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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 139.95
Historically, cost effective, reliable, sustainable, and environmentally friendly, use of geothermal energy has been limited to areas where obvious surface features pointed to the presence of a shallow local heat source, such as hot springs and volcanoes. However, recent technological advances have dramatically expanded the range and size of viable... more...
- 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...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 49.00
Floods are devastating natural disasters with a significant impact on human life and the surrounding environent. Flood Risk Assessment and Management should serve as an Ideal textbook on analytical flood risk assessment and management, and is intended for lecturers, undergraduates and postgraduates in civil engineering, geography, environmental science,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 179.00
This practical step-by-step guide describes the key geological field techniques needed by today's exploration geologists involved in the search for metallic mineral deposits. The techniques described are fundamental to the collection, storage and presentation of geological data and their use to locate ore. This book explains the various tasks which... more...
- 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...