Rigidity in Higher Rank Abelian Group Actions: Volume 1, Introduction and Cocycle Problem
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Rigidity in Higher Rank Abelian Group Actions

This self-contained monograph presents rigidity theory for a large class of dynamical systems, differentiable higher rank hyperbolic and partially hyperbolic actions. An ideal reference for applied mathematicians and scientists working in dynamical systems. It is also a useful introduction for graduate students entering the field.

Town Planning Practice: Context, Procedures and Statistics for Hong Kong
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Town Planning Practice: Context, Procedures and Statistics for Hong Kong

This book is the first systematic attempt to introduce the current practice and statistics of town planning in Hong Kong. Part I gives an analytical account of the practical and ideological context, discusses design principles and describes procedures of town planning with particular reference to change in use. The emphasis is on skills of plan interpretation and an appreciation of the intellectual disposition of planners and various...

Cable-Stayed Bridges: 40 Years of Experience Worldwide
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Cable-Stayed Bridges: 40 Years of Experience Worldwide

At about 450 pages and abundantly illustrated with graphics and color photos, this is an authoritative book on design and construction of cable-stayed bridges, written by arguably one of the world's leading bridge engineers. I could try to summarize the topics of the chapters, but suffice it to say that scope of the book is fairly comprehensive. And much of the information in the book reflects the author's experience over a career of...

Rubik's Cube Creator: Erno Rubik (Toy Trailblazers Set 2)
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Rubik's Cube Creator: Erno Rubik (Toy Trailblazers Set 2)

In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of Rubik's Cube, Erno Rubik. Follow the story of Professor Rubik as he invents the Magic Cube and moves past its disappointing flop in Hungary to winning Toy of the Year and international success as Rubik's Cube. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline ...

Nelles Guide Reiseführer Thailand
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Nelles Guide Reiseführer Thailand

Reiseziele: Thailand ist nicht nur Bangkok, Pattaya, Phuket und Chiang Mai. Der Nelles Guide Thailand führt Sie auch zu Plätzen, die noch nicht in Reiseprospekten stehen, und in Regionen, wo das traditionelle Thailand noch unberührt geblieben ist. Von den Bergvölkern im Norden bis zu den Traumstränden im Süden zeigt er Ihnen die schillernde Vielfalt des Landes. Geschichte: Der Buddhismus prägt bis heute das Antlitz Thailands, und noc...

Network Defense and Countermeasures: Principles and Practices
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Network Defense and Countermeasures: Principles and Practices

Learn how to • Understand essential network security concepts, challenges, and careers n Learn how modern attacks work • Discover how firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS), and virtual private networks (VPNs) combine to protect modern networks n Select the right security technologies for any network environment n Use encryption to protect information • Harden Windows and Linux systems and keep them patched n Securely configure...

Drones : Piloter, photographier, filmer
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Drones : Piloter, photographier, filmer

Un guide richement illustré pour photographier et filmer avec un drone, tout en respectant les consignes de sécurité du pilotage aérien. Ecrit par un photographe spécialiste des prises de vue aériennes. La prise de vue au drone ouvre des perspectives vertigineuses, jusque alors inexplorées par la plupart des photographes et vidéastes. Quel que soit votre modèle de drone, obtenez les plus belles prises de vue photographiques ou vidéos...

Cool Men and the Second Sex (Gender and Culture Series)
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Cool Men and the Second Sex

Academic superstars Andrew Ross, Edward Said, and Henry Louis Gates Jr. Bad boy filmmakers Quentin Tarantino, Spike Lee, and Brian de Palma. What do these influential contemporary figures have in common? In Cool Men and the Second Sex, Susan Fraiman identifies them all with "cool masculinity" and boldly unpacks the gender politics of their work. According to Fraiman, "cool men" rebel against a mainstream defined as maternal. Bad boys...