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Vice-Presidential Vacancy

John D. Feerick

in The Twenty-Fifth Amendment: Its Complete History and Application

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823252008
eISBN:
9780823252879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823252008.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the creation of the office of the Vice-Presidency. While the Vice President’s duties have been minimal during much of the nation’s history, the office proved to be vitally ... More


The people push back: protests for affordable homes for all

Rory Hearne

in Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Housing has always been a deeply political issue given its centrality to people’s lives. However, how it is politicised and treated, and its prominence in political and public debate, has changed ... More


Free-Energy Calculations

Vasily Bulatov and Wei Cai

in Computer Simulations of Dislocations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198526148
eISBN:
9780191916618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198526148.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Free energy is of central importance for understanding the properties of physical systems at finite temperatures. While in the zero temperature limit the system should evolve to a state of minimum ... More


Introduction To Crystal Dislocations

Vasily V Bulatov and Wei Cai

in Computer Simulations of Dislocations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198526148
eISBN:
9780191916618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198526148.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Dislocations first appeared as an abstract mathematical concept. In the late 19th century, Italian mathematician Vito Volterra examined mathematical properties of singularities produced by cutting ... More


Defects

Adrian P Sutton

in Concepts of Materials Science

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192846839
eISBN:
9780191938764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846839.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Over time materials change. A material changes towards thermodynamic equilibrium with its environment, or away from equilibrium if it is subjected to external influences such as mechanical ... More


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