A Do-It-Yourself Guide to the Robot Operating System - System Requirements: ROS HYDRO, Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 or 13.04. NOTE: This book covers the SAME MATERIAL as the original; however, it is written... More > for ROS HYDRO. Code samples are written in Python.< Less
ROS By Example VOLUME 2 - for ROS HYDRO.
"Packages and Programs for Advanced Robot Behaviors"
All programming samples are written in Python.
Topics include task managers such as SMACH... More > and Behavior Trees, creating URDF models, controlling Dynamixel servos, arm navigation using MoveIt!, ROS diagnostics, dynamic reconfigure, AR Tags for object tracking, topic multiplexing, head tracking in 3D, the Gazebo simulator, and creating a web GUI for your robot.
Many working sample programs are included and explained in excruciating detail.< Less
The Electroherbalism Frequency Lists, Third Edition, contains frequencies that people use for electrotherapy instruments such as EMEMs, Rife machines, Rife-Bare devices, function generator pad... More > devices, Hulda Clark function generators, Tesla therapy devices, and other alternative bioelectronic instruments. This compilation includes the Consolidated Annotated Frequency List and the Non-Consolidated Frequency List, also known as the CAFL and NCFL, and the newly revised CAFL Cross Reference List (CAFL XREF) as well as the chapters "Introduction to Alternative Bioelectronic Therapy Devices," "Electrical and Frequency Effects on Pathogens," and James Bare's "Understanding Our Frequencies Through Harmonic Associations." The Electroherbalism frequency lists are some of the most-used references for frequency researchers the world over.< Less
"Farming Bamboo" tells farmers and gardeners in the Pacific Northwest what they need to know to raise bamboo as a farm crop. The bamboo is farmed in order to sell bamboo shoots for food and... More > poles for wood. The botany of bamboo is described for a background to making decisions about caring for the bamboo. An encyclopedia describes 27 species of the genus Phyllostachys.< Less
This 256 page resource has 221 full page black and white "line art" graphic images. The ready-to-use templates teach by "whole brain" play and creative exploration, with over 1300... More > smaller images surrounding the central full page image on each page, providing examples of countless variations for the creative explorer of this art form and science.
In addition to a large collection of 2-dimensional patterns, a "coloring book for kids of all ages", there are 27 3-dimensional "fold-up" patterns which make it easier than ever before to create exquisite shapes revered by pioneers such as Plato, Pythagoras, and Leonardo daVinci. There is a brief introductory section on the philosophical perspective of universal proportions and symbols. The book also has extensive tables, World Wide Web links and bibliographic references for those whose interest and curiosity has been sparked by the hands-on, experiential majority of the book. It is a reference for serious students of geometry and its omnipresent purpose.< Less
This National Defense Intelligence College publication defines critical thinking in the context of intelligence analysis, explains how it influences the entire intelligence process, explores how it... More > toughens the art of intelligence analysis, suggests how it may be taught, and deduces how analysts can be persuaded to adopt this habit. "David Moore has added his powerful voice to those calling for America's intelligence analysts to be more self-conscious about their methods and more venturesome in applying more formal methods." - Gregory F. Treverton, Rand Corp. "...a valuable initiative on behalf of the Intelligence Community" - Francis J. Hughes, National Defense Intelligence College.< Less
This introductory level book covers all aspects of raising pigs outdoors on pasture for the serious small producer. An invaluable resource for anyone contemplating, or new to free range pig farming.... More > Feeding, breeding, farrowing, weaning, herding and marketing free range pigs are discussed from the small producers point of view. Tips for a safe, harmonious and profitable free range piggery that can only come from hands on experience. Pastured pig production encompasses animal husbandry and management skills as well as the care of the environment in which we farm. This book brings them all together with guides for a safe and sustainable free range farm to help you avoid the pitfalls of starting out on a pasture based pig business venture.< Less
The Preparatory Manual of Chemical Warfare Agents Third Edition is a massive upgrade to "A Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents", and it's original title has been re-established.... More > The book includes many upgraded information on existing warfare agents including updated molecular formulas, 3D molecules, and molecular data. This third edition includes brand new chapters and sections including a chapter discussing the complete preparation and data of nerve agent antidotes; a huge section on the preparation of potential and experimental warfare agents (nerve agents), including a valuable section and chapter on the complete preparation and data of nerve agent intermediates; a section and chapter on the complete preparation and data on the incapacitating agent BZ and military weaponization; a complete and in depth section and chapter on the extraction, isolation, and military weaponization of Ricin; and a upgrade to methods of chemical dissemination i.e. chemical warfare munitions.< Less
In PRISM Teams, Kathleen Harman shares her approach for coaching teams to high performance and self-management. Written expressly for coaches, PRISM Teams offers techniques to:
-Start up teams in a... More > way that greatly shortens the storming phase
- Develop a group of individuals into a Team Entity that rocks
- Work through team conflicts
- Facilitate team decision making
- Effectively use team activities based on the team personality
- Regularly review and celebrate the team's achievements, leading to constant improvement
- Successfully close out the team, resulting in exponential team effectiveness within the company
Filled with real-life examples, this book can be used by novice and experienced team coaches to energize their coaching approach. Whether you are fully trained in the ICF Coaching Competencies or have simply been given a team to coach with little prior experience, PRISM Teams will give you a whole new perspective on helping your teams achieve greatness.< Less
This book is intended to take over from where my first firefighter preparation book “The Future Firefighter’s Preparation Guide,” left off. That book was intended on providing the... More > future firefighter with a road map of what to do when starting out the journey to becoming a firefighter. This book is intended to provide more focus on what to expect and more importantly, how to be successful at the firefighter testing process, which can vary from department to department.
This book will help future firefighters by providing a road map of how to best navigate the firefighter testing process, so that they are successful in obtaining a position in the best career I am so fortunate to be a part of, a career in the fire service!
If you have prepared for the position of firefighter by doing many of the things I suggested in “The Future Firefighter’s Preparation Guide,” and follow the suggestions within this book, your chances for success will greatly increase!< Less
Getting hired in the fire service is not an easy process. Many people have that desire to become a firefighter, but for whatever reason cannot put the pieces together to make it a reality. Over the... More > 20 plus years I have been in the fire service, I have had the opportunity to be on both sides of the hiring process – as a candidate, and as a rater and proctor. This book will assist future firefighters specifically prepare for a career in the fire service.
This book is not the one-size-fits-all book to becoming a firefighter. There is just not enough room to accomplish that. Instead, this book is meant to be your starting point to get you headed in the right direction as you begin the process of becoming a firefighter. In upcoming books, I will provide more specific direction on the hiring process to becoming a firefighter and with tips for success upon getting hired with your dream department. Nobody said it was going to be easy becoming a firefighter...if it was, everyone would be doing it!< Less
Patient advocates too often learn how to be one after being thrown into the deep end of a pool. Betty Tonsing’s riveting and real story – and that of 250 people who responded to her... More > survey plus twenty personal interviews – covers every possible medical experience and will help others who ﬁ nd themselves in that deep end of the pool. If you are a patient advocate, you are not alone. After reading Stand in the Way!! Stories From Patient Advocates, you also will have the courage to know when to stand in the way. And you will no longer be ignored. Since we never know when we might be hospitalized, after reading these stories, you will never allow yourself to be admitted to a hospital or nursing home without your own patient advocate.
As an accomplished researcher, management executive and global educator, Dr. Tonsing regards access to dignified, affordable and medically sound health care as matter of economic and social justice, and good business sense.< Less
The “Inside-Out”, or presumptive, approach to the investigation of firearm crime presumes that there is an abundance of data inside – which is transferred to fired bullets and... More > cartridge cases – and outside every crime gun. When fully exploited, this data can be used to generate actionable information of tactical and strategic crime solving value. This book describes, in detail, the 13 critical tasks needed to balance people, processes and technology in order to solve more gun crime.< Less
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GROWING VINES IN 123 PAGES.
This book is a basic introduction to growing grapes and aimed at the serious student in the wine trade, WSET Diploma student or Master of Wine... More > candidate. It is also very useful for those thinking of setting up vineyards as it answers a lot of the basic questions.
Has sold over 3,500 copies now and received LOTS of emails saying how helpful it has been.
"Couldn't have become an MW without your book" was the latest endorsement!< Less
The Carlson Software SurvCE version 4.0 user manual provides details and tricks for how to use the thousands of powerful features in SurvCE and SurvPC. See the companion Instrument Setup Manual for... More > even more information on how to configure SurvCE and SurvPC with different hardware.< Less
Information resource created by the U.S. Consumer Postal Council about the provision of postal services in different nations. The index takes into account such factors as market liberalization,... More > government or private ownership of providers, level of competition within markets, and universal service.< Less
As a healthcare security professional, Officers are expected to carry out their primary duties in a manner that supports the Medical Center’s Security Management Program’s goals and... More > objectives. Their performance is an important contributing factor that allows healthcare employees and staff the ability to deliver high quality care in a safe and secure environment. Understandably, a proactive, professional, well-trained security officer focusing on customer service, as well as crime prevention will make significant contributions to the security mission and be an essential, well respected, and vital part of any healthcare security program.
This Healthcare Security Officer’s Field Guide has been prepared to provide Officers with a quick reference to providing world class security service to patients, employees, physicians and visitors, while meeting the service objectives of their mission.
This version contains a California 10/11 Radio Code reference.< Less
As a healthcare security professional, Officers are expected to carry out their primary duties in a manner that supports the Medical Center’s Security Management Program’s goals and... More > objectives. Their performance is an important contributing factor that allows healthcare employees and staff the ability to deliver high quality care in a safe and secure environment. Understandably, a proactive, professional, well-trained security officer focusing on customer service, as well as crime prevention will make significant contributions to the security mission and be an essential, well respected, and vital part of any healthcare security program. This Healthcare Security Officer’s Field Guide has been prepared to provide Officers with a quick reference to providing world class security service to patients, employees, physicians and visitors, while meeting the service objectives of their mission. This version is for universal use and contains a fill-in Radio Code reference and mandatory reporting selection guide.< Less
13-year-old trivia whiz Brant Entrekin scoured the world of trivia to bring facts and tid-bits on over 40 different subjects, from the telephone to owls. Any trivia buff will enjoy this book, and... More > anyone who reads will walk away feeling like a brainiac.< Less
This book is a collection of essays and research papers on a wide variety of subject, including philosophy, computers, drama, poetry, literature, history, art, music, theology, networking,... More > mathematics, business economics, transmission media and databases.< Less
The only book specific to the process of breaking into & performing radio imaging. I wrote this book for voiceover talent who aspire to voice promos, IDs and liners for radio stations. Radio... More > Imaging has been my voiceover forte since my career began in 1995. In this voiceover book you'll learn:
- What Radio Imaging Is & What It Isn't
- How Imaging is Made
- Audition and Performance Techniques
- Radio Formats
- How to Make an Imaging Demo
- How to Find Imaging Work
- Negotiation Skills & Contract Creation
- Comes with a FREE Imaging DVD< Less
75 pages of clear, succinct summaries of humanitarian principles, standards and current good practice, integrated into an undated diary - a practical resource for field based humanitarian workers.... More > Including 4 new pages for 2014.< Less