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Designing Valve Preamps for Guitar and Bass, Second Edition By Merlin Blencowe
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Designing Tube Preamps for Guitar and Bass is the most comprehensive guide to the design of tube-based preamplifiers for musical instrument use, in a single volume. From the input to the phase... More > inverter this book discusses in detail the inner workings and practical design of every part of a conventional guitar preamp, including the use of triodes, pentodes, tone controls, effects loops and much more. This second edition is fully revised and includes four new chapters covering noise, signal switching, topology, and grounding. Aimed at intermediate-level hobbyists and circuit designers, it explores how to manipulate distortion and maximise performance for the perfect tone. With easy-to-read explanations, minimal math and over 250 diagrams and figures, it is an essential handbook for any tube amp enthusiast!< Less
Engineering Analysis With NX Advanced Simulation By P. Goncharov, I. Artamonov, T. Khalitov
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If you’re interested in engineering analysis applications for various product development tasks, then you need to add this technical guide to your bookshelf. Written by a team of engineers at... More > Siemens PLM Software, it provides deep insights about finite element analysis and will help anyone interested in computer-aided engineering. NX Advanced Simulation is a feature-rich system for multi-physics calculations that can be used to study strength and dynamics, aerodynamic performance, internal and external flow of liquids and gases, cooling systems, experimental engineering, and more. Whether you’re just starting out as an engineer or are an experienced professional, you’ll be delighted by the insights and practical knowledge in Engineering Analysis with NX Advanced Simulation.< Less
Using The Stacks Wizard - An Introduction and Examples By David Slopsema
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This book describes the Stacks Wizard. The stacks wizard is a program that assists the user in performing tolerance stacks according to the two column method. The two column method requires the... More > user to keep track of many rules, document each step of a stack, and perform the math. It is easy to forget the rules, the documentation can be tedious, and it’s easy to make a mistake performing the math. The stacks wizard prompts the user through the stack, keeps track of the rules, and performs the math. The result is a correct stack done quickly and relatively easily and well documented. This book starts by describing the stacks wizard. Then it shows poke by poke, with screen shots, exactly how to use the stacks wizard to perform each of the example stacks in the book “Creating Tolerance Stacks” by David Slopsema The book also tells you how to purchase the Stacks Wizard. See more at< Less
Functional Gaging - Per ASME Y14.43 - 2011 By David Slopsema
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This is a textbook that teaches how to design Functional Gages. It follows the ASME Y14.43 standard. It covers definitions and various philosophies of gaging. It contains examples and exercises for... More > creating gages. All exercises have complete solutions. See more at< Less
Modern Jet Transport Performance By James Lewis
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This is the supplemental text for AS-310; it is a text that relies on previous experience in math and physics. Published for in-house use at ERAU.
MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach By Peter Kattan
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This book is written for beginners and students who wish to learn MATLAB. One of the objectives of writing this book is to introduce MATLAB to students in high schools. The material presented is... More > very easy and simple to understand – written in a gentle manner. The topics covered in the book include arithmetic operations, variables, mathematical functions, complex numbers, vectors, matrices, programming, graphs, solving equations, and an introduction to calculus. In addition, the MATLAB Symbolic Math Toolbox is emphasized in this book. There are also over 230 exercises at the ends of chapters for students to practice. Detailed solutions to all the exercises are provided in the second half of the book. The author has been using MATLAB for the past fifteen years and is the author of the best selling book “MATLAB Guide to Finite Elements”. For the paperback edition, visit< Less
LIGHT- Introduction to Optics and Photonics (hardcover) By Judith Donnelly, Nicholas Massa
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LIGHT–Introduction to Optics and Photonics by Judith Donnelly and Nicholas Massa is an algebra/trig based introduction to optical science and photonics technology. This is the full-color... More > hardcover edition. You may also download an electronic (pdf) version of the text. The text is also available in paperback in either color or black and white. Fifteen chapters, 371 pages. January 2010 revision includes extensive Glossary of terms.< Less
VLSI Modulation Circuits - Signal Processing, Data Conversion, and Power Management By Hongjiang Song
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This is a texbook developed for a VLSI circuit design course series (EEE598) that the author has been offering in the Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. The materials are organized... More > into eighteen special topics covering the principles, the circuit design techniques and the applications of VLSI modulation in signal processing, data conversion, power amplification and power management.< Less
Automating Manufacturing Systems with PLCs By Hugh Jack
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A textbook for designing, building, and programming Allen Bradley PLC control systems.
The Perception of Light By Marisha McAuliffe
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Light is essential to life and vision; without light, nothing exists. It plays a pivotal role in the world of architectural design and is used to generate all manner of perceptions that enhance the... More > designed environment experience. But what are the fundamental elements that designers rely upon to generate light enhanced experiences? How are people’s perceptions influenced by designed light schemas? In this book Dr. Marisha McAuliffe highlights the relationship that exists between light source and surface and how both create quality of effect in the built environment. Concepts relating to architectural lighting design history, theories, research, and generation of lighting design schemes to create optimal experiences in architecture, interior architecture and design are all explored in detail. This book is essential reading for both the student and the professional working in architectural lighting, particularly in terms of qualitative perception oriented lighting design< Less
Guitar Amplifier Overdrive By Ulrich Neumann, Malcolm Irving
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Analysis of how tube guitar amplifiers produce their overdrive tones. A visual tour of common tube circuit behaviors. Explanations and illustrations of nonlinear and time-varying circuit behaviors... More > and their impacts on tone.< Less
I do like CFD, VOL.1, Second Edition By Katate Masatsuka
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This is a unique and highly technical book on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). The first half talks about mathematical foundations and governing equations ranging from simple model equations... More > (advection/diffusion, Euler-Tricomi, Cauchy-Riemann, Burgers, etc.) used for algorithm development to the incompressible/compressible Euler and Navier-Stokes equations in various forms with complete Jacobians and eigen-structures in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions. The other half talks about general methods for deriving exact solutions (separation of variables, transformation, superposition, etc.) and numerous exact solutions that can be readily used for accuracy verification of a CFD code (Ringleb's flow, Fraenkel's flow, boundary layer, viscous shock structure, etc.). This book can be a very useful resource for students studying basics of CFD as well as researchers/practitioners in CFD. - PDF version is available at [Note: PDF does not contain some contents of the Printed version.]< Less
THE RELAY TESTING HANDBOOK #3: Understanding Digital Logic By Chris Werstiuk
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The Relay Testing Handbook: Understanding Digital Logic explains the different forms of relay logic used in modern microprocessor based relays. Each type of relay logic is described in detail with... More > practical examples to demonstrate how relay manufacturers use common relay logic principles applied with different style interfaces such as: Individual element schemes (GE SR and Beckwith relays); Binary relays (Alstom and Siemens relays); Arithmetic (math) schemes (Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories relays); Logic schemes (General Electric UR relays). Use the practical examples outlined in this volume to help you: Understand and use logic gates such as AND, OR, NOT, NOR, NAND, and more; Use logic comparators and timers; Convert relay settings from one logic format to another; Convert logic schemes into DC schematics to help understand and commission logic systems; Understand the protective relay logic used in nearly every in-service relay today Get more information at< Less
VLSI Noise Processing Circuits - Theoritical Bases and Implementations By Hongjiang Song
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This book covers various VLSI circuit noise effects and VLSI noise processing circuit implementations. All materials are organized in am unified framework with VLSI noise modeling and noise... More > processing circuits across various VLSI signal domains.< Less
Analog IC Design - An Intuitive Approach By Gabriel Alfonso Rincón-Mora, Ph.D.
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This slide book presents, discusses, and shows how to understand, develop, and use semiconductor devices to design analog integrated circuits (ICs). The underlying objective is to explain and... More > illustrate how to model, analyze, and design analog ICs using bipolar and MOS technologies. The material places emphasis on basic understanding and critical thinking, in other words, on intuitive grasp of how semiconductor devices work individually and collectively in microelectronic circuits. Ultimately, the material seeks to furnish the reader with a physical and intuitive view of solid-state circuits that transcends rigorous mathematical and algebraic formulations to empower the reader with the tools necessary to design innovative and complex ICs.< Less
Mechatronics and Dynamic System Design By Andrew Judge, Michael Ruhl
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Engineering students typically choose to study engineering due to a love of technology. They like to make things happen. Things that go. Stuff that moves. Then, they start engineering classes and are... More > given courses in calculus, linear algebra, and partial differential equations. They then wonder when they get to make something, when they get to use their imagination. While “imagination” may or may not be teachable, this textbook seeks to develop that skill in a practical manner. This book teaches the design of motion systems. After a description of the Design Process, the text starts with degrees of freedom, laying the foundation for devices moving in those degrees of freedom. From there, it explains practical applications of “pure mechanical” systems, ranging from linkages to cams to high precision mechanical devices. In the latter half of the book, the automation of these systems is presented with an overview text on mechatronics, including the various disciplines involved in any mechatronics design< Less
This is (not) Rocket Science By Lucio Di Jasio
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How a new generation of microcontrollers featuring core independent peripherals redefined embedded control.
The Relay Testing Handbook #8: Testing Differential Protection (87) By Chris Werstiuk
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The Relay Testing Handbook: Testing Differential Protection (87) provides step-by-step procedures for testing the most common differential protection applications. This volume is designed to help... More > you: Understand the basic characteristics of differential protection; Develop effective and efficient testing procedures that minimize setting changes. The following topics are described with realistic, practical examples and detailed instructions: Understanding simple differential protection Defining minimum pickup and slope; Determining which settings are most important; Understanding transformer differential protection; Determining correct phase shifts through transformers; Recommended steps to correctly calculate and test differential protection using six channels; Recommended steps to correctly calculate and test differential protection using three channels; Testing harmonic restraint; Tips and tricks to overcome common obstacles. Go to for more info.< Less
Graphics, Touch, Sound and USB, User Interface Design for Embedded Applications By Lucio Di Jasio
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Learn how to interface to color graphics displays (TFT) with touch screen inputs to design compelling graphical user interfaces for your embedded control applications. Use sound to provide quality... More > audible feedback. Store and retrieve data (fonts, audio, images...) from serial Flash devices and microSD cards. Expand your connectivity options to include full speed USB to communicate with personal computers and other devices. This is a hands on learning experience. Through eight chapters of gradually increasing complexity you will develop a number of projects to explore the multimedia capabilities of the Mikromedia board, using 16 and 32-bit microcontrollers and learn how to get the most out of the Microchip Libraries of Applications (MLA).< Less
HERU-COPTERS: African Aeronautical Ascension By African Creation Energy
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"HERU-COPTERS: African Aeronautical Ascension" presents a comparative analysis between concepts, customs, cosmologies, and practices found in African cultures to topics related to Aviation,... More > Aeronautics, Aerodynamics, Aircraft, Avionics, and Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering.< Less
DSP - An Interactive Approach Second Edition By Andreas Spanias
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This book provides a description of digital signal processing (DSP) algorithms along with a coverage of compelling modern applications including cellular telephones and MP3 players. Topics covered... More > include filter design, FFT, random signals, adaptive filters, and speech/audio processing. The mathematical underpinnings of DSP are accompanied by qualitative descriptions, solved problems, interactive computer simulations, and Java graphics. The presentation of signal processing concepts is enhanced with object-oriented programming examples supported by the universally accessible Java-DSP (J-DSP) and its mobile versions. The second edition has several new topics including 2-d image filtering, recent speech and audio processing algorithms, and new applications. This new edition has a support web site with code and video clips for J-DSP, iOS, Android and MATLAB. More than 100 new exercises added. The book can be used in an undergraduate or graduate DSP course. ISBN 978-1-4675-9892-7< Less
Candelas Lumens and Lux By Owen Ransen
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This book is a brief introduction to the ideas, concepts and mathematics used in lighting and illumination technology. Contents: 1. Candelas, Lumens and Lux. 2. Luminance. 3. Understanding... More > Photometry Diagrams. 4. Internal Lighting. 5. Glare. 6. Roadway Lighting. 7. Light sources and efficiency.< Less
Sheet Pile Design by Pile Buck By Don C. Warrington and Harry A. Lindahl
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The successor to the classic Pile Buck Sheet Piling Design Manual, this Pile Buck exclusive is the definitive reference for the design of sheet pile walls. It covers every aspect of sheet pile design... More > including the soil mechanics and earth pressure theory involved in sheet pile design, structural considerations, design of both cantilever and anchored walls, earthquake design for sheet pile walls, seepage and hydrostatic loads, anchor systems and tiebacks, cofferdams, corrosion and more. Text includes numerous worked examples and step-by-step solutions featuring various methods of design. Examples include use of Pile Buck's software program SPW911, along with "hand" solutions.< Less
Introductory Mechanical Design Tools By William Singhose, Jeff Donnell
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This book describes basic tools for performing mechanical design.
Introduction to Programming Concepts with MATLAB By Autar.1 Kaw, Daniel Miller
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This book is intended for an introductory course in MATLAB programming in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields.