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Aircraft Flight: A description of the physical principles of aircraft flight
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AIRCRAFT FLIGHT: A DESCRIPTION OF THE PHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF AIRCRAFT FLIGHT

PAPERBACK BY BARNARD, R.H.; PHILPOTT, D.R.

£57.99

ISBN
9780273730989
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EDITION
4TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
384 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
26 NOV 2009

DESCRIPTION

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.

CONTENTS

AcknowledgementsIntroduction1 Lift2 Wings3 The boundary layer and its control4 Drag5 High speed flow6 Thrust and propulsion7 Performance8 Supersonic aircraft9 Transonic aircraft10 Aircraft control11 Static stability12 Dynamic stability13 Take-off and landing14 Structural influencesAppendix: Some aerofoil characteristicsReferencesIndex