172 books (9 pages) in this category

by J.H. VON HEFNER-ALTENECK

A renowned 19th-century cultural historian and specialist on the Middle Ages, J. H. Hefner-Alteneck spent much of his life observing the influence of art on many aspects of human life, including weaponry. His illustrations for this handsome ...

ISBN: 9780486437408

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by N. E. FROST

Definitive, clearly written, and well-illustrated volume addresses all aspects of the subject, from the historical development of understanding metal fatigue to vital concepts of the cyclic stress that causes a crack to grow. Examines effect of ...

ISBN: 9780486409276

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Methods of Analytical Dynamics

by LEONARD MEIROVITCH

A balanced presentation that encompasses both formalism and structure in analytical dynamics, this text also addresses solution methods. Its remarkably broad and comprehensive exploration of the subject employs an approach as natural as it is ...

ISBN: 9780486432397

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Methods of Operations Research

by PHILIP M. MORSE

Operations research originated during World War II with the military's need for a scientific method of providing executive departments with a quantitative decision-making basis. This volume - co-written by the father of operations research and ...

ISBN: 9780486432342

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Modern Mathematics for the Engineer: First Series

by EDWIN F BECKENBACH

This volume and its successor were conceived to advance the level of mathematical sophistication in the engineering community. The books particularly focus on material relevant to solving the kinds of mathematical problems regularly confronted ...

ISBN: 9780486497464

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Modern Mathematics for the Engineer: Second Series

by EDWIN F BECKENBACH

This volume and its predecessor were conceived to advance the level of mathematical sophistication in the engineering community. The books particularly focus on material relevant to solving the kinds of mathematical problems regularly confronted

ISBN: 9780486497471

Binding: Paperback

Multiobjective Decision Making

by VIRA CHANKONG

This first-rate text explores the theory and methodology of systems engineering in evaluating alternative courses of action and associated decision-making policies. It treats criteria as multidimensional, rather than scalar, in the development ...

ISBN: 9780486462899

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Multisensor Systems for Chemical Analysis

Materials and Sensors

by Larisa Lvova

<P>This book is devoted to the recent advances in the development of artificial sensory systems widely known as electronic tongues (ET). It contains contributions by prominent authors from all over the world. Each chapter focuses on a particular

ISBN: 9789814411158

Binding: Hardback

Plasmon-Enhanced Spectroscopies for Biotechnological Applications

by Marc Lamy de la Chapelle

<P>This book concentrates on the various fields related to the development of a nanobiosensor and presents the latest information from renowned experts. It focuses on the enhanced spectroscopy, including SERS, SEIRA/SEIRS, and near-field optics,

ISBN: 9789814303613

Binding: Hardback

Nanomaterials for Chemical Sensors and Biotechnology

by Pelagia-Irene Gouma

<P>A guide to the interdisciplinary fields of nanomaterials, sensors, and biotechnology, this book demonstrates functional applications of nanotechnology in diverse areas such as environmental sensing and space habitation, medical diagnostics, ...

ISBN: 9789814267113

Binding: Hardback

Network Analysis and Synthesis

by BRIAN D. O. ANDERSON

Geared toward upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, this book offers a comprehensive look at linear network analysis and synthesis. It explores state-space synthesis as well as analysis, employing modern systems theory to unite the ...

ISBN: 9780486453576

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No. 8 Re-Wired: 202 New Zealand Inventions That Changed TheWorld

by Jon Bridges

<p><b>If necessity is the mother of invention then Kiwi ingenuity is its father.</b></p> <p><i>No. 8 Re-wired</i> is a comprehensive, colourful treasury of New Zealand inventions - jam-packed with the stories behind 202 home-grown ...

ISBN: 9780143571957

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by KLAUS DEIMLING

Hailed as ""eminently suitable as a text for a graduate course"" by the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, this volume offers a survey of the main ideas, concepts, and methods that constitute nonlinear functional analysis. It offers ...

ISBN: 9780486474410

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Numerical Methods and Modeling for Chemical Engineers

by MARK E. DAVIS

This text introduces computational tools for solving differential equation models that arise in chemical engineering: diffusion-reactions, mass-heat transfer, and fluid flow. Geared toward advanced undergraduates or graduate students of chemical

ISBN: 9780486493831

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by MICHAEL ATHANS

Geared toward advanced undergraduate and graduate engineering students, this text introduces the theory and applications of optimal control. It serves as a bridge to the technical literature, enabling students to evaluate the implications of ...

ISBN: 9780486453286

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by BRIAN D. O. ANDERSON

This augmented edition of a respected text teaches the reader how to use linear quadratic Gaussian methods effectively for the design of control systems. It explores linear optimal control theory from an engineering viewpoint, with step-by-step ...

ISBN: 9780486457666

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by DONALD E. KIRK

Optimal control theory is the science of maximizing the returns from and minimizing the costs of the operation of physical, social, and economic processes. Geared toward upper-level undergraduates, this text introduces three aspects of optimal ...

ISBN: 9780486434841

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Penguin Book Of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story of Human Spaceflight, The

by JOHN LOGSDON

Among all the technological accomplishments of the last century, none has captured our imagination more deeply than the movement of humans into outer space. From Sputnik to SpaceX, the story of that journey is told as never before in<i> The ...

ISBN: 9780143129950

Binding: Paperback