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- Springer 2006; US$ 289.00
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...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 54.00
In Skyplane, some of architectures 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...
- BS Publications 2007; US$ 50.00
Satellite Meteorology is the youngest and fastest growing branch of the science of meteorology. This book traces its fascinating history, describes the current state of art, and envisions its potential and possibilities. The book can serve as a textbook for university courses, as a guide for operational meteorologists and as a source of reference for... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 50.17
Der deutsche Luftverkehr ist seit Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts ein stark wachsender Verkehrsträger und wurde besonders seit den 90er Jahren als unerlässliches Beförderungsmittel bestimmend für die wirtschaftliche Entwicklung des Landes. Der Luftverkehr hat den Schienenverkehr, als Symbol der Industrialisierung am Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts, abgelöst.... more...
- 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...
- 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...