Electrophysical phenomena in the tribology of polymers by A I Sviridewok, A F Kilmovich, V N Kestelman

By A I Sviridewok, A F Kilmovich, V N Kestelman

Quite a few useful difficulties hooked up to triboelectric phenomena stay unsolved in either the fabrication and behaviour of polymer threads and materials in various business articles. utilizing the result of targeted experiments conducted within the international locations of the previous Soviet Union, this quantity fills a niche within the technology of tribology, providing basic info at the nature of actual and chemical strategies governing and accompanying tribodeformation and tribodisintegration of polymers. information on electrophysical phenomena comparable to touch electrification and emergence of the electret country in polymer fabrics also are supplied.

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US Navy Patches - Command Support by Schiffer

By Schiffer

This can be fourth in mulit-volume sequence protecting usa military patches from international conflict II to the present-each quantity includes over a thousand patches in complete colour. This new quantity covers: actions, Bases, facilities, instructions, Communications, Cruises, Depots, department, amenities, Fields, Fleets, Flotillas, Forces, teams, scientific, Missiles, colleges, Shipyards, Squadrons, Stations, groups, devices, and Miscellaneous devices.

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Guy Wolff: Master Potter in the Garden by Suzanne Staubach

By Suzanne Staubach

For those who point out man Wolff to a major gardener, that gardener will very likely admit to both possessing a man Wolff flowerpot or coveting one. Wolff’s pots—some small and excellent for a sunny windowsill, others sizeable and fabulous for a favourite open air spot—are broadly thought of to be the epitome of gardenware. Their classical proportions, basic ornament, and the marks of Wolff’s palms all mix to make crops glance their top. His pots own an honesty and liveliness that machine-made flowerpots lack.

Wolff is without doubt one of the best-known potter operating within the usa this present day. In gardening circles, he's a hugely respected horticultural icon; gardeners flock to his lectures and demonstrations. His paintings additionally appeals to fanatics of layout and positive arts: stopover at the non-public gardens of panorama designers, and you may see man Wolff pots. Step contained in the gates of property gardens, and you may see man Wolff pots. but he's a potter’s potter. He’s an incredible ware thrower, a ability few have this present day. He thinks deeply approximately what he calls the structure of pots and the significance of hand-crafted gadgets in our lives.

Whether you're a longtime collector of Wolff’s pots, fearful to shop for your first one, or just intrigued by way of the wonder and practicality of home made items in our fast paced period, you’ll are looking to upload this richly illustrated ebook for your library.

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Greek Vases in The J. Paul Getty Museum by Getty Trust Publications, J Paul Getty Museum

By Getty Trust Publications, J Paul Getty Museum

This can be the 6th in a sequence of books that record the large choice of Greek vases within the Getty Museum. during this quantity are 8 essays—in English, German, or Italian—that make clear a few items from the Museum’s effective selection of antiquities. incorporated is the identity of a brand new Corinthian painter via C.W. Neeft, professor on the collage of Amsterdam the book of 3 Caeretan hydriai by means of J. M. Hemelrijk, professor emeritus on the college of Amsterdam and the reconstruction of an incredible early krater through the Berlin Painter, mentioned by means of Mary B. Moore, professor of paintings heritage at Hunter university, CUNY.

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Gun Digest Book of Exploded Gun Drawings by Kevin Muramatsu

By Kevin Muramatsu

Parts identity for greater than 1,000 guns!

Revised and accelerated to incorporate the latest, most well-liked weapons out there, this publication is the must-have reference for gunsmiths, gun retailers, creditors, shooters, and do-it-yourselfers. This assortment is the proper relief for someone trying to determine and order substitute elements, or disassemble a gun for cleansing and straightforward repair.

Gun Digest ebook of Exploded Gun Drawings third Edition is the definitive, one-volume source, with greater than 1,000 unique, easy-to-understand isometric drawings with elements id for contemporary and classic handguns, rifles and shotguns.

Featuring an advantage excerpt from Gun Digest consultant to conserving and Accessorizing Firearms!

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Demanding Respect: The Evolution of the American Comic Book by Paul Lopes

By Paul Lopes

How is it that comedian books—the as soon as reviled kind of lowbrow well known culture—are now the trend for Hollywood blockbusters, the root for bestselling games, and the foundation for literary picture novels? In challenging admire, Paul Lopes immerses himself within the discourse and practices of this artwork and lifestyle to supply a social historical past of the yank comedian publication over the past seventy five years.   Lopes analyzes the cultural construction, reception, and intake of yank comedian books all through American heritage. He charts the increase of superheroes, the proliferation of serials, and the emergence of picture novels. hard recognize explores how comedian books born within the Nineteen Thirties have been perceived as a “menace” within the Nineteen Fifties, in basic terms to later develop into creditors’ goods and at last “hip” fiction within the Nineteen Eighties via at the present time.   utilizing a theoretical framework to ascertain the development of comedian e-book culture—the artists, publishers, readers and fans—Lopes explains how and why comedian books have captured the public’s mind's eye and received a enthusiast cult following.

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Merchants, Markets and Manufacture: The English Wool Textile by John Smail (auth.)

By John Smail (auth.)

This publication explores the motives and nature of the commercial revolution via a comparative research of the most wool cloth production areas of britain. Addressing some of the present debates in fiscal heritage and eighteenth-century experiences via an in depth, archivally-based research, it examines how the interaction among retailers, markets and manufacturers formed the speed and personality of financial development through the eighteenth century, paying specific recognition to the consequences of speedy product innovation and the export trade.

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Shotguns on Review: 38 Guns Tried & Tested by Bruce Buck

By Bruce Buck

As taking pictures Sportsman's booklet overview Editor in view that 2002, Bruce greenback has written forty four experiences. This ebook is an up-to-date choice of these reports with a bankruptcy extra on how weapons are reviewed, and a bankruptcy on weapons that supply genuine worth on state-of-the-art marketplace. sensible details is additionally supplied to aid the reader learn how to overview used weapons for themselves. An appendix of assets offers additional information at the specifics of every gun

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The Egyptian Revival by James Stev Curl

By James Stev Curl

During this superbly illustrated and heavily argued booklet, a very up to date and lots more and plenty multiplied 3rd version of his magisterial survey, Curl describes in full of life and stimulating prose the varied revivals of the Egyptian type from Antiquity to the current day. Drawing on a wealth of assets, his pioneering and definitive paintings analyzes the impressive and protracted effect of historical Egyptian tradition at the West. the writer deftly develops his argument that the civilization of historic Egypt is primary, instead of peripheral, to the advance of a lot of Western structure, artwork, layout, and faith. Curl examines: the patience of Egyptian motifs in layout from Graeco-Roman Antiquity, in the course of the Medieval, Baroque, and Neo-Classical sessions upward push of Egyptology within the nineteenth and twentieth-century manifestations of Egyptianisms triggered by way of the invention of Tutankhamun’s tomb a number of points of Egyptianizing trends within the artwork Deco variety and afterwards. for college students of artwork, architectural and old historical past, and people drawn to western eu tradition more often than not, this ebook might be an inspiring and valuable addition to the on hand literature.

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