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Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations (Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations)

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Publisher Comments:

NEW IN THIS EDITION
  • Complying with the latest environmental regulations
  • Design code changes
  • LEED design considerations
  • HVAC procedures
  • Mobile and in-the-field methods

"A classic compendium of step-by-step calculations for solving the most frequently encountered engineering problems in many engineering disciplines."

dianahacker.com

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:

  • Anti-terrorism structural building changes
  • Power-plant cost-cutting
  • Efficient compliance with environmental regulations
  • Wind energy systems
  • LEED considerations in building design
  • Developments in pumps and related calculations
  • Freon-replacing refrigerants
  • Computer programs that automate repetitive calculations
  • Finite element analytic methods

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.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071427937
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Subject:
Engineering - Civil
Author:
Hicks, Tyler Gregory
Author:
Hicks, Tyler G.
Subject:
Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
Subject:
Engineering - General
Subject:
Engineering - Mechanical
Subject:
Civil
Subject:
Mechanical
Subject:
Engineering mathematics
Subject:
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Electricity
Subject:
Civil Engineering-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Series:
Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations
Publication Date:
September 2004
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1200
Dimensions:
8.87x8.19x2.35 in. 4.62 lbs.

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