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Learning Lessons: Urban Water Supply Sector
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Water Supply
How can lessons from evaluations of past projects augment ongoing efforts to mitigate risks in the urban water supply sector?
The Complete Guide to Canada's General Mobile Radio Service
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 37,320. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
Canada's General Mobile Radio Service, or GMRS, is a licence and fee free short-range two-way radio service that can supplement or substitute for costly cellular, pager, or other such wireless services. GMRS is perfect for business and industry, retail and hospitality, public service, and all types of personal uses where communications is required for those separated by short distances.
Learning Lessons in the Electricity Sector
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This study reviews the key lessons over the past 10 years drawn from Asian Development Bank assistance in the electricity and power sector, with inputs coming from more than 60 reports.
Environmental Laws Applicable to Construction and Operation of Ethanol Plants - NEPA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Pollution Prevention Act
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,860. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
This compliance assistance manual serves as a road map of information on federal environmental programs and federal and state agency roles. Air, water, hazardous waste, accident prevention and release reporting are examples of requirements that might apply.
Roadmap for Bioenergy and Biobased Products in the United States - Plant Science, Markets, Feedstock Systems, Harvesting and Treatment, Biorefinery, Oils, Sugars, and Protein Platforms
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science
The United States has become increasingly dependent on imported petroleum to meet its energy needs. A more diverse portfolio of feedstocks for our nation's energy and chemical supply must be found to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and secure future domestic energy supply.
Algal Biofuels Guide: Renewable Energy from Algae, Macroalgae (Seaweed), Cyanobacteria, Feedstocks, Cultivation, Harvesting, Extraction, Conversion, Distribution and Utilization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,790. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Algal biomass is a fast-growing, renewable resource and a promising feedstock for advanced biofuels. Algal biofuels are generating considerable interest around the world.
Ethanol Guides: Guidebook for Handling, Storing and Dispensing Fuel Ethanol - New Technologies in Ethanol Production - E85 Fuel Specs, Safety Procedures, Transport and Delivery
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Two important publications by the U.S. Department of Energy provide great information about ethanol.
"We Develop Missiles, Not Air!" The Legacy of Early Missile, Rocket, Instrumentation, and Aeromedical Research Development at Holloman Air Force Base, Project Manhigh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report contains an investigation of the history of missile, rocket, instrumentation, and aeromedical research programs conducted at and around Holloman Air Force Base.
Air Force Reports on the Cause of F-22 Raptor Unexplained Physiological Incidents, Hypoxia, and Aircraft Oxygen Generation Systems (OBOGS), Air Force and Navy AOG Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This ebook reproduces two important Air Force reports on the hypoxia problem which plagued the F-22 Raptor fighter plane.
Army Ballistic Missile Programs at Cape Canaveral 1953 through 1988 - Research Using V-1 and V-2, Redstone, Jupiter, Pershing Missile Programs, Range Control, Radar Tracking, Overcast, Paperclip
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study begins with a summary of the major events leading up to the REDSTONE missile program at Cape Canaveral. It includes an overview of RAF Bomber Command's raid against Peenemunde in August 1943 and the U.S. Army's recruitment of Wernher von Braun and his 'hand-picked' team of rocket experts in 1945.
U.S. Air Force Mishap Prevention Program - Air Force Instruction (AFI) 91-202 - Main USAF Document and Air National Guard Supplement, Aviation, Nuclear, Space Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two critical mishap program documents, one for the USAF and one for the Air National Guard, are reproduced in this ebook. This instruction implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 91-2, Safety Programs.
All-in-One Electronics Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / General
A comprehensive electronics overview for electronics engineers, technicians, students, educators, hobbyists, and anyone else who wants to learn about electronics. It’s like having six electrical engineering course textbooks in ONE practical condensed package. All-in-One Electronics Guide is a practical reference for design, analysis, and applications.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Apollo Terminology - Comprehensive Dictionary of Aerospace Terms and Acronyms
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This invaluable reference work, Apollo Terminology, belongs in the library of every student of the Apollo lunar landing program. The preface states, "Apollo Terminology definitions presented herein are intended to provide Apollo program participants with an updated collection of terminology used on the Apollo program."
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research and Safety Issues: Government Oversight Hearings and Reports, NNI, Priorities for the Future
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,950. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
Congressional hearings and GAO reports provide a great overview of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) and government regulation of environmental, health, and safety issues about nanomaterials.
NIOSH Nanotechnology Safety: Safe Nanotechnology in the Workplace, Workers Exposed to Engineered Nanoparticles, Health and Safety Concerns Research
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,420. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
Comprehensive documents from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provide thorough coverage of workplace safety issues involving nanotechnology and nanoparticles.
Security Engineering; Risk Assessment and Security Measures
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Price: $11.88 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Surveying
Each security solution is to be efficient, justified and rational, which is only possible when founded on realistic conclusions on the actual threats, vulnerability, probability of damaging events and their possible damaging effects. We cannot locate these on the basis of a superficial view, interview or intuition, but by using efficient tools and conducting a comprehensive risk assessment.
Nanotechnology Risk Encyclopedia: Medical, Environmental, Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications of Nanomaterials
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,000. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
Eight Federal reports provide a complete overview of the safety, health and environmental issues involved with nanotechnology and nanomaterials. There is information from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for the Military: Defense Nanotechnology Research and Development Program, Nanotechnology for Future Force Armaments
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
Two important documents from the U.S. Defense Department provide a good overview of current military nanotechnology: Nanotechnology for Future Force Armaments, and Defense Nanotechnology Research and Development Program. Nanotechnology research remains a major national initiative, and DoD remains at the forefront as a major contributor—as it had been even before the inception of the formal NNI.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Official Assessments of the National Nanotechnology Initiative, Four Reports 2005 through 2012 - Details of Science and Research Progress
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
This compilation of four important reports by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) provides a complete, detailed overview of the progress made by the National Nanotechnology Initiative.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Signature Initiatives on Knowledge Infrastructure, Sensors, Nanoelectronics, Nanomanufacturing, Solar Energy Collection, Federal Research Strategy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,650. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
America's ongoing research program into nanotechnology involves many areas of study, some of which have been designated as signature initiatives: knowledge infrastructure, sensors, nanoelectronics, nanomanufacturing, solar energy collection. Official reports from the National Nanotechnology Initiative provide vital information about these important research topics.