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Hoisting and conveying machinery

  • Elevator Traffic Handbookby Gina Carol Barney

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    Vertical transportation engineers will find this book an authoritative resource. Other members of the design teams will find it a useful reference, and lecturers and students will be satisfied by this simple presentation of the underlying theory. more...

  • Liftedby Andreas Bernard

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 69.00

    Before skyscrapers forever transformed the landscape of the modern metropolis, the conveyance that made them possible had to be created. Invented in New York in the 1850s, the elevator became an urban fact of life on both sides of the Atlantic by the early twentieth century. While it may at first glance seem a modest innovation, it had wide-ranging... 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 Scienceby Marco Ceccarelli

    Springer 2007; US$ 129.00

    This is the first part of a series of books whose aim is to collect contributed papers describing the work of famous persons in MMS (Mechanism and Machine Science). The current work treats mainly technical developments in the historical evolution of the fields that today are grouped in MMS. Thus, the emphasis is on biographical notes describing the... more...

  • Distinguished Figures in Mechanism and Machine Scienceby Marco Ceccarelli

    Springer 2009; US$ 109.00

    Aims to collect contributed papers in a frame that can be a sort of dictionary of personalities in MMS (Mechanism and Machine Science). This work illustrates personalities by recognizing persons and their activity, by looking mainly at technical developments in the historical evolution of the fields that are grouped in MMS. more...

  • Sicherheit bei Kranenby Jurgen Koop; Wilhelm Hesse; J Rgen Koop

    Springer 2011; US$ 139.00

    Der Band liefert einen umfassenden berblick ber die Unfallverh tung bei Bau und Betrieb von Krananlagen. Die 10. Auflage fasst alles in einem Buch zusammen: die neuen Vorschriften, die sich aus den Europ ischen Normen (EN-Vorschriften) f r Krane hinsichtlich der Unfallverh tung ergeben, und die alte Unfallverh tungsvorschrift Kran BGV D6 (VGB 9), die... more...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 110.00

    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... more...

  • Philosophy and Engineeringby Diane P Michelfelder; Natasha McCarthy; David E. Goldberg

    Springer 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...

  • Matthew Boultonby Kenneth Quickenden; Sally Baggott; Malcolm Dick

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 129.95

    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...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 105.00

    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... more...