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A Primer on Electronic Security for Schools, Universities, and Institutions Second Edition
By Aella Consulting Group
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,650. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This book provides institutional leaders with a straightforward introduction to developing a security plan which involves electronic physical security technology. It acquaints them with the many considerations and resources available with regard to deliberations concerning planning, selection, budgeting, bidding, installing, training/operating and managing the security process in schools.
The SatNav Users Guide to Navigation and Mapping Using GPS
By John Maris
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
An integrated GPS, navigation and mapping book on the principles behind satellite navigation systems. What goes into making that little screen in your vehicle work? Here this marvellous technology is explained.
Ice Bullets and Killer Pennies: Fourteen Myths Get the Scientific Shakedown
By Jason Carey
Price: $27.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Ice Bullets and Killer Pennies uses science and engineering concepts to provide complete answers to popular myths. Without resorting to lab experiments, this book deconstructs fourteen myths and uses scientific concepts to bust or confirm each myth.
Coasters 101: An Engineer's Guide to Roller Coaster Design
By Nick Weisenberger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
Have you ever wondered what it takes to design and build a roller coaster? At last, there’s a book that shows you! A mix of engineering and art, roller coasters are complex three-dimensional puzzles consisting of thousands of individual parts. Designers spend countless hours creating and tweaking ride paths to push the envelope of exhilaration, all while maintaining the highest safety standards.
Graphs with MATLAB (Taken from "MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach")
By Peter Kattan
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This concise article takes you on a short tour on how to plot graphs using MATLAB. The presentation covers both two-dimensional and three-dimensional graphs. This article is taken form the bestselling book “MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach.”
Solving Equations with MATLAB (Taken from the Book "MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach")
By Peter Kattan
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This concise article of twenty pages takes you on a short tour on how to solve algebraic equations using MATLAB. The presentation covers both numerical and symbolic (analytical) solution of equations. This article is taken form the bestselling book “MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach."
Matrices with MATLAB (Taken from "MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach")
By Peter Kattan
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This concise article of forty pages takes you on a short tour on how to handle matrices using MATLAB. Topics covered include how to generate matrices in MATLAB, different operations on matrices, and how to handle matrix, vector, and scalar quantities. Various MATLAB functions associated with matrices are also explored.
Chaos Theory Simply Explained (Basic Fractals/Chaos Series)
By Peter Kattan
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
This is a concise article detailing mathematical equations showing when and where chaos occurs in linear algebraic equations and systems of linear simultaneous algebraic equations. The approach used is very simple and easy to understand by students.
MBT - Czołgi Podstawowe
By Wieslaw Pietrzak
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Oto druga książka z serii "Przegląd techniki wojskowej XXI". Drugi tom poświęcony jest fortecom na gąsienicach czyli czołgom podstawowym. W książce zaprezentowanych zostało siedemnaście współczesnych czołgów reprezentujących producentów z trzynastu krajów. Części opisowej pancernych pojazdów oraz danym taktyczno-technicznym towarzyszą kolorowe fotografie oraz słowniczek.
SPFA - Samobieżna Artyleria Lufowa
By Wieslaw Pietrzak
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
W trzecim tomie serii "Przegląd techniki wojskowej XXI" zaprezentowano przedstawicieli "królowej pola walki", jak ją niegdyś nazywano, czyli artylerii. W książce przedstawiono dwadzieścia nowoczesnych dział samobieżnych: armat, armatohaubic, haubic i moździerzy.
MRAP - Samochody Minoodporne
By Wieslaw Pietrzak
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Kołowe pojazdy minoodporne i chroniące przed zasadzkami (MRAP – Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) to najmłodsze wozy bojowe jakie pojawiły się w arsenałach armii zachodnich przed kilku laty. Pojazdy te mają konstrukcję zabezpieczającą ich załogi przed skutkami eksplozji min i improwizowanych ładunków wybuchowych. Warstwa tekstowa książki wzbogacona jest licznymi kolorowymi fotografiami.