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A Dictionary of Chemistry

Author: John Daintith

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019104492X

Category: Science

Page: 592

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Fully revised and updated, the sixth edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. With over 4,700 entires - over 200 new to this edition - it covers all aspects of chemistry, from physical chemistry to biochemistry. The sixth edition boasts broader coverage in subject areas such as forensics, metallurgy, materials science, and geology, increasing the dictionary's appeal to students in these related fields. There are also biographical entries on key figures, highlighted entries on major topics such as polymers and crystal defects, and a chronology charting the main discoveries in atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics.

A Dictionary of Chemistry

Author: Richard Rennie,Jonathan Law

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198722826

Category:

Page: 640

View: 1359

Fully revised and updated, the seventh edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. With over 5000 entries--over 175 new to this edition--it covers all aspects of chemistry, from physical chemistry to biochemistry. The seventh edition boasts broader coverage in areas such as nuclear magnetic resonance, polymer chemistry, nanotechnology and graphene, and absolute configuration, increasing the dictionary's appeal to students in these fields. New diagrams have been added and existing diagrams updated to illustrate topics that would benefit from a visual aid. There are also biographical entries on key figures, featured entries on major topics such as polymers and crystal defects, and a chronology charting the main discoveries in atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics.

A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

Author: Carl Schaschke

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199651450

Category: Reference

Page: 432

View: 3788

This new dictionary provides a quick and authoritative point of reference for chemical engineering, covering areas such as materials, energy balances, reactions, and separations. It also includes relevant terms from the areas of chemistry, physics, mathematics, and biology.

A Dictionary of Physics

Author: Jonathan Law,Richard Rennie

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198714742

Category: Reference

Page: 672

View: 8994

This is the most popular dictionary of physics available, and contains almost 4,000 entries covering all commonly encountered physics terms and concepts. It also defines many terms from the related fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and physical chemistry. With over 200 new entries and full revision of the existing text, A Dictionary of Physics is as essential a reference tool as before. The dictionary is generously illustrated with over 120 diagrams, graphs, and tables and it also contains biographies of important scientists. Recommended web links are also included to provide useful and relevant extra information, and are accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Physics companion web page. Appendices include SI units, the solar system, and the electromagnetic spectrum, plus a list of Nobel Prize winners and a chronology of key dates in physics. This fully revised and updated A-Z is an ideal introduction to the subject for anyone with an interest in physics, and it remains an indispensable reference work for students of physics and physics-related subjects (either at school or at university), and professionals.

A Dictionary of Science

Author: Jonathan Law

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191069191

Category: Reference

Page: 960

View: 5963

This bestselling dictionary contains more than 9,500 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, computer science, and astronomy. This fully revised edition includes hundreds of new entries, such as bone morphogenetic protein, Convention on Biological Diversity, genome editing, Ice Cube experiment, multi-core processor, PhyloCode, quarkonium, and World Wide Telescope, bringing it fully up to date in areas such as nanotechnology, quantum physics, molecular biology, genomics, and the science of climate change. Supported by more than 200 diagrams and illustrations the dictionary features recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up-to-date via the Dictionary of Science companion website. Other features include short biographies of leading scientists, full page illustrated features on subjects such as the Solar System and Genetically Modified Organisms, and chronologies of specific scientific subjects including plastics, electronics, and cell biology. With concise entries on an extensive list of topics, this dictionary is both an ideal reference work for students and a great introduction for non-scientists.

Die Enzyklopädie der Erde

Author: Michael Allaby,Barbara Knesl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783866900660

Category:

Page: 608

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Nachschlagewerk; Erdgeschichte; Erde; Planet.

A Dictionary of Biology

Author: Elizabeth Martin,Robert Hine

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198714378

Category: Reference

Page: 736

View: 4858

Fully revised and updated for the seventh edition, this market-leading dictionary is the perfect guide for anyone studying biology, either at school or university. With more than 5,500 clear and concise entries, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry. Over 250 new entries include terms such as Broca's area, comparative genomic hybridization, mirror neuron, and Pandoravirus. Appendices include classifications of the animal and plant kingdoms, the geological time scale, major mass extinctions of species, model organisms and their genomes, Nobel prizewinners, and a new appendix on evolution. Entry-level web links to online resources can be accessed via a companion website.

A Dictionary of Physics

Author: John Daintith

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199560011

Category: Science

Page: 616

View: 9464

This is the most popular dictionary of physics available. It contains over 3,800 entries covering all commonly encountered physics terms and concepts, as well as terms from the related fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and physical chemistry. With 200 new entries and expanded coverage in areas including applied physics, statistical distributions, polymers, and nanoscience, A Dictionary of Physics is more comprehensive than ever before. The dictionary is generously illustrated with over 120 diagrams, graphs, and tables and it also contains biographies of important scientists. Feature entries provide in-depth analysis of key topics such as crystal defects, magnetic resonance imaging, and the solar system. Three feature entries on low-temperature physics, nanophysics, and quantum entanglement are brand new to this edition. Also new to this edition are entry-level web links and a web linked appendix. These recommended web links are accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Physics companion web page and provide useful and relevant extra information. Appendices include SI units, the solar system, and the electromagnetic spectrum, plus a list of Nobel Prize winners and a chronology of key dates in physics. This fully revised and updated A-Z is an ideal introduction to the subject for anyone with an interest in physics, and it remains an indispensable reference work for students of physics and physics-related subjects (either at school or at university),and professionals.

A Dictionary of Education

Author: Susan Wallace

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191053791

Category: Education

Page: 368

View: 1690

Education is of relevance to everyone but it involves a specialized vocabulary and terminology which may be opaque or unfamiliar to those new to the field. This UK-focused Dictionary of Education provides clear and concise definitions for over 1,100 terms, from A* to zero tolerance, that anyone studying education or working in the field is likely to encounter. Coverage includes all sectors of education: pre-school, primary, secondary, further and higher education, special needs, adult and continuing education, and work-based learning. It also includes major legislation, key figures and organizations, and national curriculum and assessment terminology. This second edition covers all the contemporary reforms being introduced to revise the school examinations system and to reform the process of initial teacher training in England and Wales. Coverage of the vocabulary of education has also been increased, and longer and more detailed entries are included for terms relating to disability and inclusive practice, such as autistic spectrum disorder, attention deficit, and dyslexia, and to professional development, such as mentor. Entries regarding projects and initiatives that are now obsolete have been deleted. The dictionary features entry-level web links, accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Education companion website. Detailed appendices include a timeline summary of landmark educational legislation since 1945 and a glossary of acronyms. In addition, there is a useful, fully cross-referenced section of comparative terms used in the US, Canada, Australia, and South Africa. This concise yet authoritative dictionary is essential for all students of education, teachers, and lecturers on development programmes, and it is strongly recommended for governors, classroom assistants, and parents.

A Dictionary of Geography

Author: Susan Mayhew

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 019968085X

Category: Reference

Page: 576

View: 4826

Containing over 3,100 entries on all aspects of both human and physical geography, this best-selling dictionary is the most authoritative single-volume reference work of its kind. It includes coverage of cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, ecology, population, industry, and development. Worked examples and diagrams are provided for many entries, including 15 new illustrations. All existing entries have been fully revised and updated for this new edition, and there is now expanded coverage of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and glacial geomorphology, as well as the inclusion of more international examples within definitions, broadening its coverage considerably. The dictionary includes more than 400 new entries, including economies of scope, marginalization, rurality, and tax havens and offshore financial centres. Recommended web links are suggested for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Geography companion website. Packed with clear, concise, and authoritative information, this A-Z reference is an essential companion for all students and teachers of geography.

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

Author: John Harris,Vicky White

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0192516868

Category: Reference

Page: 544

View: 3158

This new edition has been fully revised and updated to provide over 1,800 A-Z definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field. Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinary topics overlapping with health and education, this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available. It also provides extended entries on specialisms such as children and families, domestic violence, and residential care, and has been extensively updated to include new legislation. Useful appendices include a glossary of acronyms and a Table of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice, cross-referenced to Dictionary entries. Entry-level bibliographies and web links provide further resources and the web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website. Written by two leading figures in the field, and a team of eleven contributors, A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care is a must-have for students of social work, social care, and related subjects, as well as for qualified social workers undertaking continuing professional development programmes.

A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

Author: Tony Atkins,Marcel Escudier

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191044962

Category: Reference

Page: 448

View: 2448

A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering is one of the latest additions to the market leading Oxford Paperback Reference series. In over 8,500 clear and concise A to Z entries, it provides definitions and explanations for mechanical engineering terms in the core areas of design, stress analysis, dynamics and vibrations, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics. Topics covered include heat transfer, combustion, control, lubrication, robotics, instrumentation, and measurement. Where relevant, the dictionary also touches on related subject areas such as acoustics, bioengineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, aeronautical engineering, environmental engineering, and materials science. Useful entry-level web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website to expand the coverage of the dictionary. Cross-referenced and including many line drawings, this excellent new volume is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of its kind. It is an essential reference for students of mechanical engineering and for anyone with an interest in the subject.

Oxford Dictionary of English

Author: Angus Stevenson

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199571120

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 2069

View: 7546

19 pages of contents in middle of book between end of L and beginning of M

Lexikon der Informatik

Author: Peter Fischer,Peter Hofer

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642151264

Category: Computers

Page: 1040

View: 4887

Das Lexikon der Informatik verhilft Nutzern zu einem sicheren und kompetenten Umgang mit der Begriffswelt der Informationstechnologie. Es bildet den Bereich der Informatik mit über 6000 Kurzdefinitionen unter mehr als 5500 Schlagworten repräsentativ ab. Es enthält Hinweise zur Wortherkunft, meidet die Nennung von Produkten und kurzlebigen Kenndaten, pflegt eine nüchterne Distanz und verzichtet daher nicht auf kritische Anmerkungen. Schwerpunkt bei der Überarbeitung für die 15. Auflage waren die Gebiete Business Intelligence und Java-Technologien.

Metzler Lexikon Philosophie

Begriffe und Definitionen

Author: Peter Prechtl,Franz-Peter Burkard

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3476054691

Category: Philosophy

Page: 705

View: 6286

Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Das "Metzler Lexikon Philosophie" bietet mehr als 2.200 Begriffe und Definitionen aus dem Bereich der abendländischen, der indischen und der chinesischen Philosophie. Es vermittelt Basiswissen nicht nur für Studenten der Philosophie. Mit über 30 neuen Einträgen aus den Gebieten Bioethik, Philosophie des Geistes, Kognitionswissenschaften, analytische Philosophie und Wissenschaftstheorie.

The Facts on File Dictionary of Chemistry

Author: John Daintith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780816056491

Category: Science

Page: 310

View: 7471

Defines every important chemical term and concept, from simple chemical reactions to the complexities of molecular structures and affinities.

Anorganische Chemie

Prinzipien von Struktur und Reaktivität

Author: James Huheey,Ellen Keiter,Richard Keiter

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110307952

Category: Science

Page: 1340

View: 3341

This modern textbook stands out from other standard textbooks. The framework for the learning units is based on fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry, such as symmetry, coordination, and periodicity. Specific examples of chemical reactions are presented to exemplify and demonstrate these principles. Numerous new illustrations, a new layout, and large numbers of exercises following each chapter round out this new edition.

Glaschemie

Author: Werner Vogel

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662074990

Category: Science

Page: 548

View: 5059

Reclams Lexikon der Päpste

Author: John N. D. Kelly,Hans-Christian Oeser

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783150105887

Category:

Page: 381

View: 8514

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