Principles of Helicopter Aerodynamics / Edition 2

Principles of Helicopter Aerodynamics / Edition 2

by J. Gordon Leishman D.Sc.(Eng.), Ph.D., F.R.Ae.S.
     
 

This book is a modern treatment of aerodynamic principles of helicopters and rotating-wing vertical lift aircraft.See more details below

Overview

This book is a modern treatment of aerodynamic principles of helicopters and rotating-wing vertical lift aircraft.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521858601
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/24/2006
Series:
Cambridge Aerospace Series, #12
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
864
Sales rank:
1,001,638
Product dimensions:
7.13(w) x 10.31(h) x 1.65(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; Acknowledgements; List of main symbols; 1. Introduction: a history of helicopter flight; 2. Fundamentals of rotor aerodynamics; 3. Blade element analysis; 4. Rotating blade motion; 5. Helicopter performance; 6. Aerodynamics design of helicopters; 7. Aerodynamics of rotor airfoils; 8. Unsteady airfoil behavior; 9. Dynamic stall; 10. Rotor wakes and blade tip vortices; 11. Rotor-airframe interaction aerodynamics; 12. Autogiros and gyroplanes; 13. Aerodynamics of wind turbines; 14. Computational methods for helicopter aerodynamics; Appendix; Index.

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