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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...

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...

Gas Turbine Diagnostics: Signal Processing and Fault Isolation

Ranjan Ganguli
April 06, 2017

Widely used for power generation, gas turbine engines are susceptible to faults due to the harsh working environment. Most engine problems are preceded by a sharp change in measurement deviations compared to a baseline engine, but the trend data of these deviations over time are contaminated with...

Atomization and Sprays, Second Edition

Arthur H. Lefebvre, Vincent G. McDonell
April 04, 2017

The second edition of this long-time bestseller provides a framework for designing and understanding sprays for a wide array of engineering applications. The text contains correlations and design tools that can be easily understood and used in relating the design of atomizers to the resulting spray...

Guidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Rafael Yanushevsky
March 30, 2017

Written by an expert with more than 30 years of experience, Guidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles contains new analytical results, taken from the author’s research, which can be used for analysis and design of unmanned aerial vehicles guidance and control systems. This book progresses from a clear...

Fundamentals of Helicopter Dynamics

C. Venkatesan
March 30, 2017

Helicopter Dynamics Introduced in an Organized and Systematic Manner A result of lecture notes for a graduate-level introductory course as well as the culmination of a series of lectures given to designers, engineers, operators, users, and researchers, Fundamentals of Helicopter Dynamics provides...

Advances in Missile Guidance, Control, and Estimation

S.N. Balakrishnan, A. Tsourdos, B.A. White
March 29, 2017

Stringent demands on modern guided weapon systems require new approaches to guidance, control, and estimation. There are requirements for pinpoint accuracy, low cost per round, easy upgrade paths, enhanced performance in counter-measure environments, and the ability to track low-observable targets....

Systems Engineering and Architecting: Creating Formal Requirements

Laurence Bellagamba
March 29, 2017

Systems Engineering and Architecting: Creating Formal Requirements presents formal requirements to help you accomplish key systems engineering and architecting activities more efficiently. The formal requirements—explicit, executable, verifiable instructions—explain how to model systems behavior,...

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