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A Sky Full of Challenges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Extraordinary test pilot, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying early to recent jet aircraft in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for pilots. You will learn about many unique challenges encountered in the successes and tragedies of fighter development during the "Golden Age of Aviation." All proceeds are sent to Catholic Missions.
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.
Construya su propio barco
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,830. Language: Spanish. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » General
Construya su propio barco es una obra técnica escrita con lenguaje claro para que cualquier persona pueda entender los conceptos y construir su embarcación de forma fácil y económica.
Solar Case Study: 6.4 kW Home Power Generator
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
How a homeowner cut his electrical bill by over 90% by purchasing a 6.4 kW distributed inverter solar power generator for his home.
Orion: America's Next Generation Spacecraft - A Look at the Design, Development, and Testing of NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) for Deep-Space Manned Exploration Flights
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA publication provides a concise overview of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle project. As the flagship of our nation's next-generation space fleet, Orion will push the envelope of human spaceflight.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Saturn V Flight Manual: Astronaut's Guide to the Apollo Moon Rocket, plus Flight Safety Plan and Review of Pogo Problems (Part 2)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,920. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Learn about the Saturn V moon rocket with this unique collection of documents, anchored by the illustrated Saturn V Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the mammoth Apollo moon rocket.
Pumps and Hydraulic Rams - With Numerous Engravings and Diagrams, Paul Hasluck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / Plumbing
Written by Paul Hasluck this book was published in 1907. The book has been re-published from the original and contains the whole script, diagrams and formulas. The book has been reformatted to help reading on ebook readers and is not just a scanned copy of the original
MH-53J/M PAVE LOW III/IV Systems Engineering Case Study - Challenges of Night Rescue and Night Vision; Technical Details and Program History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Sikorsky HH/MH-53 (iii) PAVE LOW series.
PMP Formula Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,130. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Project Management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management
If you find the mathematical questions for the PMP exam difficult to solve, you will find this eBook very valuable, which helps you in solving these types of questions. This guide explains all formulas mentioned in the sixth edition of the PMBOK Guide with simple examples so that you can understand the formula and apply the concept in the exam.
The Cheshire Jet: Harnessing Metamaterials to Achieve an Optical Stealth Capability - Cloaking Technology for Aircraft, Composites with Unique Electromagnetic Properties, Directed Energy Weapons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper highlights the need for continued Department of Defense (DOD) funding and pursuit of metamaterial "cloaking" technology. The near-term objective of such a program should be the development of infrared laser protection and the reduction of the optical signature of currently fielded systems and their follow-ons.
Fire Weather (Agriculture Handbook 360) Part 1 - Guide for Application of Meteorological Information to Forest Fire Control Operations, Winds, Moisture, Temperature, Fronts, Thunderstorms, Climate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate
Weather is never static. It is always dynamic. Its interpretation is an art. The environment is in control in wildland firefighting.
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 1): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 208,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities!
Whisper, an Electric R/C Pylon Racer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Drafting & Mechanical Drawing
The Whisper is a high speed electric pylon racing remote control aircraft. Plans drawn in CAD and instructions to build your own Whisper, are included with the book. Many successful models have been built of the Whisper. All wood and an easy build provides a great flying model aircraft. Great looks and a low cost airframe will provide many hours of fun R/C flying.
Inkle Loom Design & Construction
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / Carpentry, Nonfiction » Home & 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.
Simple Stair Stringer Layout
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / Carpentry
This book was written for anyone who needs a little more advice, maybe even a few more pictures and step-by-step instructions for laying out a simple stair stringer. This book will also provide you with a few ways to select the perfect board, to use for your stair stringer.
The Company Business
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,690. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the Air Force refused to build a spy plane to overfly the Soviet Union, the CIA's new Science and Technology Directorate did so, developing both the U-2 and A-12 spy planes at the Lockheed Skunks Works and flying them at a secret CIA station today known as Area 51. At this secret venue, the CIA developed a secret technology laboratory that became a company business that continues today.
Building Construction Technology - A Useful Guide - Part 2
Series: Building Construction Technology - A Useful Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » College Guides
"Arguably the best supplement to any textbook in Building Construction you are likely to come across in your career in Construction. Unpretentious in title but very serious in content". For use by Students on construction-related courses, Apprentice Carpenters, Building Surveyors, Architects, Interior Designers, Property Professionals, Builders, Lecturers, and more.
Getting Your Product Idea Manufactured and Packaged
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management
Learn the process of manufacturing and packaging new product ideas with step-by-step procedures, examples, checklists, and free resources.
Martin Ford's Rise of The Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Robotics, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Computer science
Information technology has been changing and affecting the world like nothing ever has before. The book discusses the differences between information technology and simply technology, and why people do not actually have to have a job to be given a salary. This summary aimed for those who want to capture the gist of the book but don't have the current time to devour all 352 pages.
How to Create Printed Circuit Board (PCB) - Simple PCB
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014 by Kasittik. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Electronics / Circuits / General
What is PCB? PCB (Print Circuit Board) is a fundamentally important component of electronic circuits. Electrical signal, which is used as a way of electronic devices that are on the circuit.