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Inventor Book's : Succeed Inventor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Design
Inventor Book's : Succeed Inventor Showing the wonderful possibilities in the field of invention; The Inventions needed hot to perfect and develop a new idea to the money making stage.
2014 Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide PMS 210 (Formerly Fireline Handbook PMS 410) - Firefighting Safety, Initial and Extended Attack, Pumps, Foam, Fireline Explosives, Tankers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide states, references, or supplements wildland fire incident management and operational standards established by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Shortfalls Assessment and STS Life Cycle Cost Reports - Shuttle Lessons Learned, Official Evaluation of Problems with Actual Spacecraft Compared to Plans and Targets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two little-noticed NASA reports provide a unique historical appraisal of the problems and shortfalls of the Space Shuttle program.
A Plan And Design Guide For Technical Writing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
This guide will provide the Technical Writer. ‘How To’ methods for creating a document from initiating a communication plan to implementing a project plan. Included are techniques and solutions from deciding on content to organizing and managing content to applying design methods, and utilizing a series of techniques for producing valuable and readable documents.
Flying Reactors: The Political Feasibility of Nuclear Power in Space - Cassini, Atoms for Peace, History of Space Nuclear Power, Project Prometheus, NASA and Air Force Missions
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper addresses the question: What mechanism(s) would improve the political feasibility of a nuclear power program for US space operations?
Fire Effects Guide (PMS 481) - Wildland and Forest Fire Behavior, Characteristics, Fuels, Air Quality, Soils, Water, Plants, Wildlife, Habitat, Cultural Resources, Grazing Management
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The chapters of this Guide discuss different elements that relate to our management of fire effects and specific responses of different ecosystem components to fire.
The New Era Of Life-saving Wearable Gadgets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
Wearable devices have been around for over 400 years but began coming into the mainstream only in recent years. This book is the second of a three-part series. It addresses, and attempts to forecast, the global life-saving wearable market in the next 5 years. The market is segmented into four industry verticals – fitness; healthcare; military; construction, enterprise and industrial devices.
Complete Guide to America's Navy and the Space Program: Early Satellites to Current Defense Systems, Manned Programs (Shepard, Mercury, MOL, Apollo), Recovery, From the Sea to the Stars 2010 Edition
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Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The complete story of the U.S. Navy and the space program is told in this unique ebook compilation incorporating two authoritative history documents detailing both the Navy's involvement in the manned space program and its own vital military and defense satellite programs through 2009.
NASA Space Technology Report: Pogo in Rockets and Launch Vehicles - Pogo Suppression, Experience with Gemini/Titan, Saturn V and Potential Catastrophic Structural Failure on Apollo 13 Mission
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two reports from NASA describe the "pogo" problem found in liquid-propellant rockets and launch vehicles: Prevention of Coupled Structure-Propulsion Instability (Pogo) - NASA Space Vehicle Design Criteria (Structures), NASA Experience with Pogo in Human Spaceflight Vehicles.
The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
NASA Lessons Learned in Engineering: Marshall Engineers Recount Problems and Solutions on Saturn V Rocket, Apollo, Space Shuttle, SSME, Hubble Space Telescope, X-33, Other Vehicles and Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,080. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report is a fascinating and authoritative compilation of lessons learned in approximately 55 years of engineering experience by three Marshall Space Flight Center engineers, James C. Blair, Robert S. Ryan, and Luke A. Schutzenhofer. The lessons are the basis of a course on lessons learned that has been taught at Marshall.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Shuttle Avionics Design Constraints and Considerations - Guide Book Based on KSC Engineering's Shuttle Turnaround Experience Lessons Learned
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This unique NASA report provides information and lessons learned from shuttle avionics testing constraints.
NASA Space Exploration Report: International Space Station (ISS) - Lessons Learned as Applied to Exploration - Mission Objectives, Architecture, Operations, Utilization, Communications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
As construction of the International Space Station (ISS) approached completion, and the program's Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) reflected on the process, they thought it would be valuable to future exploration programs to capture the lessons learned over the ISS design, development, assembly, and operations phases.
Seven Important Automotive Do It Yourself Tasks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
Helping DIY mechanics manage seven important automotive topics in cost effective ways by doing the work yourself!
Tesla Motors - How Elon Musk and Company Made Electric Cars Cool, and Sparked the Next Tech Revolution
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / automobile industry
Tesla Motors has redefined the automobile, sparked a new wave of innovation comparable to the internet and mobile computing revolutions, and unleashed forces that will transform not just the auto industry, but every aspect of society. This comprehensive history of the 21st century’s most exciting startup is told in the words of the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who made it happen.
GETTING BACK TO NET ZERO - Rediscovering Our Sustainable Roots
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
“Getting Back To Net Zero” provides basic information regarding what Net Zero is and what it takes to achieve a Net Zero solution, resulting in a building that produces more energy than it consumes on-site. This book covers easy to understand passive and active design principals as well as other essential information to help the reader understand that the ability to build Net Zero is HERE, NOW.
How to get Twitter Followers Fast
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Price: Free! Words: 90. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
When I want things I want them now. When I started my blog I wanted followers. Sitting at the bottom of the barrel while there were anime accounts with 200K users that was just nuts.
Managing Construction Projects
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management
A sucessful construction project is a blend of project management and construction management skills. This book identifies the scope development, estimate preparation, schedules, subcontract management, management of change, and creation of a management system to support your project
Solar Power Satellite (SPS) Encyclopedia: Complete Coverage of All Aspects of Space-based Solar Energy, History and Current Concepts, Security Implications, GEO, Rectennas, Microwaves and Lasers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 535,170. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information on every aspect of solar power satellites (SPS).