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

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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

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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

The Poems of John Donne: Volume One

Author: Robin Robbins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317905326

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 496

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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: 694

A practical and highly popular guide for electrical contractorsof small installations, now fully revised in accordance with thelatest wiring regulations The book is a clearly written practical guide on how to designand complete a range of electrical installation projects in acompetitive manner, while ensuring full compliance with the newWiring Regulations (updated late 2008). The updated regulationsintroduced changes in terminology, such as ‘basic’ and‘fault protection’, and also changed the regulationnumbers. This new edition reflects these changes. It discusses newsections covering domestic, commercial, industrial and agriculturalprojects, including material on marinas, caravan sites, and smallscale floodlighting. This book provides guidance on certificationand test methods, with full attention given to electrical safetyrequirements. Other brand new sections cover protectivemeasures, additional protection by means of RCDs, the new cableguidelines for thin wall partitions and Part P of the BuildingRegulations. Provides simple, practical guidance on how to design electricalinstallation projects, including worked examples and casestudies Covers new cable guidelines and Part P of the BuildingRegulations (Electrical Installations) in line with 17thedition of the Wiring Regulations BS 7671:2008 New chapters on protective measures and additional protectionby means of RCDs (residual current devices) Features new wiring projects such as marinas, caravan sites andsmall scale floodlighting and street lighting Fully illustrated, including illustrations new to the fourthedition


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Engineering

Page: N.A

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Transistor Circuit Design Tables

Author: David S. Taylor

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 148314450X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 128

View: 2143

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

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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



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Hyperspectral Indices and Image Classifications for Agriculture and Vegetation

Author: Prasad S. Thenkabail,John G. Lyon,Alfredo Huete

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351659251

Category: Science

Page: 296

View: 2636

Written by leading global experts, including pioneers in the field, the four-volume set on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, reviews existing state-of- the-art knowledge, highlights advances made in different areas, and provides guidance for the appropriate use of hyperspectral data in the study and management of agricultural crops and natural vegetation. Volume II, Hyperspectral Indices and Image Classifications for Agriculture and Vegetation evaluates the performance of hyperspectral narrowband or imaging spectroscopy data with specific emphasis on the uses and applications of hyperspectral narrowband vegetation indices in characterizing, modeling, mapping, and monitoring agricultural crops and vegetation. This volume presents and discusses topics such as the non-invasive quantification of foliar pigments, leaf nitrogen concentration of cereal crop, the estimation of nitrogen content in crops and pastures, and forest leaf chlorophyll content, among others. The concluding chapter provides readers with useful guidance on the highlights and essence of Volume II through the editors’ perspective. Key Features of Volume II: Provides the fundamentals of hyperspectral narrowband vegetation indices and hyperspectral derivative vegetation indices and their applications in agriculture and vegetation studies. Discusses the latest advances in hyperspectral image classification methods and their applications. Explains the massively big hyperspectral sensing data processing on cloud computing architectures. Highlights the state-of-the-art methods in the field of hyperspectral narrowband vegetation indices for monitoring agriculture, vegetation, and their properties such as plant water content, nitrogen, chlorophyll, and others at leaf, canopy, field, and landscape scales. Includes best global expertise on hyperspectral remote sensing of agriculture, crop water use, plant species detection, crop productivity and water productivity mapping, and modeling.

Measuring the Universe

The Cosmological Distance Ladder

Author: Stephen Webb,Professor of Australian Studies Stephen Webb

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781852331061

Category: Science

Page: 342

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Recounts the mathematical reasoning which was used to calculate first the size of the earth, then the solar system, and so on up to the universe.

Joint Use of Poles

Telephone Circuits and 6.6 and 13.2-kv Power Circuits - Safety Features

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Electric lines

Page: 18

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Engineering Reports ...

Author: Joint subcommittee on development and research of the Edison electric institute and the Bell telephone system

Publisher: N.A


Category: Electric lines

Page: N.A

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