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Kimini: How to design and build a mid-engine sports car - from scratch By Kurt Bilinski
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This book teaches you how to design and build your own sports car - from scratch! With this design guide, and your choice of FWD drivetrains, you will learn how to create your own dream car. This... More > guide describes the entire process of designing a sports car: setting goals, research, design, and construction, of a tube-frame, carbon fiber body, mid-engine powered car of your own design. (This is a design guide for creating your own unique mid-engine sports car; it does not contain plans.)< Less
Kimini: How to design and build a mid-engine sports car - from scratch By Kurt W. Bilinski
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This book teaches you how to design and build your own sports car - from scratch! With this design guide, and your choice of FWD drivetrains, you will learn how to create your own dream car. This... More > guide describes the entire process of designing a sports car: setting goals, research, design, and construction, of a tube-frame, carbon fiber body, mid-engine powered car of your own design. (This is a design guide for creating your own unique mid-engine sports car; it does not contain plans.) This is the all-color version with 292 pictures.< Less
The Accidental Engineer: A Life Story By Richard Pospistle
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This book is my personal account of an American success story, about fulfilling the dreams of immigrant parents. This memoir describes growing up in a small northern town and touches on family... More > experiences with World War II. Interspersed are anecdotes associated with reaching puberty, awkwardness of being a shy teenager, and dating tribulations. I wanted to be a research chemist and receive a degree from the Carnegie Institute of Technology. A life changing event occurred when by accident I became a summer engineering intern. The involvement opened a door to my becoming an engineer with a large electric utility. I describe my unique military experience as a medical research chemist. During my engineering career, I became exposed to a process computer in the sixties. Computer knowledge was instrumental to a series of career advancements. I describe progressing to a mid-level manager and eventually to an executive. I touch on my retirement activities. Finally a brief family history is included.< Less
The Accidental Engineer: My Story By Richard Pospistle
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This book is my personal account of an American success story, about fulfilling the dreams of immigrant parents. This memoir describes growing up in a small northern town and touches on family... More > experiences with World War II. Interspersed are anecdotes associated with reaching puberty, awkwardness of being a shy teenager, and dating tribulations. I wanted to be a research chemist and receive a degree from the Carnegie Institute of Technology. A life changing event occurred when by accident I became a summer engineering intern. The involvement opened a door to my becoming an engineer with a large electric utility. I describe my unique military experience as a medical research chemist. During my engineering career, I became exposed to a process computer in the sixties. Computer knowledge was instrumental to a series of career advancements. I describe progressing to a mid-level manager and eventually to an executive. I touch on my retirement activities. Finally a brief family history is included.< Less
The Accidental Engineer: My Story By Richard Pospistle
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This book is my personal account of an American success story, about fulfilling the dreams of immigrant parents. This memoir describes growing up in a small northern town and touches on family... More > experiences with World War II. Interspersed are anecdotes associated with reaching puberty, awkwardness of being a shy teenager, and dating tribulations. I wanted to be a research chemist and receive a degree from the Carnegie Institute of Technology. A life changing event occurred when by accident I became a summer engineering intern. The involvement opened a door to my becoming an engineer with a large electric utility. I describe my unique military experience as a medical research chemist. During my engineering career, I became exposed to a process computer in the sixties. Computer knowledge was instrumental to a series of career advancements. I describe progressing to a mid-level manager and eventually to an executive. I touch on my retirement activities. Finally a brief family history is included.< Less
The Accidental Engineer: My Story By Richard Pospistle
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This book is my personal account of an American success story, about fulfilling the dreams of immigrant parents. This memoir describes growing up in a small northern town and touches on family... More > experiences with World War II. Interspersed are anecdotes associated with reaching puberty, awkwardness of being a shy teenager, and dating tribulations. I wanted to be a research chemist and receive a degree from the Carnegie Institute of Technology. A life changing event occurred when by accident I became a summer engineering intern. The involvement opened a door to my becoming an engineer with a large electric utility. I describe my unique military experience as a medical research chemist. During my engineering career, I became exposed to a process computer in the sixties. Computer knowledge was instrumental to a series of career advancements. I describe progressing to a mid-level manager and eventually to an executive. I touch on my retirement activities. Finally a brief family history is included.< Less
Engineering Your Academic Career By John L. Junkins
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John L. Junkins, PhD, Distinguished Professor and Member of the NAE, has written this "professional advice" book for young and mid-career engineering professors. This book provides... More > no-nonsense mentoring that will help professors achieve success and happiness while performing well the expected volume of teaching, research, scholarship, and winning grants. Dr. Junkins has performed these functions well for four decades, directed the research of over 50 PhD students, published 7 books, several patents and ~400 other publications; he has served as Principal Investigator for ~$40M of research. Over 20 of his offspring are successful professors. Known as an excellent mentor, his advice is derived from first-hand experience and surveys of colleagues. He conveys many practical insights that will help you achieve a productive professional career and a happy personal life. Statistical data provided on successful associate and full professor promotions will help set goals and calibrate your performance.< Less
Midlana - Second Edition By Kurt Bilinski
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Midlana takes the logical next step in the evolution of the traditional "Locost" replica by incorporating a front-wheel drive (FWD) drivetrain and mounting it mid-engine, while retaining... More > the original's retro styling. A mid-engine configuration provides better acceleration, better braking, and better cornering than its front-engine equivalent. FWD drivetrains are now extremely common, with more choices, wide availability, and a larger aftermarket than front-mounted rear-drive drivetrains. Because many builders are already familiar with FWD drivetrains; Midlana opens the door to using drivetrains that builders already understand. Midlana, the book, contains full plans including: wheel and tire choices, drivetrain selection, options, seats, shocks and springs, construction techniques, chassis and suspension fabrication, cowl and dash layout, electrical, fuel, and coolant system construction, shifter fabrication, windscreen mounting, parts and sources, final assembly, and registration.< Less
Okteenerfest 2014: A Celebration of the 914 By Steven Schleif
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Okteenerfest is an event devoted to Porsche 914s and their owners. Taking place annually in the Smoky Mountain region of the southeast United States, teeners from near and far gather for great... More > mountain road drives, good eating, and socializing. Join us in 2014 as we celebrate 40 years of the Can Am cars - the 1974 Limited Edition "Creamsicle" and "Bumble Bee".< Less
Five Lives By Jim Picken
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This book details a life starting with a boyhood in Mid Wales and proceeding via Cambridge University to a career in Aircraft Engineering and Engineering Education. The author was responsible for a... More > number of inventions including several in alternative technology, in particular the design, development and implementation of a medical waste incinerator which has been widely adopted throughout the developing world.< Less