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  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sir Vincent Ravenby Andrew Everett

    The History Press 2006; US$ 5.99

    A biography of Sir Vincent Raven more...

  • Sicherheit bei Kranenby Jürgen Koop; Wilhelm Hesse

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 109.78

    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$ 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...

  • Philosophy and Engineering: Reflections on Practice, Principles and Processby Diane P Michelfelder; Natasha McCarthy; David E. Goldberg

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 141.52

    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...

  • 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...

  • Aufzüge und Fahrtreppenby Dieter Unger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 36.59

    Das umfassende Nachschlagewerk bietet einen herstellerübergreifenden Überblick zu Planung und Betrieb von Aufzügen und Fahrtreppen. Es gibt eine schnelle Übersicht der grundlegenden Normen und technischen Regelwerke. Diese werden mit zahlreichen Beispielen aus der Praxis erläutert. Mit wichtigen Tipps und konkreten Ratschlägen, die direkt in ihre... more...