Most popular Technology, engineering, agriculture books
The most popular Technology, engineering, agriculture books currently available. Updated weekly.
Traces the origins of some of the twentieth century's important inventions. This title tells the story about the life and work of a small group of eccentric men - Mervin Kelly, Bill Shockley, Claude Shannon, John Pierce, and Bill Baker - who spent their careers at Bell Labs.
Written by renowned author Anita Tull and experienced teacher and examiner Alison Palmer, this student book covers both Units of the WJEC Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering. Suitable for Level 1 and 2 students, the depth of coverage, language and design of the book has been carefully tailored to meet learning needs.
<p>A pocket sized version of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, this book is the perfect size for taking with you on all your sailing trips that you can refer to in an instance. This informative guide provides you with everything you need to know to keep yourself safe out at sea.</p><ul><li>64 pages</li></ul>
Electrician's Guide to the Building Regulations includes the latest guidance on third-party certification schemes and covers relevant parts of the Building Regulations, including Fire Safety, Ventilation and Conservation of Energy. This guide has been fully updated to BS 7671:2018.
A comprehensive guide, "Advanced Bread and Pastry" is written to help today's baker respond to the recent evolution of ingredients, products, and presentation. The recipes are based on a variety of classic methods and processes.
The further adventures of the star of Our Yorkshire Farm and bestselling author Amanda Owen, as she takes us back to the Yorkshire Dales with her delightful family.
At long last, here is the thoroughly revised and updated, and long-anticipated, third edition of the hugely successful The Art of Electronics. Widely accepted as the best single authoritative text on electronic circuit design, it will be an indispensable reference and the gold standard for anyone in the field.
On July 20, 1969, science fiction became reality. Revisit the momentous moon landing in the 50th anniversary edition of Norman Mailer's classic book on the Apollo 11 mission. This volume includes hundreds of images sourced from the NASA vaults, magazine archives, and private collections, documenting the lead up to, aftermath, and breathtaking...
A deeply personal female narrative memoir about life, love, death, and dinner, set in the world of butchery.
The 2020 Maria Thun biodynamic calendar adapted for North American (EST) dates and times, showing optimum days for sowing, pruning and harvesting.
Guidance Note 3: Inspection & Testing is a fundamental guidance book for all those involved with the testing and inspection of electrical installations. It also contains essential guidance for those studying for inspection and testing qualifications and has been fully updated to BS 7671:2018.
The On-Site Guide is an essential guide to BS 7671. It incorporates the extensive changes in BS 7671:2018, making this a vital guide for keeping up to date. It enables the competent electrician to deal with installations (up to 100 A, 3-phase) providing essential information in a convenient, easy-to-use format.
Take a trip down memory lane with Retro Gaming, and relive the glory days (and not so glory days) of your old favourites.
More than 100 ideas from the RHS to help you make your garden a haven for wildlife.
'Just incredible' NAOMI KLEIN*** NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *** LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE ***The Outlaw Ocean is a riveting, adrenalin-fuelled tour of a vast, lawless and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas.
A special updated anniversary edition of the classic account of the Apollo 11 trip to the moon.
The original biodynamic sowing and planting calendar, now in its 58th year, showing the optimum days for sowing, pruning, and harvesting various plants and crops.
Packed with information on several important topics including infection control, manicuring, pedicuring, chemistry, UV gels, and the salon business, this book gives the aspiring nail technician the tools they need to launch themselves into a rewarding and successful career.
* This best selling text prepares students to formulate and solve material and energy balances in chemical process systems and lays the foundation for subsequent courses in chemical engineering. * The text provides a realistic, informative, and positive introduction to the practice of chemical engineering.
We learn how abundant and valued these fish were centuries before our current crisis of over-fishing: we learn how eels built our monasteries, how cod sank the Spanish Armada, how fish and chips helped us through two World Wars.
The story of the relationship between humankind and cattle, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Counting Sheep.
Inspire your students to tackle the iterative design process with creativity and confidence, using a textbook that delivers the knowledge, understanding and skills they need for the 2017 OCR Design & Technology AS and A-level specifications.
The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley.
Like its companions, West Aegean and East Aegean, Ionian contains detailed information on many of the smaller harbours and anchorages which cannot be covered as comprehensively in Rod Heikell's major guide, Greek Waters Pilot
Norwegian Wood meets The Tao of Pooh meets a flock of Swedish sheep in this playful, profound and philosophical diary written by a literary academic turned novice shepherd.
For more than 80 years The Shell Channel Pilot has been the ultimate authority on English Channel navigation and pilotage.
Greek Waters Pilot is the definitive cruising guide to the coasts and islands of Greece.
Originally published in 1988, an extraordinary, dramatic history of the first voyages to the moon - newly updated for the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing.
Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, Amity and Prosperity is a powerful and beautifully-written story of the energy boom's impact on a small town in the United States - and of one woman's transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activist
The Sheep Stell is Janet White's beautiful and evocative memoir about her life as a shepherd: a lost classic.
This highly acclaimed undergraduate textbook teaches all the mathematics for undergraduate courses in the physical sciences. Containing over 800 exercises, half come with hints and answers and, in a separate manual, complete worked solutions. The remaining exercises are intended for unaided homework; full solutions are available to instructors.
Just as honeybees are found all over the world so are recipes that use their honey. Caribbean jerk, Spanish tapas, French sauces and Turkish cakes all gleam with it. It can take no more than a spoonful of honey to bring its deep flavour to a dish. Spoonfuls of Honey includes over 80 recipes and tips about buying and storing the sweet stuff.
Ideal for students on all construction courses Topics presented concisely in plain language and with clear drawings Updated to include revisions to Building and Construction regulationsThe Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Its detailed drawings clearly illustrate the construction of building elements, and have been an invaluable guide for builders since 1988. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate., Extensive coverage of building construction practice, techniques, and regulations representing both traditional procedures and modern developments are included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction. This new edition has been updated to reflect recent changes to the building regulations, as well as new material on the latest technologies used in domestic construction. Building Construction Handbook is the essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through to Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year Degree level., It is also a useful practical reference for building designers, contractors and others engaged in the construction industry.
A decade after it was first published, this book remains the best textbook in this exciting field. This 10th anniversary edition includes an introduction from the authors setting the work in context. Containing a wealth of figures and exercises, it is ideal for courses on the subject.
An unstoppable enthusiast from an early age, Edd had 35 ongoing car projects while he was at university, not counting the double-decker bus he was living in. His first car was a more conventional 1303 Texas yellow Beetle, the start of an ongoing love affair with VW, even though it got him arrested for attempted armed robbery.
This chatty book shows you how anyone can easily make their own butter at home, and gives you brilliant buttery ideas on where to use it other than slathered over toast.
An amazing book, this is the definitive work about El Celler de Can Roca. Fully illustrated throughout, it gathers the thoughts of writer Josep Maria Fonalleras in a day at El Celler. Here is the history, philosophy, techniques, values, sources of inspiration, creative processes, of this band of extraordinary chefs with over 90 detailed recipes.