Chinese Dates: A Traditional Functional Food

Chinese Dates: A Traditional Functional Food



Chinese Dates: A Traditional Functional Food English | ISBN: 1498703585 | 2016 | 405 pages | PDF | 49 MB



Chinese Dates: A Traditional Functional Food delivers unique information on Chinese dates (jujubes) as typical ethical foods and traditional health-promoting foods. It conveys a better understanding of Asian food cultures and provides historical information in regard to traditional functional foods and their dietary applications. It discusses the health-promoting benefits of a wide variety of jujube fruits and covers different jujube products, such as jujube fruit juice and cakes. It also looks into the many kinds of jujube fruit-based medicated diets, describes innovative new processing technologies and novel jujube products, and examines ethnomedicinal uses, pharmacological activity, and phytochemical constitutes of jujubes.

PHP and MySQL Manual: Simple, yet Powerful Web Programming

PHP and MySQL Manual: Simple, yet Powerful Web Programming



PHP and MySQL Manual: Simple, yet Powerful Web Programming 2004 | 589 Pages | ISBN: 1447110552 | PDF | 36 MB


PHP is rapidly becoming the language of choice for dynamic Web development, in particular for e-commerce and on-line database systems. It is open source software and easy to install, and can be used with a variety of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows and UNIX. This comprehensive manual covers the basic core of the language, with lots of practical examples of some of the more recent and useful features available in version 5.0. MySQL database creation and development is also covered, as it is the developer database most commonly used alongside PHP. It will be an invaluable book for professionals wanting to use PHP to develop their own dynamic web pages.

Introduction to Virtual Reality

Introduction to Virtual Reality



Introduction to Virtual Reality 2004 | 163 Pages | ISBN: 1852337397 | PDF | 9 MB



During the last decade the word virtual became one of the most exposed words in the English language. Today we have virtual universities, virtual offices, virtual pets, virtual actors, virtual museums, virtual doctors - and all because of virtual reality. So what is virtual reality? Essentially, virtual reality is about the navigation and manipulation of 3D computer-generated environments. A VR user is able to navigate by walking, running or even flying through a virtual environment and explore viewpoints that would be impossible in the real world. But the real benefit of VR is the ability to touch, animate, pickup and reposition virtual objects and create totally new configurations. Key topics: The origins of VR How VR works How VR is being used The field of Virtual Reality is moving very quickly and increasing numbers of people need to know more about this exciting subject. Introduction to Virtual Reality explains what VR is about, without going into the underlying mathematical techniques, but at the same time providing a solid understanding and foundation of the techniques and applications involved.

Building Database-Driven Flash Applications

Building Database-Driven Flash Applications



Building Database-Driven Flash Applications 2004 | 440 Pages | ISBN: 1590591100 | PDF | 13 MB



Building Database Driven Flash Applications demonstrates how the capabilities of Flash programming can be combined with Web back-end databases directly, without an intermediate layer of programming. Techniques for utilizing Flash presentation capabilities with the power of back-end databases are covered in step-by-step detail. Techniques and complete out-of-the-box solutions that are ready to be utilized immediately are presented.Provides complete application solutions, out-of-the-box, that are ready for use by the readerExamples on multiple technology platforms, including ASP, ASP .NET, SQL Server, and Access ...

The Sacrifice of Socrates: Athens, Plato, and Girard: Studies in Violence, Mimesis, Culture [Audi...


The Sacrifice of Socrates: Athens, Plato, and Girard: Studies in Violence, Mimesis, Culture [Audi...

The Sacrifice of Socrates: Athens, Plato, and Girard: Studies in Violence, Mimesis, Culture [Audiobook]

English | January 24, 2019 | ASIN: B07N168P38 | M4B@64 kbps | 6h 50m | 186 MB


When Athenians suffered the shame of having lost a war from their own greed and foolishness, around 404 BCE the public's blame was directed at Socrates, a man whose unique appearance and behavior

Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World's Most Savage Murderers [Audiobook]


Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World's Most Savage Murderers [Audiobook]


Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World's Most Savage Murderers [Audiobook]

English | October 7, 2014 | ASIN: B00MV2EWE0 | M4B@64 kbps | 8h 58m | 244 MB


For decades now, serial killers have taken center stage in the news and entertainment media. The coverage of real-life murderers such as Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer has transformed them into ghoulish celebrities. Similarly, the popularity of fictional characters such asHannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter or Dexter demonstrates just how eager the public is to be frightened by these human predators.

Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism [Audiobook]


Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism [Audiobook]



Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism [Audiobook]

English | June 12, 2012 | ASIN: B008B0PQZU | M4B@64 kbps | 6h 9m | 167 MB
Narrator: Karen White


In her groundbreaking new book, Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows, Melanie Joy explores the invisible system that shapes our perception of the meat we eat, so that we love some animals and eat others without knowing why. She calls this system carnism.

Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them [Audiobook]


Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them [Audiobook]

Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them [Audiobook]

English | May 8, 2013 | ASIN: B00CP8OT1Q | M4B@64 kbps | 8h 18m | 226 MB
Narrator: Holly Fielding


Swoon is a glittering pageant of charismatic ladies' men from Casanova to Lord Byron to Camus to Ashton Kutcher. It challenges every preconceived idea about great lovers and answers one of history's most vexing questions: what do women want?

Knowledge Enterprise: Intelligent Strategies in Product Design, Manufacturing, and Management: Pr...

Knowledge Enterprise: Intelligent Strategies in Product Design, Manufacturing, and Management: Pr...



Knowledge Enterprise: Intelligent Strategies in Product Design, Manufacturing, and Management: Proceedings of PROLAMAT 2006, IF 2006 | 1046 Pages | ISBN: 0387344020 | PDF | 17 MB


This volume contains the edited version of the technical presentations of PROLMAT 2006, the IFIP TC5 international conference held on June 15-17, 2006 at the Shanghai University in China. The main theme of this conference is Knowledge Enterprise - Intelligent Strategies in Product Design, Manufacturing and Management. These proceedings focus on the issue of how to translate data and information into knowledge in manufacturing enterprises.These papers, authored by experts from around the world, aim to bridge the gap between academic research and the implementation of information technology in industry. They cover a wide range of applications, including theory, architecture, methodology, implementation, and case study. Special topics include:Knowledge Discovery and Management in ManufacturingManufacturing Business Intelligence and Data MiningProduct Life CyclesProduction ManagementIntelligent Manufacturing SystemsKesheng Wang is a professor and director of the Knowledge Discovery Laboratory at the Department of Production and Quality Engineering, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway. He is the author of more than 130 papers referred to in international journals and conferences, and also the author of 13 books. His current areas of interest are Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Applied Computational Intelligence, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Knowledge Management. George L. Kovacs is a professor and head of the CIM Research Laboratory at the Computer and Automation Institute and Technical University of Budapest, Hungary. His research interests include CAD/CAM/CIM, Intelligent Manufacturing, and Virtual Enterprises. Michael J. Wozny is a professor at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA.Minglun Fang is a professor and head of Shanghai Key Laboratory of Mechanical Automation and Robotics at Shanghai University.

British Army Handbook 1939-1945

British Army Handbook 1939-1945



British Army Handbook 1939-1945 Sutton Publishing | 1998 | ISBN: 0750914033 | 384 pages | PDF | 113.1 MB


G. Forty - British Army Handbook 1939-1945

Including a series of detailed appendices to support the main text, this volume presents a balanced and comprehensive account of the British Army's involvement in World War II.
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