Download Research Techniques for High Pressure and High Temperature by Gene C. Ulmer (auth.), Dr. Gene C. Ulmer (eds.) PDF

By Gene C. Ulmer (auth.), Dr. Gene C. Ulmer (eds.)

Within the final 20 years, the experimental expertise for the examine of hot temperature solid-vapor and liquid-vapor equilibria has mushroomed so quick that· either educational and commercial learn­ ers desirous of operating during this box -- be they actual chemists, metallurgists, ceramists, petrologists, crystal chemists, or mem­ bers of any of the various branches of fabrics technology -- locate themselves within the scenario that during order to benefit the paintings of the newest suggestions, a interval of apprenticeship or residency wishes be spent at an establishment or laboratory at the moment engaged during this kind of solid-vapor or liquid-vapor examine. The tech­ niques for regulate of the vapor section at overall pressures of 1 surroundings or better haven't been good outlined within the literature. for that reason, the aim of this quantity may be to function a labora­ tory handbook for the keep watch over, calibration, and dimension of excessive temperature-high strain equilibria. The avowed goals of this remedy of experimental concepts are: (1) to provide, in phrases comprehensible on the graduate scholar point, the laboratory approaches essential to the layout and usage of excellent experimental process, (2) to checklist the constraints, risks, and technical pitfalls inherent or intrinsic to the defined recommendations, (3) to offer conception and particular facts merely the place they're necessary to the experimental layout, (4) to offer with each one bankruptcy references which are broad sufficient to function a bibliography of the state of the art of method improvement in the final decade.

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Download Understanding Culture: Theory, Research, and Application by Robert S. Wyer, Chi-yue Chiu, Ying-yi Hong PDF

By Robert S. Wyer, Chi-yue Chiu, Ying-yi Hong

This quantity includes contributions from 24 the world over identified students protecting a large spectrum of pursuits in cross-cultural thought and learn. This breadth is mirrored within the range of the themes lined within the quantity, which come with theoretical ways to cross-cultural learn, the size of nationwide cultures and their size, ecological and financial foundations of tradition, cognitive, perceptual and emotional manifestations of tradition, and bicultural and intercultural strategies. as well as the person chapters, the amount incorporates a conversation between 14 specialists within the box on a few problems with main issue in cross-cultural examine, together with the relation of mental experiences of tradition to nationwide improvement and nationwide regulations, the connection among macro constructions of a society and shared cognitions, the mixing of structural and approach types right into a coherent idea of tradition, how own studies and cultural traditions supply upward push to intra-cultural version, even if tradition will be validly measured by means of self-reports, the hot demanding situations that confront cultural psychology, and no matter if psychology should still try to get rid of tradition as an explanatory variable.

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Download Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXXIII: by Max Bramer, Miltos Petridis PDF

By Max Bramer, Miltos Petridis

The papers during this quantity are the refereed papers awarded at AI-2016, the Thirty-sixth SGAI overseas convention on leading edge options and functions of synthetic Intelligence, held in Cambridge in December 2016 in either the technical and the applying streams.

They current new and cutting edge advancements and functions, divided into technical move sections on wisdom Discovery and information Mining, Sentiment research and suggestion, computer studying, AI ideas, and ordinary Language Processing, by way of program flow sections on AI for medication and incapacity, criminal legal responsibility and Finance, Telecoms and eLearning, and Genetic Algorithms in motion. the amount additionally contains the textual content of brief papers awarded as posters on the conference.

This is the thirty-third quantity within the examine and improvement in clever platforms sequence, which additionally comprises the twenty-fourth quantity within the Applications and strategies in clever Systems sequence. those sequence are crucial analyzing if you happen to desire to sustain to this point with advancements during this very important field.

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Download Regards sur l'éducation 2011 : Les indicateurs de l'OCDE by OECD PDF

By OECD

Dans tous les will pay de l'OCDE, les gouvernements doivent composer avec des budgets de plus en plus restreints tout en cherchant, par le biais de l'action publique, à accroître l'efficacité de leur système éducatif et à faire face à los angeles demande grandissante de formation. Conçue pour permettre aux will pay d'évaluer los angeles functionality de leur système d'enseignement à l. a. lumière de celle d'autres can pay, l'édition 2011 de Regards sur l'éducation : Les indicateurs de l'OCDE présente un huge éventail d'indicateurs actualisés et comparables sur les résultats des systèmes éducatifs. Ces indicateurs sont le fruit d'une concertation entre spécialistes sur los angeles façon de mesurer l'état actuel de l'éducation à l'échelle internationale. Les indicateurs montrent qui participe aux activités éducatives, quelles dépenses leur sont affectées, remark les systèmes éducatifs fonctionnent et quels sont les résultats obtenus. Les indicateurs de résultats portent sur des points très variés, allant de los angeles comparaison des performances des élèves dans des disciplines fondamentales jusqu'à l'analyse de l'impact de los angeles formation sur les revenus et sur les views d'emploi à l'âge adulte. Cette édition comprend de nouveaux indicateurs, portant notamment sur : les réformes sur les frais de scolarité mises en position depuis 1995 ; los angeles relation entre le milieu social et les résultats d'apprentissage ; le degré de responsabilisation des établissements d'enseignement publics et privés ; les domaines d'études choisis par les étudiants ; les débouchés sur le marché du travail selon les filières professionnelle et académique ; l'état des lieux des activités de formation des adultes ; et l'engagement des élèves dans los angeles lecture. Les fichiers Excel™ qui ont servi à établir les tableaux et graphiques figurant dans cet ouvrage sont disponibles through les liens StatLinks fournis. Les tableaux et graphiques ainsi que l. a. base intégrale de données en ligne de l'OCDE dans le domaine de l'éducation sont accessibles gratuitement through le web site « Éducation » de l'OCDE sur le net à l'adresse : www.oecd.org/edu/eag2011. Pour en savoir plus : Regards sur l'éducation 2011 : landscape (2011) ; schooling this present day 2010: The OECD point of view (2010) ; Résultats du PISA 2009 : Savoirs et savoir-faire des élèves : functionality des élèves en compréhension de l'écrit, en mathématiques et en sciences (Volume I) (2011)

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Download Time-Varying Network Optimization (International Series in by Xiaoqiang Cai, Dan Sha, C.K. Wong PDF

By Xiaoqiang Cai, Dan Sha, C.K. Wong

This article describes a sequence of versions, propositions, and algorithms constructed lately on time-varying networks. References and discussions on proper difficulties and reviews that experience seemed within the literature are built-in within the e-book. Its 8 chapters examine difficulties together with the shortest direction challenge, the minimum-spanning tree challenge, the utmost stream challenge, and lots of extra. The time-varying touring salesman challenge and the chinese language postman challenge are offered in a bankruptcy including the time-varying generalized challenge. whereas those subject matters are tested in the framework of time-varying networks, every one bankruptcy is self-contained in order that each one may be learn – and used – individually.

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Download The Ashgate Research Companion to Anthropology by Andrew J. Strathern, Pamela J. Stewart PDF

By Andrew J. Strathern, Pamela J. Stewart

This spouse offers an vital evaluate of latest and classical concerns in social and cultural anthropology. even if anthropology has accelerated tremendously over the years when it comes to the variety of themes during which its practitioners interact, some of the wide subject matters and issues on the center of anthropological idea stay perennially important, resembling realizing order and alter, variety and continuity, and clash and co-operation within the replica of social existence. Bringing jointly top students within the box, the individuals to this quantity supply us with considerate and fruitful methods of puzzling over a few modern and long-standing arenas of labor the place either demonstrated and more moderen researchers are engaged. The spouse starts through exploring vintage issues equivalent to faith; Rituals; Language and tradition; Violence; and Gender. this is often through a spotlight on present advancements in the self-discipline together with Human Rights; Globalization; and Diasporas and Cosmopolitanism. It presents an enticing and demanding examine the kingdom of present considering in anthropology, serving as a wealthy source for students and scholars alike.

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Download Qualitative Research and the Modern Library by Valeda Dent Goodman (Auth.) PDF

By Valeda Dent Goodman (Auth.)

Qualitative examine and the fashionable Library examines the present-day function and offers feedback for parts that would be suited for this kind of examine for the needs of evaluate. the writer discusses how the implications from such examine will be utilized, and the final impression of utilizing this kind of examine to notify improvement of a extra user-centred supplier. The e-book presents a considerate examine the consequences of utilizing qualitative study to notify decision-making approaches inside libraries and is written through an writer and library researcher with foreign adventure in a variety of sorts of libraries, implementing/improving courses and providers, and assisting consumer needs.

  • Fills a niche within the present literature that hasn't been present in magazine articles written in this topic
  • Contains functional functions of qualitative examine rules, with sensible examples of choose projects
  • Written by means of an writer and library researcher with foreign event in a variety of different types of libraries, together with paintings with large-scale qualitative reports, study layout and overview of library services

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Download Quantitative health research: issues and methods by Curtis, Elizabeth A.; Drennan, Jonathan PDF

By Curtis, Elizabeth A.; Drennan, Jonathan

This article, edited via a good revered group at TCD, addresses the necessity for a publication masking the practicalities of doing quantitative study as a part of specialist perform, in a box the place many texts both hide qualitative and quantitative learn jointly or specialize in qualitative methods.

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provides a close and complete consultant to venture quantitative health and wellbeing examine at postgraduate point. This identify takes you thru the complete examine technique, from Read more...

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