The standard handbook for aeronautical and astronautical engineers
- Mark Davies, editor-in-chief.
- New York : McGraw-Hill, c2003.
- Physical description
- 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 24 cm.
- McGraw-Hill standard handbooks.
- Davies, Mark, 1963-
- List of Contributors Preface Section 1: New Vision for Future Aerospace Vehicles and Systems Section 2: Engineering Mathematics, Units, Symbols, and Constants Part 1: Trigonometric Functions and General Formulae Part 2: Calculus Part 3: Series and Transforms Part 4: Matrices and Determinants Part 5: Differential Equations Part 6: Statistics Part 7: SI Units Part 8: Conversion of Existing Imperial Terms Part 9: Abbreviations Part 10: Physical and Chemical Constants SECTION 3: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES Part 1: Statics of Rigid Bodies Part 2: Strength of Materials Part 3: Dynamics of Rigid Bodies Part 4: Vibrations Part 5: Mechanics of Fluids Part 6: Principles of Thermodynamics Part 7: Heat Transfer SECTION 4: ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC PRINCIPLES SECTION 5: COMPUTING SECTION 6: MICROPROCESSORS, INSTRUMENTATION, AND CONTROL Part 1: Summary of Number Systems Part 2: Microprocessors Part 3: Communication Standards Part 4: Interfacing of Computers to Systems Part 5: Instrumentation Part 6: Classical Control Theory and Practice Part 7: Microprocessor-Based Control Part 8: Programmable Logic Controllers Part 9: The z-Transform Part 10: State Variable Techniques SECTION 7: AERONAUTICAL PROPULSION SECTION 8: ROCKETS AND LAUNCH VEHICLES SECTION 9: AEROSPACE STRUCTURES Part 1: Aircraft Loadings Part 2: Properties of Materials Part 3: Structural Considerations Part 4: Structural Dynamics Part 5: Spacecraft Structures SECTION 10: AERODYNAMICS, PERFORMANCE AND STABILITY AND CONTROL Part 1: Aerodynamics Part 2: Airplane Performance Part 3: Aircraft Stability and Control SECTION 11: AVIONICS AND ASTRIONICS Part 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum Part 2: The Spacecraft Environment Part 3: Aircraft Environment Part 4: Electromagnetic Compatibility Part 5: Introduction to Radar Part 6: Optical Fibers and Lasers Part 7: Photovoltaics Part 8: Aircraft Flight Control Systems Part 9: Space Borne Instruments Part 10: In-Flight Computing Part 11: In-Space Computing SECTION 12: AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS SECTION 13: AERONAUTICAL DESIGN SECTION 14: ASTRODYNAMICS SECTION 15: SPACECRAFT Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Platform Technologies Part 3: Launch and Reentry Vehicles Part 4: Satellites Part 5: Orbital and Mission Spacecraft and Space Stations Part 6: Payload Management Part 7: Human Factors Part 8: Nutrition and Sanitation Part 9: Space Suits SECTION 16: EARTH'S ENVIRONMENT AND SPACE Part 1: The Earth and Its Atmosphere Part 2: The Near-Earth Space Environment Part 3: The Solar System Part 4: The Moon Part 5: Mars Part 6: The Sun-Earth Connection Part 7: Space Debris SECTION 17: AIRCRAFT SAFETY Part 1: Organizational Safety Program Part 2: Aviation Law Part 3: Accident Analysis Data Part 4: Risk Management Part 5: Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation SECTION 18: AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE Part 1: The Economics of Maintenance Part 2: National and International Regulations Part 3: Maintenance Programs Part 4: Aircraft Structural Corrosion Part 5: Aerospace Paints and Protective Coatings Part 6: Airframe Maintenance Part 7: Engine Maintenance Part 8: Maintenance Human Factors Part 9: Extended Twin Operations (ETOPS) INDEX.
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- Publisher's Summary
- 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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- McGraw-Hill standard handbooks
- Includes index.