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The Politics Book (Big Ideas Simply Explained)

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From ancient and medieval philosophers such as Confucius and Thomas Aquinas, to revolutionary thought leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and Leon Trotsky, to the voices who have shaped modern politics today — Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Che Guevara, and more — The Politics Book clearly and simply explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of political thought. With easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and accessible text, The Politics Book is an essential reference for...

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The Religions Book (Big Ideas Simply Explained)

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Surveying the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, and providing succinct yet thought-provoking insight into the philosophy and practices of each, The Religions Book is ideal for anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of the world's religions. With intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams, complex world religions are made accessible in this comprehensive guide. The Religions Book is also perfect for religion and philosophy students.Table of ContentsPart 1. Primal...

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The Economics Book (Big Ideas Simply Explained)

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From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work. Easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text throw light on the applications of economics, making them relatable through everyday examples and concerns. Employing DK's trademark visual approach, The Economics Book takes a frequently...

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The Business Book (Big Ideas Simply Explained)

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Packed with innovative graphics and simple explanations of business concepts, from managing risk and alternative business models to effective leadership and thinking outside the box, The Business Book covers every facet of business management. Big ideas make great business thinkers and leaders. From Adam Smith and Andrew Carnegie to Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, The Business Book is perfect for college students, would-be entrepreneurs, or anyone interested in how business works. The Business...

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Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists, 2nd Edition

Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists, 2nd Edition ebook download

Student-Friendly Coverage of Probability, Statistical Methods, Simulation, and Modeling Tools
Incorporating feedback from instructors and researchers who used the previous edition, Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists, Second Edition helps students understand general methods of stochastic modeling, simulation, and data analysis; make optimal decisions under uncertainty; model and evaluate computer systems and networks; and prepare for advanced probability-based courses....

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Graphic Knits: 20 Designs in Bold, Beautiful Color

Graphic Knits: 20 Designs in Bold, Beautiful Color ebook download

Go bold with gorgeous, graphic color. Graphic Knits is a collection of 20 patterns featuring modern colorwork inspired by geometric motifs. Fresh and bold, the projects are created by an up-and-coming design star for the Knitscene set. Author Alexis Winslow makes use of color-knitting techniques such as stripes, Fair Isle, intarsia, and slipped stitches to create visually appealing garments. Flattering silhouettes expertly integrate vibrant colorwork or graphic detail for maximum effect. These...

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The Analysis and Design of Linear Circuits, 7th Edition

The Analysis and Design of Linear Circuits, 7th Edition ebook download

The new edition of Thomas' Analysis and Design of Linear Circuits features more skill examples, exercises, and associated problems. Specific topics emphasized are Thevenin Equivalent Circuits, Nodal and Mesh Analysis, Op-Amp Circuits, and Phasor Analysis. Furthermore the text is enhanced with great support to developing fundamental skills by adding similar-type skill problems. New and additional features include: additions to the IM containing worked-out solutions to many exercises; updated...

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Calculus: 1,001 Practice Problems For Dummies

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Practice makes perfect—and helps deepen your understanding of calculus 1001 Calculus Practice Problems For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in Calculus For Dummies, giving you 1001 opportunities to practice solving problems from the major topics in your calculus course. Plus, an online component provides you with a collection of calculus problems presented in multiple-choice format to further help you test your skills as you go.Gives you a chance to practice and...

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Understanding Educational Statistics Using Microsoft Excel and SPSS

Understanding Educational Statistics Using Microsoft Excel and SPSS ebook download

Utilizing the latest software, this book presents the essential statistical procedures for drawing valuable results from data in the social sciences. Mobilizing interesting real-world examples from the field of education, Understanding Educational Statistics Using Microsoft Excel and SPSS supplies a seamless presentation that identifies valuable connections between statistical applications and research design. Class-tested to ensure an accessible presentation, the book combines clear,...

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Fundamentals of Air Pollution, 5th Edition

Fundamentals of Air Pollution, 5th Edition ebook download

Fundamentals of Air Pollution is an important and widely used textbook in the environmental science and engineering community. This thoroughly revised fifth edition of Fundamentals of Air Pollution has been updated throughout and remains the most complete text available, offering a stronger systems perspective and more coverage of international issues relating to air pollution. Sections on pollution control have been reorganized and updated to demonstrate the move from regulation and control...

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Food Industry Design, Technology and Innovation

Food Industry Design, Technology and Innovation ebook download

Food products have always been designed, but usually not consciously. Even when design has been part of the process, it has often been restricted to considerations of packaging, logos, fonts and colors. But now design is impacting more dramatically on the complex web that makes up our food supply, and beginning to make it better. Ways of thinking about design have broad applications and are becoming central to how companies compete. To succeed, food designers need to understand consumers and...

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Semantic Multimedia Analysis and Processing

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Broad in scope, Semantic Multimedia Analysis and Processing provides a complete reference of techniques, algorithms, and solutions for the design and the implementation of contemporary multimedia systems. Offering a balanced, global look at the latest advances in semantic indexing, retrieval, analysis, and processing of multimedia, the book features the contributions of renowned researchers from around the world. Its contents are based on four fundamental thematic pillars: 1) information and...

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Handbook of Probability

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THE COMPLETE COLLECTION NECESSARY FOR A CONCRETE UNDERSTANDING OF PROBABILITY Written in a clear, accessible, and comprehensive manner, the Handbook of Probability presents the fundamentals of probability with an emphasis on the balance of theory, application, and methodology. Utilizing basic examples throughout, the handbook expertly transitions between concepts and practice to allow readers an inclusive introduction to the field of probability. The book provides a useful format with...

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Probability and Statistics: A Didactic Introduction

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With contributions by leaders in the field, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of probability and statistics. Each of the chapters covers a major topic and offers an intuitive view of the subject matter, methodologies, concepts, terms, and related applications. The book is suitable for use for entry level courses in first year university studies of Science and Engineering, higher level courses, postgraduate university studies and for the research community.Table...

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Statistics for Mining Engineering

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Provides a Solid Foundation for Statistical Modeling and Inference and Demonstrates Its Breadth of Applicability Stochastic Modeling and Mathematical Statistics: A Text for Statisticians and Quantitative Scientists addresses core issues in post-calculus probability and statistics in a way that is useful for statistics and mathematics majors as well as students in the quantitative sciences. The book’s conversational tone, which provides the mathematical justification behind widely used...

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Handbook of Mathematics and Statistics for the Environment

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A thorough revision of the previous "Environmental Engineer’s Mathematics Handbook," this book offers readers an unusual approach to presenting environmental math concepts, emphasizing the relationship between the principles in natural processes and environmental processes. It integrates the fundamental math operations performed by environmental practitioners for air, water, wastewater, solid/hazardous wastes, biosolids, environmental economics, stormwater operations, and environmental...

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Cyber Power: Crime, Conflict and Security in Cyberspace

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Most books on cybercrime are written by national security or political experts, and rarely propose an integrated and comprehensive approach to cybercrime, cyber-terrorism, cyber-war and cyber-security. This work develops approaches to crucial cyber-security issues that are non-political, non-partisan, and non-governmental. It informs readers through high-level summaries and the presentation of a consistent approach to several cyber-risk related domains, both from a civilian and a military...

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Design and Construction of an RFID-enabled Infrastructure

Design and Construction of an RFID-enabled Infrastructure ebook download

Internet 2.0 (previously called the Internet of Things) presents a tantalizing vision of bridging the cyber and physical worlds to forge a seamless planet-wide infrastructure in which cyber resources and physical objects can interact without human intervention. The technology needed to build the infrastructure already exists. However, more than a decade after the vision of Internet 2.0 was articulated, it remains largely unrealized except in isolated settings. Following a background discussion,...

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The Finite Element Method for Fluid Dynamics, 7th Edition

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The Finite Element Method for Fluid Dynamics offers a complete introduction the application of the finite element method to fluid mechanics. The book begins with a useful summary of all relevant partial differential equations before moving on to discuss convection stabilization procedures, steady and transient state equations, and numerical solution of fluid dynamic equations. The character-based split (CBS) scheme is introduced and discussed in detail, followed by thorough coverage of...

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High Throughput Analysis for Food Safety

High Throughput Analysis for Food Safety ebook download

This book focuses on high-throughput analyses for food safety. Because of the contributors domestic and international expertise from industry and government the book appeals to a wider audience. It includes the latest development in rapid screening, with a particular emphasis on the growing use and applicability of a variety of stand-alone mass spectrometry methods as well as using mass spectrometry in hyphenated techniques such as gas chromatograph mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and liquid...

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Research Methods and Statistics

Research Methods and Statistics ebook download

Thinking critically about research and data analysis  Beins and McCarthy present a seamless introduction to statistics and research methods, identifying different research areas and how one approaches them statistically. The text is designed for a one- or two-semester combined course in Statistics and Research Methods/Experimental Psychology. It helps students develop critical thinking skills about research and data analysis they see in the news and to evaluate claims people make based on that...

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Power Generation, Operation and Control, 3rd Edition

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A thoroughly revised new edition of the definitive work on power systems best practices In this eagerly awaited new edition, Power Generation, Operation, and Control continues to provide engineers and academics with a complete picture of the techniques used in modern power system operation. Long recognized as the standard reference in the field, the book has been thoroughly updated to reflect the enormous changes that have taken place in the electric power industry since the Second Edition was...

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Technician`s Guide to Programmable Controllers, 6th Edition

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Practical and up-to-date, TECHNICIAN'S GUIDE TO PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS, 6th Edition provides readers with the most comprehensive introduction to PLCs available on the market today. Theory, hardware, instructions, programming, installation, startup, and troubleshooting are discussed in detail in a way that is easy to understand and apply. In addition, supplementary programming examples utilizing the PLC instructions in the book give readers a better understanding of the various instructions...

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Automating with SIMATIC, 5th Edition

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Automating with SIMATIC: Controllers, Software, Programming, Data Totally Integrated Automation is the concept by means of which SIMATIC controls machines, manufacturing systems and technical processes. Taking the example of the SIMATIC S7 programmable controller, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the architecture and operation of a state-of-the-art automation system. It also gives an insight into configuration and parameter setting for the controller and the distributed I/O....

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Nanoplasmonics: Advanced Device Applications

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Focusing on control and manipulation of plasmons at nanometer dimensions, nanoplasmonics combines the strength of electronics and photonics, and is predicted to replace existing integrated circuits and photonic devices. It is one of the fastest growing fields of science, with applications in telecommunication, consumer electronics, data storage, medical diagnostics, and energy. Nanoplasmonics: Advanced Device Applications provides a scientific and technological background of a particular...

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Organic Solar Cells: Fundamentals, Devices, and Upscaling

Organic Solar Cells: Fundamentals, Devices, and Upscaling ebook download

Organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells have the potential to make a significant contribution to the increasing energy needs of the future. In this book, 15 chapters written by selected experts explore the required characteristics of components present in an OPV device, such as transparent electrodes, electron- and hole-conducting layers, as well as electron donor and acceptor materials. Design, preparation, and evaluation of these materials targeting highest performance are discussed. This includes...

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Mathematical Statistics: Asymptotic Minimax Theory

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This book is designed to bridge the gap between traditional textbooks in statistics and more advanced books that include the sophisticated nonparametric techniques. It covers topics in parametric and nonparametric large-sample estimation theory. The exposition is based on a collection of relatively simple statistical models. It gives a thorough mathematical analysis for each of them with all the rigorous proofs and explanations. The book also includes a number of helpful exercises....

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ACEP First Aid Manual, 5th Edition

ACEP First Aid Manual, 5th Edition ebook download

A possible life-saving reference to keep around the house or in the car, DK's First Aid Manual looks at more than 100 different conditions, from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness, and shows exactly what to do with step-by-step photographic sequences. Every condition is clearly explained, outlining causes, symptoms and signs, and action plans. The updated design makes the instructions easier to follow, whether you need information on emergency first aid, first aid for...

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Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations, 3rd Edition

Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations, 3rd Edition ebook download

This book answers all your questions on the basics of inspection and testing with clear reference to the latest legal requirements. Christopher Kitcher not only tells you what tests are needed but also describes all of them in a step-by-step manner with the help of colour photos. Sample forms show how to verify recorded test results and how to certify and fill in the required documentation. The book is packed with handy advice on how to avoid and solve common problems encountered on the...

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Real-time Systems Scheduling 1: Fundamentals

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Real-time systems are used in a wide range of applications, including control, sensing, multimedia, etc.  Scheduling is a central problem for these computing/communication systems since responsible of software execution in a timely manner. This book provides state of knowledge in this domain with special emphasis on the key results obtained within the last decade. This book addresses foundations as well as the latest advances and findings in Real-Time Scheduling, giving all references to...

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Transfer and Management of Knowledge

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The issues of transfer and management of knowledge in modern organization are discussed in this book. Markets, day after day, are changing more and quicker than ever. All over the world, academics as well as practitioners are seeking to understand how organizations manage and/or can manage their knowledge in order to obtain more effective competitive advantages. Nowadays, move than ever before, the gaining of human resources characterized by high levels of knowledge and the ability to transfer...

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Basic Math and Pre-Algebra For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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Tips for simplifying tricky basic math and pre-algebra operations Whether you're a student preparing to take algebra or a parent who wants or needs to brush up on basic math, this fun, friendly guide has the tools you need to get in gear. From positive, negative, and whole numbers to fractions, decimals, and percents, you'll build necessary math skills to tackle more advanced topics, such as imaginary numbers, variables, and algebraic equations.Explanations and practical examples that mirror...

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A Textbook of Practical Physiology, 8th Edition

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With the writing of the 8th Edition of this well-known and popular book on Practical Physiology, it has completed over 25 years of development. The students have always demanded simplicity, directness, and clarity of expression that is within their easy grasp. It is hoped that the book meets with their requirements. The book conforms to the syllabi and courses mandated by the Medical and Dental Councils of India.Table of ContentsChapter 1. Hematology
Chapter 2. Human experiments
Chapter...

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Principles of General Chemistry

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Silberberg's Principles of General Chemistry offers students the same authoritative topic coverage as his 4th edition textbook while appealing to today's efficiency-minded and value-conscious instructors and students. Principles allows for succinct coverage of content with minimal emphasis on pedagogic learning aids. This new approach offers a more straightforward approach to learning the core principles without sacrificing depth, clarity, or rigor..Table of ContentsChapter 1 Keys to the Study...

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Principles of General Chemistry, 2nd Edition

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Silberberg’s Principles of General Chemistry offers students the same authoritative topic coverage as its parent text, Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change. The Principles text allows for succinct coverage of content with minimal emphasis on pedagogic learning aids. This more straightforward approach to learning appeals to today’s efficiency-minded, value-conscious instructors and students without sacrificing depth, clarity, or rigor.Table of ContentsChapter 1: Keys...

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Advanced Materials for Agriculture, Food and Environmental Safety

Advanced Materials for Agriculture, Food and Environmental Safety ebook download

The book focuses on the role of advanced materials in the food, water and environmental applications.  The monitoring of harmful organisms and toxicants in water, food and beverages is mainly discussed in the respective chapters. The senior contributors write on the following topics:Layered double hydroxides and environmentCorrosion resistance of aluminium alloys of silanesNew generation material for the removal of arsenic from waterPrediction and optimization of heavy clay products...

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The Physics of Living Processes: A Mesoscopic Approach

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This full-colour undergraduate textbook, based on a two semester course, presents the fundamentals of biological physics, introducing essential modern topics that include cells, polymers, polyelectrolytes, membranes, liquid crystals, phase transitions, self-assembly, photonics, fluid mechanics, motility, chemical kinetics, enzyme kinetics, systems biology, nerves, physiology, the senses, and the brain. The comprehensive coverage, featuring in-depth explanations of recent rapid developments,...

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Linear Algebra: A Modern Introduction, 4th Edition

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David Poole's innovative LINEAR ALGEBRA: A MODERN INTRODUCTION, 4e emphasizes a vectors approach and better prepares students to make the transition from computational to theoretical mathematics. Balancing theory and applications, the book is written in a conversational style and combines a traditional presentation with a focus on student-centered learning. Theoretical, computational, and applied topics are presented in a flexible yet integrated way. Stressing geometric understanding before...

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Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2nd Edition

Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2nd Edition ebook download

Since the publication of the first edition there have been numerous developments on sustainability assessment tools and practices. The new edition has four new chapters regarding monitoring and assessment, more details on treatment technologies, both in situ and ex situ, and discussions on the mitigation of geodisasters. Additional sections have been added to discuss sustainability assessment protocols, industrial ecology methodologies and the impact of the development of energy sources,...

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The Wiley Handbook of Genius

The Wiley Handbook of Genius ebook download

With contributions from a multi-disciplinary group of expert contributors, this is the first handbook to discuss all aspects of genius, a topic that endlessly provokes and fascinates.The first handbook to discuss all aspects of genius with contributions from a multi-disciplinary group of expertsCovers the origins, characteristics, careers, and consequences of genius with a focus on cognitive science, individual differences, life-span development, and social contextExplores individual genius,...

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