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  • Philosophy and Engineering: Reflections on Practice, Principles and Processby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 179.00

    Building on the breakthrough text Philosophy and Engineering: An Emerging Agenda, this book offers 30 chapters covering conceptual and substantive developments in the philosophy of engineering, along with a series of critical reflections by engineering practitioners. The volume demonstrates how reflective engineering can contribute to a better understanding... 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...

  • Liftedby Andreas Bernard

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 29.75

    ?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...

  • 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...

  • Distinguished Figures in Mechanism and Machine Science: Their Contributions and Legaciesby Marco Ceccarelli

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 129.00

    This is the ?rst volume of a series of edited books whose aim is to collect contributed papers in a framework that can serve as a dictionary of names of individuals who have made contributions to the discipline of MMS (Me- anism and Machine Science). This dictionary project has the peculiarity that, through descriptions of the ideas and work of these... more...

  • Distinguished Figures in Mechanism and Machine Scienceby Marco Ceccarelli

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 109.00

    This is the second volume of a series of edited books whose aim is to collect contributed papers in a frame that can in effect be a dictionary of personalities in MMS (Mechanism and Machine Science). This is a new and refreshing approach to the subject matter. more...

  • Matthew Boultonby Dr Malcolm Dick; Mr Kenneth Quickenden; Ms Sally Baggott; Dr Ernst Hamm; Dr Robert M Brain

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Matthew Boulton was a leading industrialist, entrepreneur and Enlightenment figure. Often overshadowed through his association with James Watt, his Soho manufactories put Birmingham at the centre of what has recently been termed 'The Industrial Enlightenment'. Exploring his many activities and manufactures-and the regional, national and international... 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...

  • Sicherheit bei Kranenby Jürgen Koop; Wilhelm Hesse

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 159.00

    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...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 114.00

    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...