Aircraft Flight

Aircraft Flight : A description of the physical principles of aircraft flight

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The first edition of Aircraft Flight, published in 1989 broke new ground in the field of technical aviation literature by providing accurate physical, rather than mathematical, descriptions of the principles of aircraft flight. The book has subsequently established itself as a popular and respected introduction to the study of aeronautics, and is now on the recommended reading lists for aerospace and aeronautical engineering courses at a large number of Universities and Colleges around the world. In this third edition, the text and illustrations have been updated, and some important improvements have been incorporated. As an aid to student project work, the characteristics of three representative types of aerofoil section have been added in a new more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 156 x 230 x 18mm | 3,120.75g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • references, index
  • 0131200437
  • 9780131200432
  • 1,710,403

Table of contents

AcknowledgementsIntroduction 1. Lift2. Wings3. The Boundary layer and its control4. Drag5. High Speed Flow6. Trust and Propulsion7. Performance8. Supersonic Aircraft9. Transonic Aircraft10. Aircraft Control11. Static Stability12. Dynamic Stability13. Take-off and Landing14. Structural Influences AppendixReferencesIndexshow more

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