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The Stolen Valley
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Price: Free! Words: 86,010. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In the hot, dry summer of 1889 three young people meet in the Vyrnwy valley, mid Wales, where the dam is almost complete behind which a large lake will form to supply Liverpool with water. Passions and jealousies develop. The lake fills prematurely with disastrous consequences for a young English girl and a handsome young Welshman. The story mixes history and fiction in a most compelling way.
Converting Graduates into Engineers
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
Guidance and real answers for students contemplating a career in engineering and for recent graduates wanting some help in their quest to become Professional Engineers. Based on the author's personal experiences, starting in high school, through university and 30 years thereafter, while working as a civil and structural engineer first in South Africa and then in the United States of America.
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.