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Contemporary Issues Shaping China’s Civil Aviation Policy

Balancing International with Domestic Priorities

by Alan Williams

<p>The emergence of China as a future major participant in international aviation raises some interesting questions, especially from a strategic policy perspective. The progressive shift from a command to a mixed market economy under the central

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Core Principles of Special and General Relativity

by James H. Luscombe

<p>This book provides an accessible, yet thorough, introduction to special and general relativity, crafted and class-tested over many years of teaching. Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, this book provides clear ...

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Corrosion and Stress Corrosion Testing of Aerospace Vehicle Structural Alloys

by Russell Wanhill & Michael Windisch

<p>This SpringerBrief discusses the determination and classification of the ambient temperature corrosion and stress corrosion properties of aerospace structural alloys, with emphasis on (1) aluminium alloys, modern (3rd generation) ...

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Cosmic Coincidences

by John Gribbin & Martin Rees

<p>WAS THE UNIVERSE MADE FOR MAN?</p><p>Is our universe the only one of its kind or are there others? Is it just a coincidence that life evolved on Earth or are the remarkable and unusual set of circumstances that brought about the emergence of ...

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Cosmic Debris

What It Is and What We Can Do About It

by Jonathan Powell

<p>This book examines the mysterious and the well-studied debris in Earth’s crowded neighborhood. From orbiting comets to the workings of the Asteroid Belt, and from meteor showers to our home-grown network of orbiting satellites, the full ...

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Cosmogenic Radionuclides

Theory and Applications in the Terrestrial and Space Environments

by Jürg Beer, Ken McCracken & Rudolf Steiger

<p>Cosmogenic radionuclides are radioactive isotopes which are produced by natural processes and distributed within the Earth system. With a holistic view of the environment the authors show in this book how cosmogenic radionuclides can be used ...

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Cosmological Frontiers

by Anab Whitehouse

<p>‘Cosmological Frontiers’ explores a variety of topical themes within the general fields of cosmology and astrophysics such as: Dark matter, dark energy, black holes, theory of gravity, redshift, plasmas, the electric universe, cosmic ...

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Cosmology

by Nicola Vittorio

<p>Modern cosmology has changed significantly over the years, from the discovery to the precision measurement era. The data now available provide a wealth of information, mostly consistent with a model where dark matter and dark energy are in a ...

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Cosmology and the Early Universe

by Pasquale Di Bari

<p>This book discusses cosmology from both an observational and a strong theoretical perspective. The first part focuses on gravitation, notably the expansion of the universe and determination of cosmological parameters, before moving onto the ...

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Cosmos

The Art and Science of the Universe

by Roberta J. M. Olson

<p>Since time immemorial, the nocturnal skies have mesmerised us, and heavenly bodies have inspired the imaginations of artists, poets, and scientists. Featuring paintings, sculpture, drawings, watercolours, prints, as well as plates from books,

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Damage Growth in Aerospace Composites

by Aniello Riccio

<p>This book presents novel methods for the simulation of damage evolution in aerospace composites that will assist in predicting damage onset and growth and thus foster less conservative designs which realize the promised economic benefits of ...

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Damage, Fracture, and Fatigue of Ceramic-Matrix Composites

by Longbiao Li

<p>This book focuses on the damage, fracture and fatigue of ceramic-matrix composites. It investigates tensile damage and fracture, fatigue hysteresis, and the properties of interfaces subjected to cyclic fatigue loading. Further, it predicts ...

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Dark Energy Physics

Second Edition

by Anthony William Green

<p>Black holes are the largest stores of energy in the universe, they rule the universe. The story that black holes have a gravitational singularity at their centres is about to be blown out of the water. Dark energy physics is a new model of ...

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe | Summary

by Summary Station

<p>Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs by Lisa Randall | Summary and Analysis Book Preview:<br />The interrelationships of every part of existence fascinates so many people, and Lisa Randal has used her skill as a cosmologist and physicist to bring ...

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Defining the Limits of Outer Space for Regulatory Purposes

by Olavo de Oliviera Bittencourt Neto

<p>With different countries ascribing to different theories of air space and outer space law, Dr. Bittencourt Neto proposes in this Brief a reassessment of the international law related to the extension of state territories vertically. Taking ...

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Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses

by Nawal K. Taneja

<p>Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses is the eighth Ashgate book by Nawal K. Taneja to address the ongoing challenges and opportunities facing all generations of airlines. Firstly, it challenges and encourages airline managements to ...

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Detonation Control for Propulsion

Pulse Detonation and Rotating Detonation Engines

by Jiun-Ming Li, Chiang Juay Teo, Boo Cheong Khoo & others

<p>This book focuses on the latest developments in detonation engines for aerospace propulsion, with a focus on the rotating detonation engine (RDE). State-of-the-art research contributions are collected from international leading researchers ...

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Developing the Future Aviation System

by Rod Baldwin

<p>The major changes taking place in technology have some of the greatest effect in the world of aviation. Yet, in an industry which started with the concept of 'open skies', each sector has traditionally developed on its own and adjusted to ...

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Discovering the Cosmos with Small Spacecraft

The American Explorer Program

by Brian Harvey

<p>Explorer was the original American space program and <em>Explorer 1</em> its first satellite, launched in 1958. Sixty years later, it is the longest continuously running space program in the world, demonstrating to the world how we can ...

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Discrete Choice Modelling and Air Travel Demand

Theory and Applications

by Laurie A. Garrow

<p>In recent years, airline practitioners and academics have started to explore new ways to model airline passenger demand using discrete choice methods. This book provides an introduction to discrete choice models and uses extensive examples to

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