Low-power-design-Methodology by Jan M. Rabaey, Massoud Pedram

By Jan M. Rabaey, Massoud Pedram

Low strength layout Methodologies offers the 1st in-depth insurance of all of the layers of the layout hierarchy, starting from the know-how, circuit, good judgment and architectural degrees, as much as the process layer. The booklet provides perception into the mechanisms of strength dissipation in electronic circuits and provides state-of-the-art methods to strength aid. eventually, it introduces an international view of low strength layout methodologies and the way those are being captured within the newest layout automation environments. the person chapters are written via the prime researchers within the region, drawn from either and academia. vast references are incorporated on the finish of every bankruptcy. viewers: A large creation for a person attracted to low strength layout. is usually used as a textual content publication for a complicated graduate type. a kick off point for any aspiring researcher.

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Atom: Journey Across the Subatomic Cosmos by Isaac Asimov

By Isaac Asimov

The mythical Isaac Asimov starts off what's possibly the best of all his books with an easy question: How finely can a section of subject be divided? yet like many easy questions, this one leads readers on a far-flung quest for a last resolution, a seek that encompasses such attention-grabbing phenomena as gentle and electrical energy and their components--strange yet genuine bits of topic that problem our assumptions concerning the very nature of time and area. forty illustrations.

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Breaking into the Lab Engineering Progress for Women in by Sue V. Rosser

By Sue V. Rosser

Why are there so few ladies in technological know-how? In Breaking into the Lab, Sue Rosser makes use of the studies of winning girls scientists and engineers to respond to the query of why elite associations have so few girls scientists and engineers tenured on their schools. ladies are hugely certified, stimulated scholars, and but they've got vastly better charges of attrition, and they're shying clear of the fields with the Read more...


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Science and Technology by Dimitris N. Chorafas (auth.)

By Dimitris N. Chorafas (auth.)

The goal of this e-book is to discover technology and expertise from the perspective of making new wisdom, rather than the reinterpretation of present wisdom in ever higher yet doubtful element. Scientists and technologists make growth by way of distinguishing among what they regard as significant and what they give thought to as secondary or unimportant. The significant is dynamic; as a rule, the fewer vital is static. technological know-how and expertise have made a massive contribution to the tradition and to the normal of dwelling of our society. From antiquity to the current day, the main unique scientists and technologists were thinkers, experimenters and people prepared and ready to problem “the obvious”. know-how develops items and techniques according to the breakthroughs of technology. If technologists fail to gradually improve their talents, instruments and techniques, they'll purely be nearly as good as their final layout, risking obsolescence. utilizing sensible examples and case reports, this e-book files the correlations present among technological know-how and know-how, and elucidates those correlations with useful purposes starting from real-life occasions, from R&D to strength construction. because it is a salient challenge, and a such a lot hard one to our society, energy creation has been selected as an important case learn. The holistic method of technological know-how and expertise through this article complements the facility to carry sensible effects. This ebook is meant for college students and researchers of technology, expertise and mathematical research, whereas additionally supplying a useful reference ebook for execs. Its topic is without doubt one of the so much debated difficulties of mankind.

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6000 Jahre Mathematik: Eine kulturgeschichtliche Zeitreise – by Hans Wußing (auth.)

By Hans Wußing (auth.)

Mit dem Namen Euler wird vielfach der Beginn der modernen Mathematik verkn?pft. Ausgehend von seinem Leben und seiner wissenschaftlichen Arbeit wird im zweiten Teil der mathematisch-kulturhistorischen Zeitreise der Werdegang der heutigen Mathematik schrittweise nachvollzogen und illustriert. Da ein vollst?ndiger ?berblick ?ber die hoch komplexe und fragmentiert Entwicklung der Mathematik im ausgehenden 20. Jahrhundert auf kurzem Raum unm?glich, hat sich der Autor auf wichtige und exemplarische Entwicklungen konzentriert. Abgerundet wird der Band durch einen Ausblick von E. Zeidler ?ber zuk?nftige Forschungsschwerpunkte innerhalb der Mathematik. Ein spannendes Lesevergn?gen f?r Mathematiker und alle an Mathematik und seiner Geschichte als Teil unserer Kultur Interessierten!

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Georg Cantor : his mathematics and philosophy of the by Joseph Warren Dauben

By Joseph Warren Dauben

One of many maximum revolutions in arithmetic happened while Georg Cantor (1845-1918) promulgated his concept of transfinite units. This revolution is the topic of Joseph Dauben's vital studythe such a lot thorough but writtenof the thinker and mathematician who used to be referred to as a "corrupter of teenybopper" for an innovation that's now a necessary element of straightforward college curricula.Set conception has been generally followed in arithmetic and philosophy, however the controversy surrounding it on the flip of the century continues to be of serious curiosity. Cantor's personal religion in his idea used to be in part theological. His spiritual ideals led him to count on paradoxes in any inspiration of the endless, and he continuously retained his trust within the utter veracity of transfinite set thought. Later in his existence, he was once bothered through routine assaults of critical melancholy. Dauben indicates that those performed an essential component in his figuring out and security of set thought

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Cambridge History of Science. Early Modern Science by Katharine Park, Lorraine Daston

By Katharine Park, Lorraine Daston

This quantity is a complete account of information of the flora and fauna in Europe, ca. 1500-1700. also known as the clinical Revolution, this era observed significant adjustments in fields as assorted as anatomy and astronomy, common historical past and arithmetic. Articles through best experts describe in transparent, available prose supplemented through broad bibliographies, how new principles, discoveries, and associations formed the ways that nature got here to be studied, understood, and used.

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The Morals of Measurement: Accuracy, Irony, and Trust in by G. J. N. Gooday

By G. J. N. Gooday

The Morals of dimension is a contribution to the social histories of quantification and of electric expertise in nineteenth-century Britain, Germany, and France. It indicates how the arrival of industrial electric lighting fixtures motivated the industrialisation of electric size from a talented labour-intensive job to a mechanised perform counting on considerably new different types of tools. not easy conventional money owed that target metrological criteria, this publication exhibits as an alternative the centrality of belief while dimension used to be undertaken in an more and more advanced department of labour with synthetic undefined. Case stories show how tough overdue Victorians chanced on it to agree upon which electric practitioners, tools, and metals have been so much reliable and what they can desire to degree with any accuracy. sophisticated ambiguities arose too over what constituted 'measurement' or 'accuracy' and hence over the respective tasks of people and applied sciences in electric perform. working along those issues, the subjects of physique, gender, and authorship characteristic importantly in controversies over the altering identification of the measurer. In analyzing how new teams of electric specialists and shoppers construed the equity of metering for household lights, this paintings charts the early ethical debates over what's now a ubiquitous expertise for quantifying electrical energy. hence readers will achieve clean insights, tinged with irony, on a interval within which dimension used to be taken care of because the definitive technique of discovering the realm.

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