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Rules of Thumb
Language: en
Pages: 409
Authors: Tom Parker
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-18 - Publisher: Workman Publishing

A mix of folk wisdom, common sense, shared experience, the advice of experts, and the kind of group think that's made websites like Wikipedia so vital, Rules of Thumb is the impulsive compendium of 1,000 general principles that apply to every facet of life. Collected by Tom Parker for over
Modern Devices
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Charles L. Joseph, Santiago Bernal
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-02 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Focuses on the common recurring physical principles behind sophisticated modern devices This book discusses the principles of physics through applications of state-of-the-art technologies and advanced instruments. The authors use diagrams, sketches, and graphs coupled with equations and mathematical analysis to enhance the reader’s understanding of modern devices. Readers will learn
Advances in Human Factors, Ergonomics, and Safety in Manufacturing and Service Industries
Language: en
Pages: 1250
Authors: Waldemar Karwowski, Gavriel Salvendy
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-24 - Publisher: CRC Press

This volume is concerned with the human factors, ergonomics, and safety issues related to the design of products, processes, and systems, as well as operation and management of business enterprises in both manufacturing and service sectors of contemporary industry. The book is organized into ten sections that focus on the
What Remains
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Waldemar Karwowski, Gavriel Salvendy
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Combining photography and essay, presents a speculative portrait of a Jewish immigrant living out the end of his days in New York's midcentury mental health system. After the closure of Willard Psychiatric Center on New York’s Seneca Lake in 1995, more than four hundred abandoned suitcases were discovered in its
Irrationality in Health Care
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Douglas E. Hough
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-15 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

The health care industry in the U.S. is peculiar. We spend close to 18% of our GDP on health care, yet other countries get better results—and we don't know why. To date, we still lack widely accepted answers to simple questions, such as "Would requiring everyone to buy health insurance