Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering, 1st Edition

  • Angie Smibert
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629685259
  • ISBN-13: 9781629685250
  • DDC: 629.13334
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Readers will marvel at the incredible engineering accomplishments in each of these engaging books. Through up-close examinations of three major projects, readers learn about core science and engineering concepts and principles at work in the discipline. The books also explore the tools used by engineers in their work, as well as issues that regularly come into play in the world of engineering, such as availability of resources and environmental impacts. Each book concludes with a forward look at the future of the discipline. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
1: Making Giant Leaps Possible.
2: Aerospace Engineering.
3: Designing a Moon Rocket.
4: Flying the Saturn V.
5: Cooperation in Space.
6: Keeping the Station Safe.
7: Developing the Superjumbo.
8: Going into Service.
9: New Frontiers.
Hands-On Project: Testing Paper Airplanes.
Planning a Career.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.
About the Consultant.