Already one of the leading course texts on aerodynamics in the UK, the sixth edition welcomes a new US-based author team to keep the text current. The sixth edition has been revised to include the latest developments in compressible flow, computational fluid dynamics, and contemporary applications. Computational methods have been expanded and updated to reflect the modern approaches to aerodynamic design and research in the aeronautical industry and elsewhere, and new examples of 'the aerodynamics around you' have been added to link theory to practical understanding.
Daniel Valentine is a Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University and Affiliate Director of the Clarkson Space Grant Program which is part of the New York NASA Space Grant Consortium. This program has provided support for undergraduate research appointments, and for graduate students. He is currently investigating the nonlinear dynamics of two-dimensional, Navier-Stokes flows as part of his work on the development of computational methods to solve fluid dynamics problems. He is also working on the flow-structure interaction of long-span bridges, unsteady hydrodynamics and offshore renewable energy. Other activities include investigations to develop a computational method to predict the effect of a marine propulsor on wave resistance of ships, to examine the effect of density stratification on rotating flows, to develop computational tools to predict the time-averaged properties of high-Reynolds number flows among other fluid mechanics problems.
Chapter 1: Basic Concepts and Definitions Chapter 2: Fundamental Equations of Fluid Mechanics Chapter 3: Potential Flow Chapter 4: Two-Dimensional Wing Theory Chapter 5: Wing theory Chapter 6: Compressible Flow Chapter 7: Airfoils and Wings in Compressible Flow Chapter 8: Viscous Flow and Boundary Layers Chapter 9: Flow Control and Wing Design Chapter 10: Propulsion Devices Appendix A: Symbols and Notation Appendix B Appendix C: A Solution of Integrals of the Type of Glauert's Integral Appendix D: Conversion of Imperial Units to Systeme International (SI) Units
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6th Revised edition
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