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Selected Papers on Noise and Stochastic Processes

by Nelson Wax

Six classic papers on stochastic process, selected to meet the needs of physicists, applied mathematicians, and engineers. Contents: 1.Chandrasekhar, S.: Stochastic Problems in Physics and Astronomy. 2. Uhlenbeck,...


Saving the St.Lawrence

by F. Pierre Gingras

The climate changes experts predict a drying of 20 to 30 % of the water available in the Great Lakes area in the next century, a forecast already in progress. Environment Canada predicts a 24% flow decreasing....


Landscape Urbanism and its Discontents: Dissimulating the Sustainable City

by Andrés Duany & Emily Talen

Landscape Urbanism vs. the New Urbanism—negotiating the relationship between cities and the natural world.


EAT UP: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture

by Lauren Mandel

From roof to table – urban food has reached new heights.


Earth Repair: A Grassroots Guide to Healing Toxic and Damaged Landscapes

by Leila Darwish

Resistance is fertile – bioremediation techniques to heal the earth.


Cold, Hungry and in the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply Myth

by Bill Powers & Art Berman

What the frack – exploding the myth of the natural gas “one hundred-year supply.”


A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

by Robert McCaughey

In this comprehensive social history of Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), Robert McCaughey combines archival research with oral testimony and contemporary interviews to...


Yacht design

by Massimo Paperini

“Yacht Design, Interior and Superstructures” confirms the interest of young architects, engineers and designers in boat design, a subject always in need of new ideas, new design solutions and a new approach....


The Boom

by Russell Gold

The “best all-around book yet on fracking” (San Francisco Chronicle) from a Pulitzer Prize finalist: “Gold's work is a tour de force of contemporary journalism” (Booklist).

First invented in 1947, hydraulic...


Theory of Thermal Stresses

by Bruno A. Boley & Jerome H. Weiner

Highly regarded text presents detailed discussion of fundamental aspects of theory, background, problems with detailed solutions. Basics of thermoelasticity, heat transfer theory, thermal stress analysis, more....


Bridging the Strait: The Story of The Confederation Bridge Project

by Copthorne Macdonald

Bridging the Strait describes the arduous trips taken by ice boats, ferries, steamers and ice breakers which have been the link to PEI.


Network Analysis and Synthesis: A Modern Systems Theory Approach

by Brian D. O. Anderson & Sumeth Vongpanitlerd

This comprehensive look at linear network analysis and synthesis explores state-space synthesis as well as analysis, employing modern systems theory to unite classical concepts of network theory. 1973 edition....


Fundamentals of the Theory of Plasticity

by L. M. Kachanov

Intended for use by advanced engineering students and professionals, this volume focuses on plastic deformation of metals at normal temperatures, as applied to strength of machines and structures. 1971 edition....


Mathematical Handbook for Scientists and Engineers: Definitions, Theorems, and Formulas for Reference and Review

by Granino A. Korn & Theresa M. Korn

Convenient access to information from every area of mathematics: Fourier transforms, Z transforms, linear and nonlinear programming, calculus of variations, random-process theory, special functions, combinatorial...


The Building of the Panama Canal in Historic Photographs

by Ulrich Keller

This tale of an unprecedented technological advance unfolds in a compelling narrative of risks, hardships, disasters, and triumph. More than 160 historic photographs depict exotic settings, workers' housing,...


Digital Filters

by Richard W. Hamming

Introductory text examines role of digital filtering in many applications, particularly computers. Focus on linear signal processing; some consideration of roundoff effects, Kalman filters. Only calculus, some...


A Picture History of the Brooklyn Bridge

by Mary J. Shapiro

Profusely illustrated account of the greatest engineering achievement of the 19th century. Rare contemporary photos and engravings and accompanying detailed captions recall construction, human drama, politics,...


Theory of Viscoelasticity: Second Edition

by R. M. Christensen

Integration of theoretical developments offers complete description of linear theory of viscoelastic behavior of materials, with theoretical formulations derived from continuum mechanics viewpoint and discussions...


Non-Linear Elastic Deformations

by R. W. Ogden

Classic in the field covers application of theory of finite elasticity to solution of boundary-value problems, analysis of mechanical properties of solid materials capable of large elastic deformations. Problems....


Finite Elements of Nonlinear Continua

by J. T. Oden

This text treats both theory and applications from a general and unifying point of view, with particular focus on nonlinear problems in finite elasticity, viscoelasticity, heat conduction, and thermoviscoelasticity....