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Design Engineer's Handbook

1st Edition

By Keith L. Richards

CRC Press

384 pages

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Student design engineers often require a "cookbook" approach to solving certain problems in mechanical engineering. With this focus on providing simplified information that is easy to retrieve, retired mechanical design engineer Keith L. Richards has written Design Engineer's Handbook.This book conveys the author's insights from his decades of expe

Table of Contents

Beams. Torsion of Solid Sections. Design and Analysis of Lugs and Shear Pins. Mechanical Fasteners. Limits and Fits. Thick Cylinders. Compound Cylinders. The Design and Analysis of Helical Compression Springs Manufactured from Round Wire. Introduction to Analytical Stress Analysis and the Use of the Mohr Circle. Introduction to Experimental Stress Analysis. Introduction to Fatigue and Fracture. Introduction to Geared Systems. Introduction to Cams and Followers.

About the Author

Keith L. Richards brings more than 55 years of practical experience as a design engineer to his Design Engineer's Handbook. After completing an apprenticeship program and earning a Masters degree in Engineering Design from Loughborough University, UK, he worked in a wide range of industries, including work on steel and aluminum rolling mills, power transmission systems, aircraft components, power plants, offshore structures, and pneumatic/hydraulic circuits. He is proficient in CAD and computational software, and in applied stress analysis. Additionally, he has worked in project management, purchasing, contracts, and creation of design plans. He has tapped his broad range of engineering activities to make Design Engineer's Handbook an indispensable guide for both new and experienced engineers.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General