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A Kind Of Spark

Author : Elle McNicoll
ISBN : 9780593374276
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Perfect for readers of Song for a Whale and Counting by 7s, a neurodivergent girl campaigns for a memorial when she learns that her small Scottish town used to burn witches simply because they were different. Ever since Ms. Murphy told us about the witch trials that happened centuries ago right here in Juniper, I can’t stop thinking about them. Those people weren’t magic. They were like me. Different like me. I’m autistic. I see things that others do not. I hear sounds that they can ignore. And sometimes I feel things all at once. I think about the witches, with no one to speak for them. Not everyone in our small town understands. But if I keep trying, maybe someone will. I won’t let the witches be forgotten. Because there is more to their story. Just like there is more to mine. Award-winning and neurodivergent author Elle McNicoll delivers an insightful and stirring debut about the European witch trials and a girl who refuses to relent in the fight for what she knows is right.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Building High Integrity Applications With Spark

Author : John W. McCormick
ISBN : 9781107040731
Genre : Computers
File Size : 78.12 MB
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This is the first introduction to the SPARK 2014 language and the tools to verify programs for safety- and security-critical applications.
Category: Computers

Gas Discharge And Gas Insulation

Author : Dengming Xiao
ISBN : 9783662480410
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book presents a comprehensive overview of research on environmentally friendly insulating gases, in response to the urgent calls for developing alternatives to SF6 due to the increasing awareness of the threat it poses as a greenhouse gas. It covers gas dielectrics, SF6 and its mixtures, and potential alternative gases, providing fundamental information on gas discharge and gas insulation and especially focusing on the development of new environmentally friendly insulating gases over the last decade. The book begins by describing the insulating and arcing characteristics of SF6, followed by an introduction to the gas dielectrics performance of SF6 gas mixtures with buffer gases. The latest findings on new environmentally friendly insulating gases are described in detail, and suggestions for practical application are also provided. Graduate students and teachers involved in high-voltage and insulation engineering can use the book as teaching material. Researchers working in plasma science, laser action and related applied physics fields can also benefit from the book’s analytical approach and detailed data; engineers from the fields of electric power operation systems and electrical manufacturing will find it a valuable reference work for solving practical problems.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Northeastern Reporter

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ISBN : UCAL:B3500960
Genre : Law reports, digests, etc
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Includes the decisions of the Supreme Courts of Massachusetts, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, and Court of Appeals of New York; May/July 1891-Mar./Apr. 1936, Appellate Court of Indiana; Dec. 1926/Feb. 1927-Mar./Apr. 1936, Courts of Appeals of Ohio.
Category: Law reports, digests, etc

Comedy And The Woman Writer

Author : Judy Little
ISBN : 0803228597
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Recent critics have affirmed the difficulty?perhaps the impossibility?of defining modern comedy; at the same time, some feminist scholars are seeking to understand the special comedy often present in literature written by women. Comedy and the Woman Writer responds to both these concerns of recent criticism: feminist literary theory and theories of comedy. Judy Little develops a critical apparatus for identifying feminist comedy in recent fiction, especially the radical political and psychological implications of this comedy, and then applies and tests her theory by examining the novels of Virginia Woolf and Muriel Spark. Despite recent scholarly attention to Woolf, the profound comedy of her work has been largely overlooked, and the comic fiction of Spark has seldom had the responsible and attentive criticism that it deserves. The introductory chapter draws upon anthropology and sociology, as well as literary criticism and the fiction of feminist writers such as Woolf, Doris Lessing, and Monique Wittig, to define a modern feminist comedy. Four central chapters then explore the implications of this comedy in the novels of Woolf and Spark. Little distinguishes between, on the one hand, several varieties of traditional comedy and satire and, on the other, the festive or ?liminal? comedy to which feminist comedy belongs. Both Woolf and Spark mock centuries-old mythic patterns and behaviors deriving from basic social norms, as well as the values emerging from these norms. It is one thing, the author points out, to find ?manners? amusing, to scourge vices, or to mock the follies of lovers; it is a much more drastic act of the imagination to mock the very norms against which comedy has traditionally judged vices, follies, and eccentricities. While the comedy of Woolf and Spark has some precedent in festive or liminal celebrations, during which even basic values and behavior are abandoned, feminist comedy displays its radical nature by implying that there is no resolution to the inverted overturned world, the world in revolutionary transition. The final chapter considers briefly, in the light of the critical model of feminist comedy, the work of several other twentieth-century writers, including Jean Rhys, Penelope Moritmer, and Margaret Drabble. The presence of radical comedy in the fiction of these and other writers suggests the need for continuing attention to the theory of feminist comedy proposed in this study.
Category: Literary Criticism

Quasi Dimensional Simulation Of Spark Ignition Engines

Author : Alejandro Medina
ISBN : 9781447152897
Genre : Science
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Based on the simulations developed in research groups over the past years, Introduction to Quasi-dimensional Simulation of Spark Ignition Engines provides a compilation of the main ingredients necessary to build up a quasi-dimensional computer simulation scheme. Quasi-dimensional computer simulation of spark ignition engines is a powerful but affordable tool which obtains realistic estimations of a wide variety of variables for a simulated engine keeping insight the basic physical and chemical processes involved in the real evolution of an automotive engine. With low computational costs, it can optimize the design and operation of spark ignition engines as well as it allows to analyze cycle-to-cycle fluctuations. Including details about the structure of a complete simulation scheme, information about what kind of information can be obtained, and comparisons of the simulation results with experiments, Introduction to Quasi-dimensional Simulation of Spark Ignition Engines offers a thorough guide of this technique. Advanced undergraduates and postgraduates as well as researchers in government and industry in all areas related to applied physics and mechanical and automotive engineering can apply these tools to simulate cyclic variability, potentially leading to new design and control alternatives for lowering emissions and expanding the actual operation limits of spark ignition engines
Category: Science


Author : American Academy of Religion. Meeting
ISBN : UOM:39015081696984
Genre : Bible
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Category: Bible

Analysis Of Spark Ignition Engine Knock As Seen In Photographs Taken At 200 000 Frames A Second

Author : Cearcy D. Miller
ISBN : UOM:39015095014570
Genre : Combustion
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A motion-picture of the development of knock in a spark-ignition engine is presented, which consists of 20 photographs taken at intervals of 5 microseconds, or at a rate of 200,000 photographs a second, with an equivalent wide-open exposure time of 6.4 microseconds for each photograph. A motion picture of a complete combustion process, including the development of knock, taken at the rate of 40,000 photographs a second is also presented to assist the reader in orienting the photographs of the knock development taken at 200,000 frames per second are analyzed and the conclusion is made that the type of knock in the spark-ignition engine involving violent gas vibration originates as a self-propagating disturbance starting at a point in the burning or autoigniting gases and spreading out from that point through the incompletely burned gases at a rate as high as 6800 feet per second, or about twice the speed of sound in the burned gases. Apparent formation of free carbon particles in both the burning and the burned gas is observed within 10 microseconds after passage of the knock disturbance through the gases.
Category: Combustion

Plasma Physics Reports

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ISBN : UOM:39015035727851
Genre : Plasma (Ionized gases)
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Category: Plasma (Ionized gases)


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105020584962
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature

Scientific Papers

Author : Tokyo. Institute of Physical and Chemical Research
ISBN : STANFORD:36105000937214
Genre : Chemistry, Technical
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Category: Chemistry, Technical

Christianity And Politics

Author : James V. Schall
ISBN : UOM:39015002369166
Genre : Christianity and politics
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Category: Christianity and politics

The Irving Stone Reader

Author : Irving Stone
ISBN : STANFORD:36105044944200
Genre : Biographical fiction
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Category: Biographical fiction


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ISBN : UOM:39015009438519
Genre : Music
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Category: Music

Commercial Car Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015022419280
Genre : Automobiles
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Beginning with 1937, the April issue of each vol. is the Fleet reference annual.
Category: Automobiles

Times To Remember

Author : Edward Leonard Ginzton
ISBN : STANFORD:36105070772582
Genre : California
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Category: California