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Condition-Based Maintenance in Aviation: The History, The Business and The Technology

2018-12-11
Condition-Based Maintenance in Aviation: The History, The Business and The Technology describes the history and practice of Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM) systems by showcasing ten technical papers from the archives of SAE International, stretching from the dawn of the jet age down to the present times. ...Condition-Based Maintenance in Aviation: The History, The Business and The Technology describes the history and practice of Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM) systems by showcasing ten technical papers from the archives of SAE International, stretching from the dawn of the jet age down to the present times. By scientifically understanding how different components degrade during operations, it is possible to schedule inspections, repairs, and overhauls at appropriate intervals so that any incipient failure can be detected well in advance.
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Aircraft as a System of Systems: A Business Process Perspective

2018-10-11
Aircraft as a System of Systems: A Business Process Perspective, written by Sean Barker, FBCS CEng and a former research scientist at BAE Systems in the UK, explains how developing even simple parts like a lever needs several different types of knowledge before moving on to the complications of designing a system. ...Aircraft as a System of Systems: A Business Process Perspective provides a thorough analysis of how building aircraft taps into a huge pool of knowledge, how its complexity is also reflected in the numerous process links that exchange knowledge between different groups. ...But unlike conventional business processes, design processes do not follow one step after another - rather, a decision made at one point in the design is communicated to other areas of the design, which may in turn feed back new constraints that force the first decision to be revised.
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Jet Sense: The Philosophy and the Art of Jet Transport Design

2024-02-06
Embark on an exciting aviation journey with Jet Sense, Zarir's groundbreaking book that unveils the intricacies of commercial aircraft design. ...What sets Jet Sense apart is its unwavering focus on the interplay of geometry and integration. From wing design to landing gear integration and more. ...This book doesn't just analyze – it guides, helping you navigate the complex world of jet transport design. Discover Zarir's innovative approach to initial sizing, tailored for commercial aircraft.
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Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Business Case Theory and Practice

2012-11-12
Following the best seller, Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Perspectives on an Emerging Field, the new title Integrated Vehicle Health Management: The Business Case Theory and Practice takes the subject to the next level. This time it addresses the commercial justification for the adoption of a new modus operandi in asset health management, and its impact on business strategy and servitization of technology. ...This time it addresses the commercial justification for the adoption of a new modus operandi in asset health management, and its impact on business strategy and servitization of technology. Edited by Dr. Ian Jennions, Director of the IVHM Center at Cranfield University in the U.K., the book tackles the most important questions on the transformation of business from selling a product, and deriving future income from spare part sales, to selling a service in which income is received in return for effective maintenance of the asset. ...., the book tackles the most important questions on the transformation of business from selling a product, and deriving future income from spare part sales, to selling a service in which income is received in return for effective maintenance of the asset.
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Lost Fighters: A History of U.S. Jet Fighter Programs That Didn't Make It

2006-12-06
This book, by Bill Holder, discusses the "Lost Fighter" turbojet and turboprop propulsion systems of the exciting jet fighter era in the United States since the mid-1940s. Until now, very little has been published about these fascinating fighter activities that, for a variety of reasons, did not reach fruition. ...It provides a coherent picture of U.S. jet fighter development and evolution. This book also includes hundreds of photos, drawings, and illustrations of the many "Lost Fighters."
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How to Organize and Run a Failure Investigation

2005-08-01
Failure investigations cross company functional boundaries and are an integral component of any design or manufacturing business operation. Well-organized and professionally conducted investigations are essential for solving manufacturing problems and assisting in redesigns.
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The System Integration Process for Accelerated Development

2002-10-31
System Integration Process for Accelerated Development explains how the integration of simultaneous engineering processes into the higher-level strategic business process can help accelerate the conversion of an idea into a finished product, resulting in a competitive advantage.
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Fleet Services - Managing to Redefine Success

2015-09-10
A keen focus on operations, cost management, leadership, and customer service is presented in this book for fleets to thrive in today’s competitive business environment. Basic concepts and customer service fundamentals, along with integrated best practices, and business tools are fully described. ...Basic concepts and customer service fundamentals, along with integrated best practices, and business tools are fully described. This model can be applied by service groups of any size to achieve quality performance benefits for both the customer and the fleet-provider. .... • Best practices and associated business tool requirements that assure exceptional service and win-win results. • An innovative business model that maximizes opportunities and positive outcomes for fleet service providers.
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Spaceflight Revolution

2004-01-01
This book examines these issues and shows why space tourism will one day become the single largest business in space, and how astronomy and environmental science will be transformed by low-cost access making possible instruments vastly larger than those of today.
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Aviation Fuel Quality Control Procedures: 4th Edition

2010-01-01
These extensive updates make this edition the most up-to-date and accurate reference available for the aviation fuels professional, including fixed base operators, oil company personnel who handle and distribute jet fuel from refineries at source into aircraft at airports, airport service companies, aviation products representative, purchaser, quality control personnel, and fuel system designers.
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Engine Revolutions

1991-02-01
The dawn of the jet age, developments at the end of World War II, the development of automotive and aircraft gas turbines, and the rotary engine era are just some of the historical events which are recounted in this book.
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Integrated Vehicle Health Management: The Technology

2013-09-05
Topics include: -Sensors, instrumentation and signal processing -Fault detection and diagnostics -Prognostics and metrics -Architecture -Data Management -Vehicle level reasoning systems -System's design -Applications and disruptive technologies Integrated Vehicle Heath Management: The Technology follows two bestsellers, also published by SAE International, which cover the fundamentals aspects of this new body of knowledge (Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Perspectives on an Emerging Field), and the business justification needed so that investments in the technology make sense (Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Business Case Theory and Practice). ...Topics include: -Sensors, instrumentation and signal processing -Fault detection and diagnostics -Prognostics and metrics -Architecture -Data Management -Vehicle level reasoning systems -System's design -Applications and disruptive technologies Integrated Vehicle Heath Management: The Technology follows two bestsellers, also published by SAE International, which cover the fundamentals aspects of this new body of knowledge (Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Perspectives on an Emerging Field), and the business justification needed so that investments in the technology make sense (Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Business Case Theory and Practice).
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Electric Flight Technology: The Unfolding of a New Future

2018-05-28
. • The various architectures being considered for electric aircraft, specifically small general aviation (GA) aircraft and larger business jets; single-aisle commercial aircraft; and larger twin-aisle commercial aircraft. • The various systems and subsystems of an electric aircraft, along with how various subsystems in the vehicle can be integrated in a more optimal manner.
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The Electrification of Civil Aircraft and the Evolution of Energy Storage

2017-08-28
As new technologies become available, industry will attempt to take advantage of all potential benefits, in a process that can have a profound impact on the product offerings that emerge and in the way business is conducted. The Electrification of Civil Aircraft and the Evolution of Energy Storage presents a solid perspective on how civil aviation has matured in its quest to develop lighter, more efficient and less polluting aircraft, and also more electric.
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Advances in Aeroacoustics

2010-06-01
Topics include a brief biography of Lilley, the relation between the generalized acoustic analogy and Lilley's contributions to aeronautics, solving the Lilley equation with quadrupole and dipole jet noise sources, hot jets and sources of jet noise, wave packet modules for large-scale mixing noise, and plasma actuators for noise control. ...Selected are the papers specific to aeroacoustics covering aerodynamic noise theory, airframe noise, flow control, and experimental jet noise studies. Topics include a brief biography of Lilley, the relation between the generalized acoustic analogy and Lilley's contributions to aeronautics, solving the Lilley equation with quadrupole and dipole jet noise sources, hot jets and sources of jet noise, wave packet modules for large-scale mixing noise, and plasma actuators for noise control.
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Computational Aeroacoustics

2008-12-01
Before coming to IIT he spent 14 years performing contract research at NASA Glenn Research Center on jet aeroacoustics. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and serves as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Aeroacoustics.
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IVHM / Integrated Vehicle Health Management 3-Book Set (1, 2 & 3)

2013-11-01
This groundbreaking set addresses both basic and advanced concepts critical for the understanding of IVHM, along with the commercial justification for the adoption of a new modus operandi in asset health management, and its impact on business strategy and technology. Buy the Set and Save! The two volume set includes: • Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Perspectives on an Emerging Field • Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Business Case Theory and Practice • Integrated Vehicle Health Management: The Technology ...The two volume set includes: • Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Perspectives on an Emerging Field • Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Business Case Theory and Practice • Integrated Vehicle Health Management: The Technology
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Aircraft Maintenance

2004-04-30
Aircraft Maintenance is a comprehensive executive-summary-style report written for business professions, engineers, mechancis, technicians, educators, and students that covers everything from history, evolution, evaluation and the future.
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Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Essential Reading

2013-09-25
As the subject of Integrated Vehicle Health Management (IVHM) and its associated technologies have grown up, businesses are making the transformation from selling a product to selling a service. This can be viewed as a positive disruption, as a relatively small technology breakthrough is being brought to market for a large business benefit. ...This can be viewed as a positive disruption, as a relatively small technology breakthrough is being brought to market for a large business benefit. The sequence “sense—acquire—transfer—analyze—act “ feeds the information (processed data) on the asset’s health into the Operations or Management control center. ...Jennions was also the editor of three other books on Integrated Vehicle Health Management, published by SAE International: • IVHM: Perspectives on an Emerging Field • IVHM: Business Case Theory and Practice • IVHM: The Technology
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