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This publication offers an in-depth description of the elemental tribological facets of hot and cold sheet rollings. the writer describes new advancements within the rolling tactics, the rolling oils, the rolling rolls and the structural fabrics due to sheet rolling know-how and their sensible purposes. the writer comprises finished info on either friction and lubrication in rolling.

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By Peter J. Jones

If you’re an skilled Ruby programmer, Effective Ruby may help you harness Ruby’s complete energy to jot down extra powerful, effective, maintainable, and well-performing code. Drawing on approximately a decade of Ruby event, Peter J. Jones brings jointly forty eight Ruby most sensible practices, professional information, and shortcuts—all supported by way of practical code examples.


Jones bargains functional suggestion for every significant region of Ruby improvement, from modules to reminiscence to metaprogramming. all through, he uncovers little-known idioms, quirks, pitfalls, and intricacies that powerfully effect code habit and performance.

Each merchandise includes particular, actionable, basically geared up guidance; cautious suggestion; specific technical arguments; and illuminating code examples. whilst a number of strategies exist, Jones indicates you the way to decide on the one who will paintings most sensible on your situation.


Effective Ruby might help you systematically increase your code—not through blindly following principles, yet by means of completely figuring out Ruby programming techniques.


Key good points of this concise consultant include

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  • Better how you can use exceptions to enhance code reliability
  • Powerful metaprogramming ways (and suggestions to avoid)
  • Practical, effective checking out strategies, together with MiniTest Unit and Spec Testing
  • How to reliably deal with RubyGem dependencies
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Download E-books Automatic trend estimation (SpringerBriefs in Physics) PDF

Our booklet introduces a style to judge the accuracy of pattern estimation algorithms less than stipulations just like these encountered in actual time sequence processing. this system is predicated on Monte Carlo experiments with synthetic time sequence numerically generated via an unique set of rules. the second one a part of the booklet comprises a number of computerized algorithms for development estimation and time sequence partitioning. The resource codes of the pc courses enforcing those unique automated algorithms are given within the appendix and may be freely to be had on the net. The e-book comprises transparent assertion of the stipulations and the approximations lower than which the algorithms paintings, in addition to the correct interpretation in their effects. We illustrate the functioning of the analyzed algorithms through processing time sequence from astrophysics, finance, biophysics, and paleoclimatology. The numerical test strategy generally utilized in our e-book is already in universal use in computational and statistical physics.

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Download E-books Science and Technology in World History: An Introduction PDF

Tracing the connection among technological know-how and know-how from the sunrise of civilization to the early twenty-first century, James E. McClellan III and Harold Dorn’s bestselling ebook argues that expertise as "applied technological know-how" emerged rather lately, as and governments started investment medical study that might lead on to new or superior technologies.

McClellan and Dorn establish nice medical traditions: the important sciences, which societies patronized from time immemorial, and the exploration of questions on nature itself, which the traditional Greeks originated. The authors research medical traditions that took root in China, India, and vital and South the United States, in addition to in a sequence of close to jap empires in past due antiquity and the center a while. From this comparative point of view, McClellan and Dorn survey the increase of the West, the medical Revolution of the 17th century, the economic Revolution, and the trendy marriage of technological know-how and know-how. They hint the advance of global technology and expertise this day whereas elevating provocative questions on the sustainability of commercial civilization.

This new version of Science and know-how in global background offers an enlarged thematic creation and considerably extends its therapy of commercial civilization and the technological supersystem outfitted at the smooth electric grid. the web and social media obtain elevated consciousness. evidence and figures were completely up to date and the paintings encompasses a finished consultant to assets, incorporating the most important released literature in addition to a vetted checklist of sites and web assets for college students and lay readers.

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By Charles Platt

Un peu de théorie, beaucoup de pratique !
Vous souhaitez vous mettre à l'électronique, mais à de pratiquer tout de suite ? Vous voulez en connaître les grands fondements, mais sans risquer l'overdose de théorie ? Avec ce livre d'introduction, vous commencerez à monter des circuits simples dès los angeles première web page. Par le biais de 36 expériences, toutes plus amusantes les unes que les autres, vous découvrirez les principaux composants et les ideas essentiels de l'électronique. Vous serez guidé pas à pas dans l. a. réalisation de montages de plus en plus complexes, allant d'un commutateur basique aux circuits intégrés, d'une LED qui clignote aux microcontrôleurs programmables. Ludique, inventif, foisonnant d'illustrations (plus de 500 pictures, schémas et dessins), écrit dans un langage vivant et available, cet ouvrage remarquable met l'électronique à los angeles portée de tous.

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Dans ce livre, vous apprendrez à :
vous aménager un bel espace de travail, équipé de tous les outils nécessaires
identifier les principaux composants électroniques et leurs fonctions dans un circuit
fabriquer une alarme anti-intrusion, une radio, un bijou électronique, un testeur de réflexe et un verrou à combinaison
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Download E-books Techlife News (8 November 2015) PDF

Learn the main appropriate information of the week concerning the global of expertise and its effect on our lives. New items, Apps, acquisitions within the undefined, highlights in regards to the electronic global and every thing approximately your favourite iGadgets and improvements. every thing you must maintain good trained.

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Download E-books Space Debris and Other Threats from Outer Space PDF

By Joseph N. Pelton

The mounting challenge of area particles in low earth orbit and its hazard to the operation of software satellites has been more and more well-known as area actions raise. The efforts of the Inter organization house particles Coordinating Committee (IADC) and UN COPUS have now ended in foreign instructions to mitigate the production of latest particles. This publication discusses the technical experiences being built for energetic removing methods and in a different way mitigating difficulties of area particles, relatively in low earth orbit. This publication additionally considers threats to area platforms and the Earth that comes from traditional explanations akin to asteroids, coronal mass ejections, and radiation. After greater than part a century of house functions and explorations, the time has come to think about how you can supply sustainability for long term house actions.

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Download E-books Silicon Earth: Introduction to Microelectronics and Nanotechnology, Second Edition PDF

By John D. Cressler

We are within the heart of the main life-changing technological revolution the Earth has ever identified. In little greater than sixty five years, an eye-blink in human historical past, a unmarried technological invention has introduced the proverbial thousand ships, generating the main sweeping and pervasive set of alterations ever to scrub over humankind; alterations which are reshaping the very middle of human lifestyles, on a world scale, at a relentlessly accelerating velocity. And we're simply on the very beginning.

Silicon Earth: advent to Microelectronics and Nanotechnology introduces readers with very little technical history to the marvels of microelectronics and nanotechnology, utilizing trouble-free language, an intuitive method, minimum math, and plenty of photographs. the final clinical and engineering underpinnings of microelectronics and nanotechnology are defined, in addition to how this new technological revolution is reworking a huge array of interdisciplinary fields, and civilization as an entire. distinct "widget deconstruction" chapters tackle the interior workings of ubiquitous micro/nano-enabled items of know-how, similar to smartphones, flash drives, and electronic cameras.

Completely up to date and upgraded to complete colour, the Second Edition:

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Silicon Earth: creation to Microelectronics and Nanotechnology, moment variation

is a pick-up-and-read-cover-to-cover publication for these inquisitive about the micro/nanoworld, in addition to a classroom-tested, student-and-professor-approved textual content excellent for an undergraduate-level collage direction. Lecture slides, homework examples, a deconstruction venture, and dialogue threads can be found through an author-maintained website.

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Download E-books Medical Imaging Technology (SpringerBriefs in Physics) PDF

Biomedical imaging is a comparatively younger self-discipline that all started with Conrad Wilhelm Roentgen’s discovery of the x-ray in 1895. X-ray imaging used to be swiftly followed in hospitals worldwide. besides the fact that, it used to be the appearance of automated facts and picture processing that made innovative new imaging modalities attainable. this day, cross-sections and 3-dimensional reconstructions of the organs contained in the human physique is feasible with remarkable velocity, element and caliber.

This ebook offers an advent into the rules of picture formation of key scientific imaging modalities: X-ray projection imaging, x-ray computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound imaging, and radionuclide imaging. fresh advancements in optical imaging also are lined. for every imaging modality, the creation into the actual ideas and resources of distinction is supplied, via the equipment of picture formation, engineering points of the imaging units, and a dialogue of strengths and boundaries of the modality.
With this e-book, the reader profits a large starting place of figuring out and data how today’s clinical imaging units function. moreover, the chapters during this publication can function an access aspect for the in-depth research of person modalities through offering the fundamental fundamentals of every modality in a complete and easy-to-understand demeanour. As such, this publication is both appealing as a textbook for undergraduate or graduate biomedical imaging periods and as a reference and self-study consultant for extra really expert in-depth reviews.

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