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  • Bridge Deck Analysis, Second Editionby Eugene Obrien; Damien Keogh; Alan O'Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95

    Captures Current Developments in Bridge Design and Maintenance Recent research in bridge design and maintenance has focused on the serviceability problems of older bridges with aging joints. The favored solution of integral construction and design has produced bridges with fewer joints and bearings that require less maintenance and deliver... more...

  • Fukushima and Beyondby Christopher Hubbard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    In light of the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear accident of 2011 the prospect of including or excluding nuclear power in a low-carbon twenty-first century world is now increasingly critical. It is in this emerging scenario and context that this book presents a full suite of historical, contemporary and projected data. Its use of complementary and comparative... more...

  • Localizationby Yibei Ling; Shigang Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Localization technology has become indispensable in a wide variety of application scenarios, such as search and rescue, robotics control, node deployment and management, and location-based services. This book saves researchers and students time by scanning crucial information that is scattered throughout research journals and conference proceedings.... more...

  • Air and Missile Defense Systems Engineeringby Warren Boord; John B. Hoffman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    As new missile shield programs are put into place, the need increases for information on the latest systems design techniques and component technologies. This book explains how to properly assess war-fighting capability by examining detect, control, and engage processes in the context of the combat system. The authors present a systems engineering... more...

  • Sensors and Actuatorsby Clarence W. de Silva

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    This introductory book on the subject of control system instrumentation emphasizes on sensors, transducers, and actuators. Specifically, the book deals with "instrumenting" a control system through the incorporation of suitable sensors, actuators, and associated interface hardware. In view of the practical considerations, design issues, and industrial... more...

  • Energy Conversion, Second Editionby D. Yogi Goswami; Frank Kreith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    Completely revised and updated, this second edition surveys the latest advances in energy conversion from a wide variety of currently available energy sources. It describes energy sources such as fossil fuels, biomass including refuse-derived biomass fuels, nuclear, solar radiation, wind, geothermal, and ocean, then provides the terminology and units... more...

  • Animal Cell Biotechnologyby Roland Wagner; Hansjörg Hauser

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 252.00

    This book introduces the fundamental principles and practical application of techniques used in the scalable production of proteins and virus-based gene-therapeutic products with animal cell cultures. The book reviews a broad spectrum of subjects relevant to biologics production, including the creation of cell lines, a survey of functional genomics... more...

  • Nanomaterials and Devicesby Donglu Shi

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 129.99

    Introducing the fields of nanomaterials and devices, and their applications across a wide range of academic disciplines and industry sectors, Donglu Shi bridges knowledge acquisition and practical work, providing a starting point for the research and development of applications. The book describes characterization of nanomaterials, their preparation... more...

  • Process Risk and Reliability Managementby Ian Sutton

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    In the last twenty years considerable progress has been made in process risk and reliability management, particularly in regard to regulatory compliance. Many companies are now looking to go beyond mere compliance; they are expanding their process safety management (PSM) programs to improve performance not just in safety, but also in environmental... more...

  • Rock Fall Engineeringby Duncan C. Wyllie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Rock falls can be a public safety issue. This book provides comprehensive information on identification of these hazards, and design and construction of protection methods. Rock Fall Engineering describes first, the theoretical background to rock fall behaviour in terms of the impact and trajectory phases of rock falls, and second, how this... more...