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Contents

For the detailed contents of any section consult the title page of that section.

Contributors ix(6)

Dedication xiii(9)

Preface to the Tenth Edition xv(10)

Preface to the First Edition xvii(11)

Symbols and Abbreviations xix(12)

1. Mathematical Tables and Measuring Units.............. 1-1(18)

1.1 Mathematical Tables............................................. 1-1

1.2 Measuring Units................................................. 1-16

2. Mathematics........................................ 2-1(52)

2.1 Mathematics.................................................... 2-2

2.2 Computers ..................................................... 2-40

3. Mechanics of Solids and Fluids........................ 3-1(107)

3.1 Mechanics of Solids ............................................. 3-2

3.2 Friction ........................................................ 3-20

3.3 Mechanics of Fluids ............................................. 3-29

3.4 Vibration ....................................................... 3-61

4. Heat............................................... 4-1(186)

4.1 Thermodynamics................................................ 4-2

4.2 Thermodynamic Properties of  Substances.......................... 4-31

4.3 Radiant Heat Transfer............................................ 4-62

4.4 Transmission of Heat by Conduction and Convection ................ 4-79

5. Strength of Materials ................................ 5-1(274)

5.1 Mechanical Properties of Materials ................................ 5-2

5.2 Mechanics of Materials........................................... 5-14

5.3 Pipeline Flexure Stresses......................................... 5-55

5.4 Nondestructive Testing........................................... 5-61

6. Materials of Engineering ............................. 6-1(341)

6.1 General Properties of Materials ................................... 6-3

6.2 Iron and Steel................................................... 6-13

6.3 Iron and Steel Castings .......................................... 6-38

6.4 Nonferrous Metals and Alloys; Metallic Specialties................... 6-49

6.5 Corrosion ...................................................... 6-94

6.6 Paints and Protective Coatings.................................... 6-108

6.7 Wood .......................................................... 6-112

6.8 Nonmetallic Materials............................................ 6-128

6.9 Cement, Mortar, and Concrete .................................... 6-159

6.10 Water.......................................................... 6-168

6.11 Lubricants and Lubrication ....................................... 6-179

6.12 Plastics ........................................................ 6-185

6.13 Fiber Composite Materials........................................ 6-202

7. Fuels and Furnaces.................................. 7-1(546)

7.1 Fuels .......................................................... 7-2

7.2 Carbonization of Coal and Gas Making............................. 7-30

7.3 Combustion Furnaces............................................ 7-41

7.4 Incineration..................................................... 7-45

7.5 Electric Furnaces and Ovens...................................... 7-52

8. Machine Elements................................... 8-1(605)

8.1 Mechanism..................................................... 8-3

8.2 Machine Elements............................................... 8-8

8.3 Gearing ........................................................ 8-87

8.4 Fluid-Film Bearings.............................................. 8-116

8.5 Bearings with Rolling Contact..................................... 8-132

8.6 Packings and Seals.............................................. 8-138

8.7 Pipe, Pipe Fittings, and Valves..................................... 8-143

8.6 Preferred Numbers .............................................. 8-215

9. Power Generation................................... 9-1(821)

9.1 Sources of Energy............................................... 9-3

9.2 Steam Boilers................................................... 9-29

9.3 Steam Engines.................................................. 9-54

9.4 Steam Turbines ................................................. 9-56

9.5 Power-Plant Heat Exchangers..................................... 9-75

9.6 Internal-Combustion Engines ..................................... 9-90

9.7 Gas Turbines ................................................... 9-124

9.8 Nuclear Power .................................................. 9-133

9.9 Hydraulic Turbines............................................... 9-149

10. Materials Handling .................................. 10-1(981)

10.1 Materials Holding, Feeding, and Metering........................... 10-2

10.2 Lifting, Hoisting, and Elevating .................................... 10-4

10.3 Dragging, Pulling, and Pushing.................................... 10-19

10.4 Loading, Carrying, and Excavating................................. 10-23

10.5 Conveyor Moving and Handling ................................... 10-35

10.6 Automatic Guided Vehicles and Robots ............................ 10-56

10.7 Material Storage and Warehousing ................................ 10-62

11. Transportation...................................... 11-1(1054)

11.1 Automotive Engineering.......................................... 11-3

11.2 Railway Engineering ............................................. 11-20

11.3 Marine Engineering.............................................. 11-40

11.4 Aeronautics..................................................... 11-59

11.5 Jet Propulsion and Aircraft Propellers.............................. 11-81

11.6 Astronautics.................................................... 11-100

11.7 Pipeline Transmission............................................ 11-126

11.8 Containerization................................................. 11-134

12. Building Construction and Equipment.................. 12-1(1189)

12.1 Industrial Plants................................................. 12-2

12.2 Structural Design of Buildings..................................... 12-18

12.3 Reinforced Concrete Design and Construction...................... 12-49

12.4 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning........................... 12-61

12.5 Illumination..................................................... 12-99

12.6 Sound, Noise, and Ultrasonics .................................... 12-117


13. Manufacturing Processes ............................ 13-1(1312)

13.1 Foundry Practice and Equipment.................................. 13-2

13.2 Plastic Working of Metals......................................... 13-8

13.3 Welding and Cutting ............................................. 13-24

13.4 Metal-Removel Processes and Machine Tools....................... 13-45

13.5 Surface-Texture Designation, Production, and Control ............... 13-67

13.6 Woodcutting Tools and Machines ................................. 13-72

14. Fans, Pumps, and Compressors....................... 14-1(1388)

14.1 Displacement Pumps ............................................ 14-2

14.2 Centrifugal and Axial-Flow Pumps................................. 14-15

14.3 Compressors ................................................... 14-27

14.4 High-Vacuum Pumps ............................................ 14-39

14.5 Fans........................................................... 14-49

15. Electrical and Electronics Engineering ................. 15-1(1439)

15.1 Electrical Engineering............................................ 15-2

15.2 Electronics ..................................................... 15-68

16. Instruments and Controls ............................ 16-1(1530)

16.1 Instruments..................................................... 16-2

16.2 Automatic Controls.............................................. 16-21

16.3 Surveying ...................................................... 16-50

17. Industrial Engineering................................ 17-1(1689)

17.1 Industrial Economics and Management ............................ 17-2

17.2 Cost Accounting ................................................ 17-11

17.3 Engineering Statistics and Quality Control.......................... 17-19

17.4 Methods Engineering ............................................ 17-25

17.5 Cost of Electric Power ........................................... 17-32

17.6 Human Factors and Ergonomics................................... 17-39

17.7 Automated Manufacturing........................................ 17-41

18. The Engineering Environment......................... 18-1(1633)

18.1 Environmental Control ........................................... 18-2

18.2 Occupational Safety and Health ................................... 18-19

18.3 Fire Protection .................................................. 18-23

18.4 Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights.............................. 18-28

18.5 Miscellany...................................................... 18-31

19. Refrigeration, Cryogenics, Optics, and Miscellaneous.... 19-1(1665)

19.1 Mechanical Refrigeration......................................... 19-2

19.2 Cryogenics ..................................................... 19-26

19.3 Optics ......................................................... 19-41

19.4 Miscellaneous .................................................. 19-43

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