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The Curve of Binding Energy
The Curve of Binding Energy
by John Mcphee
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Theodore Taylor was one of the most brilliant engineers of the nuclear age, but in his later years he became concerned with the possibility of an individual being able to construct a weapon of mass destruction on their own. McPhee tours American nuclear... (read more)

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The Making of the Atomic Bomb
The Making of the Atomic Bomb
by Richard Rhodes
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A gripping, authoritative account of the men, women, science, drama and intrigue behind the single most important event of the century: the discovery of nuclear energy and construction of the atomic bomb. 32 pages of black-and-white photographs.... (read more)

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The Internal-Combustion Engine in Theory and Practice
The Internal-Combustion Engine in Theory and Practice
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This revised edition of Taylor's classic work on the internal-combustion engine incorporates changes and additions in engine design and control that have been brought on by the world petroleum crisis, the subsequent emphasis on fuel economy, and the... (read more)

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Peeking at Peak Oil
Peeking at Peak Oil
by Kjell Aleklett
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The term "Peak Oil" was born in January 2001 when Colin Campbell formed the Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas (ASPO). Now, Peak Oil is used thousands of times a... (read more)

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The Haynes Small Engine Repair Manual: The Haynes Workshop Manual for Small Engine Repair (Haynes Automotive Repair Manual Series)
The Haynes Small Engine Repair Manual: The Haynes Workshop Manual for Small Engine Repair (Haynes Automotive Repair Manual Series)
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A comprehensive manual covering everything you need to know about small engine repair and maintenance. Includes step-by-step instructions and hundreds of photos. All there is to know about Small Engine Repair for up to and including 5 HP engines... (read more)

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Handbook of the Steam-Engine: Containing All the Rules Required for the Right Construction and Management of Engines of Every Class
Handbook of the Steam-Engine: Containing All the Rules Required for the Right Construction and Management of Engines of Every Class
by John Bourne
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With The Easy Arithmetical Solution Of Those Rules Constituting A Key To The Catechism Of The Steam Engine. This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare... (read more)

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Energy Modelling & the Management of Uncertainty
Energy Modelling & the Management of Uncertainty
by Risk Books
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This text contains a detailed analysis of the most difficult problems in pricing electricity, including: price modelling, derivative valuation, feedstock correlations, and weather risk. The book also relates key modelling difficulties to practical... (read more)

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Handbook of Power Systems II (Energy Systems)
Handbook of Power Systems II (Energy Systems)
by Steffen Rebennack
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Energy is one of the world`s most challenging problems, and power systems are an important aspect of energy related issues. This handbook contains state-of-the-art contributions on power systems modeling and optimization. The book is separated into two... (read more)

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The Energy Problem
The Energy Problem
by Richard S Stein
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Most scientists now believe that carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere are rapidly increasing, and that emissions from the burning of fossil fuels is a principal cause. Thus, it is probable that this will affect the climate and lead to global... (read more)

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The NALCO Guide to Boiler Failure Analysis
The NALCO Guide to Boiler Failure Analysis
by Robert D Port
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``NALCO has a wealth of experience in the field of boiler failure analysis and boiler chemistry requirements. This experience has been well organized and documented in this book.... (read more)

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Shire Library #207: Model Steam Engines
Shire Library #207: Model Steam Engines
by Bob Gordon
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Design & Tuning of Competition Engines
Design & Tuning of Competition Engines
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No other book gives you better insight into the expert preparation of engines for racing and high-performance road use, whether your interest lies in street, oval track, drag, or stock car racing. The first chapters explain the fundamentals that govern... (read more)

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Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery
Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery
by S L Dixon
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Turbomachinery is a challenging and diverse field, with applications for professionals and students in many subsets of the mechanical engineering discipline, including fluid mechanics, combustion and heat transfer, dynamics and vibrations, as well as... (read more)

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Oil: a Beginner's Guide (08 Edition)
Oil: a Beginner's Guide (08 Edition)
by Vaclav Smil
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Packed with fascinating facts and insight, this book will fuel dinner party debate, and provide readers with the science and politics behind the worlds most controversial resource. Without oil, there would be no globalisation, no plastic, little... (read more)

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Handbook of Power Systems I (Energy Systems)
Handbook of Power Systems I (Energy Systems)
by Steffen Rebennack
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Energy is one of the world`s most challenging problems, and power systems are an important aspect of energy related issues. This handbook contains state-of-the-art contributions on power systems modeling and optimization. The book is separated into two... (read more)

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Radiation: What It Is, What You Need to Know
Radiation: What It Is, What You Need to Know
by Robert Peter Gale
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The essential guide to radiation: the good, the bad, and the utterly fascinating, explained with unprecedented clarity. Earth, born in a nuclear explosion, is a radioactive planet; without radiation, life would not exist. And while radiation can be... (read more)

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Energy: A Beginner's Guide
Energy: A Beginner's Guide
by Vaclav Smil
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Delightful reading yet always scientifically rigourous, this invaluable guide shows how every aspect of our existence is linked with energy?s sources, flows, conversions and uses.... (read more)

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Energy: Its Use and the Environment
Energy: Its Use and the Environment
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The Ecology of Oil: Environment, Labor, and the Mexican Revolution, 1900-1938 (Studies in Environment and History)
The Ecology of Oil: Environment, Labor, and the Mexican Revolution, 1900-1938 (Studies in Environment and History)
by Myrna Santiago
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An exploration of the social and environmental consequences of oil extraction in the tropical rainforest. Using northern Veracruz as a case study, the author argues that oil production generated major historical and environmental transformations in land... (read more)

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Classic American Locomotives: The 1909 Classic on Steam Locomotive Technology
Classic American Locomotives: The 1909 Classic on Steam Locomotive Technology
by Charles Leo McShane
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Anyone who has watched in anticipation as a hundred tons of hot, black, smoky iron rolls into the station - or who thrills at the smell of creosote and the plaintive blue note of a steam whistle - will revel in Charles McShane's detailed examination of... (read more)

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