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High-security mechanical locks : an encyclopedic reference

Author: Graham W Pulford
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pulford, Graham W.
High-security mechanical locks.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2007
(DLC) 2007004202
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graham W Pulford
ISBN: 9780080555867 0080555861 1281096334 9781281096333 9786611096335 6611096337
OCLC Number: 190763392
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 597 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; High-Security Mechanical Locks: An Encyclopedic Reference; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Pin-Tumbler Locks; Chapter 3. Wafer Locks; Chapter 4. Side-Bar Locks; Chapter 5. Lever Locks; Chapter 6. Magnetic Locks; Chapter 7. Car Locks; Chapter 8. Conclusion; Bibliography; Figure and Table Credits; Appendices; Index.
Responsibility: Graham W. Pulford.
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Surveys and explains the technical area of high security locks. This book presents over 100 different locks, organized into 6 basic types. Each chapter introduces the necessary concepts in a  Read more...


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