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Measurement Uncertainty: Methods and Applications, Fourth Edition - Ronald H. DieckLiterally an entire course between two covers, "Measurement Uncertainty: Methods and Applications, Fourth Edition," presents engineering students with a comprehensive tutorial of measurement uncertainty methods in a logically categorized and readily utilized format. The new uncertainty technologies embodied in both U.S. and international standards have been incorporated into this text with a view toward understanding the strengths and weaknesses of both. The book is designed to also serve as a practical desk reference in situations that commonly confront an experimenter. The text presents the
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Color Workbook - Becky KoenigColor Workbook is both a color theory reference and a workbook of hands-on color and design theoretical studies. The first part of the book emphasizes Color Study, a thorough exploration of the understanding of color as an art element. Topics include the attributes of color (hue, value, and saturation), the elements of design, the principles of design, designing with color, and color in art. For artists and designers, who can use the book as a reference and a self guided studio course in color theory.
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French Queer Cinema. Nick Rees-Roberts - Nick Rees-Roberts"French Queer Cinema" reads queer self-representation in contemporary auteur film and experimental video. While advances have been made in the research of queer representations in France, this is the first comprehensive study of the cultural formation and critical reception of contemporary queer film and video. "French Queer Cinema" addresses the socio-political context informing both queer DIY video and independent gay cinema, including films such as Patrice Ch?reau's "Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train," Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau's "Dr?le de F?lix," Fran?ois Ozon's "Le Temps qui
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December
Understanding Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences - Robert PaganoBased on over 30 years of successful teaching experience in this course, Robert Pagano's introductory text takes an intuitive, concepts-based approach to descriptive and inferential statistics. He uses the sign test to introduce inferential statistics, empirically derived sampling distributions, many visual aids and lots of interesting examples to promote student understanding. One of the hallmarks of this text is the positive feedback from students-even students who are not mathematically inclined praise the text for its clarity, detailed presentation, and use of humor to help make concepts
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The ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications 2008 - Mark J. Wilson, Steven R. FordNow in its 77th edition, "The Arrl Handbook for Radio Amateurs 2000" covers topics of interest and provides reference materials on every aspect of Amateur Radio. Extensive coverage of electronics theory makes it a must for Electronic Engineers, Engineering students, and those with an interest in applied electronics and communications.
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Reading French in Arts and Science, 4th Edition - Edward M. StackThe Fourth Edition of "Reading French in the Arts and Sciences offers a systematic approach to comprehending and translating texts in the humanities and technical disciplines, focusing on the grammar needed for this task. It begins with short passages on familiar themes and gradually increases the difficulty level to more technical and literary topics.
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Handbook of Process Theology - Jay McDaniel, Donna BowmanHandbook of Process Theology addresses both the depth and scope of process theological thought. It brings together distinguished contributors from several generations of process theological history to reflect on a multitude of outlooks and concerns, all grounded in the foundational emphases of the process approach: the discernment of an immanent and active divine presence in the evolution of the world and its inhabitants, and the call to creative engagement with the possibilities for progress and beauty where we now live. The essays cover important topics in Christian theology and philosophy of
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Moon Cakes in Gold Mountain: From China to the Canadian Plains - J. Brian Dawson, Patricia M. DawsonDespite unprecedented racism and discrimination upon arrival in Canada, Chinese settlers forged a life in this country. Hoping to build a better life for themselves and the families they left behind, these people persevered in the face of sometimes violent prejudice. Their strength, resilience, and contributions to this country are well-documented in Moon Cakes in Gold Mountain. Follow this fascinating story of the settlement of Chinese in Western Canada from China's progressively serious decline under Manchu rule to the cosmopolitan nature of contemporary Chinese-Canadian communities. By
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Theology of the Body for Beginners: A Basic Introduction to Pope John Paul II's Sexual Revolution - Christopher WestAccording to Pope John Paul II, if we live according to the true meaning of our sexuality, we "fulfill the very meaning of [our] being and existence." The human body is a "theology" because it is m