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Aerospace & aviation technology books

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Recently Published

Axial Turbine Aerodynamics for Aero-engines Flow Analysis and Aerodynamics Design by Zhengping Zou, Songtao Wang, Huoxing Liu, Weihao Zhang Axial Turbine Aerodynamics for Aero-engines Flow Analysis and Aerodynamics Design
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This book is a monograph on aerodynamics of aero-engine gas turbines focusing on the new progresses on flow mechanism and design methods in the recent 20 years. Starting with basic principles in aerodynamics and thermodynamics, this book systematically expounds the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Analytical Solutions for Extremal Space Trajectories by Dilmurat M. (Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI) Azimov Analytical Solutions for Extremal Space Trajectories
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Analytical Solutions for Extremal Space Trajectories presents an overall treatment of the general optimal control problem, in particular, the Mayer's variational problem, with necessary and sufficient conditions of optimality. It also provides a detailed derivation of the analytical solutions of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Modern Flexible Multi-Body Dynamics Modeling Methodology for Flapping Wing Vehicles by Cornelia Altenbuchner, James E., Jr. Hubbard Modern Flexible Multi-Body Dynamics Modeling Methodology for Flapping Wing Vehicles
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Modern Flexible Multi-Body Dynamics Modeling Methodology for Flapping Wing Vehicles presents research on the implementation of a flexible multi-body dynamic representation of a flapping wing ornithopter that considers aero-elasticity. This effort brings advances in the understanding of flapping wing flight...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Space Safety and Human Performance by Ms. Barbara G. (NASA, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USA) Kanki Space Safety and Human Performance
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Space Safety and Human Performance provides a comprehensive reference for engineers and technical managers within aerospace and high technology companies, space agencies, operators, and consulting firms. The book draws upon the expertise of the world's leading experts in the field...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Green Aviation Reduction of Environmental Impact Through Aircraft Technology and Alternative Fuels by Emily S. Nelson Green Aviation Reduction of Environmental Impact Through Aircraft Technology and Alternative Fuels

Aircraft emissions currently account for ~3.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions. The number of passenger miles has increased by 5% annually despite 9/11, two wars and gloomy economic conditions. Since aircraft have no viable alternative to the internal combustion engine,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Flight Stress Stress, Fatigue and Performance in Aviation by Mr. Alan F. Stokes Flight Stress Stress, Fatigue and Performance in Aviation

While stress and fatigue are often dealt with in other books on aviation performance and human factors, these realities of human vulnerability are now increasingly seen as central to the effective conduct of flight operations. Flight Stress provides a comprehensive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Assembling and Supplying the ISS The Space Shuttle Fulfills Its Mission by David J. Shayler Assembling and Supplying the ISS The Space Shuttle Fulfills Its Mission

Telling the story of the International Space Station from the perspective of the space shuttle s involvement in the assembly and re-supply of the station over 13 years, this book captures how the intricate and wide-reaching infrastructure required by each...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2017

Advances in Electric Propulsion by Jean Broge Advances in Electric Propulsion

The research and development of more efficient and electric propulsion systems is expanding. This book takes the reader through various technologies that will enable a more-electric aircraft future, as well as design methods and certification requirements of more-electric engines.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

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Emerging Space Markets by Stella Tkatchova Emerging Space Markets

This book analyzes the commercial space activities and commercialization processes of the last fifteen years and maps the future challenges that NewSpace companies will face developing commercial space markets. What is new and what has happened in these markets up...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

International Military Aerospace Collaboration Case Studies in Domestic and Intergovernmental Politics by Pia Christina Wood International Military Aerospace Collaboration Case Studies in Domestic and Intergovernmental Politics

This title was first published in 2000: An examination of the most important international military aerospace collaboration programs of the past decade. Each chapter analyzes a particular collaborative project as well as developments within the relevant national aerospace industries. Several...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Navigation and Guidance of Orbital Transfer Vehicle by Xuefeng Li, Chaobing Li Navigation and Guidance of Orbital Transfer Vehicle
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This book uses the entire flying process, starting from ground launching of the orbital transfer vehicle (OTV) to injecting payload into earth synchronous orbit, as an example for real-world engineering practices. It discusses in detail the analysis design and integrated...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Ethical Issues in Aviation by Elizabeth A. Hoppe Ethical Issues in Aviation

Applied ethics has been gaining wide attention in a variety of curriculums, and there is growing awareness of the need for ethical training in general. Well-publicized ethical problems such as the Challenger disaster, the Ford Pinto case and the collapse...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2017

Proceedings of the International Conference on Modern Research in Aerospace Engineering MRAE-2016 by Sanjay Singh Proceedings of the International Conference on Modern Research in Aerospace Engineering MRAE-2016

This book includes high-quality research papers presenting the latest advances in aerospace and related engineering fields. The papers are organized according to six broad areas (i) Aerospace Propulsion, (ii) Space Research, Avionics and Instrumentation, (iii) Aerodynamics Wind Tunnel and Computational...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Small Unmanned Fixed-Wing Aircraft Design A Practical Approach by Andras Sobester, Andrew J. Keane, James P. Scanlan Small Unmanned Fixed-Wing Aircraft Design A Practical Approach
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Small Unmanned Fixed-wing Aircraft Design is the essential guide to designing, building and testing fixed wing UAVs (or drones). It deals with aircraft from two to 150 kg in weight and is based on the first-hand experiences of the world...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Advances in Aerospace Guidance, Navigation and Control Selected Papers of the Fourth CEAS Specialist Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control held in Warsaw by Boguslaw Dolega Advances in Aerospace Guidance, Navigation and Control Selected Papers of the Fourth CEAS Specialist Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control held in Warsaw

The first three CEAS (Counsil of European Aerospace Societies) Specialist Conferences on Guidance, Navigation and Control (CEAS EuroGNC) were held in Munich, Germany in 2011, in Delft, Netherlands in 2013 and in Toulouse, France in 2017. The Warsaw University of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Adaptive Interference Mitigation in GNSS by Renbiao Wu, Wenyi Wang, Dan Lu, Lu Wang Adaptive Interference Mitigation in GNSS
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This book introduces readers to adaptive interference mitigation techniques based on multiple antennas for global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) in the time, domain, spatial and spatial-temporal domains. As the performance of GNSS can easily be impacted by various intentional and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

Theory of Aerospace Propulsion by Pasquale M. Sforza Theory of Aerospace Propulsion

Readers of this book will be able to: utilize the fundamental principles of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics to analyze aircraft engines, understand the common gas turbine aircraft propulsion systems and be able to determine the applicability of each, perform system...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Multi-rotor Platform Based UAV Systems by Franck (IMS<br> Laboratory, Bordeaux, France) Cazaurang, Kelly (College of Engineering and Applied Science, University o Cohen Multi-rotor Platform Based UAV Systems
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Multi-rotor Platform Based UAV Systems is aimed at providing an excellent opportunity for experiential learning, capability augmentation and confidence building for senior level undergraduates, entry-level graduates as well as engineers working in government agencies and industry involved in UAV R&D....
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Tethered Space Robot Dynamics, Measurement, and Control by Panfeng (School of Astronautics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China) Huang, Zhongjie (School of Astronautics, N Meng Tethered Space Robot Dynamics, Measurement, and Control
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Tethered Space Robot: Dynamics, Measurement, and Control discusses a novel tethered space robot (TSR) system that contains the space platform, flexible tether and gripper. TSR can capture and remove non-cooperative targets such as space debris. It is the first time...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Model Driven Development for Embedded Software Application to Communications for Drone Swarm by Jean-Aime (TELECOM laboratory, ENAC, Toulouse, France) Maxa, Mohamed Slim (Altran, France) Ben Mahmoud, Nicolas (TELEC Larrieu Model Driven Development for Embedded Software Application to Communications for Drone Swarm
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Model Driven Development for Embedded Software: Application to Communications for Drone Swarm describes the principles of model-oriented design used in the aeronautical field, specifically for the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle). The book focuses on designing an embedded system for drones...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

MAAXIMUS - More Affordable Aircraft through Extended, Integrated and Mature Numerical Sizing by Ralf Herrmann MAAXIMUS - More Affordable Aircraft through Extended, Integrated and Mature Numerical Sizing

This edited volume contains the research results of the EU funded project MAAXIMUS. The topical focus lies on composite airframe technology with particular emphasis on affordable innovation in aerospace technology. The papers stem from a well-acknowledged and international authorship in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2017

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Additive Manufacturing of Aerospace Composite Structures Fabrication and Reliability by Rani Elhajjar Additive Manufacturing of Aerospace Composite Structures Fabrication and Reliability

Introduces readers to the current state of technologies involved in the processing and design of polymer-reinforced fibre composites using additive manufacturing's automated fibre placement methods. Additive Manufacturing of Aerospace Composite Structures approaches the question of quality in these structures from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Aeronautical Telecommunications Network Advances, Challenges, and Modeling by Sarhan M. Musa Aeronautical Telecommunications Network Advances, Challenges, and Modeling

Addresses the Challenges of Modern-Day Air Traffic Air traffic control (ATC) directs aircraft in the sky and on the ground to safety, while the Aeronautical Telecommunications Network (ATN) comprises all systems and phases that assist in aircraft departure and landing....
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Viscous Hypersonic Flow Theory of Reacting and Hypersonic Boundary Layers by William Dorrance Viscous Hypersonic Flow Theory of Reacting and Hypersonic Boundary Layers


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems and Integration Enabling Technologies for Space Exploration by Paul A. Czysz, Claudio Bruno, Bernd Chudoba Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems and Integration Enabling Technologies for Space Exploration
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The updated and expanded third edition of this book focuses on the multi-disciplinary coupling between flight-vehicle hardware alternatives and enabling propulsion systems. It discusses how to match near-term and far-term aerospace vehicles to missions and provides a comprehensive overview of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Time-Critical Cooperative Control of Autonomous Air Vehicles by Isaac Kaminer, Antonio M. Pascoal, Enric Xargay Time-Critical Cooperative Control of Autonomous Air Vehicles
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Time-Critical Cooperative Control of Autonomous Air Vehicles presents, in an easy-to-read style, the latest research conducted in the industry, while also introducing a set of novel ideas that illuminate a new approach to problem-solving. The book is virtually self-contained, giving...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Turbine Blade Investment Casting Die Technology by Dinghua Zhang, Wenhu Wang, Kun Bu, Yunyong Cheng Turbine Blade Investment Casting Die Technology
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Focusing on the theory and techniques of digital design and manufacturing for turbine blade investment casting, this book systematically summarizes the advances in applications in this field. It describes advanced digital design theory and methods and provides practical technical references...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2017

Proceedings of the 28th Conference of Spacecraft TT&C Technology in China Openness, Integration and Intelligent Interconnection by Rongjun Shen Proceedings of the 28th Conference of Spacecraft TT&C Technology in China Openness, Integration and Intelligent Interconnection

This book collects selected papers from the 28th Conference of Spacecraft TT&C Technology in China held on November 8-10, 2016. The book features state-of-the-art studies on spacecraft TT&C in China with the theme of Openness, Integration and Intelligent Interconnection ....
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2017

Formal Methods for Safety and Security Case Studies for Aerospace Applications by Manju Nanda Formal Methods for Safety and Security Case Studies for Aerospace Applications

This volume is the outcome of deliberations on formal methods in aerospace. The book specially delves into the use of formal methods for verification, validation, and optimization of software in safety critical and time critical applications, such as those in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Computational Methods and Models for Transport New Challenges for the Greening of Transport Systems by Pedro Diez Computational Methods and Models for Transport New Challenges for the Greening of Transport Systems

This volume addresses challenges and solutions in transport and mobility of people and goods with respect to environment, safety, security and socio-economics issues, exploring advanced computational research work and the latest innovations in transport.This book brings together lectures presented at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Human Factors in Flight by Frank H. Hawkins Human Factors in Flight

The late Captain Frank H Hawkins FRAes, M Phil, was Human Factors Consultant to KLM, for whom he had flown for over 30 years as line captain and R & D pilot, designing the flight decks for all KLM aircraft...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Investigating Human Error: Incidents, Accidents, and Complex Systems by Barry Strauch Investigating Human Error: Incidents, Accidents, and Complex Systems

In this book the author applies contemporary error theory to the needs of investigators and of anyone attempting to understand why someone made a critical error, how that error led to an incident or accident, and how to prevent such...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Trailblazing Mars NASA's Next Giant Leap by Pat Duggins Trailblazing Mars NASA's Next Giant Leap

Travel to and from Mars has long been a staple of science fiction. And yet the hurdles--both technological and financial--have kept human exploration of the red planet from becoming a reality. Trailblazing Mars offers an inside look at the current...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/06/2017

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