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  • Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Clare Olsen, Sinead Mac Namara

    Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering focuses on team-building and problem-solving between architects and engineers to prepare you for working together in practice. It provides an overview and foundation for interdisciplinary collaboration so that you can create innovative proposals for…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26

  • Design for Innovative Technology

    From Disruption to Acceptance, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Henchoz, Yves Mirande

    Despite their often remarkable performance, new and ‘disruptive’ technologies often meet with resistance from the general public. Design – sometimes assumed to play a purely aesthetic role – is central in making revolutionary technology acceptable to society. Mastering design allows technological…

    Hardback – 2014-04-04
    EPFL Press

  • Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2014

    Proceedings of the international conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2014, Southampton, UK, 7-10 April 2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Sharples, Steven Shorrock

    The broad and developing scope of human factors and ergonomics - the application of scientific knowledge to improve people’s interaction with products, systems and environments - has been illustrated for 28 years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. This book presents the…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04
    Taylor & Francis
    Contemporary Ergonomics

  • Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Klaus Töpfer

    Which new institutions do we need in order to trigger local- and global sustainable urban development? Are cities the right starting points for implementing sustainability policies? If so, what are the implications for city management? This book reflects the situation of cities in the context of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Design Energy Simulation for Architects

    Guide to 3D Graphics, 1st Edition

    By Kjell Anderson

    Leading architectural firms are now using in-house design simulation to help make more sustainable design decisions. Taking advantage of these new tools requires understanding of what can be done with simulation, how to do it, and how to interpret the results. This software-agnostic book, which is…

    Paperback – 2014-02-26

  • Construction Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Chinowsky

    The evolution of the construction industry is closely linked with the introduction and evolution of information technologies. Today, collaboration, distributed document management, and instant communications are joining classic scheduling and estimating applications as the standard tools employed…

    Hardback – 2014-01-30
    Critical Concepts in Construction

  • Revealing Architectural Design

    Methods, Frameworks and Tools, 1st Edition

    By Philip Plowright

    Revealing Architectural Design examines the architectural design process from the point of view of knowledge domains, domain syntax, coherence, framing, thinking styles, decision-making and testing. Using straightforward language, the book connects general design thinking to underlying frameworks…

    Paperback – 2014-01-13

  • Mechanism Design

    Visual and Programmable Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Russell, Qiong Shen, Raj S. Sodhi

    In the field of mechanism design, kinematic synthesis is a creative means to produce mechanism solutions. Combined with the emergence of powerful personal computers, mathematical analysis software and the development of quantitative methods for kinematic synthesis, there is an endless variety of…

    Hardback – 2013-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Materials and Process Selection for Engineering Design

    3rd Edition

    By Mahmoud M. Farag

    Introducing a new engineering product or changing an existing model involves making designs, reaching economic decisions, selecting materials, choosing manufacturing processes, and assessing its environmental impact. These activities are interdependent and should not be performed in isolation from…

    Paperback – 2013-11-19
    CRC Press

  • Design Engineer's Case Studies and Examples

    1st Edition

    By Keith L. Richards

    The Engineering Council (UK) have reported an encouraging increase in the applications for Engineering Technician (Eng. Tech) registration, both from applicants following a work-based learning program and individuals without formal qualifications but who have verifiable competence through…

    Paperback – 2013-11-15
    CRC Press

  • Fundamentals of Machine Elements

    3rd Edition

    By Steven R. Schmid, Bernard J. Hamrock, Bo. O. Jacobson

    Fundamentals of Machine Elements, Third Edition offers an in-depth understanding of both the theory and application of machine elements. Design synthesis is carefully balanced with design analysis, an approach developed through the use of case studies, worked examples, and chapter problems that…

    Hardback – 2013-11-04
    CRC Press

  • Pump Characteristics and Applications

    3rd Edition

    By Michael Volk

    Providing a wealth of information on pumps and pump systems, Pump Characteristics and Applications, Third Edition details how pump equipment is selected, sized, operated, maintained, and repaired. The book identifies the key components of pumps and pump accessories, introduces the basics of pump…

    Hardback – 2013-10-21
    CRC Press
    Mechanical Engineering

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