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Brooklyn Historic Railway Association (BHRA) & The Discovery of the Atlantic Avenue Tunnel [A History of the Early to Mid 19th Century Urban Rail Roads] By Greg Castle, Robert Diamond
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The Atlantic Avenue Tunnel, “The Oldest Subway Tunnel in the World”, (Guinness Book of World Records) built in 1844, by Cornelius Vanderbilt and subsequently closed, by Electus... More > Litcthfield, in 1861, (A Study in Public Corruption). Rediscovered in 1980, by Robert Diamond, Founder and Chairman, of Brooklyn Historic Railway Association (BHRA) An Amateur Urban Archeologist, when he was a twenty year old, Engineering Student - Diamond later teamed up, with Greg “Castle” Castillo, President, CEO, BHRA, Chief of Design and Construction, to build “The Redhook Streetcar Line” - Both men, pioneering new engineering methodologies and design paradigms, for this unique, historical, USDOT, Federal Transportation Project - Additionally Diamond, has included in this volume, Survey Analysis Comparisons, to Light Rail Systems, Nation Wide< Less
Modern Railway Track By Coenraad Esveld
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Handbook for track and railway engineering, dealing with conventional track, high-speed track and also metro and tramway track. This book was first published in 2001 as a hard cover, of which 4,000... More > copies were sold. This digital release is meant for use on a tablet and is optimized for iPad and similar tablet screens in portrait mode. To be used by railway engineers, railway administrations, engineering companies, consultants, technical universities and their students, welding experts.< Less
Membrane Structures By Romualdo Rivera
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In this book, readers will be introduced to the fascinating world of Membrane Structures. The readers will find this book to be a practical guide and reference providing them a clear view and... More > understanding of the Membrane Structures. The book explores the principles, basic shapes, form finding, surface materials, support structures, drawing details and installation of the tensile structures. This book should be used as an introduction and reference on how to Design Tensile Structures using the method of Form Finding. This book was written in collaboration with Raham Zarfam – PhD in Structural Engineering, Carlos Talavera – Architect, Thomas Van Dessel – M. Eng. and Caglar Ozturk – Architect.< Less
Efficiency in Tall Residential Buildings By Elizabeth Boone
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This publication has been prepared as a part of the Fall 2014 Studio at Pratt Institute. All research and content in this publication has been produced by the "Efficiency: An Analytical Approach... More > to Tall Buildings" studio team in collaboration with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP.< Less
Rethinking Streets: An Evidence-Based Guide to 25 Complete Street Transformations By Marc Schlossberg et al.
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It’s time to rethink the street. For too long we’ve been building streets as though they have one function–to move cars quickly. The reality is that streets can to do more than... More > just move cars. They can move people on foot, on bikes, on transit, without hurting vehicular throughput and safety. They can be more than a way to get somewhere else. Good streets are good places, too – public places where people meet, sit and socialize, conduct business, wander about, play, and more. This new book uses evidence from completed street projects from around the United States in order to help communities imagine alternative futures for their streets. The book does not show hypothetical street re-designs, but actual examples from typical communities to show how they did what they did and see what resulted from the change.< Less
The Relay Testing Handbook: Principles and Practice By Chris Werstiuk
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This hardback book includes most of the volumes in the The Relay Testing Handbook series and includes: Electrical fundamentals; Relay testing fundamentals; How to translate digital logic used by... More > relay manufacturers into familiar concepts; and Best practices for creating and implementing test plans. Entire chapters are dedicated to the most commonly used protective elements including: Overvoltage, undervoltage, and frequency (59/27/81); Time, instantaneous, and directional overcurrent (51/50/67); Simple and transformer differential (87) testing with three or six current channels; and Line distance (21) testing using realistic test plans to minimize setting changes. Each protective element chapter includes: A description of operation written for a relay tester, not for a design engineer; Step-by-step test techniques that maximize your effectiveness and efficiency; Realistic examples from various relay manufacturers and models. Go to http://relaytraining.com/ for more information.< Less
Hollow-State Design 2nd Edition By Grayson Evans
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Discover (or rediscover) the fun and magic of building electronic circuits with thermatrons (vacuum tubes). This book has everything you need to know about the art and science of thermatron design... More > and construction. It pulls together, in one easy to read book, thermatron types and characteristics, thermatron homebrew techniques, and how to design audio and RF triode and pentode circuits. The book is written primarily for radio amateurs (or audio equipment builders) that already understands basic electronics but have forgotten or never had the pleasure of working with hollow-state devices. The Second Edition includes over 50+ pages of new and revised material including a new chapter on thermatron oscillator design.< Less
DSP - An Interactive Approach Second Edition By Andreas Spanias
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This book provides a description of digital signal processing (DSP) algorithms along with a coverage of compelling modern applications including cellular telephones and MP3 players. Topics covered... More > include filter design, FFT, random signals, adaptive filters, and speech/audio processing. The mathematical underpinnings of DSP are accompanied by qualitative descriptions, solved problems, interactive computer simulations, and Java graphics. The presentation of signal processing concepts is enhanced with object-oriented programming examples supported by the universally accessible Java-DSP (J-DSP) and its mobile versions. The second edition has several new topics including 2-d image filtering, recent speech and audio processing algorithms, and new applications. This new edition has a support web site with code and video clips for J-DSP, iOS, Android and MATLAB. More than 100 new exercises added. The book can be used in an undergraduate or graduate DSP course. ISBN 978-1-4675-9892-7< Less
Automating Manufacturing Systems with PLCs By Hugh Jack
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A textbook on programming Allen Bradley PLCs for EGR 450 Manufacturing Control Systems.
Classic Heathkit Electronic Test Equipment By Jeff Tranter
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Heathkit was world renowned as a manufacturer of electronics in kit form. This book covers Heathkit's test equipment, starting with a brief history of Heathkit, an overview of the test equipment... More > product lines and tips on buying and restoring vintage test equipment from sources like eBay. Separate chapters cover the major categories of component testers and substitution boxes, frequency counters, meters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, signal generators, tube testers and checkers and miscellaneous test equipment. Each chapter includes one or more "In-Depth" sections that look at a representative model from the author's Heathkit collection covering its features, operation, and notable quirks or trivia. The appendix provides a list of references and resources including books, web sites, and suppliers of parts, manuals and related products and services as well as a detailed product listing of every known model of test equipment produced by Heathkit.< Less
A Practical Guide to Adopting the Universal Verification Methodology (UVM) Second Edition By Sharon Rosenberg, Kathleen Meade
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With both cookbook-style examples and in-depth verification background, novice and expert verification engineers will find information to ease their adoption of this emerging Accellera standard.
Introductory Mechanical Design Tools By William Singhose, Jeff Donnell
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This book describes basic tools for performing mechanical design.
Long Term Evolution IN BULLETS By Chris Johnson
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This book provides a comprehensive description of the Long Term Evolution (LTE) radio access network, as specified by 3GPP. The content is aimed towards anyone wishing to learn the basics, or to... More > develop a more thorough understanding. The content is presented in the form of bullet points to keep it concise and to allow rapid access to the key information. Highlights include: - Complete text is presented as bullet points - Can be read with ease and in less time - Illustrations and tables support text - Content includes both introductory and advanced topics - Based upon the release 8, 9 and 10 versions of the 3GPP specifications - Detailed description of air-interface, bit rates and physical channels - Most important messages and signalling procedures explained - Idle mode and physical layer procedures presented - Practical radio network planning subjects addressed - Includes both FDD and TDD variants - LTE Advanced technologies presented - Voice over LTE solutions described< Less
Simply CNC By Mike Willard
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A good Computer Numerical control reference guide for a user of HAAS machining and turning center machines.
Quick Start CNC Operation (+) By Mike Willard
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"Quick Start CNC Operation (+)" is a beginners version of CNC operation and programming.
Basic Shop Math made easy using the TI-30XA By mike willard
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An easy way for the CNC learner to get re-aquainted with basic shop math with the help from a Texas Instrument TI-30XA calculator (not included).
Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging By Dwight Nishimura
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This book presents the basic principles of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), focusing on image formation, image content, and performance considerations. Emphasis is on the signal processing elements... More > of MRI, particularly the Fourier transform relationships. Although developed as a teaching text for an electrical engineering course at Stanford University, the material should be accessible to those from other technical fields. The primary chapters (Chapters 1-7) cover the foundational material while the latter chapters (Chapters 8-11) provide brief overviews of extensions and selected topics. Also available in hardcover.< Less
F-14 Tomcat Pilot's Flight Operating Manual Vol. 2 By U.S. Navy
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PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS VOLUME 2 OF 2. YOU MUST PURCHASE BOTH BOOKS TO HAVE A COMPLETE SET. Developed as both an air superiority fighter and a long-range naval interceptor, Grumman’s F-14 Tomcat... More > was the U.S. Navy’s primary fighter from 1974 until 2006. Over 700 were built. The F-14 flew its first combat missions shortly after its initial deployment in late 1974, flying in support of the American withdrawal from Saigon. In 1981 it drew first blood, as two F-14s from VF-41 downed two Libyan Su-22s. The plane compiled a notable combat record for the United States in both Gulf Wars and NATO actions in Bosnia. Planes sold to the Shah of Iran prior to his ouster remain the last F-14s in active service, as the U.S. Navy retired it in October 2006. This F-14 pilot’s flight operating handbook was originally produced by the U.S. Navy. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced here in its entirety. It provides a fascinating view inside the cockpit of one of history’s great planes.< Less
F-14 Tomcat Pilot's Flight Operating Manual Vol. 1 By United States Navy
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PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS VOLUME 1 OF 2. YOU MUST PURCHASE BOTH BOOKS TO HAVE A COMPLETE SET. Developed as both an air superiority fighter and a long-range naval interceptor, Grumman’s F-14 Tomcat... More > was the U.S. Navy’s primary fighter from 1974 until 2006. Over 700 were built. The F-14 flew its first combat missions shortly after its initial deployment in late 1974, flying in support of the American withdrawal from Saigon. In 1981 it drew first blood, as two F-14s from VF-41 downed two Libyan Su-22s. The plane compiled a notable combat record for the United States in both Gulf Wars and NATO actions in Bosnia. Planes sold to the Shah of Iran prior to his ouster remain the last F-14s in active service, as the U.S. Navy retired it in October 2006. This F-14 pilot’s flight operating handbook was originally produced by the U.S. Navy. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced here in its entirety. It provides a fascinating view inside the cockpit of one of history’s great planes.< Less
Cyclic and Collective By Shawn Coyle
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Possibly the most complete book written to date on helicopters and helicopter flying. Covers subjects not covered by other manuals such as turbine engines, performance, flight manuals, automatic... More > flight controls, legal aspects, introductory stability and control and multi-engine helicopters.< Less
B-52 Stratofortress Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By Periscope Film LLC
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THIS IS VOLUME 1 OF A 2 VOLUME SET. YOU MUST PURCHASE BOTH TO HAVE A COMPLETE MANUAL. Since 1955, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress has been an integral part of the USAF’s arsenal. While it flew... More > as a deterrent for SAC, the B-52 gained fame as a conventional bomber. During the Vietnam War, B-52s flew over 126,000 sorties. In the 90’s, B-52s flew in the Gulf War, and in the 2000’s they supported operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. The B-52’s career is scheduled to continue until 2040. Originally printed by the USAF, this manual taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was declassified. This facsimile has been reformatted and color images appear in black and white. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
A-10 Thunderbolt II Pilot's Flight Manual By United States Air Force
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The Fairchild-Republic A-10 may be designated as the Thunderbolt II, but it’s better known by its descriptive nickname: the Warthog. Armed with a fearsome Avenger gatling gun, the Hog can take... More > out tanks. Fitted with a titanium lined cockpit and a twin-engine configuration, the A-10 can take a severe hit and survive. Originally printed by Fairhcild and the Air Force in the early 90’s, this Flight Operating Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text. Due to restrictions, this manual is not available for export.< Less
F-4 Phantom Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By Periscope Film.com
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One of the great aircraft of the Cold War era, the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II was the most heavily produced supersonic, all-weather fighter bomber. Capable of a top speed of Mach 2.23, it set... More > sixteen world records including an absolute speed record of 1,606 mph and an altitude record of 98,557 feet. The F-4 flew Vietnam, in the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the Gulf War and amassed a record of 393 aerial victories. F-4s also flew as part of the USAF Thunderbirds and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration teams. Originally printed by McDonnell and the U.S. Navy in the 1960s, this flight operating handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified "restricted", the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
In Defense of Freedom; a History of RAF Greenham Common By J.J Sayers
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A history of Greenham Common base from 1941 to its final closure in 1992.
DRSSTC : Building the Modern Day Tesla Coil By Daniel McCauley
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DRSSTC : A Modern Day Tesla Coil (B&W VERSION) is the complete guide to designing and building one of the most exciting Tesla coil topologies to date, the Double Resonant Solid State Tesla Coil... More > or DRSSTC. This text provides both the electrical and mechanical design of several DRSSTC systems capable of producing output arcs up to 7ft in length using only solid state components. Information is presented as electrical schematics, mechanical drawings, parts lists with complete vendor information, PSPICE simulations, experimental test data, test and operational procedures, and over 200 photographs, drawings, and charts. Both First Generation and the more advanced Second Generation DRSSTC systems utilizing primary feedback are documented in complete detail. Finally, a section devoted entirely to the DRSSTC in action features 18 full-page photographs of the system producing huge high voltage arcs.< Less