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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
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
The Rocket Files, 2nd Edition By Joseph Jimmerson
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Completely revised and updated version of the The Rocket Files by Joseph Jimmerson. This book is crucial for those starting out in rocketry as well as those making the transition into high-power and... More > experimental rocketry. While continually drawing a link between hobby rockets and space launch vehicles, this book covers every aspect from propulsion and rocket design to payload sciences and ground support equipment. Twelve chapters chock full of over 200 images, advanced equations, detailed procedures, and expert advice from a rocket specialist guide prospective rocket scientists.< Less
CONTROL VALVES Understanding the Underlying Issues By Talib Janabi
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This book gives a practical in-depth account of the concept of control valve, its role as a dynamic element in the process, its types, sizing and selection. It explains the underlying issues that... More > must be considered and the factors involved. It clarifies the ambiguities surrounding these factors and illustrates their relationships and interactions. The book explains how the control valve behavior changes, and its characteristics are modified, under the varying process conditions so that a prediction of valve behavior can be made prior to selection.< Less
Loch Raven on the Gunpowder By Ronald Parks
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Photo book of the Loch Raven Dam and connecting pipe construction, which supplies water to the City of Baltimore.
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
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
WWII U.S. Army Air Forces Pilot's Information File By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1943, this Pilots' Information File was standard issue for the men of the U.S. Army Air Forces during wwii. In its pages you will find a wide-ranging discussion of aviation... More > topics, from flight safety, to air space rules, dive recovery, how to deal with engine failure, icing, how to bail out, and even how to ditch a B-17 bomber. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of diagrams and drawings, the pilot’s information file makes a delightful reference for the museum docent, aircraft modeler, enthusiast, and for pilots of all ages. This high-quality, soft-bound reprint features the original text in its entirety, and has attractive full color covers.< 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
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
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
Finite Element Methods with Programming and Ansys By Meung Kim
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The book introduces the finite element method (FEM) that is one of the most powerful numerical tools these days. FEM is the analysis tool in most of CAD/CAM systems and it is critical to understand... More > FEM for engineering design. It begins with underlying variational calculus and moves to variational/FEM formulations. It covers all basic procedures of assembly and solution procedures in several programming practices. Finally, it introduecs Ansys and Ansys WB software to apply FEM to advanced topics in various areas of engineering.< Less
The Master Engine Builders Guide to the GX200 Clone By Garry Fisher
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A guide to building Clone engines for racing, based upon the Honda GX200 design.
Chemical Reactor Omnibook- soft cover By Octave Levenspiel
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The Omnibook aims to present the main ideas of reactor design in a simple and direct way. it includes key formulas, brief explanations, practice exercises, problems from experience and it skims over... More > the field touching on all sorts of reaction systems. Most important of all it tries to show the reader how to approach the problems of reactor design and what questions to ask. In effect it tries to show that a common strategy threads its way through all reactor problems, a strategy which involves three factors: identifying the flow patter, knowing the kinetics, and developing the proper performance equation. It is this common strategy which is the heart of Chemical Reaction Engineering and identifies it as a distinct field of study.< Less
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
Pile Driving by Pile Buck By Pile Buck International
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The definitive reference for driven piles. Nearly six years in the making, Pile Driving by Pile Buck is a comprehensive reference book on the history of pile driving and driven piles, the various... More > types of piles, the equipment used to install them, the design of driven pile foundations, the installation of driven piles and the capacity verification of driven piles. Not just another theoretical exercise, Pile Driving by Pile Buck gives practical procedures and equipment configurations for the successful installation of virtually any driven pile foundations. Included with the text are a wealth of photographs without equal in this type of publication; the photos alone are worth the price of the book, and help bring the reader "on site" to understand the whole process of pile driving--one of the oldest construction techniques known.< Less
Lecture Notes on Ordinary Differential Equations By P. K. Subramanian, Melisa Hendrata
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These notes are based on lectures given by the first author to students in the course on elementary differential equations over many years, and have been extensively class tested. They can be used as... More > a stand alone text or as supplement to a standard text. Our aim is to make the subject more interesting by avoiding the usual labor intensive methods in favor of more powerful and elegant methods such as the well known operator methods, rarely described in standard texts. Another example is the use of Leibniz's theorem in power series solutions. We include many applications and plenty of exercises.< Less
Power Plant Primer By Randal Collins
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This book is intended as an introduction to the power plant. You should read it if you’re new to the plant; if you’re assigned responsibility in a support role in the plant to make sure... More > you understand the “jargon” that is our language. Owners, managers, facility engineers, building managers, power plant administrative assistants, energy assistants, or anyone new to the power plant environment will benefit.< Less
Candelas Lumens and Lux By Owen Ransen
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This book is a brief introduction to the ideas, concepts and mathematics used in lighting and illumination technology. Contents: 1. Candelas, Lumens and Lux. 2. Luminance. 3. Understanding... More > Photometry Diagrams. 4. Internal Lighting. 5. Glare. 6. Roadway Lighting. 7. Light sources and efficiency.< Less
Fundamentals Of Rockets and Missiles By Edward Keith
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This book covers the subject of modern rockets, including the supporting disciplines needed to conduct a successful project. The book is academic in presenting the basic principles of modern rocket... More > systems.< Less
The Relay Testing Handbook #7: End-to-End Testing By Chris Werstiuk
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This package provides an overview of End-to-End testing and answers the most common questions a relay tester should ask before performing their first End-to-End test. A basic introduction of this... More > test technique is followed by a step-by-step procedure for performing a successful end-to-end test. This package also includes an overview of the most common communication-assisted protection schemes to help the reader understand how these schemes operate. Go to http://relaytraining.com/product/end-to-end-testing-print/ for more information. This paper will NOT be part of the final Relay Testing Handbook.< 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
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.
The Genesis Project By Ian Beardsley
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We try to understand the earth-sun system in that it is a life sustaining system, how to make one and maintain the one we already have.