A Dictionary of the English Language

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed, a History of the Language, and an English Grammar

Author: Samuel Johnson

Publisher: N.A


Category: English language

Page: N.A

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Handbook on the Wiring Regulations

The IEE Wiring Regulations BS 7671

Author: Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470680407

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 232

View: 3726

This well established handbook, written and sponsored by the Electrical Contractors' Association and Select (formerly the Electrical Contractors' Association of Scotland), provides a detailed, authoritative guide to the Wiring Regulations, BS 7671: Requirements for Electrical Installations. As the regulations are not drafted by topic, the handbook will be particularly useful in guiding designers, installers, inspectors and testers round the various requirements. It gives practical guidance on how to approach new installations, extensions to existing installations, and the more extensive testing and inspection which are required. The handbook has been revised to take account of amendments introduced by BS 7671:2001 effective from 1 January 2002. The most significant changes are: · chapter 13 rewritten to include three sections on protection for safety, design and selection of electrical equipment · a new chapter 44 on overvoltage protection · a new chapter 48 on high fire risk situations · revisions to the requirements on rooms containing a bath or shower · new earthing requirements for the installation of equipment with high protective conductor outlets

40 Nights to Knowing the Sky

A Night-by-Night Sky-Watching Primer

Author: Fred Schaaf

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780805046687

Category: Science

Page: 272

View: 8864

An activity guide teaches readers the elements of astronomy in the course of forty clear nights, through simple, step-by-step lessons that progress from the geography of the night sky to more challenging astronomical concepts. Original. 25,000 first printing.

The Mars Records Book 2

Clearing Sessions with A Biofeedback Meter Where a Man Regained Hidden Memories of Military Service on Mars

Author: Stephanie Relfe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0975822926


Page: 250

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The Poems of John Donne: Volume One

Author: Robin Robbins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317905326

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 496

View: 2662

John Donne (1572-1631) is firmly fixed in the canon of English literature. "No man is an island" and "For whom the bell tolls" are just two of his phrases known by virtually everyone. The Poems of John Donne is a two volume edition of Donne’s poems based on a comprehensive re-evaluation of his work from composition to circulation and reception. Donne’s output is tremendously varied in style and form and demonstrates his ability to change his writing according to context and occasion. This edition presents the text of all his known poems, from the epigrams, songs and satires written for fellow young men about town, to the more mature verse-epistles and memorial elegies written for his patrons. Volume One contains the Epigrams, Verse Letters to Friends, Love Lyrics, Love Elegies and Satires.

Electrical Installation Designs

Author: Bill Atkinson,Roger Lovegrove,Gary Gundry

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118477766

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 272

View: 1200

A practical and highly popular guide for electrical contractors of small installations, now fully revised in accordance with the latest wiring regulations The book is a clearly written practical guide on how to design and complete a range of electrical installation projects in a competitive manner, while ensuring full compliance with the new Wiring Regulations (updated late 2008). The updated regulations introduced changes in terminology, such as ‘basic’ and ‘fault protection’, and also changed the regulation numbers. This new edition reflects these changes. It discusses new sections covering domestic, commercial, industrial and agricultural projects, including material on marinas, caravan sites, and small scale floodlighting. This book provides guidance on certification and test methods, with full attention given to electrical safety requirements. Other brand new sections cover protective measures, additional protection by means of RCDs, the new cable guidelines for thin wall partitions and Part P of the Building Regulations. Provides simple, practical guidance on how to design electrical installation projects, including worked examples and case studies Covers new cable guidelines and Part P of the Building Regulations (Electrical Installations) in line with 17th edition of the Wiring Regulations BS 7671:2008 New chapters on protective measures and additional protection by means of RCDs (residual current devices) Features new wiring projects such as marinas, caravan sites and small scale floodlighting and street lighting Fully illustrated, including illustrations new to the fourth edition

Transistor Circuit Design Tables

Author: David S. Taylor

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 148314450X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 128

View: 2980

Transistor Circuit Design Tables consists of a set of eight tables characterizing the properties of components, component combinations, and semiconductor networks containing up to two transistors. The tables in this compilation include the values of parallel resistance and series capacitance, potential dividers, time constants, capacitor and inductor reactances, common emitter amplifier stages, transistor astable and monostable circuits, and Schmitt trigger circuits. This book produces a kind of “ready reckoner for transistor circuit design that would reduce the time spent on the development of d.c. and low frequency transistor circuits. The properties of a range of rudimentary circuit groups and significant output properties presented in tabular form are also covered. This publication is intended for transistor circuit designers and students in need of a large choice of possible circuit groups with tabulated output properties.

The River in Summer

Author: Maury M. Haraway

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 148170494X

Category: Nature

Page: 138

View: 2008

Maury Haraway tracks the course of nature across the seasons of the year and the landscape of North America. Trained as an expert in comparative psychology and animal behavior, and an avid birder for decades, Haraway chronicles the behavior and the adventures of the wild birds and mammals that share our environment, offers unique commentaries on natural history and philosophy, and recalls seasonal experiences of a youth spent in what now seems a much earlier version of America. The account given here of the American outdoors, the life of its plants and animals, and their impact on human experience, is enhanced by Haraway's use of haiku and other forms of poetical expression to complete an artistic vision of reality.


Author: Mount Stromlo Observatory

Publisher: N.A



Page: N.A

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On the Creation of the Cosmos According to Moses

Author: Philo (of Alexandria.)

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004121690

Category: Religion

Page: 443

View: 5062

This study is the first volume in the new Philo of Alexandria Commentary Series. It contains a new English translation of Philo's famous treatise "On the creation of the cosmos" (the first for seventy years), and the first ever commentary in English. In this work the Jewish exegete and philosopher gives a selective exegesis of the Mosaic creation account and the events in Paradise as recorded in Genesis 1-3. It is the first preserved example of Hexaemeral literature, and had a profound influence on early Christian thought. The commentary aims to make Philo's thought accessible to readers such as graduate students who are just beginning to read him, but also contains much material that will be of interest to specialists in Hellenistic Judaism, ancient philosophy and patristic literature.

Bahrain's Uprising

Resistance and Repression in the Gulf

Author: Ala'a Shehabi,Marc Owen Jones

Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.

ISBN: 1783604360

Category: Political Science

Page: 360

View: 2876

Amid the extensive coverage of the Arab uprisings, the Gulf state of Bahrain has been almost forgotten. Fusing historical and contemporary analysis, Bahrain’s Uprising seeks to fill this gap, examining the ongoing protests and state repression that continues today. Drawing on powerful testimonies, interviews, and conversations from those involved, this broad collection of writings by scholars and activists provides a rarely heard voice of the lived experience of Bahrainis, describing the way in which a sophisticated society, defined by a historical struggle, continues to hamper the efforts of the ruling elite to rebrand itself as a liberal monarchy.

The Knowledge of Good & Evil

Author: Glenn Kleier

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780765363527

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 6960

Decades after a famous theologian has a profound near-death experience, former priest Ian Baringer searches for the theologian's missing journal at the side of agnostic psychologist Angela Weber, with whom he confronts a shadowy cult.