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Flying Reactors: The Political Feasibility of Nuclear Power in Space - Cassini, Atoms for Peace, History of Space Nuclear Power, Project Prometheus, NASA and Air Force Missions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper addresses the question: What mechanism(s) would improve the political feasibility of a nuclear power program for US space operations?
Fire Effects Guide (PMS 481) - Wildland and Forest Fire Behavior, Characteristics, Fuels, Air Quality, Soils, Water, Plants, Wildlife, Habitat, Cultural Resources, Grazing Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The chapters of this Guide discuss different elements that relate to our management of fire effects and specific responses of different ecosystem components to fire.
Complete Guide to America's Navy and the Space Program: Early Satellites to Current Defense Systems, Manned Programs (Shepard, Mercury, MOL, Apollo), Recovery, From the Sea to the Stars 2010 Edition
Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The complete story of the U.S. Navy and the space program is told in this unique ebook compilation incorporating two authoritative history documents detailing both the Navy's involvement in the manned space program and its own vital military and defense satellite programs through 2009.
NASA Space Technology Report: Pogo in Rockets and Launch Vehicles - Pogo Suppression, Experience with Gemini/Titan, Saturn V and Potential Catastrophic Structural Failure on Apollo 13 Mission
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two reports from NASA describe the "pogo" problem found in liquid-propellant rockets and launch vehicles: Prevention of Coupled Structure-Propulsion Instability (Pogo) - NASA Space Vehicle Design Criteria (Structures), NASA Experience with Pogo in Human Spaceflight Vehicles.
The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
NASA Lessons Learned in Engineering: Marshall Engineers Recount Problems and Solutions on Saturn V Rocket, Apollo, Space Shuttle, SSME, Hubble Space Telescope, X-33, Other Vehicles and Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,080. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Quality Control
This report is a fascinating and authoritative compilation of lessons learned in approximately 55 years of engineering experience by three Marshall Space Flight Center engineers, James C. Blair, Robert S. Ryan, and Luke A. Schutzenhofer. The lessons are the basis of a course on lessons learned that has been taught at Marshall.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Shuttle Avionics Design Constraints and Considerations - Guide Book Based on KSC Engineering's Shuttle Turnaround Experience Lessons Learned
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This unique NASA report provides information and lessons learned from shuttle avionics testing constraints.
NASA Space Exploration Report: International Space Station (ISS) - Lessons Learned as Applied to Exploration - Mission Objectives, Architecture, Operations, Utilization, Communications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
As construction of the International Space Station (ISS) approached completion, and the program's Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) reflected on the process, they thought it would be valuable to future exploration programs to capture the lessons learned over the ISS design, development, assembly, and operations phases.
Tesla Motors - How Elon Musk and Company Made Electric Cars Cool, and Sparked the Next Tech Revolution
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / automobile industry, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
Tesla Motors has redefined the automobile, sparked a new wave of innovation comparable to the internet and mobile computing revolutions, and unleashed forces that will transform not just the auto industry, but every aspect of society. This comprehensive history of the 21st century’s most exciting startup is told in the words of the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who made it happen.
Getting Back To Net Zero - Rediscovering Our Sustainable Roots
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
“Getting Back To Net Zero” provides basic information regarding what Net Zero is and what it takes to achieve a Net Zero solution, resulting in a building that produces more energy than it consumes on-site. This book covers easy to understand passive and active design principles as well as other essential information to help the reader understand that the ability to build Net Zero is here, now.
Managing Construction Projects
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
A sucessful construction project is a blend of project management and construction management skills. This book identifies the scope development, estimate preparation, schedules, subcontract management, management of change, and creation of a management system to support your project
Electrical Notes
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 48,820. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
All electrical Notes Published on www.electricalnotes.wordpress.com Site Part-1 : Electrical Quick Data Reference/Various Electrical Safety Clearance Code/Abstract of Electrical Standard Part-2 :Electrical Notes Part-3 :Electrical Calculation
Smoke Burns
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This book is a reflection on my 26 years as a serving fire-fighter and fire officer. My observations are exactly what I've seen, whilst fire-fighting in real fires and my explanations are purposefully aimed at educating and informing fire-fighters and members of the public, alike, by trying to describe in simplistic terms the 'mechanism of fire' and how and why 'smoke burns'.
The Manual of Technical Communication: A Practical Guide to Writing Documents
Price: Free! Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
A guide for new and experienced professionals who need to write effective technical documents.
Perdidos en el espacio
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Durante décadas, la aventura espacial ha estado llena de evidentes y publicitados logros, pero también de fallas y de perdidas silenciosas. En este libro, Hugo Montero hace un recuento de las víctimas que fueron escondidas para evitar manchar la propaganda; náufragos y mártires espaciales que fueron vistos como meros daños colaterales.
Golden Age Essays III
You set the price! Words: 40,460. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
My third collection of essays covering diverse subjects: science & technology, economics, health & biology, ecology and theology. The title indicates a desire to bring man to a golden age, the desire of all sensible men throughout history. A little of this, a little of that to arrive there.
Complete Guide to the 1961 SL-1 Fatal Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Accident and Recovery Operations Reports, Official Findings, Timeline of Events, Technical Details, Safety Implications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,000. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » History » Military
Four official federal government reports provide the full details of the tragic SL-1 prototype nuclear power plant accident of January 3, 1961, the first and only immediately fatal American reactor accident.
Complete Guide to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) - History from Atomic Reactors to Nuclear Waste Cleanup, Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, SL-1 Fatal Reactor Accident, Uranium and Plutonium
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
Two comprehensive histories of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) provide extensive information about the lab's role in the development of nuclear reactors and other technologies, covering the period from before its establishment in 1949 through 2010.
A Wind Turbine Recipe Book 2014 English Units Edtion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
For the first time the Wind Turbine Recipe Book is available for North American readers (using inches and AWG wires) in ebook format. The Recipe Book covers all aspects of building wind turbines in a range of sizes. These proven designs combine simplicity with efficiency and reliability. These turbines are used to all over the world to provide electricity using local manufacture.