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**Geothermal Energy: Delivering on the Global Potential**

by **Paul L. Younger (ed.)** - **MDPI AG** , **2015**

After decades of being largely the preserve of countries in volcanic regions, the use of geothermal energy is now expanding worldwide. This reflects its excellent low-carbon credentials and its ability to offer baseload and dispatchable output.

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**The Art of Insight in Science and Engineering: Mastering Complexity**

by **Sanjoy Mahajan** - **The MIT Press** , **2014**

Sanjoy Mahajan shows us that the way to master complexity is through insight rather than precision. He first teaches the tools for organizing complexity, then distinguishes two paths for discarding complexity: with and without loss of information.

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**Concise Reliability for Engineers**

by **Jaroslav Mencik (ed.)** - **InTech** , **2016**

Our life is strongly influenced by the reliability of the things we use, as well as of processes and services. Methods for reliability assessment and optimization are thus very important. This book explains the fundamental concepts and tools.

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**Teaching Engineering**

by **Phillip C. Wankat, Frank S. Oreovicz** - **Purdue University** , **2007**

This book covers all aspects of teaching engineering and other technical subjects. It presents both practical matters and educational theories. It is organized to start with practical teaching applications and then leads to educational theories.

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**Blueprint Reading and Sketching**

by **D. S. Gunderson (ed.)** - **Maritime.org** , **1994**

Upon completing this training course, you should understand the basics of blueprint reading including projections and views, technical sketching, and the use of blueprints in the construction of machines, piping, electrical and electronic systems ...

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**Entertainment Engineering**

by **John W. Wesner** - **ETC Press** , **2013**

We look at the entertainment industry in general, with a focus on delighting the customers. We ask what is unique about the domain Entertainment, we look at the broad scope of Entertainment, and ask the reader about their entertainment preferences.

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**Beginner's Guide to Engineering Drawing**

by **E. R. Latifee** , **2008**

This is a book for beginners in engineering drawing in any engineering. Contents: Review of Geometry; Classical Viewing; Dimensioning, Line Types and Other Views; Development of solids and Others; Lessons in AutoCAD; Sample Questions and Exercises.

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**Modeling Reactive Systems with Statecharts**

by **D. Harel, M. Politi** - **McGraw-Hill** , **1998**

The book provides a detailed description of a set of languages for modelling reactive systems, which underlies the STATEMATE toolset. The approach is dominated by the language of Statecharts, used to describe behavior, combined Activity-charts ...

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**Extension Engineering**

by **Yang Chunyan, Cai Wen** - **Science Press** , **2012**

The book systematically elaborates the theoretical foundation, methodology and fields of application of extension engineering and presents application cases. The characteristics of the book lie in its combination of theory with practice.

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**Storage Stability of Fuels**

by **Krzysztof Biernat (ed.)** - **InTech** , **2015**

This book presents an analysis of the results of studies of motor fuels ageing, conducted in laboratory and model conditions, in terms of building a system operating on-line, allowing continuous assessment of the operational usability of fuels.

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**Engineering Reliability: New Techniques and Applications**

by **B. S. Dhillon, Chanan Singh** - **John Wiley & Sons** , **1981**

The scope of reliability engineering is extremely wide, encompassing many areas of engineering technology. Reliability engineering helps ensure the success of space missions, maintain the national security, provide reliable transportation, and so on.

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**The WRTI Book of Practical Inventing**

by **Alan Finn** - **Bookboon** , **2014**

This book is intended to be a guide to all those inventors, actual or would-be, those who have yet to take their first real steps toward making their new product dreams come true. WRTI is an inventors club based at Southampton Solent University.

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**Boundary Element Methods for Engineers**

by **Roger Fenner** - **Bookboon** , **2014**

The book offers a deliberately simple introduction to boundary element methods applicable to a wide range of engineering problems. The mathematics are kept as simple as reasonably possible. Several boundary element computer programs are presented.

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**Optimization for Engineering Systems**

by **Ralph W. Pike** - **Louisiana State University** , **2001**

This book stands at the interface of mathematics and industrial applications of optimization. The topics were selected for their breadth of application to the optimization of engineering systems, especially continuous ones ...

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**Fundamental Engineering Optimization Methods**

by **Kamran Iqbal** - **Bookboon** , **2013**

This book is addressed to engineering students and practicing engineers. It covers the fundamentals of commonly used optimization methods in engineering design. These include graphical optimization, linear and nonlinear programming, etc.

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**Profit Signals: How Evidence Based Decisions Power Six Sigma Breakthroughs**

by **M. Daniel Sloan, Russell A. Boyles** - **Evidence-Based Decisions, Inc.** , **2003**

A pioneering Six Sigma work written by two internationally recognized Master Black Belts. The authors present a unique view on how executives, managers and Six Sigma practitioners can use evidence to make better, more profitable decisions.

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**Engineering Tables**

- **Wikibooks** , **2012**

This is a shared appendix with tables for use in book on engineering, math and science. Topics: Integral Transforms; Mathematical Tables; Statistical Tables; Mechanical Engineering; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Computer Engineering.

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**Introduction to Computational Engineering**

by **Steven J Cox** - **Rice University** , **2012**

We strive to speak the Matlab language free of syntactic error, to confidently translate English simulation and/or design questions, to identify the proper numerical method for the job, and to represent the solution in a visually striking way.

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**Engineering a Safer World: Systems Thinking Applied to Safety**

by **Nancy G. Leveson** - **The MIT Press** , **2012**

Revisiting and updating ideas pioneered by 1950s aerospace engineers, and testing her new model extensively on real-world examples, Leveson has created a new approach to safety that is more effective and easier to use than current techniques.

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**MATLAB for Engineers: Applications in Control, Electrical Engineering, IT and Robotics**

by **Karel Perutka** - **InTech** , **2011**

The book presents several approaches in the key areas of practice for which the MATLAB software package was used. It will be of great interest to control and electrical engineers and students in the fields of research the book covers.

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**Mathematical Methods**

by **Mihir Sen, Joseph M. Powers** - **University of Notre Dame** , **2010**

Multidimensional calculus, linear analysis, linear operators, vector algebra, ordinary differential equations. Directed at first year graduate students in engineering and undergraduates who wish to become better prepared for graduate studies.

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**Engineering Statistics and Quality Control**

by **Irving W. Burr** - **McGraw-Hill** , **1953**

The present book is the outgrowth of a course in statistics for engineers which has been given at Purdue University. The book is written primarily as a text book for junior, senior, and graduate students of engineering and physical science.

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**The Calculus for Engineers**

by **John Perry** - **E. Arnold** , **1897**

This book describes what has for many years been the most important part of the regular college course in the Calculus for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering students. The students knew only the most elementary mathematics.

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**Higher Mathematics for Engineers and Physicists**

by **Ivan S. Sokolnikoff** - **McGraw Hill** , **1941**

The chief purpose of the book is to help to bridge the gap which separates many engineers from mathematics by giving them a bird's-eye view of those mathematical topics which are indispensable in the study of the physical sciences.

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**Handbook of Mathematics for Engineers**

by **E. V. Huntington, L. A. Fischer** - **McGraw Hill** , **1918**

The Handbook contains, in compact form, accurate statements of those facts and formulas of mathematics which are likely to be useful to the worker in applied mathematics. It is thought to be more comprehensive than any other similar work in English.

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**Arithmetic for Engineers**

by **Charles B. Clapham** - **Chapman & Hall** , **1925**

This book is an endeavour to treat the elementary portions of Practical Mathematics in a thorough and practical manner and with a sufficient amount of engineering application, suitable for elementary students of technical schools and for home study.

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**Mathematics for Engineers**

by **William Neville Rose** - **Chapman** , **1922**

These two volumes form a most comprehensive and practical treatise on the subject. They show the direct bearing of all principles to engineering practice, and will prove a valuable reference work embracing all the mathematics needed by engineers.

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**Geology for Engineers**

by **Robert Fox Sorsbie** - **Griffin** , **1911**

A knowledge of geology is of the first importance to the practical engineer. The author compiled the requisite information in a clear and concise manner in one volume, in the hope that it may serve as a handy book of reference.

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**Practical Astronomy for Engineers**

by **Frederick Hanley Seares** - **Stephens** , **1909**

The main purpose of the volume is an exposition of the principal methods of determining latitude, azimuth, and time. Generally speaking, the limit of precision is that corresponding to the engineer's transit or the sextant.

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**Functional and Structured Tensor Analysis for Engineers**

by **R. M. Brannon** - **The University of Utah** , **2003**

A step-by-step introduction to tensor analysis that assumes you know nothing but basic calculus. Considerable emphasis is placed on a notation style that works well for applications in materials modeling, but other notation styles are also reviewed.

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**Mathematics For Engineering Students**

by **Samuel Keller** - **D. Van Nostrand Company** , **1908**

Much that is ordinarily included in treatises on Analytics and Calculus, has been omitted from this book, not because it was regarded as worthless, but because it was considered quite unnecessary for the student of engineering.

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**Science For Coalmining Students**

by **H. Morton, D. S. Morton** - **The Technical Press** , **1952**

The book, which is interesting, instructive and wide in scope, is the result of many years of experience in teaching science to mining students on the part of one of the authors and several years' practical experience underground by the other.

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**Shape Interrogation for Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing**

by **Nicholas M. Patrikalakis, Takashi Maekawa** - **Springer** , **2009**

Shape interrogation is the process of extraction of information from a geometric model. It is a fundamental component of CAD/CAM systems. The authors focus on shape interrogation of geometric models bounded by free-form surfaces.

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**The Data Analysis BriefBook**

by **Rudolf K. Bock, Werner Krischer** - **Springer** , **2010**

A condensed handbook, or an extended glossary, written in encyclopedic format, covering subjects in statistics, computing, analysis, and related fields. It intends to be both introduction and reference for data analysts, scientists and engineers.

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**Engineering Statistics Handbook**

- **NIST/SEMATECH** , **2003**

The goal of this handbook is to help scientists and engineers incorporate statistical methods in their work as efficiently as possible. Many parts of the book feature case studies or examples with computations from the free downloadable software.

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**An Exploration of Random Processes for Engineers**

by **Bruce Hajek** - **University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign** , **2009**

These notes were written for a graduate course on random processes. Students are assumed to have had a previous course in probability, some familiarity with real analysis and linear algebra, and some familiarity with complex analysis.

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**An Introduction to Solving Engineering Problems with Matlab**

by **Darryl Morrell** - **CK-12 Foundation** , **2009**

Matlab is a language used by several computational packages known as m-file environments. This text introduces freshman engineering students to problem solving using an m-file environment. Most of the information applies to any environment.

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**Physics Formulary**

by **Johan Wevers** , **2008**

This 108 pages document contains a lot of equations in physics. It is written at advanced undergraduate/postgraduate level. It is intended to be a short reference for anyone who works with physics and often needs to look up equations.

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**Mathematics Formulary**

by **Johan Wevers** , **2008**

A 66 pages mathematics formulary that is intended for physicists and engineers: Basics; Probability and statistics; Calculus; Differential equations; Linear algebra; Complex function theory; Tensor calculus; Numerical mathematics.

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**Handbook of Mathematical Functions**

by **M. Abramowitz, I. A. Stegun** - **GPO** , **1964**

Students and professionals in the fields of mathematics, physics, engineering, and economics will find this reference work invaluable. A classic resource for special functions, standard trig, and exponential logarithmic definitions and extensions.

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**Notes on Diffy Qs: Differential Equations for Engineers**

by **Jiří Lebl** - **Lulu.com** , **2009**

One semester introductory course on differential equations aimed at engineers. The book covers first order ODEs, higher order linear ODEs, systems of ODEs, Fourier series and PDEs, eigenvalue problems, and the Laplace transform.

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**Fundamental Numerical Methods and Data Analysis**

by **George W. Collins, II** - **NASA ADS** , **2003**

'Fundamental Numerical Methods and Data Analysis' can serve as the basis for a wide range of courses that discuss numerical methods used in science. The author provides examples of the more difficult algorithms integrated into the text.

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**Mathematical Methods of Engineering Analysis**

by **Erhan Cinlar, Robert J. Vanderbei** , **2000**

This text covers general notions regarding sets, functions, sequences, and series; metric spaces, convergence, continuity, approximations; functions on metric spaces; differential and integral equations; convex analysis; measure and integration.

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**Fundamental Quantum Mechanics for Engineers**

by **Leon van Dommelen** , **2009**

This book was written for engineering graduate students who find themselves caught up in nano technology. The first part of the book provides a solid introduction to classical quantum mechanics, the second part discusses more advanced topics.

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**Handbook of Formulae and Physical Constants**

- **Power Engineering Training Systems** , **2003**

For the use of students and examination candidates, approved by the Interprovincial Power Engineering Curriculum Committee and the Provincial Chief Inspectors' Association's Committee for the standardization of Power Engineer's Examinations in Canada.

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