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  • The Pacific Crossing Guide 3rd editionby Kitty van Hagen

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 50.99

    The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods of communication, health and provisioning to seasonal weather, departure and arrival ports, facilities, likely costs and dangers, the comprehensiveness of this new edition will both... more...

  • MiG-17/19 Aces of the Vietnam Warby István Toperczer; Jim Laurier

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99

    At the beginning of the Vietnam War, the Vietnam People's Air Force (VPAF) were equipped with slow, old Korean War generation fighters ? a combination of MiG-17s and MiG-19s ? types that should have offered little opposition to the cutting-edge fighter-bombers such as the F-4 Phantom II, F-105 Thunderchief and the F-8 Crusader. Yet when the USAF and... more...

  • Mitsubishi A6M Zeroby James D?Angina; Adam Tooby

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Unquestionably the most iconic Japanese fighter of World War II, the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-Sen, Type Zero fighter was used from the initial raid on Pearl Harbor up to the Kamikaze attacks at the end of the war. Facing off against the likes of the Wildcat, Corsair and even the Spitfire, the Zero gained a legendary reputation amongst Allied pilots due to... more...

  • Arctic Bf 109 and Bf 110 Acesby John Weal; Chris Davey

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99

    Once Nazi Germany had conquered Norway in 1940, just a handful of Gruppen flying the Bf 109 and Bf 110 fighters were able to shatter all opposition and dominate the air in the Arctic Circle. Yet as the dual threats of the RAF and the Red Air Force grew, the Luftwaffe was forced to increase its fighter presence to full Geschwader strength with the formation... more...

  • Hot Stamping Advanced Manufacturing Technology of Lightweight Car Bodyby Ping Hu; Liang Ying; Bin He

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 108.86

    This book summarizes the advanced manufacturing technology of original innovations in hot stamping of lightweight car body. A detailed description of the technical system and basic knowledge of sheet metal forming is given, which helps readers quickly understand the relevant knowledge in the field. Emphasis has been placed on the independently developed... more...

  • Fighter Command?s Air War 1941by Norman Franks

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 21.80

    Following the Battle of Britain, the RAF started taking the air war to the Germans. A small number of bombers, escorted by large numbers of fighters tried to force the Luftwaffe into battle. Much air combat ensued with RAF light bombers escorted by scores of fighters, but it was not until Germany invaded Russia in June 1941 that operations were stepped... more...

  • The Red Baronby Norman Franks

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 19.07

    Keen First World War aviation enthusiasts will be familiar with Norman Franks’ previous books covering the life of Rittmeister Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, so why this new one? Well Manfred, the iconic Red Baron, has constantly remained at the forefront of First World War studies and, in commemorating the one hundred years that have elapsed... more...

  • Environmental Radiation Effects on Mammalsby Olga A. Smirnova

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 141.52

    Dr. Smirnova's updated text is devoted to the theoretical studies of radiation effects on mammals. It summarizes 35 years of results the author obtained from analyzing dose rate equivalents for the Galactic Cosmic Rays (GCR) and for Solar Particles Events (SPE). This edition also includes two new chapters on skin epidermal epithelium and risk... more...

  • The Lean Product Design and Development Journeyby Marcus Vinicius Pereira Pessôa; Luis Gonzaga Trabasso

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 81.64

    This book presents a series of high performance product design (PD) and development best practices that can create or improve product development organization. In contrast to other books that focus only on Toyota or other individual companies applying lean IPD, this book explains the lean philosophy more broadly and includes discussions of systems... more...

  • Untersuchungen zur impulsgetrennten Au?adung an einem Vierzylinder-Ottomotorby Adalbert Wolany

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.34

    Adalbert Wolany untersucht verschiedene Aspekte der impulsgetrennten Aufladung und stellt hierfür neue Methoden vor. Der Autor erarbeitet für den spülenden Ladungswechsel am einflutigen Abgasturbolader geeignete Auslassöffnungsdauern und optimiert im Nennleistungsbereich hinsichtlich des Verbrauchs den Ladungswechsel durch eine partielle Flutentrennung.... more...