eBook Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society: Engineering, Technology, & Medicine, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429837586
  • ISBN-13: 9781429837583
  • DDC: 510.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 150 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Each title in The Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society Singles presents 60-70 articles showing the math behind our daily lives, explaining to students how and why math works, and allowing readers to better understand how disciplines such as algebra, geometry, calculus, and others affect what we do every day. This outstanding reference is appropriate for both high school and undergraduate programs, making the content readily accessible to public library patrons as well.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Contributors.
1: Aircraft Design.
2: Airplanes/Flight.
3: Animation and CGI.
4: Arenas, Sports.
5: Auto Racing.
6: Bicycles.
7: Bridges.
8: Calculators in Society.
9: Calendars.
10: Canals.
11: Carpentry.
12: Castles.
13: Cell Phone Networks.
14: City Planning.
15: Clocks.
16: Coding and Encryption.
17: Communication in Society.
18: Dams.
19: Deep Submergence Vehicles.
20: Digital Book Readers.
21: Digital Cameras.
22: Digital Images.
23: Digital Storage.
24: Electricity.
25: Elevators.
26: Engineering Design.
27: Fax Machines.
28: Fuel Consumption.
29: GPS.
30: Green Design.
31: Helicopters.
32: Highways.
33: HOV Lane Management.
34: Internet.
35: Landscape Design.
36: Levers.
37: Light Bulbs.
38: Mapping Coastlines.
39: Mattresses.
40: Microwave Ovens.
41: Movies, Making of.
42: MP3 Players.
43: Neural Networks.
44: Nielsen Ratings.
45: Optical Illusions.
46: Parallel Processing.
47: Personal Computers.
48: Pulleys.
49: Radio.
50: Robots.
51: Roller Coasters.
52: Search Engines.
53: Segway.
54: Servers.
55: Shipping.
56: Skyscrapers.
57: SMART Board.
58: Smart Cars.
59: Social Networks.
60: Spaceships.
61: Spam Filters.
62: Televisions.
63: Thermostat.
64: Time Signatures.
65: Toilets.
66: Traffic.
67: Trains.
68: Traveling Salesman Problem.
69: Tunnels.
70: Universal Language.
71: Vending Machines.
72: Video Games.
73: Water Distribution.
74: Wheel.
75: Windmills.
76: Wireless Communication.
Resource Guide.
Index.