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AC Circuits
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This eBook was written as the sequel to the eBook titled DC Circuits, which was written in 2016 by Chad Davis.
This eBook covers Alternating Current (AC) circuit theory as well us a brief introduction of electronics. It is
broken up into seven modules. Module 1 covers the basic theory of AC signals. Since only DC sources are used in
the first eBook, details of AC signals such as sinusoidal waveforms (or sine waves), square waves, and triangle
waves are provided. Module 2, titled AC Circuits Math Background, covers the mathematics background needed
for solving AC circuit problems. The background material in Modules 1 and 2 are combined in Module 3 to solve
circuits with AC sources that include resistors, inductors, and capacitors (RLC circuits).

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Applied Science
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Date Added:
01/07/2017
AC Electrical Circuit Analysis: A Practical Approach
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An essential and practical text for both students and teachers of AC electrical circuit analysis, this text picks up where the companion DC electric circuit analysis text leaves off. Beginning with basic sinusoidal functions, ten chapters cover topics including series, parallel, and series-parallel RLC circuits. Numerous theorems and analysis techniques are examined including superposition, Thévenin's theorem, nodal and mesh analysis, maximum power transfer and more. Other important topics include AC power, resonance, Bode plots and an introduction to three-phase systems. Each chapter begins with a set of chapter objectives and includes a summary and review questions. A total of over 500 end-of-chapter exercises are included. A companion laboratory manual is available.

Subject:
Applied Science
Career and Technical Education
Electronic Technology
Engineering
Material Type:
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Author:
James M. Fiore
Date Added:
05/28/2020
APSC 100 Tiny House Project – Simple Book Publishing
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This book was created to support Project 677 in APSC 100 in the Faculty of Engineering at Queen’s University during the winter term of 2019, and is being updated and expanded to support Project 725 in Winter 2021. It provides a publicly visible collection of information that will help with this design project. Use of these resources elsewhere under the CC license is encouraged, but not supported. The contents of this book will grow and change over the term. Please fell free to add your comments or questions in any of the sections and I will try to address them.

The resources in this book are not comprehensive and are only intended to provide a starting point to explore design options. In particular, there will be many examples illustrated by single products that are not the only, or even the best solutions for a particular application. You will need to go well beyond the contents of this book to make your independent design decisions.

The models used for building heat transfer are very much simplified for an introduction to the ideas and should be used cautiously. Design of actual building systems should be undertaken in much greater detail. The target here is to use models that don’t require you to learn any new physics.

The secondary reason this book exists is to give me some practice using PressBooks to develop Open Educational Resources (OER). Some of the files that are linked from this book are on Google Drive, and some are on GitHub.

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Applied Science
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Rick Sellens
Author:
Rick Sellens
Date Added:
03/25/2019
Additive Manufacturing (AM)
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This resource contains materials related to Additive Manufacturing.  Feel free to use any of the materials and modify them as needed for your class,  If you modify them, please resubmit them to SLAM Resources.

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Engineering
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Author:
Richard Wysk
Date Added:
01/27/2021
Advanced Engineering Mathematics and Analysis - Nils Tilton & Corey R. Randall
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An open-source textbook covering vector calculus, ordinary and partial differential equations, and Fourier series. The textbook is used in a first-year graduate level course in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines. It undergoes extensive revisions annually, but is relatively complete.

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Applied Science
Engineering
Mathematics
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Author:
Allyson Turner
Emily Bongiovanni
Nils Tilton
Seth Vuletich
Date Added:
08/19/2022
Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing
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Date Added:
01/26/2024
Aerodynamics and Aircraft Performance
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Aerodynamics and Aircraft Performance, 3rd edition is a college undergraduate-level introductory textbook on aircraft aerodynamics and performance. This text is designed for a course in Aircraft Performance that is taught before the students have had any course in fluid mechanics, fluid dynamics, or aerodynamics. The text is meant to provide the essential information from these types of courses that is needed for teaching basic subsonic aircraft performance, and it is assumed that the students will learn the full story of aerodynamics in other, later courses. The text assumes that the students will have had a university level Physics sequence in which they will have been introduced to the most fundamental concepts of statics, dynamics, fluid mechanics, and basic conservation laws that are needed to understand the coverage that follows. It is also assumed that students will have completed first year university level calculus sequence plus a course in multi-variable calculus. Separate courses in engineering statics and dynamics are helpful but not necessary. Any student who takes a course using this text after completing courses in aerodynamics or fluid dynamics should find the chapters of this book covering those subjects an interesting review of the material.

The 236-page text was created specifically for use by undergraduate students in Aerospace Engineering and was based on Professor Marchman’s many years of experience teaching related subject matter as well as his numerous wind tunnel research projects related to aircraft aerodynamics and his personal experience as the owner and pilot of a general aviation airplane. It has been used at Virginia Tech and other universities.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Aerodynamics
2. Propulsion
3. Additional Aerodynamics Tools
4. Performance in Striaght and Level Flight
5. Altitude Change: Climb and Glide
6. Range and Endurance
7. Accelerated Performance: Takeoff and Landing
8. Accelerated Performance: Turns
9. The Role of Performance in Aircraft Design: Constraint Analysis
Appendix A: Airfoil Data

Instructors reviewing, adopting, or adapting parts or the whole of the text are requested to register their interest at: https://bit.ly/aerodynamics_interest.

978-1-949373-63-9 (PDF) http://hdl.handle.net/10919/96525
978-1-949373-64-6 (ePub) http://hdl.handle.net/10919/96525
978-1-949373-62-2 (HTML/Pressbooks) https://pressbooks.lib.vt.edu/aerodynamics

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
Material Type:
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Provider:
Virginia Tech
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Author:
James F. Marchman III
Date Added:
08/09/2021
Aerodynamics and Aircraft Performance, 3rd edition
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Short Description:
Aerodynamics and Aircraft Performance, 3rd edition Intended for undergraduates, this text provides “stand alone” coverage of basic, subsonic, aircraft performance preceded by an introduction to the basics of aerodynamics that will provide a background sufficient to the understanding of the subjects to be studied in aircraft performance. NewParaDownloadable versions of this book and further information are freely available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10919/96525NewParaDr. James F. Marchman III is Professor Emeritus of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering and a former Associate Dean of Engineering at Virginia Tech where he taught and conducted research in aerodynamics, aircraft performance, aircraft design and other areas over a 40 year career. NewParaInstructors reviewing, adopting, or adapting parts or the whole of the text are requested to register their interest at: https://bit.ly/aerodynamics_interest.

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Aerodynamics and Aircraft Performance, 3rd edition is a college undergraduate-level introduction to aircraft aerodynamics and performance. The objective of this text is to provide a “stand alone” coverage of basic, subsonic, aircraft performance preceded by an introduction to the basics of aerodynamics that will provide a background sufficient to the understanding of the subjects to be studied in aircraft performance. This text is designed for a course in Aircraft Performance that is taught before the students have had any course in fluid mechanics, fluid dynamics, or aerodynamics. The text is meant to provide the essential information from these types of courses that is needed for teaching basic subsonic aircraft performance, and it is assumed that the students will learn the full story of aerodynamics in other, later courses. The text assumes that the students will have had a university level Physics sequence in which they will have been introduced to the most fundamental concepts of statics, dynamics, fluid mechanics, and basic conservation laws that are needed to understand the coverage that follows. It is also assumed that students will have completed first year university level calculus sequence plus a course in multi-variable calculus. Separate courses in engineering statics and dynamics are helpful but not necessary. Any student who takes a course using this text after completing courses in aerodynamics or fluid dynamics should find the chapters of this book covering those subjects an interesting review of the material

This is a nearly verbatim presentation of Dr. Marchman’s 3rd edition (2004) of the text with minor corrections to text and formulas, addition of machine-readable math, alt text, and redrawn figures. It is available in Pressbooks, PDF, and ePub.

Instructors reviewing, adopting, or adapting parts or the whole of the text are requested to register their interest at: https://bit.ly/aerodynamics_interest.

Downloadable versions of this book and further information are freely available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10919/96525

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ISBN: 978-1-949373-62-2

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Applied Science
Engineering
Material Type:
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Virginia Tech
Author:
James F. Marchman III
Date Added:
08/06/2021
Aerospace Structures
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Aerospace Structures by Eric Raymond Johnson is a 600+ page text and reference book for junior, senior, and graduate-level aerospace engineering students. The text begins with a discussion of the aerodynamic and inertia loads acting on aircraft in symmetric flight and presents a linear theory for the status and dynamic response of thin-walled straight bars with closed and open cross-sections. Isotropic and fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials including temperature effects are modeled with Hooke’s law. Methods of analyses are by differential equations, Castigliano’s theorems, the direct stiffness method, the finite element method, and Lagrange’s equations. There are numerous examples for the response axial bars, beams, coplanar trusses, coplanar frames, and coplanar curved bars. Failure initiation by the von Mises yield criterion, buckling, wing divergence, fracture, and by Puck’s criterion for FRP composites are presented in the examples.

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Problem sets: http://hdl.handle.net/10919/104169
LaTeX sourcefiles: Expected spring 2022
Print (Softcover. Does not include appendix): https://www.amazon.com/dp/1949373444.

Professors, if you are reviewing this book for adoption in your course, please let us know here: http://bit.ly/interest-aerospace-structures. Instructors reviewing, adopting, or adapting parts or the whole of the text are especially encouraged to sign up.

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Applied Science
Engineering
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Virginia Tech
Provider Set:
VTech Works
Author:
Eric R. Johnson
Date Added:
03/21/2022
Air Safety Investigation: The Journey
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"Air Safety Investigation – The Journey" is an introductory book that explores the world of air safety investigation. Unlike a how-to manual for investigating aviation accidents, this book focuses on the essential knowledge and mindset required to conduct a safety investigation. It covers the various phases of an investigation, from gathering facts to formulating safety recommendations, with each chapter addressing a different relevant aspect. With the increasing complexity of investigations, critical thinking, logic, and speculation are essential skills for investigators to possess. This book delves into these topics, offering thought-provoking examples and questions to address the challenges of drawing conclusions and obtaining positive investigative outcomes. Its aim is to help students and readers interested in air safety develop the necessary mindset and knowledge to conduct an investigation. By the end of the book, readers will gain a deeper understanding of the complexities involved in an air safety investigation.

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Applied Science
Engineering
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Provider:
Delft University of Technology
Author:
Michiel Schuurman
Date Added:
08/15/2023
An Animated Introduction to Digital Logic Design
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This book is designed for use in an introductory course on digital logic design, typically offered in computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, and other related programs. Such a course is usually offered at the sophomore level. This book makes extensive use of animation to illustrate the flow of data within a digital system and to step through some of the procedures used to design and optimize digital circuits.

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Applied Science
Engineering
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Textbook
Provider:
NJIT Library
Author:
John D. Carpinelli
Date Added:
09/26/2023
Applied Fluid Mechanics Lab Manual
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This lab manual provides students with the theory, practical applications, objectives, and laboratory procedure of ten experiments. The manual also includes educational videos showing how student should run each experiment and a workbook for organizing data collected in the lab and preparing result tables and charts.

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Basic engineering knowledge about fluid mechanics is required in various sectors of water resources engineering, such as designing hydraulic structure on any riverine environments and flood mitigation process. The objective of this book is to enable students to understand fundamental concepts in the field of fluid mechanics and apply those concepts in practice. Applied Fluid Mechanics Lab Manual is designed to enhance civil engineering students’ understanding and knowledge of experimental methods and basic principles of fluid mechanics. The ten experiments in this lab manual provide an overview of widely used terms and phenomena of fluid mechanics and open channel flow, which are required for solving engineering problems.

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ISBN: 978-1-64816-997-7

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Applied Science
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Provider:
Mavs Open Press
Author:
Habib Ahmari
Shah Md Imran Kabir
Date Added:
08/14/2019
Applied Industrial Electricity: Theory and Application
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This free electrical engineering/technology textbook provides a series of chapters covering electricity and electronics. The information provided is great for students, makers, and professionals who are looking for an application-centric coverage of this field.

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Applied Science
Career and Technical Education
Electronic Technology
Engineering
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Iowa State University
Author:
John Haughery
Tony R Kuphaldt
Date Added:
02/05/2021
Autodesk Inventor
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This eBook contains self-paced learning modules that were written as a tool to guide and teach you to master Inventor. No two students learn at the same pace, therefore, the modules were written as competency-based bite-size pieces to allow you to work at your own pace. They can be used in correspondence courses, online courses, instructor-lead classes or by individuals teaching themselves to use Inventor in their own home or office.

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Applied Science
Engineering
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Textbook
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British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Wally Baumback
Date Added:
07/22/2021
BIM Planning for Facility Owners
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Applied Science
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Pennsylvania State University
Provider Set:
CIC Research Group
Author:
Ashwin Ramesh
Chimay Anumba
Dan Weiger
Eric Nulton
John Messner
Kim Price
Ralph Kreider
Robert Leicht
Date Added:
05/01/2019
BIM Project Execution Planning Guide - Version 2.2
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Word Count: 23846

ISBN: ISBN-13: 978-1-62307-006-9

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Subject:
Applied Science
Architecture and Design
Engineering
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Pennsylvania State University
Provider Set:
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Date Added:
07/01/2019
BIM Project Execution Planning Guide, Version 3.0
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Applied Science
Architecture and Design
Engineering
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Pennsylvania State University
Provider Set:
CIC Research Group
Author:
Chimay Anumba
Chitwan Saluja
Colleen Kasprzak
Craig Dubler
John Messner
Nevena Zikic
Ralph Kreider
Robert Leicht
Sagata Bhawani
Sean Goodman
Date Added:
03/17/2021
BSc Optics
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This book treats optics at the level of students in the later stage of their bachelor or the beginning of their master. It is assumed that the student is familiar with Maxwell’s equations. Although the book takes account of the fact that optics is part of electromagnetism, special emphasis is put on the usefulness of approximate models of optics, their hierarchy and limits of validity. Approximate models such as geometrical optics and paraxial geometrical optics are treated extensively and applied to image formation by the human eye, the microscope and the telescope.

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Applied Science
Engineering
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Textbook
Provider:
Delft University of Technology
Author:
Aurèle J.L. Adam
H. Paul Urbach
Sander Konijnenberg
Date Added:
03/22/2021
BSc Optics: 2nd edition
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This book treats optics at the level of students in the later stage of their bachelor or the beginning of their master. It is assumed that the student is familiar with Maxwell’s equations. Although the book takes account of the fact that optics is part of electromagnetism, special emphasis is put on the usefulness of approximate models of optics, their hierarchy and limits of validity. Approximate models such as geometrical optics and paraxial geometrical optics are treated extensively and applied to image formation by the human eye, the microscope and the telescope.

Polarisation states and how to manipulate them are studied using Jones vectors and Jones matrices. In the context of interference, the coherence of light is explained thoroughly. To understand fundamental limits of resolution which cannot be explained by geometrical optics, diffraction theory is applied to imaging. The angular spectrum method and evanescent waves are used to understand the inherent loss of information about subwavelength features during the propagation of light. The book ends with a study of the working principle of the laser.

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Delft University of Technology
Author:
Aurèle J.L. Adam
H. Paul Urbach
Sander Konijnenberg
Date Added:
03/25/2024
Basic Blueprint Reading
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This is an entry level blueprint reading book written for the first year welding student. The book will be used in the first term of a two year welding program to familiarize the student to sketching and reading blueprints.

Word Count: 7979

ISBN: 978-1-63635-031-8

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Applied Science
Career and Technical Education
Engineering
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Open Oregon Educational Resources
Author:
Ric Costin
Date Added:
06/12/2019