By Eugenia W. Herbert, A. Bernard Knapp, Vincent C. Pigott
Social methods to an commercial Past addresses the social problems with mining groups in learn spanning a interval of 4,500 years. the quantity considers subject matters that are fairly new to archaeology:
* the social context of production
* strength and labour exploitation
* imperialism and colonialism
* creation and know-how.
By American Water Works Association
Fluoridation is the addition of the chemical fluoride in ingesting water to lessen teeth decay. considering the fact that fluoridation remedy turned universal perform over 50 years in the past, teeth decay has been decreased forty to sixty five percent.
This guide presents facts and counsel at the layout, operation, and upkeep of fluoridation structures in water therapy. insurance comprises human well-being results of fluoride, calculating dosage, feed structures, deploy, operation, upkeep, and defluoridation
By Naeim Nouri Samie
Practical Engineering administration of Offshore Oil and fuel Platforms supplies the 1st must-have content material to the a number of engineering managers and consumers dedicated to the layout, apparatus, and operations of offshore oil and gasoline systems.
Concepts explaining the right way to engage with some of the activity forces, getting via bid proposals, and the way to keep up venture regulate are all coated within the priceless education reference. correct gear and rule of thumb ideas to calculate serious beneficial properties at the layout of the platform also are lined, together with tank capacities and motor strength, besides the right way to continuously swap water, oil, and fuel construction profiles over the process a project.
The publication is helping offshore oil and gasoline operators and engineers achieve useful knowing of the a number of disciplines desirous about offshore oil and fuel initiatives utilizing experience-based methods and classes discovered.
- Delivers the 1st ever must-have content material to the a number of engineering managers and consumers dedicated to the layout, apparatus, and operations of offshore oil and fuel systems
- Contains ideas of thumb suggestions to calculate serious gains at the layout of the platform
- Includes useful checklists for venture estimates and value assessment for powerful venture execution in budgeting and scheduling
- Helps offshore oil and gasoline operators and engineers achieve functional knowing of the a number of disciplines taken with offshore oil and gasoline tasks utilizing experience-based methods and classes learned
By Marilyn D. Rhinehart
The coal mine represented even more than a fashion of creating a residing to the miners of Thurber, Texas, within the past due 19th and early 20th centuries-it represented a life-style. Coal mining ruled Thurber's paintings existence, and miners ruled its social existence. the big immigrant inhabitants that stuffed the mines in Thurber represented greater than a dozen countries, which lent a forte to this Texas city. In 1888 Robert D. Hunter and the Texas & Pacific Coal corporation based Thurber at the web site of Johnson Mines, a small coal-mining village at the western fringe of North primary Texas the place Palo Pinto, Erath, and Eastland counties converged. for nearly 40 years the corporate mined coal and owned and operated a city that through 1910 served as domestic to greater than 3 thousand citizens. Marilyn Rhinehart examines the tradition of the miners' paintings, the demographics and social lifetime of the neighborhood, and the advantages and constraints of lifestyles in a firm city.
By Sandy Gow
Roughnecks, Rock Bits, and Rigs:The Evolution of Oil good Drilling know-how in Alberta, 1883-1970, is a close examine of a tremendous and little-documented region of the heritage of oil and fuel in Alberta. it's the first entire learn to target the applied sciences that made Alberta's oil potential. writer Sandy Gow offers an in-depth examine the evolution of oil good drilling know-how from 1883 via 1970, the period of traditional oil exploration within the province. through the early exploration years, the participants operating within the oilfield built and tailored applied sciences, corresponding to drill bits and gear resources, to fit their particular wishes, principally via trial and mistake. This spirit of innovation and ingenuity is captured in debts of the evolution of drilling techniques and kit, in addition to within the own tales of these who labored at the rigs. Gow places the expertise of the oilfield into context with an outline of the background and geology of oil and gasoline in Alberta, in addition to a glance on the human aspect of this very important provincial undefined.
By George H. Billingsley
This book is a synopsis of the prospectors, their occasions and mines, and the minerals they discovered in and round the Grand Canyon. it's a consolidation of knowledge at the topic. it's prepared in geographical presentation, from west to east around the area.
By Alireza Bahadori
Oil and gasoline Pipelines and Piping platforms: layout, building, administration, and Inspection offers all of the severe features wanted for oil and gasoline piping and pipeline situation tracking and upkeep, in addition to strategies to lessen high priced disruptions inside operations. damaged up into logical elements, the publication starts with assurance on pipelines, together with crucial issues, corresponding to fabric choice, designing for oil and gasoline vital amenities, tank farms and depots, the development and installment of transportation pipelines, pipe cleansing, and upkeep checklists.
Moving over to piping, info covers piping fabric choice and designing and development of plant piping structures, with consciousness paid to flexibility research on piping tension, essential part for either refineries with piping and pipeline systems.
Heavily illustrated and useful for engineers and executives in oil and fuel at the present time, the booklet offers the oil and gasoline with vital reference for secure and powerful pipeline and piping operations.
- Presents worthy views on pipelines and piping operations particular to the oil and gasoline industry
- Provides all of the correct American and ecu codes and criteria, in addition to English and Metric devices for less complicated reference
- Includes a variety of visualizations of apparatus and operations, with illustrations from numerous all over the world case reviews and locations
By Wei-Lun Chang
Details know-how and the self-discipline of carrier technology have replaced the best way we predict approximately, strengthen and bring provider and prone. This ebook will introduce a unique notion, provider mining, to deal with numerous examine parts from the viewpoints of know-how, model-building, administration, and alertness. provider mining is outlined as 'a systematical approach together with carrier discovery, carrier event, provider restoration and repair retention to find detailed styles and unprecedented values in the latest carrier pool'. The aim of carrier mining is the same to information mining, textual content mining or net mining. All target to 'detect whatever new' from the bottom being mined. carrier mining ambitions the carrier pool. What distinguishes provider mining from information or textual content mining is the idea that provider itself. information is mostly thought of actual; textual content, even though extra nuanced in that phrases hold connotations, has a main denotative caliber which conveys that means that textual content miners and the shoppers of the mined textual content agree upon. provider, besides the fact that, is trickier. it's a technique of constructing a price proposition; and the worth it represents is the joint production of the supplier and the buyer, each one of which deals a unique conception in developing the worth proposition. furthermore, within the notion of provider mining, the mining objective is not just the conventional different types of prone but additionally IT-based providers. lower than the large umbrella of carrier technological know-how, carrier mining is taken into account to be a department of it. The pursuits of this ebook are to increase the concept that of carrier mining and establish the potential functions of it. The contribution is to provide a roadmap of carrier mining to researchers, managers, and retailers in carrier sectors
By David Lea
An in-depth survey of the key commodities of the area * Profiles every one commodity intimately * offers in-depth facts on construction * contains a useful listing Contents: * Introductory essays * Covers all significant agricultural and mineral items together with aluminium, coal, cotton, nickel, petroleum, bananas, rice, rubber, tea, espresso, tobacco, wheat, normal fuel, soybeans, zinc, lead and phosphates * every one commodity is profiled intimately with details on actual visual appeal, heritage, makes use of, significant markets, traits trendy, significant importers and exporters * Statistical information of modern degrees of construction at a world and person kingdom point * contemporary tendencies in costs with indexes of export costs * A listing of businesses keen on commodities.
By Robert B. Gordon
This e-book examines the commercial ecology of two hundred years of ironmaking with renewal strength assets in northwestern Connecticut. It specializes in the cultural context of people's judgements approximately expertise and the surroundings, and the sluggish transition they effected of their land from business panorama to pastoral countryside.