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Techniques For Corrosion Monitoring

Techniques for Corrosion Monitoring, Second Edition, reviews electrochemical techniques for corrosion monitoring, such as polarization techniques, potentiometric methods, electrochemical noise and harmonic analyses, galvanic sensors, differential flow through cells and multielectrode systems. Other sections analyze the physical or chemical methods of corrosion monitoring, including gravimetric, radioactive tracer, hydrogen permeation, electrical resistance and rotating cage techniques, and examine corrosion monitoring in special environments such as microbial systems, concrete and soil, and remote monitoring and model predictions. A final group of chapters case studies covering ways in which corrosion monitoring can be applied to engine exhaust systems, cooling water systems, and more.

With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, this book is a valuable reference guide for engineers and scientific and technical personnel who deal with corrosion in such areas as automotive engineering, power generation, water suppliers and the petrochemical industry.

Provides an in-depth presentation of what current corrosion monitoring techniques are available
Presents insights into how to choose the best technique(s) for specific corrosion monitoring needs
Includes case studies that highlight the main issues
Serves as a valuable reference guide for engineers and scientific and technical personnel who deal with corrosion

3D Printing For Dummies 2nd Edition

The bestselling book on 3D printing

3D printing is one of the coolest inventions we’ve seen in our lifetime, and now you can join the ranks of businesspeople, entrepreneurs, and hobbyists who use it to do everything from printing foods and candles to replacement parts for older technologies―and tons of mind-blowing stuff in between! With 3D Printing For Dummies at the helm, you’ll find all the fast and easy-to-follow guidance you need to grasp the methods available to create 3D printable objects using software, 3D scanners, and even photographs through open source software applications like 123D Catch.

Thanks to the growing availability of 3D printers, this remarkable technology is coming to the masses, and there’s no time like the present to let your imagination run wild and actually create whatever you dream up―quickly and inexpensively. When it comes to 3D printing, the sky’s the limit!

Covers each type of 3D printing technology available today: stereolithology, selective sintering, used deposition, and granular binding
Provides information on the potential for the transformation of production and manufacturing, reuse and recycling, intellectual property design controls, and the commoditization of products
Walks you through the process of creating a RepRap printer using open source designs, software, and hardware
Offers strategies for improved success in 3D printing

On your marks, get set, innovate!

Mechanics of Materials For Dummies

Your ticket to excelling in mechanics of materials
With roots in physics and mathematics, engineering mechanics is the basis of all the mechanical sciences: civil engineering, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering, and aeronautical and aerospace engineering.

Tracking a typical undergraduate course, Mechanics of Materials For Dummies gives you a thorough introduction to this foundational subject. You’ll get clear, plain-English explanations of all the topics covered, including principles of equilibrium, geometric compatibility, and material behavior; stress and its relation to force and movement; strain and its relation to displacement; elasticity and plasticity; fatigue and fracture; failure modes; application to simple engineering structures, and more.

Tracks to a course that is a prerequisite for most engineering majors
Covers key mechanics concepts, summaries of useful equations, and helpful tips
From geometric principles to solving complex equations, Mechanics of Materials For Dummies is an invaluable resource for engineering students!

Advances in Vagal Afferent Neurobiology

Taking a comprehensive approach in which all aspects of the vagal afferent system are considered, from the terminals in the visceral tissues to the neural pathways within the central nervous system, this extensive text reviews the development, neurochemistry, anatomy, biophysics, pharmacology, and physiology of the vagal afferent nerves.