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Introducción a la Investigación de Accidentes Aéreos
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 58,680. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » General
Las investigaciones de la CIAIAC no van dirigidas a establecer responsabilidades sino que tienen un carácter técnico. Su objetivo, por lo tanto, es determinar qué ha provocado los accidentes aéreos para prevenirlos en el futuro.
Blackout! Are We Prepared to Manage the Aftermath of a Cyberattack or Other Failure of the Electrical Grid? - Risks, Vulnerabilities and Consequences of a Prolonged, Widespread Power Outage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,610. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Emergency Management
There have been numerous congressional hearings on cybersecurity and how to stop the bad guys. What has not been discussed in great detail is what the consequence will be from a massive cyberattack that brings down, for example, a large portion of the electrical grid for an extended period of time.
Experto en acústica forense
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 90,970. Language: Spanish. Published: November 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Acoustics & Sound
El curso pretende mostrar un marco teórico que abarque todas las áreas necesarias para realizar una labor responsable como perito en acústica forense.
El universo de las energías renovables
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: Spanish. Published: November 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » General
Las renovables producen una energía limpia e inagotable y son la alternativa lógica y ecológica a los combustibles fósiles y contaminantes que dominan en la actualidad el panorama energético, según sus defensores. Su potencial es enorme y algunos expertos consideran que la unión y el desarrollo de todas sus variedades podría cubrir de sobra las necesidades energéticas de toda la humanidad.
The Luddite's Guide to Technology: The Past Writes Back to Humane Tech!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,290. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Social Aspects, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity / Orthodox
We are undergoing a profound global transformation, and this book offers what the author thinks may be his second most significant critique, and with it, hopes for human life after the life has been sucked out by Facebook, SecondWife, and God knows what else. Here is an intelligent critique offering a Luddite's guide to technology.
Lonely Skies: Air-to-Air Training for a 5th Generation Fighter Force, and Are You Experienced? Fresh Look at the Fifth-Generation Fighter Pilot Experience Model, F-22 and F-35 Aircraft, Simulator Use
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study analyzes how the U.S. Air Force can use training to prepare its F-22 and F-35 pilots to meet future operational requirements. The author begins by reviewing six historic examples of the Air Force's use of combined flight and simulator training to provide a representative environment for pilot training.
Spies in Space: Reflections on National Reconnaissance and the Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) - Dorian NRO Official Report, Pilot Astronaut Interviews, Debate over Necessity of Man, NASA/DoD Overlap
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,730. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems
This report, released by the NRO in May 2019, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Between 1965 and 1969, quietly and without fanfare, 17 non-NASA individuals were astronaut-trained in order to meet the reconnaissance needs of the United States. They came from across the military services.
Exploring the Growing U.S. Reliance on China's Biotech and Pharmaceutical Products - 2019 Safety and Supply Concerns about Critical Drugs, Generics, Biologics, and Health Products, Export of Fentanyl
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,490. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Biomedical
This report presents the hearing record of a vital Commission investigation conducted on July 31, 2019, and has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The hearing assessed China's role in global health, pharmaceuticals, and medical products.
Understanding 5G: A Practical Guide to Deploying and Operating 5G Networks
Price: $74.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2019 by Stephanie Chandler. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Fiber Optics
Technology vendors, network equipment and device manufacturers, and service providers worldwide have begun offering 5G products and services - yet 5G technical standards are still being finalized. This book explores the new 5G revolutionary architecture and describes how each segment of the 5G network is redesigned to provide the promised characteristics and benefits.
China in Space: A Strategic Competition? 2019 Comprehensive Analysis of Chinese Scientific and Military Spaceflight Programs, Surveillance Systems, Human and Moon Missions, Exploration Ambitions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 108,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Every aspect of the Chinese space program is covered in this thorough report, providing unique insights into Beijing's ambitious agenda for exploration and exploitation of space, and projection of military power into Earth orbit for international leadership.
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: 120,420. 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.
Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,290. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2019 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » General
Noted futurist Ray Kurzweil has created a novel, and an unforgettable character—Danielle—to convey his optimistic vision for our future. Danielle is a prodigy who sets out to change the world and through innovation and spunky attitude, succeeds in unexpected ways. This complete eBook includes 23 thought-provoking essays on how readers can bring about these changes.
Material Value: More Sustainable, Less Wasteful Manufacturing of Everything from Cell Phones to Cleaning Products
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,100. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Green business
How many of us remember what we learned in high school chemistry? You won’t need any knowledge of chemical formulas to easily understand enough to make choices that are less wasteful and less harmful to people and the environment. Learn about the challenges and opportunities facing the manufacturing world in this highly readable perspective on materials and environmental sustainability.
Does Rivalry Alone Preclude Bolivian Natural Gas Sales to Chile? An Explanation for Bolivia's Lack of Cooperation With Chile in the Natural Gas Sector - Backlash Surrounding the 2003 Gas Wars
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
While many scholars argue that rivalry has motivated Bolivia's decision to avoid cooperating with Chile, this thesis challenges that position. This thesis hypothesizes that three factors, when all present, contribute to Bolivia's decision not to cooperate with Chile in the natural gas sector. The first factor that influences this decision is disillusionment with the governing administration.
2019 Essential Guide to 5G Fifth-Generation Telecommunications Wireless Network Connectivity Technology: Faster Speeds and Lower Latency for New Broadband and Internet of Things (IoT) Services
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 138,570. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Mobile & Wireless Communications
This unique book reproduces important federal government documents and reports about the highly publicized impending introduction of "5G" fifth-generation wireless network technology, promising faster speeds and lower latency for smartphones, broadband, and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Urban Air Mobility (UAM) - Are Flying Cars Ready for Take-Off? Benefits and Challenges of Personal, Autonomous Vertical Take-off and Landing Aircraft by Firms Including Uber, Bell, and Terrafugia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,590. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Automotive
Advances in lithium-ion battery technology, computing power and electric propulsion are providing companies with the tools they need to turn science fiction into science fact. This is the first congressional hearing dedicated to the topic of flying cars.
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.
Surviving a Catastrophic Power Outage: How to Strengthen the Capabilities of the Nation - Preventing Severe Cascading Impacts on Critical Sectors Like Water, Communications, Transportation, Healthcare
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,670. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The nation has steadily improved its ability to respond to major disasters and the power outages that often result. But increasing threats—whether severe natural disasters, cyber-physical attacks, electromagnetic events, or some combination—present new challenges for protecting the national power grid and recovering quickly from a catastrophic power outage.
Manufacturosaurus: Near Extinction
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,130. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » History » Biography
“Manufacturosaurus: Near Extinction” shares wild, educational stories based on true manufacturing incidents that occurred in Poland during the Soviet Occupation, the American automotive industry, and the highly competitive electronics industry in Mexico—prior to NAFTA. Gordon Spark includes dinosaur caricatures, Gordisms, and geographical pseudonyms to add a humorous twist to a tough subject.
NASA Orbiting Quarantine Facility: The Antaeus Report - Early Astrobiology Plans for Mars Sample Return Handling to Prevent Possible Alien Pathogens Posing a Bio-contamination Hazard to Earth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
NASA studied the feasibility of establishing an orbiting quarantine facility where samples returned from Mars could be analyzed. The particular advantage in this approach is that any pathogens the samples might contain would be less likely to pose a hazard to Earth. Like Antaeus, for whom the project is named, such an organism might thrive on contact with the terrestrial biosphere.