This authoritative, heavily-illustrated reference features a comprehensive A-Z compilation of 7,000 terms and definitions encompassing all key areas of aviation: military, commercial, and general aviation -- highlighted by 2,400 illustrations that clarify and illuminate the expert text. If it concerns aviation, you'll find it in Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation: Navigation Meteorology Air Traffic Control Airports Aviation Medicine Avionics Aircraft Equipment Aircraft Engineering Aerial Photography Aircraft Operations Aviation Acronyms Aerodynamics And much more Written by an author with almost four decades of air military experience, this combination dictionary, reference, and learning tool will be of value to the full-spectrum of aviation industry professionals -- pilots, engineers, administrators, government agency personnel, air traffic controllers, mechanics and technicians, corporate flight departments -- as well as students and serious aviation hobbyists.
An updated reference for aviation industry professionals provides comprehensive coverage of more than 10,000 terms, phrases and acronyms as well as helpful appendices that contain the periodic table, the phonetic alphabet and Morse code. Original.
This dictionary gives an enormous amount of basic information on the Third Reich era by listing, and often depicting, German terms connected to Nazism and the Germany of World War II. It includes ranks, badges, insignia, regalia, medals, flags and banners, weapons, uniforms, equipment, vehicles, fortifications, airplanes, battleships, main Nazi concepts and organizations, slogans, sayings, code names, nicknames, slang words, places of importance, events and battles, treaties and alliances, industry and economics, justice, art, religion, education, political parties, newspapers, laws, institutions, and short biographies of Nazi leaders. To make the rise of Nazism comprehensible, aspects of the Weimar Republic have also been considered. In all there are 1,650 entries and 234 illustrations.
Introducing Course Design in English for Specific Purposes is an accessible and practical introduction to the theory and practice of developing ESP courses across a range of disciplines. The book covers the development of courses from needs analysis to assessment and evaluation, and also comes with samples of authentic ESP courses provided by leading ESP practitioners from a range of subject and global contexts. Included in this book are: The basics of ESP course design The major current theoretical perspectives on ESP course design Tasks, reflections and glossary to help readers consolidate their understanding Resources for practical ESP course development Examples of authentic ESP courses in areas such as business, aviation and nursing Introducing Course Design in English for Specific Purposes is essential reading for pre-service and in-service teachers, and students studying ESP and applied linguistics.
Release on 2006 | by National Fire Protection Association
Author: National Fire Protection Association
Pubpsher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Illustrated dictionary features approximately 4,000 firefighting, fire safety and electrical terms and their definitions. Special features of this dictionary include reference to NFPA code of origin following each definition, a complete listing of NFPA's standards and common firefighting acronyms.
Release on 2013-05-02 | by Xerxes Mazda,Fraidoon Mazda
Author: Xerxes Mazda,Fraidoon Mazda
Pubpsher: Taylor & Francis
Category: Technology & Engineering
The Focal Illustrated dictionary of Telecommunications is an invaluable resource for anyone studying, entering, or already working in the telecommunications industry. * Written by experts with specialist knowledge * Contains essential data for on-the-job use * Includes over 6,000 terms, definitions and acronyms * Has over 350 line drawings * The most comprehensive reference source of this nature A Technical Manager for Nortel Networks, Fraidoon Mazda has held various senior technical posts within the electronics and telecommunications industries. He is editor of the Telcommunications Engineer's Reference Book, now in its second edition, and has also edited a series of eight pocketbooks derived from this major work. Since obtaining his PhD from Cambridge University, Dr. Xerxes Mazda has worked at the Science Museum, London, in various research and management positions. He is currently the Associate Curator of Communications.