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  • Light, Dark and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

    A Look at Everything Light, Associated Phenomena, the Electromagnetic Spectrum and the History and Types of Illumination

    Since the dawn of time, electromagnetic energy has permeated through the universe, surrounding and interacting with everything it touches, illuminating, destroying and giving life.The colourful section of the electromagnetic spectrum we see in the form of visible light, rainbows and other phenomena is tiny when compared to its vast entirety. Using many parts of the electromagnetic spectrum have ... Read more

    $7.20 USD

  • Watch Repair for Beginners

    An Illustrated How-To Guide for the Beginner Watch Repairer

    The timeless book about timekeeping—and how clocks and watches are made, and fixed.First written by the definitive expert in 1957, Watch Repair for Beginners is the ideal book for anyone who is fascinated by time and how we measure it—or wants to know how to fix their own watch. Learn what horology is; the basics of watch and clock repairing; the mechanics of a clock; how the wheels work; the ... Read more

    $10.69 USD $1.99 USD

  • How We Got to Now

    Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

    From the New York Times–bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Extra Life, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas.In this illustrated history, Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries, tracing facets of modern life (refrigeration, clocks, and eyeglass lenses, to name a few) from their creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and entrepreneurs to their ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The History of the London Water Industry, 1580–1820

    by Leslie Tomory ...
    This in-depth study explores the technological, cultural, and mercantile factors behind the infrastructure that transformed early modern London.Beginning in 1580, a number of competing London companies sold water directly to consumers through a large network of wooden mains in the expanding metropolis. This new water industry flourished throughout the 1600s, eventually expanding to serve tens of ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Science and Religion

    Some Historical Perspectives

    series Canto Classics
    John Hedley Brooke offers an introduction and critical guide to one of the most fascinating and enduring issues in the development of the modern world: the relationship between scientific thought and religious belief. It is common knowledge that in western societies there have been periods of crisis when new science has threatened established authority. The trial of Galileo in 1633 and the uproar ... Read more

    $12.79 USD

  • Crypto Wars

    The Fight for Privacy in the Digital Age: A Political History of Digital Encryption

    by Craig Jarvis ...
    The crypto wars have raged for half a century.In the 1970s, digital privacy activists prophesied the emergence of an Orwellian State, made possible by computer-mediated mass surveillance. The antidote: digital encryption.The U.S. government warned encryption would not only prevent surveillance of law-abiding citizens, but of criminals, terrorists, and foreign spies, ushering in a rival dystopian ... Read more

    $34.95 USD

  • Bad Blood

    Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

    **NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The gripping story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos—one of the biggest corporate frauds in history—a tale of ambition and hubris set amid the bold promises of Silicon Valley, rigorously reported by the prize-winning journalist. With a new Afterword.“Chilling ... Reads like a thriller ... Carreyrou tells [the Theranos story] virtually to perfection.” —The New York Times Book ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Make: Sensors

    A Hands-On Primer for Monitoring the Real World with Arduino and Raspberry Pi

    Make: Sensors is the definitive introduction and guide to the sometimes-tricky world of using sensors to monitor the physical world. With dozens of projects and experiments for you to build, this book shows you how to build sensor projects with both Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Use Arduino when you need a low-power, low-complexity brain for your sensor, and choose Raspberry Pi when you need to ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • When Agile Gets Physical

    How to Use Agile Principles to Accelerate Hardware Development

    “When Agile Gets Physical distills the right principles, derives methods to apply them, and in doing so represents a major milestone in defining the best practice of hardware product development.” —Andrew Flint, Product Development Director, IMPINJWhy is it that so many hardware teams get stuck when using Agile? Why do they still endure long, slow loopbacks? Why do organizations waste valuable ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Submarine

    A Guided Tour Inside a Nuclear Warship

    Book 1 - Tom Clancy's Military Referenc
    Only the author of The Hunt for Red October could capture the reality of life aboard a nuclear submarine. Only a writer of Mr. Clancy's magnitude could obtain security clearance for information, diagrams, and photographs never before available to the public. Now, every civilian can enter this top secret world...the weapons, the procedures, the people themselves...the startling facts behind the ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $7.99 USD

  • Become an Effective Software Engineering Manager

    Software startups make global headlines every day. As technology companies succeed and grow, so do their engineering departments. In your career, you'll may suddenly get the opportunity to lead teams: to become a manager. But this is often uncharted territory. How can you decide whether this career move is right for you? And if you do, what do you need to learn to succeed? Where do you start? How ... Read more

    $28.79 USD

  • The Metaverse: And How it Will Revolutionize Everything

    by Matthew Ball ...
    **WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLERPUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLERAmazon: Editors' Choice in NonfictionTim Sweeney (CEO of Fortnite-maker Epic Games): “Matthew Ball’s essays have defined, analyzed, and inspired the Metaverse for years. His book is an approachable and essential guide to the strategic, technical, and philosophical foundations of this new medium.”Derek Thompson (Atlantic staff writer and ... Read more

    $19.89 USD

  • Where the Water Goes

    Life and Death Along the Colorado River

    by David Owen ...
    **“Wonderfully written…Mr. Owen writes about water, but in these polarized times the lessons he shares spill into other arenas. The world of water rights and wrongs along the Colorado River offers hope for other problems.” —Wall Street JournalAn eye-opening account of where our water comes from and where it all goes.**The Colorado River is an essential resource for a surprisingly large part of the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Nation's Hangar

    Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian

    The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft.The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator and leading expert on aviation history, explains ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • Planning & Control Using Primavera P6 Oracle Primavera P6 Versions 8.1 to 8.4

    Professional Client and Optional Client

    by Paul E Harris ...
    A user guide and training manual written for Project Management Professionals who wish to learn how to plan and control projects in an established Primavera Enterprise environment with or without Resources and Roles. This book is an update of the author’s Primavera P6 Version 7 book and contains updated workshops, new content and an Earned Value chapter. It has been written so it may be used with ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • Ductile Design of Steel Structures, 2nd Edition

    Comprehensive coverage of the background and design requirements for plastic and seismic design of steel structuresThoroughly revised throughout, Ductile Design of Steel Structures, Second Edition, reflects the latest plastic and seismic design provisions and standards from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the Canadian Standard Association (CSA). The book covers steel ... Read more

    $61.59 USD

  • Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook

    by Robert Ratay ...
    The Most Complete and Up-to-Date Resource on Forensic Structural EngineeringThoroughly revised and featuring contributions from leading experts, this definitive handbook offers comprehensive treatment of forensic structural engineering and expert witness delivery. From exploring the possible origins of errors, through investigating and analyzing failures, to working with the legal profession for ... Read more

    $125.99 USD $113.39 USD

  • Iron Horses

    America's Race to Bring the Railroads West

    A "masterly" account of the origins of the transcontinental railroad (Douglas Brinkley) by the author of the bestselling The Admirals.After the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869, the rest of the United States was up for grabs, and the race was on. The prize: a better, shorter, less snowy route through the American Southwest, linking Los Angeles to Chicago.In Iron Horses, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Blue Death

    The Intriguing Past and Present Danger of the Water You Drink

    With the keen eyes of a scientist and the sensibilities of a seasoned writer, Dr. Robert Morris chronicles the fascinating and at times frightening story of our drinking water. His gripping narrative vividly recounts the epidemics that have shaken cities and nations, the scientists who reached into the invisible and emerged with controversial truths that would save millions of lives, and the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Project Management for the Built Environment

    Study Notes

    by Low Sui Pheng ...
    series Management in the Built Environment
    This book presents the fundamentals of project management as applied in the built environment and more specifically for the construction industry. It presents the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK) using practical examples to show how various project management principles and concepts can be applied in practice. Providing study notes for students and aspiring project management ... Read more

    $80.09 USD

  • Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Apollo Moon Landings

    The Inside Story of America's Apollo Moon Landings

    A revised edition of the New York Times bestselling classic: the epic story of the golden years of American space exploration, told by the men who rode the rocketsOn October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, and the space race was born. Desperate to beat the Russians into space, NASA put together a crew of the nation’s most daring test pilots: the seven men who were to lead America to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Where Is My Flying Car?

    From an engineer and futurist, an impassioned account of technological stagnation since the 1970s and an imaginative blueprint for a richer, more abundant futureThe science fiction of the 1960s promised us a future remade by technological innovation: we’d vacation in geodesic domes on Mars, have meaningful conversations with computers, and drop our children off at school in flying cars. Fast ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Parting the Desert

    The Creation of the Suez Canal

    Award-winning historian Zachary Karabell tells the epic story of the greatest engineering feat of the nineteenth century--the building of the Suez Canal-- and shows how it changed the world.The dream was a waterway that would unite the East and the West, and the ambitious, energetic French diplomat and entrepreneur Ferdinand de Lesseps was the mastermind behind the project. Lesseps saw the project ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Port Management and Operations

    With 80 percent of the world’s commodities being transported by water, ports are the pillars of the global economy. Port Management and Operations offers readers the opportunity to enhance their strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, while developing market foresight. It examines global port management practices at the regulatory, commercial, technological, operational, financial, and ... Read more

    $115.00 USD