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Fundamental Principles of Engineering Nanometrology, 2nd Edition

Fundamental Principles of Engineering Nanometrology, 2nd Edition

By: Richard Leach

Publisher: William Andrew

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2014

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Working at the nano-scale demands an understanding of the high-precision measurement techniques that make nanotechnology and advanced manufacturing possible. This new edition of Fundamental Principles of Engineering Nanometrology provides a road map and toolkit for metrologists engaging with the rigor of measurement and data analysis at the nano-scale, from the fundamentals of precision measurement, to different measurement and characterization techniques. This book is an essential guide for the emerging nanomanufacturing and nanofabrication sectors, where measurement and...

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Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water, 2nd Edition

Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water, 2nd Edition

By: Anita Street; Richard Sustich; Jeremiah Duncan; Nora Savage

Publisher: William Andrew

Publication Date: 12-MAY-2014

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Nanotechnology is already having a dramatic impact on improving water quality and the second edition of Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water highlights both the challenges and the opportunities for nanotechnology to positively influence this area of environmental protection. This book presents detailed information on cutting-edge technologies, current research, and trends that may impact the success and uptake of the applications. Recent advances show that many of the current problems with water quality can be addressed using nanosorbents, nanocatalysts, bioactive...

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Handbook of Research on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Advanced Materials

Handbook of Research on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Advanced Materials

By: Mohamed Bououdina; J. Paulo Davim

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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The burgeoning field of nanotechnology has led to many recent technological innovations and discoveries. Understanding the impact of these technologies on business, science, and industry is an important first step in developing applications for a variety of settings and contexts. Handbook of Research on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Advanced Materials presents a detailed analysis of current experimental and theoretical approaches surrounding nanomaterials science. With applications in fields such as biomedicine, renewable energy, and synthetic materials, the research in this book will...

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NCLEX-PN® Exam Cram, Fourth Edition

NCLEX-PN® Exam Cram, Fourth Edition

By: Wilda Rinehart Gardner; Diann Sloan; Clara Hurd

Publisher: Pearson Certification

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 23-MAY-2014

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This is the eBook version of the print title. The eBook edition does not provide access to the test engine and practice test that accompanies the print book. “The book offers a quick ‘cram’ approach to the NCLEX that is very user-friendly and not time-intensive. The overall approach is very learner-centered and the content is well-paced.” —Catherine Dearman, R.N., Ph.D. Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-PN® exam 445 sample test questions help you gain confidence and decide when you’re ready to take the actual exam Includes the popular...

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Handbook of Research on Developments in E-Health and Telemedicine

Handbook of Research on Developments in E-Health and Telemedicine

By: Maria Cruz-Cunha; Antonio J. Tavares; Ricardo Simoes

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2009

Insert Date: 21-MAY-2014

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The Internet is continuously creating new opportunities and challenges useful to the healthcare information technology industry. The Handbook of Research on Developments in E-Health and Telemedicine: Technological and Social Perspectives addresses the main issues, challenges, opportunities, and trends related to the cutting-edge fields of online health and medical study. This significant compilation disseminates the latest findings in this growing area of research in order to transform, both socially and technologically, the way we live and deliver services....

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Introduction to Numerical Methods for Time Dependent Differential Equations

Introduction to Numerical Methods for Time Dependent Differential Equations

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 07-APR-2014

Insert Date: 16-MAY-2014

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Introduces both the fundamentals of time dependent differential equations and their numerical solutions Introduction to Numerical Methods for Time Dependent Differential Equations delves into the underlying mathematical theory needed to solve time dependent differential equations numerically. Written as a self-contained introduction, the book is divided into two parts to emphasize both ordinary differential equations (ODEs) and partial differential equations (PDEs). Beginning with ODEs and their approximations, the authors provide a crucial presentation of fundamental notions, such as...

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Digital Image Processing for Ophthalmology

Digital Image Processing for Ophthalmology

By: Faraz Oloumi; Rangaraj M. Rangayyan; Anna L. Ells

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2014

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The monitoring of the effects of retinopathy on the visual system can be assisted by analyzing the vascular architecture of the retina. This book presents methods based on Gabor filters to detect blood vessels in fundus images of the retina. Forty images of the retina from the Digital Retinal Images for Vessel Extraction (DRIVE) database were used to evaluate the performance of the methods. The results demonstrate high efficiency in the detection of blood vessels with an area under the receiver operating characteristic curve of 0.96. Monitoring the openness of the major temporal arcade (MTA)...

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Modeling Digital Switching Circuits with Linear Algebra

Modeling Digital Switching Circuits with Linear Algebra

By: Mitchell A. Thornton

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

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Modeling Digital Switching Circuits with Linear Algebra describes an approach for modeling digital information and circuitry that is an alternative to Boolean algebra. While the Boolean algebraic model has been wildly successful and is responsible for many advances in modern information technology, the approach described in this book offers new insight and different ways of solving problems. Modeling the bit as a vector instead of a scalar value in the set {0, 1} allows digital circuits to be characterized with transfer functions in the form of a linear transformation matrix. The use of...

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Hitting the Wall: A Vision of a Secure Energy Future

Hitting the Wall: A Vision of a Secure Energy Future

By: Richard Caputo

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 08-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 16-MAY-2014

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Hitting the Wall examines the combination of two intractable energy problems of our age: the peaking of global oil production and the overloading of the atmosphere with greenhouse gases. Both emerge from the overconsumption of fossil fuels and solving one problem helps solve the other. The misinformation campaign about climate change is discussed as is the role that noncarbon energy solutions can play. There are nine major components in the proposed noncarbon strategy including energy efficiency and renewable energy. Economics and realistic restraints are considered and the total carbon...

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Data Scientist: The Definitive Guide to Becoming a Data Scientist

Data Scientist: The Definitive Guide to Becoming a Data Scientist

By: Zacharias Voulgaris, PhD

Publisher: Technics Publications

Publication Date: 09-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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As our society transforms into a data-driven one, the role of the Data Scientist is becoming more and more important. If you want to be on the leading edge of what is sure to become a major profession in the not-too-distant future, this book can show you how.  Each chapter is filled with practical information that will help you reap the fruits of big data and become a successful Data Scientist: Learn what big data is and how it differs from traditional data through its main characteristics: volume, variety, velocity, and veracity. Explore the different types of Data Scientists and...

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Blood pressure

Blood pressure

By: Infinite Ideas; Dr Rob Hicks

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 12-DEC-2011

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High blood pressure affects nearly one in three women and two in five men, and is a major contributor to strokes and heart disease. But how much do we really know and understand about the causes of high blood pressure and what can be done to control it? With the perfect mixture of medical and practical advice, Dr Rob Hicks' Blood pressure helps you to understand the problems and recognise the dangers, while also offering techniques to ensure that you stay on top of hypertension. ...

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Organic Chemistry I For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Organic Chemistry I For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

Insert Date: 09-MAY-2014

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The easy way to take the confusion out of organic chemistry Organic chemistry has a long-standing reputation as a difficult course. Organic Chemistry I For Dummies takes a simple approach to the topic, allowing you to grasp concepts at your own pace. This fun, easy-to-understand guide explains the basic principles of organic chemistry in simple terms, providing insight into the language of organic chemists, the major classes of compounds, and top trouble spots. You'll also get the nuts and bolts of tackling organic chemistry problems, from knowing where to start to spotting sneaky...

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Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2014

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Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps take the guesswork out of solving math equations and will have you unraveling the mystery of FOIL in no time. Whether you need to brush up on the basics of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division or you're ready to tackle algebraic expressions and equations, this handy workbook will demystify math so you can get back to having fun in math class. Properly use negative numbers, units, inequalities, exponents, square roots, and absolute value Round numbers and estimate answers Solve problems with...

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Physics I Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Physics I Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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Unleash your inner Einstein and score higher in physics Do you have a handle on basic physics terms and concepts, but your problem-solving skills could use some static friction? Physics I Workbook For Dummies helps you build upon what you already know to learn how to solve the most common physics problems with confidence and ease. Physics I Workbook For Dummies gets the ball rolling with a brief overview of the nuts and bolts of physics (i.e. converting measure, counting signification figures, applying math skills to physics problems, etc.) before getting in the nitty gritty. If you're...

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From Science 2.0 to Pharma 3.0

From Science 2.0 to Pharma 3.0

By: Hervé Basset; David Stuart; Denise Silber

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2012

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Science 2.0 uses the resources of Web 2.0 to communicate between scientists, and with the general public. Web 3.0, in turn, has brought disruptive technologies such as semantic search, cloud computing and mobile applications into play. The term Pharma 3.0 anticipates the future relationship between drug makers and doctors with their patients in light of such technology. From Science 2.0 to Pharma 3.0 examines these developments, discussing the best and worst of Web 2.0 in science communication and health. Successes such as the Open Access phenomena and also less successful networks are...

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Records Management for Museums and Galleries

Records Management for Museums and Galleries

By: Charlotte Brunskill; Sarah Demb

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 27-APR-2012

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The systematic management of records is an important activity for ‘information businesses’ such as museums and galleries, but is not always recognized as a core function. Record keeping activities are often concentrated on small groups of records, and staff charged with managing them may have limited experience in the field. Records Management for Museums and Galleries offers a comprehensive overview of records management work within the heritage sector and draws on over a decade of experience in applying fundamental principles and practices to the specific circumstances of museums. It...

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Academic Branch Libraries in Changing Times

Academic Branch Libraries in Changing Times

By: Nevenka Zdravkovska

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 22-AUG-2011

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Are academic branch libraries going to be extinct in the near future? In these difficult economic times, when collections are digitized rapidly, is there still a need for a separate unit within proximity to the department, school, or college with a subject-based or subject-specific collection? Academic Branch Libraries in Changing Times gives a brief historical overview of the role of a branch academic library. It reviews the current situation from a practitioner’s point of view and suggests solutions for the future. Provides practical and realistic solutions to academic libraries that...

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Information Literacy Instruction

Information Literacy Instruction

By: John Walsh

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 28-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 02-MAY-2014

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An invaluable guide for MLS professionals and students, this new book explains how librarians can select an effective method of library instruction based on their users, the objectives of the instruction and the delivery environment. The content describes the different methods available and in what circumstances the methods are most effective. It includes descriptions of curriculums for the methods currently available and describes a range of objectives the curriculums meet and the common environments librarians use for instruction. Information Literacy Instruction also introduces two new...

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Understanding Librarians

Understanding Librarians

By: Barbara Hull

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2011

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Aimed at professionals and trainee professionals within the library and information service (LIS) fields, this book reminds the reader of the frequently ignored communication-gulf between the professional and the layman, and in particular the lack of true communication between LIS professionals and the user. It focuses especially on ‘non-standard’ users, such as non-native speakers or those with some disability. The author provides accessible examples of good practice, assesses their degree of success and suggests further ways to improve performance in information provision. Written by...

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From Lending to Learning

From Lending to Learning

By: Rónán O'Beirne

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2010

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From Lending to Learning provides a theoretical overview and practical guide to the functional area of delivering learning services within public libraries. It traces the development of public library service delivery and critically appraises the inherent tension between offering an educational-focused or leisure-focused library. The current and future policy directions are explored against the backdrop of the emerging learning society. A general overview of recent developments in learning theory is followed by an insight into the learning landscape. The issues and practicalities of...