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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 189.95
Physics of Optoelectronics focuses on the properties of optical fields and their interaction with matter. Understanding that lasers, LEDs, and photodetectors clearly exemplify this interaction, the author begins with an introduction to lasers, LEDs, and the rate equations, then describes the emission and detection processes. The book summarizes and... more...
- SPIE 2004; US$ 71.00
As an expert in the field with nearly 30 years' experience, Harrington provides complete and up-to-date coverage of infrared fiber technology. Readers are given in-depth facts about the three key types of IR fibers, including how they developed and how they work. What sets this book apart is its comprehensive look at current and future applications,... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 140.00
Summarizes the current state of "front-end" risk-control techniques Many approaches to risk control are possible. However, only through careful reading, evaluation, and study can one make the best choice of a practical philosophy for a system safety program. The goal is to apply the best scientific and engineering principles in the best way, resulting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
This book gives a sufficient grounding in mechanics for engineers to tackle a significant range of problems encountered in the design and specification of simple structures and machines. It also provides an excellent background for students wishing to progress to more advanced studies in three-dimensional mechanics. more...
- Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) 2013; US$ 47.00
This book is geared toward engineers and laser physicists involved in the development of laser-based systems, especially laser systems for directed energy applications. It begins with a review of basic laser properties and moves to definitions and implications of the various standard beam quality metrics such as [i]M[/i][sup]2[/sup], power in the bucket,... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2001; US$ 144.00
The object of this publication is to provide practical guidance on assessing the useful service life of rubbers. It describes test procedures and extrapolation techniques together with the inherent limitations and problems. The guide aims to make available the wealth of information that can be applied to help maximise the effectivenes of a durability... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 18.95
In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
This timely book scrutinizes accounts of acts as diverse as genocide, environmental degradation, war, torture, terrorism, homicide, rape, and meat-eating in order to develop an original theoretical framework with which to consider harmful actions and their causes. Chapter by chapter, it examines statements made by perpetrators of a wide variety of... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95
Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings Volume 34, Issue 5 - Advances in Ceramic Armor IX A collection of 14 papers from The American Ceramic Society’s 37th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona Beach, Florida, January 27-February 1, 2013.This issue includes papers presented in the Armor Ceramics... more...