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Impinging Streams

Impinging Streams

The original idea of IS is to send two solid-gas streams to impinge against each other at high velocity, enhancing transfer between phases. IS is classified into two kinds: Gas-continuous impinging streams (GIS) and Liquid-continuous ones (LIS). Impinging Streams describes fundamentals, major properties and application of IS, as a category of novel technologies in chemical engineering. Because of the universality ...

295,00 CHF

Vauban Under Siege: Engineering Efficiency and Martial Vigor in the War of the Spanish Succession: 2009 Smh Distinguished Book Award

Vauban Under Siege: Engineering ...

Vauban under Siege" is the first systematic comparison of the theory of Vaubanian siegecraft with its reality, contrasting military engineering's pursuit of the efficient siege with generals' contradictory search for rapid conquest, purchased at the cost of additional lives.

231,00 CHF

The Economics of Obesity

The Economics of Obesity

Focuses on the economics of obesity. This work assesses the impact of food quality, access to fast food, food prices, legislation, and other factors on diet, physical activity, and body weight. It calculates the impact of obesity on hospital costs and examines the externalities imposed by obesity through health insurance.

193,00 CHF

Communicating about Health: Current Issues and Perspectives

Communicating about Health: Current ...

This text provides a research-based thorough overview of health communication, balancing theory with practical advice and examples that encourage students to further develop their own communication skills. In a broad survey of the field, approached from the perspectives of both caregiver and patient, it offers solid coverage of the history of health care, an examination of culture's role in health ...

135,00 CHF

On Missionary Roads

On Missionary Roads

Cardinal Tomko has given us a gift in this book that can help us appreciate the Church's response to today to the mission given her by Christ two thousand years ago. This book is an invitiation to share in his generous missionary spirit and, like him, to do great things for the Lord." --Francis Cardinal George

29,90 CHF

The History of Feudalism

The History of Feudalism

Editor David Herlihy gives examples of the principal types of documents that historians use in their investigations of feudal society. These include not only laws and legal commentaries, private charters and administrative records, but also selections from chronicles, saints' lives, sermons, liturgical works, and imaginative literature. Together these diverse sources illustrate in concrete and human terms the relationships between men ...

36,90 CHF

Truth Engage Across Philosop Traditions

Truth Engage Across Philosop ...

Setting the stage with selections from Nietzsche and James, this reader on truth puts in conversation some of the main philosophical figures from the twentieth century in the analytic, continental, and pragmatist traditions. The volume's central focus is the value or normativity of truth, explored by constructing dialogues between different schools of thought. Topics include the normative relation between truth ...

86,00 CHF

Dynamo and Dynamics, a Mathematical Challenge

Dynamo and Dynamics, a ...

This book contains the lectures given at the workshop "Dynamo and dynamics, a mathematical challenge" held in Cargese from August 21 to 26, 2000. The workshop differed from most previous conferences on the dynamo effect in two important respects. First, it was at this international conference that the experimental observation of homogeneous fluid dynamos was first reported. Second, the conference ...

136,00 CHF

Dynamo and Dynamics, a Mathematical Challenge

Dynamo and Dynamics, a ...

This book contains the lectures given at the workshop "Dynamo and dynamics, a mathematical challenge" held in Cargese from August 21 to 26, 2000. The workshop differed from most previous conferences on the dynamo effect in two important respects. First, it was at this international conference that the experimental observation of homogeneous fluid dynamos was first reported. Second, the conference ...

165,00 CHF

Evil, Inc

Evil, Inc

Some CEOs will do anything to improve the bottom line, in Kaplan's "New York Times"-bestselling thriller of corporate malfeasance. (A) roaring, paranoid delight about the real killers in the boardroom.--Janet Evanovich.

9,90 CHF

Slave Systems

Slave Systems

This book compares features of slavery in ancient Greece and Rome and in the modern Atlantic world.

165,00 CHF

No Remedy Left Behind: Lessons from a Half-Decade of Nclb

No Remedy Left Behind: ...

No Remedy Left Behind is a sobering and important look at the nation's basic federal education law governing K-12 schools. It is a careful and objective examination of how the No Child Left Behind legislation is working--and not working. This is a book for all those so caught up in debating the politics and rewriting of the law that they ...

33,50 CHF

Literacy

Literacy

Literacy is the second volume of the Encyclopedia of Language and Education, the first attempt to overview an area which has emerged as a coherent and exciting field of study in the last two decades. While forming part of a series of ten volumes, Literacy also stands on its own, drawing on some state-of-the-art reviews of current concerns in the ...

136,00 CHF

Ever Ancient, Ever New

Ever Ancient, Ever New

Almost single-handedly, Ernest L. Fortin resuscitated the study of political philosophy for Catholic theology. Fortin's interests were vast: the Church Fathers, Dante and Aquinas, modern rights, ecumenism. All of these are in Ever Ancient Ever New, the fourth and final volume of Fortin's collected essays. Edited by Michael Foley, the volume contains articles never before published and is for anyone ...

97,00 CHF

Ever Ancient, Ever New

Ever Ancient, Ever New

Almost single-handedly, Ernest L. Fortin resuscitated the study of political philosophy for Catholic theology. Fortin's interests were vast: the Church Fathers, Dante and Aquinas, modern rights, ecumenism. All of these are in Ever Ancient Ever New, the fourth and final volume of Fortin's collected essays. Edited by Michael Foley, the volume contains articles never before published and is for anyone ...

186,00 CHF

No Cartoon Left Behind!: The Best of Rob Rogers

No Cartoon Left Behind!: ...

In No Cartoon Left Behind, Rogers recounts his humorous path to cartooning and shares his own personal perspective on the major news stories of the past two and a half decades. He covers a diverse range of topics including the Cold War, gun control, smoking, racism, the environment, 9/11 and presidential elections. In the chapter called "Where's the Beef: Fear ...

51,50 CHF