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Title: Advanced Linear Algebra

Author: José Antonio de la Peña

Publisher: UNAM y Fondo de Cultura Económica

Year: 1996

ISBN: 968-16-5040-9

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 195-page book “is directed at students of science or engineering that have taken their first elementary course of linear algebra. It can be used as a text book for a semester course that emphasizes the applications of calculus”.

Title: Linear Algebra

Author: Stanley I. Grossman Translation: Marcia González Osuna

Publisher: McGraw Hill Interamericana

Year: 1996

ISBN: 970-10-0890-1

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 634-page book intends to teach linear algebra to students of all disciplines without them needing to have prior knowledge of calculus.

Title: Algebra

Author: Raymond Barnett, Michael Ziegler, and Karl Byleen Translation: Javier León Cárdenas

Publisher: McGraw Hill Interamericana

Year: 2000

ISBN: 970-10-2967-4

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 657-page book “presents a totally student-oriented focus. Because of this and in order to facilitate the comprehension of this material... it presents more than 270 examples solved step by step and more than 4000 carefully selected problems”.

Title: Algebra Everywhere

Author: José Antonio de la Peña

Collection: Science for Everyone

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica

Year: 1999

ISBN: 968-16-6052-8

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 195-page book has the purpose of “showing the reader that mathematics are beautiful, useful, and exciting.

Title: Algebra and Trigonometry

Author: Dennis Zill and Jacqueline Dewar Translation: Gloria Ramírez Mariño and Yelka García Rodríguez

Publisher: McGraw Hill Interamericana

Year: 2000

ISBN: 958-41-0162-5

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 657-page book is divided into twelve chapters in which the authors try to carry the student by the hand so that he or she can learn and understand: logic and sets of numbers, fundamental concepts of algebra, equations and inequalities...

Title: Breviary of Climatological Terms

Author: Arturo Carrillo Sánchez, Ma. Alejandra Sánchez Trejo

Publisher: Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo

Year: 2002

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 69-page book covers concepts that “for the student of biology these are of great importance, since it opens the panorama of the relationships among biology and climatology, particularly the role of climatology in the relations of organisms with their environment and their consequences”.

Title: Differential and Integral Calculus

Author: Stefan Banach Translation: Alvar Noé Barra Zenil y Guillermos García Talavera

Publisher: Niriega Limusa

Year: 1996

ISBN: 968-18-3949-8

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 386-page book was written as an introduction to differential and integral calculus. The book presents the most important theorems and the least complicated demonstrations of them, so that it will be easier for students to learn. The book is divided into 23 chapters...

—Fragment taken from the back of the book.

Title: Differential and Integral Calculus

Author: Aburto Barragán

Publisher: Niriega Limusa

Year: 1998

ISBN: 968-18-5555-8

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 323-page book was written “especially as a didactic aid for the students of all areas of engineering, putting special emphasis on solving problems of integral and vector calculus of several variables.”

—Fragment taken from the back of the book.

Title: Today’s Earth Science

Author: Servando de la Cruz-Reyna

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica

Year: 1994

ISBN Number: 968-16-4363-1

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

“The intent of this book is to present a sample of some of the aspects of earth science that are presently being studied in the field.”

Title: Specialized Dictionary of Chemistry

Author: Arnoldo Ramírez Barco

Publisher: Norma Educativa

Year: 2001

ISBN Number: 958-04-0031-8

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

“The Dictionary of Chemistry of the collection the Key to Science responds to the questions and doubts in this area, at a university and professional educational level.”

Title: Collazo Dictionary English—Spanish of Informatics, Computing, and other subjects. Volumes I (A-R) and II (S-Z)

Author: Javier Collazo

Publisher: McGraw Hill Interamericana

Year: 1999

ISBN: 970-10-3828-7 (Complete Work)

ISBN: 970-10-3829-5 (Volume I)

ISBN: 970-10-3830-9 (Volume II)

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This work has two volumes which define more than 2500 words about boolean algebra, calculating, computer graphics, computers, minicomputers, electronica, satellite communications, internet...

Title: Encyclopedic Dictionary of Chemistry

Author: Jacques Angenault

Publisher: CECSA

Year: 1999

ISBN: 968-26-1313-2

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This dictionary has “2500 defined terms, 80 pages of tables and pictures and 200 biographies of chemists... For each term, it has various levels of detail, according to the needs for information”.

Title: Technical Dictionary, English—Spanish, Spanish —English

Author: F. Beigbeder Atienza

Publisher: Díaz de Santo

Year: 1995

ISBN: 84-7978-221-8

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This dictionary “covers an extensive technical terminology applied to fields such as civil engineering, electronics, information science... among others”.

Title: Differential Equations of Physics

Author: España González Series: Mathematics

Collection: Textos Politecniscos

Publisher: Niriega Limusa

Year: 1998

ISBN: 968-18-5553-1

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 111-page book has as the objective “to illustrate and explain in a detailed way, the evolution of the most representative physical concepts and to illustrate them in mathematical terms using differential equations.

Title: Differential Equations

Author: José Antonio de la Peña

Publisher: UNAM y Fondo de Cultura Económica

Year: 1996

ISBN: 968-16-5040-9

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 297-page book contains 33 chapters that explain in a detailed way what are and how to solve differential equations.

Title: Exercices and Problems of Mathematical Analysis

Author: Picard

Translation: Guillermo García

Series: Mathematics

Collection: Textos Politecniscos

Publisher: Niriega Limusa

Year: 1999

ISBN: 968-18-5786-0

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 171-page book, “contains themes on quadratures, differential equations, integral equations of Fred Holm and Voltera, as well as equations of second-order partial derivatives.”

Title: Exercises in electricity and magnetism

Author: Sterelkov, Eltsin, and Yakovlev

Publisher: Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Year: 1996

ISBN: 968-7724 58-7

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 202-page book Polytechnic Institute. This collection has the purpose of producing less expensive textbooks that support the teaching and learning process.

Title: Physics. Volume 1

Author: Resnick, Holliday, and Krane Translation: Efrén Alatorre Miguel

Publisher: CECSA

Year: 2002

ISBN: 970-240257-3

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

“This it is the fifth edition of the classic book written by David Halliday and Robert Resnick... a text for introductory courses of physics based on calculus”.

Title: Physics for Science and Engineering. Volume 1

Author: Serway and Beichner Translation: Víctor Campos Olguín and Ana Elizabeth García Hernández

Publisher: McGraw Hill Interamericana

Year: 2000

ISBN: 970-10-3581-X

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This book has a CD-Rom that “covers the fundamental concepts of physics through simulations, animations and videos”. The explanations and demonstrations are clear so the solution of problems becomes very easy.

Title: Physics for Science and Engineering. Volume 11

Author: Serway and Beichner Translation: Víctor Campos Olguín and Ana Elizabeth García Hernández

Publisher: McGraw Hill Interamericana

Year: 2002

ISBN: 970-10-3582-8

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This book has a CD-Rom that “covers the fundamental concepts of physics through simulations, animations and videos”. The explanations and demonstrations are clear so the solution of problems becomes very easy.

Title: Physics. Concepts and Applications

Author: Tippens Translation: Ángel Carlos González Ruiz

Publisher: McGraw Hill Interamericana

Year: 2001

ISBN: 970-10-3514-3

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 943-page book “was written for a physics course without calculus designed for students in technical or industrial careers or for those that desire a very clear introduction of the applications of the principles of this discipline.

Title: General Physics

Author: Frederick J. Bueche Translation: José Hernán Pérez Castellanos Serie: Schaum

Publisher: McGraw Hill Interamericana

Year: 2001

ISBN: 970-10-3455-4

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 570-page book was written for a physics course that does not require calculus, but does require basic algebra, principles of trigonometry and a very small amount of vector analysis. There is a review of mathematics in the appendices, nevertheless “the concepts are developed in the corresponding theme”.

Title: Physics. Visual Ocean Atlas

Publisher: Oceano

ISBN: 84-494-1282-X

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This small encyclopedia can be a good tool for students who are required to take a basic course of physics without calculus.

Title: University Physics. Volume 1

Author: Sears, Zemansky, Young, and Freedman Translation: Roberto Escalona García

Publisher: Addison Wesley Longman

Year: 1998

ISBN: 968-444-277-7

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 696-page book is the “result of two decades of investigation of the obstacles that students usually face when learning physics.

Title: General Physics

Author: Van Der Merwe Translation: Luis Gutiérrez Díez and Angel Gutiérrez Vázquez Serie: Schaum

Publisher: McGraw Hill Interamericana

Year: 1991

ISBN: 968-422-927-5

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

In this book of 276 pages, “each chapter establishes in a concise and clear form the definitions, principles and theorems, problems so much proposed as resolved are exposed in ordered form from smaller to greater difficulty degree, and comply the function of reviewing the exposed theory in each chapter”.

Title: Physical Chemistry

Author: Gilbert W. Castellan

Translator: María Eugenia Costas Basín y Carlos Amador Bedolla

Publisher: Pearson Educación

Year: 1998

ISBN Number: 968-444-316-1

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 1045-page book has 35 chapters and contains black and white illustrations that complement the text, tables of group characteristics, thermodynamic chemical properties, answers to problems and an index.

Book Cover: Formación estelar Book Cover: Formación estelar

Title: Stellar Formation

Compiler: Luis Felipe Rodríguez

Publisher: UNAM and Fondo de Cultura Económica

Year: 1996

ISBN: 968-16-4437-9

Suggested reader’s academic level: Science Teachers and/or College Students

This 330-page book gathers the work done during the courses given by the Institute of Astronomy of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in the First Mexican School of Astrophysics, in which students and researchers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, United States, and Venezuela participated.

Title: Principals of Physical Chemistry

Author: Samuel H. Maron & Carl F. Prutton

Translator: Manuel Aragonés A.

Publisher: Editorial Limusa, S.A. de C.V.

Year: 2003

ISBN Number: 968-18-0164-4

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 803-page book has 21 chapters that contain black and white illustrations that complement the text. In the "pages, the student can learn, without great effort, the main laws and methods of physical chemistry and appreciate the most recent advances in this field."

Book Cover: Fundamentos de geología Book Cover: Fundamentos de geología

Title: Fundamentals of Geology

Author: Reed Wicander, James S. Monroe

Translation: Enrique Palos

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

Year: 1999 (Second Edition)

ISBN: 0-534-54774-5

Suggested reader’s academic level: College/University

This book is designed for a first semester geology course at the university level. This second edition is easier to read because the text is written with a clear informal style. The students are introduced to geology, the system of the Earth, the tectonic plates, the Earth’s interior, the processes of terrain surface and to geological time.

Title: Fundamentals of Normalization and Metrology

Author: Vicente Martínez Llebrez

Publisher: Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Year: 1998

ISBN: 970-18-1883-0

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 539-page book explains normalization, its organization, the national system of normalization, techniques and tendencies, normalization and the economy, basic metrological concepts, international system of units, measurements, and methods of measurement.

Title: Fundamentals of Heat Transfer

Author: Jaime Cervantes de Gortari Series: Scientific University Texts

Publisher: UNAM and Fondo de Cultura Económica

Year: 1999

ISBN: 968-16-5964-3

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 583-page book was written “as a text book and as a reference book for those in the careers of physics, engineering (of all types), and architecture...

Book Cover: Guía Del Firmamento Book Cover: Guía Del Firmamento

Title: Guide to the Universe

Author: José Luis Comellas

Publisher: Rialp, S.A.

Year: 1999 (6th Edition)

ISBN: 84-321-1976-8

Suggested reader’s academic level: College/University

This book contains what is necessary for readers to orient themselves when observing the sky. Containing many diagrams, maps, and charts, this book is an excellent guide for the amateur astronomer. It explains how to obtain the best observations through a telescope. A background in astronomy is required in order to understand some of the material in this book.

Book Cover: Historia de la astronomía  en México Book Cover: Historia de la astronomía  en México

Title: History of Astronomy in Mexico

Compiler: Marco Arturo Moreno Corral

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica

Collection: Science for Everyone

Year: 2001 (Second Edition and Reprint)

ISBN: 968-16-5769-1 (Third Edition)

ISBN: 968-16-4808-0 (Second Edition)

ISBN: 968-16-2391-6 (First Edition)

Suggested reader’s academic level: Science Teachers and/or College Students

This 255 page book is divided into 12 chapters in which the authors tell us how the vision of astronomy changed from the pre-Hispanic epoch to today.

Title: History of Mathematics

Author: E.T. Bell Translation: R. Ortíz

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica

Year: 2003

ISBN: 968-16-1879-3

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 654-page book carries the reader from the birth of mathematics to the uncertainty and probability studied nowadays.

Title: Introduction to Physics. A Conceptual Focus on Classical Mechanics

Author: Antonio Lara-Barragán Gómez, Guillermo Cerpa Cortés, and Héctor Núñez Trejo

Publisher: Universidad de Guadalajara

Year: 2003

ISBN: 970270378-6

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 157-page book “emphasizes the conceptualization of classical mechanics in an alternative plan of instruction founded on a framework more philosophical than pedagogical or psychological...”

—Fragment taken from the back of the book.

Title: Introduction to Meteorology

Author: Raúl Castro Zavala, Mario Vázquez Peña y José Luis Jiménez Rojas

Publisher: Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo

Year: 2002

ISBN: 970-651-636-0

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

In this 247-page book “it is intended that the reader becomes familiar with the basic concept of atmospheric phenomena and with current themes of environmental deterioration.”

Title: Advanced Mathematics for Engineering. Volume 1 and 11

Author: Erwin Kreyszig Translation: Rodolfo Piña García and Hugo Villagómez Velázquez

Publisher: Limusa Wiley

Year: 2002

ISBN: 968-18-5310-5 (Volume 1)

ISBN: 968-18-5311-3 (Volume 11)

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 721-page book was written with students of engineering, physics, mathematics and computer sciences in mind.

Title: Mathematics for Humanities Students

Author: Moris Kline Translation: Roberto Helier

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica

Year: 2001

ISBN: 968-16-3093-9

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 574-page book “binds the achievements of sciences such as physics with methods of mathematics, and makes the reader see the subtle relations of the science of numbers with the economy, politics, sociology, philosophy, and art”.

Title: Mathematics II

Author: Pedro Aranda García, Teofilio Gallardo Sainz, Enrique Minor Campa, et al.

Publisher: Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Year: 1999

ISBN: 968-29-1738-7

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 185-page book will teach students about linear equations, linear equations with one unknown variable, linear systems of equations with two or three unknown variables...

Book Cover: Meteors. Fragments of Comets and Asteroids Book Cover: Meteors. Fragments of Comets and Asteroids

Title: Meteors. Fragments of Comets and Asteroids

Author: Josep María Trigo I. Rodríguez

Publisher: Equipo SIRIUS

Year: 1996

ISBN: 84-86639-81-6

Suggested reader’s academic level: Science Teachers and/or College Students

This book has 371 pages that are divided into 21 chapters in which the author “denotes having a lot of hours of observation through out his life. He transmits his global interest for the interplanetary matter, using very simple language and, at the same time, he gives generous explications.”

Title: Fundamental Notions of Mechanics. Volume 111

Author: Valentín Gama

Publisher: Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Year: 1999

ISBN: 968-7001 71-2

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 467-page book is part of a new collection of books that was created by the National Polytechnic Institute. This collection has the purpose of producing less expensive textbooks that support the teaching and learning process.

Book Cover: Óptica Book Cover: Óptica

Title: Óptica

Author: Justiniano Casas

Editor: Librería Pons

Year: 1994 (7th Edition)

ISBN: 84-605-0062-4

Suggested reader’s academic level: University/College

Optics is one of the many growing branches in physics with a very promising future. This book is designed for a college student in an introductory optics course. The main purpose of this book is to teach students in science, in general, and optics majors specifically how to understand many of the concepts and uses of optics.

Book Cover: Óptica Book Cover: Óptica

Title: Óptica

Author: Eugene Hecht

Translation: Raffaello Dal Col

Editor: Addison Wesley Longman, Inc.

Year: 1998 (3rd Edition)

ISBN: 0-201-30425-2

Suggested reader’s academic level: University/College

This third edition serves as an introduction to the advances in optics technology and their importance in our society. There are 708 pages and 13 chapters with easy to follow diagrams and some technical language. This book is helpful to students in a college introductory course in optics.

Title: Problems of Differential and Integral Calculus

Author: Guillermo García Talavera

Publisher: Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Year: 1999

ISBN: 970-18-2383-4

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 517-page book “offers a collection of 682 problems about differential and integral calculus with their solutions.

Title: Problems and Exercises of Quantum Mechanics

Author: Luis de la Peña and Mirna Villavicencio

Publisher: UNAM y Fondo de Cultura Económica

Year: 2003

ISBN: 968-16-7035-3

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This book “discusses in detail the solution to each one of the problems suggested to the reader... it is aimed at college students that desire to acquire a solid knowledge of the principles of quantum mechanics...”

—Fragment taken from the back of the book.

Title: Selected Problems of Elemental Physics. Volume 1

Author: Bújovtsev, Miákishev, Krívchenkov, and Saráeva Translation: Marina Kostritsina

Publisher: Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Year: 1998

ISBN: 968-7001 18-6

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 225-page book is a collection of problems about mechanics, heat, molecular physics, electricity and magnetism, oscillations and waves, geometric optics and physical optics.

Title: Problems of Basic Chemistry. Volume 2

Author: Raymundo Luna Rangel, Maria Esther Martínez Morales, Eva de los Ángeles Chapa Rezendez, et al.

Publisher: Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Year: 1990

ISBN: 968-29-2631-9

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 410-page book contains “260 problems on solubility and solutions, solved by different procedures”. This book that can serve as a great aid for those students who desire to acquire practice in the solution of problems.

Title: Chemistry—The Central Science

Author: Theodore L. Brown, H. Eugene LeMay, Jr. And Bruce E. Bursten

Translator: Héctor Javier Escalona y García y M. En C. Roberto Escalona

Publisher: Pearson Educación

Year: 1998

ISBN Number: 970-17-0169-0

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 987-page book has 25 chapters with colorful illustrations and it includes a CD-Rom. The students will acquire a significant understanding of many of the themes in chemistry.

Title: Chemistry

Author: Gregory R. Choppin y Lee R. Summerlin

Translator: Hortensia Corona de Contin

Publisher: Publicaciones Cultural

Year: 2000

ISBN Number: 968-439-138-2

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

In 623 pages and five chapters with black and white images the student will learn the importance of the properties of water, aqueous solutions, characterization of acids and bases, velocity of chemical reactions...

Title: General Chemistry

Author: Ma. Guadalupe Osuna C.

Publisher: Alfaomega and Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Year: 2002

ISBN: 970-36-0002-6

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 215-page book, “directed at a first course of general college-level chemistry, presents its fundamental bases, from the analysis of the atomic structure, the atomic nucleus, Bohr’s model, and descriptive chemistry to chemical bonds”.

Title: Chemistry

Author: Teresita Flores de Labardini, Arcelia Ramírez de Delgado et. al.

Publisher: Publicaciones Cultural

Year: 2000

ISBN Number: 968-439-589-2

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 512-page book has 15 chapters and gives the students the opportunity to simply acquire the knowledge necessary to understand many of the themes in chemistry. This book contains a table of elements, answers to the exercises, a glossary and many black and white illustrations that complement the text.

Title: Organic Chemistry

Author: Robert Thornton Morrison & Robert Neilson Boyd

Translator: Rosa Zugazagoitia Herranz y Peter Fielder

Publisher: Pearson Educación

Year: 1998

ISBN Number: 968-444-340-4

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

“The authors reorganized the material and added new information with the purpose of presenting the text in such form that students can assimilate it better.”

Title: Springs of Scientific Creativity. Essays About the Founders of Modern Science

Authors: Ruther Aris, H. Ted Davis y Roger H. Stuewer

Translator: Juan Almela

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica

Year: 1995

ISBN Number: 968-16-3283-4

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

“Through twelve biographical essays, recompiled from a series of conferences on the theme, this book offers a panorama that goes from Galileo, Newton, J.P. Joule and Maxwell to J.W. Gibbs, Rayleigh and Sperry...

Title: Introduction to Algebraic Functions Theory

Author: Gabriel Daniel Villa Salvador

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica

Year: 2003

ISBN: 968-16-7075-2

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

“This work is an introduction to the algebraic-arithmetic theory of the fields of algebraic functions of one variable”.

—Fragment taken from the back of the book.

Title: The Earth, That Different Planet

Author: S. Ichtiaque Rasool y N. Skrotzky Translation: Luis Justo

Publisher: Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo

Year: 1989

ISBN: 84-7432-363-0

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This 201-page book talks about the effects of changes in the biosphere of our planet, “the uniqueness of the Earth, [and] its value as a true miracle. The authors alert us to the need of preserving it”.

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Title: The Course of the Universe

Author: Frank Durham and Robert D. Purrington

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica

Collection: Science for Everyone

Year: 1996

ISBN: 968-16-3083-1 (First Reprint)

Suggested reader’s academic level: Science Teachers and/or College Students

This 293-page book tries to explain cosmology as a sub-field of both astronomy and physics.

Title: Scientific and Technical Vocabulary

Author: Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales

Publisher: ESPASA

Year: 1994

ISBN: 84-239-9407-4

Suggested reader’s academic level: College

This dictionary is divided into three large sections: exact sciences, chemical and physical sciences, and natural sciences. This it is an excellent tool for the professional that desires to have an exact definition to a series of terms about the areas before mentioned.

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