Formula 1 2015 2016

Author: Giorgio Piola
Publisher: Giorgio Nada Editore
ISBN: 8879116568
Release Date: 2017-03-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation

As with previous years, 2015 was one in which Mercedes-Benz dominated both the drivers' and constructors- championships. The German manufacturer confirmed the technical advantage it had derived from the introduction of the revolutionary power unit, which first appeared in 2014. In place of Red Bull, which fell into disgrace after a media conflict with engine supplier Renault, it was Ferrari that attempted to stand up to the Silver Arrows. Side issues were the stories of a Williams wanting to come back and battle for the title; McLaren with a new but not very effective Honda engine, which touched the lowest point in the Japanese manufacturer's long history in F1; and the other leading teams of a season that ended with the official announcement of Renault's return, having acquired Lotus. Offering a precise analysis of this latest F1 championship, especially from the technical point of view, there is once again Giorgio Piola. A hundred or so all-colour illustrations document the development of the various cars throughout the Formula 1 World Championship, and offer - as always - a wealth of information anticipating the 2016 season.

Formula 1 2016 2017

Author: Giorgio Piola
Publisher: Giorgio Nada Editore
ISBN: 8879116843
Release Date: 2017-03-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Giorgio Piola once again fathoms the 2016 season, his illustrations showing the reader all the secrets and technical aspects of the 11 teams’ battling cars in this world championship won by Nico Rosberg, who carried on the family tradition begun by his father Keke, the 1982 world title winner. Mercedes-Benz also dominated the 2016 F1 season and it did so in an even more superior manner than in the past, a sign of the team’s outstanding technical and organizational ability, the like of which has seldom been seen in the sport’s long history. Right behind the German cars came Red Bull, which took second place in the championship--a position it held in 2014--overtaking a disappointing Ferrari, which had a difficult season. But 2016 was also McLaren’s season, although the team did not quite return to the forefront, even though it made substantial progress; the year also marked the return of an American team in Haas. This edition of the book is also complete with an extensive study of the 2017 F1 World Championship, which will bring major new aerodynamic and tyre developments and a brusque performance flare-up.

Formula 1 2013 2014

Author: Giorgio Piola
Publisher: Giorgio Nada Editore Srl
ISBN: 8879115979
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

For the fourth consecutive year, Sebastian Vettel has won the Formula 1 World Championship for drivers. He did so with 13 victories out of the season's 19 races, from the Grand Prix of Belgium to the Brazilian GP. Only Kimi Raikkonen, Fernando Alonso, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton were able to get the better of the great German champion with their sporadic wins. And Vettel's string of successes also enabled Red Bull to confirm once again it is still the top constructor. On the technical front, the 2013 world championship acquired a certain stability, even if there was no lack of new elements, like the abolition of the cars' nose step, the elimination of the double DRS and Ferrari's adoption of faired half-axels by. All aspects carefully explained by Giorgio Piola in his latest book in the "Technical Analysis" series, which is now a must-have for all enthusiasts. This edition also includes over 300 color illustrations, which unveil all the secrets of the cars that battled for the 2013 world title; and then there is an early look ahead to the principal changes of 2014, when the cars go back to being powered by a turbocharged engines of 6-cylinders and 1600 cc. instead of the classic normally aspirated V8.

Formula 1 2014 2015

Author: Giorgio Piola
Publisher: Giorgio Nada Editore Srl
ISBN: 8879116231
Release Date: 2015-12-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Radical changes in terms of technology and regulations marked the 2014 season, with the cars being equipped with 1600 cc, six-cylinder turbocharged engines with dual internal combustion and electrical power delivery (the so-called Power Unit) in place of the classic naturally aspirated V8s. Electronically controlled rear braking and a series of aerodynamic restrictions were also introduced, the latter having a major influence on the external appearance of the cars which were very different to their predecessors. These changes and innovations also had significant sporting repercussions with the Mercedes of Rosberg and Hamilton undisputed protagonists of the World Championship, the surprising Daniel Ricciardo doing better than his teammate Vettel and the Maranello team featuring in another grey season with Fernando Alonso already heading towards McLaren. Revealing the technical secrets of the 2014 cars and providing a broad preview of the season to come is as ever Giorgio Piola who, drawing by drawing, illustrates and describes in the most minute detail the entire World Championship field.

Autocourse 2017 2018

Author: Tony Dodgins
Publisher: Icon Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1910584266
Release Date: 2018-03-06
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The longest running motor racing yearbook is now in its 67th year. First published in 1961, Autocourse features independent and authoritative editoria,l combined with the sport's finest photography. Whilst rivals come and go, The World's Leading Grand Prix Annual continues to be the indisputable leader in its field. Autocourse wraps up the year with the most complete results record supplied anywhere in a single volume. This lavish yearbook is essential reading for all fans of global motorsport.

Performance at the Limit

Author: Mark Jenkins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107136120
Release Date: 2016-06-30
Genre: Business & Economics

Studies the case of Formula 1® to show how businesses can achieve optimal performance in competitive and dynamic environments.

The Global Competitiveness Report 2004 2005

Author: Michael E. Porter
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1403949131
Release Date: 2004-12-03
Genre: Business & Economics

The World Economic Forum's annual Global Competitiveness Report evaluates the potential for sustained economic growth of over 100 economies and ranks them accordingly. Since it first release in 1979, the Report has become the most authoritative and comprehensive study of its type. The 2004-2005 Report Contains: *Detailed country competitiveness provides of 104 economies *Data tables for survey and hard data variable ranking profiled economies *Complementary global rankings: the Growth Competitiveness Index (GCI) and the Business Competitiveness Index (BCI), measuring growth and productivity respectively *Exclusive Data from the Executive Onion Survey, with over 8,700 responses from business leaders worldwide. Produced in collaboration with a distinguished group of international scholars and a global network of over 100 leading national research institutes and business organizations, the Report also showcases the latest thinking and research on issues of immediate relevance for business leaders and policy-makers.

Formula 1

Author: Giorgio Piola
Publisher: Giorgio Nada Editore
ISBN: 8879115790
Release Date: 2013-12-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

One of the hardest fought Formula 1 World Championships of recent years ended in Brazil, where Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull won the drivers’ and constructors’ world titles respectively for the third consecutive year. Ferrari, competitive until mid-season, had to be content with Fernando Alonso’s second place in the end. On the technical front, the 2012 world championship will be remembered for the large air intakes in the noses of many of the cars, their purpose to recover aerodynamic load; then there were the sophisticated F-Ducts created by Mercedes-Benz and the pull rod front suspension layout designed by Ferrari. In this well-established publication, author, designer and television commentator Giorgio Piola analyses the various development phases of the different teams during the world championship. Brief but exhaustive texts illustrated with hundreds of technical designes in full colour are the main elements of this book, which concludes with a section on the cars that will be the protagonists of the 2013 season.

Formula 1 Technology

Author: Peter Wright
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0768002346
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Author Peter Wright identifies and outlines five parameters -- Power, Weight, Tire Grip, Drag and Lift -- and shows how each can be maximized. In addition, he describes the variety of technologies (including those that have been banned over the years) that are involved, not just in the makeup of the Formula 1 cars, but also in the component manufacturing, systems testing, and the actual racing of the cars.

Control

Author: Jane Golley
Publisher: ANU Press
ISBN: 9781760461201
Release Date: 2017-06-05
Genre: Political Science

‘More cosmopolitan, more lively, more global’ is how the China Daily summed up the year 2016 in China. It was also a year of more control. The Chinese Communist Party laid down strict new rules of conduct for its members, continued to assert its dominance over everything from the Internet to the South China Sea and announced a new Five-Year Plan that Greenpeace called ‘quite possibly the most important document in the world in setting the pace of acting on climate change’. The China Story Yearbook 2016: Control surveys the year in China’s economy, population planning, law enforcement and reform, environment, Internet, medicine, religion, education, historiography, foreign affairs, and culture, as well as developments in Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Red Bull Racing F 1 Car

Author: Steve Rendle
Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK
ISBN: 0857330993
Release Date: 2011-09-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

After the closest-fought season in F1 history, Sebastian Vettel became the youngest-ever World Champion. His car, the Red Bull RB6, the work of a team led by legendary F1 designer Adrian Newey, was the envy of the paddock, proving to be consistently faster than its rivals over the season. In this fascinating book, the Red Bull RB6 receives the Haynes Manual treatment, providing an unprecedented insight into the design, technology and engineering of an F1 car as well as the inner workings of Red Bull Racing.

The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2015

Author:
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780190647759
Release Date: 2016-10-01
Genre:

The 2015 edition of The Global Community: Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence constitutes the only thorough annual survey of major developments in international courts. General Editor Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo selects excerpts from important court opinions as well as the contributors who provide expert guidance on those cases.

Human Development Report 2016

Author: United Nations Development Programme
Publisher: Human Development Report (Pape
ISBN: 9211264138
Release Date: 2017-03-21
Genre: Business & Economics

This report focuses on how human development can be ensured for everyone, now and in future. It starts with an account of the hopes and challenges of today's world, envisioning where humanity wants to go. This vision draws from and builds on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. It explores who has been left behind in human development progress and why. It argues that to ensure that human development reaches everyone, some aspects of the human development framework and assessment perspectives have to be brought to the fore. The Report also identifies the national policies and key strategies to ensure that will enable every human being achieve at least basic human development and to sustain and protect the gains.

The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2016

Author: Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780190848194
Release Date: 2017-10
Genre:

The 2016 edition of The Global Community: Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence constitutes the only thorough annual survey of major developments in international courts. General Editor Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo selects excerpts from important court opinions as well as the contributors who provide expert guidance on those cases. The topical organization and subject index make the thorough, comprehensive content easy to navigate.