Introduction to Aeronautics: A Design Perspective

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AIAA, 2004 - Aeronautics - 508 pages
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Contents

Design Thinking
1
13 Design Example
6
14 Design and Aeronautics
11
15 Brief History of Aircraft Design
15
16 Conclusion
24
18 More Details
26
References
36
Operating Environment
41
67 Dynamic LateralDirectional Stability
293
68 Chapter Summary
295
69 More DetailsCalculating Stability Parameters
300
F16A and F16C
305
Reference
311
Structures
315
73 Types of Stress
321
74 Loads
323

22 Characteristics of the Atmosphere
42
23 Pressure Measurement
44
24 Standard Atmosphere
46
25 Common Uses of the Standard Atmosphere
51
26 Chapter Summary
52
27 More DetailsMolecular Collisions and Aerodynamic
54
Reference
57
Aerodynamics and Airfoils
61
33 Basic Aerodynamics Applications
66
34 Viscous Flow
77
35 Airfoil Characteristics
85
36 Chapter Summary
95
37 More Details
100
References
106
Wings and Airplanes
113
42 Wings
114
43 HighLift Devices
124
44 Whole Aircraft Lift
128
46 MachNumber Effects
132
47 Chapter Summary
143
48 More Details
150
49 Whole Aircraft Analysis Example
162
References
169
Problems
170
Performance
173
53 Propulsion
175
54 Drag Curves
188
55 LifttoDrag Ratio
191
56 Power Curves
192
57 Curve Shifts
193
58 Glides
195
59 Climbs
198
510 Range and Endurance
201
511 Takeoff and Landing
217
512 Turns
224
513 Vn Diagrams
231
514 Energy Height and Specific Excess Power
233
515 Chapter Summary
238
More DetailsManeuverability Diagrams and Constraint Analysis
246
517 Performance Analysis Example
253
References
260
Stability and Control
267
63 Longitudinal Control Analysis
275
64 Longitudinal Stability
278
65 Dynamic Longitudinal Stability
285
66 LateralDirectional Stability
287
75 Structural Layout
328
76 Materials
331
77 Component Sizing
332
78 Structural Sizing Example
339
79 Weight Estimates
340
711 Chapter Summary
341
References
342
Sizing
345
82 Internal Layout
346
83 Structures and Weight
347
84 Geometry Constraints
350
85 Mission Analysis
354
86 Sizing Equation
362
87 Weight Fraction Method
364
88 Weight and Balance
365
89 Mission Analysis and Sizing Example
367
810 AeroDYNAMIC
373
812 Chapter Summary
375
References
377
Problems
378
Putting It All Together Conceptual Aircraft Design
379
92 Overview of the 12 Activities
380
93 Customer Focus
381
94 Design Synthesis
382
95 Geometry Modeling and Engineering Drawing
383
97 Propulsion Analysis
386
98 Constraint Analysis
387
99 Mission Analysis
389
910 Weight Analysis
390
911 Sizing
391
912 Cost Analysis
392
914 Performance Reporting
393
References
395
Case Studies and Future Aircraft Designs
397
1903 Wright Flyer
398
Douglas DC3
403
Evolution of the F16
419
105 Opportunities in Aircraft Design
427
106 Design Thinking in Other Contexts
433
References
434
Glossary
437
Supplemental Data
449
Answers
491
Index
501
Supporting Materials
507
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