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Springer Handbook of Acoustics (Springer Handbooks)
Springer Handbook of Acoustics (Springer Handbooks)
By Springer
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mpn: biography, ean: 9781493907540, isbn: 1493907549,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Acoustics, the science of sound, has developed into a broad interdisciplinary field encompassing the academic disciplines of physics, engineering, psychology, speech, audiology, music, architecture, physiology, neuroscience and others. Here is an unparalleled modern handbook reflecting this richly interdisciplinary nature edited by one of the acknowledged masters in the field, Thomas Rossing.Researchers and students benefit from the comprehensive contents spanning: animal acoustics including


The Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe
The Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe
By Phoenix Books
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
In physicist Stephen Hawking's brilliant opus, A Brief History of Time, he presented us with a bold new look at our universe, how it began, and how our old views of physics and tired theories about the creation of the universe were no longer relevant. In other words, Hawking gave us a new look at our world, our universe, and ourselves. Now, Hawking presents an even more comprehensive look at our universe, its creation, and how we see ourselves within it. Imagine sitting in a comfortable room




Jupiter's Travels
Jupiter's Travels
By Naxos AudioBooks
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
On October 6, 1973, Ted Simon knew there was no going back. He loaded up his 500cc Triumph Tiger in the pouring rain and said good-bye to London. Over four years he rode 64,000 miles round the world. Breakdowns, revolutions, war, a spell in prison, and a Californian commune were all part of his experience, which was colored variously by utter despair and unimaginable joy. He was treated as a spy, a god, a welcome stranger, and a curiosity. The extraordinary trip became a journey into his own


What Einstein Didn't Know: Scientific Answers to Everyday Questions
What Einstein Didn't Know: Scientific Answers to Everyday Questions
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781452609416, isbn: 1452609411,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
How does soap know what's dirt? How do magnets work? Why do ice cubes crackle in your glass . . . And how can you keep them quiet?They are the questions that torment all of us. Now Robert L. Wolke, professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh, provides definitive-and amazingly simple-explanations for the mysteries of everyday life. Shattering myths (such as the common belief that salt melts the ice in your driveway) . . . providing insider secrets (like what lights up a neon


Recommended Practice for Backflow Prevention
By Amer Water Works Assn
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ean: 9781583212578, isbn: 1583212574,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
Newly updated information necessary to eliminate the threat of backflow and backsiphonage in distribution systems. Coverage includes current accepted practices for initiating and managing an effective control program, inspections, maintenance, and selection criteria..


Handbook of Chemistry and Physics CRCnetBASE 1999
Handbook of Chemistry and Physics CRCnetBASE 1999
By CRC Press
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ean: 9780849397202, isbn: 0849397200,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
The most widely used reference source in science - now in electronic format! Handbook of Chemistry & Physics CRCnetBASE 1999 includes all the text and figures found in the 79th Edition - now available on CD-ROM!.


4 Volume Set, Encyclopedia of Acoustics
4 Volume Set, Encyclopedia of Acoustics
By Wiley-Interscience
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ean: 9780471804659, isbn: 0471804657,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
Acoustics, sound, and vibration effects everything from the design of a concert hall to the workings of a stereo system to the intricacies of the human ear. This book examines all aspects of acoustics. It covers engineering aspects (aerodynamics and jet noise, interaction of fluid motion and sound, infrasound, ultrasonics, quantum acoustics, etc.) and scientific aspects (auditory function, acoustical properties of the outer and inner ear, psychological speech perception, music and musical


The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science
The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science
By HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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Buckle up for a joy ride through physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and astronomy. Drawing on conversations with hundreds of the world's top scientists and her own work as an award-winning science writer, Natalie Angier does the impossible: she makes science fascinating and seriously fun, even for those of us who, in Angier's words, ''still can't tell the difference between a proton, a photon, and a moron''. Most of the profound questions we will explore in our lives (such as those


The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA
The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA
By Audible Studios
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By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was only 24, a young scientist hungry to make his mark. His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other world-class researchers to solve one of science's greatest mysteries gives a dazzlingly clear picture of a world of brilliant scientists with great gifts, very human ambitions,


Great Minds of Science
Great Minds of Science
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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Explore the Earth's last frontier, learn how the dinosaurs died, or discover the direction human evolution is heading. The world's greatest scientists are at your disposal in Great Minds of Science. Let them take you to the very frontiers of science, with narratives full of genius, personal insight, and enlightenment. In this tribute to mankind's ingenuity and boundless curiosity, get detailed explanations about dinosaurs, viruses, evolution, oceanography, astronomy, and artificial


All You Want to Know About Science and Discovery: Isaac Newton's New Physics; Darwin & Evolution; Einstein's Revolution (All You Want to Know Series)
All You Want to Know About Science and Discovery: Isaac Newton's New Physics; Darwin & Evolution; Einstein's Revolution (All You Want to Know Series)
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ean: 9780671580810, isbn: 0671580817,

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Edwin Newman presents profiles of three extraordinary scientists whose work revolutionized the history of modern science--Isaac Newton, the discoverer of gravity; Darwin and the Theory of Evolution; and Einstein and his Theory of Relativity.Used Book in Good Condition.


The Science of Why: Answers to Questions About the World Around Us
The Science of Why: Answers to Questions About the World Around Us
By Audible Studios
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Ever wonder why onions make you cry? Or why lizards do pushups? Or why leaves change color in the fall? Don't worry, you're not alone. Acclaimed science writer and broadcaster Jay Ingram wonders the same things. After a long career of asking important questions (does time speed up as we age? How much Neanderthal is in me? Why do some animals throw their feces?), he's here to put our scientific quandaries to rest. In this insightful, witty book for curious listeners of all ages, Jay shares his


Why Sh-t Happens: The Science of a Really Bad Day
Why Sh-t Happens: The Science of a Really Bad Day
By Brilliance Audio
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Your laptop mysteriously crashes. There's a fresh red wine stain on the carpet. An overhead bird targets your windshield. Sh-t, as they say, happens - to all of us. But have you ever thought about why such accidents occur? It's not just bad luck. What causes the mishaps that can ruin your day? In Why Sh-t Happens, esteemed scientist Peter J. Bentley tackles the realm of everyday disaster through a highly empirical approach informed by wit and humor. Bentley brilliantly explores accident on a


The Dictionary of Acoustics
The Dictionary of Acoustics
By Academic Press
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ean: 9780125069403, isbn: 0125069405,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
This is a dictionary of terms used in acoustics. It provides in-depth and informative definitions of the terminology and concepts used in acoustics. The terms are in alphabetical order.The science and technology of acoustics embrace an unusually wide range of disciplines, from aircraft noise reduction to ultrasonics in medicine, and from psychoacoustics to signal processing. The student of acoustics must become familiar with a corresponding range of specialist terms in order to communicate with


Cosmos: A Personal Voyage
Cosmos: A Personal Voyage
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ean: 9781531888077, isbn: 1531888070,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space. Featuring a new Introduction by Sagan’s collaborator, Ann Druyan, and a new Foreword by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos retraces the fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution that have transformed matter into consciousness, exploring such


Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life
Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life
By Phoenix Books
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Since the Renaissance people have been plagued by the tense battle between Science and Religion. Internationally renowned best selling author and evolutionist Stephen Jay Gould sheds new light on the dilemma in this provocative, fascinating, and relevant audio. In elaborating and exploring the issue, Gould argues that in order to experience the fullness of being human, we must cultivate a meaningful balance between a life of spirit and a life of rational inquiry; 2 realms, equally essential but


Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin
Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin
By Phoenix Books
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
We have always identified trends as bad (loosening of the moral fiber) or good (better ethnic eating in urban areas). But Stephen Jay Gould argues that this mode of interpretation is a bias that needs correcting. In Full House, Gould presents the truth about progress, evolution, and excellence, as well as a different way to understand trends other than as entities moving in a definite direction. Gould examines how the misinterpretation of data and statistics can result in bad science and


The Science of Why 2: Answers to Questions About the Universe, the Unknown and Ourselves
The Science of Why 2: Answers to Questions About the Universe, the Unknown and Ourselves
By Audible Studios
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
An all-new volume of science questions to delight, entertain, and inform listeners of all ages, from best-selling author Jay Ingram. Jay takes listeners on a tour of the universe, exploring wonders big and small. From the farthest reaches of space to the most perplexing historical riddles to the marvels of who we are and what we're made of, Jay answers the important questions, such as: What's inside a black hole? Will machines ever learn to feel? How much pee is in the average swimming pool?


Acoustical Society of America: Suggested Experiements for Laboratory Courses in Acoustics and Vibrations
Acoustical Society of America: Suggested Experiements for Laboratory Courses in Acoustics and Vibrations
By Pennsylvania State University Press
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ean: 9780271011042, isbn: 0271011041,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
Extensively revised from the first edition, this manual is the Acoustical Society of America's response to the critical need for a guide to aid colleges and universities in setting up meaningful and modern experiments in acoustics. Twenty-seven experiments contributed by twenty-three specialists cover the areas of measurement and analysis of sound, vibrations, musical acoustics, transducers, room acoustics, underwater acoustics, and audiometry and masking. These experiments will be useful and



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