Motorcycling For Dummies

Author: Bill Kresnak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118068427

Category: Transportation

Page: 364

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Few activities offer more fun and excitement than motorcycling, but to get the most out of it, there’s a lot you need to know. From buying and maintaining a bike, to riding safely, to finding great places to ride, Motorcycling For Dummies puts you on the road with savvy and style, whether you’re male or female, new to riding or an experienced vet. This fun, practical, and informative guide gets you geared up and ready to ride! You’ll get plenty of help in selecting the right bike and step-by-step instructions on performing routing maintenance tasks. You’ll also find out how to develop safe riding habits and, maybe most important of all, fit in with the biker crowd. Plus, this indispensable resource shows you advanced riding techniques, offers travel tips for long-distance rides, and even helps you get your kids started in motorcycling. Discover how to: Buy a new or used bike Select safe, tough riding gear, from helmet and jacket to boots and pants Get proper training and learn essential riding skills Insure your bike Pass even the toughest licensing test Try your hand at cruising, touring, sports biking, and more Get involved in motorcycle clubs and events Deal with dangers on the road Customize your bike to improve both style and performance Complete with lists of great biking events, organizations, people, and even movies, Motorcycling For Dummies gives a whole new meaning to the term “easy rider.”
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U Can: Statistics For Dummies

Author: Deborah J. Rumsey,David Unger

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119084857

Category: Mathematics

Page: 528

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Make studying statistics simple with this easy–to–read resource Wouldn′t it be wonderful if studying statistics were easier? With U Can: Statistics I For Dummies, it is! This one–stop resource combines lessons, practical examples, study questions, and online practice problems to provide you with the ultimate guide to help you score higher in your statistics course. Foundational statistics skills are a must for students of many disciplines, and leveraging study materials such as this one to supplement your statistics course can be a life–saver. Because U Can: Statistics I For Dummies contains both the lessons you need to learn and the practice problems you need to put the concepts into action, you′ll breeze through your scheduled study time. Statistics is all about collecting and interpreting data, and is applicable in a wide range of subject areas which translates into its popularity among students studying in diverse programs. So, if you feel a bit unsure in class, rest assured that there is an easy way to help you grasp the nuances of statistics! Understand statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations Interpret and critique graphs and charts, determine probability, and work with confidence intervals Critique and analyze data from polls and experiments Combine learning and applying your new knowledge with practical examples, practice problems, and expanded online resources U Can: Statistics I For Dummies contains everything you need to score higher in your fundamental statistics course!
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Wireless Home Networking For Dummies

Author: Danny Briere,Hurley,Edward Ferris

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471929395

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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Get hooked up without getting tangled up in cords, wires, cables or techno mumbo. With Wireless Home Networking For Dummies, you can go wireless without going mad. It shows you how to plan, install, secure, and use a wireless home network for PCs or Macs. See how easy it is to share your Internet connection, files, folders, printers, and other peripherals. Put your gaming console on your wireless network and play multiuser computer games—­even online. With lots of helpful diagrams, screen shots, and step-by-step instructions, this guide: Gives you the info you need to make wise wireless buying and connecting decisions Covers the latest security issues and hardware as well as today's wireless standards, including Wi-Fi/802.11 (a, b, g, e, and i), Bluetooth, UWB (Universal Wide Band), WiMAX, and ZigBee Tells you how to use an inexpensive networking kit to connect your gaming console to a broadband Internet connection and speed up your commands; that’s often a matter of virtual life and death Discusses alternatives to wireless networking, including Bluetooth, HPNA, and Home Plug Learn how to network your entertainment center for all kinds of options. Whether you have a $300 TV set or a $25,000 home theater system, you can wireless enable almost any type of A/V equipment. Then you can use your PC to store audio and video tracks for playback on your TV and through your stereo, stream movies from the Internet and play them on your big screen, load pictures from your digital camera on your PC and view them on the TV, and more. This book will show you how to make your home entertainment system much more entertaining, with: Info on plugging into wireless with wireless A/V adapters The latest on wireless media servers like the Sonos Music System The scoop on the ultimate home theater PC (HTPC) that plays CDs and DVDs, acts as a PVR (personal video recorder); lets you play video games on the big screen, and more Tips for buying wireless bridges, along with some specific products and their Web sites Find out about how to go wireless wherever you go, with info on public wireless hot spots and types of free and for-pay networks. Delve into the whole-home wireless revolution and see how you can add smart home devices to your network, connect to your car or your home security video monitors, use your cell phone as a remote control, and more. Wireless Home Networking For Dummies even gives you a look into the not-so-distant future and the wireless wonders in the works!
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Statistics I & II For Dummies 2 eBook Bundle

Statistics For Dummies & Statistics II For Dummies

Author: Deborah J. Rumsey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111859567X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 768

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Two complete eBooks for one low price! Created and compiled by the publisher, this Statistics I and Statistics II bundle brings together two math titles in one, e-only bundle. With this special bundle, you’ll get the complete text of the following two titles: Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition Statistics For Dummies shows you how to interpret and critique graphs and charts, determine the odds with probability, guesstimate with confidence using confidence intervals, set up and carry out a hypothesis test, compute statistical formulas, and more. Tracks to a typical first semester statistics course Updated examples resonate with today's students Explanations mirror teaching methods and classroom protocol Packed with practical advice and real-world problems, Statistics For Dummies gives you everything you need to analyze and interpret data for improved classroom or on-the-job performance. Statistics II For Dummies The ideal supplement and study guide for students preparing for advanced statistics. Packed with fresh and practical examples appropriate for a range of degree-seeking students, Statistics II For Dummies helps any reader succeed in an upper-level statistics course. It picks up with data analysis where Statistics For Dummies left off, featuring new and updated examples, real-world applications, and test-taking strategies for success. This easy-to-understand guide covers such key topics as sorting and testing models, using regression to make predictions, performing variance analysis (ANOVA), drawing test conclusions with chi-squares, and making comparisons with the Rank Sum Test. About the Author Deborah Rumsey has a PhD in Statistics from The Ohio State University. Upon graduating, she joined the faculty in the Department of Statistics at Kansas State University, where she won the distinguished Presidential Teaching Award and earned tenure and promotion. She returned to Ohio State and is now a Statistics Education Specialist/Auxiliary Faculty Member for the Department of Statistics. Dr. Rumsey has served on the American Statistical Associations Statistics Education Executive Committee and is the Editor of the Teaching Bits section of the Journal of Statistics Education. She is the author of the both books in this bundle. Additionally, she has published many papers and given many professional presentations on the subject of Statistics Education. Her particular research interests are curriculum materials development, teacher training and support, and immersive learning environments.
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LSAT For Dummies (with Free Online Practice Tests)

Author: Lisa Zimmer Hatch,Scott A. Hatch,Amy Hackney Blackwell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118678451

Category: Study Aids

Page: 432

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Increase your score on the LSAT If you're preparing for law school, your single biggest hurdleis the Law School Admission Test or LSAT. This three and a halfhour exam consisting of five multiple choice sections and one timedwriting sample can make or break your legal aspirations. Fortunately, LSAT For Dummies, Premier PLUS 2ndEdition—now with access to practice tests online preparesyou for the LSAT by giving you proven test-taking strategies andample practice opportunities. From the book you'll gain the vitaltools you need to understand the reasoning behind analyticalreasoning, get a handle on logical reasoning, flaunt your talent inthe writing section, master reading comprehension, and much more.Plus, go online and study wherever and whenever with free access toadditional LSAT practice opportunities; and the ability to createcustomized practice in the subjects you need to study the most. Includes proven strategies to help you identify common pitfallsand increase your score Lets you test your skills with practice problems for everyquestion type Premier edition offers additional test-taking opportunitiesonline If you're an aspiring lawyer and want to put your best footforward, LSAT For Dummies, Premier 2nd Edition has youcovered.
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Motorcycle and Safety Barrier Crash-testing

Feasibility Study

Author: Chantel Duncan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Crash injuries

Page: 55

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This report has been prepared by the Monash University Accident Research Centre. It constitutes the first stage of a potential multi-stage project and takes the form of a feasibility study of motorcycle and safety barrier crash-testing. Road safety barriers are designed to enhance the safety of the road infrastructure by containing errant vehicles and reducing the severity of off-path collisions. Experience indicates that conventional barrier systems used in accordance with specific guidelines have performed well in protecting the occupants of passenger cars. However, their effects on the safety of motorcyclists, is somewhat problematic. Given the limited available information on motorcycle-barrier interactions, and the lack of established procedures for motorcycle crash-testing, ATSB commissioned a preliminary investigation of relevant issues. This report is the principal output of these preliminary investigations. The main purpose of this initial work was to recommend a research method for investigating the interactions between motorcycles and road safety barriers. Specific objectives were to: identify barrier design issues likely to impact on motorcycle rider safety; identify relevant rider injury mechanisms; identify and assess the feasibility of research methods for investigating interactions between motorcycles and safety barriers; recommend a research program, addressing the overall aims described above. The study has involved a review of the international literature on relevant topics, analysis of motorcycle crash records, and consultation with technical experts and key stakeholders in three States.
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Biomechanics For Dummies

Author: Steve McCaw

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118674766

Category: Science

Page: 408

View: 7686

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A thorough explanation of the tenets of biomechanics At once a basic and applied science, biomechanics focuses on the mechanical cause-effect relationships that determine the motions of living organisms. Biomechanics for Dummies examines the relationship between biological and mechanical worlds. It clarifies a vital topic for students of biomechanics who work in a variety of fields, including biological sciences, exercise and sports science, health sciences, ergonomics and human factors, and engineering and applied science. Following the path of a traditional introductory course, Biomechanics for Dummies covers the terminology and fundamentals of biomechanics, bone, joint, and muscle composition and function, motion analysis and control, kinematics and kinetics, fluid mechanics, stress and strain, applications of biomechanics, and black and white medical illustrations. Offers insights and expertise in biomechanics to provide an easy-to-follow, jargon-free guide to the subject Provides students who major in kinesiology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physical education, nutritional science, and many other subjects with a basic knowledge of biomechanics Students and self-motivated learners interested in biological, applied, exercise, sports, and health sciences should not be without this accessible guide to the fundamentals.
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