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The Fleet Type Submarine Distilling Systems 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 and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Submarine Distilling Systems Navpers 16170, was originally written to acquaint crewmen with the mechanisms used to replenish the sub’s supply of fresh water. These systems are important not only for providing water for cooking and drinking purposes, but because fresh water provides cooling for the Diesel engines, and serves as a vital agent for battery and steam boiler systems. This manual includes a description of how water is distilled, and discusses its use aboard the boat. It uses the Model S and Model X-1 systems as examples, detailing their operation, maintenance, and inspection. 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
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
Submarine Hydraulic Systems 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. Hydraulic Systems, Navpers 16169, describes the system that powers the submarine’s steering mechanism and diving planes. It is also a richly- illustrated textbook that discusses hydraulic forces and their methods of employment. It includes a detailed description of the operation, installation, and repair of various parts, and outlines common problems and remedies. 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
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
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
The Fleet Type Submarine Underwater Log Systems 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 and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Underwater Log Systems Navpers 16168, acquainted crewmen with the sub’s positioning and tracking systems. Since subs operate below the surface, the normal means of establishing position at sea -- such as sighting the sun in the day or the stars at night -- are impossible. Yet, knowing the sub’s position and speed is vital both for navigation and combat. In an era before GPS, the log system allowed an accurate track to be made of the boat’s position, and enabled calculation of the speed of target vessels. This book explains in detail the theory, operation, calibration and maintenance of various log systems. Originally “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
Submarine Torpedo Data Computer Mark 3 Manual By Periscope Film LLC
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Situated in the conning tower, the Torpedo Data Computer Mark III was the standard fire control device used by U.S. Navy submarines during the first half of WWII. An electro-mechanical, analog... More > computer, the TDC provided fire control solutions through a variety of inputs, including submarine course and speed, estimated target course,speed and range, and torpedo type in use. Originally printed by the Arma Corporation and the U.S. Navy, this Mark 3 manual provides a fascinating glimpse inside this mechanical wonder. Please note, due to quality issues with the original document, some pages may be slightly sub-standard. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the original text.< Less
United States Submarine Losses in World War II By United States Navy
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Originally printed in 1946 at the order of Vice Admiral Lockwood, Commander of Submarines, Pacific Fleet, United States Submarine Losses memorializes the 374 officers and 3131 men lost at sea between... More > 1941 and 1945. It also chronicles the gallantry and persistence of these men, who under the most difficult conditions possible, performed critical missions and almost single-handedly decimated Japan’s merchant fleet. “To those whose contribution meant the loss of sons, brothers or husbands in this war,” Admiral Lockwood noted in a speech given on Navy Day, 1945, “ I can assure you that they went down fighting and that their brothers who survived them took a grim toll of our savage enemy to avenge their deaths. May God rest their gallant souls.” This book is a testament to all those, living and dead, who served in the Silent Service in WWII. This enhanced, softbound edition features the entire original text and includes an official appendix of Axis submarine losses.< 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
Submarine Trim and Drain Systems 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. Trim and Drain Systems, Navpers 16166, examines the mechanisms that allow a submarine to be a “submersible ship” -- to dive beneath the waves and resurface. 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
A-7 Corsair Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By Periscope Film LLC
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Vought’s A-7 Corsair II served the U.S. Navy for over over two decades, and flew with distinction during the Vietnam conflict. The subsonic A-7 was based on Chance Vought’s supersonic F-8... More > Crusader. It boasted a heads-up display, an inertial navigation system, and other innovations. The plane entered service in 1966, and served in Vietnam in late 1967. Its performance was impressive. The USS Ranger’s VA-147 flew over 1,400 sorties with the loss of only one aircraft. The Air Force purchased an advanced version, the A-7D, equipped with a more powerful engine. The plane later flew missions over Lebanon, Libya, Grenada, Panama, and Iraq. The last planes in U.S inventory were retired in 1991. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy and Vought, this handbook for the A-7 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
The Fleet Type Submarine Periscope Manual By United States Navy
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The periscope is the eye of the submarine. It allows observation of the sea and the sky above, while the submarine remains submerged. It is also a crucial piece of combat equipment, featuring a... More > stadimeter to estimate the range and course angle of a target. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy, this Periscope Manual explains the operation and design of the periscope, and includes descriptions of its complex optical and mechanical details. It also contains maintenance and repair information. It’s a wonderful reference for anyone interested in the science of optics, for the modeler or museum docent, or anyone who ever wondered, “How the heck does that work?”< 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
An Idiot's Guide to the PID Algorithm By Finn Peacock
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This guide to the PID algorithm and the mathematical concepts that underpin it - is written so that anyone can get an intuitive understanding of how the algorithm works and why. This crash course... More > uses the analogy of a car on a freeway changing lanes to represent the process under control and walks you through easy to visualize "thought experiments" to cement the concepts in your mind. If Integrals, Differentials and the inner working of the PID algorithm are a mystery to you - this "Idiot's Guide" will give you the A-HA! moment as everything finally makes sense.< Less
P-51 Mustang Pilot's Flight Manual By Periscope Film LLC
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Used primarily as a long-range bomber escort in raids over Germany, the North American P-51 Mustang earned a reputation for toughness and agility in dogfights. Carrying a two-stage supercharged V-12... More > Merlin engine and armed with six .50 caliber machine guns, the P-51 helped the Allies gain air superiority in the skies over Europe. P-51s were flown by the famed Tuskegee Airmen, and remained in service during the Korean War. World airforces made extensive use of the Mustang, some into the 1980's. Originally published by North American Aviation and classified “Restricted”, this manual was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been reformatted, and color images appear as black and white. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Using The OpenRTOS Real-time Kernel By Richard Barry
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The OPENRTOS Real-time Kernel is a highly successful operating system for use in embedded micro-controllers. Based on the incredibly popular FreeRTOS, it is a commercially licensed and supported... More > solution for professional developers. This book is intended to be a tutorial and reference for engineers who want to learn about using operating systems in their embedded design. It contains a series of easy to follow tutorials which build a complete knowledge of all the key features and functions available.< Less
A Practical Guide to Geostatistical Mapping By Tomislav Hengl
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A practical guide to geostatistical mapping using R+gstat/geoR, SAGA GIS and Google Earth combo of software packages. Includes seven diverse data analysis exercises. Materials presented in this book... More > have been used for the five-day advanced training course "GEOSTAT: spatio-temporal data analysis with R+SAGA+Google Earth", that is periodically organized by the author and collaborators. Visit http://spatial-analyst.net/book/ to obtain a digital copy of the book and R scripts / data sets used. This is an Open Access Publication.< Less
Supreme Mathematic African Ma'at Magic By African Creation Energy
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The purpose of the book entitled “Supreme Mathematic, African Ma’at Magic” is to show that Mathematics is of African origin; To show relationships between African and Modern... More > mathematical objects, terms, and concepts; To show how African Mathematical methods can be used to solve certain problems not easily solved by modern mathematical methods; and To Show the Importance that Ancient Africans placed on Mathematics to solve problems, establish Truth and Order (Ma’at), and Apply knowledge to create Systems and Technologies needed for survival and well-being. 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 Mathematics is emphasized in this book to provide Motivation, inspiration, and Insight into the relationship between Ancient African and Modern Mathematics.< Less
ARCH I TECT: How To Build A Pyramid By Osiadan Borebore Oboadee
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"ARCH I TECT: How To Build A Pyramid" by Osiadan Borebore Oboadee is a step-by-step do-it-yourself handbook and guide which presents innovative techniques to design and build Pyramids. ... More > Detailed Construction Instructions are provided as the reader is taken on a journey into the Ancient African Architectural Art of Pyramid Building.< Less
Sprayer Systems, Calibration & Troubleshooting By IGCEMA
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IGCEMA Equipment Technician Certificate program. Sprayer Systems, Calibration & Troubleshooting study guide
The Little Book of Rules DriveWorksXpress and DriveWorks Solo Edition By Ian Yates
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Using Rules to Automate your Designs with DriveWorksXpress and DriveWorks Solo. What is a rule? "We use a support if the length goes above 2 metres" "We always have a 1/4 inch gap... More > around the door frame, unless the frame is over 4 ft wide, in which case the gap is increased to 5/16th of an inch" "Customers in the US are invoiced in US Dollars, while customers in Europe are invoiced in Euros" This pocket book is full of examples of how rules can be used by you to automate your repetitive and everyday tasks using DriveWorksXpress and DriveWorks Solo.< Less
Practical Production of Optical Thin Films, Second Edition By Ron Willey
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This book deals with the typical equipment, materials, processes, and monitoring and control used in the fabrication/production of optical thin films. It focuses on the practical elements needed to... More > actually produce optical thin films. This is an essential adjunct to the design which is also required, and which is covered in the first volume of this series, "Practical Design of Optical Thin Films."< Less
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
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
Electrician's Book -FIRE ALARM SYSTEM By Cornel Barbu, Juliana Barbu
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Discover alone the details for such system and be confident that you'll learn a big deal of things to help you in your carrier as electrician,engineer, designer or contractor.The book is going to... More > introduce you in all aspect of fire alarm system and is mainly dedicated to the young electricians and electrical apprentices in order to provide them with knowledge hard to find...since working so hard... Color version and e-book is available also.< Less