Chemistry Julia R. Burdge 2013-05-01 Chemistry,Third Edition, by Julia Burdge offers a clear writing style written with the students in mind. Julia uses her background of teaching hundreds of general chemistry students per year and creates content to offer more detailed explanation on areas where she knows they have problems. With outstanding art, a consistent problem-solving approach, interesting applications woven throughout the chapters, and a wide range of end-of-chapter problems, this is a great third edition text.
Built for Speed: World's Fastest Road Cars Publications International 2019-02-15
Lamborghini Huracán Thomas K. Adamson 2019-08 This title introduces readers to the Lamborghini Huracán, covering its history, unique features, and defining characteristics. This title features informative sidebars, detailed infographics, vivid photos, and a glossary.
Car Science Richard Hammond 2008-09-01 Top Gear's Richard Hammond is in the driving seat for this turbo-charged tour through the nuts and bolts of car technology. Underneath the hood of every car there's a lot of fast, furious, and spectacular science going on. G-force, combustion, power: you name it, a car's got it. Help your child discover all about the science of cars with this explosive tour of automobiles in Car Science. Find out how cars revolutionized the world and see how a car functions with jaw-dropping diagrams, cutaway drawings and cool graphics. Steer to the fundamental science behind the mechanics and then sit back for an exciting look into the future of minimal emissions, maximum fun.
Fast Bricks Gilad Barlev 2020-01-26 Get ready to build your dream car as author Gilad Barlev helps you create six different car models - in the classic LEGO Speed Champions style - to play with or proudly display! Builders will find detailed, full-color illustrations and step-by-step instructions and detailed parts lists for the following vehicles: Mini JCW GP Mazda MX5 Miata RF Chevrolet Corvette C8 Fiat 500C Abarth Nissan GT-R R36 (Fan Concept) Lamborghini Huracán Camera Car
Metallic Sky Michael Del Toro 2020-08-13 Drawing inspiration from the Book of Revelations and apocalyptic mythology, Metallic Sky is the First of the Five Part Series, Days of Disasters. The world is in turmoil, as it is forced by the machinations of rogue nations China and Russia to deal with the phenomenon known as the Kessler Syndrome."A few years have passed and where there were once only two thousand satellites revolving around the planet, now there are over 10,000 such orbitals. Private businesses have been quick to take advantage of the benefits these technological wonders offer and have quickly supplanted governments in the race for space among the stars.Amid rising global tensions two nations, China and Russia, seek to take advantage of the discord of the West to realize long anticipated goals by leveling the playing field dominated by the United States and its allies. Using the imminent launch of Taiwan's first spacecraft, the Chinese fashion a strategy to increase its regional hegemony and enlist the aid of another outsider nipping at the heels of the western nations atop the global food chain.The subsequent debris resulting from the satellite's destruction cause a kaleidoscope of collisions rendering the satellite network extinct overnight. The chain reaction of events on the ground mirrored that of near space, and though slower to ensue was far more devastating to the way of life of people and the governments that led them threatening the very means of survival for both."Would this happen? Could this happen? How would the world react if it did? This sci-fi thriller explores the possibilities of a sudden, violent end to a world gifted with satellites and what happens in a world already on the brink of turmoil on the ground. Could this result in World War III? What would happen to everyday people at home and abroad?Find out in Metallic Sky!
EFI Conversions Tony Candela 2014-06-16 Converting from a carbureted fuel system to electronic fuel injection (EFI) improves the performance, driveability, and fuel economy of any classic vehicle. Through a series of sensors, processors, and wires, it gathers engine and atmospheric information to precisely deliver the correct amount of fuel to your engine. With a carburetor, you must manually adjust and change parts to adapt it to differing conditions and applications. Installing a complete aftermarket EFI system may seem too complex, but it is within your reach by using the clear and easy-to-understand, step-by-step instructions. You will be able to confidently install the correct EFI system in your vehicle and enjoy all the benefits. A variety of EFI Systems are currently available--throttle body injection (TBI), multi port fuel injection (MPFI), stack systems, application specific, and special application systems. Author Tony Candela reveals the attributes of each, so you can select the system that's ideal for your car. Author Tony Candela explains in exceptional detail how to install both of these systems. To achieve top performance from an EFI system, it’s not a simple bolt-on and plug-in procedure. This book takes the mystery out of EFI so it’s not a black art but rather a clear working set of parameters. You are shown how to professionally install the injectors into the intake system as well as how to integrate the wiring into the main harness. In addition, each step of upgrading the fuel system to support the EFI is explained. The book also delves into integrating ignition and computer control with these aftermarket systems so you can be out driving rather than struggling with tuning. Turbocharged, supercharged, and nitrous applications are also covered. A well-installed and -tuned EFI system greatly improves the performance of a classic V-8 or any engine because the system delivers the correct fuel mixture for every operating condition. Get faster starts, better fuel economy, and crisp efficient performance. In EFI Conversions: How to Swap Your Carb for Electronic Fuel Injection, achieving all these benefits is easily within your reach.
Rock Addiction Nalini Singh 2014-09-09 Molly Webster has always followed the rules. After an ugly scandal tore apart her childhood and made her the focus of the media's harsh spotlight, she vowed to live an ordinary life. No fame. No impropriety. No pain. Then she meets Zachary Fox, a tattooed bad boy rocker with a voice like whiskey and sin, and a touch that could become an addiction.
Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach Steven S. Zumdahl 2011-01-01 Steve and Susan Zumdahl's texts focus on helping students build critical thinking skills through the process of becoming independent problem-solvers. They help students learn to think like a chemists so they can apply the problem solving process to all aspects of their lives. In CHEMISTRY: AN ATOMS FIRST APPROACH, the Zumdahls use a meaningful approach that begins with the atom and proceeds through the concept of molecules, structure, and bonding, to more complex materials and their properties. Because this approach differs from what most students have experienced in high school courses, it encourages them to focus on conceptual learning early in the course, rather than relying on memorization and a plug and chug method of problem solving that even the best students can fall back on when confronted with familiar material. The atoms first organization provides an opportunity for students to use the tools of critical thinkers: to ask questions, to apply rules and models and to evaluate outcomes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
How to Draw Scott Robertson 2013 Provides instruction on drawing objects and environments from the imagination, constructing accurate perspective grids, and experimenting with various mediums.
Cost, Effectiveness, and Deployment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles National Research Council 2015-09-28 The light-duty vehicle fleet is expected to undergo substantial technological changes over the next several decades. New powertrain designs, alternative fuels, advanced materials and significant changes to the vehicle body are being driven by increasingly stringent fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission standards. By the end of the next decade, cars and light-duty trucks will be more fuel efficient, weigh less, emit less air pollutants, have more safety features, and will be more expensive to purchase relative to current vehicles. Though the gasoline-powered spark ignition engine will continue to be the dominant powertrain configuration even through 2030, such vehicles will be equipped with advanced technologies, materials, electronics and controls, and aerodynamics. And by 2030, the deployment of alternative methods to propel and fuel vehicles and alternative modes of transportation, including autonomous vehicles, will be well underway. What are these new technologies - how will they work, and will some technologies be more effective than others? Written to inform The United States Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards, this new report from the National Research Council is a technical evaluation of costs, benefits, and implementation issues of fuel reduction technologies for next-generation light-duty vehicles. Cost, Effectiveness, and Deployment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles estimates the cost, potential efficiency improvements, and barriers to commercial deployment of technologies that might be employed from 2020 to 2030. This report describes these promising technologies and makes recommendations for their inclusion on the list of technologies applicable for the 2017-2025 CAFE standards.
Lamborghini James Bow 2010-08-15 Provides information on the history, design, and different models of the Lamborghini.
Chemistry Paul Flowers 2015-03-12 "Chemistry is designed for the two-semester general chemistry course. For many students, this course provides the foundation to a career in chemistry, while for others, this may be their only college-level science course. As such, this textbook provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of chemistry and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. The text has been developed to meet the scope and sequence of most general chemistry courses. At the same time, the book includes a number of innovative features designed to enhance student learning. A strength of Chemistry is that instructors can customize the book, adapting it to the approach that works best in their classroom."--Openstax College website.
How to Design Cars Like a Pro Tony Lewin 2010-11-06 This comprehensive new edition of How to Design Cars Like a Pro provides an in-depth look at modern automotive design. Interviews with leading automobile designers from Ford, BMW, GM Jaguar, Nissan and others, analyses of past and present trends, studies of individual models and concepts, and much more combine to reveal the fascinating mix of art and science that goes into creating automobiles. This book is a must-have for professional designers, as well as for automotive enthusiasts.
Transformational HR Perry Timms 2021-07-03 Understand and use the latest developments to make an impact on business strategy as well as create a fair, inclusive and progressive working environment with this fully revised second edition of Transformational HR. This is the practical guide professionals need to unlock HR's potential as a powerhouse for organizational success, putting transformational HR in context, exploring what has and hasn't worked until now, and setting out a vision of what HR can be. Alongside critical discussion of the latest developments and business models, including agile and humanist ways of working, Transformational HR provides tools and advice for HR professionals aspiring to become more responsive, forward-thinking and impact-led. This updated edition features brand new case studies from companies who have adopted these models and transformed their workplaces, with examples from all sectors where organisations and their HR teams have used this book as inspiration. It is a blueprint for enabling the HR function to be a driving force for organizational success and create more fulfilling experiences for people.
Heroic Hearts Jim Butcher 2022-05-03 An all-star urban fantasy collection featuring short stories from #1 New York Times bestselling authors Jim Butcher, Patricia Briggs, Charlaine Harris, Kelley Armstrong, and more . . . In this short story collection of courage, adventure, and magic, heroes—ordinary people who do the right thing—bravely step forward. But running toward danger might cost them everything. . . . In #1 New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher’s “Little Things,” the pixie Toot-Toot discovers an invader unbeknownst to the wizard Harry Dresden . . . and in order to defeat it, he’ll have to team up with the dread cat Mister. In #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs’s “Dating Terrors,” the werewolf Asil finds an online date might just turn into something more—if she can escape the dark magic binding her. In #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris’s “The Return of the Mage,” the Britlingen mercenaries will discover more than they’ve bargained for when they answer the call of a distress beacon on a strange and remote world. And in #1 New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong’s “Comfort Zone,” the necromancer Chloe Saunders and the werewolf Derek Souza are just trying to get through college. But they can’t refuse a ghost pleading for help. ALSO INCLUDES STORIES BY Annie Bellet * Anne Bishop * Jennifer Brozek * Kevin Hearne * Nancy Holder * Kerrie L. Hughes * Chloe Neill * R.R. Virdi
The Book of the Lamborghini Urraco Arnstein Landsem 2011-03-15 The Lamborghini Urraco. The little baby Lambo that was meant to beat the Porsche 911 and Ferrari 308, but which ran into a myriad of problems. This book shows what really happened, and why the car never got the chance it deserved. The Urraco lived on as the Silhouette and Jalpa, and the Jalpa was greatly responsible for keeping the Lamborghini brand alive in the 80s. The full story of these V8 Lamborghinis is told here, with exclusive interviews from the leading figures behind the cars. The book also includes detailed chapters on what to look out for when buying one of these future supercar classics. Hundreds of amazing photos never published before makes this the ultimate book on the V8 Lamborghinis.
Aerodynamics of Road Vehicles Wolf-Heinrich Hucho 2013-10-22 Aerodynamics of Road Vehicles details the aerodynamics of passenger cars, commercial vehicles, sports cars, and race cars; their external flow field; as well as their internal flow field. The book, after giving an introduction to automobile aerodynamics and some fundamentals of fluid mechanics, covers topics such as the performance and aerodynamics of different kinds of vehicles, as well as test techniques for their aerodynamics. The book also covers other concepts related to automobiles such as cooling systems and ventilations for vehicles. The text is recommended for mechanical engineers and phycisists in the automobile industry who would like to understand more about aerodynamics of motor vehicles and its importance on the field of road safety and automobile production.
Marketing Wisdom Kartikeya Kompella 2018-08-30 This book represents the work of some of the contemporary world leaders in marketing. The contributors are authors of a set of path-breaking books on marketing. To ensure sufficient depth of coverage, the contributors have taken the essence of their earlier books and combined it with their latest understanding and cases. This has served to enhance the content and put it in the readers’ current context. It is common knowledge that keeping pace with the growing application of marketing requires a novel approach. With new ideas and nuances being discovered every day, it has become a real challenge for marketers and students of marketing to keep up to date on important contemporary marketing concepts. Given its unique approach and thoughtful curation, this book presents readers with diversity of perspectives along with a unique depth of thinking.
Burying Water K.A. Tucker 2014-10-07 The highly anticipated start of the “masterful” (New York Journal of Books) romantic suspense series from the beloved nationally bestselling author of Ten Tiny Breaths. Left for dead in the fields of rural Oregon, a young woman defies all odds and survives—but she awakens with no idea who she is, or what happened to her. Refusing to answer to “Jane Doe” for another day, the woman renames herself “Water” for the tiny, hidden marking on her body—the only clue to her past. Taken in by old Ginny Fitzgerald, a crotchety but kind lady living on a nearby horse farm, Water slowly begins building a new life. But as she attempts to piece together the fleeting slivers of her memory, more questions emerge: Who is the next-door neighbor, quietly toiling under the hood of his Barracuda? Why won’t Ginny let him step foot on her property? And why does Water feel she recognizes him? Twenty-four-year-old Jesse Welles doesn’t know how long it will be before Water gets her memory back. For her sake, Jesse hopes the answer is never. He knows that she’ll stay so much safer—and happier—that way. And that’s why, as hard as it is, he needs to keep his distance. Because getting too close could flood her with realities better left buried. The trouble is, water always seems to find its way to the surface.
Lamborghini 2020-02-25 A comprehensive official monograph that provides a complete history of one of the most renowned brands in the luxury automotive landscape. This lavishly produced volume features the complete collection of all the models produced by Lamborghini from 1963 to the present day, including special editions, unreleased models, and those that underwent significant evolutions. Stunning photography highlights the exquisite lines and lavish details of the vehicles, along with spectacular archival images and technical information celebrating the glamour and excellence of Italian automotive design. The book also includes information on the prominent designers, including Filippo Perini, Walter de Silva, Mitja Borkert, and Marcello Gandini, who created some of the company's most iconic models, such as the Miura, Countach, Aventador, Huracán, and the new Urus as well as astonishing prototypes such as the Marzal, Egoista, and the Terzo Millennio. This official book is dedicated to the history of the legendary Italian luxury sports car company that was founded in Sant'Agata Bolognese in 1963 by Ferruccio Lamborghini. His dream was to create the perfect car and, more than half a century later, Lamborghini continues to produce sports cars that are sought after and renowned throughout the world for technical innovation, cutting-edge design, and stylish, original use of color.
Blabac Photo Mike Blabac 2009 A stunning chronicle of a youth movement as seen through the lens of Mike Blabac, a man as dedicated to his craft as he is to the skateboarding lifestyle that has inspired it. Skateboarding is more than a hobby, it is a way of life that shapes everything from music to fashion, video to art. 300 awe-inspring images communicate the stories of some of skateboarding's finest athletes including Eric Koston and Stevie Williams.
Becoming Rain K.A. Tucker 2015-03-03 Luke Boone doesn't know exactly what his uncle Rust is involved in but he wants in on it. It's not exactly legal, but it puts him behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 and onto the radar of gorgeous socialite named Rain. Clara Bertelli is one of the most successful undercover officers in the Washington, DC, major crime unit, and she's going deep undercover as Rain Martines in order to expose one of the West coast's most notorious car theft rings. As the lines between right and wrong start to blur, will she be able to leave it all behind?
Lamborghini Supercars 50 Years Stuart Codling 2015-06-01 Immerse yourself in this complete guide on Lamborghini's ultimate performance cars. Nearly 50 years ago, upstart high-end sports car manufacturer Lamborghini set the performance car world on its ear with its stunning supercar, the Miura. Wrapped in a svelte Marcello Gandini - designed body and powered by a 350-horsepower V-12, the Miura instantly made every other car look antiquated. In 1974, Lamborghini again shocked the automotive world with the mad Countach (an Italian expression one might utter at the sight of a beautiful woman), another Gandini masterpiece. Wide, low, and menacing, the original Countach completely recalibrated the supercar template. The Diablo replaced the Countach in 1990 and was the last of the Lamborghini supercars under the auspices of the "original" company. Audi acquired the company in 1997 and would bring significant German efficiency to bear, turning out supercars to a new template: the Murielago in 2001, the Gallardo in 2003, the Reventon in 2008, the Aventador in 2011, and, most recently, the appropriately named Huracan. Each one is an ultimate car. Many were collector vehicles from the moment they rolled off the production line. Beneath their stunning bodywork lie chassis and powerplants bristling with the best technology of their respective eras. Lamborghini's latest supercars zip from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under 3 seconds and hit top speeds in excess of 220 miles per hour. Their prices are equally staggering. Lamborghini Supercars 50 Years is devoted exclusively to all of Lamborghini's ultimate performance cars. No enthusiast of these world-class sports cars will want to miss it!
The Art of Mopar Tom Glatch 2017-08-08 The history of Chrysler Corporation is, in many ways, a history of a company floundering from one financial crisis to the next. While that has given shareholders fits for nearly a century, it has also motivated the Pentastar company to create some of the most outrageous, and collectible, cars ever built in the United States. From the moment Chrysler unleashed the Firepower hemi V-8 engine on the world for the 1951 model year, they had been cranking out the most powerful engines on the market. Because the company pioneered the use of lightweight unibody technology, it had the stiffest, lightest bodies in which to put those most powerful engines, and that is the basic muscle-car formula: add one powerful engine to one light car. When the muscle car era exploded onto the scene, Chrysler unleashed the mighty Mopar muscle cars, the Dodges and Plymouths that defined the era. Fabled nameplates like Charger, Road Runner, Super Bee, 'Cuda, and Challenger defined the era and rank among the most valuable collector cars ever produced by an American automaker. Featuring cars from the incomparable Brothers' Collection, The Art of Mopar: Chrysler, Dodge, and Plymouth Muscle Cars celebrates these cars in studio portraits using the light-painting process perfected by Tom Loeser. It is the ultimate portrayal of the ultimate muscle cars.
Gearheads Jonathan Wong 2020-08-18 A book for the true car enthusiast. With upbeat rhymes and colorful illustrations, this book is as entertaining as it is informative. A book that will inspire and encourage a curiosity for cars in both children and adults. A fun way for the car enthusiast to share his or her love of cars.
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Lamborghini Countach Thillainathan Path Pathmanathan 2021-08-17 When launched at the Geneva motor show in 1971, the Lamborghini Countach was like a vision of the future, with its incredibly radical styling by Bertone's Marcello Gandini. Through various evolutionary stages, the Countach remained in production from 1973 to 1990 and during that time 1,997 examples were manufactured, making it exceedingly rare as well as highly desirable. Subsequently the magnificent Countach has risen to almost mythical status among collectors and enthusiasts. Now, as the model approaches its 50th anniversary, two passionate and deeply knowledgeable Countach co-owners have written an authoritative new book -- the first English-language study of the car for 30 years -- to celebrate this fabled Italian supercar in all its glory. The Countach's spectacular design and unique engineering are explored in depth, including analysis of its Bizzarrini-designed V12 engine with forward-mounted gearbox (giving 'south-north' orientation), intricate spaceframe chassis and aerodynamics. Painstaking development of the original LP500 prototype into the final LP400 production version is covered in detail, with insights into the work of key figures Paolo Stanzani, Giampaolo Dallara, Bob Wallace and Massimo Parenti. Production evolution is explained, from LP400 to LP400S and LP500S, then the definitive 5000 Quattrovalvole (QV) versions with four-valve cylinder heads, culminating in the '881/2' and '25th Anniversary' models. For today's owners and aspiring owners, matters of maintenance and restoration are investigated, with plenty of personal perspective. Speaking from the heart: Thillainathan Pathmanathan describes a 30-year journey towards Countach ownership, including visits to the Sant'Agata factory and encounters with significant people in the Countach story. Tonino Lamborghini, son of founder Ferrucio Lamborghini, provides a special chapter dispelling common myths, misconceptions and mistakes about the cars and the company. Comprehensive presentation of data includes the best available information on the thorny subject of chassis numbering and production figures. Beautifully designed and illustrated, this book will be treasured not only by Lamborghini fans but anyone who adores sports cars, especially of the exotic Italian variety.
Automotive Development Processes Julian Weber 2009-06-22 The global crisis the automotive industry has slipped into over the second half of 2008 has set a fierce spotlight not only on which cars are the right ones to bring to the market but also on how these cars are developed. Be it OEMs developing new models, suppliers integerating themselves deeper into the development processes of different OEMs, analysts estimating economical risks and opportunities of automotive investments, or even governments creating and evaluating scenarios for financial aid for suffering automotive companies: At the end of the day, it is absolutely indispensable to comprehensively understand the processes of auto- tive development – the core subject of this book. Let’s face it: More than a century after Carl Benz, Wilhelm Maybach and Gottlieb Daimler developed and produced their first motor vehicles, the overall concept of passenger cars has not changed much. Even though components have been considerably optimized since then, motor cars in the 21st century are still driven by combustion engines that transmit their propulsive power to the road s- face via gearboxes, transmission shafts and wheels, which together with spri- damper units allow driving stability and ride comfort. Vehicles are still navigated by means of a steering wheel that turns the front wheels, and the required control elements are still located on a dashboard in front of the driver who operates the car sitting in a seat.
Automotive Ergonomics Heiner Bubb 2021-10-19 Ergonomics teaches how to design technology in such a way that it is optimally adapted to the needs, wishes and characteristics of the user. In this context, the concept of the human-machine system has become established. In a systematic way and with a detailed view of the complicated technical and perceptual psychological and methodological connections, this book explains the basics of automotive ergonomics with numerous examples. The application is shown in examples such as package, design of displays and control elements, of environmental ergonomics such as lighting, sound, vibrations, climate and smell. The design of driver assistance systems from an ergonomic perspective is also a central topic. The book is rounded off by methods of ergonomic vehicle development, the use of mock-ups, driving simulators and tests in real vehicles and prototypes. For the first time, those responsible in the automotive industry and in the field of relevant research are provided with a specialized systematic work that provides the ergonomic findings in the design of today's automobiles. This provides planners and designers of today's automobiles with concrete information for ergonomic product development, enabling them to keep an eye on decisive requirements and subsequent customer acceptance. This book is a translation of the original German 1st edition Automobilergonomie by Heiner Bubb, Klaus Bengler, Rainer E. Grünen & Mark Vollrath, published by Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature in 2015. The translation was done with the help of artificial intelligence (machine translation by the service DeepL.com). A subsequent human revision was done primarily in terms of content, so that the book will read stylistically differently from a conventional translation. Springer Nature works continuously to further the development of tools for the production of books and on the related technologies to support the authors.
Lamborghini Countach Peter Dron 1995-10-12 Explore one of the most legendary cars of all time, from its birth as the LP400 through its evolution into the 5000 Quattrovalvole, and the latest Diablo. Dron goes behind the scenes of the Lamborghini factory to chart the checkered history of the company and its successive management eras. Filled with driving impressions, road test details, model specs and special feature panels.
Supercars Lamborghini Huracan Performante Sketchbook Rida Cars 2020-06-20 Supercars Lamborghini Huracan Performante Sketchbook This a superb and perfect Lamborghini Sketchbook, It can be used for Drawing, Doodling or Sketching, Writing Notes, or as a Notebook Journal,This book has 120 Blank pages and is printed on high quality stock, a great gift for a friend or a family member. Sletchbook size 8.5 x11 inches, and has durable pages. Get your copy today! Premium matte cover design Printed on high quality interior pages Blank white paper Perfectly sized at 8.5" x 11" Perfect gift for elder. Also great gift for anyone who loves exotic super cars Specially Lamborghini If you are looking for a great Lamborghini Sketchbook with reasonable price, this book is a great choice for you. You'll love it! Click on Rida Sky Cars (Author) for more awesome Books
Tim Cook Leander Kahney 2019-04-16 Journalist Leander Kahney reveals how CEO Tim Cook has led Apple to astronomical success after the death of Steve Jobs in 2011. The death of Steve Jobs left a gaping void at one of the most innovative companies of all time. Jobs wasn't merely Apple's iconic founder and CEO; he was the living embodiment of a global megabrand. It was hard to imagine that anyone could fill his shoes--especially not Tim Cook, the intensely private executive who many thought of as Apple's "operations drone." But seven years later, as journalist Leander Kahney reveals in this definitive book, things at Apple couldn't be better. Its stock has nearly tripled, making it the world's first trillion dollar company. Under Cook's principled leadership, Apple is pushing hard into renewable energy, labor and environmentally-friendly supply chains, user privacy, and highly-recyclable products. From the massive growth of the iPhone to lesser-known victories like the Apple Watch, Cook is leading Apple to a new era of success. Drawing on access with several Apple insiders, Kahney tells the inspiring story of how one man attempted to replace someone irreplaceable, and--through strong, humane leadership, supply chain savvy, and a commitment to his values--succeeded more than anyone had thought possible.
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Secrets of Corel Painter Experts Daryl Wise 2010 Step inside the studios of some of today’s top artists, illustrators, designers, and photographers working with digital art tools. "Secrets of Corel Painter Experts: Tips,Techniques, and Insights for Users of All Abilities" allows you one-on-one access to the creative and technical process of professional artists who use Painter in their work. Organized into chapters according to the artist’s area of expertise, each chapter details the professional background of an individual expert and includes techniques, insights, and resources followed by an image gallery highlighting some of their work, both personal and professional.Written as a conversation with the artist about an individual creative process, you’ll find detailed, step-by-step techniques demonstrated that cover genres including illustration, fine art photography, concept art, comic book illustration,manga illustration, concept design, and fine art.This incredible resource provides inspiration and practical advice for artists and aspiring artists alike.
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Automotive Atrocities Eric Peters 2004 Presents the author's picks for the most poorly designed, ill-conceived, and ugly automobiles, including the Yugo GV, the Ford Pinto, the AMC Pacer, the Chevy Chevette, and the Delorean DMC-12.
The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder's Guide, 2nd Edition Pawel Sariel Kmiec 2016-10-01 This thoroughly updated second edition of the best-selling Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder’s Guide is filled with tips for building strong yet elegant machines and mechanisms with the LEGO Technic system. World-renowned builder Pawe? "Sariel" Kmiec covers the foundations of LEGO Technic building, from the concepts that underlie simple machines, like gears and linkages, to advanced mechanics, like differentials and steering systems. This edition adds 13 new building instructions and 4 completely new chapters on wheels, the RC system, planetary gearing, and 3D printing. You’ll get a hands-on introduction to fundamental mechanical concepts like torque, friction, and traction, as well as basic engineering principles like weight distribution, efficiency, and power transmission—all with the help of Technic pieces. You’ll even learn how Sariel builds his amazing tanks, trucks, and cars to scale. Learn how to: –Build sturdy connections that can withstand serious stress –Re-create specialized LEGO pieces, like casings and u-joints, and build custom, complex Schmidt and Oldham couplings –Create your own differentials, suspensions, transmissions, and steering systems –Pick the right motor for the job and transform it to suit your needs –Combine studfull and studless building styles for a stunning look –Build remote-controlled vehicles, lighting systems, motorized compressors, and pneumatic engines This beautifully illustrated, full-color book will inspire you with ideas for building amazing machines like tanks with suspended treads, supercars, cranes, bulldozers, and much more. What better way to learn engineering principles than to experience them hands-on with LEGO Technic? New in this edition: 13 new building instructions, 13 updated chapters, and 4 brand-new chapters!

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