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Growth Disorders
June 29, 2007 - CRC

Preface to the second edition Since the first edition of this book there have been many developments in the understanding of growth disorders at the molecular, cellular and biochemical levels, and in their management. This extensively revised second edition reflects these advances and also...

Child Homicide: Parents Who Kill
August 15, 2006 - CRC

Preface Drought, plague, and flood are some of Mother Nature's means of population control. Tens of thousands can die in any of these, as we have seen in the tsunamis of 2004 and the hurricanes of 2005. Countries and subcultures often control population growth by war, with thousands killed...

System Development Charges for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Facilities
June 23, 1995 - CRC

This book presents a comprehensive method by which to determine the proportionate share of the costs and revenues generated by the development of new water, wastewater, and stormwater facilities. It presents a rational, legally defensible approach to assessing charges based on the use of...

Handbook of Venous and Lymphatic Disorders: Guidelines of the American Venous Forum
January 17, 2017 - CRC

The Handbook of Venous Disorders, first published in 1996, is a handbook for all clinicians and surgeons who are involved with the investigation, evaluation, or management of venous and lymphatic diseases or malformations. These disorders include varicose veins, venous ulcers, DVT,...

Plant Growth and Leaf-Applied Chemicals
December 8, 2017 - CRC

The aim of this volume is to provide a compendium of state of the art overview chapters by leading research, from diverse scientific fields, who share a common involvement in understanding and utilizing the interactions between chemicals and plant leaves.

Organic Agricultural Practices: Alternatives to Conventional Agricultural Systems
August 25, 2014 - CRC

INTRODUCTION Organic practices are redefining world agriculture. As researchers and others begin to understand the detrimental effects conventional agriculture can have on local and global environments, more studies focusing on organic agriculture are appearing, including studies that compare...

Pediatric Endocrinology: Growth, Adrenal, Sexual, Thyroid, Calcium, and Fluid Balance Disorders
December 26, 2006 - CRC

Preface The fifth edition of Pediatric Endocrinology marks the 22nd anniversary of this textbook. This edition has built upon the accumulated experience of the previous versions and every one of the chapters has been thoroughly updated; thereby its content enhances the reputation that Pediatric...

British-grown Douglas fir: Growth rate and density relating to visual grading and strength class attribution
April 1, 2014 - BRE

Introduction Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), like many timber species grown in the UK, is a native of the North American continent and originates in the area of California through the west coast mountain ranges up into Canada. In the US it is called 'Oregon pine' rather than 'Douglas fir'. The...

Bulk Crystal Growth of Electronic Optical and Optoelectronic Materials Complete Document
January 1, 2005 - WILEY

Several multibillion/million US$ industries are based on bulk-grown crystals of both semiconductors and oxides/fluorides. These industries include information technology, telecommunications, infrared imaging (both military and civilian), lasers, medical imaging, high-energy physics and solar cells....

Organic Electrochemistry, Revised and Expanded
September 25, 2015 - CRC

Highlights from the Fifth Edition: Coverage of the electrochemistry of buckminsterfullerene and related compounds, electroenzymatic synthesis, conducting polymers, and electrochemical fluorination Systematic examination of electrochemical transformations of organic compounds, organized according to...

The MOCVD Challenge: Volume 2: A Survey of GaInAsP-GaAs for Photonic and Electronic Device Applications
January 1, 1995 - CRC

The MOCVD Challenge: Volume 2, A Survey of GaInAsP-GaAs for Photonic and Electronic Device Applications focuses on GaAs systems and devices grown by MOCVD, specifically MOCVD growth of GaAs and related alloys and GaInP for photonic and electronic applications. Along with Volume 1, this book...

New Therapeutic Agents in Thrombosis and Thrombolysis
June 24, 2009 - CRC

Preface As our understanding of hemostasis and thrombosis continues to evolve, so does the development of agents directed toward treating relevant cardiovascular and thromboembolic diseases. This development continues to be fueled by scientific discovery, the growing number of patients and...

Statistics In the Pharmaceutical Industry
September 28, 2005 - CRC

The growth of the pharmaceutical industry over the past decade is astounding, but the impact of this growth on statistics is somewhat confusing. While software has made analysis easier and more efficient, regulatory bodies now demand deeper and more complex analyses, and...

Quick Sketching with Ron Husband: Revised and Expanded
March 19, 2019 - CRC

Quick Sketching with Ron Husband offers instruction to quick sketching and all its techniques. From observing positive and negative space and learning to recognize simple shapes in complex forms to action analysis and using line of action, this Disney legend teaches you how to sketch using all...

Trends in Biophysics: From Cell Dynamics Toward Multicellular Growth Phenomena
April 12, 2013 - CRC

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This book covers a wide scope of biological approaches to such biological phenomena as cell division, motility, collective cell behavior, multicellular structures, morphogenesis, and tumor development. Over the past two decades, biologists have...

Fire safety engineering; A reference guide
July 25, 2003 - BRE

This guide provides basic descriptions for a number of key topics encountered in fire safety engineering and aspects that should be considered by designers, enforcers and other responsible persons. It is a reference for those who only occasionally encounter different aspects of fire safety...

Image-Based Damage Assessment for Underwater Inspections
August 20, 2018 - CRC

Inspection is crucial to the management of ageing infrastructure. Visual information on structures is regularly collected but very little work exists on its organised and quantitative analysis, even though image processing can significantly enhance these inspection processes and transfer real...

Structural Design for Fire Safety
January 1, 2017 - WILEY

A practical and informative guide to structural fire engineering This book presents a comprehensive overview of structural fire engineering. An update on the first edition, the book describes new developments in the past ten years, including advanced calculation methods and computer programs...

Virtual Reality and the Built Environment
February 14, 2018 - CRC

Like the first edition, the central question this book addresses is how virtual reality can be used in the design, production and management of the built environment. The book aims to consider three key questions. What are the business drivers for the use of virtual reality? What are its...

GIS Basics
April 21, 2014 - CRC

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are computer systems for storing, displaying and analyzing spatial data. The past twenty years have seen a rapid growth in their use in government, commerce and academia, and they can be used for managing a network of utilities, from handling census...

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