Invitation to Biology
Author: Helena Curtis, N. Sue Barnes
This clearly written, accurate, and well-illustrated introduction to biology seamlessly integrates the theme of evolution while offering expanded, up-to-date coverage of genetic engineering, the immune response, embryological development, and ecological concerns.
Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 19 is a comprehensive and easy to understand workbook. Printed in full color, it utilizes rich graphics and step-by-step instructions to guide you through learning how to perform finite element simulations using ANSYS Workbench. Twenty seven real world case studies are used throughout the book. Many of these case studies are industrial or research projects that you build from scratch. Prebuilt project files are available for download should you run into any problems. Companion videos, that demonstrate exactly how to perform each tutorial, are also available. Relevant background knowledge is reviewed whenever necessary. To be efficient, the review is conceptual rather than mathematical. Key concepts are inserted whenever appropriate and summarized at the end of each chapter. Additional exercises or extension research problems are provided as homework at the end of each chapter. A learning approach emphasizing hands-on experiences is utilized though this entire book. A typical chapter consists of six sections. The first two provide two step-by-step examples. The third section tries to complement the exercises by providing a more systematic view of the chapter subject. The following two sections provide more exercises. The final section provides review problems. Who this book is for This book is designed to be used mainly as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students. It will work well in: a finite element simulation course taken before any theory-intensive coursesan auxiliary tool used as a tutorial in parallel during a Finite Element Methods coursean advanced, application oriented, course taken after a Finite Element Methods course
In this title, unwrap the life of talented Wrigley's chewing gum founder, William Wrigley Jr.! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Students can follow Wrigley's success story from the start of his sales career with the Wrigley Manufacturing Company to his establishment of Wrigley Chewing Gum and later the William Wrigley Jr. Company. Wrigley's family and his retirement years are also highlighted. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest including Wrigley's advertising strategies, the Chicago Cubs, Catalina Island, and the Wrigley Building. An entertaining sidebar, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index, supplement the historical and color photos showcased in this inspiring biography. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Gathers poems about travel, nature, daily life, friendship, and exile by the eleventh-century Chinese poet, who wrote under the name Su Tung-p'o.
Effectively deliver the latest Global Perspectives syllabus, with a logical, step- by-step approach through the course. Ensure students build the skills required for assessment and bring 21st century learning into your classroom with activity guidance, extra case studies, research project suggestions and group project advice.
Firmly focused on developing core skills and assessment capabilities, this revised edition comprehensively matches the latest syllabus and saves you time in course preparation. The second edition has been restructured to focus even more on skills development with a particular emphasis on progressing those tricky - and essential - synthesis and evaluation skills, as well as research and reflection. Clearly differentiated for students at different ability levels, with clear language and instruction for EAL learners. This new edition of Global Perspectives will be available as a print book, an online book, or a print and online package, so you can choose the format that is right for you.
A focused, 50-60 hour course for the revised Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam from 2015. The Student's Book without answers provides C1-level students with thorough preparation and practice needed for exam success. All four of the revised exam papers are covered. 'Quick steps' and Writing and Speaking guides explain what to expect in the exam, and provide strategies on approaching each paper, model answers, useful expressions and further practice. The accompanying CD-ROM provides interactive language and skills practice. There are two complete practice tests for teachers to access online. Audio required for the Student's Book listening exercises is available on Class Audio CDs or in the Student's Book Pack, both available separately.
The Olive Tree Genome
Author: Eddo Rugini, Luciana Baldoni, Rosario Muleo, Luca Sebastiani
This book provides an introduction to the genetics, genomics, and breeding of the olive tree, a multi-functional long-lived crop plant that is relevant not only for culinary olive and oil production, but also for shaping the landscape and history of many rural areas for centuries. Today, the recognized health benefits of extra-virgin olive oil provide new impulses for introducing innovation in olive crop management and olive breeding for a deeper understanding of the biological processes underlying fruit quality, adaptation to crop environment and response to threatening epidemics due to biological agents such as Xylella fastidiosa. The individual chapters discuss genetic resources; classic and modern breeding methods for providing new olive cultivars; the genotype x environment interactions determining the response to biotic and abiotic stresses; fruit metabolism related to oil production and the synthesis of health beneficial molecules; the mapping of genes and quantitative trait locus; and genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic strategies pertinent to the development of a molecular platform and template amenable to precise and rapid genetic modifications using recently developed genome editing tools.
Presents involving, contemporary themes integrated within a grammar syllabus aligned with the CEFR and Cambridge English (Key, Preliminary and First) plus Trinity (ISE 0, I and II) exams.
The Complete Biology for Cambridge IGCSE Student Book's stretching approach is trusted by teachers around the world to support advanced understanding and achievement. With plenty of engaging material, practice questions and practical ideas, this updated edition contains everything your students need to succeed in Cambridge IGCSE Biology.