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Space Transportation

A Systems Approach to Analysis and Design

Walter E. Hammond (author)

ISBN: 9781563470325

Publication Date: Sep 1999

Format: Mixed media product

£94.20 Inc. VAT

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This practical book gives the young professional all the information needed to know how to get started in the space business. It takes the reader step by step through processes for systems engineering and acquisition, design and development, cost analysis, and programme planning and analysis. The reader will find the systems engineering and design process that applies to all space transportation systems, then the overall system architecture considerations that also apply to all space transportation systems. There is also detailed coverage of space launch vehicles by class, including the current space shuttle, other manned reusable systems, expendable systems, and future systems. A companion CD-ROM contains oversize figures and the Operations Simulation and Analysis Modelling Systems software.
Illustrations Illustrations, maps
Pages 725
Dimensions 230 x mm
Date Published 30 Sep 1999
Publisher American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Subject/s Aerospace & aviation technology   Astronautics  
  • Systems Engineering and Acquisition
  • Systems Design Considerations
  • Transportation System Architecture and Infrastructures
  • The US Space Shuttle
  • Expendable Space Transportation Systems
  • Reusable Space Launch Vehicles
  • Operations and Support Systems
  • Systems Cost Analysis
  • Systems and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization
  • Systems Technology Development
  • Programme Planning
  • Management and Evaluation
  • Related Topics - Future Systems
  • Appendix - Space Transportation System Design Models

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