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  • Advances in Affective and Pleasurable Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yong Gu Ji

    This volume discusses pleasurable design — a part of the traditional usability design and evaluation methodologies. The book emphasizes the importance of designing products and services to maximize user satisfaction. By combining this with traditional usability methods it increases the appeal of…

    Hardback – 2012-07-17
    CRC Press
    Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series

  • Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II

    Theory and Design, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert W. Bruce

    Since the publication of the best-selling first edition, the growing price and environmental cost of energy have increased the significance of tribology. Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II: Theory and Design, Second Edition demonstrates how the principles of tribology can address cost…

    Hardback – 2012-07-06
    CRC Press

  • Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2012

    Proceedings of the international conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2012, Blackpool, UK, 16-19 April 2012, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Anderson

    The broad and developing scope of ergonomics - the application of scientific knowledge to improve people’s interaction with products, systems and environments - has been illustrated for 25 years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. This book presents the proceedings of the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Ergonomics

  • Design Research

    Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jesper Simonsen, Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Monika Büscher, John Damm Scheuer

    Design Research is a new interdisciplinary research area with a social science orientation at its heart, and this book explores how scientific knowledge can be put into practice in ways that are at once ethical, creative, helpful, and extraordinary in their results. In order to clarify the common…

    Paperback – 2012-01-26
    Routledge

  • Biologically Inspired Robotics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yunhui Liu, Dong Sun

    Robotic engineering inspired by biology—biomimetics—has many potential applications: robot snakes can be used for rescue operations in disasters, snake-like endoscopes can be used in medical diagnosis, and artificial muscles can replace damaged muscles to recover the motor functions of human limbs.…

    Hardback – 2011-12-21
    CRC Press

  • Sliding Mode Control for Synchronous Electric Drives

    1st Edition

    By Sergey E. Ryvkin, Eduardo Palomar Lever

    This volume presents the theory of control systems with sliding mode applied to electrical motors and power converters. It demonstrates the methodology of control design and the original algorithms of control and observation. Practically all semiconductor devices are used in power converters, that…

    Hardback – 2011-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Electrical Machines with MATLAB®

    2nd Edition

    By Turan Gonen

    Electrical Machines with MATLAB® encapsulates the invaluable insight and experience that eminent instructor Turan Gönen has acquired in almost 40 years of teaching. With simple, versatile content that separates it from other texts on electrical machines, this book is an ideal self-study tool for…

    Hardback – 2011-11-16
    CRC Press

  • The Finite Element Method for Mechanics of Solids with ANSYS Applications

    1st Edition

    By Ellis H. Dill

    While the finite element method (FEM) has become the standard technique used to solve static and dynamic problems associated with structures and machines, ANSYS software has developed into the engineer’s software of choice to model and numerically solve those problems. An invaluable tool to help…

    Hardback – 2011-08-25
    CRC Press
    Advances in Engineering Series

  • Aircraft Structures

    1st Edition

    By G. Lakshmi Narasaiah

    Aircraft Structures concisely and comprehensively presents the basics of aircraft design and analysis and is intended for students in aerospace and mechanical engineering. In three sections and focusing particularly on the function of aircraft parts, this volume treats the fundamentals of aircraft…

    Hardback – 2011-07-12
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to AutoCAD 2012

    1st Edition

    By Alf Yarwood

    Master the complexities of the world’s bestselling 2D and 3D software with Alf Yarwood’s new Introduction to AutoCAD 2012. Ideally suited to new users of AutoCAD, this book will be a useful resource for drawing modules in both vocational and introductory undergraduate courses in engineering and…

    Paperback – 2011-07-12
    Routledge

  • Airtightness in Commercial and Public Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Jaggs, Chris Scivyer

    The only guide that provides comprehensive practical guidance on airtightness and detailing for commercial and public buildings and other non-domestic buildings. Provides generic examples of frequently occurring air leakage paths and practical guidance on methods and materials suitable for sealing…

    Paperback – 2011-05-24
    IHS BRE Press

  • Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2011

    Proceedings of the international conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2011, Stoke Rochford, Lincolnshire, 12-14 April 2011, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Anderson

    The broad and developing scope of ergonomics - the application of scientific knowledge to improve people’s interaction with products, systems and environments - has been illustrated for 25 years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. This book presents the proceedings of the…

    Paperback – 2011-05-10
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Ergonomics

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