Materials for Ultra-Supercritical and Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Power Plants

Materials for Ultra-Supercritical and Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Power Plants

Materials for Ultra-Supercritical and Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Power Plants provides researchers in academia and industry with an essential overview of the stronger high-temperature materials required for key process components, such as membrane wall tubes, high-pressure steam piping and headers, superheater tubes, forged rotors, cast components

50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know

50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know

Chemistry is at the cutting edge of our lives. How does a silicon chip work? How can we harness natural products to combat human disease? And is it possible to create artificial muscles? Providing answers to these questions and many more, 50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know is an engaging guide to the world of chemistry. From the molecules that...

Applying Social Statistics

Applying Social Statistics

This book on introductory social statistics focuses on how statistical techniques are applied in sociological research. In addition to the usual range of topics in descriptive and inductive statistics (frequency, central tendency, dispersion, confidence intervals, significance testing, and correlation and regression), it includes essays and exercises...

The Early Keyboard Sonata in Italy and Beyond

The Early Keyboard Sonata in Italy and Beyond

Sampled-Data Models for Linear and Nonlinear Systems

Sampled-Data Models for Linear and Nonlinear Systems

Sampled-data Models for Linear and Nonlinear Systems provides a fresh new look at a subject with which many researchers may think themselves familiar. Rather than emphasising the differences between sampled-data and continuous-time systems, the authors proceed from the premise that, with modern sampling rates being as high as they are, it is becoming...

The Book of Margery Kempe 2005

The Book of Margery Kempe 2005

Macromolecular Self-Assembly

Macromolecular Self-Assembly

This book describes techniques of synthesis and self-assembly of macromolecules for developing new materials and improving functionality of existing ones. Because self-assembly emulates how nature creates complex systems, they likely have the best chance at succeeding in real-world biomedical applications. Employs synthetic chemistry, physical chemistry

The Economics Anti-Textbook

The Economics Anti-Textbook

Mainstream textbooks present economics as an objective science free from value judgements; that settles disputes by testing hypotheses; that applies a pre-determined body of principles; and contains policy prescriptions supported by a consensus of professional opinion. The Economics Anti-Textbook argues that this is a myth - one which is not only dangerously...

Haters

Haters

Cybersexism is rampant and can exact an astonishingly high cost. In some cases, the final result is suicide. Bullying, stalking, and trolling are just the beginning. Extreme examples such as GamerGate get publicized, but otherwise the online abuse of women is largely underreported. Haters combines a history of online sexism with suggestions for solutions

Home

Home

By the international number one bestselling author of Tell No One and Fool Me Once, soon to be a major movie starring Julia Roberts. The boy who had been missing for ten years was right in front of him...A decade ago, kidnappers grabbed two boys from wealthy families and demanded ransom, then went silent. No trace of the boys ever surfaced. For ten...

The Prehistory of the Crusades

The Prehistory of the Crusades

There is a vigorous debate on the exact beginnings of the Crusades, as well as a growing conviction that some practices of crusading may have been in existence, at least in part, long before they were identified as such. The Prehistory of the Crusades explores how the Crusades came to be seen as the use of aggressive warfare to Christianise pagan lands...

Principles of Critical Care in Obstetrics 2016: Volume I

Principles of Critical Care in Obstetrics 2016: Volume I

Critical care in obstetrics is an upcoming specialty in the developing countries. This book is first of its kind as there are very few books written on this subject with the South East Asian perspective. The book discusses various aspects of critical care in obstetrics starting from the basic principles, physiology, ethics, monitoring and organization...