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April 17, 2012

Inflation and String Theory
by Daniel Baumann, Liam McAllister, 2014, 349 pp, 15MB, PDF

Basic Physical Chemistry
by Wolfgang Schärtl, 2014, 166 pp, 6.8MB, PDF

The Art and Politics of Science
by Harold Varmus, 2009, 336 pp, 30MB, PDF

Science for All Americans
by F. James Rutherford, Andrew Ahlgren, 1991, 272 pp, online html

April 14, 2012

Thermodynamic Limit in Statistical Physics
by A. L. Kuzemsky, 2014, 29 pp, 350KB, PDF

Computer Architecture and Interfacing to Mechatronic Systems
by Dario J. Toncich, 1994, 437 pp, multiple PDF files

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Old and the New Problems
by Vladimir Kalinin (ed.), 2014, 200 pp, multiple PDF files

The A B C of Mining
by Charles A. Bramble, 1898, 196 pp, multiple formats

April 10, 2012

The Geography of Transport Systems
by Jean-Paul Rodrigue (ed.), 2013, 432 pp, online html

Diversifying Food and Diets
by J. Fanzo et al., 2013, 401 pp, 7.4MB, PDF

New Directions in Dental Anthropology
by G. Townsend, E. Kanazawa, H. Takayama (eds), 2012, 151 pp, 8.9MB, PDF

Hemolytic Anemia
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

April 7, 2012

Foundations of Computation
by Carol Critchlow, David Eck, 2011, 256 pp, 1.7MB, PDF

Markets for Cybercrime Tools and Stolen Data: Hackers' Bazaar
by Lillian Ablon, Martin C. Libicki, Andrea A. Golay, 2014, 83 pp, 1.7MB, PDF

Quantum Theory of Condensed Matter
by John Chalker, 2013, 42 pp, 480KB, PDF

Applied Strength of Materials for Engineering Technology
by Barry Dupen, 2012, 128 pp, 1.7MB, PDF

April 3, 2012

WHO Recommendations on Postnatal Care of the Mother and Newborn
World Health Organization, 2013, 72 pp, 580KB, PDF

Phase Transitions and Collective Phenomena
by Ben Simons, 1997, 119 pp, multiple PDF files

Understanding Algebra
by James W. Brennan, 2011, 106 pp, online html

What You Need To Know About: Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
National Cancer Institute, 2013, 59 pp, 1.9MB, PDF

March 31, 2014

Solid Mechanics Lecture Notes
by Piaras Kelly, 2013, multiple PDF files

Handbook of Biomedical Informatics
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

Quantum Theory, Groups and Representations: An Introduction
by Peter Woit, 2014, 396 pp, 2.8MB, PDF

Elementary Partial Differential Equations and Applications
by Bjorn Birnir, 1998, 110 pp, 1.2MB, PS

March 24, 2014

Introductory Chemistry
by Edward W. Pitzer, 2014, 266 pp, 6.5MB, PDF

Artificial Intelligence and Cognition
by Antonio Lieto, Marco Cruciani (eds), 2013, 145 pp, 2.1MB, PDF

by Stefan Banach, 1951, 550 pp, multiple PDF files

Clinical Practice Handbook for Safe Abortion
World Health Organization, 2014, 72 pp, 520KB, PDF

March 20, 2014

Building Blocks for Theoretical Computer Science
by Margaret M. Fleck, 2013, 271 pp, 1.1MB, PDF

Birds in Flight
by W. P. Pycraft, 1922, 220 pp, multiple formats

Lecture Notes on Classical Mechanics
by Daniel Arovas, 2013, 453 pp, 7.7MB, PDF

Humans to Mars: Fifty Years of Mission Planning, 1950-2000
by David S. F. Portree, 2001, 151 pp, 2.4MB, PDF

March 17, 2014

Hadronic Matter
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

A Guide To The Constellations
by Samuel G. Barton, 1928, 96 pp, multiple formats

Geometry of the Quintic
by Jerry Shurman, 1997, 208 pp, 1.1MB, PDF

Interacting Particle Systems
by Stefan Grosskinsky, 2009, 56 pp, 810KB, PDF

March 13, 2014

LEDA: A Platform for Combinatorial and Geometric Computing
by K. Mehlhorn, St. Näher, 1999, 1034 pp, multiple PS files

Cyclostationarity in Communications and Signal Processing
by William A. Gardner, 1994, 504 pp, 15MB, PDF

Lectures on Holomorphic Functions of Several Complex Variables
by Piotr Jakobczak, Marek Jarnicki, 2001, 149 pp, 3.5MB, PDF

Intuitionistic Type Theory
by Per Martin-Loef, 1980, 57 pp, 670KB, PDF

March 10, 2014

Sustainable Diets: Food for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet
National Academies Press, 2014, 156 pp, 3.1MB, PDF

Applied and Computational Linear Algebra: A First Course
by Charles L. Byrne, 2013, 504 pp, 2.2MB, PDF

Cardiac Surgery: A Commitment to Science, Technology and Creativity
by Miguel Angel Maluf (ed.), 2014, 179 pp, multiple PDF files

Alcoholic Fermentation
by Arthur Harden, 1914, 176 pp, multiple formats

March 6, 2014

Lectures on the Calculus of Variations
by Oskar Bolza, 1904, 304 pp, multiple formats

Optimization for Engineering Systems
by Ralph W. Pike, 2001, 417 pp, online html

Introduction to Spectral Theory of Schroedinger Operators
by A. Pankov, 2006, 112 pp, 700KB, PDF

Chemical Engineering Vocabulary
by Maximilian Lackner, 2014, 309 pp, 3MB, PDF

March 3, 2014

Microbial Ecology in States of Health and Disease
National Academies Press, 2014, 548 pp, 9.9MB, PDF

Wikipedia, 2014, online html

Principles of Biochemistry
Wikibooks, 2011, online html

by Curtis T. McMullen, 2013, 90 pp, 1.1MB, PDF

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