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The Air Force in Southeast Asia: Tactics and Techniques of Electronic Warfare - Electronic Countermeasures in the Air War Against North Vietnam 1965-1973 - Wild Weasel, Linebacker, B-52
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Electronic countermeasures support for the air war against North Vietnam included stand-off jamming, Wild Weasel operations, the use of self-protection pods, and the employment of chaff. The use of rudimentary counter-measures began during World War II and continued in the Korean conflict.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy, Human and Environmental Exposure Assessment, Innovative Medical Research at the Molecular Scale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,740. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
This compendium of official government documents provides a thorough overview of the environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanotechnology. The same unique properties that characterize nanomaterials enabling new applications also carry potential risks to human health and the environment.
Space Shuttle Program History: Historical Documentation about the Jake Garn Mission Simulator And Training Facility, Building Five at the Johnson Space Center
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a survey of the Jake Garn Mission Simulator and Training Facility (Building 5) at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Soil and Water (Rainbow Series) - Wildfires and Ecosystems, Soil Chemistry, Biology, Hydrologic Cycle, Watersheds, Streamflows, Aquatic Biota, Wetlands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on soils and water can assist land and fire managers with information on the physical, chemical, and biological effects of fire needed to successfully conduct ecosystem management, and effectively inform others about the role and impacts of wildland fire.
How to Become a Machinist: The No Bulls*t Guide to making $24-$33 Per Hour
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing
What can I do for you? If you're looking for a career that pays up to $33/hr, I'm the man to talk to. Manufacturing companies hire me to get them good machinists, which means that I put food on my table based on how good I am at understanding a machinist's career. I've spent years learning how to guide a machinist through their career, take my step-by-step guide to a high paying career!
Asteroid, Comet, and Near Earth Object (NEO) Encyclopedia: Sweeping Coverage of Impact Threats, Spacecraft Research, Detection, Deflection, Mitigation, Tunguska, Chelyabinsk, Planetary Defense, PHAs
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 370,820. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Discover all aspects of asteroids, comets, near earth objects (NEOs), and their impact threat to Earth in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents from NASA and other federal sources.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: On The Moon With Apollo 16 - A Guidebook to the Descartes Region
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,370. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the second in a series of three pre-flight guidebooks to Apollo lunar landing missions written for the public. (Similar books were made for Apollo 15 and Apollo 17.)
Nanotechnology Risk Encyclopedia: Medical, Environmental, Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications of Nanomaterials
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,000. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Nanotechnology & MEMS
Eight Federal reports provide a complete overview of the safety, health and environmental issues involved with nanotechnology and nanomaterials. There is information from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Flight Test Mission - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 188,790. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF flight test operations. Contents: Operations Procedures * Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * Aircrew Training
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-1, Air Warfare - Fundamentals, Missions, Planning, Training, Exercises, Asymmetric Force, Aerospace Power
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 10-13, Air and Space Doctrine. AFDD 2-1 Air Warfare establishes operational doctrine for air warfare.
Electrical Principles on your Mobile
Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 41 ยท Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 41. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,050. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Engineering
This eBook has been optimized for use on mobile devices with a small screen. Now published as a portable, learning, reference and subject revision guide, students, teachers and hobbyists can have their own low-cost portable version as an eBook on a mobile phone.
Bogeys and Bandits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,060. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Military Testing Facilities and Equipment - Army Natick Soldier RD and E Center (NSRDEC): Human Systems, Clothing, Engineering, Polymer, Mechanical Testing and Analysis, Applied Science, Food
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This booklet is provided to industry, academia and government agencies to show the testing facilities and capabilities that can be made available for use on a fee-for-service basis.
Central Utah Project (CUP): Bonneville Unit - Historic Reclamation Projects Book - Water Projects, Flood Control, Starvation Dam, Reservoirs, Aqueducts, Tunnels, Canals, Power Plants
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,100. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
The history of the CUP is as large and complex as the project itself. And as with the project, the popular notion is that the history of the Bonneville Unit is the history of the CUP.
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, and 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.”
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 6): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,370. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 6 of 6)
NASA Space Technology Report: Deep Space Habitat Concept of Operations for Transit Mission Phases - Mars, Phobos / Deimos, Near Earth Asteroid, Habitats, Crew Systems
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document describes a concept of operations (ConOps) for a habitat element to be used by human crews on future deep space missions; that is, missions well beyond the low Earth orbit of Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions of the past few decades.
Imitating Natural Systems: Towards an Indigenous Agro-Forestry
Price: Free! Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / General
This short case study explores the relationship between farming, plants, animals, soil fertility, and health. The Houses use kin-centric, indigenous agro-forestry techniques to manage their organic fruit orchard, Coco Ranch, in California. This study will be of interest to those contemplating resilient ecological systems, local and subsistence agriculture, and living in harmony with the Earth.
The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
Stealth Buster
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radar, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Dealing with stealth warplanes summarized. Very good receivers the ideal for active sensor countermeasures. Good passive sensing detection is the best defense overall with quick integrated collation of data to air defense. How anti-stealth technology good for science,prosperity and health.