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  • Handbuch zur Flugunfalluntersuchung (German Edition)by Christian-Heinz Schuberdt; David Herriman

    Springer 2006; US$ 109.00

    Das Handbuch für Behörden, Organisationen und Unternehmen, die bei einem Unfall mit großen Flugzeugen an der Unfallstelle beteiligt werden müssen, liefert die wichtigsten Informationen für sachgerechtes und kompetentes Vorgehen zur Vorbereitung auf den Ernstfall und für das operative Krisenmanagement.  Das Buch behandelt die relevanten nationalen und... more...

  • Introduction to Aircraft Aeroelasticity and Loadsby Jan Robert Wright; Jonathan Edward Cooper

    Wiley 2008; US$ 165.00

    Aircraft performance is influenced significantly both by aeroelastic phenomena, arising from the interaction of elastic, inertial and aerodynamic forces, and by load variations resulting from flight and ground manoeuvres and gust / turbulence encounters. There is a strong link between aeroelasticity and loads, and these topics have become increasingly... more...

  • The Airplaneby Jay Spenser

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    The Airplane by aerospace industry writer Jay Spencer, former assistant curator of the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum and the Museum of Flight in Seattle , is the definitive history of how we invented and refined the amazing flying machines that enabled humankind to defy gravity. A fascinating true account certain to... more...

  • MEGAFLOW - Numerical Flow Simulation for Aircraft Designby Norbert Kroll; Jens K. Fassbender

    Springer 2006; US$ 339.00

    The aerospace industry increasingly relies on advanced numerical simulation tools in the early design phase. This volume provides the results of a German initiative which combines many of the CFD development activities from the German Aerospace Center (DLR), universities, and aircraft industry. Numerical algorithms for structured and hybrid Navier-Stokes... more...

  • Miracle on the Hudsonby The Survivors Of Flight 1549; William Prochnau; Laura Parker

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    In this heart-stopping tale, the passengers of the Hudson River crash landing evoke in compelling detail the terrifying explosion as both engines were destroyed, the violent landing on the river, and the thrill of their rescue from the wings and from rafts. Jay McDonald, a thirty-nine-year-old software developer, had survived brain-tumor surgery just... more...

  • Aloftby William Langewiesche

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    More than a decade after the publication of Inside the Sky , Aloft is a completely revised, expanded, and updated edition of this classic text, which is widely regarded as the most lyrical and incisive book on flying.   In these essays, William Langewiesche considers how flying has altered not only how we move about the earth, but also how we view... more...

  • Modern Mechanical Surface Treatmentby Volker Schulze

    Wiley 2006; US$ 225.00

    The only comprehensive, systematic comparison of major mechanical surface treatments, their effects, and the resulting material properties. The result is an up-to-date, full review of this topic, collating the knowledge hitherto spread throughout many original papers. The book begins with a description of elementary processes and mechanisms to give... more...

  • Skyplaneby Richard Francis-Jones; Lawrence Nield; Xing Ruan; Deborah Van der Plaat

    University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 54.00

    In Skyplane, some of architecture’s leading thinkers and practitioners examine both the global phenomenon of the tall building and its adaptation to the Asian-Pacific context, addressing the following questions: What effect do towers have on our culture and urbanism, environmental sustainability, building economics, the workplace and historic... more...

  • STAIRS 2010by T. Ågotnes

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 189.00

    This book contains revised versions of most of the peer-reviewed papers presented at the Fifth Symposium for Artificial Intelligence Researchers (STAIRS), which took place in Lisbon, Portugal, in conjunction with the 19th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) and the Sixth Conference on Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems... more...

  • Advanced Nonlinear Strategies for Vibration Mitigation and System Identificationby Alexander F. Vakakis

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    The papers in this volume address advanced nonlinear topics in the general areas of vibration mitigation and system identification, such as, methods of analysis of strongly nonlinear dyanmical systems; techniques and methodologies for interpreting complex, multi-frequency transitions in damped nonlinear responses; new approaches for passive vibration... more...