By Robert Allen Meyers (Editor)
9 years has handed because the 1992 moment variation of the encyclopedia was once released. This thoroughly revised 3rd version, that is a college point compendium of chemistry, molecular biology, arithmetic, and engineering, is refreshed with quite a few articles approximately present examine in those fields. for instance, the recent variation has an elevated emphasis on info processing and biotechnology, reflecting the swift development of those parts. the continued Editor-in-Chief, Robert Meyers, and the Board ready a brand new topical define of actual technology and know-how to outline whole assurance. part editors are both Nobel Laureates or editors of key journals of their fields. extra Board individuals representing the worldwide medical group have been additionally recruited.
The new 18-volume version of the Encyclopedia of actual technology and expertise, 3E, may have the further characteristic of an Index quantity, containing abstracts of all the articles within the encyclopedia.
The most up-to-date variation of the Encyclopedia of actual technology and Technology:
Has been thoroughly up-to-date with out lower than ninety% revised fabric and 50% new content material in the course of the volumes
Presents eighteen volumes, approximately 800 authoritative articles and 14,500 pages
Is lavishly illustrated with over 7,000 images, illustrations and tables
Presents an elevated emphasis at the preferred themes resembling info processing, environmental technological know-how, biotechnology and biomedicine
Includes a last Index quantity containing Thematic, Relational and topic indexes