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Historical Overview of the Space and Missile Systems Center 1954-2003 - Ballistic Missiles and Launch Vehicles, Atlas, Thor, Titan, EELV, Minuteman, Peacekeeper, MX, Delta, Satellites, MOL, Milstar
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this publication provides a historical overview of the Space and Missile Systems Center and its antecedents during approximately the first 50 years of their existence.
The Rise and Fall of Dyna-Soar: A History of Air Force Hypersonic R&D, 1944-1963 - Pathfinding Effort to Develop a Transatmospheric Boost Glider and Spaceplane, Manned Military Space Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,930. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an informative history of the USAF Dyna-Soar manned spaceplane program.
Business Dictionary for Managers and Executives
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,110. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Reference
Defining words associated with 28 Subjects - Procurement, Logistics, SSL (Secure Socket Layer), Technical Management, Decision Support System, Environment, Material Safety Data Sheet, MSD With Respect to Hazardous Materials, MSD With Reference to Health Matters, Radioactive Situations, Packaging Waste, General Construction Safety, Labeling & Packaging , Pallets, Hazardous Material, etc
Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations - Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy, Safety, Risk Management, Chemicals and Delivery Systems, Firefighting Training and Equipment
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,660. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an important government publication with Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations, states, references, or supplements policy for Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Park Service fire and fire aviation program management.
From Prototype to Product - A Practical Guide for Electronic Engineers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
This practical guide is full of useful examples of how to turn a breadboard prototype into a commercial product. The book is full of examples from the Author's 35 years experience of launching electronic products - not all of them successful. This book is aimed at electronic graduates and anyone else working on electronic products.
You Paid What?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home repair
Adding new siding, windows, Roof, Soffit Gutters. Most likely you will pay way too much. In homes salespeople are pros. Learn the Products, learn their process (chapters 23 on). Example: Big Box Store roof bid @7400 with a 500 dollar gift card in their store. Same materials, same warranty done for 2400. Read the book, learn the products then how they get you to buy in your home.
Complete Guide to the U.S. Army Signal Corps - Comprehensive Histories, Getting the Message Through from the Civil War to Today, World War II, Vietnam, Iraq, Advanced Training, Strategic Vision
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Price: $8.59 USD. Words: 412,210. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook provides a complete guide to the famous Army Signal Corps, with reproductions of four major histories and documents from the Department of Defense.
Speed of Light Communications and the Internet Protocol (IP)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
How does an email, video or voice call transcend from a screen onto wires to arrive, at the speed-of-light, in a different part of the world? Network communications and the Internet, is perhaps one of the greatest technological revolutions of the twenty first century. It has had a profound impact on every aspect of our life. We are now in the midst of another technological revolution.
Defense Science Board Advisory Group Report on Defense Intelligence Operations Research Applications for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) - Joint Strike Fighter, Full Motion Video
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 116,910. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Operations Research
The Advisory Group on Defense Intelligence of the Defense Science Board (DSB) was tasked to examine the manner and extent to which Operations Research (OR) is employed by the Department of Defense; how OR can be used to support Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) decision making.
Comparative Study of KC-135 Operations in Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Allied Force - Historical Perspective on the Development of Air Refueling, Tanker Issues
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper examines the operational employment of the KC-135 in three major conflicts. Air refueling is central not only to the tactical operations of a campaign, but the strategic goal of supporting two near simultaneous wars.
NSA Codebreaking Secrets Revealed: It Wasn't All Magic - The Early Struggle to Automate Cryptanalysis 1930s-1960s - Alan Turing, Vannevar Bush, First Electronic Computers, World War II Codes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 225,010. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Signals & Signal Processing
This fascinating NSA book details the amazing work at the agency in the first decades of computer development.
1961 History of the Early Era of Space and Rocket Development: Chronology of Missile and Astronautic Events, Time Capsule of Fascinating News and Milestones, Mercury, Atlas, Titan ICBM, Soviet Claims
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,020. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces a truly fascinating chronology of space events from 1686 through 1961, compiled by famous space historian Dr. Charles Sheldon II for Congress.
The History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - From the Revolutionary War to the Space Race, West Point, Flood Control, Hydropower, Combat Operations, Panama Canal, World War I and II, Apollo
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information on the storied history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) and its many accomplishments.
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
Motoring in the Last 100 Years, The Wolverhampton Way
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
Edit Motoring in the Last 100 Years, The Wolverhampton Way is a highly detailed account of the development of engines and cars in the period and the people who were instrumental in shaping the future of motoring from its early roots. There is a wealth of technical detail augmented by drawings and photographs which help to build up a picture of how engines, motor cars and motoring developed.
A History of Innovation: U.S. Army Adaptation in War and Peace - M1 Garand Rifle, Radar, Benning Revolution, Air Observation Posts, Bazooka, Amphibian Tank, Airmobility, Artillery Speed Shifter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
In the United States, the U.S. Army has a long history of innovation, from the exploits of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the medical and engineering advances associated with the construction of the Panama Canal begun at its end.
U.S. Fire Administration and National Fire Academy Field Operations Guide (FOG) - ICS 420-1 - Guidance for the Application of the Incident Command System (ICS), Command, Planning, Multi-Casualty
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,950. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The content of the Field Operations Guide (FOG) is intended to provide guidance for the application of the Incident Command System (ICS) to any planned or unplanned event.
The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation
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You set the price! Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: 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.
Basic Hydraulics and Controls
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: 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
Integrated Electronic Security - A Layered Approach
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Price: $44.95 USD. Words: 59,730. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Category: 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.