McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Sixth Edition (McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technology)

McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Sixth Edition (McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technology)


A significant revision of this vintage encyclopedia overlaying all parts of technological know-how and know-how, the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of technology and expertise, 6th Edition, is ready for college students, execs, and common readers looking concise but authoritative overviews of issues in all significant fields in technological know-how and technology.

The McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of technological know-how and know-how, 6th Edition, satisfies the desires of readers for an authoritative, accomplished reference paintings in a comparatively compact layout that gives the breadth of insurance of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of technology & expertise, tenth Edition.

Written in transparent, nonspecialist language comprehensible to scholars and common readers, but with enough intensity for scientists, educators, and researchers, this definitive source offers:

  • 7100 concise articles overlaying disciplines of technology and expertise from acoustics to zoology
  • Extensively revised content material with new and rewritten articles
  • Current and significant advances in fast-developing fields comparable to biomedical technological know-how, chemistry, computing and knowledge know-how, cosmology,  environmental technological know-how, nanotechnology, telecommunications, and physics
  • More than 1600 two-color illustrations
  • 75 full-color plates
  • Hundreds of tables and charts
  • 1300 biographical sketches of well-known scientists
  • Index containing 30,000 entries
  • Cross references to comparable articles
  • Appendices together with bibliographies and precious data

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Fields coated Include:

  • Acoustics
  • Aeronautics
  • Agriculture
  • Anthropology
  • Archeology
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computers
  • Cosmology 
  • Earth technological know-how
  • Engineering
  • Environmental technology
  • Forensic technology
  • Forestry
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Immunology
  • Information technological know-how
  • Materials technological know-how
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine and Pathology
  • Meteorology and weather technological know-how
  • Microbiology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Navigation
  • Neuroscience
  • Oceanography
  • Paleontology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Telecommunications
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Veterinary drugs
  • Virology
  • Zoology

 

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