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God Does Not Play Dice: The Fulfillment of Einstein's Quest for Law and Order in Nature

by David Shiang

In this revolutionary and provocative work, David A. Shiang claims to offer final answers to many of humankind's most enduring mysteries. He argues that Einstein was right in rejecting the randomness of quantum...


On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related Systems

by Kurt Gödel

First English translation of revolutionary paper (1931) that established that even in elementary parts of arithmetic, there are propositions which cannot be proved or disproved within the system. Introduction...


Robot Programmer's Bonanza

by John Blankenship & Samuel Mishal

The first hands-on programming guide for today's robot hobbyist

Get ready to reach into your programming toolbox and control a robot like never before! Robot Programmer's Bonanza is the one-stop guide for everyone...


Summary of Steven Weinberg's "The First Three Minutes of the Universe"

by Ultano Kindelan Everett

The First Three Minutes of the Universe , by Stephen Weinberg, is a 163 page book summarized in 18. In this book , Noble laurate Weinberg describes how man, having determined the fine structure of matter and...


Housing, Urban Renewal and Socio-Spatial Integration

by 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....


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...


Urban Landscape Strategies

by Giuseppe Marinoni

The projects illustrated here exemplify the way contemporary urban planning is moving in practice, and how it is precisely in the effective transformation of cities and landscapes that it is finding the theoretical...


Strategic investment of embodied energy during the architectural planning process

by Linda Hildebrand, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

This year's fifth issue of A+BE outlines the relevance of the building substance as factor for the overall sustainable performance of the built environment. It wants to sensibilize the designer for the ecological...


Between Flexibility and Reliability

by Chiu-Yuan Wang, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

The aim of this thesis is to provide an outline to address questions with regard to the transformation of planning in China that has occurred after the 1980s. The research is using “planning evolution”...


Transformations of Urbanising Delta Landscape

by Chen Kun Chung, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

This book argues that the floods following extreme precipitation result not only from very heavy rainfall but also from the significant impact of human activities on natural water systems. While most literature...


Final Floodaware Report of the European Climate and Environment Programme

by Nicolas Gendreau

Within the framework of a European approach with standards recognised by the establishment of risk and vulnerability maps and consideration of ecological and social aspects, this report presents 14 European...


Public perception and attitudes of forest owners towards forests in Europe

by Daniel Terrasson

Within the framework of the COST working group (E3-WG1, 1994-1998), this document presents 15 research papers on the following topics: the European public challenge concerning forest landscapes, environmental...


FLA Learning Centre

by Giuseppe Marinoni

Built after Giuseppe Marinoni’s design had won an international competition, the Learning Centre FLA (Lombardy Foundation for the Environment) at Seveso looks on the outside like a primary volume, divided...


Qualité du matériel forestier de reproduction et application des directives communautaires

by Daniel Terrasson

What is the situation concerning the application of Community directives related to the genetic quality of forest trees? Researchers and administrators take a look at the impact of the evolution of knowledge...


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...


The Origin of the Universe - Case Closed

by Robert Amneus

"The Origin of the Universe" brings the elegance of creation to the grasp of the reader using simple language, over 78 illustrations and many examples.

No math skills are required. Easy to follow mathematical...


Electricity in your French house

by Thomas Malcolm

If you own a house in France or if you are thinking of buying one, an understanding of the French domestic electrical rules and regulations is invaluable.

Whether you wish to reassure yourself that the electrical...


The God Theory: Universes, Zero-Point Fields, and What's Behind It All

by Bernard Haisch

On the one hand, we have traditional science, based on the premises of materialism, reductionism, and randomness, with a belief that reality consists solely of matter and energy, that everything can be measured...


Calculus Know-It-ALL: Beginner to Advanced, and Everything in Between

by Stan Gibilisco

Master calculus from the comfort of home!

Want to "know it ALL" when it comes to calculus? This book gives you the expert, one-on-one instruction you need, whether you're new to calculus or you're looking to...


Automobile Mechanical and Electrical Systems

by Tom Denton

This textbook will help you learn all the skills you need to pass Level 3 and 4 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair courses from City and Guilds, IMI and BTEC, and is also ideal for higher level ASE, AUR and other...