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Inspect2Code - Residential Inspection Field Guide
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
A checklist format guides the user through common elements found in residential construction. Chapters begin with foundations and end with a final inspection for a certificate of occupancy. Code reference numbers are found at the end of each inspection item and link to over 380 code sections located within the book.
Analog Dialogue, Volume 47, Number 4
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Series: Analog Dialogue. Price: Free! Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / General
Analog Dialogue -- A Forum for the Exchange of Circuits, Systems, and Software for Real-World Signal Processing Analog Dialogue is the technical magazine of Analog Devices. It discusses products, applications, technology, and techniques for analog, digital and mixed-signal processing. This is Volume 47, Number 4, 2013
NASA Mishap Board Report on Serious Spacesuit Anomaly July 2013 ISS Space Station EVA EMU Suit Helmet Water Intrusion - Threatened Astronaut Luca Parmitano with Drowning
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the NASA Mishap Investigation Board (MIB) report released to the public in February 2014 about the serious problem encountered with a spacesuit during a space station spacewalk in July 2013.
Recycled Thoughts
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Price: Free! Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by JR Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Just how Green is Green? Recycled Thoughts will change your views on current environmental challenges. It’s time for change.
Water Level Indicator Circuit Using Bipolar Junction Transistor
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Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / General
Simple and economic water level indicator circuit design with minimized electrolysis. This eBook assumes that you have basic electronics knowledge.
"How To Apply For, Build and Operate a Low Power FM Radio Station" (abridged)(Smashwords edition) by Stephen Kafka
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Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Spanish version available at: "Cómo solicitar, construir y operar una estación de radio FM de baja potencia" (condensado) de Stephen Kafka. This book, written by Steve Kafka, who successfully applied for, built from scratch, ran and sold a commercial FM radio station, KIAE(FM) Aurora, NE, details virtually everything you will need to know, to get your station up and running & generating income.
Preliminary Investigation into the Nature of Time
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time
Quantum field theories dictate that spacetime be structured in discrete terms. This paper proposes an alternate structure for the definition of time, and describes experimental approaches that will validate the hypothesis. Also proposed in this paper is the existence of an Absolute Frequency that pervades the entire physical universe. This fundamental frequency may be instrument detectable.
Minimizing Energy Requirements for Time Travel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time
This short technical note provides a possible solution for minimizing the energy required for time travel. By utilizing parallel universes with smaller changes for the speed of light (dc) over the same time interval, a 3 step process can be used to arrive at the desired destination, but with a lower energy consumption (electric charge). Parallel universes are discussed.
How to Create Printed Circuit Board (PCB) - Simple PCB
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
What is PCB? PCB (Print Circuit Board) is a fundamentally important component of electronic circuits. Electrical signal, which is used as a way of electronic devices that are on the circuit.
NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission, Asteroid Initiative, Grand Challenge, Science, Deflection and Human Exploration Plans, Crew Systems, Solar Electric Propulsion, NEO Campaign
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,920. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This unique ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the ambitious and controversial proposal by NASA to redirect a small asteroid into lunar orbit for later exploration by a human crew.
The Use of Time-Forwarding to Place Satellites in Orbit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Satellites are becoming smaller and less expensive, mostly due to the advances in electronics, while the launch costs remain prohibitive for mass commercial use. Launch costs for a typical telecommunications satellite are around $120MM USD. This short technical paper proposes a method for placing a 500 kg (1100 lb) satellite in orbit for about $2 USD. The math calculation is provided.
Nuclear Fusion Energy Encyclopedia: ITER Project, Burning Plasma, American and International Fusion Research Facilities, Spinoffs, FESAC Reports, Toroidal Magnetic Fusion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 673,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
With twenty-six chapters and thousands of pages of text, this unique compilation of official information provides an incredibly comprehensive overview of all aspects of the worlds' quest for nuclear fusion energy, including the ambitious ITER experimental burning plasma project, U.S. fusion research and facilities, international efforts in China, Russia, South Korea, and other countries, and more.
Report Writing for Code Inspectors
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,050. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
Report writing skills are essential to your code enforcement career. "Report Writing for Code Inspectors" covers basic principles for organizing and writing reports, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure, English usage, and the specialized vocabulary you need for your reports. Sample reports are included, along with a pre-test, post-test, practice exercises, and complete answer key.
Power Distribution Unit (PDU) Secrets: What Everyone Who Works In A Data Center Needs To Know!
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
Modern PDUs can support multiple types of sensors that can be used to piggy-back environmental information along with power usage information back to a central control system.These sophisticated tools can be difficult to tell apart. This book has been written to provide you with the information that you'll need in order to compare and contrast different types of PDUs.
Massless Travel
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
This short technical paper discuss a method and technology that can be utilized to minimize energy requirements for all kinds of travel. Specifically, there are three types of travel under discussion: (1) Time Travel, (2) Distance Travel, and (3) Travel between parallel universes. The method requires precise control, synchronization, and amplification of very high frequencies.
Soil Investigation and Foundation Design
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Soil & Rock
That is a part of building your home series. This book about the soil investigation and the foundation design it can be used for owner, engineers and the contractors for different civil work.
How to build Your Home?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,160. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
The aim of this book is to help and assess anyone who need to start build his house by providing him the required information to be capable to understand the steps and the risk for his project. In addition to that the book summaries all the main items that is included in most of the houses with a clear specification that can help the owner, the engineer or any supervisor or contractor.
Implementing a Cpu using Fpga
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: British English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / Logic
This book is a collection of laboratory worksheets, assignments, circuits and source-codes with instructor's comments in strategic places. They are based on a Computer Architecture course at the Universiti Malaysia Sabah. They are most useful to lecturers who want to introduce practical CPU design elements in their Computer Architecture courses but will also be useful to students and hobbyists
Miracle on the Hudson: Official Reports on US Airways Flight 1549 Ditching in the Hudson River, January 2009, Captain Sullenberger, Bird Strike Risk to Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The complete story of the amazing flight of US Airways 1549 is contained in this reproduction of the official National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the incident, along with the transcript of a hearing before a House of Representatives committee.
2013 NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) Annual Report, Issued January 2014 - International Space Station, Commercial Crew Risk and Budget, SpaceX, Exploration Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,350. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The 2013 report by the ASAP safety advisory panel to NASA, released in January 2014, presents findings on various important spaceflight safety topics, including the Commercial Crew Program and the Space Launch System (SLS).