improvement of anaerobic digesters using pre selected micro organisms



Jens Petter Nielsen Industrial Biotechnology. Microorganisms Jens Petter Nielsen Industrial Biotechnology. Microorganisms Новинка

Jens Petter Nielsen Industrial Biotechnology. Microorganisms

27671.21 руб.
The latest volume in the Advanced Biotechnology series provides an overview of the main production hosts and platform organisms used today as well as promising future cell factories in a two volume book. Alongside describing tools for genetic and metabolic engineering for strain improvement, the authors also impart topical information on computational tools, safety aspects and industrial-scale production. Following an introduction to general concepts, historical developments and future technologies, the text goes on to cover multi-purpose bacterial cell factories, including those organisms that exploit anaerobic biosynthetic power. Further chapters deal with microbes used for the production of high-value natural compounds and those obtained from alternative raw material sources, concluding with eukaryotic workhorses. Of interest to biotechnologists and microbiologists, as well as those working in the biotechnological, chemical, food and pharmaceutical industries.The latest volume in the Advanced Biotechnology series provides an overview of the main production hosts and platform organisms used today as well as promising future cell factories in a two volume book. Alongside describing tools for genetic and metabolic engineering for strain improvement, the authors also impart topical information on computational tools, safety aspects and industrial-scale production.Following an introduction to general concepts, historical developments and future technologies, the text goes on to cover multi-purpose bacterial cell factories, including those organisms that exploit anaerobic biosynthetic power. Further chapters deal with microbes used for the production of high-value natural compounds and those obtained from alternative raw material sources, concluding with eukaryotic workhorses. Of interest to biotechnologists and microbiologists, as well as those working in the biotechnological, chemical, food and pharmaceutical industries.
Samir Khanal Kumar Anaerobic Biotechnology for Bioenergy Production. Principles and Applications Samir Khanal Kumar Anaerobic Biotechnology for Bioenergy Production. Principles and Applications Новинка

Samir Khanal Kumar Anaerobic Biotechnology for Bioenergy Production. Principles and Applications

20936.56 руб.
Anaerobic biotechnology is a cost-effective and sustainable means of treating waste and wastewaters that couples treatment processes with the reclamation of useful by-products and renewable biofuels. This means of treating municipal, agricultural, and industrial wastes allows waste products to be converted to value-added products such as biofuels, biofertilizers, and other chemicals. Anaerobic Biotechnology for Bioenergy Production: Principles and Applications provides the reader with basic principles of anaerobic processes alongside practical uses of anaerobic biotechnology options. This book will be a valuable reference to any professional currently considering or working with anaerobic biotechnology options.
Salah Khalfallah Structural Analysis 1. Statically Determinate Structures Salah Khalfallah Structural Analysis 1. Statically Determinate Structures Новинка

Salah Khalfallah Structural Analysis 1. Statically Determinate Structures

10508.4 руб.
Using a general approach, this book supports the student to enable mastery of the methods of analysis of isostatic and hyperstatic structures. To show the performance of the methods of analysis of the hyperstatic structures, selected beams, gantries and reticular structures are selected and subjected to a comparative study by the different methods of analysis of the hyperstatic structures.
Ackmez Mudhoo Biogas Production. Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion Ackmez Mudhoo Biogas Production. Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion Новинка

Ackmez Mudhoo Biogas Production. Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

16202.05 руб.
This volume covers the most cutting-edge pretreatment processes being used and studied today for the production of biogas during anaerobic digestion processes using different feedstocks, in the most efficient and economical methods possible. As an increasingly important piece of the «energy pie,» biogas and other biofuels are being used more and more around the world in every conceivable area of industry and could be a partial answer to the energy problem and the elimination of global warming.
Tugrul Özel Micro-Manufacturing. Design and Manufacturing of Micro-Products Tugrul Özel Micro-Manufacturing. Design and Manufacturing of Micro-Products Новинка

Tugrul Özel Micro-Manufacturing. Design and Manufacturing of Micro-Products

10699.47 руб.
This book is the first of its kind to collectively address design-based and mechanical micro-manufacturing topics in one place. It focuses on design and materials selection, as well as the manufacturing of micro-products using mechanical-based micro-manufacturing process technologies. After addressing the fundamentals and non-metallic-based micro-manufacturing processes in the semiconductor industry, it goes on to address specific metallic-based micro-manufacturing processes, such as: micro-forming, micro-machining, micro-molding, micro-laser processing, micro-layered manufacturing, micro-joining, micro-assembly and materials handling, and microEDM and ECM. The book provides an in-depth understanding of materials behavior at micro-scales and under different micro-scale processing conditions, while also including a wide variety of emerging micro-scale manufacturing issues and examples.
Narendra Tuteja Improving Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stress Narendra Tuteja Improving Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stress Новинка

Narendra Tuteja Improving Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stress

47333.71 руб.
The latest update on improving crop resistance to abiotic stress using the advanced key methods of proteomics, genomics and metabolomics. The wellbalanced international mix of contributors from industry and academia cover work carried out on individual crop plants, while also including studies of model organisms that can then be applied to specific crop plants
Отсутствует The third report of the Committee of the society for the improvement of prison discipline and for the reformation of juvenile offenders Отсутствует The third report of the Committee of the society for the improvement of prison discipline and for the reformation of juvenile offenders Новинка

Отсутствует The third report of the Committee of the society for the improvement of prison discipline and for the reformation of juvenile offenders

0 руб.
Полный вариант заголовка: «The third report of the Committee of the society for the improvement of prison discipline and for the reformation of juvenile offenders : 1821 : with an appendix».
Reza Razeghifard Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis. Solar Power as an Energy Source Reza Razeghifard Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis. Solar Power as an Energy Source Новинка

Reza Razeghifard Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis. Solar Power as an Energy Source

9684.78 руб.
This technical book explores current and future applications of solar power as an unlimited source of energy that earth receives every day. Photosynthetic organisms have learned to utilize this abundant source of energy by converting it into high-energy biochemical compounds. Inspired by the efficient conversion of solar energy into an electron flow, attempts have been made to construct artificial photosynthetic systems capable of establishing a charge separation state for generating electricity or driving chemical reactions. Another important aspect of photosynthesis is the CO2 fixation and the production of high energy compounds. Photosynthesis can produce biomass using solar energy while reducing the CO2 level in air. Biomass can be converted into biofuels such as biodiesel and bioethanol. Under certain conditions, photosynthetic organisms can also produce hydrogen gas which is one of the cleanest sources of energy.
Lue Neal Telomerases. Chemistry, Biology and Clinical Applications Lue Neal Telomerases. Chemistry, Biology and Clinical Applications Новинка

Lue Neal Telomerases. Chemistry, Biology and Clinical Applications

10470.19 руб.
This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date review and evaluation of the contemporary status of telomerase research. Chapters in this volume cover the basic structure, mechanisms, and diversity of the essential and regulatory subunits of telomerase. Other topics include telomerase biogenesis, transcriptional and post-translational regulation, off-telomere functions of telomerase and the role of telomerase in cellular senescence, aging and cancer. Its relationship to retrotransposons, a class of mobile genetic elements that shares similarities with telomerase and serves as telomeres in selected organisms, are also reviewed.
Anne-Genevieve Bagneres Chemical Ecology Anne-Genevieve Bagneres Chemical Ecology Новинка

Anne-Genevieve Bagneres Chemical Ecology

9831.25 руб.
The book features comparative perspectives on the field of chemical ecology, present and future, offered by scientists from a wide variety of disciplines. The scientists contributing to this book –biologists, ecologists, biochemists, chemists, biostatisticians – are interested in marine, freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems and work on life forms ranging from micro-organisms to mammals, including humans, living in areas from the tropics to polar regions. Here, they cross their analyses of the present state of chemical ecology and its perspectives for the future. Those presented here include complex, multispecies communities and cover a wide range both of organisms and of the types of molecules that mediate the interactions between them. Up to now, no book has presented a solid scientific treatment of a wide range of examples. This book illustrates a diverse panel of the most advanced aspects of this rapidly expanding field.
Noriyuki Satoh Developmental Genomics of Ascidians Noriyuki Satoh Developmental Genomics of Ascidians Новинка

Noriyuki Satoh Developmental Genomics of Ascidians

10045.42 руб.
The simplicity and lack of redundancy in their regulatory genes have made ascidians one of the most useful species in studying developmental genomics. In Developmental Genomics of Ascidians, Dr. Noriyuki Satoh explains the developmental genomics of ascidians, stresses the simplicity of Ciona developmental system, and emphasizes single-cell level analyses. This book actively accentuates the advantages of using ascidians as model organisms in an up-and-coming field of developmental genomics.
Provost Lloyd P. The Health Care Data Guide. Learning from Data for Improvement Provost Lloyd P. The Health Care Data Guide. Learning from Data for Improvement Новинка

Provost Lloyd P. The Health Care Data Guide. Learning from Data for Improvement

7260.35 руб.
The Health Care Data Guide is designed to help students and professionals build a skill set specific to using data for improvement of health care processes and systems. Even experienced data users will find valuable resources among the tools and cases that enrich The Health Care Data Guide. Practical and step-by-step, this book spotlights statistical process control (SPC) and develops a philosophy, a strategy, and a set of methods for ongoing improvement to yield better outcomes. Provost and Murray reveal how to put SPC into practice for a wide range of applications including evaluating current process performance, searching for ideas for and determining evidence of improvement, and tracking and documenting sustainability of improvement. A comprehensive overview of graphical methods in SPC includes Shewhart charts, run charts, frequency plots, Pareto analysis, and scatter diagrams. Other topics include stratification and rational sub-grouping of data and methods to help predict performance of processes. Illustrative examples and case studies encourage users to evaluate their knowledge and skills interactively and provide opportunity to develop additional skills and confidence in displaying and interpreting data. Companion Web site: www.josseybass.com/go/provost
Essential English Dictionary Essential English Dictionary Новинка

Essential English Dictionary

770 руб.
The new dictionary for beginner to pre-intermediate learns of English - EASY: easy explanations of words, using simple language - HELPFUL: thousands of short, clear examples show you how to use words - COLOUR PICTURES: hundreds of pictures to make learning words easy - PHRASAL VERBS EXTRA: 5 pages of the most important phrasal verbs for you to learn. Издание полностью на английском языке.
Jie Han Principles and Practice of Ground Improvement Jie Han Principles and Practice of Ground Improvement Новинка

Jie Han Principles and Practice of Ground Improvement

11651.72 руб.
Gain a stronger foundation with optimal ground improvement Before you break ground on a new structure, you need to analyze the structure of the ground. Expert analysis and optimization of the geo-materials on your site can mean the difference between a lasting structure and a school in a sinkhole. Sometimes problematic geology is expected because of the location, but other times it's only unearthed once construction has begun. You need to be able to quickly adapt your project plan to include an improvement to unfavorable ground before the project can safely continue. Principles and Practice of Ground Improvement is the only comprehensive, up-to-date compendium of solutions to this critical aspect of civil engineering. Dr. Jie Han, registered Professional Engineer and preeminent voice in geotechnical engineering, is the ultimate guide to the methods and best practices of ground improvement. Han walks you through various ground improvement solutions and provides theoretical and practical advice for determining which technique fits each situation. Follow examples to find solutions to complex problems Complete homework problems to tackle issues that present themselves in the field Study design procedures for each technique to simplify field implementation Brush up on modern ground improvement technologies to keep abreast of all available options Principles and Practice of Ground Improvement can be used as a textbook, and includes Powerpoint slides for instructors. It's also a handy field reference for contractors and installers who actually implement plans. There are many ground improvement solutions out there, but there is no single right answer to every situation. Principles and Practice of Ground Improvement will give you the information you need to analyze the problem, then design and implement the best possible solution.
Arben Merkoci Biosensing Using Nanomaterials Arben Merkoci Biosensing Using Nanomaterials Новинка

Arben Merkoci Biosensing Using Nanomaterials

14902.83 руб.
An interdisciplinary approach to one of the hottest topics in nanotechnology and nanoscience Biosensing Using Nanomaterials introduces novel concepts in the area of bioanalysis based on nanomaterials, opening new opportunities for basic research and new tools for real bioanalytical applications. In fifteen chapters, readers are introduced to the most successful nanomaterials used so far in biosensing, including carbon nanotubes, nanoparticles, and nanochannels. Each chapter provides a theoretical overview of the topic, a discussion of the published data relating to the bioanalytical system, and a selected list of references for further investigation. The result is a book that provides a comprehensive forum of interest to scientists, engineers, researchers, manufacturers, teachers, and students. Biosensing Using Nanomaterials is an important resource for a broad audience involved in the research, teaching, learning, and practice of integrating nanomaterials into biosensing systems for clinical, environmental, and industrial applications.
William Pitt General view of the agriculture of the county Stafford William Pitt General view of the agriculture of the county Stafford Новинка

William Pitt General view of the agriculture of the county Stafford

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Полный вариант заголовка: «General view of the agriculture of the county Stafford : with observations on the means of its improvement : drawn up for the consideration of the board of agriculture and internal improvement : with the additional remarks of several respectable gentlemen and farmers in the county. / by W. Pitt».
Wood Brian J.B. Lactic Acid Bacteria. Biodiversity and Taxonomy Wood Brian J.B. Lactic Acid Bacteria. Biodiversity and Taxonomy Новинка

Wood Brian J.B. Lactic Acid Bacteria. Biodiversity and Taxonomy

19713.77 руб.
The lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are a group of related micro-organisms that are enormously important in the food and beverage industries. Generally regarded as safe for human consumption (and, in the case of probiotics, positively beneficial to human health), the LAB have been used for centuries, and continue to be used worldwide on an industrial scale, in food fermentation processes, including yoghurt, cheeses, fermented meats and vegetables, where they ferment carbohydrates in the foods, producing lactic acid and creating an environment unsuitable for food spoilage organisms and pathogens to survive. The shelf life of the product is thereby extended, but of course these foods are also enjoyed around the world for their organoleptic qualities. They are also important to the brewing and winemaking industries, where they are often undesirable intruders but can in specific cases have desirable benefits. The LAB are also used in producing silage and other agricultural animal feeds. Clinically, they can improve the digestive health of young animals, and also have human medical applications. This book provides a much-needed and comprehensive account of the current knowledge of the lactic acid bacteria, covering the taxonomy and relevant biochemistry, physiology and molecular biology of these scientifically and commercially important micro-organisms. It is directed to bringing together the current understanding concerning the organisms’ remarkable diversity within a seemingly rather constrained compass. The genera now identified as proper members of the LAB are treated in dedicated chapters, and the species properly recognized as members of each genus are listed with detailed descriptions of their principal characteristics. Each genus and species is described using a standardized format, and the relative importance of each species in food, agricultural and medical applications is assessed. In addition, certain other bacterial groups (such as Bifidobacterium) often associated with the LAB are given in-depth coverage. The book will also contribute to a better understanding and appreciation of the role of LAB in the various ecological ecosystems and niches that they occupy. In summary, this volume gathers together information designed to enable the organisms’ fullest industrial, nutritional and medical applications. Lactic Acid Bacteria: Biodiversity and Taxonomy is an essential reference for research scientists, biochemists and microbiologists working in the food and fermentation industries and in research institutions. Advanced students of food science and technology will also find it an indispensable guide to the subject.
Richard Schonberger J. Best Practices in Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement. A Deeper Look Richard Schonberger J. Best Practices in Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement. A Deeper Look Новинка

Richard Schonberger J. Best Practices in Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement. A Deeper Look

3184.37 руб.
Best Practices in Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement reveals how to refocus lean/six sigma processes on what author Richard Schonberger—world-renowned process improvement pioneer—calls «the Golden Goals»: better quality, quicker response, greater flexibility, and higher value. This manual shows you how it can be done, employing success stories of over 100 companies including Apple, Illinois Tool Works, Dell, Inc., and Wal-Mart, all of which have established themselves as the new, global «Kings of Lean,» surpassing even Toyota in long-term improvement.
Roger L. H. Dennis A Resource-Based Habitat View for Conservation. Butterflies in the British Landscape Roger L. H. Dennis A Resource-Based Habitat View for Conservation. Butterflies in the British Landscape Новинка

Roger L. H. Dennis A Resource-Based Habitat View for Conservation. Butterflies in the British Landscape

2138.84 руб.
Winner of the Marsh Book of the Year Award 2012 by the British Ecological Society. In A Resource-Based Habitat View for Conservation Roger Dennis introduces a novel approach to the understanding of habitats based on resources and conditions required by organisms and their access to them, a quantum shift from simplistic and ineffectual notions of habitats as vegetation units or biotopes. In drawing attention to what organisms actually use and need in landscapes, it focuses on resource composition, structure and connectedness, all of which describe habitat quality and underpin landscape heterogeneity. This contrasts with the current bipolar view of landscapes made up of habitat patches and empty matrix but illustrates how such a metapopulation approach of isolated patchworks can grow by adopting the new habitat viewpoint. The book explores principles underlying this new definition of habitat, and the impact of habitat components on populations, species’ distributions, geographical ranges and range changes, with a view to conserving resources in landscapes for whole communities. It does this using the example of butterflies – the most alluring of insects, flagship organisms and key indicators of environmental health – in the British Isles, where they have been studied most intensively. The book forms essential reading for students, researchers and practitioners in ecology and conservation, particularly those concerned with managing sites and landscapes for wildlife.
Moira Inkelas Improvement Science in Evaluation: Methods and Uses. New Directions for Evaluation, Number 153 Moira Inkelas Improvement Science in Evaluation: Methods and Uses. New Directions for Evaluation, Number 153 Новинка

Moira Inkelas Improvement Science in Evaluation: Methods and Uses. New Directions for Evaluation, Number 153

2111.34 руб.
While improvement science has experienced a surge of interest over the past 30 years, applications of it are rare in the evaluation literature. This issue promotes the cross-fertilization of ideas, techniques, and tools between evaluation and improvement science. There are at least four areas where this cross-fertilization is particularly relevant: learning from error, examining variation, appreciating context, and focusing on systems change. This volume considers: the conceptual similarities and distinctions between improvement science and evaluation; the intellectual foundations, methods, and tools that collectively comprise improvement science; and case chapters that offer an inspiring review of state-of-the-art improvement science applications. Cutting across all of these applications is a shared grounding in systems thinking, a determination to capture and better understand variation and contextual complexity, as well as a sustained commitment to generative learning about projects and programs—all issues of great concern to evaluators. The issue offers producers and users of evaluations the potential benefits of a closer engagement with improvement science. This is the 153rd issue in the New Directions for Evaluation series from Jossey-Bass. It is an official publication ofthe American Evaluation Association.
Jacob Feldman Films and Levels. Human Being Theory applied Jacob Feldman Films and Levels. Human Being Theory applied Новинка

Jacob Feldman Films and Levels. Human Being Theory applied

400 руб.
Every serious course contains a textbook and a problem-solving book. This is a solving-problems book after textbook named “Human Being Theory (for Dummies)”. Author analyzes 15 selected films (1994—2016) using concepts of levels and temperaments from the textbook.
Michael Taylor Forensic Biomechanics Michael Taylor Forensic Biomechanics Новинка

Michael Taylor Forensic Biomechanics

8079.17 руб.
Biomechanics is the application of mechanical principles to living organisms, and it is one of the most exciting and fastest growing research areas. In forensic science, it is biomechanics that explains trauma to the body at a crime scene or the fracture of fibers and textiles, and helps interpret blood spatter. Forensic Biomechanics is a comprehensive overview of the role of biomechanics in forensics. Well-illustrated with real-life case studies, and using a multidisciplinary approach, this unique book is an invaluable reference for practicing forensic scientists, lawyers, and researchers.
Amitava Mitra Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement Amitava Mitra Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement Новинка

Amitava Mitra Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement

10922.84 руб.
A statistical approach to the principles of quality control and management Incorporating modern ideas, methods, and philosophies of quality management, Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement, Fourth Edition presents a quantitative approach to management-oriented techniques and enforces the integration of statistical concepts into quality assurance methods. Utilizing a sound theoretical foundation and illustrating procedural techniques through real-world examples, the timely new edition bridges the gap between statistical quality control and quality management. Promoting a unique approach, the book focuses on the use of experimental design concepts as well as the Taguchi method for creating product/process designs that successfully incorporate customer needs, improve lead time, and reduce costs. The Fourth Edition of Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement also includes: New topical coverage on risk-adjustment, capability indices, model building using regression, and survival analysis Updated examples and exercises that enhance the readers’ understanding of the concepts Discussions on the integration of statistical concepts to decision making in the realm of quality assurance Additional concepts, tools, techniques, and issues in the field of health care and health care quality A unique display and analysis of customer satisfaction data through surveys with strategic implications on decision making, based on the degree of satisfaction and the degree of importance of survey items Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement, Fourth Edition is an ideal book for undergraduate and graduate-level courses in management, technology, and engineering. The book also serves as a valuable reference for practitioners and professionals interested in expanding their knowledge of statistical quality control, quality assurance, product/process design, total quality management, and/or Six Sigma training in quality improvement.
Donald Quicke L.J. Mimicry, Crypsis, Masquerade and other Adaptive Resemblances Donald Quicke L.J. Mimicry, Crypsis, Masquerade and other Adaptive Resemblances Новинка

Donald Quicke L.J. Mimicry, Crypsis, Masquerade and other Adaptive Resemblances

6917.8 руб.
Deals with all aspects of adaptive resemblance Full colour Covers everything from classic examples of Batesian, Mullerian, aggressive and sexual mimicries through to human behavioural and microbial molecular deceptions Highlights areas where additonal work or specific exeprimentation could be fruitful Includes, animals, plants, micro-organisms and humans
Michael Todinov Methods for Reliability Improvement and Risk Reduction Michael Todinov Methods for Reliability Improvement and Risk Reduction Новинка

Michael Todinov Methods for Reliability Improvement and Risk Reduction

13756.46 руб.
Reliability is one of the most important attributes for the products and processes of any company or organization. This important work provides a powerful framework of domain-independent reliability improvement and risk reducing methods which can greatly lower risk in any area of human activity. It reviews existing methods for risk reduction that can be classified as domain-independent and introduces the following new domain-independent reliability improvement and risk reduction methods: Separation Stochastic separation Introducing deliberate weaknesses Segmentation Self-reinforcement Inversion Reducing the rate of accumulation of damage Permutation Substitution Limiting the space and time exposure Comparative reliability models The domain-independent methods for reliability improvement and risk reduction do not depend on the availability of past failure data, domain-specific expertise or knowledge of the failure mechanisms underlying the failure modes. Through numerous examples and case studies, this invaluable guide shows that many of the new domain-independent methods improve reliability at no extra cost or at a low cost. Using the proven methods in this book, any company and organisation can greatly enhance the reliability of its products and operations.
Pedro Barbosa Insect Histology. Practical Laboratory Techniques Pedro Barbosa Insect Histology. Practical Laboratory Techniques Новинка

Pedro Barbosa Insect Histology. Practical Laboratory Techniques

11286.94 руб.
This title is a much needed update of Barbosa's self-published Manual of Basic Techniques in Insect Histology. It is a laboratory manual of 'traditional' and 'modern' insect histology techniques, completely revised using cutting-edge methodology carried out today and includes new immunohistochemical techniques not previously looked at. Insect Histology is designed as a resource for student and professional researchers, in academia and industry, who require basic information on the procedures that are essential for the histological display of the tissues of insects and related organisms.
Evans Virginia, Dooley Jenny Enterprise Plus. Grammar Book. Pre-Intermediate Evans Virginia, Dooley Jenny Enterprise Plus. Grammar Book. Pre-Intermediate Новинка

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886 руб.
Enterprise Plus Pre-Intermediate Grammar gives students at Pre-Intermediate level clear explanations and practice of English grammar.
Evans V. Reading Writing 3. Teacher`s book. Pre-Intermediate Evans V. Reading Writing 3. Teacher`s book. Pre-Intermediate Новинка

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427 руб.
Вашему вниманию предлагается книга для учителя "Reading & Writing Targets 3: Teacher's Book". Reading & Writing Targets 3, for learners of English at Pre-Intermediate level, provides systematic development of students’ reading and writing skills. The book consists of 18 units and is planned to be taught in 40 - 45 teaching hours. The topics of the units have been carefully selected to appeal to and motivate learners at Pre-Intermediate level. Each unit begins with a text, based on a real-life communicative situation, which not only develops reading skills but also serves as a model for the students’ own written work.
Maureen McCarthy A. Using Quality Benchmarks for Assessing and Developing Undergraduate Programs Maureen McCarthy A. Using Quality Benchmarks for Assessing and Developing Undergraduate Programs Новинка

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3786.03 руб.
Praise for Using Quality Benchmarks for Assessing and Developing Undergraduate Programs «This welcome volume provides discipline-friendly, carefully crafted frameworks for focusing faculty and staff on the dimensions that matter to student learning and institutional effectiveness.» —George D. Kuh, Chancellor's Professor and director, Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research «A welcome contrast to narrow, mechanical views of assessment, this volume provides a comprehensive model for academic program improvement. Readers will find a powerful framework, flexible tools, and a human touch that brings the whole process to life.» —Pat Hutchings, former vice president, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching «Comprehensive in its scope, detailed in its research and analysis, practical in its examples and recommendations, this book provides a refreshingly developmental approach to program assessment and improvement.» —Timothy Riordan, associate provost, Alverno College
Joan Dessinger C. Fundamentals of Performance Improvement. Optimizing Results through People, Process, and Organizations Joan Dessinger C. Fundamentals of Performance Improvement. Optimizing Results through People, Process, and Organizations Новинка

Joan Dessinger C. Fundamentals of Performance Improvement. Optimizing Results through People, Process, and Organizations

7715.08 руб.
Fundamentals of Performance Improvement is a substantially new version of the down-to-earth, how-to guide designed to help business leaders, practitioners, and students understand the science and art of performance technology and successfully implement organizational and societal change. Using the Performance Improvement / Human Performance Technology (HPT) model, the expert authors explain step-by-step how to spot performance indicators, analyze problems, identify underlying causes, describe desired results, and create workable solutions. «It does not matter what function you align yourself to in your organization, this book allows you to tap into the secrets that drive organizational success. Several books work to define what is performance improvement and performance technology. This one also provides insights into the Why? And How?» —Cedric T. Coco, CPT, SVP, Learning and Organizational Effectiveness, Lowe's Companies «Fundamentals of Performance Improvement is full of practical models and tools for improving the world by partnering with customers, clients, constituents, and colleagues. It provides a path forward for successful transformation and performance improvement at personal, group and collective levels. It is a must read for leaders and consultants seeking to advance opportunities in new and emerging situations.» —Diana Whitney, PhD, president, Corporation for Positive Change «If you have an interest in performance improvement, this is simply the best available book on the topic. It addresses the science and craft as well as the intricacies of how to improve workplace performance. Van Tiem, Moseley, and Dessinger have incorporated into this work the best available research on the Certified Performance Technology (CPT) standards and process.» —James A. Pershing, Ph.D., CPT, professor emeritus, Workplace Learning and Performance Improvement, Indiana University «Its international flavor, with practitioner comments and examples drawn from across the world, enhances its appeal as more and more professionals operate in an increasingly global context.» —Daljit Singh, Asia Pacific Director of Talent Management, Baker & McKenzie, Sydney, Australia This book includes premium content that can beaccessed from our Web site when you register at www.pfeiffer.com/go/vantiem using the password professional.
Roger Mazze Staged Diabetes Management Roger Mazze Staged Diabetes Management Новинка

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12813.1 руб.
This new edition of the successful Staged Diabetes Management will again address the prominent issues of primary care diabetes management based on the International Diabetes Center’s “Staged Diabetes Management” program, which it advocates as part of its mission statement. This systematic treatment program consists of practical solutions to the detection and treatment of diabetes, its complications, and such areas as metabolic syndrome, pre-diabete,s and diabetes in children using evidence-based medicine. The text reviews the fundamental basis of diabetes management and then addresses treatment of each type of diabetes and the major micro- and macrovascular complications.
Narendra Tuteja Improving Crop Productivity in Sustainable Agriculture Narendra Tuteja Improving Crop Productivity in Sustainable Agriculture Новинка

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16016.72 руб.
An up-to-date overview of current progress in improving crop quality and quantity using modern methods. With a particular emphasis on genetic engineering, this text focusses on crop improvement under adverse conditions, paying special attention to such staple crops as rice, maize, and pulses. It includes an excellent mix of specific examples, such as the creation of nutritionally-fortified rice and a discussion of the political and economic implications of genetically engineered food. The result is a must-have hands-on guide, ideally suited for the biotech and agro industries.
Thomas DeRosa F. Advances in Polymer Chemistry and Methods Reported in Recent US Patents Thomas DeRosa F. Advances in Polymer Chemistry and Methods Reported in Recent US Patents Новинка

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13450.76 руб.
The objective of this book is to convey to academic and industrial researchers and students advances in synthetic and characterization methods in 9 selected areas of polymer chemistry reported in 2007-2008 US Patents. It reviews the impact of newer bulk anionic, cationic, and free radical polymerization methods within selected industrial applications. Bulk and surface crosslinking agents using selected bi- and tri-functional reagents, photochemical methods, or free radical agents are also reviewed. Finally, there is a separate section on cationic and cationic ring opening polymerization reactions describing di- and tri-heterocyclic monomers and their use in medical devices.
Potter Beatrix Selected Tales from Beatrix Potter Potter Beatrix Selected Tales from Beatrix Potter Новинка

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523 руб.
A wonderful collection of four of the most popular classic Beatrix Potter tales presented in a luxurious padded format. Selected tales include "The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes, The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan, " and "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse" and features original stunning artwork throughout.
Alan Johnson Recommendations for Design and Analysis of Earth Structures using Geosynthetic Reinforcements - EBGEO Alan Johnson Recommendations for Design and Analysis of Earth Structures using Geosynthetic Reinforcements - EBGEO Новинка

Alan Johnson Recommendations for Design and Analysis of Earth Structures using Geosynthetic Reinforcements - EBGEO

9782.37 руб.
The completely revised and extended Recommendations deal with all questions relevant to the planning and dimensioning of geosynthetics-reinforced earth structures. In addition to the demands on materials and analysis principles, the applications of geosynthetics in a range of foundation systems, ground improvement measures, highways engineering projects, in slopes and retaining structures, and in landfill engineering are discussed. The Recommendations have been supplemented by the following sections: – reinforced earth structures over point or linear bearing elements, – foundation systems using geotextile-encased columns, – bridging subsidence, – dynamic actions of geosynthetic-reinforced systems. The remaining sections have been fundamentally revised and updated in line with current standards and codes of practice.
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The lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are a group of related micro-organisms that are enormously important in the food and beverage industries. Generally regarded as safe for human consumption (and, in the case of probiotics, positively beneficial to human health), the LAB have been used for centuries, and continue to be used worldwide on an industrial scale, in food fermentation processes, including yoghurt, cheeses, fermented meats and vegetables, where they ferment carbohydrates in the foods, producing lactic acid and creating an environment unsuitable for food spoilage organisms and pathogens to survive. The shelf life of the product is thereby extended, but of course these foods are also enjoyed around the world for their organoleptic qualities. They are also important to the brewing and winemaking industries, where they are often undesirable intruders but can in specific cases have desirable benefits. The LAB are also used in producing silage and other agricultural animal feeds. Clinically, they can improve the digestive health of young animals, and also have human medical applications. This book provides a much-needed and comprehensive account of the current knowledge of the lactic acid bacteria, covering the taxonomy and relevant biochemistry, physiology and molecular biology of these scientifically and commercially important micro-organisms. It is directed to bringing together the current understanding concerning the organisms’ remarkable diversity within a seemingly rather constrained compass. The genera now identified as proper members of the LAB are treated in dedicated chapters, and the species properly recognized as members of each genus are listed with detailed descriptions of their principal characteristics. Each genus and species is described using a standardized format, and the relative importance of each species in food, agricultural and medical applications is assessed. In addition, certain other bacterial groups (such as Bifidobacterium) often associated with the LAB are given in-depth coverage. The book will also contribute to a better understanding and appreciation of the role of LAB in the various ecological ecosystems and niches that they occupy. In summary, this volume gathers together information designed to enable the organisms’ fullest industrial, nutritional and medical applications. Lactic Acid Bacteria: Biodiversity and Taxonomy is an essential reference for research scientists, biochemists and microbiologists working in the food and fermentation industries and in research institutions. Advanced students of food science and technology will also find it an indispensable guide to the subject.
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