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Aeronautics & Astronautics

  • Aviation Turbulenceby Robert Sharman; Todd Lane

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    Anyone who has experienced turbulence in flight knows that it is usually not pleasant, and may wonder why this is so difficult to avoid. The book includes papers by various aviation turbulence researchers and provides background into the nature and causes of atmospheric turbulence that affect aircraft motion, and contains surveys of the latest techniques... more...

  • The Amazing Unity of the Universeby Edward van den Heuvel

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 34.99

    In the first chapters the author describes how our knowledge of the position of Earth in space and time has developed, thanks to the work of many generations of astronomers and physicists. He discusses how our position in the Galaxy was discovered, and how in 1929, Hubble uncovered the fact that the Universe is expanding, leading to the picture... more...

  • Sustainable Aviationby T. Hikmet Karakoc; M. Baris Ozerdem; M. Ziya Sogut; Can Ozgur Colpan; Onder Altuntas; Emin AÁikkalp

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This expansive reference on the use of clean energy technologies in the aviation industry focuses on tools and solutions for maximizing the energy efficiency of aircrafts, airports, and other auxiliary components of air transit. Key topics range from predicting impacts of avionics and control systems to energy/exergy performance analyses of flight... more...

  • Radial-velocity Searches for Planets Around Active Starsby RaphaŽlle D. Haywood

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This thesis develops new and powerful methods for identifying planetary signals in the presence of ?noise? generated by stellar activity, and explores the physical origin of stellar intrinsic variability, using unique observations of the Sun seen as a star. In particular, it establishes that the intrinsic stellar radial-velocity variations mainly arise... more...

  • Faith 7by Colin Burgess

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 34.99

    This book celebrates the final spaceflight in the Mercury series, flown by NASA astronaut Gordon Cooper, who led an adventurous life in the cockpit of airplanes and spacecraft alike, and on his Mercury mission he became the last American ever to rocket into space alone. He flew in the Mercury and Gemini programs and served as head of flight crew... more...

  • Cardiovascular System, Red Blood Cells, and Oxygen Transport in Microgravityby Hanns-Christian Gunga; Victoria Weller von Ahlefeld; Hans-Joachim Appell Coriolano; Andreas Werner; Uwe Hoffmann

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book comprehensively describes the physiological changes and consequences that occur in humans during spaceflight. It specifically presents the adaptations of the cardiovascular and the respiratory system. Specific changes occurring after 10, 20 or more days in space are depicted. Furthermore, the book explains various effective countermeasures... more...

  • Rock Legendsby Paul Murdin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 29.99

    This book relates the history ofasteroid discoveries and christenings, from those of the early pioneeringgiants of Hersehel and Piazzi to modern-day amateurs. Moving from history andanecdotal information to science, the book's structure is provided by the namesof the asteroids, including one named after the author. Free from a need to conform toscientific... more...

  • Airworthinessby Filippo De Florio

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 110.00

    Airworthiness: An Introduction to Aircraft Certification and Operations, Third Edition, once again proves to be a valuable, user-friendly reference guide for certification engineers engaged in professional training and practical work in regulatory agencies and aircraft engineering companies. The discussions reflect the recent changes in the EASA-FAA... more...

  • Infrared Thermography in the Evaluation of Aerospace Composite Materialsby Carosena Meola; Simone Boccardi; Giovanni Maria Carlomagno

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 200.00

    Infrared Thermography in the Evaluation of Aerospace Composite Materials: Infrared Thermography to Composites provides an update on infrared thermography, a fast and reliable method for non-destructive evaluation of composite materials used in the aerospace field. The book describes composites and the main problems that can arise both during manufacturing... more...

  • Rotating Machinery, Hybrid Test Methods, Vibro-Acoustics & Laser Vibrometry, Volume 8by James De Clerck; David S. Epp

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 199.00

    Rotating Machinery, Hybrid Test Methods, Vibro-Acoustics & Laser Vibrometry, Volume 8.Proceedings of the 34th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Dynamics of Multiphysical Systems: From Active Materials to Vibroacoustics, 2016, the eighth volume of ten from the Conference brings together contributions to this important area of research... more...