Category: Engineering & Transportation

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The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Trouble-Free Car Care

Description Taking care of your car doesn’t have to give you a breakdown! You’re no idiot, of course. You help the kids with math homework, operate the toaster, and even manage the office carpool. Put when it comes to rolling up your sleeves and tinkering under the hood of your car, you’d rather walk. Don’t lace up your sneakers yet. THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO TROUBLE-FREE CAR CARE (First Edition) helps you build the skills you need to maintain your car and handle common repairs. Feel confident about applying a little elbow grease to any project, including trickier tasks like adjusting the brakes. In this...

Zero to Maker Learn (Just Enough) to Make (Just About) Anything 0

Zero to Maker: Learn (Just Enough) to Make (Just About) Anything

Description Are you possessed by the urge to invent, design, and make something that others enjoy, but don’t know how to plug into the Maker movement? In this book, you’ll follow author David Lang’s headfirst dive into the Maker world and how he grew to be a successful entrepreneur. You’ll discover how to navigate this new community, and find the best resources for learning the tools and skills you need to be a dynamic maker in your own right. Lang reveals how he became a pro maker after losing his job, and how the experience helped him start OpenROV—a DIY community and product line focused...

One Simple Idea, Revised and Expanded Edition, 2nd Edition 0

One Simple Idea, Revised and Expanded Edition, 2nd Edition

Description With must-have updates, a new edition of the bestselling method that shows how anyone can turn their one simple idea into millions – without lifting a finger! Stephen Key is an award-winning inventor who has licensed more than 20 product ideas. In 2011, he shared the secrets to his success in the bestselling book One Simple Idea. Since that time, many changes have occurred in the entrepreneurial world. One Simple Idea, Revised and Expanded Edition has been revised and updated to reflect current trends and practices in the industry. In addition to teaching readers how to turn their ideas into marketable products that companies will want...

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A Student’s Guide to Coding and Information Theory

Description This easy-to-read guide provides a concise introduction to the engineering background of modern communication systems, from mobile phones to data compression and storage. Background mathematics and specific engineering techniques are kept to a minimum so that only a basic knowledge of high-school mathematics is needed to understand the material covered. The authors begin with many practical applications in coding, including the repetition code, the Hamming code and the Huffman code. They then explain the corresponding information theory, from entropy and mutual information to channel capacity and the information transmission theorem. Finally, they provide insights into the connections between coding theory and other fields. Many...

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Ten Women Who Changed Science and the World

Description From two-time Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie to physicist Chien-Shiung Wu and obstetrical anesthesiologist Virginia Apgar, M.D., this book celebrates the lives and hard-earned accomplishments of ten women from around the world who forever changed astronomy, physics, chemistry, medicine, and biology. “These minibiographies of women who persisted will move anyone with an avid curiosity about the world.” –Publishers Weekly It has been more than a century since the Nobel Prize in science was first awarded to a woman. And after Marie Curie’s 1911 accolade, seventeen other women―including two in 2018―have been so honored (Curie won the award a second time). This book explores the...

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The Physics of Computing, 1st Edition

Description The Physics of Computing gives a foundational view of the physical principles underlying computers. Performance, power, thermal behavior, and reliability are all harder and harder to achieve as transistors shrink to nanometer scales. This book describes the physics of computing at all levels of abstraction from single gates to complete computer systems. It can be used as a course for juniors or seniors in computer engineering and electrical engineering, and can also be used to teach students in other scientific disciplines important concepts in computing. For electrical engineering, the book provides the fundamentals of computing that link core concepts to computing. For computer science, it...

Micro MBA Theory and Practice 0

Micro MBA: Theory and Practice

Description Micro MBA focuses on accounting, economics, marketing, human resources, operations, finance and gives the “core” curriculum of subjects usually present in an MBA program. This book presents the key concepts to all those pursuing a managerial career in the technological and engineering industry on principles, strategies, models, techniques, methodologies and applications in the business area for non-economists. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 3.1 MB)

Circuit Design Know It All, 1st Edition 0

Circuit Design: Know It All, 1st Edition

Description The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer’s first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf! Electronics Engineers need to master a wide area of topics to excel. The Circuit Design Know It All covers every angle including semiconductors, IC Design and Fabrication, Computer-Aided Design, as well as Programmable Logic Design. • A 360-degree view from our best-selling authors • Topics include fundamentals, Analog, Linear, and Digital circuits • The ultimate hard-working desk reference; all the...

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Beginning Analog Electronics through Projects, 2nd Edition

Description Analog electronics is the simplest way to start a fun, informative, learning program. Beginning Analog Electronics Through Projects, Second Edition was written with the needs of beginning hobbyists and students in mind. This revision of Andrew Singmin’s popular Beginning Electronics Through Projects provides practical exercises, building techniques, and ideas for useful electronics projects. Additionally, it features new material on analog and digital electronics, and new projects for troubleshooting test equipment. Published in the tradition of Beginning Electronics Through Projects and Beginning Digital Electronics Through Projects, this book limits theory to “need-to-know” information that will allow you to get started right away without complex math....

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How to Become a Software Tester: Self-study course on SQA and Testing

Description To become a solid tester requires a lot of hands-on experience. You cannot get that by reading without practicing. This course was created to give everyone an opportunity to gain that experience, without paying the thousands of dollars usually spent for a comparable education in testing. This tutorial is linked to online training software to illustrate examples and allow our students to perform practical hands-on interaction with online store, databases, log files, bug tracking system, QA automation, etc. This is unique one-of-the-kind textbook that will help you become a software tester at your own pace and at the fraction of the price that you’d...