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- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 112.00
We know the specific strengths of various cities, are aware of their ranking, are able to discuss their density and growth. But what do all cities have in common, what do we know about their ?lowest common denominator??The ?city as a species?, the ?primal genetic material of the city?: this is the subject of A Quantum City . This colossal... more...
- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 8.74
The history of flying is packed with incredible feats of bravery and endurance, human ingenuity and recklesness, mystery, romance and tragedy. From the first hot air balloons of the 18th century to the supersonic jet flights of today, magnificent men (and women) have taken their incredible flying machines ever higher, further and faster. This... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95
Aerospace Instrumentation, Volume 4 is a collection of papers presented at the Fourth International Aerospace Instrumentation Symposium, held at the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield. Co-sponsored by the Instrument Society of America, the symposium covers most aspects of aerospace instrumentation. This book is composed of 14 chapters and begins with... more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 22.99
Classical aerodynamics is a compulsory study subject for pilots at all levels of experience. Propeller Aerodynamics is a subset of this fascinating subject. Propellers have their unique aerodynamic terminology, forces and handling requirements, knowledge of which all pilots must be aware of to safely handle the aircraft they are flying. Incorrect propeller... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Aviation is a complex system, and the investigation and modelling of aviation accident causation can suffer from being artificially manipulated into non-complex models and methods. This book addresses this issue by developing a new approach to investigating aviation accident causation through information networks, which centralise communication and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Scott Jackson explains the principles of systems engineering in simple, understandable terms and describes to engineers and managers how these principles would be applied to the development of commercial aircraft. More of a how and a why guide rather than a what guide, the book stresses that systems engineering is an integrated technical-managerial... more...
- Momentum Press 2015; US$ 29.95
This book offers detailed case studies on how various industries have learned how to best allocate their resources?technical, human, and nancial?for enhancing productivity. It includes efforts to improve resource utilization from around the world. Case studies cover topics ranging from distributed virtual manufacturing enter- prises to integrating... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 279.00
Presenting an up-to-date view on the most important space vehicle configurations, this book contains detailed analyses for several different type of space mission profiles while considering important factors such as aerodynamic loads, aerodynamic heating, vehicle stability and landing characteristics. With that in mind, the authors provide a detailed... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00
This issue of Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: An International Journal is directly linked to the yearly organized International Conference, "Supply on the Wings", which is part of the AIRTEC congress embedded in the International Aerospace Supply Fair AIRTEC (www.airtec.aero) held in Frankfurt, Germany. The last conference... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
The Dragon in the Cockpit enhances the mutual understanding between Western aviation human-factors practitioners and the Chinese aviation community by describing some of the fundamental Chinese cultural characteristics pertinent to the field of flight safety. This book provides crucial insights into Chinese culture and how it manifests itself during... more...