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Concise encyclopedia of aeronautics & space systems

Author: Marc Pelegrin; Walter M Hollister
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1993.
Series: Advances in systems, control, and information engineering.
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Automatic control in aeronautics encompasses an enormous field including simulation, active control technology - a huge area including aerodynamics, engine control and aircraft management - air  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Wörterbuch
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Concise encyclopedia of aeronautics & space systems.
Oxford ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1993
(OCoLC)621025395
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Pelegrin; Walter M Hollister
ISBN: 0080370497 9780080370491
OCLC Number: 27974409
Description: xiii, 478 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Active control for segmented mirror optical systems. Active control technology. Active control technology: general aspects. Aerospace systems and control. Air traffic control systems. Air traffic control: trends. Air traffic management and aircraft guidance in and around a main terminal. Airships: guidance and control. Angle of attack. Artificial control load (artificial feel spring). Artificial intelligence: impact. Attitude control. Automatic control: impact. Civil aircraft: long-term future. Cockpits: impact of new technology. Combat aircraft: long-term future. Communication in space: telemetry and data processing. Computer security systems: possibility theory. Control-configured vehicles. Control in aerospace systems. Data links in aerospace systems. Detection of sensor failure. Digital communication for satellites. Dynamics of aircraft and basic autopilots. Engine control: general aspects. Engine control: physical principles. Engine control: system design. Flexibility of aerospace vehicles. Flexible spacecraft: computer-oriented control analysis. Flight control: autopilot modes. Flight control: autopilots. Flight control systems, automatic. Flight envelope. Flight management systems. Flight simulation systems and simulators: an introduction. Flight simulation systems and simulators: techniques. Fly-by-wire systems. Fuel conservation in air transport. Full-authority control of aerospace vehicles. Head-up displays and trajectory control. Helicopters. Helicopters: flight control assistance. Helicopters: long-term future. Helicopters: turbine-engine governing systems. Homing of aerospace vehicles. Inertial navigation systems. Inertial navigation systems: selection. Instrumentation: development of cathode ray tube technology. Landing approach guidance: automatic landing in bad weather conditions. Landing approach guidance: automatic landing systems. Landing approach guidance using differential global positioning system. Linear quadratic Gaussian multivariable control designs: robustness. Manufacturing, automated. Measurement of speed and acceleration. Meteorological measurement techniques. Missiles: guidance and control. Modellization approach. Multitimescale systems. Navigation, four-dimensional. Navigation in space. Remote sensing: long-range wind velocity determination. Remote sensing: removal of atmospheric effects. Remote sensing satellites. Rigid spacecraft: attitude control. Robots: control in space applications. Robots: use in the aerospace industry. Satellites: adaptive control. Satellites, drag-free. Satellites: monitoring. Satellites: solar power. Shuttle control during approach. Shuttle control systems: reliability. Simulation. Singular perturbations: boundary-layer problem. Space and deep space environment. Space and earth reference systems. Space launchers, multistage. Space launchers: problems. Space vehicle launches: meteorological constraints. Space vehicle trajectories: optimization. State equations: singular perturbations. Supersonic and hypersonic flight: impact on air transport system. Traffic simulators: human aspects and aircraft realism. Training simulators: cost efficiency. Training simulators, real-time. Visual flying rules and instrument flying rules. Visual flying rules and instrument flying rules: general aspects. Wing load alleviation. Wing load alleviation: modelling. Workload for operators in complex person-machine systems. 300 illus. approx. including line drawings, 1500 lit. refs. approx.
Series Title: Advances in systems, control, and information engineering.
Other Titles: Concise encyclopedia of aeronautics and space systems.
Responsibility: editors, Marc Pelegrin, Walter M. Hollister.
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J.-P.S. Concise Encyclopedia of Aeronautics and Space is an important reference work essential to engineers in industrial societies and those from institutions belonging to the aerospatial industry. Read more...

 
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