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- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Progress in Astronautics and Rocketry, Volume 6: Detonation and Two-Phase Flow compiles technical papers presented at the ARS Propellants, Combustion, and Liquid Rockets Conference held in Palm Beach, Florida on April 26-28, 1961. This book provides an excellent illustration of research and development on a selected group of problems relating to detonations,... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1989; US$ 52.00
This book is a formal presentation of lectures given at the 1987 Summer School on Turbulence, held at the National Center for Atmospheric Research under the auspices of the Geophysical Turbulence Program. The lectures present in detail certain of the more challenging and interesting current turbulence research problems in engineering, meteorology,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 15.99
Detailing the role of women in aviation, from the very first days of flight to the present, this rich exploration of the subject profiles 26 women pilots who sought out and met challenges both in the sky and on the ground. Divided into six chronologically arranged sections, this book composes a minihistory of aviation. Learn about pioneers such as... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2010; US$ 176.00
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. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
For a quarter of a century from 1950, George Edwards was the dominant figure in British aviation, both civil and military. His successes included the VC 10 airliner and the legendary Anglo-French Concorde. Edwards's patience and perseverance when dealing with politicians across the Channel were critical to the success of the Concorde project. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 139.00
Modelling and Managing Airport Performance provides an integrated view of state-of-the-art research on measuring and improving the performance of airport systems with consideration of both airside and landside operations. The considered facets of performance include capacity, delays, economic costs, noise, emissions and safety. Several of the contributions... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1977; US$ 39.95
A comprehensive and timely analysis of bombing and arson, this book explores such topics as bombs and their effects; bombers, arsonists, and their motivations; and the victims and targets of these crimes. The urban guerilla, the bombing campaign in Northern Ireland, a psychiatric study of an airplane bomber, bomb threats and disposal, and the investigation... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 11.99
With detailed, step-by-step instructions, this richly illustrated science project book shows how to construct and safely launch homemade balloons. Some designs, including the Solar Tetroon or the Giant Solar Sausage, are made from garbage bags and tape, while others, such as the Khom Loi, are created from tissue paper and wire; yet all of the projects... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00
This book combines the research activities of the authors, both of whom are researchers at Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (French National School of Civil Aviation), and presents their findings from the last 15 years. Their work uses air transport as its focal point, within the realm of mathematical optimization, looking at real life problems... more...