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Download Handbook of powder technology / Volume 8, Gas fluidization / by Melvyn Pell; J C Williams; Terence Allen PDF

By Melvyn Pell; J C Williams; Terence Allen

Sustainable agriculture is a quickly transforming into box aiming at generating foodstuff and effort in a sustainable manner for people and their young children. Sustainable agriculture is a self-discipline that addresses present matters corresponding to weather switch, expanding nutrients and gas costs, poor-nation hunger, rich-nation weight problems, water pollutants, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest regulate, and biodiversity depletion. Novel options are Read more...

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Download Higher, Further, Faster... Is Technology Improving Sport? by Stewart Ross PDF

By Stewart Ross

Recreation is present process an international technological revolution. 12 months on 12 months, files are smashed, apparatus will get extra refined, amenities increase nearly past popularity. those alterations are impacting on all parts of activity, from sneakers to cycles and stadia. is that this making recreation extra interesting for individuals and spectators? Or are expertise and backbone turning into secondary to funds and expertise, devaluing sincere competition?In better, additional, Faster…, Stewart Ross appears at those questions and masses extra. beginning with an outline of technology's effect on parts universal to varied activities, similar to bats, balls, pitches and specific garments, he then examines the controversies that come up nearly day-by-day, from golfing membership know-how to using Hawk-eye in tennis. He additionally appears forward to the techno-future of significant activities resembling soccer, tennis, golfing, cricket, biking and motor activity, and asks the place they're going:Are referees and umpires changing into redundant?If medicines will continuously win, will we quite have a call approximately utilizing them?Will we ever see a Super-Human Olympics?Is smooth specialist recreation extra approximately expertise than talent?Can athletes from the constructing global ever desire to compete in sleek sport?This ebook is a must-read for all contributors and enthusiasts who are looking to comprehend the technological upheaval that's shaking sleek game to its very foundations. One thing's evidently: no matter if you discover it stimulating or simply undeniable frightening, the long run should be very, very different…About the authorStewart Ross is a full-time author with a few 2 hundred released titles to his credits. he's additionally an occasional journalist and broadcaster, a common lecturer, particularly at the QE2 and at ICES (La Roche sur Yon, France, the place he lectures to technological know-how students), and a far sought-after presenter of workshops to high schools and grownup

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Download Macmillan Directory of Technology in Global Financial by John Graham, etc., Andrew Matthews PDF

By John Graham, etc., Andrew Matthews

This can be an try to supply a completely built-in advisor to the structural and operational dynamics of the rising international monetary markets, the player monetary organisations, the recommendations of monetary engineering in advanced international markets and knowledge platforms know-how. between John Graham's past courses are the "Penguin Dictionary of Computers", "Making pcs Pay", "Systems research in company" and the "Penguin Dictionary of Telecommunications".

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Download Human-Computer Interaction Fundamentals by Andrew Sears, Julie A. Jacko PDF

By Andrew Sears, Julie A. Jacko

Hailed on first book as a compendium of foundational ideas and state-of-the-art learn, The Human-Computer interplay Handbook has turn into the most effective reference during this box. Derived from decide on chapters of this groundbreaking and authoritative source, Human-Computer interplay Fundamentals emphasizes rising issues reminiscent of sensor established interactions, tangible interfaces, augmented cognition, cognition below rigidity, ubiquitous and wearable computing, and privateness and defense. It places the highlight not just at the primary matters fascinated by the expertise of human-computer interactions and but in addition at the clients themselves. The publication positive aspects visionary views and advancements that essentially rework the way researchers and practitioners view this discipline.

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Download THz Technology Applied to Cultural Heritage in Practice by Kaori Fukunaga PDF

By Kaori Fukunaga

This booklet describes the present, concrete prestige of terahertz (THz) know-how utilized to clinical diagnoses of cultural history items for conservation making plans in addition to for ancient curiosity. it really is not like different THz-related clinical books in optics sequence, which purely describe applied sciences and the physics in the back of them. a brand new strategy using THz know-how is brought, with the intention to support conservators and historians to examine artwork gadgets at their museums. by utilizing pulse echoes, THz imaging can noninvasively express inner constructions akin to layers in work and inner defects or extra items in gadgets. the largest good thing about THz expertise in historical past technology is that THz waves can demonstrate the of coaching layers and helps of work that can't be saw via different nondestructive trying out equipment, resembling infrared (IR) or X-ray radiography. The of helps and practise layers be sure the life of the work, in order that their situation is the main issue for conservation planning.

The comparability with latest vintage equipment for clinical analyses is very vital within the context of introducing new applied sciences in any examine box, seeing that so much conservators and history scientists have their very own protocols for traditional tools. This booklet compares THz effects not just with noticeable pass sections acquired utilizing harmful equipment, but additionally mid-IR, close to IR, UV, X-ray, and nuclear magnetic resonance(NMR), that are thought of to be nondestructive methods.

The publication indicates destiny paintings that may be performed via THz experts, in particular about the improvement of THz cameras, and via engineers and scientists in different fields, resembling sign processing and chemistry, in addition to through conservators.

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Download Immobilized Biocatalysts: An Introduction by Winfried Hartmeier PDF

By Winfried Hartmeier

Biotechnological approaches frequently require using immobilized biocatalysts. This translation of the main winning German variation introduces the theoretical historical past of this swiftly starting to be box via a close description of a number of the innovations of immobilizing, characterizing, and utilizing biocatalysts. the great dialogue of attainable purposes in business techniques and in simple examine leads to a realistic advisor for everybody interested by those recommendations. additionally, a few chosen experiments are extra that allows you to facilitate the certainty of the theoretical reports.

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Download Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less by Sherry Turkle PDF

By Sherry Turkle

Ponder Facebook—it’s human touch, simply more straightforward to have interaction with and more straightforward to prevent. constructing know-how grants closeness. occasionally it can provide, yet a lot of our smooth lifestyles leaves us much less attached with humans and extra hooked up to simulations of them.
In Alone Together, MIT know-how and society professor Sherry Turkle explores the facility of our new instruments and toys to dramatically modify our social lives. It’s a nuanced exploration of what we're taking a look for—and sacrificing—in an international of digital partners and social networking instruments, and a controversy that, regardless of the hand-waving of today’s self-described prophets of the long run, it is going to be the following new release who will chart the trail among isolation and connectivity.

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Download Integrating Advanced Technology into Technology Education by Dennis A. Swyt (auth.), Michael Hacker, Anthony Gordon, Marc PDF

By Dennis A. Swyt (auth.), Michael Hacker, Anthony Gordon, Marc de Vries (eds.)

Technology is a dynamic box during which new advancements ensue regularly. schooling frequently lacks at the back of the most recent advancements during this topic quarter. hence it can be crucial to think about updating schooling on a regular basis. The NATO complex learn Workshop "Integrating complicated expertise into expertise schooling" mentioned useful adjustments in expertise schooling because of new advancements in expertise. It used to be held in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, October 9-12, 1990. Our effect is that there has been a fruitful interplay among educationalists, coverage makers, and industrialists. those teams all have their very own method of coming near near know-how schooling and the convention gave them a chance for sharing principles that come from those a variety of ways. The contributors felt that the problem of integrating complex expertise into know-how schooling was once fairly correct. there has been a excessive measure of dedication in shows and discussions. This resulted in the formula of a couple of ideas to humans in NATO nations who're curious about expertise schooling. We as organizers savour the contributions of many folks to this convention: NATO for financing it; Dr. Thomas Liao particularly for exciting either NATO and us to gain it; the presenters for surroundings the scene for discussions; all contributors for sharing principles and views; and at last Springer-Verlag for publishing the complaints. April 1991 Michael Hacker Anthony Gordon Marc de Vries advent From the most subject of the convention --Integrating complicated expertise into expertise schooling --we distilled six questions: 1.

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Download Advances in Wind Energy Conversion Technology by J. Gordon Leishman (auth.), Mathew Sathyajith, Geeta Susan PDF

By J. Gordon Leishman (auth.), Mathew Sathyajith, Geeta Susan Philip (eds.)

The proposed e-book presents in-depth dialogue on all of the significant facets of wind strength conversion expertise. educational and commercial specialists proportion their services and stories in wind power conversion platforms via quite a few chapters grouped in to 8 sections. against this with different guides during this quarter, a close part on offshore wind farms is integrated during this quantity. fiscal and environmental facets of wind strength coversion also are given due emphasis, in addition to the hot tendencies in wind strength engineering. even though a contributory quantity, continuity among chapters and sections are maintained through the book.

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