Mechanics of Flight / Edition 2

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Overview

This comprehensive volume enhances the readers understanding of the mechanics of flight through a combination of theory and applications. Topics are presented in a logical order and coverage within each is extensive, including a detailed discussion on the quaterion formulation for six-degree-of-freedom flight, which is not found in any other book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470539750
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/2/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1152
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Meet the Author

WARREN F. PHILLIPS is Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Utah State University and has more than thirty years of experience teaching engineering analysis and design. He is the author of more than fifty scientific journal publications, including thirteen Journal of Aircraft publications on aerodynamics and flight mechanics during the last four years.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Overview of Aerodynamics 1
2 Overview of Propulsion 115
3 Aircraft Performance 221
4 Longitudinal Static Stability and Trim 339
5 Lateral Static Stability and Trim 441
6 Aircraft Controls and Maneuverability 503
7 Aircraft Equations of Motion 599
8 Linearized Longitudinal Dynamics 697
9 Linearized Lateral Dynamics 765
10 Aircraft Handling Qualities and Control Response 833
11 Aircraft Flight Simulation 867
Bibliography 931
App. A Standard Atmosphere, SI Units 941
App. B Standard Atmosphere, English Units 942
Index 943
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