Download E-books How Things Work Encyclopedia: A First Reference Guide for Inquisitive Minds PDF

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Looking on the know-how throughout us-and then explaining the way it works, the How issues paintings Encyclopedia lifts the hood of a vehicle engine, will get inside of a television set, and discovers the facility of invisible microwaves. With close-ups, cutaways, and diagrams bringing the know-how to existence, and timelines illustrating the advance of innovations, difficult interest quizzes and interesting evidence, the How issues paintings Encyclopedia we could kids relatively see and comprehend what's happening inside of.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security PDF

Accelerated into volumes, the second one variation of Springer’s Encyclopedia of Cryptography and safety brings the newest and such a lot entire insurance of the subject: Definitive info on cryptography and data safety from extremely popular researchers powerful software for pros in lots of fields and researchers of all degrees vast source with greater than seven-hundred contributions in moment variation  5643 references, greater than two times the variety of references that seem within the First version With over three hundred new entries, showing in an A-Z structure, the Encyclopedia of Cryptography and defense provides effortless, intuitive entry to details on all elements of cryptography and safety. As a severe enhancement to the 1st Edition’s base of 464 entries, the knowledge within the Encyclopedia is proper for researchers and execs alike. issues for this finished reference have been elected, written, and peer-reviewed by means of a pool of extraordinary researchers within the box. the second one Edition’s editorial board now comprises 34 students, which used to be improved from 18 contributors within the First version. Representing the paintings of researchers from over 30 nations, the Encyclopedia is vast in scope, masking every little thing from authentication and identity to quantum cryptography and internet protection. The text’s sensible kind is educational, but fosters research. each one zone provides strategies, designs, and particular implementations. The highly-structured essays during this paintings comprise synonyms, a definition and dialogue of the subject, bibliographies, and hyperlinks to similar literature.  broad cross-references to different entries in the Encyclopedia support effective, basic searches for fast entry to correct information.  Key options awarded within the Encyclopedia of Cryptography and safety include: Authentication and identity; Block ciphers and movement ciphers; Computational concerns; replica safety; Cryptanalysis and safeguard; Cryptographic protocols; digital money and electronic certificate; Elliptic curve cryptography; Factorization algorithms and primality exams; Hash capabilities and MACs; ancient structures; Identity-based cryptography; Implementation points for shrewdpermanent playing cards and criteria; Key administration; Multiparty computations like balloting schemes; Public key cryptography; Quantum cryptography; mystery sharing schemes; Sequences; net protection. issues coated: info buildings, Cryptography and knowledge thought; info Encryption; Coding and knowledge idea; Appl.Mathematics/Computational tools of Engineering; functions of arithmetic; Complexity. This authoritative reference might be released in codecs: print and online.  the web version good points links to cross-references, as well as major study.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Thai Massage: A Complete Guide to Traditional Thai Massage Therapy and Acupressure PDF

By C. Pierce Salguero, David Roylance

Drawing from Thai background, cultural stories, Buddhist faith, and yogic practices, in addition to a latest realizing of anatomy and body structure, this guidebook bridges the distance among thought and perform whereas providing bodywork because it is known in Thailand—as a healing clinical technology. proposing distinct research of every step in a Thai therapeutic massage regimen, the historical past, religious traditions, and moral codes are provided in an attractive, casual sort. a number of pictures and diagrams illustrate the range of strategies used, and examples of workouts for treating particular issues are mentioned. up to date with new structure, photographs, and increased textual content, this exhaustive guide is whole with a bit at the major strength meridians and diagrams of acupressure issues, making it the precise device to accompany someone learning this well known therapeutic modality.

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Download E-books Africa (Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 1) PDF

Explores key issues in African track that experience emerged in fresh years-a topic frequently missed in country-by-country coverage
emphasizes the contexts of musical performance-unlike reviews that supply static interpretations remoted from different acting traditions
presents the clean insights and analyses of musicologists and anthropologists of numerous nationwide origins-African, Asian, eu, and American

Charts the circulate and impact of song. The Encyclopedia also charts the musical interchanges that the stream of individuals and concepts around the continent, together with:
cross-regional musical impacts all through Africa * Islam and its impact on African track * unfold of guitar track * Kru mariners of Liberia * Latin American impacts on African tune * musical interchanges in neighborhood contexts * crossovers among well known and standard practices. Audio CD integrated. additionally contains 9 maps and ninety six track examples.

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Download E-books Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, 5 Volume Set PDF

Wiley Encyclopedia of laptop technology and Engineering, 5-volume set, contains over 450 A to Z articles addressing the newest advances and findings in computing device technology and engineering, as well as very important issues of curiosity to laptop scientists and engineers, together with criteria, digital trade, monetary engineering, and laptop schooling. every one article is written via a professional in his or her specific uniqueness and is peer-reviewed by way of different specialists to make sure that it's transparent and exact. References and web site of similar curiosity accompany each article.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Disasters: Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies, Volumes 1-2 PDF

By Angus M. Gunn

Disasters can strike at any time. From the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius to storm Katrina, floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes and different usual failures have triggered super dying, human pain, and environmental disaster. The complicated technological and social alterations of the previous few centuries haven't simply intensified the impression of such common failures, yet have additional new brought new purposes to be anxious - aircraft crashes, bombings, commercial injuries, genocides. Calling a few failures common and others man-made downplays the $64000 interrelationship among the development and human activities. Human activities - or inactions - can catapult a typical phenomenon right into a lethal disaster. Likewise, nature might be extraordinarily disrupted by way of occasions which are created via humans.

<i>Encyclopedia of DisasterS&Lt;/i> covers over a hundred and eighty of crucial failures in historical past. prepared chronologically, the encyclopedia contains entries on these failures that experience had the best old, environmental, and cultural effect: The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, which destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum; the London hearth of 1666, which flattened a lot of London and allowed the rebuilding of the town; the influenza epidemic of 1918, which killed thousands; the 1964 Prince William Sound earthquake in Alaska, which brought on demise and destruction as far-off as Hawaii; the worst nuclear strength plant twist of fate in Chernobyl, Ukraine, in 1964, that has rendered the encircling panorama uninhabitable; and the 2004 earthquake that created a tsunami that killed hundreds of thousands in Sumatra. every one access contains a record of readings for added learn, and the encyclopedia is illustrated with various photographs and line illustrations that express the destruction and melancholy brought on by those disasters.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Tribology PDF

TRIBOLOGY – the research of friction, put on and lubrication – affects virtually each element of our day-by-day lives. The Springer Encyclopedia of Tribology is an authoritative and entire reference overlaying all significant features of the technology and engineering of tribology which are appropriate to researchers throughout all engineering industries and similar clinical disciplines. this can be the 1st significant reference that brings jointly the technology, engineering and technological facets of tribology of this breadth and scope in one paintings. built and written by means of prime specialists within the box, the Springer Encyclopedia of Tribology covers the basics in addition to complicated functions throughout fabric varieties, diverse size and time scales, and encompassing quite a few engineering purposes and applied sciences. intriguing new components similar to nanotribology, tribochemistry and biotribology have additionally been integrated. As a six-volume set, the Springer Encyclopedia of Tribology contains 1630 entries written by means of authoritative specialists in each one topic zone, less than the tips of a world panel of key researchers from academia, nationwide laboratories and undefined. With alphabetically-arranged entries, proposal diagrams and cross-linking positive aspects, this finished paintings offers quick access to crucial details for either researchers and training engineers within the fields of engineering (aerospace, car, biomedical, chemical, electric, and mechanical) in addition to fabrics technology, physics, and chemistry.

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Download E-books International Encyclopedia of Public Health PDF

An authoritative and entire advisor to the main concerns, demanding situations, equipment, and ways of global public wellbeing and fitness. This encyclopedia will disguise all dimensions of the sphere, from info of particular illnesses to the association of social assurance companies. an important percent of the articles will disguise public wellbeing and fitness elements of ailments and prerequisites. different articles will survey getting older, nutrition, accidents, moral and criminal matters in public well-being, dimension and modeling, consumerism, anthropology and sociology, economics, the historical past of public wellbeing and fitness, and international matters.

* Edited and written through a unusual foreign workforce of editors and contributors
* seriously illustrated and abundantly cross-referenced
* through ScienceDirect platform, multimedia documents will offer an improved on-line experience
* comprises 'Further examining' lists on the finish of every article
* an entire topic index contained in a single quantity

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Download E-books Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Performance and Production (Volume 2) PDF

By Paul Oliver, David Horn, Dave Laing, Peter Wicke

Scanned and OCRed booklet, excessive quality

'I didn't imagine the second one quantity could be nearly as good because the first. i used to be unsuitable. So browse, learn it via, or simply use it as a reference - you can find there's constantly extra to profit. it's a outstanding accomplishment. someone who cares approximately renowned track must have this book.' Lawerence Grossberg, Morris Davis Professor of communique reports and Cultural stories, college of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This moment quantity contains a few 460 entries by means of a hundred thirty members from worldwide. Entries variety among 250 and 5000 phrases, and are prepared in 4 elements:

Part I: Performers and acting;
Part II: Musical creation and Transmission;
Part III: Musical tools;
Part IV: Musical varieties and perform.

Entries comprise musical examples, bibliographies, discographies and filmographies. an in depth index is usually supplied.

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