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  • James Wattby Andrew Carnegie

    The Floating Press 1913; US$ 5.99

    The essential improvements that Scottish inventor James Watt (1736 - 1819) made to the steam engine were fundamental to the Industrial Revolution. It would be hard to overstate the value of this invention to technological and social change - it gave us the modern world we live in today. This is his biography as written by Andrew Carnegie, the Scottish-born... more...

  • Belt Conveying of Mineralsby E D Yardley; L R Stace

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 240.00

    Belt Conveying of Minerals is a comprehensive reference on the science and technology of belt conveyors, aimed at providing mine and quarry operators, as well as engineering students, with a balanced view of the technical issues associated with belt conveyors and to assist in the decision-making process when installing belt conveyor systems. A discussion... more...

  • Crane Handbookby D. E. Dickie; Douglas Short

    Elsevier Science 1975; US$ 72.95

    Crane Handbook offers extensive advice on how to properly handle a crane. The handbook highlights various safety requirements and rules. The aim of the book is to improve the readers' crane operating skills, which could eventually make the book a standard working guide for training operators. The handbook first reminds the readers that the machine... more...

  • Handbook of Riggingby Joseph MacDonald; W. Rossnagel; Lindley Higgins

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 119.00 US$ 104.12

    The Ultimate Guide to Designing and Operating Safe, Efficient Rigging Systems Recent years have seen an abundance of changes in the rigging industry. This popular, hands-on reference brings you completely up to date on equipment, materials, systems, and regulations that affect your profession. Whether you are a maintenance technician, hoist operator,... more...

  • Cranes and Derricks, Fourth Editionby Lawrence Shapiro; Jay Shapiro

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 113.00 US$ 98.88

    The Definitive Handbook on Cranes and Derricks--Updated Per the Latest Standards and Equipment Fully revised throughout, Cranes and Derricks . Fourth Edition, offers comprehensive coverage of the selection, installation, and safe use of cranes and derricks on construction sites. Written for both engineers and non-engineers by the principals of an... more...

  • James Allisonby Sigur E. Whitaker

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00

    Among the engineers fueling the rapid rise of the automotive industry at the dawn of the 20th century was James Allison, a fountain pen maker who joined with Carl G. Fisher in 1904 to found Prest-O-Lite, an early manufacturer of the power source for automotive headlights. This biography tracks Allison's involvement in the Indianapolis 500, which... more...

  • Sicherheit bei Kranenby Jürgen Koop; Wilhelm Hesse

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 110.84

    Der Band liefert einen umfassenden Überblick über die Unfallverhütung bei Bau und Betrieb von Krananlagen. Die 10. Auflage fasst alles in einem Buch zusammen: die neuen Vorschriften, die sich aus den Europäischen Normen (EN-Vorschriften) für Krane hinsichtlich der Unfallverhütung ergeben, und die alte Unfallverhütungsvorschrift Kran BGV D6 (VGB 9),... more...

  • Liftedby Andreas Bernard

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    ?Bernard?s passion for research is as impressive as the ease with which he?elevator-like?moves between the disciplines of literature, art history, sociology, and psychology.? ? Der Spiegel   ?Whoever reads this book will view the world?s elevators with different eyes.? ? Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung ]]> more...

  • Elevator Traffic Handbookby Gina Barney; Lutfi Al-Sharif

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    This second edition of this well-respected book covers all aspects of the traffic design and control of vertical transportation systems in buildings, making it an essential reference for vertical transportation engineers, other members of the design team, and researchers. The book introduces the basic principles of circulation, outlines traffic design... more...

  • Sir Vincent Ravenby Andrew Everett

    The History Press 2006; US$ 5.99

    A biography of Sir Vincent Raven more...