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Soaring With The Eagles by TD Barnes
You set the price! Words: 89,910. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics(5.00 from 1 review)
For half a century, his family and friends never knew he worked on special projects at Area 51 for the CIA. Barnes, an Area 51 and Cold War veteran tells what brought him from a desolate childhood on a remote ranch in the West Texas Panhandle, and through an Army career to Area 51 to serve the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology. Barnes shares the family sacrifices and achievements also.
Technical Description of the Infrared Laser used on the World Trade Center 9/11 by Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Lasers & Photonics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Optics & Light(5.00 from 1 review)
This short technical paper presents the basic technical description of an Infrared Laser that was used on the World Trade Center on 9-11-2001. Readers advised to visit drjudywood.com. The Laser sits in geosyncronous orbit at 22,000 miles altitude. It is a large satellite and is likely still in orbit. In direct mode, the laser probably operates at 256*1.039 THz = 265.984 THz.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience by Michael Morris
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.
How Not to Register an ELT & Avoiding a Registration Mess by J. Roger Foster
Price: Free! Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics(5.00 from 1 review)
"The following incident really happened – more or less. Names have been eliminated and circumstances changed to protect any idiots involved." That is the first paragraph of two companion articles (8,700 words combined) written for anyone who has to register a 406 MHz ELT with NOAA or has a part in the process. Rev. 5 posted on July 13, 2015.
In Search of Lethality: Green Ammo and the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round by Glenn Dean
You set the price! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2010 the Army fielded new rifle ammunition to its soldiers in Afghanistan. Developed as part of a lead-free ammunition program, the new rifle bullet produced a storm of outrage from the firearms community, who derided the new ammunition as needless “green wash” at a time when troops were dying in combat. This is the story of how "green" became "more lethal".
The Surprising Benefits of Being Unemployed by David Dvorkin
Price: Free! Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing(4.00 from 1 review)
It's all here: My 2003 satirical essay on unemployment which got hundreds of responses, details of my 40-year work history, why it's probably not your fault if you're laid off, some unconventional advice on resume writing, and lots of encouragement for anyone who is currently job hunting.
The Non-Anal Technical Writer's Survival Guide by Steven Gregory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing(4.00 from 1 review)
Survive in the world of technical writing without being anal. Based on 20 years' experience, this guide is easy to read, funny, and accurate, and is for technical writers of all levels of experience.
The Manual of Technical Communication: A Practical Guide to Writing Documents by UAH Business and Technical Writing Program
Price: Free! Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing(4.00 from 1 review)
A guide for new and experienced professionals who need to write effective technical documents.
Wind Sucks. It Doesn't Blow. And Other Insights from Buckminster Fuller by Pete Chasar
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General(4.00 from 1 review)
This short, illustrated book is about the observations and insights of Buckminster Fuller. Though he’s best remembered for the geodesic dome and Buckyballs, Fuller offered many thought-provoking ideas about evolution, history, technology and existence itself, including the observation that created the title for this book.
Wastewater Treatment Systems: Recycling Wastewater for Reuse by Water Professionals
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Water Supply(4.00 from 1 review)
This eBook takes a look `at some of the benefits of recycling wastewater and the technologies utilized in modern wastewater treatment systems.
Warp Factor 10: Travel Faster than Light by Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics(3.00 from 2 reviews)
This short technical paper presents the first practical technology solution for traveling faster than the speed of light. Light-years of distance can be traversed by performing millions of “hops." Readers must comprehend that our universe is literally blinking at 1.039 THz. By synchronizing a vehicle with this blinking frequency, faster than light travel is possible.
Solar Power: Economic Disaster by Theodore Ong
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy(1.60 from 5 reviews)
Even with free solar cells and batteries, solar power is too expensive. If safe nuclear power is expensive, solar power is a disaster (and so is wind). Here I present an analysis showing that wind and solar are NOT the way to go in terms of economics. Nuclear, geothermal and hydro are the way to go. Clean fossil fuel is a last resort. Safe nuclear? I discuss that in my next book.
Faultless Fuel by Terry Eade
Price: Free! Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Pollution Control(1.00 from 1 review)
This is a book about a new renewable energy system, which produces synthetic gasoline, diesel fuel, and jet fuel at sea using hydrogen, carbon dioxide and electricity. The electricity is produced by the higher energy waves in the open ocean, the hydrogen is removed from water, and the carbon dioxide is scrubbed from the atmosphere. The system is renewable, profitable, patented, and very green.