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A truly unusual and unique resource, this extremely hands-on book brings together three popular but long-out-of-print classics (THE MODERN BLACKSMITH; THE RECYCLING, USE, AND REPAIR OF TOOLS; and THE MAKING OF TOOLS) essential for anyone interested in the making,…

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"Students reading Scott have come away with a real appreciation of the hardships under which these workers built Magnitogorsk and of the nearly incredible enthusiasm with which many of them worked." -Ronald Grigor Suny "A genuine grassroots account of Soviet…

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Master locksmith Steven Hampton reveals here the tricks and tools for bypassing keyed and combination locks from pin tumbler locks, mushroom and spool pin tumbler locks, wafer tumbler locks, warded locks and disk tumbler locks to tubular cylinder locks, magnetic…

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The authors recount how the synthetic rubber industry was created virtually overnight following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. They examine early attempts to extend natural rubber reserves. The rest of the story is that of the full scale effort by government,…

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The toxic legacy of Love Canal vividly brought the crisis in industrial waste disposal to public awareness across the United States and led to the passage of the Superfund legislation in 1980. To discover why disasters like Love Canal have occurred and whether…

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The book focuses on the historical evolution of firms, and industry leaders and their strategies. Sheffield's experience is then related to current historical and economic debates about industrial structure, entrepreneurship and UK decline. Sheffield is revealed…

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Current industry, government and public emphasis on containment of hazardous materials makes it essential for each plant to reduce and control accidental releases to the atmosphere. Guidelines for Pressure Relief and Effluent Handling Systems meets the need for…

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Mixing in Continuous Flow Systems E. B. Nanman and B. A. Buffham This groundbreaking introductory study lets engineers and research scientists design and analyze complex flow and reaction systems, even with limited data. Specifically dealing with mixing effects…

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While there is no "perfect" solution or absolute zero risk, engineering design can significantly reduce risk potential in the CPI. In Guidelines for Design Solutions to Process Equipment Failures, industry experts offer their broad experience in identifying…

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In what ways does empirical economics contribute to our understanding of important social issues? Richard Freeman addresses these questions in lively essays on the jobs and wages of college graduates, discrimination and inner-city youth, homelessness, unionism,…

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This book examines the growth of the world silk industry. Professor Federico documents Western industrialization, the technical progress and the changing methods of production that enabled the silk industry to cope with increased demand. Silk became the first…

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In this empirically based study, ZumBrunnen and Osleeb present a current, comprehensive, and in-depth view of Soviet heavy industry capacity and suggest that significant changes in production locations and manufacturing efficiency levels are warranted. Using a…