Discover the BBC's central role in reflecting our ever-changing world....
Created 100 years ago, on 18 October 1922, the BBC transformed people's lives at the turn of a dial, bringing voices out of the ether and conjuring the magic community of radio...
Now, our lives are inextricably linked to broadcasting. It is how we remember where we come from and who we are - from the Moon Landing to the 9/11 attacks, from Monty Python to EastEnders, from Live Aid to London 2012.
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In the wondrous tradition of Sagan, Feynman, Kahneman, Dubner and Levitt, Gladwell - a vision of the future that uses cutting-edge biotech to explore the most challenging mysteries of the 21st century.
"A textbook on the Biomechanics of Movement that will be useful for courses and also inspiring for researchers in rehabilitation and the design of products as diverse as prosthetics and running shoes"--
Building on the foundations laid in the companion text Modern Engineering Mathematics, this book gives an extensive treatment of some of the advanced areas of mathematics that have applications in various fields of engineering, particularly as tools for computer-based system modelling, analysis and design.
The philosophy of learning by doing helps students develop the ability to use mathematics with understanding to solve engineering problems. A wealth of engineering examples and the integrat
Bird's comprehensively covers the key mathematics for real-life engineering, running gradually from the basics to the complex.
Simple explanations; supported by 1600 worked problems; over 3600 further problems within 384 exercises. The website provides detailed solutions to the further problems, plus 35 revision tests and 9 multiple-choice tests.
This is a textbook for undergraduate courses in systems dynamics and controls. It presents a comprehensive treatment of the analysis of lumped parameter physical systems. Beginning with a discussion of mathematical models and ODEs, the book covers input/output and state space models, computer simulation, and modeling methods and techniques in mechanical, electrical, thermal and fluid domains.
The series is designed to meet the needs of students and lecturers working with the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Curriculum. These books contain a variety of user-friendly activities which are workplace oriented.