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Energy Systems for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Electric and hybrid vehicles have been globally identified to be the most environmental friendly road transportation. Energy Systems for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles provides comprehensive coverage of the three main energy system technologies of these vehicles - energy sources, battery charging and vehicle-to-grid systems. The book begins with a discussion of energy source systems, covering electrochemical energy sources, flywheel en...

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Procedimientos de construcción de cimentaciones y estructuras de contención.

El libro trata de los aspectos relacionados con los procedimientos constructivos, maquinaria y equipos auxiliares empleados en la construcción de cimentaciones superficiales, cimentaciones profundas, pilotes, cajones, estructuras de contención de tierras, muros, pantallas de hormigón, anclajes, entibaciones y tablestacas. Además, de incluir la bibliografía para ampliar conocimientos, se incluyen cuestiones de autoevaluación con respu...

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Formeln und Tabellen Stahlbau

Kurz und übersichtlich werden die wichtigsten technischen Regeln, Formeln und Tabellen für den Stahlbau dargestellt. Anhand von zahlreichen ausführlichen Beispielen werden die Themen zusätzlich anwenderbezogen erläutert und vertieft.

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Geotechnical Engineering for the Preservation of Monuments and Historic Sites

All the traces of historic heritage are a fundamental part of our environment and reward us in the form of cultural enrichment, with the ability to have a positive effect both on our lifestyle and economy. Therefore, the preservation of ancient monuments, historic towns and sites has increasingly drawn the attention of public opinion, governmental agencies as well as consultants and contractors. This interest must be however carefull...

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Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling

On April 20, 2010, the Macondo well blew out, costing the lives of 11 men, and beginning a catastrophe that sank the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and spilled nearly 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The spill disrupted an entire region’s economy, damaged fisheries and critical habitats, and brought vividly to light the risks of deepwater drilling for oil and gas—the latest frontier in the national energy suppl...

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Advances and Trends in Engineering Sciences and Technologies

The International Conference on Engineering Sciences and Technologies (ESaT 2015), organized under the auspices of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University in Košice – Slovak Republic was held May 27–29, 2015 in the High Tatras, Slovak Republic.Facilitatingdiscussions onnovel and fundamental advances in the fields of Engineering Sciences and Technologies for scientists, researchers and professionals from around the worl...

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New Directions in Bioprocess Modeling and Control

Models offer benefits even before they are put on line. Based on years of experience, the authors reveal in New Directions in Bioprocess Modeling and Control that significant improvements can result from the process knowledge and insight that are gained when building experimental and first-principle models for process monitoring and control. Doing modeling in the process development and early commercialization phases is advantageous ...

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Ingenieurbaustoffe, 2 Auflage

The book is no encyclopedia of construction materials but rather a systematic description with the emphasis on the basics of material behaviour in order to assist the understanding of the dependencies of the material constants, which are not actually constants.

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Total Control: High Performance Street Riding Techniques, 2nd Edition

Today's super high-performance bikes are the most potent vehicles ever sold to the public and they demand advanced riding skills. This is the perfect book for riders who want to take their street riding skills to a higher level. Total Control explains the ins and outs of high-performance street riding. Lee Parks, one of the most accomplished riders, racers, authors and instructors in the world, helps riders master the awe-inspiring p...

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Electrical Engineering: Principles & Applications

For undergraduate introductory or survey courses in electrical engineering A clear introduction to electrical engineering fundamentals Electrical Engineering: Principles and Applications, 6e helps students learn electrical-engineering fundamentals with minimal frustration. Its goals are to present basic concepts in a general setting, to show students how the principles of electrical engineering apply to specific problems in their own...