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The Art of BMW: 85 Years of Motorcycling Excellence by Peter Gantriis, Fred Jakobs, Henry von Wartenberg

By Peter Gantriis, Fred Jakobs, Henry von Wartenberg

BMW begun its existence in aero-engineering--as a person who’s ever ridden one among its bikes may guess.  those are motorcycles as on the subject of airborne as any get.  And what’s extra, fifty percentage of all of the bikes BMW has synthetic are nonetheless flying down the world’s roads.  those are the simplest, and during this publication, the simplest of the easiest get their due, with incredible, full-color images of BMW’s vintage versions and specified descriptions in their positive aspects, all positioned in the context of a concise historical past of this mythical marque.  From the 1st of BMW’s motorcycles, the R32, throughout the types that catapulted the corporate out of the ruins of worldwide battle II, to the most recent motorcycles with the made over opposed-twin-cylinder “boxer” engines that introduced BMW its first fame--these are the motorcycles that made heritage, and, greater but, gave the main tough riders a flavor for flight.

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Driving future vehicles by Stig Franzen, A M Parkes, S. Franzen

By Stig Franzen, A M Parkes, S. Franzen

Brings jointly paintings on driving force behaviour, site visitors protection and human-machine interfacing by way of platforms specification, layout, evaluate and implementation for destiny vehicles.

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Brings jointly paintings on motive force behaviour, site visitors security and human-machine interfacing by way of structures specification, layout, overview and implementation for destiny vehicles. Read more...

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Flugmechanik der Hubschrauber: Technologie, das by Walter Bittner

By Walter Bittner

Hochdimensional bewegliche Systeme wie das des Hubschraubers sind ohne grundlegende Kenntnisse über ihre Eigenschaften nicht zu beherrschen. Der Autor behandelt die flugmechanischen Zusammenhänge, wesentliche Bauelemente des Hubschraubers und die Grundzüge der Leistungsrechnung, nennt Definitionen und Vereinbarungen, beschreibt die Auslegung, Abflugmasse und Leistungsfähigkeit sowie die Kosten von der Entwicklung bis zum Betrieb. Schwerpunkt ist die Flugmechanik der Hubschrauber, additionally deren flugtechnische Stabilitäten und die Steuerbarkeit, einschließlich der modernen hochfrequenten Steuerung.

In der zweiten Auflage sind Neuerungen, Erweiterungen und Ergänzungen des zentralen Wissensgebietes Flugmechanik eingearbeitet worden. Das Buch unterstützt das frühzeitige Einbringen zu erfüllender Forderungen und anzuwendender Vorschriften sowie eine Beurteilung der künftigen Flugeigenschaften und Kosten. Es spricht damit alle Personen an, die mittelbar oder unmittelbar mit Hubschraubern befasst sind, additionally die Bundeswehr (Luftwaffe, Heer, Marine), die Polizei und den Grenzschutz, die Luftrettung (z.B. ADAC, Rotes Kreuz), die zivile Luftfahrt, Ämter (z.B. BMVg, BMBF, BMWi), Hochschul- und Forschungsinstitute sowie Entwickler, Konstrukteure und Ingenieure in der Hubschrauberindustrie.

Priv.-Doz. Dipl.-Ing. Walter Bittner

hat Luft- und Raumfahrt an der TU Berlin studiert, ehe er in den Unternehmensbereich Hubschrauber von MBB eintrat. Er struggle viele Jahrzehnte an hervorragender Stelle mit der Konzeption von Hubschraubern beschäftigt. Seit 1989 hält er die Vorlesung "Flugmechanik der Hubschrauber" an der TU München und ist Lehrbeauftragter an der Universität der Bundeswehr München.

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Brake Design and Safety by Rudolf Limpert

By Rudolf Limpert

See my technical assessment of the mistakes i discovered within the first a hundred pages at http://mfes.com/rudy.htm. SAE fastened at the very least the worst of the error within the moment variation, additionally Rudy used a few rates from my evaluate of the second one textual content which I despatched to SAE prior to it used to be released within the booklet with out attribution. Whatcha gonna do?

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Intelligent Transportation Systems: Dependable Vehicular by Muhammad Alam, Joaquim Ferreira, José Fonseca

By Muhammad Alam, Joaquim Ferreira, José Fonseca

This ebook offers state-of-the-art paintings at the so much not easy study concerns relating clever transportation structures (ITS), introducing chosen, hugely suitable complicated learn on scheduling and real-time conversation for vehicular networks, in addition to fault tolerance, attempt beds and simulations for ITS. The authors outline new architectures that aid cooperative sensing in ITS and supply suggestions for the improvement of a reference end-to-end implementation. The offered effects enable complex site visitors and go back and forth administration techniques to be formulated at the foundation of trustworthy and real-time enter facts. The effectiveness of those new ideas, including the proposed structures, is classified in box trials and through simulations.

The chapters during this booklet aspect new learn findings, algorithms, protocols, and the improvement of an implementation platform for ITS that merges and integrates heterogeneous information resources right into a universal procedure. additionally, they supply a collection of complicated instruments for the keep watch over, tracking, simulation, and prediction of site visitors that bring about more secure, extra sustainable, and no more congested roads.

Work undertaken in the framework of the FP7 undertaking ICSI (Intelligent Cooperative Sensing for superior site visitors potency) is usually incorporated within the study actions addressed.

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The Corvette in the Barn: More Great Stories of Automotive by Tom Cotter

By Tom Cotter

It’s each car-guy’s fantasy—to casually peer right into a long-forgotten storage or barn or warehouse and locate the automobile he has looked for his entire lifestyles. Corvette within the Barn is a suite of real, usually outstanding, tales and essays approximately vehicle creditors and fanatics who've came across strange and fascinating vehicles, forgotten in all demeanour of destinations from barns, to old-school junkyards, to farmer’s fields. those are the tales that gasoline the goals of vehicle creditors everywhere.
 
See Tom Cotter, writer of Motorbooks “In the Barn” sequence, interviewed by way of Jay Leno on JayLenosGarage.com: http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/video/jays-book-club-the-hemi-in-the-barn/1237422/

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Advanced High Strength Sheet Steels: Physical Metallurgy, by Nina Fonstein

By Nina Fonstein

The publication covers every kind of complicated excessive power steels starting from dual-phase, journey. advanced section, martensitic, TWIP steels to 3rd new release steels, together with promising applicants as carbide loose bainitic steels, med Mn and Quenching & Partitioning processed steels. the writer offers basics of actual metallurgy of key positive aspects of constitution and dating of constitution components with mechanical houses in addition to fundamentals of processing AHSS ranging from most crucial good points of intercritical warmth remedy, with specialise in serious section variations and impression of alloying and microalloying. This ebook intends to summarize the prevailing wisdom to teach the way it can be used for optimization and adaption of metal composition, processing, and for added development of metal houses that are supposed to be urged to engineering own of metal designers, manufacturers and finish clients of AHSS in addition to to scholars of schools and Universities who take care of fabrics for automobile industry.

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Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications 2005 by Jürgen Valldorf, Wolfgang Gessner

By Jürgen Valldorf, Wolfgang Gessner

Seeing that 1995 the once a year foreign discussion board on complex Microsystems for automobile purposes (AMAA) has been held in Berlin. the development bargains a special chance for microsystems part builders, method providers and automobile brands to teach and to debate competing technological techniques of microsystems dependent suggestions in automobiles. The publication accompanying the development has tested to be a good software for the diffusion of latest suggestions and expertise effects. the current quantity together with the papers of the AMAA 2005 provides an outline at the state of the art and descriptions coming near near and mid-term R&D views. The 2005 ebook displays – as long ago – the present nation of discussions inside of undefined. greater than the former guides, the AMAA 2005 "goes again" to the technological requisites and necessary advancements for satisfying the industry wishes. the big a part of contributions facing sensors in addition to "sensor applied sciences and knowledge fusion" is exemplary for this tendency. during this context a paradigm shift might be acknowledged. some time past the advance concentrated predominantly at the detection and processing of unmarried parameters originating from unmarried sensors. at the present time, the problem more and more is composed in getting details of complicated events with a sequence of variables from varied sensors and in comparing this data. clever built-in units utilizing the knowledge deriving from many of the sensor resources may be capable of describe and investigate a site visitors state of affairs or behaviour a lot quicker and extra trustworthy than a person may be able to do. additional info is offered on www.amaa.de

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Advances in Battery Technologies for Electric Vehicles by Bruno Scrosati, Jürgen Garche, Werner Tillmetz

By Bruno Scrosati, Jürgen Garche, Werner Tillmetz

Advances in Battery applied sciences for electrical Vehicles presents an in-depth inspect the study being performed at the improvement of extra effective batteries able to lengthy distance travel.

The textual content comprises an introductory part out there for battery and hybrid electrical autos, then completely offers the most recent on lithium-ion battery technology.

Readers will locate sections on battery pack layout and administration, a dialogue of the infrastructure required for the construction of a battery powered shipping community, and assurance of the problems concerned with end-of-life administration for all these batteries.

  • Provides an in-depth inspect new study at the improvement of extra effective, lengthy distance commute batteries
  • Contains an introductory part out there for battery and hybrid electrical vehicles
  • Discusses battery pack layout and administration and the problems concerned with end-of-life administration for these kind of batteries

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