Published:
September 23, 2014
Author(s):
Andrew J. Barker
The key for identification of rock-forming minerals provides an efficient and systematic approach to identifying minerals in thin-section. It is structured in the form of a dichotomous key, comparable to those widely used in botany and entomology. Whilst some previous mineralogy and petrology texts
Published:
September 23, 2014
Author(s):
Joe Bichai
This book is about an actual Lean transformation that took place in a 100-year-old North American manufacturer's factory. Lean Today, Rich Tomorrow: Succeeding in Today's Globalization Chaos tells the story of how an obsolete factory destined for closure was transformed into the most productive
Published:
September 23, 2014
Author(s):
Kurt Hollocher
This book is an illustrative introduction to metamorphic rocks as seen in the field, designed for advanced high school to graduate-level earth science and geology students to jump-start their observational skills. In addition to photographs of rocks in the field, there are numerous line diagrams
Published:
September 23, 2014
Author(s):
James Trevelyan
This book sets out the principles of engineering practice, knowledge that has come to light through more than a decade of research by the author and his students studying engineers at work. Until now, this knowledge has been almost entirely unwritten, passed on invisibly from one generation of
Published:
September 22, 2014
Author(s):
Stuart Matthews
This document aims to provide a basic understanding of the complex set of phenomena governing durability and long-term performance of concrete structures and how this forms a basis for service-life design. While consideration is given to concrete as a material, the focus is on the behaviour of the