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Aircraft 2000

Author : Bill Sweetman
ISBN : UVA:X006187400
Genre : Science
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A look at the aircraft and aerospace technology of tomorrow assesses the impact of dramatic technological innovations on future helicopters, jetliners, military aircraft, personal aircraft and space vehicles
Category: Science

The U S Combat Aircraft Industry 1909 2000

Author : Mark A. Lorell
ISBN : 9780833036056
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Drawing on primary and secondary sources on the aircraft industry, this report provides a brief survey of industry structure, innovation, and competition in the U.S. fixed-wing combat aircraft industry from its earliest days to the present. It supports a much larger research effort examining the future of the structure, innovation, and competition of the U.S. military aircraft industrial base that responds to congressional concerns about that future.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The International Directory Of Military Aircraft 2000 01

Author : Gerard Frawley
ISBN : 1875671498
Genre : Air power
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The thoroughly updated third edition of the world's only biennial directory to the world's military aircraft features more than 400 individual planes currently in service or under development worldwide, as well as a fleet inventory of the world's air arms. From the North American T-6 Texan first flown in 1935 and still in use with certain South American air forces to the state-of-the-art F-22 Raptor stealth fighter, from trainers to helicopters and special missions aircraft, this directory features a color photograph of each aircraft and such essential information as country of origin, powerplant and performance specs, armaments, key dimensions, and operators, along with development, production, and service histories.
Category: Air power

The World S Most Powerful Military Aircraft

Author : Thomas Newdick
ISBN : 9781499465907
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Ever since man first took to the air, combat aircraft have been at the cutting edge of aviation technology, resulting in some of the greatest and most complex designs ever built. The World’s Greatest Military Aircraft features 52 of the most important military aircraft of the last hundred years, including everything from biplane fighters and carrier aircraft to tactical bombers, transport aircraft, multirole fighters, strategic strike aircraft, and stealth bombers. Each entry includes a brief description of the model’s development and history, a profile view, key features, and specifications. Packed with more than 200 artworks and photographs, this is a colorful guide for the military aviation enthusiast.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Competitive Assessment Of The U S Large Civil Aircraft Aerostructures Industry

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ISBN : NWU:35556036043610
Genre : Aircraft industry
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"This study was requested by the House Committee on Ways and Means in a letter dated March 8, 2000. The Committee requested that the U.S. International Trade Commission (the Commission) examine the ability of the U.S. civil aerostructures industry to compete over the short and long terms with those industries in Europe, Canada, and to the extent possible, Asia. The Commission's report examines the composition and recent trends of the large civil aircraft (LCA) aerostructures industry; the process of new aerostructures development; the means and trends of government support for research and development; and the relative strengths and weaknesses of the aerostructures industries in these countries and regions, for the period 1995-99 and to the extent possible, 2000"--Publisher description.
Category: Aircraft industry

Aircraft Engine Design

Author : Jack D. Mattingly
ISBN : 1600860168
Genre : Aircraft gas-turbines
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Annotation A design textbook attempting to bridge the gap between traditional academic textbooks, which emphasize individual concepts and principles; and design handbooks, which provide collections of known solutions. The airbreathing gas turbine engine is the example used to teach principles and methods. The first edition appeared in 1987. The disk contains supplemental material. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
Category: Aircraft gas-turbines

Aircraft Design

Author : Ajoy Kumar Kundu
ISBN : 9781139487450
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Aircraft Design explores fixed winged aircraft design at the conceptual phase of a project. Designing an aircraft is a complex multifaceted process embracing many technical challenges in a multidisciplinary environment. By definition, the topic requires intelligent use of aerodynamic knowledge to configure aircraft geometry suited specifically to the customer's demands. It involves estimating aircraft weight and drag and computing the available thrust from the engine. The methodology shown here includes formal sizing of the aircraft, engine matching, and substantiating performance to comply with the customer's demands and government regulatory standards. Associated topics include safety issues, environmental issues, material choice, structural layout, understanding flight deck, avionics, and systems (for both civilian and military aircraft). Cost estimation and manufacturing considerations are also discussed. The chapters are arranged to optimize understanding of industrial approaches to aircraft design methodology. Example exercises from the author's industrial experience dealing with a typical aircraft design are included.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Effective Practices For Preparing Airport Improvement Program Benefit Cost Analysis

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ISBN : 9780309098373
Genre : Airports
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Benefit-Cost Analysis (BCA) aids in making capital investment decisions by determining whether the benefits of a proposed action justify its costs. This synthesis, Effective Practices for Preparing Airport Improvement Program Benefit-Cost Analysis, defines and describes benefit assessment techniques used by airports as well as other modes, highlights best practices, and identifies inconsistencies of how benefits are calculated and where there is confusion in the benefit-cost guidance published by the FAA. The project focused on a review of benefit-cost literature, including benefit-cost analyses submitted to the FAA, and structured interviews with airport managers and other applicants, consultants who prepared BCA studies, and FAA staff. BCA is a tool to aid agencies in project selection and prioritization. At its core, it is a computational tool to determine whether an investment will generate benefits that will exceed its costs. This analysis is accomplished by expressing all current and future benefits and costs on an equivalent basis, which is their present value (PV). A project is economically efficient if it has a positive Net Present Value (calculated as the PV of benefits minus the PV of costs), and hence also a Benefit-Cost Ratio exceeding one.
Category: Airports

Conventional Arms Transfers To Developing Nations 2000 2007

Author : Richard F. Grimmett
ISBN : 9781437923513
Genre :
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Contents: (1) Intro. and Overview; (2) Major Findings: (a) Trends in Arms Transfers Worldwide; (b) Trends in Arms Transfers to Developing Nations: U.S.; Russia; China; Major West European Suppliers; (c) Regional Arms Transfer Agree.: Near East; Asia; (d) Leading Developing Nations Arms Purchasers; (e) Weapons Types Recently Delivered to Near East Nations: U.S.; Russia; China; Major West European Suppliers; All Other European Suppliers; All Other Suppliers; (3) Arms Values Data Tables and Charts for 2000-07; (4) Selected Weapons Deliveries to Developing Nations, 2000-07; (5) Worldwide Arms Transfer Agree. and Deliveries Values, 2000-07; (6) Description of Items Counted in Weapons Categories, 2000-07. Charts and tables.
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Current Industrial Reports

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ISBN : MINN:31951T00156119J
Genre : Aircraft engine industry
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Category: Aircraft engine industry

Structural Health Monitoring 2000

Author : Fu-Kuo Chang
ISBN : 1566768810
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Comprising 102 papers presented by researchers from all over the world, the proceedings of this workshop contain current information about a variety of structural health monitoring technologies, as well as their current and potential applications in various fields. Emphasis is placed on those technologies that are promising for future applications in industry and government and the infrastructures that are needed to support such technological development. The content of the workshop is divided into keynote presentations (ten altogether), aerospace applications, general applications, civil applications, integration and systems, sensors, and signal processing and diagnostic methods. Includes the editor's summary report on the results of the panel discussions and presentations from the First International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring held at Stanford U. in September 1997. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Royal Navy 1930 2000

Author : Richard Harding
ISBN : 0714657107
Genre : History
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This book explores innovation within the Royal Navy from the financial constraints of the 1930s through to the refocusing of the Royal Navy after 1990.
Category: History

Annuaire Europeen 2000 European Yearbook 2000

Author : Francis Rosensteil
ISBN : 9041118446
Genre : Political Science
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The year 2000's most significant international event was, almost certainly, neither political nor military, but scientific - the announcement, in June, that the human genome had been almost totally decoded. Future generations may well see this as a major turning point, opening the way to radical changes in diagnosis, prognosis, and medical treatment. Often compared with the space programme, this vast enterprise still generates misgivings: this new power, which human beings now have, to modify the genetic heritage of living creatures raises fundamentally new ethical questions - and society as a whole will have to find the answers. In fact, the accelerating pace of scientific and technical progress seems to be reviving atavistic anxieties, some rational, others less so. Recent public-health crises, including the mad cow disease' scare, which lasted into 2000, have fuelled these fears. The public's rejection of GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) - verging on a crusade in some countries - tells its own story. As regards conflict, 2000 saw the Middle East peace process grind to a halt, and the Intifada resume. In Europe, the situation in Kosovo and Chechnya, both the scenes of fighting in 1999, stayed precarious. Peace and democracy did score some successes, however, particularly in Europe: the centre-left's victory in Croatia, sweeping former President Tudjman's party off the scene, the democratic party's triumph in Bosnia, and the fall of the Milosevic regime in Serbia.
Category: Political Science

Managing Project Ending

Author : Virpi Havila
ISBN : 9781134098958
Genre : Business & Economics
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Understanding project endings is a significant part of project management, yet there is relatively little work published in this important area. This book addresses the gap, focusing on the successful management of project endings, showing how to plan for the ending of a project, how to create ending competencies, and in particular, how to successfully manage relations with different stakeholders of a project as it is coming to an end. Havila and Salmi use a real-life case in the airline industry to show how the successful ending project was achieved and in doing so portray ideas and experiences not typically considered in the field. Through the case discussion, the complexity of the process is unveiled and the achievement of success for all parties is explained. The book portrays three key success factors: ending competencies, to be developed both at the organizational and individual levels; efficient management of the business network around the ending project; and involvement at the strategic managerial level. It concludes that project endings are often complex and have far-reaching effects, and therefore, call for close managerial attention.
Category: Business & Economics