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- Momentum Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Since the discovery of graphene as a distinct allotrope of carbon, with its potential to further increase the speed of microprocessors beyond 30 peta hertz, there has been a void in resources for students and practitioners?until now. This book provides information on the synthesis, characterization, application development, scaleup, stability analysis... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95
The games of Mikhail Botvinnik, world chess champion from 1948 to 1963, have been studied by players around the world for decades. But little has been written about Botvinnik himself. This book explores his unusual dual career--as a highly regarded scientist as well as the first truly professional chess player--as well as his complex relations with... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 19.99
After covering the genre's early history and theorizing its general characteristics, this volume then focuses on specific instances of sports films, such as the biopic, the sports history film, the documentary, the fan film, the boxing film, and explores issues such as gender, race, spectacle and silent comedy. Four major films are then closely analysed... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00
In 1924, IBM built its first plant in Endicott, New York. Now, Endicott is a contested toxic waste site. With its landscape thoroughly contaminated by carcinogens, Endicott is the subject of one of the nations largest corporate-state mitigation efforts. Yet despite the efforts of IBM and the U.S. government, Endicott residents remain skeptical... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 17.99
“In this persuasive book, Wagner delineates what skills are needed in a globalized era, why most American schools can?t nurture them, and how today?s schools could be transformed to cultivate tomorrow?s skills.?—Howard Gardner more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 299.95
Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures , now in its second edition, provides a comprehensive and complete overview of all kinds of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures throughout the world. The reader is guided through different aspects of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures in 35 chapters, which are subdivided in five themes: I.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 339.00
The EURO-C conference series (Split 1984, Zell am See 1990, Innsbruck 1994, Badgastein 1998, St Johann im Pongau 2003, Mayrhofen 2006, Schladming 2010, St Anton am Alberg 2014) brings together researchers and practising engineers concerned with theoretical, algorithmic and validation aspects associated with computational simulations of concrete and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95
Advanced Oxidation Technologies (AOTs) or Processes (AOPs) are relatively new and innovative technologies to remove harmful and toxic pollutants. The most important processes among them are those using light, such as UVC/H2O2, photo-Fenton and heterogeneous photocatalysis with TiO2. These technologies are also relatively low-cost and therefore useful... more...
Co-operative and Energy Efficient Body Area and Wireless Sensor Networks for Healthcare ApplicationsElsevier Science 2014; US$ 44.95
With the advances in small and low-cost radio transceivers and RF front-ends development, the possibility of applying ubiquitous and non-invasive sensors integrated into user?s daily clothing and living activities seems more feasible. The ability to share data increases the usefulness of personal information devices, providing features not possible... more...
- New in Chess 2014; US$ 23.95
?Chuky, you?re a genius.? Leading grandmasters have been heard to whisper these words, impressed with yet another brilliancy of the Ukrainian wizard. Vassily Ivanchuk is one of the greatest players of modern time. He has finished first in all major tournaments in the world, at times with astonishing supremacy and always with deeply creative chess.... more...