Aircraft Basic Science: Student Guide

Aircraft Basic Science: Student Guide

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The material in this text is designed primarily as a resource for students of aviation technology, who are preparing for FAA aircraft and powerplant maintenance certification. The text begins with a review of practical mathematics and a general presentation of the underlying principles of physics. The revised chapter on aerodynamics provides students with a conceptual understanding of the mathematics and physics of flight. The book provides chapters on specific aspects of aircraft materials; fabrication processes; maintenance tools and techniques; and federal aviation regulations. This updated edition is consistent with FAA regulations and procedures.
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Product details

  • Paperback
  • 213.4 x 269.2 x 10.2mm | 340.2g
  • McGraw-Hill Inc.,US
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 002801815X
  • 9780028018157

Table of contents

Fundamentals of mathematics; science foundations; basic aerodynamics; airfoils and their applications; aircraft in flight; aircraft drawings; weight and balance; aircraft materials; fabrication techniques and processes; aircraft hardware; hand tools and their application; aircraft fluid lines and fittings; federal aviation regulations and publications; ground handling and safety; aircraft inspection and servicing; maintenance shop requirements and practices.
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