Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations

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9780070287358: Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations

This invaluable handbook provides engineers and technicians with more than 5,000 calculations for solving day-to-day problems in all ten major engineering fields. The new Fourth Edition features numerous new areas from new design codes in civil engineering to miniaturization, new approaches to HVAC design, composite usage in engineering design, and laptop computer office and field calculations. "The Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations" complies with new environmental requirements in engineering.

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NEW IN THIS EDITION

  • Complying with the latest environmental regulations
  • Design code changes
  • LEED design considerations
  • HVAC procedures
  • Mobile and in-the-field methods

"A classic compendium of step-by-step calculations for solving the most frequently encountered engineering problems in many engineering disciplines."
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5000 Essential Calculations for Engineers

Packed with new data and methods, this invaluable handbook provides professionals with more than 5000 direct and related calculation procedures for solving common engineering problems quickly and easily. Now thoroughly revised and updated, Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations, Fourth Edition covers seven engineering disciplines: civil, architectural, mechanical, electrical, chemical and process plant, sanitary, and environmental. Written in the popular "cookbook" format, the handbook describes each problem to be solved; provides numbered calculation procedures to be followed; works out an actual problem; and presents related calculations in most instances. This fourth edition features numerous new topics from design code changes in civil engineering to composite usage in engineering design. Inside, you'll find new problem-solving coverage of:

  • Anti-terrorism structural building changes
  • Power-plant cost-cutting
  • Efficient compliance with environmental regulations
  • Wind energy systems
  • LEED considerations in building design
  • Developments in pumps and related calculations
  • Freon-replacing refrigerants
  • Computer programs that automate repetitive calculations
  • Finite element analytic methods

The fourth edition of Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations is a reference engineers will thank for answers time after time. Open this book for all the calculations you need in: Civil Engineering * Architectural Engineering * Mechanical Engineering * Electrical Engineering * Chemical and Process Plant Engineering * Sanitary Engineering * Environmental Engineering

About the Author:

Tyler G. Hicks, PE is a consulting engineer and a successful engineering book author, with more than 20 titles to his credit. He has worked in plant design and operation in a variety of industries, taught at several engineering schools, and lectured both in the United States and abroad. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Cooper Union School of Engineering in New York. He lives in Rockville Center, New York.

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