Provides introduction to the mechanical and environmental properties of materials used in a range of engineering applications. This book includes chapters that are arranged in groups dealing with particular classes of properties, each group covering property definitions, measurement, underlying principles, and materials selection techniques.
Written mainly for smaller companies, this work explains how to achieve the ISO 14001 Environmental Certification. It includes a sample manual and sample registers and procedures. It also covers the developments in the interpretation of the standard, and changes in related legislation, such as the EU's Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).
Focuses on the design and analysis of structural elements: columns, beams, tension members and their connections. This title includes necessary data for the preliminary design and analysis of these structural elements in wood, steel, and reinforced concrete. It contains graphs, charts, and tables to solve basic structural design problems.