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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » History » Military
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,950. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Emergency Management
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
You set the price! Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Waste Management
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
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 » Automation
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
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.
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 » Industrial Design / Product
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.
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 » Electrical
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 » Science and Nature » Forestry
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.
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 1 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
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.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 2 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 1 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,800. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Cultural Resources and Archaeology (Rainbow Series) Part 3 - Effects on Prehistoric Ceramics, Stone Artifacts, Rock Images, Fire Behavior and Effects
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Cultural Resources and Archaeology (Rainbow Series) Part 1 - Effects on Prehistoric Ceramics, Stone Artifacts, Rock Images, Fire Behavior and Effects
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Air (Rainbow Series) - Smoke Management, Air Quality, Visibility, Haze, Hazardous Air Pollutants, Emissions from Fires, Atmospheric and Plume Chemistry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on air quality can assist land, fire, and air resource managers with fire and smoke planning, and their efforts to explain to others the science behind fire-related program policies and practices to improve air quality.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Soil and Water (Rainbow Series) - Wildfires and Ecosystems, Soil Chemistry, Biology, Hydrologic Cycle, Watersheds, Streamflows, Aquatic Biota, Wetlands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on soils and water can assist land and fire managers with information on the physical, chemical, and biological effects of fire needed to successfully conduct ecosystem management, and effectively inform others about the role and impacts of wildland fire.