Aircraft Performance / Edition 1

Aircraft Performance / Edition 1

by W. Austyn Mair, David L. Birdsall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521568366

ISBN-13: 9780521568364

Pub. Date: 03/28/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book describes the principles and equations required for evaluating the performance of an aircraft. After introductory chapters on the atmosphere, basic flight theory, and drag, the book goes on to consider in detail the estimation of climbing performance, the relevant characteristics of power plants, takeoff and landing performance, range, and turning

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Overview

This book describes the principles and equations required for evaluating the performance of an aircraft. After introductory chapters on the atmosphere, basic flight theory, and drag, the book goes on to consider in detail the estimation of climbing performance, the relevant characteristics of power plants, takeoff and landing performance, range, and turning performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521568364
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Series:
Cambridge Aerospace Series, #5
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Aerodynamic foundations; Basic flight theory; Drag equations; Climbing performance; Power plants; Take-off and landing performance; Fuel consumption, range and endurance; Turning performance; Vectored thrust; Transonic and supersonic flight; Appendices.

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