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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 22.95
A classic in its field, this university text and reference book has long been one of the basic works. This is the complete reprinting of the revised (1966) edition which brings the subject up to date, including a complete and probably unique chapter on conical flow round sweptback wings. After two introductory chapters on the simplifying assumptions... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
Rockets, in the primitive form of fireworks, have existed since the Chinese invented them around the thirteenth century. But it was the work of American Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945) and his development of liquid-fueled rockets that first produced a controlled rocket flight. Fascinated by rocketry since boyhood, Goddard designed, built, and... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
Although this classic introduction to space-flight engineering was first published not long after Sputnik was launched, the fundamental principles it elucidates are as varied today as then. The problems to which these principles are applied have changed, and the widespread use of computers has accelerated problem-solving techniques, but this book... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 34.95
Principle of Aeroelasticity constitutes an attempt to bring order to a group of problems which have coalesced into a distinct and mature subdivision of flight-vehicle engineering. The authors have formulated a unifying philosophy of the field based on the equations of forced motion of the elastic flight vehicle. A distinction is made between static... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95
"Written by one of the leading aerospace educators of our time, each sentence is packed with information. An outstanding book." ? Private Pilot "Illuminated throughout by new twists in explaining familiar concepts, helpful examples and intriguing ?by-the-ways.? A fine book." ? Canadian Aeronautics and Space Journal This classic by a Stanford University... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 22.95
"Most useful in working with wing sections and methods for using section data to predict wing characteristics . . . much detailed geometric and aerodynamic data." ? Mechanical Engineering The first edition of this work has been corrected and republished in answer to the continuing demand for a concise compilation of the subsonic aerodynamics characteristics... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 44.95
Designed as both a textbook for advanced engineering students and a reference book for practicing engineers, this highly regarded work deals not only with the practical aspects of aeroelasticity, but the aerodynamic and structural tools upon which these rest. Accordingly, the book divides roughly into two halves: the first deals with the tools and... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 26.95
"An outstanding textbook." ? Scientific, Medical and Technical Books Almost unsurpassed as a balanced, well-written account of fundamental fluid dynamics, Theory of Flight may still be recommended for a clearer presentation than is to be forced in many more recent works, though it is limited to situations in which air compressibility effects... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 34.95
The history of the helicopter may be traced back to the Chinese flying top (c. 400 BC) and to the work of Leonardo da Vinci, who sketched designs for a vertical flight machine utilizing a screw-type propeller. In the late 19th-century, Thomas Edison experimented with helicopter models, realizing that no such machine would be able to fly until the... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 32.95
Concise text discusses properties of wings and airfoils in incompressible and primarily inviscid flow, viscid flows, panel methods, finite difference methods, and computation of transonic flows past thin airfoils. 1984 edition. more...