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Steam engineering

  • 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$ 2.90

    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$ 24.68

    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...

  • Life on the Railwayby Anthony Burton

    The History Press 2013; US$ 7.28

    The first steam locomotive chuffed its way down the tracks in 1804, but it was not until 1830, with the opening of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, that the Railway Age really got under way. There followed a period of huge expansion - by the 1850s almost 8,000 miles of track had been built in Britain. Almost all the work was done by hand by the... more...

  • Geothermal Reservoir Engineeringby Malcomm Grant

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

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  • British Steam - BR Standard Locomotivesby Keith Langston

    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...