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 Aerodynamics

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Author: John David Anderson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780071254083

Category: Aerodynamics

Page: 1008

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Offering an overview of aerodynamics, this book presents a discussion of the fundamental principles, and talks about inviscid incompressible flow and inviscid compressible flow. It also includes historical topics, examples, illustrations, and a selection of chapter problems that aim 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.

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 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.