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The Fast Track To Your Technician Class Ham Radio License
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 98,660. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Test preparation, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
Everything you need to know to get your ham radio license. The Fast Track to Your Technician Ham Radio License explains the reasoning and technology behind each correct answer on the Amateur Radio exam so you'll understand and remember the subject matter. Covers all FCC Technician Class Exam Questions July, 1, 2018 until June, 30, 2022.
2F Wind Turbine Construction Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
A very "hands-on" guide to every step in the process of building a 2 metre diameter wind turbine for battery charging. The turbine will produce 800kWh of energy on a site with 5 m/s mean wind speed. It uses more durable ferrite magnets for longer service life. The ebook is packed with colour photos and diagrams to clarify the text. "They can tell you more than thousand words"
HVAC Scams
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
Discover some of the most underhanded scams in the heating and air conditioning industry. Learn how to spot a scammer by asking the right questions, understanding the "upsell" mindset, distinguishing between a tricky tech and an honest service provider, and knowing what you are paying for. Follow these helpful guidelines and ensure a positive and beneficial heating or air conditioning service call
A Wind Turbine Recipe Book 2014 English Units Edtion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
For the first time the Wind Turbine Recipe Book is available for North American readers (using inches and AWG wires) in ebook format. The Recipe Book covers all aspects of building wind turbines in a range of sizes. These proven designs combine simplicity with efficiency and reliability. These turbines are used to all over the world to provide electricity using local manufacture.
Neil Armstrong: The Incredible Life and Career of a True Hero, From Test Pilot to First Man on the Moon on Apollo 11 - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over fifty official technical and historical publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Armstrong, from his early test pilot work on the X-15 rocket plane, to the Gemini manned orbital capsule program, and finally the Apollo 11 lunar landing.
Practical Statistical Process Control
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Liberation Media Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Quality Control, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences
Practical Statistical Process Control takes a graphical approach using a software tool called Minitab. The author concentrates on each step of using the technique with explanations along the way of each decision point. Readers will find this guide both practical and useful, with copious screenshots of the software in use and clear precise explanations.
Iconic Advantage: Don’t Chase the New, Innovate the Old
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Design / General
Don’t just chase the new – Innovate the old. Modern business gurus all cry for the need to innovate, to disrupt, and to act like a startup. It’s hard to argue with that kind of thinking. It’s sexy and exciting. But it’s wrong.
Περιβαλλοντική Αγωγή για Ενήλικες
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 42,150. Language: Greek. Published: July 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Pollution Control
Περιέχει βασικές έννοιες για το περιβάλλον, όλες τις αιτίες ρύπανσής του και τα προβλήματα που οφείλονται σε αυτές καθώς και τον τρόπο αντιμετώπισής τους. Φιλοδοξεί να ενημερώσει, ευαισθητοποιήσει και τελικά κινητοποιήσει τους ενήλικες σε θέματα περιβαλλοντικής προστασίας. Κατάλληλο για εκπαιδευτικά προγράμματα ενηλίκων.
Tesla: How Elon Musk and Company Made Electric Cars Cool, and Remade the Automotive and Energy Industries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
Tesla changed the way the public perceives electric vehicles, and that was just the beginning. It went on to redefine the automobile itself, and now aims to do the same to the energy industry. This is a comprehensive history of the company, told by the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who made it happen.
Inkle Loom Design & Construction
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Carpentry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This is for anyone who wants to buy, design, &/or build an Inkle loom. They're great projects for woodworkers since they’re fairly simple & generally forgiving to construct. I'll explain the basics, design considerations, & include plans/drawings for nine looms, from lap to floor size, along with ideas for others & possible modifications.
Simplified Stair Building With Landings
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Carpentry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry
If you are planning on building a set of stairs with practically any type of landing, this book will be extremely helpful. This book covers horizontal and vertical landing locations along with your free bonus book - Simple Stair Stringer Layout. There are plenty of illustrations along with step-by-step instructions and I truly believe this is one of the best books ever
PMP Question Bank
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Project Management
This eBook contains 400 PMP Sample exam questions covering all 49 project management processes, and is based on the latest 6th Edition of the PMBOK Guide. All questions are explained in detail with cross reference to the PMBOK Guide.
Pro Techniques For Home Recording: Studio Tracking, Mixing, & Mastering Tips, Tricks, & Techniques With Audio
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound
Why do professional recordings sound "bigger than life"? Are there special microphones and secret techniques? Or is it somehow the magic of the "big studio"? Learn how to improve your tracks (without spending big bucks on gear) with "Pro Techniques For Home Recording". This eBook covers every step in home music production from setup to mixing and mastering. Complete with audio examples.
How to Build a Tiny Portable House - With Plans and Instructions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Carpentry
The tiny house movement is gaining momentum and popularity for it cost effectiveness and simplicity. People who support this movement are happy to live in a downsized home -- their tiny house is a lifestyle that they adopt/adapt and are happy in doing so. While one might argue the disadvantages of living in a tiny space, the financial freedom that it brings along cannot be disregarded.
Riding the Shortwaves: Exploring the Magic of Amateur Radio
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology
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Amateur or "ham" radio is enjoying a resurgence, welcoming thousands to the excitement of the hobby. This hundred-year-old pastime continues to keep up with the times but also leads the way in technical innovations. Ham operator and bestselling author Don Keith (call sign N4KC) mixes easy-to-understand advice with fictional stories to show what the hobby is all about in the 21st century.
Miracle on the Hudson: Official Reports on US Airways Flight 1549 Ditching in the Hudson River, January 2009, Captain Sullenberger, Bird Strike Risk to Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The complete story of the amazing flight of US Airways 1549 is contained in this reproduction of the official National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the incident, along with the transcript of a hearing before a House of Representatives committee.
Get on the Air…Now! A practical, understandable guide to getting the most from Amateur Radio
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mobile & Wireless Communications
Amateur Radio is a fascinating hobby now entering its second century. Many who are interested hesitate, though, because of the license, learning the jargon, or building a station. Get on the Air...Now! is designed to help newcomers get started in this vibrant pastime. Also included in this easy-to-read book is The Amateur Radio Dictionary, the most complete ham radio glossary ever compiled.
3D Printing Unleashed: 7 Key Questions Answered Inside
Price: $11.50 USD. Words: 35,860. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
Discover the Exciting World of 3D Printing! Are you a: DIY Enthusiast? Artist? Computer Programmer? Scientist or Engineer? Fashion or Interior Designer? or just a person with an insatiable curiosity and desire to create? If so, Peter Goodwin’s 3D Printing Unleashed: 7 Key Questions Answered Inside is the book you’ve been waiting for! Make your dreams into realities - Order Now!
Ends. Why We Overlook Endings for Humans, Products, Services and Digital. And Why We Shouldn’t.
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 67,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Ends makes a compelling case that demonstrates how, over centuries, our changing relationship with death has led to the loss of our relationship with endings. Giving rise to guilt-free consumers, an overly-blamed business sector and a society which finds itself at a loss when it needs to grapple with responsibility. The book would appeal to people who enjoy reading about new ideas to big problems.
Bogeys and Bandits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Former naval aviator and award-winning military writer Robert Gandt had the chance to return to his old base to fly one of the fastest, sleekest jets in the world. In Bogeys and Bandits he takes the reader along for the ride.