This book is written for an introductory course in space technology. It is intended for senior or graduate level aerospace engineering students and professional engineers seeking a thorough understanding of the aerospace aspects of space systems. As such it focuses on the primary physics and engineering fundamentals necessary to understand and design space based systems. The book does not include the basics of spacecraft electronics, because this is covered in many systems and electronics books and is typically covered in follow-up courses.
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"If Rudolph Meyer is writing the book, it will be of the highest quality. Meyer is one of the most respected aerospace engineers in the world." -- WALLACE FOWLER, University of TexasAbout the Author:
Rudolph Meyer is well known in the aerospace engineering community with over 30 years of experience. Dr. Meyer was the Division General Manager and Chief Engineer for The Aerospace Corporation. Dr. Meyer is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. The author also has received the U.S. Air Force Space Division Excellence Award. He has also received appointment as a Regents Lecture at the University of California. Dr. Meyer is the author of more than 50 papers in professional journals and he holds 13 patents.
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Book Description Academic Press, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 342 pages. 10.00x7.00x0.78 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0123911699