By J. B. Dance, W. Ashhurst, L. L. Green
Radioisotope Experiments for colleges and schools describes a few radioisotope experiments to delineate atomic occasions and to supply facts of the particulate nature of topic.
This booklet is split into 9 chapters, and starts off with a dialogue at the basic of radioisotope, together with radioactivity, atomic constitution, decay kinetics, radiation-matter interplay, gamma radiation, and isotope creation. the next chapters take care of the nuclear radiation dimension equipment and the incidence of normal radioisotopes. those issues are through a evaluation of the impression of radiation from exterior and inner resources on organic tissues. This ebook additionally presents demonstration experiments in the course of user-friendly lectures on radioactivity or, at times, by means of person students and don't contain any exact size. The concluding chapters are dedicated to particular experiments utilizing obviously happening radioisotopes, and sealed and unsealed artificially produced isotopes.
This ebook is of worth to physics lecturers and scholars.
By Richard Mehl
Twiddling with colour is a hugely available, enjoyable method of studying colour software and ideas. This hands-on e-book starts off with an creation to the philosophy of studying throughout the means of play. It then results in a sequence of experimental layout initiatives with an emphasis on colour, supplying the reader with a “toolkit” of rules and talents. the attention and sensitivity to shape, colour, fabric and craft won via those visible experiments increases the designer’s self assurance of their own layout paintings. This ebook can be utilized within the school room or independently, and readers can pass on to routines that entice them.
By H. Berlin
By Ernst A. Heinz (auth.)
The e-book offers new result of computer-chess learn within the components of selective ahead pruning, the effective software of game-theoretical wisdom, and the behaviour of the hunt at expanding depths. It indicates find out how to make subtle game-tree searchers extra scalable at ever greater depths. during the entire ebook, the high-speed and master-strength chess software "DarkThought" serves as a pragmatic try car to behavior a variety of experiments at extraordinary seek depths. The broad experimental reviews offer convincing empirical facts for the sensible usefulness of the offered techniques.
merits: - presentation of complicated and brand-new examine results
in computing device chess (e.g. selective pruning and other
seek improvements, enhanced endgame databases, etc.)
- various experiments at unparalleled seek depths
- large experimental evaluation
- functional usefulness of recent thoughts confirmed within
robust cutting-edge chess software "DarkThought"
- comprises exact implementation skeletons in ANSI-C
- comprises concise introductions into the sport of chess
and the fundamentals of laptop chess in general
By Virginia L. Mullin
Childrens can realize very important rules of recent technology via accomplishing those interesting experiments. applicable for grade schoolers and teenagers, this illustrated quantity explains the language of chemistry and lab concepts. greater than forty experiments comprise transforming into a crystal backyard, production oxygen, making a miniature volcano, making cleaning soap and toothpaste, and extra.
By Mrs. P. Cahn (auth.), Joël Lépinoux, Dominique Mazière, Vassilis Pontikis, Georges Saada (eds.)
A great quantity of study and effects at the mechanical behaviour of crystalline solids has the invention of dislocations within the early thirties. This pattern has been greater via the advance of robust experimental options. really X ray diffraction. transmission and scanning electron microscopy. microanalysis. The technological development has given upward push to the research of varied and intricate fabrics. to not communicate of these lately invented. whose mechanical houses have to be mastered. both for his or her lise as structural fabrics. or extra easily for detenllining their fonnability approaches. As is frequently the case this quickly progress has been diverted either by way of the burial of early basic effects that are rediscovered roughly effectively. and by means of the too quick book of faulty effects. which propagate largely. and are authorized with no feedback. Examples of those statements abound. and won't be quoted the following for the sake of dispassionateness. realizing the mechanical houses of fabrics implies using a number of experimental thoughts. mixed with a superb theoretical wisdom of elasticity. thermodynamics and stable kingdom physics. the new improvement of varied computing device recommendations (simulation. ab initio calculations) has additional to the trouble of accumulating the experimental details. and gaining knowledge of the theoretical knowing. No laboratory is supplied with all of the attainable experimental settings. virtually no scientist masters all this theoretical kno\vledge. for this reason. cooperation among scientists is required greater than even before.
By Cy Tymony
Writer and delightfully mad scientist Cy Tymony combines the joys of his Sneaky makes use of sequence with a bunch of attention-grabbing technology proof and ingenious tips in Sneaky technological know-how Tricks, a uniquely unique and academic how-to advisor for the sly and curious between us.
This time, Tymony has concocted an creative bag of tips that features a helicopter, a hand-powered fan, a smart moon course trick, and plenty of, many different smart navigation instruments and a whole bunch sneaky minutiae on vegetation and animals, geography, and physics.
Each nifty undertaking within the publication comes entire with specified, easy-to-follow directions and illustrations that absolutely show the step by step procedure, making Sneaky technological know-how Tricks a terrific guidebook for sneaky scientists of every age.
By Barus c.
By Bobby Stanton, Lin Zhu, Charles H. Atwood
Cutting edge and self-directed, EXPERIMENTS as a rule CHEMISTRY: that includes MEASURENET, second variation prepares scholars for the laboratory atmosphere by way of asking them multi-component questions, development their wisdom from earlier experiments, and incorporating the leading edge MeasureNet community information assortment process into the handbook. MeasureNet improves the laboratory event through requiring smaller quantities of chemical substances for experiments--making the lab more secure and extra environmentally friendly--and drastically expanding precision via its digital facts assortment, research, and aid positive aspects.
By Rothe, R.E.; Lockheed Idaho Technologies Co., Idaho Falls, ID (United States); United States. Dept. of Energy.; Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory.; United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Scientific and Technical Information