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Pulling G

Author : Erik Seedhouse
ISBN : 9781461430308
Genre : Science
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Performing in a high G environment is extremely demanding on the body: pulling G forces blood to the body’s extremities, putting the pilot, astronaut or driver at risk of G-Induced Lack of Consciousness (G-LOC). In “Pulling G” Erik Seedhouse describes what it feels like to pull 7 G in a fighter plane and the G pressures on the body when driving a Formula 1 car and many other gravity-defying vehicles. The book relates, for the first time, the effects of G in both hyper-gravity and microgravity. It describes the human response to increased and decreased G and the potentially dangerous effects of high G, with particular reference to dynamic injuries sustained in high acceleration environments. “Pulling G” provides an overview of G-related research and the development of intervention methods to mitigate the effects of increased and reduced G. As well as relating the training required to overcome G-forces on the Formula 1 track, Erik Seedhouse looks at the G forces encountered in such G environments as ejection from an aircraft, launch/re-entry, and zero-G. The book also considers how artificial gravity can be used to prevent bone demineralization and to reduce the effects of de-conditioning in astronauts. Erik Seedhouse is eminently qualified to describe the effects of large accelerations on the body. In addition to being the author of several previously published Springer Praxis books, he has developed astronaut-training protocols and is the training director for Astronauts for Hire (A4H). He is also the Canadian Forces’ High Risk Acceleration Training Officer.

Pulling Together

Author : John Joseph Murphy
ISBN : 9781608100729
Genre : Business & Economics
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Pulling Together is a fantastic guide for leaders from all walks of life. In it you will learn about the 10 Rules for High Performance Teamwork. They're simple, yet so important! It's not only about leading a team, but also being a part of one. The 10 rules are presented in a way that every person in your organization can understand. Use this book to clarify expectations and foster accountability, build more focus, unity, trust and credibility with your team, align people and systems, mobilize commitment and generate enthusiasm. Here's your chance to create more balance and harmony within your team.

Pulling Together

Author : Leyton Schnellert
ISBN : 9781551382371
Genre : Education
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Four dedicated educators pull in the current big ideas in teaching — formative assessment, backward design, inquiry learning, strategic teaching, metacognition — and put them together in a way that makes sense. Pulling Together shows how this collaborative process is reflected in all aspects of the literacy learning process, from unit planning to the inquiry process to linking assessment to responsive lesson design. The book explores working together with students to develop and explore essential ideas and practices, including: responsive teaching and assessment; reading as a personalized and meaningful experience; and critical literacy. Complete with diagrams, graphic organizers, classroom examples, assessment tools, and lists of core understandings, this timely guide presents a comprehensive answer to the big questions about teaching English language arts.

Pulling Gs Fighter Pilot Perspectives On Faith

Author : Hugh Vest
ISBN : 0985289627
Genre : Religion
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Strap inside a forty million-dollar F-16 jet fighter and come with me on an exhilarating ride and insider's look at the tactics, training, and technology behind twenty-first century aerial combat. Pulling Gs is a high octane, front-seat warrior's perspective on faith that will inspire you in spiritual combat with the same tools that make for a leading edge fighter pilot. Each chapter moves you from real cockpit insights to everyday life-faith applications and concludes with thought-provoking "debrief" questions tailored for personal reflection or group study. You'll debrief your life's mission like a fighter pilot, strain against the G-forces of this world, and study the tactics of "the" adversary. You'll learn to trust in your instruments of faith and know your "DASH-1" checklists for life. You'll see through the black world outside your cockpit wearing your Creator's night vision goggles. And you'll explore larger-than-life fighter aviation traditions learning the "call signs" for God and "hangar flying" lessons from pioneers in faith. "FIGHT'S ON!"

The Book Of Dignities

Author : Joseph Haydn
ISBN : UCAL:B3453818
Genre : Europe
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Motion

Author : Darlene R. Stille
ISBN : 9781404802506
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Offers an introduction to the principles of motion, describing inertia, gravity, and friction.

Pulling Strings

Author : Brenda Danet
ISBN : 0887067883
Genre : Social Science
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This is a book about the use of personal influence, protektzia, in Israel. All over the world, in both democratic and socialist societies, there exists some degree of recognition of the rights of citizens to complain about unjust treatment in organizational encounters. While the goals and actual functioning of complaint-handling devices may vary, bureaucratic role relations are ideally governed by the principles of universalism, specificity, and affective neutrality. In fact, patterns of actual behavior frequently differ dramatically from this model, giving rise to practices from bribery and embezzlement to nepotism, patronage, and what is referred to in the United States as pulling strings. In Israel, protektzia is widespread. This book is a major contribution to the systematic sociological study of this phenomenon. Drawing on the literature on the functioning of public administration around the world, Danet develops a theory about the conditions under which deviations from universalistic norms occur, distinguishing four patterns of organizational culture. The theory is then tested in a case study of bureaucratic encounters in Israel. "

Official Proceedings Of The Convention

Author : International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers
ISBN : UOM:39015079010248
Genre : Miners
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G Is For Goat

Author : Patricia Polacco
ISBN : 075696718X
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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This book celebrates goats and their antics using rhyming text and letters A to Z.

Enterprise Risk Management

Author : William G. Shenkir
ISBN : UVA:X030365820
Genre : Risk management
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... analyzes a methodology that companies of all sizes can adopt to identify, assess, and manage risk. Companies increasingly operate in a volatile business environment. Accordingly, managing risk must take an enterprise-wide perspective, focusing on strategic, operational, and financial risks in addition to the traditional attention to hazard risk. While enterprise risk management is not a mathematical exercise, the measurement of risk is important. The portfolio examines various assessment approaches, from qualitative to quantitative. The portfolio discusses how enterprise risk management can be integrated with other management initiatives such as strategic planning, merger and acquisition evaluations, the balanced scorecard, budgeting, internal auditing, crisis management, and corporate governance.

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