The CRC Series in MECHANICAL and AEROSPACE ENGINEERING includes college textbooks, professional reference works, and contributed handbooks, written by leading experts in their fields. The series volumes cover a wide range of subject areas, including thermal-fluid engineering, energy systems, mechanical design, aerospace and aeronautical engineering, applied dynamics, solid mechanics, building systems and HVAC, and nuclear engineering.
Power Plant Synthesis
Mechanics of Fatigue
Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook
CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering
Introduction to Biofuels
Dimitris Al. Katsaprakakis
June 23, 2020
Power Plant Synthesis provides an integrated approach to the operation, analysis, simulation, and dimensioning of power plants for electricity and thermal energy production. Fundamental concepts of energy and power, energy conversion, and power plant design are first presented, and integrated...
Clarence W. de Silva
December 17, 2019
Mechatronics has emerged as its own discipline over the past decade, yet no reference has lived up to the demands of being a working guide for designing and implementing the new generation of mechatronic systems. Uniting an international team of leading experts, Mechatronic Systems: Devices, Design...
John S. Cundiff, Michael F. Kocher
December 10, 2019
Fluid Power Circuits and Controls: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition, is designed for a first course in fluid power for undergraduate engineering students. After an introduction to the design and function of components, students apply what they’ve learned and consider how the component...
Vladimir V. Bolotin
September 11, 2019
Mechanics of Fatigue addresses the range of topics concerning damage, fatigue, and fracture of engineering materials and structures. The core of this resource builds upon the synthesis of micro- and macro-mechanics of fracture. In micromechanics, both the modeling of mechanical phenomena on the...
Gerald Wempner, Demosthenes Talaslidis
September 11, 2019
As the theories and methods have evolved over the years, the mechanics of solid bodies has become unduly fragmented. Most books focus on specific aspects, such as the theories of elasticity or plasticity, the theories of shells, or the mechanics of materials. While a narrow focus serves immediate...
Charles F. Kutscher, Jana B. Milford, Frank Kreith
September 18, 2018
PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, Third Edition, surveys the range of sustainable energy sources and the tools that engineers, scientists, managers, and policy makers use to analyze energy generation, usage, and future trends. The text provides complete and up-to-date coverage of all...
Efstathios E. Michaelides
April 30, 2018
Energy and the Environment explains in simple terms what the energy demand is at the present, what the environmental effects of energy use are, and what can be accomplished to alleviate the environmental effects of energy use and ensure adequate energy supply. Though technical in approach, the text...
D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith
March 26, 2018
For the Movers, Shakers, and Policy Makers in Energy Engineering and Related Industries The latest version of a bestselling reference, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook, Second Edition covers the foremost trends and technologies in energy engineering today. This new edition contains...
Raj P. Chhabra
December 05, 2017
The CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering, Second Edition, is a fully updated version of this respected reference work, with chapters written by leading experts. Its first part covers basic concepts, equations and principles of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics. Following that is...
D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith
June 22, 2017
This handbook surveys the range of methods and fuel types used in generating energy for industry, transportation, and heating and cooling of buildings. Solar, wind, biomass, nuclear, geothermal, ocean and fossil fuels are discussed and compared, and the thermodynamics of energy conversion is...
David M. Mousdale
June 14, 2017
What role will biofuels play in the scientific portfolio that might bring energy independence and security, revitalize rural infrastructures, and wean us off of our addiction to oil? The shifting energy landscape of the 21st century, with its increased demand for renewable energy technology, poses...
Ben Rogers, Jesse Adams, Sumita Pennathur
May 11, 2017
An Accessible, Scientifically Rigorous Presentation That Helps Your Students Learn the Real StuffWinner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book Award 2011"… takes the revolutionary concepts and techniques that have traditionally been fodder for graduate study and makes them accessible for all. …...