Mac Mini Hacks & Mods For Dummies

* Starting at $499, the diminutive Mac mini-2.5 inches tall, 6.5 inches wide, and 2.9 pounds-is expected to become Apple's bestselling computer, with projected shipments of 100,000 units a month* This book offers several projects-some easy, some more challenging-to help people tweak, modify, and transform a Mac mini* Modest modifications include creating a Mac mini home theater, an appliance controller, and a travel kit; other more c...

A Scientific Approach To Writing For Engineers & Scientists

ROBERT E. BERGER, PHD, brings a unique set of experiences to the subject of writing. In addition to his training as a scientist, he has edited thousands of research proposals, technical topics in solicitations for such proposals, abstracts of winning proposals, and commercialization plans for converting technology to businesses. A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO WRITING Technical ideas may be solid or even groundbreaking, but if these ideas c...

Demystifying Doha: On Architecture And Urbanism In An Emerging City

Over the past decade or so, the wealth produced by Qatar's oil and gas exports has generated a construction development boom in its capital city of Doha and the surrounding vicinity. Since the late 1990s, the number of inhabitants has grown from less than 400,000 to more than 1.7 million today. In many respects, Doha is portrayed as an important emerging global capital in the Gulf region, which has been positioning and re-inventing i...

Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design (McGraw-Hill Series in Mechanical Engineering)

Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design is intended for students beginning the study of mechanical engineering design. Students will find that the text inherently directs them into familiarity with both the basics of design decisions and the standards of industrial components. It combines the straightforward focus on fundamentals that instructors have come to expect, with a modern emphasis on design and new applications. The tenth ed...

The Future X Network: A Bell Labs Perspective

We are at the dawn of an era in networking that has the potential to define a new phase of human existence. This era will be shaped by the digitization and connection of everything and everyone with the goal of automating much of life, effectively creating time by maximizing the efficiency of everything we do and augmenting our intelligence with knowledge that expedites and optimizes decision-making and everyday routines and processe...

Supercritical Fluid Extraction: Technology, Applications And Limitations

The technology of application of fluids in the supercritical state is a viable option and a high quality scientific method for obtaining materials, insulation, and extractions among other situations in which it may be applied yielding a high quality material. Due to its wide range of application, it has been extensively used to investigate different raw materials focusing on obtaining high quality products and applicability in variou...

Multi-carrier Communication Systems With Examples In Matlab®: A New Perspective

Detailing the advantages and limitations of multi-carrier communication, this book proposes possible solutions for these limitations. Multi-Carrier Communication Systems with Examples in MATLAB®: A New Perspectiveaddresses the two primary drawbacks of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) communication systems: the high sensitivity to carrier frequency offsets and phase noise, and the high peak-to-average power ratio (PAP...