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Advanced MEMS Packaging

by John H. Lau, Cheng Kuo Lee & C. S. Premachandran

A comprehensive guide to 3D MEMS packaging methods and solutions

Written by experts in the field, Advanced MEMS Packaging serves as a valuable reference for those faced with the challenges created by the ever-increasing...


Earth: An Intimate History

by Richard Fortey

In Earth, the acclaimed author of Trilobite! and Life takes us on a grand tour of the earth’s physical past, showing how the history of plate tectonics is etched in the landscape around us.

 

Beginning with...


Caught in the Current

by Jay Bookman

Science tells us what is. Technology tells us what can be. But neither can tell us what ought to be.

As a science and technology journalist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jay Bookman has witnessed some...


Sabertooth

by Mauricio Anton

With their spectacularly enlarged canines, sabertooth cats are among the most popular of prehistoric animals, yet it is surprising how little information about them is available for the curious layperson. What's...


Modern Geothermal HVAC Engineering and Control Applications

by Jay Egg & Greg Cunniff

Best practices for the design and engineering of geothermal HVAC systems

With a focus on market needs and customer goals, this practical guide explains how to realize the full potential of geothermal HVAC by...


How Many People Are There In My Head? And In Hers?: An Exploration of Single Cell Consciousness

by Jonathan C.W. Edwards

Makes the proposal that the only possible solution to the 'mind-brain' problem is that each nerve cell is conscious separately and that we have no other 'global' consciousness. This book explores the idea in...


Managing Adaptation to Climate Risk: Beyond Fragmented Responses

by Geoff O'Brien & Phil O'Keefe

Climate change is the single largest threat to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and sustainable development. Addressing climate risk is a challenge for all. This book calls for greater...


Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers

by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie

New third edition of the bestselling manual from the German Solar Energy Society (DGS), showing you the essential steps to plan and install a solar photovoltaic system.

With a global focus, it has been updated...


Construction Materials Reference Book

by David Doran & Bob Cather

This book is the definitive reference source for professionals involved in the conception, design and specification stages of a construction project. The theory and practical aspects of each material is covered,...


Questioning Architectural Judgment: The Problem of Codes in the United States

by Steven A. Moore & Barbara B. Wilson

The book shines light on the problem of judgment, particularly in the realm of architectural "technics" and the codes that regulate it. The struggle to define "sustainability," and thus judge architecture through...


Motivating Change: Sustainable Design and Behaviour in the Built Environment

by Robert Crocker & Steffen Lehmann

Today's most pressing challenges require behaviour change at many levels, from the city to the individual. This book focuses on the collective influences that can be seen to shape change.

Exploring the underlying...


Sustainable Stockholm: Exploring Urban Sustainability in Europe's Greenest City

by Jonathan Metzger & Amy Rader Olsson

Sustainable Stockholm provides a historical overview of Stockholm's environmental development, and also discusses a number of cross-disciplinary themes presenting the urban sustainability work behind Stockholm's...


The Plan for Milton Keynes

by Mark Clapson

The UK's largest new town, Milton Keynes, is the product of a Transatlantic planning culture and a plan for a relatively low-density motorised city generously endowed with roads, parklands, and the infrastructure...


When We Build Again

by Bournville Village Trust

Like many UK cities Birmingham was heavily bombed during the Second World War and as with so many bombed British cities, and many un-bombed ones that jumped on to the re-planning bandwagon, there was a clear...


The Anatomy of the Village

by Thomas Sharp

Thomas Sharp was a key figure in mid-C20 British planning whose renown stems from two periods in his career. First, he came to attention as a polemical writer in the 1930s on planning issues, including as a...


Lusaka: The New Capital of Northern Rhodesia

by Meller Helen & Home Robert

This short account of the planning of Lusaka as the new capital of Northern Rhodesia, written for its official opening in 1935 as part of jubilee celebrations for King George V, was printed in a limited edition...


The Spaces of the Hospital: Spatiality and Urban Change in London 1680-1820

by Dana Arnold

The Spaces of the Hospital examines how hospitals operated as a complex category of social, urban and architectural space in London from 1680 to 1820. This period witnessed the transformation of the city into...


People and Planning: Report of the Committee on Public Participation in Planning (The Skeffington Committee Report)

by The Skeffington Committee

The Skeffington Committee was appointed in 1968 to look at ways of involving the wider public in the formative stages of local development plans. It was the first concerted effort to encourage a systematic approach...


A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986 to 2012

by Jason Healey

A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986-2012 is the first book of its kind- a comprehensive, accessible history of cyber conflict. A Fierce Domain reaches back to look at the major "wake-up calls," the...


Fragments of Infinity: A Kaleidoscope of Math and Art

by Ivars Peterson

A visual journey to the intersection of math and imagination, guided by an award-winning author

Mathematics is right brain work, art left brain, right? Not so. This intriguing book shows how intertwined the disciplines...