RESOURCE BOOKS: ENGINEERING, SCIENCES, TECHNOLOGY, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, SKILLS, AND EDUCATION 

Down to Earth by Kim E Moore (Science Fiction Novel)
Publication (ETA Fall 2019)
Stage: Artwork, Technical Tweak, Permissions, Publication Process

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aerospace Engineering
 - URL to 445 AIAA professional book selections

Agriculture

Artificial Intelligence

Astronomy - Backyard
  - Terence Dickinson and Alan Dyer, The Backyard Astronomer's
    Guide, 3rd Ed., Firefly Books Inc., Buffalo, 2008
  - Paul Bogard, The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in and Age 
    of Artificial Light, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2013
  - Guy Consolmagno and David M. Davis, Turn Left at Orion, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011

Astrophysics, Astronomy, Planetology
  - Scott Hubbard, Exploring Mars, The University of Arizona Press, 2011
  - Roger D. Launius, Exploring the Solar System: The History and Science of Planetary Exploration, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2013
  - Kenneth R. Lang, The Life and Death of Stars, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
  - Stephen Webb, New Eyes on the Universe: Twelve Cosmic Mysteries and the Tools We Need to Solve Them, Springer / Praxis
    Publishing, Chichester, UK, 2012
  - Francis LeBlanc, Stellar Astrophysics, Wiley, Chichester, UK, 2012

Biology
  - David A. Baum and Stacey D. Smith, Tree Thinking: An Introduction to Phylogenetic Biology, Roberts and Company Publishers, Greenwood
     Village, CO, 2012
Biomedical Engineering
  - Nicholas James Strausfeld, Arthropod Brains: Evolution, Functional Elegance, and Historical Significance, The Belknap Press of Harvard 
     University Press, Cambridge, 2012
  - Duane E. Haines, Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications, 3rd, Ed., Churchhill Livingston Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2006
  - Joseph H. Banoub and Patrick A. Limbach, Mass Spectrometry of Nucleosides and Nucleic Acids, CRC Press, Baco Raton, 2010 

Biotechnology
  - Roland Glaser, Biophysics: An Introduction, 2nd Ed., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2012
  - Patrick F. Dillon, Biophysics: A Physiological Approach, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012
  - Maria Pele and Carmen Cimpeanu, Biotechnology: An Introduction, WIT Press, Southhampton, 2012
  - John D. Lee and Alex Kirlik, The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Engineering, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013

Business Development
  - Edmund Amann and John Cantwell, Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012

Civil Engineering
  - Nancy J. White, Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers, Thomson Delmar Learning, Clifton Park, NY, 2008  
  - Patricia D. Galloway, Ph.D., P.E., Kris R. Nielsen, Ph.D., J.D., and Jack L. Dignum, Managing Giga Projects: Advice fron Those Who've Been
       There, Done That, ASCE Press, Reston, Virginia, 2013

Chemical Engineering
  - Erno Keszei, Chemical Thermodynamics: An Introduction, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2012
  - Jingcheng Hao, Self-Assembled Structures: Properties and Applications in Solution and on Surfaces, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2011

Community
  - David M. Fetterman, Empowerment Evaluation in the Digital Villages: Hewlett-Packard's $15 Million Race Toward Social Justice
    Stanford Business Books, 2013

Education
  - Sue V. Rosser, Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science, New York University Press, New York, 2012

Electrical Engineering
  EE - Control Systems
  - Dmitry Altshuller, Frequency Domain Criteria for Absolute Stability: A Delay-Integral-Quadradic Constraints Approach, Springer, London, 2013
  EE - Integrated Circiuts
  - David A. Papa and Igor L. Markov, Multi-Objective Optimization in Physical Synthesis of Integrated Circuits, Springer, New York, 2013
  EE - Computing
​  - Samee U. Khan, Albert Y. Zomaya, Lizhe Wang, Scalable Computing and Communications: Theory and Practice, IEEE Computing Society, 
     Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, 2013
Electromechanical Engineering

Electro-Optics
  - Michael M. Woolfson, The Fundamentals of Imaging: From Particles to Galaxies, Imperial Colleg Press, London, 2012 

Energy
  - Alasdair Cameron, Desert Energy:A guide to the technology, impacts and opportunities, Earthscan from Routledge Taylor& Francis Group,
    2014
  - Harold Schobert, Energy: The Basics, Routledge, New York, 2014
  - Garry McCracken and Peter Stott, Fusion: The Energy of the Universe, 2nd Ed., Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2013
  - Joao Neiva de Figueiredo and Mauro F. Guillen, Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2014

Engineering Design, Drafting, and Modeling
  - Efren M. Benavides, Advanced Engineering Design: An Integrated Approach, Woodhead Publishing, Oxford, 2012
  - Sham Tickoo, AutoCAD: A Problem-Solving Approach, 2013 and beyond, Delmar, Cengage Learning, Clifton Park, NY, 2013
  - James M. Leake and Jacob L. Borgerson, Engineering Design Graphics: Sketching, Modeling, and Visualization, 2nd Ed., John Wiley & Sons,
    Hoboken, NJ, 2013
  - Peter H. Feiler and David P. Gluch, Model-Based Engineering with AADL: An Introduction to the SAE Architecture Analysis & Design Language,
    Addison-Wesley, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2013

Environmental Engineering, Sciences, and Policy
  - George Lunn and Eric B. Sansone, Destruction of Hazardous Chemicals in the Laboratory, 3rd Ed., Wiley, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2012
  - Andre C. Clewell and James Aronson, Ecological Restoration: Principles, Values, and Structure of an Emerging Profession, Island Press, 
     Washington, 2013
  - Kyle Forinash, Foundations of Environmental Physics: Understanding Energy Use and Human Impacts, Island Press, Washington, 2010
  - Louis J. Thibodeaux and Donald Mackay, Handbook of Chemical Mass Transport in the Environment, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2011
  - Pan Ming Huang, Yuncong Li, Malcolm E. Sumner, Handbook of Soil Sciences: (volume 1) Properties and Processes, 2nd Ed., CRC Press,
     Boca Raton, 2012
  - Pan Ming Huang, Yuncong Li, Malcolm E. Sumner, Handbook of Soil Sciences: (volume 2) Resource Management and Environmental Impacts,
    2nd Ed., CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2012
  - Thomas Sterner and Jessica Coria, Policy Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management, 2nd Ed., RFF Press, New York, 
     2013
  - Roger D. Griffin, Principles of Hazardous Materials Management, 2nd Ed., CRC Press, Baco Raton, 2009
  - Gustaf Olsson, Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities, IWA Publishing, London, 2012

Geology / Geophysics
  - Kula C. Misra, Introduction to Geophysics: Principles and Applications, Wiley-BlackwellChichester, UK, 2012
  - Elisa Buforn, Carmen Pro and Agustin Udias, Solved Problems in Geophysics, Cambridge University Press, 2012
  - Julie Urbanik, Placing Animals: An Introduction to the Geography of Human-Animal Relations, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., Boulder, 
     2012
  - David McConnell, David Steer, Catharine Knight, Katharine Owens, Lisa Park, The Good Earth: Introduction to Earth Science, McGraw Hill
    Higher Eductation, Boston, 2008

Industrial
  - Adam Briggle and Carl Mitcham, Ethics and Science: An Introduction, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012

Investment and Enterprise
  - Darek Klonowski, Private Equity in Emerging Markets: The New Frontiers of International Finance, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, 2012

Mathematics
  - Hiroyuki Shima and Tsuneyoshi Nakayama, Higher Mathematics for Physics and Engineering, Springer, Heidelberg, 2010
  - Lajos Horvath and Piotr Kokoszka, Inference for Functional Data with Applications, Springer, New York, 2012
  - Edward Frenkel, Love & Mah: The Heart of Hidden Reality, Basic Books, New York, 2013
  - Richard H. Enns, It's a Nonlinear World, Springer, New York, 2011
  - Satoshi Aoki, Hisayuki Hara, Akimichi Takemura, Markov Bases in Algebraic Statistics, Springer, New York 2012
  - Geroge B. Arfken, Hans J. Weber, Frank E. Harris, Mathematical Methods for Physicists: A Comprehensives Guide, 7th Ed., Academic Press,
     Amsterdam, 2013 
  - Jacob Fish, Multiscale Methods: Bridging the Scales in Science and Engineering, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2010
  - Anadijiban Das and Andrew DeBenedictis, The General Theory of Relativity: A Mathematical Exposition, Springer, New York, 2012
  - Shu-Jun Liu and Miroslav Krstic, Stochastic Averaging and Stochastic Extremum Seeking, Springer, London, 2012
  - Ian Stewart, Visions of Infinity: The Great Mathematical Problems, Basic Books, New York, 2013

Mining

Nanotechnology
  - Ulrich Schubert, Nicola Husing, Synthesis of Inorganic Materials, 3rd Ed., Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH& Co. KGaA, Weinheim
    Germany, 2012

Naval

Navigation

Nuclear Engineering/Nuclear Regulations

Oceanography
  - Erich Hoyt, Marine Protected Areas For Whales, Dolphins, and Porposes: A World Handbook for Cetacean Habitat Conservation and Planning,
     2nd Ed., Earthscan, London, 2011
  - Jean-Pierre Gattuso and Lina Hansson, Ocean Acidification, Oxford Press, Oxford, 2011

Petroleum Engineering

Physics
  - Roman V. Krems, William C. Stwalley, and Bretislav Friedrich, Cold Molecules: Theory, Ecperiement, Applications, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 
    2009
  - David J. Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics, 4th Ed., Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2012
  - David Wallace, The Emergent Multiverse: Quantum Theory according to the Everett Interpretation, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
  - Raghavan Jayakumar, Particle Accelerators, Colliders, and the Story of High Energy Physics: Charming the Cosmic Snake, Springer-Verlag, 
    Berlin, 2012
  - Belal E. Baaquie, The Theoretical Foundations of Quantum  Mechanics, , Springer, New York, 2013

Project Management
  - Robert K. Wysocki, Ph.D., Adaptive Project Framework: Managing Complexity in the Face of Uncertainty, Addison Wesley, Upper Saddle River,
    NJ, 2010​
  - Mark Lankhorst, Agile Service Development: Combining Adaptive Methods and Flexible Solutions, Springer, Heidelberg, 2012
  - Paul C. Dinsmore, PMP, Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin, The AMA Handbook of Project Management, 3rd Ed., AMACON American Management
    Association, New York, 2011
  - Wanda Curlee and Robert L. Gordon, Complexity Theory and Project Management, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2011
  - Saleh Mubarak, Construction Project Scheduling and Control, 2nd Ed.,John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2010
  - Martin Rogers and Adrian Duffy, Engineering Project Appraisal, 2nd Ed., Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
  - Joseph Heagney, Fundamentals of Project Management, 4th Ed., AMACON American Management Association, New York, 2012
  - Ofer Zwikael, John Smyrk, Project Management for the Creation of Organisational Value, Springer-Verlag, London, 2011
  - Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 5th Ed., The Project Management Institute, 2013
  - Jerry L. Wellman, Improving Project Performance: Eight Habits of Successful Project Teams, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, 2011
  - Peter W. G. Morris, Jeffrey K. Pinto, and Jonas Soderlund, The Oxford Handbook of Project Management, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
  - Harold Kerzner, PhD., Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ,
    2009
  - John M. Nicholas and Herman Steyn, Project Management for Engineering, Business and Technology, 4th Ed, Routledge, New York, 2012
  - Marcello Spagnulo and Rick Fleeter, Space Program Management: Methods and Tools, Microcosm Press and Springer (joint), El Segundo and
     New York, resp., 2013
Project Management Software
​  - Paul E. Harris, Project Planning and Control using Oracle Primavera 6: Versions 8.1 and 8.2, Professional Client and Optional Client
    Eastwood Haris Pty Ltd, 2012

Propulsion
  - Martin Turner, Rocket and Spacecraft Propulsion: Principles, Practice and New Developments, 2nd Ed., Springer, Chichester, UK, 2000

Quality Control
  - Thomas Van Hardeveld and David Kiang, Practical Application of Dependable Engineering: An effective approach to managing dependability in 
     technological and evolving systems, ASME Press, New York, 2012

Research and Development / Applied Research
  - Nikos Manouselis, Hendrik Drachsler, Katrien Verbert, and Erik Duval, Recommended Systems for Learning, Springer, New York, 2013, ref TEL
  - Rita W. Moss and David G. Ernsthausen,Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers, 3rd
    Ed., Libraries Unlimited, Santa Barbara, 2012
    
Robotics
  - Richard M. Murray, Zexiang Li, and S. Shankar Sastry, A Mathamatical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1994
  - Antonio Carlos Schneider Beck, Carlos Arthur Lang Lisboa, and Luigi Carro, Adaptable Embedded Systems, Springer, New York , 2013
  - George A. Bekey, Autonomous Robots: From Biological Inspiration to Implementation and Control, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2005
  - Vito Trianni, Evolutionary Swarm Robotics: Evolving Self Organising Behaviours in Groups of Autonomous Robots, Springer, Berlin, 2008
  - Witold Jacak, Intelligent Robotic Systems: Design, Planning, and Control, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 1999
  - Jiming Liu and Jianbing Wu, Multi-Agent Robotic Systems, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2001
  - Roger D. Launius and Howard E. McCurdy, Robots in Space: Technology, Evolution, and Interplanatary Travel, The Johns Hopkins University 
    Press, Baltimore, 2008
  - Joseph Duffy, Statics and Kinematics with Applications to Robotics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1996

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  - Karl Hess, Working Knowledge: STEM Essentials for the 21st Century, Springer, New York, 2013

Software
  - Robert de Levie, Advanced Excel for Scientific Data Analysis, 3rd Ed., Atlantic Academic, 2012
  - Dennis Merritt, Adventure in Prolog, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1990
  - Vidya Vrat Agarwal, Beginning C# 5.0 Databases, 2nd Ed., Apress via Springer Science + Business Media, New York, 2013
  - Giulio Zambon, Beginning JSP, JSF and Tomcat, Java Web Development, 2nd Ed., Apress via Springer Science + Business Media, New York,
    2013
  - Jack Purdum, Ph.D., Beginning Object-Oriented Programming with C#, John Wiley & Sons, Indianapolis, 2013
  - Chris Sells and Brandon Satrom w/ Don Box, Building Windows 8 Apps with JavaScript, Addison Wesley, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2013
  - Nell Dale, C++ Plus Data Structures, 5th Ed., Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2013
  - David M. Kroenke and David J. Auer, Database Concepts, 6th Ed., Pearson, Boston, 2013
  - Alfred Waising Loo, Distributed Computing Innovations for Business, Engineering, and Science, Information Science Reference, Hershey, PA,
    2013
  - Delores M. Etter, Jeanine A. Ingber, Engineering Problem Solving with C++, 3rd Ed., Pearson, Boston, 2012
  - C. Warren Axelrod, Engineering Safe and Secure Software Systems, Artech House, Boston, 2013
  - Alan W. Brown, Enterprise Software Delivery: Bringing Agility and Efficiency to the Global Software Supply Chain, Addison Wesley, Upper
    Saddle River, NJ, 2013
  - Jay Bryant, Java 7 for Absolute Beginners, Apress, New York, 2012
  - Eric Jendrock et al., The Java EE 6 Tutorial: Advanced Topics, 4th Ed., Addison-Wesley, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2013
  - John Lewis and Joseph Chase, Java Software Structures: Designing and Using Data Structures, 4th Ed., Pearson, Boston, 2014
  - Sandi Metz, Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby, Addison-Wesley, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2013
  - Christian Nagel, Bill Evjen, Jay Glynn, Karli Watson, Morgan Skinner, Professional C# 2012 and .NET 4.5, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Indianapolis,
     2013
  - Tony Gaddis, Starting Out With C++: From Control Structures Through Objects, 7th Ed., Addison-Wesley, Boston, 2012
  - Tony Gaddis, Starting Out With JAVA: From Control Structures through Objects, 5th Ed., Pearson, Boston, 21013

Software - Web and Network Development and Design
  - Randall J. Boyle and Raymond R. Panko, Corporate Computer Security, 3rd Ed., Peason, Boston, 2013
  - V.S. Dixit and V.B. Singh, Essentials of Computer Networks, Internet and Database Technologies, Alpha Science International, Ltd., Oxford,
     UK, 2013
  - Gary B. Shelly, Denise M. Woods, William J. Dorin, HTML5 and CSS (Comprehensive), 7th Ed., Course Technology, Boston, 2013
  - Andy Pratt and Jason Nunes, Inter-Active Design: An Introduction to the Theory and Applicaiton of User-Centered Design, Rockport Publishers,
     Beverly, MA, 2012
  - Gavin Williams, Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for Android, Apress via SPringer Science + Business media, New York, 2012
  - John David Dionisio and Ray Toal, Programming with JavaScript: Algorithms and Applications for Desktop and Mobile Browsers, Jones & Bartlett
     Learning, Burlington, MA, 2013
  - Jesse Friedman, Web Designer's Guide to WordPress: Plan - Theme - Build - Launch, New Riders, Berkeley, 2013
  - Kouichi Matsuda and Rodger Lea, WebGL Programming Guide: Interactive 3D Graphics Programming with WebGL, Addison-Wesley, Upper
     Saddle River, 2013

Space Exploration - Stories Told by Space Travelers and Those Who Made Their Travels Possible / Space Exploration History
  - Col. Chris Hadfield, An Astronaut's Guide To Life On Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared
    for Anything, Little Brown and Company, New York, 2013
  - Arthur L. Slotkin, Doing the Impossible: George E. Mueller and the Management of NASA's Human Spaceflight Program, Springer-Praxis, 
     Chichester, UK, 2012
  - Roger D. Launius, Exploring the Solar System: The History and Science of Planetary Exploration, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2013
  - John W. Young w/ James R. Hansen, Forever Young: A life of Adventure in Air and Space, University Press Florida, Gainsville, 2012
  - Matthew H. Hearch, Investing the American Astronaut, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2012
  - Dan Winters, Last Launch, University of Texas Press, Austin, 2012
  - Claude A. Piantadosi, Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration, Columbia University Press, 
     New York, 2013
  - Colin Burgess, Moon Bound: Choosing and Preparing NASA's Lunar Astronauts, Springer-Praxis, Chicester, UK, 2013
  - Lynn Sherr, Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2014
  - Jerry L. Ross with John Norberg, Space Walker: My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA's Record Setting Frequent Flyer, Purdue University 
     Press, West Lafeyette, Indiana, 2013
  - Erik Seedhouse, SpaceX: Making Commercial Spaceflight a Reality, Springer- Praxis, Chichester, UK, 2013
  - Andrew L. Jenks, The Cosmonaut Who Couldn't Stop Smiling: The Life and Legend of Yuri Gagarin, Northern Illinois University Press, DeKalb, IL
     2012
  - Ben Evans, Tragedy and Triumph in Orbit: The Eighties and Early Nineties, Springer-Praxis, Chichester, UK, 2012
  - Kenneth S. Thomas and Harold J. McMann, U.S. Spacesuits, 2nd Ed., Springer-Praxis, Chichester, UK, 2012

Trade Skills
  - William P. Spence, Carpentry & Building  Construction, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 1999

Weather
  - Joshua P. Howe, Beneath the Curve: Science and the Politics of Global Warming, University of Washington Press, Seattle, 2014
  - Donald E. Canfield, Oxygen: A Four Billion Year History, Princeton University Press,Princeton, NJ, 2014
  - Jean Jouzel, Claude Lorius, and Dominique Raynaud, The White Planet: The Evolution and Future of Our Frozen World, Princeton University
    Press, Princeton, NJ 2013

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