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The Acolytes of Crane By J. D. Tew
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Twelve-year-old Theodore Crane is a prankster from a small Minnesota town, who half-heartedly shares a friend with a belligerent bully. When he is not spending his days dodging an abusive father, he... More > is out fleeing the scenes of goofy pranks and dares. With the help of his loyal friend Jason and a mysterious amulet, Theodore finds the courage to oppose his cruel father. When Jason's life is cut short by an accident, Theodore questions everything about himself, his family, and the universe. Three years after the tragedy, Theodore searches for answers by returning to the scene of Jason's death and discovers the truth when an intervention from outer space brings him into an epic intergalactic conflict. The truth: millions of guided microscopic devices have been recording his life and controlling his fate. Will this covert invasion be enough to pull Theodore toward his destiny?< Less
Georgia Tech/Siemens Crane Control Curriculum and Research: 2003-2008 By William Singhose
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This book is a collection of papers on crane dynamics and control.
Operational Performance Enhancement of Human Operated Flexible Systems By Khalid Sorensen
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This work is concerned with dynamic control of flexible machines, and human/machine interaction, especially as these areas relate to industrial crane control. In the area of dynamic control,... More > strategies are developed that are specifically suited for use on machines with common actuator nonlinearities, like saturation, rate limiting, dead-zone, and backlash. In the area of human/machine interaction, this work investigates the effects of different interface devices on the efficiency of cranes.< Less
The Secrets of Ghost Hand Kung Fu Levels 7-12 By Joel Gunderson
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This is a training manual for levels 7-12. Ghost Hand Kung Fu is a short-armed method, where the arms are kept close to the body. It gives one the ability to execute fast, multiple strikes with... More > deadly accuracy to an opponent’s vital points. The art stresses breath work and being able to separately use and control the internal opening and closing movements of each and every joint on the body. It allows one to fight and counter according to the opponent’s pressure, rather than fighting from sight. Ghost Hand also incorporates joint locks, throws, and low kicks mostly from the waist down, attacking legs, knees, and feet. There is a lot of qigong work within Ghost Hand forms, making it a true internal/external martial art.< Less
The Secrets of Ghost Hand Kung Fu Levels 10-12 By Joel Gunderson
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This is levels 10-12 of Ghost Hand Kung Fu curriculum. Ghost Hand Kung Fu is a short-armed method, where the arms are kept close to the body. It gives one the ability to execute fast, multiple... More > strikes with deadly accuracy to an opponent’s vital points. The art stresses breath work and being able to separately use and control the internal opening and closing movements of each and every joint on the body. It allows one to fight and counter according to the opponent’s pressure, rather than fighting from sight. Ghost Hand also incorporates joint locks, throws, and low kicks mostly from the waist down, attacking legs, knees, and feet. There is a lot of qigong work within Ghost Hand forms, making it a true internal/external martial art.< Less
The Secrets of Ghost Hand Kung Fu Levels 4-6 By Joel Gunderson
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This is the training manual levels 4-6 for Ghost Hand Kung Fu. Ghost Hand Kung Fu is a short-armed method, where the arms are kept close to the body. It gives one the ability to execute fast,... More > multiple strikes with deadly accuracy to an opponent’s vital points. The art stresses breath work and being able to separately use and control the internal opening and closing movements of each and every joint on the body. It allows one to fight and counter according to the opponent’s pressure, rather than fighting from sight. Ghost Hand also incorporates joint locks, throws, and low kicks mostly from the waist down, attacking legs, knees, and feet. There is a lot of qigong work within Ghost Hand forms, making it a true internal/external martial art.< Less
The Secrets of Ghost Hand Kung Fu Levels 7-9 By Joel Gunderson
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This is the training manual for levels 7-9 of Ghost Hand Kung Fu. Ghost Hand Kung Fu is a short-armed method, where the arms are kept close to the body. It gives one the ability to execute fast,... More > multiple strikes with deadly accuracy to an opponent’s vital points. The art stresses breath work and being able to separately use and control the internal opening and closing movements of each and every joint on the body. It allows one to fight and counter according to the opponent’s pressure, rather than fighting from sight. Ghost Hand also incorporates joint locks, throws, and low kicks mostly from the waist down, attacking legs, knees, and feet. There is a lot of qigong work within Ghost Hand forms, making it a true internal/external martial art.< Less
Everybody I Can Think of Ever By Francis Booth
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How do you get from Igor Stravinsky to Elvis Presley via Benny Goodman and the King of Thailand? From Henry Miller to Patti Smith via Allen Ginsberg and Philip Glass? Ezra Pound to Coco Chanel via... More > Shakespeare and Company? James Joyce's daughter to Peggy Guggenheim via Samuel Beckett? How did the most beautiful woman in the world come to design a radio-controlled missile with the bad boy of music? How did the inventor of the bra come to handle DH Lawrence's Escaped Cock? Did Jackson Pollock learn his drip technique from the man who tried to assassinate Trotsky? Did Stalin turn the inventor of electronic music into a Soviet spy? This book tells the stories – sometimes unlikely but always fascinating – of first meetings between members of the twentieth century avant-garde, who were all connected to each other in a complex web of relationships; stories of how the artistic baton was passed from the past to the future.< Less
Joel III Back to Normal By Ted Louis
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Continuing the story where Joel and Family ended: several months have passed since the family returned from Houston after Joel’s stay in the hospital. Crane's foundation to assist in the... More > adoption process of children in foster care has more applicants than it can help. Several of his social contacts lead to expansion of the foundation allowing them to expand the number of adoptions they can facilitate. Crane’s other business interests force him to relinquish day-to-day control of the charity. Many children who cross the paths Johnson family are helped by their generosity and friendship. One of them is Ricky, a three year-old whose left leg is missing below the knee. Disaster strikes when one of the boys is abducted on the way home from school. Crane brings all of his abundant resources to bear in the effort to find his son. Joel’s friendship with a classmate blossoms into a romance, while Crane’s romance is thwarted at every turn.< Less
The Secrets of Ghost Hand Kung Fu Levels 1-6 By Joel Gunderson
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A collection of levels 1-6 of Ghost Hand Kung Fu curriculum. Ghost Hand Kung Fu is a short-armed method, where the arms are kept close to the body. It gives one the ability to execute fast,... More > multiple strikes with deadly accuracy to an opponent’s vital points. The art stresses breath work and being able to separately use and control the internal opening and closing movements of each and every joint on the body. It allows one to fight and counter according to the opponent’s pressure, rather than fighting from sight. Ghost Hand also incorporates joint locks, throws, and low kicks mostly from the waist down, attacking legs, knees, and feet. There is a lot of qigong work within Ghost Hand forms, making it a true internal/external martial art.< Less