Soft Limits

Author: Brianna Hale
Publisher: Carina Press
ISBN: 1488081085
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Frederic d’Estang: performer, professional villain and my youthful crush. Graduate student Evie Bell spends her days ghostwriting memoirs and her nights playing out her most intimate sexual fantasies by penning fan fiction. When a famous stage actor bursts into her life, she’s drawn to his dark, sensual presence, despite herself. He calls me chérie, ma princesse, minette. In Paris, Frederic takes Evie firmly in hand, leading her down a sensual path neither of them could have imagined, and pushing them both dangerously near their limits. I call him Daddy. Evie is wary—fearing Frederic is a villain both onstage and off—but again and again, Frederic draws her in. Yet the closer they become, the more Frederic holds back, wanting to protect Evie from his despicable truth. He isn’t the man she believes him to be, and his secret may very well destroy them. And don’t miss Brianna Hale’s Little Dancer and Princess Brat, available now from Carina Press! This book is approximately 60,000 words One-click with confidence. This title is part of the Carina Press Romance Promise: all the romance you’re looking for with an HEA/HFN. It’s a promise!

Multivariable Predictive Control

Author: Sandip K. Lahiri
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119243513
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A guide to all practical aspects of building, implementing, managing, and maintaining MPC applications in industrial plants Multivariable Predictive Control: Applications in Industry provides engineers with a thorough understanding of all practical aspects of multivariate predictive control (MPC) applications, as well as expert guidance on how to derive maximum benefit from those systems. Short on theory and long on step-by-step information, it covers everything plant process engineers and control engineers need to know about building, deploying, and managing MPC applications in their companies. MPC has more than proven itself to be one the most important tools for optimising plant operations on an ongoing basis. Companies, worldwide, across a range of industries are successfully using MPC systems to optimise materials and utility consumption, reduce waste, minimise pollution, and maximise production. Unfortunately, due in part to the lack of practical references, plant engineers are often at a loss as to how to manage and maintain MPC systems once the applications have been installed and the consultants and vendors’ reps have left the plant. Written by a chemical engineer with two decades of experience in operations and technical services at petrochemical companies, this book fills that regrettable gap in the professional literature. Provides a cost-benefit analysis of typical MPC projects and reviews commercially available MPC software packages Details software implementation steps, as well as techniques for successfully evaluating and monitoring software performance once it has been installed Features case studies and real-world examples from industries, worldwide, illustrating the advantages and common pitfalls of MPC systems Describes MPC application failures in an array of companies, exposes the root causes of those failures, and offers proven safeguards and corrective measures for avoiding similar failures Multivariable Predictive Control: Applications in Industry is an indispensable resource for plant process engineers and control engineers working in chemical plants, petrochemical companies, and oil refineries in which MPC systems already are operational, or where MPC implementations are being considering.

Parenting the Ephraim s Child

Author: Deborah Talmadge
Publisher: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 9780882907734
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Determination, energy, and a headstrong will---the very traits that make your child a parenting challenge---are, in fact, the character strengths the Lord needs in our day. This revolutionary parenting guide combines real-life examples, scriptural passages, and sound techniques that will change the way you see your child. Learn to love your children because of their personalities, not in spite of them.

Classroom Management

Author: Paul Burden
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119352894
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A practical guide to what can be accomplished utilizing the technical aspects of Classroom Management, this invaluable resource will not only help educators learn how to build positive classroom communities, but also outline methods for involving students in the creation of their learning environment. The Sixth Edition has been updated to include a new chapter on communication skills for teaching, incorporated classroom case studies in each chapter, and includes updates using the latest management research in several chapters.

Setting Limits with your Strong Willed Teen

Author: Robert J. MacKenzie, Ed.D.
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 080413877X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From the bestselling Setting Limits series comes an invaluable guide for parents of strong-willed teenagers that explains how to effectively enforce discipline, encourage healthy growth, and create rewarding relationships with teens. Parenting modern teenagers is an enormous challenge. Teens have always been prone to rebellion and limit-testing. But in today's world of Twitter and Facebook, enormous academic and extracurricular pressure, and corrosive media influence, raising a teen to be well-adjusted, respectful, and mature enough to make good decisions is tougher than ever. Fortunately, Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Teen offers powerful, time-tested tools for moving beyond traditional methods that wear parents down while getting nowhere, and zeroing in on what really works so parents can use their energy in more efficient and productive ways. By understanding how to draw clear limits without lapsing into punishment or permissiveness, parents will be able to foster good judgment, build stronger bridges of communication and mutual respect, and end destructive power struggles. This is an invaluable resource for anyone wondering how to effectively build a positive, respectful, and rewarding relationship with their teen. In Setting Limits With Your Strong-Willed Teen, you will learn how to: -Understand your Strong-Willed Teen -Set firm and meaningful limits that your teen will respect -Motivate your teen to cooperate and communicate respectfully -Develop your own patience and a better tolerance for natural changes -Hold your teen accountable with instructive natural and logical consequences -Determine your teen's readiness for new freedoms and privileges -Teach your teen valuable lessons about character and trust · And much more!

Mastering Linux

Author: Paul S. Wang
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 143980687X
Format: PDF
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Encouraging hands-on practice, Mastering Linux provides a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to Linux concepts, usage, and programming. Through a set of carefully selected topics and practical examples, the book imparts a sound understanding of operating system concepts and shows how to use Linux effectively. Ready-to-Use Examples Offer Immediate Access to Practical Applications After a primer on the fundamentals, the text covers user interfaces, commands and filters, Bash Shell scripting, the file system, networking and Internet use, and kernel system calls. It presents many examples and complete programs ready to run on your Linux system. Each chapter includes a summary and exercises of varying degrees of difficulty. Web Resource The companion website at http://ml.sofpower.com/ offers a host of ancillary materials. Along with links to numerous resources, it includes appendices on SSH and SFTP, VIM, text editing with Vi, and the emacs editor. The site also provides a complete example code package for download. Master the Linux Operating System Toolbox This book enables you to leverage the capabilities and power of the Linux system more effectively. Going beyond this, it can help you write programs at the shell and C levels—encouraging you to build new custom tools for applications and R&D.

Corporate Value of Enterprise Risk Management

Author: Sim Segal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118023303
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The ultimate guide to maximizing shareholder value through ERM The first book to introduce an emerging approach synthesizing ERM and value-based management, Corporate Value of Enterprise Risk Management clarifies ERM as a strategic business management approach that enhances strategic planning and other decision-making processes. A hot topic in the wake of a series of corporate scandals as well as the financial crisis Looks at ERM as a way to deliver on the promise of balancing risk and return A practical guide for corporate Chief Risk Officers (CROs) and other business professionals seeking to successfully implement ERM ERM is here to stay. Sharing his unique insights and experiences as a recognized global thought leader in this field, author Sim Segal offers world-class guidance on how your business can successfully implement ERM to protect and increase shareholder value.

Setting Limits in the Classroom Revised

Author: Robert J. Mackenzie
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 0307489361
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder—at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to punishment and permissiveness—moving beyond traditional methods that wear you down and get you nowhere. Topics include: • Eliminating power struggles and handling disruptions quickly • Establishing an effective environment for learning • Using natural and logical consequences to support your rules • Conducting proactive, focused parent conferences • New research and techniques for supporting special-needs children With its new focus on younger students and special tools for handling “strong-willed” children, this edition offers schoolteachers the tools they need to gain control of their classrooms—respectfully and effectively. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Linux Cookbook

Author: Carla Schroder
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596550615
Format: PDF
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This unique and valuable collection of tips, tools, and scripts provides clear, concise, hands-on solutions that can be applied to the challenges facing anyone running a network of Linux servers from small networks to large data centers in the practical and popular problem-solution-discussion O'Reilly cookbook format.The Linux Cookbook covers everything you'd expect: backups, new users, and the like. But it also covers the non-obvious information that is often ignored in other books the time-sinks and headaches that are a real part of an administrator's job, such as: dealing with odd kinds of devices that Linux historically hasn't supported well, building multi-boot systems, and handling things like video and audio.The knowledge needed to install, deploy, and maintain Linux is not easily found, and no Linux distribution gets it just right. Scattered information can be found in a pile of man pages, texinfo files, and source code comments, but the best source of information is the experts themselves who built up a working knowledge of managing Linux systems. This cookbook's proven techniques distill years of hard-won experience into practical cut-and-paste solutions to everyday Linux dilemmas.Use just one recipe from this varied collection of real-world solutions, and the hours of tedious trial-and-error saved will more than pay for the cost of the book. But those who prefer to learn hands-on will find that this cookbook not only solves immediate problems quickly, it also cuts right to the chase pointing out potential pitfalls and illustrating tested practices that can be applied to a myriad of other situations.Whether you're responsible for a small Linux system, a huge corporate system, or a mixed Linux/Windows/MacOS network, you'll find valuable, to-the-point, practical recipes for dealing with Linux systems everyday. The Linux Cookbook is more than a time-saver; it's a sanity saver.