Transport technology & trades

    Celestial Navigation

    By David Berson

    Hardback £12.65

    Learn--and Appreciate--What Master Navigators Have Practiced for Centuries in This Hands-on, Friendly Approach. Celestial navigation, in all its forms, is nearly as old as mankind. Anyone who can master its intricacies stands at the end of a long line of master navigators that is centuries old--an expert among many who...

    Ballastless Tracks

    Paperback £36.42

    The extension of railways and high speed lines for transport infrastructure is an ongoing process worldwide. Ballastless tracks are used more and more. In the book planning and design experiences of 40 years are given which led to the European standard EN 16432 published in 2017.

    Contact Lines for Electric Railways: Planning, Design, Implementation, Maintenance

    By Friedrich Kiessling

    Hardback £91.71

    The book provides railway company professionals, manufacturers, students, and consultant engineers with a detailed description of the subject. They will find practical guidance for planning and implementation of systems, specifications, technical data, standards and regulations.

    Small Unmanned Fixed-wing Aircraft Design: A Practical Approach

    By Andras Sobester

    Hardback £70.88

    Small Unmanned Fixed-wing Aircraft Design is the essential guide to designing, building and testing fixed wing UAVs or drones. It deals with aircraft from two to 150 kg in weight and is based on the first-hand experiences of the world renowned UAV team at the UK s University of Southampton.

    How to Land a Plane

    By Mark Vanhoenacker

    Hardback £8.45

    Get in the cockpit, take the controls and experience the enormous wonder of how we, as a flying species, come home. And with Mark Vanhoenacker as your guide, you're guaranteed a smooth landing.

    Automobile Electrical and Electronic Systems

    By Tom Denton

    Paperback Save £1.11 = £33.88

    This textbook will help you learn all the skills you need to pass all Vehicle Electrical and Electronic Systems courses and qualifications. As electrical and electronic systems become increasingly more complex and fundamental to the workings of modern vehicles, understanding these systems is essential for automotive technicians. For students new...

    Teach Yourself to Fly

    By Nigel Tangye

    Hardback £7.25

    Learn how to fly an aeroplane with this gorgeous, lovingly reproduced classic from Mr. Nigel Tangye, a leading aeronautical journalist, author and expert flier. First published in 1938, Teach Yourself to Fly was one of the first titles published in the Teach Yourself series.

    Reeds Looseleaf Almanac 2018 inc binder

    By Perrin Towler

    Paperback Save £8.54 = £46.46

    The Reeds Looseleaf Almanac provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, including the Azores and Madeira. This is a versatile system that combines almanac and pilotage information...

    Reeds Eastern Almanac 2018

    By Perrin Towler

    Paperback Save £4.54 = £30.46

    The Reeds Eastern Almanac covers the UK east coast from Ramsgate to Cape Wrath including the Shetland and Orkney Islands, and from Niewport to Delfzjil and Helgoland. It is the complete guide for North Sea mariners, offering ready access to essential navigation information by virtue of its clear layout and...

    Reeds Western Almanac 2018

    By Perrin Towler

    Paperback Save £4.54 = £30.46

    The Reeds Western Almanac covers the coastline from Cape Wrath to Padstow as well as the whole of Ireland, and is ideal for any boater lucky enough to cruise and race in the superb waters off the coast of Western Scotland, Ireland or Western England. It offers ready access to...

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