By John Norman
Towns, even deepest participants, may well every now and then rent infantrymen. both to complement their indigenous forces, or to behavior specific ventures, possibly of reprisal, maybe even of acquisition. On Gor there are many mercenary businesses, a few greater, a few smaller, whose prone will be bought, or bid upon, for given sessions of time. The allegiance of those businesses is to their pay, and their captains. The forces of Cos and Tyros, robust maritime ubarates, and their allies, have now beached upon the mainland, and are using town of Torcodino as a repository for provides, preparatory to marching on a nigh-undefended and unprepared Ar. may still Ar fall the disinterested tolerances and neutralities, or even the stability of energy lengthy sustained among Ar and the nice maritime ubarates, issues which made attainable the life of the self reliant businesses, will vanish, a improvement threatening the very life of the self sustaining businesses. In a shock assault a mercenary captain, Dietrich of Tarnburg, seizes Torcodino, meaning to ward off the upcoming march opposed to Ar till she has time to arm and safeguard herself. Cabot, en path to Ar, has inadvertently been trapped in Torcodino while it used to be seized via Dietrich. He concurs to hold mystery and pressing letters for Dietrich, now besieged in Torcodino, to the management of Ar. Ar needs to act. but if Cabot arrives in Ar it's a urban riven via doubt and dissension, and treason. To whom shall the letters be introduced, and whom can he belief? Coinciding with the fortieth anniversary of the 1st ebook of the Gorean Saga, TARNSMAN OF GOR, E-Reads is proud to liberate the first actual whole e-book of all Gor books via John Norman, in either print and publication variants, together with the long-awaited twenty sixth novel within the saga, WITNESS OF GOR. a few of the unique Gor books were out of print for years, yet their acceptance has continued. each one e-book of this unencumber has been especially edited by way of the writer and is a definitive textual content.
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05 (no temporal trend in tensile test) exist for all exposure conditions. For this analysis, each of the eight treatments pH=4, 7, 8 and 12; T=20°C, 40°C, 60°C and 80°C were treated as a group, and the tensile test data (load at yield and elongation at yield) for each treatment were compared with each other. 05). 05). That is, statistically significant difference exists between the mean load at yield and elongation at yield corresponding to the T=20°C, 40°C, 60°C and 80°C treatments. In Fig. 6, after tensile test the intact (UN-S) HDPE GM has been tensioned, there is no significant damaged at the surface of the intact (UN-S) HDPE GM.
No obvious differences were observed between alkaline (Fig. 5 (b)) and acidic treatments (Fig. 5 (a)) of each kind of HDPE GMs specimens (CMD-S, MD-S, CMD-T and MD-T). This suggests that different types of HDPE GMs have the similar stress crack resistance at the same temperature, in both acidic and alkaline conditions. Stress crack resistance times of the HDPE GMs under different conditions were summarized in Table 3. 1 1 10 100 1000 10000 Failure Time (hour) (a) (b) Fig. 5 Percentage yield stress versus the logarithm of the average failure time of high density polyethylene (HDPE) geomembranes (GMs) (CMD-S: cross machine direction smooth HDPE GM, MD-S: machine direction smooth HDPE GM, CMD-T: cross machine direction textured HDPE GM and MD-T: machine direction textured HDPE GM) at 40°C and 60°C: (a) Acidic solution (pH=4), (b) alkaline solution (pH=8)) 34 Table 3 Stress crack resistance of HDPE GMs (hour) HDPE GMs 40°C 60°C pH=4 pH=8 pH=4 pH=8 210 218 141 146 220 220 151 149 Textured CMD 210 210 140 147 MD 218 215 151 149 Smooth CMD MD CONCLUSION Damaged HDPE GMs showed excellent acidityresistance as intact HDPE GMs.
3 and 4 showed the average elongation at yield of tensile properties of N-S and UN-S HDPE GMs treated in pH solution for 1, 2, 3 and 4 months; (a) pH=4, (b) pH=7, (c) pH=8, (d) pH=12. Treating the specimens for more than two months in the pH solution at 60°C, the elongation at yield values increased slightly but, it increased markedly at 80°C in the similar conditions. This indicates that at higher temperature, HDPE GMs (notched and un-notched) have excellent chemical resistance but, the temperature and the time affect the machine resistance in the same manner as it has been discussed above.
Mercenaries of Gor (Gorean Saga, Book 21) by John Norman