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Featured Non-Print Materials for July

The Mapúa Library regularly highlights 6 -10 non-print materials including eBooks, Audiobooks, CDs and DVDs.


Perry’s Chemical Engineers’ Handbook, 8th edition

Year: 2008

Subject: Chemical engineering — Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Summary: The definitive reference for more than half a century, —updated for the first time in more than a decade. Since 1934, Perry’s Chemical Engineer’s Handbook has delivered unrivaled, state-of-the-art coverage of all aspects of chemical engineering —from the fundamentals to details on computer applications and control. Featuring 2,700 pages and 1900 illustrations, the eighth edition is a comprehensive source for the newest developments, advances, achievements, and methods in the field.

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Computational Gas-Solids Flows and Reacting Systems

Year: 2011

Subject: Two-phase flow; Gas-solid interfaces; Computational fluid dynamics

Summary: This book provides various approaches to computational gas-solids flow and will aid the researchers, graduate students and practicing engineers in this rapidly expanding area" — Provided by publisher (

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Environmental Encyclopedia

Year: 2011

Subject: Environmental Sciences – Encyclopedias

Summary: Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.

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Goal Setting: Discovering Your Gifts

Year: 2011

Subject: Goal (Psychology); Planning

Summary: "Do you know what you want to do when you grow up? Do you know how to get there from here? Walk through the steps and strategies of goal setting, and discover how these steps can help you accomplish your goal."

Location: Multimedia Section

Call Number: VR BF505 G573 2011

Pasintabi/From Lines to Life: An Introduction to Animation

Year: 2010

Subject: Animation (Cinematography)

Summary: From Lines to Life. This set of videos discusses the basics of making an animated film. The 7 parts talk about the different steps: from writing, pre-production, production, post-production and even music and voice recording. The goal of these videos is to familiarize Filipino viewers with this medium and to encourage those already interested in animation to begin telling their stories and making their fims, thereby producing more original Filipino animated content.

Location: Multimedia Section

Call Number: VR TR897.5 P282 2010

The Last Journey of Ninoy

Year: 2009

Subject: Aquino, Benigno S. Assassination; Philippines Politics; Government 1973- 1986

Summary: Benigno Aquino's background and assassination the the Manila airport. Corazon Aquino is interviewed, and her thoughts about Ninoy's life are revealed. Includes "Candle of our lives" leadership video and the "Your heart today" music video.

Location: Multimedia Section

Call Number: VR DS686.6 L349 2009

Building Modernity: A Century of Philippine Architecture and Allied Arts

Author: Cabalfin, Edson

Subject: Architecture – Philippines – History – 20th century

Summary: "Building modernity aims to present the landmarks of Philippine architecture in the last century, structures that have been presented here are emblematic of larger tendencies, movements, idealogies, and directions that have shaped the complex Filipino architectural culture in the 20th century. These modern landmarks are situated within the contexts of shifting social environments, from colonial to national, from national to global."-- CD-ROM curatorial note.

Location: Multimedia Section

Call Number: IM NA1527.C112 2008

Destructive Testing Methods

Subject: Tension testing; Impact Testing; Guided bend testing; Nick break testing; Fillet weld break testing; Etch testing

Summary: A training course which covers several methods of testing which are used to determine weld quality and to evaluate properties of both metals and welds.

Location: Multimedia Section

Call Number: VR TA410 D477

Audiobooks / Sound Recording

The Mark Twain Sampler

Subject: Short stories, American; Humorous stories

Summary: Includes numerous short stories, letters, articles and papers by Mark Twain.

Location: Multimedia Section (American Shelf

Call Number: SR PS1302.T969 1994

Twenty Speeches that Moved a Nation

Year: 2001

Summary: Contains speeches by prominent Filipinos.

Location: Multimedia Section (American Shelf

Call Number: SR PN4121.T971 2001

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