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Thirty-Six Years: The Building of the Washington Monument
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Thirty-Six Years: The Building of the Washington Monument is a year-by-year look at the difficulties and delays in the construction of the Washington Monument, caused by the major social and political events surrounding the Civil War.
Making Tracks: A Writer's Guide to Audiobooks (and How to Produce Them)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by AWP Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Audiobooks represent the second fastest-growing segment of the book industry. As demand explodes like never before, how can an author capture this audience? Making Tracks gives you everything you need to produce, and distribute your own audiobooks and radio dramas—from performance technique to studio design to production management, and more. Don't miss out on this unprecedented opportunity!
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Space Travel with Constant Acceleration – The Nonrelativistic Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This article explains basic calculations related to constant acceleration. It should be of interest to science fiction writers who want to make their stories realistic, and to anyone interested in space travel, real or fictional. The number of scary looking equations is kept to a necessary minimum. I just give you the equations you need, with no calculus or vectors required. (online version bad)
Make It Fit: Introduction to Tolerance Analysis for Mechanical Engineers
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mechanical
Make It Fit is a brief, no-fluff introduction to the thought process and principles that govern tolerance analyses.
Some Rules and Guidelines For Technical Lettering
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Vocational
As an instructor of manual drafting, I needed a better reference document for high school and community college students than what I found published in textbooks. This ebook version includes links to examples of technical lettering on the internet.
Sustainability & Engineering
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Price: Free! Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Sustainability & Engineering is an Open Educational Resource written by Aran Eales and Mike Clifford and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
The Degree - My Bitter Sweet Pursuit of Education
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life
In 1995 Anna Nandi fails to sit her final technical exams due to financial problems. After painfully giving up all the privileges of College life for a second attempt to go to University, She finds herself back in secondary school.The buildings are converted former chicken houses;when it rains her bed gets clogged with mud. Her teachers think she will fail again, but she vows to prove them wrong.
Everyone's Island
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Garrett Fox has a dream: colonizing the ocean's surface. He's hardly begun when a deadly hurricane sweeps across his tiny artificial island, forcing him and his backers to rethink their plans. Instead of a nice, clean science project, Garrett's island becomes a haven for drug dealers, rogue scientists, prostitutes, and a cult that worships Robert E. Lee.
Laboratory Practice, Testing, and Reporting: Time-Honored Fundamentals for the Sciences
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A fundamental task of ours is to test or experiment with our equipment...so began a report I wrote. We were struggling to build systems. Analysis showed that our basic problem was how we tested systems and reported the results. This booklet records time-honored fundamentals of testing and reporting on tests.
Dust of the Danakil
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Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.