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  • Dynamics of Rotating Systemsby Giancarlo Genta

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 235.46

    The aim of the book is to give an up-to-date review of rotor dynamics, dealing with basic topics as well as a number of specialized topics usually available only in journal articles. Part I deals with the classical topics of rotor dynamics, the dynamic behavior of linear, steady state rotating machines; simple models as well systems with many degrees... more...

  • Lonely Minds in the Universeby Giancarlo Genta

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 23.64

    The philosophical and religious implications of extraterrestrial intelligence are combined with an exploration of the scientific and technical implications. The book compares recent theories (e.g. ‘rare earth’) and takes a firm stance against pseudo-science. more...

  • Introduction to the Mechanics of Space Robotsby Giancarlo Genta

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 134.58

    The books originates from the notes for a course on space robotics within the frame of an international Master in Space Exploration under the sponsorship of ESA. The main aim is dealing with topics in space robotics often overlooked, like mobility on planetary surfaces in its different forms (wheel, legs, hopping devices, balloons, aircraft, etc),... more...

  • The Hunterby Giancarlo Genta

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 20.79

    This book uses a fictional story set in the 24th century to illustrate the emergent topic of space colonization, robotics and self-replicating spacecraft. It contains a nontechnical summary of the underlying science of all concepts used in the story. more...

  • A Man From Planet Earthby Giancarlo Genta

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 20.79

    Sometime in the not-too-distant future ... unbeknownst to Earth, the Galaxy is home to a number of spacefaring societies. This confederation enforces a strict protocol forbidding any contact with civilizations that have not yet achieved both a substantial spacefaring capability and sufficient maturity to control the technology explosion before triggering... more...

  • Next Stop Marsby Giancarlo Genta

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 48.93

    This book covers the possible manned mission to Mars first discussed in the 1950s and still a topic of much debate, addressing historic and future plans to visit the Red Planet. Considering the environmental dangers and the engineering and design needed for a successful trip, it covers every aspect of a possible mission and outpost. The chapters explain... more...

  • Road Vehicle Dynamicsby Giancarlo Genta; Alessandro Genta

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 143.78

    -->. Road Vehicle Dynamics supplies students and technicians working in industry with both the theoretical background of mechanical and automotive engineering, and the know-how needed to perform numerical simulations. Bringing together the foundations of the discipline and its recent developments in a single text, the book is structured in three parts:... more...

  • The Motor Carby Giancarlo Genta; Lorenzo Morello; Francesco Cavallino; Luigi Filtri

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 106.44

    This undergraduate textbook offers an introduction to automotive engineering. It covers all aspects of present automotive technology, describes the historical evolution of the technology, and supplies tools to analyze vehicle performance. more...

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