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Computational Methods for Fluid Dynamics - Joel H. Ferziger, Milovan PerićIn its third revised and extended edition the book offers an overview of the techniques used to solve problems in fluid mechanics on compute rs and describes in detail those most often used in practice. Included are advanced techniques in computational fluid dynamics, like direct and large-eddy simulation of turbulence, multigrid methods, parallel c omputing, moving grids, structured, block-structured and unstructured boundary-fitted grids, free surface flows. The new edition contains a new section dealing with grid quality and an extended description of d iscretization methods. The book also
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Thai: An Essential Grammar - David SmythThai: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly guide to the basic structures of the language. Grammatical forms are demonstrated through examples, given in both Thai script and Romanized transliteration, with clear, jargon-free explanations. It is designed for use both by students taking a taught course in Thai and for independent learners, and includes guidance on pronunciation, speech conventions and the Thai writing system as well as grammar. Topics include: sentence particles; negation; questions; numerals and quantification; and location markers and prepositions. With numerous
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Diffusion MRI - Derek K. JonesSince its initial development in the mid-1980's, and wide accessibility to perform diffusion MRI on all MRI scanners, the use of diffusion MRI has exploded. Nearly every MRI centre carries out diffusion MRI of some kind. Obtaining good quality diffusion MRI and making sound and robust inferences from the data is not trivial, however, and involves a long chain of events from ensuring that the hardware is performing optimally, the pulse sequence is carefully designed, the acquisition is optimal, the data quality is maximized while artifacts are minimized, the appropriate post-processing is used,
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Standards for Data Collection from Human Skeletal Remains: Proceedings of a Seminar at the Field Museum of Natural History - Jane A. Buikstra, Douglas H. Ubelaker, David Aftandilian, G.R. Scott, C.G. Turner II, P.L. Walker, E. Weidl, M. Finnegan, J. Haas,Standards for Data Collection has indeed become a standard for use as a manual in physical anthropology, bioarcheology, and human osteology research laboratories and college courses across North America. Originally created in anticipation of the need to document skeletal collections prior to NAGPRA repatriation, the volume is now a popular favorite among practitioners and students. Now in its 10th printing with a new, more durable plastic coil spiral binding.
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Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology - Allan Ludman, Stephen MarshakAdopted at over 125 school in its First Edition, the completely revised and tested Second Edition of the Ludman/Marshak Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology contains inquiry based exercises, rock group labs, and a modern treatment of geologic mapping. The Second Edition enhances the strengths of the First Edition with even better visuals enhanced photos, maps, charts and figures, and it also reflects new innovations in geologic mapping."
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Western Civilizations - Edward McNall Burns, Standish Meacham, Robert E. LernerW. W. Norton & Company proudly announces an exciting revision of its best-selling Western Civilizations. Used successfully by well over 1,000,000 students, Western Civilizations is renowned for its balanced presentation, clear prose, and exceptional treatment of cultural history. New co-authors Judith Coffin (University of Texas, Austin) and Robert Stacey (University of Washington, Seattle) have reimagined these classic features for today's instructors and students. The new edition emphasizes the changing boundaries of traditional narratives by discussing the West in a wider world context and
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Stitch Magic - Jan Beaney, Jean LittlejohnStitch Magic is an animated celebration of the magic of hand stitching by two internationally renowned embroiderers. Using the wide range of fabrics, threads and materials now available, Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn give aspiring and knowledgeable embroiderers alike the inspiration to experiment with the basic hand stitches to create infinite stitch interpretations. Over 100 sumptuous photographs of stitched pieces introduce a breathtaking range of new work by the authors as well as stitching from different cultures and a selection of other contemporary work. These examples are accompanied by
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Supervision: Concepts and Practices of Management - Edwin C. Leonard Jr., Raymond L. HilgertSUPERVISION: CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES OF MANAGEMENT, 11E helps readers develop the key supervisory skills that will make the difference in today's rapidly changing business world. This comprehensive, single source for supervision success combines proven, traditional management principles and up-to-the-minute leadership insights with innovative, everyday practices and proven skill-building applications. The latest edition taps into the author's wealth of first-hand business experience to explore some of today's most pressing business topics, including globalization, managing through economic
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Beginner's Dutch - Lesley GilbertLesley Gilbert and Gerdi Quist have written a friendly introduction to Dutch that's easy to work your way through. It's written in two parts: the first teaches you the basic grammar you'll need. The second will move on to practicing what you have learned in a range of real-life situations.