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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.
NASA Report: Aeronautics and Space Report of the President - Fiscal Year 2015 Activities - Human Exploration, International Space Station, Aeronautics, Science, Defense Dept., Other Federal Agencies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
For decades, NASA has produced a comprehensive overview of all federal space and aeronautics programs on an annual basis, providing unique details of the flight activities and programs of NASA, the Department of Defense, and other agencies.
The Cheshire Jet: Harnessing Metamaterials to Achieve an Optical Stealth Capability - Cloaking Technology for Aircraft, Composites with Unique Electromagnetic Properties, Directed Energy Weapons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper highlights the need for continued Department of Defense (DOD) funding and pursuit of metamaterial "cloaking" technology. The near-term objective of such a program should be the development of infrared laser protection and the reduction of the optical signature of currently fielded systems and their follow-ons.
Globalness: Toward a Space Power Theory - Military Spaceflight, Strategic Theory, Weaponization, ASAT Anti-Satellite, GPS, Prompt Global Strike, Global Connectivity, Weapons Delivery
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The purpose of this study is to take the first steps toward a military space power theory. It begins by answering the question: Why does the US military need space power theory?
Dead on Arrival? The Development of the Aerospace Concept, 1944-58 - Space Age After Sputnik, Debates About Aerospace, Truman and Eisenhower, Air Force, ORDCIT, von Braun, von Karman, Schriever
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study chronologically traces the historical development of the aerospace concept, from its initial inception in 1944 as it was embodied in the far-reaching vision of Gen Henry H. "Hap" Arnold, until its public appearance in 1958.
Surviving Digital Transformation: From Legacy Applications to New IT
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Enterprise applications / general, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
The Technology Executive’s Definitive Guide to Modernization Strategy in the Age of Disruption, a book is for corporate technology executives with the concern for business continuity in a climate of high disruption and digital transformation.
Ten Propositions Regarding Spacepower - Theories, Global Access and Presence, Coercive Force, Commercial Assets, Career-long Specialization, Weaponization, Central Control by Space Professional
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
As political and military leaders ponder the future of space operations, the time has come to frame propositions regarding spacepower. Specifically, this study seeks to answer the question, "What is the nature of spacepower?"
Challenges in the Multipolar Space-Power Environment - Military Space Strategic Implications, Modeling the Space-Power Continuum, China, India, Europe, National Security Satellite Efforts
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,350. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Space power is arguably one of the most valuable, yet underappreciated and misunderstood components of U.S. national power. The effects derived from our presence in space have tremendous strategic implications.
Finding the Shape of Space - Future Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Technologies Preserving U.S. Military Freedom of Action in Space, Full Motion Video, Networks, Scramjet Access, Carbon Nanotubes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, is concerned with the direction space technologies will take over the next 20-30 years.
Shooting Down a Star - Program 437, the U.S. Nuclear ASAT System and Present Day Copycat Killers - Anti-Satellite, Nike-Zeus, North Korea, India, Iran, China, Space Launch, Space Asset Vulnerability
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,210. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, is a case study of an early U.S. antisatellite (ASAT) weapon system. In this study, Colonel Chun shows how the US Air Force developed a rudimentary ASAT system from obsolete Thor intermediate ballistic missiles.
The Swarm, the Cloud, and the Importance of Getting There First: What's at Stake in the Remote Aviation Culture Debate, Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), Air-Mindedness, Manned-Remote Fusion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
For all the ink spilled over remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) technology, knowledge of RPA culture remains in its infancy. Continuing the debate about culture, we argue first for the urgency of achieving manned-remote fusion in air warfare.
Tracking Next-Generation Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) into 2035 - RFID Radio Frequency Tags, Efficient Logistics Operations, Supply Chains, In-Transit Visibility, Enhanced Situational Awareness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mobile & Wireless Communications
This paper explores the advances in automatic identification technology, specifically radio frequency identification, and seeks to exploit these capabilities for use in the Department of Defense (DOD) supply chain.
Financial Advice for Blue Collar America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Short on cash? Worried about retirement? Not sure how to pay for college? Join the crowd! These challenges trouble most Americans, but few have time to read internet sites or books filled with complicated financial advice. Here Kathy covers basic concepts of money including insurance & taxes, financial traps to avoid, paying for college & tech school, & the bright future for blue collar jobs.
Cleaning the Kingdom : Insider Tales of Keeping Walt's Dream Spotless
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 135,830. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Operations Research
Written by two former Disneyland Custodians, telling what it is like to work at Disneyland and how Custodial keeps it so clean. Also hear their personal stories working at Disneyland. Full of humor, passion, history, and more.
NASA Report on Mars Exploration: Frontier In-Situ Resource Utilization for Enabling Sustained Human Presence on Mars - ISRU, Surface Habitats, Entry Descent and Landing, Fuels, Food, Robotics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this up-to-date review covers the use of on-planet resource utilization to sustain a permanent human presence on Mars.
Bringing the Future Within Reach - Celebrating 75 Years of the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center - Lewis Center, Jet and Nuclear Propulsion, Wind Tunnels, Liquid Hydrogen, Centaur, Mercury, Apollo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this 2016 book seeks to spotlight the NASA Glenn Research Center's accomplishments, people, and research tools.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS GUIDE FOR PROJECTS IN IRAQ
Price: $48.99 USD. Words: 96,250. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Contracting
SPECIFICATION OF MATERIALS, WORKMANSHIP, (QA/QC) ACTIVITIES OF CIVIL ENGINEERING WORKS
Jovian Transformation: Telltale Planetary Events Since 2009 (5th Edition)
You set the price! Words: 34,640. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
This book contains the evidence of what seems to be a NASA/DOE experiment to alter Jupiter with insertions of fissionable-fissile material over the past couple decades. What had been advertised as harmless insertions of various plutonium pellets by the said institutions is actually shown to be a viable "transformation mechanism" made possible by the nearly-indestructible nature of the devices.
Treat Climate Change, Save the Earth: How to Prevent Flooding and Drought to Slow Global Warming
Price: Free! Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Water Supply
Help to save the world from flooding and drought! My idea of a new system that can solve a large number of our planet's problems can be described In less than 75 pages: -Changing weather -Flooding -Drought -Dwindling energy resources. This system would last for future generations, and help prevent present problems across the globe by targeting symptoms instead of the causes!
How to Start a VoIP Business: A Six-Stage Guide to Becoming a VoIP Service Provider
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
It is the first book which explains in plain English how to become a VoIP provider and start different services, based on a VoIP technology. This simple six-stage guide will give you the know-how of launching services, such as: mobile VoIP, callback, calling cards, residential VoIP, virtual PBX, wholesale transit, call origination and termination.