Non-Destructive Testing Books

  • Hazard Communication For Non-Industrial Employees (Handbook)

    Dangerous chemicals are used everywhere, not just in factories or labs. With this program, your employees can get the vital information about these hazardous substances, avoid accidents, and keep each other safe. Dangerous chemicals cannot be avoided. Your employees will encounter them at work, and lack of expertise can be the cause of accidents. ...

  • Hazard Communication For Non-Industrial Employees (Video)

    Dangerous chemicals are used everywhere, not just in factories or labs. With this program, your employees can get the vital information about these hazardous substances, avoid accidents, and keep each other safe. Dangerous chemicals cannot be avoided. Your employees will encounter them at work, and lack of expertise can be the cause of accidents. ...

  • Wildlife Study Design

    Wildlife Study Design provides researchers and resource managers with a comprehensive guide to planning new studies by covering all aspects of study design, including surveys of major types of studies and variables, impact assessment, statistics, sampling techniques, inventorying and monitoring, and analysis of data. The book includes a practical, ...

  • Special Applications and Advanced Technique for Crack Size Determination

    Presents a compelling range of unique approaches to non-visual crack size measurement. Up-to-date improvements over standard, well-used methods are also discussed. Ten comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers that explore original and advanced methodology for crack measuring techniques on a variety of materials. Some of the procedures explored include ...

  • Advances in Fatigue Lifetime Predictive Techniques: 3rd Volume

    The latest information on methods for predicting and understanding fatigue failures in materials and structures. 17 peer-reviewed papers cover: • metal matrix composite complexities; • analysis methods for multiple failure mechanisms; • cyclic and creep loading experimental approaches; • thermo-mechanical fatigue in polymer ...

  • Model scheme on port State measures to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. Dispositif type relatif aux mesures du ressort de l'État du

    This Model Scheme is addressed to all State, fishing entities and regional fisheries management organizations. Its purpose is to facilitate the implementation of effective action by port States to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. The publication includes a CD-ROM on port State measures. - Ce Dispositif ...

  • Transboundary Restriction on Solid Waste Flow (2003)

    Recounting 25 Years of Flow Control Litigation!The compilation illustrates the full range of legal issues under the Commerce Clause:market participation; overt and subtle discrimination; and evenhanded measures that may be benign or burdensome. For convenient use, the decisions are arranged chronologically, and are grouped within broad catgories ...

  • IUTAM Symposium on Designing for Quietness

    It is well known that noise control at the source is the most cost-effective. Designing for quietness is therefore the most important concept in Engineering Acoustics or Technical Acoustics. The IUTAM Symposium on Designing for Quietness held at the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore in December 2000, was probably the first on this topic ...

  • Measuring and assessing capacity in fisheries.1. Basic concepts and management options (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis paper provides an overview of the main concepts involved in the assessment and management of fishing capacity. It discusses why capacity management and the problem of overcapacity have become key issues for fisheries management in the new millennium. The paper explains why overcapacity develops in the ...

  • Bisesi and Kohn`s Industrial Hygiene Evaluation Methods, Second Edition

    Professionals and students in the field of industrial hygiene need a concise guide that thoroughly covers the practical methods of evaluating health threats in the workplace.Bisesi and Kohn's Industrial Hygiene Evaluation Methods, Second Edition introduces basic methods for evaluating work and some non-work environments in order to detect and ...

  • The Top 50 Mediterranean island plants : wild plants at the brink of extinction, and what is needed to save them

    The flora of the Mediterranean islands includes many rare and localised species unique to the islands. Some of these are particularly threatened with extinction due to various pressures caused by people and their activities in Mediterranean ecosystems. It includes 50 descriptive sheets of species which are especially threatened, based on the IUCN ...

  • Earthquake Spectra

    The great earthquake and tsunami of 26 December 2004, and the resulting tragic loss of life across the Indian Ocean, created global awareness of the tsunami phenomenon and it's unpredictability, and the destructiveness of its impact across political borders and ocean basins. An estimated 230,000 people lost their lives, and more than a million ...

  • Wild birds and avian influenza. An introduction to applied field research and disease sampling techniques (Russian version)

    FAO Animal Production and Health ManualsThe highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 strain has spread from domestic poultry to a large number of species of free-ranging wild birds, including non-migratory birds and migratory birds that can travel thousands of kilometres every year. The regular contact and interaction between poultry and wild birds ...

  • Whistler Phenomena

    In this volume, the authors present theoretical explanations for a few basic problems connected with the propagation of extra wide band, short impulses in linear media, and with the propagation of whistlers and megawhistlers in plasmas. In addition, the book provides an overview of ground and space based measurements, digital processing and ...

  • Nuclear Test Ban

    The book gives a broad presentation in laymen's language of the creation and the implementation of the treaty prohibiting nuclear test explosions (Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: CTBT), one of the key guarantors of nuclear non-proliferation. The writers, who personally guided this work for more than 25 years, give a unique insight into the ...

  • Report 4800: Climate Change Adaptation

    Report 4800: Climate Change Adaptation focuses on the U.S. climate change adaptation industry and prospects for global growth. The U.S. climate change adaptation industry is just emerging, led by consulting & engineering firms doing assessment and planning work. CCBJ estimates that adaptation will grow to a billion-dollar industry in the ...

  • Micro-Econometrics

    This book introduces econometrics at graduate level, and then specializes in micro-econometrics topics such as method of moments, limited and qualitative dependent variables, sample-selection models, panel data, nonparametric estimators and specification tests, and semi(non)-parametric methods. The coverage is up-to-date and broad as well as in ...

  • Astrometry of Fundamental Catalogues

    Celestial fundamental catalogues are a prerequisite for the determination of absolute positions and motions in space. Presently, positional astrometry is at the watershed between classical fundamental catalogues, based on moving reference stars, and modern catalogues, based on extragalactic reference objects with non-measurable motion. This book ...

  • Nuclear Physical Methods in Radioecological Investigations of Nuclear Test Sites

    It is only with the ending of the Cold War that the issue of environmental hazards at many former nuclear testing sites around the world has attracted international scientific interest. This book discusses the environmental, ecological, and health problems associated with nuclear testing. Topics treated include dose assessment, risk, ...

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