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Introduction to Finite Element Analysis for Engineers

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Saad A. Ragab, Hassan E. Fayed
July 12, 2017

Finite Element Analysis for Engineers introduces FEA as a technique for solving differential equations, and for application to problems in Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Science & Mechanics. Intended primarily for senior and first-year graduate students,...

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition

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Travis S. Taylor
July 7, 2017

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition, presents the history and basics of rocket science, and examines design, experimentation, testing, and applications. Exploring how rockets work, the book covers the concepts of thrust, momentum, impulse, and the rocket equation, along wi...

Fundamentals of Rocket Propulsion

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DP Mishra
August 2, 2017

The book follows a unified approach to present the basic principles of rocket propulsion in concise and lucid form. This textbook comprises of ten chapters ranging from brief introduction and elements of rocket propulsion, aerothermodynamics to solid, liquid and hybrid propellant rocket engines with...

Ghosts in the Machine: Rethinking Learning Work and Culture in Air Traffic Control

Christine Owen
August 17, 2017

This book provides a socio-cultural analysis of the ways in which air traffic controllers formally and informally learn about their work and the active role that organisational cultures play in shaping interpretation and meaning. In particular, it describes the significant role that organizational...

Fundamentals of Rocket Propulsion

DP Mishra
August 11, 2017

The book follows a unified approach to present the basic principles of rocket propulsion in concise and lucid form. This textbook comprises of ten chapters ranging from brief introduction and elements of rocket propulsion, aerothermodynamics to solid, liquid and hybrid propellant rocket engines...

Digital Control Systems: Theoretical Problems and Simulation Tools

Anastasia Veloni, Nikolaos Miridakis
August 10, 2017

The objective of this book is to provide a collection of solved problems on control systems, with an emphasis on practical problems. System functionality is described, the modeling process is explained, the problem solution is introduced, and the derived results are discussed. Each chapter ends...

Introduction to PCM Telemetering Systems, Third Edition

Stephen Horan
August 01, 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...

Aeronautical Telecommunications Network: Advances, Challenges, and Modeling

Sarhan M. Musa, Zhijun Wu
August 01, 2017

  Addresses the Challenges of Modern-Day Air Traffic Air traffic control (ATC) directs aircraft in the sky and on the ground to safety, while the Aeronautical Telecommunications Network (ATN) comprises all systems and phases that assist in aircraft departure and landing. The Aeronautical...

Introduction to Finite Element Analysis for Engineers

Saad A. Ragab, Hassan E. Fayed
July 12, 2017

Finite Element Analysis for Engineers introduces FEA as a technique for solving differential equations, and for application to problems in Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Science & Mechanics. Intended primarily for senior and first-year graduate students,...

Joining Technology of gamma-TiAl Alloys

Sonia Luisa dos Santos Simoes, Filomena Maria da Conceicao Viana, Manuel Fernando Goncalves Vieira
July 11, 2017

The book covers the development of new technologies for the joining of TiAl alloys that result in sound bonds obtained in less demanding conditions. It discusses joint processing, microstructural and mechanical characterization, and summarizes developments in new approaches to the joining of TiAl...

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition

Travis S. Taylor
July 10, 2017

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition, presents the history and basics of rocket science, and examines design, experimentation, testing, and applications. Exploring how rockets work, the book covers the concepts of thrust, momentum, impulse, and the rocket equation, along...

Aviation Psychology and Human Factors, Second Edition

Monica Martinussen, David R. Hunter
June 23, 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...

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines, Second Edition

Ahmed F. El-Sayed
June 22, 2017

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines, Second Edition builds upon the success of the book’s first edition, with the addition of three major topic areas: Piston Engines with integrated propeller coverage; Pump Technologies; and Rocket Propulsion. The rocket propulsion section extends the text’...

Advanced Flight Dynamics with Elements of Flight Control

Nandan K. Sinha, N. Ananthkrishnan
June 19, 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...

Real Gas Flows with High Velocities

Vladimir V. Lunev
June 16, 2017

Despite generations of change and recent, rapid developments in gas dynamics and hypersonic theory, relevant literature has yet to catch up, so those in the field are generally forced to rely on dated monographs to make educated decisions that reflect present-day science. Written by preeminent...

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