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The full list of CRC Press Engineering titles, including mechanical engineering, energy management, civil engineering and more, reviewed as Recommended, Highly Recommended, and Essential by CHOICE Magazine in 2016.

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  • 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

  • Ceramic Processing

    2nd Edition

    By Mohamed N. Rahaman

    Many of the properties critical to the engineering applications of ceramics are strongly dependent on their microstructure which, in turn, is dependent on the processing methods used to produce the ceramic material. Ceramic Processing, Second Edition provides a comprehensive treatment of the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07
    CRC Press

  • The Oceanographer's Companion

    Essential Nautical Skills for Seagoing Scientists and Engineers, 1st Edition

    By George Maul

    Scientists and engineers embarking on their first voyage for oceanographic or meteorological research are often unprepared for the experience. Going to sea involves learning a new language – that of the seaman. This is necessary for clear communications, for the safety and well-being of the members…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    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

  • Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics

    3rd Edition

    By Ron Darby, Raj P. Chhabra

    This book provides readers with the most current, accurate, and practical fluid mechanics related applications that the practicing BS level engineer needs today in the chemical and related industries, in addition to a fundamental understanding of these applications based upon sound fundamental…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Transportation Tunnels

    2nd Edition

    By S. Ponnuswamy, D. Johnson Victor

    Transportation Tunnels, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive text on tunneling and tunnel engineering applicable in general to all types of tunnels, with more detailed information on highway and railway tunnels. While the First Edition of the book was confined to deal with railway and highway…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    CRC Press

  • Geology for Ground Engineering Projects

    1st Edition

    By Chris J. N. Fletcher

    Bridges the Gap between Geology and Ground Engineering High-quality geological models are crucial for ground engineering projects, but many engineers are not always at ease with the geological terminology and analysis presented in these models, nor with their implications and limitations. Project…

    Paperback – 2016-05-02
    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

  • Fluid Mechanics Aspects of Fire and Smoke Dynamics in Enclosures

    1st Edition

    By Bart Merci, Tarek Beji

    This book aims at fulfilling the need for a handbook at undergraduate and starting researcher level on fire and smoke dynamics in enclosures, giving fluid mechanics aspects a central role. Fluid mechanics are essential at the level of combustion, heat transfer and fire suppression, but they are…

    Paperback – 2016-03-22
    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

  • Introduction to Software Engineering

    2nd Edition

    By Ronald J. Leach

    Practical Guidance on the Efficient Development of High-Quality Software Introduction to Software Engineering, Second Edition equips students with the fundamentals to prepare them for satisfying careers as software engineers regardless of future changes in the field, even if the changes are…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Innovations in Software Engineering and Software Development Series

  • 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

  • Guide to Energy Management, Eighth Edition

    8th Edition

    By Barney L. Capehart, Ph.D., CEM, Wayne C. Turner, Ph.D., PE, CEM, William J. Kennedy, Ph.D., PE

    The new edition of a bestseller, this book is one of the leading educational resources for energy manager or energy professional as well as new people enter the field of energy management and energy engineering. It is the most widely used college and university textbook, as well as one of the most…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21
    Fairmont Press

  • Extractive Metallurgy of Rare Earths

    2nd Edition

    By Nagaiyar Krishnamurthy, Chiranjib Kumar Gupta

    New Edition Now Covers Recycling, Environmental Issues, and Analytical Determination Employing four decades of experience in the rare metal and rare earths industry, the authors of Extractive Metallurgy of Rare Earths, Second Edition present the entire subject of rare earth elements with depth and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Soundscape and the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jian Kang, Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp

    Soundscape Basics and Practical Implications Soundscape research represents a paradigm shift, as it involves human and social sciences and physical measurements to account for the diversity of soundscapes across countries and cultures. Moreover, it treats environmental sounds as a resource rather…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    CRC Press

  • CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Boris Ildusovich Kharisov, Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Ubaldo Ortiz-Mendez

    The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology sets the standard against which all other references of this nature are measured. As such, it is a major resource for both skilled professionals and novices to nanotechnology. The book examines the design, application, and utilization of devices,…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-12-14
    CRC Press

  • Silicon Earth

    Introduction to Microelectronics and Nanotechnology, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By John D. Cressler

    We are in the center of the most life-changing technological revolution the Earth has ever known. In little more than 65 years, an eye-blink in human history, a single technological invention has launched the proverbial thousand ships, producing the most sweeping and pervasive set of changes ever…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Wetland Soils

    Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Vepraskas, Christopher B. Craft

    A Major Revision of the Previous Edition Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification, Second Edition contains 11 new chapters and additional updates written by new authors with a broad range of related field and academic experience. This revised work augments the previous…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Seafloor Processes and Geotechnology

    1st Edition

    By Ronald C. Chaney, Gideon Almagor

    An ideal resource for civil engineers working with offshore structures, pipelines, dredging, and coastal erosion, Seafloor Processes and Geotechnology bridges the gap between the standard soil mechanics curriculum of civil engineering and published material on marine geotechnology. Utilizing…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18
    CRC Press

  • Green Polymers and Environmental Pollution Control

    1st Edition

    By Moayad N. Khalaf

    Green Polymers and Environment Pollution Control examines the latest developments in the important and growing field of producing conventional polymers from sustainable sources. Presenting cutting-edge research from a group of leading international researchers from academia, government, and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11
    Apple Academic Press

  • 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

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