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  • Single-mode Optical Fibresby G. Cancellieri

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    This book describes signal propagation in single-mode optical fibres for telecommunication applications. Such description is based on the analysis of field propagation, considering waveguide properties and also some of the particular characteristics of the material fibre. The book covers such recent advances as, coherent transmissions; optical amplification;... more...

  • Photonic Sensingby Gaozhi Xiao; Wojtek J. Bock

    Wiley 2012; US$ 133.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • The 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...

  • Acoustical Imagingby Michael Halliwell; Peter N.T. Wells

    Springer US 2006; US$ 329.00

    Keynote Papers. Mathematics and Physics of Acoustical Imaging. Transducers and Arrays. Nondestructive Evaluation. Geophysical and Underwater Ultrasonics. Microscopy and Microscanning. Scattering by Blood and Tissue. Medical and Biological Image Formation. Tissue Characterisation. Tissue Motion and Blood Flow. Elasticity Imaging. Hard Tissues.... more...

  • Process Engineering Economicsby James Riley Couper

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 243.00

    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...

  • The Engineer's Cost Handbookby Richard E. Westney

    CRC Press 1997; US$ 231.00

    Estimating project costs: the estimating process; estimating methodology; estimating engineering costs; estimating engineered equipment costs; estimating bulk material costs; estimating construction labour and indirect costs; productivity analysis; cashflow analysis; estimating the cost of escalation; location factor analysis; estimating the cost environmental... more...

  • Troubleshooting Optical Fiber Networksby Duwayne R. Anderson; Larry M. Johnson; Florian G. Bell

    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...

  • Fundamentals of Optical Waveguidesby Katsunari Okamoto

    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...