Noted for its highly readable style, the new edition of this bestseller provides an updated overview of aeronautical and aerospace engineering. Introduction to Flight blends history and biography with discussion of engineering concepts, and shows the development of flight through this perspective.
This edition covers new developments in flight, including unmanned aerial vehicles, uninhabited combat aerial vehicles, and applications of CFD in aircraft design. Many new and revised problems have been added in this edition. Chapter learning features help readers follow the text discussion while highlighting key engineering and industry applications.
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John D. Anderson, Jr. is the Curator of Aerodynamics at the National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian Institute and Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland.Contenuti:
1 The First Aeronautical Engineers
2 Fundamental Thoughts
3 The Standard Atmosphere
4 Basic Aerodynamics
5 Airfoils, Wings, and Other Aerodynamics Shapes
6 Elements of Airplane Performance
7 Principles of Stability and Control
8 Space Flight (Astronautics)
10 Flight Vehicle Structures and Materials
11 Hypersonic Vehicles
Appendix A Standard Atmosphere, SI Units
Appendix B Standard Atmosphere, English Engineering Units
Appendix C Symbols and Conversion Factors
Appendix D Airfoil Data
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