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- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 27.95
"An astonishingly detailed rendering of the variety and complexity of racial experience in an evolving national culture." - The New York Times Book Review In the Obama era, as Americans confront the enduring significance of race and heritage, this multigenerational account of family secrets promises to spark debate across the country. Daniel... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 112.50
The connection between a quantum behavior of the structure elements of a substance and the parameters that determine the macroscopic behavior of materials has a major influence on the properties exhibited by different solids. Although quantum theory and engineering should complement each other, this is not always the case. This book aims to... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 169.00
Gives a comprehensive description of the universal generating function technique and its applications in binary and multi-state system reliability analysis. This monograph is of interest to those interested in system reliability, performance analysis and optimization in industrial, electrical and nuclear engineering. more...
- Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 6.50
A summer in paradise. That's all Marne wants. That's all she can think of when she asks her parents permission to spend the summer in Hawaii with Aunt Carole and her family. But Marne quickly realizes her visit isn't going to be just about learning to surf and morning runs along the beach, despite the cute surfer boy she keeps bumping into. For one... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 195.00
Creep and fatigue are the most prevalent causes of rupture in superalloys, which are important materials for industrial usage, e.g. in engines and turbine blades in aerospace or in energy producing industries. As temperature increases, atom mobility becomes appreciable, affecting a number of metal and alloy properties. It is thus vital to find new... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 18.99
While many think of algorithms as specific to computer science, at its core algorithmic thinking is defined by the use of analytical logic to solve problems. This logic extends far beyond the realm of computer science and into the wide and entertaining world of puzzles. In Algorithmic Puzzles, Anany and Maria Levitin use many classic brainteasers as... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00
Music, Science, and the Brain are more closely related than you think. Daniel J. Levitin, James McGill Professor of Psychology and Music at McGill University, shows you why this is. In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin ( The World in Six Songs ) explores the connection between music,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00
The author of the New York Times bestseller This Is Your Brain on Music reveals music's role in the evolution of human culture-and "will leave you awestruck" ( The New York Times ) Daniel J. Levitin's astounding debut bestseller, This Is Your Brain on Music , enthralled and delighted readers as it transformed our understanding of how music... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2011; US$ 11.65
This is the first book to offer a comprehensive explanation of how humans experience music and to unravel the mystery of our perennial love affair with it. Using musical examples from Bach to the Beatles, Levitin reveals the role of music in human evolution, shows how our musical preferences begin to form even before we are born and explains... more...