Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology: Windows/Macintosh Version 1.0
This CD-ROM version of the "Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology" enables quick searching of more than 13,000 entries. It covers 124 fields, from acoustics to zoology, with each field introduced with a brief essay by a scientist and labelled fields of application provided for each term. Hundreds of mathematical equations and chemical structures are presented, and appendices include: the periodic table; a chronology of modern science and technology; standard weights and measures; geological eras and classification of plants and animals. Other features include: existing terms updated and new terms added; 100 new 4-colour illustrations and hundreds of black-and-white illustrations; and applicable illustrations linked to relative terms. Expanded captions define illustrations to save time, and usage notes provide correct scientific writing and can be consulted independently or accessed from key terms. Searches can be limited to specific subject areas. and "Harbrace College Handbook".
- 190 x 248 x 29mm | 273g
- 01 May 1996
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
Praise for Print Version: "Has a place on all reference shelves...Outstanding...Easy to use...The Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology captures the terminology of today and gives modern definitions...Highly recommended." --Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin "This will now be the dictionary of choice for up-to-date terminology...Important for research level reference collections." --Choice