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Mohiaddin, R.H.; Longmore, D.B.
Magnetic resonance is a safe, non-invasive technique which can be used to produce high resolution, thin tomographic slices in any chosen plane, or true three-dimensional blocks of information. It has become the method of choice for studying the central nervous system, the vertebral column and many joints, but has not yet gained general acceptance in the cardiovascular system, although there are techniques for overcoming the problems of cardiac movement to produce excellent cardiovascular images. The purpose of this book is to provide the student and radiologist with a reference which can be used to identify the major structures in the body, bearing in mind that in each region a more detailed high-resolution study can usually be obtained by specialized units. The illustrations, each of which is accompanied by an explanatory line drawing, are soft tissue images based on the water content rather than the familiar X-ray shadowgram of mainly hard tissues. 202pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389743
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Inventory #15254
Price: £ 80.00 GBP ($ 103.20 approx. - € 88.40 approx.)
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Medland, A. J.
This text explores the use of computer-aided design (CAD) techniques in the solution of mechanical engineering problems. The numerous applications presented, provide the basis for a broad theory covering the creation and application of CAD systems in practice. This work has led to the generation of a more general approach to design theory. The second edition contains two new chapters covering the research and application of constraint modelling theory that arose directly from the work presented in the first edition. The book's general approach covers all aspects of mechanical design ranging from the design and control of assemblies to the remote operation of coordinate measuring machines via a CAD system. This book should be of interest to graduate engineers, designers, postgraduate students and research engineers. 248pp.Slight creasing to first few pages.
Chapman & Hall, 1992, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0412447800
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Inventory #10126
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Hirschl, Meta Chaya
The word yoga, first recorded in approximately 4000 BCE, is Sanskrit for 'union'. Typically it signifies a uniting of body, mind, and spirit leading to deepening states of happiness and freedom. This book places this ancient practice in a uniquely modern-day context. Interwoven with discussions about the eight limbs of yoga as presented in the original literature, including the core principles, Sanskrit Devanagari, mantras, poses, breath work, and meditation, are recipes, a derivation of terms, compassion ate communication guidelines, basic teaching principles, wisdom and photos of the great sages, and illuminating accounts by contemporary yogis. Throughout, readers are guided to connect to their inner selves, quiet the mind, and harness their power to achieve bliss and transcend fear, emotional turmoil, and attachment to the stresses of life. This informative reference features a highly visual format, including a first-ever historical timeline of yogic philosophies, texts, and key figures. Introduced too is yoga therapy for everything from low back or knee pain to depression. Each chapter concludes with specific invitations to delve further into the heart of yoga. Designed to enrich any chosen style of practice, this book is ideal not only for yoga students and aspiring yoga teachers but also for healing arts practitioners and their patients, as well as anyone seeking to cultivate a vibrantly healthy body, mind, and spirit. Slight crease to bottom edge of cover otherwise new. 300pp.
Prajna Publishing Company, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780982305508
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Inventory #22876
Price: £ 16.00 GBP ($ 20.64 approx. - € 17.68 approx.)
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Edited By Sheppard, Darren; Sparks, Simon and Thomas, Colin
This is the first book to consider the increasing importance of Jean-Luc Nancy's work, which has influenced key thinkers such as Jacques Derrida. All his major works have been translated into English, yet until now little has been made available on his place in contemporary philosophy. By showing how he situates his work in a contemporary context - the collapse of communism, the Gulf War, and the former Yugoslavia - this outstanding collection reveals how Nancy's engagement with Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Heidegger and Derrida makes him one of the key contemporary continental philosophers. Providing new perspectives on the issues of sense, art and community, these essays make it impossible to approach philosophy without reference to the work Jean-Luc Nancy. 219pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Edges slightly creased.
Routledge, 1997, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415147948
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Inventory #25152
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Robb, Carol S.
This text is an exploration of economic discrimination against women. Social ethics professor, Carol S. Robb, outlines the policy and ethical reforms that could create a more just future. 198pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Fading to spine.
Beacon Press, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0807065056
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Inventory #25641
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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