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Using examples drawn from a wide geographical range, the book presents a broad survey of the field that acts as the ideal foundation for further study. Opening with a review of the different types of aquatic system and their interconnected nature, and the diversity of life within aquatic systems, the book goes on to explore the key types of aquatic habitat, emphasising the ecological themes that pervade each system.Written with students in the centre of the frame, Ecology of Aquatic Systems retains the succinct, lucid style for which the first edition was praised, and includes cross-references throughout, a substantial glossary, and extensive index, to help readers engage with, and fully understand, the material presented. With the global importance of aquatic systems becoming more apparent - and the need for effective management of these systems becoming increasingly clear - there has never been a more important time for students to fully grasp the fundamentals of aquatic systems.
The modular, hands-on approach is designed to clearly explain all the key concepts so learners gain all the necessary theoretical and practical skills required for each unit. The expert author team brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to each publication all brought to life by full-colour diagrams, images and photographs. Students can use one book per unit as a complete study resource to support learning in the classroom, at work and for personal study at home. (hide)
It is written in a down-to-earth style and explains jargon, technical terms and schematics as they arise. The author builds a genuine understanding of the fundamentals and shows how they can be applied to a range of engineering problems. This third edition includes more real-world examples and a glossary of formulae.
"The Newnes Know It All Series" takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. It is guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf! "The Electrical Engineering: Know It All" covers the essential areas of electrical engineering, it is more practical than most of the large EE 'handbooks', offering tips, tools of the trade, design and applications information along with summarized theory, equations and formulas that are normally found in such books. Features include: a 360-degree view from our best-selling authors; hot topics covered; and, the ultimate hard-working desk reference; all the essential information, techniques and tricks of the trade in one volume.(hide)
Essential calculations which may not necessarily feature as part of the requirements of the syllabus are retained for electrical installation engineers and students wishing to progress to higher levels of study. Key terms are explained in a glossary section and worked examples and exercises are included throughout the text. A complete question and answer section is included at the back of the book to enable readers to check their understanding of the calculations presented. (hide)
All new installations from this point must comply with BS 7671:2018. (hide)
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