By J. G. Cabrera
This booklet covers new advances in fabrics and strategies, relatively oriented in the direction of the optimization of strength expenditure required for the coaching of aggregates, bituminous binders and bituminous combinations and the consequences which come up in regards to the eu standards and codes of perform.
By David Griffiths
This paintings investigates using masks within the Masquerade traditions of West Africa, in particular Nigeria. the writer argues in favour of a standard language of masks functionality and specializes in the way during which the Nigerian dramatist Wole Soyinka explores the theatrical virtuosity and vibrancy of masks in his performs, particulary "A Dance of the Forests". additionally awarded are the author's trilogy of performs less than the name "Touch" which was once created to discover the subtleties of African masks in a way accesible for Western actors. This trilogy is predicated on Soyinka's play.
By Stanley H. Horowitz, Arun G. Phadke
The former variants of strength approach Relaying supply entire and obtainable assurance of the idea and basics of relaying and feature been broadly followed on college and classes around the world. With the 3rd variation, the authors have extra new and specified descriptions of energy procedure phenomena akin to balance, system-wide security innovations and dialogue of old outages. energy method Relaying, third variation maintains its function as a superb textbook on strength process safeguard for senior and graduate scholars within the box of electrical energy engineering and a reference e-book for training relay engineers.Provides the coed with an knowing of strength procedure safety rules and an perception into the phenomena involved.Discusses intimately the rising applied sciences of adaptive relaying, hidden disasters, large quarter size, worldwide positioning satellites and the categorical software of electronic devices.Includes relay designs equivalent to electromechanical, solid-state and electronic relays to demonstrate the benefits and downsides of each.Re-examines conventional gear safeguard practices to incorporate new options resembling transmission line differential defense, load encroachment on distance relay features, disbursed iteration structures, and methods to enhance safety procedure reaction to energy approach events.Analyzes process functionality via oscillographs and alarms schemes.Features difficulties to be labored via on the finish of every bankruptcy.
By Office of Technology Assessment
By Glen Urban
In brand new surroundings businesses have to transcend dating advertising" to be actual consumer advocates -- faithfully representing their consumers' pursuits. patron advocacy potential delivering clients and customers with open, sincere and entire details. It potential speaking with shoppers, now not at them. In such a lot businesses, client advocacy calls for a big transformation in either tradition and strategy. during this publication, MIT's Glen city covers the complete 'pyramid' of purchaser advocacy: the 'base' (starting with TQM and client delight initiatives); the 'middle' (relationship marketing); and the 'pinnacle': new advocacy strategies equipped on belief, now not coercion. businesses from GM to Intel, Qwest to John Deere are commencing to realize the pressing value of purchaser advocacy. city finds what they're making an attempt, and what demanding situations they're up opposed to -- and identifies the most important classes for incomes the buyer belief had to thrive in cutting-edge considerably replaced company setting.
By Mark Littmann, Fred Espenak, Ken Willcox
A complete eclipse of the sunlight is the main remarkable sight within the heavens. Totality takes you to eclipses of the earlier, current, and destiny, and allows you to see--and feel--why humans go back and forth to the ends of the Earth to monitor them. a fully crucial source for an individual who plans to watch an eclipse, and a needs to learn for all astronomy buffs, this fantastic re-creation brims with the anecdotes, stories, and suggestion of many veteran eclipse observers. certainly, it's the most sensible consultant and reference publication on sunlight eclipses ever written, jam-packed with info on how one can detect them; how you can picture and videotape them; why they take place; their historical past and mythology; how eclipses published the workings of the sunlight and made Einstein well-known; and whilst and the place to work out destiny eclipses. Totality once more positive factors the fantastic images of Fred Espenak, who runs the NASA Eclipse domestic web page and is the best-known and revered of all eclipse calculators and data assets. His many wonderful colour pictures light up this unheard of exploration of eclipses. the amount has been up to date to incorporate present info on upcoming eclipses, with new chapters at the overall eclipses due in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2017, plus all new chapters on the way to picture, video list, and strategy your eclipse photos, with emphasis at the new new release of electronic cameras. Strikingly illustrated with lovely images and greater than 100 maps and diagrams, this is every thing you must find out about eclipses of the solar, in a correct, essentially written, and enjoyable quantity that may be learn by means of lay humans and astronomers very easily and pleasure.
By Beverly Cleary
Henry Huggins's puppy, Ribsy, is hopelessly misplaced in an incredible shopping center car parking zone. it really is raining not easy, the pavement is slick, horns are honking, and drivers are shouting. while Ribsy thinks he has came upon the Hugginses' new station wagon finally, he jumps within the open tailgate window and falls asleep, exhausted. whilst he wakes up locate himself within the fallacious motor vehicle, plenty of little women puppy him and make plans to offer him a tub. All Ribsy desires to do is move domestic to Henry. as an alternative, he is approximately to start the liveliest experience of his lifestyles.
By Lin Piao, Chou En-lai
Speeches and stories from Tienamin sq. and Mao's assembly with hundreds of thousands of pink Guards in the course of the peak of the Cultural Revolution. a really contemporaneous account of the day
By Fran Gage
A slice of wealthy, wet cake is impossible to resist. From a tart, candy lemon sponge or ethereal angel nutrients cake to a decadent chocolate torte, there's a cake to meet each yearning. no matter if you're looking for a unique cake to set up a birthday culture or are easily searching for a candy finishing to a regular meal, there are tarts to slot any get together. Williams-Sonoma assortment Cake deals greater than 35 tantalizing recipes, together with up to date classics in addition to clean new rules. For stylish pleasing, make a powerful Rolled Chestnut Cream Cake sooner than your visitors arrive, then sit back and revel in the celebration. while time is brief, preserve it uncomplicated with effortless Chocolate-Orange Cupcakes or coffee Pound Cake. the numerous scrumptious recipes within those pages will motivate you to tempt and dazzle family and friends alike. A bankruptcy dedicated to deorating rules may also help you rework any cake right into a murals. Full-color images of every recipe assist you simply make a decision which cake you need to preapare, and photographic part notes in the course of the publication spotlight key suggestions and materials. moreover, an informative fundamentals part, with tips for either starting and skilled bakers, makes this e-book the appropriate resource to have available for developing the suitable cake.
By Novartis Foundation
Social and clinical advancements have lately ended in a dramatic elevate in existence expectancy. This has encouraged the examine of organismic alterations linked to fit growing old, particularly the erosion of homeostatic features in a number of endocrine platforms. This publication experiences advances within the realizing of endocrine aspects of getting old. It considers the relative magnitudes and time classes of alternative endocrine diversifications within the ageing human and experimental animal, addressing the effect of exterior components at the premiums of development of endocrine sequelae in getting older, the mechanisms that underlie the disarray of endocrine axes in growing old, and the results of healing reconstitution of hormones in growing old. This e-book: * Considers the mechanisms of growing old and hormonal adjustments that take place with age. * Discusses fit ageing and the relationships among hormonal alterations and pathophysiological stipulations corresponding to atherosclerosis and age-related bone loss. * attracts jointly contributions from easy and medical learn, to spot and stimulate promising new learn instructions.