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A History of Innovation: U.S. Army Adaptation in War and Peace - M1 Garand Rifle, Radar, Benning Revolution, Air Observation Posts, Bazooka, Amphibian Tank, Airmobility, Artillery Speed Shifter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
In the United States, the U.S. Army has a long history of innovation, from the exploits of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the medical and engineering advances associated with the construction of the Panama Canal begun at its end.
U.S. Fire Administration and National Fire Academy Field Operations Guide (FOG) - ICS 420-1 - Guidance for the Application of the Incident Command System (ICS), Command, Planning, Multi-Casualty
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,950. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The content of the Field Operations Guide (FOG) is intended to provide guidance for the application of the Incident Command System (ICS) to any planned or unplanned event.
The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation
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You set the price! Words: 64,510. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The first part of this book examines the intertwined social,economic, and technological causes that are the wellsprings of many of the environmental and social challenges we face. The second part offers workable solutions to attenuate or eliminate these problems. The ideas being presented are simple effective things we as ordinary citizens can implement to successfully abate these challenges.
Integrated Electronic Security - A Layered Approach
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Price: $44.95 USD. Words: 59,730. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Engineering (General)
Integrated Electronic Security – 'A Layered Approach' describes security technology and its integration to form a complete system. Written in language suitable for professionals and beginners alike, this book describes components and methods that will detect, verify and manage security events. The author demystifies jargon and will bring readers to a clear in-depth understanding of the subject.
Fiber Optics and Optoelectronic Devices
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Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 63,080. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by MJP Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Optoelectronics
This book deals with the fundamentals of light, fibers and fiber optics along with various types of fibers, lasers including the recent advances in lasers. Since optical communications is the current interest of this century, optical sources, detectors, optoelectronic modulators, optical amplifiers, fiber optic network components and optoelectronic integrated circuits are discussed extensively.
2014 Final NTSB Aircraft Incident Report on Boeing 787 Dreamliner Airplane Yuasa Lithium Battery Fire Japan Airlines JA829J - Tests, Analysis, Conclusions and Recommendations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This ebook provides the complete National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Aircraft Incident Report issued in November 2014 (plus a full compilation of documents and additional information) about the fires and smoke incidents involving lithium-ion batteries on Boeing 787 Dreamliner commercial airplanes in 2013.
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 1 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 2 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 1 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,800. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Cultural Resources and Archaeology (Rainbow Series) Part 3 - Effects on Prehistoric Ceramics, Stone Artifacts, Rock Images, Fire Behavior and Effects
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Air (Rainbow Series) - Smoke Management, Air Quality, Visibility, Haze, Hazardous Air Pollutants, Emissions from Fires, Atmospheric and Plume Chemistry
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on air quality can assist land, fire, and air resource managers with fire and smoke planning, and their efforts to explain to others the science behind fire-related program policies and practices to improve air quality.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Soil and Water (Rainbow Series) - Wildfires and Ecosystems, Soil Chemistry, Biology, Hydrologic Cycle, Watersheds, Streamflows, Aquatic Biota, Wetlands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on soils and water can assist land and fire managers with information on the physical, chemical, and biological effects of fire needed to successfully conduct ecosystem management, and effectively inform others about the role and impacts of wildland fire.
Energy Development and Permitting in Alaska: Managing for the Future in a Rapidly Changing Arctic - Oil and Gas, Mining, Shipping and Fisheries, Global Warming and Climate Change
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
This report, which focuses on the portions of the Arctic that are within U.S. jurisdiction, seeks to build upon those efforts by exploring common management approaches to address this rapidly changing region.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Flora (Rainbow Series) - Wildfires and Ecosystems, Fire Regime Classification, Autecological Effects of Fire, Climate Change, Postfire Plant Community
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,640. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on flora and fuels can assist land managers with ecosystem and fire management planning and in their efforts to inform others about the ecological role of fire.
A Real Apprentice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
Hoover Dam: The Boulder Canyon Project - Historic Setting, Construction History, Design, Boulder City, Post Construction History, Settlement of Project Lands, Uses of Project Water
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Hoover Dam and Lake Mead are located in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River about 35 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. Located on the Arizona-Nevada State line, the dam and reservoir are in the counties of Mohave, in Arizona, and Clark, in Nevada.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000, Volume 2 - Part 2: Hells Canyon, Columbia, Utah, Arizona, Fish versus Dams
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,250. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
During the second half of the twentieth century the Bureau of Reclamation underwent transitions reflected in this volume: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000, Volume 2 - Part 1: Hells Canyon, Columbia, Utah, Arizona, Fish versus Dams
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
During the second half of the twentieth century the Bureau of Reclamation underwent transitions reflected in this volume: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: Origins and Growth to 1945, Volume 1 - Part 2 - Great Depression, Glen Canyon Dam, Colorado River, Hoover Dam, Indian Land
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
The Bureau of Reclamation has a grand tradition, and this volume tells the fascinating story of that tradition from Reclamation's beginnings to the end of World War II. The story of Reclamation is deeply entwined in the development of the American West in the twentieth century and beyond.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: Origins and Growth to 1945, Volume 1 - Part 1 - Great Depression, Glen Canyon Dam, Colorado River, Hoover Dam, Indian Land
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
The Bureau of Reclamation has a grand tradition, and this volume tells the fascinating story of that tradition from Reclamation's beginnings to the end of World War II. The story of Reclamation is deeply entwined in the development of the American West in the twentieth century and beyond.