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The Dead Zone

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501141155

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine A #1 national bestseller about a man who wakes up from a five-year coma able to see people’s futures and the terrible fate awaiting mankind in The Dead Zone—a “compulsive page-turner” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution). Johnny Smith awakens from a five-year coma after his car accident and discovers that he can see people’s futures and pasts when he touches them. Many consider his talent a gift; Johnny feels cursed. His fiancée married another man during his coma and people clamor for him to solve their problems. When Johnny has a disturbing vision after he shakes the hand of an ambitious and amoral politician, he must decide if he should take drastic action to change the future. With “powerful tension that holds the reader to the story like a pin to a magnet” (The Houston Post), The Dead Zone is a “faultlessly paced…continuously engrossing” (Los Angeles Times) novel of second sight.

Echoes from the Dead Zone

Across the Cyprus Divide

Author: Yiannis Papadakis

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 9781850434283

Category: History

Page: 257

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He focused on Nicosia where the people who used to live together in one neighbourhood found themselves separated by a 'Dead Zone', two armies and a UN force. His was a journey to the various sides of the Dead Zone and to the various zones of the dead, the realms of memory and history. This book is the account of that journey."--Jacket.

Living in the Dead Zone

Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison

Author: Gerald A. Faris,Ralph M. Faris

Publisher: Living in the Dead Zone

ISBN: 1552123782

Category: Rock musicians

Page: 257

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A modern clinical analysis of music icons Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison.

Waiting for a Miracle - Life in the Dead Zone

Author: John Spencer

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1483542939

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 80

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This is not a manual on how to grieve quickly or successfully. Neither is it a “feel good” volume offering certainty about an afterlife and future reunions with departed loved ones, although it does not discount such a possibility. While remaining sensitive to the corporeal world around us, as well as to such spiritual possibilities that there are, it is above all a journey into the intricate workings of the mind of a massively bereaved parent. At times it is confronting, at others hopeful; yet the reader will surely experience an empathy and perhaps greater understanding of one of the worst missiles that Life can fire at us.

Chernobyl's Wild Kingdom

Life in the Dead Zone

Author: Rebecca L. Johnson

Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

ISBN: 1467747912

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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After the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion in Ukraine, scientists believed radiation had created a vast and barren wasteland in which life could never resurface. But the Dead Zone, as the contaminated area is known, doesn't look dead at all. In fact, wildlife seems to be thriving there. The Zone is home to beetles, swallows, catfish, mice, voles, otters, beavers, wild boar, foxes, lynx, deer, moose—even brown bears and wolves. Yet the animals in the Zone are not quite what you'd expect. Every single one of them is radioactive. In Chernobyl's Wild Kingdom, you'll meet the international scientists investigating the Zone's wildlife and trying to answer difficult questions: Have some animals adapted to living with radiation? Or is the radioactive environment harming them in ways we can't see or that will only show up in future generations? Learn more about the fascinating ongoing research—and the debates that surround the findings—in one of the most dangerous places on Earth.

The Dead Zone

Webster’s Timeline History, 1970 - 2007

Author: Icon Group International

Publisher: ICON Group International

ISBN: 9780546750591


Page: N.A

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Dancing in the Deadzone

Author: D.B. Ribs


ISBN: 1365603059

Category: Poetry

Page: 156

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The poetry compilation is that of an amateur's works from years of misleading and misguided endeavors and pursuits of love and happiness. It is a self-published disaster waiting to be shared and hated or loved by the masses. It is a truly unpolished raw re-telling of one's horrific bad luck and broken memories. There are some doses of happy, however, in order to remedy the rocking of the boat.

Living in the Dead Zone

Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

Author: Ralph M. Faris,Gerald A. Faris,Gerald A. Faris, Ph.d.,Ralph M. Faris, Ph.d.

Publisher: Faris PH D

ISBN: 9780971654204

Category: Medical

Page: 257

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Psychologist Dr. Gerald Faris and sociologist Dr. Ralph Faris explain their findings about two icons of 1960s music and how each suffered from a complicated condition psychiatrically defined as "borderline personality disorder.

Tales from the Dead Zone (Vol 2)

An Only Half Saga Collection

Author: Denise D. Randall

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530220694


Page: 176

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Cabal finds that there are more mysteries and adventures to be had in the post-apocalyptic United Territories. * Lilith was convinced she was a living blasphemy; that the devil worked through her. * Contracts do not always go as planned, as Cabal finds out when he rescues a man from an area brood. * Miranda and Cabal find that babies don't always arrive at convenient times. One crisis at a time please!These stories and more in the second volume of Tales from the Dead Zone!

Adaptive Control of Nonsmooth Dynamic Systems

Author: Gang Tao,Frank L. Lewis

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781852333843

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 407

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Many of the non-smooth, non-linear phenomena covered in this well-balanced book are of vital importance in almost any field of engineering. Contributors from all over the world ensure that no one area’s slant on the subjects predominates.

Fluid Bed Technology in Materials Processing

Author: C. K. Gupta,D. Sathiyamoorthy

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420049862

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 528

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Fluid Bed Technology in Materials Processing comprehensively covers the various aspects of fluidization engineering and presents an elaborate examination of the applications in a multitude of materials processing techniques. This singular resource discusses: All the basic aspects of fluidization essential to understand and learn about various techniques The range of industrial applications Several examples in extraction and process metallurgy Fluidization in nuclear engineering and nuclear fuel cycle with numerous examples Innovative techniques and several advanced concepts of fluidization engineering, including use and applications in materials processing as well as environmental and bio-engineering Pros and cons of various fluidization equipment and specialty of their applications, including several examples Design aspects and modeling Topics related to distributors effects and flow regimes A separate chapter outlines the importance of fluidization engineering in high temperature processing, including an analysis of the fundamental concepts and applications of high temperature fluidized bed furnaces for several advanced materials processing techniques. Presenting information usually not available in a single source, Fluid Bed Technology in Materials Processing serves Fluidization engineers Practicing engineers in process metallurgy, mineral engineering, and chemical metallurgy Researchers in the field of chemical, metallurgical, nuclear, biological, environmental engineering Energy engineering professionals High temperature scientists and engineers Students and professionals who adopt modeling of fluidization in their venture for design and scale up

Adaptive Backstepping Control of Uncertain Systems

Nonsmooth Nonlinearities, Interactions or Time-Variations

Author: Jing Zhou,Changyun Wen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540778063

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 242

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This book employs the powerful and popular adaptive backstepping control technology to design controllers for dynamic uncertain systems with non-smooth nonlinearities. Various cases including systems with time-varying parameters, multi-inputs and multi-outputs, backlash, dead-zone, hysteresis and saturation are considered in design and analysis. For multi-inputs and multi-outputs systems, both centralized and decentralized controls are addressed. This book not only presents recent research results including theoretical success and practical development such as the proof of system stability and the improvement of system tracking and transient performance, but also gives self-contained coverage of fundamentals on the backstepping approach illustrated with simple examples. Detail description of methodologies for the construction of adaptive laws, feedback control laws and associated Lyapunov functions is systematically provided in each case. Approaches used for the analysis of system stability and tracking and transient performances are elaborated. Two case studies are presented to show how the presented theories are applied.

The Sixth International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISNN 2009)

Author: Hongwei Wang,Yi Shen,Tingwen Huang,Zhigang Zeng

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642012167

Category: Computers

Page: 904

View: 4131

This volume of Advances in Soft Computing and Lecture Notes in Computer th Science vols. 5551, 5552 and 5553, constitute the Proceedings of the 6 Inter- tional Symposium of Neural Networks (ISNN 2009) held in Wuhan, China during May 26–29, 2009. ISNN is a prestigious annual symposium on neural networks with past events held in Dalian (2004), Chongqing (2005), Chengdu (2006), N- jing (2007) and Beijing (2008). Over the past few years, ISNN has matured into a well-established series of international conference on neural networks and their applications to other fields. Following this tradition, ISNN 2009 provided an a- demic forum for the participants to disseminate their new research findings and discuss emerging areas of research. Also, it created a stimulating environment for the participants to interact and exchange information on future research challenges and opportunities of neural networks and their applications. ISNN 2009 received 1,235 submissions from about 2,459 authors in 29 co- tries and regions (Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Jordan, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Yemen) across six continents (Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Africa, and Oceania). Based on rigorous reviews by the Program Committee members and reviewers, 95 high-quality papers were selected to be published in this volume.

Control of Sandwich Nonlinear Systems

Author: Avinash Taware,Gang Tao

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540441158

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 226

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V VII X Table of Contents Table of Contents XI XII Table of Contents A. Taware and G. Tao: Control of Sandwich Nonlinear Systems, LNCIS 288, pp. 1-8, 2003. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003 A. Taware and G. Tao: Control of Sandwich Nonlinear Systems, LNCIS 288, pp. 9-16, 2003. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003 x(t), pilot valve piston position Return Pressure Source Return Load M, b y(t) A. Taware and G. Tao: Control of Sandwich Nonlinear Systems, LNCIS 288, pp. 17-28, 2003. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003 load displacement, y(t) 3 2 1 0 ?1 ?2 ?3 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 solid?without DZ, dotted? with DZ Load displacement, y(t) 0.4 0.2 0 ?0.2 ?0.4 ?0.6 ?0.8 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 solid?without DZ, dotted?with DZ, dashdot?compensated Load displacement, y(t) 3 2 1 0 ?1 ?2 ?3 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Control input, x(t) 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0 ?0.2 ?0.4 ?0.6 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 solid?without DZ, dotted?with DZ, dashdot?compensated Load displacement, y(t) 0.6 0.4 0.2 0 ?0.2 ?0.4 ?0.6 ?0.8 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 solid?without DZ, dotted?with DZ, dashdot?compensated A. Taware and G. Tao: Control of Sandwich Nonlinear Systems, LNCIS 288, pp. 29-54, 2003. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Die 20 besten Mysterie-Serien der TV Geschichte

Aus dem Leben eines Kino, TV und Film Fan

Author: Sybille von Goysern

Publisher: neobooks

ISBN: 3847679414

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 240

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Gehören Sie auch zu den Menschen die den nächsten Teil Ihrer Lieblingsserie nicht erwarten können? Dann wünschen wir Ihnen viel Spaß auf der Reise durch die spannendsten Mysterie Serien der TV Geschichte. Haben Sie sich auch in Lost in die verschiedenen Rollen hinheinversetzt? Oder bei Twilight Zone mitgefiebert? Diesen und anderen Serien begegnen Sie in der Rangliste der 20 besten Mysterie Serien der TV Geschichte. Das ideale Buch für Serienfans.

Rapid Prototyping of Digital Systems

SOPC Edition

Author: James O. Hamblen,Tyson S. Hall,Michael D. Furman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387726713

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 411

View: 806

Here is a laboratory workbook filled with interesting and challenging projects for digital logic design and embedded systems classes. The workbook introduces you to fully integrated modern CAD tools, logic simulation, logic synthesis using hardware description languages, design hierarchy, current generation field programmable gate array technology, and SoPC design. Projects cover such areas as serial communications, state machines with video output, video games and graphics, robotics, pipelined RISC processor cores, and designing computer systems using a commercial processor core.

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