Arthur Casagrande (August 28, 1902 â€“ September 6, 1981) was an Austrian-born American civil engineer who made important contributions to the fields of engineering geology and geotechnical engineering during its infancy. Renowned for his ingenious designs of soil testing apparatus and fundamental research on and soil liquefaction, he is also credited for developing the soil mechanics teaching programme at Harvard University during the early 1930s that has since been modelled in many universities around th..
A shopping mall is a modern, chiefly North American, term for a form of shopping precinct or shopping center, in which one or more buildings form a complex of Retailing representing merchandisers with interconnecting that enable customers to walk from unit to unit. A shopping arcade is a specific form serving the same purpose.
The Rajya Sabha or Council of States is the upper house of the Parliament of India. Membership of Rajya Sabha is limited by the Constitution to a maximum of 250 members, and current laws have provision for 245 members. Most of the members of the House are indirectly elected by state and territorial legislatures using single transferable votes, while the President can appoint 12 members for their contributions to art, literature, science, and social services. Members sit for staggered six-year terms, with ..
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As you hit the arrows, you will be informed if your step was bad timing, pretty good, or perfect. Increasing your accuracy unlocks bonus combos, and by filling the rank meter you can increase your score and change the animated visuals in the background. Da..
There, the combination of down-home comfort, fresh-from-the-farm ingredients, and dedicated preparation hooked her for life. Now the award-winning cookbook author and restaurateur serves up nearly two hundred contemporary interpretations of classic dishesâ..
Most everyone thinks Ward of Hurog is a simple-minded foolâ€”and thatâ€™s just fine by him. But few people know that his foolishness is (very convincingly) feigned. And that itâ€™s the only thing thatâ€™s saved him from death. Â When his abusive father di..
Changelings by day and slayers at dark, they call themselves People of the Blood. Mankind calls them Dragons. One has stepped forward to tell his story. Â Four long, lonely years have passed since the murder of Peter DelaSangreâ€™s beloved wife. Although ..
The ice is a cold mistress. As the leagueâ€™s most eligible goalie, Max Fournier has access to his fair share of willing puck bunnies, but right now heâ€™s more interested in bringing home another championship than a one-night stand. A romantic at heart, M..
This book features a collection of techniques beginning with basics such as making pinch pots, coil building and slab construction to more advanced techniques such as throwing and mould-making. All techniques are followed by several inspiring projects such..
While most other girls her age are worries about school and clothes and boys, Cass has spent most of her life traveling the world with her travel TV-show-host parents. She gets toÂ visit fabulous places and loves connecting with people via her popular blog..
Winds blown from the Arctic and the Gulf of Mexico reach the Great Plains because there are few trees to slow down the wind. So people experience everything from Arctic cold to hot winds. Buffalo once roamed freely on the flat plains that were formed by gl..
The Rajya Sabha or Council of States is the upper house of the Parliament of India. Membership of Rajya Sabha is limited by the Constitution to a maximum of 250 members, and current laws have provision for 245 members. Most of the members of the House ar
Twenty20 cricket, sometimes written Twenty-20, and often abbreviated to T20, is a short form of cricket. It was originally introduced by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in 2003 for professional inter-county competition in England and Wales. In