A Driver's Step-By-Step Guide to Finding Their Own Optimal Line Through the Physics of Racing
Author: Paradigm Shift Driver Development
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
New for 2016. An extended preview of The Perfect Corner is available at www.paradigmshiftracing.com Kindle version available to paperback purchasers for $0.99 through Amazon's Matchbook program. We will take you through a fun and intuitive lesson in the physics of racing and then we'll apply it as you learn to optimize your driving technique. We will look at real-world racetracks and provide an exact procedure to find the ideal approach all from the driver's-eye point of view. Regardless of your current level of driving experience, you can apply these techniques today and remove any doubt about what you should be doing on track for good. TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE: Line Theory Vehicle dynamics simplified Corner exit power application The myth of the super late apex Using the Euler Spiral on track Spiral variables Beginner vs advanced driver spirals Car and track effects on spiral shape The "artist rendition" line compared Circular entry compared Myth of the corner exit speed check The physics of trail braking Determining brake points The infinite straightaway problem Low vs high acceleration arcs Optimizing entry and exit together Advanced corners Full throttle into the spiral Braking or deceleration? Real world considerations The necessity of mistakes The driver's eye view Force direction real world examples Bonus section: Advanced racing physics
A Driver's Step-By-Step Guide to Optimizing Complex Sections Through the Physics of Racing
Author: Adam Brouillard,Paradigm Shift Driver Development
Category: Sports & Recreation
Learn how the physics of racing can be applied to advanced track sections. We show you the rules needed for double apexes and chicanes, as well as how to link them in complex sequences. Plus you'll learn the surprising science of optimizing straights. Finally, the last section will really put you to the test as we break down some of the most complex corner sequences in the world. If you can solve these puzzles, you will understand how to drive anything. Learn how there is no such thing as a throwaway corner and how every single section of a track can be driven to perfection.
Publisher: Allied Publishers
The Complete Guide to High-Performance and Race Driving
Author: Ross Bentley
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Category: Sports & Recreation
Ultimate Speed Secrets is the drivers guide to going faster! Professional race instructor Ross Bentley has raced everything from Indy cars to world sports cars and has the experience to make any racer a more complete driver. With detailed drills and comprehensive instructions, Bentley covers everything you need to know: choosing lines; adapting to different cars, tracks, and racing conditions; setting up controls; and understanding car adjustments and mental preparation. Whether you are racing an Indy car or simply interested in becoming a more complete driver on the street, Ultimate Speed Secrets will give you the information you need to succeed!
Eine Einführung in rechnergestützte Methoden
Author: Kurt Littger
Optimierung ist eine Aufgabe von besonderer Bedeutung für Unternehmen und Organisationen. Durch wachsenden Wettbewerb wird dieses Thema immer wichtiger. Hier wird es in einer Darstellungsform behandelt, die den Praktiker ohne große mathematische Vorkenntnisse in dieses komplexe Sachgebiet einführt. Hierbei werden theoretische (algorithmische) Aspekte konzeptionell behandelt und in Beziehung zu Aspekten der Datenverarbeitung (Software) sowie zu den Anwendungsgebieten gestellt, wie z.B. Standort-, Personal-, Produktions- und Vertriebsplanung von Unternehmen. Das Buch führt den Leser von den klassischen Methoden und Anwendungen bis zu den neuesten Verfahren und Problemstellungen betriebswirtschaftlicher und technischer Art. Es trägt dazu bei, dem großen Interessentenkreis aus den verschiedensten Branchen den Blick für die Möglichkeiten des rechnergestützten Optimierens zu öffnen. Von besonderem Wert für den Leser ist der einführende Charakter der Darstellung und das reichhaltige, strukturierte Literaturverzeichnis.
More Professional Race Driving Techniques
Author: Ross Bentley
Publisher: MotorBooks International
Discover the secrets that will make you a faster and more successful racecar driver with this up-to-date insight into the latest techniques in racing. Professional driver and driving coach Ross Bentley, reveals what it takes to be fast and win races at the highest levels. Chock full of diagrams and concise "speed secrets," Bentley has created an all-new approach to learning and perfecting the ideal line around the racetrack. He teaches you how to turn errors into more speed, left-foot braking techniques, as well as three sure-fire ways to lower your best lap time. Ross Bentley, who is the author of Speed Secrets, Inner Speed Secrets, and Bob Bondurant on Race Kart Driving, was a driver for the winning SRPII team at the Rolex 24 Hour race at Daytona. Ross is a member of Team Seattle, which also took home second place in SRPII. The two Team Seattle cars finished 7th and 8th overall in a field of 44 cars.
Author: Rasa Von Werder
GuruRasa answers, What is the purpose of dreams? Q 1 WHAT is a dream? A A communication system from the unconscious mind to the conscious Q 2 What are SYMBOLS? A The MEANS by which the unconscious SPEAKS to the conscious Q 3 What is the PURPOSE of dreams? A Dreams accomplish these things and more: 1 They SAVE LIVES and SOULS.................................... 2 Warn us of danger; physical, emotional and spiritual to ourselves and others 3 Tell us the true feelings, intentions or interior state of others 4 Reveal our own interior state, sins, virtues and gifts, phobias and desires 5 Explain mysterious situations or incidents 6 Explain WHAT WOULD BE if we did a certain thing 7 Explain the reactions of others to us if we met them or communicated with them 8 Explain what TO DO or NOT TO DO
Author: Brad Thor
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
A weapon designed to decimate the Roman Empire has just become the No.1 threat to the United States. Caught live on Al Jazeera in an off-the-books operation, Scot Harvath's career has been terminated. But when the tide in the War on Terror suddenly turns against the US, the president has no choice but to secretly enlist the help of the man the administration has just fired. Ducking a congressional subpoena, Harvath travels to the Mediterranean, where he learns of a shadowy organization that has been combing the earth for decades in search of the ultimate weapon to use against the USA and her allies. Now, after three summers of record-breaking heat across Europe, one steadily melting Alpine glacier has given up an ancient secret - one with the potential to thrust civilization back into the Dark Ages. From Cyprus, London and Paris, to Italy, Switzerland and Saudi Arabia, Harvath must race against the clock to stop one of the greatest evils ever to face the western world. Look out for the adrenaline-fuelled new Brad Thor novel, Code of Conduct, published in July 2015!
Inspirational Stories from Entrepreneurs Around the World
Author: Sandy Forster
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Get inspired to unleash your full potential and enjoy a life of wealth and abundance with this story collection from the creator of WildWealthy.com. Have you been searching for ways to live a truly fulfilling life? Do you want more happiness, wealth, good health and joy? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then Living an Abundant Life will provide you with the answers you seek to living a truly amazing life! In this book you will learn some of the best kept secrets on how to enrich your life beyond your wildest dreams from some of the greatest international leaders and teachers in today’s world, including Neale Donald Walsch, Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. Inside you will discover. . . . Why your attitude is the essence of your ultimate success Stop sabotaging yourself and get what you desire How to transform your life despite your current circumstances How to find your own definition of abundance even through adversity And more! If you want more out of life, love, and the world around you, then Living an Abundant Life is the life guide you’ve been waiting for.
Author: R. Porter
As a teen, Samantha learned how few of lifes choices would be hers, if she did not achieve independence in her thinking, as well as financially. However, while endeavoring to be independent, forces worked against her, used her, victimized her. Samantha was forced to retaliate, and found that the taste of revenge, although sweet indeed, was horrifyingly costly.
Publisher: Fodor's Travel
Montreal and Quebec City are treasured destinations for American travelers: a corner of France in North America. This ebook captures the French-speaking cities’ universal appeal, from sidewalk cafés to winter sports and traditional French cuisine. Competitive Advantage: This ebook outscores the competition in key areas, including deeper coverage of Montreal’s renowned shopping and nightlife scenes, and Quebec City’s historic sights. Expanded Coverage: New hotel and restaurant recommendations have been added throughout Montreal and Quebec City, as well as their surrounding regions, including the Laurentians, the Eastern Townships (les Cantons de l’Est), and Charlevoix. Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: City walks provide visitors with thematic tours of Montreal and Quebec City. Itineraries cover step-by-step day trips or multi-destination visits to surrounding regions. Hotel and restaurant Best Bets guide travelers to the top places to stay and eat by price, style and/or cuisine. Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Montreal and Quebec City offers savvy advice and recommendations from expert and local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
Author: Brian Shields
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Celebrate 30 Years of WrestleMania with this comprehensive look back at the biggest annual event in sports-entertainment! 30 Years of WrestleMania provides in-depth coverage of WWE's WrestleMania from its inception to the current day. Relive each exciting match with detailed information, exclusive interviews, never-before-seen shots, and much more! Stunning Visuals In-depth Discussion of each WrestleMania Event Exclusive Interviews with Superstars, Divas, and More Behind the Scenes Look at these Historic Matches
Author: K. McKinley
Publisher: Kristine McKinley
Eavesdropping and saying exactly what she’s thinking are just a couple of flaws that get Amelia into trouble. Who knew magic was real? That there is a whole world out there she’d never heard of, where magic is common? Amelia’s life is about to take a dramatic change—will she be able to survive all the twists and turns to come? Or will she end up pissing off the wrong man?
Author: Gail Damerow
Publisher: Storey Publishing
The big orange pumpkin is no longer just for Halloween! Gail Damerow shows you how to cultivate more than 95 varieties of pumpkin, and provides recipes for pumpkin pies, muffins, and even pumpkin beer. You’ll also learn how to use pumpkins in a variety of craft projects, from carving unique jack-o’-lanterns to creating pumpkin-scented creams and soaps. With tips on growing giant pumpkins, preserving your harvest through the winter, and much more, The Perfect Pumpkin will delight pumpkin lovers of all sensibilities.
Or, The Finding of Christ
Author: Anna Bonus Kingsford
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
These wide-ranging lectures on theosophy, first published in 1882, discuss religions, spirits, divinity and redemption, truth, liberty and reason.
Author: Nicolle Morock
The story follows a fictional character on an adventure while she searches for the location of a legend lost to time. While the plot line is fictional, the ghost stories intertwined with it are true.
Author: David C. Holroyd
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
Category: Graphic novels
The Perfect Pair: The Enchanted Mirror is the graphic tale of commercial dolphins and the immensely personal account of a young boy’s first love – a special love that takes him on a mystical journey deep into the world of the dolphin, effectively casting him into a reality that constantly questions man’s overall appraisal of these very special people of the sea. It tells of a mind connection – a psychic bond so strong that it enables the boy and his charges to become Europe’s top performing team… The best of the best. Two dolphins famed for working in absolute unison, eventually leading them into achieving the much-revered full somersault routine – a shadow ballet of exquisite grace and beauty. A moving and emotional story, The Perfect Pair: The Enchanted Mirror will appeal to adults with an interest in dolphins and the people who work with them. Authors David and Tracy have been inspired by a number of authors and publications. David takes inspiration from Marvel comics, whilst Tracy is inspired by P G Wodehouse, Agatha Christie and Susan Hill.
Meet the Neo-Traditional Family and 8 Other Parent Groups You've Seen at the Playground
Author: Jennifer Conlin
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Category: Family & Relationships
With a classification system that has every parenting style down to a 't', The Perfect Parents Handbook is unputdownable reading for anyone who's ever forked over major three figures for the "must have" stroller or agonized over what their children's school says about them as parents. The real facts and details in this book gently skewer modern mothers and fathers and will at the same time delight them with dead-on accuracy in describing the habits and accouterments of nine types, including: --The Neo-Trads: Dad makes the cupcakes and kids' artwork is everywhere (not just on the fridge); the family's taste always exceeds its wallet --The Martyr Parents: They've sacrificed so much for the kids that the kids have taken over the asylum --The Power Parents: The IV sessions that led to triplets were coordinated on mom and dad's Blackberries and the real British nanny swabs the babies' Burberry button-downs on the way to their five bedroom Park Avenue apartment --The Classic Parents: Everybody's in LL Bean and their 2.3 children all climb into a little red wagon to get to the SUV Laced with titillating facts about our child-centric culture (unique baby announcements! nursery decorators! mandatory volunteering at preschool!), The Perfect Parents Handbook decodes the complex and terrifying (smothering doulas! educational vacations to the rainforest!) world of raising kids.,
An American Story
Author: Robert L. Glover
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Drugs, guns, and violence-all are a part of American urban culture. Street Corner Symphony shares the dark side of the urban experience and how one man becomes ensnared in its web. Regardless of race, color, or creed, many families become embroiled in this culture, turning their American dream into a nightmare. Author Robert Lee Glover shares his personal story of tragedy and triumph through the urban landscape of drugs and violence. But Glover also points out the things in life that make us great, and how we are at our best when life seems to be at its worst. Street Corner Symphony will give hope to those with family members involved with drugs and assure them that it is not their fault. Glover's intimate journey through the horrors of drugs is also filled with redemption and spiritual awakening. Most importantly, Glover stresses that there is still hope for all of us, no matter what we have done or the life we have led. With strength, faith, and optimism, anything is possible.
In Nob Hill
Author: Rosanna Brand
The Perfect Tenant in Nob Hill. 1969Cassandra Nelson finds her first place through the classified ads and moves to San Franciscos Nob Hill. She shares her apartment with a young coed. With her enjoying her new independence and a new professional job in the financial district, life is everything she always dreamed of at nineteen; but only three months later, all is about to change. Cassandra returns home from work to find her roommate brutally murdered. Her life is thrown into a tailspin from that day forward, and unbeknownst to her, she holds the clue to identifying the killer and he knows it. Several more murders take place in Nob Hill, prompting the police to announce it is the work of a serial killer. Cassandra develops a haunting suspicion that she may have made a grave error in judgment resulting in the biggest mistake of her young life. After helping the police come up with a sketch of a person of interest, she moves back to Marin to start over. She also gets herself entangled in a heartbreaking love triangle with the lead detective on the case. But the Nob Hill Killer has his own plans: to seek revenge on Cassandra. He begins to taunt and stalk her in uncanny ways until she finally realizes the only way to rid herself of her tormentor is to killor be killed.