This new reference covers the design and engineering relevance of timber grade, form and detail through : historical reference to forestry and building craftsmanship - the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction principles of architectural design and structural form using wood,...
To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge
Founding the City Upon a Hill
Series: Routledge Historical Americans
Puritan politician, lawyer, and lay theologian John Winthrop fled England in 1630 when it looked like Charles I had successfully blocked all hopes of passing Puritan-inspired reforms in Parliament. Leading a migration, he came to New England in the hopes of creating an ideal Puritan community...
Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge
While applications rapidly change one to the next in our commercialized world, fundamental principles behind those applications remain constant. So if one understands those principles well enough and has ample experience in applying them, he or she will be able to develop a capacity for reaching...
Published December 15th 2009 by CRC Press
Series: Optical Science and Engineering
Physics of Optoelectronics focuses on the properties of optical fields and their interaction with matter. Understanding that lasers, LEDs, and photodetectors clearly exemplify this interaction, the author begins with an introduction to lasers, LEDs, and the rate equations, then describes the...
Published May 22nd 2005 by CRC Press
Series: Professional Ethics
The concept of community is increasingly the focus of political argument in Britain, the United States and elsewhere around the world. The sense people have of belonging to coummunities provides a powerful motivation which continues to affecct the political and social face of the world. Recently,...
Published February 17th 1999 by Routledge
Approaches to Social Space
Series: Material Cultures
Architecture is a powerful medium for representing, ordering and classifying the world, and understanding the use of space is fundamental to archaeological inquiry. Architecture and Order draws on the work of archaeologists, social theorists and architects to explore the way in which people relate...
Published April 16th 1997 by Routledge