A Chinese Biogas Manual
Ariane van Buren, Michael Crook
The production of biogas, which is regarded in many countries as a by-product of an efficient system of energy production, has become in China a comprehensive, controlled method of waste disposal, recycling resources, supplying energy and fertilizer and improving rural health, as the digesting of wa...
Chinese Chain and Washer Pumps
Chinese Chain and Washer Pumps contains twenty one versions of the chain and washer water lifting device, displayed at the 1958 Peking Agricultural Exhibition, China. Each version of the pump was designed and built by separate communes, using local materials, skills and tools.
Economically Appropriate Technologies for Developing Countries
One of the most important decision facing governments in developing countries is that of making the right technological choice, so that existing resources - labour, land, capital and skills are best combined to provide a stable base for future economic growth. This bibliography provides informat...
An Initial Course in Tropical Agriculture for the Staff of Co-operatives
A comprehensive course in tropical agriculture for the staff of co-operatives and other organisations.
A Manual on the Hydraulic Ram for Pumping Water
Part One contains details of how to make and maintain a small hydraulic ram on a suitable site, whilst Part Two takes a more technical look at ram performances and design considerations and also contains a useful bibliography.
Manual of Building Construction
This is a practical, illustrated handbook on the construction of small buildings using local materials, suitable for a great variety of ground and climatic conditions. Devised originally for amateur builders, it is based on the author's direct experience, working in the tropics, and is a practical a...