In the chapter, examples are given of the application of tolerances to each of the characteristics on engineering drawings by providing a typical specification for the product and the appropriate note which must be added to the drawing.
The object of this little work is to fill a void much complained of by Daguerreotypists--particularly young
The author has waited a long time in hopes that some more able pen would be devoted to the subject, but the
wants of the numerous, and constantly increasing, class, just mentioned, induces him to wait no longer.
All the English works on the subject--particularly on the practical application, of Photogenic drawing--are
deficient in many minute details, which are essential to a complete understanding of the art.
Given the fiercely competitive state of the iPhone app landscape, it has become increasingly challenging for app designers and developers to differentiate their apps. The days are long gone when it was possible to crank out an app over the weekend and refine it after receiving a few not so flattering user reviews. Users now have choices -- lots of them. If your app is difficult to use or doesn't meet their needs, finding another one is just a tap away.
The best-selling guide to the design of control systems for the fluid process industries is now updated and expanded. Emphasizing performance-based design and tuning, the new edition of the best-selling guide to process control provides engineers with reliable coverage of control technology principles for industrial fluid processes - from basic theory to advanced control applications.
This is a book about user interface design. As a consequence, you’ll find lots of screenshots and only very
little code. Several of the authors don’t even have a programming background, but they all share the same passion
David Barnard of App Cubby is one such person; he has created a suite of essential utilities that enjoy
great popularity on the App Store. In Chapter 1, he takes you through the process of perfecting entry views and
presenting data, which both play central roles...
"Computer, draw a robot!" said my young cousin to the first computer he had ever seen. (Since I
had instructed it not to listen to strangers, the computer wasn't receptive to this command.) If
you're like me, your first thought would be "how silly" or "how funny"—but this is a mistake. Our
educated and modeled brains have learned how to work with computers to a certain degree. People
are being educated to accommodate computers, to compensate for the lack of ability of computers
to understand humans.
The objective of this book is to introduce recent advances and state-of-the-art applications of
Monte Carlo Simulation (MCS) in various fields. MCS is a class of statistical methods for
performance analysis and decision making based on taking random samples from underly‐
ing systems or problems to draw inferences or estimations.
Let us make an analogy by using the structure of an umbrella to define and exemplify the
position of this book within the fields of science and engineering. Imagine that one can place
MCS at the centerpoint of an umbrella and define the...
The application of basic shapes, shades and textures draw three dimensionally!
The transition from black and white pencil drawing to colored pencil drawing is very smooth and easy. Just about anybody can sketch or trace some sort of square or circle.
The question is: "how do we make it look like the real thing and not some flat one dimensional graphic on the page?" How do we make the viewer feel that he or she could reach out and touch it? In short, how do we give it the proper form?
With modern CAD packages available for home computers, it is not very difficult to produce your own drawings for a Planning Application providing care is taken to produce the required scale drawings for a simple extension.
The rapid development of information technology and communications has created an opportunity to improve the efficiency of road traffic by using Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). The combination between transport participants, vehicles and road traffic infrastructure through using roadside equipments and traffic control centers takes a part in improving the efficiency of the transportation system and quality of transportation services.
This paper outlines the linguistic semantic commitments underlying an application which automatically constructs depictions of verbal spatial descriptions. Our approach draws on the ideational view of linguistic semantics developed by Ronald Langacker in his theory of Cognitive Grammar, and the conceptual representation of physical objects from the two-level semantics of Bierwisch and Lang. In particular the dimensions of the process of conventwnal imagery are used as a metric for the design of our own conceptual representation. ...
PID controllers are probably the most commonly used controller structures in industry. They do, however, present some challenges to control and instrumentation engineers in the aspect of tuning of the gains required for stability and good transient performance. There are several prescriptive rules used in PID tuning. An example is that proposed by Ziegler and Nichols in the 1940's and described in this note.
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.
Gate valves are classified as either rising stem or nonrising stem valves. For the nonrising stem
gate valve, the stem is threaded on the lower end into the gate. As the hand wheel on the stem
is rotated, the gate travels up or down the stem on the threads while the stem remains vertically
stationary. This type valve will almost always have a pointer-type indicator threaded onto the
upper end of the stem to indicate valve position. Figures 2 and 3 illustrate rising-stem gate
valves and nonrising stem gate valves.
Drawing primarily on results from the 1983 Survey of Military Applicants, a survey of male youths without prior military service who took the written test to qualify for the military, this report presents findings on three research issues: (1) the implementation of the programs associated with the Enlistment Bonus Test, a nationwide experiment on the effectiveness of various cash enlistment bonuse......
Web 2.0 Ajax portals are among the most successful web applications of the Web
2.0 generation. iGoogle and Pageflakes are the pioneers in this market and were
among the first to show Ajax’s potential. Portal sites give users a personal homepage
with one-stop access to information and entertainment from all over the Web, as
well as dashboards that deliver powerful content aggregation for enterprises. A Web
2.0 portal can be used as a content repository just like a SharePoint or DotNetNuke
site. Because they draw on Ajax to deliver rich, client-side interactivity, Web 2.
AutoCAD is more than just another application pro-
gram, it’s a complete environment for drafting and
design. So if you’re new to AutoCAD, you need to know
several things to get off to a good start — especially how
to use the command line area and set up your drawing
properly. These key techniques are described in this part
of the book.
Spirax Sarco recirculating feedwater spray systems type RFS are
designed to provide additional flash steam condensing capacity on
boiler feedtank applications. When the condensate return flowrate is
high and the cold make-up flowrate is intermittent it is likely that
valuable flash steam will be lost through the vent. To ensure that this
flash steam is condensed it is often worthwhile to take feedwater
from a relatively cool part of the feedtank and pump it to a spray