**Title: Newnes Engineering Science
Pocket Book (3**^{rd} Edition)

^{rd}Edition)

**The author: John Bird**

File format: PDF

Book volume: 651 Pages

File size: 6.36 MB

Content:

**General Engineering Science**

- Scalar and vector quantities
- Atomic structure of matter and Chemical reactions
- Standard quantity symbols and their units

**Mechanical Engineering and Physical Science **

- Speed and velocity, Acceleration
- Force, mass and acceleration
- Centre of gravity and equilibrium, Forces acting at a point
- Simply supported beams, Shearing force and bending moments, Bending stress
- Linear and angular motion, Friction
- Waves, Interference and diffraction, Light rays
- Work, energy and power, Potential and kinetic energy
- Simple machines, The effects of forces on materials
- Tensile testing, Hardness and impact tests, Measurement of strain
- Linear momentum and impulse, Torque
- Heat energy, Thermal expansion, The measurement of temperature
- Pressure in fluids, Measurement of pressure, Ideal gas laws
- Properties of water and steam, Surface tension and viscosity
- Fluids in motion, Measurement of fluid flow
- Simple harmonic motion and natural vibrations

**Electrical Engineering Science **

- An introduction to electric circuits
- Resistance variation, Chemical effects of electricity
- Series and parallel networks, Capacitors and capacitance
- Magnetic circuits, Magnetic materials, Electromagnetism
- Electromagnetic induction and inductance, Magnetically coupled circuits
- Electrical measuring instruments and measurements
- Semiconductor diodes, Transistors
- D.c. circuit theory, Alternating voltages and currents
- Single-phase series & parallel a.c. circuits
- D.c. transients, Operational amplifiers
- Three-phase systems and Transformers
- D.c. machines, A.c. motors
- Application of complex numbers to series & parallel a.c. circuits
- Power in a.c. circuits and power factor improvement
- A.c. bridges, Series & Parallel resonance and Q-factor
- Introduction to network analysis, Mesh-current and nodal analysis
- The superposition theorem, Th´evenin’s and Norton’s theorems
- Delta-star and star-delta transformations
- Maximum power transfer theorems and impedance matching
- Complex waveforms, A numerical method of harmonic analysis
- Dielectrics and dielectric loss, Field theory
- Attenuators & Filter networks
- Modulation & Transmission lines