A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

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A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering is one of the latest additions to the market leading Oxford Paperback Reference series. In over 8, 500 clear and concise A to Z entries, it provides definitions and explanations for mechanical engineering terms in the core areas of design, stress analysis, dynamics and vibrations, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics. Topics covered include heat transfer, combustion, control, lubrication, robotics, instrumentation, and measurement. Where relevant, the dictionary also touches on related subject areas such as acoustics, bioengineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, aeronautical engineering, environmental engineering, and materials science. Useful entry-level web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website to expand the coverage of the dictionary. Cross-referenced and including many line drawings, this excellent new volume is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of its kind. It is an essential reference for students of mechanical engineering and for anyone with an interest in the subject.... in a straight line perpendicular to the line between the end points. wave A periodic phenomenon in a medium or a vacuum. ... SHEAR WAVE; STATIONARY WAVE; TRANSVERSE WAVE; TRAVELLING WAVE. wave diagram See WAVEFRONa#39;Ia#39;. wave drag See ... given by (a#39;Fit 2 , a€” : 0 VW 81:2 where V2 is the Laplace operator, u is either the particle displacement or the pressure, t is the time, and c isanbsp;...

Title:A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering
Author:Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier
Publisher:OUP Oxford - 2013-04-25


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