Probability Applications in Mechanical Design

Author: Franklin Fisher
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 082474540X
Format: PDF
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The authors of this text seek to clarify mechanical fatigue and design problems by applying probability and computer analysis, and further extending the uses of probability to determine mechanical reliability and achieve optimization. The work solves examples using commercially available software. It is formatted with examples and problems for use in a one-semester graduate course.

The Lost City of Faar

Author: D.J. MacHale
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416936262
Format: PDF
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When Pendragon finds himself in the war-stricken territory of Cloral, he and his uncle take it upon themselves to rid the area of marauders and locate the legendary lost land of Faar, which may hold the key to Cloral's survival.

The Soldiers of Halla

Author: D.J. MacHale
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 143916424X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The final installment of the #1 New York Times bestselling series! Every question is answered. Every truth is revealed. The final battle has begun. It was all leading up to this moment. Nine books—nine battles for nine territories—have brought Bobby Pendragon to where he is now. At last, Bobby and the rest of the travelers must join forces in an epic war against Saint Dane for not only one last territory, but for all of Halla. With more than three million books in print, the number one New York Times bestselling Pendragon series has a huge and passionate fan base, and these fans will not be disappointed as the series comes to an action-packed and satisfying conclusion in the tenth and final installment.

The Pilgrims of Rayne

Author: D.J. MacHale
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167222
Format: PDF, Mobi
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When Bobby Pendragon first arrives on the tropical world of Ibara, he finds paradise. There is beauty all around and the people of Ibara are blissfully happy. It's not long before Bobby discovers, however, that they are also blissfully...oblivious. The leaders of Ibara are keeping a devastating secret from their people, one that gives Saint Dane all the opportunity he needs to launch his final assault on Halla. While Bobby struggles to learn the truth in time to thwart Saint Dane, Courtney Chetwynde desperately searches for Mark Diamond. On the heels of a shocking tragedy, Mark has disappeared. Worse, he seems to be under Saint Dane's influence. It's up to Courtney to find Mark and stop him from making a grave mistake that could change the future of all existence.

Raven Rise

Author: D.J. MacHale
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416914196
Format: PDF, Kindle
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While Pendragon is trapped on Ibara, Alder returns to Denduron and goes into battle again, and other Travelers face obstacles of various sorts, Saint Dane gains the power he seeks and makes his push to destroy and rebuild Halla.

Ghost Moon

Author: Karen Robards
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
ISBN: 0440244811
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Olivia "Livvy" Archer Morrison returns with her little girl to her childhood home on a northern Louisiana plantation only to be tortured by nightmares of her mother's violent death and the uneasy feeling that they are somehow connected to multiple murders committed 20 years ago by a serial killer who preys on young girls. Only her stepcousin Seth Archer, a scion of the Archer clan who played the role of a bossy brother figure to Livvy when they were children, may be able to save her and her daughter from the encroaching terrors of the past.

Introducing Volcanology

Author: Dougal Jerram
Publisher: Dunedin Academic Press
ISBN: 1903544416
Format: PDF, ePub
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Volcanoes have an endless fascination. Their eruptions are a regular reminder of the power of nature and our vulnerability to this raw geological phenomenon, however volcanic activity, and its plumbing from beneath, is an essential element of the forces that shaped and constantly reshape our planet. Dougal Jerram answers the questions: What are volcanoes? What other volcanic activity is there? How do volcanoes relate to plate tectonics and the movement of continents? What are eruptions and why do they occur? How have volcanoes affected the earth's climate? Can we predict eruptions? He also describes the most notable eruptions in history and their effect. Copiously illustrated throughout Introducing Volcanology is a concise and accessible introduction to the science of hot rocks for those with an adult curiosity and for those contemplating a course of formal study. As with sister volumes, technical terms are kept to a minimum and a glossary is provided covering the whole subject from ash to zeolites.

SQL Server 2000 Fast Answers for DBAs and Developers Signature Edition

Author: Joseph Sack
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430200512
Format: PDF, ePub
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* Comprehensive coverage, including all SQL Server 2000 features, from an established SQL Server expert and author * Broad appeal, with practical ‘How to’ answers to common SQL Server questions for both novice and advanced DBAs and developers. * Unique, easy-reference format – ideal for preparing for a SQL Server job interview, or for a SQL Server certification test.

Windows 7 SP1 QuickSteps

Author: Marty Matthews
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071772480
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics! Get up to speed with Windows 7 right away--the QuickSteps way. Fully updated to cover Windows 7 SP1, Windows Live Mail 2011, and Internet Explorer 9, this book includes color screenshots and clear explanations that show you how to maximize the powerful features and upgrades available in Windows 7. Find out how to navigate and customize your desktop, store data, manage files, connect to the Internet, use email, add hardware and software, work with photos, and enjoy multimedia. Managing security and setting up a wired or wireless network are also covered. Start using Windows 7 in no time with help from this hands-on guide. The unique, oblong layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid Marty Matthews is the cocreator of the QuickSteps series and the author or coauthor of more than 70 books, including the bestselling Windows Vista QuickSteps and Windows 7 QuickSteps.

Finger jogging boogie

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ISBN: 9781854728593
Format: PDF
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Seventeen tuneful pieces to set the fingers walking and the feet tapping. Jazz arranger and composer Stephen Duro has written some catchy but very easy tunes in a range of popular styles for beginners. Styles include a bright rock number and sunny calypso, a jaunty blues and cheerful ragtime, and a gentle waltz and happy-go-lucky cha cha.