Technology-Enhanced Learning: Principles and Products by Pierre Dillenbourg, Sanna Järvelä, Frank Fischer (auth.),

By Pierre Dillenbourg, Sanna Järvelä, Frank Fischer (auth.), Dr. Nicolas Balacheff, Dr. Sten Ludvigsen, Dr. Ton de Jong, Dr. Ard Lazonder, Dr. Sally Barnes (eds.)

Technology-enhanced studying is a well timed subject, the significance of that's famous by way of academic researchers, practitioners, software program designers, and coverage makers. This quantity offers and discusses present developments and matters in technology-enhanced studying from a eu examine and improvement viewpoint. This multifaceted and multidisciplinary subject is taken into account from 4 varied viewpoints, each one of which constitutes a separate part within the ebook. The sections comprise common in addition to domain-specific rules of studying which have been discovered to play an important position in technology-enhanced environments, how you can form the surroundings to optimize beginners’ interactions and studying, and particular applied sciences utilized by the surroundings to empower newbies. an extra part discusses the paintings provided within the previous sections from a working laptop or computer technological know-how viewpoint and an implementation perspective.
This ebook comes out of the paintings in Kaleidoscope: a ecu community of Excellence within which over 1,000 humans from greater than ninety institutes throughout Europe take part. Kaleidoscope brings jointly researchers from various disciplines and cultures, via their collaboration and sharing of medical results, they're supporting circulate the sector of technology-enhanced studying forward.

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The Designer's Guide to VHDL by Peter J. Ashenden

By Peter J. Ashenden

  • "The moment version of The Designer's advisor to VHDL units a brand new typical in VHDL texts. i'm definite that you'll locate it a truly invaluable addition in your library."
    —From the foreword by means of Paul Menchini, Menchini & Associates

Foreword, Pages vii-viii
Foreword to the 1st Edition, Pages ix-x
Preface, Pages xix-xxiv
1 - primary Concepts, Pages 1-27
2 - Scalar information kinds and Operations, Pages 29-56
3 - Sequential Statements, Pages 57-84
4 - Composite information varieties and Operations, Pages 85-106
5 - simple Modeling Constructs, Pages 107-165
6 - Case examine: A Pipelined Multiplier Accumulator, Pages 167-194
7 - Subprograms, Pages 195-230
8 - applications and Use Clauses, Pages 231-256
9 - Aliases, Pages 257-265
10 - Case research: A Bit-Vector mathematics Package, Pages 267-283
11 - Resolved Signals, Pages 285-307
12 - familiar Constants, Pages 309-316
13 - elements and Configurations, Pages 317-348
14 - Generate Statements, Pages 349-371
15 - Case examine: The DLX laptop System, Pages 373-458
16 - Guards and Blocks, Pages 459-486
17 - entry kinds and summary facts Types, Pages 487-514
18 - records and Input/Output, Pages 515-547
19 - Case learn: Queuing Networks, Pages 549-584
20 - Attributes and Groups, Pages 585-613
21 - Miscellaneous Topics, Pages 615-637
A - Synthesis, Pages 639-654
B - The Predefined package deal Standard, Pages 655-657
C - IEEE usual Packages, Pages 659-669
D - similar Standards, Pages 671-682
E - VHDL Syntax, Pages 683-695
F - adjustments between VHDL-87, VHDL-93 and VHDL-2001, Pages 697-701
G - solutions to Exercises, Pages 703-722
References, Pages 723-724
Index, Pages 725-739

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Toxins and Contaminants in Indian Food Products by Ramesh Kumar Sharma, Salvatore Parisi

By Ramesh Kumar Sharma, Salvatore Parisi

This e-book discusses various elements of illness in Indian foodstuff items. specific realization is given to the presence and analytical detection of harmful ingredients similar to insecticides, mycotoxins and different biologically-produced pollution, meals chemical substances and ingredients with common or business starting place. in addition, the booklet addresses the creation and the industrial exploitation of local botanical components, and the query if such parts might be considered as meals or medicinal drugs. It additionally sheds gentle on chemical elements of natural farming practices in India. Readers also will locate details on insecticides and different dangerous chemical substances detection in Indian farming. The authors current an invaluable opinion on how and why meals contaminants can result in border rejections in the course of export, specifically to the ecu Union.

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Topology Optimization of Structures and Composite Continua by George I. N. Rozvany, N. Olhoff

By George I. N. Rozvany, N. Olhoff

Topology optimization of constructions and composite fabrics is a brand new and speedily increasing box of mechanics that is now coming to play an immense function in such a lot branches of engineering, similar to aerospace, mechanical, structural, civil and fabrics. There also are major implications for strength creation and the development and fabric sciences. It a very 'high-tech' box, requiring complicated computing device amenities and computational equipment, whereas related to strange theoretical concerns in natural arithmetic. Topology optimization offers with the most intractable difficulties within the mechanical sciences, yet is additionally of substantial sensible curiosity in that it could possibly in attaining some distance larger rate reductions than traditional (sizing or form) optimization. huge examine into topology optimization is being performed in so much constructed countries.The current booklet describes the state-of-the-art, bringing jointly researchers from a variety of backgrounds: mathematicians, info scientists, aerospace, automobile, mechanical, structural and civil engineers.

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Total Materials Management: Achieving Maximum Profits by Eugene L. Magad

By Eugene L. Magad

Reflecting the improve function of materials/logistics administration in present day aggressive company atmosphere, this new version presents a basic figuring out of the topic and its fuction in all sectors of the financial system. It examines the very important sector of shopper carrier and indicates how one can enforce an international classification, built-in materials/logistics method that regulate actions beginning with the provider, in the course of the corporation operation, and concluding with the happy patron. completely revised and up-to-date, the second one variation beneficial properties new chapters on Just-In-Time and automation. extra discussions comprise reaching global type competitiveness, ISO 9000 and organizational developments. Theoretical and sensible examples of materials/logistics administration are built-in with a variety of real-life examples. This moment version of overall fabrics administration provides obtainable ways for boosting fabrics management/logistics, permitting team of workers in procuring, warehousing, actual distribution, fabrics dealing with, stock keep an eye on and construction keep watch over to capitalize on colossal possibilities for mark downs. This booklet is additionally a massive source for college students in classes on materials/logistics management.

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Decision-Based Design: Integrating Consumer Preferences into by Wei Chen

By Wei Chen

Building upon the elemental rules of determination idea, Decision-Based layout: Integrating customer personal tastes into Engineering layout offers an analytical method of enterprise-driven Decision-Based layout (DBD) as a rigorous framework for selection making in engineering layout. as soon as the similar basics of determination thought, financial research, and econometrics modelling are tested, the remainder chapters describe the full method, the linked analytical strategies, and the layout case stories for integrating patron choice modeling into the enterprise-driven DBD framework.
Methods for picking key attributes, optimum layout of human appraisal experiments, facts assortment, information research, and insist version estimation are provided and illustrated utilizing engineering layout case stories. The scope of the chapters additionally provides:

A rigorous framework of integrating the pursuits from either manufacturer and shoppers in engineering design,
Analytical options of customer selection modelling to forecast the impression of engineering decisions,
Methods for synthesizing enterprise and engineering versions in multidisciplinary layout environments, and
Examples of powerful software of Decision-Based layout supported via case studies.

No subject even if you're an engineer dealing with judgements in purchaser similar product layout, an teacher or pupil of engineering layout, or a researcher exploring the function of determination making and purchaser selection modelling in layout, Decision-Based layout: Integrating shopper personal tastes into Engineering layout presents a competent reference over various key topics.

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VLSI Analog Filters: Active RC, OTA-C, and SC by P.V. Ananda Mohan

By P.V. Ananda Mohan

Nice strides were made within the improvement of analog filters during the last few a long time. the 1st ebook to regard those contemporary advances intensive, VLSI Analog Filters offers a finished advisor for researchers and upper-level graduate scholars, totally getting ready readers for pro paintings. particularly, the paintings covers energetic RC filters, OTA-C filters, and Switched-capacitor filters, together with complicated layout recommendations for low strength and high-speed designs, research and repayment of non-idealities, and sensible case reviews of latest designs. during the publication, routines are incorporated to enhance figuring out of suggestions, and simulations are used to reinforce connections to functional applications.
This complicated textbook is acceptable for engineering graduate scholars learning analog filter out layout, providing an entire direction that could feed seamlessly to employment in undefined. while, it serves as a really necessary reference for researchers and engineers seeking to achieve a deeper knowing of the sector.

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Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 41 by Atta-ur-Rahman (Eds.)

By Atta-ur-Rahman (Eds.)

Natural items within the plant and animal country supply a tremendous range of chemical constructions which are the results of biosynthetic techniques which have been modulated over the millennia via genetic results. With the quick advancements in spectroscopic thoughts and accompanying advances in high-throughput screening suggestions, it has develop into attainable to isolate after which confirm the constructions and organic job of traditional items swiftly, therefore beginning up interesting new possibilities within the box of latest drug improvement to the pharmaceutical undefined.

The sequence additionally covers the synthesis or trying out and recording of the medicinal houses of typical products.

  • Describes the chemistry of bioactive normal products
  • Contains contributions via best specialists within the field
  • A helpful source for typical items and medicinal chemistry

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Design of Systems on a Chip: Design and Test by Ricardo Reis, Marcelo Soares Lubaszewski, Jochen A.G. Jess

By Ricardo Reis, Marcelo Soares Lubaszewski, Jochen A.G. Jess

Layout of platforms on a Chip: layout and try is the second one of 2 volumes addressing the layout demanding situations linked to new generations of the semiconductor expertise. a number of the chapters are the compilations of tutorials awarded at workshops within the contemporary years by means of well-known authors from around the world. expertise, productiveness and caliber are the most facets into consideration to set up the foremost requisites for the layout and attempt of upcoming platforms on a chip. particularly this moment e-book contain contributions on 3 assorted, yet complementary axes: middle layout, computer-aided layout instruments and try tools. a suite of chapters take care of the heterogeneity point of center designs, exhibiting the variety of elements that can proportion an analogous substrate in a state of the art procedure on a chip. the second one a part of the e-book discusses CAD in 3 assorted degrees of layout abstraction, from approach point to actual layout. The 3rd half offers with try out tools. the subject is addressed from various viewpoints: by way of chip complexity, try out is mentioned from the center and process potential; by way of sign heterogeneity, the electronic, mixed-signal and microsystem potential are thought of.

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