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MindTap® Engineering, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gilmore's Materials Science and Engineering Properties, SI Edition, 1st Edition

  • Charles Gilmore Emeritus Professor, George Washington University, Washington DC
  • ISBN-10: 1305498410  |  ISBN-13: 9781305498419
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.00
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MindTap™ Engineering for Gilmore's Materials Science and Engineering Properties, SI Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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  • Bring interactivity into learning through the integration of multimedia assets (apps from Cengage Learning and other providers), numerous in-context exercises and supplements, student engagement will increase leading to better student outcomes.
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  • ISBN-10: 1305498437 | ISBN-13: 9781305498433

    List Price = $93.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.75

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MindTap® Engineering, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Gilmore's Materials Science and Engineering Properties  (ISBN-10: 128586297X | ISBN-13: 9781285862972)

MindTap® Engineering for Gilmore's Materials Science and Engineering Properties provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses. Access to this product is valid for 12 months of usage.

List Price = $136.00  | CengageBrain Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $136.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Charles Gilmore

Charles Gilmore holds a BS and MS degree in Engineering Mechanics from Penn State, and a PhD in Engineering Materials from the University of Maryland. He taught undergraduate materials science and engineering courses at the George Washington University for 35 years, has published more than 50 refereed papers on crystallography, X-ray diffraction, X-ray spectroscopy, fracture, fatigue life, fatigue crack growth, creep, corrosion, titanium metallurgy, molecular dynamics simulation of thin film growth, and the growth of thin films of alumina-zirconia ceramics and intermetallic high temperature metals.

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