Tag: Physical

Physical Metallurgy and Heat Treatment of Steel


Physical Metallurgy and Heat Treatment of Steel
English | 2023 | ISBN: 3031057015 | 343 Pages | PDF (True) | 10 MB
This book covers the physical metallurgy of steels as well as the heat treatments used to improve the their properties. A full chapter is dedicated to the atmospheres in the steelmaking, including the implications of the own gases generated in the iron and steelmaking factories and how they could be applied in these treatments. This book is specially conceived for graduate and undergraduate courses, being the result of more than 30 years of teaching experience in courses for undergraduate, graduate (master and Ph. D.), and companies (technicians). The trends in the re-utilization of industrial gases in the iron and steelmaking process are discussed by the authors. Additionally, the book comprises 41 solved exercises, problems and case-studies, as a complement of the theoretical sections of the text. These exercises, problems, and case-studies are based on problems observed in the industrial practice.

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Methodological Approaches in Physical Geography


English | 2022 | ISBN: 3031071123 | 183 pages | True PDF EPUB | 58.52 MB
Geography science aims to observe the dynamics in describing earth’s surface as a place and space for humans to carry out their lives, starting from simple identification using recording and sketching models, then utilizing tools such as maps, satellite imagery, statistics and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). In the development of geography science, it is appropriate to explain phenomena of the earth in the present context along with the process of developing science and technology using suitable and effective methods. Physical geography is the branch of natural science that deals with the study of processes and patterns in the natural environment such as the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and biosphere.

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The Relationship between the Physical and the Moral in Man


The Relationship between the Physical and the Moral in Man by Maine de Biran, translated by Darian Meacham, Joseph Spadola
English | October 20, 2016 | ISBN: 1472579674, 1350020303 | True EPUB | 224 pages | 0.6 MB
Maine de Biran’s work has had an enormous influence on the development of French Philosophy – Henri Bergson called him the greatest French metaphysician since Descartes and Malebranche, Jules Lachelier referred to him as the French Kant, and Royer-Collard called him simply ‘the master of us all’ – and yet the philosopher and his work remain unknown to many English speaking readers.

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‘The Army Isn’t All Work’ Physical Culture and the Evolution of the British Army, 1860-1920


James D. Campbell, "’The Army Isn’t All Work’: Physical Culture and the Evolution of the British Army, 1860-1920"
English | ISBN: 1409436969 | 2012 | 238 pages | EPUB | 3 MB
Between the Crimean War and the end of the First World War the British Army underwent a dramatic change from being an anachronistic and frequently ineffective organization to being perhaps the most professional and highly trained army in the world. Historians have tended to view that transformation through the successive political reform efforts of those years, but have largely overlooked the ways in which the Army transformed itself from within. This change was effected through the modernization of training, operational and leadership doctrines. The adoption of formal physical training and organized games played a central part in this process. With its origins in elite public schools and upper-class country homes, the Army’s philosophy of Athleticism was a part of the ethos of ‘muscular Christianity’ widely held in contemporary British institutions. Under the potent influence of this philosophy, military sport went from a means of keeping soldiers from drink and the officers from duty, to an institutionalized form of combat training. This book documents the origins and development of formal physical training in the late Victorian Army and the ways in which the Army’s gymnastic training evolved into a vital building block of the process of turning a civilian into a fighting man. It also assesses the nature and extent of British military sport, particularly regimental sports, during this period of evolution for the Army. Through an investigation of the Army’s physical culture during this dynamic period, one can gain an understanding of not only how the Army’s change from within occurred, but also of some of the important links between the Army and its parent society.

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Exoplanet Atmospheres Physical Processes


Sara Seager, "Exoplanet Atmospheres: Physical Processes"
English | 2010 | pages: 264 | ISBN: 0691146454, 0691119147 | EPUB | 7,7 mb
Over the past twenty years, astronomers have identified hundreds of extrasolar planets-planets orbiting stars other than the sun. Recent research in this burgeoning field has made it possible to observe and measure the atmospheres of these exoplanets. This is the first textbook to describe the basic physical processes-including radiative transfer, molecular absorption, and chemical processes-common to all planetary atmospheres, as well as the transit, eclipse, and thermal phase variation observations that are unique to exoplanets.

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TouchIT Understanding Design in a Physical-Digital World


English | 2022 | ISBN: 0198718586 | 609 pages | True PDF EPUB | 52.02 MB
Digital technology is fundamentally altering the world we live in, but can only be truly understood in relation to the physical world we all inhabit. The most successful future products and policies will be those that take this rich digital/physical ecology seriously.
The physical world is increasingly filled with digital products to the extent that the boundaries of digital and physical reality become blurred. From mundane devices such as mobile phones and washing machines, to esoteric research including tangible computation and body implants, we continually bridge two worlds literally touching buttons and dials and simultaneously interacting with the digital systems that lie behind them. The connection between pure thought and abstract information is

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Physical Properties of Nanorods


Physical Properties of Nanorods by Roman Krahne, Liberato Manna, Giovanni Morello, Albert Figuerola, Chandramohan George, Sasanka Deka
English | PDF | 2013 | 292 Pages | ISBN : 3642364292 | 10.9 MB
Inorganic nanoparticles are among the most investigated objects nowadays, both in fundamental science and in various technical applications. In this book the physical properties of nanowires formed by nanoparticles with elongated shape, i.e. rod-like or wire-like, are described. The transition in the physical properties is analyzed for nanorods and nanowires consisting of spherical and rod-like nanoparticles. The physical properties of nanowires and elongated inorganic nanoparticles are reviewed too. The optical, electrical, magnetic, mechanical and catalytic properties of nanowires consisting of semiconductors, noble and various other metals, metal oxides properties and metal alloys are presented. The applications of nanorods and nanowires are discussed in the book.

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Security and Resilience in Cyber-Physical Systems Detection, Estimation and Control


Security and Resilience in Cyber-Physical Systems: Detection, Estimation and Control
English | 2022 | ISBN: 3030971651 | 637 Pages | PDF EPUB (True) | 48 MB
This book discusses the latest advances in cyber-physical security and resilience of cyber-physical systems, including cyber-attack detection, isolation, situation awareness, resilient estimation and resilient control under attack. It presents both theoretical results and important applications of the methods.

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A Student’s Guide to Python for Physical Modeling, 2nd Edition


A Student’s Guide to Python for Physical Modeling 2nd Edition
English | 2021 | ISBN: 0691219281 | 240 Pages | EPUB | 36 MB
Python is a computer programming language that has gained popularity throughout the sciences. This fully updated second edition of A Student’s Guide to Python for Physical Modeling aims to help you, the student, teach yourself enough of the Python programming language to get started with physical modeling. You will learn how to install an open-source Python programming environment and use it to accomplish many common scientific computing tasks: importing, exporting, and visualizing data; numerical analysis; and simulation. No prior programming experience is assumed.

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