Solar Energy: Technologies and Project Delivery for Buildings

Solar Energy Technologies and Project Delivery for Buildings

PREFACE In this book I draw upon thirty years of experience in solar energy engineering to prepare the practicing engineer to deliver solar energy systems in their projects. I try to include between the covers of this book all of the information specifi c to solar energy needed to supplement the general project delivery process […]

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Veganomicon, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook

Veganomicon, 10th Anniversary Edition The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook

No, no, it’s none of those. It’s the doorstop of a cookbook that you hold in your precious hands with over 250 recipes that since 2007 really have become some of the most requested recipes by both vegans and nonvegans alike. It’s been around just long enough that we’ve met full-grown adult plant eaters who […]

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Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin

Full House The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin

J nan old literary theme, from Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son to Tennessee Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, our most beloved child is often the most problematic and misunderstood among our offspring. I worry for Full House, my adored and wayward boy. I have nurtured this short book for fifteen years through […]

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Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

Human Evolution A Very Short Introduction

For an author used to the luxury of lengthy academic papers and the occasional 500-page monograph, and to the protection afforded by technical language and multiple qualifications, boiling down human evolutionary history to the size constraints and style of a VSI was a considerable challenge. That it was overcome at all is in large measure […]

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Cogeneration: Technologies, Optimisation and Implementation

Cogeneration Technologies, Optimisation and Implementation

Cogeneration of electricity and heat was initiated in 1880–1890 and soon reached a level that most of the electricity needed in the industrial sector at least in the United States of America in the early 1900s was supplied by cogeneration systems. After several decades of decline, the interest and the investments in research, development and […]

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Applied Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics, Seventh Edition

Applied Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics, Seventh Edition

The publication of this seventh edition of Applied Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics represents over three decades in print. Since the introduction of classic pharmacokinetics in the first edition, the discipline has expanded and evolved greatly. The basic pharmacokinetic principles and biopharmaceutics now include pharmacogenetics, drug receptor theories, advances in membrane transports, and functional physiology. These advances […]

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Managing Engineering and Technology (6th Edition)

Managing Engineering and Technology (6th Edition)

This book is different from the previous one since today’s technological society is constantly progressing, and with the progress comes a need for the engineer to be able to address the technological societal challenges and opportunities for the future. Engineers are a key element today in the role that any country must play to maintain […]

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Hacking Marketing: Agile Practices to Make Marketing Smarter, Faster, and More Innovative

Hacking Marketing: Agile Practices to Make Marketing Smarter, Faster, and More Innovative

It’s a fascinating time to work in marketing. It’s also a somewhat dizzying time, with so much change happening around us. The world is becoming more digital every day, steadily reshaping relationships between customers and businesses in the process. Buyers have more information, more options, and more leverage in when, where, and how they engage […]

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Lab Manual for Statistical Analysis

Lab Manual for Statistical Analysis

This lab manual is meant to accompany a text covering the basic statistics used in the behavioral sciences. It will focus on practicing the statistical skills and concepts you are covering in the course rather than providing the instruction on skills and concepts. In addition, the basics of research design are covered in some activities […]

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C How To Program with an Introduction to C++, Global Edition

C How To Program with an Introduction to C++, Global Edition

This book presents leading-edge computing technologies for college students, instructors and software-development professionals. At the heart of the book is the Deitel signature “live-code approach”—we present concepts in the context of complete working programs, rather than in code snippets. Each code example is followed by one or more sample executions. Read the online Before You […]

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Developmental Biology 7th ed by Gilbert, Scott F

Developmental Biology 7th ed by Gilbert, Scott F

The Questions of Developmental Biology According to Aristotle, the first embryologist known to history, science begins with wonder: “It is owing to wonder that people began to philosophize, and wonder remains the beginning of knowledge.” The development of an animal from an egg has been a source of wonder throughout history. The simple procedure of […]

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Plant Biology: Pearson New International Edition

Plant Biology Pearson New International Edition

Among the most wonderful plants in the world is the titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum), a native of the rain forests of Sumatra, in Indonesia. The titan arum is famous because it produces the largest known cluster of flowers (inflorescence), which may be 9 feet tall and 3–4 feet in diameter. When it blooms, which is […]

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