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  • Transactions on large-scale data- and knowledge-centered systems XXXVI / Abdelkader Hameurlain, Josef Küng, Roland Wagner, Tran Khanh Dang, Nam Thoai (eds.)
    TK5105.59

  • Computer vision : Second CCF Chinese Conference, CCCV 2017, Tianjin, China, October 11-14, 2017, proceedings. Jinfeng Yang, Qinghua Hu, Ming-Ming Cheng, Liang Wang, Qingshan Liu, Xiang Bai, Deyu Meng (eds.)
    TA1634

  • Computer vision : Second CCF Chinese Conference, CCCV 2017, Tianjin, China, October 11-14, 2017, proceedings. Jinfeng Yang, Qinghua Hu, Ming-Ming Cheng, Liang Wang, Qingshan Liu, Xiang Bai, Deyu Meng (eds.)
    TA1634

  • China's gas development strategies / Shell International and The Development Research Center (DRC) of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, editors
    TN882.C6

  • Internet of vehicles : technologies and services for smart cities : 4th International Conference, IOV 2017, Kanazawa, Japan, November 22-25, 2017, Proceedings / Sheng-Lung Peng, Guan-Ling Lee, Reinhard Klette, Ching-Hsien Hsu (eds.)
    TE228.38

  • Data analytics for renewable energy integration : informing the generation and distribution of renewable energy : 5th ECML PKDD Workshop, DARE 2017, Skopje, Macedonia, September 22, 2017, Revised selected papers / Wei Lee Woon, Zeyar Aung, Oliver Kramer, Stuart Madnick (eds.)
    TK3105

  • Advanced concepts for intelligent vision systems : 18th International Conference, ACIVS 2017, Antwerp, Belgium, September 18-21, 2017, Proceedings / Jacques Blanc-Talon, Rudi Penne, Wilfried Philips, Dan Popescu, Paul Scheunders (eds.)
    TA1634

  • Decoupling Drupal a decoupled design approach for web applications / Deepali Mayekar
    TK5105.8885.D78

  • Troubleshooting SharePoint the complete guide to tools, best practices, PowerShell One-Liners, and scripts / Stacy Simpkins
    TK5105.875.I6

  • Finite time thermodynamics of power and refrigeration cycles Shubhash C. Kaushik, Sudhir K. Tyagi, Pramod Kumar
    TJ265

  • Inventing a Space Mission The Story of the Herschel Space Observatory / Vincent Minier...[et al.]
    TL795

  • Task scheduling for multi-core and parallel architectures challenges, solutions and perspectives / Quan Chen, Minyi Guo
    TS157.5

  • Neural Information Processing 24th International Conference, ICONIP 2017, Guangzhou, China, November 14–18, 2017, Proceedings, Part VI / edited by Derong Liu, Shengli Xie, Yuanqing Li, Dongbin Zhao, El-Sayed M. El-Alfy
    TJ210.2

  • Evanescent Waves in Optics An Introduction to Plasmonics / by Mario Bertolotti, Concita Sibilia, Angela M. Guzman
    TA1501

  • New Era for Robust Speech Recognition : Exploiting Deep Learning / edited by Shinji Watanabe, Marc Delcroix, Florian Metze, John R. Hershey
    TJ210.2

  • RoboCup 2016: Robot World Cup XX / edited by Sven Behnke, Raymond Sheh, Sanem Sarıel, Daniel D. Lee
    TJ210.2

  • Advances in Visual Informatics 5th International Visual Informatics Conference, IVIC 2017, Bangi, Malaysia, November 28–30, 2017, Proceedings / edited by Halimah Badioze Zaman, Peter Robinson, Alan F. Smeaton, Timothy K. Shih, Sergio Velastin, Tada Terutoshi, Azizah Jaafar, Nazlena Mohamad Ali
    TA1634

  • Learn Autodesk Inventor 2018 basics : 3D modeling, 2D graphics, and assembly design / T. Kishore
    T353

  • The UBTECH Jimu Robots builder's guide : how to create and make them come to life / Mark Rollins
    TJ211

  • Green photonics and electronics Gadi Eisenstein, Dieter Bimberg, editors
    TA1522

  • Anomaly detection principles and algorithms Kishan G. Mehrotra, Chilukuri K. Mohan, HuaMing Huang
    TK5105.59

  • Network security metrics Lingyu Wang, Sushil Jajodia, Anoop Singhal
    TK5105.59

  • Digital transformation and global society : second International Conference, DTGS 2017, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 21-23, 2017, Revised selected papers / Daniel A. Alexandrov, Alexander V. Boukhanovsky, Andrei V. Chugunov, Yury Kabanov, Olessia Koltsova (eds.)
    TK5105.875.I57

  • The semantic web : ESWC 2017 Satellite Events : ESWC 2017 Satellite Events, Portorož, Slovenia, May 28-June 1, 2017, Revised selected papers / Eva Blomqvist, Katja Hose, Heiko Paulheim, Agnieszka Ławrynowicz, Fabio Ciravegna, Olaf Hartig (eds.)
    TK5105.88815

  • Social robotics : 9th International Conference, ICSR 2017, Tsukuba, Japan, November 22-24, 2017, Proceedings / Abderrahmane Kheddar, Eiichi Yoshida, Shuzhi Sam Ge, Kenji Suzuki, John-John Cabibihan, Friederike Eyssel, Hongsheng He (eds.)
    TJ 210.3 I58 2017eb

  • Web and big data : APWeb-WAIM 2017 International Workshops: MWDA, HotSpatial, GDMA, DDC, SDMA, MASS, Beijing, China, July 7-9, 2017, Revised selected papers / Shaoxu Song, Matthias Renz, Yang-Sae Moon (eds.)
    TK5105.875.I57

  • Guide to security in SDN and NFV challenges, opportunities, and applications / Shao Ying Zhu, Sandra Scott-Hayward, Ludovic Jacquin, Richard Hill, editors
    TK5105.5833

  • Envisioning holograms design breakthrough experiences for mixed reality / M. Pell ; foreword by Tony Parisi
    TA1540

  • The definitive guide to Squarespace : learn to deliver custom, professional web experiences for yourself and your clients / Sarah Martin
    TK5105.8883

  • Prospects and challenges in algal biotechnology / Bhumi Nath Tripathi, Dhananjay Kumar, editors
    TP248.27.A46

    This contributed volume presents the latest research and state-of-the-art approaches in the study of microalgae. It describes in detail technologies for the cultivation of marine, freshwater and extremophilic algae, as well as phototrophic biofilms, cyanobacterial mats and periphytons, including the media requirements and growth rates of different types of algae. The second part of the book is dedicated to the biotechnological applications of algal biomass and secondary metabolites produced by these organisms, and critically discusses topics such as algae-based biofuels and CO2 sequestration. In addition, it reviews the prospects and challenges of algal bioremediation of domestic and industrial wastewaters, including the use of planktonic and self-immobilized algae systems in wastewater treatment, explaining their merits and drawbacks. Lastly, it highlights research methods and approaches related to the production of high-value products and bioactive compounds.


  • Springer handbook of nanotechnology / Bharat Bhushan (ed.)
    T174.7

  • Foundations of fluid mechanics with applications : problem solving using Mathematica® / Sergey P. Kiselev, Evgenii V. Vorozhtsov, Vasily M. Fomin
    TA357

  • Linear programming using MATLAB® / Nikolaos Ploskas, Nikolaos Samaras
    T57.74

  • Math for the digital factory / edited by Luca Ghezzi, Dietmar Hömberg, Chantal Landry
    TS183

  • Recent trends in computational photonics / Arti Agrawal, Trevor Benson, Richard M. De La Rue, Gregory A. Wurtz, editors
    TA1520

  • Multimedia communications, services and security : 9th International Conference, MCSS 2017, Kraków, Poland, November 16-17, 2017, proceedings / edited by Andrzej Dziech, Andrzej Czyżewski
    TK5105.15

  • Internet science : 4th International Conference, INSCI 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece, November 22-24, 2017, Proceedings / Ioannis Kompatsiaris, Jonathan Cave, Anna Satsiou, Georg Carle, Antonella Passani, Efstratios Kontopoulos, Sotiris Diplaris, Donald McMillan (eds.)
    TK5105.875.I57

  • E-Business and telecommunications : 13th International Joint Conference, ICETE 2016, Lisbon, Portugal, July 26-28, 2016, Revised selected papers / Mohammad S. Obaidat (eds.)
    TK5101.A1

  • Cuteness engineering : designing adorable products and services / Aaron Marcus, Masaaki Kurosu, Xiaojuan Ma, Ayako Hashizume
    TS171

  • Practical column design guide / M. Nitsche, R. Gbadamosi
    TP159.D5

  • An introduction to the mathematical theory of dynamic materials / Konstantin A. Lurie
    TA403.6

  • On the move to meaningful internet systems : OTM 2017 Conferences : Confederated International Conferences: CoopIS, C&TC, and ODBASE 2017, Rhodes, Greece, October 23-27, 2017, Proceedings. Hervé Panetto, Christophe Debruyne, Walid Gaaloul, Mike Papazoglou, Adrian Paschke, Claudio Agostino Ardagna, Robert Meersman (eds.)
    TK5105.875.I57

  • Urban street stormwater guide / National Association of City Transportation Officials
    TD 657 N37 2017eb
    The Urban Street Stormwater Guide begins from the principle that street design can support--or degrade--the urban area's overall environmental health. By incorporating Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) into the right-of-way, cities can manage stormwater and reap the public health, environmental, and aesthetic benefits of street trees, planters, and greenery in the public realm.

    Building on the successful NACTO urban street guides, the Urban Street Stormwater Guide provides the best practices for the design of GSI along transportation corridors.The state-of-the-art solutions in this guide will assist urban planners and designers, transportation engineers, city officials, ecologists, public works officials, and others interested in the role of the built urban landscape in protecting the climate, water quality, and natural environment.

  • Synchronized phasor measurements and their applications / Arun G. Phadke, James S. Thorp
    TK454

  • The Moulin Rouge and Black rights in Las Vegas : a history of the first racially integrated hotel-casino / Earnest N. Bracey
    TX 941 M69 B73 2009eb
    Originally opened in May 1955, the Moulin Rouge Hotel and Casino quickly rose in popularity as Las Vegas' first racially-integrated hotel and casino. Sammy Davis, Jr., Louis Armstrong, and other A-list black singers and musicians performed at the Moulin Rouge on a regular basis, and for once they were allowed to spend the night in the same hotel where they performed. This book explains the important role that the hotel-casino played in early desegregation efforts in Las Vegas. With the Moulin Rouge as the backdrop, it provides an analysis of the evolution of race-relations in Las Vegas, including a detailed account of the landmark 1960 desegregation agreement. Finally, it examines recent efforts to rebuild and renovate the historic establishment.

  • Production management : advanced tools, models, and applications for pull systems / [edited by] Yacob Khojasteh
    TS 155 P7488 2018eb

  • La fabrication artisanale des tissus : appareils et techniques
    TT 699 M87 1974

  • Designing for people / by Henry Dreyfuss
    TS 171 D73 2003
    From the first answering machine ("the electronic brain") and the Hoover vacuum cleaner to the SS Independence and the Bell telephone, the creations of Henry S. Dreyfuss have shaped the cultural landscape of the 20th century. Written in a robust, fresh style, this book offers an inviting mix of professional advice, case studies, and design history along with historical black-and-white photos and the author's whimsical drawings. In addition, the author's uncompromising commitment to public service, ethics, and design responsibility makes this masterful guide a timely read for today's designers.

  • Handbook of steel construction
    TA 684 H34 2017

  • Limit states design in structural steel / by G.L. Kulak, P.Eng., Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta and G.Y. Grondin, P.Eng., AECOM Canada Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta
    TA 684 K775 2016

  • Linux® hardening in hostile networks : server security from TLS to TOR / Kyle Rankin
    TK 5105.59 R36 2018
    Implement Industrial-Strength Security on Any Linux Server

    In an age of mass surveillance, when advanced cyberwarfare weapons rapidly migrate into every hacker's toolkit, you can't rely on outdated security methods-especially if you're responsible for Internet-facing services. In Linux#65533; Hardening in Hostile Networks, Kyle Rankin helps you to implement modern safeguards that provide maximum impact with minimum effort and to strip away old techniques that are no longer worth your time.

    Rankin provides clear, concise guidance on modern workstation, server, and network hardening, and explains how to harden specific services, such as web servers, email, DNS, and databases. Along the way, he demystifies technologies once viewed as too complex or mysterious but now essential to mainstream Linux security. He also includes a full chapter on effective incident response that both DevOps and SecOps can use to write their own incident response plan.

    Each chapter begins with techniques any sysadmin can use quickly to protect against entry-level hackers and presents intermediate and advanced techniques to safeguard against sophisticated and knowledgeable attackers, perhaps even state actors. Throughout, you learn what each technique does, how it works, what it does and doesn't protect against, and whether it would be useful in your environment.

    Apply core security techniques including 2FA and strong passwords Protect admin workstations via lock screens, disk encryption, BIOS passwords, and other methods Use the security-focused Tails distribution as a quick path to a hardened workstation Compartmentalize workstation tasks into VMs with varying levels of trust Harden servers with SSH, use apparmor and sudo to limit the damage attackers can do, and set up remote syslog servers to track their actions Establish secure VPNs with OpenVPN, and leverage SSH to tunnel traffic when VPNs can't be used Configure a software load balancer to terminate SSL/TLS connections and initiate new ones downstream Set up standalone Tor services and hidden Tor services and relays Secure Apache and Nginx web servers, and take full advantage of HTTPS Perform advanced web server hardening with HTTPS forward secrecy and ModSecurity web application firewalls Strengthen email security with SMTP relay authentication, SMTPS, SPF records, DKIM, and DMARC Harden DNS servers, deter their use in DDoS attacks, and fully implement DNSSEC Systematically protect databases via network access control, TLS traffic encryption, and encrypted data storage Respond to a compromised server, collect evidence, and prevent future attacks

    Register your product at informit.com/register for convenient access to downloads, updates, and corrections as they become available.


  • Photography after photography : gender, genre, history / Abigail Solomon-Godeau ; edited by Sarah Parsons
    TR 642 S64 2017
    Presenting two decades of work by Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Photography after Photography is an inquiry into the circuits of power that shape photographic practice, criticism, and historiography. As the boundaries that separate photography from other forms of artistic production are increasingly fluid, Solomon-Godeau, a pioneering feminist and politically engaged critic, argues that the relationships between photography, culture, gender, and power demand renewed attention. In her analyses of the photographic production of Cindy Sherman, Robert Mapplethorpe, Susan Meiselas, Francesca Woodman, and others, Solomon-Godeau refigures the disciplinary object of photography by considering these practices through an examination of the determinations of genre and gender as these shape the relations between photographers, their images, and their viewers. Among her subjects are the 2006 Abu Ghraib prison photographs and the Cold War-era exhibition The Family of Man , insofar as these illustrate photography's embeddedness in social relations, viewing relations, and ideological formations.

  • Hydrology, hydraulics and water resources management : a heuristic optimization approach / edited by K.L. Katsifarakis
    TD 353 H93 2012
    This volume deals with application of some non-traditional optimisation techniques to hydraulics, hydrology and water resources management and aims at helping scientists dealing with these issues to reach the best decisions.

  • Phytoremediation : methods and reviews / edited by Neil Willey
    TD 192.75 P47 2007

    This book presents the most innovative recent methodological developments in phytoremediation research, and outlines a variety of the contexts in which phytoremediation has begun to be applied. A significant portion is devoted to groundbreaking methods for the production of plants that are able to degrade, take up, or tolerate the effects of pollutants. The book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to the examination of principles and practices of phytoremediation.


  • Water treatment in developed and developing nations : an international perspective / editor: Victor Monsalvo, PhD
    TD 745 W366 2015

    UN studies show that high-income, developed nations treat about 70 percent of their wastewater. However, in low-income developing nations, only 8 percent of wastewater undergoes any kind of treatment. Inadequate water treatment has serious consequences for both human health and the environment.

    The articles in this compendium provide a representative cross sample of both developing and developed nations' water treatment facilities. Included are the following topics:

    Reclaimed water for irrigation reuse in developing countries Sludge-handling practices in Micronesia The removal of phthalate esters from Chinese water sources Disposal of domestic wastewater in Nigeria Ameba-enrichment in a South African water treatment plant Bioenergy from wastewater produced by a Brazilian meat-processing plant The presence of various pharmaceutical contaminants in the River Thames Wastewater recycling in Greece The impact on surface water from contaminants released from German water treatment plants A Canadian constructed wetland's effectiveness for the removal of various contaminants from wastewater Accessing irrigation from treated wastewater in the United States The spacial distribution of fecal indicator bacteria in the groundwater beneath two American water treatment plants Detection of contamination from retinoid acid reception agonists in Japanese water treatment plants

    The editor, a respected international expert in the field, has selected investigations that offer essential information for ongoing research at the graduate and professional levels, as well as for environmental engineers and others responsible for choosing the most efficient water treatment technologies.


  • Constructed wetlands and sustainable development / Gary Austin and Kongjian Yu
    TD 756.5 A97 2016

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface flow wetlands, hybrid wetlands and bio retention basins; and explores how to plan, engineer, design and monitor these natural systems.

    Sections address resource management (landscape planning), technical issues (environmental engineering and botany), recreation and physical design (landscape architecture), and biological systems (ecology). Site and municipal scale strategies for flood management, storm-water treatment and green infrastructure are illustrated with case studies from the USA, Europe and China, which show how these principles have been put into practice.

    Written for upper level students and practitioners, this highly illustrated book provides designers with the tools they need to ensure constructed wetlands are sustainably created and well manage


  • Additive manufacturing of titanium alloys : state of the art, challenges and opportunities / Bhaskar Dutta, Francis H. Froes
    TN 693 T5 D88 2016

    Additive Manufacturing of Titanium Alloys: State of the Art, Challenges and Opportunities provides alternative methods to the conventional approach for the fabrication of the majority of titanium components produced via the cast and wrought technique, a process which involves a considerable amount of expensive machining.

    In contrast, the Additive Manufacturing (AM) approach allows very close to final part configuration to be directly fabricated minimizing machining cost, while achieving mechanical properties at least at cast and wrought levels. In addition, the book offers the benefit of significant savings through better material utilization for parts with high buy-to-fly ratios (ratio of initial stock mass to final part mass before and after manufacturing).

    As titanium additive manufacturing has attracted considerable attention from both academicians and technologists, and has already led to many applications in aerospace and terrestrial systems, as well as in the medical industry, this book explores the unique shape making capabilities and attractive mechanical properties which make titanium an ideal material for the additive manufacturing industry.



    Includes coverage of the fundamentals of microstructural evolution in titanium alloys Introduces readers to the various Additive Manufacturing Technologies, such as Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) and Directed Energy Deposition (DED) Looks at the future of Titanium Additive Manufacturing Provides a complete review of the science, technology, and applications of Titanium Additive Manufacturing (AM)

  • Urban sustainability and river restoration : green and blue infrastructure / Katia Perini, Paola Sabbion
    TD 657 P475 2017
    Urban Sustainability and River Restoration: Green and Blue Infrastructure considers the integration of green and blue infrastructure in cities as a strategy useful for acting on causes and effects of environmental and ecological issues. River restoration projects are unique opportunities for sustainable development and smart growth of communities, providing multiple environmental, economic, and social benefits.This book analyzes initiatives and actions carried out and developed to improve environmental conditions in cities and better understand the environmental impact of (and in) dense urban areas in the United States and in Europe.

  • Sustainable water treatment : innovative technologies / edited by Zainura Zainon Noor and Noor Salehan Mohammad Salbi
    TD 430 S84 2017

    This book focuses on green and innovative wastewater treatment technologies that promote sustainability. It discusses a variety of biological, physical, and chemical treatment technologies. It covers biological processes for recovery of value-added products from wastewater and gives an overview of enzymatic hydrolysis and bioremediation of wastewater using immobilized enzyme and fungus. It offers a case study and future trends of wastewater treatment through membrane bioreactor technologies, describes advanced chemical#65533;physical processes for recalcitrant pollutant, and emphasizes the use of low-cost materials and cost-effective treatment methods.


  • Risk management in civil infrastructure / Mohammed M. Ettouney, Sreenivas Alampalli
    TA 190 E88 2017

    This book presents several original theories for risk, including Theory of Risk Monitoring , and Theory of Risk Acceptance , in addition to several analytical models for computing relative and absolute risk. The book discusses risk limit, states of risk, and the emerging concept of risk monitoring. The interrelationships between risk and resilience are also highlighted in an objective manner. The book includes several practical case studies showing how risk management and its components can be used to enhance performance of infrastructures at reasonable costs.


  • Pollution control and resource recovery : municipal solid wastes incineration : bottom ash and fly ash / Zhao Youcai
    TD 427 F58 Z53 2017

    Pollution Control and Resource Recovery: Municipal Solid Wastes Incineration: Bottom Ash and Fly Ash explains the tools and technologies needed to characterize, stabilize, treat, recycle, or properly dispose bottom and fly ash.

    The public concern for the environmental impact of MSW incineration has increased significantly over the last 20 years, forcing manufacturers to develop, and plants to install and operate, high-cost advanced technology for pollution control. This book explores the latest information on this important topic.



    Includes methods for characterization, stabilization, and solidification, treatment, and final disposal and recycling of bottom ash and fly ash Provides the characterization of bottom ash and fly ash, the impact of moisture on the incineration process of municipal solid waste, and the weathering process of bottom ash in a landfill Presents a brief, but rigorous, discussion of the constituents of fly and bottom ash, including polynuclear aromatic compounds and heavy metals

  • Climate change and urban settlements : a spatial perspective of carbon footprint and beyond / Mahendra Sethi
    TD 168.5 S47 2017

    Climate change and urbanization are two of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and their effects are converging in dangerous ways. Cities contribute significantly to global warming, and as the world further takes a rural-urban population tilt, the next few decades pose a great challenge in addressing global disparities in the access and allocation of carbon.

    This book explores the ways in which cities, through their spatial development, contribute to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and looks at the ways in which rapidly urbanizing cities in low- and middle-income countries can be planned to reduce overall GHG emissions. The book considers key questions such a: What should be the appropriate economies of scale for cities in a country? What is the most favourable rate of urbanization? What should be the most suitable spatial pattern for a city? And what are appropriate regulatory, economic or governance mechanisms to achieve a low-carbon society? These issues are explored through data analysis of over 156 developing countries and through a specific case study of India. India acts as an interesting example of how societies undergoing rural-to-urban transformations could become green within the planetary boundaries while systematically addressing national and local urban governance. The research concludes with a future pathway that is committed to low-carbon and high-equity spatial development, and will find pertinence to researchers and practitioners alike.

    This book provides a new tool for policymakers, planners and scholars to rationally and equitably account for global carbon space, prioritize low-carbon strategies for national urbanization and planning individual cities, in addition to recommending an urban governance framework inclusive of green agenda.


  • Carbon dioxide capture and acid gas injection / edited by Ying Wu, John J. Carroll and Weiyao Zhu
    TD 885.5 C3 C365 2017

    This is the sixth volume in a series of books on natural gas engineering, focusing carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and acid gas injection. This volume includes information for both upstream and downstream operations, including chapters on well modeling, carbon capture, chemical and thermodynamic models, and much more.

    Written by some of the most well-known and respected chemical and process engineers working with natural gas today, the chapters in this important volume represent the most cutting-edge and state-of-the-art processes and operations being used in the field.  Not available anywhere else, this volume is a must-have for any chemical engineer, chemist, or process engineer working with natural gas.   

    There are updates of new technologies in other related areas of natural gas, in addition to the CO2 capture and acid gas injection, including testing, reservoir simulations, and natural gas hydrate formations.  Advances in Natural Gas Engineering is an ongoing series of books meant to form the basis for the working library of any engineer working in natural gas today.  Every volume is a must-have for any engineer or library.


  • Hair : fashion and fantasy / Laurent Philippon
    TT 972 P455 2013
    Throughout history, hairstyles have conferred status. Cleopatra wore elaborate braids; Marie-Antoinette's contemporaries competed to pile their hair outrageously high; punk fashion made a fetish of spiked and dyed hair. Hair expresses our individuality, and fashion designers, photographers, and style gurus love its infinite possibilities.This book celebrates the art of hair. From African tribal fashions to today's new creations, each chapter explores a style such as braids, curls, chignons, short crops, Mohawks, and some wilder extremes. Rare archival images combine with fabulous work by stellar photographers including Duane Michals, Martin Parr, Patrick Demarchelier, Jean-Paul Goude, Herb Ritts, Helmut Newton, Robert Mapplethorpe, David LaChapelle, Nan Goldin, and others. These are accompanied by witty and informed contributions from fashion stars and world-renowned stylists from Vidal Sassoon, Orlando Pita, Julien d'Ys, and Sam McKnight to queen of burlesque Dita Von Teese, Nicole Tucker (Alicia Keys's hairstylist), and Kathy Phillips, former beauty editor at Vogue.

  • Water wells and boreholes / Bruce Misstear, David Banks, Lewis Clark
    TD 405 M57 2017

    Water Wells and Boreholes focuses on wells that are used for drinking, industry, agriculture or other supply purposes. Other types of wells and boreholes are also covered, including boreholes for monitoring groundwater level and groundwater quality. This fully revised second edition updates and expands the content of the original book whilst maintaining its practical emphasis. The book follows a life-cycle approach to water wells, from identifying a suitable well site through to successful implementation, operation and maintenance of the well, to its eventual decommissioning.

    Completely revised and updated throughout, Water Wells and Boreholes, Second edition, is the ideal reference for final-year undergraduate students in geology and civil engineering; graduate students in hydrogeology, civil engineering and environmental sciences; research students who use well data in their research; professionals in hydrogeology, water engineering, environmental engineering and geotechnical engineering; and aid workers and others involved in well projects.


  • Sustainable local energy planning and decision making : emerging research and opportunities / Vangelis Marinakis
    TJ 163.3 M366 2017
    It is imperative to promote and maintain sustainability in all areas of the world. By developing effective energy usage frameworks, regional communities can better achieve this goal.

    Sustainable Local Energy Planning and Decision Making: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an authoritative reference source featuring the latest scholarly research on an operational framework for decision support for local and regional authorities to aid in sustainable energy planning. Including extensive coverage on a broad range of topics and perspectives such as emission trends, energy balance, and climate change, this book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on the development of regional sustainable energy plans.

  • Sustainable construction materials : copper slag / Ravindra K. Dhir, OBE, Jorge de Brito, Raman Mangabhai, Chao Qun Lye
    TN 780 D445 2017

    Sustainable Construction Materials: Copper Slag , as part of a series of five, the book aims to promote the use of sustainable construction materials. It is different to the norm and its uniqueness lies in developing a data matrix sourced from 400 publications, contributed by 712 authors from 337 institutions in 40 countries from 1964 to 2015, on the subject of copper slag as a construction material, and systematically, analysisng, evaluating and modelling this information for use in cement, concrete, geotechnics and road pavement applications. Related environmental issues, case studies and standards are also discussed. The work establishes what is already known and can be used. It would also help to avoid repetitive research and save valuable resources, which can instead be directed towards new research to progress the use of sustainable construction materials.

    The book is structured in an incisive and easy to digest manner. As an excellent reference source, the book is particularly suited for researchers, academics, design engineers, specifiers, contractors, developers and certifying and regulatory authorities, seeking to promote sustainability within the construction sector.



    Provides an extensive source of valuable database information supported by an exhaustive and comprehensively organized list of globally published literature spanning 40-50 years, up to 2016, with over 400 references Offers an analysis, evaluation, repackaging, and modeling of existing knowledge, encouraging more responsible use of waste materials in construction Presents a wealth of knowledge for use in many sectors relating to the construction profession

  • Structural wood design : ASD/LRFD / Abi Aghayere, Jason Vigil
    TA 419 A44 2017

    This text provides a concise and practical guide to timber design, using both the Allowable Stress Design and the Load and Resistance Factor Design methods. It suits students in civil, structural, and construction engineering programs as well as engineering technology and architecture programs, and also serves as a valuable resource for the practicing engineer. The examples based on real-world design problems reflect a holistic view of the design process that better equip the reader for timber design in practice.

    This new edition

    now includes the LRFD method with some design examples using LRFD for joists, girders and axially load members. is based on the 2015 NDS and 2015 IBC model code. includes a more in-depth discussion of framing and framing systems commonly used in practice, such as, metal plate connected trusses, rafter and collar tie framing, and pre-engineered framing. includes sample drawings, drawing notes and specifications that might typically be used in practice. includes updated floor joist span charts that are more practical and are easy to use. includes a chapter on practical considerations covering topics like flitch beams, wood poles used for footings, reinforcement of existing structures, and historical data on wood properties. includes a section on long span and high rise wood structures includes an enhanced student design project

  • Remediation engineering : design concepts / Suthan S. Suthersan, John Horst, Matthew Schnobrich, Nicklaus Welty, Jeff McDonough
    TD 878 S88 2017

    Remediation engineering has evolved and advanced from the stage of being a sub-discipline of environmental engineering into its own engineering discipline supporting the growth of a global industry. This fully-updated second edition will capture the fundamental advancements that have taken place during the last two decades, within the sub-disciplines that form the foundation of the remediation engineering platform. The book will cover the entire spectrum of current technologies that are being employed in this industry, and will also touch on future trends and how practitioners should anticipate and adapt to those needs.


  • Practical guide to rock tunneling / Dean Brox, Brox Consulting, Vancouver, Canada
    TA 805 B76 2017

    This Practical Guide to Rock Tunneling fills an important void in the literature for a practical guide to the design and construction of tunnels in rock.

    Practical Guide to Rock Tunneling takes the reader through all the critical steps of the design and construction for rock tunnels starting from geotechnical site investigations through to construction supervision. The guide provides suggestions and recommendations for practitioners on special topics of laboratory testing, durability of rock and acceptance for unlined water conveyance tunnels, overstressing or deep and long tunnels, risk-based evaluation of excavation methods, contract strategies, and post-construction inspections. Key considerations and lessons learned from selected case projects are presented based on the author#65533;s extensive international experience of over 30 years and 1000 km of tunneling for civil, hydropower, and mining infrastructure, including some of the most recognized projects in the world to date.

    Instead of revisiting all theory and concepts that can be found in other sources, this book contains the hard learned lessons from the author#65533;s experience in the field of Rock Tunneling, gathered over 30 years of service.


  • Hydrostatic testing, corrosion, and microbiologically influenced corrosion : a field manual for control and prevention / Reza Javaherdashti, Farzaneh Akvan
    TS 283 J38 2017

    Hydrostatic Testing, Corrosion, and Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion: A Field Manual for Control and Prevention teaches industry professionals, managers, and researchers how to combat corrosion failure associated with hydrotesting. It discusses how a test liquid must be selected, how corrosion by bacteria should be controlled, and how to eliminate the risk of leakage. Rather than teaching how hydrotests should be conducted, it helps the reader evaluate the quality of a hydrotest that#65533;s already been conducted in terms of oxygen scavenger use, biocide testing, inhibitor addition, and water quality and explains the tasks that top and middle management must ensure are taken with respect to corrosion assessment of hydrotesting. The manual also discusses microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) as the main corrosion mechanism related to post-hydrotesting and offers essential knowledge on combating this corrosion process. In addition to being a manual for top and middle management on how to deal with corrosion, this book also:


  • Heritage building information modelling / edited by Yusuf Arayici, John Counsell, Lamine Mahdjoubi, Gehan Nagy, Soheir Hawas and Khaled Dewidar
    TH 438.13 H47 2017

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) is being debated, tested and implemented wherever you look across the built environment sector. This book is about Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBIM), which necessarily differs from the commonplace applications of BIM to new construction.

    Where BIM is being used, the focus is still very much on design and construction. However, its use as an operational and management tool for existing buildings, particularly heritage buildings, is lagging behind.

    The first of its kind, this book aims to clearly define the scope for HBIM and present cutting-edge research findings alongside international case studies, before outlining challenges for the future of HBIM research and practice.

    After an extensive introduction to HBIM, the core themes of the book are arranged into four parts:

    Restoration philosophies in practice Data capture and visualisation for maintenance and repair Building performance Stakeholder engagement

    This book will be a key reference for built environment practitioners, researchers, academics and students engaged in BIM, HBIM, building energy modelling, building surveying, facilities management and heritage conservation more widely.


  • From internet of things to smart cities : enabling technologies / edited by Hongjian Sun, Chao Wang, Bashar I. Ahmad
    TK 5105.8857 F76 2018

    From Internet of Things to Smart Cities: Enabling Technologies explores the information and communication technologies (ICT) needed to enable real-time responses to current environmental, technological, societal, and economic challenges. ICT technologies can be utilized to help with reducing carbon emissions, improving resource utilization efficiency, promoting active engagement of citizens, and more.

    This book aims to introduce the latest ICT technologies and to promote international collaborations across the scientific community, and eventually, the general public. It consists of three tightly coupled parts. The first part explores the involvement of enabling technologies from basic machine-to-machine communications to Internet of Things technologies. The second part of the book focuses on state of the art data analytics and security techniques, and the last part of the book discusses the design of human-machine interfaces, including smart home and cities.

    Features

    Provides an extended literature review of relevant technologies, in addition to detailed comparison diagrams, making new readers be easier to grasp fundamental and wide knowledge Contains the most recent research results in the field of communications, signal processing and computing sciences for facilitating smart homes, buildings, and cities Includes future research directions in Internet of Things, smart homes, smart buildings, smart grid, and smart cities Presents real examples of applying these enabling technologies to smart homes, transportation systems and cities

    With contributions from leading experts, the book follows an easy structure that not only presents timely research topics in-depth, but also integrates them into real world applications to help readers to better understand them.


  • Energy sprawl solutions : balancing global development and conservation / edited by Joseph M. Kiesecker and David E. Naugle ; foreword by Peter Kareiva
    TD 195 E49 E5475 2017
    Over the next several decades, as human populations grow and developing countries become more affluent, the demand for energy will soar. Parts of the energy sector are preparing to meet this demand by increasing renewable energy production, which is necessary to combat climate change. But many renewable energy sources have a large energy sprawl--the amount of land needed to produce energy--which can threaten biodiversity and conservation. Is it possible to meet this rise in energy demand, while still conserving natural places and species?

    In Energy Sprawl Solutions , scientists Joseph M. Kiesecker and David Naugle provide a roadmap for preserving biodiversity despite the threats of energy sprawl. Their strategy--development by design--brings together companies, communities, and governments to craft blueprints for sustainable land development. This commonsense approach identifies and preemptively sets aside land where biodiversity can thrive while consolidating development in areas with lower biodiversity value. This approach makes sense for energy industries and governments, which can confidently build sustainability into their energy futures.

    This contributed volume brings together experts in diverse fields such as biodiversity conservation, ecology, ecosystem services, wildlife, fisheries, planning, energy, economics, and finance. Early chapters set the context for global patterns of biodiversity risk from energy extraction and the challenges of achieving a green future while maintaining energy security. Middle chapters are devoted to case studies from countries around the world, each describing a different energy sector and the collaborative process involved in planning complex energy projects in a way that maximizes biodiversity protection. Detailed maps and charts help orient readers to countries and energy sectors, providing proof for what is possible.

    With biodiversity declining rapidly because of an energy-hungry world, this book provides a needed guide for elected officials, industry representatives, NGOs and community groups who have a stake in sustainable energy-development planning.

  • Energy centered maintenance : a green maintenance system / Marvin Howell, Fadi S. Alshakhshir
    TH 3351 H69 2017

  • Wind farm noise : measurement, assessment and control / Colin H. Hansen, Con J. Doolan, Kristy L. Hansen
    TK 1541 H26 2017

    A comprehensive guide to wind farm noise prediction, measurement, assessment, control and effects on people

    Wind Farm Noise covers all aspects associated with the generation, measurement, propagation, regulation and adverse health effects of noise produced by large horizontal-axis wind turbines of the type used in wind farms.

    The book begins with a brief history of wind turbine development and the regulation of their noise at sensitive receivers. Also included is an introductory chapter on the fundamentals of acoustics relevant to wind turbine noise so that readers are well prepared for understanding later chapters on noise measurements, noise generation mechanisms, noise propagation modelling and the assessment of the noise at surrounding residences.

    Key features:

    Potential adverse health effects of wind farm noise are discussed in an objective way. Means for calculating the noise at residences due to a wind farm prior to construction are covered in detail along with uncertainty estimates. The effects of meteorological conditions and other influences, such as obstacles, ground cover and atmospheric absorption, on noise levels at residences are explained. Quantities that should be measured as well as how to best measure them in order to properly characterise wind farm noise are discussed in detail. Noise generation mechanisms and possible means for their control are discussed as well as aspects of wind farm noise that still require further research to be properly understood.

    The book provides comprehensive coverage of the topic, containing both introductory and advanced level material.


  • Spacer engineered FinFET architectures : high-performance digital circuit applications / Brajesh Kumar Kaushik, Sudeb Dasgupta, Pankaj Kumar Pal
    TK 7871.95 K38 2017

    This book focusses on the spacer engineering aspects of novel MOS-based device#65533;circuit co-design in sub-20nm technology node, its process complexity, variability, and reliability issues. It comprehensively explores the FinFET/tri-gate architectures with their circuit/SRAM suitability and tolerance to random statistical variations.


  • Smart electricity distribution networks / Chengshan Wang, Jianzhong Wu, Janaka Ekanayake and Nick Jenkins
    TK 3105 S48575 2017

    Smart distribution networks are one of the key research topics of countries looking to modernise electric power networks. Smart Electricity Distributions Networks aims to provide a basic discussion of the smart distribution concept and new technologies related to it, including distributed energy resources (DERs), demand side integration, microgrids, CELL and virtual power plants.

    #65533;

    With writing from leading contributors in the field of smart distribution networks, this volume discusses different concepts within the field as well as the best methods to analyse smart distribution systems to provide a cohesive overview of issues relating to Smart Grid and related technologies.

    #65533;

    This book will be valuable to those with an interest in understanding the technologies and performance of smart distribution networks as well as engaging with the wider debate over the future Smart Grid.


  • Semiconductor devices in harsh conditions / edited by Kirsten Weide-Zaage and Malgorzata Chrzanowska-Jeske ; managing editor Krzysztof Iniewski
    TK 7871.85 S449 2017

    This book introduces the reader to a number of challenges for the operation of electronic devices in various harsh environmental conditions. While some chapters focus on measuring and understanding the effects of these environments on electronic components, many also propose design solutions, whether in choice of material, innovative structures, or strategies for amelioration and repair. Many applications need electronics designed to operate in harsh environments. Readers will find, in this collection of topics, tools and ideas useful in their own pursuits and of interest to their intellectual curiosity.

    With a focus on radiation, operating conditions, sensor systems, package, and system design, the book is divided into three parts. The first part deals with sensing devices designed for operating in the presence of radiation, commercials of the shelf (COTS) products for space computing, and influences of single event upset. The second covers system and package design for harsh operating conditions. The third presents devices for biomedical applications under moisture and temperature loads in the frame of sensor systems and operating conditions.


  • Power system load frequency control : classical and adaptive fuzzy approaches / Hassan A. Yousef, Department of Electrical andComputer Engineering, Sultan Qaboos Universirty, Muscat, Oman
    TK 1007 Y68 2017

    This title presents a balanced blend between classical and intelligent load frequency control techniques, which is detrminant for continous supply of power loads. The classical control techniques introduced in this book include PID, pole placement, observer-based state feedback, static and dynamic output feedback controllers while the intelligent control techniques explained here are of adaptive fuzzy control types. This book will analyze and design different decentralized LF controllers in order to maintain the frequency deviations of each power area within the limits and keep the tie-line power flow between different power areas at the scheduled levels.

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