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September
Mechanical Vibrations - Singiresu S. RaoWith an emphasis on computer techniques of analysis, this book presents the theory, computational aspects, and applications of vibrations in as simple a manner as possible. This text gives expanded explanations of the fundamentals of vibration including history of vibration, degree of freedom systems, vibration control, vibration measurement, and more. For engineers and other professionals who want a clear introduction to vibration engineering.
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September
Analysing Sentences - Noel Burton-RobertsThis is an introductory guide to English syntax, with particular reference to analyzing sentences.
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September
The Oxford Handbook of Causation - Helen Beebee, Christopher Hitchcock, Peter MenziesCausation is a central topic in many areas of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, ethics, history of philosophy, and philosophy of science. Here, 37 specially written chapters provide the most comprehensive critical guide available to issues surrounding causation.
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September
Physics For Scientists And Engineers With Modern Physics: A Strategic Approach - Randall D. KnightAs the most widely adopted new physics text in more than 50 years, Knight’s Physics for Scientists and Engineers was published to widespread critical acclaim from professors and students. In this eagerly awaited second edition, Knight builds on the research-proven instructional techniques he introduced, as well as national data of student performance, to take student learning even further. Knight’s unparalleled insight into student learning difficulties, and his impeccably skillful crafting of text and figures at every level – from macro to micro – to address these difficulties, results in a
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September
Modern Principles of Economics - Tyler Cowen, Alex TabarrokFrom the authors: See the Invisible Hand. Understand Your World.  That's the tagline of Modern Principles and our teaching philosophy. Nobel laureate Vernon Smith put it this way: At the heart of economics is a scientific mystery… a scientific mystery as deep, fundamental and inspiring as that of the expanding universe or the forces that bind matter… How is order produced from freedom of choice?   We want students to be inspired by this mystery and by how economists have begun to solve it.  Thus, we show how markets interconnect and respond in surprising ways to changes in resources and
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September
In Search of Moral Authority: The Discourse on Poverty, Poor Relief, and Charity in French Colonial Vietnam - Van Nguyen-MarshallIn Search of Moral Authority: The Discourse on Poverty, Poor Relief, and Charity in French Colonial Vietnam is a pioneering exploration of the discourses on poverty and poor-relief activities in early twentieth-century Northern Vietnam. Treating poverty as a socially constructed idea, Van Nguyen-Marshall argues that poor relief was a domain where both French colonialists and Vietnamese intellectuals vied for moral authority. For the French colonial officials, poor relief fell within the purview of the French «civilizing mission, the official justification for imperialism. However, the colonial
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September
The Interest Group Society - Jeffrey M. BerryConsidered the gold standard on interest group politics, this widely-used text analyzes interest groups within the intuitive framework of democratic theory, enabling readers to understand the workings of interest groups within the larger context of our political system. Comprehensive coverage includes not only the traditional farm, labor, and trade associations, but also citizen groups, public interest organizations, corporations, and public interest firms. Brief in page count yet comprehensive in coverage, the book is flexible for different class settings. The book’s rich content and lean size
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September
Intro to Psychology - Rod PlotnikThere is simply no other textbook as effective in getting students excited about and involved with psychology as Plotnik's exceptional text. Using his hallmark "multimedia on the printed page" approach, Rod Plotnik makes the concepts of psychology come to life! Plotnik's book is far more than just a good read and a compelling presentation-it is also a book written by a teacher committed to helping students master the content of psychology. From the side-by-side visual summaries to the concept reviews, Plotnik's text is designed throughout for student mastery. Professors report that all the
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September
Children and Grief: When a Parent Dies - J. William WordenDrawing upon extensive interviews and assessments of school-age children who have lost a parent to death, this book offers a richly textured portrait of the mourning process in children. The volume presents major findings from the Harvard Child Bereavement Study and places them in the context of previous research, providing insights on both the wide range of normal variation in children's experience of grief and the factors that put bereaved children at risk. The book also compares parentally bereaved children with those who have suffered loss of a sibling to death, or of a parent through divorce,