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Essential Maths For Engineering And Construction

Author : Mark Breach
ISBN : 9781351988490
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Don’t let your mathematical skills fail you! In Engineering, Construction, and Science examinations, marks are often lost through carelessness or from not properly understanding the mathematics involved. When there are only a few marks on offer for a part of a question, there may be full marks for a right answer and none for a wrong one, regardless of the thought that went into the answer. If you want to avoid losing these marks by improving the clarity both of your mathematical work and your mathematical understanding, then Essential Maths for Engineering and Construction is the book for you.We all make mistakes; who doesn’t? But mistakes can be avoided when we understand why we make them. Taking mistakes commonly made by undergraduate students as its entry point, this book not only looks at how you can prevent mistakes, but also provides a primer for the fundamental mathematical skills required for your degree discipline. Whether you struggle with different types of interest rates, geometry, statistics, calculus, or any of the other mathematical areas vital to your degree, this book will guide you around the pitfalls.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Encyclopedia Of Meat Sciences

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ISBN : 9780123847348
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences, Second Edition, prepared by an international team of experts, is a reference work that covers all important aspects of meat science from stable to table. Its topics range from muscle physiology, biochemistry (including post mortem biochemistry), and processing procedures to the processes of tenderization and flavor development, various processed meat products, animal production, microbiology and food safety, and carcass composition. It also considers animal welfare, animal genetics, genomics, consumer issues, ethnic meat products, nutrition, the history of each species, cooking procedures, human health and nutrition, and waste management. Fully up-to-date, this important reference work provides an invaluable source of information for both researchers and professional food scientists. It appeals to all those wanting a one-stop guide to the meat sciences. More than 200 articles covering all areas of meat sciences Substantially revised and updated since the previous edition was published in 2004 Full color throughout
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Hero Journey In Literature

Author : Evans Lansing Smith
ISBN : 0761805095
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book provides an overview of the hero journey theme in literature, from antiquity to the present, with a focus on the imagery of the rites of passage in human life (initiation at adolescence, mid-life, and death). This is the only book to focus on the major works of the literary tradition, detailing discussions of the hero journey in major literary texts. Included are chapters on the literature of Antiquity (Sumerian, Egyptian, Biblical, Greek, and Roman), the Middle Ages (with emphasis on the Arthurian Romance), the Renaissance to the Enlightenment (Shakespeare, Milton, Marvell, Pope, Fielding, the Arabian Nights, and Alchemical Illustration), Romanticism and Naturalism (Coleridge, Selected Grimm's Tales, Bront%, Bierce, Whitman, Twain, Hawthorne, E.T.A. Hoffman, Rabindranath Tagore), and Modernism to Contemporary (Joyce, Gilman, Alifa Rifaat, Bellow, Lessing, Pynchon, Eudora Welty).
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The Migration Ecology Of Birds

Author : Ian Newton
ISBN : 0080554830
Genre : Science
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This book presents an up-to-date, detailed and thorough review of the most fascinating ecological findings of bird migration. It deals with all aspects of this absorbing subject, including the problems of navigation and vagrancy, the timing and physiological control of migration, the factors that limit their populations, and more. Author, Ian Newton, reveals the extraordinary adaptability of birds to the variable and changing conditions across the globe, including current climate change. This adventurous book places emphasis on ecological aspects, which have received only scant attention in previous publications. Overall, the book provides the most thorough and in-depth appraisal of current information available, with abundant tables, maps and diagrams, and many new insights. Written in a clear and readable style, this book appeals not only to migration researchers in the field and Ornithologists, but to anyone with an interest in this fascinating subject. * Hot ecological aspects include: various types of bird movements, including dispersal and nomadism, and how they relate to food supplies and other external conditions * Contains numerous tables, maps and diagrams, a glossary, and a bibliography of more than 2,700 references * Written by an active researcher with a distinguished career in avian ecology, including migration research
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Encyclopedia Of Meat Sciences

Author : Carrick Devine
ISBN : 0080924441
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 79.12 MB
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The Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences is an impressive and important body of work. Prepared by an international team of experts, this reference work covers all important aspects of meat science from stable to table, including animal breeding, physiology and slaughter, meat preparation, packaging, welfare, and food safety, to name a few. This Encyclopedia further covers important topics such as food microbiology, meat in human nutrition, biotechnological advances in breeding and many more. The Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences is an invaluable resource to practitioners of meat science and students alike. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit www.info.sciencedirect.com. Foreword written by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark, Prime Minister of New Zealand Over 200 articles covering all aspects of meat science Reading lists at the end of each article provide further information into primary literature Various figures and tables illustrating the text and a color plate section in each volume Appeals to students, academics researchers and professionals working not only in meat science, but also food science, veterinary sciences, agricultural engineering and livestock management Extensive cross-referencing
Category: Technology & Engineering

Marrakesh Directions

Author : Daniel Jacobs
ISBN : 9781843533214
Genre : Travel
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Marrakesh Directions brings this exotic and colourful city to life. The guide is packed full of photos, maps and plans, brimming with ideas for making the most of your trip and providing all the advice and guidance to allow you to get to the heart of the experience Marrakesh offers. 28 full-colour double-page themed spreads give inspiration, from ''After Dark'' and ''Green Marrakesh'' to ''Indulgence Marrakesh'' and ''Souvenirs''. The "Places" section divides the city into districts and gives practical information and opinionated reviews on everything from hammams and museums to cafes and souks. Specially comissioned photos of the attractions and listingsappear throughout the pages and maps pinpoint the locations.
Category: Travel

Transnational Cooperation Of Ethnopolitical Mobilization

Author : Yu-Wen Chen
ISBN : 3631589484
Genre : Political Science
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This book explores the influences for ethnopolitical groups to act internationally in advancement of their group interests. Yu-Wen Chen proposes an ecological approach to comprehend ethnopolitical contention. In essence, she argues that transnationalizing the contention has the merit of raising the ethnopolitical group's salience and helps to create niches that can demarcate one group from other claim-making groups in a society. Quantitative analysis of the primary data from the European Survey of Ethnopolitical Groups (ESEPG) and qualitative case studies confirm that although some ethnopolitical groups have presented their issues in the international arena, the domestic realm is still the main locus for ethnopolitical contention to occur. Salience, resources, domestic and international opportunity structures affect ethnopolitical groups' international engagement. This book is an essential volume for anyone interested in ethnic mobilization, social movements, and transnationalization.
Category: Political Science

Improving Reliability On Surface Transport Networks

Author : International Transport Forum
ISBN : 9789282102428
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This report provides policy makers with a framework to understand reliability issues in transport services, to incorporate reliability into project assessment and to design reliability management policies. It also explores a range of reliability performance measures.

Journeys Beyond The Standard Model

Author : Pierre Ramond
ISBN : 0738201162
Genre : Science
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This book should be at the side of every particle and nuclear physics graduate student and professional. Journeys Beyond the Standard Model starts with a detailed and modern account of the Standard Model of elementary particle physics, the paradigm of particle physics for the last twenty years. Its timely release coincides with the recent dramatic discovery that the neutrino has a finite mass, which is the first indication that the Standard Model is an incomplete description of fundamental physics at short distances. This book presents in detail three possible generalizations of the Standard Model: its extension to accommodate neutrino masses; its extension to avoid CP violation in the strong interactions by introducing a new particle, the axion; and finally, its generalization to low-energy supersymmetry, which provides a link between the standard model and Einstein's theory of general relativity.This new graduate text complements the author's previous book, Modern Field Theory: A Primer , which focuses on the methodology of particle physics. Its aim is to give students and professional physicists alike a thorough comprehension of the phenomena described by the Standard Model, while keeping track of the most recent and cutting-edge principles of elementary particle physics.
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The Baptist Health Care Journey To Excellence

Author : Al Stubblefield
ISBN : 1118046099
Genre : Business & Economics
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"This crystal-clear book offers to any who will listen invaluable, detailed guidance on how and why to move toward a true culture of excellence in hospital care. It isn't easy, but, as their results show, it's a journey well worth taking."—Donald M. Berwick, MD, president and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement The Baptist Health Care Journey to Excellence presents tested principles and best practices to help improve your corporate culture and customer satisfaction, which will lead to loyalty, stability, sustained productivity, and profitability in your own organization. Order your copy today!
Category: Business & Economics