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Nuclear Structures - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780407003231, 9781483103389

Nuclear Structures

1st Edition

Isolation and Characterization

Editors: A. J. MacGillivray G. D. Birnie
eBook ISBN: 9781483103389
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 19th March 1986
Page Count: 216
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Nuclear Structures: Isolation and Characterization focuses on techniques for the isolation of molecular and macromolecular components of cell nuclei. The book first discusses nuclear matrices, including isolation of nuclear matrices and notes on the method. The text examines nucleoids. Nucleoid preparation and morphology, characterization of nucleoids, experimental uses of nucleoids, and criticism of nucleoid preparation are underscored. The book also discusses nuclear envelopes, polynucleosomes and monomer nucleosomes, and metaphase chromosomes. The text also examines DNA tight-binding proteins, including the definition and preparation of DNA tight-binding proteins; immunological characterization of tight-binding proteins; and DNA binding characteristics. The book also examines nucleoli and preribosomal ribonucleoprotein particles. Methods for the isolation of nucleoli; assessment of nucleolar preparations; and isolation of preribosomal ribonucleoprotein particles are discussed. The text also covers ribonucleoprotein particles containing heterogeneous nuclear RNA and nuclear RNP particles containing small RNAs. The selection is a good reference for readers wanting to study the isolation of molecular and macromolecular components of cell nuclei.

Table of Contents



1 Historical Background

1.1 Philosophers and Flywheels 1

1.2 From Prehistory to Roman Civilization

1.3 From the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Industrial Revolution

1.4 The Industrial Revolution

1.5 From the Middle of the 19th Century to 1960

1.6 High Performance Flywheels or 'SuperFlywheels'

1.7 Future Developments

2 Application of Flywheel Energy Storage Systems

2.1 Basic Parameters and Definitions

2.2 Advantages and Disadvantages

2.3 Some Economic Considerations

2.4 Road Vehicle Applications

2.5 Other Vehicles

2.6 Gyroscopic Moments Due to Flywheels Aboard Vehicles

2.7 Applications for Fixed Machines

3 The Flywheel

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Material for Flywheels

3.3 Failure Criteria

3.4 Rotor Stress Analysis

3.4.1 Load Conditions

3.4.2 Tri-dimensional Approach

3.4.3 Axi-symmetrical Flywheels

3.4.4 Plane Stress or Plane Strain State

3.4.5 One Dimensional Calculation of the Stress Field

3.4.6 Specialized Approaches

3.5 Isotropic Flywheels

3.5.1 Disc Flywheels

3.5.2 Rim-with-Spokes Flywheels

3.5.3 Isotropic Sub-circular Flywheels

3.6 Radial Bar and Filament Flywheels

3.7 Composite Material Rim Flywheels

3.8 Composite Material Disc Flywheels

3.9 Variable-Inertia Flywheels

3.10 Other Types of Flywheel

3.11 Flywheel Testing

3.11.1 Non Destructive Evaluation

3.11.2 Spin Testing

3.11.3 Measurement of the Moment of Inertia

4 The Housing and Vacuum System

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Aerodynamic Drag on Flywheels

4.3 Aerodynamic Heating

4.4 The Vacuum System

4.5 The Seals

4.6 Burst Containment

5 Flywheel Suspension System

5.1 Types of Bearings

5.2 Ball Bearings

5.3 Magnetic Bearings

5.4 Some Topics in Rotor Dynamics

5.4.1 Introduction

5.4.2 Critical Speeds

5.4.3 Whirl Motions

5.4.4 Effect of Damping

5.4.5 Multi-body Systems

5.4.6 Rotor Balancing

5.4.7 Torsional Vibrations

5.5 Dampers

6 Transmission Systems

6.1 Types of Transmission for Flywheel Systems

6.2 Mechanical Transmissions

6.3 Electrical Transmissions

6.4 Hydrostratic Transmissions

7 A Look to the Future

7.1 An Integrated Design Approach

7.2 Development Possibilities


Appendices: Computer Programs

1 Program HYPER

2 Program MADIS

3 Program RIMDIS

4 Program NONMAN

5 Program SPOKES

6 Program SUBDIS

7 Program ORTDIS

8 Program DYNROT



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19th March 1986
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About the Editors

A. J. MacGillivray

G. D. Birnie

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