I Will Fear No Evil by Robert A. Heinlein

By Robert A. Heinlein

Once more, grasp storyteller Robert A. Heinlein can provide a wild and fascinating vintage of technological know-how fiction. Written on the sunrise of the Nineteen Seventies, this novel is the brilliantly stunning tale of the last word transplant.

As startling and provocative as his recognized Stranger in a wierd Land, here's Heinlein's grand masterpiece a few guy supremely proficient, immensely outdated, and obscenely prosperous who discovers that money can purchase everything.

Johann Sebastian Bach Smith used to be immensely wealthy -- and extremely previous. notwithstanding his brain used to be nonetheless willing, his physique used to be tired. His answer was once to have surgeons transplant his mind right into a new physique. The operation used to be an exceptional good fortune -- however the sufferer was once now not Johann Sebastian Bach Smith. He used to be now fused with the very vocal character of his beautiful, lately deceased secretary, Eunice -- with astounding effects! jointly they need to discover ways to percentage regulate of her physique.

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Steel Heat Treatment: Metallurgy and Technologies, Edition: by Totten G.E.

By Totten G.E.

One among self-contained volumes belonging to the newly revised metal warmth therapy guide, moment variation, this ebook examines the habit and techniques concerned about smooth metal warmth therapy purposes. metal warmth remedy: Metallurgy and applied sciences provides the foundations that shape the foundation of warmth therapy strategies whereas incorporating particular descriptions of advances rising because the 1997 e-book of the 1st variation. Revised, up-to-date, and improved, this e-book guarantees updated and thorough discussions of the way particular warmth therapy tactics and varied alloy components have an effect on the constitution and the class and mechanisms of metal transformation, distortion of houses of metal alloys. The ebook comprises completely new chapters on heat-treated parts, and the therapy of instrument steels, stainless steels, and powder metallurgy metal elements. metal warmth remedy: Metallurgy and applied sciences presents a targeted source for daily use by means of complex scholars and practitioners in metallurgy, strategy layout, warmth remedy, and mechanical and fabrics engineering.

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Planewaves, Pseudopotentials, and the LAPW Method by David J. Singh

By David J. Singh

The 1st version of this ebook, released in 1994, supplied an exposition of the LAPW approach and its dating with different digital constitution techniques, in particular Car-Parrinello established planewave tools. considering booklet of that publication, the LAPW procedure has been remodeled from a really good approach used regularly via researchers working their very own selfmade types, to a favored, accepted procedure, the place such a lot clients run typical codes to enquire ma­ terials of curiosity to them. this is often a thrilling improvement since it opens the door to common use of first ideas calculations in different components of condensed topic physics and fabrics technology. The optimistic effect of this on clinical growth is already turning into transparent. additionally because of this pattern, the nice majority of researchers utilizing the LAPW approach aren't any longer at once in­ volved within the improvement of LAPW codes. still, it continues to be very important to appreciate how the LAPW strategy works, what its barriers are, and the way its parameters ascertain the quahty and potency of calculations. The scientist with an knowing of the way the strategy works has a transparent virtue. This version is an up to date and improved remedy of the LAPW procedure, together with descriptions of key advancements within the LAPW technique seeing that 1994, similar to p half neighborhood orbitals, the APW-i-LO procedure, LDA+U calculations and non-collinear magnetism, in addition to a lot of the cloth from the 1st version.

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Sword & Citadel: The Sword of the Lictor/The Citadel of the by Gene Wolfe

By Gene Wolfe

The e-book of the hot sunlight is unanimously acclaimed as Gene Wolfe's such a lot impressive paintings, hailed as "a masterpiece of technology fable related in value to the foremost works of Tolkien and Lewis" through Publishers Weekly, and "one of the main bold works of speculative fiction within the 20th century" by way of The journal of fable and technology Fiction. Sword & fort brings jointly the ultimate books of the tetralogy in a single volume:

The Sword of the Lictor is the 3rd quantity in Wolfe's amazing epic, chronicling the odyssey of the wandering pilgrim referred to as Severian, pushed via a robust and unfathomable future, as he includes out a gloomy venture faraway from his home.

The castle of the Autarch brings The booklet of the hot solar to its harrowing end, as Severian clashes in a last reckoning with the dread Autarch, enjoyable an old prophecy that might eternally modify the area often called Urth.

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Genocidal Organ by Project Itoh

By Project Itoh

Who can win in a battle of all opposed to all?

The battle on terror exploded, actually, the day Sarajevo was once destroyed via a do-it-yourself nuclear machine. The top democracies remodeled into overall surveillance states, and the constructing global has drowned lower than a wave of genocides. The mysterious American John Paul appears in the back of the cave in of the realm procedure, and it’s as much as intelligence agent Clavis Shepherd to trace John Paul around the wreckage of civilizations, and to discover the real middle of darkness—a genocidal organ.

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Organometallic Bonding and Reactivity: Fundamental Studies by J.M. Brown, P. Hofmann, P.B. Armentrout, D. Braga, A.

By J.M. Brown, P. Hofmann, P.B. Armentrout, D. Braga, A. Dedieu, P. Gisdakis, A. Görling, F. Grepioni, F. Maseras, N. Rösch, S.B. Trickey

Common The making and breaking of carbon-metal bonds is prime to all of the p- cesses of organometallic chemistry and in addition performs an important function in - mogeneous in addition to heterogeneous catalysis. This fairly blunt assertion - phasises the level to which a formal knowing of the constitution, energetics and reactivity of C-M bonds is on the middle of the self-discipline. that allows you to settle for it, a formal definition of the phrases concerned is needed. without difficulty we outline the metal-carbon bond in its broadest feel to include carbon associated with transiti- metals, lanthanides and actinides, and major workforce metals. we don't dist- guish among officially covalent unmarried or a number of bonding at the one hand and q-bonding at the different. within the reviews to be defined within the following chapters, the emphasis should be on transition steel complexes and insofar because the enjoyable- mentals come lower than scrutiny, basic steel alkyls or comparable species (metal al- nyl, alkynyl, aryl, or allyl) will play an emphatic half. The crucial position of steel alkyls and their congeners and particularly the function in their steel carbon linkage in homogeneous catalysis should be preferred through contemplating a few key response steps resulting in their formation or breakdown. There follows a number of sought after examples of transition steel mediated stoichiometric or catalytic procedures: - In homogeneous hydrogenation of double bonds, the stepwise response of an q2-coordinated alkene with dihydrogen supplies first an alkyl steel hydride, after which the decoordinated alkane through removing.

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Hydrometallurgy 2008: Proceedings of the Sixth International by Courtney A. Young

By Courtney A. Young

Hydrometallurgy 2008 proudly takes its position because the most recent, complete ebook released during this box. Following the culture of the former overseas symposiums, this source tackles the latest in basic and secondary source restoration with sections on environmental hydrometallurgy, examine and commercial purposes, base and invaluable metals, and leaching.

Case histories from all over the world supply a hands-on examine how leaders are fixing difficulties and atmosphere new standards.

Petrus van Staden stocks his insights on minerals biotechnology. John Canterford explores plant layout and operation. Gordon Bacon discusses the demanding situations of plant start-ups, and John Marsden bargains useful suggestions for lowering power intake in all points of unit operations. Bob Shoemaker, one of many world’s most precious specialists on worthwhile steel restoration, displays on advancements and classes discovered in the course of his part century within the business.

Hundred of alternative authors supply insights on acid rock drainage, waste water and source restoration, method improvement and modeling, heap leaching, the long run function of hydrometallurgy, and numerous different well timed, vital subjects.

Generously illustrated with charts, graphs, and pictures, Hydrometallurgy 2008 is a needs to learn for researchers, teachers, scholars, directors, and govt and commercial gamers who are looking to remain at the innovative of this not easy and quickly evolving field.

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Mechanical Alloying And Milling (Mechanical Engineering) by Cury Suryanarayana

By Cury Suryanarayana

This publication surveys the large box of mechanical alloying from a systematic and technological point of view to shape a well timed and entire source priceless to either scholars and researchers. The remedy progresses from the ancient historical past via an outline of the method, the several metastable results produced, and the mechanisms of part formation to purposes of robotically alloyed items. The presentation is simple and simple to appreciate yet doesn't compromise the clinical accuracy. It comprises an surprisingly large directory of the result of assorted metastable results received in a number of alloy structures in addition to thorough references in every one bankruptcy.

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Le monde vert by Brian W. Aldiss

By Brian W. Aldiss

Le Monde vert décrit un avenir lointain dans lequel l. a. Terre, qui ne tourne plus, s'est transformée en une gigantesque serre dominée par les végétaux. Ceux-ci ont formidablement évolué et acquis des capacités prédatrices redoutables. L'homme a régressé tant en taille qu'en connaissances et doit lutter farouchement pour survivre dans cette jungle.

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