Pediatric Injury Biomechanics
Pediatric Injury Biomechanics: Archive and Textbook consolidates and describes the current state of the art in pediatric injury biomechanics research in the automotive crash environment. Written by the most respected scientists in the field, the objective of this ground-breaking project is to provide a comprehensive archive and analysis of pediatric injury biomechanics research; to be the go-to reference for the epidemiology of motor vehicle related childhood injury data, pediatric anthropometry, pediatric biomechanical properties, tissue tolerance, and computational models. This book provides essential information needed by researchers working in the field of pediatric injury including those involved in rulemaking activities, injury criteria development, child dummy development, and child injury interventions development. In addition to the text, a companion archive will include valuable information and tools to assist in the identification of gaps in research and future research directions.This living document will be regularly updated with current research and advancements in pediatric injury biomechanics.
Software Process Definition and Management
The concept of processes is at the heart of software and systems engineering. Software process models integrate software engineering methods and techniques and are the basis for managing large-scale software and IT projects. High product quality routinely results from high process quality. Software process management deals with getting and maintaining control over processes and their evolution. Becoming acquainted with existing software process models is not enough, though. It is important to understand how to select, define, manage, deploy, evaluate, and systematically evolve software process models so that they suitably address the problems, applications, and environments to which they are applied. Providing basic knowledge for these important tasks is the main goal of this textbook. Münch and his co-authors aim at providing knowledge that enables readers to develop useful process models that are suitable for their own purposes. They start with the basic concepts. Subsequently, existing representative process models are introduced, followed by a description of how to create individual models and the necessary means for doing so (i.e., notations and tools). Lastly, different possible usage scenarios for process management are highlighted (e.g. process improvement and software process simulation). Their book is aimed at students and researchers working on software project management, software quality assurance, and software measurement; and at practitioners who are interested in process definition and management for developing, maintaining, and operating software-intensive systems and services.
Atlas of World Landscape Architecture
Landscape architecture is comprised of a wide and multifaceted range of very diverse outdoor space designs – stern or playful, shrill or romantic, straightforward or low key. As their main building materials are trees and shrubs, flowers and grass, landscape architecture projects are in a constant state of flux. As opposed to architectural buildings, projects in this sector are therefore never quite 'finished' or completely developed. This compendium is a reference book and source of inspiration in one, presenting around 350 current projects from around the world. They range from expansive natural and cultivated landscapes, via picturesque front yards and courtyards, spectacular greened facades and roofs, up to innovative outdoor designs that nearly or completely make do without any vegetation. They all share the fact that they constitute and provide ecologically and socially intact living spaces for human beings.
This upper-level undergraduate text provides an introduction to industrial organization theory along with applications and nontechnical analyses of the legal system and antitrust laws. Using the modern approach but without emphasizing the mathematical generality inherent in many of the arguments, it bridges the gap between existing nontheoretical texts written for undergraduates and highly technical texts written for graduate students. The book can also be used in masters' programs, and advanced graduate students will find it a convenient guide to modern industrial organization.The treatment is rigorous and comprehensive. A wide range of models of all widely used market structures, strategic marketing devices, compatibility and standards, advertising, R&D, as well as more traditional topics are considered in versions much simplified from the originals but that retain the basic intuition. Shy first defines the issues that industrial organization addresses and then develops the tools needed to attack the basic questions. He begins with perfect competition and then considers imperfectly competitive market structures including a wide variety of monopolies, and all forms of quantity and price competitions. The last chapter provides a helpful feature for students by showing how various theories may be related to particular industries but not to others. Topics include: the basics needed to understand modern industrial organization; market structure (monopoly, homogenous products, differentiated products); mergers and entry; research and development; economics of compatibility and standards; advertising; quality and durability; pricing tactics; marketing tactics; management, compensation, and information; price dispersion and search theory; and special industries.
Programming ASP NET for ArcGIS Server
Acquire all the practical information needed to develop ASP.NET applications for ArcGIS Server in this straightforward, easy-to-follow programming guide. Programming ASP.NET for ArcGIS Server provides a solid introduction to ArcGIS Server, and progresses into coverage of a variety of practical applications. The latest topics in GIS are addressed, including GIS web applications, GIS web services, and wireless GIS applications for mobile devices, such as PDAs and cellular phones. Ideal for programmers and GIS professionals alike, this innovative book offers functional coverage of the software, updated to its latest release.
Crime Story Collection
Part of the 'Penguin Active Reading' series, this book provides a range of integrated activities designed to develop reading skills and consolidate vocabulary, and offers personalised project work.
Trump University Asset Protection 101
A tax-smart guide to keeping more of the wealth you build Three obstacles to wealth-lawsuits, income taxes, and estate taxes-can and will destroy the financial achievements of those who fail to properly safeguard their assets. In this book, attorney and tax strategist J.J. Childers lays out a plan for combating these forces so that anyone willing to learn and apply the secrets of the wealthy can do so in a smart, simple, and effective way. J.J. Childers (Little Rock, AR) is a licensed attorney specializing in wealth structures that reduce taxes and shield assets. He speaks on these topics to thousands of individuals, investors, and small business owners each year. His unique ability to explain complicated strategies in simple terms has made him one of the nation's most sought-after speakers and practitioners on asset-protecting legal structures.
Art from the Ashes
A collection of art, drama, poetry, and prose about the Holocaust offers a somber portrait of its human realities and includes the works of unknown writers as well as those of Elie Wiesel, Paul Celan, and Joshua Sobol