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20541. 

Handbook of International Electrical Safety Practices

Handbook of International Electrical Safety Practices

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Publisher: Wiley-Scrivener

Publication Date: 28-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 05-JAN-2013

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A valuable and comprehensive safety reference for any organization working with or around electricity. This comprehensive guide informs working professionals in multiple industries, such as manufacturing, processing, or energy, about safety procedures that should be used on the job. It informs the reader about the hazards in the work place and what to do to make sure he/she is protected. The Handbook of International Electrical Safety Practices presents readers with the proper organizational skills needed to avoid hazardous injuries, details environmental monitoring techniques, and...

20542. 

The Small Business Controller

The Small Business Controller

By: Richard O. Hanson

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2009

Insert Date: 28-NOV-2012

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This book describes the role of the controller in a nonpublic company (small business), and provides a detailed 'how to' guidance of the various duties and responsibilities the controller of a nonpublic company may be required to assume. It describes the functions many small business controllers usually perform. The audience for this portfolio is new controllers for small business and/or those aspiring to become controllers....

20543. 

International Logistics and Supply Chain Outsourcing

International Logistics and Supply Chain Outsourcing

By: Alan Alan Rushton

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2007

Insert Date: 02-NOV-2012

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Logistics and supply chain outsourcing is an area of constant growth, and global sourcing is now a competitive requirement. It is a recognized strategy to align the supply chain with company direction and to manage services and costs more effectively. International Logistics Supply Chain Outsourcing is a comprehensive guide to the use of outsourcing logistics and supply chain operations. It includes a review of the market, an assessment of the major providers, a description of the main services available and a consideration of the key drivers for outsourcing. In addition, a detailed...

20544. 

IBM Power Systems 775 for AIX and Linux HPC Solution

IBM Power Systems 775 for AIX and Linux HPC Solution

By: Dino Quintero; Kerry Bosworth; Puneet Chaudhary; Rodrigo Garcia da Silva; ByungUn Ha; Jose Higino; Marc-Eric Kahle; Tsuyoshi Kamenoue; James Pearson; Mark Perez; Fernando Pizzano; Robert Simon; Kai Sun

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-OCT-2012

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication contains information about the IBM Power Systems™ 775 Supercomputer solution for AIX® and Linux HPC customers. This publication provides details about how to plan, configure, maintain, and run HPC workloads in this environment. This IBM Redbooks document is targeted to current and future users of the IBM Power Systems 775 Supercomputer (consultants, IT architects, support staff, and IT specialists) responsible for delivering and implementing IBM Power Systems 775 clustering solutions for their enterprise high-performance computing applications. ...

20545. 

Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus

Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus

By: Christopher R. Mitchell

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 26-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 19-OCT-2012

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Summary Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus is an example-filled, hands-on tutorial that introduces students, teachers, and professional users to programming with the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus graphing calculators. This fun and easy-to-read book immediately immerses you in your first programs and guides you concept-by-concept, example-by-example. You'll learn to think like a programmer as you use the TI-BASIC language to design and write your own utilities, games, and math programs. About the Technology The TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus are more than just powerful graphing...

20546. 

Cases on Health Outcomes and Clinical Data Mining

Cases on Health Outcomes and Clinical Data Mining

By: Patricia Cerrito

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2010

Insert Date: 11-OCT-2012

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With the healthcare industry becoming increasingly more competitive, there exists a need for medical institutions to improve both the efficiency and the quality of their services. In order to do so, it is important to investigate how statistical models can be used to study health outcomes. Cases on Health Outcomes and Clinical Data Mining: Studies and Frameworks provides several case studies developed by faculty and graduates of the University of Louisville’s PhD program in Applied and Industrial Mathematics. The studies in this book use non-traditional, exploratory data analysis and data...

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Information Technology for Intellectual Property Protection

Information Technology for Intellectual Property Protection

By: Hideyasu Sasaki

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 09-OCT-2012

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Information technology for intellectual property protection has become an increasingly important issue due to the expansion of ubiquitous network connectivity, which allows people to use digital content and programs that are susceptible to unauthorized electric duplication or copyright and patent infringement.Information Technology for Intellectual Property Protection: Interdisciplinary Advancements contains multidisciplinary knowledge and analysis by leading researchers and practitioners with technical backgrounds in information engineering and institutional experience in intellectual...

20548. 

Information Systems Research and Exploring Social Artifacts

Information Systems Research and Exploring Social Artifacts

By: Pedro Isaias; Miguel Baptista Nunes

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 02-OCT-2012

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<div> <p>Centered on the impact of information and communication technology in socio-technical environments and its support of human activity systems, the study of information systems remains a distinctive focus in the area of computer science research.</p> <p>Information Systems Research and Exploring Social Artifacts: Approaches and Methodologies discusses the approaches and methodologies currently being used in the field on information systems. This reference source covers a wide variety of socio-technical aspects of the design of IS artifacts as well as the study of their use. This...

20549. 

Advanced Circuit Simulation using Multisim Workbench

Advanced Circuit Simulation using Multisim Workbench

By: David Baez-Lopez; Felix Guerrero-Castro

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 25-SEP-2012

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Multisim is now the de facto standard for circuit simulation. It is a SPICE-based circuit simulator which combines analog, discrete-time, and mixed-mode circuits. In addition, it is the only simulator which incorporates microcontroller simulation in the same environment. It also includes a tool for printed circuit board design. Advanced Circuit Simulation Using Multisim Workbench is a companion book to Circuit Analysis Using Multisim, published by Morgan &amp; Claypool in 2011. This new book covers advanced analyses and the creation of models and subcircuits. It also includes...

20550. 

Drawing: Pets

Drawing: Pets

By: Mia Tavonatti

Publisher: Walter Foster

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2005

Insert Date: 31-AUG-2012

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This is the perfect introductory kit for anyone who wants to learn how to depict a variety of irresistible pets in pencil. ...

20551. 

Principles of Turbomachinery in Air-Breathing Engines

Principles of Turbomachinery in Air-Breathing Engines

By: Erian A. Baskharone

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2006

Insert Date: 29-AUG-2012

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<div><p>This book is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in mechanical and aerospace engineering taking a course commonly called Principles of Turbomachinery or Aerospace Propulsion. The book begins with a review of basic thermodynamics and fluid mechanics principles to motivate their application to aerothermodynamics and real-life design issues. This approach is ideal for the reader who will face practical situations and design decisions in the gas turbine industry. Among the features of the book are:</p> <ul><li><p>An emphasis on the role of entropy in assessing...

20552. 

Grid Technologies for E-Health

Grid Technologies for E-Health

By: Ekaterina Kldiashvili

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2010

Insert Date: 22-AUG-2012

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Grid computing has emerged as an important new field, distinguished from conventional distributed computing by its focus on large-scale resource sharing and innovative applications as well as an establishment for the creation of e-health networks. Grid Technologies for E-Health: Applications for Telemedicine Services and Delivery examines innovations to further improve medical management using grid computing. A defining collection of field advancements, this publication discusses the significance of automation and IT resources in healthcare technology previously infeasible due to computing...

20553. 

Microbiorobotics

Microbiorobotics

By: Minjun Kim; Edward Steager; Julius Agung

Publisher: William Andrew

Publication Date: 27-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 15-AUG-2012

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<p>Microbiorobotics is a new engineering discipline that inherently involves a multidisciplinary approach (mechanical engineering, cellular biology, mathematical modeling, control systems, synthetic biology, etc). Building robotics system in the micro scale is an engineering task that has resulted in many important applications, ranging from micromanufacturing techniques to cellular manipulation. However, it is also a very challenging engineering task. One of the reasons is because many engineering ideas and principles that are used in larger scales do not scale well to the micro-scale....

20554. 

Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife

Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife

By: Marc Freedman

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Publication Date: 15-MAR-2011

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<div><p class="MsoNormal">Marc Freedman, hailed by the&#160;New York Times&#160;as &#8220;the voice of aging baby boomers [seeking] meaningful and sustaining work later in life,&#8221; makes an impassioned call to accept the decades opening up between midlife and anything approximating old age for what they really are&#8212;an entirely new stage of life, which he dubs the encore years.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">In The Big Shift, Freedman bemoans the fact that the discussion about longer lives in America has been entirely about the staggering economic costs of a dramatically aging...

20555. 

SQL

SQL: 1999

By: Jim Melton; Alan R. Simon

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 18-MAY-2001

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<p>This book is the best way to make the leap from SQL-92 to SQL:1999, but it is much more than just a simple bridge between the two. The latest from celebrated SQL experts Jim Melton and Alan Simon, SQL:1999 is a comprehensive, eminently practical account of SQL's latest incarnation and a potent distillation of the details required to put it to work. Written to accommodate both novice and experienced SQL users, SQL:1999 focuses on the language's capabilities, from the basic to the advanced, and the ways that real applications take advantage of them. Throughout, the authors illustrate...

20556. 

CFROI Valuation

CFROI Valuation

By: Bartley Madden

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 08-MAR-1999

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What generates shareholder value? How can it be evaluated? How can it influence investment decisions and corporate strategy? Cash Flow Return On Investment answers all these questions by detailing the pioneering financial research carried out by HOLT Value Associates, the leading consultancy in the field. <br><br>Read this book if you want to find out what really drives the wealth generation in any business, allowing you to pick which equities will succeed and which strategic initiatives are destined for high returns. <br><br>The CFROI model is an essential tool for professionals working...

20557. 

Ontology-Based Applications for Enterprise Systems and Knowledge Management

Ontology-Based Applications for Enterprise Systems and Knowledge Management

By: Mohammad Nazir Ahmad; Robert Colomb; Mohd Abdullah

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2012

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Throughout the past decade, the notion of ontologies has influenced research in many application areas including databases, information retrieval, electronic commerce, natural language processing, knowledge management, enterprise systems, systems analysis and design, the Web, and more. Ontology-Based Applications for Enterprise Systems and Knowledge Management provides an opportunity for readers to clearly understand the notion of ontology engineering and the practical aspects of this approach in the domains of two interest areas: Knowledge Management Systems and Enterprise Systems. A perfect...

20558. 

The OS X Mountain Lion Pocket Guide

The OS X Mountain Lion Pocket Guide

By: Jeff Carlson

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 26-JUL-2012

Insert Date: 28-JUL-2012

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This low-priced, handy guide is packed with practical guidance for people who want to jump in and start using the OS X Mountain Lion. Written by Jeff Carlson, this essential companion features snappy writing, eye-catching graphics, and a clean design to help readers get the most out of OS X Mountain Lion. Jeff guides readers through Apple's OS X Mountain Lion, showing you how to: Download, set up, and starting using Mountain Lion. Manage files with iCloud. Swipe, pinch, and scroll: Master Mountain Lion's Mult-Touch gestures. Install applications from the Mac...

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Build Your Training Portfolio

Build Your Training Portfolio

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2005

Insert Date: 22-JUL-2012

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A career portfolio is a powerful professional development tool that communicates and demonstrates your knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies in ways that a résumé cannot. Portfolios can be especially useful in a difficult job market—it is a powerful way to distinguish yourself from other training professionals and to showcase your talents in a real way. This Infoline will help you to prepare your training portfolio by defining: What should go in your portfolio? What is the most effective way to organize your portfolio? How do you get results from your portfolio? How do you use...

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Learn Cocoa Touch for iOS

Learn Cocoa Touch for iOS

By: Jeff Kelley

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 27-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 14-JUL-2012

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The Cocoa Touch frameworks and APIs are powerful tools for creating native iOS apps, and they're free with Xcode, Apple's development environment. If you've already gotten your feet wet with Objective-C, and you're ready to learn more about iOS development, then Learn Cocoa Touch for iOS is the book for you. You'll learn on the job - building cool apps as you read through the book that will teach you what you need to know to use Cocoa Touch and prepare you for creating your own apps. Learn Cocoa Touch for iOS shows you how to use frameworks like MapKit, Twitter, and MediaPlayer. You'll...