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Newnes engineering science pocket book

Author: J O Bird
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 1987.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Newnes Engineering Science Pocket Book provides a readily available reference to the essential engineering science formulae, definitions, and general information needed during studies and/or work situation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bird, J.O.
Newnes engineering science pocket book
(OCoLC)19112733
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J O Bird
ISBN: 9781483183084 1483183084 9780080479705 0080479707 9781322468822 1322468826
OCLC Number: 892067251
Notes: On cover: "A Heinemann Newnes book."
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 358 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Newnes Engineering Science: Pocket Book; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Chapter 1. SI units; Chapter 2. Density; Chapter 3. Atomic structure of matter; Chapter 4. Basic chemical reactions; Chapter 5. Scalar and vector quantities; Chapter 6. Standard quantity symbols and their units; Chapter 7. Basic d.c. circuit theory; Standard symbols for electrical components; Electrical measuring instruments; Linear and non-linear devices; Series circuit; Parallel circuit; Wiring lamps in series and in parallel; Series connection; Parallel connection; Resistance variation. Chapter 8. d.c. circuit analysisKirchhoff's laws; Chapter 9. Oiemical effects of electricity; Chapter 10. Capacitors and capacitance; Chapter 11. Electromagnetísm and magnetic circuits; Magnetism; Electromagnetísm; Principle of operation of a d.c. motor; Magnetic circuits; Comparison between electrical and magnetic quantities:; Chapter 12. Electromagnetic induction and inductance; Chapter 13. Alternating currents and voltages; Chapter 14. Single phase series a.c. circuits; Chapter 15. Single phase parallel a.c. circuits; Chapter 16. a.c. circuit analysis; Chapter 17. Semiconductor diodes. Chapter 18. TransistorsChapter 19. Three-phase systems; Chapter 20. d.c. transients; Transients in series connected C --
R circuits; Charging; The time constant; Discharging; Transients in series connected L --
R circuits; The time constant; Current decay; The effects of time constant on a rectangular wave; Chapter 21. Single phase transformers; Transformer principle of operation; Transformer no-load phasor diagram; Transformer construction; Chapter 22. d.c. machines; Shunt-wound motor characteristics; Series-wound motor characteristics; Shunt-wound generator characteristics. Series-wound generator characteristicThe d.c. motor starter; Speed control of d.c. motors; Chapter 23. a.c. motors; Three-phase induction motors; Single-phase induction motor; Chapter 24. Electrical measuring instruments and measurements; Principle of operation of a moving coil instrument; Principle of operation of the moving iron instrument; Shunts and multipliers; A.C. bridges; Waveform harmonics; Decibel units; Chapter 25. Speed and velocity; Chapter 26. Acceleration and force; Chapter 27. Linear momentum and impulse; Chapter 28. Linear and angular motíon; Chapter 29. Frictíon. Chapter 30. WavesCharacteristics of sound waves; Chapter 31. Light rays; Reflection of light; Refraction of light; Chapter 32. The effects of forces on materials; Tensile force; Compressive force; Shear force; Shear stress and strain; Torsional stress and strain; Chapter 33. Hardness and impact tests; Hardness tests; Other hardness tests; Other non-destructive tests; Impact tests; Chapter 34. Centre of gravity and equilibrium; Chapter 35. Goplanar forces acting at a point; The resultant of two coplanar forces; The triangle of forces method; The parallelogram of forces method.
Responsibility: J.O. Bird.

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Newnes Engineering Science Pocket Book provides a readily available reference to the essential engineering science formulae, definitions, and general information needed during studies and/or work situation.

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