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U-Boats: General Electric's Diesel Locomotives

About the Author Greg McDonnell's writing and photography have been praised by rail enthusiasts across North America. Each new book by Greg McDonnell is a major event in the large railfan commun [...]

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Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet

Review ?Whether you?re a frequent or once-a-year flier, there?s something for everyone in this witty tell-all.? (Publishers Weekly)?[An] insider?s perspective on the friendly skies . . . [an] ent [...]

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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II (General Aviation)

Review ?A companion to his 1997 book on Navy fighter squadrons of World War II, this book is much more expansive, not only with chronologies, commanding officers, aces and losses, lists of deploy [...]

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Pedestal: the Malta Convoy of August 1942

<DIV>In the summer of 1942 one of the main issues in the balance was the fate of Malta. The island was still a bastion of the Royal Navy in the Mediterranean and a constant threat to the supply route for the enemy [...]

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The Boatowner's Guide to Corrosion: A Complete Reference for Boatowners and Marine Professionals

From the Back Cover ?The best explanation that I have seen of corrosion on boats.??Nigel Calder, author of Boatowner?s Mechanical and Electrical Manual ?A powerful weapon in the war against metal [...]

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Shadow of the Titanic: The Extraordinary Stories of Those Who Survived

Review 'Wilson's fresh angle convincingly explores the strain on survivors.' -- 'New York Times' Book Review'''This is a captivating read that begins where most other Titanic books end.' '--The L [...]

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The Rainhill Trials: The Birth of Commercial Rail

Review 'You don't have to be a railroad fanatic to find this book fascinating. ... delightful and readable' PopularScience website 'The author tells his story with great panache and enthusiasm an [...]

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The Prize Game: Lawful Looting on the High Seas in the Days of Fighting Sail

Review An exciting and fascinating book, filled with gunnery duels, prize taking, and deception at sea. In the midst of all this the readers suddenly realize that they are also learning about the [...]

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Getting Started with OpenBTS: Build Open Source Mobile Networks

About the Author After first experimenting with VoIP in 2004, Michael Iedema worked on IMS proof-of-concept projects until 2007, when he founded the AskoziaPBX project, an easy-to-use telephony s [...]

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3D Cadastre in an International Context: Legal, Organizational, and Technological Aspects

Review ?-the rigour in the book is to be found in Part II, and particularly in the discussion of geo-spatial database management systems. For anybody who has expertise in or curiosity about topol [...]

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The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper

Amazon.com Review A Look Inside The Heights (Click on Images to Enlarge) --This text refers to the Hardcover edition. Read more About the [...]

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Analysis of Structures

About the Author Mohamed A. M. Abdel-Rohman, is a Professor of civil engineering at Kuwait University. He received his B.Sc. from Cairo University in 1972, Master and Ph.D. degrees from Universit [...]

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Networked Life: 20 Questions and Answers

Review 'How do the networks, which we increasingly rely upon in our everyday life, actually work? This book is an inspiring romp through the big ideas in networking, which is immediately rewardin [...]

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Materials and Components of Interior Architecture (8th Edition) (Fashion Series)

Materials and Components of Interior Architecture, Eighth Edition, offers a unique look at interior design,fully covering the exciting breadth of nonstructural materials available to interior designers. With an eye on th [...]

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Electromagnetic Compatibility Handbook

Review Upon first glance of this book, my jaw dropped open and I stood there flipping from page to page. I cannot overstate the vast amount of knowledge this book contains. Each subject is covere [...]

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Retaining and Flood Walls (Technical Engineering and Design Guides As Adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

The engineering manual "Retaining and Flood Walls from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers" provides guidance for the safe design and economical construction of retaining walls and inland and coastal flood walls. [...]

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