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  • 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$ 28.99

    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...

  • Steam Turbinesby Heinz P. Bloch; Murari Singh

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 97.00 US$ 84.88

    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 US$ 11.26

    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$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

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

  • Affidabilitą delle costruzioni meccanicheby Stefano Beretta

    Springer Milan 2010; US$ 21.03

    La crescente competitivitą del mercato richiede ogni volta un progetto pił accurato dei componenti e sistemi meccanici, in modo da limitare utilizzo dei materiali e costi . Tuttavia viene sempre di pił 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$ 5.99

    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 Patriotsby Keith Langston

    Wharncliffe 2012; US$ 5.99

    The Patriot class, often referred to as 'Baby Scots', were an immediate success displaying consistently good performance. The class was withdrawn over a two year period between 1960 and 1962 having all covered around 1.3 million miles each, unfortunately too early to be considered for preservation. The last two withdrawn were in good condition... more...

  • Flying Scotsmanby Brian Sharpe

    Wharncliffe 2009; US$ 8.99

    From hauling the first non-stop express from London to Edinburgh in 1928 and breaking the 100mph barrier in 1934, to being sold in 1963, and to its final home at the York National Railway Centre, The Flying Scotsman has a rich and, at times, controversial history.It has travelled across the USA and steamed across Australia, changed owners and color... 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...