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Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 1: Review of the Soviet Space Program 1967, Soviet Space Programs, 1966-70 - Sputnik, Vostok, Luna, Zond, Soyuz, Manned Moon Plans
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 331,560. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports begins with this reproduction of two truly historic documents: Review of the Soviet Space Program 1967 and Soviet Space Programs, 1966-70.
WORKMASTERS™ - Ceiling Fan Selection Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Electrical wiring
Save Money with this FREE WORKMASTERS™ - Ceiling Fan Selection Guide. This eBook provides great step by step instruction on how to truly SAVE money on your utility bills. Master Electrician and Electrical Expert Anthony Dawes provides easy DIY outlines and How To insight for Ceiling Fan installations and do it yourself projects. This is the first eBook in the WORKMASTERS™ How To Series.
Fly Low Fly Fast
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Robert Gandt’s inside account of the National Championship Air Race ignites with the fierce rivalries, the heroic struggles to keep hypertuned ex-fighter planes flying, and the heart-stopping drama of the world’s fastest motorsport.
Bogeys and Bandits
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,060. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Former naval aviator and award-winning military writer Robert Gandt had the chance to return to his old base to fly one of the fastest, sleekest jets in the world. In Bogeys and Bandits he takes the reader along for the ride.
Advanced Manufacturing: National Strategic Plan, Manufacturing Innovation, Infrastructure and Facilities, Additive (3D) Manufacturing, National Bioeconomy Blueprint, Domestic Technology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,870. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing
This impressive collection of federal reports and plans provides a complete overview of the outlook for advanced manufacturing in America, including 3D printing and additive manufacturing.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) Reports - Graphene, Single-Electron Devices (SEDs), Nanowire, Photovoltaic
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,520. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
Multiple official documents provide a thorough and up-to-date review of the research at the important Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST). It supports the U.S. nanotechnology enterprise from discovery to production by providing industry, academia, NIST, and other government agencies with access to world-class nanoscale measurement and fabrication methods and technology.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Nanoscience Technologies Applications, Transitions and Innovations - Nanostrands, Optical, Transistors
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
The purpose of this document is to introduce the AFRL nanoscience and nanotechnology enterprise by outlining the broad areas of strategic investment and briefly describing the way that AFRL defines, integrates and conducts its expansive nanoscience and technology effort.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: A Review of Research in the Field of Nanorobotics - Biologically Inspired Nanorobots, Nanomanipulation, Nanosoldering, Nanotweezers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,190. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
This report highlights the findings of an extensive review of the literature in the area of nanorobotics. The
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) NanoFab Cleanroom Safety Manual
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
This safety manual was developed by the NIST CNST Safety Representative and is specifically designed for the NIST CNST NanoFab Cleanroom.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Public Participation in Nanotechnology: Report of the National Nanotechnology Initiative Workshop - Convergence of Science and Society
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,480. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
This document is the report of the NNI Workshop on Public Participation in Nanotechnology. The workshop was sponsored by the NSET Subcommittee and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as part of long-range planning efforts for the NNI, guided by thoughtful concern for the opinions and benefit of the American people.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Bridging NanoEHS (Environmental, Health, and Safety) Research Efforts: A Joint U.S.-EU Workshop, Nanomaterials Assessment
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
Nanomaterials are increasing in complexity and number, and the responsible development of nanotechnology-enabled (nano-enabled) commercial products is proving challenging because many near- and long-term environmental, health, and safety (nanoEHS) questions—such as the potential toxicity of some nanoscale materials—are incompletely answered.
A Sustainable Floating Habitat
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
Living in a floating community with the minimum environmental impact.
NASA Space Technology Report: Lunar Destination Activities, Human Spaceflight Architecture Team, Moon Surface Duration, Mobility Range, Energy Sources, Potential Missions to the Moon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This NASA report reviews the various moon surface design reference missions developed as representative scenarios that could occur in a human lunar return.
NASA Space Technology Report: Lunar and Planetary Bases, Habitats, and Colonies, Special Bibliography Including Mars Settlements, Materials, Life Support, Logistics, Robotic Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,690. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is a special bibliography from the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Program which Includes the design and construction of lunar and Mars bases, habitats, and settlements; construction materials and equipment; life support systems; base operations and logistics; thermal management and power systems; and robotic systems; abstracts are included.
Building Manufacturing Competitiveness - The TOC Way
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management
Growing pressure to improve performance of manufacturing sector in a rather complex and chaotic environment has led the book to propose a focused way (Theory of Constraints, TOC) of managing business. Three key aspects of the book are: 1. It dovetails TOC to the growth agenda of a nation 2. It provides contextual understanding of TOC 3. It presents jargon free concepts plus case studies
Analog Dialogue, Volume 47, Number 1
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Series: Analog Dialogue. Price: Free! Words: 13,780. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. 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 47, Number 1, 2013
NASA Space Technology Report: EVA Radio - Desert Research and Technology Studies DRATS 2011 Report, Analog Testing of Technologies for Human Space Exploration
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report describes the Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Dual-Band Radio Communication System which was demonstrated during the 2011 outing. The EVA radio system is designed to transport both voice and telemetry data through a mobile ad hoc wireless network and employs a dual-band radio configuration.
NASA Space Technology Report: GPS Lessons Learned from the International Space Station (ISS), Space Shuttle and X-38, Software, INS Integration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,690. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document is a collection of writings concerning the application of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to the International Space Station (ISS), Space Shuttle, and X-38 vehicles. An overview of how GPS technology was applied is given for each vehicle, including rationale behind the integration architecture, and rationale governing the use (or non-use) of GPS data during flight.
The Vanguard Satellite Launching Vehicle, An Engineering Summary - Details of America's Early Rocket for the First Satellites, Program History, Vehicle Design
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the official comprehensive technical report on the historic Vanguard satellite rocket. Project Vanguard was conceived in 1955 for the purpose of establishing a scientific satellite in orbit about the earth during the International Geophysical Year (July 1957 to December 1958).
Is Your Home Making You Sick
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
"Is Your Home Making You Sick" brings to light the serious and potentially life threatening conditions that may exist in any given home. This guide provides information to determine their existence and how to treat them. The ignorance of these dangerous conditions can cause illness and in extreme cases death.