Standard Handbook for Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineers

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This is 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.

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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.

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.

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