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Steam engineering

  • Advances in Integrated Design and Manufacturing in Mechanical Engineeringby Alan Bramley; Daniel Brissaud; Daniel Coutellier

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Focuses on the close symbiotic relationship between design and manufacture. This book presents a selection of thirty-three papers ensuing from the fifth International Conference on Integrated Design and Manufacturing in Mechanical Engineering, held at the University of Bath, UK, in April 2004. 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...

  • Aqueous Systems at Elevated Temperatures and Pressuresby Roberto Fernandez-Prini; A.H. Harvey; D.A. Palmer

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 310.00

    The International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam (IAPWS) has produced this book in order to provide an accessible, up-to-date overview of important aspects of the physical chemistry of aqueous systems at high temperatures and pressures. These systems are central to many areas of scientific study and industrial application, including... more...

  • Archibald Sturrockby Tony Vernon

    The History Press 2011; US$ 21.86

    Born in 1816, by 1840 Sturrock was involved with Brunel and Gooch in establishing the Great Western Railway's works at Paddington and new town at Swindon. On Brunel's recommendation, Sturrock was appointed locomotive engineer for Great Northern Railway, and he designed the locomotives and carriages which established East Coast main line's reputation... more...

  • Auswuchttechnikby Hatto Schneider

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Fur die Qualitatssicherung von Rotoren ist das Auswuchten ein unverzichtbarer Schritt. Dabei verandern sich mit jeder Weiterentwicklung der Rotoren die Anforderungen an die Auswuchttechnik. Wichtige Prinzipien des Auswuchtens werden in dem Buch erklart. Es dient als Werkzeug, um die stets neu auftretenden Probleme beim Auswuchten sachgerecht und wirtschaftlich... 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...

  • Bremsenhandbuchby Bert Breuer; Karlheinz H. Bill

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Kfz-Ingenieure und -Techniker kommen ohne detailliertes Wissen über moderne Fahrzeugbremsen bis hin zur Mechatronik nicht mehr aus. Das Bremsenhandbuch behandelt umfassend Grundlagen, Anforderungen, Auslegungen, Aufbau, Gestaltungen, Komponenten und Teilsystemfunktionen im modernen Kraftfahrzeug auch von geländegängigen Rad- und Kettenfahrzeugen... more...

  • 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...

  • British Steam Patriotsby Keith Langston

    Wharncliffe 2012; US$ 5.99

    The Patriot class, often referred to as 'Baby Scots', were an immediate success displaying consistently good performance. The class was withdrawn over a two year period between 1960 and 1962 having all covered around 1.3 million miles each, unfortunately too early to be considered for preservation. The last two withdrawn were in good condition... more...