In 2006 the Royal Society, in cooperation with the International Council for Science, the
InterAcademy Panel on International Issues (now the IAP—the Global Network of
Science Academies) and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, organized a workshop
that surveyed trends in science and technology (S&T). The objective was to provide an
independent contribution from the international scientific community to the 6th
Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) that was held in
December of that year. ...
Depressed mothers in developed countries have been observed to provide less quantity and
poorer quality of stimulation for their infants (100) and to be slower in responding and less
responsive to them (101, 102). Depressed mothers are also more likely to have negative views of
themselves as parents (103), seeing themselves as having less personal control over their child’s
development, and less able to positively influence their children1
In summary, maternal mental health is inextricably linked with both physical and psychological
development of children.
The dissertation focuses on bank credit to SMEs in the unstable macroeconomy of Vietnam from 2008 to 2013, the period in which the banking activities in general and bank credit to SMEs in particular were suffered from remarkable impacts of the domestic macroeconomic instabilities.
At the instigation of the Iron and Steel Federation, the late Bernard Godfrey began
work in 1952 on the ﬁrst edition of the Steel Designers’ Manual.As principal author
he worked on the manuscript almost continuously for a period of two years. On
many Friday evenings he would meet with his co-authors, Charles Gray, Lewis Kent
and W.E. Mitchell to review progress and resolve outstanding technical problems.
A remarkable book emerged.
Physiology's classic text continues to uphold its rich tradition-presenting key physiology concepts in a remarkably clear and engaging manner. Guyton & Hall's Textbook of Medical Physiology covers all of the major systems in the human body, while emphasizing system interaction, homeostasis, and pathophysiology. This very readable, easy-to-follow, and thoroughly updated, 11th Edition features a new full-color layout, short chapters, clinical vignettes, and shaded summary tables that allow for easy comprehension of the material. ...
Adaptive Filters for Blind Equalization
24.1 Introduction 24.2 Channel Equalization in QAM Data Communication Systems 24.3 Decision-Directed Adaptive Channel Equalizer 24.4 Basic Facts on Blind Adaptive Equalization 24.5 Adaptive Algorithms and Notations 24.
Effective Length of Compression Members
52.1 52.2 52.3 Introduction Isolated Columns Framed Columns — Alignment Chart Method
Alignment Chart Method • Requirements for Braced Frames • Simpliﬁed Equations. to Alignment Charts
Modiﬁcations to Alignment Charts
Different Restraining Girder End Conditions • Consideration of Partial Column Base Fixity • Columns Restrained by Tapered Rectangular Girders
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Framed Columns — Alternative Methods
LeMessurier Method • Lui Method • Remarks
52.6 52.7 52.8 52.