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  • UFO'sby Saddleback

    Saddleback Publishing 2010; US$ 11.95

    Non-fiction titles cover with high-interest subjects in a consistent format.These books enthrall and stimulate the mind of struggling readers. Each book enthusiastically guides the reader through a topic -- topics most readers find difficult to resist. more...

  • Build a Better Mousetrapby Ruth Kassinger

    Wiley 2004; US$ 19.00 US$ 13.30

    Discover the secrets behind some amazing inventions! Through observation, experimentation, and perseverance, humans through the ages have managed to solve a whole array of perplexing problems. These solutions have included such incredible inventions as the parachute, the periscope, the solar water heater, the suspension bridge, the stethoscope,... more...

  • Technoscience in Progressby S. Arnaldi; A. Lorenzet; F. Russo

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 153.00

    Nanotechnology seems to escape boundaries and definitions. This title adds to the collective effort of charting the multiple and heterogeneous dimensions that characterize nanotechnology, by analyzing the numerous modalities through which different stakeholders and actors provide definitions, attribute meaning and sense to nanoenabled innovations. more...

  • Ontology Representationby R. Hoekstra

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 145.00

    As the (in)famous definition states: "An ontology is an explicit specification of a conceptualization". However, an ontology is also a philosophical theory of existence, a knowledge management resource, a database schema, or a type of knowledge representation artefact on the semantic web. Over the years the term 'ontology' has been used in so many... more...

  • Fundamentals of Patenting and Licensing for Scientists and Engineersby Matthew Y Ma

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 54.00

    This book is the first of its kind to teach scientists and engineers how to go beyond simply getting a patent granted. It covers various aspects, from basic concepts of patent laws, patent preparation to patent post granting, in an easy-to-understand language for inventors. It also introduces the basis of patent licensing and related business aspects,... more...

  • Homogenization of Coupled Phenomena in Heterogenous Mediaby Jean-Louis Auriault; Claude Boutin; Christian Geindreau

    Wiley 2010; US$ 277.00 US$ 240.07

    Both naturally-occurring and man-made materials are often heterogeneous materials formed of various constituents with different properties and behaviours. Studies are usually carried out on volumes of materials that contain a large number of heterogeneities. Describing these media by using appropriate mathematical models to describe each constituent... more...

  • Saving Electricity in a Hurryby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 98.00

    Saving Electricity in a Hurry describes some of the recent power blackouts – from Norway to New Zealand and from Tokyo to Arizona – and the policies these regions used to quickly reduce their power consumption. It shows that countries can quickly reduce electricity consumption without harming the economy as much as blackouts or unplanned... more...

  • OECD Guidance on Safety Performance Indicatorsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 58.00

    Guidance on Safety Performance Indicators provides a systemic approach to measuring the success of stakeholders' chemical safety programmes by detailing targets, activity indicators and outcome indicators. It also provides flexibility for groups to design programmes to assess their own performance related to the prevention of, preparedness for,... more...

  • Research and Development Expenditure in Industry 2009by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 40.00

    This 2009 edition of  Research and Development Expenditure in Industry provides statistical data on R&D expenditure broken down by industrial and service sectors.  Data are presented in national currency values.  Coverage is provided for 25 OECD countries and three non-member economies.  more...

  • Research and Development Expenditure in Industry 2000by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 95.00

    The publication presents R&D expenditure data (ANBERD) for 16 OECD countries, as well as a zone total for the European Union. The coverage of ANBERD has been extended to 58 sectors, including extended coverage of the services, starting with the survey year 1987. more...