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Pursuit of Power: NASA's Propulsion Systems Laboratory (PSL) No. 1 and 2 - NACA, Aircraft Engine Research, Cold War Research, Nuclear Navaho, Rockets, Missiles, RL-10 Hydrogen Engine, Supersonic
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the official history of an important NACA/NASA propulsion research facility located in Ohio, which began operations in 1952 and was demolished in 2009. By the late 1950s, Pratt & Whitney, Wright Aeronautical, and the U.S. Air Force began building their own propulsion labs and altitude facilities.
Commonsensical Documentation
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Documentation & technical writing
Commonsensical Documentation is not just another book about technical documentation. Documentation that is not desirable is considered to be a waste of time. This eBook is about blending the best practices of communication and writing with a little common sense. By combining these principles technical writers and business analysts can produce documentation that will be valuable and appreciated.
Riding the Shortwaves: Exploring the Magic of Amateur Radio
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
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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 Industrial Businesses Can Reduce Production Costs With Reverse Osmosis: Industrial Reverse Osmosis
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Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industrial management
Uses for industrial reverse osmosis in the business world and the ways in which this innovative water filtration technology can save businesses money.
Navy Shipboard Lasers for Surface, Air, and Missile Defense: Deployment of the First Solid-State Laser Directed Energy Weapon, SSL, FEL, TLS, MLD, Terminal Defense Against China's ASBM
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,980. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Navy officials announced in April 2013 that a solid-state laser would be deployed onboard the U.S.S. Ponce, providing the first at-sea demonstration of a revolutionary directed energy weapon.
Learn Mechanics on your Smartphone
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 45 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 45. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mechanical
This eBook has been optimized for use on mobile devices with a small screen. Now published as a portable, learning, reference and subject revision guide, students, teachers and hobbyists can have their own low-cost portable version as an eBook on a mobile phone.
Learn Electrical on your Smartphone
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 43 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 43. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Engineering
Learn Electrical on your Smartphone eBook covers all the topics of this popular software title used in schools and colleges worldwide for over twenty years and now available as a Tablet and Smartphone App. See Additional Notes at the back of the book for instructions to download the accompanying interactive App which brings the 250+ topics to life by allowing you to insert your own values.
Contested Ground: The Historical Debate Over NASA's Mission - From Sputnik to the Apollo Moon Landing, Space Shuttle and Space Station Decisions, Commercial Space
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 198,100. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book will examine the changing views of NASA's mission(s) held by government officials over the years. Drawing upon relevant concepts in political science and public administration, it will attempt to account for the shifts in space policy, by describing the political, economic, and technical factors that helped bring them about.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
Atmosphere of Freedom: 70 Years at the NASA Ames Research Center - Pioneer, Galileo Jupiter Probe, Kepler, Apollo, Space Shuttle, Planetary Sciences, Space Life Sciences, plus 2012 ASAP Annual Report
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,400. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is a comprehensive history of NASA's Ames Research Center in California. This 70th anniversary edition begins with a history of the Center from the perspective of the Center directors— there have been ten since 1958.
Nuclear Fuel and Waste: The Report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future, Senate Hearings, Comprehensive Information on Yucca Mountain, Fukushima, Reactors, Radiation Issues
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 293,830. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
This reproduction of the full report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future (BRC), issued in 2012, provides comprehensive information on the management of the nuclear reactor fuel cycle and the disposal of radioactive waste, with insights provided by the Fukushima accident. Senate hearings about the report are also included.
Weather Satellite Programs at Risk: Problems with America's Polar and Geostationary Environmental Satellites, JPSS and GOES, Possible Gaps in Critical Data for Weather Forecasting Models
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,030. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This is a comprehensive collection of investigative reports and official information about the vital issue of America's polar and geostationary weather observation satellites. Prolonged delays in the development program of these satellites threatens to create a dangerous gap in coverage, adversely affecting the accuracy of critical weather forecasts.
Electrical Principles on your Mobile
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 41 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 41. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,050. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
This eBook has been optimized for use on mobile devices with a small screen. Now published as a portable, learning, reference and subject revision guide, students, teachers and hobbyists can have their own low-cost portable version as an eBook on a mobile phone.
Mechanics Principles on your Mobile
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 39 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 39. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mechanical
This eBook has been optimized for use on mobile devices with a small screen. Now published as a portable, learning, reference and subject revision guide, students, teachers and hobbyists can have their own low-cost portable version as an eBook on a mobile phone.
PIC® Micro Principles on your Mobile
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 37 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 37. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,830. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital
This eBook has been optimized for use on mobile devices with a small screen. Now published as a portable, learning, reference and subject revision guide, students, teachers and hobbyists can have their own low-cost portable version as an eBook on a mobile phone.
Amateur Radio Electronics on your Mobile
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 36 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 36. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Engineering
This eBook has been optimized for use on mobile devices with a small screen. Now published as a portable, learning, reference and subject revision guide, students, teachers and hobbyists can have their own low-cost portable version as an eBook on a mobile phone.
Learn Electronics on your Smartphone
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 35 · Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 35. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,970. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
Learn Electronics on your Smartphone eBook covers all the topics of this popular software title used in schools and colleges worldwide for over twenty years and now available as a Tablet and Smartphone App. See Additional Notes at the back of the book for instructions to download the accompanying interactive App which brings the 250+ topics to life by allowing you to insert your own values.
Desarrollo con microcontroladores ARM Cortex-M3
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 83,970. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital
Una piedra de Rosetta para descifrar las arquitecturas ARM para microcontroladores y su terminología, más allá del marketing. Una guía para el desarrollador serio que desea pasar de 8- a 32-bits.
Do-it-yourself 4 wheel disk brakes
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
in last seventy or so years that the automotive industry has been building vehicles braking systems have gone through only minor change until the 4 wheel disk brake came along, in the last century we've seen reliability and the cost to replace them come down and still vehicle owners are being charged upwards of $90 an axle to get them repaired an average owner can complete the job in 2 hrs or less
Our SETI Problem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
This paper explains the concept of Quantum Entanglement. It gives you a basic understanding of what it is and how it works.