Showing Results 1 - 80
Sort By:
View As: Grid List Detailed Minimal Images Adult Content: Hidden (change) 

Living Math: Seeing mathematics in every day life (and appreciating it more too). by D. James Benton Price verified 4 hours ago

A friend once told me that he couldn't remember the last time he had used calculus. How sad. I can't remember the last time I didn't use calculus. Mathematics isn't just esoteric busywork. It's the language of cause and effect-a description of why things work the way they do. Mathematics connects the dots in the picture that is the world around us. Understanding the mathematical relationships between objects and events will give you a whole different perspective, like seeing color in a world where others see only black and white. ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 129 Pages (7,385 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

Dinosaur book for kids: Rex and his friends: Color edition. For children ages 2-6 by Lisa Blasy 5.0 Stars (7 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Once upon a time, millions and millions of years ago, there was a Tyrannosaurus named Rex who lived in the forest with his three dinosaur friends. Discover their adventure in which, through a story suitable even for younger children, these cute dinosaurs are able to spread the most positive message of all: to help each other in order to rediscover the value of friendship and of being united despite having differences, because you know... there is strength in numbers!

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 28 Pages (6,389 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

Heat Exchangers: Performance Prediction & Evaluation by D. James Benton 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 8 hours ago

This is a book of examples and illustrations, a companion to, not a replacement for classical texts. It is divided into two parts: analytical (classical) and numerical. All examples and software are included in the on-line archive.

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 113 Pages (7,614 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

Thermochemical Reactions: Numerical Solutions by D. James Benton 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Thermochemistry is the science of analyzing molecular reactions to determine if they are spontaneous, energy absorbing or releasing, and to predict the product mole ratios and rates. Chemical reactions, like most other processes, tend to follow the path of free energy minimization or entropy maximization. This principle forms the mathematical basis for the analytical approach. This book is a how-to manual, filled with many examples and comes with all the code you need to accomplish this task.

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 129 Pages (4,272 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

The Wilderness Survival Kit: Learn How to Survive Alone in the Wilderness - An Essential Guide to Surviving in the Wild by Clint Andrews 3.7 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

If you want to learn how to survive if ever lost out in the wilderness, then this book is for you! Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet, or Kindle device. Being stranded in the wilderness is a very serious, even life threatening matter. According to the Coast Guard Rescue Report, around 40 Americans die in the wilderness each year. Whether you're hunting, fishing, hiking, or horseback riding, wilderness survival skills are important for individuals who enjoy exploring the great outdoors. In fact everyone needs some measure of ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 50 Pages (1,486 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

Python: For Beginners: A Crash Course Guide To Learn Python in 1 Week (coding, programming, web-programming, programmer) by Timothy C. Needham 4.0 Stars (532 Reviews)    Price verified 15 hours ago

Become a Python Programming Expert With Ease! Python is a simple yet powerful programming language that can enable you to start thinking like a programmer right from the beginning. It is very readable and the stress many beginners face about memorizing arcane syntax typically presented by other programming languages will not affect you at all. Conversely, you will be able to concentrate on learning concepts and paradigms of programming. This book shall introduce you to an easy way to learn Python in just 7 days and in this time, ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 158 Pages (22,184 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

The Beauty of Anthroposophy, or:: What's Scientific About Spiritual Science? (Anthroposophical Studies Book 1) by Frederick Amrine (Keryx) Price verified 15 hours ago

About the role of beauty, sublimity, and elegance in science. Anthroposophy is truly a spiritual science because... read and discover one answer!

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 20 Pages (3,204 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

Fading Foundations: Probability and the Regress Problem (Synthese Library Book 383) by David Atkinson (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 7 hours ago

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book addresses the age-old problem of infinite regresses in epistemology. How can we ever come to know something if knowing requires having good reasons, and reasons can only be good if they are backed by good reasons in turn? The problem has puzzled philosophers ever since antiquity, giving rise to what is often called Agrippa's Trilemma. The current volume approaches the old problem in a provocative and thoroughly contemporary way. Taking seriously the idea that good reasons ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 249 Pages (4,965 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

Dark psychology: Understanding the Dark Side of Human Psychology, Persuasion, Manipulation techniques with using empath to attract yours target by Marwah Roth 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Do you like to understand Dark Psychology techniques? Do you think your life is going out of control? ????????Dark Psychology seeks to understand those thoughts, feelings, and perceptions that lead to human predatory behavior. Dark Psychology assumes that this production is intentional and has a rational and goal-oriented motivation 99.99% of the time. The remaining 0.01%, under Dark Psychology, is the brutal victimization of others without intentionally or reasonably defined by evolutionary science or religious dogma. Do you want to ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 81 Pages (610 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

PMP 6th Edition Examination Prep: Over 600 Realistic Questions aligned to PMBOK 6th Edition by CertSquad Academy 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 17 hours ago

Access over $400 worth PMP Training content along with this book by following instructions at https://mailchi.mp/4cabda84c7d0/pmp_assets a) PMP Quick Start Guide : all you need to know about the process of getting PMP certified b) Project Management Fundamentals Video Training - Authorized training content including 40+ High-quality videos (Worth $200) c) PMP exam simulator - 600+ Qs to get you PMP certified guaranteed! (Worth $200) d) PMBOK 6th Edition Process Guide : Color coded process guide for PMBOK 6th edition The PMP ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 385 Pages (5,642 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

Records of the Fossil Mammal Sinclairella, Family Apatemyidae, From the Chadronian and Orellan by William Alvin Clemens (Good Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 12 hours ago

"Records of the Fossil Mammal Sinclairella, Family Apatemyidae, From the Chadronian and Orellan" by William Alvin Clemens. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 24 Pages (1,794 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

Aware Power Functioning: Spiritual Teachings on the True Nature of Reality to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Manifest Your Desires by James Goi Jr. 4.5 Stars (24 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF HOW TO ATTRACT MONEY USING MIND POWER If you are a fan of metaphysics, quantum physics, mind power, spirituality and spiritual growth, self-help, human potential, personal development, motivation, and the Law of Attraction, then you will love this book. This is a hard-hitting book that shakes you to your core while showing you just exactly what that core is. It teaches you that all that really exists within reality is Aware Power Functioning. You will learn that the individual human being is ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 88 Pages (1,248 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 11th, 2020

Egg Production with Urban Chickens: How to Raise Chickens in Your Backyard by Amber Richards 4.5 Stars (13 Reviews)    Price verified 22 hours ago

Product Description Egg Production with Urban Chickens: How to Raise Chickens in Your Backyard Product Description Do you think you need a farm or need to live in the country to raise and keep chickens? Think again! Raising chickens has become increasingly more common in urban areas and the benefits are astounding. And if you worry that it is too much work or you're better off just picking up a dozen at the grocery store, we've got some great news for you. Egg Production with Urban Chickens: How to Raise Chickens in Your ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 50 Pages (4,494 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 10th, 2020

Mint Herbs by Roby Jose Ciju (AGRIHORTICO) 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 8 hours ago

This is a small book of 100-pages on "Mint Herbs". Growing practices and nutritional information of peppermint, spearmint, apple mint, corn mint, and other plants belonging to mint family are explained in detail in this book. Mint herbs are fast-growing and can be easily grown in the gardens and open fields. Mint herbs are suitable for container gardening and hydroponic growing also.

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 102 Pages (3,412 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 10th, 2020

Animal Professions: Interesting Facts about Animals for Children and Parents (Books for Kids) by Anima Vero 2.5 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Thanks to animals, children quickly forget about their problems and troubles, gain peace of mind. Children who grow up in contact with animals rapidly acquire immunity and resistance to allergic reactions. It's essential to instill the right attitude toward all living things on the planet and demonstrate how to care for animals. Animals are everywhere. We see them every day. We all react to animals differently, but did you know that each animal has a special job to do? They each have a profession, just like our moms and dads, ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 34 Pages (13,593 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 10th, 2020

Camp Abahati: A Place, A Destination, A State of Mind by Ronald Richards (Creativia) 4.2 Stars (14 Reviews)    Price verified 11 minutes ago

This story is true. Not even the names have been changed. I may end up being kicked out of camp for telling "what happens at camp", but it's a risk I am willing to take. After all, I'm innocent! Our deer camp, Camp Abahati, started in 1965. Since then we are in our 51st year of hunting the same piece of ground. Not many deer camps can lay claim to that, and two of the three original hunters are still hunting there. The group has grown over these 51 years to include two more Camp Elders - including yours truly - and their offspring, ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 197 Pages (4,970 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 10th, 2020

HOME-MADE THE SAFEST MEDICAL FACE MASK IN 15 MINUTES: Scientific guide to make safest DIY medical mask that can filter out 99.97% of airborne ... by Jinni Kardashian 4.1 Stars (7 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Do you want to learn how to make your own Safest Medical Face Mask protect yourself and your family from viruses and bacteria? Medical face masks are crucial to avoid or reduce the risk of virus transmission, bacterial contamination and possible infections that are transmitted through the air. Due to the recent viral outbreak medical face masks have been reported to be unavailable as many pharmacies, medical stores, and hospitals have run out of stock. The prices are 10 times higher than usual, and delivery can take weeks or ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 58 Pages (5,757 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 10th, 2020

Raising Chickens for Beginners: A practical guide to raising a backyard flock with Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for You and your Hens by James Brays 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Ruling the roost! The guide to raising backyard chickens bringing simple yet practical knowledge that covers all aspects of raising healthy and happy chickens. Here's what this book will teach you: • Start with The Chicken Coop Plans; • Raising Chicken Breeds; • How to Properly Feed Laying Hens; • How to Raise Chickens; • Chicken Diseases and Their Symptoms; • What to Expect When Raising Chickens; • And much more! Are you ready to turn your backyard into a mini chicken farm? Get your own flock started in no ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 66 Pages (2,066 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 10th, 2020

Stars in the Sky: A Look at Space Series by D.L. Madson Price verified 16 hours ago

Look up in the sky on a clear night and you will see tiny dots of light twinkling in the sky. Have you ever wondered what they are and what makes them shine? This book takes a look at the stars in our sky, where they came from and the science behind them.

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 39 Pages (2,593 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 9th, 2020

Forbidden Meteorology by John Billen (Create Space) 2.2 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Forbidden Meteorology explains how to change a drought situation into a small rain storm in three days.

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 281 Pages (10,922 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 9th, 2020

Charles Darwin: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Biologists Book 1) by Hourly History 4.2 Stars (77 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Charles Darwin Charles Darwin thought he would be a clergyman after an uneventful childhood, where he hated school but loved the natural world. All that would change when he was allowed to be a part of a worldwide expedition to faraway lands. He was able to collect specimens and keep notes on all he experienced. Inside you will read about... Early Life and Education Round the World Aboard the Beagle Darwin's Evolutionary Theory Life Leading Up to Marriage Evolutionary Research The Theory of Natural Selection Darwin's ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 40 Pages (1,902 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 9th, 2020

Daisy's Run: The Clockwork Chimera Book 1 by Scott Baron 4.1 Stars (100 Reviews)    Price verified 5 minutes ago

Rudely yanked from cryo-sleep to find herself among a crew of modded humans in deep space, and on a burning spaceship, no less, Daisy's world just got a whole lot more complicated. And it was only going to get worse. As if the creepy cyborg and the mechanically-enhanced human crew weren't bad enough, what was supposed to be a simple flight home to Earth was going horribly wrong. A deadly plot was unfolding. One that could jeopardize the entire human race. And Daisy found herself stuck in the middle It wasn't her job, saving the ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 366 Pages (5,241 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 9th, 2020

Bow Hunting: The Ultimate Guide for Bow Hunters by Robert Fairbanks (Loco Media) 3.2 Stars (20 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Get the adrenaline rush from bow hunting Bow hunting is not an ordinary hobby and that's why it can be so rewarding. You get adrenaline rush from the hunt. You experience the great outdoors. You compare achievements with fellow hunters. You tweak with your weapon to make it work better for you. Well, those are just some of the benefits. Avid bow hunters can add many more reasons why this activity is so enjoyable, but that's not what we're here to talk about. If you're reading this book, chances are you already know those reasons. ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 45 Pages (412 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 9th, 2020

The Amazing Journey of Reason: from DNA to Artificial Intelligence (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science) by Mario Alemi (Springer) 3.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 18 hours ago

Organisms, or organized, living, systems. What's their origin? Why and how did they evolve? The Amazing Journey of Reason analyses the evolution of complex structures in the universe -from the subatomic particles after the Big Bang onwards- in order to understand the emergence of today's interconnected society. Artificial Intelligence, it concludes, is just the final step of a journey which started with DNA, itself the first Information and Communication Technology devised by nature on planet earth. What we are living today is the ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 194 Pages (2,279 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 9th, 2020

Photographic Memory: Your Complete and Practical Guide to Learn Faster, Increase Retention and Be More Productive with Beginners and Advanced ... by Travis O’Ryan 4.1 Stars (14 Reviews)    Price verified 16 hours ago

Can you imagine how much more you would accomplish if you had a photographic memory? Have you ever questioned why you can run into somebody and remember his or her name while run into another but cannot? How about why you cannot seem to remember where you place the car keys? Both of these questions and many others which may be lingering in your head will be answered in this book. Memory is an integral and critical part of our lives, how we interact, what we know and, therefore, who we are. There is no better time for memory ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 144 Pages (1,253 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 8th, 2020

Secondary Analysis of Electronic Health Records by MIT Critical Data (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 12 hours ago

This book trains the next generation of scientists representing different disciplines to leverage the data generated during routine patient care. It formulates a more complete lexicon of evidence-based recommendations and support shared, ethical decision making by doctors with their patients. Diagnostic and therapeutic technologies continue to evolve rapidly, and both individual practitioners and clinical teams face increasingly complex ethical decisions. Unfortunately, the current state of medical knowledge does not provide the ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 448 Pages (12,013 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 8th, 2020

Nanoparticle Engineering for Chemical-Mechanical Planarization: Fabrication of Next-Generation Nanodevices by Ungyu Paik (CRC Press) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

In the development of next-generation nanoscale devices, higher speed and lower power operation is the name of the game. Increasing reliance on mobile computers, mobile phone, and other electronic devices demands a greater degree of speed and power. As chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) progressively becomes perceived less as black art and more as a cutting-edge technology, it is emerging as the technology for achieving higher performance devices. Nanoparticle Engineering for Chemical-Mechanical Planarization explains the ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 222 Pages (34,010 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 8th, 2020

George Washington Carver: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Inventors Book 5) by Hourly History 4.7 Stars (62 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

George Washington Carver * * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * * Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet. "Most people search high and wide for the key to success," George Washington Carver pondered. "If they only knew, the key to their dreams lies within." True to his philosophy, the key to Dr. Carver's almost legendary success story was to be found within the man himself. From slavery to fame, from errand boy to botanical genius, Carver's accomplishments, popularity, ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 53 Pages (3,021 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 8th, 2020

The Economy as a Complex Spatial System: Macro, Meso and Micro Perspectives (Springer Proceedings in Complexity) by Pasquale Commendatore (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 7 hours ago

This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license. This collected volume represents the final outcome of the COST Action IS1104 "The EU in the new complex geography of economic systems: models, tools and policy evaluation". Visualizing the EU as a complex and multi-layered network, the book is organized in three parts, each of them dealing with a different level of analysis: At the macro-level, Part I considers the interactions within large economic systems (regions or countries) involving trade, workers migration, and other ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 232 Pages (10,917 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 6th, 2020

The A-Z of Global Warming: Climate Change Facts by Simon j Rosser (Schmall World Publishing) 3.8 Stars (10 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

Fact: The planet is warming up... Latest figures show temperature has increased by 1.5F since 1880... Sea level is rising by 3.18 mm a year... Carbon dioxide levels now stand at 395 PPM (Parts Per Million)... And Arctic sea ice is decreasing by 12% per decade, according to NASA. Whether you accept that global warming and climate change is caused by humankind or not, The A-Z of Global Warming 2nd Edition will take you on a journey through the world of climate change science and the environment. This Kindle book has now been ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 263 Pages (819 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 5th, 2020

Biodiversity of Angola: Science & Conservation: A Modern Synthesis by Brian J. Huntley (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 7 hours ago

This open access multi-authored book presents a 'state of the science' synthesis of knowledge on the biodiversity of Angola, based on sources in peer-reviewed journals, in books and where appropriate, unpublished official reports. The book identifies Angola as one of the most biologically diverse countries in Africa, but notes that its fauna, flora, habitats and the processes that drive the dynamics of its ecosystems are still very poorly researched and documented. This 'state of the science' synthesis is for the use of all ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 567 Pages (40,286 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Biochemistry Laboratory Manual For Undergraduates: An Inquiry-Based Approach by Timea Gerczei Fernandez (De Gruyter Open) 3.9 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified 17 hours ago

Biochemistry Laboratory Manual for undergraduates is the first textbook on the market that uses a highly relevant model, antibiotic resistance, to teach seminal topics of biochemistry and molecular biology. Inclusion of a research project does not entail a limitation: this manual includes all classic biochemistry techniques such as HPLC or enzyme kinetics and is complete with numerous problem sets relating to each topic.

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 187 Pages (5,970 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 4th, 2020

The Secret Behind the Universe: Cosmology in Vedanta: The Physics Correlation by C Radhakrishnan (Hi-Tech Books) 3.9 Stars (39 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

This is the free e-book of the famous work 'The Secret Behind the Universe' by the same author. Exploring the secrets of the Universe as far as physics can go, and even beyond.. Along with its Vedantic integration. This book is divided into two sections. The first section is a work in physics which presents an in-depth exploration of Avyakta - the hidden metaphysical reality behind the apparent universe - through scientific study. A condensed version of this part has been published in the Prespacetime Journal Vol 7 Issue 16 on ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 81 Pages (3,150 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 4th, 2020

The Plant Stem: A Microscopic Aspect by Fritz H. Schweingruber (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 7 hours ago

This unique and attractive open access textbook combines the beauty of macroscopic pictures of plant stems with the corresponding colorfully stained images of anatomical micro-structures. In contrast to most botanical textbooks, it presents all the stem characteristics as photographs and shows the microscopic reality. The amount of text is reduced to a minimum, and the scientific information is highlighted with short legends and labeled photographs, allowing readers to focus on the pictures to easily understand how the anatomical ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 214 Pages (75,810 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 3rd, 2020

Disasters: Core Concepts and Ethical Theories (Advancing Global Bioethics Book 11) by Dónal P. O’Mathúna (Springer) 5.0 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

This Open Access Book is the first to examine disasters from a multidisciplinary perspective. Justification of actions in the face of disasters requires recourse both to conceptual analysis and ethical traditions. Part 1 of the book contains chapters on how disasters are conceptualized in different academic disciplines relevant to disasters. Part 2 has chapters on how ethical issues that arise in relation to disasters can be addressed from a number of fundamental normative approaches in moral and political philosophy. This book sets ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 258 Pages (1,138 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 3rd, 2020

Low-Dose Radiation Effects on Animals and Ecosystems: Long-Term Study on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident by Manabu Fukumoto (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 7 hours ago

This open access book summarizes the latest scientific findings regarding the biological effects of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP) accident in 2011. Various cases of changes in animals and organisms have been reported since the FNPP accident. However, it is often unknown whether they are actually due to radiation, since the dose or dose-rate are not necessarily associated with the changes observed. This book brings together the works of radiation biologists and ecologists to provide reliable radioecology data and ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 279 Pages (29,195 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 3rd, 2020

Programming for Computations - Python: A Gentle Introduction to Numerical Simulations with Python (Texts in Computational Science and Engineering ... by Hans Petter Langtangen (Springer) 4.5 Stars (178 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

This book presents computer programming as a key method for solving mathematical problems. There are two versions of the book, one for MATLAB and one for Python. The book was inspired by the Springer book TCSE 6: A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python (by Langtangen), but the style is more accessible and concise, in keeping with the needs of engineering students. The book outlines the shortest possible path from no previous experience with programming to a set of skills that allows the students to write simple programs for ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 232 Pages (6,196 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 3rd, 2020

Programming for Computations - MATLAB/Octave: A Gentle Introduction to Numerical Simulations with MATLAB/Octave (Texts in Computational Science and ... by Hans Petter Langtangen (Springer) 4.6 Stars (54 Reviews)    Price verified 15 hours ago

This book presents computer programming as a key method for solving mathematical problems. There are two versions of the book, one for MATLAB and one for Python. The book was inspired by the Springer book TCSE 6: A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python (by Langtangen), but the style is more accessible and concise, in keeping with the needs of engineering students. The book outlines the shortest possible path from no previous experience with programming to a set of skills that allows the students to write simple programs for ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 216 Pages (5,807 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 2nd, 2020

The Book of the Damned by Charles Fort (Open Road Media) 4.1 Stars (53 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

This fascinating chronicle of unexplained phenomena is a foundational work of paranormal science In the early passages of The Book of the Damned, Charles Fort explains: "by the damned, I mean the excluded. We shall have a procession of data that Science has excluded." Drawing upon countless articles, newspaper clippings, and arcane books, Fort assembles hundreds of real-life tales of the bizarre -- from unidentified flying objects falling from the sky to the disappearance of several hundred people during the Lisbon earthquake of ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 357 Pages (1,358 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 1st, 2020

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (eClassics) 4.4 Stars (2,674 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

Robert Louis Stevenson's rousing seafaring classic. "Fifteen men on a dead man's chest -- Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!" For sheer storytelling delight and pure adventure, Treasure Island has never been surpassed. From young Jim Hawkins's first encounter with the sinister beggar Pew to the climactic battle with the most memorable villain in literature, Long John Silver, this novel has fired readers' imaginations for generations. A rousing tale of treachery, greed, and daring, Treasure Island continues to enthrall readers of all ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 234 Pages (678 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 1st, 2020

Orb Stones and Geoglyphs: A Writer's Journey by Daniel A. Smith 4.8 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

A soulful mix of writing, geology, rock and roll, and ancient lost nations comes from the author of the award winning historical novel, Storykeeper. The thought-provoking account of a ten-year search for mystical orbs, mysterious earthworks, and forgotten history intends to inspire the storyteller in all of us to begin their own journey.

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 116 Pages (13,328 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jun 17th, 2020

Corals of Florida and the Caribbean by George F. Warner (University Press of Florida) 2.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

Presenting a stunning array of beauty and biodiversity, the coral reefs of Florida and the Caribbean are part playground, part research lab for the thousands of tourists, divers, and marine scientists who visit them every year. Documenting the wide array of corals at home in the warm waters of the Caribbean, George Warner's Corals of Florida and the Caribbean provides an easy-to-use (and carry) guidebook that is both scientifically accurate and reader friendly. Warner provides an exhaustive identification guide that will enrich any ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 224 Pages (81,233 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 8th, 2020

Impacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident on Fish and Fishing Grounds by Kaoru Nakata (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 6 hours ago

This book presents the results from the Japanese Fisheries Research Agency's 3-year intensive monitoring of radionuclides in a variety of fish, plankton, benthos, and their living environments after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP) accident in March 2011. The book reveals the dynamics of contamination processes in marine and freshwater fish, mediated by the contamination of water, sediments, and food organisms; it also clarifies the mechanisms by which large variations in the level of contamination occurs among ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 249 Pages (11,385 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 3rd, 2020

Encounters with Florida's Endangered Wildlife by Doug Alderson (University Press of Florida) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 17 hours ago

Eastern bison roamed Florida into the 1800s. Red wolves disappeared in the 1920s. The dusky seaside sparrow was declared extinct in 1990. It's too soon to say whether the 116 threatened, endangered, or imperiled animal species currently found in the state will also fall victim to climate change, extermination, overdevelopment, or poisons. But as long as they remain, there will be men and women who work tirelessly on their behalf. Combining adventure, natural history, and cultural history, Encounters with Florida's Endangered ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 192 Pages (11,012 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: May 30th, 2020

The Man Who Saved the Whooping Crane: The Robert Porter Allen Story by Kathleen Kaska (University Press of Florida) 4.6 Stars (26 Reviews)    Price verified 14 hours ago

Millions of people know a little bit about efforts to save the whooping crane, thanks to the movie Fly Away Home and annual news stories about ultralight planes leading migratory flocks. But few realize that in the spring of 1941, the population of these magnificent birds--pure white with black wingtips, standing five feet tall with a seven-foot wingspan--had reached an all-time low of fifteen. Written off as a species destined for extinction, the whooping crane has made a slow but unbelievable comeback over the last seven ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 257 Pages (2,325 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: May 30th, 2020

Uncage Eden: A Spiritual Philosophy Book about Food, Music, and the Rewilding of Society by DJ Rankin 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Our planet is in peril. Our species is in captivity. We alone hold the key. We have become disconnected from the love song of our living planet, and as a result, she has become severely out of balance as she spirals through her evolution. It is not beyond our power to regain a harmonious relationship with our plentiful Mother Earth, and as we reweave the web of symbiosis we were born with, humanity may once again experience a life without limitation. We are meant to be integral components of the wild, not slaves of the systematic ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 638 Pages (3,970 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: May 27th, 2020

Daily Habit Makeover: Beat Procrastination, Get More Productive, Focus Better, and Become Healthier in Body and Mind (Good Habits Book 1) by Zoe McKey 4.3 Stars (18 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Do you often lose focus? Convince yourself that your tasks can wait... when they can't? Can't stick to new habits more than a few weeks or days? What happens when deadlines arrive: do you start panicking so badly that you forget what day of the week it is? The time to do something about your bad habits is right now - otherwise, you are in danger of never starting. Learn to identify, prioritize, and focus on your most important tasks and get them done. Unlearn bad habits and build powerful, helpful ones. -Learn various ways ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 178 Pages (420 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: May 20th, 2020

Biological Invasions in South Africa (Invading Nature - Springer Series in Invasion Ecology Book 14) by Brian W. van Wilgen (Springer) Price verified 5 hours ago

This open access volume presents a comprehensive account of all aspects of biological invasions in South Africa, where research has been conducted over more than three decades, and where bold initiatives have been implemented in attempts to control invasions and to reduce their ecological, economic and social effects. It covers a broad range of themes, including history, policy development and implementation, the status of invasions of animals and plants in terrestrial, marine and freshwater environments, the development of a robust ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 999 Pages (71,111 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: May 20th, 2020

Where Are The Numbers?: Children's Book ages 3-7 (The Adventures of The Numbers. 1) by Ronit Tal Shaltiel 4.6 Stars (27 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

Fun Numbers story for your kids! Find out how number 1 searches other numbers in this amazing book called "Where are the numbers". Number 1 travels from deserts to oceans to cities and finds out numbers during this exciting journey. Also, it teaches a little addition on its way to explore where other numbers are. Perfectly interesting for children with colorful illustrations and images. Imagine the level of excitement of your children when they get to travel with numbers. Ideal to give as a birthday gift to the children. Learning ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 28 Pages (24,220 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: May 20th, 2020

Programming for Computations - Python: A Gentle Introduction to Numerical Simulations with Python 3.6 (Texts in Computational Science and Engineering ... by Svein Linge (Springer) 3.5 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 17 hours ago

This book is published open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book presents computer programming as a key method for solving mathematical problems. This second edition of the well-received book has been extensively revised: All code is now written in Python version 3.6 (no longer version 2.7). In addition, the two first chapters of the previous edition have been extended and split up into five new chapters, thus expanding the introduction to programming from 50 to 150 pages. Throughout the book, the explanations provided are ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 355 Pages (8,997 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: May 18th, 2020

Light on Life’s Difficulties by James Allen 5.0 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

In this 1912 work, James Allen tackles the myriad of problems facing the world and all its people from a perspective of mind over matter. Chapters include: The Light That Leads to Perfect Peace; Light on Facts and Hypotheses; Light on Cause and Effect in Human Life; Light on Values -- Spiritual and Material; Light on the Sense of Proportion; Light on Adherence to Principle; Light on the Sacrifice of the Self; Light on the Management of the Mind; Light on Self-Control; Light on Acts and Their Consequences; Light on the Way of Wisdom; ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 124 Pages (613 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: May 9th, 2020

Awkward Silences and How to Prevent Them: 25 Tactics to Engage, Captivate, and Always Know What To Say by Patrick King 4.4 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified 17 hours ago

Struggle to hold people's attention and keep them interested? Always feel stuck in boring interview mode? Whether you want to befriend strangers more easily, banter more smoothly with friends, or simply avoid the crushing tension of a never ending silence, Awkward Silences is the book you need to succeed. No more conversations that end prematurely - not by choice. Discover the subtle and nuanced tactics that allow you to seize control of any conversation and create social chemistry. This book will arm you with definitive tactics, ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 221 Pages (1,091 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: May 5th, 2020

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques: How to Manage Anxiety and Depression Using CBT – Control Your Thinking, Emotions, and Behavior by Erika Robinson 3.7 Stars (26 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

Cognitive behavioral therapy is action-oriented psychotherapy introducing counter-actions against negative thoughts and reactions. CBT is one of the most important therapies that has been used to heal depression, anxiety, and other disorders over the years. It helps individuals to regain control of overwhelming situations and become fully functional and effective in their workspace. The beginning of happiness! Written to solve emotional problems and hasten self-development, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques will equip you ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 40 Pages (2,036 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: May 5th, 2020

Measure, Integration & Real Analysis (Graduate Texts in Mathematics Book 282) by Sheldon Axler (Springer) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

This open access textbook welcomes students into the fundamental theory of measure, integration, and real analysis. Focusing on an accessible approach, Axler lays the foundations for further study by promoting a deep understanding of key results. Content is carefully curated to suit a single course, or two-semester sequence of courses, creating a versatile entry point for graduate studies in all areas of pure and applied mathematics. Motivated by a brief review of Riemann integration and its deficiencies, the text begins by ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 411 Pages (11,549 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: May 4th, 2020

Life Cycle Management (LCA Compendium – The Complete World of Life Cycle Assessment) by Guido Sonnemann (Springer) 5.0 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 14 hours ago

This book provides insight into the Life Cycle Management (LCM) concept and the progress in its implementation. LCM is a management concept applied in industrial and service sectors to improve products and services, while enhancing the overall sustainability performance of business and its value chains. In this regard, LCM is an opportunity to differentiate through sustainability performance on the market place, working with all departments of a company such as research and development, procurement and marketing, and to enhance the ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 370 Pages (5,631 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 28th, 2020

Energy Demand Challenges in Europe: Implications for policy, planning and practice by Frances Fahy (Palgrave Pivot) Price verified 5 hours ago

This open access book examines the role of citizens in sustainable energy transitions across Europe. It explores energy problem framing, policy approaches and practical responses to the challenge of securing clean, affordable and sustainable energy for all citizens, focusing on households as the main unit of analysis. The book revolves around ten contributions that each summarise national trends, socio-material characteristics, and policy responses to contemporary energy issues affecting householders in different countries, and ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 157 Pages (1,309 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 24th, 2020

Catálogo de plantas e fungos do Brasil - Vol. 1 (Portuguese Edition) by Rafaela Campostrini Forzza (SciELO - JBRJ) 3.9 Stars (26 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

"Parabenizo a todos os botânicos que contribuíram para completar o presente catálogo. O Brasil é o país que provavelmente possui a maior flora do mundo, portanto, a produção de uma lista completa dessa flora é uma extensa tarefa. Os coordenadores mobilizaram uma grande equipe de pessoas para compilar a lista, e é ótimo ver que este projeto, diferentemente do que se observa em outros países, foi coordenado no Brasil. Isto demonstra o alto nível e a capacidade da comunidade botânica brasileira que se desenvolveu ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 4,140 Pages (12,452 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 22nd, 2020

Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change by Melissa R. Marselle (Springer) Price verified one day ago

This open access book identifies and discusses biodiversity's contribution to physical, mental and spiritual health and wellbeing. Furthermore, the book identifies the implications of this relationship for nature conservation, public health, landscape architecture and urban planning - and considers the opportunities of nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation. This transdisciplinary book will attract a wide audience interested in biodiversity, ecology, resource management, public health, psychology, urban planning, and ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 746 Pages (19,989 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 22nd, 2020

Ionospheric Multi-Spacecraft Analysis Tools: Approaches for Deriving Ionospheric Parameters (ISSI Scientific Report Series Book 17) by Malcolm Wray Dunlop (Springer) Price verified 6 hours ago

This open access book provides a comprehensive toolbox of analysis techniques for ionospheric multi-satellite missions. The immediate need for this volume was motivated by the ongoing ESA Swarm satellite mission, but the tools that are described are general and can be used for any future ionospheric multi-satellite mission with comparable instrumentation. In addition to researching the immediate plasma environment and its coupling to other regions, such a mission aims to study the Earth's main magnetic field and its anomalies caused ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 288 Pages (59,156 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 21st, 2020

Nature-Based Flood Risk Management on Private Land: Disciplinary Perspectives on a Multidisciplinary Challenge by Thomas Hartmann (Springer) Price verified 12 hours ago

This open access book addresses the various disciplinary aspects of nature-based solutions in flood risk management on private land. In recent decades, water management has been moving towards nature-based solutions. These are assumed to be much more multi-purpose than traditional "grey infrastructures" and seem to be regarded as a panacea for many environmental issues. At the same time, such measures require more - and mostly privately owned - land and more diverse stakeholder involvement than traditional (grey) engineering ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 228 Pages (13,989 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 12th, 2020

Managing Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes for Sustainable Communities in Asia: Mapping and Navigating Stakeholders, Policy and ... by Osamu Saito (Springer) Price verified 13 hours ago

This open access book presents up-to-date analyses of community-based approaches to sustainable resource management of SEPLS (socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes) in areas where a harmonious relationship between the natural environment and the people who inhabit it is essential to ensure community and environmental well-being as well as to build resilience in the ecosystems that support this well-being. Understanding SEPLS and the forces of change that can weaken their resilience requires the integration of knowledge ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 179 Pages (26,914 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 10th, 2020

Understanding Statistics and Experimental Design: How to Not Lie with Statistics (Learning Materials in Biosciences) by Michael H. Herzog (Springer) 4.3 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

This open access textbook provides the background needed to correctly use, interpret and understand statistics and statistical data in diverse settings. Part I makes key concepts in statistics readily clear. Parts I and II give an overview of the most common tests (t-test, ANOVA, correlations) and work out their statistical principles. Part III provides insight into meta-statistics (statistics of statistics) and demonstrates why experiments often do not replicate. Finally, the textbook shows how complex statistics can be avoided by ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 142 Pages (11,943 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 7th, 2020

Advances in Energy System Optimization: Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Energy System Optimization (Trends in Mathematics) by Valentin Bertsch (Birkhäuser) Price verified 14 hours ago

The papers presented in this open access book address diverse challenges in decarbonizing energy systems, ranging from operational to investment planning problems, from market economics to technical and environmental considerations, from distribution grids to transmission grids, and from theoretical considerations to data provision concerns and applied case studies. While most papers have a clear methodological focus, they address policy-relevant questions at the same time. The target audience therefore includes academics and experts ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 178 Pages (5,705 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 7th, 2020

Sustainable Food System Assessment (Open Access): Lessons from Global Practice (Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment) by Alison Blay-Palmer (Routledge) Price verified 20 hours ago

Sustainable Food System Assessment provides both practical and theoretical insights about the growing interest in and response to measuring food system sustainability. Bringing together research from the Global North and South, this book shares lessons learned, explores intended and actual project outcomes, and highlights points of conceptual and methodological convergence. Interest in assessing food system sustainability is growing, as evidenced by the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact and the importance food systems initiatives have ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 282 Pages (4,538 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Apr 1st, 2020

Area-Wide Management of Fruit Fly Pests by Diana Perez-Staples (CRC Press) Price verified one day ago

Fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) pests have a profound impact on horticultural production and economy of many countries. It is fundamental to understand their biology and evaluate methods for their suppression, containment, or eradication. Area-Wide Management of Fruit Fly Pests comprises contributions from scientists from around the world on several species of tephritids working on diverse subjects with a focus on area-wide management of these pests. The first three sections of the book explore aspects of the biology, ecology, ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 440 Pages (67,229 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 29th, 2020

Mediation in Collective Labor Conflicts (Industrial Relations & Conflict Management) by Martin C. Euwema (Springer) Price verified one day ago

This open access book opens up the black box of mediation in collective conflicts through the analyses and comparisons of various systems. Mediation and related third party interventions such as conciliation and facilitation are discussed as effective prevention and regulation tools for different types of collective labor conflicts. These interventions fit in a new developed five-phase model of collective conflicts in organizations, going from capacity building in latent conflicts, through conciliation, mediation and arbitration in ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 339 Pages (9,394 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 28th, 2020

Grassland use in Europe: A syllabus for young farmers by Agnes Van Den Pol-Van Dasselaar (Quae) Price verified one day ago

The future of grassland farming in Europe is in the hands of young farmers. For this reason, the European project Inno4Grass created a syllabus on practical grassland management for current and future generations of grassland farmers and advisors.

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 435 Pages (11,859 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 28th, 2020

Age of Union: Igniting the Changemaker by Dax Dasilva (Anteism Books) 4.8 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

Age of Union is a compelling guide for igniting today's changemaker -- those ready to take action for our planet and its inhabitants. We have seen growing divisions between people on either side of gender, religious, political and cultural borders for too long. Meanwhile, global health crises, environmental degradation, and human-accelerated climate change pose immense challenges to our future that we must now face quickly and cooperatively. Separation has to be confronted head-on. We can do this each and every day with meaningful, ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 167 Pages (2,106 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Mar 24th, 2020

Renaissance Futurities: Science, Art, Invention by Charlene Villaseñor Black (University of California Press) 4.8 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 14 hours ago

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Renaissance Futurities considers the intersections between artistic rebirth, the new science, and European imperialism in the global early modern world. Charlene Villaseñor Black and Mari-Tere Álvarez take as inspiration the work of Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), prolific artist and inventor, and other polymaths such as ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 256 Pages (8,471 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Mar 23rd, 2020

Habitats and Biota of the Gulf of Mexico: Before the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Volume 2: Fish Resources, Fisheries, Sea Turtles, Avian ... by C. Herb Ward (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 12 hours ago

This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 2.5 license. The Gulf of Mexico is an open and dynamic marine ecosystem rich in natural resources but heavily impacted by human activities, including agricultural, industrial, commercial and coastal development. The Gulf of Mexico has been continuously exposed to petroleum hydrocarbons for millions of years from natural oil and gas seeps on the sea floor, and more recently from oil drilling and production activities located in the water near and far from shore. Major accidental oil spills in ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 891 Pages (58,579 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 21st, 2020

Habitats and Biota of the Gulf of Mexico: Before the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Volume 1: Water Quality, Sediments, Sediment Contaminants, Oil and ... by C. Herb Ward (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 12 hours ago

This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 2.5 license. The Gulf of Mexico is an open and dynamic marine ecosystem rich in natural resources but heavily impacted by human activities, including agricultural, industrial, commercial and coastal development. The Gulf of Mexico has been continuously exposed to petroleum hydrocarbons for millions of years from natural oil and gas seeps on the sea floor, and more recently from oil drilling and production activities located in the water near and far from shore. Major accidental oil spills ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 868 Pages (81,017 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 21st, 2020

Research for a Future in Space: The Role of Life and Physical Sciences by National Research Council (National Academies Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

During its more than 50-year history, NASA's success in human space exploration has depended on the agency's ability to effectively address a wide range of biomedical, engineering, physical sciences, and related obstacles. This achievement is made possible by NASA's strong and productive commitments to life and physical sciences research for human space exploration, and by its use of human space exploration infrastructures for scientific discovery. Research for a Future in Space: The Role of Life and Physical Sciences explains ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 61 Pages (3,339 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 21st, 2020

Deltas in the Anthropocene by Robert J. Nicholls (Palgrave Macmillan) Price verified 15 hours ago

The Anthropocene is the human-dominated modern era that has accelerated social, environmental and climate change across the world in the last few decades. This open access book examines the challenges the Anthropocene presents to the sustainable management of deltas, both the many threats as well as the opportunities. In the world's deltas the Anthropocene is manifest in major land use change, the damming of rivers, the engineering of coasts and the growth of some of the world's largest megacities; deltas are home to one in twelve of ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 282 Pages (38,956 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Feb 21st, 2020

THE GHOST SIGNAL: New Paranormal Research in recently deceased ghosts, entities, new theories, new Techniques, new enhancements and the afterworld ... by Jimmy Ghinis 2.2 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 4 hours ago

New Paranormal Research in recently deceased ghosts, entities, new Theories, new Techniques, new enhancements and the afterworld revealed. Two ghost trials revealed the best and worst methods of detecting ghosts. Enhanced methods or ways of enhancing ghost detection revealed. Through several months of research and observation, new theories of ghost abilities emerged. Communication and visitation by ghosts turned into visitation only and the reasons unfolded twice. Ghost TV shows learned secret techniques not fully mentioned to ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 41 Pages (1,543 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Feb 17th, 2020

Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development by Juha I. Uitto (Springer) Price verified 4 hours ago

This book is open access under a Creative Commons license. This authoritative book presents the ever progressing state of the art in evaluating climate change strategies and action. It builds upon a selection of relevant and practical papers and presentations given at the 2nd International Conference on Evaluating Climate Change and Development held in Washington DC in 2014 and includes perspectives from independent evaluations of the major international organisations supporting climate action in developing countries, such as the ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 355 Pages (3,434 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Feb 8th, 2020

Queechy by Susan Warner 4.3 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified 9 hours ago

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 648 Pages (1,794 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Feb 6th, 2020

Mathematics for the Physical Sciences by Leslie Copley (De Gruyter Open) 3.9 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

Introduction to and use of complex analysis and algebraic techniques to understand the solution of boundary value problems. Physics examples serve to introduce the fundamental partial differential equations and "special functions" of mathematical physics. A thorough analysis of Green's functions leads to a discussion of integral equations. Supplementary topics include dispersion relations and rational function approximation.

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 446 Pages (46,810 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Feb 2nd, 2020

Assessing Recent Soil Erosion Rates through the Use of Beryllium-7 (Be-7) by Lionel Mabit (Springer) Price verified 15 hours ago

This open access book is the first comprehensive guideline for the beryllium-7 (Be-7) technique that can be applied to evaluate short-term patterns and budgets of soil redistribution in agricultural landscapes. While covering the fundamental and basic concepts of the approach, this book distinguishes itself from other publications by offering step-by-step instructions on how to use this isotopic technique effectively. It covers experimental design considerations and clear instruction is given on data processing. As accurate ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 69 Pages (10,451 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jan 2nd, 2020

Illustrated Pollen Terminology by Heidemarie Halbritter (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 15 hours ago

This open access book offers a fully illustrated compendium of glossary terms and basic principles in the field of palynology, making it an indispensable tool for all palynologists. It is a revised and extended edition of "Pollen Terminology. An illustrated handbook," published in 2009. This second edition, titled "Illustrated Pollen Terminology" shares additional insights into new and stunning aspects of palynology. In this context, the general chapters have been critically revised, expanded and restructured. The chapter ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 483 Pages (120,198 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Dec 30th, 2019

Sky to Sea Zoology! by Maxwell Truman Anderson 4.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified one day ago

Join us on an awesome trip. You'll be among the bold... Through silliness and scholarship, we'll guide the young and old... A yearly stop at some sad zoo? There's clearly more that you can do. So, fetch your fun and get a clue -- zoology behold. Twenty topics, twenty tales -- a mix of poems and prose... Easier and harder trails (to keep you on your toes)... For kids, our drive will be a thrill. Adults will dive in deeper still. Yes, everyone will get their fill, because... that's how it goes. Nothing's more exciting than the ...

Genre: Science & Math [x] / Length: 206 Pages (6,463 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Dec 25th, 2019