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My Joyous Life as a Hardhat By Dennis Hilgenfeld
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Dennis Hilgenfeld documents his personal and professional life in the construction industry in a remarkably frank and candid manner. His soft-spoken, friendly disposition broke the traditional image... More > of a hardhat and helped create functional teams with high levels of performance and professionalism. Additionally, his story is full of many important life-lessons that will help others of all ages achieve true success and happiness in their lives. Insightful and educational. A good read.< Less
Noble In Iraq By David Noble
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Join David Noble as he sets off on a once in a lifetime adventure half way around the world in the middle east. Working for the United States Army Corps of Engineers, David performs oversight on... More > some of the most important missions in the war effort: reconstruction for the fallen nation of Iraq. Between working on infrastructure, schools, hospitals, roads, security, and other high visibility projects ensue, read along as David also lives day to day in sweltering heat, foreign cultures, and constant dust storms. This tale, captured through a series of Email letters sent back forth from June 2007 to June 2008, includes dozens of pictures depicting many aspects of life in Baghdad.< Less
Our Forever Home By Genie Nowicki, Iris Harrell
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Our Forever Home tells the story of one couple’s quest to design and build their accessible and sustainable dream home in Portola Valley, California. Iris Harrell and Ann Benson who founded... More > Harrell Remodeling, have remodeled hundreds of kitchens, bathrooms, and entire homes for other people over their 25 years in business. This time the remodel is for their own home. Their home is not only beautiful, it operates as a high-performance system incorporating solar panels, foam insulation, recycled fixtures and doors, low toxicity finishes, carefully regulated use of water, and the integration of universal design into every space. Their forever dream home is a model of timeless design and green efficiency.< Less
Our Forever Home By Iris Harrell, Genie Nowicki
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Our Forever Home tells the story of one couple’s quest to design and build their accessible and sustainable dream home in Portola Valley, California. Iris Harrell and Ann Benson who founded... More > Harrell Remodeling, have remodeled hundreds of kitchens, bathrooms, and entire homes for other people over their 25 years in business. This time the remodel is for their own home. Their home is not only beautiful, it operates as a high-performance system incorporating solar panels, foam insulation, recycled fixtures and doors, low toxicity finishes, carefully regulated use of water, and the integration of universal design into every space. Their forever dream home is a model of timeless design and green efficiency.< Less
Noble In Iraq By David Noble
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Join David Noble as he sets off on a once in a lifetime adventure half way around the world in the middle east. Working for the United States Army Corps of Engineers, David performs oversight on... More > some of the most important missions in the war effort: reconstruction for the fallen nation of Iraq. Between working on infrastructure, schools, hospitals, roads, security, and other high visibility projects ensue, read along as David also lives day to day in sweltering heat, foreign cultures, and constant dust storms. This tale, captured through a series of Email letters sent back forth from June 2007 to June 2008, includes dozens of pictures depicting many aspects of life in Baghdad.< Less
Scientific Software Development in Fortran By Drew McCormack
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Fortran is the oldest high-level programming language still in use today. It is widely used in scientific and technical fields, and has evolved over the years into a powerful numerical programming... More > language, with excellent support for high-performance computing and data processing. This text provides an introduction to the most commonly-used modern variant of the language, Fortran 90/95. Unlike most texts on Fortran, there is a strong emphasis on design and software engineering. The reader is not only introduced to the language syntax, but also to how language constructs are best combined to build robust software.< Less
Scientific Software Development in Fortran By Drew McCormack
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Fortran is the oldest high-level programming language still in use today. It is widely used in scientific and technical fields, and has evolved over the years into a powerful numerical programming... More > language, with excellent support for high-performance computing and data processing. This text provides an introduction to the most commonly-used modern variant of the language, Fortran 90/95. Unlike most texts on Fortran, there is a strong emphasis on design and software engineering. The reader is not only introduced to the language syntax, but also to how language constructs are best combined to build robust software.< Less
How Safe Are We? - Flood Management in the Miami Valley By Gayle Price
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The Miami Conservancy District was created after the 1913 Flood devastated much of the Miami River Basin in Southwestern Ohio. As a result, an extensive flood management system including five dams... More > was constructed to manage the valley's rivers and streams in the event of very high water.The flooding of New Orleans in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina and the breach of its levees has prompted communities around the country to consider if the flood control measures they have in place are sufficient.In this book, author Gayle Price, Jr. reviews and discusses the original design, the implementation of improved technology over the past 85 years, and the ongoing performance of the Miami Conservancy District's system.< Less
Innovation Hardwired By Alexis Goncalves
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Innovation is the fundamental source of value creation in companies and an important enabler of competitive advantage. Innovation is inherently a highly cross-functional activity that, when it works... More > well, creates a constructive tension between competing objectives of development cost, product value, performance, quality, and time to market. I have entitled this book Innovation Hardwired because the ability to consistently and continually bring an innovation to market involves: (a) hardwiring all the cross-functional activities in an effective way and (b) hardwiring several organizational factors – factors that, to use a biological metaphor, are embedded in a company’s organizational DNA. Just as nature’s DNA spells out the exact instructions required to create a unique organism, organizational DNA determines how effectively an organization will consistently and constantly innovate and create new value for all stakeholders.< Less
The Stage Guide to Working Backstage – Introduction By Susan Elkin
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Good at working with your hands, leaving school soon and like the idea of an exciting job where your skills are in demand? From the Olympics ceremony to Glastonbury, Hollywood to the West End,... More > there's no event that doesn't rely on an army of highly skilled backstage people. Britain's reputation in this field is second to none. With opportunities increasing around the world, the UK needs to train thousands more. If you have a knack for building things, design, electrics, computers, or a flair for costume, hair and make-up, then you’re the sort of person the industry wants. Produced by experts writing for the world-renowned publication for the performing arts and entertainment, The Stage Guide to Working Backstage series consists of five essential books. Our introduction provides you with an overview of what's on offer, how to find funding and what area of work suits you best. The other four volumes focus on key areas - stage management, craft and construction, lighting and sound, plus costume and make-up.< Less

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