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Ice Bullets and Killer Pennies: Fourteen Myths Get the Scientific Shakedown
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Price: $27.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Ice Bullets and Killer Pennies uses science and engineering concepts to provide complete answers to popular myths. Without resorting to lab experiments, this book deconstructs fourteen myths and uses scientific concepts to bust or confirm each myth.
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.”
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.
The Gutter Chronicles: The Continuing Saga of Norman D Gutter, Engineer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,160. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
How crazy can the civil engineering industry be? Norman D Gutter, new graduate, learns quickly as he joins I.C.E. Engineering to begin his professional career. He quickly encounters situations that stretch his capacity for understanding. THE GUTTER CHRONICLES follows Norman's first year: in the office, on the construction site, and with city reviewers. This is a spoof of consulting engineering.
Steampunk Rat - A Boston Metaphysical Society Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
All that fifteen year old Jonathan Weldsmore wanted to do was design and build steam ships to sail on the high seas. Treated like a poor relation within his own wealthy family, he had little hope of obtaining the future he desperately wanted. That is until he rescued and transformed an injured rat into the mechanism of not only his salvation, but his family’s as well. A YA Steampunk novella.
Deadsand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,580. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 and represented by Lynn Trenning. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Elliot Michaels is a ruthless corporate scion with one goal...to become the world's richest man. His brilliant business partner, Mark Stevens, is reeling from a devastating loss. When the FBI discovers Michael's involvement in a breach of international surveillance, Stevens finds himself in the middle of a diabolical plot. Can he be saved by a beautiful FBI agent who doesn't know who to trust?
School Is My Hustle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Counseling / academic development
This book unveils the top secret strategies for academic success in college that you won't get anywhere else. Topics such as maximizing free financial aid, correlating your chosen major with the corresponding entry-level salaries, creating a 4-year plan of study, making a 4.0 during the first semester of college, and successfully applying for and winning scholarships are explained in detail.
The David Effect
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Price: Free! Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Set in a dystopian future The David Effect takes us to Holland-under-the-sea where advanced technology and bio-engineering do battle with vested powers to decide who will own controlling interests in humanity's destiny.
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.
I Told Her Your Secret
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,610. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jumai Aliyu is a Lagos-based lawyer with a rather predictable, drama-free life. But her life changes forever when a dead man - the Ex-Minister of Education - is found at a hotel in Lagos, and she is caught up in a whirlwind adventure. As Detectives Obi Madu and Nosa Osagie attempt to solve the mystery of his death, they soon discover that nothing you ever leave in the past stays in the past.