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Hoisting and conveying machinery

  • Aufzüge und Fahrtreppenby Dieter Unger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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... 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...

  • 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...

  • Elevator Traffic Handbookby Gina Carol Barney; Lutfi Al-Sharif

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Vertical transportation systems (elevators, lifts, escalators and passenger conveyors) are used in almost all buildings of more than a few stories high. Traffic design and control, namely the movement of people by natural and mechanical means, need to be planned carefully as the costs of under- or over-provision are considerable and changes are not... 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... 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...

  • 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...