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Build Your Own Underwater Robot: And Other Wet Projects
Build Your Own Underwater Robot: And Other Wet Projects
by Harry Bohm and Vickie Jensen
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Build Your Own Underwater Robot introduces the excitement and technology of underwater exploration. It presents clear, well-illustrated projects — from underwater robots (ROVs) and gliders to diving bells and model habitats. All are constructed... (read more)

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Underwater Robotics: Science, Design & Fabrication
Underwater Robotics: Science, Design & Fabrication
by Dr. Steven W. Moore and Harry Bohm and Vickie Jensen
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This textbook is written for advanced high school classes, college and university entry-level courses, and the underwater technology enthusiast. Each chapter begins with a true scenario that sets the stage for the ocean science, physics, math... (read more)

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Anvils in America
Anvils in America
by Richard A. Postman
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Hailed as the definitive resource and standard reference book for blacksmiths, anvil collectors, and anyone interested in historical tools, Richard Postman's Anvils in America is the culmination of 15 years of meticulous research. In 1982, while... (read more)

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Ignition Handbook
Ignition Handbook
by Vytenis Babrauskas
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This hefty reference encompasses the field of ignition (or, using an older term, inflammation) of unwanted fires. Emphasis is on the practical aspects of determining causes of fires, with the theoretical underpinnings summarized in a way that should... (read more)

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Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 1
Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 1
by Stephen Chastain
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Cast Metal in Sand Molds Using Your Own Backyard Foundry! Learn how to cast metal in sand molds using simple techniques and readily available materials. Steve Chastain, a Mechanical and Materials Engineer, shows the beginner how to make a sand mold and... (read more)

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Core Performance Guide: A Prescriptive Program to Achieve Significant, Predictable Energy Savings in New Commercial Buildings
Core Performance Guide: A Prescriptive Program to Achieve Significant, Predictable Energy Savings in New Commercial Buildings
by New Buildings Institute
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Core Performance Guide is the nationally recognized source on how to deliver best-in-class energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality in high-performance commercial buildings. Core Performance brings together over 30 criteria defining high... (read more)

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Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 2
Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 2
by Stephen Chastain
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Cast Metal in Sand Molds Using Your Own Backyard Foundry! Part 2 of the Sand Casting Manual continues by describing more advanced techniques. Using non-technical terms, Steve Chastain, a mechanical and materials engineer shows you how to cast metal... (read more)

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Rifling Machines & Methods
Rifling Machines & Methods
by Clifford F Labounty
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"After a page and half of describing the contents of the book, the reviewer concludes: "While this book was not intended for the forensic firearm examiner, it contains a great deal of information that is significant to the examiner.....This book will be... (read more)

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Doolin's Trouble Shooters Bible: Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Heat Pumps, Heating, 5th Edition
Doolin's Trouble Shooters Bible: Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Heat Pumps, Heating, 5th Edition
by Doolco Inc.
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More than 200,000 servicemen own the Doolin's Trouble Shooters Bible. Hundreds of trade schools and community colleges use this book in their training programs. This book rides service trucks, is the shop manual of the trade and is used extensively by... (read more)

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Tabletop Machining: A Basic Approach to Making Small Parts on Miniature Machine Tools
Tabletop Machining: A Basic Approach to Making Small Parts on Miniature Machine Tools
by Joe Martin
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This book details "real world" practices in machining and gives a good insight into the challenges faced by machinists. Too often good craftsmen are stopped from venturing forth because the only information available shows only the technically perfect... (read more)

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Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now
Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now
by Douglas Rushkoff
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People spent the twentieth century obsessed with the future. We created technologies that would help connect us faster, gather news, map the planet, and compile knowledge. We strove for an instantaneous network where time and space could be compressed... (read more)

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
by Lewis Dartnell
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How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch? If our technological society collapsed tomorrow, perhaps from a viral pandemic or catastrophic asteroid impact, what would be the one book you would want to press into the hands of... (read more)

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Proof: The Science of Booze
Proof: The Science of Booze
by Adam Rogers
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Drinking gets a lot more interesting when you know whats actually inside your glass of microbrewed ale, single-malt whisky, or Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. All of them begin with fermentation, where a fungus called yeast binges on sugar molecules and poops... (read more)

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Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation
Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation
by Steven Johnson
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Essential reading-and progressive thinking-on the subject of innovation, from the national bestselling author. Steven Johnson, an acknowledged bestselling leader on the subject of innovation, gathers-for a foundational text on the subject of innovation... (read more)

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The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move?
The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move?
by Patrick Tucker
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“Where I saw a thrilling and historic transformation in the worlds oldest idea—the future—other people saw only Target, Facebook, Google, and the government using their data to surveil, track, and trick them . . . But in fact, your data... (read more)

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The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff
by Tom Wolfe
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From "Americas nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. "Tom Wolfe at his very best" (The New York Times Book... (read more)

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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
by Eric Schlosser
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New York Times Bestseller,   With a New Afterword “Schlosser has a flair for dazzling scene-setting and an arsenal of startling facts . . . Fast Food Nation points the way but, to resurrect an old fast food slogan, the choice is yours... (read more)

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You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto (Vintage)
You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto (Vintage)
by Jaron Lanier
Staff Pick
Proceed carefully. Reading this book is like biting into a jalapeño jelly bean that you thought was pear flavored. Startling, eye-opening, and a bit unnerving, Lanier's manifesto could be the key to preserving autonomy as increased technological... (read more)

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Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission
Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission
by Marc Kaufman
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MARC KAUFMAN writes about NASA and space science for NationalGeographic.com/NewsWatch and The Washington Post, where he was a reporter on the national staff for 10 years. Kirkus listed his previous book, First Contact, as one of the best nonfiction... (read more)

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The Mask of Command
The Mask of Command
by John Keegan
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John Keegan’s brilliant look at the meaning of leadership In The Mask of Command, John Keegan asks us to consider questions that are seldom asked: What is the definition of leadership? What makes a great military leader? Why is it that men, indeed... (read more)

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