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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$ 73.96
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...
- 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...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 34.49
The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics was written for pilots at all levels from private pilot to airline pilot, military pilots and students of aerodynamics as a complete reference manual to aerodynamic terminology. General aerodynamic text books for pilots are relatively limited in their scope while aerodynamic text books for engineering students involve... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 14.09
Are you fed up losing at family board game nights? Do you want to learn how to destroy the competition? Get the inside tips from preposterously overqualified experts on how to win a range of common family games, board games and more. * A mime artist tells you how to do the best charades * A mathematician tells you how to win Connect 4 * ... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 115.00 US$ 98.90
Flight Dynamics takes a new approach to the science and mathematics of aircraft flight, unifying principles of aeronautics with contemporary systems analysis. While presenting traditional material that is critical to understanding aircraft motions, it does so in the context of modern computational tools and multivariable methods. Robert... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 190.26
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 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95
The aim of this volume is to explore the challenges posed by the rapid development of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) within the field of engineering. CFD is already essential to research concerned with fluid flow in civil engineering, and its further potential for application in wind engineering is highly promising. State-of-the-art papers from... more...