By Thomas P. Keenan
“Technology is swiftly stepping into our bodies," writes cyber specialist Keenan, “and this booklet provides a chilling glance forward into the place that street could lead on us – on a a technique journey to the whole hand over of privateness and the commoditization of intimacy." here's the definitive dissection of privacy-eroding and life-invading applied sciences, coming at you from governments, firms, and the individual subsequent door.
Take, for instance, “Girls round Me": a Russian-made iPhone App that allowed someone to experiment the instant region for women and ladies who checked in on Foursquare and had poorly secured fb profiles. It mixed this knowledge in a manner by no means meant by way of the unique poster. Going to a Disney subject matter park? Your creepy new “MagicBand" will alert Minnie Mouse that you're at the means and she'll comprehend your kid's identify if you happen to process her. wondering sending your DNA off to Ancestry.com for a few “genetic genealogy"? might be you have to reconsider: your genetic details will be used opposed to you.
With defense scares just like the Heartbleed malicious program (which compromised even supposedly secure net behemoths like Google and Yahoo!) changing into extra general, this booklet is a must-read for anyone who values their privateness in a stressed out international.
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Of plane stress in the x-y plane (see the discussion later in this section on plane stress). 2 Stress Invariants OF STRESS AND STRAIN The known stress components at a point in a body, relative to the (x, y, z ) axes, are o , = 20 MPa, ow = 10 MPa, oXy = 30 MPa, ox, = -10 MPa, and oyz = 80 MPa. Also, the second stress invariant is I , = -7800 (a) Determine the stress component ozz. Then determine the stress invariants I, and I, and the three principal stresses. (b) Show that I,,I,, and I , are the same relative to (x, y , z) axes and relative to principal axes (1,2,3).
Reliability-Based Design in Civil Engineering. New York: McGraw-Hill. SCo'lT, P. , and TICE,D. R. (1990). Stress Corrosion in Low-Alloy Steels. Nucl. Eng. Design, 119(2,3): 399414. CHAPTER 2 THEORIES OF STRESS AND STRAIN I In Chapter 1, we presented general concepts and definitions that are fundamental to many of the topics discussed in this book. In this chapter, we develop theories of stress and strain that are essential for the analysis of a structural or mechanical system subjected to loads.
Note: Since axes x, y may be any mutually perpendicular axes in the cross section, Eqs. (d) and (e) apply to any point on the lateral surface of the bar. Design specifications require that the stresses in the member not exceed a tensile stress of 400 MPa, a compressive stress of 560 MPa, and a shear stress of 160 MPa. The compressive stress 0,is increased until one of these values is reached. (a) Which value is first attained and what is the corresponding value of GO? (b) Assume that 0,is less than 560 MPa.
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