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Renewable and Efficient Electric Power Systems - Gilbert M. MastersThis is a comprehensive textbook for the new trend of distributed power generation systems and renewable energy sources in electric power systems. It covers the complete range of topics from fundamental concepts to major technologies as well as advanced topics for power consumers.
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The Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times - Norman A. StillmanAt a time when hostilities and violence in the Middle East and Persian Gulf continually threaten the world with war, anyone seeking to understand the current situation must become familiar with the interrelationships of the Jewish and Arab cultures. This book focuses on the forces, events, and personalities that over the past 150 years have shaped the Jewish communities of the Arab world, changing the relations between Jews and Arabs more radically than anything since the rise of Islam nearly 1400 years ago.
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Creating a Mentoring Culture: the Organization's Guide - Lois J. ZacharyCreating a Mentoring Culture: the Organization's Guide Teaching and learning need not be limited to the academic world. On the contrary, evidence overwhelmingly shows that when employees are encouraged to learn and grow within an organization, the organization benefits. And mentoring is proven to be the most effective way of ensuring that this process takes place. Full description
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On the Road - Jack KerouacOn the Road chronicles Jack Kerouac's years traveling the North American continent with his friend Neal Cassady, "a sideburned hero of the snowy West." As "Sal Paradise" and "Dean Moriarty," the two roam the country in a quest for self-knowledge and experience. Kerouac's love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense of language as jazz combine to make On the Road an inspirational work of lasting importance.Kerouac's classic novel of freedom and longing defined what it meant to be "Beat" and has inspired every generation since its initial publication.
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Ideogram: Chinese Characters and the Myth of Disembodied Meaning - J. Marshall UngerExposes the historical, scientific, cultural, and practical flaws accompanying the widespread belief that Chinese characters embody pure, language-less meaning.
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Thinking Like an Engineer: An Active Learning Approach - Elizabeth A. Stephan, Benjamin L. Sill, David R. Bowman, William J. Park, Matthew W. OhlandTHINKING LIKE AN ENGINEER: AN ACTIVE LEARNING APPROACH is specifically designed to utilize an "active learning "environment for first year engineering courses. - In-class activities include collaborative problem-solving, computer-based activities, and hands-on experiments, encouraging guided inquiry.- Homework assignments and review sections reinforce and expand on the activities. - Content can be customized to match the topic organization in your course syllabi.
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Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis - Edward Blocher, Gary CokinsCost Management: A Strategic Emphasis, by Blocher/Stout/Cokins/Chen is the first cost accounting text to offer integrated coverage of strategic management topics in cost accounting. The text is written to help students understand more about management and the role of cost accounting in helping an organization succeed. This text aims to teach management concepts and methods, and to demonstrate how managers use cost management information to make better decisions and improve their organization's competitiveness. In teaching these key management skills, the text takes on a strategic focus. It
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Daily Handwriting Practice, Contemporary Cursive - Jill Norris, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Marilyn EvansDaily Handwriting Practice, Contemporary Cursive is more than just a handwriting book; it is a learning tool that helps developing young minds practice basic skills in an interesting and unique way. For example, on the topic Simple Machines, students learn about simple tools and the physics applied in using them. Students write letters, words, and sentences about a variety of content-area topics appropriate for the classroom. Monday through Thursday, the weekly subjects for writing exercises range from famous inventors to famous quotations, amazing hunters to the water cycle. On Friday, a
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New Perspectives on XML - Brief - Patrick CareyA case-based, problem-solving approach to learning how to create an XML document, bind XML data with Internet Explorer and work with namespaces and schemas.