Strength and Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Slab-column Connections Subjected to Static and Dynamic Loadings
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Marvin E. Criswell
Categories: Columns, Concrete
Type: BOOK - Published: 1970 - Publisher:

The objectives of this investigation were to study the strength and behavior of slowly (statically) loaded reinforced concrete slab-column connections and to determine the effect of rapid (dynamic) loading on the strength and behavior by comparison with the static test results. Nineteen full-scale models of a connection and adjoining slab
The People's Doctors
Language: en
Pages: 377
Authors: John S. Haller
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: SIU Press

Samuel Thomson, born in New Hampshire in 1769 to an illiterate farming family, had no formal education, but he learned the elements of botanical medicine from a "root doctor," who he met in his youth. Thomson sought to release patients from the harsh bleeding or purging regimens of regular physicians
The Recorder Player's Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 149
Authors: Hans-Martin Linde
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Schott & Company Limited

(Schott). The Recorder Player's Handbook is a comprehensive survey of the instrument, its history and its music and deals extensively with the following subjects: The instrument: its design, structure and mechanics with detailed information on historical models and materials; advice on the choice and care of the instrument * Playing
Acts of Activism
Language: en
Authors: D. Soyini Madison
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-14 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book was first published in 2010. Madison presents the neglected yet compelling and necessary story of local activists in South Saharan Africa who employ modes of performance as tactics of resistance and intervention in their day-to-day struggles for human rights. The dynamic relationship between performance and activism are illustrated
The Recorder
Language: en
Pages: 744
Authors: Richard W. Griscom, David Lasocki
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-17 - Publisher: Routledge

A Choice "Best Academic" book in its first edition, The Recorder remains an essential resource for anyone who wants to know about this instrument. This new edition is thoroughly redone, takes account of the publishing activity of the years since its first publication, and still follows the original organization.