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The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought ...

The pope of the year 1000, Gerbert of Aurillac, was the leading mathematician and astronomer of his day. Using medieval letters and modern reportage, and traveling through Gerbert's world, the author shows how science was central to the lives of monks, kings, and even popes a thousand years ago.

Basic Chemistry, 4th Int. Ed. - Timberlake, K. C.

Maintaining the clear and approachable writing style characteristic of author Karen Timberlake, Basic Chemistry, Fourth Edition, adds to its suite of problem-solving tools and techniques necessary for educational and workforce success. Engaging new features such as Key Math Skills and Core Chemistry Skills, and Math Review Modules allow students of various levels and learning styles to practice and master quantitative skills. Popular features, including “Combining Ideas” sections and end-of-cha...

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 17th Ed. - Clayton, B. D.

Known for its accurate, up-to-date drug content and its practical application of the nursing process to drugs and disorders, Clayton and Willihnganz's Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 17th Edition prepares you for safe medication administration. Emphasizing the nurse's role, clear guidelines cover safe drug handling, types of drugs used for disorders or to affect body systems, injection and enteral administration, and patient education. From a respected PharmD/Nursing author team, this full-color...

Robbins Basic Pathology - Kumar, V., Abbas, A.K., Aster, J.

Robbins Basic Pathology delivers the pathology knowledge you need, the way you need it, from the name you can trust! This medical textbook’s unbeatable author team helps you efficiently master the core concepts you need to know for your courses and USMLE exams.

Heart Rate Variability - Ernst, G.

This book is an evaluation of heart rate variability (HRV), the tendency for the heart rate to oscillate, increasing and decreasing depending on a number of factors. Such oscillations can give information on the state of the complex systems involved and can reveal a higher mortality risk. The author discusses the basic functional structures responsible for HRV and the evidence for this. In addition, the book provides a framework to understand HRV within the perspective of systems biology and pr...

Communicative Language Teaching PB - William T. Littlewood

Anotace: Kniha poskytuje úvod do komunikativní jazykové výuky a je určena učitelům cizích jazyků Popis: The communicative approach is changing the face of foreign language teaching. It provides an introduction to communicative language teaching for practising classroom teachers. The author gives a single coherent account of the basic communicative ideas, emphasizing those aspects most important in the classroom so that teachers can integrate the new ideas into their own familiar methods. He str...

Teaching Young Learners to Think - Puchta, Herbert & William...

Teaching Young Learners to Think offers 80 activities with photocopiable worksheets and easy-to-follow teacher's notes. Herbert Puchta, author of a wide range of innovative teaching materials, and Marion Williams, well-known for her book Psychology for Language Teachers, have developed specifically designed tasks that develop children's foreign language competence while promoting the basic thinking skills they will need as they grow older. Teachers will enjoy using the motivating tasks that hav...

Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease Professional ...

Dependable, current, and complete, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 9th Edition is the perennially best-selling text that you'll use long after your medical student days are behind you. A world-class author team headed by Drs. Vinay Kumar, Abul Abbas, and Jon Aster, delivers the latest, most essential pathology knowledge in a readable, interesting manner, ensuring optimal understanding of the latest basic science and clinical content. High-quality photographs and full-color illus...

Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum - Sussking, L.

In The Theoretical Minimum, world-class physicist Leonard Susskind provided a brilliant first course in classical mechanics, offering readers not an oversimplified introduction but the real thing - everything you need to start doing physics, and nothing more. Now he returns with the next challenge that every aspiring physics buff must tackle: quantum mechanics. Unlike most popular physics books, Susskind and his co-author Art Friedman teach the maths and equations that are essential to any real...

Pathophysiology - Damjanov, I.

This completely new textbook takes an integrative, problem-based approach to pathophysiology, creating an effective bridge from basic science to clinical practice. Preeminent pathology practitioner, author, and instructor Ivan Damjanov, MD, PhD skillfully provides you with the rich understanding of disease mechanisms you need to succeed on the USMLE and beyond. Clinical vignettes in each chapter, presented in a problem-based format, demonstrate the practical relevance of pathophysiology princip...

Financial and Managerial Accounting

With the 15th edition of Financial and Managerial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions, the Williams author team continues to be a solid foundation for students who are learning basic accounting concepts. In this revision, the authors have added to and refined the coverage of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), particularly in Chapter 15 (Global Business and Accounting). Hallmarks of the text including the solid Accounting Cycle Presentation, relevant pedagogy, and high ...

Teaching Young Learners to Think

Teaching Young Learners to Think offers 80 activities with photocopiable worksheets and easy-to-follow teacher's notes. Herbert Puchta, author of a wide range of innovative teaching materials, and Marion Williams, well-known for her book Psychology for Language Teachers, have developed specifically designed tasks that develop children's foreign language competence while promoting the basic thinking skills they will need as they grow older. Teachers will enjoy using the motivating tasks that hav...

Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique, 13th Ed. - Phillips...

For over 50 years, Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique, 13th Edition has been the text of choice for understanding basic surgical principles and techniques. Highly readable, accurate, and comprehensive, it clearly covers the "nuts and bolts" of surgical techniques in a step-by-step format that makes it easy to effectively apply basic principles to clinical practice. Expert author Nancymarie Phillips emphasizes the importance of teamwork throughout, with practical strategies and examples of ...

PRESENTING IN ENGLISH: How to give successful presentations ...

This new edition of Presenting in English teaches students how to become successful presenters at conferences or meetings. The author, himself a very effective presenter, has organised all the skills, language, and techniques needed to present in public with confidence. The 72 units of Presenting in English are organised into seven sections: Getting Started Exploiting Visuals Using Your voice Basic Techniques Further Techniques Key Language Handling questions Unique Features: The real language ...

Ophthalmic Disease in Veterinary Medicine - Charles L. Marti...

The softcover edition of this comprehensive, superbly illustrated textbook contains key updates to the text and references, reflecting the main developments in science and in practice since first publication. It is aimed squarely at veterinarians in practice and training interested in all types of ophthalmic diseases and disorders. Species coverage is mainly dog and cat with additional material on the horse and the cow. Following an outline of the basic elements of ophthalmic science relevant t...

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Haematology and Transfusio...

The first edition of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Haematology and Transfusion Medicine was a leader in its field, and this new edition has been eagerly awaited. The basic principles of haematology, which form the core of the Manual, have been updated to include new diagnostic procedures and new treatment strategies. New authors provide a fresh perspective on some topics and there are new chapters on anaemia of inflammation and neoplasia, non-regenerative anaemia, and vascular thrombosi...

Draw People in 15 Minutes: Amaze your friends with your draw...

Yes, you can draw! And this book will show you how. By the time you finish reading, youll have all the skills you need to sketch a convincing clothed figure in 15 minutes. Artist, life drawing expert, and best-selling author Jake Spicer takes you through a series of carefully cra!ed tutorials, from how to put together a basic sketch of a person to developing your drawings and taking them further. From materials and set-up to mark-making, spatial relationships and how clothes hang on a body, eve...

Small animal surgery : Bloodless surgery - Rodriguez, J.

José Rodríguez, together with Guillermo Couto and Jorge Llinás, surprises us again with a new volume of the Small Animal Surgery collection, although this time he focuses on the application of bloodless surgery. The author and his colleagues use their wide experience to show readers the importance of ensuring appropriate haemostasis in surgical procedures. The basic principles of haemostasis, their practical application in various clinical cases or the different techniques available are explain...

Pattern Magic 3 - Nakamichi Tomoko

In this new addition to the Pattern Magic series from Japan, Tomoko Nakamichi teaches you how to sculpt with fabric, creating beautiful shapes, waves and accents. Next, she looks at creating dynamic movement in garments, using ruffles, shirring and precise, sharply pleated lines. All the measurements and scaling information you need to start pattern making is included. As throughout the series, all the patterns are based on a basic block, supplied in the book. Thorough step-by-step instruction...

Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals, 3rd...

Now with an on-line self-assessment module -www.whaitesessentialsdentalradiography.com - ideal for consolidating and assessing knowledge! This popular text presents all of the information that a Dental Care Professional (DCP) needs to know in order to safely capture high-quality clinical images. In this latest edition, both traditional methods of imaging and new modalities are included and the author team has been expanded to bring a fresh approach to the subject area. Written in a highly acces...

Introductory Fisheries Analyses with R - Ogle, Derek H.

A How-To Guide for Conducting Common Fisheries-Related Analyses in R Introductory Fisheries Analyses with R provides detailed instructions on performing basic fisheries stock assessment analyses in the R environment. Accessible to practicing fisheries scientists as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate students, the book demonstrates the flexibility and power of R, offers insight into the reproducibility of script-based analyses, and shows how the use of R leads to more efficient and prod...

Czech for English Speakers - Čeština pro anglicky mluvící - ...

The textbook is meant for English speaking persons that want to reach A1 level according to the Common European Framework within quite a short time, preferably with the help of a teacher. The aim is to help students to acquire basic language competence and an ability to communicate in common everyday situations. The textbook consists of - six lessons ordered topically according to the real life situations that foreign students may experience at the beginning of their stay abroad - a key to the ...

Text, Role and Context PB - Johns, Ann

Anotace: Tato kniha se zabývá základními otázkami týkajícími se studentské gramotnosti a lektorské role a postupů v akademických souvislostech. Popis: This text explores fundamental issues relating to student literacies and instructor roles and practices within academic contexts. This volume uses the concept of academic literacy to offer a perspective on the teaching of English for academic purposes. The author argues for a socioliterate approach to teaching which aims to help readers and write...

Czech for English Speakers / Čeština pro anglicky mluvící + CDmp3 - Hejtmánková Jana

The textbook is meant for English speaking persons that want to reach A1 level according to the Common European Framework within quite a short time, preferably with the help of a teacher. The aim is to help students to acquire basic language competence and an ability to communicate in common everyday situations. The textbook consists of • six lessons ordered topically according to the real life situations that foreign students may experience at the beginning of their stay abroad • a key to the ...

WOMEN FOOD AND GOD - ROTH, G.

Millions of us are locked into an unwinnable weight game, as our self-worth is shredded with every diet failure. Combine the utter inefficacy of dieting with the lack of spiritual nourishment and we have generations of mad, ravenous self-loathing women. So says Geneen Roth, in her life-changing new book, Women, Food and God. Since her 1991 bestseller, When Food Is Love, was published, Roth has taken the sum total of her experience and combined it with spirituality and psychology to explain wome...

Mitzvoth Ethics and Jewish Bible - Ratheiser, G. M. H.

Ratheiser's study provides the framework for a non-confessional, mitzvoth ethics-centered and historical-philological approach to the Jewish bible and deals with the basic steps of an alternative paradigmatic perspective on the biblical text. The author seeks to demostrate the ineptness of confessional and ahistorical approaches to the Jewish bible. Based on his observations and his survey of the history of interpretation of the Jewish bible, Ratheiser introduces an alternative hermeneutical-ex...

A Gift of Hope - Steel, D.

In her powerful memoir His Bright Light, Danielle Steel opened her heart to share the devastating story of the loss of her beloved son. In A Gift of Hope, she shows us how she transformed that pain into a campaign of service that enriched her life beyond what she could imagine. For eleven years, Danielle Steel took to the streets with a small team to help the homeless of San Francisco. She worked under cover of darkness distributing food, clothing, bedding, tools, and toiletries to the city’s m...

Financial Crises, Liquidity, and the International Monetary ...

Once upon a time, economists saw capital account liberalization--the free and unrestricted flow of capital in and out of countries--as unambiguously good. Good for debtor states, good for the world economy. No longer. Spectacular banking and currency crises in recent decades have shattered the consensus. In this remarkably clear and pithy volume, one of Europe's leading economists examines these crises, the reforms being undertaken to prevent them, and how global financial institutions might be...

Basics of Engineering Turbulence - Ting, D.

Basics of Engineering Turbulence introduces flow turbulence to engineers and engineering students who have a fluid dynamics background, but do not have advanced knowledge on the subject. It covers the basic characteristics of flow turbulence in terms of its many scales. The author uses a pedagogical approach to help readers better understand the fundamentals of turbulence scales, especially how they are derived through the order of magnitude analysis. This book is intended for those who have an...

Discrete Simulation and Animation for Mining Engineers - Stu...

General Purpose Simulation System (GPSS) is a special computer programming language primarily used to simulate what can be classified as discrete systems. A discrete system is one where, at any given instant in time, a countable number of things can take place. The basic operation of a mine itself can be considered such a system. Discrete Simulation and Animation for Mining Engineers explains how to model mining systems using GPSS/H(R) and PROOF(R) by Wolverine Software Corporation. Employing a...

Data Visualization with Python and JavaScript : Scrape, Clea...

Learn how to turn raw data into rich, interactive web visualizations with the powerful combination of Python and JavaScript. With this hands-on guide, author Kyran Dale teaches you how build a basic dataviz toolchain with best-of-breed Python and JavaScript libraries-including Scrapy, Matplotlib, Pandas, Flask, and D3-for crafting engaging, browser-based visualizations. As a working example, throughout the book Dale walks you through transforming Wikipedia's table-based list of Nobel Prize winn...

Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease - Vinay Kumar

Dependable, current, and complete, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 9th Edition is the perennially best-selling text that you'll use long after your medical student days are behind you. A world-class author team headed by Drs. Vinay Kumar, Abul Abbas, and Jon Aster, delivers the latest, most essential pathology knowledge in a readable, interesting manner, ensuring optimal understanding of the latest basic science and clinical content. High-quality photographs and full-color illus...

Design of Smart Power Grid Renewable Energy Systems, 2nd Ed....

Provides a systems approach to sustainable green energy production and contains analytical tools to aid in the design of renewable microgrids This book discusses the fundamental concepts of power grid integration on microgrids of green energy sources. In each chapter, the author presents a key engineering problem, and then formulates a mathematical model of the problem followed by a simulation testbed in MATLAB, highlighting solution steps. The book builds its foundation on design of distribute...

Ground Engineering - Principles and Practices for Undergroun...

This book teaches readers ground engineering principles and related mining and risk management practices associated with underground coal mining. It establishes the basic elements of risk management and the fundamental principles of ground behaviour and then applies these to the essential building blocks of any underground coal mining system, comprising excavations, pillars, and interactions between workings. Readers will also learn about types of ground support and reinforcement systems and th...

Pronunciation of English Book - Jones, Daniel

Anotace: Kniha pro učitele zaměřena na výslovnost Popis: This edition of The Pronunciation of English incorporates the final results of Daniel Jones? lifelong study of English pronunciation usage. It is the standard work on English phonetics and the name of its author will, in the words of Professor A. C. Gimson, ?remain in linguistic history as the great authority on the pronunciation of British English in the twentieth century?. The Pronunciation of English was written originally as a detaile...