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Traction

Traction
  • Author : Gabriel Weinberg,Justin Mares
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-10-06
  • Total pages :250
  • ISBN : 9780698411876
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Summary : Most startups don’t fail because they can’t build a product. Most startups fail because they can’t get traction. Startup advice tends to be a lot of platitudes repackaged with new buzzwords, but Traction is something else entirely. As Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares learned from their own experiences, building a successful company is hard. For every startup that grows to the point where it can go public or be profitably acquired, hundreds of others sputter and die. Smart entrepreneurs know that the key to success isn’t the originality of your offering, the brilliance of your team, or how much money you raise. It’s how consistently you can grow and acquire new customers (or, for a free service, users). That’s called traction, and it makes everything else easier—fund-raising, hiring, press, partnerships, acquisitions. Talk is cheap, but traction is hard evidence that you’re on the right path. Traction will teach you the nineteen channels you can use to build a customer base, and how to pick the right ones for your business. It draws on inter-views with more than forty successful founders, including Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia), Alexis Ohanian (reddit), Paul English (Kayak), and Dharmesh Shah (HubSpot). You’ll learn, for example, how to: ·Find and use offline ads and other channels your competitors probably aren’t using ·Get targeted media coverage that will help you reach more customers ·Boost the effectiveness of your email marketing campaigns by automating staggered sets of prompts and updates ·Improve your search engine rankings and advertising through online tools and research Weinberg and Mares know that there’s no one-size-fits-all solution; every startup faces unique challenges and will benefit from a blend of these nineteen traction channels. They offer a three-step framework (called Bullseye) to figure out which ones will work best for your business. But no matter how you apply them, the lessons and examples in Traction will help you create and sustain the growth your business desperately needs. From the Hardcover edition.

Electric Traction - Motive Power and Energy Supply

Electric Traction - Motive Power and Energy Supply
  • Author : Andreas Steimel
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008
  • Total pages :333
  • ISBN : 3835631322
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Summary : This book conveys mechanical fundamentals of electric railway propulsion, which includes rail-bound guidance, transmission of traction effort from wheel to rail under the influence of non-constant levels of adhesion and the transmission of motor torque to a spring-mounted and thus sliding drive set.

Recherche Pour Le Développement de la Traction Animale en Afrique de L'Ouest

Recherche Pour Le Développement de la Traction Animale en Afrique de L'Ouest
  • Author : West Africa Animal Traction Network. Workshop,Peter R. Lawrence,West Africa Animal Traction Network
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1993-01-01
  • Total pages :306
  • ISBN : 9290532769
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Summary : Animal health; Diversified uses of animal traction; Harnessing and implements; Management; Nutrition; Research methodoloby; Socio-economic aspects; Technology transfer; Regional and miscellaneous; Workshop synthesis; Poster abstracts.

The Traction Engine

The Traction Engine
  • Author : James H. Maggard
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-09
  • Total pages :307
  • ISBN : 9781935327028
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Summary : Developed in the late 1850s, the traction engine revolutionized the agriculture industry. James H. Maggard, an authority on steam power, wrote The Traction Engine for the ¿rough and tumble engineers¿ tasked with operating these machines in the field. That was not an altogether easy task, even for a seasoned professional. Breakdowns, boiler explosions, and injury could result, if one was inattentive. This reprint of the 1900 edition of the book features expanded chapters on the subject of threshing machines and the new internal combustion engine models.

Manual of Orthopaedics

Manual of Orthopaedics
  • Author : Marc F. Swiontkowski,Steven D. Stovitz
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006
  • Total pages :468
  • ISBN : 078175755X
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Summary : The thoroughly updated Sixth Edition of this popular Spiral® Manual is a reliable, accessible guide for all health care professionals who diagnose and treat musculoskeletal injuries and diseases. In a user-friendly outline format, the book presents specific proven treatment regimens for the full range of acute and chronic orthopaedic disorders. More than 200 illustrations complement the text. This edition's chapters on non-acute disorders include guidelines for primary care physicians on evaluating patients' complaints, planning a cost-effective workup, utilizing physical and occupational therapy, and determining whether orthopaedic subspecialist care is needed. A new chapter covers aspiration and injection of upper and lower extremities.

Is Bullock Traction a Sustainable Technology?

Is Bullock Traction a Sustainable Technology?
  • Author : Johann H. Hesse
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1997-11
  • Total pages :316
  • ISBN : 158112015X
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Summary : This study examines the question of whether or not the technology of bullock traction has spread in northern Ghana between 1982/83 and 1993/94 and, furthermore, what factors determine changes in the pattern of the adoption of bullock traction in this area. The introduction to the problem and the objectives of the study in chapter one are followed by a theoretical section in chapter two that focuses on the question why one would have expected a further spread of bullock traction. This chapter explains the direct benefits of bullock traction and reviews the current state of knowledge of this issue. Factors that might have resulted in changes in these direct benefits of bullock traction between 1982/83 and 1993/94 such as population growth and the effects of structural adjustment programs are discussed. Additionally, the implications of the life-cycle of households and the tradition of the inheritance of cattle for changes related to bullock traction adoption over time are identified. Chapter three introduces the empirical data collection procedure and methods. The study is a follow up study to the study of Panin (1988) who conducted research on the same farm-households in 1982/83, in three villages of the Northern Region of Ghana. Chapter four presents the empirical findings about the changes in the socio-economic conditions that are relevant for bullock traction adoption in the study villages. These data extend the information in chapter two to the village level. The empirical findings about changes in the effects of bullock traction at the field level are presented in chapter five. The analysis includes the effects of bullock traction on land use, household labor utilization, performance of crop production, and aspects of bullock traction renting. The effects of bullock traction at the farm-household level were addressed in chapter six. It is necessary to separate the analysis at the field level from the farm-household level analysis because farmers combine different tillage technologies at the farm-household level. This chapter includes changes over time regarding household demographics, resource endowment, farm labor allocation, crop production performance, income statements, and the costs and benefits of an investment in bullock traction. Chapter seven of this study is concerned with the question of whether the changes in the bullock ownership pattern for the sampled households are in line with general trends at village level. For this purpose, the village census of 1994 was compared with 1982 and the result is that the ownership of bullocks and implements has declined which means that the results of the analysis at farm-household level is in line with general trends at village level. Although individual ownership of bullock traction declined, the area plowed by bullocks in the study area increased because renting of bullock traction services increased. Chapter eight of the study discusses important empirical results of chapters four to seven in light of the arguments made in the theoretical chapter two and draws attention to the conclusions of the empirical results. Important points discussed in chapter eight are: methodological issues, the labor-saving effect of bullock traction that is maintained over the years, the effect on crop yields that was found to exist in 1982 but not in 1994, the importance of the life-cycle of households to understand changes in bullock traction adoption at farm-household level, and the effects of structural adjustment programs on the adoption of bullock traction. The study ends with the formulation of recommendations for agricultural extension and further agricultural research. About the Author

Fundamentals of Structural Mechanics

Fundamentals of Structural Mechanics
  • Author : Keith D. Hjelmstad
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004-11-12
  • Total pages :480
  • ISBN : 038723330X
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Summary : A solid introduction to basic continuum mechanics, emphasizing variational formulations and numeric computation. The book offers a complete discussion of numerical method techniques used in the study of structural mechanics.

Traction

Traction
  • Author : Justin Mares,Gabriel Weinberg
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-08-26
  • Total pages :258
  • ISBN : 9780976339601
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Summary : Most startups end in failure. Almost every failed startup has a product. What failed startups don't have are enough customers. Traction Book changes that. We provide startup founders and employees with the framework successful companies use to get traction. It helps you determine which marketing channel will be your key to growth. "If you can get even a single distribution channel to work, you have a great business." -- Peter Thiel, billionare PayPal founder The number one traction mistake founders and employees make is not dedicating as much time to traction as they do to developing a product. This shortsighted approach has startups trying random tactics -- some ads, a blog post or two -- in an unstructured way that will likely fail. We developed our traction framework called Bullseye with the help of the founders behind several of the biggest companies and organizations in the world like Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia), Alexis Ohanian (Reddit), Paul English (Kayak.com), Alex Pachikov (Evernote) and more. We interviewed over forty successful founders and researched countless more traction stories -- pulling out the repeatable tactics and strategies they used to get traction. "Many entrepreneurs who build great products simply don't have a good distribution strategy." -- Mark Andreessen, venture capitalist Traction will show you how some of the biggest internet companies have grown, and give you the same tools and framework to get traction.

The Physics of Tire Traction

The Physics of Tire Traction
  • Author : Donald Hays
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-11-11
  • Total pages :428
  • ISBN : 9781475713701
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Traction

Traction
  • Author : Gino Wickman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-04-03
  • Total pages :246
  • ISBN : 1936661829
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Summary : Do you have a grip on your business, or does your business have a grip on you? All entrepreneurs and business leaders face similar frustrations—personnel conflict, profit woes, and inadequate growth. Decisions never seem to get made, or, once made, fail to be properly implemented. But there is a solution. It’s not complicated or theoretical. Discovered by more than 80,000 companies, the Entrepreneurial Operating System® is a practical method for achieving the business success you have always envisioned. In Traction, you’ll learn the secrets of strengthening the six key components of your business. You’ll discover simple yet powerful ways to run your company that will give you and your leadership team more focus, more growth, and more enjoyment. Successful companies are applying Traction every day to run profitable, frustration-free businesses—and you can too. For an illustrative, real-world lesson on how to apply Traction to your business, check out its companion book, Get A Grip.

Vehicle Traction Mechanics

Vehicle Traction Mechanics
  • Author : R.N. Yong,E.A. Fattah,N. Skiadas
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-02
  • Total pages :321
  • ISBN : 9780444600486
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Summary : The fundamental problem in the study of vehicle mobility is the development of traction between the vehicle and the supporting terrain. The mechanics of energy transfer will essentially control the final performance of the surficial machine. Determining and predicting the capability of a particular piece of machinery to traverse successfully a specific piece of terrain is very complex, particularly as the characteristics and properties of different types of terrain cover vary considerably, as do the many types of vehicle and their running gear. The material that forms the basis of this book has been gathered over many years of study both in the laboratory and in the field. It studies vehicle traction mechanics from the viewpoint of the interaction between the vehicle and the ground surface. The types of machines covered include earth-moving, forestry, agricultural, and construction machines. In addition, the mechanisms involved in the development of traction and the working of the terrain through cultivation, construction and surface disturbances are examined. The book also addresses the problems of off-road mobility and terrain trafficability, especially from the terrain-support and terrain interaction points of view. It is the authors' aim that the book will provide the reader with the ability to both analyze and predict the traction capability of his proposed machinery, and also to anticipate the kinds of reactions that will occur in the ground and at the ground surface.

Skull Traction and Cervical Cord Injury

Skull Traction and Cervical Cord Injury
  • Author : Alf Breig
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-06-29
  • Total pages :84
  • ISBN : 9783662224106
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Summary : In this book on the optimal treatment of the injured spinal cord we present the reasons why we consider it necessary to handle trauma tized medullary tissue in accordance with the classical biological principles of wound healing in general, namely by long-term, ten sion-free immobilization of the spinal cord. Today, such immobili zation for this purpose can only be achieved by surgical secure ment of slight dorsiflexion of the cervical spine. Traumatically compressed medullary tissue is invariably attenu ated and weakened. On application of skull traction, the weakened section of the compressed cervical cord is the part that is most overstretched. This inevitably results in increased neurological def icit. On scrutiny of the clinical records of 100 tetraplegic patients treated by skull traction at the National Spinal Injuries Centre at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, England, from 1971 to 1982, we found that therapeutic skull traction had been followed by an immediate increase in neurological deficit in 12% of the patients - a relatively high figure for the type of case in which beneficial effects oftraction were habitually anticipated. Moreover, in studies on cadavers, artificial defects in fresh human cervical cord in situ showed typical deformation following application of traction, confirming the basic deleterious effects of therapeutic skull traction on the injured cervical cord.

Yorkshire & Humberside Traction

Yorkshire & Humberside Traction
  • Author : Gordon Edgar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-02-15
  • Total pages :96
  • ISBN : 9781445643335
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Summary : This is the latest in Amberley’s new series on regional traction, and combines superb landscape with impressive locomotives.

Lancashire Traction

Lancashire Traction
  • Author : Ross Taylor
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-01-15
  • Total pages :96
  • ISBN : 9781445643328
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Summary : The best of Lancashire’s countryside combined with some of the most impressive diesel and electric locomotives to be found anywhere in Britain.

The Traction Codex

The Traction Codex
  • Author : Phillip Reeve
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-11-01
  • Total pages :82
  • ISBN : 9781407137476
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Summary : Due to popular demand, THE TRACTION CODEX: AN HISTORIAN'S GUIDE TO THE ERA OF PREDATOR CITIES is now available as an ebook of its own. Initially published as exclusive bonus material for the PREDATOR CITIES ebundle, this comprehensive and illuminating companion to Philip Reeve's critically acclaimed quartet will delight new and old fans alike.

Traction Man Is Here!

Traction Man Is Here!
  • Author : Mini Grey
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-08-31
  • Total pages :32
  • ISBN : 9780375987014
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Summary : Traction Man—wearing combat boots, battle pants, and his warfare shirt—comes in a box, but very quickly finds the way into the imagination of his lucky boy owner. This superhero searches for the Lost Wreck of the Sieve as the boy makes a game of doing the dishes, and later in the bathtub, he conquers the Mysterious Toes that are stealing his pet, the brave little Scrubbing Brush. These are just a few of the action-packed adventures played out by the boy and his new toy that may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but can vanquish all manner of villains lurking around the house. Mini Grey’s story in words and pictures is an irresistible invitation to the private world of a child’s play. Praise for The Very Smart Pea and the Princess-to-Be: “A rib-tickling U.S. debut for Grey, with plenty of sight gags to complement the chatty narrative.”—Kirkus Reviews “The Very Smart Pea and the Princess-to-Be delivers an entertaining spin and a great deal of visual wit.”—The Horn Book

Predator Cities x 4 and The Traction Codex

Predator Cities x 4 and The Traction Codex
  • Author : Philip Reeve
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-06-07
  • Total pages :1700
  • ISBN : 9781407135830
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Summary : In a terrifying and brutal future world, cities are mounted on giant wheels. They hunt each other to the death. Cataclysmic wars and stalking robotic hunters are revisted in a stunning relaunch of one of the greatest post-apocalyptic adventure series ever written. All four installments of Philip Reeve's internationally bestselling quartet are now available as a single ebook, featuring exclusive bonus material - the previously unpublished THE TRACTION CODEX.

Traction Man and the Beach Odyssey

Traction Man and the Beach Odyssey
  • Author : Mini Grey
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-05-22
  • Total pages :32
  • ISBN : 9780375983641
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Summary : In this new and exciting Traction Man escapade, the can-do action toy and his faithful pet Scrubbing Brush are headed to the Wide Ocean. Adventure is on the horizon for our daring duo, along with new challenges—and new friends—to meet. There's a picnic to defend (a quiche to protect!), colossal waves, giant seaweed, elusive rockpool animals . . . and the lovely Beachtime Brenda. Mini Grey, winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Award for Traction Man Is Here!, scores another victory for imaginative play. Sure to delight existing Traction Man fans and captivate new ones.

Terre Haute, Indianapolis and Eastern Traction Company

Terre Haute, Indianapolis and Eastern Traction Company
  • Author : Jerry Marlette
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-04
  • Total pages :364
  • ISBN : 9781608448050
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Summary : The Terre Haute, Indianapolis & Eastern Traction Company was the ultimate survivor of the more than forty smaller companies which organized, struggled to exist, and finally became a part of the actual operating system popularly known as THIE. From its conception in 1907 as the lessee of several existing larger companies, the THIE system became a worthy competitor for the state's other large interurban company, the Union Traction Company of Indiana. While the mileages operated by the two concerns were roughly equal, and continually changing, THIE did outperform UTC in several categories, such as stock hauling and safety (the THIE safety record far out performed UTC's, both if frequency of accidents and number of fatalities). The history records THIE, s growth from a tiny city installation in Brazil to a multi-county system serving areas of large population such as Indianapolis down to tiny Amo and Dunreith. Covered too are city lines in Crawfordsville (and its pitched battle to originally build!) New Castle, Richmond, and Terre Haute, along with the connecting Lebanon and Thorntown Traction as well as a line which started but petered out five miles out of town - the Covington and Southwestern Traction Company. Other subjects covered are the THIE passenger and freight service, despatching practices, stations and terminals, rolling stock rosters, mileage tables, and other necessary ancillary data to round out the line's history.

Tiger in Traction, The

Tiger in Traction, The
  • Author : Gifford W. Wingate, Robert R. Smith
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1970
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 0573651175
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Ulysses in Traction

Ulysses in Traction
  • Author : Albert Innaurato
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1978
  • Total pages :59
  • ISBN : 0822211874
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Summary : THE STORY: The place is the rehearsal hall in the theatre complex of a large midwestern university. The time is 1970, and as those assembled in the hall proceed with rehearsal of a student play, a violent race riot is taking place outside the locke