The Complete Guide to Stationary Gas Engines
Recommended by Mark M.This book provides information on the history, design, function and manufacture of early internal combustion engines of the 19th century covering basic systems. The chapters cover engine components in detail such as, magnetos, hot tube and sparkplug ignition, cooling systems, timing systems and different engine designs. The book explains how these engines were originally used in industry and on farms and businesses in America.
The Soul of A New Machine by Tracy Kidder
Recommended by Bob S.The Soul of a New Machine is an essential chapter in the history of the machine that revolutionized the world in the twentieth century.
Electronics Principles and Applications by Charles Schuler
Recommended by MartinGain a clear understanding and the entry-level knowledge and skills for a wide range of occupations within electricity and electronics.
Programming Arduino Getting Started with Sketches 2nd Edition by Simon Monk
Recommended by MartinThis thoroughly updated guide shows, step-by-step, how to quickly program all Arduino models― including the Arduino Uno R3.
Getting Started with Arduino (Make: Projects) 3rd Edition by Massimo Banzi
Recommended by MartinThis thorough introduction, updated for the latest Arduino release, helps you start prototyping right away. From obtaining the required components to putting the final touches on your project, all the information you need is here!
How to Test Almost Everything Electronic by Delton Horn
Recommended by MartinStaying away from hard-to-understand theory and mathematics, this practical handbook show you how common devices such as multimeters, frequency and logic probes, signal traces, and oscilloscopes are used.
Make: Electronics (Learning by Discovery) 2nd Edition by Charles Platt
Recommended by MartinExplore all of the key components and essential principles through a series of fascinating experiments. You'll build the circuits first, then learn the theory behind them!
Make: More Electronics: Journey Deep Into the World of Logic Chips, Amplifiers, Sensors, and Randomicity 1st Edition by Charles Platt
Recommended by MartinIf you finished the projects in Make: Electronics, or if you're already familiar with the material in that book, you're ready for Make: More Electronics
Tiny House Living: Ideas For Building and Living Well In Less than 400 Square Feet by Ryan Mitchell
Recommended by MartinThis book explores the philosophies behind the tiny house lifestyle, helps you determine whether it's a good fit for you, and guides you through the transition to a smaller space.
Foundations of Analog and Digital Electronic Circuits by Anant Agarwal & Jeffrey Lang
Recommended by MartinThis book attempts to satisfy two goals: combine circuits and electronics into a single, unified treatment, and establish a strong connection with the contemporary world of digital systems
Complete Electronics Self-Teaching Guide with Projects 4th Edition by Earl Boysen & Harry Kybett
Recommended by MartinThis unique self-teaching guide features easy-to-understand explanations that are presented in a user-friendly format to help you learn the essentials you need to work with electronic circuits.
Exploring Arduino: Tools and Techniques for Engineering Wizardry by Jeremy Blum
Recommended by MartinThis book uses the popular Arduino microcontroller platform as an instrument to teach you about topics in electrical engineering, programming, and human-computer interaction.
Pro Arduino 1st Edition by Rick Anderson & Dan Cervo
Recommended by MartinLearn about new tools, techniques, and frameworks to make even more ground-breaking, eye-popping projects.
Solar Electricity Handbook - 2015 Edition
Recommended by MartinA simple, practical guide to using electric solar panels and designing and installing photovoltaic PV systems. The book explains how solar panels work and how they can be used. It explains the advantages of solar energy and the drawbacks that you need to take into account when designing a solar power system.
Practical Electronics for Inventors by Paul Scherz and Simon Monk
Recommended by MartinAdvance your electronics knowledge and gain the skills necessary to develop and construct your own functioning gadgets. It lays out the essentials and provides step-by-step instructions, schematics, and illustrations.
Photovoltaic Design and Installation For Dummies 1st Edition by Ryan Mayfield
Recommended by MartinDesigning and installing solar panel systems is a trend that continues to grow. With 'green collar' jobs on the rise and homeowners looking for earth-friendly ways to stretch their dollars and lesson their carbon imprint, understanding photovoltaic design and installation is on the rise.
Beginning Arduino (Technology in Action) 2nd Edition by Michael McRoberts
Recommended by MartinLearn all about the Arduino by working your way through a set of 50 cool projects. Each project is designed to build upon the knowledge learned in earlier projects and to further your knowledge of Arduino programming and electronics.
The Last Necromancer (The Ministry Of Curiosities Book 1) by C.J. Archer
Recommended by MartinIf you love historical novels with mystery, romance and a paranormal twist, The Last Necromancer is for you. It's the first book in the Ministry of Curiosities series.
Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath by Ted Koppel
Recommended by MartinIn this New York Times bestselling investigation, Ted Koppel reveals that a major cyberattack on America’s power grid is not only possible but likely, that it would be devastating, and that the United States is shockingly unprepared.
Dark Matters: A Science Fiction Thriller (Dark Matters Trilogy Book 1) by Michael Dow
Recommended by MartinWinner of Three Book-of-the-Year Gold Medals in Science Fiction. Take a thought-provoking thrill ride to a not-so-distant future, where billionaires have become trillionaires. Can an unlikely duo unravel the mystery of dark matter and topple the status quo?
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
Recommended by MartinFrom a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.”
One Second After (A John Matherson Novel) by Forge Books
Recommended by MartinNew York Times best selling author William R. Forstchen now brings us a story which can be all too terrifyingly real...a story in which one man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war, in one second, a war that will send America back to the Dark Ages...A war based upon a weapon, an Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP). A weapon that may already be in the hands of our enemies.
One Year After: A John Matherson Novel by Forge Books
Recommended by MartinNew York Times bestselling author William R. Forstchen brings a sequel to his hit novel One Second After. One Year After returns to the small town of Black Mountain, and the man who struggled so hard to rebuild it in the wake of devastation-John Matherson. It is a thrilling follow-up and should delight fans in every way.
Departure by A. G. Riddle
Recommended by MartinThe world’s past and future rests in the hands of five unwitting strangers in this definitive edition of A. G. Riddle's time-traveling, mind-bending speculative thriller.
The Martian: A Novel by Andy Weir
Recommended by MartinAfter a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive—and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive.
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis
Recommended by MartinIn Michael Lewis's game-changing bestseller, a small group of Wall Street iconoclasts realize that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders.
Zero Day: A Jeff Aiken Novel (Jeff Aiken Series Book 1) by Mark Russinovich
Recommended by MartinWritten by a global authority on cyber security, Zero Day presents a chilling "what if" scenario that, in a world completely reliant on technology, is more than possible today---it's a cataclysmic disaster just waiting to happen.
Trojan Horse: A Jeff Aiken Novel (Jeff Aiken Series Book 2) by Mark Russinovich
Recommended by MartinA thrilling suspense story and a sober warning from one of the world's leading experts on cyber-security, Trojan Horse exposes the already widespread use of international cyber-espionage as a powerful and dangerous weapon, and the lengths to which one man will go to stop it.
Daemon by Daniel Suarez
Recommended by MartinWhen a designer of computer games dies, he leaves behind a program that unravels the Internet's interconnected world. It corrupts, kills, and runs independent of human control. It's up to Detective Peter Sebeck to wrest the world from the malevolent virtual enemy before its ultimate purpose is realized
Freedom (TM) by Daniel Suarez
Recommended by MartinIn his phenomenal debut, Daemon, Daniel Suarez introduced a terrifying vision of an unstoppable computer program unleashed on our world bu a hi-tech wunderkind. But now, our world is Daemon's world- unless someone stops the program once and for all...
The War of the Worlds by HG Wells
Recommended by Steve K.One of the most famous science-fiction stories ever written, The War of the Worlds helped launch the entire genre by exploiting the concept of interplanetary travel.
The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
Recommended by Steve K.In 1951 John Wyndham published his novel The Day of the Triffids to moderate acclaim. Fifty-two years later, this horrifying story is a science fiction classic, touted by The Times (London) as having “all the reality of a vividly realized nightmare.”
Wool by Hugh Fowley
Recommended by Steve K.WOOL is the story of mankind clawing for survival, of mankind on the edge. The world outside has grown unkind, the view of it limited, talk of it forbidden. But there are always those who hope, who dream. These are the dangerous people, the people who infect others with their optimism.