E-ISBN: E 978-81-8487-305-4
Publication Year: 2010
Binding: Hard Back Dimension: 185mm x 240mm Weight: 1350
About the book
Current Trends in Engineering Practice Volume II deals with recent developments and practices adopted in various projects in different engineering disciplines and specializations - Rock Dredging; Concrete Technology; Grid Computing; Electric Propulsion & the Stationary Plasma Thruster; Turbocharging; Ultrafiltration, Nanofiltration & Reverse Osmosis; FACTS Devices; Sensors; Advanced Materials for Aircraft and Helicopters; Data Communication and Network Protocol; Satellite Communication Systems; Optoelectronic Devices; Wireless Communication; Applications of CFD Techniques in Aero-propulsive Characterization of Missiles; Hazardous Waste Management; Liquid Fueled SCRAMJET Combustors; Armour Materials and Designs; Heat Transfer in Nuclear Reactors; Defence Electronics Systems; World Class Manufacturing; Value Engineering & Engineering Ethics.
Table of Contents
Foreword / Preface / From the President’s Desk / Civil Engineering: High Performance Concrete / Estimation of Cost of Dredging / Rock Dredging – A State of the Art Review / Dredging Contracts / Dredging - An Overview / Construction of NPP Containment Structures with HPC / Fly Ash Concrete / Computer and Information Technologies: Grid Computing / Mechanical Engineering: Characterization of Effervescent Atomization / Characteristics of Sprays Formed in Swirled Flows / Combustion Instability and Control / Electrical Propulsion and Stationary Plasma Thruster / Pulse Detonation Engines – Problems of Initiating Detonations in Hydrocarbon-Air Mixtures / Turbocharging of an Automotive Diesel Engine Under Retrofit Conditions – A Case for Evaluation and Analysis / Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology: Techniques in Separation: Ultrafiltration, Nanofiltration and Reverse Osmosis / Thermal Analysis for Characterisation of Polymers / The Next Generation Biological Engineering / Lignocellulose Bioethanol Technology / Biotechnology Industry Trends / Electrical Engineering: Studies on Higher Harmonics in High Voltage Networks / Development of Facts Devices BHEL / Electronics and Communication Engineering: New Advances in Sensors Research / Design of Embedded System for Safety Application / EDUSAT a Satellite for Distance Education / Satellite Communication System / Data Communication and Network Protocol / Digital Communication / Optoelectronic Devices / Fundamental Principles of Communications / Wireless Communication / Aerospace Engineering: Advanced Materials for Aircraft and Helicopters / Indian Aircraft Industry (Networking of Industry, R&D and Academia) / Development and Applications of CFD Techniques in Aero-propulsive Characterization of Missiles / Numerical Simulation of Liquid Fueled SCRAMJET Combustor Flow Field / Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering: Perspectives in Armour Materials and Designs / Surface Engineering of Cylinder Components / Nuclear Power and Energy Technologies: Application of Convective Heat Transfer in Nuclear Reactors / Application of Radiative Heat Transfer in Nuclear Reactor / Application of Conduction Heat Transfer to Nuclear Reactor / Interdisciplinary Engineering and Technology: Requirement of Hydro Gas Suspension System for Tracked Armoured Fighting Vehicles / Hazardous Waste Management: Cleaner Production/Waste Minimization / Environmental Impact Assessment: An Overview / Globalization of Engineers Ethics and Code of Conduct / Discover and Develop Creativity / Value Engineering / Defence Eelectronics Systems / Gun Control System for Futuristic Main Battle Tank (2020) / TQM for Enhanced Automotive Performance / “World Class Manufacturing” [WCM] Through State of Art Technologies, Tools, Systems & Best Practices / Overview of Industrial Process Automation.