By A.M. Strauss, Vanderbilt University
This CD-ROM contains the complete text of the 10th edition of the printed handbookThe disc also has some updated material on the environment, steel, friction, fluid film bearings, gears, air-conditioning, vibrations, robotics, composite materials, and pumps. The installation of the disc proceeded very efficientlyand was completed in a few minutesOne can magnify the text and figures by positive zoomingThere is also an icon for many equations, which, when clicked, opens up a Mathcad window where calculations can be performed. A useful feature is the Adobe Acrobat Find feature for searching the entire handbookUseful for graduate students faculty, researchers and professionals.
Avallone, Eugene A. is the author of 'Mark's Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers ' with ISBN 9780071344111 and ISBN 007134411X.