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All-in-One Electronics Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,490. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Engineering
A comprehensive electronics overview for electronics engineers, technicians, students, educators, hobbyists, and anyone else who wants to learn about electronics. It’s like having six electrical engineering course textbooks in ONE practical condensed package. All-in-One Electronics Guide is a practical reference for design, analysis, and applications.
Simulation of Digital Communication Systems Using Matlab
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mobile & Wireless Communications, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Signals & Signal Processing
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Are you interested in simulation of communication systems in Matlab and do not know where to start? If so, your search for a good text ends here. Some of the simulation topics include various digital modulation and channel coding techniques, OFDM, fading channels, random distributions .Essential topics in digital communication are also introduced to foster understanding of simulation methodologies
The Infinite Bit: An Inside Story of Digital Technology
Price: Free! Words: 223,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
This book is the story of digital technology from a scientific and engineering perspective. It brings to the reader the wonders of science and the ingenuity in engineering. It shows that technology is not just a tool but also an interesting process, from the early days of telegraphy to the modern Internet.
JW Mooney's Practical Architectural Acoustics Notebook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound
(4.00 from 1 review)
This notebook is a compilation of my best articles on the subject of practical architectural acoustics. This notebook is a practical resource for architects, building committees, contractors and related professionals, and may also serve as a study in trade magazine writing.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience
Price: Free! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book describes the shocking ways factory farmed animals are treated in New Zealand, the lengths industry and government will go to maintain the status quo, and effective ways to make a difference for animals as individuals and as a society. The issues raised about exploitation, political influence and effective activism can be applied to many situations worldwide.
Historia del Movimiento Ambiental en Puerto Rico
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 207,970. Language: Spanish. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
El libro narra el movimiento ambiental en Puerto Rico. Contiene antecedentes históricos y describe eventos impactantes, como los casos del derrame de petróleo del Zoe Colocotronis, estableciendo un precedente legal mundial de costos ambientales y el impacto del bombardeo en Vieques. Describe creación de agencias ambientales, sus ejecutorias y recopila datos, anécdotas y éxitos del movimiento.
Pro Techniques For Home Recording: Studio Tracking, Mixing, & Mastering Tips, Tricks, & Techniques With Audio
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound
Why do professional recordings sound "bigger than life"? Are there special microphones and secret techniques? Or is it somehow the magic of the "big studio"? Learn how to improve your tracks (without spending big bucks on gear) with "Pro Techniques For Home Recording". This eBook covers every step in home music production from setup to mixing and mastering. Complete with audio examples.
Riding the Shortwaves: Exploring the Magic of Amateur Radio
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Amateur or "ham" radio is enjoying a resurgence, welcoming thousands to the excitement of the hobby. This hundred-year-old pastime continues to keep up with the times but also leads the way in technical innovations. Ham operator and bestselling author Don Keith (call sign N4KC) mixes easy-to-understand advice with fictional stories to show what the hobby is all about in the 21st century.
Tesla Motors - How Elon Musk and Company Made Electric Cars Cool, and Sparked the Next Tech Revolution
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / automobile industry, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
Tesla Motors has redefined the automobile, sparked a new wave of innovation comparable to the internet and mobile computing revolutions, and unleashed forces that will transform not just the auto industry, but every aspect of society. This comprehensive history of the 21st century’s most exciting startup is told in the words of the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who made it happen.
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, and 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.
A Welder’s Handbook to Robotic Programming
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
If you are thinking about buying a robot, trying to learn how to program a robot, or teaching someone else to program and need a text book, then this book is definitely the one you are looking for. Welders that are learning how to program a robot will find everything that you need to get started programming an MIG welding robot. All of the secret tricks of the trade are here for the taking.
A Real Apprentice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
(5.00 from 1 review)
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
Who Are We?
Series: Ringing Cedars of Russia, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,150. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Ringing Cedars Publishing House LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Pollution Control
"WHO ARE WE?", the fifth book of the Ringing Cedars Series, describes the author's search for real-life 'proofs' of Anastasia's vision presented in the previous volumes. Finding these proofs and taking stock of ongoing global environmental destruction, Vladimir Megre describes further practical steps for putting Anastasia's vision into practice.
Nuclear Fusion Energy Encyclopedia: ITER Project, Burning Plasma, American and International Fusion Research Facilities, Spinoffs, FESAC Reports, Toroidal Magnetic Fusion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 673,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
With twenty-six chapters and thousands of pages of text, this unique compilation of official information provides an incredibly comprehensive overview of all aspects of the worlds' quest for nuclear fusion energy, including the ambitious ITER experimental burning plasma project, U.S. fusion research and facilities, international efforts in China, Russia, South Korea, and other countries, and more.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Air (Rainbow Series) - Smoke Management, Air Quality, Visibility, Haze, Hazardous Air Pollutants, Emissions from Fires, Atmospheric and Plume Chemistry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,510. 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 air quality can assist land, fire, and air resource managers with fire and smoke planning, and their efforts to explain to others the science behind fire-related program policies and practices to improve air quality.
Deadly Auroras? The Carrington Event Threat: Solar Superstorms and the Risk of Devastating Blackouts and Electric Grid Damage from Massive Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 241,880. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
This comprehensive and up-to-date ebook presents the complex story behind the threat posed by massive solar storms to the electric grid. There is growing concern that a repeat of the colossal "Carrington-event" storm of 1859, or even the lesser 1921 solar storm, could wreak unprecedented havoc on America's electric power system, potentially causing prolonged blackouts.
The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation
You set the price! Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Waste Management
The first part of this book examines the intertwined social,economic, and technological causes that are the wellsprings of many of the environmental and social challenges we face. The second part offers workable solutions to attenuate or eliminate these problems. The ideas being presented are simple effective things we as ordinary citizens can implement to successfully abate these challenges.
Sounds of Movies: Interviews with the Creators of Feature Sound Tracks
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Eleven major feature film sound mixer describe their work on 13 independent and Hollywood feature films. Multiple Oscar winners such as Mark Berger holds the record for all-time Oscar nominations that all resulted in wins (4 wins) and Chris Newman (3 wins, 11 nominations), Apocalypse Now, Amadeus, The Doors, Platoon, The Last Emperor, Mosquito Coast, Tucker, Mishima, Startrek IV, Beatrice et al.
Environmental Considerations for Overseas Contingency Operations - Air Force Handbook 10-222 - Site Selection and Survey, Pollution Prevention, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Site Closure
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Pollution Control, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Waste Management
This handbook outlines strategies for use in minimizing negative impacts on the mission resulting from environmental health and safety hazards and environmental neglect.
Energy Development and Permitting in Alaska: Managing for the Future in a Rapidly Changing Arctic - Oil and Gas, Mining, Shipping and Fisheries, Global Warming and Climate Change
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
This report, which focuses on the portions of the Arctic that are within U.S. jurisdiction, seeks to build upon those efforts by exploring common management approaches to address this rapidly changing region.