By Kim Harrison
The underground inhabitants of witches, vampires, werewolves—creatures of desires and nightmares—has lived beside people for hundreds of years, hiding their powers. yet after a genetically engineered virus wipes out a wide a part of humanity, a few of the "Inderlanders" demonstrate themselves, altering every thing.
Rachel Morgan, witch and bounty hunter with the Inderland Runner companies, is among the top at apprehending supernatural lawbreakers all through Cincinnati, but if it involves following the principles, she falls desperately brief. made up our minds to dollar the method, she quits and takes to the air at the run with an I.S. agreement on her head and is reluctantly pressured to workforce up with Ivy, Inderland's most sensible runner . . . and a residing vampire. yet this witch is far out of her league, and to transparent her identify, Rachel needs to avert shape-changing assassins, outwit a strong businessman/crime lord, and live on a vicious underground fight-to-the-death . . . let alone her personal roommate.
By J. Edwards
Applied sciences of Procreation bridges the distance among clinical expertise and cultural values. It appears to be like on the ways that the 'technologies of procreation' impact society from an anthropological point of view.
By Michael E. Moran M.D. (auth.), Manoj Monga (eds.)
Ureteroscopy: symptoms, Instrumentation & Technique presents a entire and cutting-edge overview of ureteroscopy and may function a helpful source for urologists in the course of the global. the quantity presents facts established results to aid the increasing symptoms for ureteroscopy in addition to a powerful emphasis on applicable sufferer choice. The publication additionally offers specific suggestions for the step by step method of ureteroscopy from either an instrumentation and strategies point of view. The paintings is commonly illustrated with endoscopic pictures and observed through an internet site of movies which additional spotlight the scientific program of accessible endoscopic recommendations. The textual content additionally comprises hugely functional shows of advanced endourologic case displays with specialist research and editorial statement. instance circumstances would come with universal yet difficult situations of ureteroscopy for transitional mobile melanoma, horseshoe kidneys, hutch diverticulum, and being pregnant.
Ureteroscopy: symptoms, Instrumentation & Technique presents a different and worthy source within the box of ureteroscopy and should contain simple directions for these presently in education or those that have not begun to evolve intrarenal ureteroscopy into their surgical armamentarium. complicated ureteroscopic methods also are lined for these wishing to counterpoint their present medical services.
By Alan H. Epstein (auth.), Jeffrey Lang (eds.)
Multi-Wafer Rotating MEMS Machines: generators, turbines, and Engines is an outgrowth of the MIT Micro Engine venture. This venture all started on the Massachusetts Institute of expertise within the Fall of 1995, and later elevated via collaborations with the Georgia Institute of expertise, the Clark Atlanta collage, and the college of Maryland in school Park.
The total goal of the Micro Engine undertaking was once to strengthen a small yet power-dense gasoline turbine generator in accordance with MEMS fabrication applied sciences. hence, the undertaking sought to increase a fuel-burning jet engine that may force an electrical generator to provide electrical energy for common goal use. alongside the way in which, the undertaking could improve the technological know-how and engineering of many disciplines from the MEMS perspective.
The Micro Engine undertaking used to be by means of its very nature a hugely mult-disciplinary undertaking pursuing advances in fabrics, constructions, fabrication, combustion, warmth move, turbomachinery, bearings and electromechanics, all on the MEMS scale. lots of those issues are addressed during this quantity, including:
materials buildings and packaging
multi-wafer MEMS fabrication and and bonding technologiesElectroplating magnetic components
electroplating magnetic buildings into silicon
very-high-speed air bearings
thermofluids and turbomachinery
electric and magnetic generators
About The MEMs Reference Shelf:
"The MEMs Reference Shelf is a chain dedicated to Micro-Electro-Mechanical structures (MEMs) which mix mechanical, electric, optical, or fluidic components on a standard microfabricated substrate to create sensors, actuators, and microsystems. The sequence, authored via prime MEMs practitioners, strives to supply a framework the place uncomplicated rules, recognized methodologies and new purposes are built-in in a coherent and constant manner."
STEPHEN D. SENTURIA
Massachusetts Institute of expertise, Professor of electric Engineering, Emeritus
By Christian Kuhtz
Leistungsfähiges Windrad mit Holzrepeller, umwickelter Autolichtmaschine, Direktantrieb. Sehr ausführliche Anleitungen.
Aus dem Inhalt:
Idee und Hintergrund – Fachkunde für Windradbastler: Wie funktioniert…
· Aerodynamik, Schnellläufigkeit, Verwindung
· 2-Flügler, 3-Flügler, Massenträgheitsmonenten-Ausgleich
· Magnetisieren des Polrades, Selbsterregung
· Umwickeln – warum?
· Stromerzeugung und Wicklungsarten
· Wirkungsgrad der LiMa erhöhen!
Die Sturmsicherung: Sicherungsmöglichkeiten
· Eklipsen-, Seitenfahnen- und Helikoptersicherung
· Standort, Repellergröße und –leistung
· Anpassung LiMa – Repeller, elektrische Leistung
Bauanleitung für das „Standardwindrad“
· Repeller-Werkzeuge, Holz aussuchen
· Die Repeller-Bauschritte (einfacher Repeller 1,7 m Durchmesser)
· Gleichgewicht erreichen, Montieren an der Nabe
· Schmirgeln, Hagelschutz, Lackierung
· Achse, Lager, Bau der Nabe aus einer Riemenscheibe
· Ausrichten des Repellers gegen dynamische Unwucht
· Anlaufhilfe und Massenträgheitsmomenten-Ausgleichgewicht
· Bauarten, Aussuchen und Prüfen
· Auseinander- und Zusammenbauen der LiMa
· Umwickeln der LiMa: einfache Drehstrom-Wellenwicklung
· Die elektrische Schaltung am Windrad
Aufbau und Mechanik des Windrades:
· Azimutlager und Rahmen
· Handbremse und Eklipsen-Sturmsicherung
· Stromleitung und Bremsseilführung nach unten, Regenschutz
Aufstellen und Nutzen des Windrades
· Mast oder Befestigung auf dem Dach
· Batterien richtig behandeln, Ladekontrolle und Schutzschaltungen
· Batterien im Schrott aussuchen, prüfen und aufbessern
· Wie vielseitig guy den Windradstrom nutzen kann …
· Das 12-Volt-Leitungsnetz im Haus
By Eduardo Rojas
This quantity offers a synthesis of the teachings realized and demanding situations faced in imposing neighbourhood development courses, in response to the sensible reviews of designing, imposing, and comparing some of these courses within the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) sector. The e-book offers a large landscape of the main advanced difficulties that the towns of the LAC zone presently face and shows—with examples of initiatives below execution—that it's attainable to unravel them in the course of the enlargement of the size of interventions. the quantity is dependent in seven thematic chapters that current the "state of the artwork" at the wisdom and demanding situations in each one subject. The booklet is of curiosity to policymakers, govt officers, practitioners, and students operating during this box within the LAC area and all over the world.
By Alex Archer
While a mysterious guy orchestrates an assault on archaeologist Annja Creed after which bargains her an task, Annja is baffl ed. however the challenge is simply too interesting for her to refuse. She needs to fi nd an item that possesses a sacred and robust mystery delivering atonement to an individual who uncovers it—or wreaking havoc at the world.
Stolen from an historic order of knights, the relic is now within the clutches of a band of pirates crusing the South China Sea. while a central authority chief threatens to wreck the pirate ship—along with the artifact—rather than enable it get into the inaccurate arms, Annja needs to come to a decision at what fee the sacred prize may be secure. Destroying it can defi le background. yet saving it might probably result in apocalypse.
By Gerard Delanty
During the last twenty years there was nice curiosity in cosmopolitanism around the human and social sciences. the place, prior, it had mostly been a time period linked to ethical and political philosophy, cosmopolitanism has now turn into a widely-used time period within the social sciences. it's now indispensable to a lot of cultural, political and social analysis.
This is the 1st finished survey in a single quantity of the interdisciplinary box of cosmopolitan stories. With over 40 chapters written through top students of cosmopolitanism, this ebook displays the extensive reception of cosmopolitan idea in a wide selection of disciplines and throughout foreign borders. either accomplished and leading edge within the issues coated, the instruction manual of Cosmopolitanism experiences is split into 4 sections:
major theoretical debates, the place the emphasis is on contemporary developments
cultural issues within the social sciences
the politics of cosmopolitanism
major international different types of cosmopolitanism.
The instruction manual solutions the necessity to take sleek cosmopolitanism out of its specific western context and relate it to the old stories of different international cultures. this can be a significant paintings in defining the rising box of cosmopolitanism studies.
Throughout, there's a powerful emphasis on interdisciplinarity, with essays masking philosophy, literary conception, background, diplomacy, anthropology, communications stories and sociology. The Handbook’s transparent and entire sort will entice a large undergraduate viewers around the social sciences and arts.
By Texas Instruments
Getting jointly the elemental info, formulation, evidence, and mathematical instruments you want to "unlock" all of the energy of you Hand=Held Calculator.
By Elliott Kay
Alex Carlisle has adequate to house even on quiet days. residing with an angel and a succubus isn't any effortless feat. One has divine obligations she can’t clarify, and the opposite tempts him towards a decadent way of life he’s uncertain he can deal with. upload to that the stresses of faculty and attempting to carry down a role, and it’s fortunate Alex also can preserve his head on straight.
Yet the issues carry on coming. An amorous (and terrifying) werewolf won’t take no for a solution. Vampires from around the nation need to know what occurred to their allies in Seattle. To most sensible all of it off, occasions within the urban have drawn the eye of Federal brokers who understand some distance an excessive amount of concerning the supernatural, and so they haven't any endurance for the chaos that Alex and his neighbors depart of their wake.
Contains mature themes