Flight Simulation by J. M. RolfeFlight Simulation by J. M. Rolfe

Flight Simulation

EditorJ. M. Rolfe, K. J. Staples, Michael J. Rycroft

Paperback | May 27, 1988

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Twelve essays by leading researchers provide a clear introduction to the basic principles, design, and applications of flight simulators. Among the topics covered are basic principles of flight dynamics, the simulation of aircraft systems, structures and cockpit systems, visual and motion systems, and instructor facilities. Other subjects discussed include the integration, testing, and acceptance of simulators and their use as a research and training tool.
Title:Flight SimulationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.67 inPublished:May 27, 1988Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521357519

ISBN - 13:9780521357517


Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction to flight simulation; 2. A short history of the flight simulator; 3. Mathematical models for flight simulation; 4. Simulation of aircraft systems; 5. Structures of cockpit systems; 6. Motion systems; 7. Visual systems; 8. Instructor's facilities; 9. Integration, testing and acceptance; 10. The flight simulator as a research tool; 11, The flight simulator as a training device; 12. Résumé; References; Index.

Editorial Reviews

"...an excellent cross section of the expertise available within this specialised area." Simulation/Games for Learning