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1. Structures, Or Why Things Don't Fall Down
In a book that Business Insider noted as one of the "14 Books that inspired Elon Musk," J.E. Gordon strips engineering of its confusing technical terms, communicating its founding principles in accessible, witty prose.
For anyone who has ever wondered why suspension bridges don't collapse under eight lanes of traffic, how dams hold back--or give way under--thousands of gallons of water, or what principles guide the design of a skyscraper, a bias-cut dress, or a kangaroo, this book will ease your anxiety and answer your questions...
2. The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book
LEGO MINDSTORMS has changed the way we think about robotics by making it possible for anyone to build real, working robots. The latest MINDSTORMS set, EV3, is more powerful than ever, and The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book is the complete, beginner-friendly guide you need to get started.
Begin with the basics as you build and program a simple robot to experiment with motors, sensors, and EV3 programming. Then you'll move on to a series of increasingly sophisticated robots that will show you how to work with advanced programmin...
3. Programming in Visual Basic 2010
This is an introduction to programming using Microsoft's Visual Basic.NET 2010. It is intended for novice programmers with little or no programming experience or no experience with Visual Basic. The text emphasizes programming logic and good programming techniques with generous explanations of programming concepts written from a non-technical point of view. It stresses input, processing, and output and sequence, selection, and repetition in code development. File I/O and arrays are included. Later chapters introduce objects, event ...
4. Digital Electronics: A Practical Approach with VHDL
Digital Electronics: A Practical Approach with VHDL, Ninth Edition, offers students an easy-to-learn-from resource that emphasizes practical application of circuit design, operation, and troubleshooting. Over 1,000 annotated color figures help explain circuit operation or emphasize critical components and input/output criteria. Throughout the text, the author employs a step-by-step approach that takes students from theory to example to application of the concepts. Over all nine editions, Kleitz has consistently sought out student f...
5. Effective Java
Java has changed dramatically since the previous edition of Effective Java was published shortly after the release of Java 6. This Jolt award-winning classic has now been thoroughly updated to take full advantage of the latest language and library features. The support in modern Java for multiple paradigms increases the need for specific best-practices advice, and this book delivers.
As in previous editions, each chapter of Effective Java, Third Edition, consists of several “items,” each presented in the form of a short, stand-alon...
6. Oxford Textbook of Medicine
The Oxford Textbook of Medicine is the foremost international textbook of medicine. Unrivalled in its coverage of the scientific aspects and clinical practice of internal medicine and its subspecialties, it is a fixture in the offices and wards of physicians around the world , as well as being a key resource for medico legal practitioners. Accessible digitally with regular updates, as well as in print, readers are provided with multiple avenues of access depending on their need and preference.
More comprehensive, more authoritative...
7. The Wonderful Future That Never Was
Between 1903 and 1969, scientists and other experts made hundreds of predictions in Popular Mechanics magazine about what the future would hold. Their forecasts ranged from ruefully funny to eerily prescient and optimistically utopian. Here are the very best of them, culled from hundreds of articles, complete with the original, visually stunning retro art. They will capture the imagination of futurists in the same way Jules Verne's writing did a century earlier. Every chapter features an introduction by astrophysics professor, scie...
8. Harrisons Manual of Medicine
All the authority of the most trusted brand in medical content in a convenient, portable guide
The Harrisons Manual, derived from most clinically salient content featured in Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th Edition, delivers numerous clinical algorithms in one practical, portable resource. The Manual also includes abundant quick reference tables, plus concise text—providing rapid access to bedside information when decisions need to be made quickly. This full color summary guide covers all diseases and conditions...
9. Physics I For Dummies
For high school and undergraduate students alike, physics classes are recommended or required courses for a wide variety of majors, and continue to be a challenging and often confusing course.
Physics I For Dummies tracks specifically to an introductory course and, keeping with the traditionally easy-to-follow Dummies style, teaches you the basic principles and formulas in a clear and concise manner, proving that you don't have to be Einstein to understand physics!
Explains the basic principles in a simple, clear, and entertaining...
10. Modern Robotics
This introduction to robotics offers a distinct and unified perspective of the mechanics, planning and control of robots. Ideal for self-learning, or for courses, as it assumes only freshman-level physics, ordinary differential equations, linear algebra and a little bit of computing background. Modern Robotics presents the state-of-the-art, screw-theoretic techniques capturing the most salient physical features of a robot in an intuitive geometrical way. With numerous exercises at the end of each chapter, accompanying software writ...
11. Computational Methods for Nanoscale Applications
Positioning itself at the common boundaries of several disciplines, this work provides new perspectives on modern nanoscale problems where fundamental science meets technology and computer modeling. In addition to well-known computational techniques such as finite-difference schemes and Ewald summation, the book presents a new finite-difference calculus of Flexible Local Approximation Methods (FLAME) that qualitatively improves the numerical accuracy in a variety of problems...
12. Mechatronic Hands, Prosthetic and robotic design
This book describes the technical design characteristics of the main components that go into forming an artificial hand, whether it is a simple design that does not have a natural appearance, or a more complicated design where there are multiple movements of the fingers and thumb. Mechanical components obviously form the structure of any hand, while there are some lesser known ideas that need to be explored such as how to process a slip signal.
The focus of the book is the design of artificial hands for people, who through trauma...
13. The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine
This third edition of The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine is a ground-breaking initiative from the European Soceity of Cardiology that transforms reference publishing in cardiovascular medicine to better serve the changing needs of the global cardiology community.
Providing the evidence-base behind clinical practice guidelines, with in-depth, peer-reviewed chapters and broad coverage of this fast-moving field, The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine is an invaluable resource for cardiologists across the world.
15. Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER - The new 2020 copyright release of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition includes three different formats — spiral and tabbed, paperback, and hardcover, all of which are full-color. It is the official source for APA Style. With millions of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages, it is the style manual of choice for writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, nursing, communications, ...
16. Beginning Robotics with Raspberry Pi
Learn how to use a Raspberry Pi in conjunction with an Arduino to build a basic robot with advanced capabilities. Getting started in robotics does not have to be difficult. This book is an insightful and rewarding introduction to robotics and a catalyst for further directed study.
You'll be led step by step through the process of building a robot that uses the power of a Linux based computer paired with the simplicity of Arduino. You’ll learn why the Raspberry Pi is a great choice for a robotics platform; its strengths as well as ...
17. Modern Control Systems
Developing Problem-Solving Skills Through Integrated Design and Analysis
The purpose of Dorf’s Modern Control Systems, Thirteenth Edition is to present the structure of feedback control theory and to provide a sequence of exciting discoveries. The book demonstrates various real-world, global engineering problems while touching on evolving design strategies like green technology. Some of the themes at-hand include climate change, clean water, sustainability, waste management, emissions reduction, and minimizing energy. Throughout...
18. Getting Started in Electronics
This is a complete electronics course in 128 pages! Author Forrest Mims teaches you the basics, takes you on a tour of analog and digital components, explains how they work, and shows you how they are combines for various applications. Includes circuit assembly tips and 100 electronic circuits and projects you can build and test...
19. Practical Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers
This latest edition expands Practical Numerical Methods (PNM) with more VBA to boost Excel's power for modeling and analysis using the same numerical techniques found in specialized math software. Visit the companion web site for more details and additional content:
Download the book's Excel and VBA files and learn how to customize your own Excel workbooks:
Get the PNMSuite: A refined macro-enabled Excel workbook with a suite of over 200 VBA user-defined functions, macros, and user-forms for learning VBA a...
20. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics
Two books in one! Up-to-date coverage of electrical and electronics systems for all types of aircraft -- plus a full student study guide
This thoroughly revised guide offers comprehensive explanations of the theory, design, and maintenance of current aircraft electrical and electronics systems. In-depth details on AC and DC systems for all varieties of aircraft―including the newest models―are provided, along withimproved diagrams and helpful troubleshooting techniques. You will get complete coverage of cutting-edge topics, includin...
21. Conceptual Physics
Conceptual Physics with MasteringPhysics® , Twelfth Edition Paul Hewitt integrates a compelling text and the most advanced media to make physics interesting, understandable, and relevant for non-science majors. The Twelfth Edition will delight you with informative and fun Hewitt-Drew-It screencasts, updated content, applications, and new learning activities in MasteringPhysics.
Hewitt’s text is guided by the principle of "concepts before calculations" is famous for engaging students with analogies and imagery from the real-world...
22. Modern Electronic Circuits Reference Manual
Wiring diagrams show circuits for amplifiers, antennas, analog-to-digital conversion, data transmission, fiber optics, frequency modulation, multiplexers, oscillators, pulse generators, switching, televisions, transceivers, and transmitters
23. Optimization of Chemical Processes
This book is an update of a successful first edition that has been extremely well received by the experts in the chemical process industries. The authors explain both the theory and the practice of optimization, with the focus on the techniques and software that offer the most potential for success and give reliable results. Applications case studies in optimization are presented with new examples taken from the areas of microelectronics processing and molecular modelling. Ample references are cited for those who wish to explore th...
24. Breast Tumours
Breast Tumours is the second volume in the 5th edition of the WHO series on the classification of human tumors. This series (also known as the WHO Blue Books) is regarded as the gold standard for the diagnosis of tumors and comprises a unique synthesis of histopathological diagnosis with digital and molecular pathology. These authoritative and concise reference books provide indispensable international standards for anyone involved in the care of patients with cancer or in cancer research, underpinning individual patient treatment ...
25. The Biology of Cancer
The definitive text on cancer biology, thoroughly updated
Incorporating the most important advances in the fast-growing field of cancer biology, the text maintains all of its hallmark features. It is admired by students, instructors, researchers, and clinicians around the world for its clear writing, extensive full-color art program, and numerous pedagogical features
26. Beginning C++ Through Game Programming
When it comes to game programming, C++ is the name of the game. If you aspire to move from game player to game creator, it all starts with learning the fundamentals of C++ and game-programming basics. With BEGINNING C++ THROUGH GAME PROGRAMMING, FOURTH EDITION, you will find an up-to-date and thorough introduction to everything you need to get started--with no previous programming experience required. In the new fourth edition of this popular guide to learning C++, you will work with a complete program while learning each new conce...
27. Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology explains nanotechnology to an audience that does not necessarily have a scientific background. It covers all aspects, including the new areas of biomedical applications and the use of nanotechnology to probe the "quantum vacuum." After discussing the present state of the art in nanotechnology, the book makes estimates of where these technologies are going and what will be possible in the future...
28. Introduction to Robotics
An intuitive introduction to robotic theory and application
Since its original publication in 1986, Craig’s Introduction to Robotics: Mechanics and Control has been the leading textbook for teaching robotics at the university level. Blending traditional mechanical engineering material with computer science and control theoretical concepts, the text covers a range of topics, including rigid-body transformations, forward and inverse positional kinematics, velocities and Jacobians of linkages, dynamics, linear and non-linear control...
29. Electrical Engineering Fundamentals II
As the name implies, this course is designed to provide a "Fundamental" approach to Electrical Engineering following the Fundamentals I course. We begin our journey with some basic circuit elements and develop a mathematically motivated approach to linear circuit analysis using Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs) to discover Convolution, Laplace Transforms, Transfer Functions, and Frequency Filtering. The later lectures will cover variable frequency behavior. The series ends with how circuits behave and are modeled at high frequ...
30. Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management
Written by a team of recognized experts, Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management: The CPIM Reference, Second Edition, features hundreds of practice questions for the CPIM exams. The book arms you with the knowledge you need to obtain the coveted CPIM designation. You’ll get cutting-edge practices that provide an advantage in today’s global manufacturing environment. Included throughout the book are illustrative examples, practice problems, case studies, and spreadsheets for quick, practical implementation of ...
31. The C# Player's Guide
The C# Player's Guide (3rd Edition) is the ultimate guide for people starting out with C#, whether you are new to programming, or an experienced vet. This guide takes you from your journey's beginning, through the most challenging parts of programming in C#, and does so in a way that is casual, informative, and fun.This version of the book is updated for C# 7.0 and Visual Studio 2017 Get off the ground quickly, with a gentle introduction to C#, Visual Studio, and a step-by-step walkthrough and explanation of how to make your first...
32. Programmable Logic Controllers
Programmable Logic Controllers continues to provide an up-to-date introduction to all aspects of PLC programming, installation, and maintaining procedures. Improvements have been made to every chapter. The content, applied programming examples, instructor/student resources (including lesson PowerPoint presentations with simulated PLC program videos), test generator, LogixPro lab manual, and activities manual. With this edition, students and instructors also have access to McGraw-Hill's digital products - Connect and SmartBook, for...
33. Performance Automotive Engine Math
This book walks readers through the complete engine, showcasing the methodology required to define each specific parameter, and how to translate the engineering math to hard measurements reflected in various engine parts, and a successful build...
34. Campbell Biology
The Tenth Edition of the best-selling text Campbell BIOLOGY helps launch you to success in biology through its clear and engaging narrative, superior pedagogy, and innovative use of art and photos to promote student learning.
The Tenth Edition helps you develop a deeper understanding of biology by making connections visually across chapters and building the scientific skills needed for success in upper-level courses.
New Make Connections Figures pull together content from different chapters visually, helping you see “big picture”...
35. Getting Started with Arduino
Arduino is the open source electronics prototyping platform that has taken the Maker Movement by storm. This thorough introduction, updated for the latest Arduino release, helps you start prototyping right away. From obtaining the required components to putting the final touches on your project, all the information you need is here!
Getting started with Arduino is a snap. To use the introductory examples in this guide, all you need is an Arduino Uno or Leonardo, along with a USB cable and an LED. The easy-to-use, free Arduino dev...
Explore the Fascinating World of Robotics! Do you love robots? Are you fascinated with modern advances in technology? Do you want to know how robots work? If so, you’ll be delighted with Robotics: Everything You Need to Know About Robotics from Beginner to Expert. You’ll learn the history of robotics, learn the 3 Rules, and meet the very first robots. This book also describes the many essential hardware components of today’s robots: - Analog and Digital brains - DC, Servo, and Stepper Motors - Bump Sensors and Light Sensors - and e...
37. Microelectronic Circuits
Microelectronic Circuits by Sedra and Smith has served generations of electrical and computer engineering students as the best and most widely-used text for this required course. Respected equally as a textbook and reference, "Sedra/Smith" combines a thorough presentation of fundamentals with an introduction to present-day IC technology. It remains the best text for helping students progress from circuit analysis to circuit design, developing design skills and insights that are essential to successful practice in the field. Signifi...
38. Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 3
Want to know how to use an electronic component? This third book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects--complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. Youll learn what each one does, how it works, why its useful, and what variants exist. No matter how much you know about electronics, youll find fascinating details youve never come across before.
Perfect for teachers, hobbyists, engineers, and students of all ages, this reference puts reliable, fact-checked information right...
39. Computational Methods for Large Systems
While its results normally complement the information obtained by chemical experiments, computer computations can in some cases predict unobserved chemical phenomena Electronic-Structure Computational Methods for Large Systems gives readers a simple description of modern electronic-structure techniques. It shows what techniques are pertinent for particular problems in biotechnology and nanotechnology and provides a balanced treatment of topics that teach strengths and weaknesses, appropriate and inappropriate methods. It’s a book t...
40. The Beginner's Guide to Engineering
The Beginners Guide to Engineering series is designed to provide a very simple, non-technical introduction to the fields of engineering for people with no experience in the fields.Each book in the series focuses on introducing the reader to the various concepts in the fields of engineering conceptually rather than mathematically.These books are a great resource for high school students that are considering majoring in one of the engineering fields, or for anyone else that is curious about engineering but has no background in the...
41. A History of Western Philosophy
Hailed as “lucid and magisterial” by The Observer, this book is universally acclaimed as the outstanding one-volume work on the subject of Western philosophy.
Considered to be one of the most important philosophical works of all time, the History of Western Philosophy is a dazzlingly unique exploration of the ideologies of significant philosophers throughout the ages—from Plato and Aristotle through to Spinoza, Kant and the twentieth century. Written by a man who changed the history of philosophy himself, this is an account that ha...
42. Programming Arduino Next Steps
In this practical guide, electronics guru Simon Monk takes you under the hood of Arduino and reveals professional programming secrets. Featuring coverage of the Arduino Uno, Leonardo, and Due boards, Programming Arduino Next Steps: Going Further with Sketches shows you how to use interrupts, manage memory, program for the Internet, maximize serial communications, perform digital signal processing, and much more. All of the 75+ example sketches featured in the book are available for download...
43. Colossus, The secrets of Bletchley Park's code-breaking computers
The American ENIAC is customarily regarded as the first electronic computer. In this fascinating volume, Jack Copeland rewrites the history of computer science, arguing that in reality Colossus--the giant computer built in Bletchley Park by the British secret service during World War II--predates ENIAC by two years. Until very recently, much about the Colossus machine was shrouded in secrecy, largely because the code-breaking algorithms employed during World War II remained in use by the British security services until a short time...
44. Principles of Environmental Engineering & Science
Principles of Environmental Engineeringis intended for a course in introductory environmental engineering for sophomore- or junior-level students. This text provides a background in fundamental science and engineering principles of environmental engineering for students who may or may not become environmental engineers.
Principles places more emphasis on scientific principles, ethics, and safety, and focuses less on engineering design. The text exposes students to a broad range of environmental topics―including risk management, wat...
45. Linear Algebra, A Modern Introduction
David Poole's innovative LINEAR ALGEBRA, A MODERN INTRODUCTION, 4e emphasizes a vectors approach and better prepares students to make the transition from computational to theoretical mathematics. Balancing theory and applications, the book is written in a conversational style and combines a traditional presentation with a focus on student-centered learning. Theoretical, computational, and applied topics are presented in a flexible yet integrated way. Stressing geometric understanding before computational techniques, vectors and vector
46. Applied Statics and Strength of Materials
This resource provides the necessary background in mechanics that is essential in many fields, such as civil, mechanical, construction, architectural, industrial, and manufacturing technologies. The focus is on the fundamentals of material statics and strength and the information is presented using an elementary, analytical, practical approach, without the use of Calculus. To ensure understanding of the concepts, rigorous, comprehensive example problems follow the explanations of theory, and numerous homework problems at the end o...
47. Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems
Feedback control fundamentals with context, case studies, and a focus on design
Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems, 8th Edition, covers the material that every engineer needs to know about feedback control—including concepts like stability, tracking, and robustness. Each chapter presents the fundamentals along with comprehensive, worked-out examples, all within a real-world context and with historical background provided. The text is devoted to supporting readers equally in their need to grasp both traditional and more modern top...
48. Handbook of Bird Biology
This much-anticipated third edition of the Handbook of Bird Biology is an essential and comprehensive resource for everyone interested in learning more about birds, from casual bird watchers to formal students of ornithology. Wherever you study birds your enjoyment will be enhanced by a better understanding of the incredible diversity of avian lifestyles. Arising from the renowned Cornell Lab of Ornithology and authored by a team of experts from around the world, the Handbook covers all aspects of avian diversity, behaviour, ecolog...
49. Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers
This 100th Anniversary Edition has been extensively updated to deliver current, authoritative coverage of the topics most critical to today’s Mechanical Engineer. Featuring contributions from more than 160 global experts, Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Twelfth Edition, offers instant access to a wealth of practical information on every essential aspect of mechanical engineering. It provides clear, concise answers to thousands of mechanical engineering questions. You get, accurate data and calculations along w...
50. Basic Machines and How They Work
This revised edition of an extremely clear Navy training manual leaves nothing to be desired in its presentation. Thorough in its coverage of basic theory, from the lever and inclined plane to internal combustion engines and power trains, it requires nothing more than an understanding of the most elementary mathematics.
Beginning with the simplest of machines — the lever — the text proceeds to discussions of the block and tackle (pulleys and hoists), wheel and axle, the inclined plane and the wedge, the screw, and different types o...