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  • Empires of Light

    Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World

    by Jill Jonnes

    The gripping history of electricity and how the fateful collision of Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse left the world utterly transformed.In the final decades of the nineteenth century, three brilliant and visionary titans of America’s Gilded Age—Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse—battled bitterly as each vied to create a vast and powerful electrical empire. In ... Read more

    $20.12 AUD

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

    by William Kamkwamba and 1 more

    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURED DIRECTED BY AND STARRING CHIWETEL EJIOFOR – AVAILABLE ON NETFLIXWhen William Kamkwamba was just 14 years old, his family told him that he must leave school and come home to work on the farm – they could no longer afford his fees. This is his story of how he found a way to make a difference, how he bought light to his family and village, and hope to his nation.Malawi is ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Wizard:

    The Life and Times of Nikolas Tesla

    by Marc Seifer

    “The story of one of the most prolific, independent, and iconoclastic inventors of this century…fascinating.”—Scientific AmericanNikola Tesla (1856-1943), credited as the inspiration for radio, robots, and even radar, has been called the patron saint of modern electricity. Based on original material and previously unavailable documents, this acclaimed book is the definitive biography of the man ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • The Invisible Rainbow

    A History of Electricity and Life

    by Arthur Firstenberg

    50,000 copies sold! Cell towers, Wi-fi, 5G: Electricity has shaped the modern world. But how has it affected our health and environment?Over the last 220 years, society has evolved a universal belief that electricity is ‘safe’ for humanity and the planet. Scientist and journalist Arthur Firstenberg disrupts this conviction by telling the story of electricity in a way it has never been told before ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • A Map of the Invisible

    Journeys into Particle Physics

    by Jon Butterworth

    A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'A magnificent, compelling and insightful voyage to the frontier of knowledge from a great writer with a deep understanding.' Brian CoxWhat is the universe really made of? How do we know? Follow the map of the invisible to find out...Over the last sixty years, scientists around the world have worked together to explore the fundamental constituents of matter, and the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Illustrated Tesla

    by Nikola Tesla

    Collected here are twenty of Nikola Tesla's essays, letters, and speeches all with figures. In total there are some 214 figures. Now you can read these famous articles as they were intended to be read. Included are A New System of Alternating Current Motors and Transformers; Experiments with Alternate Currents of Very High Frequency and Their Application to Methods of Artificial Illumination; ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • The Force

    living safely in a world of electromagnetic pollution

    by Lyn McLean

    Technology infiltrates our lives so rapidly that few of us stop to consider the potential health implications. Yet could the technology designed to improve our lives actually be making us sick?Scientists have long believed that there is a link between health problems and radiation from mobile phones, wireless connections, powerlines, and electronic devices. Radiation has been linked to issues such ... Read more

    $29.80 AUD

  • Radio Frequency Communication Principles

    by Various Anonymous Naval Personnel and 1 more

    series navy Electricity and Electronics Training Series
      The Navy Electricity and Electronics Training Series is a self paced course of instruction intended for the technical education of Navy and Fleet Marine Force Personnel while they are not assigned to training commands. Chapters in this volume include: Introduction to Radio Frequency Communications Introduction to Communications Theory Fundamental Systems Equipment Introduction to Satellite ... Read more

    $4.61 AUD

  • Solar Power

    The Complete Guide to Understanding Solar Electricity

    by State Renewable Energy

    This book is an insightful tool that provides a comprehensive understanding of solar power.  Equipped with engaging photos, graphs, and review sections, this book covers a range of topics from the basics of electricity to designing multiple types of solar electric systems.  This powerful resource delivers the education necessary to strengthen the future of clean energy.   This book has 7 easy-to ... Read more

    $3.00 AUD

  • Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory

    by Leonard Susskind and 1 more

    In the first two books in his wildly popular The Theoretical Minimum series, world-class physicist Leonard Susskind provided a brilliant first course in classical and quantum mechanics, offering readers not an oversimplified introduction, but the real thing - everything you need to start doing physics, and nothing more. Now, thankfully, Susskind and his former student Art Friedman are back, this ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Disconnect

    the truth about mobile-phone radiation, what the industry has done to hide it, and how to protect your family

    by Devra Davis and 1 more

    Everyone knows mobile phones are safe. If they weren’t, we’d already know about it, right?That is perhaps the greatest disconnect of our age. As research scientists are now demonstrating, mobile-phone radiation can damage the human body’s cells — leading to memory loss, an increased risk of cancer, reduced sperm counts, and neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and possibly even autism. Mobile ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius: Second Edition

    by Simon Monk

    series Evil Genius
    So Many Fiendishly Fun Ways to Use the Latest Arduino Boards!Fully updated throughout, this do-it-yourself guide shows you how to program and build fascinating projects with the Arduino Uno and Leonardo boards and the Arduino 1.0 development environment. 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius, Second Edition, gets you started right away with the simplified C programming you need to know and ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Tesla

    Inventor of the Electrical Age

    by W. Bernard Carlson

    Nikola Tesla was a major contributor to the electrical revolution that transformed daily life at the turn of the twentieth century. His inventions, patents, and theoretical work formed the basis of modern AC electricity, and contributed to the development of radio and television. Like his competitor Thomas Edison, Tesla was one of America's first celebrity scientists, enjoying the company of New ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Magnetism: A Very Short Introduction

    by Stephen J. Blundell

    series Very Short Introductions
    Magnetism is a strange force, mysteriously attracting one object to another apparently through empty space. It has been claimed as a great healer, with magnetic therapies being proposed over the centuries and still popular today. Why are its mysterious important to solve?In this Very Short Introduction, Stephen J. Blundell explains why. For centuries magnetism has been used for various exploits; ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Schaum's Outline of Basic Electricity, Second Edition

    by Milton Gussow

    Confused by basic electricity concepts? Problem solvedSchaum's Outline of Basic Electricity covers the fundamentals of electricity and electric circuits. Written as a complement to vocational and technical courses, the book reviews digital and computer technology and the more advanced level of expertise required of technicians in these fields. Chapters focus on particular subjects as they are ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Circuit Analysis For Dummies

    by John Santiago

    Circuits overloaded from electric circuit analysis?Many universities require that students pursuing a degree in electrical or computer engineering take an Electric Circuit Analysis course to determine who will "make the cut" and continue in the degree program. Circuit Analysis For Dummies will help these students to better understand electric circuit analysis by presenting the information in an ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • The Physics Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK and 1 more

    series Big Ideas
    Explore the laws and theories of physics in this accessible introduction to the forces that shape our Universe, our planet, and our everyday lives.Using a bold, graphic-led approach The Physics Book sets out more than 80 key concepts and discoveries that have defined the subject and influenced our technology since the beginning of time. With the focus firmly on unpicking the thought behind each ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Grid

    The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future

    by Gretchen Bakke

    One of Bill Gates's Favorite Books of 2016A revelatory look at our national power grid--how it developed, its current flaws, and how it must be completely reimagined for our fast-approaching energy future.America's electrical grid, an engineering triumph of the twentieth century, is turning out to be a poor fit for the present. It's not just that the grid has grown old and is now in dire need of ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Michael Faraday: A Very Short Introduction

    by Frank A.J.L James

    series Very Short Introductions
    Michael Faraday is one of the best known scientific figures of all time. Known as the discoverer of electro-magnetic induction, the principle behind the electric generator and transformer, he has frequently been portrayed as the 'father' of electrical engineering from whence much of his popular fame derives. This Very Short Introduction dispels the myth that Faraday was an experimental genius ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Introduction to Classical Field Theory

    A Tour of the Fundamental Interactions

    by Jarrett L Lancaster

    series IOP Concise Physics
    This book is a short introduction to classical field theory, most suitable for undergraduate students who have had at least intermediate-level courses in electromagnetism and classical mechanics. The main theme of the book is showcasing role of fields in mediating action-at-a-distance interactions. Suitable technical machinery is developed to explore at least some aspect of each of the four known ... Read more

    $77.43 AUD

  • Physics Everywhere

    by Yakov Perelman

    This book contains hundreds of colorful stories from the field of physics. Despite their entertaining appearance, they address several important and serious notions in this field. This book does not seek to replace school textbooks. Its purpose is to entice the reader to consciously observe physical phenomena, including the simplest ones which we have learned to ignore in our everyday life. It ... Read more

    $9.81 AUD

  • The Illustrated Tesla

    by Nikola Tesla

    Collected here are twenty of Nikola Tesla's essays, letters, and speeches all with figures. In total there are some 214 figures. Now you can read these famous articles as they were intended to be read. Included are A New System of Alternating Current Motors and Transformers; Experiments with Alternate Currents of Very High Frequency and Their Application to Methods of Artificial Illumination; ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Children of Light

    How Electricity Changed Britain Forever

    by Gavin Weightman

    In the early 1870s a night-time view over Britain would have revealed towns lit by the warm glow of gas and oil lamps and a much darker countryside, the only light emanating from the fiery sparks of late running steam trains. However, by the end of this same decade that Victorian Britons would experience a new brilliance in their streets, town halls and other public places. Electricity had come to ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism

    by James Clerk Maxwell

    James Clerk Maxwell was a Scottish scientist in the field of mathematical physics. His most notable achievement was to formulate the classical theory of electromagnetic radiation, bringing together for the first time electricity, magnetism, and light as manifestations of the same phenomenon. Maxwell's equations for electromagnetism have been called the "second great unification in physics after ... Read more

    $6.53 AUD