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Aircraft Powerplants (7th Edition)

by Michael J. Kroes Thomas W. Wild

Aircraft Powerplants, Seventh Edition, part of the Glencoe Aviation Technology Series (formerly the Northrop Series), is the most comprehensive up-to-date powerplant book on the market today. It has been revised to reflect the latest changes in FAR Part 147 and changing industry needs. The new edition features expanded coverage of turbine engine theory and nomenclature. It also includes additional current models of turbofan, turboprop, and turboshaft engines. Information on turbine engine fuel, oil, ignition systems has been expanded and divided into separate chapters. And the remainder of the turbine engine material is updated and presented apart from reciprocating engines, allowing for the flexibility of teaching this materials separately or together.

Alcohol, Addiction and Christian Ethics

by Stanley M. Hauerwas Christopher C. H. Cook Robin Gill Stephen R. L. Clark Robin W. Lovin

Addictive disorders are characterised by a division of the will, in which the addict is attracted both by a desire to continue the addictive behaviour and also by a desire to stop it. Academic perspectives on this predicament usually come from clinical and scientific standpoints, with the 'moral model' rejected as outmoded. But Christian theology has a long history of thinking and writing on such problems and offers insights which are helpful to scientific and ethical reflection upon the nature of addiction. Chris Cook reviews Christian theological and ethical reflection upon the problems of alcohol use and misuse, from biblical times until the present day. Drawing particularly upon the writings of St Paul the Apostle and Augustine of Hippo, a critical theological model of addiction is developed. Alcohol dependence is also viewed in the broader ethical perspective of the use and misuse of alcohol within communities.

Algebra: Form And Function

by Eric Connally Deborah Hughes-Hallett William G. Mccallum

This book offers a fresh approach to algebra that focuses on teaching readers how to truly understand the principles, rather than viewing them merely as tools for other forms of mathematics. It relies on a storyline to form the backbone of the chapters and make the material more engaging. Conceptual exercise sets are included to show how the information is applied in the real world. Using symbolic notation as a framework, business professionals will come away with a vastly improved skill set.

Alice in Action with Java

by Joel Adams

The book provides CS1 users with a meaningful and motivating introduction to object-oriented programming. The author introduces key object-oriented topics using Alice 2.0, then circles back to the same concepts in Java. Alice was developed to help teach introductory programming techniques in a less syntax-intensive environment, and addresses some of the barriers that currently prevent many users from successfully learning to program.

American Landlord Law

by Trevor Rhodes Nicole Fevrier

American Landlord Law - the most reliable source of landlord-tenant information available provided by the nation's leading tenant screening company, AmerUSA.net. Every states' most common landlord-tenant laws (including D.C.'s) have been referenced in a manner that can be easily read and understand, a user-friendly style inherent to every book in this Everything U Need to Know... series.

Anatomy of Orofacial Structures (Seventh Edition)

by Richard W. Brand Donald E. Isselhard

This comprehensive edition on orofacial structures provides a complete introduction with dedicated sections on dental anatomy,oral histology and embryology, head and neck anatomy.

Anybody's Business

by Barbara Van Syckle Brian Tietje

More than a book, Anybody's Business is an approach to business and life that harnesses the best of people and how they work together to produce a transformation in perspective and purpose. This text shows the students the connections between business concepts and their everyday lives. The skills they learn can be put to use from the moment they leave the classroom and throughout their professional journey.

Apple Pro Training Series: The Craft of Editing with Final Cut Pro

by Michael Wohl

In this Apple-authorized training book, director and filmmaker Michael Wohl delivers comprehensive training in the real-world skills editing pros use every day in the field. This is the ideal curriculum for a hands-on exploration of advanced editing with Final Cut Pro 6.

Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 5

by Mark Spencer

In this guide to Motion 5, you'll learn to create sophisticated projects using Motion's newest features. Mark Spencer starts with the fundamentals of motion graphics and moves into compositing, animation, motion graphics design, visual effects design, and the world of 3D.

Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

by Soo T. Tan

Well known for accuracy, Soo Tan's APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Eighth Edition balances applications, pedagogy, and technology to provide students the context they need to stay motivated in the course and interested in the material. Accessible for majors and non-majors alike, the text uses an intuitive approach that introduces abstract concepts through examples drawn from common, real-life experiences to which students can relate. It also draws applications from readers' fields of interest. In addition, insightful Portfolios highlight the careers of real people and discuss how they incorporate math into their daily operations. Numerous exercises-including new Diagnostic Tests-ensure students have a solid understanding of concepts before advancing to the next topic. Algebra review notes, keyed to the review chapter Preliminaries, appear where students need them, when they need them. Bringing powerful resources to students' fingertips, the text's exciting array of supplements, including Enhanced Web Assign, equips students with extensive learning support to help them maximize their study time.

Architectural Drafting and Design

by David A. Madsen Alan Jefferis

Written to meet the most recent editions of IRC and IBC, this exceptional, full-color fifth edition is designed for beginning, intermediate, and advanced architectural drafters and CAD operators alike. Architectural Drafting and Design, 5E features the basics of residential design through the various types of projects that a designer or architect would likely complete during the actual design process. Coverage begins with an introduction to architectural styles that have dominated the field over the last four centuries, followed by basic design components related to the site and structure. A hallmark of this best-seller is its step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans, with projects that can be completed using either CAD or manual drawing methods. Readers will come away with the knowledge needed to complete each of the drawings required by most municipalities to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence. Comprehensive coverage also explores the field of commercial drafting, as well as basic materials used for construction, common construction methods, and drawings typically associated with commercial construction.

Architectural Drafting and Design Workbook (4th Edition)

by David A. Madsen Alan Jefferis

This stellar new edition details step-by-step methods for the design and layout of each type of drawing required for a complete set of architectural plans. This comprehensive handbook also contains a copy of the AutoCAD 2000 direct-to-student software and dwg files of selected plans in the book, supplemented by expanded coverage of CADD and freehand sketching techniques. Readers are challenged to think through and solve numerous design problems while adhering to the latest Universal Building Code, CABO and SBCCI codes; meeting requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act; taking into account the latest NDS wood design standards; and considering the growing popularity of engineered lumber and steel construction.

Art-based Group Therapy: Theory and Practice

by Bruce L. Moon

Perhaps more than ever before, today's art therapists are being encouraged to apply their knowledge base to the development of strategies for community building, and art-based approaches to preventing and treating emotional problems. In many settings, individual counseling or psychotherapy is no longer financially feasible. Art-based group therapy allows art therapists to work with many more clients than would be possible in individual sessions. Moreover, art-based group process also has unique qualities that can often serve as the treatment of choice for many clients.

The Art of Floral Design (2nd Edition)

by Norah T. Hunter

The Art of Floral Design, second edition is a textbook designed to take the student from basic to advanced floral design techniques. With a well-balanced presentation of theory and practice this textbook sets the standard for teaching floral design techniques. Topics covered include the principles and mechanics of flower arranging, basic flower anatomy, as well as arrangement styles for a variety of special occasions. Updated to reflect the latest concepts and practices, this new second edition will place students at the forefront of floral design.

Assessment in Special Education: A Practical Approach (Fourth Edition)

by Roger Pierangelo George A. Giuliani

The fourth edition of Assessment in Special Education covers assessments for every disability type while examining each stage of the assessment process. Chapters discuss the most current and reliable assessment measures used in schools to determine all areas of special need from infancy, to school-age and into adulthood. This book addresses current topics such as IDEIA, curriculum-based assessment, curriculum-based measurement, functional behavior assessments and behavioral intervention plans.

Assistive Technology For People With Disabilities (Second Edition)

by Diane Pedrotty Bryant Brian R. Bryant

Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities, Second Edition, includes eight comprehensive chapters that focus on devices and software to enhance the lives and promote the independence of people with disabilities. Updated with new research, content and features to address current developments in the field, the book approaches assistive technology and education in a lifespan, multidisciplinary manner by discussing the use of current technology in the fields of special education, rehabilitation, speech-language pathology, and other disciplines. Featured devices and software will help you understand how areas such as mobility, communication, education, independent living, and access to information media affect learning and living for individuals with disabilities. You will also gain a great understanding of the foundational and historical perspectives of AT, assessment, universal design, and the ADAPT framework, which is a tool to help educators make decisions about appropriate AT, student needs, and the demands of the environment. Developed from the authors' years of experience teaching both K-12 students and adults, as well as their own framework for understanding assistive technology application and integrating technology into instruction, this new edition addresses assistive technology that promotes knowledge and skills, practical application and a myriad of opportunities that good technology provides for persons with disabilities.

ASVAB for Dummies

by Rod Powers

Get fully briefed on the changes to the ASVAB and sharpen your test-taking skills Want to ace the ASVAB? This essential guide includes in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects with complete explanations for every question, proficiency exercises, and tips to help you pinpoint your weaknesses and hone your test taking skills. You'll discover the pros and cons of the paper and computer exams, which tests are important to your military career, and cutting-edge study techniques. Features four full-length practice ASVAB tests Includes a new sample Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) Presents a thorough review of foundational concepts for every section, including: building word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, solving math word problems, mechanical comprehension, assembling objects, and more Helps you conquer the subtests and compute your scores Packed with practice questions and proven study tips, ASVAB For Dummies, Third Edition is the only guide you need to score your best and find your place in the military!

Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation For Success (Second Edition)

by Andrew P. Winterstein

Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success, Second Edition is a dynamic text designed to create a foundation for future study in the field of athletic training and prepares students for what they will learn, study, encounter, and achieve during their educational and professional career. An ideal first text for any program, it is the perfect choice for an introductory athletic training course. Breaking the mold of other introductory athletic training texts, this Second Edition includes answers to many "real-life" athletic training situations. The text supplements core content with information derived from a diverse group of professionals. These athletic trainers provide insight and advice on preparing for a variety of topics including work environments, ethics in the workplace, professional preparation, maximizing clinical education opportunities, and a successful career. Athletic Training Student Primer, Second Edition by Dr. Andrew P. Winterstein also includes three new chapters on taping and bracing skills, first aid and initial care, and components of rehabilitation. Informative boxes and sidebars emphasizing specific concepts and tables utilized to outline muscle actions and innervations for specific regions of the body are included for easy reference throughout. Some additional topics include: * Diversity * Employment settings * Emerging trends * Educational resources Further expanding the learning process, included with each new textbook purchase is access to a companion website with a variety of exciting multimedia features such as taping and bracing techniques, interactive anatomy animations, a glossary, flash cards, and quizzes. What else is new in the Second Edition? * Career information from current athletic training professionals in a variety of settings * Increased depth of discussion on specific injury and conditions * Expanded resources and up-to-date information on educational requirements * New case studies and points of historic interest to facilitate student learning * Additional "injury spotlights" focusing on common injuries * Anatomical drawings * Includes additional on-line material available with new textbook purchase Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success, Second Edition effectively combines the core concepts in athletic training with guidance on the human elements of the profession, providing athletic training students with the core information needed for the first step into a future career in athletic training.

Auto Body Repair Technology (4th Edition)

by James E. Duffy

This textbook for collision repair technicians summarizes accepted methods of performing minor dent, major body frame, mechanical, and electrical repairs on passenger vehicles. The fourth edition adds chapters on body fillers, glass service, passenger compartment service, and color matching.

Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing

by Michael Crandell

Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing details the latest collision repair and refinishing techniques, as well as more traditional repair procedures. It presents both the theoretical and practical aspects of collision repair and refinishing, preparing students for a fast-paced workplace that is becoming increasingly technical. This comprehensive textbook includes information on MIG welding, HVLP spray painting, paintless dent repair, low-VOC finishes, paint matching, structural frame repair, detailing, and flexible plastic component repair, and estimating. Detailed chapters on mechanical systems, such as brake systems, cooling systems, and restraint systems, allow students to recognize and repair common types of mechanical damage.

Automotive Service (2nd edition)

by Tim Gilles

Learning features of this text for an automotive course include chapter objectives, key terms, cautions, shop tips, and safety notes, as well as case histories, an English-Spanish glossary, science and math notes, review questions, and ASE-style review questions. Material is illustrated with color photos and diagrams on every page. Sections cover the auto industry, shop procedures, vehicle inspection, cooling and fuel systems, electrical systems, engine performance, and vehicle electronics. The author teaches at Santa Barbara City College. Annotation @2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Automotive Service: Inspection, Maintenance, Repair

by Tim Gilles

Updated to reflect the latest technology in the automotive industry, this book will provide the knowledge and skills needed to successfully inspect, maintain, and repair vehicles of all makes and models. Automotive Service: Inspection, Maintenance, and Repair, 3E begins by introducing readers to a number of automotive career options, shop management basics, plus necessary tools and equipment. The book then progresses to the theories of vehicle systems operations and includes step-by-step procedures for troubleshooting and repairing all major systems of the modern automobile. Updates include coverage of new vehicle technology like EVAP systems, on-board diagnostics and emissions, alternative fuels, and hybrid vehicles, making this book not only comprehensive but also current so that readers can feel confident they are learning the very latest in industry trends and techniques.

Automotive Technology: Principles, Diagnosis, and Service (Fourth Edition)

by James D. Halderman

This comprehensive textbook is divided into sections that correspond to the eight areas of certifications as specified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). The areas of the ASE material certification test are listed in the objectives at the beginning of each chapter, and all laboratory worksheets are correlated to the NATEF Task List.

Basic Keyboarding for the Medical Office Assistant (3rd Edition)

by Edna Jean Moss

This is a basic keyboarding book for medical assistants, medical secretaries and transcriptionists that include medical terminology case histories, technical information, and medical timed writings that is needed for any medical facility and all personnel

Basics of Design: Layout and Typography for Beginners (2nd edition)

by Lisa Graham

This classic introduction to high-impact page design is now fully updated for a new generation of designers. Basics of Design: Layout and Typography for Beginners demystifies the design process with straightforward and complete explanations of the fundamental principles that create first-rate visual design. Readers learn essential design terminology and develop their knowledge and skills through visual examples and hands-on activities that reinforce page layout and typography concepts. Side-by-side critiques of before-and-after page layouts help readers understand how to apply design principles to their own efforts and point the way to excellence in design.

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