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  • Model Engine-Makingby J. Pocock

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • Toleranzmanagement im Maschinen- und Fahrzeugbauby Bernd Klein

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 70.00

    Haben die Konstrukteure früher mit Worten auf der Zeichnung vermerkt, was zur Herstellung relevant war, so müssen heute Fertigungsanmerkungen weltweit verständlich sein. Die Inhalte der hierfür geschaffenen DIN EN ISO-Normen zu vermitteln ist Ziel dieses Buches. more...

  • Physik für Ingenieureby Ulrich Hahn

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 63.00

    im Fach Physik werden - gerade für Ingenieurwissenschaftler - die Grundlagen für das Verständnis technischer Anwendungen gelegt und Methoden und Strategien erarbeitet, mit denen neues technisches Wissen erlangt wird. Zunehmend wird von den Studierenden jedoch erwartet, dass sie sich tiefer gehende Kenntnisse im Selbststudium aneignen. Dem... more...

  • Advances in Wind Turbine Blade Design and Materialsby Povl Brøndsted; Rogier P. L. 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...

  • Fuel and Combustion Systems Safetyby John R. Puskar

    Wiley 2013; US$ 95.95 US$ 86.36

    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...

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

    Crowood 2014; US$ 37.99

    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...

  • Fuels, Furnaces and Refractoriesby J. D. Gilchrist; R. W. Douglas

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Fuels, Furnaces and Refractories focuses on the sources and efficient use of energy available to modern industry. This book begins with the classification, properties, tests, and different kinds of fuels, as well as trends in fuel utilization. This text also tackles the generation and distribution of electricity from both chemical and nuclear energy... more...

  • The Railways of Glasgowby Gordon D. Webster

    The History Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • Detailing and Modifying Ready-to-Run Locomotives in 00 Gaugeby George Dent

    Crowood 2014; US$ 28.99

    During the twenty years in which Britain's nationalized railway operated mainline steam locomotives, a vast array of individual designs complemented the British Railways 'Standard' machines, built up to 1960. Such was the variety of motive power to be seen on the network that this 'early' period of BR's existence has proved to be the most enduring... more...

  • Detailing and Modifying Ready-to-Run Locomotives in 00 Gaugeby George Dent

    Crowood 2014; US$ 28.99

    The 00 gauge ready-to-run market has changed dramatically over the past decade, with supreme levels of accuracy, detail, finish and mechanical performance now becoming the standard benchmark of all new models. As the hobby continues to blossom, an increasing range of steam, diesel and electric subjects now find themselves in the catalogues of the leading... more...