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  • Calorimetry and Thermal Methods in Catalysisby Aline Auroux

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 179.00

    The book is about calorimetry and thermal analysis methods, alone or linked to other techniques, as applied to the characterization of catalysts, supports and adsorbents, and to the study of catalytic reactions in various domains: air and wastewater treatment, clean and renewable energies, refining of hydrocarbons, green chemistry, hydrogen production... more...

  • Mathematical Analysis of Urban Spatial Networksby Philippe Blanchard; Dimitri Volchenkov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 129.00

    Cities are considered to be among the largest and most complex artificial networks created by human beings. This monograph uses methods from spectral graph theory and statistical physics to lay the theoretical foundations for studying compact urban topology. more...

  • Understanding Land Developmentby Eddo Coiacetto

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 59.95

    A practical guide to land development planning skills, including site analysis, financial analysis, spreadsheet preparation, design, plan interpretation, project planning and strategic thinking. more...

  • Urban Retrofitting for Sustainabilityby Tim Dixon; Malcolm Eames; Miriam Hunt; Simon Lannon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    With a foreword from Paul King, Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council and Chairman, Zero Carbon Hub As concerns over climate change and resource constraints grow, many cities across the world are trying to achieve a low carbon transition. Although new zero carbon buildings are an important part of the story, in existing cities the transformation... more...

  • Improving Energy Efficiency through Technologyby R. J. G. M. Florax; Henri L. F. de Groot; Peter Mulder

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This innovative book explores the adoption of energy-saving technologies and their impact on energy efficiency improvements. It contains a mix of theoretical and empirical contributions, and combines and compares economic and physical indicators to monitor and analyse trends in energy efficiency. The authors pay considerable attention to empirical... more...

  • Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Infrastructure Management, Second Editionby Neil S. Grigg

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 155.95

    Urban water services are building blocks for healthy cities, and they require complex and expensive infrastructure systems. Most of the infrastructure is out of sight and tends to be taken for granted, but an infrastructure financing crisis looms in the United States because the systems are aging and falling behind on maintenance. A road map for public... more...

  • Planning for Engineers and Surveyorsby F. D. Hobbs; J. F. Doling

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Planning for Engineers and Surveyors provides an understanding of the land use and transport planning context in which the work of engineers and surveyors was carried out. It attempts to explain what the planners of land use and transport did and why. It describes the problems which planners face, the reasons why they emerged, the techniques used to... more...

  • Beazley's Design and Detail of the Space between Buildingsby A. Pinder

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    A new edition of a book widely regarded as a classic of landscape architecture, it deals with the 'bits' that go in between the different parts of the urban landscape. A completely updated text makes it suitable for both the professional and student. more...

  • Intelligent Citiesby Pethuru Raj; Anupama C. Raman

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 93.95

    The emergence of highly promising and potent technologies has enabled the transition of ordinary objects into smart artifacts?providing wider connectivity of digitized entities that can facilitate the building of connected cities. This book provides readers with a solid foundation on the latest technologies and tools required to develop and enhance... more...

  • Building Smart Citiesby Carol L. Stimmel

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    The term "smart city" defines the new urban environment, one that is designed for performance through information and communication technologies. Given that the majority of people across the world will live in urban environments within the next few decades, it's not surprising that massive effort and investment is being placed into efforts to develop... more...