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  • Aeroelastic vibrations and stability of plates and shellsby Sergey D. Algazin; Igor A. Kijko

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 238.00

    Back-action of wind onto wings causes vibrations, endangering the whole structure. By careful choices of geometry, materials and damping, hazardous effects on wind engines, planes, turbines and cars can be avoided. This book gives an overview of aerodynamics and mechanics behind these problems and describes a range of mechanical effects. Numerical... more...

  • Waves and Mean Flowsby Oliver Bühler

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 101.00

    A modern account of the nonlinear interactions between waves and mean flows such as shear flows and vortices. more...

  • Elliptic, Hyperbolic and Mixed Complex Equations with Parabolic Degeneracyby Guo Chun Wen

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 241.00

    In the recent half-century, many mathematicians have investigated various problems on several equations of mixed type and obtained interesting results, with important applications to gas dynamics. However, the Tricomi problem of general mixed type equations of second order with parabolic degeneracy has not been completely solved, particularly the Tricomi... more...

  • Understanding Performance Flight Testingby Hubert C. Smith

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 34.95

    *Covers lightplane performance flight testing methods, measures, and computer applications *Includes CD-ROM with sample spreadsheets containing equations to help readers perform their own flight tests *Describes GPS (Global Positioning System) test method for airspeed calibration and rapid-wind camera method for takeoff performance more...

  • The New World Champion Paper Airplane Bookby John M. Collins

    Ten Speed Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    A collection of easy-to-fold paper airplane designs and innovative theories of flight, including the author's Guinness World Record-breaking airplane. Features 16 tear-out model planes.  Will YOU be the next to break the WORLD RECORD? Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories... more...

  • Wind Loading of Structuresby John D. Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 220.00

    Bridging the gap between wind and structural engineering, Wind Loading of Structures demonstrates the application of wind engineering principles to ensure maximum safety in a variety of structures. This book will assist the practising engineer in understanding the principles of wind engineering, and provide guidance on the successful design of structures... more...

  • Boundary Value Problems for Transonic Flowby Alexander G Kuz'min

    Wiley 2003; US$ 240.00

    Transonic flow occurs around moving objects as they approach and cross the sound barrier. Serious problems can occur at this point, such as shock-induced flow separation which can cause the aircraft to spin out of control. Another important practical problem is the achievement of higher aerodynamic performance of aircraft at cruise conditions, which... more...

  • Fundamentals of Airplane Flight Mechanicsby David Hull

    Springer 2007; US$ 109.00

    Flight mechanics is the application of Newton's laws to the study of vehicle trajectories (performance), stability, and aerodynamic control. This volume details the derivation of analytical solutions of airplane flight mechanics problems associated with flight in a vertical plane. It covers trajectory analysis, stability, and control. more...

  • IUTAM Symposium on One Hundred Years of Boundary Layer Researchby G. E. A. Meier; K. R. Sreenivasan; H.J. Heinemann

    Springer 2006; US$ 279.00

    Presents a collection of articles covering Boundary Layer research. This book covers such topics as: classification, definition and mathematics of boundary layers; instability of boundary layers and transition; boundary layers control; turbulent boundary layers; numerical treatment and boundary layer modelling; special effects in boundary layers. more...

  • Vortex Wakes of Aircraftsby Springer

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    The book presents methods of mathematical modeling of vortex wakes of aircraft in flights at high altitudes and close to the ground at take-off-landing regimes. The modeling is based on an extensive application of the method of discrete vortices in aircraft flights at high altitudes and on a conjugation of this method with the integral method of predicting... more...