Recommended CHOICE Titles from Routledge and CRC Press 2012 - 2019

A full list of titles reviewed as "Recommended" by CHOICE Magazine, 2012-2019.

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  • MATLAB® Essentials

    A First Course for Engineers and Scientists, 1st Edition

    By William Bober

    All disciplines of science and engineering use numerical methods for complex problem analysis, due to the highly mathematical nature of the field. Analytical methods alone are unable to solve many complex problems engineering students and professionals confront. Introduction to MATLAB® Programming…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Modeling and Simulation

    Challenges and Best Practices for Industry, 1st Edition

    By Guillaume Dubois

    Modeling, in the past 60 years, has been constantly evolving and has revolutionized the industrial sector. Its continuous development will still have profound impact in the upcoming future. For big or small companies, modeling is a tool which brings technical improvement and profitability. What is…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27
    CRC Press

  • Bioenergy and Biofuels

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ozcan Konur

    This book aims to inform readers about the recent developments in bioenergy and biofuels covering current issues from an interdisciplinary approach. It will also feature coverage of anticipated future trends related to each particular biofuel. Chapters will consist of original research presented by…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    CRC Press

  • Numerical Methods in Mechanics of Materials, 3rd ed

    With Applications from Nano to Macro Scales, 1st Edition

    By Ken P. Chong, Arthur P. Boresi, Sunil Saigal, James D. Lee

    In the dynamic digital age, the widespread use of computers has transformed engineering and science. A realistic and successful solution of an engineering problem usually begins with an accurate physical model of the problem and a proper understanding of the assumptions employed. With computers and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    CRC Press

  • Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites

    Synthesis, Properties, Characterization Techniques, and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Rajendra Kumar Goyal

    The main aims of this book are to summarize the fundamentals, synthesis methods, properties and applications of nanomaterials, so as to provide readers with a systematic knowledge on nanomaterials. In addition, the book covers most commonly used characterization tools pertaining to nanomaterials.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Biofuels Production and Processing Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by M.R. Riazi, David Chiaramonti

    The importance of biofuels in greening the transport sector in the future is unquestionable, given the limited available fossil energy resources, the environmental issues associated to the utilization of fossil fuels, and the increasing attention to security of supply. This comprehensive reference…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11
    CRC Press
    Fuels and Petrochemicals

  • Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Hadi, Mehmet Eren Uz

    Introducing important concepts in the study of earthquakes related to retrofitting of structures to be made earthquake resistant. The book investigates the pounding effects on base-isolated buildings, the soil-structure-interaction effects on adjacent buildings due to the impact, the seismic…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    CRC Press

  • Diagnosis

    Interpreting the Shadows, 1st Edition

    By Pat Croskerry, Karen Cosby, Mark L. Graber, Hardeep Singh

    Despite diagnosis being the key feature of a physician's clinical performance, this is the first book that deals specifically with the topic. In recent years, however, considerable interest has been shown in this area and significant developments have occurred in two main areas: a) an awareness and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31
    CRC Press

  • Energy Conversion

    2nd Edition

    Edited by D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22
    CRC Press
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

  • Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines

    2nd Edition

    By Ahmed F. El-Sayed

    Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines, Second Edition builds upon the success of the book’s first edition, with the addition of three major topic areas: Piston Engines with integrated propeller coverage; Pump Technologies; and Rocket Propulsion. The rocket propulsion section extends the text’…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Flight Dynamics with Elements of Flight Control

    1st Edition

    By Nandan K. Sinha, N. Ananthkrishnan

    Advanced Flight Dynamics aim to integrate the subjects of aircraft performance, trim and stability/control in a seamless manner. Advanced Flight Dynamics highlights three key and unique viewpoints. Firstly, it follows the revised and corrected aerodynamic modeling presented previously in recent…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    CRC Press

  • Understanding Batch Chemical Processes

    Modelling and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Thokozani Majozi, Esmael R. Seid, Jui-Yuan Lee

    Batch chemical processes, so often employed in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical fields, differ significantly from standard continuous operations in the emphasis upon time as a critical factor in their synthesis and design. With this inclusive guide to batch chemical processes, the author…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22
    CRC Press

  • Investigating Human Error

    Incidents, Accidents, and Complex Systems, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Barry Strauch

    In this book the author applies contemporary error theory to the needs of investigators and of anyone attempting to understand why someone made a critical error, how that error led to an incident or accident, and how to prevent such errors in the future. Students and investigators of human error…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    CRC Press

  • Robotic Assistive Technologies

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro Encarnação, Albert Cook

    This book contains a comprehensive overview of all current uses of robots in rehabilitation. The underlying principles in each application are provided. This is followed by a critical review of the technology available, of the utilization protocols, and of user studies, outcomes, and clinical…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31
    CRC Press
    Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

  • Ocean Structures

    Construction, Materials, and Operations, 1st Edition

    By Srinivasan Chandrasekaran, Arvind Kumar Jain

    This book addresses the concepts of material selection and analysis, choice of structural form, construction methods, environmental loads, health monitoring, non-destructive testing, and repair methodologies and rehabilitation of ocean structures. It examines various types of ocean and offshore…

    Hardback – 2016-12-29
    CRC Press

  • Futures Research and Environmental Sustainability

    Theory and Method, 1st Edition

    By James K. Lein

    This book explores the challenges of presenting sustainability as a more actionable or practical concept and identifying approaches that might offer useful assistance in addressing the temporal and spatial representation of sustainability. The underlying premise of this book is that sustainability…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Contaminated Sediments in Freshwater Systems

    1st Edition

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Assessment of freshwater sediments can determine whether chemical concentrations are sufficient to cause adverse effects on aquatic organisms or organisms higher in the food chain, including humans. This book presents methods for assessing sediments and includes an integration of physical, chemical…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13
    CRC Press

  • Energy Management and Conservation Handbook

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Frank Kreith, D. Yogi Goswami

    Energy is the mainstay of industrial societies, and without an adequate supply of energy the social, political and economic stability of nations is put into jeopardy. With supplies of inexpensive fossil fuels decreasing, and climate change factors becoming more threatening, the need to conserve…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
    CRC Press
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

  • Solar Powered Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles

    A Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Larry E. Erickson, Jessica Robinson, Gary Brase, Jackson Cutsor

    The Paris Agreement on Climate Change adopted on December 12, 2015 is a voluntary effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In order to reach the goals of this agreement, there is a need to generate electricity without greenhouse gas emissions and to electrify transportation. An infrastructure of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24
    CRC Press

  • Principles of Fire Behavior

    2nd Edition

    By James G. Quintiere

    This text covers the four forms of fire: diffusion flames, smoldering, spontaneous combustion, and premixed flames. Using a quantitative approach, the text introduces the scientific principles of fire behavior, with coverage of heat transfer, ignition, flame spread, fire plumes, and heat flux as a…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24
    CRC Press

  • Faster, Better, Cheaper in the History of Manufacturing

    From the Stone Age to Lean Manufacturing and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Roser

    The industrial revolution, mechanization, water and steam power, computers, and automation have given an enormous boost to manufacturing productivity. "Faster, Better, Cheaper" in the History of Manufacturing shows how the ability to make products faster, better, and cheaper has evolved from the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24
    Productivity Press

  • Foundation Systems for High-Rise Structures

    1st Edition

    By Rolf Katzenbach, Steffen Leppla, Deepankar Choudhury

    The book deals with the geotechnical analysis and design of foundation systems for high-rise buildings and other complex structures with a distinctive soil-structure interaction. The basics of the analysis of stability and serviceability, necessary soil investigations, important technical…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Scientific and Technical Computing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frank T. Willmore, Eric Jankowski, Coray Colina

    Created to help scientists and engineers write computer code, this practical book addresses the important tools and techniques that are necessary for scientific computing, but which are not yet commonplace in science and engineering curricula. This book contains chapters summarizing the most…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01
    CRC Press

  • Trace Elements in Waterlogged Soils and Sediments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jörg Rinklebe, Anna Sophia Knox, Michael Paller

    Many wetlands around the world act as sinks for pollutants, in particular for trace elements. In comparison to terrestrial environments, wetlands are still far less studied. A collaborative effort among world experts, this book brings the current knowledge concerning trace elements in temporary…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    CRC Press
    Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment

  • Water Bankruptcy in the Land of Plenty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Franck Poupeau, Hoshin Gupta, Aleix Serrat-Capdevila, Maria A. Sans-Fuentes, Susan Harris, László G. Hayde

    As the American Southwest faces its deepest drought in history, this book explores the provocative notion of “water bankruptcy” with a view towards emphasizing the diversity and complexity of water issues in this region. It bridges between the narratives of growth and the strategies or policies…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE Lecture Note Series

  • Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Douglas M. Marshall, Richard K. Barnhart, Eric Shappee, Michael Thomas Most

    Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems surveys the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, from sensors, controls, and automation to regulations, safety procedures, and human factors. It is designed for the student or layperson and thus assumes no prior knowledge of UASs,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24
    CRC Press

  • Transport Planning and Traffic Safety

    Making Cities, Roads, and Vehicles Safer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geetam Tiwari, Dinesh Mohan

    In recognition of the importance of road safety as a major health issue, the World Health Organization has declared 2011-2021 the Decade of Safety Action. Several countries in Europe, North America, and Asia have been successful in reducing fatalities and injuries due to road traffic crashes.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18
    CRC Press

  • Structural Dynamics

    1st Edition

    By Martin Williams

    Dynamics is increasingly being identified by consulting engineers as one of the key skills which needs to be taught in civil engineering degree programs. This is driven by the trend towards lighter, more vibration-prone structures, the growth of business in earthquake regions, the identification of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25
    CRC Press

  • Fluoride in Drinking Water

    Status, Issues, and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By A.K. Gupta, S. Ayoob

    Explore the Health Effects of Fluoride Pollution Fluoride in Drinking Water: Status, Issues, and Solutions establishes the negative impacts of naturally occurring fluoride on human health and considers the depth and scope of fluoride pollution on an international scale. The book discusses current…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
    CRC Press

  • Principles of Aeroelasticity

    1st Edition

    By Rama B. Bhat

    Introductory Guide on the Design of Aerospace Structures Developed from a course taught at Concordia University for more than 20 years, Principles of Aeroelasticity utilizes the author’s extensive teaching experience to immerse undergraduate and first-year graduate students into this very…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14
    CRC Press

  • Geomechanics in Soil, Rock, and Environmental Engineering

    1st Edition

    By John Small

    Utilizes both Computer- and Hand-Based Calculations… Modern practice in geomechanics is becoming increasingly reliant on computer-based software, much of which can be obtained through the Internet. In Geomechanics in Soil, Rock, and Environmental Engineering the application of these numerical…

    Paperback – 2016-03-09
    CRC Press

  • Structural Analysis and Design to Prevent Disproportionate Collapse

    1st Edition

    By Feng Fu

    Hard Guidance on Preventing Disproportionate Collapse Disproportionate collapse is a pressing issue in current design practice. Numerous causes are possible – especially forms of extreme loading, such as blast, fire, earthquake, or vehicle collisions. But it is the mechanism and its prevention…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    CRC Press

  • Inventive Engineering

    Knowledge and Skills for Creative Engineers, 1st Edition

    By Tomasz Arciszewski

    Inventive Engineering is an emerging engineering science focused on the conceptual designing processes whereby creative, or inventive, designs are developed. Its core concepts are too often unknown and even surprising, but they are also feasible and can be learned, leading to potentially…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    CRC Press

  • Tunable Laser Applications

    3rd Edition

    Edited by F.J. Duarte

    Broadly tunable lasers continue to have a tremendous impact in many and diverse fields of science and technology. From a renaissance in laser spectroscopy to Bose–Einstein condensation, the one nexus is the tunable laser. Tunable Laser Applications describes the physics and architectures of widely…

    Hardback – 2016-02-09
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Urban Storm Water Management

    2nd Edition

    By Hormoz Pazwash

    Design Drainage and Storm Water Management Systems Efficiently Urban Storm Water Management, Second Edition covers the design, installation, and maintenance of storm water management systems, addresses the impact of urban development on runoff and infiltration, and focuses on storm water…

    Hardback – 2016-02-03
    CRC Press

  • Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment

    1st Edition

    By Carlos F. Amabile-Cuevas

    The presence of antibiotics, antibiotic resistance genes, and antibiotic resistant bacteria in the environment (i.e., outside of clinical settings, such as antibiotic-treated patients or antibiotic-impregnated locations, such as hospitals) is a cause of growing worldwide concern, as it reveals the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30
    CRC Press

  • Ecological Forest Management Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guy R. Larocque

    Forests are valued not only for their economic potential, but also for the biodiversity they contain, the ecological services they provide, and the recreational, cultural, and spiritual opportunities they provide. The Ecological Forest Management Handbook provides a comprehensive summary of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-23
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Nanomaterials

    A Guide to Fabrication and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sivashankar Krishnamoorthy

    Nanomaterials are being incorporated into products all around us, having an incredible impact on durability, strength, functionality, and other material properties. There are a vast number of nanomaterials presently available, and new formulations and chemistries are being announced daily.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    CRC Press
    Devices, Circuits, and Systems

  • Introduction to Renewable Energy

    2nd Edition

    By Vaughn C. Nelson, Kenneth L. Starcher

    Introduction to Renewable Energy, Second Edition covers the fundamentals of renewable energy and serves as a resource to undergraduates in renewable energy courses, non-specialists within the energy industries, or anyone working to support the successful implementation of renewable energy. The…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    CRC Press
    Energy and the Environment

  • Essentials of Computational Fluid Dynamics

    1st Edition

    By Jens-Dominik Mueller

    Covered from the vantage point of a user of a commercial flow package, Essentials of Computational Fluid Dynamics provides the information needed to competently operate a commercial flow solver. This book provides a physical description of fluid flow, outlines the strengths and weaknesses of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    CRC Press

  • Hydraulicians in the USA 1800-2000

    A biographical dictionary of leaders in hydraulic engineering and fluid mechanics, 1st Edition

    By Willi H. Hager

    This book provides 1-page short biographies of scientists and engineers having worked in the areas of hydraulic engineering and fluid dynamics in the USA. On each page, a notable individual is highlighted by: (1) Exact dates and locations of birth and death; (2) Educational and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    CRC Press
    IAHR Monographs

  • Organizational Resource Management

    Theories, Methodologies, and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Jussi Kantola

    The management of organizational resources is extremely difficult. Managers face serious and complex challenges when managing the required resources for the benefit of their organization. This book presents a unique approach that aims to tackle these management challenges. This approach is based on…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    CRC Press
    Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

  • Electromagnetic Boundary Problems

    1st Edition

    By Edward F. Kuester, David C. Chang

    Electromagnetic Boundary Problems introduces the formulation and solution of Maxwell’s equations describing electromagnetism. Based on a one-semester graduate-level course taught by the authors, the text covers material parameters, equivalence principles, field and source (stream) potentials, and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15
    CRC Press

  • Elements of Power Systems

    1st Edition

    By Pradip Kumar Sadhu, Soumya Das

    Elements of Power Systems prepares students for engineering degrees, diplomas, Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers (AMIE) examinations, or corresponding examinations in electrical power systems. Complete with case studies, worked examples, and circuit schematic diagrams, this…

    Hardback – 2015-09-25
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Hydrology

    3rd Edition

    By Andy D. Ward, Stanley W. Trimble, Suzette R. Burckhard, John G. Lyon

    The late Professor Reds Wolman in his Foreword to the award-winning second edition said, "This is not your ordinary textbook. Environmental Hydrology is indeed a textbook, but five elements often found separately combine here in one text to make it different. It is eclectic, practical, in places a…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17
    CRC Press

  • Design of Welded Steel Structures

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Utpal K. Ghosh

    Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice provides a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the design of welded steel structures. The book begins by explaining the basics of arc welding, describing the salient features of modern arc welding processes…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Environmental Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Frank R. Spellman

    In his latest book, the Handbook of Environmental Engineering, esteemed author Frank Spellman provides a practical view of pollution and its impact on the natural environment. Driven by the hope of a sustainable future, he stresses the importance of environmental law and resource sustainability,…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Electricity and Electronics for Renewable Energy Technology

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Ahmad Hemami

    Electricity and Electronics for Renewable Energy Technology: An Introduction provides a foundational understanding of electricity and the methods and devices specific to electricity from renewable sources. The book begins with a brief explanation of the necessary mathematics and then: Addresses…

    Hardback – 2015-09-02
    CRC Press
    Power Electronics and Applications Series