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  • Optimal trajectories in atmospheric flightby Nguyen Vinh

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Optimal Trajectories in Atmospheric Flight deals with the optimization of trajectories in atmospheric flight. The book begins with a simple treatment of functional optimization followed by a discussion of switching theory. It then presents the derivation of the general equations of motion along with the basic knowledge in aerodynamics and propulsion... more...

  • Into the Blackby Rowland White

    Transworld 2016; US$ 26.78

    On 12th April 1981 a revolutionary new spacecraft blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. NASA?s Space Shuttle Columbia was the most advanced flying machine ever built ? the high watermark of post-war aviation development. A direct descendant of the record-breaking X-planes the likes of which Chuck Yeager had tested in the skies over the... more...

  • Spacecraft Reliability and Multi-State Failuresby Joseph Homer Saleh; Jean-Franç Castet; ois

    Wiley 2011; US$ 159.95 US$ 138.62

    The aerospace community has long recognized and repeatedly emphasizes the importance of reliability for space systems. Despite this, little has been published in book form on the topic. Spacecraft Reliability and Multi-state Failures addresses this gap in the literature, offering a unique focus on spacecraft reliability based on extensive statistical... more...

  • The Deltoid Pumpkin Seedby John McPhee

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 17.99

    This is the fascinating story of the dream of a completely new aircraft, a hybrid of the airplane and rigid airship - huge, wingless, moving slowly through the lower sky. Its early and secrect experimenta; development took twelve years' time and one and a half million dollars. McPhee chronicles the perhaps unfathomable perseverance of the aircraft's... more...

  • Aircraft Dynamicsby Marcello R. Napolitano

    Wiley 2012; US$ 71.50 US$ 61.97

    The 1st edition of Aircraft Dynamics: from Modeling to Simulation by Marcello R. Napolitano is an innovative textbook with specific features for assisting, motivating and engaging aeronautical/aerospace engineering students in the challenging task of understanding the basic principles of aircraft dynamics and the necessary skills for the modeling of... more...

  • Theory of Wing Sectionsby Ira H. Abbott; A. E. von Doenhoff

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 22.95

    "Most useful in working with wing sections and methods for using section data to predict wing characteristics . . . much detailed geometric and aerodynamic data." ? Mechanical Engineering The first edition of this work has been corrected and republished in answer to the continuing demand for a concise compilation of the subsonic aerodynamics characteristics... more...

  • Introduction to Space Dynamicsby William Tyrrell Thomson

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Comprehensive, classic introduction to space-flight engineering for advanced undergraduate and graduate students provides basic tools for quantitative analysis of the motions of satellites and other vehicles in space. more...

  • Rocketsby Robert Goddard

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Rockets, in the primitive form of fireworks, have existed since the Chinese invented them around the thirteenth century. But it was the work of American Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945) and his development of liquid-fueled rockets that first produced a controlled rocket flight. Fascinated by rocketry since boyhood, Goddard designed, built, and... more...

  • Aeroelasticityby Raymond L. Bisplinghoff; Holt Ashley; Robert L. Halfman

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 44.95

    Highly regarded text deals with aeroelasticity as well as underlying aerodynamic and structural tools. Topics include incompressible flow, flutter, model theory, and much more. Over 300 illustrations. 1955 edition. more...

  • Theory of Flightby Richard von Mises

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 26.95

    Mises' classic avoids the formidable mathematical structure of fluid dynamics, while conveying ? by often unorthodox methods ? a full understanding of the physical phenomena and mathematical concepts of aeronautical engineering. more...