The Maple O D E Lab Book

Author: Darren Redfern
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1461224020
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Maple ODE Lab Book is intended to provide a thorough introduc tion to using symbolic computation software to model, solve, explore, and visualize ordinary differential equations. It is best used as a supplement to existing texts (see the bibliography for some of our recommended texts). Maple was chosen as our software package because of its ease-of-use, affordability, and popularity at many universities and colleges around the world. The version being used is Maple V Release 4. If you have a previous release of Maple, some of the commands shown in this lab book will work differently (or not at all), but the basic groundwork for solving ODEs hasn't changed. Speak to your system administrator about upgrading to Release 4, or contact: Waterloo Maple Inc. 450 Phillip Street Waterloo, Ontario CANADA N2L 5J2 Phone: (519) 747-2373 FAX: (519) 747-5284 E-mail: [email protected] WWW: http://www.maplesoft.com 1 2 • Chapter 1. Introduction How This Lab Book Is Organized Each subsequent chapter of this lab book contains information and ex amples of how to apply Maple to various elements of ordinary differential equations. It is suggested that you read the chapters with your computer on and Maple V Release 4 running. You can then execute many of the com mands yourself and experiment by changing various parameters and/or initial conditions, observing the corresponding changes in the results.

Framing Blackness

Author: Ed Guerrero
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781439904138
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A challenge to Hollywood's one-dimensional images of African Americans.

In Search of Divine Reality

Author: Lothar Schäfer
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
ISBN: 1610752023
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The message of modern physics is that physical reality has, at its frontiers, all the aspects of a transcendent order. At the foundation of things, elementary particles can exert instantaneous long-distance influences on each other, can be meaningfully said to have mind-like properties, and can exist in states which are, as Heisenberg wrote, “not quite real, but between the idea of a thing and a real thing.” Thus, just as dead atoms form living organisms and stupid molecules form intelligent brains, metaphysical entities form physical reality. This remarkable book clearly explains the concepts of quantum physics in order to show how science and spirituality are not separate.

Aesthetics as Phenomenology

Author: Günter Figal
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253015650
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Connecting aesthetic experience with our experience of nature or with other cultural artifacts, Aesthetics as Phenomenology focuses on what art means for cognition, recognition, and affect—how art changes our everyday disposition or behavior. Günter Figal engages in a penetrating analysis of the moment at which, in our contemplation of a work of art, reaction and thought confront each other. For those trained in the visual arts and for more casual viewers, Figal unmasks art as a decentering experience that opens further possibilities for understanding our lives and our world.

Phenomenological Interpretations of Aristotle

Author: Martin Heidegger
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253339935
Format: PDF
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Important and detailed discussions of phenomenological research, philosophical definition, formal indication, the relationship between philosophy and the sciences, facticity, the surrounding world, questionability, and temporality emerge from this provocative text. As an early articulation of Heidegger's thought, this book is an indispensable resource for scholars and students."--BOOK JACKET.

Kant and the New Philosophy of Religion

Author: Chris L. Firestone
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253218001
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Presents Kant's philosophy of religion at the intersection of phenomenology and religious experience.

The Wild Region in Life History

Author: Laszlo Tengelyi
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810116618
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A critique of--and alternative to--pure narrative approaches to life-history, offered by a distinguished Hungarian philospher

Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management

Author: Nick E. Christians
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119205565
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The classic turfgrass management handbook, updated with new developments in the field Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management is the bestselling guide with expert coverage of basic turfgrass science and all aspects of practical care. Now in its fifth edition, this industry favorite offers the latest information on growth, nutrition, herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides, as well as new chapters discussing shade stress and light requirements and the benefits of turf. Though written at an introductory level, this book provides experienced turf managers with the most current thinking and new developments in wide range of topics, such as fertilization, grass selection, pest management, plant growth regulators, sports turf management practices, soil testing, and water quality. For students and experienced professionals alike, this book provides a thorough and well-rounded reference with everyday utility. Today’s turf managers must have detailed knowledge of agronomy, botany, entomology, horticulture, pathology, and business management. This book brings these diverse fundamentals together into a single volume and will help you to: Master the art and science of turfgrass care, cultivation, and management Learn best practices for mowing, fertilizing, soil health, irrigation, and more Identify, manage, and control insect, disease, and weed pests Examine the professional management of sports turf, golf courses, lawns, and sod Turf management is a $70 billion industry that reaches into sports, tourism, land management, real estate, and more. The care and maintenance of high quality turf requires careful consideration and monitoring of many variables, and both strategic planning and quick action are needed to stay ahead of threats from weather, pests, traffic, and more. Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management provides clear guidance and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the industry, with the latest information all turf managers need to know.

Superconductivity A Very Short Introduction

Author: Stephen Blundell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019954090X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Superconductivity is one of the most exciting areas of research in physics today. Outlining the history of its discovery, and the race to understand its many mysterious phenomena, this Very Short Introduction also explores the deep implications of the theory, and its potential to revolutionize the physics and technology of the future.