Heavy Metals in Soils
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Heavy Metals in Soils


  • Author : B. J. Alloway
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0751401986


Heavy Metals in Soils Book Description :

Heavy metals in soils continue to receive increasing attention due to the growing scientific and public awareness of environmental issues and the development of analytical techniques to measure their concentrations accurately. Building on the success and acclaim of the first edition, this book continues to provide an up-to-date, balanced and comprehensive review of the subject in two sections: the first providing an introduction to the metals chemistry, sources and methods used for their analysis; and the second containing chapters dealing with individual elements in detail....

Introduction to High energy Heavy ion Collisions
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Introduction to High energy Heavy ion Collisions


  • Author : Cheuk-Yin Wong
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9810202636


Introduction to High energy Heavy ion Collisions Book Description :

Written primarily for researchers and graduate students who are new in this emerging field, this book develops the necessary tools so that readers can follow the latest advances in this subject. Readers are first guided to examine the basic informations on nucleon-nucleon collisions and the use of the nucleus as an arena to study the interaction of one nucleon with another. A good survey of the relation between nucleon-nucleon and nucleus-nucleus collisions provides the proper comparison to study phenomena involving the more exotic quark-gluon plasma. Properties of the quark-gluon plasma and signatures for its detection are discussed to aid future searches and exploration for this exotic matter. Recent experimental findings are summarised....

Running with the Devil
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Running with the Devil


  • Author : Robert Walser
  • Publisher : Wesleyan University Press
  • Release Date : 1993-04-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780819562609


Running with the Devil Book Description :

A Choice Outstanding Academic Book. A musicologist and cultural critic as well as a professional musician, Robert Walser offers a comprehensive musical, social, and cultural analysis of heavy metal in Running with the Devil. Dismissed by critics and academics, condemned by parents and politicians, fervently embraced by legions of fans, heavy metal music attracts and embodies cultural conflicts that are central to our society. Walser explores how and why heavy metal works, both musically and socially, and at the same time uses metal to investigate contemporary formations of identity, community, gender, and power....

Heavy Metal Pollution

Heavy Metal Pollution


  • Author : S. K. Agarwal
  • Publisher : APH Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Heavy metals
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8131304841


Heavy Metal Pollution Book Description :

The term "Heavy Metal" is somewhat imprecise, but includes most metals with an atomic number greater than twenty, but excludes alkali metals alkaline earths, lanthanum andactinides. Human civilization started with the accidental discovery of - especially Copper. Since then living organisms have taken long strides with the help of metals....

The Kondo Problem to Heavy Fermions
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

The Kondo Problem to Heavy Fermions


  • Author : Alexander Cyril Hewson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1997-04-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0521599474


The Kondo Problem to Heavy Fermions Book Description :

'a superb introduction to this fascinating field.' Physics Today...

Moving Heavy Things

Moving Heavy Things


  • Author : Jan Adkins
  • Publisher : WoodenBoat Books
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0937822825


Moving Heavy Things Book Description :

An introduction to simple machines and how they help to lift and move heavy objects....

Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology

Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology


  • Author : Malcolm James Nunney
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780750680370


Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology Book Description :

The best-selling automotive technology book for students and professionals. Revised and updated throughout to match C&G and IMI awards (4000 series) this book is the most comprehensive text for the FE market. It covers the needs of C&G 4001 and all of the underpinning knowledge required for motor vehicle engineering NVQs up to level 3. Copiously illustrated with over 1000 images, it is certain to remain a highly popular and valuable text for both students and practicing engineers. * Incomparable breadth and depth of coverage, over 1000 illustrations and Institute of the Motor Industry recommended: this is the core book for students of automotive engineering * Fully up to date with latest IMI and C&G 4000 series course requirements and provides all th...

The Heavy Elements

The Heavy Elements


  • Author : J. E. Fergusson
  • Publisher : Pergamon
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Heavy elements
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015018327414


The Heavy Elements Book Description :

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Heavy
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

Heavy


  • Author : Kiese Laymon
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-10-16
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501125690


Heavy Book Description :

*Named a Best Book of 2018 by the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, NPR, Broadly, Buzzfeed (Nonfiction), The Undefeated, Library Journal (Biography/Memoirs), The Washington Post (Nonfiction), Southern Living (Southern), Entertainment Weekly, and The New York Times Critics* In this powerful, provocative, and universally lauded memoir—winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal and finalist for the Kirkus Prize—genre-bending essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon “provocatively meditates on his trauma growing up as a black man, and in turn crafts an essential polemic against American moral rot” (Entertainment Weekly). In Heavy, Laymon writes eloquently and honestly about growing up a hard-headed black son to a complicated and brilliant black mother in Jac...