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Sediments, Diagenesis, and Sedimentary Rocks: Treatise on Geochemistry, Second Edition, Volume 7

by F.T. Mackenzie

This volume covers the formation and biogeochemistry of a variety of important sediment types from their initial formation through their conversion (diagenesis) to sedimentary rocks. The volume deals with the...


Molecular Approach to Solids

by A.N. Lazarev & J.R. Durig

The current volume in the series Vibrational Spectra and Structure is a single topic volume on the vibrational spectra of molecules containing silicon in the solid state. Molecular Approaches to Solids has been...


The Physical Basis of Chemistry

by Warren S. Warren

If the text you're using for general chemistry seems to lack sufficient mathematics and physics in its presentation of classical mechanics, molecular structure, and statistics, this complementary science series...


Gas Migration: Events Preceding Earthquakes

by Leonid F. Khilyuk Ph.D., John O. Robertson Jr. & Bernard Endres

This breakthrough new book may help save countless lives and avoid enormous losses. It presents a methodology for using gas migration to predict earthquakes and explosive gas buildup. Using rigorous scientific...


Current Advances in Mechanical Design and Production VII

by M.F. Hassan & S.M. Megahed

The International Conference on Mechanical Design and Production has over the years established itself as an excellent forum for the exchange of ideas in these established fields. The first of these conferences...


Petroleum Geology of the South Caspian Basin

by L. Buryakovsky, Fred Aminzadeh & G.V. Chilingarian

In this information-packed volume, the authors present mathematical models and analyses for evaluating, assessing, and describing the petroleum geology of the oil-rich South Caspian Sea Basin, including eastern...


Systems Analysis and Modeling: A Macro-to-Micro Approach with Multidisciplinary Applications

by Donald W. Boyd

This book presents a fresh, new approach to systems analysis and modeling with a systems science flavor that stimulates systems thinking. After introducing systems modeling principles, the ensuing wide selection...


Confocal Scanning Optical Microscopy and Related Imaging Systems

by Gordon S. Kino & Timothy R. Corle

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of scanning optical microscopy for scientists and engineers. The book concentrates mainly on two instruments: the Confocal Scanning Optical Microscope...


Pump Users Handbook

by R. Rayner

This handbook places emphasis on the importance of correct interpretation of pumping requirements, both by the user and the supplier. Completely reworked to incorporate the very latest in pumping technology,...


Multivariable System Identification For Process Control

by Y. Zhu

Systems and control theory has experienced significant development in the past few decades. New techniques have emerged which hold enormous potential for industrial applications, and which have therefore also...


Contemporary Ideas on Ship Stability

by D. Vassalos, M. Hamamoto & D. Molyneux

Widely publicised disasters serve as a reminder to the maritime profession of the eminent need for enhancing safety cost-effectively and as a strong indicator of the existing gaps in the stability safety of...


A Short Bright Flash: Augustin Fresnel and the Birth of the Modern Lighthouse

by Theresa Levitt

“Combin[es] matters of biography, science, engineering, technology, art, history, economics and politics seemingly effortlessly and definitely seamlessly. An excellent book and a joy to read.”—Henry Petroski,...


Structural Engineering Formulas, Second Edition

by Ilya Mikhelson & Tyler Hicks

PRACTICAL, PORTABLE, AND PACKED WITH UP-TO-DATE STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING FORMULAS

Thoroughly revised with more than 300 new formulas, this compact yet comprehensive compilation puts essential data related to the...


The Battery: How Portable Power Sparked a Technological Revolution

by Henry Schlesinger

“Henry Schlesinger is playful and intelligent and obscenely well read.” — Richard Zacks, author of The Pirate Hunter

"Henry Schlesinger’s fascinating and superbly researched history of the battery is...


Going to Extremes

by Nick Middleton

In Going to Extremes writer, presenter and Oxford geography don Nick Middleton visits Oymyakon in Siberia, where the average winter temperature is -47 degrees and 40% of the population have lost their fingers...


Schaum's Outline of Organic Chemistry, Fourth Edition

by Herbert Meislich, Howard Nechamkin & Jacob ; Hademenos, George J. Sharefkin

Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time?

Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams....


Among the Great Apes: Adventures on the Trail of Our Closest Relatives

by Paul Raffaele

“A fantastic book. . . . Anyone who cares about animals will benefit hugely from reading it.” —Shaun Ellis, star of Animal Planet's "Living with the Wolfman" and author of The Man Who Lives with Wolves...


The Language of Life: DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine

by Francis S. Collins

"His groundbreaking work has changed the very ways we consider our health and examine disease.” —Barack Obama

From Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institute of Health, 2007 recipient of the...


Silicon-on-Sapphire Circuits and Systems: Sensor and Biosensor Interfaces

by Eugenio Culurciello

The Latest Silicon-on-Sapphire CMOS Design and Fabrication Techniques

Develop high-performance SOS-based microsystems. Filled with examples, schematics, and charts, Silicon-on-Sapphire Circuits and Systems covers...


The Lost Fleet: The Discovery of a Sunken Armada from the Golden Age of Piracy

by Barry Clifford & Kenneth Kinkor

On January 2, 1678, a fleet of French ships sank off the Venezuelan coast. This proved disastrous for French naval power in the region, and sparked the rise of a golden age of piracy.

Tracing the lives of fabled...