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  • 507 Mechanical Movements

    Mechanisms and Devices

    Over five hundred mechanisms and devices from the first century of the Industrial Revolution. Starting from simple pulleys and levers, this clazzic book works its way through basic engineering principles to Otis’s elevator safety stop, Colt’s revolver action, and Ferguson’s mechanical paradox (Why is it a paradox? Buy the book and find out!) Each mechanism is illustrated with a clear diagram, and ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • 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 USD

  • How to Invent Everything

    A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler

    by Ryan North ...
    **An NPR Best Book of 2018"How to Invent Everything is such a cool book. It's essential reading for anyone who needs to duplicate an industrial civilization quickly." --Randall Munroe, xkcd creator and New York Times-bestselling author of What If?The only book you need if you're going back in time**What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past. . . and then broke? ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Blue Ridge Tunnel

    A Remarkable Engineering Feat in Antebellum Virginia

    by Mary E. Lyons ...
    The true story of the construction of the historic Crozet railroad tunnel—as seen through the eyes of three Irish immigrant families who helped build it.In one of the greatest engineering feats of the time, Claudius Crozet led the completion of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Tunnel in 1858. More than a century and a half later, the tunnel stands as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, but the ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Deadliest Sea

    The Untold Story Behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History

    Deadliest Sea by Kalee Thompson is the spellbinding true story of the greatest rescue in U.S. Coast Guard history. Recounting the tragic sinking of the fishing trawler, Alaska Ranger, in the Bering Sea and its remarkable aftermath in March 2008, Deadliest Sea is real life action and adventure at its finest. The full story of an amazing rescue—where extraordinary courage, ingenuity, will, and ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Printer's Error

    An Irreverent History of Books

    A funny and entertaining history of printed books as told through absurd moments in the lives of authors and printers, collected by television’s favorite rare-book expert from HISTORY’s hit series Pawn Stars.Since the Gutenberg Bible first went on sale in 1455, printing has been viewed as one of the highest achievements of human innovation. But the march of progress hasn’t been smooth; downright ... Read more

    $13.99 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

    $22.99 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

  • Unwritten Laws of Engineering

    This fully revised and updated edition of the 1944 classic, serves as a crucial compilation of "house rules," or a professional code. It addresses three areas: what the beginner needs to learn at once; "laws" relating chiefly to engineering executives; and purely personal considerations for engineers. Packed with contemporary examples, this new volume is a must for those entering the engineering ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Bioprocess Engineering

    Basic Concepts

    The Leading Introduction to Biochemical and Bioprocess Engineering, Updated with Key Advances in Productivity, Innovation, and SafetyBioprocess Engineering, Third Edition, is an extensive update of the world’s leading introductory textbook on biochemical and bioprocess engineering and reflects key advances in productivity, innovation, and safety.The authors review relevant fundamentals of ... Read more

    $80.69 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

  • Engineers of Dreams

    Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America

    Petroski reveals the science and engineering--not to mention the politics, egotism, and sheer magic--behind America's great bridges, particularly those constructed during the great bridge-building era starting in the 1870s and continuing through the 1930s. It is the story of the men and women who built the St. Louis, the George Washington, and the Golden Gate bridges, drawing not only on their ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation

    "One corner of the great American panorama enlarged to highlight starry-eyed visionaries, political machinations, indefatigable ingenuity, and cockeyed optimism." —Kirkus ReviewsThe building of the Erie Canal, like the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Panama Canal, is one of the greatest and most riveting stories of American ingenuity. Best-selling author Peter Bernstein presents the ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Predictive Statistics

    Analysis and Inference beyond Models

    series Cambridge Series in Statistical and Probabilistic Mathematics #46
    All scientific disciplines prize predictive success. Conventional statistical analyses, however, treat prediction as secondary, instead focusing on modeling and hence estimation, testing, and detailed physical interpretation, tackling these tasks before the predictive adequacy of a model is established. This book outlines a fully predictive approach to statistical problems based on studying ... Read more

    $55.79 USD

  • Software Receiver Design

    Build your Own Digital Communication System in Five Easy Steps

    Have you ever wanted to know how modern digital communications systems work? Find out with this step-by-step guide to building a complete digital radio that includes every element of a typical, real-world communication system. Chapter by chapter, you will create a MATLAB realization of the various pieces of the system, exploring the key ideas along the way, as well as analyzing and assessing the ... Read more

    $36.89 USD

  • Track Changes

    A Literary History of Word Processing

    Writing in the digital age has been as messy as the inky rags in Gutenberg’s shop or the molten lead of a Linotype machine. Matthew Kirschenbaum examines how creative authorship came to coexist with the computer revolution. Who were the early adopters, and what made others anxious? Was word processing just a better typewriter, or something more? ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • Handbook of Stem Cells

    New discoveries in the field of stem cells increasingly dominate the news and scientific literature revealing an avalanche of new knowledge and research tools that are producing therapies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and a wide variety of other diseases that afflict humanity. The Handbook of Stem Cells integrates this exciting area of life science, combining in two volumes the requisites ... Read more

    $494.99 USD

  • Industrial Automation: Hands On

    by Frank Lamb ...
    A practical guide to industrial automation concepts, terminology, and applicationsIndustrial Automation: Hands-On is a single source of essential information for those involved in the design and use of automated machinery. The book emphasizes control systems and offers full coverage of other relevant topics, including machine building, mechanical engineering and devices, manufacturing business ... Read more

    $48.59 USD

  • Designing with Geosynthetics - 6Th Edition; Vol2

    Following the structure of previous editions, Volume 2 of this Sixth Edition proceeds through four individual chapters on geomembranes, geosynthetic clay liners, geofoam and geocomposites. The two volumes must accompany one another. Volume 1 contains geosynthetics, geotextiles, geogrids and geonets. The two volumes must accompany one another. All are polymeric materials used for myriad ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • An Introduction to Python and Computer Programming

    by Yue Zhang ...
    series Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering #353
    This book introduces Python programming language and fundamental concepts in algorithms and computing. Its target audience includes students and engineers with little or no background in programming, who need to master a practical programming language and learn the basic thinking in computer science/programming. The main contents come from lecture notes for engineering students from all ... Read more

    $125.09 USD

  • Modeling and Simulation of Systems Using MATLAB and Simulink

    Not only do modeling and simulation help provide a better understanding of how real-world systems function, they also enable us to predict system behavior before a system is actually built and analyze systems accurately under varying operating conditions. Modeling and Simulation of Systems Using MATLAB® and Simulink® provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art coverage of all the important aspects of ... Read more

    $125.99 USD

  • Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific, A Marine Tells His Story

    by Robert Leckie ...
    Here is one of the most riveting first-person accounts to ever come out of the Second World War. Robert Leckie was 21 when he enlisted in the US Marine Corps in January 1942. In Helmet for My Pillow we follow his journey, from boot camp on Parris Island, South Carolina, all the way to the raging battles in the Pacific, where some of the war's fiercest fighting took place. Recounting his service ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • CATIA V5-6R2015 Basics - Part II: Part Modeling

    This book is a continuation of CATIA V5-6R2015-Part I. The topics covered in this book are listed below:Basic Sketch Based FeaturesPadShaftProject 3D ElementsThe Plane commandOffset from planeParallel through PointThrough three pointsThrough two linesThrough point and lineThrough planar curveNormal to curveTangent to surfaceEquation<... ... Read more

    $24.00 USD

  • Silent Spring

    Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson’s passionate concern for the future of our planet reverberated powerfully ... Read more

    $9.99 USD