Ceramics & glass technology

    Crystals in Glass: A Hidden Beauty

    By E. D. Zanotto

    Hardback Save £3.61 = £36.89

    A "must-have" for materials engineers, chemists, physicists, and geologists, this is one of the first "coffee-table" books in the field of glass science. Containing over fifty beautiful micrographs, the book reflects 35 years of original research by a highly regarded authority in the field.

    Dictionary of Ceramic Science and Engineering

    By Ian John McColm

    Hardback Save £42.44 = £182.06

    Building on the root-and-branch revisions of its predecessor, this third edition includes checked and amended entries and incorporates fresh developments in rapidly advancing materials engineering fields such as those related to electronics and nanotechnology.

    New Technologies in Glass

    By Vanessa Cutler

    Paperback Save £2.54 = £22.45

    An artist's perspective on new machinery and software for glass, the book describes technologies including engraving, 3D printing and rapid prototyping, with illustrations of works by contemporary artists. New Technologies in Glass is a vital text for artists wishing to expand their repertoire and challenge the possibilities of glass.

    Temporary Structures in Construction, Third Edition

    By Robert T. Ratay

    Hardback £91.25

    This in-depth, up-to-date reference for the engineering/construction community describes temporary structures used in design and construction-from scaffolding to retaining walls.

    Universal Design Handbook

    By Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    Hardback Save £36.34 = £60.65

    This is a fully updated, one-stop reference to designing products and facilities for the elderly, disabled, and children.

    Multiscale Materials Modelling

    Hardback Save £14.27 = £149.73

    Written by an international team of contributors under the guidance of a distinguished editor, this book summarizes key techniques and their applications. The various chapters cover the spectrum of scales in modelling methodologies, including electronic structure calculations, mesoscale and continuum modelling. The book discusses dislocation behaviour and plasticity as well...

    Cements, Limes and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture and Properties

    By Edwin Clarence Eckel

    Hardback Save £21.54 = £38.46

    Published in 1928, this book presents information drawing on the author's own research as well as the work of the eminent international authorities in the field of lime mortars and cements. It chronicles the demise of hydraulic cement, followed by the meteoric rise in popularity of natural cements.

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