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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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  • 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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  • Random Processes for Engineers (English, Hardback) Arthur David Snider

    This book discusses the statistical description of processes, including an extensive review of probability and statistics, and the analysis of raw data using spectral methods. Various theoretical models that have been proposed for processes (ARMA, Bernoulli, shot, Markov, and random walks) are described, as well as techniques that are used for prediction of such processes: least meansquared error...

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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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  • 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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  • The Weapon Wizards (English, Hardback) Yaakov Katz, Amir Bohbot

    From drones to satellites, missile defense systems to cyber warfare, Israel is leading the world when it comes to new technology being deployed on the modern battlefield. The Weapon Wizards shows how this tiny nation of 8 million learned to adapt to the changes in warfare and become the new prototype of a 21st century superpower.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Elon Musk (English, Paperback) Andrew Knight

    ELON MUSKGrab this GREAT physical book now at a limited time discounted price!Elon Musk has been busy improving humanity’s chance of long term survival for nearly 20 years. After helping to form PayPal, Musk went on to form a company whose work has since replaced the space shuttle when it comes to NASA flights to the space station and is behind the recent expansion in the number of electric cars...

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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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  • Kanban (English, Paperback) David J Anderson $36.70 $52.95
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  • Measurement and Instrumentation (English, 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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  • VHDL by Example (English, Paperback) Blaine Readler $18.41 $19.95
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  • My Inventions (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla $12.92
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  • Introduction to AutoCAD 2017 (English, Paperback) Bernd S. Palm, Alf Yarwood

    Master the complexities of the world's bestselling 2D and 3D software with Introduction to AutoCAD 2017. Ideally suited to new users of AutoCAD, this book will be a useful resource for drawing modules in both vocational and introductory undergraduate courses in engineering and construction.A comprehensive, step-by-step introduction to the latest release of AutoCAD. Covering all the basic...

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  • Engineering Victory (English, Hardback) Thomas F. Army

    He reveals massive logistical operations as critical in determining the war's outcome.

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  • Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering (English, Paperback) K. F. Riley, M. P. Hobson

    This highly acclaimed undergraduate textbook teaches all the mathematics for undergraduate courses in the physical sciences.

    $67.86 $80.00
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