182 books (10 pages) in this category
by David Downs
If necessity is the mother of invention then Kiwi ingenuity is its father. No. 8 Re-wired is a comprehensive, colourful treasury of New Zealand inventions - jam-packed with the stories behind 202 home-grown creations and the crafty people who ...
by KLAUS DEIMLING
Hailed as ""eminently suitable as a text for a graduate course"" by the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, this volume offers a survey of the main ideas, concepts, and methods that constitute nonlinear functional analysis. It offers ...
by MARK E. DAVIS
This text introduces computational tools for solving differential equation models that arise in chemical engineering: diffusion-reactions, mass-heat transfer, and fluid flow. Geared toward advanced undergraduates or graduate students of chemical
100 objects that define modern Australia
by Stephen Thompson
This new publication from the NSW Migration Heritage Centre traces the history of migration to this continent through a selection of 100 significant objects spanning a 60,000 year time frame. Researched and written by MHC curator Stephen ...
by MICHAEL ATHANS
Geared toward advanced undergraduate and graduate engineering students, this text introduces the theory and applications of optimal control. It serves as a bridge to the technical literature, enabling students to evaluate the implications of ...
by BRIAN D. O. ANDERSON
This augmented edition of a respected text teaches the reader how to use linear quadratic Gaussian methods effectively for the design of control systems. It explores linear optimal control theory from an engineering viewpoint, with step-by-step ...
by DONALD E. KIRK
Optimal control theory is the science of maximizing the returns from and minimizing the costs of the operation of physical, social, and economic processes. Geared toward upper-level undergraduates, this text introduces three aspects of optimal ...
by ROBERT S. BRODKEY
by JACOB LUBLINER
The aim of Plasticity Theory is to provide a comprehensive introduction to the contemporary state of knowledge in basic plasticity theory and to its applications. It treats several areas not commonly found between the covers of a single book: ...
An Illustrated History from Ancient Craft to Modern Technology
by Tom Jackson
Here is the essential guide to engineering, an authoritative reference book and timeline about how technology has given shape to our civilization.Engineering predates humanity; Homo habilis was knapping hand axes ...
by John Avarese
Post Sound Design provides a practical introduction to the fascinating craft of editing and replacing dialog, creating Foley and sound effects, editing music, and balancing these elements to a final mix. Based on years of experience and teaching
by RAYMOND L BISPLINGHOFF
Principle of Aeroelasticity constitutes an attempt to bring order to a group of problems which have coalesced into a distinct and mature subdivision of flight-vehicle engineering. The authors have formulated a unifying philosophy of the field ...
by ANDREW J VITERBI
Written by two distinguished experts in the field of digital communications, this classic text remains a vital resource three decades after its initial publication. Its treatment is geared toward advanced students of communications theory and to
by RONALD B. STANDLER
Temporary failure and permanent damage of electronic systems are often caused by electrical overstresses such as lightning, electromagnetic pulses from nuclear weapons, and switching of reactive loads. Protecting industrial, military, and ...
Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks
by Victoria Redhed Miller
This is the first book in nearly 100 years to focus on heritage breeds and their role in a self-reliant lifestyle. It shows how and why heritage breed poultry are more sustainable both economically and environmentally, compared to
How a Revolution in Nanotechnology Will Change Civilization
by K. Eric Drexler
by J. B. ROBERTS
Coherent and self-contained, this volume explains the general method of statistical, or equivalent, linearization and its use in solving random vibration problems. Numerous examples, drawn from a wide variety of engineering problems, offer ...
by PETROS IOANNOU
This tutorial-style presentation of the fundamental techniques and algorithms in adaptive control is designed to meet the needs of a wide audience without sacrificing mathematical depth or rigor. The text explores the design, analysis, and ...
by ROBERT GODDARD
Rockets, in the primitive form of fireworks, have existed since the Chinese invented them around the thirteenth century. But it was the work of American Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945) and his development of liquid-fueled rockets that first