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Hoisting and conveying machinery

  • 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...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 109.00

    Lawrence K. Shapiro, P.E., is a principal of Howard I. Shapiro & Associates. A participant on national and international committees for writing crane standards, his field of practice includes tower and mobile crane installation design, scaffolding, shoring, forensic engineering, and construction planning. Jay P. Shapiro, P.E., is a principal... 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...

  • 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 2009; US$ 114.00

    Preface Introduction Section 1: Codes, Standards, and Regulations Chapter 1. Codes and Standards Chapter 2. Government Regulations Section 2: Engineering Principles Chapter 3. Basic Machines Chapter 4. Wood Technology Chapter 5. Wood Structural Members Chapter 6. Metal Structural Members Chapter 7. Useful Formulas, Tables, and Conversion... 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...

  • 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...