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You'll Love This If: You enjoy woodworking projects In this woodworking book, Features step-by-step photoshand-rendered drawings and templates. In This Building Wooden Machines You'll Learn: Plans for 28 ingenious woodworking projects with visible wheels, cranks, pistons and other moving parts made of wood

Fiber Optic Technician's Manual, now in its second edition, continues to serve as a practical guide for the designer, installer, and troubleshooter of fiber optic cable plants and networks used in today's communications systems. Comprehensive in scope, this book addresses applications of fiber optics including telephone, CATV, and computer networks. Discussion centers on the basics of the technology, the components used, and their installation. Based... more...

“I dream of a better world,” writes zinester and How and Why author Matte Resist in the intro to his new book. He continues, “To me, DIY culture is about grabbing a little piece of that dream.” What follows over the course of the next 176 pages is Matte doing what all dreamers must do: waking up from his dream, opening his eyes, and confronting what roadblocks and hurdles lie between him and his goal. Matte does this by... more...

Cheese Lovers Everywhere will Enjoy the Ease and Simplicity of this Essential Beginner's Resource for Cheese Making at Home. Say you love cheese and anyone within earshot will agree, because from Ricotta to Havarti and Gouda to Brie, cheese is quite simply amazing. But when it comes to making your own, it can be trickier than you’d think to get started. Lifetime cheese lover Elena Santogade felt this way when she taught herself... more...

This textbook covers tools and applications in civil engineering systems. It begins by revising the mathematical and statistical background for the adequate formulation of civil engineering problems. Then it examines a series of topics required to understand infrastructure, facilities and transportation networks, and their planning, maintenance, upgrading and expansion. It covers problem definition, model formulation and decision... more...


Key features: * Clear, concise text, supplemented with comprehensive illustrations.Includes references to current Building and Construction Regulations, British and European Standards. * New chapter on Access and Facilities for the Disabled, as applied to industrial and commercial buildings. * Updated information on the aspects of higher energy efficient standards. * Considers construction processes and procedures to include site works, plant and... more...

Design management as a recognised role in the built environment industry is relatively new, initially arising from the need for better co-ordination and delivery of design information from design teams to main contractors - particularly important as procurement routes involving contractor led design have become much more commonplace. The advent of design packages driven by specialist sub-contractors has also increased the need for... more...

Patterns and instructions to create action toys with wheels that spin and pistons that pump—all designed to make movement and sound, as well as excitement and fascination. “An absolute marvel of a book. There is not a single page in the entire book that does not impart something of value to the reader and builder.”—Woodwork.

The first European edition of Francis DK Ching’s classic visual guide to the basics of building construction. For nearly four decades, the US publication Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new European edition focuses on the construction methods most commonly used in Europe, referring largely to UK Building Regulations overlaid with British and... more...

Much like the history of art, the history of interior design encompasses numerous styles, movements, and individual artistic contributions. It also reflects the influence of international political and social developments. A basic understanding of this history is important for professional designers who look to the past for inspiration.