Big Barrels takes aim at the perception that in Africa oil and gas can do no good. For decades, resource wealth in Sub-Saharan Africa has been synonymous with corruption and dysfunction. The reality is far more complex and generally more encouraging.
Get up to speed and get to work quickly with the official InfraWorks handbook Autodesk InfraWorks and InfraWorks 360 Essentials, 2nd Edition is your comprehensive, hands-on guide to this popular civil engineering software.
This new edition of the bestselling Arduino: A Quick-Start Guide, readers with no electronics experience can create their first gadgets quickly. This book is up-to-date for the new Arduino Zero board, with step-by-step instructions for building a universal remote, a motion-sensing game controller, and many other fun, useful projects
This new dictionary provides a quick and authoritative point of reference for chemical engineering, covering areas such as materials, energy balances, reactions, and separations. It also includes relevant terms from the areas of chemistry, physics, mathematics, and biology.
The digital revolution has brought with it a wider range of options for creating and producing print on paper products than ever seen before. With the growing demand for skills and knowledge with which to exploit the potential of digital technology, comes the need for a comprehensive book that not only makes it possible for production staff, editors, and designers to understand how the technology affects the industry they work in, but also provides them with the skills and competencies they need
Making decisions about how and when to apply sound processing effects and recording techniques can make or break your song mix. The decisions you make come down to your listening skills - what you hear and how you perceive it. This title develops your critical and expert listening skills, enabling you to listen to audio.
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.
Laying to rest the common myths and misconceptions that surround ergonomics, this book gives an overview of cognitive as well as physical ergonomics. Design oriented, systems oriented, and results oriented, it provides the tools needed to solve systems problems and develop adequate design solutions.
Designed to assist construction students as part of their technical education, this text aims to provide an understanding of the materials used in buildings, and the results of applying technology. It covers the basic aspects of building construction together with how to apply them on site.
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.