eBook Applied Science, 1st Edition

  • Donald R. Franceschetti
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  • ISBN-10: 1587657880
  • ISBN-13: 9781587657887
  • DDC: 600
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 2144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Applied Science contains over 300 alphabetically arranged articles on a broad range of applied-science fields ranging from long-established engineering fields to cutting-edge fields such as micro- and nanotechnologies, addressing applied sciences in areas as diverse as aerospace, communications, energy, information, medical, military, transportation, forensic, and even food technologies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Editor’s Introduction.
Contributors.
Common Units of Measure.
Complete List of Contents.
1: Acoustics.
2: Aeronautics and Aviation.
3: Agricultural Science.
4: Agroforestry.
5: Agronomy.
6: Air-Quality Monitoring.
7: Air Traffic Control.
8: Algebra.
9: Anesthesiology.
10: Animal Breeding and Husbandry.
11: Anthropology.
12: Antiballistic Missile Defense Systems.
13: Apiology.
14: Applied Mathematics.
15: Applied Physics.
16: Archaeology.
17: Architecture and Architectural Engineering.
18: Areology.
19: Artificial Intelligence.
20: Artificial Organs.
21: Atmospheric Sciences.
22: Audio Engineering.
23: Audiology and Hearing Aids.
24: Automated Processes and Servomechanisms.
25: Avionics and Aircraft Instrumentation.
26: Barometry.
27: Biochemical Engineering.
28: Bioenergy Technologies.
29: Bioengineering.
30: Biofuels and Synthetic Fuels.
31: Bioinformatics.
32: Biomathematics.
33: Biomechanical Engineering.
34: Biomechanics.
35: Bionics and Biomedical Engineering.
36: Biophysics.
37: Bioprocess Engineering.
38: Biosynthetics.
39: Bridge Design and Barodynamics.
40: Calculus.
41: Camera Technologies.
42: Cardiology.
43: Cell and Tissue Engineering.
44: Ceramics.
45: Chaotic Systems.
46: Charge-Coupled Devices.
47: Chemical Engineering.
48: Cinematography.
49: Civil Engineering.
50: Climate Engineering.
51: Climate Modeling.
52: Climatology.
53: Clinical Engineering.
54: Cloning.
55: Coal Gasification.
56: Coal Liquefaction.
57: Coastal Engineering.
58: Coating Technology.
59: Communication.
60: Communications Satellite Technology.
61: Computed Tomography.
62: Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Computer Engineering.
2: Computer Graphics.
3: Computer Languages, Compilers, and Tools.
4: Computer Networks.
5: Computer Science.
6: Cracking.
7: Criminology.
8: Cryogenics.
9: Cryonics.
10: Cryptology and Cryptography.
11: Demography and Demographics.
12: Dentistry.
13: Dermatology and Dermatopathology.
14: Detergents.
15: Diffraction Analysis.
16: Digital Logic.
17: Diode Technology.
18: Distillation.
19: DNA Analysis.
20: DNA Sequencing.
21: Drug Testing.
22: Earthquake Engineering.
23: Earthquake Prediction.
24: Ecological Engineering.
25: Economic Geology.
26: Egg Production.
27: Electrical Engineering.
28: Electrical Measurement.
29: Electric Automobile Technology.
30: Electrochemistry.
31: Electromagnet Technologies.
32: Electrometallurgy.
33: Electronic Commerce.
34: Electronic Materials Production.
35: Electronics and Electronic Engineering.
36: Electron Microscopy.
37: Electron Spectroscopy Analysis.
38: Endocrinology.
39: Energy-Efficient Building.
40: Energy Storage Technologies.
41: Engineering.
42: Engineering Mathematics.
43: Engineering Seismology.
44: Environmental Biotechnology.
45: Environmental Chemistry.
46: Environmental Engineering.
47: Environmental Microbiology.
48: Enzyme Engineering.
49: Epidemiology.
50: Epoxies and Resin Technologies.
51: Ergonomics.
52: Erosion Control.
53: Explosives Technologies.
54: Fiber-Optic Communications.
55: Fiber Technologies.
56: Fisheries Science.
57: Flood-Control Technology.
58: Flow Reactor Systems.
59: Fluid Dynamics.
60: Fluidized Bed Processing.
61: Food Preservation.
62: Food Science.
63: Forensic Science.
64: Forestry.
65: Fossil Fuel Power Plants.
66: Fractal Geometry.
67: Fuel Cell Technologies.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Game Theory.
2: Gasoline Processing and Production.
3: Gastroenterology.
4: Gas Turbine Technology.
5: Gemology and Chrysology.
6: Genetically Modified Food Production.
7: Genetically Modified Organisms.
8: Genetic Engineering.
9: Genomics.
10: Geoinformatics.
11: Geometry.
12: Geriatrics and Gerontology.
13: Glass and Glassmaking.
14: Grammatology.
15: Graphics Technologies.
16: Hazardous-Waste Disposal.
17: Heat-Exchanger Technologies.
18: Heat Pumps.
19: Hematology.
20: Herbology.
21: Histology.
22: Holographic Technology.
23: Horticulture.
24: Human-Computer Interaction.
25: Human Genetic Engineering.
26: Hybrid Vehicle Technologies.
27: Hydraulic Engineering.
28: Hydroelectric Power Plants.
29: Hydrology and Hydrogeology.
30: Hydroponics.
31: Hypnosis.
32: Immunology and Vaccination.
33: Industrial Fermentation.
34: Industrial Pollution Control.
35: Information Technology.
36: Integrated-Circuit Design.
37: International System of Units.
38: Internet and Web Engineering.
39: Ion Propulsion.
40: Jet Engine Technology.
41: Kinesiology.
42: Landscape Architecture and Engineering.
43: Landscape Ecology.
44: Land-Use Management.
45: Laser Interferometry.
46: Laser Technologies.
47: Light-Emitting Diodes.
48: Liquid Crystal Technology.
49: Lithography.
50: Long-Range Artillery.
51: Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
52: Magnetic Storage.
53: Maps and Mapping.
54: Marine Mining.
55: Measurement and Units.
56: Mechanical Engineering.
57: Metabolic Engineering.
58: Metallurgy.
59: Meteorology.
60: Microlithography and Nanolithography.
61: Microscopy.
62: Microwave Technology.
63: Military Sciences and Combat Engineering.
64: Mineralogy.
65: Mirrors and Lenses.
66: Music Technology.
67: Nanotechnology.
68: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
69: Navigation.
70: Nephrology.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Neural Engineering.
2: Neurology.
3: Night Vision Technology.
4: Noise Control.
5: Nuclear Technology.
6: Numerical Analysis.
7: Nursing.
8: Nutrition and Dietetics.
9: Obstetrics and Gynecology.
10: Occupational Health.
11: Ocean and Tidal Energy Technologies.
12: Oceanography.
13: Ophthalmology.
14: Optical Storage.
15: Optics.
16: Optometry.
17: Orthopedics.
18: Osteopathy.
19: Otorhinolaryngology.
20: Paleontology.
21: Paper Engineering.
22: Parallel Computing.
23: Parasitology.
24: Pasteurization and Irradiation.
25: Pathology.
26: Pattern Recognition.
27: Pediatric Medicine and Surgery.
28: Penology.
29: Petroleum Extraction and Processing.
30: Pharmacology.
31: Photography.
32: Photonics.
33: Plane Surveying.
34: Planetology and Astrogeology.
35: Plant Breeding and Propagation.
36: Plastics Engineering.
37: Pneumatics.
38: Polymer Science.
39: Printing.
40: Probability and Statistics.
41: Propulsion Technologies.
42: Prosthetics.
43: Proteomics and Protein Engineering.
44: Psychiatry.
45: Pulmonary Medicine.
46: Pyrotechnics.
47: Quality Control.
48: Radio.
49: Radio Astronomy.
50: Radiology and Medical Imaging.
51: Recycling Technology.
52: Rehabilitation Engineering.
53: Remote Sensing.
54: Reproductive Science and Engineering.
55: Rheumatology.
56: Risk Analysis and Management.
57: Robotics.
58: Sanitary Engineering.
59: Scanning Probe Microscopy.
60: Sewage Engineering.
61: Silviculture.
62: Software Engineering.
63: Soil Science.
64: Solar Energy.
65: Somnology.
66: Sonar Technologies.
67: Spacecraft Engineering.
68: Space Environments for Humans.
69: Space Science.
70: Space Stations.
71: Spectroscopy.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Speech Therapy and Phoniatrics.
2: Sports Engineering.
3: Steam Energy Technology.
4: Steelmaking Technologies.
5: Stem Cell Research and Technology.
6: Structural Composites.
7: Submarine Engineering.
8: Superconductivity and Superconducting Devices.
9: Surface and Interface Science.
10: Surgery.
11: Telecommunications.
12: Telemedicine.
13: Telephone Technology and Networks.
14: Telescopy.
15: Television Technologies.
16: Temperature Measurement.
17: Thermal Pollution Control.
18: Time Measurement.
19: Topology.
20: Toxicology.
21: Transistor Technologies.
22: Transportation Engineering.
23: Tribology.
24: Trigonometry.
25: Typography.
26: Ultrasonic Imaging.
27: Urban Planning and Engineering.
28: Urology.
29: Vehicular Accident Reconstruction.
30: Vertical Takeoff and Landing Aircraft.
31: Veterinary Science.
32: Video Game Design and Programming.
33: Virology.
34: Virtual Reality.
35: Viticulture and Enology.
36: Water-Pollution Control.
37: Water Supply Systems.
38: Weight and Mass Measurement.
39: Wildlife Conservation.
40: Wind Power Technologies.
41: Wireless Technologies and Communication.
42: Xenotransplantation.
43: Zone Refining.
44: Zymology and Zymurgy.
Appendixes.
Biographical Dictionary of Scientists.
Glossary.
Timeline.
General Bibliography.
Category Index.
Subject Index.