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  • Better Off: Flipping the Switch on Technology, Paperback
    What is the least we need to achieve the most? With this question in mind, MIT graduate Eric Brende flipped the switch on technology. He and his wife, Mary, ditched their car, electric stove, refrigerator, running water, and everything else motorized or ``hooked to the grid,`` and spent eighteen mon..
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  • Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight Before NASA, Paperback
    NASA's history is a familiar story, culminating with the agency successfully landing men on the moon in 1969, but its prehistory is an important and rarely told tale. America's space agency drew together some of the best minds the non-Soviet world had to offer. At the end of World War II, Wernher vo..
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  • Cathedral, Forge and Waterwheel, Paperback
    An illuminating look at the monumental inventions of the Middle Ages, by the authors of Life in a Medieval Castle. NUME CARTE: Cathedral, Forge and Waterwheel, PaperbackISBN: 0060925817PRET EDITURA: 65.99AUTOR(i): Joseph GiesEDITURA: Harper PerennialCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 1995DATA..
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  • Dawn of the New Everything: Encounters with Reality and Virtual Reality, Hardcover
    The father of virtual reality explains its dazzling possibilities by reflecting on his own lifelong relationship with technologyBridging the gap between tech mania and the experience of being inside the human body, Dawn of the New Everything is a look at what it means to be human at a moment of unpr..
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  • Designing & Building Multi-Deck Model Railroads: How to Get More Out of Your Space, Paperback
    Acquire more space and longer towns and runs with multiple decks. Tony Koester walks you through design, options, lighting and wiring considerations, the where and when sequence, as well as the all-important construction techniques. NUME CARTE: Designing & Building Multi-Deck Model Railroads: How to..
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  • Elasticity, Hardcover
    3rd edition, including new content on stress distributions in elastic solids, spherical anisotrophy, and more. NUME CARTE: Elasticity, HardcoverISBN: 0124081363PRET EDITURA: 489.99AUTOR(i): Martin SaddEDITURA: ElsevierCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Februarie 2014DATA PUBLICARE: 2014FORMAT: 237x19..
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  • Electromagnetics, Paperback
    ``Electromagnetics is by no means an easy subject to grasp. Teaching materials in the discipline must be carefully prepared and organized to help guide students to success. Not only should such materials offer comprehensive mathematics and strong physical insights, they should also present alternati..
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  • Electronic Dreams, Hardcover
    A look at how computers invaded the homes and cultural life of 1980s Britain, from the ZX Spectrum to the Commodore and the BBC Micro. Packed with nostalgia for 30 and 40 somethings! NUME CARTE: Electronic Dreams, HardcoverISBN: 1472918339PRET EDITURA: 128.99AUTOR(i): Tom LeanEDITURA: Bloomsbury Pub..
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  • Engineering Book, Hardcover
    Provides a detailed look at 250 milestones in the discipline of engineering, from the creator of the }How Stuff Works{ series. Covers chemical, aerospace and computer engineering, from ancient history to the present day. Full colour throughout. NUME CARTE: Engineering Book, HardcoverISBN: 1454908092..
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  • Engineering Science, 6th ed, Paperback
    6th edition. NUME CARTE: Engineering Science, 6th ed, PaperbackISBN: 1138828939PRET EDITURA: 217.99AUTOR(i): Bill BoltonEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2015DATA PUBLICARE: 2015FORMAT: 275x221x17..
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  • Experience on Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, and What It Can Do, Hardcover
    Virtual reality is able to effectively blur the line between reality and illusion, pushing the limits of our imagination and granting us access to any experience imaginable. With well-crafted simulations, these experiences, which are so immersive that the brain believes they're real, are already wid..
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  • Go, Flight!: The Unsung Heroes of Mission Control, 1965-1992, Hardcover
    The inspiration for the documentary Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo At first glance, it looks like just another auditorium in just another government building. But among the talented men (and later women) who worked in mission control, the room located on the third floor of Building 30-..
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  • Go, Flight!: The Unsung Heroes of Mission Control, 1965-1992, Paperback
    The talented men (and later women) who worked in mission control at what is now Johnson Space Center occupied a room located on the third floor of Building 30, a room that at first glance looked like just another auditorium in just another government building but would eventually become known by ma..
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  • Infinity Beckoned: Adventuring Through the Inner Solar System, 1969-1989, Hardcover
    Infinity Beckoned illuminates a critical period of space history when humans dared an expansive leap into the inner solar system. With an irreverent and engaging style, Jay Gallentine conveys the trials and triumphs of the people on the ground who conceived and engineered the missions that put robot..
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  • Ingenious Patents: Bubble Wrap, Barbed Wire, Bionic Eyes, and Other Pioneering Inventions, Hardcover
    For the curious and the creators, Ingenious Patents tells the fascinating history of the inventors and their creations that have changed our world.Discover some of the most innovative of the 6.5 million patents that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted since Thomas Jefferson issued the ..
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  • Introduction to Optimum Design, Hardcover
    4th edition. NUME CARTE: Introduction to Optimum Design, HardcoverISBN: 0128008067PRET EDITURA: 530.99AUTOR(i): Jasbir AroraEDITURA: Academic PressCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2016DATA PUBLICARE: 2016FORMAT: 244x197x39..
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  • Manual of Engineering Drawing, Paperback
    The definitive guide to drafting the latest ISO standards. An essential reference for students and engineers involved in design engineering and product design. Written by members of the ISO committee and practicing engineers. NUME CARTE: Manual of Engineering Drawing, PaperbackISBN: 0080966527PRET E..
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  • Medieval Robots: Mechanism, Magic, Nature, and Art, Paperback
    A thousand years before Isaac Asimov set down his Three Laws of Robotics, real and imagined automata appeared in European courts, liturgies, and literary texts. Medieval robots took such forms as talking statues, mechanical animals, and silent metal guardians; some served to entertain or instruct wh..
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  • OCR Design and Technology for AS/A Level, Paperback
    Delivers the knowledge, understanding and skills students need for 2017 OCR Design & Technology AS and A Level. NUME CARTE: OCR Design and Technology for AS/A Level, PaperbackISBN: 1510402659PRET EDITURA: 224.99AUTOR(i): John GrundyEDITURA: Hodder EducationCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Ianuarie 20..
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  • Outposts on the Frontier: A Fifty-Year History of Space Stations, Hardcover
    The International Space Station (ISS) is the largest man-made structure to orbit Earth and has been conducting research for close to a decade and a half. Yet it is only the latest in a long line of space stations and laboratories that have flown in orbit since the early 1970s. The histories of these..
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  • Personal Stereo, Paperback
    Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. When the Sony Walkman debuted in 1979, people were enthralled by the novel experience it offered: immersion in the music of their choice, anytime, anywhere. But the Walkman was also denounced a..
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  • Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology, Hardcover
    In this book, Edward Ashford Lee makes a bold claim: that the creators of digital technology have an unsurpassed medium for creativity. Technology has advanced to the point where progress seems limited not by physical constraints but the human imagination. Writing for both literate technologists and..
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  • Project Gemini, Hardcover
    In just two-and-a-half years, beginning in 1964, two unmanned and ten manned flights took place in the Gemini program. This program was the turning point in the space race with the USSR; from then on the Americans took the lead. Flights lasting two weeks, into the Van Allen Belt, the first extravehi..
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  • Project Management, Hardcover
    12th edition. Updated to address emerging issues, this bestselling project management textbook for students and professionals presents a streamlined approach in full alignment with PMI's latest Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). NUME CARTE: Project Management, HardcoverISBN: 1119165350PRE..
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  • Project Mercury, Hardcover
    Project Mercury was America's entry into the manned spaceflight program. When the program began in 1958, the Soviet Union was far ahead of the US in the race for supremacy in space. With immense effort, and in record time, NASA, the newly created spaceflight organization, developed a space transport..
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  • Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History, Paperback
    As lives offline and online merge ever more, it is easy to forget how we got here. Rise of the Machines reclaims the spectacular story of cybernetics, one of the twentieth century's pivotal ideas. Springing from the febrile mind of mathematician Norbert Wiener amid the devastation of World War II, t..
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  • Schaum's Outline of Electric Circuits, Seventh Edition, Paperback
    Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Textbook too pricey?Fortunately, there's Schaum's. This all-in-one-package includes more than 500 fully-solved problems, examples, and practice exercises to sharpen your problem-solving skills. Plus, you will have access to 25 detailed videos f..
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  • Science for Engineering, 5th ed, Paperback
    5th edition. A practical introduction to the engineering science required for engineering study and practice. NUME CARTE: Science for Engineering, 5th ed, PaperbackISBN: 113882688XPRET EDITURA: 201.99AUTOR(i): John BirdEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Iunie 2015DATA PUBLICA..
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  • Special Functions for Scientists and Engineers, Paperback
    Clear and comprehensive, this text provides undergraduates with a straightforward guide to special functions. It is equally suitable as a reference volume for professionals, and readers need no higher level of mathematical knowledge beyond elementary calculus. Topics include the solution of second-o..
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  • The Chinese Typewriter: A History, Hardcover
    Chinese writing is character based, the one major world script that is neither alphabetic nor syllabic. Through the years, the Chinese written language encountered presumed alphabetic universalism in the form of Morse Code, Braille, stenography, Linotype, punch cards, word processing, and other syst..
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  • The Network: The Battle for the Airwaves and the Birth of the Communications Age, Hardcover
    The astonishing story of America's airwaves, the two friends--one a media mogul, the other a famous inventor--who made them available to us, and the government which figured out how to put a price on air.This is the origin story of the airwaves--the foundational technology of the communications age-..
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  • The Story of Corn, Paperback
    The Story of Corn is a unique compendium, drawing upon history and mythology, science and art, anecdote and image, personal narrative and epic to tell the extraordinary story of the grain that built the New World. Corn transformed the way the entire world eats, providing a hardy, inexpensive alterna..
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  • To Forgive Design, Hardcover
    Explores engineering and design failures, considering the wider context in which accidents occur. NUME CARTE: To Forgive Design, HardcoverISBN: 0674065840PRET EDITURA: 113.99AUTOR(i): Henry PetroskiEDITURA: Harvard University PressCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Martie 2012DATA PUBLICARE: 2012FORM..
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  • Troublemakers: Silicon Valley's Coming of Age, Hardcover
    The richly told narrative of the Silicon Valley generation that launched five major high-tech industries in seven years, laying the foundation for today's technology-driven world. At a time when the five most valuable companies on the planet are high-tech firms and nearly half of Americans say they ..
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  • Understanding Construction Drawings with Drawings, Paperback
    6th edition. NUME CARTE: Understanding Construction Drawings with Drawings, PaperbackISBN: 1285061020PRET EDITURA: 469.99AUTOR(i): Mark W HuthEDITURA: Cengage LearningCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Februarie 2013DATA PUBLICARE: 2013FORMAT: 264x220x51..
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  • Wheels Stop: The Tragedies and Triumphs of the Space Shuttle Program, 1986-2011, Hardcover
    Humanity's first reusable spacecraft and the most complex machine ever built, NASA's Space Shuttle debuted with great promise and as a dependable source of wonder and national pride. But with the Challenger catastrophe in 1986, the whole Space Shuttle program came into question, as did NASA itself, ..
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  • Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World, Paperback
    ``A house of wonders itself. . . . Wonderland inspires grins and well-what-d'ya-knows`` --The New York Times Book Review From the New York Times-bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From, a look at the world-changing innovations we made while keeping ourselves entertaine..
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