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Hutchinson Science Desk Reference.

By: Publisher: Abingdon : Helicon Publishing, 2006Copyright date: ©2006Description: 1 online resource (1553 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781859865019
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hutchinson Science Desk ReferenceDDC classification:
  • 503
LOC classification:
  • Q173 -- .H88 2006eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- The Hutchinson Science Desk Reference -- Preface -- Table of contents -- General science and measurement -- Glossary -- A -- acre -- airlock -- alchemy -- (Arabic al-Kimya) -- Alchemical Substances -- Alchemy Virtual Library -- ampere -- symbol A -- angstrom -- symbol Å -- astronomical unit -- AU -- atmosphere -- symbol atm -- or standard atmosphere -- baud -- Beaufort scale -- becquerel -- symbol Bq -- Bq -- °C -- C -- calendar -- Gregorian Calendar -- calorie -- candela -- symbol cd -- carat -- cd -- c.g.s. system -- clausius -- cm -- combustion -- coulomb -- symbol C -- decibel -- symbol dB -- degree -- symbol ° -- epoch -- era -- F -- Fahrenheit scale -- farad -- symbol F -- foot -- symbol ft -- forensic science -- Forensic Science Web Page -- ft -- g -- gallon -- gill -- gram -- symbol g -- gray -- symbol Gy -- Greenwich Mean Time -- GMT -- Gy -- H -- hand -- hectare -- symbol ha -- henry -- symbol H -- hertz -- symbol Hz -- hour -- imperial system -- in -- inch -- joule -- symbol J -- karat -- or carat -- kg -- kilogram -- symbol kg -- kilometre -- symbol km -- kilowatt -- symbol kW -- kilowatt-hour -- symbol kWh -- km -- knot -- liter -- symbol l -- lm -- lumen -- symbol lm -- lux -- symbol lx -- lx -- m -- mega- -- metre -- symbol m -- metric system -- supplementary units -- non-SI units -- prefixes -- metric ton -- or tonne -- symbol t or T -- mg -- mi -- micrometre -- symbol μm -- mile -- symbol mi -- ml -- mm -- mummy -- Mysterious Mummies of China -- nautical mile -- newton -- symbol N -- ohm -- symbol Ω -- Pa -- parsec -- symbol pc -- pascal -- symbol Pa -- pint -- pound -- abbreviation lb -- rad -- rem -- acronym for roentgen equivalent man -- roentgen -- or röntgen -- symbol R -- S -- science -- (Latin scientia 'knowledge') -- history -- philosophy of science -- sociology of science -- Andy Darvill's Science Site.
Bad Science -- BBC Online Science -- BBC Science -- Bizarre Stuff you Can Make in your Kitchen -- Discovery Channel -- Explore Science -- Gondar Design Science: GCSE Subjects -- Invention Dimension! -- Mad Scientist Network -- Museum of Science -- Museum of the History of Science -- New Scientist -- Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab -- Satrosphere -- Science Club -- Science Jokes Archive -- Science Museum -- Sciences Explorer -- Why Files -- You can with Beakman and Jax -- second -- symbol sec or s -- SI -- siemens -- symbol S -- sievert -- symbol Sv -- SI units -- French Système International d'Unités -- speed of light -- sq -- sr -- steradian -- symbol sr -- Sv -- T -- tesla -- symbol T -- ton -- symbol t -- ton -- torr -- troy system -- V -- volt -- symbol V -- W -- watt -- symbol W -- Wb -- weber -- symbol Wb -- yard -- symbol yd -- yd -- Tables -- Imperial and metric conversion factors -- National Medal of Science -- Scientific discoveries -- SI prefixes -- SI units -- Units in the imperial system -- Units in the metric system -- Chronology -- Mathematics -- Glossary -- abacus -- abscissa -- abscissa -- absolute value -- or modulus -- acute angle -- algebra -- order of calculation -- quadratic equation -- simultaneous equations -- Algebra Help -- Fundamental Theorem of Algebra -- PurpleMath -- SOS Mathematics: Algebra -- angle -- angles in triangles -- angles in polygons -- angles at parallel lines -- angles in circles -- angle -- arc -- arithmetic -- arithmetic mean -- arithmetic progression -- or arithmetic sequence -- asymptote -- average -- Using and Handling Data -- axiom -- axis -- plural axes -- base -- base -- binomial -- calculus -- (Latin 'pebble') -- Rise of Calculus -- cardinal number -- Cartesian coordinates -- catastrophe theory -- Celsius -- Origin of the Celsius Temperature Scale -- centigrade -- chance -- chaos theory.
or chaology or complexity theory -- Chaos Club -- Dance of Chance -- circle -- circle -- StudyWeb -- circumference -- coefficient -- complex number -- complex number -- concave -- cone -- cone -- congruent -- congruent -- conical -- conic section -- conic section -- constant -- convex -- coordinate -- coordinate -- coordinate geometry -- or analytical geometry -- correlation -- correlation -- cosine -- cos -- cosine -- cube -- cube -- cube -- cylinder -- cylinder -- decimal fraction -- fractal -- (from Latin fractus 'broken') -- fraction -- (from Latin fractus 'broken') -- proper and improper fractions -- denominator of zero -- decimal fractions -- addition and subtraction -- multiplication and division -- fraction of an amount -- the fraction wall -- Fractions -- Maths for Morons Like Us -- geometry -- pure geometry -- coordinate geometry -- Areas and Volumes -- Similar Triangles -- hypotenuse -- infinity -- symbol ∞ -- logarithm -- or log -- mathematics -- early history -- medieval period -- early modern period -- the present -- Babylonian and Egyptian Mathematics -- History of Mathematics -- Mathematics Problem Solving Task Centre -- NRICH: Mathematics Enrichment Club -- What's New in Mathematics? -- mean -- median -- median -- number -- evolution of number systems -- Arabic Numerals -- First Use of Zero and Negative Numbers -- Googolplex -- ordinal number -- parallel lines and parallel planes -- parallelogram -- parallelogram -- percentage -- percentage increase/decrease -- fractions as percentages -- S-Cool! GCSE Maths Revision Guide -- perpendicular -- perpendicular -- pi -- symbol π -- Pi Through The Ages -- power -- prime number -- Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search -- probability -- Ken White's Coin Flipping Page -- Maths Goodies: Probability -- Maths Mistakes -- progression -- Pythagorean theorem -- radian -- symbol rad -- ratio.
real number -- Roman numerals -- root -- set -- or class -- Beginnings of Set Theory -- sine -- sin -- sine -- sine -- square root -- standard deviation -- statistics -- mean, median, and mode -- standard deviation and other measures of dispersion -- applications -- correlation -- tangent -- tangent -- tangent -- tan -- tangent -- tangram -- tetrahedron -- plural tetrahedra -- tetrahedron -- theorem -- topology -- topology -- topology -- Topology in Mathematics -- trapezoid -- triangle -- angles in triangles -- trigonometry -- trigonometry -- Dave's Short Trig Course -- SOS Mathematics: Trigonometry -- Trigonometric Functions -- Trigonometry -- variable -- Venn diagram -- Venn diagram -- Biographies -- Alembert, Jean Le Rond d' (1717-1783) -- Apollonius of Perga (c. 262-c. 190 BC) -- Archimedes (c. 287-212 BC) -- hydrostatics and Archimedes' principle -- statics and the lever -- mathematics -- Bernoulli, Jakob (1654-1705) -- Bernoulli, Johann (1667-1748) -- Boole, George (1815-1864) -- Byron, (Augusta) Ada, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852) -- Calderón, Alberto P (1920-1998) -- Cantor, Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp (1845-1918) -- Cauchy, Augustin-Louis (1789-1857) -- Condorcet, Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat (1743-1794) -- Marquis de Condorcet -- Descartes, René (1596-1650) -- Diophantus (lived AD 250) -- Eratosthenes (c. 276-c. 194 BC) -- Euclid (c. 330-c. 260 BC) -- Euler, Leonhard (1707-1783) -- Fermat, Pierre de (1601-1665) -- Fibonacci, Leonardo (c. 1170-c. 1250) -- also known as Leonardo of Pisa -- Fourier, (Jean Baptiste) Joseph (1768-1830) -- Galois, Evariste (1811-1832) -- Gödel, Kurt (1906-1978) -- Hilbert, David (1862-1943) -- Khwarizmi, al-, Muhammad ibn-Musa (c. 780-c. 850) -- Kovalevskaia, Sofya Vasilevna (1850-1891) -- born Sofya Vasilevna Krukovskya -- Lagrange, Joseph Louis (1736-1813) -- born Giuseppe Lodovico Lagrange.
Lobachevsky, Nikolai Ivanovich (1792-1856) -- Mandelbrot, Benoit B (1924- ) -- Markov, Andrei Andreyevich (1856-1922) -- Möbius, August Ferdinand (1790-1868) -- Napier, John (1550-1617) -- 8th Laird of Merchiston -- Oughtred, William (1575-1660) -- Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662) -- mathematics -- hydrostatics, Pascal's principle and hydraulics -- calculating machine -- Poincaré, (Jules) Henri (1854-1912) -- Poisson, Siméon-Denis (1781-1840) -- Pythagoras (c. 580-500 BC) -- Quetelet, (Lambert) Adolphe (Jacques) (1796-1874) -- Riemann, Georg Friedrich Bernhard (1826-1866) -- Rubik, Ernö (1944- ) -- Shannon, Claude Elwood (1916-2001) -- Tables -- Fields Medal -- Large numbers -- Mathematical signs -- Mathematics: key events -- Multiplication table -- Number systems -- Prime numbers -- Roman numerals -- Chronology -- Chemistry -- Glossary -- acetone -- acetylene -- acid -- Acids -- actinide -- actinium -- chemical symbol Ac -- (Greek aktis 'ray') -- adhesive -- affinity -- alcohol -- aldehyde -- aliphatic compound -- alkali -- alkali metal -- alkaline-earth metal -- alkaloid -- alkane -- alkane -- alkene -- alkene -- alkyne -- allotropy -- alloy -- aluminium -- chemical symbol Al -- pure aluminium -- aluminium -- americium -- chemical symbol Am -- amide -- amine -- ammonia -- NH3 -- ammonia -- analytical chemistry -- Analytical Chemistry Basics -- anhydride -- aniline -- or phenylamine -- C6H5NH2 -- (Portuguese anil 'indigo') -- anion -- antimony -- chemical symbol Sb -- argon -- chemical symbol Ar -- (Greek argos 'idle') -- Discovery of Argon - A Case Study in Scientific Method -- aromatic compound -- aromatic compound -- arsenic -- chemical symbol As -- arsenic poisoning -- aspartame -- assay -- astatine -- chemical symbol At -- (Greek astatos 'unstable') -- atom -- (Greek atomos 'undivided') -- atom, electronic structure -- Atoms and Nuclei.
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Intro -- The Hutchinson Science Desk Reference -- Preface -- Table of contents -- General science and measurement -- Glossary -- A -- acre -- airlock -- alchemy -- (Arabic al-Kimya) -- Alchemical Substances -- Alchemy Virtual Library -- ampere -- symbol A -- angstrom -- symbol Å -- astronomical unit -- AU -- atmosphere -- symbol atm -- or standard atmosphere -- baud -- Beaufort scale -- becquerel -- symbol Bq -- Bq -- °C -- C -- calendar -- Gregorian Calendar -- calorie -- candela -- symbol cd -- carat -- cd -- c.g.s. system -- clausius -- cm -- combustion -- coulomb -- symbol C -- decibel -- symbol dB -- degree -- symbol ° -- epoch -- era -- F -- Fahrenheit scale -- farad -- symbol F -- foot -- symbol ft -- forensic science -- Forensic Science Web Page -- ft -- g -- gallon -- gill -- gram -- symbol g -- gray -- symbol Gy -- Greenwich Mean Time -- GMT -- Gy -- H -- hand -- hectare -- symbol ha -- henry -- symbol H -- hertz -- symbol Hz -- hour -- imperial system -- in -- inch -- joule -- symbol J -- karat -- or carat -- kg -- kilogram -- symbol kg -- kilometre -- symbol km -- kilowatt -- symbol kW -- kilowatt-hour -- symbol kWh -- km -- knot -- liter -- symbol l -- lm -- lumen -- symbol lm -- lux -- symbol lx -- lx -- m -- mega- -- metre -- symbol m -- metric system -- supplementary units -- non-SI units -- prefixes -- metric ton -- or tonne -- symbol t or T -- mg -- mi -- micrometre -- symbol μm -- mile -- symbol mi -- ml -- mm -- mummy -- Mysterious Mummies of China -- nautical mile -- newton -- symbol N -- ohm -- symbol Ω -- Pa -- parsec -- symbol pc -- pascal -- symbol Pa -- pint -- pound -- abbreviation lb -- rad -- rem -- acronym for roentgen equivalent man -- roentgen -- or röntgen -- symbol R -- S -- science -- (Latin scientia 'knowledge') -- history -- philosophy of science -- sociology of science -- Andy Darvill's Science Site.

Bad Science -- BBC Online Science -- BBC Science -- Bizarre Stuff you Can Make in your Kitchen -- Discovery Channel -- Explore Science -- Gondar Design Science: GCSE Subjects -- Invention Dimension! -- Mad Scientist Network -- Museum of Science -- Museum of the History of Science -- New Scientist -- Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab -- Satrosphere -- Science Club -- Science Jokes Archive -- Science Museum -- Sciences Explorer -- Why Files -- You can with Beakman and Jax -- second -- symbol sec or s -- SI -- siemens -- symbol S -- sievert -- symbol Sv -- SI units -- French Système International d'Unités -- speed of light -- sq -- sr -- steradian -- symbol sr -- Sv -- T -- tesla -- symbol T -- ton -- symbol t -- ton -- torr -- troy system -- V -- volt -- symbol V -- W -- watt -- symbol W -- Wb -- weber -- symbol Wb -- yard -- symbol yd -- yd -- Tables -- Imperial and metric conversion factors -- National Medal of Science -- Scientific discoveries -- SI prefixes -- SI units -- Units in the imperial system -- Units in the metric system -- Chronology -- Mathematics -- Glossary -- abacus -- abscissa -- abscissa -- absolute value -- or modulus -- acute angle -- algebra -- order of calculation -- quadratic equation -- simultaneous equations -- Algebra Help -- Fundamental Theorem of Algebra -- PurpleMath -- SOS Mathematics: Algebra -- angle -- angles in triangles -- angles in polygons -- angles at parallel lines -- angles in circles -- angle -- arc -- arithmetic -- arithmetic mean -- arithmetic progression -- or arithmetic sequence -- asymptote -- average -- Using and Handling Data -- axiom -- axis -- plural axes -- base -- base -- binomial -- calculus -- (Latin 'pebble') -- Rise of Calculus -- cardinal number -- Cartesian coordinates -- catastrophe theory -- Celsius -- Origin of the Celsius Temperature Scale -- centigrade -- chance -- chaos theory.

or chaology or complexity theory -- Chaos Club -- Dance of Chance -- circle -- circle -- StudyWeb -- circumference -- coefficient -- complex number -- complex number -- concave -- cone -- cone -- congruent -- congruent -- conical -- conic section -- conic section -- constant -- convex -- coordinate -- coordinate -- coordinate geometry -- or analytical geometry -- correlation -- correlation -- cosine -- cos -- cosine -- cube -- cube -- cube -- cylinder -- cylinder -- decimal fraction -- fractal -- (from Latin fractus 'broken') -- fraction -- (from Latin fractus 'broken') -- proper and improper fractions -- denominator of zero -- decimal fractions -- addition and subtraction -- multiplication and division -- fraction of an amount -- the fraction wall -- Fractions -- Maths for Morons Like Us -- geometry -- pure geometry -- coordinate geometry -- Areas and Volumes -- Similar Triangles -- hypotenuse -- infinity -- symbol ∞ -- logarithm -- or log -- mathematics -- early history -- medieval period -- early modern period -- the present -- Babylonian and Egyptian Mathematics -- History of Mathematics -- Mathematics Problem Solving Task Centre -- NRICH: Mathematics Enrichment Club -- What's New in Mathematics? -- mean -- median -- median -- number -- evolution of number systems -- Arabic Numerals -- First Use of Zero and Negative Numbers -- Googolplex -- ordinal number -- parallel lines and parallel planes -- parallelogram -- parallelogram -- percentage -- percentage increase/decrease -- fractions as percentages -- S-Cool! GCSE Maths Revision Guide -- perpendicular -- perpendicular -- pi -- symbol π -- Pi Through The Ages -- power -- prime number -- Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search -- probability -- Ken White's Coin Flipping Page -- Maths Goodies: Probability -- Maths Mistakes -- progression -- Pythagorean theorem -- radian -- symbol rad -- ratio.

real number -- Roman numerals -- root -- set -- or class -- Beginnings of Set Theory -- sine -- sin -- sine -- sine -- square root -- standard deviation -- statistics -- mean, median, and mode -- standard deviation and other measures of dispersion -- applications -- correlation -- tangent -- tangent -- tangent -- tan -- tangent -- tangram -- tetrahedron -- plural tetrahedra -- tetrahedron -- theorem -- topology -- topology -- topology -- Topology in Mathematics -- trapezoid -- triangle -- angles in triangles -- trigonometry -- trigonometry -- Dave's Short Trig Course -- SOS Mathematics: Trigonometry -- Trigonometric Functions -- Trigonometry -- variable -- Venn diagram -- Venn diagram -- Biographies -- Alembert, Jean Le Rond d' (1717-1783) -- Apollonius of Perga (c. 262-c. 190 BC) -- Archimedes (c. 287-212 BC) -- hydrostatics and Archimedes' principle -- statics and the lever -- mathematics -- Bernoulli, Jakob (1654-1705) -- Bernoulli, Johann (1667-1748) -- Boole, George (1815-1864) -- Byron, (Augusta) Ada, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852) -- Calderón, Alberto P (1920-1998) -- Cantor, Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp (1845-1918) -- Cauchy, Augustin-Louis (1789-1857) -- Condorcet, Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat (1743-1794) -- Marquis de Condorcet -- Descartes, René (1596-1650) -- Diophantus (lived AD 250) -- Eratosthenes (c. 276-c. 194 BC) -- Euclid (c. 330-c. 260 BC) -- Euler, Leonhard (1707-1783) -- Fermat, Pierre de (1601-1665) -- Fibonacci, Leonardo (c. 1170-c. 1250) -- also known as Leonardo of Pisa -- Fourier, (Jean Baptiste) Joseph (1768-1830) -- Galois, Evariste (1811-1832) -- Gödel, Kurt (1906-1978) -- Hilbert, David (1862-1943) -- Khwarizmi, al-, Muhammad ibn-Musa (c. 780-c. 850) -- Kovalevskaia, Sofya Vasilevna (1850-1891) -- born Sofya Vasilevna Krukovskya -- Lagrange, Joseph Louis (1736-1813) -- born Giuseppe Lodovico Lagrange.

Lobachevsky, Nikolai Ivanovich (1792-1856) -- Mandelbrot, Benoit B (1924- ) -- Markov, Andrei Andreyevich (1856-1922) -- Möbius, August Ferdinand (1790-1868) -- Napier, John (1550-1617) -- 8th Laird of Merchiston -- Oughtred, William (1575-1660) -- Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662) -- mathematics -- hydrostatics, Pascal's principle and hydraulics -- calculating machine -- Poincaré, (Jules) Henri (1854-1912) -- Poisson, Siméon-Denis (1781-1840) -- Pythagoras (c. 580-500 BC) -- Quetelet, (Lambert) Adolphe (Jacques) (1796-1874) -- Riemann, Georg Friedrich Bernhard (1826-1866) -- Rubik, Ernö (1944- ) -- Shannon, Claude Elwood (1916-2001) -- Tables -- Fields Medal -- Large numbers -- Mathematical signs -- Mathematics: key events -- Multiplication table -- Number systems -- Prime numbers -- Roman numerals -- Chronology -- Chemistry -- Glossary -- acetone -- acetylene -- acid -- Acids -- actinide -- actinium -- chemical symbol Ac -- (Greek aktis 'ray') -- adhesive -- affinity -- alcohol -- aldehyde -- aliphatic compound -- alkali -- alkali metal -- alkaline-earth metal -- alkaloid -- alkane -- alkane -- alkene -- alkene -- alkyne -- allotropy -- alloy -- aluminium -- chemical symbol Al -- pure aluminium -- aluminium -- americium -- chemical symbol Am -- amide -- amine -- ammonia -- NH3 -- ammonia -- analytical chemistry -- Analytical Chemistry Basics -- anhydride -- aniline -- or phenylamine -- C6H5NH2 -- (Portuguese anil 'indigo') -- anion -- antimony -- chemical symbol Sb -- argon -- chemical symbol Ar -- (Greek argos 'idle') -- Discovery of Argon - A Case Study in Scientific Method -- aromatic compound -- aromatic compound -- arsenic -- chemical symbol As -- arsenic poisoning -- aspartame -- assay -- astatine -- chemical symbol At -- (Greek astatos 'unstable') -- atom -- (Greek atomos 'undivided') -- atom, electronic structure -- Atoms and Nuclei.

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