Author: James F. Ruddy
Publisher: Zyrus Press
Release Date: 2005-03
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
"The newest edition of the universal coin-grading encyclopedia by James F. Ruddy showcases over 1000 enhanced coin-grading pictures and adjectival descriptions of regular issue U.S. coin types from 1793 to date. Designated in 1972 as an Official Grading Guide of the American Numismatic Association, Photograde is widely accepted as the most complete grading book ever printed"--Amazon.com
Author: Nanette L. Salvaggio
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2013-04-26
In order to develop your artistic skills to the best of your ability, you first must understand the science and the fundamentals of photography. Whether you are a student of photography or a seasoned professional, this thoroughly updated edition of the classic text Basic Photographic Materials and Processes will provide all of the scientific information that you need. Full color throughout for the first time, this third edition covers new topics including digital resolution, digital sensor technology, scanner technology, color management, and tone reproduction.
Author: Robert Bruce Thompson
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2012-02-17
For students, DIY hobbyists, and science buffs, who can no longer get real chemistry sets, this one-of-a-kind guide explains how to set up and use a home chemistry lab, with step-by-step instructions for conducting experiments in basic chemistry -- not just to make pretty colors and stinky smells, but to learn how to do real lab work: Purify alcohol by distillation Produce hydrogen and oxygen gas by electrolysis Smelt metallic copper from copper ore you make yourself Analyze the makeup of seawater, bone, and other common substances Synthesize oil of wintergreen from aspirin and rayon fiber from paper Perform forensics tests for fingerprints, blood, drugs, and poisons and much more From the 1930s through the 1970s, chemistry sets were among the most popular Christmas gifts, selling in the millions. But two decades ago, real chemistry sets began to disappear as manufacturers and retailers became concerned about liability. ,em>The Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments steps up to the plate with lessons on how to equip your home chemistry lab, master laboratory skills, and work safely in your lab. The bulk of this book consists of 17 hands-on chapters that include multiple laboratory sessions on the following topics: Separating Mixtures Solubility and Solutions Colligative Properties of Solutions Introduction to Chemical Reactions & Stoichiometry Reduction-Oxidation (Redox) Reactions Acid-Base Chemistry Chemical Kinetics Chemical Equilibrium and Le Chatelier's Principle Gas Chemistry Thermochemistry and Calorimetry Electrochemistry Photochemistry Colloids and Suspensions Qualitative Analysis Quantitative Analysis Synthesis of Useful Compounds Forensic Chemistry With plenty of full-color illustrations and photos, Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments offers introductory level sessions suitable for a middle school or first-year high school chemistry laboratory course, and more advanced sessions suitable for students who intend to take the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry exam. A student who completes all of the laboratories in this book will have done the equivalent of two full years of high school chemistry lab work or a first-year college general chemistry laboratory course. This hands-on introduction to real chemistry -- using real equipment, real chemicals, and real quantitative experiments -- is ideal for the many thousands of young people and adults who want to experience the magic of chemistry.
Author: Michael Fraase
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Release Date: 1992-10-01
The flexibility of System 7, LaserWriters, and HyperCard allows users to tailor features and applications and create their own definition of "user-friendly". Fraase provides clear instructions for harnessing each product's strengths, and outlines options for designing systems that combine these strengths for maximum productivity.
Here is the first all-in-one compilation of almost 1,000 Adobe "frequently asked questions" on Photoshop, Illustrator, PageMaker, Acrobat, FrameMaker, as well as Premiere, AfterEffects, PostScript printing, and Adobe Type Products. The CD includes some 5,000 patches, product updates, filters, print drivers, font.afm and .inf files, and plug-ins--triple partitioned for Mac, Windows, and UNIX access.