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The SatNav Users Guide to Navigation and Mapping Using GPS
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
An integrated GPS, navigation and mapping book on the principles behind satellite navigation systems. What goes into making that little screen in your vehicle work? Here this marvellous technology is explained.
NASA Space Technology Report - Antarctic Exploration Parallels for Future Human Planetary Exploration: The Role and Utility of Long Range, Long Duration Traverses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This report describes a two-day workshop at the NASA Johnson Space Center discussing lessons learned from traverses, driven largely by science objectives, in the Earth's polar regions.
The QSL Book
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
An eBook to help new and not so new hams with the chores of sending and receiving QSL cards for ham radio contacts.
Deadly Auroras? The Carrington Event Threat: Solar Superstorms and the Risk of Devastating Blackouts and Electric Grid Damage from Massive Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 241,880. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This comprehensive and up-to-date ebook presents the complex story behind the threat posed by massive solar storms to the electric grid. There is growing concern that a repeat of the colossal "Carrington-event" storm of 1859, or even the lesser 1921 solar storm, could wreak unprecedented havoc on America's electric power system, potentially causing prolonged blackouts.
Risky Business (How to Build a Risk Matrix)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Christopher Jackson-Ash. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Engineering (General)
Everyone needs to do risk assessment. You can’t do good work with poor tools and the risk matrices used by many companies are poorly designed and often misunderstood by the people who use them. If you need to build a well-designed and highly-functional risk matrix, you need to read this book.
Solar Electricity Generation System with a DIY Sun-Tracking Proposition
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Series: Science & Technology, Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
Energy from the Sun is freely available to most of the humanity while it is getting costlier from the electricity grids. The book informs the readers about generation of electricity from the Sun makes a proposition of a DIY project. The book provides all the useful information about power from the Sun and by using the proposition, a reader may find freedom, ease and economy in use of electricity.
Управление твердыми отходами в субъекте федерации
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 49,050. Language: Russian. Published: July 27, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Pollution Control
The monograph is devoted to the analysis of methodological approaches in the management of municipal solid waste.
SPFA - Samobieżna Artyleria Lufowa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
W trzecim tomie serii "Przegląd techniki wojskowej XXI" zaprezentowano przedstawicieli "królowej pola walki", jak ją niegdyś nazywano, czyli artylerii. W książce przedstawiono dwadzieścia nowoczesnych dział samobieżnych: armat, armatohaubic, haubic i moździerzy.
MRAP - Samochody Minoodporne
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Kołowe pojazdy minoodporne i chroniące przed zasadzkami (MRAP – Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) to najmłodsze wozy bojowe jakie pojawiły się w arsenałach armii zachodnich przed kilku laty. Pojazdy te mają konstrukcję zabezpieczającą ich załogi przed skutkami eksplozji min i improwizowanych ładunków wybuchowych. Warstwa tekstowa książki wzbogacona jest licznymi kolorowymi fotografiami.
MBT - Czołgi Podstawowe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Oto druga książka z serii "Przegląd techniki wojskowej XXI". Drugi tom poświęcony jest fortecom na gąsienicach czyli czołgom podstawowym. W książce zaprezentowanych zostało siedemnaście współczesnych czołgów reprezentujących producentów z trzynastu krajów. Części opisowej pancernych pojazdów oraz danym taktyczno-technicznym towarzyszą kolorowe fotografie oraz słowniczek.
The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 282,240. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Guaranteed to keep you up long after prime time, The Box re-creates the old-time TV years through more than three hundred interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, and acted in them. “Wondrous... An oral scrapbook of the pioneering days of our video nation” —The New York Times Book Review
MRAPs - Main Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,960. Language: American English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
MRAPs (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles) are the youngest battle vehicles that have been entered on battlefields of 21st century. This book describes seventeen MRAP vehicles and there are its history, specifications and graphics.
Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
Turning Carbon to Gold
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science
This was the story of a set of chemical systems designed to deal with sequestering carbon and carbon dioxide which will be mandated as a consequence of the man-caused global warming concept, but it is also a document of deceit, deceptions and incompetence in the US Patent Office as well as a business plan to deal with it.
Venetië
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: Dutch. Published: July 15, 2013 by e-Publikant. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
Van carnaval tot waterkering. Wetenschapsjournalist Django Mathijsen duikt in de geschiedenis en toekomst van Venetië. Kunnen waterkeringen de stad van de ondergang redden?
U.S. Energy Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather - Increasing Temperatures, Storms, Flooding, and Sea Level Rise, Effects on Power Plants
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
At least three major climate trends are relevant to the energy sector: increasing air and water temperatures, decreasing water availability in some regions and seasons, and increasing intensity and frequency of storm events, flooding, and sea level rise.
Mars 2020 Exploration Rover Mission: Overview and Report of the Mars 2020 Science Definition Team (Mustard Report) - Potential Martian Biosignatures, Mars Sample Return Cache
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,750. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This comprehensive ebook provides a complete guide to the ongoing plans for NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission. The Mars 2020 mission would explore a site likely to have been habitable, seek signs of past life, fill a returnable cache with the most compelling samples, and demonstrate technology needed for the future human and robotic exploration of Mars.
Encyclopedia of Military Space Operations at Cape Canaveral: From Early Ballistic Missile Launches in 1953 through Titan, Atlas, Delta, and EELV Launches with Mission Details
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 306,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Combining six excellent titles, this unique ebook encyclopedia provides unprecedented information about military space operations at Cape Canaveral from post-war testing beginning in 1953 through Atlas and Titan launches in 2009.
Achtbanen
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: Dutch. Published: July 5, 2013 by e-Publikant. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Engineering (General)
Wetenschapsjournalist Django Mathijsen duikt in de fun, fysiologie en fysica van achtbanen en onderwerpt vooraanstaande achtbanenbouwers aan een kruisverhoor.
Delta II & III Space Operations at Cape Canaveral 1989-2009, Origins, Military Missions, Civil Missions, Commercial Missions
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses DELTA II and DELTA III space operations at Cape Canaveral, Florida, from the DELTA II's first launch in 1989 through the DELTA II's most recent launch in late March 2009.