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From Baylor to Baylor By William B. Poucher, Miguel A. Revilla
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From Baylor to Baylor preserves the legacy of the ACM-ICPC World Finals. The book contains all the problems used during the 1991 to 2006 competitions, carefully typesetted and formatted to the... More > highest standard. Also, almost 100 figures have been completely redrawn to improve their printed quality. Prefaced by William B. Poucher from Baylor University (Texas) and coordinated by Miguel A. Revilla from Universidad de Valladolid (Spain), this work is the definitive guide to 16 years of history of the International Collegiate Programming Contest, published thanks to the collaboration of the Competitive Learning Institute and the Competitive Infrastructure Initiative. This book is tribute to all the staff, contestants, judges and volunteers that made it possible.< Less
DRSSTC : Building the Modern Day Tesla Coil By Daniel McCauley
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DRSSTC : A Modern Day Tesla Coil (FULL COLOR 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... More > Coil 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 full-color 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 color photographs of the system producing huge high voltage arcs.< Less
McDonnell F-101 Voodoo Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Air Force
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Capable of speeds in excess of 1200 miles per hour, the F-101 Voodoo was originally designed as a long-range bomber escort. Shortly after the plane’s debut in 1957, however, Strategic Air... More > Command determined that jet escorts for the B-52 were unnecessary. The F-101 was then reconfigured as an air-defense interceptor, fighter-bomber, and reconnaissance platform. Known by its pilots as the “one oh one wonder” for its performance capabilities, the Voodoo flew with distinction in Vietnam, and performed recon missions over Cuba. Over 880 F-101s were built, flying for the USAF and RCAF as late as 1984. Originally printed by McDonnell and the USAF, this F-101 Voodoo Flight Operating Manual was classified “Restricted”. It is now declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable 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
757/767 The Mysteries Revealed By Tom Gooch
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Finally, It's Here !!! The Book that explains What and Why about both, the Boeing 757 and 767. Simple explanations and easy-to-understand graphics show you; A) what you need to know to understand... More > these airplanes and, B) some of the stuff you've always wondered about. Whether you're getting ready for a Transition Oral, your 4th PC, or are just curious about "glass" airplanes, this study guide will provide an operational understanding of the logic of these airplanes. All totaled, the study guide is only 108 pages long (or more preferably, short) and includes a very complete chapter of Oral Questions and Answers. Tom Gooch www.MysteriesRevealed.com < Less
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions (in English) By Periscope Film LLC
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The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 is known in NATO circles as the “Fishbed”. Designed as a Mach 2.0 interceptor, the plane holds the distinction of being produced in greater numbers than any... More > other jet aircraft. The Fishbed flew in combat in Vietnam, where it held its own against the F-105 Thunderchief. During the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, 17 Israeli aircraft were shot down, for a loss of six Egyptian MiG-21s. The plane also flew in combat in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and in Yugoslavia. Today, over 28 of the world’s air forces continue to fly MiG-21s. Originally printed by NATO, this English-language handbook provides a glimpse inside the cockpit of this incredible plane. The manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text< Less
Douglas A-1H Skyraider Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Navy
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Designed to allow maximum loiter time in the battle zone, the A-1 Skyraider was one of the U.S. military’s most versatile Cold War-era aircraft. It was also one of the most enduring — the... More > “Spad” flew in the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and early 70’s, performing combat missions in Korea and Vietnam. Boasting heavy armor and seven hardpoints on each wing, it could pack a wallop. Yet the plane could also hold its own against fighters: in 1966 two Navy pilots scored victories against MiG-17s. Over 3,100 Skyraiders were built. They flew for the USAF until 1972. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy, this A-1H Flight Operating Manual 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 and color images appear in black and white. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< 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
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
Retaining Wall Design Guide By FHWA/ USACE
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A combination of two of the most comprehensive references on anchored retaining walls. Ground Anchors and Anchored Systems (Geotechnical Engineering Circular #4) discusses the design and... More > installation of ground anchors and anchored systems. State of the Practice in the Design of Tall, Stiff, and Flexible Tieback Retaining Walls (ERDC/ITL TR-01-1) is a state-of-the-practice document which describes and design tieback walls and evaluate wall performance. A unique combination from two seaprate agencies.< Less
Single Angle Design Manual By Whitney McNulty
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LRFD and ASD design of single angles for tension, compression shear and bending, including principal axis bending according to the 13th edition of the AISC manual. Covers both equal and unequal leg... More > angles. 139 pages.< Less
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 paperback.< Less
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
NI TestStand Advanced Architecture Series By Santiago Delgado
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With over a decade in the marketplace, NI TestStand, National Instruments' test management software, has created a strong community of developers and partner companies. The NI TestStand Advanced... More > Architecture Series covers development best practices targeted at advanced NI TestStand developers. The series' authors are NI TestStand architects and developers who provide insightful content that goes beyond basic documentation by offering best practices for large and complex projects.< Less
Design and Analysis of Floating Structures By John Halkyard
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A discussion of the design of floating structures with emphasis on oil & gas applications.
Sheet Pile Design by Pile Buck By Don C. Warrington and Harry A. Lindahl
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The successor to the classic Pile Buck Sheet Piling Design Manual, this Pile Buck exclusive is the definitive reference for the design of sheet pile walls. It covers every aspect of sheet pile design... More > including the soil mechanics and earth pressure theory involved in sheet pile design, structural considerations, design of both cantilever and anchored walls, earthquake design for sheet pile walls, seepage and hydrostatic loads, anchor systems and tiebacks, cofferdams, corrosion and more. Text includes numerous worked examples and step-by-step solutions featuring various methods of design. Examples include use of Pile Buck's software program SPW911, along with "hand" solutions.< Less
Practical Design of Optical Thin Films, Fourth Edition By Ronald R. Willey
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This book deals with the basic fundamentals, understanding, and design of optical thin films, or interference coatings for practical production. It focuses on one of the main subjects that is... More > critical to meeting the practical challenges of producing optical coatings. This is the design of coatings, an understanding of which allows the practitioner to know the possibilities and limitations involved in reducing, enhancing, or otherwise controlling the reflection, transmission, and absorption of light (visible or otherwise). This Fourth Edition now includes measurement of index, thickness, and color; the determination of tooling factors; and the programming of Macros, Workbooks, and FilmStar Basic.< Less
Essential Differential Equations By Joseph Previte
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This book is designed to be an affordable, yet complete differential equations textbook. The topics include analytic and numerical solutions of first order ODE with applications. Second Order Linear... More > ODE with an emphasis on the spring/mass system, LRC circuits and resonance. Additional topics include higher order ODE, series solutions, and the Laplace transform and applications. Fourier series and partial differential equations.< Less
Aircraft Wiring Guide By Marc Ausman
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The practical guide to planning, wiring, and enjoying the electrical system in your experimental aircraft.
Practical Production of Optical Thin Films, Third Edition By Rononal R. Willey
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This book deals with the typical equipment, materials, processes, monitoring, and control used in the practical fabrication/production of optical thin films. It focuses on the practical elements... More > needed to actually produce optical coatings.< Less
STEM Navigators: Pathways to Achievement in Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics By Anderson D. Prewitt et al.
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So many people discuss the importance of educating our nation and our students getting degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM), but it is often difficult to successfully... More > guide students through the educational landscape. This results in low retention rates, poor academic outcomes, and an increase in the difficulty of recruiting students into technology related careers. What's needed are real world examples of trailblazers who carved out their own path to success in STEM and are willing to guide others in successfully reaching their educational destinations. What's needed are STEM Navigators. STEM Navigators is a compilation of real life STEM success stories from people who have not only been wildly successful in pursuing and obtaining their own Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics degrees, but they have all worked to teach, mentor, and research ways to guide others effectively through obtaining a STEM education.< Less
This is (not) Rocket Science By Lucio Di Jasio
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How a new generation of microcontrollers featuring core independent peripherals redefined embedded control.
Power IC Design - From the Ground up By Gabriel Alfonso Rincón-Mora
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This slide book introduces the demands of emerging high-performance power-management ICs and discusses up-to-date circuit-design techniques aimed at addressing them, especially within the context of... More > portable microelectronics. The material starts with a top-down design perspective, much like in an industry setting, and discusses the system "from the ground up" (from basic analog IC concepts and voltage references to low-dropout regulators and switched-inductor supplies) with an educational mindset, rigorously surveying, analyzing, and evaluating basic concepts and the state of the art. The driving objective of the book is to enable the reader to model, analyze, and design power-conditioning ICs using bipolar and CMOS transistors. The material places emphasis on basic understanding and critical thinking, that is, on intuitive grasp of concepts, which is the foundation for innovative IC design.< Less
The Ignition Switch from Hell By Lawrence P. Sullivan
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In 2014, automakers in the United States more than doubled their previous all-time record for automotive safety recalls. The most prominent recall was for a defective ignition switch in General... More > Motors vehicles that caused cars to stall and airbags to fail in a crash, prompting a legal, financial and public relations nightmare for the company. "The Ignition Switch from Hell" examines the engineering, managerial and supplier relations problems that led to the defective part. The book provides suggestions on how GM management can improve vehicle quality assurance, including case studies of quality assurance systems from Japanese suppliers.< Less
Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management Vol.8, No.2 Special Issue (LISS2014) By OmniaScience
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Vol 8, No 2 (2015). Special Issue (Spring)- 4th International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Science (LISS2014) Berkeley, California (USA). Journal of Industrial Engineering and... More > Management is a semestral, open access scientific journal that publishes theoretical and empirical peer-reviewed articles, which contribute to advance the understanding of phenomena related with all aspects of industrial engineering and industrial management. JIEM includes contributions, but not limited to, in the following fields: (1) Production, Logistics, Quality, and Operational Research; (2) Information Systems, Technology and Communication; (3) Industrial Economics and Regional Development; (4) Management, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources; (5) Finance, Accounting and Marketing; and (6) Education, Training and Professional Skills.< Less
Reborn By Charles Vyse
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Similar in format to ‘Survivor’, this book is a Workshop Guide for the Rolls-Royce 25/30 model. It covers the gestation of this fine car, as well as the history of the Barker bodied... More > Sports Saloon that the book is based on. Plus practical advice regarding repair, maintenance & servicing together with over 100 practical photographs and drawings.< Less