And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. (John 17:3)A commentary on the gospel of John and the three epistles of John. The writings of John have a very special focus on God the Father. Many people who know Jesus, or claim to know him, have a limited or nonexistent personal knowledge of God the Father. It is, of course, essential for us to know Jesus, but his fervent desire is that we may also know the Father so intimately that we can ask him for whatsoever we will in Jesus’ name and our prayers may be granted. By the Holy Spirit, we can have such deep and intimate communion with Jesus and the Father "that seeing our love for one another, everyone shall know that we are his disciples." (John 13:35).About the AuthorRussell Stendal, a former hostage of Colombian rebels, is a lifelong missionary to that same group in the jungles of Colombia. He is an influential friend to military and government leaders in Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela, and the United States. Russell’s ministry shares the gospel via 12 radio stations, hundreds of thousands of Bibles, books, and movies distributed through airplane parachute drops, and numerous speaking engagements for groups of leaders, prisoners, and individuals. Russell goes wherever the Lord leads, whether it’s to speak with a president or to go deep into the jungle to help an individual in trouble. He has witnessed thousands commit their lives to Christ. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lisa Stendal. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/137679/bk_acx0_137679_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
To enable safe movement of aircrafts all airplane communications are conducted through a uniform platform referred to as an Aircraft Communications Addressing and Recording system. This protocol was first introduced in the late 70s and used dedicated telex formats to transmit data.Over the years the VHF has been constrained by the additional data produced. This is because of the increasing number of aviation industry players. To further constrain the same, the current ACARS system consists of communications hardware as well as applications subsystems and these components have changed significantly due to the changing aviation needs. This means that the length of message is constrained in the current communication platform. In effect, pilots receive information that is either incomplete or so limited that they are unable to make effective judgement on plane routing. Messages between the controller tower and the flight crew are usually not encoded. With this in mind it means that such communication is subject to interception and may be used for other malicious purposes. This book provides a new model if implemented can help improve aircraft communications.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Vultee Aircraft Corporation became an independent company in 1939 and had limited success before merging with the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation in 1943 to form the Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, or Convair. Gerard "Jerry" Vultee (1900-1938) and Vance Breese (1904-1973) started Airplane Development Corporation in early 1932 after American Airlines showed great interest in their six-passenger V-1 design. Soon after, Errett Lobban (E.L.) Cord bought all 500 shares of stock in the company and Airplane Development Corporation became a Cord subsidiary.
Bugatti was founded in Molsheim, France as a manufacturer of high performance automobiles by Ettore Bugatti, an Italian man described as an eccentric genius. The original company is legendary for producing some of the most exclusive cars in the world, as well as some of the fastest. The original Bugatti brand failed with the coming of World War II, like many high-end marques of the time. The death of Ettore's son Jean was also a contributory factor. The company struggled financially, and released one last model in the 1950s, before eventually being purchased for its airplane parts business in the 1960s. Today the name is owned by Volkswagen Group who have revived it as a builder of very limited production exclusive sports cars.
This volume contains the proceedings of TAP 2010, the 4th International C- ference on Tests and Proofs held during July 1–2 in M´ alaga, Spain as part of TOOLS Federated Conferences. TAP 2010wasthe fourth event of an ongoingseriesof conferencesdevoted to the convergence of proofs and tests. In the past, proving and testing were seen as very di?erent and even competing techniques. Proving people would say: If correctness is proved, what do we need tests for? Testers, on the other hand, would claim that proving is too limited in applicability and testing is the only truepathtocorrectness. Ofcourse,bothhaveapoint,buttoquoteEdBrinksma from his 2009 keynote at the Dutch Testing Day and Testcom/FATES: “Who would want to ?y in an airplane with software proved correct, but not tested?” Indeed, the true power lies in the combination of both approaches. Today, m- ern test systems rely on techniques deeply rooted in formal proof techniques, and testing techniques make it possible to apply proof techniques where there was no possibility previously. At a time when even mainstream software engineering conferences start f- turing papers with both “testing” and “proving”in their titles, we are clearly on the verge of a new age where testing and proving are not competing but ?nally accepted as complementary techniques. Albeit, we are not quite there yet, and so the TAP conferences aim to provide a forum for researchers working on the converging topics and to raise general awareness of this convergence.
I have always been fascinated with engineering. From Roman bridges and jumbo jets to steam engines and CD players, it is the privilege of the en gineer to combine scientific insights and technical possibilities into useful and elegant products. Engineers get a great deal of satisfaction from the usefulness and beauty of their designs. Some of these designs have a major impact on our daily lives, others enable further scientific insights or shift limits of technology. The successful engineer is familiar with the scientific basis of the field and the technology of the components, and has an eye for the envisioned applications. For example, to build an airplane, one had better understand the physics of motion, the structural properties of alu minum, and the size of passengers. And the physics of motion requires a mastery of mathematics, in particular calculus. Computers are a marvel of modern engineering. They come in a wide variety and their range of applications seems endless. One of the charac teristics that makes computers different from other engineering products is their programmability. Dishwashers have some limited programming capa is not the key part of the device. Their essential part is some bility, but it enclosed space where the dishes are stored and flushed with hot water. Computers are embedded in many different environments, but in their case the programming capability is the essential part. All computers are programmed in more or less the same way.
Have you always dreamed of building your own empire and raking in the big money? The world is changing fast and a second industrial revolution is right around the corner. Economy is changing from an industrial one into a technological-driven one and you can't be left behind. INDUSTRY MANAGER: Future Technologies is a classic economy simulation in which you can build your own empire, research new sustainable products, and sweep aside the competition on your way to fame and success. Take a marketoriented approach to de-sign, produce, position and sell modern products. With limited liquid capital and an eye for the right product range, you can become the most successful capitalist in the world!nnINDUSTRY MANAGER: Future Technologies focuses on a sophisticated singleplayer experience, offering you a complex economic system. Your aim: To build a profitable empire by expanding your product range and researching new products, thereby outsmarting your competitors. But your mission won't be easy! Among other things, you'll have to consider the global market when expanding your production pipeline. Build your empire on the laws of supply and demand, market your products based on their best qualities and sell them in different markets.nnYou'll need to build your production chain as economically as possible, based on market research and the availability of resources, in order to develop and distribute goods with maximum efficiency. By researching new production technologies and product innovations you'll be able to improve and advance your consumer goods. Always keep an eye on your competitors as they also have their own agendas and will influence the dynamic market as well as supply and demand. Develop completely new, customizable products such as the energy-efficient airplane, a digital computer watch or an exclusive bicycle with three wheels.nnINDUSTRY MANAGER: Future Technologies offers an intuitive user interface perfect for beginners, but also a range of configuration options to delight advanced players too. INDUSTRY MANAGER: Future Technologies is a sandbox economy simulation with a vibrant economic system, complete with supply and demand. The economy doesn't stand still, but is influenced by all your actions and those of your opponents. Sell your products locally in your stores or globally on the world market. Later in the game you can also buy and sell stocks on the stock market and take over your opponents' companies.
Airplane flight mechanics is the application of Newton's laws to the study of airplane trajectories (performance), stability, and aerodynamic control. This text is limited to flight in a vertical plane and is divided into two parts. The first part, trajectory analysis, is concerned primarily with the derivation of analytical solutions of trajectory problems associated with the sizing of commercial jets, that is, take-off, climb, cruise, descent, and landing, including trajectory optimization. The second part, stability and control, is further classified as static or dynamic. On each iteration of airplane sizing, the center of gravity is placed so that the airplane is statically stable. Dynamic stability and control is included to study the response of an airplane to control and gust inputs, which is needed for the design of automatic flight control systems. Algorithms are presented for estimating lift, drag, pitching moment, and stability derivatives. Flight mechanics is a discipline. As such, it has equations of motion, acceptable approximations, and solution techniques for the approximate equations of motion. Once an analytical solution has been obtained, numbers are calculated in order to compare the answer with the assumptions used to derive it and to acquaint students with the sizes of the numbers. A subsonic business jet is used for these calculations.
Inhaltsangabe:Introduction: During a rail or airplane trip on an early midweek¿s morning men in suits working on their laptops or reading the latest newspaper are a common scene. This might lead to the assumption that business travellers are important customers to the tourism and travel industry and companies spend large sums on the trips of their employees. Indeed this impression can be proven right. Such 30-40% of all travel in Germany is business driven. In average companies spent 3,9% up to 5% of their yearly indirect cost on business travel. In a globalized market business travel is important and necessary for companies. It is an investment which influences the performance of a company positively if applied correctly. However as for every investment costs are attached which need to be validated upon their necessity and their cost-benefit ratio. Furthermore for business travel aspects like security, work time, employee wellbeing and other factors must be considered to increase the positive outcome for the company. There is a clear requirement for business travel and its management which will be explained in more detail during this thesis. However still many companies are not aware of the cost factor of business travel. Even if certain awareness has been established often still no clear strategy is in place to improve the value for money and avoid yearly cost increases. To create such a strategy it is necessary to have a good understanding of the travel industry, their relevant players and the companies travel structure. Motivation: Business travel management i.e. the professional organisation of business travel has just developed during the last 50 years. Globalisation and development of transportation caused a quick increase during the last years of the business travel industry. In 2008 German companies spend 46.6 billion Euros on business travel. The strategic management of business travel requirements however is still not common in every company. Though scientific, universal literature about business travel management is limited. Only a small number of authors give directions upon how to implement a complete travel management system in a company. In many cases the available theoretical literature has no practical tips for users. On the other hand there are many white papers, studies and articles available which are up to date, give practical tips, however only refer to one aspect of the travel process. This implies that inexperienced [...]