eBooks-share Science Latest eBooks https://www.books-share.com/rss/science Latest Science eBooks from Books-share.com en-us admin@books-share.com admin@books-share.com Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:06:02 GMT Books-share.com https://www.books-share.com/images/logo.png https://www.books-share.com/ 158 57 World City Network: A global urban analysis (by Peter J. Taylor, Ben Derudder) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/world-city-network-a-global-urban-analysis
Author(s): Peter J. Taylor, Ben Derudder
Categories: Computers > Networking, Science > Earth Sciences, Social Science > Human Geography, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2015-09-28
ISBN-10: 1138843555
ISBN-13: 9781138843554
Language: English
Description: With the advent of multinational corporations, the traditional urban service function has 'gone global'. In order to provide services to globalizing corporate clients, the offices of major financial and business service firms across the world have generated networks of work. It is the myriad of flows between office towers in different metropolitan centres that has produced a world city network. Taylor and Derudder's unique and illuminating book provides both an update and a substantial revision of the first edition that was published in 2004.  It provides a comprehensive and systematic description and analysis of the... more...
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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:06:02 GMT
The Art of Astrophotography (by Ian Morison) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-art-of-astrophotography
Author(s): Ian Morison
Categories: Photography > General, Science > Astronomy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2017-03-31
ISBN-10: 1316618412
ISBN-13: 9781316618417
Language: English
Description: In The Art of Astrophotography, astronomer and Astronomy Now columnist Ian Morison provides the essential foundations of how to produce beautiful astronomical images. Every type of astroimaging is covered, from images of the Moon and planets, to the constellations, star clusters and nebulae within our Milky Way Galaxy and the faint light of distant galaxies. He achieves this through a series of worked examples and short project walk-throughs, detailing the equipment needed - starting with just a DSLR (digital single lens reflex) camera and tripod, and increasing in complexity as the book progresses - followed by the way to best capture the images... more...
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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 03:46:02 GMT
Aminoff's Neurology and General Medicine, Fifth Edition (by Michael J. Aminoff, S.Andrew Josephson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/aminoffs-neurology-and-general-medicine-fifth-edition
Author(s): Michael J. Aminoff, S.Andrew Josephson
Categories: Medical > Diseases, Medical > Neurology, Medical > Neuroscience, Science > Biology
Publisher: Academic Press
Publish date: 2014-04-17
ISBN-10: 0124077102
ISBN-13: 9780124077102
Language: English
Description: Aminoff's Neurology and General Medicine is the standard and classic reference providing comprehensive coverage of the relationship between neurologic practice and general medicine. As neurologists are asked to consult on general medical conditions, this reference provides an authoritative tool linking general medical conditions to specific neurologic issues and disorders. This is also a valuable tool for the general practitioner seeking to understand the neurologic aspects of their medical practice. Completely revised with new chapters covering metastatic disease, bladder disease, psychogenic disorders, dementia, and... more...
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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 01:52:12 GMT
Four Pillars of Radio Astronomy: Mills, Christiansen, Wild, Bracewell (Astronomers' Universe) (by R.H. Frater, W.M. Goss, H.W. Wendt) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/four-pillars-of-radio-astronomy-mills-christiansen-wild-bracewell-astronomers-universe
Author(s): R.H. Frater, W.M. Goss, H.W. Wendt
Categories: Science > Astronomy, Science > History
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2017-10-28
ISBN-10: 3319655981
ISBN-13: 9783319655987
Language: English
Description: This is the story of Bernie Mills, Chris Christiansen, Paul Wild and Ron Bracewell, members of a team of radio astronomers that would lead Australia, and the world, into this new field of research. Each of the four is remembered for his remarkable work: Mills for the development the cross type instrument that now bears his name; Christiansen for the application of rotational synthesis techniques; Wild for the masterful joining of observations and theory to elicit the nature of the solar atmosphere; Bracewell for his contribution to imaging theory. As well, these Four Pillars are remembered for creating a remarkable... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:36:03 GMT
The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind (by Michael S. Gazzaniga) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-consciousness-instinct-unraveling-the-mystery-of-how-the-brain-makes-the-mind
Author(s): Michael S. Gazzaniga
Categories: Science > Biology
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish date: 2018-04-03
ISBN-10: 0374715505
ISBN-13: 9780374715502
Language: English
Description: “The father of cognitive neuroscience” illuminates the past, present, and future of the mind-brain problem How do neurons turn into minds? How does physical “stuff”―atoms, molecules, chemicals, and cells―create the vivid and various worlds inside our heads? The problem of consciousness has gnawed at us for millennia. In the last century there have been massive breakthroughs that have rewritten the science of the brain, and yet the puzzles faced by the ancient Greeks are still present. In The Consciousness Instinct, the neuroscience pioneer Michael S. Gazzaniga puts the latest research in conversation with the... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 07:26:04 GMT
Healthy Brain, Happy Life: A Personal Program to Activate Your Brain and Do Everything Better (by Billie Fitzpatrick, Wendy Suzuki) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/healthy-brain-happy-life-a-personal-program-to-activate-your-brain-and-do-everything-better
Author(s): Billie Fitzpatrick, Wendy Suzuki
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Medical, Medical > Mental Health, Science > Biology
Publisher: Dey Street Books
Publish date: 2015-05-19
ISBN-10: 0062366785
ISBN-13: 9780062366788
Language: English
Description: A neuroscientist transforms the way we think about our brain, our health, and our personal happiness in this clear, informative, and inspiring guide—a blend of personal memoir, science narrative, and immediately useful takeaways that bring the human brain into focus as never before, revealing the powerful connection between exercise, learning, memory, and cognitive abilities. Nearing forty, Dr. Wendy Suzuki was at the pinnacle of her career. An award-winning university professor and world-renowned neuroscientist, she had tenure, her own successful research lab, prestigious awards, and international renown. That’s... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 07:26:02 GMT
Modern Techniques and Solvents for the Extraction of Microbial Oils (SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science) (by Farid Chemat, Alice Meullemiestre, Cassandra Breil, Maryline Abert-Vian) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/modern-techniques-and-solvents-for-the-extraction-of-microbial-oils-springerbriefs-in-molecular-science
Author(s): Farid Chemat, Alice Meullemiestre, Cassandra Breil, Maryline Abert-Vian
Categories: Medical > Biotechnology, Medical > Microbiology, Science > Chemistry, Technology & Engineering > Chemical & Biochemical, Science > Biology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2015-08-08
ISBN-10: 3319227165
ISBN-13: 9783319227160
Language: English
Description: A valuable reference presenting many processes that facilitate lipid extraction from micro-organisms. Amongst the techniques included are Folch, Bligh and Dyer methods, and the Soxhlet technique as well as intensified green processes (ultrasound, microwave, supercritical fluid extraction, agro-solvent, accelerated solvent extraction, enzyme-assisted extraction, instant controlled pressure drop, pulse electric field). In addition to a section featuring the analysis of fatty acids by Gas Chromatography and lipids by High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatography (HPTLC), this brief contains a valuable bibliography on microorganisms (classes, structures)... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 07:06:09 GMT
Ether, God & Devil & Cosmic Superimposition (by Wilhelm Reich) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/ether-god-and-devil-and-cosmic-superimposition
Author(s): Wilhelm Reich
Categories: Science > Biology
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish date: 1973
ISBN-10: 0374509913
ISBN-13: 9780374509910
Language: English
Description: The principles of bio-energetic fusion are explained and related to man's continual search for knowledge, intimate relations with nature, and ability to express emotion Title: Ether, God and Devil and Cosmic Superimposition Author: Reich, Wilhelm/ Pol, Therese Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux Publication Date: 1972/02/01 Number of Pages: Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress:
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 07:06:05 GMT
Mathematical Control Theory I: Nonlinear and Hybrid Control Systems (Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences) (by M. Kanat Camlibel, Jacquelien M.A. Scherpen, A. Agung Julius, Ramkrishna Pasumarthy) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mathematical-control-theory-i-nonlinear-and-hybrid-control-systems-lecture-notes-in-control-and-information-sciences
Author(s): M. Kanat Camlibel, Jacquelien M.A. Scherpen, A. Agung Julius, Ramkrishna Pasumarthy
Categories: Mathematics > Probability & Statistics, Science > System Theory
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2015-07-21
ISBN-10: 3319209876
ISBN-13: 9783319209876
Language: English
Description: This treatment of modern topics related to mathematical systems theory forms the proceedings of a workshop, Mathematical Systems Theory: From Behaviors to Nonlinear Control, held at the University of Groningen in July 2015. The workshop celebrated the work of Professors Arjan van der Schaft and Harry Trentelman, honouring their 60th Birthdays. The first volume of this two-volume work covers a variety of topics related to nonlinear and hybrid control systems. After giving a detailed account of the state of the art in the related topic, each chapter presents new results and discusses new directions. As such, this volume... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 07:02:09 GMT
Vibro-Acoustics, Volume 1 (by Anders Nilsson, Bilong Liu) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/vibro-acoustics-volume-1
Author(s): Anders Nilsson, Bilong Liu
Categories: Science > Acoustics & Sound, Science > Environmental Science
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2015-09-14
ISBN-10: 3662478064
ISBN-13: 9783662478066
Language: English
Description: This three-volume book gives a thorough and comprehensive presentation of vibration and acoustic theories. Different from traditional textbooks which typically deal with some aspects of either acoustic or vibration problems, it is unique of this book to combine those two correlated subjects together. Moreover, it provides fundamental analysis and mathematical descriptions for several crucial phenomena of Vibro-Acoustics which are quite useful in noise reduction, including how structures are excited, energy flows from an excitation point to a sound radiating surface, and finally how a structure radiates noise to a surrounding... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 07:02:04 GMT
Nautilus: The Biology and Paleobiology of a Living Fossil, Reprint with additions (Topics in Geobiology) (by W. Bruce Saunders, N.H. Landman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/nautilus-the-biology-and-paleobiology-of-a-living-fossil-reprint-with-additions-topics-in-geobiology
Author(s): W. Bruce Saunders, N.H. Landman
Categories: Nature > Ecology, Nature > Lakes & Ponds, Science > Earth Sciences, Science > Biology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2009-12-17
ISBN-10: 9048132983
ISBN-13: 9789048132980
Language: English
Description: This volume is a reprint of a classic book about Nautilus, first published in 1987, with an introductory chapter summarizing all of the work on Nautilus and its habitat since the publication of the first edition more than 20 years ago. The surge in articles in the last two decades indicates an expanded interest in the subject, reflecting a renewed appreciation of the complexity and fragility of the marine habitat and its biota. The 37 chapters are written by 48 experts in the field and cover all aspects of this living fossil from its ecology to its embryology. This volume also features new photos, including an impressive image of the first hatched... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:46:09 GMT
Charles Darwin: A Celebration of His Life and Legacy (by James T. Bradley) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/charles-darwin-a-celebration-of-his-life-and-legacy
Author(s): James T. Bradley
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Science > Essays
Publisher: NewSouth Books
Publish date: 2012-11-01
ISBN-10: 1588382818
ISBN-13: 9781588382818
Language: English
Description: Charles Darwin (1809-1882) changed the world forever with his 1859 publication of On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. Darwin: A Celebration of His Controversial Life and Legacy is an anthology of critical writings that grew out of a lecture series, hosted by Auburn University, held on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the first edition of his most famous book. Ideas in The Origin of Species reordered the biological sciences forever, spawned new disciplines including evolutionary psychology, sociobiology, and evolutionary developmental biology, became foundational for modern... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:36:06 GMT
Doing Cultural Geography (Doing Geography series) (by Pamela Shurmer-Smith) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/doing-cultural-geography-doing-geography-series
Author(s): Pamela Shurmer-Smith
Categories: Science > Earth Sciences, Social Science > Human Geography
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish date: 2002-03-28
ISBN-10: 0761965645
ISBN-13: 9780761965640
Language: English
Description: Doing Cultural Geography is an introduction to cultural geography that integrates theoretical discussion with applied examples. The emphasis throughout is on doing. Recognizing that many undergraduates have difficulty with both theory and methods courses, the text demystifies the ‘theory’ informing cultural geography and encourages students to engage directly with theory in practice. It emphasizes what can be done with humanist, Marxist, poststructuralist, feminist, and postcolonial theory, demonstrating that this is the best way to prompt students to engage with the otherwise daunting theoretical literature.
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:26:14 GMT
Buddhist Revivalist Movements: Comparing Zen Buddhism and the Thai Forest Movement (by Alan Robert Lopez) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/buddhist-revivalist-movements-comparing-zen-buddhism-and-the-thai-forest-movement
Author(s): Alan Robert Lopez
Categories: Religion > Buddhism, Science > Cosmology, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2016-11-15
ISBN-10: 1137543493
ISBN-13: 9781137543493
Language: English
Description: This text provides a comparative investigation of the affinities and differences of two of the most dynamic currents in World Buddhism: Zen Buddhism and the Thai Forest Movement. Defying differences in denomination, culture, and historical epochs, these schools revived an unfettered quest for enlightenment and proceeded to independently forge like practices and doctrines. The author examines the teaching gambits and tactics, the methods of practice, the place and story line of teacher biography, and the nature and role of the awakening experience, revealing similar forms deriving from an uncompromising pursuit of awaking, the insistence on... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:12:02 GMT
Political Legitimacy beyond Weber: An Analytical Framework (by Benno Netelenbos) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/political-legitimacy-beyond-weber-an-analytical-framework
Author(s): Benno Netelenbos
Categories: Philosophy > General, Political Science > History & Theory, Reference > General, Science > General, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2016-08-21
ISBN-10: 1137551119
ISBN-13: 9781137551115
Language: English
Description: Legitimacy is an essential concept in politics. But what is it? This book seeks to answer this question through adopting Weber’s sociological approach to legitimacy. Weber argues that we should not only understand legitimacy from the perspective of the political order, but that we should also look at its subjective meaning. If this approach seems to have fallen into discredit since Weber formulated it almost a century ago, Netelenbos argues that we need to bring back the subjective into political sociology and theory. Political Legitimacy beyond Weber argues that contemporary politics in late-modern society cannot merely... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 05:32:07 GMT
Socio-Legal Aspects of the 3D Printing Revolution (by Angela Daly) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/socio-legal-aspects-of-the-3d-printing-revolution
Author(s): Angela Daly
Categories: Business & Economics > Production & Operations Management, Law > International, Science > General, Social Science > Media Studies, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Palgrave Pivot
Publish date: 2016-05-20
ISBN-10: 1137515554
ISBN-13: 9781137515551
Language: English
Description: Additive manufacturing or ‘3D printing’ has emerged into the mainstream in the last few years, with much hype about its revolutionary potential as the latest ‘disruptive technology’ to destroy existing business models, empower individuals and evade any kind of government control. This book examines the trajectory of 3D printing in practice and how it interacts with various areas of law, including intellectual property, product liability, gun laws, data privacy and fundamental/constitutional rights. A particular comparison is made between 3D printing and the Internet as this has been, legally-speaking, another ‘disruptive technology’ and... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 05:32:04 GMT
Egalitarianism and Global Justice: From a Relational Perspective (by Kevin K. W. Ip) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/egalitarianism-and-global-justice-from-a-relational-perspective
Author(s): Kevin K. W. Ip
Categories: Philosophy > Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Political Science > General, Reference > General, Science > General
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2016-07-29
ISBN-10: 1137517581
ISBN-13: 9781137517586
Language: English
Description: In this book, Kevin Ip articulates and defends an egalitarian conception of global distributive justice grounded on the value of equality as a normative ideal of how human relations should be conducted. Arguing that relationships of equality, rather than those characterized by domination or exploitation, are a requirement for a just system, Ip spells out the real-world implications of this approach. Ip defends the ideal of equality against the diverse objections which have been brought to bear, and the responsibilities we bear in our aspirations towards global justice.  
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 05:32:02 GMT
Waterfront Manhattan: From Henry Hudson to the High Line (by Kurt C. Schlichting) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/waterfront-manhattan-from-henry-hudson-to-the-high-line
Author(s): Kurt C. Schlichting
Categories: Architecture > History, Architecture > Planning, History > United States, Science > History, Transportation > Ships & Shipbuilding
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish date: 2018-04-10
ISBN-10: 1421425238
ISBN-13: 9781421425238
Language: English
Description: For hundreds of years, the shorefront of Manhattan Island served as the country’s center of trade, shipping, and commerce. With its maritime links across the oceans, along the Atlantic coast, and inland to the Midwest and New England, Manhattan became a global city and home to the world’s busiest port. It was a world of docks, ships, tugboats, and ferries, filled with cargo and freight, a place where millions of immigrants entered the Promised Land. In Waterfront Manhattan, Kurt C. Schlichting tells the story of the Manhattan waterfront as a struggle between public and private control of New York’s priceless asset.... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 03:22:11 GMT
How Economics Shapes Science (by Paula Stephan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/how-economics-shapes-science
Author(s): Paula Stephan
Categories: Business & Economics > Economic Conditions, Business & Economics > Economics, Education > Administration, Science > Experiments & Projects, Science > Research & Methodology
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish date: 2012-01-09
ISBN-10: 0674049713
ISBN-13: 9780674049710
Language: English
Description: The beauty of science may be pure and eternal, but the practice of science costs money. And scientists, being human, respond to incentives and costs, in money and glory. Choosing a research topic, deciding what papers to write and where to publish them, sticking with a familiar area or going into something new—the payoff may be tenure or a job at a highly ranked university or a prestigious award or a bump in salary. The risk may be not getting any of that. At a time when science is seen as an engine of economic growth, Paula Stephan brings a keen understanding of the ongoing cost-benefit calculations made by individuals... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 03:02:01 GMT
Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 21 (by Mark Frauenfelder Ed.) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/make-technology-on-your-time-volume-21
Author(s): Mark Frauenfelder Ed.
Categories: Computers > Hardware, Crafts & Hobbies > General, Science > Experiments & Projects
Publisher: Make
Publish date: 2010-01-25
ISBN-10: 0596807163
ISBN-13: 9780596807160
Language: English
Description: Enter the world of desktop manufacturing with MAKE! Issue 21 offers the know-how you need to make three-dimensional parts with inexpensive computer-controlled manufacturing equipment. Perfect for individuals and small groups, these detailed how-to articles cover the use of both additive (RepRap, CandyFab) and subtractive (Lumenlab Micro CNC) systems. Pick up a copy and get going! MAKE continues to be a leader in the tech DIY movement due to its uncanny instinct to engage the curiosity, vitality, and passion of the growing community of Makers -- DIY enthusiasts, hobbyist engineers/designers, and others who like to tweak, disassemble, recreate, and... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 02:02:02 GMT
Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 19 (by Mark Frauenfelder Ed.) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/make-technology-on-your-time-volume-19
Author(s): Mark Frauenfelder Ed.
Categories: Computers > Hardware, Crafts & Hobbies > General, Science > Experiments & Projects
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publish date: 2009-08-04
ISBN-10: 0596800886
ISBN-13: 9780596800888
Language: English
Description: This issue of MAKE magazine will reveal hands-on methods for building simple robots. Inside this intriguing issue, you'll find complete instructions for creating robots that are not only lifelike, but are also able to detect and respond to things around them. Create your own DIY Drones and Robotic Flies with projects that will keep you riveted! MAKE continues to be a leader in the tech DIY movement due to its uncanny instinct to engage the curiosity, vitality, and passion of the growing community of Makers -- DIY enthusiasts, hobbyist engineers/designers, and others who like to tweak, disassemble, recreate, and invent cool new uses for technology... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 01:56:14 GMT
Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 32 (by Mark Frauenfelder Ed.) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/make-technology-on-your-time-volume-32
Author(s): Mark Frauenfelder Ed.
Categories: Medical > Biotechnology, Reference > General, Science > Earth Sciences, Science > Experiments & Projects, Computers > Software
Publisher: Maker Media, Inc
Publish date: 2012-10-18
ISBN-10: 1449327648
ISBN-13: 9781449327644
Language: English
Description: Forget duct tape and baling wire — now makers can design and manufacture things as beautiful as Apple and as slick as Dyson and Audi. We’ll show you how to conceive and visualize great-looking projects with our speed course in industrial design — then build them with tools like vacuum forming and laser cutting, and finish them with cases and interfaces that are artful, ergonomic, and irresistible. Plus you'll get 23 great DIY projects like the Nellie Bly Smoker, the Awesome Button, the World Control Panel, LED Little Big Lamp, Laminar-Flow Water Fountain, and Keyless Lock Box, and meet... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 01:52:21 GMT
Quantum Invariants of Knots and 3-Manifolds (Studies in Mathematics) (by Vladimir G. Turaev) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/quantum-invariants-of-knots-and-3-manifolds-studies-in-mathematics
Author(s): Vladimir G. Turaev
Categories: Mathematics > Algebra, Reference > General, Science > Mathematical Physics, Science > Physics, Science > Quantum Theory
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publish date: 2010-04-16
ISBN-10: 3110221837
ISBN-13: 9783110221831
Language: English
Description: Due to the strong appeal and wide use of this monograph, it is now available in its second revised edition. The monograph gives a systematic treatment of 3-dimensional topological quantum field theories (TQFTs) based on the work of the author with N. Reshetikhin and O. Viro. This subject was inspired by the discovery of the Jones polynomial of knots and the Witten-Chern-Simons field theory. On the algebraic side, the study of 3-dimensional TQFTs has been influenced by the theory of braided categories and the theory of quantum groups. The book is divided into three parts. Part I presents a construction of 3-dimensional TQFTs and 2-dimensional... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 01:44:11 GMT
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World (by Rachel Ignotofsky) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/women-in-science-50-fearless-pioneers-who-changed-the-world
Author(s): Rachel Ignotofsky
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Scientists, Science > History, Science > Reference, Social Science > Women's Studies
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publish date: 2016-07-26
ISBN-10: 1607749769
ISBN-13: 9781607749769
Language: English
Description: It’s a scientific fact: Women rock!   A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The trailblazing women profiled include well-known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 01:22:02 GMT
Theory of Nonequilibrium Superconductivity (International Series of Monographs on Physics) (by Nikolai B. Kopnin) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/theory-of-nonequilibrium-superconductivity-international-series-of-monographs-on-physics
Author(s): Nikolai B. Kopnin
Categories: Science > Electromagnetism, Science > Nuclear Physics, Science > Physics, Science > Solid State Physics, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 2001-07-19
ISBN-10: 0198507887
ISBN-13: 9780198507888
Language: English
Description: This is the first text on the modern theory of superconductivity. It deals with the behavior of superconductors in external fields varying in time, and with transport phenomena in superconductors. The text starts with the fundamentals of the first-principle, microscopic theory of superconductivity, and guides the reader through the modern theoretical analysis to applications of the theory to practical problems. The methods of quantum field theory applied to nonstationary superconductivity in their most advanced formulations, namely the so-called semi-classical version of the real-time Green's function technique applied to the celebrated Bardeen,... more...
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 00:32:03 GMT
Models of the Atomic Nucleus: Unification Through a Lattice of Nucleons (by Norman D. Cook) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/models-of-the-atomic-nucleus-unification-through-a-lattice-of-nucleons
Author(s): Norman D. Cook
Categories: Science > Nuclear Physics, Science > Physics
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2010-11-17
ISBN-10: 3642147364
ISBN-13: 9783642147364
Language: English
Description: Very intuitive and physically precise visualization software for nuclear models Database of all nuclei and isotopes included All nuclear parameters are adjustable in a wide range Comprehensive and introductory book on nuclear models Platform invariant software (Windows, Unix, Mac)
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:22:09 GMT
Narrative as Virtual Reality 2: Revisiting Immersion and Interactivity in Literature and Electronic Media (Parallax: Re-Visions of Culture and Society) (by Marie-Laure Ryan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/narrative-as-virtual-reality-2-revisiting-immersion-and-interactivity-in-literature-and-electronic-media-parallax-re-visions-of-culture-and-society
Author(s): Marie-Laure Ryan
Categories: Computers > Computer Graphics, Literary Criticism > Books & Reading, Science > History
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish date: 2015-10-20
ISBN-10: 1421417979
ISBN-13: 9781421417974
Language: English
Description: Is there a significant difference between engagement with a game and engagement with a movie or novel? Can interactivity contribute to immersion, or is there a trade-off between the immersive "world" aspect of texts and their interactive "game" dimension? As Marie-Laure Ryan demonstrates in Narrative as Virtual Reality 2, the questions raised by the new interactive technologies have their precursors and echoes in pre-electronic literary and artistic traditions. Approaching the idea of virtual reality as a metaphor for total art, Ryan applies the concepts of immersion and interactivity to develop a phenomenology of narrative... more...
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:22:07 GMT
Introduction to Spintronics (by Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, Marc Cahay) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/introduction-to-spintronics
Author(s): Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, Marc Cahay
Categories: Science > Physics, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2008-03-20
ISBN-10: 0849331331
ISBN-13: 9780849331336
Language: English
Description: Using spin to replace or augment the role of charge in signal processing devices, computing systems and circuits may improve speed, power consumption, and device density in some cases—making the study of spinone of the fastest-growing areas in micro- and nanoelectronics. With most of the literature on the subject still highly advanced and heavily theoretical, the demand for a practical introduction to the concepts relating to spin has only now been filled. Explains effects such as giant magnetoresistance, the subject of the 2007 Nobel Prize in physics Introduction to Spintronics is an accessible, organized, and progressive presentation... more...
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:12:08 GMT
If the Universe Is Teeming with Aliens... Where Is Everybody? Fifty Solutions to Fermi's Paradox and the Problem of Extraterrestrial Life (by Stephen Webb) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/if-the-universe-is-teeming-with-aliens-where-is-everybody-fifty-solutions-to-fermis-paradox-and-the-problem-of-extraterrestrial-life
Author(s): Stephen Webb
Categories: Medical > Microbiology, Science > Astronomy, Science > Astrophysics & Space Science, Science > Cosmology, Science > Physics
Publisher: Copernicus
Publish date: 2002-10-04
ISBN-10: 0387955011
ISBN-13: 9780387955018
Language: English
Description: In a 1950 conversation at Los Alamos, four world-class scientists generally agreed, given the size of the Universe, that advanced extraterrestrial civilizations must be present. But one of the four, Enrico Fermi, asked, "If these civilizations do exist, where is everybody?" Given the fact that there are perhaps 400 million stars in our Galaxy alone, and perhaps 400 million galaxies in the Universe, it stands to reason that somewhere out there, in the 14 billion-year-old cosmos, there is or once was a civilization at least as advanced as our own. Webb discusses in detail the 50 most cogent and intriguing solutions to Fermi's famous paradox.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:12:08 GMT
Astronomical Sketching: A Step-by-Step Introduction (Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series) (by Richard Handy, Erika Rix, David B. Moody, Jeremy Perez, Sol Robbins) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/astronomical-sketching-a-step-by-step-introduction-patrick-moores-practical-astronomy-series
Author(s): Richard Handy, Erika Rix, David B. Moody, Jeremy Perez, Sol Robbins
Categories: Science > Astronomy
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2007-06-12
ISBN-10: 0387262407
ISBN-13: 9780387262406
Language: English
Description: This book presents the amateur with fine examples of astronomical sketches and step-by-step tutorials in each medium, including pencil, pen and ink, chalks and pastels, painting and computer graphics programs. This unique book can teach almost anyone to create beautiful sketches of celestial objects by following simple, illustrated, step-by-step instructions. Readers can select a chapter related to their preferred class of object, and rapidly learn techniques in several media. Each chapter contains useful information regarding equipment, techniques for preserving and archiving sketches, and suggestions for accurate record keeping.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 03:22:02 GMT
The Middle Paleolithic Site of Pech de l'Azé IV (Cave and Karst Systems of the World) (by Paul Goldberg, Harold L. Dibble, Shannon J. P. McPherron, Dennis M. Sandgathe) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-middle-paleolithic-site-of-pech-de-laz-iv-cave-and-karst-systems-of-the-world
Author(s): Paul Goldberg, Harold L. Dibble, Shannon J. P. McPherron, Dennis M. Sandgathe
Categories: Science > Earth Sciences, Social Science > Anthropology, Social Science > Archaeology, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2017-10-26
ISBN-10: 3319575228
ISBN-13: 9783319575223
Language: English
Description: This book provides comprehensive information on the materials excavated at Pech de l’Azé IV, both by the original excavator François Bordes in the 1970s, and more recently by the authors and their scientific team. Applying a range of new excavation and analytical techniques, it presents detailed material on the formation of the site, its chronology and the nature of the hominin occupations. Pech de l’Azé IV is part of a complex of Lower and Middle Paleolithic cave sites in the Dordogne Valley of southwestern France. Although this region is well known for its rich concentration of Paleolithic sites since the mid-19th century and many of the... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 20:26:03 GMT
The Soils of Ecuador (World Soils Book Series) (by José Espinosa, Julio Moreno, Gustavo Bernal) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-soils-of-ecuador-world-soils-book-series
Author(s): José Espinosa, Julio Moreno, Gustavo Bernal
Categories: Nature > Environmental Conservation & Protection, Science > Environmental Science, Technology & Engineering > Environmental
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2017-10-26
ISBN-10: 3319253174
ISBN-13: 9783319253176
Language: English
Description: This is the first book to comprehensively discuss Ecuadorian soils. Richly illustrated, it provides information on the unique characteristics and distribution of these soils. Due to the influence of the Andes, which vastly modified the climate and parental materials, a relative small country like Ecuador has a wide variety of soil orders, rarely found in other countries. The country is divided into three distinctive regions by the Andes: The Coastal Plain, the Andean Highlands, and the Amazonia Region each with different soil development, influenced by the varying conditions in that region.... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 20:22:06 GMT
Surfactants and Interfacial Phenomena (by Milton J. Rosen) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/surfactants-and-interfacial-phenomena
Author(s): Milton J. Rosen
Categories: Science > Chemistry, Technology & Engineering > Chemical & Biochemical
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
Publish date: 2004-07-15
ISBN-10: 0471478180
ISBN-13: 9780471478188
Language: English
Description: This book is the premier text on the properties and applications of surfactants. The third edition is completely updated and revised, including new information on gemini surfactants (a new type of powerful surfactant), superspreading (or superwetting) by aqueous surfactant solutions of highly hydrophobic surfaces (important in agricultural applications), and dynamic surface tension (an important interfacial property not covered in the first two editions). * Clearly explains the mechanisms by which surfactants operate in interfacial processes * Uses a minimum of mathematics in explanation of topics, making it easy-to-understand and very... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:22:10 GMT
History and Science of Knots (Series on Knots and Everything) (by J. C. Turner, P. Van De Griend) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/history-and-science-of-knots-series-on-knots-and-everything
Author(s): J. C. Turner, P. Van De Griend
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies > General, History > General, Mathematics > General, Science > History, Transportation > Ships & Shipbuilding
Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Publish date: 1996-06
ISBN-10: 9810224699
ISBN-13: 9789810224691
Language: English
Description: This text brings together 20 essays on diverse topics in the history and science of knots. It is divided into five parts, which deal respectively with knots in prehistory and antiquity, non-European traditions, working knots, the developing science of knots, and decorative and other aspects of knots. Its authors include archaeologists who write on knots found in digs of ancient sites (one describes the knots used by the recently discovered Ice Man); practical knottiers who have studied the history and uses of knots at sea, for fishing and for various life support activities; a historian of lace; a computer scientist writing on computer... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:06:01 GMT
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain (by David Eagleman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/incognito-the-secret-lives-of-the-brain
Author(s): David Eagleman
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Law > Criminal Law, Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Psychology > Neuropsychology, Science > Biology
Publisher: Vintage
Publish date: 2012-05-15
ISBN-10: 0307389928
ISBN-13: 9780307389923
Language: English
Description: If the conscious mind--the part you consider to be you--is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?   In this sparkling and provocative book, renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate its surprising mysteries. Why can your foot move halfway to the brake pedal before you become consciously aware of danger ahead? Is there a true Mel Gibson? How is your brain like a conflicted democracy engaged in civil war? What do Odysseus and the subprime mortgage meltdown have in common? Why are people whose names begin with J more like to marry other people whose... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 18:32:12 GMT
The Developing Mind, Second Edition: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are (by Daniel J. Siegel) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-developing-mind-second-edition-how-relationships-and-the-brain-interact-to-shape-who-we-are
Author(s): Daniel J. Siegel
Categories: Family & Relationships > Interpersonal Relations, Psychology > Clinical Psychology, Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Psychology > Developmental, Science > Biology
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Publish date: 2012-02-27
ISBN-10: 146250390X
ISBN-13: 9781462503902
Language: English
Description: This bestselling book put the field of interpersonal neurobiology on the map for over 100,000 readers. Daniel J. Siegel goes beyond the nature and nurture divisions that traditionally have constrained much of our thinking about development, exploring the role of interpersonal relationships in forging key connections in the brain. He presents a groundbreaking new way of thinking about the emergence of the human mind and the process by which each of us becomes a feeling, thinking, remembering individual. Illuminating how and why neurobiology matters, this book is essential reading for clinicians,... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 18:32:04 GMT
Interfacial Convection in Multilayer Systems (Applied Mathematical Sciences) (by A. Nepomnyashchy, I. Simanovskii, J.C. Legros) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/interfacial-convection-in-multilayer-systems-applied-mathematical-sciences
Author(s): A. Nepomnyashchy, I. Simanovskii, J.C. Legros
Categories: Mathematics > General, Science > Mathematical Physics, Science > Mechanics, Science > Physics
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2011-09-15
ISBN-10: 0387877134
ISBN-13: 9780387877136
Language: English
Description: This book gives a systematic investigation of convection in systems comprised of liquid layers with deformatable interfaces. This new edition includes completely updated and new material on flows in ultra thin films and brings up to date progress made in the technology on micro and nano scales. Also, this revised edition will reflect progress in the dynamics of complex fluids.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 18:12:02 GMT
Trout (Reaktion Books - Animal) (by James Owen) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/trout-reaktion-books-animal
Author(s): James Owen
Categories: Nature > Fish, Science > Biology
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish date: 2012-03-15
ISBN-10: 1861898770
ISBN-13: 9781861898777
Language: English
Description: Leaping effortlessly from bright streams into the human imagination, the trout has an ancient fascination that can be traced back to Stone Age cave dwellers, and it thrives today in our diet, religion, folklore, history, science, literature, and, of course, fishermen’s tales.   James Owen reveals here why the trout beguiles us so. Taking myriad forms, the fish has a vitality and physical beauty that brings to mind pure waters and quiet, outdoor spaces. This biography of the trout showcases the animal as sacred fish, edible fish, farmed fish, and a fish of scientific investigation. In telling this story, Owen... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:56:04 GMT
Chaos in Classical and Quantum Mechanics (Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics) (v. 1) (by Martin C. Gutzwiller) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/chaos-in-classical-and-quantum-mechanics-interdisciplinary-applied-mathematics-v-1
Author(s): Martin C. Gutzwiller
Categories: Computers > Computer Science, Mathematics > Probability & Statistics, Science > History, Science > Mechanics, Science > Quantum Theory
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 1991-08-15
ISBN-10: 0387971734
ISBN-13: 9780387971735
Language: English
Description: Describes the chaos apparent in simple mechanical systems with the goal of elucidating the connections between classical and quantum mechanics. It develops the relevant ideas of the last two decades via geometric intuition rather than algebraic manipulation. The historical and cultural background against which these scientific developments have occurred is depicted, and realistic examples are discussed in detail. This book enables entry-level graduate students to tackle fresh problems in this rich field.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:26:08 GMT
Pigeon (Reaktion Books - Animal) (by Barbara Allen) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/pigeon-reaktion-books-animal
Author(s): Barbara Allen
Categories: Nature > Birds & Birdwatching, Science > Biology
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish date: 2009-10-15
ISBN-10: 1861895135
ISBN-13: 9781861895134
Language: English
Description:   Our frequent urban companion, cooing in the eaves of train stations or scavenging underfoot for breadcrumbs and discarded French fries, the pigeon has many detractors—and even some fans. Written out of love for and fascination with this humble yet important bird, Barbara Allen’s Pigeon explores its cultural significance, as well as its similarities to and differences from its close counterpart, the dove. While the dove is seen as a symbol of love, peace, and goodwill, the pigeon is commonly perceived as a filthy, ill-mannered flying rodent, a “rat with... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 09:22:08 GMT
Mathematical Physiology (Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics) (by James Keener, James Sneyd) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mathematical-physiology-interdisciplinary-applied-mathematics
Author(s): James Keener, James Sneyd
Categories: Mathematics > General, Science > Life Sciences, Science > Biology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 1998-10-01
ISBN-10: 0387983813
ISBN-13: 9780387983813
Language: English
Description: Mathematical Physiology provides an introduction into physiology using the tools and perspectives of mathematical modeling and analysis. It describes ways in which mathematical theory may be used to give insights into physiological questions and how physiological questions can in turn lead to new mathematical problems. The book is divided in two parts, the first dealing with the fundamental principles of cell physiology, and the second with the physiology of systems. In the first part, after an introduction to basic biochemistry and enzyme reactions, the authors discuss volume control, the membrane potential, ionic flow... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 09:12:02 GMT
The Modern Amateur Astronomer (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) (by Patrick Moore) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-modern-amateur-astronomer-the-patrick-moore-practical-astronomy-series
Author(s): Patrick Moore
Categories: Science > Astronomy, Science > Astrophysics & Space Science, Science > Geophysics, Science > Physics
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 1995-10-16
ISBN-10: 3540199004
ISBN-13: 9783540199007
Language: English
Description: Along with its companion book, The Observational Amateur Astronomer, this is a comprehensive guide for every amateur astronomer who wants to do more than just stargaze. Each chapter has been written by a well-known professional or amateur astronomer, chosen for their specialist knowledge. Topics range from buying a telescope (or making your own), via electronic equipment and accessories, to more technical aspects such as spectroscopy and astrophotography. Patrick Moore has edited the book overall into his easy, comprehensible style - known to millions of television viewers.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 09:02:12 GMT
Salmon (Reaktion Books - Animal) (by Peter Coates) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/salmon-reaktion-books-animal
Author(s): Peter Coates
Categories: Nature > Fish, Science > Biology, Science > Zoology
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish date: 2006-11-30
ISBN-10: 1861892950
ISBN-13: 9781861892959
Language: English
Description: Every year, wild salmon travel hundreds of miles upstream. They fight fierce river currents, leap over rocks and small waterfalls, and die by the thousands of starvation, disease, and exposure to cold. Even if they surmount these obstacles, the fish risk becoming dinner for hungry predators like bears, birds, and humans. Guided by a keen sense of smell, the survivors travel to their original hatching grounds, where they breed, spawn, and quickly die. Salmon reveals this amazing life cycle to be just part of the larger story of these fascinating fish. The cultural life of salmon, Peter Coates explains, is rich with myths... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 08:56:07 GMT
Electrical Impedance Tomography: Methods, History and Applications (Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering) (by David S. Holder) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/electrical-impedance-tomography-methods-history-and-applications-series-in-medical-physics-and-biomedical-engineering
Author(s): David S. Holder
Categories: Medical > Allied Health Services, Medical > Biotechnology, Medical > Prosthesis, Science > Physics, Science > Biology
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publish date: 2004-12-31
ISBN-10: 0750309520
ISBN-13: 9780750309523
Language: English
Description: In recent years, there has been steady progress in the research of electrical impedance tomography (EIT), leading to important developments. These developments have excited interest in practitioners and researchers from a broad range of disciplines, including mathematicians devoted to uniqueness proofs and inverse problems, physicists dealing with bioimpedance, electronic engineerers involved in developing and extending its applications, and clinicians wishing to take advantage of this powerful new imaging method. With contributions from leading international researchers, Electrical Impedance Tomography: Methods, History and Applications provides... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 08:46:11 GMT
Ape (Reaktion Books - Animal) (by John Sorenson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/ape-reaktion-books-animal
Author(s): John Sorenson
Categories: Nature > Apes & Monkeys, Science > Biology, Science > Zoology
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish date: 2009-10-15
ISBN-10: 1861894228
ISBN-13: 9781861894229
Language: English
Description: Apes—to look at them is to see a mirror of ourselves. Our close genetic relatives fascinate and unnerve us with their similar behavior and social personality. Here, John Sorenson delves into our conflicted relationship to the great apes, which often reveals as much about us as humans as it does about the apes themselves.             From bonobos and chimpanzees to gibbons, gorillas, and orangutans, Ape examines the many ways these remarkable animals often serve as models for humans. Anthropologists use their... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 08:32:07 GMT
The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist (by Neil deGrasse Tyson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-sky-is-not-the-limit-adventures-of-an-urban-astrophysicist
Author(s): Neil deGrasse Tyson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Scientists, Science > Astronomy
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish date: 2004-05-01
ISBN-10: 159102188X
ISBN-13: 9781591021889
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 04:02:10 GMT
Fulleranes: The Hydrogenated Fullerenes (Carbon Materials: Chemistry and Physics) (by Franco Cataldo, Susana Iglesias-Groth) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fulleranes-the-hydrogenated-fullerenes-carbon-materials-chemistry-and-physics
Author(s): Franco Cataldo, Susana Iglesias-Groth
Categories: Science > Astronomy, Science > Astrophysics & Space Science, Science > Chemistry, Science > Physics
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2010-05-10
ISBN-10: 1402098863
ISBN-13: 9781402098864
Language: English
Description: Fulleranes are a special class of carbon molecules derived from fullerenes whose double bonds are partially or at least theoretically fully saturated by hydrogen. The hydrogenation changes the chemical properties of fullerenes which can become susceptible to substitution reactions as opposed to addition reactions to the double bonds (present in common fullerenes). One of the most intriguing aspects of fulleranes is the fact that they have been thought to exist in the interstellar medium or even in certain circumstellar media. "Fulleranes: The Hydrogenated Fullerenes" presents the state of the art research, synthesis and properties of these... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 03:36:04 GMT
Chemical and Energy Process Engineering (by Sigurd Skogestad) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/chemical-and-energy-process-engineering
Author(s): Sigurd Skogestad
Categories: Reference > General, Science > Chemistry, Science > Mechanics, Science > Physics, Technology & Engineering > Chemical & Biochemical
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2008-08-27
ISBN-10: 142008755X
ISBN-13: 9781420087550
Language: English
Description: Emphasizing basic mass and energy balance principles, Chemical and Energy Process Engineering prepares the next generation of process engineers through an exemplary survey of energy process engineering, basic thermodynamics, and the analysis of energy efficiency. By emphasizing the laws of thermodynamics and the law of mass/matter conservation, the author builds a strong foundation for performing industrial process engineering calculations. The book’s systematic treatment applies these core principles on a macro-level scale, allowing for more manageable calculations. The development of new processes is demanding and... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 03:06:09 GMT
Regular Polytopes (by H. S. M. Coxeter) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/regular-polytopes
Author(s): H. S. M. Coxeter
Categories: Mathematics > Algebra, Mathematics > Geometry, Science > Physics
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publish date: 1973-06-01
ISBN-10: 0486614808
ISBN-13: 9780486614809
Language: English
Description: Polytopes are geometrical figures bounded by portions of lines, planes, or hyperplanes. In plane (two dimensional) geometry, they are known as polygons and comprise such figures as triangles, squares, pentagons, etc. In solid (three dimensional) geometry they are known as polyhedra and include such figures as tetrahedra (a type of pyramid), cubes, icosahedra, and many more; the possibilities, in fact, are infinite! H. S. M. Coxeter's book is the foremost book available on regular polyhedra, incorporating not only the ancient Greek work on the subject, but also the vast amount of information that has been accumulated on them... more...
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 03:02:15 GMT
Bioresource and Stress Management (by Ratikanta Maiti, Aruna Kumari, Ashok Kumar Thakur, Narayan Chandra Sarkar) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/bioresource-and-stress-management
Author(s): Ratikanta Maiti, Aruna Kumari, Ashok Kumar Thakur, Narayan Chandra Sarkar
Categories: Nature > Natural Resources, Science > Life Sciences, Science > Biology, Science > Zoology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2016-07-21
ISBN-10: 9811009945
ISBN-13: 9789811009945
Language: English
Description: This book is a compilation of recent global measures to conserve bio-resources and manage biotic and abiotic stresses. It highlights emerging issues related to agriculture, abiotic and biotic stress factors, ethnic knowledge, climate change and global warming, as well as natural resources and their sustainable management. It also focuses on the consolidated efforts of scientists and academics engaged in addressing a number of issues related to resource management and combating stresses in order to protect the Earth. Crop production and productivity have been significantly improved, however, there have been no corresponding practical advances in... more...
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