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Beam Weapons: Roots of Reagan's Star Wars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,260. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Lasers & Photonics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Beam Weapons describes the military technology behind Ronald Reagan's 'Star Wars' strategic defense system, intended to develop radically new beam weapons that destroyed nuclear missiles with directed energy — laser beams or charged particles. Originally published in 1984 as Beam Weapons: The Next Arms Race, this new edition includes an epilogue covering recent development of laser weapons.
Technology and the Air Force: A Retrospective Assessment - Schriever, von Karman, Turbojet, Supersonic, Air Refueling, Smart Weapons, Cruise Missile, F-16, Agena, GPS, AWACS, JSTARS, CFD, Stealth
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 231,010. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this fascinating Air Force publication takes a good look at the history of aerospace technology ranging from the turbojet revolution of the 1930s to the stealth revolution of the 1990s.
The U.S. Air Force in Space 1945 to the Twenty-first Century: Recollections of General Schriever, Balancing Technology and Reliability, Cold War, Space Power, Persian Gulf War, Manned versus Unmanned
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication reviews the role of the USAF in space from the end of World War II to the present, based on a historical symposium on the Air Force's experience in the development of space systems and their military applications.
The History of Pool Cleaners
Price: Free! Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
This work was inspired after the author, during his 14 years in the industry, had heard and read rumors, boasts, speculation and outright deceptive claims regarding what individual or company invented the pool cleaner. It took but two days of intensive research to debunk vir-tually all of them and finally publish the true facts.
Your Amazing Itty Bitty Safety Book: 15 Essential Steps for the Safe & Healthy Workplace Environment
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Health & Safety
The Amazing Itty Bitty Safety Book: 15 Essential Steps for the Safe & Healthy Workplace Environment. People work in order to provide their families with food, shelter, and clothing. Workers deserve to go home in the same safe and healthy manner they arrived at the start of their shift. Specific processes and programs exist to ensure employee health and safety in the workplace.
Significant Milestones in Air Force History - Wright Flyer, Air Corps Tactical School, GHQ Air Force, Army Air Forces, Hiroshima, Lucky Lady II, Hydrogen Bomb, ICBM, Unity of Air Command
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,170. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication describes the major milestones in Air Force history.
Prophecy Fulfilled: "Toward New Horizons" and Its Legacy, Seminal Reports on Air Power Technology and Military Aeronautics: Where We Stand, Science the Key to Air Supremacy, Dr. Theodore von Karman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,690. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents several historic air power technology and military aeronautics.
OSS Masterclasses - Insights from Thought-Leaders in Operational Support Systems (OSS)
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
"OSS Masterclasses - Insights from Thought-Leaders in Operational Support Systems (OSS)" consists of a series of masterclasses written by a group of thought leaders who I admire in the field of OSS.
T.O.D.O. - Total Organizational Development Online
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Project Management
Economy, psychology, engineering, epistemology. Each of the 27 chapters gives you a different scientific perspective for a total organizational effectiveness, enhanced online.
The Literature of Aeronautics, Astronautics, and Air Power - From Prehistory of Flight, Practical Airplanes, Air Transportation, Turbojet Revolution, Supersonic Breakthrough, Space Age, Aeronautics
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,180. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a guide to the research and technical literature on the history of aeronautics and astronautics.
The Limitless Sky: Air Force Science and Technology Contributions to the Nation - GPS, Precision-Guided Munitions, Radar, Space, Missiles, Rocket Planes, Lifting Bodies, Satellites, Directed Energy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 200,300. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents technological developments that have produced new capabilities or opened new ways for achieving objectives.
Oil Well Drilling Safe Operating Practices
Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
It is a Oil Well Drilling Safe Operating Practices of Drilling Operation And Equipment.
Valuable OSS - Delivering a Return on Your Investment in Operational Support Systems (OSS)
Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Valuable OSS highlights a number of the investment challenges that face the telecommunications industry in response to over the top (OTT) business models and the ways in which Operational Support Systems (OSS) must justify the investment made in them. It particularly focusses on strategies for putting the RETURN into Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) on OSS projects.
PICAXE Microcontroller Projects For Makers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / Logic
This eBook contains detailed instructions on how to build and program 15 different PICAXE Microcontroller projects. It is very comprehensive and includes all of the programs as well as circuit diagrams, parts lists, photographs and construction details.
How To Upgrade Your Home To Solar Energy
Price: $2.47 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Why does your home need solar panels? ...because life as we know it is in trouble. A recent study announced that we have entered the 6th Mass Extinction. We really are “living on the edge”. We do have a major thing in our favor. Solar is our lifeline to the future. By the end of this book, I’m betting you agree that solar is a "simple solution" for our clean energy future.
Citizens Band Radio Handbook
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Richard Buttars. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
This manual provides information about the Citizens Band Radio Service which is a license free form of two way radio communications for personal and business use. The author provides information about the equipment available, types of installations, reasonable range expectations, and many other aspects of CB Radio installation and use.
THE Amateur Radio Dictionary: The Most Complete Glossary of Ham Radio Terms Ever Compiled
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
Over 1400 terms...more than 1600 definitions...hundreds of links so you can learn more! The most comprehensive Ham Radio glossary ever compiled. Perfect for those interested in becoming licensed Amateur Radio operators, those recently licensed, or even long-timers who want to keep up with all aspects of this dynamic hobby of Ham Radio. Edited by best-selling author Don Keith N4KC, an active Ham.
Ideas, Inventions and Insanity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
When an Inventor decides to invent something he generally doesn’t know what it is he is going to create, unless of course he has already been inspired by an idea or a brain wave. Firstly he will try to think of something which everybody needs but hasn’t yet been thought of, or a crazy device which nobody wants. Whatever it is it's an invention crazy or insane.
Get on the Air…Now! A practical, understandable guide to getting the most from Amateur Radio
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mobile & Wireless Communications
Amateur Radio is a fascinating hobby now entering its second century. Many who are interested hesitate, though, because of the license, learning the jargon, or building a station. Get on the Air...Now! is designed to help newcomers get started in this vibrant pastime. Also included in this easy-to-read book is The Amateur Radio Dictionary, the most complete ham radio glossary ever compiled.
The Complete MBSE Strategy: 8-Volume Anthology for Implementing Highly-Effective Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
Price: $99.75 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Software development & engineering / general, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Engineering (General)
The complete Strategy for implementing a highly effective MBSE environment. The technical leadership's strategy to successfully adopt MBSE in large organizations: avoid thorny adoption and change management pitfalls; best practices to implement & deploy healthy MBSE environments; unique insights to cope with the “human factor"; advanced techniques for managing reusable enterprise assets