Mark Davies is Professor of Engineering Science, Head of the Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Department, and Founder Director of the Stokes Research Institute at the University of Limerick in Ireland. He was a Rolls-Royce research scholar at Cambridge University, earning his Ph.D. with a thesis on aircraft engine blade flutter. From there he went to Oxford University to research gas turbine heat transfer. His present research interests range from entropy generation in turbomachinery to electronic system reliability.
Users can access the top 5000 words either through the main frequency listing or through an alphabetical index. Throughout the frequency listing there are also thrity thematically-organized ‘boxed’ lists of the top words from a variety of key topics such as sports, weather, clothing and relations.
An engaging and highly useful resource, A Frequency Dictionary of Portuguese will enable students of all levels to get the most out of their study of Portuguese vocabulary.