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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Wastewater Treatment Systems: Recycling Wastewater for Reuse
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
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
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
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.