Modern Mechanical Engineering

Research, Development and Education

  • J. Paulo Davim

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. S. Vinodh, K. Jayakrishna, K. E. K. Vimal
    Pages 1-14
  3. Ali A. Alghamdi, Ruben Lostado, Abdul-Ghani Olabi
    Pages 43-62
  4. Tianxia Liu, Xianguo Hu, Enzhu Hu, Yufu Xu
    Pages 63-87
  5. A. Andrade-Campos, P. Vasconcelos, J. F. Caseiro, J. A. Oliveira
    Pages 109-145
  6. Ramón Quiza, Gerardo Beruvides, J. Paulo Davim
    Pages 169-198
  7. Kelvin Hamilton, Jean-Yves Hascoet, Matthieu Rauch
    Pages 199-239
  8. N. A. Fountas, N. M. Vaxevanidis, C. I. Stergiou, R. Benhadj-Djilali
    Pages 241-283
  9. Angelos P. Markopoulos, Dimitrios E. Manolakos
    Pages 285-323
  10. Emel Kuram, Babur Ozcelik
    Pages 325-365
  11. Samik Dutta, Surjya K. Pal, Ranjan Sen
    Pages 367-410
  12. P. A. F. Martins, L. Montanari, V. A. Cristino, M. B. Silva
    Pages 411-447
  13. B. F. Yousif, Marita Basson, Carola Hobohm
    Pages 449-461
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 463-466

About this book


This book covers modern subjects of mechanical engineering such as nanomechanics and nanotechnology, mechatronics and robotics, computational mechanics, biomechanics, alternative energies, sustainability as well as all aspects related with mechanical engineering education. The chapters help enhance the understanding of both the fundamentals of mechanical engineering and its application to the solution of problems in modern industry.

This book is suitable for students, both in final undergraduate mechanical engineering courses or at the graduate level. It also serves as a useful reference for academics, mechanical engineering researchers, mechanical, materials and manufacturing engineers, professionals in related with mechanical engineering.


Biotribology Engineering Education Fracture Mechanics Mecahnical Engineeing Applications Medical Device Manufacturing Nanomanufacturing

Editors and affiliations

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-45175-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-45176-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-0911
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-092X
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