Epicyclic trains, oblique rollers, trip hammers, and lazy-tongs are among the ingenious mechanisms defined and illustrated in this intriguing collection. Spanning the first century of the Industrial Revolution, this 1868 compilation features simplified, concise illustrations of the mechanisms used i..
This tool needs no maintenance Fully revised and updated, this convenient guide covers the latest industrial equipment as well as all the tools and machines prevalent in older plants, even those from the early 1970s and before. Your complete reference tool * Discusses machinery installation, weldi..
If you like tinkering with widgets, wing nuts, gadgets, and gauges, you've picked up the right book. In Build It, you'll invent a trash grabber, a newspaper fort, a coin sorter, and other amazing contraptions. When it comes to inventing, your imagination has no limits NUME CARTE: Build It: Invent Ne..
In this book you'll create your own fabric inventions as you learn to make wearables, playthings, and decorative items using textile arts--both old and new. Easy projects using will get you started knitting, adding color to your wardrobe with silkscreen and batik, and transforming old clothing into ..
Fluid dynamics, the behavior of liquids and gases, is a field of broad impact -- in physics, engineering, oceanography, and meteorology for example -- yet full understanding demands fluency in higher mathematics, the only language fluid dynamics speaks. Dr. Richard Meyer's work is indeed introductor..
This is your learn-by-doing guide into ArcGIS, the powerful mapping and analysis system created by the geospatial pioneers at Esri. It's not just something you read, but something you do. The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying The Science of Where and its companion website provide access to h..
Analytical mechanics is, of course, a topic of perennial interest and usefulness in physics and engineering, a discipline that boasts not only many practical applications, but much inherent mathematical beauty. Unlike many standard textbooks on advanced mechanics, however, this present text eschews ..
This 3rd edition of Understanding GIS is the only book teaching how to conceive, develop, finish, and present a GIS project, and all exercises have been updated to use Esri's ArcGIS Pro software with revamped data. The first single-project GIS textbook on the market, Understanding GIS: An ArcGIS(R)..
This excellent text develops and utilizes mathematical concepts to illuminate physical theories. Directed primarily to engineers, physicists, and applied mathematicians at advanced undergraduate and graduate levels, it applies the mathematics of Cartesian and general tensors to physical field theori..