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Petit point: a candid portrait on the aberrations of science by Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

By Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

During this attention-grabbing booklet, Nobel Prize winner Pierre-Gilles de Gennes wittily captures the lives of personalities from either the tutorial and the economic global in pleasant bite-size tales. lots of the characters during this assortment are like these in Aesop's fables, yet in modern day learn settings. The ebook presents a severe account of aberrations (fortunately infrequent) of the medical neighborhood. Many classes might be drawn from the tales. For the younger researcher, this e-book is sort of a telescope: for seeing different humans past his or her laboratory. For the administrator, this booklet is sort of a microscope: for seeing contained in the humans large and complicated constructions. despite the fact that, like Aesop's fables, you wouldn't supply the e-book as a present to an individual except an in depth and clever pal.

Petit aspect isn't really a e-book to be gobbled in one sitting. it's one to be savored and mirrored upon — it exhibits what the area might be like and what we ourselves may perhaps turn into. it really is like a replicate — to be visited every now and then.

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Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology [Vol 17] by Kirk-Othmer

By Kirk-Othmer

Encyclopedia of Chemical expertise This new 3rd variation of the Encyclopedia of Chemical expertise is equipped at the stable starting place of the former versions. the entire articles during this version are new and replicate the present state of the art at the topic coated. Many new matters are integrated to mirror alterations in chemical know-how throughout the Nineteen Seventies and into the early Eighties. This new version, despite the fact that, can be typical to clients of the sooner variants: complete, authoritative, lucid. Kirk-Othmer is still an necessary info resource for all manufacturers and clients of chemical items and fabrics. Emphasis during this 3rd variation is given to big present-day subject matters of outrage to all chemists, scientists, and engineers: strength, well-being, protection, toxicology, and new fabrics. New topics were additional particularly to polymer and plastics know-how, fuels and effort, inorganics and solid-state chemistry, composite fabrics, coatings, fermentation and enzymes, prescription drugs, surfactant know-how, fibers, and textiles. Excerpts from experiences of the 3rd version "…invaluable…should discover a position in all libraries utilized by chemists." —Microchemical magazine "…‘bible’ of chemical technologists…normally part of any library." —Electrochemical growth "…initial volume…an first-class commence in bringing forth new wisdom in composite form." —Journal of the yank Chemical Society "…a entire new encyclopedia…well illustrated…really inspired with the quality." —Chemical Engineering "…an priceless resource of authoritative information…" —Chemical Processing "Kirk-Othmer is universally considered as a reference paintings of par excellence. It stands excellent within the box of chemical technology…" —The Chemical Engineer "Libraries that could come up with the money for the investment…would be good recommended to make room for this worthy source." —Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

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My Phony Valentine by Marie Ferrarella, KANAKO UESUGI

By Marie Ferrarella, KANAKO UESUGI

They’re cousins! exact cousins! good, approximately exact. T.J. and Theresa not just proportion first names and extremely comparable appearances, they by chance prove sharing an analogous boyfriend while T.J. covers for her to make a enterprise negotiation. whilst Christopher meets T.J. to speak about toys, he may well discover that he’ll be performed with a piece greater than his teddy undergo line. What’s extra, Theresa could become the jealous variety who refuses to proportion her playthings, whether T.J. lied for her to get them. If T.J. comes fresh, will it aid her base line, or will taking the reality out of its unique packaging reduce the aftermarket cost?

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Eco-Friendly Synthesis of Fine Chemicals (RSC Green by Roberto Ballini, James H Clark, George A Kraus, Chiappe

By Roberto Ballini, James H Clark, George A Kraus, Chiappe Cinzia, Janet L Scott, Claudio Trombini, Giovanni Sartori, Raimondo Maggi, Ciara Oro, Laura Soldi, Rajender S Varma, Aldo Taticchi, Lucio Minuti, Brindaban C Ranu, Angelo Albini, Vivek Polshettiwar,

The twentieth century has obvious a ravishing development within the international financial system and non-stop development within the lifestyle within the industrialized nations. Sustainable improvement has develop into an awesome aim in recent times and within the early Nineties the idea that of "Green chemistry" used to be introduced within the united states as a brand new paradigm, and because 1993 it's been promoted by means of the nationwide technological know-how beginning (NSF) and the Environmental safeguard company (EPA). The luck of the pharmaceutical is, largely, a result of towering fulfillment of natural chemistry, a mature technological know-how which emerged as a special self-discipline good over one hundred fifty years in the past, even though this has been either a blessing and a curse. lots of our optimum thoughts for assembling aim molecules hire reactions that are fifty to at least one hundred years previous and are usually named in honour in their discoverers. in the course of those early years, the persistent toxicological houses of chemical substances have been usually thoroughly unknown and plenty of unwittingly turned essential instruments of the alternate. Early pioneers in eco-friendly chemistry incorporated Trost (who built the atom financial system precept) and Sheldon (who built the E-Factor). those measures have been brought to inspire using extra sustainable chemistry and supply a few benchmarking facts to motivate scientists to aspire to extra benign synthesis. eco-friendly chemistry is basically the layout of chemical approaches and approaches that decrease or put off the use, or the new release, of harmful ingredients. eco-friendly chemistry is a turning out to be region of analysis and progressively more researchers are actually thinking about this box. The variety of guides has dramatically elevated and new attractiveness of advances made is critical with appreciate to different learn parts. The synthesis of "Fine chemical compounds" represents one of many major pursuits in natural synthesis and this new e-book commonly examines the most approaches and techniques for his or her education lower than green stipulations. The publication is a suite of chosen learn subject matters added through scientists curious about the various extra trendy fields of eco-friendly chemistry. it really is dedicated to the synthesis of good chemical substances by means of substitute green solvents (ionic beverages, polyethylene glycol, water, etc.), supported natural catalysis, microwave irradiation or excessive strain as members to extra effective strategies, photochemistry as a eco-friendly process and solvent-free strategies. every one bankruptcy supplies an creation to many of the tools or approaches and their contribution to eco-friendly chemistry and various the main consultant examples of the green synthesis of excellent chemical compounds are pronounced and mentioned. additionally, there's a bankruptcy devoted to the applying of straightforward response to the synthesis of advanced molecules.The chapters are all written via authors who're specialists of their box and are exhaustively referenced and the e-book may be helpful for researchers and industrialists in addition to academia.

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Tools and Applications of Biochemical Engineering Science by K. Schugerl, A. -P Zeng

By K. Schugerl, A. -P Zeng

This specified quantity "Tools and functions of Biochemical Engineering technology" is devoted to Professor Wolf-Dieter Deckwer at the party of his sixtieth bir- day. It used to be a good excitement for me to behave including Professor Karl Schtigerl as quantity editor and to provide the following a suite of eleven awesome evaluate articles written almost always via former scholars, affiliates, colleagues and buddies of Wolf- Dieter Deckwer. The identify of this specific quantity good displays the study pursuits and sci- tific pursuit of Wolf-Dieter Deckwer in the course of his greater than twenty years’ paintings within the sector of biochemical engineering, relatively over the past 15 years whilst he used to be the top of the Biochemical Engineering department of GBF (German Nat- nal examine middle for Biotechnology). He has decisively driven the devel- ment not just of "software instruments" starting from analytical potential and mathe- tical types for tracking and realizing mobile approaches to gene expression structures for designing microorganisms, but additionally of "hardware instruments" reminiscent of machine keep watch over structures, bioreaction and separation units for eff- tively generating various bioproducts on semi-production scale. New advancements in a few of these vital instruments in biochemical engineering are reviewed in articles integrated during this quantity. Wolf-Dieter Deckwer used to be one of the best biochemical engineers who well timed mentioned the need of utilizing those instruments in an built-in demeanour for bioprocess improvement. by way of developing "Integrated Bioprocess improvement" as one of many GBF major - seek themes as early as 1990 he additionally actively promoted this concept.

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Science and Technology in Modern European Life by Guillaume P. de Syon

By Guillaume P. de Syon

Highschool to college-level libraries powerful in both technological know-how and know-how or sleek eu existence will locate technological know-how and know-how in glossy ecu lifestyles a great heritage and assessment of ways technology and expertise impacts and adjustments glossy ecu society at the present time. From city and rural agriculture and the expansion of business machines to navigating the realm and dealing with warfare, chapters supply an outstanding ancient and social background.

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Natural Categories and Human Kinds: Classification in the by Muhammad Ali Khalidi

By Muhammad Ali Khalidi

The inspiration of 'natural varieties' has been critical to modern discussions of metaphysics and philosophy of technology. even supposing explicitly articulated by means of nineteenth-century philosophers like Mill, Whewell and Venn, it has a miles older historical past relationship again to Plato and Aristotle. lately, essentialism has been the dominant account of typical forms between philosophers, however the essentialist view has encountered resistance, specially between naturalist metaphysicians and philosophers of technology. knowledgeable by means of particular exam of category within the normal and social sciences, this e-book argues opposed to essentialism and for a naturalist account of usual forms. by means of case experiences drawn from diversified clinical disciplines, from fluid mechanics to virology and polymer technological know-how to psychiatry, the writer argues that traditional varieties are nodes in causal networks. at the foundation of this account, he continues that there may be ordinary forms within the social sciences in addition to the typical sciences.

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Instrument Engineers' Handbook, Fourth Edition, Volume One: by Bela G. Liptak

By Bela G. Liptak

Unsurpassed in its insurance, usability, and authority on the grounds that its first book in 1969, the three-volume device Engineers' guide is still the ideal reference for software engineers around the globe. It is helping clients decide upon and enforce 1000's of dimension and keep watch over tools and analytical units and layout the main budget friendly procedure keep watch over structures that optimize creation and maximize safety.

Now coming into its fourth version, quantity 1: method dimension and research is totally up-to-date with elevated emphasis on set up and upkeep attention. Its insurance is now totally globalized with product descriptions from brands round the world.

Béla G. Lipták speaks on Post-Oil strength expertise at the AT&T Tech Channel

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6000 Jahre Mathematik: Eine kulturgeschichtliche Zeitreise – by Hans Wußing (auth.)

By Hans Wußing (auth.)

Mit dem Namen Euler wird vielfach der Beginn der modernen Mathematik verkn?pft. Ausgehend von seinem Leben und seiner wissenschaftlichen Arbeit wird im zweiten Teil der mathematisch-kulturhistorischen Zeitreise der Werdegang der heutigen Mathematik schrittweise nachvollzogen und illustriert. Da ein vollst?ndiger ?berblick ?ber die hoch komplexe und fragmentiert Entwicklung der Mathematik im ausgehenden 20. Jahrhundert auf kurzem Raum unm?glich, hat sich der Autor auf wichtige und exemplarische Entwicklungen konzentriert. Abgerundet wird der Band durch einen Ausblick von E. Zeidler ?ber zuk?nftige Forschungsschwerpunkte innerhalb der Mathematik. Ein spannendes Lesevergn?gen f?r Mathematiker und alle an Mathematik und seiner Geschichte als Teil unserer Kultur Interessierten!

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Marvel Illustrated: The Three Musketeers #3 by Alexandre Dumas, Visit Amazon's Roy Thomas Page, search

By Alexandre Dumas, Visit Amazon's Roy Thomas Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Roy Thomas, , Hugo Petrus

In Paris, throughout the 12 months 1625, a tender guy known as d'Artagnan, after a sequence of misadventures, makes an attempt to hitch the King's elite battling strength - The Musketeers! Joined via Porthos, Aramis, and Athos, the 4 make brief paintings of the Crown's adversaries. yet little do they understand, the evil Cardinal Richelieu is making a counter strength to the Musketeers, one that could quickly crush them and problem the facility of the French throne itself! the most recent identify within the wonder Illustrated line reunites the inventive crew which introduced you the much-lauded model of the guy within the Iron masks. concerned about one and one for all! Collects surprise Illustrated: the 3 Musketeers #1-6.

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