pages 498

Discussing a comprehensive range of topics, this book reviews various aspects of physical pharmacy. It explains the basic, mechanistic, and quantitative interpretation skills needed to solve physical pharmacy related problems. It outlines the research on diffusion through a membrane and the use of polymers in dosage forms

Advanced Physics

by Tom Duncan [2000]


pages 602

This A Level Physics textbook covers all the requirements of the AS and A2 Physics specifications. This fifth edition has been updated to include: revisions to the content to reflect changing AS and A Level specifications, a new chapter on cosmology and astrophysics revisions, to text and photographs to ensure that examples are up-to-date, updated examination questions from recent past papers, samples of the use of spreadsheets and dataloggers, and the use of full colour throughout

Advanced Physics Revision Handbook

by W. R. Pickering [1996]


pages 132

Ideal for revision and as a teaching aid, this handbook is fully illustrated throughout. It covers all major syllabus areas and includes optional material. It is suitable for candidates of A and AS physics, IB and AICE, and GNVQ Science, as well as undergraduates

Advanced Strength of Materials

by J. P. Den Hartog [1987]


pages 404

Advanced Strength of Materials takes this important subject into areas of greater difficulty, masterfully bridging its elementary aspects and its most formidable advanced reaches. The book reflects Den Hartog's impressive talent for making lively, discursive and often witty presentations of his subject, and his unique ability to combine the scholarly insight of a distinguished scientist with the practical, problem-solving orientation of an experienced industrial engineer. The concepts here explored in depth include torsion, rotating disks, membrane stresses in shells, bending of flat plates, beams on elastic foundation, the two-dimensional theory of elasticity, the energy method and buckling. The presentation is aimed at the student who has a one-semester course in elementary strength of materials


pages 307

Volume thirty-nine in the internationally acclaimed Advances in Clinical Chemistry, contains chapters submitted from leading experts from academia and clinical laboratory science. Authors are from a diverse field of clinical chemistry disciplines and diagnostics ranging from basic biochemical exploration to cutting edge microarray technology. In keeping with the tradition of the series, this volume emphasizes novel laboratory advances with application not only to both clinical laboratory diagnostics, but as well as practical basic science studies

Advances in Drug Research [Vol 26]

by B. Testa, U. Meyer [1995]


pages 293

Volume 26 continues the trend of shorter, more frequent volumes. With Volume 25, the series gained a new co-editor, Urs Meyer. While retaining the commitment to publish chapters on therapeutic or chemical classes and on general topics or concepts, the series' coverage has expanded to include methodological chapters, and new areas of recognized or potential significance to drug research, especially in molecular pharmacology

Advances in Immunology [Vol 1]

by W. Taliaferro [1961]


pages 423

The primary purpose of Advances in Immunology will be to present timely reviews of various topics in immunology that not only will serve to keep investigators informed but will also try to unify the concepts underlying this highly diversified yet technically specialized subject. Each volume will contain about eight reviews on different aspects of immunology, broadly defined so as to include such subjects as immunology-chemistry, antibody synthesis, biological actions of antibodies, immunological unresponsiveness, mechanisms in innate and acquired immunity not involving antibodies, and specialized immunological techniques

Advances in Neural Science [Vol 2]

by S. Malhotra [1995]


pages 257

Part of a series which aims to cover recent knowledge in the field of neural science, this volume discusses such topics as: the molecular bases of nerve regeneration; plasticity of descending spinal pathways in developing mammals; and development of the mammalian auditory hindbrain

Advances in Ophthalmology

by S. Rumelt [2012]


pages 580

This book focuses on the different aspects of ophthalmology - the medical science of diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmology is divided into various clinical subspecialties, such as cornea, cataract, glaucoma, uveitis, retina, neuro-ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology, oncology, pathology, and oculoplastics. This book incorporates new developments as well as future perspectives in ophthalmology and is a balanced product between covering a wide range of diseases and expedited publication


pages 389

Published since 1959, Advances in Applied Microbiology continues to be one of the most widely read and authoritative review sources in Microbiology. The series contains comprehensive reviews of the most current research in applied microbiology. Recent areas covered include bacterial diversity in the human gut, protozoan grazing of freshwater biofilms, metals in yeast fermentation processes and the interpretation of host-pathogen dialogue through microarrays


pages 278

Advances in Clinical Trial Biostatistics summarizes current methodologies used in the design and analysis of clinical trials. Its chapters, contributed by internationally renowned methodologists experienced in clinical trials, address topics that include Bayesian methods for phase I clinical trials, adaptive two-stage clinical trials, and the design and analysis of cluster randomization trials, trials with multiple endpoints, and therapeutic equivalence trials. Other discussions explore Bayesian reporting, methods incorporating compliance in treatment evaluation, and statistical issues emerging from clinical trials in HIV infection.

Advances in Parasitology

by Simon I. Hay [2006]


pages 440

This special volume of Advances in Parasitology gives a comprehensive overview of the practical procedures involved in all aspects of global mapping. Coverage includes new research and new data, along with descriptions of new techniques in global mapping. With chapters written by leading experts in the field, it should be a standard for years to come. With an impact factor of 3.9, the series ranks second in the ISI Parasitology subject category. * Includes DVD of global environmental and global population data, including scripts for predicting disease distributions and evaluating the accuracy of these mapped products. * Valuable source of both technical and epidemiological data in this rapidly growing field. * Discusses practical applications of techniques to the study of parasitic and infectious diseases

A Dictionary of Virology

by Brian Mahy [2001]


pages 431

This third edition of A Dictionary of Virology offers an authoritative, concise, and up-to-date list of all viruses affecting vertebrate species, from humans to fish. It has been completely revised since the 1997 edition to include 25% more entries, including many completely new viruses. The entries have been restructured so that all viruses are listed and classified in accordance with the standards set by the 7th Report of the ICTV. The extensive cross-referencing and illustrative tables further enhance the utility of this reference

A Standard for Enterprise Project Management

by Michael Zambruski [2008]


pages 126

Providing structured yet adaptable models of project success within an organization, A Standard for Enterprise Project Management explains each of the basic elements needed for project success and integrates them into a balanced life-cycle continuum. It also supplies an inventory of practical policies, procedures, techniques, and templates for consistent management of projects. The book first discusses project authorization and initiation, followed by analysis and planning. It then covers execution, control, and closure. Each phase contains an explanation and an illustration of how to optimize success. Throughout the text, the author refers to numerous appendices that constitute both blank and completed templates. He provides details on how to use these tools, with an emphasis on balancing the benefits of standardization and the need for flexibility


pages 690

Engineering graphics & technical drawing

A Textbook of Medicinal Chemistry

by Munendra Mohan Varshney [2015]


pages 260

Aimed at undergraduate pharmacy students, this text examines the fundamentals of medicinal chemistry, various classifications, drug synthesis, drug actions and their pharmacological uses with recent development of various classes of drugs. The latest developments in the field of medicinal chemistry are also included

Accounting Best Practices 5e

by Steven M. Bragg [2007]


pages 499

This book is compiled from the author’s lengthy experience in setting up and operating a number of accounting departments, as well as by providing consulting services to other companies. Accordingly, it contains a blend of best practices from a wide variety of accounting environments, ranging from small partnerships to multibillion-dollar corporations


pages 469

Accounting for Managers explains how accounting information is used by non-financial managers. The book emphasises the interpretation, rather than the construction, of accounting information and encourages a critical, rather than unthinking acceptance, of the underlying assumptions behind accounting. It links theory with practical examples and case studies drawn from real life business situations in service, retail and manufacturing industries

Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual

by Steven M. Bragg [2007]


pages 541

Now in a fifth edition, Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual: A Blueprint for Running an Effective and Efficient Department is a how-to guide on creating an effective and efficient accounting department policies and procedures manual. Written by Steven Bragg, the foremost authority in accounting and controllership issues, the new edition includes A new, complimentary Web site providing readers with the foundation for creating or enhancing their accounting department policies and procedures manual, and More coverage of accounting procedures including inventory, billing, cash receipts, pricing, order entry, credit, collections, sales returns, capital budgeting, cash forecasting, payroll, and closing the books

Advanced Gynecologic Endoscopy

by A. Darwish [2011]


pages 344

The main purpose of this book is to address some important issues related to gynecologic laparoscopy. Since the early breakthroughs by its pioneers, laparoscopic gynecologic surgery has gained popularity due to developments in illumination and instrumentation that led to the emergence of laparoscopy in the late 1980's as a credible diagnostic as well as therapeutic intervention. This book is unique in that it will review common, useful information about certain laparoscopic procedures, including technique and instruments, and then discuss common difficulties faced during each operation

Africa Geography History Culture

by Heidi Hayes Jacobs [2004]


pages 292

Textbook that covers geography, history and the culture of the African continent

African Languages An Introduction

by Bernd Heine and Derek Nurse [2000]


pages 412

This book is the first general introduction to African languages and linguistics to be published in English. It covers the four major language groupings (Niger-Congo, Nilo-Saharan, Afroasiatic and Khoisan), the core areas of modern theoretical linguistics (phonology, morphology, syntax), typology, sociolinguistics, comparative linguistics, and language, history and society. Basic concepts and terminology are explained for undergraduates and nonspecialist readers, but each chapter also provides an overview of the state of the art in its field, and as such will be referred to by more advanced students and general linguists

African Religions and Philosophy

by John S. Mbiti [1990]


pages 308

"African Religions and Philosophy" is a systematic study of the attitudes of mind and belief that have evolved in the many societies of Africa. In this second edition, Dr Mbiti has updated his material to include the involvement of women in religion, and the potential unity to be found in what was once thought to be a mass of quite separate religions. Mbiti adds a new dimension to the understanding of the history, thinking, and life throughout the African continent. Religion is approached from an African point of view but is as accessible to readers who belong to non-African societies as it is to those who have grown up in African nations

African Traditional Religion

by Geoffrey Parrinder [1974]


pages 164

This study treats African religion on a comparative basis, gathering material from various parts of the continent. The broad lines of religious belief are sketched. The pantheons, social groups, and spiritual forces at issue in this comparatively homogeneous society are analyzed

All About Fabrics An Introduction To Needlecraft



pages 228

A comprehensive book that examines the qualities of different fibres and fabrics and provides students with activities in which they can apply this information.