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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
Understanding Electricity With Water By John H. Byrne
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The purpose of this primer is to take a fresh look at the use of hydraulic analogues to aid understanding of the components of electrical circuits and the functioning of electric circuits. Coverage... More > is limited to the passive components (e.g., resistors, and capacitors) and simple circuits of resistors and capacitors most frequently encountered and ones that are most amenable to hydraulic analogues. The book is intended for use as a supplement to college-level Physics textbooks, and to graduate-level textbooks in the life sciences that assume that students have an understanding of electricity from their undergraduate Physics course. It will also be suitable for graduate students in the life sciences who use electronic instruments in their research.< Less
Goddess By Charles Vyse
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This book is a Workshop Guide for the Citroen DS. It covers Restoration, detailed hands-on information regarding Repair, Maintenance, Hydraulic Theory and a Guide to buying a used Citroen DS. All... More > based on 40 years of owning and maintaining my own car.< Less
Practical Guide of Software Development Project Management in Practice By Syed Ali Dilawer
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“Predicting the future is easy, it’s trying to figure out what’s going on now that’s hard” - Fritz R. S. Dressler
Pocketbook of the Gauge Marks By Panagiotis Venetsianos
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A guide to the special marks found on slide rules.
P.T.A.H. TECHNOLOGY: Engineering Applications of African Sciences By African Creation Energy
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The purpose of the book entitled “P.T.A.H. Technology” is to show the fact that modern scientific concepts related to electricity and power are African in origin; To provide the reader... More > with experiments to obtain first hand experience as evidence of the concepts presented in practical application; To RE-Engineer, restore, reclaim, and re-new African Scientific and Engineering concepts; To empower the reader by providing knowledge on how to use the Natural Resources of the Earth to Create Electricity, Energy, and Power. This book is an introductory educational tool for a long term goal and mission of growing, cultivating, nurturing, and promoting African Creativity, and Ingenuity to develop, engineer, innovate, invent, and create any structures, devices, or systems needed. The importance of Technology is emphasized in this book to provide Motivation, inspiration, revelations, and Insight into the Ancient African creative process of developing Technology in accordance with Nature.< 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.
Rheology for Ceramists By Dennis Dinger
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This book was written to help ceramists to understand the subject of rheology as it applies to suspensions. Topics discussed include viscosity and rheology fundamentals, syneresis and dilatancy... More > and their causes and effects in ceramic process systems, the rheological effects of gelation, flocculation, and deflocculation, as well as the different types of viscometers that can be used to measure rheological properties. Many practical considerations are included throughout this book. The discussion in the final chapter covers the methods available to adjust and control suspension rheologies in the ceramic process environment. This book will be valuable reading and a handy reference for all ceramists, including students, technicians, engineers, managers, and artists, who want to learn more about the rheology of suspensions.< 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
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
CG Survey 19 for AutoCAD By Carlson Software
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CG Survey 19 for AutoCAD User's manual
Lessons in Electric Circuits Volume 1 - Direct Current By Tony R Kuphaldt
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Introduction to electricity and electronics - volume 1 of 6, Direct Current. Freely available at http://www.ibiblio.org/kuphaldt/electricCircuits/, this is a print version of the 5th edition as of... More > Sep 1, 2009.< Less
Lessons in Electric Circuits Vol 2 - Alternating Current By Tony R Kuphaldt
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Introduction to electricity and electronics - volume 2 of 6, Alternating Current. Freely available at http://www.ibiblio.org/kuphaldt/electricCircuits/, this is a print version of the 6th edition as... More > of Apr 29, 2009.< Less
Republic F-105 Thunderchief Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Air Force
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Known as the “Thud”, Republic’s F-105 Thunderchief entered service in 1958, and flew in a variety of roles through 1984. The largest single-engine fighter in the U.S.A.F.... More > inventory,the F-105 could exceed Mach 1.0 at sea level, and achieve Mach 2.0 at high altitude. It could carry up to 14,000 pounds of ordnance, or about as much as most WWII heavy bombers. The F-105 served as the primary strike aircraft in the early years of the Vietnam conflict, and its pilots flew over 20,000 missions. These included “wild weasel” flights intended to suppress North Vietnamese air defenses. The dangerous aspects of these missions help account for the aircraft’s high loss rate — out of 833 F-105s produced, 320 were lost in combat in S.E. Asia. Originally printed by the U.S. Air Force, this handbook provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of one of history’s great planes. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was declassified and is here reprinted in book form.< Less
Mining: Hoisting The Classic Mine Technology Book from 1907 By Periscope Film
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The technology of mining is the subject of this fascinating book, and two companion volumes, all of which were originally published in 1907. Mining: Hoisting details the elevators, hoists and... More > component machinery used to lift miners, supplies and ore. It contains over 200 pages of text, numerous illustrations and a set of examination questions for the mining sciences student. The book examines electric, steam and hand-powered hoists and explains the principles behind them in detail. It also delves into the control and signaling systems used to ensure safe and reliable operation. This historic book has been reprinted in its entirety It’s a treat for anyone who ever worked underground, or for anyone who ever wondered, “How does that work?”< Less
The Fleet Type Submarine Main Propulsion Diesels Manual By United States Navy
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages are descriptions of every operating component aboard a fleet boat. ... More > Main Propulsion Diesels examines the submarine’s power plant in detail, from starting and control systems to fuel and exhaust, and cooling and lubrication systems. 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
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
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
B-47 Stratojet Pilot and Crew Handbook Volume 2 By United States Air Force
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PLEASE NOTE: This is VOLUME 2 of a 2 VOLUME SET. YOU NEED TO PURCHASE BOTH VOLUMES TO HAVE THE COMPLETE B-47 HANDBOOK. The Air Force’s first all jet strategic bomber, the swept-wing Boeing B-47... More > Stratojet had a range of 3,500 nautical miles and a payload capacity of 20,000 pounds. It served as the mainstay of Strategic Air Command in the 1950s into the mid 1960s. In 1956, over 1300 B-47s and 250 RB-47s were on alert. It was fully supplanted by the B-52 by 1967. This B-47 pilot and crew handbook is over seven hundred pages long, and was originally produced by the USAF. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced here in its entirety, in a two-volume set. It provides a fascinating view inside one of history’s great planes.< Less
B-47 Stratojet Pilot and Crew Handbook Volume 1 By United States Air Force
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PLEASE NOTE: This is VOLUME 1 of a 2 VOLUME SET. YOU NEED TO PURCHASE BOTH VOLUMES TO HAVE THE COMPLETE B-47 HANDBOOK. The Air Force’s first all jet strategic bomber, the swept-wing Boeing... More > B-47 Stratojet had a range of 3,500 nautical miles and a payload capacity of 20,000 pounds. It served as the mainstay of Strategic Air Command in the 1950s into the mid 1960s. In 1956, over 1300 B-47s and 250 RB-47s were on alert. It was fully supplanted by the B-52 by 1967. This B-47 pilot and crew handbook is over seven hundred pages long, and was originally produced by the USAF. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced here in its entirety, in a two-volume set. It provides a fascinating view inside one of history’s great planes.< Less
The Nova/Sterling/Eureka Kit Car By Phill Fenton
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Consisting of about 120 pages and including many photographs and illustrations. This book covers the complete history of this incredible car following its original conception by Richard Oakes in 1971... More > right through until the present day. Different chapters cover its history in the UK as well as the USA and Australia. Part two of the book describes in great detail the complete construction of one of these fantastic cars including many photographs showing the entire build process from start to finish. Also included are interviews with Richard Oakes (the designer) as well as Sam Cobley and Mike Mcbride who both ran companies in the UK and USA that manufactured this unique vehicle< Less
Command Generation for Flexible Systems: An MIT Ph.D Thesis (B&W Edition) By William Singhose
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An MIT Ph.D thesis describing ways of making flexible machines move very rapidly.
Manual of Surveying Instructions, 1973 By BLM
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This manual documents current official procedures for PLSS surveys. Originally proposed by Thomas Jefferson, the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) dates back to 1785. Under Congressional mandate,... More > cadastral surveys were undertaken to create parcels suitable for disposal by the Government. The Manual of Instructions for the Survey of the Public Lands Of The United States, 1973 documents current official procedures for PLSS surveys. The document has been out of print for some time, and is still an essential reference for all current PLSS surveys. The PLSS forms the basis for most land transfers and ownership today.< Less
Losing Them By Eugene Horton
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LOSING THEM - An early NASA public information officer describes NASA's flight tragedies and the agency's first efforts to motivate workforce excellence. The book also describes how famed cartoonists... More > Charles Schulz ("Peanuts") and Johnny Hart, ("B.C") assisted NASA in its efforts to assure the success of this nation's first manned lunar spaceflights. 534 pages with lots of previously unpublished photographs.< Less
Implementation of a Safety Management System By Farrukh Khan
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In the present day and age, many countries have accorded a greater importance to occupational health and safety for the workforce through legislation. Businesses, large and small, have a... More > responsibility to ensure that they are able to provide a safe working environment for their employees. Investments in safety can be of benefit to an organization in terms of greater employee satisfaction, loyalty, business respectability and act as an insurance against much larger financial outlays in the event of an accident as well as assisting in the prevention of human suffering. In this essay, an attempt has been made to investigate how a newly started small business may be able to set itself on the path to incorporating the OHSAS 18001 based occupational health and safety management system within its broader system of corporate management.< Less