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By Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa, Murray Silverstein

ISBN-10: 0195019199

ISBN-13: 9780195019193

"Brilliant....Here's the right way to layout or remodel any house you're residing or operating in--from city to room. think about what you must occur within the area, after which web page via this ebook. Its substantially conservative observations will spark, improve, arrange your most sensible rules, and a wondrous domestic, place of work, city will result"--San Francisco Chronicle. This vintage instruction manual provides a language which usual humans can use to specific themselves of their personal groups or houses, and to raised speak with each one other.

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Gyroscopic Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Design Criteria ................................................. CLUTCHES, BRAKES, AND COUPLINGS ........................... CLUTCHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sprag Theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sprag Clutch Design .............................................

Other Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Design Criteria ................................................. CLUTCHES, BRAKES, AND COUPLINGS ........................... CLUTCHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sprag Theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sprag Clutch Design .............................................

FLUTTER ....................................... 5-3 5-4 5-5 5-5 5-6 5-7 5-8 5-8 5-8 5-9 5-9 5-9 5-9 5-10 5-10 5-1 1 5-12 5-13 5-13 5-14 5-15 5-15 5-16 5-16 5-17 5-17 5-17 5-19 5-19 5-2 1 5-25 5-26 5-27 5-27 5-27 5-29 5-30 5-32 5-33 5-33 5-33 5-33 5-34 5-34 5-36 5-36 5-36 5-36 5-37 ... 5 5-6 DIVERGENCE .................................................. CONTROL SURFACE BALANCE AND STIFFNESS CRITERIA ....... Mass Balance of Control Surface ..................................

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