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  • Fuels, Furnaces and Refractoriesby J. D. Gilchrist; R. W. Douglas

    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 Railways of Glasgowby Gordon D Webster

    The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78

    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. This book examines... more...

  • Detailing and Modifying Ready-to-Run Locomotives in 00 Gaugeby George Dent

    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...

  • Detailing and Modifying Ready-to-Run Locomotives in 00 Gaugeby George Dent

    Crowood 2014; US$ 21.86

    The 00 gauge ready-to-run market has changed dramatically over the past decade, with supreme levels of accuracy, detail, finish and mechanical performance now becoming the standard benchmark of all new models. As the hobby continues to blossom, an increasing range of steam, diesel and electric subjects now find themselves in the catalogues of the... more...

  • Heat and Fluid Flow in Power System Componentsby A. M. A. Rezk

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Heat and Fluid Flow in Power System Components is a collection of papers presented at the Second Conference on Mechanical Power Engineering held in Cairo, Egypt in September 1978. This volume covers a wide range of topics relating to heat and fluid flow in power system components, including film cooling, droplet evaporation, and laminar flames. Practical... more...

  • Advances in Wind Turbine Blade Design and Materialsby P Brøndsted; R 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...

  • Irradiation Embrittlement of Reactor Pressure Vessels (RPVs) in Nuclear Power Plantsby Naoki Soneda

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00

    Reactor Pressure Vessels (RPVs) contain the fuel and therefore the reaction at the heart of nuclear power plants. They are a life-determining structural component: if they suffer serious damage, the continued operation of the plant is in jeopardy. This book critically reviews irradiation embrittlement, the main degradation mechanism affecting RPV... more...

  • Building a Portable Steam Engineby Tony Webster

    Crowood 2014; US$ 24.78

    This practical, instructional book describes the construction of a model of the Lampitt portable steam engine, which dates back to 1862, and which provided rotative power to drive threshing machines, circular saws, feed mills and other farm machinery. The construction of every component is described in precise detail and the text is supported by many... more...

  • Physik für Ingenieureby Ulrich Hahn

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 557.00

    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... more...

  • Formal Methods Applied to Industrial Complex Systemsby Jean-Louis Boulanger

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    This book presents real-world examples of formal techniques in an industrial context. It covers formal methods such as SCADE and/or the B Method, in various fields such as railways, aeronautics, and the automotive industry. The purpose of this book is to present a summary of experience on the use of “formal methods” (based on formal techniques... more...