Technology & Engineering

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    Mountains exist in almost every country in the world and almost every war has included some type of mountain operations. This pattern will not change, and soldiers will continue to fight in mountainous terrain in future conflicts. Although mountain operations have not changed, several advancements in... [READ MORE]
    Old-Fashioned Toolmaking
    The Classic Treatise on Lapping, Threading, Precision Measurements, and General Toolmaking
    By Franklin D. Jones
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Bringing together the collective wisdom of a past generation of craftsmen, Old Fashioned Toolmaking provides an in-depth record of the skills and techniques that made the mass production revolution of the twentieth century possible. When first published in 1915, this book was an answer to a vast array... [READ MORE]
    Throughout history, military leaders have recognized the importance of reconnaissance and surveillance. Gaining and maintaining contact with the enemy is essential to win the battle, and U.S. military history contains many examples where our knowledge of the enemy, or lack of knowledge, directly led... [READ MORE]
    How Safe is Safe Enough?
    Technological Risks, Real and Perceived
    By E.E. Lewis
    (Carrel Books)
    Every time an airplane crashes, a gas line explodes, a bridge collapses, or a contaminant escapes the public questions whether the benefits that technology brings are worth its risks. Written in laymen’s language, How Safe Is Safe Enough? explores the realities of the risks that technology presents and... [READ MORE]
    U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2009
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    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In addition, it covers cutting-edge tech that will soon be employed by our soldiers: missiles, small arms, biological detection systems, rockets, reconnaissance systems, radios, planes, bows and arrows (believe it or not)...you name it, this book has it. Also included is a thorough discussion of Future... [READ MORE]
    Traditional Toolmaking
    The Classic Treatise on Lapping, Threading, Precision Measurements, and General Toolmaking
    By Franklin D. Jones
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Bringing together the collective wisdom of a past generation of craftsmen, Traditional Toolmaking provides an in-depth record of the skills and techniques that made the mass production revolution of the twentieth century possible. When first published in 1915, this book was an answer to a vast array... [READ MORE]
    The U.S. Army Intelligence and Interrogation Handbook provides doctrinal guidance, techniques, and procedures governing the use of interrogators as human intelligence collection agents in support of a commander’s intelligence needs. It outlines the interrogator’s role within the greater intelligence... [READ MORE]
    They Laughed at Galileo
    How the Great Inventors Proved Their Critics Wrong
    By Albert Jack
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A humorous account of great inventors and their critics who predicted failure.They Laughed at Galileo takes a humorous and reflective look at one thousand years of the development of humankind: those who dreamt, those who taught, those who opposed, and those who, ultimately, did.At some point in modern... [READ MORE]
    Horse Packing
    A Manual of Pack Transportation
    By Charles Johnson Post
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Horse packing—using horses (and sometimes mules) as a form of conveyance for supplies and goods—was once a cornerstone of human transportation. Filled with precisely drawn illustrations and written instructions on the many types of required hitches, cordage, ropes, splices, and knots, this practical... [READ MORE]
    Ingenious
    A True Story of Invention, the X Prize, and the Race to Revive America
    By Jason Fagone, Foreword by Tom Voelk
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The quest to engineer a radically new kind of car.When the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel one hundred miles on the energy equivalent of a gallon of gas, the challenge attracted more than one hundred teams... [READ MORE]
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