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The finite volume method in computational fluid dynamics : an advanced introduction with OpenFOAM® and Matlab®
Moukalled, Fadl Hassan, 1961-
Cham : Springer, c2016
Foundation -- Introduction -- Review of Vector Calculus -- Mathematical Description of Physical Phenomena -- The Discretization Process -- The Finite Volume Method -- The Finite Volume Mesh -- The Finite Volume Mesh in OpenFOAM(R) and uFVM Discretization -- Spatial Discretization: The Diffusion Term -- Gradient Computation -- Solving the System of Algebraic Equations -- Discretization of the Convection Term -- High Resolution Schemes -- Temporal Discretization: The Transient Term -- Discretization of the Source Term, Relaxation, and Other Details Algorithms -- Fluid Flow Computation: Incompressible Flows -- Fluid Flow Computation: Compressible Flows Applications -- Turbulence Modeling -- Boundary Conditions in OpenFOAM(R) and uFVM -- An OpenFOAM(R) Turbulent Flow Application -- Closing Remarks.
Feldberg QA911.M68 F565 2016

Stragility : excelling at strategic changes
Auster, Ellen R
Toronto ; University of Toronto Press, [2016]
Stragility -- Strategic, agile, people-powered change -- Redefining strategy to win : from lock and load to sense and shift -- Building support : from poisoned by the politics to embrace our inner politician -- Fostering ownership and accountability : from tell and sell to inspire and engage -- Creating successful change again and again : from change fatigue to change fitness -- Putting stragility into action.

"Success in business demands an organization that is agile, innovative, and alert, capable of reinventing itself to handle whatever comes its way. Yet most attempts at transformational change fail, hamstrung by poor strategy, office politics, stakeholder resistance, and the pressures of constant transformation. In Stragility, Ellen Auster and Lisa Hillenbrand provide a powerful, practical, action-oriented approach that equips leaders at all levels to navigate these challenges while building skills and capabilities for the next strategic change. Filled with great examples of leading edge companies, and jam-packed with concrete tips, action steps, and tools, Stragility offers indispensable advice on how to make continuous strategic changes, navigate the politics and emotions of change, and inspire and engage leaders and stakeholders. Building on a field-tested framework the authors have applied in Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and social sector organizations, Stragility provides the tools for creating a thriving, high-energy organization that will excel at strategic change--again and again."--
Feldberg HD58.8 .A899 2016

Stretchable bioelectronics for medical devices and systems
John A. Rogers, Roozbeh Ghaffari, Dae-Hyeong Kim, editors
[Cham] Switzerland : Springer, [2016]
Liquid Metals for Soft and Stretchable Electronics -- Stretchability, Conformability, and Low-Cost Manufacture of Epidermal Sensors -- Mechanics and Designs of Stretchable Bioelectronics -- Soft Power: Stretchable and Ultra-Flexible Energy Sources for Wearable and Implantable Devices -- Wireless Applications of Conformal Bioelectronics -- Ultrathin, Skin-Like Devices for Precise, Continuous Thermal Property Mapping of Human Skin and Soft Tissues -- Soft Bio-Sensor Systems using Flexible and Stretchable Electronics Technology -- High-Performance Wearable Bioelectronics Integrated with Functional Nanomaterials -- Sensor Skins: An Overview -- Multifunctional Epidermal Sensor Systems with Ultrathin Encapsulation Packaging for Health Monitoring -- Laser-Enabled Fabrication Technologies for Low-Cost Flexible/Conformal Cutaneous Wound Interfaces -- Nanomaterials Based Skin-like Electronics for the Unconscious and Continuous Monitoring of Body Status -- Mechanically Compliant Neural Interfaces -- In Vitro Neural Recording by Microelectrode Array -- Materials and Designs for Multimodal Flexible Neural Probes.

This book highlights recent advances in soft and stretchable biointegrated electronics. A renowned group of authors address key ideas in the materials, processes, mechanics, and devices of soft and stretchable electronics; the wearable electronics systems; and bioinspired and implantable biomedical electronics. Among the topics discussed are liquid metals, stretchable and flexible energy sources, skin-like devices, in vitro neural recording, and more. Special focus is given to recent advances in extremely soft and stretchable bio-inspired electronics with real-world clinical studies that validate the technology. Foundational theoretical and experimental aspects are also covered in relation to the design and application of these biointegrated electronics systems. This is an ideal book for researchers, engineers, and industry professionals involved in developing healthcare devices, medical tools and related instruments relevant to various clinical practices.
Feldberg QH509.5 .S77 2016

The digital difference : media technology and the theory of communication effects
Neuman, W. Russell
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016
The propaganda problem -- The problem of precision -- The paradox of profusion -- Pondering polysemy -- Predisposed to polarization -- The politics of pluralism -- Public policy -- Praxis.

"Although the shift from one-way to two-way mass communication - from broadcasting to social networking - represents a revolutionary restructuring, it does not necessarily mean the public is better informed, more culturally or politically polarized, or more engaged in public life. Practices, institutions, and norms are in mid-transition and potentially subject to our individual and collective choice. The book is designed to connect the best of recent scholarship with these pressing policy questions"--Provided by publisher.
Feldberg HM1206 .N477 2016

Reimagining business education : insights and actions from the business education jam
Carlile, Paul R
Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016
Feldberg HF1111 .C29 2016

Scaling up excellence : getting to more without settling for less
Sutton, Robert I
New York : Crown Business, [2014]
"In Scaling Up Excellence, bestselling author Bob Sutton and Stanford colleague Huggy Rao tackle the topic that obsesses businesses large and small, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies--how to scale up their businesses and spread excellence throughout the organizational culture"--
Feldberg HD58.8 .S887 2014

Vault case interview practice guide. 2 : more case interviews
Marwah, Rishi
New York :, ©2008
Feldberg HD69.C6 M379 2008

Semiconductor devices : physics and technology
Sze, S. M., 1936-
Singapore : John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd., 2013
Feldberg TK7871.85 .S997 2013

Introduction to nano : basics to nanoscience and nanotechnology
Amretashis Sengupta, Chandan Kumar Sarkar, editors
Berlin : Springer, 2015
This books covers the basics of nanotechnology and provides a solid understanding of the subject. Starting from a brush-up of the basic quantum mechanics and materials science, the book helps to gradually build up understanding of the various effects of quantum confinement, optical-electronic properties of nanoparticles, and major nanomaterials. The book covers the various physical, chemical and hybrid methods of nanomaterial synthesis and nanofabrication as well as advanced characterization techniques. It includes chapters on the various applications of nanoscience and nanotechnology. It is written in a simple form, making it useful for students of physical and material sciences.
Feldberg T174.7 .I58 2015

Vibration theory and applications with finite elements and active vibration control
Palazzolo, Alan B
Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2016
Title page; table of contents; preface; acknowledgments and dedication; about the companion website; list of acronyms; chapter 1: background, motivation, and overview; 1.1 introduction; 1.2 background; 1.3 our vibrating world; 1.4 harmful effects of vibration; 1.5 stiffness, inertia, and damping forces; 1.6 approaches for obtaining the differential equations of motion; 1.7 finite element method; 1.8 active vibration control; 1.9 chapter 1 exercises; references; chapter 2: preparatory skills: mathematics, modeling, and kinematics; 2.1 introduction; 2.2 getting started with matlab and maple; 2.3 vibration and differential equations2.4 taylor series expansions and linearization; 2.5 complex variables (cv) and phasors; 2.6 degrees of freedom, matrices, vectors, and subspaces; 2.7 coordinate transformations; 2.8 eigenvalues and eigenvectors; 2.9 fourier series; 2.10 laplace transforms, transfer functions, and characteristic equations; 2.11 kinematics and kinematic constraints; 2.12 dirac delta and heaviside functions; 2.13 chapter 2 exercises; references; chapter 3: equations of motion by newton's laws; 3.1 introduction; 3.2 particle motion approximation; 3.3 planar (2d) rigid body motion approximation3.4 impulse and momentum; 3.5 variable mass systems; 3.6 chapter 3 exercises; references.
Feldberg TA355 .P235 2016

Wohlers report ... : rapid prototyping & tooling state of the industry : annual worldwide progress report
Fort Collins, Colo. : Wohlers Associates, [2000]-
Feldberg Ref TS183 .W64

Riding the waves of culture : understanding diversity in global business
Trompenaars, Alfons
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2012
An introduction to culture -- The one best way of organizing does not exist -- The meaning of culture -- Relationships and rules -- The group and the individual -- Feelings and relationships -- How far we get involved -- How we accord status -- How we manage time -- How we relate to nature -- National cultures and corporate cultures -- Toward international and transnational management -- Reconciling cultural dilemmas -- When two worlds collide -- The diversity of diversity -- Summary and conclusions.
Feldberg HD30.55 .T76 2012

Inside the investments of Warren Buffett : twenty cases
Lu, Yefei, author
New York : Columbia Business School Publishing, [2016]
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- The partnership years (1957-1968) -- 1958: Sanborn map company -- 1961: Dempster Mill Manufacturing Company -- 1964: Texas National Petroleum Company -- 1964: American Express -- 1965: Berkshire Hathaway -- The middle years (1968-1990) -- 1967: national indemnity -- 1972: see's candies -- 1973: Washington Post -- 1976: Geico -- 1977: Buffalo Evening News -- 1983: Nebraska Furniture Mart -- 1985: capital cities/ABC -- 1987: Salomon Inc. : preferred stock investments -- 1988: Coca-Cola -- The late years (1990-2011) -- 1989: US Air Group -- 1990: Wells Fargo -- 1998: General Re -- 1999: Midamerican Energy Holdings Company -- 2007-2009: Burlington Northern -- 2011: IBM -- Lessons learned -- Evolution of Buffett's investment strategy -- What we can learn from Buffett -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Bibliography -- Index.
Feldberg HG172.B84 L8 2016

The social media revolution : an economic encyclopedia of friending, following, texting, and connecting
Hanson, Jarice, author
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]
Preface -- Introduction -- Timeline -- Historical overview -- Guide to related topics -- The encyclopedia -- Bibliography -- Index.

"Social media shapes the ways in which we communicate, think about friends, and hear about news and current events. It also affects how users think of themselves, their communities, and their place in the world. This book examines the tremendous impact of social media on daily life. • Provides an insightful perspective on the past and future that demonstrates how the technologies of communication serve to create the nexus of social interaction. • Examines the fundamental need and desire of humanity to communicate, which in turn determines what we think of ourselves, how we see the world, and how we make meaning. • Focuses on social media as a powerful tool, not only for communication and entertainment but also for potentially equalizing power and social mobility locally, nationally, and globally. • Considers the financial impact of social media as it challenges legacy media for consumers, users, and audiences."--Amazon
Feldberg HM742 .H3756 2016

Beyond the battleground : classic strategies from the Yijing and Baguazhang for managing crisis situations
Bisio, Tom, author
Berkeley, California : Blue Snake Books, [2016]
Feldberg BL1923 .B56 2016

Breaking the chains of gravity : the story of spaceflight before NASA
Teitel, Amy Shira, author
New York ; Bloomsbury Sigma, 2016
Hobby rocketeers -- The rocket loophole -- The turning tide of war -- Escape and surrender -- Nazi rockets in New Mexico -- Rockets meet airplanes -- A new war, a new missile, and a new leader -- Higher and faster -- Edging into hypersonics -- The floating astronaut -- Space becomes an option -- The first satellite race -- One little ball's big impact -- The fight to control space -- Epilogue: America finds its footing in space.

NASA's history is a familiar story, peaking with Neil Armstrong's small step on the Moon in 1969. But America's space agency--and in particular its Apollo lunar-landing program--wasn't created in a vacuum. It was assembled from pre-existing parts, drawing together some of the best minds the non-Soviet world had to offer. In 1930s Germany, rockets were the focus both of scientists hoping to explore space and of the Wehrmacht. These two strands came together in Wernher von Braun, an engineer who designed the rockets that became the devastating V-2. As the war came to its conclusion, von Braun orchestrated a daring escape from the ruins of Nazi Germany to America, where he began developing missiles for the US Army. Ten years later his Redstone rocket was the only one capable of launching a satellite into orbit. Just what that satellite would be was under the remit of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), which pioneered a round-bottomed capsule that could also keep men safe returning from space. Meanwhile, US Air Force pilots were riding to the fringes of space in balloons to see how humans handled radiation at high altitude, while test pilots like Neil Armstrong flew cutting-edge, rocket-powered aircraft in the thin upper atmosphere. Amy Shira Teitel tells the story of America's nascent space program, its scientific advances, its personalities and the rivalries it caused between the various arms of the United States military, right up to the launch of Sputnik in 1957, when getting a man into space became a national imperative leading to the creation of NASA.--Adapted from book jacket.
Feldberg TL670 .T397 2016

Comparing a deliberative process to social choice theory in valuing ecosystem services
Murphy, Mackenzie author
Rauner D.C. History Honors 2015

Introduction to bioenergy
Nelson, Vaughn, author
Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2016
Feldberg TP339 .N45 2016

AC susceptibility imaging of magnetic nanoparticles with magnetoencephalography
Zou, Yvette, author
Rauner D.C. History Honors 2016

Microgrids and other local area power and energy systems
Kwasinski, Alexis, 1970- author
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; Cambridge University Press, [2016]
Component reliability and system availability -- Economics -- Power converters -- Power generation sources -- Energy storage -- System architecture -- Operation and control -- LAPES and grid interaction.

"Describing the formation, integration, planning, composition, and operation of microgrids, this book explains how local power systems can address limitations in conventional electric power grids, and provides insights into the practical implementation needs and outcomes of microgrid technology. All aspects of microgrid design and applications are covered, including the main technologies involved in microgrids and other local area power and energy systems. The reliability and economic characteristics of microgrid system architecture, energy storage, and grid interaction are explored in depth"--
Feldberg TK3105 .K85 2016

Fuel cells : data, facts and figures
edited by Detlef Stolten, Remzi C. Samsun and Nancy Garland
Weinheim, Germany : Wiley VCH, c2016
Feldberg TK2931 .F84 2016

Handbook of petroleum refining processes
Robert A. Meyers, editor- in-chief
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, 2016
pt. 1. Alkylation and polymerization -- pt. 2. Base aromatics production processes -- pt. 3. Catalytic cracking -- pt. 4. Dehydrogenation -- pt. 5. Synthesis gas and hydrogen production -- pt.6. Hydrocracking -- pt. 7. Hydrotreating -- pt. 8. Isomerization -- pt. 9. Separation processes -- pt. 10. Sulfur compound extraction and sweetening -- pt. 11. Visbreaking and coking -- pt. 12. Catalytic reforming -- pt. 13. Oxygenates production technologies -- pt. 14. Olefins from methanol -- pt. 15. Hydrogen processing.
Feldberg TP690 .H34 2016

Introduction to optimum design
Arora, Jasbir S., author
London, UK ; Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, [2017]
This text describes engineering design optimization in a rigorous, yet simplified manner, illustrates various concepts and procedures with simple examples, and demonstrates their applicability to engineering design problems.
Feldberg TA174 .A76 2017

Internet of things : principles and paradigms
edited by Rajkumar Buyya, Amir Vahid Dastjerdi
Cambridge, MA : Morgan Kaufmann, [2016]
"The Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm makes 'things' such as medical devices, fridge, smart meters, cameras, and road traffic sensors part of the Internet. It is expected that trillions of IoT devices will be deployed by 2025 for applications such as smart cities and digital agriculture. This new paradigm opens the doors to new innovations and interactions between people and things that will enhance the quality of life and utilization of scarce resources. [This book] captures the state-of-the-art research in Internet of Things, its applications, architectures, and technologies. The book identifies potential future directions and technologies that facilitate insights into numerous scientific, business, and consumer applications ... [and] addresses numerous challenges and develops the conceptual and technological solutions for tackling them. The challenges include the development of scalable architecture, lightweight application development platforms, autonomic management, and as well as the privacy and ethical issues around data sensing, sharing, and processing."--Back cover.
Feldberg QA76.5915 .I683 2016

The science of renewable energy
Spellman, Frank R., author
Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, 2016
Feldberg TJ808 .S685 2016

Fuel cell fundamentals
O'Hayre, Ryan P
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons Inc., [2016]
Feldberg TK2931 .F78 2016

Vibration problems in machines : diagnosis and resolution
Lees, A. W
Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2016]
Feldberg TJ177 .L44 2016

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