Condition Monitoring Books

  • Emergency Medical Services; Search and Rescue; Anesthetic and Respiratory Equipment

    Emergency Medical Services—covers emergency medical dispatch, ambulances, fixed wing basic and specialized units, and basic training for emergency medical technicians.Search and Rescue—addresses search, rescue, and recovery operations, including the testing and maintenance of equipment, management and operations, and personnel ...

  • Emergency Medical Services; Search and Rescue; Anesthetic and Respiratory Equipment

    Emergency Medical Services—covers emergency medical dispatch, ambulances, fixed wing basic and specialized units, and basic training for emergency medical technicians.Search and Rescue—addresses search, rescue, and recovery operations, including the testing and maintenance of equipment, management and operations, and personnel ...

  • Support for Environmental management of the Iraqi marshlands 2004-2009

    This publication is a completion report for “UNEP Support for Environmental Management of theIraqi Marshlands” project, which was one of the largest environmental projects conducted withinthe framework of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Iraq Trust Fund. The publication presents the background of the project, project ...

  • Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry Handbook

    This is a comprehensive handbook that provides detailed information on OSHA standards in plain English. Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry covers the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act that must be implemented in your workplace, with in-depth coverage of a variety of general industry safety and health ...

  • Mechanized Tunnelling in Urban Areas

    Internationally, the mechanized excavation of tunnels has intensified in the last two decades, as the number of tunnels being constructed for subways and railway underpasses increases. The subject of mechanized tunnelling in urban areas has not previously received the attention that it deserves, despite there being specific hazards associated with ...

  • A moving target: genetic resources and options for tracking and monitoring their international flows

    Current discussions over the “Certificate of Origin, Source and Legal Provenance” include the legal and practical implications associated with tracking the flow of genetic resources. Knowing what is where, how it got there, and whether conditions and restrictions were complied with, is a critical aspect if an ABS regime is to be effective in its ...

  • ASTM Standards on Building Economics: 6th Edition (CD-ROM)

    This new edition provides a comprehensive resource for evaluating the economic performance of investments in buildings, building systems, and other constructed facilities. Learn how to:• Decide whether to accept or reject a given investment• Design and size building systems• Establish priority when budgets are limitedSection 1 ...

  • Feasibility of a monitoring programme for the Guiana Shield Initiative

    The Guiana Shield region contains more than 25% of the world’s tropical rainforests, most still in pristine condition. The Guiana Shield Initiative is working to preserve this ecologically important and unique area of the earth. In order to do so, up-to-date and accurate information is needed – a greater part of which could be fulfilled by the ...

  • Feasibility of a Monitoring Programme for the Guiana Shield Initiative

    The Guiana Shield region contains more than 25% of the world’s tropical rainforests, most still in pristine condition. The Guiana Shield Initiative is working to preserve this ecologically important and unique area of the earth.In order to do so, up-to-date and accurate information is needed – a greater part of which could be fulfilled by the ...

  • ASTM International Metalworking Industry Standards: Environmental Quality and Safety, Fluid Performance and Condition Monitoring Tests (Print)

    Optimal selection and use of metalworking fluids depends on multiple factors, including raw material selection, fluid formulation, water quality, in-process fluid management and good industrial hygiene practices. This new ASTM publication provides 39 standard test methods, practices, and guides, which are used to determine whether fluid ...

  • Bearing Steel Technology

    STP 1419 provides the latest global information on bearing steel manufacture and service life endurance, along with an up-to-date perspective on rolling bearing steel technologies. 34 peer-reviewed papers cover:Bearing Steel Process Developments reviews global bearing steel making technologies, including a description of a billet casting friendly ...

  • Promoting Partnerships: Managing Wildlife Resources in Central and West Africa

    This volume examines community wildlife initiatives from a range of different contexts in the region of West and Central Africa and explores what can be learnt about the conditions necessary for community wildlife management and its spread. A case-study approach was used to focus on specific countries and initiatives including the Kilum-Ijum ...

  • Wood Structures: Global Forum on the Treatment, Conservation, and Repair of Cultural Heritage

    This unique, new ASTM publication gives you a global perspective of various wooden monuments that are part of the great architectural heritage of Russia, the former Soviet States, Scandinavia, other European countries, and the United States. In addition to historical background, it details the latest techniques used in restoring and preserving ...

  • Wear Processes in Manufacturing

    Wear Processes in Manufacturing (STP 1362) is the first publication of its kind to feature the most current research on manufacturing-associated wear problems, including machinability. Leading researchers in the field present 11 comprehensive papers covering the following areas: Abrasion in Ceramic Grinding -- One paper examines the two-body ...

  • Corrosion Testing in Natural Waters: 2nd Volume

    STP 1300 examines the latest technical information available for the corrosion engineering community. In addition to data on evaluation techniques for studying corrosion, this new and updated volume includes the final results of a five-year worldwide study on corrosion behavior of metals in seawater. 8 peer-reviewed papers: • Monitoring ...

  • Technical Report Series No. 27 : Monitoring Industrial Emissions & Wastes

    The purpose of this manual is to improve the ability of plant managers to optimize the use of raw materials and energy during production. This will lead to the generation of smaller amounts of discharges, emissions and wastes, and is an essential element in the cleaner production approach to environmental management.Monitoring is also necessary to ...

  • GEMS Environment Library No. 09: Glaciers and the Environment

    The aim of this publication is to make the knowledge we have gained about glaciers more widely known, and to emphasize the need to develop this knowledge. Glaciology holds one of the keys to our past. It may also hold many to our future.It is difficult to believe in these times of global warming and recurrent drought that the Earth is essentially ...

  • Monitoring Nature Conservation in Cultural Habitats:

    Monitoring Nature Conservation in Cultural Habitats presents monitoring as an integral component of responsible conservation management and as a catalyst for decision making. The early sections of the book cover key areas in the development of a monitoring project, including:- The roles of survey and surveillance- Incorporating knowledge from ...

  • Eutrophication in Coastal Ecosystems

    Coastal eutrophication has been and still remains an important issue for the scientific community. Despite many efforts to mitigate coastal eutrophication, the problems associated with eutrophication are still far from being solved. This book focusses on the most recent scientific results in relation to specific eutrophication issues, e.g. ...

  • Computer Supported Risk Management

    Advances in information technology provide opportunities for the development of computer systems that support risk managers in complex tasks. Leading experts report on the potentials and limitations concerning the use of computer systems in risk management. Their reports are based on many years of experience in their fields which include: ...

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