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Download Turning Over a New Leaf: Change and Development in the by Erik Kwakkel, Rosamond McKitterick, Rodney Thomson PDF

By Erik Kwakkel, Rosamond McKitterick, Rodney Thomson

Books prior to print - manuscripts - have been converted continually through the medieval interval. targeting the 9th and 12th centuries, this quantity explores such fabric adjustments in addition to the various situations below which handwritten books have been produced, used and picked up. a major subject is the connection among the actual booklet and its clients. do we examine studying practices via an exam of the structure of a textual content? To what volume do we use the contents of libraries to appreciate the tradition of the ebook? the amount explores such concerns through targeting a vast palette of texts and during a close research of manuscripts from all corners of Europe. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Download Gunsmithing : pistols & revolvers by Patrick Sweeney PDF

By Patrick Sweeney

EVERYTHING you must learn about fix, upkeep AND CUSTOMIZATION!
engaged on your personal weapons might be either enjoyable and low-budget, and during this all-new fourth version of Gunsmithing Pistols & Revolvers, qualified grasp gunsmith and best-selling gun author Patrick Sweeney exhibits you ways to prevent expensive maintenance and enhance your handgun's functionality. 1000s of pictures supply step by step directions on the right way to practice simple upkeep and maintenance on numerous renowned pistols and revolvers.

expert gunsmiths generally cost $50-75 in step with hour for a similar companies and upkeep targeted in Gunsmithing Pistols & Revolvers, 4th version. Sweeney exhibits you ways to avoid wasting that cash via cleansing, sprucing, and making minor maintenance in your pistols and revolvers.

  • COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED
  • NEW CHAPTERS masking THE S&W M&P, RUGER SR9/40/45, AND CZ-75
  • PROJECTS FOR THE newbie AND THE complex ENTHUSIAST
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    Download Polymer and Composite Rheology, Second Edition by Rakesh K. Gupta PDF

    By Rakesh K. Gupta

    An research of polymer and composite rheology. This moment variation covers circulate houses of thermoplastic and thermoset polymers, and basic rules and purposes of all levels of polymer rheology, with new chapters at the rheology of particulate and fibre composites. it is usually new and increased element on polymer blends and emulsions, foams, reacting platforms, and move via porous media in addition to composite processing operations.

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    Download Knight's Cross with diamonds recipients 1941-45 by Gordon Williamson, Ramiro Bujeiro PDF

    By Gordon Williamson, Ramiro Bujeiro

    On 1 September 1939, the Knight's go of the Iron pass was once created by way of Hitler. it can be disbursed to all ranks inside of any department of the Wehrmacht, Waffen-SS or the auxiliary providers, and it was once the top award that the 3rd Reich may well provide. through the warfare, new grades of Knight's pass have been extra. The Diamonds have been brought on 28 September 1941, and have been the following maximum grade above the Oakleaves and Swords. in simple terms 27 awards of Diamonds have been made in the course of the conflict developing an elite echelon of battle heroes and lots of of the awards have been made for acts of utmost bravery that are particular during this quantity.

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    Download Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson by Jim Supica PDF

    By Jim Supica

    Smith and Wesson built a number of the largest and boldest gunfighters, either real and fictional, together with Wild invoice Hickock, Buffalo invoice and soiled Harry, whose exploits are nonetheless mythical. this present day a renewed Smith and Wesson company is again within the entrance of the pack. Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson, third Edition combines complete colour pictures with information creditors have to establish and higher enjoy all Smith and Wesson firearms.

    For enthusiasts of Smith and Wesson firearms, this ebook is a must have. This paintings offers easy-to-locate listings equipped through version advert yr of manufacture to fast and competently determine firearms. With greater than 775 types of Smith and Wesson weapons and diversifications, together with many types no longer present in different firearm-pricing publications, this is often the ebook for any Smith and Wesson gun-toting fan.

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    Download TOW Weapon System [FM 3-22.34] by Delene Kvasnicka of Survivalebooks, U.S. Government, U.S. PDF

    By Delene Kvasnicka of Survivalebooks, U.S. Government, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Military, U.S. Army, Military Manuals and Survival Ebooks Branch

    This handbook discusses the various alterations within the TOW missile, TOW education, and OPFOR armored autos and countermeasures. It contains education info at the M220A1 (basic) and M220A2 tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided (TOW) weapon platforms and provider M966. Its meant viewers contains leaders and participants of mechanized infantry, gentle infantry, airborne, and airmobile infantry businesses who teach and try members and crews.

    The TOW is a crew-portable heavy antitank missile weapon system
    that will be operated from armored, flippantly armored, and unarmored
    multipurpose autos and helicopters, and from the floor mount. The
    system involves a guided missile and a launcher to have interaction tanks,
    fortifications, and different materiel goals. The time period “TOW” is an acronym
    derived from the phrases that describe the relevant working positive factors of
    the missile⎯tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided. The launcher
    initiates, tracks, and controls the flight of the missile via suggestions signals
    transmitted over a command-link cord that connects the missile with the
    launcher.

    1-1. CHARACTERISTICS
    The TOW weapon approach involves a launcher, which has monitoring and keep an eye on services, and the missile, that is encased in a release box. The launcher is supplied with self-contained, replaceable units.

    a. functions. The TOW is especially an antitank weapon used for long-range engagement of armored pursuits. it may be hired in all climatic conditions so long as the gunner can see his aim throughout the daysight tracker or nightsight. The TOW additionally offers a long-range attack potential opposed to seriously fortified bunkers, tablet bins, and
    gun emplacements.

    (1) The ITOW missile can wreck objectives at a minimal variety of sixty five meters and a greatest variety of 3,750 meters. The TOW 2B missile can wreck objectives at a minimal variety of 288 meters whilst fired from the floor mount and two hundred meters while fired from the HMMWV or BFV. The TOW 2B has a greatest diversity of 3,750 meters even if flooring- or vehicle-mounted.

    (2) the automated missile monitoring and keep an eye on services of the TOW weapon procedure supply a excessive first-round-hit likelihood. to function the process, the gunner locations the crosshairs of the sighting procedure (either the daysight tracker or the nightsight) at the goal, fires the missile, and facilities the crosshairs at the objective picture till missile impression. The optical monitoring and command features in the method consultant the missile alongside the gunner’s line of sight. The gunner doesn't practice lead, windage, or elevation.

    b. Mobility. The TOW weapon approach will be vehicle-mounted or flooring emplaced (tripod-mounted) for operation. Missiles may be introduced from both operational mode. (Detailed working tactics for every configuration are supplied in Chapters 2 and 3.)

    (1) the whole procedure will be hand-carried through a weapon group; as a result, emplacement websites might be replaced speedy to lessen detection or to interact pursuits which are out of range.

    (2) The vehicle-mounted launcher is extra cellular and will be fast ready to be used. The launcher might be assembled and disassembled with out using tools.

    (3) integrated self-test circuits can be utilized to ascertain the operational of the assembled launcher no matter if floor- or vehicle-mounted.

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    Download Algorithmic Algebraic Number Theory by M. Pohst PDF

    By M. Pohst

    This vintage e-book offers an intensive creation to positive algebraic quantity idea, and is accordingly specially applicable as a textbook for a path on that topic. It additionally presents a finished examine fresh study. For experimental quantity theoreticians, the authors built new tools and acquired new result of nice significance for them. either laptop scientists drawn to better mathematics and people instructing algebraic quantity conception will locate the e-book of price.

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    Download The Quilters Ultimate Visual Guide: From A to Z-- Hundreds by Ellen Pahl PDF

    By Ellen Pahl

    Every little thing you ever desired to learn about quilting!You've hit the jackpot with this quilter's final solution booklet. From A to Z you will find mixed knowledge from a star-studded solid of 60 specialist quilters. Lavishly illustrated, this enjoyable "look-and-learn" reference booklet covers each element of quiltmaking:* simple quiltmaking concepts* Hard-to-find info on really expert recommendations* experiences of tolls and offers* uncomplicated duvet varieties defined and illustrated* Definitions of phrases each quiltmaker should still recognize* Creativity and notion

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