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  • Experience from the DARPA Urban Challengeby Christopher Rouff; Mike Hinchey

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Experience from the DARPA Urban Challenge provides details of the types of systems, software and processes that were used to develop the complex unmanned vehicles that participated in the DARPA Urban Challenge. The vehicle developers explain how autonomous vehicle software in this race was designed and implemented. The chapters range from system and... more...

  • U. S. Spacesuitsby Kenneth S. Thomas; Harold J. McMann

    Springer 2011; US$ 44.95

    Spacesuits are far more than garments. They are a personalized spacecraft that allows direct contact and interaction with everything beyond our world, and a last refuge for survival in a disaster. Creating safe, reliable, and comfortable spacesuits is an ongoing challenge that has spanned over four decades. "U. S. Spacesuits, 2nd Edition"... more...

  • Deep Space Propulsionby K. F. Long

    Springer 2011; US$ 44.95

    The technology of the next few decades could possibly allow us to explore with robotic probes the closest stars outside our Solar System, and maybe even observe some of the recently discovered planets circling these stars. This book looks at the reasons for exploring our stellar neighbors and at the technologies we are developing to build space probes... more...

  • Advanced Control of Turbofan Enginesby Hanz Richter

    Springer 2011; US$ 139.00

    Advanced Control of Turbofan Engines describes the operational performance requirements of turbofan (commercial) engines from a controls systems perspective, covering industry-standard methods and research-edge advances. This book allows the reader to design controllers and produce realistic simulations using public-domain software like CMAPSS: Commercial... more...

  • Vehicle Dynamics and Controlby Rajesh Rajamani

    Springer 2011; US$ 169.00

    Vehicle Dynamics and Control provides a comprehensive coverage of vehicle control systems and the dynamic models used in the development of these control systems. The control system applications covered in the book include cruise control, adaptive cruise control, ABS, automated lane keeping, automated highway systems, yaw stability control, engine... more...

  • Modeling, Control and Coordination of Helicopter Systemsby Beibei Ren; Shuzhi Sam Ge; Chang Chen

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Modeling, Control and Coordination of Helicopter Systems provides a comprehensive treatment of helicopter systems, ranging from related nonlinear flight dynamic modeling and stability analysis to advanced control design for single helicopter systems, and also covers issues related to the coordination and formation control of multiple helicopter systems... more...

  • Satellite Communicationsby Joseph N. Pelton

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    The field of satellite communications represents the world's largest space industry. Those who are interested in space need to understand the fundamentals of satellite communications, its technology, operation, business, economic, and regulatory aspects. This book explains all this along with key insights into the field's future growth trends... more...

  • Handbuch Fahrerassistenzsystemeby Hermann Winner; Stephan Hakuli; Gabriele Wolf

    Springer 2011; US$ 69.95

    In diesem Grundlagenwerk werden die Fahrerassistenzsysteme f r aktive Sicherheit und Fahrerentlastung in Aufbau und Funktion ausf hrlich erkl rt. Dazu z hlen die bekannten und mittlerweile zur Standardausstattung z hlenden Systeme wie ABS, ESP oder ACC genauso wie die Systeme zum Kollisionsschutz, f r den Fahrspurwechsel oder zum komfortablen Einparken.... more...

  • Elektrische Energieversorgung 2by Valentin Crastan

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    In Band 2 des Werks werden die Themen Klimaschutz, Elektrizit tswirtschaft, Kraftwerktechnik, alternative Stromerzeugung und chemische Energiespeicherung behandelt. In allen drei B nden verkn pfen die Autoren theoretische Fundierung mit direktem Praxisbezug. Sie sch pfen dabei aus ihrer langj hrigen Erfahrung auf dem Gebiet der Energieversorgung und... more...