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The Slip

The Slip [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1459735765
Author: Mark Sampson
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The Slip by Mark Sampson Book Resume:

Professor Philip Sharpe is having a bad day when he appears on a live televised debate. But things will only get worse when, flustered on air, he makes some wildly inappropriate remarks. The “slip” goes viral and Philip’s life and marriage go into a tailspin. His life unravelling, Philip hatches a scheme he hopes will put it all back together.

The Slip

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Author: C. Gockel
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It's only been a few days since Veterinarian Amy Lewis escaped Asgard with the FBI's professional hacker, Bohdi Patel. The escape involved "borrowing" Odin's magical, world-walking, eight-legged, horse, Sleipnir. Now Odin wants Sleipnir back. FBI Director Steve Rogers doesn't want Odin getting anything he wants. Amy and Bohdi want to set Sleipnir free. The horse has his own ideas. A story (mostly) from Sleipnir's point of smell. THE I BRING THE FIRE SERIES: I Bring the Fire: Part I Wolves (FREE ebook) Monsters: I Bring the Fire Part II Chaos: I Bring the Fire Part III In the Balance: An I Bring the Fire Novella Fates: I Bring the Fire Part IV The Slip: A Short Story Warriors: I Bring the Fire Part V Ragnarok: I Bring the Fire Part VI The Fire Bringers Soul Marked: I Bring the Fire Part VII Magic After Midnight: I Bring the Fire Part VIII Series keywords: fantasy, norse mythology, mythology, loki, hero loki, loki's children, trickster, urban fantasy, contemporary fantasy, fantasy series, speculative fiction, paranormal, myths, myth retelling, fairy tales, folktales, folklore, humor, female protagonist, science fantasy, action, adventure, deities, gods, magic, elves, romance, epic, sleipnir, horses, unicorns

The Slip-Knot

The Slip-Knot [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1926972783
Author: T.J. Dawe
Publisher: Brindle and Glass
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The Slip-Knot by T.J. Dawe Book Resume:

In turns hysterical and heartbreaking, frantic and thoughtful, The Slip-Knot is a spellbinding comic monologue unlike any other. Journey with the incomparable TJ Dawe as he mans a giant truck, becomes the unhelpful voice on the other end of the phone line, and compiles euphemisms while he stocks the shelves in a drugstore. In between are ruminations and wise observations on long-distance relationships, the history of Santa Claus, recreational Gravol, and why you should never mail meat, no matter what the clerk at the 7-11 tells you.

The Slip of Me

The Slip of Me [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9352015703
Author: Akhand Singh
Publisher: One Point Six Technology Pvt Ltd
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"The Slip of Me is a contemporary coming of age story, following a boy named Vikram, –– quiet, shy and prone to troubles, and his teenaged friends in Jabalpur, India. They all experience the ups and downs of adolescence, eager to fall in love, but struggling to understand what it even means. Vikram falls head over heels for Jessica, his chemistry tutor’s daughter. When Jessica severs ties with Vikram, he is deeply affected and begins a far-reaching transformation. This story explores the emotional world of Indian teens––the conflicts they face within their families, at school and in society at large. As they approach the end of their public education and ready themselves to move on to various universities, Vikram, and his friends must face new identity crisis. What do they want to be and how will they get there? What saves Vikram in the end is learning the true value of friendship and how it can provide the ultimate support and healing that anyone needs."

Strain Facies

Strain Facies [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3642650805
Author: E. Hansen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Strain Facies by E. Hansen Book Resume:

This series of monographs represents continuation on an inter nationai basis of the previous series MINERALOGIE UND PETRO GRAPHIE IN EINZELDARSTELLUNGEN, published by Sprin ger-Verlag. The voluminous results arising from recent progress in pure and applied research increase the need for authoritative reviews but the standard scientific journals are unable to provide the space for them. By their very nature, text-books are unable to consider specific topics in depth and recent research methods and results often receive only cursory treatment. Advanced reference volumes are usually too detailed except for experts in the field. It is often very expensive to purchase a symposium volume or an "Advances in . . " volume for the sake of a specific review chapter surrounded by unrelated chapters. We hope that this monograph series will by pass these problems in fulfilling the need. The purpose of the series is to publish reviews and reports of carefully selected topics written by carefully selected authors, who are both good writers and experts in their scientific field. In general, the monographs will be concerned with the most recent research methods and results. The editors hope that the monographs will serve several functions, acting as supple ments to existing text-books, guiding research workers, and providing the basis for advanced seminars. March 1971 W. VON ENGELHARDT, Tiibingen T. HAHN, Aachen R. Roy, University Park, Pa. J. W. WINCHESTER, Tallahassee, Fla. P. J. WYLLIE, Chicago, III. Contents 1 I. Introduction Sketch of Trollheimen 4 Acknowledgments . .

Landslides and Engineered Slopes. From the Past to the Future, Two Volumes + CD-ROM

Landslides and Engineered Slopes. From the Past to the Future, Two Volumes + CD-ROM [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0203885287
Author: Zuyu Chen,Jian-Min Zhang,Ken Ho,Fa-Quan Wu,Zhong-Kui Li
Publisher: CRC Press
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Landslides and Engineered Slopes. From the Past to the Future, Two Volumes + CD-ROM by Zuyu Chen,Jian-Min Zhang,Ken Ho,Fa-Quan Wu,Zhong-Kui Li Book Resume:

270 Expert contributions on aspects of landslide hazards, encompassing geological modeling and soil and rock mechanics, landslide processes, causes and effects, and damage avoidance and limitation strategies. Reference source for academics and professionals in geo-mechanical and geo-technical engineering, and others involved with research, des

Eaches or Pieces Order Fulfillment, Design, and Operations Handbook

Eaches or Pieces Order Fulfillment, Design, and Operations Handbook [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1420013092
Author: David E. Mulcahy
Publisher: CRC Press
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Eaches or Pieces Order Fulfillment, Design, and Operations Handbook by David E. Mulcahy Book Resume:

If your business uses warehouses to deal with the sales of goods, then you know that facility operations, shipping, and customer service are important to your company's health. Eaches or Pieces Order Fulfillment, Design, and Operations Handbook offers insights for warehouse, distribution, or logistics professionals to make their "eaches or pieces"

An Introduction to Nuclear Materials

An Introduction to Nuclear Materials [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3527677100
Author: K. Linga Murty,Indrajit Charit
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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An Introduction to Nuclear Materials by K. Linga Murty,Indrajit Charit Book Resume:

Covering both fundamental and advanced aspects in an accessible way, this textbook begins with an overview of nuclear reactor systems, helping readers to familiarize themselves with the varied designs. Then the readers are introduced to different possibilities for materials applications in the various sections of nuclear energy systems. Materials selection and life prediction methodologies for nuclear reactors are also presented in relation to creep, corrosion and other degradation mechanisms. An appendix compiles useful property data relevant for nuclear reactor applications. Throughout the book, there is a thorough coverage of various materials science principles, such as physical and mechanical metallurgy, defects and diffusion and radiation effects on materials, with serious efforts made to establish structure-property correlations wherever possible. With its emphasis on the latest developments and outstanding problems in the field, this is both a valuable introduction and a ready reference for beginners and experienced practitioners alike.

Extended Finite Element Method

Extended Finite Element Method [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1118869680
Author: Amir R. Khoei
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Extended Finite Element Method by Amir R. Khoei Book Resume:

Introduces the theory and applications of the extended finite element method (XFEM) in the linear and nonlinear problems of continua, structures and geomechanics Explores the concept of partition of unity, various enrichment functions, and fundamentals of XFEM formulation. Covers numerous applications of XFEM including fracture mechanics, large deformation, plasticity, multiphase flow, hydraulic fracturing and contact problems Accompanied by a website hosting source code and examples

Lloyd's: Law and Practice

Lloyd's: Law and Practice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1134501439
Author: Julian Burling
Publisher: CRC Press
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Lloyd's: Law and Practice by Julian Burling Book Resume:

The unique features of the Lloyd’s Corporation and Market and their governing rules are complex and are often difficult to navigate even for the most seasoned practitioner. This book provides the reader with a definitive and detailed guide, and is essential for any practitioner dealing with Lloyd’s Insurance. After a brief historical account, the book provides a thorough legal description and analysis of Lloyd’s, which includes topics ranging from the constitution and membership requirements of Lloyd’s, UK and overseas regulation, the processes for placing and underwriting business and handling claims, chain of security, enforcement and disciplinary matters, compensation and the reconstruction and the renewal of the Lloyd’s market between 1990 and 1996. The book will be an invaluable reference tool for insurance practitioners and professionals dealing with Lloyd’s. Julian Burling is a barrister at Serle Court, and has been involved in advising on and implementing nearly all significant legal developments at Lloyd’s in the last 25 years.

Plane-Strain Slip-Line Fields for Metal-Deformation Processes

Plane-Strain Slip-Line Fields for Metal-Deformation Processes [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1483278492
Author: W. Johnson,R. Sowerby,R. D. Venter
Publisher: Elsevier
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Plane-Strain Slip-Line Fields for Metal-Deformation Processes by W. Johnson,R. Sowerby,R. D. Venter Book Resume:

Plane-Strain Slip-Line Fields for Metal-Deformation Processes: A Source Book and Bibliography provides information pertinent to the theory and application of plain-train slip fields to metal-working problems. This book discusses the industrial importance of axial symmetry. Organized into seven chapters, this book begins with an overview of the oldest processes of metal forming, including forging, coining, hammering, drifting, cutting, or parting. This text then examines the basic aspects of the basic theory of classical plasticity. Other chapters consider the governing equations of the plane plastic flow of a rigid-perfectly plastic solid. This book discusses as well the methods for the solution of problems of plane plastic flow of a rigid-perfectly plastic solid. The final chapter deals with the application of the theory of plasticity to the quasi-static plane-strain deformation of an isotropic rigid-perfectly plastic, rate insensitive material. This book is a valuable resource for mechanical engineers, materials scientists, teachers, and research workers.

The Aran Islands

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Author: John Millington Synge
Publisher: Good Press
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The Aran Islands by John Millington Synge Book Resume:

"The Aran Islands" by John Millington Synge. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Introduction to Dislocations

Introduction to Dislocations [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0080524907
Author: Derek Hull,D. J. Bacon
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
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Introduction to Dislocations by Derek Hull,D. J. Bacon Book Resume:

Introduction to Dislocations was first published in 1965 in a series aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students in metallurgy and materials science and related disciplines. At the time, the subject was maturing and it was expected that 'dislocation concepts' would remain a core discipline for a very long time. As expected, the book has been, and remains, an important undergraduate text all over the world. A wider range of materials has emerged since 1965, most notably in the field of electronics and micro-engineering. The principles of dislocation theory still apply but some of the detail requires further treatment. This fourth edition provides an essential basis for an understanding of many of the physical and mechanical properties of crystalline solids. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated to reflect developments in the understanding of the subject, whilst retaining the clarity and comprehensibility of the previous editions.

The Dynamics of Aerocolloidal Systems

The Dynamics of Aerocolloidal Systems [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1483146057
Author: G. M. Hidy,J. R. Brock
Publisher: Elsevier
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The Dynamics of Aerocolloidal Systems by G. M. Hidy,J. R. Brock Book Resume:

The Dynamics of Aerocolloidal Systems, Volume 1 is concerned with the dynamical behavior of idealized aerosol particles in the light of developments in classical mechanics. The idealization is based on the assumption that the solid or liquid particles suspended in a gas can be modeled as macroscopically smooth, chemically inert, spherical bodies. Topics covered include transport processes, single particles, and generation and behavior of clouds. Emphasis is placed on fluid dynamics from the continuum regime to the free molecule regime. This book is comprised of 10 chapters and begins with an overview of definitions and classifications of aerocolloidal suspensions. The next chapter deals with the characteristics of aerial dispersions as provided for in the hard, smooth sphere picture. The basic mechanical parameters of an aerocolloidal system is described, along with certain different regimes of the idealized aerosol and various solutions of the Boltzmann equation. The reader is methodically introduced to the dynamics of single particles in the continuum approximation; heat and mass transfer to single particles in a continuum; formation of aerosols by nucleation of supersaturated vapor; and diffusion and dispersion of aerosol particles. The final chapter considers the interaction between aerosol particles, paying particular attention to the collision of inert spheres whose sticking probability is unity. This volume will be useful to scholars, practicing scientists, and graduate students as well as those who would consider teaching aerosol mechanics as part of a curriculum in the atmospheric sciences, or in other applied sciences including applied physical chemistry, and engineering.

Shallow Subduction Zones: Seismicity, Mechanics and Seismic Potential

Shallow Subduction Zones: Seismicity, Mechanics and Seismic Potential [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3034873336
Author: Renata Dmowska,Göran Ekström
Publisher: Birkhäuser
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Shallow Subduction Zones: Seismicity, Mechanics and Seismic Potential by Renata Dmowska,Göran Ekström Book Resume:

Reprint from Pure and Applied Geophysics (PAGEOPH), Volume 142 (1994), No. 1

Metamorphic Processes

Metamorphic Processes [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9401511098
Author: R. H. Vernon
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Metamorphic Processes by R. H. Vernon Book Resume:

This book is for senior undergraduate or postgraduate students who want an insight into some modern approaches to metamorphic petrology. Its aims are to explain, in reasonably simple, informal terms, the processes underlying (i) metamorphic reactions and (ii) the production of micro structures in metamorphic rocks, these currently being the things that interest me most, geologically. The first aim requires discussion of equilibrium factors, reaction kinetics and reaction mechanisms, empha sising both the complexity of realistic reactions and the need to combine the chemical and microstructural approaches to them. The second aim requires discussion of deformation, recovery, recrystallisation and grain growth processes, with emphasis on experiments on silicate minerals. The book concludes with a general attempt to relate chemical and physical processes in metamorphism, although it will be clear from reading earlier chapters (especially Chapter 4) that the two aspects can rarely be separated completely in detailed metamorphic studies. Petrological and experimental investigations of metamorphic reactions and microstructural development are advancing so rapidly these days that students are faced with an ever-increasing volume of information and a relatively rapid obsolescence of data. So, in this book I do not try to be comprehensive, or to present much so-called 'factual' information. Instead, I deal more with basic principles, in the hope that these will guide the student in his or her encounters with the details of specific metamorphic problems.

Progress in Light Metals, Aerospace Materials and Superconductors

Progress in Light Metals, Aerospace Materials and Superconductors [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3038131105
Author: Ya Fang Han
Publisher: Trans Tech Publications Ltd
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Progress in Light Metals, Aerospace Materials and Superconductors by Ya Fang Han Book Resume:

This immense 4 volume set comprises 495 peer-reviewed papers, divided into four parts: Magnesium (Part 1), Aluminum Alloys (Part 2), Aerospace Materials (Part 3) and Superconducting and Functional Materials (Part 4).

Advances in Geosciences

Advances in Geosciences [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9814468894
Author: Wing-Huen Ip
Publisher: World Scientific
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Advances in Geosciences by Wing-Huen Ip Book Resume:

This invaluable volume set of Advances in Geosciences continues the excellent tradition of the Asia-Oceania scientific community in providing the most up-to-date research results on a wide range of geosciences and environmental science. The information is vital to the understanding of the effects of climate change, extreme weathers on the most populated regions and fastest moving economies in the world. Besides, these volumes also highlight original papers from many prestigious research institutions which are doing cutting edge study in atmospheric physics, hydrological science and water resource, ocean science and coastal study, planetary exploration and solar system science, seismology, tsunamis, upper atmospheric physics and space science. Contents:Volume 16: Atmospheric Science (AS):Relationship Between Activity of West Pacific Subtropical High and Diabatic Heating During Heavy Rain in South China in June 2005 (L-J Wang et al.)Lunar-Synodic Component in the East Asian Winter Monsoon (C-H Wu & W-S Kau)August Rainfall in Korea and Its Association with Circulations (K-J Ha & K-S Yun)Changma and Shifting Peak in Summer Rainfall of Korea: ENSO Influence (K-J Ha et al.)and other papersVolume 17: Hydrological Science (HS):Raingauge-Based Rainfall Nowcasting with Artificial Neural Network (S-Y Liong & S He)Short-Term Rainfall Forecasting Using a Bayesian Stochastic Rainfall Burst Model (S Srikanthan et al.)A Synoptic Weather Typing Approach to Assess Climate Change Impacts on Meteorological and Hydrological Risks at Local Scale in South-Central Canada (C S-Q Cheng et al.)Outline for Alternative Rainfall-Runoff Modeling Framework Under Uncertainty (G-H Lee et al.)and other papersVolume 18: Ocean Science (OS):Elevated Phytoplankton Biomass in Marginal Seas in the Low Latitude Ocean: A Case Study of the South China Sea (K-K Liu)Numerical Simulation of Tropical Cyclone Intensity Using an Air-Sea-Wave Coupled Prediction System (L Xie et al.)Coupled Data Assimilation for ENSO Prediction (D Chen)A Non-Boussinesq Terrain-Following OGCM for Oceanographic and Geodetic Applications (Y T Song et al.)and other papersVolume 19: Planetary Science (PS):A Comparison of the Exospheres of Mercury and the Moon (W-H Ip & Y-C Wang)Charged Particle Acceleration in the Hermean Magnetosphere: The Comparison of Contributions of Different Mechanisms (Z Lev et al.)A Model Study on Observation Modes of MIA/MMO Based on the EM Design (W Miyake & Y Saito)Distributions of K and Th on the Moon: The Initial Results from Observations by Selene GRS (Y Karouji et al.)and other papersVolume 20: Solid Earth (SE):Carbonatites in Phong Tho, Lai Chau Province (NW Vietnam): Their Petrogenesis and Relationship with Cenozoic Potassic Alkaline Magmatism (N T Chi et al.)Non-Destructive Detection of Platinum-Bearing Mineral from Geological Sample by Subtraction Imaging with Synchrotron Radiation X-Ray (T Kogiso et al.)Trace, Rare Earth Element (REE) and Platinum Group Element (PGE) Geochemistry of the Mafic and Ultramafic Rocks from Bundelkhand Craton, Central India (M Satyanarayanan et al.)PGE Exploration Studies in India —h; A Few Initiatives (V Balaram)and other papersVolume 21: Solar Terrestrial (ST):Acceleration and Heating of Solar Wind Ions by Nonlinear Waves (L Ofman)Relation Between Loop-Shaped Interplanetary Disturbances and the Magnetic Flux Rope (M Tokumaru et al.)Solar Wind and CME Studies of the Inner Helisophere Using IPS Data from Stelab, ORT, and EISCAT (M M Bisi et al.)Relationship Between Earth-Directed Solar Eruptions and Magnetic Clouds at 1 AU: A Brief Review (V Yurchyshyn & D Tripathi)and other papers Keywords:Climate;Atmospheric Science;Meteorology;Hydrological;Water Management;Ocean Engineering/Coastal Engineering;Planetary Science;Astrophysics/Astronomy/Cosmology;Solid Earth;Geology;Earth Studies/Earth Science;Solar Terresterial Science

Optical Networking Standards: A Comprehensive Guide for Professionals

Optical Networking Standards: A Comprehensive Guide for Professionals [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0387240632
Author: Khurram Kazi
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Optical Networking Standards: A Comprehensive Guide for Professionals by Khurram Kazi Book Resume:

Includes recently approved adopted and implemented standards for versatile switches, routers and multi-service provisioning platforms. Numerous illustrative examples showing actual situations or cases implemented. Covers the activities of all the major optical networking standards bodies and forums (ITU-T, IETF, MEF, and OIF).

Experimental Rock Deformation - The Brittle Field

Experimental Rock Deformation - The Brittle Field [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3662117207
Author: M. S. Paterson
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Experimental Rock Deformation - The Brittle Field by M. S. Paterson Book Resume:

This monograph deals with the part of the field of ex-' perimental rock deformation that is dominated by the phenomena of brittle fracture on one scale or another. Thus a distinction has been drawn between the fields of brittle und ductile behaviour in rock, corresponding more or less to a distinction between the phenomena of fracture and flow. It is hoped eventually to present a survey of the ductile field in a separate volume. The last chapter of this volume deals with the transition between the two fields. The scope of this survey has been limited to the mec.hanical properties of rock viewed as a material on the laboratory scale. Thus, the topic and approach is of a "materials science" kind rather than of a "structures" kind. We are dealing with only one part of the wider field of rock mechanics, which also includes structural or boundary value problems, for example, those of the stability of slopes, the collapse of mine openings, earth quakes, the folding of stratified rock, and the convec tive motion of the earth's mantle. One topic thus ex cluded is the role of jointing, which it is commonly necessary to take into account in applications in engi neering and mining, and probably often in geology too.