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Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Second Edition

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Douglas M. Marshall, Richard K. Barnhart, Eric Shappee, Michael Thomas Most
May 24, 2016

Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems surveys the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, from sensors, controls, and automation to regulations, safety procedures, and human factors. It is designed for the student or layperson and thus assumes no prior knowledge of UASs, engin...

Advanced Flight Dynamics with Elements of Flight Control

Nandan K. Sinha, N. Ananthkrishnan
June 28, 2017

Advanced Flight Dynamics aim to integrate the subjects of aircraft performance, trim and stability/control in a seamless manner. Advanced Flight Dynamics highlights three key and unique viewpoints. Firstly, it follows the revised and corrected aerodynamic modeling presented previously in recent...

Aviation Psychology and Human Factors, Second Edition

Monica Martinussen, David R. Hunter
June 22, 2017

This book covers the application of psychological principles and techniques to situations and problems of aviation. It offers an overview of the role psychology plays in aviation, system design, selection and training of pilots, characteristics of pilots, safety, and passenger behavior. It covers...

Introduction to PCM Telemetering Systems, Third Edition

Stephen Horan
June 21, 2017

Introduction to PCM Telemetering Systems, Third Edition summarizes the techniques and terminology used in sending data and control information between users and the instruments that collect and process the data. Fully revised, it gives an overall systems introduction to the relevant topics in three...

Aero Engine Combustor Casing: Experimental Design and Fatigue Studies

Sashi Kanta Panigrahi, Niranjan Sarangi
June 19, 2017

The book is focused on theoretical and experimental investigation aimed at detecting and selecting proper information related to the fundamental aspect of combustion casing design,performance and life evaluation parameters. A rational approach has been adopted to the analysis domain underlying the...

Nonlinear Filtering: Concepts and Engineering Applications

Jitendra R. Raol, Girija Gopalratnam, Bhekisipho Twala
June 08, 2017

Nonlinear Filtering covers linear and nonlinear filtering in a comprehensive manner, with appropriate theoretic and practical development. Aspects of modeling, estimation, recursive filtering, linear filtering, and nonlinear filtering are presented with appropriate and sufficient mathematics. A...

Linear Continuous-Time Systems

Lyubomir T. Gruyitch
June 02, 2017

This book aims to help the reader understand the linear continuous-time time-invariant dynamical systems theory and its importance for systems analysis and design of the systems operating in real conditions, i.e., in forced regimes under arbitrary initial conditions. The text completely covers IO,...

Hybrid Anisotropic Materials for Structural Aviation Parts

Yosif Golfman
May 22, 2017

Optimization of aviation and space vehicle design requires accurate assessment of the dynamic stability and general properties of hybrid materials used in aviation parts. Written by a professional with 40 years of experience in the field of composite research, Hybrid Anisotropic Materials for...

Aerospace Project Management Handbook

M. Ann Garrison Darrin, Patrick A. Stadter
May 09, 2017

The Aerospace Project Management Handbook focuses on space systems, exploring intricacies rarely seen in land-based projects. These range from additional compliance requirements from Earned Value Management requirements and regulations (ESA, NASA, FAA), to criticality and risk factors for systems...

Information, Communication, and Space Technology

Mohammad Razani
April 28, 2017

Many books have covered the rapidly evolving fields of information and communication technology (ICT) and space technology separately. However, no single book has ever focused on how the integration of these two areas is creating a stronger platform for various scientific advancements—including...

Digital Avionics Handbook, Third Edition

Cary Spitzer, Uma Ferrell, Thomas Ferrell
April 13, 2017

A perennial bestseller, the Digital Avionics Handbook offers a comprehensive view of avionics. Complete with case studies of avionics architectures as well as examples of modern systems flying on current military and civil aircraft, this Third Edition includes: Ten brand-new chapters covering new...

Networked Control Systems with Intermittent Feedback

Domagoj Tolić, Sandra Hirche
April 10, 2017

Networked Control Systems (NCSs) are spatially distributed systems for which the communication between sensors, actuators and controllers is realized by a shared (wired or wireless) communication network. NCSs offer several advantages, such as reduced installation and maintenance costs, as well as...

Aircraft Performance: An Engineering Approach

Mohammad H. Sadraey
April 06, 2017

Aircraft Performance: An Engineering Approach introduces flight performance analysis techniques that enable readers to determine performance and flight capabilities of aircraft. Flight performance analysis for prop-driven and jet aircraft is explored, supported by examples and illustrations, many...

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