• Concrete Petrography: A Handbook of Investigative Techniques, Second Edition book cover

    Concrete Petrography

    A Handbook of Investigative Techniques, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Alan Poole, Ian Sims

    This classic reference has established the value of petrography as a powerful method for the investigation of concrete as a material. It provides an authoritative and well-illustrated review of concrete composition and textures, including the causes of defects, deterioration, and failure that can…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    CRC Press

  • The Water Encyclopedia: Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources book cover

    The Water Encyclopedia

    Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jr. Fierro, Evan K. Nyer

    “Just do an Internet search.” “It’s on the Internet” These phrases have quickly become a part of the vernacular. The quintessential book of data relating to water, The Water Encyclopedia: Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources, Third Edition arose from the premise that most of the information…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Visible and Near Infrared Absorption Spectra of Human and Animal Haemoglobin determination and application book cover

    Visible and Near Infrared Absorption Spectra of Human and Animal Haemoglobin determination and application

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zijlstra, Buursma, van Assendelft,

    The bright colour of haemoglobin has, from the very beginning, played a significant role in both the investigation of this compound as well as in the study of blood oxygen transport. Numerous optical methods have been developed for measuring haemoglobin concentration, oxygen saturation, and the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Piano-Hinged Dissections: Time to Fold! book cover

    Piano-Hinged Dissections

    Time to Fold!, 1st Edition

    By Greg N. Frederickson

    A dissection involves cutting a polygon into pieces in such a way that those pieces form another polygon; for a hinged dissection, the pieces must be attached by hinges. A piano hinge is "a long narrow hinge with a pin running the entire length of its joint." So, unlike regular hinged dissections,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Real-Time Shading book cover

    Real-Time Shading

    1st Edition

    By Marc Olano, John Hart, Wolfgang Heidrich, Michael McCool

    This book covers real-time shading systems, their design and how they work. Procedural shading, long valued for off-line rendering and production animation is now possible on interactive graphics hardware. These developments are important for areas such as game development, product design, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Policing and the Mentally Ill: International Perspectives book cover

    Policing and the Mentally Ill

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duncan Chappell

    In countries with democratic traditions, police interactions with the mentally ill are usually guided by legislative mandates giving police discretion and possibly resulting in referrals for assistance and treatment. But all too frequently, the outcome of these interactions is far less therapeutic…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    Routledge
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Unleashing the Power of Unconditional Respect: Transforming Law Enforcement and Police Training book cover

    Unleashing the Power of Unconditional Respect

    Transforming Law Enforcement and Police Training, 1st Edition

    By Jack Colwell, Charles Huth

    Every day, police officers face challenges ranging from petty annoyances to the risk of death in the line of duty. Coupled with these difficulties is, in some cases, lack of community respect for the officers despite the dangers these men and women confront while protecting the public. Exploring…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    Routledge

  • Textual and Visual Representations of Power and Justice in Medieval France: Manuscripts and Early Printed Books book cover

    Textual and Visual Representations of Power and Justice in Medieval France

    Manuscripts and Early Printed Books, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosalind Brown-Grant, Anne D. Hedeman, Bernard Ribémont

    Thoroughly interdisciplinary in approach, this volume examines how concepts such as the exercising of power, the distribution of justice, and transgression against the law were treated in both textual and pictorial terms in works produced and circulated in medieval French manuscripts and early…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    Routledge

  • STEM Education in Primary Classrooms: Unravelling Contemporary Approaches in Australia and New Zealand book cover

    STEM Education in Primary Classrooms

    Unravelling Contemporary Approaches in Australia and New Zealand, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Fitzgerald, Carole Haeusler, Linda Pfeiffer

    If you were to peer into a primary school classroom somewhere across Australia and New Zealand, you would be forgiven for thinking that science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education is synonymous with coding and digital technologies. However, while these aspects are important,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    Routledge

  • Cultural Evolution and its Discontents: Cognitive Overload, Parasitic Cultures, and the Humanistic Cure book cover

    Cultural Evolution and its Discontents

    Cognitive Overload, Parasitic Cultures, and the Humanistic Cure, 1st Edition

    By Robert N. Watson

    People worry that computers, robots, interstellar aliens, or Satan himself – brilliant, stealthy, ruthless creatures – may seize control of our world and destroy what’s uniquely valuable about the human race. Cultural Evolution and its Discontents shows that our cultural systems – especially those…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    Routledge

  • Illustrated Dictionary of Immunology book cover

    Illustrated Dictionary of Immunology

    3rd Edition

    By Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

    From the beginning, immunologists have maintained a unique nomenclature that has often mystified and even baffled their colleagues in other fields, causing them to liken immunology to a black box. With more than 1200 illustrations, the Illustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition provides…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Russia's Regional Identities: The Power of the Provinces book cover

    Russia's Regional Identities

    The Power of the Provinces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edith W. Clowes, Gisela Erbslöh, Ani Kokobobo

    Contemporary Russia is often viewed as a centralised regime based in Moscow, with dependent provinces, made subservient by Putin’s policies limiting regional autonomy. This book, however, demonstrates that beyond this largely political view, by looking at Russia’s regions more in cultural and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

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