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    Contents

    Biomedical Engineering ......................................................................................................3

    Chemical Engineering ........................................................................................................4

    Clean Tech ..........................................................................................................................5

    Civil Engineering ................................................................................................................6

    Electrical & Computer Engineering..................................................................................13

    Mechanical Engineering ..................................................................................................23

    Ergonomics & Human Factors ........................................................................................30

    Industrial Engineering & Manufacturing ........................................................................32

    Materials Science ..............................................................................................................35

    Nanoscience & Technology ............................................................................................39

    Occupational Health & Safety ........................................................................................41

    Environmental Science and Engineering ..........................................................................42

  • 3Biomedical Engineering

    Engineering Classics from CRC Press

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    Biological andBioenvironmentalHeat and MassTransferAshim K. DattaCornell University, Ithaca, NewYork, USA

    Providing a foundation in heat and mass transport,this book covers engineering principles of heat andmass transfer. The author discusses biological content,context, and parameter regimes and supplies practicalapplications for biological and biomedical engineer-ing, industrial food processing, environmental control, and waste management. The book containsend-of-chapter problems and sections highlightingkey concepts and important terminology. The bookoffers cross-references for easy access to related areasand relevant formulas, as well as detailed examples oftransport phenomena, and descriptions of physicalprocesses. It covers mechanisms of diffusion, capillari-ty, convection, and dispersion.

    Catalog no. DK1966, March 2002, 424 pp.ISBN: 978-0-8247-0775-0, 66.99Also available as an eBook

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    Design ofBiomedicalDevices andSystemsSecond EditionPaul H. KingVanderbilt University, Nashville,Tennessee, USA

    Richard C. FriesISORel, Inc., Fitchburg, Wisconsin, USA

    The second edition of a bestseller, this book providesa comprehensive overview of biomedical device andsystem designincluding topics related to databases,process analysis, and device improvementfrom astrong design perspective. It covers all aspects ofdesign that must be considered for complex biomed-ical projects. This second edition features informationon device definition and reliability, as well as testingand hardware verification, and each chapter has beenupdated to reflect advances in the field.

    Catalog no. 61798, August 2008, 424 pp.ISBN: 978-1-4200-6179-6, 82.99Also available as an eBook

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    Biosignal andMedical ImageProcessingSecond EditionJohn L. SemmlowRobert Wood Johnson MedicalSchool, New Brunswick, NewJersey, USA

    This second edition of a popular resource provides acomplete set of signal processing tools, includingdiagnostic decision-making tools, and classificationmethods. Chapters cover adaptive neural nets, lineardiscriminators, and support vector machines.Examples and problems in MATLAB encourageexploration of important properties of signal andimage processing tools. An accompanying CD-ROMprovides data, support subroutines, and source codefrom examples in the text. An educational supportCD-ROM that contains a solutions manual, a suggest-ed syllabus, and PowerPoint presentations of allchapters is also available for instructors looking toadapt this professional reference for classroom use.

    Catalog no. 62301, October 2008, 472 pp.ISBN: 978-1-4200-6230-4, 69.99Also available as an eBook

    Introduction to Complexityand ComplexSystemsRobert B. NorthropUniversity of Connecticut, Storrs, USA

    Written for students and professionals in the fields ofbiomedical engineering, systems biology, biophysics,and physiology, this unique reference covers com-plexity issues within living systems. Topics includehuman responses to coping with complex systems,the Law of Unintended Consequences, the relation ofcomplexity to evolution, the complexity inherent ininvertebrate immune systems, and the complexityinherent in economic systems. A comprehensive glossary provides acronyms and terms relating tocomplex, nonlinear biological systems. Dynamicmodels and homework questions are also included tofurther aid in understanding.

    Catalog no. K11775, December 2010, 551 pp.ISBN: 978-1-4398-3901-0, 53.99Also available as an eBook

  • 4 Engineering Classics from CRC Press

    Biomedical Engineering / Chemical Engineering

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    The BiomedicalEngineeringHandbookThird Edition, Three Volume SetEdited by

    Joseph D. BronzinoTrinity College, Hartford,Connecticut, USA

    Series: Electrical Engineering Handbook

    Broad in both scope and depth, this third edition ofThe Biomedical Engineering Handbook, the bibleof biomedical engineering, has grown into a threevolume set. Individually, each volume provides a convenient, sharply focused guide to specialized information. Together, they cover the breadth of thefield, forming the most comprehensive, authoritative,and up-to-date interdisciplinary reference available.Conveniently organized for quick access, this editionincludes sections on neuroengineering, infrared imag-ing, bioinformatics, molecular biology, and bionan-otechnology.

    Catalog no. 2124, April 2006, 4232 pp.ISBN: 978-0-8493-2124-5, 178.00Also available as an eBook

    Bestseller!Principles ofChemicalEngineeringProcessesNayef GhasemUnited Arab Emirates University,Al-Ain

    Redhouane HendaLaurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

    Written in a clear, concise style, this book provides anintroduction to chemical process principles. It meetsthe needs of advanced undergraduates with detailedinformation on materials and energy balances thatarise in connection to chemical reactions. With itswide coverage across the biomechanical and electromechanical fields, the book is also suitable as areference for professional engineers. It introduces thenumerical methods used to solve equations funda-mental to more advanced topics. An accompanyingCD includes software and additional exercises.

    A solutions manual covering problems presented in the textand other pedagogical features are available upon qualifiedcourse adoption.

    Catalog no. 8013X, September 2008, 400 pp.ISBN: 978-1-4200-8013-1, 69.99Also available as an eBook

    Bestseller!

    The MedicalDevice R&DHandbookEdited by

    Theodore R. KucklickTRKD Medical Devices, Los Gatos, California, USA

    This book is a practical, hands-on digest of medicaldevice engineering that presents information that isoften hard to find or gained by on-the-job experience.Highlights include using rapid-prototyping methodsto develop medical devices and how to choose thebest methods for certain applications, such as form, fitand function, and meeting device regulatory require-ments. It offers special techniques for iterating deviceswith the best possible results at the lowest cost, andshortens the time it takes for engineers to becomeproductive medical device designers.

    Catalog no. 2717, November 2005, 376 pp.ISBN: 978-0-8493-2717-9, 105.00Also available as an eBook

    Industrial GasHandbookGas Separation andPurificationFrank G. KerryScarsdale, New York, USA

    Drawn from the authors 60 years of field experience,this volume presents valuable information for practic-ing engineers in industrial gas separation and purifica-tion. The book uses SI units in accordance with theinternational industry and covers such topics aschronological development, industrial applications,air separation technologies, noble gases, front-endpurification systems, insulation, non-cryogenic sepa-ration, safety, cleaning for oxygen systems, econom-ics, and product liquefaction. It also addresses storage,transportation, machinery, equipment, instrumenta-tion, and controls. The text is supplemented withnumerous tables, figures, and pictures of equipmentthat add to the understanding of the process beingdiscussed.

    Catalog no. 9005, February 2007, 552 pp.ISBN: 978-0-8493-9005-0, 127.00Also available as an eBook

  • 5Clean Tech

    Engineering Classics from CRC Press

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    BiofuelsBiotechnology,Chemistry, andSustainableDevelopmentDavid M. MousdaleBeocarta Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland

    Evaluating a wealth of quantitative data, Biofuels:Biotechnology, Chemistry, and SustainableDevelopment discusses different types of biofuels,the science behind their production, the economics oftheir introduction to the marketplace, their environ-mental impacts, and their implications for world agriculture. It broadens the discussion on biofuelsbeyond bioethanol and biodiesel, taking into accountthe data, ideas, and bioproducts that have appearedover the last 50 years.

    An Insiders Look at the Biotech Industry Written by a seasoned expert in the biotech industry,the book analyzes in detail the present status andfuture prospects of biofuels, from ethanol andbiodiesel to biotechnological routes to biohydrogen.It emphasizes the ways biotechnology can improveprocess economics as well as facil