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America's Highways: History from 1776 to Modern Times: Early Turnpike Era, Roads, Canals, Motor Age, Scientific Roadbuilding, Federal Aid, National Defense, Interstate System, Bridges, Construction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 328,870. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Highway & Traffic, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
This book has been written for a widely diversified audience—those interested in the general history of our Nation's highways and those whose interest might be more narrowly confined to matters relating to the technical aspects of highway transportation.
Cleaning the Kingdom : Insider Tales of Keeping Walt's Dream Spotless
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 135,830. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Operations Research
Written by two former Disneyland Custodians, telling what it is like to work at Disneyland and how Custodial keeps it so clean. Also hear their personal stories working at Disneyland. Full of humor, passion, history, and more.
Bringing the Future Within Reach - Celebrating 75 Years of the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center - Lewis Center, Jet and Nuclear Propulsion, Wind Tunnels, Liquid Hydrogen, Centaur, Mercury, Apollo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this 2016 book seeks to spotlight the NASA Glenn Research Center's accomplishments, people, and research tools.
Natural Gas: Exploration and Properties
Price: $39.95 USD. Words: 168,210. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Technology
The first chapters or sections of Natural Gas: Exploration and Properties provide an overview of the market environment and the geological environment with reference to natural gas. Natural gas properties and characteristics are dealt with subsequently, while phase diagrams relating to gas reservoirs form part of an additional chapter.
NASA International Space Station (ISS) Oral History Project: Interviews with Astronauts, Managers - Cabana, Chilton, Suffredini, Voss, Whitson, Williams, Columbia Shuttle Accident, Chilean Mine Rescue
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 293,040. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of twenty International Space Station (ISS) pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that continues today.
NASA Human Spaceflight Astronaut Health Research for Exploration and Manned Mars Missions, Risk Report WSN-05, EVA Spacewalk Injury, Orthostatic Intolerance, Hypobaric Hypoxia, Lunar Dust Exposure
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this series of reports deals with ongoing research by NASA into a risk reduction strategy for human space exploration and planned manned missions to Mars. Each report deals with a unique aspect of the human research needed to pursue long-duration missions.
NASA Human Spaceflight Astronaut Health Research for Exploration and Manned Mars Missions, Risk Report WSN-04, Vestibular Sensorimotor Alterations, Reduced Muscle Mass, Strength, Inadequate Nutrition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 217,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this series of reports deals with ongoing research by NASA into a risk reduction strategy for human space exploration and planned manned missions to Mars. Each report deals with a unique aspect of the human research needed to pursue long-duration missions.
NASA Human Spaceflight Astronaut Health Research for Exploration and Manned Mars Missions, Risk Report WSN-02, Sleep Loss, Circadian, Work Overload, Bone Fracture, Medication, Renal Stone Formation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,150. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this series of reports deals with ongoing research by NASA into a risk reduction strategy for human space exploration and planned manned missions to Mars. Each report deals with a unique aspect of the human research needed to pursue long-duration missions.
NASA Human Spaceflight Astronaut Health Research for Exploration and Manned Mars Missions, Risk Report WSN-01, Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders, Cognitive, Performance Decrements, Psychosocial
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this series of reports deals with ongoing research by NASA into a risk reduction strategy for human space exploration and planned manned missions to Mars.
Operational Protection From Unmanned Aerial Systems - Drones, UAV, UAS Proliferation, ISR Platforms, UAS Capabilities and Vulnerabilities, Current Protective Measures, Protection Shortfalls
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,450. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The widespread proliferation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) among both state and non-state actors is cause for concern to U.S. Operational Commanders. No longer does the U.S. have a monopoly on UAS operations. Nearly 90 countries now operate some type of UAS capability and, with increasingly affordable and available technology, that trend is increasing at an alarming rate.
NASA Reports: Issues in Maintaining Team Motivation over Long-Duration Exploration Missions, Team Culture Issues for Long-Duration Exploration Missions - Perspective on Cultural Diversity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,340. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Issues in Maintaining Team Motivation over Long-Duration Exploration Missions: This review was commissioned by the Behavioral Health and Performance Research Element (BHP-R) of the NASA Human Research Program (HRP) in order to review the issues that might arise in maintaining team (crew) motivation over long durations.
Hypersonic Global Strike Feasibility and Options - Design Challenges, Propulsion, Fuel, Material, Plasma Interference and Weapons Employment, Current Programs, Weapons Integration, X-37B, AHW
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,770. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the feasibility of hypersonic weapons and aircraft as global strike options in the 2035 timeframe.
Historical Studies in the Societal Impact of Spaceflight - Apollo Moon Landings, Application Satellites, Nuclear Power, Planetary Probes, Role in Integrated Circuits, Medical Tech Spinoff, Environment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 267,510. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent new book from NASA presents a series of in-depth studies on specific subjects on the societal impact of spaceflight.
The Need for a Global Space Traffic Control Service: An Opportunity for U.S. Leadership - Avoiding Orbital Satellite Collisions, Space Debris, Tracking Systems, Space Situational Awareness (SSA)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,950. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the need for a global space-traffic-control service must be addressed by the space-faring nations of the world, especially the United States. Losing a satellite to an accidental on-orbit collision is no longer hypothetical, but real and increasingly likely.
Navy Additive Manufacturing (AM): Adding Parts, Subtracting Steps - 3D Printing, Tooling, Aerospace, Binder Jetting, Directed Energy Deposition, Material Extrusion, Powder Fusion, Photopolymerization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines additive manufacturing (AM) and describes its potential impact on the Navy's Supply Chain Management processes.
U.S. Air Force (USAF) Energy Policy: Horizons Science and Technology Vision, Strategic Plan, Air Domain, Harvesting, Game-changing Concepts, Space, Propulsion, Storage, Cyber Domain, Infrastructure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,960. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces three important reports from the U.S. Air Force about energy policy and the service: U.S. Air Force Energy Strategic Plan; Energy Horizons: United States Air Force / Energy S&T Vision 2011-2026; Energy Horizons: A Science and Technology Vision for Air Force Energy.
Counterfeit Electronic Parts Controls in the Department of Defense Supply Chain - Insufficiency of Current Controls, MIL-STD-1556B Policy Gap, Government Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,650. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book considers the history and scope of the counterfeit parts issue and its contributing factors, and proposes a tiered solution to more effectively ensure the safety, quality, and specification conformance of integrated circuit components.
Benefits of a Space-Based Group System Architecture - Payload Integration, On-Orbit Operations, Launch Segment, Communications, DARPA, Low Earth Orbit, ISS International Space Station, Geostationary
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the use of smaller space-based group satellites.
The Vulnerability of U.S. Agriculture to Foot and Mouth Disease - Livestock Industry at Risk, Entry into the United States, Farmer Protections, Case Studies of FMD in the United Kingdom, Taiwan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,180. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / General
This unique report is professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The U.S. livestock industry represents a critical economic infrastructure, due to its size and influence on national and international agricultural systems.
Lessons from Fukushima: Relocation and Recovery from Nuclear Catastrophe - Radiological, Chernobyl, Risk Communication, Public Information, Property Compensation, Radiation Dose Range, Dosimeters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the objective of this study was to assess lessons the United States can incorporate into its disaster management plans from Japan's experience managing the relocation of communities due to the widespread contamination from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.