Aerodynamics for Engineers / Edition 5by John J. Bertin, Russell M. Cummings
Pub. Date: 07/02/2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Aerodynamics for Engineers merges fundamental fluid mechanics, experimental techniques, and computational fluid dynamics techniques to build a solid foundation for the reader in aerodynamic applications from low-speed flight through hypersonic flight. Using a combination of background discussion and theory, this text explores a wide range of topics including, aerodynamic applications; compressible flow fields; calculating aerodynamic performance parameters; the effects of viscosity, compressibility, shock/boundary-layer interactions, turbulence modeling; and more. For engineers in the field who seek information about a new area, need a reference to review knowledge from their past, and/or want to find data and meaningful references from which to start on new projects.
Table of Contents1. Fluid Properties.
2. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics.
3. Dynamics of an Incompressible, Inviscid Flow Field.
4. Viscous Boundary Layers.
5. Characteristic Parameters for Airfoil and Wing Aerodynamics.
6. Incompressible Flows around Airfoils of Infinite Span.
7. Incompressible Flows about Wings of Finite Span.
8. Dynamics of a Compressible Flow Field.
9. Compressible, Subsonic Flows and Transonic Flows.
10. Two-Dimensional Supersonic Flows around Thin Airfoil.
11. Supersonic Flows Over Wings and Airplane Configurations.
12. Hypersonic Flows.
13. Aerodynamic Design Considerations.
14. Tools for Defining the Aerodynamic Environment.
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