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Supercarbon: Synthesis, Properties & Applications

S Yoshimura

This book is a status report on the synthesis, properties, and applications of new carbonaceous materials. These materials are called pi-electron materials since they have extended pi-electron clouds in the solid state. They include carbon, nanotubes... (read more)

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Wheels of Fortune: The Story of Rubber in Akron (Ohio History and Culture)

Steve Love

Wheels of Fortune is the story of the rise and fall and transformation of the rubber industry in Akron, a book rich in anecdotes and photographs. This is history told by people who lived it, on the factory floors and in executive offices, their voices... (read more)

Restoration and Conservation
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Traditional Details: For Building Restoration, Renovation, and Rehabilitation

Charles Ramsey

This is a paperback version of a collection of period building details, featuring highlights from the first four editions of Architectural Graphic Standards. Spanning the years 1932 to 1951 it is designed to assist architects and interior designers... (read more)

Coatings and Corrosion Control
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Handbook of Corrosion Engineering 2/E

Pierre R. Roberge

Your updated, in-the-trenches guide to economic decision-making and hands-on corrosion control Presenting the information required to understand every issue--from inspection methods to assessing environmental problems and failure prevention--Handbook of... (read more)

Ceramics and Glass
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Advanced Glassworking Techniques

Edward T Schmid

Includes bibliographical references (p. 310) and index.... (read more)

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The Journal of Modern Craft Volume 4 Issue 3 (Journal of Modern Craft)

Glenn Adamson (edt)

The Journal of Modern Craft is the first peer-reviewed academic journal to provide an interdisciplinary and international forum in its subject area. It addresses all forms of making that self-consciously set themselves apart from mass production-whether... (read more)

Materials Testing
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NMR Data Processing

Jeffrey C. Hoch

NMR DATA PROCESSING Jeffrey C. Hoch and Alan S. Stern Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is a powerful nondestructive technique for exploring the structure of matter. In recent years, NMR instrumentation has become increasingly sophisticated... (read more)

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A Thousand Barrels a Second: The Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent World

Peter Tertzakian

In 2006, world oil consumption will exceed one thousand barrels per second. The news marks an important change that will have a far-reaching impact on world economies, investments, and business profitability. In A Thousand Barrels a Second, Chief Energy... (read more)

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