Standard Handbook for Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineers

Standard Handbook for Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineers



Standard Handbook for Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineers

Author : Mark Davies
Year : 2003
BookType : Hardcover
ISBN : 9780071362290

Language– English

Standard Handbook for Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineers by Mark Davies.

From the Back Cover

The first comprehensive resource expressly for aerospace engineers!GET INSTANT INSIGHT INTO ANY AEROSPACE ISSUE!

In the past, aerospace engineers and students have had to access a wide array of trade publications and books for comprehensive coverage of their highly specialized industry. That’s because with The Standard Handbook for Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineers, those practitioners now have a resource that delivers a combination of reference, data, and handy information — all within the pages of a single, easy-to-use volume!

Containing contributions from more than 50 aerospace specialists — and edited by an internationally renowned aeronautical engineering expert and educator — this handbook frames the technological applications in a perspective that specifically addresses aircraft and engineering science. As a result, you get insightful, practical guidance into the gamut of aerospace engineering, including: * Instrumentation and control * Aeronautical and astronautical propulsion * Aerospace structures * Aerodynamics, flight mechanics, control, and stability * Avionics and astrionics * Aircraft design * Spacecraft * Earth’s environment and space * And much, much more!

Plus, The Standard Handbook for Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineers is richly illustrated with hundreds upon hundreds of informative diagrams, charts, and graphs. From basic engineering science and mathematics to astrodynamics, this book is the one resource that all starting and mature aerospace engineers need to take their work to new heights. –This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Mark Davies is Professor of Engineering Science, Head of the Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Department, and Founder Director of the Stokes Research Institute at the University of Limerick in Ireland. He was a Rolls-Royce research scholar at Cambridge University, earning his Ph.D. with a thesis on aircraft engine blade flutter. From there he went to Oxford University to research gas turbine heat transfer. His present research interests range from entropy generation in turbomachinery to electronic system reliability. –This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.


Additional information

Dimensions 15.9 × 7 × 22.9 cm


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