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Moggy's Tuna Manual by Francis Meyrick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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 by John P. Hornung
Price: Free! Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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.
The Company Business by TD Barnes
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,690. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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.
The Archangels by TD Barnes
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 124,040. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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 national security. Secretly flown out of Area 51, the CIA’s new Directorate of Science and Technology developed a stealthy spy plane that still today remains the fastest and highest flying manned plane ever.
The Angels by TD Barnes
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 133,300. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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.
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, & 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.
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, & technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Politics & 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 $1.75 USD. (75% off!) Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Electronics / General, Nonfiction » Education & 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.
Soaring With The Eagles by TD Barnes
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 89,910. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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.
Pneumatics and Pneumatic Circuits by Dr.Ilango Sivaraman
Price: $6.99 $3.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 22,090. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Industrial Technology(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The book covers the fundamentals of Pneumatics and Electro Pneumatics and their applications. Large number of illustrations and circuit diagrams are included in the book for ease of learning.A person, learning from this book can understand/appreciate the principles of Pneumatic Ciruits used by Pneumatic machine manufacturers.
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, & 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.
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, & technology » Mobile & Wireless Communications, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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
Cell Towers and Targeted Individuals by Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & Conspiracies, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Microwaves(5.00 from 1 review)
Rev 3A - The CIA and FBI are involved in microwave torture against thousands of U.S. Citizens, that are called Targeted Individuals. This illegal program was developed out the the CIA's MK-Ultra project. This ebook identifies some of the executives, in my opinion, that know their company and assets, are being used against Targeted Individuals. Name them and shame them.
Bitcoin in Brief by Ben Isgur
Price: Free! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / general, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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?
Carpenter Bee Traps by Jim MacLachlan
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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.
Technical Description of the Infrared Laser used on the World Trade Center 9/11 by Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Lasers & Photonics, Nonfiction » Science & 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.
An Introduction To Data Acquisition by Jason King
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Electronics / General, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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
Steam Age Machines by R. R. Green
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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 by J. Roger Foster
Price: Free! Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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.