Graphical And Mechanical Computations

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Graphical And Mechanical Computation

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ISBN : 1313050806
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Graphical And Mechanical Computation

Author : Joseph Lipka
ISBN : 0530387239
Genre : History
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Category: History

Calculation And Computation In The Pre Electronic Era

Author : Aristotelis Tympas
ISBN : 9781848827424
Genre : Computers
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This book offers an introduction to the history of computing during the ‘first’ (steam) and the ‘second’ (electricity) industrial revolution. It starts with the origins of the industrial revolution and stops at the emergence of electronic computing, which for many historians signifies the end of the industrial society and the beginning of a post-industrial society. It is popularly assumed that the history of computing before the second half of the twentieth century is unimportant. The general argument of the book is that computing has been of primary importance since the late nineteenth century and through the first half of the twentieth century. The book shows that the industrial revolution was made possible by a parallel revolution in computing technology. As indicated by the transition from isolated factory steam engines to vast networks of interconnected electric power lines, the industrial revolution was actually a permanent technological revolution. The book suggests that it was sustained by a perpetual revolution in computing technology. The history of this perpetual computing revolution helps us to understand that electronic era computing continued on what this permanent computing revolution had accumulated during the mechanical and the electrical age. What followed after the 1940s capitalized on what had started in the 1780s. In this sense, the book offers a history of computing during the mechanical and the electrical age that helps us to contextualize the history of electronic computing.
Category: Computers

Mechanical Vibration Analysis And Computation

Author : D. E. Newland
ISBN : 9780486317724
Genre : Science
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Focusing on applications rather than rigorous proofs, this volume is suitable for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students concerned with vibration problems. In addition, it serves as a practical handbook for performing vibration calculations. An introductory chapter on fundamental concepts is succeeded by explorations of frequency response of linear systems and general response properties, matrix analysis, natural frequencies and mode shapes, singular and defective matrices, and numerical methods for modal analysis. Additional topics include response functions and their applications, discrete response calculations, systems with symmetric matrices, continuous systems, and parametric and nonlinear effects. The text is supplemented by extensive appendices and answers to selected problems. This volume functions as a companion to the author's introductory volume on random vibrations (see below). Each text can be read separately; and together, they cover the entire field of mechanical vibrations analysis, including random and nonlinear vibrations and digital data analysis.
Category: Science

Logic And Foundations Of Mathematics

Author : Andrea Cantini
ISBN : 9789401721097
Genre : Mathematics
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The IOth International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, which took place in Florence in August 1995, offered a vivid and comprehensive picture of the present state of research in all directions of Logic and Philosophy of Science. The final program counted 51 invited lectures and around 700 contributed papers, distributed in 15 sections. Following the tradition of previous LMPS-meetings, some authors, whose papers aroused particular interest, were invited to submit their works for publication in a collection of selected contributed papers. Due to the large number of interesting contributions, it was decided to split the collection into two distinct volumes: one covering the areas of Logic, Foundations of Mathematics and Computer Science, the other focusing on the general Philosophy of Science and the Foundations of Physics. As a leading choice criterion for the present volume, we tried to combine papers containing relevant technical results in pure and applied logic with papers devoted to conceptual analyses, deeply rooted in advanced present-day research. After all, we believe this is part of the genuine spirit underlying the whole enterprise of LMPS studies.
Category: Mathematics

Graphical Techniques For Engineering Computations

Author : Walter Herbert Burrows
ISBN : WISC:89038765186
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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CONTENTS - 1. SCALES - Nature and Properties of Scales - Methods for Constructing Scales - Altering Moduli of Scales - Standard Scales - Mechanical Aspects of Scale Construction - Exercises - 2. CALCULATING WITH SCALES - Adjacent Scales - Parallel Scales With Index Line - Standard Slide Rules - Slide Rule Routines - Special Slide Rules - Methods of Reproduction - Other Forms of Special Slide Rules - Differential Gear Rules - Exercises - 3. GRAPH PAPERS - Common Types of Graph Papers - Construction of Graph Papers - Exercises - 4. CALCULATING WITH GRAPH PAPERS - Hyperbolic Paper - Linear Paper - Semilogarithmic Paper - Logarithmic Paper - Exercises - 5. GRAPHS - Relationship of Graph to Table and Function - Graphs of Regular Functions - Interpolation and Extrapolation - Graphs of Empirical Data - Complex Graphs - Condensed Graphs - Exercises - 6. CALCULATING WITH GRAPHS - Position Relationships - Vertical and Horizontal Displacements - General Distance Relationships - Isometric Translation - Slopes; Graphical Differentiation - Areas; Graphical Integration - Exercises - 7. NOMOGRAPHY - Nomographic Methods - Some Characteristics of Nomographs - 8. NOMOGRAPHS BY SYNTHETIC METHODS - Synthetic Methods - Figures With One Straight Index Line - Figures With Two Parallel Index Lines - Figures With Perpendicular Index Lines - Review of Synthetic Methods - Exercises - 9. NOMOGRAPHS WITH CARTESIAN COORDINATES, - Relationship of Defining Equation to Type - Matrix Transformations - Exercises - 10. NOMOGRAPHS WITH HYPERBOLIC COORDINATES - The Semihyperbolic Coordinate System - Application to Construction of Nomographs - 11. PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF CONSTRUCTING NOMOGRAPHS - Nomographs With Parallel Scales - Nomographs With Oblique Scales - Nomographs With Curved Scales - Exercises - 12. USE OF GENERAL HYPERBOLIC COORDINATES - Hyperbolic Plane Coordinates - The V-Type Nomograph - Fitting Nomograph to a Rectangle - 13. THREE-DIMENSIONED NOMOGRAPHS - Three-Dimensional Hyperbolic Coordinates - Defining Equation for Nomographs - Applications - 14. PROPERTIES OF HYPERBOLIC COORDINATE SYSTEMS - Hyperbolic Plane Coordinates - Semihyperbolic Coordinates - Hyperbolic Solid Coordinates - Semihyperbolic Solid Coordinates - 15. NOMOGRAPHS FROM GRAPHS AND TABLES - Relationship of Graph to Nomograph - Constructing Nomographs From Tables: Symmetrical - Constructing Nomographs From Tables: General - APPENDIX - Values of x = -p/p-r- and 1 - x INDEX -
Category: Technology & Engineering

Mechanical Modelling And Computational Issues In Civil Engineering

Author : Michel Fremond
ISBN : 9783540323990
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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In this edited book various novel approaches to problems of modern civil engineering are demonstrated. Experts associated within the Lagrange Laboratory present recent research results in civil engineering dealing both with modelling and computational aspects. Many modern topics are covered, such as monumental dams, soil mechanics and geotechnics, granular media, contact and friction problems, damage and fracture, new structural materials, and vibration damping – presenting the state of the art of mechanical modelling and computational issues in civil engineering.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Graphics For Engineers

Author : Warren Jacob Luzadder
ISBN : WISC:89067670836
Genre : Engineering graphics
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Category: Engineering graphics

Molecular Orbital Calculations Using Chemical Graph Theory

Author : Jerry R. Dias
ISBN : 9783642778940
Genre : Mathematics
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Professor John D. Roberts published a highly readable book on Molecular Orbital Calculations directed toward chemists in 1962. That timely book is the model for this book. The audience this book is directed toward are senior undergraduate and beginning graduate students as well as practicing bench chemists who have a desire to develop conceptual tools for understanding chemical phenomena. Although, ab initio and more advanced semi-empirical MO methods are regarded as being more reliable than HMO in an absolute sense, there is good evidence that HMO provides reliable relative answers particularly when comparing related molecular species. Thus, HMO can be used to rationalize electronic structure in 1t-systems, aromaticity, and the shape use HMO to gain insight of simple molecular orbitals. Experimentalists still into subtle electronic interactions for interpretation of UV and photoelectron spectra. Herein, it will be shown that one can use graph theory to streamline their HMO computational efforts and to arrive at answers quickly without the aid of a group theory or a computer program of which the experimentalist has no understanding. The merging of mathematical graph theory with chemical theory is the formalization of what most chemists do in a more or less intuitive mode. Chemists currently use graphical images to embody chemical information in compact form which can be transformed into algebraical sets. Chemical graph theory provides simple descriptive interpretations of complicated quantum mechanical calculations and is, thereby, in-itself-by-itself an important discipline of study.
Category: Mathematics

The Crc Handbook Of Mechanical Engineering Second Edition

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ISBN : 1439876061
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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During the past 20 years, the field of mechanical engineering has undergone enormous changes. These changes have been driven by many factors, including: the development of computer technology worldwide competition in industry improvements in the flow of information satellite communication real time monitoring increased energy efficiency robotics automatic control increased sensitivity to environmental impacts of human activities advances in design and manufacturing methods These developments have put more stress on mechanical engineering education, making it increasingly difficult to cover all the topics that a professional engineer will need in his or her career. As a result of these developments, there has been a growing need for a handbook that can serve the professional community by providing relevant background and current information in the field of mechanical engineering. The CRC Handbook of Mechanical Engineering serves the needs of the professional engineer as a resource of information into the next century.
Category: Technology & Engineering