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  • Fiber Optic Essentialsby Casimer DeCusatis; Carolyn J. Sher DeCusatis

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 70.95

    This book is a MUST for everyone in and around the optics community! Fiber Optic Essentials provides professionals and students new to the field of fiber optics with a high-level knowledge of principles, theories and applications. This primer can also be used as a succinct overview of optics for those with some engineering and physics background.... more...

  • Specialty Optical Fibers Handbookby Alexis Mendez; T. F. Morse

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 127.00

    This book is a comprehensive contributed volume that aims to describe and explain the design, fabrication, operating characteristics, and specific applications of the most popular and useful types of specialty optical fibers. These ?specialty fibers” include any kind of optical fiber that has been architecturally manipulated to diverge from a conventional... more...

  • Fiber Bragg Gratingsby Raman Kashyap

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 106.95

    Provides an overview of Fiber Bragg Gratings (FBGs), from fundamentals to applications Evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of particular applications, methods and techniques Contains new chapters on sensing, femtosecond laser writing of FBGs and poling of glass and optical fibers Includes a special version of the photonic simulator PicWave(tm),... more...

  • Anisotropic and Nonlinear Optical Waveguidesby C.G. Someda; G.I. Stegeman

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Dielectric optical waveguides have been investigated for more than two decades. In the last ten years they have had the unique position of being simultaneously the backbone of a very practical and fully developed technology, as well as an extremely exciting area of basic, forefront research. Existing waveguides can be divided into two sets: one... more...

  • Optical Fibersby Takanori Okoshi

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Optical Fibers describes the theoretical basis-electromagnetic theories-of transmission characteristics of optical fibers. The material and fabrication technologies are not described systematically, but only briefly where necessary to assist comprehension of the transmission characteristics. This book comprises 11 chapters, with an introductory chapter... more...

  • Optical Fiber Rotation Sensingby William K. Burns; Paul F. Liao; Paul Kelley

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Optical Fiber Rotation Sensing is the first book devoted to Interferometric Fiber Optic Gyros (IFOG). This book provides a complete overview of IFOGs, beginning with a historical review of IFOG development and including a fundamental exposition of basic principles, a discussion of devices and components, and concluding with industry reports on state-of-the-art... more...

  • A Concise Introduction to Engineering Economicsby P. Cassimatis

    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...

  • Foundations of Engineering Contractsby F R Roulston **Decd**; M.O'C. Horgan; F.R. Roulston

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    This highly readable guide explains the main features of contracts applicable to the design, construction and servicing of civil, building, electrical or mechanical works. The emphasis throughout is on practical guidance, with clear explanations of the essential elements including legality, uncertainty, undue influence, agencies, overseas works, sub-contracts... more...

  • Life Cycle Costing for Constructionby J.W. Bull

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 315.00

    The construction industry is becoming increasingly aware of the need to adopt a holistic approach to the design, building, and disposal of structures. With 60 per cent of the total construction budget in most developed countries being spent on repair and maintenance, there is an obvious need to design for reliability and durability, with more carefully... more...

  • Process Engineering Economicsby James Riley Couper

    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...