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This book explains the place of oil in the economic and political predicaments that now confront the West.
This book studies the foundations of quantum theory through its relationship to classical physics. This idea goes back to the Copenhagen Interpretation in the original version due to Bohr and Heisenberg, which the author relates to the mathematical formalism of operator algebras originally created by von Neumann. The book therefore...
By Peter Corke
Robotics and computer vision both require applying computational algorithms to data. This book shows how complex problems in this field can be broken down and solved using just a few simple lines of code, and aims to inspire up-and-coming researchers.
The book documents the design of patient rooms as the core element of a hospital. It explains the different design components such as material, color, light, surface texture, etc., while addressing the necessities of hygiene, as well as those of workflow, and economic viability. The book is rounded off by...
This study by the University of Basque Country Gluten Analysis Laboratory analyzes the gluten free diet from different perspectives. The authors provide background information on gluten, celiac disease, and other pathologies related to gluten intake. Later chapters cover topics such as techniques for gluten detection in foodstuffs and additives, as...
Completely revised and updated, this new edition provides a readable, beautifully illustrated journey through world cultures and the vibrant array of sky mythology, creation stories, models of the universe, temples and skyscrapers that each culture has created to celebrate and respond to the power of the night sky.
This book is a study of Wittgenstein's descriptive, improvisational, and performative art of philosophical investigation. After presenting Wittgenstein's art of investigation in part one, this study challenges these dominant and influential interpretations in part two. The volume examines Wittgenstein's mottos, forewords, and dedications.
He assesses its effectiveness as a major partner in both US and international space programs, examines its current national priorities and capabilities, and outlines the country's plans for the future.Despite being the third nation to launch a satellite into space after the Soviet Union and the United States;