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- Wiley 2012; US$ 129.00
A cutting-edge look at safety and security applications of photonic sensors With its many superior qualities, photonic sensing technology is increasingly used in early-detection and early-warning systems for biological hazards, structural flaws, and security threats. Photonic Sensing provides for the first time a comprehensive review of this... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 69.95
In most cases of civil engineering development, a range of alternative schemes meeting project goals are feasible, so some form of evaluation must be carried out to select the most appropriate to take forward. Evaluation criteria usually include the economic, environmental and social contexts of a project as well as the engineering challenges,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.95
This book provides a thorough understanding of the general principles of measurement for taking off quantities. An essential guide to any quantity surveyor, architrect or engineer Taking off quantities: Civil Engineering demonstrates, through a series of detailed worked examples from a range of civil engineering projects, how the measurement techniques... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00
A highly readable guide that explains the main features applicable to engineering contracts. The book is particularly suitable for those new to the subject who will find practical guidance on understanding contracts in a wide range of civil engineering and construction works. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 103.95
This comprehensive yet accessible text emphasizes problem solving, evaluation of projects, capital budgeting and resource allocation under risk and uncertainty. Current theory of economics and finance is also discussed andthe text is complemented by a full set of problems, exercises and case studies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 231.00
This reference outlines the fundamental concepts and strategies for economic assessments for informed management decisions in industry. The book illustrates how to prepare capital cost and operating expense estimates, profitability analyses, and feasibility studies, and how to execute sensitivity and uncertainty assessments. From financial reports... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 103.00
This book offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art information about time-domain fiber-optic testing. Readers will gain an understanding of how to troubleshoot optical-fiber networks using an optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR), while learning the fundamental principles underlying the operation of these powerful testing instruments. From basic... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 131.00
Fundamentals of Optical Waveguides is an essential resource for any researcher, professional or student involved in optics and communications engineering. Any reader interested in designing or actively working with optical devices must have a firm grasp of the principles of lightwave propagation. Katsunari Okamoto has presented this difficult technology... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 184.95
Although the theory and principles of optical waveguides have been established for more than a century, the technologies have only been realized in recent decades. Optical Waveguides: From Theory to Applied Technologies combines the most relevant aspects of waveguide theory with the study of current detailed waveguiding technologies, in particular,... more...