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  • How the World Really Works

    A Scientist’s Guide to Our Past, Present and Future

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    ** THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER **'Another masterpiece from one of my favorite authors . . . If you want a brief but thorough education in numeric thinking about many of the fundamental forces that shape human life, this is the book to read. It's a tour de force' BILL GATES__________We have never had so much information at our fingertips and yet most of us don't know how the world really works. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Stuff Matters

    The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

    * * * Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books * * *FROM THE TEA-CUP TO THE JET ENGINE, STUFF MATTERS IS A UNIQUE, INSPIRING EXPLORATION OF HUMAN CREATIVITY.'Enthralling. A mission to re-acquaint us with the wonders of the fabric that sustains our lives' Guardian'I stayed up all night reading this book' Oliver Sacks____________Everything is made of something.The ever... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Numbers Don't Lie

    71 Things You Need to Know About the World

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    'My favourite author has done it again. Numbers Don't Lie is by far his most accessible book to date, and I highly recommend it to anyone who is curious about the world. I unabashedly recommend this book to anyone who loves learning' Bill GatesIs flying dangerous? How much do the world's cows weigh? And what makes people happy?From Earth's nations and inhabitants, through the fuels and foods that ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Structures

    Or Why Things Don't Fall Down

    by J E Gordon ...
    In "The New Science of Strong Materials" the author made plain the secrets of materials science. In this volume he explains the importance and properties of different structures. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The New Science of Strong Materials

    Or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor

    by J E Gordon ...
    Why isn't wood weaker that it is? Why isn't steel stronger? Why does glass sometimes shatter and sometimes bend like spring? Why do ships break in half? What is a liquid and is treacle one? All these are questions about the nature of materials. All of them are vital to engineers but also fascinating as scientific problems. During the 250 years up to the 1920s and 1930s they had been answered ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Liquid

    The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives

    BY THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING, PRIZE-WINNING STUFF MATTERSSometimes explosive, often delightful, occasionally poisonous, but always fascinating: the secret lives of liquids, from one of our best-known scientists________________A series of glasses of transparent liquids is in front of you: but which will quench your thirst and which will kill you? And why? Why does one liquid make us drunk, and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Ninth Metal

    The Comet Cycle Book 1

    Book 1 - The Comet Cycle
    'Great characters, fine writing, totally engrossing' STEPHEN KINGIt might have been the end of days. Instead it was the beginning of something shockingly new.They called the comet Cain, after the astronomer who discovered it. It passed 500,000 miles from Earth. We were spared planetary destruction and granted a light show like no other.But, one year later, Earth span into the debris field left by ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Essential Biomaterials Science

    series Cambridge Texts in Biomedical Engineering
    This groundbreaking single-authored textbook equips students with everything they need to know to truly understand the hugely topical field of biomaterials science, including essential background on the clinical necessity of biomaterials, relevant concepts in biology and materials science, comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of all existing clinical and experimental biomaterials, and the ... Read more

    $96.99 AUD

  • The Shroud

    Fresh Light on the 2000 Year Old Mystery

    by Ian Wilson ...
    Two decades after radiocarbon dating declared the Turin Shroud a mediaeval fake, brand-new historical discoveries strongly suggest that this famous cloth, with its extraordinary photographic imprint, is genuinely Christ's shroud after all.In 1978 in his international bestseller The Turin Shroud Ian Wilson ignited worldwide public debate with his compelling case endorsing the shroud's authenticity. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Alchemy of Us

    How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another

    In the bestselling tradition of Stuff Matters and The Disappearing Spoon: a clever and engaging look at materials, the innovations they made possible, and how these technologies changed us.In The Alchemy of Us, scientist and science writer Ainissa Ramirez examines eight inventions—clocks, steel rails, copper communication cables, photographic film, light bulbs, hard disks, scientific labware, and ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Fiberglass and Other Composite MaterialsHP1498

    A Guide to High Performance Non-Metallic Materials for AutomotiveRacing and Mari ne Use. Includes Fiberglass, Kevlar, Carbon Fiber,Molds, Structures and Materia

    by Forbes Aird ...
    A guide to fiber reinforced plastic materials, including fiberglass, Kevlar, and carbon fiber. It also includes sections on mold making, plugs, materials, structures, gel coats, advanced building techniques, tools and equipment. ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Rare Metals War

    the dark side of clean energy and digital technologies

    Translated by Bianca Jacobsohn ...
    The resources race is on. Powering our digital lives and green technologies are some of the Earth’s most precious metals — but they are running out. And what will happen when they do?The green-tech revolution has been lauded as the silver bullet to a new world. One that is at last free of oil, pollution, shortages, and cross-border tensions. Drawing on six years of research across a dozen ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Science and the City

    The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

    Cities are a big deal. More people now live in them than don't, and with a growing world population, the urban jungle is only going to get busier in the coming decades. But how often do we stop to think about what makes our cities work?Cities are built using some of the most creative and revolutionary science and engineering ideas – from steel structures that scrape the sky to glass cables that ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing 2014

    It’s 3D Printing: The Next Generation! The technology’s improving, prices are dropping,new models are hitting the market, and 3D printers are appearing on desktops, workbenches, lab shelves, and kitchen tables all over the world. Not only are we seeing better, faster, and cheaper 3D printers, we’re also seeing new printing materials, easier-to-use design software, powerful scanning technology, and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Bubbles: A Ladybird Expert Book

    by Helen Czerski ...
    Book 24 - The Ladybird Expert Series
    Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Bubbles is a clear, surprising and entertaining introduction to the science of bubbles.Bubbles are beautiful, ephemeral, fun, fragile, jolly and slightly unpredictable. We're all familiar with them, but we don't often ask what they actually are.The great scientists of the Western world - Robert Hooke, Isaac Newton, Lord Rayleigh and more - studied bubbles ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Seven Easy and Cheap Methods for Preparing, Tanning, Dressing, Scenting and Renovating all Wool and Fur Peltries

    Also all Fine Leather as Adapted to the Manufacture of Robes, Mats, Caps, Gloves, Mitts, Overshoes

    This vintage book contains a guide to the various methods employed in preparing, tanning, dressing, scenting, and renovating wool and fur pelts, as well as fine leather. With simple instructions and a wealth of timeless information, this volume is highly recommended for novice leather workers and tanners. Contents include: "Cautions and Directions", "General preparatory Method", "For Hairing, ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Story-book of Science

    Title: The Story-book of ScienceAuthor: Jean-Henri FabrePublished : 1917Source : WikipediaCopyright Status : Public domainCategory : Science, TechnologyCONTENTSCHAPTER1The SixIIThe Fairy Tale and the True StoryIIIThe Building of the CityIVThe CowsVThe SheepfoldVIThe Wily DervishVIIThe Numerous FamilyVIIIThe Old Pear-Tree</... ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Comprehensive Utilization of Magnesium Slag by Pidgeon Process

    series SpringerBriefs in Materials
    This open access book introduces the magnesium resources in the world and the layout of this industry, the harmless handling/recycling of magnesium slag, and the process of magnesium silicothermic reduction (Pidgeon process) to produce the slag. Examples and experimental data in this book are from the author group’s research programs, as well as the recent researches in China. The book could ... Read more


  • Mechanics of Materials MCQs: Multiple Choice Questions and Answers (Quiz & Tests with Answer Keys)

    by Arshad Iqbal ...
    Mechanics of materials multiple choice questions has 100 MCQs. Materials mechanics quiz questions and answers pdf, MCQs on engineering mechanics, concept of stress, pure bending, stress and strain MCQs with answers, axial loading and torsion MCQs and quiz to practice exam prep tests.Mechanics of materials multiple choice quiz questions and answers pdf, mechanics exam revision and study guide with ... Read more

    $6.74 AUD

  • Bio-based Building Skin

    series Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes
    This book provides a compendium of material properties, demonstrates several successful examples of bio-based materials’ application in building facades, and offers ideas for new designs and novel solutions. It features a state-of-the-art review, addresses the latest trends in material selection, assembling systems, and innovative functions of facades in detail. Selected case studies on buildings ... Read more


  • Compact Models for Integrated Circuit Design

    Conventional Transistors and Beyond

    by Samar K. Saha ...
    Compact Models for Integrated Circuit Design: Conventional Transistors and Beyond provides a modern treatise on compact models for circuit computer-aided design (CAD). Written by an author with more than 25 years of industry experience in semiconductor processes, devices, and circuit CAD, and more than 10 years of academic experience in teaching compact modeling courses, this first-of-its-kind ... Read more


  • Electrochemical Supercapacitors for Energy Storage and Delivery

    Fundamentals and Applications

    series Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion
    Although recognized as an important component of all energy storage and conversion technologies, electrochemical supercapacitators (ES) still face development challenges in order to reach their full potential. A thorough examination of development in the technology during the past decade, Electrochemical Supercapacitors for Energy Storage and Delivery: Fundamentals and Applications provides a ... Read more


  • Distillation Control, Optimization, and Tuning

    Fundamentals and Strategies

    by Lanny Robbins ...
    With a focus on the fundamentals and strategies of distillation columns, this book covers the process variables for continuous distillation columns, as well as four basic control strategies and the typical cases in which they are used. The author defines the inlet and outlet streams and process variables for a distillation column and then explains the overall concept of the separation and ... Read more


  • Permeable Reactive Barrier

    Sustainable Groundwater Remediation

    series Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment
    Remediation of groundwater is complex and often challenging. But the cost of pump and treat technology, coupled with the dismal results achieved, has paved the way for newer, better technologies to be developed. Among these techniques is permeable reactive barrier (PRB) technology, which allows groundwater to pass through a buried porous barrier that either captures the contaminants or breaks them ... Read more