An experienced civil engineer presents the physics and fundamentals underlying the many fields of engineering. Far from a dry, nuts-and-bolts exposition, 101 Things I Learned in Engineering School uses real-world examples to show how the engineer's way of thinking can illuminate questions from the simple to the profound- Why shouldn't soldiers march across a bridge? Why do buildings want to float and cars want to fly? What is the difference between thinking systemically and thinking systematical
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An introduction to engineering surveying is written for civil engineering and geomatics or land surveying tertiary students who are studying towards a Bachelors degree or a National diploma. It covers a wide range of spatial measurement methods that support civil engineering planning.
Construction methods for civil engineering second edition is written for tertiary students who are studying towards a National Diploma or bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Civil engineering concepts are related to situations encountered in the field to enhance understanding of these concepts.
With the on-set of new legislation regulating sustainable building practice called SANS 204, Buildaid Publishing embarked on providing a concise and informative guide to assist the industry in getting to grips with what it means to embrace energy saving building practice.
The defining aim of this new fifth edition is to re-establish the correct understanding of the term biotechnology. John Smith also re-examines the ethics and morality of aspects of biotechnology and puts new emphasis on stem cells and regenerative medicine and micro RNA.
Advanced Dynamics is a broad and detailed description of the analytical tools of dynamics. The strengths and weaknesses of various approaches are discussed, and particular emphasis is placed on learning through problem solving. Many worked examples and homework problems are provided.
Containing over 6,000 terms covering nutrition, dietary requirements, chemistry, preparation and cooking, hygiene, health and safety, commercial food production, labelling, packaging and public health, this dictionary provides clear, informative and up-to-date terms relating to all aspects of food science and nutrition.
The energy crises of the 1970s, persisting moisture problems, complaints about sick buildings, thermal, visual and olfactory discomfort, and the move towards more sustainability in building construction have pushed Building Physics to the forefront of building innovation.