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Introduction to Reactive Gas Dynamics

Raymond Brun

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199552689
eISBN:
9780191720277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552689.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The high enthalpy gas flows, associating high velocities, and high temperatures, are the scene of physical and chemical processes such as molecular vibrational excitation, dissociation, ionization, ... More


Knowledge Governance for Open Innovation: Evidence from an EU R&D Collaboration

Harry Scarbrough and Kenneth Amaeshi

in Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235926
eISBN:
9780191717093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235926.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter highlights a particularly challenging arena for knowledge governance, by focussing on the issues associated with large-scale R&D programmes of ‘open innovation’. The chapter develops a ... More


Patterns and Practices in Three Traditional Manufacturing Industries: Automotive, Steel, and Aerospace

JAMES W. CORTADA

in The Digital Hand, Vol 1: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165883
eISBN:
9780199789672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes how computers came into the automotive, steel, and aerospace manufacturing industries, all of which were traditional Second Industrial Revolution parts of the economy. It ... More


Techno‐Political Partnership

Nicola Casarini

in Remaking Global Order: The Evolution of Europe-China Relations and its Implications for East Asia and the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199560073
eISBN:
9780191721168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560073.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the main reasons provided by Chinese and EU policy makers for the establishment of a comprehensive strategic partnership since Autumn 2003. It includes discussions of how policy ... More


Open trade, closed industry: the Japanese aerospace industry in the evolution of economic nationalism and implications for globalization

Toshiya Ozaki

in Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646210
eISBN:
9780191741630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646210.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter revisits the Japanese case of by asking whether Japan can and should pursue economic nationalism in the twenty-first century, or whether it should commit itself to the liberal ... More


Economic Specialization: Pathways to Change

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Industries, firms, and entrepreneurs in the Bay Area and Los Angeles did not plan the economic divergence of their regions. They faced challenges from the restructuring of the Old Economy and ... More


The Relationship Advantage: Information Technologies, Sourcing, and Management

Thomas Kern and Leslie P. Willcocks

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241927
eISBN:
9780191696985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241927.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The relationship in information technology (IT) outsourcing determines the difference between a successful, a less successful, and a failing outsourcing deal. IT managers will commonly spend seventy ... More


Relational Dynamics at British Aerospace

Thomas Kern and Leslie P. Willcocks

in The Relationship Advantage: Information Technologies, Sourcing, and Management

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241927
eISBN:
9780191696985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241927.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter discusses a case study of the outsourcing arrangement between British Aerospace (BAe) and Computer Science Corporation (CSC). The case study presents an example of a total outsourcing ... More


Relationship Management: A Cross-Case Perspective

Thomas Kern and Leslie P. Willcocks

in The Relationship Advantage: Information Technologies, Sourcing, and Management

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241927
eISBN:
9780191696985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241927.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter presents a cross-case analysis of the case studies discussed in Chapters 3–7. A cross-case analysis provides further insights into the relevance and strength of factors in any causal ... More


Critical Embedded Software: Control Software Development and V&V

Pierre-Loïc Garoche

in Formal Verification of Control System Software

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691181301
eISBN:
9780691189581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181301.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter looks at the current state of physical systems controlled by an onboard computer. Typically this covers transportation systems such as cars, aircraft, railway systems, space systems, or ... More


Brazil

Edmund Amann and Paulo N. Figueiredo

in Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646005
eISBN:
9780199949977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646005.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

This chapter analyzes the accumulation of technological capabilities among Brazilian firms in three sectors: steel, pulp and paper, and aerospace. Its central concern is to evaluate the degree to ... More


Space History Matures—and Reaches a Crossroads

Margaret A. Weitekamp

in NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066202
eISBN:
9780813065205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066202.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Margaret Weitekamp explores the state of the “New Aerospace History” field. Weitekamp re-evaluates the state of the field in space history, looking especially at the influence of race, gender, and ... More


Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng's China

Susan Greenhalgh

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253384
eISBN:
9780520941267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253384.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

China's one-child rule is unassailably one of the most controversial social policies of all time. This book draws on twenty years of research into China's population politics to explain how the ... More


Brazilian Biofuels: Distilling Solutions

Kathleen Araújo

in Low Carbon Energy Transitions: Turning Points in National Policy and Innovation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199362554
eISBN:
9780197562901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199362554.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Worldwide, transportation accounts for roughly a quarter of the total final energy demand and a similar share of energy-based carbon dioxide emissions (IEA, 2016f). ... More


The Great Shout of the Universe

Jonathan R. Eller

in Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043413
eISBN:
9780252052293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043413.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

“The Great Shout of the Universe,” Bradbury’s planetarium scenario for the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, proved too far removed from the more factual presentation that the Smithsonian expected, and ... More


JPL under Allen

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the reasons for Bruce Murray's resignation as director of JPL; he perceived a turning point in the history of the lab, from the Mariner-Voyager era of planetary exploration to ... More


External Relations and the Internal Environment

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows how the triangular relationship among the lab, Caltech, and NASA—a central characteristic of JPL—was highlighted by Murray's political activity in the early 1980s. Like the ... More


Air and Space Warfare

Christian F. Anrig

in The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198790501
eISBN:
9780191831737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790501.003.0034
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Through the prism of post-cold-war air campaigns, differing national positions of contributing European air forces, as well as their relative weights and evolving capabilities, are gauged. Since ... More


Control Systems

Pierre-Loïc Garoche

in Formal Verification of Control System Software

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691181301
eISBN:
9780691189581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181301.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter sketches the typical development of control systems and refers the reader to classical books for more details on control system design. Historically, control design started in the ... More


Civil Space: Science and Exploration

James Clay Moltz

in Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159128
eISBN:
9780231528177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159128.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes the contributions of space explorations towards science and research. It looks into the phenomena of “civil” spaceflight, which means nonmilitary and noncommercial activities in ... More


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