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Basic Helicopter Aerodynamics

Seddon, John M.

Editore: Blackwell Science Ltd, 1990
ISBN 10: 0632020326 / ISBN 13: 9780632020324
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Titolo: Basic Helicopter Aerodynamics

Casa editrice: Blackwell Science Ltd

Data di pubblicazione: 1990

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Riassunto: This volume provides an introduction to helicopter aerodynamics, providing an analytical approach to solutions and aiming to provide an understanding of the phenomena involved. The book covers topics such as rotor in vertical flight, rotor mechanisms for forward flight, rotor aerodynamics for forward flight, aerodynamic design, performance, trim, stability and control.

Dal retro di copertina: Basic Helicopter Aerodynamics is widely appreciated as an easily accessible, rounded introduction to the first principles of the aerodynamics of helicopter flight. Simon Newman has brought this third edition completely up to date with a full new set of illustrations and imagery. An accompanying website contains all the calculation files used in the book, problems, solutions, PPT slides and supporting MATLAB® code.

Simon Newman addresses the unique considerations applicable to rotor UAVs and MAVs, and coverage of blade dynamics is expanded to include both flapping, lagging and ground resonance. New material is included on blade tip design, flow characteristics surrounding the rotor in forward flight, tail rotors, brown-out, blade sailing and shipborne operations.

Concentrating on the well-known Sikorsky configuration of single main rotor with tail rotor, early chapters deal with the aerodynamics of the rotor in hover, vertical flight, forward flight and climb. Analysis of these motions is developed to the stage of obtaining the principal results for thrust, power and associated quantities. Later chapters turn to the characteristics of the overall helicopter, its performance, stability and control, and the important field of aerodynamic research is discussed, with some reference also to aerodynamic design practice.

This introductory level treatment to the aerodynamics of helicopter flight will appeal to aircraft design engineers and undergraduate and graduate students in aircraft design, as well as practising engineers looking for an introduction to or refresher course on the subject.

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