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Technology & Engineering 2017

Eurospan's latest catalogue of technology and engineering titles

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2017 CAtAlOgUE
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

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C O N T E N TS

1 HIGHLIGHTS
6 AUTOMOTIVE & AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
11 BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING & BIOTECHNOLOGY
12 CIVIL ENGINEERING
16 COMPUTING & TELECOMMUNICATIONS
24 ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
27 ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
30 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
31 INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY & MANUFACTURING

TECHNOLOGIES
35 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING & MATERIALS SCIENCE
39 WATER & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
43 GENERAL

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Highlights 1

H IG H LIG H TS

FUNDAMENTALS OF OIL & GAS LNG
ACCOUNTING Fuel for a Changing World - A Nontechnical
Sixth Edition Guide, Second Edition

Charlotte Wright Michael D. Tusiani
Nov 2016 750pp Oct 2016 620pp
9781593703639 Hardback £140.00 / €150.00 9781593703691 Hardback £93.50 / €105.00

Professor Charlotte Wright updates her indispensable In this updated and revised second edition, authors
accounting book for the oil and gas industry in this sixth Michael Tusiani and Gordon Shearer build upon the
edition. The past several years have seen significant knowledge contained in their comprehensive and
changes in the accounting and disclosure rules for valuable reference LNG: A Nontechnical Guide.
the industry. While the book has thorough updates The book uses everyday language and real-world
throughout, there are new industry issues specifically examples to help readers understand the complex LNG
addressed from the accounting perspective. industry. It also provides the reader with insights into
Some of the significant updates and new material changes in the markets, technology advances and the
include: commercial evolution of what remains as one of the most
• Discussion of the significance of shale and capital-intensive and formidable global industries.
Features include:
unconventional production as it relates to accounting • Explains the technologies utilized: liquefaction,
principles
• New definitions of reserves from the Securities and shipping and regasification, onshore and floating
Exchange Commission, and the impact on accounting • Covers existing and proposed worldwide LNG projects
processes • Examines the economics and commercial structure
• All citations and references align with the updated
authoritative literature from the Financial Accounting of the LNG industry, including synopses of gas supply
Standards Board agreements, LNG sales contracts, and financing
• A new chapter discussing specific issues previously • Discusses shipping conventions and regulations
unaddressed regarding property valuation in the This book is an important resource for energy industry
industry leaders, investment bankers, energy professionals, or
• New, and updated, end-of-chapter problems anyone wanting to expand their knowledge of the LNG
industry.
PennWell Books
PennWell Books

2 Highlights

AUTOMOTIVE SOFTWARE SPECIAL PRE-PUBLICATION PRICE
ENGINEERING
Second Edition STRESS-CORROSION CRACKING
Materials Performance and Evaluation,
Jörg Schäuffele & Thomas Zurawka Second Edition
Nov 2016 277pp
9780768079920 Hardback £105.00 / €115.00 Edited by Russell H. Jones
Dec 2016 500pp
Since the early ‘70s, the development of the automobile Pre-publication price
has been characterized by a steady increase in the 9781627081184 Hardback £220.00 / €240.00
deployment of onboard electronics systems and (Price after publication £245.00 / €265.00)
software. This trend continues unabated and is driven
by rising end-user demands and increasingly stringent This new second edition serves as a go-to reference on
environmental requirements. Today, almost every the complex subject of stress corrosion cracking (SCC),
function onboard the modern vehicle is electronically offering information to help metallurgists, materials
controlled or monitored. scientists, and designers determine whether SCC will
be an issue for their design or applications; and for the
The software-based implementation of vehicle functions failure analyst to help determine if SCC played a role in a
provides for unparalleled freedoms of concept and failure under investigation.
design. However, automobile development calls for
the accommodation of contrasting prerequisites – such Research conducted over the last 20 years warranted new
as higher demands on safety and reliability vs. lower coverage on crack tip chemistry analysis and modelling,
cost ceilings, longer product life cycles vs. shorter SCC of low strength steels in alcohol, SCC in new high
development times – along with a growing proliferation strength steels, new data in SCC of stainless steels and
of model variants. nickel-based alloys, SCC of copper alloys in potable water,
and hydrogen induced cracking of aluminium alloys.
Automotive Software Engineering has established its Additional case studies and a section on high strength
position at the centre of these seemingly conflicting low alloy steels were added. An appendix of relevant
opposites. This book provides background basics as well standards pertaining to SCC is also included.
as numerous suggestions, rare insights, and cases in
point concerning those processes, methods, and tools The book details the many conditions under which
that contribute to the surefooted mastery of the use of SCC can occur, the parameters which control SCC, and
electronic systems and software in the contemporary methodologies for mitigating and testing for SCC, plus
automobile. information on the mechanism of SCC with experimental
data on a variety of materials. It contains information
SAE International about the environmental, mechanical, microstructural
and chemical aspects of SCC to help predict and prevent
component failure.

ASM International

Highlights 3

HANDBOOK OF OPTICAL BIOMEDICAL MAP USE
DIAGNOSTICS Reading, Analysis, Interpretation,
Second Edition Eighth Edition

Edited by Valery V. Tuchin A. Jon Kimerling et al
Dec 2016 664pp
Volume 1: Light-Tissue Interaction 9781589484429 Paperback £105.00 / 115.00

Nov 2016 864pp A comprehensive, foundational textbook designed for
9781628419092 Hardback £150.00 / €160.00 the college curriculum. Updated with a new chapter
Press Monograph, Vol. 262 highlighting map design, including web maps, the new
Features eleven chapters, five of which focus on the edition also adds information about what’s going on
fundamental physics of light propagation in turbid media with cartography today, including the use of imagery,
such as biological tissues. The six following chapters remote sensing, and web concepts. Map Use provides
introduce near-infrared techniques for the optical study students with the knowledge and skills to read and
of tissues and provide a snapshot of current applications understand maps and offers professional cartographers a
and developments in this dynamic and exciting field. thorough reference resource.

Volume 2: Methods Nearly 600 full-colour maps, photographs, and graphs
illustrate the concepts behind communicating with
Nov 2016 688pp maps, while an extensive glossary helps define key topics.
9781628419139 Hardback £140.00 / €150.00
Press Monograph, Vol. 263 Accommodating new developments in mapping, GPS,
Volume 2: Methods begins by describing the basic and geographic information system (GIS) technology,
principles and diagnostic applications of optical this newest edition renders basic cartographic principles
techniques based on detecting and processing the accessible to all, from students of cartography and map
scattering, fluorescence, FT IR, and Raman spectroscopic design to those without a formal education in geography.
signals from various tissues, with an emphasis on blood,
epithelial tissues, and human skin. The second half of the Esri Press
volume discusses specific imaging technologies, such as
Doppler, laser speckle, optical coherence tomography
(OCT), and fluorescence and photoacoustic imaging.

Two-Volume Set

Nov 2016 1552pp
9781510601635 Hardback 260.00 / 265.00
Press Monograph, Vol. 264

SPIE

4 Highlights

DESIGN OF MARINE FACILITIES PRIVACY RISK ANALYSIS
Engineering for Port and Harbor
Structures, Third Edition Sourya Joyee De & Daniel Le Métayer
Aug 2016 133pp
John W. Gaythwaite 9781627054256 Paperback £50.50 / €54.00
Nov 2016 712pp Synthesis Lectures on Information Security, Privacy, and Trust
9780784414309 Paperback £210.00 / €235.00
Since 1990, John Gaythwaite’s Design of Marine Privacy Risk Analysis fills a gap in the existing literature
Facilities has stood out as the essential reference for the by providing an introduction to the basic notions,
engineering and design of ports, harbours, and marine requirements, and main steps of conducting a privacy risk
terminals. The third edition continues this tradition by analysis.
providing the accurate, authoritative explanations and
recommendations required by civil engineers who are The deployment of new information technologies can
building and maintaining the structures used to berth, lead to significant privacy risks and a privacy impact
moor, and repair ocean-going vessels. assessment should be conducted before designing a
Gaythwaite provides comprehensive technical product or system that processes personal data. However,
discussions on a variety of loads and design issues if existing privacy impact assessment frameworks and
relevant to ports and harbours. guidelines provide a good deal of detail on organisational
Topics include: aspects (including budget allocation, resource allocation,
• Vessel characteristics stakeholder consultation, etc.), they are much vaguer
• Features of marine facilities on the technical part, in particular on the actual risk
• Operational and environmental loads assessment task. For privacy impact assessments to
• Berthing loads and fender system design keep up their promises and really play a decisive role
• Mooring loads and design principles in enhancing privacy protection, they should be more
• Design of fixed structures precise with regard to these technical aspects.
• Geotechnical design for marine sites
• Floating structures This book is an excellent resource for anyone developing
• Dry docks and/or currently running a risk analysis as it defines the
• Rehabilitation, maintenance, and inspection. notions of personal data, stakeholders, risk sources,
feared events, and privacy harms all while showing how
American Society of Civil Engineers these notions are used in the risk analysis process. It
includes a running smart grids example to illustrate all
the notions discussed in the book.

Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Highlights 5

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ADVANCED OXIDATION HANDBOOK WSO WATER TREATMENT

James Collins & James R. Bolton American Water Works Association
Jul 2016 176pp
9781583219843 Paperback £120.00 / €135.00 Grade 1
Provides the fundamentals of the design and operation for Jul 2016 430pp, colour images, video clips
advanced oxidation technologies. The possible applications as 9781625761231 Paperback £79.50 / €88.00
well as the advanced oxidation types are covered.
Grade 2
ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR WATER Jul 2016 404pp, colour images, video clips
UTILITIES 9781625761248 Paperback £95.50 / €110.00

Laura Dufresne Grades 3 & 4
Jul 2016 136pp Jul 2016 296pp, colour images, video clips
9781625760630 Paperback £100.00 / €125.00 9781625761255 Paperback £105.00 / €115.00
Provides information and insight into energy management
strategies that can reduce operational costs, increase AWWA’s Water Systems Operations (WSO) series is the
operational efficiencies, and develop a more sustainable leading operator certification training, aligned with current
infrastructure. Renewable energy options are discussed, as are Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) Need-to-Know
external funding sources and innovative financing methods. criteria and offering training based on experience and
certification level. To reinforce learning, it includes colour
images and numerous links to video clips as well as study
questions at the end of each chapter.

WSO WATER DISTRIBUTION NEW EDITION OF BESTSELLER

American Water Works Association LET’S TALK SAFETY 2017
52 Talks on Common Utility Safety Practices
Grades 1 & 2 for Water Professionals
Oct 2016 469pp, colour images, video clips
9781625761262 Paperback £79.50 / €88.00 American Water Works Association
Jan 2017 144pp
Grades 3 & 4 9781625761965 Paperback £93.50 / €105.00
Oct 2016 266pp, colour images, video clips
9781625761279 Paperback £105.00 / €115.00 This quick and easy book provides 52 short briefings tailored
specifically for water utility employees, plus links to additional
resources. Each briefing covers a single key topic.

6 Automotive & Aerospace Engineering

AUTOMOTIVE & AEROSPACE McFarland
ENGINEERING
THE CHANDLER AUTOMOBILE
University Press of Florida A History Including the Cleveland and
Chandler-Cleveland Marques
THE FINAL MISSION
Preserving NASA’s Apollo Sites James H. Lackey
Aug 2017 277pp
Lisa Westwood, Beth O’Leary & Milford W. Donaldson 9781476663937 Hardback £68.50 / €74.00
Feb 2017 208pp, 77 b&w illustrations, 2 maps Drawing on numerous automotive histories and two large
9780813062464 Hardback £39.50 / €43.00 private collections of memorabilia, this exhaustive study of the
Deep within the rugged mountains of Southern California and Chandler Motor Car Company covers the lives of the founders,
rising above the desert landscape of Southern New Mexico are as well as the histories of the several corporations they worked
the once majestic historic rocket test stands and facilities that for while learning the automotive trade.
helped send humans to the moon for the first time in 1969.
Many of these are abandoned. The Final Mission explores these ED ROTH’S MYSTERION
critical sites and calls for their urgent preservation. The Genesis, Demise and Recreation of an
Iconic Custom Car
WAITING FOR CONTACT
The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Jeffrey A. Jones
Aug 2016 256pp
Lawrence Squeri 9780786499687 Paperback £36.95 / €40.00
Aug 2016 208pp Ed Roth was a once in a lifetime phenomenon. His body of
9780813062143 Hardback £30.50 / €33.00 work is still the topic of discussion in hot rodding, fine arts,
Imagine a network of extraterrestrials in radio contact with and social commentary circles. His 1963 Mysterion show car
each other across the universe, superior beings who hail was his masterpiece in the mind of many and the story of its
from advanced civilizations quadrillions of miles away, just rise and fall is the stuff of legend. Jeff Jones decided to do an in-
waiting for Earth to tune in. This title tells the story of the depth investigation of this vehicle to try to separate fact from
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence movement, which fiction and the truth is an engrossing tale.
emerged in 1959 as new technological developments allowed
astronomers to begin using radio telescopes to listen for ELECTRIC BOATS AND SHIPS
messages from space. A History

IK International Publishing House Kevin Desmond
Mar 2017 277pp, 95 illustrations
UNDERSTANDING AEROSPACE CHEMICAL 9781476665153 Paperback £41.95 / €45.00
PROPULSION Provides an international history of the electric boat and
ship from 1835 to the present. It celebrates the Golden Era
H.S. Mukunda of electric launches, 1880-1910. It narrates how electric
Nov 2016 458pp propulsion continued its progress with the turbo-electric
9789385909429 Paperback £50.50 / €54.00 ship, and shows how sustainable and hybrid technologies
Explores aeronautical and space chemical propulsion. The have recently been scaled up to the integrated electric
book provides an understanding of propulsion systems propulsion of the largest ocean-going ships.
through illustrative description of the systems; analysis
of modelled systems; examination of the performance of
real systems in this light; and a comparative assessment of
aeronautical and space propulsion system elements.

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ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF SAE International
AUTOMOBILE BODY STYLES
Second Revised Edition AUTOMOTIVE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Second Edition
Lennart W. Haajanen
Illustrations by Bertil Nyden & Jorgen Persson Jörg Schäuffele & Thomas Zurawka
Dec 2016 200pp, ca. 120 photos Nov 2016 277pp
9780786499182 Paperback £41.95 / €45.00 9780768079920 Hardback £105.00 / €115.00
Defines with clear line drawings all distinct body types from For full details of this title, see page 2.
the early days of the automobile, many of which were derived
from established models of horse-drawn vehicles. Entries THE BEST OF COMVEC 2016
describe popular types and variations from different countries Select Technical Papers from the SAE
and time periods. Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress

MILITARY TRAINS AND RAILWAYS Kevin Jost, Corina Sandu & Ryan Gehm
An Illustrated History Nov 2016 277pp
9780768083897 Paperback £155.00 / €170.00
Jean-Denis G.G. Lepage This special collection highlights some of the best technical
Mar 2017 277pp papers that represent the breadth of the entire technical
9781476667607 Paperback £47.50 / €51.00 program. Leading industry perspectives are reflected by the
Featuring detailed drawings, this history of military trains corporate contributions that are included in this group, along
and railways from 1853 to 1953 describes how the railroad with a specific focus on connectivity, the theme of the 2016
transformed the nature of warfare. Transport and logistics event.
are discussed for armoured trains, rail-borne artillery and
armoured combat vehicles, medical evacuation trains and DATA ACQUISITION FROM HD VEHICLES
draisines. The railroad’s role in establishing European colonial USING J1939 CAN BUS
empires in Asia and Africa is also examined.
Eric Walter & Richard Walter
PHI Learning Aug 2016 277pp
9780768081725 Hardback £91.50 / €100.00
AIRCRAFT PROPULSION Provides a unique road map for the data acquisition user.
The authors give a clear and concise description of the CAN
Mayur R. Anvekar protocol plus a review of all 19 parts of the SAE International
Sep 2016 120pp J1939 standard family. Pertinent standards are illuminated
9788120352643 Paperback £6.95 / €8.00 with tables, graphs and examples. Practical applications
Designed as a text for the undergraduate students of covered are calculating fuel economy, duty cycle analysis, and
aerospace and aeronautical engineering, this book covers capturing intermittent faults.
all the basic concepts relating to propulsion in a clear and
concise manner. Primary emphasis is placed on making the IMPACTING RAPID HYDROGEN FUEL CELL
understanding of theoretical concepts as simple as possible by ELECTRIC VEHICLE COMMERCIALIZATION
avoiding complicated mathematical derivations. System Cost Reduction and Subcomponent
Performance Enhancement

David Wood
Aug 2016 277pp
9780768082562 Paperback £60.95 / €67.00
Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) powered by proton-exchange
membrane fuel cells (PEFC) and fuelled by hydrogen, offer the
promise of zero emissions with excellent driving range and
fast refuelling times. FCEVs face several remaining challenges
in order to achieve widespread commercialization. Many of
the challenges are addressed in this book.

Automotive & Aerospace Engineering 9

PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR AUTOMOTIVE & AEROSPACE
AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS ENGINEERING BESTSELLERS
A Field Guide
The University of Arizona Press
Jon M. Quigley & Roopa J. Shenoy
Nov 2016 277pp HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT
9780768080773 Hardback £81.50 / €89.00 From Mars to the Stars
This publication has been developed to help automotive
engineers be better project managers as automotive projects Louis Friedman
involve suppliers dispersed across the globe, and can often 2015 176pp, 17 halftones, 12 line drawings, 11 colour plates
span multiple years. Project scope change is common, and so 9780816531462 Paperback £23.95 / €30.00
too are the budget constraints and tight deadlines. This is an Far from diminishing our future in space, Human Spaceflight
excellent guide on how to manage continuous change. lays out a provocative future for human space travel. Louis
Friedman suggests that human space exploration will
SUCCESSFUL PREDICTION OF PRODUCT continue well into the future, but space travel by humans will
PERFORMANCE stop at Mars.

Lev Klyatis University Press of Florida
Nov 2016 260pp
9780768081763 Hardback £66.50 / €73.00 MISSION CONTROL
The ability to successfully predict industrial product Inventing the Groundwork of Spaceflight
performance during service life provides benefits for producers
and users. This book addresses methods to improve product Michael Peter Johnson
quality, reliability, and durability during the product life cycle, 2015 208pp, 14 b&w images
along with methods to avoid costs that can negatively impact 9780813061504 Hardback £24.50 / €31.00
profitability plans. Presents a long-overdue history of three major centres that
have managed important missions since the dawn of the
space age - each a strategically designed micro-environment
responsible for the operation of spacecraft and the safety of
passengers.

MV Learning

GAS TURBINE PROPULSION

D. P. Mishra
2015 372pp
9788130927527 Hardback £22.50 / €36.00
Designed for undergraduate and postgraduate engineering
students interested in learning the fundamental aspects
of aircraft propulsion. The basic theory of the principle of
thermodynamics and aerodynamics is extensively covered.
Emphasis is placed on precise and logical presentation of the
basic concepts and principles.

10 Automotive & Aerospace Engineering

PHI Learning FUNDAMENTALS OF VEHICLE DYNAMICS

FUNDAMENTALS OF NAVIGATION AND Thomas D. Gillespie
INERTIAL SENSORS 1992 519pp
9781560911999 Hardback £83.50 / €105.00
Amita Bose, K.N. Bhat & Thomas Kurian Attempts to find a middle ground by balancing engineering
2014 425pp principles and equations of use to every automotive engineer
9788120348592 Paperback £16.50 / €20.00 with practical explanations of the mechanics involved.
Discusses inertial navigation, inertial sensors, MEMS based
inertial sensors, satellite navigation, integrated inertial RACE CAR VEHICLE DYNAMICS
navigation, and signal processing of inertial sensors and
their applications. The chapters introduce topics in an easy to William F. Milliken & Douglas L. Milliken
understand manner. Comprehensive references are provided. 1995 918pp
9781560915263 Hardback £77.95 / €99.00
SAE International Written for the engineer as well as the race car enthusiast,
the authors, who developed many of the original vehicle
CAR SUSPENSION AND HANDLING dynamics theories and principles covered, pair analysis and
Fourth Edition lap time simulation, and include much information that is
not available in any other vehicle dynamics text.
Donald Bastow, Geoffrey Howard & John P. Whitehead
2004 451pp, illustrations Also available:
9780768008722 Hardback £27.95 / €34.00 RACE CAR VEHICLE DYNAMICS
This fourth edition outlines the purpose and history of vehicle Problems, Answers and Experiments
suspension systems, while defining the basic parameters of Douglas L. Milliken et al
suspension geometry.
2003 294pp
DESIGN AND SIMULATION OF 9780768011272 Paperback £73.95 / €91.00
FOUR-STROKE ENGINES
RACE CAR VEHICLE DYNAMICS BOOK
Gordon P. Blair AND PROBLEMS, ANSWERS AND
1999 775pp EXPERIMENTS SET
9780768004403 Hardback £105.00 / €125.00
Provides design assistance with the actual mechanical design William F. Milliken & Douglas L. Milliken
of an engine in which the gas dynamics, fluid mechanics, 2003 990pp
thermodynamics, and combustion have been optimized so 9780768001211 Hardback £150.00 / €185.00
as to provide the required performance characteristics such as
power, torque, fuel consumption, or noise emission.

FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS FOR DESIGN
ENGINEERS

Paul M. Kurowski
2004 212pp
9780768011401 Hardback £83.50 / €105.00
An essential guide for design engineers who use Finite
Element Analysis (FEA) during the product development
process, this book turns the FEA into a productivity tool that
will help to avoid costly and potentially dangerous mistakes.

AUTOMOTIVE & AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ·

Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology 11

THE RACING AND HIGH-PERFORMANCETIRE BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING &
Using the Tires to Tune for Grip and Balance BIOTECHNOLOGY

Paul W. Haney Plunkett Research, Ltd.
2003 286pp
9780768012415 Hardback £55.50 / €68.00 PLUNKETT’S BIOTECH & GENETICS
Based on 15 years of research, this book provides new insight INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2017
into topics such as the complexity of rubber, how a pneumatic Biotech & Genetics Industry Market Research,
tire generates grip, and how to tune grip and balance using the Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies
load sensitivity of tires.
Jack W. Plunkett
THE WINNING SOLAR CAR Aug 2016 600pp
A Design Guide for Solar Race Car Teams 9781628314151 Paperback £295.00 / €345.00
Plunkett’s Industry Almanacs
Douglas Rickman Carroll Provides a complete reference guide to the business side of
2003 392pp biotechnology, genetics, proteomics and related services.
9780768011319 Paperback £46.50 / €57.00 This new book contains complete profiles of the leading
Based on the author’s experiences designing and building five biotech companies; in-depth chapters on trends in genetics,
solar cars over a ten year period, this book focuses on the most technologies, statistics and finances; a handy glossary; and
important aspects of designing a competitive solar car. thorough indices.

SPIE

HANDBOOK OF OPTICAL BIOMEDICAL
DIAGNOSTICS
Second Edition

Edited by Valery V. Tuchin

Volume 1: Light-Tissue Interaction

Nov 2016 864pp
9781628419092 Hardback £150.00 / €160.00
Press Monograph, Vol. 262

Volume 2: Methods

Nov 2016 688pp
9781628419139 Hardback £140.00 / €150.00
Press Monograph, Vol. 263

Two-Volume Set

Nov 2016 1552pp
9781510601635 Hardback 260.00 / 265.00
Press Monograph, Vol. 264
For full details of this title, see page 3.

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING & BIOTECHNOLOGY ·

12 Civil Engineering

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING & CIVIL ENGINEERING
BIOTECHNOLOGY BESTSELLERS

MV Learning American Society of Civil Engineers

ENZYMES AND ENZYMETECHNOLOGY  CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND,
EARTHQUAKES OF 2010 AND 2011
Anil Kumar & Sarika Garg Lifeline Performance
2015 254pp
9788130927503 Paperback £21.95 / €27.00 Edited by Alex K. Tang
Beginning with the nomenclature and classification of Aug 2016 300pp
enzymes this book covers topics on synzymes, abzymes, 9780784414217 Paperback £130.00 / €140.00
enzyme immobilisation, mnemonical enzymes, and Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering Monographs, Vol. 41
ribozymes. During 2010 and 2011, a sequence of strong earthquakes
affected two communities in the province of Canterbury,
PHI Learning New Zealand. This TCLEE Monograph discusses the following
lifelines with recommendations for improving performance:
PRINCIPLES OF ENZYMETECHNOLOGY electric power; telecommunications; water and wastewater
infrastructure; gas and liquid fuel facilities; the port of
M. Y. Khan & Farha Khan Lyttelton; and transportation infrastructure.
2015 368pp
9788120350410 Paperback £16.50 / €20.00 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT CLAIMS,
Provides an exhaustive presentation of enzyme technology. CHANGES, AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
The text is organised into four parts. The first three parts cover Third Edition
the conceptual aspects of the subject; the fourth part focuses
on the applications of enzymes in industry - food, textiles and Edited by Paul Levin
pharmaceuticals. Nov 2016 512pp
9780784414293 Hardback £105.00 / €115.00
The go-to handbook for those involved in the prevention,
preparation, management, and resolution of claims and
change orders on construction projects. Thoroughly revised
and completely updated, this third edition adds the expertise
of more than 30 attorneys and construction consultants who
are recognised authorities in the field. Their contributions
merge principles of construction law with practical advice.

DESIGN OF MARINE FACILITIES
Engineering for Port and Harbor Structures,
Third Edition

John W. Gaythwaite
Nov 2016 712pp
9780784414309 Paperback £210.00 / €235.00

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EARTHQUAKE‐ACTUATED AUTOMATIC SEISMIC ANALYSIS OF SAFETY-RELATED
GAS SHUTOFF DEVICES NUCLEAR STRUCTURES

American Society of Civil Engineers American Society of Civil Engineers
Dec 2016 36pp Jan 2017 184pp
9780784413890 Paperback £75.50 / €84.00 9780784413937 Paperback £150.00 / €155.00
Standard ANSI/ASCE/SEI 25‐16 Standard ASCE/SEI 4‐16
Provides current minimum functionality requirements for Provides requirements to ensure the reliability of safety‐
earthquake‐actuated automatic gas shutoff devices. These related nuclear structures under earthquake motions, focusing
devices contain both a means of sensing seismic activity and on analysis to obtain information about the seismic response
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Energy Technology 27

FIELD GUIDE TO GEOMETRICAL OPTICS ENERGY TECHNOLOGY

John E. Greivenkamp American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS MAPPING THE NATION
Building Smart Government with GIS
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INSTRUCTIONAL GUIDE FOR THE
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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY &
SYSTEMS BESTSELLERS MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES

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ESSENTIAL EARTH IMAGING FOR GIS EXPERIMENTS IN ENGINEERING
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STEEL METALLURGY FOR THE
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DESIGNS AND PROTOTYPES OF Dr. John Verhoeven
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Provides background information, historical perspective, and
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38 Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

IK International MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
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HYDRAULICS AND PNEUMATICS
V. Raghavan
Jagadeesha T. 2015 488pp
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PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICAL METALLURGY GEAR HOBBING, SHAPING AND SHAVING
Second Edition A Guide to Cycle Time Estimating and
Process Planning
Abhijit Mallick
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IRONMAKING AND STEELMAKING
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Ahindra Ghosh & Amit Chatterjee
2012 492pp
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This authoritative account covers the entire spectrum from
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Water & Environmental Engineering 39

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40 Water & Environmental Engineering

PHI Learning United Nations Publications

DISASTER MANAGEMENT ESCWA WATER DEVELOPMENT REPORT 6
The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus in
M.M. Sulphey the Arab Region
Aug 2016 324pp
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WATER & ENVIRONMENTAL DIAGNOSING TASTE AND ODOR PROBLEMS
ENGINEERING BESTSELLERS FIELD GUIDE

American Society of Civil Engineers Edited by Gary A. Burlingame et al
2011 114pp
NANOTECHNOLOGIES FOR WATER 9781583218242 Paperback £80.50 / €89.00
ENVIRONMENT APPLICATIONS This field guide provides all the information water utilities
need to diagnose and remove objectionable tastes and odours
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Describes synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials, as them from occurring; and make proper treatment choices.
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TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE WATER FUTURE ENSURING SAFE DRINKING WATER
VISIONS FOR 2050 Learning from Frontline Experience with
Contamination
Edited by Walter M. Grayman, Daniel P. Loucks & Laurel Saito
2012 398pp Steve E. Hrudey & Elizabeth J. Hrudey
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an optimistic picture of environmental and water resource Provides those who carry responsibility for ensuring safe
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experiences of others. It includes 21 case studies written
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American Water Works Association THE FUTURE OF WATER
A Startling Look Ahead
ACTIVATED CARBON
Solutions for Improving Water Quality Steve Maxwell & Scott Yates
2012 243pp
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A practical, solutions-oriented book on the use of activated Population growth and unchallenged water use have brought
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AWWA WATER OPERATOR FIELD GUIDE
Second Edition

William C. Lauer, Timothy J. McCandless & Dawn Flancher
2012 442pp
9781583219041 Paperback £99.50 / €110.00

Designed for in-the-field use, this indispensable resource
is ideal for quickly referencing chemical and mathematic
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pipe and equipment data, operational parameters,
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42 Water & Environmental Engineering

MODELING WATER QUALITY IN WATER TREATMENT PROCESS
DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS MONITORING AND EVALUATION
Second Edition
Richard P. Beverly
Robert M. Clark 2012 195pp, images
2012 432pp 9781583218587 Paperback £115.00 / €125.00
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WASTEWATER TREATMENT
OZONE IN DRINKING WATER TREATMENT Concepts and Design Approach,
Process Design, Operation, and Optimization Second Edition

Kerwin Rakness G.L. Karia & R. A. Christian
2015 305pp 2013 448pp
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For utilities that either use ozone or are considering its use, this Presents a comprehensive account of the principles of
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being used and presents important design, operation, and
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WATER TREATMENT PLANT RESIDUALS
POCKET FIELD GUIDE

Nicholas G. Pizzi
2010 60pp
9781583217795 Paperback £16.50 / €18.00

This handy pocket guide provides all the day-to-day
operational guidance water operators need on the proper
handling and disposal of water treatment residuals. It provides
information on regulations, types of wastes, dewatering
processes, and other residual waste issues in conventional
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GENERAL ADN 2017
European Agreement Concerning the
Plunkett Research, Ltd. International Carriage of Dangerous Goods
by Inland Waterways
PLUNKETT’S ENGINEERING & RESEARCH
INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2017 United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
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French Edition
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development business fields. Coverage includes market tank vessels, as well as provisions concerning the construction
analysis, complete industry basics, trends, patents, intellectual and operation of such vessels. They also address requirements
property, funding, research and development data, growth and procedures for inspections, the issue of certificates of
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Stories of the American Era of the Panama Canal
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