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Outcome-Based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education: Innovative Practices - Khairiyah Yusof, Naziha Azli
As the engineering education shifts away from traditional methods and towards the outcomes-based mastery of science, technology, engineering and math topics, curriculum design must also shift to reflect this new priority. Outcome-Based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education: Innovative Practices provides insights into initiatives that enhance student learning and contribute to improving the quality of undergraduate STEM education. These findings and experiences will promote
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Leonardo's Notebooks - Leonardo da Vinci, H. Anna Suh
An all-new, jewel-like, reader-friendly format gives new life to this relaunch of an international best-seller. Leonardo da Vinci—artist, inventor, and prototypical Renaissance man—is a perennial source of fascination because of his astonishing intellect and boundless curiosity about the natural and man-made world. During his life he created numerous works of art and kept voluminous notebooks that detailed his artistic and intellectual pursuits. The collection of writings and art in this
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The Swift Programming Language - Apple Inc.
Swift is a new programming language for creating iOS and OS X apps. Swift builds on the best of C and Objective-C, without the constraints of C compatibility. Swift adopts safe programming patterns and adds modern features to make programming easier, more flexible, and more fun. Swift’s clean slate, backed by the mature and much-loved Cocoa and Cocoa Touch frameworks, is an opportunity to reimagine how software development works.
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Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering - M.H. Faber, Jochen Kohler, Kazuyoshi Nishijima, International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering
Under the pressure of harsh environmental conditions and natural hazards, large parts of the world population are struggling to maintain their livelihoods. Population growth, increasing land utilization and shrinking natural resources have led to an increasing demand of improved efficiency of existing technologies and the development of new ones. Additionally, growing complexities of societal functionalities and interdependencies among infrastructures and urban habitats amplify consequences of
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Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future - Peter Thiel, Blake  Masters
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets. The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One , legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Thiel begins with the contrarian premise that we live in an age of technological stagnation, even if we’re too distracted by shiny mobile devices to
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Kanban and Scrum - Making the Most of Both - Henrik Kniberg, Mattias Skarin
Scrum and Kanban are two flavours of Agile software development - two deceptively simple but surprisingly powerful approaches to software development. So how do they relate to each other? The purpose of this book is to clear up the fog, so you can figure out how Kanban and Scrum might be useful in your environment. Part I illustrates the similarities and differences between Kanban and Scrum, comparing for understanding, not for judgement. There is no such thing as a good or bad tool - just good
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Cloud Computing: Concepts, Technology & Architecture - Thomas Erl, Ricardo Puttini, Zaigham Mahmood
Clouds are distributed technology platforms that leverage sophisticated technology innovations to provide highly scalable and resilient environments that can be remotely utilized by organizations in a multitude of powerful ways. To successfully build upon, integrate with, or even create a cloud environment requires an understanding of its common inner mechanics, architectural layers, and models, as well as an understanding of the business and economic factors that result from the adoption and
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Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing - Vaclav Smil
"There is probably no other writer whose books I anticipate with more enthusiasm than Vaclav Smil. He brings remarkable insight to every topic he examines, combining his vast knowledge of science and energy, history and business to address some of the most pressing issues we face today. So I'm pleased he will be turning that keen intellect to the subject of manufacturing in the U.S."--Bill Gates In "Made in the USA," Vaclav Smil powerfully rebuts the notion that manufacturing is a relic of
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Rohrsystemtechnik ... eine Einführung - Armaturen, Sicherheitsarmaturen, Dichtungen, Rohrleitungen, Werkstoffe, Fördertechnik - Hans Jürgen Metternich, Antonius Kappe, Ralf Ißleib, Michael Dopheide
Lehrbuch für die chemische Ausbildung mit hohem Praxisbezug. Das Buch orientiert sich inhaltlich an den aktuellen Ausbildungsordnungen und flankiert die schulische und betriebliche Ausbildung bzw. ergänzt diese hinsichtlich der betrieblichen Schwerpunkte und Anforderungen.as Buch wird durch eine CD mit praxiserprobten Lerninhalten ergänzt. Dabei werden bestimmte Sachverhalte des Buches aufgriffen und durch ansprechende Visualisierungen und Animationen verdeutlicht.br />- Rohrleitungssysteme
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109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos - Jennet Conant
In 1943, J. Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant, charismatic head of the Manhattan Project, recruited scientists to live as virtual prisoners of the US government at Los Alamos, a barren mesa thirty-five miles outside Santa Fe, New Mexico. In 1943, J. Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant, charismatic head of the Manhattan Project, recruited scientists to live as virtual prisoners of the U.S. government at Los Alamos, a barren mesa thirty-five miles outside Santa Fe, New Mexico. Thousands of men,