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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 238.00
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...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 186.00
Focusing on Aerodynamics of Wind Turbines with topics ranging from Fundamental to Application of horizontal axis wind turbines, this book presents advanced topics including: Basic Theory for Wind turbine Blade Aerodynamics, Computational Methods, and Special Structural Reinforcement Technique for Wind Turbine Blades. more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 140.00
While other methods of drag reduction are well-known in marine R&D and ship design environments worldwide, compliant coating drag reduction remains less well-known and poorly understood. This important book presents cutting-edge techniques and findings from research sources not generally accessible by Western researchers and engineers, aiding the... 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...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 22.95
Geared toward upper-level undergrads, graduate students, and practicing engineers, this comprehensive treatment of the dynamics of atmospheric flight focuses especially on the stability and control of airplanes. An extensive set of numerical examples covers STOL airplanes, subsonic jet transports, hypersonic flight, stability augmentation, and wind... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 209.00
The book presents methods of mathematical modeling of vortex wakes of aircraft in flights at high altitudes and close to the ground at take-off-landing regimes. The modeling is based on an extensive application of the method of discrete vortices in aircraft flights at high altitudes and on a conjugation of this method with the integral method of predicting... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 261.00
This book presents the state of the art in numerical and analytical techniques as well as future trends associated with mission design for libration point orbits. It contains papers explaining theoretical developments and their applications, including the accurate description of some actual libration point missions of ESA and NASA. The existing software... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 239.00
This introduction to the principles of unsteady aerodynamics covers all the core concepts, provides readers with a review of the fundamental physics, terminology and basic equations, and covers hot new topics such as the use of flapping wings for propulsion. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 279.00
Prandtl?s famous lecture with the title ?Über Flüssigkeitsbewegung bei sehr kleiner Reibung? was presented on August 12, 1904 at the Third Internationalen Mathematischen Kongress in Heidelberg, Germany. This lecture invented the phrase ?Boundary Layer? (Grenzschicht). The paper was written during Prandtl?s first academic position at the University... more...