Introduction to Flight

Introduction to Flight (English, Paperback, Anderson John D.)


Introduction to Flight  (English, Paperback, Anderson John D.)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    • Genre: Technology & Engineering
    • ISBN: 9780071238182, 0071238182
    • Pages: 800
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    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.

    A new Book Website includes problem solutions and PowerPoint slides of selected illustrations for class presentation.

    Key features

    • Coverage of new developments in aero, including: UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) and UCAVs (uninhabited combat aerial vehicles) in Chapter 6; application of CFD in aircraft design; and the newest spaceflight technologies.
    • Each chapter features a "Preview Box" that provides readers with a motivating rationale for learning the given chapter's material.
    • Improved learning features throughout the new edition, including updated Road Maps and Design Box features, new data, illustrations, examples and historical highlights.
    • More study tools including the addition of chapter summaries, and 15% more worked examples.
    • Approximately 35% new and/or revised problems.
    • Additional coverage of space flight vehicles, supersonic airplanes, trajectories, unmanned aircraft, and rocket staging.
    • Strong integration of historical and biographical information.
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    Book Details
    • McGraw Hill Higher Education
    Publication Year
    • July
    Table of Contents
    • 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)
      9 Propulsion
      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

    University Books Details
    • Aeronautical Engineering
    • 4th Semester
    • 29 mm
    • 231 mm
    • 185 mm
    • 1240 gr
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