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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.
Wind Sucks. It Doesn't Blow. And Other Insights from Buckminster Fuller
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Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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This short, illustrated book is about the observations and insights of Buckminster Fuller. Though he’s best remembered for the geodesic dome and Buckyballs, Fuller offered many thought-provoking ideas about evolution, history, technology and existence itself, including the observation that created the title for this book.
Department of Defense User's Guide on Controlling Locks, Keys and Access Cards - DoD Lock Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a reproduction of the official U.S. military user’s guide on controlling locks, keys, and access cards, produced by the Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center.
The Key to Lock Picking
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Discover the classic techniques of lock picking to defeat any of the most common door locks. Learn how locks work and what makes them vulnerable. Practice your new found skills and get relevant info on tools, lock types and also padlocks, cuffs and plastic wrist ties.
Golden Age Essays III
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You set the price! Words: 39,630. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
My third collection of essays covering diverse subjects: science & technology, economics, health & biology, ecology and theology. The title indicates a desire to bring man to a golden age, the desire of all sensible men throughout history. A little of this, a little of that to arrive there.
Basics of Industrial Automation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
The author has participated in industrial automation projects since 1995, beginning as an industrial electrician automation wood saws and ending as a sophisticated engineer working on original equipment manufacturing. The author has participated on about 50 projects for 50 clients that are part of the clientele of the companies the author has directly reported to. The book is a brief outline.
Bellows Train whistle
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Complete construction plans for a four tone bellows train whistle.
D-Star for Beginners (2014)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
This short book gives you a simple step-by-step walkthrough of all the options to set up your D-Star station using dozens of screenshots and many examples. The whole process is detailed, from registering your call sign with the D-Star network to installing the DVAP or DV-Dongle software on your PC or Mac and making your first calls to individuals, ham repeaters, or reflectors.
The SatNav Users Guide to Navigation and Mapping Using GPS
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
An integrated GPS, navigation and mapping book on the principles behind satellite navigation systems. What goes into making that little screen in your vehicle work? Here this marvellous technology is explained.
SPFA - Samobieżna Artyleria Lufowa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
W trzecim tomie serii "Przegląd techniki wojskowej XXI" zaprezentowano przedstawicieli "królowej pola walki", jak ją niegdyś nazywano, czyli artylerii. W książce przedstawiono dwadzieścia nowoczesnych dział samobieżnych: armat, armatohaubic, haubic i moździerzy.
MRAP - Samochody Minoodporne
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Kołowe pojazdy minoodporne i chroniące przed zasadzkami (MRAP – Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) to najmłodsze wozy bojowe jakie pojawiły się w arsenałach armii zachodnich przed kilku laty. Pojazdy te mają konstrukcję zabezpieczającą ich załogi przed skutkami eksplozji min i improwizowanych ładunków wybuchowych. Warstwa tekstowa książki wzbogacona jest licznymi kolorowymi fotografiami.
MBT - Czołgi Podstawowe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Oto druga książka z serii "Przegląd techniki wojskowej XXI". Drugi tom poświęcony jest fortecom na gąsienicach czyli czołgom podstawowym. W książce zaprezentowanych zostało siedemnaście współczesnych czołgów reprezentujących producentów z trzynastu krajów. Części opisowej pancernych pojazdów oraz danym taktyczno-technicznym towarzyszą kolorowe fotografie oraz słowniczek.
Coasters 101: An Engineer's Guide to Roller Coaster Design
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
Have you ever wondered what it takes to design and build a roller coaster? At last, there’s a book that shows you! A mix of engineering and art, roller coasters are complex three-dimensional puzzles consisting of thousands of individual parts. Designers spend countless hours creating and tweaking ride paths to push the envelope of exhilaration, all while maintaining the highest safety standards.
Chaos Theory Simply Explained (Basic Fractals/Chaos Series)
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This is a concise article detailing mathematical equations showing when and where chaos occurs in linear algebraic equations and systems of linear simultaneous algebraic equations. The approach used is very simple and easy to understand by students.
Solving Equations with MATLAB (Taken from the Book "MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach")
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This concise article of twenty pages takes you on a short tour on how to solve algebraic equations using MATLAB. The presentation covers both numerical and symbolic (analytical) solution of equations. This article is taken form the bestselling book “MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach."
Matrices with MATLAB (Taken from "MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach")
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This concise article of forty pages takes you on a short tour on how to handle matrices using MATLAB. Topics covered include how to generate matrices in MATLAB, different operations on matrices, and how to handle matrix, vector, and scalar quantities. Various MATLAB functions associated with matrices are also explored.
Graphs with MATLAB (Taken from "MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach")
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This concise article takes you on a short tour on how to plot graphs using MATLAB. The presentation covers both two-dimensional and three-dimensional graphs. This article is taken form the bestselling book “MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach.”
A Primer on Electronic Security for Schools, Universities, and Institutions Second Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,650. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This book provides institutional leaders with a straightforward introduction to developing a security plan which involves electronic physical security technology. It acquaints them with the many considerations and resources available with regard to deliberations concerning planning, selection, budgeting, bidding, installing, training/operating and managing the security process in schools.