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Miscellany 51: Apparent Wind Speed and True Wind Speed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This article describes the mathematical relationship of apparent wind speed and true wind speed, for a sailboat.
SSC JUNIOR ENGINEER (Electrical) - 2014
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
The perfect guide to SSC Jr. Engineer (Electrical) Examination aspirants having a B.Tech or Diploma.
Steve Jobs Bio: The Unauthorized Autobiography
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Steve Jobs in His Own Words. Get a unique insight into the mind of one of the most influential thinkers, creators and entrepreneurs of all time. The man responsible for ringing in the digital age, known for his perfectionist attitude and futuristic vision. Hear his story from the advent of the personal computer to revolutionizing the handheld industry with the iPod, iPhone, iPad and more...
Fire Weather (Agriculture Handbook 360) Part 2 - Guide for Application of Meteorological Information to Forest Fire Control Operations, Winds, Moisture, Temperature, Fronts, Thunderstorms, Climate
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
Weather is never static. It is always dynamic. Its interpretation is an art.The environment is in control in wildland firefighting. Free-burning fires are literally nourished by weather elements, atmospheric components, and atmospheric motion.
Fire Weather (Agriculture Handbook 360) Part 1 - Guide for Application of Meteorological Information to Forest Fire Control Operations, Winds, Moisture, Temperature, Fronts, Thunderstorms, Climate
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
Weather is never static. It is always dynamic. Its interpretation is an art. The environment is in control in wildland firefighting.
Superluminal: Traveling Faster than Light
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Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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This short paper presents the first practical technology solution for traveling faster than the speed of light. Most of the hardware & technology necessary for the first tests have already been developed, although faster computer processors may be required for synchronization. Light-years of distance can be traversed by performing millions of “hops."
Recommended Practices for Human Space Flight Occupant Safety - Integration of Occupant and Public Safety, Radiation, Manufacturing, Operations, Medical Considerations
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The document is intended to enable a dialogue among, and perhaps consensus of, government, industry, and academia on practices that will support the continuous improvement of the safety of launch and reentry vehicles designed to carry humans.
Central Utah Project (CUP): Bonneville Unit - Historic Reclamation Projects Book - Water Projects, Flood Control, Starvation Dam, Reservoirs, Aqueducts, Tunnels, Canals, Power Plants
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,100. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
The history of the CUP is as large and complex as the project itself. And as with the project, the popular notion is that the history of the Bonneville Unit is the history of the CUP.
An Introduction To Digital Design
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital
A systematic study of Digital Design techniques and circuit analysis, culminating in 4 major design and build projects involving numerous types of digital circuits and concepts. Scattered throughout the text are 36 research and study questions making this book suitable for both personal and group study. To enhance the learning experience the workbook includes more than 160 diagrams, charts and ci
Since Hero: A Mechanic's History of the Age of Power
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
A general-interest history of the development of power technology over the last two thousand years. Steam engines, internal combustion engines, nuclear power, and more are described and simplified for the reader's understanding and enjoyment. The author is a professional mechanic who has worked on everything from humble lawn mower engines to multi-million dollar gas turbines.
Wind Sucks. It Doesn't Blow. And Other Insights from Buckminster Fuller
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Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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This short, illustrated book is about the observations and insights of Buckminster Fuller. Though he’s best remembered for the geodesic dome and Buckyballs, Fuller offered many thought-provoking ideas about evolution, history, technology and existence itself, including the observation that created the title for this book.
How to Travel Faster than Light
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Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This short technical paper presents the first practical technology solution for traveling faster than the speed of light. Most of the hardware & technology necessary for the first tests have already been developed, although faster computer processors may be required for synchronization. Light-years of distance can be traversed by performing millions of “hops."
Analog Dialogue, Volume 48, Number 2
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Series: Analog Dialogue. Price: Free! Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
Analog Dialogue -- A Forum for the Exchange of Circuits, Systems, and Software for Real-World Signal Processing Analog Dialogue is the technical magazine of Analog Devices. It discusses products, applications, technology, and techniques for analog, digital and mixed-signal processing. This is Volume 48, Number 2, 2014
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Saturn V Flight Manual: Astronaut's Guide to the Apollo Moon Rocket, plus Flight Safety Plan and Review of Pogo Problems (Part 2)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,920. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Learn about the Saturn V moon rocket with this unique collection of documents, anchored by the illustrated Saturn V Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the mammoth Apollo moon rocket.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Saturn V Flight Manual, Astronaut's Guide to the Apollo Moon Rocket, plus Flight Safety Plan and Review of Pogo Problems (Part 1)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,460. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Learn about the Saturn V moon rocket with this unique collection of documents, anchored by the illustrated Saturn V Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the mammoth Apollo moon rocket.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Instrument Flight for Army Aviators - Field Manual 3-04.240 (FM 1-240) Part 2 - Techniques for Instrument Flying and Air Navigation, Weather, Emergency Operations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is specifically prepared for aviators authorized to fly Army aircraft.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Instrument Flight for Army Aviators - Field Manual 3-04.240 (FM 1-240) Part 1 - Techniques for Instrument Flying and Air Navigation, Weather, Emergency Operations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is specifically prepared for aviators authorized to fly Army aircraft.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 12 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Improvised Aerial Systems, Upgrades, Countermeasures, Technology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Part Twelve includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including improvised aerial systems, equipment upgrades, countermeasures, and emerging technology trends.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 11 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Manpads, Russian SAM, Countermeasures, Technology Trends
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part 11 includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including Russian SAM, manpads, countermeasures, and technology trends.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 10 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Theater Missiles, Air Defense
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part Ten includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering UAVs, unmanned aerial vehicles, theater missiles, and air defense.