Barron s Mechanical Aptitude and Spatial Relations Test 3rd Edition

  • Filename: barron-s-mechanical-aptitude-and-spatial-relations-test-3rd-edition.
  • ISBN: 1438005709
  • Release Date: 2015-05-01
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Joel Wiesen
  • Publisher: Barrons Test Prep



Helps those studying for skilled trades like aerospace engineers and firefighters practice for the aptitude test for mechanical comprehension by offering 18 typical practice tests as well as study information on gears, pulleys, tools, map reading, visual comparison and parts assembly.

Master The Mechanical Aptitude and Spatial Relations Test

  • Filename: master-the-mechanical-aptitude-and-spatial-relations-test.
  • ISBN: 9780768928631
  • Release Date: 2010-05-25
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Peterson's
  • Publisher: Peterson's



Master the Mechanical Aptitude & Spatial Relations Tests provides the key to test-prep success on exams measuring spatial relations, symbol reasoning, and mechnical aptitude fro training and employment opportunities in the military, civil service, technical schools, and private industry. Featuring practice questions covering all major exam topics-including hidden figures, tool knowledge, and mechnical insight-with overviews of concepts that appear on mechanical aptitude/spatial relations exams, such as visual-motor coordination and pattern analysis. The book also includes detailed subject reviews, along with charts and diagrams to illustrate answers.

USMLE Step 1 Secrets in Color

  • Filename: usmle-step-1-secrets-in-color.
  • ISBN: 9780323396776
  • Release Date: 2016-11-27
  • Number of pages: 800
  • Author: Thomas A. Brown
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Concise and easy-to-use, USMLE Step 1 Secrets provides the most effective, high-yield review you need for achieving success on this high-stakes exam. Presented in the popular Secrets Q&A format, this bestselling USMLE review book features questions and short answers along with case scenarios to prepare you for the vignette-style USMLE exam. A case-based approach and abundant clinical context help prepare for the vignette-style of the USMLE exam. Renowned USMLE review author Dr. Thomas Brown and Dr. Sonali Bracken bring together their expertise with a team of medical student reviewers and authors to provide the most current overview of board-tested content. Figures, tables, and summary boxes provide a visual and concise overview of important board-relevant content. New color images added throughout—including those found in a new chapter covering high-yield dermatology and pathology—enhance visual review of important, board-relevant images.

The Postal Service Guide to U S Stamps 37th ed

  • Filename: the-postal-service-guide-to-u-s-stamps-37th-ed.
  • ISBN: 0062024361
  • Release Date: 2010-09-21
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: United States Postal Service
  • Publisher: Collins Reference



In an easy-to-use, oversize format, The Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps is just the delivery you've been waiting for! The only fully illustrated, full-color guide to U.S. stamps, this official publication provides the most comprehensive information available about the U.S. Stamp program. Beginning with the first stamps issued in 1847, The Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps covers more than 4,000 stamps issued up to the present and also includes: An updated Stamp Series section that lists the stamps issued in each official series, such as Legends of Hollywood, Black Heritage, and Nature of America Every category of U.S. stamp—definitive, commemorative, airmail, duck stamps, stamped envelopes, and more—all organized into user-friendly, color-coded sections for quick access Detailed listings for each stamp, with color illustrations, Scott catalog numbers, dates of issue, used and unused prices, quantities issued (when known), and separate listings for design variations The complete 2010 stamp program with First Day of Issue details Advice on how to start your own stamp collection A resource section, a glossary of important terms, and much more!

How the Post Office Created America

  • Filename: how-the-post-office-created-america.
  • ISBN: 9780399564031
  • Release Date: 2016-06-28
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Winifred Gallagher
  • Publisher: Penguin



A masterful history of a long underappreciated institution, How the Post Office Created America examines the surprising role of the postal service in our nation’s political, social, economic, and physical development. The founders established the post office before they had even signed the Declaration of Independence, and for a very long time, it was the U.S. government’s largest and most important endeavor—indeed, it was the government for most citizens. This was no conventional mail network but the central nervous system of the new body politic, designed to bind thirteen quarrelsome colonies into the United States by delivering news about public affairs to every citizen—a radical idea that appalled Europe’s great powers. America’s uniquely democratic post powerfully shaped its lively, argumentative culture of uncensored ideas and opinions and made it the world’s information and communications superpower with astonishing speed. Winifred Gallagher presents the history of the post office as America’s own story, told from a fresh perspective over more than two centuries. The mandate to deliver the mail—then “the media”—imposed the federal footprint on vast, often contested parts of the continent and transformed a wilderness into a social landscape of post roads and villages centered on post offices. The post was the catalyst of the nation’s transportation grid, from the stagecoach lines to the airlines, and the lifeline of the great migration from the Atlantic to the Pacific. It enabled America to shift from an agrarian to an industrial economy and to develop the publishing industry, the consumer culture, and the political party system. Still one of the country’s two major civilian employers, the post was the first to hire women, African Americans, and other minorities for positions in public life. Starved by two world wars and the Great Depression, confronted with the country’s increasingly anti-institutional mind-set, and struggling with its doubled mail volume, the post stumbled badly in the turbulent 1960s. Distracted by the ensuing modernization of its traditional services, however, it failed to transition from paper mail to email, which prescient observers saw as its logical next step. Now the post office is at a crossroads. Before deciding its future, Americans should understand what this grand yet overlooked institution has accomplished since 1775 and consider what it should and could contribute in the twenty-first century. Gallagher argues that now, more than ever before, the imperiled post office deserves this effort, because just as the founders anticipated, it created forward-looking, communication-oriented, idea-driven America. From the Hardcover edition.

McGraw Hill Education Firefighter Exam 2nd Edition

  • Filename: mcgraw-hill-education-firefighter-exam-2nd-edition.
  • ISBN: 0071835008
  • Release Date: 2015-04-08
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Ronald Spadafora
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education



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 new firefighter responsibilities as emergency first responders, as well as current fire department recruiting diversity standards. Features: New chapters on cognitive abilities and personality attributes New practice reading passages Sample firefighter qualifying exams like those given in various jurisdictions across America Up-to-the-minute information about all elements of the firefighter qualifying process, including the physical exam and the oral interview

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