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Moggy's Tuna Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
'Moggy's Tuna manual' is based on five years of experience flying helicopters off fishing boats in mid-ocean. Francis Meyrick describes the risks, the thrills and the beauty of nature, But his main emphasis is on safety: tips, anecdotes and techniques to fly safely and successfully. He dedicates his book "To all my tuna friends and in memory of too many guys who didn't make it home..."
Practical Drainage Investigation
Price: $5.80 USD. Words: 35,200. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
The aims of this book are to enhance the knowledge of a user who has some basic knowledge of drainage systems and to give a working knowledge of solving problems in domestic and small commercial drainage systems. It focuses mainly on below ground domestic drainage and assumes some knowledge of building and drainage construction and practice. by Tim Deveaux and Dominic Blyth
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
Inspect2Code - Residential Inspection Field Guide
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
A checklist format guides the user through common elements found in residential construction. Chapters begin with foundations and end with a final inspection for a certificate of occupancy. Code reference numbers are found at the end of each inspection item and link to over 380 code sections located within the book.
Steam Age Machines
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » History » History of things
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
Digital LED Thermometer with Microcontroller AVR ATtiny13
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / Integrated, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology
Build a digital Celsius/Fahrenheit thermometer from only a few, inexpensive parts which are readily available! Temperature range is from -55 up to +125 °C (-67 ... 257 °F) at great accuracy. Display is done through LEDs. Key components are a microcontroller Atmel AVR ATtiny13 and a digital temperature sensor Dallas/MAXIM DS18B20. Book gives in-depth description and explains the mc program.
Production of synthesis gas by steam methane reforming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Engineering
Steam reforming of methane is the main industrial route to produce hydrogen and synthesis gas (a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide)