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British Television: the formative years
January 1, 1986 - IET

This book is concerned with the history of British television for home reception from 1922/23 to 1939, when the London Station closed down for the War years. Great care has been taken to ensure that an unbiased, accurate history has been written based predominantly on written primary source...

The building limestones of the British Isles
January 1, 1989 - BRE

A guide for architects to the currently-available British limestones including their durability, location (map references), sizes of quarries, and buildings where they can be seen.

Structural Engineer's Pocket Book British Standards Edition
July 19, 2017 - CRC

The Structural Engineer's Pocket Book British Standards Edition is the only compilation of all tables, data, facts and formulae needed for scheme design to British Standards by structural engineers in a handy-sized format. Bringing together data from many sources into a compact,...

The building slates of the British Isles
January 1, 1991 - BRE

Guidance for architects and designers on the availability and durability of British building and roofing slate. For each of the 27 quarries it gives information on location, petrography of the slate, results of laboratory tests and lists of reference buildings.

Flood Hazard Management: British and International Perspectives
June 30, 1987 - CRC

In some important respects floodplain management and flood hazard research is different in Britain from that in other countries. This collection of papers from a conference provides some comparisons. It covers urban flooding, institutions and policy, land use policy, hazard response, and...

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Machine grading British-grown Corsican pine
January 1, 1981 - BRE

The Code of practice for the structural use of timber, CP 112:Part 2, does not include stress values for British-grown Corsican pine (Pinus nigra). Because of an urgent requirement to machine grade this species it was decided to publish this Information Paper recommending machine grade...

Who Cares?: The Great British Health Debate
January 1, 1998 - CRC

Preface As a nation there are few institutions we care more about than our health service. We are born into it, it is there throughout our lives and we die in its care. It is a peculiarly British creation, created by our own breed of socialists to make sure no one who could not afford health...

BS 1501-1506 - Specification. Steels for use in the chemical petroleum and allied industries
September 25, 1958 - BSI

Carbon and alloy steel bars for bolting material. Freedom from defects, margins of manufacture, identification, mechanical tests, inspection. Chemical composition, mechanical properties. Numbering system gives broad indication of type of steel. Comparable British and American...

The Complex Lives of British Freshwater Fishes
May 28, 2020 - CRC

This stunningly illustrated book goes far beyond a run-of-the-mill nature guide. It explores the fascinating life histories of Britain's freshwater fishes, a group of animals which, despite their importance and ubiquity in our diverse still and flowing fresh waters, has before now been rarely...

NR BR 1942 - System Specification For British Railways Automatic Warning System
March 1, 1989 - NR

This specification outlines the principles and describes the operation and equipment of the British Railways Automatic Warning System. Only the basic system is covered in detail with a brief account of the major variations being given in the appendices e.g. use in dc electric traction areas;...

NR/L3/ELP/27240/NR/DISC9B - Maintenance of Switchgear and Equipment (Bowthorpe) British Type S3M Motorised Switches
March 1, 2017 - NR

Includes: Switchgear and equipment (Bowthorpe) British type S3M motorised switches

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A Sociological History of the British Sociological Association
January 26, 2017 - CRC

This book is about the development of sociology in Britain told through the story of its learned society, The British Sociological Association. Learned societies have been neglected in the history of the discipline, though they are a vital part of the social structure of academic life...

ASTM E303-22 - Standard Test Method for Measuring Surface Frictional Properties Using the British Pendulum Tester
June 1, 2022 - ASTM International

1.1 This test method covers the procedure for measuring surface frictional properties using the British pendulum skid resistance tester. A method for calibration of the tester is included in Annex A1. 1.2 The British pendulum tester is a dynamic pendulum impact-type tester used to...

BS PD 6527 - Methods of Test for Textiles (Other Than Those Methods Already Published as British Standards)
November 30, 1990 - BSI

Includes a selection of the recommended methods formerly included in Handbook No 11. Does not include any published British Standards.

Chemical Process Technology
January 1, 2012 - WILEY

Chemical process technology is a broad area that brings together expertise in chemical engineering, chemistry and biotechnology, as well as project management, and the economic and environmental aspects of process and product development. This book provides an essential bridge between...

BS 5385-1 - TC - Tracked Changes (Redline) - Wall and floor tiling – Part 1: Design and installation of ceramic, natural stone and mosaic wall tiling in normal internal conditions – Code of practice
February 25, 2020 - BSI

This part of BS 5385 gives recommendations for the design and installation of ceramic, natural stone and mosaic wall tiling in normal internal conditions; a description of tile types can be found in Annex A. This part of BS 5385 deals with classes and types of background and their suitability to...