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Conserving the Dust Bowl

by Sarah Thomas Karle & David Karle

Growing, contemporary support for protecting the American rural landscape against commodification for human consumption is rooted in New Deal-era policies that sought to maintain and build upon the natural environmental...


The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

by Kevin Mitnick

Be online without leaving a trace.

Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen. Big companies and big governments want to know and exploit what you do, and privacy is...


Instantaneous Power Theory and Applications to Power Conditioning

by Hirofumi Akagi, Edson Hirokazu Watanabe & Mauricio Aredes

This book covers instantaneous power theory as well as the importance of design of shunt, series, and combined shunt-series power active filters and hybrid passive-active power filters

 

  • Illustrates pioneering...


Sully's Challenge: "Miracle on the Hudson” – Official Investigation & Full Report of the Federal Agency

by National Transportation Safety Board

How can a 10 pound bird bring down a 150,000 pounds aircraft? How would you feel if you were the captain on that aircraft, responsible for 155 souls? What would you do to prevent the disaster? How would you...


Megatech: Technology in 2050

by Daniel Franklin

Technology moves fast - so where will it have taken us by 2050? How will it affect the way we live? And how far are we willing to let it go?

In Megatech, distinguished scientists, industry leaders, star academics...


A Publishing Program 2017-2018

by Luca P. Marescotti

The publishing program brings together new manuscripts (Teaching Land Use Planning as a Science, Landscapes, The Planner and the Small Planet) with the revision of two books published in 2004, “Città Tecnologie...


Teaching Music Improvisation with Technology

by Michael Fein

Incorporating technology in music classrooms can take the mystery out of improvisation. What music technology does is establish a strong foundation for chord, scale, phrase, ear training, and listening exercises,...


Kentucky Heirloom Seeds

by Dobree Adams, Bill Best, A. Gwynn Henderson & Brook Elliott

Saving seeds to plant for next year's crop has been key to survival around the globe for millennia. However, the twentieth century witnessed a grand takeover of seed producers by multinational companies aiming...


The Happiness Effect

by Donna Freitas & Christian Smith

Sexting. Cyberbullying. Narcissism. Social media has become the dominant force in young people's lives, and each day seems to bring another shocking tale of private pictures getting into the wrong hands, or...


Mouthfeel: How Texture Makes Taste

by Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk & Mariela Johansen

Why is chocolate melting on the tongue such a decadent sensation? Why do we love crunching on bacon? Why is fizz-less soda such a disappointment to drink, and why is flat beer so unappealing to the palate? Our...


Letter to a Young Farmer: How to Live Richly without Wealth on the New Garden Farm

by Gene Logsdon & Wendell Berry

For more than four decades, the self-described "contrary farmer" and writer Gene Logsdon has commented on the state of American agriculture. In Letter to a Young Farmer, his final book of essays, Logsdon addresses...


Activity Based Costing for Construction Companies

by Yong-Woo Kim

Activity Based Cotsting for Construction Companies provides guidelines on how overhead costs can be managed for using Activity Based Costing (ABC), providing gains in contractor competiveness. Illustrated with...


Learning from Bogotá: Pedagogical Urbanism and the Reshaping of Public Space

by Rachel Berney

Once known as a "drug capital" and associated with kidnappings, violence, and excess, Bogotá, Colombia, has undergone a transformation that some have termed "the miracle of Bogotá." Beginning in the late 1980s,...


Handbook of Foaming and Blowing Agents

by George Wypych

Handbook of Foaming and Blowing Agents provides useful guidance to assist practitioners in the more efficient and effective selection of foaming methods and blowing agents. The book focuses on the selection...


Energy Unlimited: Four Steps to 100% Renewable Energy

by Barbara Maria Albert & Jon Dee

HAVE YOU been tasked with developing a plan to transition your organisation to 100% renewable energy but need more information to make this project a success?

DO YOU want to reduce or eliminate fossil fuels...


Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability

by Gloria I. Guzman Casado & Manuel Gonzalez de Molina

Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability is the first book on energy analysis that is up-to-date and specifically dedicated to agriculture. It is written from an agroecological perspective...


Toxins and Other Harmful Compounds in Foods

by A. Witczak & Zdzislaw Sikorski

This book presents up-to-date knowledge on the occurrence, structure, and properties of harmful components in foods, the mode of action of these compounds in the human organism, the possibilities to detect them,...


Pollution and the Atmosphere: Designs for Reduced Emissions

by Marco Ragazzi

This new compendium volume examines the significant impact of air quality on human health. Assessing air pollution in complex morphologies has become an important issue in order to implement mitigation measures...


Polymer Nanocomposites for Dielectrics

by Katie Zhong & Bin Li

Polymers have been used as dielectric materials owing to their light weight, great flexibility, and processability as well as high insulation properties. To enhance their performance for various desired dielectric...


Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer Imaging: Advances and Applications

by Michael T. McMahon, Assaf A. Gilad & Jeff W.M. Bulte

This is the first textbook dedicated to CEST imaging and covers the fundamental principles of saturation transfer, key features of CEST agents that enable the production of imaging contrast, and practical aspects...