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  • Mission Moonby Jeanne Perret

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 11.88

    It is the year 1568. Emperor Akbar is on the throne and all is well in Hindustan. Or is it? Meet Ash and Tara, two feisty kids who battle the vilest villains in Akbar?s court. Devious minds are at work, planning to steal Akbar?s precious emerald dagger, which the emperor believes brings him good luck. Ash and Tara, twin brother and sister, growing... more...

  • Energy Conversion for Space Powerby Nathan Snyder

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Progress in Astronautics and Rocketry, Volume 3: Energy Conversion for Space Power focuses on the use of dependable electric power sources on space vehicles. Composed of various literature, the book first discusses the physics of thermoelectricity, thermoelectric generator of materials, the use of semiconductors in thermoelectric conversion, and the... more...

  • Optimal space trajectoriesby Jean-Pierre Marec

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Studies in Astronautics, Volume 1: Optimal Space Trajectories focuses on the concept of optimal transfer and the problem of optimal space trajectories. It examines the relative performances of the various propulsion systems (classical and electrical propulsions) and their optimization (optimal mass breakdown), along with parametric and functional optimizations... more...

  • 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...

  • The Paths of Soaring Flightby Frank Irving

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 69.00

    This book is concerned with the sport of soaring, mainly with the mathematical basis of sailplane design and operation. It does not tell the beginner how to fly, but it will give an experienced pilot some background, with historical notes showing how ideas have evolved and could develop in the future. Some of the material is taken from OSTIV (Organisation... more...

  • Fluglehreby R.v. Mises; K. Hohenemser

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 49.99

    Entwicklung des Flugwesens und der Fluglehre, Rekordtabelle 1. Bis zum. ersten Motorflug. Dem Franzosen ALPHONSE PENAUD gluckte um das Jahr 1870 die Entdeckung, daB ein Flugzeug, um in der Langsrichtung stabil zu sein, nur einer geeigneten Schwanz­ flosse - Dampfungsflache - bedarf. Er fand auch, daB die seitliche Unstabilitat durch Aufbiegen oder... more...

  • Flight Dynamics Principlesby Michael V. Cook

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 59.95

    Flight dynamicists today need not only a thorough understanding of the classical stability and control theory of aircraft, but also a working appreciation of flight control systems and consequently a grounding in the theory of automatic control. In this text the author fulfils these requirements by developing the theory of stability and control of... more...

  • Advances in Aerospace Guidance, Navigation and Controlby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 399.00

    Following the successful 1 st CEAS (Council of European Aerospace Societies) Specialist Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control (CEAS EuroGNC) held in Munich, Germany in 2011, Delft University of Technology happily accepted the invitation of organizing the 2 nd  CEAS EuroGNC in Delft, The Netherlands in 2013. The goal of the conference is... more...

  • Space Shuttle 1981-2011by Sally Ride; Greg Freiherr; T.A. Heppenheimer; Air & Space Magazine

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 9.95

    Space Shuttle 1981-2011 is a lavishly illustrated special edition celebrating the space shuttle era. In thirty years of operation, space shuttles were used in 135 different missions; this volume presents the adventure stories of many of these missions in the astronauts? own words. Additional contributions by space exploration writers cover the history... more...

  • A History of Aerodynamicsby John D. Jr Anderson

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 72.00

    Authoritative, highly readable history of aerodynamics and the major theorists and their contributions. more...