Fluid Sealing Technology

Principles and Applications

Author: Muller

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824799694

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 504

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"Assists users, developers, researchers, and manufacturers in the design, selection, development, and application of seals and sealing systems for fluids."

Heat Sealing Technology and Engineering for Packaging

Principles and Applications

Author: Kazuo Hishinuma

Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc

ISBN: 1932078851

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 251

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Presents an introduction to different phases of heat sealing. This book features reliable measuring methods to control heat seal quality, and offers methods for using peel seal and tear seal.

Food Process Engineering and Technology

Author: Zeki Berk

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128120541

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 742

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Food Process Engineering and Technology, Third Edition combines scientific depth with practical usefulness, creating a tool for graduate students and practicing food engineers, technologists and researchers looking for the latest information on transformation and preservation processes and process control and plant hygiene topics. This fully updated edition provides recent research and developments in the area, features sections on elements of food plant design, an introductory section on the elements of classical fluid mechanics, a section on non-thermal processes, and recent technologies, such as freeze concentration, osmotic dehydration, and active packaging that are discussed in detail. Provides a strong emphasis on the relationship between engineering and product quality/safety Considers cost and environmental factors Presents a fully updated, adequate review of recent research and developments in the area Includes a new, full chapter on elements of food plant design Covers recent technologies, such as freeze concentration, osmotic dehydration, and active packaging that are discussed in detail

Mechanical Engineer's Reference Book

Author: Edward H. Smith

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1483102572

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1190

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Mechanical Engineer’s Reference Book, 12th Edition is a 19-chapter text that covers the basic principles of mechanical engineering. The first chapters discuss the principles of mechanical engineering, electrical and electronics, microprocessors, instrumentation, and control. The succeeding chapters deal with the applications of computers and computer-integrated engineering systems; the design standards; and materials’ properties and selection. Considerable chapters are devoted to other basic knowledge in mechanical engineering, including solid mechanics, tribology, power units and transmission, fuels and combustion, and alternative energy sources. The remaining chapters explore other engineering fields related to mechanical engineering, including nuclear, offshore, and plant engineering. These chapters also cover the topics of manufacturing methods, engineering mathematics, health and safety, and units of measurements. This book will be of great value to mechanical engineers.

Mechatronics

Principles and Applications

Author: Godfrey Onwubolu

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080492908

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 672

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Mechatronics is a core subject for engineers, combining elements of mechanical and electronic engineering into the development of computer-controlled mechanical devices such as DVD players or anti-lock braking systems. This book is the most comprehensive text available for both mechanical and electrical engineering students and will enable them to engage fully with all stages of mechatronic system design. It offers broader and more integrated coverage than other books in the field with practical examples, case studies and exercises throughout and an Instructor's Manual. A further key feature of the book is its integrated coverage of programming the PIC microcontroller, and the use of MATLAB and Simulink programming and modelling, along with code files for downloading from the accompanying website. * Integrated coverage of PIC microcontroller programming, MATLAB and Simulink modelling * Fully developed student exercises, detailed practical examples * Accompanying website with Instructor's Manual, downloadable code and image bank

Principles and Design of Mechanical Face Seals

Author: Alan O. Lebeck

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471515333

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 764

View: 2008

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Examines the fundamentals and practice of both the design and operation of face seals, ranging from washing machines to rocket engine turbopumps. Topics include materials, tribology, heat transfer and solid mechanics. A variety of simple and complex models are proposed and evaluated and specific problems such as heat checking, blistering and instability are considered. Offers 64 tables and 364 references plus useful recommendations regarding the future of seal design.

Industrial sealing technology

Author: H. Hugo Buchter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 441

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Shows how to identify and solve all kinds of sealing problems, bringing together data previously scattered throughout the literature. Discusses basic principles of how seals work, what different kinds of seals can accomplish, and what range of environmental and mechanical specifications each seal type is suited for. Covers all major categories of seals, explaining what seals are available, how they function, who can fabricate them, and how they behave in the field. Also examines packings-both mathematically and empirically-and reciprocating shafts.

Shaft Seals for Dynamic Applications

Author: Les Horve

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439822555

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 504

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Describes all seal types used in industry for rotating, oscillating and reciprocating shaft applications. The work details the various practices for radial shaft seal selection, testing and installation recommended by the Society of Automotive Engineers, the Rubber Manufacture's Association, the American Society for Testing and Materials, and the American Society of Tribology and Lubrication Engineers, among others.

Mechanical Design Engineering Handbook

Author: Peter R. N. Childs

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0080982832

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 856

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Mechanical Design Engineering Handbook is a straight-talking and forward-thinking reference covering the design, specification, selection, use and integration of machine elements fundamental to a wide range of engineering applications. Develop or refresh your mechanical design skills in the areas of bearings, shafts, gears, seals, belts and chains, clutches and brakes, springs, fasteners, pneumatics and hydraulics, amongst other core mechanical elements, and dip in for principles, data and calculations as needed to inform and evaluate your on-the-job decisions. Covering the full spectrum of common mechanical and machine components that act as building blocks in the design of mechanical devices, Mechanical Design Engineering Handbook also includes worked design scenarios and essential background on design methodology to help you get started with a problem and repeat selection processes with successful results time and time again. This practical handbook will make an ideal shelf reference for those working in mechanical design across a variety of industries and a valuable learning resource for advanced students undertaking engineering design modules and projects as part of broader mechanical, aerospace, automotive and manufacturing programs. Clear, concise text explains key component technology, with step-by-step procedures, fully worked design scenarios, component images and cross-sectional line drawings all incorporated for ease of understanding Provides essential data, equations and interactive ancillaries, including calculation spreadsheets, to inform decision making, design evaluation and incorporation of components into overall designs Design procedures and methods covered include references to national and international standards where appropriate

Petroleum Engineer's Guide to Oil Field Chemicals and Fluids

Author: Johannes Fink

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 0128037350

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 854

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The oil and gas engineer on the job requires knowing all the available oil field chemicals and fluid applications that are applicable to the operation. Updated with the newest technology and available products, Petroleum Engineer’s Guide to Oil Field Chemicals and Fluids, Second Edition, delivers all the necessary lists of chemicals by use, their basic components, benefits, and environmental implications. In order to maintain reservoir protection and peak well production performance, operators demand to know all the options that are available. Instead of searching through various sources, Petroleum Engineer’s Guide to Oil Field Chemicals and Fluids, Second Edition, presents a one-stop non-commercialized approach by organizing the products by function, matching the chemical to the process for practical problem-solving and extending the coverage with additional resources and supportive materials. Covering the full spectrum, including fluid loss additives, drilling muds, cement additives, and oil spill treating agents, this must-have reference answers to every oil and gas operation with more options for lower costs, safer use, and enhanced production. Effectively locate and utilize the right chemical application specific to your oil and gas operation with author’s systematic approach by use Gain coverage on all oil field chemicals and fluids needed throughout the entire oil and gas life cycle, including drilling, production, and cementing Understand environmental factors and risks for oil field chemicals, along with pluses and minuses of each application, to make the best and safest choice for your operation

Fluid Sealing

Successful Sealing 2000 (British Hydromechanics Research (BHR) Group)

Author: R. K. Flitney

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9781860582547

Category: Science

Page: 520

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Leakage and emmission control is a critical function in process plant, industrial equipment, machinery, and transportation systems. This volume reflects many of the recent advances in sealing technology with topics including: tribology; static seals; and mechanical seals.

Rules of Thumb for Mechanical Engineers

A Manual of Quick, Accurate Solutions to Everyday Mechanical Engineering Problems

Author: J. Edward Pope

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780884157908

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 405

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Rules of Thumb for Mechanical Engineers assembles hundreds of shortcuts, calculations, practical "how-to" methods, and concise background reviews into one convenient volume. Whether you're concerned with design, selection, or performance of equipment, you'll find fast, accurate answers here. Sixteen chapters are packed with design criteria and practical tips contributed by experts in their respective fields, all without pages of theory. This easy-to-read book presents valuable information on fluids, heat transfer, thermodynamics, seals, pumps and compressors, drivers, gears, bearings, and piping and pressure vessels. Additional coverage is given to tribology, vibrations, materials, stress and fatigue, instrumentation, and engineering economics. Mechanical engineers, maintenance engineers and personnel, and anyone involved in the operation of facilities and equipment will have this volume on his or her desktop more often than on the bookshelf.

Principles of Tribology

Author: Shizhu Wen,Ping Huang

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119214912

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

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Updated to include the timely and important topics of MEMS and rolling friction, Principles of Tribology is a compilation of current developments from tribology research, coupled with tribology fundamentals and applications. Essential topics include lubrication theory, lubrication design, friction mechanism, wear mechanism, friction control, and their applications. Besides classical tribology content, the book also covers intersecting research areas of tribology, as well as the regularities and characteristics of the tribological phenomena in practice. Furthermore, it presents the basic theory, numerical analysis methods and experimental measuring techniques of tribology as well as their application in engineering. Newly expanded and updated to include new tribological material on MEMS and green tribology, its key concepts and applications Systematically brings the reader through fundamental theories, basic mechanisms through to the latest research Emphasizes practical tribological phenomena, supported by numerical analysis and experimental measurement techniques Discusses nano-tribology, thin film lubrication and its applications, topics which are growing in importance A comprehensive look at the fundamentals and latest research, this second edition of Principles of Tribology is an essential textbook for graduate and senior undergraduate students specializing in tribology and related mechanical engineering fields.

Food Packaging Science and Technology

Author: Dong Sun Lee,Kit L. Yam,Luciano Piergiovanni

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439894078

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 656

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With a wealth of illustrations, examples, discussion questions, and case studies, the Food Packaging Science and Technology covers basic principles and technologies as well as advanced topics such as active, intelligent, and sustainable packaging with unparalleled depth and breadth of scope. Emphasizing the application of relevant scientific principles to create effective designs and quality products, an international team of contributors draws on their collective experience to equip you with the necessary knowledge and tools to tackle modern food packaging problems. Divided into four parts, this book begins with an extensive discussion of packaging materials science. Contributions review the basic concepts of chemical and physical properties as they relate to food packaging. They cover gas permeation and migration and give detailed information on the four basic types of packaging materials: plastics, glass, metal, and cellulosic. The second part applies the previous information to the field of packaging technologies. Traditional methods and concepts such as end-of-line operations, permeation and migration, canning and aseptic packaging, and vacuum/modified atmosphere packaging are juxtaposed with the more advanced technologies of microwaveable packaging, active packaging, and intelligent packaging. Part 3 discusses shelf life determination and elements of storage stability and packaging requirements of various food categories. The final part presents issues related to packaging sociology, addressing sustainable packaging, as well as sociological and legislative considerations.

Mechanical Principles and Systems for Industrial Maintenance

Author: Richard Knotek,Jon Stenerson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130494177

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 524

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Intended for technicians who install, troubleshoot, and service mechanical and electrical equipment and systems, this new book/reference covers operating principles and system applications. This book will clearly review the identification, application, and maintenance of individual components and how they work together in a system. Focusing on troubleshooting, this book is designed to be a practical guide with a “systems approach.” Readers will understand specific equipment types and the entire system in which the equipment functions. Predictive and preventative maintenance; lockout/tagout procedures; comprehensive coverage of lubricants and lubricating procedures; and the high-tech world of linear motion systems.Technicians who work in manufacturing, transportation, construction, healthcare, and communications can all benefit from using this as a reference.

An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

Author: Jonathan Wickert,Kemper Lewis

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305887190

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

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AN INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, 4E introduces readers to today's ever-emerging field of mechanical engineering as it instills an appreciation for how engineers design hardware that builds and improves societies around the world. This book is ideal for those completing their first or second year in a college or university's mechanical engineering program. It is also useful for those studying a closely related field. The authors effectively balance timely treatments of technical problem-solving skills, design, engineering analysis, and modern technology to provide the solid mechanical engineering foundation readers need for future success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Food Packaging

Principles and Practice, Third Edition

Author: Gordon L. Robertson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439862427

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 733

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Food Packaging: Principles and Practice, Third Edition presents a comprehensive and accessible discussion of food packaging principles and their applications. Integrating concepts from chemistry, microbiology, and engineering, it continues in the tradition of its bestselling predecessors and has been completely revised to include new, updated, and expanded content and provide a detailed overview of contemporary food packaging technologies. Features Covers the packaging requirements of all major food groups Includes new chapters on food packaging closures and sealing systems, as well as optical, mechanical, and barrier properties of thermoplastic polymers Provides the latest information on new and active packaging technologies Offers guidance on the design and analysis of shelf life experiments and the shelf life estimation of foods Discusses the latest details on food contact materials including those of public interest such as BPA and phthalates in foods Devotes extensive space to the discussion of edible, biobased and biodegradable food packaging materials An in-depth exploration of the field, Food Packaging: Principles and Practice includes all-new worked examples and reflects the latest research and future hot topics. Comprehensively researched with more than 1000 references and generously illustrated, this book will serve students and industry professionals, regardless of their level or background, as an outstanding learning and reference work for their professional preparation and practice.

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

Mechanical Design

Author: K. Maekawa,T. Obikawa,Y. Yamane,T.H.C. Childs

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080473423

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

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This book introduces the subject of total design, and introduces the design and selection of various common mechanical engineering components and machine elements. These provide "building blocks", with which the engineer can practice his or her art. The approach adopted for defining design follows that developed by the SEED (Sharing Experience in Engineering Design) programme where design is viewed as "the total activity necessary to provide a product or process to meet a market need." Within this framework the book concentrates on developing detailed mechanical design skills in the areas of bearings, shafts, gears, seals, belt and chain drives, clutches and brakes, springs and fasteners. Where standard components are available from manufacturers, the steps necessary for their specification and selection are developed. The framework used within the text has been to provide descriptive and illustrative information to introduce principles and individual components and to expose the reader to the detailed methods and calculations necessary to specify and design or select a component. To provide the reader with sufficient information to develop the necessary skills to repeat calculations and selection processes, detailed examples and worked solutions are supplied throughout the text. This book is principally a Year/Level 1 and 2 undergraduate text. Pre-requisite skills include some year one undergraduate mathematics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer, principles of materials, statics and dynamics. However, as the subjects are introduced in a descriptive and illustrative format and as full worked solutions are provided, it is possible for readers without this formal level of education to benefit from this book. The text is specifically aimed at automotive and mechanical engineering degree programmes and would be of value for modules in design, mechanical engineering design, design and manufacture, design studies, automotive power-train and transmission and tribology, as well as modules and project work incorporating a design element requiring knowledge about any of the content described. The aims and objectives described are achieved by a short introductory chapters on total design, mechanical engineering and machine elements followed by ten chapters on machine elements covering: bearings, shafts, gears, seals, chain and belt drives, clutches and brakes, springs, fasteners and miscellaneous mechanisms. Chapters 14 and 15 introduce casings and enclosures and sensors and actuators, key features of most forms of mechanical technology. The subject of tolerancing from a component to a process level is introduced in Chapter 16. The last chapter serves to present an integrated design using the detailed design aspects covered within the book. The design methods where appropriate are developed to national and international standards (e.g. ANSI, ASME, AGMA, BSI, DIN, ISO). The first edition of this text introduced a variety of machine elements as building blocks with which design of mechanical devices can be undertaken. The approach adopted of introducing and explaining the aspects of technology by means of text, photographs, diagrams and step-by-step procedures has been maintained. A number of important machine elements have been included in the new edition, fasteners, springs, sensors and actuators. They are included here. Chapters on total design, the scope of mechanical engineering and machine elements have been completely revised and updated. New chapters are included on casings and enclosures and miscellaneous mechanisms and the final chapter has been rewritten to provide an integrated approach. Multiple worked examples and completed solutions are included.