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The Human Experiment: Two Years and Twenty Minutes Inside Biosphere 2

Jane Poynter

It's a story that has never been told … until now. Imagine being sealed into a closed environment for two years — cut off from the outside world with only seven other people — enduring never-ending hunger, severely low levels of oxygen... (read more)

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Strain and Dislocation Gradients from Diffraction: Spatially-Resolved Local Structure and Defects

Rozaliya Barabash (edt)

This book highlights emerging diffraction studies of strain and dislocation gradients with mesoscale resolution, which is currently a focus of research at laboratories around the world. While ensemble-average diffraction techniques are mature, grain and... (read more)

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Cathedrals of Science: The Personalities and Rivalries That Made Modern Chemistry

Patrick Coffey

In Cathedrals of Science, Patrick Coffey describes how chemistry got its modern footing-how thirteen brilliant men and one woman struggled with the laws of the universe and with each other. They wanted to discover how the world worked, but they also... (read more)

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Flow-Induced Vibrations: An Engineering Guide

Eduard Naudascher

Despite their variety, the vibration phenomena from many different engineering fields can be classified into a relatively few basic excitation mechanisms. The classification enables engineers to identify all possible sources of excitation in a given... (read more)

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Die Makers Handbook

Jerry L. Arnold

An expert in his field, Jerry Arnold provides invaluable lessons learned from decades of trial and error as a die maker, die designer, and die engineer. Written in an easy-to-read manner and heavily illustrated, Die Makers Handbook is the only book of... (read more)

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