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  • Estimation of Rare Event Probabilities in Complex Aerospace and Other Systemsby Jerome Morio; Mathieu Balesdent

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 210.00

    Rare event probability (10 -4 and less) estimation has become a large area of research in the reliability engineering and system safety domains. A significant number of methods have been proposed to reduce the computation burden for the estimation of rare events from advanced sampling approaches to extreme value theory. However, it is often difficult... more...

  • Liquid Acquisition Devices for Advanced In-Space Cryogenic Propulsion Systemsby Jason William Hartwig

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 200.00

    Liquid Acquisition Devices for Advanced In-Space Cryogenic Propulsion Systems discusses the importance of reliable cryogenic systems, a pivotal part of everything from engine propulsion to fuel deposits. As some of the most efficient systems involve advanced cryogenic fluid management systems that present challenging issues, the book tackles issues... more...

  • Advances in Control System Technology for Aerospace Applicationsby Eric Feron

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 76.20

    This book is devoted to Control System Technology applied to aerospace and covers the four disciplines Cognitive Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research, and Servo-Mechanisms. This edited book follows a workshop held at the Georgia Institute of Technology in June 2012, where the today's most important aerospace challenges, including aerospace... more...

  • The Passenger Has Gone Digital and Mobileby Nawal K. Taneja

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 74.95

    Technology is changing expectations in the airline industry. Passengers want to be in control, and they expect airlines to become solution providers and aggregators of value, to provide them with personalized services. Airline employees expect to be given the tools to do their jobs and to meet passenger expectations. Airline executives expect to make... more...

  • Systems Engineering for Commercial Aircraftby Scott Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    The key principle of systems engineering is that an aircraft should be considered as a whole and not as a collection of parts. Another principle is that the requirements for the aircraft and its subsystems emanate from a logical set of organized functions and from economic or customer-oriented requirements as well as the regulatory requirements for... more...

  • Introduction to Optimum Designby Jasbir Arora

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 130.00

    Introduction to Optimum Design, Fourth Edition, carries on the tradition of the most widely used textbook in engineering optimization and optimum design courses. It is intended for use in a first course on engineering design and optimization at the undergraduate or graduate level in engineering departments of all disciplines, with a primary focus... more...

  • Foundations of Aviation Lawby Michael W. Pearson; Daniel S. Riley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Foundations of Aviation Law is an easy-reading general primer into the often complex world of aviation law, written for aviation students as well as legal professionals who are looking for broad-based, introductory coverage of the subject. The text begins with basic legal concepts that build a foundation for in-depth exploration of aviation-specific... more...

  • Commercial Aircraft Composite Technologyby Ulf Paul Breuer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 72.93

    This book is based on lectures held at the faculty of mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern. The focus is on the central theme of societies overall aircraft requirements to specific material requirements and highlights the most important advantages and challenges of carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) compared to... more...

  • Fatigue in Aviationby John A. Caldwell; J. Lynn Caldwell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    This updated edition includes fatigue and sleep definitions as well as strategies for the measurement and assessment of fatigue. The aviation performance, mood, and safety problems associated with sleep restriction and circadian disruptions in operational settings are highlighted. The biological bases of fatigue are discussed so that the reader can... more...

  • Complexity Science in Air Traffic Managementby Andrew Cook; Damián Rivas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 99.95

    Air traffic management (ATM) comprises a highly complex socio-technical system that keeps air traffic flowing safely and efficiently, worldwide, every minute of the year. Over the last few decades, several ambitious ATM performance improvement programmes have been undertaken. Such programmes have mostly delivered local technological solutions, whilst... more...