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The Three Great Ships of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ship building industry
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
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
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.
The Miraculous Plot of Leiter & Lott
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,580. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What do a handsome optics engineer and a lovely TV producer have in common? They are both about to see the world in an entirely new light. But not before risking their lives in the process. David Standell and Valerie Lott are strangers to each other--and to themselves--until quantum physics lends its profound entanglement.
ViraVax
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,670. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the private laboratory known as ViraVax, Rico Toledo has uncovered a horrifying truth. In this place, run by a mysterious group called the Children of Eden, the worst suspicions of ex-intelligence officer Toledo have been confirmed: his partner has been genetically programmed for assassination—and Toledo may have been altered too. Author's preferred text.
Burn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A vivid thriller in the vein of Michael Crichton & Tom Clancy, BURN takes genetic research one step into a terrifying future: mankind's most frightening weapon, the man-made GenoVax contagion, brings a horrible death. When it is unleashed, the human race will know what it is like to burn. . . . From the author of Jaguar and ViraVax and the coauthor, with Frank Herbert, of The Jesus Incident.
Pumps and Hydraulic Rams - With Numerous Engravings and Diagrams, Paul Hasluck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Written by Paul Hasluck this book was published in 1907. The book has been re-published from the original and contains the whole script, diagrams and formulas. The book has been reformatted to help reading on ebook readers and is not just a scanned copy of the original
Methane Production Guide - how to make biogas. Three simple anaerobic digesters for home construction (Jemmett Engineering Energy Guides)
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You set the price! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The book starts by describing the basic properties of methane or biogas. This gas can be made using simple apparatus and a process know as anaerobic digestion. Anaerobic digestion is one of the most common biological procedures in nature, as the name implies, it means to carry or breakdown in the absence of air. Once you know the principles of this process it is possible to make biogas in small or
Stovall's Producer's Blueprint
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
The Industry's Secret to Becoming Rich from Your Music Implementing Strategies from Today's Hottest Superproducers
Great Western Railway
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.
Printed Circuit Board Assembly
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by Richard Buttars. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This is a manual detailing the process of creating electronic printed circuit boards. This book is written for the hobbyist, prototyper, and small scale production.