By Vance Packard
Initially released in 1964, The bare Society was once the 1st ebook at the threats to privateness posed by way of new applied sciences akin to sleek surveillance strategies and techniques for influencing human habit. This all re-creation of the ebook gains an creation through famous historian Rick Perlstein.
By R. Golser (auth.), P. Misaelides (eds.)
The improvement of complicated fabrics with preselected houses is likely one of the major objectives of fabrics learn. Of especial curiosity are electronics, high-temperature and supemard fabrics for numerous functions, in addition to alloys with greater put on, corrosion and mechanical resistance houses. The technical problem hooked up with the creation of those fabrics is not just linked to the improvement of recent specialized training recommendations but additionally with qc. The lively charged particle, electron and photon beams supply the potential of editing the houses of the near-surface areas of fabrics with no heavily affecting their bulk, and supply special analytical instruments for trying out their caliber. This quantity comprises many of the lectures and contributions introduced on the NATO-funded complex examine Institute "Application of Particle and Laser Beams in fabrics Technology", which used to be held in Kallithea, Chalkidiki, in Northern Greece, from the eighth to the twenty first of may possibly, 1994 and attended by way of seventy three contributors from 21 nations. the purpose of this ASI used to be to supply to the individuals an outline of this quickly increasing box. primary features about the interactions and collisions on atomic, nuclear and strong nation scale have been offered in a didactic means, in addition to the applying of various options for the answer of difficulties starting from the improvement of electronics fabrics to corrosion learn and from archaeometry to environmental protection.
By Wieslaw Ostachowicz, Malcolm McGugan, Jens-Uwe Schröder-Hinrichs, Marcin Luczak
This ebook offers a holistic, interdisciplinary evaluate of offshore wind strength, and is a must-read for complex researchers. themes, from the layout and research of destiny generators, to the decommissioning of wind farms, are lined. The scope of the paintings levels from analytical, numerical and experimental developments in structural and fluid mechanics, to novel advancements in chance, defense & reliability engineering for offshore wind.The middle goal of the present paintings is to make offshore wind strength extra aggressive, by means of bettering the reliability, and operations and upkeep (O&M) innovations of wind generators. The learn was once conducted lower than the auspices of the EU-funded undertaking, MARE-WINT. The undertaking supplied a distinct chance for a bunch of researchers to paintings heavily jointly, suffer multidisciplinary doctoral education, and behavior learn within the region of offshore wind strength iteration. Contributions from specialist, exterior authors also are incorporated, and the whole paintings seeks to bridge the distance among learn and a rapidly-evolving undefined.
By A.V. Narlikar, Y.Y. Fu
This is often an agenda-setting and high-profile ebook that provides an authoritative and state-of-the-art research of nanoscience and know-how. The Oxford instruction manual of Nanoscience and know-how presents a complete and obtainable evaluate of the most important achievements in numerous elements of this box. The instruction manual includes three volumes, based thematically, with 25 chapters each one. quantity I offers primary problems with uncomplicated physics, chemistry, biochemistry, tribology and so forth. of nanomaterials. quantity II specializes in the development made with host of nanomaterials together with DNA and protein established nanostructures. quantity III highlights engineering and comparable advancements, with a spotlight on frontal software components. All chapters are written by means of famous overseas specialists within the box. The publication will be precious for ultimate yr undergraduates focusing on the sector. it may end up imperative to graduate scholars, and severe researchers from educational and commercial sectors operating within the box of Nanoscience and know-how from various disciplines together with Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, drugs, fabrics technology, Metallurgy, Ceramics, info know-how in addition to electric, digital and Computational Engineering.
By Don Ihde
Ihde might be uniquely located to supply authoritative money owed of such different philosophical traditions as these taken with present explorations of the know-how of clinical instruments.... Ihde's publication breaks new floor and... makes a huge debate available. —Robert AckermannInstrumental Realism has 3 primary goals: to suggest a "praxis-perception" method of the philosophy of technology; to discover ways that such an method bargains a jointly illuminating overlap with a philosophy of expertise; and to ascertain relatively and significantly the paintings of a few who suggest an "instrumental realist" method of the philosophy of technology.
By Jerry Honeycutt
This name for strength clients and IT execs is the authoritative resource for info at the home windows XP registry and the way to switch it to fit your administrative and private needs.
The home windows registry comprises profiles for every person of a working laptop or computer plus information regarding method undefined, put in courses, estate settings, and extra. editing the home windows registry provides clients the maximum keep watch over over the computer, yet it's been just a little of a deadly black artwork -- earlier. This identify is the whole connection with operating with the home windows XP registry -- together with every little thing from registry hacks for energy clients to administration and deployment assistance for IT execs. The booklet comprises troubleshooting tricks, universal workarounds, and a consultant to find out how to use the recent registry editor. Written via a famous professional -- the writer of six books at the home windows registry -- this booklet is the authoritative source for readers who wish or have to paintings with the home windows registry. Highlights contain chapters on pinpointing registry settings and scripting registry adjustments, facing registry permissions, utilizing home windows Installer, and mapping Tweak UI settings to genuine registry values.