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Biodiesels: Impacts on the Environment and on Society
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Environmental Environmental Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Materials Science
Biodiesels are renewable; a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels. But some studies have found biodiesels aren't as sustainable as originally thought, and can even be worse for the environment than conventional diesel. Join Clara Piccirillo, PhD as she explores the current research on biodiesels to show us everything that the scientists currently know about their impact on the world we live in.
Department of Defense User's Guide on Controlling Locks, Keys and Access Cards - DoD Lock Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This is a reproduction of the official U.S. military user’s guide on controlling locks, keys, and access cards, produced by the Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center.
NASA Space Technology Report: Low Cost Robotic Lunar Lander (COMPASS Final Report), Launch Options including SpaceX, Subsystems, Costs and Risks
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The goal of this COllaborative Modeling for the Parametric Assessment of Space Systems (COMPASS) session was to use Total Low Cost as the objective function, and design a Robotic Lunar Lander to deliver an unspecified payload (greater than zero) to the lunar surface for the lowest cost. The spacecraft designed as the baseline out of this study was a solar powered robotic lander.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 12 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Improvised Aerial Systems, Upgrades, Countermeasures, Technology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part Twelve includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including improvised aerial systems, equipment upgrades, countermeasures, and emerging technology trends.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 11 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Manpads, Russian SAM, Countermeasures, Technology Trends
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part 11 includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including Russian SAM, manpads, countermeasures, and technology trends.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 10 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Theater Missiles, Air Defense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part Ten includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering UAVs, unmanned aerial vehicles, theater missiles, and air defense.
Space-Based Weapons - Lasers, Directed Energy Weapons, Weaponization of Space, Orbital Weapons, Bringing the Fight into Space, Attacking Terrestrial Targets, Political Implications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The United States Air Force is said to be evolving into an air and space force on its way to becoming a space and air force.
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 6): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,370. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 6 of 6)
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 5): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 205,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 5 of 6)
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 4): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 210,650. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 4 of 6)
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 3): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 202,430. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 3 of 6)
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 2): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 210,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 2 of 6)
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 1): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 208,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities!
Naval Aviation Vision: Sea Control, Maritime Security, Power Projection, Deterrence, Humanitarian Assistance, Century of Excellence, Future, Transformation Roadmaps, Forcenet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
From deployed Marine expeditionary units and aviation combat elements embarked aboard amphibious assault ships conducting expeditionary operations ashore, to Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft embarked aboard aircraft carriers streaming alongside surface combatants as part of carrier groups, Naval Aviation is ideally suited to carry out the national security strategy.
21st Century Geothermal Energy: Opportunities for Near-Term Geothermal Development on Public Lands in the Western United States
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
This report provides an analysis of the geothermal energy sites on public lands that represent the best opportunities for near-term development.
Teleportation Physics Study: Analysis for the Air Force Research Laboratory of Teleportation of Physical Objects, Wormholes, Parallel Universes, Remote Viewing, Psychokinesis PK, Quantum Entanglement
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Pentagon "special technical report" presents research performed for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFMC) at Edwards AFB, California, by Eric W. Davis of Warp Drive Metrics. Yes, the report is authentic, and the subject is really teleportation.
20th Century NASA Space History: Mir Mission Chronicle - Modules, Configuration Changes, Major Events of the Russian/Soviet Space Station
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,610. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This document chronicles dockings, module additions, configuration changes, and major events of Mir Principal Expeditions 17 through 21, November 1994 through August 1996.
NASA Concepts for Lunar Mining, Construction on the Moon, Lunar Surface Reference Missions, Human and Robotic Surface Activities, In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU), Lunar Resources, Crew Facilities
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two official NASA internal documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique details of plans developed by NASA during the Constellation program era for human and robotic lunar surface activities, including the possibility of lunar mining and in-situ resource utilization (ISRU).
Orion: America's Next Generation Spacecraft - A Look at the Design, Development, and Testing of NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) for Deep-Space Manned Exploration Flights
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA publication provides a concise overview of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle project. As the flagship of our nation's next-generation space fleet, Orion will push the envelope of human spaceflight.
The Key to Lock Picking
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Discover the classic techniques of lock picking to defeat any of the most common door locks. Learn how locks work and what makes them vulnerable. Practice your new found skills and get relevant info on tools, lock types and also padlocks, cuffs and plastic wrist ties.