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  • James Watt, Chemistby David Philip Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Miller examines Watt's illustrious engineering career in light of his parallel interest in chemistry, arguing that Watt's conception of steam engineering relied upon chemical understandings. 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...

  • 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...

  • Sir Vincent Ravenby Terry L Price; Andrew Everett

    The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    When the Railway Magazine of January 2000 published the results of its Millennium Poll, Sir Vincent Raven gained a 42nd place, along with Thomas Newcomen and Arthur Peppercorn. He, like them, usually merits little more than a brief mention in railway history books, yet in many ways he was much more than a typical man of his time. His sole employer... 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...

  • Aufzüge und Fahrtreppenby Dieter Unger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 109.00

    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 of an... more...