This handbook is designed to provide organizational, procedure, and department standards guidance for the establishment or reorganization of a modern manufacturing engineering department. This... More > handbook has been prepared, based on years of experience, to fill that need. It can be edited, changed, and expanded to meet individual organizational needs. It can be a blueprint for an engineering department’s success. But, it remains only a tool, its implementation, and how it is utilized are the major factors which will determine its success. Areas covered in detail include: The Engineering Manager Position; Project Manager; Cost Estimating; Technical Writing; Project Assignment and Management; Part Number Structure and Assignment; Engineering Change Requests and Orders; and the Critical Path Method of Project Management; and much more.< Less
Kirksville is a small University town. On its outskirts lies Thousand Hills State Park. Periodic unexplained power outages are blamed on the occasional visit over the lake by large, Unidentified... More > Flying Objects. These craft have been seen by too many of the local inhabitants for the reports to be taken lightly.
Luke Collins visits his sister and her family, thinking perhaps to enroll in the University. During the visit, Luke learns of the UFO sightings, which the locals joke about with an uneasy humor. Curious about the stories, he meets an old man whose cabin borders the park. The old man is a retired FBI agent who has picked that locale because of its UFO history. He tells Luke where and when to be, if he wants to learn the truth for himself. Feeling foolish, yet curious, Luke follows the old man's instructions.< Less
The remarkable story of Captain Eleanor T. Bauman, A.N.C., an Army nurse who served in the New Guinea and Papuan Campaigns of World War II. It is the story of the nurses who suffered the bombing... More > raids, the sniper fire, the Malaria and Dengue Fever, to provide medical care for the sick and wounded.< Less
In 1971 a pilot is shot down over Laos, reported Missing In Action and presumed dead. More than twenty years later, among a group of skeletal remains returned to the U.S., a skull is positively... More > identified as being that of the same pilot. But, forensics also prove that death occurred within the last year. His brother is determined to find out where he has been and what happened to him. His search takes him halfway around the world, the target of a government determined to keep forgotten secrets buried. He ends up seeking the help of an expatriate American living in Thailand. What they discover could bring down the government, and perhaps should.< Less