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The Taming of the Electron: A Story of Electric Charge and Discharge for Lighting and Electronics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
Benjamin Franklin recognized the attraction between objects given excess charge and objects made deficient in charge. Particle physicists attribute force of attraction to photons having particle and wave properties as do electrons. This force can produce damaging electric breakdown over a scale ranging from the atmosphere to electronic circuits and can produce light for illumination or display.
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.
An Introduction To Data Acquisition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief yet detailed study discussing the data acquisition process (Capturing Data, Signal conditioning, Data transmission, Data conversion and Information processing) focusing in some detail on Analogue to Digital and Digital to Analogue conversion. Includes research and study tasks making this book suitable for both personal and group study. Contains 55+ colour diagrams, formula and example Code
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.
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.
Building Manufacturing Competitiveness - The TOC Way
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management
Growing pressure to improve performance of manufacturing sector in a rather complex and chaotic environment has led the book to propose a focused way (Theory of Constraints, TOC) of managing business. Three key aspects of the book are: 1. It dovetails TOC to the growth agenda of a nation 2. It provides contextual understanding of TOC 3. It presents jargon free concepts plus case studies
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.
Europe's Dependence on Russian Natural Gas: Perspectives and Recommendations for a Long-term Strategy, Putin, Politics, and Gazprom, Ukraine, Diversification Options
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,090. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This paper argues that the European Union must take decisive action to diversify its future energy needs away from Russian natural gas.
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.
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?
Simulation of Digital Communication Systems Using Matlab
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mobile & Wireless Communications
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Are you interested in simulation of communication systems in Matlab and do not know where to start? If so, your search for a good text ends here. Some of the simulation topics include various digital modulation and channel coding techniques, OFDM, fading channels, random distributions .Essential topics in digital communication are also introduced to foster understanding of simulation methodologies
Teleportation Physics Study: Analysis for the Air Force Research Laboratory of Teleportation of Physical Objects, Wormholes, Parallel Universes, Remote Viewing, Psychokinesis PK, Quantum Entanglement
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This Pentagon "special technical report" presents research performed for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFMC) at Edwards AFB, California, by Eric W. Davis of Warp Drive Metrics. Yes, the report is authentic, and the subject is really teleportation.
Not Quite Classic Cars. Saved From the Scrapyard With a Rusty Spanner. Car Repairs on a Shoestring.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
This lovingly written little book recounts a true car enthusiast's thrifty repairs on cars that were never considered classics and mostly destined for the scrap yard! Enough images and 'car stuff' for the mechanic in you; enough story even for those with only a passing interest in cars, this book is a fantastic window on an era when everybody tinkered with their cars to keep them on the road.
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.
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.
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"
Historia del Movimiento Ambiental en Puerto Rico
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 207,970. Language: Spanish. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
El libro narra el movimiento ambiental en Puerto Rico. Contiene antecedentes históricos y describe eventos impactantes, como los casos del derrame de petróleo del Zoe Colocotronis, estableciendo un precedente legal mundial de costos ambientales y el impacto del bombardeo en Vieques. Describe creación de agencias ambientales, sus ejecutorias y recopila datos, anécdotas y éxitos del movimiento.