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DISCOVERING COMPUTERS& MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010: A FUNDAMENTAL COMBINED APPROACH is designed to provide you with everything you need for your Intro to... Computers course in ONE book. This new offering from the Shelly Cashman Series combines the best selling Discovering Computers, computer concepts material with step-by-step instruction for Microsoft Office 2010 applications content to provide you with a single offering for your Intro to Computers course.
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A pedagogically innovative new edition of the most-balanced and best-selling western civilizations text of all time.New to the Western Civilizations... team, master teachers and scholars Joshua Cole (University of Michigan) and Carol Symes (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) have integrated innovative pedagogical tools into the text to help students and instructors achieve their course objectives, while incorporating the latest scholarship into this highly readable, balanced, and beautifully written book.
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Soil Mechanics Laboratory Manual covers the essential properties of soils and their behavior under stress and strain and provides clear, step-by-step... explanations for conducting typical soil tests. This market-leading text offers careful explanations of laboratory procedures to help reduce errors and improve safety. Written by acclaimed author Braja M. Das, Dean Emeritus of Engineering at California State University, Sacramento, this manual also provides a detailed discussion of the AASHTO Classification System and the Unified Soil Classification System.New to the Eighth Edition* Updates to the test designations of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) * All tests now include general guidelines for preparing laboratory test reports * Ultimate shear strength and ultimate friction angle are now introduced in Chapter 16: Direct Shear Test on Sand* Includes empirical correlations for the coefficient of permeability and maximum dry unit weight and optimum moisture content to use and compare with the lab tests results
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