Atomised

Both are symptomatic members of our atomised society, where religion has given
way to shallow 'new age' philosophies and love to meaningless sexual
connections. Atomised tells the stories of two brothers, but the real subject of the
novel is ...

Author: Michel Houellebecq

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781448113989

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Half-brothers Michel and Bruno have a mother in common but little else. Michel is a molecular biologist, a thinker and idealist, a man with no erotic life to speak of and little in the way of human society. Bruno, by contrast, is a libertine, though more in theory than in practice, his endless lust is all too rarely reciprocated. Both are symptomatic members of our atomised society, where religion has given way to shallow 'new age' philosophies and love to meaningless sexual connections. Atomised tells the stories of the two brothers, but the real subject of the novel is the dismantling of contemporary society and its assumptions, its political incorrectness, and its caustic and penetrating asides on everything from anthropology to the problem pages of girls' magazines. A dissection of modern lives and loves. By turns funny, acid, infuriating, didactic, touching and visceral.
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Atomised

Frank is a television critic.

Author: Howard Jacobson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9780099274636

Category: Sex addiction

Page: 260

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Frank is a television critic. His partner, Melissa, an author of pornographic novels for women. Sick of his life and their fighting, Frank decides its time to go. But go where? And do what? And what happens when sex is all you know but no longer what you want?
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Vintage Satire Gulliver s Travels Atomised

Each twin consists of two books: a specially designed limited edition of one modern classic title and one established classic work. The books in each pair have been carefully selected to provide a thought-provoking combination.

Author: Jonathan Swift

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0099511398

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2 classic books for the price of 1: Vintage Satire is a limited edition gift pack which consists of beautifully designed separate volumes ofGulliver's Travelsby Jonathan Swift and Michel Houellebecq's controversial bestsellerAtomised. Vintage Satire is just one of ten Vintage Classic Twins to collect. Each twin consists of two books: a specially designed limited edition of one modern classic title and one established classic work. The books in each pair have been carefully selected to provide a thought-provoking combination. Gulliver's Travels: In the course of his famous travels, Gulliver is captured by miniature people who wage war on each other because of religious disagreement over how to crack eggs, is sexually assaulted by giants, visits a floating island, and decides that the society of horses is better than that of his fellow man. Swift's tough, filthy and incisive satire has much to say about the state of the world today and is presented here in its unexpurgated entirety. Atomised: Half-brothers Michel and Bruno have a mother in common but little else. Michel is a molecular biologist, a thinker and idealist, a man with no erotic life to speak of and little in the way of human society. Bruno, by contrast, is a libertine, though more in theory than in practice, his endless lust is all too rarely reciprocated. Both are symptomatic members of our atomised society, where religion has given way to shallow 'new age' philosophies and love to meaningless sexual connections. A dissection of modern lives and loves, it is by turns funny, acid, infuriating, didactic, touching and visceral.
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Handbook of Metal Injection Molding

An important set of studies was performed to understand the influence of the
morphology of the powders (rounded or spherical, from water-atomised powders
or gas-atomised powders)10 and the size and granulometric distribution (which
can ...

Author: Donald F Heaney

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780857096234

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 604

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Metal injection molding combines the most useful characteristics of powder metallurgy and plastic injection molding to facilitate the production of small, complex-shaped metal components with outstanding mechanical properties. The Handbook of metal injection molding provides an authoritative guide to this important technology and its applications. Part one discusses the fundamentals of the metal injection molding process with chapters on topics such as component design, important powder characteristics, compound manufacture, tooling design, molding optimization, debinding, and sintering. Part two provides a detailed review of quality issues, including feedstock characterisation, modeling and simulation, methods to qualify a MIM process, common defects and carbon content control. Special metal injection molding processes are the focus of part three, which provides comprehensive coverage of micro components, two material/two color structures, and porous metal techniques. Finally, part four explores metal injection molding of particular materials, including stainless steels, titanium and titanium alloys, thermal management alloys, high speed tool steels, heavy alloys, refractory metals, hard metals and soft magnetic alloys. With its distinguished editor and expert team of international contributors, the Handbook of metal injection molding is an essential guide for all those involved in the high-volume manufacture of small precision parts, across a wide range of high-tech industries such as microelectronics, biomedical and aerospace engineering. Provides an authoritative guide to metal injection molding and its applications Discusses the fundamentals of the metal injection molding processes and covers topics such as component design, important powder characteristics, compound manufacture, tooling design, molding optimization, debinding, and sintering Comprehensively examines quality issues such as feedstock characterization, modeling and simulation, common defects and carbon content control
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Metal Powders

1 Ranking of Leading Ferrous Metal Powder Producers Rank Company Country
Powder Capacity Type ( Tonnes / year ) Hoeganaes Sponge Iron , 470 , 000
Atomised steel Höganäs Sweden Sponge iron , 365 , 000 Atomised steel Quebec
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Author: J. M. Capus

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1856173712

Category: Technology & Engineering

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This third edition of Metal Powders: A Global Survey of Production, Applications and Markets has been completely revised and updated to include information available up to mid-June 2000. The main purpose of the report is to review the manufacture, applications and markets for the metal and alloy powders of most commercial significance. As a result, the bulk of the report deals with ferrous powders (iron and steel, stainless steels and high alloy tool steels). Most of the non-ferrous metals and alloys are also reviewed, including aluminium, copper, nickel, cobalt, and the refractory metals tungsten and molybdenum. For a PDF version of the report please call Tina Enright on +44 (0) 1865 843008 for price details.
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Machinability of Powder Metallurgy Steels

Carbon in water atomised powders contributes to the reduction of iron oxides to
result in a minimum oxygen and carbon content. The typical oxygen content in
the as-annealed powders is <0.15%. The annealing temperature eliminates the ...

Author: Andrej Šalak

Publisher: Cambridge Int Science Publishing

ISBN: 9781898326823

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 536

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The machinability of powder metallurgy steels is lower compared with wrought steels of appropriate composition and/or mechanical properties. This is due to a larger number of material and processing variables affecting the final properties of sintered materials. The aim of the book is to present knowledge for an overview of all interacting factors in machining, including those applied for improving machinability. They include the properties of basic plain iron and alloyed powders, various additions, compacting and sintering conditions. The effect of porosity, individual alloying elements and microstructure is considered.
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Medical Times and Gazette

This been repeated by Lieber , Schnitzler , and others , with results feeling of
warmth so generally diffused convinced him that similar to those obtained by
Demarquay ; ( 4th ) the fact first | the atomised fluid had reached the minutest
bronchi .

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The Medical times and gazette

This been repeated by Lieber , Schnitzler , and others , with results feeling of
warmth so generally diffused convinced him that similar to those obtained by
Demarquay ; ( 4th ) the fact first , the atomised fluid had reached the minutest
bronchi .

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ISBN: OXFORD:555014728

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Michel Houellebecq and the Literature of Despair

Merely adumbrated in Whatever, this scenario is one which will be repeated and
elaborated upon in more detail in both Atomised and Platform. Houellebecq's
second novel Les Particules éleméntaires (1998) was quickly translated into ...

Author: Carole Sweeney

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781623562984

Category: Literary Criticism

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Widely acknowledged as an important, if highly controversial, figure in contemporary literature, French novelist and poet Michel Houellebecq has elicited diverse critical responses. In this book Carole Sweeney examines his novels as a response to the advance of neoliberalism into all areas of affective human life. This historicizing study argues that le monde houellebecquien is an 'atomised society' of banal quotidian alienation populated by quietly resentful men who are the botched subjects of late-capitalism. Addressing Houellebecq's handling of the 'failure' of the radical thought of '68, Sweeney looks at the ways in which his fiction treats feminism, the decline of religion and the family, as well as the obsolescence of French 'theory' and the Sartrean notion of 'engaged' literature. Reading the world with the disappointed idealism of a contemporary moralist, Houellebecq's novels, Sweeney argues, fluctuate between despair for the world as it is and a limp utopian hope for a post-humanity.
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