A multidisciplinary field, encompassing both geophysics and civil engineering, geomechanics deals with the deformation and failure process in geomaterials such as soil and rock. Although powerful numerical tools have been developed, analytical solutions still play an important role in solving practical problems in this area. Analytic Methods in Geomechanics provides a much-needed text on mathematical theory in geomechanics, beneficial for readers of varied backgrounds entering this field.
BOTANY: AN INTRODUCTION TO PLANT BIOLOGY 5TH/ED (INCLUDES ONLINE ACCESS)
MAUSETH J D
as new information is introduced and environmental changes occur, plant biology continues to develop and evolve as a science. updated and revised to keep pace with these developments, the fifth edition of botany: an introduction to plant biology provides a modern and comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of botany while retaining the important focus of natural selection, analysis of botanical phenomena, and diversity.
ANDERSON'S ATLAS OF HEMATOLOGY 2ND/ED
ANDERSON S A
There's no other A&P text that equals Anatomy & Physiology for its student-friendly writing, visually engaging content, and wide range of learning support. Focusing on the unifying themes of structure and function in homeostasis, this dynamic text helps you easily master difficult material with consistent, thorough, and non-intimidating explanations. You can also connect with the textbook through a number of electronic resources, including the engaging A&P Online course, an electronic coloring book, online tutoring, and more!
ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS 5TH/ED (IE)
ZILL D G
The Fifth Edition is a full compendium of topics that are most often covered in the Engineering Mathematics course or courses, and is extremely flexible, to meet the unique needs of various course offerings ranging from ordinary differential equations to vector calculus. The new edition offers a reorganized project section to add clarity to course material and new content has been added throughout, including new discussions on:
DESIGNING RESEARCH IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
This innovative research design text will help you make informed choices when carrying out your research project. Covering both qualitative and quantitative approaches, and with examples drawn from a wide range of social science disciplines, the authors explain what is at stake when choosing a research design, and discuss the trade-offs that researchers have to make when considering issues such as:Causality Categories and classification Meaning Levels of analysis Time