Science and Technics

Best Selling

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our Selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Science and Technics

 

In category

Science (13663)

Technology & engineering (9867)

 

Language

English (21979)

French (2410)

German (779)

Spanish (668)

Italian (1244)

 

Protection

All (21979)

DRM Free (1059)

DRM (20913)

More options

Smart Energy Management for Households

by Sonja Van Dam, Tu Delft, Architecture and The Built Environment

Smart Energy Management for Households infers design-related insights and guidelines to improve the use and effectiveness of home energy management systems (HEMS) through an empirical evaluation of the longitudinal...


Negotiation and Design for the Self-Organizing City

by Ekim Tan, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

This book is dedicated to building an open negotiation and design method for cities as self-organizing systems that bridges the gap between collaborative planning and collaborative design methods. Gaming as...


Duurzame Ontwikkeling door Collectief Bewonersinitiatief.

by Fred Sanders, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

Collectief bewonersinitiatief gericht op duurzame energie-optimalisatie is in Nederland in opkomst. Ook de installatietechniek speelt daar met een nieuw type installaties voor meerdere huishoudens op in. De...


AM Envelope

by Holger Strauss & Holger Strauss, Tu Delft, Architecture

This book shows the potential of Additive Manufacturing (AM) for the development of building envelopes: AM will change the way of designing facades, how we engineer and produce them. To achieve today’s demands...


Housing, Urban Renewal and Socio-Spatial Integration

by Xiaoxi Hui, Tu Delft, Architecture & Xiaoxi Hui

This issue of A+BE addresses two critical urban issues China faces today: housing and urban renewal. In the recent two decades, the Chinese urban housing stock underwent a significant, if not extreme, transformation....


Spatial planning and urban resilience in the context of flood risk.

by Pei-Wen Lu, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

Spatial planning is increasingly being considered as an important mechanism in coping with flood risk due to climate change. One of the reasons for this is that engineering approaches are increasingly expensive...


Dwelling on Courtyards

by Mohammad Taleghani, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

Courtyards have been used for thousands of years in different climates in the world. In hot climates they provide shading, in humid climates they cause a stack effect helping ventilation, in cold climates they...


The Origin Of Species

by Charles Darwin

The Origin of Species is the magnum opus of natural scientist Charles Darwin. In the book Darwin presents the theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through the process of natural selection....


Facade Refurbishment Toolbox.

by Thaleia Konstantinou, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

The starting point of the research is the need to refurbish existing residential building stock, in order to reduce its energy demand, which accounts for over one fourth of the energy consumption in the European...


The Montauk Project: Experiments in Time

by Preston B. Nichols & Peter Moon

The Montauk Project chronicles the most amazing and secretive research project in recorded history. Starting with the "Philadelphia Experiment"; of 1943, invisibility experiments were conducted aboard the USS...


Sapiens

by Yuval Noah Harari

New York Times Bestseller

A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg

From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a...


Commercial Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution

by Peter Fenn

Commerce is inherently complex and the sums of money involved can be astronomical, so it is no surprise that conflicts and disputes are all too common. There are numerous techniques designed to resolve these...


Electrician's Calculations Manual 2nd Edition

by Nick Fowler

THE ULTIMATE ON-THE-JOB COMPANION--FULLY UPDATED

Thoroughly revised to reflect the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) and the latest industry advances, Electrician's Calculations Manual, Second Edition gives...


Mechanisms and Mechanical Devices Sourcebook, 5e

by Neil Sclater

THOUSANDS OF DRAWINGS AND DESCRIPTIONS COVER INNOVATIONS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Fully revised throughout, this abundantly illustrated reference describes proven mechanisms and mechanical devices. Each illustration...


The Private Lives of Birds: A Scientist Reveals the Intricacies of Avian Social Life

by Bridget Stutchbury

A renowned biologist explores the evolutionary and environmental reasons behind why birds do what they do.


Burt Rutan's Race to Space: The Magician of Mojave and His Flying Innovations

by Dan Linehan

Years ago, Burt Rutan told a reporter for Popular Mechanics, “If we make a courageous decision like the goal and program we kicked off for Apollo in 1961, we will see our children or grandchildren in outposts...


Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin

“Women” and “architecture” were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, “it is hardly safe to assert” that a connection even exists between the two words....


Digital Universities V.1 (2014) - n. 1

by Katharine A. Bentham, Alessandra Briganti, Sonia Forconi & Paolo Francescone et al.

EDITORIAL Culture and cultures: the world’s thousands of versions compared to global modernization PEDAGOGY Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): education to change society? SCIENCE Massive Open Online Courses...


Timber Rattlesnakes in Vermont & New York: Biology, History, and the Fate of an Endangered Species

by Jon Furman

The fascinating, definitive chronicle of the timber rattlesnake and its fate in the northeast


Mathematics, Magic and Mystery

by Martin Gardner

Why do card tricks work? How can magicians do astonishing feats of mathematics mentally? Why do stage "mind-reading" tricks work? As a rule, we simply accept these tricks and "magic" without recognizing that...