Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology

Sub-categories: Aeronautics & Astronautics | Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable | Electronics / General | Electronics / Circuits / General | Electrical | Construction / General | General | Nanotechnology & MEMS | Radio | Inventions | Technical Writing | Mechanical | All sub-categories >>
How to Travel Faster than Light
By
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. 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."
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Lunar Module Touchdown Dynamics, An Analysis and a Historical Review of the Apollo Program
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The primary objective of this paper is to present an analysis and a historical review of the Apollo Lunar Module landing dynamics from the standpoint of touchdown dynamic stability, landing system energy absorption performance, and evaluation of the first-order terms of lunar soil mechanical properties at the Apollo 11 landing site.
NASA Space Technology Report: The Antarctic Search for Meteorites - A Model for Deep Space Exploration, An Astronaut's Report Comparing ANSMET to Space Flight, Recommendations
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,400. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) is an annual expedition to the southern continent to collect meteorites. In addition to its goal of gathering extraterrestrial material, it is a realistic model for human space flight.
Analog Dialogue, Volume 48, Number 2
By
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: On The Moon With Apollo 16 - A Guidebook to the Descartes Region
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,370. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the second in a series of three pre-flight guidebooks to Apollo lunar landing missions written for the public. (Similar books were made for Apollo 15 and Apollo 17.)
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)
By
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)
By
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.
Human Space Flight Industrial Base in the Post-Space Shuttle/Constellation Environment - Industry Viability, NASA-Dependent HSF Suppliers, Sustainable HSF Supply Chain
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,270. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This final report will benefit NASA and other USG agencies that are involved in space activities, as well as the corresponding U.S. space industrial base community.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Airfield and Flight Operations Procedures - FM 3-04.300 - Combined Arms, Construction, Airfield Operations Battalions (AOBS), Installation Flight Operations
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,010. 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 designed to serve as a doctrinal guide focusing on the primary aspects of airfield procedures in full spectrum operations.
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
By
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
By
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: NASA Recommendations to Space-Faring Entities - How to Protect and Preserve the Historic and Scientific Value of U.S. Government Lunar Artifacts
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
NASA recognizes the steadily increasing technical capabilities of space-faring commercial entities and nations throughout the world and further recognizes that many are on the verge of landing spacecraft on the surface of the moon.
Army Research Laboratory Technical Report: A Summary of Visual Gaze and Dwell Times for Army Pilots During Mission Simulations (ARL-TR-5900) Army Aviation Simulators
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report summarizes pilot (PI) visual gaze and dwell times obtained during operational missions conducted with seven engineering simulators.
The Air University Pantheon of Air, Space, and Cyberspace Power Thinkers - Wright Brothers, Billy Mitchell, Robert Goddard, Hap Arnold, Claire Chennault, Theodore von Karman, and Others
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compendium offers a broad sweep of some of our service's most remarkable and memorable figures in the context of an evolving center for airpower education.
Space Shuttle Program History: Historical Documentation about the Jake Garn Mission Simulator And Training Facility, Building Five at the Johnson Space Center
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a survey of the Jake Garn Mission Simulator and Training Facility (Building 5) at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
Skylab Extravehicular Activity Development Report: How NASA Concepts for Skylab Spacewalks Evolved During the Development of the Space Station Program
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides an interesting account of the development of spacewalking concepts for the Skylab space station program.
20th Century NASA Space History: Shuttle / Mir Phase 1 Program Joint Report - Space Shuttle Integration with Russian Mir Space Station, Cargo Delivery, Joint Operations, Safety, Crew Training
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,080. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA document provides a fascinating detailed history of the Shuttle/Mir Phase 1 program, intended as a top-level joint reference document that contains information of interest to both the United States and Russia.
NASA's Nuclear Frontier: The Plum Brook Reactor Facility - Research into Nuclear Propulsion for Rockets and Aircraft
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a fascinating history of NASA's nuclear research on propulsion at the Plum Brook reactor facility in Sandusky, Ohio.
Department of Defense User's Guide on Controlling Locks, Keys and Access Cards - DoD Lock Program
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a reproduction of the official U.S. military user’s guide on controlling locks, keys, and access cards, produced by the Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center.
NASA Space Technology Report: Low Cost Robotic Lunar Lander (COMPASS Final Report), Launch Options including SpaceX, Subsystems, Costs and Risks
By
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The goal of this COllaborative Modeling for the Parametric Assessment of Space Systems (COMPASS) session was to use Total Low Cost as the objective function, and design a Robotic Lunar Lander to deliver an unspecified payload (greater than zero) to the lunar surface for the lowest cost. The spacecraft designed as the baseline out of this study was a solar powered robotic lander.