"Remarkable. Our little boy is only 3 weeks old really focusing on these nature and science based images at such an early age. Brilliant idea!" Owen, Bristol, UK
#1 BEST SELLER series on Amazon, developed by a Psychologist, an Astronaut Training Designer and a Humanoid Robotics Engineer, this book is a part of incredible and innovative series, EARTH DESIGNS series - black and white for a NEWBORN, BABY and FAMILY, is based on the current scientific findings on newborns and BABIES' visual perception and brain development.
This book is the second in the series. It contains 12 HIGH CONTAST BLACK AND WHITE beautifully illustrated pictures inspired by the underwater world. We know less about our oceans than we know about Space.
Pictures are designed to help:
Pictures within this book are accompanied by over 30 fascinating facts for the whole family to enjoy!
Through this EARTH DESIGN series (note, this is Underwater World book only, see other books in the series), your baby will be exposed to a wide range of sciences: mathematics, geometry, biology, astronomy together with history, architecture, cutting-edge engineering and other aspects of our mysterious and fascinating Universe.
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<b>A comprehensive, state-of-the-art guide to pavement design and materials</b> <p> With innovations ranging from the advent of <i>Superpave</i>™, the data generated by the Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) project, to the recent release of the Mechanistic-Empirical  pavement design guide developed under NCHRP Study 1-37A, the field of pavement engineering is experiencing significant development. <i>Pavement Design and Materials</i>  is a practical reference for both students and practicing engineers that explores all the aspects of pavement engineering, including materials, analysis, design, evaluation, and economic analysis. <p> Historically, numerous techniques have been applied by a multitude of jurisdictions dealing with roadway pavements. This book focuses on the best-established, currently applicable techniques available. <p> <i>Pavement Design and Materials</i> offers complete coverage of: <ul type="disc"> <li>The characterization of traffic input <li>The characterization of pavement bases/subgrades and aggregates <li>Asphalt binder and asphalt concrete characterization <li>Portland cement and concrete characterization <li>Analysis of flexible and rigid pavements <li>Pavement evaluation <li>Environmental effects on pavements <li>The design of flexible and rigid pavements <li>Pavement rehabilitation <li>Economic analysis of alternative pavement designs </ul> <p> The coverage is accompanied by suggestions for software for implementing various analytical techniques described in these chapters. These tools are easily accessible through the book’s companion Web site, which is constantly updated to ensure that the reader finds the most up-to-date software available.
In today's digital design environment, engineers must achieve quick turn-around time with ready accesses to circuit synthesis and simulation applications. This type of productivity relies on the principles and practices of computer aided design (CAD). Digital Design: Basic Concepts and Principles addresses the many challenging issues critical to today's digital design practices such as hazards and logic minimization, finite-state-machine synthesis, cycles and races, and testability theories while providing hands-on experience using one of the industry's most popular design application, Xilinx Web PACK.
The authors begin by discussing conventional and unconventional number systems, binary coding theories, and arithmetic as well as logic functions and Boolean algebra. Building upon classic theories of digital systems, the book illustrates the importance of logic minimization using the Karnaugh map technique. It continues by discussing implementation options and examining the pros and cons of each method in addition to an assessment of tradeoffs that often accompany design practices. The book also covers testability, emphasizing that a good digital design must be easy to verify and test with the lowest cost possible. Throughout the text, the authors analyze combinational and sequential logic elements and illustrate the designs of these components in structural, hierarchical, and behavior VHDL descriptions.
Coveringfundamentals and best practices, Digital Design: Basic Concepts and Principles provides you with critical knowledge of how each digital component ties together to form a system and develops the skills you need to design and simulate these digital components using modern CAD software.
In The Web Designer's 101 Most Important Decisions, Scott Parker distils his in-depth experience of web publishing into 101 practical insights that readers can draw on with ease. He offers best-practice and insider tips, from the basics--ensuring your web design is easily accessible and quick to load at the click of a mouse, and how to encourage people to return to your web pages and recommend them over and over again--through to designing diverse content and planning for the growth and development of your website, whether it's for business, professional or personal use. Not only for web designers, but also for anyone commissioning a web designer, this book offers a host of graphic design, process and technical tips, all fully illustrated, that will enhance your web publishing and help you stand out from the crowd!
This overview of the analysis and design of buildings runs from basic principles and elementary structural analysis to the selection of structural systems and materials, and on to foundations and retaining structures. It presents a variety of approaches and methodologies while featuring realistic design examples.
As a comprehensive guide and desk reference for practicing structural and civil engineers, and for engineering students, it draws on the author's teaching experience at The City College of New York and his work as a design engineer and architect. It is especially useful for those taking the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying SE exam.
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