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- Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99
The riveting true story of the world?s fastest plane and the first manned flights into outer space. First tested in 1959, the X-15 rocket plane was at the forefront of the space race. Developed by the US Air Force and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in collaboration with North American Aviation, the X-15 was sleek, black,... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 74.61
This book provides insight into designing intelligent materials and structures for special application in engineering. The book discusses simulation and experimental determination of physical material properties, such as piezoelectric effects, shape memory, electro-rheology, and distributed control for vibrations minimization. more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Optimal Trajectories in Atmospheric Flight deals with the optimization of trajectories in atmospheric flight. The book begins with a simple treatment of functional optimization followed by a discussion of switching theory. It then presents the derivation of the general equations of motion along with the basic knowledge in aerodynamics and propulsion... 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$ 191.95
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...