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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.

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;...

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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 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.

The Evolution of Medical Genetics: A British Perspective
September 30, 2019 - CRC

This informative new book presents an accessible account of the development of medical genetics over the past 70 years, one of the most important areas of 20th, and now 21st, century science and medicine. Based largely on the author's personal involvement and career as a leader in the field over...

The conformance of masonry mortars and their constituent sands with British Standards
January 1, 1985 - BRE

Describes how ready-to-use mortars were found to have better strength and working properties than site-mixed mortars, but a disapppointing lack of conformance with British Standards.

Design of Structural Elements: Concrete, Steelwork, Masonry and Timber Designs to British Standards and Eurocodes
April 21, 2014 - CRC

This book provides an introduction to the design of structural elements by considering the design of beams, columns, slabs etc in concrete, steel, timber and masonry. It is fully up to date with British standards and codes and includes a special

BS PD 6501-2 - Preparation of British Standards for Building and Civil Engineering Part 2: Guide to Presentation
June 29, 1984 - BSI

Gives recommendations and examples to writers of British Standards for building and civil engineering on their structure and format to make it convenient for the reader and gives examples of clearer language; includes tables and illustrations.

Bibliography of British dams A companion to the Register of British dams
January 1, 1996 - BRE

The Bibliography of British dams lists published works which provide information on dams in Great Britain. It contains papers which have been published in journals and conference proceedings and some important books have also been listed. Unpublished reports and short news items in...