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Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations (Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations)
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NEW IN THIS EDITION
"A classic compendium of step-by-step calculations for solving the most frequently encountered engineering problems in many engineering disciplines."
5000 Essential Calculations for Engineers
Packed with new data and methods, this invaluable handbook provides professionals with more than 5000 direct and related calculation procedures for solving common engineering problems quickly and easily. Now thoroughly revised and updated, Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations, Fourth Edition covers seven engineering disciplines: civil, architectural, mechanical, electrical, chemical and process plant, sanitary, and environmental. Written in the popular "cookbook" format, the handbook describes each problem to be solved; provides numbered calculation procedures to be followed; works out an actual problem; and presents related calculations in most instances. This fourth edition features numerous new topics from design code changes in civil engineering to composite usage in engineering design. Inside, you'll find new problem-solving coverage of:
The fourth edition of Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations is a reference engineers will thank for answers time after time. Open this book for all the calculations you need in: Civil Engineering * Architectural Engineering * Mechanical Engineering * Electrical Engineering * Chemical and Process Plant Engineering * Sanitary Engineering * Environmental Engineering
Book News Annotation:
A previous edition of this work is cited in Books for College Libraries, 3d ed. This resource for practicing engineers presents more than 5000 calculation procedures for solving common engineering problems. The volume is divided into section s corresponding to seven engineering disciplines: civil, architectural, mechanical, electrical, sanitary, environmental, and chemical. Utilizing a "cookbook" format, the handbook describes the problem to be solved; provides numbered calculation procedures to be followed; works out an example problem; and (in most instances) presents related calculations.
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About the Author
Tyler G. Hicks, PE is a consulting engineer and a successful engineering book author, with more than 20 titles to his credit. He has worked in plant design and operation in a variety of industries, taught at several engineering schools, and lectured both in the United States and abroad. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Cooper Union School of Engineering in New York. He lives in Rockville Center, New York.
Table of Contents
Contributors and Advisors Preface How to Use This Handbook Section 1. Civil Engineering (Max Kurtz) Section 2. Architectural Engineering (Max Kurtz) Section 3. Mechanical Engineering (Joseph Leto, Gerald M. Eisenberg, Stephen M. Eber, Jerome F. Mueller, Tyler G. Hicks, Edgar J. Kates, B.G.A. Skrotzki, Raymond J. Roark, S.W. Spielvogel, Rufus Oldenburger, Lyman F. Scheel) Section 4. Electrical Engineering (Andrew W. Edwards, Harold L. Rorden, Frederick W. Suhr) Section 5. Chemical and Process Plant Engineering (Robert L. Davidson, John S. Rearick, Tyler G. Hicks) Section 6. Water and Waste-Water Engineering (Edmund B. Besselievre, Tyler G. Hicks, Max Kurtz) Section 7. Environmental Engineering (Tyler G. Hicks, Joseph Leto) INDEX
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