Series: Optical Science and Engineering
The practice of shaping the irradiance profile of laser beams goes back more than three decades, and the applications of beam shaping are as diverse as they are numerous. However, until Dickey and Holswade's groundbreaking and highly popular Laser Beam Shaping: Theory and Techniques was published,...
Published July 26th 2005 by CRC Press
As industrial processes and their corresponding control models increase in complexity, the data provided by traditional point sensors is no longer adequate to ensure product quality and cost-effective operation. Process Imaging for Automatic Control demonstrates how in-process imaging technologies...
Published May 31st 2005 by CRC Press
Major Themes in Education
Series: Major Themes in Education
This four-volume collection contains over ninety papers drawn from a broad range of contemporary writing on the curriculum. Major trends and developments from the 1970s through to the present day are represented. The following four volumes of the set offer a comprehensive introduction to, and...
Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge
Reading Educational Research and Policy will improve the ability of teachers to deconstruct policy, research and media texts. This accessible book examines in turn the message systems through which educational meanings are conveyed in modern society: official policy texts; written media and...
Published December 7th 2000 by Routledge
New Perspectives and Possibilities
Although the literature of social research covers a vast range of material, there has been little on the role of social theory in educational research. In this respect, David Scott's book covers an important gap in the market, as it focuses on the centrality of social theory in a variety of...
Published April 13th 2000 by Routledge
History, Gender and Space
Ireland in Proximity surveys and develops the expanding field of Irish Studies, reviewing existing debates within the discipline and providing new avenues for exploration. Drawing on a variety of disciplinary and theoretical approaches, this impressive collection of essays makes an innovative...
Published August 19th 1999 by Routledge
The most familiar assertion of Shakespeare scholarship is that he is our contemporary. Shakespeare After Theory provocatively argues that he is not, but what value he has for us must at least begin with a recognition of his distance from us....
Published July 29th 1999 by Routledge
This book explores educational research in terms of the relationship between epistemology, methodology and practice. Divided into two sections, the first examines the frameworks which underpin the methods educational researchers use. The second looks at a broad spectrum of approaches, including...
Published July 4th 1996 by Routledge