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  • Stuff Matters

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

    by Mark Miodownik

    * * * 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

  • 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 Mark Miodownik

    Sometimes explosive, often delightful, occasionally poisonous, but always fascinating: the secret lives of liquids, from one of our best-known scientistsA 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 another power a jumbo jet?From the bestselling author of Stuff Matters comes ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Essential Biomaterials Science

    by David Williams

    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

    $90.74 AUD

  • The Alchemy of Us

    How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another

    by Ainissa Ramirez

    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

    $22.10 AUD

  • Numbers Don't Lie

    71 Things You Need to Know About the World

    by Vaclav Smil

    'There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil' Bill Gates'Smil's title says it all: to understand the world, you need to follow the trendlines, not the headlines. This is a compelling, fascinating, and most important, realistic portrait of the world and where it's going' Steven PinkerIs flying dangerous? How much do the world's cows weigh? And what makes people happy?From ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Blacksmith's Craft

    A Primer of Tools & Methods

    by Charles McRaven

    Get that metal hot and start hammering! Setting up your own forge and crafting everyday items is easier than you might think. With simple methods, easy-to-follow photographs, and insightful tips, you’ll soon be creating items of lasting beauty and durability from iron and steel. ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Bubbles: A Ladybird Expert Book

    by Helen Czerski

    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

    $10.99 AUD

  • Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing 2014

    by Mark Frauenfelder

    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

    $12.31 AUD

  • Science and the City

    The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

    by Laurie Winkless

    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

    $14.95 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

    $18.58 AUD

  • Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete

    by Peter Hewlett

    Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete deals with the chemical and physical properties of cements and concretes and their relation to the practical problems that arise in manufacture and use. As such it is addressed not only to the chemist and those concerned with the science and technology of silicate materials, but also to those interested in the use of concrete in building and civil engineering ... Read more

    $222.74 AUD

  • Maschinenbau

    Ein Lehrbuch für das ganze Bachelor-Studium

    by Werner Skolaut

    „Alles aus einer Hand“ Dieses vierfarbige Lehrbuch bietet in einem Band ein lebendiges Bild des gesamten Maschinenbaus. Studierende finden das im Bachelor-Studium behandelte Wissen ausführlich und anhand vieler Beispiele erklärt.Im Mittelpunkt steht das Verständnis der Zusammenhänge zwischen den Fachgebieten.Herausragende Merkmale sind:- Alle Grundlagenfächer in einem Band- Vierfarbiges Layout mit ... Read more

    $67.53 AUD

  • 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


  • The Makerspace Workbench

    Tools, Technologies, and Techniques for Making

    by Adam Kemp

    Create a dynamic space for designing and building DIY electronic hardware, programming, and manufacturing projects. With this illustrated guide, you’ll learn the benefits of having a Makerspace—a shared space with a set of shared tools—that attracts fellow makers and gives you more resources to work with. You’ll find clear explanations of the tools, software, materials, and layout you need to get ... Read more

    $29.47 AUD

  • Luminescence Spectroscopy of Semiconductors

    by Ivan Pelant and 1 more

    This book reviews up-to-date ideas of how the luminescence radiation in semiconductors originates and how to analyze it experimentally. The book fills a gap between general textbooks on optical properties of solids and specialized monographs on luminescence. It is unique in its coherent treatment of the phenomenon of luminescence from the very introductory definitions, from light emission in bulk ... Read more

    $76.11 AUD

  • The Story-book of Science

    by Jean-Henri Fabre

    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

    $7.66 AUD

  • Materials Science for Engineering Students

    by Traugott Fischer

    Materials Science for Engineering Students offers students of introductory materials science and engineering, and their instructors, a fresh perspective on the rapidly evolving world of advanced engineering materials. This new, concise text takes a more contemporary approach to materials science than the more traditional books in this subject, with a special emphasis on using an inductive method ... Read more

    $106.25 AUD

  • Small Doses of the Future

    A Collection of Medical Science Fiction Stories

    by Brad Aiken

    series Science and Fiction
    Like many fields of science, the future of medicine is frequently predicted by the science fiction writers of today, very much as many of today’s medical advances were presaged by science fiction stories of the past.In this book, physician and science fiction author Brad Aiken conveys his own speculations about our medical future through nine highly entertaining and thought-provoking short stories ... Read more

    $31.56 AUD

  • SAP MM TCodes

    by Gaurav Mehra

    SAP MM is known as SAP Material Management system. SAP MM role in business process is as follows:A business process in SAP is termed as “Module”.SAP Materials Management (MM) is a part of Logistics area and helps to manage the procurement activity of an organization from procurement.It supports all aspects of material management (planning, control etc).It is the backbone of the Logistics area ... Read more

    $5.01 AUD

  • Electrochemical Supercapacitors for Energy Storage and Delivery

    Fundamentals and Applications

    by Aiping Yu and 2 more

    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


  • Getting Started with 3D Carving

    Five Step-by-Step Projects to Launch You on Your Maker Journey

    by Zach Kaplan

    3D printing has been the hot topic in the maker world for years now, but there's another type of desktop manufacturing that's become the go-to choice for anyone who needs durable results fast. Instead of slowly depositing layers of plastic, a 3D carver starts with a solid block of material and carves it away using a rotating metal bit. It's faster than 3D printing, offers a wider choice of ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Materials and Design

    The Art and Science of Material Selection in Product Design

    by Michael F. Ashby and 1 more

    Materials are the stuff of design. From the very beginning of human history, materials have been taken from the natural world and shaped, modified, and adapted for everything from primitive tools to modern electronics. This renowned book by noted materials engineering author Mike Ashby and Industrial designer, Kara Johnson, explores the role of materials and materials processing in product design, ... Read more

    $63.90 AUD