Flight Simulation

Flight Simulation

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Flight Simulation

Twelve essays by leading researchers provide a clear introduction to the basic principles, design, and applications of flight simulators. Among the topics covered are basic principles of flight dynamics, the simulation of aircraft systems, structures and cockpit systems, visual and motion systems, and instructor facilities. Other subjects discussed include the integration, testing, and acceptance of simulators and their use as a research and training tool.

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ISBN-13: 9780521357517
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2004
Series: Cambridge Aerospace Series , #1
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction to flight simulation; 2. A short history of the flight simulator; 3. Mathematical models for flight simulation; 4. Simulation of aircraft systems; 5. Structures of cockpit systems; 6. Motion systems; 7. Visual systems; 8. Instructor's facilities; 9. Integration, testing and acceptance; 10. The flight simulator as a research tool; 11, The flight simulator as a training device; 12. Résumé; References; Index.

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