Living With The Earth

Author: Gary S. Moore
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781566705851
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Still a revolutionary concept, this Web-enhanced book Living with the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science, Second Edition continues the standard of excellence that earned the first edition the CHOICE award for Outstanding ...

Seismic Wave Propagation And Scattering In The Heterogeneous Earth Second Edition

Author: Haruo Sato
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642230296
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Second. Edition. Scattering due to randomly distributed small-scale
heterogeneities in the earth significantly changes seismic waveforms of local
earthquakes especially for short periods. Scattering excites long lasting coda
waves after the direct arrival and broadens the apparent duration of oscillation
with increasing travel distance much longer than the source duration time.
Models of propagation through deterministic structures such as those with
horizontally uniform velocity layers ...

A New Theory Of The Earth Second Edition With Additions

Author: William Whiston
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Lew- 7879. prius. with vast quantities thereof: Which Waters being adventitious
oradditional ones, and of a pro digious weight withal, must press downward, with
a mighty force, and endeavour to sink the Orb of Earth 'deeper into the Abjfi,
according as the intirc weight of each column of Earth, and its incumbent Water
together, agreeably to the Law of Hydrostaticlg, did now require. And. had the
Earth at its first subsiding into the Abjsr, been loose, separate, and unfix'd, so as
to admit the ...

Engineering Ethics

Author: George D. Catalano
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
ISBN: 1627055428
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Table of Contents: Preface / Acknowledgments / Introduction / Engineering Ethics / Models of the Earth / Engineering in a Morally Deep World / Engineering Design in a Morally Deep World / Implications for Engineering Education / Final ...

Earth Pressure And Earth Retaining Structures Third Edition

Author: Chris R.I. Clayton
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466552115
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... to have changed from the original value. Tests can be carried out before the
start of construction, to measure the initial strength of the soil. 2. 'Long term', when
the shear stresses and total stresses. Figure 1.9 Spring and dashpot analogy of
consolidation of soil. (From Clayton, C. et al., Earth Pressure and Earth-Retaining
Structures, Second Edition, Taylor & Francis, New York, 1993.) 1.8
Soil behaviour 17.

The Satellite Communication Ground Segment And Earth Station Handbook Second Edition

Author: Bruce Elbert
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608076733
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The previous chapter provided a historical perspective for the ground segment,
laying out how earth stations were created and evolved into higher forms. As a
radio communication facility, an earth station receives and, in many cases,
transmits a properly formatted signal on a reliable and affordable basis. The first
earth stations were designed as major facilities that could house the necessary
electronic equipment. Like the radio telescopes and tropospheric scatter sites
discussed in ...

The True Figure And Dimensions Of The Earth Newly Determined Second Edition Entirely Recast With Thirty Illustrative Diagrams

Author: Johannes von Gumpach
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And from these measures we conclude that the circumference of the Earth is
123,249,600, and its semi-diameter 19,615,800 Paris feet, upon the supposition
that the Earth is of a spherical figure. “ In the latitude of Paris a. heavy body falling
in a second of time describes 15 Paris feet, 1 inch, 11,,- line, as above, that is,
2,173% lines. The weight of the body is diminished by the weight of the ambient
air. Let us suppose the weight lost thereby to be , ,3“, part of the whole weight ;
then that ...