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Differential Equations - John PolkingCombining traditional material with a modern systems approach, this handbook provides a thorough introduction to differential equations, tempering its classic "pure math" approach with more practical applied aspects. Features up-to-date coverage of key topics such as first order equations, matrix algebra, systems, and phase plane portraits. Illustrates complex concepts through extensive detailed figures. Focuses on interpreting and solving problems through optional technology projects. For anyone interested in learning more about differential equations.
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May
Designing Embedded Hardware - John CatsoulisEmbedded computer systems literally surround us: they're in our cell phones, PDAs, cars, TVs, refrigerators, heating systems, and more. In fact, embedded systems are one of the most rapidly growing segments of the computer industry today. Along with the growing list of devices for which embedded computer systems are appropriate, interest is growing among programmers, hobbyists, and engineers of all types in how to design and build devices of their own. Furthermore, the knowledge offered by this book into the fundamentals of these computer systems can benefit anyone who has to evaluate and apply
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May
Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 - Fred AndersonIn this vivid and compelling narrative, the Seven Years' War–long seen as a mere backdrop to the American Revolution–takes on a whole new significance. Relating the history of the war as it developed, Anderson shows how the complex array of forces brought into conflict helped both to create Britain’s empire and to sow the seeds of its eventual dissolution. Beginning with a skirmish in the Pennsylvania backcountry involving an inexperienced George Washington, the Iroquois chief Tanaghrisson, and the ill-fated French emissary Jumonville, Anderson reveals a chain of events that would lead to world
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May
An Introduction to the Old Testament - Tremper Longman III, Raymond B. DillardThis second edition of An Introduction to the Old Testament integrates and interacts with recent developments in Old Testament scholarship. Several distinctive set it apart from other introductions to the Old Testament: It is thoroughly evangelical in its perspective It emphasizes special introduction the study of individual books It interacts in an irenic spirit with the historical-critical method It features points of research history and representative scholars rather than an exhaustive treatment of past scholarship It deals with the meaning of each book, not in isolation but in a canonical
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May
Тайные знания коммерческих иллюстраторов - Яна ФранкОт производителя В этой книге Яна Франк рассказывает, как стать коммерческим иллюстратором, и раскрывает всю "кухню" этой работы: объясняет, с чего начать и куда стремиться, как составить портфолио, где найти клиентов и как с ними работать, подробно разбирает маленькие картинки и большие проекты, делится техническими хитростями и пошаговыми рецептами создания изображений. А, кроме того, раздумывает о неочевидных проблемах профессии иллюстратора. Книга адресована всем, кто планирует зарабатывать на Жизнь иллюстрацией или уже встал на этот непростой путь.
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May
Polar Lakes and Rivers: Limnology of Arctic and Antarctic Aquatic Ecosystems - Warwick F. Vincent, Johanna Laybourn-ParryThis title provides an overview of the ecology of high latitude lakes, rivers and glacial environments in both the North and South polar regions. It describes each ecosystem type, the remarkable aquatic life that thrives in these extreme habitats, and the similarities and differences between Arctic and Antarctic waters.
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May
The Lambda Calculus: Its Syntax and Semantics - Henk BarendregtThe revised edition contains a new chapter which provides an elegant description of the semantics. The various classes of lambda calculus models are described in a uniform manner. Some didactical improvements have been made to this edition. An example of a simple model is given and then the general theory (of categorical models) is developed. Indications are given of those parts of the book which can be used to form a coherent course.
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May
Medieval Worlds: An Introduction to European History, 300-1492 - Jo Ann Hoeppner Moran, Richard GerberdingThis text, designed for use in one- and two-term medieval history courses, is based on a political framework that includes social and cultural history. It emphasizes both high and popular culture, exploring what life was like in the court, the city, the countryside, and academia. The text primarily focuses on Europe, but also gives extensive attention to the areas that affected Europe, such as Byzantium and the Islamic world.
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May
Geometry (University of Chicago School Mathematics Project) - Zalman Usiskin, VariousThe University of Chicago Sschool Mathematics project, integrated mathematics.
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Trying Neaira: The True Story Of A Courtesan's Scandalous Life In Ancient Greece - Debra HamelNeaira grew up in a Corinthian brothel in the fourth century B.C., became a high-priced courtesan and a sex slave, then settled into a thirty-year relationship with Stephanos of Athens. But next she found herself in court, charged with transgressing Athens’s marriage laws. This book reconstructs the amazing facts of Neaira’s life and trial, illuminating the social, legal, and cultural worlds of ancient Greece. “Hamel’s treatment of this complicated story is outstanding . . . for its comprehensive [yet remarkably concise] presentation of the social and historical context of fourth-century