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The Fleet Type Submarine Sonar Operator's Manual By U.S. Navy
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. The Sonar Operator’s Manual Navpers 16167, was originally written to acquaint crewmen with the sub’s underwater sound gear. Sonar is a term derived from the words SOund Navigation And Ranging, and aboard a submarine it is extremely vital. When the boat is submerged, listening is the main channel of information regarding the maneuvers of the enemy. The book contains information about how underwater sound gear operates, and how to identify important sounds and interpret them. It’s a terrific reference for anyone interested in WWII or undersea technology. Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
T-38 Talon Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Air Force
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Northrop’s T-38 Talon was the world’s first supersonic trainer aircraft, and remains in service today in air forces worldwide. It entered service in 1961, and quickly set climb records,... More > earning it the nickname “white rocket”. Nearly 1200 Talons were produced before the last one rolled off the assembly line in 1972. Capable of a speed of Mach 1.3, and a climb rate approaching 34,000 feet per minute, the T-38’s performance was sufficient to warrant service as the USAF Thunderbirds’ aircraft in the mid-1970s. Its primary role however, was as a dedicated training and proficiency platform. More than 50,000 USAF, NASA and NATO pilots have flown the Talon, a record that may never be matched. Originally printed by the U.S. Air Force and Northrop, this handbook for the T-38 provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of this famous aircraft. Originally classified “restricted”, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form.< Less
FE Practice Test With Complete Solutions By Autar Kaw et al.
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In Fall 2003, five teachers in the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida contributed questions for a Fundamentals of Engineering Question of the Day website... More > (http://fe.eng.usf.edu). On this website, everyday a question posed with multiple choices is selected randomly from a pool of questions. The user gets the feedback about the choice he/she makes, and can seek a hint to answer the question. Over the years, we have received queries from our website visitors if we could provide them with the complete solutions to all the questions in the test bank. We are now presenting this information to you at a nominal charge as a soft-cover book. The book is divided into sections that have been established for the Fundamental of Engineering (General Engineering) examination by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).< Less
WWII Axis Submarine Manual By U.S. Naval Intelligence
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Originally created in 1942 for members of the merchant marine and anti-submarine elements such as the Civil Air Patrol, this Axis Submarine Manual shows the principal types of Axis submarines... More > employed during WWII. In addition to U-boats and Japanese and Italian subs, it also includes silhouettes and descriptions of the boats of the Vichy French. The book includes illustrations and detailed text concerning the operation of submarines, their attack strategies, and information about convoy anti-submarine procedures.< Less
The Submarine NAVPERS 16160-B GUPPY Edition By Periscope Film LLC
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The Submarine, Navpers 16160-B, is a revision of the classic WWII submarine training book, The Fleet Type Submarine, that was issued in 1961. In the post-war period, the United States developed the... More > GUPPY class submarines, and this book uses the USS Becuna (SS-319) to acquaint crews with the design. GUPPY was an extensive conversion program that saw WWII-era boats modified with the snorkel, greater battery capacity, and a more streamlined hull. The book offers definitions of submarine components and terminology, and provides technical descriptions of various machinery and sub-systems such as the snorkel, ballast tanks, ventilation, trim and steering. Originally classified "Restricted", this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Douglas F3D Skyknight Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By Periscope Film LLC
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Designed by famed Douglas engineer Ed Heinemann, the F3D Skyknight was a twin-engine night fighter. A product of the early jet era, the F3D was equipped with the J34 turbojet, and boasted a powerful... More > radar system to locate targets in the shadow of midnight. The XF3D-1 test bed first flew in 1948. In total, 265 Skyknights would be in service before production ceased in 1952. The Skyknight had an illustrious combat career for both the Navy and Marine Corps. During the Korean War F3Ds flew as bomber escorts during nighttime raids, and as interdiction aircraft. They downed more enemy planes than any other aircraft in that conflict. They continued to serve in the Vietnam War as ECM platforms. Some Skynights continued to fly as test aircraft into the 80s. Originally printed by Douglas and the U.S. Navy, this handbook provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of this incredible plane. The manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form.< Less
B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive 8.5x11 facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It features over 200 black and white pages of pilot and crew information, and puts you right in the cockpit of one of history's great planes!< Less
Metal boat maintenance-A do it yourself guide By Scott Fratcher
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A do-it-yourself guide to metal boat repair and maintenance. Topic covered include, metal boat corrosion, metal preparation, interior rust, painting, extending the life of a steel boat, ultra-sonic... More > metal thickness gauge use, changing hull plate and alternative methods of repairing metal boats. All presented in Scott’s easy to understand language, giving you the tools to maintain your metal boat. Over 200 hundreds step by step photo descriptions to show clearly how to make permanent, inexpensive repairs. Updated April 2009.< Less
Fluid Power System Dynamics By William Durfee, Zongxuan Sun
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Mini-book on system dynamics of fluid power
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
Submarine Electrical Installations By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Electrical Installations, Navpers 16162, was originally written to acquaint submarine crews with the theory, operation, and construction of the components of the electrical installations. It especially emphasizes maintenance features and methods. Featuring explanatory text and numerous, detailed diagrams, the book is a wonderful reference for the museum docent, researcher, or anyone who ever wondered “how the heck does that work?” Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< 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
Signal Processing Techniques for Software Radios By Behrouz Farhang-Boroujeny
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The second edition of this book has been published. It is suggested to all buyers to purchase the new edition of the book. This book puts together a collection of signal processing algorithms,... More > filter design methods, and signal processing techniques (tricks) to provide the practicing engineers with the tools necessary for efficient implementation of software defined radios. Features include: Digital filter and pulse shape designs for digital communication systems. A comprehensive review of multirate signal processing and related application examples. A review of adaptive filters and techniques. A comprehensive review of phase-locked loops and their application to carrier and timing recovery. A practical introduction to channel equalization techniques. MATLAB codes for all the presented algorithms. A wide range of the end of the chapter problems. A comprehensive project that brings together most the material in the book.< Less
Lectures on Materials Science for Architectural Conservation By Giorgio Torraca
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This book is based on Dr. Torraca's 2002 publication, Lezioni di scienza e tecnologia dei materiali per restauro dei monumenti. The English-language Lectures includes new and updated material. An... More > excellent resource for architectural conservators, engineers, and conservation scientists.< Less
Q & A BOAT REPAIR By GARY WHEELER
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INFORMATION GIVEN ABOUT WOODEN BOAT REPAIR AND RESTORATION THROUGH A QUESTION AND ANSWER FORMAT.
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
Magnetic Speedometer Repair By Graham Blighe
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The definitive guide to the repair and calibration of Smiths magnetic SSM series speedometers and RSM tachometers. Fix it yourself and never have to pay or wait for repairs again. Instruments can be... More > calibrated on bike or on an easy to build rig. Full instructions given every step of the way. No specialist tools required, just a cycle computer. 16,500 words, 57 illustrations. Watch the promotional video for this book on YouTube - search for "Magnetic Speedometer Repair" either at YouTube or Google. More information is also available at www.ImprovingClassicMotorcycles.com< Less
Programming DMAP in MSC.Nastran™ Direct Matrix Abstract Programming By Mark Robinson
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Programming DMAP in MSC.Nastran™ Direct Matrix Abstract Programming will teach you from the ground up how to write programs in the native language of MSC.Nastran™. DMAP is an acronym for... More > Direct Matrix Abstract Program, a symbolic, macro-like programming language used to control the way in which problems are solved in the MSC.Nastran™ finite element solver. You will learn how the solution sequences carry out the series of steps executed when solving a finite element problem. You will learn the language of the MSC.Nastran™ database, as well as carry out customised operations in a matrix toolbox designed for handling huge data structures. You will learn how to manipulate data in OUTPUT2 and OUTPUT4 files as well as discover the NDDL, the Nastran Data Definition Language. Assuming little or no programming experience, the rich features of the DMAP language are illustrated with numerous examples of DMAP code.< Less
Design of Hydraulic Systems for Lift Trucks By Ivan Gramatikov
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Design of Hydraulic Systems for Lift Trucks contains various hydraulic system designs for low-lift, high-lift and telescopic arm trucks. The purpose of this book is to describe the design principles,... More > the calculations, the principles of operation and the component selection of different hydraulic arrangements. The information and the examples in the book will give the readers the foundation for designing and re-designing any other hydraulic system on their own. The step-by-step design process, described in the book, guarantees a creation of quality designs which meet all customer requirements and project objectives.< Less
A Comprehensible Guiode to Servo Motor Sizing By Wilfried Voss
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The Importance of servo motor sizing should not be underestimated. Proper motor sizing will not only result in significant cost savings by saving energy, reducing purchasing and operating costs,... More > reducing downtime, etc.; it also helps the engineer to design better motion control systems. However, the knowledge of mechanical systems and their influence on motor speed, inertia and torque requirements seems to decline in a world where modern technology aspects, such as tuning and programming, seem to be the main focus. The motor sizing process involves a number of mathematical equations, which are most certainly documented, but not necessarily with the motor sizing process in mind. This book focuses primarily on servo motor sizing and it documents in detail the inertia and torque calculations of standard mechanical components and the motor selection process.< Less
LIGHT- Introduction to Optics and Photonics (hardcover) By Judith Donnelly, Nicholas Massa
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LIGHT–Introduction to Optics and Photonics by Judith Donnelly and Nicholas Massa is an algebra/trig based introduction to optical science and photonics technology. This is the full-color... More > hardcover edition. You may also download an electronic (pdf) version of the text. The text is also available in paperback in either color or black and white. Fifteen chapters, 371 pages. January 2010 revision includes extensive Glossary of terms.< Less
Modern Jet Transport Performance By James Lewis
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This is the supplemental text for AS-310; it is a text that relies on previous experience in math and physics. Published for in-house use at ERAU.
Lesson Plans for Helicopter Flight Instructors By D Lloyd Payne
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‘Lesson Plans for Helicopter Flight Instructors’ is a compilation of lesson plans covering the most popular topics for today’s helicopter ground lessons. A much needed resource... More > specifically designed to cater for helicopter CFI’s and CFII’s, these lesson plans illustrate how the whiteboard should look and leave the student with comprehensive and intelligible plans from which to revise. The author has a passion for helicopters and has given instruction in Bell, Schweizer and Robinson helicopters. He decided to create these lesson plans after becoming frustrated with the traditional “words only” plans, geared around the fixed wing community. Each lesson plan conforms to FAA standards and includes timings, definitions and objectives for every subject.< Less
Time Well Spent? The Congreve Rolling Ball Clock Restoration By William Matthews
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This is a novice clock restoration book with techniques. The clock is a congreve rolling ball clock. The assembly and how it works is outlined in the book.
The Little Book of Tube Amplifier Projects… By Kevin Kennedy
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A guide to building three different triode based amplifier designs. The first is a 45 DHT based SE amplifier, the second a pushpull amplifier using 6CK4, and the third a pushpull amplifier using EL34... More > triode connected for 16Wrms output. Several of the designs feature regulated power supplies. All use commonly available tubes and parts.< Less