Electricity from Wave and Tide: An Introduction to Marine Energy

By Paul A. Lynn

A concise but technically authoritative evaluation of contemporary marine strength units with the aim of sustainable electrical energy generation

With a hundred sixty five full-colour illustrations and pictures of units at a sophisticated degree, the ebook offers inspiring case stories of today’s so much promising marine strength units and advancements, together with full-scale grid-connected prototypes validated in sea stipulations. It additionally covers the ecu Marine power Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, the place some of the units are assessed.

Topics discussed:

  • global assets – drawing strength from the World’s waves and tides
  • history of wave and tidal circulate systems
  • theoretical history to trendy developments
  • conversion of marine power into grid electricity
  • modern wave power converters and tidal movement power converters

This booklet is aimed toward a large readership together with execs, coverage makers and staff within the strength region desiring an creation to marine power. Its descriptive kind and technical point also will entice scholars of renewable strength, and the transforming into variety of those who desire to know how marine units can give a contribution to carbon-free electrical energy new release within the 21st century.

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Nuclear 2.0: Why a Green Future Needs Nuclear Power

By utilising the most recent in international strength records, writer Mark Lynas indicates that with wind and sunlight nonetheless at simply approximately one percentage of worldwide fundamental strength, trying to renewable strength as an answer to convey the entire world’s strength is a dangerously delusional suggestion. additionally, with out threat lowering the world’s power usage—when the constructing global is speedy extricating itself from poverty and including the an identical of a brand new Brazil to the worldwide electrical energy intake each one year—additional ideas are wanted. This ebook then information how the antinuclear move of the Seventies and Nineteen Eighties succeeded purely in making the area extra depending on fossil fuels. rather than making an analogous mistake back, this publication exhibits how all those that are looking to see a low-carbon destiny have to sign up for forces via backing an formidable idea for a mixed funding in wind, sun, and nuclear power.

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Windpower Workshop: Building Your Own Wind Turbine

By Hugh Piggott

As the monetary and environmental bills of fossil fuels proceed to upward thrust, the traditional paintings of windpower is creating a regular comeback, and plenty of nations are selling wind strength new release as a part of a force towards a sustainable destiny. but many environmental fanatics favor a extra selfmade technique. Windpower Workshop presents the entire crucial info for individuals eager to construct and preserve a windpower approach for his or her personal power needs.

Hugh Piggott runs his personal capable windpower enterprise in Scotland.

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Superconductivity: A Very Short Introduction

Superconductivity--the circulate of electrical present with no resistance in definite fabrics as temperatures close to absolute zero--is one of many maximum discoveries of twentieth century physics, however it can appear impenetrable to those that lack a superior medical history. Outlining the interesting heritage of ways superconductivity was once chanced on, and the race to appreciate its many mysterious and counter-intuitive phenomena, Stephen Blundell explains in available phrases the theories which were constructed to give an explanation for it, and the way they've got inspired different parts of technological know-how, together with the Higgs boson of particle physics and ideas concerning the early Universe. This Very brief advent examines the various unusual phenomena saw in superconducting fabrics, the most recent advancements in high-temperature superconductivity, the opportunity of superconductivity to revolutionize the physics and know-how of the longer term, and lots more and plenty extra. it's a interesting detective tale, supplying worthy insights into the various inner most and most pretty principles in physics today.

About the sequence: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and elegance, Very brief Introductions provide an advent to a few of life's best themes. Written by means of specialists for the newcomer, they display the best modern considering the vital difficulties and matters in 1000's of key subject matters, from philosophy to Freud, quantum thought to Islam.

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Perl One-Liners: 130 Programs That Get Things Done

By Peteris Krumins

Part of the joys of programming in Perl lies in tackling tedious initiatives with brief, effective, and reusable code. usually, the fitting device is the one-liner, a small yet strong software that matches in a single line of code and does something fairly well.

In Perl One-Liners, writer and impatient hacker Peteris Krumins takes you thru greater than a hundred compelling one-liners that do every kind of convenient issues, comparable to manage line spacing, tally column values in a desk, and get a listing of clients on a approach. This cookbook of beneficial, customizable, and enjoyable scripts will also support hone your Perl coding abilities, as Krumins dissects the code to provide you a deeper realizing of the language.

You'll locate one-liners that:

  • Encode, decode, and convert strings
  • Generate random passwords
  • Calculate sums, factorials, and the mathematical constants π and e
  • Add or eliminate spaces
  • Number traces in a file
  • Print traces that fit a particular pattern
  • Check to determine if a bunch is fundamental with a typical expression
  • Convert IP handle to decimal form
  • Replace one string with another

And many extra! keep time and sharpen you coding talents as you learn how to overcome these pesky initiatives in a number of accurately positioned keystrokes with Perl One-Liners.

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Office 365: Migrating and Managing Your Business in the Cloud

By Matthew Katzer, Don Crawford

Written for the IT expert and enterprise proprietor, this publication presents the company and technical perception essential to migrate what you are promoting to the cloud utilizing Microsoft place of work 365. it is a functional examine cloud migration and using various applied sciences to help that migration. various examples of cloud migration with technical migration information are incorporated.

Cloud know-how is a big chance for a company to lessen IT expenditures, and to enhance productiveness with elevated entry, less complicated management and stronger providers. these companies that embody the benefits of the cloud will obtain large rewards in productiveness and decrease overall rate of possession over these companies that decide to forget about it.

The problem for these charged with enforcing Microsoft workplace 365 is to leverage those benefits with the minimum disruption in their association. This publication offers functional assist in relocating your enterprise to the Cloud and covers the making plans, migration and the keep on with on administration of the workplace 365 Cloud providers.

What you’ll learn

  • Overview of Microsoft place of work 365's operation and utilization for any dimension enterprise
  • Methods of making plans and migration
  • Office 365 administration most sensible practices
  • Using place of work 365 SharePoint to enhance enterprise approaches
  • Troubleshooting place of work 365 installations
  • Using Compliance, eDiscovery and knowledge Loss Prevention instruments
  • Office 365-site administration top practices for IT directors and enterprise owners

Who this booklet is for

Small-enterprise IT pros and company proprietors who've the admin duties for his or her business-IT wishes. those humans desire sophisticated reference info on simple set-up and configuration for his or her place of work 365 installations, in addition to best-practice-driven guide on dealing with and troubleshooting their systems.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: what's workplace 365 (Author Matt Katzer)

Chapter 2: utilizing place of work 365 (Author Matt Katzer)

Chapter three: making plans and Deployment (Author: Don Crawford)

Chapter four: Setup and Migration (Author Matt Katzer)

Chapter five: SharePoint management (Author Don Crawford)

Chapter 6: construction Your web site (Author Matt Katzer)

Chapter 7: home windows Intune management (Author Matt Katzer)

Chapter eight: workplace 365 management consultant firm (Author Matt Katzer)

Chapter nine: place of work 365 Compliance and information Loss Prevention (Author Matt Katzer)

Chapter 10:Exchange on-line defense management (Author Matt Katzer)

Chapter eleven: DirSync, ADFS, unmarried Sign-On and trade Federation (Author Matt Katzer)

Appendix A: thesaurus of Terms

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24/7 Innovation: A Blueprint for Surviving and Thriving in an Age of Change

By Stephen M. Shapiro

This article exhibits how, long ago, company procedures were considered whatever static, as a chain of directions laid down in manuals to be repeated the exact same manner whenever. to ensure that the process-orientated association of the twenty first century to achieve success during this sector of switch, businesses have to circulate into motion. This e-book exhibits that more suitable strategies should include a integrated skill to thrive on switch. the main to very good methods lies within the the power to inject continous innovation into the method layout. it really is not adequate to inject innovation in simple terms on the layout level, which leaves the execution as mechanical. this article offers views and ways for assisting businesses compete in cutting-edge altering setting and pulls jointly the serious thoughts of technique development, e-commerce, and innovation right into a unmarried framework.

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CHIP (June 2012)

Das Computermagazin Chip (eigene Schreibweise: CHIP) wird in 15 Ländern Europas und Asiens herausgegeben und gehört in Deutschland zu den ältesten PC-Zeitschriften.
Im September 1978 erschien die erste Ausgabe. Neben allgemeinen Nachrichten rund um laptop- und Technikthemen teilt sich das Magazin in verschiedene Ressorts auf: development, try out und Technik.
CHIP bedient mit seinen Artikeln ein breites Spektrum an Zielgruppen: Neben Einsteigern und Fortgeschrittenen können nach Verlagsmeinung auch Profis und IT-Entscheider auf ihre Kosten kommen.

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The Winter of Our Disconnect: How Three Totally Wired Teenagers (and a Mother Who Slept with Her iPhone)Pulled the Plug on Their Technology and Lived to Tell the Tale

By Susan Maushart

The clever and hilarious tale of a kinfolk who came upon that having fewer instruments to speak with led them to really speak extra.

while Susan Maushart first introduced her goal to drag the plug on her family's whole armory of digital weaponry for 6 months-from the itsy-bitsiest iPod Shuffle to her son's heavily souped-up gaming PC-her 3 young children did not blink an eye fixed. Says Maushart: "Looking again, i will comprehend why. they did not listen me."

For any mother or father who is ever IM-ed their baby to the dinner desk, this account of 1 family's self-imposed exile from the data Age will depart you LOLing with popularity. however it also will make you're thinking that.

The iciness of Our Disconnect demanding situations readers to ascertain the toll that know-how is taking up their very own kinfolk connections, and to create a media ecology that as a substitute encourages kids-and parents-to thrive. certainly, as a self-confessed unmarried mother who "slept along with her iPhone," Maushart knew her family's exile from Cyburbia wasn't going to be any more straightforward for her than for her 3 kids, a while fourteen, fifteen, and eighteen. but all of them quickly stumbled on that the rewards of turning into "unplugged" have been extra wealthy and sundry than any cyber fact may well ever be.

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