245 pages , Oxford University Press , 2009-04-16 Astrobiology of Earth studies the fortuitous combination of numerous cosmic factors that together produced the special environment which enabled the emergence, persistence and evolution of life on our own planet, culminating in humanity. This environment has been subject to constant and chaotic change during life's 3.6 bil...[Read More]
129 pages , 2011 The unique ability of piezoelectric materials shows their potential in harvesting power for the application of micro to miniature power source range of devices in the industry. Focus on the suspension operating system which produces waste vibrating energy as a source of power, a conceptual design of a regenerative piezoelectric linear generator was developed by ...[Read More]
312 pages , Emerald Group Publishing , 2017-03-22 In this book a fresh look at the central issues of architecture is assembled and recast into a fully integrated narrative, based on two foundational and complementary aspects of architectural design: those that give shape and those that give focusâ€”forming and centering.
350 pages , McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing , 2001 Designed to complement the McGraw-Hill Civil Engineering PE Exam Guide: Breadth and Depth, this subject specific "depth" guide provides comprehensive coverage of the subject mattter applicants will face in the afternoon portion of the PE exam. Each book, authored by an expert in the field, will feature example proble...[Read More]
118 pages , DIANE Publishing , 1999-08-01 Examines issues relating to medical records confidentiality in a changing health care environment. Witnesses: John Bentivoglio, Counsel for Health Care Fraud, Justice Dept.; Lynne Hunt, Chief, Financial Crimes Section, FBI; Ronald Weich, ACLU; Robyn Shapiro, Center for the Study of Bioethics, Med. College of WI, for the ABA; LaDo...[Read More]