Earth (Early Bird Astronomy) by Jeffrey Zuehlke

By Jeffrey Zuehlke

Readers will find out about Earth, the 3rd planet from the solar. attractive and available textual content offers our planet's distinguishing positive factors, its place when it comes to the remainder of the sunlight process, its composition and atmospheric stipulations, its moon and the lunar cycle, and the way scientists have realized approximately Earth and the moon via area missions. colour pictures and diagrams improve the textual content.

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The Little Book of Bees by Karl Weiss

By Karl Weiss

The extra we find out about bees, the extra amazing they appear. they've got 5 eyes and beat their wings at virtually two hundred cycles consistent with moment. And to speak with one another bees do make sounds but additionally dance. This booklet, filled with over 30 figures, supplies a desirable perception into the intense complicated and hugely organised international of bees. the writer, ok. Weiss, explains the severe position that bees and bee-keeping play for human society, and provides recommendation for these drawn to elevating bees.

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Flood Frequency Analysis (New Directions in Civil by Khaled Hamed, A. Ramachandro. Rao

By Khaled Hamed, A. Ramachandro. Rao

After 5 many years, the sphere of Statistical Hydrology maintains to conform and is still a truly lively region of research. Researchers proceed to check quite a few distributions, tools of estimation of parameters, and difficulties with regards to regionalization. in spite of the fact that, a lot of this study looks in journals and studies and customarily in a kind now not simply obtainable to practitioners and students-producing a spot among examine and practice.Flood Frequency research fills this hole by way of proposing lots of those distributions and estimation strategies in a unified structure inside a unmarried, self-contained ebook. concentrating on distribution households renowned in the hydrologic group, the authors speak about 3 parameter estimation equipment for every distribution: the strategy of moments, the utmost probability technique, and the tactic of chance weighted moments. They current the main points at the back of the techniques to supply the foundation for the computations, they usually illustrate every one process with actual facts. many of the computations mentioned were programmed to be used with own pcs, and executable models of those courses can be found on CD-ROM from the senior author.Only elevated use of recent tools and distributions can produce a consensus on their validity. With different books at the topic both constrained in scope or heavily outmoded, Flood Frequency research presents the precise automobile for practising hydrologists and engineers to discover and follow the newest equipment and study effects, and in doing so, give a contribution to the development of the sector.

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Structure and Properties of Polymers by E.L. Thomas (editor)

By E.L. Thomas (editor)

Fabrics technological know-how and expertise is a seminal paintings and crucial reference supplying entry to a veritable compendium of knowledge protecting crucial periods of fabrics present in undefined, together with: metals, ceramics, glasses, polymers, semiconductors and composites. also, fabrics technological know-how and know-how bargains with the purposes, processing, and basic rules linked to those fabrics. It basically and comprehensively presents the person with facts from study and at the homes, practise and strength of the person periods of fabrics.

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Linus Pauling: And the Chemistry of Life (Oxford Portraits by Tom Hager

By Tom Hager

Linus Pauling was once crucial chemist, and arguably an important American scientist, of the twentieth century. From his description of the chemical bond to his discovery of the reason for sickle-cell anemia and his groundbreaking paintings with diet C, his paintings leaped over the bounds of disciplines, together with chemistry, physics, biology, immunology, nuclear physics, and extra. Now during this fascinating new biography, acclaimed technological know-how author Tom Hager brings Pauling's wide selection of medical accomplishments vividly to existence whereas additionally laying off gentle on Pauling's actions outdoor the medical realm. He indicates how Pauling used his medical popularity to assist develop political motives, fairly the conflict opposed to the unfold of nuclear guns throughout the Nineteen Fifties. regardless of the difficulty his political activism triggered him, he remained unmoved in his commitment to creating the realm a more secure position. His perseverance was once rewarded with a Nobel Peace Prize in 1963, making him the single individual in heritage to win unshared Nobels. In Linus Pauling, we examine a real a systematic massive: innovative, daring, and unafraid of an individual and something.

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Improving Anti-Money Laundering Compliance: Self-Protecting by Abdullahi Usman Bello

By Abdullahi Usman Bello

This e-book offers useful tips on the best way to enhance the effectiveness and potency of AML compliance via introducing the speculation, framework and technique for facing the troubles of cash Laundering Reporting officials (MLROs) in the united kingdom banking undefined. for this reason, Bello focusses on delivering a theoretical clarification of compliance behaviour that is inadequately lined. even supposing the study is concentrated on MLROs in the united kingdom banking undefined, the self-protecting thought stumbled on from the examine has normal software to different compliance officials inside and out of doors the united kingdom. it's also appropriate to regulatory environments in different monetary sectors. the alternative of MLROs and the united kingdom because the concentration of the learn was once simply because those everyone is arguably an important stakeholders in AML and the united kingdom is among the biggest monetary centres on the planet that offers chance for cash laundering actions. A methodological and precise examine, this e-book should be of specific curiosity to practitioners and the regulatory gurus, in addition to students of criminology and finance.

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