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- CRC Press 2007; US$ 231.00
Bridging the gap between wind and structural engineering, Wind Loading of Structures demonstrates the application of wind engineering principles to ensure maximum safety in a variety of structures. This book will assist the practising engineer in understanding the principles of wind engineering, and provide guidance on the successful design of structures... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2013; US$ 16.99
A collection of easy-to-fold paper airplane designs and innovative theories of flight, including the author's Guinness World Record-breaking airplane. Features 16 tear-out model planes. Will YOU be the next to break the WORLD RECORD? Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 59.95
Flight dynamicists today need not only a thorough understanding of the classical stability and control theory of aircraft, but also a working appreciation of flight control systems and consequently a grounding in the theory of automatic control. In this text the author fulfils these requirements by developing the theory of stability and control of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 200.00
Unmanned air vehicles are becoming increasingly popular alternatives for private applications which include, but are not limited to, fire fighting, search and rescue, atmospheric data collection, and crop surveys, to name a few. Among these vehicles are avian-inspired, flapping-wing designs, which are safe to operate near humans and are required to... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 252.00
Back-action of wind onto wings causes vibrations, endangering the whole structure. By careful choices of geometry, materials and damping, hazardous effects on wind engines, planes, turbines and cars can be avoided. This book gives an overview of aerodynamics and mechanics behind these problems and describes a range of mechanical effects.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 495.00
Today understanding turbulence is one of the key issues in tackling flow problems in engineering. Powerful computers and numerical methods are now available for solving flow equations, but the simulation of turbulence effects, which are nearly always important in practice, are still at an early stage of development. Successful simulation of turbulence... more...
- Primento Publishing 2016; US$ 59.99
Le Manuel de Pilotage d?Avion s?est imposé comme une référence pour la préparation à l?examen théorique de pilote privé et au Brevet de Base Avion. Cette édition revue et augmentée, à jour des plus récentes évolutions de la réglementation, intègre notamment : - le programme théorique PPL et LAPL réclamé par l?Agence Européenne de la Sécurité... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 256.00 US$ 221.87
Transonic flow occurs around moving objects as they approach and cross the sound barrier. Serious problems can occur at this point, such as shock-induced flow separation which can cause the aircraft to spin out of control. Another important practical problem is the achievement of higher aerodynamic performance of aircraft at cruise conditions, which... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 99.00
Space exploration and advanced astronomy have dramatically expanded our knowledge of outer space and made it possible to study the indepth mechanisms underlying various natural phenomena caused by complex interaction of physical-chemical and dynamical processes in the universe. Huge breakthroughs in astrophysics and the planetary s- ences have led... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 310.00
Dr Theodore Nicholas ran the High Cycle Fatigue Program for the US Air Force between 1995 and 2003 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and is one of the world?s leading authorities on the subject, having authored over 250 papers in leading archival journals and books. Bringing his plethora of expertise to this book, Dr Nicholas discusses the subject... more...