NEW August Books!
Careers in Engineering by
Broadly speaking, engineers design and build machines, structures, and systems. Its four main branches are chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering. Other significant branches include aerospace engineering, marine engineering, and computer engineering, so students with a career in engineering in mind have a lot to consider when choosing their career path.
Call Number: TA 157 .C37 2022 - Auburn Hills CAREER
Publication Date: 2022-03-30
Fifty Years at the US Environmental Protection Agency by
In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency, this book brings together leading scholars and EPA veterans to provide a comprehensive assessment of the agency's key decisions and actions in the various areas of its responsibility. Themes across all chapters include the role of rulemaking, negotiation/compromise, partisan polarization, judicial impacts, relations with the White House and Congress, public opinion, interest group pressures, environmental enforcement, environmental justice, risk assessment, and interagency conflict. As no other book on the market currently discusses EPA with this focus or scope, the authors have set out to provide a comprehensive analysis of the agency's rich 50-year history for academics, students, professional, and the environmental community.
Call Number: TD 171 .F54 2021 - Auburn Hills & Highland Lakes
Publication Date: 2021-02-15
Particulate Plastics in Terrestrial and Aquatic Environments by
The manufacture of plastic as well as its indiscriminate disposal and destruction by incineration pollutes atmospheric, terrestrial, and aquatic ecosystems. Synthetic plastics do not break down; they accumulate in the environment as macro-, micro-, and nano-plastics. These particulate plastics are a major source of pollutants in soil and marine ecosystems. Particulate Plastics in Terrestrial and Aquatic Environmentsprovides a fundamental understanding of the sources of these plastics and the threats they pose to the environment. The book demonstrates the ecotoxicity of particulate plastics using case studies and offers management practices to mitigate particulate-plastic contamination in the environment. Features · Describes physical and chemical properties of particulate plastics in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. · Presents information on characteristics of particulate plastics as impacted by weathering processes. · Provides numerous approaches to managing particulate-plastic contamination. · Identifies sources of particulate plastics in the environment; distribution and characteristics of particulate plastics; and management strategies of particulate plastics. Written by a global team of scientists, this book is for researchers in the fields of environmental safety and waste management or individuals interested in the impacts of particulate plastics on environmental health.
Call Number: TD 196 .P5 P37 2020 - Auburn Hills & Highland Lakes
Publication Date: 2020-07-17
Lee Miller at War by
Lee Miller was one of the most remarkable female photographers of the twentieth century, demonstrating an extraordinary diversity and evolution of style. Her images from the Second World War, taken primarily for Vogue magazine reflect her unique insight both as a woman and as a photographer capable of merging the worlds of art, fashion and reportage in a single frame. Featuring a wide selection of her wartime photography, this book offers a unique account of the impact of the conflict on women's lives in Britain and across Europe, as well as tracing Miller's personal wartime transformation from studio fashion photographer to front-line war correspondent.
Call Number: TR 820.6 .M453 2015 - Royal Oak
Publication Date: 2015-12-07
MORE NEW August Books!
National Geographic Photo Ark Wonders by
A glorious new volume of Sartore's signature animal portraits, this time highlighting the fascinating shapes, patterns, and expressions of animals both familiar and little known. Joel Sartore, on a mission to photograph all the animal species in human care, now delights us with more photographs, this time selected to represent the amazing diversity of the world's animals. The book's four chapters -- Pattern, Shape, Extra, and Personality -- invite us to revel in these photographs, many cleverly paired into amusing and often surprising comparisons, like the catfish and the mouse with the same stripes down their backs, the tarantula and the poison dart frog both cobalt blue, or the tiny lizard and the weighty ox both sporting pointed horns. Each photograph gets its own page or two-page spread. Scientifically accurate captions highlight distinctive features. Throughout, Sartore recalls telling moments from his photographic adventures. With all new image selections, this book expands the best-selling Photo Ark series, sure to be a hit with those who already treasure National Geographic Photo Ark, Birds of the Photo Ark, and Photo Ark Vanishing. Animal lovers young and old will get lost in the pages of this book, delighted by the spectacular diversity among these creatures and the wit of the photographer chronicling them.
Call Number: TR 727 .S375 2021 - Auburn Hills & Royal Oak
Publication Date: 2021-10-19
Introduction to Manufacturing Processes by
Mikell Groover, author of the leading text in manufacturing processes, has developed Introduction to Manufacturing Processes as a more navigable and student-friendly text paired with a strong suite of additional tools and resources online to help instructors drive positive student outcomes. Focusing mainly on processes, tailoring down the typical coverage of both materials and systems. The emphasis on manufacturing science and mathematical modeling of processes is an important attribute of the new book. Real world/design case studies are also integrated with fundamentals - process videos provide students with a chance to experience being 'on the floor' in a manufacturing facility, followed by case studies that provide individual students or groups of students to dig into larger/more design-oriented problems.
Call Number: TS 183 .G785 2012 - Auburn Hills
Publication Date: 2011-10-11
Cooking with Plant-Based Meat by
This must-have guide to cooking with today's new plant-based meats includes all the satisfying, sustainable recipes you actually want to eat. Available everywhere from grocery stores to fast food chains, today's meat alternatives like Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat impressively replicate the taste and texture of meat. Now, the recipe experts at America's Test Kitchen show how to cook successfully with these modern meat mimickers-producing juicy, savory, meaty flavor-and transform them into a broad array of mouthwatering dishes that make sustainable meat-free eating feel luxurious. We've tested our way through the plethora of meat alternatives so we could guide you to the tastiest and most reliable. Learn how to use them in 75 exciting dishes, including- . Snacks and apps- Meaty Loaded Nacho Dip, Jamaican Meat Patties, and Pan-Fried Dumplings. . Burgers and tacos galore- Grilled Smokehouse Barbecue Burgers, Double Smashie Burgers, Chorizo and Potato Tacos, and Crispy Fried Tacos with Almonds and Raisins. . Saucy pasta favorites- One-Pot Stroganoff, Weeknight Tagliatelle with Bolognese Sauce, Meatballs and Marinara, and Lion's Head Meatballs. . Fast and easy dinners- Quinoa Bowls with Meatballs, Green Beans, and Garlic Dressing; Meat-and-Bean Burritos; and Stuffed Zucchini with Spiced Meat and Dried Apricots. Ever wondered how can you tell when plant-based meat has reached ideal doneness, or how to cope with sticking? You'll find the answers here to these questions and many more. And you'll discover cooking techniques that will keep you inspired long-term.
Call Number: TX 838 .C66 2022 - Auburn Hills & Orchard Ridge
Publication Date: 2022-03-29