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Facility Maintenance Series: Types of Maintenance Programs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,270. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Mechanical
Types of Maintenance Strategies provides an overview of current maintenance programs to include reactive maintenance, corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, condition based maintenance, reliability centered maintenance, and total productive maintenance. The advantages and disadvantages are explained as well as the costs. A brief history is included in each chapter.
The Taming of the Electron: A Story of Electric Charge and Discharge for Lighting and Electronics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Electrical, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Electricity
Benjamin Franklin recognized the attraction between objects given excess charge and objects made deficient in charge. Particle physicists attribute force of attraction to photons having particle and wave properties as do electrons. This force can produce damaging electric breakdown over a scale ranging from the atmosphere to electronic circuits and can produce light for illumination or display.
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Mining
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.