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Aeronautics. Aeronautical engineering

  • Deadly Turbulenceby Steve Pollock

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    Jet airliner operations in the U.S. began in 1958, bringing, it was thought, a new era of fast, high, safe, smooth, sophisticated travel. But almost immediately, the new aircraft were involved in incidents and accidents that showed jets created new problems even as they solved old ones. This book discusses five disasters or near-disasters of the early... more...

  • Aircraft Propulsionby Saeed Farokhi

    Wiley 2014; US$ 105.95

    New edition of the successful textbook updated to include new material on UAVs, design guidelines in aircraft engine component systems and additional end of chapter problems Aircraft Propulsion, Second Edition is a comprehensive textbook covering aircraft gas turbine engine and rocket propulsion from the basic principles to more advanced treatments... more...

  • Electromagnetic Well Loggingby Wilson C. Chin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    Almost all publications on borehole electromagnetics deal with idealizations that are not acceptable physically, and unfortunately, even these models are company proprietary.  On the other hand, “exact models” are only available through detailed finite element or finite difference analysis, and more often than not, simply describe... more...

  • Air Canadaby Peter Pigott

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 16.99

    Begun as a social experiment in 1937, Air Canada has evolved into one of the world's greatest airlines, an integral part of this country's social fabric. During the course of its 75-year history, the airline was privatized, fought off a hostile takeover, merged with arch-rival Canadian Airlines, and touched countless lives. This is its story. more...

  • Instrument Flyingby Timothy E. Heron

    Two Harbors Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    Written by an instrument instructor for instrument pilots Instrument Flying offers fresh insight into—and distinct ways to remember—10 specific principles designed to calibrate your thinking and lead to safer, better-managed, and less stressful flights. Validated by a cadre of distinguished instructors and pilots, these principles are indispensable... more...

  • Commercial Airplane Design Principlesby Pasquale M Sforza

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Commercial Airplane Design Principles is a succinct, focused text covering all the information required at the preliminary stage of aircraft design:  initial sizing and weight estimation, fuselage design, engine selection, aerodynamic analysis, stability and control, drag estimation, performance analysis, and economic analysis. The text places... more...

  • The Freckleton, England, Air Disasterby James R. Hedtke

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    The Freckleton catastrophe of August 23, 1944, occurred when an American B-24 Liberator crashed into the small village of Freckleton in north west England. The plane was on a test flight when it encountered a rare and severe summer thunderstorm. Air traffic control at the American air base Warton recalled the bomber back to the base. When the pilot... more...

  • Corsairby Barrett Tillman

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 21.95

    This is the remarkable story of an airplane that became a legend--with a sleek silhouette and bent wings, it doubled as a day and night fighter, could fly off carriers or from land, and served both as a dive bomber and reconnaissance plane. Filled with facts and figures, this fast-paced history begins with the nerve-wracking test flights of the 1940s... more...

  • Computational and Experimental Fluid Mechanics with Applications to Physics, Engineering and the Environmentby Leonardo Di G. Sigalotti; Jaime Klapp; Eloy Sira

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The book presents a collection of selected papers from the I Workshop of the Venezuelan Society of Fluid Mechanics held on Margarita Island, Venezuela from November 4 to 9, 2012. Written by experts in their respective fields, the contributions are organized into five parts: - Part I Invited Lectures, consisting of full-length technical papers on both... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Planesby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Do you know which way round a country’s flag is placed on an airplane’s tail? What Qantas stands for? What are the twenty most iconic planes of all time? And what happened to the man who successfully glided from a tower in China in the year 559 AD? This fantastic quick-read eBook features 101 amazing facts about planes, split into categories... more...