Homo Oeconomicus 29 2

Author: Manfred J. Holler
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3892650802
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Homo Oeconomicus 29 2 from the Author: Manfred J. Holler.

Hurricane Elena Gulf Coast August 29 September 2 1985

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Natural Disasters
Publisher: National Academies
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Hurricane Elena Gulf Coast August 29 September 2 1985 from the Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Natural Disasters. Hurricane Elena, following an erratic and difficult-to-forecast course along an unusually large section of the Gulf Coast, posed special problems from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Sarasota, Florida, well before it came ashore on September 2, 1985. Considerable wind damage occurred in this area to structures that were ostensibly designed to resist such extreme wind conditions. Because similar design conditions and building control procedures exist along other U.S. hurricane-prone coasts, the conclusions drawn in this detailed book catalog the structural damage caused by the hurricane and emergency response actions, establish the wind conditions of the storm, review in-depth the building control process used in the area, and conduct necessary structural and wind tunnel tests relevant to a large number of communities along the coastal areas.

Boundary Value Problems Of Mathematical Physics

Author: Ivar Stakgold
Publisher: SIAM
ISBN: 1611972388
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Boundary Value Problems Of Mathematical Physics from the Author: Ivar Stakgold. For more than 30 years, this two-volume set has helped prepare graduate students to use partial differential equations and integral equations to handle significant problems arising in applied mathematics, engineering, and the physical sciences. Originally published in 1967, this graduate-level introduction is devoted to the mathematics needed for the modern approach to boundary value problems using Green's functions and using eigenvalue expansions. Now a part of SIAM's Classics series, these volumes contain a large number of concrete, interesting examples of boundary value problems for partial differential equations that cover a variety of applications that are still relevant today. For example, there is substantial treatment of the Helmholtz equation and scattering theory—subjects that play a central role in contemporary inverse problems in acoustics and electromagnetic theory.

Cry The Beloved Country

Author: Alan Paton
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473524490
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Cry The Beloved Country from the Author: Alan Paton. Cry the Beloved Country is the deeply moving story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people riven by racial injustice. Remarkable for its contemporaneity, unforgettable for character and incident, Cry the Beloved Country is a classic work of love and hope, courage and endurance, born of the dignity of man.