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  • Vom Kofferkessel bis zum Großkraftwerk - Die Entwicklung im Kesselbauby Wolfgang Noot

    Oldenbourg Industrieverlag 2010; US$ 64.68

    Das Buch beschreibt mit ca. 650 farbigen Tabellen, Graphiken und Abbildungen die Entwicklung im Dampfkesselbau, beginnend mit dem von James Watt entwickelten Kofferkessel aus dem Jahre 1776 bis in die Neuzeit. Ausführlich besprochen werden etwa 250 Dampfkessel, wie sie in Industrie, Gewerbe und in Großkraftwerken zum Einsatz kommen. Vorgestellt werden... more...

  • Whistleblowing im nuklear-industriellen Komplexby Dieter Deiseroth; Annegret Falter

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 9.10

    Hauptbeschreibung Der 1959 errichtete Europäische Gerichtshof für Menschenrechte (EGMR) mit Sitz in Straßburg hat nach der Verfahrensreform von 1998 erheblichen Einfluss auf die Rechtspraxis in den mittlerweile 47 Mitgliedstaaten der Europäischen Menschenrechtskonvention gewonnen. Beschränkte sich die Wahrnehmung des EGMR über vier Jahrzehnte hinweg... more...

  • Astonishing the Wild Pigsby Lucien F. Trueb; Audrey Stuber; Fred A. Stuber

    ATHENA-Verlag 2015; US$ 21.62

    A hydraulic machine for astonishing wild pigs was one of the many technological highlights the author encountered in the course of his career as a research scientist and science writer. Writing a book about them, never taking more (or less) than two printed pages for each of 146 subjects was a very special challenge. The book covers fundamentally important... more...

  • Giants of Steamby Jonathan Glancey

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    The thrilling story of the last, and greatest, generation of steam railway locomotives in regular main line service: a story of invention, skill and passion, Giants of Steam reveals how the true advocates of steam's glory days pushed its design and performance to remarkable limits, taking these powerful and beautifully designed machines to new heights... more...

  • Measurement and Monitoringby Vytautas Giniotis; Anthony Hope

    Momentum Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    This book presents the main methods and techniques for measuring and monitoring the accuracy of geometrical parameters of precision Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) and automated machines, including modern coordinate measuring machines (CMMs). Highlights include: ? Standard methods and means of testing, together with methods newly developed and... more...

  • Scratch-Building Model Railway Locomotivesby Simon Bolton

    Crowood 2014; US$ 21.86

    Have you ever dreamed of being able to make a beautiful model locomotive from scratch? Do you have a favourite locomotive that you would love to reproduce in model form? Are you itching to start such a project and feel you need a helping hand? If so, this is the book for you. Using step-by-step text and illustration, this new book demonstrates how... more...

  • Advances in Wind Turbine Blade Design and Materialsby Povl Brøndsted; Rogier P. L. Nijssen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 265.00

    Wind energy is gaining critical ground in the area of renewable energy, with wind energy being predicted to provide up to 8% of the world?s consumption of electricity by 2021. Advances in wind turbine blade design and materials reviews the design and functionality of wind turbine rotor blades as well as the requirements and challenges for composite... more...

  • Affidabilità delle costruzioni meccanicheby Stefano Beretta

    Springer Milan 2010; US$ 29.99

    La crescente competitività del mercato richiede ogni volta un progetto più accurato dei componenti e sistemi meccanici, in modo da limitare utilizzo dei materiali e costi . Tuttavia viene sempre di più richiesto, sia dal mercato che a livello normativo, che i componenti svolgano al meglio la loro funzione durante l?intera vita del prodotto garantendo... more...

  • The Bluffer's Guide to Carsby Martin Gurdon

    Bluffer's Guides 2013; US$ 4.36

    From 'Station Wagons' to 'Hatchbacks', and from 'Cadillacs' to 'Pontiacs', The Bluffer's Guide to Cars provides everything you need to know to get your conversation into gear. more...

  • British Steam - BR Standard Locomotivesby Keith Langston

    Wharncliffe 2012; US$ 8.99

    After WWII the existing railway companies were all put into the control of the newly formed British Transport Commission and that government organization spawned British Railways, which came into being on 1st January 1948. The railway infrastructure had suffered badly during the war years and most of the steam locomotives were 'tired' and badly... more...