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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; Not Available
The Space Age is nearly 50 years old but exploration of the outer planets and beyond has only just begun. Deep-Space Probes Second Edition draws on the latest research to explain why we should explore beyond the edge of the Solar System and how we can build highly sophisticated robot spacecraft to make the journey. Many technical problems remain... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 149.00
Conceived more than six years ago, this book took much effort to develop, and several updates in parts of the book became necessary because significant ad≠ vances in the field of Interplanetary Dust had occurred. Now, at the beginning of the new millennium, this book provides up-to-date coverage of all major aspects of dust in the Solar System. The... more...
- 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...
- Springer London 2012; Not Available
Using practical discussion and fully developed examples, this book covers modal and harmonic analysis, mechanical and thermal fatigue analysis using finite element method. Test cases explore techniques from riveting to shot peening to material cutting. more...
- Springer London 2013; Not Available
This book integrates control design techniques with concepts from nonlinear control theory and multi-agent systems to produce a framework for the formation control of a class of under-actuated aerial vehicles capable of vertical take-off and landing. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 149.00
Applying a legal framework to outer space is fraught with thorny dilemmas: how, for example, do you legislate for activities that straddle air space and outer space? This book explores current issues such as the accountability of nations already using space. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 139.00
There are broadly four strategic issues in aviation: safety; security; environmental protection; and sustainability in air transport. These issues will remain for a long time as key considerations in the safe, regular, efficient and economic development of air transport. Within these four broad categories come numerous subjects that require attention... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99
This book provides a look at the various nuances of the commercial aspects of space transport and offers a workable and practical legal and regulatory approach to be taken by the International Civil Aviation Organization. The book also addresses the perceived lack of wisdom in neglecting to consider the basic legal structure of a regulatory regime... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 159.00
The law plays a significant role in ensuring aviation security. This book addresses new and emerging threats to civil aviation; evaluates security tools now in use such as the Public Key Directory, Advance Passenger Information, Passenger Name Record and Machine Readable travel documents in the context of their legal and regulatory background; and... more...