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A Text Book of Energy Engineering
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical
In this book, the electric power generation by conventional and non-conventional power sources and energy conservation techniques are given.
Communicating During and After a Nuclear Power Plant Incident: Comprehensive FEMA Guide to Emergency Notifications, Federal Roles and Responsibilities, Critical Questions and Answers for Spokespersons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This document provides communications guidance for domestic nuclear power plant (NPP) incidents, including sample text and suggested answers to anticipated public and media questions. This document also provides background information explaining roles and responsibilities across all levels of government during an NPP incident.
2018 Report of the Electromagnetic Defense Task Force (EDTF) - New Evaluation of EMP Threat from Nuclear Weapons and Solar Storms, Urgently Needed Protection of the Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Electrical
This vital late 2018 report covers the serious threat posed by EMP and electromagnetic spectrum attacks. On 20-22 August 2018, the Electromagnetic Defense Task Force (EDTF) hosted an inaugural summit in the National Capital Region (NCR). The summit was designed to aid and encourage actions to recover footing where our technological lead in EMS is being challenged.
Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
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From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
Echoes of Family Lost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,870. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
After believing her older sister lost and dead in the Breakup of the US, Lily Barrett gets word that Callie is alive: but over 900 miles away. Lily puts together a small team to reach her. It’s a long way to go, with something very odd hindering their ability to communicate over distance or even cross bridges. A chance meeting in Huntsville wrecks their plans, and puts all of their lives at risk.
Essential History of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station - 1957 First Large-Scale Nuclear Power Plant in America, Work of Admiral Rickover, Pressurized Water Reactor, Historic American Engineering
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,150. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report provides an authoritative history of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, which became operational in December 1957. This historic facility was the first large-scale central station nuclear power plant in the United States and the first plant of such size in the world operated solely to produce electric power.
Solving Nuclear Controversy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political
An essay about solving controversy about nuclear power.
Science and democracy reviews.
Price: Free! Words: 93,370. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
As they separately pursue their shared ethic of progress, scientific research and democratic reform conduct themselves as two different journeys, both here followed, as the evidence mounts that they depend on each other to meet the stresses that survival poses.
A Short Sensible Book about the World, Us and Global Warming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Written particularly for readers without a scientific background, this book explains why global warming—actually, global overheating—is changing the world’s climate and will eventually destabilize our civilization. It then describes a plan to reverse global overheating with innovative but little-known technologies and government action that will create millions of jobs and widespread prosperity.
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 & Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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.