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    Warship 2017

    Hardback £26.46

    Warship 2017 is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery and much more to maintain the...

    NASA Mercury Manual

    By David Baker

    Hardback £16.25

    Full coverage of the design, engineering, development and flight operations of NASA's Mercury spacecraft, which in addition to several unmanned tests supported two piloted ballistic sub-orbital flights in 1961 and four piloted orbital flights between 1962 and 1963.The Mercury programme bridged the gap between the hypersonic X-15 and the two-man...

    Heavenly Mathematics

    By Glen Van Brummelen

    Paperback £11.43

    Heavenly Mathematics traces the rich history of spherical trigonometry, revealing how the cultures of classical Greece, medieval Islam, and the modern West used this forgotten art to chart the heavens and the Earth. Once at the heart of astronomy and ocean-going navigation for two millennia, the discipline was also a...

    Navigation

    By Jim Bennett

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    Looking at the long history of navigation at sea, Jim Bennett discusses the scientific and technological developments that have enabled the accurate measurement of position and setting of directions in the oceans.

    Aircraft Control Allocation

    By Wayne Durham

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    Aircraft Control Allocation Wayne Durham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA Kenneth A. Bordignon, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA Roger Beck, Dynamic Concepts, Inc.

    Probabilistic Finite Element Model Updating Using Bayesian S

    By Sondipon Adhikari

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    Probabilistic Finite Element Model Updating Using Bayesian Statistics: Applications to Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering Tshilidzi Marwala and Ilyes Boulkaibet, University of Johannesburg, South Africa Sondipon Adhikari, Swansea University, UK Covers the probabilistic finite element model based on Bayesian statistics with applications to aeronautical and mechanical engineering Finite element models are...

    Star Ark: A Living, Self-Sustaining Spaceship: 2016

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    Paperback Save £3.54 = £26.45

    Taking a radical multi-disciplinary view of the challenge of human space colonization through project Persephone, part of Icarus Interstellar s plans for the design and engineering of a living interior on a worldship, this book challenges ideas about sustainability and proposes a new approach to the evolution of non-terrestrial ecologies.

    Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac: 2017

    By Perrin Towler

    Paperback Save £1.34 = £17.65

    In a practical handy format, the Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac, published in association with Practical Boat Owner, covers the European Coastline from Denmark to the Gironde.

    Sully

    By Jeffrey Zaslow

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks-the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. 'Sully' Sullenberger-the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York's Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and...

    Flying Man

    By Richard Byers

    Hardback £34.33

    Hugo Junkers 1859-1935 was a German engineer and aircraft designer generally credited as the pioneer of all-metal airplanes. His company, Junkers Flugzeug- und Motorenwerke AG, more commonly referred to simply as "Junkers," became a major German aircraft manufacturer based in Dessau. From humble beginnings producing boilers and radiators, by World...

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