Technology & Engineering, History
Amateur Radio by Spurgeon G. "Spud" Roscoe VE1BC
In this sweeping history, author Spurgeon G. Roscoe takes a look at the world of amateur radio in North America and the special role the Halifax Amateur Radio Club (HARC), of which he is a member, played in it, from the time of the World Wars all ...
On Cold Iron
A Story of Hubris and the 1907 Quebec Bridge Collapse by Dan Levert
When engineering students in Canada are soon to graduate, the solemn “Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer,” penned by none other than Rudyard Kipling, charges them with their Obligation to high standards, humility, and ethics. Each budding engineer ...
Powering the Luftwaffe
German Aero Engines of World War II by Jason R. Wisniewski
Aviation technology progressed by leaps and bounds during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Although much of this was due to advances in airframe design, much less appreciated is the role of aero engine development. This book focuses on this aspect, ...