Spaltversagen von Holz in Verbindungen
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Spaltversagen von Holz in Verbindungen

In dieser Arbeit wurde ein Rechenmodell entwickelt, mit dem die Rissbildung im Holz beim Eindrehen von Schrauben erfasst werden kann. Es ermöglicht die Abschätzung der erforderlichen Mindestholzdicken und Mindestabstände für unterschiedliche Schraubentypen. Mit einer neuen Prüfmethode werden hierzu Kräfte ermittelt, die beim Einschrauben auf ein Holzbauteil wirken. Durch Vergleichsversuche mit Referenzschrauben erlaubt diese Prüfmeth...

Foundations of Effective Influence Operations: A Framework for Enhancing Army Capabilities
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Foundations of Effective Influence Operations

The authors aim to assist the U.S. Army in understanding "influence operations," capabilities that may allow the United States to effectively influence the attitudes and behavior of particular foreign audiences while minimizing or avoiding combat. The book identifies approaches, methodologies, and tools that may be useful in planning, executing, and assessing influence operations.

Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems
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Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems

Updated from the 2004 edition, modeling lets designers predict the performance of water distribution systems to solve a wide variety of design, operational, and water quality problems. This basic primer manual provides distribution engineers and operators with information on developing and using computer hydraulic models of water distribution systems. Chapters take the reader from basics through data collection, model design, calibra...

VLSI Architectures for Future Video Coding
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VLSI Architectures for Future Video Coding

This book addresses future video coding from the perspective of hardware implementation and architecture design, with particular focus on approximate computing and the energy-quality scalability paradigm. Challenges in deploying VLSI architectures for video coding are identified and potential solutions postulated with reference to recent research in the field. The book offers systematic coverage of the designs, techniques and paradig...

Radio Frequency and Microwave Power Amplifiers. Volume 2: Efficiency and Linearity Enhancement Techniques
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Radio Frequency and Microwave Power Amplifiers. Volume 2: Efficiency and Linearity Enhancement Techniques

Radio Frequency and Microwave Power Amplifiers are finding an increasingly broad range of applications, particularly in communications and broadcasting, but also in the industrial, medical, automotive, aviation, military, and sensing fields. Each application has its own design specifications, for example, high linearity in modern communication systems or high efficiency in broadcasting, and, depending on process technology, capabilit...

Root-Knot Nematodes
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Root-Knot Nematodes

Root-knot nematodes are the most economically important group of plant-parasitic nematodes worldwide, and their control presents a major global challenge. Advances are being made in understanding their biology, host-parasite interaction and management strategies, and this comprehensive guide with many color photos and contributions from international experts covers the taxonomy, classification, morphology, life-cycle biology, genomes...

A.K. Barkaoui, V. Fullhardt,"Schémas électriques en chauffage"
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Schémas électriques en chauffage

Présentation des schémas électriques des installations de chauffage, des systèmes individuels aux chaufferies de forte puissance. Chaque schéma, réalisé conformément aux normes en vigueur, est accompagné d'un texte explicatif et du schéma de principe du système considéré. En plus de la régulation traditionnelle, la Gestion Technique du Bâtiment est également abordée. Sommaire : - Normes de représentation des schémas électriques - La ...

Environmentalism and the Technologies of Tomorrow: Shaping The Next Industrial Revolution
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Environmentalism and the Technologies of Tomorrow

We sit at the doorstep of multiple revolutions in robotic, genetic, information, and communication technologies, whose powerful interactions promise social and environmental transformations we are only beginning to understand. How can we anticipate their impacts and ensure that these new technologies help move us in a more sustainable direction? Environmentalism and the Technologies of Tomorrow is a collection of essays by leading sc...

Improving Seafood Products for the Consumer
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Improving Seafood Products for the Consumer

It is widely accepted that increased consumption of seafood is important in dealing with growing health problems such as cardiovascular disease. Based on a major EU Integrated Research Project, SEAFOODplus, this important book reviews the range of research into consumer attitudes towards seafood and the key issues in improving the safety, nutritional and sensory quality of seafood products to meet consumer expectations. After an intr...

Aircraft (Objekt)
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Aircraft (Objekt)

In his celebrated manifesto, "Aircraft" (1935), the architect Le Corbusier presented more than 100 photographs celebrating airplanes either in imperious flight or elegantly at rest. Dwelling on the artfully abstracted shapes of noses, wings, and tails, he declared : "Ponder a moment on the truth of these objects! Clearness of function!"In Aircraft, David Pascoe follows this lead and offers a startling new account of the form of the a...