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Career as an Aerospace Engineer
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Architecture and Engineering
Aerospace engineering occupies a privileged place among engineering disciplines. Aerospace engineering is the stuff of dreams and wonder, from the realm of science fiction fantasies to the grind of international commerce. Aerospace technology is the cornerstone of American military power and one of the mainstays of the US economy.
Career As An Agricultural, Optical, Or Nuclear Engineer
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Architecture and Engineering
Engineering specialties offer opportunities with vast potential for 21st century technology achievements to benefit people worldwide. While traditional engineering still drives this profession, advancing needs and technologies have increased the demand for more focused specialization. The demand for engineers shows no signs of slowing and everyone expects the profession to continue to grow.
The Tide Mill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,270. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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In 13th-century Sussex, an illicit love-affair and ruthless power-politics find focus in a masterwork of medieval engineering.
Building A Better Mouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
On October 1, 1982, EPCOT Center opened. Steve Alcorn and David Green were there, as employees of Disney's WED Imagineering. Building a Better Mouse describes what it was like to be in the trenches as a Disney Imagineer leading the frantic dash to opening day. It is a breathtaking, breezy, E-ticket ride of a book, required reading for Disneyphiles and anyone interested in themed entertainment.
Quick Guide To Construction Claims
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Real estate and property law, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
This book is very concise and will give busy construction/real estate professionals (including construction lawyers) exactly what the title suggests – a quick reference guide to claims. This guide can be read in just about twenty minutes and the information contained herein is applicable to various standard forms of construction contracts (including AIA, JCT, ICE, FIDIC, NEC et al).
The Human Side of Quality and the TAO: The Greening of Leadership
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 35,280. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Embracing, yet beyond, six sigma, lean & TQM, the Holistic Quality System and the Greening of Leadership are seamlessly integrated with concepts from Professional Psychology and Organizational Development. Part I is about the History and Systems of Quality, viz technology and finance; while Part Two is focused upon social, pychological, biological and spiritual aspects of Quality
Flying Stories II
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 155,660. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Flying Stories II - How I came to be a pilot and engineer and what happened after that. An all new revised, expanded edition eBook version with over a hundred images and photos relating to the stories and the era. The flying adventures of an aviation centered life told with humor and rich sarcasm.
Reggie Rocketship and His Galaxy of Secrets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Exploration & Discovery
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Reggie Rocketship is the luckiest boy in San Francisco. He’d discovered a Dr. Seuss handwritten story in his house. He was the luckiest boy until two thieves show up to steal the exquisitely handwritten tale.
The Three Great Ships of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ship building industry, Nonfiction » History » European
During his career, Isambard Kingdom Brunel built three ships. Each was the largest vessel of their time when launched, and each represented a technological leap forward in ship design. These pieces were originally written for learning packs about historic engineering, and designed as a summary and introduction to the ships. Download the ebook free here.
Early Railways
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » History of things
This is a set of short pieces about unusual early railways. The Surrey Iron Railway the first public railway, the South Devon atmospheric railway, and the North Star, the first broad gauge engine which outlived the rails it ran on. It concludes with a selection of other steam engines, as ideas for projects and further research.