Information Sources in Engineering

Author: Roderick A. Macleod,Jim Corlett

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110930765

Category: Reference

Page: 703

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The current, thoroughly revised and updated edition of this approved title, evaluates information sources in the field of technology. It provides the reader not only with information of primary and secondary sources, but also analyses the details of information from all the important technical fields, including environmental technology, biotechnology, aviation and defence, nanotechnology, industrial design, material science, security and health care in the workplace, as well as aspects of the fields of chemistry, electro technology and mechanical engineering. The sources of information presented also contain publications available in printed and electronic form, such as books, journals, electronic magazines, technical reports, dissertations, scientific reports, articles from conferences, meetings and symposiums, patents and patent information, technical standards, products, electronic full text services, abstract and indexing services, bibliographies, reviews, internet sources, reference works and publications of professional associations. Information Sources in Engineering is aimed at librarians and information scientists in technical fields as well as non-professional information specialists, who have to provide information about technical issues. Furthermore, this title is of great value to students and people with technical professions.
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History of Linguistics 2002

Selected Papers from the Ninth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences, 27-30 August 2002, São Paulo-Campinas

Author: Eduardo Guimarães,Diana Luz Pessoa de Barros

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027246011

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 242

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This volume brings together a selection of revised papers, originally presented at ICHoLS IX (Sao Paulo/Compinas). The papers in the first section deal with studies ranging from the Latin model in post-Renaissance grammars to new scientific propositions at the turn of the 19th century; the second part carries articles devoted to a variety of topics in 19th and 20th century linguistics; and in the third section are united the papers based on plenary presentations, ranging from ancient Greek reflections upon language to developments in Brazilian linguistics beginning with the implantation of structuralist work by Joaquim Mattosa Camara (1904-1970) in the 1960s. In the concluding contribution, a survey of advances in the history of the language sciences is offered.
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Further Understanding Of The Human Machine: The Road To Bioengineering

Author: Valentinuzzi Max E

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 981314727X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 580

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What is bioengineering all about? How will it impact the future? Can it find the cure for diabetes and other chronic diseases? A long-awaited continuation of the 2004 book, Understanding the Human Machine: A Primer for Bioengineering, this volume intends to address these questions and more. Written together with 18 scientists active in the field, Max E. Valentinuzzi brings his decades of teaching bioengineering and physiology at the undergraduate and graduate levels to readers, giving a profound, and sometimes philosophical, insight into the realm of bioengineering.
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The International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002

Author: Andy Gregory

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781857431612

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 594

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TheInternational Who's Who in Popular Music 2002offers comprehensive biographical information covering the leading names on all aspects of popular music. It brings together the prominent names in pop music as well as the many emerging personalities in the industry, providing full biographical details on pop, rock, folk, jazz, dance, world and country artists. Over 5,000 biographical entries include major career details, concerts, recordings and compositions, honors and contact addresses. Wherever possible, information is obtained directly from the entrants to ensure accuracy and reliability. Appendices include details of record companies, management companies, agents and promoters. The reference also details publishers, festivals and events and other organizations involved with music.
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Mineral Resources, Economics and the Environment

Author: Stephen Kesler,Adam Simon

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107074916

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

View: 1964

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Written for students and professionals, this revised textbook surveys the mineral industry from geological, environmental and economic perspectives. Thoroughly updated, the text includes a new chapter on technology industry metals as well as separate chapters on mineral economics and environmental geochemistry. Carefully designed figures simplify difficult concepts and show the location of important deposits and trade patterns, emphasising the true global nature of mineral resources. Featuring boxes highlighting special interest topics, the text equips students with the skills they need to contribute to the energy and mineral questions currently facing society, including issues regarding oil pipelines, nuclear power plants, water availability and new mining locations. Technical terms are highlighted when first used, and references are included to allow students to delve more deeply into areas of interest. Multiple choice and short answer questions are provided for instructors online at www.cambridge.org/kesler to complete the teaching package.
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