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How Not to Register an ELT & Avoiding a Registration Mess
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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Excluding the excerpts, the combined length of articles is 7,900 words. The companion articles, "How Not to Register an ELT" and "Avoiding a Registration Mess", Rev. 3 are for anyone in aviation who has to register an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) with NOAA or has a part in the process.
Inspect2Code - Residential Inspection Field Guide
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
A checklist format guides the user through common elements found in residential construction. Chapters begin with foundations and end with a final inspection for a certificate of occupancy. Code reference numbers are found at the end of each inspection item and link to over 380 code sections located within the book.
Steam Age Machines
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
The QSL Book
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
An eBook to help new and not so new hams with the chores of sending and receiving QSL cards for ham radio contacts.
Orion: America's Next Generation Spacecraft - A Look at the Design, Development, and Testing of NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) for Deep-Space Manned Exploration Flights
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This NASA publication provides a concise overview of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle project. As the flagship of our nation's next-generation space fleet, Orion will push the envelope of human spaceflight.
DIY 3D Printer Filament Extrusion Made Easy-Build your own filament extruder cheap!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Materials Science
Tired of paying up to $40 per spool of filament? You can make your own for a fraction of the cost! Learn how easy it is to build your very own filament extruder out of basic parts mostly available at the hardware store.
A Sky Full of Challenges
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extraordinary test pilot, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying early to recent jet aircraft in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for pilots. You will learn about many unique challenges encountered in the successes and tragedies of fighter development during the "Golden Age of Aviation." All proceeds are sent to Catholic Missions.
Secrets Of Edward Leedskalnin
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Masonry
Edward Leedskalnin, the Coral Castle, the Great Pyramids, moving stones of immense weight with magnets. This book examines Edwards own words and instructions and grants a solution to the unsolvable mystery of moving these huge stones with effortless ease. This book describes with simplicity how Leedskalnin was capable of maneuvering these stones like “hydrogen balloons”.
Since Hero: A Mechanic's History of the Age of Power
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
A general-interest history of the development of power technology over the last two thousand years. Steam engines, internal combustion engines, nuclear power, and more are described and simplified for the reader's understanding and enjoyment. The author is a professional mechanic who has worked on everything from humble lawn mower engines to multi-million dollar gas turbines.
How To Open Locks With Improvised Tools: Practical, Non-destructive Ways Of Getting Back Into Just About Everything When You Lose Your Keys
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,350. Language: American English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Reference
This book shows non-destructive ways to open locks if you lose your keys. Since your resources are usually on the other side of the door when you're locked out, it shows how to improvise tools from garbage and common, everyday items. Multiple entrance options are provided in case of stubborn doors or limited materials. This is excellent practical knowledge to have if you ever need it.
JW Mooney's Practical Architectural Acoustics Notebook
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound
(4.00 from 1 review)
This notebook is a compilation of my best articles on the subject of practical architectural acoustics. This notebook is a practical resource for architects, building committees, contractors and related professionals, and may also serve as a study in trade magazine writing.