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Andrew S. Grove's High Output Management | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses—the art of the entrepreneur—can be summed up in a single word: managing. In High Output Management, Andrew S. Grove, former chairman and CEO (and employee number three) of Intel, shares his perspective on how to build and run a company.
Guía práctica en gestión de proyectos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,960. Language: Spanish. Published: November 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Project Management
Para las empresas es cada vez más importante gestionar los proyectos de forma eficaz, por ello, la demanda de profesionales en gestión de proyectos es mayor y supone una vía para desarrollarse profesionalmente. ¿Quieres aprender? A lo largo de 26 capítulos aprenderás cómo gestionar un proyecto, desde su definición inicial hasta la aceptación final, con ejemplos basados en situaciones reales.
Bogeys and Bandits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & 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.
Moggy's Tuna Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
'Moggy's Tuna manual' is based on five years of experience flying helicopters off fishing boats in mid-ocean. Francis Meyrick describes the risks, the thrills and the beauty of nature, But his main emphasis is on safety: tips, anecdotes and techniques to fly safely and successfully. He dedicates his book "To all my tuna friends and in memory of too many guys who didn't make it home..."
FIRETEAM™ Firefighter Exam Review Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Civil service employment test, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Fire Science
Learn how to pass the FIRETEAM™ Firefighter Exam and become a professional firefighter. The number of candidates taking the exam has increased dramatically in recent years, reflecting the desirability of the profession. In order to succeed against this increased competition, the candidate must be prepared to tackle the unique question types found on the exam.
Steam Age Machines
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » History » History of things
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
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, & 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.
PMP Question Bank
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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.
Smoke Burns
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Fire Science
This book is a reflection on my 26 years as a serving fire-fighter and fire officer. My observations are exactly what I've seen, whilst fire-fighting in real fires and my explanations are purposefully aimed at educating and informing fire-fighters and members of the public, alike, by trying to describe in simplistic terms the 'mechanism of fire' and how and why 'smoke burns'.
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, & 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.
Countering China: Ensuring America Remains the World Leader in Advanced Technologies and Innovation - Response to Made in China 2025, American IP Theft, 5G, Semiconductors, and Artificial Intelligence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,980. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Engineering (General)
An important hearing before the Subcommittee on Information Technology of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of Representatives in late 2018, Countering China: Ensuring America Remains the World Leader in Advanced Technologies and Innovation, is reproduced here.
Marine Electrics Made Simple or How to Keep the Batteries Charged
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Electrical
Marine electrics explained in plain language. How to keep the batteries charged. Discusses solar panels, wind generators, main engine charging systems, generators, battery types and much more.
The Wonderful World of Aquaponics: The Complete Guide on Aquaponics & How to Build a Home Aquaponics System in Your Backyard
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Fisheries & Aquaculture
Would You Like To Learn How To Grow A Clean And Steady Source of Vitamins, Minerals & Fiber In 48 Hours? Aquaponics is a method of cultivating freshwater fish & organic fruits & vegetables in one closed system. In this book you will learn how this amazing system works, how to design your own system, how to grow fish & organic produce, & how to set up an aquaponic system in your backyard.
Design Model Aircraft for Fun And Profit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Mechanics / Aerodynamics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Drafting & Mechanical Drawing
This book is about the steps taken to design radio control model aircraft from start to finish. I show readers and prospective designers, how to create a successful flying aircraft, specifically the Quickie Q1. Drawing the aircraft using Computer Aided Design for accuracy and professionalism, the Quickie prototype aircraft is then built and flown, free plans are included with the book!
Tiny House Builder - How to Build a Simple Wooden House - Step By Step Guide With Over 100 Pictures and Plans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / Carpentry
It is everyone’s dream to own a home in a quiet, secluded and serene environment. Owning such a home offers total privacy and a therapeutic experience that can’t be found elsewhere. Regardless of whether it is the primary or secondary residence, it offers the perfect getaway during weekends and holidays.
CNC: How Hard Can it Be
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Robotics
This is becoming a favorite of all my products Information and step by step instructions plus information about tooling selection, Links to software that is free or low cost. Learn what spindle to use for your machine if you are building your own. Contains links and information about copyrights and who may own them. Get informed and know what to do when problems arise. Easy read and understand.
The Angels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 121,560. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
They all, President Truman, the Army, Air Force, Navy, and the Marine Corps feared the Central Intelligence Agency, yet the president tasked it with doing something that the Air Force would not do. That was to develop a manned overhead reconnaissance program to spy on RussiaDespite many technological and bureaucratic hurdles, the CIA develops both Area 51 and the revolutionary plane, the U-2.
Graphs with MATLAB (Taken from "MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach")
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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")
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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.
Fly Low Fly Fast
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Robert Gandt’s inside account of the National Championship Air Race ignites with the fierce rivalries, the heroic struggles to keep hypertuned ex-fighter planes flying, and the heart-stopping drama of the world’s fastest motorsport.