The constitutive law of plastic deformation expresses the effects of material
behavior and properties for stress analysis in the design of manufacturing technology
and product service behavior, for materials testing, and for the maintenance
of structural and machine components.
The book represents the state of the art, but the editors do not rule out other
concepts of constitutive laws. There are many different facets of the same problem
and as many answers; the right one is the one that gives the most practical solution,
the one that best serves the specific problem....
Thermal Analysis is a well-established set of techniques for obtaining qualitative and quantitative information about the effects of various heat treatments on materials of all kinds, including new chemical compounds, plastics, ceramics, alloys, construction materials, minerals, foods and medicines. Heating is performed under strictly controlled conditions and can reveal changes in structure and other important properties of the material being studied. Such studies are of great practical importance in the use of materials....
This book is the first in a new series devoted to synthetic works in the fields
of ecology and evolution. These fields synthesis. Recent examples of synthetic activities include the establishment
of the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis at the University
of California Santa Barbara and Deep Green, a worldwide collaboration
among angiosperm systematists to determine the phylogenetic structure
of the flowering plants. In ecology some of the most important research
challenges concern global climate change and the loss of diversity.
Antibodies are the paradigm for binding proteins, with their hypervariable
loop region supported by a structurally rigid framework, thus providing
the vast repertoire of antigen-binding sites in the immune system. Lipoca-lins are another family of proteins that exhibit a binding site with high
structural plasticity, which is composed of four peptide loops mounted on
a stable b-barrel scaffold.
Major oil spills attract the attention of the public and the media. In recent years,
this attention has created a global awareness of the risks of oil spills and the damage
they do to the environment. However, oil is a necessity in our industrial society, and
a major sustainer of our lifestyle. Most of the energy used in Canada and the United
States is for transportation that runs on oil and petroleum products. According to
trends in energy usage, this is not likely to decrease much in the future.
Common engineering materials reach in many engineering applications such as
automotive or aerospace; their limits and new developments are required to fulfill
increasing demands on performance and characteristics. The properties of mate-
rials can be increased, for example, by combining different materials to achieve
better properties than a single constituent or by shaping the material or constituents
in a specific structure. Many of these new materials reveal a much more complex
behavior than traditional engineering materials due to their advanced structure or
The "ski-tip" style ends of the robotic retractor blades are longed into
the anterior leaflet, then the atrial septum is lifted to visualize PM. The length of the
artificial chordae loops were determined with the measure of the distance between the
correct plane of apposition on an adjacent normal non-prolapsing segment of the mitral
leaflet and the respective PM (done with a More Suture Ruler device). Artificial chordae,
with 4 loops each, were constructed of 4-0 PTFE GORE-TEX per the technique by von
Oppel and Mohr.
To evaluate the main characteristics and performances of alternative financing mechanisms a Multi
Criteria Analysis (MCA) was conducted. The MCA is a decision making tool used to reach consensus
about the characteristics and performances of different policy instruments, or alternatives. In the
MCA each stakeholder participating in the evaluation process enters their judgment (or score), and
contributes to a jointly reached conclusion about a policy instrument or alternative.
In the FORVALUE study, the MCA was conducted for 11 cases of innovative (or alternative) financing
There is no general consensus on how to define various risk-related terms, including the term
“risk” itself, and people may have different views on how those terms apply to their particular
organization. Both fund boards and advisers would benefit from establishing a common
understanding of the terms and concepts they use in risk-related discussions, as well as how they
apply to their funds. Some advisers include definitions or descriptions of how they view risk and
risk management in their board presentations.
This is the third FinCEN study of SARs filed on transactions involving insurance
companies and insurance products. A report issued in May 2007 provided a sum-
mary of SARs filed in the 10-year period prior to May 2006 by all types of financial
institutions regarding suspicious transactions involving insurance companies, insur-
ance agents, and insurance brokers.
A report issued in February 2003 provided a
summary of SARs filed between 1996 and 2002 by all types of financial institutions
regarding transactions specifically involving life insurance products.
The material presented is intended to serve as a basis for a critical study of the fun
damentals of elasticity and several branches of solid mechanics, including advanced
mechanics of materials, theories of plates and shells, composite materials, plasticity
theory, finite element, and other numerical methods as well as nanomechanics and
Among other observations, our statistical analysis revealed the dual nature of textbook approaches to international
accounting. There is one group of textbooks covering the accounting aspects of company internationalization, with
a "monistic" view of accounting systems, in other words one which considers financial accounting and
management accounting together; these books are concerned with the accounting dimensions, in the broadest
sense, of multinational corporations.
Oracle Big Data Appliance brings Big Data solutions to mainstream enterprises. Built using
industry-standard hardware from Sun and Cloudera’s distribution including Apache Hadoop, the
Big Data Appliance is designed and optimized for big data workloads. By integrating the key
components of a big data platform into a single product, Oracle Big Data Appliance delivers an
affordable, scalable and fully supported big data infrastructure without the risks of a custom built
The finite element method (FEM) is used widely in analysis of elastoplastic behaviours for structures. The analysis often involves a two-stage process: first, the internal force field acting on the structural material must be defined, and second, the response of the material to that force field must be determined.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về sinh học được đăng trên tạp chí sinh Original cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về sinh học đề tài:Phenotypic plasticity of body pigmentation in Drosophila: Genetic analysis by interspecific crosses of the tolerance of Drosophila sechellia to major aliphatic acids of its host plant...
A univariate descriptive analysis of the quantitative survey data was undertaken to
summarise the results for each question. Data was recoded by combining categories as
required to facilitate a subsequent bivariate analysis aimed at identifying patterns
within the data. Distributions of the respondents’ demographic variables were cross-
tabulated with their attitudinal variables and future orientation variables. The
coefficients phi, Cramer’s V and Goodman and Kruskal’s gamma were used to measure
associations between variables as appropriate.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về sinh học được đăng trên tạp chí sinh Original cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về sinh học đề tài:Phenotypic plasticity of body pigmentation in Drosophila: Analysis of factors affecting length of competitive life of jumping horses...
Though the confidence intervals change by procedure and by country ‐ depending on the sample size
and response variance of each ‐ the overall survey portion of this research holds a standard error of +/‐
3.67% at a 95% level of confidence.
The International Survey on Aesthetic/Cosmetic Procedures Performed in 2010 was compiled, tabulated,
and analyzed by Industry Insights, Inc. (www.industryinsights.com) , an independent research firm based
in Columbus, OH.