The Physical Chemistry In Brief offers a digest of all major formulas, terms and definitions
needed for an understanding of the subject. They are illustrated by schematic figures, simple
worked-out examples, and a short accompanying text. The concept of the book makes it
different from common university or physical chemistry textbooks. In terms of contents, the
Physical Chemistry In Brief embraces the fundamental course in physical chemistry as taught
at the Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, i.e.
This textbook is based on the one-semester course “Introduction to Astrophysics”,
taken by third-year Physics students at Tel-Aviv University, which I taught several
times in the years 2000-2005. My objective in writing this book is to provide an
introductory astronomy text that is suited for university students majoring in physical
science fields (physics, astronomy, chemistry, engineering, etc.), rather than for
a wider audience, for which many astronomy textbooks already exist.
This is an intermediate level post-calculus text on mathematical and statistical
methods, directed toward the needs of chemists. It has developed out of a
course that I teach at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for thirdyear
undergraduate chemistry majors and, with additional assignments, for
chemistry graduate students.
Nanoscale physics, nowadays one of the most topical research subjects, has
two major areas of focus. One is the important field of potential applications
bearing the promise of a great variety of materials having specific properties
that are desirable in daily life. Even more fascinating to the researcher in
physics are the fundamental aspects where quantum mechanics is seen at work;
most macroscopic phenomena of nanoscale physics can only be understood and
described using quantum mechanics. The emphasis of the present volume is
on this latter aspect....
Dramatic progress has been made in all branches of physics since the National Research Council's 1986 decadal survey of the field. The Physics in a New Era series explores these advances and looks ahead to future goals. The series includes assessments of the major subfields and reports on several smaller subfields, and preparation has begun on an overview volume on the unity of physics, its relationships to other fields, and its contributions to national needs.
Ultrasound has become an integral component of obstetric care, with the vast majority of patients having at least one ultrasound examination during pregnancy. From the determination of early pregnancy and gestational age to the evaluation of fetal growth and well being, ultrasound is a valuable diagnostic tool for the practicing obstetrician. Recent advances in obstetric ultrasonography have increased its importance in managing pregnancies at risk for aneuploidy, structural anomalies, preterm delivery, and blood flow abnormalities. ...
The presence of amnesia (which in
psychoanalytic theories is posited to have the role of covering the unfortunate past) might,
however, pose a significant challenge to clinicians trying to identify the precipitating
stressful events. Furthermore some cases of dissociative (psychogenic) amnesia did not
occur as a result of an objective major psychological stressor, but were recorded after a
seemingly objective minor stress (Staniloiu et al., 2009).
Exciting new observational and theoretical advances lead today's solar physicists to challenge many of the predictions of even recent models. This volume summarizes the major questions at the forefront of solar physics theory and observations, and proposes priority recommendations to explore these questions.
With increasing global temperatures and the impact of climate change, it is accepted that there needs to
be a reduction in global GHGEs which are contributing to climate change. As part of the UK Climate
Change Act 2008 (www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2008/27) targets were set to cut the total annual
GHGEs in the UK by at least 80% by 2050, with an interim target of a reduction of 34% by 2020 (based
on the 1990 levels). The food system is a major contributor to GHGEs, with the food chain estimated to
account for approximately a fifth of total GHGEs in the UK, the...
The oceans cover over 70% of our planet's surface. Their physical, chemical and
biological properties form the basis of the essential controls that facilitate life on
Earth. Current concerns such as global climate change, pollution of the world's
oceans, declining fish stocks, and the recovery of inorganic and organic chemicals
and pharmaceuticals from the oceans call for greater knowledge of this complex
medium. This volume brings together a number of experts in marine science and
technology to provide a wide-ranging examination of some issues of major
In 2011, for the privately insured who
were younger than 65 years of age, per
capita health care spending increased.
Per capita spending rose faster than
was seen in 2010, but less than ob-
served in 2009. By major service cate-
gory, per capita spending grew fastest
for facility claims from outpatient visits.
More than a third of per capita health
care dollars were spent on professional
procedures. For outpatient services
provided at other settings and prescrip-
tions, spending rose more slowly in
2011 than in 2010. Per capita health
care spending levels rose with age.
About Robinson: Frank M. Robinson (born August 9, 1926) is an American science fiction and techno-thriller writer. Robinson was born in Chicago, Illinois. The son of a check forger, Frank started out working as a copy boy for International Service in his teens and then became an office boy for ZiffDavis. He was drafted into the Navy for World War II, and when his tour was over went to college where he majored in physics. Then, according to his official website, he could find no work as a writer, and wound up back in the Navy to serve in Korea,...
The difficulty is not so much one of word order as of syntactic and semantic ambiguity of individual words. Regardless of the treatment of the problem of inflected forms, for example, it is impossible in the majority of instances to identify the grammatical case of Russian nouns. In addition to syntactic ambiguity, multiple equivalents must be assigned to a large percentage of words (to an estimated 45% of the running words in a physics text).
Greenway is one of several examples of how the private sector is committed to this
transformation and has taken charge through leading the health information technology
and electronic health record industry. Greenway was founded on the premise that HIT &
EHRs dramatically reduce medical errors, lower costs, improve quality and efficiency
and create a substantial return on investment for physicians and practices among many
Eric H. Glendinning is Director of the Institute of Applied Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh in the UK. He has worked in teaching English in Tanzania, Norway, Nepal, and the United Kingdom and former Research Director of the Edinburgh Language Organization. John McEwan is the computer staff at the Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Edinburgh. He is an experienced mathematics and physics teacher and teaching study skills, computers, and learning computer languages supported in the EFL language schools.
Unit Two PHYSICS
Physics is the major science dealing with the fundamental constituents of the universe, the forces they exert on one another, and the results produced by these forces. Sometimes in modern physics a more sophisticated approach is taken that incorporates elements of the three areas listed above; it relates to the laws of symmetry and conservation, such as those pertaining to energy, momentum, charge, and parity. Physics is closely related to the other natural sciences and, in a sense, encompasses them. ...
A Public Health Perspective of Women’s Mental Health examines major issues in
the organization, financing, and provision of women’s mental health services. It also
presents an overview of the epidemiology of mental disorders across the lifespan
of women, an in-depth discussion of selected mental and substance use disorders
that particularly affect women, and includes an examination of emerging issues in
women’s mental health.
This book brings together many authoritative scientific and technological papers
which demonstrate the way in which systematic studies can help decision-makers
understand the linkages between land- and water-use practices and their impacts on
coral reef processes and structure.
Mobile and Wireless Communications have been one of the major revolutions of the late
twentieth century. We are witnessing a very fast growth in these technologies where mobile
and wireless communications have become so ubiquitous in our society and indispensable
for our daily lives. The relentless demand for higher data rates with better quality of services
to comply with state-of-the art applications has revolutionized the wireless communication
field and led to the emergence of new technologies such as Bluetooth, WiFi, Wimax, Ultra