Engineering & Transportation - Ebook

British Ironclads 1860–75: HMS Warrior and the Royal Navy's 'Black Battlefleet'

In November 1859, the French warship La Gloire was launched. She was the world's first seagoing ironclad--a warship built from wood, but whose hull was clad...

British Destroyers 1939–45: Wartime-built classes

As the possibility of war loomed in the 1930s, the British Admiralty looked to update their fleet of destroyers to compete with the new ships being built by...

Enhancing Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research with Technology

In light of the expensive nature of quantitative research, such as experiments, researchers must seek other methods of understanding the world around them....

Ageing of Infrastructure: A Life-Cycle Approach 1st Edition

The book addresses the problem of ageing infrastructure and how ageing can reduce the service life below expected levels. The rate of ageing is affected by...

Petri Nets in Flexible and Agile Automation Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1995 Edition

Over the past two decades, research in the theory of Petri nets and the development of graphical tools has yielded a powerful methodology. The contributions...

Spaceflight Dynamics: Third Edition

Spaceflight Dynamics is an introduction to the dynamics of spaceflight: orbits, maneuvers, satellite stability and control, rocket performance, reentry. It...

Inventories in National Economies: A Cross-Country Analysis of Macroeconomic Data

This book introduces a new approach in the field of macroeconomic inventory studies: the use of multivariate statistics to evaluate long-term characteristics...

Design for Environmental Sustainability: Life Cycle Design of Products 2nd ed. 2018 Edition

This volume is a technical and operative contribution to the United Nations "Decade on Education for Sustainable Development" (2005-2014), aiding the...

Spatial Statistics and Geostatistics: Theory and Applications for Geographic Information Science and Technology 1st Edition

Spatial Statistics and Geostatistics is the definitive text on spatial statistics. Its focus is on spatial statistics as a distinct form of statistical...

The Steam Locomotive: An Engineering History

Books on railway history invariably start with the Stephenson's or with Richard Trevithick's locomotive of 1804., but the story begins much earlier with the...

Artifacts from Modern America

This intriguing book examines how material objects of the 20th century―ranging from articles of clothing to tools and weapons, communication devices, and...

Greener Energy Systems: Energy Production Technologies with Minimum Environmental Impact 1st Edition

Recent years have seen acceleration in the development of cleaner energy systems. In Europe and North America, many old coal-fired power plants will be shut...

Computational Finite Element Methods in Nanotechnology 1st Edition

Computational Finite Element Methods in Nanotechnology demonstrates the capabilities of finite element methods in nanotechnology for a range of fields....

Functional Polymer Blends: Synthesis, Properties, and Performance 1st Edition

With their broad range of properties, polymer blends are widely used in adhesion, colloidal stability, the design of composite and biocompatible materials,...

Measuring Shape

"John Russ is the master of explaining how image processing gets applied to real-world situations. With Brent Neal, he’s done it again in Measuring Shape,...

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