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Make: Rockets

Make: Rockets

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Publisher: Maker Media, Inc

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2014

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This book teaches the reader to build rockets--powered by compressed air, water, and solid propellant--with the maximum possible fun, safety, and educational experience.Make: Rockets is for all the science geeks who look at the moon and try to figure out where Neil Armstrong walked, watch in awe as rockets lift off, and want to fly their own model rockets. Starting with the basics of rocket propulsion, readers will start out making rockets made from stuff lying around the house, and then move on up to air-, water-, and solid propellant-powered rockets. Most of the rockets in the book can be...

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Getting Started with Sensors

Getting Started with Sensors

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Publisher: Maker Media, Inc

Publication Date: 26-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2014

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To build electronic projects that can sense the physical world, you need to build circuits based around sensors: electronic components that react to physical phenomena by sending an electrical signal. Even with only basic electronic components, you can build useful and educational sensor projects.But if you incorporate Arduino or Raspberry Pi into your project, you can build much more sophisticated projects that can react in interesting ways and even connect to the Internet. This book starts by teaching you the basic electronic circuits to read and react to a sensor. It then goes on to show...

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Do-It-Yourself High Performance Car Mods: Rule the Streets

Do-It-Yourself High Performance Car Mods: Rule the Streets

By: Matt Cramer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2014

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Dream Hot Rod Inside and Out!Get revved up! Everything you need to know about building your dream hot rod is inside this book. You now have at your disposal the basic automotive techniquesand tools necessary to install any modification to your car. ...

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The Art of LEGO Design

The Art of LEGO Design

By: Jordan Schwartz

Publisher: No Starch Press

Publication Date: 13-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 19-JUN-2014

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The Art of LEGO® Design explores LEGO as an artistic medium, with a wide-ranging collection of creative techniques to help you craft your own amazing models....

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Guitar for Songwriters

Guitar for Songwriters

By: Leo Cavanagh

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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Whether you're a beginning guitarist/songwriter or have been at it for a while, you'll find a wealth of tips and techniques for exploring and expanding your musical creativity in GUITAR FOR SONGWRITERS. Guitarist, composer, and teacher Leo Cavanagh is your guide on this tour of chords and chord progressions that will help you expand your use of guitar for composing and accompanying. The more you know about chords and how they go together, the stronger a songwriting tool your guitar will become. From basic chords through power chords, bar chords, and jazz chords, this book uses common...

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3D Printing with Autodesk®: Create and Print 3D Objects with 123D, AutoCAD and Inventor

3D Printing with Autodesk®: Create and Print 3D Objects with 123D, AutoCAD and Inventor

By: John Biehler; Bill Fane

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 14-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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3D Printing with Autodesk Create and Print 3D Objects with 123D, AutoCAD, and Inventor Create amazing 3D-printable objects fast with Autodesk 123D! Imagine it. Then print it! Autodesk 123D gives you all the tools you need and it’s free. This easy, full-color guide will help you fully master 3D printing with Autodesk 123D even if you’ve never done any of this before. Authors John Biehler and Bill Fane have helped thousands of people join the 3D printing revolution—now it’s your turn. With step-by-step photos and simple projects, they teach you how to make the most of the whole 123D suite...

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Photography Beyond Technique: Essays from F295 on the Informed Use of Alternative and Historical Photographic Processes

Photography Beyond Technique: Essays from F295 on the Informed Use of Alternative and Historical Photographic Processes

By: Tom Persinger

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 25-FEB-2014

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Photography is not dying and has not died. It has been an ever-changing medium since its earliest days, and while near-obsession with the technology of the day may have defined photography over the course of its existence, photography is so much more than hardware and software. Photography is communication, whether chemical or digital, tangible or ephemeral in form. Photography Beyond Technique is a compelling selection of essays and images that reveal the thoughts and methods of some of today’s most exciting contemporary photographers. These artists employ alternative,...

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The Best of MAKE

The Best of MAKE

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Publisher: Maker Media, Inc

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2007

Insert Date: 16-JAN-2014

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After two years, MAKE has become one of most celebrated new magazines to hit the newsstands, and certainly one of the hottest reads. If you're just catching on to the MAKE phenomenon and wonder what you've missed, this book contains the best DIY projects from the magazine's first ten volumes -- a surefire collection of fun and challenging activities going back to MAKE's launch in early 2005....

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Paper and Ink Workshop

Paper and Ink Workshop

By: John Foster

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 03-JAN-2014

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Go behind the scenes in the creation of incredible pieces of design and art with Paper and Ink Workshop. This book discusses silkscreen, letterpress, and woodblock printing, and explains the techniques needed to produce the final prints. You will not only be amazed and inspired, but also able to quickly take the knowledge learned and apply it to your own work and projects. ...

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Paint Lab

Paint Lab

By: Deborah Forman

Publisher: Quarry Books

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 03-JAN-2014

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Paint Lab is packed with unique and experimental techniques and ideas in painting. This hands-on book is organized into 52 units, which may, but don’t need to be explored on a weekly basis. The labs can be worked on in any order, so that you can flip around to learn a new mixed-media technique or be inspired by a particular painting theme or application. ...

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HA3K3LN + STR1CK3N für Geeks

HA3K3LN + STR1CK3N für Geeks

By: Verena Kuni

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 17-DEC-2013

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Häkeln und Stricken sind längst Bestandteil der Geek-Kultur. Das mag für manche überraschend klingen, liegt aber nahe, denn diese Techniken eignen sich ideal, um das eigene Geektum nach Herzenslust auszuleben. Eine Häkel- oder Strickanleitung kann mit Fug und Recht als Algorithmus bezeichnet werden. Und umgekehrt lassen sich Mathematik, Informatik und Technologie ganz wunderbar in gestrickte und gehäkelte Gestalt bringen – etwa als wolliger Wachstumsalgorithmus oder als hyperbolisches Cape. Schals und Mützen kommen in Form von Möbiusbändern und Kleinschen Flaschen daher. Und es geht natürlich...

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LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT One-Kit Wonders is packed with building and programming instructions for ten innovative robots. The book dives headfirst into the creative thrill of robot-building with models like Grabbot, Dragster, and The Hand. Step by step building instructions make it simple to construct even the most complex models while the detailed programming instructions teach you how a NXT program really works. ...

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Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing 2014

Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing 2014

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Publisher: Maker Media, Inc

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 17-DEC-2013

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It’s 3D Printing: The Next Generation! The technology’s improving, prices are dropping,new models are hitting the market, and 3D printers are appearing on desktops, workbenches, lab shelves, and kitchen tables all over the world. Not only are we seeing better, faster, and cheaper 3D printers, we’re also seeing new printing materials, easier-to-use design software, powerful scanning technology, and the rise of an entire ecosystem of 3D peripherals and services that support 3D printing technology. Make’s second annual 3D Printing Guide is once again your go-to resource for discovering the...

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The LEGO Adventure Book, Vol. 2

The LEGO Adventure Book, Vol. 2

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Publisher: No Starch Press

Publication Date: 18-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2013

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Join Megs on a tour through the wide-ranging world of LEGO building in the second volume of The LEGO Adventure Book. Learn to build sleek spaceships, fearsome pirate galleys, fire-breathing dragons, fast cars, and much more....

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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Laboratory

The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Laboratory

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Publisher: No Starch Press

Publication Date: 18-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 24-OCT-2013

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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Laboratory  introduces the EV3 and covers the essentials of making robots with the kit. Inside you will find complete instructions for creating five robots. ...

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The LEGO Build-It Book, Vol. 2

The LEGO Build-It Book, Vol. 2

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Publisher: No Starch Press

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 08-OCT-2013

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The LEGO Build-It Book, Vol. 2 contains step-by-step, full color building instructions for 10 more amazing LEGO vehicles....

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Das "inoffizielle" LEGO®-Technic-Buch

Das "inoffizielle" LEGO®-Technic-Buch

By: Pawel "Sariel" Kmiec

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 04-OCT-2013

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Sariel betreibt eigene Website mit Videos und Blog- Sehr bekannt in der Szene, auch als offizieller LEGO-Entwickler- Einziges Buch, das technische Konstruktionen mit LEGO-Technic erklärt- Auflage USA: >30.000 ...

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Beautiful LEGO

Beautiful LEGO

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Publisher: No Starch Press

Publication Date: 23-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 04-OCT-2013

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Full of masterful, mind-boggling LEGO creations, Beautiful LEGO features the work of some of the most creative minds working in LEGO today....

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The Maker Movement Manifesto: Rules for Innovation in the New World of Crafters, Hackers, and Tinkerers

The Maker Movement Manifesto: Rules for Innovation in the New World of Crafters, Hackers, and Tinkerers

By: Mark Hatch

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 04-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 04-OCT-2013

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YOU can create the next breakthrough innovationA revolution is under way. But it’s not about tearing down the old guard. It’s about building, it’s about creating, it’s about breathing life into groundbreaking newideas. ...

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The Rules of Photography and When to Break Them

The Rules of Photography and When to Break Them

By: Haje Jan Kamps

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 02-OCT-2013

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One of the most popular cameras on the market is called the "Digital Rebel," yet many photographers use it and its brethren following tired old rules from tired old photographers. This book aims to show new and intermediate photographers that they can move beyond the dogma and shoot more creatively. If you're just starting out with a camera, or are starting to think about switching away from "auto," this is the perfect book for you. Not only will you find within all the classical "rules"-useful basic knowledge that can sharpen anyone's eye for great photography-but you'll simultaneously...