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The Visual Dictionary of Universe & Earth

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Universe and Earth takes the reader into a fascinating journey through cosmos to discover celestial bodies, astronomical observation equipment and astronautics, and then provides a complete...


Modernizing American Land Records: Order Upon Chaos

by Earl F. Epstein & Bernard J. Niemann Jr. Esri Press (August 29, 2014)

Modernizing American Land Records: Order Upon Chaos shows how geospatial technology collects, manages, analyzes, represents, and distributes land record data, including information about the nature of property...


Wind Turbine Design

by Ion Paraschivoiu Presses Internationales Polytechnique (March 30, 2011)

Wind energy is the fastest growing alternate source of energy in the world since its purely economic potential is complemented by its great positive environmental impact. The wind turbine, whether it may be...


Plastics and Sustainable Piping Systems

by David Chasis Industrial Press, Inc. (May 28, 2014)

Overview

Plastics and Sustainable Piping Systems is the reference text for plastic piping, which is now the preferred material in countless applications -- municipal water and sewer lines,drain/waste/vent lines,...


Rotary-Wing Aerodynamics

by W. Z. Stepniewski Dover Publications (March 25, 2013)

Clear, concise text covers aerodynamic phenomena of the rotor and offers guidelines for helicopter performance evaluation. Originally prepared for NASA. Prefaces. New Indexes. 10 black-and-white photos. 537...


Basic Machines and How They Work

by Naval Education Dover Publications (August 22, 2012)

Only elementary math skills are needed to follow this manual, which covers many machines and their components, including hydrostatics and hydraulics, internal combustion engines, trains, and more. 204 black-and-white...


Mechanical Appliances, Mechanical Movements and Novelties of Construction

by Gardner D. Hiscox Dover Publications (December 12, 2012)

This engrossing visual narrative profiles hundreds of mechanical devices. Nearly 1,000 detailed illustrations — including steam-powered appliances, spring-powered devices, and other machinery — are accompanied...


507 Mechanical Movements: Mechanisms and Devices

by Henry T. Brown Dover Publications (July 05, 2012)

This 1868 collection features simplified illustrations of the mechanisms used in hydraulics, steam engines, pneumatics, presses, horologes, and other machines. Captioned drawings depict the movements of each...


Introduction to Space Dynamics

by William Tyrrell Thomson Dover Publications (August 14, 2012)

Comprehensive, classic introduction to space-flight engineering for advanced undergraduate and graduate students provides basic tools for quantitative analysis of the motions of satellites and other vehicles...


Theory of Wing Sections: Including a Summary of Airfoil Data

by Ira H. Abbott & A. E. von Doenhoff Dover Publications (March 29, 2012)

Concise compilation of subsonic aerodynamic characteristics of NACA wing sections, plus description of theory. 350 pages of tables.


Theory of Flight

by Richard von Mises Dover Publications (March 30, 2012)

Mises' classic avoids the formidable mathematical structure of fluid dynamics, while conveying — by often unorthodox methods — a full understanding of the physical phenomena and mathematical concepts of...


Helicopter Theory

by Wayne Johnson Dover Publications (February 08, 2012)

Monumental engineering text covers vertical flight, forward flight, performance, mathematics of rotating systems, rotary wing dynamics and aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, stability and control, stall, noise, and...


Machinery's Handbook Made Easy

by Edward Janecek Industrial Press, Inc. (February 01, 2012)

 Improve Your Manufacturing SkillsMachinery's Handbook Made Easy

This is a time-saving navigational tool for Machinery’s Handbook for experienced professionals and beginners alike.  You will learn how to quickly find...


Auto Biography

by Earl Swift It Books (May 06, 2014)

A brilliant blend of Shop Class as Soulcraft and The Orchid Thief, Earl Swift's wise, funny, and captivating Auto Biography follows an outlaw auto dealer as he struggles to save a rusted '57 Chevy—a car that...


Traditional Toolmaking

by Franklin D. Jones Skyhorse (February 06, 2012)

Bringing together the collective wisdom of a past generation of craftsmen, Traditional Toolmaking provides an in-depth record of the skills and techniques that made the mass production revolution of the twentieth...


Microsoft® Flight Simulator as a Training Aid: A Guide for Pilots, Instructors, and Virtual Aviators

by Bruce Williams Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. (June 20, 2013)

PC-based simulations, though touted by many in the aviation community as excellent flight training aids, are not being used to their full potential. This guide and the accompanying CD illustrate how to get the...


How to Land a Top-Paying Aeronautical engineers Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Resumes and Cover Letters, Interviews, Salaries, Promotions

by Reese Tammy Emereo Publishing (October 24, 2012)

How to Land a Top-Paying Aeronautical engineers Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Resumes and Cover Letters, Interviews, Salaries, Promotions, What to Expect From Recruiters and More


How to Land a Top-Paying Aerospace engineering and operations technicians Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Resumes and Cover Letters, Interv

by Gay Albert Emereo Publishing (October 24, 2012)

How to Land a Top-Paying Aerospace engineering and operations technicians Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Resumes and Cover Letters, Interviews, Salaries, Promotions, What to Expect From Recruiters...


The Proficient Pilot, Volume 3: Flying Wisdom

by Barry Schiff Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. (February 13, 1997)

A compilation of Barry Schiff’s monthly column in AOPA Pilot, the popular aviation periodical, these books contain favorite articles from over the years in three volumes that are arranged by subject. These...


Genesis: The Story of Apollo 8: The First Manned Mission to Another World

by Robert Zimmerman D Street Books, a division of Mountain Lake Press (September 24, 2012)

It was Christmas Eve 1968. And the astronauts of Apollo 8 - Commander Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders - were participants in a mission that took them faster (24,000 mph) and farther from the earth...


The Proficient Pilot, Volume 1

by Barry Schiff Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. (February 13, 1997)

A compilation of Barry Schiff’s monthly column in AOPA Pilot, the popular aviation periodical, these books contain favorite articles from over the years in three volumes that are arranged by subject. These...


Spatial Optimization in Ecological Applications

by John Hof & Michael Bevers Columbia University Press (May 23, 2002)

Whether discussing habitat placement for the northern spotted owl or black-tailed prairie dog or strategies for controlling exotic pests, this book explains how capturing ecological relationships across a landscape...


The Proficient Pilot, Volume 2

by Barry Schiff & Jay Apt Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. (June 01, 2001)

A compilation of Barry Schiff’s monthly column in AOPA Pilot, the popular aviation periodical, these books contain favorite articles from over the years in three volumes that are arranged by subject. These...


Space Flight: History, Technology, and Operations

by Lance K. Erickson Government Institutes (March 15, 2010)

This book offers a comprehensive look at the history of space exploration, the technology that makes it possible, and the continued efforts that promise to carry us into the future. It goes through the history...


Tales from the Indianapolis 500

by Jenna Fryer, Jack Arute & A. J. Foyt Sports Publishing (January 05, 2012)

What’s it like to race across the blacktop of the nation’s most famous track? How does it feel to smash into a concrete wall while going over 200 miles per hour? This exciting, humorous, and poignant collection...


FAR/AIM 2017

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (August 09, 2016)

  • Learn to fly a plane according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations
  • The most complete guide to the rules of aviation accessible anywhere 
  • Contains all of the information needed to operate safely...


Rotorcraft Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 11, 2011)

The Rotorcraft Flying Handbook is designed as a technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter or gyroplane class rating....


Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 03, 2009)

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, is the official reference manual for pilots at all levels. An indispensable and invaluable encyclopedia, it deals with...


Glider Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 11, 2011)

This book—prepared by the Federal Aviation Administration—is a resource without equal for glider pilots. Covering components and systems, flight instruments, performance limitations, preflight and ground operations,...


Aviation Instructor's Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (September 01, 2009)

The Aviation Instructor’s Handbook is a world-class educational reference tool developed and designed for ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors. This information-packed...


Dale Earnhardt Jr.

by Mike Hembree Sports Publishing (June 01, 2013)

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s name virtually assured that his life would not be ordinary. Over the past decade, he has fulfilled that destiny. His father, one of the most successful drivers in the history of international...


Plane Sense

by Nightingale Bamford School Skyhorse (January 26, 2011)

Plane Sense is an indispensable, must-have guide for aircraft owners, operators, and all aviation enthusiasts. It highlights the requirements involved in acquiring, owning, operating, and maintaining private...


Powered Parachute Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-29)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 28, 2011)

As far back as the twelfth century, people have loved to parachute. From China’s umbrella and Leonardo da Vinci’s pyramid-shaped flying device to the first air-plane jump in 1912, the urge to leap and soar...


Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual 2014

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 26, 2013)

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system....


Model Engine-Making

by J. Pocock Skyhorse (June 14, 2016)

First published in 1888 for beginners, Model Engine-Making is a fascinating and comprehensive guide to building your first steam engine. While steam is no longer “the most important power of the day,” this...


Seaplane, Skiplane, and Float/Ski Equipped Helicopter Operations Handbook (FAA-H-8083-23-1)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 08, 2011)

From the Federal Aviation Administration, Seaplane, Skiplane, and Float/Ski Equipped Helicopter Operations Handbook provides the most up-to-date, definitive information on piloting water-related aircraft. Along...


Driving the Future

by Margo T. Oge & Fred Krupp Arcade (September 20, 2016)

Now in paperback, with a new foreword by Fred Krupp, an expert's illuminating preview of the cleaner, lighter, smarter cars of the future.

In Driving the Future, Margo T. Oge portrays a future where clean, intelligent...


Bringing Columbia Home

by Jonathan H. Ward, Michael D. Leinbach, Robert Crippen & Eileen Collins Arcade (January 23, 2018)

Voted the Best Space Book of 2018 by the Space Hipsters

The dramatic inside story of the epic search and recovery operation after the Columbia space shuttle disaster.

On February 1, 2003, Columbia disintegrated...


Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (February 14, 2011)

The Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook is the official U.S. government guidebook for pilots, flight crews, and airplane mechanics. Beginning with the basic principles of aircraft weight and balance control,...


One Giant Leap

by Charles Fishman Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2019)

The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon.

President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced...


Machine Design Elements and Assemblies

by Michael Spektor Industrial Press, Inc. (September 24, 2018)

The academic course of Machine Design Elements and Assemblies (a.k.a. “Machine Design,” “Mechanical Engineering Design,” etc.) is based on the fundamentals of several different core disciplines, and...


Maintaining Small-Farm Equipment

by Steve Hansen & Ann Larkin Hansen Storey Publishing, LLC (September 08, 2015)

This Storey BASICS® title offers exactly what you need to know to keep your small farm’s equipment in good working order. Long-time farmers Steve and Ann Larkin Hansen cover everything from tractors and mowers...


Fundamentals of Technical Graphics, Volume I

by Edward E. Osakue Momentum Press (July 09, 2018)

Fundamentals of Technical Graphics concentrates on the main concepts and principles of technical graphics. The book is divided into two volumes: volume one contains chapters one to five, whereas volume two comprises...


AutoCAD Pocket Reference

by Cheryl R. Shrock & Steve Heather Industrial Press, Inc. (June 19, 2018)

Everyone needs a refresher sometimes. The 8th edition of the AutoCAD® Pocket Reference provides easy access to everyday information needed by AutoCAD users, including concepts, how-to, and fundamental commands. ...


Cops and Robbers: The Story of the British Police Car

by Ant Anstead William Collins (May 17, 2018)

TV presenter and all-round car nut Ant Anstead takes the reader on a journey that mirrors the development of the motor car itself from a stuttering 20mph annoyance that scared everyone’s horses to 150mph...


Self-compacting Concrete

by Gert De Schutter, P. J. M. Bartos & Peter Domone Whittles Publishing (April 28, 2017)

During the last decade, concrete technology has made an enormous advance through the introduction of self-compacting concrete. This application of nanotechnology in construction provides benefits from the perspective...


Splashdown

by Don Blair Trade Paper Press (July 28, 2010)

This is the first-ever publication detailing the Navy’s role in manned spacecraft recovery from 1961 to 1975, from Alan Shepherd’s initial suborbital mission to the Apollo-Soyuz flight, which inaugurated...


The Art of Travel

by Todd Curtis & Aram Gesar Pyramid Media Group Inc (October 01, 2012)

The first title in the "The Art of Travel" series is "Baggage and Carry-on Advice" based on a collection of articles by international travel safety and security expert Dr. Todd Curtis of AirSafe.com.


The Fall of UBS

by Dirk Schutz Pyramid Media Group Inc (January 01, 2006)

Essential reading for business and finance professionals: a complicated story of power, ambition, vanity and a lack of risk management controls at one of Europe's largest banks.


Driverless Cars: On a Road to Nowhere

by Christian Wolmar London Publishing Partnership (January 18, 2018)

Driverless cars are the future. That is what the tech giants, the auto industry and even the government want us to think. Almost daily there are media stories about how we will soon all be able to rip up our...