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By Steven W. Van Sciver

Twenty 5 years have elapsed because the unique book of Helium Cryogenics. in this time, a large amount of examine and improvement regarding helium fluids has been conducted culminating in numerous large-scale initiatives. moreover, the sphere has matured via those efforts in order that there's now a huge engineering base to aid the advance of destiny projects.

Helium Cryogenics, second edition brings those advances in helium cryogenics jointly in an up-to-date shape. As within the unique variation, the author's process is to survey the sphere of cryogenics with emphasis on helium fluids. This method is extra really good and primary than that contained in different cryogenics books, which deal with the linked diversity of cryogenic fluids. accordingly, the extent of remedy is extra complicated and assumes a undeniable wisdom of primary engineering and physics rules, together with a few quantum mechanics.

The aim in the course of the paintings is to bridge the distance among the physics and engineering elements of helium fluids to supply a resource for engineers and scientists to augment their usefulness in low-temperature systems.

Dr. Van Sciver is a distinct study Professor and John H. Gorrie Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Florida nation collage. he's additionally a software Director on the nationwide excessive Magnetic box Laboratory (NHMFL). Dr. Van  Sciver joined the FAMU-FSU university of Engineering and the NHMFL in 1991, beginning and instructing a graduate application in magnet and fabrics engineering and in cryogenic thermal sciences and warmth move. He additionally led the NHMFL improvement efforts of the cryogenic structures for the NHMFL Hybrid and 900 MHz NMR superconducting magnets. among 1997 and 2003, he served as Director of Magnet technology and know-how on the NHMFL. Dr. Van Sciver is a Fellow of the ASME and the Cryogenic Society of the USA and American Editor for the magazine Cryogenics. he's the 2010 recipient of the Kurt Mendelssohn Award.

Prior to becoming a member of Florida country collage, Dr. Van Sciver was once examine Scientist after which Professor of Nuclear Engineering, Engineering Physics and Mechanical Engineering on the collage of Wisconsin-Madison from 1976 to 1991. in the course of that point he additionally served because the affiliate Director of the utilized Superconductivity middle. Dr. Van Sciver acquired his PhD in Low Temperature Physics from the college of Washington-Seattle in 1976. He got his BS measure in Engineering Physics from Lehigh collage in 1970.

Dr. Van Sciver is writer of over two hundred guides and patents in low temperature physics, liquid helium know-how, cryogenic engineering and magnet expertise. the 1st variation of Helium Cryogenics was once released by way of Plenum Press (1986). the current paintings is an replace and enlargement of that unique venture.

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