Intake Aerodynamics, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Intake Aerodynamics, Second Edition presents computational advancements and discoveries in intake aerodynamics. A companion volume to Practical Intake Aerodynamic Design, this important text considers the problem of airflow, both internal and external to air intake, as applied to civil and military aircraft. It covers the aerodynamics of subsonic and supersonic intakes in real flows, maintaining a progression through the transonic range. Also considered is the joint perspective of the airframe designer and the propulsion specialist in practical cases.

Readers will gain insight into the fluid mechanics behind the deceleration of air from free stream to engine velocity, and an understanding of air compression and external drag in extensively revised chapters reflecting progress in the field. More than 300 drawings and diagrams help to illustrate the points defined throughout the book.

Copublished with Blackwell Science Ltd. Outside the United States and Canada, order from Blackwell Science Ltd., United Kingdom, tel 44 1865 206 206.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563473616
  • Publisher: American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Series: Education Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 402
  • Product dimensions: 7.04 (w) x 9.94 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the First Edition    ix
Preface    xi
Acknowledgements  xiv
Notation List   xv
Introduction     1
Pressure Recovery of Subsonic Intakes   16
Transonic Effects in Pre-entry Flow   41
Lip Separation and Transonic Throat Flow   66
External Supersonic Compression 103
Internal Supersonic Compression 136
Additional Loss in Supersonic Intakes 153
Boundary Layer Bleeds and Diverters 169
Intake External Drag 193
Shock Oscillation of Supersonic Intakes 245
Distortion and Swirl 266
Matching and Control 290
Intakes at Incidence 307
Novel Designs and Devices 336
Techniques of Wind-Tunnel Testing and Analysis                              363
Index 403
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