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Buffa, Peter F.

Overview
Works: 310 works in 455 publications in 1 language and 858 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Director, Conceptor, Author, Scenarist
Classifications: QC125.2, 658.048
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter F Buffa
The Business of management communicating( Visual )

27 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the process we call communication, and the barriers that impede understanding and alter the transference of meaning. Skills associated with listening, the role of non-verbal communication, and manager/employee interactions are explored
Styles of leadership( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses different leadership styles in management
The Mechanical universe and beyond, part I( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ebb and flow( Visual )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the rise and fall of the tides, as well as tidal analysis and its cosmic implications. The characteristics of specific tidal phenomena are also considered
Ocean currents( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at the world's ocean currents. Climatic and geographic aspects of the currents are discussed. The influence of these ocean rivers on the ecology and on marine life is also studied
Wind waves & water dynamics( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how waves move, what causes the movement, and what effect it has on the deep surface environment
The Mechanical universe and beyond, part II( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mechanical universe--and beyond( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of introductory college physics
Clean water what's it worth?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 examines the history of the Clean Water Act of 1972 with case studies of some key U.S. waterbodies (Cuyahoga River, Tampa Bay, Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay) whose poor conditions led to the passage of the Act. Part 2 focuses on the future of the nation's rivers, lakes and coastlines and what it will take to keep them fishable, swimmable and livable for both nearby residences and businesses
Vectors ; Newton's laws by David L Goodstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newton's laws describes Newton's great work of completing Galileo's kinematics with dynamics (a theory of the causes of motion)
Managing for productivity( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines productivity in the United States through a comparison with Japanese management methods
Gravity, electricity, magnetism ; The Millikan experiment( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 1. Gravity, electricity, magnetism: The gravitational force between two masses, the electric force between two charges, and the magnetic force between two poles - all take essentially the same mathematical form ; Program 2. The Millikan experiment: Understanding the electric force on a charged droplet and viscosity, Robert Millikan measured the charge of a single electron
Oceanus the marine environment( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of marine environment, an area as diverse, complex and alive as the land environment; focusing on the marine environment as a unique feature of the planet Earth and explores areas of interest and concern to both students and scientists
Marine pollution( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The problem of our contaminated oceans is the theme of this discussion. A definitive and historical approach is taken to begin this production. The sources of pollution, along with the specific effects of these pollutants is the second topic covered. Specific cases of pollution are discussed giving possible solutions to the problems
The Atom by David L Goodstein( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of the atom from the ancient Greeks to the early 20th-century, when discoveries by J. J. Thomson and Ernest Rutherford created a new crisis for the world of physics
Plankton floaters and drifters( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The community of drifting organisms called plankton are discussed. The plankton's importance in the marine food chain and its future implications for human consumption are studied
Mass, momentum, energy by David L Goodstein( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses of how the new meaning of space and time made it necessary to formulate a new mechanics
The Atom ; Particles and waves by David L Goodstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Focuses on the discovery that light can sometimes act like a particle and from this discovery the development of the new physics, quantum mechanics
Planning techniques( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the difficulties of planning in business, because of the uncertainties of the future. Talks about MBO and its limitations. Discuss qualitative and quantitative planning and various methods to make prediction as accurate as possible with less failure
Beyond the mechanical universe by David L Goodstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provocative questions begin the quest of Beyond the Mechanical Universe. This introductory preview enters the world of Electricity and Magnetism, and goes on to 20th-century discoveries of Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. The brilliant ideas of Faraday, Ampere, Maxwell, Einstein, Schrodinger, and Heisenberg add to the Mechanical Universe of Newton
 
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