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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Giants of Steamby Jonathan Glancey

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Steam Turbinesby Heinz P. Bloch; Murari Singh

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 97.00

    The latest design and manufacturing details in mechanical drive steam turbines Steam Turbines shows how to select, improve, operate, and maintain high-quality mechanical drive steam turbines-with maximum efficiency and minimum downtime. This new Second Edition offers authoritative information on the operating characteristics, design features,... more...

  • IMechE Engineers' Careers Guideby Abby Evans

    Wiley 2010; US$ 12.99

    Foreword. About the Author. Acknowledgements. 1 Engineering Industry Overview. 2 Energy and Utilities. 3 Aerospace and Defence. 4 Transport and Automotive. 5 Healthcare. 6 Manufacturing. 7 Getting In: Work Experience, Applications and Interviews. 8 Getting On: Training and Qualifications. 9 Further Study and Academia. more...

  • Power from Steamby Richard L. Hills

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 48.00

    Power from Steam is the first comprehensive history of the steam engine in 50 years. more...

  • The GWR Storyby Rosa Matheson

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    The Great Western Railway was engineering by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, planned to link London with the south-west and west of England. Enabled by Parliament in 1835, it soon became known as 'God's Wonderful Railway', regarded as the most advanced in the world. Even after amalgamation in 1922, when the 'big 4' were created, GWR alone retained its name... more...