Fascinating study considers the origins and nature of mathematics, its development and role in the history of scientific thinking, impact of high-speed computers, 20th-century changes in the foundations of mathematics and mathematical logic, mathematization of science and technology, much more. Compelling reading for anyone interested in the evolution of mathematical thought. Includes 34 illustrations. 1968 edition.
Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction
A highly accessible and authoritative account of wind energy’s scientific background, current technology, and international status, with an emphasis on large turbines and wind farms, both onshore and offshore
Topics covered include:
a brief history of wind energy
Building the Perfect PC This popular Build-It-Yourself (BIY) PC book covers everything you want to know about building your own system: Planning and picking out the right components, step-by-step instructions for assembling your perfect PC, and an insightful discussion of why you'd want to do it in the first place. Most big brand computers from HP, Dell and others use... Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.3.x for Effective MySQL Management
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Misconceptions of Risk
The risk discipline is young and there are a number of ideas, perspectives and conceptions of risk out there. A number of such common conceptions of risk are examined in the book, related to the risk concept, risk assessments, uncertainty analyses, risk perception, the precautionary principle, risk management and decision making under...
Immunology and Evolution of Infectious Disease
From HIV to influenza, the battle between infectious agents and the immune system is at the heart of disease. Knowledge of how and why parasites vary to escape recognition by the immune system is central to vaccine design, the control of epidemics, and our fundamental understanding of parasite ecology and evolution. As the first comprehensive...
Pro Perl is one of the most important and powerful languages available today, and Pro Perl offers an in-depth guide to exploiting some of its best features. This title is suitable for any experienced developer who wants to reap more from this language.
The book never loses sight of practical details. The book pays particularly...