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  • Contributors, xi Preface, xix Evolution of acute medicine: the development of ambulatory emergency care, xxi Section 1: Presentations in Acute Medicine, 1 General, 2 1 The critically ill patient, 3 2 Hypotension and shock, 9 3 Reduced conscious level, 16 4 Delirium, 23 5 Falls in older people, 30 Cardiorespiratory, 34 6 Cardiac arrest in hospital, 35 7 Acute chest pain, 46 8 Palpitations, 53 9 Transient loss of consciousness, 60 10 Acute breathlessness, 68 11 Acute respiratory failure, 73 12 Pleural effusion, 79 13 Cough and haemoptysis, 85 Neurological, 91 14 Neurological diagnosis in acute medicine, 92 15 Acute headache, 98 16 Seizures and epilepsy, 103 17 Weakness and paralysis, 110 18 Acute sensory symptoms, 117 19 Loss of vision, 123 Abdominal, 132 20 Acute vomiting, 133 21 Acute abdominal pain, 138 22 Acute diarrhoea, 144 23 Acute jaundice, 150 24 Ascites, 155 25 Acute kidney injury, 160 Skin and Musculoskeletal, 170 26 Acute rash, 171 27 Urticaria and angioedema, 177 28 Acute arthritis, 183 29 Acute spinal pain, 187 30 Acute limb pain, 190 Miscellaneous, 194 31 Comprehensive geriatric assessment, 195 32 Acute medical problems in pregnancy, 199 33 Fever on return from abroad, 207 34 Acute medical problems in the HIV-positive patient, 215 Section 2: Syndromes and Disorders, 223 General, 224 35 Sepsis, 225 36 Poisoning, 233 37 Acid-base disorders, 246 38 Anaphylaxis, 252 Cardiovascular, 258 39 Acute arrhythmias: general principles of management, 259 40 Regular broad complex tachycardia, 263 41 Irregular broad complex tachycardia, 268 42 Narrow complex tachycardia, 272 43 Atrial fibrillation and flutter, 279 44 Bradycardia and atrioventricular block, 283 45 Acute coronary syndromes (1): ST-segment elevation, 289 46 Acute coronary syndromes (2): Non-ST-segment elevation, 298 47 Acute pulmonary oedema, 305 48 Acute heart failure and decompensated chronic heart failure, 311 49 Cardiogenic shock, 317 50 Aortic dissection and other acute aortic syndromes, 321 51 Heart valve disease and prosthetic heart valves, 328 52 Infective endocarditis, 333 53 Acute pericarditis, 340 54 Cardiac tamponade, 344 55 Severe hypertension, 347 56 Deep vein thrombosis, 353 57 Pulmonary embolism, 358 58 Problems with pacemakers and other cardiac devices, 366 Respiratory, 371 59 Upper airway obstruction, 372 60 Acute asthma, 378 61 Exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), 384 62 Community-acquired pneumonia, 390 63 Hospital-acquired pneumonia, 396 64 Pneumothorax, 399 Neurological, 402 65 Stroke, 403 66 Transient ischaemic attack, 412 67 Subarachnoid haemorrhage, 418 68 Bacterial meningitis, 422 69 Encephalitis, 428 70 Spinal cord compression, 432 71 Guillain-Barre syndrome, 436 72 Raised intracranial pressure, 442 Abdominal, 446 73 Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding, 447 74 Acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding, 455 75 Acute oesophageal disorders, 459 76 Inflammatory bowel disease flare, 462 77 Acute liver failure and decompensated chronic liver disease, 467 78 Alcoholic hepatitis, 476 79 Biliary tract disorders and acute pancreatitis, 478 80 Urinary tract infection, 481 Metabolic, 487 81 Hypoglycaemia, 488 82 Hyperglycaemic states, 491 83 Diabetic ketoacidosis, 495 84 Hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state, 499 85 Disorders of plasma sodium concentration, 501 86 Disorders of plasma potassium concentration, 508 87 Disorders of plasma calcium concentration, 514 88 Disorders of plasma magnesium concentration, 518 89 Disorders of plasma phosphate concentration, 521 90 Acute adrenal insufficiency, 525 91 Thyrotoxic storm, 530 92 Myxoedema coma, 534 93 Pituitary apoplexy, 537 94 Paraganglioma (phaeochromocytoma) crisis, 540 Skin and Musculoskeletal, 543 95 Cellulitis and necrotizing fasciitis, 544 96 Erythroderma and toxic epidermal necrolysis, 549 97 Acute gout and pseudogout, 555 98 Septic arthritis, 558 99 Acute vasculitis, 561 Haematology and Miscellaneous, 568 100 Interpretation of full blood count and film, 569 101 Pancytopenia and febrile neutropenia, 577 102 Bleeding disorders, 584 103 Management of anticoagulation, 589 104 Acute painful sickle cell crisis, 601 105 Complications of cancer, 605 106 Alcohol-related problems in acute medicine, 612 107 Hypothermia, 615 108 Drowning, 619 109 Electrical injury, 623 110 Palliative and end-of-life care, 625 111 Medicolegal issues in acute medicine, 632 Section 3: Techniques and Procedures in Acute Medicine, 639 112 Airway management, 641 113 Non-invasive ventilation, 646 114 Ultrasonography in acute medicine, 651 115 Reading a chest X-ray, 657 116 Central vein cannulation, 665 117 Arterial blood sampling and cannulation, 673 118 Arterial blood gases, oxygen saturation and oxygen therapy, 677 119 Temporary cardiac pacing, 681 120 Pericardial aspiration (pericardiocentesis), 687 121 DC cardioversion, 692 122 Insertion of an intercostal chest drain, 696 123 Lumbar puncture, 704 124 Aspiration of the knee joint, 709 125 Insertion of a Sengstaken-Blakemore tube, 712 Index, 715.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118644287 20170522
Acute Medicine offers an accessible and concise guide to the practical management of all acute medical problems likely to be encountered in the emergency department, ambulatory care centre, acute medical unit or on the wards. Reflecting the maturation of acute medicine as a separate specialty, the book is divided into common presentations, specific problems and procedures. New to the fifth edition is a chapter on bed-side ultrasonography; throughout, emphasis is placed on patient safety, and the use of flow diagrams, tables and figures ensures that key information is quickly accessible. Thoroughly revised by experts in the subject, and updated to reflect current approaches to diagnosis and management, Acute Medicine is an excellent companion for the trainee as well as an aide-memoire for the more experienced physician.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118644287 20170522
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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Part One Organization of the Body 1 Major Themes of Anatomy and PhysiologyATLAS A General Orientation to Human Anatomy 2 The Chemistry of Life 3 Cellular Form and Function 4 Genetics of Cellular Function 5 Histology Part Two Support and Movement 6 The Integumentary System 7 Bone Tissue 8 The Skeletal System 9 Joints 10 The Muscular SystemATLAS B Regional and Surface Anatomy 11 Muscular Tissue Part Three Internal Coordination and Control 12 Nervous Tissue 13 The Spinal Cord, Spinal Nerves, and Somatic Reflexes 14 The Brain and Cranial Nerves 15 The Autonomic Nervous System and Visceral Reflexes 16 Sense Organs 17 The Endocrine System Part Four Circulation and Defense 18 The Circulatory System: Blood 19 The Circulatory System: Heart 20 The Circulatory System: Blood Vessels and Circulation 21 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems Part Five Intake and Output 22 The Respiratory System 23 The Urinary System 24 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid - Base Balance 25 The Digestive System 26 Nutrition and Metabolism Part Six Reproduction and the Life Cycle 27 The Male Reproductive System 28 The Female Reproductive System 29 Human Development and Aging APPENDIX A: Periodic Table of the Elements APPENDIX B: Answer Keys APPENDIX C: Symbols, Weights, and Measures APPENDIX D: Biomedical Abbreviations APPENDIX E: The Genetic Code APPENDIX F: Lexicon of biomedical Word Elements APPENDIX G: Eighth Edition Changes in Terminology Glossary CreditsIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781259277726 20170410
Master the story of Anatomy & Physiology with Saladin's Anatomy & Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function! Saladin's A&P helps students make connections by telling a story that will intrigue, engage, and inspire them. Saladin expertly weaves together science, clinical applications, history and evolution of the body with vibrant photos and art to convey the beauty and excitement of the subject. A consistent set of chapter learning tools helps students identify and retain key concepts while the stunning visual program provides a realistic view of body structures and processes. Saladin's text requires no prior knowledge of college chemistry or cell biology, and is designed for a two-semester A&P course.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781259277726 20170410
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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online resource (vii, 593 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
  • Structure and function
  • Cutaneous signs and diagnosis
  • Dermatoses resulting from physical factors
  • Pruritus and neurocutaneous diseases
  • Atopic dermatitis, eczema, and noninfectious immunodeficiency disorders
  • Contact dermatitis and drug eruptions
  • Erythema and urticaria
  • Connective tissue diseases
  • Mucinoses
  • Seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, recalcitrant palmoplantar eruptions, pustular dermatitis, and erythroderma
  • Pityriasis rosea, pityriasis rubra pilaris, and other papulosquamous and hyperkeratotic diseases
  • Lichen planus and related conditions
  • Acne
  • Bacterial infections
  • Diseases resulting from fungi and yeasts
  • Mycobacterial diseases
  • Hansen disease
  • Syphilis, yaws, bejel, and pinta
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  • Errors in metabolism
  • Genodermatoses and congenital anomalies
  • Dermal and subcutaneous tumors
  • Epidermal nevi, neoplasms, and cysts
  • Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms
  • Macrophage/monocyte disorders
  • Cutaneous lymphoid hyperplasia, cutaneous t-cell lymphoma, other malignant lymphomas, and allied diseases
  • Diseases of skin appendages
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  • Cutaneous vascular diseases
  • Disturbances of pigmentation.
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1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Each new print copy of Android App Development includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Using innovative, engaging methods, Android App Development cultivates student knowledge of app development through a progressive, building block approach. Each chapter includes a classroom-friendly, meaningful app that illustrates the concepts covered at the chapter level. Model View Controller architecture is used throughout the book to promote good software engineering practice. Students will be engaged by essential as well as specialized topics such as XML resources, event-driven programming, animation, sounds, making a game, voice recognition, and more. Each new print copy of Android App Development includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and Key Features: * Android Studio, the official development environment by Google, is used to develop all applications * The Model View Controller architecture is used throughout the book, allowing the instructor to download the Model and concentrate on the View and Controller elements of the app * Students learn how to make device-independent apps using a progressive approach, incorporating fun topics such as animation, sounds, photo editing, using the GPS, displaying a map, and advertising * Software Engineering and Common Error boxes highlight software engineering tips and common errors throughout each chapter * Chapters are written independently of others so that instructors can select topics and customize the book to their course * Each chapter concludes with exercises for student practice, including Multiple Choice, Fill In the Code, and Write an App exercises.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781284092127 20170502
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1 online resource.
  • Foreword xi Introduction xv 1 Banking Risk 1 1.1 Single Bank Risk 4 1.2 The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Approach to Regulation 14 1.3 Banking Risk Modeling and Stress Testing 33 1.4 Contagion 36 1.5 System Modeling 41 2 Simulation Models 45 2.1 Simulating Shocks: Idiosyncratic Shocks, or Exogenous Failure of Individual Banks 49 2.2 Simulating Shocks: Stress Testing 54 2.3 Simulating Shocks: Systematic Common Shocks 56 2.4 Simulating Shocks: Common Shocks 58 2.5 Estimation of Losses Variability and Assets Riskiness 70 2.6 Simulating Shocks: Correlated Risk Factors 82 2.7 Simulating Shocks: Combining Idiosyncratic and Common Shocks 87 2.8 Correlation 89 2.9 The Interbank Matrix 98 2.10 Loss Given Default 127 2.11 Interbank Losses Attribution 132 2.12 Contagion Simulation Methods 133 2.13 Data and Applied Problems 140 3 Real Economy, Sovereign Risk, and Banking Systems Linkages 149 3.1 Effects of Bank Riskiness on Sovereign Risk 150 3.2 Effects of Sovereign Risk on Bank Riskiness 153 3.3 Linkages to the Real Economy 154 3.4 Modeling 156 3.5 Implementation 159 4 Applications 163 4.1 Testing for Banks Public Finances Contagion Risk 163 4.2 Banking Systems Regulation What-If Tests 164 4.3 Banks Minimum Capital Requirements: Cost Benefit Analysis 169 4.4 Deposits Guarantee Schemes (DGS)/Resolution Funds Dimensioning 174 4.5 Computing Capital Coverage from Assets PD and Bank PD 178 4.6 Computing Banks Probability to Default from Capital Coverage and Assets PD 180 4.7 Risk Contributions and SiFis 182 4.8 The Regulator s Dilemma 202 Appendix: Software References and Tools 205 References 223 Index 235.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119195894 20170403
Presents information sources and methodologies for modeling and simulating banking system stability Combining both academic and institutional knowledge and experience, Banking Systems Simulation: Theory, Practice, and Application of Modeling Shocks, Losses, and Contagion presents banking system risk modeling clearly within a theoretical framework. Written from the global financial perspective, the book explores single bank risk, common bank exposures, and contagion, and how these apply on a systemic level. Zedda approaches these simulation methods logically by providing the basic building blocks of modeling and simulation, and then delving further into the individual techniques that make up a systems model. In addition, the author provides clear and detailed explanations of the foundational research into the mathematical and legal concepts used to analyze banking risk problems, measures and data for representing the main banking risk sources, and the major problems researchers are likely to encounter. There are numerous software descriptions throughout, with references and tools to help readers gain a proper understanding of the presented techniques and possibly develop new applications and research. The book concludes with an appendix that features real-world datasets and models. In addition, this book: Provides a comprehensive overview of methods for analyzing models and simulating risk for banking and financial systems Provides a clear presentation of the technical and legal concepts used in banking regulation Presents unique insights from an expert s perspective, with specific coverage of assessing risks and developing what-if analyses at the systems level Concludes with a discussion of applications, including banking systems regulation what-if tests, cost-benefit analysis, evaluations of banking systems stability effects on public finances, dimensioning, and risk-based contributions for Deposit Guarantee Schemes (DGS) and Resolution Funds Banking Systems Simulation: Theory, Practice, and Application of Modeling Shocks, Losses, and Contagion is ideal for banking researchers focusing on computational methods of analysis as well as an appropriate reference for graduate-level students in banking, finance, and computational methods. Stefano Zedda is Researcher in Financial Mathematics at the University of Cagliari in Italy and qualified as associate professor in banking and corporate finance. His research is mainly focused on quantitative analyses for banking and finance, with a particular focus on banking systems modeling and simulation. In 2008, Zedda developed the mathematical modeling and software implementation of the Systemic Model for Banking Originated Losses (SYMBOL), further developed during his activity at the European Commission. The Commission subsequently adopted it as a standard tool for testing banking regulation proposals. Stefano Zedda s research interests include banking, financial mathematics, and statistics, specifically simulation of banking and financial systems stability, banking regulation impact assessment, and interactive agent simulation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119195894 20170403
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1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
  • 1 Basic Algebraic Operations 1.1 Numbers 1.2 Fundamental Operations of Algebra 1.3 Calculators and Approximate Numbers 1.4 Exponents and Unit Conversions 1.5 Scientific Notation 1.6 Roots and Radicals 1.7 Addition and Subtraction of Algebraic Expressions 1.8 Multiplication of Algebraic Expressions 1.9 Division of Algebraic Expressions 1.10 Solving Equations 1.11 Formulas and Literal Equations 1.12 Applied Word Problems 2 Geometry 2.1 Lines and Angles 2.2 Triangles 2.3 Quadrilaterals 2.4 Circles 2.5 Measurement of Irregular Areas 2.6 Solid Geometric Figures 3 Functions and Graphs 3.1 Introduction to Functions 3.2 More about Functions 3.3 Rectangular Coordinates 3.4 The Graph of a Function 3.5 Graphs on the Graphing Calculator 3.6 Graphs of Functions Defined by Tables of Data 4 The Trigonometric Functions 4.1 Angles 4.2 Defining the Trigonometric Functions 4.3 Values of the Trigonometric Functions 4.4 The Right Triangle 4.5 Applications of Right Triangles 5 Systems of Linear Equations Determinants 5.1 Linear Equations and Graphs of Linear Functions 5.2 Systems of Equations and Graphical Solutions 5.3 Solving Systems of Two Linear Equations in Two Unknowns Algebraically 5.4 Solving Systems of Two Linear Equations in Two Unknowns by Determinants 5.5 Solving Systems of Three Linear Equations in Three Unknowns Algebraically 5.6 Solving Systems of Three Linear Equations in Three Unknowns by Determinants 6 Factoring and Fractions 6.1 Factoring: Greatest Common Factor and Difference of Squares 6.2 Factoring Trinomials 6.3 The Sum and Difference of Cubes 6.4 Equivalent Fractions 6.5 Multiplication and Division of Fractions 6.6 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions 6.7 Equations Involving Fractions 7 Quadratic Equations 7.1 Quadratic Equations-- Solution by Factoring 7.2 Completing the Square 7.3 The Quadratic Formula 7.4 The Graph of the Quadratic Function 8 Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle 8.1 Signs of the Trigonometric Functions 8.2 Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle 8.3 Radians 8.4 Applications of Radian Measure 9 Vectors and Oblique Triangles 9.1 Introduction to Vectors 9.2 Components of Vectors 9.3 Vector Addition by Components 9.4 Applications of Vectors 9.5 Oblique Triangles, the Law of Sines 9.6 The Law of Cosines 10 Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions 10.1 Graphs of y = a sin x and y = a cos x 10.2 Graphs of y = a sin bx and y = a cos bx 10.3 Graphs of y = a sin (bx + c) and y = a cos (bx + c) 10.4 Graphs of y = tan x, y = cot x, y = sec x, y = csc x 10.5 Applications of the Trigonometric Graphs 10.6 Composite Trigonometric Curves 11 Exponents and Radicals 11.1 Simplifying Expressions with Integer Exponents 11.2 Fractional Exponents 11.3 Simplest Radical Form 11.4 Addition and Subtraction of Radicals 11.5 Multiplication and Division of Radicals 12 Complex Numbers 12.1 Basic Definitions 12.2 Basic Operations with Complex Numbers 12.3 Graphical Representation of Complex Numbers 12.4 Polar Form of a Complex Number 12.5 Exponential Form of a Complex Number 12.6 Products, Quotients, Powers, and Roots of Complex Numbers 12.7 An Application to Alternating-current (ac) Circuits 13 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 13.1 Exponential Functions 13.2 Logarithmic Functions 13.3 Properties of Logarithms 13.4 Logarithms to the Base 10 13.5 Natural Logarithms 13.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 13.7 Graphs on Logarithmic and Semilogarithmic Paper 14 Additional Types of Equations and Systems of Equations 14.1 Graphical Solution of Systems of Equations 14.2 Algebraic Solution of Systems of Equations 14.3 Equations in Quadratic Form 14.4 Equations with Radicals 15 Equations of Higher Degree 15.1 The Remainder and Factor Theorems-- Synthetic Division 15.2 The Roots of an Equation 15.3 Rational and Irrational Roots 16 Matrices-- Systems of Linear Equations 16.1 Matrices: Definitions and Basic Operations 16.2 Multiplication of Matrices 16.3 Finding the Inverse of a Matrix 16.4 Matrices and Linear Equations 16.5 Gaussian Elimination 16.6 Higher-order Determinants 17 Inequalities 17.1 Properties of Inequalities 17.2 Solving Linear Inequalities 17.3 Solving Nonlinear Inequalities 17.4 Inequalities Involving Absolute Values 17.5 Graphical Solution of Inequalities with Two Variables 17.6 Linear Programming 18 Variation 18.1 Ratio and Proportion 18.2 Variation 19 Sequences and the Binomial Theorem 19.1 Arithmetic Sequences 19.2 Geometric Sequences 19.3 Infinite Geometric Series 19.4 The Binomial Theorem 20 Additional Topics in Trigonometry 20.1 Fundamental Trigonometric Identities 20.2 The Sum and Difference Formulas 20.3 Double-Angle Formulas 20.4 Half-Angle Formulas 20.5 Solving Trigonometric Equations 20.6 The Inverse Trigonometric Functions 21 Plane Analytic Geometry 21.1 Basic Definitions 21.2 The Straight Line 21.3 The Circle 21.4 The Parabola 21.5 The Ellipse 21.6 The Hyperbola 21.7 Translation of Axes 21.8 The Second-degree Equation 21.9 Rotation of Axes 21.10 Polar Coordinates 21.11 Curves in Polar Coordinates 22 Introduction to Statistics 22.1 Graphical Displays of Data 22.2 Measures of Central Tendency 22.3 Standard Deviation 22.4 Normal Distributions 22.5 Statistical Process Control 22.6 Linear Regression 22.7 Nonlinear Regression Appendix A Solving Word Problems Appendix B Units of Measurement.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134437705 20170515
For courses in technical and pre-engineering technical programs or other programs for which coverage of basic mathematics is required. The best-seller in technical mathematics gets an "Oh, wow!" update The 11th Edition of Basic Technical Mathematics is a bold revision of this classic best-seller. The text now sports an engaging full-color design, and new co-author Rich Evans has introduced a wealth of relevant applications and improvements, many based on user feedback. The text is supported by an all-new online graphing calculator manual, accessible at point-of-use via short URLs. The MyLab(TM) Math course features hundreds of new algorithmic exercises, tutorial videos, and PowerPoint slides. The text continues to feature a vast number of applications from technical and pre-engineering fields-including computer design, electronics, solar energy, lasers fiber optics, and the environment-and aims to develop students' understanding of mathematical methods without simply providing a collection of formulas. The authors start the text by establishing a solid background in algebra and trigonometry, recognizing the importance of these topics for success in solving applied problems. Also available with MyLab Math MyLab(TM) Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. The MyLab Math course features hundreds of new algorithmic exercises, tutorial videos, and PowerPoint slides. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Math does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Math, search for: 0134465407 / 9780134465401 Basic Technical Mathematics plus MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134437705 / 9780134437705 Basic Technical Mathematics *0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card *0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star StickerMyLab Math should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134437705 20170515
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • 1 Basic Algebraic Operations 1.1 Numbers 1.2 Fundamental Operations of Algebra 1.3 Calculators and Approximate Numbers 1.4 Exponents and Unit Conversions 1.5 Scientific Notation 1.6 Roots and Radicals 1.7 Addition and Subtraction of Algebraic Expressions 1.8 Multiplication of Algebraic Expressions 1.9 Division of Algebraic Expressions 1.10 Solving Equations 1.11 Formulas and Literal Equations 1.12 Applied Word Problems 2 Geometry 2.1 Lines and Angles 2.2 Triangles 2.3 Quadrilaterals 2.4 Circles 2.5 Measurement of Irregular Areas 2.6 Solid Geometric Figures 3 Functions and Graphs 3.1 Introduction to Functions 3.2 More about Functions 3.3 Rectangular Coordinates 3.4 The Graph of a Function 3.5 Graphs on the Graphing Calculator 3.6 Graphs of Functions Defined by Tables of Data 4 The Trigonometric Functions 4.1 Angles 4.2 Defining the Trigonometric Functions 4.3 Values of the Trigonometric Functions 4.4 The Right Triangle 4.5 Applications of Right Triangles 5 Systems of Linear Equations Determinants 5.1 Linear Equations and Graphs of Linear Functions 5.2 Systems of Equations and Graphical Solutions 5.3 Solving Systems of Two Linear Equations in Two Unknowns Algebraically 5.4 Solving Systems of Two Linear Equations in Two Unknowns by Determinants 5.5 Solving Systems of Three Linear Equations in Three Unknowns Algebraically 5.6 Solving Systems of Three Linear Equations in Three Unknowns by Determinants 6 Factoring and Fractions 6.1 Factoring: Greatest Common Factor and Difference of Squares 6.2 Factoring Trinomials 6.3 The Sum and Difference of Cubes 6.4 Equivalent Fractions 6.5 Multiplication and Division of Fractions 6.6 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions 6.7 Equations Involving Fractions 7 Quadratic Equations 7.1 Quadratic Equations-- Solution by Factoring 7.2 Completing the Square 7.3 The Quadratic Formula 7.4 The Graph of the Quadratic Function 8 Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle 8.1 Signs of the Trigonometric Functions 8.2 Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle 8.3 Radians 8.4 Applications of Radian Measure 9 Vectors and Oblique Triangles 9.1 Introduction to Vectors 9.2 Components of Vectors 9.3 Vector Addition by Components 9.4 Applications of Vectors 9.5 Oblique Triangles, the Law of Sines 9.6 The Law of Cosines 10 Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions 10.1 Graphs of y = a sin x and y = a cos x 10.2 Graphs of y = a sin bx and y = a cos bx 10.3 Graphs of y = a sin (bx + c) and y = a cos (bx + c) 10.4 Graphs of y = tan x, y = cot x, y = sec x, y = csc x 10.5 Applications of the Trigonometric Graphs 10.6 Composite Trigonometric Curves 11 Exponents and Radicals 11.1 Simplifying Expressions with Integer Exponents 11.2 Fractional Exponents 11.3 Simplest Radical Form 11.4 Addition and Subtraction of Radicals 11.5 Multiplication and Division of Radicals 12 Complex Numbers 12.1 Basic Definitions 12.2 Basic Operations with Complex Numbers 12.3 Graphical Representation of Complex Numbers 12.4 Polar Form of a Complex Number 12.5 Exponential Form of a Complex Number 12.6 Products, Quotients, Powers, and Roots of Complex Numbers 12.7 An Application to Alternating-current (ac) Circuits 13 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 13.1 Exponential Functions 13.2 Logarithmic Functions 13.3 Properties of Logarithms 13.4 Logarithms to the Base 10 13.5 Natural Logarithms 13.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 13.7 Graphs on Logarithmic and Semilogarithmic Paper 14 Additional Types of Equations and Systems of Equations 14.1 Graphical Solution of Systems of Equations 14.2 Algebraic Solution of Systems of Equations 14.3 Equations in Quadratic Form 14.4 Equations with Radicals 15 Equations of Higher Degree 15.1 The Remainder and Factor Theorems-- Synthetic Division 15.2 The Roots of an Equation 15.3 Rational and Irrational Roots 16 Matrices-- Systems of Linear Equations 16.1 Matrices: Definitions and Basic Operations 16.2 Multiplication of Matrices 16.3 Finding the Inverse of a Matrix 16.4 Matrices and Linear Equations 16.5 Gaussian Elimination 16.6 Higher-order Determinants 17 Inequalities 17.1 Properties of Inequalities 17.2 Solving Linear Inequalities 17.3 Solving Nonlinear Inequalities 17.4 Inequalities Involving Absolute Values 17.5 Graphical Solution of Inequalities with Two Variables 17.6 Linear Programming 18 Variation 18.1 Ratio and Proportion 18.2 Variation 19 Sequences and the Binomial Theorem 19.1 Arithmetic Sequences 19.2 Geometric Sequences 19.3 Infinite Geometric Series 19.4 The Binomial Theorem 20 Additional Topics in Trigonometry 20.1 Fundamental Trigonometric Identities 20.2 The Sum and Difference Formulas 20.3 Double-Angle Formulas 20.4 Half-Angle Formulas 20.5 Solving Trigonometric Equations 20.6 The Inverse Trigonometric Functions 21 Plane Analytic Geometry 21.1 Basic Definitions 21.2 The Straight Line 21.3 The Circle 21.4 The Parabola 21.5 The Ellipse 21.6 The Hyperbola 21.7 Translation of Axes 21.8 The Second-degree Equation 21.9 Rotation of Axes 21.10 Polar Coordinates 21.11 Curves in Polar Coordinates 22 Introduction to Statistics 22.1 Graphical Displays of Data 22.2 Measures of Central Tendency 22.3 Standard Deviation 22.4 Normal Distributions 22.5 Statistical Process Control 22.6 Linear Regression 22.7 Nonlinear Regression 23 The Derivative 23.1 Limits 23.2 The Slope of a Tangent to a Curve 23.3 The Derivative 23.4 The Derivative as an Instantaneous Rate of Change 23.5 Derivatives of Polynomials 23.6 Derivatives of Products and Quotients of Functions 23.7 The Derivative of a Power of a Function 23.8 Differentiation of Implicit Functions 23.9 Higher Derivatives 24 Applications of the Derivative 24.1 Tangents and Normals 24.2 Newton's Method for Solving Equations 24.3 Curvilinear Motion 24.4 Related Rates 24.5 Using Derivatives in Curve Sketching 24.6 More on Curve Sketching 24.7 Applied Maximum and Minimum Problems 24.8 Differentials and Linear Approximations 25 Integration 25.1 Antiderivatives 25.2 The Indefinite Integral 25.3 The Area Under a Curve 25.4 The Definite Integral 25.5 Numerical Integration: The Trapezoidal Rule 25.6 Simpson's Rule 26 Applications of Integration 26.1 Applications of the Indefinite Integral 26.2 Areas by Integration 26.3 Volumes by Integration 26.4 Centroids 26.5 Moments of Inertia 26.6 Other Applications 27 Differentiation of Transcendental Functions 27.1 Derivatives of the Sine and Cosine Functions 27.2 Derivatives of the Other Trigonometric Functions 27.3 Derivatives of the Inverse Trigonometric Functions 27.4 Applications 27.5 Derivative of the Logarithmic Function 27.6 Derivative of the Exponential Function 27.7 L'Hospital's Rule 27.8 Applications 28 Methods of Integration 28.1 The Power Rule for Integration 28.2 The Basic Logarithmic Form 28.3 The Exponential Form 28.4 Basic Trigonometric Forms 28.5 Other Trigonometric Forms 28.6 Inverse Trigonometric Forms 28.7 Integration by Parts 28.8 Integration by Trigonometric Substitution 28.9 Integration by Partial Fractions: Non-repeated Linear Factors 28.10 Integration by Partial Fractions: Other Cases 28.11 Integration by Use of Tables 29 Partial Derivatives and Double Integrals 29.1 Functions of Two Variables 29.2 Curves and Surfaces in Three Dimensions 29.3 Partial Derivatives 29.4 Double Integrals 30 Expansion of Functions in Series 30.1 Infinite Series 30.2 Maclaurin Series 30.3 Operations with Series 30.4 Computations by Use of Series Expansions 30.5 Taylor Series 30.6 Introduction to Fourier Series 30.7 More About Fourier Series 31 Differential Equations 31.1 Solutions of Differential Equations 31.2 Separation of Variables 31.3 Integrating Combinations 31.4 The Linear Differential Equation of the First Order 31.5 Numerical Solutions of First-order Equations 31.6 Elementary Applications 31.7 Higher-order Homogeneous Equations 31.8 Auxiliary Equation with Repeated or Complex Roots 31.9 Solutions of Nonhomogeneous Equations 31.10 Applications of Higher-order Equations 31.11 Laplace Transforms 31.12 Solving Differential Equations by Laplace Transforms Appendix A Solving Word Problems Appendix B Units of Measurement Appendix C Newton's Method Appendix D A Table of Integrals.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134437736 20170515
For courses in technical and pre-engineering technical programs or other programs for which coverage of basic mathematics is required. The best-seller in technical mathematics gets an "Oh, wow!" update The 11th Edition of Basic Technical Mathematics with Calculus is a bold revision of this classic bestseller. The text now sports an engaging full-color design, and new co-author Rich Evans has introduced a wealth of relevant applications and improvements, many based on user feedback. The text is supported by an all-new online graphing calculator manual, accessible at point-of-use via short URLs. The new edition continues to feature a vast number of applications from technical and pre-engineering fields-including computer design, electronics, solar energy, lasers fiber optics, and the environment-and aims to develop your understanding of mathematical methods without simply providing a collection of formulas. The authors start the text by establishing a solid background in algebra and trigonometry, recognizing the importance of these topics for success in solving applied problems. Also available with MyLab Math. MyLab(TM) Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. The MyLab Math course features hundreds of new algorithmic exercises, tutorial videos, and PowerPoint slides. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(TM) Math does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Math, search for: 0134469658 / 9780134469652 Basic Technical Mathematics with Calculus plus MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: * 013443773X/9780134437736 Basic Technical Mathematics with Calculus * 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card * 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker MyLab Math should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
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online resource (x, 829 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
  • Principles of cell and membrane function
  • Homeostasis : volume and composition of body fluid compartments
  • Signal transduction, membrane receptors, second messengers, and regulation of gene expression
  • The nervous system : introduction to cells and systems
  • Generation and conduction of action potentials
  • Synaptic transmission
  • The somatosensory system
  • The special senses
  • Organization of motor function
  • Integrative functions of the nervous system
  • The autonomic nervous system and its central control
  • Skeletal muscle physiology
  • Cardiac muscle
  • Smooth muscle
  • Overview of circulation
  • Elements of cardiac function
  • Properties of the vasculature
  • Regulation of the heart and vasculature
  • Integrated control of the cardiovascular system
  • Introduction to the respiratory system
  • Static lung and chest wall mechanics
  • Dynamic lung and chest wall mechanics
  • Ventilation, perfusion, and ventilation/perfusion relationships
  • Oxygen and carbon dioxide transport
  • Control of respiration
  • Nonphysiological functions of the lung : host defense and metabolism
  • Functional anatomy and general principles of regulation in the gastrointestinal tract
  • The cephalic, oral, and esophageal phases of the integrated response to a meal
  • The gastric phase of the integrated response to a meal
  • The small intestinal phase of the integrated response to a meal
  • The colonic phase of the integrated response to a meal
  • Transport and metabolic functions of the liver
  • Elements of renal function
  • Solute and water transport along the nephron : tubular function
  • Control of body fluid osmolality and volume
  • Potassium, calcium, and phosphate homeostasis
  • Role of the kidneys in the regulation of acid-base balance
  • Introduction to the endocrine system
  • Hormonal regulation of energy metabolism
  • Hormonal regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism
  • The hypothalamus and pituitary gland
  • The thyroid gland
  • The adrenal gland
  • The male and female reproductive systems.
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xxvii, 854 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 28 cm
  • INTRODUCTION. 1. The Science of Biology. Unit I: PRINCIPLES OF CELLULAR LIFE. 2. Life's Chemical Basis. 3. Molecules of Life. 4. Cell Structure. 5. Ground Rules of Metabolism. 6. Where It Starts-Photosynthesis. 7. Releasing Chemical Energy. UNIT II: GENETICS. 8. DNA Structure and Function. 9. From DNA to Protein. 10. Control of Gene Expression. 11. How Cells Reproduce. 12. Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction. 13. Patterns in Inherited Traits. 14. Human Inheritance. 15. Biotechnology. UNIT III: PRINCIPLES OF EVOLUTION. 16. Evidence of Evolution. 17. Processes of Evolution. 18. Life's Origin and Early Evolution. UNIT IV: EVOLUTION AND BIODIVERSITY. 19. Viruses, Bacteria, and Archaea. 20. The Protists. 21. Plant Evolution. 22. Fungi. 23. Animals I: Major Invertebrate Groups. 24. Animals II: The Chordates. UNIT V. HOW PLANTS WORK. 25. Plant Tissues. 26. Plant Nutrition and Transport. 27. Plant Reproduction and Development. UNIT VI. HOW ANIMALS WORK. 28. Animal Tissues and Organ Systems. 29. Neural Control. 30. Sensory Perception. 31. Endocrine Control. 32. Structural Support and Movement. 33. Circulation. 34. Immunity. 35. Respiration. 36. Digestion and Human Nutrition. 37. Maintaining the Internal Environment. 38. Reproduction and Development. UNIT VII: PRINCIPLES OF ECOLOGY. 39. Animal Behavior. 40. Population Ecology. 41. Community Ecology. 42. Ecosystems. 43. The Biosphere. 44. Human Effects on the Biosphere. Appendix I: Periodic Table of the Elements. Appendix II: Amino Acids. Appendix III: A Closer Look at Some Major Metabolic Pathways. Appendix IV: A Plain English Map of the Human Chromosomes. Appendix V: Restless Earth-Life's Changing Geologic Stage. Appendix VI: Units of Measure. Appendix VII: Answers to Self-Quizzes and Genetics Problems. Glossary. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781305967335 20170410
Renowned for its clear writing style and unparalleled visuals, Starr/Evers/Starr's trendsetting BIOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 10TH EDITION applies exclusive National Geographic content to engage students and emphasize how biology is an ongoing endeavor carried out by a diverse community of scientists. Each chapter explores core concepts aligned with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) initiative to help students master associated learning objectives. By continuously challenging students to question what they read and to apply the concepts they learn, this edition and the accompanying MindTap digital resources hone critical thinking skills as students gain scientific literacy. MindTap now includes adaptive Mastery Training that provides distributed practice and builds long-term memory. MindTap options are available.
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12. Biopsychology [2018]

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xxiii, 595 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • What is biopsychology?
  • Foundations of biopsychology
  • Sensory and motor systems
  • Brain plasticity
  • Biopsychology of motivation
  • Disorders of cognition and emotion.
For courses in Physiological Psychology and Biopsychology Explore how the central nervous system governs behavior Biopsychology presents a clear, engaging introduction to biopsychological theory and research through a unique combination of biopsychological science and personal, reader-oriented discourse. Original author John Pinel and new co-author Steven Barnes address students directly and interweave the fundamentals of the field with clinical case studies, useful metaphors, and memorable anecdotes that make course material personally and socially relevant to readers. In addition to expanded learning objectives that guide students through the course, the Tenth Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect this rapidly progressing scientific field. Available to package with Biosychology, Tenth Edition, MyLab(TM) Psychology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. MyLab Psychology is ideal for courses requiring robust assessments. Biosychology, Tenth Edition is also available via Revel(TM), an interactive digital learning environment that replaces the print textbook, enabling students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Revel is ideal for courses where student engagement and mobile access are important. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Pearson MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. 0134743369 / 9780134743363 Biopsychology plus MyLab Psychology with eText - Access Card Package, 10/e Package consists of: 0134203690 / 9780134203690 Biopsychology, 10/e 0134727746 / 9780134727745 MyLab Psychology with eText Access Card .
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xvi, 699 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • 1. Introduction to Statistics 2. Exploring Data with Tables and Graphs 3. Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data 4. Probability 5. Discrete Probability Distributions 6. Normal Probability Distributions 7. Estimating Parameters and Determining Sample Sizes 8. Hypothesis Testing 9. Inferences from Two Samples 10. Correlation and Regression 11. Goodness-of-Fit and Contingency Tables 12. Analysis of Variance 13. Nonparametric Tests 14. Survival Analysis.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134039015 20170313
For courses in Introductory Statistics Real-world applications connect statistical concepts to everyday life. Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences uses a variety of real-world applications to bring statistical theories and methods to life. Through these examples and a friendly writing style, the 2nd Edition ensures that you understand concepts and develop skills in critical thinking, technology, and communication. The result of collaboration between a biological sciences expert and the author of the #1 statistics book in the country, Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences provides an excellent introduction to statistics for readers interested in the biological, life, medical, and health sciences. Also available with MyLab Statistics MyLab(TM) Statistics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(TM) does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134718011/9780134718019 Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences Plus MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134039017/9780134039015 Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences*0321847997/9780321847997 MyLab Statistics Glue-in Access Card*032184839X/9780321848390 MyLab Statistics Inside Sticker for Glue-In Packages.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134039015 20170313
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1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
C++ Plus Data Structures, Sixth Edition explores the specifications, applications, and implementations of abstract data types with unmatched accessibility. Topics such as modularization, data encapsulation, information hiding, object-oriented decomposition, algorithm analysis, life-cycle software verification models, and data abstraction are carefully presented to foster solid software engineering techniques. NEW & KEY FEATURES OF THE SIXTH EDITION: * UPDATED - Updated with new C++11 features including range-based for loops and threads * NEW - Includes a new Chapter 10, Trees Plus, that emphasizes balancing of search trees by covering AVL Trees, Red-Black Trees, and B-Trees * NEW - Includes a new chapter on Sets, Maps, and Hashing * NEW - Chapter 12, Sorting, now includes practical performance issues and parallel merge sort * NEW - Chapters in the second half of the text are now easier to assign in alternate orders, supporting a wider range of course goals and organizations * NEW - Modern new design enhances the look and feel of the text * STUDENT FAVORITE - Pedagogical features include: chapter openers with goals, marginal definition boxes, algorithm boxes, C++ boxes, function boxes, case studies, chapter summary, and end of chapter exercises.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781284089189 20170502
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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • P. PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS. Graphs and Models. Linear Models and Rates of Change. Functions and Their Graphs. Review of Trigonometric Functions. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 1. LIMITS AND THEIR PROPERTIES. A Preview of Calculus. Finding Limits Graphically and Numerically. Evaluating Limits Analytically. Continuity and One-Sided Limits. Infinite Limits. Section Project: Graphs and Limits of Trigonometric Functions. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 2. DIFFERENTIATION. The Derivative and the Tangent Line Problem. Basic Differentiation Rules and Rates of Change. Product and Quotient Rules and Higher-Order Derivatives. The Chain Rule. Implicit Differentiation. Section Project: Optical Illusions. Related Rates. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 3. APPLICATIONS OF DIFFERENTIATION. Extrema on an Interval. Rolle"s Theorem and the Mean Value Theorem. Increasing and Decreasing Functions and the First Derivative Test. Section Project: Even Fourth-Degree Polynomials. Concavity and the Second Derivative Test. Limits at Infinity. A Summary of Curve Sketching. Optimization Problems. Section Project: Minimum Time. Newton"s Method. Differentials. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 4. INTEGRATION. Antiderivatives and Indefinite Integration. Area. Riemann Sums and Definite Integrals. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Section Project: Demonstrating the Fundamental Theorem. Integration by Substitution. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 5. LOGARITHMIC, EXPONENTIAL, AND OTHER TRANSCENDENTAL FUNCTIONS. The Natural Logarithmic Function: Differentiation. The Natural Logarithmic Function: Integration. Inverse Functions. Exponential Functions: Differentiation and Integration. Bases Other than e and Applications. Section Project: Using Graphing Utilities to Estimate Slope. Indeterminate Forms and L'Hopital's Rule. Inverse Trigonometric Functions: Differentiation. Inverse Trigonometric Functions: Integration. Hyperbolic Functions. Section Project: Mercator Map. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 6. DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS. Slope Fields and Euler"s Method. Growth and Decay. Separation of Variables and the Logistic Equation. First-Order Linear Differential Equations. Section Project: Weight Loss. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 7. APPLICATIONS OF INTEGRATION. Area of a Region Between Two Curves. Volume: The Disk Method. Volume: The Shell Method. Section Project: Saturn. Arc Length and Surfaces of Revolution. Work. Section Project: Pyramid of Khufu. Moments, Centers of Mass, and Centroids. Fluid Pressure and Fluid Force. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 8. INTEGRATION TECHNIQUES AND IMPROPER INTEGRALS. Basic Integration Rules. Integration by Parts. Trigonometric Integrals. Section Project: The Wallis Product. Trigonometric Substitution. Partial Fractions. Numerical Integration. Integration by Tables and Other Integration Techniques. Improper Integrals. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 9. INFINITE SERIES. Sequences. Series and Convergence. Section Project: Cantor"s Disappearing Table. The Integral Test and p-Series. Section Project: The Harmonic Series. Comparisons of Series. Alternating Series. The Ratio and Root Tests. Taylor Polynomials and Approximations. Power Series. Representation of Functions by Power Series. Taylor and Maclaurin Series. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 10. CONICS, PARAMETRIC EQUATIONS, AND POLAR COORDINATES. Conics and Calculus. Plane Curves and Parametric Equations. Section Project: Cycloids. Parametric Equations and Calculus. Polar Coordinates and Polar Graphs. Section Project: Cassini Oval. Area and Arc Length in Polar Coordinates. Polar Equations of Conics and Kepler"s Laws. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 11. VECTORS AND THE GEOMETRY OF SPACE. Vectors in the Plane. Space Coordinates and Vectors in Space. The Dot Product of Two Vectors. The Cross Product of Two Vectors in Space. Lines and Planes in Space. Section Project: Distances in Space. Surfaces in Space. Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 12. VECTOR-VALUED FUNCTIONS. Vector-Valued Functions. Section Project: Witch of Agnesi. Differentiation and Integration of Vector-Valued Functions. Velocity and Acceleration. Tangent Vectors and Normal Vectors. Arc Length and Curvature. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 13. FUNCTIONS OF SEVERAL VARIABLES. Introduction to Functions of Several Variables. Limits and Continuity. Partial Derivatives. Differentials. Chain Rules for Functions of Several Variables. Directional Derivatives and Gradients. Tangent Planes and Normal Lines. Section Project: Wildflowers. Extrema of Functions of Two Variables. Applications of Extrema of Functions of Two Variables. Section Project: Building a Pipeline. Lagrange Multipliers. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 14. MULTIPLE INTEGRATION. Iterated Integrals and Area in the Plane. Double Integrals and Volume. Change of Variables: Polar Coordinates. Center of Mass and Moments of Inertia. Section Project: Center of Pressure on a Sail. Surface Area. Section Project: Surface Area in Polar Coordinates. Triple Integrals and Applications. Triple Integrals in Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates. Section Project: Wrinkled and Bumpy Spheres. Change of Variables: Jacobians. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. 15. VECTOR ANALYSIS. Vector Fields. Line Integrals. Conservative Vector Fields and Independence of Path. Green"s Theorem. Section Project: Hyperbolic and Trigonometric Functions. Parametric Surfaces. Surface Integrals. Section Project: Hyperboloid of One Sheet. Divergence Theorem. Stokes" Theorem. Review Exercises. Section Project: The Planimeter. P.S. Problem Solving. 16. SECOND ORDER DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS* ONLINE. Exact First-Order Equations. Second-Order Homogeneous Linear Equations. Second-Order Nonhomogeneous Linear Equations. Section Project: Parachute Jump. Series Solutions of Differential Equations. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving. APPENDIX. A. Proofs of Selected Theorems. B. Integration Tables. C. Precalculus Review (Web). C.1. Real Numbers and the Real Number Line. C.2. The Cartesian Plane. D. Rotation and the General Second-Degree Equation (Web). E. Complex Numbers (Web). F. Business and Economic Applications (Web). G. Fitting Models to Data (Web).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781337275347 20170403
With a long history of innovation in the market, Larson/Edwards' CALCULUS has been widely praised by a generation of students and professors for solid and effective pedagogy that addresses the needs of a broad range of teaching and learning styles and environments. Each title in the series is one component in a comprehensive calculus course program that carefully integrates and coordinates print, media, and technology products for successful teaching and learning. This new edition is now supported by WebAssign, the powerful online homework and course management system that engages students in learning math.
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1 online resource (336 pages).
Book
online resource (viii, 324 pages) : illustrations (some color)
  • Chapter 1: Optics/Refraction
  • Chapter 2: Neuro-Ophthalmology/Orbit
  • Chapter 3: Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus
  • Chapter 4: External Disease/Adnexa
  • Chapter 5: Anterior Segment
  • Chapter 6: Posterior Segment
  • Index
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1 online resource
Keeping up with the use of new technologies in cardiology is becoming increasingly challenging. Case Studies in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology helps to bridge the gap between knowledge and application with 28 cases spanning both common and uncommon arrhythmias and ablation scenarios, each of which includes the clinical presentation, baseline ECG, ECG during arrhythmia, stepwise electrophysiologic diagnostic maneuvers and some of their pitfalls, and optimal therapy. Online access to the complete contents ensures the information you need is right at your fingertips.
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online resource (x, 420, 3 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Keeping up with the use of new technologies in cardiology is becoming increasingly challenging. Case Studies in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology helps to bridge the gap between knowledge and application with 28 cases spanning both common and uncommon arrhythmias and ablation scenarios, each of which includes the clinical presentation, baseline ECG, ECG during arrhythmia, stepwise electrophysiologic diagnostic maneuvers and some of their pitfalls, and optimal therapy. Online access to the complete contents ensures the information you need is right at your fingertips.
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viii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Preface 1. Evaluating American Elections: Are They Working Well?, by Todd Donovan Part I: Voting and Participation: Changing Who Votes 2. Compulsory Voting and the United States, by Shane P. Singh 3. Race and the Right to Vote: The Modern Barrier of Voter ID Laws, by Hannah Walker, Gabriel Sanchez, Stephen Nuno, and Matt Barreto 4. Provisional Votes: An Election Reform to Count More Votes, by Martha Kropf and Holly Whisman 5. One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: The Curious Case of Immigrant Voting Rights, by Ron Hayduk Part II: Electoral Rules and Systems: Changing How We Vote 6. Changing How America Votes for President, by Caroline J. Tolbert and Kellen Gracey 7. Redistricting and Representation: Searching for "Fairness" between the Lines, by Vladimir Kogan and Eric McGhee 8. Ranked Choice Voting: A Different Way of Casting and Counting Votes, by David C. Kimball and Joseph Anthony 9. The Impact of Electoral Rules on Minority Representation, by Jason P. Casellas and Kenicia Wright 10. The Fair Representation Act for Congress, by Rob Richie and Drew Spencer Penrose Part III: Changing the Roles of Parties and Money 11. What's Rules Got to Do with It? Parties, Reform, and Selection in the Presidential Nomination Process, by Jason S. Byers and Jamie L. Carson 12. Signature Requirements and Ballot Access for Non-Major Party Candidates, by Barry C. Burden and Jordan Hsu 13. Third Parties and the Fight for Electoral Reform, by Brian Brox 14. Campaign Finance in U.S. Politics: An Era without Limits, by Lonna Rae Atkeson and Wendy L. Hansen 15. When Do Election Rules Change?, by Todd Donovan References Index Contributors.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442276079 20170522
Democracy requires conversations about how its practice can be improved. This is an enduring theme in American politics, and demands for change in how we conduct elections are highly salient today. The crisis of the 2000 presidential election generated demands for changes in election rules, but the response was muted. After 2000, several states adopted photo ID laws, and other rules that made it more difficult to vote. The 2010 Citizens United decision heralded in deregulation of campaign finance. The Voting Rights Act was weakened by The Court in 2013. More recently, the unprecedented presidential election of 2016 generated accusations from the left and right that America's elections were 'a rigged system' of caucuses, conventions, and campaign finance desperately in need of reforms. Changing How America Votes is an edited volume comprised of 15 short substantive chapters on various specific reform topics that examine how electoral democracy in the United States is working, and how it might be improved. Editor Todd Donovan has written brief introductory and concluding chapters, and very brief introductions to the following three thematic sections that divide the readings accordingly: Voting and Participation: Changing Who Votes; Electoral Rules and Systems: Changing How We Vote; and Changing the Role of Parties and Money. In order to facilitate student learning and assist instructors' ability to use the book, this edited volume reads as a coherent text. The contributors, many of whom are accomplished scholars, or who write frequent blog posts and Op-Ed pieces, were asked to write as accessibly as possible for an undergraduate audience, and address many of the following topics: * Why is this issue important? * What would a proposed reform look like? * What are arguments in favor of the proposal? * Is there evidence it might make a difference, and what difference would it make? * Beyond the evidence, is it the right thing to do? List of contributors: Joseph Anthony, Lonna Rae Atkeson, Matt Barreto , Brian Brox, Barry C. Burden, Jason S. Byers, Jamie L. Carson, Jason P. Casellas, Kellen Gracey, Wendy L. Hansen, Ron Hayduk, Jordan Hsu, David C. Kimball, Vladimir Kogan, Martha Kropf, Eric McGhee, Stephen Nuno, Drew Spencer Penrose, Rob Richie, Gabriel Sanchez, Shane P. Singh, Caroline J. Tolbert, Hannah Walker, Holly Whisman, and Kenicia Wright.
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