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Changes, Challenges, Champions: A History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District 2000 - 2011 - Iraq War, War on Terror, Post-Katrina Civil Works, Fort Bliss MILCON, Post-9/11
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
The book is organized into five chapters and follows a roughly chronological narrative. The first chapter begins in early 2000, as Colonel James S. Weller relinquishes command to Colonel Gordon Wells, who discovers the true size and scope of the District's military and civil works responsibility as he leads the Fort Worth District into the twenty-first century.
V-22 Osprey Guidebook: Systems Descriptions, Mission Snapshots from Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Haiti, Tactical, Operational, and Strategic Reach, Current and Future Capabilities, Suppliers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The V-22 Osprey is the world's first production tiltrotor aircraft. Unlike any aircraft before it, the V-22 successfully blends the vertical flight capabilities of helicopters with the speed, range, altitude, and endurance of fixed-wing transports.
Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap FY2013-2038 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Drones, Unmanned Maritime Systems, Technologies, Logistics, Sustainment, Training, International, Foreign Sales
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Unmanned systems continue to deliver new and enhanced battlefield capabilities to the warfighter. While the demand for unmanned systems continues unabated today, a number of factors will influence unmanned program development in the future.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Fauna (Rainbow Series) - Wildfires and Wildlife, Habitat, Succession, Regional Variation in Fire Regimes, Direct Effects of Fire and Animal Responses
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
As conceptual background, these books provide technical support to fire and resource managers for carrying out interdisciplinary planning, which is essential to managing wildlands in an ecosystem context. Planners and managers will find the series helpful in many aspects of ecosystem-based management.
Steve Jobs Bio: The Unauthorized Autobiography
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
Steve Jobs in His Own Words. Get a unique insight into the mind of one of the most influential thinkers, creators and entrepreneurs of all time. The man responsible for ringing in the digital age, known for his perfectionist attitude and futuristic vision. Hear his story from the advent of the personal computer to revolutionizing the handheld industry with the iPod, iPhone, iPad and more...
Recommended Practices for Human Space Flight Occupant Safety - Integration of Occupant and Public Safety, Radiation, Manufacturing, Operations, Medical Considerations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The document is intended to enable a dialogue among, and perhaps consensus of, government, industry, and academia on practices that will support the continuous improvement of the safety of launch and reentry vehicles designed to carry humans.
Big Dam Era: A Legislative and Institutional History of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program - Flood Control, Missouri River Valley, Water Resources Development
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 113,640. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
This is the story of the Missouri River Division's sixty year relationship with one of America's greatest rivers — the wide Missouri. The story begins in 1933 with the construction of Fort Peck Dam in Montana and the establishment of the Missouri River Division in Kansas City.
History of the U.S. Army Engineer Nuclear Cratering Group - Project Plowshare, Nuclear Canal Excavation, Nuclear Construction, Quarrying, Ejecta Dam, Harbor Excavation, Atlantic-Pacific Canal Study
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
This history, written in 1969, outlines the work of the Army Engineer Nuclear Cratering Group on using nuclear blasts for civilian construction projects.
History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics at Air Force Missile Development Center, Holloman AFB, 1946 - 1958 - V-2 Rockets, Balloons, Man-High, Monkeys in Space, Kittinger, Zero Gravity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Here is the fascinating story of the early years of research into the effects of space on biology and the human body, focusing on the famous work at the Holloman Air Force Base Missile Development Center in New Mexico.
Army Engineers in New England 1775-1975: The Military and Civil Work of the Corps of Engineers in New England, Revolutionary War, George Washington, Dredging, Flood Protection, Boston Harbor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
This is the story of the Corps' service and accomplishments in New England from the Battle of Bunker Hill to the present. Relating the activities of the Corps to broader regional and national developments, the book should appeal to a general audience as well as to specialists.
Strategic Air Command SAC Missile Chronology 1939 - 1988: Full History of SAC Missiles, System Maps, Cold War, Missile Defense, ICBM, IRBM, ALCM, Thor, Atlas, Titan, Snark, Minuteman, MX Peacekeeper
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent chronology of missile development milestones for the Strategic Air Command (SAC) provides a thorough history of U.S. missile programs, beginning with the first research program in 1939 for the development of rockets for aircraft assisted takeoffs.
Working in the Dry: Cofferdams, In-River Construction, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers - Canals, Caissons, Erie Canal, Mississippi, Columbia, Ohio Rivers, Melvin Price Locks and Dam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
This fascinating report documents and analyzes the history of advancements in inland river construction techniques involving cofferdam and in-the-wet construction technology used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
History of the South Atlantic Division (SAD) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1945-2011 - Tenn-Tom, Panama Canal, Space Race, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Hurricane Damage, Desert Shield
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,730. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division was formally established in 1929 with headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, but Corps of Engineers service to the southeastern United States extends back to the founding of the nation. This history covers the modern period, from the end of World War II to the end of 2010.
Designing the Bayous: The Control of Water in the Atchafalaya Basin - 1800-1995, Mississippi River Flood Control, Battle Over Floodways, Environmental Activists, Early Efforts, Louisiana Style
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,240. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This history tells the complicated, but fascinating story of how local, state, and federal agencies have attempted to reconcile conflicting visions for the Atchafalaya basin. In so doing, he illuminates the interaction of politics, technology, and environment.
Since Hero: A Mechanic's History of the Age of Power
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
A general-interest history of the development of power technology over the last two thousand years. Steam engines, internal combustion engines, nuclear power, and more are described and simplified for the reader's understanding and enjoyment. The author is a professional mechanic who has worked on everything from humble lawn mower engines to multi-million dollar gas turbines.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Lunar Module Touchdown Dynamics, An Analysis and a Historical Review of the Apollo Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The primary objective of this paper is to present an analysis and a historical review of the Apollo Lunar Module landing dynamics from the standpoint of touchdown dynamic stability, landing system energy absorption performance, and evaluation of the first-order terms of lunar soil mechanical properties at the Apollo 11 landing site.
NASA Space Technology Report: The Antarctic Search for Meteorites - A Model for Deep Space Exploration, An Astronaut's Report Comparing ANSMET to Space Flight, Recommendations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,400. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) is an annual expedition to the southern continent to collect meteorites. In addition to its goal of gathering extraterrestrial material, it is a realistic model for human space flight.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Airfield and Flight Operations Procedures - FM 3-04.300 - Combined Arms, Construction, Airfield Operations Battalions (AOBS), Installation Flight Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,010. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is designed to serve as a doctrinal guide focusing on the primary aspects of airfield procedures in full spectrum operations.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Instrument Flight for Army Aviators - Field Manual 3-04.240 (FM 1-240) Part 2 - Techniques for Instrument Flying and Air Navigation, Weather, Emergency Operations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is specifically prepared for aviators authorized to fly Army aircraft.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Instrument Flight for Army Aviators - Field Manual 3-04.240 (FM 1-240) Part 1 - Techniques for Instrument Flying and Air Navigation, Weather, Emergency Operations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is specifically prepared for aviators authorized to fly Army aircraft.