Engineering & Transportation

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The world-famous Apollo 13 mission and dramatic explosion on the service module, captured in technical detail like you’ve never seen before.   On April 13, 1970, NASA’s Apollo 13 suffered a near-catastrophic explosion in space. The planned lunar landing that day was promptly called off, and a new challenge prioritized: get the spacecraft safely ...
The world-famous Apollo 13 mission and dra...
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This book is intended for those who wish to broaden their knowledge of jet engine technology and associated subjects. It covers turbojet, turboprop and turbofan designs and is applicable to civilian and military usage. It commences with an overview of the main design types and fundamentals and then looks at air intakes, compresors, turbines and ...
This book is intended for those who wish t...
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Full color illustrations throughout.
Full color illustrations throughout.
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Covers the history of helicopter use throughout Africa, from the war in Rhodesia (1962-80) to the last days of Somalia.
Covers the history of helicopter use throu...
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Distant Thunder details the engrossing experiences of a helicopter pilot’s tales of war told through letters that come straight from the heart. Often the author labored well into the night after a mission still wearing the dusty flight suit which bore witness to the events he penned.Don Harward was torn between two worlds; his loyalty to his fam...
Distant Thunder details the engrossing exp...
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The helicopter was introduced to warfare during World War II. Since then, it has had a profound effect at both the tactical and strategic levels. This in-depth book by a military aviation expert examines the growth of the helicopter's importance in warfare and argues convincingly that severe flaws in the military procurement process have led to ...
The helicopter was introduced to warfare d...
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Area 51's most important military aviation developments are profiled in an illustrated format. When most of us think of Area 51, we think of aliens, UFOs, and controversial government cover-ups. It's easy to forget that, since the mid-1950s, the United States' famed extension of Edwards Air Force Base has served as a top-secret CIA testing groun...
Area 51's most important military aviation...
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From the first prototypes of flying machines to today's supersonic jets, the history and roles of aircraft are explored in this beautifully illustrated guide. Aviation enthusiasts of all stripes and ages will welcome learning more about key brands and big players from yesterday and today — whether it's the marvels of hot air balloons or the fant...
From the first prototypes of flying machin...
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The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum holds the country's premier collection of historic aircrafts, but visitors must view these impressive structures at a distance.In the Cockpit captures the feeling of helming these historic craft with big, gorgeous four–color photographs that will give flight enthusiasts a true pilot's eye view of man...
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Mus...
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Full color edition. FAA-H-8083-15A. Designed for use by instrument flight instructors and pilots preparing for instrument rating tests.
Full color edition. FAA-H-8083-15A. Design...
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From the Wright brothers' first powered flight, to Concorde's final voyage and the tragic crash of the Columbia, Flight takes you on a sky-high journey through the history of aviation. Charting the trailblazers, jet test pilots and constant progress at the cutting-edge of technology, every aspect of flight is explored in this stunning book. Reca...
From the Wright brothers' first powered fl...
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After a ten-year leave, Kathryn Jacobs has been invited back to the N.T.S.B to investigate a series of unexplained airline crashes. But her husband, Captain Bill Jacobs, has his concerns. While her twin daughters are off at camp, and Bill is actively campaigning for the Pilot Union Presidency, Kathryn secretly begins her investigation. What she ...
After a ten-year leave, Kathryn Jacobs has...
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WHAT'S IN STICK AND RUDDER: The invisible secret of all heavier-than-air flight: the Angle of Attack. What it is, and why it can't be seen. How lift is made, and what the pilot has to do with it. Why airplanes stall How do you know you're about to stall? The landing approach. How the pilot's eye functions in judging the approach. The visual ...
WHAT'S IN STICK AND RUDDER: The invisible...
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Full of funny and heartwarming stories, Felix The Railway Cat is the remarkable tale of a close-knit community and its amazing bond with a very special cat. When Felix arrived at Huddersfield Railway Station as an eight-week-old kitten, no one knew just how important this little ball of fluff would become. Although she has a vital job to do as ...
Full of funny and heartwarming stories, F...
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On the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, a prominent Titanic researcher offers a final chance to see the ship before it disappears foreverThe Titanic was the biggest, most luxurious passenger ship the world had ever seen; the ads proclaimed it to be unsinkable. When it sank in April 1912 after hitting an iceberg, killing more than 1,5...
On the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's...
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The collected memoirs of 63 survivors of the sinking of the Titanic. There were 712 survivors of the Titanic disaster and their horrific experience has captivated readers and movie goers for almost 100 years. But what was it actually like for a woman to say goodbye to her husband? For a mother to leave her teenage sons? For the unlucky many who ...
The collected memoirs of 63 survivors of t...
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The world famous ocean liner Titanic, which sank on her maiden voyage in 1912, is the latest subject to receive the Haynes Manual treatment. With an authoritative text and hundreds of illustrations, see how this leviathan was built, launched, and fitted out. Read about her lavish passenger accommodation. Learn about the captain’s responsibilitie...
The world famous ocean liner Titanic, whic...
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“An astonishing work.”—Julian Fellowes, Creator and Executive Producer of “Downton Abbey” “A book well worthy of marking the centenary of the crystal-clear night when the immense ship slid to her terrible doom.”—Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman It has been one hundred years since the sinking of ...
“An astonishing work.”—Julian Fellowes, Cr...
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"This book will save you money and grief before you can say woven roving."--Sailing "A comprehensive and accurate work that should benefit almost any owner of a fiberglass boat."--SAIL "This book will prove a valuable addition to the library of any boat builder or owner who is seriously interested in doing his own repairs, as well as interceptin...
"This book will save you money and grief b...
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Boatbuilding Manual is one of the most widely read texts on the subject, and it has been used for years as a standard reference at both boatbuilding and design schools. A builder and designer for more than 55 years, Robert Steward has rare abilities as a writer and draftsman. His phrasing is clear and easy, and he writes the absolute minimum nec...
Boatbuilding Manual is one of the most wid...
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John Gardner, a teacher and writer by training, was a rare man, good with both words and tools. As Associate Curator of Small Craft at Mystic Seaport Museum from 1969 to 1995, he became the leading advocate and teacher of building small wooden boats. He sought out the best remaining examples of classic wooden boats. Then he measured them, drew t...
John Gardner, a teacher and writer by trai...
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This unique visual guide charts the fascinating history of tractors and also provides an A-Z reference from around the world.
This unique visual guide charts the fascin...
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This collection of spectacular photos of the largest machines in use today--bulldozers, haulers, wheel loaders, excavators, cable shovels, draglines and cranes--also includes photos of people or familiar vechicles such as pickup trucks to help the reader get a sense of the enormous nature of these industrial "giants." 140 color illustrations.
This collection of spectacular photos of t...
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Alphabetically organized, fully cross-referenced, and packed with photographs, this enticing encyclopedia makes the perfect gift for anyone who ever felt drawn to the sight of an onrushing train. It features the most significant innovations in locomotive technology, as well as the most important and colorful characters from the history of the ir...
Alphabetically organized, fully cross-refe...
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An extensive reference features a photograph gallery of classic motorcycles, a manufacturer listing that profiles every maker in the industry, design blueprints for special models, and production histories. 40,000 first printing.
An extensive reference features a photogra...
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No other period of history has spawned such a huge fictional oeuvre as the Nelsonic era - Marryat, Forester, Pope, Kent, O'Brian and Donachie are just some of the authors whose heroics are portrayed as sailors in the Royal Navy. Their exploits have fascinated readers in countries all around the world but for many of them the real world of Nelson...
No other period of history has spawned suc...
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On his deathbed, Alex Roy's father dropped tantalizing hints about the notorious Cannonball Run of the 1970s, the utterly illegal high-speed nonstop race from New York to L.A. that was nothing at all like the one portrayed in the Burt Reynolds movie.Inspired by his father's dying words, and against the advice of his loyal, lifelong friends, Roy ...
On his deathbed, Alex Roy's father dropped...
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THE LAST OPEN ROADby B.S. LevySportscar racing in the Fifties was an era that historians and fans alike have rediscovered as being one of the most exciting and splendid periods. This book brings back all that was motorsports! Now in its fourth printing, The Last Open Road has brought rave reviews from everyone who has read it. The perfect gift f...
THE LAST OPEN ROADby B.S. LevySportscar ra...
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Janet Evanovich, the New York Times #1 best-selling author of Finger Lickin' Fifteen, brings Alexandra Barnaby and Sam Hooker, from the hit Barnaby novels Metro Girl and Motor Mouth, to Dark Horse Comics with her debut graphic novel Troublemaker!Alex Barnaby and Sam Hooker are back together and fighting crime the only way they know how by leavin...
Janet Evanovich, the New York Times #1 bes...
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Honora and Sexton Beecher find their lives forever changed when they are rendered virtually penniless by the crash of the stock market, forcing Sexton to work in a nearby mill, a job that is plagued by violence, and as they try to reconstruct their marriage and home, they are confronted by passions of every kind, in a powerful novel by the autho...
Honora and Sexton Beecher find their lives...
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The brand new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author features the rarest of Carpathians-a female. Ivory-a rare Carpathian female-has been protected by her brothers for most of her life. But once she frees the mage Razvan from his prison cave, they must flee together, enemies of Carpathian hunters as well as vampires. Ivory senses th...
The brand new novel from the #1 New York T...
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The autobiography -- the dangerous life and wild times -- of Sonny Barger, the legendary leader of the Hells Angels. Sonny Barger is the Hells Angel of all Hells Angels, the motorcycle club which has been the scourge of America for over forty years. Sonny was their de facto leader for much of that time, the man who Hunter S. Thompson immortalise...
The autobiography -- the dangerous life an...
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From the author of the New York Times bestselling, Valiant Ambition, the riveting and critically acclaimed bestseller and a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, directed by Ron Howard "With its huge, scarred head halfway out of the water and its tail beating the ocean into a white-water wake more than forty feet across, the whale appro...
From the author of the New York Times best...
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The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature.It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful,...
The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the ...
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Public transit is a powerful tool for addressing a huge range of urban problems, including traffic congestion and economic development as well as climate change. But while many people support transit in the abstract, it's often hard to channel that support into good transit investments.  Part of the problem is that transit debates attract many k...
Public transit is a powerful tool for addr...
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Photographer Christopher Herwig first noticed the unusual architecture of Soviet-era bus stops during a 2002 long-distance bike ride from London to St. Petersburg. Challenging himself to take one good photograph every hour, Herwig began to notice surprisingly designed bus stops on otherwise deserted stretches of road. Twelve years later, Herwig ...
Photographer Christopher Herwig first noti...
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More than one hundred years ago the freedom-loving, speed-hungry motorcycle fanatics who founded Harley-Davidson began producing what would become the most important motorcycles in history. The company’s founders knew from the start that they had created something special. Almost immediately they began collecting at least one example of virtuall...
More than one hundred years ago the freedo...
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An oversized, limited commemorative edition of acclaimed South Florida author Les Standiford’s gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West extension of Henry Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railway, originally published in 2002 and now in its 20th printing. This edition, commemorating the completio...
An oversized, limited commemorative editio...
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The author of Citizen Soldiers and Undaunted Courage chronicles the race to finish the transcontinental railroad in the 1860s and the exploits, sacrifices, triumphs, and tragedies of the individuals who made it happen. 500,000 first printing.
The author of Citizen Soldiers and Undaunt...
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On October 21st, 1805, an English fleet commanded by Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson hunted down and annihilated the combined fleets of France and Spain in an immense sea battle off Cape Trafalgar, near the Spanish coast. The Battle of Trafalgar, as it came to be known, crowned the Royal Navy as undisputed sovereign of the world's oceans. Her naval ...
On October 21st, 1805, an English fleet co...
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From the author of the New York Times bestselling, Valiant Ambition, the riveting and critically acclaimed bestseller and a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, directed by Ron Howard "With its huge, scarred head halfway out of the water and its tail beating the ocean into a white-water wake more than forty feet across, the whale appro...
From the author of the New York Times best...
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#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of chil...
#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bests...
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After a ten-year leave, Kathryn Jacobs has been invited back to the N.T.S.B to investigate a series of unexplained airline crashes. But her husband, Captain Bill Jacobs, has his concerns. While her twin daughters are off at camp, and Bill is actively campaigning for the Pilot Union Presidency, Kathryn secretly begins her investigation. What she ...
After a ten-year leave, Kathryn Jacobs has...
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Twenty-five years after the catastrophe, a dramatic and extraordinarily rare 360-degree view of the crash of a fully loaded jumbo jet. As hundreds of rescue workers waited on the ground, United Airlines Flight 232 wallowed drunkenly over the bluffs northwest of Sioux City. The plane slammed onto the runway and burst into a vast fireball. The res...
Twenty-five years after the catastrophe, a...
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Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks—the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger—the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York’s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew.On January 15, 20...
Now a major motion picture from Clint East...
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Book by Brenlove, Milovan S.
Book by Brenlove, Milovan S.
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Authoritative, Up-to-Date Coverage of Airport Planning and Design Fully updated to reflect the significant changes that have occurred in the aviation industry, the new edition of this classic text offers definitive guidance on every aspect of planning, design, engineering, and renovating airports and terminals. Planning and Design of Airports, F...
Authoritative, Up-to-Date Coverage of Airp...
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* The new standard on airport systems planning,design, and management * Provides solutions to the most pressing airport concerns: expansion, traffic, environment, additions, etc. * Full coverage of computer-based tools and methodology * Additional reports and updates available via authors' website
* The new standard on airport systems plan...
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In August 1981, the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) called an illegal strike. The new president, Ronald Reagan, fired the strikers, establishing a reputation for both decisiveness and hostility to organized labor. As Joseph A. McCartin writes, the strike was the culmination of two decades of escalating conflict between ...
In August 1981, the Professional Air Traff...
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Visionary game designer Jane McGonigal reveals how we can harness the power of games to solve real-world problems and boost global happiness. More than 174 million Americans are gamers, and the average young person in the United States will spend ten thousand hours gaming by the age of twenty-one. According to world-renowned game designer Jane ...
Visionary game designer Jane McGonigal rev...
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This is the thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the hugely successful The Art of Electronics. Widely accepted as the authoritative text and reference on electronic circuit design, both analog and digital, this book revolutionized the teaching of electronics by emphasizing the methods actually used by circuit designers -- a combinati...
This is the thoroughly revised and updated...

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