Aircraft Flight: A Description of the Physical Principles of Aircraft Flight (4th Revised edition)

Aircraft Flight: A Description of the Physical Principles of Aircraft Flight (4th Revised edition)

By: D.R. Philpott (author), R.H. Barnard (author)Paperback

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Aircraft Flight provides accurate physical, rather than mathematical, descriptions of the principles of aircraft flight. This popular text gives mechanical engineering and aeronautical engineering students a useful introduction to the subject. The fourth edition has been updated to include important recent developments such as unmanned air vehicles and the low orbit space-plane.

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Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction 1 Lift 2 Wings 3 The boundary layer and its control 4 Drag 5 High speed flow 6 Thrust and propulsion 7 Performance 8 Supersonic aircraft 9 Transonic aircraft 10 Aircraft control 11 Static stability 12 Dynamic stability 13 Take-off and landing 14 Structural influences Appendix: Some aerofoil characteristics References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/11/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780273730989
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780273730989
  • weight: 570
  • ISBN10: 0273730983
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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