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Physics of the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium - Bruce T. DraineThis is a comprehensive and richly illustrated textbook on the astrophysics of the interstellar and intergalactic medium--the gas and dust, as well as the electromagnetic radiation, cosmic rays, and magnetic and gravitational fields, present between the stars in a galaxy and also between galaxies themselves. Topics include radiative processes across the electromagnetic spectrum; radiative transfer; ionization; heating and cooling; astrochemistry; interstellar dust; fluid dynamics, including ionization fronts and shock waves; cosmic rays; distribution and evolution of the interstellar medium; and
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CLEP American Literature w/ TestWare CD - Jacob StratmanEarn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP® American Literature Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credit you deserve. CLEP® is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass CLEP® exams and earn college credit while reducing their tuition costs. Our CLEP® test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students
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Head First Design Patterns - Eric Freeman, Kathy Sierra, Bert Bates, Elisabeth RobsonYou're not alone. At any given moment, somewhere in the world someone struggles with the same software design problems you have. You know you don't want to reinvent the wheel (or worse, a flat tire), so you look to Design Patterns--the lessons learned by those who've faced the same problems. With Design Patterns, you get to take advantage of the best practices and experience of others, so that you can spend your time on...something else. Something more challenging. Something more complex. Something more fun. You want to learn about the patterns that matter--why to use them, when to use them,
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Personal Finance, Student Edition - Jack R. Kapoor, Les R. Dlabay, Robert J. HughesGlencoe "Personal Finance" is designed to prepare high school students to make wise financial decisions in personal situations. The program helps students realize that they are already making financial decisions and shows them how their decisions affect their future. High-interest features, an engaging visual program, and easy-to-read content make the program timely and useful for all types of learners.
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Learners with Mild Disabilities: A Characteristics Approach - Eileen B. Raymond, Catherine M. DeCourcey"A critical look at four high-prevalence mild disabilities as seen from several unique perspectives. "" " "Learners with Mild Disabilities" focuses on four high-prevalence disorders: mild intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, emotional/behavioral disorders, and ADHD. The text also considers the Autism Spectrum Disorders, such as HFA and Asperger's Syndrome, in addition to other mild conditions such as communication disorders.This text looks first at the concept of disability from conventional categorical perspectives, and then shifts to focusing on learners from the perspective of
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Convex Optimization - Stephen Boyd, Lieven VandenbergheConvex optimization problems arise frequently in many different fields. A comprehensive introduction to the subject, this book shows in detail how such problems can be solved numerically with great efficiency. The focus is on recognizing convex optimization problems and then finding the most appropriate technique for solving them. The text contains many worked examples and homework exercises and will appeal to students, researchers and practitioners in fields such as engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, finance, and economics.
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Genograms: Assessment and Intervention - Monica McGoldrick, Randy Gerson, Sueli PetriNow updated and expanded in its third edition, and featuring revised genograms for easier reading, reflecting the growing and widespread use of genograms for clinical intervention, this best-selling text provides a standard method for constructing a genogram, doing a genogram interview, and interpreting the results. Genograms of famous families—Sigmund Freud, Woody Allen and Mia Farrow, the Kennedys, Jane Fonda and Ted Turner, Bill Clinton, Princess Diana, the Roosevelts, and Thomas Jefferson, to name a few—bring the text to life, and help to elucidate the principles of family systems theory and
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Stat 2 (with Review Cards and Coursemate Printed Access Card) - Robert R. JohnsonCreated through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process, STAT 2 is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. This concise STAT 2 includes all of the key concepts that instructors require and a full suite of teaching and learning aids.
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Cyberwar: The Next Threat to National Security & What to Do About It - Richard A. Clarke, Robert KnakeRichard A. Clarke warned America once before about the havoc terrorism would wreak on our national security -- and he was right. Now he warns us of another threat, silent but equally dangerous. Cyber War is a powerful book about technology, government, and military strategy; about criminals, spies, soldiers, and hackers. This is the first book about the war of the future -- cyber war -- and a convincing argument that we may already be in peril of losing it. Cyber War goes behind the "geek talk" of hackers and computer scientists to explain clearly and convincingly what cyber war is, how cyber
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Word Smart: How to Build an Educated Vocabulary - Princeton ReviewKnowing which words to use and how to use them is key to communicating accurately and effectively. That’s why more than one million people have used this book to improve their vocabularies. To find out which words you absolutely need to know, The Princeton Review researched the vocabularies of educated adults by analyzing major newspapers and books and focusing on the words that people misunderstand or misuse. We also examined the SAT and other standardized tests to determine which words are tested most frequently. All of the entries in Word Smart, 4th Edition are necessary for an impressive