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ROS By Example Volume 2 - HYDRO By R. Patrick Goebel
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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
ROS By Example INDIGO - Volume 1 By R. Patrick Goebel
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A Do-It-Yourself Guide to the Robot Operating System - System Requirements: ROS INDIGO and Ubuntu 14.04. NOTE: This book covers the SAME MATERIAL as the original; however, it is written for ROS... More > INDIGO. Code samples are written in Python.< Less
Woe By Kent Hovind
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Dr. Kent Hovind covers such topics as: What is going on? How did the World get in such a mess? What is going to happen next? How will the World end? When will it end? What should we do? Where is God... More > in all this mess??!?!< Less
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration System Evaluation Guide By Mike Taitano
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This guide explains how to determine what the operating temperatures and pressures should be for standard air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, and reciprocating chilled water systems... More > equipped with TXV. In addition to the printed text; it includes illustrations.< Less
Sacred Geometry Design Sourcebook - Universal Dimensional Patterns By Bruce Rawles
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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
Source Templates for The Master Genealogist(TM) By Tri-Valley TMG Users Group
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A guide for creating computerized genealogical source citation templates for The Master Genealogist(TM) software package. Each source type template includes the template structure for footnotes and... More > bibliography, as well as citation examples of each. In addition, there are a number of extra tips, ideas and discussion points. These examples and pointers may serve as useful guides when creating source citations in other genealogy software applications.< Less
Stand in the Way!: Patient Advocates Speak Out By Betty Tonsing, Ph.D.
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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 13 Critical Tasks (2nd Edition) By Pete Gagliardi
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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
SurvCE 4.0 Reference By Carlson Software, Inc
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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
Unleashing Africa’s Resilience: Pan-Africanist Renaissance In a New African Century By Costantinos Berhutesfa Costantinos
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Africa includes five of the world’s fastest-growing economies, as well as a treasure chest of natural resources. Those very things, however, have caused multinational corporations to flock to... More > the continent in an attempt take control of those resources. An African renaissance is hard to conceptualize, but that is exactly what is beginning to effect real change, with the assistance of both public officials and ordinary citizens. This study theorizes an African renaissance as the dynamic interaction of strategy and process and seeks to motivate researchers to shift analysis in that direction. This shift emphasizes the task of broadly structuring African renaissance as a geopolitical system is more important than that of promoting it within a specific program of nations. Unleashing Africa’s Resilience provides the necessary tools for research-based policymaking and the critical thinking needed to help Africa build a vibrant economy and become a more prominent player on the world stage.< Less
Dragonfly Installation and operation instructions (81345-4) - ENGLISH (EN) By Raymarine UK Limited
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Installation and operation instructions for Raymarine Dragonfly 5.7" and 7" multifunction displays. For LightHouse 2, software version 10.
The Con Game: A Failure of Trust By T. S. Laham
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The Con Game: A Failure of Trust is a riveting investigation into the silent epidemic of elder abuse in the U.S. This helpful book looks at the myths and realities of aging in America and offers tips... More > for recognizing warning signs and symptoms of elder abuse, effective prevention strategies, information about conservatorships, and advance planning resources. "This book is an asset for anyone involved with or interested in elder mistreatment, or the practical legal resources and solutions available to assist and protect the elder." —Susan A. Katzen, Elder Law/Estate Planning Attorney "A compassionate and true-life story that provides perspectives of an aging America and presents the formalities of estate planning and conservatorships." —Tim Murphy, CPA/Attorney/Professor "Anyone who has an interest professionally or personally with the complexities of senior abuse and issues will find this book to be a great resource." —Cliff H. Oilar, President, Back Home Senior Care< Less
Conserving Outdoor Painted Sculpture: Proceedings from the interim meeting of the Modern Materials and Contemporary Art Working Group of ICOM-CC Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands, June 4–5, 2013 By Getty Conservation Institute
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Proceedings from the Conserving Outdoor Painted Sculpture symposium, held in June 2013 at the Kröller-Müller Museum (KMM) in Otterlo, the Netherlands. The symposium was the interim meeting... More > of the Modern Materials and Contemporary Art working group of ICOM-CC, in collaboration with the KMM, the Getty Conservation Institute, and INCCA (the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art). The volume includes papers on some of the main issues facing conservators of outdoor painted sculpture -- ethical/philosophical, technical/material, legal, management, and information exchange -- and possible responses to those; and technical issues, such as how paints or coatings can be developed or tailored to conservators’ or artists’ needs.< Less
ALASKA SHIPWRECKS: 1750-2010 By Captain Warren Good
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There are 3,642 boat and ship casualties detailed in ALASKA SHIPWRECKS: 1750-2010. The human toll that resulted as a consequence of those losses was in excess of 4,750 souls. Information never... More > before available to the public is presented in detail including locations of disasters, marine charts where they can be found, names of those who were lost, official vessel particulars, weather conditions and descriptions of events. The main vessel list is alphabetical but a chronological accounting follows. Also included is a list of recent Alaska maritime losses with many of the names and particulars of those lost at sea. The author, Captain Warren Good, was active in Alaska commercial fisheries during the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s. He worked the waters of Alaska from Ketchikan to Kotzebue. Captain Good’s unique perspective as a seasoned sailor is reflected in his many comments throughout ALASKA SHIPWRECKS: 1750-2010.< Less
So You Bought a Golf Cart?: An Owner’s Guide for Learning about Golf Carts By Michael K. Rosenbarker
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More than fifteen thousand golf cart injuries send people to the emergency room each year—more than half of them involving children under the age of sixteen. Michael K. Rosenbarker, who sells... More > and rents golf carts for a living, walks you through step-by-step how to stay safe in your golf cart, but that’s just one topic he explores. He also helps you: maintain electric- and gasoline-powered golf carts; properly wash and clean your golf cart; decide on the right seating options and accessories; discover industry secrets of making your golf cart batteries last. If you’ve only recently bought a golf cart—or even if you’ve had one for years but still have questions about operating and maintaining it—then this book is for you. With real-life examples, diagrams, and pictures, it will help you avoid costly repairs or worse. Get the insights and tips that will leave you feeling safe and confident as you enjoy your golf cart more than ever.< Less
So You Bought a Golf Cart?: An Owner’s Guide for Learning about Golf Carts By Michael K. Rosenbarker
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More than fifteen thousand golf cart injuries send people to the emergency room each year—more than half of them involving children under the age of sixteen. Michael K. Rosenbarker, who sells... More > and rents golf carts for a living, walks you through step-by-step how to stay safe in your golf cart, but that’s just one topic he explores. He also helps you: maintain electric- and gasoline-powered golf carts; properly wash and clean your golf cart; decide on the right seating options and accessories; discover industry secrets of making your golf cart batteries last. If you’ve only recently bought a golf cart—or even if you’ve had one for years but still have questions about operating and maintaining it—then this book is for you. With real-life examples, diagrams, and pictures, it will help you avoid costly repairs or worse. Get the insights and tips that will leave you feeling safe and confident as you enjoy your golf cart more than ever.< Less
Kelly's Crystals: A Mojo Bag Handbook By Lauren Kelly
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Mojo bags made simple. How to cleanse stones, assemble simple mojo bags, and apply your intention to create results.
New a, c & e Series Installation and operation instructions (81337-13) - ENGLISH (EN) By Raymarine UK Limited
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Installation and operation instructions for Raymarine LightHouse a65, a67, a68, a75, a77, a78, a95, a97, a98, a125, a127, a128, e7, e7D, c95, c97, c125, c127, e95, e97, e125, e127, e165 multifunction... More > displays (aSeries, cSeries, eSeries). Covers LightHouse 2, software release version 13.< Less
Beacon Yards: De Novo Realism By Northeastern Architecture
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The Beacon Yards: DeNovo Urbanism Research Studio focused on the urban design issues raised by MassDOT’s proposal for the redesign of the Allston/Cambridge interchange of the Massachusetts... More > Turnpike in Boston. After studying the complexities surrounding the site, ten graduate students worked with Tim Love to produce a comprehensive master plan for land owned by MassDOT, Harvard University, and Boston University. Their collective vision is centered on a new commuter rail/transit station, an integrated open space/stormwater network, and a hierarchy of new streets that have been designed to accommodate an integrated range of transportation modes.< Less
Resilient Women By Huairou Commission
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Resilient Women: Integrating Community Resilience Priorities in the Post-2015 Agenda is an action research publication of the Community Practitioners Platform for Resilience in Latin America and the... More > Caribbean. The Community Practitioners Platform for Resilience (CPP) is an organizing and networking mechanism for community-based groups, grassroots women-led groups in particular, to reduce their vulnerability to disaster and climate risks in rural and urban areas. Aimed at building community-to-community support for advancing local development, CPP strategies include fostering exchanges of risk reduction and resilience building practices and establishing multi-community action plans that can be advanced with public officials and/or other stakeholders such as NGOs, donors, and research institutions. This action research spotlights the realities, actions, and gains of CPP’s Latin American and Caribbean member organizations. from Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela.< Less
DIY Accident Investigation By Stanley Bezuidenhout
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DIY Crash Investigation is a reference work that can benefit any road user, from car and truck operators to pedestrians and even bus passengers. Road Traffic Collisions is among the world's leading... More > causes of fatalities but very little is done to educate the public at large as to the steps to take, the elements to consider or how to investigate their own crash scene. This book attempts to address those very needs in simple English. Written for the masses, and based on the personal experiences of Stan Bezuidenhout - one of the world's leading experts on the subject. This is an everyman's guide to DIY Accident Investigation and is based on a 124-point protocol developed by Stan Bezuidenhout for IBF Investigations. More at www.ibfsa.com< Less
EASA Enroute Instrument Rating By Phil Croucher
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Until recently, the only option for instrument rating training in Europe was a full course requiring up to 200 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction, but the Enroute and Competency-Based... More > Instrument ratings (for aeroplanes only) are a part of a new approach that is supposed to make instrument flying more accessible, because the original courses were designed as part of a commercial course and were necessarily intense. This book is for people who already hold an ICAO IR, and who can simply convert to the EASA version by completing the skill test and demonstrating to the examiner (during the skill test) an adequate knowledge of air law, meteorology and flight planning. It contains all the information needed to answer the examiner's questions, plus tip and tricks not usually taught on such a basic course.< Less
Nuebie-Notes By David Lewis
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Your personal guide to NueMD, broken up into six easy-to-follow Blocks.
The Complete Guide To Collecting Composer Coins By R. Kevin Paul
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If you are interested in music and are even slightly curious or interested in coins, this list includes some of the most beautiful and interesting coins ever minted. There are so many countries... More > represented, this list is a great introduction to world coins. This Guidebook includes 376 Coins, 122 Composers, 62 Countries, and 79 Actual Coin Photos.< Less
Standards Specifications By State of Alaska Dept. of Transportation
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State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Standard Specifications for Highway Construction, 2015 Edition.