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Advanced Structural Wind Engineering
Advanced Structural Wind Engineering

Advanced Structural Wind Engineering

This book covers wind climates, wind-induced disasters, structural aerodynamics, wind loads, various wind environmental problems, and related topics as presented at the International Advanced School (IAS) on Wind Engineering. The lectures provided necessary basic knowledge as well as the latest, state-of-the-art information.

Advanced Transport Systems
Advanced Transport Systems

Advanced Transport Systems

Provides a systematic analysis, modeling and evaluation of the performance of advanced transport systems. The advanced transport systems considered include: bus rapid transit and personal rapid transit systems in urban areas, electric and fuel cell passenger cars, high speed rail, evacuated tube transport system, advanced commercial subsonic and supersonic transport aircraft, and liquid hydrogen-fueled commercial air transportation.

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering
Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering

This title examines amazing feats of civil engineering, including massive bridges, the world's tallest skyscraper, and the Panama Canal. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

Applied Information Science, Engineering and Technology
Applied Information Science, Engineering and Technology

Applied Information Science, Engineering and Technology

This book provides a selection from the papers, which summarize several important results obtained within the framework of the József Hatvany Doctoral School operating at the University of Miskolc, Hungary. The papers can be classified into three groups: (1) Applied Computational Science; (2) Production Information Engineering (IT for Manufacturing included); (3) Material Stream Systems and IT for Logistics.

Astronomy in the Real World
Astronomy in the Real World

Astronomy in the Real World

This book looks at the world of astronomy, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the work that scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years.

Bias Temperature Instability for Devices and Circuits
Bias Temperature Instability for Devices and Circuits

Bias Temperature Instability for Devices and Circuits

This book provides a single-source reference to one of the more challenging reliability issues plaguing modern semiconductor technologies, negative bias temperature instability. It contains coverage of current research in topics such as time dependent defect spectroscopy, anomalous defect behavior, stochastic modeling with additional metastable states, multiphonon theory, compact modeling with RC ladders and implications on device reliability and lifetime.

Biofuels from Algae
Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae

This book covers basic and applied aspects of biofuels production from algae. Coverage includes algal cultivation and its use for biofuels production; synthetic biology approaches for algae suitable for biofuels production; algal biomass harvesting; and algal oils as fuels. The book also covers topics such as metabolic engineering and molecular biology for algae for fuel production, life cycle assessment and scale-up and commercialization.

Biohydrogen
Biohydrogen

Biohydrogen

This book provides in-depth information on basic and applied aspects of biohydrogen production, explains the chemistry and theory of the processes involved and provides information on integration of the various processes and technologies on biohydrogen. Issues such as hydrogen economy and commercialization are also discussed.

Biology Experiments Sourcebook
Biology Experiments Sourcebook

Biology Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 experiments in areas such as cell and molecular biology, evolution and adaptation, and genetics, along with analysis and findings.

Bioprocess Engineering
Bioprocess Engineering

Bioprocess Engineering

This book details the application of chemical engineering principles for the development, design, operation and scale up of bioprocesses.

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

Explains why biotechnology is a relevant and volatile issue due to advances in genetic engineering.

Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook
Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook

Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 chemistry experiments along with analysis and findings.

Classic Literature
Classic Literature

Classic Literature

This book features four analysis papers that consider classic literature, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Computational Fluid Dynamics Applications in Food Processing
Computational Fluid Dynamics Applications in Food Processing

Computational Fluid Dynamics Applications in Food Processing

Provides an overview of the various applications of CFD modeling, discusses the recent developments in this field, and identifies the strengths and weaknesses of CFD when applied in the food processing industry.

Digital Signal Processing in Power Electronics Control Circuits
Digital Signal Processing in Power Electronics Control Circuits

Digital Signal Processing in Power Electronics Control Circuits

Discusses problems concerning the design and realization of digital control algorithms for power electronics circuits using digital signal processing (DSP) methods.

Drama
Drama

Drama

This book features four analysis papers that consider drama, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Drawing
Drawing

Drawing

This book deals with drawings' aesthetic characteristics, mediums of expression, subject matter, and some leading artists and their works.

Earth Science Experiments Sourcebook
Earth Science Experiments Sourcebook

Earth Science Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 earth science experiments along with analysis and findings.

Electricity
Electricity

Electricity

In this book, readers will learn the basics of electricity, from atoms to circuits. It also covers early experiments with electricity, like those done by Ben Franklin and William Gilbert.

Energy
Energy

Energy

In this book, readers will learn the basic components of energy, including matter and atoms, as well as the many different kinds of energy that exist in the universe.

Energy of Matter
Energy of Matter

Energy of Matter

Presents the most important intellectual achievements and technical developments that led people to use matter's energy content more efficiently.

Engineering Economics and Finance for Transportation Infrastructure
Engineering Economics and Finance for Transportation Infrastructure

Engineering Economics and Finance for Transportation Infrastructure

This textbook provides a fundamental overview of the application of engineering economic principles to transportation infrastructure investments. Basic theory is presented and illustrated with examples specific to the transportation field. It also reviews the history of transportation finance, as well as current methods for funding transportation investments in the U.S. Future problems and potential solutions are also discussed and illustrated.

Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Discusses the ways in which environmental engineering blends the best aspects of art and design with the sciences of physics, geology, ecology, and the chemistry of matter.

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook
Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 experiments on topics such as pollution and recycling, along with analysis and findings.

Experimental Methods and Instrumentation for Chemical Engineers
Experimental Methods and Instrumentation for Chemical Engineers

Experimental Methods and Instrumentation for Chemical Engineers

This book is a practical guide for research engineers and students, process engineers and consultants, and others in the chemical engineering field. It presents standard and emerging instrumentation technologies for measuring physical phenomena with a particular emphasis on chemical processes, including DOE and uncertainty theory.

Experimenting with Physics
Experimenting with Physics

Experimenting with Physics

Includes more than twenty experiments will challenge students to think more deeply about the scientific principles at work in everyday life.

Forces and Motion
Forces and Motion

Forces and Motion

In this book, readers will learn about forces and motion. It covers topics such as gravity, friction, and famous discoveries such as Newton's laws of motion.

From Robot to Human Grasping Simulation
From Robot to Human Grasping Simulation

From Robot to Human Grasping Simulation

This monograph explores the hypothesis that the confluence of both scientific fields, the biomechanical study of the human hand and the analysis of robotic manipulation of objects, would greatly benefit and advance both disciplines through simulation.

Graphic Novels
Graphic Novels

Graphic Novels

This book features four analysis papers that consider graphic novels, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Guide to Essential Math, ed. 2
Guide to Essential Math, ed. 2

Guide to Essential Math, ed. 2

This book reminds students in junior, senior and graduate level courses in physics, chemistry and engineering of the math they may have forgotten (or learned imperfectly), which is needed to succeed in science courses. The focus is on math actually used in physics, chemistry, and engineering.

Introduction to Robotics
Introduction to Robotics

Introduction to Robotics

This book is focused on geometrical models of robot mechanisms. Rotation and orientation of an object are described by Rodrigues's formula, rotation matrix and quaternions. Pose and displacement of an object are mathematically dealt with homogenous transformation matrices. The geometrical robot model is based on Denavit Hartenberg parameters. Direct and inverse model of six degrees of freedom anthropomorphic industrial robots are also presented.

Light
Light

Light

In this book, readers will learn about light. It covers topics such as bioluminescence and X-rays, as well as light waves, color, refraction, and reflection.

Magnetism
Magnetism

Magnetism

In this book, readers will be introduced to the basics of magnetism, including Earth's magnetic field, attraction, and repulsion, as well as the scientists who discovered and worked with magnetism.

Music
Music

Music

This book examines music notation, sound, and structure; musical composition and form; the various characteristics of instruments as well as their classification and history, including electronic instruments; musical performance and expression; and styles and genres of music in Western cultures.

Mystery
Mystery

Mystery

This book features four analysis papers that consider mystery, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Nonfiction
Nonfiction

Nonfiction

This book features four analysis papers that consider nonfiction, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Painting
Painting

Painting

This book covers the elements and principles of design in painting and the various mediums, forms, imagery, subject matter, and symbolism employed, adopted, or created by the painter.

Photography
Photography

Photography

This book focuses on the technology of photography, the camera and its parts, types of lenses, shutters and speeds, films and filters, making photographs, exposing film, lighting, darkroom techniques and processing, printing photographs, and some of the practical applications of the medium.

Physics Experiments Sourcebook
Physics Experiments Sourcebook

Physics Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 experiment on topics such as forces, electricity and magnetism, and acoustics, along with analysis and findings.

Physics of Graphene
Physics of Graphene

Physics of Graphene

This text comprises experimental and theoretical knowledge of the physics of graphene. It covers transport, optical, and other properties for systems that include multilayer as well as monolayer graphene systems.

Poetry
Poetry

Poetry

This book features four analysis papers that consider poetry, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems
Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems

Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems

While most books approach power electronics and renewable energy as two separate subjects, this book takes an integrative approach discussing power electronic converters topologies, controls and integration that are specific to the renewable and distributed energy system applications.

Principles of Business: Finance
Principles of Business: Finance

Principles of Business: Finance

This book covers the broad field of finance and its impact on modern society. It introduces students and researchers to the fundamentals of such business topics as cash flow, debt management, stock markets, venture capital, risk management, and international banking, through easy-to-understand entries on important terms, principles and concepts for a deeper understanding of the field.

Principles of Business: Management
Principles of Business: Management

Principles of Business: Management

This book provides students and researchers with a solid understanding of the most important aspects of management, from leadership and operations to project management and entrepreneurship.

Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Mechanics

This book presents the fundamentals of quantum theory within a modern perspective, with emphasis on applications to nanoscience and nanotechnology, and information-technology.

Science Fair Projects About Planet Earth
Science Fair Projects About Planet Earth

Science Fair Projects About Planet Earth

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of planet Earth, including why Earth has layers, how continents move, and how we know Earth is round.

Science Fair Projects About Rocks and Minerals
Science Fair Projects About Rocks and Minerals

Science Fair Projects About Rocks and Minerals

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of rocks and minerals, including how sedimentary rock is different from metamorphic rock, what is in soil, and what minerals can be found at home.

Science Fair Projects About Water and Soil
Science Fair Projects About Water and Soil

Science Fair Projects About Water and Soil

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of the water and oil. They will find out what an aquifer is, if water ever disappears, and in what type of soil plants grow best.

Science Fair Projects About Weather
Science Fair Projects About Weather

Science Fair Projects About Weather

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of weather, including what exactly rain is, what air pressure is, and if rainfall can be measured.

Science Fair Projects About the Atmosphere
Science Fair Projects About the Atmosphere

Science Fair Projects About the Atmosphere

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of the atmosphere. They will discover if air has weight, if one can make a cloud, and the reason the sky is blue.

Science Fair Projects About the Sun and Moon
Science Fair Projects About the Sun and Moon

Science Fair Projects About the Sun and Moon

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of the sun and moon, including how to get the time or direction by looking at the sun, the colors in sunlight, and why the moon's appearance changes during the month.

Science Fiction
Science Fiction

Science Fiction

This book features four analysis papers that consider science fiction, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Sculpture
Sculpture

Sculpture

In this book, readers examine the materials, tools, methods, styles, and practices that are involved in sculpting and many of the techniques that have been used by accomplished artists who have contributed to sculpture as a fine art.

Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News
Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News

Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News

This book explores the concept of fake news, especially as it relates to recent events, particularly the 2016 Presidential campaign. It addresses the definition of fake news, how it came to be, and why it matters, as well as the reporting of real news and how to push back against fake news.

Smart Sensors for Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring
Smart Sensors for Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring

Smart Sensors for Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring

This book provides an overview to the state of water quality monitoring in relation to the sensors available and envisaged for the future, in addition to the issues faced in their implementation and the diverse range of contaminants that they must be able to detect.

Solid State Physics, ed. 2
Solid State Physics, ed. 2

Solid State Physics, ed. 2

This book covers the most important scientific breakthroughs of the last decade (especially in low-dimensional systems and quantum transport).

Sound
Sound

Sound

In this book, readers will discover the many ways sound is used today, such as ultrasound machines and the various pitches of musical instruments. It also includes information about how human and animal ears hear, and covers concepts such as sound travel, echo, and sound pollution.

Supercritical Fluid Technology for Energy and Environmental Applications
Supercritical Fluid Technology for Energy and Environmental Applications

Supercritical Fluid Technology for Energy and Environmental Applications

This book investigates the fundamental principles involved in the preparation and characterization of supercritical fluids (SCFs) used in energy production and other environmental applications. Critical issues that scientists and engineers face in applying SCFs to energy production and environmental protection, the innovative solutions they have found, and the challenges they need to overcome are also discussed.

Sustainability in Engineering Design
Sustainability in Engineering Design

Sustainability in Engineering Design

This book focuses on designers as the driving force behind sustainable products. It introduces sustainability concepts and explains the application of sustainable methods to the engineering design process.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels

This guide provides a unique source of information on food, nutrition, food labels, and associated legislation, organizations, and diseases and conditions. Coverage includes various topics related to nutrition and food labels.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth
The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth

This encyclopedia is a source for medical information that covers common and rare disease and medical conditions, immunizations and drugs, procedures, and developmental issues related to pregnancy and childbirth. It particularly addresses women’s concerns about their health and their children’s health from before birth through age 18.

The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment
The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment

The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment

This publication provides the latest scholarly research on varying aspects of smart devices within a business setting and explores the impact of these devices on company operations and models. It features extensive coverage on a broad range of topics such as supply chain management, information sharing, and data analytics.

The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

This book chronicles America's fight against Communism in southeast Asia during the 1960s and 1970s, and comprehensively explores the people, politics, events, and lasting effects of the Vietnam War. Photographs, gallery spreads, diagrams, and maps are also provided.

Transportation and Information
Transportation and Information

Transportation and Information

Transformations in wireless connectivity and location-aware technologies are changing the way transportation information is generated and used. But while automation in the transportation environment has become increasingly widespread, the level of involvement and active participation by people, in terms of co-creation and contribution of information, has also increased. This book reviews the research and initiatives of this paradigm and discusses opportunities and challenges.

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation
Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation

This guide gives children the tools to build confidence in reading, writing, and comprehension through visual explanation, from when to use a preposition or pronoun to how to use a comma or colon.

What Is Chemical Energy?
What Is Chemical Energy?

What Is Chemical Energy?

This book lays the foundation for young readers to understand the form of energy that holds together the atoms in all molecules: chemical energy.

What Is Electrical Energy?
What Is Electrical Energy?

What Is Electrical Energy?

This book lays the foundation for young readers to develop an understanding of how electrical energy is created and why it is important to their daily lives. They will also discover how scientists and inventors have harnessed this particular form of energy in order to power the world.

What Is Heat Energy?
What Is Heat Energy?

What Is Heat Energy?

This book explains the world of heat energy: what heat energy is, how it is formed and measured, and its impact in our world daily. Everyone has felt the encompassing embrace of warmth from the sun as we lift our faces upward.

What Is Light Energy?
What Is Light Energy?

What Is Light Energy?

This book explains that energy from the sun sustains life on Earth. Young readers will learn about the properties of light, what wavelengths are, the relationship between light and color, and how reflected light enables us to see things.

What Is Mechanical Energy?
What Is Mechanical Energy?

What Is Mechanical Energy?

This book introduces young readers to mechanical energy, explaining basic concepts such as potential and kinetic energy. Learn how mechanical energy has been harnessed in inventive ways over the course of history. Readers discover different sources of mechanical energy and how it can be transformed through real-world examples.

Young Adult
Young Adult

Young Adult

This book features four analysis papers that consider young adult literature, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Environment

Advanced Structural Wind Engineering
Advanced Structural Wind Engineering

Advanced Structural Wind Engineering

This book covers wind climates, wind-induced disasters, structural aerodynamics, wind loads, various wind environmental problems, and related topics as presented at the International Advanced School (IAS) on Wind Engineering. The lectures provided necessary basic knowledge as well as the latest, state-of-the-art information.

Biofuels from Algae
Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae

This book covers basic and applied aspects of biofuels production from algae. Coverage includes algal cultivation and its use for biofuels production; synthetic biology approaches for algae suitable for biofuels production; algal biomass harvesting; and algal oils as fuels. The book also covers topics such as metabolic engineering and molecular biology for algae for fuel production, life cycle assessment and scale-up and commercialization.

Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Discusses the ways in which environmental engineering blends the best aspects of art and design with the sciences of physics, geology, ecology, and the chemistry of matter.

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook
Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 experiments on topics such as pollution and recycling, along with analysis and findings.

Supercritical Fluid Technology for Energy and Environmental Applications
Supercritical Fluid Technology for Energy and Environmental Applications

Supercritical Fluid Technology for Energy and Environmental Applications

This book investigates the fundamental principles involved in the preparation and characterization of supercritical fluids (SCFs) used in energy production and other environmental applications. Critical issues that scientists and engineers face in applying SCFs to energy production and environmental protection, the innovative solutions they have found, and the challenges they need to overcome are also discussed.

Science

Advanced Transport Systems
Advanced Transport Systems

Advanced Transport Systems

Provides a systematic analysis, modeling and evaluation of the performance of advanced transport systems. The advanced transport systems considered include: bus rapid transit and personal rapid transit systems in urban areas, electric and fuel cell passenger cars, high speed rail, evacuated tube transport system, advanced commercial subsonic and supersonic transport aircraft, and liquid hydrogen-fueled commercial air transportation.

Biohydrogen
Biohydrogen

Biohydrogen

This book provides in-depth information on basic and applied aspects of biohydrogen production, explains the chemistry and theory of the processes involved and provides information on integration of the various processes and technologies on biohydrogen. Issues such as hydrogen economy and commercialization are also discussed.

Biology Experiments Sourcebook
Biology Experiments Sourcebook

Biology Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 experiments in areas such as cell and molecular biology, evolution and adaptation, and genetics, along with analysis and findings.

Bioprocess Engineering
Bioprocess Engineering

Bioprocess Engineering

This book details the application of chemical engineering principles for the development, design, operation and scale up of bioprocesses.

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

Explains why biotechnology is a relevant and volatile issue due to advances in genetic engineering.

Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook
Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook

Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 chemistry experiments along with analysis and findings.

Computational Fluid Dynamics Applications in Food Processing
Computational Fluid Dynamics Applications in Food Processing

Computational Fluid Dynamics Applications in Food Processing

Provides an overview of the various applications of CFD modeling, discusses the recent developments in this field, and identifies the strengths and weaknesses of CFD when applied in the food processing industry.

Earth Science Experiments Sourcebook
Earth Science Experiments Sourcebook

Earth Science Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 earth science experiments along with analysis and findings.

Electricity
Electricity

Electricity

In this book, readers will learn the basics of electricity, from atoms to circuits. It also covers early experiments with electricity, like those done by Ben Franklin and William Gilbert.

Energy
Energy

Energy

In this book, readers will learn the basic components of energy, including matter and atoms, as well as the many different kinds of energy that exist in the universe.

Energy of Matter
Energy of Matter

Energy of Matter

Presents the most important intellectual achievements and technical developments that led people to use matter's energy content more efficiently.

Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Discusses the ways in which environmental engineering blends the best aspects of art and design with the sciences of physics, geology, ecology, and the chemistry of matter.

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook
Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 experiments on topics such as pollution and recycling, along with analysis and findings.

Experimenting with Physics
Experimenting with Physics

Experimenting with Physics

Includes more than twenty experiments will challenge students to think more deeply about the scientific principles at work in everyday life.

Forces and Motion
Forces and Motion

Forces and Motion

In this book, readers will learn about forces and motion. It covers topics such as gravity, friction, and famous discoveries such as Newton's laws of motion.

From Robot to Human Grasping Simulation
From Robot to Human Grasping Simulation

From Robot to Human Grasping Simulation

This monograph explores the hypothesis that the confluence of both scientific fields, the biomechanical study of the human hand and the analysis of robotic manipulation of objects, would greatly benefit and advance both disciplines through simulation.

Guide to Essential Math, ed. 2
Guide to Essential Math, ed. 2

Guide to Essential Math, ed. 2

This book reminds students in junior, senior and graduate level courses in physics, chemistry and engineering of the math they may have forgotten (or learned imperfectly), which is needed to succeed in science courses. The focus is on math actually used in physics, chemistry, and engineering.

Light
Light

Light

In this book, readers will learn about light. It covers topics such as bioluminescence and X-rays, as well as light waves, color, refraction, and reflection.

Magnetism
Magnetism

Magnetism

In this book, readers will be introduced to the basics of magnetism, including Earth's magnetic field, attraction, and repulsion, as well as the scientists who discovered and worked with magnetism.

Physics Experiments Sourcebook
Physics Experiments Sourcebook

Physics Experiments Sourcebook

This book features approximately 50 experiment on topics such as forces, electricity and magnetism, and acoustics, along with analysis and findings.

Physics of Graphene
Physics of Graphene

Physics of Graphene

This text comprises experimental and theoretical knowledge of the physics of graphene. It covers transport, optical, and other properties for systems that include multilayer as well as monolayer graphene systems.

Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems
Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems

Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems

While most books approach power electronics and renewable energy as two separate subjects, this book takes an integrative approach discussing power electronic converters topologies, controls and integration that are specific to the renewable and distributed energy system applications.

Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Mechanics

This book presents the fundamentals of quantum theory within a modern perspective, with emphasis on applications to nanoscience and nanotechnology, and information-technology.

Science Fair Projects About Planet Earth
Science Fair Projects About Planet Earth

Science Fair Projects About Planet Earth

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of planet Earth, including why Earth has layers, how continents move, and how we know Earth is round.

Science Fair Projects About Rocks and Minerals
Science Fair Projects About Rocks and Minerals

Science Fair Projects About Rocks and Minerals

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of rocks and minerals, including how sedimentary rock is different from metamorphic rock, what is in soil, and what minerals can be found at home.

Science Fair Projects About Water and Soil
Science Fair Projects About Water and Soil

Science Fair Projects About Water and Soil

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of the water and oil. They will find out what an aquifer is, if water ever disappears, and in what type of soil plants grow best.

Science Fair Projects About Weather
Science Fair Projects About Weather

Science Fair Projects About Weather

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of weather, including what exactly rain is, what air pressure is, and if rainfall can be measured.

Science Fair Projects About the Atmosphere
Science Fair Projects About the Atmosphere

Science Fair Projects About the Atmosphere

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of the atmosphere. They will discover if air has weight, if one can make a cloud, and the reason the sky is blue.

Science Fair Projects About the Sun and Moon
Science Fair Projects About the Sun and Moon

Science Fair Projects About the Sun and Moon

This book features experiments that will help readers unlock the secrets of the sun and moon, including how to get the time or direction by looking at the sun, the colors in sunlight, and why the moon's appearance changes during the month.

Solid State Physics, ed. 2
Solid State Physics, ed. 2

Solid State Physics, ed. 2

This book covers the most important scientific breakthroughs of the last decade (especially in low-dimensional systems and quantum transport).

Sound
Sound

Sound

In this book, readers will discover the many ways sound is used today, such as ultrasound machines and the various pitches of musical instruments. It also includes information about how human and animal ears hear, and covers concepts such as sound travel, echo, and sound pollution.

What Is Chemical Energy?
What Is Chemical Energy?

What Is Chemical Energy?

This book lays the foundation for young readers to understand the form of energy that holds together the atoms in all molecules: chemical energy.

What Is Electrical Energy?
What Is Electrical Energy?

What Is Electrical Energy?

This book lays the foundation for young readers to develop an understanding of how electrical energy is created and why it is important to their daily lives. They will also discover how scientists and inventors have harnessed this particular form of energy in order to power the world.

What Is Heat Energy?
What Is Heat Energy?

What Is Heat Energy?

This book explains the world of heat energy: what heat energy is, how it is formed and measured, and its impact in our world daily. Everyone has felt the encompassing embrace of warmth from the sun as we lift our faces upward.

What Is Light Energy?
What Is Light Energy?

What Is Light Energy?

This book explains that energy from the sun sustains life on Earth. Young readers will learn about the properties of light, what wavelengths are, the relationship between light and color, and how reflected light enables us to see things.

What Is Mechanical Energy?
What Is Mechanical Energy?

What Is Mechanical Energy?

This book introduces young readers to mechanical energy, explaining basic concepts such as potential and kinetic energy. Learn how mechanical energy has been harnessed in inventive ways over the course of history. Readers discover different sources of mechanical energy and how it can be transformed through real-world examples.

Technology

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering
Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering

This title examines amazing feats of civil engineering, including massive bridges, the world's tallest skyscraper, and the Panama Canal. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.

Applied Information Science, Engineering and Technology
Applied Information Science, Engineering and Technology

Applied Information Science, Engineering and Technology

This book provides a selection from the papers, which summarize several important results obtained within the framework of the József Hatvany Doctoral School operating at the University of Miskolc, Hungary. The papers can be classified into three groups: (1) Applied Computational Science; (2) Production Information Engineering (IT for Manufacturing included); (3) Material Stream Systems and IT for Logistics.

Astronomy in the Real World
Astronomy in the Real World

Astronomy in the Real World

This book looks at the world of astronomy, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the work that scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years.

Bias Temperature Instability for Devices and Circuits
Bias Temperature Instability for Devices and Circuits

Bias Temperature Instability for Devices and Circuits

This book provides a single-source reference to one of the more challenging reliability issues plaguing modern semiconductor technologies, negative bias temperature instability. It contains coverage of current research in topics such as time dependent defect spectroscopy, anomalous defect behavior, stochastic modeling with additional metastable states, multiphonon theory, compact modeling with RC ladders and implications on device reliability and lifetime.

Digital Signal Processing in Power Electronics Control Circuits
Digital Signal Processing in Power Electronics Control Circuits

Digital Signal Processing in Power Electronics Control Circuits

Discusses problems concerning the design and realization of digital control algorithms for power electronics circuits using digital signal processing (DSP) methods.

Engineering Economics and Finance for Transportation Infrastructure
Engineering Economics and Finance for Transportation Infrastructure

Engineering Economics and Finance for Transportation Infrastructure

This textbook provides a fundamental overview of the application of engineering economic principles to transportation infrastructure investments. Basic theory is presented and illustrated with examples specific to the transportation field. It also reviews the history of transportation finance, as well as current methods for funding transportation investments in the U.S. Future problems and potential solutions are also discussed and illustrated.

Experimental Methods and Instrumentation for Chemical Engineers
Experimental Methods and Instrumentation for Chemical Engineers

Experimental Methods and Instrumentation for Chemical Engineers

This book is a practical guide for research engineers and students, process engineers and consultants, and others in the chemical engineering field. It presents standard and emerging instrumentation technologies for measuring physical phenomena with a particular emphasis on chemical processes, including DOE and uncertainty theory.

Introduction to Robotics
Introduction to Robotics

Introduction to Robotics

This book is focused on geometrical models of robot mechanisms. Rotation and orientation of an object are described by Rodrigues's formula, rotation matrix and quaternions. Pose and displacement of an object are mathematically dealt with homogenous transformation matrices. The geometrical robot model is based on Denavit Hartenberg parameters. Direct and inverse model of six degrees of freedom anthropomorphic industrial robots are also presented.

Photography
Photography

Photography

This book focuses on the technology of photography, the camera and its parts, types of lenses, shutters and speeds, films and filters, making photographs, exposing film, lighting, darkroom techniques and processing, printing photographs, and some of the practical applications of the medium.

Smart Sensors for Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring
Smart Sensors for Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring

Smart Sensors for Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring

This book provides an overview to the state of water quality monitoring in relation to the sensors available and envisaged for the future, in addition to the issues faced in their implementation and the diverse range of contaminants that they must be able to detect.

Sustainability in Engineering Design
Sustainability in Engineering Design

Sustainability in Engineering Design

This book focuses on designers as the driving force behind sustainable products. It introduces sustainability concepts and explains the application of sustainable methods to the engineering design process.

The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment
The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment

The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment

This publication provides the latest scholarly research on varying aspects of smart devices within a business setting and explores the impact of these devices on company operations and models. It features extensive coverage on a broad range of topics such as supply chain management, information sharing, and data analytics.

Transportation and Information
Transportation and Information

Transportation and Information

Transformations in wireless connectivity and location-aware technologies are changing the way transportation information is generated and used. But while automation in the transportation environment has become increasingly widespread, the level of involvement and active participation by people, in terms of co-creation and contribution of information, has also increased. This book reviews the research and initiatives of this paradigm and discusses opportunities and challenges.

Literature

Classic Literature
Classic Literature

Classic Literature

This book features four analysis papers that consider classic literature, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Drama
Drama

Drama

This book features four analysis papers that consider drama, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Graphic Novels
Graphic Novels

Graphic Novels

This book features four analysis papers that consider graphic novels, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Mystery
Mystery

Mystery

This book features four analysis papers that consider mystery, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Nonfiction
Nonfiction

Nonfiction

This book features four analysis papers that consider nonfiction, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Poetry
Poetry

Poetry

This book features four analysis papers that consider poetry, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Science Fiction
Science Fiction

Science Fiction

This book features four analysis papers that consider science fiction, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Young Adult
Young Adult

Young Adult

This book features four analysis papers that consider young adult literature, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Arts

Drawing
Drawing

Drawing

This book deals with drawings' aesthetic characteristics, mediums of expression, subject matter, and some leading artists and their works.

Music
Music

Music

This book examines music notation, sound, and structure; musical composition and form; the various characteristics of instruments as well as their classification and history, including electronic instruments; musical performance and expression; and styles and genres of music in Western cultures.

Painting
Painting

Painting

This book covers the elements and principles of design in painting and the various mediums, forms, imagery, subject matter, and symbolism employed, adopted, or created by the painter.

Photography
Photography

Photography

This book focuses on the technology of photography, the camera and its parts, types of lenses, shutters and speeds, films and filters, making photographs, exposing film, lighting, darkroom techniques and processing, printing photographs, and some of the practical applications of the medium.

Sculpture
Sculpture

Sculpture

In this book, readers examine the materials, tools, methods, styles, and practices that are involved in sculpting and many of the techniques that have been used by accomplished artists who have contributed to sculpture as a fine art.

Law

Engineering Economics and Finance for Transportation Infrastructure
Engineering Economics and Finance for Transportation Infrastructure

Engineering Economics and Finance for Transportation Infrastructure

This textbook provides a fundamental overview of the application of engineering economic principles to transportation infrastructure investments. Basic theory is presented and illustrated with examples specific to the transportation field. It also reviews the history of transportation finance, as well as current methods for funding transportation investments in the U.S. Future problems and potential solutions are also discussed and illustrated.

Business

Principles of Business: Finance
Principles of Business: Finance

Principles of Business: Finance

This book covers the broad field of finance and its impact on modern society. It introduces students and researchers to the fundamentals of such business topics as cash flow, debt management, stock markets, venture capital, risk management, and international banking, through easy-to-understand entries on important terms, principles and concepts for a deeper understanding of the field.

Principles of Business: Management
Principles of Business: Management

Principles of Business: Management

This book provides students and researchers with a solid understanding of the most important aspects of management, from leadership and operations to project management and entrepreneurship.

The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment
The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment

The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment

This publication provides the latest scholarly research on varying aspects of smart devices within a business setting and explores the impact of these devices on company operations and models. It features extensive coverage on a broad range of topics such as supply chain management, information sharing, and data analytics.

Information and Publishing

Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News
Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News

Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News

This book explores the concept of fake news, especially as it relates to recent events, particularly the 2016 Presidential campaign. It addresses the definition of fake news, how it came to be, and why it matters, as well as the reporting of real news and how to push back against fake news.

Medicine

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels

This guide provides a unique source of information on food, nutrition, food labels, and associated legislation, organizations, and diseases and conditions. Coverage includes various topics related to nutrition and food labels.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth
The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth

This encyclopedia is a source for medical information that covers common and rare disease and medical conditions, immunizations and drugs, procedures, and developmental issues related to pregnancy and childbirth. It particularly addresses women’s concerns about their health and their children’s health from before birth through age 18.

History

The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

This book chronicles America's fight against Communism in southeast Asia during the 1960s and 1970s, and comprehensively explores the people, politics, events, and lasting effects of the Vietnam War. Photographs, gallery spreads, diagrams, and maps are also provided.

Education

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation
Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation

This guide gives children the tools to build confidence in reading, writing, and comprehension through visual explanation, from when to use a preposition or pronoun to how to use a comma or colon.

Gale Widgets