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Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

by Tyler G. HicksTyler G. Hicks
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Thoroughly revised with the latest data, methods, and code, the new edition of this practical resource contains more than 5000 specific, step-by-step calculation procedures for solving both common and uncommon engineering problems quickly and easily. The calculations presented provide safe, usable results for the majority of situations faced by practicing engineers worldwide.

The book fully describes each problem, includes numbered calculation procedures, provides worked out problems, and offers related calculations in most instances. This is an essential on-the-job manual as well as a handy reference for engineering licensing exam preparation.

Includes NEW calculation procedures for:

  • Load and resistance factor design (LRFD)
  • Solar heating loads
  • Geothermal energy engineering
  • Transformer efficiency
  • Thermodynamic analysis of a Linde system
  • Design of a chlorination system for wastewaterdisinfection
  • Determination of ground-level pollutant concentration
  • And many more

Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations,Fifth Edition, features detailed, time-saving calculations for:

  • Civil and structural engineering
  • Architectural engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Chemical and process plant engineering
  • Water and wastewater engineering
  • Environmental engineering

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071821568
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/08/2014
Edition description: 5th Revised ed.
Pages: 1136
Sales rank: 1,104,766
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Tyler G. Hicks, PE, is a consulting engineer and a successful engineering book author. 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. Mr. Hicks holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cooper Union School of Engineering in New York. He is the author or coauthor of more than 20 books in engineering and related fields, including Civil Engineering Formulas, Handbook of Mechanical Engineering Calculations, Handbook of Energy Engineering Calculations, and Structural Engineering Formulas.

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