Chassis Engineering

Chassis Engineering Author Herb Adams
ISBN-10 1557880557
Release 1993
Pages 133
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Chassis Engineering for HP Cars Manual Chassis Design Covers Center Of Gravity And Roll Center Enhancing Road Handling Ability Step-By-Step Guide Tire Technology And Front and Rear Suspensions Brakes; Shocks And Springs



Global Leadership

Global Leadership Author Marshall Goldsmith
ISBN-10 9780132789325
Release 2003-04-28
Pages 384
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The follow-up to Marshall Goldsmith's 500,000-copy bestseller The Leader of the Future, Global Leadership: The Next Generation systematically identifies what tomorrow's leaders will need to know, do and believe in order to successfully lead the global enterprise of the future. Drawing on the results of an extraordinary 2-year Accenture study of emerging business leaders, this book shows why the skills of today's global leaders won't be enough--and why tomorrow's leaders won't resemble today's. Goldsmith and his co-authors first identify five new "factors of leadership" and their implications: global thinking, appreciation of diversity, technological savvy, a willingness to partner and an openness to sharing leadership. They explain what it will mean to lead in an era where intellectual capital is the dominant source of value; how to lead people whose backgrounds and values may be radically dissimilar from yours; and why achieving personal self-mastery is now a fundamental prerequisite for leading others. From the evolution of "federated," semi-autonomous organizational structures to the personal leadership challenges now arising from globalism, this book offers unprecedented insights into the new challenges of leadership--and what it will take to meet them.



The Occupation of Iraq

The Occupation of Iraq Author Ali A. Allawi
ISBN-10 0300135378
Release 2008-10-01
Pages 544
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Involved for over thirty years in the politics of Iraq, Ali A. Allawi was a long-time opposition leader against the Baathist regime. In the post-Saddam years he has held important government positions and participated in crucial national decisions and events. In this book, the former Minister of Defense and Finance draws on his unique personal experience, extensive relationships with members of the main political groups and parties in Iraq, and deep understanding of the history and society of his country to answer the baffling questions that persist about its current crises. What really led the United States to invade Iraq, and why have events failed to unfold as planned? The Occupation of Iraq examines what the United States did and didn't know at the time of the invasion, the reasons for the confused and contradictory policies that were enacted, and the emergence of the Iraqi political class during the difficult transition process. The book tracks the growth of the insurgency and illuminates the complex relationships among Sunnis, Shias, and Kurds. Bringing the discussion forward to the reconfiguration of political forces in 2006, Allawi provides in these pages the clearest view to date of the modern history of Iraq and the invasion that changed its course in unpredicted ways.



English Language Teaching Today

English Language Teaching Today Author Willy A Renandya
ISBN-10 9783319388342
Release 2016-08-22
Pages 307
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English Language Teaching Today: Linking Theory and Practice provides an up-to-date account of current principles and practices for teaching English in the world today. The chapters, written by internationally recognized language teacher educators and TESOL specialists, introduce the reader to key language skill areas (i.e., listening, speaking, reading, writing, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary) and explain how each skill area can be taught in a principled manner in diverse language learning contexts. Throughout the book, the link between theory and practice is explicitly highlighted and exemplified. This reader-friendly book is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in TESOL and other second language education programmes as well as for TESOL professionals who wish to stay current with recent developments in ELT.



Information Security Risk Analysis Second Edition

Information Security Risk Analysis  Second Edition Author Thomas R. Peltier
ISBN-10 0849333466
Release 2005-04-26
Pages 360
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The risk management process supports executive decision-making, allowing managers and owners to perform their fiduciary responsibility of protecting the assets of their enterprises. This crucial process should not be a long, drawn-out affair. To be effective, it must be done quickly and efficiently. Information Security Risk Analysis, Second Edition enables CIOs, CSOs, and MIS managers to understand when, why, and how risk assessments and analyses can be conducted effectively. This book discusses the principle of risk management and its three key elements: risk analysis, risk assessment, and vulnerability assessment. It examines the differences between quantitative and qualitative risk assessment, and details how various types of qualitative risk assessment can be applied to the assessment process. The text offers a thorough discussion of recent changes to FRAAP and the need to develop a pre-screening method for risk assessment and business impact analysis.



Band Theory and Electronic Properties of Solids

Band Theory and Electronic Properties of Solids Author John Singleton
ISBN-10 9780191057465
Release 2001-08-30
Pages 240
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This book provides an introduction to band theory and the electronic properties of materials at a level suitable for final-year undergraduates or first-year graduate students. It sets out to provide the vocabulary and quantum-mechanical training necessary to understand the electronic, optical and structural properties of the materials met in science and technology and describes some of the experimental techniques which are used to study band structure today. In order to leave space for recent developments, the Drude model and the introduction of quantum statistics are treated synoptically. However, Bloch's theorem and two tractable limits, a very weak periodic potential and the tight-binding model, are developed rigorously and in three dimensions. Having introduced the ideas of bands, effective masses and holes, semiconductor and metals are treated in some detail, along with the newer ideas of artificial structures such as super-lattices and quantum wells, layered organic substances and oxides. Some recent `hot topics' in research are covered, e.g. the fractional Quantum Hall Effect and nano-devices, which can be understood using the techniques developed in the book. In illustrating examples of e.g. the de Haas-van Alphen effect, the book focuses on recent experimental data, showing that the field is a vibrant and exciting one. References to many recent review articles are provided, so that the student can conduct research into a chosen topic at a deeper level. Several appendices treating topics such as phonons and crystal structure make the book self-contained introduction to the fundamentals of band theory and electronic properties in condensed matter physic today.



Hacking 2nd Edition

Hacking  2nd Edition Author Jon Erickson
ISBN-10 9781593271442
Release 2008
Pages 488
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An introduction to hacking describes the techniques of computer hacking, covering such topics as stack-based overflows, format string exploits, network security, cryptographic attacks, and shellcode.



The Spanish Armada

The Spanish Armada Author Felipe Fern√°ndez-Armesto
ISBN-10 UOM:39015013119337
Release 1988
Pages 300
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Offers a revised account of the famous sea battle, arguing for a more balanced view of British "victory" and Spanish "defeat" and tracing the development of the traditional view of the battle in the historical context of the era



To a Very Special Teacher

To a Very Special Teacher Author Pam Brown
ISBN-10 1850156484
Release 1995
Pages 28
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Our "To-Give-And-To-Keep" "RM" series of giftbooks with their strong "Very Special..". titles is our most popular line. This new complementary series of Notebooks contains all of the elements that make "To-Give-And-To-Keep" so special.