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For upper-level to graduate courses in Probability or Probability and Statistics, for majors in mathematics, statistics, engineering, and the sciences.
Explores both the mathematics and the many potential applications of probability theory
A First Course in Probability offers an elementary introduction to the theory of probability for students in mathematics, statistics, engineering, and the sciences. Through clear and intuitive explanations, it attempts to present not only the mathematics of probability theory, but also the many diverse possible applications of this subject through numerous examples. The 10th Edition includes many new and updated problems, exercises, and text material chosen both for inherent interest and for use in building student intuition about probability.
For undergraduate and graduate courses in Accounting Information Systems (AIS). A market-leading text with the most comprehensive, flexible coverage of AIS available Accounting Information Systems delivers the most comprehensive and flexible coverage of each major approach to teaching AIS, giving instructors the opportunity to reorder chapters and focus the material to suit their individual course needs. The 14th Edition covers all of the most recent updates in AIS, including how developments in IT affect business processes and controls, the effect of recent regulatory developments on the design and operation of accounting systems, and how accountants can use the AIS to add value to an organization. Not only will students see how AIS has changed the role of an accountant, but they’ll also be prepared for a successful accounting career in public practice, industry, or government.
Building on the foundations laid in the companion text Modern Engineering Mathematics, this book gives an extensive treatment of some of the advanced areas of mathematics that have applications in various fields of engineering, particularly as tools for computer-based system modelling, analysis and design. The philosophy of learning by doing helps students develop the ability to use mathematics with understanding to solve engineering problems. A wealth of engineering examples and the integration of MATLAB and MAPLE further support students.
For courses in introductory advertising. Increase the relevancy and effectiveness of marketing communications Advertising & IMC: Principles and Practice presents the strategic use of communications to engage different types of consumers. Covering advertising, public relations, direct marketing, promotion, and more, Advertising & IMC uses examples of award-winning brand campaigns, contributions from experts, and enduring principles and practices to provide students with a practical guide to executing integrated marketing communications. And with a new author joining the team, the 11th Edition features a significant reorganisation and revision of the material. Now, readers will understand not only the types of marketing communication possible, but also their application of strategy and planning, and how these areas work together — ensuring students are prepared to deal with the latest industry practices in their future careers.
For introductory courses in advertising An accessible, well-written, and student-friendly approach to advertising. Advertising tracks the changes in today’s dynamic world of media and marketing communication-as well as the implications of these changes to traditional practice-and presents them to students through an accessible, well-written approach. The Tenth edition highlights the increasing importance of consumers as the driving force in today’s advertising strategies, social media, and the Internet evolution/revolution. It also includes an increased IMC and brand focus. Please note that the product you are purchasing does not include MyMarketingLab. MyMarketingLab Join over 11 million students benefiting from Pearson MyLabs. This title can be supported by MyMarketingLab, an online homework and tutorial system designed to test and build your understanding. Would you like to use the power of MyMarketingLab to accelerate your learning? You need both an access card and a course ID to access MyMarketingLab. These are the steps you need to take: 1. Make sure that your lecturer is already using the system Ask your lecturer before purchasing a MyLab product as you will need a course ID from them before you can gain access to the system. 2. Check whether an access card has been included with the book at a reduced cost If it has, it will be on the inside back cover of the book. 3. If you have a course ID but no access code, you can benefit from MyMarketingLab at a reduced price by purchasing a pack containing a copy of the book and an access code for MyMarketingLab (ISBN:9781292056487) 4. If your lecturer is using the MyLab and you would like to purchase the product…Go to www.MyMarketingLab.com to buy access to this interactive study programme. For educator access, contact your Pearson representative. To find out who your Pearson representative is, visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/replocator
Revised to reflect the technological advances and modern application in aerodynamics, this edition merges fundamental fluid mechanics, experimental techniques, and computational fluid dynamics techniques to build a solid foundation for students in aerodynamic applications from low-speed flight through hypersonic flight.
This fourth edition of Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne’s Algorithms is the leading textbook on algorithms today and is widely used in colleges and universities worldwide. This book surveys the most important computer algorithms currently in use and provides a full treatment of data structures and algorithms for sorting, searching, graph processing, and string processing — including fifty algorithms every programmer should know. In this edition, new Java implementations are written in an accessible modular programming style, where all of the code is exposed to the reader and ready to use. The algorithms in this book represent a body of knowledge developed over the last 50 years that has become indispensable, not just for professional programmers and computer science students but for any student with interests in science, mathematics, and engineering, not to mention students who use computation in the liberal arts. The companion web site, algs4.cs.princeton.edu contains * An online synopsis * Full Java implementations * Test data * Exercises and answers * Dynamic visualizations * Lecture slides * Programming assignments with checklists * Links to related material The MOOC related to this book is accessible via the “Online Course” link at algs4. cs.princeton.edu. The course offers more than 100 video lecture segments that are integrated with the text, extensive online assessments, and the large-scale discussion forums that have proven so valuable. Offered each fall and spring, this course regularly attracts tens of thousands of registrants. Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne are developing a modern approach to disseminating knowledge that fully embraces technology, enabling people all around the world to discover new ways of learning and teaching. By integrating their textbook, online content, and MOOC, all at the state of the art, they have built a unique resource that greatly expands the breadth and depth of the educational experience.
Applied Thermodynamics for Engineering Technologists provides a complete introduction to the principles of thermodynamics for degree level students on courses in mechanical, aeronautical, chemical, environmental and energy engineering and engineering science courses.
The fifth edition of this classic text for applied courses has been completely revised and updated to take account of modern teaching methods and perspectives, with the emphasis placed on the application of theory to real processes and plant.
New for this edition is a section on energy recovery, including pinch technology and a discussion of the thinning of the ozone layer due to the use of CFCs. Examples and problems using the refrigerant 134A replace the previous references to CFC R12.
In addition, the discussion of energy sources, their uses and management, has been expanded and improved and there is now extensive coverage of the combined heat and power section. The material on turbines, compressors, nozzles and propulsion is presented in a more logical sequence but retains important information on the differences between gas and steam turbines. Finally the section on refrigeration gives more prominence to the heat pump and vapour absorption plant.
For one or two-semester, undergraduate or graduate-level courses in Artificial Intelligence. The long-anticipated revision of this best-selling text offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the theory and practice of artificial intelligence.
Basic Personal Counselling is an easy-to-read introduction to counselling skills for both professional and volunteer counsellors and workers in the helping professions. Fully up-to-date, and reflecting current best practice, this Australian text: Introduces counselling skills in a logical sequence and provides practical examples of the skills in action; shows how combining counselling skills using an integrative approach can produce change; discusses the processes of change involved in counselling; provides approaches for counselling people with specific problems such as anger, depression, grief, or suicidal ideation; discusses professional issues including confidentiality, ethics, record-keeping, arrangement of a counselling room, the need to care for yourself and the importance and use of supervision.
Intended for use in a beginning web design or web development course The Basics of Web Design: HTML5 & CSS3, 2e takes a unique approach to prepare students to design web pages that work today in addition to being ready to take advantage of HTML5 coding techniques of the future. The text covers the basic concepts that web designers need to develop their skills: * Introductory Internet and Web concepts * Creating web pages with HTML5 * Configuring text, color, and page layout with Cascading Style Sheets * Configuring images and multimedia on web pages * Web design best practices * Accessibility, usability, and search engine optimization considerations * Obtaining a domain name and web host * Publishing to the Web Teaching and Learning Experience.
For courses in cell biology. Explore the world of the cell Widely praised for its strong biochemistry coverage and clear, easy-to-follow explanations and figures, Becker’s World of the Cell provides a beautifully-illustrated, up-to-date introduction to cell biology concepts, processes, and applications. Informed by many years of classroom experience in the sophomore-level cell biology course, the dramatically-revised Ninth Edition introduces molecular genetics concepts earlier in the text and includes more extensive coverage of key techniques in each chapter. Becker’s World of the Cell provides accessible and authoritative descriptions of all major principles, as well as unique scientific insights into visualization and applications of cell and molecular biology. MasteringBiology™not included. Students, if MasteringBiology is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MasteringBiology should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MasteringBiology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.
The fourth edition of Biochemistry preserves the clear writing, strong physical chemistry background, and the use of the “Tools of Biochemistry” feature to underscore the experimental nature of biochemistry. This edition has been comprehensively and consistently updated to present the current developments in a rapidly evolving field.
For students enrolled in Fixed Income Securities Courses or Bond Markets Courses. An applied approach to understanding bond markets. Through its applied approach, Fabozzi’s Bond Markets prepares students to analyze the bond market and manage bond portfolios without getting bogged down in the theory. This edition has been streamlined and updated with new content, and features overall enhancements based on previous editions’ reader and instructor feedback.
A streamlined approach to master microbiology
Brock Biology of Microorganisms is the leading majors microbiology text on the market. It sets the standard for impeccable scholarship, accuracy, and strong coverage of ecology, evolution, and metabolism. The 15th edition seamlessly integrates the most current science, paying particular attention to molecular biology and the genomic revolution. It introduces a flexible, more streamlined organization with a consistent level of detail and comprehensive art program. Brock Biology of Microorganisms helps students quickly master concepts, both in and outside the classroom, through personalized learning, engaging activities to improve problem solving skills, and superior art and animations with Mastering (TM) Microbiology.
Pearson Mastering (TM) Microbiology is not included. Students, if Mastering Microbiology is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. Mastering Microbiology should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson rep for more information.
Pearson Mastering Microbiology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.
For undergraduate or graduate business students. A balanced and holistic approach to business analytics Business Analytics, Second Edition teaches the fundamental concepts of the emerging field of business analytics and provides vital tools in understanding how data analysis works in today’s organizations. Students will learn to apply basic business analytics principles, communicate with analytics professionals, and effectively use and interpret analytic models to make better business decisions. Included access to commercial grade analytics software gives students real-world experience and career-focused value. Author James Evans takes a balanced, holistic approach and looks at business analytics from descriptive, and predictive perspectives.
This custom title is published for Curtin University.
About the Author
Eddie McLaney is Visiting Fellow in Accounting and Finance at the University of Plymouth.
For courses on Business Intelligence or Decision Support Systems. A managerial approach to understanding business intelligence systems. To help future managers use and understand analytics, Business Intelligence provides students with a solid foundation of BI that is reinforced with hands-on practice.