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The story of Irvine goes back more than 200 years, to a time when it was a vast, sprawling ranch extending from the brush-covered foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains to the dramatic bluffs of the Pacific coast. Since that time, the Irvine Ranch has experienced a revolutionary change from pastoral wide-open spaces to one of the most successful planned communities in the nation. All along the way, there were people whose vision shaped the transformation of Irvine. Among them were the members of the Irvine family, who for nearly a century were stewards of a ranch that amounted to more than one-fifth of modern-day Orange County. The Irvine of today owes its success to the ideals from its past: the determination to develop the immense potential of the land while still preserving its natural beauty.
A unique text/reference which gives the procedures for all analysis needed to control any phase of electroplating. All theories behind these analyses are explained in detail. Better analytical technique and therefore better product, will result from the thorough understanding of the chemistry involved. PARTIAL CONTENTS: Analytical Techniques; VI-B Group-Chromium Solutions; VII-B Group; VIII Group-Iron; Rhodium; Nickel; Palladium; Platinum Solutions; I-B Group-Copper; Silver; Gold Solutions; II-B Group-Zinc; Cadmium Solutions III-A Group-Indium Solutions; IV-A Group-Tin Lead Solutions; V-A Group-Arsenic; Antimony Solutions; Alloy Plating Baths; Analytical Instrumentation. These titles may also pair well with these books: M.H. Gabb, A Handbook of Laboratory Solutions: ISBN 0-8206-0365-1; Andrew Poss, Library Handbook for Organic Chemists: ISBN 0-8206-0361-9. Visit us at www.chemical-publishing.com
During the high interest times in the 1970's and 1980's, the banks and the savings and loan associations were under heavy financial pressure. Hundreds of them failed. The Home Loan Bank Board permitted the savings and loan associations to treat goodwill as capital, thereby allowing them to remain open and to build up enormous losses that eventually cost the taxpayers billions of dollars. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation took a different approach. It closed the banks or sold them, all at no cost to the taxpayers. Bailout is the engrossing story of how the FDIC handled four of these failures. Book jacket.
Since the mid-80s several laboratories around the world have been developing techniques for the operational use of tests derived from item-generation. According to the experts, the major thrust of test development in the next decade will be the harnessing of item generation technology to the production of computer developed tests. This is expected to revolutionize the way in which tests are constructed and delivered. This book is a compilation of the papers presented at a symposium held at ETS in Princeton, attended by the world's foremost experts in item-generation theory and practice. Its goal is to present the major applications of cognitive principles in the construction of ability, aptitude, and achievement tests. It is an intellectual contribution to test development that is unique, with great potential for changing the ways tests are generated. The intended market includes professional educators and psychologists interested in test generation.