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Sustainability & Engineering
Price: Free! Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Sustainability & Engineering is an Open Educational Resource written by Aran Eales and Mike Clifford and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
The World and Mind of Computation and Complexity
Price: Free! Words: 24,230. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
With the increase in development of technology, there is research going into the development of human-like artificial intelligence that can be self-aware and act just like humans. This book explores the possibilities of artificial intelligence and how we may be close to developing a true artificially intelligent being.
Free Energy Here and Now and then: Velocity power sources
Price: Free! Words: 28,130. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / General
(1.00 from 1 review)
An overview of the free energy discoveries and developments from the laboratories of Michael Faraday who in the 1830s attempted to tap into high speed planetary motion. The modern design of the hex controller circuitry that has proven over unity free energy battery charging for over three years now. Here and now and then, free energy to make all of our dreams come true. Velocity power sources.
All-in-One Electronics Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,090. 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
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.
Flower City
Price: Free! Words: 49,270. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
This is part 8 of a 10 books suite. This one is the continuation of the life reality description; I will start describing how the reality will be given birth, but the main emphasis is the creation of the first flower city, which has nothing to do with the flower power thing. Along with that there will be many basic drawings of how this first city will work.
501 Contractor Tips
Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Construction, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
This book is full of my personal successes and failures as a contractor and construction worker. It's been a long journey and I'm sure there's more lessons to learn in the future. I'm sharing some of the ones I've already experienced, in hopes that you will learn to profit from them.
Pumps and Hydraulic Rams - With Numerous Engravings and Diagrams, Paul Hasluck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Plumbing
Written by Paul Hasluck this book was published in 1907. The book has been re-published from the original and contains the whole script, diagrams and formulas. The book has been reformatted to help reading on ebook readers and is not just a scanned copy of the original
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.
Basic Electronics - Book 2
Price: $18.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Electricity, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / General
Basic Electronics Book 2 continues from where Book 1 left off. Many standard electronic components have stood the test of time and continue to play a major role in the industry. This book covers some of the more common components and discusses their practical uses. Like Book 1 this book has numerous charts and diagrams. Sample project diagrams are also included that utilize these components.
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.
A Wind Turbine Recipe Book 2014 English Units Edtion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
For the first time the Wind Turbine Recipe Book is available for North American readers (using inches and AWG wires) in ebook format. The Recipe Book covers all aspects of building wind turbines in a range of sizes. These proven designs combine simplicity with efficiency and reliability. These turbines are used to all over the world to provide electricity using local manufacture.
Power Up! The Smart Guide to Home Solar Power: How to Make a Wise Solar Investment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
How would you like a $2 monthly electric bill? Here's how. Author Robert Brenner explains how to determine your power needs, select the right-sized system, find vendors, get proposals, analyze bids, select the best solar installer, fund the project, make milestone payments, and evaluate results. Three actual installation jobs are described (with photos) including savings on electrical bills.
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.
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.
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.
Electrical Principles V10
Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 6 ยท Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,180. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Engineering, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
Electrical Principles V10 - eBook covers all the topics of this popular software title used in schools and colleges worldwide for over twenty years and now available as a Tablet and Smartphone App. See Additional Notes at the back of the book for instructions to download the accompanying interactive App which brings the 300+ topics to life by allowing you to insert your own values.
Plain-English Study Guide for the FCC Amateur Radio General Class License
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,720. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
This is a study guide for the General Class FCC Amateur (Ham) Radio license. Even if you have minimal background in radio or electronics, you will be able to pass the test after reading this study guide. All of the material is presented in an easy to understand manner, and each section is followed by the actual questions that will appear on the test.
The QSL Book
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
An eBook to help new and not so new hams with the chores of sending and receiving QSL cards for ham radio contacts.