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History, Performance and Conservation

by Barry Bridgwood & Lindsay Lennie

Ideal for students of architectural technology, this volume of the Technologies of Architecture series covers the technologies available and the processes necessary for the conservation of existing buildings...


Development Control

by Keith Thomas

Development Control" is a comprehensive introductory text for students of planning and related subjects. Drawing widely on the literature - the approach and treatment are very much geared to the needs of students...


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

by Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Sonnenene Dgs

Solar thermal systems available today offer efficiency and reliability. They can be applied in different conditions to meet space- and water-heating requirements in the residential, commercial and industrial...


Cinema & Geopolitics

by Marcus Power

With a detailed range of approaches, this new collection investigates how cinematic narratives can and have been used to portray different political 'threats' and 'dangers'.

Including a range of chapters with...


Clusters in Urban & Regional D

by ANDREW CUMBERS & Danny McKinnon

Going beyond the celebrated 'hot-spots' of economic development, this book draws upon evidence from a broader range of cities and regions to help fill some important gaps in our knowledge of how clusters operate...


Cities of Pleasure: Sex and the Urban Socialscape

by Alan Collins

This book contains a collection of cutting-edge chapters that explore various connections between urban living, sexuality and sexual desire around the world. The key themes featured address a number of topical...


Gated Communities: International Perspectives

by Rowland Atkinson & Sarah Blandy

This informative volume gathers contemporary accounts of the growth, influences on, and impacts of so-called gated communities, developments with walls, gates, guards and other forms of surveillance.

While gated...


Global Childhoods - Aitken: Globalization, Development and Young People

by Stuart Aitken

This astute book initiates a broad discussion from a variety of different disciplines about how we place children nationally, globally and within development discourses. Unlike other books of its kind, it does...


Water Management in Megacities

by Cecilia Tortajada, Olli Varis & Asit K. Biswas

Efficient and equitable water, wastewater and stormwater management for the megacities is becoming an increasingly complex task. The special issue will focus on water management in its totality for megacities,...


Mapping Worlds - Kitchin: International Perspectives on Social and Cultural Geographies

by Rob Kitchin

Social and cultural geography is practised by geographers from around the world. However, for various reasons including language and publishing traditions, knowledge of the research being undertaken can often...


Governance for Sustainable Developm: Coping with Ambivalence, Uncertainty and Distributed Power

by Jens Newig, Jan-Peter Voß & Jochen Monstadt

Sustainable development stirs up debate about the capacities of political steering and governance. The complexity of the task expounds limits of steering in three dimensions: goals, knowledge, and power: Sustainability...


The Youth Pill: Scientists at the Brink of an Anti-Aging Revolution

by David Stipp

Living longer is closer than we think.

 

Even before the first person set off to find the Fountain of Youth, we were searching for a way to live longer. But promises of life extension have long reeked of snake...


Wildlife of the Concho Valley

by Terry C. Maxwell

The Concho Valley, named from the abundant mussel shells found in its principal river by seventeenth-century Spanish explorers, occupies a transitional position between the Chihuahuan Desert to the west and...


The Bulb Hunter

by Chris Wiesinger & William C. Welch

Dubbed the Bulb Hunter in a 2006 New York Times feature story, Chris Wiesinger took his passion for bulbs to vacant lots, abandoned houses, cemeteries, and construction sites throughout the South in search of...


The Everything Guide to Pre-Algebra: A Helpful Practice Guide Through the Pre-Algebra Basics - In Plain English!

by Jane Cassie

Master the building blocks of mathematics!

Not everyone is born a math whiz. Sometimes, all you need is a little extra help and practice to improve your comprehension. If you're a student encountering complex...


Feynman's Tips on Physics: Reflections, Advice, Insights, Practice

by Michael A. Gottlieb, Richard P. Feynman & Ralph Leighton

Feynman’s Tips on Physics is a delightful collection of Richard P. Feynman’s insights and an essential companion to his legendary Feynman Lectures on Physics.

With characteristic flair, insight, and humor,...


Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition

by Thomas Eismin

Complete coverage of modern electrical and electronics systems for aircraft

Fully updated for the latest technological advances, this comprehensive text describes design concepts, FAA certification requirements,...


GPS Declassified

by Richard D. Easton

GPS Declassified examines the development of GPS from its secret, Cold War military roots to its emergence as a worldwide consumer industry. Drawing on previously unexplored documents, the authors examine how...


Collisionless Plasmas in Astrophysics

by G?rard Belmont, Roland Grappin & Fabrice Mottez

Collisionless Plasmas in Astrophysics examines the unique properties of media without collisions in plasma physics. Experts in this field, the authors present the first book to concentrate on collisionless conditions...


Concrete Structures for Wind Turbines

by Jürgen Grünberg, Joachim Göhlmann & Konrad Bergmeister

The wind energy industry in Germany has an excellent global standing when it comes to the development and construction of wind turbines. Germany currently represents the world's largest market for wind energy....