• Biography: general
      August 2017


      The engineer who became a prince of storytellers

      by Richard Thorn

      Nevil Shute was a writer whose books were frequently looked down on by literary critics and yet when he died in 1960 he was one of the best selling novelists of his day. Today, books such as A Town Like Alice and On the Beac

    • November 1992

      Handbook of Measurement Science, Volume 3

      Elements of Change

      by Peter H. Sydenham, Richard Thorn

      A handbook stressing the enduring theoretical principles of the design of measurement systems. The material is organized to correspond to the sequence in which a management system is first conceived, then designed, built, installed, and maintained. Includ

    • March 2005

      Handbook of Measuring System Design, 3 Volume Set

      by Peter H. Sydenham, Richard Thorn

      The most comprehensive and up-to-date reference work covering the scientific fundamentals and practical considerations for designing, developing and implementing measuring systems in a broad range of engineering and technological fields.

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