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Aeronautics & Astronautics

  • Diagnosisby Pat Croskerry; Karen Cosby; Mark L. Graber; Hardeep Singh

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 49.95

    Despite diagnosis being the key feature of a physician's clinical performance, this is the first book that deals specifically with the topic. In recent years, however, considerable interest has been shown in this area and significant developments have occurred in two main areas: a) an awareness and increasing understanding of the critical role of clinical... more...

  • Unmanned Aircraft Designby Mohammad Sadraey

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2017; US$ 63.96

    This book provides fundamental principles, design procedures, and design tools for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with three sections focusing on vehicle design, autopilot design, and ground system design. The design of manned aircraft and the design of UAVs have some similarities and some differences. They include the design process, constraints... more...

  • Emerging Space Marketsby Stella Tkatchova

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 91.97

    This book analyzes the commercial space activities and commercialization processes of the last fifteen years and maps the future challenges that NewSpace companies will face developing commercial space markets. What is new and what has happened in these markets up till now? Is there a business case for private companies for commercial space? What... more...

  • Raumfahrtsystemeby Ernst Messerschmid; Stefanos Fasoulas

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 50.19

    Dieses Standardwerk über Raumfahrtsysteme vermittelt dem Leser die Grundlagen der Raketentechnik, Orbitmechanik, Raumfahrtantriebe, Lage- und Bahnregelung, Energieversorgung, Thermalkontrolle, Kommunikationssysteme sowie Raumtransportsysteme. Zunächst wird der Aufbau einer Rakete sowie die Beschreibung und Änderung der Bewegung von Satelliten erläutert.... more...

  • Modern Flexible Multi-Body Dynamics Modeling Methodology for Flapping Wing Vehiclesby Cornelia Altenbuchner; Jr. James E Hubbard

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 170.00

    Modern Flexible Multi-Body Dynamics Modeling Methodology for Flapping Wing Vehicles presents research on the implementation of a flexible multi-body dynamic representation of a flapping wing ornithopter that considers aero-elasticity. This effort brings advances in the understanding of flapping wing flight physics and dynamics that ultimately leads... more...

  • Global Space Governance: An International Studyby Ram S. Jakhu; Joseph N. Pelton

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 261.62

    This book is based on the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the Global Space Governance study commissioned by the 2014 Montreal Declaration that called upon civil society, academics, governments, the private sector, and other stakeholders to undertake an international interdisciplinary study. The study took three years to complete. It examines... more...

  • TIM PEAKE and BRITAIN'S ROAD TO SPACEby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.77

    For centuries the British developed a reputation as a nation of explorers. From Francis Drake’s circumnavigation of the globe to the ascent of Everest, British explorers crossed oceans and continents and ventured where few, if any, had gone before. Until very recently, that legacy of exploration had not extended to space. For decades, successive governments... more...

  • Industrielles Luftfahrtmanagementby Martin Hinsch

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 63.23

    In dem Buch wird beschrieben, wie luftfahrttechnische Betriebe aufgebaut sind und wie sie arbeiten. Dabei agiert die (technische) Luftfahrtbranche in einem besonderen Umfeld, denn ihre Aktivitäten werden maßgeblich durch die Regularien der Luftaufsichtsbehörden bestimmt. Diese Besonderheiten, die spezifischen Zusammenhänge und Abläufe werden in dem... more...

  • Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems and Integrationby Paul A. Czysz; Claudio Bruno; Bernd Chudoba

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 191.12

    The updated and expanded third edition of this book focuses on the multi-disciplinary coupling between flight-vehicle hardware alternatives and enabling propulsion systems. It discusses how to match near-term and far-term aerospace vehicles to missions and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject, directly contributing to the next-generation... more...

  • Lamb-Wave Based Structural Health Monitoring in Polymer Compositesby Rolf Lammering; Ulrich Gabbert; Michael Sinapius; Thomas Schuster; Peter Wierach

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 203.07

    The book focuses especially on the application of SHM technology to thin walled structural systems made from carbon fiber reinforced plastics. Here, guided elastic waves (Lamb-waves) show an excellent sensitivity to structural damages so that they are in the center of this book. It is divided into 4 sections dealing with analytical, numerical and... more...