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Methane: Fuel for the Future

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York/London, Springer: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62403786

ISBN: 0306411229

Condition: Fine


0306411229 334 pages including index. Proceedings of a world conference entitled "Methane - Fuel for the Future," sponsored by the government of British Columbia, held during September 1981, at Delta's River Inn, Vancouver, British Columbia. Offers valuable information for mechanical and biochemical engineers, organic chemists, transportation and energy specialists, and all others interested in the development of alternate fuels. Clean, bright and unmarked but for prior owner's signature upon front free endpaper. Minimal wear to book. Tight and square. Light wear to dust jacket. ... View more info

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Handbook of Snow: Principles, Processes, Management and Use

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Pergamon Pr: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 615C6190

ISBN: 0080253741

Condition: Good


0080253741 776 pages. Index. "The only comprehensive, fully-illustrated handbook on the physical principles and management of snow, snowfall and snowcover." - from back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Finite Element Software for Microwave Engineering (Wiley Series in Microwave and Optical Engineering)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Wiley-Interscience: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 133C6838

ISBN: 0471126365

Condition: Fine


0471126365 484 pages. "The first comprehensive reference for users of finite element software." - from dust jacket. Unread. As new. View more info

Applied Strength of Materials - Second Edition

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: McGraw Hill Book Company: 1967

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 62403997

ISBN: 0070935408

Condition: Good


0070935408 408 pages including index. Binding sound. Moderate wear. Prior owner's details upon front flyleaf else clean and unmarked. Nice solid copy. View more info

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Drainage Structures for Logging Roads

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, The Association of British Columbia Professional Foresters and the Centre for Continuing Education, the University of British Columbia: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133A5248

ISBN: 0888431139

Condition: Very Good


0888431139 238 pages. Papers presented at a conference held April 2 & 3, 1979 at the Sheraton-Plaza 500, Vancouver, B.C. Clean, bright and unmarked (but for title written along spine) with very light wear. Sunning to spine. Excellent copy. View more info

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Heat Pump Technology for Saving Energy (Energy Technology Review)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Noyes Pubns: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133A0227

ISBN: 0815507445

Condition: Fair


0815507445 348 pages. Chapters include: Basic Concepts; Comparison of water-source and air-source heat pumps in Northern Environment; Evaluation of the air-to-air heat pump for residential use; Three experimental studies; Aces water-to-air system; The solar-assisted heat pump; Performance evaluation of 3-ton air-to-air heat pump; Compressor capacity control; Controlling noise. Somewhat above-average wear. Usual library markings. Worthy working copy. View more info

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Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice. Fourteenth edition 1950-52

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Simmons-Boardman: 1950

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 524H3042

ISBN: B000K26HFU

Condition: Fair


B000K26HFU 1028 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated. Covers: Diesel-Electric, Steam, Electric, Gas Turbines, Shops, Terminals, and Servicing Facilities. Somewhat above-average external wear. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper. Binding a little slack but intact. A worthy reference copy of this huge and magnificent vintage reference. View more info

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Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Canada, Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 624H4032

ISBN: B0037V7UMK

Condition: Good


B0037V7UMK viii, [1], 162 pages. Attractively colour-illustrated maroon boards. Two maps in pocket inside back board. Printed upon glossy stock. Black and white photos, illustrations, graphs and tables. "Seven of the papers are devoted to discussion of stratigraphy and stratigraphic problems, three are discourses on structural problems, two are concerned with economic geology, and one with the development of hydroelectric power in the Bow River drainage basin. Begins with a brief sketch of the human history of the area being studied." - Preface. Intended to serve as a useful and... View more info

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The History of he Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers Volume II 1936-1946

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Ottawa, The MIlitary Engineers Association of Canada: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 515H4245

ISBN: B00502BO7Q

Condition: Very Good


B00502BO7Q xx, [2], 713 pages. Glossary of Abbreviations. Index. Footnotes. Fold-out maps. Black and white photographic plates. Colour map endpapers. Bookplate across from half-title page. Very light wear to unmarked book which bears moderate soiling to fore- and top edges. Very light wear to dust jacket preserved in mylar. Although there is no mention of any earlier printings, it is possible this work was first published in 1962, thus we offer this 1966 copy as a reprint. A quality copy of this very informative reference. View more info

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Electrical Communication

By: Albert, Arthur Lemuel

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, John Wiley & Sons: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133C7140

Condition: Good


448 pages. Black and white illustrations. "Presents the various phases of transmitting intelligence electrically as they contribute to the end desired - that of providing the public with an adequate and economical communication service." - from Preface. Prior owner's bookplate inside front cover, otherwise unmarked. Minor lean to spine. Average wear. A sound first edition copy of this early work in the field, the modern state of which might be unrecognizable to the author. View more info

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Aviation Engineering and Aircraft Servicing (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Airway Age - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, January (Jan.) 1932 - The Sperry Automatic Pilot / The Herrick Vertoplane

By: Angle, G.; Caldwell, F.; Sperry, E.; Lederer, J.; Allen, J.; Vaughan, G.; Hoffman, E.; Klemin, A.; Herrick, G.; Weidinger, H.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Aircraft Engineering: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2492

Condition: Good


58 pages. Features: Front cover Thompson Valves ad commemorates Major "Jimmy" Doolittle's record transcontinental flight from Burbank to Newark in 1931; Positioning of Link Rod Wrist Pins in Articulated Connecting Rods; Propeller Design; The Sperry Automatic Pilot for Airplanes; Fire Extinguishers; Methods of Laying Out Flat Patterns; Fuel and Lubricants in Relation to Engine Design; The Triangle Parachute; Vortex Theory and the Tapered Wing; The Herrick Vertoplane; German Experiments with Chemical Cooling of Aircraft Engines; New Planes - The C-J Bird and the Cabin Giro; Cold Prevent... View more info

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Aviation Engineering (Magazine), April (Apr.) 1933 - Editorial on the Akron Disaster / New Boeing Transport

By: Angle, G.; Hardecker, J.; Searles, E.; Finnie, T.; Miller, R.; Koudry, J.; Anderson, W.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2498

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Front cover Thompson Valves ad salutes Canadian Airways Limited; Shank Proportions of Aircraft Connecting Rods; Construction of Aircraft Fuel Tanks; The Effect of Change of Weight on Airplane Performance; The Value of Weight Saving in Aircraft Design; Notes on Stresses in Metal Covering Under the Action of a Uniformly Distributed Load; Copper Hydrogen Electric Welding; The New Boeing Transport; Pratt & Whitney Two-Row Engine Development; World Aviation; The Servo Control System; Bumps Due to Gusts; A Radio System for Fog Landings; The Debrie Camera; New features of the Mac... View more info

The Theory of Machines: Part I - The Principles of Mechanism; Part II - Elementary Mechanics of Machines. Second Edition

By: Angus, Robert W.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill: 1917

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 62404027

Condition: Good


340 pages including index. Chapters include: the nature of the machine; motion in machines; velocity diagrams; the motion diagram; toothed gearing; bevel and spiral gearing; trains of gearing; cams; forces acting on machines; crank effort and turning movement diagrams; machine efficiency; Governors; Speed Fluctuations; flywheel weight; accelerations in machines; machine balancing. Bright gilt lettering upon spine. Some writing upon front endpaper. Minimal markings to contents. Partial lean to spine. Average wear. Good working copy. View more info

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Practical Treatise On Milling And Milling Machines

By: Anon

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island, Brown & Sharpe: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 135H4077

ISBN: B014L5FNYM

Condition: Fair


B014L5FNYM 383 pages. A 1947 reprint of the 1939 first edition. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and diagrams. "Offers, in simple, non-technical form, information that may aid the beginner and the more experienced mechanic to a better understanding of the care and use of modern milling machines, and to foster a knowledge of the fundamental principles of sound milling practice." - Preface. Chapters include: Types and Characteristics of Milling Machines; Erection and Care; Operation; Cutters; Attachments; Universal Spiral Index Centers - I... View more info

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Okb Sukhoi: A History of the Design Bureau and Its Aircraft

By: Antonov, Vladimir; Gordon, Yefim; Gordyukov, Mikolai; Yakovlev, Vladimir; Zenkin, Vyachaslav; Carruth, Lenox; Miller, Jay

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Specialty Pr: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761G4527

ISBN: 1857800125

Condition: Very Good


1857800125 296 pages. "The definitive history of one of the world's most famous aircraft design bureaux... Each individual Sukhoi aircraft type is reviewed in exceptional detail. Included are prototypes, testbeds, miscellaneous uncompleted projects and design studies, and a plethora of production types. Nearly a thousand three-view drawings and photographs in colour and black and white depict every aircraft known to have been developed under the auspices of the Sukhoi name." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new arc... View more info

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Mosaic Art Today

By: Argiro, L.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, TBS The Book Service Ltd: 1969

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 614A4016

ISBN: 0700221808

Condition: Good


0700221808 636 pages. Index. Appendices. Covers basic principles and practical applications. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound working copy. View more info

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The Erection of Engineering Structures and Plant: A Handbook for Engineers, Erectors, Foremen and Students [The Directly-Useful [D.U.] Technical Series

By: Atkin, Harry

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Lt.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 616H3284

Condition: Very Good


vii, 198 pages. Generously illustrated with detailed drawings and black and white reproductions of marvelous old photos. Provides "that complementary knowledge whereby the draughtsman or other technical man may tackle the job of erection on site with assurance, or at least the understand that the erecting squad are doing nothing likely to cause damage to the property entrusted to its charge, nor accidents to those persons employed on the work." - Preface. Chapters include: Cranes and Substitutes; Winches; Rope-blocks; Chain-blocks; Jacks; Ropes; Knots; Slings; Sundry Tackle; Foundat... View more info

Bound Volumes of RTTY and The Lenkurt Demodulator

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $114.66

Publisher: Canada, RTTY: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83102371

Condition: Good


A single thick cirlox bound volume in stiff plastic wraps containing collections of two different publications: The Lenkurt Demodulator - 02/65, 01/65, 12/64, 11/64, 10/64, 9/64, 8/64, 2/64, 1/64, 12/63, 11/63, 10/64, 9/63; and RTTY - 3/63, 2/63, 12/62, 11/62, 10/62, 9/62, 8/62, 7/62, 6/62, 5/62, 4/62, 3/62, 1/62, and 2/62. The Lenkurt Demodulator was published monthly by Lenkurt Electric of Vancouver, British Columbia for individuals interested in multi-channel carrier, microwave radio systems and allied electronic products. RYYT was published by RTTY, Inc. of Pasadena, CA and presented new... View more info

The Development of Stainless Steel: Its Properties and Uses

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $89.95

Publisher: U.K., Thos. Firth & Sons, LTD: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83102458

Condition: Very Good


82 pages. "Being a Text-book of Data collected from Investigations in the Research Laboratories and in the Works of Thos. Firth & Sons, LTD., Sheffield." - from title page. Chapters include: The Requisitioning of Stainless Steel; Stainless Steel and its Manufacture; The Working and Treatment of Stainless Steel; The Strength of Stainless Steel as Shewn by Mechanical Tests; The Mechanical Strength of Stainless Steel at High Temperatures; General Physical Properites; Resistance to Rust - Corrosion Resisting Properties; The Effect of Various Reagents upon Stainless Steel; Contact with Ot... View more info

Handbook of Steel Drainage and Highway Construction Products - First Canadian Edition

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, American Iron and Steel Institute: 1984

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 62403998

Condition: Very Good


413 pages. Printed on high quality paper. Prior owner's name upon front endpaper else clean, bright and unmarked. Orange cloth-covered boards bear light wear and some sunning along spine. View more info