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By Patrick O'Flanagan

Charting the evolution of the port towns of Atlantic Spain and Portugal over 4 centuries, this e-book examines the customarily dynamic interplay among the big privileged ports of Lisbon, Seville and Cadiz (the Metropoles) and the smaller ports of, between others, Oporto, Corunna and Santander (the moment Tier). The publication relatively specializes in the results of state-sponsored advertisement guidelines for the most ports of Atlantic Iberia through the monopoly interval extending from 1503 to c.1778, and in brief considers the results of the suppression of monopoly for those centres over the rest of the 19th century. Patrick O'Flanagan employs a wealth of resource fabric to supply a multi-faceted survey of the expansion of those port towns, relocating deftly from neighborhood issues to neighborhood advancements and worldwide relationships. past Spain and Portugal, the publication additionally considers the $64000 position performed by means of the Atlantic archipelagoes of the Canaries, the Azores and Madeira. This bold research is a necessary addition to the library of these learning Atlantic Iberia, ancient geography, and transatlantic monetary relationships of this era.

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Download E-books Boeing 757/767/777 (Modern Civil Aircraft : No 6) PDF

By Philip Birtles

Boeing 757 and 767 ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ,ТЕХНИКА Название: Boeing 757 and 767Автор: Thomas BecherИздательство: Crowood PressISBN: 1861261977Год: 1999Страниц: 192Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 82.57МБЯзык: английскийBoeing's dynamic duo, the 757 and 767, are one of the most well liked airliners within the skies this day. Thomas Becher describes the heritage, layout, improvement and repair of those innovative plane. With unique requisites and two hundred pictures and illustrations - many in colour - this can be a e-book that are supposed to attract any aviation enthusiast.Скачать: DepositfilesRapidshare zero

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Download E-books The Road to Renewal: Private Investment in the U.S. Transportation Infrastructure PDF

Regardless of list degrees of presidency spending, America's transportation approach is laid low with traffic jam, decaying infrastructure, and politicization of transportation funding-leading to calamities similar to the 2007 cave in an interstate road bridge over the Mississippi River and political fiascos like Alaska's notorious "Bridge to Nowhere." In The street to Renewal, R. Richard Geddes surveys the present country of U.S. flooring transportation and reveals that, just like the roads themselves, transportation coverage is in determined want of fix. A shift towards elevated use of public-private partnerships (PPPs)-contractual agreements that let inner most participation within the layout, building, operation, and supply of transportation facilities-could considerably increase the standard of U.S. roadways.

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Download E-books Steamboats Come True: American Inventors in Action PDF

By James Thomas Flexner

James Thomas Flexner has been a certified author so much of his grownup lifestyles. After numerous 12 months spent on the urban table on the big apple bring in Tribune after graduating from Harvard collage , Flexner went directly to develop into considered one of America's superior historians. He has written with nice contrast in a different kind available to and loved by means of the coed and normal reader, twenty-six books within the fields of yankee background and artwork. even though he's mostly identified for his historic books, particularly his 4 -volume biography of George Washington, Flexner has written in lots of kinds and for plenty of shops. He has written for print and tv; he has been a lecturer, columnist, reviewer, or even a fiction writer.

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Download E-books Forecasting transportation impacts upon land use PDF

By Paul F. Wendt (auth.), P. F. Wendt (eds.)

The concept for this ebook had its origins in a chain of operating papers ready for the Georgia Transportation making plans Land Use version undertaking. The e-book isn't really an legitimate file on that venture and doesn't inevitably replicate the perspectives of the Georgia division of Transportation. Mrs. Catherine Bennett, structures fashion designer, assisted within the targeted run of the Georgia kingdom Econometric version in bankruptcy 2. Mr. Richard Burns and pass over Louise Shedd, learn assistant!i, aided in info meeting and research for Chapters three and five. The authors desire to exhibit their specific because of Mrs. Dallas Gonzales, who supplied editorial information, and to Mrs. Deborah Conklin, who typed the ultimate manuscript. desk of contents PREFACE v checklist OF TABLES x record OF FIGURES xii 1. advent AND evaluation PAUL F. WENDT city development theories 1 Land use versions four The Georgia transportation making plans land use version 6 Employment and inhabitants submodel 7 Description of the Delphi approach eight Housing and inhabitants submodel nine Relationships among land use forecasting 10 precis 12 2. nationwide AND nearby ECONOMETRIC versions sixteen JOHN B. LEGLER AND TERRY D. ROBERTSON Macro-econometric versions sixteen difficulties in developing neighborhood econometric versions 19 The Georgia version 20 trying out the Georgia version 22 Forecasts and purposes of the Georgia version 25 An instance of effect research utilizing the Georgia nation version 28 precis 30 three. progress and alter within the GEORGIA nearby ECONOMIES 32 CHARLES F.

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Download E-books Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800 (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology) PDF

By Larrie D. Ferreiro

"Naval structure used to be born within the mountains of Peru, within the brain of a French astronomer named Pierre Bouguer who by no means equipped a boat in his life." So writes Larrie Ferreiro initially of this pioneering paintings at the technological know-how of naval structure. Bouguer's enormous ebook Traité du navire (Treatise of the send) based a self-discipline that outlined no longer the principles for development a boat however the theories and instruments to foretell a ship's features and function ahead of it used to be equipped. In Ships and Science, Ferreiro argues that the delivery of naval structure shaped a vital part of the clinical Revolution. utilizing Bouguer's paintings as a cornerstone, Ferreiro strains the interesting and infrequently unforeseen improvement of this new self-discipline and describes its useful program to send layout within the 17th and eighteenth centuries. Drawing on formerly untapped primary-source and archival details, he areas the advance of naval structure within the contexts of technological know-how, military, and society, around the significant shipbuilding countries of england, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, and Italy.

Ferreiro describes the formula of the 3 significant parts of send concept (the technological know-how of explaining the actual habit of a ship): maneuvering and sail concept, send resistance and hydrodynamics, and balance idea. He considers the era's influential books on naval structure and describes the professionalization of send constructors that's the precise legacy of this era. ultimately, taking a look from the viewpoints of either the and the naval administrator, he explains why the advance of send thought used to be inspired, financed, and utilized in naval shipbuilding. A beneficiant collection of hardly visible archival pictures accompanies the text.

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The overarching examine subject addressed during this publication is the advanced and multifaceted interplay among infrastructural accessibility/connectivity of city-regions at the one hand and information iteration in those city-regions nevertheless. To this finish, the publication brings jointly chapters analysing how infrastructural accessibility is said to altering styles of industrial position of knowledge-intensive industries in city-regions. The chapters during this e-book in particular stay on contemporary manifestations of and advancements within the accessibility/knowledge-nexus, with a specific metageographical specialize in how this materializes in significant city-regions. within the diversified chapters, this transferring relation is broached from varied views (seaports, airports, brainports), at varied scales (ranging from global-scale analyses to case studies), and by way of adopting various methodologies (straddling the big variety of methodological methods at present followed in human geography research). Researchers contributing to this edited quantity come from assorted scholarly backgrounds (sociology, human geography, neighborhood planning), which permits for a different treatise of this study subject.

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Download E-books Practical Marine Electrical Knowledge PDF

By Dennis T. Hall

Useful Marine electric wisdom third, 2014 version meant for marine and electric engineers, functional Marine electric wisdom offers up to date info on ships' electric structures to help the data necessities of STCW on the administration and operational degrees, and should increase familiarity with electric platforms on board ships. masking the basics, working rules and secure operating practices of structures and automation chanced on on board ships, the booklet examines home equipment, their circuits and explains universal troubleshooting practices for faults. as well as the examine of electric propulsion structures, together with excessive voltage practices, quite a lot of ancillary electric preparations are defined, and distinctive details on battery aid, care and upkeep is equipped. totally illustrated and obviously written, useful Marine electric wisdom presents a radical studying reduction for administration and operational point marine engineers, electric engineers and electricians with restricted event of recent electric functions, and scholars presently learning marine and electric engineering. Contents: bankruptcy One - Ships' electric structures, protection and upkeep bankruptcy - electric Distribution bankruptcy 3 - turbines and major Circuit Breakers bankruptcy 4 - automobiles and Starters bankruptcy 5 - Ancillary electric companies bankruptcy Six - specified electric perform for Oil, gasoline and Chemical Tankers bankruptcy Seven - electric Survey standards bankruptcy 8 - electrical Propulsion and excessive Voltage perform

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