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Steam engineering

  • Sun Above the Horizonby Peter F. Varadi

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 69.95

    The meteoric rise of the photovoltaic (PV) industry is an incredible story. In 2013, Google?s investments in PV systems totaled about half a billion dollars and Warren Buffet, one of the famous investors, invested $2.5 billion in the world?s largest PV system in California. These gigantic investments by major financial players were made only 40 years... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Fuel and Combustion Systems Safetyby John R. Puskar

    Wiley 2013; US$ 89.95

    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...

  • Thermal Use of Shallow Groundwaterby Fritz Stauffer; Peter Bayer; Philipp Blum; Nelson Molina Giraldo; Wolfgang Kinzelbach

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.95

    The thermal use of the shallow subsurface is increasingly being promoted and implemented as one of many promising measures for saving energy. A series of questions arises concerning the design and management of underground and groundwater heat extraction systems, such as the sharing of the thermal resource and the assessment of its long-term potential.... 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...

  • The Bluffer's Guide to Carsby Martin Gurdon

    Bluffer's Guides 2013; US$ 4.36

    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...

  • Geothermal Energyby Mary H. Dickson; Mario Fanelli

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Fred Dibnah's Age Of Steamby David Hall; Fred Dibnah

    Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 25.23

    Britains favourite steeplejack and industrial enthusiastic, the late Fred Dibnah, takes us back to the 18th century when the invention of the steam engine gave an enormous impetus to the development of machinery of all types. He reveals how the steam engine provided the first practical means of generating power from heat to augment the old sources... more...