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Author Kaushik, Mrinal, author

Title Essentials of aircraft armaments / Mrinal Kaushik, Prashanth Reddy Hanmaiahgari
Published Singapore : Springer, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 63 pages) : illustrations
Series SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology, 2191-530X
SpringerBriefs in applied sciences and technology. 2191-530X
Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; About the Authors; 1 Basic Concepts; Abstract; 1.1 Guns [1]; 1.2 Bombs [2]; 1.3 Missiles [3]; 1.4 Summary; References; 2 Guns; Abstract; References; 3 Bombs; Abstract; 3.1 General Purpose Bombs; 3.2 Atomic Bomb [1]; 3.2.1 Nuclear Fission; 3.2.2 Energy Release in the Fission; 3.2.3 Criticality; 3.2.4 Different Kinds of Fission Bombs; 3.3 Hydrogen Bomb [2]; 3.4 Neutron Bombs [3]; References; 4 Missiles; Abstract; 4.1 Classification of Missiles [1]; 4.1.1 Type; 4.1.2 Launch Mode; 4.1.3 Range; 4.1.4 Propulsion; 4.1.5 Warhead; 4.1.6 Guidance Systems
4.2 Missile Structure [2]4.2.1 Airframe; 4.2.2 Flight Control; 4.2.3 Guidance; 4.2.4 The Fuze; 4.2.5 Warhead; 4.3 Missile Aerodynamics [3]; 4.4 Missile Propulsion [4]; 4.4.1 Uses of Propulsion Systems; 4.5 Missile Control and Guidance [5]; 4.5.1 Control Force Generation; 4.5.2 Aerodynamic Control; 4.5.3 Thrust Vector Control; 4.5.4 Reaction Control System or Vernier Rockets; 4.6 Ballistic Missile [6]; 4.6.1 Characteristics of Long-Range Ballistic Missiles; 4.6.2 Need for Staging; 4.7 Problems Associated in Missile Launch; 4.7.1 Launchers and Ground Support Systems; References
5 Armament MaterialsAbstract; 6 The United Nations; Abstract; 6.1 United Nations Organization [1]; 6.2 The Role of United Nations in Peacekeeping [2]; References; Appendix A; Appendix B; Bibliography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 16, 2016)
Subject Airplanes, Military -- Armament.
Form Electronic book
Author Hanmaiahgari, Prashanth Reddy, author
ISBN 9789811023774 (electronic bk.)
9811023778 (electronic bk.)
(print)