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Ona quiet Saturday morning in August 2000, explosions--one so great it used to be detected through seismologists round the world--shot in the course of the shallow Arctic waters of the Barents Sea. Russia's prized submarine, the Kursk, started her deadly plunge to the sea flooring. Award-winning journalist Robert Moore offers a riveting, brilliantly researched account of the deadliest submarine catastrophe in heritage. trip down into the guts of the Kursk to witness the final hours of the twenty-three younger males who survived the preliminary blasts. stopover at the hugely limited Arctic submarine base to which Moore got mystery admission, the place the households of the staff clamored for information in their household. Drawing on particular entry to best Russian army ?gures, Moore tells the interior tale of the Kursk catastrophe with real intensity and the compelling moment-by-moment pressure of a thriller.From the alternate Paperback edition.

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In VRML environment, rotations are represented using the rotation vector where the rotation angle is expressed in degrees (when passing angles from MATLAB® and Simulink® to VRML, angles should be in radians). In this chapter, the motion of a car in the horizontal plane will be animated. The steering of the car and the traction force will be controlled by means of a joystick. In Sect. 2, the governing equations of motion of the car in the horizontal plane will be introduced. The car is subject to a steering action and traction force.

Double-click on the translation property to translate upper_body (Fig. 13). 725 in the y-direction (the vertical direction). 3 Creating the Virtual Scene for the Car Fig. 6 Change the name of the Transform to transform_car Fig. 7 Transformation properties 55 56 6 Car Animation with Joystick Control Fig. 8 The Children property of transform_car Fig. 3 Creating the Virtual Scene for the Car Fig. 10 Rename Transform to upper_body Fig. 11 Size property of Box 57 58 Fig. 12 Resize the Box Fig. 3 12.

16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 75/2 is where the center of the box is located). Refer to Fig. 2 for these dimensions. Press OK when done translating the upper_body. Repeat steps 6–8 to create the lower body. Name the Transform lower_body. 75, and 3 in the x-, y-, and z-directions, respectively. Refer to Fig. 2 for these dimensions. 955 in the y-direction. Repeat step 6 to select Children layer of transform_car. Click on the Insert Cylinder (Fig. 14) to create the rear left wheel. Click once on the new Transform to select it.

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