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Author Schmitt, Dieter (Writer on aeronautics), author.

Title Air transport system / Dieter Schmitt, Volker Gollnick.

Published Wien : Springer, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 377 pages)
Series Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Springer Engineering eBooks 2016 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The air transport system. -- Historical development of air transport -- Market aspects -- The regulatory framework of the air transportation System -- Aircraft characteristics -- Aircraft manufacturer -- Airlines -- Airport and Infrastructure -- Air Navigation Services -- Environmental aspects of air Transport -- Challenges and competition of air Transport.
Summary The book addresses all major aspects to be considered for the design and operation of aircrafts within the entire transportation chain. It provides the basic information about the legal environment, which defines the basic requirements for aircraft design and aircraft operation. The interactions between airport, air traffic management and the airlines are described. The market forecast methods and the aircraft development process are explained to understand the very complex and risky business of an aircraft manufacturer. The principles of flight physics as basis for aircraft design are presented and linked to the operational and legal aspects of air transport including all environmental impacts. The book is written for graduate students as well as for engineers and experts, who are working in aerospace industry, at airports or in the domain of transport and logistics.
Other author Gollnick, Volker, 1964- author.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Aeronautics, Commercial.
Aircraft industry.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783709118801 electronic bk.
3709118808 electronic bk.
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-7091-1880-1