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Works: 49,783 works in 51,933 publications in 1 language and 59,170 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals 
Classifications: QH91.A1, 574.9205
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Hotel by Arthur Hailey( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The #1 New York Times{u2013}bestselling author of Airport reveals the inner workings of a New Orleans hotel{u2014}and the human drama unfolding behind its closed doors. During five sultry days, the lives of the guests, the management, and the workers at New Orleans{u2019} largest and most elite hotel converge. The owner has four days to raise the money to save his financially ailing property. The general manager, once blacklisted from the hospitality business, struggles with one crisis after another. A rebellious heiress will do anything to attain her secret desires. The duke and the duchess in the lavish presidential suite are covering up a crime. And within one of the many guest rooms hides a professional thief. Filled with memorable characters and authentic detail about the inner machinery and secrets of a five-star hotel, this gripping New York Times bestseller sold millions of copies and was adapted for both film and TV. Set in a time when travel was still glamorous and grand independent hotels set the standard for luxury, it{u2019}s a read like a vacation in itself, from the author of such behind-the-scenes blockbusters as The Moneychangers and Wheels
After the Storm by Jo Ann Ferguson( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman{u2019}s search for her family takes her to Haven, Indiana{u2014}and into the home of a beguiling stranger with secrets of his own in the final passionate volume of Jo Ann Ferguson{u2019}s heartwarming Haven Trilogy Haven, Indiana, is a long way from Samuel Jennings{u2019}s painful past. And after rescuing three children from the orphan train carrying them west, he finally has the family he always wanted. Then one storm-tossed night, a stranger appears at his door. For the past year, Cailin Rafferty has been searching for her children. Her desperate quest has taken her far from the potato farms of her native Ireland, where she gave her heart only to be cruelly betrayed. Now she has found her son and daughters at last{u2014}in the home of a man who loves them like they{u2019}re his own. A man who{u2019}s starting to awaken powerful yearnings in Cailin. But Samuel is harboring secrets that could tear them apart. Are they ready to trust each other with the future and become a real family?After the Storm is the 3rd book in the Haven Trilogy, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order
3D Printing Designs: Octopus Pencil Holder by Joe Larson( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn to design and 3D print organic and functional designs using BlenderAbout This Book Learn how to make complex shapes by editing basic ones Make printable objects from multiple shapes and parts Learn how to design from scratch, without a reference to physical objectsWho This Book Is For You should have basic knowledge of Blender and 3D printing and be interested in printing your first object.What You Will Learn Get to know the guiding principles required to create 3D printer-friendly models Understand material characteristics, printing specifications, tolerances, and design tips Master the art of modifying basic shapes with Blender's powerful editing tools: extrude, loop cuts, and other transformations Learn techniques of editing complex meshes, smoothing, combining shapes, and exporting them into STL files for printingIn Detail This book will cover the very basic but essential techniques you need to model an organic and functional object for 3D printing using Blender. Starting with pen and paper and then moving on to the computer, you will create your first project in Blender, add basic geometric shapes, and use techniques such as extruding and subdividing to transform these shapes into complex meshes. You will learn how modifiers can automatically refine the shape further and combine multiple shapes into a single 3D printable model. By the end of the book, you will have gained enough practical hands-on experience to be able to create a 3D printable object of your choice, which in this case is a 3D print-ready octopus pencil holder.Style and approach This is a starter project designed to introduce you to your first real-world 3D printing designs, where you'll learn how to handle the fundamental principles of 3D printing design and have your hands on your reward in no time
Bioprocess engineering principles by Pauline M Doran( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emergence and refinement of techniques in molecular biology has changed our perceptions of medicine, agriculture and environmental management. Scientific breakthroughs in gene expression, protein engineering and cell fusion are being translated by a strengthening biotechnology industry into revolutionary new products and services. Many a student has been enticed by the promise of biotechnology and the excitement of being near the cutting edge of scientific advancement. However, graduates trained in molecular biology and cell manipulation soon realise that these techniques are only part of
Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics by Beate Meffert( )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics merges two long-running serials-Advances in Electronics and Electron Physics and Advances in Optical and Electron Microscopy. This series features extended articles on the physics of electron devices (especially semiconductor devices), particle optics at high and low energies, microlithography, image science and digital image processing, electromagnetic wave propagation, electron microscopy, and the computing methods used in all these domains
International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology( )

38 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology presents comprehensive reviews and current advances in cell and molecular biology. Articles address structure and control of gene expression, nucleocytoplasmic interactions, control of cell development and differentiation, and cell transformation and growth. The series has a world-wide readership, maintaining a high standard by publishing invited articles on important and timely topics authored by prominent cell and molecular biologists. Authored by some of the foremost scientists in the field Provides comprehensive reviews and current advances Wide range of perspectives on specific subjects Valuable reference material for advanced undergraduates, graduate students and professional scientists
Blender 3D Incredible Machines by Christopher Kuhn( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design, model, and texture complex mechanical objects in BlenderAbout This Book Develop realistic and awesome machines for your 3D projects and animation films Gain the ability to look at a piece of machinery in real life and then recreate it in Blender Develop a comprehensive skill set covering key aspects of mechanical modelingWho This Book Is For This book is intended for consumers and hobbyists who are existing users of Blender 3D want to expand their capabilities by diving into machine modeling with Blender 3D. You are expected to have experience with basic Blender operations.What You Will Learn Reacquaint yourself with Blender's modeling toolset Practice fundamental skills that are applicable to a range of modeling projects Know when and where to use various types of geometry{u2014}something that saves time in one instance will pose significant problems in another Think ahead and plan your project out to significantly improve both quality and efficiency Create models for freestyle use Overcome challenging modeling problems Create customized game models that can easily be exported to other formats. This is one of the most popular uses of Blender, and the results can be incorporated into game design! Get comfortable with the start-to-finish process to create any type of hard surface modelIn Detail Blender 3D is one of the top pieces of 3D animation software. Machine modeling is an essential aspect of war games, space games, racing games, and animated action films. As the Blender software grows more powerful and popular, there is a demand to take your modeling skills to the next level. This book will cover all the topics you need to create professional models and renders. This book will help you develop a comprehensive skill set that covers the key aspects of mechanical modeling. Through this book, you will create many types of projects, including a pistol, spacecraft, robot, and a racer. We start by making a Sci-fi pistol, creating its basic shape and adding details to it. Moving on, you'll discover modeling techniques for larger objects such as a space craft and take a look at how different techniques are required for freestyle modeling. After this, we'll create the basic shapes for the robot and combine the meshes to create unified objects. We'll assign materials and explore the various options for freestyle rendering. We'll discuss techniques to build low-poly models, create a low-poly racer, and explain how they differ from the high poly models we created previously. By the end of this book, you will have mastered a workflow that you will be able to apply to your own creations.Style and approach This is an easy-to-follow book that is based around four concrete projects. Each topic is explained sequentially in the process of creating a model, and detailed explanations of the basic and advanced features are also included
Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry( )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Established in 1960, Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry is the definitive serial in the area - one of great importance to organic chemists, polymer chemists, and many biological scientists. Written by established authorities in the field, the comprehensive reviews combine descriptive chemistry and mechanistic insight and yield an understanding of how the chemistry drives the properties. * Up-to-date results in the subject which continues to gain importance and expand * Makes available to graduate students and research workers in academic and industrial laboratories the latest reviews on wide variety of heterocyclic topics * The series forms a very substantial database covering wide areas of heterocyclic chemistry
Advances in agronomy( )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. Each volume contains an eclectic group of reviews by leading scientists throughout the world. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial. Timely and state-of-the-art reviews Distinguished, well recognized authors A venerable and iconic review series Timely publication of submitted reviews
Recent Progress in Hormone Research( )

21 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent Progress in Hormone Research, Volume 43 covers the proceedings of the annual Laurentian Hormone Conference which was held in Montebello, Quebec, Canada in August 1986. The book presents articles on proopiomelanocortin-derived peptides in testis, ovary, and tissues of reproduction; the molecular mechanism of action of gonadotropin releasing hormone (GNRH) in the pituitary; and the mammalian GNRH gene and its pivotal role in reproduction. The text also includes papers on cachectin; the regulation of ACTH secretion; and the detection and measurement of hormone secretion from individual pituitary cells. Papers on ovarian follicular development; the biological actions of prolactin in human breast cancer; as well as the genetics of steroid 21-hydroxylase deficiency are also encompassed. The book also tackles the secretory control in normal and abnormal parathyroid tissue; the structure-function relationships of gonadotropins; and the gene structure and mechanism of action of Mullerian inhibiting substance. Endocrinologists, physiologists, biochemists, and scientists involved in hormone research will find the book invaluable
Studies in natural products chemistry by Atta-ur- Rahman( )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural products in the plant and animal kingdom offer a huge diversity of chemical structures that are the result of biosynthetic processes that have been modulated over the millennia through genetic effects. With the rapid developments in spectroscopic techniques and accompanying advances in high-throughput screening techniques, it has become possible to isolate and then determine the structures and biological activity of natural products rapidly, thus opening up exciting opportunities in the field of new drug development to the pharmaceutical industry. The series also covers the synthesis or testing and recording of the medicinal properties of natural products, providing cutting edge accounts of the fascinating developments in the isolation, structure elucidation, synthesis, biosynthesis and pharmacology of a diverse array of bioactive natural products. Focuses on the chemistry of bioactive natural products Contains contributions by leading authorities in the field Presents sources of new pharmacophores
Advances in clinical chemistry( )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 69 in the internationally acclaimed Advances in Clinical Chemistry contains chapters authored by world renowned clinical laboratory scientists, physicians and research scientists. The serial provides the latest and most up-to-date technologies related to the field of Clinical Chemistry and is the benchmark for novel analytical approaches in the clinical laboratory. Expertise of international contributors Latest cutting-edge technologies Comprehensive in scope
Advances in Computers( )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is volume 75 of Advances in Computers. This series, which began publication in 1960, is the oldest continuously published anthology that chronicles the ever- changing information technology field. In these volumes we publish from 5 to 7 chapters, three times per year, that cover the latest changes to the design, development, use and implications of computer technology on society today. In this present volume we present five chapters describing new technology affecting users of such machines. In this volume we continue a theme presented last year in volume 72 - High Performance Computing. In volume 72 we described several research projects being conducted in the United States on the development of a new generation of high performance supercomputers
Progress in Optics( )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 50 years since the first volume of Progress in Optics was published, optics has become one of the most dynamic fields of science. The volumes in this series that have appeared up to now contain more than 300 review articles by distinguished research workers, which have become permanent records for many important developments, helping optical scientists and optical engineers stay abreast of their fields. Comprehensive, in-depth reviews Edited by the leading authority in the field
Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This continuing authoritative series deals with the chemistry, materials science, physics and technology of the rare earth elements in an integrated manner. Each chapter is a comprehensive, up-to-date, critical review of a particular segment of the field. The work offers the researcher and graduate student a complete and thorough coverage of this fascinating field. REVIEW: "Highly experienced authors have written each review usually at a level suitable for advanced postgraduate students and research workers from a variety of fields. With the great richness of information involving references to other review articles written from different points of view, the books are an important reference source and should be on the shelves of most libraries."-- Journal of Applied Crystallography · Authoritative · Comprehensive · Up-to-date · Critical
Cocos2d Cross-Platform Game Development Cookbook - Second Edition by Siddharth Shekar( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Develop games for iOS and Android using Cocos2d with the aid of over 70 step-by-step recipesAbout This Book Learn to efficiently use Cocos2d to develop cross-platform games, and have them work on iOS as well as Android Get acquainted with industry-wide professional tools such as Glyph Designer, Texture Packer, and Physics Editor, as well as using the Swift/ Sprite builder implementation of Cocos2d Use the easy-to-follow recipes to develop as well as deploy games to the Playstore and the App StoreWho This Book Is For This book is for intermediate game developers and especially the ones who are generally curious to find out what's new in Cocos2d v 3.3.What You Will Learn Build custom sprites with custom animations for the game Build interactivity into your game by adding gestures and touch interactions Understand AI enemy programming and path finding to make games more exciting Add physics to your game to make it more lively and interactive Get familiar with the Swift and Sprite builder implementations along with Objective-C programming Perform hassle-free deployment of games built in iOS onto Android Add effects and particle systems to make the game more colorfulIn Detail Cocos2d is the world's leading game development framework for developing iOS games. With the introduction of Swift and Spritebuilder, it has become easier than ever to develop the games of your dreams without much effort. With Cocos2d, you can also deploy the game on Android, thereby maximizing profit and reducing development and porting costs. The book starts off with a detailed look at how to implement sprites and animations into your game to make it livelier. You will then learn to add scenes to the game such as the gameplay scene and options scene and create menus and buttons in these scenes, as well as creating transitions between them. From there on, you will get an understanding of how to program user interactions such as tapping, holding, and swiping. You'll then add accelerometer inputs and physics to the scene, and make objects respond back to the inputs. A game is practically incomplete without audio being added, so this will be covered next. The next section will include ways to add Artificial Intelligence to enemies in the game, allowing them to patrol, chase, and shoot in a projectile manner. You will then learn to use NSUserDefault to save and load game progress, and create and access files using JSON, Plist, and XML files for custom storage and retrieval of data. Then you will learn to add dynamic lighting to your game and will use industry-wide tools such as Texture Packer, Glyph Designer, Physics Editor, Particle Designer, and Sprite Illuminator to create more visually appealing and performance-optimized games. Towards the end of the book, we dive into Apple's latest programming language{u2014}Swift, highlighting the major differences between Objective C and Swift. The book culminates with taking your existing game developed for iOS and porting it to Android, showing you how to install the Android Xcode plugin as well.Style and approach The book is written in an extremely lucid and step-by-step manner; it can be understood easily by anyone. The topics included are broken down into individual chapters so you can refer to the specific chapter to get answers on the subject you are interested in
The Psychology of Learning and Motivation( )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation series publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. Each chapter thoughtfully integrates the writings of leading contributors, who present and discuss significant bodies of research relevant to their discipline. Volume 51 includes chapters on such varied topics as emotion and memory interference, electrophysiology, mathematical cognition, and reader participation in narrative. * Volume 51 of the highly regarded Psychology of Learning and Motivation series * An essential reference for researchers and academics in cognitive science * Relevant to both applied concerns and basic research
Advances in marine biology( )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963 -- over 45 years of outstanding coverage! The series is well-known for both its excellence of reviews and editing. Now edited by Michael Lesser, with an internationally renowned Editorial Board, the serial publishes in-depth and up-to-date content on a wide range of topics that will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, and biological oceanography. Rated "Number 1" in the highly competitive category of Marine & Freshwater Biology by ISI in the 2000 ISI journals citation report Maintains an Impact Factor of 3.37, the highest in the field Series features over 35 years of coverage of the research
Advances in clinical chemistry by Gregory S Makowski( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advances in Clinical Chemistry contains chapters submitted from experts from academia and clinical laboratory science. Authors are from a diverse field of clinical chemistry disciplines and diagnostics, ranging from basic biochemical exploration to cutting-edge microarray technology
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Advances in Imaging and Electron PhysicsInternational Review of Cell and Molecular BiologyAdvances in Heterocyclic ChemistryAdvances in agronomyStudies in natural products chemistryAdvances in clinical chemistryAdvances in ComputersProgress in Optics