eBooks-share Science Latest eBooks https://www.books-share.com/rss/science Latest Science eBooks from Books-share.com en-us admin@ebooks-share.net admin@ebooks-share.net Mon, 14 Oct 2019 10:12:03 GMT Books-share.com https://www.books-share.com/images/logo.png https://www.books-share.com/ 158 57 The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animalsand Other Forgotten Skills (by Tristan Gooley) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-lost-art-of-reading-natures-signs-use-outdoor-clues-to-find-your-way-predict-the-weather-locate-water-track-animalsand-other-forgotten-skills
Author(s): Tristan Gooley
Categories: Nature > Reference, Reference > General, Science > Astronomy, Sports & Recreation > Hiking, Travel > Reference
Publisher: The Experiment
Publish date: 2015-07-31
ISBN-10: 1615192417
ISBN-13: 9781615192410
Language: English
Description: Gooley’s more than two decades of pioneering outdoor experience include research among the Dayak people of Borneo and the Tuareg of the Sahara. With his first book, The Natural Navigator, he started a renaissance in the rare art of reading nature’s clues. Now, in The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs, Gooley has compiled more than 850 outdoor tips—many not found in any other book in the world—that will open readers’ eyes to nature’s hidden logic. He shares techniques for forecasting and tracking, and for walking in the country or city, along the coast, and by night. This is the ultimate resource on what the... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 10:12:03 GMT
Computerized Data Acquisition and Analysis for the Life Sciences: A Hands-on Guide (by Simon S. Young) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/computerized-data-acquisition-and-analysis-for-the-life-sciences-a-hands-on-guide
Author(s): Simon S. Young
Categories: Computers > Computer Science, Medical > Physiology, Science > Physics, Science > Research & Methodology, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2001-01-29
ISBN-10: 0521565707
ISBN-13: 9780521565707
Language: English
Description: Computerized data acquisition systems are often the principal method of recording experimental results. This book takes the reader step-by-step through the process of data acquisition and analysis, explaining how to set up the systems and obtain useful information from the data recorded. In an easy-to-read style, the author guides researchers through the basics of data acquisition systems, explaining the important underlying concepts, and giving numerous examples of how to analyze the recorded information. While aimed at researchers in the life sciences, the topics covered are general and will be valuable to anyone interested in learning to use... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:52:05 GMT
Wavelet Applications in Engineering Electro- magnetics (by Michael C. Wicks, Tapan K. Sarkar, Magdalena Salazar-Palma) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/wavelet-applications-in-engineering-electro-magnetics
Author(s): Michael C. Wicks, Tapan K. Sarkar, Magdalena Salazar-Palma
Categories: Computers > Programming, Computers > Programming Languages, Science > Electromagnetism, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: Artech House
Publish date: 2002-06-15
ISBN-10: 1580532675
ISBN-13: 9781580532679
Language: English
Description: This unique resource describes the practical application of wavelets to the solution of electromagnetic field problems and in signal analysis. The book shows you how to design novel algorithms that enable you to solve electrically, large electromagnetic field problems using modest computational resources. It also provides you with new ideas in the design and development of unique waveforms for reliable target identification and practical radar signal analysis. The book includes more then 500 equations, and covers a wide range of topics, from numerical methods to signal processing aspects.
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:32:05 GMT
Einstein's Opponents: The Public Controversy about the Theory of Relativity in the 1920s (by Milena Wazeck) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/einsteins-opponents-the-public-controversy-about-the-theory-of-relativity-in-the-1920s
Author(s): Milena Wazeck
Categories: Reference > General, Science > Physics, Science > Relativity
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2014-02-24
ISBN-10: 1107017440
ISBN-13: 9781107017443
Language: English
Description: This detailed account of the controversy surrounding the publication of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity explores the ferocious popular and academic opposition which at one time encircled one of the most important scientific breakthroughs of the twentieth century. Based on extensive archival research, this fascinating discourse includes a compelling and entertaining examination of the contemporary literature created by Einstein's detractors. Exploring the arguments and strategies, social contexts, and motivations of Einstein's detractors, and providing unique insights into the dynamics of scientific controversies, this book is ideal for... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:22:08 GMT
Network Science: Complexity in Nature and Technology (by Desmond J. Higham, Ernesto Estrada, Maria Fox, Gian-Luca Oppo) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/network-science-complexity-in-nature-and-technology
Author(s): Desmond J. Higham, Ernesto Estrada, Maria Fox, Gian-Luca Oppo
Categories: Computers > Networking, Computers > Programming, Mathematics > General, Science > System Theory, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2010-09-17
ISBN-10: 1849963959
ISBN-13: 9781849963954
Language: English
Description: Network Science is the emerging field concerned with the study of large, realistic networks. This interdisciplinary endeavor, focusing on the patterns of interactions that arise between individual components of natural and engineered systems, has been applied to data sets from activities as diverse as high-throughput biological experiments, online trading information, smart-meter utility supplies, and pervasive telecommunications and surveillance technologies. This unique text/reference provides a fascinating insight into the state of the art in network science, highlighting the commonality across very different areas of application and the ways... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:46:01 GMT
Machine-based Intelligent Face Recognition (by Dengpan Mou) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/machine-based-intelligent-face-recognition
Author(s): Dengpan Mou
Categories: Computers > Artificial Intelligence, Computers > Cryptography, Science > Biology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2010-09-10
ISBN-10: 3642007503
ISBN-13: 9783642007507
Language: English
Description: Machine-based Intelligent Face Recognition discusses the general engineering method of imitating intelligent human brains for video-based face recognition in a fundamental way, which is completely unsupervised, automatic, self-learning, self-updated and robust. It also overviews state-of-the-art research on cognitive-based biometrics and machine-based biometrics, and especially the advances in face recognition. This book is intended for scientists, researchers, engineers, and students in the field of computer vision, machine intelligence, and particularly of face recognition. Dr. Dengpan Mou, Dr.-Ing. and MSc from University of Ulm, Germany, is... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:16:15 GMT
Introduction to Computational Cardiology: Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation (by Boris Ja. Kogan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/introduction-to-computational-cardiology-mathematical-modeling-and-computer-simulation
Author(s): Boris Ja. Kogan
Categories: Computers > Computer Science, Computers > Programming, Medical > Cardiology, Medical > Internal Medicine, Science > Biology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2009-12-21
ISBN-10: 0387766855
ISBN-13: 9780387766850
Language: English
Description: Introduction to Computational Cardiology provides a comprehensive, in-depth treatment of the fundamental concepts and research challenges involved in the mathematical modeling and computer simulation of dynamical processes in the heart, under normal and pathological conditions. About this textbook: - Presents descriptions of models used in both biology and medicine for discovering the mechanisms of heart function and dysfunction on several physiological scales across different species. - Provides several examples throughout the textbook and exercises at the end which facilitate understanding of basic concepts and introduces, for implementation,... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:16:06 GMT
Electricity from Renewable Resources: Status, Prospects, and Impediments (America's Energy Future) (by National Research Council, America's Energy Future Panel on Electricity from Renewable Resources) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/electricity-from-renewable-resources-status-prospects-and-impediments-americas-energy-future
Author(s): National Research Council, America's Energy Future Panel on Electricity from Renewable Resources
Categories: Science > General, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publish date: 2010-02-19
ISBN-10: 030913708X
ISBN-13: 9780309137089
Language: English
Description: A component in the America's Energy Future study, Electricity from Renewable Resources examines the technical potential for electric power generation with alternative sources such as wind, solar-photovoltaic, geothermal, solar-thermal, hydroelectric, and other renewable sources. The book focuses on those renewable sources that show the most promise for initial commercial deployment within 10 years and will lead to a substantial impact on the U.S. energy system. A quantitative characterization of technologies, this book lays out expectations of costs, performance, and impacts, as well as barriers and research and development needs. In addition to a... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:02:05 GMT
Trace Elements in Abiotic and Biotic Environments (by Alina Kabata-Pendias, Barbara Szteke) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/trace-elements-in-abiotic-and-biotic-environments
Author(s): Alina Kabata-Pendias, Barbara Szteke
Categories: Medical > Biochemistry, Science > Chemistry, Technology & Engineering > Agriculture, Science > Biology
Publisher: Crc Pr I Llc
Publish date: 2015-04-09
ISBN-10: 148221279X
ISBN-13: 9781482212792
Language: English
Description: Trace Elements in Abiotic and Biotic Environments helps readers understand the fundamental principles and phenomena that control the transfer of trace elements. This book describes the occurrence and behavior of trace elements in rocks, soil, water, air, and plants, and also discusses the anthropogenic impact to the environment. In addition, it covers the presence of trace elements in feeds, as either contaminants or as nutritional or zootechnical additives, and their transfer across the food chain to humans. Also discussed is international legislation on trace elements for both micronutrients and contaminants in soil and plant food. A special... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:42:03 GMT
Remote Sensing Image Fusion (Signal and Image Processing of Earth Observations) (by Luciano Alparone, Bruno Aiazzi, Stefano Baronti, Andrea Garzelli) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/remote-sensing-image-fusion-signal-and-image-processing-of-earth-observations
Author(s): Luciano Alparone, Bruno Aiazzi, Stefano Baronti, Andrea Garzelli
Categories: Science > Geophysics, Science > Physics
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2015-03-02
ISBN-10: 1466587490
ISBN-13: 9781466587496
Language: English
Description: A synthesis of more than ten years of experience, Remote Sensing Image Fusion covers methods specifically designed for remote sensing imagery. The authors supply a comprehensive classification system and rigorous mathematical description of advanced and state-of-the-art methods for pansharpening of multispectral images, fusion of hyperspectral and panchromatic images, and fusion of data from heterogeneous sensors such as optical and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images and integration of thermal and visible/near-infrared images. They also explore new trends of signal/image processing, such as compressive sensing and sparse... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:22:13 GMT
Nonparametric Functional Data Analysis: Theory and Practice (Springer Series in Statistics) (by Philippe Vieu, Frédéric Ferraty) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/nonparametric-functional-data-analysis-theory-and-practice-springer-series-in-statistics-1
Author(s): Philippe Vieu, Frédéric Ferraty
Categories: Business & Economics > Econometrics, Business & Economics > Environmental Economics, Computers > Computer Science, Science > Earth Sciences, Science > Environmental Science
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2006-06-06
ISBN-10: 0387303693
ISBN-13: 9780387303697
Language: English
Description: Modern apparatuses allow us to collect samples of functional data, mainly curves but also images. On the other hand, nonparametric statistics produces useful tools for standard data exploration. This book links these two fields of modern statistics by explaining how functional data can be studied through parameter-free statistical ideas. At the same time it shows how functional data can be studied through parameter-free statistical ideas, and offers an original presentation of new nonparametric statistical methods for functional data analysis.
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:22:05 GMT
Systems Engineering and Analysis of Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems (by William Wolfgang Arrasmith) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/systems-engineering-and-analysis-of-electro-optical-and-infrared-systems
Author(s): William Wolfgang Arrasmith
Categories: Science > Light, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2015-03-31
ISBN-10: 1466579927
ISBN-13: 9781466579927
Language: English
Description: Electro-Optical systems are fundamental in many areas including the military, medical, commercial, industrial, and private sectors. Systems Engineering and Analysis of Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems integrates solid fundamental systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques with the technical focus of contemporary Electro-Optical and Infrared optics, imaging, and detection methodologies and systems. The book provides a running base study throughout the book that illustrates concepts and applies topics learned.
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:16:02 GMT
Natural Mineral Nanotubes: Properties and Applications (by G. Jock Churchman, Pooria Pasbakhsh) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/natural-mineral-nanotubes-properties-and-applications
Author(s): G. Jock Churchman, Pooria Pasbakhsh
Categories: Nature > Natural Resources, Reference > General, Science > Chemistry, Science > Earth Sciences, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: Apple Academic Press
Publish date: 2015-01-19
ISBN-10: 1771880562
ISBN-13: 9781771880565
Language: English
Description: The book provides a wide introduction on history, minerology, geology, and the characteristics and application of different natural nanotubes. It is the first comprehensive book to discuss natural nanotubes, particularly halloysite nanotubes. The book will be useful mainly for postgraduate students and researchers working on the application of natural nanotubes. It will also be useful for those companies or researchers that focus on the design of materials and composites for sustainability. This book: • Provides updates on the diverse and expanding applications of natural mineral nanotubes (including halloysite,... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:12:11 GMT
Molecular and Cellular Biomechanics (by Bradley Layton) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/molecular-and-cellular-biomechanics
Author(s): Bradley Layton
Categories: Medical > Biotechnology, Reference > General, Science > Chemistry, Science > Physics, Science > Biology
Publisher: Pan Stanford
Publish date: 2015-03-18
ISBN-10: 9814316830
ISBN-13: 9789814316835
Language: English
Description: This book bridges the gap between life sciences and physical sciences by providing several perspectives on cellular and molecular mechanics on a fundamental level. It begins with a general introduction to the scales and terms that are used in the field of cellular and molecular biomechanics and then moves from the molecular scale to the tissue scale. It discusses various tissues or cellular systems through the chapters written by prominent engineers and physicists working in various fields of biomechanics. "Big picture" items, such as the number of atoms in cells and the number of cells in an organism, are discussed,... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:12:09 GMT
Lipid Oxidation in Health and Disease (Oxidative Stress and Disease) (by Corinne M. Spickett, Henry Jay Forman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/lipid-oxidation-in-health-and-disease-oxidative-stress-and-disease
Author(s): Corinne M. Spickett, Henry Jay Forman
Categories: Medical > Biochemistry, Medical > Endocrinology & Metabolism, Science > Biology
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2015-03-06
ISBN-10: 1482202859
ISBN-13: 9781482202854
Language: English
Description: Many balanced cellular responses depend on lipid molecular structure and reactivity of lipid oxidation products as well as their concentration, and determine the outcome of physiological signaling versus disease pathology. This book covers both established information and recent findings on the action of oxidized lipid products on cell signaling and gene expression in health and disease. It is composed of three sections: (1) Chemistry and Biochemistry of Lipid Oxidation, (2) Sites of Biological Actions of Oxidized Lipids, and (3) Oxidized Lipids in Pathology and Disease.
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:12:02 GMT
Drought: Research and Science-Policy Interfacing (by Joaquin Andreu Alvarez) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/drought-research-and-science-policy-interfacing
Author(s): Joaquin Andreu Alvarez
Categories: Nature > Weather, Reference > General, Science > Earth Sciences, Technology & Engineering > Civil
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2015-03-11
ISBN-10: 1138027790
ISBN-13: 9781138027794
Language: English
Description: Droughts occur in arid and semi-arid areas of the world, but also in humid areas, and can develop over short periods (flash drought) or longer periods (seasons/decades). Even though progress has been made, it remains difficult to adequately characterize, monitor, forecast and manage droughts, due to their multi-faceted nature. Usually, drought does not directly cause fatalities, but a wide range of socio-economic and environmental effects may occur, and, depending on the region, water-and food-related diseases and casualties can be triggered. Europe has regularly been hit hard by drought (e.g. recently Russia), and large portions of USA, Mexico,... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:02:14 GMT
Integrated Systems of Meso-Meteorological and Chemical Transport Models (by Alexander Baklanov, Alexander Mahura, Ranjeet Sokhi) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/integrated-systems-of-meso-meteorological-and-chemical-transport-models
Author(s): Alexander Baklanov, Alexander Mahura, Ranjeet Sokhi
Categories: Nature > Weather, Science > Earth Sciences, Science > Environmental Science
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2011-01-12
ISBN-10: 3642139795
ISBN-13: 9783642139796
Language: English
Description: This book, as the outcome of the COST-728/NetFAM workshop, focuses on the follow­ing main topics: 1) on-line coupled meteorology-chemistry modelling with two-way feedbacks, 2) off-line coupled modelling and interfaces, 3) validation and case studies including air quality related episodes, and 4) integration of atmospheric chemical transport (ACT) models with numerical weather prediction (NWP). This book is one of the first attempts to give an overall look on such integrated meso-meteorology and chemistry modelling approach. It reviews the current situation with the on-line and off-line coupling of mesoscale meteorological and ACT models worldwide... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:02:11 GMT
Economics for Environmental Professionals (by Frank R. Spellman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/economics-for-environmental-professionals
Author(s): Frank R. Spellman
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Environmental Economics, Law > Environmental, Nature > Ecology, Science > Biology
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2015-04-13
ISBN-10: 1482257998
ISBN-13: 9781482257991
Language: English
Description: Environmental professionals are often called upon to find solutions to environmental degradation problems or to lead the way in planning to prevent them. Because they come mainly from the environmental and science disciplines, most environmental professionals have limited training in the fundamentals of economics. This book is designed to provide those professionals not only with the basic principles of economics for foundational purposes but also the economic pros and cons to consider when making critical decisions on environmental issues. Economics for Environmental Professionals provides a fully explanatory,... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:52:13 GMT
Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations series) (by Peter Godfrey-Smith) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/theory-and-reality-an-introduction-to-the-philosophy-of-science-science-and-its-conceptual-foundations-series
Author(s): Peter Godfrey-Smith
Categories: Philosophy > General, Reference > General, Science > History
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Publish date: 2003-08-01
ISBN-10: 0226300633
ISBN-13: 9780226300634
Language: English
Description: How does science work? Does it tell us what the world is "really" like? What makes it different from other ways of understanding the universe? In Theory and Reality, Peter Godfrey-Smith addresses these questions by taking the reader on a grand tour of one hundred years of debate about science. The result is a completely accessible introduction to the main themes of the philosophy of science. Intended for undergraduates and general readers with no prior background in philosophy, Theory and Reality covers logical positivism; the problems of induction and confirmation; Karl Popper's theory of science; Thomas Kuhn and "scientific revolutions"; the... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:52:02 GMT
Hepatitis C: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology) (by Hengli Tang) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/hepatitis-c-methods-and-protocols-methods-in-molecular-biology
Author(s): Hengli Tang
Categories: Medical > Gastroenterology, Medical > Infectious Diseases, Medical > Microbiology, Science > Biology
Publisher: Humana Press
Publish date: 2008-12-23
ISBN-10: 1588299708
ISBN-13: 9781588299703
Language: English
Description: With the development of robust cell-culturing systems capable of Hepatitis C Virus replication and infection, the past decade has witnessed an explosion of innovative research directed at understanding HCV biology in the context of the authentic replicative cycle of the virus. By providing a compilation of cutting-edge research techniques currently in use in HCV labs worldwide, Hepatitis C: Methods and Protocols, Second Edition fully updates the previous edition to reflect this progress which promises to unlock the remaining vital information regarding this human pathogen and its interactions. Written in the highly successful... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:46:04 GMT
Construction Safety and Waste Management: An Economic Analysis (Risk Engineering) (by Rita Yi Man Li) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/construction-safety-and-waste-management-an-economic-analysis-risk-engineering
Author(s): Rita Yi Man Li
Categories: Business & Economics > Environmental Economics, Business & Economics > Production & Operations Management, House & Home > Design & Construction, House & Home > Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Science > Environmental Science
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-11-20
ISBN-10: 3319124293
ISBN-13: 9783319124292
Language: English
Description: This monograph presents an analysis of construction safety problems and on-site safety measures from an economist’s point of view. The book includes examples from both emerging countries, e.g. China and India, and developed countries, e.g. Australia and Hong Kong. Moreover, the author covers an analysis on construction safety knowledge sharing by means of updatable mobile technology such as apps in Androids and iOS platform mobile devices. The target audience comprises primarily researchers and experts in the field but the book may also be beneficial for graduate students.
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:42:09 GMT
Strange Nonchaotic Attractors: Dynamics Between Order And Chaos in Quasiperiodically Forced Systems (Nonlinear Science) (by Arkady Pikovsky, Ulrike Feudel, Sergey Kuznetsov) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/strange-nonchaotic-attractors-dynamics-between-order-and-chaos-in-quasiperiodically-forced-systems-nonlinear-science
Author(s): Arkady Pikovsky, Ulrike Feudel, Sergey Kuznetsov
Categories: Mathematics > General, Science > Mathematical Physics, Science > Mechanics, Science > Physics
Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Publish date: 2006-04-26
ISBN-10: 9812566333
ISBN-13: 9789812566331
Language: English
Description: This book is the first monograph devoted exclusively to strange nonchaotic attractors (SNA), recently discovered objects with a special kind of dynamical behavior between order and chaos in dissipative nonlinear systems under quasiperiodic driving. A historical review of the discovery and study of SNA, mathematical and physically-motivated examples, and a review of known experimental studies of SNA are presented. The main focus is on the theoretical analysis of strange nonchaotic behavior by means of different tools of nonlinear dynamics and statistical physics (bifurcation analysis, Lyapunov exponents, correlations and spectra, renormalization... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:32:05 GMT
Understanding Society and Natural Resources: Forging New Strands of Integration Across the Social Sciences (by Michael J. Manfredo, Jerry J. Vaske, Andreas Rechkemmer, Esther A. Duke) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/understanding-society-and-natural-resources-forging-new-strands-of-integration-across-the-social-sciences
Author(s): Michael J. Manfredo, Jerry J. Vaske, Andreas Rechkemmer, Esther A. Duke
Categories: Reference > General, Science > Earth Sciences
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-06-12
ISBN-10: 9401789584
ISBN-13: 9789401789585
Language: English
Description: In this edited volume leading scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds wrestle with social science integration opportunities and challenges. This book explores the growing concern of how best to achieve effective integration of the social science disciplines as a means for furthering natural resource social science and environmental problem solving. The chapters provide an overview of the history, vision, advances, examples and methods that could lead to integration. The quest for integration among the social sciences is not new. Some argue that the social sciences have lagged in their advancements and contributions... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:22:18 GMT
Biodiversity: Conserving Endangered Species (Green Technology) (by Anne E. Maczulak) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/biodiversity-conserving-endangered-species-green-technology
Author(s): Anne E. Maczulak
Categories: Nature > Environmental Conservation & Protection, Reference > General, Science > Biology, Children's Books > General, Science > Zoology
Publisher: Facts on File
Publish date: 2009-10-01
ISBN-10: 0816071977
ISBN-13: 9780816071975
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:22:09 GMT
Laser Safety: Tools and Training, Second Edition (Optical Science and Engineering) (by Ken Barat) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/laser-safety-tools-and-training-second-edition-optical-science-and-engineering
Author(s): Ken Barat
Categories: Science > Light, Science > Optics, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2014-02-24
ISBN-10: 1466581379
ISBN-13: 9781466581371
Language: English
Description:   New chapters and updates highlight the second edition of Laser Safety: Tools and Training. This text provides background information relating to lasers and laser safety, and examines the components of laser work and laser safety from a different perspective. Written by a working laser safety officer, the book considers ways to keep users, as well as those around them, safe. The author encourages readers to think beyond protective eyewear. As it relates to safety, he determines that if eyewear is required, then the laser system is not ideal. This book factors in optics, the vibration elements of the optical table, the... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:06:05 GMT
Plasma Chemistry (by Alexander Fridman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/plasma-chemistry
Author(s): Alexander Fridman
Categories: Science > Chemistry, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General), Technology & Engineering > Mechanical
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2008-05-05
ISBN-10: 0521847354
ISBN-13: 9780521847353
Language: English
Description: This unique book provides a fundamental introduction to all aspects of modern plasma chemistry. The book describes mechanisms and kinetics of chemical processes in plasma, plasma statistics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and electrodynamics, as well as all major electric discharges applied in plasma chemistry. The book considers most of the major applications of plasma chemistry from electronics to thermal coatings, from treatment of polymers to fuel conversion and hydrogen production, and from plasma metallurgy to plasma medicine. The book can be helpful to engineers, scientists, and students interested in plasma physics, plasma chemistry,... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:02:08 GMT
Mathematics of Evolution and Phylogeny (by Olivier Gascuel) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mathematics-of-evolution-and-phylogeny
Author(s): Olivier Gascuel
Categories: Mathematics > General, Science > Biology
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 2005-05-05
ISBN-10: 0198566107
ISBN-13: 9780198566106
Language: English
Description: This book considers evolution at different scales: sequences, genes, gene families, organelles, genomes and species. The focus is on the mathematical and computational tools and concepts, which form an essential basis of evolutionary studies, indicate their limitations, and give them orientation. Recent years have witnessed rapid progress in this area, with models and methods becoming more realistic, powerful, and complex.This book of contributed chapters is authored by renowned scientists and covers recent results in the highly topical area of mathematics in evolution and phylogeny. Each chapter is a detailed overview of a specific topic, from the... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:42:13 GMT
Electrochemotherapy, Electrogenetherapy, and Transdermal Drug Delivery: Electrically Mediated Delivery of Molecules to Cells (Methods in Molecular Medicine) (by Mark J. Jaroszeski) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/electrochemotherapy-electrogenetherapy-and-transdermal-drug-delivery-electrically-mediated-delivery-of-molecules-to-cells-methods-in-molecular
Author(s): Mark J. Jaroszeski
Categories: Medical > Biotechnology, Medical > Chemotherapy, Medical > Pharmacology, Science > Biology
Publisher: Humana Press
Publish date: 2000-02-18
ISBN-10: 0896036065
ISBN-13: 9780896036062
Language: English
Description: Leading experts comprehensively review all aspects of the delivery of therapeutic molecules to cells using electrical impulses-i.e., the extraordinarily promising new areas of electrogenetherapy, electrochemotherapy, and transdermal drug delivery. Their survey ranges from outlines of the basic physical principles that govern cell permeabilization by pulsed electric fields, to descriptions of the current state-of-the-art in instrumentation and electrodes, to summaries of preclinical and clinical trial results. The authors focus on drug, gene, and transdermal delivery techniques, providing detailed examples of drug delivery using electric fields from... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:12:08 GMT
DNA Arrays: Technologies and Experimental Strategies (Frontiers in Neuroscience) (by Elena V. Grigorenko) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/dna-arrays-technologies-and-experimental-strategies-frontiers-in-neuroscience
Author(s): Elena V. Grigorenko
Categories: Medical > Biochemistry, Medical > Genetics, Medical > Internal Medicine, Medical > Neuroscience, Science > Biology
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2001-12-21
ISBN-10: 0849322855
ISBN-13: 9780849322853
Language: English
Description: A quantum leap in technology took place a few years ago with the introduction of cDNA arrays that have been developed in response to the need for simultaneous analysis of the patterns of expression of thousands of genes. DNA Arrays: Technologies and Experimental Strategies offers a view of different aspects of this rapidly developing technology, including oligonucleotide and electrochemical arrays. Distinguished investigators from academia and industry provide up-to-date insights into methodological fundamentals of construction of DNA arrays, optimization of hybridization conditions, the use of expression data in bioinformatics, software tools,... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:12:05 GMT
Gene Targeting: A Practical Approach (by Alexandra L. Joyner) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/gene-targeting-a-practical-approach
Author(s): Alexandra L. Joyner
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics, Medical > Biotechnology, Medical > Genetics, Nature > Mammals, Science > Biology
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 2000-02-15
ISBN-10: 019963792X
ISBN-13: 9780199637928
Language: English
Description: Since the publication of the first edition of Gene Targeting: A Practical Approach in 1993 there have been many advances in gene targeting and this new edition has been thoroughly updated and rewritten to include all the major new techniques. It provides not only tried-and-tested practical protocols but detailed guidance on their use and applications. As with the previous edition Gene Targeting: A Practical Approach 2e concentrates on gene targeting in mouse ES cells, but the techniques described can be easily adapted to applications in tissue culture including those for human cells. The first chapter covers the design of gene targeting vectors for... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:12:02 GMT
Current Topics in Computational Molecular Biology (Computational Molecular Biology) (by Tao Jiang, Ying Xu, Michael Q. Zhang) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/current-topics-in-computational-molecular-biology-computational-molecular-biology
Author(s): Tao Jiang, Ying Xu, Michael Q. Zhang
Categories: Computers > Computer Science, Science > General
Publisher: A Bradford Book
Publish date: 2002-03-07
ISBN-10: 0262100924
ISBN-13: 9780262100922
Language: English
Description: Computational molecular biology, or bioinformatics, draws on the disciplines of biology, mathematics, statistics, physics, chemistry, computer science, and engineering. It provides the computational support for functional genomics, which links the behavior of cells, organisms, and populations to the information encoded in the genomes, as well as for structural genomics. At the heart of all large-scale and high-throughput biotechnologies, it has a growing impact on health and medicine.This survey of computational molecular biology covers traditional topics such as protein structure modeling and sequence alignment, and more... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:06:12 GMT
Image Recognition and Classification (Optical Science and Engineering) (by Bahram Javidi) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/image-recognition-and-classification-optical-science-and-engineering
Author(s): Bahram Javidi
Categories: Computers > Computer Graphics, Computers > Programming, Medical > General, Science > Optics, Computers > Software
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2002-06-15
ISBN-10: 0824707834
ISBN-13: 9780824707835
Language: English
Description: "Details the latest image processing algorithms and imaging systems for image recognition with diverse applications to the military; the transportation, aerospace, information security, and biomedical industries; radar systems; and image tracking systems."
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:06:09 GMT
Fear of Physics (by Lawrence M. Krauss) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fear-of-physics
Author(s): Lawrence M. Krauss
Categories: Science > Physics
Publisher: Basic Books
Publish date: 2007-06-05
ISBN-10: 0465002188
ISBN-13: 9780465002184
Language: English
Description: Fear of Physics is a lively, irreverent, and informative look at everything from the physics of boiling water to cutting-edge research at the observable limits of the universe. Rich with anecdotes and accessible examples, it nimbly ranges over the tools and thought behind the world of modern physics, taking the mystery out of what is essentially a very human intellectual endeavor.
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 03:46:05 GMT
Solid Waste as a Renewable Resource: Methodologies (by Jimmy Alexander Faria Albanese, M. Pilar Ruiz) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/solid-waste-as-a-renewable-resource-methodologies
Author(s): Jimmy Alexander Faria Albanese, M. Pilar Ruiz
Categories: Science > Environmental Science, Technology & Engineering > Environmental
Publisher: Apple Academic Press
Publish date: 2015-08-04
ISBN-10: 1771882433
ISBN-13: 9781771882439
Language: English
Description: The twenty-first century world faces several enormous challenges: how to mitigate climate change, meet a growing energy demand without relying on fossil fuels, and manage the escalating quantities of solid waste generated by cities around the world. This compendium volume offers a viable solution to all three: using solid waste as a renewable resource. Intended for a wide audience ranging from engineers and academics to decision-makers in both the public and private sectors, this volume has gathered together research into a range of technologies and methodologies. The editors, two well-published researchers at the top of... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:52:05 GMT
Introduction to Polymer Chemistry, Third Edition (by Charles E. Carraher Jr.) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/introduction-to-polymer-chemistry-third-edition
Author(s): Charles E. Carraher Jr.
Categories: Reference > General, Science > Chemistry
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2012-12-04
ISBN-10: 1466554940
ISBN-13: 9781466554948
Language: English
Description: Continuing the tradition of its previous editions, the third edition of Introduction to Polymer Chemistry provides a well-rounded presentation of the principles and applications of natural, synthetic, inorganic, and organic polymers. With an emphasis on the environment and green chemistry and materials, this third edition offers detailed coverage of natural and synthetic giant molecules, inorganic and organic polymers, biomacromolecules, elastomers, adhesives, coatings, fibers, plastics, blends, caulks, composites, and ceramics. Using simple fundamentals, the book demonstrates how the basic principles of one polymer group... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:42:07 GMT
Soil Physics: An Introduction (by Manoj K. Shukla) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/soil-physics-an-introduction
Author(s): Manoj K. Shukla
Categories: Reference > General, Science > Chemistry, Science > Earth Sciences, Technology & Engineering > Agriculture
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2013-11-26
ISBN-10: 1439888426
ISBN-13: 9781439888421
Language: English
Description: Designed for undergraduate and graduate students, this book covers important soil physical properties, critical physical processes involving energy and mass transport, movement and retention of water and solutes through soil profile, soil temperature regimes and aeration, and plant-water relations. It includes new concepts and numerical examples for an in depth understanding of these principles. The book provides readers with clear coverage of how and why water and solute flow through the soil and details how various factors influence the flow. It includes guidance on the use of the existing public domain computer models.
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:42:05 GMT
Fundamentals of Fluid Film Lubrication (by M. K Ghosh, B. C. Majumdar, Mihi Sarangi) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fundamentals-of-fluid-film-lubrication
Author(s): M. K Ghosh, B. C. Majumdar, Mihi Sarangi
Categories: Science > Mechanics
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publish date: 2014-07-04
ISBN-10: 0071834974
ISBN-13: 9780071834971
Language: English
Description: Comprehensive coverage of fluid film lubrication Written by global experts in the field, this in-depth engineering resource discusses the theory, design, analysis, and application of fluid film lubrication, providing proven methods for reducing friction in rotating machinery components. The book thoroughly addresses all aspects of the topic, from viscosity and rotor-bearing dynamics to elastohydrodynamic lubrication and fluid inertia effects. Fully worked examples, analytical and numerical methods of solutions, practice problems, and detailed illustrations are included in this authoritative reference. Fundamentals of... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:36:07 GMT
Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach (by Yunus Cengel, Michael Boles) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/thermodynamics-an-engineering-approach-1
Author(s): Yunus Cengel, Michael Boles
Categories: Reference > General, Science > Mechanics, Science > Physics, Technology & Engineering > Mechanical
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publish date: 2014-01-07
ISBN-10: 0073398179
ISBN-13: 9780073398174
Language: English
Description: Thermodynamics, An Engineering Approach, eighth edition, covers the basic principles of thermodynamics while presenting a wealth of real-world engineering examples so students get a feel for how thermodynamics is applied in engineering practice. This text helps students develop an intuitive understanding by emphasizing the physics and physical arguments. Cengel and Boles explore the various facets of thermodynamics through careful explanations of concepts and use of numerous practical examples and figures, having students develop necessary skills to bridge the gap between knowledge and the confidence to properly apply their... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:26:07 GMT
The Navier-Stokes Equations: A Classification of Flows and Exact Solutions (London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series) (by P. G. Drazin, N. Riley) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-navier-stokes-equations-a-classification-of-flows-and-exact-solutions-london-mathematical-society-lecture-note-series
Author(s): P. G. Drazin, N. Riley
Categories: Mathematics > General, Science > Mechanics
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2006-06-19
ISBN-10: 0521681626
ISBN-13: 9780521681629
Language: English
Description: The Navier-Stokes equations were firmly established in the 19th Century as the system of nonlinear partial differential equations which describe the motion of most commonly occurring fluids in air and water, and since that time exact solutions have been sought by scientists. Collectively these solutions allow a clear insight into the behavior of fluids, providing a vehicle for novel mathematical methods and a useful check for computations in fluid dynamics, a field in which theoretical research is now dominated by computational methods. This 2006 book draws together exact solutions from widely differing sources and presents them in a coherent... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 01:56:04 GMT
Writings on Music, 1965-2000 (by Steve Reich) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/writings-on-music-1965-2000
Author(s): Steve Reich
Categories: Music > Business Aspects, Music > History & Criticism, Reference > General, Science > Biology
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish date: 2002-04-11
ISBN-10: 0195111710
ISBN-13: 9780195111712
Language: English
Description: In the mid-1960s, Steve Reich radically renewed the musical landscape with a back-to-basics sound that came to be called Minimalism. These early works, characterized by a relentless pulse and static harmony, focused single-mindedly on the process of gradual rhythmic change. Throughout his career, Reich has continued to reinvigorate the music world, drawing from a wide array of classical, popular, sacred, and non-western idioms. His works reflect the steady evolution of an original musical mind. Writings on Music documents the creative journey of this thoughtful, groundbreaking composer. These 64 short pieces include Reich's 1968 essay "Music as a... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 01:52:02 GMT
Newton: The Making of Genius (by Patricia Fara) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/newton-the-making-of-genius
Author(s): Patricia Fara
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Scientists, Science > History
Publisher: Macmillan
Publish date: 2002-05-24
ISBN-10: 0333907353
ISBN-13: 9780333907351
Language: English
Description: A unique and accessible account of Newton's popular and scientific reputation. Isaac Newton is now universally celebrated as a genius of science, renowned for his innovatory work on gravity and optics. Yet the term 'scientist' was not coined until the 1830s, a hundred years after his death. And Newton did not always enjoy such legendary status. A reclusive scholar who wrote more about alchemy and theology than natural philosophy, he has been heroised by many, but vilified as a madman by others. His posthumous reputation has constantly changed and is riddled with contradictions. NEWTON investigates the different ways in which Newton's life and... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 01:32:05 GMT
Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative Medicine (by National Research Council, Institute of Medicine, Committee on the Biological and Biomedical Applications of Stem Cell Research, Commission on Life Sciences, Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/stem-cells-and-the-future-of-regenerative-medicine
Author(s): National Research Council, Institute of Medicine, Committee on the Biological and Biomedical Applications of Stem Cell Research, Commission on Life Sciences, Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health
Categories: Medical > Biotechnology, Medical > Research, Philosophy > General, Political Science > Public Policy, Science > Biology
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publish date: 2002-01-23
ISBN-10: 0309076307
ISBN-13: 9780309076302
Language: English
Description: Recent scientific breakthroughs, celebrity patient advocates, and conflicting religious beliefs have come together to bring the state of stem cell research - specifically embryonic stem cell research - into the political cross hairs. President Bush's watershed policy statement allows federal funding for embryonic stem cell research but only on a limited number of stem cell lines. Millions of Americans could be affected by the continuing political debate among policy makers and the public. "Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative Medicine" provides a deeper exploration of the biological, ethical, and funding questions prompted by the therapeutic... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 00:22:05 GMT
The Handbook of Optical Communication Networks (Electrical Engineering Handbook) (by Mohammad Ilyas, Hussein T. Mouftah) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-handbook-of-optical-communication-networks-electrical-engineering-handbook
Author(s): Mohammad Ilyas, Hussein T. Mouftah
Categories: Computers > Networking, Science > Light, Science > Optics
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2003-04-14
ISBN-10: 0849313333
ISBN-13: 9780849313332
Language: English
Description: The Internet revolution. Once, the public was delighted with 14.4 modem access and fascinated by low-tech Web site content. But not for long. Technology has raced to keep up with users' calls for high-speed facilities and advanced applications. With the development of high-speed transmission media and the availability of high-speed hardware, we are fast approaching the day when a single communication network will support all communication activities-and that network will use optical fibers as its transmission media and optical switch/routers as its nodes. The Handbook of Optical Communication Networks presents comprehensive, up-to-date technical... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 00:22:02 GMT
Aquatic Organic Matter Fluorescence (Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series) (by Andy Baker, Paula Coble, Jaimie Lead, Darren Reynolds, Robert G. M. Spencer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/aquatic-organic-matter-fluorescence-cambridge-environmental-chemistry-series
Author(s): Andy Baker, Paula Coble, Jaimie Lead, Darren Reynolds, Robert G. M. Spencer
Categories: Medical > Biochemistry, Reference > General, Science > Earth Sciences, Science > Biology
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2014-06-30
ISBN-10: 0521764610
ISBN-13: 9780521764612
Language: English
Description: This is the first comprehensive text on the theory and practice of aquatic organic matter fluorescence analysis, written by the experts who pioneered the research area. This book covers the topic in the broadest possible terms, providing a common reference for making measurements that are comparable across disciplines, and allowing consistent interpretation of data and results. The book includes the fundamental physics and chemistry of organic matter fluorescence, as well as the effects of environmental factors. All aspects of sample handling, data processing, and the operation of both field and laboratory instrumentation are included, providing... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 00:12:04 GMT
Once Upon Einstein (by Thibault Damour) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/once-upon-einstein
Author(s): Thibault Damour
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > General, Games > General, Mathematics > General, Science > History, Science > Physics
Publisher: A K Peters, Ltd.
Publish date: 2006-03-28
ISBN-10: 1568812892
ISBN-13: 9781568812892
Language: English
Description: It is well known that Einstein founded twentieth-century physics with his work on relativity and quanta, but what do we really know about these ground breaking ideas? How were they discovered? What should we retain today from the conceptual upheavals he initiated? Through a selection of concrete scenes taken from Einstein's life, the author offers a view into the formation of his theories, as well as reminders of the day-to-day applications of his ideas. Simultaneously the reader is lead through a reflection on their philosophical impact: How should we think of time according to the theory of relativity, which removes any meaningful "now" and... more...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 00:12:01 GMT
Hydropower Economics (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science) (by Finn R. Forsund) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/hydropower-economics-international-series-in-operations-research-and-management-science
Author(s): Finn R. Forsund
Categories: Business & Economics > Econometrics, Business & Economics > International, Business & Economics > Operations Research, Science > Environmental Science, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2007-10-08
ISBN-10: 0387730265
ISBN-13: 9780387730264
Language: English
Description: There are few more urgent topics in today’s world, so full of ecological uncertainty. Hydropower Economics uses various econometric measures to examine sustainable alternative energy sources. It kicks off by modeling hydropower, yes, but it does not end there. Forsund has extended his model to include thermal power and wind power, too – forms of alternative energy that are taking on an ever larger profile.
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Sun, 13 Oct 2019 22:42:02 GMT
Particle Accelerator Physics (by Helmut Wiedemann) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/particle-accelerator-physics
Author(s): Helmut Wiedemann
Categories: Reference > General, Science > Experiments & Projects, Science > Nuclear Physics, Science > Physics, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2007-06-12
ISBN-10: 3540490434
ISBN-13: 9783540490432
Language: English
Description: This book provides an in-depth and comprehensive introduction to the field of high-energy particle acceleration and beam dynamics. This is the first modern and comprehensive textbook in the field. It begins by gathering the basic tools, recalling the essentials of electrostatics and electrodynamics as well as of particle dynamics in electromagnetic fields. It includes coverage of advanced topics of coupled beam dynamics. There is an exhaustive treatment of radiation from accelerated charges. Appendices gather useful mathematical and physical formulae, parameters and units, and solutions to the many end-of-chapter problems are given.
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Sun, 13 Oct 2019 22:36:16 GMT
Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (v. 1&2) (by Carl C. Gaither, Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/gaithers-dictionary-of-scientific-quotations-v-1and2
Author(s): Carl C. Gaither, Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither
Categories: Reference > Dictionaries, Science > Chemistry, Science > History, Science > Physics, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2007-12-10
ISBN-10: 0387495754
ISBN-13: 9780387495750
Language: English
Description: Finding words of wisdom about science is now easy with Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations. Organized thematically and indexed alphabetically by author, this work makes readily available an unprecedented collection of approximately 21,000 quotations related to a broad range of scientific topics, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. The thematic organization allows you to effortlessly find a pertinent quotation from a variety of sources and perspectives. The resulting compendium allows a reader to conceptualize and embrace the written images of scientists, laymen, politicians, novelists, playwrights, and poets... more...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2019 20:26:08 GMT
Introduction to Quantum Field Theory (by V.lG. Kiselev, Ya.M. Shnir, A.Ya. Tregubovich) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/introduction-to-quantum-field-theory
Author(s): V.lG. Kiselev, Ya.M. Shnir, A.Ya. Tregubovich
Categories: Mathematics > General, Science > Nuclear Physics, Science > Physics, Science > Quantum Theory, Science > Waves & Wave Mechanics
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2000-11-17
ISBN-10: 9056992376
ISBN-13: 9789056992378
Language: English
Description: This text explains the features of quantum and statistical field systems that result from their field-theoretic nature and are common to different physical contexts. It supplies the practical tools for carrying out calculations and discusses the meaning of the results. The central concept is that of effective action (or free energy), and the main technical tool is the path integral, although other formalisms are also mentioned. The author emphasizes the simplest models first, then progresses to discussions of real systems before addressing more general and rigorous conclusions. The book is structured around carefully selected problems, which are... more...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:22:02 GMT
Riemannian Holonomy Groups and Calibrated Geometry (Oxford Graduate Texts in Mathematics) (by Dominic D. Joyce) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/riemannian-holonomy-groups-and-calibrated-geometry-oxford-graduate-texts-in-mathematics
Author(s): Dominic D. Joyce
Categories: Mathematics > Geometry, Science > Physics
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 2007-05-03
ISBN-10: 0199215596
ISBN-13: 9780199215591
Language: English
Description: This graduate level text covers an exciting and active area of research at the crossroads of several different fields in Mathematics and Physics. In Mathematics it involves Differential Geometry, Complex Algebraic Geometry, Symplectic Geometry, and in Physics String Theory and Mirror Symmetry. Drawing extensively on the author's previous work, the text explains the advanced mathematics involved simply and clearly to both mathematicians and physicists. Starting with the basic geometry of connections, curvature, complex and K�hler structures suitable for beginning graduate students, the text covers seminal results such as Yau's proof of the... more...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:02:02 GMT