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Professional Crane Operator : Your Keys to Success in Becoming the Best
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Construction
Want to become a Professional Crane Operator? Crane operators are in demand all around the globe. This manual contains ideas, philosophies, experiences and facts that can assist operator candidates to the top of this greatly rewarding career. Formulating basic habits by following these proven methods can be the Keys to Your Success.
The Materials Genome Initiative: Developing Advanced and Next-Generation Materials, Computational Tools, Experimental Tools, Digital Data, Substitutes for Critical Minerals
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Materials Science
In much the same way that silicon in the 1970s led to the modern information technology industry, the development of advanced materials will fuel many of the emerging industries that will address challenges in energy, national security, healthcare, and other areas.
2013 Complete Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) for Shale Oil and Natural Gas: Encyclopedic Coverage of Production Issues, Protection of Drinking Water, Underground Injection Control (UIC)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 343,980. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This up-to-date encyclopedia of official documents and publications on the risks and rewards of shale gas, with over a thousand pages of content, provides vital information on the ongoing controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production.
Bureau of Reclamation Colorado River Dams and Water Projects: Colorado River Project, Dallas Creek Project, Glen Canyon Unit, Smith Fork Project - History, Construction
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Four documents from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation provide unique insight into the history of Colorado River dams and water projects.
Human Space Flight Industrial Base in the Post-Space Shuttle/Constellation Environment - Industry Viability, NASA-Dependent HSF Suppliers, Sustainable HSF Supply Chain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,270. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This final report will benefit NASA and other USG agencies that are involved in space activities, as well as the corresponding U.S. space industrial base community.
Managing Construction Projects
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
A sucessful construction project is a blend of project management and construction management skills. This book identifies the scope development, estimate preparation, schedules, subcontract management, management of change, and creation of a management system to support your project
2014 Final NTSB Aircraft Incident Report on Boeing 787 Dreamliner Airplane Yuasa Lithium Battery Fire Japan Airlines JA829J - Tests, Analysis, Conclusions and Recommendations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
This ebook provides the complete National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Aircraft Incident Report issued in November 2014 (plus a full compilation of documents and additional information) about the fires and smoke incidents involving lithium-ion batteries on Boeing 787 Dreamliner commercial airplanes in 2013.
Fire Effects Guide (PMS 481) - Wildland and Forest Fire Behavior, Characteristics, Fuels, Air Quality, Soils, Water, Plants, Wildlife, Habitat, Cultural Resources, Grazing Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The chapters of this Guide discuss different elements that relate to our management of fire effects and specific responses of different ecosystem components to fire.
Our SETI Problem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
This paper explains the concept of Quantum Entanglement. It gives you a basic understanding of what it is and how it works.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 12 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Improvised Aerial Systems, Upgrades, Countermeasures, Technology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part Twelve includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including improvised aerial systems, equipment upgrades, countermeasures, and emerging technology trends.
2012 Biomass Multi-Year Program Plan - Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biopower - Conversion Technologies, Feedstock Supply, Bio-Oil Pathways, Bioenergy Supply Chain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The Biomass Program is one of the 11 technology development programs within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy.
Complete Guide to Methane Hydrate Energy: Ice that Burns, Natural Gas Production Potential, Effect on Climate Change, Safety, and the Environment, Federal Research and Development Programs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
In March 2013, Japanese researchers announced a breakthrough in the extraction of natural gas from methane hydrates. This marked the latest important development in the quest for energy from methane hydrate, known as the ice that burns.
Bridge the Gap: A Beginner's Guide to Remote ADR and Source-Connect
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound, Essay » Technology
"Bridge the Gap: A Beginner's Guide to Remote ADR and Source-Connect" is a Master's thesis written for ADR engineers and students interested in local and remote ADR workflow and focuses on the process of using Source-Connect as a method of recording remote ADR and voiceover.
NASA Space Technology Report - Zero G and Other Microgravity Simulations, Human Health and Performance, Experiments including Frying an Egg in Space
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document represents a summary of medical and scientific evaluations conducted on board the Zero G and other NASA sponsored aircraft from June 2011 to June 2012. A general overview of investigations manifested and coordinated by the Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Division is included.
NIOSH Nanotechnology Safety: Safe Nanotechnology in the Workplace, Workers Exposed to Engineered Nanoparticles, Health and Safety Concerns Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,420. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
Comprehensive documents from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provide thorough coverage of workplace safety issues involving nanotechnology and nanoparticles.
Glossary of Wildland Fire Terminology - Complete Guide to Terms and Definitions Used by Wildfire Management including Acronyms
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This glossary provides the wildland fire and incident management communities a single source document that covers wildland fire, prescribed fire, fire use and incident management terminology commonly used by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) and its subgroups.
History of the South Atlantic Division (SAD) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1945-2011 - Tenn-Tom, Panama Canal, Space Race, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Hurricane Damage, Desert Shield
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,730. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division was formally established in 1929 with headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, but Corps of Engineers service to the southeastern United States extends back to the founding of the nation. This history covers the modern period, from the end of World War II to the end of 2010.
Bellows Train whistle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Complete construction plans for a four tone bellows train whistle.
Since Hero: A Mechanic's History of the Age of Power
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
A general-interest history of the development of power technology over the last two thousand years. Steam engines, internal combustion engines, nuclear power, and more are described and simplified for the reader's understanding and enjoyment. The author is a professional mechanic who has worked on everything from humble lawn mower engines to multi-million dollar gas turbines.
Small Geothermal Energy Systems and Geothermal Heat Pumps: Guide for the Do-it-Yourselfer (DIY), Ground Source Heat Pumps, Information Survival Kit for Heat Pump Owners, Energy Program Successes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
This comprehensive compilation of DOE documents provides unique and practical information about geothermal heat pumps, including small geothermal systems and DIY systems.