Category Archives: Engineering

Troubleshooting with the Oscilloscope

Troubleshooting with the Oscilloscope Robert G. Middleton, 1962   CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 How to Operate an Oscilloscope Intensity-Control Adjustment —Centering-Control Adjustment — Focus-Control Adjustment —Setting the Horizontal- Amplitude and -Function Controls -Application of a 60-Cycle AC Test Voltage—Pattern Size Versus … Continue reading

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Android Tutorial – Major Concepts Overview for Beginner

Android Tutorial – Major Concepts Overview for Beginner CONTENTS Tools Android SDK ADT Plugin Creating a Project Project Components Android Programming Components – Activities – Services – Running in Eclipse – USB Debugging – Android Debug Bridge – Maps Example … Continue reading

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Conduction Heat Transfer Notes

Conduction Heat Transfer Notes TOC 1 Preliminaries and Review 1.1 The Conduction Equation 1.2 One–Dimensional Steady Conduction 1.3 Extended Surfaces 1.3.1 The fin equation 1.3.2 Simple fins of uniform cross section 1.3.3 Measures of fin performance 1.3.4 Fins of non … Continue reading

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The Fundamentals of Signal Analysis

The Fundamentals of Signal Analysis Application Note TOC 1 Introduction 2 The Time, Frequency and Modal Domains: A matter of Perspective 2.1: The Time Domain 2.2: The Frequency Domain 2.3: Instrumentation for the Frequency Domain 2.4: The Modal Domain 2.5: … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Image Processing

Fundamentals of Image Processing TOC 0. Mathematical Foundations 0.1: Vectors 0.2: Matrices 0.3: Vector Spaces 0.4: Basis 1. Discrete-Time Signals and Systems 1.1: Discrete-Time Signals 1.2: Discrete-Time Systems 1.3: Linear Time-Invariant Systems 2. Linear Time-Invariant Systems 2.1: Space: Convolution Sum … Continue reading

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Combustion Processes in a Diesel Engine

Combustion Processes in a Diesel Engine PhD Thesis TOC 1. INTRODUCTION 2. REVIEW OF EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES OF COMBUSTION PROCESSES IN DIESEL ENGINES 2.1. Introduction 2.2. Optical techniques for in-cylinder observation 2.2.1. Autoignition 2.2.2. Soot formation sites and concentration 2.2.3. Local … Continue reading

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A First Course in Electrical and Computer Engineering

A First Course in Electrical and Computer Engineering TOC 1 Complex Numbers 1.1 Introduction9 1.2 Geometry of Complex Numbers 1.3 Algebra of Complex Numbers 1.4 Roots of Quadratic Equations 1.5 Representing Complex Numbers in a Vector Space 1.6 An Electric … Continue reading

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Sootblowing Application and Maintenance Guide

Sootblowing Application and Maintenance Guide TOC 1 INTRODUCTION 2 GLOSSARY 2.1 Definitions 2.2 Acronyms 3 APPLICATION OF SOOTBLOWERS 3.1 Basic Overview 3.2 Blowing Media 3.3 Types of Sootblowers 3.4 Sootblower Application 3.4.1 Furnace Interior Surface 3.4.2 Convection Surface 3.4.3 Air … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Plant Materials – Engineering Fundamentals

Nuclear Power Plant Materials – Engineering Fundamentals This training materials covers the basic terms and concepts related to nuclear power plant materials and provides information about the significance of material degradation issues in nuclear power plants. Considerations that engineering personnel … Continue reading

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Arc Welding of Nonferrous Metals

Arc Welding of Nonferrous Metals TOC I Arc Welding of Aluminum and aluminum alloys 1. Types and features of aluminum and aluminum alloys 1.1 General characteristics 1.2. Wrought products 1.2.1 Nonheat-treatable type 1.2.2 Heat-treatable type 1.2.3 Chemical and mechanical properbes … Continue reading

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HAZARDS TO NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS FROM LARGE LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG) SPILLS ON WATER

HAZARDS TO NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS FROM LARGE LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG) SPILLS ON WATER TOC 1. INTRODUCTION 2. PROBLEM DEFINITION 3. LNG SPILL AND POOL DYNAMICS 4. LNG VAPOR CLOUD DYNAMICS 4.1 Vapor Cloud Model 4.2 Result Summary of LNG … Continue reading

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Common Wiring and Grounding for Combined AC and DC Power in Internet Data Centers

Common Wiring and Grounding for Combined AC and DC Power in Internet Data Centers TOC 1 INTRODUCTION 2 AC GROUNDING SYSTEMS Delta Grounded Systems Wye Grounded Systems 3 DC GROUNDING SYSTEMS 4 INTERNET–READY BUILDING GROUNDING SYSTEMS 5 TELECOMMUNICATIONS GROUNDING SYSTEMS … Continue reading

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Neutron and gamma probes, Their use in agronomy

Neutron and gamma probes : Their use in agronomy TOC 1. Introduction 1.1.Soil-water content and bulk density 2. Depth neutron probes 2.1. Instrument description and working principles 2.1.1. The probe and shield 2.1.2. Electronic counting system 2.2. Radiation protection and … Continue reading

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The Alpha-Tree Algorithm

The Alpha-Tree Algorithm TOC 1 Introduction 2 Preliminaries on Image Connectivity and Partitions 3 Alpha-Tree Representation and Attribute-Constrained Connectivity 3.1 Dissimilarity metrics 3.2 Alpha-Connectivity Revisited 3.3 The Alpha-Tree Representation 3.4 Attribute-Constrained Connectivity 4 The Alpha-Tree Algorithm 4.1 Union-Find Preliminaries 4.2 … Continue reading

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Numerical Simulation of Unsteady Partial Cavity Flows

Numerical Simulation of Unsteady Partial Cavity Flows PhD Thesys TOC 1 Introduction 1.1 Physical phenomenon 1.2 Numerical simulation 1.2.1 Hodograph technique 1.2.2 Linear theory 1.2.3 Non-linear theory 1.2.4 Viscous and other method 1.3 Objectives and outline of the thesis 2 … Continue reading

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