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- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99
First published in 1888 for beginners, Model Engine-Making is a fascinating and comprehensive guide to building your first steam engine. While steam is no longer ?the most important power of the day,? this book remains a fascinating in-depth resource for those with either a theoretical or practical interest in building and using small steam engines.... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 70.00
Dieses Buch stellt das Tolerierungssystem im Zusammenhang dar, leistet Hilfestellung bei der Interpretation wesentlicher Normen und der Nutzung von Tolerierungsprinzipien und zeigt die Anwendung anhand von konkreten Beispiele, so dass die gewünschte Bauteilfunktionalität letztlich auch gewährleistet ist. Durch die Darlegung des DIN-ISO- und des ASME-Konzeptes... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 63.00
großer Wert wird auf die ausführliche Herleitung der physikalischen Zusammenhänge und die dazu gehörenden lückenlosen Ketten von Schlussfolgerungen gelegt. Physikalische Größen werden nicht durch "von oben verordnete" Definitionen eingeführt, stattdessen wird anhand exemplarischer Beispiele ihr Nutzen bei der Beschreibung physikalischer Sachverhalte... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 95.95 US$ 83.16
Practical, easy-to-follow advice that saves lives Based on the author's thirty years of hands-on experience working in the field of industrial fuel systems and combustion equipment safety, this book integrates safety codes with practical, tested, and proven guidance that makes it viable to specify, operate, and maintain industrial fuel and combustion... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 29.17
A comprehensive look at the LMS/BR Class 7 4-6-0 rebuilt locomotives, including the rebuilt Jubilees, the rebuilt Patriots and the rebuilt Royal Scots. The book includes hundreds of photographs and feedback from the original crews that operated the engines. Contents include:Origins of the rebuilt Class 7s in the 1940s and the design of the 2A boiler;... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Fuels, Furnaces and Refractories focuses on the sources and efficient use of energy available to modern industry. This book begins with the classification, properties, tests, and different kinds of fuels, as well as trends in fuel utilization. This text also tackles the generation and distribution of electricity from both chemical and nuclear energy... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78
<div>The city of Glasgow, formerly one of the largest industrial centres in the world, was once responsible for building about one-quarter of the world's railway locomotives. This was complemented by a massive urban railway network: the second largest in the UK. However, the Beeching Report of 1963 inevitably took its toll on Glasgow.... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 21.86
During the twenty years in which Britain's nationalized railway operated mainline steam locomotives, a vast array of individual designs complemented the British Railways 'Standard' machines, built up to 1960. Such was the variety of motive power to be seen on the network that this 'early' period of BR's existence has proved to be the most enduring... more...