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The Great Railroad Revolution: The History of Trains in America
By PublicAffairs
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mpn: 16-pp. B/W photo insert on text, ean: 9781610393478, isbn: 1610393473,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
America was made by the railroads. The opening of the Baltimore & Ohio line––the first American railroad––in the 1830s sparked a national revolution in the way that people lived thanks to the speed and convenience of train travel. Promoted by visionaries and built through heroic effort, the American railroad network was bigger in every sense than Europe’s, and facilitated everything from long-distance travel to commuting and transporting goods to waging war. It united far-flung parts

Imagery and GIS: Best Practices for Extracting Information from Imagery
By Esri Press
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ean: 9781589484542, isbn: 1589484541,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
Imagery and GIS, working together, expand our perspective so that we can better perceive and understand The Science of Where™.Today, most maps include imagery in the form of aerial photos, satellite images, thermal images, digital elevation models, and scanned maps. Imagery and GIS: Best Practices for Extracting Information from Imagery shows how imagery can be integrated successfully into GIS maps and analysis. In this essential reference, discover how imagery brings value to GIS and how GIS

Relato de un náufrago (Spanish Edition)
By Vintage Books USA
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ean: 9780307475381, isbn: 0307475387,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
El 28 de febrero de 1955 el destructor Caldas, que viajaba de Estados Unidos a Colombia, sufrió un accidente. Con la finalidad de rescatar a los náufragos, las fuerzas norteamericanas del canal de Panamá peinaron la zona cercana al siniestro. Después de cuatro días de búsqueda no encontraron ningún sobreviviente y se desistió de la búsqueda. Una semana más tarde apareció Luis Alejandro Velasco, quien después de pasar en las aguas del Caribe diez días a la deriva, logró llegar a

Modern Classical Physics: Optics, Fluids, Plasmas, Elasticity, Relativity, and Statistical Physics
By Kip S Thorne
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mpn: 38050619, ean: 9780691159027, isbn: 0691159025,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
This first-year, graduate-level text and reference book covers the fundamental concepts and twenty-first-century applications of six major areas of classical physics that every masters- or PhD-level physicist should be exposed to, but often isn't: statistical physics, optics (waves of all sorts), elastodynamics, fluid mechanics, plasma physics, and special and general relativity and cosmology. Growing out of a full-year course that the eminent researchers Kip Thorne and Roger Blandford taught

Mr. Selden's Map of China: Decoding the Secrets of a Vanished Cartographer
By Bloomsbury Press
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mpn: 9781620401439, ean: 9781620401439, isbn: 9781620401439,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
Timothy Brook's award-winning Vermeer's Hat unfolded the early history of globalization, using Vermeer's paintings to show how objects like beaver hats and porcelain bowls began to circulate around the world. Now he plumbs the mystery of a single artifact that offers new insights into global connections centuries old.In 2009, an extraordinary map of China was discovered in Oxford's Bodleian Library-where it had first been deposited 350 years before, then stowed and forgotten for nearly a

Workbook to Accompany Maintenance & Reliability Best Practices
By Industrial Press, Inc.
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mpn: 9780831134358, ean: 9780831134358, isbn: 0831134356,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
 This softbound workbook is the ideal guide for readers of Gulati's Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices, 2nd edition, as well as for students in a classroom or seminar/workshop setting.Each chapter provides extensive Powerpoint-style summaries of important vocabulary and essential concepts, in a format that encourages students to write additional notes and evaluations of the content.Includes reviews of chapter objectives and summaries.Provides readers with answers to the main text's

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge: FAA-H-8083-25B (FAA Handbooks series)
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mpn: ASA-8083-25B, ean: 9781619544734, isbn: 1619544733,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
This official FAA handbook has been required reading for more than 30 years. Providing basic knowledge essential for all pilots, from beginning students through to the more advanced certificates, this Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) publication introduces readers to the broad spectrum of knowledge required as they progress through pilot training. Studying this book, pilots gain the required knowledge to earn a certificate and understand aerodynamic theory associated with airplane flight.

Best Practices in Data Cleaning: A Complete Guide to Everything You Need to Do Before and After Collecting Your Data
By Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc
SKU: #9781412988018
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sku: 9781412988018, ean: 9781412988018, isbn: 1412988012,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Many researchers jump from data collection directly into testing hypothesis without realizing these tests can go profoundly wrong without clean data. This book provides a clear, accessible, step-by-step process of important best practices in preparing for data collection, testing assumptions, and examining and cleaning data in order to decrease error rates and increase both the power and replicability of results.Jason W. Osborne, author of the handbook Best Practices in Quantitative Methods

Learn to Timber Frame: Craftsmanship, Simplicity, Timeless Beauty
By Beemer Will
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mpn: 622668, ean: 9781612126685, isbn: 9781612126685,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
The first guide to timber framing written specifically for beginners! Expert Will Beemer takes you through the entire process from start to finish, beginning with timber sourcing and ending with a finished building. Using full-color photos, detailed drawings, and clear step-by-step instructions, Beemer shows you exactly how to build one small (12ʹ x 16ʹ) timber-frame structure — suitable for use as a cabin, workshop, or studio. He also explains how to modify the structure to suit your needs

Understanding Space: An Introduction to Astronautics, 3rd Edition (Space Technology)
By McGraw Hill
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780073407753, isbn: 0073407755,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
This is an introductory text in astronautics. It contains historical background and a discussion of space missions, space environment, orbits, atmospheric entry, spacecraft design, spacecraft subsystems, and space operations. It features section reviews summarizing key concepts, terms, and equations, and is extensively illustrated with many photos, figures, and examples Space law, politics,and economics This is a truly user-friendly, full-color text focused on understanding concepts and

Small Woodworking Shops (New Best of Fine Woodworking)
By Taunton Press
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mpn: 9781561586868, ean: 9781561586868, isbn: 1561586862,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
''Small Woodworking Shops contains years of ''Fine Woodworking authors' knowledge and expertise on how to make the best of a small space, often with materials woodworkers already have at their disposal. Projects for modifying garages, basements, or specially built shops to fit various needs are included.Taunton Press.

How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler
By Riverhead Books
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ean: 9780735220140, isbn: 073522014X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
''How to Invent Everything is such a cool book. It's essential reading for anyone who needs to duplicate an industrial civilization quickly.'' --Randall Munroe, xkcd creator and New York Times-bestselling author of What If? The only book you need if you're going back in timeWhat would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past. . . and then broke? How would you survive? Could you improve on humanity's original timeline? And how hard would it be to domesticate a giant

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology
By Cengage Learning
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ean: 9781305578296, isbn: 1305578295,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Develop the knowledge and skills you need to maintain and troubleshoot today's complex heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems with REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGY, 8th Edition. This practical, easy-to-understand book provides hands-on guidance, practical applications, and the solid foundation you need to fully understand today's HVAC service and repair, its environmental challenges, and their solutions. Focused on sustainable technology in today's HVAC/R industry

The Driving Book: Everything New Drivers Need to Know but Don't Know to Ask
By Karen Gravelle
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ean: 9780802738035, isbn: 0802738036,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
Even after taking Driver's Ed and passing that dreaded road test, there are so many things new drivers need to learn about the practical aspects of driving that will only come from experience. Handing over the keys is a traumatic rite of passage for parents, and they will sleep better knowing that The Driving Book is in their teens' glove compartments. Covering virtually every scenario a new driver may face, from changing a tire to negotiating privileges with parents to handling a car in bad

Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist's Guide to Glaze and Color
By Barron's Educational Series
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780764166426, isbn: 0764166425,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Anyone who loves creating ceramics knows that glazing can be a labor of great love or the bane of the entire ceramic process. In the instructional and inspirational Glaze, potters will find a wealth of guidance on the glazing process as several of today's leading ceramicists share the recipes and techniques behind their most stunning works of art--each selected specifically for its unique glaze. Entries include: An overview of the artists' workA technical description of the featured pieceThe

Tom Cotter's Best Barn-Find Collector Car Tales
By Motorbooks
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ean: 9780760363034, isbn: 076036303X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
Tom Cotter is the best-known barn-find collector-car expert working today. Tom Cotter's Best Barn-Find Collector Car Talesâ?? pulls together his best barn find stories from America and around the globe.  Tom Cotter bought his first barn find some 50 years ago and has never looked back. Over the proceeding decades, he has continued to unearth automotive gems, some of which reside in his garage and others found just for the pleasure of the hunt. Tom's passion for automotive archaeology has

Aircraft: The Definitive Visual History
By DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
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mpn: 147430, ean: 9781465402127, isbn: 1465402128,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
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 fantastic engines of Boeing, Lockheed, and more. Planes are divided equally between military and commercial aircraft, and iconic aircraft of each era,

Technical Communication (13th Edition)
By Longman
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ean: 9780321899972, isbn: 0321899970,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Technical Communication offers complete coverage of technical communication, business communication, and professional writing in a user-friendly writing style. The topics move from basic foundational concepts, to chapters on research, visuals, style, document design, usability, and finally to specific documents (basic workplace correspondence to more complex documents, technologies, and oral presentations).  The appendix includes thorough coverage of MLA, APA, and CSE (Council of Science

International Scout Encyclopedia: The Authoritative Guide to IH's Legendary 4x4
By Octane Press LLC
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ean: 9781937747510, isbn: 1937747514,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
This is the only Scout book you'll ever need. Veteran journalist and four-wheel drive historian Jim Allen and recognized collector and Scout expert John Glancy built the most in-depth book about Scout trucks on the market. The book includes details about all your favorite Scout models from the very first to the last one to leave the factory and some the public never saw. With never-before-seen images and new details about the Scout that will surprise even the most dedicated enthusiast, the

Marine Rifleman: Forty-Three Years in the Corps (Memories of War)
By Brand: Potomac Books Inc.
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ean: 9781574885293, isbn: 1574885294,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Intrigued by the mystique and challenge of the Marine Corps, eighteen-year-old Wesley Fox enlisted in the summer of 1950, shortly after the outbreak of the Korean War. He saw action with the First Marine Division in Korea and was wounded in 1951. After Korea, Fox advanced steadily in the enlisted ranks, reaching the rank of first sergeant, and, early in the Vietnam War, he received an appointment as second lieutenant. While serving as a rifle company commander with the Third Marine Division in

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