ARUP, O: Technology in Architecture

Ove Arup and Partners: Technology in Architecture. Edizioni Tecno, [1986]. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#26260) $25.00

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Illustrated. Examples of work by Ove Arup and Partners. Topics include design and form. Projects include the Sydney Opera House, the Menil Gallery in Houston, and more. Measures 8.5×12 inches. Ove Arup (1895-1988) was considered among the foremost architectural structural engineers of his time.

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6337, 5 May 2017

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6337, 5 May 2017, book coverAAAS. Science Magazine (Volume 356, No. 6337, 5 May 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Corner crease and small tear on front cover.Acceptable. Paperback. (#26249) $10.00

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Features AI beating humans at challenging poker variants, Robotic observatories and astronomy, human noice in protected areas, and more. pp461-556.

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6334, 14 April 2017

Science Magazine (Volume 356, No. 6334, 14 April 2017)., coverAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science. Science Magazine (Volume 356, No. 6334, 14 April 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Significant corner creasing on front cover and first pages. Acceptable. Paperback. (#26211) $10.00

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Features complex New Zealand earthquake could change hazard models. Also how to prepare for the next Ebola, the hydrothermal processes on Enceladus, Embryogenesis from stem cells, and more. pp109-216.

HELMHOLTZ, HFL: On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music

 On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music, book coverHelmholtz, Hermann F. L. On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music. Dover Publications, Inc., 1954. Unmarked. Previous owner’s name stamped on edge. Crease on front end page. Good. Paperback. (#26205) $16.00

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This classic links music theory and the natural sciences. A survey of the different principles of musical styles in history is followed by a detailed study of our own tonal system. Includes graphs, diagrams, tables, and musical examples.

New introduction by Henry Margenau (1954). The second English edition, translated, thoroughly revised and corrected, rendered conformal to the fourth (and last) German edition of 1877, with numerous additional notes and a new additional appendix bringing down information to 1885 and especially adapted to the use of music students by Alexander J. Ellis.

NYAS: Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972)

Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972), book coverSideman, Samuel and Amir Landesberg (editors). Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972). New York Academy of Sciences, 2002. ISBN: 1573313718. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26157) $16.00

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Result of the International Symposium on Visualization and Imaging in transport Phenomena held May 5-10, 2002 in Antalya, Turkey and organized by the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer and the Visualization Society of Japan. Illustrated. 344p. References.

The papers in this volume examine: object recognition and feature extraction; shape analysis, 3D reconstruction and restoration; pattern recognition; digital imaging processing; neural networks; molecular and cellular motion and transport; tissue and organ characterization; tomography, surface potential and signal analysis.

BLAKE, P: The Master Builders: Le Corbusier, Mies Van Der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright

 The Master Builders: Le Corbusier, Mies Van Der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, book coverBlake, Peter. The Master Builders: Le Corbusier, Mies Van Der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright. W W Norton & Co Inc, 1976. ISBN: 0393007960. Unmarked text. Good. Paperback. (#26155) $12.00

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Tells the story of modern architecture through the lives of three men who changed the face of cities in the twentieth century.

Le Corbusier gave to modern design a sure and brilliant sense of form; Mies brought an almost Gothic discipline of structure; and Wright heralded a new and dramatic concept of space and freedom. Through this triple focus, Peter Blake provides a perspective on the entire range of twentieth-century architecture.

Includes photographs and plans. 430p. Index.

AAAS: Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017)

Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017), book coverAAAS Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26144) $10.00

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Features “When Soils Warm: Carbon Fluxes from Deeper Down.”

Also how China’s opiate-makers stay ahead of the law, flying foxes in peril, immune cells age at the transcriptional level, and more. pp1345-1448.