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Engineering Materials Science

by Milton Ohring

Milton Ohring's Engineering Materials Science integrates the scientific nature and modern applications of all classes of engineering materials. This comprehensive, introductory textbook will provide undergraduate...


Small Scale Processes in Geophysical Fluid Flows

by Lakshmi H. Kantha & Carol Anne Clayson

While ocean waves are the most visible example of oceanic mixing processes, this macroscale mixing process represents but one end of the spectrum of mixing processes operating in the ocean. At the scale of a...


WELL TEST ANALYSISTHE USE OF ADVANCED INTERPRETATION MODELSHANDBOOK OF PETROLEUM EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION VOL 3 (HPEP)

by Dominique Bourdet

This book on well test analysis, and the use of advanced interpretation models is volume 3 in the series Handbook of Petroleum Exploration and Production.

The chapters in the book are: Principles of Transient...


An Introduction to Dynamics of Colloids

by J.K.G. Dhont

One of the few textbooks in the field, this volume deals with several aspects of the dynamics of colloids. A self-contained treatise, it fills the gap between research literature and existing books for graduate...


The Problem of Increasing Human Energy, With Special References to the Harnessing of the Sun's Energy

by Nikola Tesla

Part philosophical ponderings on humanity's relationship to the universe, part scientific extrapolation on what technological advancement might bring to that understanding, this long essay, first published in...


The Changing Climate (Routledge Revivals): Selected Papers

by H. H. Lamb

First published in 1966 these collected papers, written by the distinguished and visionary climatologist Hubert H. Lamb, describe how climates come about and give a history of climatic changes from the last...


The Whole Building Handbook: "How to Design Healthy, Efficient and Sustainable Buildings"

by Maria Block & Varis Bokalders

The Whole Building Handbook is a compendium of all the issues and strategies that architects need to understand to design and construct sustainable buildings for a sustainable society. The authors move beyond...


Devices

by cj Lim

Embedding memories into landscape. Measuring moisture, pressure and wind speed within a bedroom. Drawing power with a potato. These are but a few of the preoccupations described within this book.

'Devices' is...


Inclusive Urban Design: Streets for Life

by Elizabeth Burton & Lynne Mitchell

This is the first book to address the design needs of older people in the outdoor environment. It provides information on design principles essential to built environment professionals who want to provide for...


Using the Building Regulations: Part M Access

by Melanie Smith

This informative book takes the practitioner through the requirements for Part M of the Building Regulations, explaining and expanding the guidance given in the Approved Document, and comparing the advice in...


From Rural Village to Global Village: Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age

by Heather E. Hudson

From Rural Village to Global Village: Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age examines the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on both the macro level--societal, socio-economic,...


Healthy Urban Planning

by Hugh Barton & Catherine Tsourou

This book aims to refocus urban planners on the implications of their work for human health and well-being. Provides practical advice on ways to integrate health and urban planning.


Landscapes at Risk?: The Future for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales

by Edward Holdaway & Gerald Smart

Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) together with National Parks are the highest quality landscapes in England and Wales, and have been designated to conserve that quality. AONBs have always been regarded...


Introducing Groundwater

by Michael (Senior Lecturer in Hydro Price

Presented in a style intended for the non-specialist reader, with technical terms and mathematical formulae kept to a minimum, the second edition of this introduction to groundwater covers a range of topics...


Diversion of Land: Conservation in a Period of Farming Contraction

by C. Paul Burnham, Angela Edwards & Ruth Gasson

European agriculture is on the brink of a financial and ecological crisis. The authors assess the challenge facing policy makers and those involved in the industry, arguing for the preparation of an environmental...


Water Resources and Conflict in the Middle East

by Nurit Kliot

The Middle East is a region of international concern and political unrest. This book forms a complete reference to both the hydrological as well as the social, economic, political and legal issues in the region...


Images of the Street: Planning, Identity and Control in Public Space

by Nicholas Fyfe

Images of the Street captures the vitality, excitements and tensions of the street. Using examples from the U.K, India, Australia and North America the contributors draw on research in cultural geography, sociolgy,...


Community Architecture: How People Are Creating Their Own Environment: How People Are Creating Their Own Environment

by Nick Wates & Charles Knevitt

First published in 1987, this title was one of the first to explore the emerging popular movement of Community Architecture, championed by Prince Charles, which gained momentum throughout Britain in the 1970s...


Experimenting for Sustainable Transport: The Approach of Strategic Niche Management

by Remco Hoogma, Rene Kemp & Johan Schot

Technological change is a central feature of modern societies and a powerful source for social change. There is an urgent task to direct these new technologies towards sustainability, but society lacks perspectives,...


Building Services Procurement

by Christopher Marsh

Procurers and contractors increasingly need practical guidance for the strategic procurement of building services. Clients seeking to improve the delivery performance of the construction industry are increasingly...