Summary of the History and Development of Medieval and Modern European Music (Cambridge Library Collection - Music) by Charles Hubert Hastings Parry English | 2009 | ISBN: 1108005152 | 128 Pages | PDF | 5 MB In 1893, the English composer and director of the Royal College of Music C. Hubert H. Parry published Summary of the Development of Medieval and Modern European Music, an overview of European music from the middle ages to the work of Schubert and Brahms.
Including Health in Global Frameworks for Development, Wealth, and Climate Change: Workshop Summary by Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine and Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice English | 2014 | ISBN: 0309294789 | 86 pages | PDF | 2,3 MB
AVRO Project 1794 A Flat Vertical Take-Off & Landing Aircraft Final Development Summary Report by Dr David Myhra English | Feb 17, 2015 | ASIN: B00TR9PP64 | 130 Pages | PDF (Converted) | 17 MB Many have long suspected the US Air Force has special interest flying saucer technology beginning in the mid 1950s. In September 2012 it would seem they that were not wrong alter all.
Industrial Methods for the Effective Testing and Development of Defense Systems
NASA Press | 2011 | ISBN: 0309222702 9780309222709 | 77 pages | PDF | 1 MB
This report identifies current engineering practices that have proved successful in industrial applications for system development and testing. This report explores how developmental and operational testing, modeling and simulation, and related techniques can improve the development and performance of defense systems, particularly techniques that have been shown to be effective in industrial applications and are likely to be useful in defense system development.
In addition to the broad issues, the report identifies three specific topics for its focus: finding failure modes earlier, technology
Modeling the Economics of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation: Summary of a Workshop by Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council and K. John Holmes
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0309162351 , 9780309162357 | 161 pages | PDF | 4,2 MB
Reliable estimates of the costs and potential impacts on the United States economy of various emissions reduction and other mitigation strategies are critical to the development of the federal climate change research and development portfolio.
Brain-Computer Interface Research: A State-of-the-Art Summary -2 (Biosystems & Biorobotics) by Christoph Guger, Brendan Allison and E.C. Leuthardt
English | 2014 | ISBN: 3642547060 | 111 pages | PDF | 15,7 MB
This book reports on the latest research and developments in the field of brain-computer interfaces (BCIs). It introduces ten outstanding and innovative BCI projects, nominated as finalists for the BCI award 2012 by a jury of established researchers and discusses how each of the nominated projects reflects general worldwide trends in BCI development.
Preparing for the High Frontier: The Role and Training of NASA Astronauts in the Post-Space Shuttle Era
NAS Press | 2011 | ISBN: 0309218691 9780309218696 | 104 pages | PDF | 3 MB
Three main questions about changes: what should be the role and size of Johnson Space Centers (JSC) Flight Crew Operations Directorate (FCOD); what will be the requirements of astronaut training facilities; and is the Astronaut Corps fleet of training aircraft a cost-effective means of preparing astronauts for NASAs spaceflight program? This report presents an assessment of several issues driven by these questions.
As the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) retires the Space Shuttle and shifts involvement in International Space Station (ISS) operations, changes
From Power Struggles to Sustainable Peace: Understanding Political Settlements
OECD | 18 Aug 2011 | ISBN: 9264116494 9789264116498 | 59 pages | PDF | 1 MB This publication provides an overview of key definitions, components and concepts of political settlements, based on existing literature. It also examines the potential impact of donor activities on political settlements and highlights possible implications for donor engagement and support.??? | ??? Until recently, the term "political settlement" has been used almost interchangeably with "peace agreement". But it has broader implications: political settlements span the continuum from negotiated peace agreements to long-term historical development -- in the latter sense approaching the concept of a
Mark A. Runco, Steven R. Pritzker, "Encyclopedia of Creativity, Two-Volume Set, Second Edition"
Ac ademic Pr ess | 2011 | ISBN: 0123750393 | 1384 pages | PDF | 10,8 MB The first edition of the successful Encyclopedia of Creativity served to establish the study of creativity is a field in itself. Now completely updated and revised in its second edition, coverage encompasses the definition of creativity, the development and expression of creativity across the lifespan, the environmental conditions that encourage or discourage creativity, creativity within specific disciplines like music, dance, film, art, literature, etc., the relationship of creativity and mental health, intelligence, and learning styles, and the process of being creative. This reference also
Committee for Advancing Software-Intensive Systems Producibility, National Research Council, "Critical Code: Software Producibility for Defense"
National Academies Press | 2010-10-27 | ISBN: 0309159482 | 160 pages | PDF | 1 MBCritical Code contemplates Department of Defense (DoD) needs and priorities for software research and suggests a research agenda and related actions. Building on two prior books--Summary of a Workshop on Software Intensive Systems and Uncertainty at Scale and Preliminary Observations on DoD Software Research Needs and Priorities--the present volume assesses the nature of the national investment in software research and, in particular, considers ways to revitalize the knowledge base needed to design, produce, and employ software-intensive