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  • Building a Portable Steam Engineby Tony Webster

    Crowood 2014; US$ 31.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Steam Rail Motors of the Great Western Railwayby Ken Gibbs

    The History Press 2015; US$ 11.99

    Self-propelled carriages were a major innovation at the beginning of the twentieth century, and the GWR was quick to develop a large number of steam motor cars to link farms and scattered villages across the South West to the new branch lines. Their steam motor cars ran from 1903 to 1935, stopping during the war, and were so effective at making rural... more...

  • The GWR Storyby Rosa Matheson

    The History Press 2012; US$ 2.99

    The Great Western Railway ? quickly coming to be known as ?God?s Wonderful Railway? ? was once regarded as the most advanced in the world. Engineered by Isambard Kingdom Brunel it was initially designed to connect Bristol to London and came to develop a distinct character all of its own, one of the many reasons why it remains a much-loved and popular... more...

  • The Railways of Glasgowby Gordon D. Webster

    The History Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • Industrial Boilers and Heat Recovery Steam Generatorsby V. Ganapathy

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 319.00

    Filled with over 225 boiler/HRSG operation and design problems, this book covers steam generators and related systems used in process plants, refineries, chemical plants, electrical utilities, and other industrial settings. Emphasizing the thermal engineering aspects, the author provides information on the design and performance of steam generators... more...

  • Natural Draught Cooling Towersby I. Mungan; U. Wittek

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 319.00

    The world's most experienced scientists and professionals working on cooling towers gathered at the 5th International Symposium on Natural Draught Cooling Towers to discuss the latest developments in this area and exchange knowledge and experiences. This book comprises 43 contributions on the latest developments in the field of natural draught cooling... more...

  • Combustion and Gasification in Fluidized Bedsby Prabir Basu

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 194.95

    Besides being one of the best Clean Coal Technologies, fluidized beds are also proving to be the most practical option for biomass conversion. Although the technology is well established, the field lacks a comprehensive guide to the design and operating principles of fluidized bed boilers and gasifiers. With more than 30 years of research and industrial... more...

  • International Symposium on History of Machines and Mechanismsby Hong-Sen Yan; marco ceccarelli

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 152.41

    The International Symposium on the History of Machines and Mechanisms is the main activity of the Permanent Commission (PC) for the History of Mechanism and Machine Science (HMM) of the International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science (IFToMM). The first symposium, HMM2000, was initiated by Dr. Marco Ceccarelli and was held... more...