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The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation
You set the price! Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The first part of this book examines the intertwined social,economic, and technological causes that are the wellsprings of many of the environmental and social challenges we face. The second part offers workable solutions to attenuate or eliminate these problems. The ideas being presented are simple effective things we as ordinary citizens can implement to successfully abate these challenges.
How to Become a Machinist: The No Bulls*t Guide to making $24-$33 Per Hour
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Manufacturing
What can I do for you? If you're looking for a career that pays up to $33/hr, I'm the man to talk to. Manufacturing companies hire me to get them good machinists, which means that I put food on my table based on how good I am at understanding a machinist's career. I've spent years learning how to guide a machinist through their career, take my step-by-step guide to a high paying career!
Engineering Design Control Basics
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Reference
This manual provides an introduction to Engineering Design Controls as specified by the US Food and Drug administration and ISO. Weather you you are a student, engineer, or just looking for something new to learn this manual will get you started learning how it is done in a regulated industry.
Basic Hydraulics and Controls
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Hydraulics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Hydraulics
This book is intended as an introductory course to learn basic hydraulics and control systems. Compressing these 2 complex courses (fluid power and PLC) into 1 book, help readers acquire the fundamentals of both subjects in short time. Both subjects are specifically structured for anyone to understand the concepts of using PLC for hydraulic controls and applications
Anion Exchange Resin
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Water Supply
This eBook takes a look at the role anions play in ion exchange resins.
MADE IN AMERICA Sustainable Building Products + Materials
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by William R. Parks. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
"Made in America – Sustainable Building Products + Materials" is a resource guide that promotes American made residential and non-residential products and materials. Compiled by Robert A. Wozniak, Associate Professor, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA. The publisher is William R. Parks – http://www.wrparks.com Buying 5% more U.S. made products creates 220,000 jobs!
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 » Science and Nature » Physics / Geophysics
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 » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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 » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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 » Hydraulics
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 / Organic
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 » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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 » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
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.