Damage

Author: Josephine Hart

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748125620

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

View: 6679

Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive.' Damage, Josephine Hart's debut novel, an international bestseller, filmed with Jeremy Irons and Juliette Binoche, now takes its proper place as a Virago Modern Classic. Here is one of the most chilling explorations of physical passion and dark, obsessive love ever written. 'A remarkable first novel of awesome accomplishment and quite startling psychological insight' Ruth Rendell

Skeletal Muscle Damage and Repair

Author: Peter M. Tiidus

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736058674

Category: Medical

Page: 337

View: 1182

Attempts to cover a wide range of both basic research and applied clinical topics related to skeletal muscle damage and repair mechanisms and their application. This book examines muscle damage and repair mechanisms and issues in specific populations including older adults and special populations.

Damage

Author: Eve Ainsworth

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 1407179462

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

View: 3698

How can you heal if you can't face your past? Confident, popular Gabi has a secret - a secret so terrible she can't tell her family, or her best friend. She can't even take pleasure in her beloved skateboarding any more. And then one day an impulse turns to something darker. Gabi has never felt so alone. But then she learns that not everyone has wounds you can see. A searing look at self-harm and acceptance from hugely talented author Eve Ainsworth. Warning: includes content that some readers may find upsetting.

Non-contractual Liability Arising Out of Damage Caused to Another

(PEL Liab. Dam.)

Author: Christian von Bar

Publisher: sellier. european law publ.

ISBN: 3935808631

Category: Law

Page: 1384

View: 9734

In European law, "non-contractual liability arising out of damage caused to another" is one of the three main non-contractual obligations dealt with in the Draft of a Common Frame of Reference. The law of non-contractual liability arising out of damage caused to another â?? in the common law known as tort law or the law of torts, but in most other jurisdictions referred to as the law of delict â?? is the area of law which determines whether one who has suffered a damage, can on that account demand reparation â?? in money or in kind â?? from another with whom there may be no other legal connection than the causation of damage itself. Besides determining the scope and extent of responsibility for dangers of one's own or another's creation, this field of law serves to protect fundamental rights in the private law domain, that is to say horizontally between citizens inter se. Based on pan-European comparative research which annotates the work, this book presents model rules on liability. Explanatory comments and illustrations amplify the policy decisions involved. During the drafting process, comparative material from over 25 different EU jurisdictions has been taken into account. The work therefore is not only a presentation of a future model for European rules to come, but also provides a fairly detailed indication of the present legal situation in the Member States.

Damage and Interfacial Debonding in Composites

Author: D.H. Allen

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080530222

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 272

View: 8733

Written by leading authorities in the field of damage and micromechanics of composites, this book deals mainly with the damage impaired in composites due to different types of loading. It examines the different types of damage in composites in the fiber, matrix, debonding and delamination. It also reviews the theoretical characterization of damage, its experimental determination as well as the numerical simulation of damage.

Reservoir Formation Damage

Author: Faruk Civan,Faruk Civan, PhD

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080471433

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1136

View: 5647

Reservoir Formation Damage, Second edition is a comprehensive treatise of the theory and modeling of common formation damage problems and is an important guide for research and development, laboratory testing for diagnosis and effective treatment, and tailor-fit- design of optimal strategies for mitigation of reservoir formation damage. The new edition includes field case histories and simulated scenarios demonstrating the consequences of formation damage in petroleum reservoirs Faruk Civan, Ph.D., is an Alumni Chair Professor in the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Dr. Civan has received numerous honors and awards, including five distinguished lectureship awards and the 2003 SPE Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty. *Petroleum engineers and managers get critical material on evaluation, prevention, and remediation of formation damage which can save or cost millions in profits from a mechanistic point of view. *State-of-the-Art knowledge and valuable insights into the nature of processes and operational practices causing formation damage *Provides new strategies designed to minimize the impact of and avoid formation damage in petroleum reservoirs with the newest drilling, monitoring, and detection techniques

Damage

Author: A. M. Jenkins

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780061964565

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 192

View: 6627

As the Pride of the Panthers, football star Austin Reid is a likable guy, good with the ladies. Lately though, he doesn't like his life -- or anything else -- so much. And the worst part is that he can't seem to figure out why.

Modeling the Effect of Damage in Composite Structures

Simplified Approaches

Author: Christos Kassapoglou

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119013216

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

View: 539

Comprehensively covers new and existing methods for the design and analysis of composites structures with damage present Provides efficient and accurate approaches for analysing structures with holes and impact damage Introduces a new methodology for fatigue analysis of composites Provides design guidelines, and step by step descriptions of how to apply the methods, along with evaluation of their accuracy and applicability Includes problems and exercises Accompanied by a website hosting lecture slides and solutions

Calculating Construction Damages

Author: William Schwartzkopf,John J. McNamara

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 9780735514805

Category: Law

Page: 455

View: 7668

Calculating construction damages can be complex and confusing. Written by recognized experts in the area of construction claims, Aspen Publishers' Calculating Construction Damages is a one-of-a-kind resource providing step-by-step guidelines for valuing a claim and calculating damages. Calculating Construction Damages keeps you completely up-to-date with the changes in the construction industry, and provides new and updated coverage on: Reductions in scope through deductive changes The meaning and explanation of acceleration The use of the actual cost method and the total cost method to calculate damages The effectiveness of expanding on productivity analysis. The definition of home office overhead costs and the use of the Eichleay formula. The most recent assessment of attorneys' fees on Miller Act claims Only Aspen Publishers' Calculating Construction Damages leads you through every step you need to take in order to reach an accurate assessment of construction damages. Complete coverage includes: General Principles of Damage Calculation Labor Costs Equipment and Small Tool Costs; Additional Equipment Costs Material Costs Bond and Insurance Costs Home Office Overhead Calculating Construction Damages is organized by type of damage rather than type of claim. Its clear, mathematical techniques will enable you to value any claim and accurately calculate damages.

Eukaryotic DNA Damage Surveillance and Repair

Author: Keith William Caldecott

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306479878

Category: Science

Page: 161

View: 7839

Eukaryotic DNA Damage Surveillance and Repair contains chapters from experts in the field of DNA damage detection, repair, and cell cycle control. The work reviews current understanding of how different types of DNA damage are detected and focuses on how these surveillance mechanisms are coupled to processes of DNA repair, cell cycle control, and apoptosis. The title will be of interest to undergraduate/postgraduate students and academics alike.

Atlas of Fibre Fracture and Damage to Textiles

Author: J. W. S. Hearle,Brenda Lomas,William D. Cooke,W. D. Cooke

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 1855733196

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 468

View: 474

Based on over 25 years of research at the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, this book contains more than 1,500 scanning electron micrographs and other pictures, offering a unique collection of documentary information. The explanatory text presents fiber and polymer scientists an explanation of fracture mechanisms and outlines way to maximize textile life span, enabling textile technologists and design engineers to manufacture improved textile products, and helping forensic scientists to identify cause of failure.

Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law

Problems of Definition and Valuation

Author: Michael Bowman,Alan E. Boyle

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780199255733

Category: Law

Page: 349

View: 9407

This study considers the problems of defining and valuing "environmental damage" from the perspective of international and comparative law. The need for a broad and systematic evaluation of this issue is illustrated by the number of topics presently on the international law-making agenda to which it is relevant, including the UN Compensation Commission's decisions on compensation for environmental losses suffered by Kuwait in the Gulf War, nuclear and oil pollution liability regimes, thedevelopment of an environmental liability protocol to the Antarctic Treaty and other agreements on bio-safety and genetically modified organisms. It is thus an important element in contemporary efforts to strengthen legal remedies for environmental harm which does not necessarily come within traditional categories of legally protected personal or property rights. The contributors include experts in national and international law, civil and common law, as well as in the laws of developed and developing states, an economist and a member of the UN Compensation Commission.

Technologies for Detection of DNA Damage and Mutations

Author: G.P. Pfeifer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306452376

Category: Medical

Page: 441

View: 6367

''Useful and timely.'' ---Mutagenesis ''Of considerable value.'' ---Journal of Medical Genetics ''Quite readable....a comprehensive overview....perfectly covers the needs of those researchers who have to decide on the best strategy to identify damage or mutations at the molecular level.'' ---Trends in Cell Biology ''The formats of the presentations are uniform and ample and up-to-date references are provided at the end of each chapter...will be welcomed by postgraduate researchers of all ages and should retain its usefulness for a long time.'' ---Endeavour, 21(4), 1997 This important resource thoroughly reviews a wide range of techniques used in mutagenesis research-ranging from established techniques to recently developed methodologies-based on the polymerase chain reaction. DNA damage analysis, DNA repair assays, and mutation detection are a few of the techniques featured. Chapters present detailed experimental protocols benefiting researchers and students in the fields of toxicology, biotechniques, molecular biology, photobiology, medical genetics, and oncology.

Liability for Damage to Public Natural Resources:Standing, Damage and Damage Assessment

Author: Edward Brans

Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.

ISBN: 9041117245

Category: Law

Page: 453

View: 3356

This book focuses on liability for damage to those natural resources that are of interest to the public and are protected by national, European or international law. It provides an overview of the law of the United States and of certain EU Member States on the recovery of damages for injury to natural resources. The international civil liability conventions that cover environmental harm and the recently published European Commission's White Paper on environmental liability are also discussed. The on-going development in various international forums of treaties or protocols dealing with liability for environmental damage are analyzed, as are the principles developed by the UNEP Working Group established in response to the 1990 Gulf War to advise the UNCC on claims for damage to natural resources. The book addresses assessment and valuation issues, the issue of standing in cases of injury to (un)owned natural resources, and the determination of ways to repair, restore and compensate for natural resource injuries and the associated loss of ecological and human services. It also explains why such a difference exists between the US and most European jurisdictions and inter-national liability conventions as to the recovery of damages for injury to natural resources.

Modeling of Material Damage and Failure of Structures

Theory and Applications

Author: Jacek J. Skrzypek,Artur Ganczarski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540637257

Category: Computers

Page: 326

View: 5784

The area of material damage models has undergone a rapid development in the past few years. This is an extensive and comprehensive survey of one- and three-dimensional damage models for elastic and inelastic solids. The state-of-the-art is reported by about 200 references. The book not only provides a rich current source of knowledge, but also describes examples of practical applications, numerical procedures, and computer codes. The style of presentation is systematic, clear, and concise and is supported by illustrative diagrams.