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  • Industrial Ultrasonic Inspection: Levels 1 and 2

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    Ultrasonic testing (UT) has been an accepted practice of inspection in industrial environments for decades. This book, Industrial Ultrasonic Inspection, is designed to meet and exceed ISO 9712 training requirements for Level 1 and Level 2 ...


  • Lady with the Iron Ring

    An Engineer’s Memoir of Hope, Luck and Success by

    In 1978, Nattalia Lea became the first woman to graduate from the University of British Columbia with a bio-resources engineering degree – an era when less than 0.5% of Canadian professional engineers were female. Then 26 years later, in 2004, after ...


  • Beyond The Little Blue Box

    The biographical adventures of John T Draper (aka Captain Crunch). Notorious 'Phone Phreak', legendary internet pioneer and ardent privacy advocate. by

    Welcome to the world of John T. Draper, better known as Captain Crunch, an eccentric genius who went from being a penniless hacker to a millionaire and back again. Along the way, he developed some of the most significant tools of the computer ...


  • Autonomous Vehicles Plus

    A Critical Analysis of Challenges Delaying AV Nirvana by

    Autonomous Vehicles Plus: A Critical Analysis of Challenges Delaying AV Nirvana is a valuable compendium of information for autonomous vehicle (AV) industry professionals. The book offers a critical analysis of this emerging technology and business ...


  • The End of Fossil Fuel Insanity

    Clearing the Air Before Cleaning the Air by

    Everyone knows that fossil fuels won’t last forever. Something needs to change at some point, regardless of whether the issue is climate change or because we need a practical replacement for petroleum as cheap supplies run out. But while headlines ...


  • Farewell To The Good Old Days

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    Farewell to the Good Old Days is a lively and intimate tale by David Greatrix, a man who has lived a dynamic professional life, first as an aerospace engineer and then as a professor of the subject. The book, leaning heavily on the actual life ...


  • The Soil Fixers

    Land stewards committed to the cause by

    Are they human, biological, extraterrestrial? The future of our food, our waterways, our climate, and our civilization depend upon soil. How we conserve, or repair damage to this essential resource is one of the most important commitments of our ...


  • Bicycle Snowplow!

    Why and How to Plow Pathways by

    A New Kind of Cycling Advocacy. In Calgary Alberta, bicycle snowplowing was born at a time when pathways weren't plowed at all. Early snowplowing pioneers convinced City Hall that pathways needed to be plowed, not just for cyclists and pedestrians, ...


  • Everything I Need to Know About Electricity....Well Almost

    An Introduction to the Science and Engineering of Electricity in the Digital Information Age by

    The subject of electricity is explored through a young person with a thirst for knowledge. The heart of the digital information age involving computers, Internet, smart phones, jump drives, music, video and cameras is seen through the eyes of a ...


  • Flight Attendants Lost In the Line of Duty

    Factual Accounts of Flight Attendant Actions in Life Threatening Incidents by

    “The pilots were attempting to return to Honolulu but with the failure of both engines on the right wing of the UAL 747, combined with massive structural damage, there was a very real possibility that they would be required to ditch. The thought of ...