By Stephen McCauley

ISBN-10: 0743453190

ISBN-13: 9780743453196

Boston actual property agent William Collins understands that his behavior are slipping uncontrolled. as a result of obsessive-compulsive day-by-day cleansing binges and a penchant for nightly on-line cruising for hookups, he unearths his revenues figures slipping regardless of a booming industry. There's additionally his ongoing fight to gather the lease from his passive-aggressive tenant and his concerns approximately his ally, Edward, whom he's definitely not in love with. simply as he comes to a decision to focus on his lifestyles, he meets Charlotte and Samuel, prosperous suburbanites searching for definitely the right urban residence. "Happy couple," he writes in his notes. "Maybe i will be able to research anything from them." What he eventually discovers demanding situations his personal assumptions approximately actual property, love, and wish; and what they study from him may well resolve a budding friendship, let alone a truly promising sale.
filled with crackling discussion introduced by way of a stellar ensemble of gamers, Alternatives to Sex is a brilliant, hilarious chronicle of existence in post-traumatic, morally ambiguous the USA -- the place the will to do strong is consistently being tripped up by means of the necessity to think strong. instantaneously.

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2 Synchronous-type AC Servo Motor The stator consists of a cylindrical frame and a stator core. The stator core is located in the frame and an armature coil is wound around the stator core. The end of the coil is connected with a lead wire and current is provided from the lead wire. The rotor consists of a shaft and a permanent magnet and the permanent magnet is attached to the outside of the shaft. In a synchronous-type AC servo motor, the magnet is attached to a rotor and an armature coil is wound around the stator unlike the DC servo motor.

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