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Practical Design of Experiments - DoE Made Easy! (Statistics for Engineers Series)
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Colin Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Quality Control
The tools and technique used in the Design of Experiments (DOE) have been used around the world to solve seemingly impossible problems in science and engineering. This book shows you exactly how to do it - step by step.
TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE IN EDUCATION MAGAZINE: October 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology
TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE IN EDUCATION MAGAZINE: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). A publication devoted to the teaching of science, engineering education and design technology, including art and design, business studies, craft design technology, textiles, food technology, mathematics and ICT.
How to Travel through Time
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Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Signals & Signal Processing
This short technical paper provides the mathematics for Time Travel. Some background in math is necessary to understand it. A basic vehicle configuration is shown.
Practical Statistical Process Control
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Colin Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Quality Control
Practical Statistical Process Control takes a graphical approach using a software tool called Minitab. The author concentrates on each step of using the technique with explanations along the way of each decision point. Readers will find this guide both practical and useful, with copious screenshots of the software in use and clear precise explanations.
Housing for the Urban Homeless
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
This short technical paper describes a technology method for restoring old buildings at very low cost. These restored structures can be used to provide housing for the homeless. An example structure is provided along with the basic calculations.
The New Vauban: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Mobile towers suggested for defense over trenches in conventional warfare. Interchangeable body armor and shields through piecework parts. Mole machines, earthquake warfare and deep citadels reviewed and opined upon. Basics of fortification is discussed.
Guitar Works Volume Two: Custom Builds 1
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Series: Guitar Works. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by independAntwriters Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Reference
This manual will provide step by step instruction to guide you to figure out what your needs are for a custom built guitar on a budget. Where to find the parts, how to do the work and more. I will build a custom SG in my shop. Change the scale on the guitar. Modify the neck to fit, wire it, install pickups and more. I will also give tips and pointers as I do the build and fully photograph it.
Papoose City
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2014 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
On August 1923 a gusher blew in, forever changing the lives of an Oklahoma farming community. Witness the birth and death of Papoose City, also known as Slick City. Experience the discovery of oil and the building of a gasoline plant. Then walk through the process of reclaiming the many acres of land damaged in the search for black gold. Follow the people who lived and worked there.
Central Valley Project: Bureau of Reclamation Reports on San Luis Unit, Auburn Dam, Corps of Engineers, Delta Division, Friant Division, Sacramento River Division, Shasta Division, Trinity Division
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,820. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Nine official project documents provide unique insights into the Central Valley Project of California. California`s Central Valley Basin includes two major watersheds--the Sacramento River on the north and the San Joaquin River on the south--plus the Tulare Lake Basin.
Bureau of Reclamation Colorado River Dams and Water Projects: Colorado River Project, Dallas Creek Project, Glen Canyon Unit, Smith Fork Project - History, Construction
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Four documents from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation provide unique insight into the history of Colorado River dams and water projects.
Military Testing Facilities and Equipment - Army Natick Soldier RD and E Center (NSRDEC): Human Systems, Clothing, Engineering, Polymer, Mechanical Testing and Analysis, Applied Science, Food
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This booklet is provided to industry, academia and government agencies to show the testing facilities and capabilities that can be made available for use on a fee-for-service basis.
Commanders' Smartbook Equipment Catalog Army Natick Soldier RD and E Center (NSRDEC) - Field Services, Kitchen and Food, Latrines, Shelters, Heaters, Generators and Power Distribution Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The US Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center provides this widely distributed equipment catalog for information in obtaining urgently needed equipment and systems.
Glossary of Wildland Fire Terminology - Complete Guide to Terms and Definitions Used by Wildfire Management including Acronyms
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This glossary provides the wildland fire and incident management communities a single source document that covers wildland fire, prescribed fire, fire use and incident management terminology commonly used by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) and its subgroups.
Changes, Challenges, Champions: A History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District 2000 - 2011 - Iraq War, War on Terror, Post-Katrina Civil Works, Fort Bliss MILCON, Post-9/11
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The book is organized into five chapters and follows a roughly chronological narrative. The first chapter begins in early 2000, as Colonel James S. Weller relinquishes command to Colonel Gordon Wells, who discovers the true size and scope of the District's military and civil works responsibility as he leads the Fort Worth District into the twenty-first century.
NASA's Efforts to Identify Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) and Mitigate Hazards - Asteroids, Meteors, Comets, Chelyabinsk-type Events, Problems with NEO Program, Management Issues
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This recently released audit report of the NASA Office of Inspector General provides unique information about NASA's efforts to identify Near-Earth Objects (NEOs).
V-22 Osprey Guidebook: Systems Descriptions, Mission Snapshots from Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Haiti, Tactical, Operational, and Strategic Reach, Current and Future Capabilities, Suppliers
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The V-22 Osprey is the world's first production tiltrotor aircraft. Unlike any aircraft before it, the V-22 successfully blends the vertical flight capabilities of helicopters with the speed, range, altitude, and endurance of fixed-wing transports.
Synthetic Food Production: Solving Global Hunger
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Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science
This short technical paper presents a concept with the potential to solve the global hunger problem. A Synthetic Food Production facility is described which can provide daily food supplies for thousands of people at extremely low cost. Using the representative example, and 5 to 10 people operating the facility, it is possible to provide up to 10,000 ears (about 200 bushels) of corn per day.
Extending the Operational Life of the International Space Station (ISS) Until 2024 - Overly Optimistic Cost Projections, Technical Risks and Issues, Human Health Issues, Cargo Transport, Solar Panels
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,600. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This recently released audit report of the NASA Office of Inspector General provides unique information about the challenges facing NASA as it hopes to extend the life of the International Space Station (ISS) through 2024.
A Vehicle for Time Travel
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This short technical note describes an approximate mathematical solution for Time Travel involving relativity and very brief time intervals. Basic configuration for a vehicle is shown. This paper will only be meaningful to those with a background in calculus, physics, and/or engineering. Each reader must comprehend that our universe blinks off and on, more than 1 trillion times each second.
Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap FY2013-2038 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Drones, Unmanned Maritime Systems, Technologies, Logistics, Sustainment, Training, International, Foreign Sales
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Unmanned systems continue to deliver new and enhanced battlefield capabilities to the warfighter. While the demand for unmanned systems continues unabated today, a number of factors will influence unmanned program development in the future.