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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
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The following incident really happened – more or less. Names have been eliminated and circumstances changed to protect any idiots involved." That is the first paragraph of two companion articles (7,900 words combined) written for anyone who has to register a 406 MHz ELT with NOAA or has a part in the process. Rev. 3 posted on November 15, 2014.
A Wind Turbine Recipe Book 2014 English Units Edtion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
For the first time the Wind Turbine Recipe Book is available for North American readers (using inches and AWG wires) in ebook format. The Recipe Book covers all aspects of building wind turbines in a range of sizes. These proven designs combine simplicity with efficiency and reliability. These turbines are used to all over the world to provide electricity using local manufacture.
The Art of the Plan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management
The Art of the Plan is a guide for analysts, planners, schedulers – anyone who needs to prepare non-trivial project plans. This book takes you through the process of preparing a realistic project plan, from crystal-clear requirements to attainable targets.
How to Write Construction Programmes & Schedules
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
This book will help managers in construction to write programmes effectively. With first hand experience the author uses a ‘fit out’ project to guide you through a series of simple steps from receipt of tender through to the final programme using Asta and Microsoft Project software. The book teaches a logical order that's applied to any project, therefore a ‘must' for project and site managers.
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.
Desarrollo con microcontroladores ARM Cortex-M3
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 83,970. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital
Una piedra de Rosetta para descifrar las arquitecturas ARM para microcontroladores y su terminología, más allá del marketing. Una guía para el desarrollador serio que desea pasar de 8- a 32-bits.
2F Wind Turbine Construction Manual
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
A very "hands-on" guide to every step in the process of building a 2 metre diameter wind turbine for battery charging. The turbine will produce 800kWh of energy on a site with 5 m/s mean wind speed. It uses more durable ferrite magnets for longer service life. The ebook is packed with colour photos and diagrams to clarify the text. "They can tell you more than thousand words"
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.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force E-3 AWACS Sentry Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the E-3 aircraft.
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.
501 Contractor Tips
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Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Construction
This book is full of my personal successes and failures as a contractor and construction worker. It's been a long journey and I'm sure there's more lessons to learn in the future. I'm sharing some of the ones I've already experienced, in hopes that you will learn to profit from them.
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”.
Report Writing for Code Inspectors
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,050. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
Report writing skills are essential to your code enforcement career. "Report Writing for Code Inspectors" covers basic principles for organizing and writing reports, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure, English usage, and the specialized vocabulary you need for your reports. Sample reports are included, along with a pre-test, post-test, practice exercises, and complete answer key.
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.
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.
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.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: A Review of Research in the Field of Nanorobotics - Biologically Inspired Nanorobots, Nanomanipulation, Nanosoldering, Nanotweezers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,190. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
This report highlights the findings of an extensive review of the literature in the area of nanorobotics. The