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Basic Mechanical Engineering
Author(s) :A. R. Israni, P. K. Shah

ISBN : 9789381075357
Name : Basic Mechanical Engineering
Price : 425.00
Author/s : A. R. Israni, P. K. Shah
Type : Text Book
Pages : 652
Year of Publication : Rpt. 2017
Publisher : BS Publications/BSP Books
Binding : Paperback
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About the Book

Basic Mechanical Engineering is written by senior professors. The course is offered to the B.Tech students during first / second semester. The book covers syllabi of majority of Technological Universities.

Salient Features

Introduces various units in SI system related to thermal engineering

Fuels used in engines and combustion of fuels are described

Properties of gases, properties of steam and various processes related to are presented

Heat engines and the basic cycles on which heat engines work are described

Generating steam Boilers and I.C. Engines are described

Governing system for speed control is explained

Pumps for lifting the fluid and the compressors used to compress the air are described

Basics of refrigeration and air conditioning are presented

Couplings and transmission of power in mechanical engineering fields are covered

Important engineering materials are dealt

Written in simple and easy language, and self-explanatory figures are provided wherever necessary

Large number of solved problems are included in each chapter

At the end of the chapter, objective type questions and exercises with answers are given


1. Introduction, 2. Fuel and Combustion, 3. Properties of Gases, 4. Properties of Steam, 5. Heat Engines, 6. Steam Boiler, 7. Internal Combustion Engines, 8. Speed Control, 9. Pumps, 10. Air Compressors, 11. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 12. Couplings, Clutches and Brakes, 13. Power Transmission System, 14. Important Engineering Materials

About the Authors

A.R. Israni is presently working as Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Narayana Swami Institute of Technology Jetalpur, Ahmedabad. He passed M.Tech, from IIT Bombay. He has 30 years of experience. He published several papers in National and International Journals. His area of specialization is Thermal Engineering and Fluid Mechanics.

P.K. Shah Ph.D., in Mechanical Engineering, specially in solar and thermal engineering. He is presently working as Principal, Silver Oak College of Engineering and Technology, Ahmedabad. He has 38 years of teaching experience in various engineering colleges. He has, to his credit, presented several research papers in many National and International conferences. He is life member of Solar Energy Society of India. He has written number of articles in various magazines related to thermal engineering.

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