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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • LMS/BR Class 7 4-6-0 Rebuildsby David Clarke

    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...

  • Model Engine-Makingby J. Pocock

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95

    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...

  • Physik für Ingenieureby Ulrich Hahn

    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... 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 Railways of Glasgowby Gordon D Webster

    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...

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

    The History Press 2015; US$ 24.78

    Self-propelled carriages were a big 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 to the new branch lines. Their steam motor cars ran from 1903-1935, stopping during the war, and were so effective at making rural areas accessible they became... more...

  • Steam Turbinesby Heinz P. Bloch; Murari Singh

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 93.00

    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...

  • Toleranzmanagement im Maschinen- und Fahrzeugbauby Bernd Klein

    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...