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Moggy's Tuna Manual by Francis Meyrick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,210. 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..."
How To Garden For Goats: Gardening, Foraging, Small-Scale Grain and Hay, & More by Leigh Tate
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This little eBook discusses why feeding your goats from your garden is a good idea, what they can eat from the garden, preparation involved, foraging wild food, feeding canning leftovers and kitchen scraps, small scale grain and hay growing, stover, sprouting grain, hydroponic foddering, plus how to make your own vitamin and mineral
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.
Riding the Shortwaves: Exploring the Magic of Amateur Radio by Don Keith
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.
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.
Steam Age Machines by R. R. Green
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.
An Introduction To Data Acquisition by Jason King
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General(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 by Alistair Tritten
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.
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".
JW Mooney's Practical Architectural Acoustics Notebook by Jon Mooney
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.
The Surprising Benefits of Being Unemployed by David Dvorkin
Price: Free! Words: 17,860. 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.
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.
Simulation of Digital Communication Systems Using Matlab by Mathuranathan Viswanathan
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
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. Most of the hardware & technology necessary for the first tests have already been developed, although faster computer processors may be required for synchronization. Light-years of distance can be traversed by performing millions of “hops."
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.
Free Energy Here and Now and then: Velocity power sources by Patrick Sullivan
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.
Electronic Troubleshooting by Richard Buttars
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Richard Buttars. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General(1.00 from 1 review)
This is a manual which will teach you the basic concepts of electronic troubleshooting.