This book presents the fundamental principles of vacuum technology. It introduces the working principles and operating regimes of different vacuum pumps and vacuum sensors and discusses vacuum systems design concepts and trouble-shooting of vacuum problems. Demonstrating the wide range of vacuum...
To Be Published April 25th 2014 by Taylor & Francis
Lessons from the BRICS
This book examines the role of urbanization and urban growth in the emerging economies, taking the ‘BRICS’ countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) as case studies. It analyses how their different approaches towards urbanization have shaped their historical development paths and...
To Be Published March 29th 2014 by Routledge
Interest in the quality of higher education provision has been steadily increasing over the last twenty years. This has been driven largely by the international creation of explicit policies and reporting requirements to review, audit and evaluate provision. The interest is associated in many...
To Be Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge
The Challenges of a Diversifying Workforce
The latest volume in the Routledge International Studies in Higher Education Series, Academic and Professional Identities in Higher Education: The Challenges of a Diversifying Workforce, reviews the implications of new forms of academic and professional identity, which have emerged largely as a...
Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge
Urbanization, Poverty and Environment in the 21st Century
The world?s developing countries will be experiencing massive increases in their urban populations over the 21st century. If managed intelligently and humanely, this growth can pave the way to sustainable development; otherwise, it will favour higher levels of poverty and environmental stress. The...
Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge