hit counter

Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam, 13th Ed

Month: June 2017

Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam, 13th Ed

Comprehensive Mechanical Engineering Coverage You Can TrustThe Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the Mechanical PE exam. This book’s time-tested organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you quickly get up to speed on common mechanical engineering concepts. Together, the 76 chapters provide an in-depth review of NCEES Mechanical PE exam topics. The extensive index contains thousands of terms, most indexed in a variety of…

Continue Reading

Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell’s 1984, Neil’s Postman’s essential guide to the modern media is more relevant than ever. “It’s unlikely that Trump has ever read Amusing Ourselves to Death, but his ascent would not have surprised Postman.” –CNN Originally published in 1985, Neil Postman’s groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been…

Continue Reading

Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage

In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, after battling its way through a thousand miles of pack ice and only a day’s sail short of its destination, the Endurance became locked in an island of ice. Thus began the legendary ordeal of Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven men.   For ten months the ice-moored Endurance drifted northwest before it was…

Continue Reading

Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live a…

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER The Globe and Mail Top Leadership and Management Book Forbes Top Creative Leadership Book From the visionary head of Google’s innovative People Operations comes a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work-and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring that they succeed. “We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It’s not right that the experience of work should be so…

Continue Reading

The Cannabis Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to Cultivation & Consumptio…

The award winning Cannabis Encyclopedia is the definitive guide to medical marijuana cultivation and consumption. It explains all the essential techniques to grow indoors, outdoors and in greenhouses. All gardening practices are well-researched and illustrated with easy step-by-step examples and instructions. More than 2,000 beautiful color images illustrate this 596-page book. The large 8.5 x 11-inch format, three-column pages are easy to read and packed with up-to-date information that…

Continue Reading

Silent Spring

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson’s passionate concern for the future of our planet reverberated powerfully throughout the world, and her eloquent book was instrumental in launching the environmental…

Continue Reading

Essentials of Business Communication (with Premium Website, 1 term (6 month…

NOTE: The Access Code has to be entered EXACTLY as given. Strengthen your business communication skills with the streamlined presentation and unparalleled learning resources found only in the award-winning ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION, 10E. This unique four-in-one learning package includes an authoritative text, practical workbook, grammar/mechanics handbook at the end of the book, and premium Web site (access code is included with new copies of the text). You’ll learn basic…

Continue Reading

The Wright Brothers

The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly—Wilbur and Orville Wright.On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two brothers—bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio—changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe that the age of flight had begun, with the first powered machine carrying a pilot. Orville…

Continue Reading

Remote Pilot Test Prep – UAS: Study & Prepare: Pass your test and know what…

Flying a drone as a “remote pilot-in-command” for non-hobby operations requires a “Remote Pilot Certificate” issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). You must successfully complete the FAA Knowledge Exam to earn a remote pilot certificate with a “small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS)” rating. This book is your key — ASA’s Remote Pilot Test Prep is the best resource for successful test-taking and safe small UAS operations.This book is a comprehensive preparation,…

Continue Reading

The Help

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who’s always taken orders quietly, but lately she’s unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer that leave her speechless. White socialite Skeeter just graduated college. She’s full of ambition, but without a husband, she’s considered a failure. Together, these seemingly different women join together to write a tell-all book about work as a black maid…

Continue Reading