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            Dictionary of Engineering
              

            Dictionary of Engineering (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Education, McGraw-Hill

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $39.99
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            Containing over 17,500 entries encompassing the language of engineering, this title includes synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations; and, provides pronunciations for these terms. It covers such topics as building construction, chemical engineering, civil engineering, control syste...ms, design engineering, and engineering acoustics.
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            ISBN 9780071410502
            Released AU 27 Jan 2003
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Science Reference
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            SAM: One Robot, a Dozen Engineers, and the Race to Revolutionize the Way We Build
             

            SAM: One Robot, a Dozen Engineers, and the Race to Revolutionize the Way We Build (Hardback)

            By Waldman, Jonathan

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $33.75
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            • Pub Date
              1 Jan 20

            A true story of innovation, centered on a scrappy team of engineers--far from the Silicon Valley limelight--and their quest to achieve a surprisingly difficult technological feat: building a robot that can lay bricks. Humans have landed men on the moon, programmed cars to drive t...hemselves, and put the knowledge of our entire civilization in your back pocket. But no one--from MIT nerds to Army Corps engineers--has ever built a robot that can lay bricks as well as a mason. Unlike the controlled conditions of a factory line, where robots are now ubiquitous, no two construction sites are alike, and a day's work involves countless variables--bricks that range in size and quality, temperamental mortar mixes, uneven terrain, fickle weather, and moody foremen. Twenty-five years ago, on a challenging construction job in Syracuse, architect Nate Podkaminer had a vision of a future full of efficient, automated machines that freed men from the repetitive, toilsome burden of laying bricks. (Bricklayers lift the equivalent of a Ford truck every few days.) Offhandedly, he mentioned the idea to his daughter's boyfriend, and after some inspired scheming, the architect and engineer--soon to be in-laws--cofounded a humble startup called Construction Robotics. Working out of a small trailer, they recruited a boldly unconventional team of engineers to build the Semi-Automated Mason: SAM. In classic American tradition, a small, unlikely, and eccentric family-run startup sought to reimagine the behemoth $10 billion construction industry--the second biggest industry in America--in bootstrap fashion. In the tradition of Tracy Kidder's The Soul of a New Machine, SAM unfolds as an engineering drama, full of trials and setbacks, heated showdowns between meticulous scientists and brash bricklayers (and their even more opinionated union), and hard-earned milestone achievements. Jonathan Waldman, acclaimed author of Rust, brings readers inside the world of the renegade company revolutionizing the
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            ISBN 9781501140594
            Released AU 1 Jan 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Story Of Things

            The Story Of Things (Hardback)

            By Layton, Neal

            • RRP: $34.99
            • $26.24
            • Save $8.75
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            First came The Story of Everything and then came The Story of Things! From the Stone Age to the Modern Age in eleven pop-up spreads!

            ISBN 9780340945322
            Released AU 12 Nov 2009
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future

            Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future (Paperback)

            By Krumdieck, Susan

            • RRP: $92.99
            • $92.99
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            Engineering Transition: Building a Sustainable Future examines new strategies emerging in response to the mega-issues of global climate change, decline in world oil supply, scarcity of key industrial minerals, and local environmental constraints. These issues pose challenges for ...organizations, businesses, and communities, and engineers will need to begin developing ideas and projects to implement the transition of engineered systems. This work presents a methodology for shifting away from unsustainable activities. Teaching the Transition Engineering approach and methodology is the focus of the text, and the concept is presented in a way that engineers can begin applying it in their work.
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            ISBN 9780367341268
            Released AU 6 Nov 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Engineering: A Very Short Introduction
             

            Engineering: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

            By Blockley, David

            • RRP: $16.99
            • $16.99
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            Engineering is part of almost everything we do - from the water we drink and the food we eat, to the buildings we live in and the roads and railways we travel on. In this Very Short Introduction, David Blockley explores the nature and practice of engineering, its history, its sco...pe, and its relationship with art, science, and technology.
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            ISBN 9780199578696
            Released AU 22 May 2012
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Very Short Introductions
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            Land Surveying Simplified
              

            Land Surveying Simplified (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gay, Paul L.

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $49.99
            • In Stock US

            This is a book about boundary surveying. It is written for anyone who is interested in how surveys are performed. The book would also be useful for land surveying students who are interested in developing an overall view of how land surveyors go about surveying a parcel of land. ...This book will provide the reader with a background on boundary surveying techniques and some of the common legal issues which govern boundary establishment. A primary purpose of this book is to acquaint people who are not land surveyors with the principles used by land surveyors to establish boundary lines. The information in this book will be useful to home owners, real estate agents, attorneys, engineers, city planners, building officials, students, bankers, title researchers, GIS practitioners and others. I hope this book will be an important resource for those who have questions relating to boundaries and land surveying in general.
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            ISBN 9781365206214
            Released AU 25 Jun 2016
            Publisher Lulu Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Forged by Farra: 150 Years
              

            Forged by Farra: 150 Years (Paperback)

            By Patterson, Rosemarie

            • RRP: $5.50
            • $5.50
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            This is the story of how Farra Engineering came to be a modern and diverse engineering company, with a national and international focus. Farra is based in Dunedin

            ISBN 453276
            Published AU 1 Sep 2013
            Publisher Misc Pub
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Engineering and Society: An Australian Perspective
             

            Engineering and Society: An Australian Perspective (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Johnston, Stephen; Jones, Evan; Gostelow, Paul

            • RRP: $130.99
            • $130.99
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            This second edition has been significantly revised and updated, yet it retains the hallmarks of the successful first edition. The text is in part a response to a review report Changing the Culture: Engineering Education into the Future which appeared in 1996. Written for both stu...dents and professionals.
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            ISBN 9780582811713
            Published AU 29 Dec 1998
            Publisher Pearson Education
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Management for Engineers
              

            Management for Engineers (Paperback, 3rd edition)

            Edited by Samson, Danny

            • RRP: $139.99
            • $139.99
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            This Australian text provides everything an engineering student needs to know about management. Appropriate for students studying all areas of engineering, this new edition has been significantly re-written and includes latest research and debates on organizations, strategies and... marketing.
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            ISBN 9780733907364
            Published AU 20 Sep 2000
            Publisher Pearson Education
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Captain Charles, Engineer of Charity: The Remarkable Life of Charles Gordon O'Neill
              

            Captain Charles, Engineer of Charity: The Remarkable Life of Charles Gordon O'Neill (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Utick, Stephen

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $39.99
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            The extraordinary life of 'Captain' Charles Gordon O'Neill, colonial engineer, inventor, parliamentarian and philanthropist, and principle co-founder of the St Vincent de Paul Society in Australia and New Zealand.

            ISBN 9781741753783
            Published AU 1 Apr 2008
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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