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  • Test and Evaluation of Aircraft Avionics and Weapons Systemsby Bob McShea

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2010; US$ 160.00

    This unique book serves as both text and practical reference for all personnel involved in avionics and weapons system evaluation and testing, in the air and on the ground. Whether you are training pilots and personnel or actually planning to test systems, this book will provide you with the fundamentals and practical information you need to get the... more...

  • Selected Asymptotic Methods with Applications to Electromagnetics and Antennasby George Fikioris; Ioannis Tastsoglou; Odysseas N. Bakas

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 50.00

    This book describes and illustrates the application of several asymptotic methods that have proved useful in the authors' research in electromagnetics and antennas. We first define asymptotic approximations and expansions and explain these concepts in detail. We then develop certain prerequisites from complex analysis such as power series, multivalued... more...

  • vie metamorphosisby Roman Bönsch

    Ambra 2012; US$ 54.00

    What is today known as the Vienna International Airport was originally erected in 1954, and has since been extensively expanded. Between 2006 and 2011, the annual number of passengers using the airport rose from 17 to over 21 million. In order to ensure the safety of the growing numbers of passengers, and to deliver state-of-the-art logistics for freight... more...

  • North Star over My Shoulderby Bob Buck

    Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 16.00

    It is rare to find one person whose life embodies the history of an industry the way Bob Buck's life encompasses the history of commercial aviation in America. Buck first flew in the 1920s, inspired by the exploits of Charles Lindbergh. In 1930, at age sixteen, he flew solo from coast to coast, breaking the junior transcontinental speed record. In... more...

  • Military Airframe Acquisition Costsby Cynthia R. Cook; John C. Graser

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    This report examines the package of new tools and techniques known as "lean production" to see if it would enable aircraft manufacturers to produce new weapon systems at costs below those predicted by historical cost estimating models. more...

  • A Modern Course in Aeroelasticityby E. H Dowell

    Springer 2005; US$ 109.00

    In this new edition, the fundamental material on classical linear aeroelasticity has been revised. Also new material has been added describing recent results on the research frontiers dealing with nonlinear aeroelasticity as well as major advances in the modelling of unsteady aerodynamic flows using the methods of computational fluid dynamics and reduced... more...

  • How Much Is Enough?by Russell Shaver; Michael Kennedy

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    This summary of a large RAND study explains how researchers calculated the minimum cost to the nation?s economy of providing baggage scanning at all U.S. airports. The cost of the scan-every-bag mandate is estimated to be about $4.5 billion; positive passenger profiling--sometimes called the ?registered traveler? program--could lower the total cost... more...

  • How Much Is Enough?by Russell Shaver; Michael Kennedy; Chad Shirley; Paul Dreyer

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    In the wake of September 11, 2001, the Transportation Security Agency was given the responsibility for ensuring that all baggage flying on U.S. aircraft would be screened. Left undefined was how much equipment should be deployed to scan all baggage thoroughly while not unnecessarily inconveniencing the public. more...

  • The Benefits of Positive Passenger Profiling on Baggage Screening Requirementsby Russell Shaver; Michael Kennedy

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Can positive passenger profiling lower the overall costs of airport security while minimizing the inconvenience to the flying public and retaining airport security at a high level? The authors calculate the cost of scanning as many bags as possible without abandoning the benefits of profiling. more...

  • Ground studies for pilotsby David Harris

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2003; US$ 55.99

    Designed to be fully up-to-date in 2003, with the latest Joint Aviation Requirements for Flight Crew Licensing, this text updates the "Ground Studies for Pilots". It features model exam questions and answers. more...