SMIL


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SMILSynchronized Multimedia Integration Language
SMILSkandinavisk Medisinsk Informasjon for Legfolk (Norwegian: Scandinavian Medical Information for Legfolk; University of Oslo; Oslo, Norway)
SMILStock Market Institute of Learning, Inc. (Wade Cook Financial Corporation)
SMILSuccessive Multiple Ionic-Polymer Layer (material chemistry)
SMILSpares Management Improvement Program
SMILSmart Materials Integration Laboratory (Pennsylvania State University)
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This is followed by a still longer 85-page chapter on "Preindustrial Prime Movers and Fuels" in which Smil emphasizes the importance of animate power (including especially human muscles), although he also discusses wind and water power; explosives; and "biomass energies" including wood, charcoal, crop residues, dried dung, and, plant and animal oils and waxes.
Smil presents himself as a critical voice of rationality and moderation, objectivity and neutrality, between "doom-saying neo-Malthusians on one side and ever-optimistic techno-fixers on the other" (p.
KILTY J McConnell and actress Jill Hennessy ALL SMILES J Kelly and Thom arrive and the event and, left, Thom strips on the catwalk MODEST Z Richie Gray chose to keep his top on on the catwalk.
Above all Smil dismisses forecasts in general and even the very idea that humanity can make meaningful prognostications about catastrophes and trends between now and 2050.
by Vaclav Smil. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008, 295 pp.
Smil uses fundamental unifying metrics (most notably for power density and energy intensity) to provide an integrated framework for analyzing all segments of energetics (the study of energy flows and their transformations).
The proposed contract covers building and civil work related to StatoilHydro's environmental investment project SMIL at Mongstad and is valued at approximately NOK80m.
Creating the Twentieth Century: Technical Innovations of 1867-1914 and Their Lasting Impact, by Vaclav Smil. Technical Revolutions and Their Lasting Impact series.
Many correspondents objected strongly to Vaclav Smil's views, so we have grouped them at the end and included his response.
Energy at the Crossroads: Global Perspectives and Uncertainties Vaclav Smil Cambridge, MA:MIT Press, 2003.