Mechanical Design Handbook, Second Edition: Measurement, Analysis and Control of Dynamic Systems

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McGraw Hill Professional, Apr 14, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 900 pages
Optimize the efficiency and reliability of machines and mechanical systems

Totally redesigned to meet today's mechanical design challenges, this classic handbook provides a practical overview of the complex principles and data associated with the design and control of dynamic mechanical systems.

  • New Chapters on continuous control systems, digital control systems, and optical systems
  • Covers power transmission and control subsystems

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Part 2 Mechanical System Analysis
Part 3 Mechanical Subsystem Components
Appendix A Analytical Methods for Engineers

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Harold Rothbart is a noted consulting engineer and lecturer. He is author of numerous books including the Mechanical Design Handbook and Mechanical Design and Systems Handbook, 2nd Edition. He was formerly Dean of the College of Science and Engineering at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Thomas H. Brown is the co-author of the Standard Handbook of Machine Design, 3rd Edition and the author of Mark's Calculations for Machine Design. His area of specialty is Stress Analysis and Machine Design. In 1995, Dr. Brown was approached by a major corporation in North Carolina to deliver a comprehensive program for the FE Review and the Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Nuclear Engineering PE Exams.

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