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Hoisting and conveying machinery

  • Belt Conveying of Mineralsby E D Yardley; L R Stace

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 230.00

    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$ 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...

  • 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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...