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Engineering A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2012-03-22 | Author : David Blockley | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199578696
ISBN 13 : 0199578699

Engineering is part of almost everything we do - from the water we drink and the food we eat, to the buildings we live in and the roads and railways we travel on. This book explore..


Civil Engineering A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2012-09-27 | Author : David Muir Wood | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199578634
ISBN 13 : 019957863X

Discusses the importance of civil engineering in the history of civilization, explores problems civil engineers face each day, and outlines some modern accomplishments in the field..


Structural Engineering A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2014-09-25 | Author : David Blockley | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191652080
ISBN 13 : 0191652083

Have you ever wondered how it's possible to build a skyscraper, a big bridge, a jumbo jet, or a cruise liner? Everything has structure. Structure is the difference between a random..


Robotics A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2012-09-27 | Author : Alan Winfield | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191646485
ISBN 13 : 0191646482

Robotics is a key technology in the modern world. Robots are a well-established part of manufacturing and warehouse automation, assembling cars or washing machines, and, for exampl..


Materials

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Christopher Hall | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780199672677
ISBN 13 : 0199672679

The study of materials and their properties forms an important area of research. Christopher Hall introduces the field of material science using gold, sand, and string - familiar t..


Dinosaurs A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2005-07-28 | Author : David Norman | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780192804198
ISBN 13 : 0192804197

This is the first accessible book to explain the most recent findings in dinosaur reasearch. It tells the story behind the exciting scientific discoveries that have built up a pict..


Nuclear Power A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2011-05-26 | Author : Maxwell Irvine | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191620317
ISBN 13 : 0191620319

With the World desperate to find energy sources that do not emit carbon gasses, nuclear power is back on the agenda and in the news, following the increasing cost of fossil fuels a..