Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals
This book is intended for the Risk Management and Insurance course where Risk Management is emphasized. When we think of large risks, we often think in terms of natural hazards such as hurricanes, earthquakes or tornadoes Perhaps man-made disasters come to mind such as the terrorist attacks in the U.S. on September 11, 2001. Typically we have overlooked financial crises, such as the credit crisis of 2008. However, these types of man-made disasters have the potential to devastate the global mark
5.1 Phase and phase difference In this section I am considering sine waves that have the same frequency, but are out of step with each other. Suppose we have two detectors at fixed points, A and B. At this moment in time A is in a high pressure region and B in a low pressure region. If we were to look again shortly later B would now in a high pressure region and A in a low pressure region. The pressures at A and B would be out of step with each other. The pressure variation at B is not in phase with that at A. The ex
In this section I am considering sine waves that have the same frequency, but are out of step with each other.
Suppose we have two detectors at fixed points, A and B. At this moment in time A is in a high pressure region and B in a low pressure region. If we were to look again shortly later B would now in a high pressure region and A in a low pressure region. The pressures at A and B would be out of step with each other. The pressure variation at B is not in phase with that at A. The ex
Letters Concerning the Release of Henry McLaughlin, Prisoner of War on Johnson Island, 1865
These letters show how Susan Brown was able to secure the release of her brother, Henry McLaughlin, from prison at Johnson Island near Sandusky, Ohio. Susan receives a letter from E. A. Sconill at the prison where her brother is being held stating that Henry wishes to take the oath of allegiance but that Sconill does not have the authority to release him. Susan then secures a letter of introduction to President Lincoln from Indiana Governor Oliver Morton. A later letter to the editor of the Nati
Personal War Sketch of Virgil D. Keaton
Account of Private Virgil D. Keaton's service and experiences in the Civil War. Keaton enlisted in August 1862 and was discharged in 1865 after the close of the war. Keaton participated in the Atlanta Campaign and acted as a forager for the Train Guard from Atlanta to Savannah.,
Geo. H. Chapman Post, No. 209
Department of Indiana
Grand Army of the Republic
Personal War Sketch
Comrade Virgil D. Keaton
Who was born the ____________________
Union Position Near the Centre—Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863
Officers mounted on horses watch the battle taking place in the field in front of them. A group of soldiers marches towards the battle. Artillerymen are loading and firing cannons. A crop is in the field in the distance. In the field next to it men are lying on the ground. In the lower left corner a man is being carried on a stretcher.
Flag with 34 Stars (page 4)
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Union Soldier's Hymn (page 2)
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Old Union Wagon (page 4)
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1st Lieutenant John B. Harrod, Company "B", 9th Indiana Cavalry
Harrod has long hair and a full beard. He is wearing his uniform jacket. He signed the card "Yours Truly," with his name and rank.,Harrod was from Greenfield in Hancock County, Indiana.
Portrait of a Family Outside Their House
A family of three men, three women, and one young girl and her doll are on the front lawn of their house. This plate is a double exposure but the family with their home can be seen clearly. There is a faint image of another family on the same plate.
View of the Spiceland Academy Library
An interior view of the old Spiceland Academy library shows a room lined with bookshelves. A young woman and man are studying at separate tables and there is a stove in the middle of the room.
Portrait of a Young Woman in a Hat With a Veil
A striking young woman poses in a hat with a veil. She wears a matching suit jacket and skirt. The jacket has lace over the lapels. Her white blouse has a high collar and she is also wearing kid gloves.
Portrait of a Young Woman Seated in Profile
The young woman is turned in her chair to the right and only the left side of her face is seen in profile. Her wavy hair is pulled back in a bun and she wears glasses. Her dress is shown to its full advantage with its high neck and full sleeves.
Portrait of an Older Woman With White Hair
An older woman with white hair is seated in three quarter profile. Her hair is parted in the middle and pulled back loosely. She is wearing a dark blouse with a high collar with braid and light fabric around the neck.
Portrait of a Man with a Handlebar Mustache
A man of about middle age poses for his portrait in the photographer's studio. His hair is parted on the side and he has a handlebar mustache. He wears a suit and vest with a high collar and tie. He looks a bit tense as his brow is furrowed.
Marching Drum Corps Strikes a Pose
Sixteen men in hats and white uniform jackets pose with their drums. One man in a pointed hat and flowered jacket holds the American flag high. Most men wear buttons with a man's photograph, the photo is also on two of the drums. The words "Loring Wilkinson, New Castle, Ind." can be seen printed on a drum.
Well Drillers in Spiceland, Indiana
Local well drillers pause to have their picture taken as they work behind a house. Arthur W. Osborn is the man on the left, the other man is unidentified.
Portrait of Two Young Men
Two young men seated side-by-side wearing hats and long coats pose for the photographer.They wear suits but no ties. One of them has a wisp of a mustache and the other is clean shaven.
North American Drought: A Paleo Perspective - 20th Century Drought
This site provides background information on the effects of the Dust Bowl in the 1930s, the 1950s drought, and the 1987-1989 drought in the Great Plains of the American Midwest. It features discussions of the extent of each drought and the economic damage incurred, using text, photographs and graphic illustrations. A link to a discussion of the Palmer Drought Severity Index is included.