An exciting new series, building into an extensive library of knowledge for tomorrow's young scientists. Lively and accessible, each of the 10 volumes focuses on a major area of scientific knowledge and draws the reader into the dynamic world of the modern scientist. * nearly 300 major articles in all, giving full coverage of the physical, chemical and biological sciences * accurate and up to date, covering the latest discoveries, events and ideas * expert authors capture the excitement of science * all text checked by specialist consultants * over 1300 illustrations - carefully selected photos and specially commissioned drawings and diagrams.
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Jacqueline Mitton is a member of the International Astronomical Union and fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.Review:
"This book represents the outcome of over 12 years of research and teaching by the authors on constructal theory and its application. It provides comprehensive and elegant discussion of a revolutionary new approach for understanding and predicting the designs that arise in both nature and engineering, from the tree and the forest to the cooling of electronics, urban design, decontamination, and vascular smart materials. This book is highly recommended for everyone, especially students and professionals in mechanical, civil, environmental, energy and power, chemical, aerospace, and biomedical engineering, as well in geophysics and biology." ("International Journal of Energy Research," 2010)"The constructal law provides a broad coverage of "designedness" everywhere, from engineering to geophysics and biology....it provides the student with strategy for how to pursue and discover design-the configurations or patterns-in both space and time. Constructal theory pushes design thinking clo
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