Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

  • J. Paulo Davim

Part of the Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology book series (MFMT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Materials, Design and Manufacturing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Paulo Alexandrino, Paulo J. Leitão, Luis M. Alves, Chris V. Nielsen, Paulo A. F. Martins
      Pages 83-111
  3. Thermal Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. T. K. Gogoi, U. S. Dixit
      Pages 137-178
    3. Shailendra Kumar Shukla
      Pages 179-209
  4. Robotics and Automation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Shyamanta M. Hazarika, Uday Shanker Dixit
      Pages 213-239
    3. Frederico Grilo, Joao Figueiredo
      Pages 241-266
  5. Advanced Machining

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. Manas Das, Uday S. Dixit
      Pages 269-296
    3. Fusaomi Nagata, Koga Toshihiro, Akimasa Otsuka, Yudai Okada, Tatsuhiko Sakamoto, Takamasa Kusano et al.
      Pages 333-348
    4. Nikolaos A. Fountas, Nikolaos M. Vaxevanidis, Constantinos I. Stergiou, Redha Benhadj-Djilali
      Pages 349-370
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 371-373

About this book


This textbook fosters information exchange and discussion on all aspects of introductory matters of modern mechanical engineering from a number of perspectives including: mechanical engineering as a profession, materials and manufacturing processes, machining and machine tools, tribology and surface engineering, solid mechanics, applied and computational mechanics, mechanical design, mechatronics and robotics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer, renewable energies, biomechanics, nanoengineering and nanomechanics. At the end of each chapter, a list of 10 questions (and answers) is provided.


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Editors and affiliations

  • J. Paulo Davim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-78487-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-78488-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-0911
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-092X
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