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Aeronautics. Aeronautical engineering

  • A Quantum Cityby Ludger Hovestadt; Vera Bühlmann; Diana Alvarez-Marin; Miro Roman; Sebastian Michael

    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...

  • Aerospace Instrumentationby M. A. Perry

    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...

  • 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...

  • Special issue devoted to AIRTEC “Supply on the Wings” conferenceby Askin Isikveren; Leslie Cohen; Richard Degenhardt

    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...

  • 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...