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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.
C-N-C how hard can it Be
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing
This is becoming a favorite of all my products Information and step by step instructions plus information about tooling selection, Links to software that is free or low cost. Learn what spindle to use for your machine if you are building your own. Contains links and information about copyrights and who may own them. Get informed and know what to do when problems arise. Easy read and understand.
Pursuit of Power: NASA's Propulsion Systems Laboratory (PSL) No. 1 and 2 - NACA, Aircraft Engine Research, Cold War Research, Nuclear Navaho, Rockets, Missiles, RL-10 Hydrogen Engine, Supersonic
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the official history of an important NACA/NASA propulsion research facility located in Ohio, which began operations in 1952 and was demolished in 2009. By the late 1950s, Pratt & Whitney, Wright Aeronautical, and the U.S. Air Force began building their own propulsion labs and altitude facilities.
Commonsensical Documentation
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Documentation & technical writing
Commonsensical Documentation is not just another book about technical documentation. Documentation that is not desirable is considered to be a waste of time. This eBook is about blending the best practices of communication and writing with a little common sense. By combining these principles technical writers and business analysts can produce documentation that will be valuable and appreciated.
Riding the Shortwaves: Exploring the Magic of Amateur Radio
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
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Amateur or "ham" radio is enjoying a resurgence, welcoming thousands to the excitement of the hobby. This hundred-year-old pastime continues to keep up with the times but also leads the way in technical innovations. Ham operator and bestselling author Don Keith (call sign N4KC) mixes easy-to-understand advice with fictional stories to show what the hobby is all about in the 21st century.
How Industrial Businesses Can Reduce Production Costs With Reverse Osmosis: Industrial Reverse Osmosis
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Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industrial management
Uses for industrial reverse osmosis in the business world and the ways in which this innovative water filtration technology can save businesses money.
Navy Shipboard Lasers for Surface, Air, and Missile Defense: Deployment of the First Solid-State Laser Directed Energy Weapon, SSL, FEL, TLS, MLD, Terminal Defense Against China's ASBM
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,980. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Navy officials announced in April 2013 that a solid-state laser would be deployed onboard the U.S.S. Ponce, providing the first at-sea demonstration of a revolutionary directed energy weapon.
Learn Mechanics on your Smartphone
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 45 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 45. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: April 9, 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.
Learn Electrical on your Smartphone
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 43 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 43. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Engineering
Learn Electrical 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.
Contested Ground: The Historical Debate Over NASA's Mission - From Sputnik to the Apollo Moon Landing, Space Shuttle and Space Station Decisions, Commercial Space
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 198,100. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book will examine the changing views of NASA's mission(s) held by government officials over the years. Drawing upon relevant concepts in political science and public administration, it will attempt to account for the shifts in space policy, by describing the political, economic, and technical factors that helped bring them about.
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.