Atomic Astrophysics and Spectroscopy by Anil K. Pradhan, Sultana N. Nahar

By Anil K. Pradhan, Sultana N. Nahar

Spectroscopy permits the suitable research of astronomical gadgets and phenomena. Bridging the distance among physics and astronomy, this can be the 1st built-in graduate-level textbook on atomic astrophysics. It covers the fundamentals of atomic physics and astrophysics, together with state of the art study functions, tools and instruments. The content material is flippantly balanced among the actual foundations of spectroscopy and their functions to astronomical items and cosmology. An undergraduate wisdom of physics is believed, and correct uncomplicated fabric is summarised initially of every bankruptcy. the cloth is totally self-contained and contours adequate history details for self-study. complicated clients will locate it convenient for spectroscopic reports. an internet site hosted via the authors comprises updates, corrections, routines and strategies, in addition to information goods from physics and astronomy with regards to spectroscopy. A hyperlink to this is often chanced on at www.cambridge.org/9780521825368.

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5 Steps to a 5 AP Chemistry (2010-2011 Edition) by John Moore, Richard H. Langley

By John Moore, Richard H. Langley

A ideal Plan for the correct Score

We wish you to prevail in your AP* examination. That's why we've created this 5-step plan that will help you learn extra successfully, use your coaching time correctly, and get your top rating. This easy-to-follow consultant provide you with an entire assessment of your AP path, techniques to offer you the sting on try day, and lots of perform with AP-style try questions. You'll sharpen your topic wisdom, improve your considering abilities, and construct your test-taking self belief with
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Topics include: Reactions and Periodicity, Stoichiometry, Gases, Thermodynamics, Spectroscopy, mild, and Electrons, Bonding, Solids, drinks, and Intermolecular Forces, options and Colligative houses, Kinetics, Equilibrium, Electrochemistry, Nuclear Chemistry, and natural Chemistry
Also includes: AP Chemistry perform exams

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The Never-Ending Days of Being Dead by Marcus Chown

By Marcus Chown

Marcus Chown's hugely available exploration of fact, the character of the universe, and where of lifestyles inside of it. beginning with the questions being requested by way of the world's such a lot bold and inventive scientists, he's taking us to the frontier of technological know-how and divulges that the mysteries being tested there are those who subject such a lot to we all: may possibly we are living for ever? the place did we come from? and what the hell are we doing right here?

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Brainworks: The Mind-bending Science of How You See, What by Michael S. Sweeney

By Michael S. Sweeney

Admit it. in case you listen the note "neuroscience," you are expecting anything summary and distant, very complicated, of little sensible price. yet this time...it's personal.

In a hugely expected, three-part sequence airing at the nationwide Geographic Channel in Fall 2011, nationwide Geographic's Brainworks makes YOU the attempt topic in an array of extraordinary demanding situations and experiments. Your mind should be prompted, fooled, and finally surprised, as scientists and different specialists exhibit you the way this three-pound blob of grey subject successfully makes you, you.

The tv application brings jointly a crack staff of scientists and researchers from quite a lot of fields, together with neurology, psychology, and opthamology. know-how professional Dan Simons and reminiscence specialist Elizabeth Loftus are only of the notables who lend their massive brainpower to this remarkable venture. this system additionally attracts at the knowledge of these who site visitors in mind tricks—illusionists reminiscent of David Copperfield and Apollo Robbins and artists resembling colour professional Beau Lotto—to deliver every one mind-bending phantasm to life.

The attractive spouse ebook extra messes along with your head in the course of the visible illusions came upon and perfected by way of masters of good paintings in addition to via deceptively uncomplicated illustrations which are finely crafted through psychologists to spotlight the best way we absorb and technique the area round us.

In 3 sections—"Seeing," "Thinking," and "Being"—you'll see for your self why those visible illusions and experiments hoodwink the mind. You'll learn how the constitution of the attention affects what you spot. And you'll think about occasions that will not have truly occurred, with the intention to learn the way the brain can create a fake memory.

Rather than just showing a set of puzzlers or visible illusions, every one bankruptcy publications you thru a chain of perceptual and inspiration experiments firsthand after which walks you thru your brain's response in transparent, common language—providing each reader with a compelling own curiosity to find out why his or her brain acts how it does.

Smart, interesting, and deeply attractive, Brainworks pulls you in, manipulates your brain, and leaves you with a greater understanding—as good as a richer appreciation—of the psychological marvels that we take for granted.

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Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering: An by William D. Callister, William D. Callister Jr.

By William D. Callister, William D. Callister Jr.

Huge, introductory-level, assurance of mechanical homes and failure that is crucial fabrics issues for lots of engineers.
* This ebook judiciously and widely uses illustrations and pictures. The approximate 500 figures contain loads of pictures that shoe the microstructure of assorted materials.
* present and updated with the most recent advancements in fabrics technology and engineering.

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Callister basics of fabrics technology and Engineering: An Interactive textual content wins Textbook Excellence Award
SAN ANTONIO, June nine, 2001 — The textual content and educational Authors organization presented basics of fabrics technological know-how and Engineering: An Interactive textual content, by way of William D. Callister, Jr., the 2001 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) in the course of the association's awards dinner party. The e-book is released through John Wiley & Sons. between judges' reviews: "This ebook seems to be far better than the textual content I utilized in collage. The figures are well performed, and a moment colour is used successfully. The textual content is obviously written and well-designed.
A better textbook on fabrics. Many extraordinary illustrations. The inclusion of ceramics and polymers is a plus for contemporary engineers."

TAA created the Textbook Excellence Award in 1992 to acknowledge present textbooks and studying fabrics. To be nomiated, a piece needs to hold a copyright date for the former or present 12 months. Entries will not be restricted to books yet could comprise studying fabrics of all mediums.

The textual content and educational Authors organization was once validated in 1987 for individuals attracted to constructing and publishing every kind of academic fabrics, together with textbooks, software program, video clips, monographs, reference books, newsletters, multimedia CD-ROM disks and others. TAA represents textual content and educational authors in concerns regarding them, together with taxes, copyright and higher appreciation in their paintings inside of academe. The organization is usually devoted to bettering the standard of academic materials.

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Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2008: by Andrea Taramelli, Laura Melelli (auth.), Osvaldo Gervasi,

By Andrea Taramelli, Laura Melelli (auth.), Osvaldo Gervasi, Beniamino Murgante, Antonio Laganà , David Taniar, Youngsong Mun, Marina L. Gavrilova (eds.)

The two-volume set LNCS 5072 and 5073 constitutes the refereed court cases of the overseas convention on Computational technological know-how and Its purposes, ICCSA 2008, held in Perugia, Italy, in June/July, 2008.

The volumes comprise papers providing a wealth of unique learn leads to the sphere of computational technology, from foundational concerns in laptop technological know-how and arithmetic to complicated functions in almost all sciences applying computational suggestions. the themes of the absolutely refereed papers are dependent based on the 5 significant convention topics: computational tools, algorithms and medical purposes, excessive functionality technical computing and networks, complex and rising purposes, geometric modelling, pics and visualization, in addition to details platforms and data technologies.

Moreover, submissions from greater than 20 workshops and technical classes within the parts, resembling embedded platforms, geographical research, computational geometry, computational geomatics, special effects, digital fact, laptop modeling, desktop algebra, cellular communications, instant networks, computational forensics, information garage, details safety, internet studying, software program engineering, computational intelligence, electronic protection, biometrics, molecular constructions, fabric layout, ubiquitous computing, symbolic computations, internet structures and intelligence, and e-education give a contribution to this publication.

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Peptide Science, Present and Future by Yasutsugu Shimonishi

By Yasutsugu Shimonishi

Within the overdue Eighties, Peptide Societies have been demonstrated in Europe, the U.S., and Japan, and extra lately, within the Asian and the Pacific Rim areas together with Australia, China, and Korea. on the time of the institution of the yank, ecu and jap Peptide Societies, the foreign Liaison Organizing Committee representing those Peptide Societies, in addition to the Australian Peptide Society, all started discussions for containing overseas confer ences which might supercede or be held in lieu of the various person conferences, held by means of the peptide societies of every person state or sector. The consultant of the chinese language Peptide Society participated in those discus sion within the overseas Liaison Organizing Committee on the assembly of the yankee Peptide Symposium in Nashville, in June 1997. After long discus sions over numerous years, we agreed to prepare and host the foreign Peptide Symposium in Japan. the 1st overseas Peptide Symposium (IPS’97) used to be hung on November 30–December five, 1997, in Kyoto, and was once co backed by means of 4 Peptide Societies. The attendance at this Symposium was once 550 members, together with representatives from 32 diverse international locations. We have been very happy with this consequence and expect a good higher attendance for impending Symposia in years to come. The revolution and advances in technological know-how and expertise up to now twenty years has prompted conventional peptide chemistry to extend to peptide technology, spreading from actual technology to biology, pharmacology, and medication.

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Physical Chemistry (6th Edition) by Ira Levine

By Ira Levine

Ira N. Levine's 6th variation of actual Chemistry offers scholars with an in-depth basic therapy of actual chemistry. even as, the therapy is made effortless to keep on with by way of giving complete step by step derivations, transparent motives and through heading off complicated arithmetic unusual to scholars. priceless math and physics have thorough evaluate sections. labored examples are by way of a convention workout.

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