Welding For Dummies

Author: Steven Robert Farnsworth

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470648391

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

View: 2835

Get the know-how to weld like a pro Being a skilled welder is a hot commodity in today's job market, as well as a handy talent for industrious do-it-yourself repairpersons and hobbyists. Welding For Dummies gives you all the information you need to perform this commonly used, yet complex, task. This friendly, practical guide takes you from evaluating the material to be welded all the way through the step-by-step welding process, and everything in between. Plus, you'll get easy-to-follow guidance on how to apply finishing techniques and advice on how to adhere to safety procedures. Explains each type of welding, including stick, tig, mig, and fluxcore welding, as well as oxyfuel cutting, which receives sparse coverage in other books on welding Tips on the best welding technique to choose for a specific project Required training and certification information Whether you have no prior experience in welding or are looking for a thorough reference to supplement traditional welding instruction, the easy-to-understand information in Welding For Dummies is the ultimate resource for mastering this intricate skill.

Fabricating For Dummies

Author: Kip Hanson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119474078

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 5705

Work your way to fabricating success People have been hammering metal into shields, cookware, and ceremonial headdresses for centuries, and fabrication continues to be a popular and growing industry today. Fabricating For Dummies provides you with all the information you need to begin learning about metalworking, or fill any gaps in your existing knowledge in order to advance your career. Simply put, there's little out there for light reading on manufacturing. What's available is often quite expensive, so boring it puts you to sleep, or filled with so much technical gobbledygook that one's eyes glaze over within a few pages. This book offers a much-needed alternative, cutting through the jargon and getting right to the heart of what you need to know to take your fab skills to fabulous new heights. Get a glimpse of the day in the life of a fab worker Discover the different alloys, shapes, and sizes of sheet metal Understand welding and joining processes Master the use of press brakes, stamping presses, and turret punches Whether you want to get your feet wet with waterjets, laser cutters, or hi-definition plasma cutters, there’s something for you inside this hands-on book!

Machining For Dummies

Author: Kip Hanson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119426499

Category: Computers

Page: 312

View: 9325

Start a successful career in machining Metalworking is an exciting field that's currently experiencing a shortage of qualified machinists—and there's no time like the present to capitalize on the recent surge in manufacturing and production opportunities. Covering everything from lathe operation to actual CNC programming, Machining For Dummies provides you with everything it takes to make a career for yourself as a skilled machinist. Written by an expert offering real-world advice based on experience in the industry, this hands-on guide begins with basic topics like tools, work holding, and ancillary equipment, then goes into drilling, milling, turning, and other necessary metalworking processes. You'll also learn about robotics and new developments in machining technology that are driving the future of manufacturing and the machining market. Be profitable in today's competitive manufacturing environment Set up and operate a variety of computer-controlled and mechanically controlled machines Produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools Become a part of an industry that's experiencing steady growth Manufacturing is the backbone of America, and this no-nonsense guide will provide you with valuable information to help you get a foot in the door as a machinist.

Hobby Farming For Dummies

Author: Theresa A. Husarik

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118052536

Category: House & Home

Page: 384

View: 2743

Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you’re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to: Make from change to a farm lifestyle Get along with your neighbors Find and buy rural properties Select and maintain equipment Raise and care for animals Use and preserve food items Avoid common farming pitfalls Choose plans for your farm Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.

Homebrewing For Dummies

Author: Marty Nachel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470374160

Category: Cooking

Page: 432

View: 602

Want to become your own brewmeister? Homebrewing For Dummies, 2nd Edition, gives you easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for everything from making your first “kit” beer to brewing an entire batch from scratch. Before you know it, you’ll be boiling, bottling, storing, pouring, and kegging your own frothy, delicious suds. This friendly, hands-on guide walks you through each step in the brewing process at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. It fills you in on all the homebrewing basics with a comprehensive equipment list; instructions on keeping your hardware clean and sanitized; and loving descriptions of the essential beer ingredients, their roles in the brewing process, and how to select the best ingredients for you beer. You’ll also find out about additional ingredients and additives you can use to give your homebrew distinctive flavors, textures, and aromas. Discover how to: Set up your home brewery Select the best ingredients and flavorings Create your own lager, ale, and specialty beers Try your hand at cider, and even meade Brew gluten-free beer Package your beer in bottles and kegs Evaluate your beer and troubleshoot problems Take part in homebrewing competitions Become an eco-friendly brewer Homebrewing For Dummies, 2nd Edition is fully updated with the latest brewing techniques and technologies and features more than 100 winning recipes that will have your friends and neighbors singing your praises and coming back for more.

Anatomie und Physiologie für Dummies

Author: Maggie Norris,Donna Rae Siegfried

Publisher: VCH

ISBN: 9783527708284

Category:

Page: 358

View: 9333

Unser Körper ist ein komplexes System, in dem viele unterschiedlich aufgebaute Teile zusammenwirken. In ”Anatomie und Physiologie für Dummies“ erfahren die Leser, was sie über Knochen, Muskeln, Nerven, Hormone und den Rest, der den menschlichen Körper ausmacht, wissen müssen. Das ist aber natürlich noch nicht alles. Donna Rae Siegfried zeigt in diesem ausgiebig und teilweise farbig illustrierten Band, wie viele Einzelteile zusammenarbeiten und wie der Körper als großes Ganzes funktioniert. Mit Übungsaufgaben, die online gestellt wurden, können Sie Ihr frisch erworbenes Wissen noch einmal überprüfen. Wie man es von den Dummies nicht anders kennt, werden die Leser locker, leicht und mit einer Prise Humor in das komplexe Thema eingeführt.

Molecular and Cell Biology For Dummies

Author: Rene Fester Kratz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470531044

Category: Science

Page: 384

View: 6596

Your hands-on study guide to the inner world of the cell Need to get a handle on molecular and cell biology? This easy-to-understand guide explains the structure and function of the cell and how recombinant DNA technology is changing the face of science and medicine. You discover how fundamental principles and concepts relate to everyday life. Plus, you get plenty of study tips to improve your grades and score higher on exams! Explore the world of the cell — take a tour inside the structure and function of cells and see how viruses attack and destroy them Understand the stuff of life (molecules) — get up to speed on the structure of atoms, types of bonds, carbohydrates, proteins, DNA, RNA, and lipids Watch as cells function and reproduce — see how cells communicate, obtain matter and energy, and copy themselves for growth, repair, and reproduction Make sense of genetics — learn how parental cells organize their DNA during sexual reproduction and how scientists can predict inheritance patterns Decode a cell's underlying programming — examine how DNA is read by cells, how it determines the traits of organisms, and how it's regulated by the cell Harness the power of DNA — discover how scientists use molecular biology to explore genomes and solve current world problems Open the book and find: Easy-to-follow explanations of key topics The life of a cell — what it needs to survive and reproduce Why molecules are so vital to cells Rules that govern cell behavior Laws of thermodynamics and cellular work The principles of Mendelian genetics Useful Web sites Important events in the development of DNA technology Ten great ways to improve your biology grade

Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies

Author: James M. Rippe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118944240

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 360

View: 617

The safe and trusted way to prevent and reverse heartdisease Written in plain English and packed with tons of authoritativeadvice, Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummiesincludes the most up-to-date information on coronary heart diseaseand its treatment. This resource covers new ways to diagnose andtreat both short- and long-term complications of heart disease, thelatest medications, updated diet and exercise plans, the lowdown onrecognizing the risk factors and warning signs of a heart attack,determining if you have heart disease, distinguishing betweenangina, heart attack, and stroke, and much more. It is projected that by the year 2020, heart disease will be theleading cause of death throughout the world. As the magnitude ofcardiovascular diseases continue to accelerate globally, thepressing need for increased awareness and a stronger, more focusednational and international response has become more important thanever. Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummiestackles this vital subject with compassion and authority, outliningthe steps you can take to help ensure you don't become just anotherstatistic. Helps you find the right doctor and handle a managed careplan Covers all thirteen types of heart disease and discusses thekey differences that may determine their progression andtreatment Illustrates how simple changes in diet may be enough to preventheart disease Shows how you can reverse some of the effects of heart diseasethrough exercise If you're suffering from or are at risk of heartdisease—or love someone who is—Preventing &Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies empowers you to takecontrol of heart health and get on a path to a longer, healthierlife.

Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie für Dummies

Author: Rhena Branch,Rob Willson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527810978

Category: Psychology

Page: 392

View: 2291

Viele Menschen leiden unter Depressionen, Ängsten, Essstörungen, Schlafstörungen oder Abhängigkeiten. Sie suchen Hilfe, ohne gleich eine kostspielige und langwierige Therapie machen zu wollen. Die Autoren Rob Willson und Rhena Branch haben als Verhaltenstherapeuten langjährige praktische Erfahrung mit Patienten. Leicht verständlich führen sie in die Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie ein. Sie erläutern, wie Gedanken und Verhaltensmuster unser Empfinden beeinträchtigen können und zeigen ganz praktische Wege zu einer neuen Sicht der Dinge. Wer lernt, seine Denkweise zu verändern, wird sich bald besser fühlen.

Sprachführer Japanisch für Dummies

Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527673806

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 2112

Mit vielen Tipps zu Aussprache und Grammatik Mit diesem Büchlein sind Sie für kurze Gespräche auf Japanisch gerüstet: Ob Sie in Tokio in einem Restaurant Sushi bestellen, in Kyoto einkaufen, sich Ihren Geschäftspartnern vorstellen oder über Ihre Familie sprechen wollen, ob Sie Student sind oder Ihren Urlaub in Japan verbringen – hier finden Sie die passenden Sätze für die jeweilige Situation. Ganz nebenbei erfahren Sie das Wichtigste über die japanische Grammatik und bekommen viele Tipps für die richtige Aussprache. Außerdem können Sie mit den beliebtesten japanischen Redewendungen einen guten Eindruck machen.

Segeln für Dummies

Author: J. J. Isler,Peter Isler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527709495

Category: Sailing

Page: 404

View: 4113

Surfen und Segeln gehoren zu den schonsten Vergnugen im Urlaub am Meer. Wieso also nicht teilhaben am Wasserspa und selber einmal im Boot uber die Wogen flitzen? Bleiben Sie kein Suwassermatrose und lernen Sie, dass aufschieen, wenden und halsen keine mittelalterlichen Foltermethoden sind! Das Autoren- und Ehepaar JJ. und Peter Isler erklart Ihnen humorvoll und kompetent die wichtigen Grundbegriffe des Segelns, zeigt Ihnen die verschiedenen Techniken sich vom Wind treiben zu lassen und gibt Ihnen viele Tipps und Tricks rund um's Boot. Also rein in den Sudwester und lassen Sie sich den Wind um die Nase wehen! Sie erfahren: * Wie die einzelnen Schiffstypen heien und weshalb es sie gibt * Was die ganzen seltsamen Segelbegriffe eigentlich bedeuten * Wo Luv und wo Lee liegt * Wie Sie Sicherheit an Bord herstellen * Was Sie uber Wetter und Navigation wissen mussen * Tipps zum Kauf und Chartern von Segelbooten * Wie die Regatta-Regeln aussehen * Welche Seemannsknoten es gibt und wie sie geknupft werden

Psychologie für Dummies

Author: Adam Cash

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527820027

Category: Psychology

Page: 402

View: 5642

Wenn Sie großes Interesse an Menschen und ihrem Verhalten haben, sich aber nicht für lange Abhandlungen und Fachchinesisch erwärmen können, sollten Sie »Psychologie für Dummies« lesen. Denn Psychologie ist viel mehr als Freud und Co.: Was motiviert einen Menschen, extreme Dinge zu tun? Welche Rolle spielt die Biologie? Was bewirken Emotionen und wie kann man sie messen? Welche Faktoren bedingen Verhaltensänderungen? Und ab wann gilt jemand als psychisch krank? Adam Cash geht all diesen Fragen nach und gibt Ihnen Einblick in die verschiedenen Forschungsbereiche, in denen Psychologen tätig sind: Kognitive Psychologie, Entwicklungspsychologie, Sozialpsychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie, Forensische und Klinische Psychologie. Sie erhalten einen ganz neuen Zugang zu menschlichem Verhalten, Gefühlen und Abnormitäten.

Der Graben

Roman

Author: Herman Koch

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 3462318225

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 2983

Wem kannst du trauen, wenn du dir selbst nicht traust? Als Robert Walter, der beliebte Bürgermeister von Amsterdam, auf einem Neujahrsempfang seine Frau dabei beobachtet, wie sie sich angeregt mit seinem Erzfeind und politischen Gegner unterhält, ist ihm sofort klar: Die beiden müssen ein Verhältnis haben. Auch in seinem weiterem Umfeld tun sich plötzlich Abgründe auf, wobei sich nicht sicher sagen lässt, was real ist und was seiner eigenen Phantasie entspringt. Mit scharfem Blick und bissigem Humor zeichnet Herman Koch in seinem neuen Roman das Bild eines Getriebenen, der nicht eher ruht, bis er den Ast, auf dem er sitzt, auch wirklich durchgesägt hat. Robert Walter ist ein erfolgreicher Mann. Er ist Bürgermeister von Amsterdam beliebt, jovial und volksnah. Er ist mit einer Südländerin verheiratet, die beiden haben eine fast erwachsene Tochter. Aber Robert Walter traut dem Glück nicht. Vielleicht trügt ja der schöne Schein? Vielleicht hat Gattin Sylvia eine Affäre? Ausgerechnet mit seinem Konkurrenten, dem sterbenslangweiligen Maarten van Hoogstraten? Robert kann es nicht lassen, immer wieder kreisen seine Gedanken um diese Frage. Jedes noch so kleine Detail im Verhalten seiner Frau und des angeblichen Nebenbuhlers wird geradezu manisch begutachtet und interpretiert. Auch sonst läuft es nicht gerade rund für Robert: Seine hochbetagten Eltern kündigen an, trotz guter Gesundheit selbstbestimmt aus dem Leben zu scheiden, eine Journalistin wühlt in Roberts Vergangenheit und fördert Skandalöses zutage.Von politischen Verstrickungen über Eifersucht und Misstrauen bis hin zu Sterbe-Hilfe: Bestseller-Autor Herman Koch lässt in seinem neuen Roman kein aktuelles Thema, kein gesellschaftliches Tabu aus: ein echter Koch eben. »Herman Koch ist in kürzester Zeit einer meiner Lieblingsautoren geworden.« Stephen KingDer neue Roman des internationalen Bestsellerautors von »Angerichtet« (verfilmt als »Das Dinner« u.a. mit Richard Gere) und »Sommerhaus mit Swimmingpool«

Harmonica For Dummies

Author: Winslow Yerxa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111888079X

Category: Music

Page: 416

View: 5707

Master the harmonica fast with this fun, easy guide Everybody loves the sound of a harmonica, and the thought oflearning to play one is even more appealing. The instrument'sportability, versatility, and affordability make it a great choicefor those interested in learning how to produce the unmistakable,signature sound found in many styles of American music. WithHarmonica For Dummies, you can learn to master the harmonicafaster than you ever thought possible, even if you have little tono playing experience. This easy-to-use resource is filled withtips, tools, and instructions that will have you playing in notime. In Harmonica For Dummies, you'll find an accessibleformat designed to help you access new techniques, songs, andstyles of playing. Accompanying digital content and interactivetools will help you learn the nuances of playing harmonica and giveyou the know-how to use this versatile instrument to its fullestpotential. Provides you with a high-quality, comprehensive instructionalmanual Instructs you with detailed instructions and tips to help youlearn to play quickly Written in a clear, easy-to-understand format complete withaccompanying audio/video content Helps you improve your playing and embrace the many musicalstyles that have made the harmonica an iconic instrument The harmonica is a very accessible instrument, but only thosewith the right instruction and direction will be able to experiencethe joy of using it for accompaniment and solos. Let HarmonicaFor Dummies guide you through the learning process and make youa harmonica expert in a flash!

Amazon Fire Phone For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119004195

Category: Computers

Page: 320

View: 5747

Fire up your Amazon Fire Phone and get to know the hottest new smartphone around with For Dummies! The Amazon Fire Phone is here, and the first smartphone designed by Amazon does not disappoint. Loaded with innovative features like Dynamic Perspective, Firefly, and Mayday, your Amazon Fire Phone is a truly unique offering in the Android market, and veteran For Dummies author Dan Gookin is here to offer his truly unique advice on how to blaze through your Fire Phone like a pro. You'll tackle the smartphone basics like making calls, texting, e-mailing, browsing the Internet, and shooting photos and video before taking on more advanced features like maps and navigation, built-in and add-on apps, movies, music, e-books, and syncing it all in the cloud. Walks you through your Amazon Fire Phone and all its features - from understanding its "under the hood" power to customizing your device for your needs Covers using your Amazon Fire Phone for work - and play - with advice on setting up and storing contacts, managing your calendar, getting directions, going online, staying in touch with friends and family, and filling your Fire with the latest games, apps, movies, music, and more Includes details on the Fire's camera and video capabilities, immersive Firefly technology, Amazon content integration, cloud storage, and 24/7 Mayday help service Whether you're upgrading from another device or stepping into the smartphone market for the first time, Amazon Fire Phone For Dummies is your guide to all your Fire has to offer.

Carrara 1 for dummies

Author: Doug Sahlin

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 385

View: 5861

Explores the 3D animation program and demonstrates basic modeling techniques, including NURBS, visual mapping, bones, positioning, particle effects, ray tracing, inverse kinematics, and batch rendering.

AutoCAD 2007 For Dummies

Author: David Byrnes,Mark Middlebrook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118084977

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 8683

AutoCAD 2007 is a premiere computer-aided designing program thatlets you organize the objects you draw, their properties, and theirfiles. It also helps you create great-looking models. Butit’s not always easy to figure out how to perform thesefunctions, and many users end up missing out on AutoCAD’sfull potential. AutoCAD 2007 For Dummies will show you how to performthese tasks and more! This hands-on guide lets you discover how tonavigate around all the complications and start creating cooldrawings in no time. Soon you’ll have the tools you need touse DWG, set up drawings, add text, and work with lines, as wellas: Draw a base plate with rectangles and circles Organize a successful template Zoom and pan with glass and hand Use the AutoCAD design center Navigate through your 3-D drawing projects Plot layout, lineweights, and colors Design block definitions Slice and dice your drawings to create new designs Create a Web format using AutoCAD This book also features suggestions and tips on how to touch upyour creations as well as ways to swap drawing data with otherpeople and programs. Written in a friendly, straightforward tonethat doesn’t try to overwhelm you, AutoCAD 2007 ForDummies shows you the fun and easy way to draw precise 2-D and3-D drawings!