Authors:V. Turkevich, Jay Lee, Nikolay Novikov,
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: innovative, superhard, advanced, workshop, physics, chemistry, research, mathematics, manufacturing, materials, sustainable, coatings, proceedings, nato
Number of Pages: 475
Published: 2005-08-11
List price: $104.00
ISBN-10: 1402034709
ISBN-13: 9781402034701

The book contains the results of the latest achievements of leading researchers from 9 countries in the field of diamond and diamond-like carbon, cubic boron nitride and other superhard materials; high-density engineering ceramics; high pressure-high temperature technique; computer-aided modeling; diamond, cubic boron nitride, ceramic and cemented carbide tools; development, production and applications of nanostructured materials; films and wear-resistant coating; methods for quality control of tool materials and tools.

Author: Charles M. S. Sutcliffe
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
Keywords: economics, textbooks, innovative, futures, index, stock
Number of Pages: 512
Published: 2006-04-01
List price: $70.00
ISBN-10: 0754641929
ISBN-13: 9780754641926

The global value of trading in index futures is about $20 trillion per year and rising, and for many countries the value traded is similar to that traded on their stock markets. This book describes how index futures markets work and clearly summarises the substantial body of international empirical evidence relating to these markets. Using the concepts and tools of finance, the book also provides a comprehensive description of the economic forces that underlie trading in index futures. "Stock Index Futures, 3/e" contains many teaching and learning aids, including numerous examples, a glossary,

Author: Tony Morden
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
Keywords: textbooks, business, innovative, management, principles
Number of Pages: 576
Published: 2004-06-30
List price: $70.00
ISBN-10: 0754619842
ISBN-13: 9780754619840

Now in its Second Edition, Principles of Management by Tony Morden is a proven textbook that offers a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of management. In addition to explaining the fundamentals, this book now takes the reader to the leading edge of the discipline. The Second Edition contains new material on leadership, trust, stress management, teamwork, the public sector, and knowledge management. It is assumed that in business an international context is now the norm, and Part Five examines global styles of management. Arranged in sharply focused parts and chapters,

Author: Eckhard Siggel
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
Keywords: economics, innovative, textbooks, approach, analysis, policy, development
Number of Pages: 277
Published: 2005-04
List price: $59.95
ISBN-10: 0754642933
ISBN-13: 9780754642930

Focuses upon economic policy in the context of developing countries. The aims is to show how economic theory can be applied to the real and urgent challenges facing the developing world. The text includes 17 country case studies as well as comprehensive theoretical coverage.

Author: Andrew Greasley
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
Keywords: business, textbooks, innovative, simulation, modelling
Number of Pages: 222
Published: 2004-02
List price: $80.00
ISBN-10: 0754632148
ISBN-13: 9780754632146

Simulation modelling has been used for many years in the manufacturing sector but has now become a mainstream tool in business situations. This is partly because of the popularity of business process re-engineering (BPR) and other process based improvement methods that use simulation to help analyse changes in process design. This textbook includes case studies in both manufacturing and service situations to demonstrate the usefulness of the approach. A further reason for the increasing popularity of the technique is the development of business orientated and user-friendly Windows-based softwa

Author: Bob Veverka
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Keywords: flies, saltwater, innovative
Number of Pages: 196
Published: 1999-01
List price: $49.95
ISBN-10: 0811709027
ISBN-13: 9780811709026

*90 color photos * 8 x 11 * Patterns and recipes for 271 flies from 37 top innovators * Profiles and photos of the tiers * Flies for Atlantic and Pacific coasts, Mexico, the Caribbean "An excellent addition to historical documentation of the sport."--Kathleen Achor, editor of The American Fly Fisher On Michael Radencich’s color plates of flies: "I’m out of superlatives for his work."--Christopher Camuto, Gray’s Sporting Journal, February 1998 This sumptuously illustrated reference is organized by tier, with background information on each expert’s saltwater fishing ex

Author: James Simmie
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: cities, innovative
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 2001-07-25
List price: $155.00
ISBN-10: 0415231841
ISBN-13: 9780415231848

Innovative Citiespresents a unique international comparison of innovation in Amsterdam, London, Milan, Paris and Stuttgart. Based on research funded by the ESRC program on "Cities: Competitiveness and Cohesion", it compares and contrasts the reasons why these sites are among the top ten innovative cities in Europe. The research reported here takes a careful and directly comparable look at what characteristics and conditions in the five cities have led to the flourishing of innovation in them. Researchers with detailed local knowledge have applied the same analytical tools and survey techniques
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