Archive for September, 2010

Building Construction Handbook (9781856178051)

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
Building Construction Handbook

Building Construction Handbook

Building Construction Handbook is an authoritative reference for all students and professionals. It is full of detailed drawings that clearly illustrate the construction of building elements. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice and techniques, representing both traditional procedures and modern developments, are also included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction.

The new edition has been reviewed and updated to include further material on energy conservation, sustainable construction, environmental and green building issues. More details of fire protection to elements of construction are now provided.

Ccomprehensive coverage of techniques, but not in too great a depth

Many clear, effective diagrams express ideas visually.

Regularly updated text with a strong track record

Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (9781856176071)

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations: Conforms to 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2008) and Part P of Building Regulations

Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations: Conforms to 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2008) and Part P of Building Regulations

This book answers all your questions on the basics of inspection and testing with clear reference to the latest legal requirements. Chris Kitcher not only tells you what tests are needed but also describes all of them step-by-step with the help of real-world colour photos. Sample forms show how to verify recorded test results and how to certify and fill in the required documentation. The book is also packed with handy advice on how to avoid and solve common problems encountered on the job.

With its focus on the practical side of the actual inspection and testing rather than just the requirements of the regulations, this book is ideal for students, experienced electricians and those working in allied industries on domestic and industrial installations.

All the theory required for passing the City & Guilds 2391-10 and 2392-10 Certificates is explained in clear, easy to remember language along with sample questions and scenarios as encountered in the exams. The book will also help prepare students on Part P Competent Person courses, City & Guilds 2330 Level 3 courses, NVQs and apprenticeship programmes for their practical inspection and testing exam.

Chris Kitcher has 45 years of experience in the electrical industry. He is an Electrical Installation lecturer at Central Sussex College and an examiner for the City and Guilds 2391 qualification. He has worked for the last 12 years in both the college environment and on site.

* Entirely up-to-date with 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations
* Step-by-step descriptions and photos of the tests show exactly how to carry them out
* Helping you to pass your exams on C&G 2391-10, 2392-10 and Part P courses

Introduction to Health & Safety at Work (9781856176682)

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
Introduction to Health and Safety at Work

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work has been developed for the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health. Each element of the syllabus has a dedicated chapter and both taught units are covered in this book. A chapter on international aspects also makes this book suitable for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health. Previous editions of this book have been used for other NVQ level 3 and 4 courses in health and safety.

Full colour pages and hundreds of illustrations bring health and safety to life. To make studying easier, each chapter starts with learning outcome summaries and ends with questions taken from recent NEBOSH examinations. Specimen answers and a study skills chapter aid exam preparation.

As an introduction to all areas of occupational safety and health the book acts as a practical reference for managers and directors with health and safety responsibilities, and safety representatives. It covers the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards and includes handy forms and checklists.

New for this edition:  Updated throughout in line with changes in the regulations
                             Learning outcomes now included at the beginning of each chapter
                             Companion website with downloadable health and safety forms

*Endorsed by NEBOSH
*Student-friendly presentation in full colour, packed with illustrations and photographs
*Revision questions and sample answers taken from recent NEBOSH examinations to test your knowledge
*Includes a summary of the main legal requirements, ideal for both students and managers


Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Penguin is one of the largest publishers in the world.  It has offices in fifteen countries – from Penguin US (formed in 1939) to Penguin Ireland (opened in 2003) – and keeps more than 5,000 different titles in print at any one time. In the twenty-first century the Penguin Group can cater for every stage of a reader’s lifetime, with books from Dorling Kindersley, Frederick Warne, Ladybird, Penguin, Puffin and Rough Guides, making Penguin the home of reading.

To celebrate its 75th birthday in 2010, Penguin published “Penguin Decades”. Ranging across some of the great books published in Britain throughout ’50s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, these paperbacks come complete with original designs by four of today’s most-renowned designers such as Peter Blake, Zandra Rhodes, Alan Aldridge and John Squires. These beautiful editions celebrate Penguin’s extraordinary design heritage as well as following Allen Lane’s ethos of making great writing affordable and available to everybody.

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Saturday, September 4th, 2010

The worldwide leader in automotive and motorcycle repair, maintenance and customizing manuals with sales of well over 7 million manuals annually and over 150 million total sold globally, Haynes Manuals are a must read for all car owners. Haynes Manuals are the ultimate DIY guide books for used, collector, and newer vehicles. As one of the most widely read automotive books in the world, Haynes Manuals covers the motoring industry from Acura to Volvo, from BMW to Yamaha.

What sets Haynes Manuals apart is the attention to detail that goes into the production of each book. Every manual is written from hands-on experience based on a complete teardown, which is the step-by-step procedure of dismantling a particular vehicle part-by-part. This is followed by the detailed rebuilding of the specific model it documents. Writing each manual takes 30 man-weeks, with authors working as teams to shorten the production time and avoid fatigue during the difficult process. Hundreds of photographs accompany each manual’s step-by-step instructions. The books are written from the actual experience of Haynes’ own expert personnel using only a basic set of tools and presented in a style that any DIY person can follow, even a beginner. The DIY person can save a great deal of time and money, not to mention feeling proud of the job, by using a Haynes book.

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Cengage Learning

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide.  The company’s products and services are designed to foster academic excellence and professional development, increase student engagement and improve learning outcomes.

Cengage Learning – Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)
At Cengage Learning EMEA they develop and publish products to meet the constantly changing needs of educational, professional, trade and library markets. They serve the following market areas: Higher and Further Education, Library Reference and English Language Teaching.

Cengage Learning sell in over 52 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, covering a diverse cultural range, each with its own particular and varied curriculum needs for educational solutions &Higher & Further Education.
Cengage Learning publishes textbooks in a wide variety of academic disciplines, from Accounting through to Zoology, as well as popular vocational and professional study areas such as Catering, Hair and Beauty Therapy and Nursing.

They are always looking at new ways to support lecturers with a range of tools for testing and assessment. They also create digital learning solutions that help lecturers by saving them valuable preparation and grading time that empowers students to master concepts, prepare for exams and ultimately be successful in their courses.

Library Reference
Cengage Learning is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses. They are best known for their accurate and authoritative reference content as well as our intelligent organisation of full-text magazine and newspaper articles; the company creates and maintains more than 600 databases that are published online, in print, as eBooks and in microform.

In EMEA our indigenous collections range from the digitisation of global newspaper brands to smaller historical collections.

English Language Teaching
Cengage Learning is a leading provider of materials for English language teaching and learning throughout the world. They are committed to helping learners become more effective readers, writers, and communicators, and to helping teachers become more effective in guiding learners to achieve their goals.

Their Mission is to be the most respected and innovative source of teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide.  Their Vision is to lead the transition from print to value-added digital and custom solutions by developing a deep understanding of our customers’ needs, capitalising on synergies across their businesses and delivering innovative products and services that cannot be matched by our competitors. Their aim is to be the company that customers think of first, that current and prospective employees see as a rewarding place to work and that investors are happy to own.

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Taylor & Francis

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Building on two centuries’ experience, Taylor & Francis has grown rapidly over the last two decades to become a leading international academic publisher. Operating from a network of 20 global offices, including New York, Philadelphia, Oxford, Melbourne, Stockholm, Beijing, New Delhi, Johannesburg, Singapore and Tokyo, the Taylor & Francis Group publishes more than 1,500 journals and around 1,800 new books each year, with a books backlist in excess of 20,000 specialist titles.

Taylor & Francis are providers of quality information and knowledge that enable our customers to perform their jobs efficiently, continue their education, and help contribute to the advancement of their chosen markets. Our customers are researchers, students, academics and increasingly professionals.

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Elsevier Science & Medical

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Elsevier Is the world’s leading publisher of science and health information.  Elsevier serves more than 30 million scientists, students and health and information professionals worldwide. Elsevier helps customers advance science and health by providing world-class information and innovative tools that help them make critical decisions, enhance productivity and improve outcomes.

Elsevier is a global company with headquarters in Amsterdam, employing more than 7,000 people in 24 countries.

Elsevier partners a global community of 7,000 journal editors, 70,000 editorial board members, 300,000 reviewers and 600,000 authors.

In the community, Elsevier are a founding publisher of global programs that provide free or low-cost access to science and health information in the developing world.

History: Elsevier’s roots are in journal and book publishing, where Elsevier have fostered the peer-review process for more than 125 years.  Today Elsevier is driving innovation by delivering authoritative content with cutting-edge technology, allowing our customers to find the answers they need quickly.

Products: Elsevier develops online information solutions that help professionals achieve better outcomes. Elsevier publishs around 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 books and has major reference works.

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Sage Publications

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Founded in 1965, SAGE is the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher.

Known for our commitment to quality and innovation, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students across a broad range of subject areas.

Sage has over 900 employees globally from principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, and Washington DC, our publishing programs includes more than 560 journals and over 800 books, reference works and databases a year in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine.

Believing passionately that engaged scholarship lies at the heart of any healthy society and that education is intrinsically valuable, SAGE aims to be the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher. This means playing a creative role in society by disseminating teaching and research on a global scale, the cornerstones of which are good, long-term relationships, a focus on our markets, and an ability to combine quality and innovation.

Some leading authors, editors and societies feel that SAGE is their natural home: they believe in meeting the range of their needs, and in publishing the best of their work.  Sage is a growing company, and their financial success comes from thinking creatively about our markets and actively responding to the needs of their customers.

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McGraw Hill

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

McGraw-Hill Professional is a leading publisher of trade, professional and reference books in six core areas: Computing, Business, General Reference, Science, Technical and Medical. McGraw Hill sell, market and distribute well over 1000 new titles per year, most of which are originated from the US parent company. McGraw-Hill Professional serves a broad range of markets, including: managers, financiers, engineers, doctors, scientists, IT professionals, hobbyists and academics.

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