There are several good mechanical engineering data books on the market but these tend to be very bulky and
expensive, and are usually only available in libraries as reference books.
The Mechnical Engineer’s Data Handbook has been compiled with the express intention of providing a
compact but comprehensive source of information of particular value to the engineer whether in the design office,
drawing office, research and development department or on site.
Because I’ve been the product manager of Adobe Illustrator, people frequently
approach me who, prior to attending a demo or workshop on Illustrator,
either thought they had no need for the program or were under the impression
it is used only for designing logos.
The truth is, Illustrator is essential to a broad range of professionals and
hobbyists, and it has an incredible number of uses—so many that it’s hard
to defi ne exactly what Illustrator does.
This book provides architects and designers with a concise source of core information needed to form a frame work for the detailed planning of any building project. The objective is to save time for building designers during their basic investigations.
This paper draws upon data from a research project undertaken in Great Britain and
The focus on consumers/end users to develop a broad and situated
view of the consumption of counterfeit goods led the data collection to focus
primarily on counterfeit versions of leisure goods (e.g., fashion clothes, music, film,
games, and other software). The distinction between leisure goods and other types of
counterfeit items is not merely one of convenience.
As mentioned, C# and the .NET platform were first introduced to the world in 2002 and were intended to
offer a much more powerful, more flexible, and simpler programming model than COM. As you will see
during the remainder of this book, the .NET Framework is a software platform for building systems on
the Windows family of operating systems, as well as on numerous non-Microsoft operating systems such
as Mac OS X and various Unix/Linux distributions. To set the stage, here is a quick rundown of some
core features provided courtesy of .NET...
WELCOME TO Ivor Horton’s Beginning Visual C++ 2012. With this book, you can become an
effective C++ programmer using Microsoft’s latest application-development system, Visual Studio
2012. I aim to teach you the C++ programming language, and then how to apply C++ in the
development of your own Windows applications. Along the way, you will also learn about many of
the exciting new capabilities introduced by this latest version of Visual C++.
Visual C++ 2012 comes as part of any of the editions of the Microsoft development environment Visual
The digital revolution has made digitized information easy to capture, process,
store, distribute, and transmit [l]-[3j. With significant progress in computing
and related technologies and their ever-expanding usage in different walks of
life, huge amount of data of diverse characteristics continue to be collected
and stored in databases. The rate at which such data are stored is growing
phenomenally. We can draw an analogy between the popular Moore's law
and the way data are increasing with the growth of information in this world
of data processing applications....
Functionally, the CHMOS devices (designated with
“C” in the middle of the device name) me all fiuy
compatible with the 8051, but being CMOS, draw less
current than an HMOS counterpart. To further exploit
the power savings available in CMOS circuitry, two re-
duced power modes are added
l Software-invoked Idle Mode, during which the CPU
is turned off while the RAM and other on-chip
peripherals continue operating. In this mode, cur-
rent draw is reduced to about 15% of the current
drawn when the device is fully active.
In January 1976, the Transportation Energy Conservation (TEC) Division of the Energy
Research and Development Administration contracted with Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(ORNL) to prepare a Transportation Energy Conservation Data Book to be used by TEC staff in
their evaluation of current and proposed conservation strategies. The major purposes of the Data
Book were to draw together, under one cover, transportation data from diverse sources, to
resolve data conflicts and inconsistencies, and to produce a comprehensive document.
The purpose of this book is to provide both an introduction and a state-of-the-art
review of the essential physics and signal processing principles of diagnostic ultrasound
in a single reference volume with a unified approach. This book draws together
many of the ideas from seminal papers, the author’s research, and other sources in a
single narrative and point of view. Unlike texts that present only the theory of acoustic
fundamentals, this book relates topics to each other in the context of ultrasound
imaging and practical application.
Four years after the .NET Framework first hit the programming scene, smart client applications
still refuse to die.
This is significant because when .NET first appeared, all too many people assumed it was
about to usher in a new world of Web-only programming. In fact, for a short time Microsoft’s
own Web site described the .NET Framework in a single sentence as a “platform for building
Web services and Web applications”—ignoring the Windows technology that made the company
Additional Single-Equation Topics
Estimation with Generated Regressors and Instruments OLS with Generated Regressors
We often need to draw on results for OLS estimation when one or more of the regressors have been estimated from a ﬁrst-stage procedure.
That was the subtitle for this book that was sadly, but wisely, rejected. However, it conveys two
things about this book that I’ve tried to focus on: getting a job and having fun while learning the
skills you need. Well, as much fun as you can reasonably have while learning how to program.
Although many books aren’t explicit in this intent, I’ll say it up front: This book is about money.
Today the term big data draws a lot of attention, but behind the hype there's a simple
story. For decades, companies have been making business decisions based on
transactional data stored in relational databases. Beyond that critical data, however, is a
potential treasure trove of non-traditional, less structured data: weblogs, social media,
email, sensors, and photographs that can be mined for useful information. Decreases in
the cost of both storage and compute power have made it feasible to collect this data -
which would have been thrown away only a few years ago.
In the next section, we offer an overview of the economic logic behind microfinance
institutions, describe how the movement from socially oriented non-profit microfinance
institutions to for-profit microfinance has occurred, and lay out some of the unanswered
questions about the role of commercialization in microfinance. We then seek answers to some of
these questions by drawing on a data set that includes most of the world’s leading microfinance
This second application of the global burden of disease
framework permits an analysis of trends observed since the
first application. The intervening period was clearly one of slow
progress, impeded by the HIV/AIDS epidemic and setbacks in
Eastern Europe. The volume is appropriately cautious in draw-
ing inferences about disease-specific trends because of changes
in data sources and, in some instances, improvements in
approaches to measurement.
Ebook Visio 2010 is the most current version of Microsoft’s dynamic software program which allows users to create a wide range of visual elements in professional and management presentations--from technical drawings and flowcharts, to office layout diagrams, construction blueprints, and calendars.
Rapid expansion in international credit bears watching because, in many boom-bust credit
cycles in the past, such credit tended to grow faster than overall credit during the boom.5
We illustrate this broad finding with data from several European countries that have suffered
credit booms and busts since 2000. Then, we draw a parallel with countries that were caught
up in the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s.
By international credit, we refer to three components of total bank credit, the first two of
which are types of cross-border credit.
Chapter 18 - Measures of association. After studying this chapter you will be able to understand: How correlation analysis may be applied to study relationships between two or more variables; the uses, requirements, and interpretation of the product moment correlation coefficient; how predictions are made with regression analysis using the method of least squares to minimize errors in drawing a line of best fit;...