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July
Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion - Philip Hill, Carl PetersonIn this textbook, the authors show that a few fundamental principles can provide students of mechanical and aeronautical engineering with a deep understanding of all modes of aircraft and spacecraft propulsion. The book also demonstrates how these fundamental principles can lead directly to useful quantitative assessments of performance as well as possibilities for improvement. The second edition provides a wide range of new illustrative material on modern aircraft and rocket engines. The author s have also improved their explanations of pertinent physical phenomena and have introduced preliminary
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July
Neuropharmacology - T.W. StoneThis concise and fully up-to-date account of the effects of drugs on the nervous system begins with an introduction to the fundamental aspects of neuronal function and synaptic transmission. Subsequent chapters describe the pharmacology of the neuromuscular junction, the parasympathetic and sympathetic divisions of the autonomic nervous system, and the central nervous system. The text provides a full survey of the nature and localization of neurotransmitters and their pathways; the molecular biology and subtypes of receptors; and the effects, side effects, and clinical uses of drugs. Some
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July
You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation - Deborah TannenWomen and men live in different worlds...made of different words. Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is a true cultural and intellectual phenomenon. This is the book that brought gender differences in ways of speaking to the forefront of public awareness. With a rare combination of scientific insight and delightful, humorous writing, Tannen shows why women and men can walk away from the same conversation with completely different impressions of what was said. Studded with lively and entertaining
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July
Perpetua's Passion: The Death and Memory of a Young Roman Woman - Joyce E. SalisburyIn 203 A.D. a group of Christians in Carthage, North Africa, were sentenced to the beasts in the arena. One of these, a 22-year-old young mother, wrote a diary while she was imprisoned awaiting execution; later, this diary was completed by an observer who described her death in the arena.
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July
An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory - Andrew Bennett, Nicholas  RoyleProvides an introduction to literary studies. This edition includes chapters on: creative writing, literature and film, war, monsters, mutants and the inhuman.
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July
Ayurveda. Una medicina con una tradizione antica di seimila anni - Frank John Ninivaggi, Luisa Mariani ValerioL'Ayurveda è la tradizione medica più antica ed è tuttora praticata in tutto il mondo da milioni di persone. Le sue origini si perdono nel tempo e ha esercitato nei secoli un indiscutibile influsso sulla medicina cinese e tibetana e molto probabilmente anche su quella occidentale. Il suo tratto più evidente è uno stretto connubio tra spiritualità e umanità e la sua pratica è inscindibile dalla filosofia, dalla religiosità, e dalle tradizioni del continente indiano. Ciò che soprattutto contraddistingue l'Ayurveda è la sua attenzione assoluta per l'essere umano e per il pieno significato della sua
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July
Creative Community Builder's Handbook: How to Transform Communities Using Local Assets, Arts, and Culture - Tom Borrup, Thomas C. BorrupPut the power of arts and culture to work in your community Part 1 of this unique guide distills research and emerging ideas behind culturally driven community development and explains key underlying principles. You'll understand the arts impact on community well-being and have the rationale for engaging others. Find inspiration and ideas from twenty case studies Part 2 gives you ten concrete strategies for building on the unique qualities of your own community. Each strategy is illustrated by two case studies taken from a variety of cities, small towns, and neighborhoods across the United States.
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July
Engineering Mechanics - Statics - J.L. Meriam, L. Glenn KraigeKnown for its accuracy, clarity, and applications, Meriam & Kraige's Engineering Mechanics: Statics has provided a solid foundation of mechanics principles for more than 50 years. Now in its new Sixth Edition, the book continues to help readers develop their problem-solving skills with an extensive variety of highly interesting problems related to engineering design. In the new edition, more than 50% of the homework problems are new. There are also many new sample problems. To help readers build necessary visualization and problem-solving skills, the book strongly emphasizes drawing free-body
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July
Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory Concepts and Techniques, Windows XP Edition - Gary B. Shelly, Thomas J. Cashman, Misty E. VermaatFor the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of individuals. With Microsoft Office 2007, we are continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of todays users. You will find features that are specifically designed to engage learners, improve retention and prepare the user for success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages the reader to expand their understanding of the Microsoft Office 2007 software through experimentation, exploration and planning