📒 Author : Robert Steele
📒 Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
📒 Release Date : 2004-01-01
📒 Pages : 407
📒 ISBN : 1855737329
📒 Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
📒 Category : Technology & Engineering

SYNOPSIS : The shelf-life of a product is critical in determining both its quality and profitability. This important collection reviews the key factors in determining shelf-life and how it can be measured. Part one examines the factors affecting shelf-life and spoilage, including individual chapters on the major types of food spoilage, the role of moisture and temperature, spoilage yeasts, the Maillard reaction and the factors underlying lipid oxidation. Part two addresses the best ways of measuring the shelf-life of foods, with chapters on modelling food spoilage, measuring and modelling glass transition, detecting spoilage yeasts, measuring lipid oxidation, the design and validation of shelf-life tests and the use of accelerated shelf-life tests. Understanding and measuring the shelf-life of food is an important reference for all those concerned with extending the shelf-life of food. Reviews the key factors in determining shelf-life and how they can be measured Examines the importance of the shelf-life of a product in determining its quality and profitability Brings together the leading international experts in the field

📒 Author : Roy I. Brown
📒 Publisher : Nelson Thornes
📒 Release Date : 1997-01-01
📒 Pages : 357
📒 ISBN : 0748732942
📒 Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
📒 Category : Social Science

SYNOPSIS : Interest in quality of life has increased considerably over recent years and is now making considerable impact amongst all practitioners concerned with people with disabilities. This book looks critically at the concepts, assessment and practice as they relate to quality of life issues in many fields of disability. The issues for professional training and practice are evaluated and the benefits of involvement in creative activities are examined. Vocational, social and leisure implications for quality of life considerations are also explored in a number of chapters. Case studies and examples are used throughout the book to make this edition accessible and of real practical use to all those working with people with disabilities.

📒 Author : Douglas Sirk
📒 Publisher : Rutgers University Press
📒 Release Date : 1991
📒 Pages : 346
📒 ISBN : 0813516455
📒 Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
📒 Category : Performing Arts

SYNOPSIS : Douglas Sirk (Claus Detler Sierck) was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1900. He made nine films before fleeing Nazi Germany, eventually coming to America. His best-known films, made during the 1950s--all of them melodramas--were Magnificent Obsession, All That Heaven Allows, The Tarnished Angels, Written on the Wind, and Imitation of Life (made in 1958, released in 1959). Because of the special stamp he put on his melodramas, Sirk's best works transcend the constraints of their genre. In them, he both exemplified and critiqued postwar, conservative, materialistic life and its false value systems. There is much in Sirk, particularly in Imitation of Life, that is of interest to us today. The time seems to be right for a new look at the film, its reception amidst scandal over the affairs of its star--Lana Turner--the relationships between its mothers and daughters, the tensions between its men and its women, the friendships between its black and white women, and the ambiguous, controversial approach of Sirk to his material. This volume includes the complete continuity script of the film, critical commentary and published reviews, interviews with the director, and a filmography and bibliography. It also includes an excellent introduction by Lucy Fischer.

📒 Author : Lester H. Gabriel
📒 Publisher : Transportation Research Board
📒 Release Date : 1998
📒 Pages : 39
📒 ISBN : 0309061113
📒 Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
📒 Category : Culverts

SYNOPSIS : "The synthesis describes the current state of the practice regarding state transportation agency standards and strategies that determine and define the service life of drainage pipe. Information for the synthesis was collected by surveying state transportation agencies and by conducting a literature search."--Avant-propos.

📒 Author : Prakash S. Shetty
📒 Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
📒 Release Date : 2002-01-01
📒 Pages : 198
📒 ISBN : 1904007406
📒 Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
📒 Category : Health & Fitness

SYNOPSIS : A summary what is known about the relationship between diet and health at different points in the life cycle, and the nutritional requirements of individuals of different ages.

📒 Author : Ann P. Turnbull
📒 Publisher : AAMR
📒 Release Date : 2004
📒 Pages : 320
📒 ISBN : 9780940898875
📒 Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
📒 Category : Education

SYNOPSIS : Shares perspectives of family members, researchers, and policy leaders from five countries on quality of life within families living with a person with an intellectual disability. This book includes a discussion on future research, programs, and policies.

📒 Author : Barbara Newman
📒 Publisher : Cengage Learning
📒 Release Date : 2008-03-10
📒 Pages : 720
📒 ISBN : 9780495553410
📒 Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
📒 Category : Psychology

SYNOPSIS : Newman and Newman take a chronological approach to the study of the life span, drawing on the psychosocial theory of Erik Erikson to provide a conceptual framework for the text. Newman and Newman address physical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth in all life stages, focusing on the idea that development results from the interdependence of these areas at every stage, and placing special emphasis on optimal development through life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

📒 Author : C.M.D. Man
📒 Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
📒 Release Date : 2000-07-31
📒 Pages : 272
📒 ISBN : 0834217821
📒 Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
📒 Category : Technology & Engineering

SYNOPSIS : The best-selling first edition of this contributed book established itself as a highly practical and authoritative source of information on shelf-life evaluation. Every food manufacturer is concerned about shelf life, as are the major retailers and ingredient suppliers. Increasing consumer interest in food safety, quality and date marking, competitive pressures from retailers and extensive legislative changes have combined to give this subject new significance. A proper evaluation of shelf life must be grounded on sound scientific prinicles, supported by up-to-date techniques. This book begins with six chapters reviewing the principles of shelf-life evaluation, followed by ten chapters on a number of selected food products such as chilled yogurt and other dairy desserts, seafood, and meat. The latest edition has been expanded to include new chapters on HACCP, preservation technology and shelf life, and minimally processed, ready-to-eat ambient-stable meat products. Sufficient information on the principles and practice of shelf life evaluation has been included for the beginner as well as for those who are more experienced in this area.

📒 Author : Keith Richards
📒 Publisher : Little, Brown
📒 Release Date : 2010-10-26
📒 Pages : 576
📒 ISBN : 9780316128568
📒 Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
📒 Category : Biography & Autobiography

SYNOPSIS : As lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics, and the songs that roused the world. A true and towering original, he has always walked his own path, spoken his mind, and done things his own way. Now at last Richards pauses to tell his story in the most anticipated autobiography in decades. And what a story! Listening obsessively to Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records in a coldwater flat with Mick Jagger and Brian Jones, building a sound and a band out of music they loved. Finding fame and success as a bad-boy band, only to find themselves challenged by authorities everywhere. Dropping his guitar's sixth string to create a new sound that allowed him to create immortal riffs like those in "Honky Tonk Woman" and "Jumpin' Jack Flash." Falling in love with Anita Pallenberg, Brian Jones's girlfriend. Arrested and imprisoned for drug possession. Tax exile in France and recording Exile on Main Street. Ever-increasing fame, isolation, and addiction making life an ever faster frenzy. Through it all, Richards remained devoted to the music of the band, until even that was challenged by Mick Jagger's attempt at a solo career, leading to a decade of conflicts and ultimately the biggest reunion tour in history. In a voice that is uniquely and unmistakably him--part growl, part laugh--Keith Richards brings us the truest rock-and-roll life of our times, unfettered and fearless and true. Richards' rich voice introduces the audiobook edition of LIFE and leads us into Johnny Depp's performance, while fellow artist Joe Hurley bridges the long road traveled before Richards closes with the final chapter of this incredible 23-hour production, which includes a bonus PDF of photos.

📒 Author : James E. Lindsay
📒 Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
📒 Release Date : 2005
📒 Pages : 299
📒 ISBN : 0313322708
📒 Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
📒 Category : History

SYNOPSIS : From the time of its birth in Mecca in the 7th century C.E., Islam and the Islamic world rapidly expanded outward, extending to Spain and West Africa in the west, and to Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent in the east. An examination of the daily life in these Islamic regions provides insight into a civilized, powerful, and economically stable culture, where large metropolitan centers such as Damascus, Baghdad, and Cairo thrived in many areas, including intellectual and scientific inquiry. In contrast with medieval Europe, there is little common knowledge in the West of the culture and history of this vibrant world, as different from our own in terms of the political, religious, and social values it possessed, as it is similar in terms of the underlying human situation that supports such values. This book provides an intimate look into the daily life of the medieval Islamic world, and is thus an invaluable resource for students and general readers alike interested in understanding this world, so different, and yet so connected, to our own.