Aerodynamics For Engineering Students by E. L. Houghton

Aerodynamics For Engineering Students

byE. L. Houghton, P. W. Carpenter, Steven H. Collicott

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Aerodynamics for Engineering Students, Seventh Edition,is one of the world's leading course texts on aerodynamics. It provides concise explanations of basic concepts, combined with an excellent introduction to aerodynamic theory. This updated edition has been revised with improved pedagogy and reorganized content to facilitate student learning, and includes new or expanded coverage in several important areas, such as hypersonic flow, UAV s, and computational fluid dynamics.



  • Provides contemporary applications and examples that help students see the link between everyday physical examples of aerodynamics and the application of aerodynamic principles to aerodynamic design
  • Contains MATLAB-based computational exercises throughout, giving students practice in using industry-standard computational tools
  • Includes examples in SI and Imperial units, reflecting the fact that the aerospace industry uses both systems of units
  • Improved pedagogy, including more examples and end-of-chapter problems, and additional and updated MATLAB codes

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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 inv...
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Title:Aerodynamics For Engineering StudentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:688 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 13, 2016Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0081001940

ISBN - 13:9780081001943

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PART I: INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 Basic Concepts and DefinitionsPART II: FUNDAMENTALS OF FLUID MECHANICS CHAPTER 2 Equations of Motion CHAPTER 3 Viscous Boundary Layers CHAPTER 4 Compressible FlowPART III: AERODYNAMICS OF WINGS AND BODIES CHAPTER 5 Potential Flow CHAPTER 6 Two-Dimensional Wing Theory CHAPTER 7 Wing Theory CHAPTER 8 Airfoils and Wings in Compressible FlowPART IV: APPLICATIONS OF AERODYNAMICS CHAPTER 9: Computational Fluid Dynamics CHAPTER 10 Flow Control, Planar and Rotating Wing Designs Appendix A: Symbols and Notation Appendix B: Properties of Standard Atmosphere Appendix C: A Solution of Glauert Type Integrals Appendix D: Conversion of Imperial Units to Systéme International (SI) Units