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Aerodynamics

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

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 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...

  • Flight Dynamics Principlesby Michael V. Cook

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 59.95

    Flight dynamicists today need not only a thorough understanding of the classical stability and control theory of aircraft, but also a working appreciation of flight control systems and consequently a grounding in the theory of automatic control. In this text the author fulfils these requirements by developing the theory of stability and control of... more...

  • Flight Dynamics and System Identification for Modern Feedback Controlby Jared A Grauer; James E Hubbard Jr.

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 200.00

    Unmanned air vehicles are becoming increasingly popular alternatives for private applications which include, but are not limited to, fire fighting, search and rescue, atmospheric data collection, and crop surveys, to name a few. Among these vehicles are avian-inspired, flapping-wing designs, which are safe to operate near humans and are required to... more...

  • Aeroelastic Vibrations and Stability of Plates and Shellsby Sergey D. Algazin; Igor A. Kijko

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 252.00

    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.... more...

  • Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Experiments - 2by F. Martelli; W. Rodi

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 495.00

    Today understanding turbulence is one of the key issues in tackling flow problems in engineering. Powerful computers and numerical methods are now available for solving flow equations, but the simulation of turbulence effects, which are nearly always important in practice, are still at an early stage of development. Successful simulation of turbulence... more...

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

    Wiley 2003; US$ 256.00

    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...

  • Mechanics of Turbulence of Multicomponent Gasesby Mikhail Ya. Marov; Aleksander V. Kolesnichenko

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 99.00

    Space exploration and advanced astronomy have dramatically expanded our knowledge of outer space and made it possible to study the indepth mechanisms underlying various natural phenomena caused by complex interaction of physical-chemical and dynamical processes in the universe. Huge breakthroughs in astrophysics and the planetary s- ences have led... more...

  • Aerodynamics for Engineering Studentsby E. L. Houghton; P. W. Carpenter

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 76.95

    Already established as the leading course text on aerodynamics, Aerodynamics for Engineering Students has been revised to include the latest developments in flow control and boundary layers, and their influence on modern wing design, as well as introducing recent advances in the understanding of fundamental fluid dynamics. Computational methods have... more...

  • Controlling Pilot Error: Communicationsby Paul Illman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 21.95

    COMMUNICATIONS The foundations of safe flight *Overcome barriers to good communications in the cockpit and out *Handle all aspects of radio communications effectively and safely *Recognize and correct miscommunications *Improve interactions with air traffic controllers *Communicate more effectively in training situations *Vary radio use to specific... more...

  • Libration Point Orbits And Applications, Proceedings Of The Conferenceby G. Gómez; M W Lo; J J Masdemont

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 278.00

    This book presents the state of the art in numerical and analytical techniques as well as future trends associated with mission design for libration point orbits. It contains papers explaining theoretical developments and their applications, including the accurate description of some actual libration point missions of ESA and NASA. The existing software... more...