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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..."
How To Garden For Goats: Gardening, Foraging, Small-Scale Grain and Hay, & More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,960. 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
Pneumatics and Pneumatic Circuits
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and 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.
Soaring With The Eagles
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
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.
The Angels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 89,900. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, 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.
The Archangels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, 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.
The Company Business
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, 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.
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.
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.
Riding the Shortwaves: Exploring the Magic of Amateur Radio
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
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
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
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.
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".
JW Mooney's Practical Architectural Acoustics Notebook
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
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
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
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.