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Integrated Electronic Security - A Layered Approach
Price: $44.95 USD. Words: 59,730. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Engineering (General)
Integrated Electronic Security – 'A Layered Approach' describes security technology and its integration to form a complete system. Written in language suitable for professionals and beginners alike, this book describes components and methods that will detect, verify and manage security events. The author demystifies jargon and will bring readers to a clear in-depth understanding of the subject.
Fiber Optics and Optoelectronic Devices
Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 63,080. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by MJP Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Optoelectronics
This book deals with the fundamentals of light, fibers and fiber optics along with various types of fibers, lasers including the recent advances in lasers. Since optical communications is the current interest of this century, optical sources, detectors, optoelectronic modulators, optical amplifiers, fiber optic network components and optoelectronic integrated circuits are discussed extensively.
Safety Essentials For Working At Height
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Health & Safety
This ebook discusses the requirements to manage the safety of individuals that are working in elevated positions. It provides information and guidance on the risk assessment, hazard analysis, control of the hazards, different fall protection options and responsibilities. The preparation, implementation, monitoring and updating of a written program to manage working at height safety is discussed.
Seabed Seismic Techniques
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Geophysics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Petroleum
A geophysical book on Ocean Bottom Cable (OBC) and Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) seismic techniques, with 4-component receivers placed on the seabed--- hydrophones and geophones/accelerometers to measure p-waves and s-waves . It will be of tremendous value to professionals, students and teachers as It has four chapters with sets of exercises that will be of tremendous help in the school environment.
Aquarium Making
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fisheries & Aquaculture
Aquarium Making is for both experienced fishkeepers who have had aquariums for a considerable period of time and for new aquarium hobbyists alike. It is for those who want to build and set up their own aquariums and it aims at showing how to properly maintain an aquarium, feed the fish adequately, know when they are sick or need attention and take good care of them.
Waterworks: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Water Supply
The proposal suggests that upstream pumping of excess water runoff can solve water shortages, reduce the need for dams, and balance industrial and ecological concerns. River runoff energy supplies much of the power.
Fluid Power
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,920. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Hydraulics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Design / Product
This book is designed to provide a balanced coverage of basic to understand fluid power and applications. Fluid mechanics and strength of materials are simplify for anyone to understand. As industrial processes, equipment and appliances become more automated, working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems becomes increasingly important.
Inventing - A Beginner's Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: British English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
This book is a short guide aimed at helping first-time inventors take their first steps in the world of inventing. Written in layman's terms by an inventor, for inventors. Learn how to stop just thinking about your inventions and put them into action. I explain how I did it, on a shoestring budget and using easy to follow tips and ideas that you can use to further your invention. Read, copy, do!
Dirigiplane: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
An airship airplane hybrid design that transforms in flight by deflation/inflation. A target speed of 300 knots (320 for brief periods) and the typical airship cruise speed of 85 knots for maximum velocity is the goal. It is a compromise between speed and lift.
Between Heaven and Earth: The Biodynamic Compost Preparations: Blog Meditations on How We Do It
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Organic, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
Meditations on the Rudolf Steiner Biodynamic Compost Preparations from the perspective of a Jungian analyst and Demeter certified Biodynamic farmer.
Welcome to My Farm - Agri-tourism at its Best - 17 Ways to Make Money From Your Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / General
The word ‘agri-tourism’ is a word coined by the agricultural (farming) industry to define what takes place when someone experiences the happenings of a particular farm by way of visiting and possibly participating in the workings of that farm. It’s a form of educational entertainment.
Living Off the Land - A Beginner’s Guide to Being Self-sufficient
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
There’s a little bit of pioneer spirit in all of us. We can’t help it…it’s in our blood. For some this pioneer spirit shows itself in someone’s determination to climb to the top of the corporate ladder. But for others, this pioneer spirit takes them back to their roots…literally; giving them the desire to be self-sufficient to the greatest extent possible.
2014 Final NTSB Aircraft Incident Report on Boeing 787 Dreamliner Airplane Yuasa Lithium Battery Fire Japan Airlines JA829J - Tests, Analysis, Conclusions and Recommendations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
This ebook provides the complete National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Aircraft Incident Report issued in November 2014 (plus a full compilation of documents and additional information) about the fires and smoke incidents involving lithium-ion batteries on Boeing 787 Dreamliner commercial airplanes in 2013.
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 2 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 1 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.
26’ x 30’ Monitor Barn Plans With Loft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Carpentry
John Davidson John has been drawing homes barns and garages since 1984. He has drawn over 500 homes and over 1000 garages and barns. John started a family drafting business called Specialized Design Systems (SDSPlans).
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 2 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 1 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,800. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Cultural Resources and Archaeology (Rainbow Series) Part 3 - Effects on Prehistoric Ceramics, Stone Artifacts, Rock Images, Fire Behavior and Effects
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Cultural Resources and Archaeology (Rainbow Series) Part 2 - Effects on Prehistoric Ceramics, Stone Artifacts, Rock Images, Fire Behavior and Effects
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire.