The Royal Aeronautical Society endorses new Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering

Added on 09 November 2010 by Peter Bradfield

Press Release - 9th November 2010

During a presentation ceremony at the Royal Aeronautical Society the President of the Society, AVM David Couzens, accepted a copy of the brand new Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering. The presentation took place at the Society’s London headquarters, No 4 Hamilton Place on 3rd November. Many Members of the Royal Aeronautical Society have contributed to the Encyclopedia, which represents a major publishing initiative to establish a high quality, print and online reference work that will enhance education, training and research in this complex and demanding field.

Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd the Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering is the first largescale reference work to address the entire range of engineering and scientific principles of air and spacecraft design, construction and operation. In nine themed volumes it provides an unparalleled exposition of essential scientific concepts and their application to current engineering practice, laying a foundation for further research and study in specialist information sources. Extensive cross-referencing and online updating will ensure its unique, ongoing contribution to the engineering literature.

In recognition of the Society’s endorsement of, and contribution to, the Encyclopedia AVM David Couzens was presented with a copy for the Society’s National Aerospace Library. AVM Couzens commented “I am particularly impressed with the depth of research and information contained in the Encyclopedia. Many Society members have been able to contribute on a wide range of subjects making this Encyclopedia an invaluable and comprehensive reference source. The Society, along with our colleagues from the AIAA, are proud to have been associated with this endeavour.”

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Notes for Editors: About the Royal Aeronautical Society

The Royal Aeronautical Society is the world’s only professional body dedicated to the entire aerospace community. Established in 1866 to further the art, science and engineering of aeronautics, the Society has been at the forefront of developments in aerospace ever since.

The Society promotes the highest professional standards in all aerospace disciplines and is a key provider of specialist information on aspects of aerospace. In addition the Society acts as a central forum for the exchange of ideas and plays a leading role in influencing opinion on aerospace matters. There are currently over 17,000 members of the Royal Aeronautical Society in 100+ countries; members meet regularly via the Society’s network of 60+ Branches and Divisions. More than 175 companies and organisations have become Corporate Partners of the Society while the Society also features 24 groups focusing on specialist areas with the aerospace industry. Every year the Society holds 400+ conferences, lectures and events.

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