Conceptual Physics, Tenth Edition helps readers connect physics to their everyday experiences and the world around them with additional help on solving more mathematical problems. Hewitt's text is famous for engaging readers with analogies and imagery from real-world situations that build a strong conceptual understanding of physical principles ranging from classical mechanics to modern physics. With this strong foundation, readers are better equipped to understand the equations and formulas of physics, and motivated to explore the thought-provoking exercises and fun projects in each chapter. Included in the package is the workbook. Mechanics, Properties of Matter, Heat, Sound, Electricity and Magnetism, Light, Atomic and Nuclear Physics, Relativity. For all readers interested in conceptual physics.
Reid (senior product manager, Cryptometrics) introduces the technical capabilities and limitations of computer biometric systems for measuring fingerprints, eye characteristics, or other body information as a computer security measure serving a similar purpose to personal identification numbers. He describes the workings of the different types of technologies and examines some of the mathematics behind biometric systems. He also describes the conceptualization and implementation of a particular system with which he was involved. Annotation : 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
This is an explanation of what Nanotechnology is all about and its business aspects, written in an approachable and witty style. Nanotechnology's impact will reach beyond science to touch the everyday health, work, and businesses.
This book is designed to introduce readers to the exciting world of immunology, the people who populate it and foster a curiosity to question and know more. The book is supported by a consistent, colourful art programme. The detailed explanation of concepts and terms, and the deconstruction of complex molecular mechanisms into simple, easy-to-remember steps help students focus on the fundamentals without any distractions. Packed with extensive Web-based supplements, the book enables students to visualize concepts, thereby enriching the learning process. The book, comprising twenty chapters, has numerous pedagogical elements built into it. Margin snippets present interesting and relevant information without breaking the flow of the text. Margin definitions highlight the key terms for easy identification and recollection. Each chapter talks about a relevant molecular biology technique, thus providing an insight into the practical aspect of immunology as well. A glossary at the end of the book lists out the important terms used.
This is a new Puffin edition of Allan Ahlberg's best-selling Cops and Robbers classic picture book, with a brand new look! The robbers of London town plan a desperate crime one Christmas Eve - to steal all the toys they can lay their hands on! Fortunately, the robbers meet their match in brave office Pugh who leaps into action and arrests the villains - all except Grandma Swagg who manages to get away. Look out for these other classics by Allan Ahlberg: Kicking a Ball; The Baby's Catalogue; Burglar Bill; Each Peach Pear Plum; The One and Only Two Heads; Son of a Gun; The Little Worm Book; Two Wheels Two Heads; Funny Bones; A Pair of Sinners; Happy Families; Peepo!; The Ha Ha Bonk Book; Help Your Child to Read; Ten in a Bed; Please Mrs Butler; Daisy Chains; Yum Yum; Playmates; Foldaways; Woof; The Cinderella Show; The Jolly Postman; The Jolly Christmas Postman; The Jolly Pocket Postman; The Clothes Horse and Other Stories; The Mighty Slide; Starting School; Heard it in the Playground; The Bear Nobody Wanted; It was a Dark and Stormy Night; The Giant Baby; Baby Sleeps; Blue Buggy; Doll and Teddy; See the Rabbit; Please Mrs Butler; The Better Brown Stories; The Boyhood of Burglar Bill
Covering the latest advanced in the field, this brief, easy-to-read introduction to educational psychology focuses on learning and teaching in subject areas and on helping students develop specific cognitive processes that are required to accomplish real academic tasks. Shows how psychological theories and research influence the development of better instructional practices and how real instructional problems influence the development of better psychological theories and research. Deals with the educational psychology of five major subject areas -- reading fluency, reading comprehension, writing, mathematics, and science. Includes three to six major cognitive processes involved in mastering the subject area in each chapter. Analyzes the types of knowledge that are needed to perform academic tasks in the domain in several chapters. Provides concrete examples and connections between cognitive research and practical educational problems. Covers the core advances in educational psychology. For educators at all levels.