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McGraw-Hill Education Firefighter Exam, 2nd Edition

Ronald Spadafora · McGraw-Hill; 2 edition
Format: Print book

Your up-to-the-minute guide for acing the firefighter exam McGraw-Hill Education: Firefighter Exams offers 7 full-length sample exams (two more exams than previous edition), plus valuable instruction and practice in all the most common question types--all designed to reflect today's...
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Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 2: Diodes, Transistors, Chips, Light, Heat, and Sound Emitters

Charles Platt · Make
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

Want to know how to use an electronic component? This second book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects--complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. You'll learn what each one does, how it works, why it's useful, and what...
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MCAT Biochemistry Review: Online Book

Alexander Stone Macnow · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 456
Format: Print book

More people get into medical school with a Kaplan MCAT course than all major courses combined. Now the same results are available with MCAT Biochemistry Review. This book features thorough subject review, more questions than any competitor, and the highest-yield questions available. The commentary...
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The Crime Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Dorling Kindersley, Inc. · DK Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

An essential guide to criminology, exploring the most infamous cases of all time, from serial killers to mob hits to war crimes and more.From Jack the Ripper to Jeffrey Dahmer, The Crime Book is a complete study of international true crime history that unpacks the shocking stories through...
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Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World

Mark Miodownik · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller An eye-opening adventure deep inside the everyday materials that surround us, packed with surprising stories and fascinating science Why is glass see-through? What makes elastic stretchy? Why does a paper clip bend? Why does any material look and behave the way it does?...
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Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 1: Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors, Switches, Encoders, Relays, Transistors

Charles Platt · Maker Media, Inc; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Want to know how to use an electronic component? This first book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects—complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. You’ll learn what each one does, how it works, why it’s useful, and what...
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Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

Julian V Roberts · Oxford University Press, 2015.
Pages: 137
Format: Print book

The criminal justice system is wide ranging; from the crimes themselves and policing to the sentencing of offenders and prisons. In this Very Short Introduction Julian V. Roberts draws upon the latest research and current practices from a number of different countries around the world....
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Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Shae Irving · Ingram Pub Services
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

Everything you wanted to know about the law, but couldn't afford to ask. How do I get a collection agency to stop harassing me? If I work 50 hours a week, shouldn't I be getting overtime? My new car is a lemon -- what can I do? Like it or not, the law affects practically every...
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How We'll Live on Mars

Stephen Petranek · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek says humans will live on Mars by 2027. Now he makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausible, but inevitable.It sounds like science fiction, but Stephen Petranek considers it fact: Within twenty years, humans will live on Mars. We'll...
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The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet

Henry Fountain · Crown
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Erik Larson's Isaac's Storm, a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in recorded history in North America--the 1964 Alaskan earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and obliterated the coastal village of Chenega--and the scientist sent to look for geological...
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U.S. Immigration Made Easy

Ilona Bray J.D. · NOLO
Pages: 688
Format: Print book

Many people have misconceptions about the complex tangle that is U.S. immigration law. Even a prospective immigrant with simple questions about who is eligible to come to the U.S. on a permanent or temporary basis will find the rules hard to interpret, and even harder to act upon. U.S....
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The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing, Seventh Edition

Bill Phillips · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 672
Format: Print book

The most current and comprehensive resource available on locksmithing - fully updated to reflect the latest technologiesThe Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing, Seventh Edition, offers complete, up-to-date information on locks and keys -- from old-fashioned designs to modern electromagnetic...
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How to Make Patent Drawings: Save Thousands of Dollars and Do It With a Camera and Computer!

Jack Lo · NOLO; Seventh edition
Format: Paperback

Save on patent drafting by doing it yourself! If you're trying to patent your invention, you know need a drawing to complete your USPTO application. Professional patent drafters charge per sheet for their patent drawing services and it can cost you hundreds of dollars. But with How to Make...
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20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius

AARON GRAVES · McGraw-Hill Education TAB
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

20 fun and inventive Makey Makey projects for Makers from beginner to expertThis hands-on guide is filled with DIY projects that show readers, step-by-step, how to start creating and making cool inventions with the Makey Makey invention kit. Each project features easy-to-follow, fully-illustrated...
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Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

Randall Munroe · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 61
Format: Print book

Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon? Randall Munroe is here to help. In Thing Explainer, he uses line drawings and only the thousand (or, rather, "ten hundred") most common words to provide simple...
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