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Replacing America's Aging Bomber Fleet (B-52, B-1, B-2): Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) Concepts, Ground Attack, Nuclear, Prompt Global Strike, Conventional ICBMs, Space-Based Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
America's fleet of strategic nuclear and conventional bombers - the B-52, B-1, B-2 - is rapidly aging, and Air Force officials are pursuing a replacement bomber, currently called the Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B).
TopGun Veg-Tool: User's Manual
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
This ebook is the second installment to the series "TopGun Veg-Tool". This ebook contains both the general description of the TopGun Veg-Tool and the technical specifications for its in-the-field operation. Vegetation management administrative personnel and foresters (in-the-field operators) will find valuable information in this ebook.
The Materials Genome Initiative: Developing Advanced and Next-Generation Materials, Computational Tools, Experimental Tools, Digital Data, Substitutes for Critical Minerals
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Materials Science
In much the same way that silicon in the 1970s led to the modern information technology industry, the development of advanced materials will fuel many of the emerging industries that will address challenges in energy, national security, healthcare, and other areas.
Sounds of Movies: Interviews with the Creators of Feature Sound Tracks
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound
Eleven major feature film sound mixer describe their work on 13 independent and Hollywood feature films. Multiple Oscar winners such as Mark Berger holds the record for all-time Oscar nominations that all resulted in wins (4 wins) and Chris Newman (3 wins, 11 nominations), Apocalypse Now, Amadeus, The Doors, Platoon, The Last Emperor, Mosquito Coast, Tucker, Mishima, Startrek IV, Beatrice et al.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Joint Shipboard Helicopter and Tiltrotor Aircraft Operations (Joint Publication 3-04) - Embarkation, Safety, Ordnance, Electromagnetic Effects
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides doctrine for planning, coordinating, and conducting joint shipboard helicopter and tiltrotor aircraft operations from United States air-capable ships.
High Frontier: The U. S. Air Force and the Military Space Program - MOL, Dyna-Soar, Nuclear Detection, Missile Warning, Anti-Satellite, SDI, BMD, Launch Operations, Desert Storm
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique Air Force report covers the history of the military space program from the first studies after World War II through the modern era.
TopGun Veg-Tool: ROW Vegetation Management
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Measurement
This ebook is the first installment in the series "TopGun Veg-Tool". This ebook provides the definition/description of the TopGun Veg-Tool instrument for the utility forester to implement his electric power transmission vegetation management program. Photographs of in-the-field use (actual inspections) of the TopGun are provided.
Recovering Gold & Other Precious Metals from Electronic Scrap
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Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by ProSynServ Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Metallurgy
Find Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium & other precious metals. They’re all around you. Maybe you've never thought about recovering gold & other precious metals from electronic scrap. However, if you're interested in making money doing it, “Recovering Gold & Other Precious Metals from Electronic Scrap” by Au Notes is exactly what you need to enter the arcane world of precious metals recovery.
Analog Dialogue, Volume 47, Number 2
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Series: Analog Dialogue. Price: Free! Words: 13,840. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / General
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 47, Number 2, 2013
Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force, Volume II, 1950-1997 - Korea, Strategic Air Command, Containing Communism, Vietnam War, Post-Cold War, Modernization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 247,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the milestone official comprehensive history of the United States Air Force with compelling stories about America's airmen and their aircraft. This document, Volume II, picks up the narrative at the Korean War, takes it through the War in Southeast Asia, the Gulf War, to the drawdown following the end of the Cold War.
Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force, Volume I, 1907-1950 - Army Air Forces, Building Air Power, World War II, Building the USAF
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the milestone official comprehensive history of the United States Air Force with compelling stories about America's airmen and their aircraft. This document, Volume I, contains the first 12 chapters and begins with balloons and the earliest heavier-than-air machines. It carries the story through World War II to the establishment of the United States Air Force as a service.
МЫСЛИ ЗНАТОКА, Книга 1, Часть 2
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: Russian. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Technology
In this part of the series reader find some thought, essays and projects. All projects for educational purposes only and cannot be implemented as is.
МЫСЛИ ЗНАТОКА
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Design / General
This series of books resumes author's lifelong experience with firearms and related matters. Book one, part 1 includes researches, reviews and asseys.
2012 Biomass Multi-Year Program Plan - Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biopower - Conversion Technologies, Feedstock Supply, Bio-Oil Pathways, Bioenergy Supply Chain
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
The Biomass Program is one of the 11 technology development programs within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy.
NASA Post-Apollo Lunar Exploration Plans: Moonlab Study - Semi-Permanent Lunar Surface Observatory Concept, Personnel, Life Support, Lunar Farm, Moon Base Layout and Design
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating 1968 report describes the results of a study of a semi-permanent lunar surface observatory, called Moonlab. Many unusual aspects of a moonbase are explored.
Before Apollo: Project Horizon - 1959 Army Proposal to Build a Lunar Outpost, Manned Military Base on the Moon, Saturn Rockets, Moon Suits, Operations, Launch Site Plans, Life Support
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating 1959 report from the U.S. Army describes an unapproved plan for building a large manned military base on the moon in the 1960s. The document - in two volumes - provides many details of the plan, including launch and rocket plans and information about the base, life support, moon suits, and much more.
How Not to Register an ELT & Avoiding a Registration Mess
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Price: Free! Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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Excluding the excerpts, the combined length of articles is 7,900 words. The companion articles, "How Not to Register an ELT" and "Avoiding a Registration Mess", Rev. 3 are for anyone in aviation who has to register an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) with NOAA or has a part in the process.
21st Century Complete Guide to Natural Gas Vehicles - Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFV), Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Technology, Safety, Refueling Issues
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,390. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
This comprehensive and up-to-date ebook provides a unique guide to natural gas vehicles, compiling ten official documents with details of every aspect of the issue: CNG and LNG designs, success stories, references, information on safety and refueling issues, and much more.
North American Contraflow Masonry Heater Glossary of Terms
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Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A glossary of English language terms for the construction and operation of masonry heaters. Intended for use with current and upcoming electronic pamphlets by Pyromasse Publications. The North American Contraflow Masonry Heater Glossary of Terms lists alphabetically the most commonly used terms for materials, construction technique and operation. This e pamphlet is available at no cost.
21st Century Complete Guide to Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP): Nuclear Weapon Effects (NWE) and the Threat to the Electric Grid and Critical Infrastructure, HEMP, EMI, Microwave Devices
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 335,960. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
This revised, up-to-date, and comprehensive ebook presents a superb collection of authoritative documents detailing the threat posed by electromagnetic pulse (EMP) caused by nuclear weapons and geomagnetic storms.