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Thoroughly revised and updated, the 6th Edition of this popular text continues to set the standard for developing a comprehensive understanding of modern routine blood banking and transfusion practices. Building from a review of the basic sciences to the how and why of clinical practice, this text is the ideal guide to immunohematology and transfusion practices.
Modern Carpentry is a colorful, easy-to-understand source of authoritative and up-to-date information on building materials and construction methods. It provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light frame construction. Included are site clearing, site layout, foundations, framing, insulating, sheathing, roofing, windows and doors, exterior finish, interior finish, and mechanical systems.
Modern Carpentry is a colorful, easy-to-understand source of authoritative and up-to-date information on building materials and construction methods. The text provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light frame construction, including site preparation and layout; foundations; framing; sheathing; roofing; windows and doors; exterior finish; and interior wall, floor, and ceiling finish. Special emphasis is placed on the use of modern tools, materials, and prefabricated components in the application of interior trim, and the construction of stairs and cabinetwork.
The objective of this text is to go beyond simply listing the basic assessment formats by exploring five broad up-to-date approaches or philosophies to assessment with the supporting scholarship and theory to guide their appropriate use.
This code-based instruction manual for electricians, apprentices and electrical system designers provides detailed instructions for performing common trade tasks on commercial projects. Beginning with a review of theoretical concepts and safety procedures, the volume covers such topics as tools, blueprint reading, specifications and codes, wiring methods, conductors, over-current protections, grounding, branch circuits and feeders. Special topics such as motors, emergency power systems, hazardous location work and outdoor wiring are also discussed along with general maintenance and troubleshooting. Chapters include full color photographs and detailed illustrations and diagrams. Holzman is a master electrician licensed in several states.
This textbook describes all phases of a compiler: lexical analysis, parsing, abstract syntax, semantic actions, intermediate representations, instruction selection via tree matching, dataflow analysis, graph-coloring register allocation, and runtime systems. It includes thorough coverage of current techniques in code generation and register allocation, and the compilation of functional and object-oriented languages. The most accepted and successful techniques are described and illustrated with actual Java^TM® classes. The first part is suitable for a one-semester first course in compiler design. The second part; which includes the compilation of object-oriented and functional languages, garbage collection, loop optimization, SSA form, instruction scheduling, and optimization for cache-memory hierarchies; can be used for a second-semester or graduate course. This new edition includes more discussion of Java and object-oriented programming concepts such as visitor patterns plus a new Mini-Java programming project. A unique feature is the newly redesigned compiler project in Java for a subset of Java itself. The project includes both front-end and back-end phases.
This first edition of Modern Corn and Soybean Production builds on the excellent publications Modern Corn Production, first published in 1965, and Modern Soybean Production, first published in 1970.
Everything you ever wanted to know about database design and management.
Prepare for a successful career as a dental assistant with Modern Dental Assisting, 11th Edition! Using an easy-to-understand approach, this book provides a complete foundation in the basic and advanced skills you must master to achieve clinical competence.
In this new treatment of a fundamentally important subject, student technicians will quickly grasp electrical principles thanks to the author's straightforward comparisons between compressed air systems and electricity. An emphasis on troubleshooting helps cultivate key problem-solving skills that are vital to gaining an understanding of modern truck electrical systems. Numerous examples that feature the most advanced truck in the North American market, the International High Performance model, help readers grasp electrical theory within a high-tech context. Coverage of the latest topics includes body system controllers, multiplexed instrumentation, and the interaction between the various electronic modules on a modern truck.
Maintaining the tradition of previous editions, this ninth edition includes up-to-date coverage of the latest in electronic communications and concepts. The material presented reflects advancements and developments in all aspects of electronic communications such as mobile communications, satellite communications, digital signal processing and SS7 signaling. Electronic Workbench Multisim simulations appear at the end of each chapter and on an accompanying CD. In addition, in-text learning aids are designed to develop analytical and troubleshooting skills and the updated lab manual includes new experiments using Mini-Circuits modules. Expanded discussion of digital communications including new changes and improvements in: Mobile Communications; SS7 Signaling; Bluetooth; Wi-Max; DTV (digital television). Completely new sections on: Wireless Security; DSP (digital signal processing); RFID; HD Radio. A thorough and up-to-date reference for Electronic Technicians.
Modern Metalworking emphasizes the important place metals occupy in our everyday lives; it explores the numerous metalworking career opportunities. It is designed to provide a broad experience in metalworking through the use of tools, machines, and materials that are basic to this important area of industry. It covers both hand and machine-tool operations, and supplies background knowledge on industrial equipment and processes.
With the most up-to-date information on today's motorcycles, Modern Motorcycle Technology takes readers on an in-depth exploration of the internal and external workings of motorcycles. The book begins with an overview of motorcycle technology, from a history of the vehicle to the current state of the industry. Coverage then progresses to include safety measures, engine operation, internal combustion engines, electrical fundamentals, and overall motorcycle maintenance. With a special chapter devoted to troubleshooting and a straightforward writing style for better comprehension, this book is a valuable resource for anyone seeking the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in today's motorcycle technology field.
Modern Plumbing provides students with information on the design, installation, and service of today's sophisticated plumbing systems. The text provides basic information about safety, tools, materials, equipment, procedures, and career opportunities in the plumbing field. To enhance learning, the text is written in simple language and is heavily illustrated. * Thorough coverage of piping materials and their installation. * Expanded chapters on maintaining and repairing DWV and water supply systems. * Full-color illustrations used throughout.
Activities are designed to help students review content and develop critical thinking skills. A wide variety of activities is provided for various learning styles.
Focal Press is proud to present a completely updated edition of the most popular and authoritative recording guide on the market. New for 2009, the seventh edition of David Huber's classic carries you into today's exciting age of audio production, where you can create and record music in ways that few ever dreamed possible. This definitive handbook guides you through the process of creating, understanding and mastering both the professional and project studio. From recording basics to the most cutting-edge techniques available, MRT provides you with complete understanding of the tools and day-to-day practices of music recording and production. Newly expanded and updated chapters cover the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), plug-ins, looping, groove tools, surround sound, mastering and more. With its interactive companion website (www.modrec.com) featuring instructional videos full of bonus tips and tricks, new tutorials, an indispensable audio glossary, and much more, this dynamite book/website combo leaves no recording question unanswered, and gives you the chance to share ideas, get tips, and seek out expert advice just when you need it.
This introductory welding book contains coverage of the latest codes, materials, and processes necessary to become proficient in an ever more complex industry.
Microbial ecologists from Europe, the US, and New Zealand critique many of the molecular techniques that are currently used to study soil and plant micro-organisms at the community, population, taxonomic, and functional group levels. They do not provide a bench manual, but do provide technical information on polymerase chain reaction sequences and experimental protocols. Among their topics are meta-genomics for studying soil microbial communities, and transcriptomics for determining gene expression in symbiotic root-fungus interactions.
This book explores three main themes: the external and internal regulation of flowering, floral development, and fertilisation and gametophyte development, and includes new chapters on the evolution of flowers, floral senescence and apomixis.
For future principals and others enrolled in courses on School Finance, this book explains and demonstrates the relationship between money and student achievement. New to this edition - Includes updated information on the ever-changing landscape of school finance. - Co-author Faith E. Crampton has joined the author team, applying the expertise she has acquired in public education, state government, national education and legislative organizations, and universities. - Chapters now include a section titled "Point - Counterpoint", offering opposing views on issues involving money and schools along with incisive questions to help guide classroom debates and/or individual analysis. - Case studies throughout the text provide opportunities to apply the knowledge gained in each chapter. - Also includes web sites and extensive recommended bibliography.
Packed with real-world advice from recruiters, career counselors, human resource professionals, and dozens of Monster members who have found rewarding employment through the world's leading global online job network, Monster Careers provides a step-by-step plan for carrying out a supercharged job search-from exploring new career options to writing job-winning resumes and cover letters to mastering the interview and negotiating a job offer. You'll also learn how to thrive in your first months in the new job and set yourself up for continuing success. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a recent graduate, whatever your job situation, this practical and passionate guide will show you the way to build a meaningful and rewarding career.
The author, who is a motivational speaker who teaches how to think more creatively, teaches you how to juggle and in the process discusses how to take risks by making mistakes.
MBA students are chronically risk-averse. Their risk aversion prevents them from seeking and living a life of meaning and purpose. This book redefines the meaning of risk, and/or asks business students to look at risk in anew way.
Current, concise, and engagingly written, Morgan & Mikhail's Clinical Anesthesiology, Fifth Edition is a true essential for all anesthesia students and practitioners. This trusted classic delivers comprehensive coverage of the field's must-know basic science and clinical topics in a clear, easy-to-understand presentation. Indispensable for coursework, exam review, and as a clinical refresher, this trusted text has been extensively updated to reflect the latest research and developments.