By Jay Benford
By Jay Benford
By Howard Ensign Evans
By Edward Raventon
By Doug Elliott
By Michael P. Branch
Combining typical background, humor, and private narrative, Raising Wild is an intimate exploration of Nevada’s nice Basin desolate tract, the wild and severe land of excessive wilderness caliche and juniper, of pronghorn antelope and mountain lions, the place wildfires and snowstorms threaten in equivalent measure.
Michael department “earned his whiskers” within the nice Basin wasteland of northwestern Nevada, within the wild and severe panorama the place he lives off the grid together with his spouse and curious little women. transferring among pastoral passages at the attractiveness present in the barren region and funny stories of the humility of being a father, Raising Wild offers an intimate portrait of a panorama the place mountain lions and floor squirrels can threaten in equivalent degree. With Branch’s special lyricism and wit, this highly barren panorama turns into a spot resonant with the rattle of snakes, the plod of pronghorn antelope, and the rustle of juniper bushes, a spot that's teeming with power, shock, and an unending internet of connections. half memoir, half homage to an atmosphere all-to-often pushed aside as inhospitable, Raising Wild bargains an intergenerational method of nature, kinfolk, and the forgotten language of wildness.
By KJ Rawson,E. C. Tupper
Rawson and Tupper's Basic send Theory, first released in 1968, is well known because the normal introductory textual content for naval structure scholars, in addition to being an invaluable reference for the more matured designer.
The 5th version keeps to supply a stability among idea and perform. quantity 1 discusses send geometry and size in its extra uncomplicated ideas, additionally overlaying issues of safety, structural energy, flotation, trim and balance. either volumes function the significance of contemplating the surroundings in design.
Basic send conception is a vital instrument for undergraduates and nationwide vocational scholars of naval structure, maritime reviews, ocean and offshore engineering, and may be of significant assistance to working towards marine engineers and naval architects.
By Theresa Kishkan
Shortlisted, Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Award
Warm, innovative, and carefully unique, this memoir intertwines the mysteries of timber with the defining moments within the lifetime of novelist and essayist Theresa Kishkan. For Kishkan, timber are reminiscence markers of lifestyles, and during this booklet she explores the presence of bushes in nature, in tradition and in her own background. Naming every one bankruptcy for a specific tree -- the Garry oak, the Ponderosa pine, the silver olive, the airplane tree, the Arbutus, and others -- she attracts on Pliny the Elder's Natural History, John Evelyn's Sylva, and strands of mythology from different classical and modern resources to combination clinical truth with common background and the artifacts of human culture.
Never pedantic and continually obtainable, Mnemonic unearths — via one woman's dating with the wildlife — how we all have roots that intertwine with the wider global, tapping deep into the wealthy good of common subject matters. within the phrases of Pliny the Elder, "Hence it really is correct to keep on with the average order, to discuss bushes sooner than different issues . . ."
By Donald Cox
Cox presents entire and actual info for these readers who're attracted to amassing wooded area vegetation and maintaining plant collections. For readers who desire to pass a step past choosing and gathering vegetation, the ultimate bankruptcy describes non-technical investigations, actions, and tasks. the writer emphasizes woodland conservation and habitat maintenance all through this worthy book.
By Stephanie L Horton
By Doug Woodyard
This 8th variation keeps the directness of method and a focus to crucial element that characterised its predecessors. There are new chapters on tracking regulate platforms and governor platforms, gasoline generators and protection elements of engine operation. vital advancements akin to the most recent diesel-electric LNG providers that may quickly be in operation.
After event as a seagoing engineer with the British India Steam Navigation corporation, Doug Woodyard held editorial positions with the establishment of Mechanical Engineers and the Institute of Marine Engineers. He thus edited The Motor send magazine for 8 years earlier than turning into a contract editor focusing on transport, shipbuilding and marine engineering. he's at the moment technical editor of Seatrade, a contributing editor to hurry at Sea, delivery global and Shipbuilder and a technical press advisor to Rolls-Royce advertisement Marine.
* Designed to mirror the new alterations to SQA/Marine and Coastguard company certificates of Competency checks. cautious service provider of the recent version allows readers to entry the knowledge they require
* fresh chapters concentrate on tracking keep watch over platforms and governor structures, fuel generators and protection elements of engine operation
* top of the range, essentially labelled illustrations and figures