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Offshore Oil and Gas PEOPLE
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Petroleum
Offshore Oil and Gas PEOPLE is an overview of what it’s like to work on an oilrig, and the role everyone plays. This handy guide can serve as a pre-deployment induction manual for all new starters in the industry so they know what to expect when they get to a rig for the first time or for people wanting to get into the industry. Also an informative guide for family and friends of offshore workers.
Engineer's Guide to Improv and Art Games
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: American English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Part engineering reference and part improv manual, this guide tells you how to play a host of fun and challenging games that will also help you grow professionally. The games are selected from the worlds of improvisational comedy and art, but they can directly boost engineering skills, such as communication and collaboration, 3D visualization, brainstorming, and customer-centered design.
IoT Time: Evolving Trends in the Internet of Things
Price: Free! Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Strategic planning
IoT Time: Evolving Trends in the Internet of Things, by Ken Briodagh, Editorial Director, IoT Evolution, outlines more than 150 of the leading trends in the IoT industry in order to identify the factors that have shaped the recent past of the developing industry and use those to predict the trends that will drive the next period of growth.
Celebrating 50 Years: The Eisenhower Interstate Highway System - History of the Interstate Road and Transportation Infrastructure, Impact on American Culture, Ways to Reduce Congestion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Highway & Traffic
In 1956, after much planning and compromise, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal Aid Highway Act, creating the interstate highway system, a project which transformed America forever.
Human Adaptation to Space Flight: The Role of Nutrition - Conducting Research on the ISS Space Station, Energy Metabolism, Muscle, Protein, Bone and Cardiovascular Health, Eyes and Ophthalmic Changes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA reference provides a review the history of and current state of knowledge about the role of nutrition in human space flight. We have attempted to organize this from a more physiological point of view, and to highlight systems, and the nutrients that support them, rather than the other way around.
Green and Efficient Heating Systems for Your Home: Perspectives of a New Green and Sustainable Lifestyle
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
This is a practical guide about efficient and ecological thermal technologies from present and future for your home. More exactly, in this e-book you will find what do you need to know about heating systems in order to pay less for heating.
Hydraulics and Hydraulic Circuits
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,560. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Hydraulics
This book explains the principles of Oil Hydraulics ( Fluid Power).- It starts with the concepts of fluid power and gradually includes the different components and accessories used in Hydraulic machines.Thereafter, in simple and clear terms the process of understanding and building hydraulic circuits is explained as a step by step process.The learners would greatly appreciate this work.
Ensuring Long-Term U.S. Leadership in Semiconductors - 2017 Report, Influencing China, Improving U.S. Business Climate, Moonshots for Computing, Bioelectronics, Electric Grid, Weather Forecasting
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Semiconductors, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Hardware
Today, U.S. semiconductor innovation, competitiveness, and integrity face major challenges. Semiconductor innovation is already slowing as industry faces fundamental technological limits and rapidly evolving markets. Now a concerted push by China to reshape the market in its favor, using industrial policies backed by over one hundred billion dollars.
Additive Manufacturing: Preparing for the Reality of Science Fiction, Emerging Technologies and Homeland Security Public Policy, 3D Printers and Autonomous Vehicles, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Drones
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,170. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing
Historically, policymakers have had difficulty addressing issues raised by emerging technologies. Whether it is inadequate legislation due to a general lack of awareness, or overregulation from a perceived threat, emerging technologies seem to repeatedly confuse those responsible for ensuring their safe incorporation into society.
Сколько стоит российский инженер? (Или кем работать за границей?) Опыт само осознания на инженерных рынках США и Европы.
Price: $10.50 USD. Words: 35,660. Language: Russian. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Если вы закончили полную программу хотя бы 4-х лет российского ВУЗа-все необходимые знания у вас уже есть. Они у вас есть по максимуму и во многом сверх возможного максимума на Западе, -как "вширь", так и по "высоте" уровня. Все иностранные степени-Bachelors, Masters, PhD's - не "догоняют" ваш объем знаний из РФ. И не верьте никому кто будет говорить иначе. Если сомневаетесь -читайте эту книгу.
How to Master Industrial Hose
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 by PM Robbins. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Engineering, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Hydraulics
How to Master Industrial Hose was written for everyone that specifies, purchases, uses or repairs industrial and hydraulic hose. Inside you'll find specifications, applications, competitive products, and a list of suppliers. Descriptions of approximatel
Health and safety in construction
Price: $42.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Work-related health, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
Health, safety and biohazards in construction is written to show the practice in construction, and the need for health and safety.
International Conference Of Business, Economics, Management, Information Technology: materials of the I international research and practice conference
Price: Free! Words: 43,850. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Fiction » Business
The collection of materials of the International Conference Of Business, Economics, Management, Information Technology, November 30th , 2016 is the research and practice edition which includes the scientific articles of students, graduate students, postdoctoral students, doctoral candidates, research scientists of Russia, the countries of FSU, Europe and beyond, reflecting the processes and the ch
The Eagle in the Desert: The Origins of the U.S. - Saudi Arabian Security Partnership - Search for Foreign Oil, World War II, Cold War, King Saud, Operation Hardsurface, Nuclear Iran, Radical Islamism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,440. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Petroleum
The United States and Saudi Arabia share a robust and complex security partnership today. This study explores the origins and development of U.S.-Saudi security cooperation between the late 1920s and early 1960s.
Geo Power: Stay Warm, Keep Cool and Save Money with Geothermal Heating & Cooling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016 by PixyJack Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Learn why ground-source heat pumps (GHPs) are the best choice for heating and cooling new or existing homes in any climate, and how this reliable, silent, non-polluting way of extracting free earth energy saves money every year. For homeowners, home-building partners (architects, builders, lenders, inspectors), and those in training. Includes system options and the science behind the technology.
Ancient Fire, Modern Fire: Understanding and Living With Our Friend and Foe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by PixyJack Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Creating fire is easy, yet learning to live with it has never been easy; stopping fire is a dangerous—and often deadly—pursuit. Drawing on his experiences as an environmental historian, firefighter and life safety educator, author Einar Jensen gives us the tools for being responsible and prepared—as parents, teachers, fire service professionals, and homeowners in the wildland urban interface.
Oil as a Weapon of the 21st Century: Energy Security and the U.S. Pivot to Asia-Pacific - Transportation and Cyber Vulnerabilities, Climate Change, Chokepoints, China, Japan, Russia, Europe, Arab Oil
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Petroleum, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study examines the U.S. pivot to Asia to determine whether energy security issues are likely to complicate relations and/or lead to friction between the United States and China in the twenty-first century.
Developing and Applying Synthesis Models of Emerging Space Systems - Military Small Satellites, DoD MILSATCOM, ISR, Commercial Small Satellites, Research, Cost Estimation and Acquisition, Launchers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Department of Defense's (DOD) large satellites provide robust capabilities, but they are ill designed to combat emerging threats and concerns like anti-satellite weapons and a shrinking defense budget. Small satellites are a potential solution to this challenge, but the technology is too nascent for the DOD to deploy.
An Examination of Marine Corps Energy Initiatives and the Supporting Manpower Force Structure - Military Occupational Specialty (MOS), Expeditionary Energy Office, Energy Reduction Plans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / General
The Marine Corps has identified its reliance on energy resources as a real threat to military security and a drag on the logistics tail of expeditionary operations. This research recommends that the Marine Corps prioritize development of the existing Unit Energy Manager program to address operational energy capability requirements.
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.