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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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 140.00
Unique source of information on compliant surface drag reduction?an important area of technology with practical application to ships?from otherwise inaccessible research studies Updates the knowledge-base on boundary layer flow and surface friction reduction, critical topics in the global quest for increased ship efficiency and fuel economy Reveals... more...
- Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed/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...
- Springer 2010; US$ 209.00
In this textbook, the author introduces the concept of unsteady aerodynamics and its underlying principles. He provides the readers with a full review of fundamental physics of the free and the forced unsteadines, the terminology and basic equations of aerodynamics ranging from incompressible flow to hypersonics. The book also covers the modern topics... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 452.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 220.00
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$ 99.95
Already one of the leading course texts on aerodynamics in the UK, the sixth edition welcomes a new US-based author team to keep the text current. The sixth edition has been revised to include the latest developments in compressible flow, computational fluid dynamics, and contemporary applications. Computational methods have been expanded and updated... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 109.00
Flight mechanics is the application of Newton's laws to the study of vehicle trajectories (performance), stability, and aerodynamic control. This volume details the derivation of analytical solutions of airplane flight mechanics problems associated with flight in a vertical plane. It covers trajectory analysis, stability, and control. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 21.95
Expert authors demonstrate the topic using pilot drawn from an FAA/NASA sponsored database. A post-mortem of real-life, real-pilot accidents are examined to explain what went wrong and why. An action agenda is drawn of preventive techniques pilots can effect to avoid the same risks. more...