In almost every area of production, German theatre of the past forty years has achieved a level of distinction unique in the international community. This flourishing theatrical culture has encouraged a large number of outstanding actors, directors, and designers as well as video and film artists. The dominant figure throughout these years, however, has remained the director. In this stimulating and informative book, noted theatre historian Marvin Carlson presents an in-depth study of the artistic careers, working methods, and most important productions of ten of the leading directors of this great period of German staging. Beginning with the leaders of the new generation that emerged in the...
The first comprehensive monograph in blast cleaning technology, this book provides a comprehensive review of the technology, with an emphasis on practical applications. The author first systematically and critically reviews the theory behind the technology. Next you’ll learn about the state of current blast cleaning, surface quality aspects, and the effects of blast cleaning on the performance of applied coatings. You’ll also discover many of today’s cutting-edge applications, including micro-machining, polishing, maintenance, and surface preparation for coating applications. Finally, the author describes recent advanced applications in the machining industry, including blast cleaning-assisted laser milling.
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Updated in its 2nd edition,Think Communication’s engaging visual design distills major communication concepts, theories, research, and trends into bite-size essentials, making learning human communication not only fun, but also accessible and relatable. Informed by the latest research and including numerous real-world examples and extensive, contemporary visuals, readers will find that Think Communication’s unique features help them to identify and understand their own communication behaviors, as well the communication behavior of others.
Comprises 25 papers from the November 1996 symposium in New Orleans. The papers explore four subject areas: pressure vessel and nuclear forgings, general industrial forgings, test methods, and turbine and generator forgings. Specific paper topics include: new materials and forgings used for pressure
This eagerly anticipated text from one of the worlds' leading academics in this field takes a truly international approach to this fascinating subject, providing a balanced approach to both EU competition policy and US antitrust. The structure of the text allows flexibility for the teacher, sothat they can teach from either a US, European approach or incorporate both. The text also includes contemporary topics not found in other texts of this kind such as Contestable Markets and Experimental Economics.To help instructors teach from this text, an Instructors Manual, PowerPoint Slides, and a Multiple-Choice Test bank are available to instructors from the supporting Online Resource Centre.
This ASM Handbook is the most comprehensive collection of engineering information on this important structural material published in the last sixty years. Prepared with the cooperation of the International Magnesium Association, it presents the current industrial practices and provides information and data about the properties and performance of magnesium alloys. Materials science and engineering are covered, including processing, properties, and commercial uses.