## Design of AircraftFor one semester junior/senior level courses in partial differential equations in departments of engineering, physics, applied mathematics, social sciences, biology, and other sciences. This text spans into the spectrum of physics, engineering, mathematical physiology, environmental studies, and mathematical applications. Motivated by applications it gives students the opportunity to connect the material in the text to that of their particular majors. Almost every topic in the text has an example or a counter example, allowing students to easily follow the examples one step at a time without getting lost. There is also an added focus on problems that require physical to mathematical translations, showing the students how mathematical equations have actual physical meaning in the real world. |

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One of the best books I ever read for Aircraft design. The most interesting part of this book is that the author describes how different design parameters affects the aircraft's performance in a simple and clear manner. I have recommended this book to many and has been a pleasure to receive positive feedback.

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### Contents

Preliminary Estimate of TakeOff Weight | 20 |

Wing Loading Selection | 38 |

Main Wing Design | 60 |

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3-D wing airfoil section angle of attack approximately aspect ratio base drag based on Eq calculated canard center of lift CERs chapter chord climb comparison aircraft conceptual SSBJ corresponds cruise altitude cruise Mach number design spreadsheet determined diameter drag coefficient effect feet fineness ratio flight phases fuel weight fuselage given by Eq horizontal tail input landing distances landing gear lbm/fA3 lift coefficient lift-induced drag load factor longerons longitudinal stability main wing maximum lift coefficient NACA parameters passenger payload percent planform plot propeller range RDT&E refined weight result rudder shown in Figure spreadsheet stability coefficient static margin static stability structure weight subsonic supersonic business jet sustained turn rate sweep angle T-tail tail design take-off and landing take-off distance take-off weight taper ratio thrust total drag trailing-edge flaps velocity vertical tail viscous drag wave drag weight estimate wing area wing design wing loading