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  • The Imagined Empireby Mi Gyung Kim

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2017; US$ 54.95

    The hot-air balloon, invented by the Montgolfier brothers in 1783, launched for the second time just days before the Treaty of Paris would end the American Revolutionary War. The ascent in Paris?a technological marvel witnessed by a diverse crowd that included Benjamin Franklin?highlighted celebrations of French military victory against Britain and... more...

  • VC10: Icon of the Skiesby Lance Cole

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 24.44

    Other books have charted the VC10 in airline life, but this book blends that story with a well-researched tale of corporate and political power play. It asks; just what lay behind the sales failure of the VC1O? Politics played an important part of course, as did BOAC?s tactics, and a ?who dunnit? cast of politico-corporate events and machinations at... more...

  • Great War Fighter Aces 1916 - 1918by Norman Franks

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 13.56

    By the close of 1916, the air war over France was progressing amazingly. The Royal Flying Corps, the French Air Force and the opposing German Air Service, were all engaged in fierce aerial conflict and the Allied air forces were following a particularly successful if aggressive policy. They were taking the war to the Germans by constantly crossing... more...

  • Plunkett's Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics Industry Almanac 2017by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2017; US$ 349.99

    A complete market research guide to the transportation, supply chain and logistics industries—for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Contains our famous trends analysis, statistical tables and glossary. Includes our profiles of the top 500 global transportation, supply chain and logistics firms,... more...

  • Cavitation Instabilities and Rotordynamic Effects in Turbopumps and Hydroturbinesby Luca d'Agostino; Maria Vittoria Salvetti

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 139.97

    The book provides a detailed approach to the physics, fluid dynamics, modeling, experimentation and numerical simulation of cavitation phenomena, with special emphasis on cavitation-induced instabilities and their implications on the design and operation of high performance turbopumps and hydraulic turbines. The first part covers the fundamentals (nucleation,... more...

  • In-Flight Simulators and Fly-by-Wire/Light Demonstratorsby Peter G. Hamel

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 139.97

    This book offers the first complete account of more than sixty years of international research on In-Flight Simulation and related development of electronic and electro-optic flight control system technologies (?Fly-by-Wire? and ?Fly-by-Light?). They have provided a versatile and experimental procedure that is of particular importance for verification,... more...

  • Foundations of Gas Dynamicsby Ruey-Hung Chen

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 104.00

    This reference includes an applications focus on jet and rocket propulsion systems that will be useful for students and engineers. more...

  • 3rd International Symposium of Space Optical Instruments and Applicationsby H. Paul Urbach; Guangjun Zhang

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 214.28

    This volume contains selected and expanded contributions presented at the 3rd Symposium on Space Optical Instruments and Applications in Beijing, China June 28 ? 29, 2016. This conference series is organised by the Sino-Holland Space Optical Instruments Laboratory, a cooperation platform between China and the Netherlands. The symposium focused on... more...

  • International Freight Transportby Anthony Beresford; Stephen Pettit

    Kogan Page 2017; US$ 51.61

    Learn and understand the global issues and key changes in the transport industry. more...

  • Managing the Skiesby Clinton V. Oster; John S. Strong

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Over the past two decades, the organization and provision of air traffic control (ATC) services has been dramatically transformed. Privatization and commercialization of air navigation has become commonplace. Far-reaching reforms, under a variety of organizational structures and aviation settings, have occurred across the world, most notably in Canada,... more...