For undergraduate courses in Introductory Drafting, Technical Drawing, and Engineering Graphics. This full-color text is a clear and comprehensive introduction and reference for students and professionals creating engineering drawings and graphics by hand or using CAD. It offers excellent technical detail, up-to-date standards, motivating real-world examples, and clearly explained theory and technique in a colorful, highly visual, concisely written format. Designed as an efficient tool for busy, visually oriented learners, this edition expands on well-tested material, bringing its content up to date with the latest standards, materials, industries and production processes. Colored models and animations bring the material to life for the student on the book's companion website.
Frederick Ernest Giesecke,Henry Cecil Spencer,Alva Mitchell,John Thomas Dygdon,James E. Novak
Author: Frederick Ernest Giesecke,Henry Cecil Spencer,Alva Mitchell,John Thomas Dygdon,James E. Novak
Publisher: Peachpit Press
This full-color text is a clear and comprehensive introduction and reference for students and professionals creating engineering drawings and graphics by hand or using CAD. It offers excellent technical detail, up-to-date standards, motivating real-world examples, and clearly explained theory and technique in a colorful, highly visual, concisely written format. Designed as an efficient tool for busy, visually oriented learners, this edition expands on well-tested material, bringing its content up to date with the latest standards, materials, industries and production processes. Colored models and animations bring the material to life for the student on the book's companion website. For undergraduate courses in Introductory Drafting, Technical Drawing, and Engineering Graphics.
Frederick E. Giesecke,Alva Mitchell,Henry Cecil Spencer,John Thomas Dygdon,James E. Novak
Author: Frederick E. Giesecke,Alva Mitchell,Henry Cecil Spencer,John Thomas Dygdon,James E. Novak
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Appropriate for Introductory Drafting, Technical Drawing, and Engineering Graphics courses. This completely rewritten adaptation of Giesecke utilizes an abundance of hands-on activities and clear step-by-step descriptions to teach students freehand sketching and visualization skills for engineering graphics. New edition features completely revised material on manufacturing, student CD with animations keyed to the text, and more worksheets on sketching. - Completely revised material on manufacturing, GD&T, and general CAD information. - CAD At Work Boxes. - Student CD that includes animations keyed to the text. - Worksheets at end of text. - Emphasizes development of sketching and visualization techniques. - Discusses use of 3-D or 2-D CAD in conjunction with sketching techniques. - Offers clear, easy-to-follow, step-by-step descriptions throughout. - Features integrated hands-on activities. - Highlights drawing tips in special boxes throughout. - Lists objectives for each chapter. - Includes chapter-end questions. - Provides WWW references for locating up-to-date resources. - Features a text specific Website at: www.prenhall.com/giesecke. - Instructors Manual with CD, PowerPoint pr
Nathan W Hartman,Gary Robert Bertoline,Eric N Wiebe,William A Ross
Author: Nathan W Hartman,Gary Robert Bertoline,Eric N Wiebe,William A Ross
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Category: Technology & Engineering
In its fourth edition, Technical Graphics Communication has become a standard in the field of engineering and technical graphics. This text presents both traditional and modern approaches to technical graphics, providing engineering and technology students with a strong foundation in standard drawing practices and techniques. Strong emphasis on design and industrial applications is found throughout, reinforcing the real and practical ways that technical graphics skills are used in real companies.
Learn what it takes to become a skilled graphic communicator! This edition of Graphic Communications Today is a staple for beginners as well as a smart, easy-to-use resource guaranteed to spur the creativity of aspiring designers, professional graphic artists, journalists and others. Written in a personal and engaging style, and loaded with examples of some of the finest graphic art in the world, the authors explain modern design principles and shows readers how to apply them to their own work. Extraordinarily complete coverage straddles a variety of media, including: magazines, newspapers, television and film, interactive multimedia, Web sites and more!
Bertoline's text covers the latest CAD tools available to engineering and technology students. This new edition covers the fundamentals while emphasising the important concepts: visualisation, 3D modelling real-world design, problem-solving and teamwork.
This text is suitable for students with or without prior knowledge of probability theory. Only after laying a solid foundation in how communication systems work do the authors delve into analyses that require probability theory and random processes. Revised and updated throughout, the fifthedition features over 200 fully worked-through examples incorporating current technology, MATLAB codes throughout, and a full review of key signals and systems concepts.
Author: Tomas Akenine-Mo?ller,Eric Haines,Naty Hoffman
Publisher: CRC Press
Thoroughly updated, this fourth edition focuses on modern techniques used to generate synthetic three-dimensional images in a fraction of a second. With the advent of programmable shaders, a wide variety of new algorithms have arisen and evolved over the past few years. This edition discusses current, practical rendering methods used in games and other applications. It also presents a solid theoretical framework and relevant mathematics for the field of interactive computer graphics, all in an approachable style. New to this edition: new chapter on VR and AR as well as expanded coverage of Visual Appearance, Advanced Shading, Global Illumination, and Curves and Curved Surfaces.
Key Message: This book aims to explain physics in a readable and interesting manner that is accessible and clear, and to teach readers by anticipating their needs and difficulties without oversimplifying. Physics is a description of reality, and thus each topic begins with concrete observations and experiences that readers can directly relate to. We then move on to the generalizations and more formal treatment of the topic. Not only does this make the material more interesting and easier to understand, but it is closer to the way physics is actually practiced. Key Topics: INTRODUCTION, MEASUREMENT, ESTIMATING, DESCRIBING MOTION: KINEMATICS IN ONE DIMENSION, KINEMATICS IN TWO OR THREE DIMENSIONS; VECTORS, DYNAMICS: NEWTON'S LAWS OF MOTION , USING NEWTON'S LAWS: FRICTION, CIRCULAR MOTION, DRAG FORCES, GRAVITATION AND NEWTON'S6 SYNTHESIS , WORK AND ENERGY , CONSERVATION OF ENERGY , LINEAR MOMENTUM , ROTATIONAL MOTION , ANGULAR MOMENTUM; GENERAL ROTATION , STATIC EQUILIBRIUM; ELASTICITY AND FRACTURE , FLUIDS , OSCILLATIONS , WAVE MOTION, SOUND , TEMPERATURE, THERMAL EXPANSION, AND THE IDEAL GAS LAW KINETIC THEORY OF GASES, HEAT AND THE FIRST LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS , SECOND LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS , ELECTRIC CHARGE AND ELECTRIC FIELD , GAUSS'S LAW , ELECTRIC POTENTIAL , CAPACITANCE, DIELECTRICS, ELECTRIC ENERGY STORAGE ELECTRIC CURRENTS AND RESISTANCE, DC CIRCUITS, MAGNETISM, SOURCES OF MAGNETIC FIELD, ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION AND FARADAY'S LAW, INDUCTANCE, ELECTROMAGNETIC OSCILLATIONS, AND AC CIRCUITS, MAXWELL'S EQUATIONS AND ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES, LIGHT: REFLECTION AND REFRACTION, LENSES AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS, THE WAVE NATURE OF LIGHT; INTERFERENCE, DIFFRACTION AND POLARIZATION, SPECIAL THEORY OF RELATIVITY, EARLY QUANTUM THEORY AND MODELS OF THE ATOM, QUANTUM MECHANICS, QUANTUM MECHANICS OF ATOMS, MOLECULES AND SOLIDS, NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIOACTIVITY, NUCLEAR ENERGY: EFECTS AND USES OF RADIATION, ELEMENTARY PARTICLES,ASTROPHYSICS AND COSMOLOGY Market Description: This book is written for readers interested in learning the basics of physics.
Written solely for the undergraduate audience, Industrial Organization: Theory and Practice, which features early coverage of Antitrust, punctuates its modern introduction to industrial organization with relevant empirical data and case studies to show students how to apply theoretical tools.
The bestselling graphic design reference, updated for the digital age Meggs' History of Graphic Design is the industry's unparalleled, award-winning reference. With over 1,400 high-quality images throughout, this visually stunning text guides you through a saga of artistic innovators, breakthrough technologies, and groundbreaking developments that define the graphic design field. The initial publication of this book was heralded as a publishing landmark, and author Philip B. Meggs is credited with significantly shaping the academic field of graphic design. Meggs presents compelling, comprehensive information enclosed in an exquisite visual format. The text includes classic topics such as the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and the advent of postmodern design. This new sixth edition has also been updated to provide: The latest key developments in web, multimedia, and interactive design Expanded coverage of design in Asia and the Middle East Emerging design trends and technologies Timelines framed in a broader historical context to help you better understand the evolution of contemporary graphic design Extensive ancillary materials including an instructor's manual, expanded image identification banks, flashcards, and quizzes You can't master a field without knowing the history. Meggs' History of Graphic Design presents an all-inclusive, visually spectacular arrangement of graphic design knowledge for students and professionals. Learn the milestones, developments, and pioneers of the trade so that you can shape the future.
Transform your students into smart, savvy media consumers. A book that students find fun to read and instructors consider educationally valuable, Mass Communication: Living in a Media World provides the media literacy principles and critical thinking skills that students need to become self-aware media consumers. Known for his storytelling approach, bestselling author Ralph E. Hanson uses examples drawn from everyday life to explain the many dimensions of mass media that operate in our society. This newly revised Seventh Edition is packed with contemporary examples and compelling stories that illustrate the latest developments and recent events that are changing the face of media today.
Michael Emch,Elisabeth Dowling Root,Margaret Carrel
Author: Michael Emch,Elisabeth Dowling Root,Margaret Carrel
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Category: Social Science
Why are rainfall, carcinogens, and primary care physicians distributed unevenly over space? The fourth edition of the leading text in the field has been updated and reorganized to cover the latest developments in disease ecology and health promotion across the globe. The book accessibly introduces the core questions and perspectives of health and medical geography and presents cutting-edge techniques of mapping and spatial analysis. It explores the intersecting genetic, ecological, behavioral, cultural, and socioeconomic processes that underlie patterns of health and disease in particular places, including how new diseases and epidemics emerge. Geographic dimensions of health care access and service provision are addressed. More than 100 figures include 16 color plates; most are available as PowerPoint slides at the companion website. New to This Edition: *Chapters on the political ecology of health; emerging infectious diseases and landscape genetics; food, diet, and nutrition; and urban health. *Coverage of Middle East respiratory syndrome, Ebola, and Zika; impacts on health of global climate change; contaminated water crises in economically developed countries, including in Flint, Michigan; China's rapid industrial growth; and other timely topics. *Updated throughout with current data and concepts plus advances in GIS. Pedagogical Features: *End-of-chapter review questions and suggestions for further reading. *Section Introductions that describe each chapter. *"Quick Reviews"--within-chapter recaps of key concepts. *Bold-faced key terms and an end-of-book glossary.
Roderick P Hart,Suzanne M. Daughton,Rebecca Lavally
Author: Roderick P Hart,Suzanne M. Daughton,Rebecca Lavally
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the analysis of public rhetoric, Modern Rhetorical Criticism teaches readers how to examine and interpret rhetorical situations, ideas, arguments, structure, and style. The text covers a wide range of critical techniques, from cultural and dramatistic analysis to feminist and Marxist approaches. A wealth of original criticism demonstrates how to analyze such diverse forms as junk mail, campaign speeches, and popular entertainment, as well as literature. This long-awaited revision offers specific guidance on crafting analytic essays, and contains new coverage of legacy as well as new media, identity criticism, and post-colonial and decolonial criticism. The fourth edition also offers additional resources online for instructors and students.
With humor and insight, the author introduces the fundamental concepts of the Java programming language, from object development to design patterns, with the help of straightforward examples. By the author of Thinking in C++++. Original. (Beginner).
Widely regarded as the leading authority on voyage charters, this book is the most comprehensive and intellectually-rigorous analysis of the area, is regularly cited in court and by arbitrators, and is the go-to guide for drafting and disputing charterparty contracts. Voyage Charters provides the reader with a clause-by-clause analysis of the two major charterparty forms: the Gencon standard charterparty contract and the Asbatankvoy form. It also delivers thorough treatment of COGSA and the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules, a comparative analysis of English and United States law, and a detailed section on arbitration awards. Key features of the fourth edition: The only textbook to deal specifically with this key area of maritime law Written by an impressive team of highly-regarded maritime authorities from both sides of the Atlantic Contains a wealth of updated English and American case law and arbitrations, as well as addressing broader issues such as Rome II Regulation Convention regarding the conflict of laws Practical user-friendly guide, which is accessible not only to lawyers but also shipping professionals A new, detailed United States law section on COGSA This book is an indispensable, practical guide for both contentious and non-contentious shipping law practitioners, and postgraduate students studying this area of law.