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Understanding Flight, Second Edition
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UNDERSTANDING FLIGHT, SECOND EDITION

PAPERBACK BY ANDERSON, DAVID W.; EBERHARDT, SCOTT

£33.99

ISBN
9780071626965
IMPRINT
MCGRAW-HILL PROFESSIONAL
 
 
EDITION
2ND EDITION
PUBLISHER
MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION - EUROPE
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
LOW STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
320 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 SEP 2009

DESCRIPTION

Discover how planes get--and stay--airborne Now you can truly master an understanding of the phenomenon of flight. This practical guide is the most intuitive introduction to basic flight mechanics available. Understanding Flight, Second Edition, explains the principles of aeronautics in terms, descriptions, and illustrations that make sense--without complicated mathematics. Updated to include helicopter flight fundamentals and aircraft structures, this aviation classic is required reading for new pilots, students, engineers, and anyone fascinated with flight. Understanding Flight, Second Edition, covers: Physics of flight Wing design and configuration Stability and control Propulsion High-speed flight Performance and safety Aerodynamic testing Helicopters and autogyros Aircraft structures and materials

CONTENTS

Introduction Chapter 1. Principles of Flight Chapter 2. Wings Chapter 3. Stability and Control Chapter 4. Airplane Propulsion Chapter 5. High-Speed Flight Chapter 6. Airplane Performance Chapter 7. Aerodynamic Testing Chapter 8. Helicopters and Autogyros Chapter 9. Structures Appendix A. Basic Concepts Appendix B. Misapplications of Bernoulli's Principle Index