Yon Mayhew was the author, with his colleague Gordon Rogers, of the bestselling textbook Engineering Thermodynamics, Work and Heat Transfer. Published in 1957, it quickly became known as “Rogers and Mayhew”, and has gone on to sell more than a million copies, remarkable for a university text in a specialist subject. It remains the standard text on university engineering courses, and most practising mechanical engineers will have a copy on their shelves.
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Tuesday 05 November 2013
The latest innovation in hard drive technology has taken years to perfect but means quieter, more energy efficient hard drives that fit more data in the same space
Sunday 15 September 2013
Supply staff are being hit hard, charity reveals, with grants going to pay for housing and food
Saturday 31 August 2013
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Wednesday 28 August 2013
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Wednesday 28 August 2013
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Thursday 08 August 2013
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Friday 10 May 2013
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Tuesday 07 May 2013
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Sunday 29 July 2012
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