Cryogenic Engineering, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

Author: Thomas Flynn

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0203026993

Category: Science

Page: 912

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Written by an engineering consultant with over 48 years of experience in the field, this Second Edition provides a reader-friendly and thorough discussion of the fundamental principles and science of cryogenic engineering including the properties of fluids and solids, refrigeration and liquefaction, insulation, instrumentation, natural gas processing, and safety in cryogenic system design.

Cryogenic Engineering, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

Author: Thomas Flynn

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0824753674

Category: Science

Page: 912

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Written by an engineering consultant with over 48 years of experience in the field, this Second Edition provides a reader-friendly and thorough discussion of the fundamental principles and science of cryogenic engineering including the properties of fluids and solids, refrigeration and liquefaction, insulation, instrumentation, natural gas processing, and safety in cryogenic system design.

Cryogenic Engineering

Fifty Years of Progress

Author: Klaus D. Timmerhaus,Richard Reed

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 038746896X

Category: Science

Page: 374

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This is a benchmark reference work on Cryogenic Engineering which chronicles the major developments in the field. Starting with an historical background, this book reviews the development of data resources now available for cryogenic fields and properties of materials. It presents the latest changes in cryopreservation and the advances over the past 50 years. The book also highlights an exceptional reference listing to provide referral to more details.

FUNDAMENTALS OF CRYOGENIC ENGINEERING

Author: MAMATA MUKHOPADHYAY

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120330579

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 364

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Intended as a text for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Chemical/Mechanical/Materials Engineering streams, this well-balanced book explains the fundamental principles and the applied aspects of cryogenic engineering. The author, with her vast and varied experience in teaching and allied fields, clearly enunciates the behaviour and various properties of common cryogenic fluids, methods of liquefaction, and separation and applications of cryogens with thermodynamic analysis for process selection. This profusely illustrated study with clear-cut diagrams and process charts, should serve not only as a textbook for students but also as an excellent reference for researchers and practising engineers on design of cryogenic refrigeration, and liquefaction and separation process plants for various applications. Key Features : Discusses various application areas of cryogenics including cryogenic propellants used in space propulsion systems. Analyzes measurement techniques for temperature, pressure, flow rate, and liquid level, and describes the unique behaviour of cryogenic fluids and materials at cryo-temperatures. Gives numerous solved problems and exercises that lay emphasis on honing the concepts discussed.

Cryogenic Heat Transfer

Author: Randall F. Barron

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781560325512

Category: Science

Page: 392

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Presents applied heat transfer principles in the range of extremely low temperatures. The specific features of heat transfer at cryogenic temperatures, such as variable properties, near critical convection, and Kapitza resistance, are described. This book includes many example problems, in each section, that help to illustrate the applications of the principles presented.

High-Vacuum Technology

A Practical Guide, Second Edition

Author: Marsbed H. Hablanian

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351440683

Category: Science

Page: 568

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Offering a basic understanding of each important topic in vacuum science and technology, this book concentrates on pumping issues, emphasizes the behavior of vacuum pumps and vacuum systems, and explains the relationships between pumps, instrumentation and high-vacuum system performance. The book delineates the technical and theoretical aspects of the subject without getting in too deep. It leads readers through the subtleties of vacuum technology without using a dissertation on mathematics to get them there. An interesting blend of easy-to-understand technician-level information combined with engineering data and formulae, the book provides a non-analytical introduction to high vacuum technology.

Cryogenic Systems

Author: Randall F. Barron

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780195035674

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 507

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This introduction to the principles of low-temperature engineering emphasizes the design and analysis of cryogenic systems. The new edition includes fresh material on superconductivity, liquid natural gas technology, rectification system design, refrigerators, and instrumentation. SI units are now used throughout the book. Unlike the previous edition, which was designed primarily as a college text, the new edition is written to serve as a professional reference as well, and is particularly useful for mechanical and chemical engineers involved in the design of cryogenic systems. Senior-level and graduate students interested in the fundamentals of cryogenic engineering will find this volume indispensable.

Proceedings of the Ninth International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, Kobe, Japan, 11-14 May 1982

Author: K. Yasukochi,H. Nagano

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1483164098

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 870

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Proceedings of the Ninth International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, Kobe, Japan, 11-14 May 1982 contains the papers presented during the entirety of the conference. The overall focus is on the presentation of technical developments and new applications in the field of cryogenics. The topics covered during the conference include high speed magnetic levitation train, magnetic fusion energy and its cryogenic applications, and cooling effects in a vortex cooler. Superconductivity and fusion, digital applications of the Josephson effect, thermally activated stirling cryocooler, and large cryogenic systems of the energy doubler are discussed as well. Physicists, chemists, engineers, and researchers in the field of cryogenics will find the compendium very insightful.

The Engineering Handbook, Second Edition

Author: Richard C. Dorf

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420039873

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 3080

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First published in 1995, The Engineering Handbook quickly became the definitive engineering reference. Although it remains a bestseller, the many advances realized in traditional engineering fields along with the emergence and rapid growth of fields such as biomedical engineering, computer engineering, and nanotechnology mean that the time has come to bring this standard-setting reference up to date. New in the Second Edition 19 completely new chapters addressing important topics in bioinstrumentation, control systems, nanotechnology, image and signal processing, electronics, environmental systems, structural systems 131 chapters fully revised and updated Expanded lists of engineering associations and societies The Engineering Handbook, Second Edition is designed to enlighten experts in areas outside their own specialties, to refresh the knowledge of mature practitioners, and to educate engineering novices. Whether you work in industry, government, or academia, this is simply the best, most useful engineering reference you can have in your personal, office, or institutional library.

Multistage Separation Processes, Fourth Edition

Author: Fouad M. Khoury

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482230542

Category: Science

Page: 679

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The latest edition of a perennial bestseller, Multistage Separation Processes, Fourth Edition provides a clear and thorough presentation of the theoretical foundation, and understanding of the development, evaluation, design, and optimization steps of these processes, from both an academic and industrial perspective. The book’s emphasis on starting with theoretical models and their role in computer simulation, followed by practical applications, sets it apart from other texts on this topic. The author also highlights the importance of relating fundamental concepts to intuitive understanding of the processes. See What’s New in the Fourth Edition: Chapter on fluid-solid operations Expanded development of theories and methods for many applications Adds numerous industry-related examples and end-of-chapter problems Case studies combined with examples Updated and enhanced figures The book includes a generous number of examples from a wide variety of applications to relate theory to actual results, and to demonstrate the performance of process under varying conditions. The chapter topics follow a logical path that starts with basics and theoretical concepts, and progresses systematically into the various separation processes. Each chapter provides the information relevant to a specific topic, and refers to appropriate chapters in the book as needed. These features combine to give you the understanding required to make the best selections of property prediction and simulation techniques and avoid the cost incurred by the use of improper simulations.

Microwave Filters for Communication Systems

Fundamentals, Design, and Applications

Author: Richard J. Cameron,Chandra M. Kudsia,Raafat R. Mansour

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119292387

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 928

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An in-depth look at the state-of-the-art in microwave filter design, implementation, and optimization Thoroughly revised and expanded, this second edition of the popular reference addresses the many important advances that have taken place in the field since the publication of the first edition and includes new chapters on Multiband Filters, Tunable Filters and a chapter devoted to Practical Considerations and Examples. One of the chief constraints in the evolution of wireless communication systems is the scarcity of the available frequency spectrum, thus making frequency spectrum a primary resource to be judiciously shared and optimally utilized. This fundamental limitation, along with atmospheric conditions and interference have long been drivers of intense research and development in the fields of signal processing and filter networks, the two technologies that govern the information capacity of a given frequency spectrum. Written by distinguished experts with a combined century of industrial and academic experience in the field, Microwave Filters for Communication Systems: Provides a coherent, accessible description of system requirements and constraints for microwave filters Covers fundamental considerations in the theory and design of microwave filters and the use of EM techniques to analyze and optimize filter structures Chapters on Multiband Filters and Tunable Filters address the new markets emerging for wireless communication systems and flexible satellite payloads and A chapter devoted to real-world examples and exercises that allow readers to test and fine-tune their grasp of the material covered in various chapters, in effect it provides the roadmap to develop a software laboratory, to analyze, design, and perform system level tradeoffs including EM based tolerance and sensitivity analysis for microwave filters and multiplexers for practical applications. Microwave Filters for Communication Systems provides students and practitioners alike with a solid grounding in the theoretical underpinnings of practical microwave filter and its physical realization using state-of-the-art EM-based techniques.

Cryogenic Process Engineering

Author: Klaus D. Timmerhaus,Thomas M. Flynn

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1468487566

Category: Science

Page: 612

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Cryogenics, a term commonly used to refer to very low temperatures, had its beginning in the latter half of the last century when man learned, for the first time, how to cool objects to a temperature lower than had ever existed na tu rally on the face of the earth. The air we breathe was first liquefied in 1883 by a Polish scientist named Olszewski. Ten years later he and a British scientist, Sir James Dewar, liquefied hydrogen. Helium, the last of the so-caBed permanent gases, was finally liquefied by the Dutch physicist Kamerlingh Onnes in 1908. Thus, by the beginning of the twentieth century the door had been opened to astrange new world of experimentation in which aB substances, except liquid helium, are solids and where the absolute temperature is only a few microdegrees away. However, the point on the temperature scale at which refrigeration in the ordinary sense of the term ends and cryogenics begins has ne ver been weB defined. Most workers in the field have chosen to restrict cryogenics to a tem perature range below -150°C (123 K). This is a reasonable dividing line since the normal boiling points of the more permanent gases, such as helium, hydrogen, neon, nitrogen, oxygen, and air, lie below this temperature, while the more common refrigerants have boiling points that are above this temperature. Cryogenic engineering is concerned with the design and development of low-temperature systems and components.

Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook

Author: Meherwan P. Boyce

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080456898

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 962

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The Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook has been the standard for engineers involved in the design, selection, and operation of gas turbines. This revision includes new case histories, the latest techniques, and new designs to comply with recently passed legislation. By keeping the book up to date with new, emerging topics, Boyce ensures that this book will remain the standard and most widely used book in this field. The new Third Edition of the Gas Turbine Engineering Hand Book updates the book to cover the new generation of Advanced gas Turbines. It examines the benefit and some of the major problems that have been encountered by these new turbines. The book keeps abreast of the environmental changes and the industries answer to these new regulations. A new chapter on case histories has been added to enable the engineer in the field to keep abreast of problems that are being encountered and the solutions that have resulted in solving them. Comprehensive treatment of Gas Turbines from Design to Operation and Maintenance. In depth treatment of Compressors with emphasis on surge, rotating stall, and choke; Combustors with emphasis on Dry Low NOx Combustors; and Turbines with emphasis on Metallurgy and new cooling schemes. An excellent introductory book for the student and field engineers A special maintenance section dealing with the advanced gas turbines, and special diagnostic charts have been provided that will enable the reader to troubleshoot problems he encounters in the field The third edition consists of many Case Histories of Gas Turbine problems. This should enable the field engineer to avoid some of these same generic problems

Cryogenics

A Textbook

Author: S. S. Thipse

Publisher: Alpha Science International Limited

ISBN: 9781842657294

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 450

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CRYOGENICS: A Textbook covers lucidly various cryogenic applications including cryogenic engines and space and electronic applications. Importance of cryogenic engines in space propulsion, complete thermodynamic analysis of cryogenic systems with special emphasis on cryogenic cycles, Dewar vessels used to store cryogenic fluids and their applications in various industries have also been discussed in detail. Explanation of Superconductivity and its applications with a description of various Cryocoolers used in industry has also been provided with extensive details. Further technical information on cryogens has been specified alongwith the vacuum technology which has been sufficiently described with examples. Science of Cryonics has been elaborated and all aspects of technology related to functioning of cryogenic plants and their construction including valves, pipes has been incorporated in this book.

Pipe Welding Procedures

Author: Hoobasar Rampaul

Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.

ISBN: 9780831131418

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 249

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A standard reference for decades, this new edition of Pipe Welding Procedures continues to reinforce the welder's understanding of procedures. Drawing on his extensive practical and teaching experience in the field, the author describes in detail the manipulating procedures used to weld pipe joints. You will find useful information on heat input and distribution, essentials of shielded metal-arc technology, distortion, pipe welding defects, welding safety, essentials of welding metallurgy, and qualification of the welding procedure and the welder. Look for new or expanded coverage of: Root Bead--Pulse Current--Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Shielded Metal Arc Welding--Electrode Welding Steel for Low Temperature (Cryogenic) Service Down Hill Welding--Heavywall and Large Diameter Welding Metallurgy Weld Repair

Handbook of X-Ray Spectrometry, Second Edition,

Author: Rene Van Grieken,A. Markowicz

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203908709

Category: Science

Page: 1016

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"Updates fundamentals and applications of all modes of x-ray spectrometry, including total reflection and polarized beam x-ray fluorescence analysis, and synchrotron radiation induced x-ray emission. Promotes the accurate measurement of samples while reducing the scattered background in the x-ray spectrum."

Matter and Methods at Low Temperatures

Author: Frank Pobell

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 366208578X

Category: Science

Page: 319

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The aim of this book is to provide information about performing experi ments at low temperatures, as well as basic facts concerning the low tem perature properties of liquid and solid matter. To orient the reader, I begin with chapters on these low temperature properties. The major part of the book is then devoted to refrigeration techniques and to the physics on which they are based. Of equal importance, of course, are the definition and measurement of temperature; hence low temperature thermometry is extensively discussed in subsequent chapters. Finally, I describe a variety of design and construction techniques which have turned out to be useful over the years. The content of the book is based on the three-hour-per-week lecture course which I have given several times at the University of Bayreuth between 1983 and 1991. It should be particularly suited for advanced stu dents whose intended masters (diploma) or Ph.D. subject is experimental condensed matter physics at low temperatures. However, I believe that the book will also be of value to experienced scientists, since it describes sev eral very recent advances in experimental low temperature physics and technology, for example, new developments in nuclear refrigeration and thermometry.

Evaporites:Sediments, Resources and Hydrocarbons

Author: John K. Warren

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540323440

Category: Science

Page: 1036

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Comprehensive discussion of the role of evaporites in hydrocarbon generation and trapping Excellent introduction in the field