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World Aerospace

Author : Daniel Todd
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Aerospace is a major world industry. This handbook, first published in 1987, provides a world survey of the industry in statistical form. The first part covers production and distribution by sector – airframes (aircraft), aeroengines, avionics, systems, missiles / spacecraft – and by country. It includes a summary for each country of the degree

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports

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Lists citations with abstracts for aerospace related reports obtained from world wide sources and announces documents that have recently been entered into the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Database.

Aerospace Instrumentation

Author : M. A. Perry
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Aerospace Instrumentation, Volume 4 is a collection of papers presented at the Fourth International Aerospace Instrumentation Symposium, held at the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield. Co-sponsored by the Instrument Society of America, the symposium covers most aspects of aerospace instrumentation. This book is composed of 14 chapters and begins with a description of strain gauge transducers, an introduction to noise, filtering, and random function, as well as the data analysis facility designed to satisfy the needs in the fields of fundamental research and major power plant design and commissioning. A chapter examines equipment for the analysis of random processes for low frequence purposes. Other chapters explore the measurement and analysis of rotor blade airloads, the application of digital computer to instrumentation systems, the features of an altitude test facility, and the trade-offs existing between analogue and digital filtering techniques. The last chapters are devoted to test methods for aircraft performance, stability, and control characteristics determination in non-steady flight. These chapters also treat the operational experience of the B-70 flight test data system. This book will prove useful to aerospace scientists, engineers and research workers.

Application of Aerospace and Defense Industry Technology to Environmental Problems

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Conservation and Natural Resources Subcommittee
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Strategic Issues in European Aerospace

Author : Philip Lawrence
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This book is a unique collection of perspectives provided by a mix of leading academics, industrialists and government officials on the challenges facing the European aerospace industry. The book focuses on two interrelated, daunting challenges. The consolidated American aerospace industry, which in the 1990s has undergone $100bn worth of merger activity. The second is the compelling task of rationalization and consolidation required in the European industry itself. Through a mix of analytical perspectives and project-oriented assessments, the book provides an essential guide to the major strategic agenda for the European industry. A unique feature is the contribution of leading industry executives and project managers. These industry insiders outline the dilemmas and challenges facing the industry from the viewpoint of those at the sharp end of the business. The book is an essential guide to the technical, political and economic agenda for aerospace in the next decade and beyond.

Aerospace Glossary

Author : Woodford Agee Heflin
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Sensors for Automotive and Aerospace Applications

Author : Shantanu Bhattacharya
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This volume covers the various sensors related to automotive and aerospace sectors, discussing their properties as well as how they are realized, calibrated and deployed. Written by experts in the field, it provides a ready reference to product developers, researchers and students working on sensor design and fabrication, and provides perspective on both current and future research.

Automatic Control in Aerospace 1989

Author : T. Nishimura
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The papers presented at the Symposium covered the areas in aerospace technology where automatic control plays a vital role. These included navigation and guidance, space robotics, flight management systems and satellite orbital control systems. The information provided reflects the recent developments and technical advances in the application of automatic control in space technology.

Modern Research Topics in Aerospace Propulsion

Author : Gianfranco Angelino
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This volume, published in honor of Professor Corrado Casci, celebrates the life of a very distinguished international figure devoted to sCientific study, research, teaching, and leadership. The numerous contributions of Corrado CasCi are widely admired by scientists and engineers around the globe. He has been an impressive model and outstanding colleague to many researchers. Unfortunately, only a few of them could be invited to contribute to this honorific volume. Everyone of the invited contributors responded with enthusiasm. v Corrado Casci Contents Preface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IX Curriculum Vitae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Xl Publications of Corrado Casci . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xix . . . . . . . . . I. Combustion 1. Mechanics of Turbulent Flow in Combustors for Premixed Gases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 A. K. OPPENHEIM 2. A Pore-Structure-Independent Combustion Model for Porous Media with Application to Graphite Oxidation 19 M. B. RICHARDS AND S. S. PENNER 3. Stabilization of Hydrogen-Air Flames in Supersonic Flow. . 37 G. WINTERFELD 4. Thermodynamics of Refractory Material Formation by Combustion Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 I. GLASSMAN, K. BREZINSKY, AND K. A. DAVIS 5. Catalytic Combustion Processes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 A. P. GLASKOVA 6. Stability of Ignition Transients of Reactive Solid Mixtures 83 V. E. ZARKO 7. Combustion Modeling and Stability of Double-Base Solid Rocket Propellants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 L. DE LUCA AND L. GALFETTI 8. Combustion Instabilities and Rayleigh's Criterion 135 F. E. C. CULICK II. Liquid Sprays 9. On the Anisotropy of Drop and Particle Velocity Fluctuations in Two-Phase Round Gas Jets . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155 A. TOMBOULIDES, M. l ANDREWS, AND F. V. BRACCO vii viii Contents 10.

Aerospace Thermal Structures and Materials for a New Era

Author : Earl A. Thornton
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