American Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking

Containing a History of These Arts in Europe and America, with Definitions of Technical Terms and Illustrated

Author: Wesley Washington Pasko

Publisher: Burt Franklin


Category: Book industries and trade

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Goddess Shift

Women Leading for a Change

Author: Stephanie Marohn

Publisher: Elite Books


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 415

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Women's style of collaborative and visionary leadership is now changing the way society functions. Celebrating the shift, this anthology includes chapters by such notable women leaders as Oprah Winfrey, Suze Orman, First Lady Michelle Obama, Venus and Serena Williams, Angelina Jolie, and Sue Monk Kidd.

Architectural Acoustics

Principles and Practice

Author: William J. Cavanaugh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Architecture

Page: 329

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The leading guide to acoustics for architects, engineers, and interior designers A widely recognized, comprehensive reference to acoustic principles for all concerned with the built environment, Architectural Acoustics, Second Edition provides design professionals with up-to-date information on basic concepts, acoustical materials, and technologies for controlling wanted or unwanted sound within and around buildings. Written by a team of internationally recognized experts and experienced consultants, this Second Edition covers fundamental acoustic principles, design criteria, acoustical materials, control strategies, and methods for a wide variety of building types, including educational, healthcare, recreational, residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation facilities. Particular attention is given to places for listening and performance such as theaters, churches, concert and recital halls, outdoor arenas, classrooms, multiuse auditoria, libraries, music practice and rehearsal rooms, recording and broadcast studios, sports venues, home theaters, and other spaces that people meet to communicate and enjoy performance. Updated throughout, this edition features: New information on acoustical standards and guidelines for sustainable building design Additional, richly detailed case studies demonstrating real-world applications, including the acclaimed Walt Disney Concert Hall and many other building types Nearly two hundred photos and illustrations that further elucidate specific principles, applications, and techniques New developments in sound reinforcement and audio visual systems and their integration in room design Progress in research and future directions in acoustical modeling With fundamental conceptual understanding of basic acoustical principles provided by Architectural Acoustics, Second Edition, building designers can confidently create aesthetically and aurally pleasing spaces, while avoiding problems that could be very costly, if not impossible, to solve later.

International Literary Market Place

Author: Information Today Inc

Publisher: Information Today Incorporated


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1800

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Literary Market Place

The Directory of the American Book Publishing Industry with Industry Yellow Pages

Author: Information Today Inc

Publisher: Information Today


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines


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