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Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
Atmosphere of Freedom: 70 Years at the NASA Ames Research Center - Pioneer, Galileo Jupiter Probe, Kepler, Apollo, Space Shuttle, Planetary Sciences, Space Life Sciences, plus 2012 ASAP Annual Report
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,400. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is a comprehensive history of NASA's Ames Research Center in California. This 70th anniversary edition begins with a history of the Center from the perspective of the Center directors— there have been ten since 1958.
Nuclear Fuel and Waste: The Report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future, Senate Hearings, Comprehensive Information on Yucca Mountain, Fukushima, Reactors, Radiation Issues
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 293,830. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
This reproduction of the full report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future (BRC), issued in 2012, provides comprehensive information on the management of the nuclear reactor fuel cycle and the disposal of radioactive waste, with insights provided by the Fukushima accident. Senate hearings about the report are also included.
Weather Satellite Programs at Risk: Problems with America's Polar and Geostationary Environmental Satellites, JPSS and GOES, Possible Gaps in Critical Data for Weather Forecasting Models
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,030. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This is a comprehensive collection of investigative reports and official information about the vital issue of America's polar and geostationary weather observation satellites. Prolonged delays in the development program of these satellites threatens to create a dangerous gap in coverage, adversely affecting the accuracy of critical weather forecasts.
Electrical Principles on your Mobile
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 41 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 41. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,050. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
This eBook has been optimized for use on mobile devices with a small screen. Now published as a portable, learning, reference and subject revision guide, students, teachers and hobbyists can have their own low-cost portable version as an eBook on a mobile phone.
Mechanics Principles on your Mobile
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 39 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 39. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mechanical
This eBook has been optimized for use on mobile devices with a small screen. Now published as a portable, learning, reference and subject revision guide, students, teachers and hobbyists can have their own low-cost portable version as an eBook on a mobile phone.
PIC® Micro Principles on your Mobile
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 37 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 37. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,830. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital
This eBook has been optimized for use on mobile devices with a small screen. Now published as a portable, learning, reference and subject revision guide, students, teachers and hobbyists can have their own low-cost portable version as an eBook on a mobile phone.
Amateur Radio Electronics on your Mobile
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 36 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 36. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Engineering
This eBook has been optimized for use on mobile devices with a small screen. Now published as a portable, learning, reference and subject revision guide, students, teachers and hobbyists can have their own low-cost portable version as an eBook on a mobile phone.
Learn Electronics on your Smartphone
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 35 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 35. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,970. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
Learn Electronics on your Smartphone eBook covers all the topics of this popular software title used in schools and colleges worldwide for over twenty years and now available as a Tablet and Smartphone App. See Additional Notes at the back of the book for instructions to download the accompanying interactive App which brings the 250+ topics to life by allowing you to insert your own values.
Desarrollo con microcontroladores ARM Cortex-M3
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 83,970. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital
Una piedra de Rosetta para descifrar las arquitecturas ARM para microcontroladores y su terminología, más allá del marketing. Una guía para el desarrollador serio que desea pasar de 8- a 32-bits.
Do-it-yourself 4 wheel disk brakes
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
in last seventy or so years that the automotive industry has been building vehicles braking systems have gone through only minor change until the 4 wheel disk brake came along, in the last century we've seen reliability and the cost to replace them come down and still vehicle owners are being charged upwards of $90 an axle to get them repaired an average owner can complete the job in 2 hrs or less
Our SETI Problem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
This paper explains the concept of Quantum Entanglement. It gives you a basic understanding of what it is and how it works.
Asteroid, Comet, and Near Earth Object (NEO) Encyclopedia: Sweeping Coverage of Impact Threats, Spacecraft Research, Detection, Deflection, Mitigation, Tunguska, Chelyabinsk, Planetary Defense, PHAs
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 370,820. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Discover all aspects of asteroids, comets, near earth objects (NEOs), and their impact threat to Earth in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents from NASA and other federal sources.
Complete Guide to Methane Hydrate Energy: Ice that Burns, Natural Gas Production Potential, Effect on Climate Change, Safety, and the Environment, Federal Research and Development Programs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
In March 2013, Japanese researchers announced a breakthrough in the extraction of natural gas from methane hydrates. This marked the latest important development in the quest for energy from methane hydrate, known as the ice that burns.
Programming The Zilog ZNEO Microcontroller By Example: Volume 1 - Getting Started
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
The Programming The Zilog ZNEO Microcontroller By Example series will provide readers with a thorough understanding of how to design and program embedded control systems using the Zilog ZNEO microcontroller. The Getting Started volume is an overview of the ZNEO Microcontroller and 16 examples of how to write programs for it and get things working. (~80 pages in the PDF).
2013 Boeing 787 Dreamliner Airplane Lithium Battery Fire NTSB Investigation - Event History, Battery and Component Examinations and Testing, Flight Recorders, Status Reports
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This ebook provides an up-to-date compilation of documents and information from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) about the ongoing investigation into fires and smoke incidents involving lithium-ion batteries on Boeing 787 Dreamliner commercial airplanes in 2013.
How to Install Your Own Furnace & A/C
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mechanical
Remove and reinstall your furnace and a/c takes the tech from removal of the old units to reinstalling the new furnace, measuring your plenums and send to sheet metal fabricator reinstall a new line set recover refrigerant from the a/c evacuate the air from the lines and recharge the system
Pro Techniques For Home Recording: Studio Tracking, Mixing, & Mastering Tips, Tricks, & Techniques With Audio
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction
Why do professional recordings sound "bigger than life"? Are there special microphones and secret techniques? Or is it somehow the magic of the "big studio"? Learn how to improve your tracks (without spending big bucks on gear) with "Pro Techniques For Home Recording". This eBook covers every step in home music production from setup to mixing and mastering. Complete with audio examples.
Sustainability & Engineering
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Price: Free! Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Sustainability & Engineering is an Open Educational Resource written by Aran Eales and Mike Clifford and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Basic Electrical Repairs
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Price: $5.59 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
Whether you’re looking to get into a career as an electrician or to make home repairs it starts with the basics and that is what this book intends a basic understanding of electricity. One convenience which every citizen in every country so depends on not only to have a comfortable home, but to keep foods fresh, cook meals, run toys and entertainment systems this covers diagnosing and repairs