Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Recent Advances in Aircraft Technology

Edited by Ramesh K. Agarwal

Washington University in St. Louis

The book describes the state of the art and latest advancements in technologies for various areas of aircraft systems. In particular it covers wide variety of topics in aircraft structures and advanced materials, control systems, electrical systems, inspection and maintenance, avionics and radar and some miscellaneous topics such as green aviation. The authors are leading experts in their fields. Both the researchers and the students should find the material useful in their work.

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Recent Advances in Aircraft TechnologyEdited by Ramesh K. Agarwal

Published: February 24th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2406

ISBN: 978-953-51-0150-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4345-1

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

125029 Total Chapter Downloads

87 Crossref Citations

116 Web of Science Citations

164 Dimensions Citations


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1. One Dimensional Morphing Structures for Advanced Aircraft

By Robert D. Vocke III, Curt S. Kothera, Benjamin K.S. Woods, Edward A. Bubert and Norman M. Wereley


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2. A Probabilistic Approach to Fatigue Design of Aerospace Components by Using the Risk Assessment Evaluation

By Giorgio Cavallini and Roberta Lazzeri


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3. Study of Advanced Materials for Aircraft Jet Engines Using Quantitative Metallography

By Juraj Belan


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4. ALLVAC 718 Plus™ Superalloy for Aircraft Engine Applications

By Melih Cemal Kushan, Sinem Cevik Uzgur, Yagiz Uzunonat and Fehmi Diltemiz


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5. Potential of MoSi2 and MoSi2-Si3N4 Composites for Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines

By Melih Cemal Kushan, Yagiz Uzunonat, Sinem Cevik Uzgur and Fehmi Diltemiz


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6. An Algorithm for Parameters Identification of an Aircraft’s Dynamics

By I. A. Boguslavsky


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7. Influence of Forward and Descent Flight on Quadrotor Dynamics

By Matko Orsag and Stjepan Bogdan


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8. Advanced Graph Search Algorithms for Path Planning of Flight Vehicles

By Luca De Filippis and Giorgio Guglieri


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9. GNSS Carrier Phase-Based Attitude Determination

By Gabriele Giorgi and Peter J. G. Teunissen


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10. A Variational Approach to the Fuel Optimal Control Problem for UAV Formations

By Andrea L’Afflitto andWassim M. Haddad


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11. Measuring and Managing Uncertainty Through Data Fusion for Application to Aircraft Identification System

By Peter Pong and Subhash Challa


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12. Subjective Factors in Flight Safety

By Jozsef Rohacs


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13. Power Generation and Distribution System for a More Electric Aircraft - A Review

By Ahmed Abdel-Hafez


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14. Power Electronics Application for More Electric Aircraft

By Mohamad Hussien Taha


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15. Key Factors in Designing In-Flight Entertainment Systems

By Ahmed Akl, Thierry Gayraud and Pascal Berthou


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16. Methods for Analyzing the Reliability of Electrical Systems Used Inside Aircrafts

By Nicolae Jula and Cepisca Costin


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17. Automatic Inspection of Aircraft Components Using Thermographic and Ultrasonic Techniques

By Marco Leo


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18. The Analysis of the Maintenance Process of the Military Aircraft

By Mariusz Wazny


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19. Review of Technologies to Achieve Sustainable (Green) Aviation

By Ramesh K. Agarwal


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20. Synthetic Aperture Radar Systems for Small Aircrafts: Data Processing Approaches

By Oleksandr O. Bezvesilniy and Dmytro M. Vavriv


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21. Avionics Design for a Sub-Scale Fault- Tolerant Flight Control Test-Bed

By Yu Gu, Jason Gross, Francis Barchesky, Haiyang Chao and Marcello Napolitano


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22. Study of Effects of Lightning Strikes to an Aircraft

By N.I. Petrov, A. Haddad, G.N. Petrova, H. Griffiths and R.T. Waters


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