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McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Engineering

Science Reference

Paperback Published: 15th June 2005
ISBN: 9780071439527
Number Of Pages: 500

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Hundreds of well-illustrated articles explore the most important fields of science.

Based on content from the "McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technooogy, " Fifth Edition, the most widely used and respected science reference of its kind in print, each of these subject-specific quick-reference guides features:
* Detailed, well-illustrated explanations, not just definitions
* Hundreds of concise yet authoritative articles in each volume
* An easy-to-understand presentation, accessible and interesting to non-specialists
* A portable, convenient format
* Bibliographies, appendices, and other information supplement the articles

Staffp. vii
Consulting Editorsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Organization of the Encyclopediap. xiii
Articles, A-Zp. 1
Appendixp. 803
Bibliographiesp. 805
Equivalents of commonly used units for the U.S. Customary System and the metric systemp. 818
Conversion factors for the U.S. Customary System, metric system, and International systemp. 819
Dimensional formulas of common quantitiesp. 823
Internal energy and generalized workp. 823
Schematic electronic symbolsp. 824
Mathematical signs and symbolsp. 829
Standard equationsp. 831
Standard equations symbologyp. 833
Special constantsp. 835
Recommended values (2002) of selected fundamental physical constantsp. 836
Electrical and magnetic unitsp. 837
Formulas for trigonometric (circular) functionsp. 838
General rules for differentiation and integrationp. 840
Basic integral transformsp. 842
Partial family tree of programming languagesp. 843
List of frequently occurring dimensionless groupsp. 844
Biographical listingp. 847
Contributorsp. 869
Indexp. 889
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ISBN: 9780071439527
ISBN-10: 0071439528
Series: Science Reference
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 500
Published: 15th June 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.1  x 3.6
Weight (kg): 1.07
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised