Most popular Technology, engineering, agriculture books
The most popular Technology, engineering, agriculture books currently available. Updated weekly.
From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes the fictionalized biography about the exciting life and adventures of Ada Lovelace.
Traces the origins of some of the twentieth century's important inventions. This title tells the story about the life and work of a small group of eccentric men - Mervin Kelly, Bill Shockley, Claude Shannon, John Pierce, and Bill Baker - who spent their careers at Bell Labs.
Electrician's Guide to the Building Regulations includes the latest guidance on third-party certification schemes and covers relevant parts of the Building Regulations, including Fire Safety, Ventilation and Conservation of Energy. This guide has been fully updated to BS 7671:2018.
The On-Site Guide is an essential guide to BS 7671. It incorporates the extensive changes in BS 7671:2018, making this a vital guide for keeping up to date. It enables the competent electrician to deal with installations (up to 100 A, 3-phase) providing essential information in a convenient, easy-to-use format.
A deeply personal female narrative memoir about life, love, death, and dinner, set in the world of butchery.
Written by renowned author Anita Tull and experienced teacher and examiner Alison Palmer, this student book covers both Units of the WJEC Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering. Suitable for Level 1 and 2 students, the depth of coverage, language and design of the book has been carefully tailored to meet learning needs.
Escaping to Planet B to avoid environmental catastrophe is pure fantasy. This book is for anyone who yearns for a realistic alternative to the destructive path the world is on at the moment, and wants practical advice on how they can make things better.
Intended for practicing engineers and scientists who design and analyze signal processing systems. This work offers a unified presentation of parameter estimation for those involved in the design and implementation of statistical signal processing algorithms.
Urban expert John Rossant and business journalist Stephen Baker look beyond the false promises of the past to examine the real future of transportation and the repercussions for the world's cities, the global economy, the environment, and our individual lives.
This edition presents broad and in-depth coverage of the entire field of modern CMOS VLSI Design. The authors draw upon extensive industry and classroom experience to introduce today's most advanced and effective chip design practices.
We learn how abundant and valued these fish were centuries before our current crisis of over-fishing: we learn how eels built our monasteries, how cod sank the Spanish Armada, how fish and chips helped us through two World Wars.
On July 20, 1969, science fiction became reality. Revisit the momentous moon landing in the 50th anniversary edition of Norman Mailer's classic book on the Apollo 11 mission. This volume includes hundreds of images sourced from the NASA vaults, magazine archives, and private collections, documenting the lead up to, aftermath, and breathtaking...
Originally published in 1988, an extraordinary, dramatic history of the first voyages to the moon - newly updated for the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing.
A heartwarming love letter to the places, people and creatures of Yorkshire by the county's beloved vet, Channel 5's Peter Wright. The Yorkshire Vet takes us on an enchanting journey through the hidden gems of the most beautiful county in the world, sharing charming tales of his life in Thirsk as well as fascinating nuggets of local history.
Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, Amity and Prosperity is a powerful and beautifully-written story of the energy boom's impact on a small town in the United States - and of one woman's transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activist
<p>A pocket sized version of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, this book is the perfect size for taking with you on all your sailing trips that you can refer to in an instance. This informative guide provides you with everything you need to know to keep yourself safe out at sea.</p><ul><li>64 pages</li></ul>
Guidance Note 3: Inspection & Testing is a fundamental guidance book for all those involved with the testing and inspection of electrical installations. It also contains essential guidance for those studying for inspection and testing qualifications and has been fully updated to BS 7671:2018.
Just as honeybees are found all over the world so are recipes that use their honey. Caribbean jerk, Spanish tapas, French sauces and Turkish cakes all gleam with it. It can take no more than a spoonful of honey to bring its deep flavour to a dish. Spoonfuls of Honey includes over 80 recipes and tips about buying and storing the sweet stuff.
The story of the relationship between humankind and cattle, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Counting Sheep.
Award-winning journalist David Ewing Duncan sketches twenty-four visions of possible human-robot futures - short scenarios grounded in present-day technologies and ideas, but inspired by imagination. He explores how robots and AI systems may impact on individuals and societies over the next few years, centuries and beyond - for better or for worse.
The Sheep Stell is Janet White's beautiful and evocative memoir about her life as a shepherd: a lost classic.
This chatty book shows you how anyone can easily make their own butter at home, and gives you brilliant buttery ideas on where to use it other than slathered over toast.
DVD-ROM Publisher: Construction Industry Training Board (CITB); 6th Revised edition edition (3 April 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 1857514602 ISBN-13: 978-1857514605 Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 1.5 x 19 cm
The 2020 Maria Thun biodynamic calendar adapted for North American (EST) dates and times, showing optimum days for sowing, pruning and harvesting.
At long last, here is the thoroughly revised and updated, and long-anticipated, third edition of the hugely successful The Art of Electronics. Widely accepted as the best single authoritative text on electronic circuit design, it will be an indispensable reference and the gold standard for anyone in the field.
This highly acclaimed undergraduate textbook teaches all the mathematics for undergraduate courses in the physical sciences. Containing over 800 exercises, half come with hints and answers and, in a separate manual, complete worked solutions. The remaining exercises are intended for unaided homework; full solutions are available to instructors.
A funny, heartwarming and inspiring true story of life as a shepherdess in one of the most remote and beautiful spots in England.
A covetable celebration of watches and the stories at the heart of men's obsession with them.
An analysis of the past to understand the achievement of humanity since the emergence of intelligent life to the present day.
The further adventures of Amanda Owen, who is watched by millions on Countrywise and Our Yorkshire Farm, as she juggles farming life with the demands of family on her remote Yorkshire farm.
AI is the technology of the future, but how does it actually work? A hilarious, transporting look under the hood of the technology that's changing the world - and why it's dumber than we think
The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley.
Norwegian Wood meets The Tao of Pooh meets a flock of Swedish sheep in this playful, profound and philosophical diary written by a literary academic turned novice shepherd.
<p>The official RYA book for anyone taking or considering taking the RYA Day Skipper Sail sailing course. The author Sara Hopkinson is an RYA yachtmaster Instructor and Examiner and runs her own RYA recognised training centre.</p>
Shortlisted for the 2018 Royal Society Investment Science Book Prize and 2018 Baillie Gifford Prize. Welcome to the age of the algorithm, the story of a not-too-distant future where machines rule supreme, making important decisions - in healthcare, transport, finance, security, what we watch, where we go even who we send to prison.