Flight Stability and Automatic Control

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/1/1997
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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This edition of this this flight stability and controls guide features an unintimidating math level, full coverage of terminology, and expanded discussions of classical to modern control theory and autopilot designs. Extensive examples, problems, and historical notes, make this concise book a vital addition to the engineer's library.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Static Stability and Control

3 Aircraft Equations of Motion

4 Longitudinal Motion (Stick Fixed)

5 Lateral Motion (Stick Fixed)

6 Aircraft Response to Control on Atmospheric Inputs

7 Automatic Control Theory-The Classical Approach

8 Application of Classic Control Theory to Aircraft Autopilot Design

9 Modern Control Theory

10 Applications of Modern Control Theory to Aircraft Autopilot Design


A Atmospheric Tables

B Geometric, Mass, and Aerodynamic Characteristics of Selected Airplanes

C Mathematical Review of Laplace Transforms and Matrix Algebra

D Review of Control System Analysis Techniques

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