Ward Ian M. Mechanical Properties of Solid Polymers
Providing an updated and comprehensive account of the properties of solid polymers, the book covers all aspects of mechanical behaviour. This includes finite elastic behavior, linear viscoelasticity and mechanical relaxations, mechanical anisotropy, non-linear viscoelasicity, yield behavior and fracture. New to this edition is coverage of polymer nanocomposites, and molecular interpretations of yield, e.g. Bowden, Young, and Argon. The book begins by focusing on the structure of polymers, including their chemical composition and physical structure. It goes on to discuss the mechanical properties and behaviour of polymers, the statistical molecular theories of the rubber-like state and describes aspects of linear viscoelastic behaviour, its measurement, and experimental studies. Later chapters cover composites and experimental behaviour, relaxation transitions, stress and yielding. The book concludes with a discussion of breaking phenomena.
Philippe Maarek J. Campaign Communication and Political Marketing
Campaign Communication and Political Marketing is a comprehensive, internationalist study of the modern political campaign. It indexes and explains their integral components, strategies, and tactics. Offers comparative analyses of campaigns from country to country Covers topics such as advertising strategy, demography, the effect of campaign finance regulation on funding, and more Draws on a variety of international case studies including the campaigns of Barack Obama and Nicolas Sarkozy Analyses the impact of digital media and 24/7 news cycle on campaign conduct
Irish Moments: 01. Irish Landscapes02. Celtic Symbols03. Castles04. Irish Pub / Dance05. Seagulls In The Harbour06. Lakes07. Irish Pubs08. Landscapes09. Irish Park10. Harbour At Night11. At The Seaside12. Irish Pub 13. At The Harbour 14. In The Mountains 15. On The River 16. Irish Pub 17. Dreaming Of Ireland 18. Castles (Monochrome Version) 19. Irish Pub Dances (Nature Intro Version) Songs: 1. Scarborough Fair 2. Came Back To Erin 3. The Rocks Of Bawm 4. Riverdance5. Come All Ye Young And Tender Maidens 6. Skye Boat Song 7. Whiskey In The Jar8. The Currah Of Kildare 9. The Sally Gardens10. Roving Galway Boy11. The Foggy Dew12. Crooked Jack 13. Molly Malone14. Misty Morning 15. The Wild Rover 16. Mountain Dew17. Londonderry Air (Danny Boy) 18. The Rocks Of Bawm
William Tennant Thoughts on the effects of the British government on the State of India
Полный вариант заголовка: «Thoughts on the effects of the British government on the State of India : accompanied with hints concerning the means of conveying civil and religious instructions to the natives of that country / by the Rev. William Tennant».
Е. А. Паршаков A Theory of the Origin and Development of the Solar System
The endless and mysterious history of origin and development of celestial bodies, the evolution of the Solar System, comets, asteroids, terrestrial and giant planets, small bodies and enigmatic planet rings - all these are the material on which a number of cosmogonical hypotheses are built. The author of this book calls attention of the readers to one more hypothesis, expecting to attract new researchers to the problems of cosmogony.
How can the same grapes make two different wines? Can you tell what a wine tastes like by reading the label? By understanding wine, you can drink better wine. In grocery stores, liquor stores, and at the vineyard, the key to picking a tasty wine is knowing how the wine was made—not by looking at the price. Even the glass you drink wine out of can enhance the experience. With some basic guidance, being a wine connoisseur is as easy as knowing what you like. Canadian Wine For Dummies is for everyone from beginning wine drinkers who need a friendly primer on wine to experienced wine tasters who want a thorough introduction to the diverse variety of wines produced in Canadian. This is the perfect guide if you’re interested in: Entertaining at home Collecting wine Cooking with wine Touring Canadian vineyards Impressing your friends Explore all the factors that influence a wine 212;from the soil the grapes grow in to the winemaking process—and understand how to decipher this information from the label. Navigate any restaurant’s wine list and order the best tasting and priced bottle. Serve the perfect wine to complement the food your serving. This friendly guide helps you do these things and more: Introduce your friends to Icewine Happily marry food and wine at your wedding Purchase wine online from private shops Properly taste and describe any wine Organize wine tastings Know when to send back a bottle of wine Tired of relying on other people’s wine choices? Want to discover a vast country of delicious wines? There are many, many reasons to explore the world of Canadian wines. No matter what the reason, the experience you take away from delving into the savory world of Canadian wines will make itself useful the rest of your life.
Mark Earls Herd. How to Change Mass Behaviour by Harnessing Our True Nature
"…fascinating. Like Malcolm Gladwell on speed." —THE GUARDIAN «HERD is a rare thing: a book that transforms the reader's perception of how the world works». —Matthew D'Ancona, THE SPECTATOR «This book is a must. Once you have read it you will understand why Mark Earls is regarded as a marketing guru.» —Daniel Finkelstein, THE TIMES This paperback version of Mark Earls' groundbreaking and award winning book comes updated with new stats and figures and provides two completely revised chapters that deal with the rise of social networking. Since the Enlightenment there has been a very simple but widely held assumption that we are a species of thinking individuals and human behaviour is best understood by examining the psychology of individuals. It appears, however, that this insight is plain wrong. The evidence from a number of leading behavioural and neuroscientists suggests that our species is designed as a herd or group animal. Mark Earls applies this evidence to the traditional mechanisms of marketing and consumer behaviour, with a result that necessitates a complete rethink about these subjects. HERD provides a host of unusual examples and anecdotes to open the mind of the business reader, from Peter Kay to Desmond Tutu, Apple to UK Sexual Health programmes, George Bush to Castle Lager, from autism to depression to the real explanation for the placebo effect in pharmaceutical testing.
The book is no encyclopedia of construction materials but rather a systematic description with the emphasis on the basics of material behaviour in order to assist the understanding of the dependencies of the material constants, which are not actually constants.
Samuel Crumpe An essay on the best means of providing employment for the people
Полный вариант заголовка: «An essay on the best means of providing employment for the people to which was adjudged the prize proposed by the Royal Irish academy for the best dissertation on that subject / By Samuel Crumpe».
Joseph Ritson A select collection of English songs, with their original airs, and a Historical essay on the origin and progress of national song. Vol. 1
Полный вариант заголовка: «A select collection of English songs, with their original airs, and a Historical essay on the origin and progress of national song : Vol. 1 : in 3 volumes / by the late Joseph Ritson ; with additional songs and occasional notes by Thomas Park».
Robert Castlereagh Speech of the Right Honourable Lord Viscount Castlereagh, in the Irish House of Commons, Wednesday, February 5, 1880
Полный вариант заголовка: «Speech of the Right Honourable Lord Viscount Castlereagh, in the Irish House of Commons, Wednesday, February 5, 1880 : on offering to the House certain resolutions, proposing and recommending a complete and entire union between Great Britain and Ireland».
A rip-roaring ride through the history of the Emerald Isle Ireland’s story is an amazingly dramatic and intense one – and today the influence of Irish culture can be felt around the globe. This book helps you find out why, taking you on a rollercoaster journey through the highs and lows of Ireland’s past including invasions, battles, executions, religious divide, uprisings, emigration – and Riverdance! Mike Cronin is a lecturer at the Centre for Irish Programmes, Boston College, Dublin. He has written 5 books on Irish history. Discover: When and how Ireland became Celtic Ireland and Britain’s complex relationship The evolution of Irish culture How Irish emigration has affected the world Northern Ireland’s rocky road to peace
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