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David Clairmont A. Moral Struggle and Religious Ethics. On the Person as Classic in Comparative Theological Contexts David Clairmont A. Moral Struggle and Religious Ethics. On the Person as Classic in Comparative Theological Contexts Новинка

David Clairmont A. Moral Struggle and Religious Ethics. On the Person as Classic in Comparative Theological Contexts

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Moral Struggle and Religious Ethics offers a comparative discussion of the challenges of living a moral religious life. This is illustrated with a study of two key thinkers, Bonaventure and Buddhaghosa, who influenced the development of moral thinking in Christianity and Buddhism respectively. Provides an important and original contribution to the comparative study and practice of religious ethics Moves away from a comparison of theories by discussing the shared human problem of moral weakness Offers an fresh approach with a comparison of the understanding of the problem of moral weakness between the two key thinkers, Bonaventure and Buddhaghosa Written by a highly respected academic in the dynamic and fast-growing field of comparative religious ethics
David Clairmont A. Moral Struggle and Religious Ethics. On the Person as Classic in Comparative Theological Contexts David Clairmont A. Moral Struggle and Religious Ethics. On the Person as Classic in Comparative Theological Contexts Новинка

David Clairmont A. Moral Struggle and Religious Ethics. On the Person as Classic in Comparative Theological Contexts

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Moral Struggle and Religious Ethics offers a comparative discussion of the challenges of living a moral religious life. This is illustrated with a study of two key thinkers, Bonaventure and Buddhaghosa, who influenced the development of moral thinking in Christianity and Buddhism respectively. Provides an important and original contribution to the comparative study and practice of religious ethics Moves away from a comparison of theories by discussing the shared human problem of moral weakness Offers an fresh approach with a comparison of the understanding of the problem of moral weakness between the two key thinkers, Bonaventure and Buddhaghosa Written by a highly respected academic in the dynamic and fast-growing field of comparative religious ethics
Bendix Carstensen Comparing Clinical Measurement Methods. A Practical Guide Bendix Carstensen Comparing Clinical Measurement Methods. A Practical Guide Новинка

Bendix Carstensen Comparing Clinical Measurement Methods. A Practical Guide

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This book provides a practical guide to analysis of simple and complex method comparison data, using Stata, SAS and R. It takes the classical Limits of Agreement as a starting point, and presents it in a proper statistical framework. The model serves as a reference for reporting sources of variation and for providing conversion equations and plots between methods for practical use, including prediction uncertainty. Presents a modeling framework for analysis of data and reporting of results from comparing measurements from different clinical centers and/or different methods. Provides the practical tools for analyzing method comparison studies along with guidance on what to report and how to plan comparison studies and advice on appropriate software. Illustrated throughout with computer examples in R. Supported by a supplementary website hosting an R-package that performs the major part of the analyses needed in the area. Examples in SAS and Stata for the most common situations are also provided. Written by an acknowledged expert on the subject, with a long standing experience as a biostatistician in a clinical environment and a track record of delivering training on the subject. Biostatisticians, clinicians, medical researchers and practitioners involved in research and analysis of measurement methods and laboratory investigations will benefit from this book. Students of statistics, biostatistics, and the chemical sciences will also find this book useful.
Joseph Lowe The present state of England Joseph Lowe The present state of England Новинка

Joseph Lowe The present state of England

Полный вариант заголовка: «The present state of England : in regard to agriculture, trade, and finace : with a comparison of the prospects of England and France / by Joseph Lowe ; 2 edition, with various additions and emendations».
Primack Richard B. Tropical Rain Forests. An Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison Primack Richard B. Tropical Rain Forests. An Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison Новинка

Primack Richard B. Tropical Rain Forests. An Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison

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The first edition of Tropical Rain Forests: an Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison exploded the myth of ‘the rain forest’ as a single, uniform entity. In reality, the major tropical rain forest regions, in tropical America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and New Guinea, have as many differences as similarities, as a result of their isolation from each other during the evolution of their floras and faunas. This new edition reinforces this message with new examples from recent and on-going research. After an introduction to the environments and geological histories of the major rain forest regions, subsequent chapters focus on plants, primates, carnivores and plant-eaters, birds, fruit bats and gliding animals, and insects, with an emphasis on the ecological and biogeographical differences between regions. This is followed by a new chapter on the unique tropical rain forests of oceanic islands. The final chapter, which has been completely rewritten, deals with the impacts of people on tropical rain forests and discusses possible conservation strategies that take into account the differences highlighted in the previous chapters. This exciting and very readable book, illustrated throughout with color photographs, will be invaluable reading for undergraduate students in a wide range of courses as well as an authoritative reference for graduate and professional ecologists, conservationists, and interested amateurs.
Aldivan Teixeira Torres I Am Fruit Of The Earth Aldivan Teixeira Torres I Am Fruit Of The Earth Новинка

Aldivan Teixeira Torres I Am Fruit Of The Earth

I am Fruit of the Earth comes to present as the main background the indigenous culture so forgotten by most of the Tupiniquins. It is a trip of knowledge and liberation. I Am Fruit Of The Earth is a historical study about the natives of Brazil. In a classic language, is focused on the main concepts related to the true Brazilian. It is an exciting journey about our culture emphasizing its importance and preservation. It is an essential reading to know a little more of Brazil.
Steven Shamrock E. IFRS and US GAAP. A Comprehensive Comparison Steven Shamrock E. IFRS and US GAAP. A Comprehensive Comparison Новинка

Steven Shamrock E. IFRS and US GAAP. A Comprehensive Comparison

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A practical comparison of—and expert guidance on—IFRS and GAAP written by a practicing controller International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are used in over 120 countries. US companies will inevitably encounter IFRS when evaluating the financial health of suppliers and customers. IFRS and US GAAP: A Comprehensive Comparison provides instruction in accounting under IFRS within the context of US accounting standards. Practical and easy-to-use, this book includes a case study of a first time IFRS adoption, emphasizing the much greater degree of professional judgment that is needed for IFRS. Provides a heavy emphasis on practical examples Includes an online companion website with downloadable spreadsheets and templates Reflects current financial reporting trends Addresses accounting requirements of which today's auditors, accountants and preparers of financial reports need to be aware Clarifying IFRS, its impact on US companies, and where to start in understanding it, IFRS and US GAAP prepares US accountants to be knowledgeable with day to day financial accounting issues using IFRS's substantial similarity with US GAAP as a context.
Almudena Suarez Analysis and Design of Autonomous Microwave Circuits Almudena Suarez Analysis and Design of Autonomous Microwave Circuits Новинка

Almudena Suarez Analysis and Design of Autonomous Microwave Circuits

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Presents simulation techniques that substantially increase designers' control over the oscillationin autonomous circuits This book facilitates a sound understanding of the free-running oscillation mechanism, the start-up from the noise level, and the establishment of the steady-state oscillation. It deals with the operation principles and main characteristics of free-running and injection-locked oscillators, coupled oscillators, and parametric frequency dividers. Analysis and Design of Autonomous Microwave Circuits provides: An exploration of the main nonlinear-analysis methods, with emphasis on harmonic balance and envelope transient methods Techniques for the efficient simulation of the most common autonomous regimes A presentation and comparison of the main stability-analysis methods in the frequency domain A detailed examination of the instabilization mechanisms that delimit the operation bands of autonomous circuits Coverage of techniques used to eliminate common types of undesired behavior, such as spurious oscillations, hysteresis, and chaos A thorough presentation of the oscillator phase noise A comparison of the main methodologies of phase-noise analysis Techniques for autonomous circuit optimization, based on harmonic balance A consideration of different design objectives: presetting the oscillation frequency and output power, increasing efficiency, modifying the transient duration, and imposing operation bands Analysis and Design of Autonomous Microwave Circuits is a valuable resource for microwave designers, oscillator designers, and graduate students in RF microwave design.
Graham Seymour The Molecular Biology and Biochemistry of Fruit Ripening Graham Seymour The Molecular Biology and Biochemistry of Fruit Ripening Новинка

Graham Seymour The Molecular Biology and Biochemistry of Fruit Ripening

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A comprehensive and mechanistic perspective on fruit ripening, emphasizing commonalities and differences between fruit groups and ripening processes. Fruits are an essential part of the human diet and contain important phytochemicals that provide protection against heart disease and cancers. Fruit ripening is of importance for human health and for industry-based strategies to harness natural variation, or genetic modification, for crop improvement. This book covers recent advances in the field of plant genomics and how these discoveries can be exploited to understand evolutionary processes and the complex network of hormonal and genetic control of ripening. The book explains the physiochemical and molecular changes in fruit that impact its quality, and recent developments in understanding of the genetic, molecular and biochemical basis for colour, flavour and texture. It is a valuable resource for plant and crop researchers and professionals, agricultural engineers, horticulturists, and food scientists. Summary: Reviews the physiochemical and molecular changes in fruit which impact flavour, texture, and colour Covers recent advances in genomics on the genetic, molecular, and biochemical basis of fruit quality Integrates information on both hormonal and genetic control of ripening Relevant for basic researchers and applied scientists
James Wu Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing James Wu Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing Новинка

James Wu Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing

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Fruits are botanically diverse, perishable, seasonal and predominantly regional in production. They come in many varieties, shapes and size, colors, flavors and textures and are an important part of a healthy diet and the global economy. Besides vitamins, minerals, fibers and other nutrients, fruits contain phenolic compounds that have pharmacological potential. Consumed as a part of a regular diet, these naturally occurring plant constituents are believed to provide a wide range of physiological benefits through their antioxidant, anti-allergic, anti-carcinogenic, and anti-inflammatory properties. Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing distils the latest developments and research efforts in this field that are aimed at improving production methods, post-harvest storage and processing, safety, quality and developing new processes and products. This revised and updated second edition expands and improves upon the coverage of the original book. Some highlights include chapters on the physiology and classification of fruits, horticultural biochemistry, microbiology and food safety (including HACCP, safety and the regulation of fruits in the global market), sensory and flavor characteristics, nutrition, naturally present bioactive phenolics, postharvest physiology, storage, transportation and packaging, processing and preservation technologies. Information on the major fruits includes tropical and super fruits, frozen fruits, canned fruit, jelly, jam and preserves, fruit juices, dried fruits and wines. The 35 chapters are organized into five parts: Part I: Fruit physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, nutrition and health Part II: Postharvest handling and preservation of fruits Part III: Product manufacturing and packaging Part IV: Processing plant, waste management, safety and regulations Part V: Production, quality and processing aspects of major fruits and fruit products Each chapter has been contributed by professionals from around the globe representing academia, government institutions and industry. The book is designed to be a valuable source and reference book for scientists, product developers, students and all professionals with an interest in this field.
Friedbacher Gernot Surface and Thin Film Analysis. A Compendium of Principles, Instrumentation, and Applications Friedbacher Gernot Surface and Thin Film Analysis. A Compendium of Principles, Instrumentation, and Applications Новинка

Friedbacher Gernot Surface and Thin Film Analysis. A Compendium of Principles, Instrumentation, and Applications

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Surveying and comparing all techniques relevant for practical applications in surface and thin film analysis, this second edition of a bestseller is a vital guide to this hot topic in nano- and surface technology. This new book has been revised and updated and is divided into four parts – electron, ion, and photon detection, as well as scanning probe microscopy. New chapters have been added to cover such techniques as SNOM, FIM, atom probe (AP),and sum frequency generation (SFG). Appendices with a summary and comparison of techniques and a list of equipment suppliers make this book a rapid reference for materials scientists, analytical chemists, and those working in the biotechnological industry. From a Review of the First Edition (edited by Bubert and Jenett) «… a useful resource…» (Journal of the American Chemical Society)
G. Thomann The Effects of Beer upon Those who Make and Drink it - A Statistical Sketch G. Thomann The Effects of Beer upon Those who Make and Drink it - A Statistical Sketch Новинка

G. Thomann The Effects of Beer upon Those who Make and Drink it - A Statistical Sketch

This vintage book contains a historical study on the effects of beer. It includes a wealth of information on alcoholism, popularity, manufacturing techniques, cultural influence, famous studies, legislation, and more. "The Effects of the Beer upon Those who Make and Drink it - A Statistical Sketch" will appeal to those with an interest in the history of alcohol, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on beer brewing.
Peter Koulizos Property vs Shares. Discover Your Knockout Investment Strategy Peter Koulizos Property vs Shares. Discover Your Knockout Investment Strategy Новинка

Peter Koulizos Property vs Shares. Discover Your Knockout Investment Strategy

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A comparison of property versus shares and how to find the right mix for a profitable portfolio Almost every investor eventually considers the question: which is the better investment, property or shares? The answer isn't as simple as one or the other, since both asset classes offer different benefits and risks. And if the best answer is a mix of the two, how do you strike the right balance for sustained returns? This book takes an unbiased look at these two asset classes, explaining the risks and benefits of each, dispelling stubborn myths, and giving you the facts you need to find what’s best for you and your portfolio. Offering a point-by-point comparison of shares versus property, this easy-to-read guide argues that a combined strategy is smartest and safest for most investors. It then goes on to give you the information you need to tailor your portfolio to your own level of acceptable risk versus desired reward. Offers a simple, in-depth side-by-side comparison of the two most vital asset classes in any portfolio Peter Koulizos is a popular speaker and commentator on property investing and the author of The Property Professor's Top Australian Suburbs Zac Zacharia is founder and managing director of financial services company, The Centra Wealth Group, and is a lecturer in share investment, a regular speaker and media contributor Includes helpful tips on what and when to buy, as well as how to avoid both property and share scams Every portfolio should be different, depending on your own individual goals and needs. With this handy guide, you can find the right mix of assets to achieve healthy and consistent returns.
Nick Voulvoulis Pollutants, Human Health and the Environment. A Risk Based Approach Nick Voulvoulis Pollutants, Human Health and the Environment. A Risk Based Approach Новинка

Nick Voulvoulis Pollutants, Human Health and the Environment. A Risk Based Approach

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Pollutants, Human Health and the Environment is a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of environmental pollutants that are of current concern to human health. Clearly structured throughout, the main body of the book is divided by pollutant type with a chapter devoted to each group of pollutants. Each chapter follows a similar format to facilitate comparison and discussion. For each pollutant, the authors describe the sources, pathways, environmental fate and sinks as well as known toxicological effects. Importantly, the second chapter on heavy metals and other inorganic substances deals with trace element deficiencies which can have serious problems for human health. Some rocks and soils are naturally low in some trace elements and intensive agriculture over the past half century has effectively mined many trace elements reducing their levels in soils and crops. The final chapter is a discussion about the various risk assessment frameworks and regulations covering the main pollutants. Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of environmental pollutants of concern to human health Clearly divided into pollutant type with each chapter devoted to a different pollutant group Clearly structured throughout with the same format for each chapter to help facilitate comparison and discussion and enable readers to prioritise chemicals of concern Description of the sources, pathways, environmental fate and known toxicological effect Includes contributions from leading researchers and edited by a team of experts in the field
Janine Allis The Secrets of My Success. The Story of Boost Juice, Juicy Bits and All Janine Allis The Secrets of My Success. The Story of Boost Juice, Juicy Bits and All Новинка

Janine Allis The Secrets of My Success. The Story of Boost Juice, Juicy Bits and All

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Janine Allis explains how she grew Boost Juice bars into a global phenomenon. How do you turn a single juice bar into a global company with more than 6000 employees and $160 million in global sales? Ask Janine Allis. In The Secrets of My Success, Australia’s hottest entrepreneur tells the inside story of the growth of Boost Juice, including her personal journey from housewife with no formal business training to successful entrepreneur. Along the way, she discovered the 30 business and leadership tips she calls her ‘recipes for success’. The Secrets of My Success also explores how Allis’s personal philosophy based on a love for life has brought the company loyal customers and created satisfied, dedicated employees. The perfect guide for budding entrepreneurs to reject the traditional wisdom that the only way to succeed in business is with a business degree An inside look at the successful management and leadership philosophy of one of Australia’s greatest entrepreneurs Includes a full-colour photo insert section. For today’s entrepreneur looking for non-traditional paths to extreme success, The Secrets of My Success offers practical business and leadership wisdom combined with Allis’s own compelling personal story.
Denise Hunter Bioactives in Fruit. Health Benefits and Functional Foods Denise Hunter Bioactives in Fruit. Health Benefits and Functional Foods Новинка

Denise Hunter Bioactives in Fruit. Health Benefits and Functional Foods

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For centuries we have known that fruit is important for health, but we are only just beginning to fully understand why. Bioactives in Fruit: Health Benefits and Functional Foods aims to summarise some of our current knowledge on the bioactive compounds that are associated with the health benefits of specific fruits with a strong emphasis on the validation of health benefits by human intervention trials. Reflecting the current interest in food and health, the book includes strategies to retain and enhance the bioactives in fruit through breeding, growing conditions, fruit storage, processing into ingredients and production of functional foods. To accomplish this task authors with expertise in biology, chemistry, pharmacology, food science, nutrition, medicine, and horticulture have contributed. They come from universities, government and industry funded research institutes and biotechnology and food companies in Europe, the United States, Asia and New Zealand to give the book a broad perspective. This book, describing fruit bioactives, their health benefits when consumed as a food and related topics regarding their development into fresh or processed functional foods, will be of use to postgraduate students, researchers, functional food product developers, food regulators and anyone who has curiosity about why fruit is good for you. The information contained within will provide plant breeders with new targets for the development of value-added horticultural products, and will also provide nutritionists and dieticians with a useful resource for developing strategies to assist in preventing or slowing disease onset or severity. Bioactives in Fruit: Health Benefits and Functional Foods is a major resource which will be required reading for anyone working in the fields of health and functional foods.
Zhechen Zhu Automatic Modulation Classification. Principles, Algorithms and Applications Zhechen Zhu Automatic Modulation Classification. Principles, Algorithms and Applications Новинка

Zhechen Zhu Automatic Modulation Classification. Principles, Algorithms and Applications

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Automatic Modulation Classification (AMC) has been a key technology in many military, security, and civilian telecommunication applications for decades. In military and security applications, modulation often serves as another level of encryption; in modern civilian applications, multiple modulation types can be employed by a signal transmitter to control the data rate and link reliability. This book offers comprehensive documentation of AMC models, algorithms and implementations for successful modulation recognition. It provides an invaluable theoretical and numerical comparison of AMC algorithms, as well as guidance on state-of-the-art classification designs with specific military and civilian applications in mind. Key Features: Provides an important collection of AMC algorithms in five major categories, from likelihood-based classifiers and distribution-test-based classifiers to feature-based classifiers, machine learning assisted classifiers and blind modulation classifiers Lists detailed implementation for each algorithm based on a unified theoretical background and a comprehensive theoretical and numerical performance comparison Gives clear guidance for the design of specific automatic modulation classifiers for different practical applications in both civilian and military communication systems Includes a MATLAB toolbox on a companion website offering the implementation of a selection of methods discussed in the book
William J. Todd A Handbook of Wine - How to Buy, Serve, Store and Drink It William J. Todd A Handbook of Wine - How to Buy, Serve, Store and Drink It Новинка

William J. Todd A Handbook of Wine - How to Buy, Serve, Store and Drink It

A Handbook of Wine - How to Buy, Serve, Store and Drink It Originally published London in 1922. This book on wine is designed as a practical handbook for the reader who wishes the knowledge necessary for him to buy wisely, to store safely, to serve correctly, and to drink with greatest enjoyment. The illustrations are explanatory, not merely decorative. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Louise Manning Food and Drink - Good Manufacturing Practice: A Guide to its Responsible Management (GMP7), 7th Edition Louise Manning Food and Drink - Good Manufacturing Practice: A Guide to its Responsible Management (GMP7), 7th Edition Новинка

Louise Manning Food and Drink - Good Manufacturing Practice: A Guide to its Responsible Management (GMP7), 7th Edition

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The latest updated edition of the market-leading guide to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) in the food and drink industry This all-new, 7th edition of Food and Drink – Good Manufacturing Practice: A Guide to its Responsible Management features a wealth of new information reflecting changes in the industry and advances in science that have occurred since the publication of the last edition back in 2013. They include topics such as: Food Safety Culture, Food Crime and Food Integrity Management Systems, Food Crime Risk Assessment including vulnerability risk assessment and Threat Analysis Critical Control Point (TACCP), Security and Countermeasures, Food Toxins, Allergens and Risk Assessment, Provenance and authenticity, Electronic and digital traceability technologies, Worker Welfare Standards; Smart Packaging, Food Donation Controls and Animal Food Supply, Safety Culture; Provenance and integrity testing and Sustainability Issues. In addition to the new topics mentioned above, Food and Drink – Good Manufacturing Practice, 7th Edition offers comprehensive coverage of information in chapters on Quality Management System; Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP); Premises and Equipment; Cleaning and Sanitation; Product Control, Testing and Inspection; Heat Preserved Foods; Frozen Foods; Foods for Catering and Vending Operations; and much more. Comprises both general guidance and food sector-specific requirements for good manufacturing practice Incorporates all the most recent developments and changes in UK and EU law Provides a readable and accessible reference for busy managers in the food industry Food and Drink – Good Manufacturing Practice: A Guide to its Responsible Management, 7th Edition is a valuable reference for anyone in a managerial or technical capacity concerned with the manufacture, storage, and distribution of food and drink. The book is also a “must –read” for the recommended reading lists for food science, food technology and food policy undergraduate and postgraduate studies. IFST – the Institute of Food Science and Technology is the leading qualifying body for food professionals in Europe and the only professional qualifying body in the UK concerned with all aspects of food science and technology.
The Story Of Coffee The Story Of Coffee Новинка

The Story Of Coffee

Many people all over the world start their day with a cup of coffee. Black or white, espresso or filter - there are so many ways of preparing it. In this book you can learn more about the coffee plant and the history of this popular drink. And you can find a recipe for a frappuccino, too!
H. C. Gore Unfermented Apple Juice H. C. Gore Unfermented Apple Juice Новинка

H. C. Gore Unfermented Apple Juice

This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to making cider, with information on preservation, sterilisation, storage, carbonating, and more. "Unfermented Apple Juice" will be of considerable utility the modern reader with an interest in making cider, and would make for a valuable addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: "Introduction", "Sterilization of Apple juice", "In Wood", "Experiments with Barrels", "Experiments with Kegs", "Organoleptic Tests of the Juice from Kegs", "In Cans", "Conditioning of Processing", "Quality of Juice Obtained From Different Varieties", "Organoleptic Tests of Canned Juice" "Action of the Juice on the Tin of the Can", "Spoilage", "In Glass", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on making cider.
Gadi Rothenberg Ceramic Membranes. New Opportunities and Practical Applications Gadi Rothenberg Ceramic Membranes. New Opportunities and Practical Applications Новинка

Gadi Rothenberg Ceramic Membranes. New Opportunities and Practical Applications

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This textbook gives a clear and coherent overview of ceramic membranes, from preparation methods all the way to applications and economics. The authors, who are known for their clear writing style, combine their expertise in environmental engineering and porous materials to cover a wide range of examples, with over 1000 references. Chapters 1, 2 and 3 give a detailed introduction to membrane synthesis, transport mechanisms, and characterisation. Building on this, Chapter 4 outlines the state-of-the-art in ceramic membrane applications, including fuel cells, water purification, gas separation, and the making of cheeses, fruit juice, wine and beer. The final chapter deals with the economics of ceramic membrane processes, using industrial case studies to examine market barriers and opportunities. Ceramics are known throughout history, but now, after thousands of years, they´re making a comeback. Indeed, they may hold the key for addressing three of today´s biggest challenges: clean energy, drinking water and air pollution. This book is a must-have for anyone who wants to enter the ceramic membranes field, or keep up-to-date with the latest developments and applications. This textbook gives a clear and coherent overview of ceramic membranes, from preparation methods all the way to applications and economics. The authors, who are known for their clear writing style, combine their expertise in environmental engineering and porous materials to cover a wide range of examples, with over 1000 references. Chapters 1, 2 and 3 give a detailed introduction to membrane synthesis, transport mechanisms, and characterisation. Building on this, Chapter 4 outlines the state-of-the-art in ceramic membrane applications, including fuel cells, water purification, gas separation, and the making of cheeses, fruit juice, wine and beer. The final chapter deals with the economics of ceramic membrane processes, using industrial case studies to examine market barriers and opportunities. Ceramics are known throughout history, but now, after thousands of years, they´re making a comeback. Indeed, they may hold the key for addressing three of today´s biggest challenges: clean energy, drinking water and air pollution. This book is a must-have for anyone who wants to enter the ceramic membranes field, or keep up-to-date with the latest developments and applications.
Muhammad Siddiq Handbook of Mango Fruit. Production, Postharvest Science, Processing Technology and Nutrition Muhammad Siddiq Handbook of Mango Fruit. Production, Postharvest Science, Processing Technology and Nutrition Новинка

Muhammad Siddiq Handbook of Mango Fruit. Production, Postharvest Science, Processing Technology and Nutrition

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Written by noted experts in the field, Handbook of Mango Fruit: Production, Postharvest Science, Processing Technology and Nutrition offers a comprehensive resource regarding the production, trade, and consumption of this popular tropical fruit. The authors review the geographic areas where the fruit is grown and harvested, including information on the ever-expanding global marketplace that highlights United States production, imports and exports, and consumption, as well as data on the outlook for the European market. Handbook of Mango Fruit outlines the postharvest handling and packaging techniques and reviews the fruit’s processed products and byproducts that are gleaned from the processing of waste. The authors include information on the nutritional profile of the mango and review the food safety considerations for processing and transport of mangoes. This comprehensive resource: Reviews global mango production trends and countries that are the major exporters and importers of mangoes Explores the burgeoning marketplace for mangoes with special emphasis on the US and European marketplace Assesses latest trends in packaging of and shipping of mangoes Provides in depth coverage on value-added processing and by-products utilization Offers vital information on the innovative processing technologies and nutritional profile of popular tropical fruit Written for anyone involved in the production, marketing, postharvest handling, processing and by-products of mangoes, Handbook of Mango Fruit is a vital resource offering the most current information and guidelines on the burgeoning marketplace as well as the safe handling, production, and distribution of mangoes.
Philip Dawid Causality. Statistical Perspectives and Applications Philip Dawid Causality. Statistical Perspectives and Applications Новинка

Philip Dawid Causality. Statistical Perspectives and Applications

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A state of the art volume on statistical causality Causality: Statistical Perspectives and Applications presents a wide-ranging collection of seminal contributions by renowned experts in the field, providing a thorough treatment of all aspects of statistical causality. It covers the various formalisms in current use, methods for applying them to specific problems, and the special requirements of a range of examples from medicine, biology and economics to political science. This book: Provides a clear account and comparison of formal languages, concepts and models for statistical causality. Addresses examples from medicine, biology, economics and political science to aid the reader's understanding. Is authored by leading experts in their field. Is written in an accessible style. Postgraduates, professional statisticians and researchers in academia and industry will benefit from this book.
Haikady Nagaraja N. Measuring Agreement. Models, Methods, and Applications Haikady Nagaraja N. Measuring Agreement. Models, Methods, and Applications Новинка

Haikady Nagaraja N. Measuring Agreement. Models, Methods, and Applications

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Presents statistical methodologies for analyzing common types of data from method comparison experiments and illustrates their applications through detailed case studies Measuring Agreement: Models, Methods, and Applications features statistical evaluation of agreement between two or more methods of measurement of a variable with a primary focus on continuous data. The authors view the analysis of method comparison data as a two-step procedure where an adequate model for the data is found, and then inferential techniques are applied for appropriate functions of parameters of the model. The presentation is accessible to a wide audience and provides the necessary technical details and references. In addition, the authors present chapter-length explorations of data from paired measurements designs, repeated measurements designs, and multiple methods; data with covariates; and heteroscedastic, longitudinal, and categorical data. The book also: • Strikes a balance between theory and applications • Presents parametric as well as nonparametric methodologies • Provides a concise introduction to Cohen’s kappa coefficient and other measures of agreement for binary and categorical data • Discusses sample size determination for trials on measuring agreement • Contains real-world case studies and exercises throughout • Provides a supplemental website containing the related datasets and R code Measuring Agreement: Models, Methods, and Applications is a resource for statisticians and biostatisticians engaged in data analysis, consultancy, and methodological research. It is a reference for clinical chemists, ecologists, and biomedical and other scientists who deal with development and validation of measurement methods. This book can also serve as a graduate-level text for students in statistics and biostatistics.
Jozo Dujmović Soft Computing Evaluation Logic. The LSP Decision Method and Its Applications Jozo Dujmović Soft Computing Evaluation Logic. The LSP Decision Method and Its Applications Новинка

Jozo Dujmović Soft Computing Evaluation Logic. The LSP Decision Method and Its Applications

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A novel approach to decision engineering, with a verified framework for modeling human reasoning Soft Computing Evaluation Logic provides an in-depth examination of evaluation decision problems and presents comprehensive guidance toward the use of the Logic Scoring of Preference (LSP) method in modeling complex decision criteria. Fully aligned with current developments in computational intelligence, the discussion covers the design and use of LSP criteria for evaluation and comparison in diverse areas, such as search engines, medical conditions, real estate, space management, habitat mitigation projects in ecology, and land use and residential development suitability maps, with versatile transfer to other similar decision-modeling contexts. Human decision making is rife with fuzziness, imprecision, uncertainty, and half-truths—yet humans make evaluation decisions every day. In this book, such decision processes are observed, analyzed, and modeled. The result is graded logic, a soft computing mathematical infrastructure that provides both formal logic and semantic generalizations of classical Boolean logic. Graded logic is used for logic aggregation in the context of evaluation models consistent with observable properties of human reasoning. The LSP method, based on graded logic and logic aggregation, is a vital component of an industrial-strength decision engineering framework. Thus, the book: Provides detailed theoretical background for graded logic Provides a theory of logic aggregators Explains the LSP method for designing complex evaluation criteria and their use Shows techniques for evaluation, comparison, and selection of complex systems, as well as the cost/suitability analysis, optimization, sensitivity analysis, tradeoff analysis, and missingness-tolerant aggregation Includes a survey of available LSP software tools, including ISEE, ANSY and LSP.NT. With quantitative modeling of human reasoning, novel approaches to modeling decision criteria, and a verified decision engineering framework applicable to a broad array of applications, this book is an invaluable resource for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners working within the decision engineering realm.
Lehane D. A Drink Before The War Lehane D. A Drink Before The War Новинка

Lehane D. A Drink Before The War

Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro are tough private investigators who know the blue-collar neighbourhoods and ghettos of Boston's Dorchester section as only natives can. Working out of an old church belfry, Kenzie and Gennaro take on a seemingly simple assignment for a prominent politician: to uncover the whereabouts of Jenna Angeline, a black cleaning woman who has allegedly stolen confidential Statehouse documents. But finding Jenna proves easy compared to staying alive. The investigation escalates, uncovering a web of corruption extending from bombed-out ghetto streets to the highest levels of state government. With slick, hip dialogue and a lyrical narrative pocked by explosions of violence, A Drink Before the War confronts a city in which institutionalized bigotry and corruption are often the norm, and the true nature of 'racial incidents' is rarely clear. Dennis Lehane's remarkable debut is at once a pulsating crime thriller and a mirror of our world, one in which the worst human horrors are found closest to home, and the most vicious obscenities are committed in the name of love.
Sigmund Freud An Autobiographical Study Sigmund Freud An Autobiographical Study Новинка

Sigmund Freud An Autobiographical Study

2010 Reprint of 1927 First English Edition. Professor Freud's autobiography, first published in English in 1927, is written in his usual forceful, straightforward and frank style, which has now become so familiar to readers of psychoanalytic literature. The autobiography as a whole is really a condensed account of the development of the psychoanalytic concepts as they unfolded themselves in Professor Freud's mind, and he says this much of it and adds that "no personal experiences of mine are of any interest in comparison to my relation with that science."
Rongxing Guo An Introduction to the Chinese Economy. The Driving Forces Behind Modern Day China Rongxing Guo An Introduction to the Chinese Economy. The Driving Forces Behind Modern Day China Новинка

Rongxing Guo An Introduction to the Chinese Economy. The Driving Forces Behind Modern Day China

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This comprehensive overview of the modern Chinese economy by a noted expert from China offers a quality and breadth of coverage. In this book, the author provides an introduction to China's economy since 1949 and original insights based on his own extensive research. The book sets out to analyze and compare the operational mechanisms of the Chinese economy between the pre- and post-reform periods and through national, regional and local dimensions. Both positive and negative consequences of the Chinese economic transformation have been clarified. A multiregional comparison of the Chinese economy is conducted in terms of natural and human resources, institutional evolution, as well as economic and social performances. At last, some key issues relating to the inherent operational mechanisms of and the dynamic patterns of the Chinese economy are also discussed.
Doyle Arthur Conan A Visit to Three Fronts, June 1916. Observations, and Comparison of The British, Italian and French Lines Doyle Arthur Conan A Visit to Three Fronts, June 1916. Observations, and Comparison of The British, Italian and French Lines Новинка

Doyle Arthur Conan A Visit to Three Fronts, June 1916. Observations, and Comparison of The British, Italian and French Lines

In the course of May 1916, the Italian authorities expressed a desire that some independent observer from Great Britain should visit their lines and report his impressions. It was at the time when our brave and capable allies had sustained a set-back in the Trentino owing to a sudden concentration of the Austrians, supported by very heavy artillery. I was asked to undertake this mission. In order to carry it out properly, I stipulated that I should be allowed to visit the British lines first, so that I might have some standard of comparison. The War Office kindly assented to my request. Later I obtained permission to pay a visit to the French front as well. Thus it was my great good fortune, at the very crisis of the war, to visit the battle line of each of the three great Western allies. I only wish that it had been within my power to complete my experiences in this seat of war by seeing the gallant little Belgian army which has done so remarkably well upon the extreme left wing of the hosts of freedom.My experiences and impressions are here set down, and may have some small effect in counteracting those mischievous misunderstandings and mutual belittlements which are eagerly fomented by our cunning enemy. —Arthur Conan Doyle. Crowborough, July 1916.
Jessica Gurley R. Essentials of Rorschach Assessment. Comprehensive System and R-PAS Jessica Gurley R. Essentials of Rorschach Assessment. Comprehensive System and R-PAS Новинка

Jessica Gurley R. Essentials of Rorschach Assessment. Comprehensive System and R-PAS

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Essentials of Rorschach Assessment provides an invaluable resource for clinicians, offering the only step-by-step guidance toward all aspects of the Rorschach Comprehensive System and Rorschach Performance Assessment System (R-PAS). Beginning with an overview of the tests' history and development, the discussion delves into each test separately before placing the two side by side for direct comparison of administration, coding, and interpretation. The same case study is used for both tests, providing a start-to-finish example of how the Comprehensive System and R-PAS differ, and practical resources including checklists, charts, and sample forms help ease implementation, use, and transition. Thorough explanations break down the jargon and technical language to give clinicians a clearer understanding of both tests without sacrificing precision or depth of information, providing a quick and easy reference for Rorschach personality assessment.
Dale Blake Bitcoin Guide For Beginners. Bitcoin Trading and Mining Made Easy Dale Blake Bitcoin Guide For Beginners. Bitcoin Trading and Mining Made Easy Новинка

Dale Blake Bitcoin Guide For Beginners. Bitcoin Trading and Mining Made Easy

Not many of us are familiar with the bitcoins. In this book you will learn about some basics of bitcoins and their use. A brief overview of their merits and demerits is presented plus a comparison with the conventional currency systems and regulations. Bitcoin is a virtual, digital currency just like conventional currency but not printed. This model of currency is making its headway in the internet market because of ease and least regulations. While exchanging, you are not charged any fees as it is done in case of regular currencies. It can be said as a product of new globalized world in the form of single currency beyond the limitations imposed by the regional governments. It is a unique idea that will obviously inspire the whole world in the coming future.
Yi Huang Anechoic and Reverberation Chambers. Theory, Design, and Measurements Yi Huang Anechoic and Reverberation Chambers. Theory, Design, and Measurements Новинка

Yi Huang Anechoic and Reverberation Chambers. Theory, Design, and Measurements

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A comprehensive review of the recent advances in anechoic chamber and reverberation chamber designs and measurements Anechoic and Reverberation Chambers is a guide to the latest systematic solutions for designing anechoic chambers that rely on state-of-the-art computational electromagnetic algorithms. This essential resource contains a theoretical and practical understanding for electromagnetic compatibility and antenna testing. The solutions outlined optimise chamber performance in the structure, absorber layout and antenna positions whilst minimising the overall cost. The anechoic chamber designs are verified by measurement results from Microwave Vision Group that validate the accuracy of the solution. Anechoic and Reverberation Chambers fills this gap in the literature by providing a comprehensive reference to electromagnetic measurements, applications and over-the-air tests inside chambers. The expert contributors offer a summary of the latest developments in anechoic and reverberation chambers to help scientists and engineers apply the most recent technologies in the field. In addition, the book contains a comparison between reverberation and anechoic chambers and identifies their strengths and weaknesses. This important resource: • Provides a systematic solution for anechoic chamber design by using state-of-the-art computational electromagnetic algorithms • Examines both types of chamber in use: comparing and contrasting the advantages and disadvantages of each • Reviews typical over-the-air measurements and new applications in reverberation chambers • Offers a timely and complete reference written by authors working at the cutting edge of the technology • Contains helpful illustrations, photographs, practical examples and comparison between measurements and simulations Written for both academics and industrial engineers and designers, Anechoic and Reverberation Chambers explores the most recent advances in anechoic chamber and reverberation chamber designs and measurements.
Franco Taroni Data Analysis in Forensic Science. A Bayesian Decision Perspective Franco Taroni Data Analysis in Forensic Science. A Bayesian Decision Perspective Новинка

Franco Taroni Data Analysis in Forensic Science. A Bayesian Decision Perspective

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This is the first text to examine the use of statistical methods in forensic science and bayesian statistics in combination. The book is split into two parts: Part One concentrates on the philosophies of statistical inference. Chapter One examines the differences between the frequentist, the likelihood and the Bayesian perspectives, before Chapter Two explores the Bayesian decision-theoretic perspective further, and looks at the benefits it carries. Part Two then introduces the reader to the practical aspects involved: the application, interpretation, summary and presentation of data analyses are all examined from a Bayesian decision-theoretic perspective. A wide range of statistical methods, essential in the analysis of forensic scientific data is explored. These include the comparison of allele proportions in populations, the comparison of means, the choice of sampling size, and the discrimination of items of evidence of unknown origin into predefined populations. Throughout this practical appraisal there are a wide variety of examples taken from the routine work of forensic scientists. These applications are demonstrated in the ever-more popular R language. The reader is taken through these applied examples in a step-by-step approach, discussing the methods at each stage.
Cantot Pascal Simulation and Modeling of Systems of Systems Cantot Pascal Simulation and Modeling of Systems of Systems Новинка

Cantot Pascal Simulation and Modeling of Systems of Systems

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Systems engineering is the design of a complex interconnection of many elements (a system) to maximize a specific measure of system performance. It consists of two parts: modeling, in which each element of the system and its performance criteria are described; and optimization in which adjustable elements are tailored to allow peak performance. Systems engineering is applied to vast numbers of problems in industry and the military. An example of systems engineering at work is the control of the timing of thousands of city traffic lights to maximize traffic flow. The complex and intricate field of electronics and computers is perfectly suited for systems engineering analysis and in turn, advances in communications and computer technology have made more advanced systems engineering problems solvable. Thus, the two areas fed off of one another. This book is a basic introduction to the use of models and methods in the engineering design of systems. It is aimed at students as well as practicing engineers. The concept of the «systems of systems» is discussed extensively, after a critical comparison of the different definitions and a range of various practical illustrations. It also provides key answers as to what a system of systems is and how its complexity can be mastered.
Mahmoud Mansour Guide to Ruminant Anatomy. Dissection and Clinical Aspects Mahmoud Mansour Guide to Ruminant Anatomy. Dissection and Clinical Aspects Новинка

Mahmoud Mansour Guide to Ruminant Anatomy. Dissection and Clinical Aspects

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Guide to Ruminant Anatomy: Dissection and Clinical Aspectspresents a concise, clinically relevant reference to goat and cattle anatomy, with color schematic illustrations and embalmed arterially injected prosection images for comparison. Offers 244 color images depicting goat and cattle anatomy Provides selected line drawings correlated to dissection images of embalmed arterially injected specimens Takes a practical approach, with material organized by body system within each region Demonstrates the clinical relevance of basic anatomy Poses review questions in each chapter, with answers and videos provided on a companion website
Alfred Bartolucci Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data Alfred Bartolucci Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data Новинка

Alfred Bartolucci Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data

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Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data presents a detailed discussion of important statistical concepts and methods of data presentation and analysis Provides detailed discussions on statistical applications including a comprehensive package of statistical tools that are specific to the laboratory experiment process Introduces terminology used in many applications such as the interpretation of assay design and validation as well as “fit for purpose” procedures including real world examples Includes a rigorous review of statistical quality control procedures in laboratory methodologies and influences on capabilities Presents methodologies used in the areas such as method comparison procedures, limit and bias detection, outlier analysis and detecting sources of variation Analysis of robustness and ruggedness including multivariate influences on response are introduced to account for controllable/uncontrollable laboratory conditions
Francesco Faletra Anatomy of the Heart by Multislice Computed Tomography Francesco Faletra Anatomy of the Heart by Multislice Computed Tomography Новинка

Francesco Faletra Anatomy of the Heart by Multislice Computed Tomography

New MSCT machines produce a volume data set with the highest isotropic spatial resolution ever seen, offering superb 3D images of the entire heart and vessels. The texts currently available on cardiac CT imaging mainly focus on visualizing pathological aspects of coronary arteries. Anatomy of the Heart by Multislice Computed Tomography is the first text to bridge the gap between classical anatomy textbooks and CT textbooks, presenting a side-by-side comparison of ‘electronic’ dissection made by CT scanning and traditionally hand-made anatomical dissection. Focusing on the fundamentals as well as the details of cardiac anatomy in a clinical setting using MSCT, this is an invaluable reference for cardiac imaging trainees, cardiologists, radiologists, interventionists and electrophysiologists, providing a better understanding of the cardiac structures, coronary arteries and veins anatomy and their 3-dimensional spatial relationships.
Frederick Pollock Principles of contract at law and in equity Frederick Pollock Principles of contract at law and in equity Новинка

Frederick Pollock Principles of contract at law and in equity

Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания (издательство "Cincinnati : R. Clarke", 1881 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.Being a treatise on the general principles concerning the validity of agreements, with a special view to the comparison of law and equity, and with references to the Indian Contract Act, and occasionally to Roman, American, and continental law.
Richard Bradley A philosophical account of the works of nature Richard Bradley A philosophical account of the works of nature Новинка

Richard Bradley A philosophical account of the works of nature

Полный вариант заголовка: «A philosophical account of the works of nature : Endeavouring to fet forth the several gradations remarkable in the mineral, vegetable, and Animal parts of the creation : tending to the cmposition of a sсale of life : to which is added, an account of the state gardening, as is now in Great Britain, and other parts of Europe : together with several new experiments relating to the improvement of Barren Ground, and the propagating of Tiмвer-Trees, Fruit-Trees, etc. : with many curious cutts / By Richard Bradley».
Luzeaux Dominique Systems of Systems Luzeaux Dominique Systems of Systems Новинка

Luzeaux Dominique Systems of Systems

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In recent years, the systems designed to support activity in the fields of banking, health, transportation, space, aeronautics, defense, etc. have become increasingly larger and more complex. With the growing maturity of information and communication technologies, systems have been interconnected within growing networks, yielding new capabilities and services through the combination of system functionalities. This has led to a further increasing complexity that has to be managed in order to take advantage of these system integrations. The book is divided into two parts. The first part addresses the concept and practical illustrations of a “system of systems” and is a multidisciplinary introduction to the notion of a “systems of systems” that is discussed extensively in the current scientific and technical literature. After a critical comparison of the different definitions and a range of various practical illustrations, this part provides answers to key questions such as what a system of systems is and how its complexity can be mastered. The second part, described as “systems-of-systems engineering: methods and tools”, focuses on both engineering and modeling, and standardization issues that are critical to deal with the key steps in systems of systems engineering: namely eliciting stakeholder needs, architecture optimization, integration of constituent systems, qualification, and utilization.
Jules Gouffe The Book of Preserves. (Le Livre De Conserves) Containing Instructions for Preserving Meat, Fish, Vegetables, and Fruit and for the Preparation of Terrines, Galantines, Liquers, Syrups, Petit-Fours, Etc. Jules Gouffe The Book of Preserves. (Le Livre De Conserves) Containing Instructions for Preserving Meat, Fish, Vegetables, and Fruit and for the Preparation of Terrines, Galantines, Liquers, Syrups, Petit-Fours, Etc. Новинка

Jules Gouffe The Book of Preserves. (Le Livre De Conserves) Containing Instructions for Preserving Meat, Fish, Vegetables, and Fruit and for the Preparation of Terrines, Galantines, Liquers, Syrups, Petit-Fours, Etc.

This vintage volume contains a comprehensive guide to food preservation, with information on preserving fruit, meat, poultry, vegetables, and more. Written in clear, plain language and full of handy tips and simple instructions, this volume constitutes a fantastic resource for those with an interest in economical cookery, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of related literature. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on preserving food.
Moyal Pascal Stochastic Modeling and Analysis of Telecom Networks Moyal Pascal Stochastic Modeling and Analysis of Telecom Networks Новинка

Moyal Pascal Stochastic Modeling and Analysis of Telecom Networks

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This book addresses the stochastic modeling of telecommunication networks, introducing the main mathematical tools for that purpose, such as Markov processes, real and spatial point processes and stochastic recursions, and presenting a wide list of results on stability, performances and comparison of systems. The authors propose a comprehensive mathematical construction of the foundations of stochastic network theory: Markov chains, continuous time Markov chains are extensively studied using an original martingale-based approach. A complete presentation of stochastic recursions from an ergodic theoretical perspective is also provided, as well as spatial point processes. Using these basic tools, stability criteria, performance measures and comparison principles are obtained for a wide class of models, from the canonical M/M/1 and G/G/1 queues to more sophisticated systems, including the current “hot topics” of spatial radio networking, OFDMA and real-time networks. Contents 1. Introduction. Part 1: Discrete-time Modeling 2. Stochastic Recursive Sequences. 3. Markov Chains. 4. Stationary Queues. 5. The M/GI/1 Queue. Part 2: Continuous-time Modeling 6. Poisson Process. 7. Markov Process. 8. Systems with Delay. 9. Loss Systems. Part 3: Spatial Modeling 10. Spatial Point Processes.
Bruce Pauley F. Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini. Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century Bruce Pauley F. Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini. Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century Новинка

Bruce Pauley F. Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini. Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century

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The fourth edition of Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini: Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century presents an innovative comparison of the origins, development, and demise of the three forms of totalitarianism that emerged in twentieth-century Europe. Represents the only book that systematically compares all three infamous dictators of the twentieth century Provides the latest scholarship on the wartime goals of Hitler and Stalin as well as new information on the disintegration of the Soviet empire Compares the early lives of Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini, their ideologies, rise to and consolidation of power, and the organization and workings of their dictatorships Features topics organized by themes rather than strictly chronologically Includes a wealth of visual material to support the text, as well as a thorough Bibliographical Essay compiled by the author
John Wilkins A Companion to Food in the Ancient World John Wilkins A Companion to Food in the Ancient World Новинка

John Wilkins A Companion to Food in the Ancient World

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A Companion to Food in the Ancient World presents a comprehensive overview of the cultural aspects relating to the production, preparation, and consumption of food and drink in antiquity. • Provides an up-to-date overview of the study of food in the ancient world • Addresses all aspects of food production, distribution, preparation, and consumption during antiquity • Features original scholarship from some of the most influential North American and European specialists in Classical history, ancient history, and archaeology • Covers a wide geographical range from Britain to ancient Asia, including Egypt and Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, regions surrounding the Black Sea, and China • Considers the relationships of food in relation to ancient diet, nutrition, philosophy, gender, class, religion, and more
Paul Marnell Engineering Economics for the 21st Century Paul Marnell Engineering Economics for the 21st Century Новинка

Paul Marnell Engineering Economics for the 21st Century

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Provides a modern presentation that eliminates the seven limitations of past and present engineering economics texts: Contains the 12-FACTOR Calculator, an Excel spreadsheet designed by author to provide the values of the 12 factors of engineering economics for arbitrary values of i, g ( ), and N Contains the ANNUAL and PRESENT WORTH COMPARISON Calculators with Component Replacements forcomparing equipment purchase quotations Defines quasi-simple investments and presents a Step-by-Step procedure for calculating their IRRs and balances Presents a classification of the four common non-simple investments and provides Step-by-Step procedures for calculating their IRRs and balances Compares the different profitability measures for the same investment: pretax IRR, aftertax IRR, aftertax sensitivity analysis, net present value, accounting rate of return, benefit-cost ratio, and payback period
Conrad J. The Shadow Line = Теневая черта: повесть на английском языке Conrad J. The Shadow Line = Теневая черта: повесть на английском языке Новинка

Conrad J. The Shadow Line = Теневая черта: повесть на английском языке

«The Shadow Line — a short novel based at sea — was first published in 1916. It depicts the development of a young man upon taking a captaincy in the Orient, with the shadow line of the title representing the threshold of this development. Conrad also extensively uses irony by comparison in the work, with characters such as Captain Giles and the ship's «factotum» Ransome used to emphasise strengths and weaknesses of the protagonist.
Anthony Thompson Keith Fruit and Vegetables. Harvesting, Handling and Storage, 2 Volume Set Anthony Thompson Keith Fruit and Vegetables. Harvesting, Handling and Storage, 2 Volume Set Новинка

Anthony Thompson Keith Fruit and Vegetables. Harvesting, Handling and Storage, 2 Volume Set

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Completely revised, updated and enlarged, now encompassing two volumes, this third edition of Fruit and Vegetables reviews and evaluates, in comprehensive detail, postharvest aspects of a very wide international range of fresh fruit and vegetables as it applies to their physiology, quality, technology, harvest maturity determination, harvesting methods, packaging, postharvest treatments, controlled atmosphere storage, ripening and transportation. The new edition of this definitive work, which contains many full colour photographs, and details of species not covered in the previous editions, provides key practical and commercially-oriented information of great use in helping to ensure that fresh fruit and vegetables reach the retailer in optimum condition, with the minimum of deterioration and spoilage. With the constantly increasing experimental work throughout the world the book incorporates salient advances in the context of current work, as well as that dating back over a century, to give options to the reader to choose what is most relevant to their situation and needs. This is important because recommendations in the literature are often conflicting; part of the evaluation of the published results and reviews is to guide the reader to make suitable choices through discussion of the reasons for diverse recommendations. Also included is much more on the nutritional values of fruit and vegetables, and how these may vary and change postharvest. There is also additional information on the origin, domestication and taxonomy of fruit and vegetables, putting recommendations in context. Fruits and Vegetables 3e is essential reading for fruit and vegetable technologists, food scientists and food technologists, agricultural scientists, commercial growers, shippers, packhouse operatives and personnel within packaging companies. Researchers and upper level students in food science, food technology, plant and agricultural sciences will find a great deal of use within this popular book. All libraries in research establishments and universities where these subjects are studied and taught should have copies readily available for users.
Philip Ashurst R. Chemistry and Technology of Soft Drinks and Fruit Juices Philip Ashurst R. Chemistry and Technology of Soft Drinks and Fruit Juices Новинка

Philip Ashurst R. Chemistry and Technology of Soft Drinks and Fruit Juices

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Soft drinks and fruit juices are produced in almost every country in the world and their availability is remarkable. From the largest cities to some of the remotest villages, soft drinks are available in a variety of flavours and packaging. Over the last decade, soft drinks and fruit juices have been the subject of criticism by the health community and there is considerable pressure on beverage manufacturers to reduce, or even remove, the sugar content of these products. Chemistry and Technology of Soft Drinks and Fruit Juices, Third Edition provides an overview of the chemistry and technology of soft drinks and fruit juices, covering ingredients, processing, microbiology, traceability and packaging as well as global market trends. This fully revised edition now includes chapters on topics that have become prominent in the industry since publication of the previous edition namely: water use and treatment, and microbiology technologies. The book is directed at graduates in food science, chemistry or microbiology entering production, quality control, new product development or marketing in the beverage industry or in companies supplying ingredients or packaging materials to the beverage industry.
R. Foster Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States R. Foster Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States Новинка

R. Foster Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States

Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания, созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.Historical and juridical, with observations upon the ordinary provisions of state constitutions and a comparison with the constitutions of other countries.
Kurt Raaflaub A. Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World Kurt Raaflaub A. Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World Новинка

Kurt Raaflaub A. Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World

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Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World presents a cross-cultural comparison of the ways in which ancient civilizations thought about the past and recorded their own histories. Written by an international group of scholars working in many disciplines Truly cross-cultural, covering historical thinking and writing in ancient or early cultures across in East, South, and West Asia, the Mediterranean, and the Americas Includes historiography shaped by religious perspectives, including Judaism, early Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism
Welsh I. A Decent Ride Welsh I. A Decent Ride Новинка

Welsh I. A Decent Ride

A rampaging force of nature is wreaking havoc on the streets of Edinburgh, but has top shagger, drug-dealer, gonzo-porn-star and taxi-driver, ‘Juice’ Terry Lawson, finally met his match in Hurricane ‘Bawbag’?
Ekram Hossain Radio Resource Management in Multi-Tier Cellular Wireless Networks Ekram Hossain Radio Resource Management in Multi-Tier Cellular Wireless Networks Новинка

Ekram Hossain Radio Resource Management in Multi-Tier Cellular Wireless Networks

Providing an extensive overview of the radio resource management problem in femtocell networks, this invaluable book considers both code division multiple access femtocells and orthogonal frequency-division multiple access femtocells. In addition to incorporating current research on this topic, the book also covers technical challenges in femtocell deployment, provides readers with a variety of approaches to resource allocation and a comparison of their effectiveness, explains how to model various networks using Stochastic geometry and shot noise theory, and much more.
Stella Sandford Plato and Sex Stella Sandford Plato and Sex Новинка

Stella Sandford Plato and Sex

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What does the study of Plato’s dialogues tell us about the modern meaning of ‘sex’? How can recent developments in the philosophy of sex and gender help us read these ancient texts anew? Plato and Sex addresses these questions for the first time. Each chapter demonstrates how the modern reception of Plato’s works Ð in both mainstream and feminist philosophy and psychoanalytical theory Ð has presupposed a ‘natural-biological’ conception of what sex might mean. Through a critical comparison between our current understanding of sex and Plato’s notion of genos, Plato and Sex puts this presupposition into question. With its groundbreaking interpretations of the Republic, the Symposium and the Timaeus, this book opens up a new approach to sex as a philosophical concept. Including critical readings of the theories of sex and sexuation in Freud and Lacan, and relating such theories to Plato’s writings, Plato and Sex both questions our assumptions about sex and explains how those assumptions have coloured our understanding of Plato. What results is not only an original reading of some of the most prominent aspects of Plato’s philosophy, but a new attempt to think through the meaning of sex today.
Stella Sandford Plato and Sex Stella Sandford Plato and Sex Новинка

Stella Sandford Plato and Sex

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What does the study of Plato’s dialogues tell us about the modern meaning of ‘sex’? How can recent developments in the philosophy of sex and gender help us read these ancient texts anew? Plato and Sex addresses these questions for the first time. Each chapter demonstrates how the modern reception of Plato’s works Ð in both mainstream and feminist philosophy and psychoanalytical theory Ð has presupposed a ‘natural-biological’ conception of what sex might mean. Through a critical comparison between our current understanding of sex and Plato’s notion of genos, Plato and Sex puts this presupposition into question. With its groundbreaking interpretations of the Republic, the Symposium and the Timaeus, this book opens up a new approach to sex as a philosophical concept. Including critical readings of the theories of sex and sexuation in Freud and Lacan, and relating such theories to Plato’s writings, Plato and Sex both questions our assumptions about sex and explains how those assumptions have coloured our understanding of Plato. What results is not only an original reading of some of the most prominent aspects of Plato’s philosophy, but a new attempt to think through the meaning of sex today.
Alston Valerie, Valerie Alston Coconut Oil Recipes. Coconut Oil for Weight Loss, Health and Beauty Alston Valerie, Valerie Alston Coconut Oil Recipes. Coconut Oil for Weight Loss, Health and Beauty Новинка

Alston Valerie, Valerie Alston Coconut Oil Recipes. Coconut Oil for Weight Loss, Health and Beauty

Coconut oil is the edible oil extracted from the coconut fruit. The coconut fruit is known to be a very useful fruit and the coconut oil is one of the reasons why. The coconut oil has been proven to have many benefits to men already. This is why a lot of coconut oil products have already been manufactured and distributed in the market. Now, there are three major concerns that most individuals have nowadays that can be solved by coconut oil and these are weight loss issues, health issues and beauty issues. As a matter of fact, people are willing to spend a lot of their money only to find the solution to achieve a good health, a fit body and guaranteed beauty. There is actually no need for them to spend a lot since the benefits of coconut oil cannot only be achieved when they buy pre-packaged coconut oil products. The benefits of coconut oil to weight loss, health and beauty can be achieved by whipping up their own coconut oil recipes as well.
Edwin Trommelen, David Stephenson Davai! The Russians and Their Vodka Edwin Trommelen, David Stephenson Davai! The Russians and Their Vodka Новинка

Edwin Trommelen, David Stephenson Davai! The Russians and Their Vodka

You cannot separate Russians from their vodka or vodka from Russia. For over 600 years, this proud Slavic culture has - for good or ill - been inextricably bound up with their national drink. This has been expressed in literature, song, politics, history and every aspect of popular culture. In this comprehensive, quixotic and addictive book, Edwin Trommelen explores all facets of the Russian obsession with vodka. Peering chiefly through the lenses of history and literature, Trommelen offers up an appropriately complex and rich portrait. In addition, most all of the hundreds of wonderful quotes from literature, theater and poetry are presented in both their Russian original and English translation, making this also a useful guide to improving one's Russian through the lens of this ancient drink.
Joseph Caruso A. Analysis of Chemical Warfare Degradation Products Joseph Caruso A. Analysis of Chemical Warfare Degradation Products Новинка

Joseph Caruso A. Analysis of Chemical Warfare Degradation Products

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This book describes nerve agents and vesicants, their decomposition and their degradation products' chemistry as well as their toxicity including a list of detection techniques of nerve agents and their degradation products. This book will present their history, toxicity, comparison between different sample preparation methods, separation techniques, and detection methods all together in a short, easy to read book, tied together by a single group doing the writing and the editing to assure smooth transition from chapter to chapter, with sufficient Tables and literature references for the reader who looks to further detail.The text will illustrate the pluses and minuses of the various techniques with sufficient references for the reader to obtain extensive detail.
Egon Jonsson Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems. A Global Comparison Egon Jonsson Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems. A Global Comparison Новинка

Egon Jonsson Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems. A Global Comparison

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Written by a local health economics expert, each of the eight chapters in this timely handbook and ready reference describes the national healthcare system of a different industrialized country. In each case, the 4-5 specific policies with the highest impact on that respective country over the past 20-30 years are identified. In addition, the economic characteristics of each policy are described and, where possible, its success evaluated, discussing the current policy agenda. A final chapter summarizes and synthesizes the major points of the analysis. While the main focus is on economics, this guide is written in non-technical language for an audience of health policy decision makers or students of health policy, making it an invaluable contribution to the current debate surrounding the control of rising healthcare-related costs in the developed world.
Matthew Todd H. Separation of Enantiomers. Synthetic Methods Matthew Todd H. Separation of Enantiomers. Synthetic Methods Новинка

Matthew Todd H. Separation of Enantiomers. Synthetic Methods

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In one handy volume this handbook summarizes the most common synthetic methods for the separation of racemic mixtures, allowing an easy comparison of the different strategies described in the literature. Alongside classical methods, the authors also consider kinetic resolutions, dynamic kinetic resolutions, divergent reactions of a racemic mixture, and a number of «neglected» cases not covered elsewhere, such as the use of circularly polarized light, polymerizations, «ripening» processes, dynamic combinatorial chemistry, and several thermodynamic processes. The result is a thorough introduction to the field plus a long-needed, up-to-date overview of the chemical, biological, and physical methods and their applications. Newcomers to the field, students as well as experienced synthetic chemists will benefit from the highly didactic presentation: Every method is presented in detail, from relatively simple separation problems to advanced complex resolution methods.

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