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- Springer London 2013; US$ 129.00
This book integrates control design techniques with concepts from nonlinear control theory and multi-agent systems to produce a framework for the formation control of a class of under-actuated aerial vehicles capable of vertical take-off and landing. more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 20.99
The original of this handbook is amongst the rarest of all official Great War publications with its initial print runs being just 250 copies. Detailing the hull framework, gas bags, engines, instrumentation, controls, ballast, mooring and handling, armament, trial flights, modifications, stations and duties of crew, and specifications, etc, etc, with... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 50.00
This book, written with unique access to official archives, tells the secret story of Britain's H-bomb - the scientific and strategic background, the government's policy decision, the work of the remarkable men who created the bomb, the four weapon trials at a remote Pacific atoll in 1957-58, and the historic consequences. more...
- Pen and Sword 2006; US$ 10.99
Pen and Sword Books are proud to be re-issuing this the only book that the legendary 'legless' ace Douglas Bader (immortalised by the film Reach For The Sky) wrote. He tells the inspiring story of the Battle of Britain from the viewpoint of 'The Few'. Using superb illustrations he traces the development of the Spitfire and Hurricane... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 159.95
This title is winner of the 2010 IIE/Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award. In light of increasing economic and international threats, military operations must be examined with a critical eye in terms of process design, management, improvement, and control. Although the Pentagon and militaries around the world have utilized industrial engineering... more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 199.95
Stringent demands on modern guided weapon systems require new approaches to guidance, control, and estimation. There are requirements for pinpoint accuracy, low cost per round, easy upgrade paths, enhanced performance in counter-measure environments, and the ability to track low-observable targets. Advances in Missile Guidance, Control, and Estimation... more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 23.99
This is the story of the Arado 234, an aircraft that on one day in 1944, in the skies above Normandy, heralded the beginning of a new era in aviation: the jet era... For more than a century, the aviation industry has experienced continual change and upheaval. Many individuals have contributed to this field of developmental aviation over the course... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 115.00
Autonomous unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) are critical to current and future military, civil, and commercial operations. Despite their importance, no previous textbook has accessibly introduced UAVs to students in the engineering, computer, and science disciplines--until now. Small Unmanned Aircraft provides a concise but comprehensive description... more...
- Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 5.99
This is a guide to the existing WWII aircraft to be found in aviation museums throughout the world. Each DPS contains a colour photo of an example of the aircraft as viewed in an aviation museum, examples of different marks (wartime shots in mono) and a textual resume of the type with statistics.The aircraft can be viewed in the USA, UK, France, Czechoslovakia,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00
This book presents a hierarchical decoupled planning and control strategy for lighter-than-air robots, which produces feasible, obstacle-avoiding flight paths, which minimize errors between robot measured trajectory and reference trajectory. more...