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IoT Time: Evolving Trends in the Internet of Things
Price: Free! Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Strategic planning
IoT Time: Evolving Trends in the Internet of Things, by Ken Briodagh, Editorial Director, IoT Evolution, outlines more than 150 of the leading trends in the IoT industry in order to identify the factors that have shaped the recent past of the developing industry and use those to predict the trends that will drive the next period of growth.
Smart Cities Movement in BRICS
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Engineering (General)
Urbanisation creates as many opportunities for societies as it does a gamut of challenges. Globally, more and more nations are pondering the concept of a ‘smart city,’ and examining the suitability of applying so-called smart solutions to the multifaceted problems of cities.
Breaking the Chains of Capitalism, An Evolutionary Journey to True Freedom (Color)
Price: Free! Words: 155,420. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Automation
This book offers for consideration an integrated social economic structure and technical solution capable of ending the predatory evolution of our species. This book also explains the primary factor responsible for the most preventable suffering and death throughout the evolutionary development of our species and how to correct this dysfunction at its source.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: Free! Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
The Infinite Bit: An Inside Story of Digital Technology
Price: Free! Words: 223,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Electronics / Digital, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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.
The Fast Track To Your Technician Class Ham Radio License
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 98,660. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Test preparation, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Radio
Everything you need to know to get your ham radio license. The Fast Track to Your Technician Ham Radio License explains the reasoning and technology behind each correct answer on the Amateur Radio exam so you'll understand and remember the subject matter. Covers all FCC Technician Class Exam Questions July, 1, 2018 until June, 30, 2022.
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, & technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Politics & 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.
The Fast Track to Your General Class Ham Radio License - Comprehensive preparation for all FCC General Class Exam Questions July 1, 2019 until June 30, 2023
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 120,380. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Radio, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Test preparation
Everything you need to prepare for your General Class ham license. Covers every question on the General exam.The Fast Track explains the reasoning and technology behind each correct answer on the General Class exam so you'll understand and remember the subject matter. Created by an experienced ham and adult educator, it's like having your own patient, experienced, good-humored mentor for the exam.
Ends. Why We Overlook Endings for Humans, Products, Services and Digital. And Why We Shouldn’t.
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 67,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Environmental / General
Ends makes a compelling case that demonstrates how, over centuries, our changing relationship with death has led to the loss of our relationship with endings. Giving rise to guilt-free consumers, an overly-blamed business sector and a society which finds itself at a loss when it needs to grapple with responsibility. The book would appeal to people who enjoy reading about new ideas to big problems.
Bits, Bytes, and Barrels: The Digital Transformation of Oil and Gas
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 83,990. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / energy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
The oil and gas industry is at a crossroads. Bits, Bytes, and Barrels addresses the impacts of digital across the breadth of the industry—from onshore to offshore, from upstream to midstream to integrated—and outlines a roadmap to help the decision-makers at all levels of the industry take meaningful action toward promising and rewarding digital adoption.
Milk and Dairy Products in Human Nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: Simple English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Food Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is unique in drawing together information on nutrition, and dairy-industry development, providing a rich source of useful material on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and the way that investment in dairy-industry development has changed.
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, & 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.
Bogeys and Bandits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & 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.
Avaliação de Desempenho de Tecnologias Construtivas Inovadoras: Conforto Ambiental, Durabilidade e Pós-Ocupação
Price: Free! Words: 98,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / General
A primeira coleção, publicada em 2015, incluiu artigos relacionados com Manutenção e Percepção dos Usuários; a segunda, publicada em 2016, contém artigos relativos a Materiais e Sustentabilidade; a terceira, finalmente, publicada agora em 2017, reúne artigos referentes ao Conforto Ambiental, Durabilidade e Pós-Ocupação.
Tesla: How Elon Musk and Company Made Electric Cars Cool, and Remade the Automotive and Energy Industries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Automotive
Tesla changed the way the public perceives electric vehicles, and that was just the beginning. It went on to redefine the automobile itself, and now aims to do the same to the energy industry. This is a comprehensive history of the company, told by the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who made it happen.
Moment of Truth: The Nature of Catastrophes and How to Prepare for Them
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Emergency Management, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs
We are woefully unprepared for our next major disaster—but the lessons we’ve learned post-9/11 in NYC can show all of America the way to true resilience.
Hoover Dam: The Boulder Canyon Project - Historic Setting, Construction History, Design, Boulder City, Post Construction History, Settlement of Project Lands, Uses of Project Water
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Flood Control
Hoover Dam and Lake Mead are located in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River about 35 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. Located on the Arizona-Nevada State line, the dam and reservoir are in the counties of Mohave, in Arizona, and Clark, in Nevada.
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.
Moggy's Tuna Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
'Moggy's Tuna manual' is based on five years of experience flying helicopters off fishing boats in mid-ocean. Francis Meyrick describes the risks, the thrills and the beauty of nature, But his main emphasis is on safety: tips, anecdotes and techniques to fly safely and successfully. He dedicates his book "To all my tuna friends and in memory of too many guys who didn't make it home..."