Proserpina, Volume I (Illustrated Edition) by John Ruskin

By John Ruskin

John Ruskin (1819-1900) is better recognized for his paintings as an paintings critic and social critic, yet is remembered as an writer, poet and artist to boot. Ruskin's essays on paintings and structure have been super influential within the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Ruskin's diversity used to be giant. He wrote over 250 works which began from paintings heritage, yet multiplied to hide themes ranging over technological know-how, geology, ornithology, literary feedback, the environmental results of pollutants, and mythology. In 1848, he married Effie grey, for whom he wrote the early myth novel The King of the Golden River. After his dying Ruskin's works have been accrued jointly in an important "library edition", accomplished in 1912 by means of his associates Edward prepare dinner and Alexander Wedderburn. Its index is famously intricate, trying to articulate the complicated interconnectedness of his notion. His different works contain: Giotto and his Works in Padua (1854), The Harbours of britain (1856), "A pleasure for Ever" (1857), The Ethics of the airborne dirt and dust (1866) and Hortus Inclusus.

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Planetary Nebulae by G. A. Gurzadyan (auth.)

By G. A. Gurzadyan (auth.)

The booklet in English of this monograph turns out to me to point the ever­ expanding curiosity of astrophysicists within the actual and dynamical difficulties of planetary nebulae-one of the main attention-grabbing and fruitful branches of theoretical astrophysics. Their curiosity partly arises from the truth that the equipment of establish­ ing the actual tactics taking place in planetary nebulae, in addition to the numerous theo­ retical effects, at the moment are buying a level of uni versality as their sphere of program raises. ultimately, the specific cosmic importance of planetary nebulae is turning into obvious. The English version of Planetary Nebulae differs significantly from the Russian model released in 1962, essentially a result of new effects integrated in it, but additionally as a result of quite a few editorial revisions. the issues of magnetic fields and hydrodynamics in planetary nebulae are starting to occupy a massive position within the learn of the dynamics of those items. fresh experiences by way of D. H. Menzel be certain the assumption complex within the current mono­ graph as to the life of magnetic fields in planetary nebulae. New mild is being forged at the dynamics of planetary nebulae through the hydrodynamic investigations of F. D. Kahn, W. G. Mathews and others. regrettably i used to be unable to incorporate those and different attention-grabbing leads to the current edition.

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Coastal Engineering Manual

This guide presents a unmarried, entire technical record that comes with instruments and techniques to devise, layout, build, and preserve coastal initiatives. This engineering handbook will comprise the elemental rules of coastal methods, equipment for computing coastal making plans and layout parameters, and counsel on the best way to formulate and behavior reports in aid of coastal flooding, shore safeguard, and navigation initiatives. New sections are being further on navigation and harbor layout, dredging and disposal, constitution fix and rehabilitation, wetland and low-energy shore safety, possibility research, box instrumentation, numerical simulation, the engineering method, and different subject matters.

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Conceptual revolutions by Paul Thagard

By Paul Thagard

During this path-breaking paintings, Paul Thagard attracts at the historical past and philosophy of technology, cognitive psychology, and the sphere of synthetic intelligence to improve a idea of conceptual switch able to accounting for all significant medical revolutions. The heritage of technology comprises dramatic episodes of progressive switch within which entire platforms of ideas were changed by means of new platforms. Thagard offers a brand new and complete standpoint at the transformation of medical conceptual systems.Thagard examines the Copernican and the Darwinian revolutions and the emergence of Newton's mechanics, Lavoisier's oxygen concept, Einstein's conception of relativity, quantum thought, and the geological thought of plate tectonics. He discusses the mental mechanisms through which new recommendations and hyperlinks among them are shaped, and advances a computational thought of explanatory coherence to teach how new theories could be judged to be more suitable to prior ones.

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The pneumatics of Hero of Alexandria by Hero of Alexandria, Bennet Woodcroft

By Hero of Alexandria, Bennet Woodcroft

This variation of The Pneumatics of Hero of Alexandria features a facsimile of the tremendous based Woodcroft variation released in 1851. If we exclude the Aristotelian Mechanical difficulties, the Woodcroft variation represents the one English translation of any Greek technological paintings. the looks of this translation in 1851 illustrates a big level in Victorian sensitivity to the technological achievements of the 19th century, and, of but additional curiosity to historians, the interpretation finds an try out in the course of Roman instances via a Greek inventor and mathematician to intermingle technology and technology.The current quantity is brought by way of Marie Boas corridor during which she explains the conditions surrounding the English translation, discusses the curiosity aroused through the Renaissance by means of Latin translations of this paintings, and provides a resume of the pneumatic units defined by way of Hero in his unique treatise.At the top of the compilation, there's an extra part explaining the derivation of the illustrations within the 1851 variation, and for comparability, the illustrations from the earliest surviving Greek manuscript are reproduced. Captions point out the corresponding illustrations within the facsimile; this can be a very worthwhile tabulation, because the diagrams were drastically reworked by means of successive copyings

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Magnetic Phenomena - An Elementary Treatise by Williams Samuel Robinson

By Williams Samuel Robinson

MAGNETIC PHENOMENA AN basic TREATISE by way of SAMUEL ROBINSON WILLIAMS, PH. D., D. Sc. Professor of Ph ys ics, AmKefsl university FIRST version McGRAW-HILL booklet corporation, INC. ny AND LONDON 1931 COPYRIGHT, 1931, by way of THE McGRAW-HiLL booklet corporation, INC. revealed within the us of a All rights reserved. This ebook, or components thereof, will not be reproduced in any shape with out permission of the publishers. THE MAPLE PRESS corporation, YORK, PA. the perfect derivation of the time period magnet, 7 which has now develop into the most typical one, is hard to examine. Lucretius 9955 B. C. says it was once referred to as magnet from where from which it was once acquired within the local hills of the Magnesians. notwithstanding, Pliny 23-79 A. I. relates a prettier legend, as copied from the poet Nicander moment century B. C., that the shepherd, Magries byname, whereas guarding his flock at the slopes of Mount Ida, without warning discovered the iron criminal of his employees clinging to a stone, which has turn into recognized after him because the - Magnes stone or magnet. BATTKK, critical proof of the Earths Magnetism. TO MY spouse WHOSE aid AND LOYALTY MADE THIS booklet attainable FOREWORD The adventure of 20 years of undergraduate instructing has proven that school scholars will be effectively brought to investigate paintings. If the emerging new release is to play a number one half within the application of medical examine, even more realization needs to be paid sooner or later to arousing the curiosity of undergraduates within the a variety of fields of technology and to inspiring them with the spirit of study. The professions which university women and men stick with once they go away collage are to a wide quantity decided by means of the type of paintings that has influenced them of their undergraduate days. All will agree that the best stimulus a pupil could have for effective scholarship is a instructor awake and enthusi astic for his topic, inspiring his scholars to invite every kind of questions about the matter in hand. Buch a instructor needs to himself be packed with a wish to expand his personal box of information via examine and learn. One engaged in examine will, more often than not, make a greater instructor and, however, instructing reacts favorably at the examine paintings. the subsequent nice stimulus to scholarship is an effective publication. Many a scholar owes his suggestion to the feedback provided via a ebook which he has chanced to learn. certainly, the embryo researcher is frequently came upon asking the query What and the way shall I examine lie needs to wishes be brought to these fields that are so appealing to the older investigator and be ended in decide upon a few topic so one can attract him. not just needs to he be orientated in a given topic yet he needs to develop into conversant in a few of the kinds of approach essential to do the paintings. it's the following that the winning instructor or publication unearths his or its chance. whereas the topic of magnetism is a truly outdated one, it nonetheless is still the least understood and likewise the main overlooked of matters. The investigators who've dedicated their lives to this box are few in quantity. the nice hassle with the study paintings in magnetism is that too many indulge themselves in a few challenge for a 12 months or after which drop it for paintings in different fields. they've got constructed no historical past for magnetic X FOREWORD investigations and are, for that reason, unable to determine the categorical challenge in its kinfolk to the overall box. This publication is written within the wish that a few younger adventurer within the box of physics might be prompted to settle on a few part of the topic of magnetism as a lifestyles curiosity. it truly is wanted that during the process the succeeding chapters it can be mentioned what number difficulties are urgently calling for an answer. there's a desire starting within the equipment and means of such investigations should be disclosed because the a number of matters are provided, and the novitiate resulted in test the various difficulties himself...

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