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Moggy's Tuna Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and 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..."
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and 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.
An Introduction To Data Acquisition
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief yet detailed study discussing the data acquisition process (Capturing Data, Signal conditioning, Data transmission, Data conversion and Information processing) focusing in some detail on Analogue to Digital and Digital to Analogue conversion. Includes research and study tasks making this book suitable for both personal and group study. Contains 55+ colour diagrams, formula and example Code
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.
The Truth about Engineers
Price: Free! Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Engineering (General), Nonfiction » Career Guides » Architecture and Engineering
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Truth about Engineers is unique look inside the world of engineering that will leave you laughing and shaking your head in disbelief. Cole Levine is an engineer with over 30 years of experience designing manufacturing facilities for some of America’s largest corporations. If you’re an engineer who’s been yearning for someone to write a tell-all book like this it’s a must-read for you.
Bitcoin in Brief
Price: Free! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / general, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bitcoin is all the rage these days. But what is it? Most people don't really know or understand much about the decentralized peer-to-peer cryptocurrency. If you want an easily understood, short introduction to this revolutionary technology, you’ve found the right book. The currency of the internet is Bitcoin, and Bitcoin is the internet of property ownership. Do you want to be left behind?
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.
Technical Description of the Infrared Laser used on the World Trade Center 9/11
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*1.1 THz = 282 THz.
The Angels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 91,400. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
They all, President Truman, the Army, Air Force, Navy, and the Marine Corps feared the Central Intelligence Agency, yet the president tasked it with doing something that the Air Force would not do. That was to develop a manned overhead reconnaissance program to spy on RussiaDespite many technological and bureaucratic hurdles, the CIA develops both Area 51 and the revolutionary plane, the U-2.
Steam Age Machines
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » History » History of things
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
How Not to Register an ELT & Avoiding a Registration Mess
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.
The Archangels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
The combination of the shoot down of the U-2 over Russia in 1960, Russia’s moving into Cuba, and the war in Vietnam placed a heavy load on the Central Intelligence Agency to develop a replacement spy plane, unlike anything the world had ever seen before. The CIA reestablishes its station at Area 51 under the CIA’s new Directorate of Science and Technology where it develops America’s first stealth.
Soaring With The Eagles
Price: $2.50 USD. 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.
Solar System Calculation & Design
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this book you could learn a calculation on solar PV system.
The Company Business
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,690. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the Air Force refused to build a spy plane to overfly the Soviet Union, the CIA's new Science and Technology Directorate did so, developing both the U-2 and A-12 spy planes at the Lockheed Skunks Works and flying them at a secret CIA station today known as Area 51. At this secret venue, the CIA developed a secret technology laboratory that became a company business that continues today.
Carpenter Bee Traps
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Carpentry
(5.00 from 1 review)
Plans for making carpenter bee traps out of 2x4 or tree branch scraps & a jar using minimal tools.
In Search of Lethality: Green Ammo and the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round
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 Non-Anal Technical Writer's Survival Guide
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.
Wind Sucks. It Doesn't Blow. And Other Insights from Buckminster Fuller
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.
The Manual of Technical Communication: A Practical Guide to Writing Documents
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.