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    Milling (English, Paperback) Harold Hall

    A comprehensive introduction to the milling machine, assuming no previous experience, by one of Model Engineers' Workshop magazine's leading authorities. Eight projects lead prospective model engineers through all of the techniques involved; each project is extensively illustrated with step-by-step photographs and workshop drawings.

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    Lab Girl (English, Paperback) Hope Jahren

    National Best SellerNamed One of TIME magazine’s "100 Most Influential People"An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world   Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she’s studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Her first...

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    Making it (English, Paperback) Chris Lefteri

    Explains over 100 production methods. With diagrams, case studies and step-by-step photographs of the manufacturing process, this title uses contemporary design as a vehicle to describe production processes. It lists their pros and cons, suitable production volumes, costs involved, speed of production, relevant materials and typical applications.

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  • How to Draw (English, Paperback) Scott Robertson

    Provides instruction on drawing objects and environments from the imagination, constructing accurate perspective grids, and experimenting with various mediums.

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    Why the Wheel is Round (English, Hardback) Steven Vogel

    The human body is an assemblage of parts that don’t fully rotate. Anyone who has sprained an ankle, torn a rotator cuff, or tried to view behind them in an owl-like fashion can attest to the limits of human design. And these limitations pervade natural systems. With the exception of flagella, true wheels don’t exist in the natural world. There are two modes of locomotionthe first is simple rolling, and the second is fixed rotation, such as a wheel or propeller. Humans have a created a world of that relies on rotationmany objects that require human muscle to move, from the knobs on a stove, to a steering wheel, to the track ball on a computer mouse. To the mind of a biomechanist, this point of connection between the human muscular-skeletal system and the world in which we use it to navigate is a terrain for marrying human functioning, development, and history. Cranks and Cranes does just that. Steven Vogel employs his love of history and his remarkable understanding of how things work to look at wheels and other rotational devices and how they are powered by the muscle and skeletal systems of humans and other domesticated animals.

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    Kanban (English, Paperback) David J Anderson $35.71 $52.95
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    No Dream is Too High (English, Hardback) Buzz Aldrin, Ken Abraham

    A beautiful memento, a thought-provoking set of ideas, and a new opportunity for Buzz Aldrin to connect with the masses of people who recognize his unique place in human history: No Dream Is Too High will mean a lot of things to a lot of book lovers.

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    The Design of Everyday Things (English, Paperback) Donald A. Norman

    Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we try to figure out the shower control in a hotel or attempt to navigate an unfamiliar television set or stove. When The Design of Everyday Things was published in 1988, cognitive scientist Don Norman provocatively proposed that the fault lies not in ourselves, but in design that ignores the needs and psychology of people. Fully revised to keep the...

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    Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists (English, Paperback) Brian D. Hahn, Daniel Valentine

    Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, Sixth Edition, provides a concise, balanced overview of MATLAB's functionality that facilitates independent learning, with coverage of both the fundamentals and applications. The essentials of MATLAB are illustrated throughout, featuring complete coverage of the software's windows and menus. Program design and algorithm development are presented...

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    VHDL by Example (English, Paperback) Blaine Readler $20.39
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    How to Draw (English, Hardback) Scott Robertson, Thomas Bertling

    How to Draw is for artists, architects and designers. It is useful to the novice, the student and the professional. You will learn how to draw any object or environment from your imagination, starting with the most basic perspective drawing skills. Early chapters explain how to draw accurate perspective grids and ellipses that in later chapters provide the foundation for more complex forms. The...

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    My Inventions (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla $13.62
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    The Undoing Project (English, CD-Audio) Michael Lewis

    Bestselling author Michael Lewis examines how a Nobel Prize–winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred, systematically, when forced to make...

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  • Rules
    Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers (English, Paperback) Ricky Smith, R. Keith Mobley

    Helps engineers instill knowledge on a daily basis, to do their jobs and to maintain and assure reliable equipment to help reduce costs. This book includes graphs, charts, calculations, tables, curves, and explanations, and basic rules of thumb that engineers working with equipment will need for basic maintenance and reliability of that equipment.

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  • Measurement
    Measurement and Instrumentation (Multiple languages, Paperback) Alan S. Morris, Reza Langari

    Measurement and Instrumentation: Theory and Application, Second Edition, introduces undergraduate engineering students to measurement principles and the range of sensors and instruments used for measuring physical variables.This updated edition provides new coverage of the latest developments in measurement technologies, including smart sensors, intelligent instruments, microsensors, digital...

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  • Elon
    Elon Musk (English, Paperback) Ashlee Vance

    In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs—a real-life Tony Stark—and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new “makers.”Elon Musk spotlights the technology and vision of Elon Musk, the renowned...

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  • Hidden
    Hidden Figures (English, CD-Audio) Margot Lee Shetterly $30.29 $39.99
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    The Design of Everyday Things (English, Paperback) Donald A. Norman

    An expanded edition of the author's pioneering classic on the application of cognitive science to design explains how to depend less on hidden controls, arbitrary functions and user memory while making functions more visible so that consumers are naturally guided to correct controls. Original.

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    Science and Technology in World History (English, Paperback) James E. McClellan, Harold Dorn

    Facts and figures have been thoroughly updated and the work includes a comprehensive Guide to Resources, incorporating the major published literature along with a vetted list of websites and Internet resources for students and lay readers.

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