ISBN-10:
1860583016
ISBN-13:
9781860583018
Pub. Date:
07/18/2005
Publisher:
Wiley
Aircraft Conceptual Design Synthesis / Edition 1

Aircraft Conceptual Design Synthesis / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781860583018
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/18/2005
Series: Aerospace Series , #5
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 484
Product dimensions: 6.36(w) x 8.31(h) x 1.57(d)

About the Author

Denis Howe is an aviation consultant and acknowledged expert in the field of aircraft design. He has spent his career teaching aircraft design at the postgraduate level and has an international reputation and has been involved in a number of actual aircraft designs.

Table of Contents

Notation.

Preface.

Chapter 1. The design process.

Chapter 2. Aircraft configuration.

Chapter 3. Flight regime and powerplant considerations.

Chapter 4. Fuselage layout.

Chapter 5. Configuration of the wing.

Chapter 6. Basic lift, drag and mass representations.

Chapter 7. Performance estimation.

Chapter 8. Parametric analysis and optimisation.

Chapter 9. Analysis of concept design.

Addendum 1. Landing gear considerations. 

Addendum 2. Logitudinal control and stability surfaces.

Addendum 3. Lateral control and stability surfaces.

Addendum 4. Mass prediction.

Addendum 5. Examples of synthesis procedure.

Index.

Spreadsheets.

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