UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting

Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting

The 21st century offers a dizzying array of new technological developments: robots smart enough to take white collar jobs, social media tools that manage our most important relationships, ordinary objects that track, record, analyze and share every detail of our daily lives, and biomedical techniques with the potential to transform and enhance human minds and […]

Field Handling of Natural Gas

Field Handling of Natural Gas

Describes the various pieces of equipment used in field handling of natural gas and how to maintain the equipment. Covers natural gas production, natural gas and liquid separation, hydrates, dehydration of natural gas, and miscellaneous gas conditioning. Discusses compressors and prime movers, instruments and controls, and measurement of natural gas and gas liquids. Also includes […]

Power on the Hudson: Storm King Mountain and the Emergence of Modern American Environmentalism (Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environ)

Power on the Hudson: Storm King Mountain and the Emergence of Modern American Environmentalism (Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environ)

The beauty of the Hudson River Valley was a legendary subject for artists during the nineteenth century. They portrayed its bucolic settings and humans in harmony with nature as the physical manifestation of God’s work on earth. More than a hundred years later, those sentiments would be tested as never before. In the fall of […]

The Draining of the Fens: Projectors, Popular Politics, and State Building in Early Modern England (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)

The Draining of the Fens: Projectors, Popular Politics, and State Building in Early Modern England (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)

The draining of the Fens in eastern England was one of the largest engineering projects in seventeenth-century Europe. A series of Dutch and English “projectors,” working over several decades and with the full support of the Crown, transformed hundreds of thousands of acres of putatively barren wetlands into dry, arable farmland. The drainage project was […]

Time and Complexity in Historical Ecology: Studies in the Neotropical Lowlands (Historical Ecology Series)

Time and Complexity in Historical Ecology: Studies in the Neotropical Lowlands (Historical Ecology Series)

This collection of studies by anthropologists, botanists, ecologists, and biologists is an important contribution to the emerging field of historical ecology. The book combines cutting-edge research with new perspectives to emphasize the close relationship between humans and their natural environment. Contributors examine how alterations in the natural world mirror human cultures, societies, and languages. Treating […]

Texas Roots: Agriculture and Rural Life before the Civil War (Texas A&M University Agriculture Series)

Texas Roots: Agriculture and Rural Life before the Civil War (Texas A&M University Agriculture Series)

In today’s Texas, with its growing urban populations and big-city lifestyles, it is worth remembering that in 1850 only 10 percent of Texans lived in towns with as many as 100 people. The rest—of many ethnic and racial groups—lived off the land, which was blessedly suited to a profitable variety of crops and livestock and […]

New Achievement of the Development of Xuzhou City (Chinese Edition)

New Achievement of the Development of Xuzhou City (Chinese Edition)

The book is a collection of the reports of party congress of Xuzhou city and the counties (cities) and districts that are under its governance. It is a comprehensive review of the achievement Xuzhou city,the counties(cities) and districts have made in the past five years in terms of economic, political, cultural and social construction as […]

Cryptology and Network Security: 4th International Conference, CANS 2005, Xiamen, China, December 14-16, 2005, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)

Cryptology and Network Security: 4th International Conference, CANS 2005, Xiamen, China, December 14-16, 2005, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)

The 4th International Conference on Cryptology and Network Security (CANS 2005) was held in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China, December 14-16, 2005. The conference was sponsored by the Fujian Normal University and Fujian Digital Certi?cate Authority Co. Ltd and was organized in cooperation with the Int- national Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR). The ?rst International Workshop […]

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