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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 88.95
Based on the author's best-selling text, Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students , this brief book covers the basics of structural analysis as applied to aircraft structures Coverage of elasticity, energy methods and virtual work set the stage for discussions of airworthiness/airframe loads and stress analysis of aircraft components Numerous... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95
Manned Spacecraft Design Principles presents readers with a brief, to-the-point primer that includes a detailed introduction to the information required at the preliminary design stage of a manned space transportation system. In the process of developing the preliminary design, the book covers content not often discussed in a standard aerospace... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 42.00
The United States has long exploited Earth's orbits to enhance security, generate wealth, and solidify its position as a world leader. America's ambivalence toward military activities in space, however, has the potential to undermine our future security. Many in Washington possess a peculiar regard for space and warfare. Some perceive space as a place... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 98.95
Written by Howard Curtis, Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Embry-Riddle University, Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Students is a crucial text for students of aerospace engineering. Now in its 3e, the book has been brought up-to-date with new topics, key terms, homework exercises, and fully worked examples. Highly illustrated and fully supported... more...
- Springer New York 2016; US$ 129.00
This volume reviews what we know of the corresponding plasma source for each intrinsically magnetized planet. Plasma sources fall essentially in three categories: the solar wind, the ionosphere (both prevalent on Earth), and the satellite-related sources. Throughout the text, the case of each planet is described, including the characteristics,... more...
- Springer Vienna 2009; US$ 239.00
This book about the international aspects and achievements of the International Heliophysical Year 2007 details recent research in the field. It shows how much astronomy contributes to the basis of knowledge society as today?s concept for mastering the future. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 118.00
Featuring aerospace examples and applications, Reliability Analysis of Dynamic Systems presents the very latest probabilistic techniques for accurate and efficient dynamic system reliability analysis. While other books cover more broadly the reliability techniques and challenges related to large systems, Dr Bin Wu presents a focused discussion... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 15.28
Nuclear capability; self-sufficiency in food production; an array of indigenous satellites and missiles; an unmanned Moon mission?India?s achievements in the scientific domain in recent years have been spectacular. But; according to the country?s best-known scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and his close associate Y.S. Rajan; we?ve only just begun. In a... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 145.00
A comprehensive, single-source reference on satellite technology and its applications, Satellite Technology: Principles and Applications, Second Edition includes the latest developments on the topic. Covering the features and facilities of satellites and satellite launch vehicles, with an emphasis on the fundamental principles and concepts, the authors... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 82.00
This volume offers a comprehensive guide to the field of space technology for high school and college students, and general readers. Angelo (a retired U.S. Air Force officer) discusses civilian and military applications of space technology; profiles prominent scientists, politicians, space program a more...