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    Edison vs. Tesla

    By William J. Birnes

    Hardback £13.25

    Thomas Edison closely following the alternative physics work of Albert Einstein and Max Planck, convincing him that there was an entire reality unseen by the human eye. This led to the last and least-known of all Edison's inventions, the spirit phone. His former associate, now bitter rival, Nikola Tesla, was...

    How Not to Network a Nation: The Uneasy History of the Soviet Internet

    By Benjamin Peters

    Paperback £14.43

    How, despite thirty years of effort, Soviet attempts to build a national computer network were undone by socialists who seemed to behave like capitalists. Between 1959 and 1989, Soviet scientists and officials made numerous attempts to network their nation -- to construct a nationwide computer network. None of these attempts...

    Simplicity in Safety Investigations

    By Ian Long

    Paperback £27.92

    This innovative book aims to bring the science of safety into a simple and practical approach to investigating workplace incidents. As a basis, it uses the ideas of some of the great safety science thinkers of our time. These include Sidney Dekker, Todd Conklin, Erik Hollnagel, Daniel Kahneman, James Reason...

    Darwin\'s Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

    By James T. Costa

    Hardback Save £2.54 = £17.45

    How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments.

    Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology

    By Edward Ashford Lee

    Hardback £17.43

    How humans and technology evolve together in a creative partnership. In this book, Edward Ashford Lee makes a bold claim: that the creators of digital technology have an unsurpassed medium for creativity. Technology has advanced to the point where progress seems limited not by physical constraints but the human imagination....

    Up and Running with AutoCAD 2018

    By Elliot Gindis

    Paperback £54.34

    Up and Running with AutoCAD 2018: 2D Drafting and Design provides a combination of step-by-step instruction, examples and insightful explanations on the topic. It emphasizes core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the...

    Science and the City

    By Laurie Winkless

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    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...

    The Chinese Typewriter: A History

    By Thomas S. Mullaney

    Hardback £19.23

    How Chinese characters triumphed over the QWERTY keyboard and laid the foundation for China's information technology successes today. Chinese writing is character based, the one major world script that is neither alphabetic nor syllabic. Through the years, the Chinese written language encountered presumed alphabetic universalism in the form of Morse...

    Introduction to Organisational Behaviour for Managers and En

    By Paul Duncan Kitchin

    Paperback Save £3.13 = £33.86

    An Introduction to Organisational Behaviour for Managers and Engineers: A Group and Multicultural Approach gives a comprehensive overview of how organisations work, with a special focus on group and team working, and issues of diversity and intercultural management. This second edition has been updated throughout, drawing on the latest literature,...

    ANSYS Mechanical APDL for Finite Element Analysis

    By Thompson

    Paperback Save £12.14 = £60.86

    ANSYS Mechanical APDL for Finite Element Analysis provides a hands-on introduction to engineering analysis using one of the most powerful commercial general purposes finite element programs on the market. Students will find a practical and integrated approach that combines finite element theory with best practices for developing, verifying, validating and...

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