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Dynamic Bridge Substructure Evaluation and Monitoring By Federal Highway Administration & Larry D. Olson, P.E.
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This research project, “Dynamic Bridge Substructure Evaluation and Monitoring,” was sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under contract number DTFH61-96- C-00030. The... More > research was funded to investigate the possibility that by measuring and modeling the dynamic response characteristics of a bridge substructure, one could determine the condition and safety of the substructure and identify its foundation type (shallow or deep). Determination of bridge foundation conditions with this approach may be applied to quantify losses in foundation stiffness caused by earthquake, scour, and impact events. Identification of bridge foundation type may be employed to estimate bridge stability and vulnerability under dead and live load ratings, particularly for unknown bridge foundations. Chapter 2 introduces the research project scope and presents the results of a literature review of related topics. Chapter 3 describes the bridges in Texas that were selected for modal vibration tests during the research.< Less
Dictionary of One-word Substitution: Vocabulary Building By Manik Joshi
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One-word Substitutes: A Word that is used in place of a complete sentence | Sample this: A person who keeps himself to himself- Introvert | List of explanation of words- Glossary | To free somebody... More > from all blame- Exonerate | That through which light cannot pass- Opaque | A person who is the most powerful- Omnipotent | A doctor who treats skin diseases- Dermatologist | An instrument for recording earthquakes- Seismograph | That happens every second year- Biennial | Funny imitation of a poem- Parody | The scientific study of fossils- Paleontology | That cannot be approached- Inaccessible | That cannot be put into words- Inexpressible | A person who compiles dictionary- Lexicographer | A place where ships seek shelter- Port | A person who loves books- Bibliophile | A person who loves mankind- Philanthropist | An unreasonable fear or dislike of foreigners- Xenophobia | A person who died for the sake of his country- Martyr | A system of Government by the Nobles- Aristocracy< Less
Of Shreds And Patches By Nick Fenn & Sue Fenn
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Innocents abroad they certainly were. Nick and Sue knew nothing of diplomatic life when they set sail in 1960 for Burma and the unknown. The adventures they and their family were destined for was... More > beyond their wildest imaginings. Earthquakes, terrorists, termites and the plague were almost as challenging as hosting royalty, facing press conferences and being arrested mid Sahara. Not having a clue about what lay ahead added spice throughout their 37 years in the service of HMQ, as she was affectionately known in the family. Yes it was her hand Nick kissed on his appointment as an Ambassador and her Letters of Recall which formally signalled it was all over. Living in Peking during Mao’s Cultural Revolution, conning the media at the birth of Mugabe’s Zimbabwe and dancing around the Emerald Isle to defy the IRA, life with the Fenn family was never dull!< Less
The SS KENSINGTON By Thomas Archer
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In the late 1970s, while America was recovering from the first major fabricated oil shortage in history, Tom Archer, recent academy graduate, climbed aboard the SS KENSINGTON, a 225,000 ton tramp oil... More > tanker as the new third mate and medical officer. The KENSINGTON was built in 1973 by Seatrain shipbuilding for International Oil Tanking to take part in the first oil shortage. It had recently survived a tidal wave caused by an earthquake off the coast of Spain that put its cargo control system out of commission and damaged the navigation equipment. Over the next six months the officers and crew would put this ship back into operation in preparation for the next planned oil shortage in 1980. This is the story of those voyages, coming directly from the third mate’s personal log.< Less
Celebrate THE DAY OF ATONEMENT By Sylvia Duyan
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Once and for all, Jesus, the High Priest entered the most holy place in heaven and sprinkled His blood upon the seat of God's mercy. The curse of Adam's sin was broken. We who believe can now... More > celebrate to commemorate the atonement provided for us. “The Day of Atonement is a one day appointment with God to afflict oneself in the practice of seeking God’s face with humble prayers and fasting, confession of sins, repentance and intercession. It is also a time to remember the High priestly ministry of Christ and His atoning sacrifice on Calvary for the benefit of the believers and the world. This is done on the tenth day of the seventh month, Tishri.” --Bishop Jude Michael Garcia And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail. Revelation 11:29< Less
The Book of Knowledge By Erra Pater
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The Book of Knowledge encompasses the secrets of divination by the motion of heavenly bodies; the essential wisdom of palmistry and physiognomy; the maintenance of health by proper balance of the... More > four bodily humors; the true causes of such phenomena as earthquakes and lightning; folk remedies for man and beast; and the rudiments of agriculture and animal husbandry. Herein one can learn which months are most suitable for blood letting, how white wine can clear the winds in the head that cause deafness, and other practical wisdom. Attributed to the mythical Jewish astrologer Erra Pater, The Book of Knowledge has been printed in various forms for over four hundred years. Conceiving of the universe through the lens of superstition and sympathetic magic, it transports the modern reader to a pre-scientific era when the deep workings of the nature were as yet unseen and mysterious.< Less
Key to the Science of Theology: An Introduction to the First Principles of Spiritual Philosophy; Religion; Law and Government By Parley P. Pratt
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The present is an age of progress, of change, of rapid advance, and of wonderful revolutions. The very foundations of society—social, political, commercial, moral and religious, seem to be... More > shaken as with a mighty earthquake, from centre to circumference... While every science, every art is being developed; while the mind is awakened to new thought; while the windows of heaven are opened, as it were, and the profound depths of human intellect are stirred—moved from the foundation on all other subjects, religious knowledge seems at a stand still. One thing is certain—according to ancient prophecy, and agreeable to the general expectation of this and other ages, the day approaches which will flood the earth with the pure principles of religious knowledge; a day when none will have to teach his neighbour, saying, Know ye the Lord; for all persons shall know Him, from the least to the greatest.< Less
The Book of Knowledge By Erra Pater
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The Book of Knowledge encompasses the secrets of divination by the motion of heavenly bodies; the essential wisdom of palmistry and physiognomy; the maintenance of health by proper balance of the... More > four bodily humors; the true causes of such phenomena as earthquakes and lightning; folk remedies for man and beast; and the rudiments of agriculture and animal husbandry. Herein one can learn which months are most suitable for blood letting, how white wine can clear the winds in the head that cause deafness, and other practical wisdom. Attributed to the mythical Jewish astrologer Erra Pater, The Book of Knowledge has been printed in various forms for over four hundred years. Conceiving of the universe through the lens of superstition and sympathetic magic, it transports the modern reader to a pre-scientific era when the deep workings of the nature were as yet unseen and mysterious.< Less
Gog & Magog By Klaudio Zic
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+++ The first 3 victims mark the entrance of Venus into Hydra. As Venus enters Hydra, prophecies scroll and interlace as Gog, Magog, Putin, earthquakes, church massacre and the Antichrist reveal the... More > regressive pattern of the apocalypse. Eze 38:5 Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet: Both Moon and Venus settle in Masonic Sextans (the ascendant of Vatican City) before Venus enters Hydra. As Venus crosses from Sextans into the constellation of Tiamut, a massacre happens in a church in Missouri, announcing the visit of the Antichrist. Riding on the "7 Hills of Hydra", scientific astrology tells you which constellation rose at east in your nativity. 2000 years of 'European astrology' can not possibly tell you that.< Less
Secrets of the Seven Seals of the Book Of Revelation Deciphered By Ashoka Ray
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Based on more than 25 years of research, this timely and lucid analysis of the Book of Revelation, the last book of the New Testament of the Bible, is a fresh, dramatic and authentic interpretation... More > of the most influential prophetic text in the history of mankind. In 90 AD, the Apostle John, a follower of Jesus and the author of the Gospel of John in the New Testament, had a direct, spiritual experience wherein an angel, sent to him by Jesus Christ, showed him a detailed, cryptic, prophetic vision, which John recorded in chapters 4 through 22 of the Book of Revelation. Find out in this book about the beast, 666, the dragon, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Armageddon, the Great Earthquake, New Jerusalem, the Second Coming of Jesus Christ, the new future in store for all mankind and much, much more.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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