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Staccato

Heinrich Schenker

in The Art of Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151510
eISBN:
9780199871582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151510.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This brief chapter describes the physical means of shortening notes in a manner appropriate to the desired effect.


Aerodynamics

John J. Videler

in Avian Flight

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299928
eISBN:
9780191714924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299928.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Main forces on a flying bird are lift, weight, thrust, and drag. Quantitative visualization of the flow shows how these forces result from the interactions between bird and air. Conventional flow ... More


Basic concepts I: common law statutes; the enactment; legal meaning; factual outline and legal thrust; implied ancillary rules

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains the concept common law statutes, stressing that the laws governing common law countries are now mostly enactments of a democratic parliament, mediated by common law rules of ... More


Linguistic canons and interpretative technique

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

A linguistic canon reflects the nature and use of non-legal language. An Act is read as a whole. Except in a consolidation Act, different words are given different meanings and the same words the ... More


Techniques of law management

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Officials and lawyers need to be taught and use certain techniques of dealing with legislation, i.e., ‘law handling’ or ‘law management’. Ability effectively to manage the relevant law is central to ... More


Taylor’s The History of Cardenio in Wellington

David Lawrence

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses the May 2009 performance of Gary Taylor’s adaptation of Double Falsehood as The History of Cardenio, directed by David Carnegie and Lori Leigh in Wellington, New Zealand. It is ... More


Rocket Trajectories

John E. Prussing

in Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198811084
eISBN:
9780191848360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811084.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

rocket trajectories, including equations of motion are treated. High- and low-thrust engines are analysed, including constant-specific-impulse and variable-specific-impulse engines. The equation of ... More


Avian Aerodynamics

Helmut Satz

in The Rules of the Flock: Self-Organization and Swarm Structure in Animal Societies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198853398
eISBN:
9780191888052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853398.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

A bird in flight experiences four forces: wing flapping brings a forward thrust and an upward lift, while air resistance creates a drag and the weight of the bird a downward pull. In addition, the ... More


Under the Cuban Flag Notions of Indigeneity at the End of the Nineteenth Century

Peter Hume

in Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032184
eISBN:
9780813038766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032184.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses how narratives of national sovereignty, personal freedom, and pro-indigenous movements were appropriated and deployed, for the benefit of the U.S. imperialist thrust and ... More


The Basis for Continued Combat Operations

Joachim Ludewig

in Rückzug: The German Retreat from France, 1944

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813140797
eISBN:
9780813141305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140797.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 9 establishes the ability of the German forces to continue to offer defensive opposition to the Allies. The objectives that Eisenhower had established for his armies on August 24 had mostly ... More


An Agricultural Boom and Its Unexpected Consequences

Thomas D. Rogers

in The Deepest Wounds: A Labor and Environmental History of Sugar in Northeast Brazil

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834336
eISBN:
9781469603902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899588_rogers.12
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows how the state's attempts to intervene in the zona da mata accelerated once the military took command. The state interacted with producers and workers through representatives both ... More


Improving a Nonoptimal Impulsive Trajectory

John E. Prussing

in Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198811084
eISBN:
9780191848360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811084.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Improving a nonoptimal trajectory is analysed, including adding terminal coasts and midcourse impulses in fixed-time trajectories. Orbit transfer is also analysed. If the primer vector evaluated ... More


Continuous-Thrust Trajectories

John E. Prussing

in Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198811084
eISBN:
9780191848360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811084.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Continuous-thrust trajectories are analysed, including quasi-circular transfer, non-constant mass, and optimal quasi-circular transfer. Wiesel provides an approximate analysis of circle-to-circle ... More


Cooperative Rendezvous

John E. Prussing

in Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198811084
eISBN:
9780191848360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811084.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Cooperative rendezvous involves two thrusting spacecraft. Optimal continuous thrust trajectories and impulsive thrust terminal maneuvers are analysed. Orbital rendezvous typically involves one ... More


Movement in Water

Andrew A. Biewener and Shelia N. Patek (eds)

in Animal Locomotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198743156
eISBN:
9780191803031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743156.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines how the physical properties of water influence and explain the great diversity of swimming performance and mechanisms - from the scale of spermatozoa on up to whales. The key ... More


Movement in Air

Andrew A. Biewener and Shelia N. Patek (eds)

in Animal Locomotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198743156
eISBN:
9780191803031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743156.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

Aerial flight involves the same fluid mechanical principles as aquatic locomotion. However, the 800-fold lower density of air compared with water has marked consequences on the mechanisms of aerial ... More


Horizontal/vertical displacements and their rates

Jean-Luc Bouchez and Adolphe Nicolas

in Principles of Rock Deformation and Tectonics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192843876
eISBN:
9780191926501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843876.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter widens our scope towards translation and rotation. These displacements are critical in tectonic studies along with distortion, which has so far been the main subject of this book. Note ... More


The Making of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibetan Plateau

Mike Searle

in Colliding Continents: A geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199653003
eISBN:
9780191918247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199653003.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

My quest to figure out how the great mountain ranges of Asia, the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibetan Plateau were formed has thus far lasted over thirty years from my first glimpse of those wonderful ... More


The Lisbon Earthquake and the Age of Reason

Susan Elizabeth Hough and Roger G. Bilham

in After the Earth Quakes: Elastic Rebound on an Urban Planet

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195179132
eISBN:
9780197562291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195179132.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geophysics: Earth Sciences

An individual’s response to any catastrophic event, including the capacity for rebound, surely depends a great deal on one’s expectations before the event. In a short-term sense, earthquakes remain ... More


Basic Life Support (BLS)

Clare Cree

in Nursing OSCEs: A Complete Guide to Exam Success

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693580
eISBN:
9780191918414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693580.003.0019
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

This chapter will focus on preparing you to undertake an OSCE in the skill of basic life support (BLS), in a cardiac arrest situation, following the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines (2010). ... More


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