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The Tuberculous Process

  • 1st Edition
  • Alfred Leitch
  • Alfred Leitch
  • January 1, 1949
  • English
  • eBook
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The Tuberculous Process: A Conception and a Therapy provides a close investigation of the symptoms and physical signs commonly found in tuberculosis. This book discusses the method and actions adopted by the tubercle bacillus. Organized into 14 chapters, this book begins with an overview of a working conception of tuberculosis and the nature of the bacillary products. This text then discusses the methods of investigating the changes that substances undergo in the animal body. Other chapters consider the chemical bodies formed in tuberculosis that may be divided into two groups, namely, bacillary products and tissue products. This book discusses as well symptomatology in tuberculosis and the manifestation occurring in the alimentary tract as a result of infection by the tubercle bacillus. The final chapter describes several cases in detail and the results following the treatment employed. This book is a valuable resource for physiologists, clinicians, health workers, and research workers.
The Tuberculous Process

Personal Aircraft Business at Airports

  • 1st Edition
  • Lynn L. Bollinger + 1 more
  • Lynn L. Bollinger and Arthur H. Tully
  • January 1, 1948
  • English
  • eBook
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Personal Aircraft Business at Airports is part of a program of aviation research that has been under way at the Harvard Business School. This book particularly reports personal flying activities. This text is divided into three parts; the first of which discusses the aviation business, including its and its product’s essential characteristics. In this part, the effects of World War I and government controls on the business are tackled. This book also explains the genesis and nature of the fixed-base operator, which is followed by a discussion on financing and management of fixed-base operations. The public ownership of airports is then examined in the latter part of the book. This book will be invaluable to those in aviation business, research, or both.
Personal Aircraft Business at Airports

Advances in Applied Mechanics

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 1
  • Richard von Mises + 1 more
  • Richard von Mises and Theodore von Karman
  • January 1, 1948
  • English
  • eBook
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Advances in Applied Mechanics

An Introduction to Gastro–Enterology

  • 4th Edition
  • Walter C. Alvarez
  • Walter C. Alvarez
  • January 1, 1948
  • English
  • eBook
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The Mechanics of the Digestive Tract, Fourth Edition: An Introduction to Gastro-Enterology provides information pertinent to the mechanics of the digestive tract. This book reviews the various explanations for the downward progress of intestinal waves. Organized into 34 chapters, this edition begins with an overview of the main types of activity in the small bowel. This text then explains the nature of the polarity and the location of the mechanism that produces it. Other chapters consider the duodenal tonus contraction in which the wave seems to originate generally appears a few seconds before a gastric wave reaches the pylorus. This book discusses as well the polarity of the bowel that caused every contraction ring to spread caudad as soon it formed. The final chapter provides a list of books that are likely to be helpful to readers who are starting on their lifework in the fields of gastro-enterology and gastro-intestinal physiology. This book is a valuable resource for students, teachers, physicians, and research workers.
An Introduction to Gastro–Enterology

The Architecture of England

  • 2nd Edition
  • Frederick Gibberd
  • Frederick Gibberd
  • January 1, 1947
  • English
  • eBook
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The Architecture of England: From Norman Times to the Present Day provides information pertinent to the evolution of English architecture. This book shows why different building types are erected and explains their significance and characteristics. This book begins with an overview of the architecture of the ancient civilizations of Rome and Greece, which had a great influence on the architecture of England. This text then explains the Anglo-Saxon and Norman architecture, which have their roots in the temples of ancient Greece, while after the Renaissance in Italy classic forms were brought over from that country. This book discusses as well the important structural development made by the Romans, which is the use of the vault and the arch. The reader is also introduced to the utilization of iron and glass by the architect engineers to solve the problems arising from the Industrial Revolution. This book is a valuable resource for architects and engineers.
The Architecture of England

What Is Tuberculosis?

  • 1st Edition
  • Milosh Sekulich
  • Mark Clement
  • Milosh Sekulich
  • Mark Clement
  • January 1, 1944
  • English
  • eBook
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What Is Tuberculosis?: Its Control and Prevention provides an introduction to the understanding of tuberculosis, a contagious lung disease caused by tubercle bacillus. This book discusses the characteristics, causes, treatment, control, and prevention of this disease. Organized into two parts encompassing 85 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the nature of the problem of tuberculosis. This text then explores the characteristics of tubercle bacillus, which is very resistant and can live for a long time outside the body especially in damp dark places. Other chapters consider the modes of infection and explain how bacillus tuberculosis enters the body by inhalation and by ingestion. This book discusses as well the most dangerous source of infection, namely, a patient with open tuberculosis of the lungs. The final chapter deals with tuberculosis as a useful index of the social and economic conditions of a community. This book is a valuable resource for physicians and scientists.
What Is Tuberculosis?

The Reminiscences of a Civil Engineering Contractor

  • 1st Edition
  • Robert Brodie
  • Robert Brodie
  • January 1, 1942
  • English
  • eBook
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The Reminiscences of a Civil Engineering Contractor provides an account of the various engineering works of Robert Brodie, a civil engineer. This book covers several engineering projects, including Tay Bridge Railways, Montrose and Arbroath Railway, Scarborough and Whitby Railway, Mersey Railway, Loch Katrine aqueduct, Peterhead Harbor improvement, and Fraserburgh Harbor improvement. Organized into two parts encompassing 16 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the Tay Bridge work. This text then discusses the construction of the missing link of the East Coast route between Arbrouth and Kinaber junction, including rock cuttings and extensive viaducts. Other chapters consider the various contracts at Swansea. This book discusses as well the establishment of the Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors in 1919. The final chapter deals with other contracts, including railways, docks, roads, reservoirs, pipe tracks, and catchment board improvements all over Wales and England. This book is a valuable resource for civil engineers.
The Reminiscences of a Civil Engineering Contractor

Practical Birth Control

  • 1st Edition
  • Ettie Rout
  • Ettie Rout
  • January 1, 1940
  • English
  • eBook
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Practical Birth Control provides information pertinent to the practical methods of birth control. This book presents a general outline of the reproductive organs of man and woman. Organized into 10 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the legal and religious aspects of marriage. This text then presents the precautions against impregnation and explains the two methods of preventing fertilization, namely, the chemical and mechanical methods. Other chapters consider the suitable cases for sterilization of women, including mental stability, hereditary taints, tuberculosis, syphilis, and repeated pregnancies that are undermining the sound health and economics of the home. This book discusses as well the purpose of human marriage as distinguished from the sexual union. The final chapter deals with the various birth control methods. This book is a valuable resource for readers who are interested in practical birth control methods.
Practical Birth Control

The Strength of Materials

  • 2nd Edition
  • John Case
  • John Case
  • January 1, 1932
  • English
  • eBook
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The Strength of Materials