Build Your Own Solar Water Heater
Engineering , English Literature / September 24, 2018

Autthor : Stu Campbell Language : English Ebook Format : PDF Description : A handbook on solar technology for the heating of domestic water supplies describes systems that can be built, analyzes costs, and details procedures for constructing, mounting, and maximizing the efficiency of collectors.   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Encyclopedia of Architecture
Engineering , English Literature / August 13, 2018

Format Ebook : CHM Author : Donald Langmead Publish : 2001 Preview : This book is a good compilation of buildings and civil engineering projects throughout history. But, unless this book is the first thing you consult, you likely won’t learn very much. If it’s an explanation of the architectural design or engineering technology behind these buildings and projects, you will have to go elsewhere. The book concentrates more on the history rather than the design and construction methods used. Illustrations are black and white photos, and aren’t very numerous so they’re not much help either. An architect once described the built environment as “the manifestation of the human spirit in stone, wood, and steel.” In this new volume, readers can explore the most innovative and magnificent architectural expressions of the human spirit, from pre-history to the present, from all parts of the world. Readers can visit the Acropolis and Chartres cathedral, along with less familiar places like the ruins of Great Zimbabwe, once the greatest city in sub-Saharan Africa, and China’s 71 meter high, 1,200 year old Grand Buddha, carved from stone. They’ll learn the secrets behind audacious engineering feats like the Panama Canal, the U.S. interstate highway system,…

Dictionary of Engineering (Second Edition)
Engineering , English Literature / August 6, 2018

  Author : McGraw Hill Publish 2003 Format Ebook : PDF Description : Derived from the world-renowned McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, [roman] this vital reference offers a wealth of essential information in a portable, convenient, quick-find format. Whether you’re a professional, a student, a writer, or a general reader with an interest in science, there is no better or more authoritative way to stay up-to-speed with the current language of the various branches of engineering or gain an understanding of their key ideas and concepts. Written in clear, simple language understandable to the general reader, yet in-depth enough for scientists, educators, and advanced students, The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Engineering, Second Edition: Has been extensively revised, with 17,500 entries encompassing the language of engineering Includes synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations Provides pronunciations for all terms Covers such topics as building construction, chemical engineering, civil engineering, control systems, design engineering, engineering acoustics, industrial engineering, information technology and computing, mechanical engineering, systems engineering, telecommunications, and thermodynamics Includes an appendix containing tables of useful data and information Is based on the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms – for more than a quarter-of-a-century THE standard international reference Carefully reviewed…