Fundamentals of Turbomachines (Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications)

Fundamentals of Turbomachines (Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications)This book explores the working principles of all kinds of turbomachines. The same theoretical framework is used to analyse the different machine types. Fundamentals are first presented and theoretical concepts are then elaborated for particular machine types, starting with the simplest ones.For each machine type, the author strikes a balance between building basic understanding and exploring knowledge of practical aspects. Readers are invited thr…

Wind Power Plants: Fundamentals, Design, Construction and Operation

Wind Power Plants: Fundamentals, Design, Construction and Operation“Wind Power Plants” teaches the physical foundations of usage of Wind Power. It includes the areas like Construction of Wind Power Plants, Design, Development of Production Series, Control, and discusses the dynamic forces acting on the systems as well as the power conversion and its connection to the distribution system. The book is written for graduate students, practitioners and inquisitive readers of any kind. It is based on lectures held at …

Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology, Second Edition (Dekker Mechanical Engineering)

Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology, Second Edition (Dekker Mechanical Engineering)“Wind Power Plants” teaches the physical foundations of usage of Wind Power. It includes the areas like Construction of Wind Power Plants, Design, Development of Production Series, Control, and discusses the dynamic forces acting on the systems as well as the power conversion and its connection to the distribution system. The book is written for graduate students, practitioners and inquisitive readers of any kind. It is based on lectures held at …

Exergy for A Better Environment and Improved Sustainability, Volume 1: Fundamentals (Green Energy and Technology)

Exergy for A Better Environment and Improved Sustainability, Volume 1: Fundamentals (Green Energy and Technology)“Wind Power Plants” teaches the physical foundations of usage of Wind Power. It includes the areas like Construction of Wind Power Plants, Design, Development of Production Series, Control, and discusses the dynamic forces acting on the systems as well as the power conversion and its connection to the distribution system. The book is written for graduate students, practitioners and inquisitive readers of any kind. It is based on lectures held at …

Automotive Transmissions: Fundamentals, Selection, Design and Application

Automotive Transmissions: Fundamentals, Selection, Design and ApplicationThis book gives a full account of the development process for automotive transmissions. Main topics: – Overview of the traffic – vehicle – transmission system – Mediating the power flow in vehicles – Selecting the ratios – Vehicle transmission systems – basic design principles – Typical designs of vehicle transmissions – Layout and design of important components, e.g. gearshifting mechanisms, moving-off elements, pumps, retarders – Transmission c…

Fluid Power: Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Fluid Power: Hydraulics and PneumaticsFluid Power: Hydraulics and Pneumaticsis a teaching package aimed at students pursuing a technician-level career path. It teaches the fundamentals of fluid power and provides details on the design and operation of hydraulic and pneumatic components, circuits, and systems. Extensive coverage is provided for both hydraulic and pneumatic systems. This book does not contain engineering calculations that will confuse students. Instead, it applies math…