Unmanned Aircraft Systems : UAVS Design, Development and Deployment, by Austin, Reg
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- ISBN: 9780470058190 | 0470058196
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 5/24/2010
A systematic overview of the design, development and deployment of this rapidly expanding and significant technologyThe book shows how the various engineering disciplines - eg:- aerodynamics, electronics, economics, and material structures, optics, thermodynamics, etc. - are integrated into the design, and are employed in the development and deployment of UAV systems. There are chapters on the definition of unmanned aircraft systems, their raison d'etre, their history, process of development and modus operandi. Depicts a rapidly expanding industry that is burgeoning with new and would-be new designers, manufacturers and operators Authored by a leading industry expert with 40 years experience directing and controlling several UAV programmes Brings together the knowledge needed for guidance in the design, development and operation of UAV systemsThis title is a valuable addition to the Aerospace Series.