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Aircraft Maintenance

2004-04-30
Since the origin of flight, the main goal of aircraft maintenance has been to efficiently correct defects and preven failures. From the original days of manned or unmanned flight, the individuals and their processes to repair, modify, maintain, and service the vehicles that were used to rise above the ground have largely been unsung. ...From the original days of manned or unmanned flight, the individuals and their processes to repair, modify, maintain, and service the vehicles that were used to rise above the ground have largely been unsung. 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. ...Aubin examines and explains the processes and systemsof aircraft maintenance that were developed to ensure the quality, viability, and safety of the people and machines committed to flight.
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Fundamentals of Electric Aircraft

2018-12-18
Fundamentals of Electric Aircraft was developed to explain what the electric aircraft stands for by offering an objective view of what can be expected from the giant strides in innovative architectures and technologies enabling aircraft electrification. ...Through tangible case studies, a deep insight is provided into this paradigm shift cutting across various aircraft segments – from General Aviation to Large Aircraft. Addressing design constraints and timelines foreseen to reach acceptable performance and maturity levels, Fundamentals of Electric Aircraft puts forward a general view of the progress made to date and what to expect in the years to come. ...Fundamentals of Electric Aircraft was developed to explain what the electric aircraft stands for by offering an objective view of what can be expected from the giant strides in innovative architectures and technologies enabling aircraft electrification. Through tangible case studies, a deep insight is provided into this paradigm shift cutting across various aircraft segments – from General Aviation to Large Aircraft.
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The Design of Aircraft Landing Gear

2021-02-18
. - Safety and Aircraft Accident Investigation, Chairman of the SAE A-5 Committee on Aircraft Landing Gear), is designed to guide the reader through the key principles of landing system design and to provide additional references when available. ...With those requirements and compromises in mind,The Design of Aircraft Landing Gear starts with the study of airfield compatibility, aircraft stability on the ground, the correct choice of tires, followed by discussion of brakes, wheels, and brake control systems. ...The aircraft landing gear and its associated systems represent a compelling design challenge: simultaneously a system, a structure, and a machine, it supports the aircraft on the ground, absorbs landing and braking energy, permits maneuvering, and retracts to minimize aircraft drag.
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Advances in Aircraft Landing Gear

2015-08-24
Additionally, papers discussing self-powered landing gear and more electrical overall aircraft architectures have been included. The content of Advances in Aircraft Landing Gear is divided into two sections: Analysis and Design Methods; and Electric Actuation, Control, and Taxi. ...The aircraft landing gear system is relatively unique on board an aircraft—it is both structure and machine, supporting the aircraft on the ground, yet providing functions such as energy absorption during landing, retraction, steering, and braking. ...The aircraft landing gear system is relatively unique on board an aircraft—it is both structure and machine, supporting the aircraft on the ground, yet providing functions such as energy absorption during landing, retraction, steering, and braking.
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An Introduction to Aircraft Thermal Management

2020-04-14
Aircraft Thermal Management (ATM)focuses on how to manage heat in an aircraft to meet the temperature requirements for passengers and vehicle. ...Ahlers, a retired Boeing Technical Fellow and its first Thermal Marshal, An Introduction to Aircraft Thermal Management is the ultimate source of knowledge concerning: Temperature and thermal related requirements Airplane-generated heat sources External heat sources Aircraft heat sinks Fire and Failures Environmental control systems Thermal design Analytical modeling Analytical software Testing Military aircraft thermal management Fully illustrated and amply referenced, An Introduction to Aircraft Thermal Management provides a very balanced approach between theory and practice, best practices and technical insights. ...Ahlers, a retired Boeing Technical Fellow and its first Thermal Marshal, An Introduction to Aircraft Thermal Management is the ultimate source of knowledge concerning: Temperature and thermal related requirements Airplane-generated heat sources External heat sources Aircraft heat sinks Fire and Failures Environmental control systems Thermal design Analytical modeling Analytical software Testing Military aircraft thermal management Fully illustrated and amply referenced, An Introduction to Aircraft Thermal Management provides a very balanced approach between theory and practice, best practices and technical insights.
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Green, Safe, & Connected: The Future of Mobility

2011-10-24
This three-volume set includes explores the new paradigm "green, safe and connected" in the automotive industry. These books have been compiled for those looking for an integrated view of how the driving experience will develop within these boundaries, and what emerging technologies are likely to be successful in the upcoming years.
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Aircraft Thermal Management: Systems Architectures

2016-03-02
It also impacts engine fuel consumption associated with removing waste heat from an aircraft. More recently the advent of more electric architectures on aircraft, such as the Boeing 787, has led to increased interest in the development of more efficient ATM architectures by the commercial airplane manufacturers. ...The ten papers contained in this book describe aircraft thermal management system architectures designed to minimize airplane performance impacts which could be applied to commercial or military aircraft. Additional information on Aircraft Thermal Management System Architectures is available from SAE AIR 5744 issued by the AC-9 Aircraft Environmental System Committee and the SAE book Aircraft Thermal Management Integrated Analysis (PT-178). ...Additional information on Aircraft Thermal Management System Architectures is available from SAE AIR 5744 issued by the AC-9 Aircraft Environmental System Committee and the SAE book Aircraft Thermal Management Integrated Analysis (PT-178).
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Hispano Suiza in Aeronautics-Men, Companies, Engines and Aircraft

2003-11-01
Starting with circumstances that favored the creation of an indigenous aviation engine, the story follows engine development for a breadth of applications, particularly aviation engines, and describes, in parallel, the birth and development of aircraft in Spain by Campañía Española de Construcciones Aeronáuticas (CECA), La Hispano, La Hispano Aircraft, La Hispano Suiza, SAF-5, SAF-15, and La Hispano Aviación. ...Starting with circumstances that favored the creation of an indigenous aviation engine, the story follows engine development for a breadth of applications, particularly aviation engines, and describes, in parallel, the birth and development of aircraft in Spain by Campañía Española de Construcciones Aeronáuticas (CECA), La Hispano, La Hispano Aircraft, La Hispano Suiza, SAF-5, SAF-15, and La Hispano Aviación. Hispano Suiza in Aeronautics: Men, Companies, Engines and Aircraft is an in-depth study covering a vast period in the history of the Spanish and French aircraft industry (1913-1967) and offers insight into Hispano Suiza's significant developments. ...Hispano Suiza in Aeronautics: Men, Companies, Engines and Aircraft is an in-depth study covering a vast period in the history of the Spanish and French aircraft industry (1913-1967) and offers insight into Hispano Suiza's significant developments.
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The Use of Electric Batteries for Civil Aircraft Applications

2018-12-10
The Use of Electric Batteries for Civil Aircraft Applications is a comprehensive and focused collection of SAE International technical papers, covering both the past and the present of the efforts to develop batteries that can be specifically installed in commercial aircraft. Recently, major commercial aircraft manufacturers started investigating the possibility of using Li-Ion batteries at roughly the same time that the military launched their first applications. ...As the industry continues to develop concepts and designs for the safe utilization of the new Li-Ion battery systems, many are already working on designs for all-electric aircraft, and small two-seat training aircraft are currently flying. The challenges for an all-electric, transport category aircraft will be significant, and the battery design ranks as one of the greatest. ...The Use of Electric Batteries for Civil Aircraft Applications is a comprehensive and focused collection of SAE International technical papers, covering both the past and the present of the efforts to develop batteries that can be specifically installed in commercial aircraft.
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Aircraft as a System of Systems: A Business Process Perspective

2018-10-11
Today's airframers have taken on more of the role of systems integrators, putting the focus on the aircraft as a system-of-many-systems. Whereas an aircraft integrates many different systems into a single design, the system of systems which supports it is built by federating the systems of the different organizations, which were built and run independently of each other. ...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. ...Whereas an aircraft integrates many different systems into a single design, the system of systems which supports it is built by federating the systems of the different organizations, which were built and run independently of each other. 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.
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The Electrification of Civil Aircraft and the Evolution of Energy Storage

2017-08-28
These soon gave rise to the need for engine-mounted electrical generators as the primary source of in-flight power for the electrical loads and onboard recharging of the aircraft battery system. Of all the backup power sources, batteries represent the most common means of storing energy for auxiliary or emergency power requirements. ...The Electrification of Civil Aircraft and the Evolution of Energy Storage, edited by Michael Waller, presents 10 seminal SAE technical papers which address multiple aspects of specific design, cell configuration and mitigation strategies in the case of battery failure. ...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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Introduction to Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul of Aircraft, Engines and Components

2020-12-29
Regular planned maintenance supports the current and future value of the aircraft by minimizing the physical decline of the aircraft and engines throughout its life. Introduction to Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul of Aircraft, Engines and Components was written by the industry veteran, Shevantha K. ...Introduction to Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul of Aircraft, Engines and Components brings together the basic aspects of a fundamentally important part of the aerospace industry, the one that supports the global technical efforts to keep passenger and cargo planes flying reliably and safely. ...Over time, aircraft components and structural parts are subject to environmental effects, such as corrosion and other types of material deterioration, wear and fatigue.
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So You Want to Design Aircraft: Robots on the Floor

2017-07-27
However, as orders for commercial aircraft have dramatically increased over the past years and are expected to remain on that trajectory, the competition has become not just about how fast new technologies can be put on the aircraft, but about how fast the aircraft can be manufactured and delivered. Enter ever increasing automation and robotics. ...It is ironic that as aircraft have gotten more sophisticated, much of their manufacture has remained manual. However, as orders for commercial aircraft have dramatically increased over the past years and are expected to remain on that trajectory, the competition has become not just about how fast new technologies can be put on the aircraft, but about how fast the aircraft can be manufactured and delivered. ...However, as orders for commercial aircraft have dramatically increased over the past years and are expected to remain on that trajectory, the competition has become not just about how fast new technologies can be put on the aircraft, but about how fast the aircraft can be manufactured and delivered.
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Aircraft Thermal Management: Integrated Energy Systems Analysis

2016-03-02
Its purpose is to understand, optimize, and validate more efficient system architectures for removing or harvesting the increasing amounts of waste heat generated in commercial and military aircraft. In the commercial aircraft industry IESA is driven by the desire to minimize airplane operating costs associated with increased system weight, power consumption, drag, and lost revenue as cargo space is devoted to expanded cooling systems. ...The simultaneous operation of all systems generating, moving, or removing heat on an aircraft is simulated using integrated analysis which is called Integrated Energy System Analysis (IESA) for this book. ...In military aircraft thermal IESA is also considered to be a key enabler for the successful implementation of the next generation jet fighter weapons systems and countermeasures.
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Aircraft Design

2010-06-01
Designing an aircraft is a complex, multifaceted process embracing many technical challenges in a multidisciplinary environment. Aircraft Design explores fixed winged aircraft design at the conceptual phase of a project. The methodology shown includes formal sizing of the aircraft, engine matching, and substantiating performance to comply with the customer's demands and government regulatory standards. ...The book includes extensive illustrations of production aircraft, as well as worked-out examples of standard industry aircraft. Intended for undergraduate and graduate students, Aircraft Design will also serve as an indispensible reference for those working in the aerospace engineering field. ...Designing an aircraft is a complex, multifaceted process embracing many technical challenges in a multidisciplinary environment.
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Allied Aircraft Piston Engines of World War II

1995-09-01
This book attempts to illuminate some of the historically significant technical developments that were incorporated into World War II aircraft engines that directly contributed to the execution and tactics of the war. Engines detailed in the book include those from these manufacturers: Rolls-Royce Bristol, Napier General Electric Pratt and Whitney Allison Wright Aeronautical Corporation
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Onboard Diagnostics and Measurement in the Automotive Industry, Shipbuilding, and Aircraft Construction

2012-07-03
Onboard Diagnostics and Measurement in the Automotive, Shipbuilding and Aircraft Industries is a unique title which focuses on the direct (OBM) and indirect (OBD) determination of emissions in transportation. ...Onboard Diagnostics and Measurements in the Automotive, Shipbuilding and Aircraft Industries is a must-have source of technical information to those studying or working in the areas of transportation technology, sustainability, legislation, environment and climate protection.
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Allied Aircraft Piston Engines of World War II, 2nd Edition

2019-05-16
Allied Aircraft Piston Engines of World War II, now in its second edition, coalesces multiple aspects of war-driven aviation and its amazing technical accomplishments, leading to the allied victory during the second world war. ...Allied Aircraft Piston Engines of World War II, Second Edition, addresses British- and American-developed engines.
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Aircraft Thermal Management

2016-03-02
This set is comprised of two titles, Aircraft Thermal Management: Systems Architectures and Aircraft Thermal Management: Integrated Energy Systems Analysis both edited by Mark Ahlers.
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