19 Free eBooks on Mechanical Engineering


10. Wind Turbines

Author: T. Al-Shemmeri

Publisher: BookBoon, 2010
This book aims to describe the fundamentals of wind energy and the pertinent parameters that control the amount of energy available from a given wind turbine. The book is complimented by many worked examples of the calculations.

11. Manufacturing Processes and Materials: Exercises
Author: Miltiadis A. Boboulos

Publisher: BookBoon, 2010
The book addresses issues essential to modern manufacturing, ranging from traditional topics such as casting, forming, machining, and joining, to advanced topics such as nanomaterials. Comprehensive coverage of relevant engineering fundamentals.

12. Fundamentals of Combustion
Author: Joseph M. Powers

Publisher: University of Notre Dame, 2010
Thermodynamics and chemical kinetics of combustion reactions, modeling of reacting fluid mechanical systems, subsonic and supersonic combustion, detailed and one-step kinetics, ignition theory, asymptotic and numerical modeling techniques.

13. CAD-CAM and Rapid Prototyping Application Evaluation
Author: Miltiadis A. Boboulos

Publisher: BookBoon, 2010
The author describes via review, analysis and case studies the state of art in the selection, application and implementation of CAD-CAM systems. New manufacturing technologies that build parts on a layer-by-layer basis are also analyzed.

14. Wind Power
Author: S. M. Muyeen

Publisher: InTech, 2010
The wind energy has the huge potential of becoming a major source of renewable energy for this modern world. Wind power is a clean, emissions-free power generation technology, based on capturing the energy from natural forces.

15. Mechanical Drawing Problems
Author: Edward Berg, Emil Kronquist

Publisher: The Manual Arts Press
This is a collection of progressive problems embodying the fundamental principles and examples of practical mechanical drawing. Topics include procedures in making a drawing, orthographic projection, sectional views, drawing an ellipse and more.

16. Basic Concepts in Turbomachinery
Author: Grant Ingram

Publisher: BookBoon, 2009
This free textbook is intended to complement existing literature by providing more detail on some of the very basics aspects of how turbomachinery operates. A series of problems are provided at the end of each chapter with numerical answers.

17. Mechanical Vibration
Author: Janusz Krodkiewski, 2008
Introduction to the theory of vibrations of mechanical systems. First part, Modelling and Analysis, is devoted to this solution that can be approximated by the linear models. The second part is on experimental investigations.

18. The Boundary Element Method in Acoustics
Author: Stephen Kirkup

Publisher: Integrated Sound Software, 2007
The book is an introduction to the boundary element method (BEM) and its application to acoustic problems. Software implementing the methods is available. Examples of realistic application illustrate the potential of the BEM in acoustic simulation.

19. Fundamentals of Die Casting Design
Author: Genick Bar

Publisher: Meir, 2000
This book describes the fundamentals of design of the die casting process and die mold/runner. It will be useful for the die casting engineer as well as managers and anyone else who deals with the die casting operations.

The author is a senior correspondent at EFY.


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