Category: Introduction

An Introduction to Fuzzy Logic and Fuzzy Sets by Professor James J. Buckley, Professor Esfandiar Eslami

By Professor James J. Buckley, Professor Esfandiar Eslami (auth.)

This booklet is to be the start line for any curriculum in fuzzy structures in fields like desktop technology, arithmetic, business/economics and engineering. It covers the fundamentals resulting in: fuzzy clustering, fuzzy development reputation, fuzzy database, fuzzy photograph processing, gentle computing, fuzzy purposes in operations learn, fuzzy determination making, fuzzy rule established structures, fuzzy structures modeling, fuzzy arithmetic. it isn't a e-book designed for researchers - it truly is the place you actually research the "basics" wanted for any of the above-mentioned applications.

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Introduction to the Theory of Flow Machines by Albert Betz

By Albert Betz

Creation to the speculation of stream Machines info the basic techniques and the relatives that experience an important impression within the working mechanism of circulate machines.
The e-book first covers the final attention in circulate machines, equivalent to strain, rigidity, and cavitation. within the moment bankruptcy, the textual content bargains with ducts; this bankruptcy discusses the overall comments, sorts of stream, and combining procedure. subsequent, the booklet tackles the kinds of cascades, in addition to its matters. The last bankruptcy covers the movement computer and its elements, resembling turbine, wheels, engines, and propellers.
The textual content might be of serious use to mechanical engineers and technicians.

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The Many Faces of Science: An Introduction to Scientists, by Henry Byerly, Leslie Stevenson

By Henry Byerly, Leslie Stevenson

The advance of contemporary technology, and its expanding effect on our lives and cultures, is among the nice tales of our time. So, understanding--and coming to phrases with--the establishment of recent technological know-how could be a vital part of schooling. within the Many Faces of technology, Leslie Stevenson and Henry Byerly masterfully, and painlessly, give you the uncomplicated details and the philosophical mirrored image scholars have to achieve such realizing. The authors make sturdy use of case research tools, and so they introduce us to dozens of figures from the background of technological know-how. Stevenson and Byerly supply an undemanding caricature of the advance of technology during the lives of its practitioners, they usually learn the customarily combined factors of scientists, in addition to the conflicting values humans deliver to science--and to their perceptions of its impression on society. The authors additionally discover the connection among clinical perform and political and monetary power.Accessible and wealthy with anecdotes, own asides, and prepared perception, the numerous Faces of technology is the right interdisciplinary advent for nonscientists in classes on technological know-how reports, technological know-how and society, and technological know-how and human values. it's going to additionally end up invaluable as supplementary examining in classes on technological know-how and philosophy, sociology, and political technology. during this moment version of the various Faces of technological know-how, the authors have up to date themes that they discover within the first variation, and so they current new case stories on topics akin to HIV and AIDS, girls in technological know-how, and paintings performed in psychology and the social sciences. The authors additionally expand their dialogue of technological know-how and values, as well as revising their examine of technology and expertise to stress adjustments in clinical perform this present day.

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All About Asset Allocation, Second Edition by Richard Ferri

By Richard Ferri

By way of making an investment in your destiny, there is just one convinced BET—ASSET ALLOCATION the straightforward approach to start every little thing you must find out about easy methods to: enforce a sensible asset allocation method Diversify your investments with shares, bonds, genuine property, and different sessions swap your allocation and lock in earnings attempting to outwit the marketplace is a nasty gamble. in case you are enthusiastic about making an investment for the longer term, you'll want to take a no-nonsense, businesslike method of your portfolio. as well as overlaying all of the fundamentals, this new version of All approximately Asset Allocation comprises well timed recommendation on: studying which investments paintings good jointly and why selecting the best mutual cash and ETFs growing an asset allocation that’s correct in your wishes figuring out how and while to alter an allocation knowing target-date mutual money "All approximately Asset Allocation bargains suggestion that's either prudent and practical--keep it easy, diversify, and, particularly, preserve your bills low--from an writer who either is aware how important asset allocation is to funding good fortune and, most vital, works with genuine people." -- John C. Bogle, founder and previous CEO, the leading edge team "With All approximately Asset Allocation at your aspect, you will be executing a legitimate funding plan, utilizing the easiest fabrics and donning the simplest safeguard rope that cash can buy." -- William Bernstein, founder, Effi cientFrontier.com, and writer, The clever Asset Allocator

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