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Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials

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  • The Encyclopedia of Woodby Agriculture

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95

    Timber is one of our most precious, versatile, and vulnerable resources, so using it effectively is important. Knowing your material inside and out is the first step to doing just that. Read about the structure of wood itself, from growth rings to its chemical composition. Learn wood's physical and mechanical properties, including everything from... more...

  • Metal Failuresby Arthur J. McEvily; Jirapong Kasivitamnuay

    Wiley 2013; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    One of the only texts available to cover not only how failure occurs but also examine methods developed to expose the reasons for failure, Metal Failures has long been considered the most definitive and authoritative resources in metallurgical failure analysis. Now in a completely revised edition, this Second Edition features updates of all chapters... more...

  • Asbestos and Fireby Rachel Maines

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 28.95

    This thought-provoking and controversial book challenges the recent vilification of asbestos by providing a historical perspective on Americans' changing perceptions about risk. Rachel Maines suggests that the very success of asbestos and other fire-prevention technologies in containing deadly blazes has led to a sort of historical amnesia about the... more...

  • Ethics as First Philosophyby Adrian Peperzak

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    In Ethics as First Philosophy, Adrian P. Peperzak brings together a wide range of essays by leading international scholars to discuss the work of the 20th century French philosopher, Emmanuel Levinas. The first book of its kind, this collection explores the significance of Levinas' texts for the study of philosophy, psychology and religion. Offering... more...

  • An Introduction to Conductive Polymer Compositesby iPolycond Consortium; Vandana B. Patravale; Rajagopal RR. Ramesh

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2011; US$ 125.00

    This book is derived from the findings of an EU-funded project.Tthe objective ofthe project was to develop conductive plastic composites that are eco-friendly,cost effective and of high added value. This was achieved through an ambitiousmultidisciplinary approach developing new, radically innovative, knowledge-basedand sustainable products for protection... more...

  • Case Studies in Advanced Engineering Designby C. Spitas; V. Spitas; M. Rajabalinejad

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 65.00

    This book is not about serving ready-made conclusions, or a ?how to?-guide of advanced engineering design. It hopes to serve as a ?sharp radiography? of current practices, being neither the ultimate diagnosis nor a prognosis. It is a reference, a starting point for the kind of questioning and dialectic that makes engineering design such a uniquely... more...

  • Biomedical Engineering: I Recent Developmentsby Subrata Saha

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Biomedical Engineering I: Recent Developments covers the proceedings of the First Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. The book presents a paper that discusses topics relevant to the development of the field of biomedical engineering. The 86 materials presented in the text are organized into 18 sessions; each session tackles a specific area... more...

  • Self-Healing Compositesby Guoqiang Li

    Wiley 2014; US$ 154.95 US$ 134.29

    In this book, the self-healing of composite structures with shape memory polymer as either matrix or embedded suture is systematically discussed. Self-healing has been well known in biological systems for many years: a typical example is the self-healing of human skin. Whilst a minor wound can be self-closed by blood clotting, a deep and wide... more...

  • Flexible Test Automationby Pasquale Arpaia; Vitaliano Inglese

    Momentum Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In laboratory management of an industrial test division, a test laboratory, or a research center, one of the main activities is producing suitable software for automatic benches by satisfying a given set of requirements. This activity is particularly costly and burdensome when test requirements are variable over time. If the batches of objects have... more...