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Cox, Catherine - Adolescence in Modern Irish History, ebook

Adolescence in Modern Irish History

Cox, Catherine


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Catherine Cox, Susannah Riordan
2. Robert Hyndman’s Toe: Romanticism, Schoolboy Politics and the Affective Revolution in Late Georgian Belfast
Jonathan Jeffrey Wright
3. ‘A Sudden and Complete Revolution…

Wendt, Siegfried - Roots of Modern Technology, ebook

Roots of Modern Technology

Wendt, Siegfried


Table of contents
1. Explaining Modern Technology
Siegfried Wendt
2. Mathematicians Are Humans Like You and Me – They Count and Arrange
Siegfried Wendt
3. Mathematicians Are Nothing Special – They Draw and Compare
Siegfried Wendt
4. When It Helps to Ignore Any Meaning
Siegfried Wendt

Allen, David H. - How Mechanics Shaped the Modern World, ebook

How Mechanics Shaped the Modern World

Allen, David H.


Table of contents
1. Mechanics and Our Ancestors
David H. Allen
2. The Greeks
David H. Allen
3. The Romans
David H. Allen
4. Mechanics in the Middle Ages
David H. Allen
5. The Artistic Renaissance
David H. Allen

Smil, Vaclav - Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization, ebook

Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization

Smil, Vaclav


How much further should the affluent world push its material consumption? Does relative dematerialization lead to absolute decline in demand for materials?  These and many other questions are discussed and answered in Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization.

Chatterjee, Sukhen - The Design of Modern Steel Bridges, ebook

The Design of Modern Steel Bridges

Chatterjee, Sukhen


The book covers:

a technological history of the different types of iron and steel bridgesthe basic properties of steelloads on bridges from either natural or traffic-induced forcesthe process and aims of design based on limit state and statistical probability