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  • Domestication of Media and Technologyby Thomas Berker; Maren Hartmann; Yves Punie; Katie Ward

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    This book provides an overview of a key concept in media and technology studies: domestication. Theories around domestication shed light upon the process in which a technology changes its status from outrageous novelty to an aspect of everyday life which is taken for granted. The contributors collect past, current and future applications of the concept... more...

  • Selected papers from PMAPS 2002 - conference on probabilistic methods applied to power systems, Naples 2002by Fuido Carpinelli; Alfredo Testa

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This paper describes the on-going work done by Hydro-QueŽbec to optimize the settings of automatic devices installed in its main power plants to maintain secure operation under extreme contingencies. The automatic generator tripping and load shedding system (RPTC) described in this paper is installed at the Churchill Falls hydroelectric power plant... more...

  • Special issue on the discreet element methodby Matthew R. Kuhn

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Accurate 3D experimental particle trajectory data, acquired from a laboratory tumbling mill using bi-planar X-ray filming, are used to validate the discrete element method (DEM). Novel numerical characterisation techniques are presented that provide a basis for comparing the experimental and simulated charge behaviour. These techniques are based on... more...

  • Photoshop CS2 for Windows and Macintoshby Elaine Weinmann; Peter Lourekas

    Pearson Education 2007; US$ 25.99

    If you're interested in weaving multiple images into a seamless panorama, placing text on paths and shapes, or any of the countless other things you can do with Photoshop CS2's myriad new features, this is the place to get up to speed on them fast! In these pages best-selling authors and Photoshop masters Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas use... more...

  • Nanotechnology Demystifiedby Linda D. Williams; Wade Adams

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 26.00 US$ 21.32

    Get up to speed on nanotechnology and the many biological, chemical, physical, environmental, and political aspects of this developing science. more...

  • Employee Sickness and Fitness for Workby Gillian Howard

    Thorogood Publishing 2002; US$ 175.00

    This specially commissioned report will show you how to get the best out of your employees, from recruitment to retirement, while protecting yourself and your firm to the full. For a start, you could save yourself a lot of trouble through understanding teh law on recruitment. Then, you don't have to accept every doctor's certificate for sickness absence.... more...

  • The A-Z of Health and Safetyby Jeremy Stranks

    Thorogood Publishing 2006; US$ 38.95

    Covers information that the Health & Safety professional needs to know in order to conform with both the law and best practice. This book is a reference work useful for managers of organizations which do not have a health and safety or HR manager but who nevertheless need to know where they stand and what to do. more...

  • George Westinghouseby Quentin R. Skrabec

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 32.95

    George Westinghouse's story is rich in drama and in breadth, a story of power, city building, and applying the Golden Rule in business. His biography intersects with those of many great personalities of the Gilded Age, such as J.P Morgan, Henry Clay Frick, Andrew Carnegie, the Mellon Family, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Nikola Tesla. One of the... more...

  • Technoscience And Everyday Lifeby Mike Michael

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Examines the complex relations between technoscience and everyday life. This book on numerous examples, including both mundane technologies such as Velcro, Post-it notes, mobile phones and surveillance cameras, and the esoterica of xenotransplantation, new genetics, nanotechnology and posthuman society. more...

  • Real World Adobe Photoshop CS3by David Blatner; Conrad Chavez; Bruce Fraser

    Pearson Education 2007; US$ 47.99

    Anyone who relies on Photoshop to meet tough production challenges knows that when a new version arrives, especially one as chockfull of enhancements as Photoshop CS3, there's no time to fool around. You need to get up to speed on it, and you need to do so now. This book will get you there. In this copiously illustrated book, best-selling author David... more...