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  • The Merlin by Gordon A. A. Wilson
    The Merlin (English, Hardback)

    First ever narrative history of the famous aero engine that powered the Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster, Mosquito and Mustang, the aircraft that made the difference between victory and defeat at critical moments in the Second World War - the Battle of Britain and the allied aerial offensive against Germany.

    $20.29 $24.90
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  • Rover V8 - The Story of the Engine by James Taylor
    Rover V8 - The Story of the Engine (English, Hardback)

    This book tells the full story of the Rover V8 engine, its origins as a General Motors design in the 1950s and its development by Rover (and subsequently Land Rover) between 1967 and 2004. It focuses on production versions of the engine and includes information supplied by those who worked on its design and development.

    $29.20 $50.00
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  • Aveling & Porter by Colin Tyson
    Aveling & Porter (English, Paperback)

    Utilising the stunning photographic collection of noted preservationist John Crawley, with most images previously unpublished, Old Glory magazine editor Colin Tyson tells the story behind the most iconic manufacturer of steam traction engines.

    $16.00 $19.65
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  • Building Simple Model Steam Engines: Book 2 by Tubal Cain
    Building Simple Model Steam Engines: Book 2 (English, Paperback)

    Since the publication of the first book, the author has designed and built several more engines ranging from a delightful little turbine to a larger engine in the style of the magnificent 'Steam Engines of the Highest Class' offered by toymakers before WW1. Fully detailed methods of construction with the beginner in mind.

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  • Jet Engines by Klaus Hunecke
    Jet Engines (English, Hardback)

    For those who wish to broaden their knowledge of jet engine technology and associated subjects. It covers turbojet, turboprop and turbofan designs and is applicable to civilian and military usage. Starting with an overview of the main design types and fundamentals, it goes on to look at topics such as air intakes, compressors, and exhaust systems.

    $23.08 $34.95
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  • Stationary Steam Engines by Anthony Coulls
    Stationary Steam Engines (English, Paperback)

    From small engines for driving machinery to the massive beam horizontal engines that kept tunnels dry and our cities clean, stationary engines are impressive relics of our industrial past. This is their story.

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  • Steam Traction on the Road by Anthony Burton
    Steam Traction on the Road (English, Hardback)

    New in-depth research with Informative, factual text.

    $25.98 $49.95
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  • Prime Movers of Globalization by Vaclav Smil
    Prime Movers of Globalization (English, Paperback)

    The story of how diesel engines and gas turbines, used to power cargo ships and jet airplanes, made today's globally integrated economy possible.

    $14.57 $18.95
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  • Robotics by Bruno Siciliano
    Robotics (English, Hardback)

    Robotics provides the know-how on the foundations of robotics: modelling, planning and control. It covers mobile robots, visual control and motion planning. A variety of problems are worked through, and the tools to find engineering solutions are explained.

    $93.95 $119.99
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  • Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance
    Elon Musk (English, Paperback)

    South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping our Future is an important, exciting and intelligent account of the real-life Iron Man.

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  • Gasoline Engine Management by Konrad Reif
    Gasoline Engine Management (English, Paperback)

    The call for environmentally compatible and economical vehicles necessitates immense efforts to develop innovative engine concepts. Descriptions of the cylinder-charge control, fuel injection, ignition and catalytic emission-control systems provides comprehensive overview of today's gasoline engines.

    $100.35 $109.99
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  • Gas-Turbine Power Generation by Paul Breeze
    Gas-Turbine Power Generation (English, Paperback)

    Gas-Turbine Power Generation is a concise, up-to-date, and readable guide providing an introduction to gas turbine power generation technology. It includes detailed descriptions of gas fired generation systems, demystifies the functions of gas fired technology, and explores the economic and environmental risk factors...

    $41.51 $49.95
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  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery by Cesare Hall
    Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery (English, Hardback)

    Starting with background principles in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, this title discusses axial flow turbines and compressors, centrifugal pumps, fans, and compressors, and radial flow gas turbines, hydraulic turbines, and wind turbines.

    $64.25 $94.95
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  • An Odyssey in Steam by David C. Bell
    An Odyssey in Steam (English, Hardback)

    It is a unique look at the railways during the age of steam featuring many of the engines currently at The National Railway Museum in York including the Rocket; the Flying Scotsman; the Evening Star; the Duke of Gloucester and the Mallard.

    $26.86 $39.95
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  • Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines by Richard Stone
    Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines (English, Hardback)

    Now in its fourth edition, this textbook remains the indispensable text to guide readers through automotive or mechanical engineering, both at university and beyond.

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  • Machine Learning by Dr. Sergios Theodoridis
    Machine Learning (English, Hardback)

    "This tutorial text gives a unifying perspective on machine learning by covering both probabilistic and deterministic approaches--which are based on optimization techniques--together with the Bayesian inference approach, whose essence lies in the use of a hierarchy of probabilistic models"--Publisher's website.

    $94.24 $99.95
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  • Analysis of Machining and Machine Tools by Steven Y. Liang
    Analysis of Machining and Machine Tools (English, Hardback)

    This book provides readers with the fundamental, analytical, and quantitative knowledge of machining process planning and optimization based on advanced and practical understanding of machinery, mechanics, accuracy, dynamics, monitoring techniques, and control strategies that they need to understanding machining and machine tools.

    $81.99 $99.99
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  • Internal Combustion Engine in Theory and Practice: Volume 2 by Charles Fayette Taylor
    Internal Combustion Engine in Theory and Practice: Volume 2 (English, Paperback)

    This revised edition of Taylor's classic work on the internal-combustion engine incorporates changes and additions in engine design and control that have been brought on by the world petroleum crisis, the subsequent emphasis on fuel economy, and the legal restraints on air pollution.

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  • Cambridge Aerospace Series: Rocket Propulsion Series Number 47 by Stephen D. Heister
    Cambridge Aerospace Series: Rocket Propulsion Series Number 47 (English, Hardback)

    Equips students with a thorough up-to-date knowledge of rocket propulsion, along with practical tools that can be applied in industry. Numerous homework problems, an online solutions manual, real-life case studies and examples, numerical methods, and links to online materials are all included. Ideal for senior and first year graduate students.

    $63.97 $74.99
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  • Two-Stroke Performance Tuning by A. Graham Bell
    Two-Stroke Performance Tuning (English, Hardback)

    Ignition, carburetion, cylinders, and exhaust systems for vintage and modern motocross and road bikes, Japanese motorcycles, and karting.

    $23.34 $39.95
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