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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.
This volume may come as a surprising adventure of the mind even to his peers in the field of perceptual psychology. Here is a book as unusual as the innovating research it describes. The main body consists of "morning notes" - memoranda written by Ames as progressive clarifications of his thinking and investigation into the "seeming" by which human beings live and relate themselves to the fundamentally unknowable world of assumed "reality".
This guide presents the fundamental rules for punctuating acceptable syntax and then goes a step further and presents verbatim English as found in courtroom transcripts and modifies the rules to accommodate this English. The grammar section and glossary offer a look at the way we name and define the elements in a sentence so that we can better understand standard word usage, spelling, and punctuation.
Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Radiography : The Complete Study Guide and Career Planner 6th Editionby William J. Callaway
A complete review for the Registry exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Radiography: The Complete Study Guide and Career Planner, 6th Edition covers the five major subject areas of the ARRT exam in radiography. It is also an effective study guide for many radiography courses! Written in outline format, each review of a subject is followed by questions related specifically to that area. Two mock ARRT exams are included in the book.
Fritz, director of the Health Enrichment Center at the School of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork in Lapeer, Michigan, offers a highly visual, entry-level book for students and practitioners of massage therapy. The design and plan of the book correspond to the publisher's Mosby's Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage, also by Fritz. This fourth edition contains increased material on body mechanics, nutrition, career tracks, insurance reimbursement, and complementary techniques. This edition also integrates skills in research literacy, and emphasizes skills necessary to work with supervision within the mainstream healthcare system. Learning features include outlines, key terms, and summaries, plus chapter-ending workbook sections with matching and labeling exercises and exercises in problem-solving and record keeping. Twenty case studies from fitness, sport, spa, and medical settings are provided.
The 700 laboratory and diagnostic tests in this reference are divided into 12 sections according to the body fluid analyzed or the type of scan performed. Each entry explains the basic pathophysiology behind the test, summarizes patient care and the procedure, and lists normal findings, critical values, indications, contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, the clinical significance of test results, and related tests. The fourth edition adds 30 studies including breast cancer genomics, intravascular ultrasound, computed tomography of the heart, and platelet closure time.
More than just a compendium of diseases, this comprehensive guide is an essential resource on pathology and pathophysiology that helps students adapt their technique to ease pain and discomfort, promote healing, and avoid treatment when contraindicated. Ideal as a learning tool or as a handy quick reference, this highly illustrated resource provides discussions of more than 300 pathologies and conditions organized by the body system. Taking the reader through health assessment and client consultation, this outstanding textbook also covers sanitation procedures and hygiene, as well as general contraindications and endangerment sites.
Motion Picture and Video Lighting, Second Edition, is the indispensable guide to film and video lighting. This book explores technical, aesthetic, and practical aspects of lighting for film and video, showing you not only how to light, but why. This comprehensive book explores light and color theory, equipment, and techniques to make every scene look its best.
Motivating Human Service Staff: Supervisory Strategies for Maximizing Work Effort and Work Enjoyment (2nd Edition)by Dennis H. Reid Marsha B. Parsons
This book presents strategies for enhancing work proficiency and diligence among direct support staff in human service agencies, while ensuring staff enjoy their work. In contrast to typical texts on worker motivation, this book does not focus on theoretical models or interpretations of worker motivation. Rather, the focus is on day-to-day strategies for ensuring staff effectively fulfill their job responsibilities. The strategies are based on over two decades of applied research on enhancing staff performance in human service settings as well as the supervisory experience of the authors and their colleagues. The goal of Motivating Human Service Staff is to enable supervisors and related personnel to help their staff work hard and enjoy their work. As will be discussed in the main text, when direct support staff do indeed work hard and enjoy what they do in the work place, both agency staff and consumers benefit.
This book covers the important aspects of the operation, construction, design, testing, maintenance, and repair of motorcycle systems and components. This title also includes operation and service material relative to all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and small scooters/mopeds. Content is written in nontechnical language with step-by-step procedures to assist learning. This edition is up-to-date with today's theory and service procedures.
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