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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.
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.
2013 Boeing 787 Dreamliner Airplane Lithium Battery Fire NTSB Investigation - Event History, Battery and Component Examinations and Testing, Flight Recorders, Status Reports
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This ebook provides an up-to-date compilation of documents and information from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) about the ongoing investigation into fires and smoke incidents involving lithium-ion batteries on Boeing 787 Dreamliner commercial airplanes in 2013.
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.
Chaos Theory Simply Explained (Basic Fractals/Chaos Series)
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This is a concise article detailing mathematical equations showing when and where chaos occurs in linear algebraic equations and systems of linear simultaneous algebraic equations. The approach used is very simple and easy to understand by students.
Steam Age Machines
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » History » History of things
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A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
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.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force KC-10 Extender Aerial Refueling Tanker Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,310. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the KC-10 Extender aerial refueling tanker aircraft.
The Bureau of Reclamation: History Essays from the Centennial Symposium - Part 1: Dam Histories, Concrete Dam Evolution, Embankment Dam Design, Hoover Dam, Fish Passages, Hydropower, Boulder Dam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 198,290. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
On June 18-19, 2002, the Bureau of Reclamation and Department of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, hosted a symposium on the history of Reclamation. These essays prepared for Reclamation's history symposium in 2002 add new dimensions to the story of Reclamation.
Refusing Limitations!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Being challenged by life, whether physical or otherwise, doesn't have to mean being unemployed also, it's up to you.
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.
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.
Time Travel 101
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity
This short technical note describes an approximate mathematical solution for Time Travel involving relativity and very brief time intervals. Time Travel is made possible by exploiting the fact that our universe literally blinks, off and on, at a high frequency (1.039 THz). Electron Spin Resonance x Number of Elementary Particles = 1015MHz x 1024 = 1.039 THz.
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.
Comprehensive History of American Aviation Pressure Suits - Early Pioneers to Space Shuttle, Kittinger, Crossfield, Neil Armstrong, SR-71, U-2, Navy and Air Force Suits, Asteroid Mission Suit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
From the earliest aviation pressure suit pioneers to today's plans for space suits for the planned manned asteroid retrieval mission, this unique ebook compilation will be of great interest to aviation and space enthusiasts.
NASA Space Technology Report: The Antarctic Search for Meteorites - A Model for Deep Space Exploration, An Astronaut's Report Comparing ANSMET to Space Flight, Recommendations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,400. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) is an annual expedition to the southern continent to collect meteorites. In addition to its goal of gathering extraterrestrial material, it is a realistic model for human space flight.
Central Valley Project: Bureau of Reclamation Reports on San Luis Unit, Auburn Dam, Corps of Engineers, Delta Division, Friant Division, Sacramento River Division, Shasta Division, Trinity Division
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,820. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
Nine official project documents provide unique insights into the Central Valley Project of California. California`s Central Valley Basin includes two major watersheds--the Sacramento River on the north and the San Joaquin River on the south--plus the Tulare Lake Basin.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Aviation Management Instruction - Guidance for Administering Aircrew Flight Management Programs for Flying Unit Commanders and Aircrew Personnel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,520. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This instruction implements AFPD 11-4, Aviation Service. It establishes procedures for managing Air Force flying resources and provides guidance that applies to administering aircrew flight management programs.
Commanders' Smartbook Equipment Catalog Army Natick Soldier RD and E Center (NSRDEC) - Field Services, Kitchen and Food, Latrines, Shelters, Heaters, Generators and Power Distribution Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Technology
The US Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center provides this widely distributed equipment catalog for information in obtaining urgently needed equipment and systems.