12 Jul 2020

Category: Home Improvement & Design

Crafts, Hobbies & Home

Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design: Selected Proceedings from the International Conference of Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) 2019 

Through research and proven practice, the aim of the International Conference of Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) is to foster ideas on how to reduce negative impacts on the environment while providing for the health and well-being of society. The professions and fields…

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Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Building Innovations: ICBI 2019 (Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering (73)) 

This book gathers the latest advances, innovations, and applications in the field of building design and construction, by focusing on new design solutions for buildings and new technologies creation for construction, as presented by researchers and engineers at the 2nd International Conference Building Innovations (ICBI),…

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127a – Diary of a Self-Builder: How We Built Our Own Home: Neither a how-to nor a how-not-to, but a how one self-builder happened to build his own home guide 

During the building of his own house Robert Bagnall kept a detailed blog, part site diary, part therapy, which gathered a small but committed international following. He has now updated, expanded, further illustrated and even spell-checked the blog, making it neither a ‘how-to’ nor a…

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Active Control of Bidirectional Structural Vibration (SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology) 

This book focuses on safeguarding civil structures and residents from natural hazards such as earthquakes through the use of active control. It proposes novel proportional-derivative (PD) and proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers, as well as discrete-time sliding mode controllers (DSMCs) for the vibration control of structures involving…

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The Accidental Vegan 

Eating vegan doesn’t have to be hard. These days, home cooks are seeking out simple recipes that unite hearty, satisfying taste with the perks of vegan food–it’s healthy, fresh, economical, lactose-free, ethical, and environmentally sustainable. Omnivorous chef Devra Gartenstein accidentally fell into the vegan world…