Through the eyes of an inventor of new markets, Good Derivatives: A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation tells the story of how financial innovation – a concept that is misunderstood and under attack - has been a positive force in the last four decades. If properly designed and regulated, these “good derivatives” can open vast possibilities to address a variety of global problems. Filled with provocative ideas, fascinating stories, and valuable lessons, it will provide both an insightful interpretation of the last forty years in capital and environmental markets and a vision of world finance for the next forty years. As a young economist at the Chicago Board of Trade, Richar...
Thermodynamics: Fundamentals and Applications for Chemical Engineers explores the concepts and properties of thermodynamics and illustrates how they can be applied to solve practical problems. The book introduces the fundamentals of thermodynamics for multi-phase, multi-component systems, providing a framework for dealing with problems in chemical engineering including mixing, compressing, and distilling fluids. The first eight chapters of Thermodynamics focus on single-component thermodynamics, introducing important concepts that will be referenced throughout subsequent chapters. Later chapters introduce modeling for multi-component systems. Topics covered include: properties as a function ...
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Distinguished as one of the bestsellers in the market, the strength of this book lies in its simple and lucid presentation of the C programming concepts. It helps the beginners in better understanding of the implementation and applications of C language through sample programs, case-studies, programming problems and projects . Includes the new features of C99 standards and select new programs important from major university examination requisites
All 12 books in the New York Times bestselling series! Over 63 million copies sold! Are you ready for the moment of truth? Mass disappearances Political crisis Economic crisis Worldwide epidemics Environmental catastrophe Military apocalypse And that’s just the beginning . . . of the end of the world. “This is the most successful Christian-fiction series ever.” —Publishers Weekly “Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins . . . are doing for Christian fiction what John Grisham did for courtroom thrillers.” —Time “Combines Tom Clancy–like suspense with touches of romance, high-tech flash, and biblical references.” —New York Times “Wildly popular—and highly controversial.” —USA Today “Call it what you like, the Left Behind series . . . now has a label its creators could have never predicted: blockbuster success.” —Entertainment Weekly Contains the following titles: #1: Left Behind #2: Tribulation Force #3: Nicolae #4: Soul Harvest #5: Apollyon #6: Assassins #7: The Indwelling #8: The Mark #9: Desecration #10: The Remnant #11: Armageddon #12: Glorious Appearing
1001 Inventions that Changed the Way we Live aims to give you a wide and varied offering of scientific and technological breakthroughs that have shaped and aided human development throughout history. From the first stone flints sharpened by prehistoric man to the spoke wheel and from the first steam powered machine to manual manoeuvring units for space walks, this book explores the stories behind the innovations and traces the development from concept to completion. From the big ideas to the smaller objects, discover when the first pair of scissors was used, or how the world wide web was created inventions and ideas that have become integral to modern life now. Perfect to dip into and an endless source of intriguing discoveries, 1001 Inventions that Change the Way we Live presents the history of the world through all the brilliant ideas that came to fruition. It is a fascinating and comprehensive study of human endeavour throughout the ages.
An account of the shooting death of a L.A. cop describes how two men--a drifter and a model student at New Mexico Institute of Technology--neither of whom knew the other, confessed to the crime. Original.