a large number of industries worldwide. This edition includes calculation examples for fuel cells for the wide variety of possible applications.
Fundamentals of Combustion by Joseph M. Powers  University of Notre Dame , 2010 Thermodynamics and chemical kinetics of combustion reactions, modeling of reacting fluid mechanical systems, subsonic and supersonic combustion, detailed and onestep kinetics, ignition theory, asymptotic and numerical modeling techniques.
Fundamentals of Die Casting Design by Genick BarMeir , 2000 This book describes the fundamentals of design of the die casting process and die mold/runner. It will be useful for the die casting engineer as well as managers and anyone else who deals with the die casting operations.
Industrial Robotics: Programming, Simulation and Applications by Low Kin Huat  Pro Literatur Verlag , 2006 This book covers a wide range of topics relating to advanced industrial robotics, sensors and automation technologies. These papers represent some of the latest cutting edge technologies and advancements in industrial robotics technology.
Industrial Robotics: Theory, Modelling and Control by Sam Cubero  Pro Literatur Verlag , 2006 This book covers a wide range of topics relating to advanced industrial robotics, sensors and automation technologies. Included are topics such as networking, properties of manipulators, forward and inverse robot arm kinematics, etc.
Integration and Automation of Manufacturing Systems by Hugh Jack , 2001 The text covers PLCs and networking, industrial robotics, robot applications, spatial kinematics, motion control, CNC machines, CNC programming, data aquisition, vision systems, integration issues, material handling, petri nets, simulation, etc.
Intelligent and Biosensors by Vernon S. Somerset  Sciyo.com , 2010 This book is an attempt to highlight the current research in the field of Intelligent and Biosensors, thereby describing stateoftheart techniques in the field and emerging new technologies, also showcasing some examples and applications.
Manufacturing the Future by V. Kordic, A. Lazinica, M. Merdan  Pro Literatur Verlag , 2006 This book covers the stateoftheart development and future directions in modern manufacturing systems: trends in distributed manufacturing, modern manufacturing equipment, product design process, rapid prototyping, quality assurance, etc.
Planning Algorithms by Steven M. LaValle  Cambridge University Press , 2006 Written for computer scientists and engineers with interests in artificial intelligence, robotics, or control theory, this book tightly integrates a vast body of literature from several fields into a coherent source for reference in applications.
Process Management by Maria Pomffyova  Sciyo.com , 2010 Process management is presented as knowledge, skills, tools, techniques and systems to define, visualize, measure, control, report and improve processes. This book reports about the process management research results in many various areas.
Robotics and Automation in Construction by C. Balaguer, M. Abderrahim  InTech Education and Publishing , 2008 The authors discuss the main research challenges of Robotics and Automation in Construction (RAC), the technologies and new developments employed to automate processes in the construction industry, and give case studies of RAC.
Robust Control: The Parametric Approach by S. P. Bhattacharyya, H. Chapellat, L. H. Keel  Prentice Hall , 1995 This book presents a unified approach to robust stability theory, including both linear and nonlinear systems, and provides a selfcontained and complete account of the available results in the field of robust control under parametric uncertainty.
Shipbuilding for Beginners by Andrew Williams Carmichael , 1918 This booklet is issued for use by workmen engaged in building ships. Written in simple language and illustrated with clear diagrams, it will serve both as a guide to the activities of a modern American shipyard and a stimulus to patriotic service.
Supply Chain by Vedran Kordic  ITech Education and Publishing , 2008 Modern supply chain management is a highly complex problem set with virtually endless number of variables for optimization. An Internet enabled supply chain may have justintime delivery, inventory visibility, and distributiontracking capabilities.
Thermal Energy by Zoltan Spakovszky, Edward Greitzer  MIT OpenCourseWare , 2002 The first part of the text is a review of fundamental thermodynamic concepts, and is followed by the second law. Next are applications of thermodynamics to engineering systems, and the course concludes with fundamentals of heat transfer.
Materials Science EBooks
A Heat Transfer Textbook, Third Edition by John H. Lienhard IV, John H. Lienhard V  Phlogiston Press , 2003 This textbook is an introduction to heat and mass transfer for engineering students. The subjects covered include heat conduction, forced and natural convection, thermal radiation, boiling, condensation, heat exchangers, and mass transfer. (11154 views)
Applied Mechanics by Gaetano Lanza  J. Wiley , 1905 The work is a treatise on strength and stability, a number of subjects usually included in treatises on applied mechanics are omitted. It is primarily a textbook, the different subjects are presented in the best way for the progress of the class. (1833 views)
Carbon Nanotubes by Jose Mauricio Marulanda  InTech , 2010 Carbon nanotubes are allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure. These cylindrical carbon molecules have novel properties, making them potentially useful in many applications in nanotechnology, electronics, optics, and other fields. (148 views)
Deformation Theory of Plasticity by Robert Millard Jones  Bull Ridge Corporation , 2008 This book is an attempt to gather into one convenient semesterlong format the fundamentals of an engineering approach to modeling the nonlinear stressstrain behavior of some common engineering materials. This topic is often called plasticity. (1207 views)
Elements of XRay Diffraction by B.D. Cullity  AddisonWesley , 1956 Intended to acquaint the reader with the theory of xray diffraction, the experimental methods involved, and the main applications. It stresses Xray diffraction rather than metallurgy. Designed for beginners, not a reference for the advanced reader. (12183 views)
Fundamentals of Die Casting Design by Genick BarMeir , 2000 This book describes the fundamentals of design of the die casting process and die mold/runner. It will be useful for the die casting engineer as well as managers and anyone else who deals with the die casting operations. (7191 views)
Fundamentals of Materials Science by Darrell Irvine, Nicola Marzari  MIT OpenCourseWare , 2005 The text focuses on the structure, energetics, and bonding that underpin materials science. Topics include: an introduction to thermodynamic functions and laws governing equilibrium properties, atomistic and molecular models of materials; etc. (735 views)
Materials Processing by Randolph Kirchain, Adam Powell, IV  MIT OpenCourseWare , 2005 The goal of the course is to teach costeffective and sustainable production of solid material with a desired geometry, structure, and production volume. Toward this end, it is organized around different types of phase transformations. (236 views)
Mechanics of Materials by Madhukar Vable  Michigan Technological University , 2009 With strong practical examples and reallife engineering problems, the book promises to provide the skills and principles that students need to organize, integrate, and make sense of the flood of information in the world of modern engineering. (7944 views)
Mechanics of Materials by David Roylance  MIT OpenCourseWare , 1995 The book includes materials concepts, so readers understand how materials behave mechanically and what options are available to the designer. The design process is further enhanced by consistently relating the mechanics of materials to the chemistry. (347 views)
Nanomaterials  A Sojourn by B Viswanathan  National Centre for Catalysis Research , 2006 Nanomaterials today have pervaded every sphere of human activity and can be presented in various formats. Sectorwise application of nanomaterials yields a synthesis approach and probably easy to comprehend. This approach is adopted in the book. (5244 views)
Superconductivity, Superfluids, and Condensates by James F. Annett  Oxford University Press , 2003 The book provides a basic introduction to one of the most innovative areas in condensed matter physics today. This book includes ample tutorial material, including illustrations, chapter summaries, graded problem sets, and concise examples. (2962 views)
The Mechanical Properties of Wood by Samuel J. Record , 1914 This book was written primarily for students of forestry to whom a knowledge of the technical properties of wood is essential. The mechanics involved is reduced to the simplest terms and without reference to higher mathematics. (856 views)
Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering by Adam Powell, IV  MIT OpenCourseWare , 2003 This text deals with solidstate diffusion, homogeneous and heterogeneous chemical reactions, and spinodal decomposition. Topics covered include: heat conduction in solids, convective and radiative heat transfer boundary conditions; fluid dynamics. (187 views)
Wave Propagation in Materials for Modern Applications by Andrey Petrin  Sciyo.com , 2010 The advances in nanotechnology give rise new types of materials with unique properties. This book is devoted to the modern methods in electrodynamics and acoustics, developed to describe wave propagation in these modern materials and nanodevices. (1166 views)
Mechanical Engineering EBooks
A Heat Transfer Textbook, Third Edition by John H. Lienhard IV, John H. Lienhard V  Phlogiston Press , 2003 This textbook is an introduction to heat and mass transfer for engineering students. The subjects covered include heat conduction, forced and natural convection, thermal radiation, boiling, condensation, heat exchangers, and mass transfer.
A Short Course in Elementary Mechanics for Engineers by Clifford Newton Mills  D. Van Nostrand Company , 1916 This course in Elementary Mechanics is arranged for students who have previously studied Trigonometry. The subject matter is divided into three parts, namely, Kinematics, Kinetics, and Statics. Much detailed discussion is omitted.
Adaptive Control by Kwanho You  INTECH , 2009 This book discusses the issues of adaptive control application to model generation, adaptive estimation, output regulation and feedback, electrical drives, optical communication, neural estimator, simulation and implementation.
Adaptive Control: Stability, Convergence, and Robustness by Shankar Sastry, Marc Bodson  Prentice Hall , 1994 The book gives the major results, techniques of analysis and new directions in adaptive systems. It presents deterministic theory of identification and adaptive control. The focus is on linear, continuous time, singleinput single output systems.
Advances in Robotics, Automation and Control by Jesus Aramburo, Antonio R. Trevino  INTECH , 2008 Overview of the recent developments in the areas of robotics, automation and control. The book presents topics related to control and robot design, introduces mathematical tools and techniques devoted to improve the system modeling and control.
Advances in Service Robotics by Ho Seok Ahn  INTECH , 2008 The book on current research results of service robots. Topics covered include various kinds of service robots, development environments, architectures of service robots, HumanRobot Interaction, networks of service robots, sensor network, etc.
Analytical Mechanics for Engineers by Fred B. Seely  J. Wiley & sons , 1921 This book presents those principles of mechanics that are believed to be essential for the student of engineering. Throughout the book the aim has been to make the principles of mechanics stand out clearly ; to build them up from common experience.
Applied Gyrodynamics by Ervin S. Ferry  John Wiley & Sons , 1933 A rigorous theoretical and mathematical description of the motion of spinning bodies and practical applications where their gyroscopic properties are used. The book goes into great detail on the theory, design and implementation of applications.
Applied Mechanics by Gaetano Lanza  J. Wiley , 1905 The work is a treatise on strength and stability, a number of subjects usually included in treatises on applied mechanics are omitted. It is primarily a textbook, the different subjects are presented in the best way for the progress of the class.
Applied Mechanics Dynamics by George W. Housner, Donald E. Hudson  California Institute of Technology , 1980 Textbook for engineering students who wish to prepare for more advanced studies of dynamics. The emphasis is on particle and rigidbody dynamics. The book shows how the classical mechanics methods are applied to the various branches of engineering.
Applied Mechanics for Beginners by John Duncan  Macmillan and co , 1902 In the preparation of this little book, the object has been to provide students of engineering and allied constructive arts with a practical statement of the principles of Mechanics essential to an intelligent interest in their occupations.
Applied Mechanics for Engineers by John Duncan  Macmillan and co , 1913 The author's object in writing this book has been to provide a practical statement of the principles of Mechanics. Principles have been illustrated by numerous fully workedout examples, and exercises for home or class work have been provided.
Applied Thermodynamics for Engineers by William D. Ennis  D. Van Nostrand Company , 1915 This book takes a middle ground between those textbooks which replace all theory by empiricism and that other class of treatises which are too apt to ignore the engineering significance of their vocabulary of differential equations.
Basic Concepts in Turbomachinery by Grant Ingram  BookBoon , 2009 This free textbook is intended to complement existing literature by providing more detail on some of the very basics aspects of how turbomachinery operates. A series of problems are provided at the end of each chapter with numerical answers.
Bioinspiration and Robotics: Walking and Climbing Robots by Maki K. Habib  ITech Education and Publishing , 2007 Nature has always been a source of inspiration and ideas for the robotics community. New solutions and technologies are required and hence this book is coming out to address and deal with the main challenges facing walking and climbing robots.
CADCAM and Rapid Prototyping Application Evaluation by Miltiadis A. Boboulos  BookBoon , 2010 The author describes via review, analysis and case studies the state of art in the selection, application and implementation of CADCAM systems. New manufacturing technologies that build parts on a layerbylayer basis are also analyzed.
Cavitation and Bubble Dynamics by Christopher E. Brennen  Oxford University Press , 1995 A treatment of the fundamental physical processes involved in bubble dynamics and cavitation. It is applicable to topics ranging from valve damage in hydroelectric equipment, ship propellers, and internal combustion engines to the turbines and pumps.
Classical Mechanics: An introductory course by Richard Fitzpatrick  Lulu.com , 2007 A set of lecture notes for an lowerdivision classical mechanics course. Covered are one and threedimensional motion, Newton's laws, energy and momentum conservation, rotational motion, statics, planetary motion, oscillations, and wave motion.
Computational Fluid Dynamics by Abdulnaser Sayma  BookBoon , 2009 This book provides the basics of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) appropriate to modern day undergraduate study. The aim is to bridge the gap between books focusing on detailed theoretical analysis and commercial software user's guides.
Computational Fluid Dynamics by Hyoung Woo Oh  Sciyo.com , 2010 This book is intended to serve as a reference text for advanced scientists and research engineers to solve a variety of fluid flow problems using computational fluid dynamics. Chapters are contributed by the practiced experts in the field.
Computational Geometry by N. Patrikalakis, T. Maekawa  MIT OpenCourseWare , 2003 Topics in surface modeling: bsplines, nonuniform rational bsplines, physically based deformable surfaces, sweeps and generalized cylinders, offsets, blending and filleting surfaces. Nonlinear solvers and intersection problems.
Concise Hydraulics by Dawei Han  BookBoon , 2008 Introductory textbook on hydraulics written for undergraduate students in civil and environmental engineering, environmental science and geography. The aim of this book is to provide a concise and comprehensive coverage of hydraulics.
Continuum Electromechanics by James R. Melcher  The MIT Press , 1981 This textbook provides a foundation in electromagnetics, particularly conversion of energy between electrical and mechanical forms. Applications include transducers, rotating machines, Van de Graff machines, image processing, ferrofluids, etc.
Control Engineering: An introduction with the use of Matlab by Derek Atherton  BookBoon , 2009 The book covers the basic aspects of linear single loop feedback control theory. Explanations of the mathematical concepts used in classical control such as root loci, frequency response and stability methods are explained by making use of MATLAB.
Control in an Information Rich World by Richard M. Murray  Society for Industrial Mathematics , 2002 The prospects for control in the current and future technological environment. The text describes the role the field will play in commercial and scientific applications over the next decade, and recommends actions required for new breakthroughs.
Cutting Edge Robotics by V. Kordic, A. Lazinica, M. Merdan  Pro Literatur Verlag , 2005 This book is the result of contributions from many researchers worldwide. It presents a collection of wide range research results of robotics scientific community. Various aspects of current research in robotics area are explored and discussed.
Deformation Theory of Plasticity by Robert Millard Jones  Bull Ridge Corporation , 2008 This book is an attempt to gather into one convenient semesterlong format the fundamentals of an engineering approach to modeling the nonlinear stressstrain behavior of some common engineering materials. This topic is often called plasticity.
Dynamic System Modeling and Control by Hugh Jack , 2005 Dynamic System Modeling and Control introduces the basic concepts of system modeling with differential equations. Supplemental materials at the end of this book include a writing guide, summary of math topics, and a table of useful engineering units.
