Introducing C++ for Scientists, Engineers and Mathematicians 2nd Edition

Introducing C++ for Scientists, Engineers and Mathematicians 2nd Edition

Preface to the Second Edition Since the first edition of C++ for Scientists, Engineers and Mathematicians, many things have changed. Perhaps the most important is that the ANSI C++ Standard was approved in 1998. The first edition of this book was incompatible with some parts of the Standard and every effort has been made to […]

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Handbook of Electronics Formulas, Symbols, and Definitions

Handbook of Electronics Formulas, Symbols, and Definitions

The Handbook o[ Electronics Formulas, Symbols and Definitions has been compiled for engineers, technicians, armed forces personnel, commercial operators, students, hobbyists, and all others who have some knowledge of electronic terms, symbols, and theory. The author’s intention has been to provide: A small, light reference book that may be easily carried in an attache case […]

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Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing

Slow Medicine The Way to Healing

I didn’t know how bad it was until my own father was in the hospital. It began on Friday afternoon of the week before Thanksgiving, not the best time to get sick. Even hospitals and doctors have a kind of schedule, and Friday afternoons are when we like to straighten things up for the weekend. […]

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The Psychology of Gender, Fourth Edition

Psychology of Gender Fourth Edition

The purpose of this text is to provide a review of the empirical research and conceptual discussions surrounding gender and to examine the implications of gender for relationships and health. The focus of this book goes beyond sex alone— whether one is biologically male or female—to explore the roles that society has assigned to women […]

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Handbook of Surveillance Technologies: History & Applications, 3rd Edition

Handbook of Surveillance Technologies History & Applications, 3rd Edition

This book sets the groundwork for understanding surveillance technologies by describing contemporary devices and current legislation in their historical context. The stepping stones that led to where we are today make it easier to understand the basic ‘ingredients’ of today’s more sophisticated devices, and will help create a mental map for understanding more specialized texts […]

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques for Retraining Your Brain

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques for Retraining Your Brain

This book is the result of many years of research and clinical practice. Her appearance on the light is made possible through the efforts of many, many people – clinicians, researchers and patients. Paying tribute to the contribution of individuals, I suppose also, that in itself cognitive therapy is a reflection of the changes that […]

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Chance – Learning and Behavior 7th Edition

Chance - Learning and Behavior 7th Edition

A textbook is like a city: It is never finished. Go into any city and you see old buildings being torn down and new ones being built, trees being planted in vacant lots, jackhammers tearing up streets to install phone lines underground. The same is true of textbooks: Some topics are dropped, new ones added, […]

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Handbook of Electrical Power System Dynamics: Modeling, Stability, and Control

Handbook of Electrical Power System Dynamics Modeling, Stability, and Control

Electricity is the driving factor of the modern world. Humanity is demanding more and more energy as the demand for better life quality, and industry development is increasing. The history of modern civilization begun more than one century ago when electricity generators and infrastructure for electricity transmission were invented. As the demand for electrical power […]

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Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology

Labs on Chip Principles, Design and Technology

I discovered the impressive potentiality of miniaturization and integration very early in my career. In 1984, when I concluded my university studies, IBM on one side and Olivetti on the other side were struggling to reduce computer dimensions. The dream was to shrink into a tabletop machine a system occupying several great closets. That dream […]

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Food Forensics and Toxicology

Food Forensics and Toxicology

Deliberate tampering of foods (food adulteration, changes to originality and composition, etc.) for whatever purpose, be it for ensuring unfair business advantages in winning markets for economic gain, or unlawful tendencies that result in trespassing on legal binding standards, and crimes harming other human beings, are on the increase. The tendencies to either add or […]

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Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine 2nd Edition

Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine 2nd Edition

Travel medicine: where have we been, where are we now and where are we going are the intriguing and pertinent issues to consider. Where have we been? We have come a long way since the age of Galileo: ‘ Yet I do seriously and on good grounds affi rm it possible to make a flying […]

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International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology

International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology

The analysis of the economy has been a core concern of sociological scholarship ever since the institutionalization of sociology as an academic discipline. For ‘classical’ sociologists like Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Karl Marx, Georg Simmel, Vilfredo Pareto and others, the understanding of the economy, its social and political constitution, and its effects on society were […]

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