Introduction to Flight

Hardcover | February 19, 2015

byJohn Anderson

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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.

Anderson 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.

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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. Anderson covers new developments in fl...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.1 × 7.6 × 1.6 inPublished:February 19, 2015Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0078027675

ISBN - 13:9780078027673

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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) 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

Answer Key

Index