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Aeronautics. Aeronautical engineering

  • Human Factors Models for Aviation Accident Analysis and Preventionby Thomas G.C. Griffin; Mark S. Young; Neville A. Stanton

    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...

  • Systems Engineering for Commercial Aircraftby Scott Jackson

    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...

  • Resources Utilization and Productivity Enhancement Case Studiesby Anil Mital; Arun Pennathur

    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...

  • The Dragon in the Cockpitby Hung-Sying Jing; Allen Batteau

    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...

  • Someone Is Hiding Somethingby Richard Belzer; George Noory; David Wayne

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    Richard Belzer is a stand-up comedian and actor best-known for his role as John Munch on the hit NBC show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ; he played the character for twenty-one years. Among other books, he's also the author of the the New York Times best-seller They Killed Our President with Jesse Ventura and Dick Russell. George Noory is... more...

  • Safer Skiesby David Soucie; Ozzie Cheek

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99

    The past and future of airline safety—a memoir of successes, crashes, and near misses—by a former FAA accident inspector. Boarding an airplane strikes at least a small sense of fear into most people. Even though we all have heard that the odds of being struck by lightning are greater than the odds of perishing in a plane crash, it still doesn?t... more...

  • Bird Strikeby Michael N. Kalafatas

    Brandeis University Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    An intriguing and thoughtful investigation of New England?s first major air disaster, caused by a massive bird strike, a half-century ago more...

  • Flight Dynamicsby Robert F. Stengel

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 99.50

    Flight Dynamics takes a new approach to the science and mathematics of aircraft flight, unifying principles of aeronautics with contemporary systems analysis. While presenting traditional material that is critical to understanding aircraft motions, it does so in the context of modern computational tools and multivariable methods. Robert Stengel... more...

  • Trials and Errorsby Mike Brooke

    The History Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    Following his success as a Cold War Canberra pilot, Mike Brooke was dispatched to become a flying instructor at the Central Flying School in the 1970s. Following this interesting career spell, he moved on to undertake the demanding training regime at the UK's Empire Test Pilots' School in order for him to become a fully qualified experimental test... more...

  • From Night Flak to Hijackby Captain Reginald Levy DFC

    The History Press 2015; US$ 23.32

    This is the autobiography of Reginald Levy, a British pilot who reached a total of 25,090 flying hours in over 40 years of civil, military and commercial aviation. He recounts his training and military operations as an RAF pilot during WWII. He flies 44 types of aircraft between 1941 and 1981. He takes part in the Berlin Airlift, and in 1952 joins... more...