Category Archives: Transportation

GPS: Theory, Algorithms and Applications

This, the second edition of the hugely practical reference and handbook describes kinematic, static and dynamic Global Positioning System theory and applications. It is primarily based upon source-code descriptions of the KSGSoft program developed by the author and his colleagues … Continue reading

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Boat-building and boating

The author enthusiastically details construction and operation dos and don’ts for everything from simple rafts and birch-bark canoes to a small sailboat and a speedy motor-boat. Perfect for beginners with minimal skills in the art of boat-building and a valuable … Continue reading

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Patent Law for Computer Scientists: Steps to Protect Computer-Implemented Inventions

Patent laws are different in many countries, and inventors are sometimes at a loss to understand which basic requirements should be satisfied if an invention is to be granted a patent. This is particularly true for inventions implemented on a … Continue reading

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Anatomy of the Ship: The Battlecruiser Hood

The year 2001 witnesses the sixtieth anniversary of one of the most shocking and tragic episodes in the history of the Royal Navy; the loss of HMS Hood. Built during the First World War, the Hood was the largest, fastest … Continue reading

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Legal Strategies: How Corporations Use Law to Improve Performance

Far from regarding the law as supreme, corporations approach law as an element of executive thought and action aimed at optimizing competitiveness. The objective of this book is to identify, explore and define corporate legal strategies that seek advantage in … Continue reading

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The Multitasking Myth (Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations)

Multitasking is endemic in modern life and work: drivers talk on cell phones, office workers type while answering phone calls, students do homework while text messaging, nurses prepare injections while responding to doctor’s calls, and air traffic controllers direct aircraft … Continue reading

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RYA VHF Radio Including GMDSS

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The Sailor’s Book of Small Cruising Sailboats: Reviews and Comparisons of 360 Boats Under 26 Feet

For the first time ever, a comparative survey of 95 percent of the fiberglass pocketcruising sailboats ever built Author Steve Henkel has researched hundreds of cruising sailboats less than 26 feet long–pocket cruisers–to create this definitive gallery and handbook of … Continue reading

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Boat Interior Construction

Boat Interior Construction is a bestselling guide to do-it-yourself interior boat building. This book will be extremely useful for those owners not completely happy with the layout of their production boat or who want to fit out a new or … Continue reading

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Aviation Instructor’s Handbook: FAA-H-8083-9A (FAA Handbooks)

A key reference tool to all the information necessary for operating as an authorized flight instructor, this book was designed for ground, flight, and aviation maintenance instructors to provide up-to-date information on learning and teaching aeronautical knowledge and skills to … Continue reading

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