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Back On Track:  Sound Transit's Fight to Save Light Rail

Back On Track: Sound Transit's Fight to Save Light Rail

Drawing on interviews with employees, Sound Transit records and documents, and newspaper and magazine articles, this history for general readers details the political battles over bringing light rail to the Seattle and Puget Sound area, focusing on the role of Sound Transit and examining how opposition to light rail was overcome. Photos (b&w) and maps included.
170 pp.

Author:
Wodnik, Bob
Publisher:
Washington State Univ Press
ISBN:
9780874223699
Category:
Transportation / Public Transportation
Format:
Paper
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Price:
$22.95
Engineering:  An Illustrated History From Ancient Craft to Modern Technology

Engineering: An Illustrated History From Ancient Craft to Modern Technology

This essential guide to engineering represents an authoritative reference book about how technology has given shape to our civilization. Includes a 12-page timeline history separately embedded into a back-cover flap.
144 pp.

Author:
Jackson, Tom, ed
Publisher:
Shelter Harbor Press
ISBN:
9780985323097
Category:
Technology & Engineering / History
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$24.95
Environmental Geotechnics in Practice:  Introduction and Case Studies

Environmental Geotechnics in Practice: Introduction and Case Studies

Identifies the key elements of a variety of waste disposal systems and explains their role in protecting the environment, using the most significant case histories from around the world.
177 pp.

Author:
Sarsby, Robert W.
Publisher:
Inst of Civil Engineers Pub
ISBN:
9780727763631
Category:
Technology & Engineering / Civil
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$100.00
History of Human Space Flight, The

History of Human Space Flight, The

Describes how humans first came to employ lifting gasses, such as hydrogen and helium, to carry early explorers into the stratosphere, the author traces the influence of science fiction writers on the development of rocket science, examining the role of rocket societies in the early 20th century and discussing the use of rockets in World War II warfare.
633 pp.

Author:
Spitzmiller, Ted
Publisher:
Univ Press of Florida
ISBN:
9780813054278
Category:
Technology & Engineering / Aeronautics & Astronautics
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$39.95
Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home

Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home

In this one-of-a-kind memoir, Jack Clemons—a former lead engineer in support of NASA—takes readers behind the scenes and into the inner workings of the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs during their most exciting years. Discover the people, the events and the risks involved in one of the most important parts of space missions: bringing the astronauts back home to Earth.
264 pp.

Author:
Clemons, Jack
Publisher:
Univ Press of Florida
ISBN:
9780813056029
Category:
Technology & Engineering / Aeronautics & Astronautics
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$24.95
 
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BIM in Principle and in Practice Barnes, Peter Inst of Civil Engineers Pub 9780727763693 Technology & Engineering / Civil Paper Now $50.00
Core Principles of Soil Mechanics Shukla, Sanjay Kumar Inst of Civil Engineers Pub 9780727758477 Technology & Engineering / Civil Paper Now $59.50
Creative Mobile Media: A Complete Course Prasad, Sylvie World Scientific 9781786342812 Technology & Engineering / Mobile & Wireless Communications Paper Now $58.00
Design of Fire-Resistant Concrete Structures Hertz, Kristian Dahl Inst of Civil Engineers Pub 9780727764447 Technology & Engineering Hardcover Now $105.00
Empirical Structural Design for Architects, Engineers and Builders Boothby, Thomas Inst of Civil Engineers Pub 9780727762078 Technology & Engineering / Civil Paper Now $52.00
Finite-Element Design of Concrete Structures: Practical Problems and Their Solutions Rombach, G. A. Inst of Civil Engineers Pub 9780727741899 Technology & Engineering / Civil Hardcover Now $122.00
Ignition!: An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants Clark, John D. Foreword by Isaac Asimov Rutgers Univ Press 9780813599175 Technology & Engineering / History Hardcover Now $99.95
Recycled Aggregates: Use in Concrete Dhir, Ravindra K., ed Inst of Civil Engineers Pub 9780727764638 Technology & Engineering Hardcover Now $187.50
Self-Compacting Concrete Dhir, Ravindra K., Ed Inst of Civil Engineers Pub 9780727764614 Technology & Engineering Hardcover Now $187.50
Structural Analysis Cirulis, Mikus & Wicks, Phil Inst of Civil Engineers Pub 9780727759849 Technology & Engineering / Civil Paper Now $56.50
Temporary Works: Principles of Design and Construction Pallett, Peter F., ed Inst of Civil Engineers Pub 9780727763389 Technology & Engineering / Structural Hardcover Now $220.00
Thermal Insulation Materials for Building Applications Eshrar, Latif; Bevan, Rachel; & Woolley, Tom Inst of Civil Engineers Pub 9780727763518 Technology & Engineering / Construction Paper Now $59.00
Ignition!: An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants Clark, John D. Foreword By Isaac Asimov Rutgers Univ Press 9780813595832 Technology & Engineering / History Paper Now $24.95
 
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