Innovation in Aeronautics Book

Innovation in Aeronautics


  • Author : T Young
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-06-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857096098

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Innovation in Aeronautics Book Description :

Innovation in aerospace design and engineering is essential to meet the many challenges facing this sector. Innovation in aeronautics explores both a range of innovative ideas and how the process of innovation itself can be effectively managed. After an introduction to innovation in aeronautics, part one reviews developments including biologically-inspired technologies, morphing aerodynamic concepts, jet engine design drivers, and developments underpinned by digital technologies. The environment and human factors in innovation are also explored as are trends in supersonic passenger air travel. Part two goes on to examine change and the processes and management involved in innovative technology development. Challenges faced in aeronautical production are the focus of part three, which reviews topics such as intellectual property and patents, risk mitigation and the use of lean engineering. Finally, part four examines key issues in what makes for successful innovation in this sector. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Innovation in aeronautics is an essential guide for all those involved in the design and engineering of aerospace structures and systems. Explores a range of innovative aerospace design ideas Discusses how the process of innovation itself can be effectively managed Reviews developments including biologically-inspired technologies, morphing aerodynamic concepts, jet engine design drivers and developments underpinned by digital technologies

NASA innovation in aeronautics Book

NASA innovation in aeronautics


  • Author : Clayton J. Bargsten
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Aeronautics
  • Pages : 61
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:755934541

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Innovation and the Development of Flight Book

Innovation and the Development of Flight


  • Author : Roger D. Launius
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 335
  • ISBN 10 : 0890968764

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Innovation and the Development of Flight Book Description :

Perhaps no technological development in the century has more fundamentally transformed human life than the airplane and its support apparatus. The nature of flight, and the activities that it has engendered throughout the world, makes the development of aviation technology an important area of investigation. Why did aeronautical technology take the shape it did? Which individuals and organizations were involved in driving it? What factors influenced particular choices of technologies to be used? More importantly, how has innovation affected this technology? Innovation and the Development of Flight, a first strike at the “new aviation history,” represents a significant transformation of the field by relating the subject to larger issues of society, politics, and culture, taking a more sophisticated view of the technology that few historians have previously attempted. This volume moves beyond a focus on the artifact to emphasize the broader role of the airplane and, more importantly, the entire technological system. This suggests that many unanswered questions are present in the development of modern aviation and that inquisitive historians seek to know the relationships of technological systems to the human mind. Some of the subjects discussed are early aeronautical innovation and government patronage; the evolution of relationships among airports, cities, and industry; the relationship of engine development to the entire aviation industry; the Department of Commerce’s influence on light plane development; pressure in the Air Force for the development of jet engines; and lessons of the National Aerospace Plane Program. Aviation historians and historians of technology will find Innovation and the Development of Flight a valuable examination of aeronautical innovation providing foundations for continued explorations of this field.

Innovation for Sustainable Aviation in a Global Environment Book

Innovation for Sustainable Aviation in a Global Environment


  • Author : D. Knorzer
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Transportation
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614990628

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Innovation for Sustainable Aviation in a Global Environment Book Description :

"This book, published by the European Commission, brings together about 80 papers selected by a Scientific Advisory Committee with the intention to make broadly known the main themes and issues addressed on the occasion of this Convention. Given the strategic importance of the latter, these post-conference proceedings constitute a reference document providing an overview on aeronautical research within Europe more particularly devoted to Commission supported programmes and networks"--Back cover.

Aeronautics Innovation Book

Aeronautics Innovation


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2006-07-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309101882

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Aeronautics Innovation Book Description :

NASA is a global leader in aeronautics research and development â€" fostering advances in aviation safety and emissions, propulsion technology, and many other areas. And the agency's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) has played a vital role in the U.S. aeronautics industry. In recent years, the directorate's leaders and experts outside the agency have sought ways to speed innovative uses of ARMD's research results. But the directorate faces management challenges that make it difficult for such applications to succeed â€" or to occur at all. This report from the National Academies' National Research Council, offers the agency guidance on how to manage the transfer of technology to external users, as well as implement flexible personnel and financial-management practices. The report also points out problems that stem from a lack of agreement on ARMD's future direction and several years of federal budget cuts.

Innovation in Flight Book

Innovation in Flight


  • Author : National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-09-09
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 1549706357

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Innovation in Flight Book Description :

This NASA publication provides an overview of the topic of revolutionary research in aeronautics at Langley, including many examples of research efforts that offer significant potential benefits, but have not yet been applied. The discussion also includes an overview of how innovation and creativity is stimulated within the Center, and a perspective on the future of innovation. The documentation of this topic, especially the scope and experiences of the example research activities covered, is intended to provide background information for future researchers. Innovation: The Seed Corn of Tomorrow * Selected Examples of Langley's Research On Revolutionary Advanced Concepts * Supersonic Civil Aircraft * The Blended Wing Body * Synthetic Vision * Laminar-Flow Control * Upper Surface Blowing * Control of Aeroelastic Response * The Joined Wing * The Vortex Flap * Innovative Control Effectors * Personal Air Transportation Concepts * The Future of Innovation: Priming the Pump The objective of this publication is to discuss the importance of innovation and the role of revolutionary advanced concepts within the aeronautics research community, and to provide information on typical advanced research projects conducted by Langley and its partners on topics that have not yet been applied by the military or civil aviation industry to production aircraft. Detailed information is first provided to describe each advanced concept, the projected benefits that could be provided if the technology is applied, and the challenges faced by the NASA research team to reduce the risk of application. Next, descriptions of specific research activities on the concepts identify the key projects, accomplishments, personnel, and facilities involved in the development of each concept. Finally, perspectives are provided on the current status of the subject concepts, including discussions of factors or future events that might intensify interest in their use for future applications. Many of the concepts

Airline Industry Book

Airline Industry


  • Author : Nawal K. Taneja
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-23
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317183075

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Airline Industry Book Description :

Many business sectors have been, and are being, forced to compete with new competitors-disrupters of some sort-who have found new ways to create and deliver new value for customers often through the use of technology that is coupled with a new underlying production or business model, and/or a broad array of partners, including, in some cases, customers themselves. Think about the disruption created by Apple by the introduction of the iPod and iTunes, and by Netflix within the entertainment sectors using partners within the ecosystem; think of Uber that didn’t build an app around the taxi business but rather built a mobility business around the app to improve customer experience. Airline Industry considers whether the airline industry is poised for disruptive innovations from inside or outside of the industry. Although airlines have a long history of continuous improvements and innovation, few of their innovations can be classified as disruptive innovations. The few disruptive innovations that did emerge were facilitated, for example by new technology (jet aircraft) and government policy (deregulation). Now there are new forces in play-customers who expect to receive products that are more personalized and experience-based throughout the entire journey, new customer interfaces (via social media), advanced information systems and analytics, financially powerful airlines based in emerging nations, and the rise of unencumbered entrepreneurs who think differently as well as platform-focused integrators.

European Aeronautics Book

European Aeronautics


  • Author : Javier Alfonso-Gil
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-12-31
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540356479

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European Aeronautics Book Description :

The book covers both the analysis of the major producer of civil aircraft (EADS/Airbus) located in the region and its relation with the cluster of enterprises within those regions. It studies the organization of production, the creation of knowledge within the industry, the concentration and competition among the two global producers, the overall financial situation of the sector, the specialization and specification of the different territories.

Aviation Design and Innovation Book

Aviation Design and Innovation


  • Author : Lucy Budd
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-10-21
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 282
  • ISBN 10 : 1472451600

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Aviation Design and Innovation Book Description :

In order to facilitate the safe, efficient and cost effective exchange of passengers and cargo between ground and sky airports require the provision of adequate runways, aircraft manoeuvring areas, cargo sheds and passenger processing facilities. Airports are capital intensive facilities and planning errors which result in the over or under-provision of capacity are both costly and problematic to rectify and so understanding the optimal configuration of passenger terminals is paramount. Of course, the design of passenger terminal buildings is influenced not only by levels of demand, the commercial requirements of airlines and tenant companies, the availability of investment funds and political influence but also by the aircraft that will be using the facility both now and in the future. Indeed, the introduction of the first generation of passenger jets in the 1950s and higher-capacity wide-bodied aircraft in the late 1960s required not only the expansion of gate areas and passenger processing facilities but also the introduction of new technologies such as the travelator, the baggage reclaim carousel and the airbridge. The introduction of the A380 'Super Jumbo' into revenue passenger service in 2007 similarly demanded a reconfiguration of the airports it serves and practitioners need to be cognisant of the options for accommodating a new generation of large aircraft. While large aircraft generally require a lengthy turn around period between flights and the extensive provision of expensive fixed ground support infrastructure, low cost carriers pursue a business model based on very short turnarounds and minimal use of airport infrastructure assets such as airbridges. One of the main challenges facing airport operators is how to accommodate the diverse and dynamic requirements of different operators and these issues are addressed in this Volume. Traditionally, aircraft were made and manufactured by small companies within one country but as costs have increased and tec

Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics Book

Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2006-10-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309101585

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Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics Book Description :

The U.S. air transportation system is very important for our economic well-being and national security. The nation is also the global leader in civil and military aeronautics, a position that needs to be maintained to help assure a strong future for the domestic and international air transportation system. Strong action is needed, however, to ensure that leadership role continues. To that end, the Congress and NASA requested the NRC to undertake a decadal survey of civil aeronautics research and technology (R&T) priorities that would help NASA fulfill its responsibility to preserve U.S. leadership in aeronautics technology. This report presents a set of strategic objectives for the next decade of R&T. It provides a set of high-priority R&T challengesâ€"-characterized by five common themesâ€"-for both NASA and non-NASA researchers, and an analysis of key barriers that must be overcome to reach the strategic objectives. The report also notes the importance of synergies between civil aeronautics R&T objectives and those of national security.

Continuous Improvement of NASA s Innovation Ecosystem Book

Continuous Improvement of NASA s Innovation Ecosystem


  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309495073

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Continuous Improvement of NASA s Innovation Ecosystem Book Description :

On November 29-30, 2018, in Washington, D.C., the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held the Workshop on the Continuous Improvement of NASA's Innovation Ecosystem. The workshop was requested by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Office of the Chief Technologist with the goal of identifying actionable and implementable initiatives that could build on NASA's current innovation culture to reach a future state that will ensure the agency's continued success in the evolving aerospace environment. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Book

An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2009-03-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN 10 : 0309177308

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An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Book Description :

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is one of the largest examples of U.S. public-private partnerships. Founded in 1982, SBIR was designed to encourage small business to develop new processes and products and to provide quality research in support of the many missions of the U.S. government, including health, energy, the environment, and national defense. In response to a request from the U.S. Congress, the National Research Council assessed SBIR as administered by the five federal agencies that together make up 96 percent of program expenditures. This book, one of six in the series, reports on the SBIR program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and finds that the program is making significant progress in achieving the Congressional goals for the program. Keeping in mind NASA's unique mission and the recent significant changes to the program, the committee found the SBIR program to be sound in concept and effective in practice at NASA.. The book recommends programmatic changes that should make the SBIR program even more effective in achieving its legislative goals.

Space Operations  Contributions from the Global Community Book

Space Operations Contributions from the Global Community


  • Author : Craig Cruzen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-03-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 718
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319519418

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Space Operations Contributions from the Global Community Book Description :

This book includes a selection of 30 reviewed and enhanced manuscripts published during the 14th SpaceOps Conference held in May 2016 in Daejeon, South Korea. The selection was driven by their quality and relevance to the space operations community. The papers represent a cross-section of three main subject areas: · Mission Management – management tasks for designing, preparing and operating a particular mission. · Spacecraft Operations – preparation and implementation of all activities to operate a space vehicle (crewed and uncrewed) under all conditions. · Ground Operations – preparation, qualification, and operations of a mission dedicated ground segment and appropriate infrastructure including antennas, control centers, and communication means and interfaces. This book promotes the SpaceOps Committee’s mission to foster the technical interchange on all aspects of space mission operations and ground data systems while promoting and maintaining an international community of space operations experts.

Aeronautical Technologies for the Twenty First Century Book

Aeronautical Technologies for the Twenty First Century


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1992-02-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309047326

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Aeronautical Technologies for the Twenty First Century Book Description :

Prepared at the request of NASA, Aeronautical Technologies for the Twenty-First Century presents steps to help prevent the erosion of U.S. dominance in the global aeronautics market. The book recommends the immediate expansion of research on advanced aircraft that travel at subsonic speeds and research on designs that will meet expected future demands for supersonic and short-haul aircraft, including helicopters, commuter aircraft, "tiltrotor," and other advanced vehicle designs. These recommendations are intended to address the needs of improved aircraft performance, greater capacity to handle passengers and cargo, lower cost and increased convenience of air travel, greater aircraft and air traffic management system safety, and reduced environmental impacts.

NASA s Aeronautics Research and Technology Base Book

NASA s Aeronautics Research and Technology Base


  • Author : National Research Council (U.S.). Ad Hoc Aeronautics Assessment Committee
  • Publisher : National Academies
  • Release Date : 1979
  • Genre: Aeronautics
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : NAP:15635

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OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy  France 2014 Book

OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy France 2014


  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-12-19
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9789264214026

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OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy France 2014 Book Description :

This report compares the performance of the French innnovation systems with that of other countries and presents the conclusions of interviews with 30 key actors in the French research and innovation system.

The Aeronautical Journal Book

The Aeronautical Journal


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Aeronautics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015058914535

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