Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

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Author: John David Anderson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science Engineering

ISBN: 9780072373356

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 892

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In keeping with the successful previous edition, Anderson carries over the second edition content into the third edition while adding selected topics and examples. New coverage on the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and new illustrations to help the students to understand the basic conepts. More than a dozen "design boxes" are included to help students focus on the practical applications.

Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

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Author: John D. Anderson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781259010286

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1098

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John D. Anderson's textbooks in aeronautical and aerospace engineering have been a cornerstone of McGraw-Hill's success in the engineering discipline for more than two decades. The fifth SI edition of Fundamentals of Aerodynamics continues to offer the most reliable, interesting and up-to-date resources for students and teachers of aerodynamics. Users of past editions will appreciate the continued use of design boxes, historical contents, plentiful worked examples, chapter-opening road maps and other pedagogical features that play a supporting role in Anderson's focus on fundamental concepts. NEW FEATURES * New sections on airplane lift and drag, the blended-wing-body concept, the origin of the swept-wing concept, supersonic flow over cones, hypersonic viscous flow and aerodynamic heating and the design of hypersonic waverider configurations. * Many additional worked examples and homework problems to provide even more key concept practice for students. * Shortened and streamlined Part 4, "Viscous Flow".

Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

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Author: John Anderson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259129919

Category: Science

Page: 1152

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Fundamentals of Aerodynamics is meant to be read. The writing style is intentionally conversational in order to make the book easier to read. The book is designed to talk to the reader; in part to be a self-teaching instrument. Learning objectives have been added to each chapter to reflect what is believed to be the most important items to learn from that particular chapter. This edition emphasizes the rich theoretical and physical background of aerodynamics, and marbles in many historical notes to provide a background as to where the aerodynamic technology comes from. Also, new with this edition, are "Integrated Work Challenges" that pertain to the chapter as a whole, and give the reader the opportunity to integrate the material in that chapter, in order to solve a "bigger picture". McGraw-Hill Education's Connect, is also available as an optional, add on item. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, how they need it, so that class time is more effective. Connect allows the professor to assign homework, quizzes, and tests easily and automatically grades and records the scores of the student's work. Problems are randomized to prevent sharing of answers an may also have a "multi-step solution" which helps move the students' learning along if they experience difficulty.

Fundamentals of Modern Unsteady Aerodynamics

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Author: Ülgen Gülçat

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642147616

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 341

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In this textbook, the author introduces the concept of unsteady aerodynamics and its underlying principles. He provides the readers with a full review of fundamental physics of the free and the forced unsteadines, the terminology and basic equations of aerodynamics ranging from incompressible flow to hypersonics. The book also covers the modern topics concerning the developments made during the last years, especially in relation to wing flappings for propulsion. The book is written for graduate and senior year undergraduate students in Aerodynamics, and it serves as a reference for experienced researchers. Each chapter includes ample examples, questions, problems and relevant references.

Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

Physics, Physics

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478458720

Category: Education

Page: 228

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Fundamentals of Aerodynamics. In this book, you will learn topics such as Fundamentals of Inviscid, Incompressible Flow, Incompressible over Airfoils, Incompressible Flow over Finite Wings, and Three-Dimensional Incompressible Flow plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Grenzschicht-Theorie

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Author: H. Schlichting,Klaus Gersten

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662075547

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 852

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Die Überarbeitung für die 10. deutschsprachige Auflage von Hermann Schlichtings Standardwerk wurde wiederum von Klaus Gersten geleitet, der schon die umfassende Neuformulierung der 9. Auflage vorgenommen hatte. Es wurden durchgängig Aktualisierungen vorgenommen, aber auch das Kapitel 15 von Herbert Oertel jr. neu bearbeitet. Das Buch gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über den Einsatz der Grenzschicht-Theorie in allen Bereichen der Strömungsmechanik. Dabei liegt der Schwerpunkt bei den Umströmungen von Körpern (z.B. Flugzeugaerodynamik). Das Buch wird wieder den Studenten der Strömungsmechanik wie auch Industrie-Ingenieuren ein unverzichtbarer Partner unerschöpflicher Informationen sein.

Fundamentals Of Compressible Flow

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Author: S. M. Yahya

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122414684

Category: Aerodynamics

Page: 698

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The Subject Of Compressible Flow Or Gas Dynamics Deals With The Thermo-Fluid Dynamic Problems Of Gases And Vapours. It Is Now An Important Part Of The Undergraduate And Postgraduate Curricula. Fundamentals Of Compressible Flow Covers This Subject In Fourteen Well Organised Chapters In A Lucid Style. A Large Mass Of Theoretical Material And Equations Has Been Supported By A Number Of Figures And Graphical Depictions. Author'S Sprawling Teaching Experience In This Subject And Allied Areas Is Reflected In The Clarity, And Systematic And Logical Presentation. Salient Features * Begins With Basic Definitions And Formulas. * Separate Chapters On Adiabatic Flow, Isentropic Flow And Rate Equations. * Li>Includes Basics Of The Atmosphere, And Measuring Techniques.Separate Sections On Wind Tunnels, Laser Techniques, Hot Wires And Flow Measurement. * Discusses Applications In Aircraft And Rocket Propulsion, Space Flights, And Pumping Of Natural Gas. * Contains Large Number Of Solved And Unsolved Problems.The Present Edition Has An Additional Chapter (14) On Miscellaneous Problems In Compressible Flow (Gas Dynamics). This Is Designed To Support The Tutorials, Practice Exercises And Examinations. Problems Have Been Specially Chosen For Students And Engineers In The Areas Of Aerospace, Chemical, Gas And Mechanical Engineering.

The World's Most Fuel Efficient Vehicle

Design and Development of Pac Car II

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Author: Jean Jacques Santin

Publisher: vdf Hochschulverlag AG

ISBN: 3728131342

Category: Automobiles

Page: 339

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The goal of the PAC-Car project, a joint undertaking of ETH Zurich and ist partners, was to build a vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell system that uses as little fuel as possible. PAC-Car II set a new world record in fuel efficient driving (the equivalent of 5,385 km per liter of gasoline) during the Shell Eco-marathon in Ladoux (France) on June 26, 2005. This book, addressed to graduate students, engineering professors and others interested in fuel economy contests, is the frst to summarize the issues involved when designing and constructing a vehicle for fuel economy competitions. It describes the adventure of developing the PAC-Car II and others some specifc technical advice for anyone who wants to design an ultra-lightweight land vehicle, whatever its energy source. PAC-Car was a joint project of ETH Zurich and partners from academia and industry. The goal was to build a vehicle powered by a fuel cell system that uses as little fuel as possible. PAC-Car II set a new world record in fuel efficient driving (5,385 km per liter of petrol equivalent) during the Shell Eco-marathon in Ladoux (France) on June 26, 2005. This book is the first to summarize the design and construction issues of a vehicle for fuel economy contests. It deals with the adventure of developing this world-record vehicle and provides some specific technical tips. It will help anyone who is designing an ultra lightweight land vehicle, whatever its source of energy (thermal engine, human power, solar panels), and/or those who are interested in fuel cell applications. The book addresses graduate students and teachers of engineering disciplines as well as other people interested in fuel economy contests.Content: fuel economy competitions, design phase of a fuel economy vehicle, tires, vehicle behavior, aerodynamics, vehicle body structure, wheels, front axle and steering system, powertrain, fuel cell system, driving strategy, conclusion and outlook.

Fundamentals of Aerodynamics + Schaum's Outline of Fluid Dynamics

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Author: John Anderson,William Hughes

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

ISBN: 9780077983468

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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In keeping with its bestselling previous editions, Fundamentals of Aerodynamics, Fifth Edition by John Anderson, offers the most readable, interesting, and up-to-date overview of aerodynamics to be found in any text. The classic organization of the text has been preserved, as is its successful pedagogical features: chapter roadmaps, preview boxes, design boxes and summary section. Although fundamentals do not usually change over time, applications do and so various detailed content is modernized, and existing figures are replaced with modern data and illustrations. Historical topics, carefully developed examples, numerous illustrations, and a wide selection of chapter problems are found throughout the text to motivate and challenge students of aerodynamics.

Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

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Author: Solomon Hershel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781635496871

Category: Science

Page: 276

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Aerodynamics is a sub-field of gas dynamics and fluid dynamics which deals with the study of air, particularly its relationship with any solid and fluid object. It is mainly used in the construction, design and building of airplanes, space jets, rockets and other types of flying objects. It also plays a critical role in automotive designing. This book presents the complex subject of aerodynamics in the most comprehensible and easy to understand language. It is a valuable compilation of topics, ranging from the basic to the most complex theories and principles in this field. This textbook will serve as a valuable source of reference for those interested in this field.

A History of Aerodynamics

And Its Impact on Flying Machines

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Author: John D. Anderson, Jr

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139935992

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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From the Foreword: 'John Anderson's book represents a milestone in aviation literature. For the first time aviation enthusiasts - both specialists and popular readers alike - possess an authoritative history of aerodynamic theory. Not only is this study authoritative, it is also highly readable and linked to the actual (and more familiar) story of how the airplane evolved. The book touches on all the major theorists and their contributions and, most important, the historical context in which they worked to move the science of aerodynamics forward.' Von Hardesty, Smithsonian Institution From the reviews: 'Something of the unexpected quality of this book can be inferred from its full title A History of Aerodynamics and Its Impact on Flying Machines. Pilots tend to suppose that the science of aerodynamics began empirically, somewhere around the time of Lilienthal and the Wrights, and that aerodynamics and manned flight are roughly coeval. It is therefore surprising to come upon a photograph of the Wright Flyer as late as page 242 of the 478-page volume.' Peter Garrison, Flying 'This book successfully straddles the boundary that separates a text book from a history book. It is of equal interest to both the aerodynamicist and the layman. The textual balance achieved by the author has resulted in a book that is enjoyable and educational.' Earl See, American Aviation Historical Society Newsletter

Principles of Helicopter Aerodynamics with CD Extra

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Author: Gordon J. Leishman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521858601

Category: Science

Page: 826

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Written by an internationally recognized teacher and researcher, this book provides a thorough, modern treatment of the aerodynamic principles of helicopters and other rotating-wing vertical lift aircraft such as tilt rotors and autogiros. The text begins with a unique technical history of helicopter flight, and then covers basic methods of rotor aerodynamic analysis, and related issues associated with the performance of the helicopter and its aerodynamic design. It goes on to cover more advanced topics in helicopter aerodynamics, including airfoil flows, unsteady aerodynamics, dynamic stall, and rotor wakes, and rotor-airframe aerodynamic interactions, with final chapters on autogiros and advanced methods of helicopter aerodynamic analysis. Extensively illustrated throughout, each chapter includes a set of homework problems. Advanced undergraduate and graduate students, practising engineers, and researchers will welcome this thoroughly revised and updated text on rotating-wing aerodynamics.

Fundamentals of Helicopter Dynamics

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Author: C. Venkatesan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466566353

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 338

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Helicopter Dynamics Introduced in an Organized and Systematic Manner A result of lecture notes for a graduate-level introductory course as well as the culmination of a series of lectures given to designers, engineers, operators, users, and researchers, Fundamentals of Helicopter Dynamics provides a fundamental understanding and a thorough overview of helicopter dynamics and aerodynamics. Written at a basic level, this text starts from first principles and moves fluidly onward from simple to more complex systems. Gain Valuable Insight on Helicopter Theory Divided into 11 chapters, this text covers historical development, hovering and vertical flight, simplified rotor blade model in flap mode, and forward flight. It devotes two chapters to the aeroelastic response and stability analysis of isolated rotor blade in uncoupled and coupled modes. Three chapters address the modeling of coupled rotor–fuselage dynamics and the associated flight dynamic stability, and provide a simplified analysis of the ground resonance aeromechanical stability of a helicopter. Explains equations derived from first principles and approximations Contains a complete set of equations which can be used for preliminary studies Requires a basic first–level course in dynamics, as well as a basic first–level course in aerodynamics Useful for any student who wants to learn the complexities of dynamics in a flying vehicle, Fundamentals of Helicopter Dynamics is an ideal resource for aerospace/aeronautical, helicopter, and mechanical/control engineers, as well as air force schools and helicopter/rotorcraft manufacturers.

Fluid Mechanics

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Author: Frank Mangrom White,Rhim Yoon Chul

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789814720175

Category: Fluid mechanics

Page: 773

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Basic Aerodynamics

Incompressible Flow

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Author: Gary A. Flandro,Howard M. McMahon,Robert L. Roach

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139498614

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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In the rapidly advancing field of flight aerodynamics, it is especially important for students to master the fundamentals. This text, written by renowned experts, clearly presents the basic concepts of underlying aerodynamic prediction methodology. These concepts are closely linked to physical principles so that they are more readily retained and their limits of applicability are fully appreciated. Ultimately, this will provide students with the necessary tools to confidently approach and solve practical flight vehicle design problems of current and future interest. This book is designed for use in courses on aerodynamics at an advanced undergraduate or graduate level. A comprehensive set of exercise problems is included at the end of each chapter.