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Cataract Explained from A to Z
This video was created for the contest " anatomy by students, international contest"
Category 5. ENT, ophthalmology, General Practice

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Introduction to The Anatomy of The Heart
Introduction to the anatomy of the heart, with explanation of the pericardium, myocardium, and endocardium.

Psych9B. Psychology Fundamentals. Lecture 1:
UCI Psych 9B: Psych Fundamentals (Fall 2015)
Lec 01. Psych Fundamentals
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Instructor: Mark Steyvers, Ph.D.

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Psych9B. Psychology Fundamentals. Lecture 2:
UCI Psych 9B: Psych Fundamentals (Fall 2015)
Lec 02. Psych Fundamentals
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Ketogenesis, Diabetes, and Starvation
MIT 5.07SC Biological Chemistry, Fall 2013
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Instructor: John Essigmann

In this video, Professor Essigmann explores ketone bodies – what they are, how they are made, and how they are used in…

Diabetes in Pregnancy
Visit us ( for health and medicine content or ( for MCAT related content. These videos do not provide medical advice and are for informational…

Functions and Relations
Part of the NCSSM Online AP Calculus Collection: This video deals with transformations of functions including parent functions and the library of functions and relations.

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Architectural Origami
MIT 6.849 Geometric Folding Algorithms: Linkages, Origami, Polyhedra, Fall 2012
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Input by : Dian Islamiati
Instructor: Erik Demaine

This class begins with a folding exercise and…

What is DNA
DNA (deoxyribose nucleic acid) is extremely important. All living things have DNA, or in the case of some viruses they have RNA instead.

In eukaryotes, it is found within the nucleus and is arranged into chromosomes.

DNA determines the…

The Forces on an Aeroplane
The video is a contextualized and translated version (suitable for Indian audiences) of the original MITK12 video (linked below). The original license allows the use of this video under CC-BY-NC-SA domain of creative commons community.


Density of Different States
In this video we are going to look at what density is, how it is measured and the differences in density between the different states of matter. Informally, density is a measure of how ‘packed’ a material is with mass. Density is defined as the mass…

How Not to Die from Heart Disease
Lifestyle approaches aren’t just safer and cheaper. They can work better, because you’re treating the actual cause of the disease.

Input by Sofia Nelly

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Plate Tectonics
Summary – the theory of plate tectonics had enabled us to explain the origin of earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building and has told us the fascinating history of the earth. To find out the evidence for all this watch “Wegener and the proof of…

Hypotension is low blood pressure, especially in the arteries of the systemic circulation. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps out blood. Hypotension is generally considered if systolic…

Pure Mathematics

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Identifying Minerals
An overview of the tests that can help you to identify a mineral sample

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Metamorphosis is a biological process by which an animal physically develops after birth or hatching, involving a conspicuous and relatively abrupt change in the animal's body structure through cell growth and differentiation. Some insects, fishes,…

A gamete (from Ancient Greek ??µ??? gamete from gamein "to marry") is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization (conception) in organisms that sexually reproduce. In species that produce two morphologically distinct types of gametes,…

Exact Trig Values - Hand Trick
There are some key angles that have exact values in trigonometry. The ones we need to know are 0, 30, 45, 60 and 90.

In this video we will discover one method of remember what these values are - by counting fingers on our hand!

In the first…

In biology, a spore is a unit of asexual reproduction that may be adapted for dispersal and for survival, often for extended periods of time, in unfavorable conditions. By contrast, gametes are units of sexual reproduction. Spores form part of the…

Radiation Rays: Alpha, Beta and Gamma
Simulations provided free under a Department of Labor grant awarded Eastern Iowa Community Colleges. To learn more visit

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Chemistry Adventure
How do simple things like yeast, soap, and hydrogen peroxide come together to create a foam-splosion reaction? Tweak the ingredients to find out in this choose-your-own-adventure video series!
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DNA Replication
In molecular biology, DNA replication is the biological process of producing two identical replicas of DNA from one original DNA molecule. This process occurs in all living organisms and is the basis for biological inheritance. DNA is made up of a…

12 All Natural Toothache
In the past, before modern dentistry, people use to treat a tooth pain naturally because they had no other option.
Nowadays, modern medicine has its own solutions, but there still several natural toothache remedies that people use just to avoid the…

The Meaning of Clinical Death
Clinical death is the medical term for cessation of blood circulation and breathing, the two necessary criteria to sustain human and many other organisms' lives. It occurs when the heart stops beating in a regular rhythm, a condition called cardiac…

Atomic Physics
Atomic physics is the field of physics that studies atoms as an isolated system of electrons and an atomic nucleus. It is primarily concerned with the arrangement of electrons around the nucleus and the processes by which these arrangements change.…

The Normal Electrocardiogram
A lecture on electrocardiograms by Dr. Kim Eagle, M.D. This lecture was taught as a part of the University of Michigan Medical School's M2 - Cardiovascular Sequence.

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Chronic Coronary Artery Disease
A lecture on chronic coronary artery disease by Dr. Kim Eagle, M.D. This lecture was taught as a part of the University of Michigan Medical School's M2 - Cardiovascular Sequence

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Acute Coronary Syndromes
A lecture on acute coronary syndromes by Dr. Kim Eagle, M.D. This lecture was taught as a part of the University of Michigan Medical School's M2 - Cardiovascular Sequence

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The Evaluation of Chest Pain
A lecture on evaluating a patient with chest pain by Dr. Kim Eagle, M.D. This lecture was taught as a part of the University of Michigan Medical School's M2 - Cardiovascular Sequence

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Removal of Carious Lesion
Includes a display of instruments necessary for caries removal, a discussion of the steps and criteria involved and demonstration of a complete removal of a carious lesion. Orig. air date: JAN 8 74

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Local Anesthetic Injection Techniques
Demonstrates on the skull and on a patient, various injection techniques. It also describes the basic dental chair position for injections. Orig. air date: NOV 8 74

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Scaling and Root Planing: Part II Mandibular Teeth
Procedures for scaling and root planing the mandibular teeth.

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Interproximal Radiography
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Geotechnical Engineering
After viewing previous lectures on seismicity you have basic understanding of earthquakes. Let’s have a further look at what this means for buildings and its foundations. This introduction lecture on geotechnical engineering by Carlos Merino…

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Care

This sequence provides a comprehensive introduction to diseases of the cardiovascular system, how they present, how they are diagnosed, how they are prevented, and how they are treated. Students learn to identify the integral links between anatomy,…

Physiology/ Pathophysiology of Coronary Blood Flow

Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Flow Reserve
Determinants of Coronary Blood Flow
Neural (autonomic) Mechanisms
Endothelial Factors (Mechanisms)

Present Perfect Tense
ESL students learn to use Present Perfect Tense in this great video. is the world's largest collection of ESL learning resources including, games, videos, lessons, worksheets and quizzes. Visit us today at

Contemporary Calculus

How to Succeed in Beginning Calculus
Calculus is the mathematics of CHANGE and almost everything in our world is changing.
Calculus is among the most important and useful developments of human thought, and, even though it is over 300 years old, it…

Linear Algebra

This book helps students to master the material of a standard US undergraduate first course in Linear Algebra.
The material is standard in that the subjects covered are Gaussian reduction, vector spaces, linear maps, determinants, and eigenvalues…

Foundations in Statistical Reasoning

Foundations in Statistical Reasoning.pdf
This book starts by presenting an overview of the statistical thought process. By the end of chapter 2, students are already familiar with concepts such as hypotheses, level of significance, p-values, errors. Normally these topics are not introduced…


Introduction to Sociology - The Sociological Imagination - Part 1
The Sociological Imagination: Who We Are and How We Got Here - Part 1--This course provides a sampling of problems and methods used by sociologists, with
concrete examples from everyday life, history, and contemporary events.

Malariology: Biology of the Parasite

Malaria parasites are highly species
specific. No animal reservoir for human
malaria parasites.Malaria: Plasmodium Species of
Human Disease

Introduction to Economic Analysis

Introduction to Economic Analysis.pdf
This book presents standard intermediate microeconomics material and some material that, in the authors' view, ought to be standard but is not. Introductory economics material is integrated. Standard mathematical tools, including calculus, are used…


Foundations of Computation

Foundations of Computation is a free textbook for a one-semester course in theoretical computer science. It has been used for several years in a course at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Bone Marrow Pathology

In this book we have set out to provide a practical guide to bone marrow diagnosis, based on an integrated assessment of peripheral blood and bone marrow aspirate films, trephine biopsy sections and various supplementary investigations. We believe…

Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World

Sociology  Understanding and Changing the Social World.pdf
The book includes the most recent data in the following categories, so your students have access to the latest sociological trends: crime and victimization, income and poverty, life expectancy and aging, employment, marriage and divorce, education,…


Introduction to Mathematical Analysis I

Introduction to Mathematical Analysis I - Second Edition.pdf
The lecture notes contain topics of real analysis usually covered in a 10-week course: the completeness axiom, sequences and convergence, continuity, and differentiation. The lecture notes also contain many well-selected exercises of various levels.…

A First Course in Linear Algebra

In this book, there are five chapters: Systems of Linear Equations, Vector Spaces, Homogeneous Systems, Characteristic Equation of Matrix, and Matrix Dot Product. It has also exercises at the end of each chapter above to let students practice…

A Friendly Introduction to Differential Equations

n this book, there are five chapters: The Laplace Transform, Systems of Homogeneous Linear Differential Equations (HLDE), Methods of First and Higher Orders Differential Equations, Extended Methods of First and Higher Orders Differential Equations,…

Calculus Early Transcendental: an Open Text

Calculus: Early Transcendentals, originally by D. Guichard, has been redesigned by the Lyryx editorial team. Substantial portions of the content, examples, and diagrams have been redeveloped, with additional contributions provided by experienced and…


Nietzsche on Power, Knowledge and Morality
Foundations of Modern Social Thought (SOCY 151)

Today we take a bridge into the twentieth century, constructed by Nietzsche, Freud, and Weber's critical theory. Each author is different in important ways, but they also agree on two crucial…

Arithmetic for College Students

Arithmetic for College Students.pdf
This book is a course on arithmetic designed for college students. It covers whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement, and integers. Geometry and statistics are integrated throughout the text rather than…

Basic Arithmetic Student Workbook

Basic Arithmetic Workbook.pdf
This workbook was created through the efforts of three instructors at Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale, Arizona, has been used by thousands of students, and is continually improved. This workbook contains have lessons that were carefully…


A pre-algebra text, written by Angela Milano from American River College. For each section the text includes a student activity, narrative text with examples, and exercises.
License: Creative Commons Attribution Sharealike Noncommercial. This…


A clear, methodical approach to topics in prealgebra, with good explanations of concepts. This book includes plenty of examples and then exercises. Equation solving is started earlier and used throughout.

Geometric topics (e.g., area and…

Beginning and Intermediate Algebra

Beginning and Intermediate Algebra.pdf
Beginning and Intermediate Algebra was designed to reduce textbook costs to students while not reducing the quality of materials. This text includes many detailed examples for each section along with several problems for students to practice and…

Introductory Algebra Student Workbook

Introductory Algebra Student Workbook.pdf
This workbook was created through the efforts of instructors at Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale, Arizona, has been used by thousands of students, and is continually improved. This workbook contains have lessons that were carefully and…

Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering

Riley  Hobson and Bence - Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering.pdf
The third edition of this highly acclaimed undergraduate textbook is suitable for teaching all the mathematics ever likely to be needed for an undergraduate course in any of the physical sciences. As well as lucid descriptions of all the topics…

Linear Algebra

Linear Algebra.pdf
The material is standard in that the subjects covered are Gaussian reduction, vector spaces, linear maps, determinants, and eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Another standard is book�s audience: sophomores or juniors, usually with a background of at…

Introductory Chemistry - 1st Canadian Edition

The goal of this textbook is not to make you an expert. True expertise in any field is a years-long endeavor. Here I will survey some of the basic topics of chemistry. This survey should give you enough knowledge to appreciate the impact of chemistry…

OpenIntro Statistics

OpenIntro Statistics.pdf
The OpenIntro project was founded in 2009 to improve the quality and availability of education by producing exceptional books and teaching tools that are free to use and easy to modify. The inaugural effort is OpenIntro Statistics. Probability is…

Elementary Algebra

Elementary Algebra.pdf
This is the Elementary Algebra textbook used by the Department of Mathematics in their Elementary Algebra course at College of the Redwoods, Eureka, California.
License: Creative Commons Attribution Sharealike Noncommercial. This license is very…

Active Calculus 1.0

Active Calculus 1.0.pdf
Active Calculus is different from most existing calculus texts in at least the following ways: the text is free for download by students and instructors in .pdf format; in the electronic format, graphics are in full color and there are live html…

Precalculus: An Investigation of Functions (Includes Trig) 1st Ed

Precalculus 1.pdf
The first portion of the book is an investigation of functions, exploring the graphical behavior of, interpretation of, and solutions to problems involving linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. An emphasis is placed on…

Precalculus: An Investigation of Functions (Includes Trig) 2nd Ed

The first portion of the book is an investigation of functions, exploring the graphical behavior of, interpretation of, and solutions to problems involving linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. An emphasis is placed on…

Concepts of Biology-1st Canadian Edition

In this survey text, directed at those not majoring in biology, we dispel the assumption that a little learning is a dangerous thing. We hope that by skimming the surface of a very deep subject, biology, we may inspire you to drink more deeply and…

Active Calculus 2.0

Active Calculus 2.0.pdf
Active Calculus is different from most existing calculus texts in at least the following ways: the text is freely readable online in HTML format and is also available for in PDF; in the electronic format, graphics are in full color and there are live…

Lecture Notes on Thermodynamics

These are lecture notes for AME 20231, Thermodynamics, a sophomore-level undergraduate course taught in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. The objective of the course is to survey practical and…

Clinical Biochemistry

The pre-analytical phase is defined as the period from the physician’s indication of the test up to the laboratory
analysis of the biological material. In other words, this phase involves an individual’s preparation for collection of the biological…

Hemoglobinopathies Part 1
A lecture on Hemoglobinopathies by Dr. David Ginsburg, M.D. This lecture was taught as a part of the University of Michigan Medical School's M1 - Patients and Populations Sequence. View the course…

Hemoglobinopathies Part 2
A lecture on Hemoglobinopathies by Dr. David Ginsburg, M.D. This lecture was taught as a part of the University of Michigan Medical School's M1 - Patients and Populations Sequence. View the course…

Surgical Excision of a Multi-Lobular, Recurrent, Bartholin Duct Cyst
Warning: Viewer discretion is advised, this medical content is graphic and may not be suitable for all viewers. This surgical video describes the etiology, diagnosis, and management of uncomplicated Bartholin duct cysts. The video provides specific…

Circulatory Derangements I
A lecture on Circulatory Derangements by Dr. Gerald Abrams, M.D. This lecture was taught as a part of the University of Michigan Medical School's M1 - Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sequence.

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Circulatory Derangements II
A lecture on Circulatory Derangements by Dr. Gerald Abrams, M.D. This lecture was taught as a part of the University of Michigan Medical School's M1 - Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sequence.

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Principles of Social Psychology - 1st International Edition

Principles of Social Psychology-1st International Edition was adapted by Rajiv Jhangiani and Hammond Tarry from Charles Stagnor’s textbook Principles of Social Psychology. For information about what was changed in this adaptation, refer to the…

Intermediate Algebra

mathematic foccus on algebra

All About Cells

Life. Every single living thing has something in common—do you know what that is? The clue is in the title! In this learning package you will learn all about cells—the parts and the functions of those parts. By learning about the basic building…

Introduction to Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of mind (mental processes) and behavior. The word “psychology” comes from the Greek words “psyche,” meaning life, and “logos,” meaning explanation. Because we are frequently exposed to the work of psychologists in…


1. Microbiology.pdf
This Microbiology textbook, adapted from the Boundless version, is intended to provide health care professionals with a working knowledge of infectious disease. Much of the book is devoted to the structure/function relationships in pathogenic…

Algorithms and Data Structures

2. algorithms and data structures.pdf
This is a textbook for first year Computer Science. Algorithms and Data Structures With Applications to Graphics and Geometry.

Open Data Structures

3. Open Data Structures.pdf
There are plenty of books that teach introductory data structures. Some of them are very good. Most of them cost money, and the vast majority of computer science undergraduate students will shell out at least some cash on a data structures book.

Information Systems

4. Information Systems.pdf
Students need to understand systems and the systems concept, and they need to understand the role of ICT in enabling systems. Students will learn the characteristics of good systems (e.g., intuitive, likable, error-resistant, fast, flexible, and the…

Database Design - 2nd Edition

5. Database Design - 2nd Edition.pdf
Database Design - 2nd Edition covers database systems and database design concepts. New to this edition are SQL info, additional examples, key terms and review exercises at the end of each chapter.

Teaching in a Digital Age

6. Teaching in a Digital Age.pdf
The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone,and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while…

Organic Chemistry With a Biological Emphasis: Volumes I

8. Organic Chemistry With a Biological Emphasis Volumes I.pdf
Open-access organic chemistry textbook (volumes I and II) in which the main focus is on relevance to biology and medicine. This is a PDF version of a wiki project called Chemwiki at the University of California, Davis. There are also supplementary…

Organic Chemistry With a Biological Emphasis: Volumes II

9. Organic Chemistry With a Biological Emphasis Volumes II.pdf
A free, open-access organic chemistry textbook (volumes I and II) in which the main focus is on relevance to biology and medicine. This is a PDF version of a wiki project called Chemwiki at the University of California, Davis. There are also…

Chemistry: Atoms First

7. Chemistry - Atoms First.pdf
Chemistry - Atoms First is a peer-reviewed, openly licensed introductory textbook produced through a collaborative publishing partnership between OpenStax and the University of Connecticut and UConn Student Government Association. This title is an…

Concept Development Studies in Chemistry

10. concept-development-studies-in-chemistry-5.6.pdf
Concept Development Studies in Chemistry is an on-line textbook for an Introductory General Chemistry course. Each module develops a central concept in Chemistry from experimental observations and inductive reasoning. This approach complements an…

Environmental Biology

12. Environmental-Biology.pdf
Environmental Biology enables students to develop a nuanced understanding of today’s most pressing environmental issues. This text helps students grasp the scientific foundation of these issues so that they can better understand the world around them…

AP Environmental Science

15. AP Environmental Science.pdf
The earth's biogeochemical systems involve complex, dynamic processes that depend upon many factors. The three main factors upon which life on the earth depends.

Analytical Chemistry 2.0

Analytical chemistry is more than a collection of analytical methods and an understanding of equilibrium chemistry; it is an approach to solving chemical problems. Although equilibrium chemistry and analytical methods are important, their coverage…


Microbiology is designed to cover the scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester Microbiology course for non-majors. The book presents the core concepts of microbiology with a focus on applications of microbiology in healthcare…

Anatomy & Physiology

Welcome to Human Anatomy and Physiology, an OpenStax College resource. We created this textbook with several goals
in mind: accessibility, customization, and student engagement—helping students reach high levels of academic scholarship.

Introductory Statistics

ntroductory Statistics is designed for the one-semester, introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. This text assumes students have been exposed to intermediate algebra, and it…

For All X; The Lorain County Remix

This book was created by combining two previous books on logic and critical thinking, both made available under a Creative Commons license, and then adding some material so that the coverage matched that of commonly used logic textbooks.


Elementary Diferrential Equantions

Elementary Differential Equations by William F. Trench Andrew G. Cowles Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA,Previously published by Brooks/Cole Thomson Learning, 2000. This book has…

Endocrine System and Influence on Behavior - Part 1
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The Ovarian Cycle
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Support Vector Machines
Support Vector Machines - One of the most successful learning algorithms; getting a complex model at the price of a simple one. Lecture 14 of 18 of Caltech's Machine Learning Course - CS 156 by Professor Yaser Abu-Mostafa. View course materials in…

How to Remove Surgical Staples :)

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Thank you so much for watching this channel :)
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G Protein Coupled Receptors Nervous system physiology
Video ini menjelaskan tentang G-protein coupled receptor (reseptor G-protein bergandengan) yang juga biasa dikenal dengan GPCRs.

G-protein coupled receptors hanya bisa ditemukan pada eukariot dan GPCRs adalah kelas yang terbesar dari semua reseptor…

Pain Temperature
Pain Temperature

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UKM Literasi Unsyiah

Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies

Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies overviews the time-tested conceptual foundations of the field, while incorporating the latest research and cutting-edge applications of these basics. Each chapter will include…

A Guide to Technical Communications: Strategies & Applications

Welcome to the textbook for Engineering Technical Communications courses at The Ohio State University. Our aim in writing this textbook was to create a resource specifically focused on and applicable to the kinds of communication skills most…

Business Communication for Success

Business Communication for Success is adapted from a work produced by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution. This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing…

Exploring Public Speaking: 2nd Revision

Exploring Public Speaking_ 2nd Revision.pdf
This 2nd revision includes a new look and font, new graphics, and an appendix on first year issues. The table of contents is hyperlinked, and all graphics are tagged.

In fifteen chapters the authors have attempted to address all the major…

Information Strategies for Communicators

Written by two nationally recognized experts in information strategy, this book leads students step-by-step through the information search and evaluation process for news and strategic communication message production. The book includes a conceptual…

Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This is the first edition of a modular open textbook designed for entrepreneurial journalism, media innovation, and related courses. This book has been undergoing student and faculty testing and open review in fall 2017. Feedback has been implemented…

Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication

Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication is adapted from a work produced by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution. This adapted edition is produced by the University of…

Project Management

This book covers the basics of project management. This includes the process of initiation, planning, execution, control and close out that all projects share.

Graphic Design and Print Production Fundamentals

This textbook is written by a group of select experts with a focus on different aspects of the design process, from creation to production.Traditionally referred to as graphic design, communication design is the process by which messages and images…

Accounting and Financial Information

Accounting is often called “the language of business” because it communicates so much of the information that owners, managers, and investors need to evaluate a company’s financial performance. These people are stakeholders in the business—they’re…

Principles of Macroeconomics

Welcome to Principles of Macroeconomics, an OpenStax College resource. This textbook has been created with
several goals in mind: accessibility, customization, and student engagement—all while encouraging students toward high levels of academic…

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Accounng involves a process of collecng, recording, and reporng a business’s economic acvies to users. It is oen called the language of business because it uses a unique vocabulary to communicate informaon to decision makers. To understand accounng,…

Introduction to Management Information Systems

All individuals, companies and, in general, all organisations are continuously capturing data, many of which are of no significance to them at all. However, other data are available that would afford them a better understanding of their own…

Basic Microeconomics

Archeological and written records of human existence suggest that obtaining the material means to satisfy wants has been a perpetual problem. Food and shelter are requirements of human life. Other goods satisfy a range
of human desires and…

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering I

The text focuses on the creation, manipulation, transmission, and reception of information by electronic means. Contents: 1) Introduction. 2) Signals and Systems. 3) Analog Signal Processing. 4) Frequency Domain. 5) Digital Signal Processing. 6)…

Introduction to Programming Languages

Introduction to Programming Languages is designed to formalize and consolidate the knowledge of programming languages gained in the introductory courses a computer science curriculum and to provide a base for further studies in the semantics and…

Database Design

This book presents the concepts used in database systems, focusing on design process.

Introduction to Physical Electronics

An introduction to solid state device including field effect and bipolar transistors. Properties of transmission lines and propagating E&M waves.

Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to Sociology was written by teams of sociology professors and writers and peer-reviewed by college instructors nationwide. The textbook was developed for OpenStax College as part of its Open Educational Resources initiative. This free…

Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective,
Financial Accounting (Chapters 1 – 8)

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Preface from the eight edition:
Philosophy and purpose
Imagine that you have graduated from college without taking an accounting course. You are
employed by a company as a sales person, and you eventually become the sales manager of a…

Information Systems for Business and Beyond

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If you are reading this, you are most likely taking a course in information systems, but do you even know
what the course is going to cover? When you tell your friends or your family that you are taking a course
in information systems, can you…

Accounting Principles: Managerial Accounting

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Process: Cost systems
Learning objectives
After studying this chapter, you should be able to:
• Describe the types of operations that require a process cost system.
• Distinguish between process and job costing systems.
• Discuss the concept…

Research Methods in Psychology

Research Methods in Psychology.pdf
Research Methods in Psychology is adapted from a work produced by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution. This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through…

Principles of Management

Principles of Management is adapted from a work produced by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution. This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through the…

World Development Indicators 2003

'World Development Indictors 2003' contains reliable quantitative data which is essential for understanding economic and social development because it provides evidence--evidence to set policies, monitor progress, and evaluate results. 'World…

Nature of Geographic Information

The purpose of this text is to promote understanding of the Geographic Information Science and Technology enterprise (GIS&T, also known as "geospatial").

Principles of Marketing

Principles of Marketing teaches the experience and process of actually doing marketing—not just the vocabulary. It carries five dominant themes throughout in order to expose students to marketing in today’s environment: Service dominant logic,…

Agroecology : What it is and what it has to offer

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Agroecological farming is coming of age. Once the exclusive domain of food sovereignty and ecology movements, it has begun to be promoted enthusiastically in both developed and developing countries by non-government organisations, international…

Transforming Earthquake Detection and Science Through Citizen Seismology

CitizenSeismology_FINAL-1 blm upoad.pdf
Both the public and emergency response teams must quickly mobilize mafter an earthquake in order to save lives and money. Traditionally, many national agencies have relied on a system of sophisticated sensors to detect an earthquake and to determine…

Introducing Marketing

Core Concepts of Marketing.pdf
Through good economic times and bad, marketing remains the pivotal function in any business. Determining and satisfying the needs of customers through products that have value and accessibility and whose features are clearly communicated is the…

A Brief Introduction to Engineering Computation with MATLAB

A Brief Introduction to Engineering Computation with MATLAB is specifically designed for students with no programming experience. However, students are expected to be proficient in First Year Mathematics and Sciences and access to good reference…

Physical Geology

Physical Geology is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology…

Mastering Strategic Management

Mastering Strategic Management.pdf
Mastering Strategic Management by Dave Ketchen and Jeremy Short is designed to enhance student engagement in three innovative ways. The first is through visual adaptations of the key content in the book. It is well documented that many of today’s…

Principles of Economics

Principles of Economics-OpenStax.pdf
Principles of Economics 2e (2nd edition) covers the scope and sequence of requirements for a two-semester introductory economics course. The authors take a balanced approach to micro-and macroeconomics, to both Keynesian and classical views, and to…


Graph Theory

Graph Theory.pdf
This is a set of lecture notes for Math 485–Penn State’s undergraduate Graph Theory course. Readers should have taken a course in combinatorial proof and ideally matrix algebra.

Fundamentals of Business

Fundamentals of Business (complete).pdf
An introductory textbook in business that covers a variety of topics: The Foundations of Business, Economics and Business, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Business in a Global Environment, Forms of Business Ownership, Entrepreneurship: Starting a…

The Effects of Environmental Policies on Sustainability: Theory and Methods

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Up to date review of theory and experience of agricultural input subsidies in low income countries, with new theoretical and empirical insights
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Building Green: Environmental Architects and the Struggle for Sustainability in Mumbai

Building Green Enviromental Architects and The Struggle for Sustainability in Mumbai.pdf
Building Green explores the experience of environmental architects in Mumbai, one of the world’s most populous and population-dense urban areas and a city iconic for its massive informal settlements, extreme wealth asymmetries, and ecological…

Calculus For the Life Sciences: A Modeling Approach Volume I

Calculus for The Life Sciences A Modeling Approach Volume I.pdf
In our text, mathematical modeling and difference and differential equations lead, closely follow, and extend the elements of calculus. Chapter one introduces mathematical modeling in which students write descriptions of some observed processes and…

Calculus for The Life Sciences A Modeling Approach Volume II

Calculus for The Life Sciences A Modeling Approach Volume II.pdf
In our text, mathematical modeling and difference and differential equations lead, closely follow, and extend the elements of calculus. Chapter one introduces mathematical modeling in which students write descriptions of some observed processes and…

Care in Healthcare: Reflections on Theory and Practice

Care in Healthcare.pdf
This book examines the concept of care and care practices in healthcare from the interdisciplinary perspectives of continental philosophy, care ethics, the social sciences, and anthropology. Areas addressed include dementia care, midwifery, diabetes…


Chemistry is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the two-semester general chemistry course. The textbook provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of chemistry and understand how those concepts…


Climate Smart Agriculture: Building Resilience to Climate Change

Climate Smart Agriculture.pdf
The book uses an economic lens to identify the main features of climate-smart agriculture (CSA), its likely impact, and the challenges associated with its implementation. Drawing upon theory and concepts from agricultural development, institutional,…

Coastal Lagoons in Europe: Integrated Water Resource Strategies

Coastal Lagoons in Europe.pdf
Lagoons represent nearly 13% of the shoreline globally and around 5% in Europe. Coastal lagoons are shallow water bodies separated from the ocean by a barrier (e.g., narrow spit), connected at least intermittently to the ocean by one or more…


Combinatorics is a subfield of "discrete mathematics," so we should begin by asking what discrete mathematics means. The differences are to some extent a matter of opinion, and various mathematicians might classify specific topics…

Contemporary Issues in Human Rights Law

Contemporary Issues in Human Rights Law.pdf
This book analyzes issues in human rights law from a variety of perspectives by eminent European and Asian professors of constitutional law, international public law, and European Union law.

As a result, their contributions collected here…

Criminal Law

Criminal Law.pdf
Criminal Law begins with the foundations of law and the legal system and then extensively explores criminal laws and defenses using general state principles, federal law, the Constitution, and the Model Penal Code as guidelines.
Although it is…

Diseases of Children in the Subtropics and Tropics

Diseases of Children in the Subtropics and Tropics.pdf
Paediatrics is often thought of as following two main routes. One is that of ultra-technology and ever-narrower specialization. The other is recognition of child health in a community context, related to family circumstances (especially the health…

Diversity and Evolution of Butterfly Wing Patterns

Diversity and Evolution of Butterfly Wing Patterns.pdf
This book facilitates an integrative understanding of the development, genetics and evolution of butterfly wing patterns. To develop a deep and realistic understanding of the diversity and evolution of butterfly wing patterns, it is essential and…

Earth Observation Open Science and Innovation

Earth Observation Open Science and Innovation.pdf
Over the past decades, rapid developments in digital and sensing technologies, such as the Cloud, Web and Internet of Things, have dramatically changed the way we live and work. The digital transformation is revolutionizing our ability to…

Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Nuclear Risks

Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Nuclear Risks.pdf
This book covers seismic probabilistic risk assessment (S-PRA) and related studies which have become more important to increase the safety of nuclear facilities against earthquakes and tsunamis in the face of the many uncertainties after the…

Electromagnetic Fields and Energy

Electromagnetic Fields and Energy.pdf
Published in 1989 by Prentice-Hall, this book is a useful resource for educators and self-learners alike. The text is aimed at those who have seen Maxwell's equations in integral and differential form and who have been exposed to some integral…

Electromagnetics Volume I

Electromagnetic Fields and Energy.pdf
Published in 1989 by Prentice-Hall, this book is a useful resource for educators and self-learners alike. The text is aimed at those who have seen Maxwell's equations in integral and differential form and who have been exposed to some integral…

Electromechanical Dynamics

Electromechanical Dynamics.pdf
First published in 1968 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Electromechanical Dynamics discusses the interaction of electromagnetic fields with media in motion. The subject combines classical mechanics and electromagnetic theory and provides opportunities…

Elements of Robotics

Elements of Robotics.pdf
This book bridges the gap between playing with robots in school and studying robotics at the upper undergraduate and graduate levels to prepare for careers in industry and research. Robotic algorithms are presented formally, but using only…

eMarketing the Essential Guide to Online Marketing

eMarketing The Essential Guide to Online Marketing.pdf
This book may have my name on the cover, but in comparison to the enormous number of contributors my role has been minimal to say the least. I am largely the project champion. From the smart contributors in our early Quirk days and now the very…

Energy Poverty

Energy Poverty.pdf
This book is the direct result of nearly five years of work on the Energy Vulnerability and Urban Transitions in Europe project (, generously
supported by a Starting Grant from the European Research Council—under the European…

Entrepreneurial Cognition

Entrepreneurial Cognition.pdf
The topic of entrepreneurial cognition has fascinated us and motivated our research
over the last two decades. Although this research has resulted in publications in the top entrepreneurship, strategy, management, and psychology journals,

Essential of Geographic Information Systems

Essential of Geographic Information Systems.pdf

Essentials of Geographic Information Systems integrates key concepts behind the technology with practical concerns and real-world applications. Recognizing that many potential GIS users are nonspecialists or may only need a few maps, this book is…

Ethics and Civil Drones

Ethics and Civil Drones.pdf
This open access book disseminates some of the results of the European H2020 AiRT Project (Technology transfer of RPAs for the creative industry). In particular, it presents findings related to mitigating safety and security concerns when civil…

Ethics in Law Enforcement

Ethics in Law Enforcement.pdf
In this book, you will examine the moral and ethical issues that exist within law enforcement. This book will also familiarize you with the basic history, principles, and theories of ethics. These concepts will then be applied to the major components…

Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development

Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development.pdf
This authoritative book presents the ever progressing state of the art in evaluating climate change strategies and action. It builds upon a selection of relevant and practical papers and presentations given at the 2nd International Conference on…

Faecal Sludge Management Systems Approach for Implementation and Operation

Faecal Sludge Management.pdf
Over a billion people in urban and peri-urban areas of Africa, Asia, and Latin America are served by onsite sanitation technologies. Until now, the management of faecal sludge resulting from these onsite technologies has been grossly neglected.…

Field Trials of Health Interventions: A Toolbox

Field Trials of Health Interventions A Toolbox.pdf

Before new interventions are released into disease control programmes, it is essential that they are carefully evaluated in `field trials'. These may be complex and expensive undertakings, requiring the follow-up of hundreds, or…

Finance, Banking, and Money

Finance, Banking and Money.pdf
The financial crisis of 2007-8 has already revolutionized institutions, markets, and regulation. Wright's Money and Banking V 2.0 captures those revolutionary changes and packages them in a way that engages undergraduates enrolled in Money and…

Financial Strategy for Public Managers

Finance, Banking and Money.pdf
Financial Strategy for Public Managers is a new generation textbook for financial management in the public sector. It offers a thorough, applied, and concise introduction to the essential financial concepts and analytical tools that today’s effective…

Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability.pdf
Food price volatility is one of the major challenges facing current and future global food systems. Since 2006, global food prices have fluctuated greatly around an increasing trend and price spikes were observed for key food commodities such as…

Forest Measurements: an Applied Approach

Forest Measurements an Apllied Approach.pdf
This is a forest measurements textbook written for field technicians. Silvicultural applications and illustrations are provided to demonstrate the relevance of the measurements. Special “technique tips” for each skill are intended to help increase…


Foundations of Quantum Theory: From Classical Concepts to Operator Algebras

Foundations of Quantum Theory.pdf
The international monograph series “Fundamental Theories of Physics” aims to
stretch the boundaries of mainstream physics by clarifying and developing the
theoretical and conceptual framework of physics and by applying it to a wide range

Freshwater Microplastics

Freshwater Microplastics.pdf
This volume focuses on microscopic plastic debris, also referred to as microplastics, which have been detected in aquatic environments around the globe and have accordingly raised serious concerns. The book explores whether microplastics represent…

Fundamentals of Infrastructure Management

Fundamentals of Infrastructure Management.pdf
The authors believe this free of charge book, Fundamentals of Infrastructure Management, will expand the impact of the material and help improve the practice of infrastructure management. By ‘free of charge,’ we mean that the material can be freely…

Health Case Studies

Health Case Studies.pdf
Health Case Studies is composed of eight separate health case studies. Each case study includes the patient narrative or story that models the best practice (at the time of publishing) in healthcare settings. Associated with each case is a set of…

How to Think Like a Computer Scientist

How to Think Like a Computer Scientist.pdf
"How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with Python" is an introduction to computer science using the Python programming language. It covers the basics of computer programming, including variables and values, functions, conditionals and…

Immersion Into Noise

Immersion Into Noise.pdf
The noise factor is the ratio of signal to noise of an input signal to that of the output signal. Noise can block or interfere with the meaning of a message in both human and electronic communication. But in Information Theory, noise is still…

Instruments for New Music: Sound, Technology, and Modernism

Instruments for New Music.pdf
At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s new open access publishing program for monographs. Visit to learn more.

Player pianos, radio-electric…

Interface Oral Health Science 2016: Innovative Research on Biosis–Abiosis Intelligent Interface

Interface Oral Health Science 2016.pdf
This volume broadens understanding of dentistry and promotes interdisciplinary research across a wide range of related fields, based on the symposium entitled "Innovative Research for Biosis–Abiosis Intelligent Interface 2016". It aims to create…

International Business

International Business.pdf
Introduces you to the study of international business. After reading a short case study on
Google Inc., the Internet search-engine company, you’ll begin to learn what makes international business such an essential subject for students around the…

International Relations

International Relations.pdf
A ‘Day 0’ introduction to International Relations. Written by a range of emerging and established experts, the chapters offer a broad sweep of the basic components of International Relations and the key contemporary issues that concern the…

Introductory Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets

Introduction Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets.pdf
Introductory Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets – 1st Canadian Edition is an adaptation of Thomas K. Tiemann’s book, Introductory Business Statistics. This new edition still contains the basic ideas behind statistics, such as…

Introduction to Autonomous Robots

Introduction to Autonomous Robots.pdf
This book introduces concepts in mobile, autonomous robotics to 3rd-4th year students in Computer Science or a related discipline. The book covers principles of robot motion, forward and inverse kinematics of robotic arms and simple wheeled…

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation.pdf
This electronic publication was conceived in the summer of 1992. A small band of Cornell Law students, charged with identifying subjects on which computer-based materials would be particularly helpful, placed citation at the top of the list. With…

Introduction to Computer Graphics

Introduction to Computer Graphics.pdf
A free, on-line textbook covering the fundamentals of computer graphics and computer graphics programming.

Introduction to Computing

Introduction to Computing.pdf
Computer science studies how to describe, predict properties of, and efficiently implement information processes. This book introduces the most important ideas in computing using the Scheme and Python programming languages. It focuses on how to…

Introduction to Differential Equations

Introduction to Defferential Equations.pdf
Much of the material of Chapters 2-6 and 8 has been adapted from thewidely used textbook “Elementary differential equations and boundary value problems” by Boyce & DiPrima (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Seventh Edition, ○c 2001). Many of the examples…

Introduction to Law and Legal Systems

Introduction to Law and Legal Systems.pdf
This textbook provides context and essential concepts across the entire range of legal issues with which managers and business executives must grapple. The text provides the vocabulary and legal acumen necessary for businesspeople to talk in an…

Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking

Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking Version 1.4.pdf
This is an introductory textbook in logic and critical thinking. The goal of the textbook is to provide the reader with a set of tools and skills that will enable them to identify and evaluate arguments. The book is intended for an introductory…

Introduction to Modern Set Theory

Introduction to Modern Set Theory.pdf
Introduction to Modern Set Theory is designed for a one-semester course in set theory at the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate level. Three features are the full integration into the text of the study of models of set theory, the use of…

Introduction to Physical Oceanography

Introduction to Physical Oceanography.pdf
This textbook covers physical-oceanographic processes, theories, data, and measurements, targeted at upper-division undergraduates and graduate students in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering. In addition to the classical topics, the…

Knowledge and Networks

Knowledge and Networks.pdf
This book discusses a core question in many fields of the social sciences, namely how to create, share and adopt new knowledge. It creates an original space for conversation between two lines of research that have developed largely in parallel for a…

Leak Detection Technology and Implementation

Leak Detection Technology and Implementation.pdf
Leak Detection: Technology and Implementation assists water utilities with the development and implementation of leak detection programs. Leak detection and repair is one of the components of controlling water loss. In addition, techniques are…

Mapping and the Citizen Sensor

Mapping and The Citizen Sensor.pdf
Maps are a fundamental resource in a diverse array of applications ranging from everyday activities, such as route planning through the legal demarcation of space to scientific studies, such as those seeking to understand biodiversity and inform the…

Math in Society

Math in Socienty.pdf
Math in Society is a free, open textbook. This book is a survey of contemporary mathematical topics, most non-algebraic, appropriate for a college-level topics course for liberal arts majors. The text is designed so that most chapters are…

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Math, Numerics, & Programming (for Mechanical Engineers)

Math, Numerics & Programming (for Mechanical Engineering).pdf
All readings are from the textbook: Masayuki Yano, et al. Math, Numerics, and Programming (for Mechanical Engineers). V2.1, August 2013. Files for each available unit are provided in the following table, courtesy of the authors. The entire textbook…

Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof

Mathematical Reasoning.pdf
Focusing on the formal development of mathematics, this book shows readers how to read, understand, write, and construct mathematical proofs. Uses elementary number theory and congruence arithmetic throughout. Focuses on writing in mathematics.…

Methods in World History A Critical Approach

Methods in A Critical Approach.pdf
Methods in World History is the first international volume that systematically addresses a number of methodological problems specific to the field of World History. Prompted by a lack of applicable works, the authors advocate a considerable…

Model-Based Demography

Model-based Demography.pdf
Late in a career of more than sixty years, Thomas Burch, an internationally known social demographer, undertook a wide-ranging methodological critique of demography. This open access volume contains a selection of resulting papers, some previously…

Modern Philosophy

Modern Philosophy.pdf
This is a textbook (or better, a workbook) in modern philosophy. It combines readings from primary sources with two pedagogical tools. Paragraphs in italics introduce figures and texts. Numbered study questions (also in italics) ask students to…


Motion Mountain: The Adventure of Physics: Light, Charges and Brains (Volume 3)

Motion Mountain The Adventure of Physics Vol III.pdf
New, expanded 2017 edition - more than 200 000 readers. This volume on electricity, magnetism and optics is written to be captivating on every page. It introduces fields, light and Maxwell's description of their motion, shows how animals, from sharks…

Motion Mountain: The Adventure of Physics: Fall, Flow and Heat (Volume 1)

Motion Mountain The Adventure of Physics Vol I.pdf
New, expanded 2017 edition - more than 200 000 readers. How high can animals jump? What are the fastest thrown balls? How fast can aeroplanes and butterflies fly? What does the sea level tell us about the sun? What are temperature and heat? What is…

Motion Mountain: The Adventure of Physics: The Quantum of Change (Volume 4)

Motion Mountain The Adventure og Physics Vol IV.pdf
New, expanded 2017 edition - more than 200 000 readers. This physics text presents the foundations of quantum physics in a simple way, with few formulae, but using many puzzles and observations taken from everyday life. The volume shows that colours,…

Motion Mountain: The Adventure of Physics: Relativity (Volume 2)

Motion Mountain The Adventure of Physics Vol II.pdf
New, expanded 2017 edition - more than 200 000 readers. This is the second volume of the Motion Mountain physics text, covering special relativity, general relativity and cosmology. Travelling near the speed of light, the twin paradox, black holes,…

Motion Mountain: The Adventure of Physics: Motion Inside Matter - Pleasure, Technology and the Stars (Volume 5)

Motion Mountain The Adventure of Physics Vol V.pdf
New, expanded 2017 edition - more than 200 000 readers. This physics volume presents motion inside matter. It explains how chemistry, biology, material properties, stars, nuclear reactors and particle physics follow from the quantum of action. The…

Notes on Diffy Qs: Differential Equations for Engineers

Notes on Diffy Qs Differential Equations for Engineers.pdf
This book originated from my class notes for teaching Math 286 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Fall 2008 and Spring 2009. It is a first course on differential equations for
engineers. I also taught Math 285 at UIUC and Math 20D…

Physical Modeling in MATLAB

Physics Modeling in Matlab.pdf
Most books that use MATLAB are aimed at readers who know how to program. This book is for people who have never programmed before.
As a result, the order of presentation is unusual. The book starts with scalar values and works up to vectors and…

Pragmatic Philanthropy

Pragmatic Philanthropy.pdf
This cutting edge text considers how Asian philanthropists and charitable organizations break with Western philanthropic traditions and examines the key traits and trends that make social investment in Asia unique. Based on 30 case studies of…


There are key differences between the way teaching and learning takes place in high schools and universities. Our goal is much more than just getting you to reproduce what was done in the classroom. Here are some key points to keep in mind:
• The…

Principles and Practice of Case-based Clinical Reasoning Education A Method for Preclinical Students

Principles and Practice of Case-based Clinical Reasoning Education.pdf
This volume describes and explains the educational method of Case-Based Clinical Reasoning (CBCR) used successfully in medical schools to prepare students to think like doctors before they enter the clinical arena and become engaged in patient care.…

Principles of Computer System Design: An Introduction

Principles of Computer System Design.pdf
Principles of Computer System Design is the first textbook to take a principles-based approach to the computer system design. It identifies, examines, and illustrates fundamental concepts in computer system design that are common across operating…

Principles of Microeconomics

Principles of Microeconomics.pdf
Principles of Microeconomics has been developed to meet the scope and sequence of most introductory microeconomics courses. At the same time, the book includes a number of innovative features designed to enhance student learning. Instructors can also…

Principles of Sociological Inquiry – Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

Principles of Sociological Inquiry - Qualitative and Quangtitave Methods.pdf
The author of Principles of Sociological Inquiry: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods, Amy Blackstone, started envisioning this textbook while sitting in her own undergraduate sociology research methods class. She enjoyed the material but wondered…

Prison, Architecture and Humans

Prison, Architecture and Humas.pdf
What is prison architecture and how can it be studied? How are concepts such as humanism, dignity and solidarity translated into prison architecture? What kind of ideologies and ideas are expressed in various prison buildings from different eras and…

Public Health Ethics: Cases Spanning the Globe

Public Helath Ethics Cases Spanning The Globe.pdf
This Open Access book highlights the ethical issues and dilemmas that arise in the practice of public health. It is also a tool to support instruction, debate, and dialogue regarding public health ethics. Although the practice of public health has…

Religious Architecture: Anthropological Perspectives

Religious Architecture.pdf
Borrowing from a range of theories on spacemaking and material religion, and with contributions from anthropologists working in the United Kingdom, Mali, Brazil, Spain, and Italy, this fascinating and comprehensive study develops an anthropological…

Production Ergonomics: Designing Work Systems to Support Optimal Human Performance

Production Ergonomics.pdf
Production ergonomics – the science and practice of designing industrial workplaces to optimize human well-being and system performance – is a complex challenge for a designer. Humans are a valuable and flexible resource in any system of creation,…

Rivers of the Anthropocene

Rivers of The Anthropocene.pdf
This exciting volume presents the work and research of the Rivers of the Anthropocene Network, an international collaborative group of scientists, social scientists, humanists, artists, policymakers, and community organizers working to produce…

Sago Palm: Multiple Contributions to Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods

Sago Palm.pdf
This book addresses a wide variety of events and technologies concerning the sago palm, ranging from its botanical characteristics, culture and use to social conditions in the places where it is grown, in order to provide a record of research…

Palgrave Studies in Disability and International

This open access book introduces the human development model to define disability and map its links with health and wellbeing, based on Sen’s capability approach. The author uses panel survey data with internationally comparable questions on…


This open access book brings out the state of the art on how informatics-based tools are used and expected to be used in nanomaterials research. There has been great progress in the area in which “big-data” generated by experiments or computations…

Global Economic Prospects Broad-Based Upturn, but for How Long?

The global economy is in a broad-based cyclical recovery. Investment, manufacturing and trade are on the rebound. Financing conditions are benign, monetary policies are generally accommodative, and the worst impacts of the recent commodity price…


This text comprises a three–volume series on Calculus. The first part covers material taught in many “Calc ” courses: limits, derivaves, and the basics of integraon, found in Chapters through . The second text covers material oen taught in “Calc :”…

Fosforilasi Oksidatif dan Chemiosmosis
Open Educational Resource (OER) Unsyiah adalah satu satu Portal yang dikembangkan oleh Perpustakaan Universitas Syiah Kuala. OER Unsyiah berbasis Open Acces untuk siapa saja dan di mana saja. Bahkan Kami juga akan menerima kontribusi yang ingin ikut…

pH Scala
Open Educational Resource (OER) Unsyiah adalah satu satu Portal yang dikembangkan oleh Perpustakaan Universitas Syiah Kuala. OER Unsyiah berbasis Open Acces untuk siapa saja dan di mana saja. Bahkan Kami juga akan menerima kontribusi yang ingin ikut…

Open Educational Resource (OER) Unsyiah adalah satu satu Portal yang dikembangkan oleh Perpustakaan Universitas Syiah Kuala. OER Unsyiah berbasis Open Acces untuk siapa saja dan di mana saja. Bahkan Kami juga akan menerima kontribusi yang ingin ikut…

Communicative Figurations: Transforming Communications in Times of Deep Mediatization

This open access volume is about how to research the influence of our changing media environment. Today, there is not one single medium that is the driving force of change. With the spreading of various technical communication media such as mobile…

Animals and the Shaping of Modern Medicine:
One Health and its Histories

This book breaks new ground by situating animals and their diseases at the very heart of modern medicine. In demonstrating their historical significance as subjects and shapers of medicine, it offers important insights into past animal lives, and…

DC Circuits

DC Circuits, 1st Edition - Davis, 2016.pdf
This book covers Direct Current (DC) circuit theory and is broken up into three modules. Module 1 covers the basics for circuits that include DC sources (voltage or current) and resistors. Even though Module 1 is not very difficult, it forms the…

Open Content Licensing : from Theory to Practice


Although open content licences only account for a fraction of all copyright licences currently in force in the copyright world, the mentality change initated by the open content movement is here to stay. To promote the use of open content…


Geometry is used in many areas—from art to science. For example, geometry plays a key role in construction, fashion design, architecture, and computer graphics. This course focuses on the main ideas of geometry that are the foundation of applications…

Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

The concepts of cultural diversity and cultural identity are at the forefront of the political debate in many western societies. In Europe, the discussion is stimulated by the political pressures associated with immigration flows, which are…

Good Corporation, Bad Corporation: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Economy

This textbook provides an innovative, internationally-oriented approach to the teaching of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business ethics. Drawing on case studies involving companies and countries
around the world, the textbook…

Taxation and the Financial Crisis

The financial crisis has opened up a global debate on the taxation of the financial sector. A number of international policy initiatives, most notably by the G20, have called for major changes in the tax treatment of financial institutions and…

Information Technology and the Networked Economy

The beginning of the 21st century has seen a rapid change from the industrial economy to a networked economy built on computers, connectivity, and human
knowledge. The networked economy is characterized by rapidly changing market
conditions and…

Introduction to Internet Marketing

Internet marketing is the fastest growing and most exciting branch of marketing
today. as the world becomes ever more connected, keeping up with developments
and trends is vital for marketers trying to reach new audiences – who are…

Applicable Law in Investor–StateArbitration

This book examines the law, national and/or international, that arbitral tribunals apply on the merits to settle disputes between foreign investors and host states. In light of the freedom that the disputing parties and the arbitrators have when…

Manifest Madness: Mental Incapacity in the Criminal Law

Whether it is a question of the age below which a child cannot be held liable for their actions, or the attribution of responsibility to defendants with mental illnesses, mental incapacity is a central concern for legal actors, policy makers, and…

Organic Chemistry

Organic chemistry is primarily devoted to the unique properties of the carbon atom and its compounds. These compounds play a critical role in biology and ecology, Earth sciences and geology, physics, industry, medicine and — of course — chemistry. At…

Linear Algebra with Applications

This textbook is an introduction to the ideas and techniques of linear algebra for first- or second-year students with a working knowledge of high school algebra. The contents have enough flexibility to present
a traditional introduction to the…

Native Peoples of North America

Native Peoples of North America is intended to be an introductory text about the Native peoples of North America (primarily the United States and Canada) presented from an anthropological perspective. As such, the text is organized around…

The Republic in Danger

M. Scribonius Drusus Libo has always been considered an inexplicable victim of predatory prosecutors, destroyed in the changed conditions of Tiberius’ succession to the founder of the Principate. This is wrong. Drusus Libo conspired with a group of…

Prison, Architecture and Humans

"What is prison architecture and how can it be studied? How are concepts such as humanism, dignity and solidarity translated into prison architecture? What kind of ideologies and ideas are expressed in various prison buildings from different eras and…



Climate change and globalisation are opening up the Arctic for exploitation by the world – or so we are told. But what about the views, interests and needs of the peoples who live in the region? This volume explores the opportunities and…

The Digital Public Domain: Foundations for an Open Culture

Digital technology has made culture more accessible than ever before. Texts, audio, pictures and video can easily be produced, disseminated, used and remixed using devices that are increasingly user-friendly and affordable. However, along with this…

Doing the Right Thing : A Value Based Economy

"This book is for all those who are seeking a human perspective on economic and organizational processes. It lays the foundations for a value based approach to the economy. The key questions are: “What is important to you or your organization?” “What…

Th e Principle of Loyalty in EU Law

The book offers the first treatment in English to provide a thorough examination of the legal duties falling under the principle of loyalty in EU public law. Despite its seemingly innocuous wording, in what is now Article 4 (3) TEU, the principle of…