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The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is scheduled to publish the following in the coming months:

June 13, 2011   Canadian Consulting Engineer

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is scheduled to publish the following in the coming months:

User’s Guide to NBC 2010, Structural Commentaries (Part 4 of Division B) – August 2011;

National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings 2011 – November 2011

Illustrated User’s Guide to Part 9 of the 2010 NBC – Summer 2012.

Also, Intent Statements for the 2010 National Model Construction Codes will be available free by the end of the year. To be notified, click here:

Zero-Waste Engineering by M.R. Islam and M.M. Khan will be published in November 2011 by John Wiley & Sons. Islam is a professor of petroleum engineering at Dalhousie University, and Khan was a lecturer in chemical engineering at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology before recently moving to Canada. Click here:

Workplace Training Centre has a “Public Speaking Bundle.” It includes a 300-page reference guide on speech writing and presenting, a book of “Best Quotes,” and a training DVD.  Click here.

Other recent publications:

American Water Works Association (AWWA) Manual M61, Desalination of Seawater.  Published May 2011.  Click here.

The Hydraulic Institute Pump Efficiency Prediction Guideline. Published as a self-contained publication in February 2011. Click here.

From McGraw-Hill:

Vibration of Continuous Systems. May 2011.

Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering. May 2011.

Handbook of Transportation Engineering, 2nd Edition, April 2011

Structural Steel Designer’s Handbook. January 2011.

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