



The Data Book of AstronomyThe Solar System consists of one star (the Sun), the nine principal planets, their satellites and lesser bodies such as asteroids, comets and meteoroids, plus a vast amount of thinlyspread interplanetary matter. The Sun contains more than 99% of the mass of the system, and Jupiter is more massive than all the other planets combined. The centre of...   Reinforced Concrete Designer's HandbookSince the last edition appeared under the Viewpoint imprint of the Cement and Concrete Association, this Handbook has been in the ownership of two new publishers. I am delighted that it has now joined the catalogue of engineering books published by Spon, one of the most respected names in technical publishing in the world, and that its success is...   HighStrength Concrete: A Practical GuideThis practical book from a highly experienced author presents clearly the means and methods for designing, producing and using highstrength concrete. Highstrength concrete offers many benefits. Higher compressive strengths allow for a reduction in the crosssectional dimensions of columns and walls in buildings. Its greater stiffness allows for... 

Geometry, Topology and Physics, Second Edition (Graduate Student Series in Physics)This book provides an introduction to the ideas and techniques of differential geometry and topology. It starts with a brief survey of quantum field theory, gauge theory, general relativity, vector spaces, and topology. Using many illustrations, exercises, and problems, the author demonstrates more elaborate concepts of topology and geometry,...   Statistically Speaking: A Dictionary of QuotationsStatistically Speaking is a book of quotations. It has, for the first time, brought together in one easily accessible form the best expressed thoughts that are especially illuminating and pertinent to the disciplines of probability and statistics. Some of the quotations are profound, others are wise, some are witty, but none are frivolous....   Renewable Energy ResourcesRenewable Energy Resources is a numerate and quantitative text covering subjects of proven technical and economic importance worldwide. Energy supply from renewables is an essential component of every nation’s strategy, especially when there is responsibility for the environment and for sustainability.
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Underwater Acoustic Modeling: Principles, techniques and applicationsThe subject of underwater acoustic modeling deals with the translation of our physical understanding of sound in the sea into mathematical formulas solvable by computers. This book divides the subject of underwater acoustic modeling into three fundamental aspects: the physical principles used to formulate underwater acoustic models; the...   Photovoltaics And Architecture'An invaluable primer for any architect or client considering integrated photovoltaics.'  Architecture Today
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