McGraw-Hill concise encyclopedia of chemistry


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Category: Reference
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Hundreds of well-illustrated articles explore the most important fields of science. Based on content from the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technooogy, Fifth Edition, the most widely used and respected science reference of its kind in print, each of these subject-specific quick-reference guides features: * Detailed, well-illustrated explanations, not just definitions * Hundreds of concise yet authoritative articles in each volume * An easy-to-understand presentation, accessible and interesting to non-specialists * A portable, convenient format * Bibliographies, appendices, and other information supplement the articles

McGraw-Hill concise encyclopedia of engineering


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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: N.A
Category: Reference
Page: 500
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Hundreds of well-illustrated articles explore the most important fields of science. Based on content from the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technooogy, Fifth Edition, the most widely used and respected science reference of its kind in print, each of these subject-specific quick-reference guides features: * Detailed, well-illustrated explanations, not just definitions * Hundreds of concise yet authoritative articles in each volume * An easy-to-understand presentation, accessible and interesting to non-specialists * A portable, convenient format * Bibliographies, appendices, and other information supplement the articles

McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technology


Author: Sybil P. Parker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: 9780070455603
Category: Science
Page: 2241
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Nearly eight thousand articles deal with terms and concepts in computer science, geology, chemistry, physics, meteorology, biology, and astronomy. Bibliog.

McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Physics


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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 832
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Hundreds of well-illustrated articles explore the most important fields of science. The entries are supplemented by conversion tables, explanations of scientific, technical and mathematical notations as well as tables of statistical and historical interest.

McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Bioscience


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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9780071439565
Category: Science
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Hundreds of articles explore the most important fields of science. Based on content from the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Fifth Edition, each of these subject-specific quick-reference guides features: Detailed, well-illustrated explanations; Hundreds of concise articles in each volume; An easy-to-understand presentation, accessible and interesting to non-specialists; A portable, convenient format; Bibliographies, appendices, and other information supplement the articles.

McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology


Author: McGraw-Hill,McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071613668
Category: Reference
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7,000 science and technology articles.covering everything from acoustics to.zoology . Thoroughly revised and updated, this classic encyclopedia.features more than 7,000 concise articles.covering all areas of science and technology�written.by authors at the forefront of their fields, including.numerous Nobel Prize winners.. Richly illustrated with more than 1,700 illustrations, the.McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science And Technology.features 1,300 biographies of famous scientists, hundreds.of tables and charts, cross-references to related.articles, and an index containing 30,000 entries. Readers.will find articles on fast-breaking, headline-making fields.such as computing, nanotechnology, telecommunications,.environmental science, and biomedical.

McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Environmental Science


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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 807
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Hundreds of well-illustrated articles explore the most important fields of science. Based on content from the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Fifth Edition, the most widely used and respected science reference of its kind in print, the new Concise Encyclopedia Series delivers: * Detailed, well-illustrated explanations, not just definitions * Hundreds of concise yet authoritative articles in each volume * An easy-to-understand presentation, accessible and intersting to non-specialists * A portable, convenient format * Bibliographies, appendices, and other information to supplement the articles

Encyclopedia of Science and Technology


Author: James S. Trefil
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415937245
Category: Science
Page: 554
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Presents nearly one thousand entries and 750 illustrations on science and technology, with bibliographies after each entry and sidebars containing relevant facts.

McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Sixth Edition


Author: McGraw-Hill Education
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071613668
Category: Reference
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A major revision of this classic encyclopedia covering all areas of science and technology, the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Sixth Edition, is prepared for students, professionals, and general readers seeking concise yet authoritative overviews of topics in all major fields in science and technology. The McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Sixth Edition, satisfies the needs of readers for an authoritative, comprehensive reference work in a relatively compact format that provides the breadth of coverage of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition. Written in clear, nonspecialist language understandable to students and general readers, yet with sufficient depth for scientists, educators, and researchers, this definitive resource provides: 7100 concise articles covering disciplines of science and technology from acoustics to zoology Extensively revised content with new and rewritten articles Current and critical advances in fast-developing fields such as biomedical science, chemistry, computing and information technology, cosmology, environmental science, nanotechnology, telecommunications, and physics More than 1600 two-color illustrations 75 full-color plates Hundreds of tables and charts 1300 biographical sketches of famous scientists Index containing 30,000 entries Cross references to related articles Appendices including bibliographies and useful data McGraw-Hill Professional science reference products are supported by MHEST.com, a website offering updates to articles, periodic special features on important scientific topics, multimedia content, and other features enriching the reader's experience. We encourage readers to visit the site often. Fields Covered Include: Acoustics Aeronautics Agriculture Anthropology Archeology Astronomy Biochemistry Biology Chemistry Computers Cosmology Earth Science Engineering Environmental Science Forensic Science Forestry Genetics Geography Immunology Information Science Materials Science Mathematics Medicine and Pathology Meteorology and Climate Science Microbiology Nanotechnology Navigation Neuroscience Oceanography Paleontology Physics Physiology Psychiatry Psychology Telecommunications Theoretical Physics Thermodynamics Veterinary Medicine Virology Zoology

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Volumes 1-20 11th Edition


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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780071792738
Category: Science
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From acoustics to zoology, the bestselling, authoritative encyclopedia that brings the latest in science and technology to students Celebrating more than 50 years of bringing knowledge to readers at all levels of study, the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 11th Edition provides need-to-know information in the major disciplines of science and technology. All entries are commissioned from leading authorities in their fields; each is technically reviewed, signed, edited, illustrated, and produced to the highest standards for ease of access and comprehension. The text is accompanied by 13,000 two-color illustrations and 100 full-color plates throughout. A dedicated index volume provides you with easy access to information through subject and author indexes and study and topical guides. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 11th Edition is a major revision, with 2,500 new and thoroughly revised entries, and updates on more than 7,000 entries. Coverage spans the hottest fields of science and technology, including Cell, developmental, and molecular biology, with articles on stem cell technology, new insights into RNA functions Chemistry, including updates on the newest elements and analytical technology Climate science and meteorology, with full background on climate change research Cloud computing, data warehousing, computer security among many other areas of information technology Cosmology, including coverage of dark matter, dark energy, and advances in the study of the age and shape of the universe Environmental science, with the latest on environmental conservation, and novel energy sources Engineering--civil, chemical, electrical, environmental, mechanical, metallurgical, and other areas extensively updated Genetics Neuroscience Plant sciences and agriculture Zoology

Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences


Author: Gerald R. North,John A. Pyle,Fuqing Zhang
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0123822262
Category: Science
Page: 2998
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Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, 2nd Edition is an authoritative resource covering all aspects of atmospheric sciences, including both theory and applications. With more than 320 articles and 1,600 figures and photographs, this revised version of the award-winning first edition offers comprehensive coverage of this important field. The six volumes in this set contain broad-ranging articles on topics such as atmospheric chemistry, biogeochemical cycles, boundary layers, clouds, general circulation, global change, mesoscale meteorology, ozone, radar, satellite remote sensing, and weather prediction. The Encyclopedia is an ideal resource for academia, government, and industry in the fields of atmospheric, ocean, and environmental sciences. It is written at a level that allows undergraduate students to understand the material, while providing active researchers with the latest information in the field. Covers all aspects of atmospheric sciences—including both theory and applications Presents more than 320 articles and more than 1,600 figures and photographs Broad-ranging articles include topics such as atmospheric chemistry, biogeochemical cycles, boundary layers, clouds, general circulation, global change, mesoscale meteorology, ozone, radar, satellite remote sensing, and weather prediction An ideal resource for academia, government, and industry in the fields of atmospheric, ocean, and environmental sciences

MCGRAW-HILL DICTIONARY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


Author: McGraw-Hill Education
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007143397X
Category: Science
Page: 496
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Derived from the content of the respected McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th Edition, each title provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in a specific discipline. All include: * A pronunciation guide for every term * Acronyms, cross-references, and abbreviations * Appendices with conversion tables; listings of scientific, technical, and mathematical notation; tables of relevant data; and more * A convenient, quick-find format

Encyclopedia of Physics


Author: Joe Rosen
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438110138
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Presents an alphabetical and comprehensive reference guide with more than 600 entries dealing with physics and mathematics.

McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology 2012


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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780071774031
Category: Science
Page: 384
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An annual roundup of the amazing breakthroughs in science and technology The McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology 2012 continues its tradition of making information on the latest advances in science and technology accessible to the nonspecialist through concise, richly illustrated articles. With entries written by international leaders in their respective fields, this new edition covers a braod range of scientific and technical disciplines from Astronomy to Zoology. 190 experts in science and technology keep you informed about key developments and trends in more than 50 major disciplies Coverage includes forefront topics in areas such as biomedical sciences; cell and molecular biology; computer science; environmental science; genetics; materials science and engineering; neuroscience; polymer chemistry; theoretical physics; and more 300 images, two-color illustrations, and charts complement and enhance the text An extensive index makes finding information easy Features numerous cross-references to the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition, in each article for background reading as well as references to key literature All articles are invited, reviewed, and signed to ensure quality of content, then edited and illustrated to ensure comprehensibility for the nonspecialist reader

Chemical Elements: A-F


Author: David E. Newton,Lawrence W. Baker
Publisher: UXL
ISBN: 9780787628451
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the structure, chemical properties, common compounds, and practical uses for each element

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Chemistry


Author: J. J Lagowski
Publisher: Macmillan Reference USA
ISBN: 9780028972251
Category: Science
Page: 1696
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Comprehensive and up-to-date, this unique four-volume set offers readers a complete overview of the broad spectrum of general chemistry. It enables them to obtain a basic, yet thorough understanding of matter, the processes it undergoes, the principles th

McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Neurology, Second Edition


Author: Nizar Souayah
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071549660
Category: Medical
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1285 Q&As provide the preparation you need to ace the neurology board certification/recertification examinations McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review: Neurology is the fastest and most effective way to prepare for the board exams administered by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. You’ll find everything you need in one comprehensive review: questions, answers, thorough explanations, valuable full-color illustrations, and a presentation that simulates what you will actually see on the boards. Here’s why this is the ultimate review tool for the neurology boards: 1285 board-style questions and answers Detailed explanations for correct and incorrect answers using the current literature for references Completely updated questions that reflect the new neurology board format 8-page full-color insert Designed to sharpen differential diagnosis skills Includes coverage of every topic found on the exam, including psychiatry and pediatric neurology Helps you remember must-know details on diagnostic testing and the neurological examination Prepares you for the entire range of clinical neurology questions Content that covers EVERY TOPIC on the exam: Anatomy and Physiology of the Central and Peripheral Nervous System; Localization of Signs in Neurology; Pediatrics; Neurophysiology, Epilepsy, Evoked Potentials, and Sleep Disorders; Neuromuscular Diseases; Behavioral Neurology; Cerebrovascular Diseases; Infections of the Nervous System; Neuroimmunology; Neuropharmacology and Neurochemistry; Nerogenetics; Neuroophthalmology; Neuroocology; Movement Disorders; Neuropathology; Neuroradiology; Psychiatry.

The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication


Author: Wolfgang Donsbach
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118789318
Category: Social Science
Page: 704
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This concise volume presents key concepts and entries from the twelve-volume ICA International Encyclopedia of Communication (2008), condensing leading scholarship into a practical and valuable single volume. Based on the definitive twelve-volume IEC, this new concise edition presents key concepts and the most relevant headwords of communication science in an A-Z format in an up-to-date manner Jointly published with the International Communication Association (ICA), the leading academic association of the discipline in the world Represents the best and most up-to-date international research in this dynamic and interdisciplinary field Contributions come from hundreds of authors who represent excellence in their respective fields An affordable volume available in print or online

A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering


Author: Carl Schaschke
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191002690
Category: Reference
Page: 448
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A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering is one of the latest additions to the market leading Oxford Paperback Reference series. In over 3,400 concise and authoritative A to Z entries, it provides definitions and explanations for chemical engineering terms in areas including: materials, energy balances, reactions, separations, sustainability, safety, and ethics. Naturally, the dictionary also covers many pertinent terms from the fields of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics. Useful entry-level web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website to expand the coverage of the dictionary. Comprehensively cross-referenced and complemented by over 60 line drawings, this excellent new volume is the most authoritative dictionary of its kind. It is an essential reference source for students of chemical engineering, for professionals in this field (as well as related disciplines such as applied chemistry, chemical technology, and process engineering), and for anyone with an interest in the subject.