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The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft design. The Do 335 was a big aircraft, weighing just over 10,000kg when laden with fuel, equipment, and pilot, yet powered by two Daimler-Benz DB 603 engines, it was capable of reaching a maximum speed of 750km/h at 6400 meters, making it the fastest piston engine aircraft produced in Germany during World War... more...

Ship management has constantly had to evolve to take into account the advancements in technology as well as the demands of the shipping industry. Having internet access and email on board ship has meant that the ship manager has to possess certain sets of skills to function effectively in the post, including computer literacy. The emergence of large multi-national ship management companies has also changed how business is conducted and... more...

This book presents a rigorous treatment of the fundamental, mathematical behaviour of pavement structures under dynamic loading. The topic is of growing importance in economic design of aircraft runways and highway pavements. A range of modelling approaches are presented and compared with experimental data.

Ever wondered about wandering? Keen to embrace the freedom and fun of the open road? Unsure where to start? Look no further, this is the book for you. When Ali and Mike Kingston set off on their first trip in December 2002 they chucked what they thought they needed into the back of their new motorhome and set off. Now, with 4 motorhomes, on 4 continents and 130 000 miles behind them Ali really understands what it’s like to live in a little house on... more...

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A comprehensive guide to helicopter flying and flighttraining for aspiring private or professional helicopterpilots--updated for the first time in 20 years! Extensively revised to cover the latest industry advances, Learning to Fly... more...


This is the first book to collect stories of the most important Soviet aircraft, including experimental machines from the early 1900s through to the latest Russian prototypes of today. About 150 types are described, each with data and many with extensive drawings.

All common engine, chassis and electrical systems fully explained and illustrated. Topics covered include engine cycles and layouts, carburettors and fuel injection, ignition systems, clutches, gearbox, engine lubrication and cooling, wheels, tires, braking systems, suspension, steering, handling, design and electrical systems.

A brand-new edition of the classic guide on low-speed wind tunnel testing While great advances in theoretical and computational methods have been made in recent years, low-speed wind tunnel testing remains essential for obtaining the full range of data needed to guide detailed design decisions for many practical engineering problems. This long-awaited Third Edition of William H. Rae, Jr.'s landmark reference brings together essential information on all... more...

The addition of railway infrastructure can transform a train set into a railway layout.  Modelling Tunnels, Embankments, Walls and Fences for Model Railways demonstrates how to build these essential features and place them into a railway layout.  It describes the unique challenges, techniques and materials for each element, and provides plenty of practical advice on how to realistically model these crucial aspects of a... more...

Car Marques is the most detailed and comprehensive guide to car badges ever published. In 224 pages it reveals the history and design of over 90 marques from around the world, each with color illustrations and annotated diagrams. British motoring journalist Simon Heptinstall, who helped launch BBC Top Gear magazine, describes each badge, details the story behind it, and uncovers snippets of information that will delight motoring... more...