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By David Valdes Greenwood

Ah, the candy thoughts of Christmas. presents less than the tree. Cookies for Santa. And, after all, the yearly fruitcake.

For younger David Valdes Greenwood, the indomitable “little fruitcake” on the middle of those stories, not anything is sweeter than the promise of the vacations. A modern day Tiny Tim, he holds speedy to his perfect of what Christmas should still be, regardless of the large odds opposed to him: Sub-zero Maine winters. a number of eccentric relations. And his consistent foil: a frugal, God-fearing Grammy who turns out made up our minds to carry an finish to all his enjoyable. A publication that’s “fa-la-la-licious” (Louisville Courier Journal) and packed with humorous, fascinating xmas stories (from development a Lego® manger to trying to find the best Christmas tree), A Little Fruitcake will encourage even the largest Grinches round.

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Bersteigt der statische Flächendruck eine bestimmte für das Material charakteristische Größe, so nehmen die Höchstausschläge der Decke wieder zu. Mit steigender Schichtdicke nimmt die Dämpfungsfähigkeit zu. " Eine Maschine und ihre Gründung wirken als Massen< kette. Die Gründung verringert die Maschinenausschläge und bewirkt, daß die Ausschläge auf die schwingungsabfangende, schallweiche Unterlage in zulässigen Grenzen bleiben. Die Gründung, Unterlage und Erdboden wirken als Massenkoppel. Während der übergang von Verdichtungs-, Schub-, Drill-, Dehnungs- und Ober·flächenwellen auf Luft gering ist, wirken Biegungsschwingungen als gute Schallerreger.

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